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The Debt Ceiling

The very phrase “debt ceiling” sounds austere and restrictive, as if intended to keep a lid on government spending. In fact, the U.S. federal debt limit was fir...

The Debt Ceiling

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Debt-Ceiling Talks Hit More Snags Talks to raise the U.S. government’s borrowing limit and set overall federal spending levels face at least two more hurdles: how to pay for an overhaul of veterans’ health care and Republican demands to offset spending increases....
19:52, 07/17/2019

U.S. Could Run Out of Room on Debt Ceiling in Late Summer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the government could run out of room to keep paying its bills in full and on time in late summer unless Congress raises the federal borrowing limit before then....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
21:00, 07/19/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a s...
17:52, 05/23/2019

Government Could Breach Debt Ceiling in September, Mnuchin Warns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Congress that the government could breach its statutory borrowing limit by September, begging for a debt ceiling increase....
17:39, 07/12/2019

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
23:00, 07/15/2019

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
00:26, 07/11/2019

Why politicians prefer debt ceiling crises to balanced budgets Once again, it seems, the federal government stands at the edge of a pending debt crisis. According to recent estimates, even while the nation enjoys the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in memory and unemployment hovering at bargain basement...
21:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
21:39, 05/21/2019

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.Given the lack of progress, administration official...
17:39, 06/20/2019

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
23:52, 07/09/2019

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
22:00, 05/21/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Senate Republican leader sees deal on budget caps, debt ceiling soon Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on budget caps that would also lift the nation's debt ceiling....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-week recess....
12:52, 07/13/2019

Pelosi rejects short-term debt ceiling hike as budget talks extend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday night turned aside the notion of a short-term debt ceiling hike as she continues negotiating on a broader budget deal with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.After days of hashing out their positions over the phone, P...
05:26, 07/16/2019

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
22:52, 05/22/2019

Trump is bumping into a very low 2020 ceiling 45 is struggling to crack 42 percent in the polls — even against lesser-known Democrats. It suggests he’ll need to drag his 2020 opponent down with him....
17:39, 06/20/2019

How two women are smashing hockey's glass ceiling A former rancher who became the first woman hired as a full-time scout and a Canadian hockey legend are helping shape draft strategy for the Maple Leafs....
16:39, 06/21/2019

Shattered ceiling: More college-educated women than men have jobs For the first time, there are more college-educated women than men in the labor force, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.FT_19.06.20_WomenLaborForce_Women-now-half-of-US-college-educated-labor-force-2.pngFigures show that women have ed...
16:13, 06/21/2019

Cory Booker Says Beating Trump Should Be ‘the Floor, Not the Ceiling’ Stuck in the polls and contending with a loaded Democratic field, Mr. Booker emphasized a deeper primary conversation during a four-day swing through Iowa....
23:39, 05/26/2019

Big rat drops from ceiling onto customer’s menu at LA Buffalo Wild Wings LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – An unwelcome surprise dropped onto a woman’s table at a Buffalo Wild Wings in the Westchester area of Los Angeles the other day — a live rat dropped from the ceiling onto her table. Alisha Norman says the manager clai...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Woman says rat fell from ceiling onto table at Buffalo Wild Wings That’s wild — but that’s not a wing! A Houston woman says her Los Angeles vacation got off to a sickening start when a live rat fell from the ceiling onto her table at a Buffalo Wild Wings in the city’s Westchester section. Alisha Kent Norman p...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Germans Discover Military Jeep Hoods Used to Repair a Ceiling after World War II Like many other places in Germany, the western city of Bonn had plenty of rebuilding to do after World War II. So, with materials scarce, the owner of one building decided to use hoods from junked army Jeeps to build up his ceiling. Those hoods have ...
01:52, 05/28/2019

Noelle Needham and Hayley Wickenheiser are smashing hockey's glass ceiling A former cow farmer who became the first woman hired as a full-time amateur scout and a Canadian women's hockey legend are helping shape draft strategy for the Toronto Maple Leafs....
15:39, 06/21/2019

Worried that popcorn ceiling is hiding bigger problems? Here's how to renovate on a budget Taking on a home renovation can be costly, stressful and time-consuming. Here are tips to keep your budget under control and your sanity intact.        ...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Painting your home this weekend? How a statement ceiling could transform your interiors this Bank Holiday If you need to make a room feel bigger or cosier than it is, painting your ceiling can have a big impact. Try it over a long weekend for a dramatic, contemporary look in any interiors space....
19:26, 05/24/2019

Caught on camera: Violent turbulence on plane slams flight attendant, trolley into ceiling A flight attendant was slammed into the ceiling during violent turbulence on an ALK Airlines flight in France.        ...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Live rat falls from Buffalo Wild Wings ceiling as customer watches; store temporarily closed Buffalo Wild Wings has temporarily shut down a Los Angeles location for repairs and cleaning after the reported incident involving a live rat.       ...
07:26, 06/22/2019

Let Your Kids Go Into Debt There are a lot of reasons to give children allowances. Letting children earn and manage small amounts of money teaches them about budgeting, spending, saving, and giving....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Don’t keep debt around like it’s a Pet Rock For many people, their debt has matured into a faithful companion that has been hanging around for years. Here are some things to consider before raiding your emergency fund to get rid of debt....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Don't Go Into Debt for Your Kid's Extracurriculars A new survey suggests that over half of Americans have gone into debt for their kids’ extracurriculars—and that might not be such a good idea....
18:26, 04/29/2019

Why debt forgiveness isn’t so easy Dear John: With all this talk about writing off student debt, no one mentions the tax consequences of the forgiven debt. Will that be forgiven too? M.G. Dear M.G.: Good point. Let’s forgive all debt! Everybody, your debts are forgiven. Nobody owes ta...
06:00, 07/21/2019

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
20:39, 06/06/2019

Why Debt Collectors May Soon Be Able to Text You The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making plans to enter the technology age with its proposal to change the rules for debt collectors. While it’s great that they’re getting more specific about what is and isn’t allowed, you’re almost certain...
23:39, 05/08/2019

How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt? When I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive Washington, D.C. I couldn’t just pick up and spend mone...
12:13, 07/09/2019

If you have tax debt, take these 5 tips to set things right with the IRS Struggling with tax debt? There are moves you can make to reduce the impact of unpaid taxes on your life, credit and financial well-being. Here are five tips to lessen that burden....
15:00, 04/28/2019

States with the most mortgage debt To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

AT&T to pay off 75% of Time Warner debt by yearend In a shareholder update, AT&T also reaffirmed its pledge to have nationwide 5G coverage by early 2020 and said it's attracting new customers with its FirstNet network for first responders....
11:26, 05/15/2019

