REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 01:00

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses

A security service developed by the telecommunications firm Telefónica, in collaboration with McAfee and Allot, has revealed that the majority of the threats (89%) it has blocked so far are relat...

Phishing is the top security threat for businesses

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‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
2019-06-05, 02:26

Ransomware remains a huge threat to businesses Cybercriminals have changed their tactics when launching ransomware attacks after finding that those targeting businesses offer a much higher return on investment than attacks against consumers, according to new research from Malwarebytes.In the past year, business ransomware detections increased by...
2019-08-09, 05:13

Email security still a major worry for businesses As email-based threats have grown in number as well as severity, new research from the security firm Barracuda has revealed that 94 percent of organizations see email as their top security vulnerability.To compile its new You've got mail, The rise of email threats report, the firm surveyed 280 ...
2019-07-05, 23:26

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
2019-07-12, 15:52

U.S. to approve Huawei sales where there is no threat to national security The U.S. government said it will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where there is no threat to national security.Read More...
2019-07-10, 13:39

Automakers to Trump: Cars are not a national security threat If the negotiation had taken place at a car dealership, it would have ended with the customer walking away — without the keys to a new vehicle in hand....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
2019-07-18, 18:39

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
2019-06-08, 17:26

Cardi B Speaks Out After Security Threat Forces Her to Cancel Concert Cardi B is breaking her silence. On Tuesday evening, the "Press" rapper took to Instagram to share the sad news that she would be canceling her concert in Indiana. But for a good......
2019-07-31, 19:13

As Pilgrims Are Advised To Leave Kashmir, Concerns About Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
2019-08-02, 19:39

Walmart Workers' New Security Threat Is Active Shooters, Not Shoplifters Walmart, with thousands of stores across the country, is often a target for criminals. But the retail giant has never before experienced the kind of carnage left by a mass shooting at one of its stores in El Paso, Texas, this weekend....
2019-08-05, 04:39

Amid Massive Security, Terror Threat, J&K Ready For Independence Day Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place in Jammu and Kashmir as the nation gets ready to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on Thursday. Nearly 1.5 lakh police personnel - paramilitary......
2019-08-14, 22:26

Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firm’s breadth exposes customers to riskHuawei’s threat to national security is inextricably linked to the company’s sheer scale, according to an analysis of the Chinese tech company from threat intelligence firm Recorded Future.Rather than focusing attention ...
2019-06-10, 18:26

Lawmakers warn doctored videos pose national security threat WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and experts are warning that videos altered with artificial intelligence software pose a threat to national security and the 2020 U.S. election. The technology uses facial mapping and artificial intelligence to produce videos — known as “deep fakes” — that app...
2019-06-13, 17:13

No-deal Brexit puts UK security at threat: senior police officer A disorderly no-deal Brexit would block British police from accessing European data on serious criminals, damaging safety and security from October 31, the country's head of counter-terrorism said....
2019-08-07, 11:13

Cyber threat intelligence: the key to trust and security for the digital finance world In 2017, the value per Bitcoin reached over €20,000 (£17,324) - a climax in the hype surrounding the cryptocurrency. However, confidence has been lacking for the price to remain stable. To date, online currencies are more speculation than real means of payment as concerns around security...
2019-05-29, 12:52

Queues At ATMs, Fuel Pumps In Srinagar After J&K Security Threat: Updates Tourists and pilgrims on the Amarnath Yatra have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and return. Pilgrims and tourists have never......
2019-08-02, 19:39

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle asks if Trump could be reported as a 'security threat' following ABC interview MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle questioned whether President Trump will be reported to the authorities as a "security threat" following his interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. ...
2019-06-13, 05:13

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
2019-08-02, 19:39

Mesut Özil And Sead Kolašinac Pulled From Arsenal Squad Following Second Security Threat In Three Weeks Two men were arrested on Thursday outside of Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil’s North London home after getting into an altercation with the security staff stationed outside, according to The Telegraph. Both of the 27-year-old men were charged on Friday and are due to appear at Highbury Corner magistra...
2019-08-11, 02:39

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consultant, who works with the UN Interregional Crime a...
2019-07-09, 23:52

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thursday, warning that these actions “collectively ero...
2019-08-04, 07:39

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's latest comments on the state of geopolitics....
2019-05-23, 22:26

Persistent threat of war continues to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold over Gaza and its militant activity, a senior United Nations envoy told the Security Council on Thursday, warning that these actions “collectively ero...
2019-06-21, 00:26

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
2019-06-28, 05:13

Got a LinkedIn email? It's probably a phishing scam Scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world's most popular social media sites to launch phishing scams against unsuspecting users, new research has highlighted.A report from KnowBe4 found that LinkedIn has become the most popular tool to target potential victims, with more than half o...
2019-07-24, 14:00

One trillion phishing emails sent every year Phishing remains one of the most useful tools in a cybercriminal's arsenal as new research from Valimail has revealed that at least 3.4bn fake emails are sent out worldwide each day.The firm's latest quarterly report, Email Fraud Landscape for Spring 2019, shows that email impersonation ac...
2019-06-13, 02:26

Netflix users hit by phishing scam Netflix has issued a warning to its customers in Ireland after a number of users reported receiving an email from the company regarding their accounts.The cybercriminals behind phishing attacks are always looking for new targets and it appears that Netflix users are their latest mark. A number of cu...
2019-06-18, 01:13

Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2019 Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2019 test Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection certification test. These tests evaluate the protection provided against phishing websites. These deceptive websites can pose a real threat to Internet users, as they at...
2019-06-28, 13:52

Phishing scam targeted UK airport users The UK was targeted by a large number of significant cyber-threats last year, according to new government figures.A wide-ranging phishing campaign that used spoof emails from a major UK airport to try and steal customer details was revealed as one of the biggest threats blocked by GCHQ's Nation...
2019-07-17, 04:39

Protect Yourself Against Amazon Prime Day Phishing Scams The great Amazon Prime Day is nearly upon us (Monday, July 15, midnight PT). Naturally, Amazon wants you to part with as much of your money as possible, but it isn’t the only one. According to a report from Wired, a big phishing scam called 16Shop is looking to sucker unwary spenders into giving up ...
2019-07-12, 19:00

LinkedIn emails are hiding phishing scams LinkedIn users are being warned to beware emails reportedly coming from the site following a rise in recent message scams.A report from KnowBe4 found that scammers are harnessing emails from some of the world's most popular social media sites to launch phishing scams against unsuspecting users....
2019-07-24, 16:26

Phishing attack disguises itself as DocuSign document A new wave of phishing attacks, disguised as an email from DocuSign, aimed at obtaining user credentials from all major email providers has been discovered by the Cofense Phishing Defense Center.DocuSign is an electronic signature technology that is used by businesses and individuals to exchange con...
2019-08-09, 05:13

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade ago, the operation had very simple beginnings....
2019-06-05, 19:26

No, That Email About the Apple Card Wasn't a Phishing Attempt Whenever you receive an email that’s allegedly from a company, but it’s asking you to click a link and confirm some piece of information said company should already be very familiar with, you have every right to be skeptical. In fact, you should be very skeptical; common sense is your best, first de...
2019-08-15, 03:39

Your data, stolen twice: Pirated phishing kit contains hidden backdoor A commercial phishing platform that targets Apple users has proven popular enough for other criminals to pirate, though the pirated version transmits harvested data through a hidden back channel....
2019-05-21, 21:00

Tech news roundup: Managing IoT, new iPhones, and phishing concerns This week's stories from TechRepublic and ZDNet include AI's influence on retail, the onslaught of malicious emails, and a look at why 50% of employees aren't satisfied....
2019-07-24, 22:13

This strange new phishing attack uses a surprise bill to trick you into clicking Researchers uncover a campaign which uses SHTML files - commonly associated with web servers - to direct users to malicious, credential-stealing websites....
2019-07-18, 21:52

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
2019-07-01, 16:52

Valimail raises $45 million to thwart email phishing attacks Valimail has raised $40 million in a series C round of funding, making it the latest in a line of startups raising funds for anti-phishing software.Read More...
2019-06-19, 16:39

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (RAT) module with the aim of giving attackers admin control of the infected systems.The new malware called LookBack was discovered by researchers from Pr...
2019-08-02, 22:00

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
2019-05-31, 11:26

Phishing attack: Students' personal information stolen in university data breach University says it has fallen victim to a "a sophisticated and malicious phishing attack" -- and students are being warned to look out for suspicious emails....
2019-07-23, 13:39

Google Play hosted phishing apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange Malicious apps impersonating Turkish cryptocurrency exchange BtcTurk are circumventing Google’s recently adopted security enhancing measures. According to researchers, the apps are accessing one-time passwords (OTPs) and SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA), was well as some email-based 2FA sys...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-12, 16:26

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to power more than six years ago....
2019-07-24, 18:26

