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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, Leg...

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals

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Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
00:26, 06/21/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Hitler bought death insurance from Jewish firm In one of the strangest twists in the life of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, the man responsible for the deaths of 6 million Jewish men, women, and children purchased death and disability insurance from a Jewish firm....
14:13, 05/02/2019

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

Chinese blockchain firm swaps Bitcoin for cannabis in search of new highs Following the effects of the crypto-winter, one Chinese firm has been forced to diversify its business model away from blockchain. It’s chosen industrial hemp as the next addition to its portfolio. Grandshores Technology has historically invested in ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

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

Brazil's Caixa picks Morgan Stanley as co-advisor on insurance deals- source Brazilian state lender Caixa Economica Federal has picked investment bank Morgan Stanley as co-advisor to help it find insurance partners, a source with knowledge of the matter said....
16:26, 05/25/2019

Brazil's Caixa picks Morgan Stanley as co-advisor on insurance deals: source Brazilian state lender Caixa Economica Federal has picked investment bank Morgan Stanley as co-advisor to help it find insurance partners, a source with knowledge of the matter said....
09:26, 05/26/2019

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
19:52, 05/28/2019

Salesforce Blockchain enables code-free blockchain networks, workflows, and apps Salesforce today unveiled Salesforce Blockchain, a no-code platform that allows customers to easily create blockchain networks, workflows, and apps.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency on the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be on the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read mor...
16:13, 06/18/2019

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Secretary-General tells General Assembly budget body, setting out proposals to tackle situation The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee  ¬̶  the body responsible for the United Nations budget  ¬̶  on Tues...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Our top five Bank Holiday SIM only deals: from £3.99p/m up to huge data SIMO deals Like many of the best pairings in life - fish and chips, Batman and Robin, man and his dog - we can't help but feel like the market's incredible selection of SIM only deals, and all of the free time the Bank Holiday weekend will be providin...
13:39, 05/25/2019

EU Adopts Powers to Respond to Cyber-Attacks The European Union on Friday adopted powers to punish those outside the bloc who launch cyber-attacks that cripple hospitals and banks, sway elections and steal company secrets or funds....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Taylor Swift adopts kitten from 'Me!' music video set Not only did Taylor Swift release her much-anticipated music video for the song “Me!” featuring Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie on Friday, but she also revealed she adopted a kitten from the music video set....
13:52, 04/29/2019

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the ...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Italy adopts decree that could fine migrant rescuers up to €50,000 New bill would fine NGOs bringing migrants on shore without permission but UN says it penalises rescues at seaThe Italian government has introduced a new security decree that would mean non-governmental organisation (NGO) rescue boats that bring migr...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Teacher adopts student after removed from transplant list COLORADO (WTHR) — A Colorado teacher is taking on a big responsibility to help one of his students. Finn Lanning, a math teacher, is giving 13-year-old Damien a second chance by adopting him. Damien/GoFundMe Damien has been in foster care since a you...
05:52, 05/31/2019

Orlando Car Dealership Adopts Giant Duck Family Car dealerships get a bad reputation, and often for good reason. But if there’s anything that can break the “stealerships” and don’t-forget-valet-mode vibes, it’s kindly allowing a family of 16 ducks to move into the showroom....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Queens cop adopts kitten after rescuing it from drainage system An animal-loving Queens cop has a new addition to the family after rescuing a quartet of kittens while on the job — and taking one home with him as a pet. New cat dad Officer Rich Wong said he and his partner, Officer Shawn MacDowell, were sitting in...
23:13, 06/11/2019

S.E.C. Adopts New Rules for Brokers That Consumer Advocates Say Are Toothless The advocates say the rules will let the brokerage industry market itself as always doing the right thing for customers, giving them a false sense of security....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Comcast's Sky adopts CFlight tool to improve data for advertisers Comcast Corp unit Sky said on Wednesday it has adopted a new tool to improve audience data for its advertisers, as Comcast looks to expand its reach following its $40 billion acquisition of the UK pay-TV provider....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Couple adopts 6 siblings who spent nearly 5 years in foster care A Pennsylvania couple adopted a group of six siblings who had spent nearly five years in foster care. Steve and Rob Anderson-McLean of Pittsburgh said they were inspired to take in the brothers and sisters after hearing about siblings being separated...
22:13, 05/30/2019

House panel adopts aggressive format for Barr hearing The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to adopt a more aggressive questioning format for a hearing set for this week with Attorney General William Barr....
22:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice....
21:00, 06/05/2019

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

New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
17:52, 06/11/2019

Amazon adopts multi-pronged approach to meet growing delivery demand How Amazon is growing its delivery and logistics infrastructure to meet demand and ensure customers receive their goods as soon as possible.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

SEC adopts rules requiring brokers to put customers’ interests above their own. Advocates say it won’t protect consumers. The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
04:13, 06/06/2019

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

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
23:52, 06/11/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

‘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

‘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

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

'League of Legends' adopts Overwatch League-style premium eSports pass League of Legends isn't just one of the biggest games on the planet, it's perhaps the most popular eSport too. Starting with the upcoming Summer Split of the League Championship Series (LCS) and European Championship (LEC), Riot Games will ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Want a blockchain job in big tech? This course might help you land one What do Facebook, Visa, Shell, IBM, and EY have in common (other than being stupid rich)? They’re all hiring blockchain talent. Indeed, blockchain jobs are popping up all over the place these days. If you ever thought about learning the ins and outs ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

These are the top 10 programming languages in blockchain Okay, okay: we all know that blockchain and cryptocurrency developers are in demand these days, but what are the most popular programming languages in blockchain development? It turns out that Ethereum‘s Solidity takes the top spot, followed by JavaS...
00:26, 05/25/2019

Blockchain security for your business The rapid evolution of blockchain and distributed ledger technology has led many companies to investigate use cases in line with their respective industries. In exploring enterprise blockchain solutions, businesses face the crucial task of determinin...
11:39, 05/07/2019

Blockchain could help you be a more ethical shopper The online public ledger is becoming a popular tool for transparency, as retailers feel pressure from consumers to prove their products come from a sustainable source...
18:39, 06/05/2019

IBM’s Hyperledger isn’t a real blockchain — here’s why Back in 2016, enterprise “private blockchain” was a new, unfamiliar idea. There were not many major players in the private permissioned blockchain space; a big name was IBM, whose contributions to Hyperledger Fabric has since brought its tech in fron...
21:52, 05/05/2019

Blockchain is the best way to truly benefit from our own data It’s said that data powers today’s most profitable corporations, just like fossil fuels energized those of the past. To paraphrase: your data is being used by businesses over and over to help them make important decisions. This ostensibly makes your ...
17:52, 05/04/2019

