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German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids

German tax authorities raided the offices of several banks, tax consultants and wealthy people across the country. The suspects' tax evasion efforts allegedly have links ...

German Panama Papers probe targets banks in nationwide raids

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Tax authorities mount raids on 19 German banks and homes Investigation is linked to Panama Papers and part of money laundering allegationsEleven banks and eight private homes and offices across Germany have been raided by police and tax investigators as part of a wide-ranging investigation into tax evasio...
20:34, 05/15/2019

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Raids hit Camioneros union sites as part of Moyano-Independiente probe More than 150 members of Gendarmerie carry out raids onlocations linked to Camioneros truck-drivers' union, as part of an investigation into illegality and Independiente's barrabravas....
08:51, 05/07/2019

There should never be state guarantees for banks - German deputy FinMin The government should never give any form of state guarantee to protect a specific bank, Deputy Finance Minister Joerg Kukies said on Monday, following failed merger talks between Germany's two largest lenders Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
00:51, 05/10/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears...
23:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. judge upholds subpoenas to three large Chinese banks in N. Korea sanctions probe According to the ruling, the Patriot Act permits American authorities to subpoena a foreign bank’s records even if laws in the institution’s home country forbid it....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to probe origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a pe...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Terror mastermind's family 'blow themselves up' in raids Police have raided the headquarters of the banned group NTJ as sources said the father and brothers of the suspected mastermind of the Easter bombings were killed on Friday....
19:00, 04/28/2019

ISIS Claims 3 Of Its Terrorists Blew Themselves In Sri Lankan Raids The ISIS group has claimed responsibility for three men who blew themselves up in clashes with Sri Lankan police, the militant group said in a statement....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings IRAQ — It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room. One wore civilian clothes, the other an army uniform. They said they were from the Iraqi arm...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florida this year and other large states by 2020, the company said on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/07/2019

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump’s agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is taking aim at judges who issue rulings blocking nationwide policies. Barr is speaking Tuesday night to the American Law Institute. He says judges who issue these so-called nationwide injunctions are ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Trump administration seeks to target nationwide injunctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will announce Wednesday that the Trump administration intends to challenge the right of federal district courts to issue nationwide injunctions. He’ll make the announcement during a speech at a Federa...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Burger King’s Meatless ‘Impossible Whopper’ Is Going Nationwide Burger King’s meatless Impossible Whopper will soon be available across the country. After testing the meatless version of its signature Whopper in Burger King locations around St. Louis, Missouri this month, the fast food company said in a sta...
22:34, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Government Orders Nationwide Curfew For Second Night Sri Lanka's police declared Tuesday a nationwide curfew for a second night running, after anti-Muslim riots killed one man and left dozens of shops, homes and mosques damaged....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions that stem from fallout over the 2015 nuclear deal....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's Raids: Ubisoft reveal even more gameplay details Following the success of WIldlands, the Ghost Recon: Breakpoint team are doubling down on endgame content, with a co-op raid - a first for the franchise....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Elite Iranian force raids modeling agencies for 'promoting vulgarity' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards force has raided three underground modeling agencies, accusing the companies and their aspiring models of flouting strict Islamic dress codes for women, Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday....
17:17, 05/18/2019

Police raids homes of alleged Iraqi crime gang in Germany Police in western Germany have raided premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Ford is taking its GoRide patient transport service nationwide Ford has slowly but surely been expanding GoRide's reach ever since it launched the non-emergency medical transportation service. Now, the automaker has revealed its plans to deploy the system to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years aft...
15:00, 05/08/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign freed 100 black mothers—and raised an additional $1 million to set even more incarcerated women free....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Nationwide liver transplant policy caught up in court case ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney says a nonprofit that manages the U.S. organ transplant system is rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers available for transplants as the issue is tied up in a lawsuit. Sara Frey said during...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:17, 05/22/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation into the biotech startup’s billing practices.Read more......
22:51, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka raids headquarters of hardline Islamist group suspected in church bombings Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels, a Reuters witness said, as Sunday mass was canceled due to fears of further attacks....
05:51, 04/29/2019

Burger King plans to sell the Impossible Whopper nationwide this year Burger King will soon make the plant-based Impossible Whopper a part of its menu nationwide. The fast food giant's trial run of the alternative meat burger in St. Louis earlier this month turned out to be a resounding success. José Cil, C...
22:34, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Riots Erupt Weeks After Bombings Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide night curfew Monday, after anti-Muslim riots spread to at least three districts just north of the capital in a violent new backlash against the Easter suicide bombings....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Panama votes with Odebrecht scandal looming Voters are angry about a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian construction company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," front-runner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo said....
16:34, 05/05/2019

CBI Raids Jagan Mohan Reddy's Party Candidate In Alleged Bank Fraud Case The CBI is conducting searches on the premises of Raghurama Krishnamaraju, the Lok Sabha election candidate from Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSR Congress Party, in an alleged bank fraud case in Hyderabad....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
11:51, 05/13/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
01:34, 05/22/2019

Cattleman, businessman in tight race for Panama’s presidency A Panamanian cattleman is holding a narrow lead over a businessmen as returns come in from the country’s presidential election, which followed a campaign that focused on corruption and slowing economic growth in Central America’s trade and financial ...
05:51, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Panama court: Cortizo to win presidential race PANAMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on Panama (all times local): 3:15 a.m. Panama’s Electoral Court expects the National Scrutiny Board to confirm the opposition candidate, Laurentino Cortizo of the Democratic Revolutionary Party, as the winner of th...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Panama prepares for vote with Odebrecht scandal looming As the presidential race enters its last stage, voters are angry over a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," frontrunner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo said....
00:00, 05/05/2019

What Panama’s Worst Drought Means for Its Canal’s Future A severe drought this year led to restrictions for the Panama Canal. The rains are now returning, but weather patterns are likely to make limits more commonplace in years to come....
19:34, 05/17/2019

Two charged with murder of New Zealand man in Panama pirate attack Alan Culverwell was shot dead on his boat in the Caribbean and his wife and daughter were injured Two Panamanians have been charged with murdering a New Zealand man who was allegedly shot and killed on his boat by pirates.Prosecutor Tatiana Aguilar s...
03:34, 05/05/2019

Anger over corruption widespread ahead of Panama election PANAMA CITY (AP) — Anger over brazen corruption and weariness over the political status quo are widespread among the Panamanian electorate ahead of Sunday’s vote to pick a successor to President Juan Carlos Varela. Most election talk has focuse...
19:17, 05/03/2019

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at least two people...
04:00, 05/13/2019

'Sonrise at Windsor': what the papers said about the royal baby Speculation over what name Meghan and Harry will choose filled today’s papersNews of the royal baby filled the front pages of several papers on Tuesday – and many, many pages beyond.While there were no new pictures of the Duchess of Sussex or the bab...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Euro Papers: Pogba and De Gea will both stay at United "According to French TV from Saturday night, Manchester United stars Paul Pogba \u0026 David De Gea will still be at the club when the 2019 summer transfer window slams shut..."...
21:34, 05/12/2019

Burger King plans to release plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide by end of year Burger King plans to expand its Impossible Whopper test in more markets and targeting a national release. Plus, is Pizza Hut adding vegan cheese?        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by thousands of workers nationwide prior to the Supreme Court's landmark ruling last year in Janus v. AFSCM...
19:17, 05/01/2019

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama area near Costa Rica MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck as a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica. There are no immediate reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a 6.1 preliminary magnitude ...
22:17, 05/12/2019

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

Panama Electoral Tribunal declares Laurentino Cortizo winner With 95% of votes counted, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo has been confirmed as the winner of the presidential election. The poll has been overshadowed by corruption scandals....
09:34, 05/06/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Panamanians vote on Sunday in a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of scandals about bribery and the canal nation's role in hiding the wealt...
11:51, 05/05/2019

Panama presidential contender Roux concedes victory to Cortizo Panamanian presidential hopeful Romulo Roux, a former foreign minister under past President Ricardo Martinelli, conceded defeat to U.S.-educated political veteran Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo on Monday....
00:34, 05/07/2019

6.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Panama Leaves One Injured, Minor Damage A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday, injuring one person and causing minor damage to businesses and homes, the Central American country's president said....
05:17, 05/13/2019

