REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 03:13

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA

For those who love seafood but find local menus lacking, efforts are underway in Florida to boost sources of pompano, redfish and other varieties for fish farming....

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA

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Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Plan for fish farm off Florida's Gulf Coast raises environmental concerns A Hawaiian fish farming company wants to expand into the Gulf of Mexico near Sarasota, Fla., prompting opposition from some fishing associations and environmental groups....
2019-09-10, 09:00

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
2019-06-16, 10:13

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is where it needs to be?” alligator trapper Ray ...
2019-06-22, 11:00

Going From Big Fish to Small Fish: How Executives Can Deal With the Change While such job changes can be jarring, executives can thrive in bigger ponds if they forge ties with key internal players, devise ways to influence colleagues despite their diminished authority and gain attention for their critical expertise....
2019-05-30, 00:52

It's a Fish-Eat-Fish World. Scientists Want to Change That. Farm-raised fish and shrimp eat other wild fish, which is leading to overfishing and damage to marine ecosystems. Insect- and bacteria-based alternatives just might turn the tide....
2019-09-13, 02:13

11 Tasty Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner Tasty Recipes To Try At Home: From breakfast to dinner and even desserts, we have curated the best of tasty recipes to try at home and relish with family and friends. From upma, pancakes to butter......
2019-06-05, 14:52

Mountain Dew VooDew Is A Tasty Way To Kick Off The Halloween Season We are only a few days into September, but it seems the Halloween season is starting. Stores are already starting to sell Halloween decorations. So to celebrate the spooky season, a new flavor of Mountain Dew, VooDew, has recently hit shelves....
2019-09-08, 17:39

CHEAP: A Google Pixel 3 for $499 is a tasty deal… FEED ME Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! If you ask any tech reviewer about top camera phones out there, almost every one of them will mention Google’s Pixel 3. While other phones rely on two, three, or even four cameras, the search giant’s phone banks ...
2019-09-03, 17:26

Get Google Pixel 3 XL deals from £19 per month after a tasty O2 price cut We frequently see the price of the Google Pixel 3 float up and down, that's just what it does. But when the bigger, Pixel 3 XL deals drop in price, now that is big news.There's something about the plus sized models of phones that makes them slightly immune to price drops. So when we saw th...
2019-06-06, 21:39

Taste of the Tour: Stunning prizes, tasty steaks in Auvergne Prizes at the Tour de France can vary greatly for stage winners but few come bigger than the 700-kilogram Salers cow given to Frenchman Richard Virenque for his stage win on Bastille Day 15 years ago       ...
2019-07-14, 20:26

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted peanuts. Perhaps less well-known is the origin of this spread – who invented peanut butter? It's mode...
2019-05-29, 19:13

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create applications that alert consumers when groceries a...
2019-06-19, 13:13

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man’ Story Really Happened in Florida By all accounts, it was a classic “Florida Man” story. On July 26, 2018, a 25-year-old man fired two shots in his home to ward off what he first described as an armed and masked intruder. When police found no evidence of a break-in and his story unraveled, the man, a self-appointed paran...
2019-07-24, 23:39

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a dual identity that feels very Quebec: French archi...
2019-07-20, 21:39

Fort Wayne's waterfront park new draw for Indiana city full of tasty food and family fun Take in the culture, roam the rivers, learn something about your ancestors and enjoy a tasty morsel from home-grown eateries in Fort Wayne, Indiana.       ...
2019-09-04, 22:13

Trump set to discuss biofuels Thursday with USDA, EPA: sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-08-22, 23:13

U.S. senator says he's blocking USDA nominees over biofuel waivers Senator John Kennedy of oil refining state Louisiana is blocking the confirmation of three senior appointees to the Department of Agriculture until the department butts out of parts of the administration’s biofuels policy, according to a letter he sent this week to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue...
2019-06-28, 18:26

USDA study advises against washing raw poultry, red meats Washing raw chicken before it's cooked is a common practice, but new federal research advised against it Tuesday -- saying it can lead to foodborne illnesses that are responsible for thousands of deaths each year....
2019-08-20, 21:39

Corn, Wheat Prices Fall on USDA Report The USDA estimated in a monthly report that 90 million acres of corn were planted by farmers this year—greater than market expectations, traders said....
2019-08-12, 22:26

UPDATE 4-Trump set to discuss biofuels Thursday with USDA, EPA -sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-08-23, 00:00

USDA plan to move offices sparks concerns about research TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to relocate the headquarters of two research agencies to the Kansas City area, intensifying concerns that research will suffer. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the move Thursday and said it will bring the Economic Research Ser...
2019-06-13, 19:52

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
2019-06-28, 00:26

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 16:39

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
2019-06-08, 03:00

Trump to meet with USDA, EPA officials about biofuels plan: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency officials late Thursday to consider a plan that would include boosting biofuels requirements for 2020 by 1 billion gallons, according to two sources familiar with the discussions....
2019-09-06, 10:26

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. According to the USDA, the raw beef products were packaged on Apri...
2019-05-23, 20:26

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
2019-06-29, 05:01

Watchdog: USDA violated law by making SNAP payments during government shutdown A government watchdog said the Trump administration violated federal law by continuing to issue Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the 35-day government shutdown earlier this year....
2019-09-06, 01:26

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
2019-07-18, 23:00

USDA Report Sees Dire Climate-Change Impact on U.S. Crops Unchecked climate change could mean that the weather conditions hurting farmers this year will become increasingly common and result higher costs for the federal government, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report....
2019-07-24, 00:39

USDA Cuts Projections for Corn Production to Four-Year Low After Wet Planting Season A key monthly report by the Agriculture Department confirmed the damage done by heavy rainfall in the Corn Belt, reducing expected corn production to its lowest in four years....
2019-06-12, 02:26

How the Trump administration limited the scope of the USDA’s 2020 dietary guidelines The 80 topics that will be covered do not include key issues such as the health effects of the consumption of red and processed meat, the dramatic increase in ultra-processed foods and sodium levels....
2019-08-31, 02:26

USDA: Weather delay cuts corn crop to smallest in 4 years DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has lowered its estimate of this year’s corn crop to the lowest in four years, saying wet weather has delayed planting and reduced acres planted and the expected per-acre yield. The expected production was cut in a monthly report relea...
2019-06-11, 21:00

Corn futures fall after USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected US crop The U.S. corn harvest will be bigger than previously forecast, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, as the government issued a surprise boost to its yield estimate despite ongoing concerns in the country about a wet spring and dry summer limiting production....
2019-08-13, 06:52

USDA to probe beef market after Tyson Foods slaughterhouse fire U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue ordered an investigation into widening prices between cattle and beef on Wednesday after a recent fire at a Tyson Foods Inc slaughterhouse in Holcomb, Kansas, shut the plant....
2019-08-29, 05:13

Farmer's threat prompts USDA to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat came over the phone from an angry farmer....
2019-08-22, 02:00

70 U.S. mayors urge USDA to forgo rule change for food stamps A group of 70 mayors from across the United States are urging the Trump administration to shelve a proposal they say would cut off critical food benefits to millions of American homes....
2019-08-22, 19:39

