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Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa

Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure on Hiroto Saikawa as...

Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa

Source: reuters.com

Proxy advisers urge shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment The move marks a rare public rebuke by international proxy firms against the CEO of a top-tier Japanese company, and comes just as the scandal-hit automaker struggles to move on from the legacy of Carlos Ghosn....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Nissan retains Saikawa as CEO, in likely rebuff of Renault Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive, backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automaker's leadership....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Nissan keeps Saikawa as CEO, putting focus on Renault ties Nissan will keep Hiroto Saikawa as CEO in a reconstituted board that also gives Renault's top two executives seats, setting the table for possible friction in the automaker's alliance....
13:34, 05/17/2019

Nissan says Saikawa to remain as CEO, Renault chief to join board Japan's Nissan Motor Co said on Friday it would keep Hiroto Saikawa as its chief executive, while bringing in the boss of alliance partner Renault to its board....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Ghosn's Lawyers Push for Reason Why Nissan's Saikawa Wasn't Charged Carlos Ghosn’s defense team challenged Japanese prosecutors to explain why they didn’t charge Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa over allegations the auto maker failed to report Mr. Ghosn’s compensation properly....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Nissan shareholders set to back CEO Saikawa amid fraying ties with Renault Nissan Motor shareholders are widely expected to back Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at an annual general meeting on Tuesday, extending his tumultuous tenure at an automaker shaken by scandal and the loss of trust with alliance partner Renault....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Nissan's Saikawa to stay on as president, Renault chief to join board: sources Nissan Motor Co will keep Hiroto Saikawa on as president, two sources said on Friday, even as alliance partner Renault SA had been pushing for a change in the Japanese automaker's leadership....
07:17, 05/17/2019

Proxy adviser ISS urges shareholders to vote against Nissan CEO reappointment Leading proxy advisory firm ISS has urged shareholders of Nissan Motor Co Ltd to vote against the reappointment of Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa as a director of a Japanese automaker battling to overhaul corporate governance....
05:34, 06/12/2019

In rare rebuke, Senate votes to block Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual rebuke by the GOP-run Senate highlights a rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's pro-Saudi policies.        ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Wildly Improbable Nissan-on-Nissan-on-Nissan Wreck Reveals Universe to Be a Simulation There’s all kinds of theories floating around now that reality, the place where you sleep and pee and buy lunch, may in fact be a simulation of some sort, run on some vast, unknowable computer. Even Elon Musk thinks we’re likely living in a simulatio...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is ...
20:51, 05/16/2019

Gannett Set to Win Proxy Fight With Digital First Gannett is poised to retain control of its entire board in a proxy fight with a hedge-fund-backed rival that made a hostile bid for the USA Today owner....
05:34, 05/16/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s commen...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Pakistan Should End ''Proxy War'' Against India: Indian Envoy Pakistan should end its "proxy war" against India and make efforts to build trust with New Delhi to move forward the bilateral relationship, Indian high commissioner to Islamabad Ajay Bisaria said......
03:00, 05/23/2019

Proxy adviser ISS recommends against three directors at Sturm Ruger Institutional Shareholder Services recommended investors withhold support from three directors at gunmaker Sturm Ruger & Co ahead of its May 8 annual meeting, the top proxy adviser said in a report......
21:00, 04/28/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Proxy firm ISS backs MNG director for Gannett board, rejects two others Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc backed a nominee from hedge fund-owned MNG Enterprises Inc for the board of newspaper company Gannett Co Inc on Thursday, adding a twist in the fight for control of the media company....
15:34, 05/02/2019

In Gannett Proxy Fight, ISS Adviser Backs One Digital First Nominee Digital First Media, the hedge fund-backed media company pushing Gannett to sell itself, picked up some support as it seeks board seats at the USA Today publisher in a proxy vote this month....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Former Trump campaign advisers say Biden would be tough foe LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two members of President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign say former Vice President Joe Biden would present the toughest 2020 challenge for the president, though they disagree on whether Biden can first win his party’s nomina...
05:00, 05/10/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Centre To Introduce Bill To Allow Proxy Voting To NRIs Tomorrow: Report The Union cabinet will take a call Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to NRIs, government sources said....
21:00, 06/23/2019

Iran reportedly told proxy forces to target Americans in region President Trump boosted the US’ military presence in the Middle East after learning that Iran told some of its proxy forces that they can target Americans in the region, according to a report on Thursday. The US military is tracking threats inc...
21:51, 05/09/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
01:51, 06/21/2019

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers composed of Ford, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen and more delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday announcing that it did not approve of the far-reaching emissions and fuel eco...
06:17, 06/07/2019

ECB Signals Possible Rate Cut, Prompting Trump Rebuke European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the bank could roll out fresh stimulus as soon as July, sending the euro lower against the dollar and prompting an unusual rebuke from President Trump....
20:51, 06/18/2019

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs President Donald Trump could face yet another disapproval vote in Congress if he moves forward with new tariffs on Mexico, potentially setting up a major clash with Senate Republicans. Trump has threatened to impose broad, increasing tariffs startin...
08:17, 06/04/2019

Shareholders say Bayer bosses need more time after AGM rebuke Two of Bayer's largest German investors said the drugmaker's embattled management needed to stay at the helm for now to avoid further upheaval, despite a share price slump in the wake of the $63 billion Monsanto takeover....
09:50, 04/29/2019

Spain says frigate peeling off from US fleet is not a rebuke Spain’s defense minister says a decision to remove a frigate from a U.S.-led combat fleet that is approaching the Persian Gulf was taken for “technical reasons” and has no political motive...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Man’s deportation reversed in rebuke of government practices SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal court has ruled that a Mexican man who was arrested during an immigration sting at a Los Angeles manufacturing plant should not be deported. Thursday’s finding may influence how immigration authorities target factorie...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
22:17, 05/17/2019

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
23:17, 06/11/2019

Petrol and diesel car ban should be moved to 2030, say Government advisers News 30 Apr, 2019 Government advisers believe the cost of electric cars will be on the same level as that of petrol and diesel cars by 2024 to 2025...
14:34, 05/02/2019

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest: source HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the......
20:00, 06/20/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Advisers Accuse China of Reneging on Trade Commitments A trade war that seemed to be on the brink of ending now appears likely to be prolonged as President Trump threatens to impose more tariffs on China....
05:17, 05/07/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Infineon's Cypress deal may land advisers $95 million fee bonanza Banks including Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan are set for a $95 million windfall, their most lucrative payday so far this year for a deal involving a European company, after Infineon's swoop on Cypress Semiconductor....
21:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. House votes approving authority to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Lawmakers voted 229-191 along party lines to approve the measure authorizing House committees to file lawsuits in federal court seeking orders from judges to compel officials to cooperate with congressional inquiries....
01:51, 06/12/2019

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face sw...
08:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congressional subpoenas, beginning with former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who is expected to face sw...
04:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and Britons eating 20 percent less beef and lamb...
02:34, 05/02/2019

More contempt citations ahead for Trump advisers: senior U.S. Democrat Congressional Democrats, faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump, are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas, a leading Democrat said on Friday....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Dem rivals rebuke Biden for not backing abortion rule repeal Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his contorted defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
10:17, 05/31/2019

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to sidestep Congress' review of such deals by decl...
20:51, 06/20/2019

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision......
02:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday backed two resolutions opposing President Donald Trump's plan to complete weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and other countries, in a rare rebuke of the White House by some of his fellow Republicans in Congress....
19:34, 06/20/2019

Trump on ‘Fox & Friends’: I will not fire Kellyanne Conway after watchdog rebuke President Trump, in an exclusive interview Friday morning with “Fox & Friends,” said he will not fire adviser Kellyanne Conway in the wake of a government watchdog’s recommendation that she be removed over violations of the Hatch Act....
17:17, 06/14/2019

Federal Job-Training Programs 'Largely Ineffective,' Trump's Advisers Find As U.S. employers struggle to fill near-record-high job openings, government training programs aimed at solving that problem are coming up short, according to President Trump’s economic advisers....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
11:00, 06/03/2019

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
16:34, 06/13/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
00:34, 06/07/2019

PM Modi's Rajiv Gandhi Attack Draws United Opposition Rebuke Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial remark that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", has prompted sharp reactions from the opposition....
19:34, 05/05/2019

Board to rebuke Ohio State doctor by undoing emeritus status COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University’s full Board of Trustees is set to vote Friday on revoking the emeritus status of a team doctor found to have sexually abused young men throughout his two decades there. Provost Bruce McPheron says th...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Robert Mueller’s Final Act Was to Rebuke President Trump’s ‘No Obstruction’ Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller doesn’t do takedowns or insults on Twitter. He doesn’t deliver broadsides at press conferences, and, until Wednesday, had not spoken publicly for two years. Instead, Mueller has seemed determined to let his ...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Senate could vote to rebuke Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE A bipartisan group of senators will try to rebuke the Trump administration's $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan with 22 resolutions of disapproval....
06:17, 06/06/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
21:00, 05/02/2019

White House letter blasts Mueller report, says Trump has right to instruct advisers not to testify President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation, the White House said in a letter that blasts Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report as deeply flawed....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress on national security decisions....
23:17, 06/20/2019

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the country’s Muslim minority....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Unesco advisers raise concerns over plan to raise Warragamba dam wall World Heritage centre says proposal would result in inundation of large part of world heritage-listed Blue Mountains wilderness area Advisers to the United Nations have expressed concerns about a plan to raise the Warragamba Dam wall because of its l...
19:34, 06/09/2019

