TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14 12:34

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over IMF-backed taxes, rising inflation

Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countr...

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over IMF-backed taxes, rising inflation

Source: dw.com

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
2019-07-14 13:17

Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan to talk Afghanistan, human rights Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan makes his first trip to Washington, D.C., Monday and will meet with President Donald Trump, hoping to restore financial ties with the United States....
2019-07-22 19:01

President Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan, says he has plan to end Afghan conflict During a White House meeting Monday with Pakistani leader Imran Khan, President Donald Trump said he's motivated to end the 18-year conflict in Afghanistan and has a plan to win it "in a very short period of time."...
2019-07-23 00:34

Imran Khan Advised Pak Captain To Bat First, He Did Just The Opposite In the hours preceding the much-anticipated World Cup match with India in Manchester today, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan advised cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed to bat first if he wins the......
2019-06-16 17:34

Imran Khan Not Received By Any Top US Official At Airport Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan may have been given a diplomatic snub when he arrived in Washington on his first US trip to reboot bilateral ties that have seen a slump in recent months....
2019-07-22 14:17

"Won't Allow Air Conditioning, TV For Nawaz Sharif In Jail": Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a visit to the United States, on Sunday addressed the Pakistani diaspora in Washington. During the address he said that former Pakistani prime minister......
2019-07-22 09:34

No Pleasantries Exchanged Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At SCO: Report No meeting was held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan during the informal dinner hosted by Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov for the leaders attending the Shanghai......
2019-06-14 00:17

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
2019-06-13 04:00

Imran Khan hopes to win over Donald Trump in first US visit Pakistani PM in Washington seeking concessions on military aid and sanctionsImran Khan will meet Donald Trump on his first visit to Washington as Pakistan’s prime minister burdened by the task of trying to mend relations mired in mutual distrust and ...
2019-07-22 07:51

Pro-Balochistan Slogans Raised During Imran Khan's Address In US A group of Baloch activists raised anti-Pakistan slogans during Prime Minister Imran Khan's address at an indoor stadium in Washington, demanding freedom for the country's southwestern Balochistan......
2019-07-22 09:34

Imran Khan Says Pak Intelligence Led US To Osama Bin Laden: Report Pakistan's main spy agency provided the US with a lead that helped them find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday....
2019-07-23 06:34

Pak PM Imran Khan Likely To Begin 5-Day US Visit On July 20: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to visit the US on July 20 during which he would hold face-to-face talks with US President Donald Trump for the first time, according to a media report....
2019-06-29 15:00

Pak PM Imran Khan Has Assets Worth Over 10 Crore, Also Owns 4 Goats Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assets worth Rs 10.8 crore, operates three foreign currency accounts and owns four goats, the election commission said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:34

Imran Khan Says He Will Try To Persuade Taliban To Meet Afghan Government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from the US visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan government....
2019-07-23 23:00

Will PM Modi, Imran Khan Meet In Bishkek? No Decision Yet, Say Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in Kyrgyztan's capital Bishkek mid-June, but no decision has been taken by India......
2019-05-28 12:34

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, a top aide of the premier said on......
2019-06-19 18:51

BJP Compares Mamata Banerjee To Pak PM Imran Khan For Skipping Yoga Day The International Yoga Day on Friday saw the participation of lakhs across the country led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a staunch critic of PM Modi,......
2019-06-22 23:51

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
2019-06-22 17:34

Pak Army Chief Now Member Of Development Panel Led By Imran Khan In a move that would further expand the powerful Pakistani military's influence, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been made a member of the newly-formed National Development Council headed by......
2019-06-18 21:17

Create Atmosphere Of Trust, PM Modi Tells Imran Khan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan that his country needs to create an "environment of trust, free of terror, violence and hostility" for the two neighbours to......
2019-06-20 17:34

Imran Khan Says Kashmir Can't Be Resolved "Bilaterally" After Trump Meet Buoyed by US President Donald Trump's offer of mediation on Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said today that the contentious issue between the two South Asian neighbours can never be......
2019-07-23 07:51

PM Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Pleasantries At SCO Summit: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on Day 2 of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, sources said this......
2019-06-14 18:17

Imran Khan On Why He Asked Donald Trump To Mediate On Kashmir Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday told an American news outlet that there will never be a resolution to the Kashmir issue bilaterally and asserted that the US and President Trump can play a......
2019-07-23 12:51

Aid To Pak To Stay "Suspended", Says US Report Ahead Of Imran Khan Visit Ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the United States, a Congressional report has said that the security assistance to Pakistan would remain suspended pending "decisive and......
2019-07-19 08:51

Pak Is China's "Vassal", Imran Khan Xi's "Jester": Ex-Pentagon Official An ex-Pentagon official, Michael Rubin, warned the United States against falling prey to Pakistan's latest bid to revive relations, stating that the South Asian country's Prime Minister Imran Khan did......
2019-07-23 15:01

Pakistan: Imran Khan announces tax evasion amnesty scheme The prime minister is seeking to end Pakistan's rampant tax evasion as he secures a major IMF bailout. Only about 2 million tax returns are filed in Pakistan annually....
2019-06-10 13:00

No Meeting Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At Regional SCO Summit In Bishkek No meeting is scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan later this month on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
2019-06-06 14:34

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
2019-05-28 19:34

Pak Military To Voluntarily Cut Defence Budget, Imran Khan Praises Move In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
2019-06-05 12:34

Imran Khan Trolled After He Quotes Rabindranath Tagore As Khalil Gibran Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday was trolled after he posted a quote by Rabindranath Tagore on his official Twitter account, but attributed it to Lebanese writer and poet Khalil Gibran....
2019-06-19 22:00

India, Pak "Close" To Resolving Kashmir During Vajpayee Time: Imran Khan India and Pakistan were "pretty close" to resolving the Kashmir issue, in phases, during the regime of then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and military ruler General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan......
2019-07-23 21:17

On Phone Call, Imran Khan Congratulates PM Modi On Election Victory Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan called Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to congratulate him on his landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections....
2019-05-26 14:00

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi, Wants Talks To Resolve All Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a letter to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Islamabad wants talks with New Delhi to resolve all reconcilable problems,......
2019-06-07 20:00

"Support Pak, India In Improving Relations": Xi Jinping Tells Imran Khan Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday offered Beijing's support for Pakistan and India to improve their strained relations during his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Bishkek, China's state-run......
2019-06-14 18:17

Watch: Days After Saudi Gaffe, Imran Khan's Blunder At Bishkek Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has broken diplomatic protocol again - this time at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO Summit held in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
2019-06-14 10:51

Imran Khan Writes To PM Modi For Talks On Kashmir, Other Issues: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that he wants talks to resolve all reconcilable problems, including the Kashmir issue, a......
2019-06-07 23:00

Hope PM Modi Uses His Mandate To Resolve Issues: Pakistan's Imran Khan Pakistan's relationship with India is probably at its "lowest point", Prime Minister Imran Khan has said even as he expressed hope that his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use his "big mandate"......
2019-06-14 00:17

Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Says PM Modi Doesn't Respect Imran Khan Taking a swipe at Imran Khan, jailed premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam said Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not give respect to his Pakistani counterpart as he did not take......
2019-05-28 20:51

Imran Khan Asks Pakistanis To Declare Their Undisclosed Assets By June 30 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday warned of legal action against those who do not declare their undisclosed assets by June 30, as the cash-strapped government ramps up efforts to fix the......
2019-06-11 00:34

