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Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market

Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situati...

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market

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Chinese buyers pull back from U.S. housing market, hurting home sales Chinese investors are buying fewer U.S. homes because of money controls in China. That's lowering prices and giving U.S. buyers a better chance to buy       ...
18:51, 08/23/2019

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
01:51, 08/15/2019

'I went the extra $5,000': Despite a cooling housing market, buyers bust their budgets U.S. homebuyers are topping their spending limits because prices are still climbing and inventory remains relatively low.        ...
09:51, 05/22/2019

Fresh Trade Tensions Upend Market Calm Global stocks dropped after the sudden intensification of U.S.-China trade tensions, as investors assessed whether the conflict could dent economic growth....
13:34, 05/06/2019

What you need to know before getting into housing market Home buyers aren't rushing into the housing market. Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss what's holding them back....
23:17, 05/29/2019

Wildlife Traffickers Use Facebook, Instagram to Find Black-Market Buyers Social networks and online marketplaces have long been hubs of illegal activity, including exotic animal trafficking. Smugglers use the platforms as digital billboards, often sharing photos and videos......
14:00, 07/12/2019

In Boise and Grand Rapids, the Housing Market Looks Red Hot The housing market is booming. Just not in the places you might expect: Small to midsize cities like Boise, Idaho, South Bend, Ind., Columbia, Mo., and Youngstown, Ohio, are enjoying a sustained upswing....
23:17, 08/12/2019

Housing market correcting to more sustainable place, says expert Meghan McGarth of Buckingham Research and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss what is happening in the housing market....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Here's how flattening interest rates are affecting the housing market George Ratiu, senior economist for realtor.com, and Bess Freedman, and CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the latest mortgage app data and the health of the housing market....
15:00, 08/21/2019

Hamptons housing market oversaturated, says real estate pro CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down why the Hamptons real estate market is seeing a decline with Cody Vichinsky, co-founder of Bespoke Real Estate....
01:34, 07/26/2019

Moody's Analytics' Zandi: Housing market 'treading water', here's why The supply of newly built homes for sale dropped for the first time in six years. Mark Zandi, Moody's chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss how housing is doing during the sell-off....
02:17, 08/15/2019

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the struggling housing market....
07:51, 08/17/2019

No contingencies, no problem: How to land a home in a tough housing market It's still not easy to find a home and you want every advantage possible when you submit your offer. Here's how to land a home.       ...
13:17, 07/08/2019

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
17:34, 05/27/2019

US housing market strong despite decline in Chinese demand, says Redfin CEO Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss the decline in Chinese homebuyers in the U.S. and broader trends in the real estate market....
01:17, 07/03/2019

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
19:34, 05/16/2019

As Mortgage-Interest Deduction Vanishes, Housing Market Offers a Shrug President Trump’s tax cuts encouraged homeowners to stop deducting mortgage interest on their taxes, and there is no sign the change has brought down home prices....
00:51, 08/05/2019

Erik Karlsson Stays With the Sharks, Taking a Top Free Agent Off the Market San Jose re-signed one of the N.H.L.’s most dynamic defensemen to a $92 million, eight-year deal, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment....
22:51, 06/17/2019

Housing market 2019: US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years U.S. home prices rose 2.7%, the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on housing market price increases.        ...
18:00, 05/29/2019

OnePlus Buyers Hold Onto Their Phones Longer Than Samsung Buyers: Survey Premium smartphones for this survey were considered as all phones priced above Rs. 20,000, and the report notes that Samsung and OnePlus are competing closely in this segment....
15:17, 07/03/2019

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Dems expand housing assistance to middle-income earners to solve housing crisis Across the U.S., Democratic officials are putting forth proposals to expanding subsidies to middle-class families – some with six-figure incomes – in a bid to make housing more affordable....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Agent: Free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel could be ready in a week Scott Boras, the agent for free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, believes his client will be ready to pitch at the Major League level within a week of signing with a team....
21:17, 05/31/2019

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to impose escalating tariffs on the country's goods would have an immediate impact on automakers and supp...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong protests play into China fears, upend stock markets Wall Street’s summertime slump continued as dramatic protests in Hong Kong dimmed hopes that the US will come to a trading truce with China. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 391.00 points — or 1.5 percent — Monday, with losses accelerating late ...
04:51, 08/13/2019

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. In a leadership c...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across screens in an Oklahoma courtroom have jarred with the family-friendly public image of Johnson & Johnson, ...
14:00, 06/23/2019

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.  Telehealth — the use of mobile t...
13:51, 07/04/2019

The US smart home market is finally entering the mass market after overcoming the chasm it sat in for the last few years BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The US smart home market has still yet to meet the ...
00:00, 05/28/2019

Uber to give its market value a lift in stock market debut SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber’s next stop is the stock market, where it hopes to pick up more investors willing to bet on a ride-hailing market brimming with potential and conspicuously lacking in profits. The world’s largest ride-hailing ser...
07:17, 05/10/2019

IPO Buyers Think Big With Addressable Markets Today Fido’s gluten-free dog biscuits, tomorrow the world! Investors in recent initial public offerings are being charmed by claims to potential addressable markets....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Pre-Owned Car Market Bigger Than New Car Market: Study The pre-owned or second-hand car market has been growing steadily over the past decade. Though there's still a long way to go for it to become organised, there's been a significant change in the way......
17:51, 05/02/2019

For Some Home Buyers, It’s All About the Royal Backstory Whether it’s a weekend cottage or a former workshop for regalia, the “magic” of ties to monarchy can increase a property’s value, European agents say....
10:17, 06/26/2019

Millennial Home Buyers Might Never Come Knocking There has been talk for a while about how millennials would reinvigorate the housing market, and so far they haven’t. Several factors are keeping home buying rates lower among the cohort than earlier generations at the same age....
13:51, 05/17/2019

Most Car Buyers Are Ready for Autonomy: Report Consumers are ready to jump behind the wheel of an autonomous vehicle, Europe is hunkering down on EV research, and, yes—there’s tariff news. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 16, 2019....
23:51, 05/16/2019

Home Buyers See Signs of Relief This Spring Price increases are slowing. There are more properties for sale. And mortgage rates are low. Still, much depends on what kind of house you want, and where....
20:17, 05/31/2019

Remember dealers when cutting buyers' options Automakers are trimming their lineups to maintain their profit margins in the hopes of riding out an expected sales downturn, but they should consider the impact on suppliers, dealers and consumers who will be affected by that move....
06:17, 05/27/2019

Analysis: Why new car buyers are ditching diesel for hybrids and EVs Diesel’s main problem is buyers’ concerns about its emissions Over one third of prospective new car buyers expected to opt for some form of electrification It’s hard to believe that just two years ago, almost half of the new cars sold in the UK w...
15:00, 06/28/2019

MG ZS EV: first 1000 UK buyers receive £7000 discount Company will match UK government plug-in car grant, meaning early examples cost just £21,495 MG has revealed that UK prices for launch editions of its first fully electric model, the ZS EV, will be significantly less than both the Hyundai Kona Elec...
14:34, 07/17/2019

U.S. Buyers Still Overwhelmingly Choose a Manual for the Subaru BRZ and WRX It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that Subaru still has decent manual sales in a market where carmakers can’t give a third pedal away, given that its buyers are often either outdoorsy dog people or street hoons. But manual take rates in the BRZ and ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Airbus seals deals with big buyers, following Boeing's MAX sale Airbus sealed deals with big buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back a day after a surprise order by British Airways' owner for rival Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Trump Tower condos are struggling to find buyers Trump Tower may be the only losing real estate bet in New York City. Recent reporting from Bloomberg shows that since President Donald Trump took office, most of the units in Trump Tower have sold at a loss — several for a loss of more than 20 percen...
21:51, 06/25/2019

Lockheed: No problem finding new F-35 buyers after US blocks Turkey Lockheed Martin, the defense contractor building the F-35, expects no problem finding other buyers for the stealth fighters Turkey planned to purchase before the U.S. blocked sales to the country last week....
03:34, 07/24/2019

Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Why foreign buyers invest in US residential real estate Chris Marlin of Lennar International says foreign buyers of U.S. property have been a "fair mixture" of seeking yield and self-use in the past few years. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on Chinese real estate investments i...
12:17, 06/11/2019

IRS Greenlights Tax Breaks for Buyers of 23andMe Genetic Tests Buyers of 23andMe’s genetic-testing kits will now have an easier time paying for the service with tax-advantaged health accounts after a favorable IRS ruling....
15:51, 07/22/2019

