TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:51

Bird Scooters Looking For Several Hundred Million More Dollars to Piss Away

The Information got their hands on Bird’s presentation to current investors and the overall picture is not pretty. The e-scooter company, currently valued at $2.3 billion...

Bird Scooters Looking For Several Hundred Million More Dollars to Piss Away

Source: jalopnik.com

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flood...
2019-06-13 15:17

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
2019-06-14 00:00

New Arizona anti-abortion hotline could get $7.5 million in taxpayer dollars By: Brahm Resnik PHOENIX (KPNX) – When I asked Cathi Herrod last week whether she was going to push any anti-abortion bills through the Legislature in the final days of this session, she responded: “You never know – stay tuned.̶...
2019-05-22 22:34

Bought for a few dollars, this 900-year-old chess piece could sell for $1 million A chess piece purchased for a few pounds by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen.        ...
2019-06-04 04:00

This market is atypical, but people with a million dollars in stocks are fine with it Investors with $1 million or more in the market expect the pace of stock market gains to slow over the remainder of 2019. But these wealthy self-directed brokerage account holders are not trading as if the bull market is anywhere close to over....
2019-07-22 19:01

Single winning ticket sold in California to win $530 million dollars Mega Millions jackpot NBC — Someone in California is waking up a multi-millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. A single ticket was sold matching all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot was up to $530 million, with the new ...
2019-06-09 00:51

French thieves steal over half a million dollars worth of vintage wines from Michelin restaurant: reports Thieves in Paris made off with at least 150 bottles of wine, estimated at over half a million dollars, Monday after police say they cut a hole into the wine cellar of Michelin rated restaurant. ...
2019-07-03 19:17

Is This Abandoned Beer Or Fresh Piss? ESPN hockey analyst Greg Wyshynski was on-hand for St. Louis’s stirring 3–2 overtime win over the dreaded Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. Afterward, Wyshynski shot the following Blair Witch-style blurry video of two complet...
2019-05-30 11:00

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
2019-05-23 01:17

Google Maps Is Going to Piss Off Cops Around the Globe With Its Latest Update Folks, I’ve got some great news if you’re a driver and some bad news if you’re a cop: Google has confirmed it’s rolling out the ability to see speed and mobile cameras, as well as speed limits, in more than 40 countries in Maps.Read more......
2019-05-30 01:17

More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under First Step Act, data show More than a hundred violent criminals have been released under the First Step Act, President Trump's signature bipartisan criminal justice reform package, according to data from an administration official provided to Fox News on Monday....
2019-07-23 07:51

Steve Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win Over England A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285......
2019-05-26 02:51

Mayor Larry Bird 'literally rooted against Larry Bird his whole career' There is a mayor in Hesperia, California named Larry Bird and he has rooted against Larry Bird — and for Magic Johnson — his entire life.        ...
2019-06-04 15:17

Cricket news: 'Overwhelming support' for The Hundred, claims ECB chief executive Tom Harrison Tom Harrison, the Chief Executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has claimed the organisation's new competition, The Hundred, has "overwhelming support" across the game....
2019-06-03 15:51

It’s #BuyBlackWeek. Do You Know Where Your Dollars Are Going? Money is green, but when it comes to leveraging the power of our dollars to best benefit the community, many of us feel it best to buy black whenever possible. With that in mind, The Glow Up is here to remind you that it’s once again National Buy Bla...
2019-06-18 04:51

Stop monkeying around with our tax dollars Big Government lobbyists and entrenched bureaucrats are predictably hysterical about a common-sense congressional push to improve transparency and accountability about wasteful taxpayer-funded monkey experiments. They’re worried that once Congress se...
2019-07-17 15:00

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities.       ...
2019-07-22 19:51

Why E-Scooters Are on the Rise, Along With Injuries It’s been less than two years since the first crop of stand-up electric scooters for rent were dumped on a city sidewalk, but they can now be found around the world. Startups including Bird, Lime, Skip and Spin allow riders to locate and unlock scoot...
2019-07-20 12:00

I Rode All the E-Scooters. Most of Them Are Awful Except Two One weekend morning towards the end of 2018, I woke up at home in Venice, CA and took a walk, only to see something entirely new: people on electric scooters. And I mean lots of people on electric scooters. Literally overnight, a new company called B...
2019-06-10 22:34

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2019-06-11 01:34

E-scooters now seem less likely to run people off sidewalks What a difference a year makes - what was chaos in 2018 has turned orderly, as scooters now get parked in the "furniture zones," of sidewalks.       ...
2019-07-20 15:51

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
2019-05-31 07:17

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
2019-07-09 18:17

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
2019-05-28 13:34

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
2019-05-31 23:17

Electric scooters: your complete guide Electric scooters are springing up in cities around the world, often without warning or explanation. They're a fun, convenient way to get around, but there are a few facts you should be aware of before hiring one (or taking the plunge and buying...
2019-06-20 15:51

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s...
2019-06-18 04:34

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach ...
2019-06-10 19:17

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
2019-07-17 17:51

New York to legalize controversial e-bikes and scooters The deal, announced Monday, emerged from negotiations between state lawmakers and city officials that went wait into Sunday night, a person familiar with the talks said....
2019-06-18 00:51

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate conference, along with a new user swappable battery syste...
2019-06-12 22:17

Asian Startups Scrap Over Shared Scooters Local startups are moving to grab market share as the scooter-sharing industry comes to the Asia-Pacific region, setting up a battle with global players like U.S.-based Lime....
2019-06-01 17:17

Besieged by electric scooters, Paris lays down the law PARIS (AP) — Paris is cracking down on electric scooters after an anarchic year in which 12 startups flooded the city’s streets with their vehicles. The French capital has 12 free-floating scooter operators, more than the entire United States, ...
2019-06-06 18:00

New York City Is Getting E-Scooters, Hilarity Sure to Ensue As shared e-scooters have proliferated around the world, resulting in frequent hand-wringing and disproportionate media attention relative to the damage and inconvenience they cause, a handful of cities have remained outside the e-scooter bubble due ...
2019-06-21 00:34

The best electric bikes, scooters and skateboards to use at school We hear you're going places? That's what school is all about, after all. But we're being a little more literal: Getting to class is often half the battle. That's why we've dedicated a whole section of our back-to-school guide...
2019-07-22 19:01

Thousands of scooters recalled in UK due to 'loose screws' Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is recalling more than 10,000 electric scooters due to safety concerns - with more than 7,800 affected models sold in the UK....
2019-06-07 18:34

You'll soon be able to ride electric bikes and scooters throughout New York Good news for New Yorkers tired of trekking around on foot or relying on the subway: the state is about to legalize electric bikes and scooters.The new bill, which is expected to pass on June 19, would recognize three classes electric bikes: pedal-as...
2019-06-18 17:17

Payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from 'El Chapo' US prosecutors have said they are seeking a court order that would require Joaquin Guzman, who is better known as El Chapo, to pay $12.7bn (£11.3bn) in forfeits, after he was jailed in February....
2019-07-06 08:34

TCS, Wipro May Have To Sell Shares Worth Billions Of Dollars Companies must increase shares held by the public to a minimum 35% from 25% at present, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her maiden budget...
2019-07-05 23:51

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly half of billion dollars. The winning numbers on Friday night were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Me...
2019-06-02 03:01

Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
2019-06-21 08:17

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S...
2019-05-28 14:00

Proposed law would deny ex-cons taxpayer dollars to run for office Saying it doesn’t want to see another disgraced pol like Hiram Monserrate score big bucks off taxpayers while running for office, the city’s Campaign Finance Board is backing legislation that would prohibit candidates convicted of public corruption f...
2019-06-21 01:17

