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U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling agains...

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold

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U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
22:17, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
22:17, 07/03/2019

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:34, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive, Steve Wynn....
04:17, 05/29/2019

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
09:51, 08/16/2019

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
05:17, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competition and lead to discrimination against some independent retail stores....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Qualcomm Shares Hit by Ruling on Antitrust Violation Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry. Qualcomm shares fell more than 10%...
20:34, 05/22/2019

FTC Shows No Mercy to Qualcomm in Antitrust Ruling While Qualcomm may have chalked up a big win in settling its global feud with Apple, it didn’t fare quite as well against the Federal Trade Commission. Late Tuesday, Judge Lucy H. Koh ruled that Qualcomm had violated antitrust laws, charged high roya...
23:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. Appeals Court Freezes Antitrust Ruling Against Qualcomm A federal appeals court halted for now a ruling that found Qualcomm committed an array of antitrust violations, a boost for the chip maker that allows it to maintain its business practices for the near future....
02:51, 08/24/2019

Qualcomm Asks US Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling's Impact Qualcomm on Monday asked a US appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to...
15:51, 05/31/2019

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
08:17, 07/09/2019

Qualcomm Wins Reprieve in F.T.C. Antitrust Case With Appeals Court Ruling A federal appeals court ruled that the chip maker did not have to modify key business practices while the court reviews a lower-court ruling against the company....
23:51, 08/23/2019

U.S. Justice Department asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
00:34, 07/17/2019

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
00:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Albania president rejects ruling to hold municipal elections TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has condemned a decision by electoral authorities in favor of holding municipal elections this weekend, calling on the ruling Socialists to hold talks and not carry out an “imaginary” votin...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Qualcomm Asks US Judge to Put Anti-Trust Ruling on Hold While It Appeals Qualcomm has asked a US judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind......
17:17, 05/29/2019

Qualcomm asks U.S. judge to put anti-trust ruling on hold while chipmaker appeals Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday asked a federal judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
03:51, 05/29/2019

Canada opposes Russia's return to G8: Freeland The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the group of leading industrialized nations formerly known as the Group of Eight, a move U.S President Donald Trump has said should be considered, Canada's foreign minister said on Thursday....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Bid...
10:00, 06/07/2019

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision....
10:34, 05/22/2019

GST Fitment Committee Opposes Tax Rate Cut On Automobiles Late last week, the GST Fitment Committee, a panel of GST officials from the GST Council, came together to discuss the repercussions of GST rate cut on automobiles....
21:17, 09/09/2019

Icahn opposes new directors chosen by Occidental CEO Activist investor Carl Icahn, who has launched a proxy fight to win seats on Occidental Petroleum's board, said on Wednesday he opposed efforts by the Houston-based company to name new directors without picking from his slate....
02:51, 08/29/2019

Third Point Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Merger Hedge fund Third Point panned United Technologies’s plan to merge with Raytheon and is calling for the industrial conglomerate to rethink the transaction....
23:51, 06/28/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Netflix Opposes Georgia Abortion Law But Will Keep Filming in State Netflix, which shoots “Stranger Things” and “Ozark” in the state, said it would work to oppose a new law restricting abortions but would continue to film in Georgia for now....
10:17, 05/29/2019

Congressman Opposes Background Checks Because, What if His Friends Want to Borrow His Gun? Instead of using logic, reason or his sworn duty to protect his constituents from being shot in the Doritos section of their local Walmart, a U.S. Congressman came up with a particularly personal reason for opposing universal background checks on fir...
02:00, 09/06/2019

Ackman Opposes United Technologies-Raytheon Deal William Ackman, a big United Technologies shareholder who earlier pushed the industrial giant to streamline its business, is now urging the company to call off its planned megamerger with Raytheon, which he says makes no strategic sense....
05:17, 06/12/2019

Why Big Energy Opposes Trump Break on Methane Leaks Natural gas is now the top fuel used to produce electricity in the U.S., having dethroned coal. It’s cheap, and when burned cleanly it emits only half the carbon dioxide of coal. But there’s a catch: If natural gas gets into the air without being bur...
19:02, 09/12/2019

Lakeside owner opposes Topshop restructuring plan The future of Sir Philip Green's empire has been thrown back into doubt after one of its biggest landlords decided to oppose a restructuring that would guarantee his Arcadia Group's immediate future....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Mormon church opposes LGBT nondiscrimination measure The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its opposition Monday to a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that faces long odds in Congress, saying the legislation doesn't "meet the standard of fairness for all," contending it would st...
21:51, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Italy opposes Poseidon gas pipeline landfall Italy will not allow the Poseidon gas pipeline being developed by Italy's Edison and Greece's DEPA to make landfall as planned in southern Italy, the Prime Minister said on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking away a valuable tool of the U.S. intelligence communi...
08:00, 06/12/2019

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
13:17, 06/07/2019

CBI Opposes P Chidambaram's Bail Plea In INX Media Corruption Case The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday opposed in the Delhi High Court the bail plea of Congress leader P Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case, saying the magnitude of financial......
14:34, 09/20/2019

Assam Students' Body Opposes Release Of "Declared Foreigners" Within days of the Assam government's notification to release "declared foreigners" lodged in its detention centres, the All Assam Students' Union has claimed that their release will lead to "more......
16:17, 08/01/2019

China firmly opposes currency manipulator label: PBOC China firmly opposes a U.S. decision to label it a currency manipulator, its central bank said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing has not used and will not use the yuan to cope with trade frictions with the world's biggest economy....
09:51, 08/06/2019

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – said Monday he is willing to consider “bipartisan” solutions in the wake of the mass shootings in El Pa...
16:17, 08/06/2019

China says strongly opposes Bolton meeting Taiwan official China's foreign ministry said on Monday that Beijing strongly opposes a meeting this month between U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton and Taiwan's national security chief David Lee....
11:17, 05/27/2019

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations was more important than reacting to provocations by "scumbags"....
17:34, 07/09/2019

China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran, commerce ministry says China opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran, and curbs on its oil will only worsen volatility in global energy markets, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
11:00, 05/09/2019

Nissan hits back after Renault opposes governance reforms Nissan said it will continue to persuade partner Renault to back its proposed corporate governance reforms. Renault sent a letter to Nissan indicating it would abstain from supporting the changes at a shareholder meeting later this month....
13:17, 06/10/2019

Third Point tells United Technologies that it opposes Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
18:00, 06/28/2019

Corey Johnson opposes cutting gifted school programs City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Corey Johnson said Tuesday he opposes cutting the gifted and talented programs from the city’s public school system after a diversity panel recommended the move in a new report. “Desegregation must be a ...
22:51, 08/27/2019

China opposes U.S. abuse of export control, urges cooperation China opposes U.S. abuse of export controls and urges the United States to return to a track of cooperation, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are set to meet for talks on trade issues....
10:51, 06/27/2019

SIAM Opposes Proposed Hike In Vehicle Registration Fees The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has raised concerns over the recently draft notification to increase registration charges on vehicls. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways......
22:51, 07/31/2019

China says opposes unilateral sanctions against its entities, as U.S. blacklists Huawei China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said on Thursday in response to the latest U.S. restrictions on telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co....
10:34, 05/16/2019

Sri Lankan PM opposes president’s move to hang drug convicts Sri Lanka’s prime minister says he opposes a decision by the president to execute drug convicts, saying the country must conduct its affairs in a civilized manner...
16:51, 07/02/2019

Shashi Tharoor Opposes Jallianwala Bagh Bill In Lok Sabha, BJP Counters A bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member in a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body "apolitical" was introduced in Lok Sabha on......
09:00, 07/09/2019

