REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 11:52

CEE MARKETS-Hungarian forint sinks to record low, underperforming region

The Hungarian forint fell 0.2% on Wednesday morning to a record low of 332 to the euro, underperforming other central European currencies. At 0834 GMT, the forint traded at 332.1 versus the euro, ...

CEE MARKETS-Hungarian forint sinks to record low, underperforming region

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Parts of Alaska Have No Sea Ice For the First Time Ever As Temperatures in the Region Hit Record Highs Alaska has seen the lowest levels of sea ice ever this summer as record temperatures and wildfires hit the region with some areas completely ice free — an event which has never occurred so early in the year and has ramifications for the arctic climate and the Earth as a whole. Compared to all...
2019-08-08, 05:26

CEE MARKETS-Assets mostly weaker due trade tensions, forint slips on dovish c.bank Emerging European assets were mostly weaker in early trade on Wednesday due to concerns about trade tensions between the United States and China, with the Hungarian forint slipping after the central bank maintained a dovish stance. Tuesday's decision by the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) to keep...
2019-05-29, 12:52

CEE MARKETS-Forint leads currencies higher in relief rally as no-deal Brexit fears ease Central European currencies and shares rebounded on Wednesday in line with a broad European relief rally on markets as political developments in Italy and Britain have eased investors' fears. The Hungarian forint jumped half a percent versus the euro, firming past 330 and away from a record low ...
2019-09-04, 11:52

With ‘NOS4A2,’ Joe Hill Finally Sinks His Teeth Into TV The AMC horror series is one of several adaptations the best-selling horror author (and son of Stephen King) has in the works, after multiple stalled attempts....
2019-05-31, 20:00

Services Growth Sinks To One-Year Low In May: Survey A composite index, which measures both services and factory activity, remained unchanged at 51.7 in May, cushioned by a better manufacturing performance....
2019-06-05, 23:52

Fishing boat sinks near Honduras, at least 27 killed A boat used for catching lobsters has sunk off the Honduran Caribbean coast, resulting in at least 27 fatalities. So far 55 people have been rescued, the country's armed forces said....
2019-07-04, 08:13

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey's coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine others who are unaccounted-for....
2019-06-17, 14:39

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau profit sinks 50% following divestments Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau on Wednesday reported a profit of 373 million reais ($94.19 million) in the second quarter, a 46.5% drop from a year earlier, due to the divestment of facilities in China, India and the United States, the company said....
2019-08-07, 15:00

7 dead, 21 missing after sightseeing boat sinks in Hungary Seven people are confirmed dead and 21 are missing after a sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean passengers and two crew members collided with another vessel and sank in the Danube River in downtown Budapest...
2019-05-30, 03:26

Hungary: Several dead, missing after boat sinks on the Danube At least seven people have died and 20 others are missing after a Hungarian sightseeing boat capsized on the Danube River in Budapest. It's believed most of the passengers were Asian tourists....
2019-05-30, 01:52

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
2019-08-14, 23:00

3 dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat sinks in Hungary Hungarian state television says three people have been confirmed dead and 16 are missing after a sightseeing boat carrying 32 passengers and two crew members collided with another vessel and sank in the Danube River in downtown Budapest...
2019-05-30, 01:26

Tiger Woods sinks to the bottom at Northern Trust This is how Tiger Woods’ day went in Thursday’s opening round of the Northern Trust at Liberty National: Not only did he rarely have honors at the tee boxes because of how poorly he was playing, he didn’t even have honors at one of those portable toilets when nature called during his back nine. As.....
2019-08-09, 02:26

| Sharks win at Loftus as red card sinks Blue Bulls The Sharks capitalised on a red card shown to Blue Bulls centre Johnny Kotze to cruise into the semi-finals of the 2019 Currie Cup at Loftus Versfeld....
2019-08-24, 22:00

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexit dream with reality will be an impossible task, Barbara Wesel writes....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Dow Jones sinks 800 points amid fears of recession All three major U.S. indexes closed down about 3 per cent after 2-year U.S. Treasury yields surpassed those of 10-year bonds, which is considered a classic recession signal....
2019-08-15, 02:13

Boat sinks in Danube in Hungary with 34 people on board BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A boat capsized and sunk in the Danube River Wednesday evening in Budapest, with 34 people on board, including passengers and crew, Hungarian media reported. Rescuers were at the scene near Hungary’s parliament, including a fire boat. Some people have been rescued and ...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Netflix sinks on subscriber losses, analysts still see growth Wall Street brokerages stuck to a positive outlook on Netflix Inc on Thursday, betting that a strong content slate for the rest of 2019 would reverse shock second-quarter losses in U.S. subscribers that sank its stock price....
2019-07-19, 04:26

Golf: Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open Argentina's Emiliano Grillo claimed a hole-in-one on the opening morning of the British Open as he aced the par-three 13th at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 11:52

Indonesia Building New Capital As Jakarta Sinks Into Sea: 10 Facts Megacity Jakarta is sinking at an alarming rate. Home to more than 1 crore people, the Indonesian capital sits on a swampy land with parts of it sinking by as much as 25 cm every year. If the current......
2019-08-28, 20:00

Envision US$5.45bn TLB sinks as US healthcare debate rages NEW YORK, Aug 28 (LPC) - Physician outsourcing provider Envision Healthcare has seen the value of its US$5.45bn term loan B sink throughout August as weak earnings and political uncertainty around the US healthcare sector weigh on investor appetite, investors and analysts told Refinitiv LPC....
2019-08-28, 22:26

Turkey: 8 dead, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine other migrants who are unaccounted for...
2019-06-17, 11:00

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials told CNN on Monday....
2019-05-27, 19:26

Saiboat collides with container ship, sinks in Germany BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say a 19th-century sailboat has collided with a container ship and sunk in the Elbe River near Hamburg. Five people were injured, one of them seriously. German news agency dpa reported the collision between the No 5 Elbe, a wooden schooner built in 1883, and the conta...
2019-06-08, 19:13

Microsoft sinks $1B into OpenAI to build ‘supercomputer AI’ for Azure Microsoft has invested $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded (Musk has since departed) artificial intelligence company OpenAI in an effort build supercomputer AI technologies for its Azure cloud services. The two companies will join forces to build large-scale AI systems for Azure. The end goal? Developin...
2019-07-23, 14:52

Indonesia picks site for new capital as Jakarta sinks A jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island is set to be transformed into Indonesia's new capital city, the country's President Joko Widodo has announced....
2019-08-26, 19:13

Oil sinks as manufacturing data feeds global economy worries Oil prices fell on Tuesday, with U.S. crude futures down 2% after manufacturing data raised concerns about a weakening global economy, while the U.S.-China trade dispute continued to drag on investor sentiment....
2019-09-03, 23:52

Morocco leave it late as Boussoufa sinks South Africa "Moubarak Boussoufa\u0027s 90th-minute strike for Morocco left South Africa\u0027s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations hanging by a thread."...
2019-07-01, 20:52

Gold Sinks as Investors Grapple With Powell, Jobs Data Gold prices shuffled between gains and losses Friday, as investors digested U.S. employment data and comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
2019-09-07, 01:13

Exxon Mobil profit sinks on weakness in chemicals, refining Exxon Mobil Corp on Friday reported a 21% drop in quarterly profit, its third period in a row of weaker year-over-year results, as sharply higher oil production was offset by weaker refining and chemicals business....
2019-08-02, 18:13

Eight killed as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey: Anadolu Eight people were killed on Monday after a dinghy carrying migrants sank off Turkey's western coast, the state-run Anadolu news agency said, adding that 31 others had been rescued....
2019-06-17, 11:39

'The Lion King' sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide As "The Lion King" counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs -- that critics are "out of step" with the audiences they profess to serve....
2019-07-22, 16:13

Oil sinks 2.1% as manufacturing reports renew global economy worries Oil prices fell on Tuesday, with U.S. crude futures down more than 3%, weighed by manufacturing data that raised concerns about a weakening global economy, while the U.S.-China trade dispute continued to drag on investor sentiment....
2019-09-04, 05:26

25 Dead After Boat Sinks In Flames Off California Coast: Report Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media......
2019-09-03, 17:00

Mitchell Starc sinks Pakistan’s pursuit of Australia after Warner ton • Australia 307; Pakistan 266• Successful review against Wahab Riaz sets up 41-run win• Full scorecard from TauntonDavid Warner scored his first century since returning from his ban as holders Australia ran out 41-run winners over Pakistan in their Cricket World Cup group match at Taunton.The opener...
2019-06-12, 20:26

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

34 Missing As Dive Boat Sinks In Flames Off California Coast A commercial scuba-dive boat sank amid intense flames early Monday off the coast of Southern California and 34 passengers were unaccounted for, the US Coast Guard said....
2019-09-03, 00:26

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in Cairo with Mohamed Salah returning to action almost three weeks after his success wit...
2019-06-22, 01:13

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
2019-05-22, 11:00

Paris in the springtime? French Open rainout sinks schedule Rain washes out day's entire schedule at French Open for 2nd time since 2000, jumbling the schedule and creating the possibility of a delayed women's final        ...
2019-06-05, 19:39

Samsung to Cut Smartphone Production in China as Market Share Sinks Samsung has said it plans to cut production at a smartphone plant in China, as competition from domestic rivals squeezes its share of the world's biggest smartphone market to less than a paltry 1......
2019-06-06, 08:26

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard the boat that sank on Lake Mai-Ndombe were teache...
2019-05-26, 23:13

Historic sailboat sinks after container boat collision near Hamburg A 136-year-old wooden schooner had only just emerged from a €1.5 million-renovation when it was sunk by a container ship near Hamburg. The accident would likely have been fatal if rescuers hadn't been in the area....
2019-06-09, 07:13

Analysts warn of global recession; Dow sinks in early trading Brokerage house Morgan Stanley warned investors Monday a global recession could arrive if President Donald Trump moves forward with new plans to tax China and fails to resolve a trade dispute now more than a year old....
2019-08-05, 18:13

Macy's sinks as poor spring season hits profit Macy's Inc slashed its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heavily to clear spring inventory, sending its shares down 17%....
2019-08-14, 16:52

Wall Street sinks to one-month low on trade, growth fears Wall Street extended its sell-off on Friday as renewed U.S.-China trade jitters and a slowdown in job growth put all three major U.S. stock indexes on pace for their worst week since December, when markets hit their trough amid recession fears....
2019-08-02, 22:26

