REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:26

U.S. regulators to drop accounting test in 'Volcker' rewrite: sources

U.S. regulators have circulated a new draft of the "Volcker Rule" that would further ease its requirements and scrap a proposed new test that had been met with fierce resistance from Wall Street,......

U.S. regulators to drop accounting test in 'Volcker' rewrite: sources

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U.S. regulators finalize changes easing post-crisis 'Volcker Rule' Two U.S. banking regulators on Tuesday approved changes easing a rule introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis that bans banks from trading on their own account, giving Wall Street one of its biggest wins under the Trump administration....
2019-08-20, 18:52

U.S. regulators hand Wall Street a major win with stripped-down 'Volcker Rule' U.S. banking regulators on Tuesday approved changes easing a rule introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis that bans banks from trading on their own account, giving Wall Street one of its biggest wins under the Trump administration. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and ...
2019-08-20, 20:26

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21, 16:13

Sources: Pats drop grievance as Texans move on The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday....
2019-06-15, 02:52

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the Mojave Desert, bringing it one step closer to launching......
2019-07-11, 04:13

Samsung comes out on top in iPhone XS Max vs. Galaxy Note 10+ drop test All-screen phones are clearly the future, but that future is substantially more fragile than what long-time smartphone owners may be accustomed to. Both Apple and Samsung have released flagship phones over the last year that have displays which nearly run from the top of the device all the way to th...
2019-08-27, 02:39

Virgin Orbit preps the LauncherOne rocket for its first drop test Virgin Orbit has gotten the thumbs up to conduct the LauncherOne system's first drop test, and it can happen "in the very near future." The Virgin Group's launch services company has successfully completed its final captive carry flight test, almost......
2019-07-10, 12:01

Trump is expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources Chief executives from chipmakers Intel and Broadcom will attend a Monday meeting at the White House to discuss Huawei's blacklisting and other topics, and President Donald Trump is expected to drop in even though the meeting was not on his official schedule, according to two people briefed on the ma...
2019-07-22, 20:26

Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-22, 19:26

England drop Jason Roy and bring in Curran and Woakes for fifth Ashes Test • Craig Overton also replaced for final Test at the Oval• Australia’s Tim Paine calls up Mitchell Marsh for Travis HeadEngland have made two changes to their side for the fifth Ashes Test starting at the Oval on Thursday, with Sam Curran and Chris Woakes replacing Jason Roy and Craig Overton.Roy has...
2019-09-11, 20:39

UPDATE 1-Trump expected to drop in on White House tech meeting with Broadcom, Intel CEOs -sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to drop in on a Monday meeting of top technology companies, including the CEOs of Intel Corp and Broadcom Inc, to discuss blacklisted Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and other topics, two people briefed on the matter said....
2019-07-22, 20:26

Virgin Orbit Carries Out Its First Successful Rocket Drop Test From Modified Boeing 747 Virgin Orbit, the sister company of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, nailed its first-ever drop test on Wednesday using a dummy LauncherOne rocket deployed from a Boeing 747 carrier named Cosmic Girl, Space.com reported.Read more......
2019-07-11, 09:00

The Volcker Rule When Paul Volcker, the former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman, in 2009 proposed banning many forms of short-term trading by federally insured banks to reduce risk to taxpayers and the world economy, he did it in one paragraph. Four years later, regulators issued a final rule, based on Volcker’s propos...
2019-08-21, 00:13

Banks Get Some Relief in Volcker-Rule Changes U.S. regulators unveiled final changes to Volcker-rule restrictions on proprietary trading by financial firms, removing a provision opposed by the biggest banks and giving some regulatory relief to smaller firms....
2019-08-20, 18:52

Best rugged laptops of 2019: we test drop-proof laptops for working outside Welcome to our list of the best rugged laptops of 2019. On this page you'll find the best laptops for working in busy, dangerous and extreme conditions. Every rugged laptop on this list has been built to last, and can withstand drops, knocks, water, dust and extreme temperatures.So, while these...
2019-06-29, 04:00

Expected Volcker Rule Update a Win for Large Banks An update of the Volcker rule expected next week will deliver a victory to large banks that have fought regulators’ efforts to clarify trading definitions, said people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Jessica Biel shares her drop-dead gorgeous screen test for 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' Jessica Biel shared a video of her "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" screen test for Throwback Thursday, offering a behind-the-scenes look into her audition.        ...
2019-08-31, 13:00

2 U.S. agencies vote to review Volcker Rule, which bars certain bank investments The U.S. agency that insures banks' cash reserves voted Tuesday to review an Obama-era rule enacted after the financial crisis to dissuade banking institutions from making risky investments that don't benefit customers....
2019-08-20, 21:13

Regulator approves overhaul of ‘Volcker Rule,’ which restricts risky bank moves A US banking regulator announced Tuesday he had approved a final rule simplifying the “Volcker Rule,” which restricts risky profit-seeking trades by banks. Joseph Otting, the comptroller of the currency, said in a statement he approved the rule, which addresses “ineffective complexity” in a prior ve...
2019-08-21, 07:13

New Porsche Taycan 'set to rewrite performance EV benchmarks' Porsche Taycan Power, weight and handling of new Taycan promise to make the model a true enthusiasts’ car The Porsche Taycan, which has gone on display at the Frankfurt motor show, is set to rewrite electric car performance benchmarks when it hits UK roads in January next year, with official tech...
2019-09-09, 22:00

U.S. and Taliban Negotiators Are Scrambling to Rewrite a Draft on Troop Withdrawal (ISLAMABAD) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan and a verifiable Taliban guarantee to fight terrorism ahead of an all-Afghan peace conference Sunday. Officials familiar with the...
2019-07-04, 17:39

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik Homo sapiens might well have been living in Europe 210,000 years ago, but it’s not relevant to contemporary debates about raceIn 1978, two skulls were discovered in a cave called Apidima in southern Greece. Both, it was thought, were Neanderthal. Now, a new study using 3D computer reconstructions ha...
2019-07-14, 12:52

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for the biggest banks....
2019-06-10, 13:26

Qualcomm loses U.S. antitrust case to FTC, must rewrite licensing deals A U.S. court ruled that the chipmaker has abused its power, reaping unreasonably high profits from its patented technologies, some of which were essential.Read More...
2019-05-22, 14:52

A Sexologist, a Comedian and a Woman on a ‘Man Fast’ Rewrite the Rules of Dating “You just want the best of everything, don’t you?” my date asked–nay, accused–as I nursed a Negroni and balked. Don’t we all? As a millennial woman, I’ve been groomed to never settle. It’s implicit in the girl-power rhetoric of our pop-culture icons an...
2019-08-08, 19:52

Best accounting software of 2019 Probably the most important aspect to running a business, and one of the most difficult, is keeping tabs on your income, outcome, and overall profit. This is especially when you're a start-up, and it's easy to become overwhelmed with all the administrative tasks you need to manage. Ho...
2019-06-22, 02:00

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to dramatically rewrite the rules on negotiating trade deals Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seeking to extend her momentum among liberal voters before the second Democratic presidential debate, on Monday proposed sweeping changes in how America negotiates international trade agreements....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Amanda Knox, now a free woman, returns to Italy to rewrite her narrative The couple gazes brightly at the camera, posing for a selfie like the thousands posted on Instagram every day. "Here we go... Wish us, 'Buon viaggio!'" the accompanying caption reads....
2019-06-15, 11:52

Illegal Viking Coin Hoard Worth £500,000 Threatens To Rewrite English History A hoard of Viking coins worth at least half a million British pounds has been recovered by police investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures and they tell a completely different story of Alfred the Great's role in English history. ...
2019-06-02, 17:39

California adopted the country’s first major consumer privacy law. Now, Silicon Valley is trying to rewrite it. Adopted last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act grants web users the right to see the personal information that companies collect about them and stop it from being sold. But powerful business organizations representing retailers, marketers and tech giants are seeking sweeping revisions before...
2019-09-03, 21:26

Texans drop pursuit of Caserio, Patriots drop complaint HOUSTON (AP) — The Texans have dropped their pursuit of Patriots executive Nick Caserio for their vacant general manager’s job, and New England has withdrawn the grievance it filed against Houston. Texans owner Cal McNair released a statement Friday saying the Texans would no longer seek inter...
2019-06-15, 00:52

Rs 230 Crore Show Cause Notice Slapped Against Accounting Firm PwC The ED has slapped an over Rs 230-crore FEMA violation show cause penalty notice against multi-national accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and others, officials said on Friday....
2019-09-13, 20:00

The Buck Starts Here: Accounting for Women's Spending Power Women’s growing economic power will radically alter the American marketplace, but what exactly the consumer landscape will look like and who will benefit are unclear....
2019-09-08, 00:00

Former Brixmor Property Executives Charged With Accounting Fraud The former chief executive officer of shopping-center owner Brixmor Property Group Inc. and his finance chief were charged with accounting fraud for allegedly manipulating a widely used metric of profitability....
2019-08-02, 08:39

Play Now, Pay Later: How Loans Became Soccer’s Favored Accounting Tool Loan-to-buy deals are on the rise, favored because they allow top clubs to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations without losing any of their purchasing power....
2019-08-25, 06:26

The Buccaneers Tried Accounting Tricks To Claim Money From The BP Oil Spill This is something else: A federal appeals court rejected the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ attempt to secure nearly $20 million from a settlement fund designed to compensate victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, on the grounds that the Bucs tried to use some shady-ass accounting to justify their ...
2019-05-29, 00:26

Starbucks to offer more disclosures after SEC questions accounting policies After questioning from the Securities and Exchange Commission about its accounting practices, Starbucks will provide more disclosures about how it recognizes revenue....
2019-09-10, 22:00

Starbucks stock falls after SEC questions accounting policies After questioning from the Securities and Exchange Commission about its accounting practices, Starbucks will provide more disclosures about how it recognizes revenue....
2019-09-10, 20:52

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica? Let’s find out if its price is worth celebrating as well....
2019-06-18, 21:39

Goals blames 'improper behaviour' as accounting crisis deepens Goals Soccer Centres has admitted its accounting crisis could date back almost a decade, claiming it is the result of "improper behaviour" by a number of individuals....
2019-08-02, 17:39

Kraft Heinz Concludes Internal Investigation Into Accounting Errors Kraft Heinz said it had concluded an internal investigation into accounting errors and changed financial practices that triggered a regulatory probe and steep decline in its stock price this year....
2019-06-08, 08:39

