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UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels

A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel com...

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels

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British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
15:26, 05/22/2019

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marric...
18:52, 06/06/2019

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms CPPIB pulls investments in CoreCivic and Geo GroupUnannounced move follows Guardian report on holdingsOne of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants ...
01:13, 07/06/2019

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
21:52, 07/10/2019

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global gets go ahead to divest $13bn of investmentsThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date ...
20:26, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
08:52, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to...
00:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 bln wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
23:26, 07/11/2019

Texas pension fund, PAAMCO Prisma back new hedge fund Two major institutional investors are backing Cinctive Capital, a new hedge fund being launched later this year by industry veterans Richard Schimel and Larry Sapanski, people familiar with the......
04:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as ...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time National Grid is able to confidently predict the 2019 record just six months into the yearZero-carbon energy sources are poised to overtake fossil fuels as the UK’s largest electricity source over a full calendar year.This year will be the first that...
05:00, 06/21/2019

National Trust to divest £1bn portfolio from fossil fuels Move by heritage body follows revelations last year about oil and gas investmentsThe National Trust is divesting its £1bn portfolio from fossil fuels in an attempt to help tackle the escalating climate crisis.The organisation, which looks after 780 m...
09:13, 07/04/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Virginia city to divest budget funds from fossil fuels CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have voted to divest the city’s operating budget investments from any entity involved in the production of fossil fuels or weapons. WVIR-TV reports the City Council voted 4-1 l...
12:13, 06/10/2019

Daily on Energy: The world will still thirst for fossil fuels in 2040 Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00, 08/05/2019

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisin...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Clean power to overtake fossil fuels in Britain in 2019 Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country's National Grid said on Friday....
06:39, 06/21/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels Despite agreeing upon climate emergency, delegates vote to back oil and gas companiesMore than 70 Church of Scotland delegates – including the outgoing moderator the Very Rev Susan Brown – have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its...
20:26, 05/22/2019

Democrats struggling to face fact that their plans would all but end fossil fuels Most Democratic presidential candidates running for president have rallied around a shared goal: Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050....
09:39, 08/09/2019

Donald Trump is a big booster of fossil fuels, so why are their stocks slipping? With carbon dioxide at a record 48% over preindustrial levels, the public and investors grow increasingly worried about climate change: Our view        ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journal, 12 September). She gives an apt metaphor that ...
02:26, 09/16/2019

Daily on Energy: Under attack, Biden may have staked out new ground on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 08/01/2019

Australia is third largest exporter of fossil fuels behind Russia and Saudi Arabia Australia Institute says claim Australia is only responsible for 1.2% of emissions hides real contribution to climate crisisAustralia’s role as a leader in the global fossil fuel trade is underscored by a report that finds it is the world’s third big...
22:00, 08/18/2019

Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida's Everglades on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending cr...
21:26, 06/24/2019

Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
21:26, 09/12/2019

Weaning U.S. power sector off fossil fuels would cost $4.7 trillion: study Eliminating fossil fuels from the U.S. power sector, a key goal of the "Green New Deal" backed by many Democratic presidential candidates, would cost $4.7 trillion and pose massive economic and social challenges, according to a report released on Thu...
08:26, 06/27/2019

Ban government investment in fossil fuels, urges cross-party group of MPs UK aid projects ‘actively undermine’ efforts to tackle climate crisis, MPs and campaign groups warnA cross-party group of MPs, backed by campaign groups, has called for an immediate ban on all investment in fossil fuels and for all UK aid to be “natu...
14:52, 07/08/2019

Daily on Energy: Democrats spared tricky questions on fossil fuels at nation’s oil and gas capital Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
01:00, 09/14/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump’s visit to petrochemical plant shows a Democratic ‘blind spot’ on fossil fuels Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
14:13, 08/14/2019

Steel pension fund in talks about £10.5bn buyout The trustees of the £10.5bn British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) are in secret talks to offload it two years after it was handed £550m to secure a rescue of the UK's biggest steel producer....
02:00, 06/30/2019

Bevin writes to lawmakers to outline changes to pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Looking to break the gridlock on his pension-relief proposal, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has reached out to lawmakers with several changes he’s agreed to make in hopes of winning enough support to have the measure taken up i...
02:39, 06/06/2019

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Clean electricity 'to overtake fossil fuels for first time in UK' More British electricity is set to come from clean energy sources than fossil fuel this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, according to National Grid....
13:39, 06/21/2019

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Australian retirees lose their $900,000 pension fund in cryptocurrency scam A retired couple in Australia have reportedly lost $900,000 to an elaborate cryptocurrency scam.  Mike and Karen Taylor were traveling around Australia in a camper van when they fell for the online scam. The cryptocurrency website they used looked le...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Danish pension fund excludes top oil firms on climate concerns Danish pension fund MP Pension said on Tuesday it would sell its stakes in 10 of the world's biggest oil firms as it seeks to divest major sources of carbon emissions from its portfolio....
08:00, 09/04/2019

British Steel: Turkish pension fund likely to be preferred bidder Two of the three remaining bidders are expected to be excluded imminentlyThe government is close to entering exclusive talks with a Turkish military pension fund about the sale of British Steel, raising hopes that more than 4,000 jobs and the Scuntho...
23:39, 08/08/2019

City probing DOE pension fund exec’s ‘crazy’ pay rise A little-known bureaucrat on the Department of Education payroll will make more money than Mayor de Blasio this fall after receiving a raise so “off the reservation” that it’s sparked a city investigation, The Post has learned. Daniel Miller is the d...
02:13, 09/01/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push cryptocurrencies into the mainstream....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Bevin: ‘Onus’ on lawmakers to muster votes for pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said Thursday it’s up to the GOP-led legislature to muster the votes needed to pass his pension-relief plan in a special legislative session he wants to convene. Bevin, who has worked for weeks try...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Danish pension fund dumps oil majors on climate change concerns The $20 billion fund says oil companies including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are not doing enough to meet goals set out in the Paris Agreement. But the fund has ruled out a blanket ban on fossil fuel companies....
01:39, 09/06/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
17:52, 05/21/2019

‘SOTC’: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Pits Teachers Versus Lawmakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s politics and policy show, “State of the Commonwealth,” takes a deep dive this week into the commonwealth’s crushing pension crisis. Speaking at his inauguration in 2015, Gov. Matt Bevin...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
04:13, 05/29/2019

Colombia's Colpatria, Canada's Scotiabank to sell pension fund to Chile's Habitat Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia and Colombian investment firm Colpatria are selling their jointly-held pension fund administrator, Colfondos, to Chilean private pension fund manager AFP Habitat, Scotiabank said in a statement on Friday....
17:52, 08/09/2019

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad: lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
05:52, 06/10/2019

Biden Caught Off Guard by Question on Fund-Raiser’s Fossil Fuel Ties The former vice president, at a climate change forum, seemed surprised by a question about the host of one of his fund-raisers. His campaign denied the man was an industry executive....
07:52, 09/05/2019

Joe Biden Caught Off Guard at Town Hall by Question on Fund-Raiser’s Fossil Fuel Ties The former vice president, at a climate change forum, seemed surprised by a question about Andrew Goldman, the host of one of his fund-raisers. His campaign denied Mr. Goldman was an industry executive....
18:39, 09/05/2019

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mitigate rising sea levels....
23:52, 06/28/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-sett...
00:00, 06/06/2019

‘Recess Rallies’ across the U.S. demand lawmakers act NBC- Over the weekend demonstrations in all 50 states with frustrated Americans calling on congress to take action on gun control. It’s been two weeks since a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas killing 22 people. And again just h...
01:52, 08/20/2019

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
01:00, 06/06/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Venture capital fuels Latam 'unicorns' expansion beyond borders Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond, as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region....
21:13, 08/08/2019