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap PENITAS, Panama (AP) — Panamanian authorities are struggling to contend with a spike in the number of migrants risking the journey through what’s known as the Darien Gap, one of the most dangerous stretches of the migratory route toward the U.S...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Euro Papers: Real Madrid win race for €60m striker "Real Madrid have completed the signing of in-demand striker, according to Spanish newspaper AS. Los Blancos beat Barcelona, Manchester City and Chelsea to the signing of the 21-year-old."...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Germany relinquishing thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are handing over to Israel a trove of 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka. The papers include a postcard from Kafka from 1910 and personal documents kept by Max Brod, which experts say provide a window ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Euro Papers: City set to humiliate United in €50m deal "According to a reliable Portuguese newspaper, Manchester City are set to humiliate rivals Manchester United in the transfer market - again - in the chase for Bruno Fernandes..."...
14:34, 05/06/2019

Euro Papers: Liverpool return for cut-price Asensio "The reliable El Confidencial of Spain says Liverpool could return for the man they offered €180 million for last year, as Anfield faces off with Bayern Munich for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio..."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Euro Papers: Joao Felix 'forced' into Man Utd transfer? "According to Portuguese paper Correio da Manhã, Jorge Mendes is attempting to force Joao Felix into accepting a transfer to one of Atletico Madrid or Manchester United..."...
19:00, 05/20/2019

How An Infamous Welsh Pirate Destroyed the Conquistadors' City of Panama Viejo Panama City in Central America is a bustling city of 1.5 million people. It is a major financial hub as well as a popular tourist destination and fortunately the remains of the old Panama City, an area known as the Panamá Viejo, can still be seen and...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Panama elections: Cortizo holds narrow lead in close contest Panamanians flocked to the polls in large numbers in an election that has been overshawdowed by corruption scandals. Preliminary results showed a tight race between Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo and Romulo Roux....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Panama's Cortizo wins close presidential race, calls for unity U.S.-educated political veteran Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo won Panama's presidential election in a close race on Sunday, with the electoral tribunal declaring him winner by just over two percentage points....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Panama presidential candidate Cortizo leads early vote count Panamanian presidential candidate Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo held a narrow lead on Sunday two hours after polls closed, just ahead of rival Romulo Roux, in one of the world's fastest-growing economies that has attracted increased interest from China....
01:51, 05/06/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Euro Papers: Liverpool 'certain' to snatch Portuguese wonderkid for free "Local Portuguese newspaper Journal de Madeira reckon Liverpool are \u0027certain\u0027 to see off competition and snap up 18-year-old ace Andre Cardoso - on a free transfer - this summer..."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Euro Papers: Chelsea defy transfer ban in Coutinho swoop "According to Spanish radio, Chelsea are so confident in getting FIFA\u0027s transfer ban overturned that a Barcelona official met with the club over the weekend to discuss the signing of Philippe Coutinho..."...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Euro Papers: Will United 'hijack' De Ligt's Barca deal? "Matthijs de Ligt is meant to be heading to Barcelona but reports in Spain suggest he has had his head turned by other offers. Could Manchester United swoop?"...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Euro Papers: Salah 'receives first contact' from Real Madrid "The Mohamed Salah to Real Madrid rumour that sent Liverpool fans into meltdown is back as Zinedine Zidane fancies the Egyptian ace as a \u0027galactico\u0027 summer transfer..."...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Euro Papers: Barca snub Griezmann for Premier League ace "According to sources in France and Spain, Antoine Griezmann and his wage demands could mean Barcelona prefer to sign a Premier League star instead."...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Sunny Deol Files Poll Papers In Gurdaspur, Votes In Mumbai, All In A Day Bollywood actor and BJP candidate Sunny Deol this afternoon cast his vote from Mumbai in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections. He was seen at a polling booth in the city's Vile Parle area along......
21:51, 04/29/2019

Germany returns papers of Franz Kafka's friend Max Brod to Israel Thousands of documents from Kafka's closet confidant and publisher are headed back to Israel's National Library after a Kafka-esque survival tale. Brod defied Kafka's dying wish and turned him into a famous writer....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Euro Papers: United in shock transfer talks for €100m Dybala "According to a couple of European sources, Manchester United are believed to have opened talks with Juventus over the €100m transfer of Paulo Dybala..."...
17:17, 05/07/2019

On Leaked Rafale Papers, Centre Talks Of "Repercussions On Indian State" The Centre argued the release of documents could lead to the revelation of secrets relating to space, nuclear installations, strategic defence capabilities and other intelligence resources and have a......
15:00, 05/04/2019

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

Euro Papers: Lukaku set for summer exit as Serie A giants circle "Romelu Lukaku looks set to have his \u0027Serie A dream\u0027 come true, as the Manchester United striker is expected to get a transfer to Inter Milan - says Italian newspaper Tuttosport..."...
18:17, 05/11/2019

Euro Papers: Real president 'in Paris to seal deal for PSG star' "Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is \"in Paris to negotiate a deal\" for a PSG star, according to reports. Will it trigger a summer of big spending?"...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Euro Papers: Griezmann and De Ligt to lead €200m Barca 'revolution' "The fall-out from Barcelona’s surrender to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final continues… with Antoine Griezmann and Matthijs De Ligt set to join in a ‘revolution’."...
16:34, 05/09/2019

Weinstein Company seeks to liquidate to end bankruptcy, court papers show Company had about 100 employees when it filed for bankruptcy last March, at the time listing $500m to $1bn in liabilitiesThe Weinstein Company said in court papers filed in bankruptcy court in Delaware on Tuesday that it aims to liquidate the remaind...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Panama presidential candidate Cortizo holds narrow lead with half the votes counted Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo held a 2.3-point lead in Panama's presidential election on Sunday over Romulo Roux with just over half the votes counted in one of the world's fastest-growing economies, which has attracted increased interest from China....
03:51, 05/06/2019

Euro Papers: Lampard to replace Juventus-bound Sarri as Chelsea manager "Frank Lampard will replace the Juventus-bound Maurizio Sarri and become the next manager of Chelsea, according to the ever-reliable source, Gianluca Di Marzio..."...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Euro Papers: Eriksen > Pogba as Real Madrid decide against United megastar "According to AS and El Confidencial, Real Madrid are \u0027going deep\u0027 in negotiations for Christian Eriksen - and it\u0027s all because of a key realisation regarding their top transfer target Paul Pogba..."...
17:17, 05/01/2019

Euro Papers: Shock Neymar clause opens door to Madrid move "In a shock turn of events, the Spanish press have revealed that Neymar does have a transfer clause in his contract after all - and the details will delight Real Madrid..."...
18:17, 05/02/2019

Migrant caravan on the 'Beast' train to avoid Mexican police raids and make it to U.S. border A long freight train loaded with about 300 to 400 migrants pulled out of the southern city of Ixtepec on Tuesday.        ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

IMO agrees on stricter efficiency targets for some ships The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday agreed stricter energy efficiency targets for certain types of ships in an effort to speed up action to cut the sector's emissions....
22:51, 05/17/2019

Catsburg targets home WTCR podium "Nicky Catsburg has his sights on a podium finish at WTCR Race of Netherlands, his home rounds of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, today."...
17:17, 05/19/2019

Manchester United's transfer targets: You probably won't win anything with kids "Manchester United have been linked with young, British players, and with the launch of their nostalgic kit for next season, they are risking missing the lessons of the past."...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Toyota targets another $100 million for AI, mobility startups The venture-capital arm of Toyota Research Institute said it will open a second $100 million fund dedicated to pursuing investments in early-stage startups in the artificial intelligence and mobility industries....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offered support, including a S$3.68 million tech fund, to digitise their operations....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Wimbledon targets using serve clock at 2020 tournament Wimbledon is "highly likely" at the 2020 tournament to introduce a serve clock for players that debuted in Grand Slams at last year's US Open        ...
01:17, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
23:51, 05/08/2019

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes A man chats with workers near a fruit section selling oranges from the United States and fruits from China at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion wort...
15:17, 05/14/2019

$10K grant targets Arizona nonprofits focusing on youth TUCSON – Nonprofits who focus on k-12 youth and education programs will have a chance to be awarded up to $10,000 thanks to a grant from Cox Charities. GettyImages Cox Charities has funded local nonprofits that focus on science and technology, ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