Sonia Gandhi Opposes Move To Privatise Rae Bareli Coach Factory Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the government was seeking to secretively "privatise" the Modern Coach Factory in Rae Bareli, adding that it has caused uncertainty......
13:51, 07/02/2019

John Legend opposes Felicity Huffman's sentence: 'We don't need to lock people up for' this "And no one in our nation will benefit from the 14 days an actress will serve for cheating in college admissions," wrote John Legend, referring to Felicity Huffman.        ...
00:51, 09/17/2019

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Dona...
09:00, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-China opposes U.S. abuse of export control, urges cooperation China opposes U.S. abuse of export controls and urges the United States to return to a track of cooperation, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are set to meet for talks on trade issues....
10:51, 06/27/2019

UAW opposes White House plan to freeze mpg rules at 2020 levels In written testimony to Congress, the union said it shares automakers' concerns that the proposal "could lead to protracted litigation and uncertainty in the industry that will limit growth."...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbyin...
06:17, 08/01/2019

France opposes Iraq's death penalty against French Isis trio Men captured in Syria by US-backed force fighting jihadists have 30 days to lodge appealFrance has confirmed it would take “the necessary steps” to try to prevent Iraq carrying out the death penalty against three French citizens convicted of fighting...
12:17, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-China says opposes unilateral sanctions against its entities, as U.S. blacklists Huawei China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said on Thursday in response to the latest U.S. restrictions on telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co....
10:51, 05/16/2019

Doubling down on racist comments, council candidate says she opposes interracial marriage Marysville, Michigan mayor Dan Damman has called for city council candidate Jean Cramer to withdraw. She says she doesn't plan to.        ...
04:51, 08/25/2019

Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Wednesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
01:34, 06/05/2019

Nitish Kumar Opposes Centre's Pitch For Public-Private Tie-Up In Railways Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a BJP ally, has opposed the central government's proposal to bring public-private partnerships in Railways to enhance infrastructure and connectivity....
09:00, 07/09/2019

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

Beto O'Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the cases of convicted terrorist Timothy McVeigh and the El Paso mass shooter who killed 22 Wal-Mart shop...
01:17, 08/20/2019

UAW opposes Trump plan to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels: testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
10:51, 06/20/2019

DOJ opposes House panel's request for more Mueller probe materials as it pursues impeachment The Justice Department told a judge Friday that the House Judiciary Committee shouldn't be granted access to unreleased material from the former special counsel's Russia investigation as it weighs whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings ...
06:34, 09/14/2019

UAW says opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels - testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Investor Ackman opposes United Technologies' aerospace merger with Raytheon: source Billionaire investor William Ackman's activist hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP is opposing United Technologies Corp's planned $120 billion aerospace merger with defense contractor Raytheon Co, a person familiar with the matter said o...
05:34, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Tuesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart Inc's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
05:34, 06/05/2019

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said i...
02:34, 05/31/2019

Elizabeth Warren opposes lobbyist donations, but she accepted their money during her Senate runs Sen. Elizabeth Warren has called on lobbyists to be banned from donating and fundraising for their preferred campaigns. Her new plan represents the latest shift for Warren who had help from lobbyists when she ran for Senate....
22:51, 09/17/2019

Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans Democratic National Committee officials on Friday recommended that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to let voters participate in their early caucuses by phone because of security concerns....
20:51, 08/30/2019

CORRECTED-Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Tuesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
05:34, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-UAW opposes Trump plan to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels -testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
01:34, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-UAW opposes Trump proposal to freeze fuel rules at 2020 levels - testimony The United Auto Workers (UAW) will tell Congress on Thursday the union opposes the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, according to written testimony....
20:17, 06/19/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses for the $700 a year they would spend on union dues....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Majority opposes Trump rule cutting off Planned Parenthood Title X funding: Poll The Trump administration's new requirement that federally-funded family planning clinics be housed separately from abortion clinics, a rule that would cut some funding for Planned Parenthood, is unpopular across party lines, according to new polling....
14:17, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Elliott Management opposes airline Azul on Avianca Brasil bankruptcy plan U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management is opposing a new plan by Brazilian airline Azul SA to purchase some of the routes operated by financially troubled rival Avianca Brasil for $145 million, according......
04:17, 05/21/2019

Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, Raytheon merger Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp and Raytheon Co , saying there is no "strategic......
21:34, 06/28/2019

|NEPIRockcastlenotguiltyoffalsereporting-regulator The property investment and development group has been cleared by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority of false reporting in its 2017 financial statements....
17:17, 05/07/2019

|TobaccoplayersallowedtoweighinonBAT-Twispmergerapproval-regulator Players in the tobacco industry are allowed to intervene in the merger between British American Tobacco and vaping brand Twisp, the Competition Tribunal has said....
20:17, 05/22/2019

U.S. bank regulator will vet next Wells Fargo CEO A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo & Co's pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender's efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Big tech warned by top regulator: We will break you up if we have to Federal Trade Commission chairman Joe Simons told Bloomberg he's willing to break up the major US tech firms if necessary, the first sign that US regulators might take drastic action against Silicon Valley. "It's not ideal because it's very messy. Bu...
04:17, 08/15/2019

Swiss league opposes elite clubs’ Champions League plan BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss soccer league says its teams oppose a European Club Association-driven plan to reform the Champions League in 2024. The league says the plan, including 24 wealthy teams retaining their group places year after year, ...
17:51, 05/28/2019

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
06:17, 06/07/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google - RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
16:34, 06/07/2019

U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
08:51, 06/27/2019

Russian regulator says could open new case against Google: RIA Russia's state communications regulator on Friday said it was not satisfied with Google's content filtering system and that it could open a new case against the company, RIA news agency reported....
15:51, 06/07/2019

Australia regulator: Vodafone-TPG merger would cut competition Australia's competition regulator on Wednesday said it opposed the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Ltd and Vodafone Group's Australian unit because it would reduce competition, particularly in mobile services....
14:17, 05/08/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to industry sources and a Reuters analysis of governm...
09:51, 05/08/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
21:51, 08/04/2019

U.K. Regulator Proposes Stricter Standards for Auditors The U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council is proposing tighter rules for the country’s auditors, a move that follows a recent report by the regulator that found that audits of large U.K. companies’ financial statements continue to miss regulatory target...
19:51, 07/16/2019

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping customers over how costs will be shared across supply...
18:00, 09/13/2019

Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
22:34, 06/12/2019

Redmi 7A May Have Just Been Spotted on Chinese Regulator's Website A new Xiaomi smartphone featuring Redmi branding has popped up in Chinese regulator TENAA's database with model numbers - M1903C3EE and M1903C3EC. It is believed to be the Redmi 7A....
01:51, 05/18/2019

China Probes Former Securities Regulator for Corruption China’s anticorruption agencies are investigating a former top securities regulator for allegedly violating the law and flouting Communist Party regulations....
20:00, 05/19/2019

China investigates former head of securities regulator The former head of China's top securities regulator has been put under investigation by the country's anti-corruption watchdog on suspicion of violating laws, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said on Sunday....
20:51, 05/19/2019

US Aviation Regulator Says Boeing Hasn't Submitted 737 MAX Fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said on Wednesday....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
15:01, 09/19/2019

| US aviation regulator says Boeing hasn't submitted 737 MAX fix The US's aviation regulator has still not received Boeing's proposed fix for its 737 MAX aircraft, which have been grounded globally following two deadly crashes, the agency's chief said....
07:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
20:01, 09/05/2019

Facebook's Libra falls into "big gap" in EU rules -regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
16:00, 09/05/2019

