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How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths

Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.    ...

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths

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Black Unemployment Rate for April 90 Percent Higher Than US Rate Overall Headlines have been heralding the nation’s having the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years, but the jobless rate for black people is almost 90 percent higher than the national rate and higher than every other racial demographic in the nation....
02:17, 05/07/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around the country....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for a lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Baltimore shooting of infant and toddler leads to cash reward; city's weekend homicide tally hits 6 Baltimore authorities are offering a $15,000 reward after a 1-year-old infant and a 2-year-old toddler were injured when a street corner was sprayed with bullets....
20:34, 05/05/2019

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Every 33 hours: Femicide rate alarmingly high at the start of 2019 According to new data, in the first 120 days of 2019 there were 87 femicides throughout Argentina, which is equivalent to one femicide every 33 hours....
01:00, 05/08/2019

New York City traffic deaths surge in 2019 after years of progress Sixty-five people have been killed so far this year, up from 50 at the same time in 2018, according to police statistics Traffic deaths have surged in New York City this year, alarming advocates after years of progress under the Vision Zero push to e...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Mother's Day: Women band together to lower the high costs of freezing their eggs Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Cory Booker and Ayanna Pressley Introduce Sweeping Bill to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths Among Black Women Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) will unveil on Wednesday legislation aimed at tackling America’s rising maternal mortality rates, particularly among black mothers, among whom death rates related to childbirth and pregnancy are highest....
18:34, 05/08/2019

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Paper: Georgia mayor said city isn’t ready for black leader HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — A newspaper reports that the mayor of a mostly white north Georgia city is being criticized for saying the community wasn’t ready to have an African American city administrator. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that...
22:00, 05/06/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
21:00, 05/22/2019

A mayor reportedly said her city isn’t ready for black leader. A council member went further. Local reports indicate Hoschton, Ga., Mayor Theresa Kenerly said she withdrew the application of Keith Henry, a finalist for city administrator, “because he is black, and the city isn’t ready for this.”...
06:34, 05/08/2019

Duchess Meghan's pregnancy has sparked a conversation about doulas: What you should know Doulas are not midwives. They are not medically trained, but they serve as an emotional and physical support system for the birthing family.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Ga. Mayor Says City is 'Not Ready' for Black Employee. Councilman Agrees, Citing Jesus' Stance Against Race-Mixing The mayor of a nearly all-white Georgia town has come under fire after allegedly acknowledging that she disqualified a candidate for employment because of his race. Meanwhile, her fellow city councilman excused her actions, explaining that interracia...
02:17, 05/07/2019

CHEAP: Spy on your sneaky infant with 34% off the Arlo Baby Monitor Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! While many creatures in the animal kingdom are born ready to take on the world, humans are not. A foal can stand-up and walk around within an hour of birth. But h...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Parents get conflicting advice about mixing infant formula (Reuters Health) - National and international pediatric and health organizations should develop a uniform set of guidelines around infant formulas, says a group of pediatric experts....
21:17, 05/22/2019

One Infant Dead, More Missing After Rio Grande Raft Overturns A ten month old infant died and several more went missing when an inflatable raft overturned on the Rio Grande river as smugglers attempted to cross the river from Mexico to the U.S. with migrants on Wednesday night, according to CNN....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Police: Infant Dies After Being Punched In Head By Father LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A Louisville man is facing a murder charge after police say he punched his 1-month-old son in the head. According to an arrest citation obtained by WAVE 3 News, Anthony Trice was home alone watching the child when he w...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Mother charged with murder in fatal stabbing of infant LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (AP) — A mother accused of fatally stabbing her infant in the family’s northern New Jersey home has been charged with murder. Hiralbahen Bhavsar also faces a weapons count stemming from the child’s death. Bergen County ...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Infant girl dies in hot car in Lake Havasu Saturday TUCSON – An infant girl died on Saturday afternoon after she was left inside a vehicle in Lake Havasu for about an hour. According to a KidsAndCars.org press release, the father of the child reportedly left her alone in the vehicle while he was...
23:34, 05/13/2019

'By the grace of God': sheriff says infant survived after being tossed down a ravine by her mom The suspected kidnapping of a North Carolina infant girl in a carjacking has led to the arrest of the child’s mother for attempted murder, authorities said Friday....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Falcons' Jamon Brown pays for infant's funeral Atlanta Falcons guard Jamon Brown paid for the funeral expenses of a 1-month-old infant who died after his father allegedly hit him in a post-video game rage last week....
00:17, 05/16/2019

Mom rips anti-vaxxers after infant son contracts measles: '100% preventable' A California mother whose 5-month-old son contracted the measles virus posted heartbreaking photos of her infant suffering from a head-to-toe rash in an effort to urge others to get their children vaccinated....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Hero Dog Saves Infant Buried In Field By Mother In Thailand An attentive dog in northeastern Thailand is being hailed as a hero after finding and saving an infant allegedly buried in a field by his teenage mother, police said Saturday....
01:17, 05/19/2019

California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has no treatment or cure....
21:34, 05/06/2019

Father hit infant son in head, killing him, after losing video game, police say Anthony Trice, 26, is accused of striking his 1-month-old son in the head after losing a video game Friday evening. He's now charged with murder.        ...
07:17, 05/07/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Amy Schumer salutes 'warrior' women and praises doulas in 'post baby annoying post' The comedian said she "threw up violently and felt sick mostly every day of my pregnancy." But her friends were right: It was worth it.        ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

The dos and don'ts of helping your kid to sleep Getting kids to sleep is tough for any parent. Getting them to sleep in a world with so much to distract them is even tougher. The devices in our homes and pockets are designed to stimulate, excite and command our attention for as long as possible. K...
19:51, 05/09/2019

| Suarez thanks Liverpool for helping him to the top Barcelona striker Luis Suarez returns to Anfield hoping to beat Liverpool but remains eternally grateful to the Reds for helping him win a move to the Catalan giants....
21:34, 05/06/2019

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project...
21:17, 05/22/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
05:17, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Suspect’s brother accused of helping him BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Mississippi police officer (all times local): 8:45 a.m. The brother of a man accused of gunning down a police officer is accused of aiding him. Davian Lewanika Atkinson was booked into the Harrison ...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment across the continent....
18:17, 05/01/2019

AMD says it’s helping Sony with the PlayStation 5’s ‘special sauce’ Sony is working on its next-gen console, and that’s hardly a secret at this point. But while the PlayStation 5 isn’t expected to drop this year, we keep seeing it pop up in more and more reports. The newest teaser comes from AMD, which co...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Biden's son under scrutiny for helping China spy on Muslims The son of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden is under scrutiny for allegedly investing in a surveillance app used to spy on Muslims in China....
18:17, 05/04/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Are streaming platforms helping make the case for diversity? Netflix and the Cannes Film Festival have a spat about how the streaming platform's content is distributed. But could Cannes be missing out on content that is revolutionizing the industry's approach to diversity?...
15:34, 05/17/2019

Off-duty firefighter slugged by teen after helping couple on UES An off-duty city firefighter was punched in the head after stepping in to stop a group of teens from harassing a couple on the Upper East Side, according to police and sources....
04:34, 05/20/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
23:00, 05/15/2019

How rediscovering my faith is helping me cope with a chaotic world The Catholicism of my childhood was overshadowed by books and politics in my 20s. But speaking to survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire encouraged me to find solace and support at churchThe first time I went to church as an adult, I had been up all ni...
06:00, 05/06/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks across North America and the UK. It caused more t...
11:51, 05/15/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see...
05:34, 05/15/2019

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Teen mauled to death by pack of dogs while helping care for them A 14-year-old boy was mauled to death by a pack of dogs at the Massachusetts home of a professional dog trainer, according to reports. Ryan Hazel was attacked as he cared for the animals in Brighton, Massachusetts on Thursday night while their owner ...
13:34, 05/11/2019