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
2019-07-11 02:00

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymized credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
2019-06-21 12:51

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
2019-07-09 19:34

Electric scooters rollout off to a bumpy start in Germany Germany is seeing a transportation revolution, as electric scooters win over new riders with their speed and ease. But a spike in accidents involving the new vehicles has sparked concern among police and medical experts....
2019-07-08 14:00

Usain Bolt launches his electric scooters in the UK – but you can't ride them Bolt Mobility, an electric scooter sharing company co-founded by sprinter and footballer Usain Bolt, has made its UK debut. There's only one problem: its scoooters aren't legal to ride in the country.The launch took place at Bolt's Tra...
2019-06-20 15:51

E-scooters put Swedish start-up VOI on road to positive cashflow Hjelm said the sector had learnt from past mistakes, with VOI upgrading to a model with longer-range swappable batteries to eliminate transport costs and increase product life....
2019-07-08 19:51

E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europe's big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists, but for Swedish sharing start-up VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow....
2019-07-08 21:51

How hacked rental e-scooters could be the future of street crime As we travel in autonomous cars or on electronic scooters, a trick involving a bit of malicious code may put our computer networks at risk, warns Annalee Newitz...
2019-05-21 21:34

E-scooters in downtown are parked correctly and incorrectly, should be near bus stops. Cities are working to reign in scooters to conform, to be ridden in bike lanes and parked in "Furnishing zones". Photo gallery of scooters in LA       ...
2019-07-20 00:51

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities Andrew Hardy was crossing the street on an electric scooter in downtown Los Angeles when a car struck him at 50 miles per hour and flung him 15 feet in the air before he smacked his head on the pavement and fell unconscious. The 26-year-old snapped t...
2019-06-07 22:51

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
2019-06-18 03:17

Electric Scooters Are Coming to New York, But You Can’t Rent One in Manhattan Tech leaders and delivery workers fought to lift the ban on electric bikes and scooters. Manhattan is off limits to the scooters because of congestion....
2019-06-19 22:17

Lisbon punishes electric scooters left on sidewalk LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Lisbon’s old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. The parish council which oversees the neighborhoods around the medie...
2019-07-01 17:34

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans to add bike and scooter availability to its app in...
2019-07-02 00:00

Warriors ready new basketball stadium, fueled by tech dollars The Golden State Warriors are weeks from opening a sleek $1.5 billion sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco thanks largely to a years-long tech boom that made it financially feasible, the team's president said on Monday....
2019-07-16 21:51

An Armored Truck Spilled Thousands of Dollars on an Atlanta Highway. What Would You Do? More than a dozen drivers pulled over to scoop up some of an estimated $175,000 that blew out of a Garda truck on Interstate 285, the authorities said. They are asking for it to be returned....
2019-07-10 23:34

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 19:34

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
2019-07-17 21:34

U.S. net long dollars fall to lowest since mid-February -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to their lowest level since mid-February in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
2019-06-22 06:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. net long dollars drop to four-month low -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position in the latest week fell to the lowest level since mid-February, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar pos...
2019-06-22 06:00

Kellyanne Conway rips AOC on sympathy for migrants: 'All talk, no dollars' White House adviser Kellyanne Conway Tuesday accused Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., of being hypocritical for claiming to care about migrants while refusing to approve additional congressional funding to improve conditions at the border....
2019-07-02 21:51

Electric scooters are set to be the future of urban mobility, Chinese tech CEO says Yan Li, CEO of Niu Technologies, says urban congestion makes cars a poor mode of transportation in cities and that electric scooters are a better alternative....
2019-07-10 12:00

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
2019-07-17 15:00

RPT-India Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
2019-05-23 10:17

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a number of concerns from safety advocates who don’t believe we should allow scooters, e-bikes on sidewalk...
2019-06-22 00:17

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrau...
2019-06-15 10:17

With Jaguars In Pools, Naked Men On Scooters, Europe Faces Summer Heat An early summer heat wave across Europe is breaking monthly - and in some cities - all-time records, as the continent oven-bakes under dangerous temperatures soaring above 100 Fahrenheit, driven by......
2019-06-28 16:17

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 million in damage. Canadian geese are the biggest and most costly culprit, causing $93.8 million in damag...
2019-05-23 22:51

Air Force base needs help recovering at least 72 stolen ‘ride dollars’ in Texas At least 72 “ride dollars” have gone missing from Sheppard Air Force Base and they are looking to the public to help return these treasured keepsakes.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state. The post Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81; steered billions of dollars to his home state appeared fir...
2019-05-30 17:34

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city. But Uber has partnered with a different company for a second version of the Jump scooter, which will...
2019-06-13 06:00

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
2019-06-04 04:00

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
2019-06-13 23:00

Hawaii telescope operators abandon millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuate employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
2019-07-18 15:17

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
2019-05-22 13:34

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
2019-05-21 18:34

5 years later, Flappy Bird is still the best mobile game Flappy Bird is back thanks to Flappy Royale, which is available to play for free online right now. Somehow this is still the best mobile gaming has.Read More...
2019-07-16 05:17

Storm's Bird out indefinitely with injured knee Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose body in her left knee and is out indefinitely, the team announced. Bird has been part of all three Storm championship teams....
2019-05-21 19:51

Early bird Oosthuizen gets eagle at U.S. Open Mild-mannered Louis Oosthuizen is not prone to getting too excited on the golf course, but he made an exception for an early eagle at the U.S. Open on Thursday....
2019-06-14 04:17

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

The Latest: Bird says Raptors have ‘great chance’ to win TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday’s Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Larry Bird says Kawhi Leonard is “playing as good as anyone’s ever played in this...
2019-05-31 01:17

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best bir...
2019-06-14 18:51

‘Exotic’ bird was really just seagull covered in curry powder An exotic-looking bright orange bird baffled staff at a UK animal rescue center — until they realized it was a regular seagull covered in curry powder. The Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital said last week it had “no idea what to expect”...
2019-07-08 23:17

Bronze Age Bird Beak Burials Found In Russia The bizarre find of a skeleton with what seems to have been a collar or armor constructed from birds beaks has Russian archaeologists scratching their heads as to the function and meaning of the attire. ...
2019-05-30 03:00

Bern FE eight-car pile-up an "accident waiting to happen" - Bird Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird says that the opening-lap eight-car pile-up at the first corner of ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix was an "accident waiting to happen"...
2019-06-23 18:00

US aviation officials think a bird strike was factor in 737 Max crash U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-21 16:00

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines Enlarge (credit: Masaki Eda) At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But the details of the drawing—and those of several other ancient drawings, paintings, and sculptures of ani...
2019-06-20 23:17

Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle," which can carry up to two adults at a time. You'll ...
2019-06-04 17:17

Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, it'll help them take on heavyweight rivals like Lime. Sc...
2019-06-12 22:17

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av...
2019-05-21 22:00

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere along the e-bike/seated scooter spectrum. The Verge...
2019-06-04 21:51

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)     &#...
2019-06-17 08:51

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
2019-05-28 03:51

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not al...
2019-05-22 00:17

This South American potoo bird can camouflage itself as a branch This photo shows nature's best camouflage trick as the common potoo bird, snapped in Colombia's Utría National Park, stays still so long it becomes invisible...
2019-06-28 12:17

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
2019-06-21 04:34

Warframe’s Gas City Is Now Stalked By A Giant Robotic Bird The Ropalolyst stalks the Corpus Gas City on Jupiter occasionally feasting on the metropolis’ machinery as if the place were made of worms. Part of Warframe’s latest update, the Jovian Concord, the gigantic bird comes from an ancient race of AI terra...
2019-05-23 18:17