Here Are the Details About Tesla's New Insurance Elon Musk’s ideas for offering Tesla insurance, more on the U.S.-China tariffs, slowing Chevrolet Corvette sales as buyers await the upcoming car, suppliers’ preparation for General Motors’ plant closure, and BMW’s first-quarter losses. All of this...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Sanders campaign adopts workplace 'Campaign Equity Blueprint,' including 'buddy system' for staffers Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday unveiled a new "Campaign Equity Blueprint" that calls for a "buddy system" to protect staffers, as well as a recruitment system that deliberately tries to include at least "two women or minority candidates" in fina...
23:52, 05/07/2019

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

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

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

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 companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
16:52, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

IBM is putting sustainable shrimp on the blockchain Shrimp is the latest foodstuff to make its way to the blockchain, courtesy of IBM. The Sustainable Shrimp Partnership (SSP) yesterday announced that its joined IBM‘s Food Trust ecosystem which claims to use blockchain to provide greater transparency ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook relaxes blockchain ad rules A year after banning all blockchain-related ads, Facebook has decided to relax its rules and allow ads for “blockchain technology, industry news, education or events related to cryptocurrency” without the need for pre-approval by the so...
20:52, 05/09/2019

JPMorgan, Microsoft Team Up on Blockchain JPMorgan Chase is tapping Microsoft’s cloud-based services to boost its blockchain platform, aiming to make it easier, faster and cheaper for companies to build and deploy blockchain applications....
04:52, 05/03/2019

IBM, Walmart, Merck in blockchain collaboration with FDA IBM, Merck and Walmart have been chosen for a U.S. Food and Drug Administration pilot program that will explore using blockchain technology to improve the security of prescription drug supply and distribution....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Salesforce launches blockchain channel At its fourth annual TrailheaDX developer conference, Salesforce announced its new low-code platform called Salesforce Blockchain that enables organizations to share verified, distributed data sets across a trusted network of partners and third parti...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Facebook lifts some restrictions on blockchain ads Facebook is further loosening its limitations on blockchain ads... if only somewhat. As of May 8th, the social network will no longer require pre-approval for ads tied to blockchain tech, news, education or events linked to cryptocurrency. While ma...
07:13, 05/09/2019

How the Blockchain Could Protect California's Aquifer State law requires farmers to use groundwater at sustainable levels, and lets them trade water with neighbors. The blockchain could make sure the system is fair....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Carrefour put cheese on the blockchain and it’s going grate French supermarket giant Carrefour is ready to sell blockchain-enabled cheese. Carrefour will soon allow customers to scan QR codes embedded in the packaging of its Rocamadour CQL fromage to learn more about the product’s origin, reports European Sup...
20:13, 04/30/2019

HTC wants to launch ANOTHER blockchain phone this year Taiwanese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is reportedly planning to launch another blockchain phone before the end of 2019. Phil Chen, HTC’s Decentralized Chief Officer, announced the intention during a keynote speech at an investment forum event held ...
19:52, 04/29/2019

Supply chain managers don’t want to buy blockchain Despite the excitement currently surrounding blockchain, it seems supply chain managers are falling out of love with the decentralized technology. Procurement industry leaders discussed blockchain at the Supply Management Forum in London last week an...
15:52, 05/16/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core el...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Pet insurance can be your wallet's best friend Most dog owners don’t have thousands of dollars sitting around to cover surgery or cancer treatment. That’s where pet insurance comes in.        ...
17:26, 04/30/2019

Here's who will lose their insurance if Obamacare is overturned The Affordable Care Act is once again facing legal hurdles after President Donald Trump and his administration supported a lawsuit questioning the health-care law's constitutionality....
20:13, 05/04/2019

LenderComm brings loan servicing on blockchain Taking blockchain proof of concepts into production is a slow process, but a new loan-servicing platform shows how banks could cut costs and improve service....
19:00, 05/21/2019

Salesforce Rolls Out Blockchain Builder for Noncoders Salesforce, joining its cloud-services peers, is getting into the blockchain business. The company said some of its customers are using an early version of a platform that allows them to build blockchain applications without needing much expertise in...
11:13, 05/30/2019

Discuss the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency at TNW2019 With giants like Amazon, Microsoft, and Intel now experimenting with blockchain, the possibility of adoption is on the table. But how can we overcome the issues we face? At TNW Conference, our dedicated Hard Fork track will explore just that. In part...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Why it’s time to drop the dogma and become blockchain rationalists In the past few years, the conversation about cryptocurrency has taken on the tenor of a religious debate, with people either identifying as evangelists or skeptics, maximalists or minimalists. Tipping one side of the scale are the maximalists — peop...
19:13, 06/23/2019

HTC will release a cheaper blockchain phone later this year HTC is dead serious about its foray into crypto-phones. Today, the Taiwanese company announced the Exodus 1s, a cheaper version of the Exodus flagship that was launched last year. We don't know much about the mid-range device beyond its price --...
22:26, 05/11/2019

This female-led company is using blockchain to promote sustainability At TNW Conference, we explored the future of tech, including blockchain and cryptocurrency. While the latter tends to have its literal ups and downs, blockchain technology seems quite useful when incorporated appropriately. One use case is to track a...
19:13, 05/23/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
18:00, 05/28/2019

FedEx CIO Looks to Industry Collaboration to Scale Blockchain Blockchain is expected within a few years to become an “inevitable and essential” tool in tracking goods and reducing fraud in the supply chain, said FedEx’s CIO—but collaboration will be needed for the technology to really take off....
08:00, 04/30/2019

HTC is launching a cheaper version of its blockchain phone HTC isn't giving up on its blockchain phone strategy: following on from the Exodus 1 that launched late in 2018, the company has revealed a cheaper version of the phone is going on sale later this year.We don't have many details about the h...
12:26, 05/12/2019

Industry bigwigs explain ‘blockchain’ in as few words as possible The blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is always changing. Every week there seems to be new legislation, new technological developments, or new scandals capturing the headlines. It can be tough trying to keep up with how it’s all developing. At t...
12:39, 06/19/2019

Microsoft rolls out new cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft Corp on Thursday announced new tools for software makers aimed at making technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain easier for businesses to use....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Amazon says AT&T, Accenture, and Nestle are all using its blockchain tools Amazon is ramping up its blockchain services – and it’s already convinced giants like AT&T, Accenture and Nestle to use them. The company’s cloud solutions subsidiary, Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced its Amazon Managed Blockchain suite is now “g...
14:26, 05/01/2019

HTC’s new $300 blockchain phone will double as a Bitcoin node Taiwainese mobile phone manufacturer HTC is launching a more affordable blockchain phone with full Bitcoin node capabilities. Originally announced last month, the Exodus 1S will be launching in Q3 this year and will have an extra SD card to support i...
14:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildings....
18:26, 05/01/2019