GRAINS-Corn eases 1% as USDA tempers fears over crop condition U.S. corn futures fell 1% on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the condition of North American crops was better than expected, easing fears that production will fall short of official forecasts. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board ...
2019-07-16, 07:00

Thanks to Kel Mitchell, the secret 'Good Burger' sauce exists, and it's super-tasty Kel Mitchell has made his "Good Burger" sauce available at a Hollywood pop-up. What's in it? Ketchup, lemon, pickles, magic and nostalgia.       ...
2019-07-13, 09:00

Corn prices dive as USDA predictions show increase in fall yields The price for corn tumbled Monday afternoon after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest crop estimates showing farmers have planted far more acres this year than private analysts anticipated....
2019-08-13, 04:00

USDA reports large U.S. soybean sale to China ahead of Trump-Xi meeting The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday reported a large soybean sale to China in a surprise deal a day before the first meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in seven months....
2019-06-28, 20:52

USDA to probe beef packing margins after Tyson Foods slaughterhouse fire U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue ordered an investigation into beef pricing margins on Wednesday after a recent fire at a Tyson Foods Inc slaughterhouse in Kansas pushed margins to record highs....
2019-08-28, 22:26

USDA Agencies Brace for Major Hit After Two-Thirds of Employees Refuse Sudden Relocation When Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced he planned to pack up two Agriculture Department agencies from their D.C. offices and relocate them to Kansas City, critics warned there’d be fallout. And that brain drain’s extent became all too clear Wedn, the Washington Post reported, as the USDA ...
2019-08-09, 15:39

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food an...
2019-07-01, 12:26

UPDATE 2-USDA to probe beef market after Tyson Foods slaughterhouse fire U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue ordered an investigation into widening prices between cattle and beef on Wednesday after a recent fire at a Tyson Foods Inc slaughterhouse in Holcomb, Kansas, shut the plant....
2019-08-29, 01:13

USDA staffers quit en masse as Trump administration eyes moving offices out of DC Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are quitting at a rapid clip as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Beltway....
2019-05-23, 23:26

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
2019-06-01, 07:00

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled to formally unveil the program later this afternoon....
2019-05-23, 16:00

UPDATE 1-USDA to probe beef, cattle prices after Tyson Foods slaughterhouse fire U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue ordered an investigation on Wednesday into widening margins between the prices of cattle and beef after a fire at a Tyson Foods Inc slaughterhouse in Holcomb, Kansas, shut the plant....
2019-08-28, 22:26

What to know about fish roe Tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar are types of fish roe, or the eggs of a fish. They are all similar but have some nutritional differences. They can all form part of a healthful diet. Learn more about tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar here....
2019-05-21, 20:00

How to Buy a Whole Fish Whole, pan roasted fish look really impressive, and are crazy easy to cook, but some home cooks are put off by the idea of scaling, cleaning, or otherwise dealing with fish guts. The good news is that any fishmonger at any decent seafood counter will prep your fish for you—you just have to use your ...
2019-06-07, 19:00

Why fish may become more toxic than ever New research warns that levels of a toxic compound are on the rise in many species of fish and that this trend is set to continue. The question is: Why?...
2019-08-10, 21:00

Tag Yourself I'm the Dead Fish In the entire world, there are something like two gigatons worth of carbon-based animal life forms, and I am pretty sure that Donald Trump Jr. is on a mission to kill most of them....
2019-08-13, 00:00

Fire The Fish Cannon! Hello! This week we disappoint Peggy Hill, build a home underground, get a new skateboarding game, watch Mario attack a firefighter, learn more about Astral Chain and fire the fish cannon....
2019-08-18, 22:52

What side effects can fish oil cause? Fish oil supplements contain healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These dietary fats are available in fresh fish, as well, but too many may lead to unwanted or even dangerous side effects....
2019-09-01, 02:52

The Fish Is Boneless. (Fishless, Too.) Impossible Foods, the company behind the meatless Whopper at Burger King, is one of several companies developing plant-based or laboratory-made seafood alternatives....
2019-07-10, 12:52

Art aquarium comes to life with thousands of fish on display Kimura Hidetomo combined glass, acrylic work, music and thousands of fish to create a renewed Japanese experience at Tokyo's Art Aquarium.       ...
2019-07-05, 20:13

Ritz crackers turn this fish into something special Overview Ingredients Steps Overview Who can resist the buttery taste of Ritz crackers? This goes great with coleslaw and baked potatoes or with rice pilaf and simply cooked vegetables. Serve with lemon wedges for squeezing over. Make ahead: The cracker topping can be made up to a few days in advance...
2019-07-01, 16:52

Heathrow eateries to take least sustainable fish off menus Airport will be world’s first accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish Heathrow is to become the world’s first airport accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish and seafood, as all its restaurants pledge to help tackle overfishing.Outlets whose menus still include “red-rated” fish – dee...
2019-06-08, 03:26

Man reels in fish with massive snake latched onto it A Houston fisherman didn’t realize the fish he was reeling in had already been claimed. Chase McCray was surprised to find a large snake latched onto the fish he had just reeled in. Even after pulling his catch out of the water, the reptile clung onto the fish, unwilling to let go of its dinner.......
2019-07-15, 20:39

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented th......
2019-09-13, 10:26

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
2019-08-23, 02:52

Yotam Ottolenghi’s spicy fish recipes Tomatoes add an earthiness to these recipes for prawns and polenta, rainbow trout in tamarind sauce, and fish meatballs with ancho chilliA piece of freshly cooked fish without a squeeze of lemon is a serious crime against the laws of cooking. Well, at least in my book. The freshness and vibrant acid...
2019-08-31, 18:39

This Freaky Robotic Fish Is Powered by ‘Blood’ In an effort to create more autonomous, life-like robots, scientists have developed a soft robotic lionfish with a multi-functional circulatory system. A blood-like compound powers the bot and provides propulsion.Read more......
2019-06-19, 20:26

About 50 fish dead in vandalism incident at TUSD elementary TUCSON – About 50 fish have died after vandals allegedly struck a Tucson Unified School District elementary school’s greenhouse and aquaponics system over the weekend. According to TUSD, someone broke into Manzo Elementary School over the weekend and vandalized the facility. Officials sa...
2019-07-09, 03:39

Slimy fish mucus can help chemists develop new antibiotics — here’s how One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to the tiny microbes that flourish in the slippery layer of mucus that coats fishes. It is critically important to find the next generation of antibiotics. The incidence of bacterial infections resistant to curren...
2019-05-27, 16:39

These sick fish don’t get flushed — they get pricey surgery and chemo People have gone to extremes to pamper their pets — but operating on a goldfish? That’s next level pet parenting. “I don’t really think twice about it,” Dr. Greg Lewbart, a vet who treats aquarium fish, tells WRAL in Raleigh, NC. “I just think, this is Teddy or th...
2019-07-23, 18:52

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
2019-08-15, 05:26

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
2019-07-02, 12:52

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku is an art that produces imprints of fish through th...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Fossil reveals school of fish from 50 million years ago Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what researchers from Arizon...
2019-05-31, 16:13

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in Antarctic waters found that they got smaller in s...
2019-06-18, 07:39