PM Modi, In Letter To Imran Khan, Called For Early Opening Of Kartarpur Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a letter written in response to a congratulatory message by his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, has called for "early operationalisation of the Kartarpur corridor......
2019-06-20 23:51

Imran Khan To Meet Trump On July 22, Says Pakistan Foreign Office Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet US President Donald Trump on July 22 and their focus will be on improving the ties between the two countries, the country's Foreign Office said on......
2019-07-04 17:34

Imran Khan Wishes To Stay At Pak Envoy's Home During US Visit: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his wish to stay at the ambassador's residence during his visit to the US later this monthin a bid to cut costs as the country's economy is struggling....
2019-07-08 10:34

Peaceful Neighbourhood Pakistan's Priority, Imran Khan Tells Trump Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has told US President Donald Trump that normal ties with India will be beneficial for both the countries, asserting that a "peaceful neighbourhood" was the priority......
2019-07-23 12:51

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
2019-07-13 20:51

Trump to Host Pakistan Leader Imran Khan at White House President Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss a range of issues, including counterterrorism, defense, energy and trade in their first White House meeting....
2019-07-10 21:00

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoy's Home, Avoid Expensive Hotels In US: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his desire to stay at the country's ambassadors official residence in Washington instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to the US......
2019-07-08 10:34

Trump Offers to Mediate Kashmir Conflict, as Pakistan's Imran Khan Visits President Trump offered to help mediate the long-running Kashmir conflict between Pakistan and India as he met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, while also touting U.S. military capabilities in Afghanistan....
2019-07-23 00:51

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
2019-07-19 16:00

Kulbushan Jadhav's Friends Appeal To Imran Khan After World Court Verdict Retired navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav's friends have appealed to Pakistan Prime Imran Khan to release him, after the International Court of Justice or ICJ today asked the country to review his death......
2019-07-17 21:51

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
2019-06-18 11:34

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation......
2019-06-28 04:51

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter Account Hacked, Profile Photo Shows Imran Khan Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked today, with the hackers completely changing the veteran actor's biodata; including his profile photo, cover photo and Twitter bio....
2019-06-10 22:00

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the United States cut off $300 million in military aid to Pakistan amid complaints the country isn't doing ...
2019-07-22 22:51

4th & Monday: NFL's top pick draws comparisons to an impressive rising star Kyler Murray will be one of a number of rookies who will be in the spotlight as NFL teams hold OTAs or mandatory minicamps this week.        ...
2019-06-03 14:34

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
2019-07-12 16:51

Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical about the potential for prices to rise....
2019-06-27 22:00

Why are Pakistani Shiites 'disappearing'? Scores of Shiite Muslims have reportedly gone missing in Pakistan in the past few years. Activists claim that they have been picked up by the country's intelligence agencies after they returned from Syria and Iraq....
2019-07-09 16:34

US Pulls Tax Exemption From Pakistani Diplomats The United States said Friday that it had suspended tax exemption privileges enjoyed by Pakistani diplomats in Washington due to parallel disputes with Islamabad in the latest dust-up between the......
2019-05-31 22:34

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won...
2019-06-10 11:51

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
2019-05-31 23:34

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
2019-05-23 18:34

HIV infects over 400 Pakistani children; doctor accused More 400 children have been diagnosed with HIV in a Pakistani town as several families accuse a local doctor of spreading the virus through tainted syringes....
2019-05-22 10:34

Cat filter appears during Pakistani official’s briefing PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. A regional minister was giving a briefing that was live-streamed on social media last week when viewers noticed officials appeared as cats. Someone...
2019-06-17 17:00

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country’s military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad. Local police official Ayaz Khan says Mo...
2019-06-17 08:00

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
2019-06-08 15:34

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani troops deployed for Eid in southwest QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military says suspected militants have opened fire on a paramilitary vehicle patrolling in the town of Hernai in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing two troops before fleeing. In a statement, it said Th...
2019-06-06 16:51

Clash between Pakistani troops and protesters turns deadly The Pashtun Protection Movement has been crusading since last year against alleged abuses of civilians during the extended military campaign against Islamist militants....
2019-05-29 01:00

Pakistani police arrest supporters of opposition party ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police have arrested dozens of activists from an opposition party to prevent them from reaching the main office of an anti-graft body that is questioning the party’s leader about alleged corruption. Several activists ...
2019-05-29 17:51

Former Pakistani president Zardari arrested on corruption charges Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested on corruption charges on Monday, a Pakistani official said, in a blow to the opposition Pakistan People's Party....
2019-06-10 14:51

5 Pakistani Shiites killed in 2 bombings in southwest town A Pakistani security official says two bombings hours apart targeted vehicles carrying minority Shiite tourists in the southwestern town of Ziarat, killing five people and wounding several others....
2019-06-07 23:17

Pakistani judge who jailed former PM sacked over blackmail claims A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges, the law ministry said....
2019-07-12 14:34

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahid...
2019-06-12 04:17

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
2019-06-17 12:51

Pakistani climber killed, Italians injured by avalanche ISLAMABAD (AP) — A mountaineering group says a Pakistani climber has been killed and Italian and Pakistani members of the same expedition have been injured after being caught in an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan. Pakistan’s Alpine...
2019-06-18 06:34

34 Pakistani Migrants In Rajasthan Granted Indian Citizenship The Rajasthan government has granted Indian citizenship to 34 Pakistani migrants living in the state for more than a decade, a senior official said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 16:34

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two...
2019-06-20 13:00

Pakistani cleric who fought US forces in Afghanistan dies Maulana Sufi Mohammad, a radical cleric from Pakistan who traveled to neighboring Afghanistan to battle international forces after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion, has died at the age of 94....
2019-07-11 10:00

Does Amazon Really Pay No Taxes? Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon paid no 2018 federal taxes. A closer look at the internet giant’s tax disclosures over several years paints a more intricate picture....
2019-06-14 20:51

Pakistani police target traffickers selling brides to China FAISALABAD, Pakistan — At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn’t bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband — a Chinese man her family sold he...
2019-06-18 22:34

Pashtun movement leader: 'Pakistani army is afraid of our popularity' The Pakistani military is facing immense opposition in the restive northwestern region — not from the Taliban, but rather a popular anti-war Pashtun movement, whose leader Manzoor Pashteen spoke to DW about the conflict....
2019-06-05 19:34

Pakistani National Among 2 Terrorists Killed In Pulwama Encounter: Police One of the two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district on Friday was a Pakistani and the duo belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit, police said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 12:17

Pakistani politicians get cat ears, whiskers in hilarious Facebook fail A livestreamed press conference in Pakistan turned into a near cat-astrophe when a feline filter on Facebook plastered adorable cat ears and whiskers onto a trio of politicians. Regional minister Shaukat Yousafzai was one of at least three people who...
2019-06-17 22:34

Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number of such creatures -- especially big cats -- being......
2019-07-02 14:00

Sold into marriage, Pakistani women endure rapes in China FAISALABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani investigations are uncovering the extent of trafficking networks that sell young women into prostitution in China after tricking them into marriage with Chinese men. Hundreds of Pakistani women and girls, mostly ...
2019-06-17 08:00

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
2019-05-27 12:34

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported....
2019-06-11 17:17

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun people against heavy-handed treatment by the security forces....
2019-05-28 14:34