Fed's Bullard: Rate Cut Now Is 'Insurance' Against Rising Risk Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis leader James Bullard, who cast a dissenting vote against the FOMC’s decision this week to hold its target rate range steady, said lowering rates now would help the U.S. economy navigate an increasingly risky environm...
14:52, 06/21/2019

Chase's Trip Delay Insurance Came Through in an Unexpected Way We’ve talked about how using a credit card with good trip delay insurance, like the Chase Sapphire Reserve or Chase Sapphire Preferred card, can be palliative when things go awry in the airport, but a recent, nightmarish travel experience stretched m...
00:52, 05/11/2019

Indicted Georgia insurance commissioner suspends himself ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s insurance commissioner says he will voluntarily suspend himself from office two days after being indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. A 38-count indictment accuses Jim Beck of orch...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a "Family Bill of Rights" that would also help with adoption and medical care....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Goldman skeptical of 'insurance' U.S. rate cuts from Fed Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of "insurance" U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible slowing in U.S. economic growth due to global trade tensions....
22:52, 06/16/2019

Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in US SEATTLE (AP) — Washington is set to become the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option. A set of tiered public plans will cover standard services, and are anticipated to be up to 10% cheaper...
19:00, 05/12/2019

TRON suffered from a critical bug that could’ve crashed its entire blockchain Just one computer could have brought TRON’s entire blockchain to a screeching halt, a new HackerOne disclosure has revealed. Until quite recently, bad actors were reportedly able to maliciously consume the CPU power of the network with Distributed De...
20:13, 05/06/2019

This website turns Bitcoin blockchain activity into ASMR Holding cryptocurrency can be exhilarating, yet absolutely depressing. Luckily, a website automatically transmogrifies Bitcoin activity into soft, soothing sounds to help you relax through its ups-and-downs. Yes, you could even call it “Bitcoin ASMR....
15:26, 05/28/2019

The DeanBeat: Why the smart kids are moving into blockchain games Seasoned game leaders are moving into blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies that could lead to the next generation of games. Is it real?Read More...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Samsung executives discuss investing in 6G, blockchain technology and AI We just started taking the first steps of what will be a long walk to get global 5G networks up and running. That is why U.S. President Donald Trump was ridiculed back in February when he called for the U.S. to start implementing 6G as soon as possib...
07:39, 06/17/2019

Big Ocean Cargo Carriers Join Blockchain Initiative Two major European ship operators have joined a blockchain platform, in a significant boost for the adoption of the technology across the logistics industry....
15:13, 05/28/2019

Blockchain, zero-code machine learning coming to Azure Enlarge (credit: Caetano Candal Sato / Flickr) Microsoft's annual developer conference kicks off on Monday, and the company will no doubt have all manner of things to announce for Azure and, if we're lucky, Windows. To whet our appetites, the compa...
15:26, 05/03/2019

Microsoft joins Hyperledger blockchain technology community Microsoft is joining the Hyperledger open source community for blockchain projects today, the latest move by a tech giant toward blockchain applications.Read More...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Blockchain startup hacked itself to ‘save’ $13M of its users’ cryptocurrency A blockchain startup hacked its users’ wallets to save $13 million in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from being stolen, ZDNet reports. Security researchers advised the Komodo Platform of a ‘backdoor‘ in Agama, one of its older wallet apps, that wou...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore, says LinkedIn Blockchain is one of the fastest growing skills among workers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, according to a LinkedIn report published Wednesday. LinkedIn analyzed the skills listed by its members from the APAC region over the last five years to i...
12:39, 06/19/2019

Software developers are keeping an open mind about blockchain Stack Overflow survey of close to 90,000 developers finds positive attitude toward blockchain, cautious embrace of containers, and a deep love of open source....
05:00, 06/01/2019

Deloitte’s tips on coming up with viable blockchain use cases Today at TNW2019 in Amsterdam, consulting giant Deloitte shared some tips on how to use blockchain to streamline your business operations – and find suitable use cases for the fledgling technology. In a workshop titled “Beyond tech: blockchain strate...
12:52, 05/09/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys laun...
00:13, 06/01/2019

Honeywell Brings Blockchain to Used Aircraft Parts Market The company is using blockchain to shake up the market for used aircraft components, making it easier to check the certification and origin of a part and speeding up transactions....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Microsoft launches Azure cloud services for AI and blockchain Microsoft has announced a series of new Azure services and developer technologies ahead of its Build conference next week that will make it easier for developers to to create new AI, mixed reality, IoT and blockchain projects.The company will help de...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday....
05:26, 06/04/2019

Stellar’s ‘decentralized’ blockchain crashed for 2 hours and nobody realized Stellar’s blockchain suffered a “cascading failure” that halted transactions for roughly two hours on May 15. Breaking: yesterday the Stellar network went down for about 2 hours… only those who run validators noticed it. no new transactions were adde...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Georgia's governor fills insurance post after indictment Georgia's governor has appointed an Atlanta-area police chief to head the state's insurance commission after the previous commissioner was indicted on federal charges....
04:13, 06/13/2019

Third-Party Insurance Premium For Cars, 2-Wheelers To Go Up From June 16 Car and two-wheeler insurance to cost more from June 16 with regulator IRDAI increasing the mandatory third party (TP) motor insurance by up to 21 per cent in certain category of vehicles....
15:52, 06/06/2019

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms to prevent athletes from losing health insurance coverage when they become pregnant. Three senators wrote to USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland on Wednesday, asking her to provide details a...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
11:26, 06/13/2019

Minnesota man pleads guilty to faking death for insurance ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of faking his own death eight years ago in Eastern Europe to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has pleaded guilty. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that 54-year-old Igor Voroti...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Michigan on verge of showdown over high car insurance rates LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state with the highest car insurance premiums in the country is on the verge of a political showdown over long-running efforts to cut rates by reining in generous medical benefits. Michigan is among a dozen “no-fault&#...
18:52, 05/11/2019

More choice for IPO lawsuits in U.S. spur 200% increase in some exec insurance Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Kamala Harris’s claim that Medicare-for-all ‘doesn’t get rid of all insurance’ Harris (D-Calif.) argues there will still be a role for private insurance in a government-run system. But the bill she co-sponsors says it would be very limited....
13:26, 05/14/2019

Insurance payouts for car theft at highest level since 2012 News 28 May, 2019 Figures from the Association of British Insurers suggest a payout for motor vehicle theft is made every eight minutes on average...
17:52, 05/28/2019

Kamala Harris's statements on private insurance are incoherent Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., made an attempt to "clarify" her remarks calling for eliminating private insurance, but in the process, she just created more confusion....
16:52, 05/13/2019

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election. ...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Is your insurance policy good enough? Here's a checklist to review Folks commonly see insurance as a once-and-done purchase. But you need to review your policies to make sure you have enough coverage.        ...
18:13, 06/02/2019