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

After Sri Lanka blasts, government targets the niqab veil As Sri Lanka's long civil war ended in this once-contested region along its eastern coast, Muslim women eager to show their piousness began wearing the black niqab veil to hide their faces....
23:17, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Israeli launches airstrikes on Gaza targets GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Israeli military says its aircraft have begun targeting militant sites in Gaza in retaliation for a flurry of rockets fired f...
14:51, 05/04/2019

| Not content: Pep eyes 4 targets in £200m City spree Not content with winning back to back Premier League titles, Pep Guardiola is reportedly targeting as many as four new faces in a £200m Manchester City spending spree....
12:34, 05/14/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-top malls: the U.A.E....
19:51, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Venezuela’s pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed ...
20:34, 05/07/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail DETROIT (AP) — A federal lawsuit says female inmates at a southeastern Michigan jail were forced to remove their clothes in front of male inmates and guards as well as other jail employees. The lawsuit this week on behalf of women who were Wayne Coun...
16:00, 05/16/2019

"Scared Of Her Own Shadow": PM Targets Mamata Banerjee At Bengal Rally Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Mamata Banerjee has taken "revenge". She is "scared of her own shadow," he said. "Mamata didi had declared publicly two days ago that she will take revenge. She......
16:00, 05/15/2019

Drones used missiles with knife warhead to take out single terrorist targets Enlarge / A see-through model of the original Hellfire missile. Imagine the center replaced with a set of pop-out blades, and you've got the "Flying Ginsu." (credit: Lockheed Martin) Drone strikes have been the go-to approach by both the US militar...
22:51, 05/09/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party....
06:00, 05/12/2019

Dumoulin targets second Giro success after gruelling altitude camp "Team Sunweb rider Tom Dumoulin believes his experience of past success will not set him apart from a competitive field when the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia gets underway in Bologna on Saturday."...
02:00, 05/09/2019

China marriage market targets Pakistan’s Christian minority Hundreds of girls from Pakistan’s tiny, impoverished Christian minority have been trafficked to China as brides as brokers lure parents with promises of cash, helped by priests who receive a cut of the profits, activists and officials say...
19:17, 05/07/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
04:17, 05/08/2019

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
16:17, 05/22/2019

RPT-Oil major Total targets expansion in retail power market Oil major Total is picking up about 150,000 retail energy customers a month in France and is on course to hit its 2022 target for the business ahead of schedule, company executives said on Friday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Listing Abuses, PM Targets Rahul Gandhi's "Love Dictionary" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been facing what has been called 'Gandhigiri' from Rahul Gandhi, today said no one has taken the Congress chief to task....
16:34, 05/08/2019

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the out...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods targets 16th major in US PGA at Bethpage Black Tiger Woods hasn't played since that miraculous Masters win last month but he says he is physically fresh and mentally ready to launch his quest for a 16th major title....
19:17, 05/14/2019

Taliban suicide attack targets Kabul offices of US aid group At least five killed and 24 wounded, amid fears over latest Afghanistan peace talksThe Taliban have killed at least five people in a suicide attack on the offices of a US aid group in the heart of the Afghan capital, claiming it targeted Counterpart ...
00:17, 05/09/2019

8 Dead In Blast Near Sufi Shrine In Lahore; We Were Targets, Says Police Blast in Lahore, Pakistan: A blast at one of Pakistan's oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least eightpeople and wounded 24 in the eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, police said, as the......
10:17, 05/08/2019

Arm’s Mali-D77 targets barf-free, high-performance, untethered VR headsets Arm is unveiling its design for the Arm Mali-D77 display processor, which is targeted at next-generation virtual reality head-mounted displays. Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Chess: supreme Magnus Carlsen targets his own world record after Grenke win The Norwegian world champion can contest the title of greatest of all time with legendary players Bobby Fischer and Garry KasparovMagnus Carlsen will target his own all-time performance record when the world champion starts the Altibox Norway elite e...
14:51, 05/03/2019

After scrub, SpaceX targets early Saturday for NASA cargo launch Enlarge / A new Falcon 9 rocket, and a Dragon spacecraft, on the pad Thursday. (credit: SpaceX) Early on Friday morning, within minutes of the opening—and closing—of an instantaneous launch window, SpaceX scrubbed the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket ...
15:51, 05/03/2019

Card skimming hack targets 201 campus stores in North America The infamous Magecart card skimming hack has been used to make life miserable for college students. Trend Micro has discovered that a hacking group, currently nicknamed Mirrorthief, relied on the scripting technique to steal card data from 201 onlin...
14:17, 05/06/2019

Chicago synagogues targets of arson, vandalism; police step up patrols Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue.        ...
16:51, 05/20/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
14:34, 05/17/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his grouping into the position of kingmaker in the ch...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
15:34, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia says pipeline sabotage targets kingdom, global oil supply Saudi Arabia's cabinet said sabotage operations against two East-West oil pipeline pumping stations on Tuesday targeted not only the kingdom but the security of global oil supplies and the world economy, the Saudi Press Agency reported....
00:51, 05/15/2019

PM Modi Targets Rahul Gandhi Over Alleged Association With UK-Based Firm Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked Rahul Gandhi over his alleged association with UK-based firm 'Backops', saying its name was akin to the Congress leader's actions of indulging in "back......
21:17, 05/05/2019

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today announced the planned introduction of the Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which provides invest...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's 'Clean Elections Plan' targets Super PAC money Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has announced a "Clean Elections Plan" she touts as critical in getting other progressive policies passed with less lobbyist interference....
22:17, 05/01/2019

'Extremely severe' cyclone targets India, sparking evacuation of over 800,000 people Over a half-million people have been forced from India's eastern coast on Thursday as an "extremely severe" cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal is expected to make landfall within 24 hours....
18:00, 05/02/2019

New Cboe Vest Fund Targets Distributions of 3.5% Above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns McLean, VA – Nov. 8, 2017 – The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”) seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance o...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.Read More...
14:34, 05/22/2019

Sony flags disappointing profit, scraps targets as gaming slows Sony Corp warned of a sharper-than-expected drop in its annual profit and scrapped some longer-term targets, in a sign a slowdown in its gaming business as its PlayStation 4 console nears the end of its life was beginning to hurt....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Japan's Banks Are About to Get Even Feebler Japan’s banks are the weak link in its economic framework. If the government goes ahead with its tax increase, the problems will only get worse—and there is nothing the BOJ can do about it....
13:51, 05/17/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 international accord curbing the Islamic Republic'...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Westminster mourns victims one year on... as Amber Rudd targets terror recruiters Amber Rudd today pledged a new drive against extremist recruiters as she marked the anniversary of last year's Westminster attack by vowing that Britain will "not be defeated" by terrorism....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to Palestinian heavy rocket fire Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel Saturday, prompting an Israeli response with airstrikes and tank fire....
21:34, 05/04/2019

PM Modi Targets Rajiv Gandhi Again, Alleges "Family Holiday" On Navy Ship At a rally in Delhi today, PM Modi said Rajiv Gandhi and family were sent for a vacation on board the Navy's INS Virat, contending that it had compromised national security....
21:17, 05/08/2019

Biden touts union ties, targets Trump as he kicks off campaign in Pittsburgh Joe Biden hit the campaign trail for the first time as a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Monday, preaching a populist message of restoring the country’s middle class as well as throwing some jabs at President Trump....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Maurizio Sarri targets top-four spot over Europa League as Chelsea injuries grow • Manager wants Champions League berth via domestic position• Antonio Rüdiger and Gary Cahill injuries dent defenceMaurizio Sarri has admitted Chelsea will prioritise a top-four finish ahead of winning the Europa League as a means of restoring the cl...
22:17, 05/01/2019

When houses of worship become targets of hate: San Diego synagogue latest in a deadly trend The brazen assault at a San Diego synagogue is one of four prominent mass attacks during worship services in the last year.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
18:34, 04/28/2019

What can GGG learn from new trainer Johnathon Banks? Gennady Golovkin has selected Johnathon Banks as his new trainer, but was this the right call? Dan Rafael and Steve Kim examine the selection and the potential for GGG to improve at this stage in his career....
20:34, 05/07/2019

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Bomb threat targets New Mexico court where leader of armed group faces charges A bomb threat prompted security officers on Monday to evacuate the courthouse where the leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border faces federal weapons charges....
19:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler confirms full-year targets even as weaker sales hit Q1 profits Fiat Chrysler (FCA) on Friday confirmed its targets for this year despite reporting a 29 percent fall in first-quarter operating profit as sales and margins weakened in its North American profit centre....
14:34, 05/03/2019

