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From the highest slide to the narrowest street: the record-breaking cities quiz

Which city is the most Instagrammed? Where’s the most expensive place to buy trainers? And where’s the smallest park?Which city has the tallest city hall?Hong KongTokyo DubaiShanghaiWhich city is home...

From the highest slide to the narrowest street: the record-breaking cities quiz

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Wall Street tumbles as Facebook, Alphabet extend slide U.S. stocks went back into the red on Monday after regulatory fears sent shares of internet giants Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com sharply lower, particularly weighing down on the tech-laden Nasdaq....
2019-06-03, 20:26

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
2019-05-22, 13:39

Wall Street tumbles as yuan slide intensifies trade worries Wall Street's main indexes fell sharply on Monday, led by technology companies, as China's willingness to let the yuan slide in response to the latest U.S. tariff threat fanned fears that it could further aggravate an ongoing trade war....
2019-08-05, 17:00

S&P 500 rises, set to snap 4-day slide as Wall Street awaits Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit The S&P 500 rose on Thursday, on pace to snap a four-day losing streak, as investors await trade clues from an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Wall Street slips at open as yuan slide deepens trade fears U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, extending a sell-off from last week, weighed down by a drop in technology shares and as China's yuan hit its lowest in more than a decade on escalating U.S.-China trade concerns....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Slide Into Summer With This Massive, Dual Racer Slip and Slide Hurling yourself onto a slip and slide was one of the best parts of summer when you were a kid. Slip and slides don’t need to live in the past, though. You can get a TEAM MAGNUS XXL Slip and Slide for $64. It is 31-feet-long, so you and all of your grown friends can still enjoy it. If you’ve ever pl...
2019-05-29, 23:13

Why Cities Look the Way They Do by Richard J Williams review – are global cities best? Beyond Venice’s splendours and the skyscrapers of Manhattan ... cities in the future should aim to be more distinctive and less spectacularRichard J Williams begins his study in what was once one of the greatest trading cities on earth: Venice. He feels that, as someone who knows art history, he sho...
2019-06-08, 13:39

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
2019-07-16, 22:26

New AI Searches Google Street View For Street Signs That Need Repairs Take a moment to think about all the street signs that blur past as you’re driving. Stop signs, speed limits, and traffic warnings all add up to a massive amount of infrastructure for a city that’s challenging and costly to maintain. But piggybacking on Google’s hard work, scientists have found a cl...
2019-06-19, 18:52

Bond Fight Pits Main Street Against Wall Street A rebellion is brewing in the $9 trillion corporate-bond market, as an unlikely alliance of municipal treasurers, algorithmic-trading specialists and individual investors fight a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal they say would unfairly benefit firms that have long dominated the bond world...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Find Out If You're Rich With This Quiz What does “being rich” mean to you? (In the financial sense, not the “rich with love” sense.) The New York Times has developed a quiz to help you determine whether your own definition of wealth means that you’re rich—and the results, as they say, may surprise you....
2019-08-01, 21:39

Which rapper took her name from a brand of rum? The Weekend quiz From Les Battersby to Port Moresby, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Marie Tussaud’s “Separate Room”, which opened in 1802, became better known as what?2 In New Mexico, what is the Very Large Array?3 What is the UK’s largest land mammal?4 James Holzhauer won $2.4m on which quiz show?5 What...
2019-08-10, 12:26

Total Recall: The CNN news quiz Hitmen targeted a former Boston Red Sox slugger, a country banned single-use plastics and massive protests erupted against a proposed extradition law. What do you remember from the week that was?...
2019-06-14, 09:52

Where are the hammer, anvil and stirrup? The Weekend quiz From snooker to snow, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What originated in the 1989 document Information Management: A Proposal?2 What form of slang was named from “to talk” in Italian?3 Which snooker player has made more than 1,000 century breaks?4 What African river has Black, White and R...
2019-06-01, 10:39

Bee-hold! Test your honeybee knowledge with this quiz. August 17 is National Honey Bee Day! These insects have a fascinating process when it comes to making that sweet, sticky substance. Get buzzing with this quiz....
2019-08-17, 15:13

Denis Thatcher was the last commoner to get what? The Weekend quiz From Smokey Bear to the Sunshine Girls, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Where does the Pont Saint-Bénézet fail to span the Rhône?2 Denis Thatcher was the last commoner to get what?3 Smokey Bear is the mascot of which agency?4 Which female philosopher was killed by a Christian mob in 415 A...
2019-08-17, 10:13

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
2019-06-17, 00:26

AMC and ITV's 3-part Quiz to explore infamous Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? scandal And now for something completely British: AMC and ITV have ordered a three-part, Michael Sheen-starring drama from the producers of The Crown that will be directed by Stephen Frears, who also helmed A Very English Scandal. Called Quiz, it explores another very English scandal in its story of Charles...
2019-08-16, 20:52

A dialect quiz shows we still cling to our regional identities The New York Times' online quiz can pinpoint where in the UK or Ireland you grew up by the words you use and how you say them. We asked a linguist to explain why dialects persist...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Pre-season quiz: Lonergan? Spong? Who have these players turned out for? Can you name the club from the players who have made a rare appearance in a pre-season match? Andy LonerganManchester UnitedLiverpoolManchester CityEvertonDujon SterlingManchester CityLiverpoolArsenalChelseaTyreece John-JulesChelseaTottenham HotspurManchester UnitedArsenalTakefusa KuboBarcelonaTotte...
2019-07-22, 15:39

What links Diggers, Ranters and Muggletonians? The Weekend quiz From Edward Hopper to Highland, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who denied his divinity on 1 January 1946?2 Originally, who would have received an “accolade”?3 Used in sport, what is an Acme Thunderer?4 Which novelist was an eminent lepidopterist?5 Most Trojan asteroids share which planet...
2019-06-08, 08:39

I Made a Quiz to See if You Know the Literal Meaning of Carmaker's Names We use words all the time—hell, I’m even using some right now, as I’m typing this! That’s why it’s sometimes alarming to realize that, hey, I don’t actually always know the full, literal meaning of every word I use, especially when it comes to proper names. For me, proper names are usually automaker...
2019-06-28, 18:52

What links prayers at 6am with 0 degrees longitude? The Weekend quiz From a rainbow to a bank robber, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Nazi leader died in Paddington in 1981?2 What are produced at La Masia and La Fábrica?3 In publishing, what does ISBN stand for?4 Adopted in 1625, what symbol is the Dannebrog?5 Gabriele Münter was a founder member of ...
2019-07-20, 09:00

What links a Beetle, a Darracq and a Fury? The Weekend quiz From the fastest shark to the Long Count calendar, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What was photographed, for the first time, in M87?2 Who “always hated me. For what, I don’t know”?3 The Sycamore Gap tree stands in a dip in what landmark? 4 Jacline Mouraud is credited as a founder of whic...
2019-05-25, 09:52

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim Rogers at E3, check out this handy YouTube playl...
2019-06-20, 00:52

Which philosopher’s sister founded an Aryan colony? The Weekend quiz From the Coppergate Dig to the Bristol Beaufighter, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Roman defeats at Asculum and Heraclea gave rise to what expression?2 Which rodent was “excessively impertinent in his manners”?3 Which museum is built on the site of the Coppergate dig?4 Which philosopher’...
2019-06-22, 09:39

What links the Penguin Cafe with Yellow Magic? The Weekend quiz From the Hays Code to Torque, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who burst open in the field he’d just bought?2 What was regulated by the Hays Code?3 What reddish-brown colour is the French word for flea?4 Which decisive 1746 battle lasted only 40 minutes?5 What mammal is nicknamed the “unic...
2019-06-15, 14:00

What links Hoover, Landon, Willkie and Dewey? The Weekend quiz From Dorothy Parker to Lady Gaga, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who burned a million pounds on the island of Jura?2 Which countries signed the Anti-Comintern Pact in 1936?3 Who “make me sick… make me tired” in a Dorothy Parker poem?4 What cattle disease was declared eradicated in 2011?5...
2019-07-06, 14:39

What links Tulip, Carnation, Bulldozer and Jeans? The Weekend quiz From Coronation Street to Shakespeare, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The British Guiana 1c Magenta is the world’s most valuable what?2 Which literary dame appeared in Coronation Street in 1961?3 Which shy mammals might gather in a cete?4 The Diadochi fought for control over whose empire...
2019-07-13, 12:52

What links Conrad Black and Patty Hearst? The Weekend quiz From a meat dress to yellowcake, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Which Beatles song was inspired by a headline in American Rifleman, the NRA magazine?2 Priceless Blake won what derby in June?3 What is the highest point in England outside the Lake District?4 Who proclaimed the “end of hist...
2019-08-03, 09:13

Chandrayaan 2 Quiz Winners To Watch Moon Landing Live With PM Modi The government has announced a quiz on space technology, whose winners will get a chance to watch live with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission spacecraft make a soft landing......
2019-08-04, 06:13

