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The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019

Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The company said it woul...

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019

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Budweiser's Asia Unit Prepares for 2019's Largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asia-Pacific unit is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink company....
2019-07-02 13:34

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia unit in the world's largest IPO this year Brewing giant AB InBev is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion from a Hong Kong listing of its Asia-Pacific business, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
2019-07-02 14:51

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
2019-07-02 15:17

World's largest brewer opens Israeli cybersecurity unit as attacks mount Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world's largest beer maker, said on Thursday it was opening a cybersecurity unit in Israel to help protect itself from a growing number of attacks....
2019-06-13 13:51

The Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones of 2019 We tested a ton, and found the three best noise-cancelling headphones—including the perfect pair for tuning out everything, from jet engines to Jeremy in accounting....
2019-05-21 21:00

Drug company unit pleads guilty to opioid bribery scheme A drug company subsidiary has pleaded guilty to fraud charges stemming from allegations that the manufacturer schemed to bribe doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray....
2019-06-07 19:34

Bunge's Brazil sugar unit posts record cane crushing numbers -company Bunge Açúcar & Bioenergia, the Brazilian sugar unit of commodities trader Bunge Ltd, posted in May and June some of its best results yet for cane crushing volumes, the company said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 22:17

Virgin Galactic to become first public spaceflight company British billionaire Richard Branson said Tuesday his spaceflight company -- Virgin Galactic -- will soon become the first ever listed on a public trading exchange....
2019-07-09 20:34

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service face...
2019-05-31 00:17

Slack Stock Soars as Messaging Company Goes Public The workplace messaging company’s shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, following last month’s rocky initial public offering for Uber....
2019-06-20 19:51

Uber Posts $1 Billion Loss in Its First Quarter as a Public Company Uber reported a $1 billion loss as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public......
2019-05-31 07:51

Best noise-cancelling headphones 2019: the top headphones for travel and commuting The best noise-cancelling headphones buying guide: Hello headphones fans, and welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best noise-cancelling headphones to buy in 2019.It's a universal truth that, on the whole, commutes are terrible. Luckily f...
2019-06-07 19:17

Boeing CEO says company is working to regain public trust following deadly 737 Max crashes Two deadly Boeing 737 Max crashes have hurt public confidence, the manufacturer's CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Wednesday. That crisis of confidence is a challenge not just for Boeing but for airlines keen to fly the now-grounded planes again....
2019-05-29 15:51

Krispy Kreme has grand plans for Times Square: The world’s largest 'Hot Light,' a 'glaze waterfall' and more Krispy Kreme announced Monday that it will open the "first-of-its-kind flagship" in Times Square in early 2020.       ...
2019-06-11 03:51

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world’s largest initial public offering this year. Budweiser Brewing Company APAC, whose portfol...
2019-07-02 17:51

The Latest: Slack becomes latest tech company to go public NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Slack’s IPO (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Shares of work messaging platform Slack have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “WORK.” The San Francisco company’s shares open...
2019-06-20 19:34

The best Ultrabooks 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed The best Ultrabooks aren’t just for getting work done; they’re also a status symbol of sorts. Just think about it: you’re sitting at a coffee shop, where everyone is either using a Chromebook or some big and bulky laptop relic. T...
2019-06-20 08:34

The 5 best Ultrabooks of 2019 in UAE: top thin and light laptops reviewed The best Ultrabooks won’t just be able to get work done, but they’re also a status symbol of sorts. Just think about it: you’re sitting at a coffee shop, where everyone is either using a Chromebook or some big and bulky laptop re...
2019-07-14 15:51

The best Ultrabooks in Australia for 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed Update: While we had previously recommended the Huawei MateBook 13 and the Huawei MateBook X Pro in the top two places, the ongoing trouble the company faces with the US Government casts a great deal of uncertainty on the degree of support its produc...
2019-05-27 04:51

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with features as its predecessors, but there are still a few t...
2019-05-22 04:34

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
2019-07-05 09:00

Day-light vs Low-Light Camera Comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone vs Galaxy vs Pixel vs Huawei With the launch of the OnePlus 7 Pro, we can finally call it the end of the first half of the year for flagship smartphones: all the major new phones have arrived and the next big wave of announcements is only coming in the fall. It's time for those ...
2019-05-28 20:01

Rights of light explained: can we prevent neighbours from blocking the light into our home with their extension? Our neighbours want to build an extension but this would mean blocking off the light into our kitchen and home office. What rights do we have and can we object?...
2019-06-24 08:51

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent b...
2019-05-25 20:51

Bud Light's message about Miller Lite and Coors Light now has limits The company behind Bud Light will not be able to use two TV ads and two billboards regarding its light beer rivals.        ...
2019-05-26 23:34

Best free and public DNS servers of 2019 DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites.Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always be th...
2019-07-08 22:17

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
2019-05-21 18:51

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way fr...
2019-05-21 18:51

Budget 2019: Rs 70,000 Crore Earmarked For Public Sector Banks Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that Rs 70,000 crore would be given to the public sector banks to boost their capital and credit capacity....
2019-07-05 12:34

India Election 2019: Voting begins in world's largest ever poll to decide Narendra Modi's fate The world's largest ever election is under way in India as voters begin casting their votes in the first phase of the country's marathon six-week poll....
2019-05-23 12:34

Polish LOT rules out cancelling Boeing 737 MAX order LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday ruled out cancelling an order for grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX jets but urged the U.S. planemaker to take steps to restore their credibility after two accidents....
2019-06-04 06:17

A closer look at the Bose 700 noise-cancelling headphones As great as the Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones sound, let's be real: they look like they were designed for dads on a business trip. And listen, as someone who's into the whole chunky, dad-shoe trend, I'm not here to judge if you�...
2019-06-06 02:34

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 vs the QuietComfort 35 IIs: how do they compare? Over the years, Bose has made a name for itself by creating some of the best noise-canceling headphones on the market; and now the audio brand hopes to continue that legacy with the new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. They follow on from B...
2019-07-07 15:51

Netflix and cull: why is the streaming service cancelling so many shows? Once upon a time, the tech giant let shows linger on well past their best. Now series like Chambers are getting axed after a season. What is behind this lurch into ruthlessness?By anyone’s standards, Chambers died young. Just 56 short days after debu...
2019-06-19 17:17

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans visit the Caribbean nation annually, but nine US tourists have died there in the last year....
2019-06-22 17:00

Sony unveils WF-1000XM3 truly wireless noise-cancelling earbuds Following the smashing success of Sony’s flagship noise-cancelling cans – the WH-1000XM3 – the Japanese tech giant is adding another member to the family in the form of true wireless headphones.The similarly named Sony WF-10...
2019-07-05 07:34

CHEAP: These $40 noise-cancelling Taotronics headphones are the definition of a bargain A few months ago, Taotronics’ latest noise-cancelling headphones landed on my doormat, and to my shame, they’ve since languished on my “to-do” list of product reviews. I say shame, because they’re actually really good – both in terms of performance, ...
2019-06-21 15:51

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 Announced With Refreshed Design The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are the long-awaited replacement to the popular QuietComfort 35II, and come with a refreshed design and new features....
2019-05-31 06:17

Bose Noise Cancelling 700 pack in eight microphones and two voice assistants For years the Bose QuietComfort 25 were the reigning champs of noise-canceling headphones for travelers. Now, Bose might have just figured out a way to hook the everyday office worker too thanks to the new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700.The hea...
2019-05-30 04:51

Compensation for tainted Russian oil will be on company-by-company basis - minister Compensation for the tainted Russian oil which was supplied to Europe in cargoes and via the Druzhba pipeline will be on a company-by-company basis, Russia's Deputy Energy Minister Pavel Sorokin told Reuters....
2019-06-10 15:51

The successor to Bose's QC35 noise-cancelling headphones arrives June 30th Bose has a spiritual successor to its well-regarded QC35 wireless headphones... plus a little more. The company's newly unveiled Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 tout a serene listening environment like their ancestors, but now use a total of fou...
2019-05-29 22:51

