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Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman

ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chair...

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman

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Proposed Space Station ISRO's Most Exciting Project, Says Former Chairman Eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Friday described the ISRO's proposed space station as the "most exciting" project and said it would help India maintain leadership position in the space......
14:00, 06/14/2019

India Planning To Launch Own Space Station By 2030, Says ISRO Chief In one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by India, the country is planning to launch its own space station, Indian space agency ISRO chief K Sivan said today....
15:13, 06/13/2019

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission to Launch on July 22, ISRO Announces ISRO has announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off....
10:26, 07/18/2019

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims to capture details of a comet not seen before, when it enters our solar system. The comet intercept...
15:52, 06/20/2019

The European Space Agency just updated its massive galaxy map Back in early 2018, the European Space Agency released the second phase of Milky Way mapping data collected by the agency’s Gaia satellite. With a variety of tools that allow scientists and even casual space fans to browse an immense amount of ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches of the solar system. Called Comet Interceptor, th...
01:39, 06/21/2019

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
16:00, 06/10/2019

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
00:13, 06/26/2019

Apollo 11 site should be granted heritage status, says space agency boss Prof Jan Wörner says coming flurry of activity may make lunar protection more urgentTranquility base, the spot where humans first set foot on the moon, should be granted special heritage status and protected against damage from future visitors and mi...
06:13, 07/20/2019

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has as...
07:26, 06/16/2019

Apollo 11: Tranquility base should get special heritage status, says space agency boss Tranquility base, where humans first set foot on the Moon, should be given special heritage status to protect it from future damange, according to the European Space Agency's chief....
16:26, 07/19/2019

Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program......
05:13, 07/11/2019

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
21:39, 05/15/2019

SpaceX is about to launch the ashes of 152 people into space SpaceX may be yet to launch any living human astronauts into space, but the remains of over 150 people are going to get the ride of their afterlives on Monday night thanks to the company’s Falcon Heavy rocket. Among the various satellites and i...
01:52, 06/25/2019

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
14:51, 04/28/2019

European Space Agency Chief Urges Humanity to Protect Apollo 11, Lunokhod 1 Landing Sites July 20, 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the date when Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the lunar surface, and the chief of the European Space Agency (ESA) wants to give their landing site, Tranq...
04:00, 07/21/2019

India plans to launch space station by 2030 India's broadening spaceflight ambitions now include a longer-term presence in Earth's orbit. Indian Space Research Organization chief K Sivan (above) recently revealed plans to launch a space station around 2030. It will be a relatively ...
06:26, 06/17/2019

July 8, 2011: That time Ars saw the last ever Space Shuttle launch The shuttle went to orbit more quickly than our autofocus could follow MERRITT ISLAND, Florida—The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy describes space as "really big." Kennedy Space Center (KSC) might be peanuts compared to space but, for human-size...
05:13, 07/10/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
18:00, 06/20/2019

'Organs on chips' set for launch to the International Space Station The next resupply mission to the International Space Station will contain sophisticated ‘organs-on-chips’ designed to provide valuable scientific data for future human spaceflight and diseases on Earth....
01:52, 05/01/2019

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
11:13, 07/18/2019

NASA to launch a deep-space atomic clock tonight NASA is set to launch an incredible new atomic clock into orbit on a Falcon Heavy today (June 24) in a technology demonstration mission that could transform the way humans explore space....
06:13, 06/25/2019

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment has arrived at the International Space Station following a weekend launch. The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting complex Monday, delivering 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. C...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Space company Avio's Vega vehicle has launch failure Italian space company Avio said on Thursday a Vega launch vehicle carrying a United Arab Emirates satellite experienced "an anomaly" which lead to a launch failure....
18:39, 07/11/2019

SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed a supply run to the International Space Station, back to full power after quick repairs. A Falcon rocket was poised to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Friday, with a Dragon cargo capsule. B...
11:39, 05/03/2019

NASA’s latest space station resupply launch set back to Friday This week's resupply mission to the International Space Station, CRS-17, has moved back to early Friday morning while an electrical issue on ISS is evaluated....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Bored Teenagers Found Each Other Online. And Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space. This week, a group of college kids will see if their crazy attempt to send a rocket into space on their own succeeds. The rollicking mission was run by amateurs on a shoestring budget with bootstrapped materials....
22:13, 05/29/2019

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 3:59 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 1, for the launch of its next resupply mission to the International Space Station....
16:13, 04/28/2019

SpaceX shipment reaches International Space Station after weekend launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds of equipment and experiments. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Ben Shapiro: America 'less ambitious' about space travel in 50 years since Apollo 11 launch On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's liftoff, America appears less ambitious to explore space than it did when the shuttle blasted off, according to Ben Shapiro....
12:39, 07/17/2019

Interstellar Technologies Becomes First Private Japanese Firm to Reach Space With Momo-3 Launch Aerospace company Interstellar Technologies Inc. became the first private firm in Japan to launch a rocket into space on Saturday, per the Japan Times, by sending an unmanned, 10-meter, one-ton Momo-3 rocket some 68 miles (110 kilometers) upwards on ...
02:26, 05/06/2019

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
05:13, 06/22/2019

NASA to Broadcast Launch, Arrival of Astronaut Andrew Morgan at Space Station A multinational crew of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic landing on the Moon. NASA Television and th...
01:26, 07/13/2019

NASA Updates Broadcast of Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting 6:24 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 24, for the launch of its 18th resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website with prelaun...
00:13, 07/21/2019

NASA Invites Media to 18th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA supplies, equipment and science investigations to the International Space Station....
01:26, 06/05/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy: Why everyone should watch this night launch from Kennedy Space Center The first night launch for SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center is scheduled for 11:30 p.m. Monday night.       ...
19:52, 06/23/2019

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service tomorrow with 60-satellite Starlink launch As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form the first wave of its Starlink constellation. It’s a hugely imp...
03:39, 05/15/2019

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, including one that would launch astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle ret...
03:39, 06/20/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed...
01:00, 05/17/2019

UPA 2's Policy Differences Led To Chandrayaan-2 Delay: Ex-ISRO Chief Chandrayaan-1 was launched 10 years back and a follow-up mission Chandrayaan-2 was originally planned to be launched in 2012, former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said....
09:52, 06/14/2019

