TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14 13:17

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks

A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from Ne...

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks

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African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
2019-05-21 14:39

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the...
2019-05-21 16:17

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large busi...
2019-05-26 14:34

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centrist Dems are worried, in absolute good faith and fo...
2019-06-14 18:00

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a big old CBO report on the $15 minimum wage proposal. Is it good? Yeah, it’s good....
2019-07-09 21:01

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new research, even though that's not what the research a...
2019-06-05 13:34

$15 Minimum Wage Would Bring Mixed Fortunes for U.S. Workers Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional Budget Office finds....
2019-07-09 01:00

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday....
2019-07-08 23:17

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

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a ...
2019-05-23 21:34

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top Democrats are saying privately they’re confident t...
2019-06-20 15:17

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
2019-07-11 22:51

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
2019-06-16 21:34

Joe Biden wants to make 22 states more than double their minimum wage. What’s moderate about that? By flipping on the Hyde Amendment, Joe Biden ditched his moderate position on abortion by supporting taxpayer funding for it. Now it’s clear that he isn’t moderate on the minimum wage either. According to Biden’s website, the former vice president wa...
2019-07-02 00:34

Dem leaders float new tweak to soften minimum wage bill Top House Democrats are eyeing a major tweak to the caucus’ signature minimum wage proposal, part of a last-minute bid to bolster support among moderates just days before a floor vote. Democratic leaders are floating a more gradual path to a federal...
2019-07-13 04:51

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster than barkeeps can pull pints. And nervous owners fe...
2019-06-02 10:01

Ocasio-Cortez: $2.13 tipped minimum wage is 'indentured servitude' The New York congresswoman returned to a restaurant in Queens on Friday, seeking to highlight the plight of workers she knowsAs she returned to New York to waitress and bartend for the first time since being elected to Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cor...
2019-06-01 23:17

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
2019-07-09 00:51

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minim...
2019-07-03 05:17

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of a higher minimum wage....
2019-07-08 21:51

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

Julian Castro joins McDonald's minimum wage rally Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protections. (May 23)   ...
2019-05-23 21:51

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
2019-06-09 19:17

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

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

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on missing persons in conflict; and same-sex rights ...
2019-06-11 21:17

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ righ...
2019-06-05 21:00

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washington Post....
2019-07-12 10:17

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
2019-07-09 09:51

Could this be the worst cafe in the world? | Gene Marks New Zealand cafe has been dubbed the ‘F… Off Shop’ by the locals and the owner is called the ‘Wicked Witch of Springfield’We all know that Basil Fawlty ran the worst hotel in the world. But who’s got the worst cafe? Karyn Cullingford might be in the ...
2019-07-05 19:17

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

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to union...
2019-05-24 02:17

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. ...
2019-06-11 23:51

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have...
2019-06-02 12:51

Want to get drunk and play with rats? San Francisco has your bait | Gene Marks San Francisco’s Rat Bar lets drinkers hold, play and run around with clean, domesticated rats – clearly the owners know their demographicWhat could be more relaxing after a hard day’s work than sitting back with a few friends, sipping a cool cocktail...
2019-06-13 15:51

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most companies – particularly small businesses – are st...
2019-06-21 20:34

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz abou...
2019-05-21 14:39

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
2019-06-03 22:51

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
2019-07-05 16:51

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
2019-06-05 05:00

How small is a small business? The answer could cost you money | Gene Marks The federal government is changing the criteria for firms to be eligible for certain government contracts or loan guaranteesAre you a small business? That depends on whom you’re asking.Lots of people I know define a small business in lots of differen...
2019-07-02 11:51

Here's how prepared states across the US are for a disaster, from least to most prepared Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
2019-06-06 20:17

How to learn from inevitable AI failures Most artificial intelligence projects fail--that’s the bad news. The good news is learning from AI failure is exactly what your company should be doing right now....
2019-07-11 11:17

It Was Inevitable That Someone Would Build a Hayabusa-Powered Bond Bug I’ve had a thought floating around in my head for a while that, like the infinite monkey theorem, there should be a similar and corresponding infinite gearhead theorem. In case you’re not familiar, the infinite monkey theorem provides that a monkey h...
2019-05-26 09:17

AMA says 'No' to 'Medicare for All' while endorsing policies that would make it inevitable The American Medical Association, the nation's largest doctors group, narrowly voted to maintain its long-standing opposition to "Medicare for all" and other proposals for single-payer medicine....
2019-06-12 05:17

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this week, the United States came within on...
2019-06-22 14:34

CC Sabathia’s knee ‘barking’ as IL trip seems inevitable CC Sabathia’s knee pain just won’t go away. The big left-hander is likely in need of a trip to the injured list, manager Aaron Boone hinted after the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-5 on Wednesday night. Boone said Sabathia’s right knee,...
2019-05-23 08:34

Google getting out of the tablet game was inevitable (and smart) Yesterday afternoon, Google's hardware division made an unusually forthcoming announcement: The company will no longer build its own tablets. Instead, it will focus all of its efforts on laptops. Given that Google released the Pixel Slate (its f...
2019-06-21 23:34

Beloved peacock flies into lion’s den at zoo and inevitable happens A beloved peacock died at an upstate zoo this week when it flew over a fence into a lion’s den and got attacked, officials said Thursday. The white peacock named Merlin made its way into the lion enclosure Wednesday morning while roaming the gr...
2019-06-20 22:51

Fosse/Verdon reaches its inevitable but poignant conclusion All artists incorporate their own lives into their work in some fashion, but Bob Fosse’s All That Jazz was next level. Just think of the hubris of making a movie musical about your own heart attack. At this point in Fosse/Verdon, we’ve accepted that ...
2019-05-29 10:00

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
2019-06-06 06:51

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. The apparently imminent departure of Theresa May as ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Modi's main political rival formally quit. The move was 'inevitable' Rahul Gandhi, president of the Indian National Congress, formally stepped down just months after a resounding defeat in the 2019 parliamentary elections that saw Prime Minister Modi return to power....
2019-07-04 10:00

England errors were inevitable in Uefa Nations League semi-final loss, says Ryan Babel Ryan Babel says Netherlands were confident England would crack under the strain of the big occasion and gift them chances in their Nations League semi-final....
2019-06-07 15:17

'Jeopardy!' champion Ken Jennings says head-to-head with James Holzhauer is 'inevitable' Now that James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy!” winning-streak has come to an end just shy of Ken Jennings’ cash record, the 2004 champion says a head-to-head game between them is “inevitable.” ...
2019-06-07 16:17

How my mother prepared us to live without her One of the things that strikes me about snowplow parenting, the helpful term highlighted by the college admissions scandal, is that it assumes the parents will always be around to do the plowing....
2019-05-23 16:34

Drivers better prepared than ever say F1 bosses Drivers are fitter and more prepared than ever Formula One team bosses said on Friday, denying Lewis Hamilton's claims that F1 had become so easy physically that youngsters could step into the cockpit without doing any hard work....
2019-06-08 04:34

How Is The Budget Prepared? Here Are Five Things To Know The President's recommendation is required to be obtained for introduction and consideration of Budget in Lok Sabha. The budget is presented in Lok Sabha after President's recommendation....
2019-06-19 23:34

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities....
2019-06-19 19:00

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
2019-05-24 20:51

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
2019-06-19 03:34

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
2019-06-18 06:34

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday his country was ready to talk with Tehran "with no preconditions", but there was no indication if lifting sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme was on......
2019-06-02 18:34

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
2019-07-05 21:51

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift needs to be highlighted:...
2019-06-20 01:00