Stronger Gen2 FE car helping overtaking - Audi's Lucas di Grassi Lucas di Grassi reckons the higher strength of the Formula E Gen2 car has had a "positive effect" on overtaking, despite criticism that it has led to increased contact levels...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Crowning glory: the Globe's triple helping of Henrys – in pictures The Globe theatre, London, kicks off its new season with Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V, performed back to back on 10 and 11 May. Photographer Tristram Kenton captured the rigours of rehearsal and the backstage buzz Continue readin...
09:34, 05/10/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
15:34, 05/20/2019

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
18:34, 05/07/2019

Steward died helping passengers escape burning Russian plane A young flight attendant was hailed as a hero Monday after refusing to leave the doomed Russian airliner while passengers were still aboard and died while helping them evacuate the flaming plane, according to a report. Maxim Moiseyev could not open t...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Galaxy S10 sales are helping Samsung regain market share in China Over the past three years, Samsung has seen its market share in China shrink drastically as local rivals such as Xiaomi and Huawei continued to grow. But thanks to the Galaxy S10’s release in March, the South Korean giant finally seems to be gaining ...
20:51, 05/06/2019

6 surprising ways robots (and their anuses) are helping people live and work How many times in the past week do you think your life was affected by a robot? Unless you have a robot vacuum cleaner, you might say that robots had no real impact on your life. But you’re wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the ways robots are bein...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Teen American Recruiter For Lashkar Admits To Helping Terror Group A teenage American recruiter for the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has admitted in a Texas federal court that he was guilty of a conspiracy to help the terrorist organisation, according to John......
08:17, 05/09/2019

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Just a Normal Story About a Good Samaritan Getting Arrested for Helping a Sick Migrant The Trump administration is doing everything in its power to hurt immigrants, both citizens and undocumented, leaving even the most well-intentioned of volunteers at risk for retribution....
01:51, 05/11/2019

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01:51, 04/29/2019

Technology in sport: How AI is helping one football club to make game-changing decisions Leatherhead FC is using artificial intelligence tools to check out rivals and analyse player performance, but the biggest benefit of the project went beyond just the data....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Elon Musk owes $507 million to banks helping Tesla raise capital Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk personally owes $507 million to Wall Street banks involved in Tesla's stock and debt sale, backed by his stake in the electric car maker, a company filing showed on Thursday....
06:00, 05/03/2019

How Stormi Webster Is Helping Kylie Jenner Expand Her Billion-Dollar Empire It's never too early to introduce your children to the business world. Long before Kylie Jenner welcomed her first child with Travis Scott, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star......
23:51, 05/14/2019

Weight Loss: Try This High-Fibre, High-Protein Salad To Lose Weight  If you think that salads are all about leafy greens and bland dressings, then it's time you change your perception a bit and try this salad, which is not only high on the health quotient but also......
12:34, 05/21/2019

Selfless teen killed in Colorado school shooting loved robotics, helping the elderly Kendrick Ray Castillo, the 18-year-old who sacrificed his life to save other students during a shooting in a suburban Denver high school, loved robotics, helping the elderly in his community and making people laugh, his friend told Reuters....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Brockmire serves up a heaping helping of Panda Express meltdown in this exclusive sneak peek Nobody knows benders, being on the losing end of adultery, and calling a baseball game like Jim Brockmire. And in the next episode of the IFC comedy that bears his name, he’s putting that expertise toward helping out new broadcast booth partner Gabby...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
13:51, 05/16/2019

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
17:17, 04/29/2019

Technology in sport: How artificial intelligence is helping one football club to make game-changing decisions Leatherhead FC is using AI tools to check out rivals and analyse player performance, but the biggest benefit of the project went beyond just the data....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Star Wars Fans Will Love Helping the Dark Lord Achieve His Destiny in Vader Immortal For years, we’ve enjoyed watching Star Wars stories from the outside. And typically Star Wars in VR and AR feels more like a very cool tech demo than a full immersion into a galaxy far, far away. But with Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Episo...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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

Kendrick Castillo, selfless teen killed in Colorado school shooting, loved robotics, helping the elderly Kendrick Ray Castillo, the 18-year-old who sacrificed his life to save other students during a shooting in a suburban Denver high school, loved robotics, helping out the elderly in his community and making people laugh, his friend told Reuters....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among the famous people who have died in 2019....
16:17, 04/29/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, most preventable: CDC More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a report Tuesday....
01:17, 05/08/2019

Fed: Neither rate hike nor cut is likely soon The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it's unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months amid signs of renewed economic health but unusually low inflation. (May 1)     ...
23:34, 05/01/2019

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disparities in care during and after childbirth. Black women, along with Native Americans and Alaska nati...
21:00, 05/08/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable A new government report finds that more U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and that more than half of those deaths are preventable. Deaths during pregnancy, at birth and in the following year are still relatively rare in the United S...
20:34, 05/07/2019

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are now claiming more middle-aged lives than heart disease....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Rate Spikes and Crises: Here We Go Again Interest rates make a lot of headlines these days. We find important correlations between the rates and the overall health of the stock market and economy, too. See the correlations in this chart pulled directly from our brand new January Elliott Wav...
16:00, 05/01/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on health workers trying to contain the virus's spread....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported, officials said. (May 4)        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo outbreak GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Congo’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have died in an Ebola outbreak that started in August. Health Minister Oly Ilunga confirmed to The Associat...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, according to a statement released to CNN on Monday....
16:51, 05/15/2019

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
11:34, 05/21/2019

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away. How the deaths are linked is a question posing challenges....
21:17, 05/14/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room to run amid its 10th year....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Minutes show some on Fed still think rate hikes possible WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials at their recent meeting believed the central bank could remain “patient” in deciding when to adjust interest rates, though some officials thought future rate hikes might still be needed. In minu...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Fed's not yet done with U.S. rate hikes, says Guggenheim Global CIO Federal Reserve policymakers have no reason to change U.S. interest rates anytime soon but will startle global markets by resuming rate hikes rather than pivoting to cuts, according to a leading Wall......
00:17, 05/01/2019

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

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
16:00, 05/01/2019

EPF Vs GPF: Benefits, Rate of Interest And Other Details There are three major provident fund accounts -- namely Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, General Provident Fund or GPF and Public Provident Fund or PPF -- available in the country....
16:17, 05/14/2019

The Fed Is Fighting for Control of Its Key Interest Rate If a ship crossing a wide and placid harbor yaws so far that it almost hits the channel markers, its captain might want to have the rudder adjusted. That’s essentially what the Federal Reserve has done three times since 2018. With the fed funds rate ...
19:17, 05/03/2019

A Case for Lower Rates Still Lurks Inflation could start to reflect new technology, business models and statistical methods. If that happens, the case for lowering rates could become overwhelming....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Natural ways to lower cholesterol High cholesterol levels can increase a person’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularl...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole. Kim Leach, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County district attorney&#...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 41 The number of deaths in cyclone Fani on Wednesday rose to 41 against the 37 till yesterday, officials confirmed today. Information and Public Relations secretary Sanjay Singh, however, did not name......
16:34, 05/08/2019

Calling all pet lovers: This website warns you of dog deaths in movies I can handle just about anything that happens in the most gruesome of movies, but pets or babies murdered for lazy emotional manipulation will leave me in a rotten mood for the rest of the day. I get that it’s “just a movie,” but sometimes I’m not in...
13:17, 05/05/2019

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway, though no critical injuries were reported. A Naval Air Station Jacksonville news release ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Huge Racial Disparities in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 64 The number of deaths due to cyclone Fani rose to 64 with 21 new deaths confirmed on Sunday, nine days after the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm devastated coastal Odisha....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Man convicted in shooting deaths of 3 inside Detroit eatery DETROIT (AP) — A jury has convicted a Detroit man in the fatal shootings of three other men inside a fast-food restaurant. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 30-year-old William Wilbourn-Little was found guilty Thursday in circuit court ...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A new mod called Guilt & Remembrance is looking t...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle-aged and younger adults, a new study suggests....
23:51, 05/07/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for the British throne. The story has once again piqued interest in maternal mortality rates, which hav...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they have found a third, unused crossbow inside a bag...
11:17, 05/13/2019