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
06:00, 07/14/2019

Ahead Of Chandrayaan Take 2, ISRO's Track Record Inspires Confidence Despite the recent disappointment of an aborted launch for its high-profile lunar mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's track record remains one of the most enviable among space......
04:39, 07/21/2019

ISRO Teams Up With Russian Company To Train Astronauts For Gaganyaan The Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with a Russian company for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts for the country's proposed maiden......
19:26, 07/02/2019

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
03:52, 07/15/2019

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Navy removes 'space' from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command The U.S. Navy has removed "space" from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and added "information" in a rebranding effort that emphasizes information warfare....
22:00, 06/04/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops of imagination, diplomacy and chutzpah....
13:26, 05/13/2019

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military serv...
06:52, 05/23/2019

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
16:26, 06/21/2019

2 Russians venture into open space from Space Station Two Russian crewmembers on the International Space Station have ventured into open space to conduct scientific research and help maintain the orbiting outpost...
00:26, 05/30/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to fall from space The Chinese space agency is getting ready to bring its small space station, Tiangong-2, down from orbit to splash down in the Pacific Ocean on 19 July...
00:52, 07/19/2019

Redmi K20 Pro India Launch Date, Asus 6Z Launch, and More News This Week Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20 India launch details, Samsung M40 sale, Poco F1 price cut, and Asus 6Z launch were some of the tech news developments this week....
11:39, 06/23/2019

Rent out parking space for Wimbledon 2019: how to make money from your parking space in London Driveways might not be the most exciting part of a property, but come big events, renting yours out to ticket holders desperate for somewhere to park can make you money....
13:13, 07/02/2019

Space tourism? The truth about NASA's plan to 'privatize' the International Space Station NASA plans to permit Boeing and SpaceX to carry tourists to the International Space Station (ISS). Here's the truth about privatizing space.       ...
02:52, 07/04/2019

FCA chairman says talks with Renault could go no further Fiat Chrysler withdrew a proposal to merge with French rival Renault after it became clear discussions could go no further, but it remains "open to opportunities of all kinds", its chairman wrote in a letter to staff....
19:13, 06/06/2019

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was officially announced Thursday. The 55-year-old has been on BMW’s board since 2015 as head of ...
01:13, 07/19/2019

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
23:26, 07/09/2019

FCC chairman wants to open mid-band airwaves for 5G US carriers have mostly rolled out 5G on high frequencies, with upcoming auctions aiming even higher. And unfortunately, those choices create problems -- the implementations typically don't work well indoors, and they risk interfering with weat...
04:13, 06/19/2019

'I Am Chairman Of Chrysler Corporation Always': 8 facts about Lee Iacocca * Born Oct. 15, 1924, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Italian immigrants, Iacocca went to work for the Ford Motor Co as an engineer after finishing college. Not long afterward, he switched to Ford's marketing and sales side....
04:52, 07/03/2019

Modernising Lloyd's of London a challenge - chairman Modernising Lloyd's of London will be a challenge, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said in New York late on Tuesday, as the 330-year old insurance market prepares to switch business to two automated exchanges....
12:26, 06/19/2019

GSK in talks to name HSBC's Symonds as its next chairman: Bloomberg GlaxoSmithKline Plc is in talks to name HSBC's deputy chairman Jonathan Symonds as the next chairman of the British drugmaker, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
00:39, 07/15/2019

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Trump criticises Fed chairman Powell for trying to be ‘tough’ US president adds to his attacks on central bank, accusing it of ‘insane’ policyDonald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, adding to a barrage of recent criticisms of the central bank, which he b...
01:26, 06/27/2019

Swedbank elects former Swedish PM Persson as chairman Swedbank elected former Swedish Prime Minister Goran Persson as chairman on Wednesday as the bank scrambles to regain confidence from both markets and the public after a major money-laundering scandal....
12:26, 06/19/2019

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
04:52, 05/05/2019

UBS chairman defends French tax case to shareholders UBS Group had to go to court in France to fight charges that the Swiss bank helped wealthy clients dodge taxes because it was unable to strike a reasonable settlement, Chairman Axel Weber told shareholders on Thursday....
15:26, 05/02/2019

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
20:26, 06/10/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Get Merger Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
19:13, 05/20/2019

Man Who Threatened FCC Chairman's Kids Sentenced to 20 Months A California man who emailed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and threatened to murder his children in 2017 has been sentenced to 20 months in prison.Read more......
22:00, 05/17/2019

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Wirecard chairman will not stand for second term: Handelsblatt Wulf Matthias will not stand for a second term as Wirecard's chairman in 2020, German daily Handelsblatt said on Friday, citing sources in the financial industry....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Je...
16:26, 07/10/2019

Britain's Stobart to name new chairman next week - Sky News British airport operator Stobart Group Ltd will name David Shearer, who is now chairman of equipment rental group Speedy Hire Plc, as its new chairman, Sky News reported on Saturday....
20:00, 05/11/2019

FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is advancing the war against robocalls. Today, he proposed adopting rules that would ban caller ID spoofing of text messages and robocalls originating outside of the US. More than 40 state attorney generals have urged the FCC to...
22:39, 07/08/2019

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' pacts with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns....
23:52, 05/14/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Gets Backing From FCC Chairman FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would back the more than $26 billion combination of cellphone carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint after the companies agreed to a package of concessions....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Proposed Swedbank Chairman Persson says new CEO could be hired by autumn end Swedbank's proposed new chairman Goran Persson hopes a new chief executive for the beleaguered bank can be appointed at "end of autumn", he told Dagens Industri TV in an interview on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
05:52, 07/16/2019

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three y...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
21:26, 06/17/2019

Allergan CEO Saunders wins vote to keep chairman role Allergan Plc shareholders have voted down a nonbinding proposal that sought an immediate split of the roles of chairman and chief executive, with 61.3 percent of shareholders backing Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said....
10:52, 07/18/2019

U.S. House panel chairman subpoenas Trump's tax returns U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal on Friday subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, giving the U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service one week to turn over the tax records....
06:00, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Black caucus chairman says report has no impact NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus said little has ...
18:13, 05/22/2019

Faith & Freedom chairman: Trump said he'd fight for evangelicals Ralph Reed, the chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, joined "The Ingraham Angle" Wednesday where he talked about President Trump's speech before group's 2019 Road to Majority Policy Conference....
10:26, 06/27/2019

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I thi...
04:39, 06/20/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
18:39, 05/20/2019