Conan attempts a Comic-Con coup by taking Mark Hamill's geek god quiz Just a heads up that you can probably skip the first two minutes of the following Conan clip from Conan O’Brien’s week-long Comic-Con residency. That’s the length of time it takes for Conan to set up a bit about him getting cocky about being the king of the nerds at the annual gathering of enthusias...
2019-07-20, 13:26

Which novelist gave a eulogy at Benny Hill’s memorial service? The Weekend quiz From Mumblecore to The Quatermass Experiment, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What “extinct” fish was caught off South Africa in 1938?2 Who is the “first selfie-made billionaire”?3 What comprised John Knox’s “monstrous regiment”?4 What marker days fell in the middle of a Roman month?5 Whi...
2019-06-29, 10:26

Alexa Chung Fetes Barbour Collab With “Simply The Fest” Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw with props for the rounds...
2019-06-21, 12:39

Sports quiz of the week: Premier League, Eden Hazard and sore feet Who hit two hat-tricks? Who slipped? Who threw a tantrum?Argentina's women’s basketball team were penalised with a 20-0 defeat in their match against Colombia at the Pan American Games this week even though they did not even make it on to the court. What happened?They were caught trying to sneak a m...
2019-08-09, 14:52

WATCH: Sean Hannity answers audience questions on 'Fox & Friends,' plays Fox Nation's 'Quiz Show' Sean Hannity was a special guest on "Fox & Friends" Thursday, weighing in on President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political rivals, taking questions from the live studio audience and playing the Fox Nation "Quiz Show."...
2019-06-13, 16:39

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Football quiz: the many managers of Chelsea Football Club Who won the World Cup? Who played a final? Who liked eggs?How many Italians have managed Chelsea since they last had a (permanent) English manager?TwoFourSixEightChelsea have played in the top flight since 1989. Which manager earned them promotion that year, winning the Division Two title with a hug...
2019-06-19, 15:13

How to Use a Slide Rule I’ve always felt a little left out of the traditional nerd stereotypes. I don’t wear glasses, my lady clothes have no real pockets so I can’t use a pocket protector, and I was born well after the reign of the slide rule. But in the spirit of Analog Week, I’m trying to learn....
2019-06-15, 03:13

Avoiding “summer slide” (NBC News)  Studies have found students can lose more than a month of academic learning over the summer break.  It’s a “brain drain” parents can minimize by taking advantage of free educational activities. “Microsoft and Apple have programs so people can go and take classes o...
2019-05-31, 23:00

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide Further A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
2019-08-12, 22:26

Nigerian scammers slide into DMs, so Ars trolls them Enlarge / The heartbreak of being blocked by a romance scammer. The joy of burning an account used in a criminal operation. I've got a history with Internet scammers. I've spent hours on the phone with tech support scammers, and I've hunted down bot networks spreading fake news. But for some reas...
2019-07-19, 02:13

Rodgers to Ravens' Jackson: 'Slide a little bit' As they met after Thursday's Packers-Ravens preseason game, Aaron Rodgers had a piece of advice for fellow quarterback Lamar Jackson: Try to slide more....
2019-08-16, 17:13

PRECIOUS-Gold firms below $1,500 after slide Gold prices held steady on Tuesday after posting their biggest daily decline in a month in the previous session, plummeting below a key psychological level of $1,500 an ounce....
2019-08-20, 07:26

U.S. Treasurys Slide After Powell Remarks U.S. government-bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”...
2019-06-04, 20:39

U.S. Government Bond Yields Slide A rally in U.S. government bonds resumed, pushing yields back to multiyear lows, as global political uncertainty further stoked investors’ economic anxieties....
2019-08-13, 16:26

NBA Draft: Oregon's Bol Bol's slide ends after being picked No. 44 overall Oregon star center Bol Bol, a projected early pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, slid to the draft's second round before the Miami Heat selected him with the No. 44 pick....
2019-06-21, 20:52

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
2019-06-03, 18:52

Federer is on the slide with every reason to believe he can dethrone Nadal "Renaissance man Roger Federer is physically and mentally sharp enough to finally record a win over Rafael Nadal at the French Open, writes Desmond Kane."...
2019-06-05, 03:39

Global Oil Prices Slide Into Bear Market Brent crude has fallen more than 20% from an April high amid fresh concerns that the U.S.-China trade war will hurt the global economy and curb fuel consumption....
2019-08-06, 22:13

Mortgage rates level off after six-week slide According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average was unchanged at 3.82 percent with an average 0.6 point....
2019-06-13, 17:52

PSA Sales Slide On Emerging-Market Setbacks French carmaker PSA Group's vehicle sales fell 12.8% in the first half as emerging markets weighed on its overseas business, challenging the trajectory of the Peugeot manufacturer's recovery....
2019-07-15, 18:13

Oil's Slide Highlights Global-Growth Fears Oil prices have remained soft this month despite rising geopolitical tensions and threats of supply disruptions, the latest sign that investors fear trade friction will hit global growth and sap demand for crude....
2019-06-17, 03:39

Rockies end 12-game slide to LA, beat Dodgers 13-9 DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and David Dahl each homered in an eight-run fifth inning, Nolan Arenado had four hits including a home run and the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 13-9 on Friday night, snapping a 12-game losing streak to the Dodgers. The Rockies withstood a three-run homer b...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Stocks around the world slide as trade war worsens U.S. stocks nosedived in early trading as China’s currency fell sharply and stoked fears that the trade war between the U.S. and China will again escalate...
2019-08-05, 19:00

Oil's Slide Deepens on Mounting Demand Worries A rout in oil prices deepened after government data showed an unexpected increase in stockpiles, triggering fresh worries that demand for fuel is weakening alongside the U.S. economy....
2019-08-08, 10:13

Bol Bol’s incredible suit can’t save him from sad NBA draft slide Bol Bol took a risk. It took a while for a team willing to do the same. While Bol drew focus early in the NBA draft for sporting a suit with a giant spiderweb emblazoned on it, the 7-foot-2 center became the most compelling prospect of the post-lottery picks, seemingly waiting forever in the green.....
2019-06-21, 07:26

Domino's shares slide as same-store sales disappoint Domino's Pizza Inc reported its slowest U.S. same-store sales growth in at least three years in the second quarter, driving shares lower and raising doubts about its strategy for fighting off competition from delivery apps....
2019-07-16, 17:26

Rupee Extends Slide Against Dollar, Slumps 3% In Five Sessions The rupee extended its slide against the dollar on Wednesday and has slumped 3.05 per cent or 210 paise in the last five trading sessions. The home unit declined by 8 paise in today's trade to close......
2019-08-07, 16:39

In Silver's Slide, Another Sign of Global-Growth Worries The price of silver has fallen to its lowest level relative to gold in more than 26 years, a sign of slowing global growth to analysts who use the relationship between the two metals to gauge momentum in the global economy....
2019-06-03, 01:52

How New York libraries will help kids combat ‘the summer slide’ Summer vacation might be glorious with its promise of beach time, sun and sprinklers, but for many children, it can be a time when school-year learning is lost. Studies differ, but on average, kids can lose up to two months of learning; the impact is far greater for disadvantaged kids. “By fifth gra...
2019-06-29, 23:52

Yen up, stocks slide on China's counter-threat to Trump A measure of stocks across the globe was on track to post its largest weekly loss of the year on Friday while yields in U.S. and German debt were near multi-year lows, after China vowed to retaliate against a possible new round of U.S. tariffs....
2019-08-02, 22:26

Aaron Rodgers’ advice to Lamar Jackson: ‘Slide a little bit’ Aaron Rodgers liked what he saw out of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during their preseason game Thursday, although the two-time NFL Most Valuable Player was quick to offer a bit of advice to the promising star. Jackson had an electric 18-yard touchdown run negated by penalty in the Rav...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Deutsche Bank shares slide again on doubts about turnaround Deutsche Bank shares extended losses on Tuesday on investor doubts that the new chief executive can revive the lender by shrinking the investment bank and returning to its roots as banker to corporate Germany....
2019-07-09, 14:39

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the outlook for global demand....
2019-05-31, 13:39

Spies try to slide into your encrypted DMs, Apple and Google are not impressed GCHQ. Behind this abbreviation for Government Communications Headquarters are the spy agencies of the United Kingdom, just like the NSA is an umbrella for other three-letter organizations that are tasked with keeping our country safe from adversaries foreign and domestic.These, apparently, include c...
2019-05-30, 17:52

Bol Bol’s slide could result in an NBA draft heist for Denver Nuggets Bol, the son of former 7-foot-7 NBA center Manute Bol, produced 21.0 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.7 blocks per contest in 2018-19 for the Ducks before a stress fracture in his left foot limited him to just nine games....
2019-06-21, 17:13

Did Stonehenge builders use pig grease to help slide megaliths into place? Enlarge / Feasts at nearby Durrington Walls drew attendees from all over Britain. (credit: Stefan Kühn / Wikimedia) For several centuries, modern people have been trying to figure out how prehistoric farmers in southern Britain moved multi-ton blocks of stone into a pair of concentric circles at S...
2019-08-05, 20:39