USA men's team hit back at US Soccer's 'false accounting' in equal-pay suit US women’s team involved in lawsuit with bosses over equal payUS Soccer releases its analysis as tension mounts between sidesMen’s team releases statement in support of USWNT’s complaintThe United States men’s national soccer team released a statement through their players’ union on Tuesday disputin...
2019-07-31, 20:00

General Electric adds to defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co intensified its defense of accounting practices on Monday after investors questioned it about an unusual research report alleging GE failed to put aside money to cover $29 billion in potential insurance losses and improperly counted profit from subsidiary Baker Hughes....
2019-08-19, 19:26

General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power plant maker of financial fraud....
2019-08-20, 04:13

Short Seller Accuses Chinese Sportswear Company of improper Accounting A U.S. short seller took aim at China’s most valuable sportswear company, accusing it of improper accounting and triggering a steep fall in its shares....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
2019-06-11, 02:00

UPDATE 4-General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power plant maker of financial fraud....
2019-08-20, 03:52

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected accounting fraud at the biotech arm of Samsung Group....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Why there is no accounting for a large slice of luck in the Premier League | Greg Wood Football data shows that chance plays a significant, possibly decisive, role in one match in sixBack in the late 1990s a bookmaking firm came up with an interesting new game to keep the customers in its betting shops amused while they were waiting for the racing to start. It ran computer simulations...
2019-05-25, 16:52

You could win a Samsung Galaxy S9 and Sage accounting software worth £900 when you answer this survey TechRadar Pro has partnered with Sage to give you the chance to make your business more financially savvy and own one of the best Samsung smartphones ever, the Samsung Galaxy S9.The past year has seen the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD), perhaps one of the single biggest changes to UK VAT l...
2019-06-19, 17:26

Trump attorneys appeal ruling ordering accounting firm to hand over records to Congress President Donald Trump's attorneys are appealing a ruling by a federal judge ordering an accounting firm to comply with a congressional subpoena, acting fast on the one-week window until the firm turns over Trump's personal, business and charity financial records and communications to House Democrat...
2019-05-22, 01:26

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "recollection of this matter is completely wrong." Ac...
2019-07-12, 06:13

Listen: The Highwomen rewrite 'Highwayman' song with women's stories As on the original, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires sing from multiple perspectives.        ...
2019-08-14, 11:13

In FX, clients are looking more like regulators The absence of a regulatory imperative has not deterred FX traders from increasing their use of transaction cost analysis tools, in turn increasing the pressure on brokers at a time when margins are already thin....
2019-05-21, 22:39

Regulators Eye the Auctions That Decide Which Web Ads You See When you load a website, an electronic auction happens in milliseconds to determine which ads show up on your screen. Now, privacy regulators in Europe are beginning to scrutinize this process....
2019-07-09, 14:13

Regulators Split On MAX Return Boeing said the return to service of the 737 MAX jetliner could vary from country to country unless global regulators can agree on a single path to approving software and training changes....
2019-09-12, 04:13

Behind H2O’s Turmoil: Raters, Regulators and Liquidity “You can’t always get what you want,” the Rolling Stones sang. The band didn’t have illiquid assets in mind, but investors who put their money into funds that put it into things that can be hard to sell in a hurry would certainly agree, as was shown by recent market turmoil. Bank of England Governor...
2019-06-29, 00:52

EU Regulators Scrutinize Digital-Ad Companies Digital-advertising companies are coming under pressure to make sure they don’t violate the European Union’s strict privacy rules when they share website visitors’ data with business partners....
2019-08-02, 17:00

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told Boeing to make five changes to the airliner before it can return to servic......
2019-07-07, 21:52

Former SEC regulators explain how they would investigate the GE accusations After a bombshell accusation from Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos regarding GE's accounting, GE CEO Culp is defending the struggling company calling it stock manipulation. Jacob Frenkel, a former Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement lawyer, and Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman a...
2019-08-19, 21:26

"Rift Between Regulators Not In Anyone's Interest": Airlines On 737 Max Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March....
2019-06-02, 09:39

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
2019-05-21, 18:13

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators Thursday from around the world to assess the status of the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX and what steps are needed to return it to service....
2019-05-23, 17:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators from around the world on Thursday to determine what is needed to return the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX to return it to service....
2019-05-23, 20:52

PG&E's Long Record of Run-Ins With Regulators: A 'Cat and Mouse Game' Over more than two decades, the California utility responsible for causing deadly wildfires has at times misled regulators, withheld data and hindered investigations, accumulating fines and judgments of $2.6 billion. The latest flap involves alleged fudging of internal records. It’s a challenge for ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency Libra could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 18:13

More help to fight robocalls? Regulators to vote Thursday NEW YORK (AP) — Is the world getting safer from robocalls? It’s not clear. The Federal Communications Commission plans to vote Thursday on giving wireless carriers permission to do more against them, but they aren’t requiring it — yet. A bill passed by the Senate would mandate next steps...
2019-06-06, 10:39

Facebook May Be Tough Beast for Regulators to Tame Facebook shares have been pummeled by negative news over the last 15 months, but investors enticed by its continued growth in the face of these challenges have regularly bought on the ensuing dips. In the near-term at least, that is unlikely to change....
2019-06-04, 15:52

Regulators to question Facebook over new Libra cryptocurrency BoE among 26 global banks due to meet with Libra amid fears over risk to state sovereigntyGlobal regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency amid concerns from EU governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, according to the Financial ...
2019-09-15, 16:26

Regulators Have Doubts About Facebook Cryptocurrency. So Do Its Partners. The social media company said it had signed 27 partners to its Libra project. But executives at some of those companies said they were approaching it warily....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
2019-05-27, 16:52

Facebook and Google likely to face new regulators for news and ads ACCC report argues for an authority to monitor ads to ensure tech giants do not break anti-competition lawsFacebook and Google are likely to face a strong push for new regulators in Australia to oversee news and advertising on their platforms following the completion of the competition regulator’s i...
2019-06-28, 11:13

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud: lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 20:13

YouTube's FTC Penalty Exposes Divisions Among Regulators YouTube agreed to provide new protections for children on its platform and pay a $170 million fine, in a settlement that divided federal authorities over how to rein in technology giants....
2019-09-04, 16:13

Facebook met with Dutch regulators over ad fraud - lawyer Facebook is in talks with Dutch regulators about how to stop criminals who place advertisements for scam products on the internet company's platform, a lawyer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 18:52

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight of A......
2019-06-02, 19:39

NY regulators probing NRA for illegal gun insurance kickbacks The New York Department of Financial Services is investigating the National Rifle Association for its role in offering now-banned insurance products for gun owners in the state — and earning at least $14 million in the process, The Post has learned. The investigation, which hasn’t been previously re...
2019-08-11, 08:39

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
2019-05-31, 14:52

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Friday....
2019-09-13, 15:13

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual money unti......
2019-07-15, 23:13

U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replac...
2019-06-03, 00:00

WoW Classic Stress Test Time: World of Warcraft Classic's final test ahead of release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the servers through its paces....
2019-08-08, 14:39

WoW Classic Stress Test End Time: World of Warcraft Classic final test before release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the servers through its paces....
2019-08-09, 12:52

U.S. banking regulators examined Amazon's cloud in April: WSJ Federal banking regulators had inspected Amazon.com Inc's Virginia facility earlier in April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-08-02, 04:26

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Newly released documents show that staffers wi...
2019-06-14, 00:00

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook to answer several questions about how it will prote......
2019-08-06, 00:00

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19, 10:39

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's chief economist said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 20:26

Kelkoo ready to take Google complaint to U.S. antitrust regulators: CEO British price comparison site Kelkoo is willing to take its complaint about Google to U.S. antitrust regulators because EU efforts to ensure a level playing field are inadequate, its chief executive said on Wednesday....
2019-06-06, 03:26

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent reports from the Washington Post and Vox, it looks like...
2019-06-05, 18:39

Data privacy regulators in GCC countries get more muscles to flex Authorities in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are looking to tighten their data privacy laws and give more teeth to regulators after the introduction of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).Privacy regulations around the world protect the rights of the individualȁ...
2019-08-04, 13:13

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
2019-07-17, 00:39

UK age verification is flawed, and regulators need a technology wake-up call Age verification isn’t new: we encounter it daily, whether ticking a box to say that we’re over 13 when signing-up to social media platforms or presenting ID if we’re buying alcohol or opting for the gorier or more risqué choices at a cinema.Thanks to new regulation, it...
2019-06-13, 11:00

UPDATE 1-Chinese regulators will restructure Baoshang Bank as soon as possible The Chinese government's takeover of Baoshang Bank has caused some pain but prevented bigger financial and social instability, and regulators will restructure the lender as soon as possible, a newspaper affiliated to China's central bank said on Sunday....
2019-06-16, 15:52

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators say some Boeing 737 MAX planes may have faulty parts The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday disclosed a new problem involving Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX, saying that more than 300 of that troubled plane and the prior generation 737 may contain improperly manufactured parts and that the agency will require these parts to be quickly replac...
2019-06-02, 23:52

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competitive behavior," related to the Libra Association, Bloom......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Financial crime: Regulators find few lessons in Danske Huge fines, criminal investigations and public opprobrium are the consequences of big anti-money laundering failures at banks, but what about the regulators? The reluctance of fellow EU supervisors to criticize one of their own in Denmark has heightened doubts about Europe’s AML framework....
2019-08-30, 22:52

Regulators Found Risk of Emergency After First Boeing MAX Crash An FAA internal risk analysis after the first of two Boeing 737 MAX airliner crashes showed the likelihood was high of a similar cockpit emergency within months....
2019-07-31, 19:39

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19, 15:39

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
2019-07-18, 17:13

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17, 12:13

Airlines urge regulators to work together to return 737 MAX to service Airlines on Thursday urged global regulators to coordinate on measures needed to bring the grounded 737 MAX jetliner back into service, as Boeing grappled with a new technical glitch and investors sold shares of suppliers over fears of more disruption....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Boeing CEO: Global aviation regulators may not clear 737 Max to fly at the same time Boeing's CEO Dennis Muilenburg told an industry conference that global aviation regulators may not all give the 737 Max the green light to fly at the same time....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may be needed first, the man in charge of their response told Reuters....
2019-07-18, 21:52

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can escape the same kind of attention....
2019-07-04, 14:39

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
2019-06-17, 16:26

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
2019-05-22, 23:26

ECB's Villeroy: regulators will not sacrifice security in drive for innovation The world's financial regulators will not sacrifice customers' security for the sake of innovation, Bank of France head and European Central Bank policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 09:13

World’s regulators to review pilot licensing in Montreal after 737 MAX crashes The Boeing 737 MAX crashes aren't necessarily the reason why they're meeting, but they coincide with debate over whether increasingly automated commercial jets are compromising pilot skills....
2019-07-03, 01:13

