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NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million

There are new cracks in the budget! Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to co...

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million

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Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
10:26, 05/05/2019

China's iQiyi looks abroad after hitting 100 million paying subscribers iQiyi, China's answer to Netflix, intends to push harder into overseas markets such as North America and Japan after the video-streaming service hit a milestone of 100 million paying subscribers this month, a senior executive said on Monday....
14:52, 06/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Receives 1 Million Donations, Hitting Milestone Ms. Warren is only the second Democratic candidate to cross the threshold this cycle, suggesting that relying on grass-roots fund-raising has paid off....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon is spending $800 million to make free one-day shipping standard for Prime More than a decade ago, Amazon launched its Prime membership service with the promise of free two-day shipping. The unique offer helped attract millions of subscribers, shifted consumer expectations for shopping convenience and forced other large ret...
00:26, 04/30/2019

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
18:26, 07/05/2019

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percent since January....
16:52, 07/23/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:52, 06/21/2019

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spe...
03:26, 07/12/2019

MTA wants to pull pensions from LIRR overtime abusers The proposal — put forward in collective bargaining documents recently filed to the National Mediation Board — comes as the agency faces multiple probes after workers were found logging seemingly impossible OT hours and retiring with fat pensions....
07:39, 08/09/2019

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous number of hours to jack up their paychecks. ​”​This is about stealing. This is about fraud. This ...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Blues even series on overtime goal by Gunnarsson A goal by Carl Gunnarsson gave the St. Louis Blues a thrilling 3-2 overtime victory over the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday to level the best-of-seven series at 1-1....
13:39, 05/30/2019

Islanders Lose Game 1 in Overtime Against the Hurricanes Jordan Staal scored 4 minutes 4 seconds into overtime to give Carolina a 1-0 victory over the Islanders on Friday night in the opener of an Eastern Conference semifinal series....
16:00, 04/28/2019

MTA must curtail ‘unacceptable’ overtime costs: Cuomo The MTA must slam the brakes on its out-of-control overtime costs, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday — even though he signed off on cushy union contracts that helped create the problem. “It’s unacceptable and the MTA has to do a better job of...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Logano edges Kurt Busch, Truex in overtime Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, holding off Kurt Busch and Martin Truex Jr. in overtime at Michigan International Speedway       ...
04:39, 06/11/2019

Cuomo says massive overtime at LIRR ‘physically impossible’ He’s finally on board. Gov. Cuomo on Friday acknowledged that workers at his MTA’s Long Island Rail Road are logging overtime hours that are “almost physically impossible” — and demanded the agency rout out any “fraud.” “When you open the newspaper a...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Trail Blazers outlast Nuggets in thrilling four-overtime win PORTLAND, Ore. — CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left in the NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 140-137...
12:00, 05/04/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendan...
08:13, 05/11/2019

The Four-Overtime Slog Between The Nuggets And Trail Blazers Caused An NBA Y2K The Portland Trail Blazers survived the 68-minute marathon against the Denver Nuggets on Friday with a 140-137 win at home. Since it had been over 60 years since the last time a postseason game had gone the distance of four overtimes (1953), neither ...
17:52, 05/05/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that highlighted the issue. The MTA spent $1.3 billion i...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday...
10:13, 05/30/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
09:26, 06/12/2019

SEC alters overtime rules to avoid another 7-OT game like A&M-LSU marathon Last season's LSU-Texas A&M game accounted for most combined points (146) in NCAA history and lasted nearly 5 hours in time elapsed.       ...
20:26, 07/16/2019

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
02:26, 05/24/2019

Canadian Guy Climbs into Someone Else's Corvette and Tries to Claim It as His I think somebody may have misunderstood how squatter’s rights work. That somebody is a Vancouver man who climbed into a parked Corvette C7 with an open roof, sat in the driver’s seat, and claimed the car was his. The owner of the car, and later the V...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Dow Climbs Above Record Closing Level The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed above its record closing level in intraday trading Friday, on pace to add to a winning week for U.S. stocks....
17:26, 06/21/2019

RealReal Climbs in Trading Debut Online marketplace RealReal’s shares soared in its first day of trading, following a wave of technology companies entering the public markets this year....
18:39, 06/28/2019

Penske's Logano survives overtime shootout for NASCAR Michigan win Team Penske's Joey Logano survived a two-lap shootout to score a dominant win at Michigan and take the NASCAR Cup Series points' lead with his second win of the season...
09:13, 06/11/2019

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the country's oil and gas output, negotiators said on Tuesday....
00:52, 06/04/2019

MTA hiring consultant to crack down on payroll amid overtime fiasco The MTA will hire an outside consultant to review of its payroll systems amid outrage over extraordinary overtime bills filed by some employees at the Long Island Rail Road....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Plants are working overtime to offset effects of climate change We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste and cleaning up after ourselves and, on a related note, we’re really good at producing carbon as a ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Tsitsipas works overtime to reach Queen's quarter-finals Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a day of shocks at the Queen's Club grasscourt championships as he claimed two victories on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals....
20:52, 06/20/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Caught On Cam: Bobcat Climbs Power Pole A bobcat that somehow found itself perched on top of a utility pole along Florida’s Interstate 75 is back on the ground. The bobcat was spotted atop the pole Thursday morning. Wildlife officials originally planned to wait for the animal to clim...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Copper Climbs as Some Trade Fears Ease Copper prices rose, boosted by hopes of easing trade tensions following news that the Trump administration had decided not to impose tariffs on auto imports....
22:13, 05/15/2019

S&P 500 climbs toward record high, earnings in focus The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon later this week....
22:39, 07/22/2019

U.S. manufacturing output climbs for second month in June U.S. manufacturing output accelerated in June, climbing for the second straight month, thanks in large part to increased production of motor vehicles and parts....
16:13, 07/16/2019

NBA playoffs: Raptors strike back against Bucks in double-overtime thriller Milwaukee lead Eastern Conference finals 2-1 despite lossBrilliant Kawhi Leonard leads way for Toronto with 36 pointsKawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday nigh...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually every stage of their lives. One of its newest obse...
21:52, 06/14/2019

Norway unions, rig owners to work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners will extend pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to prevent the outbreak of a strike, negotiators said late on Thursday....
03:52, 06/28/2019

Trump administration overtime rule revamp expected in early fall The Trump administration's controversial revamp of federal overtime rules, which is expected to cover fewer workers than a version of the rule advanced by the Obama administration, will be announced in the early fall, according to a Labor Department ...
07:52, 07/30/2019

Feds probe MTA overtime king Thomas Caputo and other LIRR workers Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed pay records for a recently retired Long Island Rail Road official who has emerged as the MTA reigning overtime king — as well as more than a dozen other workers at the LIRR and New York City Transit, a...
22:39, 05/17/2019

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Cen...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Oakland cops collected $30M in overtime pay last year; one officer logged 2,600 OT hours Oakland police officers logged more than $30 million in overtime pay last year despite more than 80 percent of cases missing proper documentation thanks to a system that has virtually no oversight....
13:13, 06/13/2019

Joey Logano dominates at Michigan before winning rescheduled race in overtime How the FireKeepers Casino 400, the 15th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Monday at Michigan International Speedway.       ...
04:39, 06/11/2019

