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Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board

The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the n...

Report Staffers Protesting Against 'Privatisation': Railway Board

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Trump’s staffers are starting to worry about Elizabeth Warren: report President Trump’s staffers reportedly are starting to worry about Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose campaign is gaining steam. Trump has told donors that the candidate he had dismissed as “Pocahontas’’ because she has claimed to be part Native American is...
11:51, 06/16/2019

U.K. Parliament report: Staffers say they were propositioned, berated, assigned to vacuum Latest report focuses on complaints and concerns of staff members as allegations of inappropriate behavior have reached the top levels of government....
21:00, 07/12/2019

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO’s second-term prospects in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:51, 06/21/2019

|Nationalisation,privatisation,land:WhatMandelatoldbusinessin1990stillresonatestoday Almost three decades ago, Nelson Mandela addressed a conference of 300 business executives on questions that South Africa still grapples with, including nationalisation, privitisation, a living wage land reform, inequality, public finances, unions an...
18:34, 07/18/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis: report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
15:17, 05/01/2019

BMW board to decide on future of CEO Krueger at July meeting, report says A German newspaper reported that if BMW CEO Harald Krueger doesn't get a contract extension, there are two internal frontrunners for the top job, but there has been no formal decision....
01:34, 06/28/2019

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets, report says The compromise on French government influence over a combined FCA-Renault may clear the way for Renault's board to approve a framework agreement beginning the long process of a full merger, unless new issues surface at the meeting....
17:51, 06/04/2019

Revealed: creeping privatisation of London parks in summer Exclusive figures show extent to which London councils are using parks for ticketed music festivals such as Wireless and other paid events to plug budget gapsAs chugging guitars reverberated over Finsbury Park last Sunday afternoon, crowds streamed t...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Apple Finds Issue With Logic Board in Some 2018 MacBook Air Units: Report Apple has identified a logic board issue in a "very small number" of 2018 MacBook Air units and is offering a free replacement of the component to the owners of the affected computers....
15:17, 07/01/2019

Trump 'not on board' with Jeff Sessions running for Alabama Senate seat: report President Donald Trump is reportedly opposed to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to reclaim his old Alabama Senate seat, according to comments made by Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. to "The Hill" on Thursday. ...
04:00, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain to renationalise probation services after failed privatisation The British government will renationalise the management of probation services in England and Wales five years after a heavily criticised programme of privatisation was deemed to have put members of the public at risk....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Sonia Gandhi Accuses Centre Of Taking "First Step" To Privatisation UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday opposed in Lok Sabha a railway ministry proposal to corporatize its production units, including the Modern Coach Factory in her Lok Sabha constituency of Rae......
15:17, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Privatisation of Slovenia's Abanka will see it merge with domestic rival Slovenia said on Wednesday that its second biggest bank Nova KBM (NKBM) will buy the country's No. 3 lender Abanka after submitting the winning bid in a scheme to privatise the lender....
18:51, 06/19/2019

A Trump administration source poured cold water on a report that Derek Kan is being considered for the Fed board AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta A news report on Friday said the White House was thinking of nominating Derek Kan for one of the two open seats on the Board of Governors. But Kan is not being seriously considered for a spot on the Federal Reserve board...
01:17, 05/18/2019

Legal expert Dagmar Valcarcel to join Deutsche Bank's supervisory board: report Dagmar Valcarcel, a legal expert, will join Deutsche Bank's supervisory board, German newspaper Handelsblatt said on Wednesday without naming its sources....
22:00, 07/10/2019

A chilling report suggests the pilot on MH370 may have cut off oxygen inside the cabin, 'gently' killing the more than 200 passengers on board before crashing Ng Han Guan/AP Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, eventually crashing and killing all 239 on board. William Langewiesche in The Atlantic's July cover story unearthed new findings that lend credence to the theory that Zaharie A...
02:51, 06/18/2019

Why Hong Kong Is Protesting (and May Do So Again) As China seeks to assert greater control over Hong Kong, the city’s 7.5 million people regularly display a penchant for protest. Recent demonstrations forced the local government to suspend consideration of a bill that would have allowed extraditions...
05:51, 07/02/2019

Essen 2018: The best board games from the biggest board game con Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. This past weekend, tens of thousands of tabletop gaming fanatics made a pilgrimage to the German city of E...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains board seat in new proposed board: source Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a source told Reuters on Friday, as he plans to run for Taiwan's presidential election....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains board seat on proposed board: source Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, as he plans to run for Taiwan's presidential election....
13:51, 05/10/2019

Trump Says Thousands of Brits Are Protesting Because They Love Him The last time Donald Trump visited the UK and made a joint appearance with Prime Minister Theresa May, things quickly devolved into one of the president’s most unhinged press conferences to date. But a year has passed, things have changed, and Trump ...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Georgians Have Now Been Protesting Russian Interference for a Week. Here’s Why Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Georgia’s capital city Tbilisi since June 20 in protest against Russian interference, the largest demonstrations in over seven years. Shouting “Russia is an occupier” and burni...
19:17, 06/27/2019

North and South Carolina Teachers Are Protesting Again On May Day, thousands of teachers in North and South Carolina took to the streets yet again to protest low pay and unacceptable conditions in their schools, according to CNN....
15:51, 05/02/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
19:00, 06/11/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
17:17, 07/15/2019

Google’s staff banned from protesting YouTube under the company’s banner Google has warned its employees that those who plan to ride the company’s sponsored float will not be allowed to protest against YouTube’s LGBTQ+ policy decisions.  The tech giant points out it would be in violation of the company’s code of conduct. ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

2 Former Jezebel Staffers Wrote a Book About Men. Wow Yes, Tara Jacoby and Madeleine Davies, erstwhile Jezebel employees, have written a book about the thing they know the most about: men! Excerpt below....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Park Slope residents labeled hypocrites for protesting homeless shelter Residents of liberal Park Slope are angrily ramping up their battle to block two towering new homeless shelters in their midst — but other locals are blasting them as hypocrites....
01:51, 06/16/2019

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.        ...
00:00, 06/10/2019

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
09:51, 06/15/2019

CBS staffers left in the dark amid major changes CBS is in chaos amid a massive shake up at the network’s news division that will have Gayle King crowned queen of the morning show as soon as Monday, The Post has learned. As The Post first reported Thursday, CBS News head Susan Zirinsky has major ch...
05:51, 05/04/2019

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

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
01:34, 06/01/2019

‘Protesting grandpa’ arrested after 34 hours perched in tree to fight Trans Mountain Pipeline "I'm more afraid of climate change than I am of jail, and I'm willing to risk arrest to send a message to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau," said the 71-year-old....
17:51, 05/01/2019

Hundreds of Astronomers Denounce Arrest of Native Hawaiians Protesting Thirty Meter Telescope All week, opponents to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) have been putting their bodies on the line to prevent construction from starting on top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. Now these opponents, who are largely Native Hawaiian, are finding allies among an u...
02:51, 07/19/2019

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of child migrants being held in detention facilities along the southern border....
06:34, 07/19/2019

PA state Democrat offers reward for internet to 'doxx' three teenagers protesting Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat and LGBT activist, offered a $100 reward for anyone who could release the personal information of three young girls protesting outside of a Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood....
02:51, 05/07/2019

Noida TV Channel Gets Notice Over Its Name, Logo After Staffers Arrested The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued a notice to the owners of Nation Live, the news channel that aired content allegedly defaming UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, for operating......
00:51, 06/14/2019

Extremely Calm President Trots Out Parade of Staffers to Say How Not Mad He Is President Donald Trump spoke on Thursday about a new plan to bail out America’s farmers to the tune of $16 billion dollars (socialism?) as his ongoing trade war with China continues to impact the agricultural industry. At least, that was what he was ...
01:17, 05/24/2019

‘Rent’s Anthony Rapp has new ‘respect’ for Trump staffers "Rent" actor Anthony Rapp said he had a “newfound respect” for Trump administration staffers after meeting several last week in Washington to discuss arts funding....
03:34, 05/13/2019

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “slapp...
19:34, 06/28/2019

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is represented by the NewsGuild....
02:51, 06/18/2019

PR Protests: Why Daddy Yankee, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Ricky Martin Are Protesting the Puerto Rico Governor Demonstrators are calling for Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after publication of sexist, homophobic, and macabre text messages....
19:51, 07/19/2019

