TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-10 13:34

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act

Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the enviro...

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act

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Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal ...
2019-06-18 12:00

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
2019-07-23 13:00

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on rates for years, it said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 09:17

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two ...
2019-07-09 18:17

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
2019-06-16 04:51

Donald Trump tells Prince Charles US is 'clean' on climate change President defends record on climate during 90-minute conversation with princePrince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince Donald Trump of the dangers of climate change but the president still insisted the US was “clean” an...
2019-06-05 09:51

Southern Water must pay for its pollution spills, watchdog told Environmental groups condemn cutting of company’s fine from £37.7m to £3mEnvironmental groups are demanding one of Britain’s biggest water companies be made to pay tens of millions of pounds to restore the damage to habitats and wildlife caused by th...
2019-07-18 18:00

At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
2019-06-15 21:00

Amy Jones strikes again as England wrap up clean sweep over West Indies • England 258-4; West Indies 131• Jones named player of series after top-scoringThe rain that has dogged the men’s World Cup miraculously stayed away from Chelmsford on Thursday long enough to allow England Women to clean sweep West Indies in their O...
2019-06-14 03:34

El Salvador tells phone companies to block signals in jails SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s government is demanding that telephone companies completely block cellphone signals inside the country’s prisons, in a bid to stop gang leaders from ordering killings and other crimes from be...
2019-06-22 08:34

Eoin Morgan tells England to improve attitude in field after Pakistan loss • ‘Our fielding cost us 20 runs and that is a lot in one-day game’• Joe Root refuses to be drawn on state of ball as Pakistan bowledEoin Morgan bemoaned his England side’s attitude in the field following the 14-run defeat by Pakistan that represents ...
2019-06-03 22:51

First 2005 Ashes, now World Cup 2019? Trevor Bayliss tells England squad to inspire a new generation in final England's cricketers were inspired to play the game by the famous Ashes summer of 2005 — and now they have the same chance to influence the next generation when they play a home World Cup Final against New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday....
2019-07-12 18:51

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. Th...
2019-07-04 17:51

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
2019-07-19 03:17

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
2019-07-19 05:51

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investi...
2019-06-22 00:17

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A feder...
2019-08-17 04:34

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
2019-06-12 21:51

Netherlands 3 England 1: Defensive errors see England beaten in Nations League semi-finals England's hopes of winning the Uefa Nations League are over after calamitous defending gifted the Netherlands a 3-1 semi-final, extra-time win here in Guimaraes....
2019-06-06 23:51

England fans back Raheem Sterling for England captaincy "Eurosport\u0027s Marcus Foley asked England fans whether they agreed with making Raheem Sterling England captain... and the response was overwhelmingly positive."...
2019-06-06 02:51

How to Clean Blinds Do you know how to clean your blinds? Or do you just leave them until they’re so coated in filth that you have to throw them out and buy new window treatments? That’s gross, don’t do that....
2019-07-10 21:34

How to clean your air conditioner The air conditioner in your window is probably full of mold and dust. Here's a quick guide for how to clean it.       ...
2019-07-04 09:34

How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US, this week the FDA shared some tips on what to do when you’re cleaning up after a flood, specifically...
2019-06-02 00:17

Use Goo Gone to Clean Stains, Gum, and Pretty Much Everything Goo Gone is an amazing adhesive remover. Many of us theater and video people know it as the best way to remove gaffer’s tape and price tag residue from stages and props....
2019-05-29 17:17

Ew, your laptop is disgusting — here’s how to clean it Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. You wouldn’t go weeks without washing your bedding, continuously use the same coffee mug, or wear the same socks...
2019-06-21 15:51

Your Phone Is Disgusting. Oh Please, Won’t You Clean It? A fact of my very clean life that often surprises people is that I’m not a germaphobe. I just don’t get super freaked out at the idea or the reality of touching gross things! One place, however, where this is not true is with other people’s phones. I...
2019-06-05 02:51

How Do You Clean a Watch Band, Anyway? Cleaning a watch band is a 5-minute proposition, tops. But before you can clean your watch band there is a critical thing to know: What material it’s made of. Because not all watch bands are created equally, and they have their own wants, hopes, fear...
2019-06-12 04:17

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
2019-05-31 05:17

Armstrong: I'd have won a clean Tour de France "Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has claimed that he would have won the Tour de France anyway if everyone had been clean of performance-enhancing drugs."...
2019-07-10 20:34

Brexit: Will New Broom Sweep Clean? UK's new prime minister faces the daunting Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Can highly favored Boris Johnson cut a deal or will his tenure as PM be short-lived?...
2019-07-22 18:51

New man on the board to clean up Deutsche Bank's act The Qatari-backed lawyer tasked with trying to draw a line under Deutsche Bank's regulatory scandals has risen rapidly at the German bank, jumping to the management board after three years as a "sparring partner" on the bank's supervisory body....
2019-07-17 20:51

Housekeeping in Germany: 'You clean up my mess and I pay you for it!' Nine out of 10 housekeepers in Germany are paid under the table. Attempts to register them have failed, but Heike managed to accomplish it. DW visited her in Berlin....
2019-08-11 02:34

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
2019-05-21 16:51

How to Clean Every Type of Coffee Maker What kind of coffee maker do you prefer? Keurig? Chemex? Drip maker? Aeropress? Nespresso? French press? Perhaps you prefer a cold brewer? As many types of coffee makers as there are, there are also ways to clean them. To get the most flavor (and lea...
2019-06-27 18:51

Ready To Come Clean About Meeting Online The couple were reticent about telling people they met through JSwipe. “Frankly, I regret that I was ever that self-conscious,’’ she said. “It’s how people meet these days.”...
2019-08-03 18:01

How to do a clean install of Windows 10: Which option is best for you? A clean install is the ultimate troubleshooting technique, but it's also the best way to repurpose a device you no longer need or to get a fresh start. By my count, there are four ways to do a clean install. Here are the pros and cons of each....
2019-08-10 01:34

