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Year of the underdog: Geely's rise from obscurity to the top

Geely is now the 14th biggest car manufacturer in the world - how? We chart the Chinese company's path to becoming one of the world’s biggest car makers Few car manufacturers have risen ...

Year of the underdog: Geely's rise from obscurity to the top

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Plucked from obscurity: why bluegrass is making a comeback It was once derided as hillbilly music. How did bluegrass become the new sound of political protest across the US?You could tell Punch Brothers didn’t expect to win a Grammy this year – their frontman didn’t even turn up. Bluegrass doesn’t, historica...
2019-06-15 13:45

Martin Kaymer moves out of obscurity into three-way tie atop Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio — There has been a Martin Kaymer sighting. He’s at the top of the leaderboard at the Memorial through two rounds at Muirfield Village on Friday, tied with Troy Merritt and Kyoung-Hoon Lee at 9-under par. That unlikely trio of leaders, ra...
2019-06-01 10:15

Letting teams trade picks is MLB Draft’s ticket out of obscurity Imagine in the days leading to the MLB draft word surfaced that the Dodgers and Padres were maneuvering to try to acquire the No. 1-overall pick from the Orioles. Both NL West clubs are well positioned for the next few years and saw the chance to obt...
2019-06-16 00:15

Drivers will pay less for gas this July 4th than last year, despite a recent rise in prices Drivers should pay about a dime less per gallon for gasoline over the Fourth of July holiday than last year, even with a major refinery outage and new taxes in about a dozen states....
2019-07-02 22:15

Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
2019-06-05 00:30

The 117-year rise and fall of JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores (JCP) Flickr/Mike Mozart JCPenney is one of the largest department stores in the country, with more than 800 brick-and-mortar locations. After nearly 120 years in business, JCPenney may not recover from years of consistently slumping sales and poor perfor...
2019-06-05 18:45

UPDATE 2-Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product....
2019-06-05 04:15

Federer relishing underdog status "Roger Federer counts himself as an \"outsider\" for the French Open title this year and says he is not merely trying to temper expectations on his return."...
2019-05-27 15:45

Andy Ruiz Jr – The underdog’s tale Two friends of Andy Ruiz Jr died because of boxing and Anthony Joshua's challenger insists he's willing to do the same The post Andy Ruiz Jr – The underdog’s tale appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31 04:45

How Carly Rae Jepsen Became Pop’s Most Beloved Underdog Carly Rae Jepsen’s fourth album, Dedicated, was released the same weekend as the Game of Thrones finale. The result? In a small but vocal corner of the internet, fans latched on to the coincidence. “Give Carly Rae Jepsen the Iron Throne,&...
2019-05-22 02:00

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors on Monday night (ABC, 9 p.m.). As prohibitive pre-series underdogs, Toronto has shocked the basketba...
2019-06-10 22:15

Another ballot win for Johnson as 'underdog' Stewart surprises Boris Johnson has again secured a comprehensive victory in the latest ballot of Conservative MPs to choose their new party leader and the UK's next prime minister....
2019-06-19 22:15

Raptors’ underdog Pascal Siakam is Warriors’ unlikely nemesis TORONTO — Raptors forward Pascal Siakam is now on the radar of two nations, not even including his native Cameroon. And as he climbs the mountain of stardom, he has the Warriors’ Draymond Green obsessed. “I got to take him out of the series and that’...
2019-06-01 10:15

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young g...
2019-06-10 05:45

I have lifelong form supporting the underdog | Coco Khan The euphoria of winning is unfamiliar when you are always on the losing sideDriving home from Wembley stadium last month, I had a realisation. I’d been to watch the women’s FA Cup final where my team, West Ham, took a thumping. “You must be very disa...
2019-05-31 16:15

Giants vs. Cardinals: Surging San Francisco is the underdog pick The Giants enter their home series against the Cardinals with a 39-47 record, but appear to be playing their best baseball of the season. San Francisco has won five of its past six games while an offense that is in the bottom three in runs per game a...
2019-07-06 03:30

Why NASCAR's overdue underdog win for Haley proved so divisive Justin Haley's maiden NASCAR Cup Series victory at Daytona last weekend against the odds became embroiled in controversy on social media, despite its underdog status...
2019-07-08 17:45

Netherlands 'love' underdog status in World Cup final: Van de Donk Netherlands are relishing their underdog status ahead of the women's World Cup final against the United States on Sunday, midfielder Danielle van de Donk has said....
2019-07-05 08:15

eROC champion Baldwin: Veloce 'underdog' in LMES Super Final eRace of Champions winner James Baldwin believes his Veloce Esports team is heading into the Super Final of the Le Mans Esports Series as the underdog...
2019-06-12 13:30

Underdog Nathan Gorman looking for Ruiz-style upset against Daniel Dubois Heavyweight contender Nathan Gorman says he'd like to emulate Andy Ruiz Jr.'s upset victory over Anthony Joshua when he meets Daniel Dubois at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday....
2019-07-11 17:30

Death risk from London's toxic air sees 'utterly horrifying' rise for second year running The risk of dying from long-term exposure to London's toxic air has risen for a second year running in an "utterly horrifying" reversal of the previous improving trend....
2019-06-14 10:45

The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton Mike Middleton had no idea what he was letting himself in for when he agreed to be the first opponent of Audley Harrison The post The rise and fall and rise of Mike Middleton appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which...
2019-05-23 22:30

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
2019-05-23 21:15

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
2019-05-23 22:30

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two counts of distribution of a Class B drug to a minor, ...
2019-05-26 22:45

Rebecca Gayheart describes car accident that left a 9-year-old dead, spending a year 'trying to kill myself' Actress and model Rebecca Gayheart opened up about a tragedy that took place 18 years ago when she inadvertently killed a 9-year-old in a car accident....
2019-05-22 20:30

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volu...
2019-05-23 22:30

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registe...
2019-05-23 20:30

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after allegedly attacking the nonagenarian at the old ag...
2019-05-23 17:15

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
2019-06-18 20:15

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.       ...
2019-07-01 21:15

Update: Missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son found safe UPDATE: Authorities said Ismael and David Ruiz were found safe. The father and son were found 34 miles away from home in Green Valley. The pair were stopped while trying to enter a mine, according to a TPD spokesperson. They have been transported bac...
2019-05-26 10:00

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
2019-06-27 23:15

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is t...
2019-05-24 22:30

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
2019-05-23 21:15

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World...
2019-05-22 12:15

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 2008. Total trading volume at CFE during August was ...
2019-05-23 21:15

Bitcoin hit $8,000 again. What's behind the rise Bitcoin just surged past $8,000 on Tuesday, hitting its highest mark since last July. It tapered off slightly by mid-afternoon, but is still trading at its highest level in nearly a year....
2019-05-23 01:15

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western USA, this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
2019-06-17 20:00

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, a rise of 54% over the 3,682 contracts per day during May 2007.Total trading volume at CFE during May...
2019-05-23 22:30

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World Lond...
2019-05-22 22:15

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total trading volume at CFE stands at 608,674 contracts traded...
2019-05-23 22:30

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the month, April trading volume was up 536 percent whe...
2019-05-23 20:30

Here's how you can profit from the rise of the robots ROBO Global, the company behind one of the stock market's top robotics-focused exchange-traded funds, just launched a health-care fund to capitalize on a more specific trend in the space....
2019-07-14 20:15

Thank Boeing for the Dow's Latest Rise The Dow Jones Industrial Average is within striking distance of a record, thanks to a stock that had been one of its biggest laggards earlier this year: Boeing....
2019-06-19 18:45

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana LAFOURCHE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil. The New Orleans Advocate reports the port, or LOOP, has more than doubled the number of oil tankers loaded for crude export in the first six...
2019-06-17 14:15

GST Collections Rise 6.67% To Rs 1,00,289 Crore In May The revenue in May 2019 is 2.21 per cent higher than the monthly average of GST revenue in FY 2018-19 (Rs 98,114 crore)," the official statement said....
2019-06-01 16:45