PaMu’s Slide wireless earphones (mostly) live up to the hype I don’t know about you, but I’ve been bombarded by ads and social media posts about the PaMu Slide wireless earphones crowdfunding campaign over the past month. It’s raised 260x its funding target, and has a bunch of NBA players endorsing it – so it must be great, right? Those are the sort of things...
2019-08-16, 17:13

Uber CEO’s assurances fail to stop stock slide Wall Street hit the brakes on Uber Friday — despite vows from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi that its record $5 billion loss, reported late Thursday, will never happen again. After dropping more than 6% in late trading Thursday, Uber’s stock went on a daylong slide Friday that saw it close down 6...
2019-08-11, 08:39

Maruti Suzuki Shares Slide Below Rs 6,000 For First Time In Over 2 Years Total production - including passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles - stood at 111,917 vehicles in June 2019, down 15.61 per cent on a year-on-year basis....
2019-07-08, 18:26

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
2019-08-14, 19:39

Deutsche Bank shares slide again on skepticism about turnaround Deutsche Bank shares extended losses on Tuesday on investor doubts that the new chief executive can revive the lender by shrinking the investment bank and returning to its roots as banker to corporate Germany....
2019-07-09, 12:52

Woman Rescued After Mountaintop Slide Collapses Home WBON-TV POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (WBON-TV/LEX 18)– An elderly woman has been found alive after her home collapsed Monday morning.  According to WBON-TV, a mountaintop reportedly slid and collapsed onto her Northbend Road home. The woman was found alive, and after hours of crews digging by hand, ...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Slide Temporarily Closes KY 1274 In Menifee County FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — A rockfall has temporarily closed KY 1274 in Menifee County about a mile and a half from the Rowan County line. Kentucky Department of Highways crews are working to remove the debris. The road is expected to reopen once debris has been cleared, likely later today or toni...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Dow set to fall 100 points at the open as tech shares slide U.S. stock futures fell on Monday as losses in Apple shares pressured the broader tech sector while investors braced for key testimony from the top Federal Reserve official later this week....
2019-07-08, 15:26

Aston Martin shares slide further after 2019 loss posted Aston Martin DBX Share price slid to new record low today, despite company boss Andy Palmer insisting firm's ambitious growth plans is on-track Aston Martin's share price has taken another hit after the firm announced a pre-tax loss of £78.8 million in the first half of this year. The price is no...
2019-07-31, 23:13

Wall St. flat as railroads slide after CSX signals trade impact U.S. stocks treaded water on Wednesday as trade-related weakness hurt CSX Corp's profit, leading to a decline in railroad stocks and offsetting gains in shares of Abbott and Qualcomm....
2019-07-17, 17:52

UPDATE 1-Domino's shares slide as same-store sales disappoint Domino's Pizza Inc reported its slowest U.S. same-store sales growth in at least three years in the second quarter, driving shares lower and raising doubts about its strategy for fighting off competition from delivery apps....
2019-07-16, 17:13

Asia stocks take heart as Beijing limits yuan slide Asian shares were trying to rally on Thursday after Beijing limited the fall in its yuan and provided temporary relief from fears of a global currency war, though worries about recession still lurked in the background....
2019-08-08, 05:26

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
2019-06-12, 14:26

Stocks Slide as Falling Bond Yields Spook Markets Stocks dropped sharply after government-bond yields tumbled around the world, a flight to safety prompted by investors’ fears about growth and the U.S.-China trade and currency battle....
2019-08-07, 17:00

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. The golf-green keeper was in intensive care last ni...
2019-07-17, 04:52

US STOCKS-Futures slide as Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Friday, as investors feared that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could risk pushing the world's largest economy into a recession....
2019-05-31, 15:00

ProSieben Q2 revenues ahead 4% as growth areas offset TV ad slide German broadcaster ProSiebenSat 1 Media reported a 4% rise in second-quarter revenue as growth at its content and e-commerce divisions offset a slide in advertising at its core TV franchise....
2019-08-07, 08:00

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after Q2 profit slide Autoliv said it was stepping up actions to curb costs, which included plans to cut about 5 percent of its workforce and implement a sharper purchasing process. During the quarter, it cut 1,200 jobs....
2019-07-19, 17:00

House prices on slide longer than after 2008 financial crash London house prices have been on the slide longer than during the slump that followed the financial crisis, after a 16th consecutive month of falls was revealed today....
2019-08-14, 14:39

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa keeps a lid on Latam shares; Currencies slide Latin American shares were subdued on Friday as losses in Brazil's Bovespa eclipsed gains made by other indices, while currencies in the region were mostly lower against a firm dollar. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks was flat but on track to snap a three-week losing streak. Emerging ma...
2019-07-19, 19:00

Global stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
2019-07-09, 04:13

Ohio woman, 94, goes down giant slip n' slide on inflatable duck A senior living home in Ohio shared a video this month of one of its 94-year-old residents on a giant slip n’ slide that they say was her own creation. ...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Faurecia will stick by 2019 goals despite China slide, report says Faurecia, which is 46.3 percent owned by PSA Group, has pledged to increase operating profit this year while delivering an operating margin of at least 7 percent....
2019-07-11, 21:52

Miley Cyrus' "Slide Away" and More Breakup Songs to Play on Repeat Miley Cyrus' new song came in like a wrecking ball. The 26-year-old singer dropped her track "Slide Away" on Friday. The song came less than a week after fans learned about......
2019-08-17, 03:13

Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide Extremely fun one-and-done Oregon prospect Bol Bol showed up to Thursday night’s NBA draft decked out in a black suit featuring a garish sequined spider web on the left shoulder, smiling and optimistic and looking forward to being drafted somewhere in the lottery. His night ended with him gloomily t...
2019-06-21, 06:39

Man breaks into Phoenix airport, activates plane’s emergency slide A man entered a restricted area at an Arizona airport on Tuesday and activated an emergency slide on a plane, a report said. Zackaria Mudasir, 39, allegedly walked into the secure area of Terminal 2 at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix at about 2:15 a.m., a local ABC affiliate reported. He...
2019-08-14, 03:13

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Stosur prepared for qualifying battles to stop rankings slide Former U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur says she is prepared to slog through qualifying draws to restore her ranking having slipped outside the world's top 100 for only the second time in 11 years....
2019-06-20, 07:39

TREASURIES-U.S. prices slide, dip likely short-lived on trade fears U.S. Treasury prices fell on Friday as investors booked profits from the previous day's steep rally, although the decline was seen as a blip as the festering U.S.-China trade conflict could fuel furthe...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Apple shares slide as HSBC cuts price target Apple shares were down 3% in early deals Monday after HSBC cut the tech giant's price target over fears of its exposure to the trade war between the U.S. and China....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Saudi Aramco to buy Reliance stake, reports 12% earnings slide Saudi Aramco reported a 12% fall in half-year net profit on Monday, yet remained the world's most profitable company, while India's Reliance Industries said Aramco is looking to buy into its refining and petrochemicals business....
2019-08-12, 12:13

94-year-old woman goes down giant slip n’ slide on inflatable duck A 94-year-old woman is living her best life after a video of her going down a giant slip n’ slide goes viral. The Oaks at NorthPointe, a senior living home in Ohio posted a Facebook video earlier this month showing one of its residents, Millie, on an inflatable rubber duck going down a giant tarp......
2019-06-28, 09:39

New in England’s Medieval Cathedrals: Mini Golf and a Giant Slide Visitors to some of Britain’s most venerable and imposing religious buildings this summer may find carnival attractions, a lunar landscape or a lifelike model of Earth....
2019-08-13, 20:39

Japan exports slide for eight month on weak global demand Japan's exports slipped for an eight month in July, while manufacturers' confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as slowing global growth and the prolonged Sino-U.S trade war took a toll on the world's third-biggest economy....
2019-08-19, 04:00

UPDATE 2-Downbeat Swedish earnings, oil slide hurt European shares European stock markets lost ground on Wednesday after three straight days of gains, with Swedish share prices hit by a slew of poor quarterly results and oil majors across the region reeling from this week's slide in oil prices....
2019-07-17, 20:26

UPDATE 1-Canada Goose revenue misses estimates; shares slide Canada Goose Holdings Inc posted its slowest revenue growth in eight quarters that also missed estimates, sending shares of the luxury coat maker down more than 10 percent before the bell....
2019-05-29, 15:00

Stocks Slide as Bond Market Signals Rising Concern About Growth Yields on United States government bonds fell, signaling downgraded expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
2019-08-14, 17:52

Global stocks slide as U.S.-China trade war takes toll on earnings Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets....
2019-07-18, 12:26

Stock Markets Slide as Bonds Signal Rising Concern About Growth Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
2019-08-14, 20:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July. U.S. equities resumed...
2019-07-09, 03:52

RPT-China's yuan hits new lows, PBOC seeks to stem slide China's tumbling yuan found a floor on Tuesday morning after a firmer than expected central bank fixing and a planned bond sale in the offshore market suggested authorities wanted to contain the currency's recent slide to new lows....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Wall St. sinks as yuan slide inflames U.S.-China trade dispute Wall Street slumped on Monday and futures pointed to more losses to come after a fall in China's yuan currency and U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods sparked an escalation of the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-06, 07:26

