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As China's growth slows, CEO of Burger King's parent focuses on the long-term opportunities

As Restaurant Brands International aims to surpass 40,000 stores in the next eight to 10 years, some of its new stores will be in China, which is seeing its eco...

As China's growth slows, CEO of Burger King's parent focuses on the long-term opportunities

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Burger King parent company RBI unveils global growth strategy The parent company of Burger King, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Tim Hortons said Wednesday it will increase its global locations by 55 percent in an effort to become one of the world's largest restaurant firms....
17:26, 05/15/2019

Burger King Parent Defends Strategy as Sales Growth Cools Restaurant Brands International, the parent of Burger King, is under pressure from investors to show it has a plan to boost sales at its restaurant chains....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Sales Cool for Parent Company of Tim Hortons and Burger King Restaurant Brands International reported profit and same-store sales growth that were lower than expected in the first quarter, pushing down shares in the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons....
17:00, 04/29/2019

Dollar Drops as Manufacturing Growth Slows The WSJ Dollar Index declined 0.2% after the Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index fell to 52.8 in April from 55.3 during the previous month....
20:26, 05/01/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite for risk, said two people with knowledge of the mat...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Google Parent Posts Slowed Growth Across the Board One of Silicon Valley’s blue-chip names, Google, posted weaker earnings than expected as mounting competition to a once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
00:13, 04/30/2019

Google parent Alphabet’s stock tumbles on slow advertising growth The firm said growth in advertising sales slowed to 15 percent from a year earlier, compared with 20 percent in the prior quarter and 24 percent a year ago....
02:39, 04/30/2019

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with....
17:00, 05/16/2019

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

Purported members of Milwaukee Kings gang charged Chicago's U.S. attorney's office says four members of the city's Milwaukee Kings street gang have been charged with committing murder in aid of racketeering....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Livent's head of strategy, IR leaving for 'other opportunities' Lithium producer Livent Corp said on Friday that its head of strategy and investor relations, Rasmus Gerdeman, is leaving to pursue other opportunities....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Documentary focuses on foster care system The co-directors of the new HBO documentary "Foster" say the U.S. foster care system is "misunderstood" -- and they're hoping to change that. (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Sacramento Kings Use Their Free Time To Get Everyone To Argue About The Order Of Operations Today the Sacramento Kings and De’Aaron Fox invited everyone into their shared mind palace when they asked what the answer to this seemingly simple math equation. The result was chaos, and it nearly broke the Deadspin staff, although to be fair, basi...
22:26, 05/08/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Urban League focuses on minority voting for 2020 Voter suppression and Russian interference are some of the greatest barriers to minority voting in 2020, the National Urban League said Monday. (May 6)        ...
20:26, 05/06/2019

The secrets of boxing's knockout kings: what makes a perfect power puncher The mysterious nature of power remains one of the most elusive and least understood phenomena in all of sportsDeontay Wilder’s chiseled ebony frame is aglow with sweat as he methodically circles the perimeter inside the cramped ring at Gleason’s, lan...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
22:26, 05/12/2019

High Fidelity VR firm lays off 25%, focuses on virtual offices Philip Rosedale, CEO of High Fidelity and a virtual world pioneer, confirmed that his company has laid off about 25% of its staff, or 20 people.Read More...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Ethiopia offers opportunities as high risks gently subside Risk analysts have become more optimistic since Abiy Ahmed was appointed prime minister, thanks to a positive start translating vision into practice....
13:26, 05/03/2019

Latest commercials from Apple include one that focuses on an important iPhone XR feature If Apple sticks to tradition, we are four months away from the introduction of the 2019 iPhone models. But that doesn't mean that the company is giving up on the 2018 iPhones. So Apple has released two new television commercials, one for the iPhone X...
21:13, 05/12/2019

Cyprus serial killer case focuses on search for suitcases in murky waters of toxic lake The probe into an unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus has focused on the toxic waters of a man-made lake on the small Mediterranean island nation, where authorities are scouring for suitcases that may contain the bo...
17:26, 04/30/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

GE Slows Cash Burn as It Shrinks General Electric swung to a first quarter profit, reporting stronger cash production than expected. The conglomerate left its full-year expectations unchanged....
16:52, 04/30/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Slows in April U.S. factory activity slowed in April, with the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index falling to 52.8, amid concerns over trade tensions and delays at the U.S.-Mexico border....
23:13, 05/01/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Veoneer to raise cash as driverless car progress slows Sweden's Veoneer will seek up to $500 million in new capital to help the supplier cope with a downturn in the vehicle market, delays in introducing self-driving technology and costs associated with new product development....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Minimum-Wage Push Slows on Debate Over Regional Differences A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issue....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
01:13, 05/17/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales reach 24 million as momentum slows The massive cowboy adventure game seems to be hitting its peak. But publisher Take-Two is optimistic about its future, especially with Red Dead Online.Read More...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: Masked man shot a 'blank-firing handgun', early investigations suggest Police today suggested a "blank-firing handgun" was fired outside the Seven Kings Mosque in east London on Thursday night, as the main entrance to the building remained closed....
21:00, 05/10/2019

GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares up more than 5 percent....
18:13, 04/30/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Sony flags disappointing profit, scraps targets as gaming slows Sony Corp warned of a sharper-than-expected drop in its annual profit and scrapped some longer-term targets, in a sign a slowdown in its gaming business as its PlayStation 4 console nears the end of its life was beginning to hurt....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: terrified worshippers 'thought of New Zealand attacks' as gunshot rang out during prayers in east London Worshippers have told of their horror after a "masked" gunman entered an east London mosque during Ramadan prayers before discharging a firearm outside....
09:52, 05/10/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
14:53, 04/28/2019

GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares, bonds rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares and bonds higher....
20:13, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 5-GE cautious as profit rises, cash burn slows; shares rise General Electric Co said on Tuesday it generated more profit and lost less cash than expected in the first quarter, suggesting an improving outlook under its new leader that sent its shares up more than 5 percent....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: 'Masked' gunman chased out of London mosque before firing weapon during Ramadan prayers Armed police swooped on an east London mosque after a "masked" gunman entered the building during Ramadan prayers before shooting his weapon outside....
06:13, 05/10/2019

Here’s what New Yorkers think about the Impossible Burger Impossible Burgers may be hard to find these days, but not everyone is crying over the shortage. In fact, many fast food consumers are completely oblivious to the suddenly popular plant-based burger — whose maker, Impossible Foods, apologized on Wedn...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Oh, the Shame: Why Being a Celebrity Parent Is Harder Than It Looks Being a celebrity parent has its perks. You can afford quality childcare and all the best schools, and your name alone can open up incredible career opportunities for your children. But though......
17:13, 05/11/2019

I'm Comedian Gastor Almonte, and This Is How I Parent Gastor Almonte is an East New York comedian. In Immigrant Made, his debut standup album, he tells stories about what it was like growing up in Brooklyn as the son of Dominican immigrants, how gentrification is affecting his neighborhood, and how pare...
23:39, 05/08/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Working parent? We got you We’re exactly one week away from TNW Conference! As we get closer to the event, I’d like to share some practical resources for you to use on May 9 and 10. TNW2019 tips and tricks Make your life easier by downloading the official TNW2019 app. Get in t...
18:26, 05/02/2019

Is there a sustainable future for the veggie burger? Whole grains, legumes, and vegetables enjoyed one year at the top of the burger heap. In 2015, “the best burger of the year,” as declared by GQ, was from New York City’s Superiority Burger, a tiny vegetarian joint run by former upscale pastry chef Br...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Stop being a lazy parent and chaperone your kids Hey NYC parents: Get off your butts and chaperone your kids! Not only because it’s good to be involved in your children’s school lives (particularly when pre-teens/teens reveal less and less), but because you never know what surprises are in store fo...
23:39, 05/18/2019

The world is scary for girls. But there's never been a better time to parent I can’t shield my daughter from sexism and racism. But she will be more empowered to confront it than I ever was A few months ago I met my husband and five-year-old daughter at one of those soft-play centres. This one has two storeys of obstacle cour...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Edgewell, Parent of Schick Razors, to Buy Harry's Edgewell Personal Care, owner of Schick razor and other brands, is buying mens’ personal-care start-up Harry’s in a deal the companies say values Harry’s at $1.37 billion....
13:26, 05/09/2019

Burger King’s new combos are anything but ‘Happy’ meals Burger King is dunking on McDonald’s in the name of mental health awareness. The King’s latest promotion targets the McDonald’s “Happy Meal” — but swaps in a range of other emotions, because “no one is happy all the time,” an online release sta...
23:26, 05/02/2019