How some of the world's rarest fish dodged a California earthquake There are fewer than 200 Devils Hole pupfish on Earth, so it’s a good thing they employed some survival tacticsDevils Hole pupfish – among the rarest fish on earth – know a thing or two about earthquake safety. After all, they managed to ride out a huge wave triggered by the recent tremors in Califo...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
2019-06-21, 15:00

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
2019-06-19, 19:26

Thousands of fish perish after fire at Jim Beam warehouse The Jim Beam warehouse fire in Kentucky has begun to cause environmental damage to the local wildlife, as thousands of dead fish have littered the Kentucky River and are floating downstream....
2019-07-07, 21:52

Fish with ‘two mouths’ caught in upstate NY shocks anglers Debbie Geddes caught the unique fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her husband. When a photo of the fish was uploaded to Facebook, it went viral....
2019-08-21, 22:52

Impossible Burger creator is making fishless fish now There’s nothing fishy about it. Impossible Foods, maker of the beefless Impossible Burger, is taking the meat out of another animal product: fish. The California-based company is developing a plant-based seafood alternative, in hopes that consumers will shell out for a vegan eat over the real ...
2019-07-11, 19:00

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
2019-07-15, 04:13

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
2019-06-12, 02:00

The internet is going crazy over a 'salmon cannon' that shoots fish over a dam Give Twitter a fish, and you feed it for a day. But teach Twitter about a cannon that shoots salmon through a tube, and you feed enough memes to make people forget about 30 to 50 feral hogs....
2019-08-13, 07:39

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could serve as spies of sorts for the U.S. military, The ...
2019-05-31, 05:26

Chemical spill near Lake Michigan kills hundreds of fish The National Park Service has closed several portions of Indiana Dunes National Park after a chemical spill killed hundreds of fish in the area, according to a statement by Portage, Indiana, a nearby city....
2019-08-19, 06:00

Newly-discovered fossilized school of fish is like a snapshot in time Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what resea...
2019-05-31, 07:01

A body in a fish tank: the unsolved murder haunting San Francisco A year after Brian Egg’s body was found dismembered in his home neighbors and family wonder why his killer remains at largeBrian Egg’s head and hands are still missing.And a year after the dismembered body of the San Francisco man was found stuffed into a chemical-filled fish tank in his home, his k...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot.        ...
2019-05-29, 06:39

Fisherman says he nearly lost finger after contracting bacterial infection in cut from fish fin An Oklahoma man’s successful day of fishing nearly turned tragic when a striper’s fin sliced into his finger, leading to an infection that nearly cost him the digit....
2019-05-30, 19:13

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
2019-06-20, 21:39

Ban on discarding edible fish caught at sea has failed – Lords report Implementation of ban ‘inadequate’ and has resulted in more waste, says Lord TeversonThe ban on the wasteful discards of healthy and edible fish at sea has failed, according to a Lords report. Despite its enormous popularity with the British public, the measure has been poorly implemented in the UK ...
2019-07-16, 07:52

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creatures flexible and......
2019-06-20, 16:39

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
2019-08-15, 04:00

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
2019-05-25, 14:52

Watch: How To Make Bengali-Style, Authentic Fish Fry At Home If you love to eat fish, you must try Bengali-style fish fry. And, you can do it at your own home by cooking the dish with the help of this easy recipe...
2019-08-06, 16:13

In Search of the Real Bouillabaisse, Marseille’s Gift to the Fish Lover During a yearlong celebration of its food, the city is filled with odd versions for tourists and fancy variations for the well-heeled. Finding an authentic specimen took some legwork....
2019-08-05, 21:52

Fish oil study fails to show reduction in premature babies (Reuters Health) - A large Australian study is debunking the idea that fish oil capsules can lower the odds of premature delivery or raise the chances of late-pregnancy complications....
2019-09-12, 02:52

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborator Yi-Kai Tea, currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, who confirmed that it was a new species of fairy wrasse from the genus Cirrhila...
2019-07-12, 15:13

An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
2019-06-04, 18:26

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emotional attachments....
2019-06-13, 05:39

I tried 3 brands of frozen fish sticks and the winner was crunchy and delicious Kristin Salaky We tried three brands of frozen fish sticks. We tried Gorton's, Mrs. Paul's, and Natural Sea. In the end, we liked Gorton's best. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Fish sticks are a classic freezer food. Keeping them handy is smart, especially if you have kids or pescatari...
2019-07-02, 20:13

Scientists crack secret of fish’s deadly, transparent teeth NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have discovered what makes a dragonfish’s teeth transparent — and this may help the deep-sea fish catch their food. The dragonfish is a small predator with needle-like teeth that jut out from its mouth. Researchers reported Wednesday that the teeth are made of ...
2019-06-05, 19:39

Plant-based fish could be the next Impossible Foods win, and save the oceans Impossible Foods recently announced it is working on a plant-based fish as part of the mission to create replacements for all animal-based foods by 2035....
2019-08-06, 21:00

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of them. Researchers are using this opportunity to take...
2019-06-04, 03:39

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
2019-05-24, 03:52

The Salmon Cannon Is Taking Everyone for a Joy Ride in a Very Efficient Fish Tube The recent re-discovery online of an old video of a salmon cannon transporting migratory salmon between bodies of water is Internet gold and people want in. “This salmon cannon transports the fish between bodies of water,” Cheddar tweeted last week. This salmon cannon transports the f...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Vets Say They Saved a Dog's Life Using an Experimental Fish Skin Graft Here’s a feel-good story to carry you through the Memorial Day weekend. Veterinarians at Michigan State University say they were able to save the life of a one-year-old Rottweiler named Stella who had been horrifically burned, thanks in part to an innovative technology that uses fish skin to help th...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Some deep-sea fish have evolved souped-up colour night vision Several species of fish living in the deep ocean have evolved extra copies of genes that enable them to see a range of colour hues in the near-darkness...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Taking Fish Oil Supplements May Not Affect Risk Of Diabetes, Says Study A new study has said that omega 3 fatty acids, which are typically consumed through fish oil supplements, have little or no impact on reducing the risk of Type-2 diabetes....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Global warming could mean fewer fish for sport fishing, more die-offs across US Scientists and sport fishing officials across the U.S. warn global warming could have consequences for ecosystems, as well as sport fishing industries.        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
2019-06-22, 23:26

NSW plan to stave off 'fish Armageddon' a Band-Aid solution, experts warn Agriculture minister hopes ‘Noah’s ark’ plan will prevent severe fish kills, but critics accuse Nationals of tending to ‘self-inflicted wound’The New South Wales government says it is planning a $10m “Noah’s ark”-style plan to stave off a “potential fish Armageddon” facing the state this summer, but...
2019-08-28, 09:39

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
2019-08-16, 19:39

Shark swallowed whole by giant fish during ‘startling’ deep-sea feeding frenzy “This rare and startling event leaves us with more questions than answers, but such is the nature of scientific exploration,” Peter Auster, a senior research scientist at the Mystic Aquarium said....
2019-07-09, 22:52

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
2019-05-30, 00:13

In Shocking Video, Hungry Crocodile Snatches Fish From Angler's Line A hungry crocodile snatched a fish right from an angler's line near a river bank in Australia. Shocking footage of the incident has gone viral online....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, maps, DNA Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
2019-08-20, 05:00

