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German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy

Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business u...

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy

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Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well-treated" during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
01:39, 05/10/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
14:00, 05/09/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
06:26, 05/11/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
15:52, 07/09/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred a sensitive chemical to North Korea....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Perry Co. woman pleads guilty to forced labor scheme involving kids PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Perry County woman has admitted to allowing her boyfriend to force her children to work instead of going to school, under threat of severe punishment. Officials said 33-year-old Tiffany Walsh pleaded guilty Friday...
17:13, 06/30/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions....
15:13, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
00:13, 07/11/2019

Labor's entire policy agenda is up for review, Jim Chalmers tells Q&A ‘Our job now is not to engage in some year-long pity party,’ leadership aspirant saysThe Labor leadership aspirant Jim Chalmers says the party’s entire policy agenda, including its ambitious 45% emissions reduction target, could be upended in the wak...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
22:39, 07/10/2019

Watch: Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends non-prosecution deal with Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
21:13, 07/10/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
03:00, 05/30/2019

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
11:39, 07/11/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.49pm BST 2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand has ...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in undera...
00:13, 07/11/2019

German-Turkish journalist Adil Demirci forced to stay in Turkey Journalist and activist Adil Demirci was arrested in Istanbul last year and accused of being a member of the MLKP, deemed a terror group in Turkey. Demirci was in Turkey to help his mother, who is suffering from cancer....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of former President Ronald Reagan....
23:26, 05/18/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angel Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under house arrest in Italy....
19:26, 07/02/2019

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, advisers say....
22:13, 07/12/2019

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among young voters in last week's European Parliament electi...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
02:13, 05/15/2019

Now more than ever, you shouldn't be eating raw cookie dough AP/Larry Crowe The CDC recently saw backlash after warning people not to eat raw cookie dough. While many assume the potential of salmonella in raw eggs is the biggest risk when eating raw cookie dough, unbaked flour can be just as dangerous. As o...
10:52, 06/16/2019

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
07:00, 07/01/2019

Man wins $344M Powerball jackpot after playing fortune cookie numbers RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at North Caro...
10:52, 06/05/2019

'Horror movie' sex cult hid in 'cookie cutter' New York suburb: prosecutor A reputed New York sex cult whose leader is accused of holding a woman hostage and having women branded with his initials carried out his crimes in an upstate subdivision that hid a "horror movie" reality, a federal prosecutor said on Monday....
21:26, 06/17/2019

Watch Cookie Monster lead the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field Many major-league baseball teams have the crowd sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” for the stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh inning. That tradition started in Chicago, led by beloved broadcaster Harry Caray when he was still w...
20:39, 06/28/2019

Watch: Cookie Monster sings 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' at Wrigley Field The Chicago Cubs called on "Sesame Street" staple Cookie Monster to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch before completing a series against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field....
00:39, 06/29/2019

YouTuber Gave Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreo Cookie, Gets Jail Term A Spanish YouTube star, who gave a homeless man an Oreo cookie filled with toothpaste, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. He also owes $22,300 to his victim, The New York Times has reported....
14:00, 06/03/2019

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day brings free cookies and sweet savings Wednesday There are few specials for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day Wednesday, but we're filling your appetite for freebies and deals with sign-up offers.        ...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Oregon father paid for erotic massage with daughter’s Girl Scout cookie money: prosecutors An Oregon father who reported a home robbery in March admitted Monday he made it up to hide that he'd paid $700 for an erotic massage with his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie earnings, prosecutors said....
08:13, 05/21/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
00:52, 07/16/2019

Heiress And Jeans Queen Gloria Vanderbilt Dies At 95 American heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, a designer and artist who became one of the most chronicled socialites of her era, died Monday after a battle with stomach cancer, her son announced. She was 95......
08:13, 06/18/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt: farewell fashion's innovative heiress The model-turned-designer established a $100m empire that began with her signature jeans. But her personality was key to crafting that fortuneGloria Vanderbilt first ventured into the fashion world as a model. She was photographed by top names includ...
23:39, 06/17/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress and Jeans Queen, Dies at 95 Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her life as the “poor little rich girl” of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and ’80s as a designer-jeans pioneer, ...
18:39, 06/17/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95 NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the “poor little rich girl” heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and ’80s, died on Monday at 95, according to her son, CNN anc...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was eventually exposed and why her case has attracted...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after......
00:00, 05/10/2019

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the I...
01:52, 06/12/2019

Cookie Monster dominated 'Take Me Out To the Ballgame' at Cubs game Celebrities love singing during the 7th-inning stretch at Cubs games. On Thursday, the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street took over the mic.       ...
22:00, 06/28/2019

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
10:26, 06/05/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York's fashion elite to be sentenced for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends in a confetti parade of bad checks will be sentenced in a state court on Thursday after a jury convicted her last month on multiple charges of larc...
20:39, 05/09/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, New York artist, model, heiress and socialite, dies at 95 Son Anderson Cooper says she lived life ‘on her own terms’Obituary: Gloria Vanderbilt, 1924-2019Gloria Vanderbilt, an American heiress who became a successful model, designer, writer and artist, has died, her son Anderson Cooper announced on Monday o...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
04:39, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin gets 4 to 12 years in prison for high-society scam She won’t be wearing designer labels for a while. Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, who scammed her way into New York society, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison, where the fashion-obsessed diva will strut around in green jail garb. “I am ...
04:39, 05/10/2019

From New York’s fake heiress to Donald Trump, we’re living in the age of the scam | Hadley Freeman Everywhere you look, there are people who have figured out ways to game our shoddy systemUnless you are Bob Dylan in the 60s, or Bret Easton Ellis in the 90s, it is very hard to capture the zeitgeist when you are still living through it. But while I ...
16:52, 05/11/2019

NYC jury convicts phony 'heiress' Anna Sorokin of swindling friends, banks A New York court has convicted a woman on various charges after investigators said she swindled friends and vendors and defrauded banks out of thousands of dollars while pretending to be a German heiress named....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Heiress accused of faking million-dollar wedding says hubby knew it was a sham The heiress accused of faking her own million-dollar wedding as a PR stunt has emails to prove her “groom” knew their marriage wasn’t legally binding, a new court filing claims....
03:13, 05/16/2019