There’s A Flappy Bird Battle Royale Game Now, And It’s Good Flappy Royale, released today in beta on mobile and PC by game designers Orta Therox, Em Lazer-Walker, and Zach Gage, seems like a lot of things: clever, opportunistic, a joke. But it’s also fun....
2019-06-28 15:00

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials said....
2019-06-18 00:51

Pizza Hut resuscitates ’80s logo in grab for sweet, sweet nostalgia dollars Keeping things fresh in the food industry is no easy task, even for a relatively new establishment. For Pizza Hut, which has been slinging affordable, cheese-heavy pies for over 60 years now, there’s a delicate balance to strike between changing thin...
2019-06-22 00:17

Jason Schwartzman bravely takes on Big Bird on Lip Sync Battle We all have our favorite epic Lip Sync Battles to look back on: Sir Ben Kingsley versus John Cho, Jimmy Fallon against Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Devil Wears Prada foes (and real-life friends) Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt. But this week LSB aims for...
2019-05-29 22:00

Follow the Bird Lady! Cinderella costume parade – in pictures Christopher Wheeldon is bringing his in-the-round Cinderella ballet to the Royal Albert Hall in London, complete with 370 costumes. We went behind the scenes for English National Ballet’s final preparations Continue reading......
2019-05-25 13:17

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution....
2019-07-20 02:34

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
2019-06-12 05:34

Fossil of 'super bird,' three times larger than ostrich, discovered Researchers have recently discovered the fossils of one of the largest birds that ever lived, estimating it weighed nearly 1,000 pounds and stood more than 10 feet tall....
2019-06-28 02:51

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping plovers build nests and raise their young on beaches around the lakes. Coastline development has sh...
2019-06-17 08:00

Seattle's Sue Bird undergoes surgery on left knee Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her left knee; no word on whether she can return this season        ...
2019-05-30 20:00

Bird Announces Electric Moped That Can Injure Two Riders at the Same Time Bird is about to launch a new way to get seriously injured. It is similar to the current means the company provides for riders to get seriously injured, except with the new vehicle, riders can get seriously injured with their friends. Read more......
2019-06-04 21:00

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
2019-06-03 17:34

| Bird hits consecutive centuries as SA U19s fall short Jonathan Bird continued his form with a second century of the series as the SA under-19s were defeated in the penultimate Youth ODI against Pakistan....
2019-07-06 03:34

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center...
2019-07-11 09:00

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
2019-05-21 18:51

Unique Bird With Bizarrely Long Toe Found Fossilized in Amber Meet the ancient bird that had toes longer than its lower legs. Researchers have discovered a bird foot from 99 million years ago preserved in amber that had a hyper-elongated third toe. ...
2019-07-12 18:51

Murder Mystery breaks Bird Box's Netflix viewing record Adam Sandler comedy was watched by 31m accounts in its opening weekend, according to streaming giant’s own figuresAdam Sandler’s latest film in his eight-movie deal with Netflix has broken the streaming giant’s record for opening weekend views.Murder...
2019-06-19 17:17

Fossil of 99m-year-old bird with unusually long toes found Ancient bird’s foot is so distinctive palaeontologists declare it a new speciesThe fossilised remains of a bizarre, ancient bird that had middle toes longer than its lower legs have been found in a lump of amber from Myanmar.The elongated toe resembl...
2019-07-11 20:34

Flightless bird three times the size of an ostrich used to roam Europe A huge flightless bird called Pachystruthio dmanisensis lived in eastern Europe 1.8 million years ago, just when hominins first entered the continent from Africa...
2019-06-27 21:00

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech...
2019-07-19 10:51

Bird seen feeding cigarette to chick is a wake-up call: ‘People just don’t care’ When Karen Mason went to St. Pete Beach in Florida last week, she had planned to spend a quiet evening protecting nesting birds on the shore, something she does two or three times a week during nesting season. But what started off as a typical visit ...
2019-06-29 05:00

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a title...
2019-07-11 17:51

IAF Praises Quick-Thinking Pilot Who Jettisoned Fuel Tanks After Bird Hit The Indian Air Force (IAF) praised the pilot of a Jaguar aircraft that had a narrow escape in Ambala on Thursday for his prompt action that not only saved the fighter jet from damage but also the......
2019-06-29 10:00

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. A Largo, Fla. resident, who identified herself as Karen Mason online, shared t...
2019-06-29 15:01

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
2019-06-28 02:51

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
2019-07-02 17:51

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it wa...
2019-06-28 10:34

Woman claims to find dead, petrified bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman preparing dinner for her family last week was shocked when she allegedly opened a can of veggies only to find a dead and petrified bird at the bottom of the can. Cherie Lyons says she was making dinner in her Franklin County home...
2019-06-20 23:51

Bird adds new vehicle to its fleet: a two-seater electric bicycle with an LCD screen. Bird, which operates in more than 100 cities around the globe, plans to add a seated electric vehicle that can accommodate up to two adults to its fleet....
2019-06-05 01:17

Heartbreaking Pics Show Bird Feeding Cigarette To Baby Chick A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt. The heartbreaking scene was clicked by Largo resident Karen Mason, who shared the pictures on Facebook....
2019-06-28 15:51

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass ...
2019-05-30 09:00

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it | Jill Filipovic Holding people accountable for abusing girls should be nonpartisan. Sadly, in the Trump era of lowered expectations, we can’t count on thatI hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird.The wealthy and well-connected financier and registered sex offender w...
2019-07-09 19:17

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
2019-05-21 14:51

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
2019-07-08 02:00

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
2019-05-23 03:00

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
2019-05-23 19:17

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
2019-06-14 23:51

Disney guest suffered traumatic brain injury after bird attack: suit A Florida woman is suing the Most Magical Place On Earth, claiming it knew that seasonal nesting birds were a threat to Disney resort guests but refused to do anything about them — which led to her being attacked and injured. “If there’s a comp...
2019-05-29 08:51

Sue Bird’s injury lets her attend World Cup final, see Megan Rapinoe, USWNT Sue Bird has missed the entire WNBA season thus far due to knee surgery. The good thing about it is that she can get to Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup final to watch her girlfriend, Megan Rapinoe, and the US Women’s National Team....
2019-07-05 19:17

Chick flick: cockatoo gives anti-nesting spikes the bird in viral video Footage shows Australian parrot breaching building’s defences with delightFootage capturing a rebellious sulphur-crested cockatoo’s triumph over bird guard spikes has gone viral on Facebook. Continue reading......
2019-07-05 07:17

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares of mixed forest between two lakes in Annapolis County....
2019-06-15 15:51

A bright orange bird was rescued from the highway. Turns out it was just a seagull covered in curry A bright orange bird was rescued in England. Vets soon discovered the 'exotic' bird was just a seagull covered in curry or turmeric.        ...
2019-07-08 20:00

Solo Uber ride for orphaned baby bird to Utah rehab center An orphaned baby bird traveled to a wildlife rehabilitation center — all by itself — after a group of drunk friends who encountered it ordered the animal an Uber, as they were unfit to drive....
2019-07-07 18:00

Woman Suffers Injuries After Bird "Dive-Bombed" Her, Sues Disney World A woman is suing Walt Disney World Resort after she says she was "dive-bombed" by a bird, sustaining severe head and neck injuries, according to her lawyer and the lawsuit....
2019-05-30 07:17

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt: 'Absolutely disheartening' A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. ...
2019-06-28 02:51

