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FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game

"FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women\u0027s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the g...

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game

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Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
15:17, 05/03/2019

'Game of Thrones' is not the end of appointment TV — Hollywood gives viewers what they want Streaming platforms are eliminating the concept of appointment television. But the massive popularity of "Game of Thrones," which is almost structured like a reality show, cannot be ignored. In a few years, they'll almost certainly bring it back...
20:34, 05/06/2019

'Game of Thrones' viewers spot odd object during Winterfell celebration What many people love about “Game of Thrones” is its meticulous attention to detail, but Sunday night eagle-eyed viewers spotted something that was out of place in Winterfell....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Viewers may have caught another 'Game of Thrones' editing error -- but not in the episode Jaime and Cersei Lannister shared a poetic reunion on this week's "Game of Thrones" -- but the day after the final season's fifth episode aired, fans spotted something not quite as magical....
02:34, 05/15/2019

'Game of Thrones' series finale draws record 19.3 million U.S. viewers: HBO Some 19.3 million U.S. viewers watched the series finale of television's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday - a record audience for the fantasy series, cable channel HBO said....
03:17, 05/21/2019

FIFA: Only 32 teams in Qatar World Cup 2022 World football's governing body was hoping to expand the competition to include 48 countries. However, that would have needed another Gulf country to host games along with Qatar, amid deteriorating ties in the region....
05:34, 05/23/2019

AP Source: FIFA to keep 2022 World Cup with 32 teams A person with knowledge of the situation says the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping a proposal to expand the tournament to 48 nations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were ...
21:51, 05/22/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
06:17, 05/21/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
08:34, 05/22/2019

FIFA Drops Plan for 48-Team World Cup in 2022 Unable to find co-hosts for a larger tournament, FIFA dropped a proposal championed by its president and said the 2022 tournament would remain at 32 teams....
22:34, 05/22/2019

FIFA working on solution for World Cup ticketing issue FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup were not given seats together        ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Women’s World Cup ticket fiasco shows Fifa’s capacity for chaos Organiser’s reaction when it emerged some tickets booked together are not next to one another left a lot to be desiredFollowing the still simmering fury over Uefa’s choice of Baku for the Europa League final and its corporate-heavy ticket policy for ...
14:17, 05/21/2019

FIFA Screws Up Ticket Sales For Women's World Cup, Does Terrible Job At Apologizing Soccer fans who purchased tickets to attend the Women’s World Cup in France this summer were finally able to download their pre-ordered tickets on Monday. Many who had bought groups of tickets were understandably pissed off at discovering that not al...
17:51, 05/21/2019

2022 World Cup in Qatar to remain as a 32-team tournament, Fifa announces • World game’s governing body considered having 48 teams• Feasibility study shows increasing size of event is not practicalEfforts by the president of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams, which he said could help heal hos...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state's borders to accommodate a larger fo...
03:34, 05/17/2019

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scrapping plans for expansion to 48 FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding to stick with 32 due to the political and logistical complexities.        ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

FIFA 19 and FIFA 18 had 45 million unique console and PC players in EA’s fiscal 2019 FIFA 19 and 18 drew 45 million unique players on PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One, publisher EA said today in its solid Q4 earnings report.Read More...
00:51, 05/08/2019

Fifa forced to apologise for Twitter blunder over Women's World Cup tickets allocation Fifa have been forced to apologise after a series of tweets from their Twitter account caused confusion among supporters who had purchased tickets for the Women's World Cup in France....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to fix this.        ...
03:51, 05/23/2019

AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations ZURICH (AP) — AP Source: 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations....
21:51, 05/22/2019

The beautiful game: how FIFA became the champion of soccer simulators It’s a little bizarre to imagine a gaming landscape in which FIFA didn’t exist, but the very first entry in the series didn’t arrive until 1993. Prior to this, soccer simulators weren’t really simulators at all, but more o...
15:17, 05/05/2019

Soccer fans are rightfully irate at FIFA over awful mistake with Women's World Cup tickets Fans who bought tickets to Women's World Cup games in France are just finding out now that their seats might not be next to each other.        ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Trump would not want even the perception that it was ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Tesla readies $2 billion capital boost in stock, bond offerings Tesla plans to raise about $2 billion through debt and stock offerings, after Elon Musk overestimated the ability of the Model 3 sedan to generate enough cash for the company to be self-sustaining....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Tesla seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc announced plans to raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital on Thursday, easing Wall Street concerns over the electric carmaker's ability to see through its ambitious investment plans while it works to deliver a steady profit....
18:17, 05/02/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
19:17, 05/01/2019

NJOY, a Once Bankrupt E-Cigarette Maker, Now Seeks $5 Billion Valuation E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings is pursuing a funding round that would value the company at as much as $5 billion, and it is trying to interest big tobacco companies looking to take a run at market leader Juul Labs....
01:17, 05/02/2019

Puerto Rico Seeks to Have $9 Billion in Debt Ruled Unconstitutional The territory and a group of unsecured creditors brought their complaint against dozens of financial firms, including some of the country’s biggest banks....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet' and seeks $2.3 billion to fund expansion Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Tesla ends 'Spartan diet,' seeks up to $2.3 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of returning to moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Trump Seeks Extra $1.6 Billion In NASA Spending To Send Americans To Moon The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by......
05:51, 05/14/2019

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
08:34, 05/14/2019

'Game of Thrones' is over, and some viewers are ready to cancel HBO. Here's how to do it With 'Game of Thrones' over, some viewers are ready to cancel their subscription to HBO. Here's how to do it.        ...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Matildas coach Ante Milicic gets boost before World Cup with contract extension ‘Resoundingly positive’ response to his appointmentCoach will now oversee 2020 Olympic campaignCoach Ante Milicic will remain in charge of the Matildas for Australia’s Olympic campaign after Football Federation Australia moved to extend his contract ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
14:51, 05/21/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
19:51, 05/18/2019

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.        ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Conquers the World With a $1.2 Billion Opening The superhero movie took in roughly $350 million in North America, easily beating “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” It was the No. 1 movie in at least 54 countries....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Game Of Thrones re-make petition sees huge boost after finale (spoiler free) The petition encouraging the Game Of Thrones writers to re-make the last season of the show has seen a huge boost in signatures following the final ever episode, taking the total number of names to more than 1.2 million....
18:34, 05/20/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion....
23:51, 05/09/2019

SuperData: Mortal Kombat 11 and Fortnite help digital game sales hit $8.8 billion in April NetherRealm's latest fighter continues to break new records. While console spending is up overall, PC is down 4% despite the success of free-to-play games.Read More...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Niko Partners: China’s game market to hit $41.5 billion and 767 million players by 2023 China's domestic game market is expected to grow from $$30.8 billion in 2018 to $41.5 billion in 2023, according to a report by Niko Partners.Read More...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Why some 'GoT' viewers aren't happy with this final season "Game of Thrones" fans are fed up. This final season was supposed to be a climax of brilliant storytelling, a time when all the pieces in this sprawling, intricate Westeros puzzle finally snapped into place....
01:17, 05/18/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
17:51, 05/20/2019

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
16:17, 05/22/2019

How to Live in a World That's Obsessed With Game of Thrones One more episode of Game of Thrones left. A lot of people are gonna have some postpartum feelings. I’m going to feel relieved. I’ve spent eight years deciding not to watch our decade’s defining TV show. For a while I felt like an outcast, like Jon Sn...
21:17, 05/13/2019