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
2019-06-14 18:00

Pakistani army general given life sentence on spying charges Pakistan's army has sentenced a general to life imprisonment for spying and ordered the death penalty for a brigadier and a civilian officer convicted in the same case, a military statement said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:17

Accidental Kitty Cat Filter Undermines Pakistani Minister's Serious Livestream No, Shaukat Yousafzai is not a furry. The regional Pakistani minister just happened to be on the wrong (perhaps right?) end of a social media snafu. During a press briefing that was streamed on Facebook Live, an AR cat filter was left on, leaving You...
2019-06-17 23:34

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari’s bail request ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case. The decision...
2019-06-10 15:17

Pakistani court rejects ex-President Zardari's bail request A Pakistani court has rejected a request by former President Asif Ali Zardari and his sister for an extension of their bail that would allow them to remain free despite facing a multimillion-dollar money laundering case....
2019-06-10 15:17

Pakistani judge rejects opposition blackmail claims over ex-PM's conviction A senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for graft last year after the main opposition party showed secretly taped video that appeared to show him saying he was threatened over the cas...
2019-07-07 19:17

Pakistani News Anchor Confuses Apple Inc With Fruit, Twitter In Splits A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc - the tech giant - with apple the fruit, live on air recently. The error did not go unnoticed on social media, where the video of the faux pas went viral after......
2019-07-08 05:51

India says diplomats, embassy guests harassed by Pakistani security in Islamabad India on Sunday accused Pakistani security services of widespread harassment at an Indian embassy event in the capital Islamabad a day earlier, alleging that hundreds of guests were turned away and some of New Delhi's diplomats were "threatened"....
2019-06-02 21:34

Rohit's Answer To Pakistani Journalist's Question Leads To Laugh Riot After scoring a century against Pakistan, Rohit Sharma once again stole the show with his witty response during post-match press conference, sending all the journalists into splits...
2019-06-17 14:51

Officers arrest ex-Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari over corruption probe Pakistani authorities arrested former President Asif Ali Zardari Monday as part of a corruption case in which he's accused of funneling money to two private companies....
2019-06-10 21:51

Does Amazon really pay no taxes? Here’s the complicated answer Democratic presidential candidates have seized on reports that Amazon.com Inc. paid no 2018 federal taxes as they press for changes in the tax system....
2019-06-14 22:00

Taliban Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing Killing 9 People Outside Pakistani Hospital (DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that kill...
2019-07-22 01:17

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
2019-06-27 18:51

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
2019-06-01 00:51

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took ...
2019-06-28 08:51

French PM says unemployment benefits to be tightened, taxes cut French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday unemployment benefits for the highest earners would gradually decrease to encourage the jobless to get back to work more quickly....
2019-06-12 16:17

Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US Summer’s here, so it’s the perfect time to crack open a nice cold beer here in the Big Apple. Indeed, most of us can afford to have a lot of cold ones this summer in New York and in the region. That’s because the Empire State — which is usually top o...
2019-06-16 05:51

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for ...
2019-07-09 16:17

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunit...
2019-07-14 22:00

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
2019-06-04 01:00

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

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoe...
2019-06-15 04:17

Thousands likely overpaid property taxes due to computer glitch Actor Bruce Willis is among the thousands of Big Apple residents who may have overpaid their property taxes due to a new $18 million Department of Finance computer system that issued incorrect bills in early June. The “Die Hard” actor, whose advisers...
2019-07-17 19:34

As Britain's PM, Johnson vows to launch review of 'sin taxes' Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, will launch a review into the so-called sin taxes on products high in salt, fat and sugar if he wins the contest for leader, he will say on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 06:34

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

Hotel investor: Trump evaded taxes in Panama NEW YORK (AP) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s hote...
2019-06-04 06:00

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

"For Overall Development": Petroleum Minister On Hike In Taxes On Fuel Justifying the hike in the taxes on fuel in the Union Budget 2019-20, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said there is a requirement of funds for the overall development of the country....
2019-07-06 21:17

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
2019-07-16 17:51

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental research published in the International Journal of Behavi...
2019-05-31 21:34

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
2019-06-01 13:17

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
2019-06-16 06:51

Verizon avoided a decade’s worth of taxes—a new law could make it pay up Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon has avoided paying local taxes on telecom equipment in many New Jersey municipalities over the past d...
2019-06-05 00:51

Pakistani PM opens door to prisoner swap with US to free 'hero' doctor who helped track bin Laden For more than eight years, Dr. Shakil Afridi – often deemed a “hero” doctor for his role in the CIA plot to take down Usama bin Laden – has been languishing behind bars in Pakistani prisons. But there now appears to be some movement to see him freed....
2019-07-23 22:17

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 2.02% in June Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 1.33 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 2.41 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year....
2019-07-16 06:17

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push up inflation. (July 11)       ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-21 15:34

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
2019-05-21 14:32

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 07:51

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
2019-07-01 15:51

UK PM candidate Johnson to slash taxes in no-deal Brexit budget Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, is preparing an emergency budget including aggressive tax cuts, an overhaul of stamp duty and an assault on regulation if there is a no-deal Brexit, The Times reporte...
2019-06-28 08:51

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

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly concluded he should release them to Congress....
2019-05-23 01:34

China cuts taxes on circuit industry in face of US pressure BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting taxes on its fledgling software and integrated circuit industries to spur development in the face of U.S. export controls that threaten to handicap Chinese tech companies. The Finance Ministry’s announcement Wedn...
2019-05-22 11:51

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
2019-07-08 01:17

US official urges ending Kosovo trade taxes against Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A U.S. State Department official has called for an end to Kosovo’s taxes on Serbian goods so that European Union-mediated talks on resolving the dispute between the former war foes could resume. Deputy Assistant Secretar...
2019-06-10 15:17

Budget 2019: For Every Rupee In Government Kitty, 68 Paise Come From Taxes According to the Budget for 2019-20 presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Goods and Services Tax collections will contribute 19 paise in every rupee revenue....
2019-07-05 12:34

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
2019-06-13 20:51

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
2019-06-14 01:51

Steve Mnuchin Wants to Know Who Wrote IRS Memo Saying He Has to Release Trump’s Taxes Because He’s Still Not Going To Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is willing to use his oversized chompers to bite Trump’s taxes down to manageable sizes because he’d rather eat them than hand them over to Congress....
2019-05-23 04:17

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
2019-05-21 23:34

This work perk can help you build wealth — or load you up with taxes and risk Don't get too attached to those stock options and restricted stock units at work. In order to get the most benefit from them, you'll need to strategize with your financial advisor or CPA....
2019-07-13 18:17

James Holzhauer of 'Jeopardy' fame likely owes $1.2 million in taxes "Jeopardy" champion and professional sports bettor James Holzhauer lost in his 33rd episode of the TV game show, which aired on Monday, finishing $58,484 short of the all-time winnings record....
2019-06-04 04:00

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
2019-07-16 16:00

Wealthy New Yorkers are ditching city’s high taxes for Miami Call it fight and flight. Affluent New Yorkers, financially distressed by recent changes to the nation’s tax laws, are bucking the Big Apple’s high costs and heading for an economic paradise — Florida’s Miami-Dade County area. The famed resort is lur...
2019-07-21 13:34