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
2019-06-12, 11:52

Amazon home security systems: save on the all-new Blink XT2 Security Camera Beef up your home security and score a rare discount on the all-new Blink XT2 Smart Security Camera from Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the outdoor/indoor smart camera system on sale for $79.99. That's a $20 discount and the best price we've seen for the one-camera kit. Amazon als...
2019-08-20, 18:13

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security system and including a free security camera that normally retails for $99. This limited-time offer ends at midnight on July 31. SimpliSafe is a well-kno...
2019-07-23, 19:26

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 05:52

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoint in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport....
2019-06-18, 23:52

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be governed by adequate existing laws and regulations....
2019-08-04, 04:26

How has GDPR actually affected businesses? The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is now a year old, and has resulted in financial repercussions and changes to how businesses handle data....
2019-05-21, 16:13

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
2019-06-06, 17:26

Businesses 'want quantum computing now' Quantum computing is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand technologies for businesses looking to take a step into the future, new research has found.A study from Fujitsu found that 70 percent of businesses are looking to quantum computing to help provide a welcome upgrade in computing power.Th...
2019-05-22, 21:01

The iMac: for businesses, not just creatives For many years, the iMac has been an essential tool in the creative industries. After all, when was the last time you saw a graphic designer or video editor opting for a PC? However, many businesses still use PCs under the assumption that Apple products, such as the iMac, are only intended for those...
2019-07-22, 16:13

Why managed web hosting is better for businesses For a busy business owner, your website is critical. Often, it’s the first interaction that most people have with your business. If you’re a digital operation, it’s often the only interaction that someone will have with you. So, making sure your site is up and running is critica...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-rated home security system. The Blink home security...
2019-06-14, 00:52

How to reduce robocalls at small businesses Small businesses need to answer telephone calls to generate revenue. Robocalls not only interrupt business, they can be costly to small firms.       ...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Weather Washes Out Lexington Businesses LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Soggy weather can cause a soggy economy for some businesses. If you are a golfer, you may have noticed a new “water hazard” at Picadome Public Golf Course. It isn’t a water hazard by design, but unfortunately, it is what happens when we get several in...
2019-06-19, 00:52

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls....
2019-05-29, 16:13

The top barriers businesses face in adopting AI A lack of skilled talent is the biggest obstacle for organizations looking to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a SnapLogic report....
2019-05-22, 16:13

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed freelancers to professionals at international corpor...
2019-06-13, 02:26

Alibaba will allow US small businesses to sell Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Amazon. Roughly one-third of buyers o...
2019-07-23, 15:52

Small Businesses Aren't Rushing Into AI Artificial intelligence over the past decade has shifted from research theories to actual practices in corporate offices. But it isn’t within the reach of many smaller companies, yet....
2019-06-09, 16:13

Big businesses suffer from startup FOMO Startups continue to push industries and technologies forward (and sideways) regardless of fluctuations in valuation and funding. At the same time, large companies around the world are scrambling to become part of the bustling startup culture to compete against, invest in or partner with promising e...
2019-07-11, 10:26

10% Tariffs Were Manageable. At 25%, Businesses Are Squirming. An importer of vinyl flooring spends “nearly 100% of my energy” trying to defray the cost of Washington’s levies on Chinese products. How these decisions get made, across the economy, will help determine how higher costs get distributed and their effects on sales....
2019-08-12, 22:00

Many businesses 'still not achieving benefits of cloud' Despite the rise in cloud adoption, two-thirds of large enterprises have yet to realize the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys according to new research from Accenture.The company surveyed 200 IT professionals from large businesses around the world to compile its “Perspectives on...
2019-06-06, 21:39

American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us Trump's latest tariff increase — and Beijing's counterpunch — are hitting U.S. companies in China, according to a survey of American firms in Asia's largest economy....
2019-05-22, 13:26

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
2019-06-20, 20:52

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Pakistani businesses on strike over new IMF-backed taxes Hundreds of thousands of Pakistani businesses are on strike nationwide to protest a new sales tax, which opposition political parties say is being imposed as part of the International Monetary Fund’s recent $6 billion bailout package for Islamabad...
2019-07-13, 12:52

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2019-08-03, 20:00

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Businesses' Core Functions Are More Vulnerable to Hackers Companies are connecting behind-the-scenes business software to the internet, meaning that the systems that run their accounting, supply chains and other core functions are increasingly vulnerable to hackers....
2019-07-17, 13:13

Businesses Get Caught Up in Hong Kong Protests A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests against China’s growing reach can spur popularity—or trigger an angry backlash....
2019-07-17, 14:13

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-22, 20:52

Here's why tariffs are extra bad for smaller businesses Large companies can adjust to looming tariffs on goods imported from China better than smaller companies.        ...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Czech PM says EU report on businesses an ‘attack’ on country PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says a confidential European Union report that established his former business empire poses a conflict of interest is an attack on his country. Babis had to transfer ownership of his businesses to two trust funds when he was elected. The preliminary re...
2019-06-04, 17:52

The 7 best credit cards for small businesses and entrepreneurs Starting a company? Whether it's a small business or a venture-backed startup, these credit cards can help your enterprise's bottom line.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
2019-06-17, 18:13

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
2019-06-19, 04:13

It's 2019, and one third of businesses still have active Windows XP deployments As end of support for the still-popular Windows 7 draws near, risks of unpatched operating systems are likely to be a significant security concern in the near future....
2019-07-31, 18:26

New economic hub in Tucson attracting businesses and jobs TUCSON – Since Ina Road and the Interstate 10 ramps opened, nearby businesses are seeing an increase in motorists in the area and new businesses are moving in. One new business is the country bar and restaurant Whiskey Roads that is set to open early August. “We have been eyeballing this...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so that was our really first big warning,” said ...
2019-06-08, 02:26

U.S. businesses beg to be left off Trump's tariff list Hundreds of U.S. businesses from local bridal shops to multi-billion dollar retailers have submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative's Office opposing President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports....
2019-06-17, 16:52

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
2019-05-28, 19:52

Myanmar Military's Businesses Fund Campaign Against Rohingya, U.N. Says The Myanmar military’s sprawling corporate empire contributed to the expulsion campaign against the country’s ethnic-minority Rohingya and should be sanctioned, the United Nations said in a report....
2019-08-05, 21:26

U.S. businesses are taking down job listings as Trump’s trade war grows Companies have already scaled back spending on equipment and new buildings. Now there are early signs that business leaders are pulling back on hiring, too....
2019-08-13, 16:26

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global economy....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Vodafone switches on 5G network in the UK, introduces new plans for businesses Next-generation mobile connectivity is now available in seven UK cities, with 12 more to follow later in the year. ZDNet asks Vodafone's CTO whether the Huawei question will affect the company's future plans....
2019-07-04, 03:39

Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face risks that they may be ill-equipped to understand....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Windows 10 update: The complete guide for businesses of every size Whether you are responsible for a single Windows 10 PC or thousands of enterprise PCs, your challenges for managing updates are the same. Your goals are to install security updates promptly, manage feature updates intelligently, and prevent unexpected restarts from cutting into productivity....
2019-07-24, 17:52

‘Plight’ of small businesses felt across New York City New York City has many small businesses, but a business expert says city government often hasn’t a clue about their problems. According to Thomas Grech, executive director of the Queens County Chamber of Commerce, “The city doesn’t get the challenges of small businesses, such as paying a minimum $15...
2019-07-31, 18:39

DV8 Kitchen Helps Businesses Share Gift Of Second Chance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s DV8 Kitchen has been profiled by the New York Times and NBC News for the life-changing opportunities they create for their employees. Now, they’re passing on their tips for success to other business owners. From the dough they knead to the coffe...
2019-06-11, 21:00

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing clientele of lobbyists, foreign governments, big d...
2019-07-19, 08:52

UN urges sanctions on Myanmar army-linked businesses UN investigators are calling on world leaders to impose sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar's military. They say almost 60 foreign businesses, including firms from Europe, could be helping to fund rights abuses....
2019-08-05, 18:39

China: Prohibiting CGN from U.S. businesses is abuse of 'export control' China's Foreign Ministry condemned the United States' decision to bar China Nuclear Power Corp and three of its subsidies from doing business with U.S. companies as an abuse of export control....
2019-08-16, 12:52

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
2019-06-21, 23:00

A No-Deal Brexit, Just in Time for Christmas, Worries U.K. Businesses U.K. businesses are confronting the renewed prospect of a no-deal Brexit. A divorce date in October is more challenging than the originally scheduled exit date in March, businesses say, given the logistics of retail holiday stockpiling and preparations for the flu season....
2019-07-24, 15:13

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
2019-07-03, 03:00

Trump accuses Cuomo of using AG to harass his businesses: ‘Witch Hunt’ President Trump lashed out Monday at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration, accusing the Democratic governor of using state Attorney General Letitia James as a “bludgeoning tool” to harass his businesses....
2019-07-01, 20:13

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why they fail can be related to external factors like a lack of talent necessary to properly deploy systems, but sometimes companies implode without the in...
2019-07-13, 00:26