You might not like it but star footballers not unpredictability turn on TV viewers | Sean Ingle Manchester City’s FA Cup final demolition of Watford may have been boring for some but research shows TV audiences seem to prefer high-quality entertainment over shocksThere was a moment late in Saturday’s FA Cup final when Manchester City turned the...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. These days, there are ...
04:34, 05/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Fox News Town Hall thumps MSNBC, CNN with 1.1 million viewers Fox News Channel’s town hall with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg dominated cable news on Sunday night, averaging 1.1 million viewers to top MSNBC and CNN combined, according to early Nielsen Media Research....
01:51, 05/21/2019

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The classic Windows Solitaire game has joined such landmarks as Doom, Tetris, and World of Warcraft in being inducted into the Strong Museum of Play's World Video Game Hall of Fame. The award recognizes Solitaire's role ...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Days Gone PS4 Review: The open-world zombie adventure game we’ve all been waiting for Days Gone made fans of the post-apocalyptic genre a lot of promises to PS4 fans when it was revealed way back in 2016. Thankfully, it delivers on every single one of them....
01:51, 05/04/2019

World War Z Game Update: Free DLC Roadmap for May, June, July 2019 New Tokyo Mission, Enemy Zombie Type, Six-Skull Difficulty Setting, Weekly Challenge Mode and more are set to arrive soon in PS4, Xbox One and PC game. Here's what you need to know....
19:34, 05/02/2019

California governor unveils record $213 billion budget, says $70 billion recession could hit coffers California Gov. Gavin Newsom, in his revised state budget released Thursday, proposed a record-setting $213.5 billion spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year — that's a 2% increase over his January budget....
06:34, 05/10/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The $19 billion valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25 percent this year, and company shares were up over 1% in morning trading Tuesday....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Project C is an online open-world game from Assassin’s Creed and Half-Life 2 vets Developer Darewise Entertainment wants to make a persistent online world that reacts to players. The playtests will run for the next few weeks.Read More...
02:51, 05/14/2019

Priyanka Chopra says watching ‘Game of Thrones’ is a family event: ‘World will mourn’ when show ends The actress, who is married to singer Nick Jonas, recently told The Associated Press the airing of the hit HBO show — in which her sister-in-law Sophie Turner (wife of Joe Jonas) stars as Sansa Stark — is a family affair, often leading to large gathe...
03:51, 05/12/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
18:34, 05/07/2019

She Has Friends at FIFA. At Home, It’s Mostly Critics. Isha Johansen of Sierra Leone, one of the few women ever to run a national soccer federation, is in the fight of her professional life to keep her post....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Chelsea's two-window transfer ban upheld by Fifa Chelsea will be unable to sign any new players for the next two transfer windows after Fifa upheld a ban relating to its signing of foreign minor players....
23:17, 05/08/2019

FIFA 20 and Other EA Games Won't Be Exclusive to Amazon India Anymore FIFA 20, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Need for Speed 2019 and the rest of EA's lineup won't be on Amazon India exclusively, and will soon be available via Flipkart and other channels....
09:00, 05/02/2019

FIFA rejects Chelsea appeal against 1-year transfer ban ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has rejected Chelsea’s appeal against a one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules. FIFA says its appeals committee upheld the ban imposed in February but added that Chelsea will be allowed to register players un...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Spanish Football League Chooses Uniforms Just Like FIFA Does You pick your teams, you settle in with your mates to play a few games of FIFA, and in the middle of it all, everyone gets a chance to choose which uniform the sides will wear in the game. It’s a very video game way of doing things, and it’s now how ...
04:00, 05/13/2019

FIFA ready to discuss concussion substitutions - Times "FIFA is open to having discussions about temporary substitutions if players suffer serious head injuries in matches, its medical committee head Michel D\u0027Hooghe has told the Times newspaper."...
10:34, 05/02/2019

Former FIFA boss Blatter says money risks ruining the sport Sepp Blatter, the former boss of soccer's world governing body FIFA who was ousted during a corruption scandal, has said money risks ruining the sport....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Fifa rejects Chelsea appeal over two-window ban on first-team signings • Club will take case to court of arbitration for sport• Chelsea want ban frozen while final appeal is heardChelsea’s appeal to Fifa against the imposition of a two-window transfer ban has been rejected, meaning that the club will take their case to ...
14:17, 05/08/2019

Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing        ...
16:34, 05/10/2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence....
19:00, 05/10/2019

Chelsea transfer ban: Fifa rejects Premier League club's appeal Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says it will be "not be easy" to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City next season, after an unsuccessful appeal against Fifa's transfer ban....
16:34, 05/08/2019

EA DOWN: Apex Legends Servers Offline, FIFA 19 maintenance and Battlefield games EA servers are down once again with thousands of gamers, with Apex Legends, FIFA 19, Origin Access and fellow online games experiencing server issues....
20:17, 05/16/2019

EA Servers Down: FIFA 19, Apex Legends Code 100, Origin and Battlefield NOT WORKING EA servers are down right now for thousands of gamers, with FIFA 19, Apex Legends, Origin Access and fellow games like Madden 19, Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Battlefield V experiencing issues today....
00:34, 05/06/2019

FIFA 19 Ultimate Team TOTW 34 Prediction: Liverpool and Chelsea players set for FUT update FIFA 19 Team of the Week 34 may include stars from Liverpool, Chelsea and West Ham. Here's a look at who else could join them in the latest Ultimate Team TOTW....
17:34, 05/07/2019

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek challenges viewers to guess whether he's wearing a wig or not The "Jeopardy!" host gets real about the effects of cancer, including losing his hair and spending time in the fetal position in his dressing room.        ...
22:00, 05/12/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Watch: Premier League Team of The Season Countdown and potential FUT updates FIFA 19 Premier League players will today be honoured as part of EA Sports Team of the Season squad. But before that, the developer is once again hosting TOTSWATCH around the UK....
16:00, 05/17/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Countdown: Community Most Consistent Predictions, Release Date, Reveal Times FIFA 19 Team Of The Season Reveal begins today, starting with the Community Vote for the most consistent players. Here's a prediction of which players could be included....
17:00, 05/10/2019

FIFA 19 Ultimate Team TOTW 35 Predictions: Manchester City and more player upgrades coming FIFA 19 TOTW 35 - The next big Team of the Week squad may include stars from Manchester City and plenty more Premier League clubs. Here's a look at who else could join them in the latest Ultimate Team update....
05:51, 05/15/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
15:34, 05/09/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate....
04:00, 05/22/2019

| Chippa get relegation boost with Polokwane win Chippa United gave their survival hopes a boost as they beat an in-form Polokwane City 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Pietersburg Stadium in Polokwane....
17:34, 05/04/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
06:17, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
20:17, 05/20/2019

Passwordless web gets a boost from Windows Hello FIDO2 certification Microsoft‘s attempt to kill the password is going ahead with full steam. The company has announced that Windows Hello, the passwordless authentication method that allows Windows 10 users to sign in to their devices using biometric information, is now...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Pac-12 tries to boost men’s basketball, loosen transfer rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 presidents voted to standardize nonconference schedules for men’s basketball and allow athletes to transfer within the conference without losing a season of eligibility. The Pac-12 also announced after its spring...
00:00, 05/21/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
00:51, 05/03/2019

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

Iran threatens to boost uranium enrichment Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord. (8 May)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Kentucky Governor Gets Election-Eve Boost From Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary ele...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
15:00, 05/13/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
14:51, 05/10/2019