ABN AMRO signs on Accenture and ING Bank for its blockchain inventory platform Despite abandoning plans to build its own Bitcoin wallet, ABN AMRO is not quite done with blockchain tech. The Dutch banking giant has announced plans to launch a decentralized trade inventory platform in collaboration with Accenture and ING Bank, ac...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Apple’s quiet CryptoKit launch could bolster blockchain on iPhones A new developer framework will give Apple's developers the ability to create encryption keys and store them in the Secure Enclaves of its devices.Read More...
15:39, 06/07/2019

Euroclear to press ahead with blockchain pilot for commercial paper Securities house Euroclear said on Wednesday it would push ahead with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for issuing and settling commercial paper transactions used by companies to grease the wheels of the economy....
12:13, 06/19/2019

Overstock is getting ready to sell its retail business and dive into blockchain Overstock is making a bold transformation into a blockchain company, but its plans hit a snag last year. Efforts to sell the retail business have recently heated up, CEO Patrick Byrne told CNN Business....
23:00, 06/21/2019

EY built a blockchain for wine snobs to confirm the authenticity of their plonk Accounting behemoth EY is putting wine on the blockchain. In a press release from last week (spotted by CoinDesk), the company announced it has developed a blockchain-powered platform for tracking the authenticity and origins of wine. The system, whi...
13:13, 05/28/2019

Microsoft launches fully managed Azure Blockchain Service Microsoft announced its own fully managed blockchain service. The Azure Blockchain Service is launching in preview, but some companies are already using it.Read More...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple Thailand‘s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumors of its blockchain pilot surfaced online after eagle-eyed users took to Twitter to share im...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Larry Sanger will hide ‘blockchain’ on Everipedia to keep users comfortable Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, took the Hard Fork stage at TNW2019 to reinforce the idea that user experience (UX) is a catalyst for decentralization. Sanger, now Chief Information Officer for the blockchain-powered Everipedia platform, expre...
02:26, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Michigan House passes auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Michigan’s Republican-led House has approved a bill that would reduce the country’s highest auto insurance premiums. The 94-15 vo...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
06:13, 05/31/2019

Insurance premiums set to rise for cars vulnerable to keyless theft News 29 May, 2019 Experts set to increase “risk rating” system insurance companies use to set premiums for cars vulnerable to keyless relay attacks...
14:26, 05/29/2019

Denver man accused of wife's murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him against the murder charge, Colorado’s highest court ruled on Monday....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Michigan governor criticizes GOP-backed auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t embracing a Republican-passed plan to cut high auto insurance premiums, saying it falls short and that her first priority is passing a budget that fixes the state’s roads. The Dem...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
22:00, 06/07/2019

CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018 A CDC survey shows that 1.1 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018, an increase fueled by changes to the Affordable Care Act.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450K to get kids into USC A California insurance executive charged in the USC admission scandal has confessed to paying $450,000 for his children to get into the school after copping a plea deal from prosecutors. Toby MacFarlane, 56, is now the 20th person to plead guilty in ...
08:39, 06/22/2019

Santander to pay 1 billion euros to end insurance accord with Allianz Group Spain's largest lender Banco Santander said on Monday it will pay almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to end an agreement between Allianz and Banco Popular over the distribution of insurance products....
12:26, 06/24/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
01:52, 04/29/2019

I got a $1 million life insurance policy at age 28, and now that I have a family I don't regret it for a minute Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. La...
23:13, 05/27/2019

Quiz-Based Life Insurance Company Now Valued at $450 Million The maker of an online quiz that prods active individuals about their exercise habits is the latest beneficiary of Silicon Valley’s ardor for the insurance industry....
15:39, 05/08/2019

Over-50s could see National Insurance hike to fund 'fairer' social care The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
06:39, 04/29/2019

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
14:52, 06/22/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
12:00, 06/14/2019

MetLife Weathers Tough Insurance Market as Prudential Stumbles The two largest publicly traded U.S. life-insurance companies—MetLife and Prudential Financial—posted divergent earnings as one was able to overcome a tough market in the first quarter and the other wasn’t....
00:52, 05/02/2019

Some parents turn to insurance to protect the cost of their kids' education With the cost of a four-year degree at a public college at more than $80,000 — and nearly $15,000 at private universities — tuition insurance is gaining a foothold....
00:26, 05/10/2019

Washington State Passes a Public Option, But Insurance Companies Will Still Get Their Cut Washington state will become the first in the U.S. to offer a public option for health insurance to all its residents, according to ABC. The option, known as Cascade Care, will include tiered plans that will cover standard health services and are exp...
13:00, 05/13/2019

USAA tops list of America’s best car insurance companies USAA got the top ranking in Clearsurance's list of the best auto insurance companies. Factors included price, customer service and satisfaction.        ...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Here's how advisors can recommend a life insurance policy in their client's best interest If you're making life insurance and annuity recommendations in the Empire State, you'll soon be required to act in your client's best interest. What you should know about this new rule....
16:00, 06/18/2019

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in 30 markets, with plans to expand to as many as 90 ...
12:13, 06/12/2019

This site generates batshit crazy blockchain use-cases that are stupidly real The blockchain space has struggled with a lack of legitimate use-cases — but a new site solves that problem by generating revolutionary projects on demand. Thanks to marketeer Tamas Torok, cryptocurrency entrepreneurs can simply click a button to rec...
19:26, 05/14/2019

Singapore, Canada complete blockchain trial for cross-border payments Monetary Authority of Singapore and Bank of Canada complete tests on cross-border payments using digital currencies, tapping distributed ledger technology with the aim to achieve faster, cheaper, and more secured transactions....
16:39, 05/03/2019

JP Morgan helps Canada and Singapore trial bank transfers on the ‘blockchain’ Central banks in Canada and Singapore claim to have successfully completed a cross-border payment using distributed ledger technology. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced earlier today that it has successfully settled an international...
17:26, 05/02/2019

This girthy penis is buried deep inside the Ethereum blockchain (NSFW) The Ethereum blockchain doesn’t just power one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies — it now perpetually verifies the existence of a girthy dong. That’s right. Swedish conceptual artists Ida Jonsson and Simon Saarinen say they’ve buried the f...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Dutch central bank tested blockchain for 3 years. The results? ‘Not that positive’ The Dutch central bank developed and evaluated four distributed ledger technology (DLT) prototypes in three years, but so far blockchain hasn’t lived up to the hype, The Banker reports. In fact, the only use-case it can easily envision is cross-borde...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” t...
14:52, 06/03/2019

