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Argentine Markets Steady, but Political Instability Drives Uncertainty

Some economists said the country is heading for prolonged financial instability amid the growing likelihood that the left-wing Peronist movement will return to power in October elections....

Argentine Markets Steady, but Political Instability Drives Uncertainty

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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam markets struggle as recession fears grow; Argentine peso down again The Argentine peso declined for a third day on Wednesday and most Latin American markets weakened as worrying economic data from China and Germany and moves in U.S. bond markets suggested a recession for major global economies is on the horizon as a bruising U.S.-China trade war drags on. The Br...
2019-08-14, 18:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam markets rebound on China relief, Argentine peso extends falls Most Latin American markets rebounded on Tuesday as fears of further escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions eased slightly after the United States delayed tariffs on certain Chinese goods, while Argentina's peso continued its slide on rising fears of a return to populist policies. Equities and...
2019-08-14, 00:13

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
2019-06-27, 20:26

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances....
2019-08-14, 10:00

Six points: Argentine markets watching gap as presidential primaries near Argentine voters go to the polls for primary elections next week with market-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri widely expected to come in behind the populist-leaning opposition candidate. The market reaction, economists say, depends how big the margin....
2019-08-01, 17:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil and Argentine currencies rise in catch-up rally While worries over tensions between U.S. and Iran kept some Latin American assets pressured on Friday, Brazil's stocks scaled a record high and its currency firmed in a catch-up rally, while Argentina's peso hit a two-month high. Sentiment globally took a hit after U.S. President Donald Trump c...
2019-06-21, 22:39

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks up, Argentine peso closes up before Fitch downgrade Most Latin American stocks rose on Monday, joining a rebound in global markets on hopes of fiscal and monetary stimulus in major economies, while Argentina was handed a fresh blow as Fitch downgraded its credit rating, pushing it deeper into junk territory. Stocks in the region, besides those i...
2019-08-17, 04:26

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real pauses after rally, Argentine peso hit by Moody's revision Most Latin American currencies weakened on Monday, halting the Brazilian real's recent run-up as investors looked for progress in the government's pension reform bill, while the Argentine peso was hit hard by Moody's outlook cut. The real fell about 0.5% after posting its strongest weekly gain s...
2019-07-15, 23:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
2019-06-07, 06:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
2019-06-14, 07:52

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX steady as investors gauge Lagarde's nomination to head ECB Amid growth worries, Latin American currencies were quiet against a steady dollar on Wednesday as investors gauged the implications of the nomination of the IMF's Christine Lagarde to head the European Central Bank. Markets are hoping that International Monetary Fund head Lagarde will maintain t...
2019-07-03, 16:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
2019-05-30, 17:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash rattle investors Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbours like bonds, gold, and the yen....
2019-08-13, 04:26

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Tuesday as investors awaited developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Bank of Japan also opted to keep monetary policy steady....
2019-07-31, 22:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
2019-05-27, 08:13

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
2019-05-24, 15:52

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
2019-06-12, 00:00

Best secure drives 2019: top USB drives to protect your data In this guide to the best secure drives of 2019, we look at the top data storage devices that will allow you carry private data around with you, safe in the knowledge that if the device itself becomes compromised, your data will remain safe.Whenever you carry important data around with you on a USB ...
2019-08-07, 03:52

New York Knicks' instability reportedly turning off other players The New York Knicks missed out on marquee free agents this summer and an incident between owner James Dolan and former player Charles Oakley may have something to do with it....
2019-07-08, 21:13

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for resources; underdevelopment, and a fundamental lac...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Antarctic ice instability could yield rapid melting, dramatic sea level rise Even if global warming slows or stops in the coming decades, instability among Antarctic glaciers could trigger rapid melting and subsequent sea level rise....
2019-07-09, 23:39

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian knot of conflict and instability.”...
2019-05-21, 14:38

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond yields creep higher as markets wait for Fed signals Shares were treading water on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields kept the dollar steady, as investors waited to hear whether the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for a U.S. rate cut this month....
2019-07-10, 12:26

Cboe Global Markets Announces Senate Version of Options Markets Stability Act CHICAGO – July 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced that Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today introduced S. 3283, The Options Markets Stability Act....
2019-05-21, 15:13

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
2019-06-06, 02:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Markets find a floor as Chinese data soothe nerves Stock markets enjoyed a tentative recovery on Thursday after better-than-expected Chinese export data, while a steadying of the yuan restored some calm to global markets following a stormy few days that sent investors scrambling for safety....
2019-08-08, 14:39

Cboe Global Markets Announces Appointments of Three Executives to its Markets Division CHICAGO – December 11, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it has hired Arianne Criqui as Senior Vice President, Head of Options and Business Development, and Robert Hocking as Senior Vice President, Head of Derivative...
2019-05-21, 15:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico's markets weaken as Pemex plan underwhelms A resurgent dollar piled pressure on Latin American currencies on Tuesday, with the Mexican peso leading losses as investors were disappointed by a new business plan for debt-laden oil firm Pemex. The peso fell over 0.6% after Pemex reiterated the government would reduce taxes on the w...
2019-07-16, 23:52

EMERGING MARKETS-Growth worries send Latam markets into a tailspin Latin American markets were swept up in a global sell-off of risk assets on Wednesday as investors sought safety in U.S. government debt and gold on fears that an escalating U.S.-China trade war will push the world's largest economy toward recession. Benchmark U.S. Treasury yields fell across th...
2019-08-07, 17:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bolstered by investor relief following a U.S. decision to hold off import tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-11, 08:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade optimism lifts Latam markets; Brazil cheers stimulus Latin American markets rose on Wednesday as optimism from U.S.-China trade talks offset concerns of slowing global growth, while a new policy to control Brazil's fiscal woes and provide stimulus to the economy boosted sentiment. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday it was a ...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Cboe Global Markets Appoints Executive Vice Presidents in Newly Formed Markets Division CHICAGO – April 4, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the appointments of Andy Lowenthal and Bryan Harkins as Executive Vice Presidents and co-heads of the firm’s newly formed Markets Divisi...
2019-05-21, 15:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks and currencies gain, led by Chinese markets Emerging markets gained on Tuesday as the Chinese government moved to support its stocks and currency, but new tariff threats in the U.S-China trade war kept risk appetite subdued....
2019-06-11, 12:52

EMERGING MARKETS-Bovespa top gainer among Latam markets, FX firms A Latin American stocks benchmark rose on Tuesday, boosted by strong gains in index heavyweight Brazil, and the region's currencies firmed broadly against the dollar as frosty U.S.-China ties marginally thawed. The United States late on Monday allowed Huawei Technologies Co to buy U.S.-...
2019-05-22, 01:13

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not support adequately funding the military. "I will tel...
2019-07-02, 20:13

Why Kirchner’s Comeback Goes Through Argentine Court Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who returned to the public eye after winning a seat to the Senate in 2017, says she is running for vice-president in October elections. She’s also standing trial for alleged corruption charges stemming from her presidency and that of her lat...
2019-05-30, 19:39

Argentine Vote Slams U.S. Bond Funds Yield-seeking investors everywhere are getting singed this week by the meltdown in Argentina’s markets following the victory of a populist candidate in the South American nation’s presidential primary election....
2019-08-14, 12:26

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
2019-05-29, 03:00

Argentine pediatrician detained for child pornography BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities in Argentina say they have detained one of the chief pediatricians at a respected children’s hospital for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography. The Security Ministry said in a statement Wednesday that police detained the 55-year-old ...
2019-05-29, 23:52

| CSA shakeup: Uncertainty over Faf is scary The Proteas coaching/management bag having been shaken so violently, keeping captain Faf du Plessis on board seems essential for stability, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-08-05, 17:00

Argentine president promises investigation following massive blackout Argentine President Mauricio Macri called the massive blackout that left tens of millions in South America without power on Sunday "unprecedented", and promised a thorough investigation....
2019-06-16, 21:52

Argentine ex-official sentenced in money scandal at convent A court in Argentina has sentenced a former government official to 6 years in prison for illicit enrichment after he tried to hide millions of dollars in cash at a convent....
2019-06-12, 23:39

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party’s presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough. Alberto Fernández of the left-leaning Unidad Ciudadana party told C5N te...
2019-06-04, 06:13