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner _____ RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Anna Sorokin trial: Fake heiress found guilty of fraud sentenced up to 12 years prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress and swindled tens of thousands of dollars from banks, hotels and friends has been handed a four to 12 year prison sentence by a US court....
22:52, 05/09/2019

The Disney heiress who has demanded a wealth tax on the ultra-rich and thinks private jets should be outlawed finally sets the record straight on her personal net worth Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for International Documentary Association Heiress Abigail Disney has a net worth of $120 million, she told the Financial Times. Disney has previously declined to share her net worth but has criticized wealth inequality in t...
03:39, 07/07/2019

Choco Leibniz biscuit heiress apologises over 'thoughtless' Nazi labour comments The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologised for saying the family business "did nothing wrong" in its use of forced labour under Nazi rule....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Anna Sorokin's court outfit: Meaning behind the fake heiress' dress and other famous celebrity courtroom looks 'Research has found that defendants who are more physically attractive are perceived as more credible, are acquitted more often, and receive lighter sentences'...
00:26, 05/10/2019

What Big Labor wants With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ fre...
17:39, 05/16/2019

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
21:13, 06/17/2019

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic help, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Meghan Markle Goes Into Labor The countdown is on! Meghan Markle is in labor. A frenzy ignited on Monday with Buckingham Palace's confirmation that the Duchess of Sussex is in labor with her and Prince Harry's......
15:52, 05/06/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
05:52, 05/10/2019

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices through which foreign companies that want to operate in China are induced to part with their know-h...
03:13, 06/16/2019

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
18:52, 06/18/2019

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already started thinking about booking flights....
01:13, 06/28/2019

Germany's labor costs above EU average The average cost of an hour of work in Germany has risen to €35.00, well above the EU's average. Despite a significant difference between labor costs in eastern and western Europe, the gap is shrinking....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Some GE Factories Reject Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiated the agreement last month....
17:13, 07/10/2019

Infiniti forced to move back in with parent Nissan Motor Co. last week said Infiniti's headquarters would leave Hong Kong for Japan in 2020 as part of a push to centralize and streamline operations....
10:13, 06/03/2019

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steals childhood," UNICEF's executive director said....
10:39, 06/07/2019

Three Beaten Up, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" In Assam Barely two weeks after a youth was arrested for forcing some Muslim youths to chant 'Jai Shri Ram', four miscreants in Assam's Barpeta district thrashed three Muslim youths and forced them to chant......
01:13, 07/07/2019

GE says forced to redesign part for GE9X jet engine GE Aviation has found unexpected wear in a part for its new engine for the new Boeing 777X passenger plane, forcing a delay of several months while it redesigns and tests the part, the engine maker said on Monday....
11:13, 06/17/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer’s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
20:00, 06/19/2019

CMB could be forced out of WFAN by Mike Francesa’s indecisiveness The future of WFAN’s “Carlin, Maggie & Bart” is in question, The Post has learned. In an odd situation, CMB’s status for the fall is unclear, even as they generate very strong ratings, including being tied for first in their time slot two-thirds of t...
20:39, 06/12/2019

Theresa May told: set a departure date or be forced out Senior Tory Geoffrey Clifton-Brown says lack of date will force rule changes to oust herFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is under intense pressure to formally announce a resignation date after one of her most senior backbench...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Can Trump be forced to accept electoral defeat? There have been numerous contested elections in US history, including as recently as 2000, when the Supreme Court essentially called it for George W. Bush....
14:52, 05/07/2019

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a bi...
02:39, 06/21/2019

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
11:52, 05/28/2019

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and CBOE Futures ExchangeSM (CFE®) in observance of the upcoming La...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Labor leader concedes cannot win Australian election Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten said late on Saturday evening that the Labor Party would not be able to form government and he had called conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison to congratulate him on the election result....
16:26, 05/18/2019

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading economists to question the utility of the official unemployment rate....
05:00, 07/15/2019

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.'s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration....
14:00, 06/10/2019

How Germany is preparing to digitize government and labor Germany's independent Digital Council is looking for answers to the digital future. One of the group's members tells DW why Germany is already on the right path, despite the country being known for its bureaucracy....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

Palace says royal baby almost here, Meghan in labor LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan is in labor with their first child. The palace says the 37-year-old Duchess of Sussex started labor early Monday. She and 34-year-old Harry didn’t disclose the location they ...
16:26, 05/06/2019

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) in observance of...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Surrogate Goes Into Labor Cue the Michael Scott meme: It's happening! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is reportedly going into labor. A source previously told E! News "she is due in May,"......
04:39, 05/10/2019

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither is likely. Today, we are going to have a little fun with the numbers. At the end of this item I’ll tel...
08:13, 06/11/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
19:26, 06/25/2019

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. carrier that flies the Max 8....
21:52, 06/13/2019

Nonfiction: A New Mom, Her Nannies and the Often Exploitive Labor of Motherhood “Women’s Work,” by Megan Stack, a former foreign correspondent for The Los Angeles Times, is an unflinching look at the women who maintained her home, took care of her children and allowed her to write a book....
13:39, 05/11/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
20:39, 04/29/2019

Verstappen: Formula 1 stewards forced to give certain penalties Max Verstappen believes stewards do not want to give certain penalties during Formula 1 races but are obliged to do so because of how the rulebook is worded...
17:26, 06/20/2019

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for co...
07:26, 06/16/2019

UK investigates China state TV over forced confession claim LONDON (AP) — Britain’s communications regulator says it’s investigating China’s state TV channel over a complaint about fairness and privacy. Ofcom said in a statement Wednesday it is looking into China Central Television, or CCTV....
16:52, 05/08/2019

Theresa May must resign or be forced out, says Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader calls May ‘caretaker prime minister’ after dismal council election resultsTheresa May must either resign as prime minister or her party should force her out, the former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said.Describing May ...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
14:14, 07/06/2019

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trum...
15:39, 06/19/2019

| Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Accused Of Stealing From Temple, 8-Year-Old Forced To Sit On Hot Tiles An eight-year-old boy suspected of theft was forced to sit on hot tiles as punishment at Arvi in Maharashtra's Wardha district on Saturday. He has been admitted to a local hospital with burns....
17:13, 06/17/2019