Johnson says he is prepared to increase public borrowing Favourite to be PM is challenged over how he would invest in services and cut taxesBoris Johnson has said he would be willing to increase public borrowing to pay for infrastructure projects as he was pressured over how a government he led could inves...
2019-06-30 19:34

| Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing....
2019-06-04 16:00

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico....
2019-06-04 18:00

Rep. Hurd says US isn’t prepared to combat altered videos WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn’t prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media. Texas Rep. Will Hurd’s comments come days a...
2019-05-26 21:17

Tokyo Olympic tickets: Be prepared to be disappointed TOKYO (AP) — Want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics? Prepare to be let down. Millions were disappointed Thursday when applicants in a ticket lottery — for Japan residents, only — began learning if they landed tickets. The answer is going t...
2019-06-20 05:17

Iran warns it is ‘prepared for war’ after shooting down US drone Hours after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down an American drone, the Foreign Ministry on Thursday expressed Tehran’s “strong objection” for what it said was a “violation of the country’s airspace” and issued a stern warning. Ministry spokesman Abb...
2019-06-20 14:34

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger....
2019-05-21 16:17

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
2019-07-13 01:17

Are financial advisors prepared for cyber attacks? As cyber threats abound, everyone from large financial firms to individual advisors need to make sure they have done everything they can to guard against a breach....
2019-05-21 19:51

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-18 11:17

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
2019-07-09 20:17

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
2019-06-18 12:17

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
2019-05-31 06:34

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after the US announced that a further 1,000 troops are to be sent to the Middle East amid rising tensions.The...
2019-06-18 18:51

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

Jason Roy ruled out for minimum of two England games with hamstring tear • James Vince to come in for Afghanistan and Sri Lanka games• Eoin Morgan could be replaced by Moeen Ali after back spasmEngland have confirmed Jason Roy will miss at least the next two games of the Cricket World Cup with a hamstring injury. Related:...
2019-06-17 12:34

G7 deal on minimum tax rates seen eluding ministers - French source France will use a G7 finance ministers' meeting it is hosting next week for a new push on minimum corporate taxation, although it is too early to agree on a specific rate, a finance ministry source said on Friday....
2019-07-12 20:00

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

Iran Says Scaling Back Nuclear Commitments A "Minimum" Measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from......
2019-06-19 17:00

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
2019-06-08 11:34

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
2019-05-21 21:00

Workers prepared to quit over badly-designed offices New research from Dell has revealed that UK businesses are putting productivity at risk with poor workplace design.Although common complaints like office temperature, noisy colleagues and unnecessary meetings took the top three spots in the company&a...
2019-07-04 06:51

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a g...
2019-06-30 15:17

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

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
2019-05-23 15:51

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safet...
2019-06-14 00:51

U.S. Prepared to Strike Iran Before Approval Was Abruptly Withdrawn (WASHINGTON) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go, a U.S. official said. The offici...
2019-06-21 11:34

Iran says it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level Iran said on Sunday it is fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount, in further defiance of U.S. efforts to squeeze the country with sanctions and force it to renegotiate a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.At a news confere...
2019-07-07 10:34

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
2019-05-26 03:51

Foxconn Prepared to Move Apple Production Out of China if Necessary Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology said it is ready to shift production for Apple out of China if necessary, as the electronics assembler tries to assuage investors’ concerns over the U.S.-China trade conflict....
2019-06-11 18:34

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press conference Thursday. Trump tweeted the video at about...
2019-05-24 08:34

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
2019-06-18 12:00

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
2019-07-10 11:17

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
2019-07-03 21:00

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
2019-06-19 07:00

Have mice really been cured of HIV using CRISPR gene editing? Some mice receiving a therapy that includes CRISPR gene editing appear to have been cured of HIV, but safety concerns must be overcome before human trials...
2019-07-02 18:17

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

For Anderson family, an early bet on SMA gene therapy When Malachi Anderson was diagnosed with a rare and often deadly disease called spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as an infant nearly four years ago, his parents Tina and Torence had a decision to make....
2019-05-25 01:51

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China that’s escalated over recent weeks. China supplies roughly 80 percent of all rare earth metals used by t...
2019-05-29 20:34

Firewalking and arrows: how Pochettino has prepared Tottenham | David Hytner Maurico Pochettino believes in power of the mind and Spurs have walked on hot coals and run with arrows to their throats before facing Liverpool in MadridMauricio Pochettino felt the tip of the arrow dig into his throat, in the groove below his Adam’...
2019-05-31 23:51

Nearing retirement? This checklist can help you make sure you’re financially prepared For anyone getting close to joining the ranks of retirees, there are some key aspects of your impending new status you need to review.       ...
2019-07-08 19:00

Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their opponents this timeHeartbreak. Four years ago that is what the Lionesses felt in Canada when they lost to...
2019-06-17 02:34

Stosur prepared for qualifying battles to stop rankings slide Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur says she is prepared to slog through qualifying draws to restore her ranking having slipped outside the world's top 100 for only the second time in 11 years....
2019-06-19 23:51

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
2019-06-18 08:34

Fed stands pat on rates, signals it's prepared to cut if trade war intensifies The Fed kept its key interest rate at 2.25% to 2.5% but signaled it was prepared to cut rates if the US trade war with China deepens       ...
2019-06-20 00:34

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
2019-06-08 07:34

Tech giant Lenovo says it's 'well-prepared' if the US slaps more tariffs on China President Donald Trump has threatened tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods — but Chinese PC-maker Lenovo is prepared to shift its production if that happens, says its CFO Wai Ming....
2019-05-24 07:00

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
2019-06-08 09:01

Trump prepared to talk to Iran but says always a chance of military action U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to talk to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but that there was always a chance of U.S. military action against the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-05 08:17

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
2019-07-04 00:34

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition, apart from that time when The Fourer left us Beh...
2019-06-18 23:17

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the I...
2019-06-22 15:51

Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look the part” in the workplace – after all, many bemoan ...
2019-06-08 20:34

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on Monday — with prosecutors releasing details about his alleged motives, including how he wanted ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
2019-06-14 13:00

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
2019-06-20 23:17

Iran's President Rouhani says scaling back nuclear commitments is a 'minimum' measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Re...
2019-06-19 11:17

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Crispr gene-editing will change the way Americans eat - here's what's coming The technology will be labeled and subject to stringent health and environment review in the EU, but not in the US, where produce could be radically changedSoon, soybeans will be bred to yield oil without dangerous trans fats. Lettuce will be grown t...
2019-05-30 09:00

FDA approves $2.1M gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a $2.125 million treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic illness known as muscle-wasting disease that kills many babies before they turn 2....
2019-05-25 01:17

Amy Schumer Shares Sweet New Photo of Baby Gene Ah, baby bliss! Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram page on Saturday the clearest photo of her and husband Chris Fischer's 7-week-old baby boy Gene Attell Fischer's face--no......
2019-06-29 23:17

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
2019-06-14 16:34

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective....
2019-06-07 11:34

Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism Using the genome-editing system CRISPR, researchers at MIT and in China have engineered macaque monkeys to express a gene mutation linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in humans. These monkeys show some behavioral traits and brain ...
2019-06-12 19:51

$2.1m Novartis gene therapy to become world's most expensive drug US approves the one-time treatment for deadly spinal muscular atrophy in infantsSwiss drugmaker Novartis has received US approval for its spinal muscular atrophy gene therapy Zolgensma – pricing the one-time treatment at a record $2.125m.The Food and...
2019-05-25 07:17

| Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime....
2019-06-07 06:34

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the same page....
2019-07-13 16:34