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the Sou...
23:34, 06/03/2019

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales Sen. Graham is normally an ardent defender of Trump. But the GOP senator is furious with the administration over plans to sell arms to the Saudis.        ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Nissan Might Have Played Itself There is continued fallout from Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s merger plan, Model 3s in China probably won’t be $35,000, Ford is good, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 28, 2019....
19:00, 05/28/2019

What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus? Burning through fuel with a naturally aspirated, shouty V8 is fun and everything, but there’s an opposite end to that spectrum, too. There, you’ll find cars like the electric 2019 Nissan Leaf, which happens to also be a joy to drive in a wholly diffe...
20:00, 05/02/2019

The Nissan Frontier Has a Little Life Left in It After All The Nissan Frontier is a fine pickup truck, but its biggest problem is that there’s not really a compelling reason to get a 2019 model over a 2009. I don’t know why Nissan can’t be bothered to revise the vehicle, but I do like its newest take on it: ...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Nearly-new buying guide: Nissan Qashqai Mk2 Qashqai gives you a decent mix of ride comfort and body control If you’ve more sense than money, a still-fresh Qashqai adds up The car that created a whole new model class is now in its second generation and past its first facelift, to boot. T...
11:17, 05/23/2019

Your Ridiculously Awesome Nissan R34 GT-R Wallpapers Are Here This big brute R34 GT-R is clearly a Kaiju recently crawled out of the large body of water behind it to terrorize a nearby city, smushing tall buildings and throwing cars. We’ll never truly know the meaning of this destruction, as it will slowly sulk...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Renault-Nissan Tensions Somehow Got Even Worse Everything is falling apart for Renault-Nissan, more tariff threats, more Brexit fallout, more alleged corruption in the Trump administration, and bad reviews for Elon Musk as a boss. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 10, 2019....
19:34, 06/10/2019

Nissan CEO expects profits to hit 'rock bottom' Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa’s dour outlook came as Japan’s No. 2 automaker reported a 45 percent plunge in operating profit in the fiscal year ended March 31. Net income dropped 57 percent....
16:00, 05/14/2019

Nissan Leaf electric car price increased in UK Increase of nearly £2000 is a reaction to shifts in market demand and inflation; 62kWh e+ model put into full production Nissan has raised the price of its Leaf electric hatchback in the UK by nearly 7%. The Volkswagen e-Golf rival is now available ...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Nissan’s beefier new Leaf e+ has the spark of genius The city of Southampton sees an awful lot of ships. There are cruise ships, cargo ships and, frequently, ships carrying lots of cars as they get imported and exported to and from the UK. As a result, the air quality in Southampton is suffering from t...
01:51, 06/22/2019

Nissan Plans to Retrench in Post-Ghosn Era Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa laid out his vision for the company without Carlos Ghosn, its ousted former chairman, including a grim outlook for the current year as U.S. sales plummet....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Nissan's technology could pay in Renault-FCA deal: sources Nissan's advanced technologies including platforms and electric powertrains could give it leverage in a merger involving Renault and Fiat Chrysler, thanks to a royalty system it has with the former, two people with knowledge of the matter said....
19:17, 05/30/2019

Nissan CEO apologises to shareholders over misconduct issue Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on Tuesday apologised to shareholders for the fallout of a scandal involving former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, which has rocked the automaker and clouded the outlook of its partnership with Renault SA ....
05:00, 06/25/2019

Don't see particularly negative aspects in Renault deal: Nissan CEO Nissan Motor Co doesn't see any particularly negative aspects for it in a possible merger of alliance partner Renault with Fiat Chrysler, the chief executive of the Japanese automaker said on Wednesday....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Nissan's credit rating hit by negative outlook S&P Global Ratings placed the automaker’s rating on negative watch after it issued a weaker earnings outlook and said there is a more than one-in-three chance of a further delay in Nissan’s profit recovery....
14:34, 05/20/2019

Nissan's U.S. Operation Has Become a 'Major Problem Child' Some very bad news for Nissan in the United States, Ford’s aluminum bet pays off, Mercedes-Benz plans to slim down and much more for The Morning Shift of Monday, May 20, 2019....
17:17, 05/20/2019

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
19:17, 05/29/2019

Nissan looks for ways to use long-lasting EV batteries Nissan is testing ways to use EV batteries outside of the car. The automaker's data shows that the batteries used by its Leaf will outlast the car by 10-12 years....
12:51, 05/24/2019

Nissan Leaf e+ Tekna 2019 UK review Range-topping electric hatch gets bigger battery for more range and more powerful motor. Is it worth the price jump? When the original Nissan Leaf came out in 2010, owners were claiming a real-world range of little more than 70 miles. By the time t...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Waymo Teams Up With Renault, Nissan on Robotaxis Outside US Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the US with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis in France and Japan....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Nissan odd man out in partner Renault’s FCA merger decision TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan wasn’t consulted about a proposed merger between its French alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler and has little say over the issue. Renault’s board is set to meet Tuesday to vote on the propose...
12:34, 06/04/2019

All-electric Nissan ice cream van concept unveiled News 20 Jun, 2019 A collaborative project between Nissan and Mackie’s of Scotland aims to reduce the amount of emissions generated by ice cream vendors...
03:00, 06/20/2019

The Nissan-Renault Alliance Is Disintegrating: Report More Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance drama, General Motors’ fight with the United Automobile Workers union, Walmart’s plan to go driverless and profit, Geely’s new autonomous-software partner, and how London will handle that little “pollution” pro...
19:51, 06/19/2019

A Majority of Nissan's New Board Will Be Independent Directors Nissan Motor said it would nominate an 11-member board with seven independent directors, seeking to add outside oversight after governance problems that the company blamed on former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
09:34, 05/17/2019

Renault and Nissan launch innovation lab in Tel Aviv Carmakers Renault and Nissan on Monday inaugurated a joint innovation laboratory in Tel Aviv, enabling their alliance to collaborate with Israeli start-ups....
19:00, 06/10/2019

How the new Nissan Leaf helped me conquer my fear of driving I’m not a confident driver, so I almost turned down the opportunity to test the new Nissan Leaf for three days – but I’m very glad I didn’t.I learned to drive when I was 19 on the distinctly un-mean streets of Milton Keyne...
20:34, 06/05/2019

Nissan wants to protect 'interests,' is noncommittal on FCA-Renault merger In his first official statement on the potential merger of Renault and Fiat Chrysler, Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he sees some upside but remains noncommittal until he is sure Nissan's interests are protected....
17:51, 06/04/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Nissan CEO sees no big downside to FCA-Renault merger Nissan sees no major downside to partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , it said on Wednesday in a lukewarm endorsement of the proposed $35 billion tie-up, which would complicate an already uneasy alliance....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Renault-FCA deal unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
09:51, 05/27/2019

Nissan Navara update brings new gearbox and added kit Firm's best-selling pick-up given more 'car-like' driving dynamics and increased payload Nissan has updated its Navara NP300 pick-up for 2020, with increased connectivity and a new six-speed gearbox among the chief changes. On sale from 1 July in th...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Renault's Senard says jobs and Nissan will be safe in FCA deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard painted a picture in Tokyo of a grand alliance of Renault, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler making and selling cars across the globe, keeping people employed and churning out profits....
13:51, 05/30/2019

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nissan spoke of a “fundamental review” of its current alliance....
04:17, 06/04/2019

Sinan Ozkok Takes Over As New President Of Nissan India Sinan will be responsible for all functions in India including sales and marketing, research and development and manufacturing, for both Nissan and Datsun brands....
10:51, 06/10/2019

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:17, 06/10/2019

I Replaced the Struts on My Nissan Pao and Got Spoiled By a Lift and Air Tools One of the things my Pao has needed from the day I got it was a new set of front shocks. The ones on the car were totally shot, making all kinds of scary clunking noises and ending every speed bump with a jarring BANG that made me wet my pants, just ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Nissan CEO: If differences of opinion with Renault, then would like to discuss - Jiji If Nissan Motor Co and its top shareholder Renault SA have differences of opinion, then those should be discussed, Jiji news agency quoted Nissan's chief executive as saying on Monday....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Nissan optimistic about FCA partnership, but wants right terms, source says Nissan Motor Co is optimistic about partnering with a combined Renault and Fiat Chrysler (FCA), as long as it can protect the ownership of technology developed over two decades of working with Renault, a senior executive told Reuters....
14:34, 06/03/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
08:51, 05/23/2019

A Fiat Chrysler-Renault Merger Would Put Nissan in a Bind Nissan’s clout could be diminished by a merger between its longtime partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler. How it responds could help reshape the global auto industry....
02:34, 05/29/2019

Nissan's Position In Alliance Might Be Weakened By FCA-Renault's Merger Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa likely first caught wind of the merger plan through his own chief operating officer, Yasuhiro Yamauchi, who also serves on Renault's board, one of the......
11:34, 05/29/2019

New 2020 Nissan Juke set for hybrid tech and funky look News 6 Jun, 2019 The new Nissan Juke is set to boast hybrid technology, and maybe even a pure EV. Our exclusive images preview how it could look...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Nissan's tech could provide leverage in Renault-FCA deal Nissan's technology, particularly in electrification and emissions reduction, could give it some sway in the $35 billion potential tie-up between Renault and FCA, even as its stake in the newly formed company would be diluted....
20:00, 05/30/2019