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
14:26, 07/07/2019

4 More Bodies Recovered, Flood Toll Climbs To 58 In Karnataka With the recovery of four bodies in Hassan district, the toll in the devastating floods and incessant rains in parts of Karnataka has gone up to 58, authorities said on Wednesday....
14:13, 08/14/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man climbs iconic structure The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Monday and surrounding streets blocked off after a man was seen scaling the iconic landmark in the heart of Paris. “The Eiffel Tower is currently closed until further notice. We kindly advise our visitors to postpone th...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Death toll in capsized Philippine ferries climbs to 31 The death toll from the capsize of three Philippine ferries in bad weather rose to 31 on Sunday as rescuers found more bodies, a coast guard official said....
14:00, 08/04/2019

Subaru first-quarter profit climbs 48% on strong U.S. SUV sales Subaru Corp reported a 48% increase in first-quarter operating profit on Monday as global sales grew, led by demand for the Ascent and Forester SUVs in the United States....
07:26, 08/05/2019

Toddler climbs on airport baggage conveyor belt A 2-year-old hopped on a baggage conveyor belt at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He broke his hand during the incident.       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11 Sudanese activists say at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
21:26, 07/01/2019

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
10:39, 07/20/2019

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese activist says at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule. Nazim Sirraj told The Associated Press on Monday that three bod...
13:13, 07/01/2019

Wall Street climbs more than 1% after China moves on yuan U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, easing concerns that currencies would be the next weapon in the U.S.-China trade war....
16:52, 08/07/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll...
08:13, 05/17/2019

Corona brewer's stock climbs after earnings beat Shares of Constellation Brands rose Friday after the Corona brewer reported earnings that topped Wall Street's estimates and boosted its fiscal 2020 outlook as its beer sales continue to fuel growth....
15:39, 06/28/2019

Bulgaria's Georgieva climbs from communism to IMF head hopeful Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after years of experience at its twin organization the World Bank....
23:26, 08/02/2019

Extra Cool Mom Climbs Mt. Rushmore Barefoot, Gets Busted Last Friday, Alexandria Incontro from Omaha, Nebraska, very nearly free-soloed Mt. Rushmore, making it 15 feet from the top before she was persuaded to give up on her attempt by a park ranger. According to the Rapid City Journal, visitors reported se...
02:13, 07/18/2019

LIRR overtime ‘cheat’ hung out at home on the clock, retired with full pension anyway A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post. But he was allowed to retire before he cou...
10:26, 07/10/2019

Long Island track worker logs more than $255G in overtime hours: report A Long Island Rail Road track worker brought home more than $255,000 last year by working what officials say was a dangerous amount of overtime hours on top of his base pay.  ...
16:26, 04/30/2019

MTA workers’ union rejects ‘insulting’ proposals for fewer vacation days, less overtime Amid looming deficits and ballooning overtime bills, the MTA wants to change workers’ contracts to cut back on their vacation days and overtime, new documents show. Transport Workers Union Local 100, its largest union, posted the transit agency...
22:52, 08/20/2019

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While ther...
04:26, 08/10/2019

Trail Blazers outlast Nuggets in historic quadruple-overtime playoff thriller Blazers win first quadruple-overtime playoff game since 1953CJ McCollum finishes with game-high 41 points in 60 minutesBucks prevail 123-116 over Celtics to take 2-1 series advantageCJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney H...
08:52, 05/04/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's prison guards: 1 not a regular officer and both were working overtime, report says In the hours before accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide early Saturday morning, the two corrections officers assigned to watch over the disgraced financier in a special unit of New York City's federal lockup were reportedly in t...
05:26, 08/13/2019

Trail Blazers outlast Nuggets in record-tying 4-overtime thriller to take 2-1 lead The Trail Blazers took a 2-1 lead on the Nuggets by claiming a 140-137 win in the longest NBA playoff game since 1953.        ...
23:39, 05/04/2019

Explosive MTA overtime report leads to epic shouting match at board meeting Labor leaders and a close ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo dueled over the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s bombshell examination of its soaring overtime tab Friday, trading barbs over the causes of the agency’s runaway labor costs. The f...
18:00, 08/17/2019

Watch: Pat Maroon sends Blues to Western Conference final with overtime goal St. Louis forward Pat Maroon was the hero again as the Blues advanced to the Western Conference final with a double overtime win over the Dallas Stars....
19:26, 05/08/2019

Labor Department sends White House proposal for limited overtime expansion The Labor Department sent a proposed rewrite of the federal regulations covering overtime to the White House Monday for final approval, according to Trump administration officials....
14:13, 08/13/2019

‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MT...
22:39, 06/05/2019

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said....
17:26, 05/15/2019

GRAINS-Corn climbs to near 2-year high on U.S. planting delays Chicago corn futures rose more than 2% on Tuesday, climbing to a near 2-year high as forecasts for heavy rains across key U.S. growing areas threatened to further delay planting. Wheat rose to its highest since February, driven up by short-coveri...
08:52, 05/28/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
23:13, 06/13/2019

Oklahoma: two dead after possible tornado as storms death toll climbs Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’Officials said two people died after a possible tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. ...
18:00, 05/26/2019

Oil Climbs on Report Saudi Arabia Won't Rush to Lift Supply Oil prices climbed following a report that Saudi Arabia won’t rush to lift output following the end of waivers that allowed some countries to buy Iranian crude....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Giro d'Italia: Ilnur Zakarin climbs into contention with stage 13 win Mikel Landa impresses as Jan Polanc stays in pinkSimon Yates struggles and loses major time gapsRussia’s Ilnur Zakarin powered to victory in the 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia, the first mountain test for the overall contenders, while favourites Pri...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
23:00, 06/18/2019

METALS-London copper climbs as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions London copper prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased some trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. On Thursday, the U.S. government had added Huawei and 68 entities to an export blacklis...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 40 At least 40 people died Sunday when a Russian plane burst into flames during a dramatic emergency landing, officials said. The Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100, also called the Superjet, bounced onto the runway of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport as giant flames ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenaged tennis burnout. Instead, her instincts helped her make a detour, one that paid off with her first Grand Slam tit...
21:39, 06/08/2019

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following Iran's seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices....
06:00, 07/22/2019

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space research agency, which the government has attacked as misleading and harmful to the national interest....
07:00, 08/06/2019

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand cast a cloud....
02:26, 07/20/2019

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
05:39, 06/15/2019

Blistering audit blames MTA overtime crisis on poor time-keeping, cushy contracts MTA brass turned a blind eye to the agency’s out-of-control overtime spending for nearly a decade — failing to tackle cushy union contracts that fuel costs or upgrade archaic paper time-keeping systems, a blistering new audit found. ̶...
23:52, 08/15/2019

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime to reach NCAA championship game The Virginia Cavaliers rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend the Duke Blue Devils and advance to the NCAA        ...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Portland Trail Blazers outlast Denver Nuggets 140-137 in historic quadruple overtime Game 3 Rodney Hood hit the key 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 140-137 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Epstein’s prison guards worked extreme overtime shifts morning of his death: Source Guards on Jeffrey Epstein's unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide, a person familiar with the jail's operations told The Associated Press....
15:27, 08/12/2019