Ranking the Deaths in the Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Season As expected, Season 8 delivered a few big surprises and a lot of dead bodies. Here’s look back at the major deaths, from most gut-wrenching to gratifying....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Kentucky Derby to kick off under cloud of horse deaths Saturday marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs — but this year’s race will set off under a cloud of controversy originating at a track some 2,000 miles away. Twenty-three thoroughbreds have died since Dec. 26 at Santa...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths MILAN (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern Italy that killed two and injured more than a dozen. Matteo Salvini announced the arrest on Twitter T...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Two more bodies found in inquiry into German crossbow deaths Pair discovered dead in flat owned by one of three victims of hotel shootingTwo more bodies have been found during investigations into the deaths of three people discovered in a Bavarian hotel room who had been killed by crossbow bolts.Two women were...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in a car.        ...
14:00, 05/13/2019

The Latest: 3 deaths blamed on flooding; kayaker missing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The latest round of Midwestern flooding has claimed at least three lives, closed hundreds of roads and forced residents of threatened towns to shore up threatened lev...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tuesday on f...
21:34, 05/16/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Cooperstown mom charged with manslaughter in deaths of twin babies COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A 27-year-old woman faces manslaughter charges after authorities in central New York say she recklessly caused the deaths of her twin babies. State police say the charges stem from an investigation into the deaths last June of Kim...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Dems, GOP battle over migrant children's deaths A Democratic lawmaker blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, setting off a fight between Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill Wednesday. (May 22)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Arizona unemployment rate declines to 4.8% in April PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% in April, down from 5% in March. State officials say Arizona’s labor force declined by nearly 3,000 people during the same period while the number of nonfarm j...
11:34, 05/18/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued economic expansion....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Traders trim bets on Fed rate cut later this year Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures began trimming bets the Federal Reserve will cut rates before the end of the year after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank is comfortable with its current stance and sees no strong c...
22:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The ...
19:34, 05/03/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 % U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive stimulus from Republican tax cuts and spending increases fades....
00:34, 05/04/2019

NYC’s rent-stabilized units about to see rate hikes The city’s Rent Guidelines Board narrowly backed a proposal Tuesday night that would hike rents for the million-plus New Yorkers who live in rent-regulated housing. The board okayed a tentative proposal that would allow for hikes ranging from ....
00:34, 05/09/2019

New Zealand cuts benchmark interest rate to new low of 1.5% WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Citing lower global growth, New Zealand’s Reserve Bank has cut the nation’s benchmark interest rate by a quarter point to an all-time low of 1.5%. The cut on Wednesday brings New Zealand’s rate in line...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic data suggest that’s too drastic a bet....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. birth rate fell to a 32-year low in 2018 The U.S. birth rate dropped 2 percent from 2018 to 2017, hitting a 32-year low, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics reported Wednesday....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks lower as chipmakers slump NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. Stocks are lower at midday on Wall Street Monday, with shares of chipmakers leading the decline. Companies are taking steps to comply with the Trump adminis...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
20:17, 05/17/2019

Study finds most sudden deaths in youth sports were in basketball The majority of sudden deaths in youth and middle school sports happen to boys at an average age of 13 on the basketball court, a NATA study found.        ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Police: Water heater probably caused carbon monoxide deaths DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities believe a tankless water heater probably caused a carbon monoxide leak that killed a family of four at a home in Ohio. Genoa Township authorities found 50-year-old Richard Reitter III, 49-year-old Jennifer Reitter, a...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Egypt holiday deaths: Daughter hits out at 'immoral' delays The daughter of a British couple who both died suddenly while on holiday in Egypt has accused authorities of showing an "immoral" lack of assistance to her family. ...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting his rule....
23:51, 05/13/2019

Germany: 2 more bodies found in Passau crossbow deaths case A bizarre case in Bavaria continues to develop. After three people were found dead in a hotel room accompanied by two crossbows, now two further corpses have been discovered, at the home of one of the first victims....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
15:00, 05/13/2019

3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots in hearts, neck German authorities say autopsies show three people found dead with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, but are still trying to determine exactly what happened....
11:17, 05/14/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
09:34, 05/17/2019

Cherry Brook Zoo cleared by CAZA in deaths of guinea pigs Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums said that their investigation has found that there is no evidence to support accusations that the method of euthanasia was inhumane. ...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two women impaled with crossbow bolts, The Daily Beast reported, citing German news accounts. Two other...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Horse Deaths at Santa Anita and Pimlico: Same Day, Same Track Owner A filly died after a race at Pimlico, the site of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The fatality at Santa Anita, the 24th at the track since Dec. 26, occurred after a gelding broke down during training....
08:51, 05/18/2019

3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots to hearts, neck Autopsies have shown that three people found dead at a German hotel with crossbow bolts lodged in their bodies died from those wounds, but police say there was no sign of a struggle...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer people died from opioid overdoses, a new U.S. study finds....
03:51, 05/10/2019

Pregnancy-related deaths, mostly preventable, occur up to a year after birth: CDC Some 700 women in the United States die from pregnancy-related complications each year, up to a year after giving birth, and the deaths are usually preventable, according to a study released by U.S. health officials on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Quake of 6.1 magnitude in Panama injures one, no initial reports of deaths A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled homes in southwest Panama on Sunday near the border with Costa Rica, damaging buildings and injuring at least one person, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities, authorities said....
01:17, 05/13/2019

E.P.A. Could Make Thousands of Pollution Deaths Vanish by Changing Its Math The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution that experts have said is not scientifically sound....
13:17, 05/20/2019

Horse Deaths are Threatening the Racing Industry. Is the Sport Obsolete? A Kentucky family in the horse business for decades says action to address the health of the animals is overdue. The consequences of inaction could be catastrophic....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Endgame Writers on Thanos' Snap, Deaths, and Other Spoiler-y Things Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely discuss all things spoiler-y, including why they made the choices they made and the alternatives they considered....
09:17, 04/30/2019

Laughing gas deaths double as young people ignore the dangers Young people are ignoring the lethal risks of laughing gas, nurses warn — with deaths doubling in just 12 months. They claim nitrous oxide, also known as hippy crack, is now taken by more than one in 10 men and one in 15 women aged 16 to 24 in ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Surgical safety checklist linked to decline in hospital deaths After the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist went into effect in 2008, patient deaths after surgeries fell by a third in Scotland....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Fed's Rosengren Sees No Reason to Change Rate Policy Right Now Federal Reserve Bank of Boston chief Eric Rosengren said he sees no reason to change central bank interest rate policy right now, adding that sustained tariffs could accelerate a return to the Fed’s 2% inflation target....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday. The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fewer babies being born each year — which means we’r...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and will submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Upward Move on Key Market Rate Could Bring Fed Response The Federal Reserve’s tool kit for controlling interest rates is facing a challenge that could prompt changes in the mechanics of how the central bank influences the economy....
15:51, 05/01/2019

EU devouring natural resources at unsustainable rate: report The world would need 2.8 Earths if everyone burned through natural resources as greedily as the average person in the EU, according to a new study. Its authors say drastic action is needed to avert a crisis....
07:34, 05/09/2019

Google's Q1 means cloud revenue run rate still AWOL Google's parent company delivered mixed first quarter financial results due in part to the recent $1.7 billion antitrust fine​ by the European Commission...
00:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic activity even as last year's massive stimulus from Republican tax cuts and spending increases fades....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Free to use cash machines disappearing at 'an alarming rate' Free to use cash machines are disappearing at an alarming rate with more than 1,000 ATMs converted to charge fees in March alone, according to the consumer group Which?...
05:17, 05/01/2019