Burger King's Impossible Whopper is available in three more cities Burger King is taking its Impossible Whopper on tour. The meatless Whopper's debut in St. Louis, Missouri, earlier this month, was such a success, that Burger King has plans to roll it out across the country. Today, it arrived in three new marke...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Get a Free 'Beyond Meat' Burger Today at These Restaurants If you haven’t tried Beyond Meat’s meatless burger yet, then today might be the right time to give the company’s plant-based a try. In honor of “Beyond Day,” the company is offering deals on the burgers at restaurants around the country included Carl...
00:13, 05/04/2019

A parent's guide to raising a good digital citizen "Do you know what you're looking at?" I ask my five-year-old and seven-year-old when we're on the iPad. "Yeah, yeah," they grumble as they swipe and tap during their 10-minute dip into deviceland. While we peruse pictures of dinosaurs or e...
22:26, 05/09/2019

A 3rd parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

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

I'm Paul Goodloe, Meteorologist at The Weather Channel, and This Is How I Parent As a veteran on-air meteorologist, Paul Goodloe has reported from the scenes of blizzards, floods, fires and hurricanes—here’s footage of him trying to stay upright while covering Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. Today, he co-hosts Weekend Recha...
17:39, 05/13/2019

Man watches as his truck explodes at Burger King drive-thru A truck exploded at the drive-thru of a Burger King in Arkansas, injuring the driver, who was not in the vehicle at the time of the blast.        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Burger King Figured out How to Monetize Traffic Jams Traffic is bad in many parts of the world, especially in one of the most congested city in the world: Mexico City. On average, people there apparently gain an additional 59 minutes of travel time a day, which adds up to an extra 227 hours per year. S...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Burger King’s Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ Is Going Nationwide Burger King’s meatless Impossible Whopper will soon be available across the country. After testing the meatless version of its signature Whopper in Burger King locations around St. Louis, Missouri this month, the fast food company said in a sta...
18:26, 04/29/2019

National Enquirer's parent company says it's likely to sell the tabloid 'in the near future' Earlier, The Washington Post reported that efforts to sell came after the hedge fund manager who controls American Media Inc. through his fund "became 'disgusted' with the Enquirer's reporting tactics."...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7% Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company faced increased competition in its search and hardware businesses and suffered from disruptive changes...
00:13, 04/30/2019

Months before shooting, parent warned Colorado school could be next 'Columbine' Five months before Tuesday's deadly shooting at a Colorado school, a district official urged the school's director to investigate allegations of student bullying and violence by a parent who feared they could lead to the next "Columbine."...
21:26, 05/10/2019

Beyond Meat's share price more than doubles in vegan burger maker's IPO Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc rose more than 160 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the first publicly listed veggie meat company and the growing popularity of plant-based meat alternatives....
10:39, 05/03/2019

Ludhiana's "Burger Singh", Zipping Around On Scooter, Is A Poll Candidate The Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat in Punjab is set to witness an appetising contest in the ongoing general elections: a burger stall vendor, running as an independent, is one of the contenders....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals Burger King has launched a range of burger meals that focus on "real" moods. The fast-food chain introduced a range of boxed deals it's calling "Real Meals," as part of Mental Health Awareness Month in May....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat sizzles in market debut Shares of vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc surged 84 percent in their market debut on Thursday, as investors look to cash in on the growing popularity of veganism....
19:13, 05/02/2019

Parent of Schick razors to buy shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37 billion Edgewell Personal Care, the conglomerate that owns Schick razor and other brands, announced it's buying the shaving start-up Harry’s for $1.37B.        ...
21:26, 05/09/2019

Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading internet ad company lagging rivals....
04:52, 04/30/2019

Colorado school shooting suspects reportedly took guns from parent’s cabinet The Colorado charter school shooting suspects got the weapons allegedly used in the deadly attack by smashing into a locked gun cabinet at a parent’s house, according to a report. Devon Erickson, 18, and Alec McKinney, 16, allegedly broke into ...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Parent warned of 'repeat of Columbine' months before Colorado school shooting Months before two students at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado killed one student and wounded eight others, a parent had told the school she was worried the school's climate would result in another Columbine....
06:26, 05/11/2019

Burger King Debuts ‘Real Meals’ To Honor Range Of Emotions Burger King (TODAY)– Happy Meals have been synonymous with fast food for decades, ever since McDonald’s first rolled out its kid-friendly concept in 1979. But let’s face it, it’s not easy to be happy all day, every day. Now,...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat raises price range in upsized IPO Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc on Tuesday increased the expected price range and size of its initial public offering, ahead of an expected market debut on Wednesday, indicating strong investor demand....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Burger King plans to sell the Impossible Whopper nationwide this year Burger King will soon make the plant-based Impossible Whopper a part of its menu nationwide. The fast food giant's trial run of the alternative meat burger in St. Louis earlier this month turned out to be a resounding success. José Cil, C...
23:13, 04/29/2019

Burger King unveils moody meals for mental health awareness Burger King is bringing attention to mental health issues -- and taking a stab at rival McDonald's -- with a line of so-called Real Meals, boxed hamburger combos with different moods....
00:13, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Vegan burger company Beyond Meat's IPO sizzles with $25 share price Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc, which counts Microsoft founder Bill Gates and actor Leonardo DiCaprio among its investors, on Wednesday priced its initial public stock offering at $25 per share, the top of its anticipated range in a reflection of...
04:13, 05/02/2019

8-year-old boy is youngest person to receive a bionic arm, celebrates by eating a burger How should the world’s youngest recipient of a bionic arm celebrate? Why, with a burger of course! Nathan Rousseau Smith has the incredible story.        ...
14:39, 04/29/2019

Burger King’s latest plan to reach customers: Whoppers delivered right to your car. Now Burger King has unveiled a direct to driver delivery concept the company has labeled “The Traffic Jam Whopper.” The initiative, which is being rolled out in Mexico City, allows drivers to order food directly to their car, where it is delivered vi...
17:52, 05/09/2019

Stock of Tinder’s parent company soars thanks to dating site’s ‘secret sauce’ Spring is in full swing — and Wall Street is gaga over Tinder again. Shares of Match Group, the hookup app’s parent company, soared 12 percent to $67.88 on news of hotter-than-expected growth in paid subscribers, as the app’s pricey “Tinder Gold” fea...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Denon parent Sound United now owns Pioneer and Onkyo home audio The audio world just got noticeably smaller. Sound United, the parent company for brands like Denon, Polk Audio and Marantz, has reached a deal to buy Onkyo's home audio division, including everything from smart speakers to receivers and turntab...
08:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 5-Google parent's shares dive as YouTube changes, competition hurt revenue Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday saw its slowest revenue growth in three years from increased competition in advertising, stumbles in its smartphone business and disruptive changes at YouTube that left the leading internet ad company lagging rivals....
06:39, 04/30/2019

The most savage celebrity parent clap backs by Chrissy Teigen, Pink, Kardashians and more Celebrity parents including Chrissy Teigen, Pink, Dax Shepard, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Ayesha Curry and Gabrielle Union take aim at trolls.       ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Third parent pleads guilty in college admissions scandal: This one paid $400K to get son into Georgetown Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $400,000 to Rick Singer to get his son into Georgetown University, part of a nationwide scandal.        ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Inside Impossible Foods' mission to mass-produce the fake burger of the future Fake burgers are for real. The Beyond Meat IPO and national restaurant-chain deals for Impossible Foods show that the meat industry has a long-term problem. And the science of plant-based burgers keeps getting better in a way that cows are not....
16:26, 05/15/2019

Burger King’s Impossible Whopper is going national. Is that bad news for small restaurants? Mom-and-pop restaurants are already complaining about a limited supply of the meat alternative. But the Bay Area company says it's ramping up production....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Google parent Alphabet's revenue misses estimates, rises at slowest pace in three years Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter, leaving the search giant's revenue below Wall Street targets on Monday....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Burger King plans to release plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide by end of year Burger King plans to expand its Impossible Whopper test in more markets and targeting a national release. Plus, is Pizza Hut adding vegan cheese?        ...
00:39, 04/30/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
17:26, 05/03/2019

McDonald's released a new meatless, vegan burger, but you'll need a passport to try it McDonald's has a new plant-based burger the Big Vegan TS in Germany. The global fast-food giant has not announced plans for a vegan burger in the U.S.        ...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Burger King launches 'Real Meals' based on moods for Mental Health Awareness Month Burger King has unveiled a selection of Whopper meals to suit a variety of moods in a bid to promote "authenticity" and the message that "no one is happy all the time."...
14:13, 05/02/2019