Teacher battling breast cancer forced to pay for own substitute A San Francisco community is outraged after learning a local school teacher with breast cancer is paying for her own substitute. “Parents were outraged and incredulous — like, this can’t be,” says Amanda Fried, mother of two at Glen Park Elemen...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY— Politicians convicted of felony crimes would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways—donating to sta...
15:52, 05/07/2019

‘Fame’ school principal forced out for being too focused on academics A principal at one of the city’s top high schools has been forced out — for being too focused on academics, The Post has learned. Lisa Mars, who ran La Guardia High School, an elite performing arts-based school that requires students audition to get ...
02:13, 06/25/2019

On Video, 24 Thrashed, Forced To Say "Gau Mata Ki Jai" In Madhya Pradesh In a disturbing video of the incident, filmed with a mobile phone, the men can be seen tied together with rope and forced to kneel by the side of the road, in full view of the public, while being made......
07:26, 07/08/2019

Substitute singer forced to explain himself after ‘worst’ anthem ever A North Carolina man issued an apology this week for what many have called the “worst rendition” of the national anthem, sung last Sunday during an independent minor league baseball game. Chuck Hayworth was a last-minute fill-in for the scheduled sin...
19:39, 05/12/2019

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its ...
20:52, 07/09/2019

Childhood friends marry 45 years after they were ‘forced’ to sit together in school Two childhood friends who “fancied each other” at school but never dated finally married after spending 45 years apart. Andrew and Karen Wilson, both now 59, were first introduced when they were “practically forced” together i...
01:39, 06/26/2019

Parents Outrage As US Teacher With Cancer Forced To Pay For Substitute Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute....
14:13, 05/10/2019

'We're in constant crisis': cyclone-hit reservation forced to recover on its own Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are struggling after a winter hurricane, with no disaster relief from TrumpThe canyons and hills of South Dakota’s Badlands National Park fade south into the nearly 3,500-sq-mile Pine Rid...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Euro Papers: Joao Felix 'forced' into Man Utd transfer? "According to Portuguese paper Correio da Manhã, Jorge Mendes is attempting to force Joao Felix into accepting a transfer to one of Atletico Madrid or Manchester United..."...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Lawyer says woman never forced kids to get birth control TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant in her arm without the mother’s permission, allegations the woman’s lawyer says are completely ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Cars Forced To Make Way For The Two-Wheel Revolution In Paris With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic. In the......
15:00, 07/14/2019

Wander Franco could be the MLB star the Yankees were forced to miss If the Yankees missed out on baseball’s next wunderkind, they have the international signing rules to blame. The Yankees were set to sign Wander Franco, one of baseball’s top prospects, out of Latin America for $6 million, ESPN’s Je...
23:13, 06/11/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
11:13, 05/19/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that&rsqu...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Man, Woman Forced To Share Stretcher In Indore Hospital In a shocking case of apathy, a male and female patient were forced to share a stretcher while being wheeled to the X-Ray room at a government hospital in Indore...
09:13, 07/04/2019

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conserv...
17:39, 06/04/2019

France’s Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron wanted the European Parliament elections to be the key moment that he could push for a stronger Europe but is facing populist headwinds...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labor British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labor Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down....
13:39, 05/14/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks resume with pilots Scandinavian Airlines is cancelling another 280 flights across the Nordic region through Thursday afternoon (1200 GMT), affecting 20,000 more passengers, due to a pilots' strike....
13:26, 05/01/2019

Labor Leaders to Meet Monday on AFL-CIO Leadership Drama Earlier this week, we reported on serious internal drama within the leadership of the AFL-CIO: the labor coalition’s third-in-command had appealed to the executive council to save him from being suspended for allegedly improperly expensing a strip cl...
05:52, 05/03/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
00:00, 05/29/2019

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Australia: Labor concedes defeat in national election The leader of Australia's opposition Labor party has conceded defeat after a surprise win from the country's ruling conservative coalition. Climate change had been a major factor in the campaign....
17:00, 05/18/2019

SAS cancels more flights as labor talks with pilots continue COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines is canceling more flights as talks between the carrier and the striking pilots continued in the Norwegian capital. The airline says 429 more flights were canceled Thursday on top of the 280 announced e...
13:26, 05/02/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
02:13, 06/18/2019

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could remain moderate for a while....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Six Marxist students vanish in China in the lead up to Labor Day Six Marxist university students who wanted to spend International Labor Day working alongside regular laborers have vanished in China, the latest in a series of disappearances and detentions of student activists....
03:00, 05/02/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
22:13, 07/12/2019

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler and Sara Nelson have many things in common – both are from Oregon, both are in their 40s, and both are...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Small Businesses Are Squeezed by Tight Labor Market Job growth at the smallest businesses has fallen to the lowest levels in nearly eight years as tiny companies struggle to attract and retain workers in the tightest U.S. job market in half a century....
22:26, 05/12/2019

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died of a heart attack Thursday evening, a union official said. He was 57 years old. “It is with over...
00:26, 07/13/2019

Rebooting World Cup of Hockey to be part of NHL labor talks NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr tell The Associated Press they are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years       ...
23:26, 06/23/2019

Labor to turn screws on multinational royalty payments A Labor government, if elected, will crack down on related party payments by multinationals that have annual global turnover greater than AU$1 billion....
03:00, 05/06/2019

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying Americ...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
18:13, 05/10/2019

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observ...
16:39, 05/04/2019

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Labor Day holiday: Friday......
21:26, 05/04/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
20:52, 06/07/2019

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
00:13, 07/12/2019

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), C2 Options Exchange (C2), and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) in observance...
03:13, 05/04/2019

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

Australia's Longest Serving Labor PM Bob Hawke Dies At 89 Australia's longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89. "Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian - many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era," his second......
14:26, 05/16/2019

Australian voters tipped to elect Labor government Australians began voting in a federal election on Saturday, with bookies predicting a return to power for the Labor party after six years in the political wilderness and a campaign in which it has put climate change and tax reform at the top of its a...
03:26, 05/18/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
18:13, 07/11/2019

U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength despite a sharp slowdown in job growth in May....
20:26, 06/20/2019