A dietitian's guide to 'clean eating': what it is and how to do it right Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a momentCould plastics disrupt your hormones? Do pesticides cause cancer? If you have questions about the impact of chemicals on you...
2019-06-06 08:34

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
2019-05-30 19:00

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while....
2019-05-28 22:34

How to Clean Up and Archive Your Twitter Account I used to save my data on services forever—in case I ever needed to take a trip down memory lane—but I’ve recently found lots of relief and joy in purging my Twitter account of old tweets....
2019-07-22 19:51

Don't Forget to Clean Your Steering Wheel We’ve covered this before, but it bears repeating. Absolutely clean your steering wheels regularly, kids. Those things are gross and nasty and you’re probably helping to avoid an outbreak of the plague if you wipe them down periodically enough....
2019-07-23 18:00

Hotels to use QR codes to prove sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
2019-07-17 19:51

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
2019-06-19 20:51

Hotel guests will soon use QR codes to see if sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
2019-07-17 17:00

Larissa Comes Clean on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?: "I Have Kids" The secret is out on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. In the above sneak peek, exclusive to E! News, Larissa Dos Santos Lima comes clean to her mother-in-law Debbie......
2019-05-24 22:01

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the pl...
2019-06-05 15:00

Manzo Elementary students clean up after being hit by vandals TUCSON – The greenhouse at Manzo Elementary is on the road to recovery after it was vandalized during the Fourth of July weekend. Manzo Elementary School’s ecology department lost more than 100 pounds of tilapia in the incident. In addition, several ...
2019-08-08 12:34

Need a New Phone Case? Here Are Five Easy-to-Clean Options. I recently had to replace my phone case, which was lost by someone who was not me. Not my phone, mind you, just the case. I’d try to explain but to be honest I have no earthly idea what went on in that men’s room….anyway. The result was that I needed...
2019-06-06 01:51

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
2019-05-24 06:17

Days after storm, clean up continues in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Two days after a storm barreled through Dallas, whole trees can still be seen where they fell, hundreds of traffic signals remain out and the work to restore power to thousands of people is ongoing. Near downtown, a fallen crane that ki...
2019-06-12 01:51

iRobot's new Roomba and Bravaa mop can clean together automatically  Where can iRobot go next after giving us a Roomba that can dump its own dustbin? How about a Roomba that can also tag team floor cleaning with a robot mop? The new Roomba s9+ and Bravaa jet m6 work in tandem: Once your floors are vacuumed, the mop au...
2019-05-29 07:34

Pollutionwatch: the fight for clean air at the school gates Parents across Europe take action as air pollution found to restrict children’s lung growthAlmost every week our newspapers report new studies on the damage that air pollution does to our health and especially to children. For example, last November,...
2019-05-23 22:51

Battle for clean air is sending our gardens to new heights More living walls are being created in cities to tackle pollution, but keeping them alive can be a major challengeWhen Andrea Carnevali’s son started at St Mary’s Catholic primary school in Chiswick he was alarmed to find that pupils were sometimes k...
2019-07-13 18:17

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
2019-07-05 19:51

Moldova's new PM 'completely determined' to clean up government After the dramatic power struggle in Moldova, new Prime Minister Maia Sandu tells DW that her government's first priority is to clear out the muck. One by one, she says, servants of the oligarch regime are leaving....
2019-07-02 12:17

Mickey Callaway comes clean: ‘It’s gonna take a miracle’ Mickey Callaway admitted what everyone else already seemed to know on Friday. “We’re in a tough spot. It’s gonna take a miracle,” The Mets GM told WFAN’s Mike Francesa. ‘I’ve seen miracles before … We&#...
2019-06-29 01:51

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment,” t...
2019-07-09 08:51

Time to come clean: 'Burglars' tidied house and left with nothing A US father returned home to find his house had been broken into, but rather than ransacking the property the "burglars" had instead simply given his house a good clean....
2019-05-24 18:00

China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
2019-07-16 12:17

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
2019-06-10 16:51

In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast....
2019-05-24 14:17

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Saturday, citing government officials....
2019-06-22 12:17

Clean energy set to provide 35% of Australia's electricity within two years The renewable boom will end without a national policy to encourage future clean investments, industry warnsClean energy will be providing 35% of Australia’s total electricity needs within two years, analysts say, as new data underlines the pace at wh...
2019-07-31 19:34

Clean freaks: Share your thoughts about the iRobot Roomba i7+ People have been arguing about the utility of robot vacuums for as long as there have been robot vacuums. Some feel they're just expensive gadgets with extensive limitations, while others see them as important steps toward a real-life Rosey from...
2019-05-23 21:00

iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together iRobot has launched two new robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop, that can clean sequentially as a team.Read More...
2019-05-29 08:51

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he had “nothing to do with” their efforts to aid his campaign....
2019-05-30 14:51

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
2019-06-02 00:00

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
2019-06-05 20:51

Chris Hemsworth Used to Clean Out Breast Pumps For a Living (Yes, Really) Before he was wielding a hammer as Marvel Universe's Thor, Chris Hemsworth was, uh, hands deep in breast milk. Allow us to explain. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring......
2019-06-13 19:00

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
2019-06-08 13:00

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to Clean Your Car's Interior Like a Pro Your car should be as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. That’s why we put together some of our favorite car hacks to prep your interior for a summer road trip....
2019-06-19 20:17

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying ...
2019-05-31 10:34

Reports Of Violence In J&K, Centre Must Come Clean, Says Rahul Gandhi A meeting of the Congress' top decision-making body to appoint its next chief was briefly halted after reports of "violence and deaths" emerged from Jammu and Kashmir, former party president Rahul......
2019-08-11 02:34

Keep Your Kids' Bathroom Clean With a 'When You Brush' Chore Chart In my household, the kids’ bathroom is also the guest bathroom. And has always been the dirtiest, because kids. No matter how much I tried to keep it presentable, it wasn’t uncommon for the sink in there to be coated with a multi-layer film of toothp...
2019-07-05 21:34

