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Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny

Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny....

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny

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YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
2019-06-10 18:30

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
2019-06-04 20:15

Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10 09:30

Google's Scrutiny by Justice Department Has Been Building The Justice Department’s plans to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google have been building over time, amid a growing public conversation about whether the government should do more to scrutinize the handful of giant tech firms that dominate the U.S. lan...
2019-06-02 17:15

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the business practices of its TurboTax tax-preparation software unit....
2019-05-24 01:00

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10 10:30

UPDATE 1-Roche's $4.3 bln Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition....
2019-06-10 14:30

Why Google's Advertising Dominance Is Drawing Antitrust Scrutiny Google is the major force at every layer between advertisers and websites, one reason the Justice Department is laying the groundwork for potential antitrust action. Here’s a look at the tech giant’s advertising dominance, in three charts....
2019-06-17 15:15

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 08:45

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
2019-06-03 15:15

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02 09:45

Apple Touts New Privacy Features Amid Scrutiny of Tech Giants Apple sought to tout itself as a digital-privacy crusader with an anonymous login system and tools that prevent apps from tracking a user’s location, a push that is designed to further differentiate it from Google and Facebook, which have built their...
2019-06-04 06:45

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
2019-07-12 21:45

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such a...
2019-06-04 04:15

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics just as the 2020 campaign heightens scrutiny into corporate recruitment of senior government officials...
2019-08-09 01:00

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
2019-07-12 18:15

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
2019-07-24 00:15

He didn't have a computer growing up. Now he's CEO of Google Google CEO Sundar Pichai grew up in Chennai, India, with little access to a phone -- let alone a computer or the internet. But it was this upbringing that helped show him just how powerful technology could be....
2019-06-17 16:30

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
2019-07-10 04:15

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
2019-07-18 10:30

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
2019-06-19 20:15

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with...
2019-05-28 22:15

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, screaming “Gun!” They locked the door against an arm...
2019-08-04 09:30

Brunswick News responds amid growing fervor over cartoonist’s dismissal Brunswick News Inc., has attempted to push back against what they call "false information" about their decision to end Michael de Adder's freelance contract....
2019-07-03 17:30

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market - report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC s...
2019-06-05 16:15

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC s...
2019-06-05 17:30

More protests as U.S. raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
2019-08-08 06:45

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boycotts and efforts by Seoul to cut the economy's......
2019-08-06 06:45

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysis 5.18pm BST Here are some lines on T...
2019-05-23 18:45

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34%....
2019-08-05 07:15

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by tr...
2019-07-24 15:30

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Th...
2019-06-08 05:45

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal gov...
2019-05-29 10:30

HSBC axes CEO Flint in shock shift to speed up strategy HSBC ousted John Flint as chief executive after just 18 months in a shock move the chairman of Europe's biggest bank said was needed to speed up progress on priority areas such as the turnaround of its U.S. business....
2019-08-05 12:45

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing ...
2019-07-19 14:15

Minister axes Southeastern rail franchise bid and vows better service for commuters Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today axed a contest to run a busy London rail service as he vowed to "bring punctuality back to Britain's railways"....
2019-08-07 15:00

U.S. Soccer Hires Lobbyists To Fight Equal Pay Bill In Congress As the USWNT continues its fight for equal pay against U.S. Soccer, which is supposed to enter into mediation soon, Democratic lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have introduced legislation that would withhold federal funding from the 2026 Wo...
2019-08-08 13:15

Labour acts on risk of 'dark money' from Farage-led lobbyists Creation of new World4Brexit group with US base prompts alert to elections watchdogLabour has written to the elections watchdog urging pre-emptive action to ensure a US-based pro-Brexit lobbying group, co-run by Nigel Farage, does not risk “dark mone...
2019-07-31 19:30

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 global job cuts begin Deutsche Bank AG eliminated whole teams at its Asian operations on Monday, as the German lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls at an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
2019-07-08 07:45

Inside Trump's DC hotel, where allies and lobbyists flock to peddle their interests Fossil fuel interests, pro-gun groups, foreign delegations and all manner of allies visit the Trump International Hotel to cozy up to the administration, say watchdogsOn 25 July, the conservative Heartland Institute is slated to host a one-day meetin...
2019-07-18 08:15

Opinion: Greek government change amid beach holiday For the time being, the conservative victory in Greece's snap elections spells the end for Alexis Tsipras' "leftist revolution." The voters are disenchanted, argues DW's Spiros Moskovou....
2019-07-08 17:45

Moldovan court removes president amid government crisis A Moldovan court has removed President Igor Dodon from his post after he refused to comply with its ruling to dissolve parliament following a months-long political stalemate....
2019-06-09 15:45

Netanyahu struggles to form government amid talk of new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal....
2019-05-26 19:45

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation. In an int...
2019-06-13 11:15

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis grew....
2019-06-02 17:45

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
2019-06-13 12:15

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist administration alongside a short list of adversaries from Cuba, North Korea, Syria and Iran that have b...
2019-08-06 19:15

Italy's Salvini advocates fresh elections amid government deadlock Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said there was no longer a majority to support the government and fresh elections were necessary. Tensions have grown in Italy's populist coalition over a series of policy disagreements....
2019-08-08 21:00

Amid ICE raids, Amazon’s government contract comes under fire over surveillance concerns Protesters occupied an Amazon bookstore in New York specifically to protest the company's relationship with ICE, and employees have called on Amazon to terminate these contracts....
2019-08-13 19:15

Imran Khan's Pak Government Tables Budget Amid Monetary Fund Bailout Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the......
2019-06-11 22:45

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen on Monday after a tense weekend ...
2019-08-18 23:00

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wounded more than 140, officials said, as rival......
2019-07-07 20:45

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency without full government approval and regulatory oversight....
2019-07-17 00:45