Q&A: what you need to know about America's student debt crisis Bernie Sanders has a radical plan to wipe out undergraduate and graduate debt for all Americans. Here is what’s at stakeGoing to university in the US is expensive – costing an average of over $34,000 a year in tuition and fees at private universities...
16:13, 06/25/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Our mum’s hoarding and debt problems are out of control Unless you work on the causes, says Annalisa Barbieri, simply clearing out someone’s house doesn’t work – they will just start hoarding againWe are a group of adult siblings, worried about our mum. During our childhood, and since, our mum has had a p...
18:13, 07/12/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called sh...
10:52, 07/09/2019

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available...
20:52, 06/12/2019

How to get out of debt: 4 balances you should refinance in 2019 Is this a good time to refinance your debt? Here are a few debts that you should consider refinancing in 2019.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
22:26, 05/23/2019

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
21:52, 06/13/2019

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis....
07:39, 07/06/2019

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government̵...
21:13, 05/21/2019

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
21:52, 06/25/2019

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because th...
21:39, 07/07/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
14:39, 05/20/2019

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
18:26, 05/31/2019

More people will soon be able to use their vacation days to pay off student debt What’s more valuable — getting out of debt or getting away? Soon more workers will have the opportunity to make that calculation. PTO Exchange, a platform that allows employers to give workers the ability to put the monetary value of their vacation d...
22:00, 05/16/2019

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Keep Paying Your Loans Until Student Debt Actually Gets Canceled It’s an exciting time for Democrats who want to be president, with so many of them running at this early stage that we’re having two debates this week to accommodate 20 leading candidates. Twenty!...
18:52, 06/25/2019

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations department....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Banco do Brasil's unsecured debt with Odebrecht at $1 bln -CEO The Chief Executive Officer of state-controlled Banco do Brasil SA, Rubem Novaes, said on Wednesday that the bank has around 4 billion reais ($1.03 billion) in unsecured debt with construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA, which filed for bankruptcy thi...
19:52, 06/19/2019

JC Penney taps debt restructuring advisors J.C. Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
16:00, 05/27/2019

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd agreed to sell its dry eye drug to Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG for $3.4 billion and potential milestone payments of up to $1.9 billion, in the first divestment since its takeover of Britain's Shire....
08:00, 05/09/2019

How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Investors Bet Against Persian Gulf Debt Boom Some contrarian investors are increasing bets against bonds of countries in the oil-rich Persian Gulf, figuring a wave of issuance that has led to huge debt loads will come back to bite issuers....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again: QuickTake Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called sh...
03:13, 07/09/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise as Much as $2.3 Billion in Debt and Equity Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
16:26, 05/02/2019

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer ...
14:52, 07/14/2019

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed, when asked “do you have credit card debt?” fully ...
18:00, 06/27/2019

CBO Sees National Debt Continuing to Grow The U.S. continues to be on a path to an expanding national debt, the Congressional Budget Office said, in a report that largely repeated its earlier budget projections....
01:00, 05/03/2019

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
02:52, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
01:26, 07/08/2019

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
09:52, 06/24/2019

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
22:39, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork looking to raise up to $4 bln in debt ahead of IPO -source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
22:26, 07/07/2019

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
14:52, 06/25/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments Two major credit ratings agencies - ICRA, an affiliate of Moody's, and Standard & Poor's local unit Crisil - earlier this month categorised DHFL's commercial paper at default levels for missing bond......
09:26, 06/26/2019

China debt: Baoshang bailout rattles lenders The move prompts questions about which other banks could be at risk, and forces the central bank to guarantee Bank of Jinzhou’s issuance of short-term debt....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Natixis' H2O sells some illiquid debt to try to staunch outflows H2O, one of French bank Natixis' asset management businesses, has sold off some illiquid assets and removed entry fees across its funds as it tries to stem outflows of customer money....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
21:26, 06/18/2019

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
20:13, 06/18/2019

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
14:52, 06/12/2019

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:13, 07/02/2019

Forget these 5 myths you’ve heard about debt consolidation Consolidating debt with a personal loan doesn't reduce your debt or damage your credit score. And it can be a relatively quick process.       ...
20:52, 06/11/2019

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have...
15:00, 06/09/2019

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
23:26, 06/07/2019

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
10:13, 06/07/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday a...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police respon...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Cambodia PM dismisses fears of Chinese debt trap Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissed on Thursday fears that Cambodia was falling into a Chinese "debt trap", saying its loans are low interest, low risk and were not a threat to national independence....
11:39, 05/30/2019

Reliance Group to lease out company headquarters to cut debt Reliance Group is looking to lease out its headquarters in one of Mumbai's prime suburbs, the telecoms to infrastructure conglomerate said, a move that will help the company to raise funds to pay off debt....
16:26, 07/01/2019

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
16:52, 07/17/2019

Powell says he sees ‘moderate’ risk from corporate debt WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says a sharp rise in corporate debt is being closely monitored but currently the Fed does not see the types of threats that triggered the 2008 financial crisis. In remarks prepared for a bankin...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Mother of Philando Castile gives $8,000 to pay off student lunch debt The mother of Philando Castile presented a Minn. high school with an $8,000 donation to cover unpaid student lunch debts.        ...
04:52, 05/04/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay students' debt A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. (May 19)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Here's what borrowers would do if Elizabeth Warren forgave their student debt When Elizabeth Warren released her sweeping student loan forgiveness proposal, many borrowers imagined how their lives would transform with less debt....
18:00, 05/04/2019

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
17:39, 07/12/2019

3 reasons to fear America's $70 trillion debt pile America's debt load is about to hit a record. The combination of cheap money and soaring debt helped fuel the decade-long economic expansion and bull market, but America's gluttony of loans could work against it if its fragile economic balance shifts...
07:52, 07/18/2019

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Debt collectors to use email, texts under new Trump rules NEW YORK (AP) — Debt collectors are going to be able to start contacting borrowers via text and email under new regulations proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The rules are an update to debt collection regulations passed in the 197...
22:13, 05/07/2019

IMF: Mozambique debt talks with Russia's VTB on MAM loan "almost finalized" Mozambique's restructuring discussions with Russian lender VTB over a loan to the state-owned Mozambique Asset Management (MAM) are in the final stretch, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest country report....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Impact of below 1% on federal debt/GDP ratio from Mexico's new oil refinery Mexican ratings agency HR Ratings on Wednesday forecast an impact of below 1% on the ratio of Mexico's federal debt to gross domestic product (GDP) derived from the cost of building the new Dos Bocas oil refinery....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Administration wants to allow debt collectors digital free rein This digital-first approach has alarmed consumer advocates who worry that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could give an industry known for high-pressure tactics a new way to violate consumers’ privacy....
04:39, 05/08/2019

Program to Relieve Student Debt Proves Unforgiving More than a decade after Congress set up a way to erase student debt for people who hold public-service jobs, the system is in disarray. Around 73,000 people have applied for debt forgiveness as of March 31 of this year, but just 864 have had their l...
04:52, 05/08/2019