Stanley Cup Final: Carl Gunnarsson lifts Blues past Bruins in overtime of Game 2 Carl Gunnarsson scores his first career playoff goal in overtime as St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 2 to tie Stanley Cup Final.        ...
06:52, 05/30/2019

Watch: Mystery Man Climbs 1,000-Foot-Tall London Building With No Ropes Some people find it hard to get motivated on a Monday. Others are already halfway up London's tallest building by 5 a.m. - seemingly without a rope or harness....
17:26, 07/08/2019

Wall St. climbs as jobs data supports upbeat economic outlook U.S. stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April coupled with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Sherpa mountaineer has extended his record for successful climbs of Mount Everest with his 24th ascent of the world’s highest peak. Nepal Department of Tourism official Mira Acharya said guide Kami Rita reached the top...
08:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. stocks bounce back; dollar climbs on GDP data, upbeat earnings The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit fresh intraday highs and the dollar reached a two-month peak on Friday as strong economic data and a stream of upbeat earnings reports stoked investor sentiment....
21:52, 07/26/2019

Oil climbs 3% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over...
12:39, 06/22/2019

After Mount Everest, 9-Year-Old Pune Boy Climbs Africa's Highest Mountain Most nine-year-olds would find it difficult to even put a finger on Mount Kilimanjaro on a map, but not Advait Bhartia, who recently scaled the the highest free-standing mountain in the world....
14:13, 08/14/2019

Oil climbs, shaking off Trump calls for OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices edged higher on Monday, as the market attempted to resume a weeks-long rally that was halted on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran....
21:26, 04/29/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
06:39, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard saves Raptors' season in double-overtime Game 3 win over Bucks Kawhi Leonard put forth another memorable NBA playoff performance in the Toronto Raptors' double-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3.        ...
10:13, 05/20/2019

Virginia rallies, upends Duke in double overtime; Yale returns to NCAA championship game Virginia rallied late and scored in double overtime to upend Duke and advance to the NCAA title game, where it will face defending champion Yale.        ...
13:13, 05/26/2019

Kami Rita Sherpa Creates Record Again, Climbs Mt Everest For 24th Time Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa yet again climbed the world's highest mountain today morning....
07:52, 05/21/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.       ...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
04:26, 07/07/2019

Starbucks climbs on strong earnings, raised full-year outlook (SBUX) Mark Makela/Reuters Starbucks released third-quarter 2019 earnings Thursday that beat analyst expectations. The performance prompted the company to raise its full-year outlook again after raising it in the second-quarter. Shares of the coffee giant...
10:52, 07/26/2019

Brad's Hall of Fame - Bradley Wiggins picks his five favourite climbs in cycling "Eurosport\u0027s Bradley Wiggins names his top 5 climbs in cycling. Alpe d\u0027Huez obviously makes the cut, but which others are in Wiggo\u0027s selection."...
15:13, 06/01/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
13:00, 05/24/2019

2-year-old climbs on Atlanta airport conveyor belt, ends up in luggage room A 2-year-old hopped on a baggage conveyor belt at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He broke his hand during the incident.        ...
19:13, 07/25/2019

Wall St. climbs as weak private jobs data boost rate cut hopes Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and hopes grew that the United States and Mexico would reach an agreement to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown The African Union Peace and Security Council suspended Sudan from its activities Thursday after the death toll from a military crackdown on protesters climbed to more than 100....
23:52, 06/06/2019

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday....
10:52, 07/15/2019

SoftBank Corp first-quarter profit climbs 4% as mobile user numbers grow Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Monday its operating profit in the quarter ended June rose 4%, in line with estimates, as the number of mobile users grew....
10:39, 08/05/2019

Bobcat climbs up Florida electrical pole, triggering epic rescue caught on video A closer look at the animal perched atop an electrical pole on Alligator Alley in Collier County confirms that it was a bobcat, and not a Florida panther.        ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

UK's richest musicians: Ed Sheeran climbs charts as his wealth doubles to £160m in past year Ed Sheeran has climbed the charts of the UK's richest musicians after his wealth doubled in the last year, but he has a long way to go to catch up with the likes of Sir Paul McCartney....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River, bri...
01:26, 05/26/2019

Don't Get Too Excited About the S&P 500 Hitting 3,000 The S&P 500 hit 3,000 for the first time ever on July 10. And while it was a temporary boost of just a few hours, it was a big moment for watchers of this index. The moment was good news for investors, but not for the reason you might think....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Behind the Yankees’ very necessary hitting renaissance ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — How much by design, and how much by accident? We’ll need the Yankees season to play out some more in order to determine that. But there’s no denying a major reason why this team has proven able to overcome so many injuries: The...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Kurt Busch wins NASCAR Cup race at Kentucky after a wild overtime battle with Kyle Busch Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch put on a show, but it was elder brother Kurt who won the race and gave Chevrolet its first Cup Series win at Kentucky.       ...
15:39, 07/14/2019

Hitting the Books: When better living through technology isn't enough Welcome to Engadget's newest series, Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on sci...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Hitting the Books: How big tech might monopolize AI Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
06:39, 08/18/2019

Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off "Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner."...
18:39, 05/24/2019

Promoted: Hitting the right note at the French GP Since Liberty Media took over the reins of Formula 1, its pursuit to create 21 'Superbowl-style' grands prix has led to an explosion in both the number and high-profile nature of the music acts supporting the race weekends. Motorsport Live looks at w...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite risi...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Rangers 3B Cabrera suspended for hitting ump with equipment ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera plans to appeal a four-game suspension from Major League Baseball for throwing equipment on the field that hit an umpire. MLB handed down the suspension Friday, a day after umpire c...
00:13, 06/22/2019

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
05:39, 05/23/2019

Real or not? Vintage Pujols was about as good as hitting gets Don't worry about the relevance of RBIs or let his present value fool you. Albert Pujols knocking in 2,000 runs is a testament to his fantastic career....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Video shows McGregor hitting man in Dublin bar In a video from April that was obtained by TMZ Sports, Conor McGregor is shown pumping his fist in the air before throwing a jab at a man seated at a bar in Ireland....
16:13, 08/15/2019

Iron-Ore Prices Have Surged Almost 70%, Hitting Steelmakers Iron-ore prices have soared by more than 68% this year, a resurgence driven by falling supplies that has led to challenging times once again for steel mills that use the material....
18:13, 07/10/2019

A-Rod on new Hall of Famer Edgar Martinez: 'He would have a Ph.D. in hitting' To begin a first-person series about the 2019 Hall of Fame class, Alex Rodriguez explains what made Edgar Martinez a great hitter and how the Mariners icon influenced him as a mentor....
14:00, 07/18/2019

Tennis: Pliskova hopes hitting with Halep will pay off Second seed Karolina Pliskova wants to ensure she is battle-ready when the French Open begins by choosing reigning champion Simona Halep as her pre-tournament practice partner....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Hitting the Books: Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around Welcome, dear readers, to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technol...
19:52, 05/11/2019

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
12:52, 06/19/2019

Hitting the gym makes esports athletes more successful When you think of the daily life of an esports player, you might imagine something sedate. Professional gamers, by definition, sit at computers and work to hone their talents by staring at a screen and clicking buttons. But, as many of them will be q...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought-provoking books on science and technology we can find...
21:13, 05/25/2019