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, surveillance Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
2019-08-19, 12:13

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
2019-05-21, 15:52

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim with divers...
2019-07-31, 18:13

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
2019-06-11, 13:26

Stone slab reveals oldest evidence of schooling behavior by fish Fish were swimming in unison at least 50 million years ago. Scientists have discovered 259 fossilized fish embedded in an ancient stone, bunched together and all facing the same direction....
2019-05-29, 23:26

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall...
2019-05-26, 07:26

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
2019-07-07, 17:13

Tyson Farms spill spreads E. coli, kills fish in Alabama CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Alabama environmental officials say another waste water spill from a Tyson Farms plant has contaminated rivers with E. coli and killed an untold number of fish. News outlets report up to 800,000 gallons of waste water spilled last week from the Tyson Farms Inc. River Valley Ingr...
2019-06-13, 19:52

Kendall Jenner Needs a New Mattress (& Maybe a New Fish) After Hosting Kourtney Kardashian's Family It's time for Kourtney Kardashian to return home. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the mother of three reveals to best friend Larsa Pippen that......
2019-05-23, 16:39

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick under scrutiny for previous work for Monsanto Senate Democrats questioned Aurelia Skipwith’s experience and political ties as potential conflicts of interest Donald Trump’s nominee to handle endangered species, whose experience and political ties have been questioned by environment experts, came under scrutiny from Senate Democrats on Wednesday...
2019-09-12, 05:00

Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 12:39

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according to an ethical investment network.Fish farms now s...
2019-06-05, 08:52

Breath Of The Wild Player Discovers A Ridiculously Easy New Way To Catch Fish Want to gather a whole lot of delicious virtual fish in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with very little effort? Redditor Charlieboy95 discovered that all you have to do to force fish ashore is purse your lips and blow....
2019-09-03, 21:52

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at James Clyburn’s Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
2019-06-22, 03:39

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scotia....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Cape Cod great white shark gives family a fright by snatching fish from line Encounter captured on video shot from fishing boatCaptain: incident ‘just left everyone in awe’A family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had a close encounter with a great white shark when it leaped from the water to snatch a fish they had caught. Related: Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise...
2019-07-22, 07:13

Shark Jumps Out Of Water, Snatches Fish From Line In Hair-Raising Video A video that has gone viral online shows the group fishing on a boat in Cape Cod when a great white shark leaps out of water to snatch a fish they had caught....
2019-07-22, 18:13

Watch: Great white shark jumps out of water to steal fish from line A young boy reeling in a fish on a charter boat off the Massachusetts coast received a shock when a great white shark jumped out of the water to steal his catch....
2019-07-23, 00:52

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
2019-06-21, 19:39

Australian vegan takes neighbors to court because she doesn't like the smell of fish being barbecued An Australian vegan woman was so furious that she could smell her neighbors' barbecue from their backyard, she took the "vegan beef" to the state's highest court....
2019-09-04, 00:39

Read this: Filming The Amazing Spider-Man’s fish dinner scene required “about 90 branzinos” Over the course of just a few minutes in 2012's The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Denis Leary sit around a dinner table eating branzino—which, unlike Garfield’s Peter Parker, we can confidently tell you is a kind of fish. The scene really isn’t all that remarkable aside fr...
2019-09-12, 09:26

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

Australia launches emergency relocation of fish as largest river system faces collapse There are doubts the Noah’s Ark plan for the Lower Darling will be enough to prevent more mass fish killsFaced with a looming ferocious summer with little rain forecast, the New South Wales government has embarked on a Noah’s Ark type operation to move native fish from the Lower Darling – part of Au...
2019-09-09, 11:39

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star chef Ricardo Munoz — who owns luxury restaurants in...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 13:13

BBQ protest near home of vegan who complained about neighbors grilling fish canned over legal threats After thousands of people signed up for a community barbecue outside the home of a Australian vegan who took her neighbors to court because she could smell them grilling fish, the group’s organizer canned the event because of reported threats from the woman’s legal team. ...
2019-09-05, 23:26

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
2019-07-10, 02:13

The CEO of Victoria's Secret compared its 'terrible' early loungewear to a 'lousy' McDonald's Filet-O-Fish Robson90/Shutterstock The boss of Victoria's Secret has compared its "terrible" early loungewear to a "lousy" McDonald's Filet-O-Fish. L Brands CEO Les Wexner said the lingerie giant correctly called the shift in consumer demand towards sweatpants and pajamas, but addressed it poorly. He compared i...
2019-09-12, 17:00

Officials: Runoff at Jim Beam whiskey warehouse killed thousands of fish in Kentucky River Thousands of dead fish have turned up in the Kentucky River -- days after a major fire started at a whiskey storage warehouse and sent liquor into the waterway, state officials said....
2019-07-10, 06:00

Mindful Chef's healthy recipe of the week: fish tikka masala, black rice & coconut Each week, Myles and Giles, founders of healthy recipe box delivery service Mindful Chef, will be sharing an easy mid-week supper recipe exclusively for the Evening Standard...
2019-07-24, 23:39

Former French Open winner Yannick Noah catches fish with bare hands, bites it in wild video Yannick Noah won more than 400 matches in his professional tennis career, including the French Open in 1983, but his fishing method may be more impressive than anything he did on the court....
2019-08-05, 17:00

There's a reason legendary butcher Pat LaFreida endorsed this $1,200 at-home overhead grill — I've been using it, and there's simply no better way to cook meat, pizza, or fish Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The $1,200 Otto Wilde OFB Grill is my new favorite cooking appliance. I've seared steak, blackened calamari, grilled vegetables, whole-fried fish, and outdone every pizza joint in the borough of Brooklyn (*dodges rotten tomato*), all within a tiny corner of my backya...
2019-07-20, 11:52

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
2019-06-11, 23:01

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
2019-06-17, 23:52

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
2019-05-29, 17:13

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

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea. Shea tweeted that Alvarez was “an ins...
2019-06-29, 17:13

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
2019-06-11, 06:00

DoorDash valued at $12.6 bln after latest funding round Food delivery company DoorDash said on Thursday it raised $600 million in its latest round of funding, valuing the California-based startup at $12.6 billion....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
2019-07-12, 16:00

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
2019-05-24, 03:52

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-25, 00:26

Detective Who Fought For 9/11 Compensation Funding Dies At 53 NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea, who tweeted that Alvarez was “an inspiration, a warri...
2019-06-30, 00:00

Now that MoviePass is dead, can we please start funding sensible businesses? Ding dong, the completely unsustainable witch is dead. As we reported earlier today, MoviePass is shutting down. It leaves behind a few now-useless cards, and several major VC funds out of pocket to the tune of $68.7M. Make no mistake, this was a completely predictable turn of events. For over a yea...
2019-09-14, 08:52

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
2019-05-21, 14:38

People’s Party wants to axe Multiculturalism Act, eliminate funding In a policy plank released Friday, Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada (PPC) vowed to scrap the Multiculturalism Act if elected and cancel all funding that promotes the concept....
2019-08-14, 00:39