The rise of robots-as-a-service Just as cable companies include set-top box costs in their monthly bill, robot makers will sell subscriptionss of hardware/software bundles.Read More...
2019-07-01 13:45

The rise of biometric authentication Once something brought to life in science fiction films, biometric fingerprint readers, facial recognition systems, retinal scanners and more have, in recent years, proven effective in authenticating consumer devices and have well and truly hit the m...
2019-05-29 14:15

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
2019-06-14 00:30

Hopes rise for an end to ‘heartless’ rationing of IVF Health chiefs reinstate UK patients’ access to fertility treatment as minister says postcode lottery is unacceptableAfter years of savage rationing of IVF treatment, NHS bodies in England are again making it available to childless women, raising fert...
2019-06-29 22:00

Scattered Storms On The Rise This Week July begins and summer clamps down with a rinse & repeat week in the works… Expect highs in the upper 80s to around 90° Monday. With high pressure anchored south/southeast and steamy air entrenched across the Ohio Valley we’ll see a daily...
2019-07-01 11:45

The rise of the sober curious: having it all, without alcohol Influencers are taking a sober second look at drinking culture – but for whose benefit?Louise Delage was briefly Instagram famous in 2016 – forever ago in internet years, so you may need a quick refresher on who she was.Delage was a young, beautiful,...
2019-07-01 08:45

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
2019-07-09 01:00

TEKNET: Pedestrian deaths on the rise Federal stats show pedestrian deaths nationwide rose four percent last year and will hit the highest levels we’ve seen since 1990. Even though overall traffic deaths dropped by one percent 50,000 pedestrians have died in the United States since...
2019-07-04 13:45

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
2019-07-04 13:45

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a friend. I trusted her,” said Montalban. Accor...
2019-07-11 11:30

PC Shipments Rise After Several Quarters of Decline Personal-computer shipments rose in the second quarter for the first time since last year, as businesses sought upgrades to technology with new Windows 10 software and a shortage in processors eased....
2019-07-12 02:00

FX: The rise of quality execution analysis A combination of regulatory requirements and commercial imperatives are driving interest in quality execution analysis (QEA), a subset of transaction cost analysis (TCA) that is a vital component in measuring FX best execution....
2019-05-21 15:00

Get Your First Look at The Rise of Skywalker's Sith Trooper Another Star Wars movie, another Stormtrooper redesign. If The Last Jedi had the Executioner, and The Force Awakens had the First Order trooper design itself, now The Rise of Skywalker is bringing the full might of the dark side.Read more......
2019-07-11 10:15

The rise and fall of French cuisine French food was the envy of the world – before it became trapped by its own history. Can a new school of traditionalists revive its glories? By Wendell SteavensonIn 2006, after years reporting in the Middle East, I moved to Paris. It was an accidenta...
2019-07-17 03:15

The Rise Of “Semi-Bespoke” Skincare You can have pretty much everything in your life from your morning coffee to your monogrammed towels made just for you, so why should skincare be any different?...
2019-06-23 13:00

M6 Toll price to rise by up to 50p in July News 12 Jun, 2019 New pricing structure for Britain’s only privately-funded motorway to rise by 30p for cars and 50p for vans and lorries...
2019-06-12 12:45

Avocado prices expected to rise If you are planning on having guacamole or avocado toast this weekend, expect to pay more for it because avocado prices are up. In the first week of July, wholesale prices of avocados from Mexico were 129 percent higher than this time last year. Tha...
2019-07-13 08:15

Global Stocks Rise After Selloff Global stocks recovered some of their poise after a big move away from riskier assets and into the safety of government bonds on Thursday saw Treasury yields hit their lowest levels since late 2017....
2019-05-24 11:30

American Players Rise to the Top in the N.H.L. Draft The first round of the N.H.L. draft on Friday was one of the strongest showings ever by American-born players — and not just because of the No. 1 pick, Jack Hughes....
2019-06-22 18:15

Need new RAM or SSDs? Better act fast, prices may rise soon Over the last few months we've been enjoying some pretty low prices for the best RAM and SSDs. However, that might be ending soon, as some SSD manufacturers are reportedly discussing price hikes. According to a report from Digitimes, SSD ma...
2019-07-17 20:15

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront...
2019-05-22 18:30

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the ...
2019-06-29 03:15

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue read...
2019-06-22 10:30

Teen vaping on the rise in U.S, Canada More American and Canadian teens are vaping than ever before, according to a new study, and researchers say the availability of e-cigarettes with more nicotine may partly explain the trend....
2019-06-29 07:15

All the New Details About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker A new behind-the-scenes Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker confirms time jump, reveals first look Luke Skywalker and how Leia Organa features, a stronger Force connection between Rey and Kylo Ren, the......
2019-05-23 09:15

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, oil up on tanker incident NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are rising at midday Thursday as a jump in the price of oil boosts energy companies. U.S. oil rose 3% after two oil tankers near the strategic Strait...
2019-06-13 18:15

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protests in the capital Tbilisi....
2019-07-11 19:45

Sales Rise at Campbell on Snacking Strength Campbell Soup beat sales expectations in the latest quarter and raised its profit forecast, as the soup maker seeks to remake its business under new leadership....
2019-06-05 16:30

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge profits...
2019-07-05 19:45

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, ...
2019-06-06 21:15

Rise in suicide rates in U.S. youth, especially girls (Reuters Health) - Suicide rates among U.S. youth have been on the rise for nearly a decade, with the sharpest increase in young girls, a new study shows....
2019-05-22 04:15

How celebrities have fuelled the amazing rise in pseudoscience We sat down with Timothy Caulfield, the medical legal expert behind the TV show A User’s Guide to Cheating Death and the man who takes on celebrity pseudoscience...
2019-05-22 07:01

Email sextortion scams are on the rise and they're scary — here's what to do if you get one Overall, extortion by email is growing significantly, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3). Last year, these complaints rose 242% to 51,146 reported crimes, with total losses of $83 million....
2019-06-17 18:15

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a ...
2019-07-13 05:30

JGBs rise tracking gains in U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond (JGB) prices broadly rose on Friday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries amid rising expectations of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
2019-06-14 07:45

Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia In our chronically sleep-deprived society, many are using gadgets and apps to measure the quantity and quality of their shut-eye. But they could be causing more harm than goodFor more than nine months, Alex Whitecross’s routine on waking was to check...
2019-06-17 13:30

Videogames and Two-Day Delivery Powered the S&P's Rise to 3000 Tech stocks including Amazon.com and Netflix led the pack during the S&P 500’s half-decade march from 2000 to 3000, while oil companies were among the laggards....
2019-07-11 00:15

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
2019-06-17 11:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise again, though energy tanks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday, although a sharp drop in the price of oil tempered the gains. Energy shares fell as the price of ...
2019-06-05 22:30

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
2019-05-24 02:30

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt L...
2019-05-24 04:15

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social med...
2019-06-06 13:45

Stop and search is discriminatory, so why is it on the rise? – podcast The first stop and search Jamal ever experienced was when he was 11 years old. Now, at 24, he has been stopped numerous times. Most recently, a stop became aggressive and he was hit in the face with handcuffs, but was charged and convicted with assau...
2019-07-12 07:45

‘Our Duty to Fight’: The Rise of Militant Buddhism A call to arms for Sri Lankan monks. Ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Myanmar. A Buddhist faith known for pacifism is taking its place in a new age of nationalism....
2019-07-08 20:15

Rise in U.S. Worker Productivity Could Be Difficult to Maintain U.S. workers’ efficiency improved at the best rate in nearly a decade, revised data confirmed, but that pace could prove difficult to maintain with economic growth expected to cool as the year progresses....
2019-06-06 18:15

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
2019-06-03 23:45

The Rise and Fall of Shaman Queens of the East The word ‘shaman’ conjures up images of Native American medicine men smoking peace pipes, dancing in a trance to drumming around a fire or African sangomas, adorned with leopard skin, throwing dollose bones and shells to divine and drinking beer from...
2019-06-20 08:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising Monday as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs. General Motors gained 2.3% and Ford r...
2019-06-10 16:30