'French Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong building A Frenchman known for carrying out several unauthorized climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-story building in Hong Kong as a protest.        ...
22:13, 08/16/2019

Hitting the Books: How legendary hackers wound up working for the CIA Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
12:26, 08/11/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
19:39, 07/27/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
02:52, 05/19/2019

My friends’ husbands keep hitting on me. How can I stop them? | Dear Mariella It’s reassuring to know that our allure doesn’t fade with age, says Mariella, and while it may actually be the opposite, it’s hard to know what’s prompted this epidemic of lustThe dilemma I’m a 60-year-old grey-haired woman, reasonably fit and not ug...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Franklin hitting form when it matters in Olympic countdown "Riding waves is Mallory Franklin\u0027s day job but the slalom canoeist feels she\u0027s clambering on the crest of form at just the right time ahead of next year\u0027s Olympics in Tokyo."...
15:26, 07/26/2019

Hitting the Books: We won't colonize space without a Weyland-Yutani Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Hitting the road July 4th? Here are 4 reasons you'll pay more when you fill up. As July 4th nears, gas prices are rising. It's an unexpected reversal because fuel was expected to steadily drop this summer. Here's why it hasn't.       ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Tesla car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow The driver said he was in a drive assistance mode but still holding the steering wheel when the car crashed into the stationary tow truck that he had not noticed....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arr...
09:39, 06/06/2019

Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050 Thirty people aged 15-24 will assess how commitment made by Theresa May should be implementedYoung people will advise ministers on how the UK should meet the target of ending carbon emissions by 2050, to which prime minister Theresa May committed the...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Driver Killed After Hitting Utility Pole Near Harrodsburg MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was killed when a car skidded on a wet road and crashed in Mercer County. It happened Thursday on Perryville Road near Rose Lane, about two miles outside of Harrodsburg. Investigators say the car slid off...
14:13, 05/31/2019

India's Sugar Production Seen Hitting Record Levels Years of bumper cane harvests and record sugar production have hammered domestic sugar prices, making it hard for mills to pay monies owed to farmers, who form an influential voting bloc....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Mets not ruling out an all-lefty hitting outfield this season LOS ANGELES — Jeff McNeil and Dominic Smith in the same lineup against right-handers could be an intriguing option for the Mets, but can they make it happen? As it stands, McNeil is on the injured list rehabbing from a strained hamstring, so team off...
15:13, 05/31/2019

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
16:26, 07/12/2019

Georgia officer charged with hitting homeless woman A prosecutor has announced felony charges against an Atlanta-area police officer who was captured on video hitting a homeless woman inside a convenience store....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Rally Finland WRC: Meeke retires from third after hitting rock Toyota World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke is out of Rally Finland with broken suspension after hitting a rock during on the Saturday morning loop...
11:26, 08/03/2019

Trump hitting Mexico with 5% tariff in response to migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 1...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery....
18:26, 06/12/2019

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game)...
12:13, 06/06/2019

Hitting the Books: The slow death of the strategy guide Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth by up to a third this year....
18:52, 05/24/2019

2-way player McKay making hitting debut with Rays Tampa Bay Rays two-way player Brendan McKay set to make hitting debut 2 days after winning first appearance as starting pitcher       ...
00:13, 07/02/2019

Indonesian planters see drought hitting palm oil output Leading palm oil players in Indonesia see production growth being hit in the short to medium term, as the world's top grower of the edible oil faces drought across major planting regions that is expected to delay fruit ripening and lower output....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Storms and sweltering heat seen hitting U.S. South on Memorial Day Sweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the U.S. southern Plains and southeastern states on Memorial Day after a spate of deadly tornadoes and flooding in the region....
17:39, 05/27/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
06:39, 07/20/2019

Pete Alonso keeps hitting homers after donating Derby winnings On a day when he already donated $100,000 to charity, Pete Alonso also cashed in for the Mets — fittingly with a home run. Both of Alonso’s grandfathers served in the military. On his mom’s side, a marine, and on his dad’s side, an intelligence agent...
12:13, 07/27/2019

Jos Buttler a doubt for West Indies game after he injures hip hitting six • Jonny Bairstow takes over gloves against Bangladesh• Eoin Morgan says Jason Roy may have Test futureEoin Morgan moved to play down fears over Jos Buttler’s fitness but admitted his vice-captain will not be risked against West Indies on Friday if th...
05:13, 06/09/2019

Video shows a Model 3 on Autopilot swerve out of the way to avoid hitting an SUV Over the past few years, we’ve seen a marked increase in the number of videos depicting Tesla’s Autopilot feature assume control of a car and maneuver out of potentially dangerous situations. This shouldn’t come as much of a surpris...
10:13, 05/29/2019

China's new tariffs are hitting US farmers at 'every single angle,' economist says China's retaliatory tariff hike on U.S. goods hits American farmers at "every single angle," Michael Nepveux, an economist at American Farm Bureau Federation, told CNBC Tuesday....
14:26, 05/14/2019

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and wounding two others hours after Israeli attacks in southern Syria killed three soldiers and wounded seven...
00:39, 06/03/2019

‘I Love Lucy’ is hitting the big screen for Lucille Ball’s birthday Attention all “I Love Lucy” fans still cruising the channels for reruns: five uncut episodes of the classic TV sitcom will hit the big screen this summer for one night only. In honor of iconic slapstick comedian Lucille Ball’s 108th birthday, “...
21:13, 06/05/2019

YouTube star accidentally uploads video of her hitting, spitting on dog YouTuber Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after a video of her hitting her dog was accidentally uploaded to her channel.        ...
09:13, 08/09/2019

Petrucci "very, very scared" of hitting Ducati team-mate Dovizioso Danilo Petrucci was "very, very scared" of hitting his Ducati MotoGP team-mate Andrea Dovizioso while attacking him for second in the French Grand Prix at Le Mans...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Daredevil breaks cycling speed record, hitting 174mph A British man has broken a cycling speed record, hurtling down a runway at over 174 miles per hour (280 km/h) on a custom-made bike in what he called the "biggest rush you'll ever experience."...
19:00, 08/19/2019

How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? We examine some of the fiercest punchers in heavyweight history and wonder if Deontay Wilder is the biggest of the lot The post How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Genetically modified salmon could be hitting restaurant tables next year NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds in indoor tanks, they could be served in restaurants by late ne...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
22:52, 06/12/2019

YouTube star under investigation for hitting, spitting on her dog in a prank video Brooke Houts is under investigation for animal abuse after accidentally uploading a disturbing video that showed her hitting and spitting on her dog.        ...
09:13, 08/09/2019

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Liberal Media Scream: CNN says hitting Trump ‘is true patriotism’ This week’s Liberal Media Scream features CNN’s media critic calling on journalists to rap President Trump. “That is true patriotism,” said Brian Stelter....
22:39, 07/22/2019

Hurts So Good: UK rides HBPs, Timely Hitting to Impressive Win LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky baseball team may be bruised but it certainly wasn’t battered, using eight hit by pitch to fuel a 7-4 victory over Michigan in the final non-conference home game of the season at Kentucky Proud Park on Tuesday night. Wi...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Chronic wounds: the hidden health crisis hitting 2m Britons The NHS spends £5bn a year treating chronic wounds, mostly caused by injury or surgery. The numbers affected are rising fast – so why is this such a low priority?‘I got a little scar, an ulcer, but I thought nothing of it.” Lauren Brimble recalls the...
03:26, 07/30/2019

