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Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending

The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s a...

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending

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Bumble owner to spend $100 mln on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
2019-06-14 23:30

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
2019-06-15 00:30

Tinder’s popularity overseas boosts new subscriber numbers, defies estimates Popular dating app Tinder is only getting hotter — thanks to its growing popularity overseas. Shares of Tinder parent company Match Group soared to record heights on Wednesday after it told investors that Tinder added 503,000 new subscribers in the s...
2019-08-09 12:30

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
2019-06-14 16:15

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
2019-07-16 07:45

BA owner boosts Boeing with deal to buy 200 737 MAX jets The owner of British Airways has signed a letter of intent to order 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets - the aircraft model currently grounded following two deadly crashes....
2019-06-19 03:15

Marriott owner facing huge GDPR breach fine The owner of the Marriott hotel chain is set to face a £99m fine following a data breach that left thousand of customer details exposed.The fine from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) comes after the personal data of app...
2019-07-09 19:15

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
2019-08-07 14:15

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
2019-06-21 17:45

Bumble and Gen. G form first pro all-women 'Fortnite' team Women make up roughly 35 percent of Fortnite's players, but none of them were represented at this year's World Cup. Bumble, the women-first dating app, has teamed up with esports organization Gen. G in order to change that. The two companie...
2019-08-07 08:45

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was ...
2019-06-21 01:30

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spe...
2019-07-12 05:15

Bumble hiring person to travel the world and go on dates for a year Dating app Bumble is looking for a singleton to travel the world going on dates. The app is hiring a “Global Connector Bee” to test out its matchmaking service across the globe. And the lucky employee will be paid to fly as far-flung as A...
2019-06-08 00:15

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male coll...
2019-07-09 01:30

Kenny Stills criticizes Dolphins owner for Trump fundraiser, owner responds Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized owner Stephen Ross for hosting a Donald Trump fundraiser Wednesday on TWITTER. The Dolphins' billionaire owner responded with a statement hours later....
2019-08-08 15:30

USA TODAY owner Gannett and GateHouse Media owner agreed to merge together On their own, each company has dealt with the decline of print revenue caused by the disruptive forces of online news, social media and smartphones.       ...
2019-08-06 19:45

GateHouse Media owner to acquire USA TODAY owner Gannett GateHouse Media owner and USA TODAY owner Gannett have agreed to merge in a deal aimed at cutting costs and enabling digital growth.       ...
2019-08-05 21:15

Has Tinder lost its spark? Dating apps are a huge success – but people are looking elsewhere for the perfect matchOn paper, it’s a great time to be on a dating app. In the seven years since Tinder’s entrance on to the dating scene in 2012, it has gone from fringe novelty to ro...
2019-08-11 21:00

Tinder's most 'swiped-right' man on how to get more dates Tinder’s most ‘swiped-right’ man reveals how you can bag more dates, from logging on at 2 p.m. on Sundays to uploading photos with yellow backgrounds....
2019-08-03 11:15

‘Is 55 Too Old to Go on Tinder?’ What Dating Looks Like for the Middle-Aged I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about dating apps lately. There are 2 a.m. texts like: “Is 55 too old to go on Tinder?” And existential laments like: “I thought I was just leafing through photos but it turns out I was sw...
2019-08-07 02:30

Tinder will let you list your sexual orientation in your profile With the arrival of Pride month, dating app Tinder is making moves to be more welcoming to LGBT users for the event and beyond. In collaboration with GLAAD, the company has announced it will now let users list their sexual orientation in their profil...
2019-06-04 17:15

DC Rally Against Tech 'Censorship' Seems to Be Mostly This Guy Screaming About His Tinder Ban Today in apocryphal right-wing horror stories of Big Tech’s censorship of conservatives: This dude at a D.C. “Demand Free Speech” rally to “demand unbiased social media, and an end to censorship” thrown by the far-right Proud Boys organization on Sat...
2019-07-06 23:00

Tinder lawsuit: ex-VP accuses former CEO of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian says she was fired after she complained about alleged 2016 attack by Gregory BlattAn ex-executive at dating site Tinder has sued the company and says she was sexually assaulted by its former CEO.The lawsuit filed on Monday in Los An...
2019-08-06 05:15

Former Tinder exec sues ex-CEO and IAC on claim of sexual assault Rosette Pambakian, who previously served as vice president of marketing and communications at Tinder, alleges in the complaint that she was fired in part for claiming Blatt sexually assaulted her.....
2019-08-06 03:30

Russia Targets Tinder as a Warning to Facebook and Twitter Tinder last week agreed to store data in Russia and comply with government information requests. Analysts say the regime was sending a message to other online players....
2019-06-12 15:30

Russia requires Tinder to provide data on its users MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s communications regulator says that Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a new list of online services operating in Russia that...
2019-06-03 15:45

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate Tinder wants to keep its users safe in the nearly 70 countries that have discriminatory LGBTQ laws. Today, the company is launching a feature called Traveller Alert. When members of the LGBTQ community open the app in one of those countries, the aler...
2019-07-24 20:15

Russia orders Tinder to turn over user data Personal user data from the popular dating app Tinder can now be monitored by Russian intelligence agencies after it was added to a special data storage register. Tinder could be banned in Russia if it fails to comply....
2019-06-03 23:45

Match Group surges as Tinder drives earnings beat Online dating services provider Match Group Inc forecast third-quarter sales above estimates and reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as its popular app Tinder attracted more users....
2019-08-07 02:30

Creep pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 12-year-old he met on Tinder A 22-year-old California creep admitted to having sex with a 12-year-old girl he met on Tinder — and was sentenced to roughly a year in prison. Sean Michael Rickard, of Anaheim, pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor Wednesday and...
2019-07-13 04:30

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand, but had not divulged anyone's personal information yet....
2019-06-04 20:45

Tinder Bypasses Google Play Joining Revolt Against App Store Fee Tinder joined a growing backlash against app store taxes by bypassing Google Play in a move that could shake up the billion-dollar industry dominated by Google and Apple....
2019-07-20 13:45

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
2019-06-03 22:30

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and lower-cost phones. It still has the familiar swip...
2019-07-11 03:45

Tinder the Top Revenue Generating Non-Game App in H1 2019: Sensor Tower While consumers spent an estimated $25.5 billion globally on Apple's App Store in the first half of 2019, Google Play's estimated gross revenue was $14.2 billion for the half, the research showed....
2019-07-13 19:30