Trump trashes Cuomo, Letitia James for probing his businesses President Trump on Monday ripped Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York’s current and former attorneys general — complaining that they were investigating his businesses only “to make me look as bad as possible.” “It is very hard and expensive to live in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo uses his Attorney Gene...
2019-07-02, 01:39

Trump's tariff delay met with skepticism from businesses worried about uncertainty The Trump administration’s decision this week to postpone import taxes on some goods shipped from China was a reprieve for companies caught in the middle of President Trump’s prolonged trade war with Beijing....
2019-08-17, 06:52

Businesses must promote diversity – not just because it's good for the bottom line | Tim Ryan Too many of America’s workplaces are not representative of our communities. In a divided country, we have a duty to advance diversity and inclusionWe’re living in a country of growing division and tension, and it’s having an impact at work. But it’s often the case that when we walk into the office –...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street, whose plans were unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo la...
2019-06-14, 04:52

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by customers for his Victorian-based software busine...
2019-07-10, 01:52

Best business laptops 2019: notebooks for small businesses and enterprise The best business laptops on this page all combine the latest hardware with productivity features – while also offering slimline designs and long battery lives.The best business laptops need those long battery lives to keep you productive while out and about. No matter how powerful a notebook...
2019-07-11, 02:26

Democrats demand documents from Trump businesses about foreign payments Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Monday said they were using a court case to demand documents from President Donald Trump's businesses in hopes of proving that they violated anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution....
2019-07-09, 04:00

Sudan civil disobedience campaign keeps businesses in Khartoum shuttered Many shops and business stayed closed and troops watched the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Tuesday, the third day of a civil disobedience campaign called by the opposition to push military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
2019-06-11, 15:26

Where Trump has support in battle with Fed over rates: The smallest small businesses The smallest businesses on Main Street are preoccupied with high interest rates they say hold them back, while larger business owners are more focused on the tight labor market, according to the CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn't go far enough Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren't permanent, and that's made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
2019-07-05, 19:39

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Amazon.com Inc ....
2019-07-23, 14:39

NASA Awards $106 Million to US Small Businesses for Technology Development Managing pilotless aircraft and solar panels that could help humans live on the Moon and Mars are among the technologies NASA is looking to develop with small business awards totaling $106 million....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
2019-06-14, 01:26

Job creation slowed again in June as small businesses shed 23,000 jobs Job growth failed to live up to expectations in June with private companies adding 102,000 new positions -- 33,000 short of projections, ADP and Moody's Analytics said....
2019-07-03, 17:13

Jeremy Hunt: I would tell bust businesses no-deal Brexit was worth it Tory hopeful ramps up rhetoric on EU exit and says he is most likely to make it happenJeremy Hunt has said he would willingly tell businesses that go bust because of a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice was a necessary one, and that he will actively pursue such a course if a new departure plan look...
2019-06-30, 18:52

Deutsche Bank to shrink or shut U.S. equity and trading businesses - FT Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations, including the creation of a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
2019-06-17, 03:00

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Small businesses: Having trouble hiring? Make the process easier Workers have choices. Doing these things gives your small business a better chance at landing the employees you need.       ...
2019-06-15, 09:39

American businesses ignoring the effects of data hacks: studies Many American business big shots are clueless. They don’t understand how customers and employees now view data breaches. That is the conclusion reached by several studies, including one from Shred-it, an information security company. American businesses are ignoring “the serious impact any data brea...
2019-07-07, 07:26

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the hacker you can certainly understand why. It’s the...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Businesses say they're running out of wiggle room in coping with Trump tariffs Business groups are warning Washington that adding further tariffs on imported Chinese goods will start having noticeable negative effects on the economy....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Reputation.com raises $30 million to help businesses manage their online presence Reputation.com, a startup that provides solutions for tracking and improving online reviews, has raised $30 million in fresh venture capital.Read More...
2019-08-20, 17:52

New York City Businesses Struggle to Keep Up After Minimum Wage Increase More than six months after the $15 minimum wage went into effect in New York City, business leaders and owners say the increased labor costs have forced them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices....
2019-08-06, 09:52

New York City businesses struggle after minimum wage increase More than six months after the $15 minimum wage went into effect in New York City, business leaders and owners say the increased labor costs have forced them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices....
2019-08-06, 14:00

Small businesses are balking at the latest round of proposed tariffs In recent months, business groups have begun to express concern about ongoing trade tensions and the impact frayed relationships may have on the companies' bottom lines....
2019-06-03, 22:26

Tackling food wastage can be a $2.5 trillion market opportunity for businesses As popular debate continues to grow around the rising climate crisis, a new industry is emerging to take a bite out of one of the key culprits: Food waste....
2019-08-12, 10:39

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
2019-06-19, 05:13

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses While Cuba went online in the 1990s, it has lagged behind much of the world in the race toward greater connectivity. For years, access remained prohibitively expensive and tightly controlled....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Moody's, Israel's Team8 to create cyber risk standard for businesses Ratings agency Moody's Corp and Israeli cyber group Team8 launched on Thursday a joint venture to assess how vulnerable businesses are to cyber attacks and create what they hope will become a global benchmark....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large businesses: prospective employees are turning into gho...
2019-05-26, 19:01

Low online prices are great for shoppers. But they're killing small businesses Online competition and low cut-rate prices can force owners to keep absorbing their rising costs rather than pass along the increases to customers.       ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions to China despite a huge weekend protest.The finan...
2019-06-11, 07:13

Fiat Chrysler and Renault talk of linking businesses is heating up, report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault are in talks that could result in a tie-up of their operations, the Wall Street Journal reports        ...
2019-05-26, 19:52

Trump administration moves to broaden access to 401(k) plans for small businesses The Trump administration announced a new federal rule Monday intended to expand worker access to 401(k) retirement plans. The rule explicitly approves Association Retirement Plans, expanding and simplifying the ways small businesses and other groups can band together to offer the plans. The administ...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Guns or video games: What kind of stand do businesses dare make? Walmart says that it's removing video game displays as a mark of respect, following the recent deadly shootings. Is there room for a little more respect for life, beginning with tech companies?...
2019-08-09, 22:13

New York financial regulator sets up new division to police cryptocurrency businesses The New York State Department of Financial Services has announced the launch of a new division which will absorb the regulator’s current department that oversees cryptocurrency businesses in the state. In a statement released yesterday, financial services superintendent Linda Lacewell announced the ...
2019-07-24, 13:39

Sketchy businesses are hijacking legitimate Google Maps listings to fool you A sketchy practice is becoming more commonplace on Google Maps involving companies hijacking legitimate business listings in order to make you think that you’re contacting the actual business. The Wall Street Journal brought this practice to light in a new report, and the paper estimates there...
2019-06-21, 01:39

Logitech's gaming and video conferencing businesses have 'billion-dollar potential,' says CEO Logitech's gaming arm achieved $648 million in net sales in the 2019 fiscal year, and its video collaboration market hit $260 million, according to the firm's latest financial report....
2019-07-10, 12:00

UPDATE 1-Eagle Materials bows to pressure to spilt core businesses Eagle Materials Inc said on Thursday its board had approved a plan to spin off its heavy materials and light materials businesses into two publicly traded entities, bowing to pressure from hedge fund Sachem Head Capital Management....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in a growing debate over the state’s recent passing of ...
2019-05-31, 09:26

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, small businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
2019-06-28, 16:13

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes....
2019-08-05, 08:13

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York City to Seattle, have passed legislation raising minimum wages that employers must pay to $15 an hour. Now, Washington is t...
2019-07-14, 13:52

These businesses are offering veterans and military free food or other Memorial Day deals At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.        ...
2019-05-24, 16:39

Norway's Telenor flags lower earnings on dismal Asian businesses Norwegian telecoms group Telenor said on Tuesday the company expects a decline in earnings for the rest of the year, dented by problems faced at some of its Asian operations....
2019-07-16, 13:52

These businesses offer ongoing military discounts for veterans and active duty While Veterans Day and holidays like July 4th are big days for military discounts, some major chains have ongoing savings for vets and active-duty.       ...
2019-07-04, 03:13

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
2019-08-01, 12:13

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
2019-06-13, 18:39

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses -survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
2019-07-11, 01:13

Report: Cryptocurrency businesses must register with Czech regulator or face $560K fine Cryptocurrency companies operating in the Czech Republic will reportedly be subject to greater control by the government, a local newspaper says. According to Hospodářské Noviny, the country’s adoption of the European Union‘s (EU) 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) will establish additional...
2019-08-08, 20:13

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
2019-07-11, 02:13

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid growing confusion over changes of rules about buying Japanese goods....
2019-08-02, 09:26

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google has focused on business use cases after its first model failed among consumers....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
2019-07-10, 21:39

‘It’s Bad News For the Free Market.’ U.S. Businesses Are Spooked by President Trump’s Trade Policies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. Corporate America was blindsided last week when Trump threatened to impose crippling taxes on Me...
2019-06-12, 11:26