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 win over the light-hitting, light-scoring Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Giolito ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Off-duty firefighter accused of hitting cyclist with muscle car turns himself in Brauley De La Rosa, of Yonkers, turned himself in to the 10th Precinct and was charged with reckless endangerment and aggravated unlicensed operator, both misdemeanors, after being told he was wanted for questioning....
03:00, 06/11/2019

1-year-old boy dies when golf cart overturns after hitting pothole A baby boy died when a golf cart he and six members of his family were riding in struck a pothole and overturned near the Trump National Golf Club in North Carolina, according to cops. The accident in Moorseville on Sunday night caused the cart, whic...
13:52, 05/28/2019

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cow's Long-Range Turd Hitting Its Mark This dairy farmer knew that the cow needed to crap. You can see his hesitation as he stopped working and stood back so it could let loose. But Bessie saved him a little extra in the chamber....
21:13, 05/22/2019

Tesla electric car catches fire after hitting tow truck in Moscow A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided....
17:53, 08/11/2019

Iran: Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.00pm BST Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to increase transpa...
22:39, 06/24/2019

Venezuela pulls CNN after network’s footage of a truck hitting protesters CNN was yanked off the air Tuesday in Venezuela — about a minute after it aired footage of government tanks plowing into a crowd of protesters, the news agency said. “DirecTV, Net Uno, Intercable, and Telefónica all received orders from V...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Explainer: How hard-hitting are U.S. Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces the prospect on Wednesday of a vote by a U.S. House committee to hold him in "contempt of Congress." What does that mean?...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Russia: Plane crash-lands after hitting flock of birds A Ural Airlines plane carrying over 200 people managed to land in a cornfield near a Moscow airport after a flock of birds hit the plane's engines. The pilot and crew have been hailed as heroes for saving the passengers....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Hitting the Books: Gravity's mystery may prove our multiverse exists Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
02:52, 07/14/2019

Why Stocks Are Hitting Records as Economic Fears Rise: ‘There Is No Alternative’ Markets now have echoes of the mid-2010s, when central banks around the world were holding interest rates so low investors had little choice but to buy stocks....
03:52, 07/12/2019

Eoin Morgan’s six-hitting spree has got England buzzing, says Joe Root • Batsman unsurprised by Morgan’s 17 sixes against Afghanistan• ‘It gives the dressing room a huge amount of confidence’Eoin Morgan claimed his six-hitting spree against Afghanistan went beyond his wildest dreams but, for Joe Root, who watched all bu...
20:13, 06/19/2019

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
06:39, 06/04/2019

Mexico murder rate spirals out of control, hitting 94 killings a day Mexico saw a record number of murders in the first six months of the year, with an average 94 killings each day, according to figures from the Secretariat of Security and Citizens Protection....
21:26, 07/05/2019

Drunk driver gets up to 9 years for fatally hitting co-worker in Brooklyn Leonel Ortega-Flores pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in Brooklyn Supreme Court earlier this month and was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison....
05:52, 08/16/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
00:52, 05/23/2019

With 150 million users, Brainly raises $30 million to expand its social learning platform in the U.S. Brainly, which claims 150 million monthly users globally, has raised $30 million to expand its P2P learning platform in the U.S. and elsewhere.Read More...
16:39, 07/25/2019

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Cybersecurity firm Siemplify raises $30 million, brings total to $58 million U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million....
14:39, 05/20/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
23:00, 06/14/2019

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
16:13, 08/16/2019

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
00:13, 06/15/2019

Donald Trump Signs "Hard-Hitting Sanctions" Against Iran's Ayatollah The United States imposed sanctions Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military chiefs, tightening pressure on the country that President Donald Trump threatened......
21:26, 06/24/2019

Idiot Portsmouth Fan Arrested For Hitting Sunderland Player Who Fell Into The Stands In the lower levels of English soccer, fans often are nasty, brutish, and short-tempered. We saw evidence of this in March when an idiot stormed the field mid-game to sucker-punch a player, and we saw even more yesterday, when a Portsmouth fan punche...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Pitching Pitbull: The start-ups hitting Miami Beach for a chance to woo the superstar At the eMerge Americas conference in Miami, start-ups from around the world compete for a chance to pitch their breakthrough business ideas to Pitbull, the American rap star and entrepreneur....
21:52, 04/29/2019

An Easter Egg In Half-Life: Decay Can Only Be Found After Hitting A Corpse 600 Times Some secrets in video games are found after hitting a hidden button or jumping out of a certain area. Sometimes you can find a secret by just doing nothing, which is the case in Far Cry 4. But in Half-Life: Decay, to find a small Easter egg you will ...
05:00, 07/06/2019

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart hitting several people before getting arrested NBC — A Florida man is caught on video driving a golf cart through a Walmart store, as people scramble to get out of the way. Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies say 56-year-old Michael Dale Hudson was driving the golf cart into the st...
05:39, 08/09/2019

Spain sees tourist arrivals hitting fresh record this summer The number of international visitors to Spain is expected to break a record this summer, marking the seventh straight year of new highs, Industry Minister Reyes Maroto said on Wednesday....
14:13, 07/03/2019

New architects' report shows how the trade war is hitting commercial real estate A key indicator for the commercial real estate market is showing signs of weakness, and uncertainty in the economy over the trade war and interest rates may be to blame....
23:39, 08/21/2019

Hitting clean air targets 'could stop 67,000 child asthma cases a year' Staying within WHO pollution limits would prevent 11% of new diagnoses, study saysAlmost 67,000 new cases of asthma in children across 18 European countries could be prevented every year if levels of tiny particulates polluting the air are cut to rec...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20% rise in revenue on Thursday in its first quarterly report as a public company, in line with the ride-hailing service's forecasts....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Bryce Harper puts on show in front of new Phillies hitting coach PHILADELPHIA — Hittin’ season has arrived for the Philadelphia Phillies. J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel’s first game as hitting coach, ruining Col...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Frankfurt's 'dark day' leaves dream season in danger of hitting the rocks A 6-1 thrashing by a rival for a top-four finish threw the Europa League semi-finalists into a panic at the worst possible timeAn emphatic result feels as if it should be a definitive, a full stop either positively or negatively. Eintracht Frankfurt ...
14:39, 05/06/2019

Phillies File Lawsuit To Prevent Phanatic From Hitting Free Agency The Philadelphia Phillies filed a lawsuit on Friday against the New York company that created the team’s beloved mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, after the company threatened to make the Phanatic a “free agent” if a contract signed in 1984 was not restr...
12:39, 08/05/2019

Coach Of Passenger Train Derails After Hitting Buffalo In Andhra Pradesh A coach of a passenger train derailed near the Vadlamannadu railway station in Andhra Pradesh after hitting a buffalo on Tuesday evening, an official said....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Travis Barker slams Echosmith drummer, 20, for hitting up his 13-year-old daughter Echosmith drummer Graham Sierota, 20, is apologizing for sending inappropriate messages to Travis Barker’s 13-year-old daughter, Alabama.        ...
04:13, 08/02/2019

