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FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game

"FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe,...

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game

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'Game of Thrones' is not the end of appointment TV — Hollywood gives viewers what they want Streaming platforms are eliminating the concept of appointment television. But the massive popularity of "Game of Thrones," which is almost structured like a reality show, cannot be ignored. In a few years, they'll almost certainly bring it back...
23:13, 05/06/2019

Women’s World Cup: Fifa say tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fans discover seats bought together may not be located together• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that ticketing arrangements for the forthcoming Women’s World Cup cannot be changed after receiving compl...
00:26, 05/21/2019

Viewers may have caught another 'Game of Thrones' editing error -- but not in the episode Jaime and Cersei Lannister shared a poetic reunion on this week's "Game of Thrones" -- but the day after the final season's fifth episode aired, fans spotted something not quite as magical....
20:39, 05/14/2019

'Game of Thrones' viewers spot odd object during Winterfell celebration What many people love about “Game of Thrones” is its meticulous attention to detail, but Sunday night eagle-eyed viewers spotted something that was out of place in Winterfell....
12:52, 05/06/2019

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said....
01:13, 05/21/2019

Atlanta United loses Ezequiel Barco to FIFA U-20 World Cup ATLANTA (AP) — Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer for about a month. Midfielder Ezequiel Barco has been called up to play for his native Argentina in the FIFA ...
00:13, 05/04/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
00:26, 05/21/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state's borders to accommodate a larger fo...
01:13, 05/17/2019

FIFA 19 and FIFA 18 had 45 million unique console and PC players in EA’s fiscal 2019 FIFA 19 and 18 drew 45 million unique players on PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One, publisher EA said today in its solid Q4 earnings report.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

The beautiful game: how FIFA became the champion of soccer simulators It’s a little bizarre to imagine a gaming landscape in which FIFA didn’t exist, but the very first entry in the series didn’t arrive until 1993. Prior to this, soccer simulators weren’t really simulators at all, but more o...
17:39, 05/05/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
01:52, 05/11/2019

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

NJOY, a Once Bankrupt E-Cigarette Maker, Now Seeks $5 Billion Valuation E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings Inc. is pursuing a funding round that would value the company at as much as $5 billion, and it is trying to interest big tobacco companies looking to take a run at market leader Juul Labs....
23:13, 05/01/2019

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

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
11:52, 05/14/2019

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

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Matildas coach Ante Milicic gets boost before World Cup with contract extension ‘Resoundingly positive’ response to his appointmentCoach will now oversee 2020 Olympic campaignCoach Ante Milicic will remain in charge of the Matildas for Australia’s Olympic campaign after Football Federation Australia moved to extend his contract ...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Iran threatens to boost its nuclear activity in ultimatum to world powers Iran has said it will pull out of some of its commitments under the 2015 international nuclear deal and increase the level of its uranium enrichment if new and better terms with world powers are not reached within the next 60 days....
08:26, 05/08/2019

'Game of Thrones' is over, and some viewers are ready to cancel HBO. Here's how to do it With 'Game of Thrones' over, some viewers are ready to cancel their subscription to HBO. Here's how to do it.        ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
03:39, 05/19/2019

Game Of Thrones re-make petition sees huge boost after finale (spoiler free) The petition encouraging the Game Of Thrones writers to re-make the last season of the show has seen a huge boost in signatures following the final ever episode, taking the total number of names to more than 1.2 million....
18:26, 05/20/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Conquers the World With a $1.2 Billion Opening The superhero movie took in roughly $350 million in North America, easily beating “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” It was the No. 1 movie in at least 54 countries....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:39, 05/08/2019

Niko Partners: China’s game market to hit $41.5 billion and 767 million players by 2023 China's domestic game market is expected to grow from $$30.8 billion in 2018 to $41.5 billion in 2023, according to a report by Niko Partners.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Why some 'GoT' viewers aren't happy with this final season "Game of Thrones" fans are fed up. This final season was supposed to be a climax of brilliant storytelling, a time when all the pieces in this sprawling, intricate Westeros puzzle finally snapped into place....
04:39, 05/18/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
22:26, 05/20/2019

You might not like it but star footballers not unpredictability turn on TV viewers | Sean Ingle Manchester City’s FA Cup final demolition of Watford may have been boring for some but research shows TV audiences seem to prefer high-quality entertainment over shocksThere was a moment late in Saturday’s FA Cup final when Manchester City turned the...
13:00, 05/20/2019

How to Live in a World That's Obsessed With Game of Thrones One more episode of Game of Thrones left. A lot of people are gonna have some postpartum feelings. I’m going to feel relieved. I’ve spent eight years deciding not to watch our decade’s defining TV show. For a while I felt like an outcast, like Jon Sn...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. These days, there are ...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Days Gone PS4 Review: The open-world zombie adventure game we’ve all been waiting for Days Gone made fans of the post-apocalyptic genre a lot of promises to PS4 fans when it was revealed way back in 2016. Thankfully, it delivers on every single one of them....
04:52, 05/04/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
23:39, 05/17/2019

World War Z Game Update: Free DLC Roadmap for May, June, July 2019 New Tokyo Mission, Enemy Zombie Type, Six-Skull Difficulty Setting, Weekly Challenge Mode and more are set to arrive soon in PS4, Xbox One and PC game. Here's what you need to know....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The classic Windows game Solitaire has joined such landmarks as Doom, Tetris, and World of Warcraft in being inducted into the Strong Museum of Play's World Video Game Hall of Fame. The award recognizes Solitaire's role ...
20:26, 05/03/2019

Project C is an online open-world game from Assassin’s Creed and Half-Life 2 vets Developer Darewise Entertainment wants to make a persistent online world that reacts to players. The playtests will run for the next few weeks.Read More...
05:39, 05/14/2019

She Has Friends at FIFA. At Home, It’s Mostly Critics. Isha Johansen of Sierra Leone, one of the few women ever to run a national soccer federation, is in the fight of her professional life to keep her post....
23:00, 04/28/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
06:00, 05/10/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
16:26, 05/07/2019

Priyanka Chopra says watching ‘Game of Thrones’ is a family event: ‘World will mourn’ when show ends The actress, who is married to singer Nick Jonas, recently told The Associated Press the airing of the hit HBO show — in which her sister-in-law Sophie Turner (wife of Joe Jonas) stars as Sansa Stark — is a family affair, often leading to large gathe...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Chelsea's two-window transfer ban upheld by Fifa Chelsea will be unable to sign any new players for the next two transfer windows after Fifa upheld a ban relating to its signing of foreign minor players....
15:52, 05/08/2019