France's Le Maire says he will meet Renault chairman on Thursday French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he would meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard later in the day and reiterated that a merger with Fiat Chrysler remained an interesting option for Renault....
09:39, 06/13/2019

Foxconn chairman meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn and the White House said on Thursday....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the...
23:26, 06/25/2019

FirstGroup chairman to depart despite Coast coup failure The chairman of bus and rail operator FirstGroup is to leave the company despite seeing off an activist investor-led challenge to the board and its strategy....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Judiciary chairman says Trump Jr. should plead the Fifth to Intelligence panel The legal advice from Sen. Lindsey O. Graham, once a Trump critic and now a close ally, comes after Sen. Richard Burr, who has distanced himself from the White House to run Congress’ only bipartisan investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 elect...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Net neutrality supporter sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Pai A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's successful effort to repeal net neutrality rules...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I didn’t ever threaten to demote him​,” Trump said during an interview on NBC’s R...
04:26, 06/24/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed ...
02:52, 06/05/2019

Foxconn chairman hands over reins ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
05:52, 06/21/2019

SBI Doesn't Need Any Capital From Government: Chairman Rajnish Kumar In March, SBI raised Rs 1,251 crore in bonds to boost its additional Tier 1 capital ratio. Its board has extended the deadline to raise Rs 20,000 crore till March next year....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
04:13, 05/29/2019

Fed Vice Chairman Says U.S. Monetary Policy 'Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida pushed back against market speculation that the central bank would cut interest rates to boost inflation after price pressures sagged earlier this year....
04:52, 05/08/2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday, despite Barr's reported objections to a more aggressive format for questions planned by Democrats....
03:13, 04/30/2019

People are refinancing their mortgages, says Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as homebuyers prepare for spring....
17:39, 04/28/2019

Bimal Kumar Roy To Be New Chairman Of National Statistical Commission Professor Bimal Kumar Roy, the former director of prestigious Indian Statistical Institute, has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Statistical Commission....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Foxconn chairman Gou meets with Trump on Wisconsin project Foxconn chairman Terry Gou met U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the status of the Taiwanese company's planned investment in Wisconsin, Foxconn said on Thursday....
18:26, 05/02/2019

GE Investors Approve Executive Pay, Reject Independent Chairman GE shareholders approved the company’s executive-compensation plans and rejected a proposal to appoint an independent chairman, but both measures garnered high levels of protest votes after two difficult years for the conglomerate....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
09:13, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia Phillies chairman David Montgomery dies at 72 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies chairman David Montgomery, who was team president during Philadelphia’s 2008 World Series championship season, has died. He was 72. The team issued a statement Wednesday saying Montgomery died after a five-year figh...
16:52, 05/08/2019

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
10:26, 06/06/2019

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: New regulations will force brokers to be 'very candid' with investors The SEC's Jay Clayton says the new conflict-of-interest rules won't stifle innovation in the brokerage space by adding unexpected regulatory expenses....
02:52, 06/07/2019

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
14:13, 06/10/2019

Trump denies 'ever threatening to demote’ Fed chairman Jerome Powell President says ‘I’d be able to do that if I wanted but I haven’t suggested that’ when asked if he had considered such a moveDonald Trump has denied threatening to demote Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve. Related: Fed chairman on report...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO: chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
01:26, 05/30/2019

Phillies chairman David Montgomery dead at 72 after cancer battle PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies say the team’s chairman has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. David Montgomery was 72. The MLB team announced his death Wednesday. Montgomery’s Phillies career began in 1971, working ...
16:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
19:13, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-UniCredit chairman does not rule out industry rescue of Carige Italy's banks could come to the rescue of Carige to safeguard financial stability after U.S. asset manager BlackRock dropped a planned bid for the struggling regional lender, the chairman of UniCredit said on Wednesday....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general meeting....
13:39, 05/23/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
19:13, 05/15/2019

More State Treasurers Back Split of Facebook's CEO and Chairman Roles Seven state treasurers are backing a shareholder proposal that would oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his dual role as chairman of the social-media company....
18:52, 05/30/2019

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
12:39, 05/31/2019

Renault chairman ‘begs’ for trust of skeptical Nissan shareholders Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard begged skeptical Nissan shareholders to believe that he has the company’s best interests at heart, while arguing that the scrubbed merger between Renault and FCA also would have delivered big benefits to the Jap...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
07:00, 06/21/2019

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in t...
18:52, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 bln bid Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group looking to push through a deal could double the offer....
16:00, 06/18/2019

House Ways and Means Chairman Subpoenas Trump Tax Records Richard E. Neal, the panel’s chairman, dropped his use of a century-old provision in the tax code and instead used a more common instrument to demand President Trump’s tax returns: the subpoena....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
23:52, 06/12/2019

Robert Muller Won't Be Testifying Next Week Says Chairman Jerry Nadler Robert Mueller, the US special counsel whose report on Russian election interference has shaken a divided Washington, will not testify before Congress next week, a top Democrat said Friday....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the f...
06:26, 06/13/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
15:13, 05/23/2019

House Ways and Means Chairman Subpoenas Trump Tax Returns Richard E. Neal, the panel’s chairman, dropped his use of a century-old provision in the tax code and instead used a more common instrument to demand President Trump’s tax returns: the subpoena....
03:00, 05/11/2019

House Judiciary chairman endorses bundling contempt resolutions “Given the unprecedented situation in which the administration’s essentially stonewalling all subpoenas . . . it just makes sense to spend as little floor time as possible and do them together,” Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
05:13, 05/27/2019

Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 billion bid Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group......
16:13, 06/18/2019

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
13:26, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
15:13, 06/12/2019

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO on new committees, report says The alliance was plunged further into crisis this month as Renault's demand for a greater say in Nissan's governance drew rare public censure by the Japanese automaker....
15:00, 06/19/2019

TRAI to Focus on Regulatory Imbalance Between OTTs, Telcos: Chairman TRAI has said the scope of its consultation process on over-the-top applications (OTTs) is limited to examine if there are any regulatory imbalances between telecom service providers (TSPs) and OTT......
16:52, 05/21/2019

Rivals are jealous of Manchester City, says chairman Khaldoon Mubarak • ‘With success there is a certain level of envy’• Mubarak reacts to claims from La Liga presidentKhaldoon Mubarak has responded angrily to Javier Tebas, accusing the La Liga president of “hypocrisy”, with the Manchester City chairman also claiming j...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Some major Deutsche Bank investors want chairman to go early: sources At least three major investors in Deutsche Bank want Chairman Paul Achleitner to step down early amid discontent with the bank's turnaround, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
18:00, 05/21/2019

