TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:51

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart

Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart

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U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
2019-05-22 18:34

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its l...
2019-06-09 13:17

U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart g...
2019-07-01 21:17

CORRECTED-FOREX-Yen falls, yuan gains as U.S.-China trade truce lifts risk appetite The yuan gained and the safe-haven yen slid against the dollar on Monday as appetite for risk-sensitive currencies improved after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks....
2019-07-02 12:17

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart g...
2019-07-01 20:17

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the New South Wales government has failed to fully che...
2019-06-07 05:17

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital g...
2019-07-15 16:51

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have fallen sharply out of sync....
2019-07-15 07:00

As Next Gen falters, Big Three supremacy continues at Wimbledon The tennis world keeps wondering when young stars like Alexander Zverev and Stefanos Tsitsipas will unseat the Big Three. After Monday, we're still waiting....
2019-07-02 08:34

Ewan chalks up second win as Viviani falters again "Australian pocket-rocket Caleb Ewan doubled up on the Giro d’Italia with a strong stage 11 win ahead of Arnaud Demare and Pascal Ackermann in Novi Ligure as the out-of-sorts Elia Viviani’s woes continued."...
2019-05-22 20:00

Yankees’ biggest strength falters in another strange loss TORONTO — What do you get when mixing poor starting pitching, a rare bullpen letdown, sloppy fielding and two calls at first base that hurt? Even against a team as bad as the Blue Jays, the Yankees couldn’t survive that recipe for defeat Wednesday ni...
2019-06-06 08:17

China's credit push to small firms falters in factory heartland Several Chinese bankers have told Reuters they have little appetite to lend to smaller companies due to the uncertain economic outlook, the U.S.-China trade war and a years-long drive to purge risks from the financial system....
2019-07-24 02:17

Renault Chairman Senard faces investors as Nissan alliance falters As Renault shareholders gather for the automaker's annual meeting, the company's chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, is in a tricky situation as the alliance with Nissan comes under unprecedented strain....
2019-06-12 16:34

RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
2019-06-10 15:51

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
2019-06-10 12:17

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters European shares followed Asian stocks higher on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as investors anticipated lower U.S. interest rates when the Federal Reserve meets next week on the back of poor jobs data....
2019-06-10 15:51

Gold falls, Silver falls The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,344.60 an ounce — down $2.00. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.94 an ounce — down 4 cents. The post Gold falls, Silver falls...
2019-06-19 22:17

‘A Tree Falls the Way It Leans.’ Tree That Appeared to Inspire Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Falls The tree that is thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss to write The Lorax has fallen and we’re going to need some more Truffula seeds, stat! The tree, a Monterey Cypress at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, stood throughout the ...
2019-06-17 21:00

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale exports of U.S. crops and meat and lift the fragile farm economy....
2019-07-01 01:51

Trade Truce a Relief to Markets---For Now Stocks and other risky assets are likely to enjoy a brief rally after the emergence of what appears to be a U.S.-China trade truce, analysts said. However, the longer-term outlook depends on what kind of lasting deal can be struck by the two largest ...
2019-06-29 20:00

China says Trump, Xi reach trade truce OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to a new cease-fire in a yearlong trade war. That’s according to Xinhua, the Chinese state-run news agency. The outlet reported Saturday that the leaders ha...
2019-06-29 09:00

Why U.S. small caps may lag despite U.S.-China trade truce A truce in the trade war between the United States and China that pushed large-cap stocks to new record highs Monday does not appear to be enough to buoy the shares of small U.S. companies that are struggling under the weight of higher tariff costs....
2019-07-01 23:17

Market High from Trump-Xi Trade Truce May Not Last A number of assets are likely to react positively to the outcome of this weekend’s trade talks between the U.S and China, but financial markets may not be quite as exuberant as investors digest the longer-term implications of the meeting....
2019-06-29 20:00

U.S. and China Angle for Trade Truce, but Both Insist the Other Will Back Down As President Trump prepares for a pivotal meeting with President Xi Jinping of China, both countries say they do not need to compromise to bring a bruising trade war to an end....
2019-06-27 22:34

Stocks, Oil, Yuan Rally on Relief at Trade Truce Stocks, oil and the Chinese yuan rose Monday, boosted by a temporary cease-fire on trade between Beijing and Washington. Traders and analysts called the moves a relief rally, and cautioned that frictions about commerce between the world’s two largest...
2019-07-01 09:17

Markets Right Now: Stocks rally on US-China trade truce NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rallying early Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to resume trade talks. The U.S. agreed to hold off on imposing new tariffs on $300 billion i...
2019-07-01 17:34

Israel eases some restrictions on Gaza in unofficial truce JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has restored fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip’s sole power plant and expanded the permitted fishing zone off the enclave’s coast, easing some recent restrictions on the blockaded territory. An Israeli offici...
2019-06-28 16:34

Trump says U.S. can sell to Huawei again after truce reached in trade war U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping called a truce to the trade war between the U.S. and China at the G20 summit in Japan. And as we suspected all along, Huawei was used as a bargaining chip. Bloomberg reports that the ...
2019-06-29 15:34

Yemen Truce Efforts Falter as Rivalries Intensify Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and Iran-aligned forces have faltered, setting back U.N. attempts to prevent the war from fueling a broader regional conflict with Tehran....
2019-08-06 18:34

The Truce: how Primo Levi rediscovered humanity after Auschwitz Shadows from the horrors told in If This Is a Man remain, but this book shows the author finding joy in ordinary life“Nothing belongs to us any more; they have taken away our clothes, our shoes, even our hair; if we speak, they will not listen to us,...
2019-07-16 18:00

Oil Leads Commodities' Rally on Trade Truce, OPEC Cuts Commodity prices rose after the U.S. and China agreed to restart trade negotiations, reflecting investors’ cautious relief surrounding relations between the world’s two largest economies....
2019-07-01 13:34

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
2019-07-06 04:17

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
2019-05-22 20:34

US stocks surge to a record close after Trump and Xi's trade-war truce REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque US stocks soared Monday following US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping's weekend meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan. The S&P 500 notched a record close, at 2,964.33. The trade-sensitive t...
2019-07-02 01:17

Have the Vandy whistler and College World Series called a truce? The TD Ameritrade Park employee that previously threatened to eject the Vandy whistler shook his hand during Vanderbilt's College World Series game.       ...
2019-06-20 20:00

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, airport authorities said....
2019-08-12 08:17

Fed Officials Are Expected to Find Little to Boost Outlook From Trade Truce An agreement between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to resume trade negotiations avoids further deterioration in the economic outlook for now, but it does little to clear the fog of uncertainty weighing on global trade and investmen...
2019-07-01 01:51

A China-U.S. Trade Truce Could Enshrine a Global Economic Shift Though details are scarce, any peace that leaves higher American tariffs in place could continue to hurt China’s status as the world’s factory floor....
2019-06-29 18:00

China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Truce Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to present President Trump with a set of terms the U.S. should meet before Beijing is ready to settle a market-rattling trade confrontation, raising questions of whether the two leaders will agree to relaunch talks....
2019-06-27 21:17

Trump to lift some restrictions on Huawei as part of China truce Huawei is getting a partial reprieve from the US trade ban. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a truce that will remove some restrictions on Huawei buying technology from the US. It's not certain exactly what will ch...
2019-06-29 20:17

Dow, U.S. stocks open higher after temporary trade truce emerges with China Stocks were poised to open higher on Monday a day after the White House agreed to resume trade talks with China.       ...
2019-07-01 18:17

After Trade War Truce, Trump Accuses China of Not Buying Enough U.S. Farm Products (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday accused China of “letting us down” by not promptly buying more U.S. farm products. “They have not been buying the agricultural products from our great Farmers that they said th...
2019-07-12 00:17

JP Morgan predicts US-China truce will keep investors optimistic for a couple months Jing Ulrich of J.P. Morgan Chase says agreement between the U.S. and China to hold off on more tariffs has temporarily removed one uncertainty facing the global economy....
2019-07-01 09:51

Fragile Truce in Yemen After Separatist Soldiers Capture Presidential Palace An uneasy truce took hold in Aden after four days of fighting over control of the southern Yemeni city, as the unrest threatens to unravel attempts to stabilize the country, and furthers splits a U.S.-backed anti-Iran coalition....
2019-08-11 21:34

Factories faltered in June, trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank across much of Europe and Asia in June while growth in manufacturing cooled in the United States, keeping the world's policymakers under pressure to avert a recession amid a U.S.-China trade war....
2019-07-01 21:17

Turkey says no truce in Syria after attack on its troops, urges Russia to restore calm Turkey denied Russian assertions on Thursday that a ceasefire had been put in place in Syria's Idlib province and demanded Russia restore calm, after the Syrian army and its allies shelled and attacked a Turkish observation post there....
2019-06-13 13:51

Investors trim cash, buy stocks on dovish Fed, trade truce: BAML poll Fund managers have trimmed cash holdings and added risk to their portfolios following the U.S. Federal Reserve's dovish pivot and after Beijing and Washington agreed a temporary truce to their......
2019-07-16 14:34

