REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 13:26

House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman

The conservative House Freedom Caucus has a new leader.The hard-line group has elected Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) to be the new Freedom Caucus chief, replacing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.).Meadows, a fou...

House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman

Source: politico.com

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
2019-09-11, 11:52

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends,” but he “didn’t wa...
2019-06-11, 08:13

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative group.Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the top Republican on t...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses, Fox News has learned. Amash, sp...
2019-06-11, 12:26

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
2019-06-11, 08:39

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10, 07:00

The Latest: Black caucus chairman says report has no impact NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus said little has changed after a law firm’s report failed to ...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill, cited fisca...
2019-07-24, 09:13

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

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
2019-05-23, 10:52

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationships for investment banking and trading throughout the region....
2019-07-15, 03:52

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
2019-06-04, 18:13

The DNC Is Rejecting Iowa’s Virtual Caucus Plans, Thereby Screwing Up the First 2020 Caucus At least two sources told the Des Moines Register that the Democratic National Committee is poised to reject Iowa’s plan for virtual caucuses, which means the nation’s first 2020 presidential caucus could get incredibly screwed up. The decision came after a meeting of the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Comm...
2019-08-30, 09:00

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Apple Inc supplier Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman on Friday to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21, 11:13

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see from it.” Amash, who had been the only Repub...
2019-07-09, 03:00

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
2019-08-02, 17:52

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other freshman lawmakers....
2019-07-14, 01:39

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a boost to the party’s growing pro-impeachment wing. The progressive caucus would become the first fac...
2019-09-11, 13:26

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
2019-05-30, 09:52

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

House judiciary chairman says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Nadler also said that former special counsel Robert Mueller's recent hearings before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling represented an "inflection point."...
2019-07-31, 17:39

U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy such imports on Monday....
2019-06-06, 20:52

House Judiciary chairman vows to 'respond' to Trump 'crimes' The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election....
2019-05-29, 19:26

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
2019-07-02, 15:52

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
2019-07-10, 22:26

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
2019-05-21, 18:52

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday....
2019-07-21, 18:26

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (LNG) exports from a terminal on Quintana Island, Te...
2019-05-29, 22:52

House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump. The post House chairman says Justice Department agrees to provide underlying evidence from Mueller report pertaining to Trump appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-10, 18:52

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
2019-05-29, 22:26

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due today....
2019-06-19, 21:26

Rep. Biggs blasts Comey's 'audacious' response to IG report, predicts 'stark revelations' to come Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., tore into James Comey Sunday, accusing the former FBI Director of not understanding the severity of – or even the problem with – his actions, as described in a recent report from the Department of Justice’s Inspector General....
2019-09-01, 23:52

Rep. Biggs says Border Patrol morale taking hit as Congress continually 'castigates' agents Some lawmakers' continued criticism of the border patrol and its activities is taking a toll on agents' morale, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
2019-07-05, 23:52

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.        ...
2019-07-16, 15:39

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO TESTIFY ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSALS BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 16, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Friday, July 17 will testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Proposals.The House committee session...
2019-05-22, 05:01

CBOE CHAIRMAN WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TESTIFIES ON OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S FINANCIAL REGULATORY REFORM PROPOSAL BEFORE U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES Chicago, July 17, - William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), today testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services regarding the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal....
2019-05-22, 05:01

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
2019-07-13, 06:13

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
2019-07-12, 18:39

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

DNC to recommend scrapping Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press....
2019-08-30, 22:52

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border funding bill next week that its own members describ...
2019-06-21, 14:13

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
2019-05-21, 18:52

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet from @HouseDemocrats about this!...
2019-07-20, 00:26

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s presidential bid. Endorsements from the caucus, which cou...
2019-07-01, 04:26

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
2019-06-07, 23:26

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’ long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House floor. Some lawmakers even resorted to public name-ca...
2019-06-28, 05:52

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
2019-06-03, 05:00

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long shots challenging President Donald Trump. Canceling...
2019-09-08, 04:26

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
2019-06-04, 02:13

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-07, 23:13

Indian-Americans Urge US Congressman Ro Khanna To Leave Pakistan Caucus A record number of 230 Indian-American organisations in the United States have urged Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna to withdraw from the Congressional Caucus on Pakistan, saying it was contrary to......
2019-09-17, 19:00

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
2019-06-28, 11:00

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending her handling of the rabble-rousing freshman 'squad' ...
2019-07-11, 20:00

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores of Democrats on record in support of at least keeping the effort alive -- revealing that bloc has grown substantially in recent months. ...
2019-07-18, 20:39

Democratic National Committee expected to block Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans: reports The Democratic National Committee is expected to recommend on Friday that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to hold so-called virtual caucuses ahead of the 2020 election because of security concerns, according to U.S. media reports....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Democrat confident majority of Democrat caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
2019-07-15, 20:26

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Winberg made the comment this week to describe an exp...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” education and “free” healthcare touted by Democrats sound ...
2019-06-13, 08:52

Nurse practitioners fight for more freedom Cathy Hampton's job as a nurse practitioner is similar in a lot of ways to that of a doctor. She can prescribe medication, order tests, refer patients to specialists, and manage treatments....
2019-08-09, 18:52

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal" for the young....
2019-06-23, 14:52

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
2019-05-29, 22:52

Trump gives Medal of Freedom to Mariano Rivera President Donald Trump presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to baseball Hall-of-Famer Mariano Rivera. (Sept. 16)        ...
2019-09-17, 08:00

