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With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate

In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are m...

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate

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Senate confirms Mark Esper as Pentagon chief The Senate confirmed Mark Esper to be secretary of defense Tuesday, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
21:52, 07/23/2019

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, the White House said in a statement....
03:13, 06/22/2019

Mark Esper’s sprint to confirmation starts as Pentagon’s third acting chief takes over IT’S SHOWTIME: At precisely 3:04 p.m. yesterday, Mark Esper reverted to being the secretary of the Army and officially became the nominee to serve as the second defense secretary of President Trump’s administration. That’s when Esper’s nomination pap...
14:26, 07/16/2019

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee, and Mark Esper Is Named Acting Pentagon Chief As the F.B.I. investigated domestic violence, Patrick M. Shanahan said the confirmation process would “force my three children to relive a traumatic chapter in our family’s life.”...
07:39, 06/19/2019

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the job....
05:26, 06/22/2019

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on everything from tensions with Iran to Washington's......
02:26, 06/23/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper sends first memo to troops as Pentagon boss On his first day on the job as the new acting secretary of defense, Mark Esper on Monday sent a memorandum to all Pentagon employees, laying out the Defense Department’s “path forward.”...
11:13, 06/25/2019

West Point cadet returns after judges overturn conviction for raping classmate in sleeping bag Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in prison after being found guilty of raping another cadet. A panel overturned his conviction Monday.        ...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to return to West Point–because three military male judges on an appeals court panel find it hard to belie...
23:13, 06/08/2019

Former West Point cadet sentenced to 21 years in classmate rape case can return to academy after conviction overturned A former military cadet who was sentenced to 21 years behind bars for allegedly raping a female classmate will now be able to return to West Point after his conviction was overturned two years later on Monday....
07:52, 06/05/2019

Esper faces first challenge as Pentagon chief meeting with allied counterparts at NATO headquarters ESPER’S NATO DEBUT: After just one day in his new job as acting defense secretary, Mark Esper makes his debut on the world stage, arriving in Brussels today ahead of a two-day meeting of NATO defense ministers....
23:13, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next U.S. defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as actin...
04:13, 06/22/2019

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America will be locked in a strategic competition with China for years to come....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Pentagon faces a month of disruption as Esper transition keeps top leaders in temporary jobs THE TRANSITION PLAN: The nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the next secretary of defense is forcing the Pentagon into a convoluted transition plan that will keep nearly a dozen senior officials in temporary jobs for weeks and in some case...
16:52, 07/10/2019

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
05:13, 06/23/2019

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, ...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, President Trump’s first defense secretary, who resigned in December over policy disagreements with the comma...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination....
21:13, 06/18/2019

Watch live: Defense Secretary appointee Mark Esper confirmation hearing The Senate armed services committee will open a confirmation hearing Tuesday for defense secretary appointee Mark Esper, who hopes to fill the post that's been vacant for seven months....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Senators apologize after Elizabeth Warren harangues Mark Esper over ethics waiver Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was criticized by fellow senators on the Armed Services Committee for her aggressive questioning of Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper over whether Esper would agree to ethics rules more stringent than the la...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tensions with Iran....
02:26, 06/23/2019

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be defense secretary....
20:39, 07/11/2019

Mark Esper headed for quick confirmation after acing largely bipartisan Senate hearing ON THE GLIDE SLOPE: Mark Esper, President Trump’s fallback nominee to head the Defense Department, did everything he needed to do yesterday to win quick and easy confirmation. With one notable exception (more on that below), he cruised effortlessly t...
14:13, 07/17/2019

Mark Esper begins third week on the job, with time running out on his tenure as acting defense secretary ESPER’S UNCERTAIN JULY: Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper begins his third week on the job with a giant question mark hanging over his head. The Pentagon has not said how it plans to handle the conditions of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998...
17:52, 07/08/2019

Netanyahu ally says West Bank-Gaza corridor ‘irrelevant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister and ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is questioning a key component of the Trump administration’s new Mideast peace plan. Tzachi Hanegbi, minister for regional cooperation, said Sunday that ...
17:13, 06/23/2019

Islamic State making territorial gains in Afghanistan, Pentagon reports The Islamic State-Khorasan Province has gained control of territory in Afghanistan over the last six months, according to the latest Pentagon report to Congress....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Sensex Gains Over 100 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,600 Mark Domestic stock markets moved higher after initial nervousness on Tuesday, amid mild gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex benchmark index moved in a range of 165.34 points, between 38,845.27 and......
08:00, 07/16/2019

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said Sunday the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran "with no preconditions"...
02:13, 06/03/2019

1 dead, 22 injured in West Point training accident A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned on a dirt road Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring 22 other passengers.Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams said the cadets are seniors at the U.S. Military Academy. (June 6)  &#...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
22:52, 05/29/2019

At least one dead, 22 injured in training vehicle crash at West Point A military vehicle overturned on a dirt road in a training accident at West Point, N.Y., on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 22 others, officials said....
18:39, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Soldiers drove West Point vehicle that flipped WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal West Point training vehicle accident (all times local): 2:15 p.m. West Point officials say the military training vehicle that overturned, killing one and injuring several, was being driven by a soldier on...
22:26, 06/06/2019

West Point identifies cadet killed in rollover crash The U.S. Military Academy released the name of the cadet, who was from New Jersey, killed in Thursday's vehicle rollover.        ...
04:39, 06/08/2019

20 West Point cadets involved in vehicle rollover crash Twenty cadets at West Point military academy in New York were involved in a vehicle rollover accident, leaving at least one person with serious injuries, NBCNews reports....
16:00, 06/06/2019

One West Point Cadet Killed and 22 Injured in Vehicle Accident Twenty other cadets and two trainers were injured after a military vehicle overturned en route to a training area near the military academy, officials said....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Cadet back at West Point after overturn of rape conviction A West Point cadet who was convicted in 2017 of raping a sleeping classmate has been allowed back into the military academy after a three-judge panel overturned his conviction this week, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. The pa...
07:39, 06/07/2019

Cadet back at West Point after rape conviction overturned WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A cadet is back at West Point after three military judges overturned his conviction for raping a sleeping classmate, citing lack of evidence the sex wasn’t consensual. Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was sentenced to 21 years in ...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemi...
06:39, 05/26/2019

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)   ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

West Point set to see record number of black women graduate Class of 2019 will include 34 female African America graduates, the largest in the military academy’s history, and 19 Hispanic womenThe US Military Academy at West Point is set to see a record number of black women graduate this spring. The group of ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Service held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A memorial service was held at West Point for a cadet who was killed during a training exercise. Christopher J. Morgan was buried Saturday at the academy’s cemetery after the private service at the Cadet Chapel. ...
02:39, 06/16/2019

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers includ...
07:39, 06/16/2019

21 injured in fatal West Point crash are expected to survive The 21 soldiers and West Point cadets injured when a military vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment, killing one cadet, are expected to survive, officials said Thursday — as new details of the crash emerged. “Th...
23:13, 06/06/2019

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news brok...
16:26, 06/19/2019

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips, injuring 22 A tactical vehicle flipped over on Thursday in a training area near the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, killing at least one cadet and injuring nearly two dozen cadets and active-duty soldiers, the academy said....
20:39, 06/06/2019

Bill Clinton speaks at funeral for tragic West Point cadet The West Point cadet killed in a horrific training accident was laid to rest over the weekend in a service attended by more than a thousand mourners, including former President Clinton. Slain cadet Christopher Morgan’s dad was once a member of ...
20:52, 06/16/2019

Judge says parents can use frozen sperm of their deceased West Point cadet son The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations....
08:13, 05/21/2019

West Point Cadet’s Rape Conviction Is Overturned, Drawing Criticism An Army appeals court sided with a defense theory that the victim engaged in a consensual sexual encounter and took steps to avoid being detected by others nearby....
11:52, 06/09/2019