Step by step: how to become a good parent – to someone else’s child Dakota Johnson is reportedly taking $400 lessons on how to be stepmother to Chris Martin’s daughter. Here’s some cheaper, but no less effective, adviceIt was news to me that the actor Dakota Johnson was even going out with Coldplay frontman Chris Mar...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Seriously, what’s growth hacking? There are lots of buzzwords out there — so many that it’s pretty easy to make up new ones and get others to start using them. Next time you’re introducing yourself to someone, just say you work as a Responsive Synergy Disruptor, and see their jaws dr...
21:39, 05/13/2019

What are the alternatives to endless growth? Upside readers are calling for a shift to a sustainable economy. So what would that look like?Another week, another report lamenting the decimation of wildlife and the threat of natural collapse.The UN tome was so gloomy it needed 1,800 pages to spel...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Growth Is Great, What Could Go Wrong? Trade. Markets have been in Goldilocks territory recently, aided by better growth in the world’s two largest economies and easing trade tensions. But better growth also undermines one key impetus for a deal....
12:39, 05/06/2019

EU slashes growth forecasts for Germany — again The EU has cut growth forecasts for Germany for the second time this year, as trade tensions and a Chinese slowdown weigh on the traditional economic powerhouse of the region....
17:52, 05/07/2019

Think Tank Points to U.S. Growth Slowing Anxious about the U.S. economy? The Conference Board think tank is pointing to growth slowing to 1.5-2.0% but there are no imminent signs of a recession....
00:13, 05/09/2019

Lyft Reports Strong Revenue Growth Lyft posted strong growth in its first quarterly report as a public company, with revenue nearly doubling from the year before, even as losses continued to mount....
04:52, 05/08/2019

US consumer borrowing growth slowed in March WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing in March grew at the slowest pace in nine months as Americans pulled back on credit card use. The Federal Reserve says borrowing increased by $10.3 billion in March. That was the smallest monthly advance since an ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Eurozone Growth Rebounds Despite Trade War and Other Fears The monetary bloc grew 0.4 percent in the first quarter compared with the last quarter of 2018, a surprise given the dark clouds looming over the economy....
15:26, 04/30/2019

Euro zone growth data set to be released: Here's what you need to know European investors are focused on the latest growth data from the region due on Tuesday, with investors looking for hints of a further slowdown — or a recovery — following lackluster data....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Economic Growth 'Really, Really Strong' in First Quarter, Hassett Says President Trump’s top economist said he is optimistic about the economy’s prospects in 2019 after a stronger-than-expected report on gross domestic product in the first quarter....
16:52, 04/28/2019

Celebrate economic growth, but remain cautious Last week, the Department of Commerce released a surprisingly strong estimate of 3.2% gross domestic product growth for 2019’s first quarter. President Trump called the news “incredible,” and a better term might have been “almost unbelievable.” But t...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Trump Repeats Calls for Fed to Stimulate Growth President Trump called for the Fed to cut interest rates by 1 percentage point and resume its crisis-era bond-buying program to stimulate economic growth....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Viacom Revenue Falls as It Looks Beyond TV Sets for Growth Revenue at Viacom declined in its latest quarter, as the media company grapples with shrinking distribution fees and moving its content and advertising beyond traditional television platforms....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Markets are worrying about slower global growth again Higher tariffs and the absence of a trade deal will force investors to lower estimates for the earnings multiple associated with higher global growth....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Uber quizzed on growth at IPO roadshow in London Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ride hailing firm's growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion in an initial public offering (IPO)....
21:26, 04/29/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 % U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive stimulus from Republican tax cuts and spending increases fades....
14:00, 05/04/2019

Walmart Extends Streak of Sales Growth Walmart’s sales rose in the first quarter, adding to over four years of sales increases as the retail behemoth grabs market share from struggling competitors and grows online....
22:52, 05/16/2019

PixelMe’s $40 growth plan is a must-have for your company’s marketing toolbox If you’re trying to drive an effective digital marketing campaign for your company or brand, that’s not an audience you dismissing casually. You can do digital advertising the right way with a lifetime subscription to a PixelMe Pro Plan, which is on ...
00:00, 05/18/2019

POWr can outfit your site with a full set of growth tools for only $35 For new businesses with a small staff (or in many cases, a staff of one), that’s a lot of critical real estate that can go untended. Thankfully, services like online digital marketing aide POWr are stepping up to fill some of those gaps. Right now, y...
17:52, 05/12/2019

Viacom CEO Charges Less for Channels in Bid for Long-Term Growth Viacom accepted a cut in payments for carriage of its TV channels including MTV and Nickelodeon in its recent distribution deal struck with AT&T—a sign of shifting clout in the cable industry....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Late Easter blamed as Asda sales growth run comes to end Asda has recorded its first quarter of falling sales for the first time in almost two years, insisting it kept its "focus" as it fought in vain for its planned merger with Sainsbury's....
22:26, 05/16/2019

Powell says policies needed for income growth slowdown WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the United States needs to find ways to address a decades-long slowdown in income growth and upward economic mobility. In a speech at a Fed research conference, Powell says that incomes ha...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Escalating Tariffs Test Investors' Faith in U.S. Growth Economic growth remains solid, but some analysts and investors said the escalation of trade tensions stokes concern that this year’s stock rally could be growing fragile....
17:39, 05/14/2019

Huawei founder says growth 'may slow, but only slightly' after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
02:26, 05/19/2019

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
17:00, 05/18/2019

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global trade barriers....
14:53, 04/28/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 percent, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive fiscal stimulus fades....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Strong US job growth is expected in April; wages are seen moderate U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in April while steadily increasing wages for workers, pointing to solid economic growth and moderate inflation pressures....
15:39, 05/03/2019

Fortescue's CEO is seeing 'strong growth' in China's steel production Amid concerns about the state of the Chinese economy, Australian mining company Fortescue says it is seeing robust steel production coming from the country....
09:39, 05/01/2019

It's not just the Apple Watch powering the smartwatch market's growth The smartwatch market is still growing at a breakneck pace several years in. Counterpoint Research estimated that smartwatch shipments jumped by 48 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2019 -- no mean feat in a season that's typically...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Ajit Pai admits FCC got broadband growth figures wrong The impressive broadband growth numbers the FCC reported in February were actually off by millions, and now the agency has admitted in a revised draft that its figures were indeed inflated. It was advocacy group Free Press that originally revealed (P...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Strong U.S. job growth expected in April; wages seen moderate U.S. employers likely maintained a strong pace of hiring in April while steadily increasing wages for workers, pointing to solid economic growth and moderate inflation pressures....
10:39, 05/03/2019

Economists Expect Steady Jobs Growth in April Economists expect the government to report employers added a seasonally adjusted 190,000 jobs during the month and the unemployment rate to hold at 3.8%. Here are five things to watch in the report....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Copper's Slide Signals Caution About Chinese Growth A slide in copper prices in recent days is causing investors to grow warier of a slowdown in Chinese economic growth, increasing their focus on coming trade talks....
20:52, 04/29/2019

Boeing's 737 Max troubles expected to sap US growth with projected hit to GDP in the second quarter "Boeing's production cuts are large enough to negatively impact incoming reads on the economy," Wells Fargo senior economist Sarah House told CNBC....
20:39, 04/28/2019

Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners Nurx, an online prescribing app, drew attention with its pitch about female empowerment. Former employees said it took a laissez-faire approach to women’s health....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Huawei founder says growth "may slow, but only slightly" after U.S. restrictions Huawei Technologies' founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant "may slow, but only slightly" due to recent U.S. restrictions....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians will choose between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
06:52, 05/05/2019

Fed should wait for faster wage growth before raising rates: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should allow labor markets to strengthen further and only raise interest rates if wages start to rise so fast that they signal suddenly higher inflation, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday....
22:52, 05/16/2019

China's JD reports slowest revenue growth on record in first quarter Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com's revenues grew at their slowest pace on record in the first quarter as China's tech giants start to tap out their existing user bases, though its 21% expansion marginally beat analysts' forecasts....
17:39, 05/10/2019

IMF cuts global growth outlook, but predicts pick up later in 2019 The outlook for global growth is at its lowest since the financial crisis, but expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, the International Monetary Fund reported on Tuesday, so long as “policy missteps that could harm economic activity” are avo...
17:26, 04/28/2019