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

Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a non-binding shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have instructed the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with ...
05:39, 05/01/2019

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the world's largest economies gather for talks in Japan....
21:13, 06/27/2019

Bayern chairman takes dig at Dortmund-bound Mats Hummels Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has taken a swipe at defender Mats Hummels, who left the club to return to Borussia Dortmund last month       ...
21:39, 07/08/2019

FCA chairman calls Renault merger plan an 'act of courage,' report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ultimately felt conditions were not right to press ahead with the proposed Renault merger, Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
22:52, 07/10/2019

Northrop CEO Kathy Warden to assume additional role of chairman U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp said on Tuesday Chief Executive Officer Kathy Warden will also serve as the company's chairman from Aug. 1, replacing Wes Bush, who will resign after being in the role since 2011....
14:39, 07/09/2019

Illycaffe chairman says open to partnership to expand cafe network Italian premium coffee maker illycaffe is open to a strategic partnership to help accelerate the growth of its retail network and could consider selling a minority stake for the first time in its 86-year history, Chairman Andrea Illy told Reuters....
16:13, 07/04/2019

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout the region....
07:39, 07/15/2019

CORRECTED-Allergan to prevail in vote over CEO Saunders' chairman role-sources Allergan Plc is on course to defeat a non-binding shareholder resolution tabled by David Tepper's hedge fund Appaloosa LP that would have instructed the drugmaker's CEO Brent Saunders to immediately give up his role as chairman, people familiar with ...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work: FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
23:39, 05/27/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
14:00, 06/06/2019

Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail versus real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corpo...
14:26, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
22:26, 05/29/2019

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corpo...
16:13, 06/23/2019

Turkish Airlines chairman expects Boeing 737 compensation, to meet Friday Turkish Airlines expects compensation from Boeing Co for losses over the grounding of 12 737 Max aircraft, the chairman of Turkey's flagship carrier was quoted as saying, adding that he would meet Boeing's chief executive on Friday....
17:26, 05/21/2019

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
20:26, 05/25/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
22:39, 06/12/2019

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
05:52, 05/30/2019

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration...
00:13, 07/02/2019

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Co., Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced Monday....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Trump Hectoring of Fed Chairman Complicates Rate Calls. 'I Guess I'm Stuck With You.' Repeated criticisms from the president are part of the context in which Jerome Powell must decide whether threats to the economy, including from trade fights, dictate an interest-rate cut soon....
17:39, 06/10/2019

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
15:26, 06/13/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past privacy problems....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Minority leader questions Rep. Jerrold Nadler's ability to be panel chairman House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that he is beginning to doubt whether House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is qualified to hold his position....
23:52, 05/07/2019

UK's Conservative Party vice chairman Badenoch quits to back Gove's PM bid: The Sun UK's Conservative Party vice chairman Kemi Badenoch is stepping down to back Michael Gove's leadership bid to be Britain's Prime Minister, The Sun reported on Thursday....
01:26, 06/07/2019

Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States on Tuesday for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising questions over Senard's future....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
18:13, 05/31/2019

Renault Chairman Senard faces investors as Nissan alliance falters As Renault shareholders gather for the automaker's annual meeting, the company's chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, is in a tricky situation as the alliance with Nissan comes under unprecedented strain....
18:00, 06/12/2019

US banks could face the same pressures as European counterparts, SocGen chairman warns A Federal Reserve rate cut could lead to the same challenges for Wall Street lenders that European banks have been dealing with, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi said....
21:52, 07/06/2019

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Foxconn Chairman Meets With Trump as Wisconsin Plant Plans Fall Behind Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou reaffirmed his commitment to a planned Wisconsin factory with a trip to the state, a day after meeting with President Trump at the White House....
04:52, 05/03/2019

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump is making it 'more difficult' not to consider impeachment House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former WH Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's imp...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Santander's Mexican unit announces that chairman of board to leave post The chairman of the board of the Mexican unit of Spanish bank Santander, Marcos Martinez Gavica, will leave his position, the bank said in a statement on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Chairman of U.S. telecoms regulator backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc has won the support of the chairman of the U.S. telecommunications regulator but will require a series of changes to their proposed $26 billion merger, including selling Sprint's Boost Mobile cell service....
16:52, 05/20/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report o...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Man sentenced for death threats to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and family over net neutrality rollback A California man was sentenced to more than a year and a half in federal prison Friday for threatening to kill the family of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the rollback of Obama-era net neutrality regulations....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
22:00, 07/10/2019

House chairman gives Barr more time to release full Mueller report The Democratic head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday said the panel would make one more good faith attempt to negotiate with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the release U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted r...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Big Deutsche Bank investors demand a succession plan for chairman: sources Some major investors in Deutsche Bank are demanding a succession plan for Chairman Paul Achleitner, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday, amid discontent with the bank's turnaround....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Taiwan's Foxconn readies chip boss to succeed Gou as chairman: sources Foxconn is poised to nominate chip unit boss Liu Young to succeed Terry Gou as chairman in a surprise choice by the iPhone assembler, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Daimler investors oppose plan to make Zetsche chairman, report says A German business newspaper said some Daimler investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche as responsible for several ongoing problems at the automaker....
13:39, 07/18/2019

Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings' revenues to exceed 90 billion EGP next year - chairman Egyptian investment company Qalaa Holdings expects revenues to exceed 90 billion Egyptian pounds ($5.25 billion) next year, its chairman said on Sunday....
21:39, 05/05/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
01:52, 05/09/2019

MTA chairman, subway boss dismiss proposal to publicly shame fare beaters MTA chairman Pat Foye and New York City Transit head Andy Byford on Wednesday dismissed a proposal to publicly shame subway fare beaters. “I’m not into public shaming, personally,” chairman Pat Foye told reporters after the MTA̵...
06:39, 06/27/2019

Taiwan Foxconn chairman traveling tonight for U.S. White House meet: source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
13:26, 04/30/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
16:39, 05/04/2019

China's CATL starts mass production of high-nickel batteries: chairman Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China's biggest maker of batteries for electric vehicles, has begun mass production of high-nickel batteries, its chairman told investors last Friday....
18:26, 04/30/2019