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
2019-07-05, 16:52

God Save the Cathedral? In England, Some Offer Mini Golf or Giant Slide Visitors to some of Britain’s most venerable and imposing religious buildings this summer may find carnival attractions, a lunar landscape or a lifelike model of Earth....
2019-08-14, 00:39

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
2019-06-14, 11:13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX lower as slide in Turquoise Hill dents materials Canada's main stock index edged lower on Tuesday, as a steep fall in the shares of miner Turquoise Hill Resources and lower gold prices pressured the materials sector....
2019-07-16, 17:13

Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after quarterly profit slide Sweden's Autoliv cut its 2019 organic sales growth outlook on Friday, as the car safety equipment maker became the latest casualty of a deteriorating auto industry to report a quarterly earnings miss....
2019-07-19, 13:26

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved in the past week....
2019-06-04, 15:52

Rupee Extends Slide Against Dollar, Hits Fresh 6-Month Low: 10 Points The rupee depreciated for second day in a row and fell 28 paise to close at a new six-month low against the US dollar. In the intraday trade rupee fell to a day's low of 71.80 before settling at 71.71......
2019-08-20, 22:00

UPDATE 1-Swiss telecoms takeover target UPC slows revenue slide UPC, the Swiss arm of telecoms company Liberty Global and target of a 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.5 billion) takeover bid by Sunrise Communications, reported a narrower 3.6% fall in second-quarter revenue on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 14:39

Giants' Kevin Pillar Successfully Steals Second With The World's Most Powerful Slide In the bottom of the seventh, Brewers pitcher Alex Claudio attempted to pick off Giants center fielder Kevin Pillar at first. As Claudio turned to make the throw, Pillar took off for second. Thanks to a lack of urgency from Milwaukee’s Jesus Aguilar, Pillar was able to beat the follow-up throw and s...
2019-06-15, 22:26

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list of companies to sever ties with Huawei by announcing that it will stop supplying some components to the Chinese technology conglomerate after a US ban...
2019-05-23, 08:52

Stocks, commodities slide as Trump's trade threats fan recession worries U.S. stock futures and commodity prices slipped while bonds rallied on Monday on worries an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade tussle and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
2019-06-03, 09:39

See the 22 highest-quality vehicles of 2019 J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

EU election: Turnout highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
2019-05-27, 09:00

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Americans died by suicide, according to a new analysi...
2019-06-20, 12:39

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
2019-06-20, 07:00

US tech stocks slide as Google, Facebook and Apple fear antitrust investigations US government reportedly considering separate investigations into whether tech giants are engaged in anti-competitive practicesUS tech stocks were dragged down Monday on fears that a US justice department antitrust investigation into Google parent Alphabet could signal additional regulatory scrutiny...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Stocks slide after strong jobs report diminishes hopes for Fed rate cut this month Mark Lennihan/AP Stocks fell on Friday after the strong jobs report lowered expectations for an interest-rate cut from the Federal Reserve this month. The S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite had rallied to all-time highs on Wednesday. The financials sector of the S&P 500 w...
2019-07-05, 23:52

Surprise! Miley Cyrus Drops New Song "Slide Away" After Liam Hemsworth Split In addition to some fun activities overseas, Miley Cyrus has been concentrating on work amid her breakup from husband Liam Hemsworth. The 26-year-old pop star released a new song called......
2019-08-16, 16:26

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings Shares of Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and other major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump's speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05, 21:00

Global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark government debt yields down....
2019-05-24, 06:52

US STOCKS-Futures slide as rising trade tensions fuel slowdown worries U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, as growing trade tensions between the United States and China fanned worries about a global economic slowdown, keeping investors away from risky assets....
2019-05-29, 13:26

Man arrested, accused of trespassing at Phoenix airport, triggering plane emergency slide Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir has been arrested at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport. Police say he was seen entering a secure area around 2:15 a.m. Tuesday.       ...
2019-08-14, 01:39

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran. Pointing to this week’s attacks on tankers in th...
2019-06-15, 16:26

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, FX slide as U.S-China trade worries ratchet up Latin American stocks and currencies slumped on Thursday, in line with a global downturn in sentiment on fears that the U.S-China trade war was escalating into a tech-focused cold war and stemming growth prospects. MSCI's index of Latin American shares slipped 1.2% at 1943 GMT after three straig...
2019-05-24, 01:01

UPDATE 1-Autoliv slashes full-year outlook after quarterly profit slide Sweden's Autoliv cut its 2019 sales growth outlook on Friday, as the car safety equipment maker became the latest casualty of a deteriorating auto industry to report weaker than expected quarterly earnings....
2019-07-19, 13:26

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s highest court authorized same-sex marriage Wednesday in a landmark case seeking to expand LGBT rights in the small South American nation. The decision by the Constitutional Court came after a lengthy legal battle waged by several couples and gay rights advocates...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's highest court In a landmark ruling, Ecuador has become the latest Latin American state to approve same-sex marriage. Constitutional Court rulings are "binding and mandatory" on Ecuadorean authorities....
2019-06-13, 07:39

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
2019-06-12, 15:00

These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.       ...
2019-06-20, 20:13

UN: Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017 KABUL, Afghanistan — July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday. Its preliminary findings indicate more than 1,500 civilians were killed or wounded, mainly due to a spike in casualties from insurgent attacks. It did ...
2019-08-03, 11:26

Ed Sheeran now has the highest grossing tour of all time LOS ANGELES — Ed Sheeran’s Divide Tour is one for the record books. Pollstar confirms the 28-year-old British singer‘s tour will set the all-time highest-grossing tour record with Friday’s show in Hannover, Germany. Pollstar forecasts the total gross to this point of $736.7 million...
2019-08-03, 09:52

Which states have the highest and lowest property taxes? How much you pay in property taxes often comes down to which side of a line you’re on. It’s also another factor to consider while you house hunt.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
2019-08-08, 01:52

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the country....
2019-06-06, 02:13

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
2019-05-27, 00:00

Only scenario where Yankees would blow by highest luxury tax The looming luxury tax won’t hold the Yankees back. Hal Steinbrenner said Wednesday morning he would be willing to surpass the highest luxury tax threshold ($246 million) if it meant making a move that would put the Yankees “over the top” in pursuit of a championship. “If I really felt we needed tha...
2019-06-19, 18:13

4 Earthquakes Hit Arunachal In 24 Hours, Highest Among Them 5.5 Magnitude Four earthquakes of 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 magnitudes hit Arunachal Pradesh one after another on Friday and the early hours this morning, the Meteorological Department said....
2019-07-20, 05:13

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said http://bit.ly/2Wc5UEd on Thursday....
2019-05-31, 01:39

Ed Sheeran now has the highest-grossing tour of all time LOS ANGELES — Ed Sheeran’s Divide Tour is one for the record books. Pollstar confirms the 28-year-old British singer‘s tour will set the all-time highest-grossing tour record with Friday’s show in Hannover, Germany. Pollstar forecasts the total gross to this point of $736.7 million...
2019-08-05, 16:39

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce on the issue concluded....
2019-07-18, 21:52

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
2019-05-31, 09:39

JD Power says these 22 vehicles are the highest quality in their segments J.D. Power released its 2019 Initial Quality Study, showing how new vehicles are faring once they're out in the real world.       ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

CBOE Holdings May Volume is Highest for 2013 CHICAGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that May trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) totaled 107.14 million contracts,...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert – business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warningUK yield curve has also inverted – a worrying signAnalyst: Why yield curve inversion could herald...
2019-08-14, 16:00

Markets slide as Germany faces recession, and US and UK yield curves invert - business live Investors are alarmed to see longer-dated UK and US bonds trading at lower interest rates than shorter alternatives, a possible sign of recessionLatest: US yield curve inverts in ‘flashing light’ warningUK yield curve has also inverted - a worrying signAnalyst: Why yield curve inversion could herald...
2019-08-14, 15:39

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
2019-06-03, 23:52

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
2019-06-19, 15:13

Hong Kong Interbank Rates Hit Highest Since 2008 The rates at which Hong Kong’s banks lend to one another surged to levels last seen during the global financial crisis, but economists said seasonal swings in cash demands likely played a bigger role in the move than political unrest in the city....
2019-06-13, 11:26

Man Utd to make David De Gea highest-paid goalkeeper in the world Manchester United are set to make David De Gea the highest-paid goalkeeper in the world after a breakthrough in talks to hand the Spaniard a new deal....
2019-07-16, 12:26

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
2019-06-13, 17:52

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of breast cancer. Researchers from Georgia State University looked at all breast cancer cases in the U.S. between 2010 and 2014. They found minority women es...
2019-07-09, 17:26

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost three times the rate of the United Kingdom as a whole....
2019-07-16, 19:13

