TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:00

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets

Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had thei...

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets

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Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
2019-05-21 22:17

Our food system accounts for a whopping 37% of greenhouse-gas emissions, a UN report found. But it could also offer a solution to the climate crisis. Mark Hirsch/Getty Images The way we use land — for farming, mining, logging, and raising livestock — accounts for 23% of human-produced greenhouse gas emissions, a new report from the United Nations has found. The report calculated that ...
2019-08-09 00:00

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
2019-06-06 22:17

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s...
2019-06-13 16:17

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
2019-07-15 07:51

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coalmine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas emissions in two years without penalty under a Coal...
2019-08-12 22:51

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions increased for fourth year in a row in 2018 UN estimates indicate net greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 were 537 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalentAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise in 2018, according to a government report to the United Nations.The submission shows...
2019-05-29 06:51

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data China's climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment ministry said on Monday, citing the country's latest carbon "inventory" submitted to the United Nations....
2019-07-15 06:17

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
2019-06-28 04:00

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business group...
2019-07-11 22:17

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
2019-07-01 18:34

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
2019-06-07 03:17

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have warned the new emissions reduction minister could b...
2019-06-03 07:51

Pressure increases on Turkey's artists as Erdogan targets popular stars Artists and creative professionals are increasingly being targeted by authorities in Turkey. Insults against the president and "terror propaganda" are the most frequent accusations. Even big name stars are not spared....
2019-08-02 17:00

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent...
2019-05-31 14:01

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
2019-05-21 17:17

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
2019-07-23 16:51

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
2019-06-03 17:17

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
2019-06-04 17:17

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
2019-07-23 23:17

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administrati...
2019-06-04 20:51

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets The Associated Press has identified a phantom LinkedIn profile that appears to use an artificially generated face, and experts say its activity is typical of espionage efforts on the professional networking site...
2019-06-13 02:34

Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets, experts find LONDON — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing Heritage ...
2019-06-13 20:17

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules...
2019-07-02 21:51

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors...
2019-07-02 11:00

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued to dismiss dire concerns about climate change, faulted other countries for inaction and defended th...
2019-06-05 17:34

Raptors and Warriors face same obstacle in Game 5: Pressure SportsPulse: Trysta Krick explains why both the Warriors and the Raptors head into Game 5 of the NBA Finals with a ton of pressure on them.       ...
2019-06-10 08:34

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
2019-06-13 21:34

| Chiefs to face Botswanian giants Township Rollers Kaizer Chiefs are set to play Botswanian giants Township Rollers in a pre-season friendly on 20 July just seven days before the Carling Black Label Cup....
2019-07-02 14:17

Giants coach Pat Shurmur scrapes face after being tripped by dog It’s not just the players who are getting nicked up during training camp. Giants head coach Pat Shurmur was sporting a big scrape on the left side of his face Monday. He was playfully asked by a reporter who hit him. “Oh, nobody,” h...
2019-08-13 01:51

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 companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wedn...
2019-05-22 11:51

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
2019-06-21 17:51

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows BERLIN (AP) — Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Diplomats meeting in the western city of Bonn starting Monday will focus on resolving iss...
2019-06-17 15:51

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook ...
2019-06-04 04:51

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
2019-07-19 06:51

India Will Resist International Pressure On Climate Change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not bow down to any international pressure on the issue......
2019-06-28 03:17

REFILE-Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
2019-07-19 00:34

Facebook, Google and other tech giants to face antitrust investigation by House lawmakers The probe announced Monday by the House Judiciary Committee's competition-minded panel, led by Rep. David Cicilline (R.I.), is expected to be far-reaching, covering the extent to which a company like Google favors its products over rivals or Facebook...
2019-06-04 02:00

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption to their operations in the coming months....
2019-08-01 13:34

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supported by a plan of action....
2019-07-10 06:51

House Democratic leaders face pressure to impeach Trump post-Mueller hearings The growing momentum comes as the first ad featuring clips from the testimony of former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is being broadcast across the country....
2019-07-31 18:17

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2019-06-07 18:00

Keeping cool in the face of climate change As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Susta...
2019-06-30 19:34

Powell May Face More Questions on Fed's Approach to Climate Change Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s views on interest rates and the economy should be the main focus as he testifies before Congress this week, but he also may field questions on what the central bank is doing to address climate change risks....
2019-07-10 14:34

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters being sprayed with tear gas after refusing to move from the bridge....
2019-07-01 20:34

Sydney Declares a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
2019-06-21 11:00

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys w...
2019-06-04 12:34

Trump buildings face millions in climate fines under new New York rules Exclusive: if Trump Tower and other sites do not cut emissions, Trump Organization will owe $2.1m a year from 2030Donald Trump’s reluctance to address climate change is set to cost his business empire millions of dollars in fines levied by New York C...
2019-05-21 17:34

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticizing some governments for going the wrong way....
2019-07-04 01:00

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
2019-07-04 20:17

Greenhouse gas intensity decreasing at Suncor, CNRL: report Recently released data from Canada's two largest oil and gas producers, Suncor and CNRL, show the same thing: their greenhouse gas emission intensity levels continue to trend downward....
2019-07-23 19:34

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
2019-06-15 04:00

Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press....
2019-06-19 21:51

UPDATE 2-Governor wants Pennsylvania to join greenhouse gas reduction program Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asked Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to authorize the state to join a program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in several Northeastern U.S. states, according to a report from the Associated Press. An a...
2019-06-20 00:17

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
2019-08-15 05:17

Manitoba lowers target for greenhouse gas emission reduction plan Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires has cut the target of Manitoba's greenhouse gas emission reduction plan to less than half its original target....
2019-06-11 16:17

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Swede...
2019-06-13 06:00

To secure pro-worker legislation, hold politicians' feet to the fire | Steven Greenhouse Unions should draw up a Contract for the American Worker and make it clear they will only support candidates who endorse itDonald Trump will no doubt tell the world he deserves to be re-elected because the economy is “the best ever”. Never mind that ...
2019-06-10 22:34

ABB's largest shareholder pleased with new CEO appointment ABB's largest shareholder Investor AB is pleased with the appointment of Bjorn Rosengren as the new chief executive of the engineering group, the Swedish investment company said on Monday....
2019-08-12 10:17

Cory Booker would refer to New York Giants as the 'New Jersey Giants' if elected president Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that if he were elected, he would purposely refer to the New York Giants as the New Jersey Giants.       ...
2019-07-10 23:51

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 03:34

Chevron CEO: A higher Anadarko bid 'would have eroded shareholder value' Chevron CEO Michael Wirth sits down with CNBC's Brian Sullivan to discuss big topics in the oil sector such as prices, Chevron's business outlook, the Anadarko Bid and the lag in oil stocks....
2019-06-19 18:34

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 01:51

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
2019-05-25 03:01

ISS backs Icahn's call for more shareholder say after Anadarko deal Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services on Thursday urged Occidental Petroleum Corp shareholders to ask management to let them weigh in on board and governance issues as the company......
2019-07-31 19:51

BlackRock poised to become Authentic Brands' largest shareholder -WSJ BlackRock Inc is taking a stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC in a deal valuing the U.S.-based entertainment company at more than $4 billion including debt, the Wall Street Journal reports on Sunday citing sources....
2019-08-12 04:17