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02, 07:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - WSJ The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
2019-07-12, 22:39

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
2019-06-02, 16:39

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues (Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. The FTC has been investigating allegations Facebook ...
2019-07-13, 07:39

IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
2019-09-03, 23:52

Vyleesi: latest attempt at 'female Viagra' approved by US regulators Pharmaceutical known chemically as bremelanotide is aimed at women with low sexual desire disorder or HSDDDrug regulators in the United States have approved Vyleesi, the latest attempt to come up with a “female Viagra” for women with low sexual desire.Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, is s...
2019-06-22, 05:26

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-02, 07:00

U.S. House lawmakers ask regulators to scrutinize bank cloud providers Two U.S. lawmakers have called on a top financial regulatory panel to consider direct oversight of the cloud services big tech companies provide to banks, saying they have become a critical component of the global financial system....
2019-08-23, 14:26

Regulators give phone companies new tools to fight robocalls NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fighting robocalls (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Federal regulators are giving phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers’ permission first. Thursday’s vote by the Federal Communications Commission could make call-blocking wi...
2019-06-06, 18:00

Delfin asks U.S. regulators for more time to build floating LNG project Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana:...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
2019-08-15, 08:13

Online lenders under investigation by regulators in 11 states, Puerto Rico The New York Department of Financial Services is leading an investigation into of a new breed of online lender that claims to provide advance payments on workers’ paychecks — but are possibly violating usury and other payday lending laws, The Post has learned. The investigation, which includes a coa...
2019-08-06, 22:13

States ramp up pressure on federal regulators to rein in big tech Attorneys general in several states have already opened or are preparing to launch their own investigations into Facebook, Apple and Google over concerns about privacy and anti-competitive practices....
2019-06-12, 18:00

Rift emerges between regulators reviewing merger between Sprint and T-Mobile The proposal to combine the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers entered uncertain legal territory after the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department appeared to split in their thinking about the transaction....
2019-05-22, 02:26

UPDATE 1-Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists on Wednesday urged Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
2019-06-19, 21:52

EU regulators approve Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won approval in Europe for adolescents with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-08-06, 07:52

First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactions it poses to young patients....
2019-09-14, 00:26

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on Libra....
2019-08-06, 06:13

Amazon will be 'left alone' by regulators while other big tech companies suffer, Stifel says Amazon is likely to escape the increased scrutiny from federal regulators that the other big technology companies are currently facing, according to Stifel....
2019-06-07, 18:52

Regulators Approve Bitcoin Venture Backed by NYSE Owner New York state regulators approved a key license for Bakkt, a venture designed to make it easier for consumers to store bitcoins and pay for purchases in the cryptocurrency....
2019-08-17, 00:52

U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
2019-09-14, 08:00

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing increasing skepticism from international regulators days after ambitious plans for it were unveiled by the social media company.On Tuesday, Randal Quarles,...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Facebook's dream of a global cryptocurrency raises political stakes — for the regulators themselves Investors, crypto enthusiasts and regulators themselves say Libra has raised the stakes for financial authorities, forcing them to take a more serious look at digital currencies....
2019-08-26, 09:13

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 23:52

UPDATE 1-Delfin asks U.S. regulators for more time to build floating LNG project Delfin LNG LLC asked U.S. federal energy regulators for a three-year and six-month extension until March 28, 2023 to build facilities proposed to connect floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessels off the coast of Louisiana:...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Regulators fine British Airways record $230M for data breach The British government said Monday it will fine British Airways a record $230 million for a security breach that affected the personal data of about 500,000 customers a year ago....
2019-07-08, 14:13

UPDATE 3-U.S and European regulators reviewing safety of heartburn drugs like Zantac U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine....
2019-09-14, 01:39

UPDATE 2-IATA chief 'worried' about global regulators' discrepancy over Boeing 737 MAX The head of global airlines lobby IATA warned on Tuesday that a discrepancy among global regulators over reapproving Boeing Co's 737 MAX for commercial flight could set a worrying precedent for future aircraft programs....
2019-09-04, 03:00

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
2019-06-12, 07:13

UPDATE 4-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13, 01:39

UPDATE 3-U.S. regulators approve $5 bln Facebook settlement over privacy issues - source The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday....
2019-07-13, 00:01

Global regulators to question Facebook's Libra amid EU concerns: paper Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the digital currency poses to financial stability, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
2019-09-15, 11:39

Tesla Driver Imitates Regulators by Appearing to Fall Asleep With Autopilot On We’ve seen this before, and you better believe we’re going to see a hell of a lot more of it. According to video obtained by NBC Los Angeles and an interview with the person who shot the footage, a Tesla driver fell asleep at the wheel of the car while it was moving on a federal interstate for at le...
2019-06-15, 02:26

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
2019-07-18, 22:26

Colombian regulators order delivery app Rappi to comply with commerce laws Colombian regulators on Thursday ordered popular delivery app Rappi to comply with electronic commerce laws, saying the company is offering services that go beyond basic contact between clients and suppliers....
2019-09-06, 03:26

Regulators Fine Google $170 Million for Violating Children’s Privacy on YouTube As part of a settlement, YouTube said it would also institute new privacy measures on children’s videos. Critics said the changes did not go far enough to protect children....
2019-09-04, 18:13

Facebook hires lobbying firm to help sweet talk cryptocurrency regulators Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra is facing an ever growing mountain of regulatory challenges. It seems it needs a helping hand, as it’s hired a specialist firm to lobby Washington directly. According to registration documents filed earlier this week, Facebook will be represented by Washington, DC-b...
2019-08-27, 13:39

Facebook's Libra in regulators' sights as ECB's Coeure warns of 'stablecoin' risks Facebook's attempt to drag cryptocurrencies into the mainstream with its Libra digital coin met with further scepticism on Monday when an ECB board member said such "stablecoins" posed serious risks....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the country's kids' privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancements in technology have outpaced rules meant to protect children under age 13....
2019-07-18, 17:01

Facebook privately pitched its cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared. Two days after Facebook announced plans for the creation of a new cryptocurrency for its 2.7 billion users last month, the tech giant presented its 12-page white paper to more than a dozen officials f......
2019-07-17, 06:39

U.S. markets regulators reach deal on Dodd-Frank swaps capital rules U.S. markets regulators on Friday unveiled an agreement on how much capital and margin firms must hold when trading swaps based on securities, finalizing a key piece of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law introduced following the 2007-09 financial crisis....
2019-06-21, 19:26

Bayer gets help from Donald Trump as US regulators veto warnings its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer The Trump administration is refusing to approve product labels warning glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller — is a carcinogen. "It is irresponsible to require labels on products that are inaccurate when EPA knows the product does not pose a cancer risk," the EPA said ...
2019-08-12, 11:52

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
2019-06-27, 19:26

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
2019-06-12, 06:00

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
2019-06-27, 21:00

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
2019-06-28, 11:39

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
2019-07-11, 11:26

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain 'bad bank' proposal: FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
2019-06-24, 08:26

U.S. regulators ask Deutsche Bank to explain "bad bank" proposal -FT U.S. regulators have sought explanation from Deutsche Bank AG about its "bad bank" proposal and its impact on U.S. operations at the loss-making German lender, the Financial Times reported on Monday....
2019-06-24, 10:00

Sometimes It's Okay to Drop the Weights Today we’re going to tackle the iconic behavior of a Gym Asshole: dropping their weights. BOOM. Blech sums up the question that many of us have found ourselves thinking:...
2019-08-23, 00:52

Gas prices continue to drop CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 6 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks to $2.74. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that increased refinery production and lower crude oil costs contributed t...
2019-08-12, 06:00

Vet, 97, recreates his D-Day parachute drop For most people, a summer trip to France is a chance to relax in beautiful surroundings and to savor the country's fine food. For Tom Rice of San Diego, it's an opportunity to relive the time he nearly died jumping from a C-47 Douglas airplane, then was shot at, again and again....
2019-06-06, 09:52

These Marsupials Drop Dead After Mating This extreme reproductive strategy has been observed in the wild for the first time among male kalutas, mouselike mammals native to Northwestern Australia....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Dow Sheds 800 in Biggest Drop of Year The Dow industrials posted their largest decline this year and bond markets sent a recession warning signal, highlighting anxiety on Wall Street about the prospects for the decadelong economic expansion....
2019-08-15, 04:00

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential race to mourn the victims of the horrific mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso....
2019-08-15, 00:52

Everlane's Big New Menswear Drop Looks a Lot Like Their Old Stuff The re-launched essentials that comprise Everlane's “Uniform” line have been rigorously tested, and now all come complete with a 365-day guarantee to prove it....
2019-09-10, 20:00

Solskjaer: It will be hard to drop Greenwood "Manchester United manager Ole gunnar Solskjaer praised teenage forward Mason Greenwood after he scored twice in a pre-season game against Inter Milan in Singapore."...
2019-07-20, 21:26

May's auto sales drop still feels like a win U.S. sales of cars and light trucks fell 0.3 percent in May, but the month still felt like a winner for many industry participants as a big Memorial Day weekend erased fears of a much bigger drop after a slow start to the year....
2019-06-10, 09:39

New Death Stranding trailer to drop on May 29 Sony may not be attending E3 2019, but that doesn't mean we won't be getting any news on upcoming Sony exclusives anytime soon. In fact, following a series of cryptic tweets from Hideo Kojima, Kojima Productions has confirmed that a brand new Death Stranding trailer will drop on May 2...
2019-05-28, 23:13

Meghan and Harry to drop their private jet Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will travel to Africa with their baby son Archie on a commercial flight in September, a royal source told CNN on Friday, after they were criticized for using private jets in August....
2019-09-07, 00:00

PM's extra £1.8bn for NHS 'risks being a drop in the ocean' The prime minister's £1.8bn cash injection for the NHS "risks being a drop in the ocean", say experts callling for more funding across the healthcare system....
2019-08-05, 12:39

Gold Prices Drop on Fed Remarks Gold prices edged lower Tuesday, as stocks rallied amid growing expectations that the Federal Reserve is willing to cut rates in response to escalating economic uncertainty....
2019-06-04, 20:39

Drag-and-drop data analytics In the Iron Man movies, Tony Stark uses a holographic computer to project 3-D data into thin air, manipulate them with his hands, and find fixes to his superhero troubles. In the same vein, researchers from MIT and Brown University have now developed a system for interactive data analytics that runs...
2019-06-27, 23:13

Marks & Spencer set to drop out of the FTSE 100 Marks and Spencer, a bastion of the UK high street, is expected to be expelled on Wednesday from the FTSE 100, the group of the country's biggest listed companies....
2019-09-04, 04:39