Job growth surged in April, unemployment rate falls to 49-year low Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to a new five-decade low of 3.6 pe...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Canada's Manulife posts nearly 19 pct rise in profit on Asia growth Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurer, reported an 18.8 percent increase in core earnings on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in Asia....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Clorox Predicts Slower Sales Growth For Fiscal Year Clorox struggled with paltry sales growth in the most recent quarter, bested by stronger-performing rivals and hurt by a weak flu season that curbed demand for disinfecting wipes and other cleaning products....
23:13, 05/01/2019

AMD Results Beat Estimates on Data Centre, Server Growth The results underscored AMD's success in bolstering its data centre and server sales with new launches in the Ryzen and EPYC line of chips for desktops and servers....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Why a New Hampshire legal case is vital to U.S. sports betting growth One year after the Supreme Court paved the way for U.S. state-by-state sports betting legalization, an ongoing legal case in New Hampshire could shape its expansion....
23:00, 05/14/2019

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

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
08:39, 04/29/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
18:13, 05/15/2019

Iran's recession is driving a growth slowdown among region's oil exporters, IMF says U.S. sanctions on Iran, oil production cuts and tighter fiscal conditions have all led to lower growth forecasts for the region's crude producers, the IMF reported Monday....
21:00, 04/29/2019

Alibaba Posts Higher Sales, Forecasts Slowing Growth Chinese online-retailing giant Alibaba posted a 51% increase in sales for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year, but forecast only a 33% revenue jump for the next year, in one of the first signs of slowing growth....
15:00, 05/15/2019

In Sign of Resilient Global Growth, Europe Regains Momentum The eurozone economy regained some lost momentum at the start of 2019, offering fresh evidence of surprisingly resilient global growth amid lingering uncertainties about trade with the U.S. and the strength of demand for its exports from China....
16:52, 04/30/2019

A solid US job gain expected for April amid resilient growth WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers are expected to have delivered a solid month of job growth in April, buoyed by a resilient economy that has confounded concerns that 2019 would begin with a slowdown. Economists have forecast that employers added 181,...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Lyft’s first report since IPO shows strong growth, huge loss Lyft's quarterly report suggests intense competition with Uber in the ride-hailing market will continue. Lyft projected a loss before interest, taxes and other expenses of as much as $1.18 billion for 2019....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Infineon confirms twice-lowered guidance for 5 percent revenue growth German chipmaker Infineon Technologies stood by its twice-lowered revenue forecast on Tuesday, as it reported flat second-quarter sales that were in line with its most recent guidance....
08:26, 05/07/2019

India's Service Sector Growth Hits 7-Month Low: Survey Factory output also expanded at a weaker pace in April than the previous month amid uncertainty about what policies the new government might adopt. That brought down the composite PMI to its lowest in......
15:13, 05/06/2019

Trade Shifts From Growth Engine to Potential Drag for China China’s exports dropped unexpectedly in April, likely adding a further complication to Beijing’s efforts to stabilize growth amid renewed trade tensions with the U.S....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Hindustan Unilever's Net Profit Rises 14%, Volume Growth Contracts In Q4 Hindustan Unilever quarterly results: Hindustan Unilever's net profit rose 13.84 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) to Rs 1,538 crore in January-March quarter compared with Rs 1,351 crore during the same......
02:00, 05/04/2019

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccinos along with one new drink....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Restaurant Brands quarterly profit falls on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc posted a 19 percent fall in first-quarter adjusted profit on Monday, hit by slower sales growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
13:13, 04/29/2019

April business survey predicts slower pace of economic growth in the US A survey of corporate economists predicts the pace of growth will decline as employers face pressure to raise wages, spend more on worker training, and automate tasks because of the low unemployment rate....
15:52, 04/29/2019

Brazil will not sacrifice curbing inflation for growth - central bank chief Brazil's central bankers are disappointed with how the economy is performing but will not sacrifice controlling inflation for boosting growth, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Suzuki Registers A Growth Of 9.25 Per Cent Suzuki Motorcycle India has had an optimistic start to the 2019-20 financial year. The Japanese two-wheeler make registered a growth of 9.25 per cent for the month of April 2019 with 57,072 units sold......
19:26, 05/01/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation....
21:26, 04/29/2019

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

McDonald's earnings beat estimates as promotions drive sales growth McDonald's on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, thanks to a string of successful promotions and its store upgrades....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Mitsubishi Motors switches gears to slower growth in post-Ghosn era Mitsubishi Motors Corp forecast on Thursday a 19 percent fall in operating profit this year as it reins in aggressive growth amid slowing global car demand and charts a new course after the ouster of former chairman Carlos Ghosn....
14:39, 05/09/2019

CFE'S APRIL VOLUME UP 148% OVER YEAR-AGO; Growth Paced By Strong Trading In VIX Futures CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that trading volume during April 2008 totaled 103,438 contracts, an increase of 148% over the April 2007 volume of 41,644 contracts.Average daily volume during April was 4,7...
10:26, 05/05/2019

Despite strong growth outlook, financial advisors see first decrease in base pay in years On the heels of the Great Recession and with the recent change in the tax law, demand – and pay – for financial advisors have risen steadily — until now....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Activision Blizzard snacks on another strong quarter of Candy Crush growth Activision Blizzard said today Candy Crush active users were up for the second quarter in a row, 2% to 272 million, in its Q1 earnings report.Read More...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Toyota operating profit growth to drop this year on revenue slip Toyota Motor forecast lower growth in operating profit for the current year on an expected drop in revenue and weaker vehicle sales in Japan and North America....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Slack IPO Filing Shows Sharp Revenue Growth but Continued Losses Slack Technologies published plans for its unusual initial public offering, detailing financial results of a fast-growing business whose software has become the main method of communication for some customers....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Trump’s effort to remake the Fed and accelerate economic growth hits a setback Multiple Republican senators criticized or outright rejected President Trump’s plans to nominate political supporter Stephen Moore, and another backer, Herman Cain, pulled out of consideration after facing opposition....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Growth Rate Of The Automobile Sector Keeps Changing Every Month: Nitin Gadkari Only two of the 16 companies on BSE Auto Index have held their heads above water this year. Tata Motors which rebounded last month after declining to its lowest level since 2011 in February....
08:00, 05/11/2019

China's central bank adviser says U.S. tariffs could cut GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank adviser said on Friday....
05:39, 05/10/2019

Marriott Revenue Lags as Slower Economic Growth Pressures Hotels Marriott International posted weaker than expected revenue growth from guest stays in the latest period, but said its business is stable as it generates more money in fees and expands its portfolio....
05:26, 05/11/2019

Real Meals: Burger King counters Happy Meals with options if you are are 'pissed' or 'salty' McDonald's has the Happy Meal, but Burger King has countered with the Real Meal for those customers that just aren't 'happy all the time.'        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Real Meals: Burger King counters Happy Meals with options if you are 'pissed' or 'salty' McDonald's has the Happy Meal, but Burger King has countered with the Real Meal for those customers that just aren't 'happy all the time.'        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Walmart posts record sales growth, but warns of price hikes due to tariffs Walmart said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years. Walmart shares, which have gained ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continu...
16:13, 04/28/2019

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

Bajaj Auto Beats Industry Slowdown, Posts 21 Per Cent Growth In Net Profit Bajaj Auto bucked the trend of an overall industry slowdown and posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter of the financial year 2018-19, as well as overall numbers for FY 2019....
21:39, 05/17/2019

Global tightening cycle over, slower ride for growth ahead: Reuters Poll Major central banks are done tightening policy, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters, with the growth outlook wilting across developed and emerging economies along with scant prospects for a surge in inflation....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Chinese tech firms' search for growth seen boosting costs in March quarter Three of China's biggest tech companies are expected to report that they ramped up or broadly maintained their pace of quarterly spending to develop new technology and push into relatively new markets, as current growth drivers stall....
10:13, 05/09/2019

India Uncertainty, Japan Tax Rise To Limit Profit Growth: Suzuki Motor Suzuki Motor Corp anticipates currency volatility, particularly the rupee and euro, to weigh on profit growth, even as it expects overall global vehicle sales to hit record highs....
10:00, 05/10/2019

US tariffs could cut China's GDP growth by 0.3 percentage points, says Chinese central bank advisor Plans by Washington to hike tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could cut China's growth by 0.3 percentage points but the strengthening economy has become more resilient to external shocks, a Chinese central bank advisor said on Friday....
06:52, 05/10/2019

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies a...
15:26, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Coca Cola HBC's quarterly sales driven by emerging markets growth Soft drink bottler Coca Cola HBC AG reported a 4.4 percent rise in first-quarter net sales revenue on Thursday, driven by strong demand in emerging markets - its largest segment....
09:39, 05/02/2019