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
20:34, 07/10/2019

UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
16:51, 09/15/2019

Australia's AMP to comply with additional requirements from regulator Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd on Friday said it would implement additional license conditions dictated by the prudential regulator on its pension fund units....
01:51, 06/14/2019

California regulator threatens ban on gasoline engines California's threat -- which would be a first in the U.S. -- marks an escalation in the clash between Washington and Sacramento that would increase uncertainty for carmakers in the nation’s biggest auto market....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. The measure passed with a 74-3 vote in the state’s GOP-led House on Tuesday but not before several Dem...
21:00, 05/02/2019

French regulator fines Iliad and chairman Lombardini France's AMF stock market regulator said it had fined telecoms group Iliad and Iliad's chairman, Maxime Lombardini, for incorrect financial communication regarding certain deals in 2014....
09:34, 04/29/2019

Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
06:34, 09/04/2019

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

Regulator Wields First IPO Veto on China's New Tech Board China’s market regulator vetoed a proposed share listing, faulting the accounting in an application that had already been approved by the country’s biggest stock exchange....
21:00, 09/02/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
18:51, 07/27/2019

Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King's Cross site Information commissioner says use of the technology must be ‘necessary and proportionate’The UK’s privacy regulator said it is studying the use of controversial facial recognition technology by property companies amid concerns that its use in CCTV sy...
14:17, 08/13/2019

New York Regulator to Investigate Exposure of Mortgage Documents The agency is using its authority under a new cybersecurity regulation to investigate a mistake by a title insurer that revealed a trove of sensitive data....
04:34, 05/30/2019

Ralph Nader: The FAA is a consulting firm for airlines not a regulator The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting dozens of regulators in Dallas today to discuss its work with the Boeing 737 Max, which was grounded in the U.S. March 13 after two fatal crashes. Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, whose great niece was kil...
16:17, 05/23/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specialising in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
04:00, 07/26/2019

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737 Max after the US aviation regulator said it had i...
05:34, 06/27/2019

Nuclear regulator permits restarting of reactor 4 at Hunterston B EDF Energy is expected to restart reactor a year after it was shut down over safety concernsBritain’s nuclear watchdog has agreed to allow one of the country’s oldest nuclear reactors to restart, one year after it was shut down to investigate cracks ...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Australian regulator to get unit specializing in tech companies Australia's antitrust watchdog will be strengthened with a special branch to oversee the market power of U.S. technology giants Facebook and Google under sweeping regulatory reforms proposed by the government on Friday....
04:00, 07/26/2019

Japan regulator to re-investigate Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan's nuclear regulator plans to reinvestigate the Fukushima disaster, in which three reactors at an atomic power plant run by Tokyo Electric Power melted down after an earthquake and tsunami eight years ago, it said on Wednesday....
10:17, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has identified a new risk that Boeing Co must address on its 737 MAX before the grounded jet can return to service, the agency said on Wednesday....
02:34, 06/27/2019

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’ Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. President Trump says she “hates the United States.”...
02:18, 09/11/2019

Indonesia's Pertamina has signed oil block contract -regulator Indonesian state energy firm PT Pertamina has signed a production sharing contract with the government for the country's second-largest crude producing field, said the head of the nation's upstream oil and gas regulator....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:51, 06/06/2019

U.S. Bank Regulator Pitches Low-Income Lending Rule Changes A Trump-appointed bank regulator is touring the country trying to sell his plans to modify lower-income lending requirements and overcome resistance from other regulators, banks and community advocates....
12:17, 08/20/2019

Regulator Scrutinizes Trades Before Anadarko Deal Announcement Traders used insider information to turn a profit of about $2.5 million related to the sale of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., according to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday....
00:00, 04/30/2019

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:51, 06/28/2019

Amazon tells UK regulator Deliveroo investment will help consumers Amazon's investment in British online food delivery group Deliveroo would be positive for consumers, Amazon said on Friday after Britain's competition regulator said it was considering a formal probe of the transaction....
11:17, 07/05/2019

We Regret to Inform You the UK's Ad Regulator Has Deemed Anyone With 30,000 Followers a Celebrity The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK’s independent industry self-regulation group, has officially determined the lower boundary for who counts as an internet “celebrity”: It’s anyone with over 30,000 followers on social media.Read more....
04:17, 07/04/2019

EU regulator blocks Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel merger BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s antitrust regulator says it’s blocking a planned merger between German steelmaker Thyssenkrupp and India’s Tata Steel because the move would have cut competition and pushed up prices. The decisio...
14:51, 06/11/2019

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
22:00, 07/03/2019

WhatsApp informs Irish regulator of 'serious security vulnerability' Facebook's WhatsApp has informed its lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), of a serious security vulnerability on its platform, the DPC said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/14/2019

UK regulator investigates role of Facebook, Google in ad market Britain's competition regulator has launched an investigation into the power wielded by Facebook and Google in digital advertising markets, including the ownership of data....
18:00, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-UAE regulator not optimistic on Boeing 737 MAX return this year The head of the United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday he was not optimistic that the Boeing 737 MAX would return to operations this year and that the first quarter of 2020 was more likely....
11:51, 09/15/2019

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Top EU regulator Farkas to head banking lobby group One of Europe's top banking regulators is in talks to head the trade body that leads the investment banking industry's lobbying effort across the EU....
21:51, 08/25/2019

Regulator to Oppose TPG, Vodafone Hutchison Australia Merger One of the biggest recent deals in Australia faces collapse after the country’s antitrust regulator said it would block the combination of TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Chevron's new design for Indonesian gas project to cut output - regulator Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator has lowered its peak gas output estimate for the Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) project after operator Chevron Corp cut investment due to a change in the facility's design, a regulatory official said ...
11:17, 09/05/2019

UK's competition regulator to examine Amazon investment in Deliveroo Britain's competition regulator served an initial enforcement order on Amazon and Deliveroo on Friday, seeking to pause the e-commerce giant's investment in the online food delivery company....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction in South Korea....
17:34, 06/28/2019

Unpacking the GIC result: why all that effort gets only 3.4% Should an institution with all that scale and ability be delivering more than this? The problem with long-term numbers is they still reflect issues from 20 years ago....
14:51, 07/03/2019

Hamas Spurns U.S.-Led Aid Effort The Palestinian militant group Hamas signaled it was only open to receiving humanitarian aid generated by a Trump administration peace effort if the assistance is unconditional and doesn’t come at the expense of a Palestinian state....
11:17, 06/21/2019

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

Government Wants Fair Trade Regulator To Review Big Four Auditors: Report The Big Four do auditing work for almost 60 per cent of the top 500 companies that trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), according to corporate data tracker NSE Infobase....
09:17, 07/22/2019

Australian regulator moves to prescribe stricter terms for executive pay Australia's prudential regulator said it intends to prescribe stricter terms on executive pay policies of the country's large banks, retirement funds and insurers as it seeks to enhance......
12:17, 07/23/2019

India's Regulator Asks Fliers Not to Carry These Apple Laptops Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the regulatory authority of civil aviation in India, has asked the air passengers in the country to stop carrying select models of 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro......
00:17, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Global regulator discrepancies over Boeing 737 MAX worry IATA The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned on Tuesday that any discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
07:34, 09/04/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:17, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Groningen gas output needs to fall faster, regulator says after quake Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, regulator SodM said on Tuesday, after a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the region last week....
16:34, 05/28/2019

U.S. regulator sees approval of Boeing 737 MAX to fly as soon as late June: sources The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet to return to service as soon as late June, representatives of the U.S. air regulator informed members of the United Nations' aviation agency in a private briefing on...
04:17, 05/24/2019