Gold Prices Drop, But Still Above Rs 38,000: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Friday decreased by Rs 140 but traded above the Rs 38,000 mark in the national capital, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The yellow metal settled at Rs 38,330 per 10......
2019-08-09, 19:13

Bond Yields Extend Drop Toward 2% Muted inflation and slowing job growth has continued to push yields on U.S. Treasurys lower, leading to the possibility that the 10-year rate will dip below 2% for the first time in more than two years....
2019-06-07, 20:39

De Blasio says he may drop out of 2020 race after Oct. 1 Mayor Bill de Blasio finally admitted Wednesday that it would be “really tough” to stay in the 2020 race if he doesn’t make the October Democratic primary debates. “I think the logical thing to say is, I’m going to try to get into the October debates. If I can, I think ...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Jay-Z and John Fogerty drop out of Woodstock 50 Woodstock 50, proposed for Aug. 16-18, has faced myriad troubles. The latest of which is losing performers Jay-Z and John Fogerty.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:39

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
2019-06-05, 03:26

Oil prices rise after U.S. crude stockpile drop Oil prices rebounded slightly on Wednesday after a steep fall in the previous session as OPEC and its allies' decision to extend output cuts was not enough to counter investors' concerns about the slowing global economy....
2019-07-03, 15:26

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets’ lineup ensured that with a lackluster performance against Mike Soroka and three Braves relievers, but the comeback attempt wasn’t helped...
2019-06-29, 07:13

Stranger Things x Nike Collab Drop 2 Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-01, 21:13

Texans drop pursuit of Pats' Caserio for GM job Houston announced the decision on Friday and a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Patriots have dropped their tampering charges against the Texans....
2019-06-15, 01:00

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
2019-06-19, 19:52

Kim Kardashian to drop Kimono name from shapewear after objections Reality TV star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian said on Monday she would rename her Kimono shapewear line after people in Japan said her use of the term to brand undergarments was disrespectful....
2019-07-02, 01:52

| Sudan's PM calls for US to drop 'terror' blacklisting Sudan's new premier has called for the United States to drop his country from its state sponsors of terrorism list, insisting it was crucial to economic revival....
2019-09-05, 06:26

Dow turns positive, erases 118-point drop The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded slightly higher late in Friday's session, erasing a loss of 118 points from earlier in the day as Wall Street headed for back-to-back weekly gains....
2019-06-14, 21:13

Matt Prior: Goodbye useful estate, hello drop-top SUV The Country Tourer’s usefulness wasn’t reflected in its sales Vauxhall axed the Insignia Country Tourer as Volkswagen launched the T-Roc Cabriolet. What does this say about car buyers? Siri, give me an allegory for the state of British car buyers.”  “Certainly. Vauxhall has axed the Insignia Coun...
2019-08-30, 01:39

Mortgage applications surge as rates drop Mortgage rates are hitting their lowest level in 2 years. Matt Graham, Mortgage News Daily, and CNBC's Diana Olick join the 'The Exchange' to discuss where mortgage rates could go from here....
2019-06-12, 23:52

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14, 09:13

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Which Democratic Candidate Will Drop Out of the Presidential Race Next? On Wednesday night, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand officially dropped out of the Presidential race, joining Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper in calling it quits ahead of the debates. After Wednesday’s deadline, just 10 candidates have qualified for the debates in Houston, meaning we’ll see a mu...
2019-08-30, 19:13

Apprehensions on Mexico border to drop 25% this month, U.S. says Far fewer migrants are trying to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government to stem the flow of people heading north from Central America, the top U.S. border security official said on Friday....
2019-06-28, 22:26

New cheaper iPhone would drop a flagship feature Apple is getting hammered in the Chinese market, and in an attempt to claw back market share from the likes of Huawei, Vivo, and Oppo is planning to release a cheaper iPhone. But cheaper means making compromises....
2019-07-04, 14:39

Oil gains after U.S. stockpiles drop, rigs evacuated Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a brewing storm....
2019-07-10, 09:13

Flaherty dazzles again, Cardinals drop Pirates 2-0 Jack Flaherty had another strong start in his scintillating second half, scattering five hits over eight electric innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
2019-09-09, 00:26

Next Toyota Land Cruiser May Drop the V8: Report While the current Toyota Land Cruiser has become something of an expensive status symbol like many big off-roaders before it, it’s still one of the best in its class, even if this generation’s been around since 2007. It also has something the next generation might not: A V8 engine....
2019-06-17, 19:01

Hulkenberg: Canadian GP tyre drop-off could cause F1 pit traffic jam Nico Hulkenberg thinks there could be a "traffic jam" in the pits early in the Canadian Grand Prix if high degradation of Pirelli's soft Formula 1 tyre does not improve...
2019-06-08, 15:39

Oil rises more than 1% after U.S. stockpile drop; Brent nears $65 Oil prices gained more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply....
2019-07-10, 03:13

Why it’s time to drop the dogma and become blockchain rationalists In the past few years, the conversation about cryptocurrency has taken on the tenor of a religious debate, with people either identifying as evangelists or skeptics, maximalists or minimalists. Tipping one side of the scale are the maximalists — people such as venture capitalist and blockchain indus...
2019-06-23, 19:26

iPhone 12 could finally see Apple drop the notch One of the most distinctive features of the newest iPhones is the top notch that houses the camera and upper speaker – both the iPhone X and iPhone XS have it, even though many other modern smartphones have come up with more modern solutions, or use smaller notches. However, it looks like the...
2019-07-11, 12:26

Steam Is About to Drop Official Support for Ubuntu Valve is dropping official support for Ubuntu 19.10 and future releases for its mega-popular Steam video game distribution platform, per Engadget, as the upcoming version of the OS will eliminate updates to 32-bit x86 components. According to Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais, the company will “e...
2019-06-24, 10:26

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
2019-06-15, 13:39

Daytime highs will drop to near-average this weekend TUCSON – Expect gusty winds into this evening followed by less wind this weekend. Breezy conditions with winds between 10-25 mph and gusts as high as 35 mph will be possible. Due to the gusty winds, critical fire conditions are possible through early this evening, especially for areas south and eas...
2019-06-15, 03:52

Trump says customers should drop AT&T over CNN news coverage U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN in the latest salvo in his long-running criticism over its news coverage....
2019-06-03, 15:26

Big drop in uninsured drivers caught on UK roads News 30 May, 2019 Last year saw the lowest number of uninsured drivers caught on the road since 2012, even though 2017, by contrast, saw the most...
2019-05-30, 04:00

U.S. Corporate Cash Piles Drop to Three-Year Low The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul prompted a strategic shift in corporate capital allocation, spurring more companies to increase spending and repatriate foreign cash holdings....
2019-06-10, 14:26

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
2019-07-18, 01:26

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of the position....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Border arrests drop 24% from June to July US immigration officials apprehended fewer migrants along the US-Mexico border in July than they did in June, a steady decline since the May high, according to data released Thursday by US Customs and Border Patrol....
2019-08-08, 23:26

Marriott reports 2% drop in quarterly revenue Marriott International Inc, the world's largest hotel company, reported a 2% drop in quarterly revenue on Monday due to slowing global economic growth that weighed on business travel....
2019-08-06, 01:13

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Apple will drop its 15-inch MacBook Pro and replace it with something better Apple is widely expected to introduce a brand new 16-inch MacBook Pro this fall, and a new report now claims the new notebook will actually replace the 15-inch model. Such a move would make plenty of sense for Apple, considering that the 16-inch display will fit inside the same chassis as the curren...
2019-08-07, 18:26

Siemens Shares Drop on Gloomy Outlook German industrial giant Siemens said a weakening global economic environment was hurting its key industrial businesses as it reported a decline in quarterly profit, sending its shares more than 5% lower....
2019-08-01, 10:39

These Male Marsupials Drop Dead After Mating This extreme reproductive strategy has been observed in the wild for the first time among male kalutas, mouselike mammals native to Northwestern Australia....
2019-08-29, 06:00

Prosecutors to drop rape charges against Neymar Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker....
2019-08-09, 11:13

Jordan's latest sneaker drop is in 'Fortnite' Fortnite has played host to a dazzling number of themed events, featuring collaborations with some of entertainment's biggest franchises including Avengers: Endgame and John Wick. However, for its latest crossover, Epic Games is teaming up with one o......
2019-05-22, 14:13

EPA to drop Obama-era water protection rule The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
2019-08-13, 00:00

TUSD teacher vacancies continue to drop TUCSON – Students are back in school this week in the Tucson Unified School District, and for the third year in a row, the number of teacher vacancies has dropped. Of the nearly 3,000 teachers in TUSD’s 89 schools, just over 60 teacher positions currently remain open. TUSD Superintendent, Gabr...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Oil rises 1.5% on steep drop in US crude inventories Oil prices gained more than 2% on Wednesday after data showing a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles helped ease worries about weakening oil demand caused by the China-U.S. trade war....
2019-08-28, 23:39

Heathrow plans its own Ulez for drivers doing drop-off at up to £15 a day Thousands of Heathrow passengers will be made to pay a "pollution charge" of up to £15 if they drive to the airport to catch flights, it was announced today....
2019-05-24, 13:26

Austria's AT&S hit by smartphone, automotive demand drop Austrian printed circuit board maker AT&S said its first-quarter core profit fell 33% due to lower demand from smartphone makers and the automotive industry, knocking its shares despite an upbeat medium-term forecast....
2019-08-02, 10:39

Leading US bosses drop shareholder-first principle The real test will be in deeds not words, IPPR thinktank tells Business RoundtableThe bosses of 181 of the US’s biggest companies have changed the official definition of “the purpose of a corporation” from making the most money possible for shareholders to “improving our society” by also looking out...
2019-08-19, 23:52

Woodstock 50: Santana, Lumineers, Raconteurs drop out Woodstock 50 organizers are scrambling to stage their golden anniversary festival next month in Maryland.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:39

Government Bond Yields Continue to Drop Government bond yields around the world dropped further after interest-rate cuts by three central banks exacerbated investors’ fears of slowing growth around the world....
2019-08-07, 17:00

Steepest drop in 10-year yield since S&P downgrade of US The 10-year Treasury yield is having its steepest drop since late-July to early-August 2011 — the days surrounding S&P's downgrade of the U.S. credit rating....
2019-08-08, 08:13

Government-Bond Yields Continue to Drop Government-bond yields around the world dropped further after interest-rate cuts by three central banks exacerbated investors’ fears of slowing growth around the world....
2019-08-08, 10:13