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthor...
22:26, 06/11/2019

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future wildfires sparked by their equipment, tackling a top issue for the state....
23:13, 07/11/2019

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
22:13, 06/11/2019

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

U.S. lawmakers say tariffs on EU olive oil pit Trump trade policy against demand U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the U.S. Trade Representative's Office not to impose new import tariffs on European olive oil, warning they could lead to an olive oil shortage and higher prices in the United States....
02:00, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals -sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
05:39, 05/24/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers...
21:52, 06/12/2019

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation fund — now that the US House of Representatives has approved the measure. “...
19:39, 07/15/2019

British lawmakers vote to demand government hand over Brexit documents British lawmakers voted on Monday to demand the government publish documents relating to its planning for a no-deal Brexit and private communications from government officials involved in a decision to suspend parliament....
21:26, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
12:39, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank of America profit beats as healthy economy fuels loan growth Bank of America Corp beat estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the United States' second-largest lender's loan book benefited from a healthy domestic economy....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Lawmakers' probe of UK stockpicker and broking giant could shake up fund industry, analysts say A post-mortem by British lawmakers and regulators into the suspension of the U.K.'s best known stockpicker's flagship fund could expose some systemic flaws in the fund industry, analysts suggest....
07:26, 06/21/2019

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation....
16:26, 07/20/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
15:39, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
04:13, 07/12/2019

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won't run out of money -- and for skipping a hearing devoted to that very crisis. ...
21:39, 06/11/2019

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
22:26, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Tinder love fuels Match Group's revenue beat, upbeat forecast; shares rise Online dating services provider Match Group Inc forecast third-quarter sales above estimates and reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as its popular app Tinder attracted more users, sending shares up more than 17% in exten...
02:13, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-SoftBank planning IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund - WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:26, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
13:13, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 9-Oil flat, Brent around $63/bbl as demand concerns weigh * GRAPHIC: Iran seizes tanker https://tmsnrt.rs/2O646ZX (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments, adds Reuters poll on U.S. crude inventories)...
21:13, 07/23/2019

Greatest Fund Manager Update: Stick With Delaware Healthcare And 3 Others Three of the four mutual fund managers I recommended beat the S&P 500 in June. Only the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities fund lost money. What happened and what should we do?...
18:39, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's wealth fund made record returns in Q1 Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, made record returns on investment in the first quarter amid a surge in tech stocks, it said on Friday....
12:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Sweden to introduce bank tax to fund defence boost Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said on Saturday the centre-left coalition government would introduce a bank tax to help fund greater defence spending from 2022....
21:52, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 2-California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday....
03:26, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Peabody expects third quarter to be hit by lower demand, prices Coal producer Peabody Energy Corp said on Thursday it expected third-quarter earnings to be lower than the second quarter due to lower demand and prices as well as a delay in ramping up production at its Queensland mine in Australia....
15:00, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 5-SoftBank Group's $108 bln Vision Fund 2 draws in Microsoft, Apple * Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi not listed among investors (Adds Mubadala comment, source comment on Saudi sovereign wealth fund participation, adds analyst comment, updates shares)...
13:39, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central bank said on Tuesday....
13:13, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power produ...
22:26, 05/22/2019

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

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

UPDATE 2-Woodford under fresh fire as Fidelity curbs investment in second fund British money manager Neil Woodford faced further pressure on Tuesday after retail platform Fidelity International stopped its customers from making new investments in one of his smaller funds....
16:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Hoplite Capital plans to shut down - letter Hedge fund Hoplite Capital is returning money to outside clients after a period of sluggish returns, the firm's founder, John Lykouretzos, told investors in a letter on Wednesday....
04:52, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 1-California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund -media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, media reports said on Friday....
00:39, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
20:13, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook exec meets with U.S. lawmakers to discuss privacy With a multibillion-dollar settlement looming for Facebook over user privacy violations, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss legislation to protect users of the social network, officia...
01:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday about allegations that it competed against its own sellers and pushed them to buy advertising and fulfillment services....
02:39, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 6-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers bashed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted to safeguard the world financial system and consumers' data....
00:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
02:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
17:00, 08/17/2019

UPDATE 1-PepsiCo results beat estimates on demand for sodas, chips PepsiCo Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday, as the company benefited from demand for its sodas and Lays chips, as well as its sparkling waters....
14:39, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 6-Oil falls on demand worries even as OPEC, allies extend cuts Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as concerns that the global economy could be slowing outweighed an agreement by OPEC and allies, including Russia, to extend supply cuts until next March....
15:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Shopify raises revenue forecast on higher e-commerce demand Shopify Inc on Thursday raised its full-year revenue forecast and reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as the Canadian e-commerce company's investments to attract customers paid off....
21:00, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Italian bank fund could take Carige stake in BlackRock rescue -Intesa CEO A rescue plan for Italy's Carige by U.S. asset manager BlackRock would allow a fund financed by Italian lenders to take part in a cash call at the Genoa-based bank, the chief executive of Intesa Sanpaolo said on Tuesday....
15:52, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
05:26, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Paulson's hedge fund calls on Callon to drop merger, sell itself Billionaire investor John Paulson's hedge fund on Monday urged Callon Petroleum Co to drop its proposed $3.2 billion acquisition of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc , and instead consider selling itself....
20:13, 09/09/2019

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

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers push Mylan, Teva over drug pricing probe The head of the U.S. House of Representative's oversight panel on Wednesday called on three drugmakers to turn over documents as part of an ongoing congressional review over generic drug price increases and accused the companies of "apparent efforts ...
18:13, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense....
23:39, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Cognizant cuts 2019 forecasts on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday nearly halved its 2019 revenue expectations after missing first-quarter results, as the IT services and outsourcing company faces sluggish demand in its financial and healthcare businesses....
01:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Nvidia revenue forecast beats as demand for gaming chip rises Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it expects sales of its graphics chip to benefit from a recovery in the gaming market....
03:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 5-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
23:39, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Chewy raises IPO price range amid strong investor demand Online pet products retailer Chewy Inc raised the price range of its initial public offering on Wednesday, indicating strong investor demand and valuing the company at about $8.4 billion at the top end of the range....
19:26, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Keane, C&J to merge for scale amid weak demand for oilfield services Oilfield services company Keane Group Inc said on Monday it will merge with rival C&J Energy Services in a $745.7 million all-stock deal, as it looks for scale amid spending cuts by crude producers....
15:39, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Livent cuts 2019 forecast on weak demand; shares tumble Livent Corp cut its full-year profit and revenue forecasts on Tuesday due to lower demand for lithium hydroxide from some of its main customers and weaker prices, sending its shares down as much as 16 percent in extended trading....
01:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Baker Hughes profit beats on higher international demand, LNG activity Baker Hughes, General Electric Co's oilfield services arm, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by higher activity in LNG markets and rise in international demand for oilfield services....
13:52, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Fitbit results beat Street as demand for wearable devices climb Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices....
04:13, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Paulson's hedge fund calls on Callon Petroleum to drop merger, sell itself Billionaire investor John Paulson's hedge fund on Monday urged Callon Petroleum Co to drop its proposed $3.2 billion acquisition of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc , and instead consider selling itself....
02:39, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Voce urges Argo to slash expenses, nominates five directors An activist hedge fund on Tuesday nominated five directors and urged insurance company Argo Group International Holdings Ltd to cut $100 million in expenses, including corporate jets and housing for its chief executive....
02:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
00:00, 07/20/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Weak British hotel demand hurts Whitbread after Costa sale Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc , which has sold off its Costa coffee chain, on Tuesday flagged lower demand for hotel rooms in Britain, hit by Brexit uncertainty and the effects of growing competition....
12:39, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Elliott hires Goldman partner Barg as head of corporate engagement Elliott Management, one of the world's busiest activist investors, has hired a Goldman Sachs Group Inc partner as its head of corporate engagement as the hedge fund continues to push companies around the globe to perform better....
07:13, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co, saying there is no "strategic rationale for this transaction."...
22:26, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas power demand sets record high as heat wave bakes U.S. Southeast Demand for electricity in Texas hit a record on Monday as consumers cranked up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave that is currently baking much of the Southeastern United States, according to the state's power grid operator....
05:52, 08/13/2019