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
2019-07-01 20:17

Should You Buy Smart Light Bulbs or Smart Light Switches? So you’re finally dipping your toe into the smart home pool, and you’re looking for some gadgets to get you started. Smart lights are one of the most popular devices for beginners, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all your options. Before you ev...
2019-06-21 00:17

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
2019-06-12 13:00

Philadelphia Orchestra gets $55M, its largest gift ever PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $55 million dollar donation has been given to the Philadelphia Orchestra, the largest gift in the orchestra’s history. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that a couple wishing to remain anonymous donated the money...
2019-06-07 00:00

Thyssenkrupp says it still wants to float its elevators unit Thyssenkrupp on Monday said it was sticking to plans to float its elevator business after a media report said the conglomerate was planning to start talks in autumn on selling the unit....
2019-07-08 16:34

|REMINDER:WhattheNugentcommissionsaidabouttheSARS'rogue'unit Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has ruled that the established of an investigative unit within the SA Revenue Service in 2007 was unlawful. Fin24 considers what the Nugent commission of inquiry previously said about the unit's existence....
2019-07-06 00:00

Sony won't sell off its mobile unit Sony has no plans to sell or shut down its smartphone business, believing the unit to be an important strategic asset in its efforts to sell other products such as televisions and gaming equipment.At its peak, Sony commanded a nine per cent share of ...
2019-05-23 14:34

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

VW Ups Its Investment in Ford's Self-Driving Car Unit Volkswagen has agreed to invest around $2.6 billion in Ford’s autonomous-vehicle partner, Argo AI, in a deal that expands an alliance struck earlier this year and values the startup at $7 billion....
2019-07-12 21:51

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researc...
2019-06-11 20:34

What Apple's largest manufacturer Foxconn is really doing in Wisconsin Foxconn, the world's top contract manufacturer of electronics, is building a massive factory in rural Wisconsin. CNBC got a rare glimpse into what's going on....
2019-06-29 15:34

"India On Way To Become Fifth Largest Economy": President To Parliament Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in its second term will implement more economic reforms, raise investment in the farm sector, provide collateral-free loans to entrepreneurs and further......
2019-06-20 14:51

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars For space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of its moons will only need a pair of binoculars....
2019-06-06 19:51

Largest pro-Trump subreddit ‘quarantined’ over threats Reddit has "quarantined" the subreddit r/The_Donald after it said the forum for supporters of President Trump has encouraged "rule-breaking behavior."...
2019-06-28 00:00

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
2019-06-03 20:00

CVC Nears Deal to Buy Packaging Unit From Bosch German engineering group Robert Bosch is in advanced talks to sell its packaging-technology division to global buyout firm CVC Capital Partners in a deal that could value the business at up to $959 million....
2019-07-04 15:51

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regime and give it easier access to capital to fund its expansion....
2019-06-07 11:34

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
2019-07-08 12:51

AT&T Cuts Ad Sales Staff at WarnerMedia Unit AT&T’s WarnerMedia began making significant job cuts in its ad sales division, as it continues to reshape the businesses it bought in as part of the Time Warner Inc. deal last year....
2019-07-11 01:00

Samsung to foster neural processing unit Samsung has designated neural processing units as being core technologies in artificial intelligence and will hire 2,000 people in the area by 2030 as part of its goal to lead in logic chip businesses....
2019-06-18 12:00

Costly ‘earmarks’ reach $15B, largest since pork ban imposed Despite a ban on congressional pork-barrel projects imposed in 2011, the House and Senate snuck in 282 “earmarks” costing taxpayers $15.3 billion in last year’s spending bills, according to a watchdog group....
2019-06-12 20:51

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 17:34

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's largest jute bag....
2019-07-06 00:00

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its...
2019-05-31 21:34

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted ...
2019-06-16 00:34

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
2019-06-11 20:17

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

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak...
2019-05-21 17:00

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged i...
2019-05-21 17:17

Patriots receive Super Bowl rings, largest ever New England Patriots players, coaches, team executives and football staff received their Super Bowl LIII championship rings on Thursday night at a private party at owner Robert Kraft's residence....
2019-06-07 10:00

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households with electricity, the companies said on Monday....
2019-07-01 13:00

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
2019-07-12 17:34

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-13 22:17

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The banks have benefited from an improving economy and h...
2019-06-22 01:00

The world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. [credit: Stratolaunch ] The aerospace company founded by Paul Al...
2019-06-01 04:34

The World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Just Came Online The UK is quickly becoming the epicenter of the offshore wind industry. Point in case: On Monday, the first part of the world’s largest and furthest offshore wind farm came online.Read more......
2019-06-04 03:51

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper that contains the first reconst...
2019-07-12 15:17

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated is the breathtaking ascent of Huawei in the span of a few short quarters. The largest Chinese manufa...
2019-05-29 18:00

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
2019-06-22 02:17

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro area....
2019-05-25 21:34

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going und...
2019-05-31 05:00

Watch: World's largest chalk might be new Guinness record A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than 6 feet tall....
2019-07-10 18:51

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
2019-07-05 01:00

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Bann...
2019-06-14 23:34

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutio...
2019-06-08 07:51

AB InBev's Asian Unit Damps IPO Price Expectations Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asian unit has guided investors to expect its IPO to price in the lower half of a previously indicated range, though that would still make it the world’s largest stock-market debut this year....
2019-07-11 12:34

Dad of boy found in Denver storage unit charged with murder DENVER (AP) — The father of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete inside a Denver storage unit has been charged in the child’s death. Denver District Attorney Beth McCann’s office says Leland Pankey was charged Thursda...
2019-05-31 01:17

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) had approved SoftBank's $2.25 billion in...
2019-07-07 05:51

| Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit' A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said....
2019-05-22 12:51

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could remain moderate for a while....
2019-06-06 15:00

Sony CEO: smartphone unit "necessary" component of hardware business Sony’s smartphone business has been bleeding money for years and investors have consistently called for an exit from the segment. But according to the company’s CEO, Kenichiro Yoshida, the smartphone unit is “necessary” to make Sony’s hardware busine...
2019-05-22 15:34

Carnival, Under Court Order, Gives Compliance Unit More Independence Cruise-ship operator Carnival Corp., which agreed to strengthen its compliance function after admitting to dumping plastic waste in the ocean, is expected to appoint a compliance chief soon....
2019-07-08 20:51

Ricciardo's failed engine was an older Renault unit Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault engine which expired in Formula 1 British Grand Prix FP2 was a high-mileage, older-spec unit which was reserved solely for Friday running...
2019-07-13 00:17

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-powered products....
2019-05-25 12:00

U.S. FTC approves UnitedHealth's proposed purchase of DaVita unit UnitedHealth Group Inc won antitrust approval to buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care unit for $4.3 billion, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Diane Bartz Editing by Leslie Adler)...
2019-06-19 22:51

JD.com may list logistics unit in future but no plan currently: exec Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc may list its logistics unit in the future but it currently has no clear plan, a senior company executive said on Monday....
2019-06-17 11:34

ADM to cut nearly 130 jobs in France at animal feed unit Neovia Archer Daniels Midland Company plans to cut 127 staff at its recently acquired Neovia animal feed business in France to eradicate job duplication, a spokesman for the company said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 12:51

Volkswagen to inject $2.6 bln into Ford unit Argo AI - source Carmaker Volkswagen will inject $2.6 billion into Ford's self-driving unit Argo AI at an overall valuation of $7 billion in the deal, a source close to the matter said on Friday....
2019-07-12 11:34

JD.com may list logistics unit in future but no plan currently-exec Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc may list its logistics unit in the future but it currently has no clear plan, a senior company executive said on Monday....
2019-06-17 12:34

Preparing To Sue, Ex-Boy Scouts Recall Abuse By Unit Leaders Darrell Jackson, 57, of The Bronx, N.Y., is interviewed in New York, Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was abused by scoutmaster Freddie Modica after joining the Boy Scouts in 1972 at the age of 10. Despite receiving psychological counseling over the years...
2019-05-27 17:17

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.       ...
2019-06-19 17:01