Misconduct at Kraft Heinz puts spotlight on employee pressure to meet bonus targets A number of former employees, executives and suppliers who spoke to CNBC say the culture at Kraft Heinz incentivized employees to first and foremost hit their targets, which could heavily impact annual pay....
21:17, 05/07/2019

Eliud Kipchoge targets immortality as lack of marathon rivals forces him into fight against the clock It was announced on Sunday night that the superhuman Eliud Kipchoge's next attempt to go where no man has before will take place this autumn, with a second dedicated assault on the world's first sub-two hour marathon....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for...
21:17, 05/22/2019

EU fines Citigroup, JPMorgan, 3 other banks $1.2B for collusion The European Commission fined five banks more than $1 billion Thursday, including Citigroup and JPMorgan, for participating in collusion activities involving 11 currencies and two cartels in the Spot Foreign Exchange....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Trump Has Some Extremely Angry Thoughts About Banks Following a New York Times report that Deutsche Bank had flagged his transactions for possible money laundering (and then let the matter die), President Donald Trump launched into an early morning Twitter tirade on Monday to let the public know that:...
18:17, 05/20/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been fertile ground for technology-enabled payments providers with a knack for crunching big data....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find ways around it....
13:34, 05/06/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Cost of equity is the new answer to banks' low profits Debate around the UniCredit-Commerzbank merger will centre on its impact on European banks’ share prices as Eurosceptic populism makes cost cutting more difficult....
19:34, 04/28/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

No Legal Representation For Defaulters In Banks' Proceedings: Top Court The Supreme Court has held that a person has no "right" to be represented by a lawyer in "in-house" proceedings initiated by banks or financial institutions to declare him willful defaulters for......
22:51, 05/12/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also......
15:17, 04/29/2019

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could give poorer Mexicans a boost by bringing more work...
05:17, 05/22/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
01:17, 05/22/2019

Foreign funds loosen bearish bet on big Italian banks Funds that built big short positions in Italy's leading banks from early 2018 have lowered the size of their bets in the last few months as political worries eased, regulatory data shows....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Big Banks Fined by EU for Foreign-Exchange Market Misconduct Five global banks were fined a total of $1.2 billion for manipulating the foreign-currency market by exchanging sensitive information and trading plans through online chat rooms to gain financially....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Petrobras removes three banks from BR Distribuidora privatization -sources Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has removed three banks from the privatization process of fuel distribution unit Petrobras Distribuidora, four sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters this week....
19:51, 05/17/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Rep. Jim Banks: Make good on promises made to veterans Memorial Day is rapidly approaching, the time when Americans of all walks of life pause and honor the sacrifices of our armed forces. As the keepers of peace abroad and guarantors of liberty at home, our brave men and women in uniform and veterans de...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Looking To Invest In FDs? Compare Interest Rates Paid By Top Banks Some fixed deposits come with a premature withdrawal facility while some require a compulsory lock-in period. Fixed deposit interest rates are also higher than those offered by savings accounts....
22:34, 04/28/2019

Big Banks Push to Free Up $40 Billion From Postcrisis Restrictions The biggest U.S. banks are ramping up efforts to secure a regulatory reprieve they believe will give them access to a nearly $40 billion pot of money tied up by restrictions....
23:34, 05/07/2019

Google Pay inches closer to US ubiquity with support for 32 new banks Formed in 2018 by combining Google Wallet and the 2015-released Android Pay platform, Google Pay is probably not as widely used in the US as arch-rival Apple Pay, but it's certainly supported on a similarly large scale. The official list of participa...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Banks Fled FHA Loan Program. The Government Wants Them Back The Federal Housing Administration is set to clarify rules and compliance standards for its mortgage program in an effort to get banks to start making more loans to the lower-income and first-time home buyers it serves....
19:00, 05/09/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Banks fined over 'Essex Express' foreign exchange cartels Five banks have been fined a total of €1.07bn (£930m) for taking part in foreign exchange trading cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
12:51, 05/16/2019

Citigroup, Barclays among big banks fined $1.2 billion for currency rigging The European Union fined Barclays, Citigroup, JP Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland a combined 1.07 billion euros ($1.2 billion) on Thursday for rigging the multitrillion-dollar foreign exchange market. Banks have been hit with billions of dolla...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Trump lashes out at NYT report that banks shunned him, says paper will fold President Trump went on the attack Monday against The New York Times in response to a report saying many banks did not want to do business with him, calling the story "fake news" and predicting the paper's eventual demise. ...
16:34, 05/20/2019

EU fines major banks 1 billion euros over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Trump, family to see 'substantial portions' of House subpoenas to banks A lawyer for Donald Trump said committees controlled by House Democrats have agreed to provide "substantial portions" of subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp for the president's financial records....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Banks Levy These Charges For Insufficient Balance In Savings Accounts Bank account balance: Banks - from SBI to HDFC Bank to ICICI Bank - levy a penalty to the tune of Rs 5 to Rs 600 (excluding taxes) for insufficient average of balances in a month - known as average......
17:34, 05/06/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

CEE MARKETS-Banks drag down stocks as Prague mulls new taxes A fall in Czech banks sent Prague's main stock index down to a seven-week low on Monday following news that the government is considering the introduction of a tax on the sector. The Czech...
12:17, 04/29/2019

Banks race to integrate ETFs into broader liquidity strategies Investors are using exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as tactical tools and strategic, longer-term allocations, so banks are investing heavily to capture this business....
19:34, 04/28/2019

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

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

Trump Sues Banks to Stop Them From Complying With House Subpoenas The lawsuit, joined by the president’s three eldest children and his private company, seeks to stop Deutsche Bank and Capital One from turning over records....
06:51, 04/30/2019

| Trump sues banks to block House subpoenas for records US President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records....
14:00, 04/30/2019

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of Brexit referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antoni...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Metro banks on discount share placing to cover blunder Embattled lender Metro Bank has moved to end concerns over its finances by selling new shares, at a discounted price, and raising more than the £350m targeted....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Investment banks to sell technology as conventional margins are crushed Capital markets banks are investing heavily in technology, partly in response to the threat from fintech disruptors but also just to keep their businesses running. As their revenues come under pressure, they are starting to think about adding a new s...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Officials nab ‘Broadway Bandit’ suspected of robbing two Bronx banks It was curtains for the ex-con known as the “Broadway bandit” on Tuesday, according to the NYPD, which said authorities arrested the man wanted by local and federal authorities for robbing two Bronx banks “APPREHENDED – Fugiti...
19:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged movement of tens of millions of dollars in violation of international sanctions on North Korea....
02:34, 05/01/2019

US judge orders Chinese banks to hand over North Korea records A U.S. district judge has ordered three Chinese banks to comply with U.S. investigators' demands that they hand over records connected to the alleged movement of tens of millions of dollars in violation of international sanctions on North Korea....
02:34, 05/01/2019

DBS posts record profit on lending gains, raises bar for Singapore banks Southeast Asia's biggest lender DBS Group Holdings Ltd beat market estimates to post a record quarterly profit, as strong lending income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex market....
13:34, 05/16/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime minister....
09:50, 04/29/2019

Clinc raises $50 million to bring conversational AI to cars, banks, and kiosks Clinc, a four-year-old AI startup based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has raised $52 million in venture capital, more than 8 times its previous capital raised.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
18:34, 05/03/2019