AMD shares rise on mobile graphics tie-up with Samsung Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices shares rose 7 percent in early trading on Monday after the company announced a deal with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd that could allow it to better compete with Nvidia Corp....
2019-06-03 22:00

The rise and fall of Las Vegas motels – in pictures Photographer Fred Sigman’s latest book, Motel Vegas, documents the vernacular roadside architecture that at once dominated the Nevada city’s skyline Continue reading......
2019-05-27 09:45

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease, according to government data....
2019-06-03 18:15

Yes Bank Shares Rise Over 4% Ahead Of Earnings Yes Bank share price, Yes Bank earnings, Yes Bank shares today: At Wednesday's intraday high, Yes Bank shares clocked a recovery of 26.49% from a fresh 52-week low of Rs 85.70 last week. Yes Bank will......
2019-07-17 08:45

TEKNET: Tucson real estate on the rise TUCSON – It may be heating up outside but things are also heating up in the Tucson real estate market. News 4 Tucson’s Nick VinZant has more from the TEKNET Center in the video below:...
2019-06-22 15:45

Thursday Forecast: Temperatures will continue to rise TUCSON – Daytime highs continue to soar! Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 105 degrees under sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so this is above average for this time of year. A ridge of high pressure is s...
2019-06-27 23:30

Oil prices rise after U.S. crude stockpile drop Oil prices rebounded slightly on Wednesday after a steep fall in the previous session as OPEC and its allies' decision to extend output cuts was not enough to counter investors' concerns about the slowing global economy....
2019-07-03 14:30

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
2019-07-01 19:15

Gym, eat, repeat: the shocking rise of muscle dysmorphia The idealised male body has become bigger, bulkier and harder to achieve. So what drives a generation of young men to the all-consuming, often dangerous pursuit of perfection?It is difficult for Miles to pinpoint the moment his muscle dysmorphia star...
2019-07-17 11:15

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
2019-05-29 20:15

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past...
2019-05-28 09:45

Rise in requests from abroad for UK drivers’ details News 10 Jun, 2019 The number of British motorists’ details requested by foreign authorities for alleged driving offences outside the UK has gone up...
2019-06-10 23:15

Facebook Workplace reveals price rise Facebook is set to hike the price of its Workplace collaboration suite in a major upheaval of its business products.From September 2nd, Workplace will be increasing in price, with an entirely new offering also on the way for more advanced customers.T...
2019-07-17 16:00

Scotiabank posts 1.4% rise in quarterly profit Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, reported a 1.4% rise in adjusted second-quarter profit on Tuesday, due to higher interest income....
2019-05-28 13:15

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search engineer at the company has revealed.Pandu Nayak, w...
2019-07-02 10:30

Drink your salad: the rise of the savoury smoothie We’ve been putting veg in our smoothies for ages – but then sweetening them with fruits and milks. Now, on the back of the sugar-free movement, it’s time to go fully green Propelled by the sugar-free movement, it’s time to embrace – and imbibe – the ...
2019-07-18 01:15

Analysis: New No. 1 Barty's rapid rise could be just a start Fendrich on Tennis: Ash Barty's rapid rise to the top of tennis could signal just the start of a lengthy run        ...
2019-06-27 19:15

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1 Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held        ...
2019-06-27 19:15

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
2019-07-10 18:30

High-rise complex coming to midtown Tucson TUCSON -Tucson is growing more and more each year with new high-rise buildings going up downtown and near the University of Arizona. There is another high-rise building going up, but this one is in midtown on Speedway Boulevard near Country Club Road...
2019-07-01 21:15

Singapore says global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
2019-06-01 04:01

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protect...
2019-06-01 04:15

'I hope your children die of cancer': MPs tell of rise in anonymous abuse MPs have told how they have received a fake bomb and messages calling for their children to die of cancer after a sharp rise in the number of crimes reported in parliament....
2019-07-01 20:15

Rise of Estonia's populist right sends journalists packing Estonia's conservative populists have taken aim at their media critics since joining the country's government. High-profile journalists have quit their jobs as a result, and now warn that press freedom may be in danger....
2019-06-27 21:30

Dow futures rise ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning, as traders await a key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20....
2019-06-28 12:15

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran....
2019-05-31 11:30

Stocks Rise as Investors Hope for Trade Progress U.S. stocks rose Thursday, with the S&P 500 snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors hope for progress on the trade between the U.S. and China....
2019-06-28 00:45

White Supremacist Propaganda on the Rise on US College Campuses As if juggling student loans and a respectable GPA weren’t hard enough, a new report claims college students have racist rhetoric to contend with as well....
2019-06-27 23:45

Rise in ozone-depleting CFC gases traced to China Foam insulation factories in China are responsible for a mysterious increase in CFC production, according to a new study. The gases, which damage the Earth's ozone layer, were supposed to be phased out by 2010....
2019-05-23 09:30

Canada's TD Bank posts 6.7% rise in quarterly profit TD Bank Group reported a 6.7% rise in adjusted second-quarter profit on Thursday, as Canada's second-biggest lender by market value benefited from strong performance in its retail business....
2019-05-23 13:45

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China’s rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China...
2019-05-31 17:15

Singapore PM: Global rules could change with China's rise Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says countries including the United States need to be willing to change international rules in response to a stronger China....
2019-05-31 17:30

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
2019-05-31 17:45

Rise of robots could eliminate 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030 The rise of robots, artificial intelligence, energy storage, automation and machine learning could eliminate 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, a new study by Oxford Economics found....
2019-06-27 22:45

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are i...
2019-06-27 22:45

Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU vote "Honor to Mussolini" read the banner unfurled steps away from the Milan piazza where the Fascist dictator's body was hung upside down in 1945 by partisans after his summary execution....
2019-05-23 11:30

US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years House with sale sign / Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on price increases. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2....
2019-05-29 03:30

Stocks rise on Wall Street, sending Dow briefly over 27,000 Technology, communications companies pushed stocks higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's gains from the day before.       ...
2019-07-11 21:45

Copersucar sees 50% ethanol demand rise in U.S. with new E15 policy Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's largest sugar and ethanol merchant, projects that ethanol demand in the United States could increase by 50% when the new policy to year-round sales of E15 is fully implemented....
2019-06-17 16:45

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 22:15

Walmart says Mexico same-store sales rise 4.7% in June Walmart de Mexico, Mexico's biggest retailer, said on Thursday that sales at stores open more than a year in Mexico rose 4.7% in June compared to the same month last year....
2019-07-04 22:45

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
2019-06-20 00:45

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise After Jobs Report The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. government note pushed back above 2% after a solid jobs report eased some of the pressure on the Federal Reserve to move aggressively to cut interest rates....
2019-07-05 17:15

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as Fed signals lower rates NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks rose modestly on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is prepared to cut interest rates if needed to shore up the economy. The bond m...
2019-06-19 23:15

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless population over the last year, the latest sign of severe income inequality and a worsening housing crisi...
2019-06-05 02:45

Matt Prior: the rapid rise of the classic car meetup With a new place to take your beloved vintage motor seemingly appearing every week, Prior asks where they all suddenly sprouted from I’m not imagining this, am I? There actually are way more classic and enthusiast car meet-ups than there used to be,...
2019-05-24 11:45

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on T...
2019-06-18 23:15

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revolution. Ten years ago, the Netherlands made their debu...
2019-07-06 13:15

Deutsche Bank shares rise after shake-up to cut 18,000 jobs Deutsche Bank shares rose on Monday as it launched one of the biggest overhauls of its investment bank since the financial crisis by cutting 18,000 jobs around the world, starting the day with cuts in Asia....
2019-07-08 10:15

Hopes in China rise for a Trump-Xi trade deal As the presidents of U.S. and China near a highly anticipated meeting on trade, the gap in both sides' expectations regarding a deal remains wide....
2019-06-19 15:30