Police unravel Germany's largest online narcotics market Eleven people suspected of being behind Germany's largest online illicit drug shop have been arrested and the site shut down. The investigation into the syndicate lasted more than a year....
2019-06-28 15:17

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

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
2019-05-22 15:17

The sixth-largest city in India is running out of water as reservoirs run dry Millions of people in Chennai were affected by short water supplies, sparking protests, work stoppages and business closings, according to reports.        ...
2019-06-20 19:17

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having the right change...
2019-05-21 20:51

Ex-owner of Russia's largest independent oil refinery arrested in Moscow A former owner of the debt-laden Antipinsky refinery, Russia's largest independent oil-processing plant, was arrested in Moscow, his company said in a statement on Sunday....
2019-07-15 00:51

AB InBev pulls Budweiser listing, canceling year's largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Friday it will not proceed with the planned listing in Hong Kong of its Asia Pacific unit, Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Ltd, in what would have been the world's biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2019....
2019-07-13 15:51

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Alert level raised for world’s largest active volcano Federal officials this week upped the alert level for the world’s largest active volcano — Mauna Loa in Hawaii — which last erupted in 1984. The US Geological Survey made the shift from “normal” to “advisory” Tuesday following a steady in...
2019-07-03 23:17

You're Not Doing the Fourth of July Right If You're Not Blowing Up the World's Largest Fireworks Tank There’s an overwhelming variety of fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July, including staples like burning schoolhouses, Roman candles, and those tiny tanks that roll around and shoot sparks. Those tanks were apparently a childhood favorit...
2019-07-04 23:17

Alert Level Raised At World's Largest Volcano In Hawaii The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii has been hit by at least 50 small earthquakes since October of last year, scientists said on Tuesday, prompting U.S. geologists to raise its alert level to yellow....
2019-07-03 17:17

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
2019-06-07 00:00

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons in order to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change 9.48am BST Australia was one of the earliest countries to see widespread student strikes. This morning, young strikers took to th...
2019-05-24 11:00

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life...
2019-06-28 01:17

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
2019-07-11 20:00

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed....
2019-07-06 09:51

For the Chao Family, Deep Ties to the World’s 2 Largest Economies The family of Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary, has forged high-level political connections not only in the United States but also in China, where their shipping business has prospered....
2019-06-03 02:34

6.9-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
2019-07-06 06:51

World’s largest hard disk drive goes on sale today for less than you’d think Storage colossus Seagate has unveiled two new hard disk drives with a 16TB capacity and for once, it’s not all about data centers. The Exos X16 and the IronWolf/IronWolf Pro target two different audiences (data center for the first and NA...
2019-06-04 18:51

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
2019-06-11 07:34

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people are expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for political change....
2019-07-07 14:51

EQT's largest shareholder sides with Rice nominees in proxy fight Natural gas producer EQT Corp's largest shareholder on Monday extended its support for the nominees of Toby and Derek Rice, the two brothers who sold their company to EQT more than a year ago and are pressing for changes to its board....
2019-07-01 16:51

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in state history. The Califo...
2019-06-07 00:00

United Technologies, Raytheon to Merge in Year's Largest Deal United Technologies doubled down on the aerospace market with an all-stock deal to merge with defense contractor Raytheon, after UTC executives earlier chose to exit the escalator and air-conditioner businesses....
2019-06-10 19:17

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project....
2019-07-01 04:51

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
2019-06-11 01:00

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found ...
2019-06-07 16:34

Alibaba reshuffles management, says CFO Wu to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will move to oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
2019-06-18 07:17

‘No steps back’: Jets’ Brant Boyer looking to rebuild his unit When Brant Boyer stepped into his room for the first time this year, he came with a message. “There is no steps back,” he told the Jets’ special-teamers, despite the obvious factors indicating otherwise. Andre Roberts, a First-Team All-Pro returning ...
2019-06-16 13:17

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 01:17

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Iraq unit 'killed probably hundreds of civilians' California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter said that as an artillery officer, his unit "killed probably hundreds of civilians" during his 2004 tour in Fallujah, Iraq....
2019-06-03 19:17

Rhyme and punishment: Inside the NYPD’s secret, sprawling ‘Rap Unit’ Remy Ma thrilled the hundreds of fans who packed Irving Plaza last year for a concert that featured surprise cameo appearances by more than a half-dozen other New York rappers. The parade of guest stars climaxed with an appearance by Grammy winner Li...
2019-05-31 07:00

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax hit on North America unit revamp Kellogg said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million to restructure its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler biscuits brand and other assets....
2019-06-19 01:17

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
2019-06-14 17:17

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

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
2019-06-03 17:17

Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources The alkylation unit involved in a massive fire on Friday at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery has been completely destroyed, which will hamper the supply of gasoline from the U.S. East Coast's largest refinery, sources familiar with th...
2019-06-23 23:17

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

Rep. Duncan Hunter says his unit ‘killed probably hundreds of civilians’ in Iraq The California Republican’s remarks in a podcast interview are his latest eyebrow-raising comments since being charged in 2018 with spending campaign funds on personal expenses....
2019-06-04 04:00

Macquarie's MEIF 6 Fibre unit to buy UK telecoms firm KCOM Macquarie unit MEIF 6 Fibre Ltd is to buy KCOM Group Plc in a deal that values the British telecoms company at 627 million pounds ($787.5 million), ending a bidding war with a UK pension fund....
2019-07-12 21:00

United Technologies is Said to Near Deal to Merge Aerospace Unit With Raytheon United Technologies is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and form a new company worth well over $100 billion....
2019-06-09 07:00

Hori’s Grip Controller Turns The Switch Into An Absolute Unit The Nintendo Switch in handheld mode is essentially a game controller cut in half with a display wedged in the middle. Hori’s Daemon X Machina Grip controller, launching in September in Japan, is a more literal interpretation of the concept....
2019-06-13 22:51

CPUC to consider penalty on Sempra's SoCalGas unit for 2015 leak The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said on Thursday it has opened an investigation to consider penalties against SoCalGas, a unit of Sempra Energy, for a massive, four-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015....
2019-06-28 11:34

French tussle erupts for control of British Steel unit A division of British Steel, the ailing Scunthorpe-based industrial group, is at the centre of a takeover tussle between two French rivals, days before a deadline for offers for the company....
2019-06-29 00:00

Brazil's Itaú Unibanco looks for new niches to expand wholesale unit Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA plans to expand its commercial banking unit into business niches such as technology and seek smaller clients in agribusiness, an executive said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 15:51

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an alarming report Friday. Environmental officials are now warning folks to avoid Lake Hopatcong’s to...
2019-06-28 20:17

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
2019-06-13 20:51

Indian Artist To Present Largest Solo Show In Hong Kong The largest-ever solo Hong Kong exhibition of Indian artist NS Harsha, known for his multi-faceted artistic practice, would show how textile is a blank canvas that allows for imagination and......
2019-05-22 15:51

Reddit Places a ‘Quarantine’ on The_Donald, Its Largest Community of Trump Supporters Reddit has placed a “quarantine” on the subreddit The_Donald, one of the most popular online communities for supporters of President Donald Trump, saying it found users posted comments to the forum which threatened violence against the po...
2019-06-27 21:34

Snoop Dogg breaks Guinness World Record for largest gin and juice The 'Gin and Juice' rapper crafted the record-breaking cocktail at BottleRock Napa festival with the help of Warren G, chef Michael Voltaggio and Williams Sonoma.        ...
2019-05-31 13:51

Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide....
2019-05-28 18:34

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence agencies.The hackers deployed a rare type of malware,...
2019-06-28 04:34

Publicis Groupe inks largest single office deal so far this year The largest single office deal of 2019 so far is worthy of Publicis Groupe’s slogan — “Viva la difference!” The French multinational media giant headed by CEO Arthur Sadoun has inked two leases totalling just under a million square feet at 375 Hudson...
2019-07-09 05:34