Russia demands Google delete anti-government protest videos from YouTube Russia's media oversight agency is demanding Google take action to stop the spread of information about illegal mass protests. Thousands of YouTube channels live-streamed one of Russia's biggest demos over the weekend....
2019-08-11 21:30

Google says services on Huawei phones still will function amid Trump restrictions Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s basic services will work on them following new U.S. restrictions.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Trump, without evidence, accuses Google of 'very illegal' action amid election U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stepped up his accusations against Google, claiming without offering evidence that the technology company worked to subvert his 2016 presidential campaign and warning he was watching it "very closely."...
2019-08-06 14:45

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as part of an arrangement brokered by the government to counter Japan's export curbs....
2019-07-22 15:30

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
2019-06-27 19:30

Huawei unveils smartphone OS to rival Google’s Android amid worldwide mistrust Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google’s Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant’s efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions....
2019-08-09 22:30

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
2019-07-17 18:30

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
2019-06-10 23:45

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
2019-07-13 20:30

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach the new cryptocurrency....
2019-06-21 12:15

'Adults don't get it': why TikTok is facing greater scrutiny Success of video-sharing app among young has brought with it investigations over child safetyThe most downloaded app on the App Store for the last year makes almost no money, is barely understood by anyone over 25, and has already faced investigation...
2019-07-05 16:30

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary ...
2019-07-16 08:15

F.A.A. Leaders Face Scrutiny Over Boeing 737 Max Certification At a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, officials from the Federal Aviation Administration defended their approval of the 737 Max and their response to two fatal crashes....
2019-08-01 09:15

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-15 21:00

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
2019-06-11 14:30

Austria's far-right FPÖ party under scrutiny for ties to Russia The Austrian government has collapsed over a scandal involving the alleged niece of a Russian oligarch. The far-right FPÖ party's unquestioning proximity to the Kremlin has become their undoing....
2019-05-22 07:45

Report: The FTC May Be Considering Closer Antitrust Scrutiny of Amazon The Federal Trade Commission is putting Amazon under “closer watch,” a move that may signify heightened interest in some kind of antitrust investigation against the online retail behemoth, the Washington Post reported on Friday.Read more......
2019-06-03 01:30

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
2019-06-20 02:45

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 14:15

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
2019-07-05 14:30

Apple CEO says scrutiny is ‘fair’ but denies company is a monopoly Apple chief executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power. Cook, speaking...
2019-06-04 19:30

What you're watching, mutual fund scrutiny, and Uber's 'bloodbath' Netflix When you sit down to watch a TV show or movie on Netflix, you're helping fine tune the streaming giant's recommendation engine. As BI reporter Ashley Rodriguez reported this week, algorithms sort through the thousands of titles available to ...
2019-08-05 01:15

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
2019-07-03 12:15

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, according to one of the UK’s most senior financial regul...
2019-07-03 11:00

Erdoğan faces scrutiny once more as Istanbul goes back to the polls Losing Istanbul for a second time would be embarrassing for the president’s AKP partyMillions of people across Istanbul have returned to the polls for the rerun of a mayoral vote that is likely to have dramatic consequences for the future of Presiden...
2019-06-23 19:45

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
2019-06-07 03:30

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over companies' use of personal data....
2019-08-08 20:00

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Facebook's planned Libra digital coin....
2019-07-15 17:15

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-06 01:15

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
2019-08-02 07:45

Trump drops his choice for spy chief after scrutiny over resume U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he had dropped his choice for spy chief, U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe, after questions about the congressman's lack of experience and possible exaggerations in his resume....
2019-08-02 22:45

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
2019-07-17 17:30

Florida State Is Privatizing Its Athletic Department To Shield Itself From Scrutiny Florida State University’s Board of Trustees voted Friday to establish a new organization that’ll run the school’s athletic department: The Florida State University Athletics Association. According to the Orlando Sentinel, FSU boasted that the new or...
2019-06-10 22:30

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-02 18:45

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a “painful” family situation that would hurt his children and reopen “wo...
2019-06-18 21:00

UPDATE 1-Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
2019-06-06 00:30

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinize London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of financial information provider Refinitiv to prevent further market data price hikes....
2019-07-31 18:00

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
2019-05-30 07:15

Walmart's dominance of groceries should receive antitrust scrutiny, group says Walmart has monopolized the grocery business across the United States and should be forced to sell off some of its stores, an advocacy group charged in a scathing report released Thursday....
2019-06-27 18:45

8chan: owner of extremist site lashes out as scrutiny intensifies Jim Watkins defended website amid growing outcry over reports the alleged El Paso gunman used the site to publish his manifestoThe owner of the extremist message board 8chan broke his silence on Tuesday in a defensive video statement that attempted t...
2019-08-07 03:30

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace....
2019-06-11 06:00

Cosmetic surgery: Australian industry under scrutiny after horror cases Experts say the sector is infiltrated by dodgy operators cashing in on $1bn obsession with beauty A huge increase in complications associated with cosmetic procedures has prompted a renewed push for increased regulation in a sector experts say has be...
2019-07-24 05:15

Dutch World Cup success comes at a cost as media scrutiny intensifies Success has come at a cost for the Netherlands at the women's World Cup as increased media scrutiny has turned up the pressure on Sarina Wiegman's side after they booked their spot in the knockouts with three straight wins....
2019-06-21 19:15

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook ...
2019-06-04 04:45

Military parts supplier TransDigm draws scrutiny over prices In a letter addressed to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine, members of the House Oversight Committee called for a comprehensive investigation into the business practices of Transdigm, an Ohio-based military equipment supplier....
2019-06-09 04:15

Apple CEO says U.S. scrutiny 'fair,' but rejects idea company is a monopoly Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the U.S. government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power....
2019-06-04 17:30

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standards....
2019-06-30 06:15

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
2019-08-16 13:45

"We Were Cocked Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualties, but the account is already facing scrutiny......
2019-06-22 05:30