7 dead, 21 missing after SKorean tour boat sinks in Hungary BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank in a matter of seconds after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour. Seven people are confirmed de...
2019-05-30, 16:13

Rangers keep rolling as Jermain Defoe hat-trick sinks 10-man Hibernian That Rangers scored four goals after Hibernian were reduced to 10 men in this fixture may lead to false perceptions. In truth, Steven Gerrard’s team were utterly dominant even before Sean Mackie saw red for a second bookable offence. There is already an air of familiarity attached to the Scottish Pr...
2019-08-11, 20:13

Storied seafood seller M. Slavin & Sons sinks beneath waves M. Slavin & Sons — a century-old fishmonger that was long one of New York’s most dominant and sharp-elbowed — is finally going belly-up. The family-run dynasty — whose business got hit hard in 2005 when a federal crackdown on Mafia-controlled unions at the Fulton Fish Market forced it and others to ...
2019-06-21, 08:13

Sightseeing boat sinks in Budapest's Danube River; at least 7 confirmed dead Seven people were confirmed dead and 21 remained missing early Thursday after a sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean passengers and two crew members collided with another vessel and sank in the Danube River in downtown Budapest....
2019-05-30, 04:52

Mitchell Starc sinks New Zealand after Usman Khawaja lifts Australia • Australia 243-9; New Zealand 157. Australia win by 86 runs• Trent Boult’s hat-trick in vain as Starc takes 5-26Be afraid, England and Wales 2019. The Aussies are coming. Or rather, the Aussies are still coming, after an 86-run defeat of a New Zealand team who seemed consumed by the occasion at Lor...
2019-06-30, 00:39

Samsung Electronics to cut China phone output as market share sinks South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it plans to cut production at a smartphone plant in China, as competition from domestic rivals squeezes its share of the world's biggest smartphone market to less than a paltry 1%....
2019-06-05, 14:52

City sinks booze cruises with new rules to stop nuisance passengers Boat operators say new city rules to stop booze cruises out of Sheepshead Bay have left them trying to stay afloat. The city nixed all charter trips other than fishing excursions from the Sheepshead Bay docks in order to eliminate hundreds of tipsy passengers from causing a nuisance when they return...
2019-06-23, 03:13

Luis Suarez Sinks Arsenal In Antoine Griezmann's Camp Nou Debut Luis Suarez scored the winner in the 89th minute in front of nearly 99,000 people, who packed the stands to see new signings Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie De Jong....
2019-08-05, 13:52

Hong Kong Strike Sinks City Into Chaos, and Government Has Little Reply The city’s top official, Carrie Lam, warned of “very precarious circumstances” and accused protesters of challenging Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong....
2019-08-05, 20:13

8 Dead, 26 Missing As Dive Boat Sinks In Flames Off California Coast Eight people were dead and more than two dozen missing and feared deceased Monday after a scuba diving boat caught fire and sank off the California coast, with passengers trapped below deck by the......
2019-09-03, 05:52

Newly restored 19th-century German ship sinks after collision Elbe No 5, restored at a cost of €1.5m, collided with container vessel near HamburgA recently restored wooden sailing ship has sunk after colliding with a container vessel near Hamburg, northern Germany.Six adults and two children were injured when the gaff-rigged schooner Elbe No 5, originally buil...
2019-06-09, 18:00

Exxon Mobil profit sinks, Chevron rises as both boost output Weaker second-quarter refining and chemicals profits offset surging U.S. shale production at U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , the two reported on Friday....
2019-08-03, 04:01

7 South Koreans dead, 19 missing after tourist boat sinks in Hungary Seven South Korean tourists are dead and 19 are still missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Hungary, according to South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
2019-05-30, 06:52

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
2019-05-27, 12:52

Yastremska sinks Garcia in epic final to claim Strasbourg title "May 25 (Reuters) - Ukraine\u0027s Dayana Yastremska beat France\u0027s Caroline Garcia 6-4 5-7 7-6(3) in an thrilling match to win her third WTA singles title at the Strasbourg International on Saturday."...
2019-05-25, 19:52

Trade war fears escalate as China currency sinks and stocks slump Global shares fell sharply amid concerns that Beijing is using the yuan as a weapon in an escalating tariff war with U.S. President Donald Trump.        ...
2019-08-05, 14:26

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St sinks as U.S.-China trade tensions boil Wall Street tumbled on Friday after the U.S.-China trade war escalated in dramatic fashion, with President Donald Trump demanding that American companies seek alternatives to doing business with China after Beijing announced its own slate of retaliatory measures....
2019-08-23, 23:13

Italy region will pay you $27,000 to move there Molise, a wild and beautiful region to the east of Rome, is offering to pay people $27,000 to move there in the hope they'll save rural communities from dying out....
2019-09-12, 15:00

Altria sinks on report that the FTC is investigating whether Juul's marketing is deceptive and targets minors (MO) Reuters Altria Group sank as much as 5% Thursday after The Wall Street Journal reported the Federal Trade Commission is investigating Juul Labs for dubious ads. Altria purchased a 35% stake in Juul for $12.8 billion in December. The FTC investigation began before the acquisition was made, according...
2019-08-29, 22:26

Celtic’s James Forrest sinks Hamilton while Rangers return to winning ways • Mohamed Elyounoussi sets up winner four minutes into debut • Rangers come from behind to beat 10-man LivingstonMohamed Elyounoussi set up the only goal less than four minutes into his Celtic career as the champions consolidated their lead in the Premiership with a 1-0 win at Hamilton.The loan sign...
2019-09-14, 19:52

Jackie Groenen strike sinks Sweden and puts Netherlands into World Cup final New Manchester United signing Jackie Groenen ensured the Netherlands finally got the better of an excellent Hedvig Lindahl in the Swedish goal, in extra time, to set up a final between the reigning world champions, the USA, and the European champions.A dull 90 minutes, perhaps the dullest of the tou...
2019-07-04, 00:52

Riyad Mahrez strike sinks Nigeria and puts Algeria in Afcon final The tournament had been waiting for Riyad Mahrez and in the semi-final he finally arrived. It came down in the end to one shot. A free-kick, perhaps 20 yards out: score it and Algeria were through to their first Cup of Nations final since 1990; miss and they faced extra-time against a Nigeria team w...
2019-07-15, 03:39

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
2019-05-30, 13:26

Tennis: Yastremska sinks Garcia in epic final to claim Strasbourg title Ukraine's Dayana Yastremska beat France's Caroline Garcia 6-4 5-7 7-6(3) in an thrilling match to win her third WTA singles title at the Strasbourg International on Saturday....
2019-05-25, 23:39

WRAPUP 2-Exxon Mobil profit sinks, Chevron rises as both boost output Weaker second-quarter refining and chemicals profits offset surging U.S. shale production at U.S. oil majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp , the two reported on Friday....
2019-08-03, 12:39

Ellen White’s double sinks Japan and seals top spot in group for England It was not quite a flawless performance but England head north to Valenciennes for Sunday’s round of 16 game trailing a perfect record. Three wins out of three dictates that Phil Neville’s side top Group D, clearing the way for a meeting with one of the tournament’s best third placed finishers by th...
2019-06-19, 23:39

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
2019-08-05, 09:00

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CPSAN) The pharmaceutical industry has outdone itself. It is now the most widely hated industry in the US, unseating the federal government as the lowe...
2019-09-05, 07:13

Sudden fire sinks California dive boat, 34 missing: U.S. Coast Guard A pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving boat on Monday off a Southern California island, authorities said, and a search was under way for 34 missing people while local media reported that many were feared dead....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Algeria claim second Afcon title after Bounedjah’s lucky strike sinks Senegal Algeria have won their first Africa Cup of Nations since 1990 and it is probably a good job that they will not care how. Baghdad Bounedjah’s heavily-deflected early goal gave them an accolade that, over the balance of the tournament, they deserve but this was no performance to remember them by. They...
2019-07-19, 23:52

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered the former Met and the Los Angeles Angels ...
2019-05-24, 06:26

Antarctic ice levels go from record high to record lows WASHINGTON — The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high in 2014. But three years later, the annual average extent of Antarctic sea ice hi...
2019-07-02, 20:26

Lebanon's Hezbollah says U.S.-Iran war in region unlikely Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Friday that a regional war between Washington and Tehran had become unlikely as the United States knows it would pay a heavy price....
2019-06-01, 01:13

3 reported dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat capsizes and sinks on Danube River in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — 3 reported dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat capsizes and sinks on Danube River in Budapest. The post 3 reported dead, 16 missing after sightseeing boat capsizes and sinks on Danube River in Budapest appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-29, 23:52

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopia region A political party representing some of Ethiopia's ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the federal government and would accept the offer of a referendum in five months' time....
2019-07-18, 14:13

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started showing up in Pokémon Go. Come to me, Tepig. Come to me....
2019-09-17, 18:13

Iran says US 'hostile policies' dangerous for the region President Trump's plan to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East is "extremely dangerous" for peace in the region, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif....
2019-05-26, 01:26

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
2019-06-23, 12:26

Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum which could lead to the setting up of a new independent region. Many, especially young Sidamas, are unhappy with the delay....
2019-07-18, 19:00

EKU’S Aaron Ochsenbein Chosen First Team All-Region RICHMOND, Ky. – Former Eastern Kentucky University closer Aaron Ochsenbein was selected to the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings NCAA Division I South All-Region First Team, the organization announced on Wednesday. The Lexington, Kentucky native was one of two relief pitche...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
2019-07-02, 04:39

Record or near-record highs expected Wednesday TUCSON – The heat is on! A ridge of high pressure, located near California, will continue moving east. This system will expand over Arizona, and the peak of the heat will come tomorrow. We expect to see the hottest temperatures so far this year tomorrow in Tucson. Wednesday’s daytime hig...
2019-06-12, 03:13

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry sinks difficult scoop layup in Game 4 Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry converted a tough layup in the first quarter of Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
2019-05-26, 05:00

Undiscovered Italy: The Strange and Splendid Carso Region In this string of small towns near the border with Slovenia, you’ll find a magnetic mishmash of cultures and culinary attractions from Habsburg-era castles to country taverns where the wine flows freely....
2019-06-20, 22:39

HTC U11 receives tardy Android Pie update as promised, at least in one region Yes, HTC is still alive (barely) and kicking (occasionally), with its focus on blockchain smartphone technology only growing (for some reason) and a 5G-capable device (that's not a phone) up for pre-order in the US ahead of a Sprint-exclusive May 31 launch.Meanwhile, it remains unclear if the compan...
2019-05-27, 16:39