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
2019-08-19, 20:39

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
2019-06-02, 08:39

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
2019-08-13, 08:52

Super healthy fish kebabs taste just as good as shish kebabs Shish kebab usually refers to marinated chunks of meat, skewered and grilled. These are basically shish kebabs, but with fish, coated in a chimichurri-esque mixture. Use the thickest, firmest fish you can find, and do your best to thread everything on the skewers in a way that makes them sit evenly ...
2019-09-04, 06:39

US sprint star Christian Coleman says authorities 'tried to go after big fish' with missed drugs test charge US sprint star Christian Coleman has accused the United States Anti-Doping Agency of 'trying to go after a big fish' and demanded a public apology after it dropped its missed drugs test case against him....
2019-09-11, 23:52

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
2019-06-05, 20:13

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
2019-06-09, 04:39

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on Jan. 9 for an appropriations bill that included res...
2019-06-08, 05:13

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Congressi...
2019-06-06, 03:13

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
2019-07-02, 11:13

"Nobody Will Be Spared": Kamal Nath On Terror-Funding Case Anti-national activities will not be tolerated in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Friday days after the arrest of four men, including former Bajrang Dal leader Balram Singh, in a......
2019-08-24, 09:39

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
2019-09-14, 01:39

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The funding model, expected this week, could help bankr...
2019-07-15, 01:39

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
2019-06-07, 05:26

CORRECTED-BRIEF-Morf3D Secures Additional Funding From Boeing * MORF3D, SPECIALIZING IN PRECISION MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING FOR AEROSPACE INDUSTRY, SAYS SECURED NEW ROUND OF FUNDING FROM BOEING HORIZONX VENTURES Source text for Eikon:...
2019-08-30, 14:26

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets.The EU’s lending arm has drafted plans,...
2019-07-31, 17:52

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend potholes...
2019-07-01, 13:13

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
2019-08-23, 13:39

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
2019-06-11, 13:39

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
2019-06-07, 07:13

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

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
2019-07-12, 21:52

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
2019-06-06, 06:52

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
2019-08-31, 02:00

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
2019-05-22, 08:39

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
2019-08-12, 15:13

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The state approved $20 million for the hiring of more...
2019-06-27, 19:52

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

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to know....
2019-08-21, 03:39

Resale clothing company thredUP gets $175 million in funding Online resale store thredUP said on Wednesday it received $175 million in funding which it will use to expand its platform to offer resale clothing services to retailers....
2019-08-21, 16:39

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
2019-08-21, 18:39

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
2019-06-19, 19:00

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite usual suspects. That’s where the cloud may play a key role....
2019-08-06, 15:52

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
2019-06-23, 02:26

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey will not affect Ankara's determination to drill for gas and oil off Cyprus and Turkey planned to send a fourth ship to the area, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16, 13:13

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
2019-07-05, 11:13

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
2019-06-28, 06:26

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
2019-07-16, 12:39

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 million U.S. apartments....
2019-06-19, 14:26

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
2019-06-10, 22:13

U.N. Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations as funding slips The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, which is under a corruption investigation, said on Tuesday it still needed $150 million in donations to keep it operating until the end of this year....
2019-08-27, 17:13

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
2019-06-16, 15:39

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
2019-07-23, 23:26

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
2019-08-16, 18:52

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
2019-06-18, 10:00

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
2019-08-16, 16:52

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
2019-08-15, 04:39

Advocate for Sept. 11 fund says if funding bill can't get passed, 'they're going to have to Tase me' John Feal, a recovery worker at the World Trade Center site and a longtime activist for extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund told Fox News' Shepard Smith on Thursday that "they're going to have to Tase me" if lawmakers can't pass a bill to extend the fund before the anniversary of the terrori...
2019-06-28, 02:52

Istanbul's new opposition mayor cuts funding to some pro-government groups Istanbul's new opposition municipality canceled the transfer of more than 350 million lira to some pro-government foundations, Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu said on Tuesday, in one of his first moves against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan since his election....
2019-08-27, 17:13

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
2019-06-14, 00:39

NGOs Get One-Time Exemption To Apply For Foreign Funding Registration The government on Thursday gave a one-time exemption to NGOs, whose Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act registrations were cancelled for not filing annual returns, to apply for registration within......
2019-08-02, 05:26

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
2019-08-02, 00:13

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and other reproductive healthcare coverage for millions o...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-door meeting Wednesday still aiming to bring legis...
2019-06-13, 04:26

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
2019-08-01, 02:00

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
2019-06-12, 02:13

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
2019-08-01, 01:52

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought funding, saying Labor would support “any level” of fundi...
2019-07-18, 06:52

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding deepens the relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
2019-06-13, 15:26

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
2019-06-22, 00:39

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
2019-06-13, 18:52

Ontario needs more healthcare funding, says report on serial killer nurse Ontario needs to boost funding and staffing to resolve problems that allowed a Canadian nurse to murder eight and harm six other seniors in various nursing homes, according to a public inquiry report on Wednesday which called for sweeping changes to the province's long-term care system....
2019-07-31, 22:26

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
2019-06-29, 19:52

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
2019-08-22, 23:13

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
2019-07-16, 02:13

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round that makes it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
2019-08-06, 22:39

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
2019-06-28, 23:52

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activision Blizzard video game league, The Post has learned...
2019-05-31, 03:13

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. This week is no different.A report from the Guardian ...
2019-05-31, 15:26

Labor secretary wants to slash funding to anti-sex trafficking agency by 80% Alexander Acosta, under fire for his plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein, proposed a drastic cut that experts say will put children at riskAlexander Acosta, the US labor secretary under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, after the billionaire was investigat...
2019-07-10, 13:39

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

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
2019-06-01, 20:39

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
2019-09-02, 13:52

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
2019-06-04, 02:13

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
2019-06-04, 06:26

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
2019-06-04, 16:13

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory filing showed....
2019-08-31, 02:00

Trump administration restricts NIH funding for fetal tissue research The Trump administration is notifying the University of California that a federally funded research contract that uses fetuses from elective abortions will not be renewed -- the latest pro-life push by the administration....
2019-06-05, 20:26

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to quickly find a new host....
2019-05-31, 00:52

Government's Dependence On RBI Payout Leaves Budget Funding At Risk Slower economic growth has made it harder for the government to improve tax collections and the boost from the central bank and assets sale program are unlikely to be repeated....
2019-09-05, 08:52

France's Jean-Marie Le Pen charged over EU funding scandal: lawyers The founder of the far-right National Front was charged with embezzlement of public funds. The scandal centered around the misuse of EU money to pay for France-based staff....
2019-09-14, 08:26

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
2019-05-21, 19:13

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
2019-05-21, 19:52

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
2019-05-21, 21:00

Liberal ridings received 75% of government largesse funding over summer Liberal ridings gained about 75 per cent of the total government largesse, while roughly equal proportions of the spending was aimed at NDP and Conservative ridings — 15 per cent and 13 per cent, respectively....
2019-09-14, 03:39

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
2019-05-21, 22:52

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
2019-05-22, 04:26

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 18:26

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
2019-05-22, 20:13

Another budget fight looms in Congress over border wall funding The fight over funding for a border wall in Texas and other states appears to be heating up again in Congress this month as lawmakers near a deadline to pass a military funding bill....
2019-09-16, 15:52