FCA offer to Renault comes amid Nissan talent exodus Rapid turnover of executives in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal is fanning a global diaspora of former Nissan talent across the auto industry and complicating the Japanese automaker's recovery efforts....
18:00, 06/02/2019

Spend Three Minutes Watching This R34 Nissan GT-R Get Lovingly Detailed Maybe I’m weird because I enjoy watching detailing videos, but there’s something just so inherently satisfying with watching a car being deep cleaned. Especially if the car in question is an R34 Nissan GT-R V-Spec II with a drop-dead gorgeous coat of...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Waymo is developing driverless services with Renault and Nissan Waymo might make its way to the top of the automotive world with the help of industry giants that chose to team up with the company. The Alphabet subsidiary has just inked a deal with Renault and Nissan to explore the development of driverless mobili...
14:17, 06/20/2019

After Ghosn scandal, Nissan CEO under pressure as profit sinks Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa faces internal strife over whether he is the right executive to fix the automaker, which is on track to announce on Tuesday its lowest annual operating profit in a decade....
11:00, 05/12/2019

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
01:00, 06/20/2019

Nissan boss says it's hit 'rock bottom' as profits slump Nissan boss Hiroto Saikawa said the car maker had hit "rock bottom" as it reported a sharp fall in annual profits and continued to grapple with the fall-out from the arrest of Carlos Ghosn....
15:17, 05/14/2019

Nissan governance steps, board win shareholders’ approval YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Scandal-battered Nissan has won shareholders’ approval for a new system of committees to oversee governance and for keeping Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on its board. The Japanese automaker had seen profits tumble amid ...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Waymo signs mobility partnership with Renault, Nissan The partnership with French and Japanese automakers bolsters Waymo's bid to commercialize self-driving systems across a variety of applications and offers access to an alliance that sold more than 10.7 million vehicles in 2018. The tie-up expands the...
08:51, 06/20/2019

Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with...
18:34, 06/20/2019

Google and Renault-Nissan Are Teaming Up On Self-Driving Cars Yet another company partners with Google’s self-driving car division, AKA Alphabet’s self-driving car division, AKA Waymo; everyone seems to hate Trump’s new EPA rules; and supersonic jets. All that and more in the Morning Shift for June 20, 2019....
18:17, 06/20/2019

Nissan, Renault to Partner With Waymo on Driverless Cars Renault and its alliance partner Nissan have signed a deal with Alphabet’s self-driving technology unit Waymo to jointly explore driverless car options in their home markets of France and Japan....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Renault and Nissan reach agreement on boardroom seats Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard and CEO Thierry Bollore will be given seats on key Nissan oversight committees, signaling an end to a dispute that has poisoned relations between the two automakers. Senard will also become Nissan's vice chairma...
19:17, 06/21/2019

Nissan spurns lidar tech, siding with Musk Nissan unveiled updated self-driving technology a month after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called lidar "a fool's errand," berating the technology for being expensive and unnecessary....
13:51, 05/16/2019

Renault To Propose Joint Holding Company With Nissan The proposal was first reported on Friday by the Nikkei business daily, which said that Renault expects to soon put a plan to Nissan under which ordinary shares in both automakers would be transferred......
19:00, 04/28/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:51, 06/21/2019

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Nissan hires former Ford design executive Woodhouse As VP of Nissan Design America, David Woodhouse will lead Nissan and Infiniti design activities. The hiring marks a reversal for the automaker, which has been coping with a talent drain. ...
23:51, 06/12/2019

Renault’s Senard says 'serenity' needed in Nissan alliance talks Talk about fusion or shareholding changes between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi was “reopened a bit dramatically and wasn’t necessary,” Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said. “It’s been spoken about a lot recently and made people frightened. W...
18:51, 05/25/2019

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to ask for monitored visit with spouse: lawyer Lawyers for Carlos Ghosn will ask a Japanese court to allow the former Nissan Motor boss one monitored visit with his wife after the Supreme Court upheld curbs on contact with his spouse while he is on bail, his legal team said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedly linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

Nissan's credit rating downgraded by Moody's over weak U.S. sales While Nissan's new business strategy focuses on margin over unit sales growth and refreshing old models to improve its brand value, the ratings agency expects the overhaul will take "several years."...
12:51, 05/24/2019

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
16:34, 05/23/2019

Nissan considers seats for top two Renault executives in new committees: Nikkei Nissan Motor Co has plans to give multiple seats in its four proposed committees to alliance partner Renault SA's chief executive and chairman, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
00:17, 06/19/2019

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO on new committees, report says The alliance was plunged further into crisis this month as Renault's demand for a greater say in Nissan's governance drew rare public censure by the Japanese automaker....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Nissan eyes $41 million crash test operation near Detroit Nissan is in the "final stages of internal review" for the potential project at its North American technical center in Farmington Hills, Mich., a spokesman said,. ...
21:17, 05/24/2019

Nissan, Renault Near Deal to Resolve Corporate Governance Dispute Nissan Motor and Renault are poised to resolve a standoff about changes to Nissan’s corporate governance ahead of the Japanese car maker’s shareholder meeting next week....
14:00, 06/19/2019

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO in new committees: Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Ltd plans to give seats in its four proposed committees to alliance partner Renault SA's chief executive and chairman, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
04:34, 06/19/2019

No-say Nissan had tech that drove Fiat Chrysler-Renault idea TOKYO (AP) — Nissan wasn’t consulted on the proposed merger between its alliance partner Renault and Fiat Chrysler, but the Japanese automaker’s reluctance to go along may have helped bring about the surprise collapse of the talks. Analys...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Nissan's premium brand Infiniti names new global chief Nissan Motor Co's premium division Infiniti is expected to announce a new acting global chief for the brand after its current head, Christian Meunier, resigned, the company said....
17:34, 05/07/2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance in crisis, reports suggest Multiple employees claim departments are being axed and staff dismissed in the wake of Carlos Ghosn’s arrest The partnership between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi is falling apart in the wake of former CEO Carlos Ghosn’s arrest, according to numero...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Renault To Propose Joint Holding Company With Nissan: Report Renault will propose a plan to create a joint holding company that would give the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan equal footing, a person with knowledge of the issue told Reuters....
10:51, 04/29/2019

Nissan explains consequences of FE's twin-motor ban for e.dams team Nissan e.dams Formula E team bosses Jean-Paul Driot and Michael Carcamo have outlined the challenge the squad faces for the 2019/20 championship after the FIA banned two-motor powertrain approaches...
16:17, 06/22/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
11:51, 06/08/2019

As Nissan sees talent exodus, FCA-Renault comes at awkward time Rapid turnover of executives in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal is fanning a global diaspora of former Nissan talent across the auto industry and complicating the Japanese automaker's recovery efforts....
07:00, 06/02/2019

Waymo joins Renault, Nissan to build autonomous vehicles Waymo announced Thursday it has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles in France and Japan, along with other countries in the future....
22:51, 06/20/2019

As Fiat Chrysler Pursues Renault Tie-Up, Nissan Weighs Stakes A proposed merger between Renault and Fiat Chrysler poses risks for Japan’s Nissan: It could lose influence in or even be spat out of its two-decade alliance with Renault....
23:00, 05/28/2019

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be calling you?...
14:34, 06/03/2019

Blindsided by FCA-Renault talks, Nissan risks being left by the roadside Nissan found out about Renault's merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public, four sources told Reuters, stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20-year alliance with Renault....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Toyota, FCA, Nissan, Subaru sales rise behind light trucks FCA, Toyota Motor, Nissan and Subaru posted higher May sales behind another healthy month for light-truck demand. The overall tally for U.S. new light-vehicle sales had been expected to decline for a fifth straight month after other automakers report...
16:51, 06/03/2019

Renault backs Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French ministers have consistently highlighted the importance of ensuring the two-decade alliance between Renault and Nissan remains strong, before planning any further consolidation....
21:34, 06/20/2019

FCA, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai sales rise behind light trucks FCA US, Toyota, Nissan, Hyundai and Subaru posted higher U.S. sales in May while Ford and other Japanese brands fell as the industry battled to end a four-month losing streak....
19:34, 06/03/2019

Hit with arrest of ex-chair Ghosn, Nissan profit nose-dives TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan, reeling from the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has seen annual profit nose-dive to less than half of what it earned in the previous year. It’s forecasting even dimmer results going forward....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Former Nissan sales and marketing exec Schillaci named Brembo CEO Italian brake system specialist Brembo said former Nissan executive Daniele Schillaci will become its new CEO. His priority will be to double the size of the supplier. ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Renault-FCA merger plan unleashes fresh uncertainties on Nissan Renault's looming tie-up with Fiat Chrysler potentially puts Nissan in a tight spot in terms of influence, management and even product planning within its alliance with the French automaker....
12:51, 05/27/2019

Renault and Nissan partner with Waymo to push self-driving tech Research to be conducted in Japan and France as all three companies ramp up autonomous tech programmes Renault and Nissan have announced initial details of a new partnership with self-driving technology development company Waymo.  The two car makers...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Renault to propose joint holding company with Nissan: source Renault will propose a plan to create a joint holding company that would give the French carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan equal footing, a person with knowledge of the issue told Reuters....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Nissan's ProPilot 2.0 driver assist allows hands-off highway driving Nissan's ProPilot driver assist could comfortably control the car with little to no input already, as Autoblog experienced on a road trip last year, but it still required a driver's hand on the wheel. Now the company has announced ProPilot ...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Renault may block Nissan reform over boardroom dispute: source Renault has signaled it will block reforms launched by alliance partner Nissan in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal unless it is granted representation on new board committees, a source close to the French carmaker said....
20:34, 06/09/2019