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appear...
2019-06-30 03:00

Stocks near new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates.       ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Stocks hit new highs on hopes of US-China trade truce and prospect of Fed rate cuts The S&P 500 index set a new record Thursday on a strong signal that the Fed could cut interest rates and on hopes for a trade war truce.       ...
2019-06-21 02:00

Stock markets surge after US and China agree trade truce - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsIntroduction: US-China trade breakthrough cheers marketsJapan’s Nikkei has hit a two-month highBut... Chinese factories stumbled in June 7.53am BST The trade truce can’t come soon enough for C...
2019-07-01 09:00

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline companies to seek an agreement to an ongoing dispute....
2019-07-03 16:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-06-27 18:51

Syrian army shells rebel area, Turkish observation post despite truce move The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria early on Thursday and attacked a Turkish observation post, Ankara and a monitoring group said, despite Russia saying it and Turkey had brokered a new ceasefire....
2019-06-13 11:17

GLOBAL ECONOMY-Factories faltered in June, trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank across much of Europe and Asia in June while growth in manufacturing cooled in the United States, keeping the world's policymakers under pressure to avert a recession amid a U.S.-China trade war....
2019-07-01 17:51

Oil jumps as OPEC gets set to extend production cut and China-US trade truce helps demand outlook Oil surged on Monday after OPEC+ agreed to extend production cuts and the trade truce between the U.S. and China boosted sentiment for the commodity in a weakening global economy....
2019-07-01 19:00

Dow, stock futures ready for a higher open after temporary trade truce emerges with China Stocks were poised to open higher on Monday a day after the White House agreed to resume trade talks with China.       ...
2019-07-01 15:34

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
2019-05-21 17:51

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
2019-06-09 10:00

Morgan Stanley on trade truce: No real progress, downside risks to economy and market remain Tensions between the U.S. and China are not escalating but there is still no clear path towards a deal between the world's two biggest economies, according to Morgan Stanley....
2019-07-01 19:00

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock to provid...
2019-05-21 14:32

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capital of Tripoli, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said in a statement released on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 00:51

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 19:00

CORRECTED-FOREX-Yuan, dollar soar and safe-haven currencies slide after U.S.-China trade truce (July 1) The dollar and offshore Chinese yuan rallied on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks, while the Japanese yen and Swiss franc were the big casualties as investors sold safe-haven currencies....
2019-07-02 12:17

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce pushes global stocks higher Global stocks rallied and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstar...
2019-07-01 17:51

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 s...
2019-06-30 03:00

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that ...
2019-08-02 19:34

Tom Brady's Getting A Raise But Not Actually An Extension When the news first broke of Tom Brady’s new Patriots contract, it was reported as a two-year extension, running through 2021, at $70 million. After years and years of having to write the same blog, I’m as surprised as you are that scoopsters didn’t ...
2019-08-06 08:34

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $...
2019-05-25 00:00

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
2019-06-14 19:51

Walking Before Sunrise To Raise Awareness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – In cities across the country on Saturday, well before the sun came up, early risers took part in a 5K Walk for Hope. It’s aimed at raising awareness about suicide and mental health. “The coming out of the d...
2019-06-09 04:51

Congress maneuvering for its first pay raise since 2009 Congress members want to give themselves pay raises that would boost their salaries for the first time since 2009. House leaders are negotiating a deal that would end a freeze on cost-of-living increases. Members make $174,000 a year, but the move wo...
2019-06-07 21:51

Car2go will raise hourly rates by up to a third Car2go just became slightly less viable as a replacement for owning a personal ride. The rental service has introduced a variable-rate pricing system that, for all intents and purposes, will raise prices for customers starting on September 9th. The...
2019-08-10 07:00

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond market?...
2019-06-03 21:00

Guyana to raise gov't royalties for future oil licenses Guyana is preparing to raise the take of the government in future oil licences, the director of the South American country's Department of Energy said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 16:00

Atrial fibrillation may raise dementia risk by 50% According to the largest research of its kind yet, atrial fibrillation may raise the risk of dementia even in people who did not experience a stroke....
2019-06-20 01:17

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
2019-07-12 13:17

| Legends to help raise funds for Small’s family The South African Rugby Legends Association has established a fundraising initiative in aid of James Small’s family following the former Springbok wing’s tragic death....
2019-07-19 15:51

UK's May to raise Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue of protests in Hong Kong with China's Vice Premier Hu Chunhua, who is on a visit to London to boost economic and financial cooperation, May's spokesman said on Monday....
2019-06-17 12:51

Trevor Noah on Trump: ‘I’m just trying to raise questions’ From plummeting ratings to a global success, how did the Daily Show host become “America’s therapist”?It is a few hours before Trevor Noah takes his seat at The Daily Show’s presenting desk, from which – four nights a week – he lobs comedic grenades ...
2019-07-13 14:00

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestler’s sudden death last week. The women launch...
2019-05-24 04:17

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract the Broncos gave him Tuesday....
2019-05-29 04:00

UPDATE 2-DP World set to raise $1.3 bln in bonds and sukuk Port operator DP World is set to raise $1.3 billion on Thursday through conventional and Islamic bond issues, documents issued by banks involved in the deal showed....
2019-07-11 15:51

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may also buy other companies....
2019-08-06 17:00

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

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
2019-07-08 17:17

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought idea about health differences between the meats....
2019-06-04 18:34

Vaccinations do not raise risk of multiple sclerosis A study of more than 200,000 people in Germany, including 12,000 with multiple sclerosis, has concluded that vaccinations are not a risk factor for MS....
2019-08-03 09:17

Very low levels of 'bad' cholesterol may raise stroke risk New research in a large sample of participants finds that too little low-density lipoprotein cholesterol correlates with a higher risk of bleeding stroke....
2019-07-04 22:51

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
2019-06-05 01:17

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
2019-05-23 02:34

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
2019-07-09 15:00

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly fees for subscribers by as much as 20 percent. The cost of the company's HD streaming plan will ...
2019-05-31 05:51

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
2019-07-08 05:51

Brazil's CPFL Energia to raise up to $1 bln in share offering Brazilian utility CPFL Energia SA launched a share offering in Brazil and in the United States to raise up to $1 billion, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
2019-05-30 15:51

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
2019-05-27 17:51

McConnell Opposes Efforts To Revive Pay Raise For Lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-living pay increase in a decade. McConnell said in a st...
2019-06-20 19:34

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN inter...
2019-07-05 23:00

Longer work hours may raise stroke risk The risk of stroke increases by nearly 30 percent for people who work longer than 10 hours a day for at least 50 days a year, according to new research....
2019-06-20 17:00

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points Budget 2019: Under NPS scheme, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked......
2019-07-06 13:17

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel....
2019-07-11 05:17

Ingmar Bergman’s Summer Movies Raise the Temperature The master filmmaker’s “Summer Interlude,” “Summer With Monika” and “Smiles of a Summer Night” evoke the transitory happiness of the brief, intense Nordic summer....
2019-07-24 23:51

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
2019-08-03 01:51

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
2019-05-29 00:00

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
2019-05-30 05:00

UPDATE 2-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
2019-07-08 00:34

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-05-28 01:00

Mnuchin says Google's work with China does not raise concerns Google's work with the Chinese government does not raise any concerns, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday after President Donald Trump last week called for his administration to investigate the issue....
2019-07-24 15:17

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
2019-07-22 23:51

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 04:51

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fighting for recognition of the team and women's sport....
2019-05-23 10:34

‘Burn’ out? These 2020 Dems are spending $$ faster than they can raise it The presidential candidates are off to the races, speaking to voters, visiting small towns -- and burning through cash reserves faster than donors are giving....
2019-07-19 19:01

Guatemala's shortcomings raise doubts about U.S. migration deal Guatemala's refugee agency meets only sporadically and operates on a bare-bones basis, adding to doubts about how the crime-wracked, impoverished Central American country will cope with a surge in asylum-seekers under a deal signed with Washington....
2019-07-31 22:51

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy? Since May, two major casino companies on the Las Vegas Strip have raised mandatory resort fees as high as $45. What are they and what do they buy?       ...
2019-08-20 21:00

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
2019-05-22 04:34

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 13:51

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public Leaked documents showing the Palestinian Cabinet secretly gave itself a generous raise have rocked the West Bank, where the cash-strapped government has been forced to slash the salaries of its employees...
2019-06-04 19:17

Salvini's Promises Raise New Questions for Italian Economy The next Italian government is likely to be led by Matteo Salvini, whose apparent willingness to run bigger budget deficits raises the risk of a clash with the EU and a rocky period for markets....
2019-08-13 00:17

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
2019-05-21 21:51

Will taking time to raise my child hurt my career? I’ve been on maternity leave for five years. I’m ready to go back into full-time work, but how should I word this gap into my cover letter without looking like I took an extended vacation? Are you kidding me, mom? Did it feel like an extended vacatio...
2019-06-30 21:17

Could the use of stomach acid drugs raise the risk of allergies? A nationwide study of Austrian health records has found a higher rate of prescriptions for allergy drugs following those for stomach acid medications....
2019-08-06 03:51

New Corvette undergoes major redesign in bid to raise performance WARREN, Mich. — When you first lay eyes on the new 2020 Corvette, a modern version of the classic American sports car isn’t the first thing that pops into your head. Instead, you think Lamborghini, Lotus, McLaren. The eighth-generation ‘Vette, dubbed...
2019-07-19 08:34