Mike Pence praises West Point cadets, Trump at ceremony Vice President Mike Pence praised West Point’s 985 graduating cadets – along with his boss – at their commencement ceremony Saturday. “This is a class full of amazing Americans,” he said. “You are, as the president likes to say, the best of the...
01:39, 05/26/2019

1 dead in accident near West Point cadet training facility, officials say At least one West Point military cadet was killed on Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle accident near the U.S. Military Academy, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News....
18:13, 06/06/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
01:39, 05/19/2019

Dad of fallen West Point cadet Christopher Morgan remembers son as a ‘hero’ The father of a West Point cadet who died in a tragic accident called his son a “hero” on Friday, one day after the young man’s vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment. Christopher C. Morgan held a fra...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Military vehicle accident at West Point turns deadly: reports A West Point cadet was killed and 22 others were wounded when an armored military personnel vehicle reportedly overturned near a training site at the prestigious military academy Thursday morning, officials said. The chaotic incident unfolded at abou...
16:39, 06/06/2019

China’s Arctic ambitions threaten the West, Pompeo warns in Europe China will cause economic and military havoc in the Arctic if regional powers fail to curb Beijing’s “pattern of aggressive behavior,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Monday....
02:00, 05/07/2019

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission, officials said....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of...
07:13, 05/27/2019

West Point accident: one cadet dead and 22 people injured after vehicle flips Vehicle overturned 60 miles north of New York City at 6.45amAndrew Cuomo said number of fatalities could increaseOne cadet from the elite US military training academy West Point was killed and 22 people were injured when a vehicle they were riding in...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to produce a child: judge WEST POINT, N.Y. — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo’...
16:39, 05/21/2019

West Point cadet's rape conviction reversal outrages victim advocates Panel ordered Jacob Whisenhunt released and reinstated at the academy, but some say the decision is ‘filled with victim-blaming’A military appeals court’s reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction and 21-year prison sentence has outraged sexua...
20:39, 06/08/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins it With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villain, or regime, or crime figure, to consider if vil...
16:00, 05/26/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (Jun...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to make baby, judge rules It's unclear whether doctors will go along with the wish from parents of West Point Cadet Peter Zhu, even one granted by a court.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

The Largest Class of Black Women Ever Is Preparing to Graduate From West Point Military Academy Less than a year after Lt. Gen. Darryl A. Williams became the first black officer to command the United States Military Academy and two years after Simone Askew became the first black woman to lead the Corps of Cadets, West Point will graduate its la...
19:39, 05/13/2019

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
09:00, 05/22/2019

West Point cadet killed in vehicle accident identified as Christopher Morgan of New Jersey The West Point cadet killed when a military vehicle overturned at the New York military academy was identified on Friday as a 22-year-old man from West Orange, New Jersey. Christopher Morgan — who was set to be a part of the class of 2020 — died and ...
19:52, 06/07/2019

VP Pence tells West Point grads it's a 'virtual certainty' they will fight on a battlefield for America Vice President Mike Pence told West Point’s most diverse graduating class in history that they will go to war for America at some point in their life....
20:13, 05/26/2019

Mark Noble leads West Ham to top-half finish after win at 10-man Watford As warm-ups for Wembley finals go, this was a pretty tortuous audition for Watford. With an end-of-season vibe in the stands, this was always going to be the sideshow to the main event of the FA Cup final next weekend but 10-man Watford spectacularly...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Mark Ronson eyes $7.45M Central Park West home Mark Ronson, the Oscar-winning music producer/songwriter, had a blast DJing this week’s Met Gala after party. But outside of that event, Ronson has been on a house hunt — and he’s just turned his sights uptown. As Gimme Shelter reported in February, ...
09:13, 05/09/2019

West Point cadet killed, 21 injured when vehicle overturns in hilly terrain near military academy A West Point cadet was killed and 19 cadets and two soldiers injured Thursday when a tactical vehicle overturned while en route to a training site        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
05:13, 05/22/2019

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unusual and controversial deployment of troops to the ...
13:52, 06/21/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Mark Noble: West Ham is buzzing but we need more hungry young players to join Sunday sees the final game of my 15th season in the first team at West Ham, I celebrated my 32nd birthday on Wednesday and I have to say I'm feeling brand new....
15:39, 05/10/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as acting defense secretary, he’ll be nominated by President Trump to keep the job....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Pentagon chief focuses on China despite Mideast tensions Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived Wednesday in Asia on a high-profile weeklong trip that is intended to reinforce that China is the administration’s main foreign policy priority...
18:13, 05/29/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official meetings when discussing military contractors....
23:52, 05/09/2019

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over Aug. 1, has set off a scramble to find a new CNO....
16:52, 07/10/2019

Iran in focus as new Pentagon chief heads to NATO Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will be ready to update European allies on tensions with Iran as he heads to NATO headquarters this week during his inaugural trip as Pentagon chief, a senior U.S. official said....
10:39, 06/25/2019

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, whe...
22:39, 06/11/2019

Mark Noble thrilled by Sebastien Haller signing as West Ham splash the cash West Ham captain Mark Noble has praised the club's hierarchy for spending a club-record £45million on Sebastien Haller and believes the Frenchman can fill the void left by Marko Arnautovic....
18:52, 07/19/2019

The west thinks Putin is Russia's spymaster. But are the spies controlling him? | Mark Galeotti From Ukraine to the US, Russia’s risky policies may be a sign of the security services’ sway over the presidentVladimir Putin will be hoping that the release of the Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov in response to an unprecedented campaig...
01:00, 06/21/2019

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart l...
18:52, 07/12/2019

New Pentagon chief hopes to win NATO allies' support on Iran Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies this week for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his first trip as Pentagon chief....
21:26, 06/25/2019

U.S. will stick to diplomacy on North Korea: acting Pentagon chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday that the United States would stick to diplomacy on North Korea even after Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles....
23:00, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Acting Pentagon chief to appeal to NATO allies WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s trip to Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he wants to persuade NATO allies to form a broader international coalition to deter Irani...
20:39, 06/25/2019

'We've got to stick up for ourselves': Obama's Pentagon chief agrees with Trump on Huawei blacklist Ash Carter, defense secretary under President Barack Obama, praised the Trump administration's blacklist of certain products from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei over national security concerns....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
03:00, 06/20/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehran needs to be resolved through diplomacy....
17:52, 07/16/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his international debut as Pentagon chief....
01:00, 06/26/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
15:00, 05/24/2019

West Ham captain Mark Noble reveals dressing-room speech which inspired historic win at Tottenham Things happen quickly in football. Look at Tottenham. A week ago they hadn't conceded a goal — let alone suffered a defeat — after four games in their magnificent new stadium....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Trump Taps Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary US President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan as his next secretary of defense, the White House announced Thursday....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot at the Pentagon, the president's spokeswoman said Thursday....
01:13, 05/10/2019

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
21:39, 05/31/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been ...
08:26, 06/01/2019

Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership change in the court system that decides disputes for more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies....
04:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a cultu...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Trump picks Mark Morgan, former customs chief, as new head of ICE WASHINGTON – President Trump used Twitter Sunday to announce he had selected a new head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “I am pleased to inform all of those that believe in a strong, fair and sound Immigration Policy that Mark Morgan wi...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief accused of sexual misconduct The Facebook CEO's security chief was placed on leave during an investigation of the allegations, brought by former staffers of the Zuckerberg household....
16:39, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership change in the court system that decides disputes for more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies....
22:52, 07/08/2019

Trump announces Obama-era Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan will take over ICE President Trump announced on Sunday that the former head of the U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama will be his administration’s new chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
20:39, 05/05/2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s Security Chief Is Accused of Racism and Sexual Misconduct, a Report Says (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a report Thursday by a business news site. In a detailed article, Busi...
05:00, 05/31/2019

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
20:13, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Interserve names Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as new finance chief British outsourcer Interserve Group on Tuesday named Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as its new finance chief in place of Mark Whiteling who stepped down in April soon after the company was placed in administration....
15:00, 07/23/2019