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
2019-05-29 22:34

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
2019-07-19 13:17

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
2019-07-19 17:01

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor&...
2019-06-07 08:00

Showcase child detention center is clean and bright but it's still a jail The facility at the tiny Texas town of Carrizo Springs is subcontracted to a not-for-profit but its high perimeter fence is topped with barbed wireThe searing desert sun had brought the early afternoon temperature close to 100F (38C) but, inside, the...
2019-07-15 07:51

3rd T20I Live: India Eye Clean Sweep Against West Indies Live Cricket Score: West Indies vs India 3rd T20I: India, after taking an unassailable lead of 2-0, may test their bench strength against West Indies....
2019-08-06 15:00

Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future A Stanford professor’s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions....
2019-05-21 15:17

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 19:34

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the interviewer Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain...
2019-06-06 08:34

Clean energy found to be a 'pathway to prosperity’ for Northern Territory Renewable energy is not only a money-spinner for the NT, it can also help mining industries expand, a new report saysEnergy development in the Northern Territory is a typically Australian story: it is backing fossil fuels – in this case gas – when it...
2019-06-20 03:00

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday....
2019-06-21 05:00

Watching This Guy Obsessively Clean a Filthy Old Audi TT Is Incredibly Satisfying The owner of this Audi TT in Britain “spilt some rice” in it, which is a somewhat silly reason to get it detailed, but as good a reason as any. Besides, this TT definitely needed it....
2019-05-31 07:17

Severe weather forecasts continue as Ohio, Kansas, clean up A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City....
2019-05-30 02:34

Italian magistrate who led 'Clean Hands' graft probes dies Francesco Saverio Borrelli, the Italian magistrate who headed the "Clean Hands" corruption investigations in the early 1990s that swept away an entire political class, has died, his family said on Saturday....
2019-07-20 23:34

Canada Signals a Willingness to Challenge Trump on His Clean-Car Rollback By signing a clean-car deal with California, Canada inserted itself into the high-profile battle over Mr. Trump’s weakening of rules to fight climate change....
2019-06-27 19:00

Get Clean Curls With 25% Off Select DevaCurl Shampoo and Conditioner Sets Cult-favorite curly hair brand DevaCurl is blowing out a selection of shampoo and conditioner sets, including their Original, Delight, and Decadence lines, with their Friends & Family Sale, happening now. Bring home a fan favorite “How to Quit Sh...
2019-05-21 18:51

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 14:00

Leclerc completes practice clean sweep for Ferrari in Germany "Charles Leclerc completed a practice clean sweep for Ferrari on Saturday with a scorching lap in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Formula One German Grand Prix."...
2019-07-31 19:17

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line....
2019-06-17 19:51

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to comba...
2019-06-19 23:00

Viviani completes Grand Tour clean sweep with Stage 4 win "Italy’s Elia Viviani put to bed his Giro d’Italia nightmare with a maiden win on the Tour de France, the Deceuninck-QuickStep rider powering to Stage 4 success in Nancy ahead of Alexander Kristoff and Caleb Ewan."...
2019-07-09 22:00

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
2019-06-13 11:17

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
2019-07-16 08:51

Misano DTM: Rast seals clean sweep of poles as Dovizioso crashes Audi's Rene Rast clinched a clean sweep of pole positions at Misano ahead of Sunday's second race, while Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso nudged the barriers after an early error...
2019-06-09 18:00

Russia starts mixing dirty oil with clean at Ust-Luga - ministry official Russia has started diluting clean crude with contaminated oil at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga where the organic chloride content is not expected to exceed 4 parts per million (ppm), TASS cited an energy ministry official on Thursday....
2019-07-18 13:17

24 Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars The governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to halt his rollback of clean car rules....
2019-07-09 08:17

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
2019-06-10 22:34

Trump claims tour of immigrant detention centers showed they are ‘well run and clean’ _____ President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed a recent tour of two immigrant detention centers “showed vividly … how well run and clean” the facilities are. “Friday’s tour showed vividly, to politicians and the media, how wel...
2019-07-15 07:00

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plastics such as bags, straws and cutlery will be proh...
2019-06-11 11:34

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floo...
2019-06-12 18:17

UPDATE 1-Chile to clean up rules for lithium industry to boost production Chile´s Mining Ministry said on Tuesday it would release in "the coming weeks" a plan to clarify rules around its lithium industry to maintain its global share of output amid spiraling demand for the coveted battery metal....
2019-06-12 00:51

Notre Dame fire: lead contamination clean-up begins around cathedral Area around site sealed off for 10 days to remove hazardous dust from 400 tons of leadClean-up workers have begun a huge “decontamination” operation around Notre Dame Cathedral after a health scare over lead particles from the fire.It is the second a...
2019-08-13 14:17

Rift grows over FIFA placing Samoura in Africa clean-up role FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
2019-06-20 20:00

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) On Wednesday, Environmental Prot...
2019-06-20 09:51

Georgia toddler diagnosed with ovarian cancer given clean bill of health A Georgia toddler who was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer now has a clean bill of health, according to a report. The story of 2-year-old McKenna Shea Xydias — known to family and friends as “Kenny” — tugged at hea...
2019-06-20 06:34

‘Can’t wait to be up there’: Snowboarder Max Parrot gets clean bill of health after cancer treatment The snowboarder says he's been training six days a week since a scan at Sherbrooke University Hospital Centre on July 8 determined he was free of cancer cells....
2019-07-25 07:00

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

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photos, including driver’s license pictures and mugshots, which could be used in facial recognition searches. That’s according to the Government Accounta...
2019-06-04 20:51

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
2019-06-05 20:00

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on J...
2019-07-16 03:34

YouTube and Universal Music clean up Adam Levine, Lady Gaga and other artists If you were worried that your kids and their kids will never get to enjoy the music video for the late Tom Petty's "Free Fallin,'' you can now stop thinking about that and concentrate on more important matters. Google announced yesterday on the YouTu...
2019-06-20 17:34

To Use Aadhaar To Clean Voters' List, Election Body Seeks Legal Power The Election Commission has asked the government to give it statutory backing to collect Aadhaar numbers of new applicants and existing voters to check multiple entries in electoral rolls....
2019-08-18 17:00