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Violations of Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned for their work in countries from India to Turkey to Kyrgyzstan are included on this month’s list of cases representing the most serious threats to global press freedom. The list — updated monthly by the One Free Press Coalition, which was created by a dozen news or...
2019-08-01, 15:52

| Africa's freedom fighters: Liberators or oppressors? How the recently deceased Zimbabwean ruler, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, should be remembered is a question that has split opinion across Africa. Read more...
2019-09-09, 22:26

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House....
2019-08-23, 11:13

Amazon Dash Buttons took away our freedom to choose – and to think All Amazon Dash buttons will stop working at the end of August – and that’s a good thing. Dash Buttons made re-ordering everyday items like toilet paper and clothes detergent so simple, you didn’t even need to think about it – and that’s partly why they failed.In J...
2019-08-06, 08:13

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
2019-06-03, 13:26

Bulgarian journalists protest over freedom of speech Dozens of journalists at the state-run Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) staged a protest on Friday in support of media freedom after a colleague known for her coverage of the country's graft-prone judicial system was briefly suspended from her job....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
2019-05-30, 00:13

Russia and Ukraine trade prisoners, each fly 35 to freedom Russia and Ukraine conducted a major prisoner exchange that freed 35 people detained in each country and flew them to the other, a deal that could help advance Russia-Ukraine relations...
2019-09-07, 19:52

Hong Kong's Flickering Hopes for Freedom The government’s retreat in the face of large protests was an unexpected win for the territory’s citizens, but they are unlikely to prevail against Beijing in the long struggle to maintain their rights....
2019-06-23, 17:13

Israel must have freedom to act against Iran, Netanyahu says in Russia Israel must be allowed to act freely against Iran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday during a visit to Sochi, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss security coordination in Syria....
2019-09-12, 23:52

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage The percentage of women who work in Japan is higher than ever, yet cultural norms have not caught up. More and more, women are rejecting the double standard....
2019-08-03, 09:26

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes more sense when you read her debut short-story coll...
2019-05-30, 19:52

The Exhibit Lauded Freedom of Expression. It Was Silenced. A political battle between Japan and South Korea has spilled into the art world, with the abrupt closing of an exhibit with a statue symbolizing women forced into sexual slavery....
2019-08-05, 20:13

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
2019-06-06, 15:26

Amazon Freedom Sale 2019: Best Deals Available on the Last Day Amazon Freedom Sale 2019 has entered its last day today. There are still quite a few great deals you can grab, including a good chance to buy some last-minute gifts for Raksha Bandhan....
2019-08-11, 09:26

FCA chairman says talks with Renault could go no further Fiat Chrysler withdrew a proposal to merge with French rival Renault after it became clear discussions could go no further, but it remains "open to opportunities of all kinds", its chairman wrote in a letter to staff....
2019-06-06, 20:52

Australia's Morrison calls for more prayer and religious freedom Australia needs more prayer, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a devout Christian, has said, vowing that his administration would do whatever needed to be done by way of legislation to protect religious expression, now at the center of a national debate....
2019-07-10, 12:01

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-06-23, 19:26

Kosovo honors Bill Clinton with Freedom Order PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo has awarded the Freedom Order to former U.S. President Bill Clinton for his role in helping end the country’s war 20 years ago. Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci on Tuesday handed the award to Clinton, thanking his contribution to laying the “founding s...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Robert Cousy President Donald Trump presented basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday. (Aug. 22)        ...
2019-08-23, 08:52

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
2019-06-11, 01:00

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His theory, the “Laffer Curve,” establishes t...
2019-05-31, 23:00

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
2019-06-13, 16:39

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
2019-05-30, 02:13

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
2019-06-28, 09:52

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and...
2019-06-02, 10:39

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2019-08-13, 17:13

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-16, 20:01

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules would end at the same time, with no transition period. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
2019-08-20, 17:52

Press freedom in danger: Ten 'most urgent' cases in September Imprisoned, assaulted, murdered with impunity and other crimes against journalists: press freedom is ignored and in danger around the world. One Free Press Coalition is highlighting the current ten most urgent cases....
2019-09-02, 21:13

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
2019-05-27, 21:52

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Journalists imprisoned, harassed and threatened for doing their work in countries spanning from Colombia to India to Iran are included on September’s list of cases that make up the most serious threats to press freedom. The list—released each month by the One Free Press Coalition, which ...
2019-09-03, 13:39

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-NATO...
2019-06-12, 12:13

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
2019-06-22, 17:13

Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless."...
2019-08-20, 09:13

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit Britain said on Monday it would end European Union freedom of movement rules immediately after it leaves the bloc on Oct. 31 but Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country would not be hostile to immigration....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
2019-06-23, 08:26

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
2019-07-08, 22:39

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

Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ is the best bribe from presidential candidates Now let’s talk about the wonderful bribes being offered by presidential candidates who want your vote. And then let’s see if we can come up with something more to our liking. President Trump, who’ll be the Republican candidate, is bribing voters with promises of another tax cut and lower interest ra...
2019-09-17, 04:52

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization’s Sydney headquarters and a journalist’s Canberra home last week. A government minister, meanwhile, is defending the nation’s...
2019-06-12, 07:52

German, Hungarian leaders commemorate ‘89 freedom picnic Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the “Pan-European Picnic,” an event on the border of Austria and Hungary considered to have helped lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall...
2019-08-19, 09:39

House panel sues to compel former White House counsel McGahn's testimony The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
2019-08-07, 23:39

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
2019-07-18, 22:39

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
2019-08-06, 21:52

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05, 01:52

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump spurns Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify....
2019-05-21, 16:26

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-21, 19:13

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
2019-09-17, 22:26

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the committee to testify about his official duties as cou...
2019-05-21, 16:00