Boost to the economy from no-deal Brexit stockpiling of drugs The British economy was given a short-term, pre-Brexit boost at the start of the year as factories ramped up production ahead of a possible crash out from the European Union....
14:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 6-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
23:34, 05/20/2019

How Facebook plans to boost augmented reality with Spark AR More than a billion people have interacted with Facebook's Spark AR augmented reality platform. But that might mean that we've all had cat faces put on our heads in silly messages. Read More...
02:51, 05/12/2019

Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Apple results boost stocks, dollar dips Global equities advanced on Wednesday for a fourth-straight day of gains as Apple's strong results soothed concerns about earnings growth and the dollar dipped after some disappointing data ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Phillies vs. Royals: Philadelphia gets back-end of rotation boost Dr. de Blasio to the conference room, stat! Calling a press conference at Lincoln Hospital, Mayor de Blasio introduced his “care card” entitling illegal immigrants to free health care. Plan will cost NYC taxpayers $100 million. “Critics say we can’t ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
17:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. Democrats to press Trump on paying for infrastructure boost Democrats in Congress will press U.S. President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on Wednesday for details on how to pay for a massive boost in U.S. infrastructure spending after agreeing in April to try to win approval of a $2 trillion package....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Alibaba beats revenue expectations on cloud boost Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat fourth-quarter revenue forecasts on Wednesday, thanks to growth in its core business and its diversification into cloud computing and other services....
08:17, 05/16/2019

Japan companies aim to boost productivity by hiring non-smokers A growing number of Japan-based businesses taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
21:17, 05/06/2019

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

The best free PC optimization software 2019: boost your PC's performance Free PC optimization software can't solve obsolescence – if your computer is struggling to meet the system requirements for your OS or apps that's a job for more RAM or the addition of an SSD – but if the slowdown is software-...
15:17, 05/21/2019

Mats Zuccarello’s Stars emergence could be Rangers boost Mats Zuccarello is giving his current team a major boost, and he’s on the verge of doing the same for his old team, too. The former Rangers winger has three goals and seven assists in 12 games for the Stars in the Stanley Cup playoffs, bringing...
19:34, 05/07/2019

Occidental's Yearslong Pursuit of Anadarko Gets Big Boost From Buffet Berkshire Hathaway agreed to invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum to help finance its bid for Anadarko Petroleum and beat back a rival offer from Chevron. Even as some investors applaud Occidental’s bold push for Anadarko, others are expressing...
03:34, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 7-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
03:34, 05/22/2019

Petrobras executive flags production boost in second quarter Oil and gas production at Petroleo Brasileiro SA is on the rise in the second quarter, and has been above 2.8 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) so far in May, a company executive said on Wednesday....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Germany mulls fines to boost measles vaccination rates BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister is proposing fines for parents of school-age children who haven’t been vaccinated for measles. Minister Jens Spahn told the German weekly Bild am Sonntag that parents who can’t prove their chi...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Wall St. gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Monday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Voracious pest threatens China's crops and could boost need for imports A crop-eating pest first detected in China about five months ago is spreading rapidly and could hurt production of key crops critical to the populous nation's food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even though it is now available in major cities. In some rural areas, acquiring an HD television signal ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez set to rally to boost Green New Deal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Green New Deal has been blocked in the Senate, and the House refuses to take it up, but activists and politicians who back the sweeping plan to address climate change are pushing to make it a top issue in the 2020 campaign. Verm...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Buffett investment in Occidental could boost shareholder approval, says analyst Tim Rezvan of Oppenheimer discusses the bidding war between Occidental and Chevron for Anadarko, and how Warren Buffett's involvement could shake things up....
23:51, 04/30/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
16:17, 05/14/2019

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

How to boost your Bluetooth signal to cover your entire home or office Bluetooth is a great technology for connecting together devices, but it has one limitation – range. But you can fix that! Here's how to spread a Bluetooth signal all around your home and office....
11:34, 05/06/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a centuries-old royal trad...
04:51, 05/04/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach all 21 million M-Pesa customers in Kenya....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House is working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s top priorities. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) is...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Sinclair shares soar after company says RSN acquisition will boost revenue Shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group soared 35 percent after the conservative-leaning TV-station group said the 21 regional sports networks it’s acquiring from Disney will boost its results more than expected. Sinclair said the $9.6 billion acquisition...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, extending into a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand finally have something to cheer this weekend: the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn...
03:17, 05/04/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media, and threatened to withdraw Hungary’s votin...
13:17, 05/22/2019

Boost Mobile informs customers about a data breach -- two months ago Sprint-owned virtual mobile network operator Boost Mobile quietly informed customers that it suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access some user accounts. In a notice posted on the Boost Mobile website, the company said a previously undis...
06:34, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Allergan raises profit, sales forecasts on Botox boost Allergan Plc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday and raised its profit and revenue forecasts for the year, fueled by higher sales of its growth driver Botox....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure to the sun....
19:51, 05/14/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Promoting the experience: how WiFi can boost influencer marketing at festivals Festivals are becoming more and more about the experience than the big names associated with them. Influencer marketing is similar to this. It’s no longer about the ‘who’ and the ‘what’ - it’s the why. People...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
14:51, 05/17/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
10:34, 05/16/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
00:17, 05/02/2019

Nestle to boost healthy food products in Brazil, eyes partnerships Nestle SA will increase its natural and organic products in Brazil, its No. 4 market worldwide, as part of a wider Americas plan to cut sugar, sodium and saturated fats in its food, a spokesman said....
17:17, 05/17/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on their thoughts and their feelings. Some ground the...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion calculations per second....
14:17, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Allergan CEO says company is urgently looking at all options to boost share price Allergan Plc Chief Executive Brent Saunders said on Tuesday that he and the board of directors were looking with a sense of urgency at all options to revive the Botox maker's falling share price, but a lack of specifics failed to boost investor senti...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Selling Boost and Metro may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
19:34, 05/14/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Tech shares boost Wall St after Huawei reprieve Shares of technology companies helped lift Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, alleviating investor concerns about pressure on future corporate results in the sector....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Customer service in Apple Stores needs a boost after the Burberry period (results) We asked you if you have experienced a notable decline in customer service focus in your local Apple Store in the past few years when the breakneck expansion of retail locations joined forces with the ex-Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts overhaul of Store...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Veoneer will sell $500 million of bonds, equity to boost working capital Swedish supplier Veoneer plans to shore up its working capital by $500 million through the sale of bonds and shares, as it waits for a strong order book to translate into a pickup in earnings....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organizat...
20:17, 05/22/2019

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Alibaba revenue beats estimates on cloud boost; shares rise China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Wednesday, boosted by growth in its core e-commerce and cloud computing businesses....
15:34, 05/15/2019