Hedera Hashgraph launches new testing for high-speed blockchain alternative Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise blockchain alternative that raised $100 million last year, has begun testing for its fast and secure public ledger.Read More...
15:52, 05/09/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Fireblocks raises $16 million to securely transition digital assets to blockchain Fireblocks, a New York-based startup developing a platform that enables customers to securely transfer assets to the blockchain, has raised $16 million.Read More...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Brazil’s Caixa kicks off process to attract partners for insurance unit Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal sent teasers to insurers on Friday to lure partners for its insurance business, Caixa Seguridade Participacoes, according to documents sent to potential partners....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, research shows...
22:26, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
02:52, 06/18/2019

Wells Fargo Agrees to Settle Auto Insurance Suit for $386 Million The deal would resolve a case brought by customers who took out car loans and were forced to pay for unnecessary auto insurance without their knowledge....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Rynox Introduces Accident Insurance Cover With Purchase Of Riding Gear With the growing sale of motorcycles and the awareness and importance of wearing riding gear, more and more motorcyclists choose to invest in the protective apparel beyond purchasing their desired......
15:26, 05/06/2019

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.Read More...
14:39, 05/22/2019

Wells Fargo agrees to pay customers $386M over unwanted auto insurance The settlement covers class-action claims that Wells Fargo signed customers up for unwanted or unneeded auto insurance policies when they took out car loans. ...
19:39, 06/10/2019

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she'...
23:39, 06/10/2019

The Great British car insurance write-off scandal: BBC investigation echoes our findings Features 7 May, 2019 Undercover BBC investigation finds written-off cars are being repaired and sold to unsuspecting motorists after passing their history checks...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 76 Found behind a historical diorama in an Insurance Building Location Fortbyte 76 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found behind a historical diorama in an Insurance Building". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
22:26, 06/04/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
16:39, 04/30/2019

Lawsuit Alleges NFL Directed Insurance Carrier To Deny Disability Claims A medical clinic in Illinois is accusing the NFL of instructing its insurance carrier to deny claims made by former players under the auspices of the league’s disability plan. The allegations are outlined in a lawsuit that also accuses the league of ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Fact check: Climate change is making insurance more expensive — but it’s not the only factor One expert said climate change is responsible, but there's also other factors at play such as the loss of natural infrastructure, aging municipal infrastructure and housing and finished basements....
22:13, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Wells Fargo will pay customers $386 million over unwanted auto insurance Wells Fargo & Co will pay customers at least $386 million to settle class-action claims that the bank signed them up for auto insurance they did not want or need when they took out car loans....
21:26, 06/07/2019

Moonday Mornings: Microsoft helped Louis Vuitton put overpriced rags on the blockchain You know what time it is: we’re back for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain stories. Here are some of the hottest stories you might’ve missed over the weekend. 1. Louis Vuitton, the favorite luxur...
23:26, 05/27/2019

Europe’s largest port set to test its blockchain-powered energy trading platform Europe’s largest ferry port is readying its blockchain-based energy trading application for deployment. The Port of Rotterdam announced last week that its blockchain-based energy trading platform is “complete in principle” and it will begin testing i...
16:52, 04/29/2019

Elon Musk says Tesla still plans to offer insurance, but is waiting for an acquisition to close The idea behind Tesla offering its own insurance would be to lower rates for drivers, leveraging internal data from Tesla's AutoPilot systems to justify that....
04:52, 06/12/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Mayor Pete Doesn't Offer His Campaign Staff Health Insurance, Wow What a Dreamboat!! Pete Buttigieg, who is less a presidential candidate and more a collection of rich liberals’ fantasies projected into a crisp white shirt, is apparently the only major presidential candidate who does not yet offer his staff health insurance, NBC News...
20:39, 05/09/2019

California OKs $214.8B budget, including health insurance for illegal immigrants, money for homelessness California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion state budget that would spend more on health care and education, bolster the state’s top firefighting agency following devastating wildfire seasons, and boost state reserves....
03:00, 06/14/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing changes in the distribution segment of the industry...
10:26, 05/08/2019

'Meant to be': Man who is deaf adopts deaf puppy, teaches him sign language commands A man born deaf adopted a puppy who is also deaf in a story "with an absolute fairy tale ending," the animal rescue organization said.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
22:39, 05/22/2019

A Year After Approval, Migraine Drugs Are Changing Lives. But Insurance Battles Are Creating a Whole New Headache Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig, the first drug specifically designed to prevent chronic migraines, and offered new hope to the millions of Americans regularly weathering these debilitating ...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
14:39, 05/23/2019

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

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial ser...
01:13, 06/24/2019

Devin Nunes says Strzok-Page ‘insurance policy’ referred to obtaining FISA warrant for Trump campaign's emails U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., claimed that an “insurance policy” mentioned in an August 2016 text between disgraced former FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page referred to their ability to obtain a FISA warrant....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednes...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
21:13, 05/17/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers ...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million price tag. The company says it is working on its follow up, a road legal supercar fighter that will...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Investments, legal charge put brakes on BMW BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 bln) legal provision....
14:26, 05/07/2019

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’...
08:26, 05/27/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
09:00, 05/29/2019

Matt Gaetz Is In Mounting Legal Trouble Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz—a racist, conspiracy theory spreading, maniac—spent the bulk of his Wednesday morning ranting and raving during a House Judiciary hearing on whether or not to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congre...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
09:26, 05/29/2019

One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned? Pro sports leagues and media companies partnering with casinos, nearly $8 billion wagered and plenty of mistakes. Here's what we've learned in a year of legalized U.S. sports betting....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
02:26, 05/16/2019

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon d...
07:39, 06/11/2019

Musk, SEC settle legal dustup over his Tweets Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the SEC settled a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about the EV maker, avoiding a decision by a federal judge in New York on whether the billionaire should be held in contempt of court....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Owners of DQ’d Derby winner considering legal options The owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security are evaluating their legal options after an appeal of the decision was denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Gary and Mary West said in a statement Thursday that they believe...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Colorado has made over $1 billion from legal marijuana DENVER — Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in tax revenue from marijuana sales since recreational use of the drug was legalized in 2014. The Colorado Department of Revenue says sales since legalization have topped $6.5 billion, generating $1.02 billi...
13:26, 06/13/2019

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion into their own hands....
10:13, 06/20/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism...
03:13, 06/19/2019

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
04:39, 06/15/2019

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
19:00, 06/16/2019

English classes, legal services cut for immigrant kids PHOENIX (AP) — The government has stopped reimbursing some contracted shelters for the cost of teaching immigrant children English-language courses and providing legal services and recreational activities. The Health and Human Services department not...
20:52, 06/05/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Conservative legal group challenges ‘mindfulness’ in schools A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is based on Buddhism and forces children to participate in meditation....
03:00, 05/08/2019

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.        ...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
21:39, 06/25/2019

Nuking asteroids could save the Earth — but we need to make it legal first The schlocky 1998 Bruce Willis movie Armageddon was the highest grossing film of that year. The blockbuster saw a master oil driller (Willis) and an unlikely crew of misfits place a nuclear bomb inside a giant asteroid heading for Earth, blow it up –...
17:52, 05/12/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday a...
13:52, 06/05/2019