Argentine Peso Dives on Peronists' Potential Return Argentina’s peso had its worst fall in at least a decade and stocks plunged amid investor concerns about the potential return to power of the country’s populist Peronist movement, which advocates greater state control of the economy and opposes a landmark trade deal with the EU....
2019-08-13, 04:00

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
2019-05-22, 02:26

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
2019-06-05, 03:00

| Argentine federation seeks answers on suspected VAR interference Argentina's football association have asked the company supplying the VAR technology at the Copa America to clarify if there was any interference in their clash with Brazil....
2019-07-06, 08:13

Cubs, Red Sox uncertainty: The most curious teams right now There is cake. And there is eating it too. Having both Aroldis Chapman and Gleyber Torres named to the past two AL All-Star teams is the Yankees not only being served dessert, but enjoying it. The flip side is the Cubs, who in July 2016 dealt Torres to the Yankees for Chapman. In the world......
2019-07-08, 02:39

Argentine Peso Collapses as Macri’s Re-election Chances Drop Stocks and bonds also slid as voters flirted with a return to interventionist economics by snubbing President Mauricio Macri and his market-friendly approach in primary voting....
2019-08-13, 00:26

Argentine sport court member advices Messi to apologize Argentine sport court member advices Messi to apologize for harsh comments at Copa América to avoid sanction       ...
2019-07-16, 02:39

Argentine Vote to Show Strength of Support for Market Overhauls Argentines voted in a primary election on Sunday that is expected to indicate whether pro-business President Mauricio Macri will be re-elected in October to accelerate market overhauls or will see his plans unraveled by his leftist rivals....
2019-08-12, 01:39

Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli dies at 92 Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli, known for designing some of the world’s tallest and most iconic buildings, has died. He was 92.        ...
2019-07-21, 01:00

Argentine peso crashes after Macri gets thumped in primary election Argentina's beleaguered peso currency collapsed 30.3% to record 65 per U.S. dollar on Monday, traders said, after market-friendly President Mauricio Macri's worse-than-expected performance in the country's Sunday primary election....
2019-08-12, 17:13

Yen, gold gain on trade war angst; Argentine peso sinks Investors piled into gold, safe-haven yen and bonds on Monday over nagging concerns about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and global growth, while Argentina's peso plunged 22% after voters handed its president an election mauling....
2019-08-12, 22:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Rush into US bonds sinks global stock markets; gold touches 6-year high A rush into the safety of U.S. government bonds smothered a broad rally in global stocks Wednesday as spiraling fears of a global economic recession gripped markets....
2019-08-07, 17:00

RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Rush into US bonds sinks global stock markets; gold touches 6-year high A rush into the safety of U.S. government bonds smothered a broad rally in global stocks Wednesday as spiraling fears of a global economic recession gripped markets....
2019-08-07, 17:26

UK economy shrinks amid Brexit uncertainty The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."...
2019-08-09, 19:52

Physicists Hack the Uncertainty Principle to See an Ion Wiggle Heisenberg's famous principle can't be violated, but it can be gamed. A new study shows a way to measure particles with far more precision than before....
2019-06-21, 02:39

Argentine President Macri has slim lead for re-election in early poll Argentine President Mauricio Macri has a narrow lead against his main challenger, candidate Alberto Fernandez, according to a poll published on Thursday, one of the first since candidates have officially announced their intention to run....
2019-07-11, 17:52

Copa America: Argentine FA condemns referee for 'serious errors' in defeat by Brazil The Argentine FA complains to South American football's governing body over "serious and gross refereeing errors" in their Copa America semi-final defeat by Brazil....
2019-07-04, 16:00

Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling....
2019-08-13, 02:26

Argentine opposition candidate Fernandez says Macri's new economic measures are too late Argentine opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said Argentina risks running out of foreign currency reserves due to its economic crisis, in an interview on Wednesday with El Destape Radio....
2019-08-14, 20:39

César Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92 César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday, marking the passing of one of the contemporary architectural greats....
2019-07-20, 10:39

Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Experts say that overconfidence in the capacity of a single transmission line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Uruguay and Paraguay in the dark three days ago. Argentina’s government said the origin of the blackout...
2019-06-20, 05:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
2019-07-03, 16:39

Rehabbing Yankees heading to Tampa with plenty of uncertainty The Yankees hit the road following Sunday’s 8-5 loss to the Red Sox, off to begin a six-game trip in Toronto on Tuesday. Several of their injured teammates will be headed out of The Bronx, as well, with Aaron Judge, Dellin Betances and Greg Bird slated to continue their rehab in Tampa. Judge, sideli...
2019-06-03, 09:39

| Goodbye Hong Kong: Uncertainty forces some to consider leaving Justin Chan, a 20-year-old student, is anxious, both about the future of his native Hong Kong and his role in it. So much so, that he's considering leaving the Chinese territory for good....
2019-07-17, 06:39

'I'm about to have my baby': migrants stuck in Mexico face more uncertainty Tariff deal calls for expansion of policy forcing Central American asylum seekers to wait in Mexico as their cases wind through US courtsIn a cramped San Diego courtroom, immigrant mothers cradled restless babies and toddlers as they waited to go before a judge. After a quick exchange, they were whi...
2019-06-12, 03:26

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the candidate Tuesday due to on-going personnel negotiatio...
2019-06-18, 14:52

Hong Kong critical to China but uncertainty reigns China doesn't need the former Crown colony quite as much as it did back in 1997 when it switched from British rule. But the Special Administrative Region remains a valuable conduit for Beijing....
2019-08-17, 05:26

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of the sector has found.A monthly update on business...
2019-06-04, 19:52

| Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers and protesters on the transition to civilian rule remain deadlocked....
2019-05-24, 08:52

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
2019-05-31, 04:52

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at a Possible Cut Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday but hinted they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
2019-06-19, 20:26

U.S. Stocks Steady, Yuan Stabilizes Major indexes recouped some of their losses after China’s central bank signaled it wouldn’t let the yuan fall much further, steadying a stock market that has been slammed by escalating trade tensions....
2019-08-06, 18:13

UPDATE 1-Argentine president says Vaca Muerta gas pipeline tender to be launched in July Argentina will launch a tender process for a major pipeline servicing the emerging Vaca Muerta shale play in July, President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday, a move that will be key to establishing steady gas exports....
2019-06-13, 01:52

Camila Morrone: the Argentine model-turned-actress taking Cannes by storm She's the daughter of an Argentine model and actress, she's dating Leonardo DiCaprio and considers Al Pacino to be her 'stepfather.' And now model-turned-actress Camila Morrone is one of the biggest discoveries at the Cannes film festival....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Argentine soccer giant River opens stadium to homeless as winter bites Argentine soccer club River Plate opened the doors of its Monumental stadium on Wednesday to give shelter to people living on the streets, as temperatures fell during the Southern Hemisphere winter and a biting economic recession exacerbates poverty in the South American country....
2019-07-04, 02:13

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back....
2019-08-16, 18:52

Argentine soccer club River Plate takes in winter homeless people The River Plate football team has welcomed homeless people to shelter from the winter cold in their stadium. Freezing temperatures have been forecast....
2019-07-04, 16:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety on fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
2019-08-08, 20:13

Fed's Barkin Warns of Business Investment Chill From Trade Uncertainty Uncertainty over trade policy could weaken business sentiment and chill investment, raising new risks for an otherwise stable U.S. economy, said Tom Barkin, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond....
2019-07-01, 14:13

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
2019-06-17, 13:13

Puerto Rico vote delay raises uncertainty over next governor Puerto Rico's next governor remained up in the air on Thursday, just 24 hours before Governor Ricardo Rosselló was due to resign, as the U.S. territory's Senate pushed a vote on his successor to Monday....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
2019-06-08, 18:13

Ferrari drops Bird for Molina in GTE line-up over FE clash uncertainty Sam Bird has been replaced in Ferrari's World Endurance Championship line-up as a result of the continuing uncertainty over date clashes with his Envision Virgin Racing Formula E programme...
2019-08-13, 18:52

'Trumpian uncertainty' will dampen global economic growth, economist says The U.S.-China trade war is hurting America more than China, and is unlikely to be resolved quickly due to President Donald Trump's strategy, an economist told CNBC....
2019-07-12, 17:13

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
2019-08-06, 18:52

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
2019-06-07, 02:52

'Our paychecks bounced': workers face uncertainty after mines shut down Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notified by her bank that her husband’s most recent paycheck had bounced, leaving their account more than $1,000 in the red. Her husband had worked as a coal...
2019-07-22, 12:13