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court challenge, but a judge's decision on the legality of its new protocol for lethal injections may come t...
2019-07-31 22:30

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still......
2019-05-21 15:15

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
2019-06-30 23:15

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 02:15

Pandemic bonds face scrutiny after Ebola outbreak yet to trigger payout World Bank funding instruments issued to help emerging countries swiftly tackle pandemics have come under the spotlight after the latest deadly Ebola outbreak has yet to trigger a payout....
2019-08-02 10:45

Too gaffe-prone to be president? Biden's blunders prompt fresh scrutiny The former vice-president has cultivated a reputation for saying the wrong thing – but has it evolved into a 2020 liability?Throughout Joe Biden’s decades-long career in politics, he has cultivated a reputation of being gaffe-prone, often stumbling o...
2019-08-16 12:45

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 22:30

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
2019-07-18 00:45

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
2019-08-14 02:45

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 20:45

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
2019-06-23 13:30

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
2019-06-03 04:01

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
2019-07-21 15:30

UPDATE 2-Tesla faced U.S. agency scrutiny last year over Model 3 safety claims Electric carmaker Tesla Inc received a cease-and-desist letter last year from U.S. regulators for making "misleading statements" over safety ratings of its Model 3 sedans as well as two subpoenas related to crashes involving its cars, according to do...
2019-08-07 19:30

U.N. Investigator Calls for Further Scrutiny of Saudi Crown Prince's Possible Role in Khashoggi Murder A top U.N. investigator found “credible evidence” that warrants further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s liability in the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October....
2019-06-19 13:00

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
2019-06-22 11:45

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters with him....
2019-08-14 04:45

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03 22:45

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his g...
2019-06-27 21:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 02:00

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecif...
2019-08-03 09:00

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
2019-06-03 00:45

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
2019-06-21 00:30

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
2019-06-03 08:45

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
2019-07-11 21:15

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
2019-06-03 03:30

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Ne...
2019-06-06 23:00

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full ...
2019-06-05 18:45

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
2019-08-08 15:00

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crow...
2019-06-28 02:00

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Ec...
2019-07-12 03:15

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
2019-07-12 22:15

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your busine...
2019-07-10 00:30

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a ...
2019-07-11 22:15

Prince Andrew's link to Jeffrey Epstein draws new scrutiny after suicide, document dump Reverberations from Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide in a federal lockup are being felt across the Atlantic, where the investigation into the disgraced financier's alleged sex-trafficking crimes – coupled with the interest generated by his shocking...
2019-08-14 03:45

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
2019-06-27 21:30

John F. Kennedy Jr.’s wife Carolyn Bessette ‘felt trapped’ trying to cope with media scrutiny, says pal John F. Kennedy Jr. reportedly had a hard time understanding why his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, was struggling with the intense media scrutiny the couple endured....
2019-07-05 11:30

Acosta's successor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
2019-07-13 01:00

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball his...
2019-06-21 03:45

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
2019-08-11 02:00

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
2019-06-14 03:45

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link thei...
2019-06-22 05:30

Ever-growing cars: why they keep on getting wider The original Porsche 911 had a narrow 1610mm waistline, the new one has gained 242mm The increasing girth of cars over the past several decades has been a bone of contention, but the end could be in sight Do you struggle to squeeze your car down ...
2019-08-04 07:15

Red Sox know this series is about more than just growing the game LONDON — In his book “Francona: The Red Sox Years,” written with Dan Shaughnessy, former Red Sox skipper and current Indians manager Terry Francona recalled his dread in taking the team to Japan to open the season with a two-game series against the A...
2019-06-29 12:15

Should I buy a TCL TV? A look at one of the fastest growing TV brands 'Should you buy a TCL TV?' It’s a question that might be hard to answer when you’re in the midst of shopping for your next television. With so many TVs around these days, making head or tail of all the names on the market can ...
2019-06-21 19:30

The growing potential of e-Signatures The value of global exports has almost doubled since 1996, driven significantly by the internet.  Today it is easier than ever to quickly generate global exposure for a brand.  In fact, some of the world’s most famous and globally su...
2019-07-11 00:00

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
2019-07-15 16:45

The artificial glacier growing in the desert In the far north of India, a cold mountain desert is the stunning backdrop to an unprecedented icy structure. This is a land of extremes, where rainfall is scarce and temperatures range wildly from torrid to far below freezing. The locals say it's th...
2019-07-10 06:45

Turbo VPN is the fastest growing mobile VPN Turbo VPN is the mobile VPN service with the biggest growth in the second quarter of 2019 (compared to the previous year). In research created by mobile analytics company App Annie exclusively for TechRadar, the free VPN privacy app had the larg...
2019-07-17 12:45

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
2019-05-23 11:30

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel says he’s received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might f...
2019-05-22 07:15

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.       ...
2019-07-10 15:45

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all...
2019-06-02 16:15

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
2019-07-11 12:15

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
2019-05-22 01:15

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for vo...
2019-06-06 19:00

Eli Manning’s chemistry growing with two Giants receivers Highlights from the Giants practice on Wednesday: Something good Eli Manning had another solid day, going 5-for-6 in the 7-on-7 drills. He and receiver Bennie Fowler seem to be bolstering their chemistry each day, which was highlighted by several com...
2019-08-14 21:45

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers po...
2019-06-22 04:15

Chefs are now growing seeds specifically for different tastes These chefs are taking the farm-to-table trend to a whole new level. Instead of just buying fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the nearest farm, a growing group of top chefs are also raising their own produce with seeds developed specifically ...
2019-07-01 10:15

Using innovative technology to feed our growing population If you’ve seen Netflix’s new series, “The Society” then you’ll know it follows a group of highschoolers coming to terms with the sudden disappearance of all adults. With no explanation as to how their parents disapp...
2019-06-20 17:30