Lachlan Murdoch speaks to FOX investors: ‘We have created a company extremely well-positioned for growth’ FOX is “returning to its roots” following a blockbuster deal with Disney, and now stands “at the apex” of the media industry, Executive Chairman and CEO Lachlan Murdoch said Thursday at the company’s first-ever investor day....
23:39, 05/09/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade war stokes growth fears Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Monday, as an escalating tariff war between the United States and China raised concerns about global economic growth....
16:39, 05/13/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as deepening U.S.-China trade war stokes growth fears Canada's main stock index fell for the third straight day on Monday, as an escalating trade row between the United States and China had investors worrying about the damage it could cause to global economic growth....
17:26, 05/13/2019

Our obsession with growth is ruining the planet. A Green New Deal can save us | Kate Aronoff If we want to head off mass extinction, we should grasp this once-in-a-species chance to throw out the old rules completelyWe seem to be caught between parallel universes. You may have caught a glimpse of the first last week, when GDP was announced t...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Insiders describe aggressive growth tactics at uBiome, health start-up raided by the FBI last week According to four company insiders, uBiome was routinely billing patients multiple times without their consent and pressuring its on-staff doctors to approve tests with minimal oversight....
20:13, 05/02/2019

Yum Brands shares fall after Taco Bell and Pizza Hut same-store sales growth disappoints The parent company of fast-food franchises KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street's expectations....
15:00, 05/01/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX softer, Brazil's real & Bovespa weaken on growth fears Latin American currencies softened on Thursday against a dollar that was strengthened by trade war fears, while a Latin American stocks benchmark fell as losses in index heavyweight Brazil overcame gains on other countries' exchanges. Traders thi...
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Oxxo stores drive quarterly growth at Mexico's Femsa; profit leaps Mexican bottler and retailer Femsa on Monday reported first-quarter growth across all its units, particularly in its Oxxo convenience stores, pushing revenue up 5.6 percent....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Global Q1 2019 market reports highlight Samsung and Apple's struggles, Huawei's incredible growth While foldable designs and 5G connectivity are widely expected to eventually bring back growth to the stagnant smartphone market, it shouldn't come as a big surprise to hear the industry's major players haven't done enough during 2019's first quarter...
17:26, 05/02/2019

How a teenage growth spurt helped put England debutant Jofra Archer on fast track to success On Friday at Malahide, England began the most exciting summer in a generation by giving a debut that is almost as hotly-anticipated. Jofra Archer's first steps in international cricket were of particular interest at the southern end of both Barbados ...
15:52, 05/03/2019

Fed holds rates steady amid Trump pressure to ease money, calls economic growth 'solid' Federal Reserve officials announced Wednesday that they had held their interest rate target steady, further cementing the central bank’s shift away from previous plans to tighten monetary policy over the course of 2019....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Apple shares drop 7% this week on fears China trade turmoil threatens iPhone growth plans Apple shares have slid steadily amid tumultuous U.S. trade negotiations with China, as investors fear CEO Tim Cook's warning earlier this year about iPhone sales in China may yet come true....
21:52, 05/10/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption,...
02:00, 05/12/2019

US jobs report: April continues growth as 263,000 jobs added Economy has now added jobs every month for 103 months in a row as wages rose an annual rate of 3.2%The US economy added 263,000 jobs in April, continuing an unprecedented run of jobs growth as the unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, a near 50-year low.Th...
19:52, 05/03/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES SOLID SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REVENUES, NET INCOME RISE 12% AND 11%, RESPECTIVELY, AS CBOE CONTINUES TO FUND GROWTH INITIATIVES Chicago, July 30, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 rose 12 percent to $109.4 million from $97.6 m...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Cboe Vest’s New “Dividend Aristocrats” ETF (Ticker: KNG) Combines Quality Dividend Growers with Partial Call Overwriting Strategy, Targeting Income with Growth McLean, VA – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”), a majority-owned asset management subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, Inc., has launched the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF (KNG), its first ETF....
02:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD RESULTS FOR 2007; FOURTH QUARTER MARKS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT REVENUE AND EARNINGS GROWTH CHICAGO, January 30, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2007 of $24.3 million, a 76 percent increase compared with $13.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2006. Total revenues for the q...
10:26, 05/05/2019

CBOE: TENTH CONSECUTIVE QUARTER OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH; Pre-tax profits jump 36% for second quarter, 55% Y-T-D; Revenues up 15% and 24% for quarter and Y-T-D, respectively CHICAGO, July 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that its unaudited pre-tax profits rose 36 percent for the three-month period ending June 30, 2008, totaling $43.9 million versus $32.2 million for the same period a y...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CBOE Vest Launches CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX) McLean, Virginia, January 11, 2017 — CBOE Vest, an investment manager focused on Target Outcome Investment strategies, today announced it has launched the CBOE Vest S&P 500 Enhanced Growth Strategy Fund (ENGIX). The fund is designed to track the CBOE...
01:39, 05/03/2019

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
04:52, 05/05/2019

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Nintendo is selling discount game vouchers to Switch Online members Nintendo is selling vouchers exclusively to Switch Online members that you can use to purchase some of the platform's most popular games at a discount. A pair of vouchers will set you back $100, and you can use each one to redeem any eligible ti...
14:13, 05/16/2019

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

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Airbus CEO says all planemakers to suffer from 'lose-lose' trade war Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury warned on Thursday any further escalation of trade tensions would damage aerospace firms globally, including the European planemaker's U.S. rival Boeing....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Brent oil hovers around $72 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Oracle is losing the Warriors, but Oakland will always have Dame As a kid, Damian Lillard would roam the arena hallways after Warriors home games. Now he has a chance to close out his Oracle Arena in storybook fashion....
14:52, 05/16/2019

My mum is a zero-waste icon – she made us drink squash from old yoghurt pots | Adrian Chiles A charity proposes that we bring our own plastic containers when we buy takeaway food. I couldn’t agree more. My mother taught us that there is no such thing as single-use anythingSome ideas are so obvious that it can only be their very obviousness t...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Popular forever: the intellectual larrikin that was Bob Hawke | Barrie Cassidy Barrie Cassidy on a PM who was ‘just as dedicated to forging economic accords as he was to picking winners at the track’Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89Tributes to ‘great Australian’ Bob Hawke – rolling coverageBob Hawke’s hea...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Cyprus reclaims stolen reliquary case with saints' remains Cyprus' Antiquities Department says a reliquary case containing the partial remains of nine Orthodox Christian saints that was stolen from a church in the ethnically split island's breakaway north has been returned to Church authorities....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innovate....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Football clubs urged to bring in 'James Bond' tech to fight anti-Semitism and racism When you hear Ophir Revach explain the technology that can be used to combat anti-Semitism and racism in football stadia, it sounds like something from a James Bond movie....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leadership of her center-right party and said she wouldn...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Rolling Stones North American tour to start in Chicago NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment . The rockers announced Thursday the No Filter tour will kick off in Chicago with two shows o...
15:13, 05/16/2019

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

The Latest: Tiger back at Bethpage, ready to go FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Tiger Woods is back at Bethpage Black after a late decision to skip the final round of practice at the PGA Championship. Woods had planned to play the front nine...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners - documents The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation's biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to ...
15:26, 05/16/2019

Should Zion Williamson engineer an escape from the hapless Pelicans? New Orleans are primed to select the generational talent with the No1 pick of the NBA draft. But does he want to join a team accustomed to failure?Tuesday night was a dream for the New Orleans Pelicans. They won the 2019 NBA draft lottery, and are fi...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Italian Open: Konta beats Stephens but faces Venus Williams in second match of day Konta beats Stephens 6-7, 6-4, 6-1Osaka beats Cibulkova 6-3, 6-3Johanna Konta came back from a set down to beat Sloane Stephens for arguably the best win of her career in the second round at the Italian Open. However, she must return to the court lat...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
16:00, 05/16/2019

The 2020 Audi A4 Redesign Removes Its One Unique Characteristic There’s an all-new BMW 3 Series out, which means it’s no real surprise that Audi went back and redrew some parts of the new 2020 Audi A4. The last time the car was redesigned it got notched headlights, which was a big departure for the car at the tim...
16:00, 05/16/2019