Taiwan Foxconn chairman travelling tonight for U.S. White House meet-source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States tonight for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
12:39, 04/30/2019

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
21:26, 05/21/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade war with China....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a heari...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Cardiff chairman criticises ‘shoddy behaviour’ of Willie McKay in Sala deal • Mehmet Dalman calls for ‘big bang’ in football regulation• Cardiff and Nantes still at impasse over Sala feeCardiff City’s chairman, Mehmet Dalman, has called for radical regulation of football agents in the wake of the death of the Argentinian str...
00:39, 05/22/2019

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman of the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
09:00, 06/21/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds: chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Data Analytics Showed Disability Pension Benefits Misused: CBDT Chairman The latest circular which clarified the eligibility for availing disability pension by armed forces personnel was issued after data analytics found that the provision meant for the needy was being......
13:52, 07/07/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
19:39, 05/30/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
20:13, 07/10/2019

CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange for 2009....
04:52, 05/05/2019

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post last year....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:26, 06/06/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES AT SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETING ON HARMONIZATION OF REGULATION CHICAGO, September 2, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies at a joint meeting on harmonization of regulation of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Future...
04:52, 05/05/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman travels to White House to discuss Wisconsin -source The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn will travel to the United States on Tuesday for a meeting in the White House that is believed to be related to an investment in Wisconsin, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Someone Get Kim Kardashian on the Phone: Trump's Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Headed to Rikers Island I am sure that Kim Kardashian is already on top of this but Paul Manafort, the president’s one-time campaign chairman who’s serving a federal prison sentence, is heading to the notorious Rikers Island jail in New York City where he’s expected to spen...
04:39, 06/05/2019

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says The Intelligence Committee’s work is nonetheless expected to dovetail with the special counsel’s findings in some areas, namely a final verdict on the question of collusion....
19:13, 05/08/2019

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present th...
17:26, 07/21/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July ...
04:52, 05/05/2019

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Slone to a 50-plus regional hiring spree that has already included top-ranked analyst Christopher Wood....
07:39, 07/15/2019

Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn hosting fundraiser for Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn is hosting a fundraiser for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats as they prepare to defend their seats in the upcoming 2020 congressional elections....
05:13, 05/01/2019

Man City chairman accuses rivals of 'jealousy' amid financial fair play accusations – video Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Mubarak has responded angrily to Javier Tebas after the La Liga president accused the club of distorting the transfer market and of damaging the European game due to with their 'petrol and gas money'.Last week, Tebas...
02:52, 05/27/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May to meet 1922 Committee chairman as resignation pressure grows Theresa May is expected to meet the chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers as pressure for her to set a firm departure date intensifies....
01:52, 05/07/2019

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges NEW YORK (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to New York state mortgage fraud charges....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private plane charter for the leadership contest....
14:52, 07/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Chairman and Ceo William J. Brodsky to Present at 2010 Barclays Capital Global Financial Services Conference, September 14 CHICAGO, September 7, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc., will present at the 2010 Barclays Capital Global Financial Services Conference to be held at the Sherato...
21:26, 05/04/2019

Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct by a senior military officer (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raise...
12:52, 07/11/2019

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
03:13, 06/18/2019

MLB free agency will never be like NBA’s bonanza CLEVELAND — Baseball players envy the buzz that accompanies NBA free agency, but they sure as heck don’t want the conditions that create that setup. In the wake of a Hot Stove League that generally ran colder than New Year’s Eve in Chicago, with the ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

| UK spy agency decrypts some secrets with new exhibition Historic gadgets used by British spies will be revealed for the first time later this week, as one of the country's intelligence agencies steps out the shadows to mark its centenary -- and to educate people about the risks of cyber-attacks....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
12:13, 06/12/2019

Breaking down the tiers of NBA free agency At 6 p.m. on Sunday, roughly 40 percent of the NBA will hit free agency. For the first time since the cap-spiked summer of 2016, teams will be able to spend in droves — with many of the hefty contracts from that offseason expiring. This is a watershe...
09:26, 06/30/2019

Daily on Defense: HASC chairman lays down his mark, Republicans cry foul, US-Turkey alliance unwinds over F-35, United Technology and Raytheon join forces OFF THE MARK: House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., is drawing clear battle lines with President Trump’s proposed defense budget and its Republican backers in Congress with his “Chairman’s Mark” of the 2020 National Defense Authoriz...
14:39, 06/10/2019

'Wheel of Fortune' host Pat Sajak becomes chairman of Michigan college Pat Sajak will take a "C'' for Chairman. The "Wheel of Fortune" host has been named chairman of Hillsdale College, a liberal arts school in Michigan.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe in...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at of...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Why the Clippers could make a big splash in NBA free agency What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy on how the Los Angeles Clippers have transformed into one of the most desirable landing spots for NBA free agents.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
21:39, 07/16/2019

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways Tuesday to fix that process — either by changing r...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, citing its latest assessment of global data....
18:00, 05/27/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools...
18:52, 05/28/2019

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
05:39, 07/10/2019

June was Europe's hottest ever, EU satellite agency says The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and intense heat waves....
06:39, 07/03/2019

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes. The UNHCR says in a statement released on Friday that the ...
12:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. Air Force activates Medical Readiness Agency The U.S. Air Force has activated a new field operating agency, the Medical Readiness Agency, to concentrate on ensuring its hundreds of thousands of personnel are healthy....
10:13, 07/04/2019

Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal report says an explosion and fire that killed five workers at an Oklahoma natural gas well last year was caused by the failure of blowout prevention devices and other factors, including inadequate training and an ineffe...
17:00, 06/12/2019

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
17:26, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant’s free agency will be way different this time Kevin Durant has seen enough. Unlike three years ago when the former Thunder superstar was wooed in the Hamptons by the Warriors’ championship core, and Tom Brady, among others, Durant is expected to take a vastly different approach to his seco...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on...
21:52, 07/21/2019

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno. Burning Man ...
00:52, 06/15/2019

NBA free agency 2019: Ranking the top 12 available players NBA free agency is wild, and it's no different this year with All-Stars and MVPs available and several teams with a lot of salary cap space.       ...
07:26, 06/26/2019