Tinder's new feature lets users choose up to three sexual orientations Starting this month, the app will include a new "orientation" feature, which allows users to choose from several terms to describe their sexual orientation....
2019-06-05 14:15

Nxivm leader allegedly had sex slave troll Tinder for more virgins Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere sought virgins as sex slaves and even had his first slave take to hook-up app Tinder to find him new recruits, according to messages revealed in court Wednesday. Jurors on Raniere’s sex-trafficking trial wi...
2019-06-06 01:15

Boyfriend Dungeon interview: Falling in love with ‘Tinder for Swords’ Boyfriend Dungeon is a role-playing game in which you date your weapons. Kitfox Studios captain Tanya Short shared how this unique conceit came about.Read More...
2019-07-05 01:30

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entir...
2019-07-22 06:15

Russia orders Tinder dating app to share user data on demand Russia said on Monday it had added the popular dating app Tinder to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to law enforcement agencies on demand, including the main successor agency to the Soviet-era KGB....
2019-06-03 22:00

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
2019-07-24 19:15

Tinder’s Newest Feature Aims to Keep LGBTQ People Safer Across the World With a new feature, Tinder says it wants to make the swiping experience safer for its LGBTQ users traveling and living in certain countries. On Wednesday, the dating app introduced a new safety update dubbed “Traveler Alert” that will war...
2019-07-25 01:30

How we met: ‘His Tinder profile said he wanted to cycle round the world. I asked: When are we leaving?’ Mike and Helen Langridge live in Edinburgh. Mike, 32, is a solicitor and Helen, 30, works for an outdoors clothing companyWhen Helen saw on Mike’s Tinder profile that he was a keen cyclist and wanted to cycle around the world, she sent him a message....
2019-07-15 20:15

Russia intel agencies can now force Tinder to hand over user data MOSCOW — Dating app Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies, the country’s communications regulator said Monday. The app was included on a new list of online services operating in Russia that are required to...
2019-06-03 19:30

Tinder required to provide user data to Russian government: report The Russian government on Monday reportedly announced that the dating app Tinder is required to release user data to state intelligence agencies in an effort to control online activity....
2019-06-03 21:15

Russia Orders Tinder to Share User Data Amid Online Clampdown Russian authorities have ordered dating app Tinder to share user data and messages with government and intelligence agencies, in the latest sign of Moscow’s tightening grip over online activities in the country....
2019-06-03 19:30

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence agencies, part of the country’s widening crackdown on internet freedoms. The communications regula...
2019-06-03 21:15

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
2019-07-20 00:15

BP boosts Saudi, U.S. oil reserves estimates BP raised its estimates of Saudi and U.S. crude oil reserves at the end of last year by 12% and 22%, respectively, in its benchmark 2019 Statistical Review of World Energy....
2019-06-11 16:45

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currently unspecified, locations coming online later in th...
2019-06-13 15:00

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
2019-07-09 22:30

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well agains...
2019-07-12 02:45

Zendesk boosts CRM capabilities with Smooch deal Zendesk has announced that it has acquired the Montreal-based company Smooch which provides a platform to help connect businesses with customers across a wide variety of messaging platforms both on the web and on mobile.The acquisition will help the ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s latest campaign-finance report shows the Republican loaned $2 million to his reelection campaign just before last month’s primary election. The report submitted on Thursday shows Bevin raised nearly...
2019-06-28 15:15

Pew: Mexico deports more illegal immigrants than US, boosts apprehensions 32% Mexico is paying attention to the surge of illegal immigrants through its nation, recently deporting more than the United States and arresting 32% more than it did last year, according to a new report....
2019-06-12 18:30

Trump boosts reputation of cozying up dictators at G-20 Summit President Donald Trump continued to embrace a reputation of cozying up to dictators Friday, defending his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-30 03:30

BP Boosts Its Biofuels Business with Brazilian Joint Venture Energy giant BP is doubling down on biofuels with a joint venture with agricultural trader Bunge in Brazil, betting that the global movement to reduce carbon emissions will boost demand for low-carbon fuels....
2019-07-22 18:00

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals at whi...
2019-06-07 23:30

Strong Jobs Report Boosts Discount Brokers Shares of discount brokerage firms such as E*Trade and Charles Schwab were among the top gainers in the S&P 500 stock index after the Labor Department released stronger-than-expected U.S. employment data....
2019-07-05 20:45

Dropbox Boosts Storage, Features, and Price for 'Plus' Users We’ll start with the semi-bad news: Dropbox is kicking up the price of its Plus plan from $10 to $12 per month. You’ll have to go for one fewer coffee if you want to stay on budget with your wild cloud-storage spending....
2019-05-31 05:15

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
2019-05-28 21:45

Buffett's Berkshire boosts Amazon.com bet, attracts Ackman Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said it boosted its stake in Amazon.com Inc by 11% during the second quarter, increasing its bet on the powerful online retailer even as stocks traded near record highs....
2019-08-15 06:45

Ferrari boosts engine in Barcelona to try to catch Mercedes Five rounds into the Formula One season and Ferrari is already running out of time to catch Mercedes in the championship race        ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as ...
2019-06-21 00:45

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar and yields drop World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as...
2019-06-20 22:30

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
2019-06-12 20:30

Michelisz boosts WTCR title hopes with Nurburgring Nordschleife win Hyundai World Touring Car Cup driver Norbert Michelisz boosted his title chances by claiming his first victory of 2019 in the opening Nurburgring Nordschleife race...
2019-06-21 22:01

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
2019-06-19 06:00

Nvidia boosts self-driving AI business with Volvo trucks deal Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, in a boost for the U.S. chipmaker that was ditched by Tesla last year....
2019-06-18 13:15

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health...
2019-06-13 15:45

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
2019-06-18 10:30

Wall St. rises as Huawei reprieve boosts tech shares Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
2019-05-22 05:15

WRC Finland: Tanak closes in on victory, Hyundai boosts Neuville Ott Tanak is one stage away from securing his second consecutive Rally Finland victory, while his World Rally Championship rival Thierry Neuville moved up a place following Hyundai team orders...
2019-08-04 14:45