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state after its first legal pot stores opened in 2014. In fact, consumption doubled over three years — a co...
2019-06-20 22:45

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan wi...
2019-06-19 04:30

The Fiery Rise (and Nuclear Fall) of Daenerys Targaryen In the game of thrones, you win, you die, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Here’s one character’s journey from the beginning to the end of HBO’s Game of Thrones.Read more......
2019-05-24 01:15

Dow futures rise as Wall Street's rally looks set to continue U.S. stock index futures were higher Thursday morning as Wall Street's rally on hopes of a rate cut from the Federal Reserve looked set to continue....
2019-06-06 13:15

U.S. pedestrian, bicyclist deaths rise in 2018: report U.S. pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose in 2018 while overall traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a preliminary report Monday....
2019-06-17 20:30

The rise of the CEO as social justice warrior | Jill Priluck Corporations are stepping into the moral vacuum left by Republican officials. But their motives aren’t exactly altruisticFollowing on the heels of JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo, which both divested from private prisons in March, Bank of America rec...
2019-07-02 13:15

Oil prices rise as Middle East tensions simmer Oil prices climbed on Monday as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo saying "significant" sanctions on Tehran would be announced....
2019-06-24 03:45

I’m paranoid it’s meat’: the rise of vegan conspiracy theories From KFC’s Imposter burger to Greggs’ sausage roll, meat-a-like foods are now a vegan staple. But these plant-based alternatives are so realistic they’re prompting sincere concernWhen 19-year-old Kaysha Clarius bit into KFC’s hugely successful vegan ...
2019-07-02 19:45

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050...
2019-06-18 00:15

Exploring the rise of populism: 'It pops up in unexpected places' How we paired up with a network of political scientists to create a wide-ranging series and a groundbreaking databaseLast summer I attended a closed-door gathering of political scientists in Segovia, Spain, surrounded by the medieval spires of the Ca...
2019-06-22 14:45

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person multiplayer video game shooter, and became so good......
2019-05-31 11:45

Humanist weddings rise sharply across England and Wales Faith-based unions fall in last decade but humanist weddings rise by 266%When Amy Hicks and Michaela Francis get married this summer under the shadow of a 400-year-old West Sussex oak tree, they will join the fastest growing group of newlyweds – huma...
2019-06-02 15:15

Dow futures rise on expectations for the Fed to lower rates this month U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data....
2019-07-03 14:45

Factbox: From Marx to Nahles: The rise and fall of Germany's SPD Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), which helped shape modern Germany under a series of renowned chancellors, is facing one of the deepest crises in its history....
2019-06-03 13:45

Anthony Kay’s rise to Mets halted by Triple-A phenomenon CLEVELAND — Anthony Kay, having pitched well enough to reach the Futures Game at Progressive Field and sharp enough to understand the bad optics of excuse-making, worked hard Sunday afternoon to take ownership of his recent struggles. Yet the Stony B...
2019-07-08 05:30

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thursday....
2019-07-11 23:45

High-tech vertical farming is on the rise – but is it any greener? Online supermarket Ocado is investing £17 million in vertical farming in the UK. The approach uses no pesticides, but it can still have a hefty carbon footprint...
2019-06-15 11:30

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on the Nazi dictator....
2019-07-13 18:45

U.S. recession odds rise to 40-45% in six months: DoubleLine's Gundlach Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the odds of the United States sliding into a recession in the next six months have risen to 40-45% and the odds were......
2019-06-14 04:00

Crude prices rise after positive news from China Oil prices rose early Tuesday, after Monday declines, possibly helped by some positive news from China -- but doubts remain as to whether that direction will hold....
2019-05-22 08:45

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as June momentum holds NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising early Tuesday as Wall Street continues to thrive in June. The S&P 500 index rose 24 points, or 0.9%, to 2,911. The benchmark index is up ne...
2019-06-11 16:15

The Totally Unexpected Rise of the Seafood Drone Army Researchers in China are looking to Mother Nature for inspiration to design the next generation of drones. Specifically, drones shaped like squid and scallops that would mimic their means of locomotion, allowing some of them to even leap from the wat...
2019-07-12 21:45

U.S. fuel pumps see first weekly price rise since October Fuel prices in the United States on average were just a penny higher at $2.25 per gallon, ending consecutive price declines that had occurred since October....
2019-05-22 08:45

How supreme mentality saw Nadal rise again in season of despair "Just a few weeks ago, Rafa Nadal was in the midst of his worst-ever clay-court season. Tumaini Carayol charts the turnaround that led to a 12th French Open crown..."...
2019-06-10 13:01

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
2019-05-21 15:00

El Chapo: what the rise and fall of the kingpin reveals about the war on drugs As the capture and conviction of Mexico’s notorious drug lord has shown, taking down the boss doesn’t mean taking down the organisation. By Jessica LoudisJust after midday on Tuesday 12 February, word came down that the verdict was ready in what had ...
2019-06-07 11:45

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed th...
2019-05-21 22:30

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
2019-06-11 01:30

Global Sea Levels Could Rise by Much More Than Previously Predicted, According to New Study Global sea levels could rise by almost 6ft by 2100 – twice as much as had previously been predicted – threatening major cities and displacing hundreds of millions of people, a study published Monday warned. The upper limit for sea level r...
2019-05-21 19:15

Heatwave Kills 40 In Bihar In A Day; Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 73 Heatwave killed more than 40 people in Bihar on Saturday. The state is already grappling with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Muzzafurpur that has killed over 70 children this month....
2019-06-16 06:45

EU sees sharp rise in asylum applications from Venezuela The number of applications for asylum in the EU is back up. While Syrians and Afghans formerly topped the list, the EU has seen a surge in the number of refugees from Latin America — particularly Venezuela....
2019-06-11 10:30

How China’s Rise Spurs Quest for Homegrown Giants “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic gro...
2019-06-07 13:45

Sea level rise could hit 2 metres by 2100 - much worse than feared There is a 1 in 20 chance that runaway carbon emissions could result in a 2-metre sea level rise, which would have "profound consequences for humanity"...
2019-05-22 03:45

The petty, wonderful and delightfully weird rise of Horns Down The anti-Texas sign that unites the Big 12 and rivals beyond has been around for more than 60 years but really took on a life of its own over the past 12 months....
2019-07-13 00:30

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of ...
2019-06-13 17:30

CFE'S SEPTEMBER AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME RISES 60% OVER YEAR AGO; Month Was Most Active In 2008, Third Busiest Month Ever at CFE, Year-To-Date Volume 26% Ahead of 2007 CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 7,115 contracts traded each day during September 2008, a rise of 60 percent over the 4,457 contracts per day during September 2007 and 64 percent above...
2019-05-23 21:15

Australian Barty reaches WTA summit to complete remarkable rise Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday....
2019-06-24 00:30

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion English Premier League broadcast rights have risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons        ...
2019-05-21 19:45

Protecting U.S. coastal communities from sea level rise will cost $400 billion To protect themselves from the inevitable threat of rising sea levels, coastal communities in the United States will have to shell out more than $400 billion, according to a new report....
2019-06-21 22:15

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly was stepping down July 31....
2019-06-07 19:15

London records biggest rise in cycling journeys in 2018 Distance covered grows by 5%, but most cyclists still white, middle-aged and richCycling journeys grew by 5% in London last year, with more than 4m km travelled each day by bike in the capital, figures show.City Hall said the increase, recorded by Tr...
2019-07-03 16:30

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the...
2019-07-16 23:30

Moonday Mornings: Bitcoin flash-crashed to $75, SIM-swapping on the rise, and more It’s time for another edition of Moonday Mornings! If you’re new around here, this is Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines that you shouldn’t miss. Let’s get to it. 1. For about five minutes over the weeken...
2019-06-03 13:45

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-12 15:30

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
2019-06-07 15:00

Shocked by the rise of the right? Then you weren’t paying attention | Gary Younge The seeds of Trump, Brexit and Modi’s success were sown by endemic racism and unfairness. Tackling that is the answerThe morning after both Donald Trump’s victory and the Brexit referendum, when a mood of paralysing shock and grief overcame progressi...
2019-05-24 21:30