Chick-fil-A is now the third-largest restaurant chain in America, and McDonald's and Starbucks should be terrified Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain in America by system-wide sales, according to Nation's Restaurant News data. The chicken chain grew sales by 16.7% in 2018, reaching $10.46 billion. Chick-fil-A m...
2019-06-18 03:17

UK's largest ever modern slavery ring smashed after three-year investigation The well-organised criminal gang led by the Brzezinksi family forced more than 400 people to work for a pittance while their masters earned £2 million....
2019-07-05 15:34

RetroArch, the world’s largest emulation front-end, coming to Steam July 30 Coming to Steam on July 30. (credit: Libretro) RetroArch is coming to Steam as a free download on July 30, marking what appears to be the largest non-commercial emulation launch ever on Valve's digital download storefront. The news came on Friday v...
2019-07-13 15:34

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million subscribers in the country, will launch this program...
2019-07-04 13:34

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
2019-06-28 07:00

Government Moves On 114-Fighter Jet Deal, World's Largest; Examines Bids India moved a step closer to inviting bids for the purchase of 114 fighter jets, currently the world's largest deal in play, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to boost the capability of the......
2019-07-04 12:00

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
2019-06-21 16:17

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor perfor...
2019-06-03 23:51

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural sponge helping to mop up humanity’s ever-rising ca...
2019-07-03 22:00

Deutsche Bank plans cuts in U.S. equities, prime unit: sources Deutsche Bank is planning cuts at its U.S. equities business, including prime brokerage and equity derivatives, to win over shareholders unhappy about its performance, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-05-23 20:51

Ascott REIT, Ascendas unit merger presents 'huge opportunity' Ascott Residence Trust and Ascendas Hospitality Trust are set to merge to form Asia Pacific's largest hospitality trust. Tan Juay Hiang of Ascendas Hospitality Trust weighs in....
2019-07-03 14:51

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 12:51

UPDATE 2-Kellogg to cut jobs, take $35 mln pretax hit on North America unit revamp Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would cut about 150 jobs and take a $35 million hit to trim its North American operations following the sale of Keebler biscuits and a handful of other brands for $1.3 billion in April....
2019-06-18 16:17

Vietnam's Vingroup in deal with Fujitsu unit, Qualcomm to make 5G phones Vingroup JSC, Vietnam's biggest-listed firm by market value, said on Friday it had signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan's Fujitsu Ltd to produce 5G smartphones in the country....
2019-06-28 06:17

UPDATE 1-Starboard urges AECOM to explore sale of construction unit Activist investor Starboard Value on Thursday urged construction and engineering firm AECOM to consider a strategic review of its assets, saying that its businesses were deeply undervalued....
2019-06-20 15:00

Chainalysis, LINE unit BITBOX in anti-money laundering partnership Chainalysis, a start-up specializing in countering money laundering and fraud in the digital currency space, has forged a partnership with BITBOX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched in July 2018, a top official of the U.S. company said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:34

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business, sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, and position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
2019-06-14 02:34

Groundbreaking World War II unit of black women honored decades after their service A documentary by a Wisconsin filmmaker shines a spotlight on a little-known groundbreaking all-female African American World War II postal unit.        ...
2019-05-26 20:51

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacement program, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
2019-06-11 02:17

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 17:34

Moody's India Unit Sends CEO On Leave Amid Whistleblower Probe ICRA's board has decided to place Chief Executive Officer Naresh Takkar on leave and appointed Group Chief Financial Officer Vipul Agarwal as interim chief operating officer, the company said in an......
2019-07-02 15:34

BlackRock Splits Leadership Roles at European Stock-Picking Unit BlackRock is installing a new boss at its European stock-picking arm as the Wall Street behemoth looks to boost returns and assets in that part of its business....
2019-06-13 19:51

Guardian told it was target of Saudi hacking unit after Khashoggi killing Cybersecurity team ordered to access journalists’ email accounts, document suggests The report from Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, sets out in forensic detail concerns about the behaviour of Saudi Arabia, both before and after the murder...
2019-06-19 16:51

Brazil's Banco BTG Pactual prices follow-on at 46 reais per unit -source Banco BTG Pactual SA / Brazil's largest independent investment banking firm, priced its units at 46 reais in a secondary offering, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-12 03:51

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

Report says Huawei's HiSilicon unit will unveil a new Kirin chipset tomorrow Even though it appeared that Huawei was self-reliant when it came to the chips used on his high-end phones, that was not the case. Sure, its HiSilicon unit designed these critical components, but it did so using software developed by a pair of U.S. c...
2019-05-29 02:00

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than wh...
2019-06-10 16:51

Germany's Metro to expect at least eight second-round bids for China unit -sources At least eight suitors are preparing second-round bids to buy a majority stake in German wholesaler Metro AG's Chinese operations, Reuters learned from people directly involved in the matter, as suitors vie for heft in a changing offline landscape....
2019-05-27 14:17

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 22:34

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

Bharti Airtel Plans $1 Billion London IPO For Africa Unit To Cut Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
2019-05-29 06:34

Anil Ambani In Talks To Sell Radio Unit For Rs 1,200 Crore: Report The planned exit from the radio business is part of efforts by Anil Ambani, 59, to cut wider group liabilities after a debt-fueled expansion in the past decade strained finances, while a subsequent......
2019-05-27 18:34

Damaged Russian Submersible Has Nuclear Power Unit, but It’s Intact, Kremlin Says President Vladimir V. Putin said that the submersible, described as a secret research vessel, was nuclear-powered. But the government was still withholding details....
2019-07-04 18:17

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky, a medical source and residents told Reuters early on Sunday....
2019-06-02 11:17

Insys to pay $225 million, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:17

Huawei's HiSilicon chip making unit no longer has a bright future When the news first broke last month that Huawei was essentially being banned from procuring parts from the U.S., many thought that the company would be fine obtaining chips for its phones. After all, Huawei's top-shelf handsets are powered by its ho...
2019-06-03 09:00

Sunrise takeover of Liberty Global unit under review by competition authorities Sunrise Communications on Monday said the Swiss competition authorities have decided to "examine in detail" its planned $6.3 billion takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss UPC cable business....
2019-06-03 07:51

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
2019-05-21 14:39

American Airlines raises unit revenue forecast, shares rise American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday raised its estimate for second-quarter unit revenue as the grounding of Boeing Co's MAX jets left the No. 1 U.S. carrier with fewer aircraft in service, allowing it to fly fuller planes....
2019-07-10 19:51

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jaguars....
2019-05-22 00:17

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
2019-05-31 08:34

Australian authorities make the largest onshore meth bust in the country's history Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 09:17

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
2019-05-22 20:34

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
2019-05-30 04:34

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
2019-07-03 07:17

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollution from cars that were designed to fight climate change. In a letter signed by 17 companies including ...
2019-06-08 00:00

Nasa to send Dragonfly drone to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon Major new mission part of Nasa’s New Frontiers ProgramScientists to study whether Titan could support microbial lifeNasa is sending a nuclear-powered drone to Saturn’s largest moon to explore multiple locations in search of habitability and life. Rel...
2019-06-28 01:34

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
2019-05-22 01:51

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
2019-06-09 04:51

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

Honda makes tactical decision to break Kvyat power unit seals Honda has made the tactical decision to break the seal on Daniil Kvyat's new MGU-H and turbocharger despite having no intention to change either Formula 1 engine component...
2019-06-22 00:51

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
2019-05-29 00:00

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a source close to the situation told Fox News....
2019-05-25 07:00

Danske Bank to sell Estonian private loans unit to LHV in $458 million deal Danske Bank, which is trying to recover from a major money laundering scandal, has agreed to sell its portfolio of Estonian private loans to LHV Pank in a deal worth 410 million euros ($458.3 million), Estonia's LHV said on Monday....
2019-06-03 12:17

Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to investigate allegations that it falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
2019-07-15 16:51

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: sources United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
2019-06-09 04:34

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21 17:34

UPDATE 1-Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
2019-06-07 16:34

VW truck unit Traton dips below opening price on stock market debut Volkswagen's truck unit Traton dipped below its opening share price of 27.00 euros a share on Friday morning following its initial public offering (IPO) on the Frankfurt exchange....
2019-06-28 12:00