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
2019-06-05, 14:01

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-02, 00:39

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recommend articles of impeachment.Port...
2019-08-26, 23:26

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
2019-06-04, 20:13

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
2019-08-28, 03:26

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16, 01:13

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
2019-09-17, 04:26

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-09-17, 04:52

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
2019-08-27, 00:13

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
2019-05-21, 20:00

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
2019-06-19, 14:13

White House Directs Ex-Officials Hicks, Donaldson To Withhold Documents From House Panel (CNN) — The White House has directed former officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to turn over any documents to the House Judiciary Committee relating to their time at the White House, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Hicks, the former White House communications direct...
2019-06-04, 17:52

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-07-10, 03:52

Oliver Zipse Officially in as New BMW Chairman Current BMW CEO Harald Krueger will officially be stepping down on August 15th to make way for his successor, Oliver Zipse (second from left, above) who was officially announced Thursday. The 55-year-old has been on BMW’s board since 2015 as head of manufacturing, and will step up to the top role on...
2019-07-19, 06:00

Why the Democratic Party deepfaked its own chairman The Democratic National Committee wanted to demonstrate the potential threat to the 2020 election posed by deepfake videos — clips created with artificial intelligence that can make people appear to do or say things they never did. So the committee came up with a novel solution: It had experts make ...
2019-08-13, 02:00

Jack Ma Steps Down As Alibaba's Chairman Jack Ma, who turned 55 on Tuesday, announced last year that he would retire within a year, with the company CEO Daniel Zhang taking over as the Chairman of the board....
2019-09-10, 13:39

FCC chairman wants to open mid-band airwaves for 5G US carriers have mostly rolled out 5G on high frequencies, with upcoming auctions aiming even higher. And unfortunately, those choices create problems -- the implementations typically don't work well indoors, and they risk interfering with weather f......
2019-06-19, 01:39

NBA legend Jerry West honored with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump awarded basketball legend Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, on Thursday, continuing a run by Trump of recognizing American sports greats....
2019-09-06, 18:00

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
2019-07-09, 05:13

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
2019-07-01, 22:39

Play with freedom, Williamson tells off-color New Zealand batsmen New Zealand captain Kane Williamson encouraged his frontline batsmen to play with freedom in Tuesday's semi-finals against India to overcome their struggle for rhythm in the Cricket World Cup....
2019-07-08, 20:00

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
2019-06-23, 13:26

Trump Goes to the Bullpen in Awarding His Latest Presidential Medal of Freedom Mr. Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Mariano Rivera, a member of five Yankees championship teams who is widely considered the best relief pitcher in baseball history....
2019-09-17, 03:52

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Laffer, the father of supply-side economics. Laffer, 78, was honored for his contributions to economic theory, including the “Laffer Curve,” which holds that tax cuts spur investment, jobs, wages and economic gro...
2019-06-20, 03:52

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
2019-06-29, 23:52

Trump honors NBA legend Jerry West with Medal of Freedom President Trump on Thursday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West during a ceremony in the Oval Office. The president, in his welcoming remarks, touted his election victory in West’s native West Virginia as he praised the star hoopster as “one extraordinar...
2019-09-06, 01:00

For Second Time in 2 Weeks, Trump Awards Medal of Freedom to an Ex-N.B.A. Star The awards to two white stars of a bygone — and far less racially diverse — basketball era are notable in light of Mr. Trump’s hostile relations with some of today’s N.B.A. stars....
2019-09-06, 07:00

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
2019-06-20, 20:00

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuff under the land is also apparently made of freedo...
2019-05-29, 22:39

The Koch brothers tried to build a plutocracy in the name of freedom | Nathan Robinson The Kochs have always believed that rich people had the right to rule over everyone else, democracy be damnedIt is the hope of every rich megalomaniac that they will “leave a legacy”. David Koch, who died last week aged 79, left a significant legacy indeed. In fact, along with his brother Charles, h...
2019-08-29, 00:00

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
2019-07-14, 08:01

New Zealand rebukes China over freedom of speech after student scuffle New Zealand has rebuked Chinese envoys for praising pro-Beijing students who scuffled last week with supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement on a university campus, a news website said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Roman Diploma Unearthed In Bulgaria Spells Out Warrior’s Freedom A tiny, rare and unique piece of a Roman military diploma has been unearthed in the ancient Roman city of Deultum near the village of Debelt in Bulgaria. ...
2019-08-20, 20:52

Trump says he'll present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, the chairman of Penske Automotive Group....
2019-06-20, 19:39

Trump to give Mariano Rivera the Presidential Medal of Freedom ​President Trump will award Yankees Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation’s highest civilian honor — in a ceremony at the White House on Monday afternoon. Rivera, who retired from the Bronx Bombers in 2013 ​after a 19-year career ​and be...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Hong Kong Christians fear religious freedom could be 'gone forever' Hong Kong Christians fear freedom of religion could be "gone forever" despite extradition bill withdrawal and the country's leader Carrie Lam's efforts to ease tensions....
2019-09-17, 22:26

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
2019-06-19, 04:01

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that messages like the one shown on a screen during the ...
2019-05-29, 12:13

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-course meal. A plethora of different nationalities...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
2019-09-14, 22:26

Iranian musician risks his freedom to promote human rights Mehdi Rajabian could be sent back to prison at anytime, but he continues to produce music banned under Iran's strict censorship laws. His new album shares a message of peace from artists around the Middle East....
2019-09-04, 06:39

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is out there trying to make VR go mainstream with gad...
2019-05-28, 18:01