Rent the Runway Is Growing Fast, and Struggling to Keep Up The clothing-rental company Rent the Runway recently earned a $1 billion valuation, but some aspects of the service haven’t kept up with growth, including satisfaction with clothing availability, technology systems and customer service....
2019-07-23 21:15

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
2019-05-26 19:30

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks a...
2019-07-12 21:30

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last ye...
2019-07-13 05:45

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to ...
2019-05-25 19:45

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday....
2019-07-04 17:30

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw the plant as a future substitute for tobacco, the country's biggest export earning crop....
2019-08-06 23:15

GM: Expectations 'growing' for talent-laden Nets In the wake of an eventful free-agency period that saw the Nets add Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, GM Sean Marks spoke to the need to "stand true to who we have been for three years."...
2019-07-10 02:15

Code Red: Jon Gruden Says Nathan Peterman "Is Growing On Me" When Nathan Peterman finished his tour of pain with the Buffalo Bills last November, he wasn’t sent to football prison, even though that clearly would’ve been the right decision. Peterman earned a second chance with the only team that would make sens...
2019-07-31 17:45

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways Tuesday to fix that process — either by changing r...
2019-07-10 13:00

Why I’m growing bits of human intestine in a dish in the lab The human bowel unfurls to the size of a tennis court – but if stem cell researcher Vivian Li can make just a tiny piece it could revolutionise regenerative medicine...
2019-07-24 00:30

U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching....
2019-07-19 13:15

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
2019-08-17 05:15

Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday reported that its contacts at companies across the country were worried that international trade tensions could weigh on business even as economic activity picked up....
2019-06-05 22:15

ESPN+ adding Bundesliga to its growing soccer portfolio ESPN+ is on the verge of adding what is arguably the second best international soccer league for television, The Post has learned. Sources say that ESPN+ is in the final stages of picking up Germany’s Bundesliga to add to its growing array of soccer ...
2019-07-31 18:45

Royal Caribbean is growing in China despite the economic slowdown — here's why "We're having a record year there. It's much better than last year. It continues to improve," Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain tells Jim Cramer....
2019-07-31 18:30

Facebook has had numerous scandals. So why does user engagement keep growing? Despite Facebook’s numerous scandals, privacy lapses and service outages, user engagement has been on an upswing through the first half of 2019.       ...
2019-07-22 15:30

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others could see major losses at the fall harvest. By now, ...
2019-06-12 07:15

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
2019-07-31 18:15

WeWork preps for IPO with growing revenues and widening losses WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday published detailed financial statements for the first time, showing it lost more than $900 million in the first half of 2019 while revenue doubled, as it steps up preparations for an initial public offering ne...
2019-08-14 16:45

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 20:45

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
2019-08-08 04:00

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better produc...
2019-07-13 05:15

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
2019-05-24 03:15

Timeline: A growing unease in Hong Kong about the future A series of steps by the Chinese and Hong Kong governments in recent years have prompted a growing uneasiness among Hong Kong residents about their future, a concern that burst out in a protest by hundreds of thousands of people last weekend....
2019-06-11 17:30

Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
2019-08-15 06:45

Ocasio-Cortez likens growing cauliflower to colonialism She promised grassroots activism, but this is ridiculous. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at cauliflower, claiming that growing the vegetable in community gardens in non-white neighborhoods is an act of colonialism. “When someone says tha...
2019-05-22 22:15

Blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore, says LinkedIn Blockchain is one of the fastest growing skills among workers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, according to a LinkedIn report published Wednesday. LinkedIn analyzed the skills listed by its members from the APAC region over the last five years to i...
2019-06-19 12:15

Russian defenseman is growing into Rangers’ big trade steal One of the operable words in rebuilding a team is flexibility. And what helps create flexibility is depth. So as the Rangers continuing juggling a handful of scenarios in the lead-up to Monday’s start of free agency — including the possibility of sig...
2019-06-28 15:30

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
2019-07-12 20:15

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based...
2019-06-10 11:00

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the service per day. By way of comparison, YouTube says more than 1.9 billion watch video every month....
2019-06-12 22:15

Dr. Siegel on why teens are 'growing horns' from prolonged cellphone use New research suggests that teens are sprouting horns on the back of their heads, and Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel argued that it's likely connected to prolonged cell phone use....
2019-06-21 18:00

Boston University Joins Growing Online M.B.A. Field Boston University is launching a fully online M.B.A. at a discount to many rivals, becoming the latest private university to bet big on digital education as applications for traditional degrees wane....
2019-07-23 21:15

Boring but necessary: 4 budgeting mistakes to avoid when growing your company It may sound boring, but careful and sensible budgeting is crucial to every growing company. Not only does successful budgeting save time and energy, but it also allows you a more thorough understanding of what about your offering and process works a...
2019-05-21 14:45

Virat Kohli's fan club: 103 million followers -- and growing Virat Kohli is already adored by millions across India and around the globe -- but the nation's cricket captain can now add one of the sport's greatest ever players to his ever expanding fan club....
2019-06-27 19:45

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:30

US fans at heart of growing Arsenal supporter protests "Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club\u0027s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching."...
2019-07-19 03:15

Zachary Levi’s nerves growing before MTV Movie & TV Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi says his nerves are building each day leading up to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in what he calls the “biggest thing” he’s ever hosted. Levi knows those feelings will be amplif...
2019-06-14 15:45

US STOCKS-Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions....
2019-08-19 14:00

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
2019-06-27 22:45

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an inc...
2019-06-20 22:30

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products by distributing it to existing customers....
2019-07-11 23:15

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spr...
2019-06-28 03:00

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
2019-07-13 11:45

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
2019-07-04 12:30

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still ex...
2019-05-21 16:15

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
2019-06-17 20:45

China growing at slowest pace in decades not a sign of weakness China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao from Swiss bank UBS....
2019-07-16 04:30