JPMorgan to convert Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit fund -spokesman JPMorgan Chase & Co will convert its $2 billion Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit focused fund to better meet client appetite, a company spokesman said on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund nearing settlement with mutual fund Legg Mason - WSJ Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP is nearing a settlement with Legg Mason Inc that will give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on the mutual fund's board and avoid a proxy fight, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/ar...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
03:26, 05/15/2019

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
11:39, 07/18/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Less Than Three Weeks Until Pension Deadline FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lawmakers have less than three weeks before pension rates for a lot of state agencies skyrocket. It’s a potential crisis that could affect health departments, rape crisis centers and regional universities. Last w...
05:13, 06/13/2019

James Ruppert: Two fuels are better than one Volvo converted cars such as the V50 to dual fuel That’s what owners of dual-fuel used cars think. So what’s on offer? I know this sounds pretty obvious, but apparently UK drivers now consider what actually moves their purchase – the powertrain, t...
07:52, 09/11/2019

How Much Contribution You Need In PM-SYM To Reach Your Pension Goal Pension scheme PM-SYM or Pradhan Mantri Shram Maan-Dhan requires a monthly contribution ranging from Rs 55 to Rs 200 for a subscriber to reach his or her pension goal. PM-SYM or PM Shram Maan-Dhan is......
22:13, 05/01/2019

Looking To Invest In National Pension System? Here's All You Need To Know In NPS account, subscriber can know the value of the investment on day to day basis, according to National Securities Depository(NSDL) website - npscra.nsdl.co.in....
06:26, 08/04/2019

Macron must not buckle on pension reform In Paris, protesters brought the French capital to a near standstill on Friday. They're furious over President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform program, and they're promising that larger protests will follow....
08:00, 09/14/2019

Radicalization: How empathy fuels conflicts A glance at social media is telling: Insults, trolling and hatred seem to have become standard. It’s a clear case of not enough empathy, right? Not necessarily - more like too much....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Japan's Answer to Its Pension Problems: Invest Like the U.S. An official report advising Japanese couples to save at least $185,000 for retirement has shaken up an election race and triggered a wave of interest in investing in a country where retirees have long counted chiefly on state pensions....
00:52, 07/18/2019

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will......
20:39, 06/27/2019

Here Are The Investment Options Available Under National Pension System According to NSDL's website, the central government subscribers have the option of selecting the Pension Funds (PFs) and investment patterns in tier I account....
18:13, 07/23/2019

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
03:52, 08/07/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
22:13, 06/14/2019

US Cop Cleared Of Murder Rehired To Get Pension: Reports A US police officer acquitted of murder after shooting an unarmed man in a case that shocked the nation was briefly rehired so he could get a pension, reports said Friday....
13:26, 07/13/2019

Woman, 81, killed herself after pension was frozen in error Joy Worrall took her own life in Wales after being left with no income, inquest hearsAn 81-year-old woman killed herself after running out of money when her pension was frozen due to an administrative error.Joy Worrall, 81, was too proud to tell her ...
01:39, 05/10/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just last week an aide to Bevin said the governor’s plan had enough votes to pass in a special session ...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019 Public pension plans fell short of their projected returns this year, adding to the burden on governments struggling to fund promised benefits to retired workers....
18:13, 08/06/2019

National Pension System (NPS): Eligibility, Tax Benefits And More National Pension System or NPS, a government-sponsored retirement planning instrument, gives the investor the option to set his or her preferred allocation to different asset classes. It also gives......
10:13, 07/29/2019

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul: TV Swiss voters easily approved on Sunday a shake-up of the country's corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to Switzerland's role as a business hub, projections for Swiss broadcaster SRF showed....
13:26, 05/19/2019

Explained: Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) PFRDA has appointed NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) as Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for National Pension System. CRA issues Permanent Retirement Account Number (PRAN) to each......
10:39, 06/23/2019

| Coutinho agent fuels Liverpool talk Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho's agent says that 'Liverpool lies very deeply in his heart', fuelling speculation that the Brazilian might rejoin Liverpool....
19:39, 07/14/2019

Dirty Russian oil fuels anger in Minsk When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Lenovo fuels the first PC sales increase in six months The PC market has been pretty gloomy of late, but global shipments went up by at least 1.5 percent after two down quarters, according to Gartner and IDC. Lenovo led the pack with a 25 percent share, followed by HP and Dell with 22.2 and 16.9 percent,...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Data Boom Fuels LSE's Deal With Refinitiv London Stock Exchange Group’s $14.5 billion bet on financial-information provider Refinitiv shows the growing value of a once-boring business: selling market data....
03:00, 08/05/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
15:39, 07/04/2019

Gronkowski's workout with Brady fuels speculation Rob Gronkowski continues to claim he's happy in retirement from the NFL, but his Monday workout with Tom Brady fueled a new round of speculation of a potential return....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona....
07:13, 04/29/2019

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07:26, 07/04/2019

9/11 first responders push Cuomo to sign pension bill Sept. 11 first responders and state pols are pressing Gov. Cuomo to sign a bill granting better pension benefits to public employees disabled following Ground Zero rescue and recovery work. A bill that passed the Legislature in June expands the World...
05:39, 09/03/2019

All You Need To Know About PM Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (SYM) Pension Scheme Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM-SYM) is a government-sponsored voluntary and contributory pension scheme for unorganised workers. Pension scheme PM-SYM or Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan......
22:13, 05/01/2019

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
12:00, 06/14/2019

Judge rules that public has right to NYPD pension info The NYPD must cough up the names of almost all of its retirees and their pensions so the information can be published online by a watchdog group that tracks tax spending, a Manhattan judge has ruled. The order marked a major victory for the conservat...
04:26, 08/28/2019

Army Backs Plan To Tax Disability Pension, Says Not For "Tax Exemption" In a circular issued June 24, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said pensions drawn by personnel who retired under normal circumstances would be taxed. It also clarified that disability pensions,......
12:26, 07/03/2019

Dispute lingers over how many votes needed for pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A prominent Democratic lawmaker said Monday that Kentucky’s governor needs more legislative support than Republicans think he does in order to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, and she says...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Paris commuters hit by transport strike over pension overhaul Parisian commuters faced travel chaos on Friday as transport workers went on strike over plans to reduce their retirement privileges in a challenge to President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans....
08:52, 09/13/2019

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
13:26, 07/13/2019

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) NPS scheme: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some additional income tax benefits for employees who......
10:00, 07/11/2019

National Pension System (NPS) Withdrawal Rules Explained Here NPS account: Originally launched for the government employees in 2004 and extended to the general public in 2009, it allows premature withdrawal and exit from an account under certain conditions....
06:13, 07/14/2019

Pension-pork bills could cost NY taxpayers extra $1.5B They’re doling out the pork. Paying for New York’s retired municipal workers could cost taxpayers an additional $1.5 billion dollars this year thanks to a trove of pension-pork bills introduced by Albany lawmakers in the final days of the legislative...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose’s Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conferenc...
07:13, 05/14/2019

Heatwave fuels record pressure on hospital A&E departments The scale of the challenge facing Boris Johnson in honouring a pledge to improve the NHS was set out today as record pressure on A&E departments was revealed....
17:39, 08/08/2019

Blues defence fuels offence in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defencemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece....
17:26, 05/14/2019

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does seem to play some sort of accessory role, and you’d think that could be stopped....
08:52, 08/10/2019