Britain abandons plan to immediately end freedom of movement after Brexit Britain's government has abandoned plans to end freedom of movement for European Union citizens immediately after a possible no-deal Brexit and will instead return to an earlier policy of giving them three years' temporary leave to remain....
2019-09-04, 22:39

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
2019-06-22, 18:00

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
2019-08-17, 08:39

Andrew Yang’s $1,000-a-month ‘Freedom Dividend’ lottery is now open The Yang Gang lottery is now open. Donors and non-donors alike who want a chance to win $1,000 a month for a year can now enter their name, email and ZIP code at www.yang2020.com. New York entrepreneur and Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced at Thursday’s debate that he’d pick 10 l...
2019-09-13, 18:26

Government Should Set End Goals, Allow Industry Freedom To Achieve It: Maruti Suzuki This of course means that the components will need to be developed to meet the demand of the changing industry too and Ayukawa makes it quite clear that the OEMs will help the component manufacturers......
2019-09-06, 18:26

Citroen boss: industry must show how cars offer 'freedom' The Citroen Ami One Linda Jackson says that car firms must showcase the benefits of the car in order to combat an increasing number of restrictions Citroën boss Linda Jackson believes that the automotive industry needs to showcase how cars provide 'freedom and liberty' to ensure they remain a key...
2019-07-23, 02:13

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
2019-06-19, 22:26

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

19 Of Freedom Fighter's Family Excluded From Assam Citizen List The names of 19 members of the family of a freedom fighter were allegedly left out of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, according to his son....
2019-09-03, 04:00

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government officials in a series of meetings in Riyadh back in Ap...
2019-07-11, 01:52

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20, 03:52

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
2019-07-25, 02:39

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the facelift but had been replaced within a year by the 1...
2019-05-24, 12:52

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been looking to acquire an NSX on a realistic budget, this is the cheapest, best-value NSX available today.” The seller’s words and not ours. It’s some clai...
2019-05-31, 11:52

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the same type of fruit at home, she’s rarely interested. What’s the difference? I’ve concluded that it’...
2019-08-02, 18:13

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports cars will be wearing black as they mourn one of the market’s great heroes.  We were reminded just wh...
2019-05-21, 14:52

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
2019-05-22, 04:26

Trump criticises Fed chairman Powell for trying to be ‘tough’ US president adds to his attacks on central bank, accusing it of ‘insane’ policyDonald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, adding to a barrage of recent criticisms of the central bank, which he blames for slowing economic growth.The US president...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Cathay shares fall nearly 4% after chairman resigns Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd fell nearly 4% in early trade on Thursday following the resignation of its chairman after the market closed on the previous day....
2019-09-05, 05:00

FCC chairman backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger Sprint and T-Mobile US on Monday will announce a series of changes to their $26 billion deal, while U.S. regulators are expected to announce agreement on the conditions necessary to approve the merger, sources said....
2019-05-21, 17:52

BT rival CityFibre takes Holliday as chairman The former chief executive of National Grid will this week be named as the chairman of the ultrafast broadband network vying to become BT Group's biggest British rival....
2019-09-16, 22:00

GSK in talks to name HSBC's Symonds as its next chairman: Bloomberg GlaxoSmithKline Plc is in talks to name HSBC's deputy chairman Jonathan Symonds as the next chairman of the British drugmaker, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
2019-07-15, 04:39

Trump knocks Fed chairman and calls for rate cut President Trump on Monday continued his broadside against Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying he has a “horrendous lack of vision,” and calling for the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to strengthen the economy....
2019-08-19, 21:00

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, hinted on Wednesday.“Many” Fed offici...
2019-07-10, 16:13

StanChart chairman: It's grown more likely that the world will split in two The ongoing U.S.-China rivalry could result in the world splitting into two, which will be "detrimental" to countries and companies, said Jose Vinals, group chairman at Standard Chartered Bank....
2019-06-07, 12:13

STATEMENT FROM CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM BRODSKY CHICAGO, September 19, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today issued the following statement from CBOE Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky regarding the SEC emergency order banning short sales: ......
2019-05-22, 05:01

FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is advancing the war against robocalls. Today, he proposed adopting rules that would ban caller ID spoofing of text messages and robocalls originating outside of the US. More than 40 state attorney generals have urged the FCC to......
2019-07-08, 22:00

Schalke chairman steps down for 3 months over comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist       ...
2019-08-07, 15:00

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
2019-06-10, 23:52

'I Am Chairman Of Chrysler Corporation Always': 8 facts about Lee Iacocca * Born Oct. 15, 1924, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Italian immigrants, Iacocca went to work for the Ford Motor Co as an engineer after finishing college. Not long afterward, he switched to Ford's marketing and sales side....
2019-07-03, 04:39

Trump says he never threatened to demote Fed Chairman Powell "I'd be able to do that if I wanted, but I haven't suggested that." Trump said in an interview with NBC's "Meet The Press" that aired Sunday....
2019-06-23, 16:13

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday, leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply....
2019-09-09, 13:39

RPT-Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday, leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply....
2019-09-10, 03:13

Hong Kong neighborhoods echo with late night cries for freedom Every night at 10 p.m., Hong Kong neighborhoods and university dorms echo with pro-democracy and anti-government chants, the latest form of protest in the Chinese-ruled city where a civil disobedience movement has been going on for more than 12 weeks....
2019-09-02, 15:52

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
2019-07-14, 06:52

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr—he is a martyr. Carrie Lam should apologize t...
2019-06-16, 14:39

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual site. (You can also click to disable pausing on that ...
2019-05-30, 20:13