S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts going forward....
2019-08-01, 00:13

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
2019-07-18, 09:13

Our Real President Wants Us to 'Drop the Ageism Shit' Lizzo, also known as our bad bitch-in-chief, wants you to keep focused on the things that matter this (endless) election season, and according to her, age ain’t one of those things....
2019-08-26, 21:39

Oil prices drop on swelling U.S. stockpiles, trade war Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war between China and the United States....
2019-05-22, 13:01

'We Can't Waste a Drop.' India Is Running Out of Water. Water crises are unfolding all across India, a product of population growth, modernization, climate change, mismanagement and the breakdown of traditional systems of distributing resources....
2019-08-19, 19:26

This Drop and Sennheiser Collaboration Is the Peak of Budget Headphones Burgeoning audiophiles, rejoice. Drop (formerly MassDrop) and Sennheiser combined forces to give you the HD 58X Jubilee Headphones, a $160 pair of open-back headphones....
2019-05-24, 23:26

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
2019-07-10, 10:13

Trump administration touts big drop in border crossings Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan, speaking at the White House on Monday, touted a drop in border arrests and highlighted the construction of new sections of the border wall....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs I wish there were a better name for “drop leg bags,” the messenger bags that you strap to your thigh. Thigh tote? Shank sack? Leggage? Whatever you call them, these packs you strap to your waist are the perfect, most stylish blend of messenger bag and purse....
2019-06-11, 04:52

Grandad 'did not drop toddler from cruise ship', family says An 18-month-old girl who fell to her death from the 11th-floor deck of a cruise ship was not dropped by her grandfather and instead plunged from a window that had been left open in a play area, the family lawyer has said....
2019-07-10, 14:26

Drop it like it’s hot: style inspiration from London’s new home of cool At Coal Drops Yard, creativity is all around you, from the architectural juxtaposition of old and new to the contents of the stores and the people who work in them. We spoke to staff and owners about their personal approaches to fashion, and what it’s like to work in London’s hottest new shopping an...
2019-06-07, 13:26

Oil's Weekly Drop Highlights Lingering Oversupply Fears Oil prices fell for the fourth consecutive session Friday to bring their drop for the week to 3%, illustrating how fears of excess supply continue to keep crude prices down....
2019-09-14, 05:39

Woodstock 50 canceled after Miley Cyrus, The Raconteurs drop out Organizers canceled the beleaguered Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair on Wednesday after months of setbacks and about a dozen musical acts dropped out....
2019-08-01, 08:00

Eric Swalwell will reportedly drop out of 2020 race Rep. Eric Swalwell is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, according to a report on Monday. The California lawmaker will hold a news conference in the afternoon to announce that he’s exiting the race and will run for a fifth House term, the Los Angeles Times reported. Swalwel...
2019-07-08, 21:39

Someone might’ve finally figured out how to fix the frame drop problem on iPhones While the “iPhone vs. Android” debate that fanboys perpetuate across the internet is tiresome and pointless, there are good reasons for rational people to compare the two mobile platforms. Android has many benefits over iOS just as iOS is better than Android in some ways, and comparing t...
2019-09-07, 00:00

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests that Neanderthal extinction might have been due to a ‘slight drop in their fertility rates’. ...
2019-06-21, 23:26

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the new-look Minnesota Lynx pulled away from the Chicago Sky in the second half for an 89-71 win in the season-opener for both teams Saturday night. Collier, who was the sixth pick in ...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money....
2019-08-24, 21:13

Plug-in hybrid sales drop by half in June Car registrations in June fell by 3.4% with demand for plug-in hybrids hardest hit Demand for plug-in hybrid cars fell by half in June, the biggest fall yet seen in this sector of the market, according to figures from The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Plug-in hybrid sales decreased by ...
2019-07-04, 12:39

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night....
2019-06-23, 09:39

Postal Service Reports First Drop in Packages in Nearly a Decade The U.S. Postal Service delivered fewer packages in the latest quarter for the first time in nine years, as Amazon.com, United Parcel Service and FedEx increasingly deliver orders themselves....
2019-08-10, 11:00

Archer and Leach called up as England drop Moeen "All-rounder Moeen Ali has been left out of England\u0027s squad for the second Ashes test against Australia next week after a disappointing display during a crushing defeat in the opener."...
2019-08-10, 10:13

China, U.S. levy new retaliatory tariffs against each other; stocks drop President Donald Trump on Friday increased tariffs against Chinese goods hours after Beijing announced new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of U.S.-made products....
2019-08-24, 08:39

Amazon’s Fashion Quest Continues With the Drop and StyleSnap The world's largest online retailer goes after a new, more fashionable kind of shopper: social media influencers, and the people who love to follow them....
2019-06-08, 13:52

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

Dumb Starbucks Man Makes Smart Decision to Drop Out Welcome to the final edition of Dumb Starbucks Man, the series where we examine the very dumb things that Howard Schultz keeps saying as he pretends to run for president, or in this case drops out of the running for president....
2019-09-06, 22:52

The Morning After: AMD's pre-release Radeon RX 5700 price drop Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! While Steve Ballmer celebrates a couple of new LA Clippers arrivals, Microsoft spent this week dropping teasers for Windows 1.0. We also had some EV news from the Goodwood Festival of Sp......
2019-07-06, 18:13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures drop on U.S.-Iran tensions Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, tracking declines in global equities as rising tensions between the United States and Iran kept investors on edge....
2019-06-21, 15:26

Venezuela's oil exports drop 17% in May as sanctions kick in -data Venezuelan PDVSA's oil exports took another hit in May, following a deadline for customers to wind-down purchases in order to comply with U.S. sanctions, according to documents from the state-run company and Refinitiv Eikon data....
2019-06-04, 17:26

Mahindra Registers 15% Drop In Sales In July 2019 Mahindra and Mahindra officially come out with the sales numbers for July 2019, and the company has announced a decline of 15 per cent in total sales. Last month, the company's cumulative sales,......
2019-08-01, 11:39

Images of two new Ferrari drop-tops leak online 789bhp 812 Superfast convertible set to be unveiled alongside new F8 Spider, as images from corporate event suggest Ferrari looks set to unveil two important new convertible models according to images circulating on social media.  One image, posted to Facebook by Ferrari fan page ‘Cavallino Rampant...
2019-09-06, 15:26

Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
2019-07-03, 15:26

Hyundai India Registers 3.8% Drop In July Sales Hyundai India today announced registering a 3.8 per cent decline in total sales for the month of July 2019. Last month, the South Korean carmaker's cumulative sales stood at 57,310 units, compared to......
2019-08-01, 20:26

Drop in oil price heralds cheaper fill-ups for UK drivers A 9% drop in the price of crude oil could bring down petrol and diesel prices as May sees four-month peak The RAC says May represented a fourth consecutive month of fuel price rises, but predicts that relief could be on the way in the form of cheaper crude oil.  Prices jumped higher still last mont...
2019-06-05, 07:39

Nantucket prosecutors drop case against Kevin Spacey Prosecutors in Massachusetts have dropped a case against actor Kevin Spacey in which he was accused of groping an 18-year-old man in a Nantucket bar in 2016....
2019-07-18, 02:26

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-14, 13:13

Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
2019-06-01, 00:00

Natural-Gas Prices Drop on Cooler-Weather Forecasts Natural-gas prices slid on Friday, while capping their biggest weekly gain in more than a month, as weather forecasts pointed to cooler temperatures ahead....
2019-08-17, 00:52

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and now the Department of Attorney General is dropping...
2019-06-14, 20:00

New home sales drop in April but outlook is bright Sales of new single -family houses fell 6.9% in April as prices rose. Analysts believes sales will pick up later this year.        ...
2019-05-24, 00:13

Corbyn told to drop 'ego' as temporary PM plan rejected Jeremy Corbyn has been told there is no time to "muck about with people's egos" after his plan to become a temporary prime minister in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit was rejected....
2019-08-16, 18:00

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G services, lawmakers said on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 03:01

Oil plummets, on track for biggest weekly drop in 2019 Oil prices plunged on Thursday, losing about 5% as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
2019-07-19, 13:39

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Century Fox, despite the fact that the Disney has earn...
2019-08-07, 04:39

US import prices post the largest drop in 5 months U.S. import prices fell by the most in five months in May amid a broad decline in the cost of goods, the latest indication of muted inflation that strengthens the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-13, 14:52

Mexican conglomerate Alfa reports 49.3% drop in Q2 net profit Mexican conglomerate Alfa on Wednesday reported net profit of 1.8 billion pesos ($93.8 million) for the second quarter, a drop of 49.3% from the same period last year....
2019-07-18, 01:26

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with FCA blaming French politicians....
2019-06-06, 10:52

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint probe, vow new investigation Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped pending charges against eight people tied to the Flint water crisis that left the city's water system tainted with led and pledged to re-start the investigation from scratch. ...
2019-06-14, 06:26

Trump: U.S. ‘close’ to Taliban deal, troops to drop to 8,600 The Pentagon has been developing plans to withdraw as many as half of the 14,000 U.S. troops still there, but the Taliban want all U.S. and NATO forces withdrawn....
2019-08-30, 01:39

Micro Focus says most of sales shortfall will drop through to earnings Micro Focus Intl said it had little scope to mitigate a cut in its revenue guidance before its Oct. 31 year-end as its cost cutting programs were already well advanced, meaning most of the shortfall would fall through to the core earnings line....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Ease Anxiety Around Preschool Drop-Off With a Dress Rehearsal We know what we’re supposed to do at preschool drop-off. Leave them at the door (don’t enter the classroom!), give a swift and cheery goodbye (“Have a great time! I’ll be back to pick you up in a few hours!”), and leave. Even if they’re crying, every preschool teacher will tell you, you will only ma...
2019-08-29, 17:52

Ricciardo gets Hungary grid drop after getting new Renault F1 engine Daniel Ricciardo will start the Hungarian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after switching to a complete new set of Renault engine components after qualifying...
2019-08-04, 14:00

US designates China a currency manipulator after yuan drop The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop gives China an unfair competitive advantage in international trade....
2019-08-06, 02:52

Report: NFL set to drop full-time status for officials The NFL is set to feature part-time officials next season rather than granting full-time positions, according to a report from ESPN on Thursday night....
2019-07-12, 09:13

'Pokémon Go' will drop Apple Watch support after July 1st If you're used to advancing your Pokémon Go game with an Apple Watch, you'll want to change your habits. Niantic is ending support for the Apple Watch after July 1st -- beyond that, you can't connect your watch to the creature-catching game.......
2019-06-01, 23:26