Clint Frazier boosts trade value as scouts linger over Yankees’ win BALTIMORE — With the Giants and Pirates having scouts at Camden Yards on Tuesday night, Clint Frazier could not have picked a better time to display his right-handed power in front of clubs who could provide a starting job for him. The going-nowhere ...
2019-05-22 07:45

Demand for fiber broadband to watch Netflix boosts UK's TalkTalk British broadband provider TalkTalk reported a 17% rise in full-year core earnings to 237 million pounds ($300 million), in line with expectations, as it benefited from lower costs and customers switching to faster fiber products to watch video....
2019-05-24 04:15

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
2019-06-09 15:30

Trump administration: Energy storage boosts renewables, national security Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-12 19:30

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
2019-06-12 18:45

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
2019-08-07 18:00

Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals: BP Extreme temperatures around the globe drove a sharp acceleration in energy demand and carbon emissions last year, oil giant BP said on Tuesday, issuing a stark warning that the world risks losing the battle against climate change....
2019-06-11 18:45

UnitedHealth boosts earnings forecast, set to pass price discounts to patients UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick with its decision to pass on drug maker discounts to patients to help them beat rising medicine prices despite the U.S. government having withdrawn a similar proposed policy in its health programs, its top executive...
2019-07-18 21:00

iQOS boosts Philip Morris International's quarterly profit, revenue Philip Morris International beat second-quarter earnings and revenue estimates while hiking its full-year forecast as its new tobacco products gain momentum....
2019-07-18 15:30

Odion Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As Nigeria finish Third Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists....
2019-07-18 05:30

Oil falls as U.S. resumes Gulf of Mexico output, boosts shale supplies Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry and as U.S. shale production is set to rise to a record....
2019-07-16 10:30

Canada’s low unemployment rate boosts demand for temporary foreign workers The federal government says the volume of applications to hire temporary foreign workers is up almost 25 per cent over last year - partly because of Canada's low unemployment rates....
2019-06-05 09:30

Expect pricier toys this Christmas as Trump boosts China tariffs In the toy industry, Trump's new tariffs on China come at a particularly bad time: September is a peak holiday shipping month for toy companies....
2019-08-04 21:15

Wells Fargo boosts estimate for possible legal reserve shortfall to $3.9 billion Wells Fargo & Co said on Friday that it boosted its estimate for a possible legal reserve shortfall to $3.9 billion for the quarter ending June 30, from $3.1 billion earlier this year, according to a regulatory filing....
2019-08-03 00:30

UPDATE 2-Nvidia boosts self-driving AI business with Volvo trucks deal Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, in a boost for the U.S. chipmaker that was ditched by Tesla last year....
2019-06-18 13:15

METALS-Weaker dollar boosts copper prices to near 1-week high Copper prices rose to near their one-week highs on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve amid rising risks to trade and global growth....
2019-06-05 07:45

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judge ordering her to repay him....
2019-07-01 11:45

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
2019-05-21 16:15

‘Winning helps’: World Cup journey boosts women’s football revival in Italy Milena Bertolini’s team face the Netherlands in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final and the country is beginning to appreciate the women’s game once moreIn 2015 a senior Italian football official dismissed female players as a “bunch of lesbians”. Feli...
2019-06-29 09:15

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
2019-07-11 00:15

AmEx warns of higher costs as it boosts rewards program, shares fall American Express Co warned of higher operating costs this year as the credit card issuer spends heavily on rewards programs to attract customers in an increasingly crowded market, sending its shares down 2.5% on Friday....
2019-07-19 22:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges higher as Fed's Williams boosts rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams further cemented expectations for interest rate cuts from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
2019-07-18 23:45

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
2019-08-13 00:45

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-12 03:45

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Centauro boosts offer for Netshoes to outbid Magazine Luiza Apparel retailer Grupo SBF SA , operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, has boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70 per share, as it tries to outbid rival contender Magazine Luiza SA....
2019-06-12 17:30

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
2019-06-14 14:30

CEE MARKETS-Lender OTP boosts Budapest stock index, regional FX treads water Hungary led central European share gains on Friday, driven by strong earnings by OTP , the region's biggest independent lender, while currencies trod water, mirroring the euro that shrugged off Italy's ruling coalition tensions. OTP shares initia...
2019-08-09 11:00

LG’s practical innovation, the V50 ThinQ 5G's Dual Screen, boosts gaming and productivity without folding a phone Advertorial by LG (disclaimer)We probed you recently whether you plan on buying a 5G phone this year, and a quarter of our respondents answered affirmatively, despite the dearth of such devices. After all, 5G is the newest and hottest trend in mobile...
2019-05-21 16:45

Surprise rise in Chinese exports boosts shares in Europe and Asia – business live Greek unemployment drops to 8-year lowGold, a safe-haven asset, hovers near $1,500 an ounce 11.47am BST Craig Erlam, senior market analyst UK and EMEA at trading platform Oanda, has sent us his thoughts.It’s been a wild ride in the markets so far thi...
2019-08-08 13:45

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy....
2019-07-01 22:45

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communi...
2019-05-26 16:45

Trump administration boosts ability to deny green cards to immigrants using welfare programs The Trump administration on Monday issued a long-awaited rule strengthening the ability of federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on government aid. ...
2019-08-12 22:15

Royal & Ancient Golf Club boosts Women's British Open purse by 40% for next 5 years The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew announced a sizable boost in the purse for golf's AIG Women's British Open next month.        ...
2019-07-08 15:45

Trump Boosts Fired Google Engineer Who Proposed Richard Spencer Fundraiser, Suggested Skinheads Rebrand On Monday morning, President Donald Trump finally took the time to issue a (hollow and thoroughly unconvincing) denunciation of white supremacy in the wake of mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas over the weekend that collectively result...
2019-08-06 07:45

R Kelly facing further sex charges Singer R Kelly is facing further sex crimes allegations after being accused of paying a 17-year-old girl to dance naked for him after meeting her before a concert in 2001....
2019-08-06 00:00

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
2019-06-08 06:15

NVIDIA 'Super' GPU leaks hint at not-so-super speed boosts There might not be much mystery left to NVIDIA's "Super" launch. VideoCardz claims to have detailed specs and release details for the company's GeForce RTX Super lineup, and they appear to be what you'd expect: souped-up versions of e...
2019-06-29 00:30

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network are facing on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
2019-05-28 15:15