Daimler's Zetsche bows out pledging cost cuts to boost profit Daimler said its target remains to return Mercedes-Benz Cars, which includes the Mercedes brand and Smart, and Mercedes-Benz Vans to a "profitability corridor" of 8 percent to 10 percent by 2021....
14:51, 05/22/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
19:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Petrobras executives point to production boost after lukewarm results Oil and gas production at Petroleo Brasileiro SA is on the rise, executives said on Wednesday, telling analysts that the company was on course to hit its annual production target despite lagging output in the first three months of the year....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Buying a house? Getting a loan? 8 ways to boost your credit score to get the best deal Your credit score is a key factor that determines if you qualify for loan and at what interest rate. If your score is too low, here's how to raise it.        ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Selling Boost and MetroPCS may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track T-Mobile's merger with Sprint is in trouble in its current state, just when it seemed imminent. A new Bloomberg report even cites insiders who claim that the carriers may have to divest their successful prepaid businesses if they want to merge as sch...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden gets a polling boost in his first week on the 2020 presidential campaign trail Two national polls published Tuesday show that Biden, who was already the early front-runner, gained substantial ground after formally joining the Democratic presidential primary contest last week following months of hesitation....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Boost Mobile welcomes a new brand into the US with the crazy cheap Wiko Ride The US smartphone market is largely dominated by Apple and Samsung, and although OnePlus has made decent strides of late with T-Mobile in its corner, Huawei's troubles are likely to discourage other major Chinese vendors from pursuing their American ...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Con Edison in deal to boost natgas flows to New York on Iroquois pipe Consolidated Edison Inc said Thursday it reached an agreement with an existing pipeline to increase the amount of natural gas the pipe can deliver to Con Edison's service area in New York City's Bronx, Manhattan and Queens boroughs:...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
09:17, 05/09/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:34, 05/16/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
00:34, 05/23/2019

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

UPDATE 2-Wendy's higher priced burgers, franchisee fee boost quarterly results Wendy's Co on Wednesday reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, as the burger chain was helped by higher royalty fees from franchisees and its new premium burgers that come with avocado and bacon....
17:34, 05/08/2019

Walmart revenue, profit jump as online grocery sales provide boost Walmart's revenue and profit jumped as the company reported increased online sales and a strong performance in food, beverage and general merchandise.        ...
15:34, 05/16/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Go on, scratch that itch, and give yourself a mini serotonin boost | Hannah Jane Parkinson There is nothing more rewarding than a problem solved, and one of the finest examples of this is a satisfactorily scratched itchFirst of all, let’s get this straight: the itch is the thing you scratch. Itch, to me, is not the verb. Some people think ...
09:34, 05/10/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
18:51, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Albemarle touts new project to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it is moving forward on a project it claims will boost its Chilean lithium production by 30 percent without extracting more brine from the environmentally sensitive Salar de Atacama, the world's driest desert....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
22:51, 05/08/2019

£5bn cash boost helps Sadiq Khan narrowly reach homes target The number of affordable homes started in London has hit its highest level for eight years after the capital secured almost £5 billion funding from the Government....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Iranian minister: OPEC 'likely to collapse' if Saudis boost oil production to make up for U.S. sanctions Tougher U.S. oil sanctions continue to tighten the screws on Iran, making room for other OPEC countries to pick up the slack and prompting Iran's oil minister to warn that the cartel is "likely to collapse."...
08:51, 05/04/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
17:17, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
10:34, 05/18/2019

Walking for weight loss: Three tips to help you boost calorie count and burn body fat WALKING is a great way to lose weight and improve overall health – here are three tips on how to boost calorie count and burn body fat for weight loss....
10:51, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-NYSE-owner ICE beats profit on boost in data services unit Intercontinental Exchange Inc, owner of the New York Stock Exchange, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as higher revenue from its data services unit helped offset a softer trading environment....
15:34, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 salaried jobs under pressure to boost profits, reduce bureaucracy Ford workers opened their email Monday to find a letter from CEO Jim Hackett with details on how many salaried workers would be leaving the automaker.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis begin withdrawal from Hodeidah ports in boost to peace deal Yemen's Houthi movement on Saturday started withdrawing forces from Saleef port in Hodeidah under a U.N.-sponsored deal stalled for months, a Reuters witness said, reviving hopes for peace efforts to end the four-year war....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Former OU president seeks sit-down with university regents Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren has asked for an opportunity to personally address the university's regents about allegations of sexual misconduct made against him....
20:51, 05/08/2019

Horse Seeks Justice In Court Maximum Security and his entourage of humans are not going to take his controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification lying down, even after those scoundrels down at the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission summarily denied the bay colt’s formal protest e...
04:17, 05/10/2019

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
22:51, 05/22/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-EM FX weak, Turkish central bank's outlook fails to boost lira Emerging market currencies dipped on Tuesday after soft Chinese data hit broad risk appetite towards developing world assets, while Turkey's lira dropped as comments from the central bank governor failed to whip up much investor confidence....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Health-conscious Britons boost alcohol-free drink sales to record high Sales of non-alcoholic beer, wine and spirits are at a record high in the UK with increasing numbers of London producers looking to make the most of the £100 million industry....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Daily on Energy: Ernst lobbies Trump not to undercut ethanol boost with trade wars SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale may put T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: Bloomberg's insiders are now tipping that the rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile or Sprint will have to spin off one of the prepaid brands (Metro, Boost or Virgin), and complete their 5G network rollout in a ti...
13:51, 05/20/2019

LeBron James’ I Promise School Receives a $1 Million Boost from Dick’s Sporting Goods The good news keeps coming for LeBron James’ groundbreaking I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio. Following April reports that the school was already yielding incredible results in its first year, the NBA star surprised I Promise students by an...
00:00, 05/11/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-EA revenue beats estimates on 'Apex Legends' boost, shares jump Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, "Apex Legends", sending its shares up 7 percent in extended trading....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy gets one-game suspension for hit, but only a minor penalty in game Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy got a one-game suspension for a hit to head of Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson but a two-minute penalty on ice.        ...
03:00, 05/08/2019

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with one of nine rulers. Much like the show, the ruler's decision-making is constantly put to the test, and ...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Katana Zero is a good game about swords, and a great game about being a rude, interrupting prick Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Ar...
09:51, 05/03/2019

Game of Thrones: Conquest is a mobile game as disappointing as the last season of the show As the last season of the super-popular TV show Game of Thrones is in full swing, you might have noticed ads about the “Official HBO GoT Strategy RPG” with all the familiar faces of the show’s actors. If you’re a fan of the show, you might have wonde...
15:17, 05/10/2019

San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski game-time decision for Game 7 against Avalanche Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is a game-time decision for San Jose's matchup against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals....
21:00, 05/08/2019

Game Of Thrones brutally asserts that the game in question will have no winner (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space ...
09:17, 05/13/2019

Did Game of Thrones sneak a video game reference into “The Long Night?” Okay, before we get started, I’m going to warn you that there are *SPOILERS* in this post for episode 3 of season 8 of Game of Thrones. No, really: *SPOILERS* Last warning: *SPOILERS* For those of you still here, I assume you’ve watched last Sunday’s...
20:34, 04/30/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ Pits ‘Game of Thrones’ Against ‘The Avengers’ in a Game of ‘Family Feud’ The characters of Game of Thrones may have battled the white walkers, but their greatest fight was yet to come — facing off against The Avengers on a parody of Family Feud. In a legendary cold open mashup this weekend, Saturday Night Live pitte...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two of Uprising Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
18:51, 05/01/2019

FCA seeks $160M in tax incentives for Detroit plants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is seeking up to $160 million in taxpayer incentives to partially subsidize a planned $2.5 billion investment in two Detroit assembly plants....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Tesla seeks to raise up to $2.3bn as losses stack up Tesla is seeking to raise up to $2.3bn (£1.8bn) after chief executive Elon Musk hinted it may have to go to the capital markets to aid its future plans....
17:34, 05/02/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
17:17, 05/14/2019

Inmate, 19 at age of crime, seeks execution reprieve MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate’s attorney has asked the governor to halt his Thursday lethal injection. Michael Brandon Samra was 19 when he participated in the 1997 slayings of four people, including two children. Samra’s atto...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Venezuela: Guaido seeks talks with US military Self-declared President Juan Guaido is to step up pressure on the US military to help solve the country's political crisis. The opposition leader has spent months trying to oust Nicolas Maduro from the crisis-hit nation....
02:17, 05/12/2019