Saints fan decides to drop 'Nola No-Call' lawsuit against NFL A New Orleans Saints fan who took the National Football League to court for a no-call by referees that likely cost the team a Super Bowl trip said on Monday he had decided to end his fight....
2019-09-10, 06:00

Fedora 31 to drop 32-bit kernel, retain support for 32-bit programs Proposed changes to a future version of the popular Linux distribution will decrease maintenance overhead while retaining support for 32-bit programs....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Samsung phone deal price drop - bills from £23/pm on the ace A70 and A80 Samsung's new range of 'A' series devices have been rocking the mid-range phone market, bringing a combination of affordable prices and strong specs. But to make these prices even cheaper, two deals have had their prices cut even - exclusively for the readers of TechRadar.Taking some ...
2019-07-24, 16:26

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Huawei bracing for a 40% to 60% drop in international smartphone shipments Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Hot off the news of Huawei cancelling a laptop launch and delaying its foldable smartphone, we're now starting to see hard numbers for just how much the Trump Administration's export ban may affect the Chinese company's business. A report from Bloomberg ...
2019-06-17, 21:13

Swedish prosecutors drop investigation into man in fight with A$AP Rocky Swedish prosecutors have ended their investigation of a man who they say was involved in a fight with A$AP Rocky earlier this month in Stockholm.        ...
2019-07-23, 00:52

Drop rates for loot boxes to be disclosed on consoles Three major gaming console makers will require publishers to declare the drop rates for any loot boxes on their games from next year, amid concerns the feature promotes addiction....
2019-08-08, 23:26

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press conference Friday. In May, more than 144,000 immigrants...
2019-06-29, 12:00

56% drop in illegal crossings credited to foreign ‘partners’ The 56% drop in illegal border crossings since a peak in May is being credited in large part to efforts in Central America, especially Mexico, to team up with the Trump administration to curb the flow of migrants....
2019-09-10, 05:39

Trump administration reports drop in border apprehensions PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Trump administration says it saw a 30-percent drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern border from July to August. The percentage of border crossing traveling as families also dipped by as much as 20-percent. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark ...
2019-09-10, 09:00

Oil prices rise 1% on steep drop in US crude inventories Oil prices gained more than 2% on Wednesday after data showing a fall in U.S. crude stockpiles helped ease worries about weakening oil demand caused by the China-U.S. trade war....
2019-08-28, 20:26

UPDATE 1-Groningen gas production to drop 20% faster than planned - gov't Next year's output at the Groningen natural gas field in the north of the Netherlands looks set to drop 20% more than previously announced, the Dutch government said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 16:52

Two men charged with drop-kicking and killing cat in social media video One man is accused of kicking the cat, and the other of taking the video. They are charged with killing and torturing an animal.        ...
2019-08-09, 12:00

Google Flights will refund the difference if prices drop unexpectedly Just after shutting down its Trips travel-planning app, Google has announced a raft of travel-related features for other products, including a flight price guarantee. For a limited time, when it tells you prices won't drop on a trip you book through......
2019-08-09, 06:52

HP's Q2 revenue remains flat with drop in PC units and printers sold While sales of desktop units were up slightly year-over-year, HP still saw an overall drop in the number of PCs sold due to the decline in Notebooks units....
2019-05-23, 23:26

More LMP2 entrants drop Ligier for ORECA from Silverstone ELMS The United Autosports and Panis-Barthez teams have swapped from Ligier to ORECA chassis for their lead European Le Mans Series entries ahead of this month's Silverstone round...
2019-08-22, 23:13

German factory production, exports drop in weak Q2 start BERLIN (AP) — German factory production has fallen more strongly than expected in April and exports have dropped sharply in a weak start to the second quarter in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that industrial production dropped 1.9% over March in seaso...
2019-06-07, 12:26

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against actor Depardieu French prosecutors have dropped an investigation into rape allegations against the actor Gerard Depardieu, the public prosecutor's office said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 22:39

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
2019-06-14, 07:52

Vladimir Putin threatens to drop New START nuclear treaty The Russian president has warned that unless the US comes to the negotiating table, a key nuclear weapons treaty will collapse. If it does, it will be the second such pact to fail under Trump's leadership....
2019-06-06, 18:13

Amazon's The Drop Launches Its First Made-to-Order Collection—For 30 Hours Only Amazon already sells pretty much all the clothes you need, but now, they’re selling clothes you didn’t even know you needed, because they didn’t previously exist. The retail giant’s new fashion endeavor, The Drop, just, uh, dropped its ever collection of relatively affordable streetwear in collabora...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Sainz's Spa F1 engine "alive", Norris set for Monza grid drop Carlos Sainz Jr's Renault Formula 1 engine is "alive" after its failure last weekend but McLaren team-mate Lando Norris will take a grid penalty at the Italian Grand Prix...
2019-09-06, 03:52

Prosecutors won't drop charges against Navy SEAL despite trial twist Military prosecutors said on Friday they will not drop premeditated murder charges against a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with stabbing to death a teenaged Islamic State militant in Iraq in 2017, despite testimony from another SEAL who claimed to have killed the prisoner....
2019-06-22, 04:39

PSA, Dongfeng to drop 2 China plants, slash workforce, report says Peugeot parent PSA Group and Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of factory jobs in China and drop two of their four joint assembly plants, Reuters reported, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam....
2019-08-10, 09:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. net long dollars drop to four-month low -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position in the latest week fell to the lowest level since mid-February, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position dropped to $22.596 billion in the week ended...
2019-06-21, 23:52

Home sales fell in April despite a big drop in mortgage rates Sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 4.4% lower compared with April 2018....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Skoda Auto's May deliveries drop 6.6% on weaker Chinese market Global deliveries for Skoda Auto, part of the Volkswagen group, dropped by 6.6% to 104,900 vehicles in May, pulled down by a weaker overall market in China, its biggest sales destination, the company said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 13:13

| Tesla plunges 11% as deliveries drop-off deepens demand concerns Tesla shares have plummeted as a record decline in deliveries during the first quarter stoked concern of slackening demand for the Model 3 sedan that started selling less than two years ago....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Dow posts biggest one-day drop since October as recession fears take hold Wall Street sold off sharply on Wednesday as recession fears gripped the market after the U.S. Treasury yield curve temporarily inverted for the first time in 12 years....
2019-08-15, 00:26

Japanese shares drop after Wall Street takes a battering Japanese shares slid to a nine-day low on Thursday morning as investor sentiment was battered by a big slide on Wall Street amid resurgent fears of a global recession....
2019-08-15, 04:39

Odell Beckham, Jamal Adams will drop friendship for night BEREA, Ohio — The showdown is finally here. Odell Beckham Jr. and Jamal Adams have called LSU and New York their homes over parts of the past nine years but have never taken the field together. That will change Monday night when Beckham’s Browns and Adams’ Jets face off at MetLife Stadium. “I’m exci...
2019-09-15, 10:52

Arnold Schwarzenegger 'not pressing charges' after drop-kick attack Actor sends message of empathy to his assailant after initially failing to notice the flying kick into his back at sports galaArnold Schwarzenegger has confirmed he will not be taking legal action after he was attacked at a sports event in South Africa.Schwarzenegger, 71, responded to concerns for h...
2019-05-21, 15:13

The Fed is likely to drop 'patient' word next week, clearing way for July cut, economists say The Fed is not likely to make a move on interest rates when it meets next week, but it is expected to smooth the way for a rate cut later in the summer....
2019-06-14, 17:00

US STOCKS-Futures drop on Broadcom warning, Chinese gloom U.S. stock index futures dropped on Friday, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Trump's trade war crystalised in slashed sales forecasts from chipmaker Broadcom, and signs of the worst slowdown in Chinese industry in 17 years....
2019-06-14, 15:00

Stock futures drop on Broadcom warning, Chinese gloom U.S. stock index futures dropped on Friday, as the long-feared hit to global growth from President Trump's trade war crystallized in slashed sales forecasts from chipmaker Broadcom, and signs of the worst slowdown in Chinese industry in 17 years....
2019-06-14, 14:26

After Another Serious Crash, Driver Calls For IndyCar To Drop Pocono Raceway A serious crash stopped IndyCar’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on lap one today, a day that’s just year after another crash at the track paralyzed driver Robert Wickens from the waist down. Though no one sustained critical injuries this time, Wickens and many onlookers are calling for IndyCar to...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Prosecutors move to drop Jeffrey Epstein's charges, but vow to keep investigating Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, filed a motion Monday asking a judge to quash the charges in Epstein's sex trafficking case in that federal court....
2019-08-20, 01:26

MSNBC reshuffles programming leadership amid ratings drop MSNBC on Wednesday announced the reshuffling of its programming leadership amid complaints from NBC News chief Andy Lack over a ratings drop since the Mueller investigation wrapped up, according to Mediaite. Senior Vice President of Programming and Development Johnathan Wald will join MSNBC Executiv...
2019-06-13, 08:39

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
2019-06-13, 21:52

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
2019-06-13, 21:26

Vinales hit with three-place grid drop for Barcelona MotoGP race Maverick Vinales has been penalised for impeding fellow Yamaha MotoGP rider Fabio Quartararo in qualifying for the Catalan Grand Prix, and will drop three places on the grid...
2019-06-15, 23:26

Huawei CEO expects sales to drop to $100 billion in 2019, 2020 China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects sales to drop to around $100 billion this year and the next, CEO Ren Zhengfei said on Monday, as its business comes under pressure due to U.S. sanctions....
2019-06-17, 09:52

With shelters at 'max' California border agents drop migrants at bus station A surge in migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed immigration detention facilities in California to capacity, forcing U.S. Border Patrol to release many at bus stations in the state for the first time, the agency said on Monday....
2019-05-21, 17:52

PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
2019-08-11, 08:13

China new-energy vehicle sales drop for first time in over two years Sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs) in China fell 4.7% in July from a year earlier, the first drop in more that two years, data from the country's biggest auto industry association showed....
2019-08-12, 11:00

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries....
2019-08-12, 11:26

Prosecutors won’t drop charges against Navy SEAL after trial twist Prosecutors reportedly won’t drop murder charges against a decorated Navy SEAL, after a fellow SEAL  unexpectedly confessed in court Thursday to being the person who really killed a teen ISIS prisoner. Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Scott served a major blow to the prosecution in the...
2019-06-21, 18:52

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
2019-06-20, 17:26

This 56% Echo Dot price drop is still the Amazon Prime Day deal to beat Amazon Prime Day has been rolling for a while now, and we're seeing all manner of deals come out - but this one for the Echo Dot still remains one of the best.This is the lowest price we've ever seen for the Echo Dot (3rd generation), and for more than 50% less you can grab this attractive...
2019-07-16, 06:52