U.S. Lobbies Oil Buyers, Producers to Secure Gulf Against Iran The U.S. is lobbying nations that buy and sell Middle East oil to help protect the region’s waterways as concerns grow that Iran is stepping up efforts to disrupt crude exports, according to U.S. and European officials....
01:17, 07/17/2019

Buyers Of Two-Wheelers In Madhya Pradesh Will Have To Purchase 2 Helmets Buyers of two-wheelers in Madhya Pradesh will have to purchase two helmets and show the receipt to the Transport Department to get their vehicle registered....
00:34, 06/15/2019

Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers a premium of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10% to 14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, two sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monda...
11:34, 06/03/2019

Foreign buyers snap up Sicilian homes at €1 auction Houses sell for €1,000 to €25,000 in Sambuca strategy to entice new familiesThe Sicilian town that put its empty houses up for sale for €1 each to try to reverse its decline, has sold 16 of them to foreign buyers. Though they sold for slightly more t...
13:18, 05/09/2019

Tesla Model 3 to offer 200kW charging for UK buyers Tesla's compact saloon now available to order online, with first deliveries scheduled for June Tesla has developed a new firmware update for European Model 3 Long Range models that will allow them to be charged at 200kW – making it the fastest-charg...
16:34, 06/07/2019

Locked out of China, U.S. pork producers sniff out new buyers U.S. hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year....
09:34, 07/02/2019

The Jeep Gladiator is for truck buyers craving adventure Running alternative life scenarios is fun. In one reality I did well in high school and used my experience in FFA (Future Farmers of America) to major in agricultural science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. In that timeline, I move to Hawaii and use......
00:34, 07/09/2019

The three types of Amazon buyers — and how other e-tailers can lure them away (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That’s the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant’s expanding dominance, other online retailers must understan...
00:00, 07/02/2019

An accessory that OnePlus 7 Pro buyers might need costs 62% more after price hike Last year's OnePlus 6T did not come with a headphone jack, but it was packaged with a Type-C to 3.5mm cable that allows users to employ the phone's charging port to plug in a set of wired headphones. If the dongle gets lost, it used to cost $8 (befor...
01:51, 05/19/2019

A Majority Of Mazda Miata Buyers Still Want A Manual Transmission It seems like every day you hear news that the manual is dying. Nobody is buying a manual transmission, especially not Hyundai buyers. The take rate on many manual-optional cars is dwindling. But there are a few bright spots in the manual transmissio...
04:34, 05/16/2019

Mazda Gives 143 U.S. Buyers Another Chance at the 30th-Anniversary Miata The bright-orange, 30th-anniversary edition of the 2019 Mazda Miata sold out within four hours of its order books opening in the U.S., with all 500 of the cars coming this way spoken for. But Mazda’s bringing a few extra to America—143, to be exact—f...
05:51, 05/15/2019

Boy Scouts of America hit with even more sex abuse lawsuits It’s another bad turn for the Boy Scouts of America. The “Do a good turn daily” group has been hit with more sexual abuse lawsuits thanks to a state law allowing victims to bring new legal claims on old abuses. The nine new suits we...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Lawsuits against renowned psychiatrist have been settled SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Several malpractice lawsuits against celebrity psychiatrist Dr. Keith Ablow alleging he engaged in sexual relationships with patients, inappropriately prescribed drugs and committed “boundary violations” have been sett...
17:34, 06/27/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
22:34, 05/10/2019

Ritzy NYC buildings lure buyers with healthy perks for their kids You could say the ball’s in their court. Kids and teens are key players in their families’ decisions to buy property. And local builders are rolling out the Astroturf to lure these pint-sized athletes — and their wellness-obsessed athletes — to new d...
03:17, 06/20/2019

ProBeat: Google and Samsung aren’t listening to smartphone buyers By removing the fingerprint sensor and the headphone jack, Google and Samsung are ignoring what smartphone flagship buyers hate: compromise.Read More...
01:17, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Producers seek Q3 aluminium premium of $115-$120/T from Japan buyers Top aluminium producers have offered Japanese buyers premiums of $115-$120 a tonne for July-September primary metal shipments, up 10%-14% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply, three sources involved in quarterly pricing talks said on Monday....
13:00, 06/03/2019

T-Mobile and Costco have an unbeatable trade-in deal for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR buyers Apple's "limited time" trade-in discounts for iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max purchases are still available, but although they're pretty hefty by the company's own standards, you can unsurprisingly get much better deals of a similar nature from third-party...
19:17, 06/14/2019

Selling your home? Here's how to draw in buyers and get a higher price Groom the yard, renovate the kitchen and paint the interior before you sell your home. Looks are important to buyers.       ...
14:34, 06/24/2019

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, 'smart' homes When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of mind"....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Carige buyers should not expect big sacrifices from banks' creditors-Banco BPM CEO Any potential bidder for troubled Italian bank Carige should not expect the lenders' creditors to shoulder big losses for their own benefit, the chief of one of Carige's creditor banks said on Thursday....
11:51, 06/20/2019

Stocks Lure Buyers, But Bond Rally Flashes a Warning One comfort investors have found in the markets’ tumult over the past month: Stocks are at their cheapest valuations in months. However, bond markets are signaling that the economy is expected to slow....
16:34, 06/05/2019

Rotten Tomatoes will verify ticket buyers for audience ratings Rotten Tomatoes has revealed its latest effort at fending off trolls who send user ratings on a movie plummeting before anyone has even seen it. A new-look Audience Score includes ratings from those who can prove they bought tickets for a film. These...
06:00, 05/24/2019

More U.S. Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Buyers Go for the Dual-Clutch Transmission Than the Manual The Volkswagen Golf R and GTI are blessings unto this land we call America, given that folks over here tend to shy away from any car model with “hot” or “hatch” in its nickname. But of the people who do go for one of these two hot hatches in the U.S....
15:34, 05/27/2019

Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger go undercover and prank prospective car buyers In a somewhat bizarre, and yet entertaining, new commercial, Arnold Schwarzenegger goes “undercover” and tries to convince prospective EV buyers to get a gas-powered car instead. The ad itself was put together by Veloz, a California non-p...
08:34, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Volkswagen sounds out buyers for MAN Energy Solutions -sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, which makes large diesel engines for ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
17:17, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Verizon sought buyers for Yahoo Finance - sources Verizon Communications Inc earlier this year looked for buyers for Yahoo Finance, one of the most popular internet destinations for financial news and portfolio management tools, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week....
22:17, 07/11/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
08:34, 05/03/2019

Columbia Gas settles Massachusetts blast lawsuits for $143 mln The Columbia Gas unit of utility company NiSource Inc on Monday announced a $143 million settlement of all class action lawsuits related to damages from deadly blasts in three Massachusetts communities in September last year....
17:17, 07/29/2019

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
09:00, 07/22/2019

Lawsuits: Dallas man charged in killings had more victims DALLAS (AP) — Lawsuits allege a Dallas man already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women also killed six additional elderly people, which would bring the number of his victims to 18. The six lawsuits filed Tuesday in Dallas County against The Tra...
00:34, 06/27/2019

Lawsuits stemming from gas explosions settled for $143M LAWRENCE, Mass. — A series of class-action lawsuits stemming from the natural gas explosions in Massachusetts have been settled for $143 million, the utility blamed for the disaster and lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Monday. The settlement is s...
17:51, 07/30/2019

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was ...
06:51, 07/09/2019

Bayer faces skyrocketing US lawsuits over glyphosate The number of plaintiffs in the US claiming they are contracting cancer after using the weedkiller Roundup has leapt to over 18,000. German company Bayer admits it's facing a "challenging environment."...
22:51, 07/30/2019

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
18:17, 07/16/2019

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
06:17, 08/16/2019

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)        ...
05:51, 06/12/2019

Tata Motors To Introduce Long Range Tigor EV For Private Buyers Tata Motors will be introducing a more powerful version of the Tata Tigor EV for private buyers this year. Currently, the car uses a 16.2 kWh battery, offering a range of 142 km on a single charge,......
08:51, 08/04/2019

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Xiaomi, Samsung Missing Undecided Smartphone Buyers in India: techARC Xiaomi and Samsung are focusing on users who are looking for smartphones within respective brands and not the ones who are undecided, a new report said on Monday....
19:17, 07/08/2019