Nissan earnings slide fuels Renault deal pressure Renault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks, sources at both companies said, after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Renault, Nissan Alliance Comes Before Industry Consolidation, French Minister Says The auto industry needs further consolidation, but Renault and Nissan Motor should strengthen their alliance before being involved in any new merger moves, France’s finance minister said....
00:00, 06/10/2019

Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen Renault has signaled it will block alliance partner Nissan from adopting planned governance reforms unless the French automaker gets more say in the new system, a demand which Nissan said was "most regrettable" and which one source derided as a poten...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Divorce? Merger? Renault-Nissan alliance faces crossroads Renault was poised to strengthen its hand in its alliance with Nissan just a couple weeks ago, when Fiat proposed a combination of the two European automakers. Instead, Nissan’s reluctance to back further negotiations triggered the deal’s collapse....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Nissan said to push back Renault's renewed efforts to merge Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure will not help turn around the Japanese automaker, Bloomberg reported....
22:00, 05/13/2019

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

Nissan to Debut Hands-Free Driving in Japan This Year Nissan is set to join the hands-free driving club with the release of ProPilot 2.0, Automotive News reports. It will only be in Japan for now, although the company says it expects to roll out to other markets in the future....
17:17, 05/20/2019

Renault-Nissan Alliance Opens Joint Innovation Lab In Tel Aviv Renault and Nissan announced the inauguration of a new facility for the joint innovation lab in Tel Aviv, which will enable in creating a unique model of collaboration with Israeli startups and an......
13:34, 06/13/2019

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the f...
20:51, 06/12/2019

France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
14:00, 06/09/2019

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16:51, 05/20/2019

Renault confident to reach an agreement with Nissan on board committees The chairman of French car maker Renault said he was confident of reaching an agreement with partner Nissan on the composition of the Japanese company's main board committees....
18:51, 06/12/2019

France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan: AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co, Agence France Press (AFP) reported on Saturday....
13:17, 06/08/2019

Status quo at Renault-Nissan must be changed: French finance minister The current status quo regarding the alliance between French carmaker Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan cannot continue and must be changed as it is currently weakening Renault, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Carlos Ghosn's wife says Nissan orchestrated his arrest in 'conspiracy' 'A few people within Nissan decided to get rid of my husband, that that was the easiest way not to do the merger,' Carole Ghosn tells CNBC....
15:34, 06/05/2019

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to help former Nissan boss The wife of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has urged President Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister later this month after she said she has not spoken to her husband since the beginning of April....
12:51, 06/17/2019

Wife of former Nissan boss Ghosn urges Trump to help her husband The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. President Donald Trump to raise her husband's case with Japan's prime minister at a summit of world leaders later this month....
15:17, 06/17/2019

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
13:51, 06/08/2019

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Hyundai plucks Nissan's Randy Parker to fill U.S. sales post The appointment of Parker, former vice president of Infiniti North America, comes after former Nissan executive Jose Munoz was named global COO of Hyundai and CEO of Hyundai Motor America last month....
02:51, 05/29/2019

Nissan grants Renault execs boardroom seats, ending dispute Japan's Nissan said on Friday it would grant alliance member Renault's representatives seats on key committees of its board, ending a dispute between the two automakers....
03:34, 06/21/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen alliance with Nissan, Senard tells shareholders Renault sees strengthening the alliance with Nissan as its priority after a plan to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard told shareholders....
19:34, 06/12/2019

Nissan CEO: Will discuss differences in views with 'important' partner Renault - Jiji Nissan Motor's chief executive said on Thursday he would discuss differences in views over the automaker's plan to reform its governance directly with Renault, calling the French car maker an important shareholder and partner, Jiji news agency report...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Nissan's Ice Cream Truck Prototype Is a Solution to a Quietly Nefarious Problem We’ve reached the point of EV development where everyone can go ahead and get wild and start imagining literally all the potential uses for an eco-friendly vehicle (I’mma let you in on a little secret. Exactly like with a conventional car, EVs can do...
21:00, 06/21/2019

On the radar: Nissan stays cool on lidar tech, siding with Tesla Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Thursday it would, for now, stick to self-driving technology which uses radar sensors and cameras, avoiding lidar or light-based sensors because of their high cost and limited capabilities....
14:17, 05/16/2019

Ex-Nissan Boss Ghosn Trial To Be Delayed Possibly Until Next Year: Report Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's trial, which was expected to begin in September, will be delayed, local media said Saturday, hinting that it may not start this year....
20:51, 04/29/2019

Nissan, Japan reject merger overture from Renault chief, report says Nissan and the government of Japan have spurned efforts by Renault, Nissan’s French partner, to engage in merger talks, the Financial Times reported....
17:51, 04/29/2019

Renault Chairman Senard faces investors as Nissan alliance falters As Renault shareholders gather for the automaker's annual meeting, the company's chairman, Jean-Dominique Senard, is in a tricky situation as the alliance with Nissan comes under unprecedented strain....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Nissan pledges hands-free option in Japan as early as fall Nissan will introduce truly hands-free highway driving this fall when it debuts its second-generation ProPilot system with several advances over the current technology....
10:51, 05/19/2019

Nissan faces long, rocky road to cut U.S. discounts, rental sales Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit "rock bottom" with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker's troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why....
01:51, 05/15/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees, report says Nissan is considering giving its alliance partner Renault some seats on planned oversight committees after Renault expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said....
19:34, 06/15/2019

Renault-Nissan joint functions axed as alliance unravels, paper says Joint Renault-Nissan business areas such as light commercial vehicles, sales and marketing, and communications are dismissing staff, the Financial Times reported....
15:17, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-France's Le Maire says 'essential' to bolster Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was vital that Renault and Nissan Motor strengthen their alliance as the auto industry undergoes rapid change in the areas of electric and connected vehicles....
02:00, 06/10/2019

REFILE-French finance minister says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology....
13:17, 06/09/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees - source Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, a source said....
18:00, 06/15/2019

Nissan considers giving Renault some seats on oversight committees: Kyodo Nissan Motor Co is considering giving its alliance partner Renault SA some seats on planned oversight committees after the French automaker expressed discontent with the envisioned governance reform, Kyodo news reported on Friday, citing people close...
04:51, 06/15/2019

French finance minister Le Maire says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology....
11:51, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renaul...
11:51, 06/08/2019

Renault will vote to back Nissan's move to give it boardroom seats French carmaker Renault, which is looking to preserve and strengthen its alliance with Nissan, said it would vote in favor of a move by Nissan to grant Renault's representatives a seat on the committees of the Nissan board....
19:17, 06/20/2019

Renault-Nissan alliance remains priority for French finance minister Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's priority ahead of any further consolidation with the likes of Fiat-Chrysler, he said on Tuesday....
10:17, 06/18/2019

FCA-Renault deal revival hinges on Nissan backing, French role Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley may have met with Renault executives in Paris to begin new talks over a merger between the two automakers, an Italian newspaper reported. Reviving the deal depends on winning the support of Nissan and the French governme...
13:34, 06/16/2019

Renault rift with Nissan widens over governance, casts shadow on alliance The two-decade-old partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday, as the French automaker's demand for a greater say in Nissan's new governance system drew rare public censure by the Japanese firm....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Renault, Nissan join Waymo in exploring driverless services in France, Japan French automaker Renault SA, its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co and tech giant Alphabet Inc's Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use self-driving vehicles to transport people and goods in France and Japan, the companies said on Thursd...
08:34, 06/20/2019

Nissan set for weakest profit in 11 years as Ghosn woes, bleak sales weigh Nissan Motor Co forecast a 28% plunge in its annual operating profit, putting it on course for the weakest earnings in 11 years and underscoring its struggle to turn the page after former Chairman Carlos Ghosn was ousted....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Nissan tells Renault 'not opposed' to Fiat Chrysler merger plan: Nikkei Nissan on Wednesday told Renault it wasn't opposed to its partner's potential $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler, the Nikkei newspaper said, as the two met to hash out the future of their alliance amid a deal that could upend the auto industry....
14:17, 05/29/2019

Nissan's Valls sees midsize as sweet spot in tough pickup market Nissan's new North American chairman, Jose Luis Valls, believes Nissan must play to its natural global strength -- the midsize pickup, referred to elsewhere in the world as a "one-ton pickup."...
06:17, 05/04/2019

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, Kelly says In his first interview since his arrest for alleged financial misconduct, Greg Kelly said Hiroto Saikawa was due to get a stock appreciation rights payment pegged to Nissan's share price on May 14, 2013, but got it based on a higher price a week late...
13:17, 06/10/2019

You Fools, You Miscreants, You Wasteful Snobs, Give Your Money Unto Zagato Autech Nissan You have dollars. You have several thousand dollars. You have several tens of thousands of dollars. Great! Hurl them in the direction of this 1990 Autech Zagato Stelvio on Bring a Trailer....
23:34, 05/02/2019

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to several sources close to the companies....
09:34, 06/10/2019