Lego's Bid to Beat the Pack Results in Sharp Drop in Profit Lego reported a sharp drop in half-year profit as it plowed money into opening new stores, creating new products and making digital investments in a bid to stay ahead of fast-changing consumer behavior....
2019-09-03, 20:39

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

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

Video: Cop uses Chinese food man to convince suicidal man to drop knife A Chinese food craving is a powerful thing — just ask Officer Jason Inacio of the Newark Police Department. He was able to use a simple offer of Chinese takeout to help coax a man out of his apartment bedroom, where he was reportedly threatening to cut his own throat with a knife on Saturday.....
2019-08-13, 01:39

Video: Cop uses Chinese food to convince suicidal man to drop knife A Chinese food craving is a powerful thing — just ask Officer Jason Inacio of the Newark Police Department. He was able to use a simple offer of Chinese takeout to help coax a man out of his apartment bedroom, where he was reportedly threatening to cut his own throat with a knife on Saturday.....
2019-08-13, 04:26

Crude oil prices drop after API reported lower-than-expected draw Oil prices fell early Wednesday, likely a result of lower-than-expected draws in an API with traders awaiting official EIA inventory data later in the day....
2019-05-21, 20:13

Drop the pop: 10 summer alternative albums you need, from Springsteen to Black Keys Bruce Springsteen, The Black Keys and Tame Impala are a few of the artists making long-awaited comebacks this summer.        ...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Ivan Golunov: Russian police drop charges against journalist Anti-corruption reporter will not face drugs charges because of lack of evidenceRussian authorities have dropped all charges of drug dealing against Ivan Golunov, and released the investigative reporter whose arrest caused a major public outcry.Vladimir Kolokoltsev, the interior minister, said the d...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Colorado's Hickenlooper may drop presidential bid for Senate race: report Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is considering ending his bid for the Democratic party's presidential nomination in order to run for his state's U.S. Senate seat, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing four Democrats familiar with his thinking....
2019-08-14, 14:39

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts going forward....
2019-07-31, 22:52

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
2019-06-28, 02:26

| Drop 'virgin' from Muslim marriage certificates - Bangladesh court The word "virgin" must be removed from Muslim marriage certificates in Bangladesh, the country's top court has said, a landmark verdict after campaigners challenged the "humiliating and discriminatory" term....
2019-08-27, 22:26

Police drop case against Northern Ireland documentary makers British police on Monday announced they had dropped their case against two Northern Ireland journalists whose arrest last year over the alleged theft of documents used in a documentary sparked condemnation from rights groups....
2019-06-04, 05:52

Czech prosecutors drop fraud probe into PM Andrej Babis A Czech state attorney has reportedly stopped proceedings over suspected fraud by the prime minister. The scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire has hampered Babis' political career....
2019-09-02, 21:13

India's IndiGo close to new engine deal, may drop Pratt for CFM India's biggest airline, IndiGo, is close to a decision on engines that could mark a dramatic shift away from Pratt & Whitney towards its French-American rival CFM but a final decision is only expected later in June, according to three people aware of the matter....
2019-06-01, 17:00

Olson, A's extend home run streak, drop Mariners 7-4 Matt Olson hit a home run for the second straight game to lead a five-run first inning and the Oakland Athletics powered past the Seattle Mariners 7-4       ...
2019-07-08, 03:26

Exports Help Reduce Impact Of July Sales Drop At Bajaj Bajaj Auto has come out with the sales numbers for the month of July 2019, announcing a decline of 5 per cent in total sales. Last month the Pune-based company sold a total of 3,81,530 units......
2019-08-01, 09:39

Bangladesh rules to drop ‘virgin’ question on marriage forms Bangladesh’s top court has ruled that women no longer need to declare if they are virgins on marriage certificates after a five-year legal battle by women’s rights groups....
2019-08-28, 22:52

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although tensions in the Middle East offered some support to prices....
2019-07-09, 04:13

Steiner: Desperate move to drop a Haas F1 driver to end clashes Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says dropping either Kevin Magnussen or Romain Grosjean in-season to stop them hitting each other would almost be a "desperate move"...
2019-08-01, 16:13

Sensex, Nifty Drop To Lowest Level In 5 Months: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes nosedived in Thursday's session on the back of weak global cues after the US Federal Reserve rattled markets by signalling that its first rate cut in more......
2019-08-01, 16:52

Konami says Sony made the call to drop 'PES 2019' from PS Plus freebies Sony raised some eyebrows when it said Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 would no longer be a free game for PS Plus subscribers in July, with Detroit: Become Human Digital Deluxe Edition (which includes Heavy Rain) taking its place. But if you're wondering w......
2019-07-05, 22:26

Fiat Chrysler sales of new cars in Italy drop 19% y/y in July Fiat Chrysler's sales of new cars in Italy declined by 19.4% year-on-year in July, against a 0.1% contraction in the market, Reuters calculations based on transport ministry data showed on Thursday....
2019-08-01, 20:13

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the streets across the country in their first major show of force since his landslide election victory last Oc...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Canada M&A set to slow on volatility, high valuations after first-half drop The dip in corporate deals activity in Canada in the first half of 2019 is likely to continue into the third quarter as economic uncertainty creates market volatility and asset valuations remain elevated, according to bankers and lawyers....
2019-07-04, 16:13

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment. Harvey was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts       ...
2019-07-20, 05:00

Eric Swalwell Will Drop Out of the 2020 Presidential Race: Source California Rep. Eric Swalwell will be the first serious presidential candidate to drop from the Democratic primary on Monday, a source familiar confirmed to TIME. Swalwell’s campaign and Congressional office declined to comment, but did not deny the report. He is slated to give a press confere...
2019-07-08, 19:52

Mexican broadcaster Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit for second quarter Mexican broadcaster Televisa, the world's biggest producer of Spanish-language TV content, reported on Monday a 919.1 million peso ($47.9 million) net profit for the second quarter, down 78.6% from the same period last year. (Reporting by Julia Love; Editing by Peter Cooney)...
2019-07-09, 03:52

Shop til they drop: the play that takes us inside an Amazon warehouse Using testimonies from anonymous workers, a new Edinburgh show explores what it’s like to work for the world’s richest company. Its creators takes us on a fact-finding tourA black box floats beneath our feet, containing a barrel of whey protein, 24 cans of Monster Energy and a Winnie the Pooh toy. I...
2019-07-24, 09:52

Spotify shares drop on slower-than-expected user growth Spotify Technology SA’s lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement successes in the second quarter. The reaction to what appeared to be one slight disappointment in an othe...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Danube water levels drop but not enough to reach sunken boat Hungarian water management authorities say the Danube River's high water levels, which have stymied efforts to reach a sunken tour boat where 21 missing people could be trapped, are falling....
2019-06-02, 17:13

Goa Chief Minister May Drop Some Coalition Members From Cabinet: Report The 10 Congress lawmakers move of merging with the ruling BJP in Goa Wednesday triggered speculations that Chief Minister Pramod Sawant may drop some coalition members from his cabinet....
2019-07-11, 02:00

Apple ekes out sales growth despite drop in iPhone revenue Sales of the iPhone are down, profit slid and revenue grew by just 1 percent — yet Apple still managed to wow investors with its quarterly results on Tuesday. The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant saw its shares surge 4.5 percent, to $218.13, in after-hours trading Tuesday after it delivered better...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Prosecutors may drop charges against Giants’ Kamrin Moore: lawyer New Jersey prosecutors are mulling whether to dismiss domestic-violence charges against New York Giants safety Kam Moore, his lawyer claimed to The Post. Moore, 22, showed up on Wednesday to the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth for a pre-indictment hearing that was abruptly postponed for another...
2019-08-28, 18:52

U.N.: Civilian casualties drop in Afghanistan, but air raid deaths continue Civilian casualties are down 27 percent in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Tata Motors Posts 26 Per Cent Drop In Sales In May 2019 The Indian auto sector has been reporting a slump in new car sales over the past months and the month of May 2019 has been no different. Tata Motors announced its sales for the previous month and the......
2019-06-02, 15:13

Global stocks drop for third day, BASF warning stings Europe World stocks fell for a third straight day on Tuesday, as a stinging warning came from German chemicals giant BASF about the effects of the global trade war and traders hedged bets on a hefty U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
2019-07-09, 12:52

Honda Car Sales Drop By 27 Per Cent In May 2019 For Second Consecutive Month Honda Cars India announced its sales report for May 2019 and the automaker has reported declining sales for the second consecutive month. The Japanese car maker sold 11,442 units last month, a drop of......
2019-06-02, 11:13

Oil prices drop as trade war worries outweigh supply disruptions Oil prices fell by around 1% on Wednesday on concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war could trigger a global economic downturn, but relatively tight supply amid OPEC output cuts and political tensions in the Middle East offered some support....
2019-05-29, 11:52

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for unpaid medical bills. Related: Insulin costs are ri...
2019-07-23, 00:00

Gas prices drop to a 3-year Labor Day low, as more drivers hit the road this weekend With gas prices at a 3-year low for the Labor Day weekend, more Americans will head out on road trips for the holiday. Depending on where they live, they might have more cash to spend....
2019-08-28, 20:26

President Trump Expected to Drop Citizenship Census Question (WASHINGTON)— President Donald Trump is expected to drop his bid to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. That’s according to House Republicans aide. Trump will instead pursue other avenues for asking the question after the Supreme Court blocked his efforts, according to a c...
2019-07-11, 22:26

Leclerc asked Ferrari to drop slipstream plan in Spa F1 qualifying Charles Leclerc asked his Ferrari Formula 1 team to abandon "the perfect slipstream" and send him on-track "whenever the car was ready" for his Belgian Grand Prix pole lap...
2019-08-31, 20:13

French prosecutors drop rape investigation against Gérard Depardieu Allegations dating from August 2018 will not go forward due to lack of evidence, according to authoritiesProsecutors investigating the French actor Gérard Depardieu over allegations that he raped a young actress have closed the case due to lack of evidence, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Tues...
2019-06-04, 20:39

Banks Shrug Off Recent Oil-Price Drop to Predict Gains Investment banks largely stuck to their forecasts that oil prices will rise in 2019’s final two quarters, predicting supply risks will make up for sharp selloffs in recent weeks....
2019-06-05, 15:52

Data shows slight drop in US drug overdose deaths Drug overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, according to preliminary data. The drop was due to a decline in deaths from prescription opoid painkillers....
2019-07-18, 09:26