Sixers look scarier than ever after wild day of NBA free agency The Nets made the biggest splash. Philadelphia may have the last laugh. Though Brooklyn stole Sunday’s spotlight by landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the opening of free agency, the 76ers ended the night looking like the East’s best team — hav...
13:52, 07/01/2019

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
22:13, 06/23/2019

| LeBron gives 23 to Davis as Lakers eye free agency LeBron James will give up his No 23 jersey to new Los Angeles Lakers team-mate Anthony Davis, who will sacrifice a trade bonus to help finance free agency moves....
10:00, 06/28/2019

NBA notebook: Durant opts out, will hit free agency NBA superstar Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday....
08:00, 06/27/2019

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

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky to Present at 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference, Thursday, November 18 CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc., will present at the 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conferen...
21:26, 05/04/2019

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be severe, according to the UN. The world’s poorest will be worst affected....
16:26, 07/01/2019

Kevin Durant’s free-agency decision will come quickly The world won’t have to wait long to find out where Kevin Durant is going. Durant will announce his free-agency decision Sunday night, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA free agency officially begins at 6 p.m. Sunday. The report ...
23:52, 06/30/2019

US SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's use of Twitter, a court filing showed....
09:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency sai...
06:00, 06/19/2019

This isn’t the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency choice, either Today will also not be the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency destination. Kawhi confidant Cris Carter let the world know on Thursday that the reigning NBA Finals MVP wouldn’t be announcing his decision on July 4. On Friday, Cart...
08:28, 07/06/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Nets, not Knicks, are big winners after NBA free agency opens The Brooklyn Nets hit the jackpot while the New York Knicks were left with jack squat. USA TODAY Sports Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the winners and losers in the early going of NBA free agency.       ...
08:13, 07/01/2019

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 20...
09:52, 05/28/2019

U.S. Calls for Special Meeting of U.N. Atomic Agency Over Iran The U.S. called for a special session of the United Nations atomic agency board, increasing the pressure on Europe and others to take a stand against Iran after Tehran said it breached the 2015 nuclear treaty....
22:26, 07/05/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. The National Tra...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join t...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Davis: Rob Pelinka called 'every 30 to 45 minutes' during free agency New Lakers big man Anthony Davis dishes on his exit from New Orleans, trying to recruit Kawhi Leonard and why he's not thinking beyond 2019-20 in L.A....
13:39, 07/15/2019

At least 70 migrants drown off Tunisia coast: state agency TAP At least 70 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat sank in international waters off the Tunisian coast, and 16 were saved, the state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency said....
15:13, 05/10/2019

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kyrie Irving Coming off his third consecutive All-Star season, Kyrie Irving is a major free agent up for grabs this summer. Here are some potential landing spots.       ...
11:52, 06/28/2019

Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO....
14:00, 06/23/2019

The Latest: China’s Qu Dongyu is new chief of UN food agency ROME (AP) — The Latest on picking the new chief for the Food and Agriculture Organization (all times local): 1:55 p.m. China’s agricultural deputy minister Qu Dongyu has been elected as the new director general of the United Nation’s Food...
14:00, 06/23/2019

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Klay Thompson Five time All-Star Klay Thompson enters unrestricted free agency this summer. Here are some potential landing spots.       ...
11:52, 06/28/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the g...
20:52, 06/20/2019

Isaiah Thomas plans on being steal of NBA free agency One of the biggest free agent wildcards perhaps resides in a five-foot-nine, 185 pound frame. Isaiah Thomas hasn’t played a full NBA season since 2016, but is confident he can return to his old self. “Nobody knew what to expect with me coming off hip...
03:13, 06/28/2019

Draft Done, What’s Next for the Knicks and Nets? Patience and Free Agency R.J. Barrett could turn out to be a terrific draft pick, but the Knicks need much more to contend. Both New York teams are eyeing free agency and have money to spend....
01:39, 06/22/2019

Ligado's Wireless Plans Caught In 5G Agency Crossfire Ligado Networks’ plan to develop some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves is being undercut by disagreements between U.S. regulators—miring the company in a holding pattern and pressuring its finances....
19:26, 06/25/2019

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days ...
02:52, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Acting head of border agency steps down HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout over the discovery of children found in filthy conditions at a Border Patrol station near El Paso (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says he’s ste...
20:39, 06/25/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:52, 05/14/2019

NHL free agency: Expect these teams to be active July 1 Joe Pavelski, Artemi Panarin, Sergei Bobrovsky, Matt Duchene and Jake Gardiner are among the many UFAs who will likely find new teams.       ...
23:00, 06/30/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Clearwater attorney Thomas Cope post...
18:52, 05/11/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution....
23:39, 05/20/2019

NBA’s free-agency obsession is giving execs a new chance on TV Bobby Marks was let go as Nets assistant general manager in 2015 after 20 years with the organization and had no idea what was next. Then he started tweeting. “No, never,” Marks, now an analyst with ESPN, said when asked if he ever thought he would h...
20:00, 06/26/2019

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kevin Durant An Achilles injury won't prevent Kevin Durant from being one of the top targets for teams when NBA free agency opens on June 30.       ...
16:39, 06/27/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanization and building work has contributed to beach erosion, flooding and dro...
13:52, 05/07/2019

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore......
03:13, 06/21/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:13, 05/01/2019

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization to a subcontractor....
01:13, 06/11/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:39, 06/17/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people....
11:13, 05/01/2019

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year veteran has until June 29th to make his decision o...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a malicious cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
09:52, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
18:52, 06/27/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
09:39, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court chips away at federal agency power The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday constrained the power of federal agencies, scaling back a legal doctrine that calls for judges to give agencies deference to interpret their own rules but declining to eliminate it as four conservative justices wan...
21:52, 06/26/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However long it takes for that offer to come by, he will c...
21:13, 05/07/2019

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lan...
00:00, 07/17/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ NBA Finals resurgence changes everything about free agency OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’ signing to a heavily discounted one-year, $5 million pact last summer was done with Sunday — in a h...
17:52, 06/04/2019

Bulgarian tax agency breach may have compromised 5 million people Bulgaria's government is dealing with a massive security breach that might have affected almost all adult residents' information. According to Reuters, the country's finance minister has confirmed that hackers infiltrated the National ...
08:52, 07/17/2019

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and facilities in Sudan during a military crackdown on pro...
11:26, 06/07/2019