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human rights organisations and press freedom advocates ha...
2019-07-14, 18:26

Donald Trump to award Jerry West Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off ...
2019-06-02, 12:00

Dutch feel freedom ahead of World Cup semi-final with Sweden The Netherlands face their first women's World Cup semi-final when they play Sweden on Wednesday and striker Vivianne Miedema believes the pressure is finally off her team....
2019-07-03, 00:13

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more than 3-minute video Monday during a double-header ...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-04, 01:26

Tomi Lahren’s New ‘Freedom’ Athleisure Line Wasn’t Made in America This is one of those great stories filed in the “Of Course Not” category, because dumb “Make America Great Again” grifters like Tomi Lahren (and Donald Trump) never really care that much about principles....
2019-09-01, 08:00

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misleading and offensive editing” of a Memorial Day tri...
2019-05-28, 20:13

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
2019-07-13, 10:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, her spokesman said....
2019-09-07, 01:13

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

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
2019-06-17, 13:39

‘Harriet’ Tubman biopic trailer: Cynthia Erivo fights for freedom Harriet Tubman’s debut on the $20 bill has been delayed — but her silver screen spotlight is set. A new trailer for “Harriet,” a biopic of the abolitionist and suffragette to be released Nov. 1, dropped on Tuesday. Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (“The Color Purple”) pl...
2019-07-24, 02:39

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to better protect journalists and media workers....
2019-05-21, 15:13

NBA legend Bob Cousy gets Medal of Freedom, and offers an assist to President Trump By making Bob Cousy just the fourth former NBA player to get the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Trump also made clear he is a big fan of the Boston Celtics legend....
2019-08-23, 14:00

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
2019-05-22, 03:39

Facial recognition is now rampant. The implications for our freedom are chilling | Stephanie Hare This new technology is being secretly used on streets and in shopping centres across Britain, making potential suspects of us allLast week, all of us who live in the UK, and all who visit us, discovered that our faces were being scanned secretly by private companies and have been for some time. We d...
2019-08-18, 11:26

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
2019-06-01, 03:26

Man courageously recovers American flag from busy highway: 'it represents the freedom' A Massachusetts man risked his own life on Friday afternoon to save a torn and tattered American flag that had been lying on a busy highway, getting trampled by traffic....
2019-08-25, 18:00

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Art Laffer today Laffer’s economic philosophy — that tax cuts will spur economic growth, which will in turn increase government revenue — has been criticized by Democrats who argue that it inflates budget deficits....
2019-06-19, 17:39

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

Watch: Pak Foreign Minister Heckled In London Over Lack Of Media Freedom Amidst reports of growing press censorship in Pakistan, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was heckled by a Canadian journalist in London alleging that his social media account was......
2019-07-12, 09:13

UPDATE 1-Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc ....
2019-06-20, 19:39

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
2019-06-12, 10:39

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Yankees legend Mariano Rivera receives Presidential Medal of Freedom Make that five World Series rings — and one Presidential Medal of Freedom. Legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor by President Trump during a Monday ceremony at the White House. “His dominance on the mound mesmerized fans, teammates and, unfortu...
2019-09-16, 23:39

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswagen's striking Scirocco still looks full-on space age Eleven years since it was launched, the Scirocco’s concept car looks have served it well. Producti...
2019-07-12, 12:39

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain Back in 2014, you could get a 2001 Y-reg 3200 GT with 86,000 miles for £9995. Fast forward five years and this 2001 Y-reg that we found with 73,000 m...
2019-08-09, 12:52

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in its ranks but, if you ignore its R and GTI models, n...
2019-08-23, 10:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings A Phaeton kicks off our ‘worth buying’ round-up ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

99th season was big for Pro Picks. What about No. 100? Coming off the best year of Pro Picks _ yep, plus-22 against the spread if you're counting _ the challenge is to repeat such wizardry in the NFL's 100th season       ...
2019-09-05, 01:13

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, alternative to the Mazda MX-5 Mk2 of the same period. Both are rear-wheel drive but the Toyota has i...
2019-06-14, 18:52

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the Vision SLR concept unveiled at the 1999 Detroit motor show and a galvanised body guaranteed to prevent the rust that corroded Mercedes’ reputation thro...
2019-07-05, 08:13

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 to 2006, are becoming expensive, and if you want to get into a good one for under £10,000, you better act soon.  BMW M3 Coupé, £9700: Clean convertibles...
2019-06-28, 07:26

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendly and niche alternative to the Mazda MX-5 The MG F created a stir when it landed in 1995. Here was an alternative to the MX-5 that was also more inter...
2019-08-30, 10:00

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier this year, and we've updated our top pick for Fall 2019. Chromebooks dominated the affordable la...
2019-09-07, 21:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal We’ve had a soft spot for the Wrangler TJ of 1996- 2006 ever since we ran one here as a long-termer....
2019-07-19, 22:26

Inflation Picks Up Steam U.S. inflation rebounded in July on the back of strong consumer spending, the latest sign that price pressures are recovering from a slow start to the year....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 Series is an eyeful, its forebear of 1990 to 1999 made an even bigger splash. We found a 1999-reg 840...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like – dozy recirculating ball steering, awkward looks – but a Chrysler Crossfire will always be an intriguing old thing. But why would anyone have chosen t...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very careful once-over The Audi S8 of 2006-2010 may not be the first choice of BMW M5 or Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG fanciers, but don’t underestimate its deeply inte...
2019-08-02, 05:26

BMW picks Oliver Zipse as new CEO BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on Aug. 16, picking the 55-year-old manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants....
2019-07-19, 04:26