Staffers at ‘out of control’ Brooklyn school threatened, injured by students A highly regarded Brooklyn school has become a zoo where students threaten teachers and roam the halls, injuring each other and adults, desperate staffers told The Post. Among a spate of incidents since January at It Takes a Village Academy in Flatbu...
03:34, 05/26/2019

Sales staffers sue Hendrick, await class-action ruling The Florida lawsuit against Hendrick Automotive Group and 33 former Rick Hendrick Chevrolet Naples employees alleges the company and dealership fraudulently underpaid sales commissions....
06:17, 05/20/2019

Staffsource: Ars staffers share their favorite books to get lost in this summer Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the things you've been meaning to do—like get your to-be-read (TBR) pile down to a manageable size (if that's even possible). As the longer days with better weather...
14:17, 05/23/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
06:00, 07/20/2019

Staffers at violent Brooklyn HS fear retaliation from politically connected principal Staffers at a violence-plagued Brooklyn high school say they fear speaking up about the dangerous environment because the assistant principal is politically connected. Tommy Torres, a Democratic district leader who ran for City Council in 2017, poste...
07:17, 05/12/2019

Probe finds mental health patient died when staffers piled on him A South Carolina mental health patient died when staffers jumped on him in an attempt to restrain him, according to a report. A probe into the death of 35-year-old William Avant determined he was suffocated at G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital in ...
21:51, 07/19/2019

CBS holds bizarre ‘pep rally’ for staffers amid ‘Evening News’ shake-up Norah O'Donnell, news division president Susan Zirinsky and new executive producer Kim Godwin starred in taped “music video” set to a DJ Khaled song....
23:34, 07/11/2019

John Delaney's Campaign Staffers Are Reportedly Begging Him to Quit the Race John Delaney’s campaign for president isn’t looking... great, we’ll say. Axios reported this morning that Delaney’s senior staff “sat him down and told him to drop out” of the race by the middle of August, throwing in the towel on a costly campaign t...
18:51, 07/19/2019

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've ...
03:34, 07/04/2019

Dutch railway to pay out €50m over role in Holocaust State-owned operator transported 102,000 Jews to Nazi death camps The Dutch railway has accepted a recommendation that it pay up to €50m (£45m) to relatives of thousands of people it transported to Nazi death camps during the second world war.Roger v...
16:51, 06/27/2019

This Railway Runs Right Through a Soccer Field Imagine the ideal day for a soccer game in the Slovakian Ore Mountains: blue skies, a competitive team, warm sun, and... a train running right in front of your field of vision? You must be at the town of Dobroč’s soccer field!...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Transneft authorises railway shipment of 100,000 T of oil in May Russia's oil pipeline monopoly Transneft will authorise Russian Railways to transport 100,000 tonnes of crude oil in May due to pipeline contamination, the state railway operator said on its website....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Inside Facebook: Social network under fire but staffers show no signs of pressure Facebook is under fire from all corners of the globe but anyone who attended the tech giant’s International Press Day would have no idea, as things appear just fine inside Mark Zuckerberg’s sprawling Silicon Valley headquarters....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a source close to the situation told Fox News....
06:34, 05/25/2019

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
00:34, 07/02/2019

Dutch railway to compensate Holocaust survivors At a ceremony in Utrecht, the head of the Dutch state rail company announced compensation for survivors and families of the 100,000 Holocaust victims sent on Dutch trains to Nazi death camps....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Railway Cop Saves Passenger Who Tried To Get Off Moving Train A Railway Protection Force constable has saved the life of a passenger who had fallen between platform and train while getting down from the train at Bhubaneswar railway station, an official said......
01:51, 06/25/2019

Cuba tries to revive its once-great railway network Cuba’s railway system is undergoing a major overhaul, with the government pushing a program to revamp the decrepit and aging network with new cars and locomotives in the hope of restoring a rail service that was once the envy of Latin America...
18:17, 05/23/2019

Next stop, home: We live next to a steam railway Will Brown and Marie Willey, the fashion designers behind Old Town, transformed a crumbling bungalow alongside a Norfolk railway, drawing inspiration from their utilitarian clothingThere is a certain kind of British modernism that is inherently appea...
18:17, 06/08/2019

10 of Europe’s best hostels near city railway stations Don’t go the extra mile for a bed in Europe’s great cities. From Rome to Vienna, Berlin to Barcelona, here are 10 great hostels just a short hop from the trainAll five Clink hostels can be found near train stations: two in King’s Cross in London, and...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan...
21:51, 07/21/2019

Major Railway Stations To Have Security Access Like Airports Major railway stations would have access control system at par with security arrangements seen at airports across the country to ensure top-grade safety of the passengers and goods....
10:17, 06/05/2019

UP Journalist Claims He Was Abused By Railway Cops For "Exposing" Them Amit Sharma, the Uttar Pradesh journalist who was brutally beaten up on a video on Tuesday, has today claimed that he was targeted by Railway personnel for "exposing" their illegal activity....
20:51, 06/14/2019

Canadian Pacific Railway reports 33% rise in profit Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
15:34, 07/16/2019

4 Railway Policemen Charged For Thrashing Journalist In Shamli, UP Four railway policemen, including a station house officer, were booked for allegedly beating up a journalist in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Thursday....
10:17, 06/13/2019

10 of the best railway hotels in Europe: readers’ travel tips A friendly welcome and comfortable bed are just the tonic after a long journey: our tipsters know the best hotels near stations from the Med to the TirolCerbère is the last village in France before Spain on the Mediterranean coast. It’s a quiet seasi...
10:51, 05/02/2019

Nearly £50,000 raised for railway enthusiasts whose show was trashed by vandals A fundraiser in support of model railway enthusiasts whose exhibition was destroyed by vandals has attracted a deluge of donations approaching £50,000 in less than 24 hours....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Happy That There Will Be Continuity: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Piyush Goyal took charge of the railway ministry on Friday and said he was happy that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reassigned the portfolio to him as it would mean "continuity" in the work of the......
17:34, 05/31/2019

Australia's Mt Isa zinc railway reopens to freight after February floods A railway that carries zinc from major producers such as Glencore across Australia's outback has reopened to freight trains, the line's owner Queensland Rail said on Monday....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday....
01:00, 07/11/2019

China Railway Construction says won't work with UBS on dollar-bond sale China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has decided not to cooperate with UBS for a planned dollar-bond sale, a spokesman at the Chinese infrastructure giant told Reuters on Monday....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Couple SLAMMED for hanging off railway train in 'dangerous' snap TRAVEL bloggers Camille & Jean caused a stir when they posted a picture from Ella, Sri Lanka. The Instagram snap appears to show them hanging off a train....
15:17, 05/05/2019

Railway Ticket Reservation: 10 Points About 'Connecting Journey Booking' For linking of two PNRs, the journey terminating station (or principal station) of main journey should match with journey originating station/boarding station (or principal station) of connecting......
16:17, 05/25/2019

Small firms in railway arches were 'overlooked' during £1.46bn sale Network Rail overlooked the impact on small business tenants when it sold off thousands of properties in converted railway arches for £1.46bn, the spending watchdog has found....
09:34, 05/02/2019

Senior Railway Police Officer Charged For Molesting Woman On Train A complaint has been lodged against a senior Railway Protection Force officer today for allegedly sexually assaulting a railway official's wife on a train in Madhya Pradesh. The incident happened on......
15:51, 07/15/2019

Travel bloggers DEFEND hanging out of train in 'dangerous' railway snap TRAVEL bloggers Camille & Jean went viral when they posted a 'foolish' picture from Ella, Sri Lanka. They have since defended the controversial move....
15:00, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Italy's state railway picks Atlantia for Alitalia rescue Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Ferrovie said on Monday....
22:17, 07/15/2019

Cyclone Vayu: Western Railway Cancels Trains, Here's The Full List IRCTC: In addition to this, various safety and security precautions are also being taken by Western Railway for train passengers of these prone areas under its jurisdiction -Veraval, Okha, Porbandar,......
17:00, 06/13/2019