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
2019-06-07, 01:00

Businesses that initially avoided Trump China tariffs now fear getting caught up in trade war Businesses that previously avoided the Trump administration's China tariffs now face levies on the same products under the latest proposal to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, illustrating the uncertainty generated by President Trump's trade war....
2019-06-22, 06:52

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
2019-06-06, 23:00

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
2019-06-12, 10:52

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08, 13:39

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
2019-08-17, 19:00

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
2019-06-14, 19:52

Cost to U.S. consumers, businesses of Trump's China tariffs surged in June -trade group A whopping 74% increase in tariffs since last year added $6 billion in extra costs for U.S. consumers and businesses, a pro-trade group said on Wednesday as it warned additional tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump would further hit demand and hurt jobs....
2019-08-08, 00:26

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being considered in Chicago and New York....
2019-07-31, 21:52

Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
2019-05-22, 23:52

Scott County Creek Back Open After Sewage Spill, But Closure Costed Some Local Businesses SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Elkhorn Creek in Scott County is safe again after a sewage spill last weekend closed the popular swimming and boating areas. The closure impacted local businesses during what should have been a busy kick off to summer. “It just dramatically cut our business in half...
2019-06-02, 05:00

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
2019-05-21, 15:13

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop for products and services...
2019-07-17, 13:39

Businesses will have to accept 'short-term pain' for 'long-term gain' on Mexico tariff, Rep. Andy Biggs says President Trump's threatened tariff on Mexico would initially hurt businesses but eventually help the country in the long-term, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., said on Saturday while appearing on "America's News Headquarters."...
2019-06-02, 01:13

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
2019-06-14, 19:52

Windows 7 to Windows 10 migration is going too slowly for many businesses As the Windows 7 end of life approaches, new research from the endpoint management and security company 1E has revealed that many organizations remain significantly behind in completing their Windows 10 migration.The firm found 32 percent of endpoints were left unconverted which raises serious quest...
2019-07-23, 21:39

Don't be a trade war casualty: Here's 9 ways small businesses can survive Trump's tariffs Make no mistake: We're in a trade war and someone's going to pay. Stock up, lock in rates and hunker down until the battles are over.        ...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. ...
2019-06-28, 22:26

Yankees eliminate the Red Sox threat in best way possible The miseries of their ancient rivals should really be of no consequence to the Yankees at this point. Alex Cora all but conceded first place to the Yankees before his Red Sox even took the field Saturday, admitting the prudence for his team to focus instead on a wild-card chase that, in itself, will...
2019-08-04, 07:13

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
2019-06-14, 05:00

Severe Threat Wednesday PM After a few days with sunshine and warmth, an active pattern has set up to bring us through the rest of the week and upcoming weekend. Wednesday brings in a slight chance for severe weather as a potent cold front dives south.    The setup currently has a low sitting in the Great Lakes and moving eas...
2019-06-05, 19:39

Amazon's Bezos says businesses must have 'passion' At a conference in Las Vegas, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stressed the importance of bringing passion to his business and taking risks, emphasizing the need to embrace failures and not always needing to be right. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-07, 05:26

Financial malware threat grows The number of users hit by financial malware grew by seven percent during the first half of 2019 to reach 430,000 according to new research from Kaspersky which revealed the growing threat that banking Trojans pose to both businesses and individuals.This type of malware is aimed at stealing finances...
2019-07-31, 21:39

Severe Threat Backs Off But We’re Still Unsettled Our midweek round of strong to severe storms faded early Thursday morning but we’re not done with active weather. The combination of a cold front stalling out across the Ohio River Valley and an approaching upper low will keep scattered showers and storms firing the rest of the week and into t...
2019-06-06, 10:39

The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
2019-07-02, 21:52

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue reading......
2019-06-22, 09:39

USWNT’s last big World Cup threat may be in front of them Can the United States women’s soccer team avoid a letdown against the Lionesses of England in Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal (Fox, 3 p.m.)? That’s the big question facing sports bettors. The U.S. has established itself as the best team in the tournament. It defeated virtual co-favorite France 2-1 in ...
2019-07-02, 15:52

How boxing coped with the terror threat Five days after the 2017 bomb went off outside the Manchester Arena, Kell Brook and Errol Spence fought in a huge stadium fight in Sheffield The post How boxing coped with the terror threat appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-24, 14:52

The 3D-Printed Gun Threat Is Getting Weird and Scary A London student was just convicted for using a 3D printer to make a gun—but not just something that looks like a gun. On Wednesday, Tendai Muswere pleaded guilty to manufacturing a lethal firearm with a 3D printer after watching related videos online. The weapon in question resembles a pepper-box r...
2019-06-21, 03:01

A New Threat From Trump and Old Questions About Its Effectiveness Time and again, the president has engaged in a game of geopolitical chicken with Mexico. But there was no more guarantee that the tactic will be any more effective this time than in the past....
2019-06-01, 03:00

Royals Escape a Mets Threat in the 9th Noah Syndergaard had pitched at least seven innings in five straight starts, but that streak ended as he allowed two runs on five hits through six innings....
2019-08-17, 11:00

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Not even a bomb threat can keep de Blasio from his Brooklyn gym Nothing can deter Mayor Bill de Blasio from his near-daily excursion to Park Slope. Hizzoner insisted on getting in his morning workout Wednesday even after the Park Slope YMCA received a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor, The Post has learned. De Blasio was en route to his Brooklyn gym around ...
2019-07-24, 21:39

Joe Biden flips on China threat, now says it’s ‘serious’ WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden toughened up his language on China Tuesday, saying the Asian nation represented a “serious challenge” and sometimes a “real threat” to the United States — just a month after saying “they’re not competition for us.” “We are in...
2019-06-12, 01:13

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11, 12:13

Xi Gets Tougher on Trump After New Tariff Threat BEIJING (AP) — Facing another U.S. tariff hike, Chinese President Xi Jinping is getting tougher with Washington instead of backing down. Beijing fired what economists called a “warning shot” at Washington by letting its yuan currency weaken in response to President Donald TrumpR...
2019-08-13, 08:52

How to neutralize the digital threat you carry everywhere Your smartphone is your confidante, your hand-held connection to the world — and one of your biggest vulnerabilities.       ...
2019-08-17, 17:26

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from nowhere, there she was: small and slight, a girl just turned 16, the way-too-young odd person out on a...
2019-07-21, 13:52

LSU: No threat after armed intruder scare Reports of an armed intruder in the central part of the Louisiana State University campus caused panic Tuesday afternoon but university police found no threat present....
2019-08-21, 01:39

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
2019-05-21, 14:38

FBI arrests Nevada man after alleged synagogue threat The FBI has arrested a Nevada man who allegedly plotted to attack a Jewish synagogue and LGBTQ bar after bomb-making materials were found in his Las Vegas home....
2019-08-10, 23:00

Protecting intellectual property from insider threat The topic of intellectual property (IP) protection is getting the much-needed attention it deserves on the global stage. Due largely to the U.S. administration’s line on trade negotiations with China, the issue of counterfeit products and international IP theft by state-sponsored actors ...
2019-06-12, 11:39

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far this year destroyed swathes of German forest equivalent to more than 200,000 football fields.Forests...
2019-08-07, 08:26

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds of showers and storms with a decent break in between. With sufficient destabilization during our aft...
2019-06-05, 10:00

FBI: Conspiracy theory ‘extremists’ are a terror threat The FBI has for the first time identified “conspiracy theory-driven domestic extremists” as a terror threat — including the believers in the shadowy QAnon network, according to a report. An FBI bulletin dated May 30, 2019, from the bureau’s Phoenix field office and obtained by Yahoo News descr...
2019-08-01, 23:13

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- saying the threat from the regime is "real" and "credible." ...
2019-05-23, 15:39

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new way “to cook egg white[s] without a frying pan”.As ...
2019-07-04, 08:26

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a future with AI look like? What are the gains that AI can make for my company? What are the losses? W...
2019-07-16, 14:26

Trump levels new tariff threat against China The president threatened to impose large tariffs on $300 billion in imports if Chinese leader Xi Jinping does not meet with him in Japan later this month, showing how he plans to immediately pivot from his trade war with Mexico back to Beijing....
2019-06-11, 01:00

On the Edge: South Carolina’s coastline under threat On The Edge: Combahee to Winyah is the work of the environmentalist and photographer J Henry Fair, who brings attention to the tragic effects created by the human impact on the planet’s coastlines. They “define us, contain us, and connect us to the outside world”.More and more people are migrating t...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Tracking Monday Severe Storm Threat We have one more round inbound! After a morning batch of showers & a few storms weakens our severe storm threat ramps back up mid/late Monday afternoon pushing into eastern counties into the early evening. Watch for damaging wind, hail and heavy rain. After the cold front clears the Commonwealth ove...
2019-06-24, 10:13

A liberated Rory McIlroy is a US Open threat PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — If you saw what Rory McIlroy did in his runaway RBC Canadian Open victory Sunday and don’t think that was a loud-and-clear message entering this week’s U.S. Open, you’re not paying attention. If McIlroy brings the form he had in posting a final-round 61 in Canada to Pebble Bea...
2019-06-13, 07:26

