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Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects

Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the month but indicated he i...

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects

Source: wsj.com

Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts Strong market expectations of an upcoming Fed rate increase are not a reason for the central bank to make a policy move given a U.S. economy that continues to perform well, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday....
22:17, 07/11/2019

Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical about the potential for prices to rise....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Nadal untroubled as he picks up 90th Roland Garros win "Rafael Nadal\u0027s serene progress through the French Open continued on Sunday as he booked a semi-final spot with victory over Juan Ignacio Londero."...
20:17, 06/02/2019

'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled with villain role A historic rout of Thailand didn’t earn the USWNT much goodwill among neutral fans. Lucky for them, they couldn’t care lessThey are the teams that neutrals love to root against: the New England Patriots, the Golden State Warriors, Manchester United a...
14:34, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
02:34, 05/31/2019

| Federer, Djokovic, Nadal untroubled at Wimbledon as Monday proves not so manic Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday as the sport's Grand Slam heavyweights continued to deliver blow after blow....
03:51, 07/09/2019

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers...
05:34, 06/14/2019

Which NFL prospects rocked the red carpet at the draft? No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray's Gatsby-inspired suit was on point, but his wasn't the only bold look. We grade the best-dressed from the NFL draft....
21:51, 04/29/2019

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
03:34, 05/29/2019

Traders see fading prospects for Fed rate cut Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures trimmed bets the Federal Reserve would cut rates before the end of the year after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell poured cold water on the idea....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Top prospects Hughes, Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft The Devils made record-breaking center Jack Hughes the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night. The Rangers took Finnish winger Kaapo Kakko second....
05:17, 06/22/2019

Mariners placed more on IL, call up prospects Crawford, Long BOSTON (AP) — The Seattle Mariners placed infielder Dylan Moore on the 10-day injured list with a right wrist bruise and called up infield prospects J.P. Crawford and Shed Long from Triple-A Tacoma. Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto announced the ...
00:17, 05/11/2019

10 top MLB prospects to watch in the 2019 Futures Game Here are some of baseball's top prospects to keep an eye on when the game's future stars square off against each other Sunday in Cleveland.       ...
19:51, 07/06/2019

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly slim, as France and Germany cast doubt on any imminent deal and Ireland said electing a pope would be...
16:51, 06/20/2019

FCA dealers optimistic on prospects of a Renault tie-up — especially for electrification For dealers and employees, the prospect of another merger isn't surprising, and many are optimistic about what it could mean for them. But bad memories of DaimlerChrysler linger....
07:17, 06/03/2019

2019 NBA Draft sleepers: The under-the-radar prospects to watch The NBA Draft is, mainly, about what happens at the top. That’s where the LeBrons and Durants of the world get picked, and most often, that’s where the future of the league takes shape. But there’s something to be said for what come...
19:34, 06/20/2019

BOJ's Kuroda warns of uncertainties on global recovery prospects Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday maintained his view the global economy will recover in the latter half of this year, but warned that uncertainties remain as fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war deepens....
09:00, 06/08/2019

How Trump's Immigration Plan Would Have Affected His In-Laws' Prospects President Donald Trump's proposed plan to overhaul the U.S. immigration system would have made it more difficult for his in-laws to migrate to the United States....
17:17, 05/17/2019

NFL draft 2020's top 10 prospects: Tank for Tua Tagovailoa? Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa will create a significant buzz for the 2020 NFL draft, but he might have strong competition to be the top quarterback taken.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Another Rangers first-rounder skates circles around Kakko, other prospects The smile is indelible. The skill is undeniable. And it seems like soon enough, every Rangers fan is going to see it. Young forward Vitali Kravtsov, the No. 9-overall pick a year ago, was a dynamo, the best player on the ice during the first scrimmag...
09:00, 06/27/2019

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
11:34, 05/31/2019

Global Stocks Fall as U.S. Rate-Cut Prospects Recede Share indexes fell on Monday, as the strength of the U.S. labor market prompted investors to reconsider how far and how fast the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates....
10:00, 07/08/2019

China FA silent on prospects of Lippi replacing Cannavaro The Chinese Football Association is staying silent over reports that Marcello Lippi could make a surprise return to take over the national team job after Fabio Cannavaro quit this week        ...
11:23, 04/30/2019

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
18:00, 06/04/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted with Canada last summer, said Isabelle Adjahi, one of its senior vice-presidents....
04:34, 05/04/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Is Bo Bichette next for the Blue Jays? The Blue Jays have another second-generation stud at Triple-A and the Braves have another young pitcher entering the starting rotation. Scott White looks at the top five prospects to stash....
16:34, 06/27/2019

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five walks, two singles, and one grand slam following a mound visit with two outs during the second frame...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Rutschman, Witt, Vaughn lead list of MLB draft prospects Oregon State's Adley Rutschman, Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn lead off list of top MLB draft prospects        ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Global stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
10:00, 07/09/2019

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
01:34, 06/18/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico currencies firm on U.S. rate cut prospects The currencies of Brazil and Mexico firmed on Wednesday, benefiting from prospects that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon after data showed that U.S. inflation barely rose in May. The greenback held steady after a brief dip on the ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed chief shores up rate cut prospects World stocks rose, global bond yields fell and the dollar weakened after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations the Fed would cut U.S. interest rates soon....
11:51, 07/11/2019

Meet Michigan commit J.J. McCarthy, one of most coveted 2021 QB prospects who had 33 offers Michigan football commit J.J. McCarthy has the physical and mental traits of a top prospect. His QB coach has compared him to Manziel, Brees, Mayfield.        ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July. U.S. equities resumed...
01:34, 07/09/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health ...
03:51, 07/05/2019

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast: How Ryu? Weekend roundup; prospects are here; adds for Week 8 On the Fantasy Baseball Today Podcast we talk about the mazing run of Hyun-Jin Ryu, some interesting call-ups, hitters and pitchers to add for Week 8 and much more....
22:17, 05/13/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating in....
06:51, 07/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex gains, Bovespa hits new high on pension reform prospects Latin American stocks rose on Monday led by Brazil's Bovespa which scaled a record high on prospects that the country's pension reform bill will pass in the House of Representatives, while most currencies in the region gained against the dollar. ...
01:34, 07/09/2019

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
07:51, 07/09/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Can Kevin Cron find an opening? How close is Yordan Alvarez? The minor league leader in home runs is a 26-year-old with MLB bloodlines and no clear path to the majors. Scott White considers his top prospects to stash....
15:51, 05/23/2019

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Chris Paddack, Josh Bell Different assessments come into play for dynasty leagues. Scott White identifies some of the risers and fallers for formats with more of a long-term focus....
18:51, 05/20/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thur...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Fantasy Baseball Midseason Top 25 Prospects: Bo Bichette, Jesus Luzardo may be closer, but Wander Franco holds top spot in rankings Between promotions, injuries, risers and fallers, the prospect landscape has changed a bit in half a season's time. Scott White unveils new rankings, focusing on those who have yet to reach the majors....
22:51, 07/04/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor the latest prospects getting the call Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
17:34, 05/24/2019