Spanish Football League Chooses Uniforms Just Like FIFA Does You pick your teams, you settle in with your mates to play a few games of FIFA, and in the middle of it all, everyone gets a chance to choose which uniform the sides will wear in the game. It’s a very video game way of doing things, and it’s now how ...
03:13, 05/13/2019

FIFA rejects Chelsea appeal against 1-year transfer ban ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has rejected Chelsea’s appeal against a one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules. FIFA says its appeals committee upheld the ban imposed in February but added that Chelsea will be allowed to register players un...
13:39, 05/08/2019

FIFA ready to discuss concussion substitutions - Times "FIFA is open to having discussions about temporary substitutions if players suffer serious head injuries in matches, its medical committee head Michel D\u0027Hooghe has told the Times newspaper."...
10:52, 05/02/2019

| Disgraced Blatter plans to sue FIFA, new boss Infantino Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter plans to sue world football's governing body and his successor for allegedly spreading "false information" and damaging his reputation....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Fifa rejects Chelsea appeal over two-window ban on first-team signings • Club will take case to court of arbitration for sport• Chelsea want ban frozen while final appeal is heardChelsea’s appeal to Fifa against the imposition of a two-window transfer ban has been rejected, meaning that the club will take their case to ...
14:26, 05/08/2019

Former FIFA boss Blatter says money risks ruining the sport Sepp Blatter, the former boss of soccer's world governing body FIFA who was ousted during a corruption scandal, has said money risks ruining the sport....
22:52, 05/11/2019

Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing        ...
16:52, 05/10/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity FIFA introduces gender parity for its awards by adding a women's goalkeeper category and female team of the year        ...
15:52, 05/06/2019

EA DOWN: Apex Legends Servers Offline, FIFA 19 maintenance and Battlefield games EA servers are down once again with thousands of gamers, with Apex Legends, FIFA 19, Origin Access and fellow online games experiencing server issues....
13:00, 05/16/2019

EA Servers Down: FIFA 19, Apex Legends Code 100, Origin and Battlefield NOT WORKING EA servers are down right now for thousands of gamers, with FIFA 19, Apex Legends, Origin Access and fellow games like Madden 19, Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Battlefield V experiencing issues today....
23:26, 05/05/2019

Chelsea transfer ban: Fifa rejects Premier League club's appeal Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says it will be "not be easy" to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City next season, after an unsuccessful appeal against Fifa's transfer ban....
16:39, 05/08/2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence....
21:26, 05/10/2019

FIFA 19 Ultimate Team TOTW 34 Prediction: Liverpool and Chelsea players set for FUT update FIFA 19 Team of the Week 34 may include stars from Liverpool, Chelsea and West Ham. Here's a look at who else could join them in the latest Ultimate Team TOTW....
16:26, 05/07/2019

FIFA 19 Ultimate Team TOTW 35 Predictions: Manchester City and more player upgrades coming FIFA 19 TOTW 35 - The next big Team of the Week squad may include stars from Manchester City and plenty more Premier League clubs. Here's a look at who else could join them in the latest Ultimate Team update....
19:39, 05/14/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Watch: Premier League Team of The Season Countdown and potential FUT updates FIFA 19 Premier League players will today be honoured as part of EA Sports Team of the Season squad. But before that, the developer is once again hosting TOTSWATCH around the UK....
16:52, 05/17/2019

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek challenges viewers to guess whether he's wearing a wig or not The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.        ...
21:52, 05/12/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Ultimate Team Players CONFIRMED: Community Most Consistent FUT Team Revealed FIFA 19 Team Of The Season Reveal begins today, starting with the Community Vote for the most consistent players. Here's a prediction of which players could be included....
00:26, 05/11/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
17:13, 05/09/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
14:51, 04/28/2019

| Chippa get relegation boost with Polokwane win Chippa United gave their survival hopes a boost as they beat an in-form Polokwane City 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Pietersburg Stadium in Polokwane....
17:52, 05/04/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
20:26, 05/02/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
13:52, 05/06/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
00:00, 05/03/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
07:13, 05/13/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Set to Boost Duterte Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte appeared set to strengthen their hold on the Philippines’ Senate as results of mid-term elections dripped in, neutralizing a check on his plans to revive the death penalty and devolve more power to the country’...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
23:26, 05/06/2019

Petrobras executive flags production boost in second quarter Oil and gas production at Petroleo Brasileiro SA is on the rise in the second quarter, and has been above 2.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) so far in May, a company executive said on Wednesday....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
14:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 5-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
21:26, 05/20/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
15:13, 05/12/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers winger has three goals and seven assists in 12 games for the Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs, bringing...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its diversification into cloud computing and other services....
07:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump, over the next decade....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal trad...
07:52, 05/04/2019

Voracious pest threatens China's crops and could boost need for imports A crop-eating pest first detected in China about five months ago is spreading rapidly and could hurt production of key crops critical to the populous nation's food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Boost.ai aims to reshape customer service industry with conversational AI Online customer service is a profession with one of the highest employee turnover rates which poses a big challenge for businesses in that segment. Many organisations have switched to chatbots to automate such work though the results aren’t al...
17:13, 05/01/2019

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake things up....
00:26, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
20:00, 05/13/2019

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluetooth signal all around your home and office....
13:39, 05/06/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) is...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
20:00, 05/10/2019

Wall St. Gains on Earnings Boost, Strong Economic Data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Monday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, the people of Thailand are witnessing the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal tradition that last happened 7 decades ago...
05:52, 05/04/2019

Promoting the experience: how WiFi can boost influencer marketing at festivals Festivals are becoming more and more about the experience than the big names associated with them. Influencer marketing is similar to this. It’s no longer about the ‘who’ and the ‘what’ - it’s the why. People...
16:13, 05/08/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35% after the conservative-leaning TV station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from Disney will boost its results more than expected. Sinclair said the $9.6 billion acquisition from D...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Strong jobs data set to boost Wall Street at open U.S. stock index futures rose in choppy trading on Friday as a surge in job growth in April pointed to a solid domestic economy, while a steady wage growth backed the Federal Reserve's patient view on interest rate hikes....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
07:00, 05/05/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first since coming to power in 2013....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Allergan raises profit, sales forecasts on Botox boost Allergan Plc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year, fueled by higher sales of its growth driver Botox....
14:26, 05/07/2019

Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
19:26, 05/08/2019

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Selling Boost and MetroPCS may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
13:39, 05/07/2019

Customer service in Apple Stores needs a boost after the Burberry period (results) We asked you if you have experienced a notable decline in customer service focus in your local Apple Store in the past few years when the breakneck expansion of retail locations joined forces with the ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts overhaul of Store...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
16:52, 05/06/2019

Selling Boost and Metro may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show Biden, who was already the early front runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
06:52, 05/16/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Buying a house? Getting a loan? 8 ways to boost your credit score to get the best deal Your credit score is a key factor that determines if you qualify for loan and at what interest rate. If your score is too low, here's how to raise it.        ...
15:26, 05/09/2019

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
03:39, 05/15/2019

Alibaba revenue beats estimates on cloud boost; shares rise China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday, boosted by growth in its core e-commerce and cloud computing businesses....
14:52, 05/15/2019

Walking for weight loss: Three tips to help you boost calorie count and burn body fat WALKING is a great way to lose weight and improve overall health – here are three tips on how to boost calorie count and burn body fat for weight loss....
15:26, 05/19/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
15:52, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
03:13, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
21:26, 05/03/2019

£5bn cash boost helps Sadiq Khan narrowly reach homes target The number of affordable homes started in London has hit its highest level for eight years after the capital secured almost £5 billion funding from the Government....
14:39, 05/10/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
17:52, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
17:26, 05/08/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Go on, scratch that itch, and give yourself a mini serotonin boost | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is nothing more rewarding than a problem solved, and one of the finest examples of this is a satisfactorily scratched itchFirst of all, let’s get this straight: the itch is the thing you scratch. Itch, to me, is not the verb. Some people think ...
08:39, 05/10/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed ba...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 salaried jobs under pressure to boost profits, reduce bureaucracy Ford workers opened their email Monday to find a letter from CEO Jim Hackett with details on how many salaried workers would be leaving the automaker.        ...
16:00, 05/20/2019

RPT-UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
19:39, 05/06/2019

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02:26, 05/08/2019

LeBron James’ I Promise School Receives a $1 Million Boost from Dick’s Sporting Goods The good news keeps coming for LeBron James’ groundbreaking I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio. Following April reports that the school was already yielding incredible results in its first year, the NBA star surprised I Promise students by an...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of the £100 million industry....
20:13, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reporting quarterly profits above analysts' estimates....
19:39, 05/06/2019

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: Bloomberg's insiders are now tipping that the rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile or Sprint will have to spin off one of the prepaid brands (Metro, Boost or Virgin), and complete their 5G network rollout in a ti...
11:26, 05/20/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from the...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Harry Kane Champions League Final update: Tottenham handed injury boost with striker certain he'll be fit Tottenham's hopes of winning the Champions League have been handed a major boost, with Harry Kane sure he will be fit to face Liverpool in the Final next month....
13:39, 05/20/2019

Horse Seeks Justice In Court Maximum Security and his entourage of humans are not going to take his controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification lying down, even after those scoundrels down at the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission summarily denied the bay colt’s formal protest e...
00:26, 05/10/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise More Money Tesla increased the amount it could raise by $400 million a day after the company saw the market react positively to its plans to sell new stock and bonds....
18:00, 05/03/2019

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and ...
00:13, 05/20/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy gets one-game suspension for hit, but only a minor penalty in game Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy got a one-game suspension for a hit to head of Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson but a two-minute penalty on ice.        ...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Game of Thrones: Conquest is a mobile game as disappointing as the last season of the show As the last season of the super-popular TV show Game of Thrones is in full swing, you might have noticed ads about the “Official HBO GoT Strategy RPG” with all the familiar faces of the show’s actors. If you’re a fan of the show, you might have wonde...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Did Game of Thrones sneak a video game reference into “The Long Night?” Okay, before we get started, I’m going to warn you that there are *SPOILERS* in this post for episode 3 of season 8 of Game of Thrones. No, really: *SPOILERS* Last warning: *SPOILERS* For those of you still here, I assume you’ve watched last Sunday’s...
20:13, 04/30/2019

San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski game-time decision for Game 7 against Avalanche Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision for San Jose's matchup against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals....
19:26, 05/08/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ Pits ‘Game of Thrones’ Against ‘The Avengers’ in a Game of ‘Family Feud’ The characters of Game of Thrones may have battled the white walkers, but their greatest fight was yet to come — facing off against The Avengers on a parody of Family Feud. In a legendary cold open mashup this weekend, Saturday Night Live pitte...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy suspended a game for head hit, but only a minor penalty in the game Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy got a one-game suspension for a hit to head of Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson but a two-minute penalty on ice.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

PS4, Xbox FREE game ALERT: Download this video game trial this bank Holiday Weekend Ubisoft has a May Bank Holiday treat for PS4, Xbox One, and PC players this weekend. You'll still need PS Plus and Xbox Live, but you can still play Ghost Recon Wildlands for free....
08:39, 05/04/2019

Game Of Thrones brutally asserts that the game in question will have no winner Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space ...
05:39, 05/13/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations says it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela in the coming days to propose solutions to that country’s protracted crisis...
00:13, 05/08/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from the crisis-hit nation....
04:13, 05/12/2019

Inmate, 19 at age of crime, seeks execution reprieve MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate’s attorney has asked the governor to halt his Thursday lethal injection. Michael Brandon Samra was 19 when he participated in the 1997 slayings of four people, including two children. Samra’s atto...
23:13, 05/11/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
15:52, 04/29/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
16:52, 05/14/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two of Uprising Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Brompton seeks new chair for expansion ride Britain's biggest folding bicycle-maker is hunting a heavyweight chairman to take the saddle as it seeks to double in size during the next five years....
15:39, 05/13/2019

FCA seeks $160M in tax incentives for Detroit plants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is seeking up to $160 million in incentives from Michigan to partially subsidize a planned $2.5 billion investment in two Detroit assembly plants....
03:26, 05/01/2019

Tesla seeks to raise up to $2.3bn as losses stack up Tesla is seeking to raise up to $2.3bn (£1.8bn) after chief executive Elon Musk hinted it may have to go to the capital markets to aid its future plans....
23:39, 05/02/2019

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the coming days to propose solutions to Venezuela’...
22:13, 05/07/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke laughs as Rockets' mascot ‘bends the knee’ at NBA playoff game “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke got the royal treatment at the showdown between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in Houston, Tex., on Friday night....
19:13, 05/11/2019