Men’s field open in race up Northeast’s highest peak PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — An annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast United States is taking place without last year’s winning runner. Last year, 24-year-old Cesare Maestri, of Italy, became the first European to win the 7.6-mile (12-kilometer) all-uphill race to the 6,288-foot (1,91...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Greek unemployment, highest in EU, dips in early 2019 Greek national statistics show that unemployment, long the highest in the European Union, fell in the first quarter when compared to last year, but still afflicts around one in five Greeks....
2019-06-13, 16:00

'Avengers: Endgame' to be the highest-grossing film of all time On Saturday, head of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige announced that "Avengers: Endgame" would be the highest-grossing film of all time in a matter of days....
2019-07-21, 02:52

If Hollywood adjusted its highest-grossing films for inflation, this would be the top 10 There's a reason the film industry doesn't measure the success of modern movies against those of the past — movie ticket inflation isn't an exact science....
2019-07-22, 19:13

The top 10 highest-grossing films of all time in the US, adjusted for inflation Here are the top 10 highest-grossing films if Hollywood did adjust the box office based on modern ticket prices in the U.S.        ...
2019-07-22, 21:01

These 22 new vehicles are the highest-quality models of the year, according to J.D. Power The three Korean automotive brands are producing the highest quality vehicles in the U.S., according to an influential annual survey by J.D. Power.       ...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Online Smartphone Shipments in India Highest Ever in Q1: Counterpoint Smartphone shipments from the online channel reached their highest ever share of 43 percent during the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, a Counterpoint Research report said on Monday....
2019-06-11, 09:52

Best Buy outdoes itself and Microsoft by offering the highest Surface Pro 6 discounts ever For the umpteenth time in the last few months, the popular Surface Pro 6 tablet is on sale from Microsoft at a cool $200 discount in multiple configurations. But at the exact same time, Best Buy is offering bigger savings on select models for dads and grads as part of a sitewide 3-day sale. To our (...
2019-06-07, 10:52

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
2019-05-21, 21:52

Household debt hits highest level since 2008: NY Fed The average U.S. household's debt is at its highest level since 2008, according to the New York Fed. Mortgages make up 68 percent of the total balance....
2019-08-14, 08:26

US consumer confidence hits highest level since November WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers felt more confident this month, shrugging off a rocky stock market and heightened trade tensions between the United States and China. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index rose to 134.1 in May from 129.2 in April. The...
2019-05-28, 16:39

As you head out for Memorial Day, watch out for the 10 states where gas prices are highest As Memorial Day weekend kicks off, pump prices are easing. What are the states with the highest and lowest gasoline prices?        ...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Himachal Pradesh Receives Highest-Ever Rainfall In 24 Hours The local Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday said Himachal Pradesh received the highest ever rainfall for a 24-hour period, since records began almost 70 years ago....
2019-08-18, 18:26

Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's highest court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in place....
2019-05-25, 00:13

Getting The Highest Score Possible In Mario Maker 2 Is Harder Than You Might Expect If I asked you what is the highest possible score achievable in Super Mario Maker 2, you would assume 999,999,990. That’s usually how video games work. And technically you would be right. But actually reaching that perfect high score is basically impossible through normal gameplay, due to the limite...
2019-08-12, 03:39

At 46 Per Cent BJP Gets Highest Ever Vote Share In Jammu and Kashmir The BJP, which bagged three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Kashmir, has got its highest ever vote share of 46.4 per cent in the state, more than that of Congress, NC and PDP put together, as per EC......
2019-05-25, 15:13

Ed Sheeran breaks U2's record for highest-grossing tour ever Suffolk singer’s Divide tour has generated over $736m (£607m), and still has 12 dates left to runEd Sheeran’s Divide Tour has been named the highest-grossing tour of all time, breaking a record set by U2 that had stood for eight years.Coming off the back of the chart-topping album of the same name, ...
2019-08-02, 19:52

Insurance payouts for car theft at highest level since 2012 News 28 May, 2019 Figures from the Association of British Insurers suggest a payout for motor vehicle theft is made every eight minutes on average...
2019-05-28, 13:13

Gold Hits Highest Point Since Early April Gold prices surged Friday, advancing to their highest level since early April with fears about a slowing economy pushing some investors toward safer assets and the dollar declining....
2019-05-31, 22:13

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
2019-05-21, 20:26

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
2019-05-22, 07:52

FOREX-Yuan, dollar soar and safe-haven currencies slide after U.S.-China trade truce The dollar and offshore Chinese yuan rallied on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks, while the Japanese yen and Swiss franc were the big casualties as investors sold safe-haven currencies....
2019-07-01, 11:26

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene slide following news of delayed deal and psoriasis drug divestment Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb plunged Monday after announcing that the target closing date for the proposed acquisition of Celgene has been pushed back and that the deal will include a divestiture of Otezla, a psoriasis drug....
2019-06-27, 19:13

San Francisco has highest salaries of any city in the world, new survey shows Deutsche Bank’s Mapping the World’s Prices 2019 shows the city climbed a ‘stunning’ seven places for salary over the past five yearsStock market gadflies were predicting a wealth boom to strike San Francisco this year, with several big-name tech companies set to enter the public market. But accordin...
2019-05-21, 22:00

France's Bordeaux Records Highest Temperature Of 41.2 Degrees Celsius The southwestern French city of Bordeaux saw its highest ever temperature since records began of 41.2 degrees Celsius (106.16 Fahrenheit) Tuesday, weather service Meteo-France said....
2019-07-23, 17:52

Man City files appeal against UEFA at sport’s highest court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to block UEFA’s pursuit of a Champions League ban for violating spending regulations. CAS says the Premier League champions have filed an appeal against UEFA’s decision to send the Financial Fair Pl...
2019-06-06, 18:00

Gen Z salaries: Highest paid tech jobs for recent grads To find a job in tech, new graduates need to combine technical skills and emotional intelligence. Senior developers and engineers make the most.       ...
2019-06-17, 17:26

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai again rank highest in J.D. Power quality scorecard It was no fluke. For the second straight year, the Korean brands topped J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Ford and Lincoln placed in the top 5 for the first time....
2019-06-19, 19:39

iPhone Price in India 4th Highest in the World, Claims Report If you are looking for the best price for an iPhone, India is not the ideal country. A new report has found that the price of iPhone XS in India is the fourth highest in the world....
2019-05-28, 16:39

U.S. money market assets rise to highest since 2009 - iMoneyNet U.S. money market fund assets jumped to their highest level since 2009 as investors unnerved by the rapid deterioration in trade talks between China and the United States piled into these cash-like......
2019-08-08, 07:26

Avengers: Endgame tops Avatar to be highest grossing film Marvel Studios sequel has earned $3bn since its release in April, breaking 10-year recordAvengers: Endgame has surpassed Avatar to become the highest-grossing film of all time.The Marvel Studios sequel, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, earned over £2.3bn ($2.9bn) in revenue by Sunday, since being ...
2019-07-22, 18:39

'Avengers: Endgame' beats 'Avatar' to become highest-grossing movie ever Marvel's superhero saga "Avengers: Endgame" has pushed passed James Cameron's "Avatar" to become the highest-earning movie of all time. If accounting for inflation, however, "Gone with the Wind" still holds the crown....
2019-07-22, 09:26

Odisha Railway Sector Allocated Rs 5993 Crore, Highest Ever The Union budget 2019-20 has allocated Rs 5993 crore for the railway sector of Odisha, registering an increase of Rs 741 crore from the last year's outlay, a railway official said on Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 02:00

Maldives To Confer Its Highest Honour 'Nishan Izzuddeen' On PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be confereed with Maldives highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries during his visit to the island nation today....
2019-06-08, 12:00

Micro ring resonator has highest quality factor to date Researchers at MIT and Singapore University of Technology (SUTD) have demonstrated a micro ring resonator made of amorphous silicon carbide with the highest quality factor to date. The resonator shows promise to be used as an on-chip photonic light source at the infrared telecom wavelength of 1,550 ...
2019-07-09, 01:26

PM Modi Gets Maldives' Highest Honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Maldives' highest honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" on Saturday during his two-day state visit to the country....
2019-06-08, 17:26

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
2019-07-21, 09:52

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been reported in the U.S. since the beginning of 2019, co...
2019-05-31, 05:00

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye WestSinger Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan – ...
2019-07-11, 00:13

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
2019-05-29, 04:13

DU Announces First Cut-Off List, Hindu College Pegs Highest Score Of 99% Delhi University First Cut-off List 2019: The Delhi University announced its first cut-off list for admission to undergraduate courses late yesterday night, with Hindu College pegging the highest......
2019-06-28, 01:13

Source: Titans make Byard highest-paid safety The Titans and safety Kevin Byard have agreed to a five-year, $70.5 million deal that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history, according to a source....
2019-07-25, 04:00

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
2019-05-21, 17:52

UN To Honour Late Malawian Soldier With Highest Peacekeeping Award The United Nations on Monday announced that it will honour the "brave and selfless" action of a late UN peacekeeper from Mali, who sacrificed his life while saving his colleague during an operation......
2019-05-21, 19:26