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning looking for an inquiry into the company before a Dutch court....
2019-05-22 19:00

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
2019-05-21 21:51

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despit...
2019-06-05 21:17

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
2019-07-01 16:51

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
2019-06-10 15:51

Facebook protesters share their dislike of company at shareholder meeting Eight proposals are up for vote, including plans for an independent board chair and to reform the company’s share structureA specter is haunting Facebook’s shareholder meeting – the specter of a giant, inflatable angry emoji. The eight-foot frowny fa...
2019-05-30 21:17

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the ...
2019-08-12 01:51

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all shareholder proposals, including a resolution that would ha...
2019-06-20 02:00

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
2019-06-21 19:51

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
2019-05-24 03:51

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings....
2019-05-24 23:51

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
2019-06-05 12:34

Delaware court revives Blue Bell Creameries shareholder suit DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Supreme Court has overturned the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit against one the country’s largest ice cream makers after a 2015 listeria outbreak that killed three people. The court ruled Tuesday that a j...
2019-06-19 15:51

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:01

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
2019-06-05 07:00

Brazil Banrisul says controlling shareholder mulling share offering - filing Brazilian lender Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul SA said in a securities filing on Tuesday its controlling shareholder is looking to sell a stake in the bank in a share offering....
2019-08-13 14:51

Amazon Shareholder Tries To Return Purchased Item Directly To Jeff Bezos Amid Amazon's annual shareholders conference where dozens of people joined to discuss issues like renewable energy use and equal pay, a woman called out to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trying to return a......
2019-05-23 10:34

UPDATE 1-BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the f...
2019-08-12 04:17

UPDATE 3-Transat accepts Air Canada's buyout offer, deal needs shareholder approval Air Canada said on Thursday that Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc accepted its all-cash bid of C$520 million ($396 million), but some Transat shareholders want more and must approve the transaction....
2019-06-27 21:00

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
2019-06-05 17:17

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asked to help return customer's package at shareholder’s meeting At an annual shareholder’s meeting, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was asked by a customer if he could help return her package.        ...
2019-05-25 02:51

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people are hiding out....
2019-08-01 06:51

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
2019-06-30 14:17

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing each other....
2019-08-02 17:51

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
2019-07-02 22:17

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
2019-06-03 07:51

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
2019-05-29 00:34

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-28 07:00

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
2019-06-06 20:51

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series at Marlins Park to begin the second half, Van Wag...
2019-07-12 09:01

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
2019-06-03 04:34

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
2019-05-21 15:01

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
2019-05-22 03:34

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13 15:17

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We must change almost everything – from our homes to our meals – but the government’s record is not goodThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life, affecting our homes, the food we eat and the way ...
2019-06-12 19:51

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
2019-06-28 13:17

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
2019-06-27 18:34

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.        ...
2019-07-14 22:34

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce steel, one of its trademark products....
2019-07-02 19:51

Senior China diplomat says important for U.S.-China to meet face-to-face Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and cooperate no matter how many problems may arise....
2019-08-01 12:00

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
2019-06-12 04:00

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
2019-07-02 00:00

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
2019-06-28 21:34

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
2019-05-23 18:00

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank India’s economy is booming, driving up electric power consumption to unprecedented levels. The nation’s installed electricity capacity, which increased fivefold in the past three decades, is expected to triple over the next 20 years. At the same time...
2019-08-01 03:00

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
2019-06-05 19:00

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the country £1tn and lead to industries becoming “eco...
2019-06-06 12:51

BMW's Profits Hit by Electric Vehicle and Emissions Costs The German luxury car maker’s second-quarter net earnings tumbled 29%, hit by exchange rate fluctuations and manufacturing costs for electric vehicles....
2019-08-01 13:00

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
2019-07-04 17:00

Judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the city’s low emissions zone, a judge has ruled that the traffic restrictions must be maintained.As of Mon...
2019-07-08 16:34

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
2019-07-01 13:51

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
2019-06-19 13:00

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won’t be enough on its ownOne of Theresa May’s most consequential decisions of her unhappy premiership ...
2019-06-12 19:51

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically o...
2019-08-01 23:34

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis.Passen...
2019-07-22 04:17

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Educat...
2019-08-03 00:34

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
2019-07-09 19:17

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2019-07-18 05:17

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
2019-06-03 21:34

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030...
2019-06-28 16:17

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government request for emissions modifications to thousands of polluting cars has been branded a scandal by en...
2019-07-23 17:51

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
2019-06-21 02:00

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideo...
2019-06-28 18:51

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
2019-06-12 22:51

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emission...
2019-06-12 22:17

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 year...
2019-06-04 14:51

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
2019-07-09 21:17

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests. Prosecutors in Munich said in...
2019-07-31 18:51

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 04:51

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 21:51

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
2019-06-22 22:00

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 20:51

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the end of September 2015 and not preventing the sale of affected Audi and VW vehicles thereafter....
2019-08-01 02:34

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite h...
2019-08-01 06:17

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
2019-06-12 19:51

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 01:51

DVSA slams “unacceptable” Nissan Qashqai emissions News 23 Jul, 2019 On-road tests find the Nissan Qashqai emits 17 times more NOx than lab limits; DVSA criticises brand’s decision not to address issue...
2019-07-23 15:51

Madrid set to become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid is set to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician who view...
2019-05-31 14:01

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
2019-08-05 19:51

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
2019-05-21 20:17

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50 percent Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce less methane could have a major impact on climate change....
2019-07-05 21:51

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
2019-05-21 17:51

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violat...
2019-08-12 19:17

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
2019-07-17 23:51

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
2019-08-15 04:51

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
2019-06-05 19:34

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050....
2019-06-19 16:00

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
2019-07-31 17:51

Ex-Audi boss charged with fraud over 'Dieselgate' emissions scandal Rupert Stadler, who ran Audi until 2018, was arrested last year for his involvement in the "Dieselgate" scandal. Prosecutors allege Stadler allowed the sale of vehicles after he was made aware of emissions cheating....
2019-08-01 04:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 09:17

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to...
2019-08-14 17:51

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
2019-06-04 20:51

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
2019-07-12 15:17

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
2019-05-24 04:17

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
2019-06-12 17:17

Scandinavian Airlines stops duty free sales to cut emissions COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says it will stop selling duty-free goods on its flights to reduce the weight of its aircraft and save fuel and ultimately reduce carbon emissions, saying “every step on the way to sustainable tr...
2019-06-04 14:51

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
2019-05-23 10:17

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20 19:01

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
2019-06-27 19:51

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe second US state after California to impose a cap and trade program aimed at reducing industrial carbo...
2019-06-20 15:34

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
2019-06-14 08:34

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
2019-08-13 09:51

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the ene...
2019-07-23 13:17

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating German prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal....
2019-07-31 17:51

Australia's emissions still rising, says report withheld in defiance of Senate order Data showing 0.7% rise in 2018 published a week late and only after minister discloses it to the AustralianAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing, according to a government report that was withheld for a week in defiance of a Senat...
2019-06-06 07:34

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to t...
2019-07-08 22:00

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly-released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, w...
2019-06-11 22:51

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, ...
2019-06-07 23:17

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
2019-06-18 04:00

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for ne...
2019-05-29 00:00

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back out of a promised emissions cut nearly eight times...
2019-08-14 11:17