Renault push to block Nissan governance shift 'endangering' alliance: source Renault's recent push to block a governance overhaul at Nissan Motor Co has put the Franco-Japanese automaking alliance in jeopardy, a person familiar with Nissan's thinking told Reuters....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Nissan’s Infiniti brand to move back to Japan from Hong Kong: document Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti is relocating its headquarters back to Japan from Hong Kong, its home since 2012, to create "more operational efficiencies" with its parent company, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
09:51, 05/29/2019

Here's A Rare Chance to Save $50 On the PS4 Pro Unlike the (more powerful) Xbox One X, the PS4 Pro has been remarkably resistant to discounts since its release. Today though in celebration of E3, you can get it for $350, down from the usual $400. Just note that it doesn’t come with any bundled gam...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
06:00, 05/30/2019

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than dise...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Some See Buying Opportunity in Rare Dip The long-running bull stock market has been sustained in part by investors who have used every downturn as a buying opportunity. But until this week, the year’s upward drift has offered bargain hunters few chances....
23:34, 05/07/2019

CEOs Under 50 Are a Rare Find in the S&P 500 Chief executives in their 40s are unusual at big U.S. companies, with only around 6% under age 50 among most of the S&P 500, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis....
13:00, 05/22/2019

Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Nissan sees conflict of interest if Renault director joins reform teams: source Nissan Motor Co believes that attempts by Renault SA to place one of its directors on Nissan's planned governance reform committees may lead to a conflict of interest, a source with knowledge of the issue told Reuters on Monday....
10:00, 06/10/2019

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according to two people and documents reviewed by Reuters....
14:17, 05/29/2019

Kawhi in rare air after 39 points, 14 boards in win Kawhi Leonard is averaging 31.5 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists with an effective field goal percentage of 64.8 percent this postseason, numbers matched by only LeBron James, Shaquille O'Neal and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar....
03:51, 05/06/2019

Rare photos reveal the chronology of D-Day Operation Overlord was launched 75 years ago on June 6, 1944. Commonly known as D-Day -- a military term for the first day of a combat operation -- it was the largest seaborne invasion in history and it kick-started the Battle of Normandy, which succ...
18:17, 06/06/2019

Mom seeks help for son with cancer so rare it has no name or cure A British woman says her young son is battling an aggressive cancer so rare even doctors have never seen it before — and she’s asking for help finding a cure. Helen Wright, 47, told The Mirror UK that experts at the Great Ormond Street Ho...
03:17, 06/18/2019

Yankees’ red flags appear in rare loss An eight-game winning streak — with the last six coming against two of the best teams in the American League — had the Yankees riding high. On Sunday, they got a bit of a wake-up call from Justin Verlander and the Astros, who pounded the Yankees, 9-4...
03:00, 06/24/2019

Waymo inks driverless car deal with Renault, Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles for France, Japan Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia, including China, the autonomous car company announced Thursday....
08:17, 06/20/2019

Rare albino panda discovered in China The bear seen on camera in Sichuan province is believed to be only one or two years old. Massive conservation efforts have seen the wild panda population begin to bounce back across southern China....
19:34, 05/27/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Rare Earths, the U.S.-China Trade War and Your Phone U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software in smartphones ...
01:17, 05/21/2019

The Apple Watch 4 gets a rare $50 price cut at Amazon If you've been waiting for the price to drop to snag yourself an Apple Watch 4, then now is the perfect time. Amazon has the Apple Watch Series 4 on sale for $349. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've found for the best-sel...
18:51, 05/03/2019

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros      ...
22:17, 06/19/2019

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies ref...
20:17, 06/14/2019

Track Rare Cicadas With The Cicada Safari App I am waiting for some bugs. My home in Pennsylvania is in the territory of the Brood VIII 17-year cicadas, which haven’t been seen above ground since 2002. This year, they’re due....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Vermont’s Killington is capping another rare ski season KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Killington ski resort is ending its season in June for the third time in almost 20 years. The company says Sunday will be the last day of skiing for the 2018-2019 winter ski season. The last time the resort oper...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Economist Jailed For Hiding Rare Coins Says They're His Now And so does Martin Armstrong, a self-taught economist with a cult following who spent years behind bars for what the U.S. said was a $700 million Ponzi scheme and for allegedly hiding assets,......
06:34, 06/14/2019

Here's a Rare Chance to Save Big on a 65" Samsung QLED TV If you want a big TV that looks great, but don’t want to shell out for an OLED set, Samsung’s QLED TVs strike a nice middle ground. They offer some of the best color reproduction of any LCD set thanks to quantum dot tech, and hold their own on the bl...
20:34, 05/21/2019

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:17, 06/22/2019

Can China stop rare earths exports to the US? As China looks for ways to retaliate against the US amid an escalating trade row between the two giants, speculation is rife that Beijing could slash the export of rare earth metals as a counterstrike to US tariffs....
00:17, 06/06/2019

Are Rare Earths the Next Pawn in the US-China Trade War? China is the world's largest producer, and processor, of 17 elements that are key ingredients in smartphones, airplanes, medical devices, and military gear....
17:17, 06/17/2019

A rare night when DJ LeMahieu faltered in big spots ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sometimes, Clark Kent just can’t find a phone booth in time. The Yankees remain in second place primarily because DJ LeMahieu couldn’t make three consecutive plays that he had conditioned us to believe were makeable. If their 7...
16:17, 05/12/2019

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
20:17, 05/29/2019

Rare photos of 19th-century China Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Clinton offers rare glimpse into her home The Clintons may have left a certain Washington address almost 20 years ago, but -- unlike most of their presidential predecessors -- the family has kept a home in the US capital since leaving the White House....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Rare baby gorilla born at Taronga zoo Taronga Conservation Society Australia has announced the birth of a Western Lowland gorilla. The female, yet to be named, was born on Thursday 6 June to Frala, an experienced mother, and was sired by Kibali• ‘Gorilla selfie’: DRC park ranger explains...
12:17, 06/21/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined another exclusive club, conducting only the second on-camera press briefing at the Department of De...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Three Very Rare Games Made By Extraordinary Women The Strong National Museum Of Play’s latest exhibit celebrates the history of women in gaming, so when we visited the museum earlier this year, we knew we had to dive into its archives. We found a few of the rarest, most interesting games designed by...
21:34, 05/29/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
16:34, 05/26/2019

Istanbul mayoral candidates face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor faced off in a political debate Sunday, a week before the city is set to hold a repeat of the election an opposition candidate won and Turkey’s governing party successfully challenge...
23:17, 06/16/2019

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
11:17, 06/06/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
18:17, 05/29/2019

“You Need To Calm Down” is a rare message song from Taylor Swift Taylor Swift is primarily known for love songs, often written about ex-boyfriends that the masses love to gossip about. There’s also her subset of feud-inspired tracks, like “Bad Blood,” which was about her now-cookie-healed rift with Katy Perry. So,...
02:34, 06/15/2019

Trump to provide rare look of finances in disclosure report NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report expecte...
08:17, 05/16/2019

Why Rare Earths Are a Low-Grade Weapon in Trade Fight Chinese official media is issuing veiled threats that the nation could restrict exports of rare-earth metals, which China dominates and are used in many high-tech and military applications. That could mean higher costs for a while but isn’t quite the...
18:17, 06/06/2019

A myth? A leaf? Aquarium displays rare sea dragons A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are threatened by pollution, warming oceans and the illegal pet and alternative medicine trades. ...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Woman suffers from rare ‘sex headaches’: ‘I thought I was dying’ Mind-blowing sex may sound like your ideal night, but for some, the phrase has more painful connotations. These blinding headaches, caused by orgasms or sexual excitement, are absolutely excruciatingly – and have many fearing the worst. Sammi R...
23:00, 06/11/2019

US ambassador to China to make rare visit to Tibet US ambassador to China Terry Branstad's trip to Tibet will be the first to the region by an American envoy in four years. He is expected to raise concerns about human rights violations there....
08:51, 05/20/2019

2 rare mammals, Chacoan peccaries, born in Prague zoo Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct....
15:51, 05/22/2019

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet BEIJING (AP) — U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhism and the preservation of the Himalayan region’s unique culture and language. The Emb...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Rare ‘blue flower moon’ will appear in Saturday night’s sky https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2015/07/31/what-is-a-blue-moon-jennifer-gray-weather-orig.cnn_145123_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – May’s full moon is typically known as the flower moon because of all the blooms this month. Th...
21:34, 05/18/2019

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
18:17, 05/23/2019

India's 'Tiger state' reports at least 11 rare cub sightings Forest officials record first births for many years in parts of Madhya PradeshForest officials in Madhya Pradesh state, in India, have reported several tiger cub sightings, the first for years in some parts of the region.At least 11 cubs have been si...
18:51, 05/18/2019

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France."...
17:17, 06/12/2019

Johnson raring to go after rare break ahead of PGA Championship Long-hitting American Dustin Johnson is mentally fresh after a break from action and eager to get going at this week's PGA Championship where a big and wet course will put a premium on driving distance....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Rare recording of Frida Kahlo’s voice may have been found A long-lost audio recording could finally put a voice to an iconic body of work. Frida Kahlo’s celebrated art and iconic unibrowed face are globally recognizable, but her voice was thought to have died with her — until now. The National Sound L...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Woman's 'liquid nose job' left her with rare eye issue A woman's simple cosmetic procedure turned serious when an injection of facial filler into her nose led to blockages in her eye's blood vessels — a rare complication, according to a new report of the case....
22:34, 05/24/2019