In Desperate Attempt To Get Buyers Below Retirement Age, C8 Corvette Ditches Chrome Wheels For as long as I can remember, you could always get your Chevrolet Corvette with a set of chrome wheels. Always. Everyone was so focused on whether or not they could that no one stopped to ask if they should. (The answer to that is nobody should.) Wi...
20:17, 08/02/2019

Volkswagen approaches potential buyers of MAN Energy Solutions unit: sources Volkswagen has approached several companies to gauge their appetite for buying MAN Energy Solutions, a unit which makes large diesel engines used in ships and power generators, people close to the matter said....
14:51, 05/06/2019

First-time U.S. home buyers face supply struggle as rates fall Mortgage rates are at a three-year low and housing price appreciation has cooled, but many Americans seeking to buy their first home are facing tough times....
23:00, 08/21/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after recent attacks on Saudi oil tankers and pipeline facilities, industry sources said on Tuesday....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
20:34, 06/30/2019

Amrapali Group Committed First Degree Crime By Cheating Buyers: Top Court The Amrapali Group has committed a "first degree crime" by cheating thousands of home buyers and no matter how powerful the people behind this mess they will be booked and prosecuted, the Supreme......
19:51, 05/01/2019

With companies AI-washing products, how can buyers find true AI-powered solutions? Various vendors tout security products as incorporating Artificial Intelligence, with practical results not different than what came before it. What is needed to deploy AI in security products?...
20:51, 07/12/2019

Singapore firm opens online marketplace for maritime suppliers, buyers Offering more than 10,000 product listings, Marine Online's e-commerce site features 4,000 service providers that provide 10 marine services including bunkering and ship supply and aims to help cut operational costs and drive transparency for the ind...
22:51, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: Western buyers freeze Russian payments over dirty oil outage Total and ENI have stopped payments to the Russian firms who sold them contaminated oil and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the stakes in what they say is the worst disruption to Russian oil supply....
13:34, 05/20/2019

The Average Challenger Buyer Is 51 Years Old, Somehow Younger Than Mustang And Camaro Buyers While some people may assume that a large percentage of muscle car buyers are Detroit-area retirees, Challenger brand manager Kevin Hellman is here to prove them wrong: in an interview with Muscle Cars & Trucks, he said that the median Challenger...
08:17, 08/19/2019

Miami condos are luring luxe buyers with private boat slips When you’re all about waterfront living, it doesn’t get better than owning your own private boat slip. Fortunately, several new developments rising across Miami have you covered. At Monaco Yacht Club and Residences — a new 39-unit boutique, residenti...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
02:34, 05/25/2019

GM Wins Victory In Ignition Switch Defect Lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the......
13:00, 08/11/2019

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jer...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Major retailers targeted by University of California in lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc, were targeted in lawsuits filed on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" posed by foreign manufacturers that infringe schools' patents....
19:51, 07/30/2019

MGM Resorts could pay $800M to settle lawsuits over Las Vegas massacre Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern US history. “The company believes it is reasonably poss...
18:17, 05/17/2019

NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
17:17, 07/29/2019

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
02:17, 08/15/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hiding those scandals appears to be turning into a co...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the toll of the nation’s opioid crisis. A federal judge i...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is worki...
12:51, 07/01/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on...
02:17, 06/16/2019

J&J agrees to pay about $1 billion to resolve hip implant lawsuits: Bloomberg Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay about $1 billion to resolve the bulk of lawsuits claiming the company sold defective metal-on-metal hip implants that ultimately had to be removed, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the mat...
21:00, 05/07/2019

House of pain: who are the Sacklers under fire in lawsuits over opioids? The Sackler name graced some of the world’s top museums and universities. But now key family members are being sued over the US opioid crisis – and their wealth and reputation is under threatEight members of the billionaire Sackler family who own Pur...
10:51, 07/26/2019

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom battle beginning Monday....
16:00, 07/21/2019

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings Co...
04:17, 08/16/2019

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Exclusive: Western buyers freeze payments for contaminated oil in extended Russian outage Total and Eni have stopped payments for the contaminated oil sold to them by Russian firms and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the stakes in what the sources say is Russia's worst oil supply disruptio...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Foreign bond buyers lift Mexico peso despite trade threats, downgrades Mexico's peso, which swung wildly in early June after a Fitch downgrade and brief U.S. threat to impose tariffs, has steadied as the country's high interest rates attracted foreign buyers of bonds using borrowed money, analysts and economists said....
22:00, 07/05/2019

Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other compa...
08:17, 05/22/2019

Where to buy for less than £500k: five London commuter areas where first-time buyers can find a house with three bedrooms — or more London's first-time buyers could now wait 15 years to save a deposit. Here are five commuter locations where homes with three bedrooms or more are for sale for the same price as a flat in the capital....
09:51, 07/10/2019

China's April soybean imports rise as buyers delayed cargoes on tax change China's soybean imports in April jumped 10.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, customs data showed on Wednesday, as shipments delayed from March reached the world's top oilseed buyer....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Apple optimistic as iPhone price cuts help in China, watches pull in new buyers Apple Inc on Tuesday forecast stronger-than-expected third-quarter revenue and Chief Executive Tim Cook said iPhone sales had started to stabilize in China, a sign that Apple's price cuts there are helping limit sales declines....
00:17, 05/01/2019

Where to live in London near the Thames: 13 areas that can save home buyers as much as £800,000 — just by crossing the river As any London house hunter knows, if you want to live close to the river, you will have to pay a premium. Studies show that a view of the Thames is a London property's most expensive asset, commanding price premiums of up to 93 per cent....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Shut out of China, Canada finds canola buyers in drought-damaged Europe Crop-scorching drought in Europe is providing Canadian canola farmers a timely new opportunity to move supplies that have piled up since China stopped buying this year....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Big pharma is denying children like my son vital drugs. So I've set up a buyers club | Robert Long The US company Vertex has put a ludicrous price on a new cystic fibrosis drug. But we’ve found a way to bypass its greed A few weeks ago I sat in a meeting room in east London nervously waiting the arrival of two representatives from Gador, an Argent...
19:17, 06/06/2019

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
02:17, 05/24/2019

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made pu...
06:51, 08/15/2019

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for u...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the r...
12:00, 06/04/2019

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are rip-offs....
13:51, 08/05/2019

Cardinal Health says opioid-related lawsuits to hurt business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could take a hit as it defends itself against a host of opioid-related lawsuits....
01:34, 08/21/2019

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniel...
01:34, 06/21/2019

At Purdue Pharma, Business Slumps as Opioid Lawsuits Mount OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
02:51, 07/01/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to pr...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Lawsuits: Schools knew girls were sexually assaulted, taped NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public school district of metro Nashville, Tennessee, is accused of not protecting its students from a known sexual harassment problem that involved female students being sexually assaulted, secretly recorded and then bull...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones’ Infowars website. Judge Barbara Bellis wr...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Supreme Court Allows Lawsuits Over Apple’s Alleged iPhone App Monopoly (WASHINGTON) — A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court’s four libe...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Governor signs bill easing limit on sex abuse lawsuits New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for lawsuits Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation....
13:17, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-NiSource settles Massachusetts gas explosion lawsuits for $143 million Utility operator NiSource Inc on Monday said it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits brought by residents and businesses that suffered losses caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year....
17:17, 07/29/2019

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Judge weighs request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge says he'll rule soon on whether to dismiss claims filed in several lawsuits against the U.S. Air Force in connection with a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that killed more than two dozen people....
15:00, 05/15/2019

The 2019 stock market is starting to feel like the 2008 stock market Wall Street's mood swings are starting to feel eerily similar to the months before the implosion of Lehman Brothers set off the 2008 financial meltdown, according to a market strategist....
17:51, 06/06/2019

Ford wants Puma to lure Mini buyers, challenge Europe’s small crossover leaders Ford aims to pull customers away from BMW's premium Mini brand with the new Puma, the company’s first small crossover developed specifically for European buyers....
18:00, 06/26/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months...
00:34, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits -U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purch...
06:17, 08/09/2019

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with negoti...
21:51, 08/06/2019

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Cardinal Health warns ongoing opioid-related lawsuits to hit business Drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc warned on Tuesday that its business could be hurt as it defends itself against several opioid-related lawsuits....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
23:00, 06/27/2019

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect at midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood o...
16:51, 08/14/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
20:00, 05/02/2019