Utilities, Other 'Safety' Stocks Rise Alongside Market Uncertainty The latest rise in the stock market has been helped along by so-called safety stocks, signaling a shift among investors toward seeking certainty as trade tensions and central-bank policy push and pull markets....
2019-06-13, 15:39

Demand worries hurt oil, stocks fall on trade uncertainty Oil futures sank on Wednesday amid higher U.S. crude inventories and a weaker demand outlook, while uncertainty over the U.S.-China trade war and its potential economic impact weighed on stock markets....
2019-06-12, 20:13

Aston Martin shares fall as uncertainty hits sales The production version of the DBX will launch in December this year Luxury car maker has blamed weak UK and European markets as one reason for its revised 2019 outlook Shares in Aston Martin have dived as the Gaydon-based car maker cut its sales and profit forecasts, attributing the fall to weak ...
2019-07-24, 17:26

Mexico tariff uncertainty leaves U.S. produce importers in the lurch On Friday evening, watermelon importer Scott Vandervoet received a flurry of WhatsApp messages from his fellow Nogales, Arizona produce brokers: U.S. tariffs on all Mexican goods due to take effect on Monday were off after the United States and Mexico reached a migration pact....
2019-06-11, 23:13

Frustration grows among natural gas producers amid low prices, LNG uncertainty A consortium of nine natural gas producers wants to attract partners to build and operate what could be a 12-million-tonne-per-year LNG project to open by 2026....
2019-08-12, 02:26

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle....
2019-06-12, 22:26

'Unusual uncertainty' puts stocks in red zone, $50 billion manager says QMA chief investment strategist Ed Keon has significantly pulled back risk exposure during the past few weeks due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22, 23:26

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

U.S. Economy Maintains Steady Jobs Growth Employers added jobs at a steady pace in July and unemployment held at a historically low level, providing a solid foundation for the decadelong U.S. expansion at a time of global headwinds....
2019-08-02, 20:39

U.S. Added Jobs at Steady Pace in July Employers added jobs at a steady pace in July and unemployment held at a historically low level, providing a solid foundation for the decadelong U.S. expansion at a time of global headwinds....
2019-08-05, 04:39

China has enough support for steady economic development, Xi says China's economy is poised for healthy and sustainable growth, President Xi Jinping told Russian media on Tuesday, according to state news agency Xinhua....
2019-06-05, 11:26

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with focus shifting to the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
2019-06-28, 04:39

Oil prices steady after U.S. fuel inventories build Oil prices on Wednesday steadied after plummeting more than 3% in the previous session, but were weighed down by U.S. government data that showed large builds in refined product stockpiles....
2019-07-17, 17:52

Etisalat second-quarter profit remains steady at AED 2.2b The UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat’s net profit remained steady at AED 2.2b in the second quarter of this year compared to a year ago despite tough market conditions.Etisalat operates in 15 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.The operator’s revenue fell 1.53 per cent i...
2019-07-23, 15:13

Xi says China will promote steady ties with Iran Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iran's president on Friday that China will promote steady development of ties with Iran no matter how the situation changes, Chinese state media said....
2019-06-14, 10:13

Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows Oil steadied after falling more than 3% overnight, with U.S. crude trailing Brent after U.S. inventory data fell short of expectations, amid conflicting signals from the U.S. and Iran over the disputes that have roiled prices recently....
2019-07-17, 05:00

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G-20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with the focus shifting to the G-20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
2019-06-28, 05:13

Fed holds rates steady. Here's what that means for your wallet Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car payment....
2019-06-20, 00:52

Oil prices mostly steady despite U.S. crude stock draw Oil futures were little changed on Wednesday as price support from a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories was countered by a slump in equities....
2019-06-19, 20:26

REFILE-UPDATE 8-Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling....
2019-08-13, 04:26

Pediatrician at prominent Argentine children's hospital accused of producing, distributing child pornography One of the chief pediatricians at a respected children's hospital has been detained for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography, Argentine authorities said Wednesday....
2019-05-30, 19:26

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish center Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18, 1994, that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds....
2019-07-17, 19:39

78 Seconds Of Batshit Argentine Soccer Features Violent Tackles, Tears, Unconscionable Flopping Argentine soccer is plagued by a bullshit macho culture where the biggest sin is losing and the biggest virtue is lunging about, heedlessly throwing your body into as many opponents as possible to prove how large your testicles are. For a short clip demonstrating the anarchic, violent, dive-y style ...
2019-05-29, 18:26

Research analyst: Caterpillar's earnings miss adds to market uncertainty Rob Wertheimer, founding partner and director of research for global machinery at Melius Research, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team breaks down the impact of Caterpillar's earnings miss and what it means for the U.S. industrial economy....
2019-07-24, 20:13

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Europe....
2019-08-18, 05:52

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
2019-07-08, 02:39

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with the Taliban....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it....
2019-07-05, 22:52

Hong Kong investors face uncertainty as Chinese questions mount Huge demonstrations in Hong Kong saw a controversial extradition bill shelved, but fears over potential Chinese interference in the self-governing territory continue to raise doubts among business leaders there....
2019-06-21, 14:39

Naomi Osaka's knee injury brings uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York        ...
2019-08-17, 04:52

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
2019-06-18, 13:52

Naomi Osaka's knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York        ...
2019-08-17, 17:26

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
2019-06-11, 01:26

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
2019-07-17, 02:26

Japan Posts Surprising Growth but Global Uncertainty and Tax Bump Loom The Japanese economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the April-June quarter led by solid domestic demand, but a tax increase and global uncertainty could dim the outlook....
2019-08-09, 06:52

"Kashmir Solution Has Begun," Tweets Anupam Kher Amid Uncertainty Amid dramatic late-night developments in Jammu and Kashmir, with several of the state's top political leaders, including Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti and Sajad Lone being put under house arrest,......
2019-08-05, 02:26

Federal Reserve facing uncertainty ahead of interest rate decision The Federal Reserve sounded a lot more hawkish this week — meaning members suddenly seem less amenable to interest rate cuts. I explained in my last column how the Fed has been getting mixed signals from economic indicators and essentially is stuck at a three-way fork in the road: Raise rates as sav...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Alex Marquez ends 2020 uncertainty with new Marc VDS Moto2 deal Moto2 championship leader Alex Marquez will not graduate to MotoGP for at least another year after agreeing to stay with Marc VDS in the intermediate class for 2020...
2019-08-13, 18:52

Union Cabinet To Meet At PM Modi's Residence Amid Kashmir Uncertainty The Union cabinet will meet at the official residence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday morning amid rising tensions in Jammu and Kashmir....
2019-08-05, 02:26

Japan Posts Surprising Growth, but Global Uncertainty and Tax Bump Loom Japan is showing that a nasty trade conflict between its two biggest trading partners needn’t mean economic deterioration, after its economy posted another strong quarter backed by healthy domestic spending....
2019-08-09, 19:52

New tools can help turn your retirement savings into a steady paycheck Retirees face the same big dilemma: how to make their retirement savings last. New personalized tools aim to help identify which accounts to pull your money from and when....
2019-07-23, 15:13

Stocks bounce, yields steady, metals melt again Markets saw a modest rebound in risk appetite on Thursday, as traders took a break from selling beaten-down stocks and pumping money into safe-haven bonds and the dollar....
2019-05-30, 16:26

PRECIOUS-Gold holds steady ahead of Fed meeting Gold held steady in early Asian trade on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a two-day monetary policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve for clues on interest rates....
2019-06-18, 06:52

Fed holds rates steady, signals cuts possible later this year The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation....
2019-06-19, 20:26

Sri Lanka stocks fall despite rate cut; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares ended weaker on Friday, snapping three straight sessions of gains, as foreign investors sold risky assets and the market shrugged off a widely expected rate cut by the central bank. ** The rupee closed steady, market sources said. ** Before the markets opened on Friday, the central...
2019-05-31, 15:00

Book sales are steady, but tariffs are on publishers’ minds NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands gathered to talk about upcoming books, hear from favorite authors and review the current market at the industry convention BookExpo and the fan-based BookCon. Industry executives including Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy agree sales overall are “solid,” if no...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Petrol, Diesel Prices Steady After Six Days Of Reduction Petrol price today, diesel price today: Currently, the domestic petrol and diesel prices are reviewed by oil marketing companies such as state-run Indian Oil on a daily basis - a scheme adopted in......
2019-06-05, 23:52