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European Union’s toughening pollution standards....
2019-08-13 15:17

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions without hindering its economy....
2019-08-13 19:51

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
2019-05-23 14:17

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global stan...
2019-06-11 21:34

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade in 2018 after surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra ...
2019-06-11 18:17

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
2019-05-23 17:00

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
2019-06-11 15:17

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest...
2019-07-18 23:00

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
2019-06-27 18:34

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between the Obama era standards and the Trump administration's prop...
2019-06-07 10:51

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030 Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its exposure to thermal coal or power plants by 2030....
2019-08-07 18:00

Outside group finds 'Green New Deal' emissions target crashes government model Reaching the "Green New Deal's" (GND) goal of drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is practically impossible, according to an analysis using the government's own economic modeling....
2019-07-24 12:34

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
2019-05-24 23:17

Coalition's emissions reduction fund labelled 'a joke' after first post-election auction Government spends less than $1m for cut equivalent to only 0.01% of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas pollutionThe Morrison government’s main climate change policy, the emissions reduction fund, has been labelled “a joke” after its latest auction bou...
2019-08-02 02:00

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent ...
2019-07-12 23:51

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026....
2019-06-07 01:00

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon diox...
2019-07-12 21:51

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
2019-06-22 16:51

Audi targets BMW X4 with new Q3 Sportback Bespoke-styled new model will enter the fray for coupe-style SUVs this autumn, priced from £35,000 Audi has launched a rival to the niche-filling Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé and BMW X4 in the form of the new Q3 Sportback. Arriving in the UK in the autum...
2019-07-24 01:00

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
2019-06-14 10:34

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
2019-08-14 17:17

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
2019-06-07 12:34

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-22 06:34

UPDATE 1-Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026, warning that the lack of a deal could lead to "an ex...
2019-06-07 04:51

EE targets businesses as it launches 5G 'Phase One' EE will switch on the UK’s first 5G network next week, with coverage going live in six cities on 30 May before arriving in ten further locations before the end of the year.The UK’s largest mobile operator has adopted a ‘demand-le...
2019-05-22 11:34

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-04 06:51

FDA targets teens with e-cigarette prevention ads Today, the FDA launched its first e-cigarette prevention TV ads. Part of "The Real Cost" campaign, they're meant to educate teens on the dangers of e-cigarette use. The ads will target nearly 10.7 million teens, aged 12 to 17, who have used e-ci...
2019-07-22 19:01

| Proteas spinner targets ‘ton-up’ club Tumultuous events have engulfed SA cricket this week, but Keshav Maharaj looks one bastion of solidity for the tough India tour, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-08-07 20:00

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
2019-06-19 07:17

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the sta...
2019-07-14 10:51

Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington Elite American prospect Shakur Stevenson wants to challenge IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington, and he's willing to come to the UK to do it The post Shakur Stevenson targets Josh Warrington appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-16 11:51

NBN Co reaches its 2019 rollout and activation targets… just After a shaky start, the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has been staying largely on track of late, and the most recent word from NBN Co claims that it’s reached more of its targets.Specifically, NBN Co forecast that the number...
2019-07-04 06:51

Peacock targets further improvement after Anniversary Games win "Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock warned there was plenty of room for improvement despite a comprehensive T44-47-64 100m victory at the 2019 Anniversary Games."...
2019-07-20 23:17

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
2019-07-07 02:51

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting child poverty as part of a new approach to its finances. The liberal-led government on Thursday unveile...
2019-05-30 05:51

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
2019-06-02 13:17

Stroman? Bauer? The best Yankees pitching targets right now On Wednesday afternoon, Braves left-hander Dallas Keuchel gave up five runs (four earned) to the Brewers over 5 ²/₃ innings, walking two and striking out five. His ERA shot up from 3.09 to 3.58 in six starts, totaling 37 ²/₃ innings. Those overall nu...
2019-07-18 05:34

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrant...
2019-07-16 06:51

FBI targets LA’s City Hall, DWP in scathing investigation FBI agents descended on Los Angeles’s City Hall and a public utilities agency Monday amid a wide-ranging federal probe into the local government, according to a new report. Federal agents targeted City Hall, law enforcement sources told the Los Angel...
2019-07-23 01:51

Wisconsin governor says Foxconn is again likely to miss job targets Gov. Tony Evers reveals that the Foxconn manufacturing complex planned in Wisconsin is likely to continue falling short of the threshold required to begin receiving billions of dollars in state incentives, even after production begins next year....
2019-07-09 22:00

Catsburg targets home WTCR podium "Nicky Catsburg has his sights on a podium finish at WTCR Race of Netherlands, his home rounds of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, today."...
2019-05-21 15:00

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track filed a federal discrimination complaint over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
2019-06-20 18:00

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
2019-08-02 00:51

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ over online promotions WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators moved to discipline vaping companies for inappropriately promoting their flavored nicotine formulas through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. The Food and Drug Administration sent wa...
2019-06-07 22:34

The US Army is developing AI missiles that find their own targets The US Army wants to build smart missiles that will use AI to select their targets, raising concerns that the technology will be a form of lethal autonomous weapon...
2019-08-15 03:17

U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 00:17

FDA targets vaping ‘influencers’ for online promotions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are targeting four vaping companies for inappropriately pushing their flavored nicotine products through so-called influencers on Facebook, Twitter and other websites The Food and Drug Administration on Friday sent w...
2019-06-07 17:17

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, ...
2019-06-28 05:00

U.S. Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to pa...
2019-06-18 00:51

The top transfer targets in action at the Copa América Scouts should look out for Duván Zapata, Maxi Gómez, Giovani lo Celso, Rodrigo de Paul, Guillermo Maripan and Erick PulgarBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe Copa América kicks off on Friday night as the hosts face Bolivia in São Paulo, with fellow b...
2019-06-14 12:34

Conagra Sales Fall Short of Targets Conagra joined the list of food makers disclosing disappointing results, after competitors, including Kraft Heinz, undercut several of its key brands on price....
2019-06-27 23:51

Senator Rubio targets Huawei over patents U.S. Senator Marco Rubio filed legislation on Monday that would prevent Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from seeking damages in U.S. patent courts, after the Chinese firm demanded that Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to pa...
2019-06-18 01:17

BAT affirms FY targets, to consolidate new category portfolio British American Tobacco on Wednesday said it expected revenue growth in its vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year, leading it to affirm its full-year targets....
2019-06-12 09:34

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-...
2019-06-29 20:34

| WADA targets 298 athletes in disgraced Moscow lab files WADA says it was "compiling strong evidence" of doping with 298 athletes from files and samples retrieved from Moscow's disgraced former drug-testing laboratory....
2019-07-03 04:17

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
2019-07-03 01:34

Tesla proved it can hit production targets. Now investors want to see profits The company's second-quarter production and delivery numbers, released late Tuesday, eased investors' concerns about demand for its electric cars and SUVs with the company delivering a record 95,200 vehicles in the last quarter....
2019-07-03 20:51

Oracle's Revenue Beats Targets in Latest Quarter Oracle reported stronger-than-expected sales and beat profit targets for its latest quarter as the business-software giant’s fast-growing new businesses offset declining old ones....
2019-06-20 03:17