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
12:17, 08/15/2019

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
13:17, 08/14/2019

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations....
13:17, 08/14/2019

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
04:51, 06/01/2019

Boy Scouts of America hit with lawsuits under Child Victims Act over secret ‘perversion files’ The Boy Scouts of America is facing a new round of allegations that it knew for years about pedophile scout leaders — but covered up the scandal with its secret “perversion files.” Lawyers across New York state filed lawsuits on Wed...
16:51, 08/14/2019

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocurrency trading, Globes reports. The move follows a series of lawsuits filed against financial instit...
01:17, 08/20/2019

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers By 2030 more than 3,000 new homes will have been built on a 720-acre site beside the River Beam in deepest east London. And half of them will be aimed at cash-strapped first-time buyers....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce sub...
07:17, 06/12/2019

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
19:51, 08/01/2019

Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does not c...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in Univ. of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc, were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
21:17, 07/30/2019

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in University of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc , were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
02:51, 07/31/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
00:51, 05/21/2019

3 women file lawsuits against Epstein’s estate, citing rape and forced sex acts The lawsuits say two women were 17 and the third woman was 20 when they said they were sexually assaulted by Epstein. All said they were also coerced into giving Epstein sexual massages for years....
01:00, 08/21/2019

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

Microsoft joins group seeking to kill off historic climate change lawsuits Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joined a conservative-led group that demands fossil fuel companies be granted legal immunity from attemp...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
12:51, 05/24/2019

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
23:51, 07/13/2019

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump ad...
05:17, 06/30/2019

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:00, 05/24/2019

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

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
19:00, 06/27/2019

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court ruling means Apple could face lawsuits from lots of angry customers The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that users could sue Apple for allegedly monopolizing the App Store and driving up the price of apps. This means that, if you’re so inclined, you could bring suit against Apple for overcharging you. App...
03:17, 05/14/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Ford Writes Off Entire $181 Million Investment in Software Company Following Class Action Lawsuits Back in 2016, Ford made two big splashes in its attempt to be more of a technology and mobility company. The automaker acquired a commuter shuttle service startup called Chariot for $65 million and took a major stake in an enterprise software company...
19:17, 07/25/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. Housing: Look at This 50% Retracement Buying a house is a major financial decision. We've all been admonished about "location, location, location" -- but, how about timing? Some real estate market indicators can be highly useful. Look at these two charts......
19:34, 05/15/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
00:00, 05/21/2019

The Future of Housing Rises in Phoenix High-tech house flippers such as Zillow are using algorithms to reshape the stodgy, $26 trillion market for U.S. residential real estate. They started in Phoenix, the petri dish for America’s housing experiments....
20:17, 06/19/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Teachers hustle to afford housing Elementary school teacher Stacie Baur in Pennsylvania teaches English to Chinese students via Skype to make ends meet.        ...
15:34, 06/05/2019

Housing Becomes More Expensive, Mumbai Least Affordable, Says RBI Among the four metro cities, Chennai and Delhi stood at the second and third positions in terms of least affordable cities - with HPTI ratios of 58.6 and 58.5 respectively - while Kolkata emerged the......
15:34, 07/12/2019

Affordable-Housing Math: It’s Complicated Using government subsidies, tax credits and zoning changes, city leaders are encouraging builders to incorporate affordable housing into mixed-use projects....
12:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. Housing Starts Decreased 4.0% in July Home building in the U.S. fell for a third straight month, showing that rising labor and material costs continue to dent the pace of home construction....
13:17, 08/17/2019

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
14:51, 05/31/2019

Couple up in a Love Island villa: ITV2 series has boosted interest from second-home buyers in Majorca's rural south-east Discover Majorca's hidden beauty, in the rural south-east, where property values are around 25 to 50 per cent lower than near the glitzy south-western marinas....
13:17, 07/26/2019

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN...
03:34, 07/12/2019

Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Abbas to end agreements with Israel over housing demolition Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will end all signed agreements with Israel after the government started destroying 10 Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem this week....
05:51, 07/28/2019

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one mansion builder in L.A. who is facing some tou...
14:51, 05/22/2019

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Why in-housing won’t threaten independent creative agencies In-housing — it’s the term dominating the advertising industry’s news cycle for the past several months. Referring to brands no longer outsourcing their creative, advertising, and marketing services, the in-housing trend has implied that agencies and...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Housing costs exacerbate income inequality Households with incomes in the top 25 percent have seen their housing costs fall, while those with incomes in the bottom 10 percent have seen housing costs rise the most, according to a study by Apartment List researchers....
22:17, 06/13/2019

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
00:51, 05/28/2019

Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to organizations designed to help people who are in n...
10:34, 05/02/2019

5 small city zip codes where housing is booming Millennials are looking for cheaper housing that isn’t too far away from the downtowns of the nearby cities where they can dine, shop and work.       ...
09:17, 08/01/2019

Want to buy a home? These are the top 10 hottest housing markets in the country Say good-bye to big city life. The most popular areas for homebuyers are in smaller metros, according to Realtor.com’s list of the hottest ZIP codes.       ...
09:17, 08/01/2019

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit U.S. construction spending dropped in March or the first time in four months, and spending on U.S. home construction fell to the lowest level in more than two years....
18:17, 05/01/2019

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Country music singer donates $10K for housing LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Country music singer Chris Stapleton and his wife have donated $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity in Lexington. WKYT-TV cites a statement from the agency in reporting that Stapleton made the donation through his cha...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Samsung celebrates Galaxy Day with sweet deals for potential buyers and Galaxy owners Samsung celebrates 10 years since the first Galaxy device made it to market by offering those who already own a Galaxy smartphone some freebies, and major discounts to those who don't. Most of these deals are available starting June 4 and are aimed a...
01:34, 06/05/2019

Will mortgage rates keep dropping? Homeowners and buyers benefit from lower interest rates Mortgage rates dropped to nearly three-year lows on China trade fears and a Fed rate cut. That's helping homeowners and buyers in the market now.       ...
20:17, 08/08/2019

New homes in Enfield: buyers are pushing just beyond the north circular for better value homes within 30 minutes of the City Enfield in north London is perfect for those looking to travel both in and out of London – it's served by three overland stations, three tube stations and is close to the M25....
21:00, 05/28/2019

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuters poll of property market experts found....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
10:17, 05/17/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal U.S. residents or citizens....
20:34, 05/10/2019

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw plans for a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing. The Congress members said in a letter to...
00:17, 05/11/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
16:51, 08/03/2019

Estonia's Soviet-era housing finds new eco-friendly future Thousands of apartment blocks across Estonia were built in the 1950s as temporary housing. Now an EU project in Tartu is transforming some into sustainable housing as part of a sustainable cities initiative....
19:00, 07/22/2019

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th...
00:51, 07/24/2019

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US...
21:17, 07/22/2019

Google Makes Housing Commitment Valued at $1 Billion Google said it would commit $1 billion to boost housing construction in the San Francisco Bay Area, the latest in a series of commitments by tech companies to address an affordability crisis in the region....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Home price gains keep shrinking, but housing is still overpriced Home prices are less heated this spring, but the largest metropolitan markets are still overpriced. About 40% of the nation's top 50 markets, based on the number of homes, were overvalued in March....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Can Kanye West solve America's housing crisis? Maybe … The rapper’s excursion into architecture is taking shape in California with Star Wars-inspired dome-like structuresThe first images of a housing community proposed by Kanye West have emerged as the construction of prototype homes appears to be under ...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Google wants to be a ‘good neighbor’ by pledging $1B to Bay Area housing San Francisco is home to the tech elite, and is one of the most expensive places to live in the world, thanks to scores of tech firms moving in over the past couple of decades. Now, Google wants to make it a little more affordable. The internet giant...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy priorities over the last eight months, polling has r...
15:51, 07/21/2019

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
14:51, 05/31/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments Two major credit ratings agencies - ICRA, an affiliate of Moody's, and Standard & Poor's local unit Crisil - earlier this month categorised DHFL's commercial paper at default levels for missing bond......
11:17, 06/26/2019

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
14:51, 05/08/2019

Canada Says Money Laundering Is Raising Housing Prices Money laundering pushed house prices up roughly 5% in the Canadian province of British Columbia last year, highlighting the influence of a growing tide of dirty money on one of North America’s hottest real-estate markets and Canada’s economy....
00:34, 05/10/2019