Camel dung fuels cement production in northern UAE Thousands of tonnes of camel dung are being used to fuel cement production in the northern United Arab Emirates, cutting emissions and keeping animal waste out of landfill....
21:00, 07/21/2019

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serb official has branded Montenegro a “criminal” state and threatened a “fierce” response over the neighboring country’s plans to introduce a church law. The draft law calls for all religious c...
14:13, 06/19/2019

'Each of us writes': Hong Kong's discontent fuels creative art Railings festooned with tear gas canisters and colorful postcards are artworks that protesters in Hong Kong have made from materials left over from recent demonstrations, hoping to spread their message in the Chinese-controlled territory....
12:00, 08/09/2019

New fossil unearths dinosaur with bat-like wings WASHINGTON — A fossil unearthed in northeastern China of a feathered dinosaur a bit bigger than a blue jay that possessed bat-like wings represents a remarkable but short-lived detour in the evolution of flight and the advent of birds, scientis...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
08:52, 05/28/2019

Reforms to Dutch pension system agreed after years of talks THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government, employers and labor unions have after years of discussions hammered out a new pension framework to make it more sustainable as people live longer and swap jobs more often. One of the key changes ann...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court to hear U.S. Bancorp pension plan dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider reviving a class action lawsuit against U.S. Bancorp that accused it of mismanaging an employee pension plan in a manner that violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)....
17:52, 06/28/2019

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd said on Thursday it would defend itself against a new class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of pension fund account holders and claiming overcharging of fees....
13:52, 05/30/2019

Brazil Senate committee approves pension system overhaul Brazil's Senate constitutional affairs committee on Wednesday approved by a vote of 18-7 a bill that would overhaul the social security system and save the federal government some 1 trillion reais ($243 billion) over the next decade....
01:00, 09/05/2019

India becomes investment darling for sovereign wealth and pension funds Sovereign wealth funds are piling into India, buying stakes in everything from airports to renewable energy, attracted by political stability, a growing middle class and reforms making it more enticing for foreigners to invest....
10:00, 06/21/2019

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endangered multiemployer pension plans and some other types of endangered plans....
03:52, 07/25/2019

Thomas Cook in battle with pension scheme over £900m rescue  Thomas Cook Group is locked in a stand-off with its pension scheme trustees ahead of a crucial week that could determine the fate of a £900m rescue deal....
17:26, 09/07/2019

Judge: Kentucky must pay fees, costs in pension plan case FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to pay more than $72,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs in a lawsuit over the release of an economic analysis of Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration’s analysis of the 2017 pens...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Paris Commuters Hit As Metro Workers Strike Over Pension Reform Paris metro and other public transport workers walked off the job Friday over a planned pension overhaul, sparking huge traffic jams and forcing many people to stay home for the one-day strike action....
23:13, 09/13/2019

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
20:13, 07/01/2019

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin still lacks enough votes to push his pension-relief bill through the state House, even with the changes he made to his proposal, House leaders said Thursday. They said the tweaks to the bill didn’t...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Opinion: America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan ...
16:13, 08/15/2019

U.S. judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit over Puerto Rico pension law A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case....
15:39, 08/23/2019

Regional university presidents endorse Bevin’s pension plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Regional university presidents in Kentucky have endorsed a pension proposal drafted by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration, giving the plan a boost one day after an advocacy group criticized it. The endorsement on Thursday co...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in......
14:00, 06/19/2019

'Tax trap' pension rules to be changed amid NHS staffing crisis Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the government....
08:39, 08/07/2019

Brazil congressional pension committee vote pushed back Brazil's special congressional committee on pension reform may still vote on the bill this week, according to the government's spokeswoman in the lower house, dashing earlier hopes the vote would be concluded by Wednesday....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Delays to Brazil's Pension Overhaul Increase Economic Concerns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s slow-moving effort to get a pension overhaul approved in Congress has left the country’s already struggling economy in limbo as businesses, consumers and markets wait to see when, and in what form, the proposal wi...
03:26, 05/09/2019

Rolls-Royce strikes UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce agreed Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk, announcing on Thursday it would shift 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General....
11:52, 06/06/2019

Speaker: Bevin Still Lacks House Votes For His Pension Bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get his pension-relief proposal through the Republican-led House in a potential special legislative session...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Brazil pension reform debate expected to widen in Senate Brazil's Senate is expected to consider extending pension reform to states and municipal governments as it moves to vote on a bill overhauling the social security system, lawmakers said on Thursday....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Longtime aide in Queens DA office entitled to $319K pension It pays to prosecute crime. A former longtime top aide in the Queens District Attorney’s Office was entitled to receive a maximum pension of $319,494, according to a new report from the Empire Center for Public Policy. Eileen Sullivan, 67, served as ...
08:00, 09/06/2019

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner's suitability for the job....
14:52, 06/23/2019

Nissan earnings slide fuels Renault deal pressure Renault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks, sources at both companies said, after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal....
00:39, 05/15/2019

Cuba's first 'sex shop' tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the......
17:39, 06/25/2019

A full-throated condemnation of ICE fuels a stirring Orange Is The New Black One of the challenges of writing about Orange Is The New Black using screeners is that there’s no updated cast list on IMDB to try to confirm who’s playing what new characters, and more importantly what their names are. Last season this was the case ...
18:39, 07/28/2019

Germany's far-right AfD fuels xenophobia with distorted crime figures — study A new study reveals that the far-right party disproportionately focuses on crimes allegedly committed by foreigners. Crimes committed by Germans are mostly ignored....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Dutton's non-denial fuels fears of domestic ASD cyber spying The Australian government could avoid so much grief about surveillance if it stopped being so paranoid about discussing its ideas transparently -- unless it really does intend to do something dodgy....
13:00, 06/17/2019

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat, shares rise International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud computing business, sending its shares up as much as 4% in extended trading....
00:00, 07/18/2019

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid....
08:26, 08/29/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Body of Concertgoer Found in France Fuels Anger Over Use of Force The body of Steve Maia Caniço was found in the Loire river, over a month after he disappeared at a concert that was broken up by police with tear gas....
22:39, 07/30/2019

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite peop...
07:39, 07/22/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
18:13, 05/11/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigration concerns among some voters as they make new gains against establishment parties....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region's clear skies....
01:00, 06/08/2019

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of r...
20:39, 06/08/2019

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
15:39, 05/22/2019

Venture capital fuels Latam 'unicorns' expansion beyond borders Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond, as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region....
09:39, 08/08/2019

Mueller’s Public Statement Fuels Calls For Trump Impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first — and possibly last — public statement on the Russia investigation is fueling fresh calls on Capitol Hill to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a step that Democratic...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Cuba’s first ‘sex shop’ tackles taboos, fuels legalization calls HAVANA — An exhibit-cum-pop-up store of handcrafted dildos in Havana is throwing new light on sexual taboos in Cuba stemming from its macho culture and decades of isolation, and has re-ignited calls for the country to allow the sales of sex toys. Whi...
19:39, 06/25/2019

SK Innovation fuels LG Chem feud with EV battery patent lawsuit A feud between two South Korean battery makers escalated on Friday as SK Innovation Co Ltd said it plans to sue bigger rival LG Chem Ltd in the United States over alleged patent infringement related to electric vehicles (EV)....
08:26, 08/30/2019

Fossil's latest stylish smartwatches can last for days Fossil's smartwatches are competent, but they don't really stand out among other Wear OS watches beyond their looks. You might have a more substantial reason from now on, though. The company's new Gen 5 Fossil Touchscreen Smartwatch ha...
20:39, 08/05/2019