Ford targets Tesla with its new electric truck claim Ford is going on the offensive to defend its highly profitable pickup franchise from emerging all-electric truck competitors such as Tesla. The company on Tuesday released an EV pickup prototype capable of towing more than 1 million pounds....
2019-08-04 07:00

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
2019-08-13 00:51

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for being “hostile toward whites.” The DOE-...
2019-07-21 04:00

Saudi-led coalition targets own allies in Yemen airstrikes The attack came a day after southern separatists seized control of the strategic port city of Aden, threatening to fracture the Saudi alliance and open a new front in the four-year-old conflict....
2019-08-11 23:34

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
2019-07-19 00:34

Latinos fear being targets in wake of mass shootings The violence has some Hispanics looking over their shoulders, avoiding speaking Spanish in public and seeking out escape routes amid fears they could be next....
2019-08-11 22:34

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednesday, according to the Health Ministry's emergency service Field Medicine and Support Center....
2019-07-03 19:17

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
2019-07-18 13:34

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse....
2019-06-19 12:00

ACCC targets Google and Facebook with five investigations underway Rejecting the idea that the digital giants are merely 'dumb pipes', ACCC chair Rod Sims has said taking them to court lays down rules within which they must operate....
2019-08-13 08:17

Trump administration targets Maduro's son 'Nicolasito' with sanctions The Trump administration turned up the pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by targeting his son Nicolas "Nicolasito" Maduro with sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said....
2019-06-28 19:17

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
2019-06-21 23:17

Swarms Of Indian Drones Being Designed To Take Out Targets Like Balakot A team of engineers and software experts at state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd and NewSpace Research and Technologies, a Bengaluru based start-up looking at next-generation aviation technologies, is......
2019-07-12 10:51

Peaty wins breaststroke gold, targets 'low 56' for 2020 Adam Peaty collected his third straight 100 metres breaststroke world title on Monday but such is the Briton's dominance in the event that he had to remind himself to enjoy the moment despite not breaking the world record....
2019-07-23 00:17

NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity....
2019-08-01 22:34

Wimbledon Targets India's 'Nirvana Fan Base' With Lite App The official Wimbledon app is packed with heavy graphics but the new, slimmed-down alternative is designed for fans in places with poorer bandwidth and older smartphones -- especially India....
2019-07-09 02:00

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Department recently named a terrorist organization....
2019-06-08 08:51

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
2019-06-13 02:17

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food ...
2019-08-15 06:17

'How is this not inciting violence?': gun shop billboard targets the Squad North Carolina billboard calls congresswomen ‘The 4 Horsemen’ in what anti-gun violence advocates call an incitement to violenceA gun shop in North Carolina has erected an advertising billboard invoking an apocalyptic prophesy to mock the progressive...
2019-08-02 01:17

IMF Says Pakistan Bailout Sets Ambitious Fiscal Targets The $6 billion loan package for Pakistan approved by the International Monetary Fund last week will require "very ambitious" fiscal measures and sustained commitment for the bailout to succeed, IMF......
2019-07-09 02:51

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
2019-07-16 22:00

All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears Will Smith is in for quite a treat teaming up with other All-Stars, potential future teammates with the trade deadline looming       ...
2019-07-09 14:51

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
2019-07-03 20:17

Democratic Contenders Rake In Cash From Tech Antitrust Targets Several presidential hopefuls from the Democratic Party—including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders—have harvested big campaign donations from employees of the technology companies they want to break up....
2019-06-08 09:51

Apple targets Intel's German modem business for its 5G creds Apple is reportedly in talks to buy Intel’s German modem business as it seeks to take more control over the iPhone’s supply chain.The Information says talks between the two companies started last year, with Intel eager to sell off its m...
2019-06-12 16:00

SpaceX Targets Late June for Falcon Heavy Launch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will take to the skies for the third time to launch the US Department of Defense's Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission in late June....
2019-06-12 14:17

Honda targets boosted Formula 1 quali mode after first Red Bull win Honda is planning an extra Formula 1 engine upgrade this season and has targeted an improved qualifying mode following its first victory of the V6 turbo-hybrid era...
2019-07-08 14:51

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
2019-06-11 21:17

On Population Control, Shiv Sena Targets A Section Of Muslims A section of the Muslim community "does not understand the importance of curbing population", BJP ally Shiv Sena alleged on Friday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence......
2019-08-17 15:00

Tesla Model 3 deliveries beat Wall Street targets Tesla Inc beat expectations for deliveries of its Model 3 sedan in the second quarter, a performance that could ease concerns about demand for the new electric sedan....
2019-07-02 22:34

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
2019-07-19 16:00

Masked Group Targets US Embassy With Arson Attack In Honduras Masked protesters set fire to the gate of the US embassy in Honduras on Friday during massive demonstrations against public sector reforms in the country....
2019-06-01 12:00

Three killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and military sources said....
2019-07-11 16:51

Renault's Zhou targets F2 wins, "not interested" in 'rookie title' Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou says he is not interested in being the top Formula 2 newcomer in 2019 and his target is overall wins and podiums...
2019-07-11 17:51

Trump Targets Google's China Ties, Citing Thiel President Trump said the U.S. government would look into national-security concerns raised by billionaire investor and Facebook Inc. board member Peter Thiel about Google’s ties to the Chinese government....
2019-07-16 17:34

India Test Fires 3 Tank-Buster Nag Missiles, All Hit Their Targets Moving closer toward the induction of the Nag anti-tank guided missiles into the Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday carried out three successful test firings of the......
2019-07-08 08:34

Trump targets poorest legal immigrants in 'bid to bypass Congress' US President Donald Trump's administration is introducing a new rule which will prevent the country's poorest legal immigrants from gaining permanent residency....
2019-08-13 13:51

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
2019-07-14 22:00

Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option" Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"...
2019-08-14 18:17

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
2019-07-10 07:00

Iran breaks enrichment targets in second breach of nuclear deal Tehran plans to produce uranium at 5% enrichment as tensions with the US buildIran has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by announcing plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal.In ...
2019-07-07 09:01

Of 160 high-emitting companies, 20 are on track to hit Paris targets: study Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals....
2019-07-10 07:51

Mexico president says budget hole probe only targets ex-minister so far Mexico's president said on Friday that a former cabinet minister who had been questioned over an alleged $250 million loss to taxpayers under the previous government was the only official being investigated in the case so far....
2019-08-10 06:34

Researchers uncover a new piece of RAT malware that targets cryptocurrency users Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabZ have identified a new remote-access trojan (RAT) called Saefko, which retrieves Chrome browser history in a search for cryptocurrency-related activity The RAT, written in .NET and available for sale on the dark web, ...
2019-08-10 05:34

$3 million Fortnite winner—and his parents—become latest swatting targets Enlarge / Police SWAT Team at work. (credit: Onfokus | Getty Images) Yet another armed police force has been called in on yet another unsuspecting victim, as the recently crowned Fortnite world champion took a break from a livestream to deal with a...
2019-08-15 03:17

Uber loses billions, falls short of revenue targets The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services....
2019-08-09 07:34

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
2019-05-29 19:17

Zurich Insurance set to beat profit targets after strong first half Zurich Insurance Group is set to beat its financial targets as it uses aggressive cost-cutting to counter a weaker topline, Europe's fifth-biggest insurer said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 12:34