Britain's love affair with trains ran out of steam. Here's how its railway network compares with others Britain has a love-hate relationship with its railways. The Victorians pioneered the country's modern rail system, which has inspired children's stories from Paddington Bear to Thomas the Tank Engine, and the beloved InterCity 125 train holds the wor...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Southern Railway Hiring Opens For Data Jobs, Eligibility, Details Here Railway Recruitment 2019: The Southern Railway is inviting online applications for these posts through online basis only and applications sent by post will not be entertained, Southern Railway's......
18:34, 06/04/2019

After Heat Stroke Deaths, Jhansi, Gwalior Railway Stations To Give ORS Other than tea, coffee, soft drinks and water, oral rehydration salts (ORS) will now be available for passengers at railway stations coming under Jhansi Division....
18:00, 06/15/2019

IRCTC Special Northern Railway Trains: Routes, Timings, Details Here IRCTC: Indian Railways' northern division Northern Railwayhas started special trains to clear rush during the summer season, Northern Railwaysaid in a notification...
18:17, 05/09/2019

SK Telecom applies Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing to railway network The application of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing technology on networks in railway will boost the data transfer rate on trains from 10Gbps to 100Gbps, the telco said....
07:00, 07/11/2019

Couples hang off railway carriages in death-defying Instagram trend TOURISTS have been warned not to take risky pictures as they travel through Ella, Sri Lanka. This hasn't stopped many from sharing death-defying snaps....
17:00, 05/09/2019

This Is How Maryam Sharif Is Protesting Her Father Nawaz Sharif's Arrest Maryam Nawaz Sharif has found an unusual way to put forward her demand for the release of her father, former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from jail....
05:34, 07/20/2019

Peru's Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra told Reuters on Friday that China might partner with Bolivia and Peru on a massive intercontinental railway project that Peru once dismissed as too costly when pitched by China nearly three years ago....
10:34, 05/18/2019

Metal thieves steal 56 tonne, 75 foot central section of Russian railway bridge Authorities in Russia are investigating after a former train bridge was broken apart by thieves who then allegedly stole central sections of the structure....
19:17, 06/05/2019

South Western Railway strike: Royal Ascot racegoers face travel chaos as five-day walkout gets under way Thousands of racegoers heading to Royal Ascot face travel chaos this week as a five-day strike in the long-running dispute over guards on trains gets under way....
14:17, 06/17/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications direc...
23:00, 05/21/2019

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Sanders campaign adopts workplace 'Campaign Equity Blueprint,' including 'buddy system' for staffers Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday unveiled a new "Campaign Equity Blueprint" that calls for a "buddy system" to protect staffers, as well as a recruitment system that deliberately tries to include at least "two women or minority candidates" in fina...
23:51, 05/07/2019

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot ...
23:00, 05/25/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Vandals destroy years of work as they wreck model railway exhibits worth thousands of pounds prior to enthusiasts' annual show Model railway enthusiasts today told of their devastation after vandals broke into a sports hall before a show and destroyed "irreplaceable" exhibits....
06:51, 05/20/2019

South Western Railway investigating after driver 'broadcasts porn on train tannoy' South Western Railway is investigating after a driver appeared to broadcast porn on a train's tannoy, much to the bemusement of the passengers on board....
17:34, 05/11/2019

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
16:00, 06/18/2019

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
10:51, 06/19/2019

London Zone 3 homes from £150k: new shared-ownership homes part of Cricklewood's £4.5bn revamp of former railway land The £4.5 billion redevelopment in this north-west London neighbourhood is bringing 7,500 homes, three new schools, four parks and a new Thameslink station....
14:17, 07/02/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
19:51, 06/20/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report o...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Bulletin Board Graduation guidance, e-learning around the globe, a scholarship program for refugees — and more. A collection of views and news from a special report on Learning....
06:17, 06/07/2019

When MAXs Fly Again, Will Passengers Get on Board? Boeing’s 737 MAX could return to service as soon as this summer after the jet’s world-wide grounding in March. Can it win back the confidence of pilots and passengers in time?...
04:17, 05/13/2019

Here's what you need to know about the College Board's new SAT score The roughly 2 million fledgling college students who take out their No. 2 pencils for the SAT each year will now be assigned a score reflecting not only math and verbal skills but also their social and economic backgrounds....
10:00, 05/19/2019

The Best Board Game Ever, Now Cheaper Than Ever I realize that you’re not used to paying $93 for a board game, but you should make an exception for Gloomhaven. It’s Board Game Geek’s #1 board game ever, and is “astoundingly good” according to Ars Technica. Hell, it weighs 20 pounds! It was also a ...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Company Of Heroes Is Now A Board Game Relic’s classic Company of Heroes is, on the PC at least, the perfect RTS. It’s now trying to do something similar on a tabletop, with the impending release of a board game version of the game....
02:51, 06/05/2019

Make a Vision Board With Your Kids Visualization can be a powerful mental exercise that helps you define what you want, perceive it and believe that you can make it happen. There are stories of it working on a grand scale (ever heard about how Jim Carrey wrote himself a $10 million ac...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run Seven months after he was canned by President Trump, ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions remains mired in the commander in chief’s doghouse, and likely won’t get White House backing if he decides to run for his old Senate seat. Alabama Sen. Richard She...
22:34, 07/11/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest on board.Greenpeac...
02:34, 06/10/2019

The new Raspberry Pi 4 board has a serious USB-C charging issue you should know about The Raspberry Pi 4 board was launched only a few weeks ago, featuring up to 4GB of RAM, support for 4K displays and USB-C connectivity. But buyers only needed a few weeks to discover their brand new mini-computers pack a serious USB-C issue that coul...
13:51, 07/10/2019

The Best Board Game You Can Play On Your Phone Phones are of course great to play actual video games on, but they’re also quietly one of the best platforms around to play digital adaptations of board games as well, whether you’re after traditional fare like Monopoly or something more recent, like...
05:51, 05/07/2019

The futuristic train that's complete with an on-board gym We check out the concept train, designed Germany's state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, that could give a glimpse into the future of the daily commute....
05:00, 07/02/2019

GE Investors Gather to Elect New Board General Electric Chairman and CEO Larry Culp, who joined the company just a year ago, is expected to answer questions from investors at the shareholder meeting in Tarrytown, N.Y....
12:34, 05/08/2019

New man on the board to clean up Deutsche Bank's act The Qatari-backed lawyer tasked with trying to draw a line under Deutsche Bank's regulatory scandals has risen rapidly at the German bank, jumping to the management board after three years as a "sparring partner" on the bank's supervisory body....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
06:34, 06/17/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/01/2019

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as the lender tries to recover from a scandal tying accounts at branches in the Baltics to suspected money laundering....
11:00, 05/13/2019

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none...
08:51, 06/07/2019

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Buster Keaton approached the Life magazine film critic Robert E Sherwood, to write a script set on an u...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
18:51, 06/10/2019

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
16:51, 06/27/2019

Investor claims FirstGroup board 'destructive' An activist investor in bus and rail operator FirstGroup has claimed its board is "destructive" as it seeks to shake up the company's management team....
21:34, 05/13/2019

| SABC COO's fate expected to be one of board's first decisions South African Broadcasting Corporation spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu told Fin24 that it is expected that chief operating officer Chris Maroleng’s fate will be one of the first things that the board will have to decide....
20:00, 04/28/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
21:51, 05/02/2019

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic b...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Trump Won’t Nominate Stephen Moore for Fed Board Mr. Moore, who had yet to be formally nominated, appeared unlikely to win Senate confirmation after several Republican lawmakers raised concerns about his past writings denigrating women....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vagues...
04:51, 07/10/2019

Occidental investor set to vote against board due to Anadarko bid T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Monday it intends to vote against the Occidental Petroleum Corp board of directors because the oil company will not allow shareholders to vote on its hostile bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, which T. Rowe Price and oth...
23:51, 05/06/2019

The new Terminator board game is actually worth your time Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Even Terminator has a board game now. In the “golden age” of tabletop gaming, companies and licensing have...
15:34, 07/20/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Big data is changing the world; get on board with this $59 training Big Data is everywhere. And, knowing how to read the digital tea leaves of massive data sets is as close to job security as one can find in 2019. Now, you can train up on data analysis with The Certified Big Data Mastery Bundle, a full 360-degree vie...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Eight great board games we played at PAX Unplugged Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. PAX Unplugged, the tabletop board gaming conference that emerged from the PAX video game conference empire...
01:51, 05/03/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
09:34, 05/17/2019