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint West made his singing debut at......
10:13, 06/03/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief accused of sexual harassment, racism: report Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report....
17:13, 05/31/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Interserve names Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as new finance chief Interserve Group on Tuesday named Rolls-Royce veteran Mark Morris as its new finance chief in place of Mark Whiteling who stepped down in April soon after the British outsourcer was placed in administration....
21:13, 07/23/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political...
01:13, 05/01/2019

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right BERLIN (AP) — Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right....
21:26, 05/26/2019

Stocks set to fall for a third day on renewed trade war fears, Dow futures point to 90-point loss Stock futures pointed to a third day of losses on fears the U.S. and China would be unable to resolve a dispute over a proposed trade agreement before new tariffs are implemented Friday....
13:52, 05/08/2019

NYC to Shanghai in 40 minutes: SpaceX's goal for point-to-point space travel UBS believes that, if the obstacles to point-to-point space travel can be overcome, the service would represent an annual market of more than $20 billion....
16:00, 06/08/2019

PM's Panel's Point-By-Point Rebuttal To Arvind Subramanian's Claim On GDP The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday rejected the claims of former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian regarding over-estimation of GDP growth after 2011,......
19:39, 06/19/2019

"Point-To-Point Rebuttal" Soon, Says PM's Panel On Ex-Advisor's GDP Twist A panel of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic advisors today pointed out that the former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has admitted to being "unsure" of his conclusions about the......
14:26, 06/12/2019

Saracens chief Mark McCall hails extra preparation for Gloucester Premiership semi-final as a 'godsend' Saracens head coach Mark McCall says the extra week his side have had to prepare for their Premiership semi-final with Gloucester has been a "godsend", as they bid to secure a double....
14:00, 05/22/2019

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II images and specs surface Convincing images of the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have leaked, along with lists of specs for both cameras.While neither model has been officially announced by Canon, the images, first seen on Japanese camera-leaking ...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Experience: I killed my classmate with a javelin on sports day I threw it with all my might and watched it fly. As it came down, it suddenly veered to the right, straight towards SammyIt was a bright, sunny day at my girls’ grammar school in 1983. I was 13 and proud to have been chosen to throw the javelin for m...
13:52, 06/14/2019

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the De...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Former WKU student who shot classmate gets early release BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A former Western Kentucky University student who drunkenly shot his friend and was sentenced to four years in prison for reckless homicide is being released after only 125 days. The Bowling Green Daily News r...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate who was lured to an abandoned house, savagely beaten and sexually assaulted in a case tha...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Silent ovation as classmate with autism gets diploma At his high school graduation, Jack Higgins approached the stage to receive his diploma with his fingers in his ears to block what he thought would be applause and cheers....
23:00, 07/09/2019

Arizona students rally around classmate who faces deportation Thomas Torres Maytorena was detained after police called Border Patrol when the high school football player could not provide identification.        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
03:26, 07/10/2019

Students kill classmate, injure 8 at school near Columbine HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation’s worst school shootings just weeks ag...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Teen convicted of decapitating classmate gets life in prison SALEM, Mass. — A Massachusetts teenager convicted of fatally stabbing and then decapitating a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison. Eighteen-year-old Mathew Borges, of Lawrence, will be eligible for parole in 30 years under the ...
06:52, 07/10/2019

Psalm West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West give their fourth child a biblical name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West found religious inspiration for their fourth child's name and shared a first photo Friday.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Kim Kardashian Says Fans ''Have No Idea How Sweet'' Brothers Psalm West and Saint West Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's fourth child and baby boy Psalm West's biggest fan in the his family is probably his big brother. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star posted......
03:52, 07/21/2019

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
01:13, 07/15/2019

Decoding Psalm West: The Meaning Behind Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Baby Boy's Name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have revealed the name of their fourth child: Psalm West! The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and the Grammy winner welcomed their baby boy via a......
01:39, 05/18/2019

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
09:00, 05/27/2019

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name fourth child Psalm Reality TV star and musician ‘blessed beyond measure’ with arrival of baby boyKim Kardashian West and her husband, the musician Kanye West, have named their new child Psalm after its recent birth via surrogate.Kardashian West posted a picture of the ...
13:26, 05/18/2019

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary....
23:39, 06/18/2019

Teen accused of fatally stabbing classmate was the aggressor: witness A gay teen who stabbed to death a classmate in what he called self-defense tried to start a fight with his alleged bully in the moments before he plunged a switchblade into the other boy’s chest, an emotional classmate testified Monday. Abel Ce...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Teen dies of allergic reaction after classmate throws cheese at him A 13-year-old British boy in with severe allergies died after a classmate flung a piece of cheese at him – and said at an inquest that he did not know an allergy could be fatal, according to reports. Karanbir Singh Cheema suffered a serious allergic ...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Massachusetts teen beheaded classmate in jealous rage: prosecutor Insane jealousy compelled a Massachusetts teenager to stab a classmate, then behead him and hack off his hands, said a prosecutor in the opening arguments of the murder trial....
23:13, 05/01/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to life in prison in 2016 murder of former classmate The New Jersey man convicted earlier this year of strangling his former classmate to death then tossing her body off a bridge, staging a suicide scene, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole....
18:13, 06/22/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
02:13, 05/08/2019

Massachusetts teen found guilty of beheading classmate, tried as an adult Mathew Borges of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was convicted Tuesday of beheading Lee Manuel Villoria-Paulino, then 16, in a dispute about a girl.        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at...
10:26, 06/29/2019

13-year old boy dies after allergic reaction to cheese thrown by classmate The world is a strange place when you’re 13 years old. You’re tackling a variety of school subjects while trying to navigate the choppy waters of personal relationships, forging friendships, and figuring out your place in the grand scheme...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Name Baby No. 4 Psalm West North, Saint, Chicago and... As E! News excitedly confirmed, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child last Thursday. The baby boy was born via surrogate and turned this......
01:39, 05/18/2019

Senate confirms Esper as new Secretary of Defense in 90-8 vote The Senate confirmed former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense Tuesday, making him the first permanent Pentagon boss since James Mattis resigned last December....
19:26, 07/23/2019

Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
19:39, 07/23/2019

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary If confirmed, Mr. Esper, who fought in the gulf war before becoming a lobbyist for Raytheon, would join a national security team with his West Point classmate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
18:52, 06/21/2019

Jealous Massachusetts teen found guilty of killing, beheading classmate The Massachusetts teen accused of beheading and cutting off the hands of a classmate in a jealous rage was found guilty during his trial this week — and could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to new reports. A Salem Superior Co...
23:52, 05/16/2019

School aide describes moment bullied teen stabbed classmate A Bronx school aide testified Tuesday about the moment he realized he was covered in blood after an allegedly bullied student fatally plunged a switchblade into a classmate’s chest. “I realized I had blood all over my clothes and my hands...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Classmate: Student killed in Colorado school shooting lunged at gunman HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (KUSA) — Kendrick Castillo, 18, was shot and killed at STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday, his father confirmed to NBC News. The Douglas County coroner is expected to officially release the identity later Wednesday. Nui Gia...
19:26, 05/08/2019

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
05:39, 07/16/2019

I Wouldn't Even Make My Worst Enemy, Who Happens to Be Mark Zuckerberg, Listen to 90 Minutes of Mark Zuckerberg Bloviating About, Uh, People, or Technology, or Something First off, Mark, I’m sorry you had to find out this way but in fact, you are my professional nemesis. Of all the tech titans living rent-free in my brain, some are arguably more evil than you, but none soar to the same disruptive heights of molar-gri...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense moments in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday during his confirmation process for the...
22:39, 07/16/2019

'Point Blank'? 'Point Break'? Netflix’s Anthony Mackie movie isn’t what you think it is No, Anthony Mackie and Frank Grillo's new Netflix film "Point Blank" isn't a remake of the 1967 or 1998 films. Nor is it "Point Break." We explain.        ...
15:13, 07/18/2019

What Does It Mean to Be a Good Ally in 2019? GQ talks with LGBTQ players from all walks of life—including drag queens, actors, athletes, and more—to find out what it means to be a good ally in 2019....
17:13, 06/26/2019