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran natio...
2019-05-24 21:34

Gianfranco Zola turns down new role at Chelsea and targets job as manager • Chelsea legend to leave this weekend when contract expires• Zola rejects ambassadorial position and wants ‘to take next step’Gianfranco Zola will leave Chelsea this weekend upon the expiry of his contract having turned down the offer of an ambassad...
2019-06-28 05:51

Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch Anthony Joshua claims he will learn from defeat and come back stronger The post Anthony Joshua blames only himself as he targets immediate Andy Ruiz Jr rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02 11:34

Ultra cyclist targets 24-hour record, with no toilet breaks Riding a bicycle round and round a velodrome non-stop for 24 hours sounds like a form of penance but for 48-year-old James MacDonald it is just another extreme two-wheeled challenge that needs to be crossed off his list....
2019-06-22 07:17

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate st...
2019-06-04 05:00

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
2019-06-06 04:00

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
2019-06-03 02:00

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
2019-05-25 12:51

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report "Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday."...
2019-05-25 13:51

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
2019-05-22 14:17

Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare The 86-year-old woman in rural Utah doesn’t usually answer solicitations from strangers, she said, but the young couple who knocked on her front door seemed so nice. Before long, she had handed over her Medicare and Social Security numbers — and allo...
2019-08-02 01:34

Trump targets $43 billion industry with video game blame Blaming pop culture for criminal behavior, as President Trump did by linking "grisly video games" to mass shootings such as those in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, is a centuries-old tactic....
2019-08-06 07:34

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
2019-07-21 16:34

On Syama Prasad Mookerjee's Death Anniversary, BJP Targets Congress The BJP today accused former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru of not investigating the death of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee, despite requests from his family. The party's new working......
2019-06-23 22:01

Ukraine's anti-corruption campaign targets Klitschko and Poroshenko Ukraine's new president swept to power by vowing to fight corruption. On the heels of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's election success, his predecessor and the high-profile mayor of Kyiv are now in the anti-graft crosshairs....
2019-07-31 18:34

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition.“The Departm...
2019-07-23 23:51

Froome targets 2020 Tour as he recovers from horror crash Four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome says he is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a horrific crash in June that ended his 2019 season and is already targeting next year's race in a quest for a record-equalling fifth title....
2019-08-03 19:34

Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 8 injured SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say a car bombing has targeted an armored vehicle belonging to the Indian army in disputed Kashmir, wounding at least six soldiers and two civilians. The Indian army said the attack Monday evening was a “failed ...
2019-06-17 20:17

US Cyber Attacks On Iranian Targets Not Successful, Says Iran Minister U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon had launched a long-planned cyber attack to......
2019-06-24 11:00

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the out...
2019-05-23 03:51

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentagon launched a long-planned cyber attack to disable the country's rocket launch systems....
2019-06-24 06:51

Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award • Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership award• Eddie Jones will watch Saturday’s game against SaracensDanny Cipriani has been named the Premiership’s player of the season in further recognition of an outstanding first campaign with Gloucester which he...
2019-05-23 13:00

Manuel Pellegrini lines up top West Ham transfer targets as new structure pays off With less than a fortnight until West Ham head for Switzerland to begin their pre-season preparations, things are beginning to fall into place at London Stadium....
2019-06-22 11:51

Trump targets four liberal congresswomen with tweets that Pelosi denounces as ‘xenophobic’ The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should ‘go back’ to the ‘crime infested places from which they came.’...
2019-07-14 17:34

Nirmala Sitharaman's "Combination Locks" Analogy Targets Delhi Government Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the Delhi government should work harmoniously with the BJP-led Central government and the municipal corporations for the development of......
2019-07-15 01:17

New Trump rule targets poor and could cut legal immigration in half, advocates say U.S. President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a sweeping rule on Monday that some experts say could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people for being too poor....
2019-08-13 01:51

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
2019-05-30 02:34

Chelsea reject new Bayern bid as Hudson-Odoi targets September return • German champions £22.5m approach is turned down• Hudson-Odoi making swift recovery from achilles injuryChelsea have rejected a new bid from Bayern Munich for Callum Hudson-Odoi as they attempt to convince him to commit his future to the club, with ...
2019-06-29 00:51

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets-ministry China's agriculture ministry said on Friday that prevention and control of armyworm was crucial for hitting the country's annual grain output targets as well as for economic and social stability....
2019-05-24 14:17

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
2019-05-25 14:17

Dassault Systemes targets life sciences with $5.8 billion Medidata deal France's Dassault Systemes moved to build up its life sciences presence with a $5.8 billion cash deal to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. firm focused on clinical trials....
2019-06-12 11:00

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand from power, steel and petrochemical industries, a government-backed study showed on Wednesday....
2019-05-30 00:00

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open title • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker ...
2019-06-04 23:34

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-28 03:51

Héctor Bellerín targets September return after good injury recovery • Arsenal player ahead of schedule in knee injury recovery• Club close to confirming Edu as technical directorHéctor Bellerín is ahead of schedule in his recovery from the cruciate knee ligament rupture that he suffered in January and he hopes to be ...
2019-07-09 15:51

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and whe...
2019-07-25 06:51

Andy Murray targets Australian Open for return to peak strength • Murray will use Asian tournaments to prepare for Melbourne• ‘I’m certainly not going to go backwards from here’Andy Murray is hoping to be back to the peak of his physical powers in time for the 2020 Australian Open after making his singles return....
2019-08-13 15:17

New Cboe Vest Fund Targets Distributions of 3.5% Above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns McLean, VA – Nov. 8, 2017 – The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”) seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance o...
2019-05-21 18:00

MJ Akbar Targets Priya Ramani's Tweets, Articles In Cross-Examination Former Union Minister MJ Akbar, cross-examined in a Delhi court on Saturday in a defamation case filed by him against journalist Priya Ramani, said the articles and tweets by her were not meant to......
2019-07-06 14:51

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: military source At least two people were killed and three wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, a military source said....
2019-07-11 16:00

Chrome protects high-profile hacking targets against risky downloads Google's Advanced Protection Program now protects high-risk hacking targets even while they're casually surfing the web. Users who turn on account syncing in Chrome now have elevated protection against risky downloads. The browser will pr...
2019-08-07 11:00

Italian-Canadian police operation targets 'ndrangheta mafia clan Police in Canada and Italy have arrested at least 23 suspected members of the 'ndrangheta mafia, in a joint operation. The 'ndrangheta, little known in Canada, had set up operations near Toronto....
2019-07-19 16:00

Ericsson says on track for 2020 targets as second-quarter profit matches forecasts Mobile network gear maker Ericsson posted a second-quarter profit in line with expectations on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment....
2019-07-17 09:51

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video post...
2019-06-17 02:34

Rare May storm targets California; ski resort staying open until August Following the announcement that Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort will stay open into August, more mountain snow is falling as a rare May storm sweeps across California....
2019-05-27 05:34

Trump targets Hispanic vote in Florida battleground for re-election kickoff President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, an indication of Florida's importance to his bid to return to the White House....
2019-06-17 23:34

Minister flags 'ambitious' recycling targets to kickstart waste market States will be required to spend agreed portion of procurement budget on recycled materials for public projectsThe federal government is preparing to unveil “ambitious” new targets that will require all states and territories to spend a portion of th...
2019-07-18 21:51