Prince Harry and Meghan forced from home by helicopter pictures Prince Harry has accepted "substantial damages" and an apology from a picture agency that used a helicopter to take photos of the home he shared with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Harry and Meghan were forced to leave their home after the photos were pu...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Stressed out Facebook monitors forced to toil in filth: report The contract workers tasked with keeping Facebook free of disturbing content — including beheadings and child pornography — are often forced to toil in unsafe, filthy working conditions, a new report has found. Employees at a Tampa, Fla., office of C...
01:13, 06/20/2019

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
03:52, 06/20/2019

In Drought-Hit Beed, Locals Forced To Drink Contaminated Water In the drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra, cases of water-related diseases have gone up in the last couple of months. Amid water shortage, people here say they are forced to drink contaminated......
17:39, 06/07/2019

Insys says it may be forced to file for bankruptcy due to litigation cash crunch Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Friday that a cash crunch resulting from legal costs related to a U.S. Justice Department probe into sales practices for the company's powerful opioid medication and other litigation may lead the company to file for ban...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Raptors forced to regroup after letting NBA title slip from their grasp Canadian basketball fans did not wake up on Tuesday nursing hangovers from a championship celebration but rather with a mild sense of panic after the Toronto Raptors missed a chance to clinch a maiden NBA title....
22:39, 06/11/2019

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
13:39, 07/04/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser may be forced to testify about missing cellphone Massachusetts judge has ordered the accuser, his parents and his lawyer to appear in court if phone wanted by lawyers is not foundThe man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a bar could be forced to testify about what happened to a cellphone w...
15:39, 07/08/2019

Kevin Durant forced to leave Game 5 of NBA Finals with injury Durant, who had been out since May 8 with a calf strain, returned to the starting lineup with his team down 3-1 in the series against the Toronto Raptors....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents and forcing some tenants out of their homes....
17:26, 04/28/2019

China paper says U.S.'s forced tech transfer claims are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
06:13, 05/18/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan......
22:52, 06/20/2019

Forced Tech Transfers Are on the Rise in China, European Firms Say European businesses in China say forced technology transfers to local firms have become more common over the past two years as foreign firms battle for access in the world’s second-largest economy....
15:52, 05/20/2019

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a cr...
18:13, 07/06/2019

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
14:00, 06/01/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has a plan in these trying times. It’s all here in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 3, 2019....
19:13, 05/03/2019

Pakistan Judge "Forced" To Convict Nawaz Sharif, Says Daughter Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Maryam Nawaz has released a video clip purportedly showing an accountability court judge allegedly confessing that he was "blackmailed and forced" to convict former......
18:00, 07/07/2019

Spain’s 125-foot slide forced to close day after opening due to injuries This thrill was apparently too much to handle. A 125-foot slide that links two streets in a southern Spanish town was forced to close a day after opening on Thursday after multiple people reported being injured. The stainless steel chute in Estepona ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Shady ticket resale companies forced to shell out $1.5M in settlement Sneaky ticket resale companies are on the hook for $1.55 million after duping customers into buying tickets the firms didn’t even have, according to a settlement announced Wednesday. State Attorney General Letitia James’ office sued compa...
03:39, 07/11/2019

New York police looking for men who allegedly forced goat to drink beer Authorities in New York are looking to identify a group of men captured on surveillance video breaking into a Long Island nature preserve in February and forcing a goat to drink beer....
00:01, 06/28/2019

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões. This is an extraordinary example of 18th century archi...
20:13, 06/01/2019

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
02:26, 07/05/2019

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.        ...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Fury as biscuit heir downplays forced labour under Nazis The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
13:39, 05/15/2019

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

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer wh...
22:52, 05/23/2019

U.S. trade deficit narrows in April; labor market strong The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in April as imports of goods dropped to a 15-month low, which could support the economy as it slows after a temporary boost from exports and an accumulation of inventories early this year....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Germany's Thyssenkrupp agrees restructuring approach with labor leaders Management and labor leaders at Germany's Thyssenkrupp have agreed on a way forward after the industrial conglomerate announced a fresh restructuring drive that could lead to the loss of 6,000 jobs....
20:52, 05/11/2019

Husic says Labor is committed to reforming Australia's encryption laws Shadow Minister for the Digital Economy Ed Husic has reminded voters of his party's tech-related plans, including its commitment to tweaking Australia's encryption laws....
10:39, 05/14/2019

U.S. trade deficit at five-month high; labor market slowing The U.S. trade deficit jumped to a five-month high in May as imports of goods increased, likely as businesses restocked ahead of an increase in tariffs on Chinese merchandise, overshadowing a broad rise in exports....
16:13, 07/03/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor with baby No. 4 We're soon going to have yet another Kardashian to keep up with, because Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West's surrogate is in labor.        ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00, 07/03/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
21:39, 07/05/2019

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as he courts labor The International Association of Fire Fighters is the first major labor group to announce its backing of a Democrat in the crowded 2020 presidential race....
15:26, 04/29/2019

Labor will invest AU$245m in regional telco programs if elected Labor’s promises have mirrored the Coalition’s, with AU$160 million to go to the mobile blackspots program and AU$60 million to work on Connected Community Plans with state, territory, and local governments....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Watch: Mom in labor's positive drug test blamed on bagel A New York state mother was temporarily separated from her newborn son after a bagel caused a false positive on a drug test administered while she was in labor....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christian members by claiming that it doesn't have an official position on abortion. But it can't make that ...
19:39, 07/11/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coalmining, export and power production, mak...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian beauty Hannah Polites, 28, posted the snap which appeared to show that she and husband Grant Small, a...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
19:13, 07/09/2019

General Electric's machinists oppose tentative labor deal The machinists union said on Wednesday it opposes a tentative labor contract reached this week with General Electric Co, potentially impeding the Boston-based conglomerate's efforts to avoid labor unrest during a difficult period....
21:39, 06/26/2019

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

U.N. labor body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work The U.N. agency overseeing international labor standards adopted on Friday a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace, fueled by the women's #MeToo movement....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
19:13, 07/05/2019

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16)       ...
06:39, 06/18/2019

Swiss labor leader declares draft EU treaty 'dead' The new head of Switzerland's powerful labor union federation rejected a draft treaty with the European Union and called for restarting negotiations with the country's most important trading partner....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
11:26, 06/28/2019

U.S. first-quarter productivity strongest since 2014, labor costs subdued U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
18:26, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®), C2 Options Exchange (C2), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®), Bats U.S. e...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's cri...
20:39, 07/09/2019