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike ca...
2019-07-04 22:51

Mother Bird Stops Moving Tractor To Protect Eggs. Touching Video Is Viral A touching video clip, which shows a small bird stepping in front of a tractor to stop it from moving towards her eggs, has gone viral on social media....
2019-07-12 07:17

Sandra Bullock reveals she made 'Bird Box' for her kids during MTV Movie & TV Awards acceptance speech When Netflix released "Bird Box" — starring Sandra Bullock — in December, the horror movie set a new record for the streaming giant, becoming the most-watched film within the first seven days of its release. Now, the 54-year-old actress is revealing ...
2019-06-18 08:34

WNBA star Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe's girlfriend, says calling President Trump out is necessary Sue Bird, the WNBA star and girlfriend of World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe, talked about using a platform to make a positive difference.       ...
2019-07-23 01:17

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
2019-07-16 03:51

Bizarre, exotic orange bird discovered on England highway turns out to be seagull soaked in curry If you spotted a bright orange bird chilling on the side of the road you’d probably do a double-take and then check your coffee to make sure it’s not laced with a hallucinogenic substance. Drivers in England recently spotted just such a b...
2019-07-08 21:17

Sue Bird's knee surgery means she can attend World Cup final in support of Megan Rapinoe Sue Bird says reaction is mostly positive to her article on Players' Tribune website about girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and US play at World Cup.       ...
2019-07-04 03:51

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
2019-05-23 19:17

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
2019-05-23 19:17

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
2019-05-24 03:17

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
2019-05-24 03:17

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.       ...
2019-06-10 18:00

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
2019-05-21 15:34

'It was the yellow beak that gave it away': Pennsylvania woman finds dead bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman said she discovered a surprise at the bottom of her canned spinach. Del Monte says it's investigating.        ...
2019-06-19 21:00

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX h...
2019-05-24 03:17

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volum...
2019-05-24 03:17

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against A...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average d...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent fr...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
2019-05-24 03:17

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March...
2019-05-24 01:51

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007...
2019-05-23 21:34

Here’s What a $52 Million Ticket to the ISS Will Get You A tourist's jaunt to the ISS is the most expensive camping trip possible, complete with sleeping bag and dehydrated food. But the views are out of this world....
2019-06-12 05:00

One Million Butts And Counting A retired Auburn, California woman spends her days giving back to her community by cleaning up hundreds of thousands of discarded cigarette butts around town. Sally Dawly is the first to admit that she’s the butt of many jokes in the community,...
2019-07-09 01:51

A Million New STIs Are Contracted Every Day, the WHO Says The U.S. has in recent years battled soaring numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). And new data from the World Health Organization (WHO) say that problem is a global one: Worldwide, about a million new curable STIs are contracted every d...
2019-06-08 02:17

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bron...
2019-06-11 20:51

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate...
2019-06-07 09:34

There are 18.2 million veterans in the US. Which state is home to the most of them? 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine which states have the highest percentage of former military members.       ...
2019-07-04 16:34

UN says Venezuela exodus surpasses 4 million CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Venezuelans who have left their country in recent years has surpassed 4 million. The U.N. refugee agency said Friday the number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants rose by 1 million afte...
2019-06-07 17:17

NHL salary cap lower than projected at $81.5 million VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL salary cap for next season has been set at $81.5 million, which is $1.5 lower than initially projected. The league and the NHL Players’ Association announced the figure Saturday, a day before teams can...
2019-06-23 00:51

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
2019-07-02 03:34

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
2019-06-04 21:00

Pagenaud earns $2.67 million from Indianapolis 500 win INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud earned $2.67 million with his first Indianapolis 500 victory. The pole winner led 116 of the 200 laps on Sunday and became the first French driver to win IndyCar’s biggest race since 1920. Pagenaud is the seco...
2019-05-28 05:34

NBC owns The Office, why are they paying $500 million for it? “The Office” has been a staple on Netflix, and was far and away the most streamed show on the service in 2018, according to data from Nielsen.       ...
2019-06-28 11:17

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among the first crypto-based company investments in a major U.S. publicly listed firm....
2019-06-17 23:00

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
2019-06-08 05:51

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
2019-06-14 04:34

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says t...
2019-05-28 14:17

UN: 115 million men and boys were married as children New research by the United Nations' children's arm estimates 115 million men and boys around the world were married as children, and 23 million of them wed before age 15....
2019-06-07 23:17

Tom Steyer has already spent $1 million on ads one day into 2020 bid Tom Steyer spent about $1 million on political ads in the first four primary and caucus states on Tuesday – the same day he launched his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, according to a report. The California billionaire, who’s been...
2019-07-09 21:51

Newcastle set for £350 million takeover - reports "Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday."...
2019-05-27 21:51

The Ford GT MkII Goes Out With a $1.2 Million Bang Each night as I wander the city streets alone, consumed with thoughts of my own mortality and the wasted time I’ll never get back, I attempt to distract myself by pondering this instead: was the new Ford GT a success? On one hand, it feels mostly fam...
2019-07-05 22:51

Joe Biden Says His Campaign Has Raised Nearly $20 Million Mr. Biden revealed his campaign’s finances at a fund-raiser in New York on Monday night. It’s more than any other candidate raised in the first quarter of the year....
2019-06-18 08:51

J.J. Abrams Said to Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production company is reportedly nearing an overall deal with WarnerMedia, that could be worth over $500 million, and would cover both film and TV....
2019-06-18 10:17

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spen...
2019-06-19 23:00

J.J. Abrams Said to Be Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia WarnerMedia will get a first look at projects developed by the media company run by Mr. Abrams and his wife, which made hits like “Star Trek Beyond.”...
2019-06-18 00:34

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year after the United States cut all funding for the $1.2 billion program to help some 5 million Palestini...
2019-06-22 01:00

Synthomer to buy Omnova in $824 million deal Polymer maker Synthomer Plc said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy Omnova Solutions Inc for an enterprise value of $824 million in a bid to strengthen its global position....
2019-07-04 15:51

Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis: U.N. Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:51

Max Scherzer has been a $210 million steal for the Nationals An ESPN poll of 35 MLB executives dubbed Scherzer's deal the “Worst Free Agent Signing” and “Most Outrageous Contract” of the 2015 offseason. That turned out to be fake news....
2019-06-20 21:51

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard ...
2019-06-05 20:34

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

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwar...
2019-06-19 12:51

IAC to Invest $250 Million in Car-Sharing App Turo IAC/InterActiveCorp will pay $250 million for a stake in Turo Inc. in a deal that values the burgeoning peer-to-peer car-sharing company at more than $1 billion....
2019-07-17 06:51

Ric Flair: It’s a $1.8 million ‘miracle’ I am still alive Ric Flair is alive and well and still cutting promos. The energized WWE Hall of Famer used a 3:44 minute video – in full character — on his Twitter account on Thursday night to deliver his first words since getting out the hospital on May 22 af...
2019-05-31 08:34

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
2019-07-17 00:00

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
2019-07-02 17:34

Boeing to pay $100 million to 737 MAX crash families Boeing has pledged $100 million to help families affected by the fatal crashes of its 737 MAX passenger planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The funds, however, will not go directly to the families....
2019-07-03 22:34

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world's 20th mo...
2019-06-19 08:34

| Who is United's R900 million man Wan-Bissaka? Aaron Wan-Bissaka has become the most expensive defender in Manchester United's history after completing a deal worth up to £50 million from Crystal Palace....
2019-06-29 19:00