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
07:00, 07/23/2019

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
16:00, 06/12/2019

|Luxurytravelguideforless:agent,experttipsforsavingmoney Backpacking or road-tripping may be fun when you’re young, but when the thought of shoving your carry-on into a crowded overhead compartment or staying in a no-name special makes you reconsider your vacation, it’s time for a luxury trip....
03:00, 07/27/2019

'The Trump effect': Foreign purchases of American homes plunge 36% as Chinese buyers flee Conditions in the U.S. housing market, along with tighter currency controls by the China, caused a stunning drop in foreign demand for American homes.       ...
08:34, 07/18/2019

Best areas in London for home buyers: where first-timers, second steppers and 'forever' house-hunters should start their search New research published today charts a typical Londoner's property journey, highlighting the locations attracting the most interest from first-time buyers, second steppers, and "top of the ladder" buyers searching for big family homes....
11:17, 07/24/2019

State Police arrest 61 housing protesters in New York capitol ALBANY — Lawmakers celebrated Animal Advocacy Day in the capital, but it was the tenants’ rights groups that turned the State Capitol into a zoo. Sixty-one protesters pushing for an overhaul of rent laws that expire June 15 were arrested by state pol...
12:17, 06/05/2019

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undoc...
06:34, 06/20/2019

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley....
03:51, 06/19/2019

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region plagued by a housing and homelessness crisis that has in part been...
02:17, 06/19/2019

Wells Fargo to donate $1 billion toward affordable housing by 2025 Wells Fargo & Co said on Wednesday it will narrow the focus of its philanthropy toward three causes including affordable housing and will donate $1 billion to housing over the next few years....
09:51, 06/05/2019

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, a study released on Tuesday found....
09:34, 06/05/2019

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) and Dewan Housing Finance Corporation,......
14:51, 07/03/2019

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Los Angeles crisis illustrates the daunting task of housing the homeless In Los Angeles' Skid Row, tents line entire city blocks. These makeshift shelters for the city's homeless are now an almost permanent fixture of the city's landscape, with barbecue grills and clusters of bikes standing alongside them....
12:34, 06/18/2019

If tariffs don't stop, they'll impact housing demand: Clayton Homes CEO CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton about Warren Buffett's big bet on housing. Clayton Homes is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway....
23:34, 05/14/2019

2 Crore Houses To Be Built In Villages Under PM Housing Scheme: President Nearly two crore houses will be built in villages under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in the next three years, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday....
17:34, 06/20/2019

Fire Breaks Out At Housing Complex In London, No Injuries Reported No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still at the scene....
21:00, 06/09/2019

Ben Carson takes aim at red tape blamed for soaring housing costs State and local governments are driving up the cost of housing through a web of regulations, industry groups and federal officials say – a situation that’s prompted Housing Secretary Ben Carson to call for new incentives to eliminate the red tape....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Zillow's Skylar Olsen: Housing will become a 'larger share of your income' CNBC's Diana Olick and Skylar Olsen, Zillow's director of economic research, join "The Exchange" to discuss May's sinking home sales and future home shortages....
01:34, 06/26/2019

Need To Boost Private Sector Participation In Affordable Housing, Say Experts Budget 2019 expectation: Credit ratings agency CARE Ratings said, in a report listing its expectations from the Budget 2019-20 dated June 25, it expects additional allocation for the Pradhan Mantri......
18:51, 06/25/2019

New Mexico blast at building housing fireworks hurts two firefighters Two firefighters were injured on Wednesday in an explosion at a building that houses fireworks near a regional airport south of Roswell, New Mexico, police and city officials said....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Indiabulls Housing Seeks Urgent Listing Of Plea Filed Against It The petition has alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use....
14:17, 06/12/2019

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fa...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Indiabulls Housing Shares Rise As Petitioner Withdraws Case The company said on Wednesday the petitioner had admitted in court that the petition was defective in nature and that he would approach the court after rectifying it....
17:00, 06/13/2019

High NYC housing costs contribute to poorer quality of life Millions of New Yorkers pay dearly to keep a roof over their heads, which hurts them in many ways. That’s the warning of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in a new report released this month. The report, “Housing Affordability in New York State,” sai...
12:17, 06/23/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly woman in her 70s died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment in Queens, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41...
18:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
19:51, 05/15/2019

"We don't have enough housing," incoming Freddie Mac CEO at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit Incoming Freddie Mac CEO sits down with Diana Olick at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit, alongside Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer. While he says there's "no major dip likely in front of us," the bigger issue is "no one can figure out a way...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Oregon GOP walkout threatens paid leave, money for housing SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Republican walkout in Oregon over sweeping climate change legislation has prevented votes on the nation’s most generous paid family leave program, money for affordable housing and other key measures. More than 100 proposals...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
00:17, 07/23/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Discloses Auditors' Concerns Around Its Earnings DHFL has been hard hit by a liquidity crunch that has crippled several of the country's non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) following last year's collapse of infrastructure lender IL&FS....
06:34, 07/23/2019

Illegal immigrants will be eligible for city’s affordable housing lotteries Illegal immigrants will be able to jump into New York City’s highly competitive lotteries for affordable housing as part of broader rules changes announced by City Hall on Wednesday meant to expand eligibility. The new rules will allow applican...
20:34, 08/21/2019

I've seen the future and it's Norwich: the energy-saving, social housing revolution The 100 homes on Goldsmith Street aren’t just smart and modern. They may be the most energy-efficient houses ever built in the UK. Could this be the start of proper social housing? Rows of glossy black tiles glisten in the afternoon sun, dripping dow...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Homebuilder sentiment ticks up slightly, as housing shortage intensifies Builder confidence for single-family homes rose just one point to 65 in July, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI)....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Cop-hating mob at Brooklyn housing project injures three NYPD officers An unruly mob on a Brooklyn street corner erupted in violence and gunfire late Saturday, leaving three officers with minor injuries. At least some of the injuries were caused by “air mail,” or objects thrown down at cops from rooftops, po...
08:00, 08/18/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housing as well as vehicles in Japan, said the new company will offer hom...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Indian housing lender DHFL warns it may not survive as a going concern One of India's biggest housing finance companies, Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) , warned on Saturday that its financial situation was so grim that it may not survive....
16:00, 07/14/2019

US housing debt surges to $9.4T, topping record high from 2008 Residential mortgage debt in the U.S. reached a new high in the three months through June, topping a previous record during the height of the financial crisis....
21:17, 08/14/2019

U.S. new home sales drop sharply, point to more housing weakness Sales of new U.S. single-family homes sank more than expected in July, a sign that the housing market continued in low gear despite lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market....
17:51, 08/23/2019

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share your experiences“Reclamation is unavoidable,” Hong ...
11:17, 07/12/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:51, 07/17/2019

Look east to see most of America’s fastest growing housing markets 24/7 Wall St. reviewed single-family home price changes so far this year in the U.S. to rank the fastest growing housing markets.       ...
14:17, 08/24/2019

You Can Donate Your Airbnb Profits to Help Displaced People Find Housing Airbnb hosts who want to give back can now donate a portion—or all—of their profits to help people affected by disasters, conflict or critical illness....
21:51, 05/02/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Low income residents face housing crisis TUCSON – A longtime Tucson resident believes she will be the new face of homelessness, and it appears she is not alone. Lilly Rose Krugly, 75, told News 4 Tucson the rental market in Tucson for government-assisted locations is slim to none. Krugly ha...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Kevin Durant Will Be A Free Agent Kevin Durant has declined the one-year player option on his contract with the Golden State Warriors, which would have paid him $31.5 million next season. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent next week. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Is That Whale a Russian Agent? The Beluga Won't Tell Some Norwegian scientists are convinced a beluga whale stalking boats off Norway’s Arctic coast is an operative from the Russian base in Murmansk that trains sea mammals for military missions....
18:51, 05/11/2019

Man once implicated in DEA agent’s killing arrested EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — A convicted drug trafficker implicated in the 1985 torture and killing of a DEA agent has been arrested and returned to California on a probation violation. The San Diego Union-Tribune says 77-year-old Ezequiel Godinez-Cervan...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Agent: Kings' Barnes to become unrestricted FA Harrison Barnes will forgo the final year of his $94 million contract with the Kings and enter a marketplace that includes 10 teams with over $20 million in salary cap space this summer....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Agent: Khabib wants 3 fights in next 11 months UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov would like to defend his title three times over the next 11 months, his agent told ESPN, with a strong desire to fight Georges St-Pierre next April....
00:51, 05/06/2019