Huami Amazfit GTR targets Apple Watch with 74-day battery and Iron Man model Chasing the premium smartwatch segment, Huawei-owned Huami is offering two different Amazfit GTR watch sizes, including one with crazy battery life.Read More...
2019-07-17 02:51

Hitting clean air targets 'could stop 67,000 child asthma cases a year' Staying within WHO pollution limits would prevent 11% of new diagnoses, study saysAlmost 67,000 new cases of asthma in children across 18 European countries could be prevented every year if levels of tiny particulates polluting the air are cut to rec...
2019-08-08 07:34

Triple suicide bomb attack in Nigeria targets football fans Three suicide bombers have killed 30 people in the village of Konduga in Borno, Nigeria. The attackers targeted an area where people had gathered to watch a football game....
2019-06-17 13:34

Fantasy Football: D'Onta Foreman, Benny Snell among sleeper targets D'Onta Foreman of the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Benny Snell are among the top sleeper running backs in fantasy football this season, according to UPI's Al Butler....
2019-07-02 20:51

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today announced the planned introduction of the Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which provides invest...
2019-05-22 02:51

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Re...
2019-06-13 21:17

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.Read More...
2019-05-22 16:17

Netflix shares fall 10% as streaming giant misses growth targets Netflix added barely half the expected 5 million new subscribersQuarterly figures blamed on content slate not competitionNetflix’s missed its growth targets by a huge margin in the last three months, the company announced on Wednesday, triggering a 1...
2019-07-17 23:17

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
2019-07-20 12:17

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, on track to hit 2019 targets Anglo American on Thursday posted a 2% rise in second quarter output and reaffirmed full-year production targets, boosted by a restart of operations at its Brazilian iron ore mine and higher volumes of coking coal....
2019-07-18 12:34

People’s Vote campaign targets 100 marginals in case of snap election Referendum campaigners urge supporters to ditch party loyalties and employ ‘hard-headed’ tactical votingThe campaign leading the push for a second EU referendum has drawn up a hit list of 100 marginal seats in which it will tell Remain supporters to ...
2019-08-04 02:51

Novartis raises full-year targets, aims to settle U.S. lawsuit Novartis boss Vas Narasimhan raised full-year targets on Thursday and announced that $700 million has been set aside in the hope of settling a decade-old lawsuit alleging that the Swiss drugmaker bribed U.S. doctors....
2019-07-18 12:34

Lawsuit targets alleged Puerto Rico power company corruption SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances has filed a lawsuit to recover what it calls massive fraudulent payments made by the island’s power company to fuel suppliers for more than a decade. T...
2019-06-30 22:17

House Judiciary Dems prepare slew of subpoenas for Trump-tied targets House Judiciary Committee Democrats announced Tuesday that they plan to authorize subpoenas later this week for a dozen individuals connected to President Trump as part of the panel’s escalating probe into obstruction of justice, public corruption an...
2019-07-09 19:17

US to probe proposed French tech tax, concerned it 'unfairly targets American companies' "The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow unfairly targets American companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said....
2019-07-11 11:00

Tyson Fury targets ‘biggest fight in world boxing’ with Deontay Wilder • British boxer wants Wilder rematch after stopping Tom Schwarz• Wilder is ‘gonna get a fully match-fit Tyson Fury’Tyson Fury put on a show in and out of the ring on Saturday in a smashing Las Vegas debut, but afterward the conversation at the MGM Gr...
2019-06-17 02:34

Andy Murray targets singles return after Wimbledon mixed doubles defeat • Bruno Soares and Nicole Melichar win 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in third round• Murray: ‘The most positive thing is my body felt good’It will be not be a surprise to anyone to learn that now his Wimbledon is over, Andy Murray plans to get down to work almost im...
2019-07-11 06:51

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
2019-07-18 16:01

Man Utd to set Romelu Lukaku transfer deadline for Inter Milan with Nicolas Pepe among targets Manchester United will set a deadline for Inter Milan to meet their asking price for Romelu Lukaku, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer adamant he needs time to sign a replacement....
2019-07-24 02:00

Epson launches Moverio Assist, targets remote assistance for SMBs, enterprises Moverio Assist is designed for multiple industries and companies including small- to mid-sized businesses that use on-site field personnel for tasks such as inspections, repairs and maintenance....
2019-06-06 16:51

Chasing 24th grand slam title, Serena targets 'calm' space She's 37 and a mom, but Serena Williams says she is inspired by other veteran sports stars such as Roger Federer and Tiger Woods as she chases a record-equaling 24th grand slam title....
2019-07-12 17:51

Short Seller Targets Anta in Another Attack on China's Biggest Sportswear Company Carson Block’s Muddy Waters, a short seller, took aim at Anta Sports Products, becoming the third firm in little more than a year to question the financials of China’s most valuable sportswear company....
2019-07-08 07:17

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
2019-06-13 14:17

Continental targets small cars for new fuel-saving 48-volt hybrid drive Continental says it has presented a 48-volt drive system that will allow full-electric operation without the complexity, cost and weight of a typical high-voltage hybrid and about double the emissions reductions of a current 48-volt system....
2019-07-08 13:17

REFILE-Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
2019-05-31 14:34

Uber loses $5 billion, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war Uber Technologies Inc reported a record $5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of Wall Street targets on Thursday as growth in its core ride-hailing business slowed, sending its shares down 6%....
2019-08-09 06:00

Westminster mourns victims one year on... as Amber Rudd targets terror recruiters Amber Rudd today pledged a new drive against extremist recruiters as she marked the anniversary of last year's Westminster attack by vowing that Britain will "not be defeated" by terrorism....
2019-05-21 16:51

Trump targets politically diverse Orlando area for re-election kickoff Tuesday President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, a testimony of how important Florida is in his bid to return to the While House....
2019-06-17 11:00

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen's Hodeidah: state news The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday it had struck targets around the port city of Hodeidah belonging to the Iran-aligned Houthis, after the Houthis fired a missile at a utility plant in southern Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-21 02:34

Watch live: SpaceX targets Tuesday evening launch of Israeli satellite SpaceX is targeting Tuesday evening for a Falcon 9 rocket launch from Florida that carries the AMOS-17 communications satellite for Israeli company Spacecom....
2019-08-06 21:00

French bank Credit Agricole targets net profits of 5 billion euros in 2022 French bank Credit Agricole unveiled a new set of higher profit targets for 2022 after it had met its 2019 targets a year ahead of schedule, and said it now expected annual net profits above 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in 2022....
2019-06-06 11:51

Hackers stealing cell records from global telcos to ‘spy on high-profile targets’ An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a US cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday....
2019-06-28 05:00

UPDATE 1-Altice Europe lifts targets after swinging back to growth in France Cable and telecoms group Altice Europe lifted its full-year targets on Wednesday after its French division swung back to growth in the second quarter, signalling that a turnaround was underway in its main market....
2019-07-31 23:00

Rodri to Man City: Atletico Madrid star warned over alternative transfer targets Rodri has been warned that Manchester City are ready to consider alternative targets as a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder continues to be delayed....
2019-06-05 14:51

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 21:00

Not just players under pressure to get it right at U.S. Open John Bodenhamer will be under almost as much pressure as the players to get things right at this week's U.S. Open on his debut as the man responsible for setting up the Pebble Beach course....
2019-06-10 13:51