Switzerland-EU partnership row facing deadline Easy trading in Swiss shares from within the EU could crumble at midnight Sunday in a row over a new partnership deal. For months, Bern has refused to sign the long-negotiated treaty text on multiple links with the bloc....
2019-06-30 18:15

At least one more contender facing the axe following fractious TV debate At least one more contender for the Tory leadership will be eliminated from the race today, following a sometimes fractious, but largely inconclusive TV debate....
2019-06-19 05:45

Neymar facing two police investigations Accused of raping and assaulting a Brazilian model in a hotel room in Paris last month, Brazilian footballer Neymar is facing two separate police investigations in Brazil, according to Rio de Janeiro's Police press office....
2019-06-08 02:30

Mexico facing a guacamole crisis It has become increasingly common for Mexico City's taquerias to serve fake guacamole in their tacos. The guacamole no longer has any avocado. High demand, measly harvests and US and Mexican drug cartels are to blame....
2019-07-22 23:45

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
2019-08-13 05:15

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Fed...
2019-07-14 19:45

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal government's 2019 budget deficit is slated to surpass the $1 trillion mark....
2019-08-13 17:15

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
2019-06-12 17:30

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
2019-05-22 00:30

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
2019-07-06 06:30

'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

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
2019-06-19 16:45

R. Kelly facing sex crimes charges in Minnesota Minnesota authorities are charging R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged 2001 incident.        ...
2019-08-06 04:30

'The small car market is facing an ownership revolution' Opinion 15 Aug, 2019 With small cars getting increasingly more expensive, owners are turning more to PCP deals to get the best value, says John McIIroy...
2019-08-16 16:45

Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence....
2019-06-10 13:15

9 challenges facing Amazon on its 25th birthday Amazon has a lot to smile about as it celebrates its 25th birthday. But the groundbreaking company is also dealing with a host of controversy and problems....
2019-07-04 17:45

He threw a fridge off a cliff, now he's facing trial A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff in Almería, Spain. Police made him haul it back up and now he's facing trial and a possible fine....
2019-08-04 22:15

Facebook says some users facing outage on its platforms Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram....
2019-07-03 22:30

NYSE floor traders are facing job extinction The New York Stock Exchange’s fabled floor traders, fearing steeper job losses in their already diminished ranks, are an endangered species. With the heyday of the human floor trader now ancient history, many observers say the bell now tolls for the ...
2019-08-04 18:45

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas’ 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. But when what initially sounded like a truck backfiring cla...
2019-06-18 23:45

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
2019-06-16 18:45

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
2019-06-14 22:00

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President ...
2019-08-01 05:30

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending increased 0.4% in May, a modest gain that suggests Americans remain cautious about their finances. The Commerce Department said Friday that incomes rose 0.5% and inflation remained tame, increasing just 1.5% in the...
2019-06-28 15:15

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
2019-06-13 10:30

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the presidential candidates spending the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
2019-08-14 20:15

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, ...
2019-06-18 23:30

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
2019-08-13 07:30

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger ...
2019-06-20 13:45

Argentina again facing early elimination at Copa America BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — A year later, Argentina is again facing the prospect of an early elimination. After struggling in the group stage of the World Cup in Russia, Argentina also got off to a bad start at the Copa America in Brazil. And anoth...
2019-06-19 00:30

The Yankees’ obstacle facing the rolling Domingo German The winningest pitcher in baseball may have to sacrifice that title to help the Yankees win a championship. Domingo German moved ahead of Justin Verlander by earning his major league-best 16th victory in the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Orioles Tuesday ...
2019-08-14 15:45

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
2019-08-13 02:15

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worth...
2019-06-23 10:30

America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
2019-08-15 01:45

Accused: the Russians facing 'politically motivated' charges Journalist Ivan Golunov was freed after an outcry. Others have not been so fortunateThe case of Ivan Golunov, a Russian investigative reporter who was arrested on drug dealing charges and beaten in jail, has cast a renewed spotlight on those who fall...
2019-06-15 10:15

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
2019-06-05 00:30

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 17:45

Alternative medicine therapist in Radford facing charges RADFORD, Va. (AP) — Authorities in southwest Virginia have charged an practitioner of alternative medicine with 65 counts of performing procedures without a license. The Roanoke Times reports that Martin Riding of Radford has been indicted on multipl...
2019-06-21 15:30

RJ Barrett on first Knicks game — and facing Zion Williamson LAS VEGAS — RJ Barrett has faced Zion Williamson countless times in practice as teammates at Duke. Now they get the Las Vegas stage as opponents. Barrett, the Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 lefty lottery pick, doesn’t have any grand advice for his Knicks teamm...
2019-07-05 04:45

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tournament that the U.S. hasn’t scored through the first 45 minutes, as the Americans recorded their first t...
2019-07-07 21:30

Germany facing risk of increased water shortages Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing....
2019-08-08 15:30

Reports: Cardinals' Harrison facing assault charges Police in North Carolina issued a felony arrest warrant Wednesday for Arizona Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison on charges of assault by strangulation and assault on a female, multiple outlets reported....
2019-07-17 19:30

Yankees’ Luke Voit facing two very different injury options TORONTO — There is a chance for a resolution to Luke Voit’s hernia problem this week. Either the Yankees first baseman is going to be able to return to action from the injured list or he will have season-ending surgery. “It is possible, want to see h...
2019-08-11 13:00

Osaka, Azarenka facing different pressures at French Open While Naomi Osaka is feeling the weight of her first Slam as world No. 1, second-round opponent Victoria Azarenka is trying to climb back to those heights....
2019-05-29 20:30

Nintendo is facing a class-action lawsuit over ‘Joy-Con drift’ As more and more reports of flaws in the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers surface, a New England law firm is championing the players with a lawsuit against the company. If you haven’t experienced it, the fault occurs sometimes in Joy-Con that ha...
2019-07-23 00:30

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
2019-08-03 04:00

Baidu is facing an unlikely challenger in China's search market TikTok parent ByteDance recently announced plans to launch a search product to challenge incumbent Baidu, a company which has more than 70% market share in China....
2019-08-09 07:30