Gentex Q2 net income stays flat at $109 million Revenue increased 3 percent to $468.7 million over the second quarter of 2018, Gentex said, noting it improved its results despite an 8 percent drop in global auto production and "overly optimistic" auto industry forecasts....
2019-07-19 20:51

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
2019-05-30 22:34

Boeing To Pay $50 Million To 737 MAX Crash Victims' Families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S.......
2019-07-18 10:00

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
2019-06-21 07:34

These $70 wireless earbuds raised over $3 million on Indiegogo Loads of fans were immediately taken with Padmates’ PaMu Scroll Wireless Earbuds and Case offering, so taken that they actually pledged over $3 million in Indiegogo funding to get them made. Now, they’re available from TNW Deals -- and right now, the...
2019-06-10 17:00

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
2019-06-01 00:17

The Huawei ban will cut its sales by up to 60 million smartphones a year Huawei is at the center of the United States’ trade war with China right now, although US officials have cited security concerns when going forward with restrictions (although that might be a huge lie). As things stand right now, US companies c...
2019-06-17 17:17

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
2019-06-10 03:00

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Iran bears little resemblance to its buzzing brethren. The aircraft costs a whopping $123 million...
2019-06-20 20:17

Here's how the average American would spend $10 million If given $10 million dollars, the average American would spend it all in only seven years. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.       ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would ...
2019-06-17 17:17

Elizabeth Warren Raises $19.1 Million in Second Quarter (WASHINGTON) — Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and a leading voice of the party’s liberal base. The Massachu...
2019-07-08 21:00

Report: Vucevic to stay with Magic for $100 million All-Star big man Nikola Vucevic plans to agree to stay with the Orlando Magic on a four-year, $100 million deal after free agency opens Sunday evening, The Athletic reported late Saturday....
2019-06-30 14:51

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
2019-05-31 15:00

J&J Hit With $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Case A New York state court jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed her use of the company’s talc powder caused an asbestos-linked cancer. J&J said it would appeal....
2019-06-01 10:34

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
2019-06-19 23:51

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday that his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in second-quarter fundraising. ​ ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”...
2019-07-01 15:34

"Can Win Afghan War In A Week, Just Don't Want To Kill 10 Million": Trump President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an accord with the Taliban to end almost 18 years of......
2019-07-23 06:34

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
2019-06-07 03:51

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
2019-07-03 20:17

UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations’ emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken Af...
2019-06-05 14:51

WHO warns of 1 million new sexually transmitted diseases each day The World Health Organization has warned of more than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases every day around the world. In a new report, the UN agency spoke of a "wake-up" call in the age of dating apps....
2019-06-07 01:51

Joe Biden Has Raised $21.5 Million, His 2020 Campaign Says Mr. Biden’s fund-raising haul fell short of Pete Buttigieg’s total for the second quarter of the year, though Mr. Biden did not enter the race until late April....
2019-07-03 19:17

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
2019-07-03 18:34

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
2019-06-19 09:51

Mallinckrodt expects to pay DoJ $15.4 million over Questcor investigation Mallinckrodt Plc said on Wednesday it reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a government investigation into its subsidiary Questcor and expects to pay $15.4 million....
2019-06-05 19:51

More than one million sexually transmitted infections occur every day: WHO The global scale of sexually transmitted infections (STI) should be a “wake-up call” to governments, UN health experts said on Thursday, citing data showing that one in 25 people today have “at least one” curable STI, which occur at a rate of more th...
2019-06-06 17:17

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 16:17

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Japan evacuates 1.1 million, fearing landslides More than a million have been ordered to evacuate amid torrential rain. The swift response comes one year after the government was criticized for its delayed reaction to landslides that killed over 200 people....
2019-07-03 17:17

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
2019-06-06 04:17

UES townhouse sells for record $80 million: report A former hedge-fund manager reportedly unloaded his Upper East Side home for close to $80 million — the most expensive price ever paid for a residential town house in the city. Philip Falcone sold the double-wide townhouse on East 67th Street between...
2019-06-05 11:34

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
2019-07-03 23:51

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:00

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in US data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
2019-07-22 22:00

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
2019-05-21 17:51

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 14:17

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping giant is in the process of upgrading its Prime membership, which costs $119 a year, to one-day delive...
2019-06-04 03:34

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
2019-07-22 15:34

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
2019-07-22 17:34

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settle...
2019-07-22 17:34

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
2019-06-19 20:34

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMU...
2019-06-04 16:00

UA Alumnus leaves $8.8 Million to UA’s College of Medicine TUCSON- The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson has received an $8.8 million dollar gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker. Dr. Ronald K. Baker was a 1975 alumnus of the UA College of Medicine. Dr. Baker died on June 8th, 2017 at th...
2019-07-02 04:34

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
2019-06-01 06:17

US CEO hands Oxford University $189 million for AI studies An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies...
2019-06-19 15:00

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on standby for emergency search and rescue operations if needed. (July 3)       &...
2019-07-04 00:17

Almost 12 million in UK watch England's women lose to U.S. Almost 12 million people tuned in to watch England's 2-1 defeat by the United States in the women's World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, making it the most watched television program of the year so far in Britain....
2019-07-03 17:00

MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019 Modern Times Group (MTG) has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in the category.Read More...
2019-07-17 17:00

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workers Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said it will provide its workers with the ...
2019-07-11 23:00

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
2019-06-12 13:34

Nomura Securities to Repay Customers $25 Million Nomura Securities agreed to pay customers $25 million after the SEC said bond traders at the investment bank inflated its profit in the sale of commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities....
2019-07-16 02:17

Tom Steyer Brings $100 Million to the Democratic Primary. That May Not Be Enough A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, at least some support from his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and a willingness to spend $...
2019-07-10 05:51

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
2019-05-25 12:00

Biden and wife made more than $15 million in last two years Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, earned more than $15 million in the years since Biden left government, according to tax records released by his campaign on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 00:00

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
2019-05-27 16:17

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
2019-07-09 23:00

AP source: Dragic exercises $19.2 million option OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat he is exercising his $19.2 million option for next season. The person says Dragic spent several weeks weighing his decision. The person spoke to...
2019-06-14 01:17

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200,000 earlier today.Today's new record surpassed the previous high price of $3,150,000 for a CBOE sea...
2019-05-24 03:17

$3.6 Million in Pay for Head of Nonprofit Shelter Operator The former leader of the largest nonprofit group running shelters for migrant children received $3.6 million in compensation in the group’s latest fiscal year, according to tax records....
2019-07-16 09:17

Sports Illustrated, the Brand, Is Sold for $110 Million Meredith will continue to run the magazine and website, but Authentic Brands Group, a marketing company, will control the rights to images and the name itself....
2019-05-28 07:01

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
2019-06-11 20:51

Toyota's War With Dealer Over Recalls Cost It $16 Million Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $15.8 million to a California dealer who accused it of retaliating against him because he had developed safety-recall software that was costing the automaker millions of......
2019-07-16 09:17

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerging high-tech drugs are climbing....
2019-06-14 20:51

Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours GuardianCon, which began a few years back as a small Destiny con and has since grown into an all-weekend show held in July in Orlando, also runs a week-long charity stream. Which has just raised over $3 million for a children’s hospital in Memphis....
2019-06-24 03:51

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
2019-05-25 06:51

Hello Kitty’s Parent Company Fined $6.9 Million by E.U. The Japanese company behind Hello Kitty was penalized by antitrust regulators for restricting where manufacturers could sell licensed toys and other products....
2019-07-10 22:17