Garfield, Only He's A Nightmarish Monster Starring In A Game Boy Game Last year, just in time for Halloween, Lumpy made some short animations based on artist Will Burke’s nightmarish Garfield sketches. Fast forward to May 2019 and he’s just finished work on a complete 13-minute video, presented in the style of the gros...
09:13, 05/14/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system....
05:52, 05/15/2019

| Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks 'a way forward' in ties Russian President Vladimir Putin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control....
05:26, 05/15/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse A lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to trace a direct line from clergy sex abuse victims, through Minnesota church officials, to the Vatican, with claims made by three brothers who were abused by a Catholic priest. (May 14)   ...
17:39, 05/15/2019

Adevinta CEO seeks to overcome soft online ad markets Norway's Adevinta is working to regain market share in online advertising that it lost while making adjustments to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Norwegian company's chief executive said on Tuesday....
12:14, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks clemency NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming execution of Tennessee inmate Don Johnson (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church is asking for mercy for a Tennessee inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday. Don Jo...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Trump administration seeks to hit EU with tariffs over Airbus subsidies The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was moving forward with a plan to seek retaliatory tariffs on European Union goods over the EU's subsidies for Airbus. President Trump has previously said the U.S. is seeking tariffs on $11 billion w...
22:13, 05/14/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Top Court Asks CBI For Proof After It Seeks Custody Of Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to show evidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar for his alleged role in destroying evidence related to the......
10:13, 04/30/2019

Golf: Leader Kang seeks maiden win in Texas South Korea's Sung Kang fired a third-round 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas on Sunday and keep his hopes of a maiden PGA Tour victory alive....
20:13, 05/12/2019

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign ministry between 2010 and 2013....
13:13, 05/20/2019

Singapore seeks public consult on 5G policies, deployment Country's industry regulator wants industry and public feedback on the regulatory framework it should put in place to facilitate the deployment of 5G network and services by 2020, including spectrum allocation and skills requirements....
09:26, 05/07/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused by human activity to the natural world....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking to raise $2.3bn after its latest results heightened concerns that the troubled car company is running...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey’s gas drilling bid NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey’s bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights. Cypriot President Nico...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Malaysia seeks forfeiture of assets seized from ex-PM Najib Malaysian prosecutors are seeking the forfeiture of millions of dollars in cash and assets seized from disgraced former prime minister Najib Razak, his family, and others, the state news agency Bernama reported on Wednesday....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey's gas drilling bid Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey's bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights....
18:39, 05/08/2019

Huawei Executive Seeks Dismissal of U.S. Extradition Request Lawyers for senior Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou told a Vancouver court they would ask it to dismiss the U.S. request to have her extradited, saying the U.S. interfered in the case politically and Canadian border officials violated her r...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of ethics, after authorities searched the health-care startup’s offices....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Turkey’s opposition seeks cancellation of 2018 elections Turkey’s main opposition party is appealing to Turkey’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority annulled its victory in the mayoral race for the city, and ordered a new vote...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Tiger Woods seeks second straight major win at PGA Championship Masters champion Tiger Woods launched his quest for a second consecutive major title and a possible return to number one in the world rankings at the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday....
16:26, 05/16/2019

Millionaire seeks new trial over man’s death in bunker fire ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader is seeking a new trial after his murder conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Daniel Beckwitt’s at...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

UK government seeks Brexit compromise after election fiasco Britain's governing Conservative Party says it is ready to compromise to secure a Brexit deal after suffering its worst result in local elections for more than 20 years....
17:52, 05/04/2019

Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, 'still waiting for my run in the majors'        ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Venezuela sees second day of unrest as Guaidó seeks power Protesters and military forces Venezuela clashed for a second day in Venezuela as both the country's disputed president, Nicolas Maduro, and opposition leader, Juan Guaidó vied for power....
01:39, 05/02/2019

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority annulled its victory in the city’s mayoral ra...
13:39, 05/08/2019

China's BAIC seeks to buy 5% Daimler stake, report says China's BAIC wants to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Beijing Benz, the automakers' Chinese joint venture, Reuters reported....
16:00, 05/11/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:13, 05/02/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal U.S. residents or citizens....
17:52, 05/10/2019

BRF seeks China authorization for 4 meat plants to export Brazilian food processor BRF SA said it requested Chinese authorities certify an additional four plants to export meat products, as a deadly hog virus sweeping across the Asian country boosts potential demand for Brazilian meat....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro loosening regulations on guns and ammunition....
05:39, 05/17/2019

UK’s May seeks Brexit deal amid mounting pressure to quit LONDON (AP) — The British government is making a final push to do a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party, amid mounting outrage from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party at the prospect of compromise. Senior Conservative and ...
11:26, 05/07/2019

R. Kelly lawyer seeks copy of sex video to be used in sex-crimes case R. Kelly and his lawyer were promised a copy of a video allegedly showing the R&B singer having sex with a teen girl, during hearing in Kelly's sex-crimes case.        ...
20:39, 05/07/2019

Maryland racing authority seeks to dismiss Baltimore lawsuit Maryland's horse racing authority moves to dismiss a lawsuit filed by city of Baltimore that seeks to condemn and confiscate the Preakness Stakes, Pimlico Race Course        ...
19:39, 05/08/2019

EA seeks fresh blood for Apex Legends in mobile market Executives from Electronic Arts have implied they’d like to bring their battle royale Apex Legends to mobile devices, mimicking the success of its competitors, Fortnite and PUBG. It might be a path to success, but mobile is no longer the untapped mar...
02:13, 05/09/2019

France seeks Libya ceasefire, migrant center struck France's President Emmanuel Macron called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya's capital Tripoli after fighting hit a migrant detention center overnight....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Guaido seeks Pentagon cooperation in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the US to meet Pentagon officials and “cooperate” on a ...
23:26, 05/11/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S....
01:26, 05/02/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cr...
13:39, 05/02/2019

House seeks to restore Central American aid, defying Trump A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial for French influence in Europe....
22:00, 05/07/2019