Trump claims migrant detention center visited by Pence was ‘clean but crowded’ VP had said McAllen facility was told ‘not to clean up’Report of cages and ‘overwhelming stench’ stoked online furyA Texas detention center which Vice-President Mike Pence visited on Friday, seeing migrants packed into cages amid what one reporter ca...
2019-07-15 03:51

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 01:34

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government's carbon tax....
2019-07-09 03:34

Recycling crisis: land owners face millions in clean-up costs after SKM collapse The company, which was wound up on Friday, stockpiled tens of thousands of tonnes of recycling at rented sitesLand owners across Victoria are facing a multimillion-dollar clean-up bill after the discovery of tens of thousands of tonnes of previously ...
2019-08-06 22:34

From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in east Africa Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services – such as schools, health centres, or even energy – connecting the region to the electricity grid would...
2019-05-31 15:34

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
2019-06-13 06:17

Ulster Grand Prix: Peter Hickman completes record clean sweep Peter Hickman completed a record clean sweep of seven successive Ulster Grand Prix victories by dominating the final feature Superbike race of the 2019 event...
2019-08-11 06:34

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Philip Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
2019-05-31 23:34

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its present...
2019-05-24 08:51

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s phy...
2019-06-20 03:00

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consumer education....
2019-07-12 11:17

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are a...
2019-07-18 16:01

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
2019-08-07 13:00

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City,...
2019-06-19 02:51

UK watchdog warns of perils of unregulated cryptocurrencies Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have no intrinsic value and offer consumers few protections, but added that such coins fall outside the scope of its powers....
2019-07-31 19:17

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized....
2019-08-17 13:34

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
2019-05-23 02:17

Castro calls impeachment punt 'mistake,' warns that Trump could get 'clean bill of political health' Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is taking aim at fellow Dems in the House of Representatives for voting against a resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against Republican President Trump....
2019-07-19 02:51

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance The Communications Alliance has listed 27 other agencies that have tried to access metadata following the introduction of Australia's data retention regime....
2019-07-17 10:51

Glastonbury 2019 clean up: Major operation under way as tens of thousands of revellers head home from festival Hundreds of volunteers and workers have begun the clean-up operation at Glastonbury Festival, as tens of thousands of people leave the site after the five-day festival....
2019-07-01 16:51

London's track star: TfL boss Mike Brown talks money, mayors and clean air From transforming the Northern Line to getting Crossrail 2 built, TfL boss Mike Brown's job is to keep our transport system moving forward. He meets Julian Glover at a new station in Battersea...
2019-07-08 15:51

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity available at night,...
2019-06-15 06:17

Taco Bell manager claims she was fired for closing the store to clean it: 'I just kept finding things that were disturbing' A Taco Bell manager claims that she was fired for closing the restaurant to perform a deep clean on the kitchen and lobby, which she described as “disturbing.”...
2019-07-25 01:34

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
2019-06-07 10:34

UK energy watchdog demands answers after major power cut Outage caused travel chaos and cut electricity to almost 1m people in England and WalesThe energy watchdog, Ofgem, is demanding answers from the National Grid after a power cut left people stuck in trains for up to nine hours and cut electricity to a...
2019-08-10 16:34

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
2019-06-01 17:00

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial br...
2019-07-09 02:17

Watchdog demands answers as power cut causes chaos across Britain Energy regulators on Saturday demanded an urgent report from the operator of Britain's electricity grid into what caused a power cut that led to chaos across the country, with trains brought to a standstill and traffic lights knocked out....
2019-08-10 15:34

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-31 19:17

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake....
2019-06-11 15:51

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is reviewing Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
2019-07-05 13:17

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
2019-07-18 14:51

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers from early 2020 due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
2019-07-03 13:17

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
2019-08-05 19:51

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Lawmakers have voted to block the path of any future Conservative leader trying to force through a no-deal exit....
2019-07-19 02:51

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge...
2019-06-14 06:01

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
2019-07-06 04:17

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision....
2019-07-10 12:00

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
2019-05-28 22:51

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 15:34

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
2019-07-17 16:51

UK financial watchdog finally decides which cryptocurrencies it wants to regulate The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the regulatory body tasked with overseeing the country’s financial markets, has clarified its stance on crypto assets, stating which tokens it’s responsible for. Today’s policy statement is a response to a consu...
2019-07-31 20:34

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
2019-07-05 11:51

UK competition watchdog to examine Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator on Friday took action to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo by serving an initial enforcement order on the two companies....
2019-07-05 10:00

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Res...
2019-06-20 20:17

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
2019-05-21 16:51

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72 U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, the day he had been expected to announce he would step down early because of an illness that had visibly weakened him over the past year....
2019-07-22 14:34

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
2019-08-08 10:34

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano Dies U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in a note to member states obtained by Reuters....
2019-07-22 10:17

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
2019-08-09 06:00

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
2019-07-18 10:00

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
2019-06-23 20:34

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
2019-06-10 15:17

U.N. nuclear watchdog aims to name permanent chief by October The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) aims to appoint a new Director General in October to assume office by January, the United Nations' nuclear watchdog said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 12:00

ISIS is 'resurgent' in Syria and 'consolidating' in Iraq: Watchdog report The lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S.-led campaign in Iraq and Syria combating ISIS, said in a report Tuesday that the terrorist group “consolidated its insurgency in Iraq and resurged in Syria” during the spring and sum...
2019-08-07 12:34

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warned...
2019-08-08 21:00

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
2019-05-31 16:00

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offices instead of offering their services to vagrants...
2019-07-24 09:17

Russian anti-monopoly watchdog announces Apple investigation Apple is under investigation in Russia following a complaint from cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab and may be abusing its dominant market position, Russia’s anti-monopoly watchdog said on Thursday. Watchdog FAS said it was investigating why a new ...
2019-08-08 16:34

UPDATE 2-UK watchdog shakes up 'dysfunctional' bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Friday, in a radical change that will raise questions about the future of free in-credit bank...
2019-06-07 10:34