UPDATE 2-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering The Brazilian government and state-controlled insurance company BB Seguros raised 7.4 billion reais ($1.99 billion) in a share offering by reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA, the company said on Friday....
2019-07-19 17:00

TUSD teachers head back to school with raise TUCSON – Students at Tucson Unified are heading back to school on Thursday. The district held several teacher meet-and-greets throughout the community to get children ready for the start of the semester. TUSD teachers are going back to the clas...
2019-08-01 06:51

How Trump Could Quickly Raise the Stakes in Hong Kong Pro-democracy protesters have flooded the streets of Hong Kong for weeks and even forced the airport to close, but U.S. President Donald Trump has largely avoided getting involved. That doesn’t mean he has no leverage. Under a U.S. law, Trump has the...
2019-08-16 21:34

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The...
2019-06-29 17:34

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
2019-05-21 17:51

U.S., NATO Moves in Baltics Raise Russian Fears The U.S. and its NATO allies flexed their muscles along Russia’s western border this week with military exercises and a pledge of new troops that have deepened Moscow’s fears of U.S. intentions in the region....
2019-06-15 06:01

Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave powerThe Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade.Industry experts expect the complex bidding process ...
2019-07-17 11:51

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spirit of the sport intact as it makes its debut at the Tokyo Games next year, skateboarders are raising ...
2019-06-13 23:34

New chicks raise hope for hen harrier survival … but shooters take aim Despite a successful breeding season, the endangered birds still face serious threatsA row has broken out between conservation groups over the wellbeing of one of Britain’s most critically endangered birds of prey: the hen harrier. The dispute reveal...
2019-08-11 09:00

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
2019-06-17 17:34

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
2019-08-12 22:17

New study breaks down how much traffic tickets can raise car insurance TUCSON- As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, law enforcement plans to crack down on dangerous driving. A new report out by The Zebra shows how 26 common traffic tickets can raise car insurance. A single traffic ticket can raise car insurance cos...
2019-07-02 04:34

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of that total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 19:00

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust....
2019-06-10 10:34

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted mother. A tear slips down a father’s face. The camera cuts to another baby, revealing the moment of i...
2019-05-23 13:00

How to turn your retirement plan into an early-retirement plan Interested in financial independence at a much earlier age? That is the goal of those in the increasingly popular FIRE movement.       ...
2019-08-10 23:00

Rat Falls Off Cliffe Rep. John Ratcliffe, the Republican congressman tapped by Donald Trump to replace Dan Coats as director of National Intelligence, withdrew his name from consideration after it was revealed earlier this week that he lied about his record as a prosecut...
2019-08-02 21:17

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal The senators warned that the fallback strategy would have a “draconian” impact on the military as the United States confronts growing threats worldwide....
2019-07-03 18:17

New tokens thrive in crypto market but sales raise questions Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) have been the latest darlings in raising funds for cryptocurrency projects, but intensifying regulatory scrutiny and investors' concern about the viability of the companies raising capital are flashing red flags....
2019-06-21 01:01

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs to raise its “shoddy” security standards which fall below rivals, a senior British cyber security off...
2019-06-07 03:34

Pro-Trump super PAC and nonprofit combine to raise $17.8 million in the first half America First Action and America First Policies have a combined $21 million on hand and $40 million in outstanding donor pledges, a spokeswoman says....
2019-07-31 21:00

Donald Trump re-election campaign, GOP raise $105M in 2nd quarter President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $100 million during the second quarter of this year, GOP officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-02 18:17

Broncos give Chris Harris Jr. a hefty 2019 pay raise ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Chris Harris Jr. have ended their contract stalemate with the team bumping the cornerback’s pay in 2019 from about $8 million to $12 million, which is $1 million more than the team’s new corn...
2019-05-29 06:00

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
2019-07-08 15:51

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main leg of the former Vice President’s trip ...
2019-05-29 17:51

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
2019-07-08 16:00

Trump and the GOP raise at least $10 million from Hamptons fundraisers scheduled for Friday The Trump Victory Committee raised the hefty sum with high ticket prices for fundraisers at the homes of real estate executive Joe Farrell and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross....
2019-08-09 04:00

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
2019-08-09 08:00

New blood pressure guidelines may raise gestational hypertension rates After researchers used the adapted guidelines to see how many pregnant women had high blood pressure, they found more than 25 percent suffered from gestational hypertension....
2019-07-05 22:51

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
2019-07-04 09:17

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese startups—pour in....
2019-06-08 15:51

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil....
2019-05-31 01:00

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.        ...
2019-06-04 11:34

Women's World Cup: US raise the bar in gripping semifinal victory over England The United States are into the World Cup final again. Their victory over England had predictable moments of VAR-induced drama, but that shouldn't detract from a US team who set new standards every time they play....
2019-07-03 07:34

Raise car fuel prices to fight air pollution, says rightwing thinktank Bright Blue calls for zero VAT on electric cars and rewards for reporting idling vehiclesVehicle fuel taxes should rise to combat the air pollution crisis in the UK, with an extra charge on diesel, according to the conservative thinktank Bright Blue....
2019-08-12 09:17

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activisio...
2019-05-31 08:34

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on ...
2019-06-23 02:34

UPDATE 1-Crane put in place to raise Danube wreck where 28 died Crews moved a giant floating crane into place near a bridge on the Danube River in Budapest on Friday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized and sank last week killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew....
2019-06-07 16:34

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for a seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell ...
2019-06-20 21:34

Trump says agreed U.S. won't raise tariffs, China will buy U.S. farm goods U.S. President Donald Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed on Saturday that the United States would refrain from raising levies on Chinese imports for now while China would buy more U.S. agricultural products....
2019-06-29 10:00

Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits Iran announces it is raising level of uranium enrichment, breaking another limit of 2015 nuclear deal, but says it remains open to diplomacy to save the agreement...
2019-07-07 11:34

Arrests in Hong Kong raise fears of more violent protests A Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker is expressing fears that the situation could worsen after police announced the arrests of more than a dozen people following protests earlier this week...
2019-07-04 12:34

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
2019-06-07 04:51

India's Edelweiss Financial to raise $125 mln from U.S.-based Kora Management Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd said on Wednesday U.S.-based Kora Management would invest $125 million in the Indian financial services company, weeks after Canadian private equity firm CDPQ's investment of $255 million....
2019-08-14 14:51

CORRECTED-Shareholders in Brazilian reinsurer IRB raise $2 bln in offering -source Brazilian reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros SA set its price per share at 88 reais in a secondary share offering late on Thursday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-19 13:51

Swiss raise a glass to winegrowers in rare vintage festival Switzerland uncorked a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers on Thursday, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century....
2019-07-18 19:51

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:34

Volkswagen aims to raise 1.9 billion euros from truck unit IPO Volkswagen said on Friday that it aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by floating a stake of at least 10% in its Traton trucks unit later this month, its second attempt to bring the business to market....
2019-06-14 09:00

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
2019-07-18 19:17

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
2019-05-21 15:34

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 18:51

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will speak at the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its...
2019-05-27 17:34

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study suggests this holds true regardless of other risk factors like smoking or exposure to asbestos....
2019-05-22 05:34

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
2019-06-15 18:51

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
2019-06-19 09:17

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberal...
2019-07-18 20:51

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 03:00

Paper Round: United raise Pogba asking price to £180m "Manchester United set Paul Pogba\u0027s asking price as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aims for more signings, Arsenal want Ruben Dias, and Fabian Delph will join Everton."...
2019-07-13 07:51

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-13 13:51

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their family made me consider what more I could do....
2019-06-14 16:00

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 01:17

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
2019-06-14 22:00

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
2019-05-23 10:17

Two US senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
2019-08-07 10:34

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in ...
2019-05-25 03:51

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign organizers reach deal for pay raise The deal, announced by the presidential candidate during a CNN interview, follows a dispute over staff members who said they were not being paid the equivalent of $15 per hour, which Sanders has campaigned on for years....
2019-07-23 17:51

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
2019-08-07 10:34

New BMW 6 Series GT facelift seen as axe falls in US High-riding 6 Series is withdrawn from sale in North America but will continue in Europe with a range of updates BMW’s 2020 model year revisions for the 6 Series Gran Turismo have been seen on a testing prototype - a few days after the model was dro...
2019-08-12 19:17

GameStop revenue falls 13.3% GameStop Corp reported a 13.3% fall in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as the world's largest video game retailer wrestles with slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores....
2019-06-04 23:17

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by median hourly pay – from 8.4% a year ago, according to figures released by the company on Tuesday.Wome...
2019-07-02 17:01

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in Novem...
2019-07-01 17:34

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
2019-05-24 03:00

ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what would be Hong Kong's biggest float so far this year, showed a term sheet seen by Reuters on Wednesda...
2019-06-05 07:00

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
2019-06-28 17:17

EU campaigns to raise data privacy rights awareness as survey shows gap Less than a third of Europeans are aware of all their rights under last year's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union said on Thursday as it launched a campaign to encourage more of them to only share data they want to....
2019-06-13 16:51