Joe Hill dishes on ‘NOS4A2’ series and growing up with dad Stephen King When your dad is Stephen King, it makes for an unusual childhood. So it’s no wonder that Joe Hill’s novel about a killer who feeds off children’s souls has been adapted into AMC’s new horror series “NOS4A2.” “When I was 8 years old, my dad did a film...
2019-05-31 19:15

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy as citizens and companies held back on spending....
2019-05-31 17:15

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies...
2019-07-13 07:15

UK flower-growing industry in full bloom and worth £121m Homegrown stems accounted for 14% of £865m worth of flowers sold in Britain last yearThe British-grown flower industry is now worth £121m – up from £82m in 2015 – following years of decline owing to imported stems, figures reveal.Last year homegrown ...
2019-06-13 01:45

Wide Sargasso seaweed: 5,500-mile algae belt keeps on growing ‘Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt’ now appears almost every year, forming largest record bloomIt weighs 20m tonnes, stretches from west Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, and washes up on beaches creating a malodorous stench. Now scientists say a vast swathe...
2019-07-04 21:30

Motorola India to Focus on Growing Business in Online Space Motorola that saw its India shipments decline a whopping 70 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2018, is re-energising its focus on growing business in the online space, a key company official has stressed....
2019-07-01 12:30

In Stranger Things 3, the Hawkins Crew Feel the Pain of Growing Up In Stranger Things season 3, set in the summer of 1985, the Hawkins crew are full-fledged teenagers dealing with new romances and threats old and new. Stranger Things 3 release date in India is July 4......
2019-06-30 09:45

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
2019-06-18 15:15

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of ti...
2019-07-21 16:45

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
2019-06-18 02:15

No room for cheats in Jim Ratcliffe's growing sports empire Jim Ratcliffe will pull the plug on Team Ineos or Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record attempt with immediate effect if either is caught up in cheating....
2019-05-23 22:30

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
2019-07-13 17:30

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the importance of having trusted vendors and backup plans....
2019-06-18 02:15

How Qatar's Cows Show Growing Resistance To Saudi-Led Boycott Three times a day, the Holstein cows on this dairy farm north of Doha placidly step onto a circular platform to get hooked up to automated milking tubes....
2019-07-22 09:30

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks Slovenia's government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals' growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals....
2019-06-12 16:30

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
2019-05-22 06:15

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...
2019-08-13 14:45

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
2019-07-11 19:15

Horns Are Growing on Young People's Skulls Due to Phone Use: Research New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls - bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head....
2019-06-21 07:30

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the self-governed island Beijing regards as part of its territory....
2019-07-24 11:30

Timex joins growing business of blocking electromagnetic waves How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to protect themselves from the ill effects of technology. From paint and tents to hoodies and socks, mak...
2019-08-13 04:15

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
2019-06-27 22:45

Pak-Origin UK Minister Is Latest In Growing List To Replace Theresa May UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to "deliver Brexit" after repeated delays....
2019-05-27 23:30

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunda...
2019-06-09 18:15

New 2019 Audi Q3 Sportback joins brand’s growing SUV range News 23 Jul, 2019 The new Audi Q3 Sportback arrives as a rival for the BMW X2 and Mercedes GLA, and features petrol, diesel and mild hybrid powertrains...
2019-07-24 02:30

Boris Johnson faces growing pressure to comment on row with partner Tory frontrunner’s silence over issue threatens to derail campaign to become PMBoris Johnson is under pressure from a Conservative cabinet minister to explain why police were called to his home after a row with his partner as the issue threatens to d...
2019-06-23 13:45

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship....
2019-06-04 01:30

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the ...
2019-05-22 03:30

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candidates on the fall city council elections.        ...
2019-08-11 04:00

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
2019-06-04 15:00

Iran shows growing fury in the Gulf. It really is desperate to talk The British Heritage super tanker is owned by BP, under a British flag, and on charter to an Anglo-Dutch company, so it's unsurprising that the ship appeared to abandon suddenly its plans over the weekend as it sailed within sight of Iran....
2019-07-12 08:00

India Is Only Major Asian Nation That's Growing Its Export Share India's share of world exports rose to 1.71 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 from 1.58 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017, data compiled by Bloomberg show....
2019-08-01 19:45

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate. The police who keep watch over the town of 16,000 raffled...
2019-07-22 18:00

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
2019-06-01 10:45

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
2019-08-02 08:00

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
2019-08-01 10:30

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores whether this is a fad or the future of food....
2019-06-20 08:30

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that the consequences of rogue scientists “playing God” will lead us down a scary path, and th...
2019-07-31 22:30

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
2019-06-20 19:15

UPDATE 3-WeWork preps for IPO with growing revenues and widening losses WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday published detailed financial statements for the first time, showing it lost more than $900 million in the first half of 2019 while revenue doubled, as it steps up preparations for an initial public offering ne...
2019-08-14 17:15

Brazil's Itau focuses on growing payment app, less on card processing Brazilian lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA is shifting its payment services strategy to focus on its most profitable segments, a senior executive told Reuters, as competition in the card processing business has weighed on fees....
2019-08-14 16:15

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and asserted that he will not let it happen anymore....
2019-08-14 16:15

Chicago Bears' Eddy Pineiro: Scrutiny over kicker competition 'a little exhausting' Eddy Pineiro is in a competition against Elliott Fry for the Bears' kicking job, but scrutiny from previous struggles has Pineiro on edge.       ...
2019-08-13 20:15

European Election Results Show Growing Split Over Union’s Future As both pro-E.U. and anti-E.U. forces seemed likely to claim some victories, the vote made clear that arguing over the future of the bloc would intensify....
2019-05-27 05:45

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It's also no secret that mobile device vendors and ...
2019-07-03 02:15