A New Processor Means Fossil's Smartwatches Might Be Getting Good Remember when we were all hopeful that Qualcomm releasing the Snapdragon Wear 3100 chip would mean better, faster, longer-lasting Wear OS wearables? Well a year on, turns out it was just a dream as most Wear OS watches are still running that busted o...
22:39, 08/05/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rati...
23:13, 05/08/2019

Brazil lower house approves pension overhaul in second round of voting Brazil's lower house of Congress early on Wednesday approved the text of a far-reaching pension reform bill in a second round of voting, 370-124, as the central economic reform of President Jair Bolsonaro's administration wends its way toward final p...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the ...
04:00, 07/11/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian assets rise on pension prospects, U.S. Fed remarks Brazil's real and stocks rose on Wednesday due to government efforts to overhaul pension reform, while dovish remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve chief sparked a rally in riskier assets. The real rose nearly 1% to as much 3.7595 per dollar, its highe...
16:52, 07/10/2019

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still not begun, calling into question whether the government had the votes it needs....
07:13, 07/10/2019

‘SOTC’: Jefferson County Educators Lead Pension Protest Efforts (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looks at the pension crisis. One group of teachers was noticeably in Frankfort protesting potential changes more than others: educators from Jefferson County. There were sev...
16:39, 05/12/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected special legislative session. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Car...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Jumping Jack cash: how young Mick Jagger planned his pension The young Rolling Stone had more sympathy for his bus pass than the devil, says his former accountantTo his fans, he was a young man focused on sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. But in his mid-20s Mick Jagger had other, rather more sedate, things on his mi...
19:52, 07/28/2019

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectations of the bill's passage pushed Brazilian financial markets to historic highs....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil government insists on private accounts in pension reform: official Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff said on Thursday that he is working with congressional leaders and House Speaker Rodrigo Maia to keep private savings accounts as part of the text of the government's pension reform bill....
17:52, 06/13/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
01:00, 05/24/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Paths Forward Out Of Kentucky’s Pension Crisis (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the pension crisis that has been the focus of legislative efforts....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities....
19:52, 06/12/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 million into a retirement system for government employees....
02:52, 05/01/2019

California, Canada sign memorandum to advance cleaner vehicles, fuels The announcement comes as the Trump administration has proposed barring California from regulating vehicle emissions or requiring more zero-emission vehicles....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Belief fuels era of remarkable Champions League comebacks | Jonathan Wilson Liverpool and Tottenham recovered from seemingly impossible situations to show that, in the Champions League, anything is possible these daysYes, yes, very good, but does the Champions League have any other tricks? It has become like Jed Mercurio kil...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Stocks rally, bond yields plunge as Fed fuels rate cut hopes A gauge of global stock markets rose on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
08:00, 06/20/2019

Asian shares skid as trade war deepens, fuels bond rush Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvos in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbor of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies....
10:52, 08/26/2019

| WATCH: Photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies....
19:26, 06/26/2019

Giant Heat Dome Over Alaska Fuels Wildfires, Record Temperature All-time heat records are at risk in Alaska in the coming days as a massive and abnormally intense area of high pressure locks in and strengthens over the region....
12:39, 07/04/2019

Trump Fuels Racial Disharmony, but Courts Black Voters on Facebook Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future....
21:00, 08/03/2019

Michael Conforto fuels familiar Mets magic with tiny change The euphoria had worn off. But the playoff vibe was still very much there. A day after Michael Conforto’s walk-off RBI single capped a four-run ninth-inning rally for a 7-6 win over the Nationals — and sparked a raucous celebration in which his jerse...
01:26, 08/11/2019

Barcelona’s collapse at Anfield fuels awkward questions of identity | Sid Lowe Ernesto Valverde’s team failed to deliver on Lionel Messi’s Champions League dream and the issues seem to run deepAt the end Leo Messi collapsed to the floor and for a time he just lay face down on the grass, until a teammate eventually came and lift...
19:39, 05/08/2019

Gold Tax Hike Fuels Smuggling Fears; May Hit Festival, Wedding Season India, the world's biggest consumer of gold after China, increased the import tax on the precious metal for the first time since 2013, spurring domestic prices to a record. Shares of jewelers slumped....
18:26, 07/05/2019

Venezuela and Colombia border tension fuels fear of armed conflict A large-scale military exercise and the invoking of a regional defense pact have Venezuela and Colombia on edge. How likely is a military confrontation between the South American neighbors?...
02:00, 09/18/2019

Google Pixel 4 leak fuels rumors of hand gesture control Those rumors of the Pixel 4 sporting hand gesture control just became more tangible. Ice Universe has obtained photos that reportedly show the detached bezels for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL, including a rather conspicuous ovoid hole on the right side...
05:13, 07/22/2019

Stocks Fall as Hong Kong Unrest Fuels Investors' Concerns Equities dropped around the world as protests in Hong Kong, a political shake-up in Argentina and trade tensions added to investors’ concerns about the global economy....
15:26, 08/13/2019

Mystery whale found near Norway fuels Russian navy speculation Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy....
16:26, 05/01/2019

New sulfur caps for shipping fuels will help make the shale boom even bigger The shale revolution here in the U.S. has reduced energy prices for consumers and saved taxpayers money on heating, cooling, and transportation bills. Because of our record production levels, America is less dependent on imports of crude oil and natu...
13:13, 05/06/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we...
16:00, 05/21/2019

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
01:26, 06/20/2019

Smithsonian Natural History reopens Fossil Hall Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80k...
19:00, 08/14/2019

You Can Always Count on Fossil to Bring a Million Smartwatches to a Party Ever since it got into the smartwatch game, Fossil never fails to show an army of wrist computers everywhere it goes. This year’s IFA is no exception. In addition to showcasing its newly launched Gen 5 smartwatches, Fossil—and its horde of designer b...
21:13, 09/06/2019

UK committed nearly £2bn to fossil fuel projects abroad last year Elevenfold rise in funding over 12 months came as support for renewables fell to £700,000Britain increased support for fossil fuel projects overseas to almost £2bn last year, marking an elevenfold increase over the previous 12 months.Backing for oil ...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Enormous dinosaur fossil found in south of France An enormous thigh bone believed to be from a plant-eating dinosaur from the Jurassic period has been dug up in France, in an incredible find by palaeontologists....
15:52, 07/29/2019

Fossil Gen 5 smartwatches announced with speakers and better iPhone support Today is a big day for smartwatches, as not only has the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 been announced, but so has the Fossil Gen 5 range of smartwatches, which includes The Carlyle HR and Julianna HR.The big new feature here is arguably a swim-proof ...
21:00, 08/05/2019

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with clima...
19:26, 07/26/2019

Analysis says we need to stop building fossil fuel plants now Enlarge / Wind turbines spin as steam rises from the cooling towers of the Jäenschwalde coal-fired power plant in the distance. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Most of the world's nations have agreed to limit warming to 2°C, with a stretch goal...
23:52, 07/02/2019

Finland to back increase in fossil fuel taxes Finland's new government will propose a tax increase later this year on fossil fuel used for transport, as well as measures to help expand electric-vehicle-charging networks, the country's environment ministry told Reuters on Monday....
00:53, 09/10/2019

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less money for its arguably stylish and objectively feature-packed Wear OS devices. It's not that the Fos...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style ...
09:13, 07/22/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
20:00, 05/02/2019

The joys of springs: how Kenya could steam beyond fossil fuel Engineers are tapping the Rift Valley’s subterranean energy to power an expanding economyA faint smell of sulphur, a shrill hiss of gas and a Rift Valley panorama punctuated by 30 pillars of steam mark the frontline of renewable energy growth in Keny...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Fossil unveils $295 Gen 5 waterproof smartwatch with multi-day battery Gen 5 is the hero product Google hasn't made, a "best-in-class" experience with Wear OS and Qualcomm's most powerful smartwatch chip, Snapdragon Wear 3100.Read More...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Scientists Found a Seriously Giant Parrot Fossil in New Zealand Scientists have uncovered evidence of an enormous parrot in New Zealand (of course). This Polly doesn’t want a cracker. This Polly wants a whole damn loaf of bread.Read more......
09:00, 08/07/2019