Joy-Con 'Drift' Has Gotten So Bad, Nintendo Now Facing a Class-Action Lawsuit Even if you haven’t encountered this problem yourself, you’ve almost certainly heard of a Switch owner who has: Joy-Con drift. This issue causes the Switch’s detachable controllers to detect input—or drift—even when nothing is actually touching the a...
2019-07-23 08:15

Facing Trump, Democrats turn on another president: Obama Many of the Democratic presidential candidates emphatically distanced themselves from the former president in this week’s debate, despite his continuing popularity....
2019-08-01 20:30

Head of Deadspin, The Onion facing heat from own reporters The head of G/O Media, which owns The Onion, Jezebel and other popular websites, is going on the defensive over a planned expose on his hiring practices — to be published by one of his own reporters. G/O Media’s CEO, Jim Spanfeller, is punching back ...
2019-07-31 19:00

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams It looks like the Jets, for the second consecutive year, will not have their top draft pick on the scene when their rookies report for training camp. Quinnen Williams, the defensive lineman from Alabama expected to make an immediate and profound impa...
2019-07-19 18:15

The Fiver | Steve Barnes's author ego could be facing his toughest job yet Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!During his second stint in management as boss of Huddersfield Town, Steve Bruce somehow found time to author three crime thrillers entitled Striker! Sweeper! and Defender! Read by few at the time but...
2019-07-17 18:45

Lexington Man Facing Charges After Shots Fired Incident LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is facing charges after he allegedly fired a gun at his girlfriend. Police arrested Colten Gowins just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. An arrest citation says that on March 18, Gowins fired in the direction of his girl...
2019-05-29 12:15

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violat...
2019-08-12 21:45

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
2019-05-24 12:15

China facing shortage of pediatricians, especially in rural areas (Reuters Health) - China is facing a shortage of pediatricians and, just as in America, that scarcity is being felt most in rural areas, researchers report in a new study....
2019-06-28 22:30

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. ...
2019-06-19 09:45

Elderly in Queens apartment facing 4 months without elevator A six-story Queens apartment building with a large elderly population is losing its only elevator for four months starting Monday — leaving its residents up in arms. “I am angry and frustrated,” said Farida Ghani, 75, a longtime resident of the 66-un...
2019-08-12 07:30

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
2019-05-28 20:30

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
2019-07-05 22:15

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
2019-06-13 05:30

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples shoul...
2019-06-28 04:30

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
2019-07-05 14:45

Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has reported that its profit jumped 39 percent year-over-year in the spring quarter to a hefty $540.5 million, ...
2019-08-06 10:45

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
2019-07-31 20:15

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
2019-06-20 14:00

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra staff at the borders....
2019-08-01 16:30

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
2019-06-13 18:15

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
2019-06-28 00:15

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
2019-06-15 12:15

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
2019-06-15 19:45

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
2019-06-15 12:15

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, in...
2019-08-07 09:45

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
2019-05-31 17:30

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in future be spent in a more environmentally sustainable way and tell her G20 counterparts: “We are the...
2019-06-29 03:45

La Liga's big clubs have different outlooks after summer of spending Barcelona are fighting to maintain supremacy, Atlético have a new identity and Real Madrid’s rebuild is under threatSometimes being the best isn’t good enough and this time being second best might not be either. Being third definitely isn’t. A week a...
2019-08-16 15:15

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
2019-06-12 00:01

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
2019-07-08 17:15

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
2019-06-03 21:45

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees, from U.S. News & World Report....
2019-06-11 23:30

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the tro...
2019-06-22 14:45

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the res...
2019-05-28 23:30

The complications facing Nets’ dream Irving-Durant scenario All signs point to Kyrie Irving coming to Brooklyn. Kevin Durant? It’s complicated. Nets general manager Sean Marks has long been clearing a path toward a dream duo of Irving and Durant. The former seems likelier than the latter. The Post had reporte...
2019-06-30 14:30

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “Afte...
2019-05-27 03:45

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater...
2019-06-19 15:30

Delta Air facing technical issue with flight bookings, check-ins Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday said it was addressing a technical problem that has affected travelers' ability to book, check-in and board planes, resulting in delays....
2019-06-20 01:45

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Sta...
2019-06-28 15:30

Facing tariffs, Foxconn promises to assemble U.S. iPhones outside China A U.S.-China trade war won't imperil production of Apple's flagship product, as its key manufacturer has capacity outside China to supply U.S. demand.Read More...
2019-06-11 14:45

Christian Benteke facing driving ban after being caught speeding twice in two months Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is facing a possible driving ban on the eve of the new Premier League season after he was caught speeding twice in two months....
2019-07-31 18:15

Todd Chrisley's Son Chase Is Facing His Own Legal Woes Over $16,000 Tax Lien There's another member of the Chrisley family facing financial issues of his own. Chase Crisley, the 23-year-old son of Chrisley Knows Best star Todd Chrisley, is accused of owing......
2019-08-14 04:15

Motor racing: Vettel facing his demons on return to Hockenheim Sebastian Vettel will be battling his demons as well as his Formula One rivals when the Ferrari driver returns to Hockenheim this weekend for his home German Grand Prix....
2019-07-24 07:15

UFC fighter Desmond Green facing 20 charges after deadly crash Desmond Green, a UFC lightweight, is in custody at the Broward County Main Jail after being arrested on 20 different charges Tuesday. He is being held on bonds totaling $194,000, per online records. Those charges, which come from the 29-year-old̵...
2019-06-27 20:45

England batsmen will dread facing the mystery movement of Tim Murtagh The Ashes are just nine days away, but England's batsmen will face a very different challenge against Ireland on Wednesday to that at Edgbaston next week....
2019-07-23 15:01

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
2019-07-15 23:30

The Holocaust survivor, 87, facing eviction in California: 'Will they throw me to the ground?' Exclusive: Musiy Rishin speaks out about landlord who wants wealthier tenants and has fought to evict him and his dying sonMusiy Rishin knows how to survive.He narrowly escaped the Nazis’ massacre of Jews in the Ukraine in 1941. His family lived thro...
2019-08-18 13:30

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned W...
2019-05-25 09:15

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
2019-08-07 21:00

2-Month-Old On Life Support, Father Facing Abuse Charges GoFundMe LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Donations are needed for a two-month-old baby who remains on life support after police say he was abused by his father. WAVE 3 reports that neighbors say Donnie Rowe asked neighbors for help last Friday night....
2019-06-15 02:45