April jobs blowout keeps Fed rate cut out of Trump's grasp Blowout April hiring that leaves the U.S. the economic envy of the world, according to President Trump, comes with a spoiler: It makes the Federal Reserve interest-rate cut he has advocated via Twitter that much less likely....
05:34, 05/04/2019

UN study says humans are damaging nature at 'unprecedented' rate You probably weren't expecting a feel-good nature report from the UN after its alarming findings on climate change, and you won't get one. The organization's Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Serv...
17:00, 05/06/2019

SBI Annuity Deposit Scheme: Rate Of Interest And Other Details Under SBI (State Bank of India) annuity deposit scheme, the facility of premature payment is available. However, it is permitted only in case of death of the depositor....
23:00, 05/11/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensions and extended weakness in commodity prices. Ban...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Fed's Harker Expects One More Rate Hike in 2019 and Another in 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Monday he is still expecting more central bank interest-rate increases, but acknowledged that view has become somewhat more tentative....
06:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. Added 263,000 Jobs in April; Jobless Rate Fell American employers picked up the pace of hiring in April and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh half-century low, adding to signs of a healthy U.S. economy. Nonfarm payrolls increased a seasonally adjusted 263,000 in April, the Labor Department sa...
15:17, 05/03/2019

Gold Rate Declines By Rs 250 Amid Weak Demand In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 250 each to Rs 32,620 and Rs 32,450 per 10 gram, respectively....
12:00, 05/03/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump, in perhaps his most unorthodox statement yet on monetary policy, called for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act as if the country was back in the throes of recession, with sharp interest rate cuts and renewed "quantitative easing"...
12:51, 05/01/2019

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

FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orbit of 'just' 550km (about 342 miles). T...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Ahead of Fed, Jobs Report The greenback slipped before two events later this week that may give investors insight regarding the U.S. economy: the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy statement and the employment report....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on trade war anxiety NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening slightly lower Wednesday as investors watch for developments in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. A day after steep losses on ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
20:51, 04/28/2019

DowDuPont profit slumps 28%, hit by lower chemical demand Floods in the U.S. Midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and smartphone markets hit prices of its specialty and agricultural chemicals as well as volumes in North America....
23:34, 05/02/2019

Home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates Existing-home sales fell 0.4% in April and are down 4.4% from a year ago. The big drop in mortgage rates didn't help the sales.        ...
01:34, 05/22/2019

Eating Whole Walnuts May Help Lower BP For Those At Risk Of Heart Diseases A new study has said that eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure, especially in people who are vulnerable to or at risk of cardiovascular diseases or heart diseases....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street as traders are disappointed that the U.S. and China failed to reach a deal on trade before Friday’s tar...
17:17, 05/10/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Semenya's future in doubt after she says no to medication to lower testosterone Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya's future was in doubt on Friday after she said she would not take medication to lower her testosterone levels to comply with new rules for the 800 metres....
04:51, 05/04/2019

A Low-Fat Diet May Lower the Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer Breast cancer treatments have come a long way in recent decades, but understanding how to prevent tumors from forming in the first place has been a major challenge. In a new study being presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology me...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Viacom profit beats on lower costs, success of 'What Men Want' Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon, beat quarterly profit estimates on Friday, as costs fell and its Paramount Pictures division gained from the success of its movie "What Men Want", sending its shares up 3.5%....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Wall Street turns lower as oil stocks drag U.S. stocks headed lower on Thursday as a slide in energy stocks added to gloom after the Federal Reserve quashed hopes of interest rate cuts this year....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Uber Prepares for IPO at Midpoint of Target Range or Lower The landmark IPO of ride-hailing firm Uber is expected to price later Thursday as investors weigh a broader stock-market decline and the struggles of rival Lyft’s shares....
21:34, 05/09/2019

Uber shifts into lower gear, prices IPO at $45 per share SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world’s leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual Angel, Secret Street, Derby Treasure, Noise Mandate, Amboseli. There will be no statues built at Santa...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Kenyan man in US illegally charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally has been charged by Texas prosecutors with killing at least six elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole, authorities said Thursday....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Jail deaths highlight ongoing rural Alaska safety issues ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for an Alaska regional tribal consortium says the recent deaths of three people at village jails underscores ongoing public safety problems in rural parts of the state. Azara Mohammadi (ah-ZAHR-ah moh-HAH-mah-de...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday by the UN political mission in the country (UNAMA...
19:51, 04/28/2019

First slavery, then a chemical plant and cancer deaths: one town's brutal history Long before Reserve, Louisiana was home to a chemical plant and riddled with cancer, it had suffered the violent deprivations of enslavementAt night the Pontchartrain Works lights up the horizon. During the day the tall scaffolding and plumes of emis...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Global stocks fall, dollar, yields climb as Fed rate cut seen less likely Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to alter expectations for a rate cut by the central bank this year....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
18:51, 04/30/2019

ProBeat: Has Google’s word error rate progress stalled? If Google hit a wall in 2017 with cloud-powered speech recognition, it makes sense to shift resources to improving offline, on-device speech recognition.Read More...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Australia's central bank will consider a rate cut at June meeting, governor says Australia's central bank will consider the case for lower interest rates at its June policy meeting, Governor Philip Lowe said in a speech on Tuesday....
08:51, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Czech finance ministry plans 7 pct rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalising a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a 7 percent rate....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Antarctic ice thinning at an ‘extraordinary’ rate, satellite data show Antarctica is losing ice at a rapid rate, according to new satellite information. Glaciers are now sliding into the sea because of the warming Southern Ocean as ice vanishes five times faster than it did in the 1990s. The West Antarctic ice sheet use...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Investors Await Clues on Fed's Rate Pause, Policy Outlook Federal Reserve officials are poised to leave interest rates unchanged at their two-day meeting ending Wednesday, and the debate could center on what it would take for them to move off the sidelines....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates....
22:17, 05/21/2019

Japan provides free preschool, daycare in bid to boost birth rate Japan enacted a new law Friday that allows all children to attend preschool at no cost -- part of a strategy by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to boost the country's sagging birth rate....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Next Government Seen Relying On RBI Rate Cuts To Spur Growth: Report The government has a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of gross domestic product for 2019-20. While the RBI is likely to be open to more policy easing, provided inflation does not surge, their......
12:51, 05/15/2019

England’s Eoin Morgan banned for fourth ODI because of slow over-rate • England captain suspended for slow over-rate in third ODI• Bairstow reprimanded for hitting stumps after dismissal Eoin Morgan is set to hand over the England captaincy to Jos Buttler for Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in No...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Fed Minutes Show Comfort With Make-No-Moves Rate Stance Many Federal Reserve officials said they expected a soft patch in inflation would prove temporary at their April 30-May 1 policy meeting, but several raised concerns about what might happen if price pressures continued to defy expectations by holding...
20:34, 05/22/2019

CBOE To Introduce First Interest Rate-Based Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 13, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin disseminating values for its first interest rate-based volatility index, the CBOE Interest Rate Volatility Index (ticker: SRVX)...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the ...
08:17, 05/21/2019

Iran increases by fourfold the rate of production of low enriched uranium Iran has increased by fourfold the rate of production of low enriched uranium, an official in Natanz nuclear facility was cited as saying by Tasnim news agency on Monday, a week after Iran officially stopped some commitments under an international n...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Job growth surged in April, unemployment rate falls to 49-year low Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a strong gain that suggests businesses have shrugged off any concerns the economy may slow this year. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to a new five-decade low of 3.6 pe...
19:34, 05/03/2019

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

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
01:17, 04/30/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady near one-week low as Fed clouds rate cut bets Gold steadied on Thursday, holding just above a one-week low touched in the previous session after comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell dashed hopes of a near-term rate cut, boosting the dollar....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Australian stocks set to slip; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Australia were set to decline at the open on Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
01:51, 05/02/2019