Attacks on referees on the rise in German amateur soccer leagues The German Football Association has said thousands of referees were verbally and physically attacked during the 2018/2019 season. Players also suffered violence and discrimination the association said....
2019-07-09 22:15

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Is Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
2019-05-27 21:00

The rise and fall of the starter home — why millennials are choosing to rent instead of own Flickr / Addison Place at Boca Raton Starter homes used to be seen as a great way for young people to stop paying monthly rent, build equity, and save up for a larger home. Millennials are choosing to rent for longer periods of time before buying la...
2019-07-17 06:15

Mexico's America Movil posts sharp rise in Q2 net profit America Movil on Tuesday reported a second-quarter net profit of 14.07 billion pesos ($732.7 million), surging from 434.8 million pesos from the same period last year....
2019-07-17 03:15

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
2019-07-16 21:45

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campaign against Tehran in a bid to force it to abandon......
2019-07-09 08:45

FCA, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai sales rise behind light trucks FCA US, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and Subaru posted higher U.S. sales in May while Ford and other Japanese brands fell as the industry battled to end a four-month losing streak....
2019-06-03 20:30

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
2019-07-05 21:30

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
2019-07-06 09:30

World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agenciesMore than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”.The num...
2019-07-15 21:15

The rise of Big Sperm: does the tech world have the answer to our semen crisis? Sperm counts in western men are falling, and nobody is sure why. But relax – because help is here, with everything from home-testing kits to sperm-freezingLads, lads, lads, hate to interrupt, but how’s your ejaculate? Would you struggle to fill half ...
2019-07-07 16:15

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents rel...
2019-06-19 20:00

Asia stocks set to rise following overnight gains on Wall Street Shares in Asia were poised to rise at the open on Wednesday following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continue to linger between the U.S. and China....
2019-05-22 01:45

Utilities, Other 'Safety' Stocks Rise Alongside Market Uncertainty The latest rise in the stock market has been helped along by so-called safety stocks, signaling a shift among investors toward seeking certainty as trade tensions and central-bank policy push and pull markets....
2019-06-13 14:45

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to j...
2019-07-06 19:15

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise Day After Budget Announcements: 10 Points Budget 2019: State-run oil marketing companies Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum review fuel prices on a daily basis, and any revisions are implemented at the fuel stations with......
2019-07-06 20:30

Indiabulls Housing Shares Rise As Petitioner Withdraws Case The company said on Wednesday the petitioner had admitted in court that the petition was defective in nature and that he would approach the court after rectifying it....
2019-06-13 11:15

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
2019-06-13 04:15

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage ...
2019-05-21 21:45

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares...
2019-05-22 11:30

Oil prices rise on likelihood of ongoing OPEC+ supply cuts Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged the global economy....
2019-06-10 03:45

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

The Warm-Up: Rise up workers! Strike to… force through that Barca move "We\u0027ve come a long way in the proud tradition of industrial action in order to secure more favourable working conditions. Nick Miller wonders about Neymar and Antoine Griezmann..."...
2019-07-09 14:30

India's Tallest Rubbish Mountain May Rise Higher Than Taj Mahal The country'stallest rubbish mountain in Delhi is on course to rise higher than the Taj Mahal in the next year, becoming a fetid symbol for what the UN considers the world's most polluted capital....
2019-06-04 11:15

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
2019-05-22 08:45

Drink margaritas? Tequila prices are likely to rise because of U.S. tariffs on Mexico Donald Trump wants to raise tariffs on Mexico, a move that would raise consumer tequila prices and hurt revenue and employment south of the border.        ...
2019-06-07 20:45

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
2019-06-13 16:45

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
2019-06-11 12:15

Why Stocks Are Hitting Records as Economic Fears Rise: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
2019-07-11 23:45

Dollar Tree cuts profit forecast as costs rise Dollar Tree cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, citing costs related to store closures and freight, sending its shares down 4% in trading before the bell....
2019-05-30 22:45

CDC warns fecal parasite found in public pools is on the rise Americans who enjoy taking a dip in public pools to cool off during the summer face the danger of encountering “crypto,” a diarrhea-causing fecal parasite that is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cryptosporidi...
2019-07-01 17:30

From BCCI To Union Cabinet, Anurag Thakur's Rise Through The Ranks Former BCCI chief Anurag Singh Thakur entered the big leagues today after being assigned as a Minister of State in the Finance Ministry. He was also picked as a Minister of State in the Ministry of......
2019-05-31 20:45

Wan-Bissaka seals meteoric rise with £45m Manchester United move Full-back is most expensive uncapped British playerWan-Bissaka: ‘I will improve every step and learn’Manchester United have completed the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace in a deal that could potentially be worth £50m. The England Und...
2019-06-29 16:15

Liam Plunkett expects England to rise above ‘niggly’ Bangladesh • Bangladesh appeals and vocal fans to test England • ‘We let ourselves down in the field against Pakistan’The days of Bangladesh being World Cup pushovers are a distant memory, with England wary of Saturday’s opponents and ready for another test of ...
2019-06-06 19:45

Insurance premiums set to rise for cars vulnerable to keyless theft News 29 May, 2019 Experts set to increase “risk rating” system insurance companies use to set premiums for cars vulnerable to keyless relay attacks...
2019-05-29 14:01

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Russia agrees to extend OPEC+ deal Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Monday after Russia agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend supply cuts for another six to nine months ahead of an OPEC meeting this week....
2019-07-01 02:15

The Internet Is Also Keen on Storming These Other Places After the Rise of the ‘Area 51 Raid’ Taking over with the Area 51 raid apparently isn’t enough to sate the Internet’s hunger for collective force. Following the rabid success of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook event-turned-potential-meme of the year, there’s b...
2019-07-18 00:30

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
2019-05-23 13:45

U.S. money market assets rise five straight weeks: iMoneyNet U.S. money market fund assets rose for a fifth consecutive week, bringing its total to more than a nine-year high as investors pour cash into low-risk funds on concerns about escalating U.S.-China......
2019-05-30 04:00

2019 British GP preview: Charles Leclerc's rise to F1 stardom At just 21, Charles Leclerc’s star is rising rapidly at Ferrari – and Silverstone would be a great location for a maiden F1 victory There was a huge sense of anticipation over Charles Leclerc’s promotion from Sauber to Ferrari to partner Sebastian V...
2019-07-11 01:45

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
2019-07-12 20:45

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as its profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
2019-06-17 15:45

Elizabeth Holmes: The hypnotic tale of the rise and fall of Theranos Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes built a $10 billion company on the promise of a miracle blood test. But it didn’t work. A new film, The Inventor, follows the fallout...
2019-05-21 14:32

Chinese exports rise, imports fall as US tariffs overshadow Chinese exports to the US unexpectedly rose in May, despite US tariffs. Imports dropped sharply as economists look to a weak year for the Asian giant's economy....
2019-06-10 13:15

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher as financial shares rise Canada's main stock index edged higher on Monday, as shares of financial companies gained ahead of a key U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting that could determine the path of future interest rate cuts....
2019-06-17 17:45

UPDATE 1-Copersucar sees 50% ethanol demand rise in U.S. with new E15 policy Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's largest sugar and ethanol merchant, expects ethanol demand in the United States could increase by 50% when a new U.S. policy allowing for larger sales of gasoline blended with 15% ethanol, known as E15, is fully im...
2019-06-17 17:45

Miner Anglo American posts 2% rise in second-quarter output Miner Anglo American said on Thursday its overall output rose 2% in the second quarter, benefiting from a ramp up in iron ore production at its Minas-Rio mine in Brazil and increased metallurgical coal output....
2019-07-18 08:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam currencies rise against softer dollar Latin American currencies largely rose against a softer dollar on Monday ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy setting meeting this week which is expected to lay the groundwork for a rate cut later this year. Lower U.S. interest rate boost the r...
2019-06-17 16:45