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source of amazement that the company that trots out the Micra and Pulsar is the same one that fashions the ...
2019-09-06, 15:26

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, a result of its puppyish, naturally aspirated 1.6-litre engine, crisp suspension and accurate steering.  Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6, £5750: It was facelift...
2019-06-07, 09:00

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
2019-09-05, 01:39

T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Wins Approval of F.C.C. Chairman Ajit Pai said the companies had secured his support by making what he called “significant commitments” to expand rural broadband service, build a robust 5G network and sell off Boost Mobile....
2019-05-21, 16:52

Coffee Day Enterprises Appoints SV Ranganath As Interim Chairman Coffee Day Enterprises, the operator of the Cafe Coffee Day chain, on Wednesday announced the appointment of independent director SV Ranganath as the interim chairman of its board. His appointment at......
2019-07-31, 17:52

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
2019-08-14, 22:26

SEC Chairman Scolds Weak Anticorruption Enforcement Abroad Jay Clayton, the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, chided counterparts around the world for spotty enforcement of antibribery laws....
2019-09-10, 11:26

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
2019-07-13, 19:52

$403K-a-year NYCHA chairman wouldn’t pay for trip to NYC The incoming head of the New York City Housing Authority is about to earn an astonishing $403,000 a year – but wasn’t willing to cover the cost of a trip from Minneapolis to prepare for his new job, The Post has learned. Gregory Russ was scheduled to travel to New York City last week ...
2019-07-24, 04:52

FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
2019-08-14, 18:13

FTC chairman says he's prepared to break up Silicon Valley giants Silicon Valley’s most prominent players, already under scrutiny from the Justice Department over antitrust issues, may see their dominance further threatened by a Federal Trade Commission whose chief says he would be willing to break up the companies....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustThe Schalke chairman, Clemens Tönnies, is under pressure to resign following widespread condemnation of racist comments he made last week.Speaking at a public meeting with 1,600 guests in Pade...
2019-08-05, 14:52

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the past decade with its mix of serious news reportin...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Shoaib Akhtar "Surprised" Misbah-ul-Haq Not Appointed PCB Chairman Shoaib Akhtar took a humorous dig at Misbah-ul-Haq, a day after the latter was appointed as the head coach and chief selector of Pakistan cricket team....
2019-09-05, 21:00

SBI Doesn't Need Any Capital From Government: Chairman Rajnish Kumar In March, SBI raised Rs 1,251 crore in bonds to boost its additional Tier 1 capital ratio. Its board has extended the deadline to raise Rs 20,000 crore till March next year....
2019-06-13, 14:52

FCC chairman Ajit Pai endorses T-Mobile / Sprint merger The proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is inching ever closer to being complete, after the Department of Justice gave its conditional endorsement last month. Now, Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai is formally recommending that t......
2019-08-14, 18:13

Watch Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Q&A in Zurich live Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to appear in a question-and-answer session Friday afternoon Eastern time from Zurich, Switzerland....
2019-09-06, 19:13

Jack Ma, China's richest man, steps down as chairman of Alibaba Charismatic 55-year-old entrepreneur to be replaced by Daniel Zhang at e-commerce firmThe Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, is stepping down as head of one of the world’s largest e-commerce companies, handing over the reins to his handpicked successor.Ma, who announced his retirement as chairman of the comp...
2019-09-10, 10:52

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
2019-05-29, 02:13

Foxconn Chairman Hands Over Reins Ahead of Presidential Bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee....
2019-06-21, 13:26

Zetsche's elevation to Daimler chairman faces opposition Investors are resisting the plan because they regard Dieter Zetsche responsible for falling profits, a costly European diesel emissions recall and recalls connected with Takata airbags, among other things, a German newspaper says....
2019-07-18, 17:13

Ex-Manchester United, LA Rams executive new FE CEO, Agag to chairman Former Manchester United and Los Angeles Rams executive Jamie Reigle has been appointed as the new CEO of ABB FIA Formula E, with Alejandro Agag completing his move to chairman...
2019-09-16, 13:00

Officers On Official Tours Should Use Trains More: Railways Chairman The Railways has instructed its general managers to ensure that their officers travel frequently by trains during official tours and submit reports on condition of coaches....
2019-06-17, 20:13

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said....
2019-07-18, 09:39

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 20:13

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed strong support for the idea. In a tally of votes f...
2019-06-05, 03:00

Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to stay' Jerome Powell: ‘I fully intend to serve’ full four-year termPresident has reportedly discussed firing Federal Reserve chairThe Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, has responded to reports that Donald Trump is seeking to fire or demote him.“I think the law is clear that I have a four-year term, ...
2019-06-19, 22:52

Bimal Kumar Roy To Be New Chairman Of National Statistical Commission Professor Bimal Kumar Roy, the former director of prestigious Indian Statistical Institute, has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Statistical Commission....
2019-07-06, 00:39

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
2019-06-06, 10:39

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the actual trial, the date for which has not been set...
2019-05-23, 09:52

Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
2019-07-16, 03:13

New chairman says working to prepare Saudi Aramco listing Saudi Aramco's new chairman Yasir al-Rumayyan said on Wednesday he would work with international parties and local ministries to prepare for a listing of the oil producing giant, state-run Saudi news agency SPA quoted him as saying....
2019-09-04, 17:52

Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy......
2019-09-04, 14:13

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I didn’t ever threaten to demote him​,” Trump said during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that was broadcast on Sun...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
2019-09-14, 02:26

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian department store operator private in a C$1.74 billion ($1.3 billion) cash deal....
2019-06-11, 01:39