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortage With the government able to meet only 40% of the water requirement, millions are depending on water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu because of a shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater...
2019-07-08 13:15

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the recovery of several players....
2019-08-13 11:00

Querrey's reward for Wimbledon quarterfinal? Facing Nadal Sam Querrey is in the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the third time in four years and now needs to beat Rafael Nadal        ...
2019-07-09 02:15

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
2019-07-09 05:15

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and m...
2019-06-17 18:15

The key Man Utd figures which highlight the huge challenge facing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first full season in charge of Manchester United kicks off against a backdrop of growing unrest among supporters, who are accusing the club of empty promises, lack of ambition or even ability to lead them back to the summit of ...
2019-08-10 11:45

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
2019-06-06 16:45

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day....
2019-08-12 06:30

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

Thiem facing same old dilemma as usual suspects block his path Austrian claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem has done the 'easy' part by reaching the French Open semi-final for the fourth straight year -- now for the hard bit....
2019-06-06 22:00

Warriors facing tricky Klay Thompson injury issue TORONTO — Klay Thompson sat glumly by his locker late Sunday night in the visitors’ dressing room at Scotiabank Arena, quickly downing a postgame rice dish. This should have been a joyous Finals moment for Thompson with his 25 points backing up his p...
2019-06-03 12:45

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assem...
2019-05-26 19:45

Trump Nominee Another Man Facing No Consequences for Alleged Sexual Assault A Senate committee approved Air Force Gen. John Hyten’s nomination to become vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday despite accusations that he sexually assaulted a colleague. Hyten is currently head of U.S. Strategic Command....
2019-08-01 16:15

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
2019-06-14 21:00

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
2019-07-02 19:45

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m....
2019-06-08 03:45

‘They are together, they are equal’: the agonising choice facing father of conjoined twins Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye tells how he came to his decisionMarieme and Ndeye each have a sticker on their faces: a butterfly for Ndeye, and a green sm...
2019-08-04 18:45

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police office has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
2019-06-19 01:45

Key witness in Mueller probe now facing child sex trafficking charges A key witness from the Robert Mueller investigation got slapped with sex trafficking charges on Friday. Businessman George Nader, 60, was already facing child pornography charges — and he has a long history of sexually abusing minors. His lates...
2019-07-20 05:15

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
2019-07-04 05:30

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physic...
2019-06-29 09:15

Brad Pitt's 'Once Upon A Time in Hollywood' role boosts stunt profession and Oscar push Stunt professionals have advocated for Oscar recognition. Brad Pitt starring as stuntman Cliff Booth in "Once Upon A Time in Hollywood" sure helps.        ...
2019-07-31 18:01

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
2019-06-15 22:30

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Speci...
2019-06-21 09:45

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
2019-06-18 16:30

Visa Beats Projections on Higher Card Spending Visa reported strong financial results on the back of higher card spending, as the company touted its push into the financial-technology sector, including its possible role in Facebook’s Libra project....
2019-07-24 12:15

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
2019-07-24 14:00

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 ...
2019-06-21 06:30

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
2019-08-16 21:45

Conor McGregor is spending his retirement beating up old men in bars Conor McGregor, former two-division UFC champion and noted hater of mass transit, “retired” from the sport of MMA back in March of this year. It was the second time he had retired, as well as the second time he had retired via Twitter. Ev...
2019-08-16 21:45

Realist Klopp ‘not jealous’ of rivals’ spending power "Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his club’s transfer strategy, saying that they are not living in ‘fantasia land’ when it comes to signings this summer."...
2019-07-31 18:45

Hoda Kotb says spending time with daughters matters 'more than anything' "Today" host Hoda Kotb gave an update on Haley and Hope, her daughters with Joel Schiffman, and shared plans for a new book, "I Really Needed This Today."...
2019-08-02 22:15

Pelosi: No debt increase until spending limits are raised WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic-controlled House won’t pass must-do legislation to increase the government’s borrowing cap until the Trump administration agrees to boost spending limits on domestic programs. The...
2019-06-13 18:15

Company offering $5,000 spending money for 'Shopping Specialist' A savings-finding website is offering $5,000 in spending money to a "Shopping Specialist" charged with testing out coupon codes and cash back offers....
2019-08-03 01:45

Spending Deal Calms Worries, But Is Unlikely to Boost Growth A new spending deal removes a key source of uncertainty heading into a presidential election year, but it won’t translate into a big budget increase, muting its impact on economic growth....
2019-07-24 01:15

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
2019-07-16 16:30

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
2019-05-31 02:30

Back to school spending expected to hit record heights (NBC News) The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are going to spend about $1,673 on back-to-school items this y...
2019-07-19 23:00

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
2019-07-01 16:15

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
2019-07-01 19:00

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spending plans cannot be funded if the UK crashes out...
2019-07-01 20:45

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the ...
2019-08-14 03:15

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages a...
2019-07-19 14:00

Stormi Webster Is "100% Okay" After Spending the Day In the Hospital Due to Allergic Reaction Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's little girl Stormi Webster had a bit of a health scare on Sunday. The Kylie Cosmetics owner posted a photo of Stormi sleeping and revealed that she......
2019-06-03 12:15

These four places in Asia account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
2019-07-22 08:15

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
2019-06-07 03:45

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
2019-08-13 13:45

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has r...
2019-07-09 03:15

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
2019-05-22 15:30

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end of 2020....
2019-06-04 13:30

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
2019-05-22 07:45

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
2019-07-16 18:30

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
2019-07-22 03:45

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Cent...
2019-08-07 06:30

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger w...
2019-06-23 00:45

French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spending Two reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister...
2019-07-23 20:00

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
2019-07-23 01:30

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir apparent said, arguing that fair burden sharing went beyond military spending....
2019-06-12 11:30

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 00:00

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay perio...
2019-06-11 21:45

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
2019-06-28 01:15

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
2019-07-22 20:15

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
2019-05-30 09:15

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
2019-06-11 13:30

Canada gondola hit by vandal facing 'millions' in damages, up to 20 cabins need to be replaced A popular tourist attraction in Canada that saw gondola cars came crash to the ground over the weekend after someone apparently cut the cable is facing millions of damages as dozens of cabins needs to be replaced. ...
2019-08-13 23:15