Carlos Slim's bank to acquire stake in Brazil unit of Global Payments Brazilian antitrust watchdog Cade has approved Mexican lender Inbursa's acquisition of a roughly 33% stake in the Brazilian unit of payment technology company Global Payments Inc, according to a report from the regulator....
2019-07-11 23:34

UPDATE 4-Barrick's buyout offer for Acacia unit irks minority shareholders Barrick Gold Corp's proposal to take full control of its Acacia Mining Plc unit to resolve a long-standing tax dispute with Tanzania has drawn the ire of Acacia's minority shareholders, who may have the ultimate vote on a deal....
2019-05-23 00:51

Guggenheim defeats lawsuit claiming it siphoned annuity unit's cash for LA Dodgers Guggenheim Partners won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it defrauded investors in a risky annuity, and siphoned cash for purposes including to help its billionaire chief executive Mark Walter buy......
2019-07-16 03:34

UPDATE 2-Brazil unit of France's Casino to sell stake in appliance retailer for at least $578 mln French retailing group Casino's Brazilian unit will sell its controlling stake in a Brazilian appliance retailer for at least 2.23 billion reais ($578 million), accepting a discount on the unit's listed price as it refocuses on its supermarket busine...
2019-06-12 17:01

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Banco BTG Pactual prices follow-on at 46 reais per unit -source Banco BTG Pactual SA , Brazil's largest independent investment banking firm, priced its units at 46 reais in a secondary share offering, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-12 03:51

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business, sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, and position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
2019-06-14 01:51

Nana Patole Quits As Kisan Congress Chief, "Dismisses" Entire Unit All India Congress Committee (AICC) leader from Maharashtra, Nana Patole, has joined a group of Congress office-bearers to quit following a debacle of the party in the recently-held Lok Sabha......
2019-06-29 22:51

How to Pick the Best Light Bulb for Every Room The lighting in a room isn’t just part of the decor; it can affect everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But...
2019-06-08 03:51

Bigger and better: New England Patriots unveil Super Bowl LIII ring, the largest in history At 9.85 carats, the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LIII ring, commemorating the team’s sixth championship, is the largest ever made.        ...
2019-06-07 17:51

Over 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say More than 1,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection near the U.S.-Mexico border early Wednesday, the largest ever group of migrants ever apprehended at a single time in the El Paso, sources told Fox News on Thurs...
2019-05-30 20:34

World's largest drone maker to start putting airplane, helicopter detectors in nearly all machines The world’s largest drone maker, DJI Technologies, announced Wednesday it will begin including airplane and helicopter detectors in nearly all consumer drones manufactured in and after 2020, making it the first company to do so....
2019-05-22 20:51

California earthquake: Fears even bigger quake could strike in next three days after largest tremor in 25 years California could be hit by an even bigger earthquake in the next three days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor hit the region - the largest in 25 years....
2019-07-05 22:34

Star Wars land opens: What to do and how to visit Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s largest expansion ever Disney’s new “Star Wars”-themed land will blow your mind into a galaxy far, far away. Galaxy’s Edge goes live at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, May 31. The salivating fans lining up for hours on end to fly the Mille...
2019-05-31 03:51

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
2019-05-24 13:17

UPDATE 3-United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon -source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
2019-06-09 12:51

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
2019-05-28 15:17

UPDATE 1-Balfour Beatty unit appoints counsel to probe U.S. Air Force base allegations A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to work with the U.S. Air Force and other authorities to investigate allegations that it falsified maintenance records at a U.S. Air Force base....
2019-07-15 18:00

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country....
2019-06-04 14:00

Alibaba reshuffles management; chief financial officer to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
2019-06-18 13:51

UPDATE 2-Zambian court lifts order blocking disposal of Vedanta unit assets A Zambian court on Friday lifted an order blocking a provisional liquidator at Vedanta's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) business from disposing of assets or making arrangements with creditor until a July 4 hearing....
2019-06-28 20:00

Petrobras details distribution unit share offering, sets date for late July Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is planning to privatize its fuel distribution unit in a share offering in late July, the company said, in a process that would raise up to 9.28 billion reais ($2.41 billion) considering Tuesday's c...
2019-07-03 16:00

UPDATE 2-United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon -sources United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
2019-06-09 03:17

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Te...
2019-05-21 22:17

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States....
2019-07-01 15:51

China's Anbang to offload health insurance unit as government speeds up asset sales China's Anbang Insurance Group said it will sell its entire stake in a health insurance unit as Beijing speeds up asset disposals at the troubled government-controlled insurance conglomerate....
2019-07-05 14:51

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for your next holiday....
2019-06-03 11:51

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali....
2019-07-08 04:34

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identity, onscreen and off....
2019-05-26 19:00

Grosjean makes light of pitlane spin Haas driver Romain Grosjean made light of an embarrassing pitlane spin at the British Grand Prix on Friday, saying he and the U.S.-owned team had laughed it off....
2019-07-13 00:17

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
2019-05-21 16:00

Watch: Over 500 Drones Put Up Spectacular Light Show Most of us have seen light and sound shows, but this one was a little different. A video has captured a spectacular light show put on with the help of 526 drones in China....
2019-05-29 11:17

New Kindle Oasis comes with a warm light, but that's all that has changed The Kindle Oasis was already one of the best ereading experiences on the market, but a newly refreshed version of the top-end ereader now comes with a feature many have been calling out for.The Kindle Oasis 2019 comes with an adjustable warm light th...
2019-06-19 16:17

Do blue light glasses actually work? Everything you need to know before you buy a pair With the amount of time we spend on our phones and computers increasing, the blue light emitted has side effects, but these glasses can help.       ...
2019-06-21 11:51

Why do light-skinned women dominate the pop charts? From K-pop stars to Beyoncé, the issue of colourism remains rife in the music industryIt seems every conversation about colourism in pop music must come back to Beyoncé. So it was when Mathew Knowles, record exec, former Destiny’s Child manager and B...
2019-07-13 14:00

TPD officer struck from behind by vehicle while stopped at red light Tucson Police Dept. says an officer stopped at a red light was hit from behind by another vehicle travelling at high speeds. After colliding with the officer the suspect driving the vehicle fled the scene. Authorities say the patrol car was hit so ha...
2019-06-10 04:17

Synchronous fireflies light up the Smoky Mountains The "Photinus carolinus" firefly is the only species in America that can synchronize their light patterns as part of their annual mating ritual.        ...
2019-06-04 20:51

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency....
2019-05-24 11:01

Put An Accent Light Anywhere With This Discounted Philips Hue LightStrip The great thing about Philips Hue is that your fancy lighting profiles aren’t limited to standard bulbs; the Hue LighStrip Plus lets you to stick a rope of color-changing, Wi-Fi connected lights anywhere in your house....
2019-05-31 18:51

Beautiful Pink Rainbows Light Up Sky Over England Pink rainbows were spotted all over the south and west of England on Monday evening. The rare sight lit up the skies as well as social media, where people shared tons of pics of the rainbows....
2019-06-27 22:34

Hamilton says Lauda was a 'bright light' in his life Five times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Niki Lauda on Tuesday as "a bright light" in his life and said he would not have moved to Mercedes without the late Austrian's involvement....
2019-05-22 08:01

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their women's World Cup semi-final....
2019-07-03 02:51

Edmund interrupted by light in bid to battle through in Paris "British number one Kyle Edmund\u0027s match against France\u0027s Jeremy Chardy was suspended in the fifth set due to bad light on Monday evening at the French Open."...
2019-05-27 21:51

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
2019-06-12 17:17

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
2019-06-04 21:00

Trump gives Putin light-hearted warning President Donald Trump issued a breezy warning to his Russian counterpart Friday against meddling in US elections, laughing and smiling as he told his counterpart not to interfere....
2019-06-29 01:51

Contentious Jerusalem cable car gets green light A controversial Israeli plan to build a cable car to Jerusalem’s historic Old City has passed a major hurdle and now only requires government approval...
2019-06-03 17:17