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renaul...
2019-06-08 11:34

Be prepared for the photorealistic cruddiness of Disney’s pointless Lion King remake The Lion King, Disney’s latest attempt to make a new hit from the blueprint of one of its old ones, begins the exact same way as the 1994 animated smash on which it’s based: with a blood-red sun peaking over the horizon of the African Serengeti, a si...
2019-07-11 21:34

Flagship Moto Z4 Force being prepared by Motorola, retail listing suggests Motorola hasn’t released a flagship smartphone since the summer of 2017, but rumor has it the company could be re-entering the segment later this year with the Moto Z4 Force, a device which has now been mentioned in an Amazon listing.Shortly after ne...
2019-05-28 12:51

How Naomi Watts Prepared to Play Gretchen Carlson in The Loudest Voice Naomi Watts took on quite the challenge playing Gretchen Carlson in Showtime's The Loudest Voice. Watts is on the cover of the new emmy magazine, and in a new interview, she talks......
2019-05-31 20:51

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global ambitions....
2019-05-22 00:00

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
2019-06-22 19:17

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversify...
2019-07-05 23:17

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their final pool match, local media has reported."...
2019-06-28 17:34

UK wage growth rises as unemployment sticks at 44-year low - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionLatest: UK jobs report beats forecastsBasic pay up 3.4% per yearEmployment up by 32,000, unemployment dropsJobless rate still just 3.8% 1.29pm B...
2019-06-11 14:51

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working for the ...
2019-06-23 01:17

Toddler's Parents Battle For Coverage Of $2.1 Million Gene Therapy When a $2.1 million gene therapy offering the chance of a cure for her daughter's rare disease won government approval in May, Lauren Sullivan was struck by a sense of "dangerous hope.''...
2019-07-11 04:17

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Res...
2019-06-04 10:17

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
2019-06-13 13:51

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland government workers paid the price for fruit fly eradicationQueensland government biosecurity workers wer...
2019-06-04 10:34

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Ch...
2019-06-13 03:51

Two molecules could give us finer control over CRISPR gene editing Molecules that act like off switches for CRISPR may one day be used as a drug to make gene editing therapies safer and less likely to cause unwanted mutations...
2019-05-21 17:51

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 mln to $5 mln range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
2019-05-23 00:51

CRISPR babies might live shorter lives due to their gene mutations The world's first CRISPR babies were given a mutation thought to cause resistance to HIV. But a new study suggests this mutation may also shorten lifespan...
2019-06-03 18:00

A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry People in a relationship tend to drink a similar amount, but it’s not clear why. Now it seems that a gene linked to alcohol use may shape our choice of partners...
2019-05-21 21:00

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
2019-07-09 13:34

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and po...
2019-06-07 03:00

Another team has used 'jumping genes' to upgrade CRISPR gene editing Two research teams have developed new kinds of CRISPR based on jumping genes. The techniques could make it much easier to insert pieces of DNA into genomes...
2019-06-12 22:17

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
2019-06-15 04:00

Just Approved Gene Therapy Drug Is World's Most Expensive At $2.1 Million The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the most expensive drug in the world, a $2.1 million, one-time gene therapy for treatment of a rare disease that afflicts infants....
2019-05-25 06:17

Acclaimed prep basketball coach Gene Pingatore dies at 83 WESTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Gene Pingatore, the winningest boys’ basketball coach in Illinois history who gained national attention when he appeared in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” has died. He was 83. Ronald Hoover, principal a...
2019-06-28 02:51

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the U...
2019-05-29 21:34

Immigration official: ICE prepared to deport 1 million immigrants with pending removal orders The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said immigration authorities are prepared to carry out deportations of about 1 million people....
2019-07-08 00:51

Powell signals Fed prepared to cut rates this month despite improved jobs, trade backdrop The Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled to Congress that central bank officials are prepared to cut interest rates in late July.       ...
2019-07-11 06:00

Iran prepared to enrich uranium beyond limits set by nuclear accord, senior official says Iran says its actions do not violate the deal, which calls on the United States to refrain from reimposing sanctions and allows Tehran to cease performing its commitments if it believes any signatories are failing to uphold the deal....
2019-07-06 17:34

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the semi...
2019-05-29 08:34

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24....
2019-07-13 10:34

New Book Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller Prepared an Obstruction Indictment on Trump Author Michael Wolff, who was not the band leader on The Arsenio Hall Show, is back with another explosive book about the Trump dynasty that reportedly claims special counsel Robert Muller drafted an obstruction of justice indictment against Russian ...
2019-05-29 10:51

Rudy Giuliani: If Biden wasn't prepared for Harris, will he be ready for Kim Jong Un, Putin or China? Former Vice President Joe Biden should have been prepared for Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., to criticize his comments about working with segregationist former senators, according to Rudy Giuliani....
2019-07-09 09:17

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
2019-05-21 18:51

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained – video Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ line. ...
2019-05-21 14:51

March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient The Denisovan story keeps evolving. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
2019-07-11 20:17

Gene-edited monkeys ‘easier to make than ever as rogue labs SPREADING' MUTANT human babies and monkeys are easier to make than ever, thanks to new technology meaning even small, private labs can edit DNA, experts have warned....
2019-06-30 22:00

New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA The following press release was issued yesterday by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team led by researchers from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has characterized and engineered a n...
2019-06-12 19:51

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
2019-06-15 02:17

NASA legend Gene Kranz revisits iconic astronaut missions HOUSTON — Gone is the haze of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoke. Gone are the coffee, soda and pizza stains. With only a few exceptions, NASA’s Apollo-era Mission Control has been restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men landed on ...
2019-07-05 05:17

Gene mutation meant to protect from HIV 'raises risk of early death' China accuses gene-edit scientist of chasing fame as US research links mutation to shorter life expectancyA genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist tried to create in twin girls born last year, in the hope of protecting them against HIV, has been f...
2019-06-03 19:17

BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
2019-05-29 06:51

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting...
2019-06-05 20:17

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
2019-06-03 17:17

Businesses 'want quantum computing now' Quantum computing is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand technologies for businesses looking to take a step into the future, new research has found.A study from Fujitsu found that 70 percent of businesses are looking to quantum computing to he...
2019-05-22 20:00

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
2019-06-06 21:51

Why managed web hosting is better for businesses For a busy business owner, your website is critical. Often, it’s the first interaction that most people have with your business. If you’re a digital operation, it’s often the only interaction that someone will have with you. So, ...
2019-07-08 22:17

How has GDPR actually affected businesses? The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is now a year old, and has resulted in financial repercussions and changes to how businesses handle data....
2019-05-21 14:32

Jermell Charlo marks time While Rigondeaux aims to show he hasn’t already run out of it on the Jermell Charlo undercard, writes Elliot Worsell The post Jermell Charlo marks time appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-18 18:51

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority women face in the workforce....
2019-07-05 22:00

Ken Jennings is ready to face off against 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer: It's 'inevitable' If you ask Ken Jennings, a throw-down with James Holzhauer is not in jeopardy. Jennings also shared what advice he's given to the dethroned champ.        ...
2019-06-06 18:34

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
2019-06-28 05:34

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene therapy for a rare muscle-wasting disorder from Pfizer Inc ....
2019-06-28 21:17

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live births....
2019-05-24 21:17

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
2019-05-25 01:51

Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world's first "gene-edited" babies in an attempt to protect them from HIV may also have put them at risk with a "foolish" choice of gene, experts said on Monday....
2019-06-03 19:51

UPDATE 3-BioMarin says data shows hemophilia gene therapy effects could wane BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc said on Tuesday early trial data for its gene therapy for hemophilia A suggested the one-time infusion's effect on some patients' bleeding disorders would last eight years....
2019-05-29 01:34