The Red-Hot Giants Are Ruining Everything For Everybody Plans change. That’s the best thing about them. Inflexible thought is kindling, and only the adroit bully survives. Kawhi Leonard changed the topography of the NBA by winning a championship. Anthony Davis changed it by crushing New Orleans’s hope bef...
2019-07-22 23:51

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
2019-06-18 20:00

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-06-28 01:34

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, two journalists confirmed dead A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-13 07:34

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat...
2019-07-11 03:17

The Open champion Shane Lowry targets Ryder Cup glory after maiden Major triumph Shane Lowry has targeted making fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington's European Ryder Cup team his No1 goal after claiming a first major title at The Open....
2019-07-22 15:51

Lady Gaga to launch beauty line on Amazon as retailer targets cosmetics business Pop star Lady Gaga on Tuesday announced a line of beauty products exclusively for sale on Amazon in a boost to the online retailer's cosmetics business....
2019-07-10 02:51

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cr...
2019-06-20 15:51

Man Utd transfer targets: The complete list of players on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's summer wishlist Manchester United have entered a crucial summer transfer window with Ole Gunnar Soskjaer hoping to see his squad strengthened in key areas across the pitch....
2019-06-17 12:17

China steel hub Hebei moves 2019 industrial capacity cutting targets forward China's top steelmaking province of Hebei has moved up the target dates for cutting industrial capacity and relocating plants by two months to the end of October, the provincial environmental department said....
2019-07-08 09:51

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
2019-05-21 18:51

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 10:01

Huawei 'confident' UK will resist pressure from US over 5G Huawei is confident that the UK will resist "politically motivated" pressure from the US and "make the right decision" to allow the Chinese telecommunications giant to supply critical parts of its next generation 5G mobile internet infrastructure....
2019-08-16 17:34

How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
2019-08-06 01:17

Joe Biden Has Been in High-Pressure Debates Before. But Never Like This For Joe Biden, the déjà vu is real. An unpopular, scandal-plagued incumbent President. Tax cuts that aren’t being felt in the middle class. A restless public that has lost faith in its institutions and is looking for alternatives....
2019-06-27 20:00

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action to curb gun violence. “I’ve been in politics for...
2019-08-13 22:51

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
2019-06-21 15:34

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
2019-07-10 21:17

Credit Agricole CEO says no pressure, no need to grow via M&A Credit Agricole's Chief Executive Philippe Brassac said his bank will focus on organic growth in the coming three years as it has no pressure or need to expand through acquisitions....
2019-06-06 11:51

Vettel not feeling pressure despite 15 races without a win LE CASTELLET, France (AP) — Despite 15 Formula One races without a win, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel says he is not burdened by his lack of form heading into this weekend’s French Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver, whose last of four ...
2019-06-20 19:34

Giants vs startups: Who will win the AI race? Slides about the advantages of AI technology have long been a part of company presentations. Analysts project explosive growth of this market in the next few years. According to a report by Gartner, the AI-based chip market is expected to grow annual...
2019-07-09 19:17

Gas Glut Weighs on Oil Giants Profit fell at Exxon Mobil and Whiting in the latest quarter, mirroring similar results earlier this week from European counterparts, including Royal Dutch Shell. Shares were trading slightly higher....
2019-08-02 17:00

Don’t tell Pat Shurmur the Giants are rebuilding Coach Pat Shurmur and the Giants see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. A turbulent offseason, the underwhelming blockbuster trade of Odell Beckham Jr., the ill-fated decision to let Landon Collins walk, the drafting of Daniel Jones with the sixth...
2019-06-07 11:00

Landon Collins won’t even say the name ‘Giants’ Odell Beckham isn’t the only ex-Giant whose departure was less than savory. Landon Collins provided that reminder on the same day Beckham’s GQ interview was published in which he criticized the way the team handled his being traded. Colli...
2019-07-22 23:51

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: TRAP backs to avoid, plus 11 late-round upside targets Ben Gretch applies his new metric TRAP and his look at the Running Back Dead Zone to identify eight backs to avoid in high-leverage rounds and 11 later-round upside targets....
2019-07-31 18:34

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for...
2019-05-22 22:51

Paper Round: Maguire to make world-record City move, Emery targets Zaha "Leicester City defender Harry Maguire is set for a world-record move to Manchester City whilst Unai Emery wants Wilfried Zaha. It’s Monday’s Paper Round"...
2019-06-24 01:17

House Judiciary Committee targets slew of Trump-tied figures as GOP decries 'subpoena binge' The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for a slew of high-profile individuals associated with President Trump as part of the panel’s investigation into obstruction of justice and other alleged abuses by ...
2019-07-11 20:17

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-12 20:34

Boxing News at Five: Hunter says Khan isn’t doing enough training, Joshua targets Wilder not Whyte, and Jennings could be next for Joyce Virgin Hunter reckons Amir Khan doesn't train enough, Anthony Joshua says Dillian Whyte had his chance and blew it, and Bryant Jennings is headed for London The post Boxing News at Five: Hunter says Khan isn’t doing enough training, Joshua targets Wi...
2019-05-25 00:34

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
2019-06-19 16:00

Montenegro: Serbs under pressure not to play against Kosovo PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Ethnic Serbs on Montenegro’s national team are under pressure to boycott a European Championship qualifier against Kosovo. Montenegro’s state TV said that coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic and players Marko Ivanic and ...
2019-06-07 19:34

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries would meet at the G20 summit to bash out an agreemen...
2019-06-02 15:34

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
2019-05-28 21:17

Pressure for everyone as US Open returns to Pebble Beach US OPEN '19: US Open at Pebble a chance at history for Koepka, Mickelson, a chance for USGA to get it right        ...
2019-06-07 02:34

Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump....
2019-06-04 02:34

Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is ...
2019-08-10 02:00

| Trump blasted as pressure mounts for gun controls Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had a military-style weapon....
2019-08-09 08:00

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-05 10:34

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks...
2019-06-18 18:00

US sanctions Maduro’s son as it raises pressure on Venezuela BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning the son of Nicolas Maduro as it seeks to increase pressure on family members of top officials backing the socialist leader and suspected of corruption. Friday’s action by the U.S. ...
2019-06-28 18:51

Maguire must live with the price tag pressure, says Van Dijk "Harry Maguire will come under the microscope like never before after his £80m move to Manchester United made him the world\u0027s most expensive defender and Liverpool\u0027s Virgil van Dijk says he must focus on his game and tune out the noise if h...
2019-08-06 17:34

| Pliskova puts No 1 pressure back on Osaka Karolina Pliskova reached the third round of the Toronto WTA tournament putting the pressure back on Naomi Osaka in the battle to reclaim the world number one ranking....
2019-08-07 21:34

Teens under ‘abusive’ pressure to get pregnant: study Teen girls are dealing with a type of relationship abuse that could have long term consequences: their partners are putting enormous pressure on them to get pregnant. A new study found that nearly one in eight girls between the ages of 14 and 19 expe...
2019-08-08 23:00

Yamaha's Vinales: A lot of pressure went out after Assen MotoGP win Maverick Vinales admitted that "a lot of pressure went out" after he crossed the finish line first in MotoGP's Dutch TT and scored Yamaha's first win of 2019...
2019-07-02 00:17