'Like Escaping Into the Desert.' More Women Forced Into Sex Trade When Fleeing North Korea. Escaping North Korea’s authoritarian regime comes at a high price. The perilous journey through China is especially punishing for many women and girls, forced to sell their bodies in their attempt to reach freedom....
13:52, 05/20/2019

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a judge blocked the effort....
06:39, 07/09/2019

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
09:13, 05/15/2019

US medical group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring d...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Star leaving Florida after being forced to live with alleged sexual assaulter Chris Steele, a five-star recruit who was supposed to be part of the future at Florida, is leaving the program. And, according to GatorSports.com, the situation could have been easily avoided. Steele was denied a request to be immediately moved from ...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Man Forced To Rub Nose On Shoes, Lick Dust After Tiff At Family Function A man was forced to rub his nose on the shoes of those people, who allegedly beat him after an argument broke out between them during a marriage ceremony in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh....
09:52, 06/23/2019

SpaceX forced to delay NASA launch over drone ship glitch Resupply missions to the International Space Station are typically routine affairs, and SpaceX has completed well over a dozen such missions ahead of this week’s CRS-17 venture. Unfortunately for both NASA and SpaceX, their plans have been dera...
21:52, 05/03/2019

Violence, natural disasters forced a record 41 million people from their homes GENEVA — A leading advocacy group for refugees estimates a record 41 million people have been displaced within their countries, with many forced to flee conflict, violence and internal tensions in several African countries and Syria. The Norwegian Re...
01:13, 05/11/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Yankees’ Cameron Maybin forced to exit early with calf injury Cameron Maybin survived the roster crunch Thursday night with Aaron Judge’s return. The veteran outfielder did not, however, make it through Friday completely unscathed. Maybin was removed from the game with strained left calf after the third i...
09:52, 06/22/2019

AOC says migrants forced to drink toilet water after tense border visit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims Border Police agents are forcing migrants to drink out of toilets and live under other extreme conditions — while the officers sit back and laugh. “I see why CBP officers were being so physically &sexually t...
04:26, 07/02/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report A UK-based organization has documented widespread violence against women in North Korea, claiming that thousands of the communist country's women are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China....
03:39, 05/21/2019

Alabama: Where You Can Be Forced to Give Birth After Being Raped and Maybe Have to Parent the Child With Your Rapist What is up with these Southern states when it comes to women’s rights? (And as a proud New Yorker with deep roots in the Tar Heel State, aka North Cackalacky, aka North Carolina, where it’s perfectly legal to continue having sex with someone who told...
03:13, 06/13/2019

UnitedHealth Buys PatientsLikeMe After Startup Was Forced to Divest Chinese Investment UnitedHealth Group bought PatientsLikeMe, a company that helps connect people who have similar health conditions, after the startup was forced to divest an investment by a Chinese firm....
19:26, 06/25/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Manafort shouldn't be forced into Rikers solitary confinement Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said Wednesday it was wrong for the government to hold people in solitary confinement as she called for better treatment of Paul Manafort....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Four Indian Women Locked, Forced To Work As Bar Dancers In Dubai, Rescued Four Indian women who were tricked into working as bar dancers flew back to home on Friday after being rescued by Dubai Police following a tip-off from the Indian consulate....
20:26, 06/29/2019

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and em...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Naby Keita injury: Liverpool midfielder forced off vs Barcelona at Camp Nou Liverpool suffered an injury setback during their Champions League semi-final first leg against Barcelona as Naby Keita was forced off midway through the first half....
01:52, 05/02/2019

US Teacher Sues School, Says Forced To Censor Trump Slogan In Yearbook The 2017 edition of the Wall High School yearbook had something missing - the slogan "TRUMP Make America Great Again!" was edited out of at least one student's T-shirt....
08:39, 05/08/2019

Border Patrol agents forced migrant to hold sign that said ‘I like men’: report Texas Border Patrol agents allegedly demeaned a migrant in their custody by forcing him to walk around the detention facility carrying a sign that read “I like men” in Spanish, a report said Thursday. An agent at the facility witnessed th...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Senior North Korean official reappears after 'forced labour' report Photo shows Kim Yong-chol attended an art performance with Kim Jong-un on SundayA senior North Korean official who was reportedly sent to a labour camp has attended a concert alongside the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, state media have said.There ha...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Mom beat her kids, forced them watch her boil puppies to death, NM sheriff says ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman beat and tortured at least some of her 15 children and forced them to watch as she brutally killed their pets, authorities said in New Mexico, the latest place where the woman and her husband have been the subject of ...
02:52, 06/26/2019

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Chinese state-run paper says US claims of forced tech transfer are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said Saturday....
21:52, 05/18/2019

Thousands of North Korean Women Are Being Forced Into China’s Sex Trade, a Report Says A new report says thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced to into marriages and sex slavery in China. An investigation by London-based non-profit Korea Future Initiative (KFI) conducted first-hand interviews over two years with 45 ...
12:52, 05/22/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free,...
15:39, 06/25/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult felt 'shame' after forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Ex-member of alleged New York sex cult tells jury of forced encounter A former member of an alleged New York sex cult testified on Wednesday that the secretive group's leader forced her into an unwanted sexual encounter and took nude photos of her after he announced that he was her "grand master."...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
19:52, 06/11/2019

UK ‘modern day slavery’ ring that forced 400 victims to work for under 75 cents a day busted The largest modern-day slavery ring in the United Kingdom that saw more than 400 victims forced to work for less than 75 cents a day and live in squalor while the “masters” made millions was broken up, authorities revealed Friday....
20:00, 07/06/2019

Japan court says forced sterilizations unconstitutional, refuses compensation: media The forced sterilization of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for compensation, in the first of about 20 such cases closely watched nationwide, media said....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Jammu And Kashmir Shopkeeper Accused Of Rape, Forced Marriage; Arrested A woman has accused a shopkeeper of rape, abduction and forcible marriage besides circulating her objectionable pictures on social media in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said Sunday....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Magic Johnson’s Lakers tell-all: Shady Snapchat forced Russell trade When the Lakers traded D’Angelo Russell, they claimed it was done solely for on-court reasons. Now Magic Johnson finally admitted the Nets landed their 23-year-old All-Star thanks to his Snapchat snafu. In Monday’s explosive interview on ESPN’s “Firs...
14:26, 05/21/2019