FCA chairman says Renault merger plan was 'act of courage'-paper The merger proposal made by Fiat Chrysler (FCA) to Renault in May was an "act of courage" but the Italian-American carmaker felt the conditions were not right to go ahead, FCA Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
2019-07-10, 22:00

Proposed Swedbank Chairman Persson says new CEO could be hired by autumn end Swedbank's proposed new chairman Goran Persson hopes a new chief executive for the beleaguered bank can be appointed at "end of autumn", he told Dagens Industri TV in an interview on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 15:13

Trump heaps pressure on Fed and its chairman Powell to cut rates President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to pressure the Federal Reserve and the central bank's chairman to lower interest rates, saying its policies were hampering U.S. growth and reducing the country's ability to compete economically....
2019-08-21, 16:39

Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-20, 14:52

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for the Fresno Grizzlies over the inflammatory video ai...
2019-05-31, 23:52

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
2019-06-11, 23:52

Donald Trump bestows Medal of Freedom to "The Logo" and NBA legend Jerry West Jerry West was a legendary player for the Los Angeles Lakers who also found success as an executive in the 1980s and recently with the Clippers.        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

In European Parliament Speech, U.K. Lawmaker Compares Brexit to Slaves Gaining Freedom A British lawmaker has compared the U.K’s exit from the European Union to the emancipation of slaves in the first speech from a Brexit Party representative at the new European parliament. The Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, won 29 seats in the 2019 election. In a fiery speech at the E.U. he...
2019-07-04, 19:39

Watch: Cynthia Erivo Brings the Fight for Freedom to Life in Harriet Trailer The canceled series Underground breathed new life into the saga of Harriet Tubman. Now looking to delve further into the courage and determination that fueled one of the most important figures in American history comes Harriet, produced by Charles D. King’s MACRO, New Balloon and Stay Gold Features....
2019-07-23, 18:13

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
2019-05-29, 20:13

Hong Kong Businesses Are Reeling Amid the Protests, But Their Workers Say ‘Freedom’ Is More Important On a recent weekday afternoon, twelve employees sat awaiting shoppers in a luxury jewelry store in Hong Kong’s prime tourist district, Tsim Sha Tsui—known to locals simply as “TST.” Next door, in a high-end watch shop, seven workers chatted with each other, no customers in si...
2019-09-03, 13:39

President Donald Trump presents Medal of Freedom to former Yankees ace Mariano Rivera President Donald Trump praised former New York Yankees relief pitcher as "maybe the greatest pitcher of all time" Monday when he presented the 13-time All Star with the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
2019-09-17, 08:26

AZ D-Back great Curt Schilling leads “Freedom Days” events in Tombstone TOMBSTONE – The 3rd annual Freedom Days celebration in Tombstone featured former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling, who led a special parade Saturday morning and was presented the key to the city.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: Saturday evening also included a ...
2019-06-30, 07:13

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
2019-06-05, 05:13

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United States has produced more NBA draft picks than Canada,...
2019-06-18, 05:26

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But the Autocar team knows better. These are 10 of the...
2019-07-06, 20:13

Wikipedia Co-Founder Picks a Nice Day to Log Off Thursday is projected to be a lovely summer day: high of 86, slight breeze and slightly overcast, no chance of rain—in New York anyhow. It’s also a national holiday. If all that sounds like good conditions to get away from the computer and enjoy the sunshine, incidentally, you’re part of a protest! ...
2019-07-01, 21:13

ESPN's 2019 AL and NL All-Star picks Who were unanimous picks as All-Star starters? Who were the most difficult omissions? Our experts make their selections for the 2019 Midsummer Classic....
2019-06-27, 19:39

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced that it has chosen AWS as its standard for both cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligenc...
2019-06-04, 22:00

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 03:26

Pop network picks up One Day At A Time for a new season We live in a bizarre new world where Netflix has started canceling beloved shows too soon and opening the door for traditional networks to swoop in and save them, which is exactly what is happening to One Day At A Time. The streaming service canceled the series back in March, following an unsuccessf...
2019-06-27, 23:26

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood." (May 24)        ...
2019-05-24, 20:00

McDaniels Picks Washington Over Kentucky At 1:00 AM Eastern time Wednesday morning, University of Kentucky recruit Jaden McDaniels finally made his college  and it was not good news for True Blue Fans. pic.twitter.com/wr12lgZjBO — Jmac (@Jmcdaniels7) May 22, 2019 McDaniels is a 6’10”, 185 pound forward from Washington and gives the Hu...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
2019-06-12, 13:13

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
2019-06-21, 03:26

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
2019-09-05, 17:52

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
2019-07-22, 08:00

WWE Picks Two Relics Of The '90s To Fix Its Creative Stagnation On Thursday, Sports Illustrated broke an “exclusive” story about a shift in WWE’s upper management. Effective immediately, the storied wrestling figures Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will take on the roles of Executive Directors for Raw and SmackDown Live, respectively. Though the report notably doe...
2019-06-28, 02:26

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
2019-09-13, 04:13

Mariano Rivera receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump: 'Maybe the greatest pitcher of all time' Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera -- a five-time World Series champ and the first man unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame – received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony with President Trump on Monday....
2019-09-17, 06:39

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee responds to Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ slam Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-04, 18:52

Cyntoia Brown Releases Debut Book Cover, Says She's 'Loving Every Single Thing' About Her Freedom Two weeks after her release in prison, Cyntoia Brown is sharing what’s she’s been enjoying the most about her freedom: the simple things....
2019-08-22, 07:00