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
2019-05-25 03:01

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
2019-05-21 18:51

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to comp...
2019-07-11 09:51

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

Many businesses 'still not achieving benefits of cloud' Despite the rise in cloud adoption, two-thirds of large enterprises have yet to realize the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys according to new research from Accenture.The company surveyed 200 IT professionals from large businesses aroun...
2019-06-07 00:17

Small Businesses Aren't Rushing Into AI Artificial intelligence over the past decade has shifted from research theories to actual practices in corporate offices. But it isn’t within the reach of many smaller companies, yet....
2019-06-09 16:51

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed fr...
2019-06-13 06:17

The top barriers businesses face in adopting AI A lack of skilled talent is the biggest obstacle for organizations looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a SnapLogic report....
2019-05-22 23:00

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
2019-05-29 15:34

World marks 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances Veterans' descendants spoke about family members who fought on the beach and laid red roses at the feet of a statue of an infantryman clutching a rifle and hauling a fallen comrade....
2019-06-06 14:17

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, stretch your legs and give your backside a rest. T...
2019-05-22 20:51

China Have One Star Attacker And A Whole Lot Of Question Marks When you think of the most famous image in Women’s World Cup history, you don’t often remember the opponent. Brandi Chastain’s celebration after slotting home the winning penalty in the 1999 tournament has inspired the spillage of plenty of digital i...
2019-06-06 12:17

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday....
2019-06-13 00:17

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure from recent years, when players such as Odell Beck...
2019-06-12 11:51

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday...
2019-06-13 01:17

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
2019-06-06 02:17

Jony Ive's departure marks the end of the hardware era at Apple With Ive's exit, Apple no longer has someone obsessed with physical and manufactured on its executive team that reports to Cook, and that shift will eventually start to show in the products that Apple releases....
2019-06-28 14:51

Bend it like Modi: Indian PM marks Yoga Day Indian P.M. Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people for International Yoga Day in India's eastern state of Jharkhand.        ...
2019-06-21 17:00

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avenger...
2019-05-21 18:51

Venezuela marks independence day with military parade President Maduro said he would seek peace with the opposition, one day after a UN report accused the military of extrajudicial killings. Opposition leader Juan Guaido called for an end to Maduro's "dictatorship."...
2019-07-06 00:17

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but NASA really pulled out all the stops by reviving t...
2019-07-02 00:00

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
2019-05-23 01:34

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
2019-06-19 04:00

Here's why tariffs are extra bad for smaller businesses Large companies can adjust to looming tariffs on goods imported from China better than smaller companies.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
2019-06-17 16:34

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
2019-06-17 19:17

American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us Trump's latest tariff increase — and Beijing's counterpunch — are hitting U.S. companies in China, according to a survey of American firms in Asia's largest economy....
2019-05-22 06:34

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON- Since Ina Road and the I-10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. &...
2019-06-18 05:00

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The ri...
2019-07-06 04:34

Abortion restrictions hurt businesses, 180 CEOs say From Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg, the executives wrote that restrictions on abortion access threatens the economic stability of their employees and customers....
2019-06-10 19:51

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)     ...
2019-06-03 23:34

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
2019-06-20 21:51

Czech PM says EU report on businesses an 'attack' on country Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says a confidential European Union report that established his former business empire poses a conflict of interest is an attack on his country....
2019-06-04 17:51

Churches, Businesses To Buy Supplies For Ky. School District MARION, Ky. (AP) — Parents in one western Kentucky school district won’t have to worry about purchasing school supplies for students in the fall. News outlets report churches and businesses are teaming up to supply everything students attending...
2019-06-13 12:34

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
2019-06-27 18:51

The 7 best credit cards for small businesses and entrepreneurs Starting a company? Whether it's a small business or a venture-backed startup, these credit cards can help your enterprise's bottom line.        ...
2019-05-24 00:34

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so t...
2019-06-07 23:51

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
2019-05-22 16:34

Donald Trump marks D-Day anniversary before trip to Ireland President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and the leaders of other allied nations at Britain's Portsmouth Naval Base on Wednesday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-06 02:34

Prince Philip marks 98th birthday in private LONDON (AP) — Senior royals are congratulating Prince Philip as the husband of Queen Elizabeth II celebrates his 98th birthday in private. In a tweet Monday, the royal family wished Philip “a very happy” birthday. The British Army plans t...
2019-06-10 15:17

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s fa...
2019-06-01 11:01

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
2019-05-23 23:17

All in for riches: World Series of Poker marks 50th run Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer and having considerable bragging rights. They all want to win at the World Series of Poker. The tournament is m...
2019-06-28 11:17

Versailles marks 100 years since treaty ending World War I PARIS (AP) — The chateau of Versailles is commemorating 100 years since the treaty that formally ended World War I — and helped lay the seeds for World War II. The daylong event Friday is also celebrating French and American cooperation in the war, w...
2019-06-28 11:17

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

UK monarch marks official birthday with pomp and parade LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the annual Trooping the Color parade, a traditional display of British pageantry. About 1,400 soldiers in ceremonial scarlet coats and bearskin hats march past the queen in a cere...
2019-06-08 14:17

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday – the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 and now surpasses the previous record expansion set between M...
2019-07-01 19:17

New Audi A6 Allroad marks 20 years of rugged models Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the A6 Allroad quattro,...
2019-06-05 21:17

97-year-old army vet marks D-Day anniversary with parachute jump It was a jump for the ages. US Army veteran Tom Rice got to recreate his D-Day parachute jump on Wednesday — at the grand old age of 97. The San Diego veteran carried the Stars and stripes as he leaped from a C-47 transport plane over Normandy along ...
2019-06-05 23:17

Belarus strongman Lukashenko marks 25 years in power For 25 years, Belarus has been ruled by autocrat Alexander Lukashenko. The man once deemed "Europe's last dictator" has softened on the West somewhat, but his biggest political challenge may still lie ahead....
2019-07-10 13:00

New York marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall uprising NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In 1969, a police raid on a gay bar in Manhattan led to a riot and days of demonstrations that morphed into a sustained LGTB liberation movement. The streets out...
2019-06-28 17:34

'Pain free' Murray marks return with doubles win Britain's Andy Murray made a successful return to action after six months out following hip surgery as he partnered Feliciano Lopez to a first-round doubles win at the Queen's Club championships on Thursday....
2019-06-21 00:34

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2019-06-10 17:51

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the six patients in the trial experienced side effects that landed them in the hospital....
2019-06-28 17:51

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit...
2019-05-21 21:00

DV8 Kitchen Helps Businesses Share Gift Of Second Chance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s DV8 Kitchen has been profiled by the New York Times and NBC News for the life-changing opportunities they create for their employees. Now, they’re passing on their tips for success to other busin...
2019-06-11 20:34

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
2019-05-28 12:51

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
2019-06-22 08:00

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:34

Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face ri...
2019-05-21 15:51

Vodafone switches on 5G network in the UK, introduces new plans for businesses Next-generation mobile connectivity is now available in seven UK cities, with 12 more to follow later in the year. ZDNet asks Vodafone's CTO whether the Huawei question will affect the company's future plans....
2019-07-03 19:17

New York City marks 50th anniversary of Stonewall riots Fifty years later, the Stonewall uprising is still recognized throughout the month of June and this year the LGBT communities and their allies are hitting the streets again....
2019-06-28 14:34