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt to step down from board Google parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former chairman and chief executive officer of the internet search giant, Eric Schmidt, will step down from its board at the end of his term in June....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, with 82 missing....
16:51, 07/04/2019

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
20:34, 07/12/2019

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
03:00, 07/19/2019

Eric Schmidt to Leave Alphabet Board Eric Schmidt, longtime chief of search giant Google, will leave the board of parent company Alphabet Inc., marking the end of an era for perhaps the company’s most well-known figure....
06:51, 05/01/2019

Bonmarche board changes mind to take £5.7m sale offer Womenswear retailer Bonmarche is recommending its shareholders accept a previously rejected £5.7m bid by billionaire Philip Day, as bad trading conditions continue to hit the chain....
17:34, 06/26/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil wells in the North Sea.Two protesters climbed on to ...
11:17, 06/10/2019

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurr...
21:51, 07/03/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prad...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Board of Supervisors to vote on Stonegarden funds The Pima County Board Of Supervisors plans to vote on the $1.4 million federal grant on Tuesday. The Operation Stonegarden grant is used by Pima County Sheriff’s to pay for overtime, mileage and equipment, so deputies can patrol rural and under...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system. Here are my experiences so far....
13:17, 07/12/2019

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing fl...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant i...
03:34, 07/15/2019

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Moore picks up key backing for potential U.S. Fed board post Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve board, picked up a key endorsement from a Senate Republican on Thursday when Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey said he would be "inclined to support" the conservative comment...
15:34, 05/02/2019

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing. Robert Wideman was sentenced to life without parole an...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game If you never spent a Friday night scouring the racks at Blockbuster for movies and snacks, you clicked on the wrong article. ‘90s kids (and ‘80s babies) knew exactly how much fun could be had by trolling around Blockbuster for an hour or two every we...
03:51, 06/04/2019

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Monse looks to vintage board games for resort collection NEW YORK (AP) — With the sun shining bright after days of rain, Monse’s Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia seated some guests on soft cubes designed as dice as they showed their latest collection outdoors. Resort 2020 was inspired by vintage board g...
01:51, 06/01/2019

| Djokovic says Gimelstob right to quit ATP board, praises contribution Player Council president Novak Djokovic has paid tribute to Justin Gimelstob's work as an ATP board member but said the American had made a "wise" decision to quit. `...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Myanmar plane with 89 on board lands without front wheels Pilot praised after touching down successfully at Mandalay despite failure of landing gear A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, safely putting the jet on the runway with no front wheels on Sunday, an official said.T...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French i...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Indian plane wreckage found; fate of 13 on board not known The Indian air force says it has spotted the wreckage of its AN-32 transport plane nine days after it went missing near the border with China, but the fate of 13 people on board is still not known....
13:51, 06/11/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that highlighted the issue. The MTA spent $1.3 billion i...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Moore, Cain Withdrawals Re-Up Search for Supporters on Fed Board The White House has renewed its quest for Senate-confirmable candidates for the Federal Reserve Board who will reflect President Trump’s economic priorities, after his previous two choices flamed out in a messy public fashion....
20:17, 05/05/2019

War raging between Gannett board, MNG amid hostile takeover bid All out war is raging between the Gannett board and Alden Global-backed MNG Enterprises, which is trying to pull off a hostile $1.36 billion takeover bid of the USA Today publisher. Both sides picked up new support for their causes Thursday as the pr...
05:34, 05/03/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
04:34, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental investor set to vote against board due to Anadarko bid T. Rowe Price Group Inc said on Monday it intends to vote against the Occidental Petroleum Corp board of directors because the company will not allow shareholders to vote on its bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, which T. Rowe Price and other sharehold...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Djokovic backs Gimelstob's decision to quit ATP board World number one Novak Djokovic said Justin Gimelstob made a 'wise decision' to step down from the ATP board of directors but also suggested he might make a return in the future....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun? Last summer...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began well...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The Castles of Burgundy has long been one of ...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Grimes Contests Law Removing Her Power Over Elections Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s secretary of state has challenged a new state law removing her power over the State Board of Elections. Alison Lundergan Grimes claims the action by Republican lawmakers amounts to an unconstitutional infringeme...
15:17, 05/07/2019

‘Baby on Board’ creator is a multi-millionaire with no children The story behind those ubiquitous “Baby On Board” decals is far from boring. In honor of the divisive yellow car window sticker’s 35th birthday, the Washington Post has published its fascinating history. It starts in 1984, and ends with a childless m...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
15:51, 06/13/2019

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
00:34, 06/13/2019

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Alter Your Perception of Board Games With Risk Legacy, Now Under $40 Risk Legacy isn’t the somewhat boring and long-winded Risk game you’re familiar with. No, it’s a game with real stakes and consequences: You’ll draw on the board, rip up cards, and make decisions that can’t be undone over the course of your playing s...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Barclays Activist Concedes Defeat in Bid for Board Seat Activist Edward Bramson conceded defeat in his effort to win a seat on the Barclays board and force a move away from investment banking. But he said his firm could take fresh action if the British lender doesn’t deliver better results this year....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
00:51, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
03:51, 05/28/2019

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. A...
01:51, 05/03/2019

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing the first African American woman on its national governing board. Wilhelmena Rhodes Kelly is from the N...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Foxconn's Gou to keep board seat as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
20:17, 05/10/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
21:17, 07/05/2019

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
10:51, 04/29/2019

Renault board adjourns FCA merger meeting to Wednesday Renault's board has adjourned a meeting to examine the merger proposal pitched last week by Fiat Chrysler until Wednesday afternoon, the French carmaker said....
19:17, 06/04/2019

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was...
16:00, 06/25/2019

MTA board member wants to publicly shame fare beaters A newly appointed MTA board member on Monday called for the public shaming of subway fare beaters. “I would like to see us capturing this behavior on camera and posting it publicly,” Sarah Feinberg, the chair of the MTA bus and transit committee, sai...
18:17, 06/24/2019

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board ROME (AP) — Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti and former ATP executive Weller Evans are the finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on the ATP board. The 10 voting members of the player council chose them from a list of six candidates on Tuesday at...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Broncos kick off NFL training camps with Sanders on board The Denver Broncos are the first NFL team to kick off training camp 2019 with veterans and rookies practicing Thursday       ...
23:51, 07/17/2019

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the board....
16:51, 06/24/2019

Georgia parole board considers clemency for condemned man The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard....
19:51, 06/19/2019

Boeing 737 With 136 On Board Skids On Runway, Falls Into River In US A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St John's River near Jacksonville, Florida, after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said....
05:34, 05/04/2019

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapc...
08:00, 06/09/2019

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyot...
22:34, 05/23/2019

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Said He Was Contacted by White House for Fed Board Job Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said Tuesday he has been approached by White House officials “in recent months” about the possibility of serving on the Fed’s Washington board of governors....
20:17, 06/26/2019

Board reveres clearing of officer in veteran detention GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An appeals board has reversed a decision by western Michigan police to exonerate an officer accused by activists of racial profiling by notifying immigration officials about the arrest of a mentally ill Latino war veteran. ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” ...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders’ approval YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scandal-battered Nissan has won shareholders’ approval for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board. The Japanese automaker had seen profits tumble amid ...
07:17, 06/25/2019

ISS backs activist investor Kimmeridge's two nominees to PDC board Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the company's full slate of directors....
10:34, 05/18/2019

MTA board calls for ban on serial subway pervs and thugs Board member David Jones — who was appointed to the board by Hizzoner in 2016 — abstained from the vote, saying he was concerned fare beaters would be targeted and lumped in with repeat sex pests and thugs....
21:34, 06/26/2019

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the cand...
13:51, 06/18/2019

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des J...
15:00, 05/25/2019

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’s second-largest school district has moved to end random student searches at secondary schools. The b...
05:34, 06/19/2019