Cameroonians moving close to coaches forced stewards' action FIFA says Cameroon fans who moved close to the coaches during the Women's World Cup game against England forced stewards to move some spectators into a hospitality area       ...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Devoid Of Accommodation, Odisha BJP Chief Whip Forced To Stay On Footpath BJP chief whip in Odisha Assembly, Mohan Charan Majhi, has claimed that he has not been allotted an official residence or guest house in Bhubaneswar, forcing him to stay on the footpath....
06:00, 07/14/2019

Denied Ambulance, Mother Forced To Carry Body Of Her Child Home In UP A shocking incident has come to the fore in Shahjahanpur, where a woman was forced to carry the body of her child home as no ambulance was provided to them....
00:39, 05/28/2019

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary Alexander Acosta is facing renewed calls for his resignation over the lenient 2008 plea deal he cut ...
07:13, 07/09/2019

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
06:13, 05/15/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
15:13, 07/09/2019

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's official launch. Now the company has revealed that it has already scheduled the new game's first fan...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. In his 20s he worked for the Australian Council of Trade Unions, and became president of the ACTU...
15:00, 05/16/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organization....
13:39, 05/17/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. all...
08:52, 07/05/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
18:39, 07/09/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
19:39, 07/12/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
20:13, 07/10/2019

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
17:39, 07/12/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Labor Unions and Workers Mark May Day 2019 With Rallies, Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists ...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Trump labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will hold news conference later on Wednesday to address the 2008 plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein that he made as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida, the Labor Department said in a statement....
18:39, 07/10/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has gone into labor with their first child....
16:26, 05/06/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims unchanged, point to labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing despite slowing economic activity....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a growing movement to dismiss the mandate....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Special ed teacher suing California union in case that could cost labor big A California educator is battling a state teachers' union over his problems leaving the organization, in what his attorneys say could be a precedent-setting legal case that ultimately forces labor unions across the country to reimburse billions in ba...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Australia's opposition Labor pledges bigger budget surpluses in election bid Australia's opposition Labor on Friday unveiled its economic blueprint for the May 18 election, promising bigger budget surpluses than the government in an attempt to undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison's attacks on its economic management....
07:26, 05/10/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
08:00, 06/03/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
19:26, 07/12/2019

Flee! French police forced to close Paris station after flea invasion Working conditions have become ‘intolerable, says police union, calling for the station to be completely fumigatedA police station in north-eastern Paris had to be evacuated on Sunday after it was invaded by fleas, a police union said.“Police station...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and...
15:13, 05/07/2019

Trump lawyers ask judge to dismiss former campaign staffer's forced-kiss claim Lawyers for President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge in Florida to throw out a lawsuit filed by a 2016 campaign staffer who claims Trump grabbed her hand and forcibly kissed her at an event during the campaign....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
22:13, 07/02/2019

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living A growing group who commute from places as far as eight hours away spend the night in their cars to pick up fares around San Francisco during the dayEvery Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-year-old Uber driver Sultan Arifi rolls up the sleepi...
10:26, 05/08/2019

New York fraternity members allegedly forced dog to drink beer. Now they're in trouble A New York university has suspended a fraternity after a video shared on social media showed members forcing a dog to drink from a beer keg at a party.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Cops search lake where Jennifer Dulos’ kids were allegedly forced to water ski Divers were scouring the lake off Old Farms Road in Avon — a wealthy suburb of Hartford — while troopers with dogs searched through nearby woods, the Hartford Courant reported....
10:13, 06/13/2019

Valve forced to tweak its confusing Steam 'Grand Prix Summer Sale' The little cooperative game Valve conjured up to go with the Steam Summer Sale this year caused some pretty big issues, enough for the company to change things up a bit. Apparently, its mechanics were so complex, confusing and even broken that player...
17:52, 06/28/2019

Black Woman Alleges She Was Denied Service, Forced to Give Up Her Seat for White Men Welcome to 2019: Where our president is racist, our college campuses aren’t far behind, and black people are apparently still expected to give up their seat to white folks....
18:39, 06/28/2019

Justice Department Says Ex-White House Lawyer Can’t Be Forced to Testify About Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department says former White House counsel Don McGahn can’t be compelled to testify before Congress about the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. The department...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cul...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over his role in sex case plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday as scrutiny intensified about the non-prosecutorial plea deal he made with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein in a sex case when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in 2008....
16:26, 07/12/2019

Trump's labor department is giving the gig economy a carte blanche | Ross Barkan Tech companies shouldn’t be free to abuse their workforce without real government oversight. But that is exactly what is happeningTwo days before May Day, the Trump administration quietly punished the American worker. In a ruling lost in the din of t...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
19:39, 07/12/2019

Democrats resist vote on Trump USMCA deal despite Mexico's labor reforms Democratic leaders resisted calls from President Trump Tuesday to allow Congress to vote on his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, despite Mexico's passage this week of labor reforms they'd had long demanded as part of the deal....
12:13, 05/02/2019

US first-quarter productivity rises at the fastest pace since 2014; labor costs fall U.S. worker productivity increased at its fastest pace in more than four years in the first quarter, depressing labor costs and suggesting inflation could remain benign for a while....
15:39, 05/03/2019

NFL puts full-time referee program on hold amid labor talks Those who want to see full-time referees in the NFL will have to wait a little longer. The NFL has put its full-time officials program on hold while it engages in ongoing labor talks with the NFL Referees Association, according to ESPN. The program, ...
19:13, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chuquicamata mine announced they would hold talks with the company in hopes of averting a strike....
02:26, 05/31/2019

US productivity in Q1 rises at solid 3.6% rate in best showing since 2014, while labor costs fall WASHINGTON (AP) — US productivity in Q1 rises at solid 3.6% rate in best showing since 2014, while labor costs fall....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
16:52, 07/12/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through phone apps and websites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morning....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta. Instead, he appears to be willing to leave Pizzella in place for the fores...
00:52, 07/16/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta but says will look at matter amid Epstein case President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
11:52, 07/01/2019

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
20:39, 07/09/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Fifa forced to apologise for Twitter blunder over Women's World Cup tickets allocation Fifa have been forced to apologise after a series of tweets from their Twitter account caused confusion among supporters who had purchased tickets for the Women's World Cup in France....
01:13, 05/22/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