Opinion: NASCAR marks end of an era with last July 4th weekend race at Daytona For 61 years, NASCAR has celebrated Independence Day at Daytona International Speedway, but Saturday's night's Coke Zero 400 marks the end of an era.       ...
2019-07-04 03:51

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: The moon is set to treat Earthlings with a partial lunar eclipse on the 50th anniversary of the day when mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it. A partial lunar......
2019-07-15 19:17

Andy Murray marks Queen's comeback with doubles title "Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez have won the doubles title at Queen\u0027s Club in the Brit\u0027s first tournament since having hip surgery after the Australian Open."...
2019-06-23 20:51

Thai soccer team marks cave ordeal anniversary with run MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach have marked the anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks with a commemorative marathon in northern Thailand. Around 4,000 took ...
2019-06-23 10:34

New York’s High Line park marks 10 years of transformation NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of New York’s High Line park turned a disused rail line into an urban oasis, art showcase and tourism magnet that welcomes 8 million visitors a year. The park is now marking two milestones. Its final section opened ...
2019-06-09 16:51

Hong Kong marks handover to China with ceremony and protests The Hong Kong government has marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China, as police faced off with protesters outside the venue...
2019-07-01 03:51

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
2019-06-11 19:17

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks handover to China HONG KONG — A small group of protesters smashed out the bottom of a floor-to-ceiling window at Hong Kong’s legislature Monday as a crowd of thousands marched through the city demanding democracy on the 22nd anniversary of the former British col...
2019-07-01 14:00

Hong Kong marks anniversary of Chinese rule with protests Protesters tried to smash into Hong Kong's legislature ahead of a pro-democracy rally that is expected to draw hundreds of thousands. Tensions are running high over a controversial bill to allow extraditions to China....
2019-07-01 11:00

Pomp, parade marks Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday Queen Elizabeth II is marking her official birthday with the Trooping the Color parade, a grand occasion and demonstration of Britain’s ability to deploy pomp and circumstance of the highest order...
2019-06-08 15:34

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in front of Taipei’s famous Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall...
2019-06-01 23:34

Nepal marks 1st Everest summit amid debate over permits KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous...
2019-05-29 11:00

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Israel marks 1967 war win JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say security forces have clashed with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinians hurled stones and chairs at forces Sunday, an Israeli holiday c...
2019-06-02 13:34

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's bloody crackdown on the pro-democracy movement....
2019-05-21 18:01

Cboe Marks Third Anniversary of Target Outcome Investment Benchmarks McLean, Virginia -- April 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) and Cboe Vest Financial, an investment manager that focuses on targeted investment strategies, recently celebrated the third anniversary of the launch of Cboe’s Target Outcome benc...
2019-05-21 15:51

Google Marks The Start Of World Cup 2019 With A Colourful Doodle Hosts and favourites England, bidding to win the trophy for the first time, will open the 46-day tournament when they face South Africa at The Oval in south London on May 30....
2019-05-30 19:00

This Week's Game-Changing Walking Dead Comic Marks the End of an Era The Walking Dead has been around for so long at this point—on screen and on comic book shelves—that you can almost count on one hand the remaining elements of the series that were there from the very beginning and are still enduring what came after t...
2019-06-06 04:34

One week with the Valve Index: A VR game-changer with a few question marks The Valve Index and its incredibly reflective front plastic plate in my Seattle apartment. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] My introduction to the ...
2019-05-28 21:17

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding o...
2019-05-30 00:17

South Korean businesses growingly adopt unmanned services SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Robots are coming to South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture, where crowds of lunchtime customers queuing at cafes are a daily sight. Cafes are among many businesses that could be transformed by automated services in this...
2019-06-06 06:34

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
2019-07-09 02:51

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by...
2019-07-10 01:51

American businesses ignoring the effects of data hacks: studies Many American business big shots are clueless. They don’t understand how customers and employees now view data breaches. That is the conclusion reached by several studies, including one from Shred-it, an information security company. American busines...
2019-07-07 07:51

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
2019-07-05 19:00

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
2019-06-14 11:51

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
2019-06-14 01:51

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
2019-06-28 17:34

Job creation slowed again in June as small businesses shed 23,000 jobs Job growth failed to live up to expectations in June with private companies adding 102,000 new positions -- 33,000 short of projections, ADP and Moody's Analytics said....
2019-07-03 20:01

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Are Alarmed, Too A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
2019-06-12 13:00

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
2019-07-03 01:34

Trump trashes Cuomo, Letitia James for probing his businesses President Trump on Monday ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s current and former attorneys general — complaining that they were investigating his businesses only “to make me look as bad as possible.” “It is very hard and expensive to live in New ...
2019-07-02 04:34

Trump says New York legal ‘harassment’ forcing businesses to flee, NRA may be next President Trump ramped up his criticism Tuesday of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing him and state Attorney General Letitia James of harassing businesses including his own and saying high taxes and lawsuits are forcing many to fle...
2019-07-02 15:51

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.       ...
2019-06-14 20:17

Businesses must promote diversity – not just because it's good for the bottom line | Tim Ryan Too many of America’s workplaces are not representative of our communities. In a divided country, we have a duty to advance diversity and inclusionWe’re living in a country of growing division and tension, and it’s having an impact at work. But it’s ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
2019-05-21 14:39

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
2019-05-21 14:39

Putting small businesses in the driving Seat with Making Tax Digital Last Friday marked the first major test of Making Tax Digital (MTD) since it came into force on 1 April, mandating all VAT registered businesses with a turnover over £85,000 to keep digital transaction records and submit their VAT returns via sp...
2019-06-17 11:51

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
2019-06-18 23:34

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
2019-06-03 23:51

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why they fail can be related to external factors like a lack of talent necessary to properly deploy syste...
2019-07-12 23:00

Deutsche Bank to shrink or shut U.S. equity and trading businesses - FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations, including the creation of a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
2019-06-17 01:51

US Work Visa Caps To Squeeze Businesses, Jobs: Nasscom  The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to access skilled workforce, industry lobby group......
2019-06-20 14:51

Best business laptops 2019: notebooks for small businesses and enterprise The best business laptops on this page all combine the latest hardware with productivity features – while also offering slimline designs and long battery lives.The best business laptops need those long battery lives to keep you productive whil...
2019-07-11 05:00

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
2019-06-20 15:00

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
2019-05-21 16:34

Texas event marks birthdays of George HW Bush, wife Barbara COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara. Members of the Bush family gathered Saturday to lay ...
2019-06-15 21:51

World marks 30 years since Tiananmen massacre as China censors all mention As commemorations for the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre take place worldwide Tuesday, any coverage or discussion of the event will be tightly censored in China....
2019-06-04 03:17

Protests escalate as Hong Kong marks anniversary of handover to China Combative protesters and marchers oppose a government attempt to change extradition laws to allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial.        ...
2019-07-01 15:34

UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues Britain's parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its "Big Ben" bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occasion as the famous clock-tower is half way......
2019-07-11 02:00

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
2019-05-21 14:51

D-Day 75 years on: Pegasus Bridge ceremony marks first key battle of D-Day three-quarters of a century later Serving soldiers have paid tribute to the heroic efforts of their Second World War brothers in arms at a ceremony marking the first key battle of D-Day....
2019-06-06 04:34

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the milestone in Amethi, the parliamentary seat that......
2019-07-10 10:17

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie' Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien."...
2019-05-24 06:00

Skoda Launches New iV Sub-Brand; Marks Entry Into The World Of Electric Vehicles The first two allelectric vehicles based on Volkswagen Groups MEB modular electric car platform will be introduced in 2020, one of which will be a production version of the VISION iV SUV coup study....
2019-05-24 08:51