BlackRock: ECB turns up the pressure on the Fed to act more aggressively Wednesday BlackRock's global fixed income chief says the European Central Bank just turned up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to more toward easier policy....
2019-06-19 13:00

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
2019-07-09 16:34

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
2019-07-06 04:17

| Auger-Aliassime crumbles under Wimbledon pressure Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime, tipped by some as a potential Wimbledon champion, described his third round exit on Friday as "embarrassing"....
2019-07-06 09:34

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany        ...
2019-07-31 20:51

I am under pressure to ignore my grandmother’s will | Annalisa Barbieri The only answer is to go back to the beginning: do what your grandmother wanted, but perhaps with some caveats, says our expert Annalisa BarbieriMy grandmother is frail and in her 90s. She has three children, including my mother. My mother’s siblings...
2019-08-17 00:00

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits are provided free of charge, a new study finds....
2019-07-31 23:17

Johnson under pressure over dodging girlfriend 'row' questions Boris Johnson is facing pressure to answer questions about police being called to the flat he shares with partner Carrie Symonds, following reports he had a heated row with her....
2019-06-23 05:34

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parliament election....
2019-05-23 22:00

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
2019-05-21 14:39

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment with the ruling coalition....
2019-06-08 16:34

Verstappen keeps pressure on Hamilton with Hungary pole "It\u0027s been a long time coming, but Red Bull\u0027s Max Verstappen clinched his first ever F1 career pole position by edging out the Silver Arrows of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton."...
2019-08-03 19:17

Pressure cookers shut down NYC subway station A pair of suspicious pressure cookers shut down a subway station in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning — but the NYPD’s Bomb Squad later determined they were not explosives, authorities said. Another suspicious package was found near a gar...
2019-08-16 15:34

| UK's Boris Johnson under pressure to explain domestic 'row' Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports of a domestic 'row' that led to a police visit....
2019-06-24 02:17

Giants turn up heat on QB in welcome sign The hope around the Giants is that they can figure out a way to apply some pressure to the opposing quarterback. There were some encouraging signs during Friday night’s 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears. Outside linebacker Markus Golden came up ...
2019-08-17 12:34

Greinke pitches Diamondbacks to 4-3 win over Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zack Greinke likes his chances of being named to the National League All-Star team Sunday. Even if it doesn’t happen, the Arizona right-hander is content keeping his road success going. Greinke pitched seven shutout innings...
2019-06-30 12:34

Yaz's grandson makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, started in left field and is batting seventh for the Giants in his major league debut....
2019-05-25 23:00

Jabrill Peppers must prove to Giants who he really is With a new season set to begin, here are five Giants to watch when training camp starts on Thursday: QB Eli Manning For more than a decade, Manning was not a player to watch every summer. He was the established starting quarterback and used camp to f...
2019-07-21 08:34

What Giants fans should look out for in first preseason game Three things to watch when the Giants play the Jets in their first preseason opener Thursday night: Passing the test Eli Manning historically is so-so in the preseason. If he plays, it would be comforting for the Giants to see him get off to a fast s...
2019-08-08 17:00

Pat Shurmur can’t mess up this Giants challenge As training camp approaches, Post NFL columnist Steve Serby looks at the biggest characters in the world of the Jets and Giants. Dave Gettleman doesn’t only need to be right about Daniel Jones. He needs to be right about Pat Shurmur. Because Jones’ d...
2019-07-22 04:51

Dickerson has 6 RBIs in Giants’ 11-5 win over Diamondbacks PHOENIX (AP) — Alex Dickerson had a grand slam and six RBIs in his San Francisco debut, Kevin Pillar had four RBIs and the Giants rolled over the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 Friday night. Dickerson, who was traded from San Diego on June 10, was called ...
2019-06-22 08:34

Alec Ogletree: Giants could be ‘top-five’ defense Saturday was the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It appears the Giants’ defense has skipped over Neil Armstrong’s “one small step” sentiment, instead skipping directly to his “one giant leap” proclamation. There are more question marks on ...
2019-07-25 03:17

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2 Evan Longoria drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the fifth inning after San Diego made two errors, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Padres 4-2 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

It was a dream come true for Giants RB Jon Hilliman It has been made clear star running back Saquon Barkley won’t see the field during the Giants’ preseason schedule and Wayne Gallman was nursing an ankle injury, leaving the bulk of the rushing game up to Rod Smith and Paul Perkins on Friday night. Bu...
2019-08-17 12:34

Pillar drives in 5 as Giants top Diamondbacks 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is pitching as well as he has in years. Just be careful how you phrase it. “I’m not really a fan of that ‘vintage’ deal,” the 2014 World Series MVP snapped back when asked how he fe...
2019-07-01 06:17

The forgotten running back Giants just can’t get rid of He is listed on the roster. He has a locker. He continues to wear No. 28. His name continues to appear on the depth chart at running back. Yes, Paul Perkins is still here. If you are surprised to learn Perkins continues to be a full-fledged member of...
2019-05-23 08:34

Giants’ other quarterback battle is one of survival Of the four quarterbacks on the Giants’ roster, Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney are the other guys in a room dominated by Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. There will be some sort of quarterback competition at the top of this food chain, if you list...
2019-06-15 22:17

Eli Manning shows he also can put Giants in the end zone Eli Manning answered the bell. A week after Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones led the team on a touchdown drive in his first NFL action last week, Eli Manning answered and likely quieted any doubts about him opening the season as the starter. Ma...
2019-08-17 07:00

Can the Giants Really Bank on Daniel Jones? Team brass thinks he can be the next Eli Manning. Giants fans wondered why a Duke quarterback was worth the No. 6 pick. We talked to over 30 people who know Jones best to figure him out....
2019-08-07 18:00

The Food Giants Are Coming for Beyond Meat The newly public veggie-burger company is getting all the attention, but plenty of established players are poised to profit from the meatless revolution....
2019-05-31 14:34

The best way to determine how tough Giants’ schedule really is Too many casual bettors overreact each summer when evaluating the schedule strength of their favorite NFL team. Some fear disaster when they see several playoff contenders on the slate, imagining a daunting gauntlet of 12-4 superpowers. Some get over...
2019-08-05 20:51

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way by beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2        ...
2019-05-25 08:17

The Giants’ offense is now Saquon Barkley’s Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Next up: The running backs. Star power is alive and well in blue with Saquon Barkley ...
2019-07-09 23:17

Yelich stays hot as Brewers top Giants, 5-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Thames and Jesús Aguilar homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers avoid a sweep with a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Christian Yelich had two doubles, extending his season-high hitting streak to 13 games....
2019-06-17 05:34

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row Madison Bumgarner pitched nine superb innings but had nothing to show for it aside from an ovation of sheer appreciation, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the New York Mets on Donovan Solano's 16th-inning RBI single for a 3-2 win  ...
2019-07-19 11:51

Giants' Shurmur stokes QB controversy: 'We'll see what happens' New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur set the stage for a summertime quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:34

Why oddsmakers are sleeping on the surging Giants When it seemed as if the schedule was finally going to soften for the New York Mets, they run into a sudden summer surprise as they visit the San Francisco Giants for a four-game series this weekend. San Francisco stumbled to a 3-8 start, then in lat...
2019-07-18 16:51