US stock indexes extend winning streak to 3rd day with banks and tech leading the way Stocks closed higher for the third straight day Thursday, erasing much of the big plunge they took on Monday on worries about the China-U.S. trade fight.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Startups target banks' small business customers in FX payments drive Revolut and TransferWise are signing up thousands of small businesses a month for foreign exchange payments, touting slicker service and lower fees as they try to take on banks in a sector with flows of $7 trillion a year....
12:34, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in the coming weeks for rigging the multitrillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
19:00, 05/09/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
12:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Seven banks face EU antitrust fines for forex rigging - sources Barclays, Citigroup , HSBC, JPMorgan and three other banks are set to be fined by EU antitrust regulators in coming weeks for rigging the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, two people familiar with the matter said....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Hilary Duff's Son Luca Has the Cutest Reaction to Seeing His Sister Banks Crawl Hilary Duff is one proud mama. The actress took to Instagram on Wednesday to share an adorable video of her daughter Banks mastering her latest milestone--crawling! "We got a......
19:17, 05/22/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Google Workers Set Up Phone Banks To Demand Congress Put an End to Forced Arbitration Over the last several months, Google workers have organized and protested unfair labor practices, and while these efforts first started by pushing for change within their own company, they’ve since expanded to all workers. And on Monday, Google emplo...
22:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump, family to see 'substantial portions' of House subpoenas to banks A lawyer for Donald Trump said committees controlled by House Democrats have agreed to provide "substantial portions" of subpoenas issued to Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp for the president's financial records....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Is Suing Two Banks in an Effort to Block Subpoenas for His Financial Records (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has filed suit against Deutsche Bank and Capital One in an attempt to block congressional subpoenas for his business records. The lawsuit by Trump, sons Donald Jr. and Eric and daughter Ivanka, was filed Mo...
11:25, 04/30/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard by the foreclosure crisis....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Italian banks' fund could take stake in Carige under BlackRock rescue plan-Intesa CEO A rescue plan by U.S. asset manager BlackRock for Carige would allow a fund financed by Italian lenders to take part in a cash call at the troubled Italian bank, the chief executive of Intesa Sanpaolo said....
14:17, 04/30/2019

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

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
02:00, 05/17/2019

High-society NYC con artist sentenced to prison for scheme that defrauded friends, banks Anna Sorokin, the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress to swindle banks, hotels and even close friends was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison.        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Judge's ruling allows banks to hand over Trump's financial records to Congress – live Federal judge in New York ruled against presidentCongressional subpoenas demand financial records from two banksSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.06pm BST Hey everybody. Vivian Ho and the west coast bureau, taking over for Adam...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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

Tyra Banks sizzles on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in a bikini at 45 Tyra Banks has landed another cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, more than 20 years after her 1997 cover made history.        ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
17:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Italian banks back BlackRock's 720 mln euro Carige rescue plan Italian banks have backed a 720 million euro rescue plan ($806 million) for rival Carige that will hand control of the Genoa-based bank to U.S. asset manager BlackRock, the head of a banking fund said on Monday....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Trump to file restraining orders preventing banks from complying with House probes President Donald Trump is expected to file for restraining orders against Deutsche Bank and Capital One by this Friday to prevent the banks from complying with Congressional subpoenas to turn over the president’s financial records, according to a new...
11:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Italian banks back BlackRock's 720 mln euro rescue plan for Carige Italian banks have backed a 720 million euro rescue plan ($806 million) that will hand control of troubled peer Carige to U.S. asset manager BlackRock, the head of a banking fund said on Monday....
17:17, 05/06/2019

NYC jury convicts phony 'heiress' Anna Sorokin of swindling friends, banks A New York court has convicted a woman on various charges after investigators said she swindled friends and vendors and defrauded banks out of thousands of dollars while pretending to be a German heiress named....
18:34, 04/28/2019

'He didn’t look anywhere else:' UNC Charlotte shooter appears to have had specific targets The gunman who killed two students and wounded four at UNC Charlotte April 30 may have been targeting a group at a classroom table, witnesses said.        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Arsenal confirm transfer negotiations are underway with 'very clear' targets Arsenal have already started their summer recruitment plans and have enough "ammunition" to convince targets to join, according to head of football Raul Sanllehi....
00:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 6-Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
02:34, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Turkey presses banks to agree high-stakes bailout of bad energy loans Turkey's plan to clean up some $13 billion in bad energy loans, one of the worst hangovers from last year's currency crisis, is taking shape even as some banks hold out for the government to agree to safeguards and higher electricity prices....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Venmo has digital user base putting heat on Square and banks, but no plan to profit from it PayPal's Venmo is seeing huge growth, with 40 million users disclosed for the first time, but CFO John Rainey says the company is in no rush to generate profits from the millennial-focused, peer-to-peer payments app....
02:51, 04/29/2019

Tyra Banks' Top Model meltdown is now a sick house track courtesy of King Princess Memes come and go at a very fast pace, but some stand the tests of time and never get old. Tyra Banks has proven to be one of those memes—quite a few times, actually—with her unpredictable behavior on America’s Next Top Model. There’s that time she f...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
13:00, 05/17/2019

In photos: Tyra Banks, Camille Kostek attend Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue party Models featured in the 2019 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition walk the red carpet at a party celebrating the issue's release in Miami Beach, Fla., on May 11, 2019....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Nearly three-quarters of bills will be paid digitally by 2022 — this is how banks can stay ahead of the trillion-dollar opportunity This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Between housing costs, utilities, taxes, insurance, loans, and more...
05:17, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump loses bid to block banks from providing family's business records to Democratic lawmakers U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
00:17, 05/23/2019

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Tyra Banks Gets Real About Body Image and Ice Cream While Reflecting on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover This is something we can all smize about. Tyra Banks got real about body image, ice cream and more while reflecting on her monumental Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition cover. Banks......
04:51, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump loses court round on Democratic lawmakers' demand that banks provide his business records U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's business...
22:34, 05/22/2019

Get to know the concept of the German Verein Sports clubs, charity organizations or groups sharing a hobby: These associations are all known as "Vereine" in Germany — and living in the country, it's a concept you are bound to quickly encounter....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Notorious AOC, and Sen. (and Democratic presidential hopeful) Bernie Sanders are joining forces to take on America’s credit card problem, introducing legislation in the House and Senate to limit interest rates t...
06:34, 05/10/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed last year by protests involving far-right groups...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up with a name for aesthetically nice used cars full of “secret problems,” and one reader proposed a gre...
02:51, 05/22/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce to help cut emissions. But going local isn't as easy as it sounds....
18:17, 05/01/2019

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Are German businesses ready to swallow a CO2 tax? Protecting the climate by charging firms for their CO2 production has had a rocky road. But now the German government seems to be backing just such a broad proposal. Businesses and consumers are in a holding pattern....
18:17, 05/01/2019

EU committee concerned about German treatment of Afghans BERLIN (AP) — The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee is raising concerns about Germany’s treatment of Afghan migrants being deported back to their homelands after observing that one man’s genitals were squeezed to “inf...
02:34, 05/09/2019

German driver service Blacklane will IPO in the next three years: CEO German driver service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering in the next three years, its chief executive Jens Wohitorf told Reuters on Monday....
15:51, 04/29/2019

Masked raiders rob German cafe with a machine gun A coffee shop in the town of Oberursel in central Germany has been robbed by five people armed with a machine gun. The group attacked customers with pepper spray before stealing thousands of euros....
10:51, 05/06/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
21:17, 05/10/2019

German feminists call for end to 'luxury tax' for tampons Tampons and other feminine hygiene items are considered "luxury goods" by German tax officials. A group of feminists want to change that with a petition to the German parliament....
00:00, 05/04/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Secretary-Ge...
00:51, 05/23/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
00:51, 05/10/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Environment Minister Svenja Schulze of the center-left Social Democrats...
12:00, 05/13/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pressing challenge....
07:17, 05/13/2019

Political statment at the German pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
17:34, 05/09/2019

German parliament condemns 'anti-Semitic' BDS movement The German Bundestag has passed a resolution describing the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign against Israel as anti-Semitic. Parliamentarians said some BDS slogans recalled Nazi propaganda....
23:34, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
23:00, 05/09/2019

German port a battleground for EU’s fragile political center BREMERHAVEN, Germany (AP) — Support for Germany’s Social Democrats has ebbed dramatically in recent years, and nowhere is their fate more closely watched than in the northern city-state of Bremen. The center-left party has dominated the proud p...
10:51, 05/21/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
02:00, 05/10/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy from Jews.”...
07:17, 05/18/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
02:00, 05/10/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't enough for some....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Extreme-right electoral ad must be aired: German Constitutional Court The ultranationalist National Democratic Party (NPD) failed twice to convince lower-level courts that its campaign ad was legal. Germany's highest court agreed with the party and wants the commercial to be aired....
21:00, 05/15/2019

German far right cancels election party after venue threats The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals...
15:51, 05/22/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses a white nationalist ideology....
16:00, 05/02/2019

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel and describing its methods as anti-Semitic. The motion that passed Friday was filed by the country’s three governing ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Wild raccoon moves into German zoo; keepers can’t expel it BERLIN (AP) — A wild raccoon has moved into Heidelberg Zoo in Germany and keepers can’t kick him out. German daily Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung reported Friday that zoo staff recently discovered the uninvited guest inside the raccoon enclosure, where h...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
21:00, 05/02/2019