Gwalior Cop Caught On Camera Hitting Woman With Child Inside Station A shocking videoshowing an as-yet-unidentified Madhya Pradesh police officer repeatedly beating a womanwith a lathi has emerged. The attack is believed to have taken place inside the Gwalior Railway......
13:26, 05/09/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is e...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Charlie Manuel, 75, returns to Philadelphia Phillies' bench as hitting coach The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday announced they re-hired former manager Charlie Manuel to take over as the team’s hitting coach replacing John Mallee....
13:00, 08/14/2019

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital during an Israeli air raid in Syria....
14:00, 07/02/2019

"Restraint Limited": Trump Imposes New "Hard-Hitting" Sanctions On Iran The Trump administration targeted Iran's supreme leader with new sanctions on Monday, using one of the few tools available to punish Iran for downing a US drone after President Donald Trump took......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Hitting the Books: Your personal data makes the digital world go round Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
00:39, 05/19/2019

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
11:00, 08/16/2019

US skyscrapers kill 600 million -- yes, million -- birds every year Around 600 million birds die every year in the United States after striking tall buildings -- with Chicago, Houston and Dallas being especially deadly, according to research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Health Catalyst Aims to Raise $150 Million to $200 Million in IPO Health-data company Health Catalyst Inc.’s initial public offering will bring one of the first digital-health companies to public markets as technology startups race to list shares....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
05:52, 07/16/2019

Man accused of intentionally hitting family of ducks playing in puddle in Florida neighborhood LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) – People living in a Largo neighborhood are upset after seeing a truck plow through a puddle while a mother duck and her ducklings were playing in the water, killing two of the birds. Police say the man behind the wheel ran the bir...
06:39, 08/15/2019

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
23:26, 06/05/2019

Thrill to the Charming Music Made by Hot Wheels Mustangs Hitting Xylophone Keys Humans have been making music for thousands of years, and yet somehow it has taken us until the year of our Great Camshaft two thousand and one score less one until someone has figured out you can make sweet, sweet music by running Hot Wheels into xy...
00:26, 06/02/2019

Florida police officer uses his body to stop rolling car from hitting elderly owner (WESH/NBC News) Security footage shows a Florida police officer leaping into action to save an elderly driver from her own car. The video shows a police officer getting into his cruiser at a Leesburg gas station as a woman who’d parked next to ...
09:52, 06/20/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.       ...
22:26, 06/27/2019

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent w...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Aaron Judge finally finds his power stroke: ‘Tired of hitting singles’ Aaron Judge hadn’t homered since July 20 before Sunday’s series finale against the Red Sox. “I’m not too concerned about home run numbers,’’ Judge said before the game. “They’ll come. The minute you try to hit them, you get into trouble. It’ll come.”...
14:39, 08/05/2019

Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era One of a kind - Alex Daley pays tribute to the late Jock Taylor The post Jock Taylor – a hard-hitting, crowd-pleasing light-heavyweight from a golden era appeared first on Boxing News....
18:13, 06/10/2019

China says first-half growth sets good foundation for hitting 2019 GDP target China's first-half economic growth of 6.3% was "hard-won" and laid a good foundation for achieving a full-year growth target of between 6% and 6.5%, a spokesman for the country's statistics bureau said on Monday....
10:52, 07/15/2019

Racist texts from border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck revealed A US Customs and Border Patrol agent accused of hitting a Guatemalan man with a truck in 2017 and then lying about the incident called migrants “disgusting subhuman s–t unworthy of being kindling for a fire” just weeks earlier, federal prosecut...
02:26, 05/21/2019

Trump signs executive order delivering 'hard-hitting' sanctions against Iran President Trump struck back Monday at Iran by issuing “hard-hitting” financial sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates. ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Huawei executive shares video of the foldable Mate X hitting a 5G dataspeed benchmark After Huawei was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List, the future of the foldable Huawei Mate X got a lot less clear. Last month, Google removed the Mate X and the Huawei P30 Pro from the Android.com website. Huawei claims that it has...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
18:26, 07/01/2019

MTA worker jumps onto live subway track, stops train from hitting woman MTA worker Anthony Mannino went from signal maintainer to hero on Wednesday — jumping onto a live track to stop a train from hitting a woman in Brooklyn, sources said. Mannino was on a job near the Newkirk Plaza Q station around 10:30 a.m. when...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Michigan woman, 82, reportedly flips vehicle after swerving to avoid hitting squirrel An 82-year-old Michigan driver encountered a snowball of unfortunate events on Sunday after police say she swerved to avoid hitting a squirrel in the road....
16:13, 08/06/2019

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
07:26, 06/19/2019

After hitting rock bottom, Nationals are revitalized – and a terrifying postseason opponent Washington was 12 games under .500 near the end of May, but have turned things around and find themselves in a pennant race.       ...
04:13, 08/06/2019

'It's weird, very strange': Eoin Morgan on hitting record 17 sixes for England – video England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought he could shatter a six-hitting record or blast a century with a strike rate of over 200 after pulling off both feats in as his side beat Afghanistan by 150 runs at the Cricket World Cup.Morgan clobber...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Man raped 8-year-old girl after hitting her in head with shovel, fracturing her skull: police A 29-year-old Kentucky man who has seen past charges against him dismissed in numerous cases after being declared incompetent to stand trial, is now accused of a brutal attack on an 8-year-old girl, according to reports....
13:14, 08/11/2019

RV fans embrace the warm weather of Memorial weekend by hitting the road and sharing pics Memorial Day honors soldiers who died defending the U.S. It's also the unofficial start of summer, when RV fans make the most of the weather .        ...
15:13, 05/23/2019

Stiff Competition, High Employee Cost Hitting BSNL, MTNL: Telecom Minister Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the total employee cost of MTNL and BSNL far outweighed the total employee cost for private telcos. As of May-end, BSNL had 1.63 lakh employees and MTNL had......
20:13, 06/26/2019

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart, tries to hit shoppers before hitting cash register, deputies say A Florida man is facing charges for allegedly driving a golf cart through the front doors of a Walmart Supercenter on Thursday and hitting several shoppers before crashing into a cashier register, deputies say. ...
20:13, 08/10/2019

US Open: Henrik Stenson takes part in unusual photo op after hitting fan with golf ball Henrik Stenson made up for hitting a fan in the head with a golf ball by posing for pictures with him -- lying on the ground at the U.S. Open.        ...
02:52, 06/17/2019

Heat wave shatters records in Europe, with Paris hitting all-time mark of 108.7 degrees An epic heat wave in Europe has toppled national temperature records in multiple countries, as well as some of the biggest cities in Europe. Its next target? The Arctic....
21:39, 07/25/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20% rise in revenue on Thursday in its first quarterly report as a public company, in line with the ride-hailing service's forecasts....
02:26, 05/31/2019

Watch: Pitcher Nathan Patterson signs contract with Oakland A's after hitting 90s in viral video Nathan Patterson, a 23-year-old fan, signed a contract with the Oakland A's after a video showed the pitcher throwing mid-90s fastballs while doing the speed pitch challenge at Coors Field....
00:13, 08/04/2019