Traffic light alerts can help us cut down sugary drinks Using traffic light-style warning labels and making healthy alternatives more easily available can reduce the consumption of sugary drinks, a major study said today....
2019-06-12 13:34

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Closing the West's Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is cal...
2019-06-01 04:51

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2019-07-02 20:51

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
2019-06-07 14:51

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples....
2019-05-24 23:34

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has been so far introduced in France, Italy, and Spain....
2019-06-14 13:00

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
2019-05-21 14:39

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we ...
2019-06-28 12:00

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia....
2019-05-24 09:34

Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions....
2019-06-18 07:17

Senegal make light of Mane's absence in win over Tanzania "Senegal made light of the absence of suspended forward Sadio Mane to dispatch Tanzania with a convincing 2-0 win in their opening Africa Cup of Nations match on Sunday."...
2019-06-24 09:51

Gloom in China's light-vehicle market to persist Wholesale deliveries of passenger vehicles fell 7.8 percent to 1.73 million units in June and have now slid for 12 consecutive months, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said....
2019-07-10 23:51

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes....
2019-05-24 14:17

The GMA T.50 Is a Wildly Muscled Super-Light Car From the Designer of the McLaren F1 Gordon Murray, the designer of the iconic McLaren F1 that put the driver in the center and became the supercar of the 1990s (and every year after that), in the year 2019, has a new supercar in the works. That new central-seater supercar, according to...
2019-06-05 21:51

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into ...
2019-07-13 18:34

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
2019-05-30 21:51

New LED ‘light show’ panels adorn One Times Square Times Square’s streets and sidewalks are turning uglier — but things are looking better higher up. The bollard-ization of the “bow tie” area that we reported a few weeks ago has claimed another “pedestrian” plaza — the one between West 42nd and 43rd ...
2019-06-27 19:34

Tiny Robobee X-Wing powers its flight with light We’ve seen Harvard’s Robobee flying robot evolve for years: After first learning to fly, it learned to swim in 2015, then to jump out of the water again in 2017 — and now it has another trick up its non-existent sleeve. The Robobee X-Wing...
2019-06-27 21:17

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of it...
2019-05-26 05:17

The Latest: Hamilton says Lauda ‘bright light in my life’ BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Niki Lauda’s death (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton said Niki Lauda was a “bright light in my life” and that he is “struggling to believe you are gone.” H...
2019-05-21 22:17

| Egyptians light up stadium in tribute to fallen fans Even as Egypt struggled against South Africa in the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, the home fans took time to honour a recent tradition....
2019-07-07 20:51

Attorneys seek light sentence for cop who shot 911 caller MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman are asking a judge for a creative sentence that keeps him out of prison. Mohamed Noor was found guilty in April of murder and manslaught...
2019-06-07 08:00

‘The Buffalo Hunt’ seeks to show tribe in a new light ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary on the Oglala Lakota focuses on a tribal buffalo hunt to tell stories about traditions of the Native American people. “The Buffalo Hunt” seeks to avoid clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reserv...
2019-06-07 23:51

Light-based computer may parallelize 10-megabit computations Enlarge / If everything's set up properly, you know you have a solution when the input light results in a single point of light as the output. (credit: Robert Horn/Argonne National Laboratory) When it comes to computation, the modern approach seems...
2019-06-14 08:17

This 'Smart' Light Bulb Video Is the Most Ridiculous Thing We've Ever Seen People of the 20th century imagined that Americans of the future would be zipping around in flying cars and jetpacks. Instead, we’ve got a plummeting life expectancy, the rise of measles, and even a resurgence of concentration camps on U.S. soil.Read...
2019-06-20 17:51

Walking tours in Amsterdam's Red Light District in jeopardy Tours of Amsterdam's Red Light District are scheduled to end in 2020. But the Prostitution Information Center says that's a bad idea and is fighting the ban....
2019-05-31 21:17

Light-up cane used by Titanic lifeboat survivor up for action An extraordinary Titanic artifact — an electric walking stick used by a survivor to signal for help from a lifeboat — is hitting the auction block. The long-elusive item had been mentioned in a book on the Titanic and in investigative hearings after ...
2019-07-04 21:34

Warning light flashing for Slovakia's auto industry When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement....
2019-07-05 23:00

Stocks in Asia set to slip after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were set to slip on Wednesday following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 200 points....
2019-05-30 01:51

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 200 points....
2019-05-29 02:00

European Stocks Slip After Gains in Asia Declines in technology companies and auto stocks led European bourses lower, as investors remained cautious ahead of a series of central bank meetings this week....
2019-06-18 10:34

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got underway in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-leg wins in the preliminary round. Mongolia beat Brunei 2-0 in Ulaanbaatar, with captain Tsedenbal Nor...
2019-06-06 18:00

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
2019-07-01 15:34

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
2019-05-21 16:34

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
2019-06-05 02:00

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
2019-05-21 15:00

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
2019-06-12 08:51

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The move comes at a moment of change for LGBTQ rights...
2019-05-24 00:34

Asia markets edge up; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia edged up in Tuesday morning trade as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
2019-06-18 02:34

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new,...
2019-05-21 14:32

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
2019-05-24 05:17

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the speed of light...
2019-05-21 20:34

Kohli, Williamson's Mutual Admiration To Light Up World Cup Semifinal India vs New Zealand Semifinal: Virat Kohli pointed out how he always saw talent in Kane Williamson. The New Zealand skipper said the Indian skipper has evolved over the years and is an absolute......
2019-07-09 11:00

Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks light up the Brooklyn Bridge Hordes of spectators came out Thursday to marvel at the 43rd annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show as it illuminated the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time in years. “I wanted to see the fireworks by the Brooklyn Bridge. That’...
2019-07-05 05:51

Athens' buried rivers: stream favoured by Plato could see light of day The Greek capital entombed its major rivers in concrete during its car-centred postwar development. Now the most storied of them, Ilisos, could be set freePhotographs by Christian SinibaldiWalking through the densely built metropolis of Athens, few v...
2019-06-04 14:34

Famous Nebula Produces Highest-Energy Light Ever Observed A telescope in Tibet consisting of plastic detectors and underground water vat observed the highest-energy light yet—and it came from one of the most famous light sources in the sky.Read more......
2019-07-09 18:34

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don't care much for passwords. The most conspicuous change is the addition of a long-in-the-making ligh...
2019-05-22 07:34

Boeing signs $100 mln in services deals at order-light air show Boeing Co seized on a lull in firm plane orders to sign more than $100 million in contracts for digital services for its newer but fast-growing global unit as the Paris Airshow enters a third day on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 13:17

New kind of light is a vortex beam that twists faster as it moves A laser beam can be twisted and move like a vortex, and for the first time researchers have made one that has different twists along the length of the beam...
2019-06-27 21:00

Titanic survivor’s unusual light-up walking stick is up for auction An unusual walking stick that belonged to a Titanic survivor and a first-class passenger’s meal receipt from the doomed liner are up for auction later this month....
2019-07-11 19:17

Kim Petras: Clarity review – light as bubblegum and hard as nails (BunHead)The German singer takes the Britney blueprint and gives it an empowering punch in her latest dispatch from pop’s fringesGerman singer Kim Petras has been dropping songs steadily all year, piercing the attention economy with addictively craft...
2019-06-28 20:00

World's Tiniest Baby, Light As An Apple, Born In California A California hospital on Wednesday disclosed the birth of the world's smallest baby ever to survive, weighing a mere 245 grams (8.6 ounces) -- the same as a large apple -- when she was born....
2019-05-30 07:17

Latifi calls for F1/F2 pit lane exit light change after Monaco Formula 2 points' leader and Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi has called for a change in the pit lane exit light system after incurring a costly penalty...
2019-05-28 17:51

Research Sheds Light on Strange Seaway That Once Covered the Sahara The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.Read more......
2019-07-09 01:51