UConn board expected to finalize switch from AAC to Big East STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees is expected to accept an invitation to move most of the school’s athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. The board has added the vote to ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Reddit 'quarantines' its biggest pro-Trump message board Visitors to the subreddit The_Donald will see warning about its ‘encouragement of violence towards police and officials’Reddit has taken steps to “quarantine” the largest pro-Donald Trump community on its site, The_Donald, due to “repeated rule-break...
02:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Parole board denies clemency for condemned man ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia prisoner for a 1996 killing (all times local): 9 a.m. The Georgia parole board has denied clemency for a prisoner scheduled to be executed Thursday for the killing of an off-duty priso...
16:00, 06/20/2019

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game en...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
01:51, 06/22/2019

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Nissan boss stays on board after post-Ghosn AGM Nissan's chief executive has won shareholder approval to remain on the board and usher in a new system of committees to oversee company governance....
13:17, 06/25/2019

Vale board confirms interim head Bartolomeo as CEO Brazilian miner Vale SA , the biggest iron ore producer, announced on Monday that its board has confirmed Eduardo Bartolomeo as the company's chief executive....
06:00, 04/30/2019

NYC rent board approves increases for stabilized apartments New Yorkers in the city’s one million rent-stabilized apartments can expect rent hikes on their monthly payments — as the Rent Guideline Board approved increases on Tuesday night at the same rate it did last year. The Board approved increases o...
06:17, 06/26/2019

Arduino's new Nano board family is more powerful and affordable Arduino's Nano line will soon welcome four new products. They're all small boards like the classic one, making Nano a family of small boards meant for compact projects. All the new boards boast low energy consumption and processors more pow...
03:34, 05/19/2019

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practice match against Pakistan....
18:34, 06/10/2019

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Cuomo finally vowed on Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have straphangers at t...
03:51, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Swedbank committee proposes new board members Swedbank's nomination committee proposed two new board members and called for an extraordinary meeting to be held before June 21, as Sweden's oldest lender tries to recover from a money-laundering scandal in the Baltics....
11:00, 05/13/2019

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, u...
05:17, 06/21/2019

Board recommends suspension of Sandusky prosecutor’s license HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court will decide whether to a follow the recommendation of a lawyer ethics board and suspend the law license of a prosecutor over the investigation into Penn State administrators’ handling of...
18:34, 06/07/2019

College Board says adversity context rewards resourcefulness Administrators of the SAT college admissions test say considering scores in the context of where a student went to high school will let colleges identify resourceful students they might otherwise overlook....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Budget Data 100% Above Board, Every Number Authentic: Nirmala Sitharaman Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers......
08:51, 07/11/2019

Parole board releases notorious nursery school pedophile A former nursery worker known as Britain’s worst female pedophile was recently granted parole because she wasn’t considered a “significant risk” to children, according to a new report. Vanessa George, 49, of Plymouth, Devon, who was the special needs...
22:34, 07/11/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 prequel is on the way – in tabletop RPG board game form Can't wait to get your hands on Cyberpunk 2077, the hotly-anticipated sci-fi RPG from the makers of The Witcher 3? Then you'll be happy to hear that a prequel to the game is on the way.But, while CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 launche...
15:00, 06/25/2019

From student message board to open-source CMS: a Q&A with the creator of Drupal Drupal has completely changed the way large organisations think about and build their digital estate.The open source content management system (CMS), which was founded in the year 2000, is now used by some of the world’s biggest brands like Wa...
16:00, 06/03/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix on the grounded 737 MAX....
22:00, 05/07/2019

School investigates racist post from board member’s Facebook MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — A school district outside Pittsburgh says it’s investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member’s personal page. Screenshots have been circulating of the since-removed...
04:00, 05/18/2019

UN Re-Elects India's Jagjit Pavadia To International Narcotics Board Jagjit Pavadia has been re-elected with the highest number of votes by the UN Economic and Social Council to a five-year term on International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), while China's candidate......
10:17, 05/08/2019

Trian Nears Settlement With Legg Mason, Could Get Up to Four Board Seats Money manager Legg Mason is nearing a settlement with Trian Fund Management that would give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on its board and avoid a proxy fight, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Indian air force plane with 13 on board missing near China border An Indian air force aircraft with 13 people on board went missing on Monday in remote northeastern mountains bordering China, government officials said....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
02:00, 07/19/2019

White House says will reappoint Puerto Rico oversight board The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board after creditors of the bankrupt island successfully challenged the appointments on constitutional g...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-Miami school board member, 81, shoots at police in chase PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say an 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board member shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car. Citing a Pembroke Pines police release, The Miami Herald reports Solomon Sti...
06:17, 06/03/2019

Crunch board meeting to debate Arcadia rescue plan The directors of Sir Philip Green's high street empire will meet on Tuesday ahead of a looming decision on whether to pursue a controversial restructuring plan or pave the way for an auction of the company....
18:17, 04/29/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
02:34, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
12:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
10:17, 04/29/2019

Angry residents bash Brooklyn community board for buying $26K SUV Ticked off Brooklyn residents slammed a local community board for spending $26,000 in public funds on an SUV at a meeting Tuesday evening — the first meeting since news of the purchase was made public. About 70 people showed up Community Board 1 meet...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Donald Stewart, 80, Dies; Took Over the College Board at a Crucial Time He favored high standards for college applicants and programs to help minority students meet those standards. Earlier he had helped revive Spelman College....
20:00, 04/28/2019

4 Maryland medical board leaders resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four top executives of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned amid the continuing investigation into board financial arrangements that led Baltimore’s previous mayor to resign. The Baltimore ...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined C...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Korg made a golf putting board with built-in metronome Japanese company Korg doesn't just make your typical synths, tuners and various electronic musical instruments: it also offers some pretty specialized and unusual devices. It has a line of in-ear metronomes that can help you dance or play golf b...
00:34, 06/23/2019

Pandemic Legacy Is One of the Best Co-Op Board Games Out There, and Both Seasons Are Back On Sale Pandemic Legacy is a co-op board game that raises the stakes by adding permanent (actually permanent) changes to the board as you play, and it’s amazing. Both season 1 and season 2 also happen to be on sale for $41 today, within $5 or $6 of all-time ...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Turkey’s election board expected to rule on Istanbul vote After weeks of uncertainty, Turkey’s highest electoral board could decide as early as Monday whether an opposition politician was the rightful winner of Istanbul’s mayoral race - or whether a new election must be held...
01:17, 05/06/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board gets 60-day court extension for reappointments A U.S. Appeals Court on Monday gave Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board another 60 days to allow for the constitutional reappointment of its members by President Donald Trump and the Senate....
23:17, 05/06/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
15:00, 07/10/2019

Renault confident to reach an agreement with Nissan on board committees The chairman of French car maker Renault said he was confident of reaching an agreement with partner Nissan on the composition of the Japanese company's main board committees....
18:51, 06/12/2019

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s ad...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Turkey's electoral board meets to rule on Istanbul vote Turkey's highest electoral board is meeting to decide whether an opposition politician is the rightful winner of Istanbul's mayoral race — or whether a new election must be held....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Wednesday also reaffirmed the league’s belief that the Coyotes ...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Turkey board to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal: AKP candidate A ruling on an appeal by Turkey's AK Party (AKP) calling for a re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election will be made on Monday by the High Election Board (YSK), the AKP's candidate said....
11:51, 05/05/2019

CtW urges Mylan shareholders to vote against board nominees for panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's nominees for the board's nominating and governance committee....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn t...
06:17, 07/19/2019

Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected serial killer who used similar structures as stash houses for the bod...
23:51, 06/13/2019

Turkey's election board begins evaluating Istanbul re-run appeal Turkey's High Election Board started evaluating on Monday an appeal by President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party to annul and re-run elections in Istanbul that saw the opposition win control of the country's largest city, local TV broadcasters said....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Curacao officials board quarantined ship in measles case WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao have boarded a ship that arrived in the Dutch Caribbean island under quarantine to start vaccinating people if needed to prevent a measles outbreak. Health officials say anyone who already has been va...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Legg Mason names Trian's Peltz, Garden to board Legg Mason Inc said on Monday it had appointed Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors, raising the size of its board to 12 members....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Protests at the Whitney Over a Board Member Whose Company Sells Tear Gas About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate....
11:34, 05/18/2019

Renault board to vote next week on merger with Fiat Chrysler PARIS (AP) — French automaker Renault says its board will meet on Tuesday to vote on a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler. Fiat Chrysler has proposed to merge with Renault to create the world’s third-biggest automaker, worth almost $40 billion,...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
02:34, 06/06/2019