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appeared to dampen hopes the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Ky. Public Service Commission denies Atmos gas rate increase FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase residential natural gas rates for about 177,000 customers in central and western parts of the state. The move by the commission leaves the t...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Lower growth in one key U.S. metric could hurt Apple's most profitable unit As iPhone sales turn sluggish, Apple is counting more and more on the installed base of iPhones for revenue growth. To make this transition from hardware sales to work, Apple has aggressively expanded its Services unit by adding Apple News+, Apple TV...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 mln to $5 mln range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
00:17, 05/23/2019

DowDuPont profit slumps 28 percent, hit by lower chemical demand DowDuPont Inc reported a 28 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the U.S. midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and smartphone markets hit prices of its specialty and agricultural chemicals as well as volumes in North A...
18:17, 05/02/2019

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change....
17:51, 05/02/2019

Fed can lower rates if U.S.-China trade spat causes slowdown: Rosengren The Federal Reserve has the tools it needs, including lowering interest rates, to respond to any slowdown resulting from the U.S.-China trade spat, a top Fed policymaker told Reuters on Monday, adding that he is not necessarily expecting such a need ...
23:34, 05/13/2019

US futures turn lower amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly negative open on Wednesday, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U.S. and China....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Wall Street opens lower as trade worries weigh U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, following a three-day run of gains, as trade worries returned after Chinese media took a hard stance on the tariff dispute between the United States and China....
15:51, 05/17/2019

Slide in energy stocks push Wall Street lower Wall Street's main indexes slipped on Thursday, as a slide in energy stocks added to the gloom after the Federal Reserve dampened expectations of an interest rate cut this year....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks open broadly lower on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly lower with the biggest losses going to technology companies and banks. Chipmaker Intel fell 1.2% early Tuesday. Bank of America fe...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Trump pushes Fed to lower interest rates in series of tweets President Donald Trump is pushing the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, claiming it would help the economy to "go up like a rocket."        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Trump's China tariff threat sends Wall St. lower U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week, triggering worries about a global economic slowdown....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Markets Move Lower as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week....
18:17, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures lower as oil prices slip Stock futures for Canada's main equity index edged lower on Wednesday as oil prices fell due to an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand worries related to the U.S.-China trade war....
15:00, 05/22/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges lower as material shares weigh Canada's main stock index edged lower on Wednesday, as shares of precious metal miners fell in the wake of a decline in gold prices ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower rates any time soon to bolster price pressures....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Type-2 diabetes: Why this one drink could lower blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include peeing more than usual and feeling very tired. To reduce blood sugar levels it’s important to watch what you eat and drink....
00:00, 05/02/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on global growth worries Canada's main stock index opened lower on Wednesday, after weak economic data from China and the United States revived fears of slowing global economic growth....
17:02, 05/15/2019

SoftBank Group shares tumble as Uber prices IPO at lower end Shares in Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp tumbled 5.5% on Friday, a day after one of its biggest tech bets, Uber Technologies, priced its initial public offering at the low end of the targeted range....
11:17, 05/10/2019

Treasury yields tick lower as US-China trade war escalates U.S. government debt prices ticked higher Thursday after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology....
12:00, 05/16/2019

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness BOSTON (AP) — Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston’s game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness. Springer, who entered Sunday leading the American League with 17 homers, took three big swings in ...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Economist, prominent UN figure blames American sanctions for thousands of deaths in Venezuela A top economist who has worked for years with the United Nations is claiming that U.S. sanctions are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths in Venezuela and that such actions are illegal under international and U.S. law -- his latest attack on the T...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Former Texas police chief faces murder trial for deaths of upstate couple SODUS, N.Y. — A former Texas police chief faces trial for the shooting deaths of an upstate New York couple in their driveway last fall. A Wayne County jury is expected to hear opening statements Monday. Former Sunray, Texas, Chief Timothy Dean has p...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. There have been 64 traffic deaths this year — up 10 percent from 58 during the same period last year,...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
09:34, 05/05/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
21:51, 05/12/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
01:51, 05/08/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting rates as early as June....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating income was $5.2 billion, down 8 percent year on year, net income was $4.7 billion, down 4 percent, a...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Mike Pence joins Trump in calling for interest rate cuts Vice President Mike Pence joined the chorus of Trump administration officials calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. “I think it might be time for us to consider lowering interest rates,” Pence said in an interview with CNBC Friday. Pe...
04:34, 05/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX weaken after Fed dampens rate cut bets Latin American currencies softened against a stronger U.S. dollar on Thursday, a day after the U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates steady, while most regional stock markets broadly fell along with their global peers. Regional markets, return...
00:51, 05/03/2019

Theory test pass rate drops to lowest level in a decade News 14 May, 2019 The proportion of learner drivers passing the driving theory test has fallen 18 per cent in a decade, new data reveals...
02:17, 05/15/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Research reveals surprising relationship between climate change and fertility rate Climate change will shape every aspect of human life – often in complex ways. Take the question of deciding how many children to have, for example. A new analysis suggests that climate change could increase fertility rates in tropical countries, in t...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Gundlach says buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries -Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer at Doubleline Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries via a put-call straddle on TLT....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Growth Rate Of The Automobile Sector Keeps Changing Every Month: Nitin Gadkari Only two of the 16 companies on BSE Auto Index have held their heads above water this year. Tata Motors which rebounded last month after declining to its lowest level since 2011 in February....
22:34, 05/10/2019

UA, AZDHS study doubles survival rate for traumatic brain injuries MESA, Ariz. – It is a situation no one wants to imagine themselves or a loved one in, but traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a major cause of death in the United States. Now, a University of Arizona and Arizona Department of Health Services stu...
05:00, 05/09/2019

England captain Eoin Morgan hit with one-game ban after slow over-rate against Pakistan Eoin Morgan will sit out England's fourth ODI against Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Friday after he was banned for one match for England's dismal over-rate on Tuesday....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Nurse who was stabbed while helping London Bridge victim asked terrorist: 'What's wrong with you?' A nurse who was stabbed as she tried to save a man during the London Bridge terror attack said she looked into the eyes of one of the "evil" extremists and asked him: "What's wrong with you?"...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Type-2 diabetes: Eat this complex carb to lower blood sugar naturally DIABETES symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. To cut your type-2 risk, you should consider adding these complex carbohydrates into your diet....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Cognizant cuts 2019 forecasts on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp on Thursday nearly halved its 2019 revenue expectations after missing first-quarter results, as the IT services and outsourcing company faces sluggish demand in its financial and healthcare businesses....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Bridgewater warns of peak U.S. profit margins, lower stock prices The major drivers of high U.S. corporate profit margins are unsustainable and "now under threat", which will eventually result in much lower equity prices, Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest......
21:00, 04/28/2019

AIG profit beats on strong underwriting, lower costs; shares up 6 percent Insurer American International Group Inc reported first-quarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates on Monday, as its general insurance business posted its first underwriting profit since the financial crisis....
23:34, 05/06/2019

AIG shares jump as profit beats on strong underwriting and lower costs Insurer AIG reported first-quarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates, as its general insurance business posted its first underwriting profit since the financial crisis....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Trump's threat to escalate trade war with China pushes Dow lower for a second day The Dow Jones industrial average extended its losses into a second day on Tuesday after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality.        ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

New office space will bring the chic back to the Lower East Side A quart of sour pickles on Grand Street costs just $8. But a single square foot of newly minted, amenities-rich office space on Delancey Street will set you back a C-note. Hello, the new Lower East Side....
08:51, 05/14/2019

Dow ends 473 points lower, its worst day since January, as trade fears grow The Dow extended its losses into a second day after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality.        ...
05:17, 05/08/2019