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

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
02:51, 05/22/2019

A German startup just completed its first test of a new on-demand air taxi Lilium, a Munich-based startup, has unveiled an electric five-seat, air taxi prototype that completed its first flight earlier this month. The aircraft is designed to take-off and land vertically....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
07:51, 05/03/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit in Beijing on China's Belt and Road plan....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
23:00, 05/21/2019

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

Hannelore Elsner, Compelling German Actress, Is Dead at 76 She played the first female detective at the center of a German television series. On TV and in film, she was a role model for independent modern women....
01:00, 05/11/2019

German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within three years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
18:00, 04/29/2019

German churches to see sharp drop in membership by 2060 A study predicts that Germany's two main Christian churches will lose millions of members over the coming decades and have to tighten their financial belts as a result....
18:00, 05/02/2019

E-scooters can hit German streets after upper house approval The German Bundesrat has voted to allow electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. The UK is now the only major European country yet to approve their use....
15:34, 05/17/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
02:17, 05/12/2019

German biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier retires Two-time Olympic champion Laura Dahlmeier has announced her retirement at the age of 25. The German biathlon professional said she no longer had the motivation to compete at the top level....
15:34, 05/17/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)        ...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Survey: German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the overall most pressing challenge....
06:00, 05/13/2019

Malta court fines German NGO Lifeline captain VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Maltese court has fined the captain of the German humanitarian ship that rescued more than 200 migrants because it entered the Mediterranean island nation’s waters last year with a ship that was not properly registered....
14:00, 05/14/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn parliamentarians' ire....
18:34, 05/09/2019

6 books highlighted in German literary translation shortlist The shortlist for Germany's top prize for contemporary literature in translation, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, has been revealed. The list includes giants of world literature as well as fresh new voices....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Salafist preacher Sven Lau to be released from German jail German Islamist Sven Lau will leave prison early after serving two-thirds of his sentence for supporting a terrorist organization. Lau had been recruiting fighters for Jamwa militia in Syria....
16:34, 05/16/2019

5 masked people with a machine gun rob a German coffee shop Police say five masked people stormed a coffee shop in central Germany with a machine gun, sprayed tear gas and stole about 8,000 euros ($8,950) before escaping by car....
09:51, 05/06/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is scheduled to end in 2021....
16:34, 05/16/2019

German submarine inspected for damage after mishap in Norway The German Defense Ministry says experts are assessing whether any serious damage was done to one of its submarines after its rudder touched the ground as it was leaving a Norwegian harbor...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision after the vehicle rolled into the nose of the jet....
02:00, 05/15/2019

AP Interview: German nationalists inspired by Trump campaign BERLIN (AP) — The co-leader of the Alternative for Germany party says Europe’s new right could take a page out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s populist playbook when it comes to mobilizing support ahead of this month’s European ele...
13:17, 05/08/2019

WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one of the most vulnerable locations in Europe for loss of biodiversity....
21:51, 05/06/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
19:17, 05/08/2019

German police search for killer of 20 guinea pigs BERLIN (AP) — Police say 20 guinea pigs have been killed in the northern German town of Goslar. The German news agency dpa reported Thursday that the animals were taken out of their cage in one of a group of small gardens, and their necks were broken...
16:00, 05/16/2019

American's stabbing of German burglar deemed self-defense German authorities have dropped an investigation of a U.S. Army employee who killed a burglar during a home break-in, saying he acted within his rights to defend his family....
20:34, 05/08/2019

German government lowers tax estimate as economy flags BERLIN (AP) — The German government is preparing for a smaller rise in tax revenue as growth in Europe’s biggest economy wanes. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Thursday that tax takings are forecast to be 124.3 billion euros ($140 billion) lo...
18:17, 05/09/2019

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
22:00, 05/20/2019

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said. But not any more....
16:34, 05/16/2019

Yankees’ unexpected ace Domingo German faces dilemma That Domingo German would have an innings cap this year was not entirely unexpected. That the right-hander would be the Yankees’ early-season ace and one of the best pitchers in baseball — thus making his innings cap worth monitoring — was. In the 38...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Stolen €2 million Ferrari secured by German police German police have tracked down a rare 1985 Ferrari after an alleged buyer sped off with it during a test drive. The suspect remains on the run. The vehicle once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine....
11:00, 05/15/2019

German May Day protests draw tens of thousands to the streets Unions called on workers to take to the streets to push for a Europe-wide minimum wage. Organizers are also calling for stronger collective bargaining rights and urging workers to vote in upcoming EU elections....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Mothers Day fail: German supermarket slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
18:34, 05/09/2019

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
06:51, 05/16/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany....
21:34, 05/21/2019

3 mysteriously killed by crossbow bolts at quiet German hotel Police in Germany are investigating the mysterious deaths of three hotel guests who were found impaled with crossbow bolts in their hotel room in Bavaria on Saturday...
20:17, 05/12/2019

After woman’s death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Missing German found at Rome airport living among homeless A German man who has been missing for months has reportedly surfaced at Fiumicino airport west of Rome. Police say he was "scruffy-looking" and living among the homeless....
16:17, 05/04/2019

After woman's death, migrants pelt German police with stones German police say it took them several hours to recover the body of a woman from an asylum center in the Bavarian city of Regensburg because angry residents there pelted officers with stones and other objects....
17:51, 05/11/2019

German police shut down one of world's biggest dark web sites Arrests in Germany, Brazil and US relate to sale of drugs, stolen data and malicious softwareGerman police have shut down one of the world’s largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark web and arrested the three men allegedly running it, pro...
06:00, 05/04/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scandals....
18:17, 05/11/2019

German wins 8th game as Yanks cap twinbill sweep of Orioles Domingo German escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning and became the first eight-game winner in the major leagues as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 to complete a doubleheader sweep Wednesday at Yankee Stadium....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
19:17, 05/19/2019

The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m....
13:00, 05/17/2019

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter Germany's central bank says it expects the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter....
17:00, 05/20/2019

German police lead break up of Darknet trafficking platform BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they’ve broken up one of the world’s largest online criminal trafficking platform in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. The Federal Criminal Police Office said Friday they arr...
13:00, 05/03/2019

German economy fends off recession, grows 0.4% in first quarter of 2019 Despite a poor end to 2018, the first quarter has seen a rise in GDP. The growth comes thanks to strong consumer spending and a boom in the construction industry, according to figures from the Federal Statistics Office....
11:00, 05/15/2019

Fire department tops German survey; football and cigarettes lag Thousands of Germans have ranked the fire department as the institution which contributes the most to the public good. The Catholic Church, banks, football organizations and Marlboro cigarettes did not do so well....
04:34, 05/22/2019

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected? The government has come up with new rules....
17:00, 05/22/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
05:17, 05/14/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans have fled. China also looms over the Latin America trip....
18:17, 05/01/2019

German exports rise unexpectedly in March, surplus widens BERLIN (AP) — German exports rose unexpectedly in March, outpacing import growth and widening the trade surplus for Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that exports rose 1.5% in March over February to 112.7 ...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Berlin: We're examining impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei on German firms The German Economy Ministry is examining the impact of U.S. sanctions against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on German firms, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
13:34, 05/20/2019

German Police Stop Over 100 Cars Involved in Road Rally This past weekend in Michigan, hundreds of rusted-out shitboxes likely spewed fluids, rust, and unburnt fuel all over the roadway, and while that event had its own share of drama, it didn’t get hit hard by the fuzz like a fancy-car road rally in Euro...
03:51, 05/07/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
14:17, 05/14/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry in Germany in December...
15:17, 05/10/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
22:00, 05/20/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
16:51, 05/08/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
21:51, 05/16/2019

German Holocaust archive puts millions of documents online BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service in Germany has uploaded more than 13 million documents from Nazi concentration camps, including prisoner cards and death notices, to help Holocaust researchers and others investigate the fate of victims...
12:17, 05/21/2019

Apple wants to kill the logo of this German bike path, do you think it has a point? Just like it gets sued for trademarks like iPad or Swatch's "one more thing," Apple is known to swoop in on logo and catchphrase patents it thinks infringe on its signatory. Back in 2011, it sued a coffee shop in Bonn, Germany, for allegedly ripping ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
18:34, 05/18/2019

How to handle German directness: An expert's guide to mastering manners Minding one's manners is always important, but how does one adapt when manners change from culture to culture? DW spoke to an expert to learn about mastering German etiquette, from shaking hands to holding wine glasses....
18:51, 05/15/2019