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Danske Bank reported to police for overcharging customers: regulator Denmark's financial watchdog said on Friday it had reported Danske Bank to the police for overcharging customers, the latest blow to the lender as it tries to restore trust after involvement in a major money laundering scandal....
15:51, 08/30/2019

Over 100 London investment firms get EU licences for Brexit hubs -regulator More than one hundred asset managers, trading platforms and investment firms in London have so far obtained licences to run new hubs in the European Union after Brexit, a top EU regulator said on Thursday....
20:01, 09/05/2019

Facebook to pay $5bn fine as regulator files Cambridge Analytica complaint Penalty by US government reflects scale of breach, first reported by the ObserverFacebook will pay a record-breaking $5bn penalty in the US for “deceiving” users about their ability to keep personal information private, after a year-long investigatio...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Ford takes regulator for a spin in bid to save connected cars Ford and other carmakers such as BMW and Toyota don’t want to lose the rights they gained in 1999 from the FCC for a system designed to link cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights into a seamless wireless communication web....
17:17, 06/18/2019

Japan regulator to launch new investigation into Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan's nuclear regulator said in Wednesday it would launch a new investigation into the Fukushima disaster, to look into how radiation leaked from damaged reactor containment vessels and other factors....
22:34, 09/11/2019

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio The lead regulator of Facebook in the European Union is seeking information on how the company handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
21:51, 08/14/2019

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
02:17, 08/20/2019

UK regulator to hit British Airways with record fine over 2018 hack The UK's data privacy authority has announced it intends to levy its largest ever fine against airline British Airways (BA). The airline will have to pay £183.39 million ($230 million) to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fo...
16:00, 07/08/2019

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA , the government's official bulletin showed on Friday....
15:34, 05/31/2019

US aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
04:51, 08/14/2019

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
15:17, 06/02/2019

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said in an interview with Bloomberg published on Tuesday, as the regulator probes anti-competitive practice...
02:17, 08/14/2019

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

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83...
00:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. aviation regulator bans select MacBook Pro laptops from flights U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple Inc's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks....
12:51, 08/14/2019

Fannie & Freddie regulator on next steps in mortgage market reform CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about the administration's next steps in its plan to end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
22:51, 09/12/2019

Swiss regulator fines four banks for fixing forex trading Four British and U.S. banks have been fined 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for rigging the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Russian Man Who Tried to Burn Down Offices of Internet Regulator Reportedly Gets Probation Earlier this month, a court in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region sentenced a man to one and a half years’ probation after he reportedly tried not one, not two, but three times to burn down the regional offices of national internet regulator Roskomnadzor, wit...
12:51, 08/20/2019

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license Bakkt Trust Co LLC has been granted a license to operate as a limited liability trust company, the New York State Department of Financial Services said on Friday....
18:51, 08/16/2019

Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.5 million) for colluding to rig the multi-trillion dollar foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
12:51, 06/06/2019

Canadian drug price regulator may be flexible on rare diseases Canada's patented drug price regulator, set to gain new powers next year, may be "more forgiving" in setting price caps for drugs that treat rare diseases, the agency's executive director told Reuters, as some advocates warned the country's pricing r...
17:51, 08/13/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
01:51, 07/06/2019

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
12:00, 07/05/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Australia regulator sues Samsung over misleading Galaxy smartphone ads In more than 300 advertisements, Samsung showed its Galaxy phones being used underwater in swimming pools and the sea. However, Australia's competition regulator said consumers damaged their phones when exposing them to water....
09:34, 07/04/2019

ExxonMobil's Cepu block may produce 235,000 bpd, more than estimated capacity - regulator * Crude output from Exxon Mobil Corp's Cepu block may exceed its capacity of 220,000 barrels per day (bpd) this year, to reach 235,000 bpd, upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas told reporters on Thursday...
11:17, 08/08/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's merger with Walmart-owned Asda Britain's competition regulator has blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart owned Asda — a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
19:17, 04/28/2019

UK regulator blocks Sainsbury's $9.4 billion takeover of Walmart's ASDA Britain's competition regulator on Thursday blocked Sainsbury's proposed 7.3 billion pound ($9.4 billion) takeover of Walmart-owned Asda - a huge blow to the supermarket groups who wanted to combine to overtake market leader Tesco....
05:34, 04/29/2019

FTC effort cracks down on more than 1B ‘loathed’ robocalls CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission cracking down on illegal robocalls, including dozens of actions against domestic operations responsible for more than 1 billion calls. FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection Director Andrew Smith said Monday the...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Search for SC 5-year-old is now 'recovery effort' The search for a missing 5-year-old South Carolina girl has shifted to a "recovery effort" based on information provided by a suspect, the Sumter Police Department said Tuesday....
22:34, 08/09/2019

AT $7,900, Would You Give This 2013 Fiat 500 an E for Effort? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Fiat 500e has the dubious distinction of representing a model with the highest depreciation of any electric car sold in the U.S.. Let’s see if that bad rap can be parlayed into what could be considered a shockingly go...
22:51, 07/19/2019

20 Under $20: Minimal Effort, Maximum Pleasure On those nights when you just need to flop, find a wine that’s alive, interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced. It is the reward you deserve....
01:02, 09/20/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto to victory in its first-ever NBA Finals game....
07:51, 05/31/2019

Inside the Effort to Fix the Troubled Boeing 737 MAX An exclusive look inside a Boeing flight simulator with two American Airlines pilots trying to help correct the software flaw believed to be behind two crashes....
02:17, 06/06/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
08:17, 05/25/2019

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
13:51, 05/22/2019

New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources New York state's financial regulator has subpoenaed four insurance brokers as part of a broad investigation into an industry in which life insurers take over corporate pension plans from companies that want to offload them, according to two people fa...
01:00, 05/24/2019

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
00:34, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of October auctions to pick joint-venture partners in seven onshore areas for state oil company Pemex, which is struggling to reverse more than a decade of falling crude output....
08:34, 06/14/2019

Australia regulator accused of harming competition in Vodafone, TPG telco decision Australia's antitrust regulator has hurt competition, not helped it, by blocking a A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the third- and fourth-largest telecoms providers, a lawyer for one of the companies told a court on Tuesday....
04:00, 09/10/2019

Swedish regulator delays Swedbank money-laundering probe report The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the deadline by several months....
12:17, 08/23/2019

New York financial regulator sets up new division to police cryptocurrency businesses The New York State Department of Financial Services has announced the launch of a new division which will absorb the regulator’s current department that oversees cryptocurrency businesses in the state. In a statement released yesterday, financial ser...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
14:51, 08/27/2019

Elizabeth Warren slams top bank regulator over Wells Fargo mess A top US bank regulator said Wednesday he will help vet Wells Fargo’s next chief executive — even as he got ridiculed by US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for his past oversight of the beleaguered bank. Sen. Warren (D-Mass.) slammed Comptroller of the Currenc...
00:51, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commision said on Wednesday....
16:17, 08/14/2019

Former head of Australia's Sirtex pleads guilty to insider trading - regulator The former head of Australian liver-cancer treatment firm Sirtex Medical Ltd has pleaded guilty to insider trading, Australia's corporate regulator said on Wednesday....
04:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
23:00, 06/20/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom orders dismissal of state's top oil regulator Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies        ...
06:51, 07/12/2019

New York state regulator leads probe into payroll advance industry The payroll advance industry is under investigation by New York's financial regulator and other states over whether its companies are charging usurious interest rates and engaging in potential violations of payday lending laws, the regulator said on ...
23:17, 08/06/2019