Be a Better Ally by Understanding What Ramadan Is All About The Islamic holy month of Ramadan begins on May 6 this year. As an American-Muslim, I find that many of my non-Muslim friends and colleagues still don’t know much about it....
21:26, 05/03/2019

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
08:26, 05/22/2019

Salvini wants Italy to be 'first' US ally in Europe Italy's populist deputy leader was keen to highlight his "shared vision" with President Trump during a visit to Washington. Salvini met Vice President Pence during the unusally high-level trip for an interior minister....
05:13, 06/18/2019

"If All Goes Well...": Mayawati's Big Hint After Ally Backs Her For PM Mayawati, flashing a neon sign of her prime ministerial ambitions, has said that she "may have to" contest the Lok Sabha election from Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar "if all goes well". The Bahujan......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative leadership favourite has claimed....
20:13, 07/11/2019

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
01:52, 06/07/2019

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit of LGBTI acceptance for countries and companies seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
01:26, 06/13/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained The arrest of Edgar Zambrano, vice president of the National Assembly, was the latest sign of a government crackdown following the opposition’s failed call for a military uprising....
03:13, 05/09/2019

Kremlin ally says prisoner swap could be soon if Ukraine serious Ukraine and Russia could swap prisoners within a matter of days, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Moscow jailed on terrorism charges, if Kiev shows the necessary political will, a close Kremlin ally in Ukraine said....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
01:13, 06/09/2019

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky sources....
09:52, 06/01/2019

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Goldman Sachs, Ally Financial Beat the Fed to a Rate Cut Goldman is cutting the rate on its Marcus high-yield savings account to 2.15% from 2.25%, following Ally’s decision to lower its online-savings rate to 2.1% from 2.2%....
18:39, 06/28/2019

This Death Star presidency is no ally for modern Britain The Kim Darroch affair is final proof that Trump’s America is increasingly at odds with the UK’s multicultural, democratic values and national interestKim Darroch is but the latest victim of Donald Trump’s Death Star presidency, which collides at ran...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Texts between Manafort and ally who appears to be Hannity released Messages, which were previously filed as a secret attachment to a sentencing memo, were unsealed in Manafort’s federal court caseThe Fox News host Sean Hannity discussed Donald Trump’s legal strategy with Paul Manafort while Manafort was awaiting tri...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Ally of Kazakhstan’s longtime ex-leader wins presidency MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of the...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Merkel ally Schaeuble says her CDU could govern alone if SPD quits coalition Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative alliance could rule alone if their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners quit the government, said former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who is now president of Germany's lower house of parliament....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Airbnb, Under Attack in New Jersey, Seeks a New Ally: Voters Jersey City passed a law threatening one of Airbnb’s lucrative markets. Instead of going to court, the company is trying to get the law onto a ballot....
11:52, 07/17/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Iran are at play....
23:52, 05/24/2019

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
22:00, 07/19/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NATO ally....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
13:52, 06/09/2019

BJP's Estranged Ally Predicts "Massive Win" For Gathbandhan In Eastern UP The BJP's Uttar Pradesh ally Om Prakash Rajbhar, sulking for months, did not spare the party on the last day of voting for the national election. Asked who would win, the state minister picked the......
11:52, 05/19/2019

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's ruling body....
15:52, 07/08/2019

In Global Tech Battle, a Balky U.S. Ally Chooses China The Philippines has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
05:52, 07/16/2019

Shivpal Yadav Ready To Ally With, But Not Return To Samajwadi Party In a visible softening of stand, Shivpal Yadav, who heads the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP), has said that he is ready to forge an alliance with Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party for the Uttar......
19:26, 07/08/2019

Rahul Gandhi Should Stay, Says Ally HD Kumaraswamy, Meeting Tomorrow The Congress's Karnataka ally HD Kumaraswamy is about to add his voice to the leaders who want Rahul Gandhi to continue as the party president. Mr Gandhi has been adamant about his decision to step......
13:26, 05/29/2019

Netanyahu taps Likud ally as Israel’s justice minister JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a close Likud party ally as justice minister. Amir Ohana’s appointment on Wednesday came as Netanyahu heads an interim government following the dissolution of parliament l...
20:52, 06/05/2019

Please Watch ESPN’s Dan Le Batard Give a Lesson on How to Use Privilege to Be an Ally Sometimes, the pressure to do and say what’s right outweighs political position, or political correctness, and even employment. Sometimes something is so wrong that it is impossible not to call it such. Sometimes a public platform must become a publi...
02:00, 07/20/2019

Greece's Tsipras faces confidence vote after backing ally Greek lawmakers are holding a vote of confidence in the left-wing government, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras turned a censure motion against a junior minister into a test of his entire administration....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
17:39, 06/20/2019

Navalny ally Leonid Volkov sentenced to 20 days in jail Leonid Volkov, a senior aide to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, has been sentenced to 20 days in jail over a rally organized last year. Volkov told people to keep fighting for freedom of expression....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Matt Gaetz, a Trump Ally, Is in Hot Water Again for Cohen Threat Representative Matt Gaetz ignored the House Ethics Committee’s request for an interview as it examined an accusation of witness intimidation. Now he faces an ethics inquiry....
01:00, 06/29/2019

Litter-ally terrifying: is Cats the creepiest film of the year? The first look at the star-studded big screen take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is trending for all of the wrong reasonsCats movie trailer: internet reacts to ‘demented dream ballet’“This Christmas, you will believe.” With these words, Universal ...
15:52, 07/19/2019

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission, Die Welt reported on Tuesday....
14:39, 07/02/2019

Russian missile delivery to Turkey strains ally's relations with US First S-400 parts delivered to military base outside Ankara as Washington considers sanctionsThe first batch of a Russian S-400 missile defence system has arrived in Turkey, a development likely to anger the US and put the struggling Turkish economy ...
21:52, 07/12/2019

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping to clean the house | Moira Donegan Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floo...
01:52, 06/13/2019

German ally of Merkel, Manfred Weber, gives up claim to lead EU executive A conservative ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday formally gave up his claim to become the next head of the European Commission, marking a step toward an agreement on assigning the bloc's top jobs....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
00:52, 07/17/2019

In Video Of PM Modi's Bihar Rally, Nitish Kumar Is An Uncomfortable Ally As Prime Minister Narendra Modi chanted Vande Mataram at a rally in Bihar, pumping fists in the air, ally Nitish Kumar, who was on the stage, stayed silent. The video, which is in wide circulation on......
10:13, 05/01/2019

After Quitting As Minister, Navjot Sidhu Finds Ally In Shatrughan Sinha Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday praised party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu and said he was "appalled" by his decision to quit the Punjab cabinet, hours after the former state minister......
23:00, 07/14/2019

Former Erdogan ally resigns from founding group of ruling AK Party: statement Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from the founding group of President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Argentina's Fernandez duo close to winning key ally in election race: sources Argentina's political pairing of moderate Peronist Alberto Fernandez and firebrand ex-president Cristina Fernandez are closing in on sealing an important ally to help beat incumbent President Mauricio Macri in elections later this year, three sources...
00:26, 06/01/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
03:13, 06/08/2019

28 Relatives Jailed For Murder, Madhya Pradesh Congress Ally Protests A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator has lodged a protest against the Congress government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly after 28 members of her family were jailed in connection with the murder of a......
02:13, 07/13/2019

Maduro ally Turkey berates Venezuelan opposition for uprising call Turkey's government defended its ally President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela on Tuesday, saying opposition calls for a military uprising against him threatened the constitutional order....
21:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally Turkey, whose purchase of a Russian missile system has created friction, called the Trump administration’s move a “mistake that will cause irreparable wounds in our strategic relations.”...
02:26, 07/18/2019

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws....
19:13, 05/21/2019

NATO Ally Turkey Gets Long-Range Russian S-400 Missiles Amid US Warning Turkey received the first batch of Russia's S-400 missile defence system on Friday, the defence ministry said, despite repeated warnings from its NATO ally United States against the purchase....
18:13, 07/12/2019