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain th...
2019-05-28 13:30

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat, shares rise International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud computing business, sending its shares up as much as 4% in extended trading....
2019-07-17 23:45

Oil prices rise amid bigger-than-expected fall in US stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply amid global trade tensions....
2019-07-10 05:15

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe and around the globe. ​”In Germany, obviously, they always have to be seen in a certain context,...
2019-05-28 19:30

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts of the world....
2019-05-28 10:15

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
2019-06-27 19:45

US STOCKS-Futures rise after Trump calls off Mexico tariffs U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday after the United States abandoned plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, while a multi-billion dollar deal between United Technologies and Raytheon added to the upbeat mood....
2019-06-10 14:30

Fashion house Chanel parades its independence as profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February, on Monday reaffirmed commitment to its independence after reporting higher annual sales and profits....
2019-06-17 19:00

MAY IS SECOND STRAIGHT MONTH OF ALL-TIME RECORD VOLUME; Eighth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that for the second consecutive month, trading volume at the CFE has reached all-time record levels. The 481,650 contracts that changed hands during May is a new high, surp...
2019-05-23 20:30

Huawei's Yearslong Rise Is Littered With Accusations of Theft and Dubious Ethics The Chinese giant says it respects intellectual property rights, but competitors and some of its own former employees allege the company goes to great lengths to steal trade secrets....
2019-05-25 06:45

Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
2019-06-05 00:30

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
2019-06-30 15:45

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
2019-07-16 04:30

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
2019-06-28 00:30

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside and outside of wartime contexts and women remain the primary victims, warns new research.In their rep...
2019-06-28 14:45

Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks posts 28% rise in revenue Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc reported a 28% jump in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in its cloud security business....
2019-05-29 23:15

Congress Bengal Chief Blames Mamata Banerjee For Rise Of BJP In State West Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the state, saying had she......
2019-06-08 18:15

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
2019-06-28 07:01

Santa Anita Starts Independent Reviews Of All Horses After Deaths Rise To 29 SANTA ANITA, Cali. (NBC News)– California horse racing regulators said Wednesday they will require all horses to undergo independent reviews before they’re allowed to race at the famed Santa Anita Park, where 29 horses have died or have b...
2019-06-13 12:30

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminat...
2019-06-28 05:30

Abortion providers report 'alarming' rise in picketing, vandalism and trespassing Last year, trespassing hit highest level since 1999 while vandalism occurred at highest rate since 1990US abortion providers reported an “alarming escalation” in incidents of disruption and intimidation in 2018, according to new findings report by th...
2019-05-25 07:30

Blaze engulfs upper floors of Warsaw high-rise; no one hurt WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish firefighters have worked overnight to put out a huge blaze that broke out on the upper floors of a high-rise building under construction in downtown Warsaw. Nobody was hurt in the fire. The fire broke out late Friday on t...
2019-06-08 09:45

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the internet was a world of dial-up connections and Usenet newsgroups, but according to his biographer, Terry ...
2019-05-30 20:15

Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011 BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry last year rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade after extreme weather and surprise swings in global temperatures ...
2019-06-11 21:15

New Video Inspired by Madonna’s ‘I Rise’ Captures Global Protest Movement “Freedom,” sings Madonna, “is what you choose to do with what’s been done to you.” This lyric from the artist’s new song “I Rise,” off her 14th studio album Madame X, is a tribute to the resilience of t...
2019-06-20 02:15

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu Pressure-sensitive screens once were iPhone selling points, but their key benefit -- Context Menus -- ha been fine-tuned into good enough replacements.Read More...
2019-07-17 23:30

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker May Feel Like a Different Genre, According to Daisy Ridley As the ending to not just the sequel trilogy, but a trilogy of trilogies, we all expect Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to be unique. However, in a new interview, star Daisy Ridley went a step further to describe just how different it would be.Read ...
2019-07-03 19:45

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
2019-05-27 12:45

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widespread anger over proposed laws that would allow extraditions to the mainland. In a direct challenge to...
2019-07-01 19:00

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood...
2019-05-21 21:01

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
2019-06-01 00:01

UPDATE 2-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO, shares rise 5% SNC-Lavalin Group Inc Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards will take over on an interim basis and conduct a quick strategic review, the Canadian construction company said on Tuesday, boosting its slumping shares 5% as investors hoped for a turnaround....
2019-06-11 16:45

Honda forecasts 6% rise in annual profit on Europe factory revamp Honda Motor forecast a 6% increase in operating profit for the current fiscal year due to cost reduction efforts and a restructuring of its production network in Europe....
2019-05-21 15:45

Trump Dials Saudi Crown Prince Over Iran, Rise In Oil Prices U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in......
2019-06-22 02:45

Gold Prices Rise On Jewellers' Buying, Firm Global Trend Traders said sentiment turned bullish on the back of a pick-up in buying support from local jewellers and positive global trend which mainly drove gold prices higher....
2019-05-31 17:45

Dow futures rise triple digits despite Trump's China tariff threat The U.S. president also defended his approach of imposing tariffs on international partners, saying these are putting the U.S. "at a tremendous competitive advantage."...
2019-06-11 12:00

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second ...
2019-07-03 23:45

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a senior executive at Foxconn said Tuesday....
2019-06-12 04:15

Acacia Mining reports 13% rise in gold reserves for Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Friday reported a 13% rise in gold reserves at the end of May for its Gokona Mine in North Mara, Tanzania, adding weight to its view that majority shareholder Barrick Gold's buyout proposal undervalued the miner....
2019-07-05 09:15

Oil prices rise as U.S. stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
2019-06-20 03:15

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
2019-06-20 03:15

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
2019-05-21 23:45

Thousands in Oklahoma brace for 'worst-case scenario' as floodwaters rise Residents of Oklahoma and Arkansas near the swollen Arkansas River prepared for flooding on Wednesday, moving valuables to higher floors of their homes as Tulsa's mayor urged thousands to be ready to flee in the event of a "worst-case scenario."...
2019-05-29 19:45

Oil prices rise as US stockpiles drop, OPEC agrees meeting date Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Thursday as official data showed U.S. crude stocks fell more than expected and as OPEC and other producers finally agreed a date for a meeting to discuss output cuts....
2019-06-20 07:30

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
2019-07-01 02:30

EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers, sending its shares up 5%....
2019-07-17 23:45

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consume...
2019-05-21 18:45

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
2019-06-13 21:45

6 Bombshells We Learned About Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker from Vanity Fair Don't be afraid, we feel it too. The reluctance to read spoilers about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. ...You will remove these restraints, because these are gold, and they......
2019-05-22 18:00

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, wi...
2019-06-14 04:45

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
2019-06-17 10:45

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today aroun...
2019-06-06 06:45

As Mexico-U.S. talks progress, markets rise on hopes a deal could be close Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with markets rebounding on reports that a deal could be close, although it was unclear if Mexican pledges to curb migration flows were enough to stop tariffs on Mexican good...
2019-06-07 00:30

Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue In this Guardian story first published in 2016, and as Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix series on the Central Park Five case, When They See Us, hits screens, we tell of how, 30 years ago, five young black men were wrongly convicted of rape – and how the ch...
2019-06-06 02:00

Hell yeah, it's finally time for the people to rise up and storm Area 51 Look, there’s absolutely no way the American government is hiding aliens in Area 51. They’re obviously in a different base by now, having been dressed up in children’s clothing, packed into a sedan, and driven during the cover of night to a new, bett...
2019-07-13 00:15

Fascist symbols, rhetoric, salutes on the rise ahead of Italian EU vote MILAN — A banner emblazoned with the words “Honor to Mussolini,” unfurled just steps from the Milan piazza where the fascist dictator’s body was hung upside down after his 1945 execution. One-armed salutes and fascist slogans shouted at protests. Ita...
2019-05-23 22:30

Antarctic ice instability could yield rapid melting, dramatic sea level rise Even if global warming slows or stops in the coming decades, instability among Antarctic glaciers could trigger rapid melting and subsequent sea level rise....
2019-07-09 21:00