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the coming days to propose solutions to Venezuela’s protracted crisis...
22:34, 05/07/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations said Tuesday it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela to propose solutions to that country's protracted crisis....
03:17, 05/08/2019

TalkTalk 'seeks' £1bn funding for fibre venture TalkTalk will reportedly seek £1 billion from investors in order to fund plans to build a fibre to the premise (FTTP) network serving as many as three million homes and businesses in urban areas.The company has created a new entity called FibreN...
16:34, 04/29/2019

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the business side of his tennis career is proving a more onerous task....
16:17, 05/22/2019

Brompton seeks new chair for expansion ride Britain’s biggest folding bicycle-maker is hunting a heavyweight chairman to take the saddle as it seeks to double in size during the next five years....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Chelsea Manning says she’ll never testify, seeks release ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is offering a new legal argument in her effort to be released from a Virginia jail. Manning has been jailed in Alexandria for two months for refusing to testify to a grand jury i...
17:51, 05/07/2019

PS4, Xbox FREE game ALERT: Download this video game trial this bank Holiday Weekend Ubisoft has a May Bank Holiday treat for PS4, Xbox One, and PC players this weekend. You'll still need PS Plus and Xbox Live, but you can still play Ghost Recon Wildlands for free....
08:34, 05/04/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
16:34, 05/22/2019

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

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from the...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke laughs as Rockets' mascot ‘bends the knee’ at NBA playoff game “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke got the royal treatment at the showdown between the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in Houston, Tex., on Friday night....
19:17, 05/11/2019

| Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks 'a way forward' in ties Russian President Vladimir Putin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not to buy a Russian S-400 air defense system....
00:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. Seeks to Designate Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorist Group The White House is seeking to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, which could complicate relations with allies where Brotherhood affiliates serve in government roles....
10:17, 05/01/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey’s gas drilling bid NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey’s bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights. Cypriot President Nico...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Adevinta CEO seeks to overcome soft online ad markets Norway's Adevinta is working to regain market share in online advertising that it lost while making adjustments to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Norwegian company's chief executive said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Trump administration seeks to hit EU with tariffs over Airbus subsidies The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it was moving forward with a plan to seek retaliatory tariffs on European Union goods over the EU's subsidies for Airbus. President Trump has previously said the U.S. is seeking tariffs on $11 billion w...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Denver suburb seeks answers after school shooting A Denver suburb sought answers on Wednesday as to why two students walked into their school and opened fire with handguns, injuring eight people and killing one just a few miles from where a school massacre took place 20 years ago....
10:00, 05/08/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused by human activity to the natural world....
08:00, 05/07/2019

China's BAIC seeks to buy 5% Daimler stake, report says China's BAIC is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Beijing Benz Automotive, the two automakers' Chinese joint venture, Reuters reported....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey's gas drilling bid Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey's bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights....
15:17, 05/08/2019

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

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

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

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign ministry between 2010 and 2013....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Turkey’s opposition seeks cancellation of 2018 elections Turkey’s main opposition party is appealing to Turkey’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority annulled its victory in the mayoral race for the city, and ordered a new vote...
19:00, 05/08/2019

After raid, San Francisco reporter seeks return of property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
08:00, 05/21/2019

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

Huawei Accuses U.S. of Bullying as It Seeks Support From Europe Huawei denounced U.S. actions against the company as “bullying” and implored European governments to resist American pressure to follow suit in a bid to safeguard one of its most lucrative markets....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking to raise $2.3bn after its latest results heightened concerns that the troubled car company is running...
17:00, 05/02/2019

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

Millionaire seeks new trial over man’s death in bunker fire ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A wealthy stock trader is seeking a new trial after his murder conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Daniel Beckwitt’s at...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years....
22:34, 05/15/2019

Top Court Asks CBI For Proof After It Seeks Custody Of Ex-Kolkata Top Cop The Supreme Court today asked the CBI to come up withevidence for seeking custodial interrogation of former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar,who had been probing the Saradha chit fund scam in West......
09:51, 04/30/2019

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

Opposition seeks redo of Istanbul district votes won by AKP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is appealing to the country’s top electoral body for an annulment of local election results in Istanbul’s 39 districts after the authority annulled its victory in the city’s mayoral ra...
13:17, 05/08/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of ethics, after authorities searched the health-care startup’s offices....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Venezuela sees second day of unrest as Guaidó seeks power Protesters and military forces Venezuela clashed for a second day in Venezuela as both the country's disputed president, Nicolas Maduro, and opposition leader, Juan Guaidó vied for power....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro loosening regulations on guns and ammunition....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Claim seeks $45M for incapacitated woman who gave birth PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state. The precursor to a lawsuit says the woman allegedly was raped repeatedly before gi...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Huawei Executive Seeks Dismissal of U.S. Extradition Request Lawyers for senior Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou told a Vancouver court they would ask it to dismiss the U.S. request to have her extradited, saying the U.S. interfered in the case politically and Canadian border officials violated her r...
04:51, 05/09/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 mln fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Golf: Leader Kang seeks maiden win in Texas South Korea's Sung Kang fired a third-round 68 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas on Sunday and keep his hopes of a maiden PGA Tour victory alive....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Atom Bank seeks £50m after BBVA shuns takeover One of Britain's leading digital-only lenders is launching a £50m fundraising after its biggest shareholder decided not to mount a full takeover bid amid continuing Brexit-related uncertainty....
16:17, 05/09/2019

UK government seeks Brexit compromise after election fiasco LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party says it is ready to compromise to secure a Brexit deal after suffering its worst result in local elections for more than 20 years. In contests for local authorities across England, the party ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Garfield, Only He's A Nightmarish Monster Starring In A Game Boy Game Last year, just in time for Halloween, Lumpy made some short animations based on artist Will Burke’s nightmarish Garfield sketches. Fast forward to May 2019 and he’s just finished work on a complete 13-minute video, presented in the style of the gros...
08:17, 05/14/2019

Harry Kane Champions League final update: Tottenham handed injury boost with striker certain he'll be fit Tottenham's hopes of winning the Champions League have been handed a major boost, with Harry Kane sure he will be fit to face Liverpool in the Final next month....
13:17, 05/20/2019

R. Kelly lawyer seeks copy of sex video to be used in sex-crimes case R. Kelly and his lawyer were promised a copy of a video allegedly showing the R&B singer having sex with a teen girl, during hearing in Kelly's sex-crimes case.        ...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S....
23:34, 05/01/2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Guaido seeks relations with US military in attempt to take power in Venezuela Opposition leader asks aide to meet US Southern CommandTrump administration has not counted out military actionVenezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday said he has instructed his political envoy in Washington to immediately open relations...
02:34, 05/12/2019

‘In the mood’: Federer seeks more match time at Italian Open ROME (AP) — At 37 and with 20 Grand Slam titles, Roger Federer still gets excited about playing tennis. That’s why he added this week’s Italian Open to his schedule. Federer says he was “in the mood to play,” adding “hon...
14:00, 05/14/2019

House seeks to restore Central American aid, defying Trump A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee moved on Thursday toward restoring hundreds of millions of dollars of aid to Central America that was cut off by President Donald Trump, setting up a potential showdown with the White House....
22:34, 05/09/2019

Tesla seeks dismissal of suit challenging Musk pay package DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge is weighing whether to dismiss Tesla shareholders’ complaints over a compensation plan that could net CEO Elon Musk more than $50 billion over the next decade. The shareholder lawsuit says the automaker’...
23:00, 05/09/2019