New Vodafone boss tackles debt burden with dividend cut The new boss of Vodafone cut the mobile operator's dividend for the first time, securing the firepower it needs to build 5G networks and complete its acquisition of Liberty Global assets....
12:26, 05/14/2019

Fannie and Freddie Back More Mortgages of Those Deeply in Debt The gatekeepers of the American mortgage market are increasingly backing loans to borrowers who have heavy debt loads, highlighting questions about mortgage risk....
12:39, 05/13/2019

A Billionaire Will Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt. This Reaction Was Priceless. The look on the face of Henry Goodgame, who was sitting behind Robert F. Smith when the billionaire announced that he would pay off the class of 2019’s debt, says it all....
05:39, 05/21/2019

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The 117-year-old department store chain’s move repre...
19:26, 07/19/2019

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
17:52, 05/22/2019

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
23:52, 05/31/2019

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
13:52, 07/20/2019

Tesla to raise $2 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc said on Thursday it had filed with regulators to launch around $2 billion in fundraising through issues of new shares and debt, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million of his own money to buy shares....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Tesla seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion on Thursday, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric carmaker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves....
15:52, 05/02/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
22:52, 04/28/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves. Analysts have been predic...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
20:26, 07/10/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion mixed offering of shares, debt Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was over-subscribed, giving the electric carmaker much needed cash as it ramps up production....
15:52, 05/08/2019

Genesee & Wyoming to bought by Brookfield, GIC in $8.4 bln deal including debt U.S. freight railroads operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc on Monday agreed to be acquired by Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC in a deal valued at about $8.4 billion, including debt....
13:13, 07/01/2019

Italy's PM Conte says no talks on Sunday in Brussels over EU debt action Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will not discuss with European Union leaders on Sunday possible EU action over Rome's debt, for which a decision by the European Commission is expected on Tuesday....
19:52, 06/30/2019

Debt collectors would be able to text and email about missed payments under proposal Under a proposed rule, debt collectors may soon be able to text, email and private message consumers over unresolved debt.        ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Study: Extracurricular activities for kids are putting parents in debt From soccer practice to piano lessons, a new study shows extracurricular activities for kids are putting their parents into debt.        ...
17:26, 04/30/2019

Seismic surveyor PGS calls off debt refinancing, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday, citing worsening investor sentiment toward the oilfield services sector over the past weeks, sending the Norwegian company's shares down 24%....
13:00, 06/19/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic pre...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Farmer Commits Suicide In Rajasthan, Family Claims He Was Under Debt A 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan's Baran district, with the family claiming that he took the extreme step as he was under debt....
18:00, 06/28/2019

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
16:26, 06/27/2019

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
18:26, 06/21/2019

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources J.C. Penney Co Inc has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Here’s How 2020 Democrats’ Student Loan Debt Proposals Compare Elizabeth Warren and Julían Castro want to help pay off student loan debt. Bernie Sanders wants to forgive it entirely. Student loan forgiveness has become a hot topic in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, with two of the top liberals p...
11:39, 06/25/2019

CFPB proposes rule to limit debt collectors’ calls Federal regulators proposed a new rule on Tuesday to curb debt collectors’ calls to delinquent borrowers — but consumer advocates complained that the rules leave open too many loopholes when it comes to spam emails and texts. The Consumer Financial P...
12:26, 05/08/2019

When Jimmy Carter left office, his peanut business was $1M in debt When President Jimmy Carter left the White House in 1981, he was 56 years old, and his peanut business was deep in debt.       ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25....
20:13, 07/17/2019

Puerto Rico Seeks to Have $9 Billion in Debt Ruled Unconstitutional The territory and a group of unsecured creditors brought their complaint against dozens of financial firms, including some of the country’s biggest banks....
08:39, 05/03/2019

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using th...
13:26, 06/14/2019

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for "safe" government bonds....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
00:39, 05/15/2019

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made the announcement Sunday morning in front of nearl...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt ATLANTA- A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans- estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year’s...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical...
23:13, 07/03/2019

Treasury could could reach debt limit much sooner than previously thought If lawmakers heed the The Bipartisan Policy Center’s warning that the Treasury Department could run out of money to pay its bills by early September, they could be forced to raise the borrowing limit before a lengthy break in August....
03:13, 07/09/2019

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
04:52, 07/12/2019

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, although any agreement will be hard to reach.Speaker ...
21:52, 05/20/2019

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Nearly 400 young men at Morehouse College learned on Sunday that their commencement speaker – billionaire investor Robert F. Smith – would pay off their student loans. Here's how that could change their lives....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
17:26, 05/30/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the U.S. economy but said some comparisons to last decade’s subprime mortgage bubble overstate the risk...
08:00, 05/21/2019

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
01:13, 06/10/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Gary Vaynerchuk: I've seen this side hustle generate up to $100,000 for kids in debt Gary Vaynerchuk, serial entrepreneur turned social media mogul, may be worth $160 million but he still loves a good side hustle. He has witnesses a gig called retail arbitrage flipping make homeless people as much as $50,000 to $100,000....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
15:00, 06/13/2019

Ride-share drivers run up debt to keep jobs in Uber 'casino' The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated vacation spot....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
12:39, 05/20/2019

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $...
00:26, 07/04/2019

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of young men in the Gaza Strip have turned to a small industry of lenders in the coastal territory to help them pay for their weddings, only to fall onto hard times because of crushing debt and a lack of jobs. Ma...
09:13, 05/23/2019

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
15:39, 05/22/2019

Occidental to sell parts of Anadarko after debt-fueled acquisition Occidental Petroleum snatched up some of the richest shale oilfields in Texas when it beat out rival Chevron Corp in a bidding war to acquire Anadarko Petroleum....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Here's How Long It Takes for Paid Debt to Be Reported to Credit Bureaus You just made the last payment on a large purchase you’ve been paying off for what seems like forever. A celebration is in order, right? Go ahead, dance in your seat as you hit that “pay now” button for the very last time. Crack open some bubbly. Cal...
19:26, 07/02/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments, Shares Fall 9% DHFL or Dewan Housing Finance Limited shares plunged around 9 per cent on Wednesday, a day after the mortgage lender said it had made a 40 per cent payment on unsecured commercial papers due on......
09:26, 06/26/2019

Deutsche Bank capital-boosting debt dips on restructuring fears Deutsche Bank's capital-boosting Additional Tier I (AT1) debt issues fell on Monday on worries over future challenges Germany's biggest lender may face in a planned overhaul....
14:26, 07/08/2019

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....
21:13, 06/25/2019

Students sue Betsy Devos for halting debt relief from for-profit colleges Over 150,000 former for-profit college students filed suit Tuesday against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos over halting their claims for debt relief....
00:26, 06/26/2019