European heatwave: France hits highest recorded temperature of 45.1°C A heatwave has hit Europe. France has recorded its highest ever temperature at 45.1°C and a wildfire is raging in Spain after a pile of chicken dung caught fire...
2019-06-28, 19:52

Ralph Lauren KBE “Humbly Accepts” Her Majesty’s Highest Honour In accepting the honorary knighthood insignia from the Prince of Wales, Lauren became the first American designer to be awarded the UK’s highest honour...
2019-06-20, 17:13

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial....
2019-05-21, 14:52

CRPF Soldiers Get 72 Gallantry Medals, Highest Among Security Forces Action in the counter-terrorism grid of Jammu and Kashmir has fetched central security forces maximum gallantry medals among the 180 such decorations announced by the government on the occasion of the......
2019-08-14, 22:26

U.S. measles cases hit 971, highest single-year total since 1994 The CDC reports that measles cases in the United States have hit a high of 971, shattering the 943 cases in 1994 to be the highest number in 25 years -- and it comes barely halfway into the year....
2019-05-31, 04:26

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the country’s government is going to sell all the citizen data collected through the Huduma Namba exercise to the hig...
2019-05-22, 23:26

Meet the 22 highest-paid White House staffers, who bring in $183,000 a year or more Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty The White House released its annual salary report on June 28. The salaries range from from $30,000 to $183,000 a year, with 22 staffers earning the top rate or more. Here's a list of the top earners and what they've done to qualify for such decent pay. Visit Busines...
2019-07-04, 00:13

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be honoured with the UN’s highest peacekeeping award...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity Singer Taylor Swift was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan - reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie Jenner and rapper Kanye West....
2019-07-10, 14:39

Trump awards highest honor for bravery to public safety officers President Trump awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers on Wednesday; the medal is the nation’s highest honor for bravery by a public safety officer....
2019-05-23, 07:39

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent......
2019-05-22, 23:13

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby's to auction rare Nike sneakers Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be soldSotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated to sneakers.The auction house will sell 100 pairs of the rarest sneakers ever produced, including a sample of one of t...
2019-07-12, 06:39

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
2019-06-04, 16:26

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,......
2019-06-13, 21:26

Britain faces its highest risk of recession since the crisis, new study warns The U.K. is facing the highest risk of recession since the financial crisis due to Brexit uncertainty and a global economic slowdown, a new study has warned....
2019-07-15, 17:39

India Received Highest FDI Worth $64.37 Billion In Financial Year 2018-19 Riding on the foreign direct investment policy liberalisation and reforms in the last financial year, India received $64.37 billion in investments in 2018-19....
2019-07-31, 23:52

David Duval makes 14, just short of highest single score in history David Duval's 14 is tied for the second-highest score in Open Championship history, with D. Murdoch’s 14 at Prestwick’s first hole in 1925.        ...
2019-07-18, 20:26

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's Highest Volcano, Spews Ash And Fire Mount Etna in southern Italy has burst into life, spitting molten lava high into the sky, though cloud cover Saturday ruined the view for those brave enough to venture up the flanks of Europe's......
2019-06-02, 09:39

Gabriele Grunewald, Who Defied Cancer By Racing At The Highest Level, Dies At 32 Former U.S. track and field champion Gabriele Grunewald died yesterday at 32 years old, a decade after she was first diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Despite her diagnosis, Grunewald competed professionally in the middle distances at the highest level for six years after she graduated college i...
2019-06-12, 20:39

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Trump's Approval Rating At Highest Point Of Presidency, Aided By Economy Aided by a strong economy and perceptions that he has dealt with it effectively, President Donald Trump's approval rating has risen to the highest point of his presidency, though a slight majority of......
2019-07-07, 16:00

After Mount Everest, 9-Year-Old Pune Boy Climbs Africa's Highest Mountain Most nine-year-olds would find it difficult to even put a finger on Mount Kilimanjaro on a map, but not Advait Bhartia, who recently scaled the the highest free-standing mountain in the world....
2019-08-14, 15:13

New NYCHA head to make $400K, will be highest paid city official The head of the city’s scandal-plagued Housing Authority will make about $400,000 a year — more than any other city official, it was revealed Tuesday night. Gregory Russ, the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, will receive the large paycheck despite the fact the he plans to trave...
2019-06-19, 07:13

James Holzhauer's final ‘Jeopardy!’ episode was highest rated in 14 years When "Jeopardy!" contestant James Holzhauer ended his record-breaking run on the popular game show, his appearance also set another record for the show as it was the highest rated episode in 14 years....
2019-06-19, 16:13

Ex-President Pratibha Patil Conferred Mexico's Highest Civilian Honour Former Indian President of India Pratibha Patil has been conferred the "Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca" (Order of the Aztec Eagle) - the highest civilian award of Mexico given to foreigners, on......
2019-06-01, 10:39

CBOE Holdings Records Highest Volume For Any Month In 2013 During June CHICAGO, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that June trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) totaled 107.52 million contracts, the h...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Suicide rates among young people reach their highest level since 2000 Suicide rates among young people are rising, reaching the highest levels since 2000, a study published Tuesday finds. But most alarming, the researchers said, was a 21 percent rise in boys aged 15-19 dying by suicide in 2017 from the year before. “Previous studies talked more of an increase in...
2019-06-20, 05:26

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research, said all states with nuclear wea...
2019-05-22, 19:26

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to their highest levels in two years, according to new...
2019-07-08, 22:26

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 20:26

Chipotle's online shift fuels highest sales growth in two years Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's aggressive push into online orders, amped up ads around fresh ingredients and the addition of healthier meals helped the burrito chain post its highest sales growth at established restaurants in over two years....
2019-07-24, 02:52

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04, 05:13

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 23:26

Phones with the highest screen refresh rates, and the Android games to match We bet you've never given the refresh rate of your smartphone display a second thought until the OnePlus 7 Pro came about. The up-and-coming phone maker managed to create a thing of contrasts. On one hand, it can hit a 50% higher refresh rate than most phones which is a welcome feat for smoother ani...
2019-06-18, 15:13

Audi e-tron crossover first EV to receive IIHS' highest safety rating The e-tron received "good" ratings in six "crashworthiness evaluations," a "superior" rating for front crash prevention and a "good" headlight rating, earning an overall Top Safety Pick Plus rating, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said....
2019-08-15, 01:13

5G and smart cities: everything you need to know After years of anticipation, 5G networks are finally here, promising to propel us into a new era of connectivity.Offering a major step-up from 4G networks, 5G offers huge upgrades in terms of speed and latency, giving you the ability to download an HD quality film in seconds, as well as being able t...
2019-06-12, 16:00

Japan shares dip on profit-taking, REIT index hits highest in 3-years Japanese stocks retreated on Wednesday, pressured by a stronger yen and on broad-based profit taking among exporter stocks and other cyclical names ahead of an upcoming U.S. holiday and employment data....
2019-07-03, 07:13

Italy, France on highest-level ‘red’ weather alert amid heat wave PRAGUE — France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting heatwave in Europe. Meteo France raised the hazardous weather warning to “red,” the h...
2019-06-29, 00:52

Bengal Growth Rate Highest, Claims Mamata Banerjee. Then Slams Centre Mamata Banerjee on Sunday echoed her finance minister in congratulating the people of West Bengal for clocking the highest growth rate in the country. The Chief Minister, however, went further to......
2019-08-12, 03:13

Pranab Mukherjee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Award Former President Pranab Mukherjee today received the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, from his successor President Ram Nath Kovind. The award ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati......
2019-08-08, 18:39

New mom Amy Schumer is only woman on Forbes' list of highest-earning stand-up comedians Amy Schumer brought in $21 million last year, landing her among the top 10 highest-earning comedians. She's the only woman and mom on the list.        ...
2019-08-20, 05:00

Aparna Kumar 1st IPS Officer To Scale North America's Highest Peak Denali Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Aparna Kumar has become the first civil servant to scale Mount Denali, the highest peak in North America....
2019-07-01, 03:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-03, 23:39

Carlos Vela Earns The Dubious Honor Of Being MLS's All-Time Highest-Scoring Mexican With a deadlock-breaking goal from the penalty spot on Sunday in LAFC’s 4–2 win over the Red Bulls, Carlos Vela continued his season-long, Messi-like path of goal-induced destruction. The goal was his 23rd of the season, and his 37th overall in MLS, the latter stat making him the highest scoring Mex...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Fortnite Fortbyte 100 Location Found on the highest floor on tallest Neo Tilted building Found on the highest floor on the tallest building in Neo Tilted is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-27, 19:39

A top tech analyst is getting worried, citing poor earnings and highest valuations in 15 years Soaring values of technology companies have dominated the market's bull run, but now they are getting way too expensive as the earnings picture continues to deteriorate, AB Bernstein warned....
2019-07-08, 17:26

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04, 00:39

Toyota, Subaru rate highest in child restraint hardware ease-of-use, IIHS says Toyota and Subaru each had seven models assigned the best IIHS rating for LATCH accessibility for 2019, while Honda had four. Only one Detroit 3 vehicle, the Jeep Cherokee, earned the top rating....
2019-06-06, 08:26