FCC Clears SpaceX to Launch Nearly 1,600 Internet-Beaming Satellites to a Lower Orbit The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX’s plans to fly a fleet of internet-transmitting satellites, Starlink, at a “lower orbit than originally planned,” the Verge reported on Saturday.Read more......
22:51, 04/28/2019

Chase tried to motivate customers with lower bank balances. It backfired badly. Chase Bank tried to offer customers on Twitter some #MondayMotivation to save money. The backlash was so strong the banking giant deleted their tweet.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk A large new study has found an association between glucosamine, a common dietary supplement for joint pain, and a lower risk of cardiovascular problems....
11:17, 05/16/2019

Futures lower after market whiplash | Jobs report set | Bitcoin falls 11% U.S. stock futures are pointing to a lower Wall Street open ahead of the Friday session, with momentum from a late Thursday rally off lows failing to carry over.  ...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Equities, yields close lower before U.S.-China trade crunch time Stock indexes around the world fell for a fourth day in a row on Thursday, though Wall Street closed above session lows after comments from President Donald Trump about U.S.-China trade talks a day before the United States was due to raise tariffs....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Diabetes: Resistant Starch Benefits And Foods That May Help Lower Glucose Levels Diabetes Diet: Resistant starch is a type of starch that is not digested in the upper digestive tract and a small part of it remains in the gut unchanged. Here's why resistant starch rich foods are......
12:17, 05/09/2019

Toyota annual profit rises 3% on cost cuts, lower incentives Toyota's operating profit edged up nearly 3 percent in the latest fiscal year on rising sales, tighter cost control and lower incentives in the crucial U.S. market....
12:51, 05/08/2019

Russian Weightlifter's Lower Leg Bones Go Kerblooey During Ill-Fated 250-Kilogram Squat The setting for this horrifying video is the Eurasian Weightlifting Championship, held May 19 in Khabarovsk in southeastern Russia. The central figure is 20-year-old Russian weightlifter Yaroslav Radashkevich, who is attempting to squat 250 kilograms...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Using CRISPR to stop male calves being born may lower animal suffering Male cows and chickens are routinely killed soon after birth because they are not wanted, but it may be possible to prevent their embryos developing in the first place...
18:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. says military killed 120 civilians abroad in 2018, lower than watchdog estimates United States military actions killed about 120 civilians and injured 65 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, the Pentagon said in a report on Thursday, though the figures were far lower than those reported by watchdog groups....
19:51, 05/02/2019

BA Province Lower House speaker takes leave over sex abuse claims Female member of PRO has accused the speaker of the Buenos Aires Provincial Legislature, Manuel Mosca, of sexual abuse. Mosca is the husband of national Senator Gladys González....
19:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Apache profit misses on lower crude, natural gas prices U.S. oil and gas producer Apache Corp missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, as lower crude and natural gas prices offset higher output from the Permian basin in the United States and the UK North Sea....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Wall Street ends lower on trade uncertainty; Dow down for fourth week Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years....
22:17, 05/17/2019

'People are dying horrible deaths': the Louisiana town where cancer haunts the streets – video Residents of the town on the banks of the Mississippi River have watched as family members and neighbors have been lost to cancer. Official figures show the risk of cancer from toxic air is 50 times higher in Reserve than the national average. Feelin...
20:00, 05/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed dents rate cut hopes Europe's share markets struggled on Thursday and the dollar and bond yields trimmed overnight gains made after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years....
15:34, 05/02/2019

EU antitrust regulators to fine banks for forex exchange rate rigging - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to fine a group of banks including Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC and JPMorgan in the coming weeks for rigging foreign exchange rates, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues notice of higher tariff rate on Chinese goods U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. (0401 GMT) on Friday, another step toward activation of President Donald Trump's planned tar...
22:17, 05/09/2019

Home prices continued to grow at a slower rate in February: S&P Case-Shiller Home prices have been gaining since 2012, but in the past year those gains have been shrinking, due to higher mortgage rates and a general overheating of values in most metropolitan markets, which hurt sales....
15:34, 04/30/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
15:34, 05/06/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Gundlach recommends buying rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries: Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity......
06:34, 05/07/2019

The world's first 1TB microSD card is finally on sale at a slightly lower price than expected Just in case you needed further proof the mobile tech industry is making incredible progress at breakneck speed nowadays, you might recall Samsung's first ever "terabyte-ready" phone was only unveiled last fall. The Galaxy Note 9 offered 512 gigs of ...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Lockheed signs long-term contracts with supplier for lower costs, better availability Lockheed Martin has negotiated new long-term logistics and repair contracts with F-35 Lightning II suppliers with lower costs and better availability....
18:17, 04/28/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Paper Round: Pogba to push for Real move – but needs United to lower asking price "Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial’s Manchester United future, Paulo Dybala to Old Trafford and Ajax’s David Neres all feature in Tuesday’s Paper Round."...
04:17, 05/07/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower as U.S.-China trade war stokes growth fears Canada's main stock index fell at the open on Monday, as an escalating tariff war between the United States and China raised concerns about global economic growth....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Cognizant cuts full-year forecast on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp cut its full-year revenue forecast and missed its first-quarter results on Thursday, due to lower demand in its financial services and healthcare business....
00:17, 05/03/2019

D-Wave releases lower-noise quantum processor on its Leap cloud service D-Wave Systems released a lower-noise D-Wave 2000Q processor in its Leap cloud service and research showing a correlation with improved performance.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Toyota annual profit increases 3 percent on cost cutting, lower incentives Toyota's operating profit edged ahead nearly 3 percent in the latest fiscal year on rising sales, tighter cost control and lower incentives in the crucial U.S. market...
11:51, 05/08/2019

Mazda's profits tumble 43% on foreign exchange, lower sales, dealer outlays In announcing the lower earnings results, CEO Akira Marumoto outlined a new mid-term business plan that targets lifting operating profit margin to a sustainable 5 percent by the fiscal year ending March 31, 2025....
14:34, 05/09/2019

Europe shares close lower as BOE holds rates; factory activity contracts; VW up 4% European stocks closed lower on Thursday as traders reacted to comments from the chair of the Federal Reserve, more corporate earnings and disappointing data from the euro zone....
17:34, 05/02/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
10:17, 05/17/2019

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
07:51, 05/21/2019

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Wall St. ends lower as investors weigh Trump's China tariff threat U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though they pared much of their early losses as healthcare shares rose and some investors remained confident of an eventual trade agreement....
23:34, 05/06/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX lower as oil prices drop, global growth worries return Canada's main stock index dropped on Wednesday, as energy shares fell due to a drop in oil prices and weak economic data from China and the United States revived fears of slowing global economic growth....
17:02, 05/15/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
18:51, 05/19/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Fitbit's enterprise health unit hits Q1 stride, $122 million annual revenue run rate Fitbit is also seeing strong demand for its devices. The hardware is seen as a customer acquisition avenue for a broader software and services strategy....
01:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Gundlach recommends buying rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries -Sohn Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Monday at the Sohn Investment Conference that his best idea for investors is to buy interest rate volatility on long maturity U.S. Treasuries....
02:17, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Iceland's central bank cuts key interest rate as contracting tourism bites Iceland's central bank on Wednesday cut its deposit rate and said the economy would now shrink in 2019 after the all-important tourism industry contracted and the capelin fishing season failed....
11:51, 05/22/2019

California plan aims to slash state's child poverty rate in half by 2039 A bill pending in the California Legislature sets an ambitious goal of cutting the state's child poverty rate in half by 2039 and also eliminating the number of kids in "deep poverty" by 2024....
18:17, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Cognizant cuts full-year forecast on lower financial, healthcare demand Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp cut its full-year revenue forecast and missed its first-quarter results on Thursday, due to lower demand in its financial services and healthcare business....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest economies will be able to resolve their trade dispute anytime soon....
11:00, 05/13/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
12:51, 05/09/2019