I'm a Eurovision fan, but as a gay man and a Palestinian I can't support it this year | Elias Jahshan I can’t get swept up in the camp, kitsch excitement around the 2019 song contest. The politics are too importantIt’s hard not to love Eurovision: it’s camp, kitsch fun and I’m a sucker for power ballads and dance floor bangers. In recent years, I hav...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release, is scheduled to be executed on Thursday in Tennessee....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Man City's possible Champions League ban a step closer Manchester City are facing a possible ban from the Champions League as UEFA's financial body today deliberates its judgment over an investigation into the club's spending. ...
16:26, 05/16/2019

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors to a record loss....
16:52, 05/16/2019

New series ‘Nancy Drew, ‘Batwoman’ join CW’s fall schedule Female power rules in the CW’s new fall TV series, with heroes including teenage detective Nancy Drew and Batwoman. In “Nancy Drew,” Kennedy McMann plays the sleuth whose life has been derailed by her mother’s death and a murder that ensnares her...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The Proustian draw of sexy hawthorn | Brief letters Scapegoats | Gorbachev | Timpson | Hawthorn | Danny DrinkwaterIt is surprising that your stimulating and relevant supplement (Age of rage: the ultimate guide to anger, 11 May) appears to overlook a major effect of anger: scapegoating, ie the displace...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Epic Games offers up to 75 percent off select games in its 'Mega Sale' Tired of waiting for the Steam Sale? Starting today, you can find some of your favorite games for up to 75 percent off. The "Epic Mega Sale" runs now through June 13th, and during the sale, Epic Games is also offering an additional $10 off for every....
17:13, 05/16/2019

The Trump administration is denying citizenship to the children of same-sex couples because they were born 'out of wedlock' The Trump administration is attempting to deny citizenship to the children of same-sex couples born abroad, as The Daily Beast first reported. According to policies enacted in the summer of 2018, "a child born abroad must be biologically related to a...
17:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-EU fines Barclays, Citi, JP Morgan, MUFG and RBS $1.2 bln for FX 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....
17:26, 05/16/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on higher oil prices, upbeat jobs data Canada's main stock index rose for the third straight day on Thursday, boosted by energy stocks which gained on the back of higher oil prices and as a private survey showed higher job additions in April....
17:26, 05/16/2019

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 220,000 for the most recent week, down from the 228,000 claims reported for the previous week....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Koalas are now ‘functionally extinct,’ experts say They are in danger of going the way of the dodo. Koala bears have been declared “functionally extinct,” the Australian Koala Foundation reports. The fluffy marsupial is down to just 80,000 wild species members, meaning there aren’t ...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Architecture firm wants to turn Notre Dame cathedral roof into swimming pool A Swedish architecture firm has proposed converting the entirety of Notre Dame cathedral’s fire-ravaged roof into a swimming pool — a radical departure from the Gothic structure’s traditional design. Stockholm-based firm Ulf Mejergr...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Authorities find radioactive chemicals at Ohio middle school An Ohio middle school will shut down indefinitely after authorities discovered it was potentially contaminated with cancer-causing radioactive materials, officials said. Scioto Valley Local District officials announced Monday that Zahn’s Corner...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Prannoy Roy Analyses BJP-JDU Chemistry, Bihar Mahagathbandhan's Chances Will the ruling Janata Dal (United) manage to pull off a win this time as well? Or the Rashtriya Janata Dal with Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, manage to bag votes? Will the......
18:26, 05/16/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
18:26, 05/16/2019

"Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue The massive political row over vandalising a statue of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar continued today with Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer......
18:26, 05/16/2019

Investigation In Bofors Case To Continue, Says CBI The investigation into the Bofors case related to the alleged Rs 64 crore kickbacks in the purchase of the Swedish artillery guns will continue, Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI officials said......
18:26, 05/16/2019

Wheels: New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car....
18:26, 05/16/2019

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

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epidemic that might wipe out hundreds of millions of hogs....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Joey Gallo, king of baseball's Three True Outcomes era Baseball in 2019 is about going deep and drawing walks, even if it means piling up strikeouts -- and nobody exemplifies the boom-or-bust approach better than Gallo....
18:39, 05/16/2019

|MTNNigerianeededjust16minutestoreversemarketfortunes After a lengthy ceremony of speeches, congratulations and rounds of applause delayed the start of trading for more than half an hour, it looked as though MTN Nigeria Communications may not trade at all with the market due to close for the day at 14:3...
19:13, 05/16/2019

|Dis-Chemsaysstoreroll-outontrack,asstrikecutsintoDecemberearnings The pharmacy chain is recovering from a five-month strike by some 2 300 employees over wages, which started in November in 2018 and ended in mid-April....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spreading disinformation....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Televangelist Jim Bakker Is Hawking a $45 Trump Prayer Coin, Calls It 'Point of Contact' With God In the continuous effort by the right to bring God down to Trump’s level, televangelist Jim Bakker is selling a $45 gold-plated Trump coin that he calls a “point of contact” with God, showing President Trump alongside Biblical King Cyrus....
19:26, 05/16/2019

OpenFin raises $17 million to modernize financial terminals OpenFin, a company developing a Chromium-based OS for financial desktops, has raised $17 million in capital, bringing its total raised to $40 million.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
19:39, 05/16/2019

Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway make key changes to 2019 stock picks These are Warren Buffett's top stock holdings and positions worth noting during the first quarter of 2019.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning to ask court to quash new grand jury subpoena Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, facing a fresh grand jury subpoena to testify about her contacts with WikiLeaks, will ask a federal court on Thursday to quash the subpoena, a spokesman for her legal team said....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly Queens woman died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the 84-year-old woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41st Stree...
20:00, 05/16/2019

These Two Five-Year-Olds Just Schooled Jimmy Kimmel on the Subject of Love On Wednesday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! the late night host embarked on “a mission to educate” the youth of today on the meaning of a certain four-letter word: love. To do this, he sat down with kindergartners Dean and Ar...
20:00, 05/16/2019

| Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another city....
20:13, 05/16/2019

Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the company's shares this week....
20:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act....
20:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. President Trump took out new 30-year mortgage in 2018 worth over $5 million U.S. President Donald Trump obtained a new 30-year mortgage in 2018 for a property he owned in West Palm Beach, Florida, according to new financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics....
20:39, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Brooks Koepka with another 63 in the PGA The Latest on the PGA Championship: Koepka with another 63, 1st player with 63 in consecutive years in the majors        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Malawi: Head to head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
20:39, 05/16/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros 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....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Saudi-Led Airstrikes Target Yemeni Rebels After Drone Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed areas held by Iran-allied rebels in Yemen as Saudi officials accused Tehran of ordering the group to stage an attack on its facilities this week....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 17 Found Inside a Wooden Fish Building Location: Season 9 Guide Fortbyte 17 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found Inside a Wooden Fish Building". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Sony's 4K OLED Xperia 1 hits the US July 12th Sony has revealed when you'll be able to get your hands on its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1. It goes on sale in the US July 12th for $950....
21:00, 05/16/2019

NTSB says Tesla's Autopilot was active during fatal Model 3 crash The National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report that Tesla's Autopilot system was active at the time of a fatal Model 3 crash in Delray Beach, Florida. Data showed the car's driver, who died in the March 1st incident, ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Lions QB Matthew Stafford: Wife 'right where the doctors want her to be' after brain surgery Kelly Stafford's recovery from brain surgery is 'right where the doctors want,' Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford said.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship Koepka leaves Woods and everyone else in his wake at PGA Championship with record round of 63 at Bethpage Black        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said he wasn’t welcome in her center-right European part...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan with little chance of advancing in ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Google’s Live Transcribe is getting sound events and transcription saving Google is updating Live Transcribe with new features, sound events, and transcription saving, coming to the speech recognition tool next month.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now available at Verizon, save up to $650 The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the first commercially available 5G smartphone in the US, is now available to purchase exclusively at Verizon both in-store and online.How much does the Galaxy S10 5G cost?The premium smartphone, which is sold in Majestic B...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Game of Thrones petition to remake series nears half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
21:52, 05/16/2019

CNN’s Don Lemon doesn’t let ‘anchor’ title get in the way of his on-air opinions “CNN Tonight” anchor Don Lemon is billed as just that, an anchor. But he spouts liberal opinions on a regular basis and has raised eyebrows in the process....
22:00, 05/16/2019

The CW's Crisis On Infinite Earths will include every Arrowverse show and go for 5 hours Last year, just as Avengers: Infinity War fever was sweeping the nation, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow threw in a familiar plot about collecting a series of magical stones that each have a particular super power. Unlike Infinity War, that ended with the h...
22:13, 05/16/2019