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
2019-05-21 16:17

A Hotel Investor in Panama Says Trump’s Company Evaded Taxes (NEW YORK) — The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama has accused the U.S. president’s company of evading taxes in the country. A filing in New York federal court on Monday alleges that President Donald Trump’s h...
2019-06-04 12:51

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday night at the Mahane Yehuda market in west Jerusalem, where the music is thumping and the drinks are flo...
2019-06-01 23:17

Industry Body For Lower Taxes To Incentivise Equity Investments Budget 2019 date: CII in a statement said that the tax rate on all corporate taxpayers should be reduced to 25 per cent unconditionally without any turnover criteria...
2019-06-28 01:34

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
2019-06-04 03:00

Panama Hotel Says Trump Organization Lied and Evaded Taxes A Panama luxury hotel that once partnered with the Trump Organization alleged today that the company evaded taxes and misrepresented its finances, according to the New York Times. The allegations were made by a former hotel partner in a Manhattan fed...
2019-06-04 01:17

Inflation Showed Signs of Life in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
2019-05-31 20:00

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
2019-06-12 21:51

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
2019-06-11 18:51

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 21:34

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
2019-05-30 21:34

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
2019-06-12 19:17

Underlying U.S. producer inflation pushing higher U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in a range of other services, pointing to a steady pickup in underlying inflation pressures....
2019-06-11 16:34

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either side....
2019-06-27 23:51

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
2019-06-28 19:34

Uruguay draws with Japan 2-2 in Copa America Uruguay drew 2-2 with Japan and delayed to the last round of group stage its likely qualification to Copa America's knockout stage       ...
2019-06-21 05:34

This guy draws in his sleep — but has ‘no artistic talent’ when awake You’ve heard of sleepwalking and sleep-talking, even sleep-texting, but you’ve probably never heard of sleep drawing. Lee Hadwin started scribbling while snoozing at age 4, when he would scrawl on the walls, the BBC reported. As he aged, ...
2019-07-20 17:17

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU rebuke, though Cyprus has already acted against the first vessel....
2019-06-21 04:17

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983....
2019-05-21 18:01

U.K. Tribute to ‘Windrush’ Generation Draws Criticism Events to honor the people invited from the Caribbean to help rebuild postwar Britain were overshadowed by criticism of their treatment under a migration crackdown....
2019-06-22 17:00

Former US Sen. Cochran draws bipartisan praise at funeral Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines....
2019-06-05 00:34

Argentina draws with Paraguay 1-1 in Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Argentina couldn’t manage more than a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in the Copa America on Wednesday, staying last in its group and facing an early elimination in the South American competition. Derlis Gonzalez opened ...
2019-06-20 05:17

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. ...
2019-05-22 21:17

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
2019-07-05 16:51

Opinion: Clarity On Taxes To Boost Investor Confidence In Start-Up Ecosystem Start-ups need clarity on taxes. It would also be helpful if they are offered hand-holding, especially when it comes to compliances and regulatory affairs....
2019-06-21 16:34

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
2019-06-20 04:51

China stokes trade war by cutting corporate taxes on tech companies In the latest salvo in the escalating trade war between the US and China, the Chinese government said Wednesday it would give huge corporate tax breaks to domestic chip makers and software developers. The move came as US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuc...
2019-05-23 00:17

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesd...
2019-06-19 03:01

Arvind Kejriwal Demands Hike In Delhi's Share In Central Taxes Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, demanding that Delhi's shares in central taxes be raised in view of its......
2019-07-18 22:17

Lawsuit Alleges Trump Evaded Taxes on Panama Hotel Project President Trump’s property-management company allegedly failed to pay taxes in Panama on millions of dollars in fees it collected for managing a high-rise hotel there, according to new legal filings....
2019-06-04 06:17

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
2019-06-04 12:34

Investor claims Trump evaded taxes on Panama hotel property The majority owner of a former Trump-branded hotel in Panama alleges in a court filing that the U.S. president's company misrepresented finances of the building to evade taxes in the country....
2019-06-04 15:51

‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer likely owes $1.2 million in taxes on winnings There is more than one winner when it comes to James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” streak. The government is set to collect a cool $1.2 million in taxes from the game show juggernaut’s winnings of $2,462,216, according to The Action...
2019-06-04 17:00

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
2019-05-31 16:00

If Hollywood adjusted its highest-grossing films for inflation, this would be the top 10 There's a reason the film industry doesn't measure the success of modern movies against those of the past — movie ticket inflation isn't an exact science....
2019-07-22 17:51

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 15:51

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 11:00

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 07:00

Hollywood's 10 top-grossing films ever, adjusted for inflation Is 'Avengers: Endgame' all that? These would be the 10 highest-grossing films if Hollywood recalculated the box office based on modern ticket prices.       ...
2019-07-23 01:00

WRAPUP 2-Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
2019-06-11 18:51

Inflation remains weak in eurozone as ECB mulls stimulus FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Annual inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro remained stuck at 1.2% in June, well below their central bank’s goal despite years of stimulus policies. The official figure released Friday by the EU statistics a...
2019-06-28 11:17

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
2019-06-11 15:34

U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
2019-05-31 21:51

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
2019-05-21 22:00

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the F...
2019-06-21 20:00

RBI Raises Retail Inflation Forecast To 3-3.1% For First Half Of 2019-20 In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
2019-06-06 11:17

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thursday....
2019-07-11 22:51

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
2019-06-14 13:00

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
2019-07-12 03:17

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
2019-06-11 18:34

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the month but indicated he isn’t currently worried about inflation levels....
2019-07-12 06:17

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
2019-07-11 20:00

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
2019-06-14 18:17

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
2019-06-28 21:17

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
2019-07-02 06:00

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana either. Groups E and F are both wide open as a result....
2019-06-29 21:34

PSV Eindhoven draws Basel in Champions League qualifying NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Former European champion PSV Eindhoven has been drawn to face Basel in Champions League qualifying. As Dutch league runner-up, PSV starts at the same preliminary stage as eventual semifinalist Ajax did last year. The 1988 Eur...
2019-06-19 15:51

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which required 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The N...
2019-06-27 19:34

Death of Venezuelan navy captain draws US condemnation CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top U.S. official says the death in custody of a Venezuelan navy captain shows that nobody’s safe in the crisis-wracked nation under President Nicolás Maduro. Sunday’s tweet from U.S. Assistant Secretary of Sta...
2019-06-30 22:17

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

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate draws large TV audience About 15.3 million TV viewers watched Wednesday's debate among Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and eight other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-27 22:17

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private an...
2019-06-21 06:17

Huawei retaliation? China draws up list of ‘unreliables’ China issues ominous but vague warning, saying it is drawing up a list of “unreliable” parties who would apparently be targeted in retaliation for U.S. sanctions on Huawei...
2019-05-31 23:51

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate c...
2019-07-19 14:51

USWNT ticker-tape parade draws big NYC crowds They’re already champions — and now they’re heroes. The US women’s national soccer team’s victory lap continued Wednesday with a traditional ticker-tape parade in Lower Manhattan, with thousands of diehard fans decked out in red, white an...
2019-07-10 20:00

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

U.S. Air Force Draws Giant Dick in the Sky, Claims It Was an Accident Yet again, U.S. armed forces have managed to trace the vague outline of a phallus in the clouds. This sky dong, which the Air Force contends was purely accidental, required a half dozen planes to complete.Read more......
2019-05-30 22:51