German watchdog accuses CoinBene of unlicensed cryptocurrency trading Cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBene has been put under the microscope again following an announcement from one of Germany‘s top financial regulators. The Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) has issued a warning against the cr...
2019-05-29 12:51

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
2019-07-20 03:51

Watchdog finds rotting food at migrant detention facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violated standards at immigration detention facilities. The Office of Inspector General made unannounced vi...
2019-06-06 18:00

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or w...
2019-06-01 06:17

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegatio...
2019-05-31 02:17

Australian financial watchdog proposes tighter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential watchdog has proposed tighter terms for executive pay at the country's financial firms, after a public inquiry last year blamed flawed incentives for widespread wrongdoing in......
2019-07-23 04:34

Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72 Mr. Amano led the agency for nearly a decade, including a critical period during which it monitored Iran’s nuclear activities under a deal signed in 2015....
2019-07-22 13:51

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
2019-06-05 19:51

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
2019-07-31 21:51

CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees EXCLUSIVE: A top government watchdog has joined whistleblowers in rebuking U.S. Customs and Border Protection for allegedly failing to collect DNA from detained migrants so the samples could be checked against an FBI database for violent crimes....
2019-07-23 07:51

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
2019-05-22 07:01

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
2019-07-15 21:34

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
2019-07-04 16:34

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a trend officials said showed reforms were fully embedded....
2019-05-21 17:34

Kellyanne Conway should be removed from office, says federal watchdog – live Office of Special Counsel recommends White House aide be removed due to violations of Hatch Act, which requires certain activities be nonpartisanSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.43pm BST Kim Kardashian will be at the White House...
2019-06-13 21:51

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirmed....
2019-07-08 23:34

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the...
2019-06-14 18:34

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
2019-05-21 22:17

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
2019-07-09 21:34

UK competition watchdog flags concerns on Live Nation-MCD merger Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday the proposed takeover of Ireland-based MCD Productions by the joint venture owned by U.S.-based Live Nation raises competition concerns in the music promotion industry in Northern Ireland....
2019-07-11 14:00

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
2019-07-11 12:17

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
2019-05-22 15:51

Justin Trudeau violated law by urging that case be dropped – watchdog Report describes PM’s ‘flagrant attempts to influence’ Canadian attorney generalCanadian prime minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s ethics laws when he urged his attorney general not to prosecute an engineering company in a conflict of inte...
2019-08-15 00:17

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
2019-07-10 16:17

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
2019-07-10 16:17

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
2019-07-11 21:00

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
2019-06-21 20:00

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political ca...
2019-06-21 03:51

Amazon in deal with German watchdog to overhaul marketplace terms Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, who had complained of unfair treatment when selling through the world's biggest online retailer....
2019-07-17 07:34

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
2019-06-08 03:51

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
2019-07-02 20:17

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them ...
2019-07-16 08:34

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
2019-08-15 04:51

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals as lawmakers demanded answers....
2019-07-03 01:34

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded t...
2019-06-28 18:51

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
2019-06-06 10:34

Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Plan Details Still Awaited by Swiss Watchdog Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday,...
2019-07-24 11:00

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
2019-06-28 23:34

Watchdog calls on EU to save sea migrants as bloc emphasizes control of borders A European rights watchdog said on Tuesday that the European Union was violating international law with its increasingly restrictive stance on migration and should step up sea rescues - an element that is not part of the bloc's new five-year action p...
2019-06-18 11:17

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
2019-07-10 16:17

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
2019-05-21 14:39

EU's markets watchdog warns of split share trading if no-deal Brexit European Union preparations for a no-deal Brexit would split stock markets in Europe, although the damage could be reduced if Britain spelled out in advance its approach to trading, a top EU regulator said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 23:17

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
2019-06-28 20:51

Swiss data watchdog awaits details on Facebook crypto plan Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency project has not responded to an information request by Switzerland's data privacy watchdog, the authority said on Tuesday, noting it wants more details to help define its oversight role over the U.S. social media ...
2019-07-24 02:51

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
2019-07-09 22:34

Watchdog can’t review White House security clearances unless Trump asks ​The watchdog of the US intelligence community said he can’t act on a request from Democratic senators to look into the White House giving security clearances for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner unless President Trump signs off first, according ...
2019-08-01 21:51

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
2019-07-03 22:34

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
2019-06-22 08:34

Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which probed multiple landing incidents involving the......
2019-07-04 21:17

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questi...
2019-06-01 06:00

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
2019-06-01 03:34

U.N. watchdog confirms Iran has breached nuclear deal stockpile limit Iranian news agencies quoted the foreign minister as saying Iran has surpassed a 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium allowed under the accord. ...
2019-07-01 18:51

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
2019-06-21 19:00

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
2019-07-09 04:00

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may also reduce the abilities of people as they age....
2019-07-01 04:51

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
2019-06-28 02:17

UK equality watchdog opens antisemitism probe into opposition Labour party Britain's equality watchdog said on Tuesday it was launching a formal investigation to determine whether Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has discriminated against, harassed or victimized people because they are Jewish....
2019-05-28 14:34

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
2019-07-11 21:00

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday after a meeting with the company....
2019-07-15 22:00

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
2019-06-06 22:51

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on restaurants....
2019-07-17 05:00

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
2019-05-28 16:51

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
2019-05-24 17:17

Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating if U.S.-based Liqui-Box's planned takeover of DS Smith Plc's ‍flexible and rigid plastic business could hurt market competition....
2019-05-24 17:00

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak - RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
2019-06-06 18:00

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for ...
2019-05-23 18:00

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisors, scammers have been impersonating the UK‘s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) luring victims into a tr...
2019-07-23 11:00

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY – The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head Seth Agata will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Cuomo, served as the executive director of the much-criticized Joint ...
2019-05-22 21:17

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
2019-07-10 21:17

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust ...
2019-06-28 18:51

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
2019-06-13 18:51

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing Amer...
2019-07-19 19:34

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend "unfair" contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on restaurants....
2019-07-17 07:00

Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before ...
2019-08-14 19:17

UPDATE 1-Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health -UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
2019-05-22 15:00

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector Gen...
2019-07-11 04:00

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so-called "extraordinary cooperation."...
2019-07-11 20:00

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
2019-06-22 16:51

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
2019-07-22 00:34

UPDATE 1-Britain's competition watchdog investigates Liqui-Box deal for DS Smith unit Britain's competition watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether U.S.-based Liqui-Box's $585 million takeover of a DS Smith Plc business could lessen competition in the market....
2019-05-24 17:00

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up the tab for the early days of his presidential camp...
2019-08-02 01:01

Court dismisses consumer watchdog's claim 'flushable' wipes labelling is misleading Choice says decision is terrible news for people who care about the environmentAustralia’s consumer watchdog has failed to persuade a judge that Kimberly-Clark Australia misled customers when it said its wipes – moist towelettes – were flushable.The ...
2019-06-28 08:17

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
2019-07-10 23:00

Deutsche Bank reportedly flagged Jeffrey Epstein's overseas transactions to U.S. watchdog The transactions, which involved Jeffrey Epstein moving money out of the United States, were flagged after Deutsche Bank reportedly began looking for indications that he was using his money for sex trafficking....
2019-07-23 21:17

U.S. accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ at emergency meeting of atomic energy watchdog  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors....
2019-07-10 18:34

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself....
2019-08-08 16:00

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
2019-07-13 17:17

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynis...
2019-07-06 04:51

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kelly...
2019-06-13 20:17

Watchdog files ethics complaint against Dominic LeBlanc over connections to judicial appointees Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch says an investigation is necessary to determine if LeBlanc violated ethics laws by "participating in the decisions to appoint the judges."...
2019-07-04 19:51

Train passengers missing out on millions in compensation for journey delays, travel watchdog says Train passengers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of compensation for journey delays because the refund system is too complicated, a travel watchdog has found....
2019-07-23 04:34

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
2019-05-21 16:51

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will review the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 20:51

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
2019-07-19 15:17

‘Deep sadness’ at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with “deepes...
2019-07-22 19:01

South African lawmakers to discuss fitness for office of anti-graft watchdog A South African parliamentary committee will discuss a request to look into the fitness to hold office of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after a recess period, most likely in early September, the committee said on Wednesday....
2019-07-31 20:51

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
2019-06-20 21:17

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspe...
2019-07-03 03:17

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
2019-07-10 21:34

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
2019-06-21 06:34

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Couns...
2019-06-13 19:34

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
2019-05-22 04:00

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
2019-05-21 15:51

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. The post UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. appeared fi...
2019-07-01 17:34

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
2019-06-19 01:34

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Grid watchdog ramps up effort to assess Hauwei threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-27 18:34

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
2019-06-17 02:17

Clean electricity 'to overtake fossil fuels for first time in UK' More British electricity is set to come from clean energy sources than fossil fuel this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to National Grid....
2019-06-21 18:51

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks...
2019-06-04 04:00

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-31 20:17

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secre...
2019-05-21 14:39

The Big Evil Companies Are Right You probably have not heard of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), but by its name could likely guess, correctly, that it’s a trade group representing the likes of Walmart, Target, Dollar General, Coca Cola and other world-swallowing corp...
2019-07-02 23:17

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is u...
2019-08-14 21:17

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
2019-06-28 03:51

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop Despite disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general called on a Catholic diocese to detail allegation against a former bishop.        ...
2019-07-21 08:51

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Republicans pressure nuclear watchdog to speed up small reactor push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-27 18:34

'Clean Eating' May Lead To Eating Disorders, Says Study The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'....
2019-06-04 17:34

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
2019-06-12 19:51

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and...
2019-07-24 07:51

Companies don't think their cloud can keep up with security More than half of enterprises believe that security can't keep up with cloud adoption according to Symantec's latest Cloud Security Threat Report (CSTR).The cybersecurity company surveyed 1,250 security decision makers across the globe to c...
2019-08-08 00:34

HTC Vive will help more companies jump into VR Much like how Microsoft has positioned HoloLens as an enterprise-friendly tool for training, HTC Vive wants to help businesses take advantage of virtual reality. The company is launching a new unit today, Vive Enterprise Solutions, that'll be en...
2019-07-02 00:00

Best car insurance companies 2019 Features 31 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2019 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters...
2019-08-01 02:51

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
2019-06-07 01:34

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
2019-07-13 19:51

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets R...
2019-05-31 23:17

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
2019-06-11 04:17

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-23 12:51

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
2019-06-16 14:51

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
2019-07-09 06:17

Lithuania: A discovery for industrial companies ROL, AQ wiring systems, IKEA Industry Lithuania, System Air, Dovista A/S – these are only several Scandinavian companies which have recently decided to start their business in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the European Union. Why...
2019-06-17 14:00

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
2019-06-27 23:51

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
2019-08-02 10:34

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with...
2019-08-17 04:34

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
2019-06-02 21:51

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
2019-06-05 19:00

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-21 19:51

Companies need to evolve to survive — here’s how you can manage that I’ve often said that the only constant in business is change. Staying ahead of the competition, keeping pace with emerging technologies, and meeting customers’ needs as they arise requires agility and the ability to evolve a company’s business needs ...
2019-07-18 15:51

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a gloomy picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
2019-08-16 13:34

Hack in the box: Hacking into companies with “warshipping” Enlarge / The "warshipping" rig, exposed, with solar recharging panel. (credit: Sean Gallagher) LAS VEGAS—Penetration testers have long gone to great lengths to demonstrate the potential chinks in their clients' networks before less friendly attack...
2019-08-14 04:51

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better under...
2019-05-24 21:51

The 90s are back. Here are the companies trying to cash in—and the ones that are failing For years, the fashion world has been riding a wave from the past. Young consumers are turning to the 90s for inspiration, leading to the revival of trends and companies that were long ago pronounced dead....
2019-08-03 17:34