Oradour-sur-Glane marks worst Nazi massacre of civilians in France On a June afternoon, 75 years ago, the inhabitants of the village near Limoges, France were rounded up, shot and killed by Nazi soldiers. The village has been left untouched to bear witness to the crimes....
2019-06-10 13:00

Montreal marks 50th anniversary of John Lennon, Yoko Ono bed-in for peace A half-century later, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel is celebrating their storied pacifist pitch to the world with an art exhibition and tours of the suite they occupied....
2019-05-26 02:00

Zawe Ashton: ‘It’s not a wedding dress – but it marks my biggest, riskiest commitment’ The actor and author on how the sophisticated, subverted trouser suit she wore to her book launch made her feel like the experimental indie artist she isThis outfit sticks in my mind because I wore it for the launch of my first book. It seemed to vib...
2019-06-11 20:17

Low online prices are great for shoppers. But they're killing small businesses Online competition and low cut-rate prices can force owners to keep absorbing their rising costs rather than pass along the increases to customers.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

Eagle Materials says board approves plan to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board has approved a plan to separate its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly traded companies, bowing to pressure from New York-based hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management....
2019-05-30 15:51

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering 3 days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
2019-05-24 11:01

Sketchy businesses are hijacking legitimate Google Maps listings to fool you A sketchy practice is becoming more commonplace on Google Maps involving companies hijacking legitimate business listings in order to make you think that you’re contacting the actual business. The Wall Street Journal brought this practice to li...
2019-06-21 01:34

UPDATE 1-Eagle Materials bows to pressure to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board had approved a plan to spin off its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly traded entities, bowing to pressure from hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management....
2019-05-30 17:00

Fiat Chrysler and Renault talk of linking businesses is heating up, report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault are in talks that could result in a tie-up of their operations, the Wall Street Journal reports        ...
2019-05-26 23:34

Logitech's gaming and video conferencing businesses have 'billion-dollar potential,' says CEO Logitech's gaming arm achieved $648 million in net sales in the 2019 fiscal year, and its video collaboration market hit $260 million, according to the firm's latest financial report....
2019-07-10 12:00

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
2019-06-28 03:51

These businesses offer ongoing military discounts for veterans and active duty While Veterans Day and holidays like July 4th are big days for military discounts, some major chains have ongoing savings for vets and active-duty.       ...
2019-07-04 02:00

Halwa Ceremony Marks Printing Of Budget Papers, Finance Ministry Lockdown Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presided over a "Halwa Ceremony" at the ministry's office in New Delhi on Saturday. The tradition marks the beginning of the printing of documents for the union......
2019-06-22 16:51

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
2019-05-23 22:51

Orlando marks 3rd anniversary of Pulse nightclub massacre with sombre memorial gatherings Three years after a gunman massacred 49 people and wounded many others at a gay nightclub in central Florida, the anniversary was being observed Wednesday with somber memorial gatherings and proclamations....
2019-06-13 05:00

Nets’ Sean Marks turning focus to picks after completing pre-NBA draft deals Let’s be real: Right now the Nets’ narrative is all about free agency. The chase for Kevin Durant. The Kyrie Irving-D’Angelo Russell debate that’s sparking a civil war among the fan base. It’s easy to see why some might view Thursday’s NBA Draft as a...
2019-06-20 05:34

Thailand’s Wild Boars Soccer Team Marks One Year Since Going Missing in a Cave (MAE SAI, Thailand) — When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were going to forever change. Rising floodwater quickly trapped the youngs...
2019-06-24 07:51

Murray marks competitive return with doubles victory at Queen’s alongside Lopez "Andy Murray marked his return to competitive tennis with a doubles victory over Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah alongside Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s."...
2019-06-20 23:51

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 21:34

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trum...
2019-06-22 14:17

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses -survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
2019-07-11 03:17

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
2019-06-07 08:34

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
2019-07-12 14:00

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
2019-07-11 05:17

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
2019-06-06 20:17

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08 09:51

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
2019-05-21 18:00

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week whe...
2019-06-12 09:51

Instant View: U.S. job growth surges, but wage growth remains tepid U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
2019-07-05 17:51

Daniel James joining Man Utd marks dramatic shift in transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The imminent signing of Daniel James marks a shift in Manchester United's transfer strategy - and has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fingerprints all over it....
2019-06-06 17:51

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, amid increased grumbling from Republicans that Democrats are running roughshod over t...
2019-06-05 14:17

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids....
2019-05-24 15:34

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-22 00:17

Watch live: Donald Trump to give remarks on health coverage for small businesses President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak at the White House Friday afternoon on efforts to expand healthcare coverage options for small businesses and their workers....
2019-06-14 22:51

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
2019-05-23 01:34

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
2019-06-15 03:00

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston's 'Murder Mystery' marks Netflix's biggest opening weekend ever “Murder Mystery,” the latest Adam Sandler film to debut on Netflix, broke viewing records on the streaming service, the company revealed Tuesday. The film, which is co-headlined by Jennifer Aniston, was seen by close to 30.9 million households in its...
2019-06-19 17:17

Andy Murray marks return to competitive tennis with doubles victory at Queen's Club Andy Murray's eagerly-awaited return to competitive tennis began successfully as the Scot partnered Feliciano Lopez to victory at Queen's Club in a late Thursday evening clash....
2019-06-20 23:17

U.S. job growth surges, but wage growth remains tepid U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month....
2019-07-05 14:51

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

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In ...
2019-05-31 05:34

Amy Schumer vows to wear 'hospital underwear for life' following the birth of son Gene Amy Schumer shared pictures of her comfy post-pregnancy attire while spending a day with son Gene, her first child with husband Chris Fischer.        ...
2019-06-10 04:17

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
2019-05-21 14:39

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a deal on October 31....
2019-06-02 20:51

Happy Summer 2019: Google Doodle Marks Summer Solstice - The Longest Day Google today dedicated its doodle to mark the start of summer and also the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The day referred to as the Summer Solstice receives the most hours of......
2019-06-21 05:17

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks t...
2019-05-23 13:00

Exit of Deutsche Bank's investment bank chief marks end of era The head of Deutsche Bank's investment bank agreed to step down on Friday in a sign of the division's waning influence as Germany's largest lender prepares a multi-billion dollar restructuring aimed at reversing a decline in its fortunes....
2019-07-05 17:51

Trump: Dow could be 10,000 points higher if not for the Fed President Trump again wagged his finger at the Federal Reserve Sunday, telling reporters that the Dow could be “5,000 to 10,000 points higher” if those at the central bank knew what they were doing. “If the Fed knew what it was doing, they would lowe...
2019-07-08 01:51

Wall St. ends higher U.S. stocks closed modestly higher on Tuesday, led by gains in utilities and real estate, while enthusiasm over the U.S.-China trade truce faded as the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods....
2019-07-02 22:34

Businesses will have to accept 'short-term pain' for 'long-term gain' on Mexico tariff, Rep. Andy Biggs says President Trump's threatened tariff on Mexico would initially hurt businesses but eventually help the country in the long-term, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said on Saturday while appearing on "America's News Headquarters."...
2019-06-02 00:00

Rupee Edges Higher Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened almost flat at 69.70 against the dollar and moved 5 paise higher to 69.67 in early trade....
2019-05-22 08:34

See the Chart from the Day the Dow Industrials Turned Higher Subscribers to our monthly and 3x per week services were ready for the Dow's June rally. Yet check out this chart from our intraday service, which forecast the turn on the day it happened....
2019-06-27 19:51