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws....
2019-06-03 21:17

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
2019-05-23 16:00

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21 16:00

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 billion deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:51

| Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the hand of her best friend who had come on a journey they hoped would lead from Nigeria to Europe....
2019-08-02 23:00

Warren dodges over whether she would raise taxes on middle class to fund 'Medicare for all' Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren ducked a question during the second round of debates Tuesday about whether she would raise taxes on the middle class to fund "Medicare for all."...
2019-07-31 20:00

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:51

UPDATE 1-Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:51

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
2019-05-21 14:51

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
2019-07-03 08:00

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
2019-06-06 18:51

"Old" FaceApp photos raise security concerns about the Russia-based viral app Viral app FaceApp is made in Russia, raising concerns about security from the DNC, and calls for investigation by Chuck Schumer.       ...
2019-07-19 09:51

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
2019-07-18 23:34

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for American workers and labor groups - even as the bill passing a Republican-controlled Senate remain unl...
2019-07-18 18:51

NCAA's Power 5 schools see steep raise in pay for non-revenue coaches Amid controversy over athlete compensation, the rate of increase for head coaches' pay in non-revenue sports is close to the rise in football.       ...
2019-08-13 02:17

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
2019-06-08 00:00

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank's coffers, CEO Pedro Guimaraes told journalists o...
2019-05-22 03:01

Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash. The post Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-23 00:51

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
2019-06-15 17:34

World finance leaders raise ‘serious regulatory’ concerns over Facebook’s Libra The chairman's concluding summary from the G-7 meeting in Chantilly, France, says the officials agreed that so-called stablecoins - cryptocurrencies pegged to real currencies - will have to meet "the highest standards" of financial regulation....
2019-07-18 13:34

Russia's Gazprom Neft urges OPEC to raise oil output quotas OPEC and non-OPEC producers should raise oil production starting from the second half of the year in order to keep the market balance and acceptable oil prices, Alexander Dyukov, the head of Russia's Gazprom Neft, said on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:17

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, ...
2019-06-07 16:34

Volkswagen to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
2019-06-14 12:17

High levels of exhaust pollutants may raise risk for degenerative eye disease (Reuters Health) - Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of the vision robbing disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests....
2019-08-21 02:34

Granger Smith supporters raise over $88K in honor of late son with tribute t-shirt Granger Smith's team is giving back to the Texas hospital where the country singer's 3-year-old son was treated following his fatal drowning accident.        ...
2019-06-16 11:51

Joe Biden calls on fundraisers to raise up to $100,000 to join his 2020 finance committee The campaign pitches donors and fundraisers a chance to be one of Biden's "most dedicated supporters" and to help "fuel a professional and inclusive campaign."...
2019-06-04 18:00

Trump To Raise Hong Kong Protests With Xi Jinping At G20: Mike Pompeo US President Donald Trump will discuss the mass protests in Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday....
2019-06-16 17:34

Study: Dietary supplements may raise death risk in children, teens Roughly 40 percent of people up to age 25 who took weight loss, muscle building and energy supplements suffered severe medical complications such as hospitalization and death....
2019-06-05 21:17

Higher iron levels may protect arteries but raise clot risk A new study links naturally higher iron levels to a reduced risk of clogged arteries but a raised risk of clots related to the slowing of blood flow....
2019-07-18 21:17

House Passes Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15, a Victory for Liberals The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
2019-07-18 21:17

Winds to raise fire danger, blowing dust from California to New Mexico On the heels of the announcement that this year's wildfire season could be worse than 2018, residents from California to New Mexico will face a heightened fire danger into Saturday....
2019-06-21 23:34

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
2019-06-10 22:17

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer....
2019-07-11 14:17

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 22:00

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
2019-07-23 01:51

Efforts to raise sunken Danube tour boat starting in Hungary BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian and South Korean rescuers are starting efforts to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River after a fatal collision. A huge floating crane, barges and rescue personnel could be seen early Tuesday at Budapest&...
2019-06-11 07:51

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 14:34

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 14:51

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Sur are showing signs – specifically a large, yellow sign - that they are fed up with tourists.Over the...
2019-07-10 08:51

UA women’s b-ball coach Adia Barnes gets raise & contract extension TUCSON –  University of Arizona head women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes will be in Tucson for many years to come. She led the Wildcats to 24 victories last season and a WNIT championship. Barnes was recently offered a contract extension...
2019-06-19 09:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-17 23:51

Missing Types campaign launches to raise awareness of blood shortage TUCSON- The American Red Cross and Banner UMC are launching a campaign to raise awareness for people to donate blood. The campaign is called “Missing Types,” which the letters A, B, and O will be disappearing from major brand logos and we...
2019-06-12 04:17

How much would a wealth tax really raise? Dueling economists reflect new split in Democratic Party The wealth tax proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren has sparked a fierce — and increasingly personal — debate between the party's traditional academic elite and the darlings of the new left....
2019-07-10 23:01

Historic: Trump set to raise record $2 billion for reelection, 4-times 2016 Republican donor enthusiasm is reaching new levels more than a year before the presidential election, sparking wild predictions that President Trump and the Republican National Committee’s joint fundraising committee will raise more than Trump and Hi...
2019-07-08 20:17

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
2019-06-19 04:00

Divergent pleas for pay raise from veteran lawmaker and freshman hit political hurdle House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez favor increasing salaries for lawmakers and staff for the first time in 10 years....
2019-06-12 04:34

Drinking fruit juice may raise cancer risk, study claims Researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was "significantly associated with the risk of overall cancer."...
2019-07-11 16:51

Iran raise uranium enrichment beyond terms of 2015 nuclear deal Setting another unspecified 60-day deadline for the deal, Iran took further steps toward pressuring Europe while urging further diplomacy to save an agreement that President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled the U.S. from a year ago....
2019-07-07 15:51

Oil falls nearly 3% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell nearly 3% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gulf of Mexico following last week's hurricane in the region....
2019-07-18 18:51

| Man survives plunge over Niagara Falls A man who was swept over the largest of the Niagara Falls has been recovered alive, found sitting on a rock in the river below with non-life threatening injuries, Canadian police said Wednesday....
2019-07-11 06:17

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-04 23:51

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling by about $1 a barrel as U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions could ease in the Mideast....
2019-07-16 21:17

Sensex Falls Over 300 Points, Nifty Below 10,900 Analysts awaited earnings from large cap companies such as State Bank of India, ITC and Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) to report their earnings later in the day....
2019-08-02 06:17

Man Survives Being Swept Over Niagara Falls A man was swept over Niagara Falls early Tuesday morning, and survived. Niagara Parks Police in Ontario, Canada, responded to a man they described as being “in crisis” in the early hours of the morning, only to find him climbing over the ...
2019-07-10 19:00

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0. It was a pitchers duel for the first half of the game, where Boyle Co.’s Katy Grace Chadwell ...
2019-06-15 04:17

Man seriously injured when he falls onto subway tracks A man was seriously injured when he fell onto subway tracks in Brooklyn Monday morning, authorities said. First responders rushed to the Cortelyou Road Q train station in Flatbush around 7:40 a.m. after a report of a man falling on the tracks, accord...
2019-07-08 21:00

UK car manufacturing falls by fifth in first half of 2019 Jaguar has committed to building its new all-electric XJ at Castle Bromwich Falling demand globally and factory shutdowns are primary causes, as industry braces for Brexit Car manufacturing in the UK fell by 20.1% in the first six months of 2019, ...
2019-08-01 04:34

CAE profit falls 11% on higher expenses Canada's CAE Inc reported a 11.4% fall in quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the world's largest civil aviation training company was hit by higher expenses....
2019-08-14 14:51

Gold falls, Silver rises The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,338.70 an ounce — down $1.40. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.81 an ounce — up 3 cents. The post Gold falls, Silver rises a...
2019-06-17 22:17

UK car production falls by 20% in first half of 2019 News 31 Jul, 2019 Thirteenth consecutive month of decline for UK car industry follows manufacturers spending £330m on no deal preparations...
2019-08-01 02:51

Oil falls 1% despite large U.S. stockpile decline Oil prices fell 1% on Wednesday, failing to draw lasting support from a large decrease in U.S. crude stockpiles as investors worried about global oil demand....
2019-07-24 23:17

Aptiv Q2 net income falls 5.8 percent The company with a major stake in autonomous vehicle r&d said its second-quarter operating margin declined to 11.2 percent from 12.9 percent because of unfavorable impacts of foreign currency exchange and other factors....
2019-08-01 02:34

Man being chased by officers falls from bridge Video from a police body camera shows a shooting suspect falling about 30 feet from a bridge in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as officers chased him. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 21:17

BlackRock second-quarter profit falls 6.5% BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, on Friday reported a 6.5% drop in second-quarter profit, as investment advisory and securities lending revenue fell and costs rose....
2019-07-19 13:51

Toddler falls into koi pond, nearly drowns A 2-year-old boy fell into a koi pond and nearly drowned Sunday at a home on Long Island, according to police. The toddler was at a residence in Central Islip when he was found “unresponsive” inside the koi pond at around 2:30 p.m., cops ...
2019-07-15 04:00

Hong Kong activist Wong: World leaders 'must' raise our eroding freedoms at G-20 Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said Friday that G-20 leaders meeting in Japan can help protect the city's freedoms by raising their concerns with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-28 08:51