Oil prices steady amid US-China trade dispute Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from the intensifying China-U.S. trade dispute continuing to cast a shadow over the market....
2019-08-07, 05:13

Oil prices steady as U.S. crude stockpiles drop less than expected Oil prices were steady on Wednesday ahead of a U.S. holiday, after a steep fall the previous session when worries about a slowing global economy outweighed a decision by OPEC and allies to extend crude output cuts....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Asia shares tumble as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash unnerve investors Asian shares slumped on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove investors to safe harbors like bonds, gold, and the Japanese yen....
2019-08-13, 08:00

Who – Or “What” – Drives Interest Rates? EWI's Murray Gunn explains the role of the Federal Reserve in "driving" interest rates and the economy -- you me be surprised to find out who (or what) is doing the real driving....
2019-05-21, 15:13

The Honda S600 Drives Like It's Where All The Fun Comes From Let’s say you just finished canyon-carving in your Honda S2000. You enjoyed its lightweight chassis, 50-50 weight distribution and the sounds emitted from its naturally aspirated engine as that aggressive cam profile switched over, rushing to a 9,000 RPM redline. It felt good and entertaining with y...
2019-06-18, 21:39

Paid federal family leave faces Senate uncertainty after ‘huge win’ in House The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain....
2019-07-17, 12:39

French Open: Uncertainty Over Serena Williams Fitness, Naomi Osaka Form Serena Williams heads into this year's French Open with questions surrounding her fitness while Naomi Osaka needs to rediscover her best form to solidify her position at the top of the women's game....
2019-05-23, 11:13

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
2019-06-10, 19:52

METALS-London copper holds steady, heads for best week in 12 London copper prices were flat in early Asian trade on Friday, holding on to gains made after the United States and top metals consumer China agreed to restart trade talks and amid signs the Federal Reserve may further cut interest rates this year. Copper was on course to gain 2.6% this week, wh...
2019-06-21, 04:13

Sri Lanka stocks gain, rupee steady on hope of rate cut Sri Lankan shares rose on Wednesday while the rupee closed steady on hope of a rate cut by the central bank later this week, market sources said. ** The central bank is widely expected to cut its key interest rates at a meeting on Friday, a Reuters poll showed, to support the economy after tourism a...
2019-05-29, 15:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX recovers slightly at open as oil prices steady Canada's main stock index rose at open on Friday after two days of sharp declines as crude prices recovered and supported advances in the energy sector....
2019-05-24, 17:00

Yankees gushing over Aaron Judge’s slow and steady progress Aaron Judge went through several agility drills and practiced getting jumps on imaginary fly balls Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Afterward, Judge said everything went well, but he didn’t know when he would be able to start hitting. Manager Aaron Boone, however, painted a picture of the injure...
2019-05-29, 04:39

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact stimulus measures to counter a possible global economic slowdown that could affect oil demand....
2019-08-20, 07:00

Fed likely to leave rates steady, despite market outlook and Trump demands The U.S. Federal Reserve concludes its latest two-day policy meeting on Wednesday expected to leave interest rates on hold but flag whether it plans to cut rates later this year as investors expect and the U.S. president has demanded....
2019-06-19, 17:52

Asia shares come off four-month low, euro steady after fragmented EU vote Asia stocks inched up but remained near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro stayed in a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections....
2019-05-27, 08:26

PRECIOUS-Gold trades steady ahead of China GDP data Gold prices held steady in early Asian trade on Monday, as market participants awaited key economic data from China for cues about the health of the world's second-largest economy....
2019-07-15, 04:39

U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve next month....
2019-08-02, 06:26

Global stocks steady, yields bounce, metals melt again Markets saw a modest rebound in risk appetite on Thursday, as traders took a break from selling beaten-down stocks and pumping money into safe-haven bonds and the dollar....
2019-05-30, 12:39

Global stocks, yields steady with Fed, central bank meetings on tap A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
2019-06-17, 19:39

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Oil prices steady; set for weekly gain ahead of G20 talks, OPEC Oil prices were little changed on Friday and were on track for a second straight week of gains, ahead of talks over the trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese presidents this weekend and on production cuts from OPEC on Monday....
2019-06-28, 20:52

Hilton quarterly profit beats on steady travel demand U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by a steady demand for its rooms in the United States....
2019-07-24, 13:13

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
2019-06-17, 18:13

Crude futures steady after fall on U.S. oil products stocks gain Oil prices steadied on Thursday after falling in the previous session when official data showed U.S. stockpiles of products like gasoline rose sharply last week, suggesting weak demand during the peak driving season....
2019-07-18, 06:52

Oil steady with supply tight, but U.S.-China trade war threatens demand Oil prices were steady on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for oil, but tight crude supply and the swift end to a trade dispute between Mexico and the United States offered support....
2019-06-10, 11:39

Treasury Yields Steady Ahead of U.S.-China Trade Talks U.S. government-bond yields hovered near 2%, reflecting investor caution ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan this weekend....
2019-06-28, 23:00

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash, investigators say Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel earlier this year, investigators said Wednesday....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN says Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), said on Wednesday that the region’s economic growth is expected to decline. ...
2019-07-31, 23:01

UK construction sector hit by Brexit uncertainty; South Africa's economy shrinks - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: South African GDP shrinksUK construction PMI fell last month Brexit uncertainty blamed... manufacturing also shrankEarlier:Introduction: Why recession fears are moun...
2019-06-04, 15:52

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
2019-05-22, 09:26

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
2019-06-29, 11:52

Pillar drives in 5 as Giants top Diamondbacks 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Pillar had four hits including a homer and drove in five runs, Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 on Sunday. Buster Posey had three hits including a double for the Giants, who split the four-game ...
2019-07-01, 01:39

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in......
2019-07-11, 08:00

WRAPUP 1-U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve next month....
2019-08-02, 09:52

CNN Poll: Democratic support for impeachment rises, Trump approval steady Democrats are increasingly in support of impeaching President Donald Trump and removing him from office but the majority of Americans remain opposed to the prospect, a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS shows....
2019-06-04, 00:13

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Cuts if Outlook Doesn't Improve Federal Reserve officials held interest rates steady, but strongly suggested they would cut them in the months ahead if an economic outlook clouded by uncertainty over trade policy didn’t improve....
2019-06-20, 01:39

Canada Central Bank, Holding Steady, Flags Trade Concerns The Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate unchanged at 1.75% and warned that global trade tensions could threaten Canada’s economic outlook following a recent pickup in domestic growth....
2019-07-11, 02:13

Oil steady as U.S resumes Gulf of Mexico output amid signs of further supply Oil prices were steady on Tuesday after falling in the previous session as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend and as U.S. shale production is expected to rise to a record....
2019-07-16, 07:26

UPDATE 1-Hilton quarterly profit beats on steady travel demand U.S. hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, helped by a steady demand for its rooms in the United States....
2019-07-24, 12:52

Halep steers steady path past Zhang into Wimbledon semis Former world number one Simona Halep reached her second Wimbledon semi-final after overcoming an early onslaught to deliver another textbook example of matchplay tennis and dispatch China's unseeded Zhang Shuai 7-6(4) 6-1 on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 18:26

FOREX-Dollar steady after coming off 2-yr high, pressured by lower U.S. yields The dollar held steady on Friday, having come off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields in the previous session amid fears that a trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
2019-05-24, 06:26

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
2019-06-10, 14:13

Equities advance after week-long selloff, bond yields steady World stock markets climbed for the first time this week on Thursday, giving pause to a multiday selloff on fears of an escalating trade war between the United States and China that has pushed investors into safe-haven bonds and the U.S. dollar....
2019-05-30, 18:26

Instant view: Fed holds interest rates steady, sets up for cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation....
2019-06-19, 20:52

Federal Reserve holds steady on rates but signals possible cuts ahead President Trump is going to have to wait a little longer. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell — who has weathered a barrage of criticism from the president over his moves to hike interest rates last year — on Wednesday failed to immediately deliver the rate cuts Trump has been demanding. Instead,...
2019-06-20, 07:13