Jerusalem pride draws thousands of gay revelers and police JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Jerusalem in the city’s annual gay pride parade, a festival that exposes deep divisions between Israel’s secular and Jewish ultra-Orthodox camps. Some 10,000 reveler...
2019-06-06 18:00

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
2019-05-22 00:51

Women's World Cup draws better US ratings than last year's men's final This year's FIFA Women's World Cup final, which the United States won, pulled in significantly better ratings in the U.S. than the 2018 men's final....
2019-07-08 19:51

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes The heads of some of Europe's largest airlines hit back on Wednesday against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel....
2019-07-10 22:01

Report: Cubs Co-Owner Todd Ricketts Has Been Getting Away With Not Paying His Full Property Taxes Thanks to an open records request filed by the Chicago Tribune, we now know that Todd Ricketts, finance chairman of the Republican National Committee and co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, has been getting a substantial tax break that he doesn’t deserve t...
2019-07-10 21:51

Foreign Investors' Lobby Group Asks Government To Reconsider High Taxes About 40 per cent of roughly 9,400 FPIs investing in India are registered as trusts, according to tax experts, while the rest are registered as corporates....
2019-07-12 17:51

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-06-15 06:17

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
2019-05-21 14:51

Walker, Taxes Ranger: Ousted Wisconsin gov crusades for balanced-budget amendment For the first time in 25 years, Scott Walker isn’t an elected official. But the Republican former governor -- who narrowly lost his re-election bid last year -- has a new mission that keeps him engaged in politics....
2019-07-01 17:00

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
2019-07-05 18:34

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
2019-06-13 13:17

Bootleg alcohol kills 23 as heavy taxes prompt Turkish home-brew More than 20 people have died from alcohol poisoning in Turkey over the past month, according to Turkish media reports, as steep taxes on alcohol push Turks to consume bootlegged sprits....
2019-07-23 13:17

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

Morgan Stanley's rich clients withdrew a surprising amount from accounts to pay their taxes Wealthy clients liquidate some investments every year to cover their tax bill, so presumably this was higher than what Morgan Stanley has seen previously....
2019-07-18 22:34

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
2019-05-31 20:51

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
2019-06-28 18:34

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
2019-07-12 17:51

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

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items,......
2019-07-15 10:17

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

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
2019-07-13 15:51

Fed's Evans: Rate Cuts Needed to Defend Fed's Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said in a television interview Tuesday the U.S. central bank needs to lower its short-term rate target to defend its 2% inflation target....
2019-07-16 23:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming hopes for an aggressive interest cut by the Federal Reserve this month....
2019-07-11 15:51

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
2019-06-12 14:00

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
2019-07-08 17:51

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
2019-07-08 21:51

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnatio...
2019-06-20 08:51

Global shares snap seven-day winning streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
2019-06-12 12:51

Loonie rallies as hotter inflation clips rate cut bets The Canadian dollar strengthened to a five-day high against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, as investors reduced bets on a Bank of Canada interest rate cut this year after domestic data showing greater-than-expected inflation....
2019-06-19 16:51

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
2019-06-11 19:34

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 15:51

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices in the...
2019-05-22 11:51

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
2019-06-11 11:34

Two Fed policymakers sound inflation alarm, call for rate cuts Two U.S. central bankers on Friday sounded the alarm on sluggish U.S. inflation and called for immediate action in response, in what amounted to a broadside against the slim majority of Federal Reserve policymakers who are disinclined to support inte...
2019-06-21 17:34

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
2019-05-30 20:00

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
2019-05-22 20:17

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
2019-06-13 16:00

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
2019-06-13 19:00

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
2019-07-05 17:51

Supreme Court OKs blood draws from unconscious drivers without warrants Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect's blood, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisconsin drunken driving case, declining to place new evidence-gathering restrictions on law enforceme...
2019-06-28 04:17

First 2020 campaign debate draws healthy 15 million viewers LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first of a pair of Democratic presidential primary debates drew a robust 15-plus million viewers. Nielsen figures out Thursday show the event’s viewership topped every primary debate for the 2008 and 2012 elections. But W...
2019-06-28 02:51

Robbery suspect draws comparisons to Jon Snow, Harry Styles Detectives investigating a robbery may need to look in the north after releasing a computer-generated image of the suspect who bears a striking resemblance to Game of Thrones hero Jon Snow, portrayed by Kit Harrington....
2019-05-24 21:51

UPDATE 1-First U.S. Democratic presidential debate draws large TV audience About 15.3 million TV viewers watched Wednesday's debate among Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and eight other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-27 22:17

Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings discovered in Western Australia Interaction that could signal new gold deposits ‘had to be seen to be believed’, CSIRO researcher says Fungi that draws gold from its surroundings has been discovered in Western Australia, stunning scientists who say it could signal new deposits.Foun...
2019-05-24 11:00

Alderweireld committed to Spurs as £25m release clause expiry draws near "Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld insists he remains focused on preparing for the new Premier League season with his current club, despite speculation regarding his future."...
2019-07-22 13:34

Iraq's racy TV in Ramadan revives an industry - and draws censure On a studio set in Baghdad, a director watches the star of his TV series hold a knife against the neck of a fellow actor, in a dramatic revival of fortunes for Iraq's entertainment industry....
2019-05-21 18:17

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
2019-06-23 05:17

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the curre...
2019-07-16 04:34

Drug prices: Colorado's $100 insulin cap draws other states' interest A new law in Colorado capping the price of insulin for insured patients at $100 per month has generated interest in other states because the price of the life-saving drug has spiked, lawmakers said....
2019-06-08 10:34

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
2019-06-09 07:17

Indian actress draws fire for quitting over Islamic faith A Muslim actress' decision to quit Bollywood, saying acting was taking her away from her faith, has triggered a backlash in India from fellow actors and fans....
2019-07-01 16:00

Women's World Cup final draws 14.3 mln U.S. viewers, but misses record More than 14 million Americans watched on television as the U.S. women's soccer team clinched their fourth World Cup title, broadcaster Fox said on Monday, but the TV audience failed to break records....
2019-07-09 01:34

Benin, Guinea Bissau complete hat-trick of goalless draws "Benin and Guinea Bissau completed a hat-trick of goalless draws at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday with a stalemate that left both teams waiting for their first-ever win at the competition."...
2019-06-30 02:17

Live reading of Mueller report in D.C. draws full house More than 250 people listened to a live staged reading of a single volume of special counsel Robert Mueller's report Thursday, with dozens of performers reading bite-sized chunks....
2019-07-12 06:34

World Cup opening game draws record audience in France The opening game of the women's soccer World Cup between France and South Korea drew a record 9.83 million viewers in the host nation on Friday, according to figures released on Saturday....
2019-06-08 22:17

JGBs firmer as 20-year auction draws ample demand Japanese government bond prices were mostly firmer on Wednesday, paring earlier modest losses after a well-received 20-year debt auction improved market sentiment....
2019-05-22 08:00

Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warnings Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw a tougher reaction from President Donald Trump, who has pressured Tehran to renegotiate the pact....
2019-07-07 19:17

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
2019-06-12 11:17

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit 'Medicare-for-all' means higher taxes Sen. Bernie Sanders campaign is targeting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over the her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle class tax hike” to pay for her Medicare-for-all proposal. Painting th...
2019-07-18 17:51