Giants rookie Julian Love facing daunting playbook challenge Training camp can be an information overload for most rookies. Try learning two positions in a new playbook at the same time. That is the challenge with which Julian Love has been tasked, getting reps at both nickel cornerback and free safety early i...
2019-08-04 05:15

Beijing says Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since 1997 handover Hong Kong is facing its biggest crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 09:15

Liberalism is facing a crisis. But it’s not what Vladimir Putin thinks | Kenan Malik With the decline of the left, only populism seems to offer a sense of social solidarity‘What we may be witnessing is the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and the universalisation of western liberal democracy as the final form of human gov...
2019-06-30 08:45

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defens...
2019-07-12 18:30

Federer reaches Halle semis for 15th time, facing Herbert Roger Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the Halle Open semifinals for the 15th time in his last 15 appearances at the grass-court tournament on Friday        ...
2019-06-22 06:30

Facebook, Google, Amazon, Twitter likely facing review from Justice Department The Justice Department said Tuesday it would begin an antitrust review of online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Amazon .       ...
2019-07-24 02:15

Julio Iglesias facing seven-figure lawsuit over paternity case: report Singer Julio Iglesias is facing a seven-figure lawsuit from a former ballerina after a judge ruled he fathered her son..Maria Edite Santos spent 30 years trying to prove Iglesias, 75, is the biological father of son Javier after a brief affair with t...
2019-07-14 17:45

Egypt's Ex-President Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court While Facing Trial Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president, collapsed in court and died Monday while facing trial, prompting supporters and human rights activists to demand an impartial probe into......
2019-06-18 07:00

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with...
2019-06-18 09:45

From wind tunnels to megadeals, the Boeing sales boss facing new MAX storm Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX, Boeing's sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jet's return to service....
2019-06-29 03:30

Halo Reach's PC Test "Illegally Distributed", Players Facing Bans Around 1000 Halo fans have been given the chance to test a single level from the upcoming PC version of Halo: Reach. A lot more than 1000 people want to play it, though, and so as I type this it’s being shared online....
2019-07-01 02:45

India Among 17 Countries Facing "Extremely High" Water Stress: Report India is among the 17 countries, which are a home to a quarter of the world's population, facing "extremely high" water stress, close to "Day Zero" conditions when the taps run dry, according to a......
2019-08-06 13:45

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck a...
2019-06-27 23:00

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
2019-08-18 21:30

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Tru...
2019-08-07 21:00

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is under investigation for sexual assault.The move – an indication of the Vatican’s tougher approach to sex...
2019-07-09 11:45

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
2019-07-19 10:00

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
2019-07-18 13:30

Ben Watson explains on his Facebook page that he's facing a four-game suspension Ben Watson, who recently signed with the New England Patriots, announced on Facebook that he will serve a four-game suspension this season.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and Ch...
2019-06-14 22:30

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office says Batali is scheduled to be arraign...
2019-05-23 05:15

Officials seeking motive for Virginia rampage say shooter was not facing discipline Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining employment-related issues but stressed that the suspect was not being discipline...
2019-06-02 21:30

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor facing ouster from charity after Netflix show Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein faces potential ouster from the board of a leading victim services agency over her role in the case against the “Central Park Five,” according to a report Tuesday. A majority of direc...
2019-06-05 03:45

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
2019-06-02 11:15

Congress, Facing Karnataka Crisis, May Expand Cabinet To Save Alliance Two senior leaders of the Congress are flying out to Karnataka today to stabilise the party's ruling coalition with HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal Secular, which has been wobbling after being worsted by......
2019-05-28 12:30

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
2019-06-15 10:15

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
2019-06-08 03:45

The Mueller conundrum facing House Democrats: What to do with a reticent special counsel? Democratic lawmakers say Robert S. Mueller III has a duty to testify in public — but there is no consensus about how far to go in pursuing his testimony....
2019-06-02 01:45

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
2019-05-29 22:45

Facing Roger Federer: Surely Unforgettable for Casper Ruud, if Not His Father Christian Ruud, whose son will play Federer in the third round of the French Open on Friday, was told he had practiced with him in Paris in 1999. “I don’t remember the one here,” the father said....
2019-05-31 04:30

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
2019-06-11 17:15

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch si...
2019-06-13 19:30

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-06-11 10:45

Bears' Trubisky facing high expectations after playoff year Mitchell Trubisky comes into his third year in the NFL and second in coach Matt Nagy's system facing higher expectations after Chicago won the NFC North at 12-4        ...
2019-05-30 03:45

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequen...
2019-06-01 04:15

Ad firm Interpublic's net revenue rises 9.1% on higher client spending U.S. advertising firm Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported a 9.1% rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, boosted by higher client spending worldwide....
2019-07-23 13:30

‘It bothers me’: Guardiola defends Man City’s spending after Klopp’s jibe • City broke own transfer record for Rodri this summer• Liverpool and City meet in Community Shield at WembleyPep Guardiola has dismissed Jürgen Klopp’s claim that Manchester City live in a “fantasia land” where they can spend £200m every year as he ...
2019-08-02 21:45

YouTube is the world’s top-grossing video app with $138M in user spending Google must be happy. YouTube is the world’s top-grossing app in the photo and video software category for a second quarter in a row. To clinch the top spot, YouTube generated $138 million in user spending, according to data from app market monitor S...
2019-08-01 15:15

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
2019-07-24 20:45

Massive spending deal poised for House passage Thursday House Democrats plan to call up a two-year deal to lift federal budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling and they say they’ve got the votes to pass it, despite criticism from conservatives....
2019-07-31 17:45

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost: media The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed government sources....
2019-05-28 16:30

Belgian woman survives after spending 6 days trapped in crashed car A Belgian woman who disappeared for nearly a week was found alive after she was discovered trapped in her car for six days during last week’s heatwave in Europe....
2019-08-02 19:00

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
2019-06-14 04:45

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
2019-07-22 11:01

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
2019-06-28 18:15

Canadiens start spending Aho offer sheet money on Chiarot The Canadiens began using the money they won't be paying Sebastian Aho by signing defenseman Ben Chiarot to a $10.5 million, three-year contract       ...
2019-07-04 20:45

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
2019-06-06 21:15

Budget 2019: Modest Rise In Military Spending Likely, Says Official In an interim budget announced in February before national elections, the government allocated Rs 4.31 lakh crore ($62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year, raising......
2019-07-04 02:30