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

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

Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator's order Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Transat warns of ‘abusive’ bid by Group Mach, files complaint with regulator Transat A.T. Inc. is warning shareholders against an "abusive, coercive, misleading'' move by Montreal real estate developer Group Mach to block the tour operator's sale to Air Canada....
20:17, 08/06/2019

Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets -TV Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the GloboNews TV channel reported on Monday....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle Australia's banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws....
13:34, 09/20/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
23:18, 08/13/2019

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

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Swiss regulator fines banks for fixing forex trading Five banks have been fined a total of 90 million Swiss francs ($90.53 million) for colluding to rig the foreign exchange market, Switzerland's competition authority said on Thursday....
10:00, 06/06/2019

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator The Trump administration failed to adequately consider oil spills, climate change and the welfare of polar bears in its expedited study of proposed drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, according to comments published by the U.S. Fish...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Aviation Regulator Bars Off-Duty Crew Members From Travelling In Cockpit Aviation regulator DGCA Monday barred airline officials, including pilots and aircraft maintenance engineers, from travelling in the cockpit when they are off-duty or on leave....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Regulator says complaints against doctor calling for stricter gun laws are politically motivated Dr. Najma Ahmed, who treated victims of a fatal mass shooting in Toronto last summer, received a letter from the complaints committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that said it wouldn't be taking any further action over the mat...
04:00, 05/16/2019

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots are urging the EU's aviation regulator to conduct an independent and thorough review of the Boeing 737 Max before it flies again. The planes have been grounded since mid-March following two fatal crashes....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Australian regulator loses court battle against wealth manager IOOF Australia's banking watchdog lost a key case against IOOF after a court ruled the wealth manager did not breach pension industry laws, marking a second setback in as many months for financial......
07:18, 09/20/2019

Salmonella Bacteria Found In MDH Sambar Masala Sold In US: Food Regulator After the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detected the salmonella bacteria in the MDH brand 'sambar masala', the company is withdrawing at least three lots of the product from the shelves....
23:00, 09/11/2019

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed unfair in a rebuke for tech giants seeking to keep delivery costs low in a rapidly growing sector....
13:34, 07/17/2019

The Warriors’ last-ditch effort to keep Kevin Durant This isn’t the full-court press that resulted in the Hamptons Five, but the Golden State Warriors will do what they can to try to keep Kevin Durant in the Bay Area. With NBA free agency officially set to begin Sunday at 6 p.m., Steph Curry was ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collus...
19:17, 06/16/2019

Raptors rout of Sixers a team effort When Fred VanVleet threw up a three-point attempt late in the first quarter on Tuesday, it was as the nearly 20,000 fans at Scotiabank Arena were collectively willing the ball to fall through the hoop....
18:34, 05/08/2019

What Mayors in California Say About Trump’s Effort to Fix Homelessness Wednesday: Where there is, and isn’t, common ground on homelessness between California officials and the Trump administration. Also: A landmark bill to remake the gig economy passes....
19:00, 09/11/2019

NSA Forms Cybersecurity Directorate Under More Assertive U.S. Effort The National Security Agency will create a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of an effort to align the agency’s offensive and defensive operations more closely, as it aims at “persistent engagement” in cyberspace against foreign adver...
16:34, 07/23/2019

Red Sox blast Yanks 19-3 in record-setting effort Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer in a seven-run first inning, then added a solo shot in the eighth as the Boston Red Sox put a historic, 19-3 pounding on the AL East-leading Yankees on Thursday night in the opener of their four-game series....
07:34, 07/26/2019

Aid effort picks up momentum as some Bahamians seek way out A few meager possessions stuffed in plastic bags, some of the haggard Bahamians who lost homes to the ravages of Hurricane Dorian are waiting at a small airport hoping to catch planes out of the disaster zone...
07:18, 09/06/2019

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t typically make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment ...
13:51, 07/30/2019

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-to-play model with Evolve: Stage 2. The game is entering beta today on the PC and possibly coming to...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Minimal effort for maximum glowing effect A rub here and a touch of colour there et voila… the natural beauty look. Plus, eyebrow gloss and healthy scalpsThis pared-down but polished look, as seen at Victoria Beckham SS19, is perfect when the thought of applying a full face of makeup makes y...
11:34, 07/07/2019

|WATCH:Amazontoretrainathirdofemployeesin$700m'upskilling'effort The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the next six years....
19:51, 07/13/2019

Trump impeachment effort once again rejected in House The Democratic-led House of Representatives once again rejected articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday. The House voted to table Rep. Al Green’s article of impeachment 332 to 95, the third time his effort has gone down in defeat...
01:17, 07/18/2019

Rescue effort underway in flooded Bahamas Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as their country copes with massive floods. At least seven deaths were reported in the Bahamas, with the full scope of the disaster still unknown. (Sept. 4)   ...
16:34, 09/04/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to people with knowledge of the discussions....
02:17, 08/09/2019

Timbers aim for bounce-back effort against FC Dallas After leaving many regulars behind for Wednesday's loss on the East Coast, Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese will hope they can return to lead a rebound Sunday night against a visiting FC Dallas side that also suffered midweek disappointment....
00:51, 06/30/2019

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
21:17, 06/07/2019

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
13:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 million from more than 1,000 customers....
21:51, 06/18/2019

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
06:00, 06/13/2019

Record low rates deliver competitive advantages to Australia's biggest banks: regulator Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said record-low interest rates are likely to benefit the country's "Big Four" lenders over their smaller counterparts due to their better capital position and access to cheaper funds....
08:17, 09/13/2019

U.S. banking regulator proposes easing post-crisis derivatives rules for big banks A U.S. banking regulator Tuesday proposed easing a post-credit crisis rule on how much cash big banks should set aside to safeguard derivatives trades between affiliates, marking one of the biggest wins for Wall Street lenders under the Trump adminis...
21:17, 09/17/2019

Papua New Guinea may close Chinese-owned nickel plant after spill: regulator A nickel processing plant owned by Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC) that spilled mine waste into Papua New Guinea's Basamuk Bay faces compensation claims and possibly closure, the head of the country's mining authority said on Thursday....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed customers....
06:34, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the company said in an exchange filing on Monday....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Air Canada files challenge with federal regulator over Onex deal to acquire WestJet Air Canada is challenging WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s $3.5-billion acquisition by Onex Corp., arguing in a filing to the country's transportation regulator the deal breaches federal rules that limit foreign ownership of carriers....
10:34, 09/04/2019

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis....
02:17, 06/12/2019

U.K. Privacy Regulator Fines British Airways Parent $230 Million for Data Breach British Airways parent International Consolidated Airlines Group said it would fight a hefty fine proposed by U.K. regulators for a cyberattack that exposed personal data of about half a million of the airline’s customers....
13:34, 07/08/2019

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, whic...
10:34, 08/21/2019

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin America's largest economy....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Regulator Weighs Disclosing Names of Utilities That Violate Grid Security Rules The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is weighing whether to disclose the names of electric utilities that violate rules designed to protect the nation’s grid against cyber and physical attacks....
16:00, 09/07/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
22:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil regulator blocks sale of wind complex by Renova to AES Tietê Brazil's power sector regulator ANEEL rejected on Tuesday the proposed transfer of wind power complex Alto Sertao III from Renova Energia SA to AES Tietê, a 1.34-billion real ($346.73 million) deal closed in April....
01:34, 06/05/2019

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator pauses review of Enbridge, Oiltanking crude export project U.S. regulators this week temporarily suspended their review of pipeline operator Enbridge Inc's proposed crude export facility off the U.S. Gulf Coast, a government filing showed....
04:34, 06/29/2019

U.K. Joins U.S.-Led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to create a European-led task force have proved difficult....
04:17, 08/06/2019