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump’s taxes ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump’s tax filings. Recent fixes to the legislation allow only for the release of filings of...
2019-05-22 21:17

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
2019-06-07 19:00

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
2019-06-20 02:00

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted. The post US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted appe...
2019-06-12 16:00

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
2019-05-24 09:51

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
2019-06-03 01:00

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percen...
2019-06-30 08:51

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
2019-07-10 14:17

FOREX-Euro dips on report on ECB inflation goal, dollar flat The euro dipped on Thursday following a report the European Central Bank staff is studying a potential change to its inflation goal, while the dollar was little changed amid bets the Federal R...
2019-07-18 18:00

Nirmala Sitharaman Draws From Kannada Philosopher To Urdu Poet In Speech Delivering her first budget speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman quoted from a 12th century Kannada social reformer and philosopher called Lord Basaveshwara...
2019-07-05 12:34

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still......
2019-05-21 18:17

Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping "Medicare for All" government-run system....
2019-07-15 22:34

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal...
2019-06-19 18:00

Call to raid Area 51 draws hordes of alien hunters on Facebook Welcome to Rachel street sign on SR-375 in Nevada, also known as the Extraterrestrial Highway. Situated close to the Nellis Air Force Range and Area 51, Rachel is popular among UFO hunters. / Getty Images By Tom Metcalfe Area 51 may be facing an inva...
2019-07-15 20:51

Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case draws his New Mexico ranch into investigation A sprawling desert ranch south of Santa Fe is tied to a New Mexico state attorney general investigation targeting financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to reports....
2019-07-14 21:34

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
2019-06-04 05:17

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said....
2019-05-22 02:17

Women's World Cup final draws 14.3 million U.S. viewers, but misses record More than 14 million Americans watched on television as the U.S. women's soccer team clinched their fourth World Cup title, broadcaster Fox said on Monday, but the TV audience failed to break records....
2019-07-09 17:17

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
2019-07-18 01:17

Ray & Liz draws an intensely specific portrait of a troubled working-class upbringing Memories both joyous and painful are recreated and thus transformed in Distant Voices, Still Lives and The Long Day Closes, Terence Davies’ 1988 and 1992 masterpieces about his white working-class upbringing. Some thirty years on, Ray & Liz, an a...
2019-07-09 01:17

Trump's half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."...
2019-06-21 21:51

AOC’s call for ‘9/11-style commission’ over Trump border policy draws fire Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) called for a “9/11-style commission” to look into the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the US border. Speaking Saturday at a town hall in Queens, she said the US has a “lif...
2019-07-21 04:17

England World Cup triumph draws TV audience of 8m as country goes cricket crazy Cricket enjoyed its largest audience since the iconic Ashes of 2005 as nearly eight million people tuned in to watch the climax of England's first men's cricket World Cup triumph at Lord's on Sunday....
2019-07-16 02:51

Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 22:34

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
2019-06-10 02:17

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's mos...
2019-06-07 09:34

Reds' Derek Dietrich draws ire of broadcaster over home runs: 'I don't understand why you have to do that' One of the more surprising storylines of the Major League Baseball season is the recent power surge Cincinnati Reds second baseman Derek Dietrich has had in 53 games....
2019-06-01 05:00

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-04 00:17

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
2019-06-03 20:51

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's mos...
2019-06-07 13:34

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been labeled as state-sponsored, contrary to the world's mos...
2019-06-07 10:34

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
2019-05-24 18:34

Trump praises N.J. lawmakers for balking at a tax increase on millionaires, complains of ‘ridiculously high’ taxes in New York In tweets, the president weighed in the New Jersey budget process and complained that Democratic politicians are hurting his children and businesses in Manhattan....
2019-07-01 22:17

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
2019-07-05 04:00

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
2019-06-11 16:34

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
2019-06-11 22:34

Brazil c.bank chief says reforms create benign inflation outlook -TV interview Brazil central bank president Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by the lower house of Congress of an overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 06:00

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame. The post US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-28 16:34

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
2019-06-06 08:00

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, the plight of Rohingya refugees and the growing threat of Islamophobia...
2019-06-01 02:17

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan....
2019-07-23 19:17

Toymaker Hasbro profit draws power from 'Avengers', 'Magic' card game Hasbro Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, powered by higher demand for action toys of blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" and collectible card game Magic: The Gathering, sending its shares to a record high....
2019-07-23 18:34

WRAPUP 1-Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
2019-06-03 19:34

Aidan O’Brien draws French Derby blank as Sottsass wins at Chantilly • Cape Of Good Hope finishes a game fourth for Irish trainer• ITV Racing’s Epsom Derby peak viewing figures slightly downThe Derby failed to find a clear-cut leader of the three-year-old generation as five horses crossed the line within a length of e...
2019-06-02 22:17

Parents feeding kids bleach to 'cure autism' draws anger, frustration While it has been dubbed in some alternative medicine circles as “Miracle Mineral Solution” or “MMS,” there are growing concerns among medical and legal professionals over parents feeding a bleach solution to their children under the guise of it “cur...
2019-06-21 06:00

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
2019-07-03 11:51

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
2019-06-17 14:17

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
2019-07-12 20:17

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
2019-05-24 04:17

We Will Have It, Oh! In Rare Show of Unity, Internet Throws Draws at Winston Duke’s Squat Form We have watched and listened for the human mountains! We have watched with lust as your thigh meat advancements have been overseen by The Root staff, who scoffs at having chill. And now you want to hand over this thirst trap to the world, which could...
2019-06-05 04:17

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
2019-05-21 16:00

Miley Cyrus' NSFW 'Mother's Daughter' music video draws mixed reactions The singer released a new music video for her latest single "Mother's Daughter" on Tuesday, which features heavily NSFW content, including close-up shots of the singer in a red latex suit, rubber balloons set to resemble female genitalia, and on-scre...
2019-07-02 18:51

'Just like real Melania': A wooden statue of the First Lady that was carved using a chainsaw draws a crowd in her hometown Borut Zivulovic/Reuters A life-size statue of First Lady Melania Trump that was carved out of a living tree with a chainsaw was unveiled in her hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia on Friday. The sculpture's commissioner said he understood why some peop...
2019-07-07 17:34

The rising ROI of investing in woman entrepreneurs Women founders deliver more than 2 times as much per dollar invested than male-owned companies, on an unequal playing field. What happens once we level it?Read More...
2019-07-17 17:00

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
2019-06-16 21:34

No-deal Brexit risk seen rising again but still low No-deal Brexit risks are on the rise again, some investment banks say, though parliament's resolute opposition to Britain crashing out of the EU without a trade deal means that probability is still seen as low....
2019-05-29 17:17

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests....
2019-06-18 21:17

| Khan the likely next Dolphins coach, but ... Imraan Khan is a likely candidate for the Dolphins coaching vacancy, but the union will only make a decision once CSA's proposed new cricketing structures are confirmed....
2019-07-17 12:51

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 06:00

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
2019-06-11 21:00

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
2019-07-12 13:51

Zion Williamson draws crowd for Summer League debut, but Pelicans prefer a soft launch The former Duke star is already an online phenomenon and a potential franchise player, but New Orleans is taking care to shield him from expectations....
2019-07-06 04:34

Daily on Energy: Closure of largest refiner on East Coast draws prying eyes from Washington Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-02 20:51