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
2019-08-01 18:30

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content...
2019-07-02 00:30

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for mi...
2019-07-14 06:00

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
2019-06-05 20:45

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promises will be impossible to deliver if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. Hammond...
2019-07-01 15:15

UK's Hammond warns PM contenders over post-Brexit spending promises Britain's finance minister challenged the two contenders to become the country's next prime minister over their promises to use room for maneuver in the public finances to increase spending after Brexit....
2019-07-01 14:15

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
2019-06-04 15:00

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vowed to keep fighting the unprecedented cut, which university officials have warned would wreak havoc....
2019-07-11 06:00

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
2019-06-04 10:30

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ke...
2019-06-09 22:01

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
2019-07-20 06:45

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped out the scope for extra borrowing by instead using...
2019-07-04 22:45

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
2019-05-24 20:30

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
2019-06-15 00:45

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period towards CSR activities....
2019-08-08 20:30

GOP freezes Twitter spending to protest locking of McConnell’s account Twitter temporarily locked McConnell’s campaign account Wednesday after it shared a video in which some protesters spoke of violence outside his Kentucky home, where he is recovering from a shoulder fracture....
2019-08-09 07:30

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
2019-08-08 15:30

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
2019-06-19 23:15

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
2019-08-12 15:00

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
2019-06-18 06:30

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
2019-06-15 00:45

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Could Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
2019-08-12 13:30

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive as the war enters a fifth month....
2019-08-06 23:15

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism a...
2019-06-20 10:15

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
2019-05-23 21:15

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this...
2019-06-18 23:45

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
2019-06-17 02:30

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to tradin...
2019-06-19 02:45

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now feel ‘betrayed’Ten years ago, police caught Iraqi Chaldean immigrant Rani Yousuf with a small amount ...
2019-07-17 11:15

Hong Kong Facing Worst Crisis Since Handover, Says Senior China Official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned to China from British rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday amid more anti-government protests......
2019-08-09 04:45

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
2019-05-30 04:15

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families. A “cust...
2019-08-08 09:45

UFC champ Jon Jones facing battery charge after alleged incident at strip club The light heavyweight champion said on Twitter that he's "definitely not in any trouble," and a representative said the charge was based on a "false accusation."...
2019-07-23 10:15

Nadal eyes 12th French Open title, facing Thiem in rematch Rafael Nadal aims for a record-extending 12th French Open title against fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem in a rematch of last year's final       ...
2019-06-09 10:30

Major Google Pixel 4 leaks show off front-facing bezel and sensors Leaks and speculation around the Google Pixel 4 continue to ramp up ahead of an expected October launch, and the latest unofficial update comes in the form of a leaked screen protector photo showing the phone's front bezel and array of sensors.T...
2019-07-21 13:30

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, whe...
2019-06-11 20:45

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
2019-06-01 16:45

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist facing suspension for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist is facing discipline for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
2019-05-30 20:15

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

Joaquin Castro facing backlash from all sides for posting Trump donor information Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro is facing a mounting backlash -- and not just from Republicans -- for posting the names and employers of dozens of Trump campaign donors in the San Antonio area, even as the Texas congressman defends his actions. ...
2019-08-07 18:00

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
2019-06-03 17:15

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key d...
2019-05-27 05:00

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck now facing allegations of human trafficking, revenge porn Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor suspected in the deaths of two black men who suffered fatal crystal methamphetamine overdoses in his home 18 months apart, is now facing allegations of human trafficking and revenge porn, according to a ne...
2019-07-10 05:15

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
2019-05-21 18:45

Hong Kong facing worst crisis since handover: senior China official Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis since it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997, the head of China's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs office said on Wednesday, as more anti-government protests rocked the Asian financial hub....
2019-08-07 11:00

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

French Open: Novak Djokovic Facing Tricky Roland Garros Opener Novak Djokovic faces Poland's Hubert Hurkacz, who has had an excellent 2019 so far, rising to 43rd in the rankings after runs to the last 16 in Madrid and the Indian Wells quarter-finals....
2019-05-27 15:45

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
2019-06-17 15:30

Facing simmering domestic discontent, Putin tells Russians he feels their pain   On his annual call-in show, the Russian president fielded questions from citizens across the country concerned about low incomes and poor medical care....
2019-06-20 20:30

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save waterSydney is facing stage one water restri...
2019-05-28 07:30

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their mother in New York last year, according to an indictment unsealed this week. The defendants were initiall...
2019-07-11 06:15

A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff. He had to haul it back up and he's facing trial In a seemingly perfect act of justice, a man who was filmed throwing a used refrigerator off a cliff while mocking recycling was told to retrieve it for proper disposal....
2019-08-02 21:00

New Pentagon chief says U.S. will ‘escort’ American-flagged ships facing Iranian threats Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said initiative doesn’t necessarily mean every U.S.-flagged ship going through the Strait of Hormuz will have a destroyer behind it....
2019-07-24 22:45

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
2019-07-09 03:45

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of the country's tight grip on the public finances....
2019-07-04 16:30

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
2019-06-07 12:15

REFILE-Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
2019-06-05 16:15

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
2019-07-23 04:30

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its required NATO defense spending. ...
2019-08-10 03:30

Wild Rumors, Archie's Christening and a Serious Split: How the Royals Are Spending Their Summer Summer doesn't even officially begin until Friday, but the scorching heat is already bearing down on the royal family. At least the actual weather is only expected to be 66......
2019-06-18 14:15

UPDATE 1-Omnicom profit beats estimates on higher client spending U.S. advertising company Omnicom Group Inc's beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as higher spending by its U.S. and European clients offset the impact of a stronger dollar....
2019-07-17 14:15

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
2019-06-09 13:30

Back-to-school spending won't give retailers much of a boost this year, survey says Consumers shopping for back-to-school clothing, school supplies and electronics are expected to spend $27.8 billion this year, up just 1.8% from 2018, according to a new survey from Deloitte....
2019-07-10 06:15

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
2019-07-05 22:45

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
2019-05-23 03:15

Pegatron eyes spending up to $1 bln in Indonesia to make chips for Apple -official Taiwan electronics company Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10 trillion to 15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to produce chips for Apple smartphones, the Indonesian deputy indus...
2019-05-28 13:15