Bank of England faces climate change protests ahead of interest rate decision - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England to help address the climate change crisisIntroduction: Protests outside the Bank of England 7.52am BST The Bank of England needs to blacklist high-carbo...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Treasurys rise, sending yields lower as investors seek safety amid Trump's tariff threat U.S. government debt prices were higher on Monday morning, as investors digested news that the White House will impose higher tariffs on Chinese goods....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Europe markets edge lower; Chinese vice premier confirmed for trade talks; Thomas Cook up 10% European stocks traded slightly lower during morning trade Tuesday, after it was confirmed Chinese Vice Premier Liu He would attend trade talks in Washington....
14:17, 05/07/2019

White House takes on surprise medical bills in continued push to lower US health-care costs President Donald Trump announced a new push Thursday for legislation designed to end surprise medical bills that leave Americans saddled with costs for care that they thought were covered by their insurance....
19:17, 05/09/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned o...
17:34, 04/29/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
23:34, 05/07/2019

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

Cboe Global Markets Reports Record Results for First Quarter 2018 and Raises Run-rate Expense Synergy Target to $85 Million CHICAGO, IL – May 4, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported record financial results for the first quarter of 2018....
17:51, 05/01/2019

Expert: horse deaths result of 'multiple factors' Santa Anita had its second horse death in four days when a horse was injured during a race Sunday and was later euthanized. UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine professor Susan Stover says recent deaths have been a result of multiple factors. (May ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

All those deaths from 'Game of Thrones' Battle of Winterfell, ranked Spoiler alert: We list and rank significant character deaths from Sunday's 'Game of Thrones' episode, 'The Long Night,' which featured an epic battle.        ...
12:51, 04/29/2019

Red flags before deaths of 7 in Tennessee a 'wake-up call,' attorney says Michael Lee Cummins, the suspect in the Tennessee deaths, had a lengthy criminal history in the state before the deaths last month.        ...
16:34, 05/03/2019

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
20:17, 05/05/2019

Taking a group 'egg-cation': Women band together to lower costs of egg-freezing treatments Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
11:51, 05/10/2019

CBOE ANNOUNCES THIRD-QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS REVENUES, NET INCOME LOWER AGAINST RECORD THIRD-QUARTER 2008 Chicago, October 28, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2009. Total Exchange revenues for the third quarter of 2009 decreased by 17 percent to $9...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Announce New Interbank Lending Exchange and Interest Rate Benchmark CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Environmental Financial Products, LLC and CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange, an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and borrow short-ter...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Google unveils the lower-cost Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL Google's worst-kept secret in a long time is now official: meet the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. As expected, both phones are mid-tier devices aimed at people who want the Pixel line's photographic chops (not to mention a 'pure' take...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Those shocking deaths from 'Game of Thrones' King's Landing battle, ranked Spoiler alert: We rank the most significant deaths from the second-to-last episode of the HBO hit 'Game of Thrones.'        ...
08:00, 05/13/2019

What to know about black stool The causes of black stool usually include colitis, stomach ulcers, and certain foods. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about black stool, and when to see a doctor, here....
02:34, 05/04/2019

What causes black mucus? Black mucus or phlegm is usually a sign of an underlying condition, smoking, or exposure to pollutants. It may clear up on its own, but it sometimes requires treatment. Here, find out what causes black mucus and how to treat it....
13:51, 05/08/2019

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will...
22:00, 05/02/2019

President Trump slams 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett as a 'third-rate actor' President Donald Trump is taking a shot at "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, again, for referencing MAGA country.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Criminalizing black girls Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Eczema on black skin: What to know Eczema is a common skin condition that causes inflammation and itching. It can present differently in different skin tones. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eczema and how it might look on black skin....
05:34, 04/30/2019

Psoriasis on black skin: What to know Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article....
16:34, 04/30/2019

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
03:00, 04/29/2019

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Yoga Is My Self-Care: More Black Men Need to Breathe As soon as I walk into my yoga studio in Brooklyn, I leave every societal hang-up on how black men are supposed to act and feel at the door. I can be free. I can be me, at peace with my mind and body. I exist unjudged by the people practicing with me...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Three new Black Mirror S5 trailers tell us more about what’s in store Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just rele...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Celebrating black masculinity in Harlem When British designer Ozwald Boateng announced he'd be staging a fashion show about "AI," most people assumed he was talking about artificial intelligence....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Get a Black Stainless Steel 6 Qt. Instant Pot for Only $55 It is time to jump on the Instant Pot bandwagon! You’re going to want to toss out all of your other kitchen appliances after you try this. Right now, you can get a black stainless steel 6 Qt. Instant Pot LUX60 for only $55 from Walmart. The Instant P...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone ship...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Here are three new Black Mirror trailers for your eyeballs Three new episodes of Black Mirror are hitting Netflix on June 5—yes, just three, but you will take what Charlie Brooker gives you and you will be satisfied (or complain about it on Twitter, as is your wont). Speaking of which, Netflix has released a...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Pay gap between black, white college graduates has grown Members of the college class of 2019 are starting out on some of the best economic footing in recent memory, but that fortune isn’t spread equally. The gulf in wages between young black college graduates and young white college graduates has actually...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the character’s identity....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Rory McIlroy could have edge at Bethpage Black There aren’t a lot of golf courses that don’t set up well for Rory McIlroy. But ones like Bethpage Black, where the PGA Championship starts Thursday, are tailored for him. The four-time major champion is aiming for his third PGA Championship win this...
09:34, 05/15/2019

'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 to premiere in July "Orange is the New Black" stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne sing the Regina Spektor song "You've Got Time" in a Season 7 promo....
19:51, 05/22/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:17, 05/15/2019

'The Twilight Zone' gets a makeover for the 'Black Mirror' age Rod Serling's classic "The Twilight Zone" made its debut almost 60 years ago, but each generation seems destined for its own revival. The latest incarnation, courtesy of streaming site CBS All Access, tries to give the sci-fi anthology a new coat of ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5 Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.Read more......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
12:51, 05/22/2019

For some, black Minneapolis officer's conviction no surprise After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict th...
07:17, 05/01/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got under way...
09:51, 05/14/2019

Call of Duty's 2020 release may be Black Ops 5 According to a recent report from Kotaku, a “major upheaval” by Activision could see Call of Duty: Black Ops 5 launch in 2020, a year earlier than previous release patterns would lead fans to expect it.The Call of Duty franchise has fol...
13:34, 05/19/2019

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden Has Support From Older Black Voters. Is It Enough? Mr. Biden is the early pacesetter in the South Carolina primary, buoyed by his long ties to elected officials there. But some question whether his support will endure....
23:51, 05/07/2019

Black bears battle it out on front lawn Two bears were spotted biting, clawing and lunging at each other just outside a residential home in Branchville, New Jersey.        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful' To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning blac...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, ...
15:51, 05/19/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Black Hole Given the Hawaiian Name ‘Powehi.’ Here’s What That Means The black hole that was captured in a first-ever picture this week has been named “Powehi,” courtesy of a language professor at the University of Hawaii-Hilo. Powehi means “embellished dark source of unending creation”, accord...
18:34, 04/28/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Black, BAFTA, US Box Office Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges; "Killing Eve" wins big at the TV BAFTAs; "Avengers: Endgame" top U.S. Box Office. (May 13)        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

PGA Championship: The fight behind Bethpage Black’s famous sign -WARNING- The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers. Mike Asheroff can still remember that day in 1981 — or was it 1982? — when the sign was first created to prepare golfers for the challenge...
00:34, 05/15/2019

CBS All Access will stream 'Twilight Zone' in black and white It's not often that streaming services are willing to release new versions of their shows to cater to fans, but CBS All Access is willing to make an exception. It's launching a black-and-white version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zo...
07:00, 05/12/2019

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Daly says cart a disadvantage at PGA on hilly Bethpage Black John Daly hates having to use cart in PGA Championship, probably wouldn't do it unless major didn't mean so much to him        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, 'still waiting for my run in the majors'        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy Goes, Chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents ...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
04:34, 05/17/2019