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
2019-06-16, 10:52

Iran says it welcomes any defusion of tensions in region: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any defusion of tensions in the GUlf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington....
2019-06-24, 10:39

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-20, 11:39

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
2019-09-06, 04:39

City of London to become first UK region with 15mph speed limit News 28 May, 2019 The City of London Corporation’s Court of Common Council has voted to implement a 15mph speed limit across the Square Mile...
2019-05-28, 13:13

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will follow his uncle Masoud Barzani in office. The elder Barzani resigned in November 2017 after a failed bi...
2019-05-28, 13:26

Statin prescriptions following heart attacks differ by region of U.S. Statin prescriptions for heart attack patients vary based on geographic location, a new study says, with the highest numbers found in the Northeast and lowest found in the South....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone and attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-21, 07:13

Russia 'revolted' by Kosovan raid on Serbian region An armed police raid saw tensions flare between Serbia and Kosovo, where a fragile peace has repeatedly come under strain since Kosovo declared independence....
2019-05-28, 23:13

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave. Firefighters battled brushfires Thursday along the Gaza boundary, as well as near the country’s main international airport and outside Jeru...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
2019-08-31, 23:00

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
2019-07-16, 17:39

Amazon nations should decide region’s future, Bolsonaro says Macron and other European leaders argue the fires in the Amazon require a global response because of the ecosystem's critical role in draining heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
2019-08-29, 00:52

China's Xi says the Gulf region stands at 'crossroads of war and peace' Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that the Gulf region is in a very sensitive situation following increased tensions between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-28, 13:26

Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that Latin America’s Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by devastating fires...
2019-08-29, 05:13

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in Molise president finds novel way to breathe life into area as resident numbers dwindleAn underpopulated region in southern Italy is offering newcomers €700 per month for three years to live in one of its villages.There are a few catches, however: the village must have fewer than 2,000 residents, and...
2019-09-11, 13:52

Gun homicides have dropped dramatically in this American region. What happened? Gun homicides nationwide have barely declined, but in California’s Bay Area they’re down 30%. In a year-long series, the Guardian investigates the initiatives that are saving lives in an area scarred by rising inequality and gentrificationWant the latest news on our investigation? Sign up to our new...
2019-06-04, 08:39

U.S. turning Gulf region into tinderbox: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday accused the United States of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
2019-08-12, 13:00

Wyoming coal region faces discouraging future The national slowdown for coal is being felt especially hard this summer in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, where four of the state's biggest coal mining companies went through a lockout, bankruptcies and a merger....
2019-09-16, 18:26

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
2019-06-03, 01:39

Indonesian Wildfires Choke Region in Blanket of Smoke Thousands of fires, most of them set to clear land for plantations that make palm oil, created thick clouds of smoke that disrupted air travel and sickened people....
2019-09-17, 12:39

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
2019-05-21, 18:52

U.S. turning Gulf region into 'tinderbox': Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", according to Al Jazeera television....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests. In his first public remarks since attacks last month on oil tankers of...
2019-06-16, 10:26

G7's Amazon aid plan treats region like a 'colony', Bolsonaro says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro says the idea of an alliance of G7 countries helping save the Amazon from wildfires would leave his country treated like "a colony or no man's land"....
2019-08-27, 03:26

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
2019-05-30, 13:52

Klay Thompson Helped Off With Bad Knee Injury, Heroically Returns, Sinks Free Throws, Runs Back Off, Is Out Toward the end of the third quarter of Thursday night’s Game 6 in Oakland, Klay Thompson landed awkwardly after he was fouled on a breakaway layup by Danny Green, and appeared to badly mess up his left knee. Klay has already missed a game of this series with an injured left hamstring; the Warriors a...
2019-06-14, 09:26

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Barcelona LIVE: La Liga 2019-20 football as it happened - Aduriz stunner sinks Barca ​Aritz Aduriz scored an incredible late winner as Barcelona began their LaLiga title defence with a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao at San Mames....
2019-08-17, 01:13

Santa Cruz boat fire: At least 8 dead and 26 missing after huge blaze sinks vessel off California coast At least eight people have died and hopes were fading for 26 people still missing after a fire raged through a dive boat anchored off Santa Cruz Island....
2019-09-03, 06:52

Taiwanese president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
2019-07-13, 23:13

U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia....
2019-06-04, 01:52

Iran's Guards kill two militants in northwestern region: Fars Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an "anti-revolutionary terrorist" group in a security operation in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 20:13

Major Fire At Power Station In Moscow Region Injures Many A major fire broke out at a power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, injuring six to nine people, the energy ministry and Russian media reports said....
2019-07-11, 14:52

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
2019-07-16, 06:52

In Afghanistan, the Endgame Demands a Difficult Balancing Act in a Region on Edge Rising tensions between India and Pakistan — not to mention the interests of China, Iran and Russia — are complicating American peace talks with the Taliban that are already filled with suspicion....
2019-08-09, 02:00

In Historic Shift, Vatican To Consider Married Priests For Amazon Region A Vatican document on Monday said the Church should consider ordaining older married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon, a historic shift which some say could pave the way for their use in......
2019-06-18, 03:52

Police regain control in Indonesia's Papua region after protests Indonesia's police chief said on Monday that authorities in the easternmost Papua region were regaining control after protesters set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building over the recent detention of scores of Papuan students....
2019-08-19, 10:00

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
2019-07-17, 15:52

Cameroon opposition leader released after abduction in Anglophone region The leader of one of Cameroon's main opposition parties was released by his captors on Saturday after being abducted by unidentified gunmen in the country's restive Anglophone region a day earlier, his party said....
2019-06-30, 02:01

'Fresh air, no delinquency': the Italian region paying people to move in Molise is offering €700 a month to newcomers who settle in underpopulated areasMolise, a sparsely populated region of southern Italy, is so off the radar that many Italians joke that “Molise non esiste” (Molise doesn’t exist).But proud locals have rebutted the slight with their own saying: “Molise e...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
2019-05-22, 08:39

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran......
2019-05-25, 15:00

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region Team for the first time in his career on Saturday. He is the first UK player to earn distinction o...
2019-05-26, 01:39

Ethiopia faces more conflict with ethnic group's push for region Ethiopia's destabilizing regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday....
2019-07-04, 20:00

Virtually every Apple business grew in every region this quarter—except the iPhone Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook. (credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Today, Apple reported its Q3 2019 earnings to investors. Overall revenue is up 1% over the same quarter last year, reaching $53.8 billion. Apple CEO Tim Cook framed the report to investors as "a blowout quarter" f...
2019-07-31, 18:13

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
2019-08-27, 03:52

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
2019-05-25, 11:00

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
2019-07-06, 20:26

Italian region offers $770 a month to people to move there – but there's a catch A region in southern Italy that has lost the most inhabitants in the country in the last five years is offering people approximately $770 a month for three years to move there, according to reports....
2019-09-11, 15:52

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by ‘The Troubles’ can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
2019-07-18, 04:26

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
2019-07-14, 10:52

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge sedan on the beach, buried up to its wheels in sa...
2019-07-13, 07:13

Strong aftershock jolts same California desert region day after major quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
2019-07-06, 00:00

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
2019-05-27, 19:39

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday quoted by the semi-official news agency Fars as saying....
2019-05-26, 10:26

Hezbollah says commanders ready, Israel orders more forces to border region Hezbollah said on Saturday its field commanders were ready to respond to an attack a week ago that the Lebanese group blamed on Israeli drones, after Israel's military ordered extra forces to deploy near the border....
2019-09-01, 11:13

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska Russia said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow's ability to park nuclear arms on the United States' doorstep....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Indonesia restores internet access in parts of restive Papua region Indonesia has partially lifted an internet blackout imposed following civil unrest in the country's easternmost region of Papua, but is yet to restore access in areas where the most violent protests erupted, a government statement said....
2019-09-05, 06:52

Navy's Spy Plane Tracking 7 Chinese Warships In Indian Ocean Region Seven Chinese Navy warships are operating in and around the Indian Ocean Region, including an over 27,000 tonnes amphibious vessel, which have been tracked closely by the Indian Navy using its......
2019-09-16, 11:52

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
2019-06-18, 19:52

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf region....
2019-06-08, 20:52

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
2019-08-21, 23:13

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
2019-07-06, 07:52

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadelphia [sic] (PHN) are now stopped due to overheard ...
2019-06-19, 21:26

UN terrorism chief heavily criticized for trip to China's Xinjiang region United Nations counter terrorism chief Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov has come under heavy criticism from the United States and human rights groups over his recent trip to China's repressive Xinjiang region....
2019-06-18, 09:39

‘Catastrophic’ Dorian now strongest hurricane to hit Bahamas region in modern records  BAHAMAS (NBC News) – Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a “catastrophic” Category 5 storm early Sunday as it closed in on the Bahamas, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 11 a.m. ET, Hurricane Dorian had been deemed the “strongest hurricane in modern record for the no...
2019-09-01, 19:52

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
2019-05-23, 10:26

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that it could lead to violence....
2019-07-17, 21:26

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 21:00

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday....
2019-07-18, 17:13

Hurricane Dorian: Several killed in Bahamas as storm continues to hammer region At least five people have been killed in the Bahamas in what officials have described as a "historic tragedy." The downgraded Category 4 hurricane has battered the region for over 30 hours, triggering massive flooding....
2019-09-03, 01:39

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says UAE to guarantee maritime freedom in the region: agency Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince said on Wednesday the United Arab Emirates is working with Arab countries to guarantee maritime freedom in the region, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Take a tour of Franco-Canadian relations with this look at region-specific Simpsons dubs Despite being a quintessentially American show, The Simpsons is syndicated across the world and its familiar voices dubbed over by actors speaking different languages. In English-speaking countries, the original cast is left as is: Anglo-Canadian Homer is Dan Castellaneta and British Lisa is Yeardle...
2019-08-07, 19:39

Kashmiri militant calls for Pakistan military intervention in disputed region A Kashmiri militant commander said on Sunday that Pakistan should send troops to protect the people of India-controlled Kashmir if the United Nations does not send peacekeepers, after New Delhi revoked its autonomy last month....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Pakistan calls for Trump mediation on Kashmir as region remains tense Tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have the potential to blow up into a regional crisis and it is the right time for U.S. President Donald Trump to mediate, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday....
2019-08-04, 16:52