Flight from Guantanamo Bay with 136+ on board crashes in Florida river; everyone safe All passengers and crew aboard a Boeing 737 traveling from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba are safe after the plane crashed into a river at the end of a runway at Naval Air Station Jacksonville        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

‘Nuts’ UWS man who sued his condo board blasted as NYC’s ‘worst neighbor’ “If ‘Seinfeld’ were to come back and do an episode on having the worst neighbor in New York? This would be it,” one resident of the luxury Upper West Side high-rise, The Alfred, said....
00:17, 05/19/2019

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
23:51, 07/10/2019

Cuomo uses sports analogy to defend Lynton’s removal from MTA board ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday defended his decision to replace new MTA board appointee Michael Lynton as a simple swapping of players. “The way a coach will shift players depending on what’s happening on the court…Michael Lynton who’s g...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
04:34, 06/13/2019

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and the government's solicitor general in the Car Wash corruption case, the company said on Monday in a fil...
03:51, 05/28/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Too soon to ditch Neil Woodford but Patient Capital's board must be less cosy Investors ought to tell the directors: move aside and get some independent faces in the boardroomThe five directors of Woodford Patient Capital Trust would like to remind the world that they exist. It’s been hard to tell the past week.The supposedly ...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Donald Trump withdraws Stephen Moore as Fed board nominee Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve board of governors, withdrew his name from consideration Thursday, the president announced....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Neuberger urges Verint shareholders to back its three board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged the shareholders of data analytics company Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees after the company rejected them last month....
22:34, 05/13/2019

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The discrepancies won’t change any...
21:00, 06/04/2019

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read o...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Renault Board Is Studying 'With Interest' Fiat Chrysler Proposal Renault said it is going to take more time to weigh a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a deal that would create the world’s third-largest auto maker by production....
21:17, 06/04/2019

VW board puts Ford alliance on agenda for July meeting An agreement announced in January to cooperate on vans and pickup trucks with Ford could be firmed up at the July 11 board meeting, with the alliance potentially extending to include joint work on self-driving and electric-car technology, Bloomberg r...
23:17, 06/26/2019

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special m...
06:51, 06/05/2019

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of th...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
11:51, 05/27/2019

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the controversy over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising scandal. “There has been recent reporting co...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Rebel Bramson defeated in bid for board seat to reform Barclays Activist investor Edward Bramson lost his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays after shareholders voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank from within....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Milkman's Daughter Tops Rajasthan's Class 10 Board Exams Rajasthan Exam Results 2019: Sheela Jat, a milkman's daughter from Rajasthan capital Jaipur, topped the state board's Class 10 exams by securing 595 marks out of 600 or 99.17 per cent, as per the......
02:51, 06/04/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics company to detail its cloud strategy....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board of directors Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer's board of directors, the company announced Thursday....
23:00, 06/27/2019

| Fleck backed by board as Stormers seek Liverpool miracle The current Stormers management has received the full backing of the WP Rugby Board as the team enters the home stretch of the 2019 Super Rugby season....
22:34, 05/11/2019

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA boar...
03:51, 06/18/2019

FCA-Renault tie-up clears French hurdles before board meeting: sources Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters on Tuesday, as the French carmaker's board met to review the $35 billion tie-up plan....
17:51, 06/04/2019

Trump's pick for Fed board says he regrets joke about Obamas: 'I shouldn't have said it' President Trump Federal Reserve Board pick Stephen Moore on Tuesday expressed regret for comments he made in 2016 regarding the Obamas leaving the White House, as doubt lingers over his nomination....
07:34, 05/02/2019

Icahn steps up fight with Occidental over deal, wants board seats Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday ratcheted up his fight with Occidental Petroleum over its pending purchase of rival Anadarko Petroleum by calling for a special shareholder meeting where he hopes to win board seats....
08:51, 06/27/2019

First independents quietly named to Condé Nast’s board months ago Condé Nast, home of The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Vogue, quietly expanded its board to eight members months ago and added two prominent executives to the board as independent directors: former Forbes Chief Executive Mike Perlis and former Gucci CEO...
07:51, 06/28/2019

Passengers Were Waiting To Board. US Pilot Was Arrested For Triple Murder More than three years after a triple homicide in a small Kentucky town, Christian Richard Martin, a pilot for a subsidiary of American Airlines, was arrested in connection with their deaths,......
05:17, 05/13/2019

Gannett board members reelected as shareholders reject MNG nominees Gannett shareholders have voted to reject MNG Enterprises' board nominees, according to preliminary results of the vote.        ...
15:34, 05/16/2019

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
12:51, 05/24/2019

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets: sources Renault directors were preparing to review Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) $35 billion merger offer on Tuesday, after the Italian-American carmaker resolved differences with the French government overnight, three sources said....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Nissan says Saikawa to remain as CEO, Renault chief to join board Japan's Nissan Motor Co said on Friday it would keep Hiroto Saikawa as its chief executive, while bringing in the boss of alliance partner Renault to its board....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Toshiba's Board Move Will Give Foreigners a Greater Voice Toshiba said it was proposing to replace a majority of its board and add more international business leaders, acceding to demands made by foreign shareholders in the latest sign of activist shareholders’ growing influence in Japan....
09:34, 05/13/2019

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive and board chairman at the largest publicly-traded oil producer....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down from the board after his current term expires on June 19th, 2019, Alphabet announced on Tuesday. Schm...
05:34, 05/01/2019

Industry Body Suggests Creation Of "National Employment Board" The industry body also said that under the Prime Minister's Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY), the wage threshold should be increased to Rs 25,000 from the current Rs 15,000...
18:51, 06/25/2019

Medical board: Info on doctor investigation must stay secret COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board says a judge shouldn’t let Ohio State University publicly share information from an old board investigation involving a team doctor accused of decades-old sexual misconduct. In a court filing Tuesda...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Hudbay Minerals settles board battle with shareholder Waterton Hudbay Minerals Inc said on Friday it has reached an agreement with private equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management Inc, under which eleven nominees will now be elected to miner's board of directors....
13:51, 05/03/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

College Board trying to level playing field with new ‘adversity score’ The nonprofit organization that oversees the SAT exam will assign all test takers an “adversity score” to formally position them on the privilege scale, according to a new report. The College Board will examine 15 metrics – includin...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Board extends power to cover Puerto Rico’s 78 municipalities SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances has extended its power to now cover the U.S. territory’s 78 municipalities. The board announced Thursday that it will also require fiscal plans and ...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Cuomo wants to bend rules for MTA board pick Robert Mujica Because Mujica lives in Columbia County near Albany, he is ineligible to serve on the MTA board under a statue stating that member must reside in the 12-county downstate region that the authority serves....
06:34, 06/17/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
03:00, 05/25/2019

La Scala board to decide new manager amid backstage turmoil MILAN (AP) — La Scala’s board is meeting to decide who will succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira as general manager when his money-making but sometimes-troubled 5-year mandate expires in February. The succession has created behind-the-scenes dram...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance While insisting the focus is now on alliance operations, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard stopped short of ruling out either a full Renault-Nissan merger or a revival of deal talks with FCA....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twist in the fight for control of the media company....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Pima County Board of Supervisors to vote on eco-resort for cyclists TUCSON – Southern Arizona is a popular destination for cyclists and one local couple has a plan to bring more cyclists in. It is called Bike Ranch and it would be a resort geared for bikes, but it needs approval by the Pima County Board of Supe...
15:34, 07/02/2019

Nine companies set prices for listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to float on China's red-hot Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offers on Tuesday, taking advantage of investor fervor to market themselves at valuations some view as lofty....
18:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. top court takes on Puerto Rico financial oversight board dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to decide whether members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board were lawfully appointed in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U...
23:34, 06/20/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board reaches deal over retiree pensions Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's retired government work...
04:34, 06/13/2019

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to see the destruction caused by a wildfire in Novemb...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's board, three months after his departure from the health regulator....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Nine companies set prices for their listings on China's Nasdaq-style tech board Nine Chinese companies, among the first to list on China's Nasdaq-style tech board, announced prices of their new share offer on Tuesday, as investors braced for a busy week for initial public offerings (IPOs)....
02:51, 07/09/2019