Paul Pogba's behaviour questioned by ex-Real Madrid president amid uncertainty over Man Utd future Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon admits Paul Pogba is a "top player" and is causing excitement within Los Blancos' fanbase but expressed concerns over the Frenchman's behaviour....
2019-06-19, 18:26

Robinson drives in 4; Stanford beats Bulldogs, 9-7 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Christian Robinson had two hits and drove in four runs to help Stanford rally past Fresno State 9-7 in the championship game of the Stanford regional on Monday night. Maverick Handley hit a pair of home runs and drove in three as the top-seeded Cardinal (45-12) won its first ...
2019-06-04, 08:13

Why Siberia Drives on the Wrong Side of the Road It’s the early 1990s. A Toyota Sprinter is wedged half-way onto a cargo ship. Its rear axle floats in the air, hovering above the Sea of Japan. A few dozen more second-hand cars from Japan are stuffed onto the vessel, some more precariously than others....
2019-07-10, 23:39

Best hard drives 2019: the top HDD for desktops and laptops The best hard drives won’t be anywhere near as fast as the best SSDs. However, they’re got their advantages as well, so it might be a great idea to buy one on Amazon Prime Day. For example, the best hard drives are so much more affordable and capacious. Plus, a good hard drive can be u...
2019-07-16, 01:52

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
2019-07-11, 05:39

Netflix’s Hyperdrive Drives Cars The Way You're Too Chicken To Chances are, you are an average American driver. Which means you get into your car, back it out of the driveway or garage, go to work/school/the store and then put it back in the driveway or garage when you’re done. There is no stunting. But on Hyperdrive, there’s more than plenty of stunting to go ...
2019-08-01, 23:13

Volvo's SUV growth drives record sales Continued success of XC60 and XC40 SUVs lead firm to record sales, despite struggles of global car market Volvo has reported record sales in the first half of 2019, with the success of its SUV range helping the firm sell 340,286 cars – including strong growth in the UK market. The Swedish company’s...
2019-07-18, 17:52

How a 25-year-old hairstylist drives a six-figure Mercedes A hairstylist shares his journey for making extraordinary money in his 20s by building a brand via Instagram and co-owning a salon in metro Detroit.       ...
2019-06-18, 04:39

Technology Drives Deals Because No One Wants to Be the Next Blockbuster Video Fiat Chrysler‘s pursuit of a merger with Renault is the latest deal motivated by corporate executives’ desire to avoid becoming the next Blockbuster Video....
2019-05-29, 16:13

Best SSDs 2019: the top solid-state drives for your PC For years, we’ve been stuck with buying hard drives, rather than SSDs, whenever we needed more storage, and they haven’t aged too well. Fortunately, the best SSDs are more affordable than ever, and we don’t need to rely on those old clunkers. The best SSDs are here to free you f...
2019-06-18, 01:13

CORRECTED-PRECIOUS-Gold steady as big rate cut bets fade, analysts eye further upside Gold steadied on Monday, having slid 1% in the previous session on lowered expectations of a big interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, but the metal's overall momentum remained supported by global geopolitical uncertainties....
2019-07-22, 17:13

Sri Lanka stocks snap 5 days of gains in light trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares snapped five straight sessions of gains on Friday in low trade amid worries over economic slowdown and lack of investor appetite for risky assets. ** Traders said the Easter day bombings and aftermath violence weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied away from the m...
2019-05-24, 17:00

Sri Lanka stocks extend fall despite rate cut in thin trade; rupee steady Sri Lankan shares ended weaker on Monday, falling for the second straight session in dull trade as the market shrugged off a widely expected rate cut by the central bank while the rupee closed steady, market sources said. ** On Friday the central bank cut its key interest rates to support its falter...
2019-06-03, 18:52

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean l...
2019-06-18, 07:39

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Navy drone, saying Sunday there was still confusion surrounding the attack. Though he said on CNN's "State of the Union" that US intelligence was "not c...
2019-06-23, 23:52

Corrections officer put on leave after truck drives into protesters Officials at a Rhode Island correctional facility where a pickup truck drove into protesters surrounding the facility have placed a correctional officer on administrative leave....
2019-08-16, 13:39

McMahon drives in 3, Rockies rally past Diamondbacks 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
2019-06-20, 07:52

What Would Kate Spade Do? The Question Drives the Company She Left Behind A year after the designer’s suicide, her Frances Valentine line channels her tastes—and mines her closet—for inspiration. The brand’s future hinges on whether it can move beyond being a niche label and establish its identity based on a creator in absentia....
2019-05-31, 17:26

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28, 14:26

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows delivered the big blow in a six-run third inning ag...
2019-05-31, 07:01

The new iPadOS supports USB sticks and external hard drives Apple's enhancements to its venerable iPad family of tablets didn't end up with the brand new iPadOS that introduces plenty of features that aid multitasking, moving the iPad one step closer to being an actually decent laptop replacement.Tucked withing the new iPadOS is one small feature, one giant ...
2019-06-04, 13:00

The 5 best components of Computex 2019: the coolest chips and drives We’ve been in Taiwan at Computex 2019, checking out what tech companies envision for the future of computing gadgets. There, manufacturers have shown off new laptops, monitors, desktop computers and, most importantly, a whole host of components that can go inside.With so many new components a...
2019-05-31, 23:26

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two outs in Caleb Smith’s third and final inning, ...
2019-05-27, 00:13

Chasing demons: 75 years on, D-Day haunts, drives its vets In ever-dwindling numbers, and perhaps for the last time, D-Day vets are answering the call to return to Normandy for the 75th anniversary of the June 6, 1944, landings...
2019-06-04, 01:13

Iannetta drives in 2 in 10th, Rockies sweep D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Iannetta’s two-run, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning lifted the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory Thursday that completed a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta, a former Diamondbacks catcher, singled off the center-field wall against Yoshihisa Hira...
2019-06-21, 03:26

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves....
2019-06-04, 22:39

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just make for one enormous traffic jam.  But if those ca...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Vehicle drives into protesters outside US detention centre – video A vehicle drove into a line of protesters outside a detention centre in Rhode Island on Wednesday. Dozens of people were protesting against the contract between US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Wyatt detention facility when a correctional officer swerved into the crowd. Officers ...
2019-08-16, 18:00

MLB roundup: Trout drives in 6 in Angels' combined no-hitter In their first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs' recent death, Taylor Cole and Felix Pena teamed for the 13th combined no-hitter in major league history as the Los Angeles Angels earned a 13-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners Friday night in Anaheim, Calif....
2019-07-13, 20:00

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays BOSTON (AP) — David Price had a milestone night and Marco Hernández completed his long journey back to the big leagues. Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, Price pitched six solid innings in his 300th career start and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tamp...
2019-06-09, 07:01

| Dressel drives on but Sun doping spats overshadow worlds Caeleb Dressel swam a sizzling 100m freestyle heat as fallout from the bust-up between Sun Yang and Duncan Scott continued to swirl at the world championships....
2019-07-24, 09:00

Police: 2 die, 1 child missing after woman drives into river KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwestern Michigan river. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says two upset girls told officers late Monday that a family member...
2019-06-18, 15:52

Best portable SSD of 2019: top external solid state drives Welcome to TechRadar’s guide of the best portable SSDs on the market right now. We’re going to dive into all the most dependable portable SSDs that combine speed, capacity and mobility to ensure that you can safely keep all your important files during your travels.Just like any other o...
2019-06-12, 16:00

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urging the company to consider putting itself up for ...
2019-06-14, 04:52

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
2019-06-14, 18:13

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win. “I’ll take exactly that again tomorr...
2019-06-09, 07:01

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwestern Michigan river....
2019-06-18, 21:52

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country bloc....
2019-05-27, 03:39

PRECIOUS-Gold steady as global economy fears buoy safe-haven assets Gold held steady on Wednesday as worries about the global economic outlook kept investors focused on safe-haven assets, with no signs of an easing in the Sino-U.S. trade-war....
2019-05-29, 05:39

Warren surges, Sanders slips, Biden steady in new post-debate poll in Iowa Joe Biden faced an onslaught of verbal jabs at last week’s second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, but a new poll in the state that votes first in the nominating calendar is the latest to indicate the former vice president came away unscathed....
2019-08-09, 21:39

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-06-18, 03:39

Trudeau pledges ‘steady’ drug supply in Canada amid concerns over Trump policy Trudeau says Health Canada ensures there is a "steady and solid supply" of medications for Canadians regardless of external or international pressures....
2019-08-01, 22:13