Trump views the Supreme Court as an ally, sowing doubt about its independence among his critics The president’s tweet on impeachment exacerbates a dilemma facing Chief Justice John Roberts, who took the unprecedented step of publicly admonishing Trump last year....
15:00, 04/28/2019

US Senator Slams Donald Trump For "Damaging" Trade Ties With "Ally" India A top US Senator has slammed Donald Trump for "damaging" trade ties with India, saying his actions are hurting California almond growers who export more than USD 650 million worth of nuts to the......
11:39, 06/18/2019

Yogi Adityanath Asks Governor To Expel Minister OP Rajbhar, Estranged BJP Ally Yogi Adityanath has finally asked the Uttar Pradesh Governor to remove minister OP Rajbhar, an estranged ally who had wanted out a month ago. Mr Rajbhar, who had been part of the BJP government in......
07:39, 05/20/2019

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
22:13, 06/07/2019

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resign after the country’s leading conservative magazin...
01:13, 07/06/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of ammo’Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea and several associates regaled an audience w...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide. MOSCOW (AP) — Preliminary results in Kazakhstan’s presidential election show ally of former president win by landslide....
09:39, 06/10/2019

Cambiemos leaders tussle with ally Elisa Carrió over dismal Córdoba election Cambiemos was divided between rival candidates in the Córdoba provincial elections after a schism pitted two candidates against each other. Coalition leaders like Carrió blame the national government over its lukewarm support to candidates....
23:26, 05/16/2019

How William Barr, now serving as a powerful ally for Trump, has championed presidential powers The attorney general is part of a group of conservative intellectuals who have been leading the charge to expand the powers of the executive branch over the past four decades....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Putin ally calls drugs case against Russian journalist 'very bad story': Ifax Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, on Tuesday called the case against Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist charged with drug offences, a "very bad story," the Interfax news agency reported....
10:52, 06/11/2019

Russia Preps S-400 Missiles For NATO Ally Turkey Amid US Sanctions Threat Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of......
06:40, 07/06/2019

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
05:13, 07/18/2019

Ole Miss student Ally Kostial was shot 8 times, arrest made in connection to killing A 22-year-old man was taken into custody Monday in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old female University of Mississippi student who was found dead near a lake, officials confirmed to Fox News....
20:13, 07/23/2019

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agen...
21:26, 05/22/2019

European lawmakers send mixed signals ahead of critical vote on Merkel's ally Von der Leyen, one of the longest serving ministers in Germany, has tried to woo European lawmakers over the last two weeks – to convince them she is the right person to become the next European Commission President....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Indian PM's close ally, Amit Shah, helped craft winning election strategy With India's ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's powerful right hand man, Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential home minister, an analyst and a party official said....
14:26, 05/23/2019

Even as Goldman Sachs and Ally Bank cut deposit rates, high-yield savings accounts still pay As the probability of a rate cut increases, banks will start to lower deposit rates offered to consumers. Goldman Sachs and Ally Financial have already done so....
14:52, 07/05/2019

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired a missile at Saudi airport....
17:52, 06/12/2019

Trump: Esper, 'I think he will do very well' President Donald Trump stopped to talk to reporters outside the White House about putting a new Acting Secretary of Defense in place, before heading to Florida for campaign event. (June 18)        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Michael Cohen claims he helped handle racy 'personal' photos for Trump ally and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Evangelical leader and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. reportedly asked Trump fixer Michael Cohen for a personal favor in 2015. Falwell said someone had come into possession of "personal" photographs — the...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Brexit latest: 'Customs union the only option left for Theresa May,' says Jeremy Corbyn ally Theresa May has "no option" but to tear up her red lines on a customs union if she wants to pass her Brexit deal, one of Jeremy Corbyn's closest allies said today....
15:26, 05/01/2019

What Trump Gains by Seeing ‘Emergencies’ All Around Like U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has found that Congress does not always bend to his will. Unlike many predecessors, Trump has turned to an expansive definition of “emergency” to bypass the legislative branch when he wants something done...
22:39, 06/01/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
07:26, 06/08/2019

Gentex gains key tip from going fast on the autobahn Mirror supplier Gentex can thank the German autobahn for providing it with a crucial piece of information that could give the company a huge advantage when pitching an up-and-coming technology to automakers such as BMW, Porsche and Mercedes....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Rupee Gains By 31 Paise Against Dollar Analysts say hopes of monetary policy easing by the central bank this week boosted the rupee. Snapping a three-day losing streak, the rupee had settled at 69.70 against the US dollar on Friday, 17......
00:52, 06/04/2019

Sensex Gains Over 250 Points From Day's Low: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets recovered early losses to trade in the positive territory on Thursday, amid a positive trend in global markets after the US central bank hinted at a reduction in interest rates......
08:00, 06/20/2019

Investment activity in AI gains traction in UAE The hype and excitement around AI are ubiquitous and executives in the UAE clearly see the transformational potential it will have on their organizations in the next three to five years.With a significant number of companies still in the planning pha...
07:52, 06/13/2019

Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities Oil prices rose as geopolitical tensions and rising stock prices on Wall Street offset bearish data showing U.S. oil inventories are at a 20-month high....
22:13, 05/15/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Gains U.S. government bond prices climbed, extending their recent rally as investors remained nervous about the Trump administration’s tariff policies and signs of a slowing global economy....
20:26, 06/03/2019

Rupee Gains By 23 Paise Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar exchange rate today: The rupee opened strong at 70.32 at the interbank forex market then gained further ground and touched 70.21 amid a positive opening in domestic equities,......
18:13, 05/15/2019

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
09:13, 07/18/2019

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
18:13, 05/31/2019

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentagon bureaucrats going to work for the same defense contractors they did official business with on behal...
06:26, 06/07/2019

Manley's FCA leadership team gains some outside perspective Since succeeding Sergio Marchionne as CEO last summer, Mike Manley has largely untangled FCA's organizational chart, delegated critical duties and infused its leadership council with new blood....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Value of Canadian building permits gains 2.1% in March The value of Canadian building permits rose 2.1% in March, driven higher by construction plans in the four Western provinces, after falling a revised 5.1% in February, Statistics Canada data showed on Friday....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Delta Gains From MAX Grounding and High Demand Delta Air Lines raised its profit outlook for this year, as strong travel demand and the diminished capacity of competitors with grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets buoyed the third-biggest U.S. carrier....
16:26, 07/11/2019

Oil pares gains as US escalates trade war with China Oil prices pared earlier gains on Friday following U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect, escalating the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies and oil consumers....
08:39, 05/10/2019

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Stocks Extend Gains After the Fed as Bond Yields Dip Global stocks and commodities rallied while Treasury yields dipped after the Federal Reserve suggested it would cut interest rates if the economic outlook doesn’t improve in the coming months....
11:39, 06/20/2019

Sustainability of oil's gains is the open question, says energy pro Tamar Essner, director of energy and utilities at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, and John Hofmeister, founder and CEO at Citizens for Affordable Energy and the former president of Shell Oil, join CNBC's "ETF Spotlight" to discuss the outlook for oi...
00:00, 07/02/2019

G20 nerves hit European stocks, dollar; oil gains European stocks stumbled and the dollar dropped to three-month lows on Monday as hopes waned for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks at this week's G20 meeting and fears grew of a confrontation with Iran....
12:26, 06/24/2019

Oil up on U.S.-Iran tensions but demand concerns cap gains Oil prices rose on Monday adding to last week's gains, lifted by tensions between the United States and Iran, but concerns about the possibility of weakening demand kept a lid on gains ....
15:13, 06/24/2019

Oil gains on API stockdraw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose around 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm....
13:13, 07/10/2019

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Near 11,900: 10 Things To Know Extending their gains to a third day running, domestic stock markets rose on Thursday tracking strength in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 165.33 points to touch 39,757.41 in......
11:13, 06/27/2019