A Setting Change Seeks To Make The New Ghost Recon More Palatable Than The Last One The first thing you might notice about Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, the newly-announced follow-up to 2017’s co-op special ops shooter Ghost Recon: Wildlands, is its setting. The fictional Auroa islands are a marked shift from the previous game’s take on...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 million in IPO Luckin Coffee, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange on Monday showed....
21:00, 05/06/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstatement to the league in a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell, Pro Football Talk reported....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests Three brothers who were sexually abused by a priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican, claiming the Holy See bears responsibility because the case was mishandled by former Archbishop ...
19:52, 05/14/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband’s death CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire. Smart’s story inspire...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Justice Department Seeks to Appeal Emoluments Case Against Trump The government asked a judge to halt the proceedings in a case alleging that the president is violating the Constitution by accepting financial benefits from foreign governments....
02:26, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
09:39, 05/20/2019

The Lightning’s Record-Setting Season Seeks a Stanley Cup Capper Tampa Bay had a historically good regular season. But in the N.H.L., being the best regular-season team is far from a guarantee of postseason success....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie starring Nicole ...
09:39, 05/15/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces who have faced a decades-long anti-India upri...
08:52, 05/20/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
12:13, 04/29/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The administration agreed to end metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, and postponed a decision on auto ...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s Former Studio Seeks Liquidation in Bankruptcy Court The Weinstein Company sold most of its assets to a private equity firm last year, but women who accused Mr. Weinstein of abuse, along with insurers and creditors, still have claims pending....
07:26, 05/16/2019

Trump tamps down war talk as he seeks to avoid hostilities with Iran HOPE NOT: “Mr. President, are we going to war with Iran?” a reporter shouted to President Trump as he stood at a White House entryway yesterday during a brief photo op....
15:52, 05/17/2019

'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic food As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol, a tortilla shop that is part of a famed chef's bid to help recover Mexico's iconic...
23:39, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Under pressure, Boeing CEO seeks to bolster confidence after 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg sought to bolster shareholder confidence in the company on Monday in his first general meeting since two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX triggered the jet's grounding, lawsuits and investigations....
18:26, 04/29/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
14:47, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:26, 04/29/2019

'The Good Doctor' star Hill Harper in Detroit to help boost your credit score Experian partners with actor and activist Hill Harper to promote new program to help those with limited credit histories improve their scores.        ...
16:13, 05/05/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring......
01:13, 05/16/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Seeks CBI Probe Into Dalit Woman Rape Case Union minister and BJP ally Ram Vilas Paswan today demanded a CBI probe into the rape of a Dalit woman in Rajasthan's Alwar and accused the Congress government in the state of hiding the crime for......
12:00, 05/12/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
20:52, 05/11/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet seeks to restore integrity to government in White House bid Sen. Michael Bennet, one of two Coloradans running for president in 2020 as a Democrat, said his campaign is about restoring integrity to the government....
18:26, 05/07/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings, in part based on statements by Donald Trump abo...
05:39, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Seeks To Declare Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the......
21:00, 04/30/2019

House Intelligence Panel Seeks Interviews With President Trump’s Lawyers WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee has called four lawyers linked to President Donald Trump and his family for interviews as part of an investigation into whether they tried to obstruct the panel’s inquiry into Russian election...
12:00, 05/15/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
06:26, 05/18/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
09:39, 05/01/2019

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll....
04:00, 05/08/2019

skin deep: Elizabeth Olsen, Superhero, Seeks Magic for Her ‘Sad’ Hair The actress, who plays the Scarlet Witch in the new Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame,” shares her idiosyncratic beauty rituals, like using placenta serum....
16:39, 04/28/2019

| Puerto Rico gov slams Trump, seeks swifter storm recovery Puerto Rico's governor is pledging to lift the US territory from a deep recession by creating more jobs, reversing a migration exodus and implementing a range of incentives as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria....
16:39, 04/28/2019

U.S. and Taliban resume talks as Kabul seeks role in peace process American and Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Wednesday aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, while the Afghan government hosted a rare assembly in Kabul to ensure its interests are upheld in any peace deal....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
21:26, 05/12/2019

New Zealand Seeks Global Support for Tougher Measures on Online Violence In the wake of the terrorist attack on Muslim mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling for a united effort against the biggest internet companies....
20:26, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 7-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Trump seeks additional $1.6B for NASA with goal of returning to the moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
05:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela opposition seeks to pay PDVSA bond interest to stave off creditors Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized an interest payment on an overdue bond, in an apparent bid to keep the country's crown jewel overseas asset out of creditor hands....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
02:26, 05/12/2019

Chinese EV maker CHJ seeks to raise up to $500 million in growth push: sources Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker CHJ Automotive is seeking to raise $300 million to $500 million in its latest funding round, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said, joining its peers in tapping more investors to finance growth....
09:52, 04/30/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature was arrested on...
20:26, 05/09/2019

After Masood Azhar UN Ban, India Seeks Adoption Of Treaty To Fight Terror India, close on the heels of getting Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar blacklisted, gave a clarion call at the UN for strengthening efforts to adopt the long-pending global convention......
14:00, 05/04/2019

Mother of naked teen killed by Oklahoma police seeks answers EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The mother of an unarmed teenager who was naked when police in Oklahoma fatally shot him says she wants more answers about her son’s death. Vickie Lewis says the only time she has heard from police in the Oklahoma City subu...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
06:00, 05/10/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 mln in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday showed....
19:39, 05/06/2019

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
15:26, 05/20/2019

Weinstein Company seeks to liquidate to end bankruptcy, court papers show Company had about 100 employees when it filed for bankruptcy last March, at the time listing $500m to $1bn in liabilitiesThe Weinstein Company said it plans to liquidate in bankruptcy, as it tries to resolve civil lawsuits against former directors an...
05:26, 05/16/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Guinea coach Paul Put seeks second opinion on Naby Keita's injury Guinea coach Paul Put says he is seeking a 'second medical opinion' to decide whether Liverpool's Naby Keita can play at the Africa Cup of Nations in June....
19:39, 05/04/2019

Japan's Orix Corp Seeks To Buy Remaining Stake In Wind Assets: IL&FS In April, GAIL (India) Ltd offered Rs 4,800 crore ($683.01 million) for IL&FS's power plant portfolio, emerging as the highest bidder for its wind assets....
17:26, 05/19/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
02:13, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 8-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Space station experiment seeks to slow aging process using nanoparticles An experiment aboard the International Space Station is testing the potential for man-made nanoparticles to be used in the fight against free radicals, which are one of the biggest culprits of cell damage....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Defense seeks pause in Navy SEAL case while probing spying SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner have demanded prosecutors stop monitoring defense lawyer emails and put the case on hold. The court filing obtained Wednesday by The Asso...
03:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court....
13:00, 05/19/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:52, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
04:00, 05/19/2019