Free college and debt forgiveness are within our grasp. Don't settle for less | Astra Taylor Faced with ‘radical’ positions becoming mainstream, centrists are pushing for partial relief as a compromise. But it’s not enoughOn Monday, Ilhan Omar, Pramila Jayapal and Bernie Sanders introduced the College for All Act of 2019. This groundbreaking...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanagement by the U.S. Department of Education, a lawsuit filed on Thursday charged....
21:26, 07/11/2019

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
20:52, 06/29/2019

Why India’s Essar decision could kill the distressed debt market before it starts The insolvency and bankruptcy code is supposed to do wonderful things for India, but a leftfield decision on creditors this week will have a number of unhelpful side-effects....
11:13, 07/19/2019

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the same benchmark for a 20-year tranche, a document i...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Student debt can wear on your mental health. Here's how I stayed happy A heavy debt burden can wear on your well-being. Here's how to stay positive while you get back in the black.       ...
16:52, 07/17/2019

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profile freshman class....
22:52, 06/28/2019

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unless it’s urgent....
06:13, 07/15/2019

Italy Wins Back Debt Investors as Yields Fall Across Europe Italy seems to be winning back investor confidence, bringing its borrowing costs down to levels last seen before two populist parties formed an unlikely coalition government last year....
10:39, 07/03/2019

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
00:00, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 2-JP Morgan cuts Venezuela debt from popular bond benchmarks JP Morgan will cut Venezuela's sovereign and state oil firm PDVSA's bonds to 'zero weight' in its widely-followed debt indexes over the next five months, the bank said on Tuesday, after U.S. sanctions halted nearly all trading in them....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Debt-laden AB InBev agrees sale of Australian unit to Asahi Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, has agreed to sell its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi and is interested in reviving the stalled flotation of its Asian business....
10:26, 07/19/2019

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds....
11:39, 07/17/2019

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
18:26, 06/14/2019

Chobani Yogurt Company Pays $77,000 Lunch Debt for Warwick, RI Schoolchildren Warwick Public School district faced controversy earlier this week when it announced that students with unpaid lunch balances would be denied hot food. Now, yogurt brand Chobani is stepping up to pay off $77,000 worth of student debts....
16:26, 05/11/2019

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and complete its looming acquisition of Liberty Global assets....
14:26, 05/14/2019

Manchester United financial report: £300m debt and a deal with Maui Jim "English Premier League soccer club Manchester United stuck to its forecast for the year to June 30 even as it posted a drop in third-quarter core earnings hurt by a hefty wage bill."...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
12:39, 05/18/2019

Debt ghosts return to rattle Argentina's push for shale greatness Production is creeping up in Vaca Muerta. But fears the government is losing the battle to contain inflation and return to economic normalcy are pushing up bond yields to the highest since the country was last in default....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Billionaire Robert Smith pledges $40M to clear debt for Morehouse graduates Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith announced Sunday his family was creating a grant to pay off the debt of Morehouse College's entire graduating class....
06:52, 05/20/2019

Isolated Italy excluded from EU top jobs race, faces pressure over debt Italy risks a rude awakening in the race for top European Union jobs as it faces growing isolation after eurosceptic nationalists in its ruling coalition won big in last week's European Parliament elections....
00:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Seadrill considers selling non-core assets to reduce debt-CFO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm's outgoing chief financial officer said on Thursday....
17:26, 05/23/2019

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers...
11:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalise bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalise its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
11:39, 05/30/2019

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Bharti Airtel Plans $1 Billion London IPO For Africa Unit To Cut Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
06:00, 05/29/2019

New proposal might let debt collectors harass consumers via text message and email Debt collectors are notoriously persistent and annoying, a fact which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that calling people and asking for money is, well, exactly what their job description calls for. But imagine how much worse things ...
05:26, 05/09/2019

Vodafone CEO Nick Read Slashes Dividend To Tackle Debt Burden The company cut the full-year dividend to 9 eurocents a share from 15.07 eurocents in its financial 2018 year and below the 14.55 eurocents that had been expected...
13:39, 05/14/2019

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
09:13, 06/19/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to wipe out college debt, tuition In perhaps the boldest plan yet on tackling college debt, 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday to wipe out all $1.6 trillion in college student debt, regardless of income status....
21:39, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the entire $1.6tn in student loan debt owed by 45 million ...
23:39, 06/24/2019

Puerto Rico announces deal to restructure power authority debt Puerto Rico’s power utility struck a deal with a group of creditors that seeks to allow the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth to restructure more than $8 billion of bonds, according to an announcement by government authorities on Friday....
14:39, 05/04/2019

Fed Flags Elevated Asset Prices, High Debt as U.S. Financial Risks The Federal Reserve identified elevated asset prices, historically high debt owned by U.S. businesses and rising issuances of risky debt as top vulnerabilities facing the U.S. financial system....
21:13, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders unveiling plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion in student debt Two days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday will unveil legislation canceling all $1.6 trillion of student debt held by about 45 million Americans. Sanders will announce the legislation along with its Hous...
16:13, 06/24/2019

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
12:13, 05/28/2019

College grad flees US to avoid crippling student loan debt A Pennsylvania man who was saddled with crippling student debt after graduating from college — but with no job in sight after four years — bought a one-way ticket to China to leave his financial woes behind, according to a report. “I had to esc...
19:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. may mull cutting debt issuance: Bank of America Merrill Lynch The U.S. Treasury Department may float the idea of reducing the issuance of coupon-bearing debt at its upcoming May refunding after the Federal Reserve's decision to end its balance sheet......
21:00, 04/28/2019

Trivia app Givling offers to help people pay off student debt. It cost one woman $42,000 to win The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
15:52, 06/21/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for canceling $1.6 trillion in student loan debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going beyond proposals from his Democratic White House ...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from international investors....
08:13, 05/01/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the district announced Sunday. Warwick Public Schools, whic...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns A Pennsylvania school district notified parents, whose children had a meal debt of $10 or more, of the potential consequence but officials said the letter was not sanctioned by the superintendent....
23:52, 07/20/2019

Suarez admits he owes debt of gratitude to Liverpool ahead of Anfield return "Luis Suarez admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Liverpool for helping him become the player he is and believes a warm welcome awaits at Anfield for the service he put in for the club."...
22:13, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 3-Canada's RBC, TD Bank raise bad debt provisions as slowing economy bites Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada's two largest lenders, beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday as strong loan growth boosted interest income, but a spike in provisions for soured loans spooked investors....
22:52, 05/23/2019

Swalwell racked up credit card debt despite pay increase joining Congress in 2013 Rep. Eric Swalwell has accumulated a massive credit card debt, failed to pay off his student loans and cashed out his pension despite earning $174,000 a year since 2013....
13:39, 05/21/2019