The Fed's Inflation Problem A first-quarter downdraft has sent inflation back below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target. But even if it persists, low inflation might not count as a reason to cut rates....
21:17, 05/01/2019

What Happens When the Feds Can't Be Wrong? When you write the rules, you’re never the bad guy. That’s been the U.S. government’s guiding mantra since its inception when it comes to exploiting natural resources for profit. Be it the treaty-breaking annexation of the Black Hills, the systematic...
01:17, 06/05/2019

Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says Low U.S. inflation expectations are sapping the Federal Reserve's ability to respond to a future downturn, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday, calling for the Fed to allow inflation to rise above 2% to bring the economy back to ful...
20:34, 05/16/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even in a strong economy....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Wholesale Inflation At 3.07% In April The RBI, which tracks consumer inflation primarily to formulate its monetary policy, last month decided to reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6 per cent - a level last seen in May 2018....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Nxivm was all about sex — why else was there a sex toy dungeon?: feds If the Nxivm cult wasn’t about sex, then why was its leader building a dungeon featuring cages, rubber-spiked paddles and “puppy trainer’’ dog collars to use on female members? a Brooklyn prosecutor said Tuesday. “So let me get this straight. What wa...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
16:00, 05/01/2019

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
11:17, 05/21/2019

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
08:17, 05/22/2019

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push up inflation. (July 11)       ...
00:00, 07/12/2019

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 2.02% in June Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 1.33 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 2.41 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year....
14:00, 07/15/2019

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
13:17, 06/06/2019

Consumer Inflation Accelerates To 2.92% In April Consumer inflation remained below the RBI's medium-term target of 4 per cent for a ninth consecutive month. Consumer inflation had stood at 2.86 per cent in March....
21:51, 05/13/2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see a growing case for a future interest rate cut even as others push for continued patience....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Feds: Immigration top US crime, one-third of all sentencings Immigration crime, virtually all involving illegal male, Hispanic immigrants, was the top offense in federal courts last year, according to the United States Sentencing Commission....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Judges: Feds must act if asked to take a fresh look at pot NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Drug Enforcement Administration must “act promptly” if formally asked to take another look at laws that consider marijuana as dangerous as heroin or LSD. The ruling came Thursday in a 2-to-...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Feds: Ex-CIA employee waged ‘information war’ against US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he is waging an “information war” against the United States. Prosecutors made the comment in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan feder...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Prospects Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay get the call; Aaron Nola, Edwin Diaz highlight winners and losers Big day for prospects, with Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay reportedly on their way to the majors. Bad day for closers, with Edwin Diaz, Wade Davis getting blown up. Scott White breaks it all down....
16:51, 06/28/2019

U.S. inflation tame; economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
19:17, 04/30/2019

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Stocks' Climb Continues as Inflation Remains Just Right U.S. stocks are hitting records again after a monthslong drought, powered by fresh signs that the domestic economy is perking up without spurring a jump in inflation....
18:51, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, pushed lower by falls in prices for household goods and food, official data showed on Monday, as the economy grapples with the impact of last year's currency crisis....
11:34, 06/03/2019

U.S. inflation muted, economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens....
23:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, but they face a new quandary about slowing inflation....
03:17, 04/30/2019

Inflation Showed Signs of Life in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
17:34, 05/31/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
23:34, 06/12/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing plants? That’s exactly what’s happening for people far and wide who are willing to boost their incomes s...
05:34, 05/04/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
15:34, 06/12/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming hopes for an aggressive interest cut by the Federal Reserve this month....
15:17, 07/11/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation pushing higher U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in a range of other services, pointing to a steady pickup in underlying inflation pressures....
17:34, 06/11/2019

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
00:34, 05/29/2019

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
18:51, 06/12/2019

Fed faces tough sell on inflation framework Federal Reserve policymakers fear they are ill-equipped to battle the next recession under their current inflation-targeting approach, and this year are well into an effort to vet new strategies for managing interest rates in a world of muted inflati...
02:51, 05/06/2019

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates....
13:00, 05/22/2019

BlackRock's Rieder says Fed shouldn't be too concerned with low inflation BlackRock's Rick Rieder says the Fed is unnecessarily concerned about low inflation and is more likely to raise interest rates before it cuts them....
08:34, 05/02/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officers say they seized 78 pounds of meth plus 18 pounds of heroin a...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Feds say they have ‘devastating evidence’ against Jeffrey Epstein The feds have “devastating evidence” against Jeffrey Epstein that includes notes and messages seized from his Manhattan townhouse that corroborate the claims of women who allege he sexually abused them there when they were underage, accor...
23:51, 07/08/2019

R. Kelly Ex-Staffers Hand Over 20 Sex Tapes to Feds It appears that R. Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscious as ex-employees reportedly turned over more that 20 sex tapes to federal authorities....
21:00, 07/13/2019

Feds revive proposal for new oil, gas drilling in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government wants to reopen over 1.7 million acres (690,000 hectares) in California to oil and gas drilling that includes fracking on land that has been off-limits since environmentalists sued in 2013. The Bureau of Land...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save another sibling’s life have reversed that decision. The San Francisco Chronicle says authoritie...
05:34, 06/19/2019

Feds Add New Sex Crimes Charges Against US Singer R. Kelly Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, just months after he was charged at the state level with abuse and aggravated sexual assault....
03:51, 07/13/2019

Mobster’s son behind dad’s murder at McDonald’s drive-thru: feds A wiseguy’s son had him whacked in a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx — and was behind the botched hit on his own brother, federal authorities in Brooklyn said Tuesday. Anthony Zottola Sr. was named in a Brooklyn federal indictment that...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Friday said they are seeking to seize over $12 billion in assets from the one...
07:01, 07/06/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:51, 04/30/2019

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the F...
20:17, 06/21/2019

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
14:17, 06/11/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Futures higher with G20 summit, inflation data in focus U.S. equity futures rose on Friday amid growing caution ahead of a crucial meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the release of inflation data that could feed into the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates next month....
15:17, 06/28/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely visible rise in U.S. inflation kept up talk of an early cut in interest rates there....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Draghi questions market-based inflation indicators Some market-based measures of inflation expectations have lost significance “due to technical conditions”, the European Central Bank’s President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday....
18:00, 06/18/2019

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
18:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
15:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
15:51, 05/31/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the first three months of the year....
18:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
16:00, 07/11/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers faced fresh market volatility and a renewed set of risks....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could dampen economic growth, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Fed's Williams Says It's 'Good' Economy Can Have Strong Job Market Without Inflation New York Fed leader John Williams said Monday the central bank’s views on how low the unemployment rate can go without sparking inflation have evolved....
03:17, 05/21/2019