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterilized 4,000 Sinhala Buddhist women after caesarean deliveries....
2019-06-06 15:17

Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate. The NHTSA is tweeting to raise awareness Hot car deaths hit 35 already this year. A push is on for Congress to mandate a technological fix. NHTSA took to Twitter Tuesday to raise awareness.       ...
2019-08-21 16:34

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 05:00

Revealed: emails raise ethical questions over Trump official's role in gas project Documents obtained by the Guardian suggest interior secretary is promoting effort tied to his former firmThe US interior secretary, David Bernhardt, is promoting a fossil fuel project for which his former employer, a lobbying firm, is a paid advocate...
2019-08-21 10:34

Top Premier League coaches make England raise game, says Steve Holland • England work hard to keep training on par with elite clubs• ‘English coaches deserve more respect,’ says HollandGareth Southgate and his staff are forced to think hard about how to keep players stimulated in training with so many used to working un...
2019-06-05 04:34

UPDATE 1-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest IPO this year -term sheet Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd has opened the books on an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1.24 billion, in what would be Hong Kong's biggest float so far this year, showed a term sheet seen by Reuters on Wednesda...
2019-06-05 07:00

Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location How to raise the disco ball at mountain top villain lair Accessible by helping to raise the disco ball at an abandoned mountain top villain lair is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-29 17:17

Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Saudi Arabia Amnesty International urge Anthony Joshua to inform himself of the human rights situation and be prepared to speak out about Saudi Arabia’s abysmal human rights record The post Amnesty International raise concerns about Anthony Joshua fighting in Sau...
2019-08-10 14:34

UPDATE 3-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
2019-07-18 19:51

Congress To Raise Issue Of Small Savings Rate Cut Roll Back In Parliament The Congress took a dig at the Union government on Saturday, dubbing its decision to reduce interest rate on small savings schemes as its "return gift" to voters after they gave it a massive victory......
2019-06-30 00:51

Trump says did not raise death of journalist Khashoggi on call with Saudi crown prince U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-23 17:17

Stomach acid-reducing drugs may raise risk of future allergies – study Lead scientist hopes findings raise awareness about proton-pump inhibitors’ side-effectsPrescription medicines to reduce stomach acid are associated with an increased risk of developing allergies, according to a study.The research suggests people pre...
2019-07-31 19:00

After Epstein death, glaring loopholes in national sex offender registry raise concerns The fallout from Jeffrey Epstein's death includes sharp questions as to why he was able to live such a lavish and unencumbered life despite being a registered sex offender....
2019-08-16 17:00

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling new study has suggested that view is woefully incorrect. Instead, sea levels could rise more than doubl...
2019-05-21 22:00

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-13 18:34

UPDATE 1-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
2019-07-18 18:51

Perez/Stroll F1 grid gains to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care Racing Point's title sponsor SportPesa has launched a grand prix-based initiative to support the Formula 1 team's bid to raise more than £250,000 for a breast cancer charity...
2019-07-12 12:34

Singularity6: Former Riot Games developers raise $16.5 million for multiplayer fantasy game Singularity6 is coming out of stealth as an online game developer, and the Los Angeles studio has raised $16.5 million led by Andreessen Horowitz.Read More...
2019-08-14 10:51

Fact check: Trump told the troops he gave them their first raise in years. He didn't. During a speech to US troops at the Osan Air Base in South Korea on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that he had given them their first pay increase in almost a decade....
2019-07-02 16:34

WRAPUP 3-Canada's RBC, TD Bank raise bad debt provisions as slowing economy bites Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada's two largest lenders, beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday as strong loan growth boosted interest income, but a spike in provisions for soured loans spooked investors....
2019-05-24 02:01

Persian Gulf tanker incidents could cut traffic, raise shippers’ costs: experts On Friday, Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the narrow passageway that carries one-fifth of the world's crude exports and a second Liberian-flagged ship was briefly detained....
2019-07-21 02:51

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 19:34

Liv Tyler helps charity bike ride raise £400k for The Felix Project Liv Tyler and Poppy Delevingne were among donors who helped raise more than £400,000 for food surplus charity The Felix Project through a 300-mile cycle ride....
2019-07-04 16:17

Mike Pompeo Urged To Raise Almond Tariff Issue With PM Modi During Meet Ahead of his visit to India next week, an influential American lawmaker on Friday urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take up the issue of increased tariff on almonds during his meeting with Prime......
2019-06-22 05:51

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.        ...
2019-06-21 03:00

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
2019-06-04 02:51

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
2019-06-04 03:00

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
2019-05-23 09:17

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-week recess....
2019-07-13 00:51

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week....
2019-06-17 10:34

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the caucus.The vote — which passed largely along party...
2019-07-19 00:17

REFILE-UPDATE 2-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest share listing this year Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd kicked off an initial public share offering (IPO) on Wednesday, hoping to raise up to $1.24 billion in Hong Kong's biggest float so far this year....
2019-06-05 17:51

Lord's will turn red during Ashes Test to raise funds for the Ruth Strauss Foundation The second day of next month's Ashes Test at Lord's will be dedicated to the Ruth Strauss Foundation, the charity set up in memory of the wife of former England captain Andrew Strauss....
2019-07-16 14:00

Discrepancies in the photos of Ghislaine Maxwell at In-N-Out Burger raise question of Photoshopping or doctoring, according to report Joe Schildhorn/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex-trafficking associate, was missing ever since Epstein was arrested weeks ago. That is, until the New York Post claims to have found her in Los Angeles,...
2019-08-19 07:34

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14 16:00

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.48 billion...
2019-07-13 04:51

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to ...
2019-06-21 02:34

A Money Center Bank Falls to a 10-Plus Year Low: Now What? From a high near $150 in 2007, Deutsche Bank's share price recently fell below $8. But is this the end of the long down trend? A hint comes from an Elliott Wave pattern that unfolds in three legs. See it for yourself in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21 14:39

Stocks rise on earnings; sterling falls A host of upbeat earnings pushed U.S. stocks higher on Tuesday and world stocks rose in anticipation of central bank easing, while pound sterling fell on the expected confirmation of hard-Brexit advocate Boris Johnson as Britain's next prime minister...
2019-07-23 18:34

Sensex Falls Over 400 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains on Friday amid weakness in auto stocks, despite advances in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 441.99 points from its intraday high of......
2019-07-19 09:34

The Dark Knight Rises...Then Falls (In Price) You don’t need Bruce Wayne’s fortune to afford the Dark Knight trilogy today. This UHD Blu-ray set includes all three Chris Nolan Batman films in 4K, along with regular 1080p Blu-rays, plus digital copies. At $43, the box set never been cheaper. Read...
2019-06-12 21:17

Wall St. drops as Apple falls, Fed eyed U.S. stocks fell on Monday as Apple shares dropped following a broker downgrade and investors continued to weigh chances of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
2019-07-09 01:51

Sensex Falls 250 Points, Nifty Drops Below 11,800 The markets extended losses a day after the Sensex and Nifty registered their worst single-day fall of 2019. Reliance Industries, HDFC and HDFC Bank were the top drags on the 30-scrip Sensex index.......
2019-06-07 06:34

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slides Below 11,650 Sensex today, LIVE market updates: Weakness across sectors - led by information technology, pharma, metal and auto sectors - dragged the markets lower....
2019-07-18 10:51

Norrie falls to qualifier, Edmund blazes through "Cameron Norrie was the first British man to take to court in Paris today - and fell to qualifier Elliot Benchetrit of France in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0, 6-2."...
2019-05-28 13:17

Sensex Falls Over 200 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up all of intraday gains in late morning deals on Friday, after a positive start amid gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 211.02 points from the......
2019-06-28 08:51

Sensex Falls Over 50 Points, Nifty Slips Below 11,000 Domestic stock markets opened on a flat note but soon gave in to the negative territory on Wednesday amid weakness in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 62.02 points in early trade......
2019-08-21 13:34

Oil falls 3% as trade war concerns hit demand outlook Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than 3% on Monday on global growth concerns after U.S. President Donald Trump last week threatened China with more tariffs, which could limit crude demand from the world's two biggest buyers....
2019-08-06 01:51

News Corp Revenue Falls 8% in Quarter News Corp reported an 8% decline in revenue for the June quarter, reflecting lower sales at its book-publishing unit, lower ad revenue at its news and information-services business and the negative impact of foreign-currency fluctuations....
2019-08-09 04:34

Rupee Falls For Third Straight Day, Ends At 68.97 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened at 68.76 per dollar, but lost ground during the day and finally settled at 68.97, down 15 paise over its previous close....
2019-07-19 03:51

Gauff falls to Halep, still 'super proud' of run Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old American who became the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon's main draw in the professional era, lost to former No. 1 Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 in the fourth round on Monday....
2019-07-08 20:17

Canada survives in OT, U.S. falls in IIHF quarters Mark Stone helped Canada stun Switzerland late and win in overtime, while Russia ousted the United States in the quarterfinals of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship on Thursday in Slovakia....
2019-05-24 05:00

Net immigration to Britain falls to five-year low in 2018 Long-term immigration to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, driven by a fall in the number of migrants from the European Union, official figures showed on Friday....
2019-05-24 11:34