No Legal Representation For Defaulters In Banks' Proceedings: Top Court The Supreme Court has held that a person has no "right" to be represented by a lawyer in "in-house" proceedings initiated by banks or financial institutions to declare him willful defaulters for......
01:13, 05/13/2019

Program on legal, judicial systems offered in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville. The Kentucky Judicial Branch and the Jefferson County Racial Fairness Commission are hosting Court Talks on Th...
11:39, 05/14/2019

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
22:13, 06/04/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to penalize immigrants—legal and undocumented alike—in...
16:13, 05/12/2019

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

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
07:52, 05/29/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
23:39, 06/11/2019

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

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimination in housing, credit and employment....
16:39, 04/28/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal hav...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document that is a...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Legal expert: subpoena battle could lead to crisis A legal scholar says that the the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report could lead to a constitutional crisis. (May 6)        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

HBO Pushes Back in Michael Jackson Legal Fight Lawyers for HBO said the Jackson estate’s argument that “Leaving Neverland” violated a nondisparagement clause was a “poorly disguised and legally barred posthumous defamation claim.”...
23:39, 05/03/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
05:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Ill. Senate OKs legal pot after home grow shift SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on action regarding recreational marijuana use (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Restrictions on home cultivation have helped marijuana legalization win Illinois Senate approval. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 3...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Legendary Haight Street Gets a New, Legal King of Weed Equity programs can help get those affected by the War on Drugs into the cannabis business. That's helped Shawn Richard win approval for the first legal weed shop in the famed Upper Haight....
15:26, 05/06/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of the nation’s ethnic minorities. “Due to local regulation,” reads its listing — which details th...
01:00, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Business group may take legal action vs tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it’s looking into possible legal action to block President Donald Trump fro...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Media law experts say a San Francisco journalist whose home was raided did not commit a crime because it’s not illegal to disclose a public record. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott told reporters this week that free...
07:39, 05/23/2019

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Volkswagen shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.5 percent higher....
15:26, 05/02/2019

EU car wifi plan delayed as countries await legal advice The European Commission's plan for a wifi-based standard for cars endorsed by Volkswagen faces a two-month delay as EU countries wait for legal advice on the proposal, giving a glimmer of hope to backers of the rival 5G technology....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Tax revenue from legal pot sales falls short of projections in California Proponents of legal weed have promised windfall tax revenue, but in California, the green hasn't delivered as much green as hoped.        ...
09:26, 05/11/2019

Today's WWE Began With A Tragic Injury And A Devastating Legal Defeat It’s a cross between a family value and a corporate one, but WWE is notorious for not settling lawsuits. They will when they have to, as in the fight over the rights to the gimmick of the Demolition tag team, but even then they dragged it out for jus...
02:26, 05/03/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’s been conditionally released....
02:13, 06/16/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On T...
09:26, 06/06/2019

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, J...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
18:13, 06/20/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
16:26, 06/06/2019

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme...
00:26, 05/16/2019

President Trump to Launch New Legal Immigration Overhaul Push WASHINGTON — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation’s legal immigration system should ...
02:13, 05/16/2019

| Caster Semenya loses IAAF testosterone legal case South Africa's athletics star Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Aquarium faces legal action after death of 30 hammerhead sharks A marine wildlife conservation group claims the Nausicaá aquarium in the French port of Boulogne mistreated the scalloped hammerhead sharks over an eight-year period in captivity....
04:52, 05/16/2019

Trump’s legal defence against Congressional probes is weak. Here’s why it still might work In courts in New York and Washington, Trump is attempting to beat back subpoenas by Congress to get financial records from accountants and banks Trump and his family do business with....
20:00, 05/18/2019

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
19:26, 06/19/2019

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users. The Federal Communications Commission ope...
02:39, 05/18/2019

The growing legal and regulatory implications of collecting biometric data Although biometric technologies make the authentication experience easier, the actual collection and storage of the data is presenting new security risks....
15:52, 05/18/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
23:39, 05/29/2019

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
11:00, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Bayer's Legal Woes Escalate With Probe Into Monsanto File Bayer is seeking to limit the damage after French prosecutors said they had opened an investigation into potentially illegal practices by Monsanto before it was acquired by the German chemicals and drugs giant....
23:00, 05/13/2019

San Francisco Journalist Vows to Take Legal Action After Police Raid The journalist wants back his laptops, phones and hard drives, which were seized during a search for information about who leaked a police report about a city official’s death....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
00:00, 06/19/2019

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-pos...
15:39, 06/21/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedly linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended ...
11:13, 06/05/2019

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

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)       ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing before the M...
08:26, 06/10/2019

Ultima unveils road-legal 1200bhp V8-powered RS supercar British firm's fastest model yet packs Chevrolet V8 and Porsche gearbox, with a claimed 250mph-plus top speed Leicester-based sports car manufacturer Ultima has revealed the new RS supercar, its fastest road-legal model yet and featuring up to 1200b...
12:39, 06/10/2019

Legal Q&A: can we exchange and complete on the same day if the house we're buying is empty? We're buying a house from the estate of a deceased woman and would like to get in and start work. Can we exchange and complete on the same day rather than having a long delay?...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Lance Armstrong: 'It wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' ‘We did what we had to do to win,’ says 47-year-oldInterview with former cyclist to be aired next weekFormer cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven To...
10:39, 05/24/2019

Indonesian opposition submits legal challenge to election result Lawyers for defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto submitted a lawsuit to the Constitutional Court late on Friday challenging the result of the April 17 election after complaining that the vote was rigged....
21:26, 05/24/2019

Wells Fargo Raises Estimate of Possible Losses From Legal Action In the wake of its sales-practices scandal, Wells Fargo raised the high end of its range of potential losses from legal action to about $3.1 billion from $2.7 billion....
23:52, 05/03/2019

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The ...
13:39, 06/10/2019

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
07:26, 05/24/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of an IOC inquiry into its integrity        ...
15:39, 05/05/2019

If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. How great would it be to have a street version of the racing version of the sporty version of a luxury car? Very great is my answer. ...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Tate's Auto Group toppled by financial, legal troubles The Southwest dealership group has closed its doors after years of financial problems, battles with lenders and accusations of deceptive business practices culminated in a March bankruptcy filing....
07:13, 05/06/2019

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
20:13, 06/09/2019

U.S. high court to rule on scope of copyright for legal codes The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by Georgia lawmakers to win federal copyright protection for an annotated version of the state's legal code and to decide whether state and local governments can sue people who publish such texts ...
10:00, 06/25/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
20:26, 06/11/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border security system for the Gulf state, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:26, 05/05/2019