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
2019-05-23, 17:52

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
2019-05-28, 23:52

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
2019-06-06, 02:39

UK funding to tackle climate crisis 'must double', government warned Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have warned the government that funding to tackle the climate emergency must be more than double next year to avoid an even greater cost from catastrophic ec...
2019-09-02, 04:00

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
2019-07-06, 12:00

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
2019-06-07, 03:52

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
2019-07-18, 21:52

BHP investors file resolution to cut funding for Australian coal lobby groups Several BHP Group shareholders, including the Church of England pension fund, are recommending the company suspend its membership in industry groups that advocate for policies inconsistent with the Paris climate change agreement....
2019-09-03, 22:13

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. “The number of migrant deaths that we find in the...
2019-06-05, 03:13

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hurt by Trump's border wall funding More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
2019-09-04, 03:26

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Max Levchin's Affirm seeks capital in funding round led by Thrive - TechCrunch PayPal Holdings Inc co-founder Max Levchin's Affirm is said to be raising as much as $1.5 billion in a combination of debt and equity, TechCrunch reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
2019-06-17, 16:39

Republicans Reject Cuts to Wall Funding, While Democrats Threaten Filibuster WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s latest border wall request and prevent him from again funding the project without congressional approval. Democrats threatened to filibuster a Pentagon spen...
2019-09-13, 10:52

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 09:52

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
2019-06-07, 05:52

Pak Minister Admits Funding Hafiz Saeed, Says "World Trusts India" On J&K In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan government, his Interior Minister Brigadier (Retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has admitted that Pakistan has failed to garner support from the international community......
2019-09-13, 14:52

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
2019-06-06, 23:26

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scandal in the island territory....
2019-07-12, 01:52

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
2019-06-27, 21:39

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. Officials say the July 16-17 session in Chicago will focus on a $778 mil...
2019-06-15, 00:52

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
2019-06-14, 18:52

Bill Gates is funding chemical clouds to help stop global warming As fires in the Amazon prompt renewed global outcry over climate change, Bill Gates is backing the first experiment of one controversial solution. It's called solar geoengineering, and it would create a huge chemical cloud that would cool the earth....
2019-09-07, 23:13

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-07-04, 12:00

Rep. Seth Moulton compares need to federally-fund abortions to funding US troops Massachusetts congressman and 2020 presidential candidate Seth Moulton expressed opposition for the Hyde Amendment by comparing federally-funded abortions to funding the U.S. troops....
2019-06-07, 01:39

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
2019-05-25, 06:39

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
2019-08-13, 11:39

UN Aids target to end epidemic by 2030 at risk as funding falls for first time Report finds significant financial boost needed to meet targets to eradicate diseaseThe pace of reducing new HIV infections is slowing and progress in accessing treatment is decreasing, putting UN targets to end the Aids epidemic by 2030 in doubt.The UNAids report, published on Tuesday, showed mixed...
2019-07-17, 13:39

Military Base Loses Funding for New School to Trump’s Border Wall The Pentagon is diverting $62.6 million from the construction of a new middle school at Fort Campbell, meaning that 552 students will continue to cram themselves in at an aging school....
2019-09-06, 03:00

Planned Parenthood to close two Ohio clinics after rejecting federal funding Planned Parenthood cited state and federal policy changes for the closure of two Cincinnati-area health centers.        ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
2019-05-28, 23:13

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
2019-08-14, 00:39

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
2019-07-17, 12:26

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
2019-07-18, 01:13

Donald Trump lifts ban on federal funding of faith-based HBCUs President Donald Trump said the Justice Department ruled in favor of lifting a ban on federal funding for faith-based historically black colleges and universities during a speech before a convention of HBCU leaders....
2019-09-11, 02:52

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
2019-07-09, 06:39

Superhot is funding third-party indie games like The Frog Detective (updated) Superhot, the Polish game studio that made the hit virtual reality game Superhot VR, has announced it will fund third-party independent games.Read More...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Crisis Among Shadow Banks Pushes Up Funding Costs Overseas: Report India's slowest economic growth in six years has prompted predictions for deeper interest-rate cuts, but that's yet to translate into easier borrowing conditions at home for the shadow lenders....
2019-09-04, 07:00

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council task force Thursday that the Brooklyn-Queens Connect...
2019-05-31, 02:52

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
2019-05-23, 07:00

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh's Satna Over Alleged Terror-Funding Links Madhya Pradesh Police's Anti-Terror Squad has arrested three men in connection with a terror-funding case in Satna district. The arrests, which were carried out on Wednesday night, came after five......
2019-08-22, 14:52

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
2019-07-24, 21:13

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
2019-06-08, 00:13

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
2019-05-21, 15:52

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses congressional funding....
2019-07-02, 21:13

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

Apple Supplier Japan Display Secures Bailout After Funding Shortfall Japan Display has said that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously announced JPY 80 billion ($738 million) bailout plan for the......
2019-07-12, 10:13

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
2019-06-13, 00:52

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
2019-06-22, 14:52

Masarat Alam Brought To Delhi In Terror Funding Case, Gets 10-Day Custody The National Investigation Agency has brought hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam from a Jammu and Kashmir prison to Delhi to question him in a terror funding case. Masarat Alam along with......
2019-06-04, 19:52

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
2019-05-21, 17:13

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the...
2019-06-06, 07:13

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching criticism of her fellow candidate in the 2020 election and former vice-president, Joe Biden, and his c...
2019-06-06, 20:39

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the suit, writing in his decision it is “about ...
2019-06-04, 08:00

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 mln in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Twitter is obsessed with the 'Salmon Cannon,' a tube that shoots fish over dams. Here's how it works People on Twitter are volunteering to be the first to test out the Salmon Cannon, a tube that shoots fish over dams that block their migratory path.        ...
2019-08-13, 07:39

Trump touts border wall progress as Pentagon signs off on funding transfer President Trump on Wednesday talked up the ongoing efforts to construct or replace barriers along the southern border with Mexico, saying he expects the project to be completed in key areas by the end of next year....
2019-09-04, 23:26

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
2019-05-21, 17:13

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
2019-08-16, 18:26

Remember When Trump Called Baltimore Rat Infested? He Should Know Since He Tried to End the City’s Federal Rat Control Funding The president of white nationalism has a tendency to talk badly about places where people of color live. He reportedly called African nations “shithole countries” and more recently, referred to Baltimore as “rat-infested.” Well, it turns out President Splinter was well-informed of Baltimore’s rat pr...
2019-08-28, 22:00

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
2019-05-23, 08:39

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

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
2019-05-25, 17:13

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Isis suspect Jack Letts' parents found guilty of funding terrorism John Letts and Sally Lane given suspended sentence for sending son money in SyriaAn Oxford couple have been spared jail after being found guilty of sending money to their son while he was living under Islamic State in Syria that could have been used to fund terrorism.John Letts, 58, an international...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
2019-08-13, 20:13