A new Dark Knight rises in the first trailer for The CW's Batwoman Ruby Rose’s Batwoman was introduced in Elseworlds, the most recent “Arrowverse” crossover on The CW, defending a distinctly crap-tastic Gotham City in the absence of a different caped crusader who mysteriously stopped showing up right around the time...
22:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Daly drives his way into PGA scene FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black (all times local): 4:20 p.m. John Daly’s driving is better than his … driving. The two-time major winner was given a rare exemption to be allowed to...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Honduras president’s brother admits knowing drug lords NEW YORK (AP) — Recently unsealed testimony shows that a brother of the Honduran president admitted to U.S. federal agents that he’d accepted presents from violent drug traffickers he’d known for years and once asked Honduran officials ab...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Mackie CR3 computer speakers drop to $67 This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals h...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colors So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as "fun" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Woods shakes off illness but makes slow start at Bethpage Tiger Woods cleared up the reason for his mysterious absence from Bethpage Black on the eve of the PGA Championship, revealing after Thursday's first round that he had not been feeling well....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
22:52, 05/16/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in a world where viewers have hundreds of options....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Matthew Stafford gives update on wife Kelly’s progress after brain surgery Matthew Stafford is appreciative for the unyielding support he and wife Kelly have received as she continues to recover from brain surgery. Appearing on “The Mitch Albom Show” Wednesday, the Lions quarterback said Kelly is doing well sinc...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that the Jets may have not anticipated was the reporting...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: Baseball field invader briefly evades Braves security before taking huge hit A clothed man streaked around the field during an Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals game, managing to evade security, before taking a huge hit and being kicked out of SunTrust Field in Atlanta....
23:00, 05/16/2019

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

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Here's What You Should Know About the Upcoming Nest/Google Account Migration At Google I/O 2019, Google announced it was renaming the Google Home Hub smart display to be the Google Nest Hub while also combining the two brands into a presumably more harmonious single entity. Now Google wants Nest users to better understand wha...
23:26, 05/16/2019

Tiger had a messy start to the PGA. Here's how it happened Maybe there was some rust having taken so much time off since his Masters win. But Tiger struggled Thursday at Bethpage Black and is way back of leader Brooks Koepka....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Oscar Wilde's London haunt debuts after $50 million makeover Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London's posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million....
23:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
23:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings and forecast quarterly revenue below estimates, sending its shares down 8% in extended trading....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year due to crew errors Cuba's Institute of Civil Aeronautics said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havna that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew....
23:39, 05/16/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
00:00, 05/17/2019

|WhyelectriccarsinSAhavebeenslowontheuptakeandhowitmighttakepublictransporttothenextlevel While many people thought only of passenger cars when it came to electric vehicles, the international market was moving in the direction of electric vehicles for public transport and freight trucks, delegates at the African Utility Week has heard....
00:13, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
00:13, 05/17/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Nick Kyrgios storms off court: 'Emotions got the better of me' Australia's Nick Kyrgios apologises after forfeiting his second-round match at the Italian Open after walking off court against Norway's Casper Ruud....
00:52, 05/17/2019

How the 2020 Toyota Supra Compares to the Toyota 86 in Real-World Driving Two sports cars. Both are rear-wheel drive. Both have two doors. Both have the same badge—Toyota. Curiously, neither of them has a Toyota engine. One costs literally twice as much as the other. They’re as different as they are similar. So when you dr...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Ayesha Curry is confident in her success TV personality and author Ayesha Curry, wife of NBA megastar Steph Curry, talks about critics who say she's only successful due to her husband, as well as wanting to teach her daughters it's OK to be "proud to be a wife and a mom." (May 16)...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning: 'I'm just not going to comply' Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. (May 16)        ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Good samaritan describes Alaska crash scene (KTUU/NBC News) Chuck Hanas was the first person to arrive at the scene of Monday’s fatal plane collision in Ketchikan, Alaska. He and his wife Colleen Nesbitt were aboard their boat, the “Hotel California,” when they saw a plane go...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Sunnyside Coach & Mentor To Make Comeback at MMA RUF 32 TUCSON – Sunnyside High school assistant wrestling coach Ray Piña is making a big comeback in professional Mixed Martial Arts. The 3-time wrestling state champ will fight at “RUF 32” in Maricopa, AZ. Here’s more with the Sunny...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
01:13, 05/17/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Son Miles Turns 1: See the Birthday Boy's Cutest Photos Light some candles for the birthday cake because Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's son turns 1 today! The couple's second child, Miles Stephens, celebrated his big first birthday......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Meghan Markle's Close Friends Say New Mom "Doesn't Deserve" Negative Press Those close to Meghan Markle know the truth about the Duchess of Sussex. Ever since becoming a household name partly because of her relationship with Prince Harry, the former actress has......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Emmy-winning broker lists her own East Side home for $3M Emmy Award-winning TV producer and Douglas Elliman broker Penny Crone has listed her two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home at 207 E. 57th St., whose past residents included Gayle King and chef Richard Sandoval. The 18th-floor Sutton Place unit is asking $2.9...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
01:52, 05/17/2019

The right and bizarre next move for Jets: Give Adam Gase the power The Jets’ training center in Florham Park has a very clear division in it. The first floor has the coaches’ offices. The second floor houses the front office. For too long, those two floors have felt like two different planets. The Jets have not felt...
01:52, 05/17/2019

What to know about EEG tests An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera so it doesn't need a notch The Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest flagship phone from the brand, and it's bringing a full front screen thanks to a flippable camera that avoids the necessity of a notch.Instead of having separate front and rear cameras, you can just flip the came...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Best small business web hosting for 2019 Every business needs a website, but finding the right website hosting package isn't always easy. Many plans are targeted primarily at home users, and don't have the power that businesses need.Take email, for instance. We've seen hostin...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Need To Come Down "Very, Very Heavily" On Sex Offenders: Air India Chief Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani......
02:13, 05/17/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful business model" designed to exploit the law....
02:13, 05/17/2019

A gunman slaughtered 11 Jews. Then people hunted for hate online The deadliest attack on Jews in American history appears to have triggered a spike in anti-Semitic searches on Google, exclusive research by CNN shows....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Former Uggs salesman found guilty of being Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A former Uggs salesman with a rocky marriage has been found guilty of working as a “sleeper” agent for an arm of Hezbollah while living in the Bronx — helping the terror group prepare for attacks on New York City. After less than a day of deliberatio...
02:39, 05/17/2019

How cops used a photo of Woody Harrelson to catch a beer thief He wasn’t a natural born killer — just an alleged beer thief. A creative NYPD detective used an image of Woody Harrelson to track down a look-alike suspect in the department’s facial-recognition system when footage of the actual person of interest di...
02:39, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
03:26, 05/17/2019

REFILE-Nvidia forecasts second-quarter revenue above estimates Nvidia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates on strong demand for its gaming chips and higher sales to data centers, sending its shares up more than 4%....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
03:52, 05/17/2019

Angelique Kerber tells Bianca Andreescu she's a 'drama queen' after loss Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.        ...
03:52, 05/17/2019

She Served $8 School Lunch To Teen Who Couldn't Pay. Then She Was Fired A cafeteria worker in Canaan, New Hampshire, was fired after a supervisor caught her violating her employer's policy. Her offense? Giving food worth $8 to a student with no money in his account....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Iraqi Airways To Resume First Flights To Syria From Saturday After 2011 Iraqi Airways is to resume flights to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman for the national carrier said Thursday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
04:00, 05/17/2019

A Bill de Blasio presidency would make America like the groundhog the NYC mayor 'killed': Mark Steyn Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential prospects are slim, but America would not fare well under the newest Democratic candidate's presidency if he defeated President Trump....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Toto Wolff: More to come from Mercedes F1 package in 2019 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says there is still "good" steps to come from its Formula 1 car and engine package, even though it has so far dominated the 2019 season...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Warriors rule Durant (calf) out for Games 3 and 4 Kevin Durant will miss Games 3 and 4 of the Warriors' Western Conference finals series against the Trail Blazers, coach Steve Kerr told ESPN's Doris Burke, in addition to missing tonight's Game 2....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Baidu forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates, shares fall Chinese search engine operator Baidu Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings and forecast quarterly revenue below estimates, sending its shares down 8% in extended trading....
04:26, 05/17/2019