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collaborating with leftwing guerrillas. The other was riddl...
2019-07-20, 14:52

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
2019-07-20, 10:39

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and UN Country Team, to condemn the assault as a “blatant violation of international humanitarian law”....
2019-06-27, 20:26

'Kashmiris will erupt': fear grips region as Indian crackdown bites Cities are empty as armed security forces outnumber local police and all communications remain blockedEid is just days away, and the central market in Srinagar, Lal Chowk, should be bustling with people. Every year crowds flock to its stalls to buy clothes, jewellery and sweets. Sheep and goats – tr...
2019-08-09, 06:26

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
2019-07-22, 07:26

CBOE SETS ALL-TIME MONTHLY RECORD; CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) Posts Second Straight Month of Record Volume CHICAGO, June 1, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that May 2010 average daily volume (ADV) of 6.6 million contracts was an all-time record for any month in the Exchange's history, surpassing the previous ADV record of 6.1 million contracts in September 2008. May also ...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say there are only one for every 10,000 Catholics....
2019-06-17, 17:52

Floods wreaking havoc on Great Lakes region fueled by climate crisis Depths of lakes that hold about 90% of US’s freshwater spiking to record levels, from 14in to nearly 3ft above long-term averagesThis summer, as rain relentlessly poured down on the Great Lakes region, Detroit declared a rare state of emergency. The swollen Detroit River had spilled into the low-lyi...
2019-09-03, 09:26

Amid Climate Change, Arctic Region Evolves Into Strategic, Economic Hotspot (TASIILAQ, Greenland) — From a helicopter, Greenland’s brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on forever. And the few people who live here — its whole population wouldn’t fill a football stadium — are poor, with a high rate of substance ab...
2019-08-26, 00:52

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the galactic origin of a one-off FRB—but its unexpected lo...
2019-06-27, 22:52

Europe heatwave breaks records in Germany, Czech Republic as region sizzles A scorching heatwave is baking western and central Europe, setting new temperature records for June in Germany and the Czech Republic as forecasters warn it will get hotter before the heat dissipates....
2019-06-27, 21:52

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
2019-07-05, 03:01

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on the UK to release the oil tanker seized last week and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the regional security”.Royal Marines seized ...
2019-07-12, 14:39

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
2019-06-14, 05:52

India revokes special status of Kashmir, putting tense region on edge The special provision that grants autonomous powers to Kashmir has long been an emotional issue. Pakistan condemned India’s decision, saying it violated a United Nations resolution....
2019-08-05, 15:13

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Indonesia Sends Police to Restive Region After Racial Slurs Ignite Protests Demonstrations erupted in distant Indonesian Papua after a video circulated showing Papuan students on Java being insulted as the police surrounded their dormitory....
2019-08-22, 22:00

Thousands flee disputed Kashmir region after alert; India says it killed militants Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers began leaving the disputed region of Kashmir after a local government alert over possible militant attacks, and India said it killed at least five militants who were trying to attack its forces....
2019-08-03, 23:26

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
2019-05-24, 01:39

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row between Seoul and Tokyo to the cost of U.S. troops stationed in South Korea....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Neuroscientists identify brain region linked to altered social interactions in autism model Although psychiatric disorders can be linked to particular genes, the brain regions and mechanisms underlying particular disorders are not well-understood. Mutations or deletions of the SHANK3 gene are strongly associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a related rare disorder called Phelan-...
2019-07-31, 21:52

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

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-07-05, 16:13

UN health experts warn ‘dramatic resurgence’ of measles continues to threaten the European region Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of countries having achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined, the European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination (RVC) warned on Thursday. ...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Exclusive: America’s drug czar tours region where surge of cocaine and meth arrive into US America's drug czar, touring a border area beset by increased shipments of illegal drugs, told Fox News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that officials there were stretched so thin they "have no ability to really focus in on the core mission."...
2019-07-10, 21:39

Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead. The post Ethiopia’s prime minister says his government has foiled a coup attempt in a region outside the capital, some dead appeared first on L...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Italy's Friuli-Venezia Giulia region offers foodies endless possibilities Check out this under-the-radar region of Italy bordering Austria and Slovenia, where the wine, food and scenery are all top-notch.       ...
2019-07-24, 19:52

India forces arrest 500 in Kashmir as Pakistan suspends key train service to disputed region Indian security forces have arrested at least 500 people in Kashmir since the Hindu nationalist government instituted a blackout and lockdown in the disputed region....
2019-08-09, 00:13

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a response....
2019-08-20, 14:00

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurricane-struck region of Bahamas, as death toll rises With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the World Food Programme (WFP) is arranging for eight tons of ready-to-eat meals to be provided – part of a $5.4 million overall funding package....
2019-09-05, 23:00

Levi Strauss sinks after missing profit estimates, blames the cost of its recent IPO (LEVI) Shutterstock/Vastram Levi Strauss & Co. reported second quarter earnings Tuesday that missed profit expectations but beat on revenue. Shares of the retailer slid more than 6% in aftermarket trading on the news. The company said the cost of its March IPO ate away at its bottom line. Watch Levi's t...
2019-07-10, 03:13

India parliament votes to change Kashmir's status, give Delhi more control over contested region India's parliament has voted to reorganize and reclassify the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a far-reaching and highly contentious move that will give the government in New Delhi greater authority over the disputed Muslim-majority region....
2019-08-06, 18:13

Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest developments in the Middle East, state news agency SPA reported....
2019-09-08, 00:26

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table....
2019-06-27, 20:52

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
2019-07-10, 20:00

Get $27,000 to move to Italy: That's this region's plan to attract newcomers Molise, a region in Italy where towns are afflicted with underpopulation, will launch a program that will pay newcomers a monthly stipend for three years.       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
2019-07-23, 13:39

London housing shortage: home building is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region The number of houses being built is rising at a slower rate in London than any other region despite the capital having the most acute homes shortage, according to analysis today....
2019-08-21, 17:52

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

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

‘Pokemon Go’ will add Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region later today Nearly a year after bringing Generation 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region to Pokemon Go, Niantic is expanding the game’s PokeDex once again this week with the addition of creatures from Unova. These were the Pokemon featured in Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version for t...
2019-09-16, 22:26

An MLB record that was just set might never be broken A major league record was set over the weekend and is unlikely to be broken — without a reversal of rules that won’t go into effect until next season. With players such as Jed Lowrie returning from injury and Toronto’s Anthony Kay making his major league debut, the total number of players used...
2019-09-09, 22:52

USA keep up perfect record with 2-0 win over Sweden "USA sealed top spot in Group F of the Women\u0027s World Cup courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Sweden, which avenges their 2018 Olympics loss to the Scandinavian side."...
2019-06-21, 03:52

Of course MLB sets the home run record Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the rec...
2019-09-12, 07:13

MLB batters set record for month with 1,135 HR in May Major league batters set a record in May for most home runs in any month with 1,135, topping the 1,119 in August 2017        ...
2019-06-01, 22:52

Twins came from out of nowhere to set home run record It's no surprise that someone set a home run record this year; what's remarkable is that the Minnesota Twins are the team that did it       ...
2019-09-03, 07:13

Use Your Calendar to Record What Actually Happened I spent four years working as an executive assistant, and one of my responsibilities was to make sure my boss’s calendar was 100 percent accurate. This meant ensuring that new meetings, deadlines, and tasks were added to the calendar as they were scheduled. It also meant ensuring that any meetings o...
2019-06-28, 21:39

Another record bites the dust TUCSON – For the second time this summer, the City of Tucson reached 110 degrees on Wednesday. This ties for the hottest temp seen all summer long. It also breaks the daily record of 108 degrees set back in 1930. Still time to reach 111? Let’s hope not. #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/ayn...
2019-08-22, 10:13

Homer-happy: MLB-record 1,135 HRs hit in May Forty more home runs were slugged Friday, the last day of the month, bringing the final tally for May to 1,135 home runs, easily breaking the major league record that was set in August 2017....
2019-06-01, 10:39

Astros hit record 6 HRs in 2 innings, def. A's 15-0 Zack Greinke struck out five in six strong innings, Robinson Chirinos and Yordan Alvarez each homered twice as Houston hit a major league-record six home runs in the first two innings, and the high-scoring Astros routed the Oakland Athletics 15-0....
2019-09-10, 06:52

Challenging the record books! TUCSON – We’re challenging the records today and tomorrow but the heat won’t last too long!  Today: Near record warmth and mostly sunny. High: 110° (110° in 1915) Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: Another scorcher! Highs near record! High: 109° (108° 1930) High t...
2019-08-20, 22:52

Lil Nas X sets new Billboard record for most weeks at No.1 It’s one sweet day for Lil Nas X: the breakthrough rapper’s viral “Old Town Road” has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey’s “One Sweet Day” for most weeks at No.1...
2019-07-31, 18:39

VIX Options Set New Daily Volume Record CHICAGO – September 25, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) said today that trading volume in options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) reached a new all-time high on Monday, September 25....
2019-05-21, 16:39

Volkswagen ID R gains new look for Chinese record bid Volkswagen ID R 671bhp Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record-breaker will tackle 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road Volkswagen has unveiled a new look for its record-breaking ID R electric motorsport car for its assault on the 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China later this year. The 671bhp ID...
2019-08-09, 17:26

MARCH IS SECOND BUSIEST MONTH ON RECORD AT CFE CHICAGO, April 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that March 2010 was the second busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 217,429 contracts changed hands. For the month, trading volume was up 333 percent when compared to 50,271 contracts in March 2009 and...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Guinness Record for place with longest name At 85 letters, this hill named in honor of native warrior Tamatea has the longest place name in the world, according to Guinness World Records.       ...
2019-07-24, 14:26

Drenched U.S. documented second-wettest May on record While the continental United States recorded its wettest 12-month period in recorded history this year, historic flooding and record-shattering rainfall amounts landed May 2019 as the second-wettest month in the U.S....
2019-06-08, 20:52

Holzhauer's run on Jeopardy! ends shy of record In 33 games, Holzhauer won $2,464,216. He was poised to take over the top spot in the show's all-time, regular-play winnings list with one more big win, but he'll settle for second, $56,484 behind Ken Jennings, who won $2,520,700 in 2004....
2019-06-04, 02:01

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
2019-06-27, 23:13

FCA open to tie-up, but record Q2 results show it's OK alone With its Ram trucks flourishing and its Jeep brand continuing to excite enthusiasts with offerings such as the new Gladiator pickup, FCA turned in record North American profit in the second-quarter that shows it has plenty to bring to a potential merger....
2019-08-05, 06:13