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that...
2019-06-27 20:51

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man Ahead of Wimbledon, Hall of Famer Andy Roddick and Darren Cahill -- one of the most respected tennis coaches -- give a rare insight into Roger Federer, the man. "I think he is inherently a really, really true honest good person."...
2019-06-27 19:51

Box Office: 'Toy Story 4' dominates with $118 million debut LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's domination over the box office only seemed to strengthen this weekend as "Toy Story 4" easily topped box office charts....
2019-06-27 19:17

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
2019-07-11 17:34

Britain's PwC fined $5.8 million over audit of Redcentric Britain's accounting watchdog said on Thursday it had fined PwC 4.55 million pounds ($5.8 million) for failing to challenge management at IT services company Redcentric where a 20 million pound hole was later found in the books....
2019-06-13 10:17

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
2019-07-11 14:00

Ex-Caribbean soccer official hit with $79 million judgment  A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit....
2019-07-11 13:51

10 million viewers tuned in to first Democratic debate on NBC The first night of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates drew in about 10 million viewers for NBC, according to a report on Thursday citing preliminary figures. But those numbers are only for NBC, The Hollywood Reporter said. The debate featuring ...
2019-06-27 21:34

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great ...
2019-06-13 15:17

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
2019-07-11 03:34

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central...
2019-06-27 23:34

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state....
2019-07-13 21:51

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
2019-06-13 16:51

K12.com exposed 7 million student records for a week K12.com, an online education platform, inadvertently exposed the personal information of nearly seven million students, according to security researchers at Comparitech. The exposed database contained full names, email addresses, birthdates and gende...
2019-07-10 22:17

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
2019-05-29 01:51

Tom Steyer Will Run for President and Plans to Spend $100 Million on His Bid Mr. Steyer, the hedge fund investor turned impeachment activist, may disrupt the Democratic primary with his vast fortune and confrontational tactics....
2019-07-09 15:34

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
2019-05-29 14:34

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates....
2019-07-09 01:51

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
2019-06-15 00:01

Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo......
2019-07-16 18:00

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
2019-07-17 10:51

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with now-defunct Cambridge Analytica. Does that seem like...
2019-06-28 19:51

'Stranger Things 3' has been seen by over 40 million Netflix accounts Remember when it was a big deal that Bright racked up 11 million viewers? That's now quaint by comparison. Netflix has revealed that 40.7 million accounts have watched Stranger Things 3 in the four days since its July 4th premiere, making it t...
2019-07-09 02:17

Huawei has already shipped 100 million phones in 2019 After shipping 206 million smartphones last year (half of them sent out of China), Huawei delivered 59 million units in the first quarter of this year. That was up 50.3% on an annual basis and put Huawei ahead of Apple and trailing only Samsung in th...
2019-06-21 19:34

Number of Venezuelan migrants could double to eight million: OAS Some 5,000 Venezuelans leave their country each day, the Organization of American States (OAS) said in a report on Friday, and the number of migrants from the oil-producing country could double to 8 million by the end of 2020....
2019-06-29 00:51

Piper Jaffray to Buy Sandler O'Neill for $485 Million Piper Jaffray Cos. is buying Sandler O’Neill & Partners L.P. for $485 million, combining two investment-banking firms and creating Piper Sandler Cos....
2019-07-09 18:17

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other personal information....
2019-07-20 04:17

CBRE Group to buy Telford Homes for 267.4 million pounds U.S.-real estate firm CBRE Group Inc said on Wednesday it will acquire British residential property developer Telford Homes Plc for about 267.4 million pounds ($336.15 million)....
2019-07-03 09:34

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their pa...
2019-06-12 17:51

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

1.2 Million Ford Explorers Recalled Due to Suspension Fracturing After all the hype around the new 2020 Explorer during the New York Auto Show, Ford has some bad news. It’ll be recalling 1.2 million of its existing Explorers over some faulty suspension issues. Oh, and if you have an F-150 or a Canadian Taurus or F...
2019-06-12 18:34

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet ...
2019-07-02 17:17

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
2019-06-12 21:34

Barbara Sinatra's Los Angeles Penthouse Lists for $8 Million The 5,600-square-foot home, which sits atop the Ten-Five-Sixty on the Wilshire Corridor, is where the late socialite lived after Frank Sinatra’s death....
2019-07-02 09:34

Thursday's Democratic Debate Draws TV Audience of 18.1 Million NBCUniversal says viewership was highest ever for a Democratic primary debate, but still fell short of audience of 24 million for first Republican debate of 2016 cycle....
2019-06-29 00:00

Trump and R.N.C. Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter, Outdoing Obama The figure reported by the president’s campaign and the Republican National Committee dwarfed President Barack Obama’s fund-raising during the same period in 2011....
2019-07-02 13:34

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Says It Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it raised $105 million during the second fundraising quarter. The campaign said Tuesday it has a whopping $100 million in cash on hand. Campaign manager Brad Parscale says t...
2019-07-02 17:34

John Catsimatidis acquires 77 WABC radio for $12.5 million Billionaire supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis’ media group has bought 77 WABC radio in a $12.5 million cash deal, according to an announcement on Thursday. Red Apple Media, a subsidiary of Castimatidis’ Red Apple Group, bought the talk radio statio...
2019-06-27 23:17

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 17:51

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
2019-06-20 21:34

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
2019-07-02 17:17

Erik Karlsson staying with Sharks on $92 million megadeal SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks re-signed pending free agent Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal on Monday, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment to one of the league’s most dynamic defensemen. Karlsson was el...
2019-06-18 02:34

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
2019-06-27 22:00

Massive South American blackout, 44 million without power A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid...
2019-06-16 20:34

Iran Shot Down a $176 Million U.S. Drone. Here’s What to Know About the RQ-4 Global Hawk Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone in the politically sensitive Strait of Hormuz has created a dangerous new level of tension between the two countries President Donald Trump said Iran made a “big mistake,” and later added that ...
2019-06-21 02:17

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million The Babe knows how to bring in a buck. A jersey worn by Yankees icon Babe Ruth around 1928-30 sold for $5.64 million, a record price for sports memorabilia, during the Babe Ruth Collection auction at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, according to Hunt Auct...
2019-06-15 23:51

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06 16:17

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
2019-06-06 14:51

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
2019-07-03 03:00

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
2019-07-03 09:00

An inside look at Jeff Bezos' new $80 million NYC luxury apartment CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' newest apartment purchase in New York City with exclusive video of the interior before Bezos purchased the four-floor, 12-bedroom apartment....
2019-06-06 07:17

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
2019-06-13 03:34

Why NBC is paying $500 million to stream 'The Office,' a show it already owns The Comcast company on Tuesday revealed that it has signed an exclusive deal to put "The Office" on its upcoming streaming service for five years starting in 2021. But just because NBC owns the show, doesn't mean it won't have to pay for it...
2019-06-27 20:17

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the bloc without a deal by the end of October....
2019-06-27 19:51

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
2019-06-16 18:17

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
2019-06-29 03:51

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
2019-06-19 14:51

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

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refug...
2019-06-19 09:51

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
2019-06-07 00:17

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet. In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
2019-06-10 17:51

The Latest: Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Argentine energy company Edesur says that electricity has been restored to more than 1.5 million people. President Mauricio Macri also sai...
2019-06-16 20:00

Vectra raises $100 million to protect cloud environments with AI Cloud security provider Vectra has raised $100 million in venture capital, it announced today, bringing its total raised to over $200 million.Read More...
2019-06-10 17:51

John Stamos Gives a Tour of His $5.8 Million Home With Help From Son Billy Have mercy! John Stamos is showing off his Beverly Hills home, which is currently available for $5.8 million! The Fuller House star, with the help of 14-month-old son Billy Stamos and......
2019-06-12 22:34