Argentina's Macri seeks accord with rivals to calm volatile markets Argentine President Mauricio Macri is looking to strike an agreement with political rivals, including nemesis Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, in a bid to calm volatile markets ahead of presidential elections toward the end of the year....
03:26, 05/07/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
04:39, 05/11/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 7-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 bln to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Russian "Spy" Whale Refusing To Leave Norway City, Seeks Human Attention An alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to leave a Norwegian port city, in what appears to be a high-profile defection after a week of global attention on the unnamed beluga....
10:00, 05/03/2019

The Saturday Profile: Khashoggi’s Fiancée Seeks Answers and Justice: ‘It Is a Moral Duty’ Hatice Cengiz was preparing to marry the Saudi dissident when he was murdered in Istanbul. Six months later, she is fighting to keep his case in the public eye....
16:39, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seeks to challenge China's electric-vehicle supply chain dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's domin...
01:52, 05/03/2019

Secretary Pompeo to Meet With Putin as President Trump Seeks Better Russia Ties — Again U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo leaves for Moscow on Sunday, with President Donald Trump again calling for improved ties now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation. Pompeo will meet U.S. diplomats at the American Em...
16:39, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 4-Barrick seeks early-stage projects as it sells $1.5 bln of low-growth mines Barrick Gold Corp , the world's second-largest gold producer, said on Wednesday it remained open to new investments, even as it plans to shed $1.5 billion of less productive mines....
00:52, 05/09/2019

Huawei CFO seeks to end extradition case, citing Trump's 'intimidating and coercive' comments Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou laid out their legal position in a Vancouver court on Wednesday, arguing that she should not be extradited to the U.S....
05:26, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seeks to tamp down China's electric-vehicle supply chain dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's domin...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Klobuchar pitches pragmatism as she seeks to carve identity in Democratic presidential field U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar pitched her "heartland" credentials and disputed that she was not liberal enough to win the Democratic nomination for president in a Wednesday town hall on the Fox News channel, a network that targets conservatives....
10:39, 05/09/2019

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in negotiating local ceasefires with the Afghan government, as the Washington seeks an end to t...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Vidal reiterates support as Macri and Cambiemos seeks to push public works María Eugenia Vidal denies she will challenge President Macri for their coalition's presidential ticket in this year's elections at inauguration of water plant, as government decides to emphasise opening of public works projects in the run-up to the ...
20:39, 05/02/2019

Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
02:00, 05/08/2019

International pushback disrupts Amazon’s momentum as it seeks to expand its empire worldwide Rule changes in India, along with antitrust probes in Europe, show policymakers are growing more skeptical about the competitive threat from the American e-commerce giant....
22:39, 05/10/2019

Poll Body Seeks Kirron Kher's Reply Over Campaign Video With Children Children could be seen actively participating in the election campaign of Kirron Kher shouting slogans - "Vote for Kirron Kher and Ab ki baar Modi Sarkar"....
10:26, 05/04/2019

House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince A U.S. congressional committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, the panel's chairman said, adding there was strong evidence he lied to U.S. lawmakers probing Russia....
18:52, 04/30/2019

U.S. suit seeks names of accused Catholic priests, 'secret' evidence at Vatican Five Minnesota men will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican in an effort to order the Catholic Church to release names and files involving thousands of clergy who've been accused of sex abuse....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets: source Canada's government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35, the Canadian air force's preferred option for its new fight...
22:00, 05/07/2019

US senator seeks safe passage for Enes Kanter in potential NBA Finals scenario SALEM, Ore. — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA cha...
10:26, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Venezuela opposition seeks to pay PDVSA bond interest to stave off creditors Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized an interest payment on an overdue bond, in a bid to keep the country's crown jewel overseas asset out of creditor hands....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Trinamool Seeks Meeting With Election Body After Amit Shah Rally Violence The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday sought a meeting with the Election Commission over the destruction of a statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar during clashes......
04:13, 05/15/2019

Rejecting calls to break up Facebook, Booker seeks to restore norm that eroded under Trump Presidents didn’t use to relentlessly attack individual companies. Now, many Democratic candidates on the campaign trail have rattled off long lists of companies that they see as bad actors during their stump speeches....
19:13, 05/13/2019

REFILE-Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets -source Canada's government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35, the Canadian air force's preferred option for its new fight...
01:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
05:39, 05/01/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
15:52, 04/28/2019

U.S. Supreme Court seeks Trump administration views on Google-Oracle copyright feud The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Google's bid to end Oracle Corp's copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartph...
17:13, 04/29/2019

Carlyle-backed firm seeks guarantee on 2-year approval of U.S. crude export project A unit of asset management firm Carlyle Group LP this week will appeal to the Trump administration to guarantee a two-year approval of its South Texas crude export project, officials said....
16:52, 05/20/2019

The director of American Psycho seeks empathy with the devil in Manson Family drama Charlie Says Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho has been celebrated for taking the blunt-force satire of its source material and sharpening it to a fine, feminist edge. Her latest, the Manson Family drama Charlie Says, similarly revolves around a ho...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Sky Broadband Boost is here to pursuade you to buy its broadband deals Sky has announced a new offer that aims to give its customers the fastest broadband speeds possible - and it's aptly named Sky Broadband Boost. Yup, this is a direct attack on BT Broadband and Virgin Media broadband and it might just work.Sky Br...
18:52, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court seeks Trump administration views on Google-Oracle copyright feud The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Google's bid to end Oracle Corp's copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartph...
17:13, 04/29/2019

Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 5 Recap: The Gods Toss a Coin In Sunday’s thrilling if horrifying episode, the Last War engulfed King’s Landing, and a death toll that had been surprisingly scanty this season shot up significantly....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Chelsea star Eden Hazard seeks move that will prove he's the Real deal with time for talking over Eden Hazard's decision to reveal all about a recent meeting with Chelsea over his desire to join Real Madrid this summer is no accident, and nobody at the club can possibly be surprised....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit....
23:13, 05/11/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including TechCrunch. The new investment adds T. Rowe Price to the list of the company’s investors, as well as i...
18:52, 05/07/2019

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F. Prime Minister Imran Khan had opposed any bailout before taking office, but has since reluctantly embraced the need for a rescue with Pakistan’s economy facing a crisis....
21:13, 05/12/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public company.Read more......
03:52, 05/14/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
18:00, 05/03/2019