Support for impeachment falls as 2020 heats up _____ WASHINGTON – None of the 20-plus Democrats running for president have wanted to make impeaching President Trump a central focus of their campaign. That is, until last week when billionaire businessman and impeachment advocate Tom Steyeren...
2019-07-15 07:00

UK climber falls to his death from Matterhorn in Switzerland Police in southwestern Switzerland say a 24-year-old British mountain climber who was coming down from the country's famed Matterhorn fell to his death in pre-dawn darkness, after a chunk of rock came loose during the descent....
2019-06-03 18:34

Labour membership falls slightly but remains above 500,000 Latest accounts show party had 518,659 members at end of 2018 and beat rivals’ fundraisingLabour’s membership dipped slightly last year but remained above the half a million mark, suggesting the party is retaining the vast majority of the supporters ...
2019-08-08 16:34

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions between China and the United States....
2019-08-06 22:00

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
2019-06-04 01:51

Bear falls on Northern California patrol car HOOPA, Calif. (AP) — They probably don’t train people for this at the Sheriff’s Academy. A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in Northern California last weekend. Authorities say a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy was driving on State Route 96 o...
2019-08-10 21:34

Toll Brothers quarterly profit falls 24% U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc posted a 24% fall in quarterly profit on Tuesday, hit by slower demand and shrinking gross margins from home sales....
2019-08-20 23:00

Truck falls through upper level of NJ garage A truck has fallen through the upper level of a parking garage in northern New Jersey. The accident happened shortly before noon Wednesday at a parking facility in North Bergen township, some 9 miles west of New York City. (May 22)    ...
2019-05-23 01:34

FOREX-Dollar falls for a 2nd day on U.S. rate cut bets The dollar slipped for a second day against its rivals on Thursday on the back of softer U.S. Treasury yields after weak housing data as investors geared up for a policy meeting next week where officials are set to cut interest rates for the first ti...
2019-07-18 13:17

Nadal, Djokovic win; ill American Tiafoe falls Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic advanced to the second round of the French Open with straight-sets victories on Monday while Frances Tiafoe, the only seeded American in the men's draw, lost in five sets....
2019-05-27 18:34

Israel's Partner Communications Q1 profit falls 78% Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 78% drop in quarterly profit as it continues to invest heavily in the deployment of a fibre-optics network and its TV service....
2019-05-30 10:17

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil prices tumble Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as crude prices dropped more than 2% on a weaker outlook for demand and a rise in U.S. crude inventories....
2019-06-12 17:01

Sensex Falls Over 200 Points, Nifty Slides Below 10,900 A selloff in banking, financial services, automobile and metal stocks dragged the markets lower, however gains in information technology and pharmaceutical stocks provided some support....
2019-08-07 19:00

Oil falls on fears of a global economic downturn Oil prices fell on Monday amid worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as oil....
2019-08-12 14:17

Samsung Q2 profit falls 56% from chip downturn Samsung is expecting operating profits of 6.5 trillion won for the second quarter, a drop of 56% from 14.87 trillion won a year ago caused by the downturn in its memory semiconductor business....
2019-07-05 05:00

Man miraculously survives plunge over Niagara Falls A man who was swept over the largest waterfall at Niagara Falls on Tuesday morning miraculously survived the plunge, police said. The man, who was not immediately identified, climbed over a retaining wall at Horseshoe Falls and was swept away by a cu...
2019-07-10 05:34

Dollar Falls, Snapping Three-Day Winning Streak The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a basket of 16 others, declined 0.1% to 91.18. The Federal Reserve vice chairman had said interest-rate cuts could be considered if there is risk of a sharper slowdown....
2019-05-31 01:34

Bus plunge kills 29 after driver falls asleep Dozens of people were traveling in the bus when it rammed through a barrier and fell into the river below. Indian roads are the most dangerous in the world, with nearly 150,000 deaths annually....
2019-07-08 14:00

Sensex Falls Over 300 Points From Day's High: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets gave up early gains after opening on a mixed note on Wednesday, a day after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for India citing a weaker-than-expected......
2019-07-24 08:00

New Jersey town’s nearly 600-year-old oak tree falls down SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A 600-year-old oak tree known as the tallest one in New Jersey has uprooted. The Salem oak came down Thursday evening, drawing people to mourn its loss. The Salem Religious Society of Friends owns the tree and a graveyard that surr...
2019-06-08 00:51

WRAPUP 1-U.S. factory activity falls to more than 2-1/2-year low U.S. manufacturing activity hit more than a 2-1/2-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over the escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-07-01 17:51

Oil falls 2% as trade war concerns hit demand outlook Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than 2% on Monday on global growth concerns after U.S. President Donald Trump last week threatened China with more tariffs, which could limit crude demand from the world's two biggest buyers....
2019-08-05 20:51

Morgan Stanley Quarterly Profit Falls 10% Quarterly profit fell 10% at Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to report earnings in a mixed quarter where trading slowed and Main Street banks carried the day....
2019-07-18 14:17

Sensex Falls Over 250 Points, Nifty Below 11,050: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a lower note amid weakness in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 260.63 points to 37,321.28 in early trade, and the broader NSE......
2019-08-13 11:51

Texas Instruments quarterly revenue falls 9 pct Texas Instruments Inc reported an 8.7% drop in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as it grappled with slowing demand for microchips that started late last year....
2019-07-23 22:34

CSX profit falls on trade-related weakness CSX Corp on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that missed Wall Street's view after weakness in its trade-related intermodal business - which involves freight that moves via cargo ship, rail and trucks - weighed on results....
2019-07-16 23:51

200M across US brace for record heatwave; NYC orders tall buildings to raise temps to avoid another blackout More than 200 million Americans in parts of the central and eastern U.S. will experience temperature indexes of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as a heat wave is expected to slam at least 29 states over the weekend.  ...
2019-07-19 21:51

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s th...
2019-06-08 00:34

When elders leave hospital, falls are big reason they return (Reuters Health) - Preventing falls among elderly patients who've just left the hospital is an important part of keeping them safe, a large U.S. study shows....
2019-06-18 00:34

Sensex Falls 150 Points, Extends Losses To Third Day: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets declined on Friday with the Sensex extending losses to a third straight session amid lacklustre movement in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 226 points to......
2019-06-14 09:51

Keep calm and buy more avocados: Walmart-Cornershop deal falls Walmart and delivery app Cornershop have ditched plans to link up after Mexican anti-trust officials blocked the deal earlier this month, Cornershop co-founder Oskar Hjertonsson said on Twitter....
2019-06-20 18:34

29 Dead As Bus Falls In Gorge In Himachal, Many Were Sitting On Roof A private bus carrying around 50 people fell into a gorge in the mountainous Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. At least 29 people have died and many more have been injured....
2019-06-20 17:34

SoftBank Group Q1 profit falls 4%, but tops estimates SoftBank Group Corp's first-quarter operating profit fell 3.7%, but was well above estimates, compared to the same period last year that saw the sale of part of its stake in chip designer Arm's China business....
2019-08-07 10:34

Fannie Mae net income falls, seen paying $3.4 billion to U.S. Treasury Fannie Mae's net income fell in the second quarter from a year-ago due to losses on its derivatives, while it is expected to pay $3.4 billion in dividends to the U.S. Treasury, the No. 1 U.S. mortgage financing agency said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 17:17

Body Of Ky. Toddler Recovered From Cummins Falls, Tenn. JACKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A missing 2-year-old’s body has been recovered from Cummins Falls in Jackson County, Tennessee. WKRN, a CNN affiliate, reports that the body of 2-year-old Steven Pierce of Eddyville was recovered Monday morn...
2019-06-10 18:17

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this week. Manhattan Demo...
2019-06-19 18:17

Domino's half-year profit falls, says CEO to retire Domino's Pizza, Britain's biggest pizza delivery company, announced the retirement of Chief Executive Officer David Wild and reported a 7.4% drop in half-year profit....
2019-08-06 10:34

Hindalco Profit Falls 28% To Rs 1,063 Crore In June Quarter The company said its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) fell 13.04 per cent to Rs 3,769 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2019....
2019-08-09 11:34

Mom says Dominican resort should ‘shut down’ after family falls violently ill A Virginia mom who says her family got violently ill at a Dominican Republic resort the same night as a group of Oklahoma teens on a senior trip is now demanding that the beachfront spot be shuttered. “In my opinion, they should shut down that ...
2019-06-19 19:00

Galaxy Note10 hands-on: Samsung falls behind the competition The Galaxy Note10. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] NEW YORK CITY—Samsung showed off its next flagship smartphone last night: the Galaxy Note10. It co...
2019-08-08 17:34

Sensex Falls Over 250 Points, Nifty Slips Below 11,050: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a weak note tracking losses in Asian peers, after the US central bank cut the key interest rates for the firs time since 2008 but fell short of......
2019-08-01 08:34

Wendy's quarterly revenue falls short of estimates Burger chain Wendy's Co reported quarterly revenue on Wednesday that fell short of analysts' estimates, hit by tough competition in a crowded U.S. restaurant market....
2019-08-07 15:34

Michael Conlan takes stoppage win at Falls Park 'I know these fans want the finish, I'm happy I gave them that,' says Michael Conlan The post Michael Conlan takes stoppage win at Falls Park appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-04 10:17