July – Hottest month on record TUCSON – The month of July was the hottest month on record across the Globe according to The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Programme. It was a record breaking month not only across the world but here in Tucson as well. The hottest month ever recorded in Tucson was July 2005 ...
2019-08-08, 17:00

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
2019-06-12, 07:00

Tesla is serious about a possible record quarter, not so serious about a submarine car Tesla Inc has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level", Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, soothing concerns about weak demand for the electric car maker's sedans....
2019-06-12, 03:52

Record Yourself Reading Your Kid's Favorite Books The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) Donaldson writes that she used to rec...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Rich get richer, everyone else not so much in record U.S. expansion Last month Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour sold his guitar collection for $21.5 million, including one piece - his famed "Black Strat" Fender Stratocaster - that went for nearly $4 million to the owner of the U.S. National Football League's Indianapolis Colts....
2019-07-02, 12:39

American patriotism is at a record low: poll Americans are about to celebrate Independence Day — but their extreme pride in the country is at an 18-year low, according to a new Gallup poll. Only 45 percent of US adults identified as being “extremely proud” to be Americans, though 70 percent said they were proud, according to the poll. The R...
2019-07-02, 22:39

NBA has record 54 players at 2019 World Cup A record 54 players from the National Basketball Association (NBA) are on the squads of national teams at this month's FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, up from 45 in the 2014 edition....
2019-09-03, 03:13

U.S. Oil, Gas Hit Record Production Levels in 2018 The shale revolution powered U.S. oil and gas production in 2018 to the largest annual increases ever recorded by any country, according to energy giant BP....
2019-06-11, 18:13

Tesla Serious About a Record Quarter, Not Serious About a Submarine Car Tesla has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level", Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday....
2019-06-12, 19:39

What We Know About Joe Biden’s Record on School Busing During the Democratic debate Thursday night, Senator Kamala Harris recalled Mr. Biden’s opposition to school busing in the 1970s. Here’s a look at the history....
2019-06-29, 01:39

How to Record Your Phone Screen for Free You don’t need a pricey app or fancy hardware. In the video above, I explain how to record high quality footage of your phone screen for free....
2019-08-21, 03:39

Record high in jeopardy today! TUCSON – We tied the record yesterday with high of 107° and we’ll get close to the record, once again, today! Today: Another scorcher with temperatures near record (10%). High: 109° Record: 110° in 2015 Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 77° Tomorrow: Sunny and hot! High: 106° Exces...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Record for the most expensive domain name smashed Having the perfect domain name for your business can make all the difference and a company called Block.one has paid the highest amount ever recorded for the domain Voice.com.The previous record holder for the most expensive domain was the purchase of Sex.com for $13m but now Block.one has trumped t...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Red Sox prospect K's minors-record 12 straight Red Sox prospect Yusniel Padron-Artiles struck out 14 batters -- including a record 12 straight -- on Thursday night in Class A Lowell's win over Batavia....
2019-09-07, 00:52

Stocks hit record again. Is Trump the reason? The market is at all-time highs and many say Trump is the reason. But stocks were rallying when investors thought Hillary Clinton would win. Janet Yellen and the Fed may deserve more of the credit for the market's move....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Temperatures near record today and tomorrow! TUCSON – Temperatures could be record-breaking this afternoon! Excessive Heat Warning in effect. LIMIT TIME OUTSIDE! Today: Record-breaking heat possible, limit time outdoors. High: 107° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tomorrow: Another scorcher with temperatures near record once aga...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Record-Long U.S. Economic Expansion The U.S. economic expansion is now the longest on record, with inflation remaining subdued. With the Fed poised to cut rates, will the bull run rage on?...
2019-07-11, 13:52

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Record low unemployment no insurance against a recession With recession fears starting to haunt the 2020 election, the Trump administration is pointing to factors like the nation’s historically low unemployment rate to calm nerves. The problem with that argument, economists say, is that unemployment is a lagging indicator of a recession. It doesn’t mean o...
2019-08-23, 17:00

Watch: 574 eat breakfast in bed for Guinness record A total 574 people climbed into beds and dined on morning cuisine in South Africa to break the Guinness World Record for most people eating breakfast in bed....
2019-05-23, 17:39

Rhett looks to get more relatable with love on new record Thomas Rhett is known for writing what he admits are gushy love songs about his wife, Lauren. But he’s looking to show more depth with his latest album, “Center Point Road.”...
2019-05-31, 22:00

Yankees set MLB record with 30 HRs at Camden Yards The New York Yankees have blasted their way into the major league record book with another show of power at Camden Yards       ...
2019-08-06, 05:39

Record-tying heat yesterday! TUCSON – On Wednesday afternoon, temperatures soared into the triple digits nearly all across Southern Arizona. At the Tucson International Airport, the high temperatures hit 109° tying it with the record high on Wednesday. This temperature has been reached in the past but not often. The recor...
2019-07-12, 00:13

Formula One could have a record 22 races next year Formula One could expand to a record 22 races next year, with 24 on the horizon for 2021, under discussions between teams and commercial rights holders Liberty Media....
2019-08-02, 20:52

Maguire completes record $97M move to Man Utd Harry Maguire has become the most expensive defender in football for nearly $100 million from Leicester City to Manchester United, eclipsing the price paid by Liverpool for Virgil van Dijk....
2019-08-06, 00:00

How to move on from a prison record when you’re looking for work Spend 20 minutes with 36-year-old Ashish Prashar and you’ll find it hard to believe that he was ever incarcerated. The Upper West Side executive’s resume includes not only his current job as global head of communications at Publicis Sapient, a 20,000­-employee technology firm, but also stints as pre...
2019-08-26, 06:26

Freshman QB Slovis has record debut in USC win USC quarterback Kedon Slovis set a school record for yards passing by a freshman in his first start, putting up 377 yards with three touchdowns to rally the Trojans to a 45-20 win over No. 23 Stanford....
2019-09-08, 11:39

U.S. fed funds futures hit record volume at 1.29 mln - CME U.S. federal funds futures reached record one-day volume, totaling 1.29 million contracts, on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it was prepared to lower interest rates later this year, exchange operator CME Group said on Thursday....
2019-06-20, 18:52

Record Temperatures Put Europe to the Test Record temperatures are testing whether Europe is prepared to face summer heat closer to that in the Mojave Desert than the Continent’s traditionally temperate climate....
2019-07-03, 02:52

Volkswagen I.D. R: a year of electric record-breaking News 8 Jul, 2019 Volkswagen’s all-electric hypercar has claimed three motoring titles, the most recent being the outright Goodwood hill climb record...
2019-07-08, 19:13

Rays fan club-record 24, walk 0 in 13-inning win Mike Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning drove in Eric Sogard to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday....
2019-08-18, 07:26

VW ID R to target outright Goodwood hillclimb record Upgraded racer brings changes made for its demolition of the electric Nordschleife record as it aims for Heidfeld's long-standing 41.6 Volkswagen has brought its ID R electric race car to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with an aim of breaking the outright hillclimb record. Fresh from its victory a...
2019-07-05, 13:13

MLB reports record merchandise sales in London Not only were the runs coming in bunches this past weekend at London in a two-game series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, so were the merchandise sales....
2019-07-04, 03:13

Chestnut crowned July 4 hot-dog champ again but can't top his own record This year's Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest proved a mild disappointment to Joey Chestnut, the Fourth of July event's perennial champ, even though he handily won the annual display of gastronomical excess for the 12th time this year....
2019-07-05, 01:39

May budget deficit hits record $207.8 billion WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government’s budget deficit in May rose to a record $207.8 billion, 41.5% higher than a year ago. Most of that increase reflected the impact of calendar quirks that shifted $55 billion in June benefit payments into May. The Treasury Department says the increase in...
2019-06-12, 20:52

As U.S. expansion notches record, recovery may have only just begun A now record-setting run of U.S. economic growth enters its 121st month on Monday, sustained by a decade of low interest rates and massive Federal Reserve intervention that helped put 22 million people back to work....
2019-07-01, 12:26

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
2019-06-07, 18:13

The US economy is about to break a record. These 11 charts show why The United States is nearing its longest economic expansion on record, but the recovery was gradual and uneven for many Americans. Here's how far it has come since the Great Recession ended in 2009....
2019-06-07, 21:26

Why the wealth gap has widened despite record economic growth WASHINGTON — As it enters its 11th year, America’s economic expansion is now the longest on record — a streak that has shrunk unemployment, swelled household wealth, revived the housing market and helped fuel an explosive rise in the stock market. Yet even after a full decade of uninterrupted econom...
2019-07-01, 23:26

Thomas shoots course-record 61 for six-shot lead at BMW Justin Thomas enjoyed "one of those freaky days in the zone" as he carded a course-record 11-under-par 61 to vault to a six-stroke lead in the third round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Saturday....
2019-08-18, 03:00

| Hamilton shows pace, spirit to go top with record lap Lewis Hamilton proved he retains his pace and the intensity required for a title scrap when he topped the times in the final practice for the Hungarian GP....
2019-08-03, 15:26

Anchorage breaks 50-year heat record Alaska’s largest city is reeling from a record-breaking heatwave that canceled Fourth of July fireworks and has sent residents on a quest for fans and ice....
2019-07-06, 23:26

U.S. Wins Record Fourth World Cup Title Live coverage and analysis of the Women’s World Cup final. The United States is chasing its record fourth title. The Netherlands is trying to win its first....
2019-07-07, 23:52

German Bond Yields Hit Record Low After ECB Nomination German 10-year government bond yields slid to a record low on expectations that the European Central Bank’s likely new president, Christine Lagarde, will pursue more easy-money policies....
2019-07-03, 11:26

Tesla shares jump 7% on record car deliveries Tesla set a record for quarterly vehicle deliveries in a triumphant response to months of questions about demand for its luxury electric cars.Read More...
2019-07-03, 12:00

Tesla delivered a record 95,000 cars this spring Tesla didn't have the greatest start to 2019, but it's looking rosier toward the middle of the year. The company set records for both production and deliveries in the second quarter, having made 87,048 electric cars and delivered 95,200 of them duri......
2019-07-03, 00:13

Sanguine Nadal says he is not obsessed about Federer's record Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open title on Sunday but says matching Roger Federer's haul of 20 Grand Slams will not become an obsession....
2019-06-10, 01:39