May offers 'new Brexit deal' in last-ditch effort to leave EU UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line...
18:00, 05/21/2019

A singer goes missing in China’s effort to erase Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi (LEE JUH) disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Then his music was removed from all of China’...
05:51, 06/02/2019

Williams Formula 1 German GP update "extraordinary" effort Claire Williams hopes the "extraordinary" effort that her Formula 1 team has made to bring its latest upgrade at the German Grand Prix can help it close on the midfield...
18:34, 07/25/2019

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you c...
23:51, 06/17/2019

U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court A former U.S. Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his right to represent the Chinese company against U.S. charges of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
14:34, 09/04/2019

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
22:34, 07/05/2019

Manning renews effort to be released from Virginia jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a Virginia jail. Manning’s lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to ...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
03:17, 08/17/2019

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
12:17, 05/29/2019

Anti-Crime Effort In Louisville Nets More Indictments LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Kentucky’s largest city have announced charges against 20 people accused of firearms violations. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman says it’s the latest round of federal indictments aimed at reduci...
12:17, 06/20/2019

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have...
07:17, 06/20/2019

Left to rot: the new global effort to preserve lost monuments From a railway run by children in Ljubljana to brutalist monuments in the Balkans, the Nonument Group maps abandoned 20th-century architectureWhen he was 14, Ljubljana resident Janko Vrhunc spent every Sunday training to drive a steam locomotive. “We...
19:17, 08/01/2019

The Latest: Ethiopian PM stresses unity in mediation effort KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The office of Ethiopia’s prime minister says he has stressed unity during his efforts to mediate between Sudan’s ruling military and the country’...
16:00, 06/07/2019

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Donald Trump....
04:00, 07/18/2019

Pak PM Condemns Gwadar Attack, Says Effort To "Sabotage" Projects Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today condemned a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar in Balochistan province, saying the terror strike was an effort to "sabotage" the......
17:51, 05/12/2019

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
05:34, 07/12/2019

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Ill Embiid laments effort as 76ers fall to Raptors An ill Joel Embiid wasn't sure he'd be able to play Sunday after he needed an IV before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The 76ers center managed just 11 points as the Raptors evened the series 2-2....
03:51, 05/06/2019

Australia says it will join U.S.-led defense effort in Strait of Hormuz Australia will join the United States in a coalition of countries protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday....
04:00, 08/21/2019

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to guard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday....
09:34, 07/22/2019

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that Abe’s trip will be the first...
16:51, 06/06/2019

Mets’ Pete Alonso changes his look in effort to break slump PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso’s second-half slump finally screamed loudly enough to warrant a “mental day” for the Mets first baseman Sunday. The rookie slugger is in an 11-for-73 (.151) skid since the All-Star break with four homers and 30 strikeouts. To...
04:51, 08/05/2019

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine stateA second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh has failed after the authorities failed to convince the refugees ...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Deutsche Bank, in a Last-Ditch Effort to Stop Its Spiral, Could Lay Off 20,000 The German bank is said to be preparing a sweeping restructuring that will eliminate thousands of jobs and bring to an end its 20-year foray into Wall Street....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Deutsche Bank Warns Clients They Could Be Cut Off in Compliance Effort Deutsche Bank has given around 1,000 investment-banking clients a month or less to hand over company-ownership information and other documentation in the bank’s protracted effort to close compliance gaps....
10:00, 06/12/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
10:34, 07/11/2019

Oscar de la Renta Readies International Expansion Effort After months-long delays, one of the last independent U.S. high-fashion brands will throw open the doors of its store and showroom in Paris—plus christen a new office in China. Can designers Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim power the house’s global ambi...
22:51, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Ford transmissions under federal review by NHTSA: Regulator assessing faulty Focus, Fiesta Congressional leaders urged the review after a Detroit Free Press investigation found Ford sold the vehicles knowing their transmissions were faulty.       ...
15:51, 07/24/2019

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

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrat...
02:17, 07/18/2019

Trump says he was not told of effort to move USS John McCain 'out of sight' President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was unaware of any effort to move the USS John S. McCain that was stationed near the site of his recent speech in Japan....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies after coup effort The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The reported mastermind of the coup, General Asamnew Tsige, was also killed, state media said....
16:34, 06/24/2019

Europeans Plan to Inject Capital Into Iranian Trade Effort European governments will double down this week on their efforts to keep alive economic ties with Iran, providing a credit line to help a special mechanism establish a route for trade between Iran and the West....
10:17, 06/27/2019

Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters President Donald Trump’s campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters, banking that a strong economic message will energize a voting bloc that has been largely critical of his presidency....
14:34, 07/16/2019

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
02:00, 06/14/2019

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
00:00, 07/19/2019

Carla Suárez Navarro fined $40K for lack of effort at US Open In the latest example of a player fined thousands of dollars at a Grand Slam tournament for what tennis officials deem a lack of effort, 28th-seeded Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain was docked $40,000 at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after retirin...
00:51, 08/31/2019

Justices deal blow to effort to limit partisan districts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a huge blow to efforts to combat the drawing of electoral districts for partisan gain on Thursday in a ruling that could embolden political line-drawing after the 2020 census. On the court’s final day of deci...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Texas agrees to stop effort to purge voter rolls The American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against state elections officials, claiming that they were aware that their lists of supposed noncitizens included naturalized citizens who were eligible to vote....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Bernard Tomic fined more than $56,000 for lack of effort during Wimbledon match Australia’s Bernard Tomic was fined $56,500 at Wimbledon on Thursday for failing to meet “the required professional standards” in his loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earlier in the week....
20:17, 07/04/2019

EU makes last-ditch effort to keep Iran from leaving nuclear deal Europe aims to boost trade in effort to persuade Tehran not to escalate Gulf crisisEuropean states will announce a multimillion-euro credit line to ease trade between the EU and Iran in a last-minute and probably doomed effort to persuade Tehran not ...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor&...
05:51, 06/07/2019

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
02:00, 08/21/2019

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-ended warfare....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Teardown shows Apple's latest effort to fix MacBook Pro keyboard What did Apple mean when it said it changed materials to improve the keyboard on 2019 MacBook Pros? You should now have a better idea. iFixit has torn down the laptop to reveal at least a pair of changes to the butterfly mechanism that might affect...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican P...
19:51, 07/16/2019

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit hole–and in her case it happened 14 years ago, when she was pregnant with her first child. In ...
15:51, 06/13/2019

Australia to Join Effort to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz The decision to join a U.S.-led coalition protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from attacks by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz bolsters Washington’s efforts to increase international pressure on Tehran....
14:34, 08/21/2019

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
17:17, 06/27/2019

4 states join effort to stop T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint Four more states joined an effort by state attorneys general, including NY’s Letitia James, to stop T-Mobile‘s acquisition of Sprint, it emerged Friday. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada will be included in an amended complaint being filed ...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
16:18, 09/13/2019

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
01:34, 06/12/2019

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
03:00, 07/02/2019

A Last Ditch Legal Effort to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Has Failed A new president is looking more and more like advocates’ only way of stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Nebraska Supreme Court approved the pipeline route that cuts through the state, which environmental advocates argued was illegal.Read more......
10:51, 08/24/2019

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
23:17, 08/16/2019

Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding....
21:34, 09/05/2019

Effort to Stem Deaths Among Children Falls Short, Report Says Nearly two-thirds of children in developing countries live in villages, cities or regions where deaths under 5 years of age aren’t declining rapidly enough to meet United Nations goals, according to a new report....
11:34, 09/17/2019

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
09:00, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó confirms Norway peace effort Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is confirming efforts in Norway to mediate between the opposition and the government of President Nicolás Maduro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’ Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar....
21:19, 09/17/2019