Warren rises, Biden remains steady and Harris drops in new post-debate poll A new national poll suggests Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is gaining ground after last week’s round of Democratic presidential nomination debates....
2019-08-07, 02:52

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
2019-05-31, 09:52

Study: Cost of healthy food drives malnourishment globally New research shows price differences for healthy and unhealthy foods can lead to malnourishment, obesity and other diet-related health problems -- with cheap, unhealthy foods causing one-fifth of global annual deaths....
2019-07-23, 18:39

Cabrera drives in 5 runs, Tigers end home losing streak DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had a grand slam among his three hits as the Detroit Tigers snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. Cabrera, who had five RBIs, was back in the lineup after missing two games with chronic knee pain. He said before the ...
2019-06-05, 05:01

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand from mainland China....
2019-06-13, 11:00

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler and the Kansas City Royals took an early blow but kept on fighting. Soler bounced back after losing a ball in the sun with a homer and two RBIs, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday. So...
2019-07-01, 01:39

Best rugged hard drives of 2019: top drop-proof storage Welcome to our guide to the best rugged hard drives on the market in 2019. On this page you'll find the best rugged hard drives that can withstand high temperatures, liquid spills and knocks and drops, all while keeping your important information safe and secure.The best rugged hard drives will...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4 Rafael Devers hit a solo homer and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodríguez pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox sent Toronto's Aaron Sanchez to his 13th straight loss, beating the Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday night....
2019-07-18, 05:39

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
2019-06-29, 21:13

Inner Circle: How a hi-tech truck drives PGA Tour golfer to success Harris English gives USA TODAY Sports and Golfweek a behind-the-scenes look at the hi-tech tractor trailer that helps give him an edge while on tour.       ...
2019-07-10, 19:26

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 Tristin English drives in 5 runs on 4 hits as host Georgia Tech overwhelms Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional        ...
2019-06-01, 06:00

Yuli Gurriel drives in eight runs as Astros destroy Rockies HOUSTON — With Houston’s powerful offense, there always seem to be men on base when Yuli Gurriel comes to the plate in the bottom part of the Astros order. On Wednesday, he found a way to send most of them home. Gurriel drove in a team-record-tying eight runs, Gerrit Cole won his 10th consecut...
2019-08-08, 08:13

Truck Drives Into Home In Rockcastle County, Causes Severe Damage ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Authorities are investigating after a truck into a home Brodhead. Brodhead Fire Department posted on their Facebook page that firefighters were called to an injury accident on Barnett Road just before 6:30p.m. Reportedly they discovered a truck crashed into a ...
2019-07-01, 04:26

Lester homers, drives in 3, pitches Cubs past Pirates 10-4 Jon Lester homered, tied a career high with three RBIs and pitched effectively into the seventh inning to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4       ...
2019-07-14, 02:26

Match Group surges as Tinder drives earnings beat Online dating services provider Match Group Inc forecast third-quarter sales above estimates and reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as its popular app Tinder attracted more users....
2019-08-07, 01:26

Bond Rally Drives 30-Year Treasury Yield to Record Low Another wave of buying in the U.S. government-bond market pushed the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond to a record low, the latest sign of mounting economic anxiety....
2019-08-15, 04:00

Police: Mom drives into Michigan river with twin daughters, all 3 dead Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

2 injured after truck drives through protest at U.S. migrant detention centre A video posted on social media shows a black pickup that protesters say was operated by a uniformed corrections officer driving up to an entrance blocked by demonstrators....
2019-08-16, 12:26

This retiree drives underprivileged college students home from school A selfless 76-year-old retiree in upstate New York is dedicating his golden years to paying it forward — driving thousands of miles to bring low-income college students home from school. Paul Goetchius is a driver for On Point for College, a Syracuse-based nonprofit that serves underprivileged colle...
2019-05-24, 23:52

Best USB flash drives of 2019: Memory sticks for all your data storage needs Buying the best USB flash drives for your needs is a necessary purchase, no matter how you're using your gear, and we're here to help. In this list for the best options, we look at USB flash drives that offer you safe and secure, portable storage for your important files. Find the best dea...
2019-07-06, 04:13

Argentine bonds fall in trading after news of 'Fernández-Fernández' ticket Locals bonds fell Monday morning in the wake of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s surprise move to run for vice-president, alongside Alberto Fernández, in this year’s election....
2019-05-21, 15:26

'Up in the air': Polls show Argentine presidential race neck-and-neck Argentina's presidential race looks set to go down to the wire, with the first batch of polls showing incumbent Mauricio Macri and center-left challenger Alberto Fernández neck-and-neck....
2019-07-15, 21:13

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
2019-05-22, 13:13

Golf: Dream start drives Diaz to John Deere lead Mexico's Roberto Diaz holed a 100-yard wedge shot for eagle at his first hole and never looked back as he fired a flawless nine-under-par 62 and grabbed a two-stroke lead after the first round at the John Deere Classic in Illinois on Thursday....
2019-07-12, 04:52

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s offerings for 2019. The new Backup Plus Slim is co...
2019-06-07, 15:01

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart hitting several people before getting arrested NBC — A Florida man is caught on video driving a golf cart through a Walmart store, as people scramble to get out of the way. Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies say 56-year-old Michael Dale Hudson was driving the golf cart into the store around lunch time on Thursday. Deputies say he...
2019-08-09, 07:13

Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau Salesforce’s deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable....
2019-06-10, 22:52

Post-holiday catchup for Germany drives European stock gains A surge in the Frankfurt stock market as German and Swiss investors returned from a one-day holiday drove European shares higher on Tuesday as investors eyed Washington closely for further bursts of protectionist rhetoric....
2019-06-11, 12:52

8 killed, 16 injured in China as falling boulder drives tour bus off road Eight people were killed and 16 were injured after their tour bus was hit by a falling boulder in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said....
2019-07-12, 12:13

Hollywood film franchise fatigue drives down global ticket sales Cinemagoers spent almost $19bn in first six months of the year, down from $20.2bn in 2018The global box office has so far failed to sizzle this summer, with ticket sales down 6% in the first half of 2019 as misfiring Hollywood sequels give cinemagoers a case of franchise fatigue.Film fans spent almo...
2019-07-05, 22:52

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays Marco Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader       ...
2019-06-09, 04:39

Smoke Shop Smashed: Intoxicated Driver Slowly Drives Through Store An Oklahoma woman was arrested Tuesday after she was caught on camera driving her car through a medical marijuana dispensary. Leslie Peake, 57, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Ziggyz Cannabis store manager Chase Uhl was in the back watching the surveillance video as the car sl...
2019-06-13, 05:52

How Star Trek’s warp drives touch on one of physics' biggest mysteries Star Trek’s light speed engines may not be possible in our universe, but we are learning more about the particles that fuel them, says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
2019-06-13, 00:26

Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick drives ball off tee hanging out of caddie's mouth Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick is among the former celebrities and athletes taking part in the American Century Championship this weekend in Lake Tahoe....
2019-07-12, 20:39

Stand-Ins, Push-Ups and Long Drives: How the 2020 Field Is Preparing for the Debates The debates on Wednesday and Thursday nights may represent the best — and for some, the only — opportunity to stand out in an enormous primary field....
2019-06-24, 10:13

Final Fantasy drives Square Enix sales through a profitable quarter Square Enix revealed its financial results for the quarter ending on June 30, showing growth compared to the previous year thanks to its iconic Final Fantasy franchise.Read More...
2019-08-07, 08:52

New IPCC Report Shows How Our Abuse of Land Drives Climate Change Cutting out fossil fuels, which the IPCC has called for repeatedly, isn’t enough—we as a species need to fundamentally transform our relationship with the land....
2019-08-08, 13:52

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
2019-06-09, 07:01

Philly Is the City of Brotherly Love Unless Your Brother Drives an Orange Car Apparently Now, I know nothing here is close to the sorts of discrimination people suffer every day based on their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or whatever, but this is still absolutely maddening and completely inane. Here’s the deal: there’s a man with an orange 2007 Volkswagen GTI, and he’s be...
2019-06-07, 20:26

Fernández-Fernández: Argentine pair launch presidential bid With a message of unity, former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and running mate Alberto Fernández kicked off their election campaign almost a week after the ex-leader stunned the country by saying she was running for vice president....
2019-05-26, 05:39