Royals-White Sox Beef Gains New Life As Pitcher Tossed For Hitting Tim Anderson In The Head The beef between White Sox shortstop and good bat-flipper Tim Anderson and the Kansas City Royals reared its ugly head again Wednesday night, when Anderson was plunked in the helmet in the second inning by Royals starter Glenn Sparkman. In an effort ...
06:39, 05/30/2019

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Punchy Jonny Bairstow is hitting back after heated debate over his best role in Ashes scrap The night before this Ashes series began, England cricket's players met with some of their counterparts from 2005. Each was presented with a lapel pin to put on a smart new blazer....
06:00, 08/21/2019

You're Spending Too Much on 'Convenience' How much money do you waste each month? Have you ever tallied it up, or do you just groan at the impulse buys as they add up on your bank statement?...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
01:52, 08/06/2019

Bronny James shouted out Steph Curry after hitting a trick shot 3-pointer from the bench during warmups @Ballislife Bronny James hit a wild trick shot from his seat ahead of his younger brother Bryce James' basketball game. After hitting the shot, Bronny called out "STEPH!" leading to some fans to make jokes at LeBron's expense on Twitter. Bronny has ...
03:52, 08/17/2019

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Under Investigation for Allegedly Hitting Sheriff’s Deputy After Championship Win Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri perhaps get a little too carried away in his zeal to celebrate with his team on the court after they won their first NBA Championship Thursday night, or did an Alameda County sheriff’s deputy maybe go a littl...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Dina Asher-Smith focused on hitting her peak at World Championships after Anniversary Games disappointment Dina Asher-Smith was left frustrated after finishing second to Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100m at London's Anniversary Games, but says she is on course to peak for next month's British trials after breaking the eleven-second barrier twi...
08:00, 07/22/2019

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal government's 2019 budget deficit is slated to surpass the $1 trillion mark....
20:02, 08/13/2019

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Fed...
17:39, 07/14/2019

So, What Are You Spending Your Equifax Money On? Back in 2017, credit rating agency Equifax suffered what those in the data security business call a “catastrophic fuckup” affecting in the neighborhood of 150 million Americans, all of whom are now eligible for, on average, $125—and up to $20,000 in ...
22:26, 07/26/2019

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
18:00, 06/12/2019

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
16:00, 06/16/2019

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
17:52, 06/14/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President ...
21:00, 08/01/2019

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
12:26, 06/13/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending increased 0.4% in May, a modest gain that suggests Americans remain cautious about their finances. The Commerce Department said Friday that incomes rose 0.5% and inflation remained tame, increasing just 1.5% in the...
16:13, 06/28/2019

HS2 spending out of control, peers warn The costs of the HS2 rail service appear to be out of control and it should not go ahead without a new assessment of the business case, according to peers....
16:26, 05/16/2019

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

Why It's Worth Spending Money to Save More of It A lot of personal finance advice gets caught up in the little things—the cup of coffee you buy in the morning for $3. The streaming music subscription for $9.99 per month. Cut out these small expenses and clutch those dollar bills and you’ll save tho...
16:00, 07/03/2019

5 ways to get more back from your everyday spending Want to get back even more from your everyday spending? Here are five ways to get even more back from your everyday spending.        ...
13:52, 05/01/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Missing Spending Stimulus Weighs On U.S. Growth The U.S. economy was supposed to get a lift this year from higher government spending enacted in 2018, but so far much of that stimulus hasn’t shown up, puzzling economists....
23:26, 07/09/2019

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
15:26, 07/05/2019

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
22:13, 07/31/2019

New technologies drive military spending: SIPRI Military spending has surged across the globe, according to a new report published by SIPRI. With new advances in defense technologies, countries are spending more to gain an edge....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak...
18:26, 06/13/2019

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
06:39, 05/29/2019

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
22:13, 06/11/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about...
15:39, 06/15/2019

Apple is spending more than ever on R&D to fulfill the 'Tim Cook doctrine' Apple spent $4.2 billion on research and development in the quarter ending in June, the highest quarterly amount it has ever spent on research and development....
17:26, 08/03/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
04:13, 06/15/2019

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
03:00, 06/01/2019

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra staff at the borders....
18:39, 08/01/2019

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S. News & World Report....
22:13, 06/11/2019

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
17:26, 06/14/2019

Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has reported that its profit jumped 39 percent year-over-year in the spring quarter to a hefty $540.5 million, ...
04:39, 08/06/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
17:52, 06/25/2019

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples shoul...
11:39, 06/28/2019

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the tro...
07:00, 06/22/2019

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
17:52, 06/28/2019

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, in...
20:00, 08/07/2019

La Liga's big clubs have different outlooks after summer of spending Barcelona are fighting to maintain supremacy, Atlético have a new identity and Real Madrid’s rebuild is under threatSometimes being the best isn’t good enough and this time being second best might not be either. Being third definitely isn’t. A week a...
13:52, 08/16/2019

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit U.S. construction spending dropped in March or the first time in four months, and spending on U.S. home construction fell to the lowest level in more than two years....
18:39, 05/01/2019

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
10:52, 08/21/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
17:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and ...
16:39, 05/04/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent hig...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and fu...
16:39, 05/04/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange ...
10:26, 05/05/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume be...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Hoda Kotb says spending time with daughters matters 'more than anything' "Today" host Hoda Kotb gave an update on Haley and Hope, her daughters with Joel Schiffman, and shared plans for a new book, "I Really Needed This Today."...
03:52, 08/03/2019

Company offering $5,000 spending money for 'Shopping Specialist' A savings-finding website is offering $5,000 in spending money to a "Shopping Specialist" charged with testing out coupon codes and cash back offers....
05:26, 08/03/2019

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
22:13, 07/22/2019

2019 Beatlemania means spending $234,000 on their rarest record As everyone knows, the only way to prove that you care about an artist is to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars collecting their memorabilia. In this post-truth world, there’s no way to know for sure that someone who says they love the Beatles, f...
20:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
14:41, 08/13/2019

French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spending Two reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister...
20:13, 07/23/2019

Brexit campaigner wins appeal against over-spending fine The founder of a youth-focused pro-Brexit campaign has won an appeal against a 20,000 pound ($25,000) fine imposed by the UK electoral regulator for breaching spending rules in the 2016 referendum....
21:00, 07/19/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain and repair the country's aging highways, bridges and tunnels, but Congress still faces the tough ta...
20:39, 07/29/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages a...
13:26, 07/19/2019

Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified Spending on factories, equipment and other capital goods slowed in the first quarter among a broad cross-section of large, U.S.-listed firms, highlighting investor concerns that a key driver of economic growth is fading....
16:39, 05/19/2019

Mastercard beats profit estimates on higher spending Mastercard Inc beat Wall Street's estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a strong U.S. job market and a boom in online shopping boosted transaction volumes on the company's payment network....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Realist Klopp ‘not jealous’ of rivals’ spending power "Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his club’s transfer strategy, saying that they are not living in ‘fantasia land’ when it comes to signings this summer."...
22:13, 07/28/2019

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
00:26, 07/02/2019

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end of 2020....
13:39, 06/04/2019

Spending Deal Calms Worries, But Is Unlikely to Boost Growth A new spending deal removes a key source of uncertainty heading into a presidential election year, but it won’t translate into a big budget increase, muting its impact on economic growth....
02:39, 07/24/2019