US may target Scotch whisky in new EU tariffs threat The United States has escalated a threatened trade fight with the EU over aircraft subsidies, by extending the list of products it could impose tariffs on....
2019-07-02, 11:13

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoir. Residents were given minutes to collect essential belongings....
2019-08-04, 08:26

Heavy Rain Threat Late Week Hopefully you can find a way to take advance of the next two days. Monday and Tuesday will be perfect! Sunshine, low humidity, and highs in the 70s. You’ll really want to find an excuse to head outside after you hear what’s coming later in the week. The Commonwealth and the rest of the O...
2019-06-03, 06:00

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
2019-07-02, 20:39

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-22, 17:52

Apple’s new Powerbeats are the biggest threat to AirPods The biggest threat to the dominance of AirPods is coming from within Apple. The new Powerbeats Pro wireless headset from Apple-owned headphone-maker Beats so thoroughly embarrasses Apple’s AirPods in terms of sound quality, comfort and appearance, that this reporter wonders what the AirPods could do...
2019-05-22, 04:00

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat: Tasnim Iran will respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday, citing foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi....
2019-06-22, 09:39

Platinum giant wants in on batteries to ease EV threat Anglo American Platinum wants to create a new multi-billion dollar business for platinum-group metals to compete with cobalt and nickel as electric vehicles reduce the need for traditional catalytic converters....
2019-08-13, 23:52

T-Mobile sale to Dish ‘imminent,’ thanks to DOJ threat A deal to make satellite TV provider Dish Network the nation’s fourth largest mobile carrier is days away from being finalized — thanks to the Department of Justice, The Post has learned. Under pressure from DOJ antitrust officials, T-Mobile and Sprint are on track to announce a deal to sell a slew ...
2019-07-20, 02:00

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank Corporate office on Houston Road. Police sai...
2019-06-10, 16:39

US commander says he believes Iran threat still ‘very real’ The top commander of US forces in the Mideast says a US military buildup in the Persian Gulf area appears to have prompted Iran to ‘step back and recalculate’ after apparently making plans to attack them...
2019-06-07, 14:52

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Saturday and Sunday will lead to heavy rain and the pot...
2019-06-07, 12:26

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-21, 23:26

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans,” Pa...
2019-05-21, 22:00

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government has taken note. Related: 'Facebook is dangerous': t...
2019-07-20, 07:39

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
2019-06-16, 06:00

Islamic State 'still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable' Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Europe, the UK's security minister said....
2019-07-11, 02:13

Verstappen: Leclerc isn't the only young-gun threat in Formula 1 Max Verstappen believes Charles Leclerc is not the only young gun he will fight in Formula 1, despite the "amazing" opportunity for the karting rivals to race each other again...
2019-08-19, 19:00

U.S. small-cap stocks under renewed threat from tariffs Last week's announcement of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods may have undermined the prospects for small-cap stocks to rebound this year, even after a brief respite from the Federal Reserve's recent interest-rate cut. Just a day after the Fed cut interest rates for the first time in more than a...
2019-08-08, 20:39

Adidas Warns on Threat of U.S.-China Trade War Germany’s Adidas reported higher quarterly earnings on strong sales in China and predicted continued growth, but warned that a protracted trade and currency war could derail the global economy and hurt business....
2019-08-08, 16:39

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
2019-06-20, 13:39

How AI-enhanced malware poses a threat to your organization Malware controlled by artificial intelligence could create more convincing spam, avoid security detection, and better adapt itself to each target, says a new report from Malwarebytes....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Severe Threat Lowers, Storms Continue The severe threat has diminished greatly, however, rain and thunderstorms will continue. Storms still have the ability to drop torrential rainfall and can still produce strong wind gusts and hail. Storms will begin to close out through the morning of Monday. The post Severe Threat Lowers, Storms Co...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Flash Flood Threat Continues Tuesday Our stagnant, unsettled pattern persists Tuesday- a flash flood watch continues with rounds of showers, storms and heavy rain still swamping the Commonwealth. We’ll see another midday break in the action after a very wet early Tuesday morning. Watch for more scattered showers and storms develo...
2019-06-18, 12:13

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-13, 21:52

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
2019-06-09, 12:13

USA on course for glory at the Women's World Cup — but its era of dominance may be under threat The U.S. has the chance take home the FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday for a fourth time, but on the evidence of the 2019 tournament its era of dominance may struggle to be extended....
2019-07-05, 14:00

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of drugs smuggled into the country, describing it as a "new threat to China."...
2019-06-17, 20:52

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01, 17:52

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
2019-05-21, 16:52

Iran foreign minister says U.S. sanctioned him because he is a 'threat' to its agenda Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet on Wednesday that the United States sanctioned him because he is a threat to its agenda....
2019-07-31, 23:39

James Lovelock at 100 says asteroids pose key threat to humanity Creator of Gaia theory recalls how it nearly had another name and says the age of AI is nighJames Lovelock has spent a lifetime pondering the forces that shape Earth. It was a pursuit that brought about his most famous creation: a view of the world where life maintains the conditions for life, which...
2019-08-01, 02:52

Guatemala blames opponents after Trump tariff threat Guatemala's Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel on Tuesday blamed unnamed "national actors" for damaging relations with the United States and said they would be responsible if U.S. President Donald Trump puts tariffs on the poor Central American nation....
2019-07-23, 18:26

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
2019-06-03, 18:26

Grieve faces deselection threat over Brexit stance The Pro-EU MP Dominic Grieve is facing possible deselection by local Conservative members following another confidence vote over his stance on Brexit....
2019-06-08, 16:26

"No Space" For Shooting, Says CWG Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games....
2019-08-13, 13:39

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues. Trump says in a series of tweets Sunday that, “if for some unknown reason” such cooperation fails, “we can always go back to our...
2019-06-09, 17:26

Pope pleas for European unity, at threat from ideologies Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
2019-06-02, 20:52

Iran says it will respond firmly to any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
2019-06-22, 13:52

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
2019-06-09, 04:13

Threat of possible expulsion from Football League still hanging over Bury • EFL says club owner Steve Dale has not provided proof of funds• Accrington game will be suspended if Friday deadline is not metBury still face a threat of being expelled from the Football League after 125 years of membership if the owner, Steve Dale, does not provide the EFL with evidence that he ...
2019-08-01, 08:26

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader step down before the next general election; 43% s...
2019-07-23, 10:52

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps CHICAGO — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation. A Chicago priest talked during his homily about the compassi...
2019-07-16, 01:13

Conservatives: Government, not big tech, is still the biggest threat to liberty Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is becoming a rising star in the GOP by taking on big tech. As the youngest member of the Senate, Hawley appears a rare member of Congress actually capable of discussing tech issues in a competent way. His latest foray into the issue is the introduction of new leg...
2019-06-28, 01:39

BHP boss: nationalism a potential threat to world economy Despite huge profit, BHP’s Andrew Mackenzie is cautious on global outlookThe rise of nationalism and governments that interfere in markets pose a threat to the global economic system, the boss of BHP, the world’s biggest mining company, has warned.Despite announcing a 124% rise in profits to $US8.31...
2019-08-20, 06:13

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the power of press freedom to advance peace, justice and...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Why one leadership expert says Boeing is headed for an existential threat Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what he's expecting from the Boeing hearings on Capitol Hill regarding the grounded 737 Max....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe players turned up for the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt on Friday after threatening to boycott because they hadn’t been paid. The strike threat raised the prospect of another major embarrassment for African soccer at the end of one of its worst weeks. T...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on deaf ears in Brussels, the EU’s top negotiator has suggested.Michel Barnier suggested, in an intervi...
2019-07-18, 11:26

Threat to end freedom of movement overnight is reckless, say EU citizens Priti Patel’s reported aim contradicts the PM’s promises, says the3million campaignEnding freedom of movement for EU citizens immediately after a no-deal Brexit would be reckless and could create a hostile environment for European nationals, a campaign group has said.The3million, a citizens group th...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in question. They also say they have informed the school...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Raptors' collective threat overwhelms ailing Warriors The Toronto Raptors showcased their strength in depth that undermanned Golden State could not match on Wednesday, taking full advantage of their status as the deeper and healthier team in the NBA Finals....
2019-06-06, 15:13

Teen charged in school threat to Santa with classmate’s name WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida teen has been charged with threatening a school shooting in a postcard to Santa and signing a classmate’s name last fall. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday and charged with making writte...
2019-05-22, 15:39

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-Congress leader in April....
2019-06-20, 23:13

The Latest: ‘Militia threat’ shuts down Oregon statehouse SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon Senate Republicans to protest legislation to address climate change (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A “possible militia threat” is shutting down the Oregon statehouse amid an ongoing walkout by Republican lawmakers who are blocking a vote...
2019-06-22, 05:26