Kei Nishikori joins Federer and Djokovic as one of highest-paid tennis players in the world Kei Nishikori, a professional Japanese tennis player, is number 35 on Forbes' World's Highest-Paid Athletes List with earnings of $37.3 million for 2019....
2019-06-13, 23:26

London's highest roof garden set to neighbour Battersea Power Station London's highest vegetable patch, a herb garden and yoga lawn are among features expected to be included in the designs of a huge new roof terrace next to Battersea Power Station....
2019-06-18, 12:13

Taylor Swift Is the World's Highest-Paid Celebrity of 2019--But Kylie Jenner Isn't Far Behind Congratulations are in order for Taylor Swift! Forbes released its list of the top 100 highest-paid entertainers in the world on Wednesday, and the 10-time Grammy winner landed the top......
2019-07-10, 23:52

‘Avengers: Endgame’ just beat ‘Avatar’ at the box office to become the highest-grossing movie of all time In spite of its stunning opening weekend haul, it seemed like Avengers: Endgame might not be able to dethrone Avatar and become the highest-grossing movie of all time. Marvel a few weeks ago re-released the film with bonus material, but experts agreed that overtaking Avatar might be difficult witho...
2019-07-21, 15:13

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
2019-07-19, 19:39

America's Highest Minimum Wage Sparks Fight in Small California City The San Francisco suburb of Emeryville recently implemented the highest minimum wage in the U.S., $16.30 an hour, becoming ground zero for a national debate over how to balance boosting wages for the lowest-paid workers and ensuring small businesses can afford to employ them....
2019-07-25, 02:39

Tennessee Titans make Kevin Byard highest-paid safety in NFL history The Tennessee Titans reached a multiyear contract extension with Pro Bowl safety Kevin Byard that will make him the highest-paid safety in NFL history....
2019-07-25, 10:13

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
2019-06-07, 23:26

Tech news roundup: Amazon Prime Day and the highest-rated workplaces of 2019 This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet stories include a breach of Sprint customers' data, notes from the Duo Security 2019 access report, and how execs are taking charge of digital transformation plans....
2019-07-17, 22:26

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
2019-08-04, 01:26

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
2019-08-13, 06:52

Cities are heating up, how can we keep them cool? By 2050 Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
2019-08-02, 16:52

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-24, 19:13

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
2019-06-19, 17:26

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-06, 18:52

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-04, 18:52

US cities that get the most sun, from Las Vegas to Miami 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun per day using data from the Centers for Disease Control and more.       ...
2019-08-07, 05:39

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by Scottsdale, Arizona. Wallet Hub found that Scottsda...
2019-05-29, 03:26

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningly, the Trump administration is poised to reverse t...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from scratch for millennia. From the foundation myths ...
2019-07-10, 10:52

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
2019-06-07, 22:39

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking....
2019-06-12, 06:26

Coast Guard Academy experiences rise in sexual assault, highest rate in a decade Nearly half of female cadets at the academy said they were sexually harassed, while one in eight women experienced unwanted sexual contact.        ...
2019-07-03, 23:26

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of the harshest weather anywhere on Earth. And with a ...
2019-06-14, 04:26

Cricket World Cup 2019 leading run scorers: Top batsmen standings, highest strike rate The world's finest one-day batsmen are battling it out to be named top run scorer at this summer's 2019 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that looks blessed with some of the most powerful hitters the sport has ever produced....
2019-07-08, 19:52

Japan shares fall on profit-taking, REIT index hits highest in 3 years Japanese stocks retreated on Wednesday, pressured by a stronger yen and profit taking among exporter stocks and other cyclical names ahead of an upcoming U.S. holiday and employment data....
2019-07-03, 09:13

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previous viewership records and is now the highest-rated ...
2019-06-04, 16:52

David Duval makes 13, just short of highest single score in British Open history David Duval got off to a fantastic start in the British Open, but then went quadruple bogey, bogey and 13 at the par-5 7th, joining the history books.        ...
2019-07-18, 17:39

Three's 5G will be 'UK's fastest' when it launches in 25 cities before the end of the year Three has announced that its 5G network will arrive in August, and supposedly its peak speeds will be up to twice as fast as any rival 5G network at launch.However, as with EE – which is the only UK company to currently offer a 5G network – you won’t be able to access 5G everywh...
2019-06-10, 10:13

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
2019-05-21, 16:52

These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
2019-08-13, 20:13

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to call home. This year, Zurich topped the list, moving ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G Hub t......
2019-05-30, 23:00

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
2019-07-16, 19:13

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operators in order to regain access to the city's data. T...
2019-06-22, 02:26

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
2019-06-08, 23:26

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
2019-06-17, 04:00

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier this decade. Some demographers say the big-city g...
2019-05-23, 06:26

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
2019-08-14, 02:00

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents Ten European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are locking locals out of housing and changing the face of neighbourhood...
2019-06-20, 18:00

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
2019-06-19, 01:13

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
2019-07-24, 13:26

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own government, police forces and even wars. Now that mo...
2019-05-21, 23:13

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.       ...
2019-07-16, 14:26

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Hero Russian pilot bestowed nation's highest medal for 'miracle' cornfield landing: 'It feels odd and I'm shy' Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of birds hit both engines and knocked them out....
2019-08-17, 16:39

Obama Praises Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for ‘Fidelity to Our Highest Ideals’ Former President Barack Obama has praised retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday, saying that the late jurist “heard cases with a level of grace, humility and fidelity to our highest ideals that we should hope all our public servants strive for.” Stevens was th...
2019-07-18, 02:26

Shakib Al Hasan stars as Bangladesh complete second-highest World Cup run chase to demolish West Indies Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies in stunning fashion....
2019-06-17, 22:26

Everybody clap your hands: San Francisco Giants play 'Cha Cha Slide' to get rid of seagulls At Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, the stadium operations crew plays the "Cha Cha Slide" when seagulls swarm too close to the field.       ...
2019-07-05, 18:52

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
2019-06-10, 15:26

Eastern US cities are spewing more methane into air than we thought WASHINGTON — Older US east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds. It’s probably not a safety problem because what’s coming out doesn’t reach explo...
2019-07-23, 20:52

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T rely on complicated millimeter-wa...
2019-06-14, 19:00

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
2019-07-21, 01:39

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
2019-07-06, 09:26

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
2019-07-24, 17:52

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that will work on its 5G network. Why? Because of the net...
2019-06-01, 01:01

Electric SUV will include a 5G link to connected cities How do you stand out in a sea of EV startups? By leaping on every tech buzzword possible, apparently. Human Horizons has introduced the HiPhi 1, a luxury electric SUV that could make even the Model X seem modest. It's reportedly the first production......
2019-08-04, 16:52

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people....
2019-06-20, 05:39

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.       ...
2019-07-22, 16:26

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
2019-07-08, 14:13

Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suitBritish Columbia is no stranger to wooden giants. Along its western coast, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce trees topping 60 meters in height have in some cases weathered nearly a mill...
2019-07-22, 07:52

Zomato Food Delivery Now in 500 Cities Across India Zomato's founder and CEO tweeted that news that the food delivery platform now caters to 500 cities in India, making a new milestone for the company....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it coming first and which phones will you be able to use on it?The carrier hasn’t released any speci...
2019-05-31, 23:26

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Cashify Expands Its Footprint, Now Available in Over 1,500 Indian Cities Cashify has announced that it has expanded its services to over 1,500 locations. Currently, the company has extended app-only services for Android smartphone users who will now be able to avail the......
2019-07-24, 16:39

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
2019-07-05, 18:13

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash You should have at least six months' savings set aside in case of an emergency. And it turns out the city in which you live could determine whether or not you're able to reach that goal....
2019-07-08, 23:00

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
2019-06-18, 07:13

Smart cities need to take people with disabilities into account from the get-go As technology and urban design march into the future, more and more urban centers will begin looking like the “smart cities” science fiction began promising us many decades ago: City infrastructure that talks to cars, cars that talk to each other, sensors everywhere, high-speed wireless communicatio...
2019-08-07, 17:52

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
2019-05-30, 09:13

T-Mobile lights up 5G network in six cities on June 28 T-Mobile announced earlier today that it will offer its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. The device will be available in select cities starting June 28, but why would anyone by a 5G smartphone if there's no 5G network to pair it with.No worries, as T-Mobile has just confirmed ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
2019-07-13, 18:13

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine.I a...
2019-07-15, 16:39

Record heat, rain, and a tale of two cities TUCSON – For starters, Tucson broke another heat record today as the City topped off at 109 degrees. And then this happened! #AZwx #KVOAwx #Monsoon2019 pic.twitter.com/sSuFRNfnxZ — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) August 5, 2019 Then came the rain. The rain that cooled the City of Nogales down to 73 d...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental laws effectively make many Airbnbs rentals illegal in the city. New Yorkers are also caught up in t...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Verizon's next mobile 5G cities are Denver and Providence Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has revealed the next two cities for its 5G mobile network: Denver and Providence. The network goes live in the former today, while the carrier will flip the switch in the Rhode Island capital July 1st....
2019-06-27, 19:39