First black official in Atlantic Coast Conference dies APEX, N.C. (AP) — Jim Burch, the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 91. ACC official Jamie Luckie says Burch, whose career spanned 60 years, died at his home...
00:00, 05/21/2019

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. The judge ruled in the discrimina...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Expelled in 1956, black woman gets doctorate at U of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama has bestowed an honorary doctorate degree to Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to attend the university. Her brief enrollment came after a lengthy court battle. She had first applied t...
20:34, 05/04/2019

PGA Championship 2019 picks: The best bets to win at Bethpage Black LAS VEGAS — A Cinderella story out of nowhere is unlikely to unfold this week. These days, the best stories in golf come from long shots or a comeback by Tiger Woods, but the Masters champion is unlikely to win consecutive majors. Woods has not hit a...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Chadwick Boseman to play history's first black samurai Fresh from being snapped back to reality, Chadwick Boseman is heading to 16th century Japan to play Yasuke, the first man from Africa to become a samurai—though actual historical proof of his existence is slim, so it’s unclear if he literally held th...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
23:51, 05/22/2019

A major return to Bethpage Black brings more rain Major championship golf returns to Bethpage State Park and finds the Black course just how it left it 10 years ago - wet        ...
23:34, 05/12/2019

Jake Black, a Composer of the ‘Sopranos’ Theme, Dies at 59 Mr. Black was a founder of Alabama 3, whose 1997 song “Woke Up This Morning” provided the memorable soundtrack for the opening of a memorable HBO hit....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole may be spewing matter right at us The best image yet of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way shows that if it has a powerful jet like others do, it may be pointing at Earth...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Orange Is the New Black Final Season First Look Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's almost time to say goodbye to prison. E! News can reveal the final season of Orange Is the New Black will drop on Friday, July 26 on Netflix. The streaming giant made the announcement in......
17:00, 05/22/2019

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black female director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black female filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
19:00, 05/17/2019

"PM's Gujarat Legacy Black Spot Not Only For Him But Country": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today by calling his "Gujarat legacy a black spot". "PM Modi has been Gujarat chief minister for a longer time than me......
16:00, 05/15/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — The 36-year-old French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 years of the Cannes Film Festival. Her film, “Atlantics,” is about women left behind in Dakar when many...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Astronomers reveal first-ever picture of a black hole – video Scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope project have produced an image of the "unseeable", capturing the world's first picture of a black hole. It took nearly two years for 200 researchers and a network of eight radio telescopes spanning th...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Netflix just released three new trailers for ‘Black Mirror’ season 5 With season 5 of Black Mirror set to air on June 5, it’s only a matter of weeks before we see what type of enthralling, twisted, and disturbing scenarios show creator Charlie Brooker has in store for us. From what we can tell so far, season 5 w...
23:51, 05/21/2019

El Salvador sentences 7 in ‘black widows’ insurance killings SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A court in El Salvador has sentenced seven gang members to up to 30 years in the notorious “black widows” killings. Prosecutors accused the defendants of recruiting women to perform domestic work and then ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spotted testing The Black Series should go even further than the recent GT R Pro, a track-focused variant built with suspension and aero tweaks in mind rather than uprated power AMG's fastest-accelerating model yet will be beaten only by the One hypercar when it a...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Russian Investigators Examine Black Boxes for Cause of Jet Fire Russian officials were busy examining the black boxes and flight data recovered from the wreckage of a passenger jet that caught fire and killed 41 people at Moscow’s busiest airport....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Joe Biden builds massive lead among black voters Joe Biden is the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic nomination campaign, thanks in part to his popularity at this early stage with black voters....
21:17, 05/21/2019

That First Black Hole Seen in an Image Is Now Called Pōwehi, at Least in Hawaii The word, which means “adorned fathomless dark creation,” is derived from the Kumulipo, a centuries-old Hawaiian creation chant, said a professor who helped with the naming....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Harold Varner experiences nightmare that is Bethpage Black If you happened to be one of the 50,000 or so souls who packed Bethpage Black for Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship and you watched what happened to Harold Varner III on the fourth hole, surely it looked familiar to anyone who’s played the...
07:51, 05/20/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Black hole may have swallowed neutron star, say astronomers Scientists analyse whether gravitational wave detectors picked up signs of collisionAstronomers may have spotted a neutron star being swallowed by a black hole for the first time, marked by a belch of gravitational waves rippling across the cosmos.If...
22:17, 05/03/2019

A black hole the size of Jupiter is just wandering around the galaxy Black holes are usually the mass of one star or the mass of millions, but we may have found one wandering through our galaxy that’s right in the middle...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of fuel...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Spectre Rising' Event: The Good, The Bad, And The Flooded Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s “Operation Spectre Rising” update arrived on April 30 for PlayStation 4, with Xbox One and PC users joining the event within a week, but the new content drop comes with some highs and lows....
12:34, 05/02/2019

The best little black dress looks (and some long ones, too) from Rihanna, Beyoncé and more We've rounded up some of the best little black dresses (and some long dresses, too) from celebrities throughout the years.        ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. Pence arrived Friday and is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three ch...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Astronomers Make Movie of Black Hole Spinning Like a Top Scientists around the world were able to create a short visualization of an active black hole wobbling like a top, according to a new paper—an important observation for the field.Read more......
21:34, 04/29/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Deputy tried to arrest black man after mistaking him for fugitive: video A Houston deputy tried to arrest a black man playing with his kids outside his own home — because he apparently mistook him for a fugitive with a similar hairstyle wanted in Louisiana, viral video shows. A 5-minute video on Facebook posted on May 8 b...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Watch trailers for each 'Black Mirror' episode in season five With season five of Black Mirror set to debut on June 5th, Netflix released trailers for each of the season's three episodes. They star Anthony Mackie and Miley Cyrus -- along with Topher Grace, Andrew Scott and Pom Klementieff. The show sticks ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Former Clinton campaign adviser: AOC can’t help Sanders with black voters Former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Antjuan Seawright said Friday that whether or not Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports 2020 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, he would still have the same problem “with the most dominant voting block in ou...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Texas officer charged with homicide for shooting black man A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Big advantage: Why Bethpage Black has already left Ryder Cup impression If this was any indication, get the earplugs ready for the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black in 2024. It might have taken until the weekend for this PGA Championship to come into its own, but the New York fans were out in force and in boisterous spirits, m...
07:51, 05/20/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Golfers must brace for New York attitude at Bethpage Black Ian Poulter was on the first tee at Bethpage Black on Wednesday, getting ready for his final practice round before Thursday’s official start of the PGA Championship. “Hey, Poulter, welcome to my course,” someone yelled from the grandstands behind the...
08:17, 05/16/2019

Tiger practices at Bethpage Black in cold, rain As he prepares for his first tournament since winning the Masters, Tiger Woods got an early start with a practice round before 8 a.m. on Monday at Bethpage Black....
18:34, 05/13/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
04:17, 05/16/2019

'Call of Duty' shake-up may see 'Black Ops 5' arrive in 2020 Activision's Call of Duty release schedule has been predictable for years -- the company has rotated between three studios, with Treyarch pumping out a Black Ops game every three years like clockwork. However, you might be in for a surprise in 2...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
19:17, 05/09/2019

Spinoff of ABC’s ‘black-ish’ to focus on mixed-race issues LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spinoff of the ABC sitcom “black-ish” will focus on a young Rainbow Johnson and her challenges growing up in the 1980s. ABC said Thursday that the new series, titled “mixed-ish,” will be narrated by Tracee...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Brooks Koepka previews the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Last year's PGA Championship winner, Brooks Koepka, on what it will take for him to defend his title at Bethpage Black in New York.        ...
17:17, 05/13/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
02:34, 05/04/2019

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
05:51, 05/16/2019