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to...
18:39, 06/10/2019

UN Secretary-General Says "Dhanyawaad'' To India UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed gratitude for India's contribution to the United Nations and its peacekeeping missions, underlining the inspiring role Indian women have played for the......
14:13, 05/25/2019

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
14:13, 06/10/2019

A Law-Firm Veteran Who Leads by Listening Andrew Glincher never expected to work in a big law firm, much less run one. He sets his course by his upbringing and a tight crew of ad hoc advisers...
11:39, 06/23/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the Legislature. It joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.        ...
22:39, 06/25/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology is used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Migrant Children May Lose School, Sports and Legal Aid as Shelters Swell Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant children housed in shelters....
13:13, 06/06/2019

Gujarat Government Backs Potato Farmers In Legal Battle With PepsiCo The Gujarat government has decided to back the nine potato farmers locked in a legal battle with food and beverages giant PepsiCo after the latter dragged them to court for growing a potato variety......
05:52, 04/29/2019

Cuomo’s legal counsel to head major LGBTQ-rights group NEW YORK (AP) — Alphonso David, a civil rights lawyer who has been serving as chief counsel to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was named Tuesday as the new president of the largest LGBTQ-rights organization in the U.S. Forty-eight-year-old David is the f...
20:39, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
11:52, 06/15/2019

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
00:13, 06/19/2019

Rabat organizers made it impossible for Semenya to race, says legal team The Moroccan Athletics Federation made it "impossible" for Caster Semenya to compete at the Rabat Diamond League meeting on Sunday because of the lateness of a re-invitation, the South African athlete's legal team said on Saturday....
23:52, 06/15/2019

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fight over the facility’s license. A St. Louis judge during a Tuesday hearing will weigh whether ...
07:39, 06/04/2019

German government: We're working on maintaining legal channel for trade with Iran Germany is working on maintaining a legal channel for trade with Iran, a government spokesman said on Monday, after Iran last week eased curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach a 2015 international nuclear pact....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Dr Madhava Menon, Father Of Modern Legal Education In India, Passes Away Considered as the tallest figure in modern legal education NR Madhava Menon passed away early on Wednesday, here at a private hospital, said family sources. He was 84....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Caster Semenya loses legal battle as testosterone rule is upheld Caster Semenya will have to take testosterone suppressants if she is to continue as a middledistance athlete after she today lost her case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport....
21:13, 05/01/2019

2020 Dems jump into abortion fray as legal battle heats up The divisive issue of abortion has rocketed to the center of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination -- and with a lawsuit filed Friday against Alabama's law, legal proceedings could easily keep the debate hot going into the 2020 general ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Caster Semenya loses legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels A panel of three judges denied Semenya's appeal against IAAF rules that will force female runners to decrease naturally high testosterone levels.        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

Companies in Cuba Face Legal Risks as U.S. Changes Stance on Seized Property The Trump administration’s decision to implement a long-suspended provision of a 23-year-old federal law is expected to pose legal quandaries for companies operating in Cuba....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Migrant youths seeking legal status sue Trump administration in new challenge Young migrants in New Jersey who are seeking legal status in the United States after allegedly suffering abuse or neglect in their home countries sued the Trump administration on Monday, saying it is unfairly denying their claims....
19:13, 04/29/2019

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
07:26, 05/25/2019

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant children living in government shelters across the co...
22:39, 06/09/2019

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
12:26, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
17:52, 06/07/2019

Trump administration blocks immigrants from free legal help, attorneys allege AUSTIN, Texas — An immigration legal group has filed a formal complaint against the Trump administration saying it is blocking detained immigrants from free legal services. The complaint filed Wednesday by RAICES, a nonprofit immigrant legal services...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Australia Court Rules Sperm Donor Be Recognised As Legal Father A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday. The court said because the man was......
14:00, 06/19/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions....
20:39, 06/11/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
20:39, 06/06/2019

Boston Globe Drops Out Of The Legal Fight For The Robert Kraft Video The Boston Globe—hometown newspaper to billionaire Robert Kraft and the NFL team he owns—is no longer among the media outlets intervening in the criminal case against him. Kraft faces two counts of misdemeanor solicitation after he was one of two doz...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to...
15:26, 05/31/2019

Trump: Emmet Flood to leave White House legal team Emmet Flood, veteran Washington, D.C. attorney who joined President Donald Trump's legal team last year, is leaving the White House, the president said in a Twitter post Saturday....
07:26, 06/02/2019

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound...
00:52, 06/12/2019

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from Copenhagen....
17:52, 06/04/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Algeria: What's next for post-Bouteflika era under General Salah? With ousted President Bouteflika gone, Algeria's army minister, Ahmed Gaid Salah, has become the country's most powerful figure. Whether he can or will lead Algeria to democracy, however, remains unclear....
20:13, 05/11/2019

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
10:52, 06/23/2019

India’s general election reaches second-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Rahul Gandh's family for the country's ills....
17:13, 05/12/2019

A Stagnant General Electric Will Replace the C.E.O. Who Transformed It The industrial giant, whose jet engines propel air travelers and whose generators light millions of households, declared that it would be installing its first new leader in 16 years....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The four women who accused Indiana’s attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers. The law firm representing the women says an announcement is coming Tuesday abou...
09:26, 06/18/2019

U.S. attorneys general investigate clergy abuse Attorneys general across the U.S. are eyeing church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations (June 11)        ...
12:26, 06/11/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning, the Justice Department confirmed to INSIDER. Rosenstein gave his resignation letter to President Donald Trump on Monday. Rosenstein will officially depart on May 11. Visit Busines...
19:26, 05/01/2019

US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general Revolutionary Guards chief says presence of US aircraft carrier in Gulf poses no threatThe deployment of a US aircraft carrier to Iran’s regional waters is nothing but psychological warfare and part of a plan to intimidate Tehran, the head of the Rev...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
08:52, 05/25/2019

D.R. Attorney General: Ortiz not target of shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
03:13, 06/20/2019

Sudanese general’s path to power ran through Darfur CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, better known as Hemedti, is the deputy head of the military council that assumed power in Sudan after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. He says he refused al-Bashir’s orders to fire on...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Sudanese general's path to power ran through Darfur In April 2015, President Omar al-Bashir traveled to the heart of Sudan's conflict-ravaged Darfur region to congratulate one of his hand-picked commanders on a recent victory over rebels....
08:52, 05/20/2019

General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut costs by about 20% over the next two years as it tries to become leaner....
20:52, 05/30/2019

Van’s General Store moving offices to 441 Broadway The Van’s General Store offices will move to the penthouse of 441 Broadway from the streets of Orchard. Founded by actor Liev Schreiber and artist Scott Carlson in 2012, VGS is an agency “that combines Hollywood connections and street smarts” for bra...
09:39, 06/19/2019