Keep calm and buy more avocadoes: Walmart/Cornershop deal falls Walmart and delivery app Cornershop have ditched plans to link up after Mexican anti-trust officials blocked the deal earlier this month, Cornershop co-founder Oskar Hjertonsson said on Twitter....
2019-06-20 17:17

Another Boy Falls Into Borewell In Punjab, Days After 2-Year-Old's Death A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Punjab and remained stuck there for hours. This fresh incident comes days after Fatehveer Singh, a two-year-old boy died after he was stuck inside a......
2019-06-14 18:17

Auger-Aliassime wins, Kyrgios falls at Rogers Cup Teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime outlasted countryman Vasek Pospisil on Tuesday in the first round of the Rogers Cup to set up another all-Canadian matchup with Milos Raonic        ...
2019-08-07 13:00

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team’s roster before they took him off it for the second s...
2019-06-15 03:51

Congressman Nadler falls ill at Manhattan press conference Rep. Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, nearly collapsed while attending a Manhattan press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday. Nadler, 71, put his head down at the conference around noon and grew pale. “Code ...
2019-05-24 19:34

England's rapeseed area falls to 16-year low - AHDB The rapeseed area in England for the 2019 harvest has fallen to a 16-year low following a poor establishment of crops last autumn and damage by flea beetles, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board said on Friday....
2019-07-05 15:34

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
2019-07-16 21:17

MLB roundup: Mariners' Leake falls just short of perfection Mike Leake took a perfect game into the ninth inning and wound up with a one-hit shutout as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Los Angeles Angels 10-0 Friday night....
2019-07-20 11:00

Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls (Reuters Health) - Because our feet change shape as we age, shoes that fit when we were young may become uncomfortable and unsafe in our senior years, a research review suggests....
2019-07-05 21:51

Valiant Murray falls to Gasquet in singles comeback "Andy Murray made a comeback in singles at the Western and Southern - but it was a losing effort as he went down in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4 to Richard Gasquet."...
2019-08-13 01:17

Kim Jong-un 'falls asleep' at rally – despite 'executing colleagues' for doing the same KIM Jong-un appeared to break his own rules by falling asleep during a party rally – even though he has apparently executed members for doing the exact same thing....
2019-07-10 15:00

Uber falls to all-time low as investors grow more skeptical Shares of Uber continued to sink on Monday, posting its lowest close ever, after the company reported disappointing second-quarter results last week....
2019-08-13 00:17

Motorist saved after car falls 450 feet off California cliff NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A woman was rescued after the car she was driving plunged 450 feet (137 meters) down a Northern California cliff and a bicyclist just happened to witness the accident. Authorities say the car could have fallen another 800 feet (24...
2019-05-22 18:17

Sensex Falls Over 250 Points, Nifty Drops Below 11,050: 10 Things To Know Extending their losses to a third day running, domestic stock markets started Wednesday's session on a lower note, amid weakness in Asian peers on fresh concerns about the US-China trade talks. The......
2019-07-31 18:51

BlackRock's Cash Engine Gets Boost, but Its Profit Falls Investors increased the flood of cash flowing into money-management giant BlackRock in the last quarter. But the firm saw profits fall 6.5% from the comparable quarter a year earlier....
2019-07-19 13:17

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016....
2019-05-24 19:00

Indiana man falls into dormant volcano on honeymoon, survives An Indiana man plunged about 50 feet into a dormant volcano on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts during his honeymoon — and lived to tell the tale, according to a new report. Clay Chastain and his wife, Acaimie, flew to the island the day after their...
2019-07-25 00:34

Murray falls to Gasquet after long singles layoff Scotsman Andy Murray's long-awaited return to singles play Monday at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati didn't go as well as he or his fans might have expected with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Frenchman Richard Gasquet....
2019-08-13 10:17

Illumina Stock Falls as Revenue Outlook Reduced Shares of Illumina drop after the maker of gene-sequencing machines lowers its revenue expectations over problems with its direct-to-consumer business....
2019-07-12 03:17

Oil prices stabilize after sharp falls earlier in week Oil markets stabilized on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and tensions in the Middle East, after posting their steepest falls since the start of the year earlier in the week on the back of a global economic slowdown and swelling fuel inventories....
2019-05-24 03:17

New Jersey doctor falls to his death while vacationing with fiancée A New Jersey doctor on the verge of starting his dream job and getting married fell to his death while vacationing on the island of Ibiza, according to reports. Dr. Daniel Sirovich, 34, of Kearny and his fiancée, Kristi Kelly, originally from Staten ...
2019-08-19 00:34

Two-year-old girl falls from second floor of Queens building A 2-year-old Queens girl fell from a second floor window that was left open during the heat wave, police and sources said Monday. The girl’s father had just finished giving her a bath in their apartment on 26th Ave near College Point Blvd at ab...
2019-07-22 16:51

Wall St. falls at open on Trump's Mexico threat U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the world's largest economy into recession....
2019-05-31 16:00

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short Rewarding as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month's French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission....
2019-07-13 04:34

3-year-old boy in China falls from 6th floor, saved by blanket This is the moment a 3-year-old boy in China plunged from the sixth floor of an apartment building — and was miraculously saved by a group below who used a blanket to break his fall. Video captured the child dangling off a balcony in the city of Chon...
2019-07-31 19:00

Eurozone unemployment falls to lowest rate since 2008 The jobless rate in the eurozone has ticked down, despite concerns over global trade disputes. A 7.5% rate was last seen before the 2008 financial crisis....
2019-07-01 13:34

The Greater the Wealth Gap, the Harder the Stock Market Falls? The more the wealth gap grows, the closer the stock market gets to a major peak. See the evidence for yourself during the previous two times the "gap" grew, and the market hit major long-term highs....
2019-05-21 14:39

Auger-Aliassime falls in Montreal on 19th birthday Hometown favorite Felix Auger-Aliassime led by a set and a service break Thursday in the third round of the Rogers Cup, but he couldn't hold on for the win on his 19th birthday in Montreal....
2019-08-09 12:34

Axe falls as Deutsche Bank lays off 18,000 in $8.3 billion reinvention Deutsche Bank laid-off staff from Sydney to New York on Monday as it began 18,000 job cuts in a 7.4 billion euro ($8.3 billion) "reinvention" which will lead to yet another annual loss and knocked its already battered shares....
2019-07-08 17:51

Putin Shoots, Scores and Falls Face First on Hockey Ice President Vladimir V. Putin’s image of control slipped, just briefly, during a friendly game at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi....
2019-05-21 21:51

Cable TV customer satisfaction falls even further behind streaming video Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | amesy) Netflix and other online video services have expanded their customer-satisfaction lead over cable and satellite TV, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual telecommunications report...
2019-05-22 04:34

Dow falls 400 points on worries of prolonged trade standoff The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 400 points as investors worry that the U.S. and China are headed for a long standoff in their costly trade dispute...
2019-05-23 21:00

McIlroy's inspired rally falls 1 shot shy of cut line After dropping his final putt of the second round of the 148th Open Championship on Friday, Rory McIlroy took off his hat and waved it in the air, as the enormous gallery surrounding the 18th green at Royal Portrush Golf Club gave him a standing ovat...
2019-07-19 23:51

Axe falls on 18,000 Deutsche Bank jobs in $8.3 billion reinvention Deutsche Bank laid off staff from Sydney to London on Monday as it began 18,000 job cuts in a 7.4 billion euro ($8.3 billion) "reinvention" which Germany's largest lender said would mean yet another annual loss, knocking its shares....
2019-07-08 16:34

Wall Street falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
2019-07-20 02:34

European Stocks, U.S. Futures Rise After Days of Falls European stocks shrugged off a downbeat session in Asia to rise, as U.S. Treasury yields gained, after days of falling share prices amid fears of a prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute and its effects on the global economy....
2019-05-30 12:51

METALS-Copper falls further as trade tension flares Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell on Thursday on fears of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade dispute, despite signs of demand picking up in China and a possible supply disruption....
2019-05-30 10:17

We asked top VCs to pick 22 cannabis startups they think will blow up, raise fresh rounds, or IPO this year. Check out our exclusive lists here. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante We asked 12 of the top cannabis VCs to pick which cannabis startups they think will blow up this year. The list is divided into two categories: cannabis tech, and consumer-facing startups. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime...
2019-06-04 04:00

England coach Steve Borthwick calls on Wales fans to raise roof in bid to recreate World Cup atmosphere England want Wales fans to create a raucous atmosphere under the roof of the Principality Stadium because it will act as perfect preparation for the World Cup....
2019-08-16 17:00

Brent falls on trade war worries, tight oil market supports Oil prices fell on Thursday on fears of a global economic slowdown due to a U.S.-China trade war but losses were capped by a tightening crude market and rising political tensions in the Middle East....
2019-05-30 14:17

Kelly Clarkson Nearly Falls Down on Indy 500 Red Carpet and Recovers Like a Champ Oops! Wearing platform sandals and a black printed gown, Kelly Clarkson nearly took a tumble to the ground, tripping on the red carpet at the Indy 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway......
2019-05-27 21:17

A man was swept over the largest waterfall at Niagara Falls, police say. He survived. The man, who was not identified, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital Tuesday for further care, Niagara Parks Police said....
2019-07-10 18:34