NBA free agency: Winners and losers from Day 1, from Nets to Rockets The Brooklyn Nets came out on top with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, while the New York Knicks watched as other teams outmaneuvered them.       ...
23:39, 07/01/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
18:00, 06/07/2019

The winners and losers of the opening days of NBA free agency Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images NBA free agency got off to a blistering start. In just the first few days, some teams have emerged as winners and losers of free agency, making big signings to improve or striking out on p...
05:52, 07/04/2019

CBOE Chairman and CEO William Brodsky Receives Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award at Super Bowl of Indexing Conference CHICAGO, December 17, 2009 - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), has received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award for his career-long support of index products as risk-management to...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
21:00, 07/19/2019

Probe Agency Attaches Separatist Asiya Andrabi's House The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday attached hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Asiya Andrabi's house on the outskirts of Srinagar city under the stringent UAPA anti-terror law, officials......
01:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to C...
00:26, 05/23/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit uncertainty was prompting travelers to delay bookings...
12:13, 05/16/2019

NBA free agency: Where Tobias Harris fits in 76ers’ plans Tobias Harris’ career has been anything but steady, playing for five different teams in eight seasons. However, that seems poised to change this offseason, as the 26-year-old Long Island native will likely command a long-term max contract. Despite hi...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Jimmy Butler NBA free agency: All about the 76ers, Rockets and drama Jimmy Butler has flown slightly under the radar with fellow forwards Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard grabbing most of the free-agency headlines. However, Butler’s talents are among the best in the league and he will demand a max contract wherever he p...
19:13, 06/26/2019

June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate....
01:13, 07/19/2019

FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to pu...
04:52, 06/28/2019

Brian Poole could turn into Jets free-agency steal As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel i...
20:26, 06/24/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointme...
10:39, 07/21/2019

16 Accused Of Forming Terror Outfit Sent To Custody Of Probe Agency NIA A special NIA court Friday granted the probe agency eight-day custody of 16 accused arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit, "Ansarullah", and collecting funds to carry out attacks......
07:13, 07/20/2019

North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. intelligence agency chief The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley told Fox News in an interview on Monday....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' financial records: tax agency Hackers have stolen the financial data of millions of Bulgarians from the country's tax agency, the government said on Tuesday, in an attack that one researcher said may have compromised nearly every adult's personal records....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Kemba Walker’s free agency just took a stunning Celtics twist The Celtics may have found a replacement for Kyrie Irving. The Hornets may be losing the face of their franchise. Though Kemba Walker has repeatedly stated his preference to remain with the team that drafted him in 2011, The Athletic reports that a s...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
13:52, 05/22/2019

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Get Excited For Free Agency, A Delightful Graveyard Of Best-Laid Plans According to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer, who got his number from someone else, there is around $474 million in available cap space to be flung about the NBA this summer, more than the last two seasons combined, and his conclusion from the resultant...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
09:39, 07/17/2019

Trump admin booting 81% of land agency's staff out of DC next year The Trump administration is shifting most of the Bureau of Land Management's personnel in its Washington, D.C. headquarters out west by the end of next year....
08:26, 07/17/2019

U.S. Agency Working With Ivanka Trump to Back Women Entrepreneurs A U.S. government agency working closely with Ivanka Trump has invested in a new financial product intended to extend credit to women entrepreneurs in emerging markets....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Kevin Durant opting out as free agency sweepstakes begin The race is officially on. Kevin Durant is a free agent, declining his $31.5 million player option to return to the Warriors on Wednesday, ESPN is reporting. His recruitment could be a showdown between the Knicks and Nets. Durant has spent time in th...
19:13, 06/26/2019

NBA free agency explained: Answering all frequently asked questions The NBA's annual free agency period, which begins Sunday, has a lot of moving parts. We explain everything you need to know.       ...
16:39, 06/27/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissioner John Sanders has resigned his post amidst the backlash....
07:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can claim rights to a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, adding fuel to a rivalry between those institu...
05:52, 06/26/2019

Former Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi Arrested By Anti-Corruption Agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, drawing a furious response from opposition parties, which accused the government of trying to silence......
15:00, 07/18/2019

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The brea...
01:13, 07/17/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
14:39, 05/16/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
13:26, 05/22/2019

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergency” and committing to tackle it...
04:26, 07/11/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
07:52, 05/22/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
22:26, 05/23/2019

NBA free agency 2019: Khris Middleton is too important to Bucks Khris Middleton is the Bucks’ free agent before the free agent. Milwaukee is fully expected to re-sign the star forward, likely to a five-year deal for max money, as part of the bigger plan to keep Giannis Antetokounmpo as his time to become a ...
03:39, 06/27/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ desperate move to end lingering free agency Days after NBA free agency opened, DeMarcus Cousins still doesn’t have a new team, but he does have a new agent. Cousins changed representation from Jarinn Akana to Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports, per the New York Times’ Marc Stein, presum...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
07:00, 06/18/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances have seemed to increase. There was a recent repor...
09:52, 06/10/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian ch...
20:39, 06/07/2019

NHL free agency 2019: Breaking down the deals and rumors on July 1 The NHL free agency period begins at 12 p.m. ET, and we've got the day covered -- including deals, analysis and rumors.       ...
17:26, 07/01/2019

Rangers, Panthers, Predators winners early in free agency The New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators were winners on Day 1 of NHL free agency, signing the best players available to seven-year contracts       ...
11:39, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, the agency said on Tuesday....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry fully expect to get a meeting with Raptors star Kawhi Leonar...
01:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G -sources The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction off parts of a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, two people briefed on the matter said....
21:26, 06/18/2019

NBA free agency tracker: Live updates, analysis after wild first day The NBA's annual free agency chaos is finally upon us. Stick with us as we track all of the significant player movement across the league.       ...
17:26, 07/01/2019

NBA free agency: Kemba Walker's top five landing spots Kemba Walker is eligible for a five-year supermax contract from Charlotte, but his desire to play for a title contender may lead him elsewhere.       ...
11:52, 06/28/2019

Overlooked in free agency, DJ LeMahieu has been a godsend for the Yankees – and perhaps the AL MVP Despite a batting title and three Gold Gloves in Colorado, DJ LeMahieu didn't draw much interest this winter. Now, he's making a run at an MVP award.       ...
23:39, 07/01/2019

NBA free agency tracker: Updates, analysis after wild first few days The NBA's annual free agency chaos is upon us. Stick with us as we track all of the significant player movement across the league.       ...
19:39, 07/03/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts....
18:26, 06/17/2019