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
2019-05-30 14:45

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
2019-07-19 02:15

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questi...
2019-06-01 09:15

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
2019-07-13 04:30

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
2019-07-16 21:30

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
2019-07-05 01:01

England's wait for Open glory goes on but list of likely lads is growing Late into Sunday night's celebrations, Shane Lowry stated, simply: "Dreams do come true." But for the Englishmen in the field, winning The Open remains no more than a dream, next year at Royal St George's marking three decades since Nick Faldo was th...
2019-07-22 23:45

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Pro...
2019-05-27 19:30

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier ju...
2019-06-03 12:45

CannTrust shares dive on report that execs knew of unlicensed pot growing CannTrust shares have plummeted further after a report alleging that senior executives were aware of pot cultivation in rooms without government approval....
2019-07-24 23:30

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
2019-05-30 17:15

Real estate CEO John Burns on the growing build-to-rent trend More and more homebuilders are thinking of becoming the landlords of the units they're building. CNBC's Diana Olick and John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting join 'The Exchange' to discuss....
2019-07-31 19:30

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
2019-07-17 00:15

Apple will continue to dominate fast-growing smartwatch market until at least 2023 While the global smartphone market remains stagnant as groundbreaking foldable designs need more time to "stabilize" and 5G deployment is still too slow to make a difference, smartwatch sales continue to grow at an impressive pace around the world, p...
2019-06-20 21:45

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 19:45

Young people growing ‘horns’ on the back of their skulls from phone use: Study A study shows that young people are growing horn-like bone spurs at the base of their head, and researchers believe that the appendages are a result of cellphone use....
2019-06-20 23:15

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices...
2019-05-21 14:37

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
2019-06-17 15:00

The world's population could stop growing by 2100, UN report finds We're getting older, and the global population is expected to peak at about 11 billion, the U.N. Population Division found.        ...
2019-06-19 03:15

China Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Signals Growing Impatience China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs signaled Beijing’s waning patience with protesters in Hong Kong, warning them not to underestimate the strength of the central government and urging the local police to punish those who break the law. ​...
2019-08-06 22:45

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
2019-06-14 22:30

‘There’s no opposition now’: how a quiet Canada town became a world leader in growing weed In an abandoned chocolate factory in Ontario, Canopy Growth is nurturing global ambitions. But could it thrive in Britain?The musky aroma hits you from the car park at the headquarters of Canopy Growth, the world’s largest cannabis company.Inside thi...
2019-06-29 23:15

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday t...
2019-06-29 05:15

Trade War Fight Song Shows Growing Anti-U.S. Sentiment in China Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits.” This privately-produced song h...
2019-05-21 14:45

Budweiser Readies Year's Biggest IPO, Tapping Asia's Growing Thirst 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 15:15

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions overlayed the world around you. So rather than trying to decide “Is it asking me to go down this street...
2019-08-11 00:30

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
2019-06-29 13:30

Alibaba just keeps growing, shrugging off Trump's trade war and China's slowing economy (BABA) REUTERS/Aly Song Chinese retail giant Alibaba has released its quarterly results showing that customers are still flocking to the e-commerce platform despite an ailing domestic economy and an ongoing US-China trade war. The platform has managed to a...
2019-08-16 16:15

Fast-growing Brazil grain trader Gavilon faces tax audit - sources Commodities trader Gavilon do Brasil, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp , is being audited by Brazilian tax authorities, according to two people who asked for anonymity to discuss the confidential matter....
2019-05-31 17:45

Vegan and meat-free fast-food options are growing. Here's where to find them. Del Taco and Blaze Pizza are joining the growing plant-based protein movement. The two restaurant chains are launching new vegan tacos and pizza.       ...
2019-06-28 06:45

UPDATE 4-Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
2019-07-19 02:45

Tech Companies Say it’s Too Hard to Hire High-Skilled Immigrants in the U.S. — So They’re Growing in Canada Instead On a recent Tuesday, Neal Fachan walked down a dock in Seattle’s Lake Union and boarded a blue and yellow Harbour Air seaplane, alongside six other tech executives. He was bound for Vancouver to check on the Canadian office of Qumulo, the Seatt...
2019-07-31 20:15

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
2019-06-14 18:15

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalizing work on a hostel in Taiwan's southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to holiday-makers next month....
2019-06-30 13:45

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride When bitcoin was born it was a symbol of counterculture, a rebel currency with near-anonymity and a lack of regulation. A decade later, there are growing signs it's entering the establishment its creators sought to subvert....
2019-06-13 09:45

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.        ...
2019-07-19 17:45

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his pr...
2019-06-24 02:30

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with the British Conservatives set to choose a new leader....
2019-05-28 18:15

Inside Amazon's growing ad business: Everything we know about how the e-commerce giant is making inroads with marketers Reuters/Joshua Roberts Amazon is steadily building an advertising business that competes with Google and Facebook. Amazon's ad business doubled year-over-year and made $10 billion in 2018. Analysts expect for it to grow significantly more over the c...
2019-06-22 14:30

Curbing malicious behavior and growing users: Why Twitter stock popped 20% in July From curbing malicious behavior to accelerating user growth, the social media site ended the first half on a high note.       ...
2019-08-11 16:15

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD) The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment. BI Intellige...
2019-07-17 08:45

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
2019-05-21 20:15

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
2019-05-22 10:45

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of doll...
2019-05-21 16:15

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status amid a diplomatic row....
2019-08-12 17:00

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
2019-06-22 01:00

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
2019-07-23 20:15

Paul Feig and Veena Sud added to Quibi's growing star-studded roster of creators Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service Quibi is shaping up to be a hub for some of the industry’s biggest filmmakers. (Well, let’s be real: the billion-dollar content budget probably helps.) On Sunday Katzenberg announced a f...
2019-06-12 04:45

Frontier Airlines growing again: 9 new nonstop routes, including Las Vegas flights, $29 intro fares The Denver-based discount airline is expanding heavily in Las Vegas, with new flights from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland and other cities.       ...
2019-06-27 18:45