‘SOTC’: Candidates Running For Attorney General (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Current Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is running for governor, so the position is up for grabs. O...
18:26, 05/19/2019

US 'could blacklist' Chinese surveillance kit firm Hikvision Reports stoke fears that two biggest economies are on edge of full-blown tech cold war The US is reportedly considering restricting Hikvision, a Chinese surveillance equipment provider active in Xinjiang, from buying US components, escalating already...
14:13, 05/22/2019

New McLaren GT is firm's most practical, refined model yet McLaren's new Grand Touring model sits outside of Sports, Super and Ultimate series, with luxury and comfort the focus The new McLaren GT, revealed for the first time and on sale now, will “redefine the rules of Grand Touring”, according to the firm...
14:52, 05/15/2019

Burr holds firm despite GOP anger over Don Jr. subpoena Richard Burr faces intense pressure from Republicans to drop his subpoena of President Donald Trump’s eldest son and quickly wrap up the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe.But despite a day facing attacks from the highest rungs of party lea...
01:52, 05/10/2019

Under wraps: Britain's most secretive engineering firm RML’s motorsport roots have been swapped for bespoke projects that it’s not allowed to shout about. We peek behind the curtain f you only read headlines, you could believe UK Automotive Manufacturing Plc’s entire business (still healthy despite the...
05:13, 05/06/2019

U.S. weighs blacklisting another major Chinese firm A move against video surveillance maker Hikvision would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict....
18:13, 05/22/2019

Face ID firm Lumentum follows Google with Huawei ban Apple Face ID parts supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc followed Google on Monday in clamping down on the business it does with Huawei Technologies, after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a ban on the Chinese firm on national security grounds....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
06:00, 06/14/2019

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lakh...
22:00, 06/19/2019

A proposed legal change in Hong Kong has businesses worried about the fate of the city A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety over the resilience of local autonomy in the financially important former British colony....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was...
12:52, 06/12/2019

Alex Rodriguez may have a tough time pursuing legal action over viral toilet pic Alex Rodriguez’s camp has said the ex-Yankees slugger is exploring legal action after he was photographed sitting on the toilet in his luxury apartment’s bathroom....
11:39, 05/18/2019

Monks launch legal fight to protect water purity of Trappist beer Belgian brothers fear Lhoist lime quarrying will threaten production of brewAs keepers of one of only 14 abbeys in the world producing Trappist beer, the monks of Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy, in Rochefort, are dogged defenders of the purity of the sprin...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Jessica Andrade's Neck Slam KO Was Legal, But That Doesn't Make It Any Easier To Watch Tip to tail, UFC 237 was a bummer. Saturday’s event felt sour from the start of the prelims—when former UFC champ B.J. Penn led off the undercard one month after MMA Junkie reported on allegations against Penn of years of physical and sexual abuse—a...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyThe South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, i...
19:13, 05/01/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreemen...
05:52, 06/11/2019

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life with legal euthanasia....
09:39, 06/05/2019

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
13:52, 06/05/2019

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House J...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Nadler: Hope Hicks testimony is huge gift in legal battle with Trump House Democrats are planning to file a lawsuit within days to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify on Capitol Hill — and they say Hope Hicks’ reluctant testimony Wednesday will help deliver them a crucial win in court. Judiciary Co...
15:13, 06/21/2019

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow health care providers to deny treatment based on thei...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Maximum Security owner threatens legal action after ‘egregious’ Kentucky Derby DQ LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards’ disqualification of his horse’s Kentucky Derby victory as “egregious” and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal. “...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Euro Papers: Legal threats force Barca to pursue Neymar over Griezmann "FC Barcelona want PSG megastar Neymar back at the club, as the Camp Nou distance themselves from Antoine Griezmann following news that Atletico Madrid are set to launch legal action against the Catalan club..."...
15:13, 06/01/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
05:26, 05/08/2019

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
06:39, 06/01/2019

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan Heights, especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory, the summit...
10:13, 06/01/2019

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted people under the legal smoking age....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Walmart Faces Major India Test Over Flipkart's Legal Spat With Goqii An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers....
19:26, 06/04/2019

Mexico attorney general says Odebrecht case coming soon MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s attorney general says his office will bring a case related to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht’s corrupt dealings within two months. Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero says there is new evidence and ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook has unfairly become the 'boogeyman on privacy,' says ex-general counsel Facebook's first general counsel, Chris Kelly, says it'll be hard to prove an antitrust case against Big Tech companies like Facebook or Google....
00:39, 06/11/2019

"Worrisome": Lt General DS Hooda On Military Being Dragged Into Politics Lt Gen (retd) DS Hooda, the main architect of the 2016 surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, Thursday said it is "worrisome" that the military is increasingly being drawn into the political......
02:13, 05/17/2019

British general in Iran controversy is a Romanian prince Chris Ghika, the British general who was rebuked by the Pentagon for saying there was "no increased threat" from Iran, is a descendant of Romanian royalty who took part in the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women anno...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long Congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Do we need orangutans? A panel discussion between Facebook’s Yann LeCun and fellow AI thinkers debates whether the term artificial general intelligence even means anything. Perhaps the answer is machines more like orangutans....
18:52, 06/04/2019

Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pelicans have hired Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon to serve as New Orleans’ GM under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin. Langdon, whose hiring was announced by the ...
23:39, 05/19/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened over the makeup of a joint sovereign council...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findin...
13:39, 05/01/2019

NATO secretary-general in North Macedonia for 2-day visit NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has arrived for a two-day visit to North Macedonia before this tiny Balkan country officially becomes the alliance's 30th member by the end of the year....
02:00, 06/03/2019

US-Iran conflict would hit energy supplies, says Iranian general Gen Saleh Jokar also says Iran’s missiles could easily reach US warships in GulfIranian missiles could easily hit US ships in the Gulf, and any conflict would threaten global energy supplies, a senior Iranian military official has said.As tensions si...
21:52, 05/17/2019

| Five dead, 233 arrested in Venezuela protests - Attorney General Five people died and 233 were arrested in protests sparked by a failed military uprising against Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro last week, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said....
14:00, 05/07/2019

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute: top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander told Reuters....
12:52, 06/18/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief....
09:39, 05/04/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
10:39, 05/27/2019

Iran backed down in Gulf due to US 'deterrence', says American general Head of central command says he remains concerned about ‘very real’ threat and Tehran’s potential for aggressionIran has chosen to “step back and recalculate” after making preparations for an apparent attack against US forces in the Gulf region, but ...
10:26, 06/07/2019

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

Democrats press on as U.S. attorney general refuses to testify U.S. Attorney General William Barr's refusal to testify at a House of Representatives hearing on Thursday is set to escalate tensions with Democrats probing his role in the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference ...
13:26, 05/02/2019