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' Redirecting small portion of subsidies would unleash clean energy revolution, says reportSwitching just some of the huge subsidies supporting fossil fuels to renewables would unleash a runaway clean energy revolution, according to a new report, signi...
13:26, 08/01/2019

Fossil’s newest smartwatch can actually take iPhone voice calls One of the highlights of Fossil’s fifth-generation Wear OS smartwatch, which the company unveiled Monday morning, is a feature meant to appeal to Apple users that’s also a first for a Wear OS by Google device. The new watch, which Fossil ...
10:13, 08/06/2019

Undiscovered dinosaurs: We are entering the golden era of fossil finds From tiny tyrannosaurs to species that soar on bat wings, new dinosaurs are unearthed every month. And the strangest discoveries may yet be lying in wait...
21:52, 08/01/2019

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
07:13, 07/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real, stocks weaken on pension reform concerns Brazil's real weakened on Thursday, hit by concerns about the passage of the country's pension reform bill and economic growth, while uncertainty ahead of U.S.-China talks at the G20 summit hindered gains in other Latin American currencies. The r...
17:26, 06/27/2019

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

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired by his department last year so he could apply for...
17:39, 07/13/2019

Brazil economy minister threatens to quit if pension reform diluted: report Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes threatened to step down in an interview published on Friday if his ambitious plans to overhaul the country's social security system are watered down and diluted into what he called a "little reform."...
02:26, 05/25/2019

Brazil pension reform bill would save 913 billion reais, government 'victory' An overhaul of Brazil's social security system will generate savings of 913.4 billion reais ($237 billion) over the next decade with changes to a draft bill proposed in a long-awaited congressional report presented on Thursday....
21:13, 06/13/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health ...
05:13, 07/05/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
04:13, 06/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks gain, Brazil up on pension reform hopes An index of Latin American stocks rose on Wednesday, propped up by robust Brazilian shares gaining on optimism around a pension reform proposal, while most Latin American currencies firmed against a listless dollar. The latest round of U.S.-China...
00:52, 05/09/2019

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

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
18:26, 06/12/2019

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

Abbott hits record high as diabetes device fuels profit beat Abbott Laboratories beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and lifted its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday, boosted by a near 64% jump in sales of its blood sugar monitoring device....
20:39, 07/17/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation continues to boil over....
18:26, 06/16/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts recorded over the last several years, Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea has amplified...
09:13, 05/09/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices gain Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
16:13, 07/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares skid as trade war deepens, fuels bond rush Asian shares sank on Monday as the latest salvos in the Sino-U.S. trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors steaming to the safe harbour of sovereign bonds and gold, while slugging emerging market currencies....
11:39, 08/26/2019

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
08:26, 07/03/2019

Stacey Abrams fuels White House speculation, says she's 'going to look at the 2020 presidential election' Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said she’s “going to look at the 2020 presidential election,” fueling speculations that she will join the crowded Democratic presidential primary field....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Amy Poehler’s love for her castmates—and lots of alcohol—fuels her trip to Wine Country Both on screen and off, Amy Poehler’s steadfast belief in the power of women working together has made her a sort of patron saint of female friendship, an ambassador of the joys of—as our sister site The Onion once put it—friends validating the livin...
08:39, 05/11/2019

Joe Biden may pull out of fundraiser hosted by fossil fuel exec WASHINGTON – Joe Biden said he’d turn down a planned New York City fundraiser Thursday if the co-host turns out to be a fossil fuel executive. “If that turns out to be true, then I will not in any way accept his help,” Biden said Wednesday when...
09:26, 09/05/2019

Fossil blubber shows ichthyosaurs were warm blooded reptiles A fossil so well preserved that its skin is still flexible is revealing much more about the marine reptiles called ichthyosaurs that swam in the sea during the age of dinosaurs...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Analysis of Denisovan Fossil Reveals a Distinctly Human-Like Finger Very little is known about the Denisovans—a mysterious group of hominins that lived alongside early humans and Neanderthals during the last Ice Age. New research has revealed a Denisovan finger bone that’s unexpectedly human-like in shape—an odd obse...
23:26, 09/04/2019

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
09:39, 06/20/2019

Denisovan fossil finger points to the timing of Neanderthal evolution Enlarge / The two fragments of Denisova 3's fingertip, reunited in digital form. (credit: Bennett et al. 2019) A group of anthropologists finally put back together a Denisovan finger bone unearthed in 2009, and it pointed to something surprising. D...
03:26, 09/05/2019

Outshining fossil fuel: Your guide to the revolution in solar energy Solar power is getting so cheap it is overtaking fossil fuels – and that’s without next-generation photovoltaic technology and artificial photosynthesis...
16:26, 08/08/2019

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
14:51, 04/28/2019

X-rays reveal the colors of a 3 million-year-old fossil mouse Enlarge / A false color synchrotron X-ray image of the fossil chemistry. Blue represents calcium in the bones, green is the element zinc, which has been shown to be important in the biochemistry of red pigment, and red is a particular type of organic...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Google's $40 million Fossil deal was for hybrid smartwatch tech We’re no closer to hearing official confirmation of a Google Pixel Watch, but a new report includes the first suggestion it will feature elements of a hybrid device, as the company apparently bought related tech from Fossil earlier this year.A...
11:13, 09/17/2019

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro ...
05:26, 06/28/2019

£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study Cafod says UK is saddling poorer nations with outdated, polluting technologiesThe British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diploma...
13:26, 07/23/2019

Jay Inslee targets fossil fuel interests with new presidential promises Washington governor’s campaign centers on climate crisisAnnouncement to be made in threatened Florida EvergladesWashington governor Jay Inslee will set his sights on powerful fossil fuel interests on Monday, by introducing a new portion of the presid...
15:13, 06/24/2019

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
10:00, 09/13/2019

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-u...
16:52, 08/04/2019

Early hominin skull fills in “a major gap” in the fossil record Enlarge / Yohannes Haile-Salassie poses in the field with the newly discovered skull. (credit: Photograph courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History) A 3.8 million-year-old fossil skull is giving anthropologists their first look at an earl...
18:26, 08/29/2019

Fossil of 99m-year-old bird with unusually long toes found Ancient bird’s foot is so distinctive palaeontologists declare it a new speciesThe fossilised remains of a bizarre, ancient bird that had middle toes longer than its lower legs have been found in a lump of amber from Myanmar.The elongated toe resembl...
02:00, 07/12/2019

France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040 The French government's new law on mobility will uphold a planned ban on fossil fuel-powered cars by 2040, Transport Minister Elizabeth Borne said on Tuesday....
17:52, 06/11/2019

Old mold: Fossil of world's earliest fungus unearthed in Canada Microfossils of a globular spore connected to a T-shaped filament excavated in an Arctic region of northwestern Canada represent the oldest-known fungus, a discovery that sheds light on the origins of an important branch in Earth's tree of life....
22:39, 05/22/2019

European Investment Bank proposes end to fossil fuel lending The European Investment Bank has proposed an end to lending for fossil fuel-reliant energy projects by the end of 2020, a draft of the EU lending arm's new energy strategy showed....
17:00, 07/26/2019

Fossil of 'super bird,' three times larger than ostrich, discovered Researchers have recently discovered the fossils of one of the largest birds that ever lived, estimating it weighed nearly 1,000 pounds and stood more than 10 feet tall....
21:52, 06/27/2019