76ers emerge from inventive free agency as true contenders Elton Brand threaded the needle during the first 24 hours of free agency, fashioning Philadelphia into a contender by retooling his talented core and poaching a star from a bitter rival....
00:39, 07/03/2019

The position battles that remain after Nets’ free-agency coup Free agency hadn’t even officially started Sunday and the Nets had already shaken the NBA by landing two of its biggest targets: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. And Brooklyn’s night just kept getting better, adding more pieces and losing none of what ...
20:52, 07/02/2019

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
19:52, 06/13/2019

NHL free agency winners and losers: The signings shaking up the East Some of these moves were easy to predict long in advance. Others went down to the wire. There could be some big risers in the NHL next season after the wave of signings made Monday, particularly in the Eastern Conference, where the Rangers and Panthe...
19:52, 07/02/2019

A universe exists where the Knicks didn't botch free agency Once New York missed out on its top free-agent targets, the front office recovered nicely. But do Knicks execs deserve credit for cleaning up a mess they made?...
18:26, 07/03/2019

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world’s second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen....
19:00, 07/02/2019

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

The Latest: Mexico migrant agency chief presents resignation The latest on Mexico's actions to stem the flow of migrants across its territory (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Mexico's National Migration Institute says its top official has presented his resignation to the president....
23:00, 06/14/2019

A Living, Breathing Roundup Of All The NBA's Less-Exciting Free Agency Signings Not every name that NBA insiders tweet about this evening and beyond will be worth an entire blog post to overanalyze the value of their decision and the competitive ramifications of that move. For that very reason, we’ll put all the non-superstar si...
00:39, 07/01/2019

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
01:26, 06/15/2019

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Departm...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Kawhi Leonard warns free-agency suitors to keep quiet Tread lightly. That seems to be the message Kawhi Leonard and his camp have sent to his free-agency suitors, telling the teams he’s meeting with, including the Lakers, Clippers and Raptors, to keep everything about the recruitment process to th...
18:26, 07/04/2019

Karnataka Minister Appears Before Probe Agency Over IMA Jewels Scam Karnataka minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan, who was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the IMA group ponzi scam, appeared before the agency on Friday....
01:00, 07/06/2019

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi....
22:52, 05/29/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s p...
07:13, 07/09/2019

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalty to Pope Francis. The Holy See on Friday issued guidelines about a new Chinese requirement demanding...
13:13, 06/28/2019

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, a report released Friday says. The 33-page assessm...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
19:26, 05/28/2019

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
19:52, 06/22/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 4...
12:52, 06/23/2019

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
03:00, 05/27/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
09:13, 05/25/2019

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
06:26, 05/24/2019

A brief Klay Thompson threat gets Warriors moving in free agency The threat of the Lakers and Clippers was enough for the Warriors to make their Klay Thompson intentions clear. The afternoon after an LA Times report that Thomspon would consider the Lakers and Clippers if the Warriors did not offer him a max deal, ...
22:26, 06/28/2019

Wife of China's Meng, former Interpol chief, sues agency The wife of the former head of Interpol, who was detained in his native China, said on Sunday she had sued the global police cooperation agency for failing to protect his family and complicity in what she called China's "wrongful acts"....
23:00, 07/07/2019

NBA free agency: Which teams have money to spend on All-Star talent? Several NBA teams, including the Knicks, Nets, Clippers, Lakers and Kings, have plenty of cash to spend in free agency, which opens Sunday.       ...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Durant friend and a partner with Durant’s manager Rich Kleiman on “The Boardroom,” tol...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Knicks’ free agency whiffs mean its time for an image overhaul LAS VEGAS — With $70 million of cap space, Knicks brass bought time instead of a star player. Striking out shouldn’t be shocking when reviewing their past lack of conquests. The Knicks’ narrative for the last several months, despite the league-worst ...
08:28, 07/06/2019

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
14:39, 06/04/2019

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug E...
12:39, 06/04/2019

National Investigation Agency To Take Over Gadchiroli Attack Probe: Cops The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is set to take over probe into the May 1 Maoist attack case in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli in which 15 security personnel and a driver were killed, a senior police......
01:13, 07/07/2019

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel spotted Wednesday was connected to a storm drain th...
23:13, 05/31/2019

NBA free agency tracker: Live updates, analysis for all of the top players The NBA's annual free agency chaos is finally upon us. Stick with us as we track all of the significant player movement across the league.       ...
23:00, 06/30/2019

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing....
16:13, 05/31/2019

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consumer habits....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Wife of arrested Chinese ex-Interpol president sues agency The wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei has sued the international police agency, accusing Interpol of failing to protect him from arrest in China and failing to protect his family...
11:39, 07/07/2019

Wizards planning a deliberate, creative approach to free agency Washington plans to build its roster "thoughtfully, patiently, efficiently," said Tommy Sheppard, its senior vice president of basketball operations....
06:00, 06/30/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
22:39, 05/23/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
12:13, 04/30/2019

Premier, challenger defend Australian intel agency bosses Australia’s prime minister has defended the nation’s intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as “nutters” who have damaged bilateral relations with China...
08:13, 05/06/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
14:53, 04/28/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix on the grounded 737 MAX....
21:26, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:52, 05/01/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
01:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
21:13, 05/02/2019

People In Wreck That Killed Kentucky Officer Sue City Agency LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four people pulled over by a Louisville, Kentucky, police officer just before she was killed by a semitruck have joined her family’s lawsuit against the driver charged in the death and his employer. The Courier Journal re...
13:39, 05/08/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), becoming the third...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years to come....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in t...
19:39, 05/13/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have already sought shel...
16:00, 04/28/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
14:47, 04/28/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financia...
04:52, 05/05/2019

'Borderlands 3' hands-on: More of the same, but in space Borderlands 3 is achingly familiar. It's as if Gearbox distilled the grimy, viscous essence of Borderlands into a crisp new game highlighting the core aspects of the franchise, battle royale be damned. As most studios are focused on adding onli...
20:52, 05/01/2019

The new space race – podcast The science writer Philip Ball has always been fascinated by space. He looks at the latest missions to the moon and beyond. And: Carole Cadwalladr on why she used her TED talk to tell tech billionaires they had broken democracyPhilip Ball was six yea...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ev...
04:52, 06/01/2019