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fighting corruption a priority....
23:34, 06/17/2019

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warning time was running out for negotiations and the ...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers. An official at the Qatari Gaza Reconstruction Committee said Mond...
15:51, 06/17/2019

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
20:00, 07/11/2019

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Big 12 coaches talk standardized injury reports, say it has to be a national effort Big 12 football coaches discussed the possibility of a standardized injury report. But it seems like a long shot unless implemented nationally.        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

Ailing Embiid rues effort as 76ers fall to Raptors An ill Joel Embiid wasn't sure he'd be able to play Sunday after he needed an IV before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The 76ers center managed just 11 points as the Raptors evened the series 2-2....
11:34, 05/06/2019

Scaramucci says he's 'just getting started,' will raise money for anti-Trump effort Anthony Scaramucci, financial investor and short-lived communications director for U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Friday that he was raising money to prevent his former boss from being re-elected....
00:34, 09/08/2019

Researchers: Iran-linked disinfo effort had personal touch LONDON (AP) — A new report from Canadian internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast, yearsold and multilingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and anti-Amer...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into doubt....
18:17, 04/28/2019

International effort busts $100 million malware crime network The US, five other countries and Europol have dismantled an elaborate cybercrime ring that relied on one piece of malware to pull off heists. Officials have charged 10 people across five countries with using GozNym malware to grab banking login crede...
01:17, 05/17/2019

Effort to disqualify lawyer part of U.S. campaign against Huawei: counsel The effort to stop a former U.S. Justice Department official from representing Huawei is another step in a broader U.S. government campaign against the Chinese company, a lawyer for Huawei argued on Wednesday....
02:34, 09/05/2019

Romanians vote overwhelmingly to back anti-corruption effort BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians have voted overwhelmingly in support of anti-corruption initiatives in a referendum called by the country’s president. According to data released Monday by the Central Electoral Bureau, 80% of voters cast bal...
17:34, 05/27/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.       ...
00:17, 07/15/2019

U.S. sees European maritime security effort in Gulf as 'complementary' The United States believes a proposed European initiative to bolster maritime security in the Gulf would complement ongoing U.S. efforts there instead of being a "stand-alone" operation, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday....
19:17, 07/24/2019

Michigan Just Became the First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes in an Effort to Keep Kids ‘Safe’ Michigan this week became the first U.S. state to ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products, which critics say are largely to blame for an epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. “As governor, my number one priority is keeping our kids safe,...
11:17, 09/05/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
01:34, 06/12/2019

Clean Energy Regulator, WA Mines Department, and Vet Surgeons Board trying to access metadata: Comms Alliance The Communications Alliance has listed 27 other agencies that have tried to access metadata following the introduction of Australia's data retention regime....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Tennis player turns into cramping, vomiting mess in heroic effort American rising star Alex Lebedev showed impossible resilience and class at the moment he broke down and chucked up his lunch. The 22-year-old from Notre Dame University pushed himself to the point of vomiting on court during his ATP Challenger Tour ...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Mexico’s Top Diplomat to Meet With Pence in Effort to Avoid Trump Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
17:00, 06/05/2019

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents showRussia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa by building relations with existing rulers, striking military ...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Trump says he was unaware of effort to move USS John McCain 'out of sight' in Japan The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the White House wanted the U.S. Navy to move the ship named for the late Arizona senator "out of sight," citing an email between U.S. military officials....
06:17, 05/30/2019

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe &#...
14:17, 05/30/2019

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates Vow to Back Yemen War Effort (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen’s Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatist...
13:51, 08/26/2019

Texas joins other states' effort to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger The Justice Department's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger has done nothing to sway the states suing to block the deal. In fact, the State of Texas has just joined the lawsuit, with Attorney General Ken Paxton assuming a key leadership role...
12:51, 08/02/2019

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will n...
02:00, 08/22/2019

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peaceke...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Arizona tourism industry joins anti-human trafficking effort PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona is striving to train professionals across the state’s tourism industry to assist in fighting human trafficking. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced that a free training seminar specifically tai...
02:17, 07/28/2019

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile tests by North Korea over the last eight days could be an attempt by Pyongyang to exploit strained U...
14:17, 08/02/2019

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
22:51, 08/08/2019

Antonio Brown makes last-ditch effort in Raiders helmet crusade Antonio Brown is trying for the Helmetgate Hail Mary. The Raiders wide receiver is continuing his bizarre fight over which helmet he uses, despite the NFL and NFLPA shutting down his pleas. Brown wants to wear the Schutt Air Advantage that he has alw...
17:17, 08/19/2019

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pok...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Israel Folau: Australian Christian lobby hosts new fundraising effort ACL steps in after GoFundMe pulls plug on former Wallabies star’s online appealThe Australian Christian Lobby is hosting a fundraising effort on its website for the former Wallabies star Israel Folau after his GoFundMe page was shut down.As at 7am Tu...
05:17, 06/25/2019

Fans overwhelm US Open in effort to see Coco Gauff play doubles U.S. Open fans created gridlock near Court 5 as they flocked to see Coco Gauff and Caty McNally play doubles.        ...
02:17, 08/31/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the President, especially regarding President Donald Trump's...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
02:51, 07/04/2019

Inside the effort to build suspense — and crowds — for Trump’s Fourth of July White House aides have been focused on trying to avoid a situation like January 2017, when the new president was enraged that his inaugural audience was notably smaller than Barack Obama’s in 2009....
09:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 8-Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort gathered pace on Thursday to help stunned residents of the Bahamas, where the health minister predicted a "staggering" death toll from Hurricane Dorian, now churning northward off the coast of South Carolina....
00:34, 09/06/2019

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The Austral...
14:17, 07/04/2019

Bernard Tomic fined $56,100 for lack of effort in limp Wimbledon defeat Australia's Bernard Tomic has been fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
16:00, 07/04/2019

Bernard Tomic fined $56,600 for lack of effort in limp Wimbledon defeat Australia's Bernard Tomic has been fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
19:34, 07/04/2019

Rick Perry: I expect a 'coalition effort' to stop Iran's activities Secretary of Energy Rick Perry joins "Squawk on the Street" via phone to discuss the global response to Iran's alleged attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility....
19:17, 09/16/2019

Trump executive order launches effort to improve kidney care President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday clearing the way for early transplants, home dialysis and more preventative measures for people with kidney disease....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Campaign collects 18K signatures in effort to make Tucson a sanctuary city TUCSON – Nearly seven months since launching their campaign, the Tucson Families Free and Together initiative is taking a major step in turning the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit ...
01:51, 07/03/2019

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he aimed to recruit support from NATO allies for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and "open the door to diplomacy," as he made his international debut as Pentagon chief....
22:00, 06/25/2019

One State's Effort to Publicize Hospital Prices Brings Mixed Results As the Trump administration moves to make confidential hospital prices public, New Hampshire’s experience with price transparency suggests what it may—and may not—accomplish....
20:17, 06/26/2019

TV Ads for Drugs Must Now Include Prices. It’s the Latest Effort to Drive Down Pharmaceutical Costs At a time when nearly a fifth of Americans have struggled to pay medical bills, the Trump Administration will soon require drug companies to list medication prices in television advertisements. It’s a move meant to boost transparency and drive ...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods has lessened, after his top envoy met U.S. President Donald Trump and other Washington officials to assess progress on reducing migration....
20:18, 09/11/2019

Four-Year Effort To Beat Ocarina Of Time In Under 17 Minutes Finally Succeeds The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is well-known for impressive speedruns, even among casual players. Every time it seems there are no improvements left to make, a new glitch or intense session of play shaves seconds off the best time. Last week, t...
04:34, 07/16/2019