This man faked being a DEA agent and stole $300,000 from immigrants A man who faked being a law officer and stole more than $300,000 from immigrants in Texas and Illinois has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.        ...
17:51, 07/31/2019

Buying a house or flat in inner London Zones 1-3: why record numbers of home buyers are heading back to the capital's central zones Home buyers are falling back in love with London, especially in travel Zones 1 to 3, with estate agents reporting an increase in viewings and offers....
08:17, 08/08/2019

Shared-ownership homes in Shoreditch: 'starchitect-designed' flats for first-time buyers to go on sale in Zone 1 hipster heartland The one-bedroom flats by Norman Foster's practice Foster + Partners will be within a short walk of Liverpool Street station and Shoreditch High Street....
09:17, 08/08/2019

California residents fleeing to Nevada, Arizona as housing bubbles prices them out As the California housing bubble continues to squeeze out middle-class homeowners -- with some living on the street, in their cars or in illegal boats -- a growing number of people are moving out and heading east. ...
22:17, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. reform plan for Fannie, Freddie seen by Sept. -housing regulator The Trump administration's hotly anticipated blueprint for overhauling mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be published until September as the U.S. Treasury juggles several other pressing issues, the housing regulator told Reuters....
03:00, 07/18/2019

San Francisco bracing for IPO tech boom that could make housing prices more expensive The city by the bay is bracing for a brand new tech boom triggered by a rebound of initial public offerings, partly driven by the rising stock market and rebound in the U.S. economy....
22:51, 05/03/2019

Google rolls out $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area Google has rolled out a $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a part of the U .S. lacking affordable housing.       ...
01:51, 06/19/2019

Kanye West wants to build ‘Star Wars’-inspired low-income housing Use the market force. Kanye West is building a fleet of “Star Wars”-esque shelters in a California forest. “Inspired by Luke Skywalker’s childhood home, West has been working with a team to design prefabricated structures that sport...
21:34, 07/11/2019

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
00:17, 06/19/2019

U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Cong...
12:51, 05/22/2019

DDA Housing Scheme 2019 Draw Today: Where To Watch Live Streaming The scheme, which ended on June 10, is for sale of nearly 18,000 newly-built flats in Delhi's Vasant Kunj and Narela residential areas, for which the DDA has received about 50,000 applications. This......
15:34, 07/23/2019

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
14:51, 06/05/2019

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable-housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities alleged Tuesday. The trio blew the cash on fur coats...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Misses Debt Payments, Shares Fall 9% DHFL or Dewan Housing Finance Limited shares plunged around 9 per cent on Wednesday, a day after the mortgage lender said it had made a 40 per cent payment on unsecured commercial papers due on......
11:17, 06/26/2019

Young families looking to escape housing crisis lead exodus from London The net outflow of Londoners from the capital to other parts of the UK has topped 100,000 for the second year running, official figures reveal today....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Indiabulls Housing Finance June Quarter Profit Falls 24% To Rs 802 Crore Indiabulls Housing Finance said its net interest income declined 12.72 per cent to Rs 1,475 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year....
17:17, 08/06/2019

Israel Begins Tearing Down Palestinian Housing on Edge of East Jerusalem The first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area was razed, an act that Palestinian officials condemned as “ethnic cleansing.”...
12:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Housing Starts, Existing Home Sales In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on housing starts and existing home sales, and the Federal Reserve will release its policy statement....
03:51, 06/17/2019

Housing sentiment hits record high, as bidding wars vanish Falling mortgage rates and strong employment drove consumer confidence in housing to a record high in July, according to a monthly index from Fannie Mae....
21:17, 08/07/2019

Trump administration moves to crack down on illegal immigrants in public housing The Trump administration on Friday moved forward with a proposed rule to make it harder for illegal immigrants to use public housing -- the latest crackdown by the administration on immigrants seeking to use public assistance....
21:00, 05/11/2019

Two city workers shot by BB gun sniper at NYCHA housing complex in Manhattan Two city workers were shot with a BB gun at a lower Manhattan housing development Saturday morning, police said. A NYCHA and a city sanitation employee were struck about 10 a.m. at NYCHA’s Gompers Houses near Pitt and Rivington streets in the L...
06:51, 07/07/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s New Plan Would Make It Harder to Prove Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development, which is run by Ben Carson—aka the Clarence Thomas of the Trump administration—is finishing off Carson’s mission of completely destroying the department before he leaves his post in 2020....
18:34, 08/20/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing starts beat expectations; supply constraints remain U.S. housing starts increased more than expected in April and activity in the prior month was stronger than initially thought, suggesting declining mortgage rates were providing some support to the struggling housing market....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at the Diocese of Tucson Conference and Educational Ce...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Presidential hopeful Booker releases sweeping affordable housing plan U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday proposed a tax credit for renters who spend more than 30% of their income on housing, an ambitious program that his presidential campaign estimated would benefit 57 million Americans....
21:51, 06/05/2019

Cory Booker’s Housing Plan Offers Tax Credit to Millions of Renters The program would ensure that renters would not spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent, Mr. Booker said. Also, Beto O’Rourke released a voter registration plan....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Army's housing chief relieved of command due to loss of confidence in his leadership Lt. Gen. Brad Becker, the commander of Army Installation Management Command, has reportedly been relieved of his position due to loss of confidence in his ability to lead....
21:51, 08/16/2019

De Blasio makes it easier for illegal immigrants to live in affordable housing New Yorkers with family members in the country illegally will be able to more easily apply for the city’s highly competitive affordable housing lotteries as part of broader rules changes announced by City Hall on Wednesday, which are meant to expand ...
00:34, 08/22/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
19:00, 05/15/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: City works to combat low-income housing shortage TUCSON – We have an update on a story we told you about on the lack of housing for low-income and senior renters who receive Section 8 benefits. News 4 Tucson has been digger deeper into possible solutions to the problem. We told you about Lill...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Crisil Downgrades Rs 850-Crore Dewan Housing Finance Commercial Papers DHFL, as a strategic decision, did not resort to securitisation of readily available housing loans to prop up the liquidity levels, Crisil said. It also said DHFL's liquidity levels are expected to......
21:51, 05/13/2019

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
19:17, 07/01/2019

Dewan Housing Finance Shares Plunge After ICRA, Crisil Downgrades The ratings downgrades underline the problems in the country's shadow banking sector, which has struggled since a series of defaults at Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services last year....
08:34, 06/06/2019

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
15:17, 05/24/2019

2019 NBA free agent tracker: Following every big-name signing The market is open. There are a lot of big names available for 2019 NBA free agency, and where they end up could re-shape the league as everyone knows it. Kevin Durant is the league’s biggest domino and he’ll likely set the tone despite a...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Frank Ntilikina still wants to be a Knick after agent change According to a French podcast, Frank Ntilikina changed agents to French rep Bouna Ndiaye, leaving CAA’s Leon Rose. Ntilikina, who suffered through an injury-marred second season, will likely be shopped on draft night as the Knicks look to add another...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Bale agent: I hope he keeps playing for Madrid "Gareth Bale\u0027s agent has admitted that he is disappointed that his client has been dropped by Real Madrid but hopes he stays at the Santiago Bernabeu."...
10:34, 05/12/2019

Former CIA agent pleads guilty to conspiring to spy for China A former CIA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to spying for China though there is no evidence to show that he shared information with the Asian nation, the Department of Justice said....
07:17, 05/02/2019

Man charged with impersonating federal agent to be released OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma City says the spokesman for a group of armed civilians that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border and who has been jailed on charges that he impersonated a federal agent should be released to a halfway house....
03:51, 06/26/2019

Watford sign free agent Welbeck "Watford have signed England forward Danny Welbeck on a free transfer after his release from fellow London side Arsenal, the Premier League club said on Wednesday."...
21:17, 08/07/2019

NBA suspends free agent Beasley for five games Michael Beasley, an unsigned free agent and former second overall pick in the NBA Draft, has been suspended five games by the league for a violation of its drug policy, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic....
06:51, 08/09/2019

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Agent says AB's helmet concern a safety issue Antonio Brown's helmet concerns are safety-related and the wide receiver is "all-in" with the Oakland Raiders, agent Drew Rosenhaus said Monday on ESPN's Get Up!...
19:51, 08/19/2019