Rhode Island District Tells Students With Lunch Debt: Only Jelly Sandwiches for You The new policy by Warwick Public Schools drew widespread criticism, with many saying that poorer children should not have to struggle with inadequate nutrition while trying to learn....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Trump administration wants to allow debt collectors to call 7 times a week and text, email as much as they want The debt collection industry has been clamoring for an update to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for years, but the CFPB proposal announced Tuesday is likely to meet resistance from consumer advocates....
01:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. court grants stay in PDVSA debt cases due to Venezuela 'political situation' A U.S. court granted a 120-day stay in a legal battle between a hedge fund and Venezuela's state-run oil company, PDVSA, over unpaid debt in light of the country's "political situation," according to a ruling filed on Monday....
03:26, 05/07/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith makes pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse, Martin Luther King’s alma materDelivering the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the alma mater of Martin Luther King Jr, the billionaire technol...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet,' seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.        ...
08:13, 05/20/2019

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
03:39, 07/12/2019

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
03:39, 07/12/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
11:39, 05/22/2019

Heavy Debt Humbles China's Business Champions, Including the Jewelry Queen China’s economic slowdown has exposed how some of the country’s biggest private companies are struggling to manage excessive debt taken on amid easy lending. Case in point: Neoglory, which took on billions to add hotels, offices and malls to its baub...
18:52, 07/08/2019

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
15:13, 06/17/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
03:00, 06/17/2019

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt Its owners must have brain-freeze. An ice-cream-truck company accused of racking up $4.5 million in traffic fines struck a deal with the city Monday to get back 35 of its vehicles — only to pick up where it left off Tuesday by apparently flouting the...
09:39, 07/03/2019

Debt collector preyed on desperate cabbies, posed as city marshal: De Blasio A Staten Island man was busted Tuesday for preying on cash-strapped cabbies by posing as a city marshal to repossess their vehicles, Mayor Bill de Blasio ­announced. Debt collector Anthony Medina, 50, was charged with four counts of criminally impers...
09:39, 07/03/2019

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleadin...
23:26, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
15:00, 07/02/2019

College students need new financial habits to avoid piling up credit card debt The broke college kid isn’t just a stereotype: A new survey shows that 36% of college students have more than $1,000 in credit card debt. EVERFI, an education tech company, surveyed over 30,000 college students from more than 440 institutions in 45 s...
00:52, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
17:52, 06/14/2019

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them of student debt relief....
21:52, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
08:13, 06/25/2019

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
13:52, 06/05/2019

Sanders calls for wiping out $1.6 trillion in student debt by taxing Wall Street Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed a plan Monday to eliminate all $1.6 trillion in student debt held by Americans by levying a tax on Wall Street banks....
20:00, 06/24/2019

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Sell ‘Wise Honest’ ship to pay NoKo debt to Otto Warmbier parents: judge A federal judge has given the green light for the sale of a seized North Korea vessel to pay down the judgement awarded to the parents of Otto Warmbier, who died after being detained in the hermit kingdom. Parents Frederick and Cynthia Warmbier won a...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Vice Media Raises $250 Million in Debt From Group of Investors Including George Soros Vice Media said it has raised $250 million in debt from a group of investors including George Soros, a move intended to help the struggling new media company fund its turnaround strategy....
02:26, 05/04/2019

Parents aren't teaching their kids an important life lesson: The danger of debt Controlling debt and other healthy financial habits tend to start early in life, so parents should "have the talk" with their children.        ...
18:13, 05/01/2019

After A School District Said It’ll Serve Jelly Sandwiches To Students With Lunch Debt, Chobani Stepped In (CNN) – The schools in Warwick, Rhode Island, can put those sun butter and jelly sandwiches away: Someone is stepping up to pay the massive lunch debt of some of its students. That “someone” is yogurt company Chobani, which is payin...
22:39, 05/12/2019

After backlash, school district changes decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill aimed at putting the screws to those annoying robotic annoyances that have caused millions of American...
10:39, 06/26/2019

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
00:52, 07/01/2019

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authorit...
03:00, 06/20/2019

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19:52, 06/25/2019

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio......
01:39, 06/04/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a phys...
20:26, 05/21/2019

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
13:39, 06/06/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Debt-Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling sooner than lawmakers had expected....
08:00, 07/09/2019

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they co...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
07:26, 06/15/2019

Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
07:13, 07/10/2019

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through ...
09:26, 05/27/2019

Debt-laden Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock jumps after it agrees to sell its Australian unit Shares of Anheuser-Busch InBev jumped Friday morning after the company confirmed the sale of its Australian business, a week after it called off the initial public offering of its Asian business....
15:39, 07/19/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz: Time to replace EU's Lisbon Treaty to cope with migration, Brexit, debt The chancellor of Austria has said the 2007 Lisbon Treaty is no longer fit for its purpose and needs some rejigging. One of his demands will not go down well in France....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison to investor Robert Smith's generous gesture at More...
09:52, 05/21/2019

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay their loans....
22:26, 07/01/2019

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
18:13, 07/03/2019

Bill Bennett on Bernie Sanders' plan to cancel student loan debt: The government 'largely created this mess' As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls unveil their plans to combat the student loan crisis, Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has argued against the concept of eliminating college debt....
20:00, 06/24/2019

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
00:00, 06/05/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
22:52, 05/21/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
03:39, 05/21/2019

Don’t dig yourself deeper in debt with these ‘solutions’ Many people turn to debt consolidation loans, cash-out mortgage refinancing and retirement plan loans for debt relief.        ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
16:26, 06/25/2019

One Morehouse College student's $100,000 in debt, vanished. 'God has smiled on me,' he says after billionaire Robert F. Smith's speech Elijah Dormeus was graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned billionaire Robert Smith would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
15:52, 05/21/2019

'I'm so salty': Twitter reacts to Robert. F. Smith's vow to cover Morehouse grads' debt Morehouse College keynote speaker Robert F. Smith said his family is going to eliminate student loans for the 2019 graduating class. Twitter reacts.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. general says will work 'aggressively' to enable free passage in the Gulf U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about freedom of navigation in the Gulf and would work "aggressively" to find a solution to enable free passage....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson spills on the 'Hobbs & Shaw' premiere drama: 'It was so surreal' Saturday's "Hobbs & Shaw" worldwide premiere got scary when sparks flew in the audience mid-movie. Dwayne Johnson talks the "surreal" scene.        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
15:26, 07/18/2019