'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state The law now requires the words to appear in schools as conservative Christian groups seek to inject religion into public lifeWhen students returned to Kentucky public schools last month after summer vacation, they may have noticed something different...
14:51, 09/13/2019

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC gains support Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale of menthol- and other minty-flavored cigarettes says he’s gotten enough support from colleagues to ult...
03:01, 09/14/2019

Cyclone Fani Kills 16 In Odisha, Massive Restoration Effort Begins The number of deaths in the Cyclone Fani rose to 16 in Odisha on Saturday as the government mounted a massive restoration work across 10,000 villages and 52 urban areas ravaged by the storm that......
21:00, 05/04/2019

Seagull wars: councils spending millions in effort to banish birds Plastic owls, birds of prey and swapping eggs for dummy eggs among methods being usedIt’s not just your chips that are threatened by seagulls at the British seaside: increasingly, the gull menace is hitting taxpayers in their pockets too, as research...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials around the US have told the Guardian that the Trump administration has withdrawn funding for a large, s...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Sweden wants to extradite Assange over rape allegation, complicating U.S. effort to try him for conspiracy Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek to extradite him from Britain, a potential setback to efforts by the United States to put him on trial over a huge release of sec...
15:34, 05/13/2019

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

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
03:34, 07/25/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history....
06:51, 05/01/2019

Trump’s effort to remake the Fed and accelerate economic growth hits a setback Multiple Republican senators criticized or outright rejected President Trump’s plans to nominate political supporter Stephen Moore, and another backer, Herman Cain, pulled out of consideration after facing opposition....
08:34, 05/01/2019

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
01:34, 06/17/2019

May’s final effort to win backing falls flat as MPs reject ‘new' Brexit deal Politicians from across the House shoot down repackaged offer in major blow to PMFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May’s final attempt to patch together a parliamentary majority for Brexit appears to have backfired after her 10-p...
22:34, 05/21/2019

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
01:51, 09/19/2019

U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs....
14:34, 09/20/2019

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militants and their families who emerged from the fallen ...
12:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. official key to effort to roll back fuel economy rules to leave: source The top official of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who has been key to President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obama-era fuel economy rules for vehicles, is expected to leave her position, a person briefed on the matter...
19:34, 08/09/2019

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with...
22:00, 04/28/2019

OPEC cuts 2020 oil demand forecast, urges effort to avert new glut OPEC on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in world oil demand in 2020 due to an economic slowdown, an outlook the producer group said highlighted the need for ongoing efforts to prevent a new glut of crude....
16:34, 09/11/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system sparked a fire that destroyed most of its collection -- a fraction of the more than $950 million ple...
03:51, 05/09/2019

Sean Parker, a Facebook and Napster Pioneer, to Start Cancer Immunotherapy Effort Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer....
18:17, 04/28/2019

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
03:00, 06/04/2019

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
00:51, 07/20/2019

London, England pushing cargo bikes in effort to reduce congestion, pollution The push follows London's establishment of its Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce the high levels of vehicle pollution recorded on its streets....
13:51, 08/09/2019

France Dangles $15 Billion Bailout for Iran in Effort to Save Nuclear Deal President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a deal to compensate Iran for lost oil sales in exchange for the country agreeing to return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord....
07:17, 09/03/2019

India is mounting a grueling effort to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche in the Himalayas Reuters Indian authorities are trying to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche and likely killed in the Himalayas. The task is complicated by harsh weather conditions and dangerous terrain, and recovering the bodies could take days or e...
00:17, 06/16/2019

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
02:00, 06/02/2019

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his...
14:17, 08/08/2019

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
10:18, 08/14/2019

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
07:34, 06/14/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink unveils effort to build implant that can read your mind Startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk claims tests already show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evenin...
08:17, 07/17/2019

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding its annual ceiling for 2019, diplomatic sources......
11:00, 06/19/2019

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Facebook Says It Is Under Antitrust Investigation by the FTC (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook says it is under antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. The company made the announcement just hours after the agency slapped it with a record $5 billion fine and new oversight on its privacy practic...
00:17, 07/25/2019

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional reports over the weekend revealed enforcement agencies reshuffling their oversight of "Big Tech." No...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe loses effort to avoid potential criminal charges Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges....
21:17, 09/12/2019

Trump family sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One in effort to block Congressional subpoenas In an attempt to block banks from handing over financial records to Congress, the Trump family is suing the financial outfits.        ...
16:34, 04/30/2019

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
09:34, 06/20/2019

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, urges Guterres calling on united effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at religious devotees across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the pa...
19:34, 04/29/2019

FEMA official arrested for fraud over Hurricane Maria recovery effort in Puerto Rico Federal authorities arrested Ahsha Tribble, FEMA's former deputy administrator for the region that includes Puerto Rico. Donald Keith Ellison, the former president of Cobra Acquisitions was also arrested....
10:17, 09/11/2019

Energy Secretary Perry expects a 'coalition effort' to put a stop to Iran's 'malign activities' U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke to CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Monday following a series of drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities caused the largest disruption to the world oil supply in history....
17:00, 09/16/2019

Energy Secretary Perry expects a 'coalition effort' to put a stop to Iran's 'malign activity' U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke to CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Monday following a series of drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, which caused the largest disruption to the world's oil supply in history....
21:34, 09/16/2019

As Republicans rally behind Trump’s effort to block Democratic probes, McConnell says ‘case closed’ In an escalating fight, the White House invoked executive power to prevent former counsel Donald McGahn from complying with a congressional subpoena....
03:17, 05/08/2019

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18:34, 06/10/2019

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few ...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Darren Sharper’s last-ditch legal effort denied by judge after serial rape plea A federal judge has rejected an attempt by former NFL star Darren Sharper to overturn his 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence for drugging and raping at least nine women in four states. Sharper, who retired in 2011 after a 14-year career and a...
19:17, 08/01/2019

Mike Pence Says Trump 'Might Make An Effort' To Stop Racist Chants At Future Rallies It’s been a couple of days since attendees at one of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign rallies chanted “Send her back! Send her back!” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a Somali-American first-term congresswoman who came to America as a refuge...
08:34, 07/22/2019

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
14:17, 07/25/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Bernal claims title as Carthy wins final stage with fabulous solo effort "British rider Hugh Carthy produced a fabulous solo effort on Sunday to win the final stage of the Tour de Suisse, with Egan Bernal claiming the overall title."...
17:34, 06/23/2019

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
11:17, 05/22/2019

A bipartisan effort: States pass record number of laws to reel in drug prices So far this year, 33 states have enacted more than 50 measures to address drug prices and access. Congress is eyeing efforts to see what works.       ...
16:34, 09/05/2019

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula....
04:17, 06/19/2019

US worried China's Dorian relief effort in Bahamas may be bid to gain influence — and foothold, reports say Hurricane Dorian's devastation of the Bahamas reportedly has U.S. officials worried China may use the tragedy as a back door to get a foothold in the Caribbean nation, with the Communist country using international aid efforts as a Trojan horse to es...
15:00, 09/07/2019

BMW Q1 profits slump on $1.6B antitrust provision BMW's first-quarter profit slumped after car sales in key markets slowed and the automaker revised a provision for a potential fine for alleged collusion to $1.6 billion....
16:00, 05/07/2019

Google could soon face another antitrust investigation Next week, more than half of the nation's attorneys general are expected to announce an antitrust investigation into Google, The Washington Post reports. Details on the investigation are limited, but it's yet another probe into fears that b...
13:00, 09/04/2019