These Companies Wanted Tariffs. How Are They Faring Now? President Trump’s trade policies have helped American steel, aluminum, lumber, solar and washing-machine businesses, but not as much as they might have hoped....
2019-07-10 19:17

Is This the End of Anonymous Shell Companies? Not Too Fast The use of L.L.C.s and shell corporations to hide the true source of funds has been an issue for the United States for more than a decade. A bill in Congress seeks to address it....
2019-07-12 02:17

How to Opt Out of Companies Sharing Your Data With Third Parties On Wednesday, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple after it was discovered that Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant, retained voice recordings of some of its users to improve its voice recognition software. While its “listening program” i...
2019-08-09 22:00

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by tech companies NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in technology companies, as the market tries to rebound from steep losses a day earlier. In...
2019-05-24 17:00

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. election....
2019-06-19 21:00

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-05-23 17:51

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
2019-07-09 19:00

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-10 21:51

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
2019-06-17 15:51

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline ...
2019-08-13 11:51

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums...
2019-06-03 19:34

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, according to Coding Dojo....
2019-07-11 22:00

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
2019-07-09 21:34

US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Journal sources claim that the Trump administration ...
2019-06-24 00:00

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
2019-06-03 18:17

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
2019-06-03 09:00

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-06-08 00:17

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
2019-08-13 13:51

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
2019-06-06 03:51

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadlin...
2019-06-10 20:00

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
2019-06-02 08:51

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms”, suggesting that long-awaite...
2019-07-25 07:17

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
2019-07-15 18:17

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digit...
2019-05-21 17:00

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europ...
2019-07-16 18:34

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
2019-08-02 17:51

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 bi...
2019-06-07 02:34

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added just 27,000 jobs in May, t...
2019-06-05 14:51

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
2019-06-12 00:51

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
2019-05-31 14:34

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 02:51

How 5G and foldable phones will benefit streaming companies 5G and foldable phones: have there been any technology trends in the news as much as these two? 5G promises massive capacity and low latency beyond what 4G can deliver. It brings greater speed (the ability to move more data faster), lower latenc...
2019-05-22 16:34

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
2019-07-04 12:17

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
2019-06-12 12:34

Trump says Huawei can resume trade with US companies After a month-long ban, US president Donald Trump said today that he’ll allow companies to sell equipment to Huawei. He met the Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G20 summit being held in Osaka, Japan. Trump said at a press conference that he’s only...
2019-06-30 01:34

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21 18:00

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
2019-06-19 12:00

Why creativity is the most important soft skill companies look for right now AI and machine learning are taking over, automating more and more tasks. With this technology in place, machines are producing faster and more accurate results for businesses than ever before. As the technology evolves we’ll no longer need to deal wi...
2019-07-01 11:34

New Hampshire sues 3M, Dupont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and Dupont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. The state becomes t...
2019-05-29 17:51

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, according to industry analysts....
2019-05-24 18:17

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large data breach back in May, and only finally came cl...
2019-08-06 06:51

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
2019-06-14 20:00

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
2019-06-16 01:34

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
2019-06-30 21:17

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Getting the oil out of water Oil and water are famously reluctant to mix fully together. But separating them completely — for example, when cleaning up an oil spill or purifying water contaminated through fracking — is a devilishly hard and inefficient process that frequently re...
2019-06-10 16:17

A new way to mix oil and water The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing any two things that do not go together well. Now, a new finding from researchers at MIT might turn that expression on its he...
2019-06-21 06:34

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15 08:00

Foxconn awards contracts to ‘Wisconsin-based’ companies MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has awarded $13 million in contracts to three firms it describes as “Wisconsin-based.” The Journal Sentinel reports that while the two of the three companies have a presence in Wis...
2019-05-30 16:01

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
2019-06-04 20:34

American Tech Companies Find Ways Around Huawei Ban Large U.S. tech companies in the direct sights of the Trump administration’s ban on exports to Huawei are finding ways to resume some shipments to the blacklisted Chinese tech giant without running afoul of American regulations....
2019-06-27 21:17

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

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our ...
2019-05-25 14:51

Why, as a software investor, I don’t chase fast-growth companies In VC, the default growth expectation of SaaS companies is triple, triple, double, double, double. But that pace is quite likely to kill a company.Read More...
2019-08-11 03:00

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
2019-06-27 19:51

US companies' message to Trump: Don't expand China tariffs Businesses, trade groups, and individuals have written to complain that tariffs would drive up prices for consumers, squeeze profits, and leave U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage....
2019-06-17 15:17

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
2019-06-19 08:34

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019 The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created by Collabsco.Read More...
2019-06-19 18:17

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 03:17

Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts ...
2019-07-15 18:17

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre...
2019-06-10 02:34

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, an...
2019-05-29 18:00

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
2019-05-21 23:34

Feds say 30 other companies may have been breached by suspected Capital One hacker Investigators say they’ve found a server from the accused Capital One hacker with information from several other companies.       ...
2019-08-16 12:34

‘A new era’: Trump and 2020 hopefuls are singling out more American companies by name How companies should respond as a presidential norm of criticizing American enterprise in more generic terms is giving way to a naming and shaming strategy on both sides of the aisle....
2019-06-13 13:51

Food-Delivery Companies Serve Restaurants Better Tech Delivery companies are sharing more data and fusing technology more seamlessly with restaurants to counter the growing sense that sending food to customers can be more trouble than it is worth....
2019-07-15 22:51

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible consequences in case of noncompliance, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday....
2019-07-20 00:17

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military...
2019-05-28 01:00

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara's latest effort to boost the economy....
2019-06-12 16:34

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14 14:34

CVS just laid out a big reason why health companies are worried about Amazon Health care companies claim they are not threatened by Amazon's potential foray into the space. A recent lawsuit in which CVS tried to prevent executive John Lavin from joining Amazon PillPack suggests more concern in private....
2019-06-20 22:34

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 15:51

Work-life-dog balance? Here are the 10 most pup-friendly companies of 2019 Tech companies are well-known for using office perks to attract millennial talent, and their bring-your-pet-to-work policies are catching on.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