IM Pei: celebrated architect behind Louvre pyramid dead at 102 Pei, whose portfolio included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th centuryIM Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th ce...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Trump's financial report shows earnings and losses but misses tax return details As the president continues to refuse to release tax documents, this filing is a yearly requirement and showed mixed business resultsDonald Trump’s 2018 financial disclosure report was released on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics, shedding ...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Comedy 'Big Bang Theory' makes sentimental farewell Sheldon and Amy won their Nobel Prize and the elevator was finally fixed in a sentimental finale on Thursday to television comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" that left fans in tears of delight....
05:13, 05/17/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
05:39, 05/17/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Suarez singles in rain, Reds slow Cubs’ surge with 4-2 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez singled home the go-ahead run during a fifth-inning downpour and added another RBI single Thursday night as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away to a 4-2 victory that slowed the Chicago Cubs’ momentum. Chicago came i...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on an Interstate 4 on-ramp in Maitland, just north of O...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Rays acquire C Kratz in trade with Giants ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired journeyman catcher Erik Kratz in a trade with the San Francisco Giants. The 38-year-old Kratz hit .125 (4 for 32) in 15 games for San Francisco. He was designated for assignment on Tuesday....
06:26, 05/17/2019

Warriors survive Blazers to take 2-0 series lead Draymond Green lobbed to Kevon Looney for a go-ahead hoop with 52.9 seconds remaining, then converted a Stephen Curry assist into a layup of his own 40 seconds later, allowing the Golden State Warriors to outlast the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-...
06:39, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure....
06:39, 05/17/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
06:39, 05/17/2019

Trump Wants to Torture Migrants With His Big, Beautiful Wall According to the Washington Post, President Trump has been very, very involved in planning how his fantasy border wall will look and what kind of damage it will do to those who try to cross it. It seems that Trump’s ideal wall would look and act some...
06:39, 05/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
06:52, 05/17/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame......
06:52, 05/17/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
07:26, 05/17/2019

Warriors steal win in closing seconds to go up 2-0 on Blazers Golden State stormed back from 17 points down, and Andre Iguodala sealed a 114-111 victory with a steal on Damian Lillard in the closing seconds.        ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
08:00, 05/17/2019

UK Restaurant Owner's Tweet After Manager Serves $5,000 Wine By Mistake Restaurant work is demanding and intense, and managers are not always known for their kindness and understanding. So when one steakhouse in Manchester, England, tweeted a "chin up" message to a server......
08:52, 05/17/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
08:52, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
09:26, 05/17/2019

ETA former leader arrested after 16 years on the run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, officials said Thursday....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Halle Berry and Keanu Reeves Try to Name Lyrics to Migos' 'John Wick' The John Wick franchise is like a wet dream for lovers of action-adventure films. Director Chad Stahelski has built a world with umpteen highly choreographed fight scenes (I’d hate to be a stunt person in the film), a semi-solid storyline, guns and g...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud with the media....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Even with sandy spines and smudged type, reading on the beach is a pleasure | Hannah Jane Parkinson It’s harder here for real life to intrudeI am writing this column from a beach in Cuba. My fringe has been slicked back by the sea. One half of my face is already the colour of cheap rosé. I am lying under a palm tree to save the other half from a si...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Tata Ace Mini-Truck Will Make The Shift To BS-VI Tata Motors has confirmed that the company's top-selling light commercial vehicle, Tata Ace, will make the shift to Bharat Stage VI (BS6) next year. The news was confirmed to us on the sidelines of......
09:52, 05/17/2019

|Richemontprofitmissesestimatesasonlineacquisitionsweigh Richemont reported full-year operating profit that trailed analysts’ estimates as the company consolidated its acquisitions of online platforms YNAP and Watchfinder....
10:52, 05/17/2019

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
11:13, 05/17/2019

F-16 fighter crashes into warehouse, pilot ejects A pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in California. The pilot wasn't hurt. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

2019 hurricane names: Is your name on the list? The Atlantic hurricane season is June 1-Nov. 30. Is your name Andrea, Fernand or Sebastien? If so, there's a storm with your moniker.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Amazon takes top stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo LONDON (AP) — Amazon is investing in British meal delivery company Deliveroo, expanding its reach into food retailing. Deliveroo said Friday that it raised $575 million from investors led by Amazon. It said Amazon will become Deliveroo’s larges...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Ex-stakes winner Saudi Poetry newest resident at Old Friends GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — A thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky has welcomed former graded stakes winner Saudi Poetry as its newest resident. Old Friends farm says Saudi Poetry was donated by former thoroughbred trainer Jeff Morris and his long-tim...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Kinsler’s 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception. Franmil Reyes al...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
11:39, 05/17/2019

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

Markets Create Their Own Reality Stock markets are often accused of living in an alternate reality, but to analyze the trade war with China you have to accept the truth: Stock markets make their own reality....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Only Tariffs Can Rain on Walmart's Party Walmart’s string of strong sales continues unabated in 2019, with its first-quarter earnings topping expectations and setting up a strong outlook for the rest of the year....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Kinsler: Post-HR outburst not directed at fans Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run homer for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Thursday night and set the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception....
11:52, 05/17/2019

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about....
11:52, 05/17/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn grappling with a measles outbreak say they are now dealing with a second scourge: ...
12:00, 05/17/2019

'Israel left us with no choice': Folau sacked by Rugby Australia – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia after posts he made on social media in April 2019. The Australian back posted that hell awaits for 'drunks, homosexuals, adulterers'. The Rugby Australia chief executive, Raelene Castle, said it was a s...
12:00, 05/17/2019

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12:00, 05/17/2019

Inside Keanu Reeves' Inscrutable Private World: Tragedy, Motorcycles and Epic Movie Stardom When Keanu Reeves was asked the other night, "What do you think happens when we die?" interviewer Stephen Colbert probably wasn't expecting such a deep--or assured--answer from the......
12:13, 05/17/2019

Real-Life Pokémon Costume Inspires Leggy Fan Art Iwate Prefecture in Japan recently selected Geodude as its official supporter, with the Rock Pokémon doing its best to promote the region. In the Pokémon games and anime, Geodude does not have legs, but its real-world cosplaying counterpart does. Unl...
12:13, 05/17/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix Once global regulators clear Boeing Co's 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Mercedes USA picks China chief Speeks to replace Exler as CEO Nicholas Speeks, 60, a career-long veteran of Mercedes-Benz, takes over from Dietmar Exler, who is leaving the company for a role said to be outside the auto industry....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Victoria Beckham’s New Graffiti Tee Is Inspired By School Leavers’ Shirts “I don’t remember exactly what was written on my school shirt – it was a while ago! – but I love that it’s still an expressive rite of passage,” the designer tells Vogue...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Spearmint Rhino strip club probe after 'lap dancers breach no-touch rule' An investigation has been launched into one of London's most famous strip clubs after an undercover sting allegedly exposed "rife sexual contact" between topless dancers and punters....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says To be an effective networker, it's important to view relationships as "capital," says Zvi Band, relationship strategist and author of "Success Is in Your Sphere."...
13:26, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Trump's new immigration plan, Iran and Chelsea Manning Friday’s top story: ‘merit-based’ immigration plan is ‘dead on arrival’, say critics. Plus, how Venezuela’s stalled revolution shows the limitations of the crowdSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with ...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Ukraine's ruling coalition breaks up ahead of Zelenskiy inauguration A group of lawmakers has quit Ukraine's ruling coalition allied with the outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. This could pose an obstacle to incoming leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his efforts to call for new elections....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's -- way....
14:13, 05/17/2019

This isn’t first time the Yankees wanted Kendrys Morales Fifteen years ago this coming December, the Yankees fantasized about Kendrys Morales’ swing taking advantage of playing 81 home games at Yankee Stadium. Morales was a switch-hitting free-agent first baseman from Cuba via the Dominican Republic and th...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Tower of London welcomes new ravens, ensuring the kingdom won’t crumble The Tower of London and the United Kingdom have been saved from prophesied doom after the historic landmark welcomed the birth of new raven chick for the first time in 30 years....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Samsung phones have a clever new hidden feature you won’t find on any iPhone Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are easily the company’s most exciting new flagship smartphones in years. Samsung’s devastating decline in sales last year was due in large part to the release of three of the most ...
15:13, 05/17/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
15:13, 05/17/2019

Brexitcast reacts to Danish politician advertising on PornHub Brexitcast hosts Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler can't stop laughing when they discuss where a Danish politician is advertising his election campaign online....
15:13, 05/17/2019

TweetDeck gets support for GIFs, emoji and more in-demand features Twitter is making some smart introductions for TweetDeck, including the most requested feature – following a poll of the user base – which is the ability to add GIFs when composing a new tweet within the app.As well as GIFs, you can als...
16:13, 05/17/2019

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16:13, 05/17/2019