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
2019-08-02, 21:01

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
2019-06-11, 15:39

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
2019-05-25, 23:13

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
2019-05-21, 14:32

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
2019-06-13, 09:52

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
2019-08-02, 18:52

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.       ...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Calculator While it’s impressive seeing games like Minecraft being turned into weird little computers, there’s something about achieving the feat in Cities: Skylines that makes it seem so much more impressive....
2019-07-17, 02:01

Vodafone extends UK 5G network to 8 more towns and cities Vodafone has extended its 5G network in the UK just two weeks after its July 3 launch, rolling out the service to eight more towns and cities.The lucky locations are Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton, and takes Vodafone's 5G coverage up ...
2019-07-17, 12:13

Here are the U.S. cities with the biggest share of 65-and-older workers A new analysis of Census Bureau data identifies cities with populations of 200,000 or more that have the highest percentage of older residents in the workforce....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
2019-05-30, 14:52

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Cities with the biggest Fourth of July celebrations Still making Fourth of July plans? 24/7 Tempo has reviewed some of the largest Independence Day events in the United States.       ...
2019-07-02, 16:52

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrope walk" over telephone cables. Their incisors gro...
2019-05-31, 04:26

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted Baltimore officials on 7 May when hackers cripple...
2019-06-03, 11:26

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and home security cameras, has a massive network of these cameras installed, some of which are being use...
2019-08-10, 08:13

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
2019-06-22, 03:13

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
2019-05-31, 04:13

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
2019-07-11, 00:52

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
2019-06-30, 18:13

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
2019-07-19, 16:13

Cities by the sea: six great beach towns in Europe Urban beach holidays offer a lively atmosphere, a choice of great restaurants and chic places to stay, as well as time to soak up the sun. Our writers pick some of the best from Greece to BelgiumIt was a real pigeon’s eye view. The guide atop Cádiz’s Torre Tavira (€6) manoeuvred the concave viewing ...
2019-08-03, 09:13

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where one massacre took place correct....
2019-08-05, 17:52

Wife of accused Green Beret in line for Trump pardon says Army 'riddled with corruption at the highest levels' The wife of Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, the former Green Beret accused of the 2010 murder of a Taliban bombmaker, said that a pardon from President Trump "would end the eight year long nightmare" her husband has been living since being investigated....
2019-05-22, 07:00

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
2019-06-05, 23:39

METALS-Shanghai base metals slide in trade war selloff Shanghai copper and zinc slid to multi-month lows on Thursday as the China base metals complex tracked a broad selloff in London overnight amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions, while President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead. FUNDAMENTALS * COPPER: The most-traded July copp...
2019-05-23, 05:39

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
2019-07-04, 12:26

Creepy Dolls Leave Missouri Cities On Edge Two Missouri cities are caught up in one bizarre riddle. Stuffed dolls keep popping up in random places in Crystal City and Festus, and nobody seems to know why. “It is a little creepy,” says Tamera Pruett. “Dolls are just creepy in general to me. I don’t like them,” says Log...
2019-08-16, 20:26

'Beautiful and terrifying': revisiting American cities in darkness For nearly 50 years, the photographer Camilo José Vergara has been documenting poor, segregated neighborhoods in large US cities. A few years ago, he started photographing his ‘familiar haunts’ at night. To him, ‘these nocturnal worlds are both beautiful and terrifying’ Continue reading......
2019-07-31, 19:52

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
2019-06-21, 07:39

Manchester's mythical makeover: Invisible Cities – in pictures In a production that fuses theatre, dance, design and visual art, a cavernous old railway depot has been turned into a series of fantastical worlds. Invisible Cities unpicks ideas of identity, imagination and empire and is at Manchester international festival this monthInvisible Cities runs until 14...
2019-07-04, 23:13

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
2019-07-31, 21:00

How Smaller Cities Are Luring High-Tech Talent To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely....
2019-08-12, 14:52

How US cities are scrambling to protect people from extreme heat With cities facing both rapid growth and radical, permanent climate change, urban authorities are faced with an increasingly vulnerable populationOn a sweltering summer day in Washington, DC, Judy Williams pulls up to a homeless day center to fill her van with bottled water.The homeless outreach coo...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
2019-06-01, 16:26

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
2019-05-21, 16:39

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
2019-06-28, 23:26

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specific air pollutants, suggests that just breathing th...
2019-08-16, 14:52

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian tweeted, shortly followed by a “Whoo- fucking -hooo”....
2019-08-07, 16:13

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
2019-06-15, 16:26

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
2019-06-13, 11:00

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The......
2019-05-23, 21:39

A24 to screen some of its biggest hits for free in the cities they were filmed Apparently worried that its reputation as a home for critically acclaimed oddball film-making was still somehow insufficiently adorable or quirky, indie darling film distributor A24 announced a new program today, revealing that it’ll soon be hosting free outdoor screenings of some of its most popula...
2019-07-11, 00:39

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
2019-06-14, 20:39

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportations in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday....
2019-07-12, 16:39

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
2019-07-13, 13:26

As 'superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
2019-07-19, 13:13

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
2019-07-15, 02:39

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems plain: don’t hold your breath....
2019-06-13, 19:39

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
2019-06-17, 17:52

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of the world for a job that more closely matches our skills and professional goals – or simply offers hi...
2019-05-29, 23:13

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placing the order.Amazon Prime Day VR experience zones a...
2019-07-06, 12:13

These 9 cities will be hit hardest by Trump’s new immigration policy The Trump administration issued a new rule that allows the U.S. to reject visa and green-card applications on the basis of the applicant’s income.       ...
2019-08-14, 19:13

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study....
2019-07-23, 05:13

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
2019-06-07, 13:13

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling of Kim Jong-won’s apartment, barking the daily bul...
2019-07-08, 09:13

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranked Santa Cruz, San J...
2019-06-20, 00:26

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
2019-08-04, 13:39

29 US States And Cities Sue Donald Trump Over Climate Protections A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump's administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants....
2019-08-14, 04:00

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
2019-08-20, 23:52

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
2019-07-20, 18:13

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
2019-07-22, 22:26

New York's most expensive apartment: billionaire art collector sells West Village penthouse for £23.3m in highest value property sale this year A New York apartment which contained artwork so expensive it had to be blurred out in the sales photos is the most expensive second hand property sold in the city this year....
2019-05-23, 06:52

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
2019-07-15, 20:39

It's not just California. Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
2019-08-01, 17:26

Warring Maya kingdoms razed enemy cities to the ground Enlarge / This is all that remains of Naranjo, the city-state that attacked and destroyed neighboring Bahlam Jol in 697 CE as part of a campaign to subdue several former vassal states that had rebelled. (credit: By Rudy Canales - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curi...
2019-08-06, 19:13

A tale of two cities, New York style meets London chic Art is given centre stage in a designer’s bright monochrome apartmentCarl Blücher sits in his trademark baseball cap and eye-poppingly bright trainers, his friendly miniature dachshund, Mr Big, on his knee in his New-York-loft-inspired east London flat. When the new Whistles creative project manager...
2019-08-10, 17:00

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
2019-07-18, 00:26

Pai’s FCC orders cities and towns to stop regulating cable broadband Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on December 14, 2017, in Washington, DC, the day of the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality rules. (credit: Getty Images | Alex Wong ) The Federal Communications Commission today ordered cities and towns across the country to stop regulating broadband delivered over...
2019-08-02, 03:00

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
2019-07-17, 12:00

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel 'fury into hope' In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California....
2019-08-12, 05:39

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursin...
2019-08-18, 02:39

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which is due to take place in the capital of Utah, Salt Lake City, at the end of August....
2019-07-03, 16:52

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
2019-08-14, 03:13

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
2019-07-15, 23:39

Magic Leap jumps from office collaboration to smart cities Magic Leap aims to combine the AR worlds of ubiquitous Glass-like cues and HoloLens-like rich visuals in a bid to build a digital overlay onto our cities. For now, its demos show span entertainment and collaboration....
2019-07-09, 16:26

Trump paints a dark picture of homelessness in cities: ‘We may intercede.' “Police officers are getting sick just by walking the beat,” Trump claimed. "And you have people that work in those cities. They work in office buildings and to get into the building, they have to walk through a scene that nobody would have believed possible three years ago."...
2019-07-02, 04:39

New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesSeen from space, Egypt is a vast dusty land with a green Y opening into the Mediterranean Sea – a fe...
2019-07-10, 19:00

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....
2019-07-11, 12:13

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
2019-07-13, 04:39

These Cities Broke Temperature Records in Europe’s Heat Wave Temperature records are being shattered across Europe this week as the continent swelters in its second heat wave this summer. “We are observing weather since 1833 and we never experienced these kind of temperatures,” David Dehenauw, chief forecaster at the Royal Meteorological Institute...
2019-07-31, 19:26

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
2019-06-19, 00:52

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
2019-05-21, 17:52