Two Canadian volunteers missing in rare kidnapping in Ghana The women were abducted in Kumasi, and security sources have suggested it was a kidnapping for ransomTwo Canadian women who were volunteering with an international development organisation have been abducted in Ghana, a rare attack in a country seen ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for di...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets In "Extremely Rare" Event A Polish woman has given birth to sextuplets with each newborn weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds), the University Hospital in the city of Krakow announced on Monday....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Joe Tsai in rare Nets interview: Why I chose them over the Rockets Joe Tsai admitted when he was first contacted about buying the Nets two years ago he didn’t take it seriously at first, but he eventually picked them over the Rockets or the NFL or European soccer. Why? Partly because the NBA has a better model and m...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Couple in kayak have close encounter with rare rattlesnake A couple on a fishing trip in a Michigan lake earlier this month caught something unexpected — a rare venomous rattlesnake. Jonathan Hotham “freaked out” when he and his wife, Jessica, spotted the Eastern massasauga rattlesnake during their 14-...
08:34, 05/30/2019

Why Rare Earths Could Give China a Trade War Cudgel U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off the supply of chips and processors to Huawei Technologies Co. is hitting China’s biggest tech company where it hurts – its dependence on other nations for the semiconductors and software used in smartph...
00:34, 05/31/2019

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: newspapers China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions between the world's two largest economies....
08:34, 05/29/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Trump Makes Rare Foray Into Accidental Intelligence On Monday night and Tuesday morning, a vicious series of at least 17 tornadoes ripped through central Ohio and Indiana, killing at least one person and injuring about 90 in one of the Midwest’s most severe weather events of the season....
22:34, 05/30/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week. An embassy news release Saturday said Terry Bran...
15:17, 05/25/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs King Felix in NY, Red Sox sluggers get rolling, Padres try building on Renfroe's slam        ...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Rare albino fawn rescued by trucker in California LOOMIS, Calif. — A rare, all-white fawn has been found and rescued in Northern California by a truck driver who delivered the animal to a rescue center. The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday that the small albino deer with a pink nose and large pinkish ...
13:17, 06/04/2019

The Cool Moments In PlayStation VR’s Blood & Truth Are Far Too Rare For a few seconds, Blood & Truth, the most-hyped game to hit the PlayStation 4’s virtual reality headset since its October 2016 launch, is as thrilling a VR experience as one could hope for....
02:17, 06/01/2019

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

California teen attacked by sea lion in ‘very rare’ incident A 13-year-old California girl was injured when a sea lion attacked her in what officials say was a “very rare” incident. Megan Pagnini said she was near the shore at Pismo Beach on Friday night when the sea lion came charging at her, news...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Rare whale near Alaska recorded singing for first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the “song” of the rare eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 remain on the planet....
05:34, 06/21/2019

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus Singapore has reported its first case of the rare monkeypox virus brought in by a Nigerian man who authorities said may have been infected by bushmeat he ate at a wedding....
06:51, 05/10/2019

Some rare fathers pass on an extra kind of DNA to their children Most of us get the structures in our cells that make energy only from our mothers, but three families have been found that break this rule of inheritance...
20:00, 04/28/2019

University of New Mexico gets rare George Orwell collection ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime advocate and employee of the University of New Mexico University Libraries is donating his collection of rare George Orwell books. The university announced last week that professor and curator emeritus Russ Davidso...
07:17, 06/23/2019

Australia, Malaysia to meet over rare earths on June 20 Australian and Malaysian government officials are due to meet later this month, a state mining spokeswoman confirmed and the plan for Lynas Corp's controversial rare earths waste storage in the country is likely to be at the top of the agenda....
14:17, 06/04/2019

Trump views rare copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence with UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump was shown a handwritten parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence - one of only two known to exist - during a visit to British Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Tuesday....
14:17, 06/04/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Viral Pic Of Rare Wave-Shaped Clouds Wows Netizens A picture of magnificent cloud waves in the sky has gone viral on the Internet, and people can't stop marvelling at it. The clouds, known as Kelvin-Helmholtz instability clouds, are rare....
08:51, 06/21/2019

Watch: A Myth? A Leaf? Aquarium Displays Rare Sea Dragons The Birch Aquarium in San Diego, California, has built what is believed to be the world's largest habitat for two types of surreal sea dragons - the leafy sea dragon and the weedy sea dragon....
14:34, 05/22/2019

Rare rhino conceived by artificial insemination born at Florida zoo Zoo Miami welcomed the birth of a rare rhino on Tuesday, which was the first rhino ever to be conceived from induced ovulation and artificial insemination, the Florida zoo said....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Flashy Boca Raton home comes stocked with rare collectibles This Boca Raton, Fla., home is replete with rare furnishings — Frank Lloyd Wright-designed window drapes and light fixtures sourced from a French passenger ship, among them. And when this three-bedroom spread lists for $850,000, every decorativ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

John Means will pitch Orioles to rare Camden Yards win Alec Baldwin says he’s sooo done with his impersonation of President Trump. “I can’t imagine I would do it again. I just can’t.” Sure, Alec, and Kawhi Leonard is going to be a Knick next year. … Seems Justin Bieber has acquired that Baldwin fig...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Google Parent Posts Rare Misses as Revenue Comes Up Short Alphabet Inc. posted lower revenue than expected in the first quarter as mounting competition to its once-untouchable online advertising operation finally landed a blow....
22:34, 04/29/2019

BioLite's Memorial Day Deals Include A Rare Discount on the FirePit BioLite, the company behind the wood burning camp stove that recharges your phone with fire, just kicked off its Memorial Day Sale, with something for every tech-loving outdoor enthusiast (no, they’re not mutually exclusive interests!)....
18:17, 05/20/2019

Wall Street queries Google ad changes after rare revenue miss Wall Street punished Google on Tuesday for managers' refusal to give details of changes made to its ad platform in first-quarter results, following a rare miss of expectations for revenue due to a cleanup of YouTube content....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. Nation...
23:51, 06/21/2019

Joint Venture Plans to Revive Rare-Earths Processing in U.S. American chemicals company Blue Line and Australian miner Lynas are seeking to shore up supplies of important commodities caught up in the U.S.-China trade conflict....
11:17, 05/20/2019

Rare conviction of officer in shooting spurs race concerns After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict th...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Rare carriage house on quaint Brooklyn alley lists for $5.8M A 28-foot-wide landmarked Brooklyn Heights carriage house at 2 Grace Court Alley is on the market for $5.8 million. The 2,800-square-foot, 19th-century home, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, comes with four bedrooms, three bathro...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market. But the Food and Drug Administration said women should receive more information about potential risks when considerin...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Sega adds rare 'Mega Man' and more to Genesis Mini lineup When the SEGA Genesis Mini arrives in September, it's set to come with 40 games. We already knew 20 of the titles, and today, SEGA revealed another 10....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Rare wave-like cloud formation forms over Virginia mountain A surreal cloud formation, resembling rolling waves, appeared over a Virginia mountain this week — and experts say it’s a rare phenomenon. Amy Christie Hunter posted a mesmerizing photo to Facebook Wednesday of the clouds that she said appeared...
00:51, 06/20/2019

Restaurant donates rare lobster to honor Blues’ Stanley Cup win It’s no fish tale: A Massachusetts restaurant owner found an ultra-rare blue lobster — and plans to donate it in honor of the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win. Nathan Nickerson III spotted the 1-in-2-million crustacean at Arnold’s Lobster...
00:00, 06/15/2019

NOAA Fisheries biologists record singing by rare right whale ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say they have recorded singing by a rare right whale for the first time. Researchers used moored acoustic recorders to capture patterned calls made by male N...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Watch: Rare snake-necked turtle stolen from zoo in Texas Police in Texas said they have identified a suspect in the theft of a rare turtle from the Houston Zoo, but they have yet to locate the man and amphibian....
00:17, 05/31/2019

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
21:17, 06/16/2019

Extremely Rare Blue Lobster Ends Up At Massachusetts Restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week. Blue lobsters are extremely rare, their unique colour being caused by a genetic defect....
11:51, 06/17/2019

Rare Calhanoglu goal keeps Milan in Champions League hunt "A rare Hakan Calhanoglu goal gave AC Milan a 1-0 win at mid-table Fiorentina in Serie A on Saturday to keep them in the hunt for a Champions League place."...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
19:51, 06/17/2019

House Intel Republicans offer rare praise for Schiff President Donald Trump and Republicans have harangued House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing him of lying to the country and demanding his resignation.But the senior Republican who spearheaded the call for Schiff to step down now...
12:34, 05/10/2019

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, but FDA declines to ban Recent medical studies have found that anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) which is a rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is notably higher in patients who have textured implants, compared to other types....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Gabon finds 200 missing containers of rare hardwood - prosecutor Gabon has recovered 200 containers of protected hardwood out of a larger haul that was confiscated by the authorities earlier this year and then went missing, a senior prosecutor said late on Monday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Diners mistakenly served nearly $6,000 bottle of rare French wine The mixup happened Wednesday night when a couple ordered a $300 red but was served an almost $6,000 bottle of the same vintage, the restaurant said.        ...
19:51, 05/16/2019

President Trump Will Provide a Rare Look Into His Finances With His Disclosure Report (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump’s latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business empire. The report, whi...
12:34, 05/16/2019