AJ Freund was forced to take cold shower before death because he lied about soiling underwear: court records AJ Freund, the 5-year-old Illinois boy found dead last month, was punished before he died, records show. He died of blunt force head trauma.        ...
16:52, 05/03/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsib...
03:13, 06/20/2019

A Bad Throw To First Forced Niko Goodrum To Send A Flying Knee Into Marwin Gonzalez's Face Detroit’s Niko Goodrum and Minnesota’s Marwin Gonzalez were unable to continue playing in the Tigers-Twins game on Friday after a collision at first base forced both players to leave the field with separate injuries....
21:39, 05/11/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to make emergency landing after fire erupts in cabin A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday night because of a fire that was apparently sparked by a phone charger in first class, according to authorities. All 217 passengers aboard Flight 138 wer...
17:52, 07/05/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews forced to apologize after likening executive privilege to losing virginity MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was forced to apologize after bizarrely comparing the use of executive privilege to losing one’s virginity during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris following Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Minneapolis homeowner forced to pay city $20G for water line repair on other side of street: report A Minneapolis homeowner who found his water line leaking last month must pay the city $20,000 out of pocket to have it fixed, according to a Monday report....
20:52, 07/09/2019

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on Monday defended his labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, from accusations that he helped Jeffrey Epste...
09:13, 07/10/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.       ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, af...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
19:13, 07/12/2019

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their political bases....
15:13, 07/12/2019

In NFL labor talks, owners expected to pursue 18-game season or expanded playoff field As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
21:13, 05/29/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
11:26, 05/10/2019

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
17:39, 07/12/2019

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Oregon deputy kills cougar threatening family after mom forced to leave sleeping infant inside car An Oregon sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a cougar Friday after the big cat prevented a mother from safely taking her 10-month-old son out of their vehicle....
04:39, 06/24/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Actor Isaac Kappy dead at 42 after he 'forced himself off' a bridge, posted ominous apology to Trump, QAnon Actor Isaac Kappy died Monday morning after he "forced himself off" of a bridge in Arizona. He posted a disturbing message about President Trump and the Q Movement before ending his life....
16:52, 05/15/2019

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and thousands of job cuts and cost reductions as the industry prepares for an expected economic downturn....
21:39, 07/15/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
19:52, 06/11/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
22:52, 06/13/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Kyle Edmund forced to finish first-round thriller against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play suspended for bad light Kyle Edmund will have to finish off his first-round match at the French Open against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play was suspended for bad light deep in the fifth set....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's de...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Jimmy Anderson injury scare for England ahead of the Ashes as Lancashire bowler is forced off with calf problem James Anderson gave England an early the Ashes 2019 scare when he left the field mid-over playing for Lancashire against Durham. England have announced that he will play no further part in the match, which still has its final day tomorrow....
20:13, 07/02/2019

Australian federal election 2019: ABC predicts Coalition win as Labor fails to make gains – politics live Australia is set to return Morrison government after Labor is hit hard in Queensland. Follow all the updates and analysis, liveLive election results as they come inWhich policies have gained support in today’s vote? The swingometer: see which elector...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.29pm BST US women’s national soccer team co-captai...
21:52, 07/12/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
06:13, 06/06/2019

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
22:26, 06/10/2019

Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek forced out of England squad as Gareth Southgate waits on injury update Gareth Southgate has revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have been included in England's Nations League squad had he not suffered an injury to his Achilles on Thursday....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Three arrested after moped raid at luxury watch shop where Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews was forced to hide in vault Three men have been arrested over an armed raid on a luxury watch shop in Duke Street, in London's West End, while reality star Spencer Matthews was shopping....
23:39, 05/28/2019

Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews forced to hide in vault during terrifying moped raid at luxury watch shop Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews has described the terrifying moment he hid in vault while a moped gang smashed up a luxury watch shop in central London....
14:39, 05/28/2019

'It was necessary': PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found "compelling evidence" that he leaked information from the National Security Council (NSC)....
23:52, 05/03/2019

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years so the landlord’s daughter can move in....
13:52, 05/27/2019

Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield Tommy Frank returns to the scene of his Commonwealth coronation, writes Paul Wheeler The post Tommy Frank defends in Sheffield appeared first on Boxing News....
18:00, 07/02/2019

What Trump Can (And Can’t) Do to Steer Fed Policy President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president can authorize military operations, issue rules by executive order, convene Congress and pardon ...
20:00, 05/06/2019

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based drug, on flights. All forms of marijuana were p...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Enemy of the people? CNN’s Acosta defends press, and himself NEW YORK (AP) — Wherever CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta goes, he’s followed by the g-word. That’s grandstand. He even heard it jokingly when he met Ted Olson, who was part of the legal team that beat back President Donald Trump&...
20:26, 06/11/2019

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

Arie Luyendyk Jr. Defends Lauren After She's Mom-Shamed Over Going Out Last Wednesday, The Bachelor's Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their first child, daughter Alessi Ren Luyendyk. A week later, mom went out for lunch and left her with grandma.......
00:26, 06/07/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
07:00, 05/02/2019

Trump defends clinicians’ right to refuse to do abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has finalized a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions. President Donald Trump made the announcement about the regulation Thursday during a speech in the Whit...
19:26, 05/02/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
15:00, 07/09/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
17:52, 05/22/2019

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
01:13, 06/01/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritain’s ambassador to the US has done nothing wrong and is held in high regard, the international trade ...
11:39, 07/08/2019

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
21:00, 06/14/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the Marines.“Eddie did one bad thing that I’m guilty o...
01:13, 05/27/2019

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade BMW is struggling alongside many other carmakers with a downturn in demand and record spending after years of growth. BMW investors have voiced criticisms, but there is little risk of a revolt....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Suarez defends himself after missing Copa del Rey final BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez has defended himself from criticism for undergoing knee surgery that prevented him from playing for Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final. The Uruguayan released a statement Sunday saying he had no option despite the...
21:26, 05/26/2019

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunate...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Trump Says Fed Policy Makers Have Become 'Very Destructive' President Trump said that the Federal Reserve has given China a competitive advantage over the U.S. with its monetary policy, adding that it’s clear some officials haven’t listened to his advice to cut interest rates....
14:26, 06/11/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
16:00, 05/01/2019