Kushner Companies purchases $39M retail condo in Soho The family company, now run by Charles Kushner, daughter Nicole Kushner Meyer and President Laurent Morali, signed a contract last week, a source told Between the Bricks, to purchase a retail condo in Soho for $39.75 million....
2019-06-05 11:51

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
2019-06-12 02:00

The Latest: Companies respond to suit over Grenfell fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed in the United States over a 2017 London high-rise fire that killed 72 (all times local): 2 p.m. Two of the companies that are being sued by victims of a London high-rise fire that killed 72 have relea...
2019-06-11 20:34

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
2019-07-24 01:51

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant...
2019-06-01 01:51

German Companies From Deutsche Bank to BMW Grapple With Setbacks German efficiency has taken a hit this year as many of the country’s most recognizable corporations have faced setbacks, hurt by a slowing local economy, questionable business decisions and digital troubles....
2019-07-12 15:51

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will ta...
2019-08-14 22:51

Google Endorses 'International Tax Deal' for Multinational Companies Google said Thursday it supports a global agreement on taxation that could allocate more taxes from multinationals to jurisdictions outside their home countries....
2019-06-28 09:34

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
2019-07-11 22:34

How Much Is Your Data Worth to Tech Companies? Lawmakers Want Answers New proposed legislation by U.S. senators Mark R. Warner and Josh Hawley seeks to protect privacy by forcing tech companies to disclose the “true value” of their data to users. Specifically, companies with more than 100 million users woul...
2019-07-20 00:17

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concer...
2019-05-22 20:34

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and policy makers....
2019-08-07 15:00

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carrier and large deck vessels....
2019-06-27 19:00

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
2019-06-08 03:51

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
2019-08-15 05:17

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
2019-06-18 23:51

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
2019-06-07 21:51

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
2019-06-19 20:17

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China said it would sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, a retaliatory move that is expected to have minimal effect on defense companies but is likely to further complicate efforts to resolve the simmering trade dispute betwe...
2019-07-12 20:00

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
2019-06-23 14:17

11 companies propose guiding principles for self-driving vehicles A coalition of 11 companies published a whitepaper describing a framework for the development, testing, and validation of "safe" autonomous vehicles.Read More...
2019-07-02 17:34

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 r...
2019-06-14 22:51

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
2019-08-09 01:34

Top companies reveal to us the twisty path of smartphone design It’s easy to think that since smartphones today are basically one big display, designers don’t really have much room to let their creativity go wild. The lack of variety in design elements magnifies the importance of each of them, and companies are d...
2019-07-02 14:34

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
2019-07-18 23:17

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
2019-06-14 22:51

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
2019-06-10 18:51

Capital One hacker suspected to have stolen data from 30 other companies The hacker involved in the Capital One data breach may have broken into more than 30 other companies, according to a fresh petition filed by federal prosecutors on August 13. The filing didn’t disclose the companies targeted by the cyber-thief, but s...
2019-08-15 08:17

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington....
2019-07-16 07:51

China Grants 5G Licences To Four Domestic Companies For Commercial Use China today granted 5G commercial licences to four domestic companies, taking a big step in its bid to be a global leader in next generation wireless networks amid fierce rivalry from the United......
2019-06-06 09:17

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated...
2019-06-13 23:34

Companies that use Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data: EU court Companies that embed Facebook’s “Like” button on their websites allowing users’ personal data to be transferred to the US social network can be held liable for collecting the data, Europe’s top court said on Monday. Website plugins are a common featu...
2019-07-31 18:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11 00:34

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06 22:00

Companies in sprint to ship goods from Mexico before tariffs TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Companies are rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. They are hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the bord...
2019-06-08 00:51

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, Bloomberg Tax reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 00:34

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 02:17

5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical......
2019-06-22 10:51

Canadian oil companies buy ads to pressure politicians ahead of election Three Canadian oil producing companies are buying newspaper advertisements ahead of an autumn federal election to turn up pressure on the country's politicians to support the struggling industry....
2019-08-01 12:00

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitr...
2019-06-04 14:00

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
2019-06-27 19:00

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired. But Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative-action hire, she isn’t supposed to be bashing Dem...
2019-06-13 20:34

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
2019-06-13 21:34

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
2019-06-02 01:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Somalia bombing condemned, as UN expert calls for more international help; Africa faces locust swarms; new leaders for UN atomic watchdog and top economic body Our main stories today: senior UN officials condemn attacks on Somalia capital, and call for continued international support; the International Atomic Energy Agency and UN’s Economic and Social Council welcome new leaders; and the Food and Agricultur...
2019-08-01 02:34

Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The solution? Offering cut-rate cellphone service, which...
2019-05-29 05:34

China Warns Tech Companies About Complying With Trade Restrictions Chinese authorities summoned some of the world’s largest tech companies this week to tell them they could face repercussions if they bow to U.S. trade restrictions, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-09 02:00

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, survey finds U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.        ...
2019-06-05 21:51

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Technology companies need to take responsibility for chaos they create Although Cook did not mention companies by name, his commencement speech in Silicon Valley's backyard mentioned data breaches, privacy violations, and even made reference to Theranos, a disgraced startup....
2019-06-16 22:34

Regulators give phone companies new tools to fight robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fighting robocalls (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Federal regulators are giving phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers’ permission first. Thursday’s vote by the Federal Com...
2019-06-06 18:00

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants and analysts say....
2019-06-19 21:00

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
2019-05-23 05:17

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
2019-05-25 08:01

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don’t want you to know Do it wrong, and cord-cutters might end up paying more than traditional cable, which is exactly what streaming companies don’t want you to realize.        ...
2019-05-23 12:51

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
2019-07-11 02:34

NASA Is Working With Private Companies to Go Back to the Moon. That’s Riskier Than it Seems NASA will never be listed on NASDAQ. It’s already a wholly owned subsidiary of, well, all of us—which is the way it’s supposed to be with taxpayer-funded government agencies. But you could be forgiven for thinking that the full name...
2019-08-01 00:17