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max and iPhone 11R dummy handsets caught on camera We fully expect Apple to launch a trio of new smartphones in September, and things may have taken a step closer to reality thanks to a video supposedly showing the body of the rumored iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max and iPhone 11 R.The video from Mobile Fun...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Playlist: What's Collective Soul listening to? The band's members collaborated on a playlist for USA TODAY, featuring classic tracks and newer releases from their favorite bands.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Fresh Island Festival in Croatia evacuated over massive fire; Tyga's performance canceled Tyga's performance at Fresh Island Festival in Croatia's was abruptly canceled Monday after a massive fire forced concertgoers to evacuate Zrće beach.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Brian May applauds Adam Lambert, says Freddie Mercury 'would approve, big time' Queen co-founder Brian May said Adam Lambert is "the reason we are still alive as a functioning rock band."        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

iQOS boosts Philip Morris International's quarterly profit, revenue Philip Morris International beat second-quarter earnings and revenue estimates while hiking its full-year forecast as its new tobacco products gain momentum....
15:52, 07/18/2019

European stocks pare losses amid earnings, trade uncertainty; tech stocks down 1.8% European stocks pared early losses on Thursday afternoon, as investors digested fresh corporate results and kept an eye on global trade developments....
16:13, 07/18/2019

Notre Dame’s melted lead prompts deep clean for schools The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Sudanese protesters rally to condemn June crackdown Thousands of Sudanese have joined protests condemning a deadly crackdown last month, as tensions remain high despite recent progress toward a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
16:52, 07/18/2019

7 Things I Do Every Day Before 9 A.M., Though You Should Know I’m Not Particularly Successful, Pretty Much Just A Regular Joe We’ve all heard the old adage that successful people start the day early, and I’m just kind of a random guy, but I also try to do that. If you’re looking to add to your morning routine, here are seven things I do every day before 9 a.m. Go ahead and ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Netflix just lost US paid subscribers for the first time in eight years The last time Netflix lost domestic subscribers was in 2011 after the company raised prices and tried to separate its streaming product.       ...
17:13, 07/18/2019

Daniel Sturridge fined and banned for breaching betting rules as FA appeal for stronger punishment Daniel Sturridge was today banned from domestic football matches for six weeks and fined £75,000 after an independent regulatory commission found him guilty of breaching betting rules....
17:26, 07/18/2019

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When you have the opportunity to do something or save a life, you have to go in and do it.”...
17:26, 07/18/2019

Happy Birthday Priyanka Chopra: Diet Tips From The 37-Year-Old Priyanka Chopra manages to look fabulous in every single look of hers and she also keeps incredibly fit, despite having a seemingly hectic work schedule. Here are some diet tips straight from the......
17:39, 07/18/2019

|SAartistNelsonMakamochatstoTrevorNoahonTheDailyShow The artist, who produced his first-ever magazine cover for TIME magazine's Optimists issue, posted a picture of himself on the set of the show alongside Trevor....
18:26, 07/18/2019

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong."...
18:39, 07/18/2019

How to Talk Into a Microphone Whether you’re speaking at a wedding or event, guesting on a podcast, or reporting from the scene LIVE, talking into a microphone isn’t exactly like talking without one. You’ll sound a lot better if you follow a few simple rules....
19:00, 07/18/2019

How to Get Your Cat to Be Quiet in the Morning It’s 5:37 a.m., do you know where your cat is? Of course you do. He’s sitting at the foot of your bed, screeching at the top of his tiny lungs to be fed. Being rousted from your slumber so insistently is bound to drive even the most devoted of cat lo...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp The viral photo-aging Faceapp might soon be under investigation for privacy concerns. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

50 Cent, Janet Jackson and others to perform in Saudi Arabia amid criticism of human rights record "It’s profoundly distressing that they have chosen money over morals," Thor Halvorssen, CEO of the Human Rights Foundation, said of the artists set to perform at Jeddah World Fest....
19:13, 07/18/2019

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
19:39, 07/18/2019

UK foreign minister calls U.S. 'send her back' chanting deeply concerning: TV British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that chants at a President Trump rally of "send her back" were deeply concerning, Channel 5 reported....
19:52, 07/18/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction upheld by appeals court The three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circut also upheld the more than $7.7 million in fines and restitution that a judge imposed on Shkreli last year....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Two horses euthanized at Del Mar after accident Charge a Bunch, a 2-year-old colt, threw its rider at Del Mar, ran the wrong way and collided with Carson Valley, a 3-year-old gelding trained by Bob Baffert. Both horses were euthanized....
20:00, 07/18/2019

TPD identifies cyclist killed in Wednesday’s crash TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified the cyclist killed in Wednesday morning collision in central Tucson. According to TPD, 67-year-old Earl Nolan Plunkett was traveling northbound on North Geronimo Avenue when he struck by a 2005 F...
20:13, 07/18/2019

Rupee Falls For Third Straight Day, Ends At 68.97 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened at 68.76 per dollar, but lost ground during the day and finally settled at 68.97, down 15 paise over its previous close....
20:39, 07/18/2019

Yes Bank Shares Fall 13%, Here's What Analysts Say Yes Bank shares nosedived on Thursday, a day after the private sector bank reported a 91 per cent fall in its profit for the April-June period. Yes Bank, which reported its earnings after market hours......
20:39, 07/18/2019

Beyond the Apollo 11 moon landing: Neil Armstrong's close friend reveals a different side of legend Ex-LPGA commissioner Charlie Mechem had an enduring friendship with Neil Armstrong, who he met two years after the moon landing. He reflects on bond.       ...
20:39, 07/18/2019

Baker Mayfield bashes Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw shade at New York Giants fans as he came to the defense of his new teammate Odell Beckham Jr.       ...
20:39, 07/18/2019

Rays' Brosseau goes from undrafted to middle of MLB lineup The thrifty Tampa Bay Rays think they have found another hidden gem in Mike Brosseau, an undrafted infielder from Oakland University in Michigan who signed for $1,000 and bolted to the big leagues       ...
20:39, 07/18/2019

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
21:13, 07/18/2019

What's the Safest Seat on an Airplane? Yesterday, @KLMIndia shared and then deleted the following tweet: “According to data studies by Time, the fatality rate for the seats in the middle of the plane is the highest. However, the fatality rate for the seats in the front is marginally lesse...
21:26, 07/18/2019

How to Help Immigrants During an ICE Raid Last week, President Trump confirmed rumors that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents would conduct raids across the U.S., affecting immigrant communities in cities like New York, Houston, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In response, many immigrants’...
21:26, 07/18/2019

Artist Marc Faust dies weeks after random Brooklyn bodega assault A Brooklyn artist died weeks after he was randomly attacked by a man inside a Brooklyn bodega, according to authorities. Marc Faust, 66, succumbed to his injuries at Kings County Hospital on Tuesday night — two weeks after 24-year-old Jason Jacobs re...
21:52, 07/18/2019

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
22:13, 07/18/2019

German-Russian relations lauded at bilateral Petersburg Dialogue German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have lauded their countries' cooperation. Relations have been strained over Russia's annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict....
22:26, 07/18/2019

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Argentina brands Hezbollah terrorist organization, freezes assets Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah, which it blames for two attacks on its soil, a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist group's assets in the country....
22:39, 07/18/2019

Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, inc...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Mariano Rivera’s Baseball Hall of Fame memorabilia Mariano Rivera will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but he already has a presence in Cooperstown. The former Yankees closer has eight items from his dominant career in the Hall and those are soon to be joined by his plaque. The ...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Mets better off pushing for playoffs than same lame trades The Mets should have Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard available in trades, set a $1.50-on-the-dollar price and see if the Yankees, Braves, Astros, Padres, etc., are willing to overpay. The fade of Matt Harvey, the recent injury of Zack Wheeler and t...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Giants’ real camp QB battle is behind Eli Manning and Daniel Jones Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. The Giants made good on their succession plan by taking Daniel Jones with the No. 6 p...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Florida can require licenses for dietary advice, court rules Florida can limit who gets to give dietary advice, a federal court ruled. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a health coach who was fined for practicing without a dietary license. Heather Del Castillo had argued Florida’s law violated her First Am...
22:52, 07/18/2019

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade....
23:26, 07/18/2019

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
23:39, 07/18/2019

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
00:52, 07/19/2019

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Quentin Tarantino says that, actually, "Pulp Fiction in space" is exactly what his Star Trek movie will be It’s beginning—against all odds—to seem increasingly possible that Quentin Tarantino might actually soon be making an in-canon, certified, R-rated Star Trek movie, complete with, like, phasers and shit. And while certain folks more intimately connect...
01:13, 07/19/2019

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new season, to talk about recruiting for the show....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
01:13, 07/19/2019

‘El Chapo’ is contained. Mexico’s drug war is not. The man who came to embody the horror of Mexico’s drug trade was sentenced to life in prison. But cartel violence is getting worse in the country, even as drug kingpins fade from view....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Michaels-Beerbaum: 'Role models should speak their minds' Speaking to DW, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, one of the most successful women in show jumping, talks about being a pioneer in a male-dominated sport and why athletes should speak their mind when it comes to politics....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Son...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Why Microsoft could be dropping the ball on software piracy Search for “cheap microsoft office” on Bing, Microsoft’s own search engine and you might be surprised to see what gets displayed. Outside the usual Microsoft adverts and search results are a bunch of websites all vying for your a...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Google brings an AR art gallery to your pocket – and it's all about color After a fix of color in your drab, monotonous life? It can be hard to get away from the office to wander an art exhibition – but Google's Arts & Culture app is hoping to bring an equivalent experience to your smartphone, all through the m...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Senate to vote on permanently extending 9/11 victims fund The Senate has agreed to vote on permanently extending the 9/11 victims fund, setting up action that will put the bill on President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature by next week.After Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) insisted on ame...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Big Little Lies set Bonnie up to be a hero in season 2, just to let her down again In its first season, Big Little Lies opens with a deception. As Michael Kiwanuka’s “Cold Little Heart” plays, we are treated to the images of five women and each of their small children. The title sequence ends with each of the women dressed as a Bre...
02:13, 07/19/2019

Brailsford: Froome is back on a bike, pedalling with one leg "Tour de France 2019 video - Dave Brailsford gives Eurosport an update on Chris Froome\u0027s condition following his crash, on the day he was awarded the 2011 Vuelta."...
02:26, 07/19/2019

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
03:26, 07/19/2019

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
03:26, 07/19/2019

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign In the On Politics newsletter: The president’s attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign....
03:39, 07/19/2019

How gambling giant SportPesa made waves in Africa – and Premier League Everton’s sponsors are hailed by the club for supporting community schemes, but there are concerns about how the Kenyan-Bulgarian firm profits from an online gambling crazeBarely heard of in Britain until it launched a spree of Premier League club sp...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
04:00, 07/19/2019

State court suit over 'no-call' can proceed against NFL A Louisiana judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed against the NFL over the blown playoff "no-call" that led to the Rams beating the Saints and advancing to the 2019 Super Bowl       ...
04:13, 07/19/2019

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
04:26, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
04:26, 07/19/2019

Inside fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million Hamptons compound rental CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Kyoto Animation arson attack: More than $500,000 raised for victims after 33 killed in horror fire A US animation studio has raised more than half a million dollars (£415,000) in eight hours to help the victims of a devastating fire in Kyoto, Japan....
04:52, 07/19/2019

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead of rough sleepers....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Millions face major disruption ahead of great summer getaway Millions heading off for the great summer getaway were today told to check before they travel as rail closures, blocked motorways and strike warnings for Heathrow, Gatwick and British Airways threatened major disruption....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Archaeologists find mosque from when Islam arrived in holy land Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world's oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday....
05:26, 07/19/2019

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials for Iran's nuclear program....
05:39, 07/19/2019

'Titans' crew member dies after 'accident' at special effects facility during 'preparation' for shoot A special effects coordinator from DC Universe's show "Titans" has died following an accident at a special effects facility, Warner Bros. announced on Thursday. ...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Kim Kardashian thanks Trump, Pompeo and Kushner for efforts to get A$AP Rocky released from Sweden jail Kim Kardashian West thanked President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner Thursday for their apparent efforts to get rapper A$AP Rocky released from prison in Sweden....
06:00, 07/19/2019

American dream turns partisan: 88% GOP ‘achievable,’ 38% Democrats ‘unattainable’ When President Trump at his North Carolina rally Wednesday night said that the GOP is “the party of the American dream,” he highlighted how the national ethos has turned partisan....
06:00, 07/19/2019

Amazon's $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Being Closely Looked At: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defence Department after getting complaints from other......
06:39, 07/19/2019

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
06:39, 07/19/2019

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mission, which led to the very first......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
06:39, 07/19/2019

'Top Gun 2': Everything we know about 'Maverick' after Tom Cruise drops first trailer Now that the first, epic trailer has dropped for Tom Cruise's "Top Gun: Maverick," let's break down what we know.        ...
07:13, 07/19/2019

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world's two largest economies seek to end a year-long trade war, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggesting in-person talks could follow....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
08:39, 07/19/2019

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
08:39, 07/19/2019

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse...
09:13, 07/19/2019

| Breetzke hits maiden ton as SA Emerging dominate A maiden career century by Matthew Breetzke helped South Africa Emerging dominate day one of their opening four-day battle against Sri Lanka Emerging....
09:26, 07/19/2019

Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at 'Top Gun: Maverick' "Top Gun" roared back on Thursday when Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con to show the first trailer for the long-awaited sequel to his military action movie....
09:52, 07/19/2019

Tetris Effect review – makes your skin tingle and your mind hum PC, PlayStation 4; Monstars/Resonair/EnhanceThis euphoric puzzle game pleasurably hijacks your neural pathways (and your emotions)There’s a phenomenon in video games that people call “the zone”: a state of mind-body oneness where your reflexes and se...
10:26, 07/19/2019