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

U.S. mortgage debt tops 2008 record Mortgage debt in the United States has surpassed its peak in 2008 just before the financial crisis, wiping out the fall from the Great Recession, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
2019-08-14, 23:00

MLB roundup: Twins set road home run record Jake Cave hit two home runs, and C.J. Cron homered, doubled and drove in three runs as the visiting Minnesota Twins jumped out to a 9-0 lead and then cruised to a 10-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon....
2019-08-30, 14:26

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
2019-06-11, 16:26

VW ID R beats Goodwood hillclimb record - with video Upgraded racer arrives fresh from setting electric Nordschleife record, beating Nick Heidfeld's 1999 time by 0.5 seconds Volkswagen has broken the outright hillclimb record at Goodwood Festival of Speed with the 671bhp ID R electric racer.  Fresh from its record breaking efforts at the Nurburgring,...
2019-07-06, 20:13

Dodgers set MLB home run record over five-game span It's been that kind of week for the Dodgers. After another four home run output, the Dodgers set a MLB record with 22 homers over a five-game stretch.       ...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Dell Reports Record Revenue in PC Division Dell swung to a quarterly profit bolstered by a large tax benefit and record revenue at the division selling everything from laptops to computer workstations....
2019-08-30, 06:00

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates....
2019-07-09, 02:13

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. Even this record tally is on the conservative side as the crisis in Venezuela is underreported....
2019-06-19, 08:26

Bitcoin surpasses $9,000, setting another yearly record Yet again, Bitcoin’s price is on the up, surpassing the $9,000 threshold for the first time this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the last time the market leading cryptocurrency stood at more than $9,000 was 13 months ago, in early May 2018. This isn’t the first time Bitcoin has set a new yearly pr...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Global Stocks Tread Water After S&P Record European shares and U.S. stock futures fell slightly as geopolitical risks prompted a return to safer assets for some investors following a run of gains this week....
2019-06-21, 13:39

O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season....
2019-08-23, 06:26

'Hurricane' Hawkins, 103, breaks running record in US A 103-year-old has become the oldest woman to compete on an American race track after finishing 50 and 100-metre dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico....
2019-06-21, 19:52

CarMax record Q1 illustrates used-car market strength CarMax retailed 224,268 used vehicles, a 13 percent spike, during its first quarter. Same-store used-vehicle sales rose 9.5 percent compared with a dip of 2.3 percent in the year-ago period....
2019-06-21, 20:26

Man arrested in Thursday’s manhunt has criminal record TUCSON – Court documents obtained Friday revealed the man arrested in Thursday’s day-long manhunt has an extensive criminal record. The search began for 25-year-old Kyle Montgomery Thursday morning after he reportedly pointed a rifle at a Marana police officer and rammed his car into a p...
2019-07-12, 19:52

Watch Volkswagen's ID.R set an electric record at Nürburgring Earlier this month, after lots of planning and testing, Volkswagen's electric ID.R racer set a record for "the fastest lap ever driven in an emission-free racing car" at the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. An in-car video proving the record was......
2019-06-22, 14:13

The Killers 'set Glastonbury record for loudest ever show' The Killers, who headlined this year's Glastonbury Festival, have reportedly set a site record after performing the loudest set ever heard at Worthy Farm....
2019-07-10, 21:39

MLB sets record for most home runs in a month MLB players hit a total of 1,135 home runs in the month of May, a new record for homers in a calendar month.        ...
2019-06-01, 16:52

The Latest: ACC has big night with record 6 lottery picks NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday’s NBA draft (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The Atlantic Coast Conference is already having a big night in the NBA draft, even though it’s only halfway through the first round. The league had a record six players go in the lottery section of the first ...
2019-06-21, 03:26

Rate-cut euphoria elevates S&P 500 to record high The S&P 500 index touched a record high on Thursday, driven Wall Street's expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates as soon as next month to keep the U.S.-China trade war from stalling economic growth....
2019-06-20, 21:39

The stock market is inches away from a new record and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Why the NFL’s field goal record is waiting to be smashed There's a Wired video accompaniment if curious. A northeasterly breeze blows across the football fieldat the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. To me the wind provides some glorious relief: It's the middle of the day in the middle of July, and a heat wave has just descended on the region. But to ...
2019-08-25, 16:00

Best turntables 2019: the best record players for any budget Best Turntables Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best turntables (also known as record players) you can buy in 2019. Whether you've got lots of old records collecting dust in the attic, or you're a keen member of the vinyl revival movement, turntables can be a...
2019-06-19, 14:26

Eoin Morgan Speaks About Six Hitting Record Eoin Morgan's knock was made more remarkable by the fact that he struggled with back spasms during the last game against the West Indies and had to face a late fitness test in order to play against......
2019-06-19, 15:52

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
2019-07-12, 23:01

Marquez storms to pole with lap record at Silverstone "Honda\u0027s MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez smashed the lap record to clinch pole position in qualifying for the British Grand Prix on Saturday."...
2019-08-24, 19:39

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 22:13

S&P 500 hits record intraday high on dovish Fed The S&P 500 hit a record intraday high soon after the market opened on Thursday as investors took comfort from signs that the Federal Reserve could cut interest rates as soon as next month to counter growing risks to global and domestic growth....
2019-06-20, 16:26

A Record Expansion's Surprise Winners: The Low-Skilled As the economic expansion reaches a record age and unemployment remains near generation lows, the fortunes of low-wage workers have turned up markedly....
2019-07-10, 15:39

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday night....
2019-06-17, 00:00

Rose opens with 65 to tie Pebble record at US Open Justin Rose played alongside Tiger Woods, and then joins him in the U.S. Open record book at Pebble Beach        ...
2019-06-14, 06:26

At Nearly 115 Degrees, France Experiences Its Hottest Day on Record Temperatures hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.62 Fahrenheit) on Friday in southern France. The heat on the continent is expected to ease in coming days....
2019-06-28, 19:52

Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-28, 22:13

France Just Obliterated Its All-Time Heat Record France has never been hotter. The intense dome of high pressure sitting over Europe has shattered heat records across the continent. At least five countries set June heat records on Thursday and on Friday, France smashed its all-time temperature record at at least a dozen weather stations.Read more....
2019-06-28, 23:26

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
2019-06-14, 00:52

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
2019-07-09, 05:00

Gold Prices Hit New Record High: 10 Things To Know Gold prices on Tuesday touched a new record high of Rs 38,770 per 10 grams in Delhi, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. Gold prices jumped by Rs 200 despite weak trend overseas as the......
2019-08-20, 22:00

Motorcycle rider sets headstand record at 76 mph And he wasn’t even looking where he was going. Stunt rider Marco George set the unofficial world record for fastest headstand on a motorcycle on Saturday when he hit 76 mph on an airstrip in England. The 30-year-old more than doubled the existing mark and surprised himself with the speed. “I d...
2019-08-20, 15:26

BTS breaks music sales record in Japan K-pop idols BTS set a new sales record in Japan for foreign artists, topping Oricon's weekly chart on Tuesday with their single "Lights/Boy with Luv."...
2019-07-09, 09:39

Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
2019-08-21, 15:52

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

U.K. Regulator on Why It Is Pursuing Record Fines Against BA, Marriott Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said her office considered cybersecurity gaps, among other factors, in proposing that Marriott and British Airways’ parent company pay the biggest fines to date under Europe’s data-privacy laws....
2019-07-10, 12:52

Capuchin monkeys have a 3,000-year archaeological record Enlarge (credit: By Tiago Falótico - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60386655) The archaeological record of human tools use dates back about 2.5 million years, and archaeologists use changes in stone tool technology to trace changes in human evolution, cultu...
2019-06-27, 18:39

29 years ago today: Tucson’s hottest day on record Do you remember when it reached 117 degrees in Tucson? On June 26, 1990, Tucson’s daytime high peaked at 117 degrees, the hottest day on record at the Tucson International Airport. We came close to that record in 2017 when it hit 116 degrees in 2017. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Fighting for equality one world record at a time Having played the highest football match in history and broken the record for playing at the lowest point on earth, a group of footballers are now focusing on another world record -- for the largest number of players to ever play in a single game....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Mercedes matching old F1 record ‘no priority’ for Hamilton SPIELBERG, Austria (AP) — Lewis Hamilton could help Mercedes match a 31-year Formula One record at the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. But don’t think it’s high on his priority list this weekend, the British five-time champion said Thursday. Hamilton and fellow Mercedes driver Valtteri Bo...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Raphael Saadiq Finally Put His Past on the Record From his days with the ’90s R&B band Tony! Toni! Toné! through his work for Solange and Mary J. Blige, he’s hesitated to bring his personal history into his music. That’s changing now....
2019-08-21, 21:13

Hamilton takes record sixth British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton hailed his home fans after celebrating a record sixth British Grand Prix win on Sunday and stretching his lead over luckless Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to 39 points....
2019-07-15, 00:39

| Rassie's win record blossoming at good time Almost undetected, Rassie Erasmus is sneaking up the ladder for win percentages by Springbok coaches and with more gains likely soon, writes Rob Houwing....
2019-08-21, 16:13

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all the metadata, and make sure the record plays smoot...
2019-06-13, 00:13

Michigan State's Dantonio one win away from record Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio reflects on those who have put him in a position to become the school’s all-time winningest coach. (Sept. 10)        ...
2019-09-11, 05:39

Volkswagen ID R establishes record on Chinese hillclimb Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record breaker showcases forthcoming ID electric car range in China The record-breaking 671bhp Volkswagen ID R electric prototype has set the first official record of 7mins 38.585secs on the Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China – with the firm challenging...
2019-09-02, 13:52

Meet tennis' record unluckiest loser He had an excellent career but Julien Benneteau retired this year having lost a record 10 tennis finals. Still there is, according to the Frenchman, no 'emptiness.'...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Snap Posts Record User Growth Snap reported its strongest user growth as a public company and accelerating revenue, signs that long-awaited Snapchat app improvements and a leadership overhaul are translating into gains for the business....
2019-07-23, 23:39

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes and the ballooning budget deficit....
2019-06-04, 01:26

Record 8,000 mm Rain In Maharashtra's Mahabaleshwar This Monsoon The most popular hill station in western India, Mahabaleshwar, which earned the distinction of being the wettest place on Earth this monsoon, added another record to its credit on Wednesday, said a......
2019-09-11, 15:00

Japan’s new trade chief has record of misogyny Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed an anti-Seoul politician known for his misogynistic views as trade minister during a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday....
2019-09-12, 01:52