BJP Seeks Permission To Air 2 Movies Starring Akshay Kumar On NaMo TV The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has sought permission from the Chief Electoral Office of Delhi to air two movies -- Padman and Toilet-Ek Prem Katha -- on NaMo TV, officials said today....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Omar Abdullah Seeks Action Against BJP In Journalists Bribery Case In Leh National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today said action must be taken in the alleged bribery of journalists by BJP leaders in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir....
16:34, 05/08/2019

EA seeks fresh blood for Apex Legends in mobile market Executives from Electronic Arts have implied they’d like to bring their battle royale Apex Legends to mobile devices, mimicking the success of its competitors, Fortnite and PUBG. It might be a path to success, but mobile is no longer the untapped mar...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Philadelphia mayor seeks 2nd term, touting soda tax benefits PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical of his handling of the rising homicide rate, ongoing opioid epidemic and his signature achievement, ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her teenage lover to kill her husband in New Hampshire, a scandal that inspired a movie starring Nicole ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday it’s seeking proposals for an acoustic monitoring system to detect and track the ...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark at Roland Garros "On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the business side of his tennis career is proving a more onerous task."...
10:51, 05/22/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial for French influence in Europe....
21:51, 05/07/2019

Trump tamps down war talk as he seeks to avoid hostilities with Iran HOPE NOT: “Mr. President, are we going to war with Iran?” a reporter shouted to President Trump as he stood at a White House entryway yesterday during a brief photo op....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 million in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday showed....
21:17, 05/06/2019

América Móvil prepares for loan market return, seeks at least US$2.5bn NEW YORK, May 20 (LPC) - Mexico’s América Móvil is scouting lenders to refinance at least US$2.5bn in revolving credit facilities maturing this August, according to three banking sources, preparing a comeback to the Latin American bank market, where ...
23:34, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 mln in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday showed....
21:17, 05/06/2019

As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan should be granted observer status at the U.N. health agency’s biggest yearly gathering...
18:51, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Under pressure, Boeing CEO seeks to bolster confidence after 737 MAX crashes Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg sought to bolster shareholder confidence in the company on Monday in his first general meeting since two fatal crashes of the 737 MAX triggered the jet's grounding, lawsuits and investigations....
18:34, 04/29/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
12:00, 04/29/2019

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cr...
16:51, 05/02/2019

The Lightning’s Record-Setting Season Seeks a Stanley Cup Capper Tampa Bay had a historically good regular season. But in the N.H.L., being the best regular-season team is far from a guarantee of postseason success....
00:34, 04/29/2019

'Tortilla movement' seeks to restore Mexico's iconic food As Mexico City's 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day's corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol, a tortilla shop that is part of a famed chef's bid to help recover Mexico's iconic...
21:17, 05/20/2019

East Carolina seeks 1 of NCAA Tournament's top 8 seeds East Carolina remains in mix for one of NCAA Tournament's top eight seeds as it chases elusive College World Series berth        ...
22:17, 05/06/2019

Suit seeks to hold Vatican at fault for abuse by US priests Three brothers who were sexually abused by a priest from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican, claiming the Holy See bears responsibility because the case was mishandled by former Archbishop ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Harvey Weinstein’s Former Studio Seeks Liquidation in Bankruptcy Court The Weinstein Company sold most of its assets to a private equity firm last year, but women who accused Mr. Weinstein of abuse, along with insurers and creditors, still have claims pending....
04:00, 05/16/2019

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Justice Department Seeks to Appeal Emoluments Case Against Trump The government asked a judge to halt the proceedings in a case alleging that the president is violating the Constitution by accepting financial benefits from foreign governments....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces in the disputed region...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Texas seeks more armed school personnel after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly a year after a mass shooting at a Texas high school killed eight students and two substitute teachers, lawmakers in this gun-friendly state are close to passing new measures to “harden” campuses with more armed...
17:51, 05/07/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstatement to the league in a letter to commissioner Roger Goodell, Pro Football Talk reported....
20:51, 05/03/2019

UK’s May seeks Brexit deal amid mounting pressure to quit LONDON (AP) — The British government is making a final push to do a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party, amid mounting outrage from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party at the prospect of compromise. Senior Conservative and ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The administration agreed to end metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, and postponed a decision on auto ...
02:51, 05/18/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
11:51, 05/20/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
06:51, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing company Beijing Benz Automotive, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
11:34, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court....
03:51, 05/19/2019

Ram Vilas Paswan Seeks CBI Probe Into Dalit Woman Rape Case Union minister and BJP ally Ram Vilas Paswan today demanded a CBI probe into the rape of a Dalit woman in Rajasthan's Alwar and accused the Congress government in the state of hiding the crime for......
15:00, 05/12/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least in some key states - may not be as euphoric....
00:17, 05/13/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
01:34, 05/12/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet seeks to restore integrity to government in White House bid Sen. Michael Bennet, one of two Coloradans running for president in 2020 as a Democrat, said his campaign is about restoring integrity to the government....
15:51, 05/07/2019

As Canada's Lucara Diamond seeks new mines, tech fuels growth Lucara Diamond Corp, which has recovered two of the largest diamonds in recent history, is turning to technology to ensure growth in an industry where new mine acquisitions remain elusive....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring......
03:34, 05/16/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chinese tech giant....
11:00, 05/11/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks advice on how to do a ...
07:51, 05/18/2019

Argentina's Macri seeks accord with rivals to calm volatile markets Argentine President Mauricio Macri is looking to strike an agreement with political rivals, including nemesis Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, in a bid to calm volatile markets ahead of presidential elections toward the end of the year....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
04:51, 05/22/2019

After Masood Azhar UN Ban, India Seeks Adoption Of Treaty To Fight Terror India, close on the heels of getting Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar blacklisted, gave a clarion call at the UN for strengthening efforts to adopt the long-pending global convention......
15:00, 05/04/2019

Mother of naked teen killed by Oklahoma police seeks answers EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The mother of an unarmed teenager who was naked when police in Oklahoma fatally shot him says she wants more answers about her son’s death. Vickie Lewis says the only time she has heard from police in the Oklahoma City subu...
19:00, 05/02/2019

New Zealand Seeks Global Support for Tougher Measures on Online Violence In the wake of the terrorist attack on Muslim mosques, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is calling for a united effort against the biggest internet companies....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed forces high command was prepared to turn on him....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Harris’ bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue. The California Democrat’s bill would create some $150 mil...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quad...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings, in part based on statements by Donald Trump abo...
05:00, 05/09/2019

skin deep: Elizabeth Olsen, Superhero, Seeks Magic for Her ‘Sad’ Hair The actress, who plays the Scarlet Witch in the new Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame,” shares her idiosyncratic beauty rituals, like using placenta serum....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Venezuela opposition politician seeks refuge in Argentina's Embassy in Caracas Richard Blanco is one of 10 National Assembly members charged with treason for supporting opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for a military revolt on April 30....
06:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court....
10:00, 05/19/2019

Japan's Orix Corp Seeks To Buy Remaining Stake In Wind Assets: IL&FS In April, GAIL (India) Ltd offered Rs 4,800 crore ($683.01 million) for IL&FS's power plant portfolio, emerging as the highest bidder for its wind assets....
16:34, 05/19/2019