US jails former CIA agent for 'betraying colleagues' to China A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling "top secret" information to Chinese agents. US officials said the betrayal is part of a worrying trend in the intelligence community....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Should I buy a house my real estate agent is also selling? Before hiring your agent or listing broker, understand what the broker or salesperson will do for you if you find yourself in a dual-agency situation....
16:00, 05/28/2019

| Coutinho agent fuels Liverpool talk Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho's agent says that 'Liverpool lies very deeply in his heart', fuelling speculation that the Brazilian might rejoin Liverpool....
15:51, 07/14/2019

'I've yet to tell my agent': X-Men stars reveal why they won't work in certain US states Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
08:51, 05/29/2019

Pogba's agent Raiola handed three-month ban "Mino Raiola, the so-called \u0027super-agent\u0027 of high profile stars such as Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has been banned from football activity by FIFA\u0027s disciplinary committee for three months."...
12:17, 05/11/2019

Agent: Cousins has torn ACL; may miss season Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire season after team doctors confirmed he has a torn ACL in his left knee -- his third serious leg injury in the last year and a half....
23:51, 08/15/2019

Sources: Horford to be unrestricted free agent Celtics center Al Horford will not exercise the $30.1M option on his 2019-20 contract and will become an unrestricted free agent, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
16:51, 06/18/2019

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that invo...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Homeland Security agent shoots himself in leg at gun range A Homeland Security agent shot himself in the leg Wednesday while letting off some rounds at a gun range in The Bronx, cops said. The agent was at the Rodman’s Neck Outdoor Range in Pelham Bay Park when he accidentally pumped a bullet into his ...
03:00, 07/25/2019

How a CIA agent and the ‘Red Prince’ terrorist became dangerously close In 1973, a dashing figure strutted the streets of Beirut as if he owned the town. Ali Hassan Salameh was the world’s most feared terrorist, leader of Yasser Arafat’s ruthless Black September assassins and a kill-on-sight target of the Mossad. The 33-...
05:17, 06/09/2019

Former CIA Agent Gets 20-Year Sentence For Spying For China An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an "alarming trend" in the US intelligence community....
06:34, 05/18/2019

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State's Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
16:17, 05/29/2019

"Hurt, But What Can I Do?": Zomato Delivery Agent On "Non-Hindu" Row When Zomato employee Faiyaz was given the task of taking a parcel of food to a customer in Jabalpur on Tuesday, he probably didn't think of it as anything more than a usual delivery run. And yet, two......
22:17, 07/31/2019

Agent: Chargers' Gordon wants trade if no deal Chargers running back Melvin Gordon wants to be traded if he doesn't receive a new deal from the Chargers, agent Fletcher Smith told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
18:00, 07/11/2019

Pregnant women may be exposed to MRI contrast agent (Reuters Health) - Women who don't realize they're pregnant when they undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be exposed to a chemical that might not be safe for the fetus, a new report warns....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Carson clashes with Dems over proposal to block illegal immigrants from public housing Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson faced harsh criticism from Democrats on Tuesday, as he fielded questions at a Capitol Hill hearing on a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants. ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
20:34, 05/23/2019

Stanford proposes $3.4 billion housing plan in high-cost California area Stanford University unveiled a $3.4 billion plan on Monday to build thousands of homes for students and staff to ease a local housing crunch, but some officials expressed concern the project would worsen problems such as street traffic....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
18:17, 07/31/2019

Most of America’s fastest growing housing markets are east of Mississippi River 24/7 Wall St. reviewed single-family home price changes so far this year in the U.S. to rank the fastest growing housing markets.       ...
14:17, 08/24/2019

HUD Secretary Carson explains plan to strip illegal immigrants of public housing aid Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson explained to Tucker Carlson the reasons behind a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Iraq rocket attack: two injured in Basra compound housing foreign oil companies Reports Exxon is preparing to evacuate foreign staff after rocket lands in area also used by Shell and EniA rocket has landed in the compound housing the headquarters of several global oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, in Iraq’s southern ...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
15:51, 07/18/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed ba...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About ‘REOs’. He Noted That He Doesn’t Really Mess With Oreos Like That Me and my friends have this game where we argue about which famous people should’ve died but who lived long enough just to fuck up their legacy. It’s a brutal game in which we basically argue that big-boned Luther Vandross should’ve died right around...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Housing secretary Ben Carson confuses real estate term ‘REO’ with Oreo cookies That’s the way the cookie crumbles for Ben Carson. The HUD secretary is making light of his embarrassing gaffe during a congressional hearing, where he got the stuffing knocked out of him for confusing a real estate abbreviation with an Oreo cookie. ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Google housing plan a drop in the bucket, doesn't address wages: Rep. Khanna CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks with Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA) about Google's housing grant. Google plans to give $1 billion toward affordable housing efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area. $750 million of the funds will go toward rez...
22:51, 06/20/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Harris team up for bill aimed at helping criminals get housing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Kamala Harris are joining forces on legislation aimed at making it easier for people with criminal records to obtain federal housing assistance. The bill — dubbed the Fair Chance at Housing Act — wou...
14:34, 07/10/2019

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.        ...
07:19, 08/15/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
21:51, 06/18/2019

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
09:00, 06/11/2019

AI Weekly: Proposed ban on facial recognition in public housing points to regulation appetite Facial recognition made headlines again this week after three Congressional lawmakers introduced legislation that would bar it from public housing.Read More...
01:35, 07/27/2019

Woman busted for trespassing at CIA headquarters, asking for ‘Agent Penis’ A woman was in police custody on Monday for allegedly trespassing at CIA headquarters for three days in a row and asking to speak with “Agent Penis,” a report said. Jennifer G. Hernandez attempted to enter the agency in Langley, Va., a to...
02:00, 05/07/2019

US Attorney to personally prosecute alleged-FBI agent shooter The trial of a reputed Crips gangbanger accused of trying to murder an FBI agent is set to kick off in Brooklyn court Monday — and a US Attorney is taking the extremely rare step of personally prosecuting the case. The agent’s bullet-riddled car, as ...
01:51, 07/08/2019

Valerie Plame, Outed C.I.A. Agent, Will Run for Congress in New Mexico “My career in the C.I.A. was cut short by partisan politics, but I’m not done serving our country,” said Ms. Plame, who is running for the House as a Democrat....
22:51, 05/09/2019

Microsoft’s Cortana gains conversational AI, becoming an ‘intelligent agent’ Over at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington, Microsoft has revealed its plans to push forward with making Cortana a smarter digital assistant which offers more natural and conversational interactions.This is something Microsoft has been banging the dru...
02:51, 05/07/2019

School safety agent charged with attacking girlfriend A school safety agent was arrested Sunday after attacking her girlfriend in Crown Heights, police said. The 23-year-old, Christelle Victor, allegedly pushed and dragged her 24-year-old girlfriend by her hair during a dispute in the girlfriend’s...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen’s agent and GM moves are not starting well for Mets One reason Brodie Van Wagenen is the Mets’ general manager is because of what a good agent he was dealing with the Mets. Sandy Alderson became more susceptible to losing his job because of a poor free-agent track record, which included deals with Yoe...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Ric Flair goes on wild rant against former agent: ‘Assumed I was gonna die’ After his self-described “miracle,” Ric Flair is back and wants his money. The WWE Hall of Famer recently spent six days in a hospital for a health scare with his heart, but now he’s looking for the money that he claims his ex-agent...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have suffered the effects of an infectious biological agent or toxic chemicals, a coroner’s court has hea...
21:00, 05/01/2019

How NBA championship odds changed after free-agent frenzy LAS VEGAS — A day after more than $3 billion in NBA player transactions, betting markets for the league settled into place for oddsmakers from here to New Jersey — with one major exception. On the surface, the Nets would seem to be the biggest mover ...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Former F.B.I. Agent Is Indicted in a Case Involving St. Louis’s Prosecutor The agent was hired to help investigate accusations against the former governor of Missouri. He is charged with perjury and tampering with evidence in the case....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Your real estate agent or waiter may just be a professional MMA fighter Unless you're a main event attraction, MMA fighters don't make the big bucks. Here's how Al Iaquinta and others boost their income when they're outside of the cage....
07:17, 05/03/2019

Vince Carter will be top TV free agent after final NBA season Future Hall of Famer Vince Carter plans on playing one more season in the NBA, but he doesn’t have a team yet. “We are still working on it,” Carter told The Post in a conference room at the NBA’s Midtown offices following a sitdown he had with commis...
01:17, 07/26/2019

‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103, according to his agent NEW YORK (AP) — ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died at 103, according to his agent....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Gordon's agent requests Chargers trade star RB Agent Damarius Bilbo told ESPN's Josina Anderson that he requested a trade for client Melvin Gordon from the Chargers last week, as a stalemate remains in contract talks....
21:51, 08/01/2019

Knicks using playoffs to scout soon-to-be free agent targets The Knicks are at the playoffs. Sort of. While coach David Fizdale plans to soon attend playoff games with his youngest players, the club has ramped up its pro scouting during the postseason. According to two NBA sources, the Knicks have blanketed th...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Sources: KD, Kawhi mulling free-agent scenarios Free-agent stars Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard have been discussing scenarios that could include a future with them playing together, league sources told ESPN....
00:34, 06/30/2019

Trade-seeking Duke Johnson parts with agent Running back Duke Johnson Jr., who has said there is nothing the Browns can do to change his mind about wanting a trade, has parted ways with his agent....
23:00, 07/10/2019

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

Hitman 2’s first expansion unleashes Agent 47 on Wall Street Hitman 2 is getting more content with a new mission and destination in its first Expasion Pack. Agent 47 is heading to Wall Street to deliver justice.Read More...
23:34, 06/24/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
02:34, 06/12/2019

Was NYC man a Hezbollah agent or just an Ugg boot salesman? Trial will decide As a trial begins for an accused Hezbollah spy living in the New York City borough of the Bronx, a Manhattan federal jury must decide if the man in question was indeed a terrorist, or merely just a counterfeit Ugg boots salesman on the brink of divor...
14:34, 05/08/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursday an agent was arresting a Guatemalan woman for illegally crossing the border, when she bit the age...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Browns confident free agent DT McCoy will choose them BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens is optimistic the team will sign free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. The six-time Pro Bowler, who was recently released by Tampa Bay, visited with Cleveland last week and met with the B...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Sources: Kyrie splits with agent, eyes Roc Nation As free agency nears, Celtics star Kyrie Irving has parted ways with longtime agent Jeff Wechsler and is expected to partner with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
03:17, 06/13/2019

Rangers sign prized free agent Panarin The New York Rangers signed 27-year-old forward Artemi Panarin on Monday, making a splash on the first day of free agency by taking arguably the most coveted player off the market....
22:51, 07/01/2019

Ex-FBI agent Peter Strzok sues government over firing Strzok was fired in August 2018 after it emerged that he had sent anti-Trump text messages to an FBI lawyer. The US president cited the messages as an example of what he said was an anti-Trump bias within the FBI....
10:17, 08/07/2019

Agent: Elliott irked by Jones' 'Zeke who?' quip Ezekiel Elliott was not amused by Saturday's "Zeke who?" quip from Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and thought it was "disrespectful," according to his agent....
04:51, 08/20/2019

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at office...
23:17, 07/02/2019

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

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers at Check Point Research, disguises itslef as an official Google-related application to get embedded o...
20:17, 07/15/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she admit...
19:34, 05/19/2019

NBA free agent tracker: All the biggest player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
05:00, 07/21/2019

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a q...
18:00, 07/19/2019

James Dolan’s Knicks free-agent tease looks really bad now James Dolan teased everyone… and became the punchline. In March, the Knicks owner declared: “Look, New York is the mecca of basketball. We hear from people all the time, from players and representatives about who wants to come.” On Sunday, Kevi...
03:51, 07/01/2019

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Agent: Daoud asked about attacking non-Muslims before sting A multiday sentencing hearing began Monday in Chicago and focused on whether FBI agents manipulated a mentally fragile teenager to participate in a terrorist plot or whether he had long before shown an eagerness to kill....
05:17, 04/30/2019

Free agent Amar'e Stoudemire says he has 'a lot to offer' NBA teams Former NBA big man Amar'e Stoudemire, who hopes to make an NBA comeback after spending the last two seasons in Israel, says he still has "a lot to offer" prospective NBA teams....
17:34, 07/10/2019

Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok Sues Over ‘Unlawful’ Firing (Bloomberg) — A former FBI agent sued the Justice Department to get his job back, claiming he was unlawfully fired over his text messages critical of Donald Trump after the bureau caved in to pressure from the president. Peter Strzok claims his...
08:17, 08/08/2019

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free agent....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Maine city offers homeless people tents as it faces affordable housing shortage Officials say under municipal and state policy the city can’t put people into temporary housing like hotel rooms in nice weatherFacing a shortage of affordable housing or shelter accommodation options, Maine’s homeless people, or those at imminent ri...
21:34, 07/05/2019

What housing slump? Amazon HQ2 juices spring home buying season in northern Virginia Amazon's HQ2 drives home sales, prices higher in Va. While investors swoop in, some sellers are waiting, pushing up prices further for spring season.        ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Facebook co-founder supports giving cash to single moms in public housing with no strings The U.S. should provide monetary help to groups who have been "disproportionately discriminated against," says former Facebook executive Chris Hughes....
20:34, 06/17/2019

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up on bill to help those with criminal records get housing Sen. Kamala Harris and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up to introduce legislation aimed at helping people with criminal records fairly obtain housing....
16:00, 07/10/2019

Trump signs order creating committee to remove regulatory barriers for affordable housing President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday creating a council the White House said will work to remove barriers to developing affordable housing....
08:00, 06/26/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
12:34, 05/22/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents from the toxic gas. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., worked closely w...
05:51, 07/19/2019

Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge For more than a year, local residents have expressed concern about rising rents and displacement as Google's plans for a massive expansion in San Jose continue....
17:34, 07/11/2019

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people with criminal records from discriminatory policies in federal housing....
23:17, 07/10/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Lower rates could boost housing stocks, but risks remain Lower U.S. interest rates could help support outperforming U.S. homebuilder stocks, even as they raise worries about the economy, while a bonanza of industry data and Federal Reserve speakers next week are likely to help shape the outlook....
18:51, 08/18/2019

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while ma...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
17:51, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol Agent Who Hit Migrant With Truck Pleads Guilty Matthew Bowen, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge, had sent a text message referring to immigrants as “subhuman” and “murdering savages,” according to court documents....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
22:17, 08/15/2019

Agent Provocateur delights shoppers by choosing model 'with big boobs' AGENT Provocateur was praised for picking a curvy star to model a new collection. The lingerie brand announced Caroline Vreeland as its new ambassador....
17:51, 07/29/2019

NCAA loosens restrictions on college basketball agent certification NCAA has amended its controversial guidelines so prospective agents for college basketball players won't be required to have a college degree.       ...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Cowboys DE Robert Quinn banned two games for 'masking agent' Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances....
03:17, 08/09/2019

The NCAA's New Agent Regulations Sure Look Like They're Targeting Rich Paul [Update] The NCAA, continuing its bid to desperately cling to the archaic model of amateurism for as long as it possibly can, sent out a memo to NBA agents on Monday attempting to reassert its control over whom men’s college basketball players can hire when t...
06:51, 08/07/2019

Chicago gang member found guilty of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man accused of shooting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent he allegedly mistook for a rival Chicago street gang member. Ernesto Godinez was convicted Monday of the May 2018 shooting of...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Pour One Out For The Sad Fucker Who Flunked His Being-Zion Williamson's-Agent Exam Reader, I will be honest with you: My eyes turned to little wads of chalk and I lapsed into a coma for 50,000 lifetimes of the earth while trying to read this ESPN.com feature about the twists of hotshot rookie Zion Williamson’s path to a sneaker end...
01:51, 08/03/2019

Ex-FBI agent in Greitens case charged with perjury, evidence tampering A former FBI agent hired by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner to help in the criminal investigation of then-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was hit with charges of perjury and tampering with evidence Monday.  ...
04:17, 06/18/2019

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
14:51, 05/29/2019

Reports: Patriots QB Tom Brady still set to become free agent in 2020 despite new contract New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady earned a bump in salary with a re-worked contract, but it also may allow him to become a free agent.       ...
09:51, 08/06/2019

Redfin’s newest online tool cuts out the buyer’s agent As part of the program, on Redfin-listed homes, consumers are given two options: buy with an agent or make an offer without an agent using Redfin software....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Agent fires back after NFL suspends Cowboys' Quinn (PEDs) The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn two games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, drawing a quick rebuke from the player's agent....
06:51, 08/09/2019