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consu...
2019-07-10 06:45

Elon Musk shakes up Tesla Autopilot team after growing frustrated with the group’s progress While the Autopilot capability of Tesla vehicles has improved markedly over time, the Autopilot team responsible for delivering said capabilities has long seemed to be plagued by dysfunction. Going back to 2017, there were credible reports that the t...
2019-07-10 06:30

'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutionalFrom the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota to tree-sits in Texas, activists have attempted t...
2019-07-08 13:45

R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Drea Opens Up in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Trailer: "He Cracked Me, But He Didn't Break Me" The drama is just getting started for Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. E! News has your exclusive first look at the third season of the WEtv reality show, below, featuring R. Kelly's ex-wife......
2019-05-22 18:00

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
2019-05-21 16:15

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds balance on toothpicks in wineglasses of water on my kitchen windowsill. They have been there since April...
2019-06-19 04:15

As 2020 race heats up, growing worries Warren and Sanders will split leftist vote At rallies at the Iowa State Fair last week, 2020 White House contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders drew raucous crowds who chanted their names, waved signs and cheered at their every pledge....
2019-08-13 16:15

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, Hong Kong paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
2019-05-23 15:30

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delive...
2019-06-06 03:30

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almost entirely reliant on the ability to at all times...
2019-06-21 10:45

Dr. Pimple Popper drained an orange-sized lump that was growing on the back of a woman's thigh for 10 years drpimplepopper/Instagram Editor's note: This story contains spoilers and graphic images of skin conditions. In episode 2 of season 3 of "Dr. Pimple Popper," Dr. Sandra Lee treats a women named Leta who has had a lump the size of an orange on her lef...
2019-07-19 08:45

Lindsey Graham: Russia 'collusion narrative died with the Mueller report,' 'corruption' case growing The narrative that President Trump colluded with Russia "died" with the Mueller report's release, but the case alleging corruption in the origins of the probe is growing....
2019-06-12 04:45

Ja Rule's Kids Question His Fyre Festival Sequel Plans in Growing Up Hip Hop: New York Sneak Peek Was Fyre Festival the most iconic festival that never happened? Festival co-founder Ja Rule certainly thinks so, and he might be right, though "iconic" might be a questionable......
2019-08-19 19:00

Telehealth industry defined: the services, systems, benefits & trends of a growing digital health segment This is a preview of The Digital Health Ecosystem research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Health industry research reports. As digital transformation continues permeating th...
2019-08-12 14:30

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
2019-06-18 19:01

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
2019-08-08 04:00

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
2019-05-21 15:00

Trash heaps in downtown Los Angeles continue growing months after multiple typhus cases: report Trash is a growing problem for residents in Los Angeles and as the garbage piles up, so do the rats, fueling concerns about flea-borne typhus, according to reports....
2019-05-22 04:30

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richar...
2019-08-07 16:00

Chris Farley’s brother recalls growing up with comic legend, shares how family healed after tragic death Kevin Farley, the younger brother of late comic Chris Farley, has come forward to share his bittersweet memories with the “Saturday Night Live” legend....
2019-05-27 12:45

Athletes turn to plant-based and vegan diets to gain edge in a growing sports world trend Veganism is on the rise in the United States and elite athletes are turning to the diet, particularly at the peak and latter stages of their careers.       ...
2019-08-09 02:15

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news brok...
2019-06-19 16:15

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22 18:45

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The serv...
2019-07-12 22:15

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
2019-07-18 02:15

REGTECH REVISITED: How the regtech landscape is evolving to address FIs' ever growing compliance needs BI Intelligence 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. Regtech solutions seemed to offer the solution to f...
2019-06-08 04:15

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 12:45

REPORT: Ant Financial and Tencent are rapidly growing their financial services ecosystems — here's exactly what they offer and where we think they'll go next (TCEHY) This is a preview of the Fintech Disruptors from the East research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Over the past 15 years, spending in China has be...
2019-06-07 23:15

'Dead zone': Data confirms dire warnings about algae growing in Chesapeake Bay Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing "dead zone" in the Chesapeake Bay. Data confirms their dire warnings.        ...
2019-08-17 07:15

Selma Blair growing 'seemingly sicker' from multiple sclerosis, dreams of horseback riding Despite being "seemingly sicker" from her multiple sclerosis battle, Selma Blair still aims to ride horses again: "I am asking for it all."        ...
2019-07-19 13:45

These Kids Know ‘Stranger Things.’ But What’s Stranger Than Growing Up? Monstrous evil isn’t the only thing that’s grown in the fictional town of Hawkins, Ind. The young stars of Netflix’s coming-of-age series reflect on where they’ve been and where they’re headed....
2019-06-27 19:30

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.       ...
2019-05-21 17:45

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
2019-05-22 08:45

LGBTQ representation in children's TV is growing: 'We're talking about the love of a family' Recent episodes of kids' shows like "The Bravest Knight," "Arthur," "My Little Pony" and "Andi Mack" have placed a spotlight on LTBTQ characters.        ...
2019-08-01 04:30

R. Kelly's ex-wife Drea says the singer 'cracked me': 'Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta' R. Kelly's family is still dealing with the fallout from his legal troubles and the allegations highlighted in Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" docu-series.        ...
2019-05-23 05:45

CBD Is Already Everywhere. How Will the Government Handle It? The cannabis plant contains more than 100 compounds known as cannabinoids. Of them, one–cannabidiol, or CBD–presents the U.S. with unique potential in public health and business, as well as a good deal of political and legal confusion. Th...
2019-06-06 16:30

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
2019-05-21 21:01

UK Government not doing enough to fend off cyberattacks A new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed that the UK government has not done enough when it comes to developing long-term objectives for the National Cyber Security Strategy.According to the report, the current strategy, whi...
2019-06-06 04:15

Singapore government to run another bug bounty Its third with bug bounty platform HackerOne, the Singapore government is looking to identify potential security holes across nine online digital services as well as ICT systems with high user engagement....
2019-07-01 09:15