'Femtech' startups on the rise as investors scent profits in women's health Venture capital firms – mostly male-led – are starting to overcome their wariness over women-orientated productsWhat if a woman’s monthly menstrual cycle could be turned into a diagnostic tool that warned of potential medical problems or even fatal d...
2019-06-06 17:30

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 15:30

'World's most dangerous glacier' could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns A glacier in West Antarctica, known as "the world's most dangerous," could completely melt away and cause a rapid and "catastrophic" sea-level rise, a new study warns....
2019-07-09 21:45

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
2019-06-07 19:15

'Americanized' anti-abortion protests are on the rise in the UK. But a fight back has begun According to abortion-rights activists, women trying to access reproductive health services in Manchester face some of the worst anti-abortion harassment ever seen in the UK....
2019-07-09 09:45

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
2019-05-22 08:45

‘World’s most dangerous glacier’ could cause catastrophic sea level rise, study warns The Thwaites Glacier has more than 50 times the amount of ice than all the mountain glaciers in the world combined, and eight times as much ice in the Greenland ice sheet. And when it becomes unstable, the after-effects would be "catastrophic."...
2019-07-09 21:15

Oil prices rise as data shows bigger-than-expected fall in U.S. stockpiles Oil prices rose on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply amid global trade tensions....
2019-07-10 07:01

Disney’s 'Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance' ride opens December 5th Disney's new Star Wars-theme park, Galaxy's Edge, will get its second ride before the year is up. Today, Disney Parks announced that "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" will arrive in Florida at Walt Disney World Resort on December 5th -- W...
2019-07-12 00:30

Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
2019-07-12 18:15

2 years after Grenfell, experts warn of high-rise fire risk Two years after a London tower-block fire killed 72 people, campaigners say hundreds of apartment buildings remain at risk of a similar devastating blaze....
2019-06-14 15:30

UPDATE 1-Beyond Meat sees sales doubling in 2019, shares rise 16% Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat Inc on Thursday reported quarterly revenue above analysts' estimates in its first results since going public, and said it expects to double its sales this year....
2019-06-06 23:15

Cori Gauff’s astonishing rise wins a million hearts at Wimbledon The 15-year-old is enjoying the fruits of her talent, while staying focused on winning the women’s singles titleThe prodigy looked out at a sea of faces she recognised only as recently won friends, cheerleaders, really, mutual strangers wondering wha...
2019-07-06 20:30

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – what we learned from the Vanity Fair special JJ Abrams and co have hinted the finale will involve less CGI, more new characters … and screen time for Carrie FisherIn just under seven months’ time, a saga spanning nine films, three generations and 42 years will finally be over, bringing the epic...
2019-05-23 23:30

Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian ...
2019-06-17 17:15

Fashion house Chanel reaffirms its independence as sales and profits rise Luxury fashion group Chanel, whose star designer Karl Lagerfeld passed away earlier this year, reported higher annual sales and profits on Monday and once again reaffirmed its independence, stating it was not for sale....
2019-06-17 15:15

Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
2019-06-19 02:45

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In August 2008, total CBOE volume was 88.5 million contrac...
2019-05-23 21:15

European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens BRUSSELS (AP) — European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens. The post European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens appe...
2019-05-26 22:45

Pemex's credit default swaps rise after Mexico finmin's surprise resignation Following the surprise resignation of Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzua last week and doubts over what the business plan for state oil company Pemex would entail the cost of insuring Pemex bonds rose to the highest level in three years....
2019-07-17 03:15

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national a...
2019-05-21 15:15

When will the Rise of the Resistance ride open at Disney's new Star Wars land? Rise of the Resistance, a signature ride at Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, is set to open "sometime this year," according to the Disney CEO.       ...
2019-06-18 14:15

Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise of the great white shark A booming seal population is drawing the apex predator to the Massachusetts peninsula where contact with humans followsWhen beachgoers arrive at Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod peninsula, the first thing they see is a larg...
2019-06-18 09:45

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the ...
2019-05-28 23:30

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge to open Rise of Resistance ride later than expected While the Orlando, Florida version of the ride is expected to be operational on December 5, its California counterpart won't open until January 17....
2019-07-12 02:00

‘The models have bellies, hips and thighs that jiggle’: the rise of body-positive swimwear From larger-cup bikinis to modest beachwear, fashion is finally beginning to cater for a range of women’s bodiesIf there’s one thing Sasha Khan loathes, it is shopping for swimwear. Which makes it a strange coincidence that, on the day we speak, Khan...
2019-06-06 02:00

Sensex, Nifty Rise On Hopes Of Economic Reforms Ahead Of Budget 2019 The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes snapped their two day losing streak on hopes that the re-elected National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will announce steps to bolster economic......
2019-07-01 12:30

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
2019-06-11 23:45

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
2019-07-13 01:30

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Over 3.5 billion people are on social media; Facebook still biggest with teens; Esports on the rise The new Global Digital Statshot report from Hootsuite and We Are Social is packed with all the latest data you need to understand how people are using the internet in July 2019. You’ll find the complete report in the SlideShare embed below, but...
2019-07-17 14:30

Walgreens posts quarterly earnings beat as prescription drug sales rise Higher prescription drug sales help the company regain its footing after CEO Stefano Pessina dubbed last quarter "the most difficult" since the company was formed....
2019-06-27 19:30

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During th...
2019-05-28 19:30

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneliness....
2019-05-28 20:30

Stocks in Asia mixed; oil prices rise as US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday afternoon, while oil prices continued to rise as tensions between the U.S. and Iran lingered after the latter shot down an American surveillance drone....
2019-06-27 19:45

Mauritania rise from fourth worst team in world to Africa’s grand stage In 2012 only Bhutan, San Marino and the Turks & Caicos Islands were ranked below the desert nation but a football revolution has delivered an Africa Cup of Nations debutUntil recently it could have been said that the only way for Mauritania to reach ...
2019-06-22 15:30

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
2019-05-27 23:15

Hard-to-kill poop parasites that lurk in swimming pools on the rise, CDC warns Enlarge / What's going on in that swim diaper? (credit: Getty | BSIP) Whatever you do this summer, don’t drink the pool water. Outbreaks of the gastrointestinal parasite cryptosporidium have been spurting upward since 2009, with the number of outb...
2019-07-01 20:00

Judge slams city lawyers pushing new Two Bridges high-rise buildings A Manhattan judge slammed city lawyers Wednesday after a marathon of hearings about controversial plans to add luxury high-rise apartment buildings to the Two Bridges housing development downtown. Justice Arthur Engoron said city lawyers seem to thin...
2019-06-06 02:45

UPDATE 1-EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers, sending its shares up 5%....
2019-07-17 22:45

Trouble in Paradise: the rise and fall of Germany's 'brothel king' | Hilke Lorenz Jürgen Rudloff’s chain of ‘wellness spas’ sold sex as a health service for men. But his business model was fatally flawed – as his trial for aiding and abetting trafficking revealedUntil his dramatic fall from grace, Jürgen Rudloff was the self-procl...
2019-06-22 14:45

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar, Saudi rise on financials; Property drags Dubai Qatar and Saudi Arabia's stock markets rose on Monday, helped by financial companies, while Dubai's was pressured by the real estate sector. Qatar's index rose 0.9% as banks gained. Qatar Islamic Bank surged 8.7% and the Middle East's biggest len...
2019-05-27 17:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks dip on U.S.-China trade jitters; Currencies rise Latin American stock indices were subdued on Wednesday as a re-emergence of trade tensions between the United States and China kept investors on the sidelines, but a recovery in oil prices and a soft dollar lifted currencies in the region. MSCI'...
2019-07-17 18:15

Oil prices rise amid OPEC supply cuts, but trade worries weigh Oil prices advanced on Monday as ongoing supply cuts led by producer club OPEC kept markets relatively tight, but international benchmark Brent remained below $70 per barrel on concerns over an ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
2019-05-27 10:00

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame. The post US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-28 15:15