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, its block trading platform powered by BIDS technolo...
02:26, 05/02/2019

IFM Investors to Buy Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion Australian-based IFM Investors has agreed to acquire Buckeye Partners LP at a value of $6.5 billion. The infrastructure-focused investment manager agreed to an all-cash transaction that would give Buckeye shareholders $41.50 apiece for all of the sha...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 bi...
16:00, 05/11/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
02:39, 05/10/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
01:00, 05/02/2019

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

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
02:26, 05/16/2019

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

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
23:13, 05/12/2019

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

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
16:52, 05/15/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
19:39, 05/18/2019

$42 Billion Slump For India's Auto Sector - And It May Not Be Over A gauge of automobile companies has fallen 30 percent since reaching a record in December 2017, and is the worst-performer among 19 sector indexes in the nation's equity market this year. That's as......
12:00, 05/03/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
05:39, 05/08/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a breakthrough last week....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
18:13, 04/28/2019

SoftBank Invests in an Opaque $100 Billion Industry More and more companies are using intermediaries like Greensill to pay their suppliers early. It’s a part of accounting in desperate need of transparency....
16:00, 05/15/2019

GM's Cruise Receives $1.2 Billion Equity Investment General Motors’ Cruise division has landed another $1.2 billion in outside financing, bringing the value of the driverless-car developer to $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
14:39, 05/09/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times re...
06:00, 05/02/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume...
02:26, 05/02/2019

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

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank Group is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund....
14:00, 05/03/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?" one manager recalled thinking as he sent it to his Moscow office for translation....
18:13, 04/30/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
11:13, 05/07/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 billion....
18:13, 04/29/2019

Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2 billion to couple A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. (May 13)        ...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Berkshire Investing $10 Billion in Occidental to Help Anadarko Bid Berkshire Hathaway agreed to invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum to help finance its bid for Anadarko Petroleum and beat back a rival offer from Chevron....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was oversubscribed, giving the electric car maker much-needed cash as it ramps up production. The electric car maker sold about $860 million in sha...
02:52, 05/09/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China and other trading partners, a spokesman for the agency...
20:00, 05/15/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% US President Donald Trump said the tariff hike was needed because trade negotiations with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200 billion of Chinese goods are set to start by the end of the week....
19:52, 05/05/2019

Uber drivers protest, but $9 billion IPO rides on Despite calls for strikes by Uber drivers, there was little initial evidence of a lack of drivers in London or New York, two of Uber’s largest markets, with the app showing numerous rides available. ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
16:13, 05/02/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin...
11:13, 05/02/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
14:39, 05/16/2019

China to impose tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods China, in the latest salvo in the growing trade war with the United States, said it will impose tariffs on a total of 5,140 U.S. products from June 1....
15:13, 05/13/2019

FCA completes sale of Magneti Marelli for $6.5 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has completed the sale of supplier Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei for $6.5 billion, slightly below the initial price tag due to the unit's changed financial position....
01:39, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Couple with $2 billion win still resent Monsanto SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 7 p.m. A Northern California couple both stricken with cancer they say was caused by Monsanto Co.’s weed killer say they still resent the company even aft...
07:13, 05/14/2019

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods China announced Monday that it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products starting June 1 – an apparent retaliation to President Trump’s decision to hike duties on goods from the country. Beijing will slam a number of US imports wi...
15:52, 05/13/2019

EU fines five banks $1.2 billion for foreign exchange rigging Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland were fined a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) by the European Union on Thursday for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Trump's claims of '$100 billion' in Chinese tariff payments just don't add up President Donald Trump on Friday claimed his latest round of import tariffs on Chinese goods will force China to pay "$100 billion" to the U.S. Treasury. In fact, the burden of higher tariffs will ultimately fall on American consumers....
22:13, 05/10/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' Surpasses $2 Billion in Record Time Walt Disney Co.’s “Avengers: Endgame” became the second-highest-grossing movie of all time, reaching nearly $2.19 billion in global box-office revenue just 12 days after hitting theaters....
15:00, 05/06/2019

US Approves Nearly $6 Billion In Weapons Sales To Gulf Allies The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates in three separate packages, the Pentagon said on Friday after notifying......
07:00, 05/04/2019

EU fines banks over $1 billion over foreign exchange cartel European Union regulators have fined five banks a total of more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) for allegedly colluding in the trade of large sums of foreign currency...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:26, 05/06/2019

Budweiser Brewer Plans $7 Billion Hong Kong IPO The Asian business of beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev filed an application to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange, moving closer toward a multibillion-dollar initial public offering later this year....
13:52, 05/10/2019

SoftBank mulls IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: source Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
18:26, 05/03/2019

Berkshire Hathaway Swings to $21.66 Billion First-Quarter Profit Berkshire Hathaway won’t change much after Warren Buffett, 88, is no longer at the helm, he assured shareholders at the company’s annual meeting. Berkshire reported first-quarter net earnings of $21.66 billion....
21:52, 05/04/2019

Newspaper: Trump lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that Donald Trump’s businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, based on tax information the newspaper acquired. The Times says it has acquired printouts from the future president...
05:00, 05/08/2019

‘Avengers Endgame’ nears global record with over $2 billion LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame” has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust. The Walt Disney Co. estimates Sunday that the Marvel blockbuster has added $145.8 million...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Avengers: Endgame Becomes 1 of Only 5 Films to Make $2 Billion Globally (LOS ANGELES) — “Avengers: Endgame” continued its global domination at the box office in a second week victory lap that saw the blockbuster cross the $2 billion mark in record time and unseat “Titanic” as the second high...
06:39, 05/06/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue can cost billions if it makes the difference between a deal taking place or being scuppere...
11:26, 05/10/2019

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

China's billion-dollar Belt and Road party: Who's in and who's out Leaders from across the world have arrived in Beijing for the second Belt and Road Forum, drawn by the possibility of billions of dollars in Chinese funding for infrastructure projects....
15:26, 04/28/2019

Tesla to get up to $2.7 billion from upsized offering, Musk to buy more stock Tesla Inc on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company's cash-depleted balance sheet....
15:39, 05/03/2019

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

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
19:13, 05/07/2019

Nvidia’s Q1 revenues down 31% to $2.22 billion, beating modest estimates Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that were well below last year's figures, but the graphics and AI chips company beat analyst expectations.Read More...
04:39, 05/17/2019