The Volkswagen ID. R Absolutely Crushed the Nürburgring's EV Record After months of hype, the Volkswagen ID. R—the automaker’s ultra-fast EV purpose-built for crushing every record known to man—has done it. It has conquered the Nürburgring. And when I say “conquered,” I mean friggin’ conquered....
2019-06-03, 19:00

Opinion: What does Volkswagen's new Nurburging record prove? The ID R has just become one of the most important cars on the planet after tearing around the Nordschleife in just over six minutes How do you follow up setting an outright record on the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, one of the world’s oldest and toughest motorsport challenges, with an elect...
2019-06-03, 18:26

May retail sales hit by 'biggest slump on record' Sales in the UK high street during May took their biggest slump in 24 years amid political and economic uncertainty, according to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium....
2019-06-04, 04:13

Volkswagen I.D. R breaks Nurburgring electric record by over 40s Volkswagen has set a new lap record for electric vehicles at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas setting a time of 6m05.336-seconds in the adapted I.D. R prototype on Monday...
2019-06-04, 04:39

Gold but no new record for Peaty, Sjostrom beaten Three of the most dominant swimmers in the world took center stage at the world championships on Monday but only Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu maintained their aura of invincibility while Sarah Sjostrom's reign in the 100m butterfly came to an end....
2019-07-22, 19:39

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
2019-05-24, 20:00

| Comrades: Break the record, take home R1m ... minimum! If the winner in either the men’s or women’s races in this year’s Comrades Marathon breaks the 'Up-run' record, he or she will take home a minimum of R1m in prize money....
2019-05-24, 20:00

Lil Nas X ties Billboard record set by Mariah, ‘Despacito’ Lil Nas X has taken his horse to the old town road and ridden it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 weeks, tying a record set by Mariah Carey and Luis Fonsi...
2019-07-22, 19:52

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.25% MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1.25% in the first rate change in almost three years. The change Tuesday was widely expected after Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe s...
2019-06-04, 08:13

MSU hit with record $4.5M fine over Nassar sex abuse cover-up Michigan State University was slapped with a record $4.5 million US Department of Education fine for keeping sexual predator Larry Nassar on the payroll while he was abusing gymnasts under his care. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the penalty Thursday, calling it the largest fine ever unde...
2019-09-06, 01:00

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 breaks own Nurburgring lap record Hardcore super saloon bows out of production by reinforcing its four-door top spot at the Nordschleife The hardcore Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has broken its own Nürburgring lap record for a four-door production car by 2.9 seconds, lapping the circuit in 7min 18.361sec.  The new time was set by Projec...
2019-07-24, 02:13

Bugatti Chiron goes 304mph to set hypercar record Andy Wallace sets speed record in “near production-spec” Chiron at German test track Bugatti’s decision to introduce the Chiron with a 261mph speed limiter left the question of what it was truly capable of. Now the company has revealed the spectacular answer, with a slightly modified car smashing b...
2019-09-02, 13:52

Volkswagen ID R smashes electric Nurburgring record Volkswagen's ID R is the new electric lap record holder at the Nordschleife 671bhp EV laps Nordschleife in 6min 05.336secs, adding record to outright Pikes Peak hill mark The 671bph Volkswagen ID R has smashed the electric lap record at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, with Romain Dumas lapping the ...
2019-06-03, 15:52

O's' Villar hits MLB's record-setting 6,106th HR Baltimore's Jonathan Villar hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday night, the 6,106th homer of the season, setting a new MLB single-season record....
2019-09-12, 04:39

My Paris record could be broken, says 'just normal' Nadal Rafael Nadal stands three victories away from winning a jaw-dropping 12th French Open title after reaching the quarter-finals on Sunday but says his haul could one day be beaten....
2019-06-02, 21:52

Dodgers break NL record for homers in a season The Los Angeles Dodgers broke the National League record for home runs in a season thanks to Joc Pederson's pair of homers against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night....
2019-09-05, 09:13

Record flooding causes Arkansas levee breach A levee along the Arkansas River has breached, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas. Emergency officials have recommended that about 160 homes be evacuated. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31, 23:00

VIX Futures Single-Day Volume Record Set on Thursday CHICAGO, IL, September 14, 2012 - CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) today announced that trading in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (the VIX Index) set a new volume record yesterday, while open interest reached consecutive all-time highs this week....
2019-05-21, 22:52

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

Gary Sanchez has just broken his own Yankees record Yogi Berra and Bill Dickey reside in the Hall of Fame. Thurman Munson and Elston Howard collected MVP awards. Jorge Posada earned five All-Star Game invitations. Gary Sanchez has never played more than 122 games in a season. Yet he has traveled — twice — where so many legendary Yankees catchers have...
2019-09-04, 09:26

Vix Futures Set New Single-Day Volume Record Today CHICAGO, IL - December 31, 2012 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures set a new single-day volume record of 212,800 contracts (estimated) today. The new daily record eclipsed the previous single-day record of 190,081 cont...
2019-05-21, 22:52

VIX Futures Bust Through Old Daily Volume Record CHICAGO, IL - April 15, 2013 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures established an all-time single-day volume record of an estimated 449,955 contracts. Monday's record eclipsed the 302,278-contract record set on February 25, 2013. I...
2019-05-21, 22:26

UK: 'Record heroin seizure' on container ship Millions of euros worth of heroin has been seized in the UK by border police. The shipment, weighing 1.3 tons, was heading for the Belgian city of Antwerp....
2019-09-04, 12:39

Pederson's 2 HRs give Dodgers NL record in 7-3 win over Rox Joc Pederson hit a leadoff homer and a two-run shot as the Los Angeles Dodgers set a National League record with their 250th long ball this season in beating the Colorado Rockies 7-3 to complete a three-game sweep       ...
2019-09-05, 10:26

Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Closing Highs Domestic stock markets extending their gains to a second consecutive session to end at record closing highs on Monday. The S&P BSE Sensex rose 248.57 points - or 0.63 per cent - to end at 39,683.29,......
2019-05-27, 23:26

S&P 500 climbs toward record high, earnings in focus The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon later this week....
2019-07-22, 23:26

Mel B Sets the Record Straight on Rumors She Went Blind: "I Was Not OK" Mel B is setting the record straight on rumors about her eye. Over the weekend, reports started spreading that the Spice Girls star had been hospitalized after losing her vision. While......
2019-05-21, 20:52

Why the Dow has rebounded from turmoil in August and is nearing a new record Stocks were set to close hire Friday for the eighth straight day and third week. The market has rebounded from August plunge and nears a record high       ...
2019-09-14, 05:39

Black unemployment rate hits record low The unemployment rate among black Americans hit a record low in August, closing in on the gap in unemployment rates between white and black Americans....
2019-09-07, 05:26

How to record vocals for music and spoken word Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There are different schools of thought when it comes to getting your vocals perfect for any project. The easiest way, surely, is building a million-dollar studio ...
2019-07-23, 03:39

Padres hit team-record 7 HRs, rout Jays 19-4, win 5th in row Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 for their fifth straight win        ...
2019-05-26, 01:39

Women's World Cup TV Viewership Is on a Record Pace The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe....
2019-06-23, 04:52

ROKU Hits New Record! When Did You Get on This "Runaway Train"? With Roku, Inc. shares soaring 370% in 2019 to become the world's #1 TV streaming service, one analyst dubbed the company a "runaway train" on August 8. Here's what helped our Trader's Classroom subscribers get on this "train" back in May....
2019-09-04, 17:00

Former champion Duval chalks up near-record 14 on one hole Former champion David Duval came within one shot of matching the highest single-hole score at a British Open when he ran up 14 strokes at the par-five seventh during the opening round at Royal Portrush on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 23:13

Volkswagen's Record-Breaking EVs May Help Us Forget Dieselgate After the success of its all-electric I.D R racer, Volkswagen plans to spend $50 billion on EVs in hopes of erasing the memory of Dieselgate. Dan Neil follows the redemption tour....
2019-06-06, 23:52

UES townhouse sells for record $80 million: report A former hedge-fund manager reportedly unloaded his Upper East Side home for close to $80 million — the most expensive price ever paid for a residential town house in the city. Philip Falcone sold the double-wide townhouse on East 67th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues, which he bought for $4...
2019-06-05, 10:52

Last month was hottest June on record, NOAA says After a month of blistering heat waves across Europe, relentless rising temperatures in India and sweltering temperatures in Alaska, last month was the hottest June on record, a new report by the NOAA....
2019-07-19, 22:00

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

Lil Nas X's Old Town Road sets new record for most weeks at No 1 in the US Rapper’s breakthrough hit smashes Billboard record set by Mariah Carey’s One Sweet Day’ more than 20 years agoLil Nas X has broken Mariah Carey’s 23-year-old record for most weeks at No 1 with his viral country-trap song Old Town Road.The breakthrough rapper smashed the record this week when the tra...
2019-07-31, 19:52

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached back in 1998. Too hot! Tucson reaches the hottest temperature of year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/M11MJoVYe1 — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) July 16...
2019-07-17, 10:52

Sandcastle in Germany sets new world record An international team of artists succeeded in building a sandcastle that is almost a meter higher than the previous record holder. The triumph came two years after a similar attempt to break the record ended in tragedy....
2019-06-06, 14:39

Lower May temperatures, rise in record books TUCSON – We can’t make this stuff up; more snow fell on Mt Lemmon this morning, making it the second time this week (yes, this is the end of May). This time, up to 2 inches of snow fell on the mountain top. 6AM this morning. Snow on Mt Lemmon. This has been a crazy and cool May! #AZwx #...
2019-05-24, 03:26

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
2019-07-19, 22:26

Silver: This Indicator Reaches "Record Extreme" The price of silver has been surging, and many investors are jumping on board, including Wall Street professionals. Should you follow? Take a look at this indicator......
2019-09-06, 23:13

| Scotland record third highest T20 stand in win over Dutch Scotland recorded the third-highest stand in international T20 history as George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer put on 200 in their side's big win over Netherlands....
2019-09-16, 21:39

Carrie Underwood breaks record for most CMT wins Carrie Underwood won her 20th CMT Music Award last night, making her the most celebrated in the awards’ history. USA Today reports that Underwood won two prizes at the fan-voted show, including video of the year for “Cry Pretty” and female video of the year for “Love Wins.” (The awards are voted on ...
2019-06-06, 21:39