Germany's far-right: Police to restructure as threat of extremism grows Germany's federal criminal police agency wants to overhaul the structures it uses to fight far-right groups and hate crimes, media reports say. The organization sees a growing threat of militant extremism in the country....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
2019-07-21, 00:26

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how to use it....
2019-05-22, 22:52

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
2019-05-21, 19:52

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in January tha...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Putin says Russian nuclear explosion poses no threat Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no threat from a deadly explosion at a secretive naval weapons testing range that has raised radiation concerns...
2019-08-19, 21:00

Alec Ogletree’s transformation could make him Giants threat Alec Ogletree didn’t want to get left behind. He saw the game changing, moving toward lighter linebackers who can cover tight ends and running backs, and knew he had to adapt. “The guys that they bring in now are not your 250s or 240s,” the Giants’ middle linebacker said. “They are at 225 and 230......
2019-08-20, 21:13

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
2019-06-07, 06:52

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
2019-06-14, 03:52

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to counter any threats or aggression against its territory....
2019-06-22, 13:52

Air Force warns about nationwide threat of ‘involuntary celibates’ Air Force instructors have been warning troops about the growing threat of radicalized “incels” — aka guys who can’t find women to sleep with them, a report says. Airmen stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland were recently briefed on the “involuntary celibates,R...
2019-06-22, 11:00

U.S. redoubles sanctions threat over S-400 as Erdogan vows retaliation The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a "very viable" option, even as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed to retaliate if that occurred....
2019-06-20, 20:13

Why Europe needs to monitor China's rare earths threat European manufacturers will need to keep an eye on China's "near-monopoly" on the extraction and supply of rare earth minerals as they move toward electric power, experts have told CNBC....
2019-06-06, 09:26

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. “Iran has just issued a ...
2019-07-04, 04:26

FBI director pegs China as the most 'severe' counterintelligence threat FBI Director Christopher Wray said that China is the greatest counterintelligence threat facing the U.S. but warned that Russia is a close runner-up as Moscow remains focused on disrupting the upcoming presidential election....
2019-07-24, 10:52

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a climate change solution....
2019-08-10, 00:00

Apple stock drops on Trump tariff threat Apple stock dropped sharply after President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the U.S. will put an additional 10% tariff on a remaining list of goods imported from China starting on September 1....
2019-08-01, 20:13

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s announcement Thursday that he would impose a 5% t...
2019-06-01, 07:39

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

Patrick Mahomes’ offseason sounds like a threat to rest of NFL Patrick Mahomes is trimming the fat heading into his third season with Kansas City. Opening up about his offseason regimen to Yahoo Sports, the Chiefs quarterback revealed he has been working hard to make sure he’s “in the best shape possible” for when training camp kicks off on Ju...
2019-07-03, 22:26

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
2019-07-02, 04:39

Terror Alert At 2 Pathankot Stations After Intel On Threat From Pak's ISI Two train stations in Punjab's border district of Pathankot are on high alert after intelligence inputs of the threat of expositions triggered by Pakistan's spy agency ISI....
2019-05-27, 10:26

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
2019-07-12, 00:26

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
2019-06-01, 01:52

Vehicle fire ‘creates threat to life’ near Tombstone TOMBSTONE, Ariz. – A fire warning has been issued for Cochise County after a blaze near Davis Road threatened a Tombstone home Friday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the blaze was ignited on wildland by a vehicle fire near Davis Road between State Routh 80 and High Lonesom...
2019-07-06, 00:13

Trump administration admits that the threat of Huawei spying was enough for a ban It seems the Trump administration has finally explained the rationale for its actions against Huawei that culminated in a sweeping ban of US companies doing business with the Chinese consumer electronics giant. A ban that also led to a series of newsworthy consequences, including FedEx making headli...
2019-07-06, 08:26

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
2019-07-11, 19:00

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the count...
2019-05-31, 17:52

"Shouldn't Take It Seriously": Centre Downplays Al Qaeda Chief's Threat Days after al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri released a video calling for "unrelenting blows" on India, the central government today brushed it off as just another routine threat that needn't be taken......
2019-07-11, 18:52

FBI increases focus on domestic terrorism threat: official The FBI, focused intently for years on combating terrorism from abroad, is turning more attention to home-grown, U.S. domestic violent extremists, a senior FBI counterterrorism official said on Thursday....
2019-05-24, 01:01

Ex-FBI leaders to testify on Mueller report, Russian threat WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats angling to spotlight damning allegations from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report are focusing Wednesday on contacts between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. The House Intelligence Committee has invited two former leaders of the FBI&#...
2019-06-12, 07:52

German authorities dismiss threat of far-right 'enemy lists' Some who read their names on "enemy lists" created by far-right extremists feel their lives are in danger. But the Interior Ministry has denied that being on such lists represents a "tangible threat."...
2019-08-14, 23:26

The Latest: Pelosi suggests ‘intervention’ over Trump threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local): 11:35 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting an “intervention” with President Donald Trump after he vowed to not work with Congress unless Democrats stop investigating him. The Ca...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Bank Stocks Decline After Trump's New Tariff Threat Bank stocks fell sharply after President Trump’s latest tariff threat sent U.S. Treasury yields tumbling and raised new questions about the outlook for economic growth....
2019-08-02, 08:39

Bar owner gets death threat for calling out water drinkers A bar owner in England came under fire for complaining about people who just drink water. Sam Espensen, owner of Bristol Spirit in Bristol, took to Twitter to complain about the water drinkers last week. Since her bar occasionally features pop-up kitchens, some customers may not realize that the bar...
2019-05-30, 18:26

Viagogo faces new court threat over ticket resales Viagogo, the ticket resale website, is facing further court action after it was accused of failing to comply with an order relating to its treatment of consumers....
2019-07-04, 15:39

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of an armed conflict....
2019-06-29, 22:00

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and that the island faced threats from "overseas forces," in a veiled reference to China....
2019-07-12, 03:26

‘Prospective Threat’ of Chinese Spying Justifies Huawei Ban, U.S. Says Government lawyers argued in a court filing this week that proof of wrongdoing by the Chinese tech giant was not required to justify barring federal agencies from using its gear....
2019-07-05, 17:39

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
2019-05-21, 14:38

How Edwin Diaz is handling the threat of Mets demotion PITTSBURGH — Earlier this season, Edwin Diaz intimated to a person in the Mets clubhouse that pitching in New York was maybe “too much” for him. Diaz, a quiet 25-year-old, had never endured this level of scrutiny pitching for the Mariners, for whom he emerged as an All-Star last season and finished ...
2019-08-05, 05:00

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so far tried in vain to reach a deal that would avoid stiff budget cuts, a government shutdown and deb...
2019-07-07, 15:39

New York's historic Paris Theatre under threat after more than 70 years in business Future of city’s last single screen cinema, opened by Marlene Dietrich and frequented by David Bowie, hangs in the balanceThe Paris Theatre has become one of New York’s cultural landmarks since it was officially opened by the actor Marlene Dietrich as a cinema for showing French films in 1948.Down t...
2019-07-07, 10:39

Iran threat explained: Dunford behind deployments to deter aggression Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford revealed yesterday that he was the driving force behind the recent U.S. deployments to the Persian Gulf region, which he recommended after reviewing intelligence that indicated an ominous pattern in Iranian actions....
2019-05-30, 19:13

Oil gains about 3%; records loss for week after Trump tariff threat Oil prices gained about 3% on Friday a day after recording their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
2019-08-02, 22:26

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules The administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
2019-06-06, 06:52

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the self-governed island Beijing regards as part of its territory....
2019-07-24, 14:26

Democrat to force vote on Mexico tariffs if Trump follows through on threat House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to block President Trump from imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-06, 19:39

Talking Horses: does horse racing really face an 'existential threat'? The sport is in a ‘dangerous moment’ according to a former betting executive and the 2005 Gambling Act is a chief factorThe internal combustion engine, powered flight, electricity, universal suffrage and two world wars are just a few of the transformative inventions, discoveries and events which hav...
2019-07-19, 13:00

China Faces Limited Options to Retaliate to Latest U.S. Threat China threatened to retaliate if the U.S. moves to place fresh tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods, though Beijing faces limited options to strike back without hurting its economy....
2019-08-02, 21:26

China Stirs Suspicion With Unusual Maritime-Threat Alert Nations that flank the Strait of Malacca are puzzling over why China issued an emergency-level alert for its ships that pass through the vital Asian waterway, and whether strategic calculations are at play....
2019-07-11, 20:26

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
2019-05-21, 23:52

We Take Sovereign Decisions Based On Threat Perception: Centre On S-400 Deal In the wake of US pressure to scrap the S-400 missile deal with Russia, India on Wednesday said it takes sovereign decisions based on entire spectrum of security challenges facing the country....
2019-07-03, 21:26