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
2019-06-19, 22:52

Novak Djokovic: Fight with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be world No1 drives us on Novak Djokovic says the competition between himself, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be the best in the world is driving their dominance of men's tennis....
2019-07-09, 13:00

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
2019-05-30, 15:52

Michigan mom drives into river with 2 kids in possible murder-suicide; 1 child still missing: Officials At least two people were dead after a Michigan mom drove a car — in which both of her children may have been passengers — into the Kalamazoo River late Monday, leaving authorities Tuesday to scour the water for "a possible third victim" and determine if the tragedy was intentional....
2019-06-18, 18:13

UPDATE 2-Volatility drives away foreign investors from Brazil, but IPOs arouse interest Foreign investors have sold off 20.3 billion reais ($5 billion) in Brazilian stocks so far this year, but the 13-year high in outflows has coincided with strong demand for several recent stock offerings, easing the gloom for some bankers....
2019-08-21, 01:13

Police: 3 bodies found after mother drives car, twin daughters into Michigan river Family members notified police that a woman drove her vehicle with two children inside into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bare heads. This isn’t some strange Dutch festival, though. These were protests from some of the thousa...
2019-06-04, 13:26

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
2019-06-19, 18:00

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night....
2019-06-15, 06:00

Turkmenistan leader drives donuts around 'Gateway to Hell' in footage following death rumors Turkmenistan's repressive president is alive, well and has been driving stunts around a flaming pit nicknamed the "Gateway to Hell," according to recently released footage following rumors that he had died....
2019-08-06, 18:13

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....
2019-06-15, 04:26

Marine 'gold rush': demand for shark fin soup drives decimation of fish Finning is still rampant in many countries due to diners’ appetite for the delicacy, despite attempts to shut down the tradeA rising demand for shark fin soup is wiping out more than 73 million sharks every year, fuelling a practice labelled the marine “gold rush”.Finning, when a shark’s fin is slic...
2019-06-04, 15:13

J&J analyst day drives focus on drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby powder....
2019-05-21, 14:32

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s almost never been so late planting corn and soybean crops on the 500 acres he farms in east-central...
2019-06-23, 08:13

European stocks pare losses amid earnings, trade uncertainty; tech stocks down 1.8% European stocks pared early losses on Thursday afternoon, as investors digested fresh corporate results and kept an eye on global trade developments....
2019-07-18, 14:26

Turkmenistan leader purportedly drives doughnuts around ‘Gateway to Hell’ amid death rumors Turkmenistan’s president, who has not been seen in over a month sparking speculation of his health, re-emerged in a broadcast Sunday purportedly showing him behind the wheel of a rally car performing vehicular stunts around the country’s famed crater inferno, the “Gateway to Hell."...
2019-08-08, 07:00

iPadOS, coming “this fall”: Thumb drives, more gestures, “desktop-class” browsing [Updated] Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) In addition to expected updates to WatchOS and iOS, Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included an announcement of a new iOS fork: iPadOS. This new updated OS focuses squarely on the larger-screen capabilities of iPads—though Apple didn't confirm which iPad models will be su...
2019-06-04, 07:26

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart, tries to hit shoppers before hitting cash register, deputies say A Florida man is facing charges for allegedly driving a golf cart through the front doors of a Walmart Supercenter on Thursday and hitting several shoppers before crashing into a cashier register, deputies say. ...
2019-08-10, 01:39

Thermo Fisher raises full-year forecasts as life sciences drives quarterly profit Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc reported second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and raised its 2019 forecast for sales and profit on Wednesday, helped by a 9% rise in sales at its life sciences unit....
2019-07-24, 12:52

Fixed-income investments like bonds aim for steady income, lower risk in your portfolio Many investors depend on fixed income as part of their strategy. These types of investments can generate payout of interest and return of principal.       ...
2019-06-17, 12:13

UPDATE 1-Thermo Fisher raises full-year forecasts as life sciences drives quarterly profit Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc reported second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and raised its 2019 forecast for sales and profit on Wednesday, helped by a 9% rise in sales at its life sciences solutions unit....
2019-07-24, 15:13

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Grandfather rushed to hospital after car drives 'at speed' towards crowds at cemetery A grandfather has been seriously injured as a car drove at speed through a cemetery, as thousands of people attended an annual blessing of the graves service in Ireland....
2019-07-22, 08:13

Tesla’s new autopilot update drives like a ‘kid behind the wheel for the very first time’ Consumer Reports' review is in and it doesn’t look good for Tesla owners hoping for a hands-off driving experience. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

WRAPUP 2-Loan growth drives profit beat at Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Two of Canada's largest lenders beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profits on Thursday, as strong loan growth boosted their retail banking businesses and interest income....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Bella Thorne recalls 'uncomfortable' on-set treatment, reveals what drives child stars 'crazy' Bella Thorne got candid on "Good Morning America" what makes child actors go "crazy," her nude photo hacker and how Instagram could be less toxic.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
2019-05-21, 22:26

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consider themselves more right-brained. This new statis...
2019-06-07, 02:39

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
2019-08-16, 13:39

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
2019-07-10, 20:13

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
2019-08-20, 16:26

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
2019-05-21, 20:52

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
2019-06-09, 19:00

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said the Brexit debate had left the country bitterly div...
2019-07-06, 17:26

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
2019-05-30, 21:13

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at No. 3. Bob Woodward’s “Fear,” which hit in......
2019-07-13, 08:13

How the Viral Campaign Ad Became a Political Trap Democratic candidates in deep-red districts have figured out how to tell their stories to faraway liberal donors. But that might not help them at home....
2019-08-07, 21:52

#GreenShirtGuy is the cure for political absurdity Social media discourse is generally unhinged. But for those who follow US politics, simply opening the Twitter or Facebook app is like jumping into a swirling vortex of rage and blame. It’s as though we’ve forgotten how to communicate with one another as mature, professional adults. Thankfully, #Gre...
2019-08-09, 01:26

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
2019-05-29, 18:52

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MPs resigned from the Labour party and formed the Independent Group. Days later, four more MPs joined them, including thre...
2019-06-12, 04:13

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
2019-07-20, 18:52

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
2019-05-24, 16:13

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to steer labor on a more conservative path in the Tr...
2019-06-09, 19:26

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
2019-07-07, 07:39

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

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
2019-06-06, 11:01

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential election, he lost to Bill Clinton, but captured 19...
2019-07-10, 01:52

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming as a member of the Libertarian Party. It continues a political odyssey for Chafee who served one te...
2019-06-05, 19:39

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
2019-07-12, 13:39

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
2019-06-07, 19:39

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
2019-07-06, 21:26

Political-News Sites Forge Ad Group News sites from across the political spectrum hope the Digital News Alliance will help them compete better with Facebook and Google as the 2020 election cycle heats up....
2019-06-20, 14:39

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship....
2019-06-20, 11:39

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for better wages and public school funding. Since tha...
2019-06-15, 20:13

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
2019-06-08, 15:26

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
2019-06-11, 08:52

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody....
2019-06-18, 21:39

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
2019-06-16, 14:26

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
2019-05-22, 09:13

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
2019-07-17, 15:39

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
2019-08-02, 01:00

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided against it, according to a Thursday report. The social ...
2019-05-24, 07:26

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
2019-05-30, 15:13

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
2019-05-24, 15:00

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
2019-05-24, 15:52

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The government said the release was part of a plan to free...
2019-05-22, 03:13

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
2019-08-01, 16:39

Timeline: Key dates in Sudan's political upheaval Opposition leaders said on Thursday they had resolved major sticking points in talks with Sudan's military rulers, bringing them closer to a deal on forming a new transitional government after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
2019-08-01, 20:26

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
2019-07-17, 21:26

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Facebook backs away from the hard sell on political ads Facebook Inc. said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
2019-05-23, 17:13

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
2019-08-04, 22:00

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
2019-07-19, 12:13

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
2019-05-23, 12:00

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
2019-05-30, 20:01

Facebook Debated Completely Eliminating Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
2019-05-23, 15:39

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
2019-08-01, 23:26

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-08-04, 02:13

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrorism, illegal immigration, violent crime or racism, ...
2019-06-07, 12:26

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
2019-05-21, 20:00

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageLive coverage of the results as they come inMore EU citizens have voted in European parliament elections than at any time in the past quarter century, the assembly has said, estimating ove...
2019-05-26, 21:00