Congress prepares to delay tough decisions on spending with another temporary funding bill Five weeks out from the next shutdown deadline, House leaders are already preparing lawmakers for another short-term spending extension that keeps the government running until late November or early December. Congressional leaders are not expected to pick a firm date for that stopgap until just days...
2019-08-26, 23:26

Italy aide linked to Russia funding accusations frequented Moscow: BuzzFeed An aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, at the center of accusations the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, flew back-and-forth to Moscow last year, news website BuzzFeed said on Thursday....
2019-08-08, 22:39

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
2019-07-22, 03:26

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
2019-07-01, 22:00

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create opportunities for other deserving black creatives, but she holds other Hollywood veterans in positions of power accountable to do the same....
2019-06-22, 18:26

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protectio...
2019-06-22, 22:13

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
2019-07-19, 17:26

Military schools and daycares to lose funding for Trump's border wall – live Service members’ families to be affected by 127 defense department projects that will lose funding to cover cost of wallSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.43pm BST Greenblatt’s responsibilities on the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan will be taken over by Avi Berkowitz, a close ai...
2019-09-05, 17:52

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
2019-08-13, 02:26

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say. The post House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Stephen Curry visits Washington to announce funding golf at Howard University The NBA star will sponsor the Howard University men’s and women’s golf teams for the next six years, creating the first Division I program in the historically black college’s history....
2019-08-19, 21:26

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
2019-06-04, 05:52

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
2019-05-21, 18:26

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
2019-06-07, 08:52

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stewart appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to call the ...
2019-07-19, 00:39

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 21:52

Meet the three North Korean hacking groups funding the country’s weapons programs Enlarge / Hacking for their home country, we guess. The Trump administration is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups widely accused of carrying out attacks that targeted critical infrastructure and stole millions of dollars from banks in cryptocurrency exchanges, in part so the country ...
2019-09-14, 02:00

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
2019-06-04, 08:26

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley Technology is shattering legacy financial systems that can't keep pace with market demand — and Brex is at the forefront. It's one of fintechs buzziest startups, aiming to rebuild B2B financial products starting with corporate cards for technology companies. Brex The company was quietly launch...
2019-09-02, 23:39

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
2019-06-04, 09:52

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his longstanding backing of the Hyde Amendment. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee gala in Atlanta, the former vice president said that, in an envir...
2019-06-07, 19:00

Newly Minted Pentagon Chief Authorizes Funding For Border Wall Expansion Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday that he has authorized funding to go toward building 20 miles of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, the latest move inside the Pentagon toward accomplishing President Donald Trump’s long-promised campaign goal. The Defense Department had earlier...
2019-08-29, 02:26

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
2019-07-09, 23:52

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations....
2019-08-20, 00:13

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
2019-06-02, 01:13

Rihanna's Lingerie Brand Savage X Fenty Receives $50 Million in Fresh Funding Rihanna’s lingerie brand Savage X Fenty has received new funding from investors following a strong first year, bringing the total amount invested in the company to roughly $70 million....
2019-08-29, 12:52

CORRECTED-Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
2019-07-18, 16:13

Already an Awesome HBCU, Spelman College Receives Funding for STEM Center; Becomes Awesomer Spelman College, the all-women historically black college located in Atlanta, was recently ranked as the best historically black college or university (HBCU) by U.S. News & World Report. Well, it looks like that train of black excellence will not be slowing down any time soon. The college recent...
2019-09-10, 00:52

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
2019-06-07, 22:39

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 22:26

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
2019-07-12, 15:00

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to curb its activities abroad as tensions between Washington and Tehran soar following fresh attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-17, 00:00

As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn't be worse’ The situation in Yemen is “very fragile”, the top United Nations humanitarian official there has warned, noting that as many as 13 people have been killed and at least 70 wounded over the past three days during clashes in two governorates....
2019-08-30, 22:26

A nonprofit promoting dairy pays leaders millions — while farmers funding it go out of business Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from farmers' milk checks on promotions and partnerships, but sales continue to fall.       ...
2019-09-07, 18:13

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
2019-05-21, 14:52

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 05:52

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the service to authorize employees to make travel-rel...
2019-08-22, 01:13

Lawmakers worry World Bank is funding China's Uighur Muslim 're-education' camps World Bank officials have issued a loan to China for the very region where Communist authorities have established mass detention camps targeting Uighur Muslims, drawing rebukes from U.S. lawmakers and analysts....
2019-08-27, 06:13

Planned Parenthood Faces an Uncertain Road Without Title X Funding—and Patients May Struggle to Get Care Millions of patients may struggle to get the family-planning care they need after Planned Parenthood on Monday decided to leave the federal Title X program, which annually provides $286 million in grants to groups across the country for services including cancer screenings, STD testing and birth con...
2019-08-20, 02:13

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
2019-06-12, 04:26

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
2019-07-04, 06:13

Explorium secures $19M funding to automate data science and machine learning-driven insights Part machine learning platform, part data marketplace, Explorium promises to automate data and feature discovery, and build and deploy models for your analytics and application needs....
2019-09-11, 16:13

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
2019-06-29, 18:52

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
2019-06-07, 05:39

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could launch as soon as 2022. The problem at hand is this:...
2019-07-13, 02:52

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
2019-05-21, 20:01

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
2019-05-24, 03:00

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
2019-05-22, 22:13

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California....
2019-09-15, 03:13

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia widens funding base with dual-tranche debut euro bond Saudi Arabia has hired a group of banks including Goldman Sachs and Societe Generale to arrange a global investor call ahead of an issuance of euro-denominated bonds, its first in that currency, as the kingdom seeks to diversify its investor base....
2019-07-01, 14:52

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million of its patients. The healthcare nonprofit declared...
2019-08-16, 16:00

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
2019-05-22, 02:13

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
2019-08-23, 14:26

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
2019-06-05, 20:26

Texas capital of Austin approves first-in-the-nation funding for abortion transportation, lodging, child care Austin, Texas, has become the first city in the nation to approve funding for abortion access services such as transportation, advocates said.        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
2019-07-12, 02:26

Bernie Sanders says he'd back US funding for Third World abortions, birth control as part of climate plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top contender for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he would support U.S. taxpayer-funded programs in developing countries that administer abortions as well as help give women access to birth control....
2019-09-05, 15:00

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
2019-06-11, 08:39

'Two-mouthed' fish: New York angler catches 'bizarrely beautiful' trout An angler in New York reeled in a trout with two "mouths" while fishing on Lake Champlain. An image of the fish shared on Facebook has gone viral.        ...
2019-08-23, 00:00

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the dangerous AI-powered robots of the future always ...
2019-06-20, 07:00

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
2019-06-21, 22:39

Schumer to ask Trump to divert $5 billion in border wall funding to fight gun violence, white-supremacy extremists Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday said he will ask President Trump to withdraw his request for $5 billion in border wall construction funds to instead use the money to combat gun violence and white supremacist extremism on the heels of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayt...
2019-08-14, 11:13

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding options, and the ways incumbents can respond to stay ahead This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are vital creators of wealth,...
2019-05-25, 23:26

With $3.6 Billion in New Defense Department Funding, President Trump Continues His Plan to Build the Border Wall With Military Money The Pentagon plans to tap into $3.6 billion in funding set aside for military construction projects and instead funnel it toward building a wall on the U.S. southern border with Mexico helping to make good President Donald Trump’s signature campaign promise. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tue...
2019-09-04, 05:26