DoorDash Takes Aim at Nearly $13 Billion Valuation in New Funding Round Food-delivery startup DoorDash is raising a new round of financing that could value the company at close to $13 billion, according to people familiar with the situation....
04:26, 05/18/2019

Singapore's GIC Takes Stake in WaterBridge at $3 Billion Valuation Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC has bought a stake in WaterBridge Resources in a deal that values the Houston-based handler of oil-drilling wastewater at nearly $3 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Lyft’s First Results After I.P.O. Show $1.14 Billion Quarterly Loss The ride-hailing company’s revenue nearly doubled for the quarter, while its loss was driven by a hefty charge for its stock-based compensation plan....
23:26, 05/07/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Tesla Completes $2.35 Billion Stock and Bond Sale Tesla Inc. has completed a $2.35 billion stock and bond sale, giving the company a much-needed boost of liquidity as it continues its quest to become the first mass producer of electric cars....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise $2.3 Billion Through a Bond and Stock Sale Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
04:52, 05/03/2019

Trump takes credit for $1 billion US Steel investment President Trump took credit Thursday for an announcement by U.S. Steel Corp. that it would invest more than $1 billion in a facility in Braddock, Pa., near Pittsburgh....
04:52, 05/03/2019

US To Raise Tariffs On $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Imports The United States will raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports effective Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
18:00, 05/08/2019

BMW profit slides 78% hit by $1.6 billion legal provision, expenses BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 billion) legal provision....
18:13, 05/07/2019

VW shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.7 percent higher....
18:26, 05/02/2019

Uber and Eight Other Once-Small Startups Are Now Worth a Combined $250 Billion Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
00:39, 05/10/2019

FCA Offloads Parts Supplier Magneti Marelli For $6.5 Billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced Thursday that it has sold Italian-based parts supplier subsidiary Magneti Marelli to the Japanese holding company CK Holdings, itself the parent company of competitive automotive parts supplier Calsonic Kansei. Mag...
14:13, 05/03/2019

Facebook Is Preparing for a Multi-Billion Dollar Fine From the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users’ privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earn...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
12:26, 05/03/2019

China's Xi touts more than $64 billion in Belt and Road deals President Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed deals worth more than $64 billion signed during China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) this week as he sought to reassure skeptics the project will deliver sustainable growth for all involved....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money tied up by restrictions....
14:52, 05/07/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster, a lawsuit alleges....
15:39, 05/07/2019

GM's Cruise gets $1.15 billion new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving division on Tuesday said T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 billion in new equity, valuing the unit at $19 billion....
16:39, 05/07/2019

General Electric agrees to pay $1.5 billion civil penalty CNBC's Dom Chu reports on the settlement reached between General Electric and the Department of Justice. General Electric agreed to pay a $1.5 billion penalty for allegations related to subprime lending unit...
17:39, 04/28/2019

FCA Completes Sale Of Magneti Marelli To CK Holdings For $6.5 Billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has approved the sale of its car parts corporation Magneti Marelli to Japanese firm CK Holdings. The latter is part of the Calsonic Kansei Corporation and has purchased......
05:52, 05/03/2019

NASA Wants $1.6 Billion to Send First Woman to the Moon By 2024 NASA is requesting an additional $1.6 billion in funding for next year to accelerate its manned mission to the Moon by 2024, which the agency revealed will be titled Artemis, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
17:52, 05/14/2019

Fiat Chrysler to spend $2 billion on CO2 fines and credits The $2 billion to be spent by FCA in fines and credit purchases over three years compares with $10 billion that it plans to invest in EVs within the 2018-22 business plan....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Japan's SoftBank invests $1 billion in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
02:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. Takes Aim at $300 Billion in Chinese Imports for Higher Tariffs (BEIJING) — U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to “fight to the finish” in an escalating trade battle that is fueling fears about damage to global economic ...
16:26, 05/14/2019

Over 2 billion YouTube users are logged in and watching every month YouTube has hit a new milestone, with over two billion viewers logged into the service and going square-eyed every month. That's a little over a quarter of the world's population.As CNET reports, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced the new...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Berkshire Hathaway To Invest $10 Billion In Occidental For Anadarko Buy Occidental and Chevron Corp are locked in a battle to buy Anadarko's prized assets in West Texas' huge Permian shale oil field, the biggest oil-industry takeover in years...
17:13, 04/30/2019

350 Kilograms Narcotics Worth Over Rs 3.45 Billion Seized In Pakistan The Pakistan Coast Guards during a raid in the country's restive Balochistan province recovered 350 kgs narcotics worth over Rs 3.45 billion, officials said....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Cboe Periodic Auctions Hits First €1 Billion Day on 24 April LONDON – 25 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that Cboe Europe’s Periodic Auctions book set a new one-day record of €1.08 billion notional value t...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe LIS Hits New Milestone of €20 Billion Traded Since Launch LONDON – 3 January 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that Cboe Europe Equities traded more than €20 billion in notional value on Cboe LIS, its Eur...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Buffett's Berkshire to invest $10 billion in Occidental for Anadarko buy Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will put $10 billion behind Occidental Petroleum Corp's bid as it tries to see off competition from Chevron Corp to buy smaller rival Anadarko Petroleum Corp....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Pakistan, IMF in final round of talks on $8 billion bailout Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund have launched the final round of talks over the $8 billion bailout package for Islamabad, a deal that's expected to be signed next month....
14:52, 04/29/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
22:13, 05/13/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....
22:00, 05/15/2019

China Says It Will Impose Tariffs On $60 Billion Worth Of US Goods China said Monday it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in apparent retaliation after Washington announced plans to tax almost all Chinese imports....
23:00, 05/13/2019

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incredibly tight deadline for an agency with a budget that is nowhere near what it was (in adjusted dollar...
06:39, 05/16/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trump’s border wall, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday. He said the m...
05:13, 05/11/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Co...
04:52, 05/11/2019

Vodafone offloads NZ business to Brookfield, Infratil for $2.36 billion Vodafone Group Plc said on Monday that it had agreed to sell its New Zealand business for about 2.1 billion euros ($2.36 billion) to a consortium comprising of New Zealand-based Infratil Ltd and Canada's Brookfield Asset Management....
00:26, 05/14/2019

SoftBank eyeing near US$1-billion investment in Colombia's Rappi Rappi was founded in 2015 by three friends as a restaurant-delivery business in Colombia’s capital, Bogotá. It has since spread across Latin America....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Warren Buffett bankrolls Occidental's Anadarko bid with $10 billion Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp....
20:13, 04/30/2019