Michigan woman wins $1 million thanks to some help from store clerk A Michigan woman said she owes her $1 million Powerball jackpot to a lucky tip from a store clerk -- and an important reminder from the same clerk when the left her tickets behind....
2019-06-27 21:17

The island that was used to promote the Fyre Festival is on sale for $11.8 million Private island Saddle Back Cay was used in the promotional video for the festival, which featured supermodels including Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner and was widely distributed on social media....
2019-07-03 14:17

Elliott Management to acquire Barnes & Noble for $683 million Billionaire Paul Singer's firm already owns Britain's biggest bookseller, Waterstones. Adding Barnes & Noble could give Elliott buying leverage....
2019-06-07 15:17

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection ...
2019-06-09 06:34

Middleton receives $178 million deal to stay with Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton agreed to remain with the Milwaukee Bucks after free agency began Sunday night, landing a reported five-year, $178 million....
2019-07-01 05:17

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
2019-06-20 03:17

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
2019-06-11 13:34

Irving, Nets near four-year, $141 million deal: report The Brooklyn Nets and former Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving are "motivated to move quickly toward" a four-year, $141 million deal when they meet in New York on Sunday shortly after the beginning of free agency, ESPN reported Saturday....
2019-06-30 08:34

Kamala Harris Raised $2 Million in 24 Hours Following the Debate After calling out Biden for waxing nostalgic about how nicely he played with segregationists on the second night of the Democratic debates, Kamala Harris seems to have won some fans....
2019-06-30 01:00

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
2019-06-18 06:34

Pete Buttigieg Raised $24.8 Million in Second Quarter, His Campaign Says Mr. Buttigieg’s total is the latest evidence that he has gone from a long shot to a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination in a matter of months....
2019-07-01 16:00

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
2019-06-12 01:51

More than a million viewers tune in for start of 'T20 of lawn bowls' Ultimate Bowls Championship features modified rules Organisers ‘overwhelmed’ by interest in new competition A bold new era has dawned in the world of lawn bowling with an international competition, designed to revamp the traditionally genteel sport i...
2019-06-18 06:51

Walmart To Pay Over $282 Million To Settle Anti-Corruption Charges Walmart agreed to pay more than $144 million to settle the SEC's charges and approximately $138 million to resolve parallel criminal charges by the Department of Justice, for a combined total of more......
2019-06-21 16:34

PG Walker to sign four-year, $141 million deal with Celtics Three-time All-Star Kemba Walker has agreed to join the Boston Celtics on a four-year, $141 million deal, his agent, Jeff Schwartz, confirmed to ESPN....
2019-07-01 05:17

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
2019-06-17 15:00

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
2019-06-28 12:51

Papa John's to invest $80 million in marketing, U.S. franchisees Papa John's International Inc, which has been struggling to boost sales, said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and support its franchisees in the United States from the third quarter of fiscal year 2019....
2019-06-20 02:00

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling generals, as calls mount for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.The plann...
2019-06-30 15:17

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-11 19:17

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
2019-06-14 22:00

PM Modi Announces $200 Million Line Of Credit For Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties......
2019-06-14 20:34

First Published "Tintin" Cover From 1930 Sold For $1.1 Million An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP....
2019-06-08 22:34

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
2019-06-14 10:01

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

Authorities: Theft ring stole $4 million in used cooking oil A band of 21 conspirators stole $3.9 million worth of used of cooking oil, known as "yellow grease," from restaurants in three states and transported it across the country, according to a federal indictment unsealed in North Carolina on Thursday. ...
2019-06-22 05:17

Man Going Through Divorce Wins $80 Million Jackpot. Court Has A Plan How much credit can a person take for good luck? That was the question at the center of a high-stakes divorce case that came before a Michigan appeals court last week. Michigan appeals court...
2019-06-23 05:34

Monarchy cost British taxpayers $85.2 million last year Buckingham Palace says the monarchy cost the taxpayer 67 million pounds ($85.2 million) during 2018-19, a 41% increase on the previous financial year...
2019-06-28 00:51

Virat Kohli's fan club: 103 million followers -- and growing Virat Kohli is already adored by millions across India and around the globe -- but the nation's cricket captain can now add one of the sport's greatest ever players to his ever expanding fan club....
2019-06-28 00:34

Over 8 million homeowners are leaving big money on the table by not refinancing Refinancing can lower monthly payments, but it can also provide easy money for homeowners with high levels of home equity.       ...
2019-07-02 04:51

Blackstone Chief Donates $188 Million To Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $188.37 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a centre for humanities that would also house an......
2019-06-19 17:00

Benfica considers $143 million offer for Joao Felix Portuguese star Joao Felix could become the second most expensive teenager in football history as his club Benfica considers a lucrative $143 million (€126 million) offer from Atletico Madrid....
2019-06-28 00:34

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be severe, according to the UN. The world’s poorest will be worst affected....
2019-07-01 20:34

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
2019-06-19 03:00

Blackstone's Schwarzman Gives Oxford Record Gift of $188 Million Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group, is giving £150 million ($188 million) to the University of Oxford to create a center for the humanities, which he hopes will help steer the ethical adoption of artificial intelli...
2019-06-19 04:17

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
2019-06-12 13:51

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

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions...
2019-06-07 22:34

Vikings' Rudolph reportedly gets four-year, $36 million extension The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph agreed to a multiyear contract extension Monday night -- a day before the team's mandatory minicamp is set to begin....
2019-06-11 10:34

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeki...
2019-07-01 17:51

More than 8 million homeowners are leaving big money on the table by not refinancing Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster for the last year, but now they're sitting at the bottom of the track, and that is giving a major boost to the number of borrowers who can benefit from a refinance....
2019-07-01 18:17

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university rep...
2019-06-14 01:17

Up to two million Syrians could flee to Turkey if clashes worsen: U.N. Up to 2 million refugees could flee to Turkey if fighting intensifies in northwestern Syria as aid funds run dangerously low, the United Nations said on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:51

Report: Saints WR Thomas seeks $22 million per year New Orleans receiver Michael Thomas is reportedly seeking an average annual salary of $22 million, about $4 million more than the Saints' latest offer....
2019-06-22 07:17

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground...
2019-06-12 04:17

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: SEC Accounting firm KPMG LLC has admitted to using stolen information to alter some of its previous audit work and cheating on training exams, and agreed to pay a $50 million penalty, the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday....
2019-06-17 16:34

How 2 Stanford University Dropouts Made $860 Million Fortune By Age 23 They didn't complete a single year of college, but Henrique Dubugras, 23, and Pedro Franceschi, 22, have already amassed a veteran's share of Silicon Valley experience. Now they have the net worth to......
2019-07-02 06:00

Serco to pay $24 million fine over electronic tagging scandal A division of Britain's Serco is close to securing a deal under which it will pay a 19.2 million pound ($24 million) fine that looks to draw a line under a long-running scandal over how it billed for electronic tagging contracts....
2019-07-03 15:34

World Bank 'Drops' $300 Million Amaravati Project In a jolt to the Andhra Pradesh government, the World Bank has "dropped" out of the Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project, pushing the state capital city's......
2019-07-19 08:00

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pound...
2019-05-29 00:34

Laptop with some of world’s most destructive malware sold for $1.3 million Artist Guo O Dong’s “The Persistence of Chaos” work features a 2008 Samsung laptop to highlight viruses that have caused more than $95 billion in economic damage....
2019-05-28 22:17