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
11:39, 07/19/2019

Tuition-Free College Could Cost Less Than You Think Making a tuition-free college education available to everyone who wants one is an immensely worthwhile — and realistic — goal, a Harvard economist says....
11:39, 07/19/2019

CFMoto To Kick Start Online Bookings From August In India The newly launched CFMoto motorcycles will be available for purchase at AMW dealerships coming up in Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, and Chennai....
12:00, 07/19/2019

From Netflix's big flub to Microsoft's cloud attack: Here's the roundup of takeaways and insights from tech’s Q2 earnings reports (MSFT, NFLX) The tech industry's second quarter earning season kicked off in mid-July, with Netflix first out of the gate with its results. Over a period of several weeks all the leading tech companies, from Facebook to Google, will provide closely-watched update...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Creating software for multiple OSes: 13 things new developers need to remember Developing across platforms is no bed of roses, especially when you’re first starting out as a developer. Individual operating systems tend to have their own quirks when coding for them, and testing how everything works once your software is bu...
12:13, 07/19/2019

British Open: What you missed overnight, Jordan Spieth surging in Round 2 If you’re just waking up on the East Coast, here’s what you’ve missed in the early morning at the British Open.       ...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Oklahoma man allegedly raped toddler in McDonald's restroom during daycare field trip: police An Oklahoma man was arrested after he allegedly raped a four-year-old girl in a McDonald’s restroom on Tuesday while she was on a day care field trip....
14:52, 07/19/2019

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a report....
14:52, 07/19/2019

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoman....
15:26, 07/19/2019

As Trump wages a race war, intellectual nationalists try to keep pace Set against Trump, the efforts of a coterie of nationalist intellectuals seem like an attempt to put a rather rickety cart before a particularly ornery horse....
15:26, 07/19/2019

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
15:26, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Football transfer rumours: Pogba and Lukaku to stay at Manchester United? This gossip doesn’t recognise all of these thingsThe transfer window is full of surprises, so here’s another. It turns out that, after spending more than £400m on players already this summer, Real Madrid have no money left with which to sign Paul Pog...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plurality in Pakistan....
16:13, 07/19/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
16:13, 07/19/2019

|FromAppletoBoeing,watchthesebellwethersforsignsoftarifftrouble Most American companies will report second-quarter results in the coming weeks, giving us the first chance to hear directly from a wide variety of businesses since the US and China agreed to resume trade talks....
16:39, 07/19/2019

Intelligence committee: New PM must make Huawei decision quickly The intelligence and security committee of parliament has called for the next prime minister to quickly make a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G infrastrucutre....
16:39, 07/19/2019

U.S. vows to shoot down any Iran drones that fly too closely to its ships The United States will destroy any Iranian drones that fly too closely to its ships and has "clear evidence" that it shot down such a drone on Thursday, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021....
16:52, 07/19/2019

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
16:52, 07/19/2019

The Fraught History Of The Sims Introducing Same-Sex Romance Options In design documents for the very first Sims game, renowned programmer Don Hopkins wrote that anyone offended by the game having same-sex romance needs to “needs to grow up and get a life.”...
16:52, 07/19/2019

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer sentiment to reach 98.5....
16:52, 07/19/2019

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them. There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundra...
17:39, 07/19/2019

Golf Links Sports Complex renamed in honor of fallen soldier TUCSON – City leaders and the community will gather Friday morning to pay tribute to a fallen soldier by renaming Golf Links Sports Complex in his honor. The naming of Todd M. Harris Sports Complex will be at 8 a.m. at 2400 S. Craycroft Rd. Army Sgt....
17:52, 07/19/2019

Google and Facebook are tracking your porn preferences – even in incognito mode It turns out Google and Facebook are tracking your porn consumption habits big time, and even incognito mode can’t save you from their omnipotent gaze – or so say researchers from Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Pennsylvania....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Idaho Lottery attempting scratch-off ticket Guinness record The Idaho Lottery announced it is attempting a Guinness World Record for the largest number of people scratching scratch tickets at the same time in the same place....
18:13, 07/19/2019

"Let Democracy Be Democracy": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's "Arrest" After Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped by police in Uttar Pradesh on her way to meet the families of 10 tribals killed earlier this week, her husband Robert Vadra came out in support....
18:26, 07/19/2019

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
18:39, 07/19/2019

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compound in 1995....
18:52, 07/19/2019

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp labels Man City as 'big favourites' to retain Premier League title Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp admits he was impressed by the "greed and determination" that Manchester City showed to win the Premier League - and believes they will be favourites to retain their crown....
18:52, 07/19/2019

Utah woman Donnamay Brockbank bled to death after botched heart surgery: suit The family of a Utah woman who died during bypass surgery is suing the hospital, alleging that doctors left an open tube from her heart — causing her to bleed out into a garbage can, according to a report. Donnamay Brockbank underwent surgery i...
18:52, 07/19/2019

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American....
19:13, 07/19/2019

How 'Queer Eye' gets made, and yes, there are tears In case you haven't seen it, there's a moving episode in the third season of Netflix's "Queer Eye" in which viewers meet Rob Elrod, a 42-year-old single father, whose wife, Allison, had died two years earlier from breast cancer....
19:13, 07/19/2019

Redesigned C8 Corvette Stingray ditches manual transmission: The stick shift is dying General Motors said the redesigned Corvette Stingray will eliminate the manual transmission, putting the stick shift one step closer to the grave.       ...
19:26, 07/19/2019

Bud Light offers free beer to any alien that makes it out of Area 51 "Whether you’re from this planet or another galaxy, nothing says ‘welcome to our planet’ like a few beers," Bud Light said in a statement to USA TODAY.       ...
19:26, 07/19/2019

Liverpool vs Dortmund LIVE stream, TV channel info and UK time: How to watch pre-season football online Liverpool kick their pre-season preparations up a notch as the Champions League holders take on Jurgen Klopp's former team, Borussia Dortmund, in the USA....
19:39, 07/19/2019

Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuitsCanada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging wides...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Donald Trump said he tried to stop the 'send her back' chants ... but did he? - video Donald Trump claimed Thursday he tried to stop his supporters chanting 'send her back' after he assailed Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar who he's suggested should leave the US. The chant came after he recited a litany of complaints about Omar of ...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When the Nobel laureate and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad requested aid for the Yazidis, ...
19:52, 07/19/2019

Hill won't face NFL ban, to return at Chiefs camp Wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be disciplined by the NFL under the personal conduct policy and is set to rejoin the Chiefs at training camp next week....
20:13, 07/19/2019

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
20:26, 07/19/2019

Stephen Nicholson gets 33 years for ‘execution-style’ murder of Lucy McHugh A UK monster accused of stabbing a 13-year-old girl “execution-style” because she threatened to reveal that he had been sexually abusing her has been sentenced to at least 33 years behind bars....
20:39, 07/19/2019

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reut...
21:00, 07/19/2019