Startups at the speed of light: Lidar CEOs put their industry in perspective As autonomous cars and robots loom over the landscapes of cities and jobs alike, the technologies that empower them are forming sub-industries of their own. One of those is lidar, which has become an indispensable tool to autonomy, spawning dozens of...
2019-06-29 23:51

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of its light beers....
2019-05-28 14:34

Frankie Dettori makes light of Enable’s readiness for Eclipse • Dettori says of dual Arc winner: ‘We’re very pleased with her’• Jockey ebullient as British stables clean up at Saint-CloudFrankie Dettori has given a significant indication of his confidence in Enable, six days before the superstar mare is due to ...
2019-06-30 19:51

João Gilberto, a Leading Light of Bossa Nova, Is Dead at 88 Mr. Gilberto was the quintessential transmitter of the harmonically and rhythmically complex, lyrically nuanced Brazilian music, including a version of “The Girl From Ipanema.”...
2019-07-07 03:51

Texas the latest state to ban ticket-giving red-light cameras More states are deciding to do away with strategically placed cameras designed to catch speeders at intersections nationwide over concerns they have the potential to make traffic less safe....
2019-06-20 13:00

Dying Light 2 Will Include Seven Huge Factions For Gamers To Explore After an exciting new trailer was shown at E3 2019, gamers are more excited than ever for the release of Dying Light 2. Now, Techland has released new information for the action-adventure game....
2019-06-29 17:17

Sports betting gets green light from state gaming commission It’s a surefire bet. The state gaming commission on Monday approved 6-0 rules governing sports betting at four upstate casinos — paving the way for gamblers to wager on pro sports as early as next month. The rules allow in-person betting at the Del L...
2019-06-10 23:34

Debra Messing is returning to Broadway to light ‘Birthday Candles’ Theatergoers can watch Debra Messing age before their eyes next spring. In Noah Haidle’s new play, “Birthday Candles,” the star of “Will & Grace” — both past and rebooted — starts off as 17-year-old Ernestine Ashworth, who spends an angsty birthday w...
2019-06-18 00:17

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
2019-07-04 20:34

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing...
2019-07-04 20:17

Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law this month that bans the cameras. It takes effect in September, but police departments have already started dismantling the devices....
2019-06-08 18:51

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Third-party logistics ...
2019-07-13 08:51

Waymo's Self-Driving Cabs Just Got an Important Green Light in California In a significant development for Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle company, Waymo has secured permission to transport passengers in its self-driving taxis in California, but probably not you.Read more......
2019-07-03 21:17

FCA, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai sales rise behind light trucks FCA US, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and Subaru posted higher U.S. sales in May while Ford and other Japanese brands fell as the industry battled to end a four-month losing streak....
2019-06-03 21:34

International Yoga Day: 'Surya Namaskar' Poses Light Up UN Headquarters The United Nations headquarters was lit up with postures of "Surya Namaskar" and the message of "Yoga for Climate Action" as India's Permanent Mission to the UN kick-started its celebrations for the......
2019-06-21 05:17

Records shed new light on Sir Philip Green assault accusations PIMA COUNTY- New court records are shedding light on the accusations made against British billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green. Green is facing four misdemeanor counts of assault in Pima County. He’s accused of inappropriately touching a Pilates ...
2019-06-06 06:51

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup in the production of it...
2019-05-26 05:17

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
2019-07-03 22:00

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:51

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
2019-07-13 01:17

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William...
2019-06-12 02:00

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one on its own...
2019-05-21 18:34

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
2019-07-10 01:34

Jeffrey Epstein: How the sex-trafficking investigation could shed light on corruption The wealthy financier pleaded not guilty to sex-trafficking charges, but revelations about his past have sparked accusations of corruption.        ...
2019-07-09 21:17

Virginia Beach Shines Light On Victims, Not Mass Shooter VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The victims of America’s latest mass shooting had been dead for less than a day when police and city officials released a detailed presentation with their names, photos, job titles and the cities or towns in which the...
2019-06-02 13:34

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
2019-06-06 00:34

Curiosity rover spots mysterious light flash on Mars A new image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows a strange glowing light above the Red Planet's surface.       ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan Barrera....
2019-06-13 16:51

1,250-mile road linking Europe to China given green light The "Meridan" highway, which would stretch 1,250 miles through Russia, has received the green light from officials. It would provide the shortest route to move goods overland between China and Europe....
2019-07-10 14:17

Andy Murray's doubles match at Queen’s halted by bad light "Andy Murray’s doubles match with Feliciano Lopez against British duo Dan Evans and Ken Skupski was called to a halt due to bad light at Queen’s on Friday."...
2019-06-22 05:00

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year study....
2019-06-13 18:00

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Tuesday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
2019-05-21 18:00

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Wednesday, November 30, through Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong hotel.  ...
2019-05-22 02:51

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues rang...
2019-06-01 09:34

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
2019-05-21 15:00

Asia shares on guard as Trump tilts at China, Fed Asian share markets got off to a cautious start on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on a trade deal with China, just as investors were bracing for the latest batch of economic data from the Asian giant....
2019-06-12 02:51

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

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong....
2019-05-23 03:51

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
2019-06-14 02:51

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
2019-05-31 13:34

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam....
2019-06-03 20:34

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
2019-06-04 03:51

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2015, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong....
2019-05-23 03:51

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

MLB scraps '20 Asia opener, eyes Europe return MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said it "wasn't the right time" to open the 2020 season in Asia as previously hoped, while saying he would like to have "sustained" play in Europe....
2019-06-29 19:34

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures have on the airlines' cargo business, says Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of the International Air Tran...
2019-06-03 18:00

The Latest: Asia seeks to unite behind one bid for 2030 WCup Asian soccer leader Sheikh Salman of Bahrain wants the continent to unite behind a single candidate to host the 2030 World Cup. That probably means China        ...
2019-06-04 15:17

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like Southeast Asia. They shared their advice for hopeful entrepreneurs....
2019-07-02 14:51

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard , which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot , on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in Asia....
2019-06-04 11:00

Stocks Muted in Europe, Asia as Crude Slips European markets were subdued, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, as investors prepared for quieter trading sessions with the U.S. closed for Independence Day....
2019-07-04 17:00

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
2019-06-18 20:00

Asia’s ‘c*ck cakes’ hit Magaluf and Brit revellers are loving it AS if Magaluf revellers needed any more encouragement to get up to naughty antics in the party capital - they can now get stuck into a brand new craze....
2019-06-30 20:00

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
2019-06-01 04:00

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
2019-05-26 19:51

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
2019-05-24 09:17

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-05-24 09:34

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
2019-05-21 15:00

Asia markets mixed as investors expect the Fed to cut rates In China, the Shanghai composite fell 0.96% and the Shenzhen composite was down 2%. Taiwan's Taiex fell 0.5% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was down 0.1%....
2019-06-06 08:34

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
2019-06-03 11:00

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You...
2019-06-04 14:00

Blue light triggers sweet tooth in rodents, study shows Are you staring at your smartphone or computer screen for too long? Think twice about it! The blue light can trigger a craving for the sweet stuff - at least in rats....
2019-07-12 12:34

CHEAP: Pretend you live on a spaceship with this Google Smart Light Starter Kit for $35 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The future is pretty cool. We’ve got phones that can take incredible photos, access the entirety of human knowledge, and also be used as flashlights. But that’s n...
2019-06-16 01:17

‘Lolli’ exhibit sheds light on plight of child pornography victims The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is teaming up with the Ontario Provincial Police to showcase the exhibit from July 12th to the 14th at the Stackt Market....
2019-07-12 05:51

Clinton urges Trump to condemn Russia in light of Mueller comments Hillary Clinton spoke at Hunter College’s commencement ceremony on Wednesday, just hours after Robert Mueller’s first public comments about the Special Counsel investigation into Russia. Clinton told a crowd of graduates at Madison Square...
2019-05-30 00:51

Belgian firefighters light fires, block roads in wages protest About 250 Belgian firefighters took to the streets of central Brussels on Wednesday lighting fires and blocking traffic in a protest over remuneration....
2019-06-19 18:51