The fossil-free quest: How Renault is revolutionising a Portuguese island A further batch of EVs are joining those already on the island We visit the small Portuguese territory of Porto Santo where a growing fleet of electric Renaults is contributing to an ambitious island-wide quest to become greener Cars and the envir...
11:52, 06/24/2019

UK’s National Trust to sell off fossil fuel investments worth £45m The National Trust, a UK conservation charity, will sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies including BP, Shell and Total over the next three years...
01:39, 07/04/2019

Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains....
01:13, 08/24/2019

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
18:52, 06/13/2019

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of th...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Congolese cross-border trader's Ebola death fuels Uganda outbreak fears A Congolese woman who died of Ebola this month vomited four times in a Ugandan market after crossing the border days earlier to sell fish, the WHO said, fuelling fears that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Republic of Congo....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Sean "Diddy" Combs Fuels Romance Rumors With Steve Harvey's Stepdaughter Lori Just friends or something more? That's what fans of Sean "Diddy" Combs are asking themselves after the music mogul was spotted with Lori Harvey this week in New York......
22:52, 07/25/2019

Shares rally, bond yields rise as China fuels trade deal hopes U.S. and European shares advanced on Thursday and Treasury yields ticked higher as China struck a hopeful tone on trade relations with the United States and as Italy appeared close to forming a new government and resolving its political crisis....
03:26, 08/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rally, bond yields dive as Fed fuels easing hopes Asian stock markets rallied on Thursday while the dollar dropped and global bond yields plunged, with the 10-year U.S. yield falling below two percent, after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
10:26, 06/20/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
22:13, 06/18/2019

Deal: Fossil kicks off Semi-Annual Sale, save up to 50% on smartwatches Fossil has just announced many many of its smartwatches are getting major discounts during its Semi-Annual Sale. Many of the deals are available until August 4 at Fossil.com and at participating US full-priced Fossil stores, the company confirmed.As ...
01:26, 06/18/2019

Joe Biden Claims He Didn't Know a Fossil Fuel Executive Was Hosting a Fundraiser for Him On CNN’s climate crisis town hall Wednesday night, Joe Biden claimed to be unaware of a report from the Intercept that a fossil fuel executive would be co-hosting a fundraiser for his campaign on Thursday....
10:39, 09/05/2019

EU lending bank aims to cut funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 The European Union has some very long-term environmental goals, but it might not wait around to make some crucial changes. The Guardian has seen proposals from the EU's lender, the European Investment Bank, that would bar funding for any energy ...
22:13, 07/29/2019

National Trust vows to offload all investments in fossil fuel industry The National Trust is to sell all of its investments in the fossil fuel industry by 2022, saying oil and gas companies had not done enough in the shift to a low-carbon economy....
19:00, 07/04/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreading to countries around the world.In the civil diso...
15:00, 05/07/2019

PSEG to shut most fossil power plants by 2046 to cut carbon emissions New Jersey energy company Public Service Enterprise Group Inc plans to shut all but three of its fossil fuel-fired power plants in a bid to cut carbon emissions by 80% by 2046 from 2005 levels, Chief Executive Ralph Izzo told Reuters....
15:52, 07/25/2019

Astonishing Denisovan Fossil Discovery Traced Back to Buddhist Monk The archaeology world is abuzz today with news of the first Denisovan fossil found outside of Siberia. The 160,000-year-old jawbone was uncovered by a Buddhist monk in a Chinese cave nearly 40 years ago—an aspect of this story that’s as intriguing as...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has welcomed an “urgent change” by Cambridge University, after it agreed to provide fully costed plans setting out...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Fossil to launch new Emporio Armani, Diesel and Michael Kors smartwatches Each year Fossil refreshes its stylish lineup of smartwatches with new models that feature updated hardware and, sometimes, different designs. This is year is no exception and a new set of Fossil wearable devices are expected to arrive as early as fa...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Sanders fends off suggestion he doesn't care about fossil fuel workers Bernie Sanders bristled at a suggestion at Tuesday night's debate that he doesn't care about workers in the fossil fuel industry, insisting that he supports a transition to clean energy that would protect workers....
08:39, 07/31/2019

Democrats must go to war with fossil fuel industry to take on the climate crisis | Kate Aronoff Any climate plan that doesn’t challenge the gargantuan power of the industry head-on is flatly denying several realities about our energy systemNearly every candidate that participated in CNN’s seven-hour climate town hall agreed that we need to inve...
18:52, 09/06/2019

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long t...
19:13, 05/29/2019

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
12:26, 07/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies firm, Brazil's real gains on pension-reform hope Latin American currencies srengthened on Monday, bucking gloom in emerging markets, with Brazil's real gaining nearly half a percent as investors cheered progress in the government's pension reform bill. The real firmed to 3.8057 per dollar after...
17:26, 07/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass in the House of Representatives, while most currencies in the region gained against the dollar. ...
22:52, 07/08/2019

BlackRock lost $90bn investing in fossil fuel companies, report finds World’s biggest fund manager urged to invest in clean energy for good of the climate and its investorsBlackRock, the world’s biggest investor, has lost an estimated $90bn over the last decade by ignoring the serious financial risk of investing in fos...
13:26, 08/01/2019

Tiny Fossil Tooth Found in the Amazon May Have Come From Ancient, Baseball-Size Monkey In a single tooth, scientists might have discovered the smallest fossil monkey as well as an important piece of primate evolutionary history.Read more......
01:52, 07/30/2019

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel ...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Incredible Fossil Discovery Finally Puts a Face on an Elusive Early Hominin The discovery of a nearly intact skull in Ethiopia is the first to show the facial characteristics of a critically important species linked to early hominin evolution. At the same time, the 3.8-million-year-old fossil is further complicating our unde...
20:52, 08/28/2019

2,000-year-old cosmic fossil found from star explosion Chinese astronomers saw millenia ago Astronomers found a 2,000-year-old cosmic fossil embedded in a field of stars — likely the leftovers of an explosion that Chinese astronomers saw and wrote about long ago....
17:13, 05/08/2019

End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coalition on Tuesday, a UN-supported environmental organization, founded by former California governor A...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Solar, onshore wind costs set to fall below new fossil fuel energy: report Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Jurassic fossil suggests early mammal ancestors swallowed like modern mammals The discovery of the 165-million-year-old remains of a shrew-like animal, Microdocodon gracilis, suggests some of the earliest ancestors of modern mammals chewed before they swallowed, too....
08:39, 07/19/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
21:00, 05/01/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to turn away donations from fossil fuel executives.Read more......
22:39, 05/02/2019

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
17:13, 05/20/2019

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
12:00, 05/19/2019

Meet T. rex's teeny-tiny cousin: 3-foot tall tyrannosaur fossil discovered Sure, we've all seen the monstrous T-rexes running amok in "Jurassic Park" and other movies. It turns out they weren't all huge behemoths.        ...
20:26, 05/06/2019

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
00:26, 06/05/2019

Daily on Energy: Democrats and GOP look for advantage in fossil fuel fight in Saudi attack aftermath Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:00, 09/17/2019

Fossil of ‘real-life Loch Ness Monster’ found in Antarctica was the biggest sea dinosaur ever Fossil hunters have pieced together the remains of an enormous sea creature which is being labeled a real-life Loch Ness monster. Researchers have uncovered the 70-million-year-old fossilized remains of a massive elasmosaur from the icy depths of Ant...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he gathers cabinet before addressing Tory MPs Boris Johnson's inner circle will gather for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
18:00, 09/02/2019

College student finds 65-million-year-old fossil of Triceratops skull in North Dakota badlands In the badlands of North Dakota the fifth-year student from the University of California – Merced found a 65-million-year-old fossil of a partial Triceratops skull among plant fossils from the Cretaceous period....
03:26, 07/26/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Kyoku Daimyo Knives, Fossil Semi-Annual Sale, Vizio Sound Bar, and More Two Kyoku Daimyo Knives, up to 50% off Men’s and Women’s Sale, and a Vizio 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos Sound Bar lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
19:00, 07/25/2019