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
22:13, 08/17/2019

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
10:13, 05/30/2019

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
22:26, 07/01/2019

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
00:52, 07/23/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
03:52, 05/14/2019

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
00:39, 07/24/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
04:26, 08/22/2019

McConnell jams Pelosi on border spending package Senate Republicans are looking to jam House Democrats on a much-needed cash infusion for the southern border, arguing the Senate’s bill is the only thing that can become law and win President Donald Trump’s signature. After a furious whipping effort...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Confident Consumers Keep Spending Amid Soft Inflation U.S. consumers continued to spend and maintained confidence heading into the summer while inflation remained soft, according to data that will likely reinforce the Federal Reserve’s expected decision to lower interest rates....
23:26, 07/30/2019

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Leaked Documents Show Some Pretty Insane Spending at the NRA We already knew the National Rifle Association was experiencing internal turmoil and financial problems as of late. But new documents leaked online shed some new light on the extent of spending by the NRA, its chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, and its...
18:52, 05/12/2019

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay perio...
18:13, 06/11/2019

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spending plans cannot be funded if the UK crashes out...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
20:13, 06/18/2019

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
22:39, 06/12/2019

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched sur...
15:13, 08/22/2019

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday....
15:26, 05/09/2019

Tokyo Olympics cut spending; sports federations unhappy TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending, under pressure from the International Olympic Committee, which has been widely criticized for pushing host cities to b...
13:39, 05/08/2019

BMW profit hit by anti-trust case, spending on technology FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker BMW says its profits fell 74 percent in the first quarter as earnings were hit by a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.6 billion) set-aside for an expected anti-trust penalty from the European Commission and by higher up-...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 ...
09:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
15:39, 04/29/2019

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ally continue to grow...
09:26, 08/15/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances was moving forward, a new report said Monday. The President’s Ina...
02:26, 05/21/2019

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. ...
05:39, 06/07/2019

These four places in Asia account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
11:39, 07/22/2019

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
16:52, 07/16/2019

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
17:26, 06/15/2019

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port S...
04:52, 05/22/2019

Wall Street spending big to protect against hacking: report Wall Street’s biggest companies are pumping more cash into cybersecurity, as the industry’s brass openly frets that hackers are the next major threat to the financial system. Financial middlemen like stock exchanges, clearinghouses and payment proces...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Cent...
07:52, 08/07/2019

My fiancé and I are spending $30,000 on our Las Vegas elopement. Here's why it's worth every penny. A couple that always dreamed of having a highly personal, non-traditional wedding is eloping in Las Vegas, but still spending $30,000. The bride explains how she still gets to put the money towards exactly what she wants, such as Gianvito Rossi thigh...
10:52, 07/26/2019

Conor McGregor is spending his retirement beating up old men in bars Conor McGregor, former two-division UFC champion and noted hater of mass transit, “retired” from the sport of MMA back in March of this year. It was the second time he had retired, as well as the second time he had retired via Twitter. Ev...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger w...
21:26, 06/22/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Will Ask For Details Of Spending On PM Modi's Rallies: Mamata Banerjee Accusing the BJP of doling out money to buy votes in the general election, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee Sunday said her party will request the poll panel to seek an......
07:26, 04/29/2019

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
23:26, 06/14/2019

Burden sharing with U.S. is about more than military spending: German conservative The United States must contribute to international efforts to protect the climate and help Europe respond to the challenge of a rising China, the German chancellor's heir apparent said, arguing that fair burden sharing went beyond military spending....
11:52, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Budget ups fire spending; no money for retrofits SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he wants to see Californians “harden” their homes to protect them from deadly wildfires. But ...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Trump says he will decide on foreign aid spending cuts within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was looking at various options for a budget package that could cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and that he would decide on the issue "sooner than a week."...
07:13, 08/21/2019

So How Much Is WeWork Spending on Kombucha Taps as it Hemorrhages Billions? WeWork, the coworking space startup, just filed paperwork detailing its financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering and boy, oh boy, does it throw away a lot of money. Read more......
21:26, 08/14/2019

Back to school spending expected to hit record heights (NBC News) The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are going to spend about $1,673 on back-to-school items this y...
08:13, 07/20/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
13:26, 05/22/2019

US construction spending was flat in April as housing fell WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects was unchanged in April as another decline in home construction was offset by a big gain in government spending on projects like highways and hospitals. The Commerce Department says the flat rea...
16:13, 06/03/2019

US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Juul targeted teens by spending over $200K on influencers E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc. went to great lengths to “convey its messaging directly to teenage children” — spending more than $200,000 and marketing to young people by recruiting online influencers, according to a new Congressional report. The...
15:39, 07/27/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
04:00, 07/22/2019

Stormi Webster Is "100% Okay" After Spending the Day In the Hospital Due to Allergic Reaction Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's little girl Stormi Webster had a bit of a health scare on Sunday. The Kylie Cosmetics owner posted a photo of Stormi sleeping and revealed that she......
10:13, 06/03/2019

Spending money like water – David Cameron’s £8,000 ‘posh tub’ The former prime minister has splashed out on a luxurious addition to his Cornish retreat – what better way to chillax as Brexit unfolds?Writing a book is hard work. Just ask David Cameron. Even though it hasn’t got a title or an exact publication da...
01:39, 05/10/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
08:13, 05/21/2019

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
19:52, 06/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
21:52, 06/14/2019

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

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
02:00, 07/11/2019

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
19:13, 06/28/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amounts....
07:13, 05/03/2019

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
16:52, 05/15/2019

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vowed to keep fighting the unprecedented cut, which university officials have warned would wreak havoc....
12:13, 07/11/2019

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal increases in defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program intended to improve healthcare for mi...
04:39, 07/14/2019

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to tradin...
03:13, 06/19/2019

Chance the Rapper's Postmates Bill Will Make You Feel Better About Your Spending Think your Postmates bill is crazy? It's probably a fraction of what Chance the Rapper has spent on the goods delivery service. The music artist has spent more than $30,000 on......
22:13, 07/26/2019

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped out the scope for extra borrowing by instead using...
03:52, 07/05/2019

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
07:52, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
10:26, 06/04/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
04:52, 06/17/2019

UK's Hammond warns PM contenders over post-Brexit spending promises Britain's finance minister challenged the two contenders to become the country's next prime minister over their promises to use room for maneuver in the public finances to increase spending after Brexit....
14:13, 07/01/2019

U.S. House set to vote Thursday on Trump-backed spending deal The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday aimed to pass legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
19:26, 07/25/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending In the week ahead, the U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
06:13, 04/29/2019

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
19:52, 07/18/2019

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
15:27, 08/12/2019

GrubHub profit misses on higher spending to fend off competition GrubHub Inc's quarterly profit missed analyst estimates on Tuesday, hit by soaring costs as the online food delivery company tries to fend off competition, sending its shares down 8% in afternoon trading....
22:13, 07/30/2019

Massive spending deal poised for House passage Thursday House Democrats plan to call up a two-year deal to lift federal budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling and they say they’ve got the votes to pass it, despite criticism from conservatives....
15:39, 07/25/2019