Coyote killed in New Jersey after injuring mom, child in ‘rare’ attack A coyote was killed by authorities in New Jersey on Thursday night after attacking a mom and her toddler at a small park, cops said. The coyote lunged at a 37-year-old woman, who was pushing her four-year-old in a stroller, in a Fairfield, N.J. park ...
04:51, 06/14/2019

FDA Says It Won't Ban Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer The Food and Drug Administration announced this week that it would not ban textured breast implants, despite reports that link them to a rare form of cancer, anaplastic large cell lymphoma, that has affected hundreds of women.Read more......
09:17, 05/04/2019

Song of rare whale 'crying for mate' recorded for the first time Marine biologists have for the first time recorded the song of the world's rarest large whale, the eastern North Pacific right whale, of which fewer than 30 individuals remain....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Why a woman started lactating from her vulva: rare case study If you ever struggled through breastfeeding, this story may put your troubles in perspective. A 29-year-old new mom from Austria was recently diagnosed with ectopic breast tissue of the vulva, meaning she had developed mammary glands in her external ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder....
05:34, 05/07/2019

Siblings with rare genetic disorder receive new kidneys on same day from same donor A pair of Texas siblings born with a rare genetic disorder got the call they needed recently when they found out a deceased donor could provide them both with life-changing kidneys....
01:17, 05/08/2019

The Annals of Quedlinburg: Rare Example of Female Scholarship in Medieval Europe Mention medieval scholarship, and the first image that most people will have would probably be that of a monk with a quill in his hand and an open book before him. The most well-known scholars of Medieval Europe were males likely to have been in one ...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, it wasn’t a sign of troops on the march. Instead, p...
17:34, 05/10/2019

The Toronto Raptors achieved a rare feat: intimidating the Warriors When Golden State go on a roll, opponents tend to panic. But Kawhi Leonard and Co kept their cool in a fevered Oracle Arena on Wednesday nightToronto outplayed Golden State on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA finals, and many would have ...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported....
18:00, 05/26/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
20:17, 06/08/2019

Kentucky toddler contracts rare disease from tick bite A toddler fell into a weeklong near-coma in Kentucky after contracting a rare disease from a tick bite, according to his family. Jackson Oblisk’s dad Brandon thought nothing of what he assumed was an innocent insect on his son’s neck in t...
23:34, 06/03/2019

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
03:00, 06/04/2019

Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
18:34, 04/28/2019

In China, Public Talk of Sex Is Rare. Could a ‘Pleasure Community’ Change That? Strangers gathered in Beijing to discuss a subject rarely addressed publicly in China: how to satisfy a woman. These workshops come at a fraught time for Chinese feminists....
03:17, 06/03/2019

Venezuela confirms major contraction in rare data release CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s government has made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinf...
07:51, 05/29/2019

California teen pleads guilty to snatching rare lemur from zoo An accused lemur schemer is coming clean. The fight for preserving endangered animals scored a major victory when a 19-year-old California man agreed to plead guilty to stealing a rare lemur from a zoo last year. Aquinas Kasbar admitted in a plea agr...
03:17, 05/22/2019

China bridles at rare meeting between Taiwan and U.S. security officials China responded angrily on Monday as Taiwan confirmed the first meeting in more than four decades between senior U.S. and Taiwanese security officials....
11:17, 05/27/2019

China's rare earths exports fall in May; shipments usually volatile Rare earth exports by China, the world's dominant producer, fell 16% in May from a month earlier amid an increased focus on the raw materials due to the Sino-U.S. trade war, although the drop was in line with usual trading....
09:17, 06/10/2019

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster CLEVELAND — They flushed a big lead early and a tiny one late. Two key members of the elite bullpen combined to give up three homers. The closer and Gold Glove-caliber shortstop committed errors in the ninth inning that forced bonus frames. Yet, Aaro...
04:51, 06/10/2019

A Rare Defensive Lapse by Gio Urshela Dooms Yankees to Defeat A tough hop in the 10th inning got past the sure-handed third baseman, and the Yankees, who had come back from a six-run deficit, lost to the Royals....
15:00, 05/27/2019

Trump views rare handwritten copy of US Declaration of Independence President Trump was shown one of two handwritten copies of the US Declaration of Independence while visiting outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday. On the second day of his three-day state trip to the UK, Trump and his wife Melania v...
15:34, 06/04/2019

Rare snowfall blankets parts of Australia for first time in years Icy conditions are sweeping across eastern Australia, bringing snow to areas as far north as subtropical Queensland in what is believed to be the heaviest snowfall in years....
12:00, 06/04/2019

China’s saber-rattling on rare-earths trade has US officials looking for options Rare earth oxides. Clockwise from top center: praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, and gadolinium. (credit: Peggy Greb, US Department of Agriculture) On Wednesday, Chinese newspapers ran commentaries warning the United States that ...
04:34, 05/31/2019

Memorial services for runner who died of rare cancer to include tribute run Gabriele Ivy Grunewald is still encouraging others to run. Memorial services for the 32-year-old elite distance runner from Minnesota who died Tuesday following a 10-year battle against a rare and aggressive salivary gland cancer will include a one-m...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Rare Israeli vultures nearly wiped out in apparent poisoning in Golan Heights Israeli authorities believe eight out of the 20 Griffon Vultures known to live in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights were poisoned after they were found dead on Friday morning....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Alligator attacks remain rare, but gator encounters are on the rise in Florida Alligators have been popping up all over Florida in recent weeks, and gator trappers are staying plenty busy.        ...
21:17, 05/28/2019

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
19:17, 06/06/2019

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

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receiv...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Goalkeeper Pulls Off The Rare Cheap Shot-Flop-Red Card Trifecta Allan McGregor, goalkeeper for Scottish Premiership club Rangers, displayed some truly astounding audacity in a match against Hibernian this weekend. Not only did he sneakily jump up and kick a Hibs player in the back in response to a minor annoyance...
18:17, 05/06/2019

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
06:17, 05/29/2019

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Rare all-white panda with red eyes caught on camera in nature reserve The rare all-white giant panda has red eyes and lacks the usual black fur, the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan said.        ...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Noble Group to take stake in Australian rare earths developer Arafura Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-tech industries and electric vehicles....
06:17, 06/20/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
23:00, 05/27/2019

‘Wild Rose’ is the rare rising-star tale that blooms without melodrama “Who’s ever heard of a country singer from Glasgow?” So says Rose-Lynn (Jessie Buckley, “Chernobyl”) of herself, despairingly, in “Wild Rose,” a unique and gritty spin on the rising-star genre. Singer/actor Buckley, a former BBC talent sh...
01:17, 06/20/2019

Occidental seen as a rare victory for hedge funds tracking corporate jets Hedge funds paying upward of $100,000 per year to track the flights of corporate jets were vindicated when Occidental Petroleum Corp announced two deals last week that matched locations the U.S. oil and gas company's private plane had recently visite...
10:34, 05/08/2019

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
11:17, 06/05/2019

Turkey Mayoral Candidates Face Off In Rare Debate Before Election Test Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test of Turkish......
08:34, 06/17/2019

Rare mistake, mediocre Tanaka puts Yankees in strange spot TORONTO — Masahiro Tanaka’s slider lacked teeth in the pivotal fifth inning. DJ LeMahieu committed a rare base-running mistake in the seventh. And the Yankees reached double digits in runners left on base. Following a day off, the Yankees looked slug...
11:51, 06/05/2019

Rare Indian Grey Wolf Killed In Bangladesh After 1st Sighting In Decades The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said Sunday....
18:34, 06/16/2019

Georgia toddler diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer now disease-free The 2-year-old Georgia girl who touched hearts worldwide when her parents shared that she had been diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is now celebrating being cancer-free....
17:00, 06/19/2019

See Michael Jackson's Son Blanket All Grown Up During Rare Appearance at Prince's Graduation As Michael Jackson would say, it's a family thing. The late singer's youngest son Blanket Jackson made a rare public appearance this weekend to celebrate his brother Prince......
14:17, 05/13/2019

North, South Korean musicians hold rare joint performance SHANGHAI — South Korean violinist Won Hyung Joon took the stage, nodded once to his North Korean soprano partner, and placed his instrument on his shoulder. With a flick of the conductor’s wrist, she began to sing, and he began to bow — the beginning...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Rare May storm targets California; ski resort staying open until August Following the announcement that Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort will stay open into August, more mountain snow is falling as a rare May storm sweeps across California....
02:00, 05/27/2019

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
17:34, 05/31/2019

China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: ruling party newspaper China's Communist Party newspaper warned the United States on Wednesday that the country was ready to use rare earths to strike back in their bitter trade war, saying in an extremely strongly worded commentary "don't say we didn't warn you"....
07:00, 05/29/2019

Toddler diagnosed with rare cancer after suspected ear infection is now disease-free A toddler whose facial nerves were damaged during surgery to remove a huge tumor which doctors first believed was an ear infection is now cancer free, just months after her parents were told she may not survive. ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Fire poppies: rare golden flowers rise from the ashes in California As the state is swept by a super bloom, these flowers are popping up – a silver lining for areas hit hard by intense firesWhen wildfires swept through southern California last year they left a trail of destruction: leveling houses, historic Hollywood...
14:09, 05/01/2019

RPT-China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on refining and powerful leverage in trade talks....
13:00, 05/30/2019

In rare release of economy data, Venezuela reports sharp GDP contraction The government of President Nicolas Maduro halted the publication of economic indicators in 2015 as the OPEC nation's socialist system began to unravel in response to the global decline in oil prices....
12:17, 05/30/2019