Space station experiment seeks to slow aging process using nanoparticles An experiment aboard the International Space Station is testing the potential for man-made nanoparticles to be used in the fight against free radicals, which are one of the biggest culprits of cell damage....
18:51, 05/10/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature was arrested on...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Austria's Kurz seeks to oust far-right interior minister before early election Austria's two ruling parties agitated to end their coalition on Monday, with the chancellor seeking to oust the interior minister and his far-right coalition partner threatening to quit the teetering government if he does....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....
07:00, 05/21/2019

| Puerto Rico gov slams Trump, seeks swifter storm recovery Puerto Rico's governor is pledging to lift the US territory from a deep recession by creating more jobs, reversing a migration exodus and implementing a range of incentives as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Guinea coach Paul Put seeks second opinion on Naby Keita's injury Guinea coach Paul Put says he is seeking a 'second medical opinion' to decide whether Liverpool's Naby Keita can play at the Africa Cup of Nations in June....
19:51, 05/04/2019

Defense seeks pause in Navy SEAL case while probing spying SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner have demanded prosecutors stop monitoring defense lawyer emails and put the case on hold. The court filing obtained Wednesday by The Asso...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump Seeks To Declare Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the......
00:17, 05/01/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emmanuel Macron has concluded....
13:51, 05/10/2019

Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London, has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Chinese EV maker CHJ seeks to raise up to $500 million in growth push: sources Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker CHJ Automotive is seeking to raise $300 million to $500 million in its latest funding round, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said, joining its peers in tapping more investors to finance growth....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Trump seeks additional $1.6B for NASA with goal of returning to the moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
03:34, 05/14/2019

Venezuela opposition seeks to pay PDVSA bond interest to stave off creditors Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized an interest payment on an overdue bond, in an apparent bid to keep the country's crown jewel overseas asset out of creditor hands....
21:51, 05/07/2019

US senator seeks safe passage for Blazers star Enes Kanter SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NB...
01:51, 05/15/2019

House Intelligence Panel Seeks Interviews With President Trump’s Lawyers WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee has called four lawyers linked to President Donald Trump and his family for interviews as part of an investigation into whether they tried to obstruct the panel’s inquiry into Russian election...
03:00, 05/15/2019

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

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa's first all-race poll....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Russian "Spy" Whale Refusing To Leave Norway City, Seeks Human Attention An alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to leave a Norwegian port city, in what appears to be a high-profile defection after a week of global attention on the unnamed beluga....
07:34, 05/03/2019

Punjab Congress Seeks Report On Amarinder Singh-Navjot Sidhu Rift All India Congress Committee's Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari on Tuesday sought a report from the party's state unit over the face-off between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his cabinet colleague......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
02:00, 05/08/2019

US senator seeks safe passage for Enes Kanter in potential NBA Finals scenario SALEM, Ore. — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA cha...
07:34, 05/15/2019

House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince A U.S. congressional committee has asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, the panel's chairman said, adding there was strong evidence he lied to U.S. lawmakers probing Russia....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets: source Canada's government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35, the Canadian air force's preferred option for its new fight...
21:51, 05/07/2019

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in negotiating local ceasefires with the Afghan government, as the Washington seeks an end to t...
01:17, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Venezuela opposition seeks to pay PDVSA bond interest to stave off creditors Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized an interest payment on an overdue bond, in a bid to keep the country's crown jewel overseas asset out of creditor hands....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets -source Canada's government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35, the Canadian air force's preferred option for its new fight...
22:00, 05/07/2019

International pushback disrupts Amazon’s momentum as it seeks to expand its empire worldwide Rule changes in India, along with antitrust probes in Europe, show policymakers are growing more skeptical about the competitive threat from the American e-commerce giant....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Secretary Pompeo to Meet With Putin as President Trump Seeks Better Russia Ties — Again U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo leaves for Moscow on Sunday, with President Donald Trump again calling for improved ties now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation. Pompeo will meet U.S. diplomats at the American Em...
18:34, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Venezuela opposition seeks to pay PDVSA bond interest to stave off creditors Venezuela's National Assembly, led by opposition leader Juan Guaido, on Tuesday authorized an interest payment on an overdue bond, in an apparent bid to keep the country's crown jewel overseas asset out of creditor hands....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Wendy Williams' Ex Kevin Hunter Seeks Spousal and Child Support in Divorce Kevin Hunter has responded. Nearly a month after his longtime wife, Wendy Williams, filed for divorce, Hunter has responded in new legal documents obtained by E! News and filed on May 3.......
01:00, 05/07/2019

The Saturday Profile: Khashoggi’s Fiancée Seeks Answers and Justice: ‘It Is a Moral Duty’ Hatice Cengiz was preparing to marry the Saudi dissident when he was murdered in Istanbul. Six months later, she is fighting to keep his case in the public eye....
18:51, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 4-Barrick seeks early-stage projects as it sells $1.5 bln of low-growth mines Barrick Gold Corp , the world's second-largest gold producer, said on Wednesday it remained open to new investments, even as it plans to shed $1.5 billion of less productive mines....
23:00, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 6-Tesla ends 'Spartan diet,' seeks up to $2.3 bln from share, debt issues Tesla Inc will raise up to $2.3 billion in new capital, renouncing what Elon Musk called a "Spartan diet" and easing Wall Street concerns about the money-losing company's ability to overcome a drop in sales and build new product lines....
00:51, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: U.S. seeks to challenge China's electric-vehicle supply chain dominance A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China's domin...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Trinamool Seeks Meeting With Election Body After Amit Shah Rally Violence The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday sought a meeting with the Election Commission over the destruction of a statue of Bengali writer and philosopher Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar during clashes......
06:00, 05/15/2019

Vidal reiterates support as Macri and Cambiemos seeks to push public works María Eugenia Vidal denies she will challenge President Macri for their coalition's presidential ticket in this year's elections at inauguration of water plant, as government decides to emphasise opening of public works projects in the run-up to the ...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Klobuchar pitches pragmatism as she seeks to carve identity in Democratic presidential field U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar pitched her "heartland" credentials and disputed that she was not liberal enough to win the Democratic nomination for president in a Wednesday town hall on the Fox News channel, a network that targets conservatives....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Huawei CFO seeks to end extradition case, citing Trump's 'intimidating and coercive' comments Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou laid out their legal position in a Vancouver court on Wednesday, arguing that she should not be extradited to the U.S....
05:17, 05/09/2019

U.S. suit seeks names of accused Catholic priests, 'secret' evidence at Vatican Five Minnesota men will file a lawsuit Tuesday against the Vatican in an effort to order the Catholic Church to release names and files involving thousands of clergy who've been accused of sex abuse....
00:17, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil fintech Nubank opens Mexico office as it seeks Latam expansion Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, a company executive said....
04:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Supreme Court seeks Trump administration views on Google-Oracle copyright feud The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the Trump administration to offer its views on whether it should hear Google's bid to end Oracle Corp's copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Android operating system that runs most of the world's smartph...
16:17, 04/29/2019

The director of American Psycho seeks empathy with the devil in Manson Family drama Charlie Says Mary Harron’s film adaptation of American Psycho has been celebrated for taking the blunt-force satire of its source material and sharpening it to a fine, feminist edge. Her latest, the Manson Family drama Charlie Says, similarly revolves around a ho...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Pushing the limits: Qantas seeks backing from pilots, regulator for record-long routes Qantas Airways Ltd, which hopes to buy planes this year for record-breaking 21-hour flights between Sydney and London has two hurdles left to overcome: getting pilots and Australia's aviation regulator to agree to unprecedented duty times....
02:51, 05/01/2019