Why former fed chair Alan Greenspan is wrong about inflation estimates Alan Greenspan, who used to be an important person, says the government’s inflation figures are wrong. Esther George, who is still important — as the head of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, — also says the inflation numbers are wrong. But George thi...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
11:51, 07/09/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of its primary goals....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Fed's Brainard Says Central Bank Should Welcome Modest Rise in Inflation Fed governor Lael Brainard said the central bank’s commitment to maintaining stable prices would benefit from a modest rise in inflation over the coming years, an indication the central bank wouldn’t need to raise interest rates should price pressure...
18:51, 05/16/2019

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and-a-half years, government figures showed Thursday....
16:17, 07/11/2019

Trump's Latest Tariffs Likely to Have Only Modest Impact on Inflation The latest tariff increases on Chinese imports will likely deliver a modest and temporary boost to U.S. inflation,reflecting the relatively small portion of American spending that goes to goods rather than services....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:34, 06/28/2019

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
05:34, 07/12/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official economic indicators....
14:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the economy grew faster than expected....
18:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
22:17, 07/11/2019

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-through window” that was open for businesses...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out in February are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings that their time is up....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Feds warns of THC-infused products that look like real candy CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor is warning parents to watch out for products that contain the main psychoactive component in marijuana and look like real candy. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart in Charleston says in a news release the packages...
01:34, 06/21/2019

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough for advocates of legali...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleg...
20:17, 06/14/2019

ACLU sues feds over bond hearings for immigrants BOSTON (AP) — A class-action lawsuit alleges that the federal government is illegally detaining immigrants without giving them a fair chance of being released on bond. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in...
00:00, 06/14/2019

West Virginia governor’s tax records subpoenaed by feds CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s tax records, signaling the widening of an investigation that’s already sought documents related to a resort owned by the governor. The state Rev...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of retaliating against his critics. Lawyers for the Justice Department and Arpaio’s successor, Sh...
00:00, 05/11/2019

APNewsBreak: Feds limited in prosecution of juvenile terror WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court decision. The ruling has forced federal prosecutors to hand off at least one such case to local author...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Trial begins for man feds say was Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A Bronx man who is accused of working as a deep-cover “sleeper” agent for Hezbollah — appearing to lead an otherwise normal life while secretly conducting surveillance on New York City-area airports and military installations — went to trial this wee...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies Tuesday to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed by federal prosecutors ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and...
05:17, 06/22/2019

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any assets in the US belonging to Nicolás Maduro Jr. and ...
05:17, 06/29/2019

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural Alaskan communities. Friday’s announcement f...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Feds commit $2.8M to project tackling workplace harassment The money will go to fund Roadmap to Future Workplaces, a project that will provide training on legal rights and help create plans to reform company policies that enable workplace sexual harassment....
04:00, 07/06/2019

The Latest: State gets extension to provide details to feds OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the federal government’s demand for a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma (all times local): 2:13 p.m. The state of Oklahoma has been granted more time to provide details abo...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Feds look to clamp down on guns ‘designed to hunt people’ A statement from Bill Blair's office says no options have been ruled out as the government weighs new measures against assault-style rifles and handguns....
00:17, 05/31/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances was moving forward, a new report said Monday. The President’s Ina...
04:17, 05/21/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down ‘Bridgegate’ appeal NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. solicitor general’s office has recommended that the U.S. Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defendants in the “Bridgegate” case. Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni want the court to hear the a...
16:00, 05/16/2019

New York City prosecutors ask feds to send Manafort NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors have asked federal prison officials to transfer Paul Manafort to New York City so he can be arraigned on state fraud charges. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is currently serving a 7 1/2-ye...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Feds: Man threatened to kill athletes over gambling losses BOSTON (AP) — A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and collegiate athletes whom he blamed for his gambling losses. Authorities say 23-year-old Addison Choi, of F...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Feds offer $5,000 reward for information in mosque arson NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A $5,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to a Connecticut mosque. The Boston division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Monday it...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Feds: Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign cash for affairs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California illegally used campaign funds to finance romantic flings with a series of women, spending thousands of dollars on meals, drinks and vacations. Allegations about the marr...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
19:51, 05/30/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
15:34, 07/12/2019

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
14:34, 07/14/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
17:34, 06/13/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
20:00, 06/13/2019

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....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items,......
12:51, 07/15/2019

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
16:17, 06/12/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
15:34, 05/31/2019

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the yea...
12:34, 06/19/2019

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
14:00, 06/11/2019

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnatio...
08:34, 06/20/2019

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
11:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Eurozone inflation ticks up in hopeful sign for central bank FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation rose in April in the 19-country eurozone, an encouraging sign for the European Central Bank in its struggle to sustainably raise price levels. The European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat said Friday that ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
20:51, 07/12/2019

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual...
01:51, 07/06/2019

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares...
11:17, 05/22/2019

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the n...
21:00, 07/15/2019

‘This is a real problem’: Feds probing bogus Grubhub fees Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration, a US agency that guarantees loans to mom-and-pop businesses, is probing how the online delivery giant has charged restaurants thousands o...
02:51, 06/27/2019

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ran a membership scheme in which they took $1,500 bribes to dole out membership cards to nonunion wo...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citiz...
16:17, 07/04/2019

Michael Smerconish calls out ‘the feds’ for damaging Epstein’s door Radio host Michael Smerconish went on a bizarre tangent on his SiriusXM show Tuesday as he sparred with callers over whether the door of Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion should’ve been damaged in the raid by feds over the weekend...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Feds probe ‘quality’ of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash HONOLULU (AP) — Officials remain at the scene of Friday’s deadly skydiving plane crash in Hawaii. Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that became inverted before crashing shortly after takeoff ...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian military intelligence. The U.S. Department of Homelan...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Cartels thrive in New Mexico county after feds shut down checkpoints ALAMOGORDO, NM — In this sprawling desert city in the shadow of the Sacramento Mountains, local officials are fed up with the border crisis — and have gone rogue. Otero County last month became the first border community to declare a state of emergen...
05:34, 05/06/2019

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions-cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Had...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Feds insist Epstein won’t dodge prosecution over alleged sex trafficking The feds insist there’s nothing to prevent their prosecution of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Esptein — even though he cut a sweetheart deal over similar allegations in Florida in 2008. In court papers, Manhattan federal prosecutors said a 2003 amendme...
05:17, 07/09/2019

Feds to finally examine 2016 NC poll books for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after voter check-in software failed on Election Day in a North Carolina county, federal authorities will conduct a forensic analysis of electronic poll books for evidence of tampering by Russian military hack...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Feds list Paul Manafort’s SoHo ‘Airbnb’ loft for $3.66M While former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort rests his head in a federal prison in Pennsylvania — or, possibly within the next few weeks, the jail complex on Rikers Island — apartment hunters can pick up one of his old pads, a swank ...
23:17, 06/06/2019

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Feds looking to talk to Jeffrey Epstein victims before plea deal Federal prosecutors are looking to talk to victims of billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein before deciding whether to toss his 2008 plea deal. The Justice Department is investigating the plea deal that secretly ended a federal sex abuse probe involv...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of a SALT credit in return for making such a contribution would constitute a quid pro quo....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signature property, federal law enforcement authorities announced Wednesday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in ‘limited’ cases An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly. The agency’s Office of Inspector General released a report Mo...
20:17, 05/20/2019