Boxing results – Josh Kelly draws, Joshua Buatsi wins, Tommy Coyle loses Undercard reports from Madison Square Garden The post Boxing results – Josh Kelly draws, Joshua Buatsi wins, Tommy Coyle loses appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-02 03:34

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
2019-05-21 17:17

Uber passenger's death draws attention to 'vomit fraud' allegations in ride-hailing business The fatal St. Patrick's Day shooting of an Uber passenger in New Mexico, which allegedly followed an argument over a fee imposed for vomit in the back seat of the driver's car, has drawn attention to a broader "vomit fraud" trend in the ride-hailing ...
2019-05-31 15:34

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadium projects, commissioner Don Garber said....
2019-06-05 01:34

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
2019-05-21 20:17

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
2019-07-22 17:00

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
2019-05-25 12:00

Rising oil prices add to global economic strife Escalating tension in the Middle East is driving up oil prices, a huge import cost for many economies, putting more strain on global growth already hurt by the trade war being waged by U.S. President Donald Trump and weakening consumer confidence....
2019-06-14 17:17

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
2019-06-18 09:17

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial waste to its ascendance in the wake of the environmental movement....
2019-07-09 04:34

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitical tensions with CNBC's Rahel Solomon....
2019-05-21 19:34

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
2019-06-05 12:17

Ghanaians worried by rising number of kidnappings The release of two kidnapped Canadian women is welcome news in Ghana where people are becoming increasingly anxious at the number of people seized, both locals and foreigners. Almost 70 cases were recorded in 2018....
2019-06-13 08:34

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently ...
2019-05-27 17:17

Friends who can be their irritating selves with you are the best | Coco Khan I’ve been on a hen weekend with old pals, drinking through penis straws on a chilly beach in a world of our ownI had been thinking about my friends from secondary school, about how rare it is to have lasting friendships and how some relationships tha...
2019-07-19 17:17

Khan fight “ludicrous,” says Dib cornerman Trainer Nettles Nasser tells Elliot Worsell he has an issue with the weight difference between former world champions Amir Khan and Billy Dib The post Khan fight “ludicrous,” says Dib cornerman appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-09 20:00

Cubs Class AA affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, draws Betsy Ross flag on infield dirt The Tennessee Smokies deleted and apologized for a tweet they posted mocking Kaepernick, who was reported to have encouraged Nike to pull shoes with a design on them of the flag....
2019-07-04 09:01

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws GOP Wrath After Slamming Immigrant Detention Centers as Modern-Day ‘Concentration Camps’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is calling out the dire situation for immigrants being held at the United States’ southern border in federal detention centers as being akin to the concentration camps of the Holocaust — and she doesn’t care who may be b...
2019-06-19 07:51

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
2019-06-10 12:17

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
2019-06-29 02:34

Europe's rising far-right tries to bury differences to wield clout Europe's nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections, but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure other parties into disrupting the pro-EU majority's policies....
2019-05-27 16:51

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but its parliamentary elections produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future of both the 28-country EU and the domestic politics of sever...
2019-05-27 21:17

S&P 500 opens at record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high at the open on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, as bets of an interest rate cut were spurred by fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
2019-07-03 15:51

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
2019-07-08 21:34

Rising French far-right star resurfaces and flirts with fire French far-right political Marion Marechal vowed to stay out of politics and even dropped the French far right’s signature name — Le Pen — from her moniker, but looks set to return to politics...
2019-07-07 12:51

UPDATE 3-Slack sees FY 2020 revenue rising by as much as 50% Slack Technologies Inc said on Monday it expects fiscal 2020 revenue to grow as much as 50% but the owner of the workplace instant messaging app anticipates a loss for the year, ahead of its listing this month....
2019-06-11 02:17

Rising U.S. Stockpiles Are Latest Trigger for Oil-Price Swings U.S. crude stockpiles are climbing at their quickest pace since 2016, fueling fresh volatility in the oil market as fears of excess supply gather momentum....
2019-05-29 01:34

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 15:00

S&P 500 hits record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high on Wednesday, led by defensive sectors, as bets of an interest rate cut rose on fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
2019-07-03 17:51

Trump claims his support among Latino voters is rising WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and he is taking undue credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a ...
2019-06-21 05:34

Gaffalione has become horse racing’s rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione seems poised to add his name to the list of all-time great jockeys in horse racing that includes Ron Turcotte, Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, John Velazquez and Mike Smith. While there may not be a specific moment when people in horse r...
2019-06-05 20:51

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central Kentucky Health Director about what they’re anticipating, whether there is a special session or...
2019-06-06 00:51

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres has knack for rising to the occasion Aaron Judge snuck up the dugout steps, struggling to contain a smile. He hit the dirt and picked up speed, struggling to contain the Gatorade within its cooler. As Judge approached Gleyber Torres, the slugger lifted the container above his head, and ...
2019-06-27 21:34

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder led the Merseyside club to their sixth European Cup."...
2019-06-04 17:51

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
2019-07-23 06:00

Oil stutters at over four-month low on rising US supply, demand fears Oil prices on Tuesday hovered around their lowest levels since January as markets remain under pressure from rising U.S. supply and stalling demand amid an economic slowdown....
2019-06-06 05:00

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to...
2019-06-17 21:00

Rio governor: rising police killings ‘normal,’ will continue Amid a soaring number of police killings in Rio de Janeiro, the state’s tough-talking governor says it is “normal” for the rate to increase and it will likely keep going up during his administration...
2019-07-17 05:01

Rob Manfred Says Owners Don't Much Enjoy The Rising Tide Of Dingers Commissioner Rob Manfred was prompted Tuesday to respond to comments from American League All-Star starting pitcher Justin Verlander, accusing Major League Baseball of deliberately juicing baseballs in order to goose offensive production. To no one’...
2019-07-10 12:51

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps you’d describe yourself as a six on a good hair day, or seven when you’ve caugh...
2019-06-17 18:34

Today's Big Release: Salman Khan's Tubelight Salman Khan's Tubelight is set against the backdrop of Indo-China war (1962). Sohail Khan and child artiste Matin Rey Tangu co-star with Salman in the film...
2019-05-21 14:39

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the possibility of restoring aid to Islamabad....
2019-07-23 07:17

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court       ...
2019-07-05 00:17

Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there. Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from off...
2019-05-21 17:17

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
2019-07-19 04:34

Dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problem – yet levels are still rising Government clean air strategy failing to control increasing emissions that add to ‘hidden killer’ of air pollutionRevealed: UK government failing to tackle ammonia pollutionTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsEarlier this year, the government produce...
2019-06-13 19:17

Heat Health: Doctors Warn About Dangers Of Rising Temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland Clinic says heat exhaustion symptoms, like lethargy, confusion and nausea, can potentially progress ...
2019-07-20 02:01

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
2019-06-02 05:51

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urb...
2019-05-21 17:34

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
2019-07-22 13:00

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
2019-06-22 13:17

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela M...
2019-05-31 13:34

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
2019-07-16 20:01

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 15:34

Oil slides on rising US crude stockpiles, Saudi vow to keep market balanced Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and as Saudi Arabia pledged to keep markets balanced....
2019-05-22 08:51

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
2019-07-13 19:17

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaster, a new study warns. If climate-changing emission...
2019-05-21 21:17

Thailand's opposition alliance to nominate rising star Thanathorn as PM Thailand's anti-military Democratic Front alliance will on Wednesday nominate rising political star Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit for prime minister, facing off against junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, a spokeswoman said....
2019-06-04 11:34