Colombian breeds, sells rare frogs to undercut animal traffickers CUNDINAMARCA, Colombia — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist has been fighting the illegal trade in rare tropical frogs...
19:34, 05/24/2019

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of t...
12:00, 05/22/2019

You'll never be able to drive this rare 2019 Range Rover Sport — but I did Land Rover's Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid has luxury and performance but its range may not justify the price.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist Russian police on Tuesday abruptly dropped drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who alleged he was framed for his reporting and threatened to stage a mass protest in ...
17:34, 06/11/2019

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on refining and powerful leverage in trade talks....
03:34, 05/30/2019

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
00:00, 05/22/2019

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S....
23:17, 05/21/2019

Xi Jinping Flexes China's Trade Muscle With Visit to Rare-Earths Hub By touring a region of China that calls itself a rare-earths kingdom, Chinese President Xi Jinping pinpointed a source of leverage his government has over high-technology industries critical to the U.S. economy....
17:17, 05/21/2019

12-foot monster squid attack captured in rare deep-sea video It’s not sci-fi. There really is a giant squid among us — and now there’s video proof. Though we’ve have known about its existence for some time, there had never been evidence of its existence in US waters until now, after a t...
01:00, 06/25/2019

7-year-old with rare disease needs mixed-race donor to save his life The family of a 7-year-old New York boy battling a rare disease is desperately searching for someone with the same mixed heritage to help save his life. Asaya Bullock, of Parkchester, was diagnosed at birth with IPEX syndrome, a disease that causes h...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
16:17, 06/12/2019

North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Read Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk's Rare Quotes About Their Relationship It's over for Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk, one of Hollywood's most private couples. On Thursday night, reports emerged claiming that the A Star Is Born director and the......
17:00, 06/07/2019

China Ready To Hit Back At United States With Rare Earths: Reports China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions......
12:17, 05/29/2019

India-Pakistan rivalry offers a chance to show rare unity The repercussions are globally felt -- by the billions living in the neighboring subcontinental countries and by those who have moved away, onto pastures new....
12:17, 06/13/2019

Mets waste rare Jason Vargas gem in latest loss to Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Jason Vargas was everything the Mets could have wanted Thursday night in keeping his team competitive and swallowing innings to rest a depleted bullpen. But it was the left-hander’s misfortune to face the National League’s early Cy Youn...
10:17, 05/31/2019

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
04:17, 05/31/2019

Read Rare Classic Children's Books for Free Through the Library of Congress It’s the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week and the Library of Congress is celebrating by offering a free online collection of rare children’s books that first published more than a hundred years ago....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Rare Einstein audio recording of the famed physicist talking about the A-bomb surfaces An incredibly rare audio recording of arguably the world's most famous theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, is set to go up for auction tomorrow, May 4. Perhaps even more startling are the topics on the recording – Einstein's love of music, the di...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Exploration of ‘Lost City’ in Honduras Uncovers Trove of Rare Life Forms Trond Larsen was night-searching for rare frogs and insects in the Lost City recently discovered within Honduras’ Mosquitia Rainforest when his headlamp illuminated something surprising: a curious black puma. Larsen, a researcher who led this Februar...
00:34, 06/21/2019

Russian foreign minister to hold rare talks with U.S. counterpart next week: TASS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's Children Make Rare Appearance In Election Selfie As Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections accompanied by his mother, sister and brother-in-law, one moment that stood out in the public display of familial affection was......
20:00, 04/28/2019

Son of Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel makes rare appearance at dad’s golf tourney Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel’s 4-year-old son, Silas, made a rare public appearance as his father participated in the Bass Pro Legends golf tournament in Ridgedale, Missouri....
23:00, 05/04/2019

A Black Officer, a White Woman, a Rare Murder Conviction. Is It ‘Hypocrisy,’ or Justice? Mohamed Noor this week became the first Minnesota police officer convicted of murder in an on-duty killing, prompting mixed feelings among social justice advocates....
23:34, 05/03/2019

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

Janet Jackson opens up about Michael's legacy, dad Joe and her childhood in rare interview In a rare interview, pop icon Janet Jackson is opening up about Michael, Joe and growing up a Jackson – and how that will differ for her son, Eissa.        ...
21:17, 06/23/2019

Rare giant squid spotted in Gulf of Mexico, 'amazing' video shows Researchers last week captured a huge squid in the Gulf of Mexico as part of rare footage that biologists have described as "the most amazing video you've ever seen."...
16:34, 06/23/2019

Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch smart display with Google Assistant gets a rare 60% discount Lenovo smartly decided to buy Motorola to have a foothold in the US market, but smartphones aren't the only products the Chinese company is selling in the country. The smart display market only at the beginning, but we already have a couple of major ...
22:34, 06/22/2019

Toddler born with rare birth defect has legs amputated, will be fitted with prosthetics An 18-month-old girl born with one of the rarest congenital lower-limb deformities known in the medical community has had both of her legs amputated below the knee....
21:17, 05/29/2019

Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary: Rare 'Horse and Rider' sculpture in the spotlight On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, and a sculpture based on a rare model made by the great artist and inventor is in the spotlight....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Bahrain premier calls Qatar ruler, rare contact amid dispute DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain’s long-serving prime minister has called Qatar’s emir to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan in a rare contact between Doha and the countries boycotting it. Bahrain’s state-run news...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Rare Appearance Post Poll Results Features Pet 'Pidi' Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who continues to elude leaders after his decision to step down as party president, was seen driving out of his Tughlak Lane house in Delhi, in a widely circulated picture....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Rare blue lobster heading to aquarium, spared by Massachusetts seafood restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant that found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week reportedly plans to donate the crustacean to an aquarium.  ...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, ...
22:34, 05/22/2019

EXPLAINER-China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
19:17, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
05:17, 05/25/2019

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. El...
20:51, 06/14/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
05:17, 05/25/2019

Beyoncé’s Publicist Issues Rare Statement After Fans React to That Courtside Moment After a video that some perceived showed Beyoncé being treated like a mere mortal while sitting court side at the NBA finals game went viral yesterday, her fans were abuzz. In the clip, Beyoncé and her husband Jay Z were sitting courtsi...
19:34, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China to face trial in what the last British governor said would be a "terrible blow" to the rule of law....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, and it caused benign tumors......
06:34, 06/14/2019

Miranda Lambert and Husband Brendan McLoughlin Color Coordinate On Rare Outing In NYC Even their closets are a match. Miranda Lambert and husband Brendan McLoughlin were seen outside their NYC apartment yesterday sporting similar shades of pink. While the country......
19:51, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 milli...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump Stops Tweeting Momentarily to Issue a Rare "Like" of Rihanna Quote Donald Trump took a few minutes out of his schedule of tweeting continuously this week to "like" something: A tweet about...Rihanna. The U.S. President, who last "liked"......
22:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province ...
10:17, 05/20/2019

Toronto Raptors' success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global cityWhen Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptors basketball game years ago in middle school, ...
18:34, 06/09/2019

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
08:34, 06/18/2019

| US army veteran weds girlfriend hours before dying of rare liver cancer Tristin was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer called fibrolamellar carcinoma and last month doctors told his family he had just weeks to live....
20:51, 05/09/2019

Rare May snow falls in Midwest, West as Northeast feels early heat While some regions of the United States, including the Northeast, are experiencing summer-like heat early this week, other areas in the Midwest and western U.S. are still experiencing snow....
17:34, 05/21/2019

China Grants Rare Tibet Visit To US Envoy, Asks For "Unbiased Judgement" China, which granted a rare permit for US Ambassador Terry Branstad to visit Tibet, on Monday hoped that the American envoy would make an "unbiased judgement" about the conditions in the Himalayan......
20:51, 05/20/2019

Minor league team complete rare four-HR, cycle feat achieved only once in MLB history The Class AA Reno Aces had players who hit four home runs (Yasmany Tomas) and the cycle (Matt Szczur) in one game, something done once in MLB history.        ...
18:34, 05/21/2019

For Father’s Day, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Shared a Rare Glimpse of Baby Archie We still don’t know if he’s ginger-haired like his father, but royal-watchers were treated to a peek at six-week-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor on Sunday, as Prince Harry celebrated his first Father’s Day with a sweet father-son picture post...
20:51, 06/17/2019

Rare Roman Coin Found in a Field in England Sells for $700,000, Smashing New Records A rare 1700-year-old coin depicting Roman ruler Allectus found by an amateur metal detectorist in a field in Kent, England, has been sold for a staggering price in the UK.  ...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Mom says pregnancy saved life after emergency appendix surgery revealed rare cancer A 34-year-old mother of two who underwent surgery for suspected appendicitis says that if it wasn’t for her growing fetus, she would have never known a rare cancer was causing her pain....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the US from Mexico. But it’s unc...
05:17, 06/05/2019

U.S. Ambassador Urges China to Meet With Dalai Lama in Rare Visit to Tibet (BEIJING) — The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week, the U.S. Embassy said Saturday. Terry Bransta...
15:51, 05/25/2019

Miranda Lambert Shares Rare Photo of Husband Brendan McLoughlin With His Puppy Pals Miranda Lambert took to Instagram on Thursday to share a rare photo of her husband Brendan McLoughlin cuddling with some puppy pals. The snapshot was featured in a series of black and......
18:00, 05/24/2019