Back to school, and back to another year of our dumb education funding system The property tax-dependent education funding system creates a massive disconnect between the consumers of education and those providing it, Jake Novak writes....
2019-09-04, 21:52

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
2019-06-28, 05:52

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
2019-08-28, 14:26

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
2019-06-20, 23:26

Friday's Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon A recap of Friday’s main stories: Desertification solutions can ease other world woes; Dorian death toll expected to rise; UN moves to ease communal tensions in Mali; Yemen funding crisis threatens reproductive health nationwide; special report on countering terror in Cameroon....
2019-09-06, 23:39

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
2019-06-28, 15:00

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria and Argentina; and justice experts dicuss how best...
2019-05-22, 23:13

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allocated for eight crises; mixed news on Syria crop production; ‘digital divide’ sidelines most vulnerable....
2019-09-06, 03:00

'Jihadi Jack' feels 'guilty' over his parents being convicted of funding terrorism for sending him money in Syria The suspected ISIS militant nicknamed Jihadi Jack said he feels "guilty" that his parents have been convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money in Syria....
2019-06-23, 18:00

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Guterres talks technology for Africa’s development, ‘extinction crisis’ prompts stronger wildlife protection, Greta Thunberg reaches New York, funding shortfalls in Iraq, a positive step for Indigenous women A recap of Wednesday’s stories: Secretary-General António Guterres says ‘winds of hope are blowing ever stronger’ for Africa’s development; Swedish climate youth activist Greta Thunberg reaches New York by boat; Chief of UN Mission for Iraq warns on funding shortfalls; and in Canada, a new bill reco...
2019-08-28, 23:13

Is it okay to laugh at Florida man? He’s an American folk hero and one of the Internet’s most durable memes. But maybe laughing at Florida — and its outrageous headlines — is more complicated than we've thought....
2019-07-15, 17:52

Bobrovsky says he came to Florida to win the Stanley Cup 'It's all about the Cup': Bobrovsky arrives in Florida, says he's ready to lead Panthers to new heights       ...
2019-07-03, 13:26

10 things to do in Miami, Florida The perfect weather year round, the miles of beaches that stretch on endlessly, the list of reasons why Miami is an attractive destination are endless        ...
2019-06-07, 20:39

Feel young again in 'Old Florida' In "Old Florida," the Deep South mingles with the tropics at places that thrived a century ago but are often overlooked today. Here are some of the best places to see....
2019-09-15, 20:52

Overweight Florida cat gets sent to fat camp This fat cat went to fat camp and now she’s a star, but it doesn’t look like she had a good time doing it. Laila is a cat from Gainesville, Fla., that is apparently obsessed with food. A rescue, she was reportedly found close to starvation. Since then, she’s developed a healthy appetite. At her......
2019-06-27, 20:39

Italian motorcyclists die, run over by truck in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two men from Italy crashed their motorcycles on a Florida highway and were fatally run over by a semitrailer. A Florida Highway Patrol news release says Bruno Dicosimo and Francesco Vitagliano crashed their bikes Thursday morning on Interstate 75 near Ocala. FHP sa...
2019-06-14, 15:13

No. 11 Florida plays 1st of 2 against FCS teams this month No. 11 Florida plays the first of two games in September against Football Championship Subdivision teams when it hosts UT Martin       ...
2019-09-05, 21:26

Lost cat found 3 1/2 years later in Florida A Florida man who feared his cat had been eaten by coyotes was reunited with the feline three and a half years later thanks to a stranger, a microchip and an animal hospital....
2019-08-20, 22:00

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Florida man struck by lightning, seven others injured A man’s heart stopped beating when he was struck by lightning on a Florida beach Sunday — and seven other people were also injured. The lightning-strike victim, in his 40s, suffered cardiac arrest and was in critical condition after being hit directly by the bolt around 12:40 p.m. on Cle...
2019-07-22, 02:39

Florida's most deadly and destructive hurricanes With Hurricane Dorian expected to make a direct hit on Florida's east coast over the Labor Day holiday weekend, possibly as a devastating Category 4 storm, the state's governor has declared a state of emergency and asked residents to stock up with at least seven days' worth of food and water....
2019-08-30, 03:52

Florida prepares for Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian strengthens to a Category 3 storm, posing a significant threat to Florida; residents filled sandbags and stocked up on emergency items from hardware supply stores as the threat of Dorian loomed. (Aug. 30)        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

The Florida Panthers Found Their Goalie The reinvention of the Florida Panthers continued today with a massive new contract for free agent goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, worth a reported $70 million over the next seven years. By signing the two-time Vezina winner and former Blue Jacket, the Panthers hope that they’ve captured a key ingredie...
2019-07-01, 23:00

Mike Martin Jr. to take over for his father at Florida St. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Longtime assistant Mike Martin Jr. has been promoted to head coach at Florida State, taking over the program where his father became the career wins leader in all NCAA sports. FSU announced his hiring Friday. On Wedbesday, the Seminoles ended their 23rd College World Series ...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Mel Rodriguez on Getting On, Will Forte, and On Becoming A God In Central Florida If you’ve watched any television in the past twenty years, you’ve seen Mel Rodriguez. With guest spots on everything from Gilmore Girls to Big Love to Community, the actor made a habit of popping up for an episode or two—often as a law enforcement officer—before landing the role of Nurse Patsy De La...
2019-08-21, 03:13

Hurricane Dorian is going to come very, very close to Florida Enlarge / Official forecast track for Hurricane Dorian as of 8am ET. (credit: National Hurricane Center) During the overnight hours, Hurricane Dorian has pounded the northern Bahamas with devastating winds, storm surge levels of 20 feet above normal, and very heavy rainfall. Dorian has tied the La...
2019-09-03, 01:39

Dry Tortugas: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
2019-05-29, 17:39

3D printing transforms rocketry in Florida On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, 3D printing technology is changing the way rockets are made and the way Florida space companies do business....
2019-07-23, 16:39

Florida Girls Is the Most Fun You’ll Have in Front of the TV This Summer Nestled in the coastal hollow between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Fla., is known as a family vacation destination. There are pristine beaches, dolphin-watching cruises, a world-class aquarium. But you won’t find a trace of tourism porn in the new sitcom Florida Girls, whose creator-s...
2019-07-09, 17:13

3-D printing transforms rocketry in Florida On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, 3-D printing technology is changing the way rockets are made and the way Florida space companies do business....
2019-07-23, 14:13

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
2019-07-06, 23:39

NHC sees 40% chance of cyclone off Florida A low pressure system east of the upper Florida Keys has a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
2019-08-23, 15:13

Dallas Baptist ends Florida’s 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jimmy Glowenke homered to cap a nine-run fourth inning and Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 9-8 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday, ending the Gators’ run of four straight trips to the College World Series. Florida had cut a seven-run deficit to one when Bu...
2019-06-03, 06:00

Florida executes the 'I-95 killer' who targeted gay men across Southeast Florida has put to death the man known as the "I-95 killer," who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree targeting gay men....
2019-08-24, 02:00