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October....
2019-07-17 00:51

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” bet...
2019-06-11 22:17

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
2019-05-22 07:51

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who is 5-foot-9 and weighs 163 pounds, is 4-4 with a 2....
2019-06-29 21:17

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
2019-05-23 20:34

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
2019-06-14 19:51

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
2019-06-28 03:01

Seawalls to protect US against rising oceans could cost $416bn by 2040 Seawalls could cost as much as the initial investment in the interstate highway system, with Florida facing $76bn, report findsDefending against rising seas could cost US communities $416bn in the next 20 years, according to a new report.Spending on ...
2019-06-20 06:51

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
2019-06-29 04:34

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
2019-06-14 06:51

India uses yoga diplomacy to assert rising global influence NEW DELHI (AP) — If China has panda diplomacy, India has yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people at an event Friday for International Yoga Day in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand. M...
2019-06-21 11:51

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
2019-06-19 19:51

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driv...
2019-06-21 06:17

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
2019-06-23 00:34

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a ...
2019-06-19 01:34

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
2019-06-21 11:51

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
2019-06-19 10:34

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
2019-06-21 23:34

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Jai Hanuma...
2019-06-28 23:01

Pehlu Khan, Lynched In Rajasthan In 2017. Now, A Chargesheet Against Him A chargesheet has been filed against a dairy farmer, who was beaten to death in April 2017 by cow vigilantes, and his sons for transporting cattle allegedly without permission in Rajasthan....
2019-06-29 10:00

| Khan bats Pakistan to 7-0 series sweep over SA U19s An unbeaten half-century from Haris Khan helped Pakistan to victory over the South Africa Under-19s in the seventh Youth One-Day International in Chatsworth....
2019-07-08 02:00

Director Nahnatchka Khan on Always Be My Maybe and the brilliance of Keanu Reeves Ali Wong and Randall Park star in Netflix’s new romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, the story of estranged childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who reluctantly reconnect after 15 years apart, and soon rediscover the spark between them. At the helm is d...
2019-06-02 22:34

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-07 14:00

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
2019-06-03 02:00

Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia After Amir Khan's original opponent is involved in a car accident, former featherweight Billy Dib is called in for Saudi Arabia fight The post Amir Khan will now fight Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-27 19:34

I have lifelong form supporting the underdog | Coco Khan The euphoria of winning is unfamiliar when you are always on the losing sideDriving home from Wembley stadium last month, I had a realisation. I’d been to watch the women’s FA Cup final where my team, West Ham, took a thumping. “You must be very disa...
2019-05-31 17:17

Timeline: Donald Trump’s feud with Sadiq Khan Before landing in the UK, Trump called Khan ‘a stone cold loser’ – the latest shot in a spat between the two since 2015Donald Trump’s feud with Sadiq Khan dates back to 2015 when they were both fighting election campaigns. It intensified after the te...
2019-06-03 16:00

Amir Khan says deal for a fight with Manny Pacquiao has been done Briton says 8 November bout in Saudi Arabia lined upConfirmation rests on Pacquiao beating ThurmanAmir Khan has claimed that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed up for a fight and are targeting a meeting in Saudi Arabia later this year. The 32-year-old...
2019-07-16 18:00

Khan vs Dib live stream: how to watch the fight online from anywhere Amir Khan will be hoping for a confidence boosting win tonight, in this his first fight since suffering a demoralising defeat to WBC welterweight champion Terence Crawford back in April. You can watch all the boxing for free and from anywhere with th...
2019-07-12 22:51

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
2019-05-23 18:00

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 23:51

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters Friday that the 1,500 troops would have a “mostly protective” role as part of a build-up that began this month in response to what the U.S said was a threat from Iran, without providing details or evidence....
2019-05-24 22:17

Nvidia RTX Super GPU stock shortage rumor hints at rising prices For those of you looking at getting one of Nvidia’s new RTX ‘Super’ graphics cards, there are some worrying rumblings from the graphics grapevine concerning potential stock shortages, and indeed possible price rises that could st...
2019-07-12 10:00

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

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
2019-05-23 19:34

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing...
2019-06-20 10:00

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That took some of the luster away from Microsoft's strong earnings report, which sent the company's shares...
2019-07-20 01:17

Rising young stars hope Jimmy Awards are their big Broadway break It’s “High School: The Musical.” This Monday brings the 11th edition of the Jimmy Awards, the national musical-theater competition hosted this year by “Dear Evan Hansen” alum and Tony winner Ben Platt (tickets are sold out, but there’ll be a li...
2019-06-20 23:34

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 11:00

Despite Indy 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing star "I think they know me now," Rossi said after his runner-up finish at Indy -- a gutsy, fiery ride -- while wearing a helmet covered in Steve McQueen stickers....
2019-05-27 04:34

‘Wild Rose’ heralds arrival of rising star Jessie Buckley NEW YORK (AP) — The 29-year-old, Killarney-born, bright red-haired Jessie Buckley has quickly found herself among the rising stars in film and television thanks to a string of performances that have culminated in a breakthrough. In “Wild Rose,&...
2019-06-21 01:17

U.S. stock market futures fall on rising rhetoric between China and U.S. over trade U.S. stock index futures fell Monday, the first trading day of June, after China’s rhetoric on U.S. trade relationship intensified over the weekend.        ...
2019-06-03 15:51

Arkansas losing over $20M a day from record flooding as residents brace for water to keep rising Historic flooding in Arkansas continues as the water travels south and communities around Little Rock are preparing for the Arkansas River to reach its highest level this week....
2019-06-03 22:17

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East – mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of t...
2019-05-24 19:34

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
2019-06-04 22:17

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

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal cities across the world from sea level rise, acco...
2019-07-17 20:17

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has been featured in a Givenchy ad campaign and walke...
2019-06-01 02:34

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at record high on rising rate cut hopes The S&P 500 index hit a record high at the open on Wednesday, boosted by healthcare stocks, as bets of an interest rate cut were spurred by fears of a slowing global economy due to simmering trade tensions....
2019-07-03 16:00

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region during a visit to Tehran, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:51

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
2019-07-18 17:17

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
2019-07-03 20:01

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs Swedish hygiene products maker Essity said on Thursday it will build a test plant in Germany to produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural by-products to reduce its dependence on wood based pulp....
2019-05-24 09:51

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade neg...
2019-06-03 01:00

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry....
2019-05-30 10:17

Dollar General sees higher prices for U.S. shoppers on rising tariffs Dollar General Chief Financial Officer John Garratt said on Thursday that customers of the discount retailers will face higher prices due to rising tariffs....
2019-05-30 17:00

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

‘Wild Rose’ is the rare rising-star tale that blooms without melodrama “Who’s ever heard of a country singer from Glasgow?” So says Rose-Lynn (Jessie Buckley, “Chernobyl”) of herself, despairingly, in “Wild Rose,” a unique and gritty spin on the rising-star genre. Singer/actor Buckley, a former BBC talent sh...
2019-06-20 02:51

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-15 02:34

America Could Spend $400 Billion on a Wall to Hold Back the Rising Seas—and It Might Not Be Enough At the end of the day, everything about climate change is a choice. And among the most serious choices are the ones we’ll face are along our coasts.Read more......
2019-06-20 18:34