Bellarmine Accepts ASUN Invitation; Knights Will Rise To NCAA Division I In 2020 LOUISVILLE (March 18, 2019) — Bellarmine University’s president, Dr. Susan M. Donovan, announced today that she has accepted an invitation for the university to join the ASUN Conference. The move will elevate the university’s athletic programs to NCA...
2019-06-18 21:00

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
2019-06-13 04:00

Diabetes: Unhealthy Eating Habits At Work Can Give Rise To Lifestyle Diseases Eating unhealthy food at workplace may put you at a more risk of catching diabetes and cardiovascular problems than other employees who opt for healthier foods....
2019-05-24 04:30

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.       ...
2019-06-11 11:15

Rise and shine: Tiger Woods gets up at 1 a.m. to prepare for Open Championship at Royal Portrush In an effort to adjust to the time-zone change, the 15-time major champion has been waking up at 1 a.m., or 6 a.m. local time in Northern Ireland.       ...
2019-07-08 21:30

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
2019-06-04 22:45

Opinion: The Women's World Cup showed Europe is on rise. What will USWNT do to keep pace? U.S. Soccer needs to settle lawsuit, bolster NWSL and examine youth structure to keep ahead of European teams at next Women's World Cup.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

Daisy Ridley Has a Funny Memory of That Hug Scene With Carrie Fisher That's Going to Be in The Rise of Skywalker The late Carrie Fisher is known for bringing sharp humor to her time working on film sets. The scenes of hers used in The Rise of Skywalker are no different. Read more......
2019-06-29 22:15

Billy Dee Williams back in the Millennium Falcon for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ It was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away when we last saw Lando Calrissian doing his thing in the Millennium Falcon. But the smooth-talking smuggler is back — taking the helm once again, along with Chewie, in the latest Star Wars movie, “The...
2019-05-23 07:15

Airbus is one of the most powerful companies in aviation. Here's a closer look at its rise from upstart to industry titan. Airbus On May 29, 2019, Airbus celebrated its 50th birthday. In the five decades since its founding, Airbus has developed from a fledgling upstart to one of the industry's titans. Over the past 20 years, the commercial aviation industry has come to ...
2019-05-31 00:45

Strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash Videos in which people film themselves eating food and post it on YouTube have become hugely popular. Now this weird trend is spreading to kids, should we be worried?...
2019-05-21 14:32

J.J. Abrams reveals how Carrie Fisher is incorporated in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Disney knew it wouldn't recast Princess Leia in the new movie "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker." And a digital version of the late Carrie Fisher wouldn't do her or the character justice. But the director found another option....
2019-05-23 01:00

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance to open first at Disney World, then Disneyland in 2020 Disney parks' most advanced and immersive ride, Rise of the Resistance, has an opening date of Dec. 5 at Disney World and Jan. 17 at Disneyland.       ...
2019-07-11 22:45

Stocks gain as investors mull chances of rate cut; bond yields rise Global stock indexes climbed on Tuesday as investors weighed the possibility of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve, while yields on 10-year U.S Treasuries moved higher....
2019-06-04 17:30

How the rise in e-commerce is presenting opportunities for new entrants to challenge UPS and FedEx in last-mile deliveries This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Outside of the US Po...
2019-07-04 14:15

UPDATE 2-Adobe beats quarterly estimates on cloud strength; shares rise Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud, sending its shares up 4.6% after market....
2019-06-19 01:15

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

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nea...
2019-07-04 10:15

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
2019-06-18 15:15

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of Africans illegally crossing US-Mexican border Many of the migrants came from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, and Cameroon to escape violence and dictatorial leadership. The majority have since left San Antonio for other cities throughout the country....
2019-06-13 03:15

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
2019-06-04 22:30

REFILE-Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal Boeing Co's effort to build the world's largest twin-engined jet, the 777X, continues to be hampered by challenges with General Electric Co's new GE9X turbine engine, a top Boeing executive said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:30

UPDATE 1-Boeing's 777X faces engine snags, questions rise over delivery goal Boeing Co's effort to build the world's largest twin-engined jet, the 777X, continues to be hampered by challenges with General Electric Co's new GE9X turbine engine, a top Boeing executive said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:30

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
2019-05-24 15:30

Terry Pratchett Predicted the Rise of Nazis Online During an Interview with Bill Gates in 1995 Most Americans weren’t online back in 1995, let alone getting most of their news from online sources. But the late fantasy author Terry Pratchett knew what was coming. And a newly unearthed GQ interview from 1995, with Bill Gates no less, reveals tha...
2019-05-30 19:30

Fitness to finesse: the reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning Wimbledon rise | Simon Cambers The 15-year-old burst forward in her first week at Wimbledon; next a heavyweight clash with Simona Halep awaits on MondayAnyone who watched her matches in the first week will know how talented Coco Gauff is. This is a girl good enough to go toe to to...
2019-07-07 23:30

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
2019-07-11 01:15

Russia energy minister sees options for OPEC deal, including production rise Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said there were different options available for OPEC and its oil-producing allies in the second half of 2019, including a possible raising of output....
2019-05-21 17:45

CIBC posts marginal rise in profit on higher expenses, loan loss provisions Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce reported a marginal rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday, as higher expenses and loan loss provisions in retail banking offset gains in the bank's capital markets business....
2019-05-22 13:30

One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet. NASA Antarctica's glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica will likely hit a point of irreversible melting, af...
2019-07-10 00:30

China faces extreme weather as temperatures rise, more rain falls - government forecasters Extreme weather in China is becoming increasingly frequent, with temperatures in some regions hitting record highs this year and with rainfall set to exceed average levels by 70% in the next 10 days, officials at the nation's weather bureau warned....
2019-07-03 07:45

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
2019-07-12 22:15

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex, stocks rise as dollar falls on Fed rate cut prospects Latin American stocks and currencies rose on Thursday as the dollar fell after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was read to cut interest rates as soon as July, while rallying oil prices also helped to lift Colombia's peso. Mexico's peso hit ...
2019-06-20 22:30

CNN's Jim Acosta refers to rise of Tea Party as 'ghosts of the 20th century,' says he saw 'racist imagery' at rallies CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta knocked the Tea Party in his new book, referring to the movement as "ghosts of the twentieth century" that emerged in the Obama years. ...
2019-06-13 01:15

Housing market 2019: US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years U.S. home prices rose 2.7%, the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on housing market price increases.        ...
2019-05-29 21:45

REFILE- Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
2019-06-19 01:15

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
2019-05-21 15:30

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
2019-06-19 03:30

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, according to financial advisers, bankers and lawyers fami...
2019-06-14 19:30

Stocks jump amid rate-cut hopes, tech shares' bounce; bond yields rise Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday as U.S. tech shares bounced back from the previous day's selloff and investors weighed the possibility of a U.S. interest rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose....
2019-06-04 20:15

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before high-rise crash in New York City A dramatic video circulating on social media purportedly shows a helicopter flying erratically over the East River moments before crash landing on the roof a high-rise building near New York City’s famed Time Square....
2019-06-11 19:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
2019-07-11 02:45

Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees in London: All rise as Aaron Judge hopes to get verdict over Mookie Betts Shortly after Sadiq Khan was elected Mayor of London in 2016, he travelled to New York to push the city's credentials to stage the first-ever Major League Baseball game in Europe....
2019-06-28 16:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies rise as dollar dips, investors return to riskier assets Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday as the dollar dipped and as investors gauged the implications of the nomination of the IMF's Christine Lagarde to head the European Central Bank. Markets are hoping that International Monetary Fund he...
2019-07-03 22:45

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
2019-06-13 18:45

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
2019-05-21 14:38

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russ...
2019-05-23 05:30

Hearthstone: Rise of the Mech event adds a free Legendary, buffs 18 cards, and ushers in Arena rotation Hearthstone's next event is Rise of the Mech, which begins June 3 and ends July 1. It comes with a free Legendary, card buffs, and Arena changes.Read More...
2019-05-21 19:15