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
20:34, 05/20/2019

Feds asking Quebec, New Brunswick to send proposals to get money for flood help So far, the government has committed almost $792.7 million for 18 projects, all aimed at dealing with flooding, although none are in Quebec or New Brunswick....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The inquiry concluded that there was no evidence of "active or extensive" use of DeVos' personal account...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
08:00, 06/03/2019

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percen...
15:51, 06/30/2019

China's food inflation rose 6.1% in April as pork prices spiked China's April consumer inflation was in line with expectations, but a spike in pork prices contributed to higher food prices, the National Bureau of Statistics data showed on Thursday....
13:51, 05/09/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth against sluggish inflation....
03:34, 04/30/2019

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expected 18.71% in May, and added that Turkey will hopefully achieve its targets at the end of the year....
11:34, 06/03/2019

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the first quarter....
01:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Trump ‘dossier’ author Christopher Steele was grilled by feds: report Federal investigators exploring the start of the Russia probe grilled the author of a controversial “dossier” that alleged election meddling and possible collusion with President Trump’s campaign — and learned enough to extend the investigation. Thre...
23:17, 07/09/2019

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of Justice moved to take formal possession of the 43rd-floor Trump Tower condo owned by Paul Manafort, T...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex — after bringing a child-size pink dress and condoms to the “encounter” that was actually set up by an undercover federal agent, authorities said. Frederick Pohl, 40, of...
19:34, 05/24/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
03:00, 05/22/2019

Feds accuse Jho Low, Pras of funneling cash to Obama re-election campaign The feds have slapped new charges against fugitive Malaysian playboy Jho Low — this time for alleged campaign-finance violations connected to President Obama’s 2012 re-election. The latest allegations accuse Low of transferring $21.6 million to...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Feds’ ID verification letters frighten eateries, hotels that hire immigrants The hospitality industry is rattled over a fresh wave of letters from the feds demanding the verification of employees’ Social Security numbers, The Post has learned. After a seven-year hiatus, the Social Security Administration has begun sending out...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:51, 05/23/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
18:51, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
09:51, 05/23/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:00, 07/10/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency’s Office of Inspector Gene...
22:17, 05/20/2019

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday. Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security are p...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber’s appeal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s (juh-HAHR’ sar-NY’-ev) convictions and death sentence. Prosecutors told the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thurs...
23:34, 06/27/2019

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state’s new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told The Bismarck Tribune he plans to pe...
19:17, 06/15/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private insurance....
16:00, 04/30/2019

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Feds probe MTA overtime king Thomas Caputo and other LIRR workers Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed pay records for a recently retired Long Island Rail Road official who has emerged as the MTA reigning overtime king — as well as more than a dozen other workers at the LIRR and New York City Transit, a...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge fund manager — who was...
02:17, 07/13/2019

NYC man who wanted to carry out Times Square terrorist attack arrested, feds say The feds arrested Friday a 22-year-old man who they say wanted to carry out a lone wolf terrorist attack in New York City’s fabled tourist destination Times Square....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast _____ SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists said Friday they will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washingt...
06:51, 06/02/2019

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to dupe investors into bankrolling concert tours by Rihanna, Bruno Mars and Janet Jackson, according to...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Feds bust cheating ring that took English test for Chinese nationals William Singer wasn’t running the only college admissions scam in town. The same day his bribery scandal was broken wide open on March 12, the feds also quietly arrested five people in California for allegedly helping Chinese nationals score US stude...
06:17, 05/03/2019

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
22:51, 06/11/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
03:51, 07/05/2019

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Brazil c.bank chief says reforms create benign inflation outlook -TV interview Brazil central bank president Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by the lower house of Congress of an overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
03:17, 07/12/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
19:17, 07/12/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Afghanistan war vet plotted to bomb Long Beach white nationalist rally, feds say A veteran of the war in Afghanistan was arrested Friday and accused of plotting to attack a scheduled white nationalist rally in Long Beach, federal investigators say....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Feds charge Chinese national in 2015 breach of health insurer Anthem Enlarge (credit: FBI.gov) Federal prosecutors have indicted a Chinese national they say carried out sophisticated network intrusions on four US companies, including one on health insurer Anthem that stole personal information belonging to close to ...
03:17, 05/10/2019

Feds charge suspect in Poway synagogue killing with 109 counts of hate crimes The 19-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting spree at a Poway synagogue has been charged by federal officials with 109 counts of hate crimes.        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator....
03:51, 05/16/2019

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four members of a Texas family thought they could perform a s...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Feds expand beef recall as salmonella outbreak broadens to 246 cases in 26 states More than 5 million more pounds of raw beef products have been added to a national recall over concerns about possible salmonella contamination, and the number of people sickened has soared to 246 patients in 26 states, federal officials said Tuesday...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also found kiddie porn, the feds revealed Monday as they charged the multimillionaire with child sex traffi...
05:17, 07/09/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

Feds probing Harvard coach who sold home to family of soon-to-be admitted student A longtime Harvard University fencing coach is under federal investigation for allegedly selling his Massachusetts home to a businessman whose son wanted to attend the school, according to a report Wednesday. A federal grand jury has been convened to...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Congrats to the Feds, Now the Proud Owners of Paul Manafort's Trump Tower Condo Paul Manafort used to live in a multimillion-dollar condo in Trump Tower, but now he lives in prison. That multimillion-dollar condo, meanwhile, is in the hands of the federal government, which has formally seized the apartment. A cool new house for ...
04:51, 05/31/2019

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent w...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
23:34, 06/07/2019

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S. Midwest off of coal....
17:51, 06/02/2019

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
22:17, 06/04/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
23:51, 07/01/2019

Euro rises as ECB pushes back rate hike deadline; raises inflation forecast The euro climbed higher against the dollar after the ECB said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike until at least the middle of next year....
16:51, 06/06/2019

UK inflation driven up by 'brutal' energy bills; Brexit woes hit pound - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as rising energy bills and air fares push the cost of living higherLatest: British Steel in liquidationInflation jumps to 2.1%Energy costs surged after price cap liftedPound hit by Brexit cr...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
18:34, 07/12/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
08:17, 06/17/2019

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
10:34, 05/24/2019

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, according to a report from Reuters on Monday....
01:17, 06/04/2019

Nude photos of underage girls found at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home: feds The feds found naked photos of young girls while searching Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home, prosecutors alleged Monday. At a press conference, Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman said investigators “seized evidence including nude photo...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.       ...
20:51, 06/16/2019

Feds Charge Ex-Fugees Pras of Campaign Finance Fraud in the 2012 US Presidential Election Pras, aka the “other” Fugee, is facing federal charges of campaign finance fraud in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in a case involving an international fugitive financier and a Malaysian investment fund....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
17:51, 06/11/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
13:34, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
05:00, 07/12/2019