Futures eke out gains as investors look past Fed decision U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Thursday, as investors looked past the Federal Reserve's patient stance on monetary policy and awaited more earnings reports....
15:26, 05/02/2019

Tiffany Haddish gains Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially a dual citizen with Eritrea, the birthplace of her father, who moved to the United States as a refugee before she was born....
18:39, 05/27/2019

Sensex Gains Over 200 Points, Nifty Near 11,900: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a positive note amid choppy trade, shrugging off weakness in Asian peers on US-China trade concerns. The S&P BSE Sensex rose as much as 219.46 points......
07:39, 05/27/2019

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances...
10:39, 05/27/2019

JGBs rise tracking gains in U.S. Treasuries Japanese government bond (JGB) prices broadly rose on Friday, tracking overnight gains in U.S. Treasuries amid rising expectations of interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
10:00, 06/14/2019

SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down 10% SAP told investors not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, sending its shares sharply lower....
13:26, 07/18/2019

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Moves Above 11,600 Sensex LIVE updates, Nifty LIVE updates: Advances in financials, IT, metal and pharma stocks supported the markets. Analysts awaited more large cap companies to report their earnings for the......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Wall St. steadies after sell-off, but gains muted U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
01:00, 05/31/2019

Oil prices extend gains, move further away from 5-mth lows Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and signs OPEC and other producers may extend crude supply cuts....
05:26, 06/07/2019

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Oil nearly flat in pause after previous session's gains Oil prices were near flat early Thursday in what was seen as a pause after gains in the two previous sessions, as traders considered geopolitical developments....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Tech leads U.S. stocks higher; oil gains U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing....
22:39, 07/22/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks post 3rd straight day of gains NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are rising for a third straight day as investors hope U.S. and Mexican officials can reach a deal that avoids tariffs on goods from Mexico. One report...
22:26, 06/06/2019

Tech gains keep Wall Street afloat U.S. stocks eked out gains on Tuesday, helped by technology stocks, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept investors on the sidelines....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Euro gains in global use, but US dollar still the boss FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some country’s use of the U.S. currency. ...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Amazon, in War With Walmart, Touts One-Day Delivery Gains Amazon said it has made more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery to Prime members in the U.S., the latest salvo in a battle over speedier shipping speeds with rival Walmart....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
17:52, 06/07/2019

Euro gains in global use, but US dollar still dominates The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries’ use of the U.S. currency...
13:13, 06/13/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
12:13, 06/10/2019

Fed says economic gains tempered by trade worries The Federal Reserve says most areas of the country saw a slight improvement in economic activity in the spring, but those gains were tempered by concerns over rising trade tensions....
20:52, 06/05/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Depar...
01:00, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recommendations....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Why do so many men think they could win a point off Serena Williams? One in eight British men believe they could take a point off Serena Williams in a tennis match. Are they all delusional?She has a serve that once topped 128mph, has won 23 grand slam singles titles and is regarded by many to be the best female athlet...
20:26, 07/15/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
18:26, 06/13/2019

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
04:39, 07/22/2019

The first PS5 benchmark might’ve just leaked, showing monster performance gains over PS4 Sony’s PlayStation 5 console will hit stores during next year’s holiday shopping season, but we already know a few things about the console thanks to Sony’s recent revelations. The PS5 will sport next-gen AMD chips as well as fast S...
20:26, 06/26/2019

Waze app gains Pandora integration on Android and iOS devices Waze, Google Maps' rival, and Pandora, the music streaming company have just announced they have teamed up to offer Android and iOS users the option to soundtrack their travel experience on mobile phones.If you're a Pandora fan, you'll now be able to...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Bottas: Weird how Ferrari "always" gains half a second on straights Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says it is weird how Ferrari "always" seems to gain half a second on the straights no matter the circuit layout...
13:13, 06/30/2019

Tech Rally Powers Record Gains for Stocks The biggest technology companies are propelling major U.S. indexes’ record run, highlighting investor enthusiasm for the hottest stock sector as economic growth softens....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that showed a surprise Labour victory and a weak showing for eurosceptics in the Netherlands....
14:39, 05/24/2019

S&P 500 dips as healthcare declines counter tech gains The S&P 500 ended lower on Wednesday as gains in technology stocks were offset by a drop in healthcare shares, and investors parsed mixed messages over prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the United States and China....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Home price gains keep shrinking, but housing is still overpriced Home prices are less heated this spring, but the largest metropolitan markets are still overpriced. About 40% of the nation's top 50 markets, based on the number of homes, were overvalued in March....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Oil prices extend gains, move further away from five-month lows Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and signs OPEC and other producers may extend crude supply cuts....
04:00, 06/07/2019

Wall St. rises on tech gains, trade hopes U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as gains in chipmaker Micron boosted the technology sector and comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin fueled hopes that the United States and China were making progress in their trade talks....
19:00, 06/26/2019

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
14:39, 07/16/2019

Oil gains on U.S. inventory drawdown, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose 2.5% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected and as major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico before a storm....
15:52, 07/10/2019

New Aston Martin Vantage AMR gains seven-speed manual Aston Martin’s Vantage AMR will cost from £149,995 Limited-run special edition ditches automatic for dog-leg shift manual 'box in a bid to be more engaging The new Aston Martin Vantage AMR special edition will be the first current-generation mode...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Japan's Parties Seek Gains With Women on the Ballot Political parties in Japan are campaigning for greater freedoms for women and putting record numbers of women on the ballot in a national election this month, seizing on the momentum of the country’s shifting economic landscape....
12:52, 07/15/2019

Oil up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war worries cap gains Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Oil extends gains, supported by surprise U.S. jobs report Crude prices rose on Monday, adding to gains in the previous session on better-than-expected U.S. jobs data, although gains were tempered by worries over the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war....
04:52, 07/08/2019

Trade war costs overpower tax-cut gains at Cummins. Consumers may be next At enginemaker Cummins Inc., the costs of President Trump's trade war have already topped savings from sweeping corporate tax cuts enacted by a Republican Congress at the end of 2017....
16:26, 06/16/2019

U.S.-Stock Funds Rose 3.6% in April, Add to 2019 Gains Monthly Monitor: During April, two risks that worried investors in 2018, fears about a possible government shutdown and a trade war with China, vanished....
06:52, 05/06/2019

Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy....
13:26, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Socialists lead Spain vote; far right gains Partial results in Spain’s election show the incumbent Socialists winning the most votes in the general election but falling well short of a majority...
22:26, 04/28/2019

Product blitz to test Ford quality gains A renewed focus on improving internal processes helped bring the Ford brand to a third-straight top-five finish in this year's J.D. Power IQS rankings. Can it maintain that level?...
15:39, 06/23/2019

Banking gains prod European shares higher Deutsche Bank and HSBC-led gains in banking stocks pushed European stock markets marginally higher on Monday, while a fall in airline shares after a profit warning from Germany's Lufthansa kept gains in check....
11:13, 06/17/2019

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more ...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Discord gains notoriety after brutal killing of NY teen. What you should know about the app A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.       ...
06:39, 07/17/2019

Wall St. holds on to gains; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
20:26, 06/17/2019

Oil falls on demand concerns after gains on Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns about the possibility of weakening demand after large gains last week caused tensions between the United States and Iran....
17:39, 06/24/2019

METALS-Nickel retreats after 2 weeks of strong gains Nickel prices fell on Monday as a buying spree that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year, started to lose steam....
08:52, 07/22/2019

Qualcomm hangs on to most Apple gains after earnings report Qualcomm Inc shares fell about 3% on Wednesday as investors got their first look at the bottom line impact of a patent fight settlement with Apple Inc....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Far-right gains in Spanish polls are not Franco nostalgia: Analyst Spain will have another a left-wing minority government following its elections, analyst Salvador Llaudes tells DW. But it will not be unstable, he feels. And he downplayed the far-right successes at the poll....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Your technology investments may not deliver the productivity gains you expected Improving productivity has been core to the value proposition for technology investments, but trends in overall US productivity indicate that tech spending is not the same....
00:26, 05/29/2019

ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in the region....
19:52, 04/28/2019

Red Bull car gains led to Verstappen’s Honda F1 engine lag issue Max Verstappen's faster application of the throttle on his Red Bull Formula 1 car is the suspected cause of his turbo lag issue during the British Grand Prix weekend...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Sensex Gains Over 250 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,850: 10 Things To Know Breaking a two-day fall, domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a positive note led by buying across sectors amid strength in Asian peers. The Sensex index rose as much as 254.83 points in......
11:13, 07/01/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which offers more natural and conversational interactions.This is something Microsoft has been banging the dru...
19:52, 05/06/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
01:26, 05/24/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, ...
21:52, 06/10/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the...
02:52, 05/23/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of $1bn....
20:52, 05/11/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
03:00, 06/08/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be defense secretary....
23:39, 06/18/2019

Dollar gains on lower rate cut expectations, stocks flat The dollar rose and European shares fell on Wednesday as traders scaled back expectations of an aggressive cut in U.S. interest rates in July, while Wall Street rose on hopes of a China-U.S. trade breakthrough at the G20 summit later this week in Jap...
19:00, 06/26/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-European stocks pause after third week of gains European shares retreated on Friday, led by healthcare and media companies, at the end of a third week of gains dominated by signs that the world's big central banks are on the verge of another round of action to support growth....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged up on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Wall St. loses early gains as trade concerns abound U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States and China once again kept risk appetite in check....
00:00, 05/29/2019

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

Italian stocks fall on budget concerns, FTSE gains Italian stocks fell more than half a percent on Tuesday, pulling European stock markets lower, as concerns about the country's budget deficit overshadowed news of talks on a merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Renault....
10:13, 05/28/2019

Japan's Nikkei gains as yen retreats, tech shares tumble Japan's Nikkei share average gained on Tuesday morning as a retreat in the yen helped to lift some exporters while Apple suppliers and other technology firms dropped, in step with Apple....
06:39, 07/09/2019

Outlook for Android and iOS gains new feature that help users get things done quicker Microsoft is bringing support for a new feature to Outlook for mobile – Actionable Messages. The new feature will be available once the latest update goes live in the App Store and Google Play Store, and it's meant to allow Outlook users to act fast ...
02:39, 05/07/2019

Pro-Europe vote fragments but limits nationalist gains in EU election Parties committed to strengthening the European Union held on to two-thirds of seats in the EU parliament, official projections from the bloc's elections showed on Sunday, though far-right and nationalist opponents saw strong gains....
01:00, 05/27/2019

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

Logitech shares fall as investors pocket recent gains Logitech International SA shares fell nearly 9 percent on Tuesday as investors cashed in on the computer peripheral maker's gains this year and success providing fast keyboards and mice for players of online games like Fortnite....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Nasdaq retreats as Alphabet falls but Apple gains after hours The Nasdaq fell on Tuesday as shares of Google-parent Alphabet tumbled following a revenue miss and Apple dropped, though the S&P 500 eked out another record closing high....
23:13, 04/30/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
08:26, 05/17/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
19:13, 05/31/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slightly higher on gains in energy, financials Canada's main stock index rose marginally on Tuesday, as gains in financial and energy stocks were kept in check amid broader concerns of a global economic slowdown....
16:52, 06/04/2019

US futures signal more gains after Wall Street logs its second best day of the year U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday morning, after Wall Street delivered its second best day of trade for 2019 in the previous session....
11:52, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira gains nearly 1% after Erdogan-Trump meeting The Turkish lira firmed nearly 1% against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan said he had heard from U.S. President Donald Trump there would be no sanctions over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems....
08:52, 07/01/2019

Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
19:39, 07/15/2019

Asian shares veer between gains and losses before key China data Asian shares shuttled between small losses and gains on Friday as investors awaited China trade, lending and growth data, and as worries over Sino-U.S. trade tensions deflated optimism rooted in expectations of a Federal Reserve rate cut this month....
09:00, 07/12/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cast doubt on whether the central bank's next move would be a rate...
01:00, 05/02/2019

‘Raptor Foot’ gains traction as unofficial NBA Finals anthem The infectious, reggae-infused sensation that started on the streets of downtown Toronto exploded in popularity this month, becoming an unofficial NBA Finals anthem for a country swept up in basketball fever....
09:39, 06/16/2019

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains Intel VP and CTO of AI products Amir Khosrowshahi and general manager of IoT Jonathan Ballon shared thoughts about AI at VentureBeat's Transform conference.Read More...
08:52, 07/12/2019

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting supply risks will make up for sharp selloffs in recent weeks....
16:13, 06/05/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, you probably know this: al...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Wall St. gains after tame inflation data; S&P 500 hits high U.S. stocks were higher in Monday afternoon trading, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's accommodative stance on interest rates....
21:26, 04/29/2019

Robinson Cano gains confidence he needed out of Mets return It took 25 days for Robinson Cano to make it through an entire Mets game. The aggravation of his left quad injury on June 5 (he originally strained the quad May 22) against the Giants and an early exit let him know he wasn’t ready. And during his tim...
05:13, 06/17/2019

Balyasny gains in first half after losses prompted reorganization in 2018 Balyasny Asset Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund that shed $4 billion in assets last year and cut 20% of its staff, was back in positive territory for the first half of this year, suggesting its massive overhaul might be paying off, analysts sai...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Stocks Mixed as Tech Gains Balance With Trade Anxiety U.S. stocks wavered, pulled by enthusiasm for hot tech stocks, anxiety about trade dispute fallout and speculation that central bankers will do their best to keep the global economy growing....
08:52, 07/10/2019

European shares eke out gains as trade fueled rally fades European shares edged higher in early trading on Tuesday, following a rally from the previous session, but Washington's tariff threats on $4 billion of additional EU goods kept gains in check....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Asia stocks higher following overnight Wall Street gains Shares in Asia were higher in Wednesday morning trade following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China....
03:13, 05/22/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as healthcare offsets materials' gains Canada's main stock index treaded water on Friday, as losses in healthcare stocks led by cannabis producer CannTrust were offset by gains in the materials sector....
18:39, 07/12/2019

Magna Q1 net rises on one-time gains, but 2019 outlook reduced Magna said first-quarter net income rose to $1.11 billion, up mainly on the sale of its fluid pressure and controls unit. Results also were boosted by a revaluation on its investment in Lyft. Adjusted earnings fell 18 percent. ...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Huawei’s U.S. losses could lead to gains in China, at Apple’s expense It looks bad for Huawei in the U.S. right now, but its fortunes in China might improve as it focuses on selling 5G phones, something Apple can't do.Read More...
19:39, 05/22/2019

Range Rover gains 395bhp Ingenium straight-six petrol Range Rover Land Rover adds 395bhp turbocharged and supercharged engine to luxury SUV, replacing V6 Land Rover has added its new 395bhp Ingenium straight-six petrol engine to the Range Rover. It's available to order now, priced from £83,655. First...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
21:00, 06/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech leads U.S. stocks higher; oil gains U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing....
01:39, 07/23/2019

FCA, Toyota sales fall; Nissan, Honda post gains FCA and Toyota Motor posted lower April U.S. sales while Honda and Nissan volume rose as the industry struggled to post its first monthly gain of the year, even with the help of an extra selling day. Lower retail volume will be offset by higher fleet...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation report....
18:39, 05/10/2019

Looks Like a Breaking Point on The Bachelorette: "The Beast Is Going to Come Out" Forget Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards, the new must-watch TV showdown is The Bachelorette's Battle of the Lukes. And it looks like things will get even more dramatic in the......
19:00, 06/04/2019

Beto O'Rourke's 'War Tax' Misses the Point Former Rep. and current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a policy proposal today, which in and of itself is surprising. The proposal, a multifaceted plan to care for military veterans, includes something called a “war tax.”...
23:00, 06/24/2019

The Best Summer Espadrilles at Every Price Point More than any other season, summer is a time for doing: cookouts, rooftop bars, weddings, and more—there’s never a shortage of Things To Do. All that running around in the heat naturally lends itself to wanting good-looking footwear that will keep yo...
03:00, 05/23/2019