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said....
2019-08-16 22:34

Exclusive: Russian output falls to three-year low as oil rivals clash Russian oil production fell close to a three-year low in early July, as output was undermined by a row between Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft and the country's biggest producer Rosneft ....
2019-07-09 16:51

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the yea...
2019-06-19 12:51

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enjoyed in the 1970s....
2019-07-08 23:17

British Pound Falls to Two-Year Low Amid U.K. Economic Worries The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-09 21:34

Sensex Falls For Fourth Straight Day To Lowest Level In Over Two Months The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes extended declines to a fourth straight day led by declines in heavyweights HDFC, HDFC Bank, State Bank of India, Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki and......
2019-07-23 17:34

A Baby Visits PM Modi In Parliament. Instagram Falls In Love Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Instagram post on meeting a "very special friend" in parliament generated much curiosity on Tuesday. The post came with two images of PM Modi holding a baby....
2019-07-23 12:51

U.S. home-building falls for 3rd straight month, HUD report shows U.S. home-building fell a third straight month in July amid rising labor costs, data from the U.S. Census and the Department of Housing and Urban Development showed Friday....
2019-08-17 07:00

15-Year-Old Falls To Death While Para-Sailing, Case Against Operator Police have registered a case against a para-sailing operator after a 15-year-old boy from Pune died in an accident on Murud Janjira beach in coastal Maharashtra....
2019-05-27 01:34

Man falls 800 feet into Crater Lake caldera, lives to talk about it An Oregon man was rescued after falling 800 feet into a caldera Monday afternoon and surviving, officials said. The Coast Guard’s North Bend Sector received a call at 3:47 p.m. from the National Park Service that a man fell into the Crater Lake calde...
2019-06-12 06:51

China's Yuan Falls Past Key Level of 7 to the Dollar to Record Low China’s currency broke through the psychologically important level to a record low days after President Trump threatened to broaden U.S. tariffs to cover essentially all Chinese imports....
2019-08-05 06:51

Man Survives 188-Foot Plunge Over Niagara Falls, Found On Rock Below A man who was swept over the largest of the Niagara Falls has been recovered alive, found sitting on a rock in the river below with non-life threatening injuries, Canadian police said Wednesday....
2019-07-10 21:00

Éder Militão falls ill during Real Madrid unveiling – video Real Madrid’s new signing Éder Militão’s introductory news conference was brought to a halt on Wednesday when the Brazilian complained of feeling unwell. The 21-year-old, who has joined for around €50m from Porto, was nearing the end of his first mee...
2019-07-11 01:17

'For now it hurts': Federer falls short of storybook ending at Wimbledon In a heartbreaking, instant classic Wimbledon final, 37-year-old Roger Federer couldn't quite close the deal against rival Novak Djokovic to win his 21st Grand Slam title....
2019-07-15 01:34

Tiger Woods falls out of US Open contention with 71 at Pebble Beach Tiger Woods closed with a tap-in birdie for a respectable even-par 71 Saturday, but he's officially out of the mix at the US Open at Pebble Beach.       ...
2019-06-16 03:34

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
2019-07-18 01:17

Dow Falls Sharply as Yuan Reels and Trump Jabs at China Stocks were pummeled by selling, pushing indexes from New York to Shanghai lower, as the yuan slid and fresh trade threats between Beijing and Washington raised fears of an economic slowdown....
2019-08-05 22:17

Man falls to his death at Atlanta hotel after flashing housekeeper, police say A man who reportedly exposed himself to a housekeeper at a Georgia hotel Monday fell to his death moments after the alleged incident as he tried to flee building security, police said....
2019-08-20 16:34

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
2019-07-18 04:00

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slips Below 11,650; Yes Bank Plunges Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a lower note, breaking a three-day winning run, tracking weakness in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as 127.88 points to 39,087.76 in......
2019-07-18 09:00

Huge Snake Falls From Ceiling To Bed. Pics Will Make You Shudder A Facebook post by Sunshine Coast Snake Catchers shows a carpet python on a bed. The snake was relaxing on a light fitting that couldn't take its weight and gave way....
2019-08-21 00:00

Wall Street falls as Netflix adds to earnings jitters Wall Street's main indexes were set for their third day of losses on Thursday, as Netflix reported a surprise fall in U.S. subscribers in a downbeat start to results from high-growth companies....
2019-07-18 18:51

3 Air Force Personnel Killed After Truck Falls Into Gorge In Rajasthan Three Air Force personnel were killed and three others injured when a truck carrying them fell into a gorge in Rajasthan's Barmer district today, the police said....
2019-08-21 14:00

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 15:51

Djokovic rules, Serena falls short: What we learned at Wimbledon The Big Three remains, well, big (especially Novak Djokovic), but is Serena Williams running out of Grand Slam title chances? We look back at an eventful Wimbledon....
2019-07-17 16:34

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as expectations for hefty Fed cut trimmed Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
2019-07-20 10:17

Jet.com falls by wayside as Walmart focuses on its website, online grocery Walmart Inc on Wednesday announced a sweeping overhaul at Jet.com, an online start-up it acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, after it failed to live up to the world's largest retailer's e-commerce ambitions....
2019-06-13 02:00

Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
2019-07-17 21:34

Sensex Falls Over 150 Points From Day's High As Markets Reverse Direction Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a higher note but soon reversed direction as cautious set in, amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex declined as much as 179.79 points......
2019-07-12 06:34

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
2019-07-13 13:00

Oil falls but losses capped by hopes of easing trade tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday on persistent concerns over future demand, but losses were capped by optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a possible economic slowdown....
2019-08-20 16:34

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax’ falls in California He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, Calif. San Diego P...
2019-06-17 20:00

Ogden rate review falls short of insurers' hopes Think of the name Ogden and you might think of the American poet Ogden Nash, Coronation Street's busybody Hilda Ogden and her layabout husband, Stan, or even the famous Ogden's Nut Brown Flake tobacco brand, later parodied by 60s rockers The Small Fa...
2019-07-15 21:51

Florida doctor falls to his death during Ibiza vacation with fiancée A Florida doctor fell to his death last week while trying to take a picture during a vacation on the Spanish island of Ibiza, his fiancée's mother said....
2019-08-19 22:00

Hurdlers McLeod and Shubenkov collide, Russian falls over line to win "Omar McLeod falls before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic instalment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday."...
2019-06-17 06:34

Service-Sector PMI Falls to Lowest Level Since August 2016 The U.S. service sector expanded at the slowest pace in nearly three years in July—with the Institute for Supply Management’s nonmanufacturing purchasing managers index falling to 53.7 from 55.1 in June—in a sign that a key segment of the economy con...
2019-08-05 17:34

Watch: Bowler Falls While Appealing, Leaving Fielders In Splits Despite putting in extra effort in the bowling and even more so in the appeal, Tom Haines returned empty-handed as the umpire ruled in batsman's favour....
2019-08-21 16:00

Person severely injured after vehicle falls 30 feet into underpass TUCSON – One person was severely injured after their vehicle fell 30 feet in a wildlife underpass Thursday afternoon, according to Golder Ranch Fire District. Officials say the vehicle reportedly went off the road and went through a protective ...
2019-08-02 01:34

Singapore second-quarter GDP falls 3.3%, cuts 2019 growth forecast Singapore's second-quarter GDP contraction of 3.3% was slightly smaller than the 3.4% decline seen in the government's advance estimate on a seasonally adjusted and annualized quarter-on-quarter basis, but firmed bets a recession may be aro...
2019-08-13 03:17

Stowaway falls from plane over London, narrowly missing sunbather The body of a suspected stowaway fell hundreds of meters from a plane flying over southwest London, landing in the garden of a man's home, just missing him as he sunbathed, according to neighbors....
2019-07-02 16:51

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
2019-06-03 15:00

Explore the Instagram-famous falls in Utah that only allow 150 hikers daily Kanarra Falls in Utah has become internationally famous. Now there's a daily limit on the number of hikers.       ...
2019-08-09 00:00

Access panel drops off plane, falls into Vegas neighborhood A company that provides training services for the U.S. military says an access panel from one of its aircraft dropped off and fell into a Las Vegas neighborhood near Nellis Air Force Base....
2019-06-07 19:34

UA falls to UCLA at Women’s College World Series; Highlights OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team lost to No. 2 UCLA in the second round of the winner’s bracket at the Women’s College World Series. Complete highlights of Arizona's matchup against UCLA at th...
2019-06-01 07:34

33 Killed As Mini Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar Thirty three people have been killed and 22 injured after a mini bus fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district this morning. The bus, which was on its wayfromKeshwan to Kishtwar,......
2019-07-01 08:51

Sensex Falls Over 200 Points; Auto, Pharma Stocks Down: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Friday's session on a lower note amid a mixed trend in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 224.63 points to 39,377.00 and the NSE Nifty moved to......
2019-06-21 07:00

Woman rescued after injuring leg during hike at Tanque Verde Falls TUCSON – Emergency crews rescued a woman Friday afternoon after she was injured while hiking a trail in Tanque Verde Falls. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the woman possibly fractured her leg after she fell during the hike. Officials...
2019-06-01 02:17

Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to extend supply cuts until next March....
2019-07-02 15:17