German auto suppliers downbeat as trade dispute simmers German automotive suppliers Continental and Bosch do not expect a speedy recovery of the global auto market, as an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China threatens to compound already weak car demand....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Mother's Day fail: German supermarket Edeka slammed for sexist ad Men's rights activists are predictably out in force against Edeka's new ad, but the piece has feminists worried too. Edeka says the use of tired gender tropes was a way to say thank you to mothers....
15:00, 05/10/2019

German zoo attributes lion attack to injured keeper's error A zoo in northern Germany says it appears a keeper failed to follow the "golden rule" of checking to see if lions were inside their enclosure before he entered it and was mauled....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Domingo German leads Yankees’ other guys to rain-shortened win Gio Urshela reached base two more times on Sunday and the Yankees got a big, two-run homer by Mike Tauchman. Neither was in the plans when the team was being built. Still, no one was more important to their 4-1 rain-shortened win over the Twins than ...
05:17, 05/06/2019

German wins again, Yanks top Twins 4-1 in rain-stopped game NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo German kept delivering on a wet, raw afternoon, tying for the major league lead with his sixth win as the New York Yankees stopped the Minnesota Twins 4-1 Sunday in a game called in the bottom of the eighth inning because of r...
03:00, 05/06/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
15:51, 05/05/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
01:17, 05/18/2019

German Grand Prix essential if Mick Schumacher gets to Formula 1 Formula 1 must have a German Grand Prix if Mick Schumacher follows in the footsteps of his seven-time world champion father Michael, according to Hockenheim circuit chiefs...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Vodafone calls for German government help with ultrafast broadband rollout Complaining about the costs, the head of telecoms giant Vodafone in Germany has called on the government to invest in "last mile" broadband connections. Germany has been slow to speed up its internet networks....
20:51, 05/05/2019

German Economic Slowdown Triggers New Divisions in Governing Coalition A sharp economic slowdown in Germany has sparked a loud debate in the government about economic and policy priorities, putting fresh strain on the fractious left-right coalition....
21:51, 05/09/2019

Eastern German state premier calls for new national anthem Thuringian Premier Bodo Ramelow says he wants a national anthem with which all Germans can identify. Ramelow told a newspaper that the current anthem conjured up visions of Nazi parades for him....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country of immigration....
21:17, 05/14/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he showed how China built internment camps and surveillan...
12:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Jewish group alarmed after German police let neo-Nazis march BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s leading Jewish organization is expressing alarm over footage of flag-waving neo-Nazis in self-styled uniforms marching through a town in eastern Germany on May Day, unhindered by police. The Central Council of Jews said ...
17:17, 05/02/2019

German, Urshela help Yanks top Rays 4-3, Glasnow exits early ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Domingo German became the majors’ first seven-game winner, Gio Urshela got a key hit set up by a pair of odd bounces and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Friday night. The injury-filled Yankees pul...
05:00, 05/11/2019

German anti-Nazi resistance fighters laid to rest in Berlin The human tissue samples of 300 anti-Nazi resistance fighters used in medical research have been buried in Berlin. The remains were preserved by Nazi-era gynecologist and anatomist Hermann Stieve....
00:00, 05/14/2019

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, but so do the simpler themes of the 8- and 16-bit e...
00:34, 05/22/2019

German high school students decry 'difficult' math tests High school students across Germany are deeply unhappy about what they said were very difficult math exams. Skeptical education officials are calling for calm....
08:51, 05/07/2019

German police seek 1980s Ferrari after test drive theft German police are looking for a rare 1980s Ferrari sports car believed to be worth more than 2 million euros ($2.2 million) after a man posing as a would-be buyer stole it during a test drive....
20:51, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's CSN nears German unit sale, in talks for ore streaming Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional said on Thursday it is still in talks for a $500 million iron ore streaming deal and is close to reaching an agreement to sell its German unit....
22:17, 05/09/2019

German auto sector could drop as much as 12% if Trump announces tariffs, analyst says Germany's automotive sector could fall as much as 12% over "three bad trading days," if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on European car manufacturers, one analyst told CNBC....
11:17, 05/15/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that foresees fining parents of non-vaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Yankees’ Domingo German on TJ surgery, Derek Jeter … and white rice The Post’s Steve Serby, with the aid of a translator, tosses some Q-and-A with Yankees pitcher Domingo German, who is off to an impressive 8-1 start. Q: Who did you speak to for advice following your Tommy John surgery, and how scary was it for you? ...
07:51, 05/17/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-German chauffeur service Blacklane plans IPO within 3 years German chauffeur service Blacklane is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years, its chief executive told Reuters, as it strives to build its position in the fast-growing premium taxi market....
09:00, 04/30/2019

Vodafone steps up fight for Liberty deal with German access offer Vodafone stepped up its battle to gain regulatory approval for its Liberty Global deal on Tuesday by offering rival Telefonica Deutschland access to its enlarged high-speed broadband network....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Jürgen Klopp wins German Football Ambassador award 2019 Jürgen Klopp has been named the German Football Ambassador for 2019 following his fine work with Liverpool and representing German football abroad. But Klopp's season is not over, with a Champions League final to play....
23:00, 05/15/2019

German ex-President Horst Köhler quits UN Western Sahara role Horst Köhler, who was president of Germany for six years, has left his post as UN envoy for the territory of Western Sahara. His departure on health grounds leaves efforts to resolve a decades-long dispute in limbo....
05:34, 05/23/2019

German biscuit heiress draws ire with remark on Nazi forced labor The heiress of a German biscuits empire has stirred outrage after she appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Asylum-seekers left in 'inhumane' conditions in German refugee center Inhabitants of Fürstenfeldbruck, a refugee processing center near Munich, told DW of overcrowding, filth and bureaucratic limbo, leading to at least one suicide attempt. Bavarian officials say conditions are adequate....
21:00, 05/15/2019

DIHK: U.S. auto tariffs of 25% could cost German economy 6 bln euros a year If the United States imposes further tariffs of 25% on imports of cars and car parts, it could cost the German economy an extra 6 billion euros ($6.71 billion) a year, the managing director of Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce said on Friday....
12:34, 05/17/2019

German Report finds substantial money laundering in B.C.’s luxury car market The province released part of Peter German's latest report looking at money laundering in the housing market, luxury vehicle market, and B.C. horse tracks....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground....
04:51, 05/18/2019

German national anthem outcry re-inflames East-West divide An eastern German state premier, Bodo Ramelow, says Germany should have a national anthem that all the country can sing along to. For him and others, the Nazi associations linger, and East Germans never got a choice....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Charges Framed Against Yasin Bhatkal In German Bakery Blast Case Charges were framed against Yasin Bhatkal, alleged co-founder of the terror organisation Indian Mujahideen, in the 2010 German Bakery blast case at a trial court today....
13:17, 04/29/2019

Prince Charles wraps up German tour with visit to Bavarian farm The prince and his wife Camilla have ended their four-day tour with a visit to an organic farm outside Munich. They enjoyed seeing animals and making pretzels at the farm....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
16:34, 05/16/2019

German AIDS Foundation hosts 8th charity opera gala in Bonn With the help of world famous opera stars, the German Aids Foundation opera gala in Bonn aims to raise money to support people suffering from HIV/AIDs in Mozambique....
21:17, 05/10/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
20:00, 05/19/2019

'It's not their fault': German families plead for return of stranded ISIS children In the summer of 2014, Danisch Farooqi says he received a phone call from his ex-wife informing him that she had taken their daughter, Aaliya, to Turkey. In a panic, he tried to get her back to Germany, he says, but within days his daughter was in Sy...
08:34, 05/11/2019

German police seek €2-million Ferrari after test drive theft Police in Düsseldorf are searching for a man who took off with a rare 1985 Ferrari that once belonged to British racing driver Eddie Irvine. The man, who posed as a classic car buyer, sped off during a test drive....
01:00, 05/15/2019

German biscuit heiress apologizes for Nazi forced labor remarks The heiress of a German biscuit empire has apologized for stirring outrage with remarks that appeared to play down the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
21:34, 05/15/2019

German Foreign Minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
22:17, 05/01/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
16:51, 05/09/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook by mid-2020....
00:51, 05/18/2019