UPDATE 1-Boeing signs $100 mln in services deals at order-light air show Boeing Co seized on a lull in firm orders for passenger jets to sign more than $100 million in contracts for digital services for its newer but fast-growing global unit as the Paris Airshow enters a third day on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 13:17

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25 13:17

MTV revokes Jason Mitchell award nomination in light of misconduct allegations We reported last week on the sudden firing from multiple projects of actor Jason Mitchell, who—after being accused of misconduct and harassment by a number of his co-stars on multiple sets—has now been dropped from both Showtime’s The Chi and the upc...
2019-05-30 01:51

ICE director says he has 'green light' to carry out deportations amid raid postponement Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan said he still has the "green light" to carry out deportations after President Donald Trump postponed raids in multiple U.S. cities. ...
2019-06-24 06:51

Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively little power in the process. The chip could be used to process massive neural networks millions of times more efficiently than tod...
2019-06-05 22:17

Imelda Marcos' jewels to go on sale after green light from Philippine president The jewelry of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, famed for her extravagant spending and vast shoe collection, will go on sale with the proceeds going to benefit the Philippine public, the president's spokesman said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 18:17

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
2019-07-03 20:51

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
2019-06-06 08:00

Solace Sunrise Walk Shines Light On Suicide, Mental Health LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — It was an early wake-up call Saturday for participants in a 5K walk in Lexington that kicked off before the sun came up. Dozens took part in the Solace Sunrise Walk out at Coldstream Park, raiding awareness about suicide an...
2019-06-08 14:17

Sydney-Singapore team manipulate light wave on a silicon chip A team from the University of Sydney and Singapore University of Technology and Design has announced manipulating soliton photonic waves on a silicon chip....
2019-07-03 11:34

Mysterious signals from space traced to galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away This is the first time ever that scientists have been able to find the exact location of a non-repeating fast radio burst (FRB) and it's a step closer to finding out what produces them....
2019-06-28 17:17

Mueller statement meant to 'light the fuse' for impeachment, Devin Nunes says Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement Wednesday was meant to "light the fuse" for impeachment proceedings against President Trump, Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Thursday....
2019-05-31 07:00

Wireless nanowire lasers absorb infrared, emit blue light Enlarge / This article is about lasers (not necessarily the one pictured). (credit: Knick Banas / Flickr) Some of us are anxiously awaiting the photonics revolution, where photons will band together to overthrow the tyranny of electrons. One of the...
2019-06-01 15:17

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
2019-06-07 04:34

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout the region....
2019-07-15 06:51

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
2019-06-01 12:00

Asia markets rise as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia edged up on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting interest rates soon....
2019-07-11 02:34

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the central bank's next move on interest rates....
2019-07-10 11:34

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
2019-06-15 17:34

Pernod confident on Asia, Jacob's Creek selling well in China Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, sounded confident on Tuesday over its growth prospects in Asia including for wines such as its Jacob's Creek brand....
2019-06-04 17:34

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as they exercised their new legal rights to tie the kno...
2019-05-24 09:51

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) Asia on Monday, December 3, through Tuesday, December 4, 201...
2019-05-21 15:51

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old business model of global manufacturers....
2019-05-31 10:00

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Dushabe on Saturday....
2019-06-15 17:00

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-06-22 02:17

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
2019-05-31 01:17

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the......
2019-05-27 11:51

Van der Drift and Chen win Super Trofeo Asia race two at Suzuka Chris van der Drift and Evan Chen made amends for disqualification in the opening race to claim their third Super Trofeo Asia victory of the season at Suzuka....
2019-06-23 18:00

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to cheer on rowers paddling furiously to the beat, trying achieve victory in boat races that mark a beloved ...
2019-06-07 16:34

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to......
2019-06-13 04:00

Global Recession Fears Grow As Manufacturing Shrinks Across Asia JP Morgan expects Federal Reserve to cut rates twice this year, a change from its previous forecast that rates will stay on hold until the end of 2020...
2019-06-03 12:17

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13 04:00

Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
2019-06-14 03:34

Trump Lands in Asia for His Most Consequential Overseas Trip This Year OSAKA, Japan — President Donald Trump on Thursday began what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, one that will present the “America First” president with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations a...
2019-06-27 19:17

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday....
2019-06-01 06:00

A Spy Case Exposes China's Power Play in Central Asia Kazakhstan’s arrest of a former Soviet KGB agent accused of passing classified documents to Chinese agents comes as its leaders struggle to balance a hunger for Chinese investment with fears of encroachment by their giant eastern neighbor....
2019-07-10 14:34

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
2019-06-07 11:34

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) in Asia, on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at the...
2019-05-23 03:51

Asia Pacific stocks mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed on Thursday as worse-than-expected U.S. economic data raised expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
2019-07-04 09:17

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:51

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia next week at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
2019-05-21 18:00

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rocked investors, according to data compiled by......
2019-05-29 06:34

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

Sovereign investors shun Europe for Asia, emerging markets Nearly three times as many sovereign investors plan to raise exposure to emerging markets rather than Europe this year as the continent's attraction wanes due to slowing economic growth and rising political risk, a study by asset manager Invesco show...
2019-07-08 07:17

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
2019-07-03 20:17

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
2019-06-01 13:34

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month....
2019-07-10 06:34

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
2019-05-28 08:17

Fall armyworm invades crops across Asia, smallholders worst hit Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn't stand a chance against the fall armyworm pest....
2019-06-20 12:34

At least 50 people dead and 1 million affected by floods in south Asia Areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh submerged by monsoon rain in recent daysDozens of people have died in Nepal and a million have been affected in north-east India following heavy rains that triggered landslides and flooding across parts of south A...
2019-07-14 17:51

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, industry sources said....
2019-06-11 16:34

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
2019-07-16 02:51

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
2019-07-13 16:00

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region’s oil import-dependent economies...
2019-06-14 17:01

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06 04:00

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-22 07:51

Asia markets set to slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-23 02:17

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colorless liquid commonly secreted when t...
2019-05-31 05:34

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separat...
2019-05-23 03:17

‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ is a delicate balance of light and dark "Are you sure you want to plug into this thing?" Cal Kestis, a Jedi Padawan asks nervously. His partner, an adorable droid called BD-1, bleeps confidently and plugs into a nearby computer panel. Immediately, the enormous 'cutter' drill star...
2019-06-14 02:17

Fresh Light Illuminates Brilliant Medieval Fresco Incarcerated For Centuries in Rome A letter from 1965 alerted a curious historian to the existence of an interesting painting that was hidden in one of Rome’s many churches.  ...
2019-07-03 22:34

Thief busted after stealing light bulb while wearing only women’s underwear: video He’s not the brightest bulb in the box. A Texas man clad only in a skimpy pair of pink and gray women’s panties was busted on criminal trespassing charges after he was caught on camera on a stranger’s porch — where, for whatever reason, h...
2019-07-05 23:00

Brazil power firm Light prices offering at 18.75 reais per share -sources Brazilian power company Light SA priced its shares at 18.75 reais ($4.99) per share in a primary and secondary offering, two sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-12 06:00

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct....
2019-05-29 14:34

GE conducts psychological warfare with a video explaining how to reset a smart light bulb Nobody’s sense of patience is in great shape by the time they’ve arrived at YouTube to troubleshoot a home appliance. After trying to figure it out on their own, maybe digging around for a manual tucked away in some cobwebbed drawer, the decision to ...
2019-06-20 17:17

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
2019-06-13 22:34

Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis e-reader with color adjustable front light Two years after launching the second-generation model, Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Oasis lineup with a third e-reader. We're not sure about Amazon's naming convention, but the US retailer has decided to call the device the all-new Kindle Oasis.If...
2019-06-20 09:51

Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis ereader with color adjustable front light Two years after launching the second-generation model, Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Oasis lineup with a third ereader. We're not sure about Amazon's naming convention, but the US retailer has decided to call the device the all-new Kindle Oasis.If ...
2019-06-19 18:51

REFILE-U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co's MillerCoors used corn syrup, a sweetener, in the final production of its light beers....
2019-05-25 11:34