Biden calls environmental activist 'kiddo' as he defends fundraiser with fossil-fuel company's founder Joe Biden on Friday forcefully defended his appearance the previous evening at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that was held at the home of a supporter who helped found a natural gas company....
01:00, 09/08/2019

500-million-year-old crab fossil to be named after famed ‘Star Wars’ ship The creature preyed on ocean dwellers long before dinosaurs ever walked the earth. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
05:26, 08/01/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he prepares for Downing Street statement after cabinet meeting Boris Johnson's inner circle has gathered for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
09:13, 09/03/2019

England and Bangladesh 'resentment' that fuels World Cup showdown If Bangladesh's opening World Cup victory over South Africa and the mighty fright they gave New Zealand on Wednesday alerted many to the threat they pose England on Saturday, the tournament hosts were not among them....
04:13, 06/07/2019

A month of mayhem: 'Stuck' weather pattern fuels hundreds of tornadoes A "stuck" weather pattern has produced a month of stormy mayhem across the central USA, one that's fueled hundreds of tornadoes and boatloads of rain.        ...
22:52, 05/29/2019

Division 2 DOWN: Server Status Update and Maintenance latest for Title Update 5 release The Division 2 Servers are going offline this morning for the new Title Update 5 release. Here's everything you need to know, including details on when we'll see the latest patch notes....
08:13, 07/30/2019

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

The Division 2 DOWN: Server Status Update Maintenance latest for Title Update 5 release The Division 2 Servers are going offline this morning for the new Title Update 5 release. Here's everything you need to know, including details on when we'll see the latest patch notes....
11:00, 07/30/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
12:13, 05/02/2019

The Division 2 Update Patch Notes: Title Update 3 Content Changes and Raid news The Division 2 Title Update 3 launches today. Here's everything you need to know about the games latest changes, patch notes, server downtime and when the Raid will launch....
11:26, 05/14/2019

The Division 2 TU5 Patch Notes Confirmed: Title Update 5 DLC update changes revealed Ubisoft has revealed the patch notes for The Division 2, revealing the headline changes for that are coming along with the newest DLC update - here's what you need to know....
16:39, 07/23/2019

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
19:52, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla owner lawsuit claims software update fraudulently cut battery capacity A Tesla Inc owner has filed a lawsuit against the electric vehicle maker, claiming the company limited the battery range of older vehicles via a software update to avoid a costly recall to fix what plaintiffs allege are defective batteries....
02:26, 08/09/2019

Canada Jobless Rate Increase Fuels Rate Cut Talk Canada’s unemployment rate rose in July as the economy unexpectedly shed jobs for a second straight month, fueling speculation over a possible Bank of Canada rate cut later this year....
17:26, 08/09/2019

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
04:39, 05/30/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update for Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
03:00, 05/07/2019

May update for the Pixel handsets includes a quarterly update to Android 9 The first week of May is almost over and since it is the beginning of a new month, Google has sent out its monthly update for the three generations of Pixel handsets. According to the Pixel Update Bulletin, there are no security patches sent with the...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Nearly half of Londoners 'think City should stop investing in fossil fuel companies' Almost half of Londoners think the City should stop investing in companies that make their money from fossil fuels such as oil, gas or coal, according to a new survey....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fortnite Battle Royale....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Ban on banana-based artwork at Polish museum fuels banana-based protests The head of the museum, who was appointed by the government in November, said Monday he appreciated the role of both artists in Poland's culture, but the gallery's limited space requires "creative changes" to the exhibition. He denied pressure from t...
20:26, 04/29/2019

We Demand More Overtimes The best overtime game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was the Denver-Portland game Friday night. All glory and honor to Blues-Stars Game 7 Tuesday night, which certainly did its best, combining multiple overtimes with the additional sparkle of not just ...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Why SoftBank Needs a Second Vision Fund Softbank could use a second technology megafund following the success of its Vision Fund, which has added a powerful shot of growth to the company’s recent financial results....
01:13, 08/08/2019

NYC’s rainy day fund could be in danger The city’s rainy day fund is at risk of drying up, fiscal watchdogs warned Wednesday. The budget surplus plummeted by $355 million over the past year from $4.221 billion to $4.576 billion, according to City Comptroller Scott Stringer. Those fun...
06:00, 08/08/2019

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
18:52, 06/23/2019

This Fund Is Riding Bitcoin to Top Bitcoin is booming again. One of the biggest beneficiaries is Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, a fund that provides everyday investors with access to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency....
17:13, 06/30/2019

|Ex-PICexecutivesreportedtoHawksoverperceived'bribery'demand A witness testifying before a commission of inquiry into the PIC has revealed that top executives at the state-owned fund manager have been reported to the Hawks over suspicion of bribe solicitation....
04:52, 05/23/2019

New iShares ESG Fund Off to Roaring Start A brand new exchange-traded fund that tries to invest in the best corporate citizens in the U.S. is slated to begin trading at Friday’s opening bell, but is already on track to be one of the most successful fund launches in history....
13:52, 05/10/2019

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
18:52, 06/18/2019

TPG healthcare fund CEO to leave -memo The chief executive of a $1 billion healthcare fund previously managed by Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj has resigned, an internal memo to employees said....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
17:00, 08/06/2019

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
11:39, 06/05/2019

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
00:26, 07/02/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 bln Vision Fund - WSJ SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, which usually picks up big stakes in fast-growing technology companies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:26, 05/03/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Balance In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salarytowards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the employer, according to the EPF website - epfindia.gov.in....
00:52, 08/29/2019

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
15:13, 07/11/2019

Oil Prices: Here’s Why “Supply and Demand are Meaningless” News stories say supply drives price, but it works the other way around. Changes in supply and demand are better explained by changes in price. See this in Chart of the Day....
14:52, 05/01/2019

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told Boeing to make five changes to the airliner before it can return...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Broadcom: Semiconductor demand has "bottomed out" Delivering mixed third quarter results, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan said the company expects semiconductor demand to remain at current levels "due to the uncertain environment."...
22:52, 09/12/2019

Airlines demand compensation from Boeing over 737 Max Two of China's largest airlines have joined a growing list of carriers demanding compensation from Boeing over the grounding of its 737 Max aircraft....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Fuel Demand Rises 3.3% In July Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales increased 9.0 per cent to 2.22 million tonnes, while naphtha sales fell 5.2 per cent to 1.22 million tonnes....
20:13, 08/10/2019

Oil Tumbles on Renewed Demand Worries Oil prices slid, falling alongside stocks and other risky assets, after downbeat economic news from China and Germany fueled fresh worries about a slowdown in global growth....
06:13, 08/15/2019

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand a Cut of the Riches SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took over the street in a protest demanding fair pay, benefit...
01:52, 05/09/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems...
19:26, 06/21/2019

China says U.S. can do more to reduce fentanyl demand The U.S. government can do more to reduce demand for fentanyl and should stop shifting the blame onto others, China said on Monday, in another riposte to Trump administration criticism that China is not helping resolve the drug problem....
13:13, 08/26/2019

The underlying demand for oil is very good, says economist Eirik Wærness of Equinor says the uncertainty in global GDP growth and trade tensions is "worrisome" in terms of its potential impact on oil demand growth....
22:52, 09/09/2019

German journalists demand more protection from far-right The German government is not offering enough protection to journalists who appear on far-right "death lists," according to an open letter signed by media organizations. Several such lists have been discovered recently....
23:39, 08/28/2019

This on-demand gas start-up already has big name investors in its portfolio CNBC's Aditi Roy joins "The Exchange" from San Jose, California with the details of a new start-up that could eliminate your next trip to the gas station....
00:52, 06/26/2019