German government: We're working on maintaining legal channel for trade with Iran Germany is working on maintaining a legal channel for trade with Iran, a government spokesman said on Monday, after Iran last week eased curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach a 2015 international nuclear pact....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exactly?...
18:17, 05/01/2019

3 killed by crossbow shots to hearts, neck in German hotel: authorities BERLIN — Three people found dead at a German hotel with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, according to autopsy results released Tuesday, but police said there was no sign of any struggle or that any other people were involved. Inv...
14:34, 05/14/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shouting into the woods....
18:17, 05/01/2019

German trucker jumps aboard, stops runaway tractor-trailer BERLIN (AP) — A daring German trucker is being hailed as a hero after leaping aboard a moving tractor-trailer whose driver died at the wheel and bringing it to a stop before anyone was injured. Cologne police say truckers spotted the 40-ton vehicle s...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
12:00, 05/09/2019

German Police Shut Down Major 'Darknet' Illegal Trading Site German police have shut down one of the world's largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark Web and arrested the three men allegedly running it....
03:17, 05/04/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
08:51, 05/20/2019

UN calls for probe into allegations of torture in Lebanon BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling for “a thorough, effective and independent investigation” into the death of a Lebanese man who was allegedly tortured by police intelligence. Michelle Bachelet says Hass...
14:00, 05/14/2019

NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California reported on Tues...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Schiff says DOJ will turn over Russia probe docs The chairman of the House intel committee postponed a meeting to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Dept. after the it agreed to turn over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 22)    &...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Google Faces Antitrust Probe in India India’s antitrust watchdog is investigating whether Alphabet’s Google used its mobile operating system Android to block rivals, New Delhi’s latest move to try to tamp down American tech behemoths....
03:34, 05/11/2019

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
19:51, 05/22/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certainly it would be an appropriate thing to speak to h...
15:51, 05/11/2019

Probe Into Sale Of Newborns by Nurse Transferred To CID The probe into stealing and selling of newborns allegedly by a retired government nurse in Namakkal district has been transferred to the CB-CID wing, police said Monday....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to talk to Barr about possible Biden probe President Trump said Friday that it would be “appropriate” for him to talk to Attorney General William Barr about opening an investigation into former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden....
23:00, 05/11/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the idea....
18:17, 05/11/2019

Smuggled over the border: the school trip, the Stasi and the East German defector – podcast In December 1984, a group of teenagers on a school trip from West Germany crossed the border into East Germany. When they returned, an East German defector was hiding under a seat on their bus. Sophie Hardach speaks to those involved 35 years on and ...
07:00, 05/13/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Hundreds of Bodies, One Nurse: German Serial Killer Leaves as Many Questions as Victims A nurse, Niels Högel, admitted to dozens of murders but might have killed as many as 300 patients. So what prevented colleagues from stopping one of the world’s deadliest serial killers?...
21:17, 05/10/2019

Donald Trump's Typo Turns A German Holiday Bread Into A Twitter Star Maybe it was part of President Donald Trump's ongoing campaign to end the "war on Christmas," freeing up believers to openly extol the virtues of stollen bread without fear of running afoul of......
06:17, 05/07/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town of Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in the state of Saxony back on the defensive....
20:51, 05/03/2019

Coach put on leave during probe of locker-room attack DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — The junior varsity football coach at a Maryland high school is on leave while authorities investigate allegations that some of his players raped a teammate with a broomstick. Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Derek Turne...
15:17, 05/07/2019

McConnell To Insist ‘Case Closed’ On Mueller Probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declaring “case closed” on the Russia probe and potential obstruction by Preside...
16:17, 05/07/2019

McConnell declares ‘case closed’ with end of Mueller probe Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proclaimed “case closed” now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation and concluded that President Trump did not collude with the Russians during the 2016 election. “...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's top court opens probe into opposition lawmakers The Maduro-allied court is investigating opposition politicians on suspicion of treason. Meanwhile, the United States said it would lift sanctions on a former intelligence chief who came out in support of the opposition....
00:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. opens criminal probe into Ford emissions certification The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co's emissions certification process in the United States, the automaker disclosed on Friday, saying it was cooperating fully with the probe and still conducting its own ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Rep. Meadows: Declassification of key Russia probe documents 'right around the corner' House Oversight Committee member Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said Monday he believes the declassification of key documents tied to the Russia probe is "right around the corner" and says he agrees with former chair Trey Gowdy that the FBI withheld pote...
18:34, 05/20/2019

Barr spars with Democrats over Mueller probe and letter The attorney general is grilled over revelations special counsel Robert Mueller complained about his descriptions of the findings regarding President Trump....
20:34, 05/01/2019

ACS is often careless when handing kids to foster parents: probe The city’s embattled child-welfare agency routinely hands over neglected and abused kids to foster parents without proof that background checks or on-site visits were ever done first, a probe has found. A city comptroller report released to The Post ...
10:34, 05/06/2019

UAE say welcomes participation of other countries in tankers attack probe The United Arab Emirates said it welcomes the participation of a number of ''brotherly and friendly states'' in the investigation of the ''sabotage operations'' that targeted four tankers near its territorial waters, the state-news agency WAM reporte...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Trump’s tweeting about Russia probe, China trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade talks with...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Police probe singer Seungri over alleged embezzlement Police said Thursday they are investigating former Big Bang member Seungri on allegations that he embezzled funds from a night club embroiled in drug and sex scandals....
14:51, 05/02/2019

GOP sees end of Russia probe after Don Jr. subpoena fight fizzles Senate Republicans can finally see the finish line on the Russia investigations. With Donald Trump Jr. agreeing to an interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee after a brief but explosive fight over Chairman Richard Burr’s subpoena, Republic...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
21:17, 05/15/2019

Prosecutors open Istanbul elections probe; re-run still looms Turkish prosecutors launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities in Istanbul's local elections and summoned more than 100 polling station officials for questioning as suspects, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thursday....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Kansas college agrees to outside probe after player's death A Kansas community college agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the heatstroke death last year of a football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice....
12:51, 05/16/2019

Italian PM sacks junior minister under probe for corruption Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has sacked a junior minister from the right-wing League party in his uneasy coalition populist government who is under investigation for corruption....
20:34, 05/08/2019

Barr seeks answers in origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr told a network television interviewer that he wants answers on how the probe began into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. (May 17)        ...
18:17, 05/17/2019

| Swedish rape probe against Assange to be reopened - prosecutors Swedish prosecutors have announced that they are reopening an investigation into the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder and Australian journalist Julian Assange....
13:17, 05/13/2019

Hannity: Secret FBI transcripts from Russia probe 'must be made available' Fox News' host Sean Hannity told his audience Monday that a barrage of news information will be released in the coming days and weeks that will prove that  "Trump-Russia collusion" was a "hoax from the get-go" and called for secret FBI transcripts to...
08:00, 05/21/2019

SIT To Probe Man's Killing In Jammu Town, Curfew Continues For Third Day A five-member special investigation team (SIT) was constituted on Saturday to probe the death of a man in firing at Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah Valley which triggered violent protests, forcing......
01:34, 05/19/2019

Four arrested in probe of slain journalist Lyra McKee LONDON — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males ages 15, 18, 38 and 51 were arrest...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Former mayor of Lima jailed before trial in Odebrecht probe A judge on Tuesday ordered Susana Villaran, the former mayor of the Peruvian capital Lima, to 18 months in pre-trial detention in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian construction companies Odebrecht and OAS....
00:51, 05/15/2019

Probe faults premium travel by former EPA head, bodyguards WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog says former agency head Scott Pruitt and his bodyguards improperly spent $124,000 in federal funds on premium-class flights, and that EPA should consider trying to recove...
20:17, 05/16/2019

US expands probe into airbag failures to 12.3 million vehicles U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning airbag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Interstellar ‘Oumuamua might be a fractal snowflake not an alien probe The interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua might be an alien spaceship, at least according to one prominent researcher, but now there is a much more reasonable explanation...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
20:17, 05/22/2019

Ram engine supplier Cummins will probe emissions certifications Cummins said it will check certification and compliance processes for engines in the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks after conversations with the EPA and the California Air Resources Board....
21:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-German deputy finance minister sees no place for state bank guarantees Germany should not provide a state guarantee to protect any of its banks, the country's deputy finance minister Joerg Kukies said on Monday, following the failure last month of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank....
17:34, 05/13/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with implementing unilateral decisions....
14:51, 05/06/2019