REFILE-Canada seeks to address U.S. complaints about bidding process for fighter jets -source Canada's government is trying to address complaints about its military procurement process that have prompted threats from Washington to block Ottawa from buying Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35, the Canadian air force's preferred option for its new fight...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Magazine luiza seeks accelerated growth in financial services platform Luizacred Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza will push for high growth of its financial services division Luizacred over the next quarters, executives said on Tuesday....
17:51, 05/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Rising gasoline prices and rents boost US consumer prices in March U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in more than a year in March, but underlying inflation remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth....
18:51, 04/28/2019

'The Good Doctor' star Hill Harper in Detroit to help boost your credit score Experian partners with actor and activist Hill Harper to promote new program to help those with limited credit histories improve their scores.        ...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Chelsea star Eden Hazard seeks move that will prove he's the Real deal with time for talking over Eden Hazard's decision to reveal all about a recent meeting with Chelsea over his desire to join Real Madrid this summer is no accident, and nobody at the club can possibly be surprised....
14:17, 05/13/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria ...
03:34, 05/23/2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó seeks contact with U.S. military to pressure President Nicolás Maduro’s exit....
21:00, 05/11/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including TechCrunch. The new investment adds T. Rowe Price to the list of the company’s investors, as well as i...
04:34, 05/08/2019

Sky Broadband Boost is here to pursuade you to buy its broadband deals Sky has announced a new offer that aims to give its customers the fastest broadband speeds possible - and it's aptly named Sky Broadband Boost. Yup, this is a direct attack on BT Broadband and Virgin Media broadband and it might just work.Sky Br...
20:00, 05/17/2019

IFM Investors to Buy Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion Australian-based IFM Investors has agreed to acquire Buckeye Partners LP at a value of $6.5 billion. The infrastructure-focused investment manager agreed to an all-cash transaction that would give Buckeye shareholders $41.50 apiece for all of the sha...
17:34, 05/10/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
20:00, 05/21/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
20:34, 05/02/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 bi...
19:00, 05/11/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company'...
16:51, 05/02/2019

IBM Completes $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines sold $20 billion of bonds Wednesday to help fund its purchase of Red Hat Inc., adding to a busy week for corporate-debt issuance....
01:00, 05/09/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a success....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public company.Read more......
04:00, 05/14/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
21:17, 05/12/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
13:17, 05/15/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion from Apple as part of a settlement that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
00:00, 05/02/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
06:00, 05/16/2019

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, its block trading platform powered by BIDS technolo...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F. Prime Minister Imran Khan had opposed any bailout before taking office, but has since reluctantly embraced the need for a rescue with Pakistan’s economy facing a crisis....
20:51, 05/12/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
21:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China and other trading partners, a spokesman for the agency...
18:00, 05/15/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% In announcing the tariff hike, US President Donald Trump complained that trade talks with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200 billion of Chinese goods are set to start by the end of the week....
20:51, 05/05/2019

GM's Cruise Receives $1.2 Billion Equity Investment General Motors’ Cruise division has landed another $1.2 billion in outside financing, bringing the value of the driverless-car developer to $19 billion....
20:17, 05/07/2019

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods China announced Monday that it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products starting June 1 – an apparent retaliation to President Trump’s decision to hike duties on goods from the country. Beijing will slam a number of US imports wi...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Berkshire Investing $10 Billion in Occidental to Help Anadarko Bid Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to make a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum as part of an effort to help the oil company complete a proposed deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum....
16:00, 04/30/2019

$42 Billion Slump For India's Auto Sector - And It May Not Be Over A gauge of automobile companies has fallen 30 percent since reaching a record in December 2017, and is the worst-performer among 19 sector indexes in the nation's equity market this year. That's as......
12:00, 05/03/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise as Much as $2.3 Billion in Debt and Equity Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightened concerns about the company’s cash on hand....
15:51, 05/02/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?" one manager recalled thinking as he sent it to his Moscow office for translation....
18:17, 04/30/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could bring set its value at around US$84 billion....
18:00, 04/29/2019

SoftBank Invests in an Opaque $100 Billion Industry More and more companies are using intermediaries like Greensill to pay their suppliers early. It’s a part of accounting in desperate need of transparency....
12:51, 05/15/2019

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain divinity -- both an unrivaled privilege and the not insubstantial pressure of carrying the weight of a...
11:34, 05/22/2019

FCA completes sale of Magneti Marelli for $6.5 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has completed the sale of supplier Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei for $6.5 billion, slightly below the initial price tag due to the unit's changed financial position....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was oversubscribed, giving the electric car maker much-needed cash as it ramps up production. The electric car maker sold about $860 million in sha...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Mexico’s Pemex gets refinancing worth $8 billion MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s heavily indebted state-owned oil company has won about $8 billion in refinancing and extended lines of credit from three private banks. Petroleos Mexicanos needed the refinancing to handle a debt that currently total...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Trump: Japan will invest $40 billion in U.S. car factories U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said at a rally that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told him Japan is investing $40 billion in new car factories in the United States....
18:17, 04/28/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
16:34, 05/18/2019

US trade deficit edges up to $50 billion in March WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in March even though the deficit with China fell to the lowest point in five years. The Commerce Department said Thursday that the total deficit in goods and services edged up 1.5% to $50 bi...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times re...
05:00, 05/02/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank Group is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund of at least that size....
13:34, 05/03/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
11:17, 05/07/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a breakthrough last week....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter re...
12:51, 05/02/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
16:17, 05/16/2019

SoftBank Plans for Second $100 Billion Vision Fund Less than two years after the Vision Fund’s launch, the Japanese company has deployed most of its money, investing in the world’s most valuable technology companies, including Uber and WeWork....
12:17, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Between the years of 1985 and 1994, Trump lost an asto...
12:17, 05/08/2019

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA su...
00:17, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Couple with $2 billion win still resent Monsanto SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 7 p.m. A Northern California couple both stricken with cancer they say was caused by Monsanto Co.’s weed killer say they still resent the company even aft...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Trump says he’s adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is adding $1.6 billion to NASA’s budget “so that we can return to Space in a BIG WAY!” Trump announced the decision in a series of tweets Monday about the budget. He says that under h...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Novartis buys dry eye drug from Takeda for up to $5.3 billion Novartis is buying dry-eye drug Xiidra from Takeda Pharmaceutical Co for up to $5.3 billion as the Swiss drugmaker refreshes its ophthalmic medicines portfolio with a potential blockbuster....
14:00, 05/09/2019

China Hits Back With Tariffs on $60 Billion in U.S. Goods China fired back at the U.S. Monday, raising tariffs on roughly $60 billion worth of U.S. goods in retaliation for President Trump’s decision to escalate tariffs on Chinese imports....
17:17, 05/13/2019

FCA Completes Sale Of Magneti Marelli To CK Holdings For $6.5 Billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has approved the sale of its car parts corporation Magneti Marelli to Japanese firm CK Holdings. The latter is part of the Calsonic Kansei Corporation and has purchased......
17:51, 05/02/2019

Tesla to issue more than $2 billion in debt to fund expansion Tesla launched issues of new shares and debt worth more than $2 billion Thursday, with chief executive Elon Musk pitching in $10 million as the electric car maker gave in to Wall Street pressure to bolster its cash reserves. Analysts have been predic...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Periodic Auctions Hits First €1 Billion Day on 24 April LONDON – 25 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that Cboe Europe’s Periodic Auctions book set a new one-day record of €1.08 billion notional value t...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday....
03:34, 04/30/2019