After Safari Ends in a Nightmare, Benin Awakens to the Threat of Terrorism A safari guide knew every watering hole in Pendjari National Park in Benin. He did not know that terrorists across the border could reach him in his country....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Two Palo Verde HS students questioned for social media threat TUCSON – Two students at Palo Verde Magnet High School are being questioned after a social media threat was reported on Wednesday, according to Tucson Unified School District. TUSD says Tucson Police Department did “an immediate investigation” Wednesday night. “At this point, there is no threat to t...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
2019-06-02, 22:13

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics....
2019-06-07, 04:00

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in trade tensions that analysts have cautioned could pressure an already slowing economy....
2019-06-07, 11:13

Tornado threat eases but will resume next week across U.S. Plains states The tornadoes and heavy rains sweeping across the United States from the southern Plains into New Jersey will ease by late Thursday but resume early next week, forecasters said....
2019-05-29, 10:00

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Dushabe on Saturday....
2019-06-15, 19:39

After Threat To Punjabis In Shillong, Amarinder Singh Sends In Delegation A week after militant group HNLC issued a threat to Punjabi settlers asking them to vacate the Punjabi Lane area of Shillong, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sent a four-member......
2019-06-15, 19:39

African nations, Western partners strive to combat IED threat A U.S.-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive....
2019-08-02, 16:52

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unidentified man confessed to the hoax, which caused Lufthansa flight LH1411 to be evacuated before taking ...
2019-07-22, 16:52

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
2019-05-31, 17:26

Fear ''Threat'' To Life: Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers To Mumbai Top Cop Ten rebel lawmakers from the Congress-JD(S) combine have written to the Mumbai police commissioner expressing fears of threat to their lives during visits of Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy......
2019-07-10, 07:26

How a vaccinated woman's death exposes the threat of anti-vaxxers In an exclusive interview, Catherine Montantes’s mother details her daughter’s death from measles, a disease called ‘harmless’ by anti-vaxxersCatherine Montantes was a 28-year-old college student, training to become a border patrol agent, and recently diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder.When she s...
2019-07-10, 07:26

In Message, Al Qaeda Chief's Threat On Kashmir, Indian Army Al Qaeda terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri has, in a video released by the global terror outfit, called for "Mujahideen in Kashmir" to inflict "unrelenting blows" on the Indian Army and the government in......
2019-07-10, 13:00

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico, until the men’s and women’...
2019-07-10, 21:39

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
2019-07-22, 17:39

UPDATE 1-EU redoubles threat to retaliate if U.S. raises auto tariffs The European Union is keen to work with Washington to reform the World Trade Organization and cooperate on common challenges to global trade, but will retaliate if Washington makes good on its threat to raise car tariffs, a top EU official said on Monday....
2019-07-22, 20:26

JGB futures soar as Trump threat boosts allure of debt Japanese government bond futures on Friday gained the most since January as yields on cash bonds sagged across the curve after U.S. President Donald Trump broke a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, bolstering demand for safe-haven assets....
2019-08-02, 09:52

Shaky defenders and France's threat: our writers' US World Cup predictions The defending champions have been expected to breeze to the final in years past. But the rest of the world has caught up in the last few yearsUSWNT’s key player is …Julie Ertz. No one else in the squad offers the same physical disruption in central midfield, and the USWNT’s defense, which has looked...
2019-06-10, 12:13

‘Ghost’ Fishing Gear Is a Bigger Threat to Sharks Than We Realized Not even the oceans’ top predators can escape the ruinous embrace of humanity’s plastic waste, suggests new research. The study indicates that over recent decades, many hundreds of sharks have been reported falling victim to entanglement in fishing gear and other marine plastic debris.Read more......
2019-07-09, 16:26

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans under threat from ministers' resignations Likely new PM could find no-deal option thwarted by senior Tories such as Philip HammondBoris Johnson’s hoped-for triumphant march into Downing Street this week is set to be dampened by a carefully timed series of resignations by senior ministers, who will retreat to the backbenches with a vow to th...
2019-07-21, 22:52

Trump Campaign Sees Elizabeth Warren as an Increasing Threat Just two months after President Donald Trump declared Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren “finished,” his campaign now is viewing her as a gathering threat in the lead-up to the 2020 election....
2019-06-17, 00:26

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen headed for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces", in a veiled reference to China....
2019-07-11, 18:52

Australia can handle Jofra Archer’s Ashes threat, says Pat Cummins • ‘We’ll do our homework but we’ve all faced him,’ says bowler• Cummins confident in Australia’s squad after warm-up matchPat Cummins believes Jimmy Anderson will be a “massive loss” for England in the second Ashes Test and says Australia are well prepared to deal with his replacement, Jofra Archer,...
2019-08-11, 20:13

Florida man arrested for alleged threat involving AR-15: ‘Don’t go to Walmart next week’ A Florida man was arrested Friday for posting a threatening message on social media that said he was going to have his semi-automatic rifle returned and shoppers should avoid Walmart, authorities said....
2019-08-11, 19:00

2019 Women’s World Cup: Which teams pose biggest U.S. threat The Post’s Brian Lewis breaks down the teams, players and games to watch for in the 2019 women’s World Cup. Five Favorites United States: The Americans’ three Women’s World Cups are more than any other country, and a successful title defense would give them as many as the rest of the ent...
2019-06-07, 14:26

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any time....
2019-06-07, 14:39

Missouri Walmart threat suspect ID'd by police, mug shot released ​​​​​​​Police in Missouri identified the armed suspect that entered a Springfield Walmart on Thursday as 20-year-old Dmitriy Nickolayvich Andreychenko, who was reportedly stopped at gunpoint by a former firefighter before being taken into custody by police....
2019-08-10, 01:39

US "Serious Threat To Global Stability": Iran's Hassan Rouhani In Bishkek Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said today that US actions present a serious threat to global and regional stability, speaking at an international forum in Kyrgyzstan....
2019-06-14, 15:00

'These kids are ticking time bombs': The threat of youth basketball In part one of a two-part series, ESPN explores the dangers of youth basketball -- and how the culture of perpetual competition is jeopardizing the futures of the very stars it hopes to create....
2019-07-11, 16:26

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, if a US-China trade deal can’t be struck.Financial...
2019-08-02, 07:01

Australian lawmaker likens China threat to Nazi Germany China has said it "strongly deplores" remarks by a prominent Australian lawmaker that compared Beijing to Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin....
2019-08-08, 19:26

Heat wave poses new threat to Notre Dame Cathedral The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid that the heatwave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse....
2019-07-25, 04:52

"Papa, You Sent Goons": BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Alleges Threat In Video Sakshi Misra, daughter of BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh Rajesh Misra, has posted a video on social media claiming she is in danger from her father after she married a man of another caste against his......
2019-07-11, 10:26

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — Surging water levels are making matters worse for a Great Lakes shorebird that’s already on the endangered list. Piping plovers build nests and raise their young on beaches around the lakes. Coastline development has shrunk their habitat and caused their numbers to plu...
2019-06-17, 08:00

U.S. tariff threat may compound Apple's iPhone woes: BofA Apple Inc could see a hit to its annual earnings from U.S. President Donald Trump's newly proposed 10% tariff on Chinese imports from Sept. 1, analysts from Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday....
2019-08-02, 18:13

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was ov...
2019-06-09, 21:26

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
2019-06-29, 01:39

LGBTQ student group receives homophobic threat over voicemail An official at a Lower Manhattan organization that supports LGBTQ students received a homophobic voicemail during Pride Month, cops said Monday. The 32-year-old employee of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Educational Network on William Street received a voicemail on June 8 that said, “I hate f&#...
2019-07-01, 19:00

A Fed letdown on rate cuts could be the stock market's biggest threat now The Federal Reserve and the market are miles apart on interest rate expectations, and the disparity could cost the stock market a 7%-10% drop, economists say....
2019-06-27, 23:26

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
2019-07-13, 01:52

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
2019-06-01, 07:26

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
2019-06-12, 21:39

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday....
2019-06-01, 05:39

Alleged gun threat behind WNBA star Riquna Williams’ suspension Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was suspended without pay by the WNBA on Tuesday for 10 games — nearly a third of the season — for a domestic violence incident. Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts, one involving the assault of an individual with whom she was...
2019-07-17, 18:39

Trump's Response to E. Jean Carroll's Accusations Sure Sounds Like a Threat On Friday, New York magazine published an excerpt from E. Jean Carroll’s forthcoming memoir in which she accuses President Trump of a 1990s sexual assault in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room. In response, Trump spent the weekend encouraging his supporters to harass her....
2019-06-23, 23:39

Investors seek safety on threat of wider U.S.-China spat Global equity markets slid on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China trade standoff after reports the United States has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
2019-05-22, 18:26

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Mike Pence declined repeated invitations to say the human-induced climate crisis is a threat ...
2019-06-23, 22:00

'Adolf Hitler' emails death threat to Siemens boss The CEO of the German industrial giant shared the threat on Twitter, thought to have been sent by neo-Nazi extemists. The email mentions politician Walter Lübcke whose murder last month was labeled politically motivated....
2019-07-12, 22:26