Puerto Rico Board Unveils $35 Billion Bankruptcy-Exit Framework Puerto Rico’s financial supervisors struck a deal with creditors owed $3 billion that sets out a path for restructuring $35 billion in debt obligations and scaling back debt payments over the next 30 years....
16:51, 06/17/2019

Deutsche Bank board to meet July 7 to decide on job cuts: sources Deutsche Bank's supervisory board will meet on July 7 to discuss a major restructuring that may result in as many as 20,000 job cuts, four people with knowledge of the matter said....
20:17, 06/29/2019

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at ...
02:17, 06/21/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board extends reach to island's municipalities Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Thursday took unexpected action, adding town and cities to its mandate, which up until now was focused on the island's central government and related entities....
22:00, 05/09/2019

College Board CEO defends SAT 'adversity score,' tells underprivileged students, 'We can see you' College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students from low-income or “demanding circumstances.”...
09:51, 05/18/2019

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers Gov. Gavin Newsom is supporting a state Senate bill that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly suspend a meet license to protect the health and safety of horses or riders        ...
23:34, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix on the grounded 737 MAX....
22:00, 05/07/2019

First IPO on China's Nasdaq-Style Tech Board Sparks a Small Frenzy China’s latest experiment with a Nasdaq-like listing venue for homegrown technology companies got a boost this week, after the first initial public offering of an electrical-equipment maker drew hordes of investors....
14:51, 06/26/2019

Eagle Materials says board approves plan to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board has approved a plan to separate its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly traded companies, bowing to pressure from New York-based hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management....
15:34, 05/30/2019

Christopher Waller, Judy Shelton Are Trump's Latest Picks for Fed Board President Trump said he planned to nominate a pair of economists to serve on the board of the Federal Reserve after two of his original choices withdrew themselves from consideration earlier this year....
05:00, 07/03/2019

Trump taps 2 nominees for Fed Board amid interest rate fight President Trump on Tuesday said he intends to nominate Judy Shelton, a former economic adviser to his presidential campaign, and Christopher Waller, vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to the board of the Federal Reserve. Trump m...
10:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Icahn steps up fight with Occidental over deal, wants board seats Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday ratcheted up his fight with Occidental Petroleum over its pending purchase of rival Anadarko Petroleum by calling for a special shareholder meeting where he hopes to win board seats....
02:34, 06/27/2019

Renault's board to meet Monday to discuss tie-up with Fiat Chrysler - Le Figaro The board of French car maker Renault will meet on Monday morning at 0800 local time (0600 GMT) to discuss a possible tie-up with rival Fiat Chrysler , French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Sunday....
16:17, 05/26/2019

Snakes & Lattes board game pub expected to roll into Tucson this fall TUCSON – From Catan to Monopoly, board game players are well aware that a tabletop game can last several hours, even days. And what better way to energize yourself through your gaming session than a nice cup of coffee. Snakes & Lattes/ Facebook...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains seat on proposed board as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
05:34, 05/10/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech firm's board Former GM Europe chief Carl-Peter Forster joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of AV technology that plans to expand in Europe....
14:51, 05/10/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre amid allegations of lavish spending and financial mismanagement....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Clue: Candlestick turns a board game into comic book brilliance Adaptations are tricky endeavors, pulling stories out of their original media and forcing them into new confines that can often jeopardize their integrity. The challenge is heightened when that source material is a game. Video game adaptations are co...
19:00, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Icahn steps up fight with Occidental over deal, wants board seats Billionaire investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday ratcheted up his fight with Occidental Petroleum over its pending purchase of rival Anadarko Petroleum by calling for a special shareholder meeting where he hopes to win board seats....
04:51, 06/27/2019

Board to rebuke Ohio State doctor by undoing emeritus status COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University’s full Board of Trustees is set to vote Friday on revoking the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there. Provost Bruce McPheron says th...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate sp...
14:51, 05/30/2019

Puerto Rico board asks court for more time on members' appointments Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that missing it could harm an ongoing restructuring of...
02:34, 06/19/2019

RPT-"Expect craziness" as China readies debut of Nasdaq-style board In a packed Shanghai classroom on a hot afternoon, nearly a hundred "mom-and-pop" investors were honing their trading skills ahead of the first opening bell for China's Nasdaq-style tech board....
03:00, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Hudbay Minerals settles board battle with shareholder Waterton Hudbay Minerals Inc said on Friday it will elect 11 nominees of Waterton Global Resource Management Inc, its second largest shareholder, as it settles a long-drawn out proxy contest with the private equity firm....
14:34, 05/03/2019

California governor reverses parole board decision on Manson follower California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday reversed a parole board recommendation that the youngest of Charles Manson's murderous "family" of followers be released early from prison....
08:17, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Hudbay Minerals settles board battle with shareholder Waterton Hudbay Minerals Inc said on Friday it had agreed with Waterton Global Resource Management Inc, its second largest shareholder, to seek election of a slate of 11 board members that includes nominees proposed by both parties....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Crane says willing to adjust buyout offer if Circor board engages in talks U.S. industrial manufacturer Crane Co said on Tuesday it was willing to adjust its $894 million offer for smaller rival Circor International Inc if its board was willing to engage in talks....
15:51, 06/04/2019

Mark Cuban fined $50,000 for leaking information from NBA Board of Governors meeting Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $50,000 for leaking information from a recent NBA Board of Governors meeting.       ...
07:51, 07/16/2019

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the business be able to make the changes he believes i...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Nearly 10 Lakh Students Fail Hindi Board Exams In Uttar Pradesh In the Hindi heartland state of Uttar Pradesh, nearly 10 lakh students failed in Hindi in the recently concluded Class 10 and Class 12 board exams this year....
06:34, 05/01/2019

Michael Gianaris slams Board of Elections’ early voting plan Albany — The New York City Board of Elections is coming under fire for its plans for the first ever early voting elections this fall. Under a new state law, voters will be able to vote at polling sites on nine days before Election Day Nov. 5. But Que...
00:17, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-CtW opposes re-election of members of Mylan board's governance panel Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group on Friday urged Mylan NV shareholders to vote against the company's four director nominees, who are on the board's nominating and governance committee....
20:51, 06/07/2019

After years of ‘glacial change,’ women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats After being stuck at 16 percent for several years, the percentage of women-held board seats in the S&P 500 now reaches nearly 27 percent, according to data from ISS Analytics. Just one company in the S&P 500 has an all-male board....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Former Google executives Eric Schmidt, Diane Greene to leave board Google parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene will step down from the search company's board in June....
00:17, 05/01/2019

Renault board delays vote on FCA merger after deal hits resistance Renault's board failed to make a decision on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger, extending discussions for a second day after Nissan put up resistance to the deal....
10:17, 06/05/2019

Santander's Mexican unit announces that chairman of board to leave post The chairman of the board of the Mexican unit of Spanish bank Santander, Marcos Martinez Gavica, will leave his position, the bank said in a statement on Thursday....
00:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Whitney artists withdraw over board member's ties to teargas company Warren Kanders linked to military supplies firm SafarilandSeven artists say participation in Whitney Biennial ‘untenable’Seven artists have removed their work from the 2019 Whitney Biennial, citing the New York museum’s lack of response to calls for ...
10:17, 07/21/2019

Shareholder advisory firm ISS backs 1 of 3 MNG Enterprises nominees to Gannett board An independent shareholder advisory service on Thursday backed one of a hedge fund-owned newspaper company's three nominees to the Gannett board.        ...
18:34, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/10/2019

Ars Technica’s ultimate board game gift guide, 2018 edition If there's one thing board gamers love more than playing games, it's buying them. And what better time of year to stock up on games for a loved one (or yourself) than the holidays? But with so many options coming out of a booming board game industry,...
01:51, 05/03/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more u...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Wingspan review: A gorgeous birding board game takes flight Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. “Wingspan is a competitive, medium-weight, card-driven, engine-building board game from Stonema...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Vale shareholders push to loosen company control over board elections Minority shareholders of Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA have enough votes to request that board members be elected independently using a cumulative voting system and not in a single vote approving all names proposed by controlling shareholders, the...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico's government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island's finances as it works to restructure more than $50 billion in pension liabilities....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Board orders Puerto Rico to pay $340M owed to pension system A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances says dozens of municipalities and public corporations have failed to pay or deposit $340 million into a retirement system for government employees...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Tabrez Ansari Death: Delhi Waqf Board Promises Rs 5 lakh, Job To Wife Delhi Waqf Board chairman and AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan today said the panel will give Rs 5 lakh and a job to the wife of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari who was lynched in Jharkhand....
10:51, 06/27/2019