"Concrete" progress on reform agenda critical to Brazil economy, inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's economic and fiscal reform agenda is essential to fostering a sustained economic recovery and benign outlook for inflation, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Tuesday....
15:51, 06/25/2019

World stocks climb after U.S. payrolls data tops views; dollar falls with inflation comments Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that blew past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federal Reserve officials voiced concerns about low inflation....
22:17, 05/03/2019

World stocks rally after U.S. payrolls data tops views; inflation comments dent dollar Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that shot past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federal Reserve officials voiced concerns about low inflation....
00:34, 05/04/2019

Ringleader of failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb NYC subway to be sentenced after helping feds catch terrorists The ringleader of a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York City subway system around the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks is set to learn his fate Thursday at a sentencing hearing following years of cooperation with federal...
21:51, 05/02/2019

Trade talks closing in on finish line as markets weigh inflation data, earnings in week ahead A trade agreement between the U.S. and China could be a strong catalyst for stocks, even though analysts say the market may have already priced in much of the gains....
22:51, 05/03/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. I...
21:17, 07/09/2019

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after being released because his $800 monthly Social Security check wasn't enough to live on, according to c...
22:17, 06/12/2019

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
12:17, 06/18/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands....
18:51, 04/28/2019

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18:51, 05/17/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.        ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
23:34, 05/31/2019

Indonesian who recorded her harasser gets reprieve from jail A woman facing six months in prison in Indonesia for recording her boss’s lurid sexual harassment is expected to receive a presidential amnesty after an outcry over the sentence...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Las Vegas autonomous shuttle crash happened due to lack of manual control Back in 2017, Las Vegas' self-driving shuttle service got into a minor collision after just an hour into its year-long trial. While it truly was a minor incident and nobody got hurt, the fact that an autonomous vehicle was involved prompted the ...
12:34, 07/12/2019

Harley-Davidson offers free charging for its electric motorcycle Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle will soon hit the roads, and while the LiveWire will have a longer range than first expected, at 140 miles of city driving on a single charge, you'll still need to hook it up to a charger once in ...
12:34, 07/12/2019

|MissSAismorediversethaneverwithfirstplussizeandopenlyqueerfinalist:Bonangonbreakingpageantstereotypes Speaking to Channel24, the TV personality says she is grateful to have been chosen as the host of the pageant once again, saying that this year the pageant will 'break a lot of stereotypes'....
12:51, 07/12/2019

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American ma...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90% SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildfire killed 85 people last year. A door-to-door survey in April counted 2,034 residents, down from pre...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Nails #BottleCapChallenge, Internet Cheers Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju impressed the Internet as he aced the 'Bottle Cap Challenge', the latest viral phenomenon. In a bid to promote fitness in India, Mr Rijiju shared a video of his......
13:17, 07/12/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Italy beefed up 'golden power' with Chinese 5G vendors in mind - source Italy has beefed up its "golden power" over the private sector partly due to concerns over the potential involvement of Chinese firms Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp in the development of 5G networks, a government source said on Friday....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Chinese police rush to find missing girl as case grips nation Search crews on Friday raced to find a missing 9-year-old Chinese girl in caves and waters along the East China Sea, as the deepening mystery of her weeklong disappearance continued to grip the nation....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by over 70 percent in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The se...
13:51, 07/12/2019

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Airbnb launches $1,000+ per night luxury rental tier Airbnb is offering a luxury tier that starts at $1,000 per night. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
13:51, 07/12/2019

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read...
14:17, 07/12/2019

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
15:00, 07/12/2019

AU envoy: Sudan military, protesters to sign political deal A top African Union diplomat says a transition agreement between Sudan’s ruling military council and a pro-democracy coalition has been scheduled to be signed on Saturday...
15:00, 07/12/2019

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan’s leader China says the U.S. should not allow an ongoing visit by Taiwan’s president to New York and that it would impose sanctions on American companies that sell arms to the self-governing island as part of an expected $2.2 billion deal...
15:00, 07/12/2019

Four Britons arrested in China after drug bust involving foreigners Police in eastern city of Xuzhou detained 19 people including teachers and studentsFour Britons have been arrested in China, according to the British embassy, further escalating tensions between the UK and China.The four Britons were among a group of...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Moffat's team to bring Infiniti back to BTCC in second half of 2019 Laser Tools Racing driver Aiden Moffat will swap from a Mercedes A-Class to a recently uprated Infiniti Q50 for the remainder of the British Touring Car Championship season...
15:17, 07/12/2019

Peugeot 208 1.2 Puretech GT Line 2020 review Supermini has a great interior and quite a lot of dynamic promise, but Peugeot knows there’s more to do on these prototypes At the first showing of the new Peugeot 208, the French firm brought along a 205 GTi to display alongside it. That was a bol...
15:34, 07/12/2019

Djokovic-Bautista Agut semi halted as fan becomes ill The Wimbledon semifinal between Novak Djokovic and Roberto Bautista Agut was briefly interrupted after a fan fell ill on Centre Court       ...
15:51, 07/12/2019

Lando Norris, F1's brightest young star, sees himself going down in the history books Lando Norris is not expecting to take first place in this weekend's British Grand Prix, but he certainly has his sights set on winning the race in the future....
15:51, 07/12/2019

6 foolproof content creation tips to boost your marketing strategy Buzzwords like ‘content marketing’, ‘content creation strategy’, and ‘content is king’ mean a lot more to businesses today than they did a few years ago. In the modern, fast-paced, and highly competitive corporate stratosphere, content marketing has ...
15:51, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Trump on Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies: 'I am not a fan' In a series of tweets posted Thursday evening, President Donald Trump said the value of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is "based on thin air."        ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Vonnen’s hybrid power makes this Porsche 911 even quicker A Porsche 911 is, by design, a pure sports car. Since 1963, the automaker hasn't deviated from building exciting two-door sportscar rockets. But not all of the 911 community is satisfied with what comes out of the factory in Stuttgart, Germany....
16:34, 07/12/2019

Partisan rancor reigns as Democrats test limits of their power in defense policy bill THE FINAL VOTES: The House is coming down to the wire as it works its way through more than 400 amendments to the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, with some of the most contentious amendments scheduled for a vote today, including several Repu...
16:51, 07/12/2019

McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and more have Fry Day deals or free fries Saturday Saturday, July 13, is National French Fry Day and Sunday is National Mac & Cheese Day. Here's where to get free food and deals.       ...
16:51, 07/12/2019

Biden promises to end 'forever wars' as US president US presidential hopeful Joe Biden has promised to end "forever wars", including pulling most troops out of Afghanistan and ending support for the Saudi intervention in Yemen....
16:51, 07/12/2019

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates could lead to a $10 increase on a single gallon of gas, according to a new study of the so-called “carb...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Cricket fans warned over World Cup final tickets as prices reach £16,000 • Tickets from unofficial sites may not be valid, say organisers• India fans bought 41% of tickets for Lord’s finalEngland fans have been told not to risk purchasing exorbitantly priced World Cup final tickets from unofficial resale sites as they are...
17:17, 07/12/2019