A Better Way Game Of Thrones Could Have Arrived At This Same Point The very next paragraph contains a description of the events of “The Bells,” the fifth episode of the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, which aired last night. If you do not want to know what happened in that episode, stop reading now....
19:39, 05/13/2019

| Madagascar claim first point at Cup of Nations Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar secured a first ever point at the tournament after an entertaining draw against Guinea in their Group B opener....
09:26, 06/23/2019

What Is a Reward Point Worth? It Depends Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices....
22:26, 05/20/2019

What is the point of rewilding lynxes? (Is it to see if they purr?) The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the point of rewilding lynxes in the UK? Would this involve the killing of feral domesti...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Spider-Man and Venom ‘likely’ to meet up in the MCU at some point After an unsuccessful attempt to reboot the Spider-Man series with Andrew Garfield, Sony struck a deal with Marvel to bring Peter Parker to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This resulted in the webslinger making a cameo appearance in Captain America: C...
04:39, 06/23/2019

Babies point at objects because they really want to touch them Infants across the world begin pointing with their index finger between 9 and 14 months of age – perhaps because of an urge to touch objects beyond their reach...
23:39, 07/10/2019

Missing the point on low-yield nukes There was a spirited debate this month in the House Armed Services Committee over the wisdom of arming America’s ballistic missile submarine force with a lower-yield version of the thermonuclear warhead that has been standard since the Cold War....
05:26, 06/21/2019

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy i...
04:00, 07/11/2019

What Exactly Is the Point of the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Anyway? Maybe it’s because it’s a Friday afternoon after a long week or maybe it’s because I’m fed up over this stuff and feeling feisty. Either way, I’ve taken a look at this teaser image for the apparently upcoming BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe and cannot fathom...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Rockies vs. Diamondbacks: All signs point to the Under Coors Field is very much known as a hitters’ ballpark given its elevation, which causes bookmakers to set totals in Colorado games higher than in nearly any other ballpark. Entering the weekend, the record for totals going over was 40-53-2, which can...
18:26, 05/05/2019

The Best Summer Sunglasses at Every Price Point It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when my sunglasses obsession began. It might have been the purchase of my first pair of designer shades in college (they were Chloé). Or in my mid-20s, when my dad passed down to me his tortoise Ray-Ban Wayfarers from th...
01:52, 05/11/2019

Third Point Calls for Breakup of Sony ---Again Daniel Loeb’s activist hedge fund is pushing for the Japanese company to spin off its semiconductor business, saying its stock is undervalued and its portfolio needs to be less complex....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised to bring an end to Maduro's government....
00:26, 05/01/2019

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point: QuickTake The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
14:01, 07/06/2019

What’s the point of a Straight Pride march? A men’s group in the US called Super Happy Fun America have asked the city of Boston if it can hold one – and adopted Brad Pitt as a mascot.Name: Straight Pride.Age: At present, still slouching toward Bethlehem to be born. Continue reading......
05:26, 06/06/2019

Former Venezuelan U.N. delegate: 'This is a point of no return' The former U.N. delegate from Venezuela, Isaias Medina, said Tuesday on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” that there is “no way back” for newly elected president Juan Guaidó and outlined the dangerous situation in his home country....
19:13, 05/01/2019

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gulf, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said.His remarks reflect unresolved tensions between B...
20:39, 07/22/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
01:26, 06/01/2019

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's unique way of walking, and of course the ubiquitous f...
15:13, 06/27/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration announced that it was dispatching the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group to the Middle East “to ...
03:52, 05/07/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
22:26, 05/24/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Friday....
05:39, 05/11/2019

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:13, 07/18/2019

Warren proposes new ethics rules at the Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is releasing a new proposal to overhaul ethics rules at the Pentagon that would impose a four-year timeout before top Department of Defense officials could join the contracting industry. Warren’s new plan come...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to provide additional support, such as driving Customs and Border Protection vehicles to transport migrants...
04:13, 04/30/2019

Trump leaves Pentagon power vacuum The large number of acting officials has slowed decisions, handicapped the department in policy disputes, and unduly empowered the White House, former officials say....
15:52, 05/02/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put them in contact with migrants, including driving them in vehicles and "monitoring" their welfare....
03:13, 04/30/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
07:52, 07/10/2019

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become President Trump’s second defense secretary....
22:52, 07/09/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
10:39, 06/12/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
23:39, 05/31/2019

Open up U.S. market, EU says in riposte to Pentagon threat U.S. fears about losing European defense contracts are unfounded, Brussels told Washington on Thursday after the Pentagon demanded the European Union curtail a new military pact that it sees as a potential threat to NATO....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
06:52, 06/20/2019

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily confused given how things are going. Per Chris Geidner, the acting SecDef is Wall Street banker Richar...
16:13, 07/16/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined another exclusive club, conducting only the second on-camera press briefing at the Department of De...
07:39, 05/19/2019

Wall Street gains on tech rally, trade hopes rekindled Technology shares led the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher on Wednesday after remarks by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rekindled hopes for a de-escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions and brought buyers back from the sidelines....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Nikkei rises on tech gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday and looked set to end the week with a slight gain, led by rallies in Sony and technology shares, though concerns about U.S.-China tensions kept many investors cautious....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Laura Muir seeking capital gains in the Vitality Westminster Mile Laura Muir lines up in the Vitality Westminster Mile on Sunday for the first time in six years as she takes part in her first competitive run since winning double gold at the European Indoors in March....
22:13, 05/24/2019

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limited by the U.S.-China trade dispute that has dragged on the global economy and crimped oil demand....
20:39, 07/09/2019

Inner Circle: Zach Johnson gains inside edge with help of golf psychologist Zach Johnson explains how his work with a golf psychologist has paid off on PGA Tour, where he's won 12 times.        ...
05:52, 06/06/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exactly?...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Wall St. struggles to hold on to gains ahead of pivotal trade talks U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Wednesday, as investors assessed the latest developments on trade, ahead of a crucial round of talks between the United States and China....
19:26, 05/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar recovery halts gains in Latam currencies A U.S. dollar recovery put most Latin American currencies under pressure on Friday while Brazil's Bovespa stock index led losses in the region's equity markets. The MSCI index of Latin American currencies edged lower as the dollar swung to gains ...
23:39, 07/19/2019

Stock edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Stocks edge lower, gold gains on slowdown, geopolitical fears Equity markets struggled and safe-haven assets like gold were in demand on Friday as weak Chinese data stoked investor anxieties over a global growth slowdown and fears of a U.S.-Iran confrontation added to geopolitical uncertainty....
20:26, 06/14/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fluctuate Between Gains And Losses Amid Volatile Trade Zee Entertainment, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, Indiabulls Housing Finance and HDFC were the top percentage gainers on the 50-scrip index at the time....
14:00, 05/10/2019

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
09:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of Chinese goods took effect, raising tensions between the world's two biggest economies despite ongoing...
11:13, 05/10/2019

Citigroup just beat analysts’ profit expectations on gains from Tradeweb IPO Citigroup beat analysts’ expectations on gains from the initial public offering of electronic bond trading platform Tradeweb.       ...
21:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. shale's growth rate peaked last year, slower gains ahead The U.S. shale industry’s sizzling growth rate likely peaked last year, according to a survey of major forecasters, cooled by investors demanding financial returns over increased oil output....
08:52, 07/01/2019

PowerPoint gains an AI-powered presenter coach and beefed-up design suggestions Microsoft's new PowerPoint Designer features aim to boost productivity, align employees with brand style, and provide real-time public speaking suggestions.Read More...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction program is working....
13:39, 06/13/2019

Thomas gains time on rivals in brutal Tour stage finish Defending champion Geraint Thomas gained time on his rivals in a brutal finish in the sixth stage of the Tour de France as several top guns cracked in the lung-busting ascent to La Planche des Belles Filles on Thursday....
18:52, 07/11/2019

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