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.20 Against US Dollar Steadiness in the dollar overseas along with a recovery in the domestic equity markets supported the rupee, according to analysts. However, gains of more than 1 per cent in global oil prices limited......
2019-06-07 13:34

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
2019-06-13 02:00

Futures power higher on Fed effect U.S. stock index futures jumped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it was ready to cut interest rates as soon as next month to counter growing risks to global and domestic growth....
2019-06-20 15:00

Rupee Moves Higher To 68.32 Against Dollar Rupee strengthened in tandem with other emerging market currencies after Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a rate cut later this month, forex traders were cited as saying......
2019-07-11 12:51

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
2019-05-21 15:51

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.39 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar today: Weakening of the dollar overseas along with strength in the domestic equity markets supported the currency. However, a rise in global oil prices kept the upside in the rupee in......
2019-06-10 08:17

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
2019-06-14 18:34

Rupee Closes Higher At 69.26 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know Rupee rose for second day in a row against the US dollar on hopes of rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India. The home unit climbed 44 paise or 0.6 per cent to end at 69.26 against the greenback, news......
2019-06-03 15:51

New Zealand Teachers Have Gone on a ‘Mega-Strike’ for Higher Pay More than 50,000 teachers across New Zealand took to the streets on strike Wednesday to demand pay rises and better working conditions following fruitless negotiations with the government, the Guardian reports. The “mega-strike” is the la...
2019-05-29 07:00

Markets Right Now: Stocks slightly higher around midday NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Investors appear to have turned cautious Tuesday after stocks opened with solid gains. Around midday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 25 points, or ...
2019-05-28 18:34

US STOCKS-Futures power higher on Fed effect U.S. stock index futures jumped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it was ready to cut interest rates as soon as next month to counter growing risks to global and domestic growth....
2019-06-20 15:00

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

Energy Stocks Push U.S. Benchmarks Higher Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
2019-06-13 19:51

Readerlink works towards higher bid for Barnes & Noble - WSJ Book distribution company Readerlink LLC is working towards making a bid for Barnes & Nobles Inc that would top hedge fund Elliott Management Corp's agreed price to buy the U.S bookseller, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles...
2019-06-11 02:17

US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher after selloff Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Thursday, taking a breather from a trade tension-driven selloff that has knocked more than 5% off the value of major stock indexes since the start of May....
2019-05-30 15:51

U.S. stocks open higher on Huawei reprieve U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, with the Dow rising more than 100 points, as technology stocks rebounded after Washington temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei....
2019-05-21 16:00

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

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

Iran will enrich uranium at higher levels Iran will begin enriching uranium at a higher level than what is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal within days, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday....
2019-07-04 12:34

Faith in the Fed nudges Wall Street higher Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
2019-06-18 01:17

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St ends higher U.S. stocks closed modestly higher on Tuesday, led by gains in utilities and real estate, while enthusiasm over the U.S.-China trade truce faded as the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods....
2019-07-03 01:17

Revenue from pot could grow higher than that of the NFL by 2020: Report As the budding marijuana industry continues to flourish, total revenue generated from it could surpass that of the NFL by 2020 and America’s total spending on gym memberships by 2023....
2019-06-12 05:17

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
2019-06-12 22:34

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

U.S. Stocks Set to Open Higher on Huawei Ban Delay U.S. stocks were poised to open higher after the Trump administration said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies....
2019-05-21 14:39

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the q...
2019-05-24 03:17

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
2019-05-27 12:34

CANADA STOCKS-Higher oil prices push TSX futures up Futures for Canada's main stock index ticked higher on Friday on the back of rising oil prices, as Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other oil producers edged closer to extending a supply-cutting agreement....
2019-06-07 13:51

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and Iran....
2019-06-24 08:51

Delta Air quarterly profit surges 39% on higher fares Delta Air Lines Inc reported a 39.3% rise in quarterly profit on Thursday, as the second-largest U.S. carrier benefited from higher fares and flying fuller planes....
2019-07-11 14:00

Futures higher after rally on Powell's dovish remarks U.S. stock futures advanced on Thursday, a day after Wall Street's main indexes touched new highs after dovish comments from Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell cemented the case for an interest rate cut this month....
2019-07-11 14:34

Smart meter delays could mean higher bills for millions Four million homes on prepay gas and electricity meters could see higher bills due to delays in the rollout of smart meters, says the competition watchdog....
2019-06-07 14:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on energy boost Gains in the energy sector pushed Canada's main stock index higher on Thursday after crude prices jumped more than 4% following a suspected tanker attack near Iran....
2019-06-13 16:51

Do ‘night owls’ have a higher risk of breast cancer? There are a few known risk factors associated with breast cancer, including alcohol consumption and obesity. Now, say researchers, we may need to add being a “night owl” to that list. The new study, published this week in the BMJ, finds t...
2019-06-28 02:51

UPDATE 1-Readerlink works towards higher bid for Barnes & Noble - WSJ Book distribution company Readerlink LLC is working towards making a bid for Barnes & Nobles Inc that would top hedge fund Elliott Management Corp's agreed price to buy the U.S bookseller, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles...
2019-06-11 02:17

Stocks edge higher as trade enthusiasm wanes U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Tuesday after holding near the unchanged mark for much of the session as enthusiasm over the U.S.-China trade truce faded after the United States threatened tariffs on additional European goods....
2019-07-03 08:00

Dow futures higher as Wall Street's rally looks set to continue U.S. stock index futures were higher Thursday morning as Wall Street's rally on hopes of an imminent rate cut from the Federal Reserve looked set to continue....
2019-06-06 10:34

After tax hike, gas in California is now a dollar higher than the national average California's average gas price per gallon bumped up to a nation high of $3.755 per gallon when a new 5.6 cent gas tax increase went into effect July 1....
2019-07-01 22:51

Technology stocks lead Wall Street higher Wall Street's main indexes rose on Tuesday, led by technology stocks, on the back of easing trade tensions with Mexico and signs of more fiscal stimulus in China....
2019-06-11 16:34

“Aussie PayPal” Explodes Higher: These Were the Warning Signs The guidelines that are laid out in the Wall Street classic book, Elliott Wave Principle, are there for a reason: They work. Of course, no forecasting method is perfect, but see how applying the Elliott wave model helped one of our global analysts sp...
2019-05-21 14:32

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
2019-05-22 06:17

Top official says Iran ready for higher uranium enrichment A top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to begin enriching uranium beyond the level set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
2019-07-06 07:34

Whitney Houston has a new song out: Listen to ‘Higher Love’ Whitney Houston’s new jam is about to soundtrack your weekend. Yes, more than seven years after her death, pop music’s iconic “Voice” has a new single dropping Friday. Houston recorded a live rendition of Steve Winwood’s...
2019-06-28 21:17

Readerlink Works Toward Higher Offer for Barnes & Noble Book distributor Readerlink is working toward making a bid for Barnes & Noble that would top the price hedge fund Elliott Management agreed to pay for the book retailer....
2019-06-11 03:17

After a Strong First Half, Stocks Tend to Stay Higher After U.S. stocks notched the strongest first half of a year since 1998, history suggests they are likely to finish off 2019 higher than they started....
2019-07-08 15:34

Sensex Slumps 793 Points On Higher Tax For Foreign Investors The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes posted their worst single-day fall of 2019 as investor sentiment was spooked by the Budget proposals. The Finance Bill which was tabled in the parliament by......
2019-07-08 16:00

Copa America organizers say attendances higher than in 2015 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South America’s soccer governing body CONMEBOL says the average attendance at Copa America games in Brazil is 15% higher than four years ago in Chile. CONMEBOL was reacting to concern over the number of empty seats at game...
2019-06-21 01:17