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that drew media attention for its frosty start....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Fire Emblem: Three Houses hands-on — conveniences and calendars PREVIEW: Fire Emblem: Fates was a safe sequel to the excellent Fire Emblem: Awakening, but Three Houses looks to make some interesting changes to Nintendo’s strategy franchise. Fire Emblem: Three Houses comes out for the Switch on July 26. I...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Ford partners with VW on electric vehicles, self-driving cars Ford and Volkswagen AG will expand their alliance to include electric vehicles and collaborate with Argo AI to develop self-driving vehicles, the companies announced Friday....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Nibali not giving up on Tour ambitions just yet: coach Vincenzo Nibali has not given up on being a contender at the Tour de France in the wake of a demanding Giro d’Italia despite losing ground in the first hilltop finish on Thursday, his coach said....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
18:34, 07/12/2019

New Zealand coach Gary Stead was cleaning Lord's windows 29 years ago... now he's in a World Cup final Twenty-nine years ago, Gary Stead was cleaning the windows of the Lord's Pavilion as part of his work on the MCC groundstaff. Now he is back, sat on the away balcony as coach of New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final against hosts England....
18:34, 07/12/2019

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Serena Williams has found her form at the best possible time as she aims to win Wimbledon for an eighth time and seal a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title....
18:34, 07/12/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Final Fantasy IX Retrospective: The Final Fantasy's Final Fantasy You know when you’re playing around with a new recipe and you fall in love with one particular spice? Call it cumin. You find every recipe that makes sense with cumin, and eventually, you grow so obsessed with it that you just keep adding it to all o...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, followed by gunfire - police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers were meeting to discuss an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, a police officer said....
19:34, 07/12/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western military alliance....
19:34, 07/12/2019

USA's Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion Unite...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Here's What's Wrong With My $500 Low-Mileage Jeep Cherokee Earlier this week, I purchased a gorgeous 2000 Jeep Cherokee with only 106,000 miles on the clock for $500. It was a smokin’ deal, but not quite as smokin’ as some of you might have initially thought, since this Jeep has some significant issues, whic...
20:17, 07/12/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
20:17, 07/12/2019

Watch: HII completes flight deck of Ford-class carrier John F. Kennedy Huntington Ingalls Industries has installed the final piece of the flight deck on the new Ford-class aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, the company announced....
20:17, 07/12/2019

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
20:34, 07/12/2019

|Steinhoffsaysroadtorecoverystilllong Steinhoff says the work of rehabilitating the company is far from over, as the scandal-hit conglomerate outlined the steps it has taken to stabilise the business....
20:34, 07/12/2019

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
20:51, 07/12/2019

Renault F1 junior Guan Ju Zhou takes first F2 pole at Silverstone Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou became the first rookie of the season to take a Formula 2 pole, topping a thrilling session for Virtuosi Racing at Silverstone...
21:00, 07/12/2019

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation from a Belgian public broadcaster....
21:17, 07/12/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's former chief of staff....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Police charge driver for allegedly using 30 pack of beer as child’s booster seat Canadian police pull over a driver after they discover he was allegedly using a case of beer at a child booster seat.        ...
22:17, 07/12/2019

Argo?s tie-up with Ford, VW leaves room for Asian automaker Argo's $7.25 billion valuation and automotive partners with strength in North American and Europe leave open the possibility for a third player, says CEO Bryan Salesky. ...
22:17, 07/12/2019

YouTube Premium can automatically download your favorite videos YouTube is reportedly offering automatic downloads to its Premium subscribers. The opt-in feature should make it easier to watch content offline. As Android Police notes, some Premium subscribers now see a pop-up banner offering to automatically down...
22:34, 07/12/2019

The latest barrier to 5G speeds? The summer Enlarge / 5G is here, but that doesn't mean you have to buy into it. Thermal throttling is a fact of life for smartphones. SoCs generate a lot of heat, and when this heat can't be dissipated, processors react by slowing down and thereby generating...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Seeing green helps kick cravings for booze, smokes and junk food: study Struggling with addiction? Let Mother Nature help nurse you back to health, science says. A new study led by the University of Plymouth in the UK has revealed that spending time in green spaces — whether hiking a trail or simply relaxing in a park — ...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Jenelle Evans Denies Making Up Story About David Eason Shooting Her Dog For Publicity Jenelle Evans is denying a claim by police that she fabricated a story about her husband David Eason shooting her dog. In May, the North Carolina native had told the press that he......
23:17, 07/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s cell is 3 doors down from El Chapo Accused pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is being kept this close to El Chapo at a Manhattan jail, sources told The Post. Epstein — who was arrested on sex-crime charges last week — landed in cell No. 4, three doors down from Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “E...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Odell Beckham wants a throw-off with Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes Odell Beckham Jr. is coming for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. A video emerged on Twitter Wednesday showing the star receiver launching a ball down the field. In the video, Steelers cornerback Joe Haden claimed he threw the ball “the whole field.” The ...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Mr. Olympia winner Shawn ‘Flexatron’ Rhoden accused of rape by fellow bodybuilder Bodybuilding star and Mr. Olympia winner Shawn Rhoden — aka “Flexatron” — has been charged with first-degree rape in Utah, according to cops. The 44-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting a female bodybuilder inside of a C...
23:34, 07/12/2019

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major earthquakes over the past week, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
23:34, 07/12/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Fr...
23:34, 07/12/2019

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to victory in Stage 7 of the Tour de France There was no significant movement in the overall standings: Tour rookie Giulio Ciccone kept the yellow jersey with a six-second lead over Julian Alaphilippe....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Hassan breaks women's mile world record, GB's Muir sets new PB "Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands broke the 23-year-old women’s mile world record on Friday when she clocked four minutes 12.33 seconds in a race dedicated to former American runner Gabe Grunewald, who died from cancer last month at the age of 32."...
00:17, 07/13/2019

The Life Cycle of a Beach Read The cover is clean and brand-new, the pages are crisp — and then your vacation begins. Jessica Olien illustrates the path to the dog-eared and waterlogged....
00:51, 07/13/2019

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Acosta resignation: 'I hate to see this happen,' says Trump – video The US labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Donald Trump announced the news on Friday wit...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Chinese, Indian communities in Canada can be used for ‘hostile-state activity’: officials Obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information law, the report's release comes ahead of a federal election in which Canada's relations with China and India as well as fears of foreign-government interference are likely to figure pro...
01:34, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid $350G to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say Financier Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to two potential witnesses against him in his sex trafficking case, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in a bid to keep the 66-year-old behind bars until trial....
01:34, 07/13/2019

Court rules against Oracle in $10 billion military cloud computing dispute A federal judge denied Oracle’s motion to block the Pentagon's cloud computing contract, siding with the agency and Amazon Web Services in a contentious eight-month-long legal battle....
02:00, 07/13/2019

Jesse Watters: Dems 'the party of open borders and that's just a fact' Is the Democratic Party advocating for open borders? Fox News' Jesse Watters thinks they are after addressing their reaction to President Trump's defense of upcoming Immigration and Custom's Enforcement (ICE) raids....
02:00, 07/13/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
02:17, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.48 billion...
02:17, 07/13/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
02:51, 07/13/2019