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
23:39, 05/29/2019

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Trump unveils new US immigration policy At a speech at the White House, President Trump unveiled his administration's new immigration policy plans. He said that it would be merit-based, aiming to increase the proportion of skilled migration....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Fed's Harker: Monetary Policy Can't Be Run on Rules Alone Philadelphia Fed leader Patrick Harker said human judgment is critical in making monetary policy, in comments that pushed back on the setting of interest-rate policy by rules alone....
19:13, 05/20/2019

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The passenger on the back of the motorcycle had what appeared to be long tubes, concealed by cloth, strapp...
14:39, 06/15/2019

Ordeal of Rice: Suspects in Ancient India Forced to Chew Rice to Determine Their Guilt The ordeal of rice is a divine method of proof that was employed in ancient India. This ordeal involves suspects chewing on rice grains and then spitting them out. The condition of the grains is then used to determine if a person was innocent or guil...
15:39, 05/05/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
23:00, 05/20/2019

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could...
10:13, 06/13/2019

Callaway defends Cano after latest running gaffe The Mets aren't hitting, and another lapse by slugger Robinson Cano raised questions about how hard they're trying following Sunday's 3-0 loss to the Marlins....
23:39, 05/19/2019

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
22:39, 05/27/2019

Kamala Harris defends varying healthcare answers: There's a 'their' there Kamala Harris claims she misunderstood the question Thursday when she seemingly re-endorsed the idea of forcing Americans off their private insurance in favor of a government option....
23:13, 06/28/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an American political opponent....
18:00, 05/26/2019

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
19:39, 06/10/2019

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
17:52, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Barr defends his summary of Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 8 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is defending his short summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his Russia investigat...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
05:13, 05/26/2019

The Latest: Police chief defends relations with prosecutors HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on prosecutors complaints over sluggish cooperation by police in the investigation of a deadly January drug raid (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Houston’s police chief insists his department has cooperated with the Harris...
01:52, 06/21/2019

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But he didn’t address his opposition to busing....
07:13, 06/22/2019

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the d...
20:26, 05/23/2019

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
04:39, 06/11/2019

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Indiana archbishop defends firing of teacher in gay marriage INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis archbishop says his order that a Catholic high school fire a gay teacher was about upholding church teaching on same-sex marriage and not about sexual orientation. Archbishop Charles Thompson said during a Thursda...
22:13, 06/27/2019

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
14:39, 06/06/2019

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
22:13, 05/29/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)    &#...
22:39, 05/31/2019

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
15:26, 06/04/2019

Trump’s UN Envoy Nominee Defends Climate Record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet” that must be addressed. Kelly Knight Craft tells ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss defends GM Rob Pelinka Los Angeles Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss reiterated she has full confidence in general manager Rob Pelinka after his recent confrontations with former Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson....
20:00, 06/25/2019

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax returns....
03:52, 06/15/2019

| Britain's unbeaten Yafai defends WBA superfly crown Britain's undefeated Khalid Yafa defends the World Boxing Association super-flyweight title for the fifth time when he faces Dominican Norbelto Jimenez...
23:26, 06/27/2019

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsi...
13:52, 06/18/2019

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
18:00, 05/31/2019

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if h...
14:52, 06/18/2019

‘Regrets is not what I do’: Pelosi defends her comment about four House women The House speaker said she was not sorry about comments she made this weekend that Democrats say were dismissive of four liberal freshmen and their border bill vote....
20:39, 07/10/2019

Nets’ Joe Harris defends ‘misunderstood’ Kyrie Irving LAS VEGAS — Joe Harris was around from the start of this Nets’ rebuild, the first full season under GM Sean Marks and coach Kenny Atkinson. He remembers getting plucked off the NBA scrap heap and onto the league’s worst team. So, yes, three years lat...
08:13, 07/09/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
04:26, 07/09/2019

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race Lewis Hamilton defended his 'Britishness' at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag for the most successful racing driver the country has ever seen....
23:26, 07/13/2019

| Kohli defends leaving out new star Pant for World Cup India picked veteran Dinesh Karthik over rising talent Rishabh Pant for the World Cup because of his composure under pressure, captain Virat Kohli says...
12:00, 05/15/2019

F.B.I. Director Defends Bureau Against Spying Accusations: ‘That’s Not the Term I Would Use’ The comments put the head of the F.B.I. in direct conflict with Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he is reviewing the bureau’s investigation....
21:26, 05/07/2019

US Cop Defends Officer Seen On Video Bashing Car Window To Drag Man The St. Ann Police Department in Missouri is being scrutinized after video was posted online of one of the agency's officers aggressively apprehending a man during a traffic stop....
08:52, 05/09/2019

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein saying he tried to avoid a deal allowing the wealthy financier to "walk free." (July 10) ...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Occidental Chief Defends Anadarko Deal to Shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub defended her aggressive and ultimately successful pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum in her first public remarks to investors after striking the $38 billion deal....
05:26, 05/11/2019

Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the American Century Championship for his second consecutive win in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course....
03:26, 07/15/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States important leverage and that they are lucrative on th...
20:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Megan Rapinoe defends her national anthem protests US women’s national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe defended her decision to kneel during the national anthem in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, conceding that she was aware the protest would make “people uncomfortable.” “I t...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib defends comments on the Holocaust U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday morning for her previous comments on the Holocaust, saying she has “tremendous hatred of Israel.”...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Buffett Defends Berkshire Amid Lagging Performance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has underperformed the S&P 500 for a decade, forcing Warren Buffett into a position he rarely resides: on the defensive.At the company’s annual meeting, he urged investors to keep the faith....
06:52, 05/06/2019

Comey defends FBI's investigation in response to NYT 'spying' report Former FBI Director James Comey on Friday defended the bureau actions alleged in a New York Times report released a day earlier that says an informant portrayed a research assistant in order to investigate a Trump foreign policy adviser in 2016....
16:26, 05/04/2019

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
18:26, 07/07/2019

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:39, 06/18/2019

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.       ...
20:26, 07/10/2019

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factorie...
12:52, 06/22/2019

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one way of working through the contradictions in your ...
12:52, 06/22/2019

ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new monetary easing....
15:00, 06/09/2019