Banking gains prod European shares higher Deutsche Bank and HSBC-led gains in banking stocks pushed European stock markets marginally higher on Monday, while a fall in airline shares after a profit warning from Germany's Lufthansa kept gains in check....
2019-06-17 10:51

Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
2019-06-04 00:17

Wall St. opens slightly higher; Fed meet eyed U.S. stocks eked out gains at the open on Monday, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 16:34

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes climbed higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a crucial Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
2019-06-17 19:17

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
2019-06-15 21:00

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street following two days of losses. Technology companies and banks helped pull the market higher early Thu...
2019-05-30 16:01

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens higher on dovish Fed signals Canada's main stock index opens higher on Thursday, as the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a likely interest rate cut to counter growing risks to global and domestic growth....
2019-06-20 17:17

CANADA STOCKS-Material shares help TSX open higher Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, as precious metal miners were lifted by gold prices nearing 14-month highs ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day monetary policy meeting....
2019-06-18 16:17

How Deadwood found a higher power in a godless territory “St. Paul tells us from one spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jew or Gentile, bond or free, and have all been made to drink into one spirit. For the body is not one member but many. He tells us: ‘The eye cannot say unto the hand...
2019-05-29 22:00

Having too many sugary drinks linked to higher cancer risk Sugary drinks aren’t just bad for your waistline — they may also lead to an increase risk of cancer, a new study has found. Researchers in France found that downing a small glass of 100 percent fruit juice or soda — about 3.3 ounces worth...
2019-07-11 20:34

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions U.S. oil prices rose to their highest level in nearly three weeks Monday on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers, including Saudi Arabia, signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
2019-05-21 14:39

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exploitation and rigidity, many foreigners still dream of Arabia....
2019-06-18 13:34

Don't be a trade war casualty: Here's 9 ways small businesses can survive Trump's tariffs Make no mistake: We're in a trade war and someone's going to pay. Stock up, lock in rates and hunker down until the battles are over.        ...
2019-06-05 14:17

Here's why oil prices haven't shot higher amid international turmoil Oil has been a little confusing to investors lately because there was a day not long ago when Iran was being accused of blowing up oil tankers and shooting down drones, which may have sent oil higher. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
2019-06-28 15:00

RH Raises Outlook, Plays Down Impact From Higher China Tariffs Luxury home-furnishing retailer RH raised its forecast for sales and profit this year, a move that cheered investors worried about the impact of higher tariffs on China could have on the company....
2019-06-13 02:00

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

Global stocks, oil edge higher on muted trade optimism World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices recovered from bruising falls, after U.S. President Donald Trump nurtured muted hopes of progress in U.S.-China talks while concerns over trade and the health of the world economy persisted....
2019-05-24 11:34

Asia stocks higher following overnight Wall Street gains Shares in Asia were higher in Wednesday morning trade following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China....
2019-05-22 02:34

Global stocks, yields edge higher as investors brace for Fed A gauge of global stock markets gained modestly on Wednesday to reach six-week highs and benchmark government bond yields rose from multiyear lows as investors awaited a decision on monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve later in the session....
2019-06-19 18:17

Global Stocks Nudge Higher After Wall Street Surge Stocks around the world edged up following a surge on Wall Street, after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
2019-06-05 12:17

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens slightly higher after jobs data Canada's main stock index rose modestly at open on Friday, after data showed higher-than-expected addition of jobs in May and a fall in unemployment rate to a record low of 5.4%....
2019-06-07 16:34

Government Sees No Reason To Clarify Higher Tax On Foreign Investors Domestic markets crashed due to a selloff led by foreign portfolio investors, who now may have to pay higher tax on their income due to the new rules...
2019-07-08 16:00

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

Acacia's Q2 production jumps 19% on higher output from Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Monday reported a 19% jump in gold production for the second quarter as output from its Tanzania mine improved, adding pressure on majority shareholder Barrick Gold to revise its buyout proposal....
2019-07-08 10:17

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-08 01:17

Samsung Galaxy S10 series sales are 31% higher in one European market Samsung struggled to sell its usual number of flagship smartphones last year, but this year’s a totally different story for the South Korean company, especially in the Netherlands.An impressive 100,000 units in just three monthsIn a press release pub...
2019-06-12 16:51

U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world's two largest economies and drawing retaliation from Beijing....
2019-06-01 10:00

Higher risk of stroke can follow midlife type 2 diabetes A study of twins in Sweden links a 30% higher risk in older age of brain artery blockage, which stroke often follows, to type 2 diabetes in middle age....
2019-06-13 00:00

Citigroup Reports Higher Earnings as Bank Results Kick Off Citigroup reported that profit increased 7% and beat analysts’ expectations as the New York lending giant benefited from favorable conditions in the U.S. economy....
2019-07-15 18:17

Target and tariffs: The retailer has plans to limit higher prices Target plans to lessen the impact tariffs will have on the retailer’s prices, the company said on Wednesday. Details were not disclosed.        ...
2019-05-23 09:34

US stocks edge higher as investors wait for trade updates Major U.S. stock indexes are edging mostly higher in afternoon trading as investors await signs of progress in trade negotiations between the U.S. and Mexico...
2019-06-06 20:17

Wall Street higher on trade optimism, rate cut hopes Wall Street's main indexes rose and the S&P 500 edged back toward record territory on Tuesday, as easing trade tensions with Mexico and hopes of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve lifted investor sentiment....
2019-06-11 18:51

Study: Heart failure, stroke risk higher for people with HIV The risk of heart failure is 3.2-times for people living with HIV compared to uninfected people, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association....
2019-07-03 17:00

3 Winnipeg neighbourhoods experiencing higher population of cankerworms, city says According to the City of Winnipeg, if you live in the west end, River Heights or North Kildonan, there are more cankerworms in your neighbourhood than the rest of Winnipeg....
2019-06-17 18:00

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:17

Jim Cramer on how skeptical investors keep carrying the bull market higher "Bull markets thrive on disbelief. The moment everyone believes in the bull, well the rally's over, because then there's no one left to buy," he says....
2019-07-02 08:17

How iOS 13 will make your battery last longer, but only if you have a newer, higher-priced iPhone There's one feature built into iOS 13 that will help make your iPhone's battery last longer. But the catch is that you'll need a newer, higher-priced iPhone to take advantage of this feature....
2019-06-06 22:34

Best Buy keeps full-year view, warns of higher prices from more tariffs Best Buy Co Inc on Thursday stuck to its full-year forecast due to the impact of the latest U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and warned any new levies would increase prices for U.S. shoppers, sending its shares down as much as 5.4%....
2019-05-23 20:51

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
2019-06-13 16:00

Dow futures slightly higher as trade, growth concerns persist Market focus has shifted to monetary policy this week, with a flurry of central banks across the world set to announce whether to adjust interest rate settings....
2019-06-04 08:51

RPT-India set to levy higher tariffs on some U.S. goods next week - sources India is preparing to impose higher tariffs on some U.S. goods including almonds, walnuts and apples next week after a delay of about a year, two sources said, following Washington's withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi....
2019-06-14 13:17

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go i...
2019-06-22 17:34

Bond yields creep higher as markets wait for Fed signals Shares were treading water on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields kept the dollar steady, as investors waited to hear whether the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for a U.S. rate cut this month....
2019-07-10 12:00

30 years of market history says tech stocks will end 2019 much higher Since 1990, the S&P 500 information technology sector has posted a gain of 15% or more nine times, including this year. Strong first half performance from tech stocks has been a bullish indicator for the second half of the year....
2019-07-10 17:17