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters....
2019-07-08, 16:26

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
2019-06-10, 18:52

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
2019-05-27, 13:52

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
2019-07-19, 21:00

Hundreds detained at latest political protest in Moscow Moscow police detained more than 300 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said...
2019-08-03, 17:26

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation......
2019-05-27, 11:26

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
2019-07-07, 02:52

New Bill Would Give Voters the Right to Know What Data a Political Campaign Has About Them The Cambridge Analytica scandal around the 2016 U.S. presidential election remains one of the most astonishing revelations of not only the breadth of data social networks collect about us and our friends but how this data can be used to psychologically manipulate us. It was an unsettling insight int...
2019-08-02, 04:13

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
2019-06-05, 23:00

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
2019-05-27, 21:52

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday.” “Nancy Pelosi is riding a bucking, wild...
2019-05-26, 23:52

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
2019-07-20, 12:13

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
2019-06-29, 23:26

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
2019-06-30, 07:00

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
2019-07-04, 08:26

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
2019-06-11, 04:52

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
2019-07-01, 22:39

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
2019-08-14, 11:39

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and o...
2019-06-11, 21:39

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by someone under an exit ban....
2019-07-02, 13:39

Donald Trump’s 4th of July celebration to be patriotic, not political U.S. battle tanks were spotted on a cargo train in Washington on Tuesday morning, a sign of the military firepower that will be featured as part of a July Fourth celebration...
2019-07-03, 01:13

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
2019-07-24, 22:26

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11, 08:26

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliament, the BBC's political editor said....
2019-05-22, 09:00

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11, 19:52

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
2019-07-21, 16:52

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
2019-05-25, 00:26

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness cures and hemorrhoid creams....
2019-07-05, 16:26

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for his longshot presidential bid, according to a filing released late Wednesday. De Blasio’s federal political action committee, Fairness PAC, pulled ...
2019-08-01, 12:39

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
2019-07-23, 14:13

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
2019-05-24, 15:00

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parenthood is announcing this week that it is creating the political 501(c)(4) group. The announcement com...
2019-06-12, 10:13

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
2019-06-12, 04:52

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2019-08-01, 05:39

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11, 03:39

Italian PM expected to resign as political chaos deepens Giuseppe Conte to address Senate, two weeks after deputy PM pulled plug on coalitionThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is widely expected to resign on Tuesday after delivering a blistering attack against Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League.Conte, a law professor who was pluck...
2019-08-20, 12:39

U.S. yields tumble on trade worries, political tension U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday, in line with the weak stock market, as trade worries and global political tensions in places such as Hong Kong and Argentina supported safe-haven assets....
2019-08-13, 03:39

'Troubles tourism': should Derry be celebrating its political murals? Fifty years since the Battle of the Bogside, some fear the new status of Derry’s murals as a tourist attraction will stop the community overcoming the pastOne of the first things you see as you enter Bogside is a 20ft mural of a 12-year-old boy, wearing a gas mask and clutching a petrol bomb.Painted...
2019-08-12, 19:52

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
2019-06-02, 21:39

Argentina starts its closely watched political primaries Argentines are voting in party primaries seen as a litmus test for general elections in October with pundits closely monitoring support shown for President Mauricio Macri and a ticket involving ex-President Cristina Fernández...
2019-08-11, 17:26

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but the resignation points to a deeper problem plaguin...
2019-07-15, 02:00

Political Gambits Threaten More Economic Upheaval in Europe In the U.K. and Italy, charismatic right-wing leaders are launching high-risk bids for greater power that entail clashes with the European Union, potentially disrupting their nations’ economies and Europe’s already faltering growth....
2019-08-09, 23:26

Liberals were warned EI review could have political consequences: documents Documents provided to Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos late last year warned about how a detailed review could drum up "significant expectations" on the Liberals to enact very costly changes to the program, tailored to each group's priorities....
2019-08-08, 23:52

Former Slovak President Kiska creates new political party BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Former Slovak President Andrej Kiska is kicking off a new centrist political party. Kiska says his “For People” party’s ambition is to unite with other opposition forces to end the long-term dominance of the leftist Smer-Social Democracy party led by pop...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Five of Curt Schilling's most controversial political opinions As the former MLB star ponders a run for Congress, here's a look back at some of the firebrand's most controversial political opinions.       ...
2019-08-13, 23:26

CBI Does Good Job When No Political Overtones To Case: Chief Justice Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today said the country's premier investigating agency-- the Central Bureau of Investigation -- should get "statutory status through legislation" to free it from......
2019-08-14, 05:52

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
2019-06-21, 12:26

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
2019-07-14, 09:52

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
2019-08-17, 19:00

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the President as he runs for reelection....
2019-08-16, 18:26

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's finances, according to a person briefed on the in...
2019-07-12, 01:26

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana governor says he knows some people were disappointed tha...
2019-06-19, 00:52

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
2019-07-13, 19:00

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
2019-06-01, 03:13

Palestinian PM expects no political plan from U.S. Bahrain workshop A day after the Trump administration wrapped up an international conference meant to lay the economic foundations for Israeli-Palestinian peace, the Palestinian premier said it was "divorced from reality" and unlikely to evolve into a political plan....
2019-06-27, 18:39

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a cardboard cutout of her — but the Senate majority leader and his supporters said her complaints were paper-thin. The Kentucky senator’s spokesman poin...
2019-08-07, 06:00

Former Fed Leaders Plea for Central Bank's Political Independence All four former still-living Fed chairs—Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—made their case for the central bank to remain independent and free from short-term political pressures....
2019-08-06, 09:00

Sushma Swaraj Among BJP's Most Beloved, Admired Across Political Lines Sushma Swaraj, whose death on Tuesday left the nation in grief, was one of the most respected leaders of the ruling BJP and will perhaps be best remembered for her tenure as External Affairs Minister......
2019-08-06, 21:52

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim-majority state, splitting the region into two union territories after revoking its special rights u...
2019-08-07, 13:00

Apple may not be able to escape political peril in Washington anymore The smartphone giant has largely managed to stay above the fray as rivals like Facebook and Google took a political beating in recent years. But the drumbeat of pressure from regulators and Congress shows Apple is no longer immune to “techlash.”...
2019-06-04, 15:13

It's Wild How Soccer Players Besides The USWNT Roster Can Be Political, Too It’s been a long 24 hours in America, and at least one soccer player is fed up. Major League Soccer Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored a goal in the third minute against D.C. United before speaking out against gun violence on Sunday....
2019-08-05, 06:39

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have staged a march to put pressure on the city’s Department of Justice over what they say are political prosecutions of protesters, after China said the territ...
2019-08-07, 18:26

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in the video for Camp America, the debut single from...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Malaysian police say political leader behind gay sex tape allegations Malaysian police on Thursday said a leader of a political party was behind videos purporting to show a cabinet minister, seen as a potential successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, engaged in sex with another man....
2019-07-18, 14:13

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election....
2019-08-07, 07:39

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is celebrating 30 years since elections that ended communist rule in the country — but political leaders are divided over that legacy. The opposition argues the 1989 vote, in which Poles chose Solidarity candidates over communists, was a milestone event that peacefully t...
2019-06-04, 13:39

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
2019-06-14, 21:26

Spain PM says political change needed in European Commission presidency Spain's acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday called for a political change at the presidency of the European Commission, a post held by a conservative, a day before a meeting of EU leaders to decide on the bloc's top jobs....
2019-06-29, 10:13

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to succeed the governor of the U.S. territory this week....
2019-08-01, 01:13

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of the sector....
2019-06-13, 21:39

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13, 06:39

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has decided to yank support for the populist government...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ability to act on the world stage, says DW's Christian F. Trippe....
2019-07-31, 21:00

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
2019-06-11, 10:52

Top official says timid U.N. 'tribe' must assert itself amid political nonsense The United Nations must drop its bureaucratic timidity and stand up to its member states if it is to tackle global problems, a top U.N. official told Reuters in an interview....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pay a total of $245,300 to Kathryn Gill. His ex-wife...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons The choice of Baku as host of the Europa League final provided Arsenal with further grounds for discontent Tuesday when one of the team's most talented players pulled out of the game for political reasons....
2019-05-22, 13:13

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would mute her support of the boycott, divestment and sa...
2019-08-17, 00:00