AI Weekly: Highlights from VentureBeat’s AI conference Transform VentureBeat held its largest AI conference to date this week, bringing together startups and the biggest AI companies in the world. Here are the highlights.Read More...
03:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
03:17, 07/13/2019

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
03:51, 07/13/2019

Stunning footage shows giant manta ray ask snorkeler for help A giant manta ray was recorded appearing to seek help from a snorkeler in Australia to remove metal hooks from her face. Stunning footage showed the 10-foot sea creature attempt to get the attention of the snorkeling instructor, Jake Wilton, in Ninga...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Man socked in the face after absent-mindedly buzzing in robber Careful whom you let inside. A robber punched a Hell’s Kitchen man in the face and snatched his cellphone — as he stood in his own home — after he absent-mindedly buzzed the crook into the building, according to police. The 30-year-old man was at his...
05:34, 07/13/2019

Angels players wear number 45 in tribute to Tyler Skaggs Every Los Angeles Angels player wore number 45 on Friday night in tribute to teammate Tyler Skaggs, a pitcher who was found dead in a Texas hotel room earlier this month....
06:34, 07/13/2019

Judge dismisses disorderly conduct citation issued against Georgia mother after her toddler urinated in a gas station parking lot (WAGT) A Georgia mother is no longer being charged with disorderly conduct after a deputy saw her toddler son urinate in a gas station parking lot back in April. Charges were dropped Thursday against Brooke Johns, who was almost nine months pregnant ...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learne...
09:34, 07/13/2019

Ex-Knick Tyson Chandler joins Harden, Westbrook in Houston Former New York Knick Tyson Chandler will be playing with Mike D’Antoni again. The free-agent center, who will be entering his 19th NBA season, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets on Friday, according to an ESPN. The 36-year-old ...
10:51, 07/13/2019

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
11:00, 07/13/2019

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
11:00, 07/13/2019

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24....
11:00, 07/13/2019

Prosecutors: Evidence Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses and is worth more than $500M Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein tampered with witnesses, has net worth of more than $500M, prosecutors allege, arguing he should not get bail        ...
11:17, 07/13/2019

Five hospitalized on seventh day of Pamplona bull run Five people were hospitalized for injuries suffered on the seventh day of the running of the bulls at the annual San Fermin festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona on Saturday, the Red Cross said....
11:17, 07/13/2019

New Zealand's first gun buyback event a success, police say Police on Saturday labeled New Zealand's first firearms buy-back event a success, after 169 individuals handed in 224 prohibited firearms in the city of Christchurch....
11:17, 07/13/2019

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
11:17, 07/13/2019

Xbox Live Free Game WARNING: Download Rocket League on Xbox One now before its gone Xbox One owners can now try out another excellent game for free this weekend, but it won't be available all that much longer so make the most of it whilst you still can....
12:00, 07/13/2019

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
12:17, 07/13/2019

Why do light-skinned women dominate the pop charts? From K-pop stars to Beyoncé, the issue of colourism remains rife in the music industryIt seems every conversation about colourism in pop music must come back to Beyoncé. So it was when Mathew Knowles, record exec, former Destiny’s Child manager and B...
12:34, 07/13/2019

Amarnath Yatra Suspended From Jammu To Srinagar The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest shutdown, police said....
12:51, 07/13/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
12:51, 07/13/2019

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
13:17, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep live stream: how to watch Wimbledon 2019 ladies' final 2019 online from anywhere For many the greatest women’s player of all time, Serena Williams, is out to draw level with Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles as she faces Simona Halep today in the 2019 Wimbledon final. Making her first appearance on thi...
14:00, 07/13/2019

LA’s Finest: the Bad Boys spin-off where Jessica Alba says “Really?” a lot With its unrelenting banter and heavy-handed characters, this buddy-cop series is perfect hangover TV – but nothing moreAs I have been told throughout my life (that’s childhood, adolescence, adulthood, an argument I had with my cousin in 1998 about t...
15:17, 07/13/2019

'My mother-in-law called me Walter White': how magic mushrooms rescued me from grief After our daughter’s death I was overwhelmed by pain and anxiety. Microdosing home-grown mushrooms helped me copeIt was spring when my wife’s waters broke, three months early. We rushed to hospital, terrified. If our daughter arrived now, she might n...
15:17, 07/13/2019

Reporting on Glastonbury 2019: 'it's a cultural event unlike any other' The Guardian’s music editor on mould-breaking headliners, round-the-clock liveblogs … and gong bathsDrenched in sweat, dancing inside a cage to propulsive disco-house surrounded by toned young men, the thought suddenly hits me: we’ve got to make a ne...
15:17, 07/13/2019

Glenn Greenwald has faced pushback for his reporting before. But not like this. The polarizing U.S. journalist, known for his role in the Snowden case, has turned his focus on a popular official in Brazil — and drawn death threats....
15:17, 07/13/2019

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
16:17, 07/13/2019

Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee It took just three days of working full time at an Amazon “fulfillment center” outside of Louisville, Kentucky, for Emily Guendelsberger’s body to break down. She’d been warned by her supervisors that it would be physically demanding. She’d be on her...
16:51, 07/13/2019

Alternative To Lakshman Jhula Over Ganga Soon: Trivendra Singh Rawat The Uttarakhand government has decided to build a bridge across the Ganga in Rishikesh as an alternative to the iconic Lakshman Jhula which was closed due to safety reasons, Chief Minister Trivendra......
17:17, 07/13/2019

Binotto: No doubt Vettel is fully committed to Ferrari and F1 Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes there is no doubt that Sebastian Vettel is "fully committed" to a future in Formula 1 with the Italian team...
17:34, 07/13/2019

Dunlop "back on my feet" after Superbike Southern 100 smash Multiple Isle of Man TT winner Michael Dunlop says he is "back on my feet" having broken his pelvis in a crash during a Superbike race at the Southern 100....
17:34, 07/13/2019

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
18:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
18:00, 07/13/2019

De Gendt wins stage as Alaphilippe attacks to take back yellow "Thomas De Gendt rode to a solo win to take Stage 8 of the Tour de France, while Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the overall lead and ensured that a French rider will be wearing the yellow jersey on Bastille Day."...
18:17, 07/13/2019

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More. The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world....
18:51, 07/13/2019

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during...
20:17, 07/13/2019

Massive Mudslide Block Chandigarh-Shimla Highway Massive mudslides hit the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway between Parwanoo and Solan towns in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday owing to heavy overnight rains, that led to traffic snarls and posed a......
20:17, 07/13/2019

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
20:51, 07/13/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
22:00, 07/13/2019