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
2019-07-18, 03:13

U.S. new home sales drop sharply, point to more housing weakness Sales of new U.S. single-family homes sank more than expected in July, a sign that the housing market continued in low gear despite lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Philip Morris urges Thailand to drop prosecution after WTO's second ruling Philip Morris urged Thailand to drop criminal charges against its Thai subsidiary on Saturday, after a second World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that the Asian nation had failed to comply with regulations on cigarette imports....
2019-07-13, 16:52

Stocks suffer worst drop in 2019 even after Dow recovers from 950 plunge Stocks fell into a freefall Monday — suffering their worst day of the year as China retaliated against President Trump’s recent tariff threats. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged by more than 950 points in afternoon trading as China delivered a one-two punch to the US — first by allowing its c...
2019-08-06, 00:52

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Korea....
2019-08-12, 16:39

Boring and lifeless: Cricket NSW slams plans for drop-in pitch at the SCG SCG Trust is considering a drop-in pitch at the behest of the AFLCricket NSW is strongly opposed to the changeCricket NSW is opposing moves to use drop-in pitches at the SCG, fearing it will result in boring cricket which will turn off spectators.The Sydney Cricket Ground Trust, at the behest of the...
2019-07-02, 09:26

Czech attorneys drop fraud charges against billionaire PM Babis The Prague state attorney said on Friday he had halted a criminal investigation into whether Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis had abused EU subsidies, ending what had become a major headache for the businessman-turned-politician....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Hamilton given Austrian GP grid drop for Raikkonen qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been demoted from the front row of the Austrian Grand Prix grid after incurring a penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
2019-06-29, 21:39

Canada’s inflation rate falls to 2% in June thanks to gas price drop Inflation is right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target, meaning there's no pressure for the central bank to increase or cut interest rates based on consumer prices....
2019-07-17, 18:39

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stable, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said....
2019-07-17, 22:39

'CBS This Morning' suffers severe ratings drop since anchor shake-up "CBS This Morning" has taken a ratings hit since the network shuffled its news anchors last month, losing 21 percent of key demo viewers according to Nielsen.  ...
2019-06-29, 01:00

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
2019-07-17, 23:13

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future Netflix reported subscriber numbers far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears the streaming service's dominance could be weakening....
2019-07-18, 02:00

Seth Moulton to drop out of 2020 Democratic primary race The Democratic presidential field grew smaller again Friday, with Rep. Seth Moulton dropping out of the race -- saying only three candidates are in serious contention for the party nomination....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Netflix Subscriber Drop Hints at Streaming-Service Fatigue A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix - including the first quarterly drop in its US subscribers since 2011 - is raising questions about just how much are people willing to pay for......
2019-07-19, 10:26

Stocks drop after Trump ‘orders’ US companies to look at leaving China Wall Street plunged Friday after President Trump “ordered” US companies to seek alternatives to doing business in China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nearly 600 points after Trump launched into a Twitter tirade lambasting China for intellectual property theft and fentanyl shipments to th...
2019-08-24, 00:00

French prosecutors drop rape case against actor Depardieu The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped for lack of evidence...
2019-06-05, 02:13

U.S. stocks drop as trade tensions heighten growth worry U.S. stocks slumped on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq testing a key support level, as worries a prolonged trade war between the United States and China would dent global growth pushed investors toward the safety of government bonds....
2019-05-29, 21:26

Meet the college drop-out educating Pakistan’s poorest with a smartphone app I’m sat with Haroon Yasin in the swanky cocktail lounge of Salt Lake City’s Grand America Hotel. A few hours ago, he got off stage at the prestigious Pluralsight Live conference. In his hand is a smartphone. He’s showing me an app which looks like a standard children’s game, but is in fact responsib...
2019-09-02, 17:26

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
2019-07-18, 01:26

|MozambiquesuesFrench-Lebanesebillionaireoverdebtscandal-sources Mozambique has started legal action against a French-Lebanese billionaire, Iskandar Safa, whose shipbuilding company is at the heart of a $2 billion debt scandal, officials said Friday....
2019-08-04, 21:13

Sources: AB says no football without old helmet Raiders receiver Antonio Brown has threatened to not play football if the NFL will not allow him to wear the same helmet he has worn throughout his career, even though it is no longer approved, sources told ESPN....
2019-08-10, 00:52

Sources: Rockets making CP3, others available Houston GM Daryl Morey is making all players and picks available in talks, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and even Chris Paul could be moved in the right deal....
2019-05-29, 18:52

India's Monthly Passenger Vehicle Sales Log Worst-Ever Drop In August Auto companies' heads urged New Delhi to revive the sector, crippled by sluggish demand resulting in hundreds of thousands of job cuts, at a conference last week....
2019-09-09, 15:39

Bangladesh court rules to drop 'virgin' question on marriage forms A Bangladeshi court recently ruled that women in the Muslim-majority country will no longer have to declare whether they are virgins on their marriage registration forms - a decision women's rights groups say is a step in the right direction toward gender equality.   ...
2019-08-27, 22:52

GM's partner in China, SAIC, braces for first annual sales drop, report says China deliveries at SAIC General Motors are projected to slide by almost 8 percent to 1.82 million vehicles in 2019 while sales at SAIC's joint venture with VW are expected to fall by about 3 percent to 2 million units....
2019-07-20, 00:00

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their decades-old economic and security cooperation and threaten free trade....
2019-07-24, 09:00

Macy's posts 48% drop in profit, cuts full-year forecast Macy's Inc reported a 48% fall in quarterly profit and cut its forecast for full-year adjusted earnings on Wednesday, as the department store operator discounted heavily to clear excess inventory, sending its shares down 13%....
2019-08-14, 14:39

Boris Johnson pledges to drop backstop in 'orderly' Brexit plan Tory leadership frontrunner says he would push for alternative arrangementsFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson has claimed he can achieve an “orderly, managed Brexit” on deadline by ditching the Northern Irish backstop in favour of “alternative arrangements”.Giving an extensi...
2019-06-14, 17:52

UPDATE 3-Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
2019-07-18, 01:26

Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necessary. Today, it launched Game Builder, a free platform t......
2019-06-13, 21:26

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough investigation was needed before they could proceed with the case....
2019-06-14, 00:13

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh investigation DETROIT — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history....
2019-06-14, 22:52

Lana Del Rey is already working on her Norman Fucking Rockwell! follow-up, which could drop next year It’s been ages in the making, but Lana Del Rey’s Lust For Life follow-up has finally arrived. Called Norman Fucking Rockwell!, it’s a sprawling, 14-track collection of charmingly foul-mouthed ballads that evoke Laurel Canyon folk as they skewer persistently retrograde perceptions of masculinity and ...
2019-08-30, 19:13

Box beats estimates but leaves profit outlook unchanged, shares drop Box Inc, a cloud content management platform provider, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Wednesday, but shares fell 8% in extended trading as investors were disappointed after the company reiterated its full-year earnings outlook....
2019-08-29, 08:26

Baidu, China's Private-Sector Bellwether, Reports 62% Profit Drop China’s economic downturn helped drive search-engine giant Baidu to its weakest quarterly revenue growth in more than two years and a 62% profit drop, with the company warning its bread-and-butter advertising business will remain under pressure....
2019-08-20, 14:39

Visiting El Salvador, U.S. Homeland Security chief applauds drop in migration Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan signed a pact on Wednesday to collaborate more closely with El Salvador on migration and security, applauding a drop in migration since new Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele took office....
2019-08-29, 07:13

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as materials drop on lower gold prices Canada's main stock index fell on Thursday, as shares of precious metal miners dropped after gold prices fell on a strong reading of inflation in the United States....
2019-07-11, 18:00

Massive drop in border crossings since crisis peaked in May: Internal documents The number of people arrested for illegally crossing into the U.S. from Mexico dropped for a third month in a row in August, down 62% from the May peak of 132,870 apprehensions, according to government documents reviewed by the Washington Examiner....
2019-09-04, 22:13

With “The Fresh Princess,” Seattle’s best (and most smartest) zombie gets drop dead gorgeous Unlike “Death Moves Pretty Fast,” “The Fresh Princess” doesn’t go full-on ‘90s movie homage in terms of structure. There are Clueless references*, but at the same time, the episode doesn’t draw as much inspiration from 1999’s Drop Dead Gorgeous as one would expect or even hope. Of course, that might...
2019-06-28, 16:13

Japan's Rakuten delays mobile service launch, shares drop Japanese internet firm Rakuten said on Friday it was pushing back the commercial launch of its mobile service, a setback to billionaire founder and chief executive Hiroshi Mikitani's ambitions to shake up the country's telcoms market....
2019-09-06, 14:26

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People's Daily said an editorial on Saturday....
2019-06-22, 13:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe rallies as bond yields drop to new lows Investors returned to bonds on Wednesday, setting off another slide in benchmark debt yields, amid fears of a global trade war and recession, bets central banks will cut interest rates and falling oil prices....
2019-07-03, 14:52

Watch Bikini-Clad Miley Cyrus Drop it Low in Must-See Vacation Moment When Miley Cyrus said she is having a hot girl summer, she meant it. The singer is currently vacationing in Lake Como, Italy with her sister Brandi Cyrus and Brody Jenner's ex,......
2019-08-10, 01:39

Suzuki Posts 46% Drop In First-Quarter Profit On Slowing India Demand Suzuki Motor Corp has reported a 46.2% fall in first-quarter operating profit, hurt by lower output at home as it improves its inspection systems, and falling demand in India, its biggest market....
2019-08-07, 14:39

Dacre Montgomery: I Put Every Drop of Energy Into Billy for Stranger Things Season 3 Forget fireworks, we know your July 4 will be spent indoors with Stranger Things. And--spoiler alert--you'll be making the right choice. This season of Stranger Things is firing on......
2019-07-03, 16:39

Alabama DA to drop manslaughter charge against woman whose fetus died after shooting Marshae Jones, 27, was arrested last week after another woman shot and killed Jones' fetus in December 2018.        ...
2019-07-03, 23:26

Exclusive: PSA, Dongfeng To Drop 2 China Auto Plants, Halve Workforce in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a last-ditch bid to curb mounting losses as the world's largest auto market loses steam.......
2019-08-10, 12:00

As ratings drop, Putin defends record, says better life awaits Russians President Vladimir Putin told Russians on Thursday there were signs that years of falling real wages, which have dented his popularity, were drawing to an end and that a government program would deliver higher living standards....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Hong Kong flight bookings drop 10% as protests continue, says Qantas CEO Flight bookings to Hong Kong have fallen 10%, hit by the unrest in the city, said Alan Joyce, the chief executive of Australian carrier Qantas Airways....
2019-08-22, 19:13

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Columbia's Pacific coast....
2019-08-08, 11:00

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
2019-06-28, 20:26