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
2019-08-07 22:00

How to Find and Apply For Government Benefits When you’re down on your luck, it’s easy to assume that there’s no help—but there are a wide range of programs and benefits in the United States that can help get you back on your feet....
2019-07-08 22:30

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)   ...
2019-06-28 09:45

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
2019-08-12 23:45

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for severa...
2019-07-11 23:30

UK PM Johnson gives brother Jo government role British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his younger brother Jo Johnson a job in his new government on Wednesday, appointing him as a minister of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the PM's office said in a stateme...
2019-07-25 01:45

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
2019-06-03 15:15

Moldova Has a New Government. The Old One Is Refusing to Leave. Two of Moldova’s largest parties formed a coalition to oust the third from power. Only one problem: Its officials have refused to vacate their offices....
2019-06-11 03:30

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measures, but would not affect government work....
2019-07-10 16:45

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
2019-05-23 14:30

No Huawei ban in Dutch 5G rollout: government The Dutch government will force telecoms companies to vet their equipment suppliers more thoroughly as they roll out 5G mobile networks, but made no mention of banning China's Huawei or any other supplier over spying fears....
2019-07-01 22:30

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
2019-07-22 22:01

Government Shelves Sale Of Air India For Now The aviation sector is facing turmoil with one of its biggest private carriers, Jet Airways, facing bankruptcy, while passenger growth in the market overall has slowed....
2019-06-27 21:01

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
2019-05-26 18:15

Voters Are Less Scared of Government Healthcare Than You Think Democratic supporters of the public option, which include Joe Biden but also Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, fear more than anything the wrath of the imaginary Voter Who Would Die For Their Private Insurer. A new poll from Morning Consult revea...
2019-07-17 17:30

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Gains U.S. government bond prices climbed, extending their recent rally as investors remained nervous about the Trump administration’s tariff policies and signs of a slowing global economy....
2019-06-03 18:30

U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58%: U.S. government More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained offline on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. drilling regulator said, as most oil companies were re-staffing facilities to resume production....
2019-07-16 22:30

Botswana government to appeal against law legalising gay sex Attorney general says high court was mistaken in its ruling decriminalising homosexualityBotswana’s government will appeal against a high court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to s...
2019-07-06 12:30

| Zambians march against graft in government Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied in Zambia's capital Lusaka - to kick start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government....
2019-07-21 10:15

No Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India, Government Says Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified....
2019-07-20 13:45

U.S. Government Bonds Pull Back U.S. government bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”...
2019-06-05 03:15

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
2019-06-07 19:45

AI cannot progress without a government-led code of ethics The choices we make today about how to govern AI will determine whether our future resembles dystopian science fiction, or something akin to Star Trek.Read More...
2019-06-30 00:30

Swiss government wants further talks on accord with EU BERLIN (AP) — The Swiss government says it wants further talks with the European Union about an accord that’s intended to regulate bilateral ties between the Alpine country and the 28-nation bloc. The Swiss Cabinet said Friday that it has ̶...
2019-06-07 20:01

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, a...
2019-08-07 00:30

Government Is "Pessimistic" About Economy, Says P Chidambaram Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said there are no sector-wise growth projections in the pre-Budget Economic Survey tabled in parliament and the government itself appears to be......
2019-07-04 18:30

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government should do....
2019-07-09 02:15

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
2019-07-22 14:15

Government borrowing leaps by 33% in tax year's first quarter Higher spending and debt interest payments pushed government borrowing up by a third in the first three months of the tax year, according to official figures....
2019-07-19 12:30

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or ba...
2019-07-23 05:45

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundreds of pages of Telegram messages between Rosselló...
2019-07-15 08:45

OAS calls on Nicaragua to release all government opponents The Organization of American States is urging Nicaragua to release all imprisoned government opponents, cancel the legal cases against them and restore fundamental rights...
2019-06-21 01:30

UP Government Introduces Khadi School Uniforms The Uttar Pradesh government has introduced Khadi school uniforms on a pilot basis in some districts of the state to promote the indigenous fabric among children, the state's basic education minister......
2019-06-20 23:15

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
2019-07-20 23:15

No statement from British PM May tonight: UK government source British Prime Minister Theresa May will not make a statement later on Wednesday a government source said, responding to reports she could resign as early as this evening over opposition to her Brexit deal....
2019-05-22 19:45

China government think tank presses for 2025 CO2 cap An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
2019-08-14 14:45

UPDATE 1-U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58% -U.S. government More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained offline on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. drilling regulator said, as most oil companies were re-staffing facilities to resume production....
2019-07-16 22:15

BJP Government In UP "Dictatorially Inclined": Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday accused the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh of being "dictatorially inclined" and said party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's "imprisonment" at Chunar......
2019-07-20 11:30

Government to TikTok: Answer Queries or Face Ban Government has issued notices to social media platforms Tiktok and Helo along with a set of 21 questions threatening to ban these apps if it does not receive appropriate response, official sources......
2019-07-18 09:15

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament....
2019-05-30 17:15

Liz Truss calls on Government to put more money into tackling FGM Liz Truss today called on the Government to prioritise public spending on tackling female genital mutilation because of its economic impact on women....
2019-06-11 03:15

New Government To Present Union Budget On July 5 The Union Budget for the current financial year will be presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be presented on July 5, the government announced on Friday....
2019-05-31 17:30

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
2019-07-19 10:45

Government defeat is the start of a new rebel alliance The final Commons defeat for Theresa May was delivered on Thursday as 47 Conservative MPs defied a three-line whip to prevent the suspension of parliament this autumn for force through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-07-19 02:15

PM Modi Visits Arun Jaitley Who Wants To Opt Out Of Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi today drove down to senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley's house to ask him to reconsider his decision and remain in the government, sources have told NDTV....
2019-05-29 21:30