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
2019-07-09 20:34

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
2019-07-18 17:51

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep &eur...
2019-07-18 16:34

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what...
2019-05-28 02:00

UPDATE 3-AIG shareholders narrowly approve CEO's $21 million pay package American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 03:01

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
2019-05-28 01:51

Joe Biden’s Tax Returns Show at Least $15 Million in Income After 2016 The former vice president and his wife made millions through speeches and books after he left office, according to tax returns his campaign released Tuesday....
2019-07-09 22:34

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting customers, The Post has learned. Linda A. Lacewel...
2019-07-18 15:00

Biden and wife made more than $15 million after leaving office Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, earned more than $15 million in the two years after Biden left government in early 2017, according to tax records released by his campaign on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 03:17

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
2019-05-26 22:51

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million. Israeli-owned Teva Pharmaceuticals and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter bo...
2019-05-26 21:17

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
2019-05-22 03:51

Singapore's 'Priciest Penthouse': $54 Million, 3 Floors, 5 Bedrooms British billionaire inventor James Dyson has paid a reported $54 million for Singapore's biggest, most expensive penthouse: a three-floor residence with a rooftop terrace, private pool, and jacuzzi....
2019-07-10 10:17

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
2019-07-18 12:17

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
2019-05-22 10:51

Marriott faces $123 million UK fine over data breach Marriott might soon face a stiff penalty for the massive November 2018 data breach. The UK's Information Commissioner's Office plans to fine the hotel chain £99,200,396 (about $123.7 million) for allegedly violating the EU's Gen...
2019-07-09 18:17

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,245 pound-feet. That will get you from 0 to 100 kmh, or 62 mph, in less than three seconds....
2019-07-18 18:34

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he's keeping his job as a janitor British Columbia Lottery Corporation Vito Halasan, 58, won $7 million CAD ($5 million USD) in a British Columbia Lottery drawing on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month. He said he plans to keep his job as a janitor but might scale...
2019-05-31 04:00

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose their jobs....
2019-07-08 23:00

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, a...
2019-05-30 11:34

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ has 200 million tons of pollutants CONOWINGO, Md. — When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit: trapping sediment and silt b...
2019-07-08 23:17

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-05-30 04:01

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and l...
2019-07-09 02:17

Travelers left nearly $1 million in loose change at TSA checkpoints Empty your pockets – but don’t forget the change in those pesky bins. Frazzled fliers streaming through security checkpoints at the nation’s airports left behind $960,105.49 in fiscal 2018, according to the Transportation Security Administration. At ...
2019-05-29 21:34

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
2019-05-21 20:51

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – in the Homo genus...
2019-05-21 21:00

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
2019-05-21 21:17

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
2019-07-19 01:17

US Women World Cup win over Netherlands draws 14.3 million viewers The United State’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday attracted an averaged audience of 14.3 million viewers on FOX. ...
2019-07-09 04:51

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
2019-07-19 00:34

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attent...
2019-05-29 12:51

Will Overseas Elite win a fifth consecutive TBT? That's the $2 million question Overseas Elite has done what shouldn’t be possible in a one-and-done format: Win 25 straight games, four consecutive titles and a combined $7 million.       ...
2019-07-18 21:51

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
2019-07-16 02:17

Bidens Earn More Than $15 Million Since Leaving the White House (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, took in more than $15 million since leaving the Obama White House, according to newly released documents, catapulting the Democratic presidential candidate into millionaire status and denting the wor...
2019-07-10 17:34

Kyndi raises $20 million for explainable AI that analyzes documents Kyndi, a startup developing what it describes as an explainable natural language processing platform, today announced that it's secured $20 million.Read More...
2019-07-10 20:17

TrickBot malware may have hacked 250 million email accounts TrickBot malware may have stolen as many as 250 million email accounts, including some belonging to governments in the US, UK and Canada. The malware isn't new. In fact, it's been circulating since 2016. But according to cybersecurity firm ...
2019-07-13 02:34

Copper, which develops CRM tools for G Suite, raises $15 million Copper, a San Francisco-based developer of G Suite customer relationship management tools, has received an extension to its series C funding round.Read More...
2019-05-22 22:34

Icertis raises $115 million to automate contract management Contract management provider Icertis has raised a whopping $115 million in venture capital at a $1 billion valuation, it revealed this week.Read More...
2019-07-17 17:00

100 Thieves raises $35 million for esports teams and L.A. headquarters 100 Thieves has raised $35 million in funding for its esports club, content business, and its apparel business. The company will build a new HQ in L.A.Read More...
2019-07-17 02:51

Hotstar Breaks Record With 25.3 Million Concurrent Viewers Hotstar has made a new world record after 25.3 simultaneous viewers watched India vs New Zealand semi-final match during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019....
2019-07-15 20:51

Apollo 11: 'The book that landed man on the Moon' could sell for $9 million The Lunar Module Timeline Book that traveled to the surface of the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is up for auction later this week....
2019-07-15 22:34

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
2019-07-16 00:17

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the Internet’s joke du jour, the US Air Force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada Air Force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology...
2019-07-16 20:51

Bayer Monsanto damages reduced to $25.27 million by US judge The US judge said the punitive damages component of the original $80 million award was too high. The German company is still facing lawsuits from more than 13,400 plaintiffs over glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup....
2019-07-16 02:51

Ben Simmons agrees to 5-year, $170 million max extension with 76ers Simmons has only played two seasons but has averaged 16.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and 7.9 assists over the course of his career in Philadelphia.       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

CBOE March Volume Averages 4.5 Million Contracts/Day March 2010 ADV: Down 8% from March 2009, up 7% from February 2010 First-Quarter 2010: CBOE Volume Up 2% CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported average daily volume (ADV) of 4.5 million contracts in March fo...
2019-05-23 21:34

Drake’s esports team 100 Thieves raises $35 million Drake’s esports franchise 100 Thieves said Tuesday it has bagged $35 million in a new fund-raising round. The Post reported exclusively on May 30 that the Los Angeles-based team of professional gamers was looking to raise $25 million, and reported la...
2019-07-16 18:00

U.S. Representative Ocasio-Cortez raised $1.2 million in second quarter U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has been in the middle of a controversy that includes House Democratic leadership and President Donald Trump, raised $1.2 million for her re-election in the second quarter, an impressive haul for a fr...
2019-07-16 10:51

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a seri...
2019-07-16 17:17

55,000 cryptocurrency users affected in Bitpoint’s $28 million hack Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has revealed that roughly half of its 110,000 users were affected by last week’s $3.02 billion yen ($28 million) hack, reports The Mainchi. Speaking at a Tokyo press conference, Bitpoint president Genki Oda ...
2019-07-16 15:17

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
2019-07-16 15:17

KeyCorp Finds Fraudulent Activity Estimated at Up to $90 Million KeyCorp said it discovered fraudulent activity with potential exposure of up to $90 million associated with transactions conducted in the third quarter by a business customer....
2019-07-16 16:17

Ford supplier Tower to be acquired in $900 million deal Autokiniton agreed to buy all shares of Tower International for $31 per share in cash -- 70 percent over Tower's Thursday stock price. Ford is Tower's largest customer, accounting for nearly half of the supplier's business....
2019-07-12 23:34

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
2019-07-12 14:51

De Ligt completes 75 million euro transfer to Juventus Matthijs de Ligt has become the most expensive defender in Serie A history after completing a 75 million euro ($85 million) transfer from Ajax       ...
2019-07-18 12:00

5 Million Bulgarians Have Their Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
2019-07-18 08:51

Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate...
2019-05-25 01:51

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal complaint says....
2019-07-11 03:00