The Best Way to Record a Remote Podcast Guest or Co-Host You know what’s annoying? Tuning in to a podcast that advertises a really great guest, only to find that the whole 30-minute interview with that guest is a phone recording....
2019-06-06, 22:01

Bobby Wagner wants record LB contract from Seahawks Bobby Wagner wants the Seattle Seahawks to make him the highest-paid inside linebacker in the NFL, after the franchise made Russell Wilson the league's highest-paid player this off-season....
2019-05-22, 21:13

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 14:32

This record company wants $800 for their Woodstock 50th anniversary box set Spread across 38 compact discs and 36 hours, "Woodstock - Back to the Garden: The Definitive 50th Anniversary Archive" features almost every note of music performed at the iconic 1969 festival....
2019-07-21, 20:26

Facebook to pay record £4bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement that will see it pay a record $5bn (£4bn) fine....
2019-07-24, 19:26

MLB batters set monthly HR record for 3rd time in 2019 Major league batters broke the monthly home run record for the third time this year and are on pace to shatter the season mark with weeks to spare, part of a season in which strikeouts also are occurring at an unprecedented rate       ...
2019-09-01, 21:26

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume (ADV) of $42.6 billion in January, surpassing its...
2019-05-21, 16:39

Record round for Irishman at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) – Ireland’s Shane Lowry has shot an 8-under-par 63 to give him a four-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood heading into the final round of the British Open. Lowry broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9. He ran off three straigh...
2019-07-21, 09:00

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out just how high this sandcastle goes....
2019-06-07, 12:26

MLB roundup: Dodgers break NL homer record Joc Pederson hit two more home runs Wednesday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a National League record for homers in a season during a 7-3 victory that gave them a three-game sweep over the visiting Colorado Rockies....
2019-09-06, 03:52

| Bitcoin most overbought since record run, technical gauge says Here’s something for recently emboldened crypto enthusiasts to mull: Bitcoin is now at its most expensive level since just before the spectacular crash of the most widely owned digital currency....
2019-05-21, 17:00

The Latest: Record flooding likely for Arkansas communities VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Forecasters are predicting record flooding in western Arkansas in communities along the Arkansas River because of huge amounts of water headed downstream from Oklahoma and Kansas. In Van Buren, ab...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
2019-05-21, 16:13

S&P 500 hovers near record levels on chip rally The benchmark S&P 500 index hovered near record levels on Wednesday as semiconductor stocks rallied on reassuring comments from Texas Instruments on global chip demand and blunted the impact of weak earnings from bellwethers Boeing and Caterpillar....
2019-07-24, 20:13

Ethiopia Says It Planted Over 350 Million Trees in a Day, a Record The initiative is part of a campaign by the prime minister to plant four billion trees in the country before the fall to combat deforestation and global warming....
2019-07-31, 18:52

VIX Futures Open Interest Hits New Record: Over 280,000 Contracts CHICAGO, March 6, 2012 - CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that open interest in CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures reached new all-time highs on Monday, March 5 and Thursday, March 1. On March 5, open interest hit 282,314 contracts, exceeding a 256,870-contract record on March...
2019-05-22, 02:00

Heatwave fuels record pressure on hospital A&E departments The scale of the challenge facing Boris Johnson in honouring a pledge to improve the NHS was set out today as record pressure on A&E departments was revealed....
2019-08-08, 17:26

Mexico Sets Homicide Record at Year’s Midpoint, Up 5.3% MEXICO CITY — Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018, fueled partly by cartel and gang violence in several states. Mexico saw 3,080 killings in June, an increase of over 8% from the same mont...
2019-07-23, 14:13

401(k), IRA millionaires at Fidelity surpass record highs in the second quarter Are you a 401(k) millionaire? Fidelity Investments says the number of its 401(k) account holders with balances over $1 million hit record high.       ...
2019-08-21, 13:00

Record-breaking 20 qubits entangle to make “Schrödinger’s cat” in the lab Enlarge / In quantum computing, a cat state is a quantum state composed of two diametrically opposed conditions simultaneously. Physicists have succeeded in placing 20 entangled quantum bits in such a state of superposition. (credit: Forschungszentrum Jülich/Annette Stettien) Schrödinger's cat is ...
2019-08-21, 14:39

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER CHICAGO, April 21, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and earnings for the three-month period ending March 31, 2008. This marked the ninth consecutive quarter of year-over-year, double-digit gains for CBOE, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this month...
2019-05-22, 12:26

French all-time record temperature rises further to 45.8 degrees France saw a temperatures rise to record levels for the third time in a same day on Friday as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, French state weather agency Meteo France said....
2019-06-28, 17:52

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend The trade group Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 17.5 million passengers will fly on US carriers between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3. That would be 2.5 million passengers a day and a 4% increase over the same week last year....
2019-08-21, 11:00

Taylor Swift Says She Will Re-Record Old Songs Following Ownership Dispute Taylor Swift has announced she will re-record her old songs in an effort to regain control of her back catalog. “That’s true and it’s something that I’m very excited about doing,” Swift said Thursday when asked about her plans to rerecord some of her music on ABC’...
2019-08-23, 00:00

Displaced persons: 2019 will be one of the worst years on record Natural disasters have already forced 7 million people from their homes in 2019. Experts expect the number to triple by the end of the year as mass displacement becomes "the norm."...
2019-09-13, 17:39

UPDATE 1-Second U.S. Democratic debate sets TV ratings record About 18.1 million television viewers watched Thursday night's debate among 10 Democrats running for U.S. president, a record for a Democratic primary face-off, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-28, 22:13

Vix Futures Set Another New Single-Day Volume Record Today: 221,323 Contracts CHICAGO, IL - January 2, 2013 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures set a new single-day volume record of 221,323 contracts (estimated), the second consecutive daily VIX futures record this week. Today's daily record eclipsed the pre...
2019-05-21, 22:52

Record TV audience watch England in Women's World Cup Quarter-final victory over Norway attracts peak figure of 7.6 million on BBC OneAs England’s manager, Phil Neville, punched the air in glee on the touchline after his side went 3-0 up against Norway to secure their passage to the World Cup semi-finals, he wasn’t the only one celebrating.A record-bre...
2019-06-28, 20:52

UK tech firms secure record £5.5bn foreign investment Investors ploughed $6.7bn (£5.5bn) into the UK tech sector in the first seven months of the year, more than the whole of 2018, according to figures from the government's digital economy council....
2019-08-21, 11:52

France sees record 45.1 degree heat near Nimes France saw new all-time record temperatures on Friday afternoon as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, French state weather agency Meteo France said....
2019-06-28, 17:52

Tech Rally Powers Record Gains for Stocks The biggest technology companies are propelling major U.S. indexes’ record run, highlighting investor enthusiasm for the hottest stock sector as economic growth softens....
2019-07-21, 12:13

France on red alert as heatwave forecast to reach record 45C Hundreds of schools are closed and pools and air-conditioned museums open for freeFrance is braced for record-breaking temperatures in the south, and two people have died in Spain, as Europe continues to face a sweltering heatwave.Four départements in southern France were placed on emergency red ale...
2019-06-28, 10:52

Five years later, setting the record straight on the Ray Rice video In the five years since TMZ published the infamous Ray Rice video, the subject of domestic violence in the NFL has been front and center.       ...
2019-09-07, 21:26

Mystics wrap up record-breaking regular season with another win over the Sky Washington finishes with a franchise-best 26-8 record after playing its regulars against Chicago despite already clinching the top seed in the upcoming WNBA playoffs....
2019-09-09, 02:26

Serena Williams won't break Margaret Court's record - and that's OK She is the greatest women’s tennis player of all time and deep down even her biggest critics know it. Wanting it to be beyond any plausible argument is merely completismAnyone who’s followed the women’s tennis tour closely over the last year wasn’t too surprised when Serena Williams came up short in...
2019-09-11, 12:13

Murders in Mexico surge to record in first half of 2019 Murders in Mexico jumped in the first half of the year to the highest on record, according to official data, underscoring the vast challenges President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador faces in reducing violence in the cartel-ravaged country....
2019-07-22, 01:13

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE detects and tracks fires through satellites — in other words, the current blazes are large enough that, collectivel...
2019-08-22, 03:26

Restaurateur sells Greenpoint house for record price of $5M Chef Glenn Harris is on a roll. The co-founder of The Smith — the popular American brasserie with locations in New York, Washington and Chicago — has just sold his Greenpoint townhouse for $4.94 million. That’s a record sale price for the neighborhood, according to appraiser Jonathan Miller, who pre...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
2019-05-22, 02:26

Watch: World's largest chalk might be new Guinness record A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than 6 feet tall....
2019-07-10, 19:52

84 Per Cent Of Met Department Subdivisions Record Deficient Rainfall With the progress of monsoon still remaining sluggish, 84 per cent of the meteorological subdivisions have recorded deficient rainfall, MeT department data shows....
2019-06-24, 10:52

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
2019-08-14, 23:00

Two dead and widespread destruction as record storms hit Spain Flash flooding in southeast Spain has left at least two people dead and caused widespread destruction in what some authorities have called the heaviest rainfall on record....
2019-09-12, 21:00

Tom Petty estate, Soundgarden among those suing record label NEW YORK (AP) — Soundgarden and estates representing Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty are among those suing Universal Music Group for materials lost in a 2008 fire. In a suit filed this week in federal district court in Los Angeles, the artists allege that Universal failed to protect music ruined in the f...
2019-06-23, 00:13

A load of hot air: ballooning world record attempt – in pictures More than 400 hot air balloons attempt to break the simultaneous takeoff world record in the Grand Est Mondial Air Ballons festival at Chambley-Bussières airbase in eastern France Continue reading......
2019-07-31, 20:00

Mexico sets new record for most murders in first half of year Mexico set a new murder record in the first half of 2019 — as 17,608 people were killed in the country plagued by cartel and gang violence. The alarming number represents a 5.6% increase over the same period last year when their was 16,714 homicides. National homicide records in Mexico began i...
2019-07-23, 11:13

Toms, Stricker match record 62 at U.S. Senior Open Defending champion David Toms and Steve Stricker each tied a tournament record with rounds of 8-under-par 62 on Thursday to share a two-stroke lead after one round of the U.S. Senior Open Championship at the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame in Indiana....
2019-06-28, 04:26

| Hamilton unconcerned by pursuit of Senna-Prost record Lewis Hamilton made clear that his personal focus at the Austrian Grand Prix did not include Mercedes' bid to equal McLaren's record run of 11 successive victories....
2019-06-28, 00:13