Caesars board at odds with billionaire Carl Icahn over sale price: sources Billionaire Carl Icahn is more eager to sell casino chain Caesars Entertainment than the company’s board, The Post has learned. The octogenarian investor thinks the board of America’s biggest gaming company is demanding too much for the $6.2 billion ...
06:34, 06/18/2019

White House wants current members of Puerto Rico oversight board to remain The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board after creditors of the bankrupt island successfully challenged their original appointments in court...
07:00, 04/30/2019

Mexico central bank board member says this is 'game changer' after U.S. tariff threat Mexican central bank board member Jonathan Heath said on Twitter Thursday night "this is a game changer," after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the flow of illegal immigrants across the southern...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Legg Mason cuts about 12% of workforce days after naming Trian's Peltz to board Legg Mason Inc said on Thursday that the mutual fund company is cutting 120 jobs, or about 12% of its corporate workforce, with the step coming only days after the appointment of Trian Fund Management LP's Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
21:17, 06/27/2019

Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said....
10:17, 05/30/2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Board Member Linked to Tear Gas to Step Down Warren B. Kanders, of the Safariland Group, has been the target of protests since tear gas his company makes was said to have been used at the border....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:34, 06/05/2019

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Fate of MNG's Gannett board nominees to be revealed Thursday at annual meeting Gannett's effort to fend off a newspaper company's takeover attempt will reach a pivotal moment Thursday as shareholders elect board members.        ...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Massachusetts mother drove into Rhode Island reservoir with 3 children on board, police say A woman from Massachusetts was arrested Friday afternoon after driving her vehicle into a reservoir in Rhode Island with her three young children inside, according to police....
21:51, 06/30/2019

Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Former Trump staff chief Kelly joins board of migrant shelter operator John Kelly, former White House chief of staff, has joined the board of Caliburn International Corp, the parent of an operator of a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Friday....
03:34, 05/04/2019

Santa Anita resists California board recommendation to shut down after latest fatality Track management chose to continue racing, and suffered its 29th fatality on Sunday when a 3-year-old filly died of an apparent heart attack.       ...
04:17, 06/10/2019

John Kelly joins board of company running shelter for migrant children Former White House chief of staff John Kelly has joined the board of directors of the company that operates the country's largest shelter for unaccompanied migrant children....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Fireball Island review: A classic 1986 board game returns in style Enlarge / The game has some amazing table presence. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Stranger Things, Bandersnatch, GLOW—the ‘80s are in,...
01:51, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
21:51, 05/30/2019

Nissan's Saikawa to stay on as president, Renault chief to join board: sources Nissan Motor Co will keep Hiroto Saikawa on as president, two sources said on Friday, even as alliance partner Renault SA had been pushing for a change in the Japanese automaker's leadership....
07:17, 05/17/2019

They’re Coming Baaack: The Boondocks Is Returning to TV — With Series Creator Aaron McGruder on Board As a big fan of The Boondocks, the animated satire that aired in earnest on Adult Swim in the early aughts, I’ve often wondered what Huey Freeman, the show’s pint-sized “power to the people” protagonist, would have had to say in the era of Donald Tru...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing in Boston after fire on board Flight 138 from New York to London landed at Logan international after suspected faulty battery charger sparked blazeA fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London has forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston.Massachusetts sta...
06:34, 07/05/2019

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
18:51, 07/02/2019

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach....
16:51, 05/23/2019

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.        ...
15:17, 05/13/2019

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.       ...
21:17, 06/20/2019

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa last Sunday, killing all 157 passengers and crew....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Rebel investor Edward Bramson concedes in fight for Barclays board seat Activist investor Edward Bramson has admitted defeat in his battle for a seat on the board at Barclays, saying he knows top shareholders have voted against his bid to overhaul the under-fire investment bank as an insider....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Kentucky pilot arrested, charged with 3 murders as passengers wait to board plane Christian Richard Martin, 51, was indicted for the 2015 murders of Calvin and Pamela Phillips and Edward Dansereau, according to a statement from Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear....
06:17, 05/13/2019

Facebook Board Member Peter Thiel Calls Google 'Treasonous' and Says CIA Should Investigate Billionaire Peter Thiel has called for a federal investigation into Google’s refusal to work with the U.S. military and says that the tech giant’s relationship with the Chinese military is “treasonous,” according to a new report from Axios late Sunda...
12:17, 07/15/2019

Kawhi Leonard explodes in Game 1 win, sending Sixers back to drawing board The Toronto Raptors won key match-ups involving Kawhi Leonard and Joel Embiid as they soundly defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of a second-round playoff series....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Limited edition Bentley Bentayga Huntsman gets tweed trim and a chess board News 2 Jul, 2019 Bentley has teamed up with the renowned Savile Row tailor, Huntsman, to produce a unique Bentayga with a tweed-trimmed interior...
15:17, 07/02/2019

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has unanimously voted to paint over a series of graphic school murals featuring a dead Native American and ...
17:00, 06/28/2019

UK Foreign Office Board Appoints Kumar Iyer First Indian-Origin Member Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board....
13:00, 06/07/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
04:00, 06/17/2019

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
07:34, 06/28/2019

Deutsche Bank board to meet July 7 to decide on cutting jobs: sources Deutsche Bank's supervisory board will meet on July 7 to discuss a major restructuring that may result in as many as 20,000 job cuts, three people with knowledge of the matter said....
14:34, 06/29/2019

Board approves Central Park West bike lane that would kill 400 spaces A controversial proposed bike lane for Central Park West cleared its final hurdle Tuesday night — paving the way for the cycling path to replace 400 parking spaces. Manhattan Community Board 7 approved the city’s plan for a northbound protected...
07:51, 07/03/2019

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
13:51, 06/13/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-FCA-Renault tie-up clears French hurdles before board meeting -sources Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters on Tuesday, as the French carmaker's board met to review the $35 billion tie-up plan....
15:51, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico board files flurry of lawsuits ahead of claim deadline Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Tuesday began filing the first round of scores of lawsuits seeking to recover money the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth paid to bondholders, businesses and others....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Former CEO Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud leader Diane Greene will leave Alphabet board Schmidt will become a technical advisor to the company he formerly chaired. He handed the CEO role to co-founder Larry Page in 2012, and left the chairman of the board position in 2018....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to the curriculum Wednesday....
06:34, 07/19/2019

CBOE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES 2009 MEMBER VICE CHAIRMAN - BRADLEY G. GRIFFITH CHICAGO, December 9, 2008 - The Board of Directors of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Bradley G. Griffith will serve a third consecutive one-year term as the Vice Chairman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange for 2009....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic support surging further after the U.S. blacklisting of telecom firm Huawei inflamed trade tensions....
12:51, 06/11/2019

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.        ...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Sachem urges Eagle Materials to spilt core businesses, nominates board members New York-based hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management on Wednesday urged Eagle Materials Inc to separate its cement and wallboard businesses and nominated two candidates to the company's board....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
00:17, 06/18/2019

Governor Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
09:34, 06/27/2019

Facebook board member Peter Thiel calls for probe of Google for ‘treasonous’ acts Late last year, a top US general went public with a pointed question for Google’s leadership, around the time the search giant was coming under fire over its interest in developing a search engine for use in China. Why, Marine General Joseph Du...
17:17, 07/15/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to ...
15:51, 05/02/2019

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
08:17, 06/10/2019

Nolan Bushnell reveals Alexa-powered murder mystery board game St. Noire Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz have created St. Noire, an Alexa-powered murder mystery board game.Read More...
14:51, 07/18/2019

Former Trump Chief of Staff Joins Board Overseeing 'Prison-like' Facility for Migrant Children Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has joined the board of Caliburn International, owners of Comprehensive Health Services Inc., which operated a Florida facility for children described as “prison-like” by congressional Democrats....
04:00, 05/06/2019