Thom Yorke review – a bard for hard times Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Philharmonie de ParisDancing like no one’s watching, with club beats bubbling under, Yorke brings a happy, dreamy dimension to his solo tourAn enthusiastic amateur for years, Thom Yorke’s career as a dancer really took off...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Sudanese protesters demand justice following mass killings Crowds gather in Khartoum and other cities after deaths of over 120 peaceful demonstratorsTens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of towns and cities across Sudan on Saturday calling for justice for pro-democracy protesters killed by s...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Mike Francesa rips Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen during interview: 'You've done a lousy job' As the Mets' season continues to spiral, the legendary New York radio host went off on the team's GM during an interview.       ...
00:17, 07/14/2019

Woody Harrelson is the new king of Wimbledon Consider this a public service announcement for anyone who saw Woody Harrelson trending on Twitter today, and worried that something terrible had happened to the three-time Oscar nominee: He’s fine. Possibly even fantastic, as far as we can tell, bec...
02:34, 07/14/2019

Serena's search for the elusive 'number 24' goes on Just how badly things were going for Serena Williams in Saturday's Wimbledon final against Simona Halep was summed up by a booming plea that came from the crowd: "Wake up Serena!"...
02:51, 07/14/2019

Cycling: Alaphilippe reclaims yellow and Pinot impresses in French tour de force Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the Tour de France's yellow jersey and Thibaut Pinot underlined his title credentials as the French pair highly impressed in a spectacular eighth-stage finale on Saturday....
02:51, 07/14/2019

Bottas denies Hamilton his home British GP pole Valtteri Bottas beat crowd favourite and Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton by the blink of an eye on Saturday to deny his Mercedes team mate a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position....
02:51, 07/14/2019

‘I had no time for emotions’: Halep on her fearless defeat of Williams The Romanian took less than an hour to demolish the seven-times Wimbledon champion. But we shouldn’t write off Williams just yetLast month, Simona Halep was asked what she thought when the word “grass” came up. She replied: “Picnics.” Now the 27-year...
03:17, 07/14/2019

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted — students....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on the Nazi dictator....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Wimbledon: Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win second Grand Slam Simona Halep was nearly flawless in her first Wimbledon final, quickly dispatching Serena Williams in straight sets to win the championship. It is the second Grand Slam title win for the Romanian....
03:17, 07/14/2019

MLB trade deadline drama could go down to the wire On the day after the 2018 All-Star Game, the Orioles traded Manny Machado to the Dodgers. The next day, the Padres dealt Brad Hand to the Indians. Two days after the 2019 All-Star Game, the Thunder traded Russell Westbrook to the Rockets for Chris Pa...
03:17, 07/14/2019

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an era of noxious “tough on crime” politics. Another...
03:34, 07/14/2019

John Carpenter and Anthony Burch Are Co-Writing a New Joker Comic The Joker? Oh, you mean the Joker? No, no, the Joker. Lately, there are a lot of Jokers. The newest one is being written by John Carpenter. Read more......
03:34, 07/14/2019

ISRO Chandrayaan 2 Mission: When And Where To Watch Live Streaming Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have been designed and made in India, and it will use its most powerful rocket launcher, GSLV Mk III, to carry the 2.4 tonne orbiter....
03:34, 07/14/2019

Barcelona transfer news: Will Neymar follow Antoine Griezmann to Camp Nou? As one transfer saga ends, another one rumbles on. Barcelona have finally signed Antoine Griezmann, a year later than they had hoped, but what about Neymar?...
03:34, 07/14/2019

Nobody Had More Fun Watching Wimbledon Than Woody Harrelson Did Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah defeated French duo Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-3 in a match that lasted nearly five hours to become the first Colombian players to win a Grand Slam men’s doubles ti...
03:51, 07/14/2019

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect ci...
04:34, 07/14/2019

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being a weak leader, moderate Dems of being ...
05:00, 07/14/2019

Mom whose embryo was wrongly implanted in Queens woman tells all Weeks of legal wrangling and a secret courtroom proceeding left Anni Manukyan and her husband Ashot afraid they’d never see the son they didn’t initially know they had....
05:00, 07/14/2019

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 d...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Computer password inventor Fernando Corbato dies at 93 Computer security just lost one of its founders. Fernando "Corby" Corbato, credited with inventing the computer password, has died at the age of 93. The MIT researcher devised the concept of password-protected user accounts when establishing his Co...
06:00, 07/14/2019

'Devastated and heartbroken': NYC power outage cancels Broadway shows, Jennifer Lopez concert Scores of Broadway shows and even a Jennifer Lopez concert at Madison Square Garden Saturday night came to a halt as a massive power outage left more than 61,000 customers in the dark. ...
06:17, 07/14/2019

Mueller Testimony Before Congress Is Delayed a Week The much-anticipated congressional testimony of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been pushed back a week to July 24, lawmakers said on Friday....
06:34, 07/14/2019

Giannis says he's at '60 percent' of his potential Despite coming off a dominant MVP season that saw him lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo says "there's a lot of things I can improve on."...
07:00, 07/14/2019

Paper Round: Maguire angry over Leicester exit "Harry Maguire wants out, Manchester United won\u0027t sell on the cheap, Arsenal bid for Kieran Tierney and Philippe Coutinho is open to a Liverpool return."...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Wolff surprised by Mercedes front row lockout at British GP Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff said he was 'surprised' to see Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton claim the front row in qualifying for the British Grand Prix...
07:51, 07/14/2019

NYC schools investigator alleges he was denied promotion because of race Thomas Chin claims in his Manhattan federal suit that his bosses at the Special Commissioner of Investigation’s Office routinely passed him over, despite a stellar track record of investigating sexual-abuse cases involving students....
07:51, 07/14/2019

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson an...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Michael Jackson fans sue alleged abuse victims for 'damaging memory of the dead' When Michael Jackson superfan Myriam Walter first saw the HBO "Leaving Neverland" documentary, in which two key witnesses gave a graphic account of sexual abuse at the hands of the star, she said she cried and wanted to vomit....
08:34, 07/14/2019

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
08:34, 07/14/2019

From the archive: When Melvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall The broadcaster is charmed by one of Hollywood’s icons as she arrives in Plymouth to do Tennessee WilliamsMelvyn Bragg met Lauren Bacall, then 60, for the Observer Magazine while she was on tour in Sweet Bird of Youth, which had just started its Lond...
08:34, 07/14/2019

Are British shoppers finally ditching skinny jeans? The ever present look is giving way to styles such as ‘mom jeans’ – but sales show skinny jeans are refusing to dieThey are the fashion trend that has refused to die, but there are signs that 20 years after Kate Moss and a selection of indie rockers ...
08:34, 07/14/2019

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer wa...
08:34, 07/14/2019

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Na...
10:00, 07/14/2019

| De Ligt close to Juventus after skipping Ajax training camp Matthijs de Ligt is closing in on a move to Juventus after Ajax announced he will skip the Dutch champions pre-season training camp due to his expected departure....
11:17, 07/14/2019

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the r...
12:34, 07/14/2019

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
13:34, 07/14/2019

Armed man killed in police confrontation at ICE detention center in Tacoma Police in Tacoma, Wash., said an armed man who threw homemade incendiaries at a federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement was shot and killed Saturday....
14:17, 07/14/2019