BJP's Manoj Tiwari Says He Received Death Threat, Files Complaint Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said he has received a death threat through an SMS on his personal phone number, in which the sender said he is under "extreme compulsion" to eliminate the leader....
2019-06-23, 13:26

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
2019-06-22, 23:13

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft sprayed water early on Wednesday in a bid to douse the flames of a huge wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal from authorities for assistance from European partners....
2019-08-14, 10:00

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could create meth-gators."...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-23, 21:26

Matt Gaetz, a Trump Ally, Is in Hot Water Again for Cohen Threat Representative Matt Gaetz ignored the House Ethics Committee’s request for an interview as it examined an accusation of witness intimidation. Now he faces an ethics inquiry....
2019-06-29, 01:39

Benin Awakens to the Threat of Terrorism After Safari Ends in a Nightmare A safari guide knew every watering hole in Pendjari National Park in Benin. He did not know that terrorists across the border could reach him in his country....
2019-08-21, 00:13

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions. Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting with Ross while both attended the Saturday inaugura...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks, Trump doubles down on threat Top Mexican and U.S. officials on Sunday prepared for crunch talks next week aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
2019-06-02, 22:13

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
2019-05-23, 19:13

Mexico and U.S. gear up for tariff talks as Trump doubles down on threat Mexican and U.S. officials were preparing on Sunday for upcoming talks aimed at averting a major trade clash after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose punitive tariffs on all Mexican goods in an intensifying dispute over migration....
2019-06-03, 00:00

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
2019-06-02, 02:00

George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, he’s jokingly promised a deadline. If he doesn’t me...
2019-05-23, 11:39

"Serious Threat": Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Write To Mumbai Police Again Fourteen Karnataka rebel lawmakers, who are staying at a hotel in Mumbai after resigning from the state assembly last week, have written to the Mumbai Police to seek protection from senior Congress......
2019-07-15, 07:26

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat VIENNA (AP) — Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are set to gather in Vienna as tensions in the Persian Gulf simmer and Tehran is poised to surpass a uranium stockpile threshold, posing a threat to the accord. The regular quarterly mee...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also said Saturday that a delega...
2019-06-02, 00:39

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world's population....
2019-08-20, 22:26

"Terrorism Biggest Threat To Humanity," Says PM At BRICS Meet: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked world leaders to work together to "curb terrorism" on a global scale as he set out to hold talks with leaders including US President Donald Trump on the......
2019-06-28, 09:39

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
2019-06-22, 22:13

Lapse of US-Russia arms treaty will heighten missile threat, says UN INF treaty, which kept nuclear missiles off European soil, was ‘an invaluable brake on nuclear war’, says António GuterresThe UN secretary general has warned that the world will lose “an invaluable brake on nuclear war” with the expiry of a cold war-era arms control treaty on Friday.The 1987 Interme...
2019-08-01, 21:52

Daily on Energy: Trudeau gets through to Trump on uranium with retaliation threat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-21, 21:13

Mortal Kombat 11 Devs Are Looking Into Ongoing Threat Of DDoS Attacks It’s become clear to Mortal Kombat 11 players over the last few weeks that the game’s online modes have some critical vulnerabilities. Netplay competitors have been subjected to numerous attacks, including distributed denial of service (DDoS) targeting that makes matches unplayable and has apparentl...
2019-08-07, 04:13

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack is “critical.” The move was announced Tuesday by the British Ministry of Defense, the BBC reports. It came just one day before a reported i...
2019-07-12, 10:13

Europol highlights Russian money as biggest laundering threat Europe's Baltic states are at risk from further Russian money laundering, a top European police official said after several big banks were hit by scandals centered on the region....
2019-06-13, 19:26

Additional police presence at Marana HS after Snapchat threat resurfaces MARANA, Ariz. – Marana Unified School District issued a statement Thursday morning regarding a social media shooting threat. The district said they were contacted by Marana Police Department about a message that “resurfaced” on Snapchat stating “there gonna shoot up the school.” In their statement, ...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Department. TPD said a man reportedly called the family practice at 630 N. Alvernon Way near Fifth Street to voice his concerns about not being able to set up ...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
2019-05-22, 13:01

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests across the US are at risk of being ravaged by an army of harmful pests, undermining a crucial resource in addressing the climate crisis, new research ...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Trump says he thinks Mexico wants a deal, tariff threat stands U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thinks Mexico wants to make a deal in the neighbors' immigration dispute, but that he will go ahead with tariffs on Mexican goods if it does not do more to control migration....
2019-06-05, 19:13

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially harmful and a number of experts are anxious about ...
2019-05-22, 09:39

The Fed cuts rates and the tariff man tweets: Is the recession threat real? The latest 25 basis point interest rate cut by the Federal Open Market Committee came with the yawn it deserved, though it was one of the most anticipated cuts in recent Fed history. While the small cut did nothing to excite Wall Street and did even less to generate a positive tweet from President T...
2019-08-03, 04:39

Team Trump backs off threat to slap tariffs on Mexico Team Trump on Wednesday appeared to back off the president’s threat to slap 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with a top White House trade official suggesting they wouldn’t be needed because the US now has “the Mexicans’ attention” on border security. “We believe that these tariffs may not have ...
2019-06-05, 20:39

Trump's threat to tax French wines labelled 'completely moronic' Retaliatory proposal follows France’s announced levy for US technology companiesA threat by Donald Trump to tax French wines in retaliation to a proposed levy aimed at big US technology companies is “completely moronic”, France’s agriculture minister has said.French plans to place a 3% tax on the “G...
2019-08-02, 23:00

Italian PM’s threat to quit leaves ball in Salvini’s court Bickering between the League and M5S has intensified since European elections The fate of Italy’s coalition government lies with the far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, a day after the prime minister threatened to resign if Salvini’s League and its coalition partner, the Five Star Movem...
2019-06-04, 23:39

Support for Mexican president grows after Trump tariff threat Support for Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has grown since his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of Mexican goods to pressure Mexico into adopting tougher migration policies, polls showed on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:26

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action. Shares of automakers and suppliers ...
2019-05-31, 19:13

Islamic State in Afghanistan Remains a ‘Very Worrisome’ Threat, General Says (RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany) — The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a “very worrisome” threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said IS would ...
2019-06-13, 08:26

Congress seeks briefing on potential threat to U.S. heparin supply Leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the Food and Drug Administration about the potential threat to the U.S. heparin supply due to the outbreak of African swine fever in China....
2019-07-31, 23:26

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday over a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters amid a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation. Republican senators fled the Legislature — and some, the state — earlier this week to...
2019-06-22, 06:39

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
2019-06-19, 22:26

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
2019-07-12, 20:00

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not only for us a problem, it's a problem for everybody," she said....
2019-07-12, 17:52

China escalates rare earths threat at U.S. in response to technology ban   There's a growing sense in both capitals that the two largest economies need to diversify their supply chains and unwind a system of mutual economic dependency...
2019-05-31, 17:13

Stocks shiver, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat Safe-haven sovereign bonds surged and European stocks tumbled on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
2019-05-31, 15:26

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
2019-05-22, 17:26

Bundesliga: Could RB Leipzig pose a threat to Bayern Munich's title? After two top three finishes in three years, RB Leipzig go in to the new season with one of Europe's hottest coaching talents in charge. Can Julian Nagelsmann and some exciting new signings challenge for the title?...
2019-07-31, 21:00

New threat to fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral: Heat wave The chief architect of France’s historic monuments says he’s afraid the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceiling in fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse...
2019-07-24, 18:26

Flesh-eating bacteria: How to avoid summer’s scariest health threat It’s summer’s scariest health threat. But how worried should you be about necrotizing fasciitis, better known as “flesh-eating disease”? Although US officials haven’t issued any warnings this summer about the stomach-turning, sometimes-fatal condition, cases of necrotizing fasciitis seem to be...
2019-07-23, 07:26

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
2019-06-13, 20:39

FBI Director Christopher Wray says China is America’s biggest espionage threat FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday said China poses more of an espionage threat against the United State than any other country, including Russia, and that the agency has more than a thousand ongoing investigations into intellectual property theft linked to Beijing. “So it is a threat th...
2019-07-23, 20:13

Nintendo Moves Some Switch Production Out of China, Adapting to Tariff Threat Nintendo is shifting some production of its Switch videogame console to Southeast Asia from China to limit the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on Chinese-made electronics....
2019-06-12, 10:52

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investig...
2019-06-11, 22:39

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
2019-06-12, 18:13

FBI's Wray sounds alarm over China, warns of 'severe counterintelligence threat' FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Congress on Tuesday that China poses “a more severe counterintelligence threat” to the United States than any other country. ...
2019-07-23, 20:26

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
2019-06-12, 02:26

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
2019-06-12, 03:26

Rare footage of uncontacted tribe highlights threat to Amazon forest Rare video of uncontacted members of Brazil's Awa Amazon tribe has emerged, as activists warn of growing threats to this tribe from loggers who are nearing their traditional hunting ground....
2019-07-23, 14:39

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understands....
2019-07-11, 02:13