'I’m Exercising My Freedom': Janelle Monae Talks Liberation in InStyle's Badass Women Issue What does a free black woman look like? After the coming out party that was Dirty Computer, she might look like Janelle Monáe, who liberated herself and countless fans with not only a stellar album in 2018, but the admission that she considers herself pansexual. And as the cover star of the 2019 edi...
2019-07-11, 16:26

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy Central protests, thousands of anti-government protesters surrounded the Hong Kong government offices and Legislative Council building at Ad...
2019-06-12, 10:26

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters began gathering once again in the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refused to meet an ultimatum for Lam’s resignation and the withdrawal of a divisive extradition bill. Hundreds of black-clad protesters stre...
2019-06-21, 03:52

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never surrender, not the parts about shrinking the feder...
2019-05-28, 18:39

Autocar confidential: Ferrari's extra-special speedster, Citroen calls for motoring freedom and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's gathering of gossip from the meeting rooms of motoring, we hear why Nissan didn't reinvent the Juke, how Mercedes' two very different EVs are very similar underneath, and more.  Marc...
2019-09-17, 08:00

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradition bill. Wong, 21, was completing a three month ...
2019-06-17, 13:13

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it, BP Chairman Helge Lund said as leaders of the world's largest economies gather for talks in Japan....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Only PM, Finance Minister Can Help: Maruti Suzuki Chairman On Auto Crisis Industry stalwart R C Bhargava, Chairman, Maruti Suzuki India believes that despite reluctance seen until now, the government is finally ready to help the auto sector that has been reeling under an......
2019-08-14, 11:13

Hudson's Bay chairman's bid unlikely to get full support: Investor Land & Buildings Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday a C$1.74 billion go-private offer for Hudson's Bay Co from chairman and other shareholders would likely not receive......
2019-06-18, 15:52

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO in new committees: Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Ltd plans to give seats in its four proposed committees to alliance partner Renault SA's chief executive and chairman, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing sources....
2019-06-19, 04:26

Nissan considers seats for Renault chairman, CEO on new committees, report says The alliance was plunged further into crisis this month as Renault's demand for a greater say in Nissan's governance drew rare public censure by the Japanese automaker....
2019-06-19, 13:00

Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 billion bid Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group......
2019-06-18, 18:26

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chinese auto makers....
2019-06-12, 23:52

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
2019-06-13, 15:52

UPDATE 2-Investor Litt says Hudson's Bay worth double chairman's C$1.74 bln bid Activist shareholder Jonathan Litt lambasted a C$1.74 billion bid to take Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co private as "woefully inadequate" on Tuesday, saying the chairman-led shareholder group looking to push through a deal could double the offer....
2019-06-18, 16:00

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia names head of PIF as Aramco chairman Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as chairman of Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, as the state oil giant prepares to go public....
2019-09-02, 22:13

'Not My People'---Trump Hectoring of Fed Chairman Complicates Rate Calls Repeated criticisms from the president are part of the context in which Jerome Powell must decide whether threats to the economy, including from trade fights, dictate an interest-rate cut soon....
2019-06-10, 22:52

Trial begins of Swedish soccer chairman accused of fraud The man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of Swedish soccer team Ostersund has appeared in court at the start of a trial in which he is accused of serious financial crimes       ...
2019-09-05, 15:52

UPDATE 1-FCC chairman circulates order to approve Sprint, T-Mobile tie-up Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday circulated a draft order that would grant approval to the $26 billion tie-up of T-Mobile Us Inc and Sprint Corp....
2019-08-14, 18:13

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21, 10:26

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: New regulations will force brokers to be 'very candid' with investors The SEC's Jay Clayton says the new conflict-of-interest rules won't stifle innovation in the brokerage space by adding unexpected regulatory expenses....
2019-06-06, 17:13

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, raising questions over Senard's future....
2019-06-12, 16:13

HSBC's Flint reversal raises risks for chairman Tucker HSBC's shock ousting of John Flint as chief executive was seen by some investors and bank insiders on Monday as a risky gambit by Chairman Mark Tucker given the political and economic uncertainties in the bank's core markets....
2019-08-05, 17:00

Saudi Arabia replaces Aramco chairman with head of PIF - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia has named Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of the kingdom's sovereign wealth fund, known as the PIF, as the chairman of state oil giant Aramco, replacing Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing an unnamed Saudi official. (Reporting by Rania El Gamal; editing by Davi...
2019-09-02, 16:39

Former Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech has died, Bild reports Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG's former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German carmaker from a regional manufacturer into a global automotive conglomerate, has passed away, German tabloid Bild said on Monday....
2019-08-27, 12:26

| Ineos chairman's Nice takeover receives green light English petrochemical billionaire Jim Ratcliffe can take over French football club Nice after the French Competition Authority gave the deal the all clear....
2019-08-21, 16:13

"Murderous Assault": Steelmaker SAIL's Chairman Attacked In Delhi The chairman of India's largest state-owned steel producer was assaulted by some people armed with iron rods in the national capital on Wednesday night, the Steel Authority of India Ltd said....
2019-08-08, 13:52

BSNL Hoping To Recover Rs 3,000-Crore From Enterprise Customers: Chairman Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is eyeing increased earnings from renting out its premises at various locations - the target for rental income has been set at about Rs 1,000 crore this year....
2019-08-12, 15:13

Equinox, SoulCycle say they 'do not support' Trump fundraiser hosted by chairman Stephen Ross, who is the chairman of The Related Companies, is hosting a luncheon for President Donald Trump on Friday at his residence in Southampton....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Daughter of late Korean Air chairman returns to work following scandal The younger daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.'s late chairman, Cho Yang-ho, returned to two management positions at logistics-centered Hanjin Group on Monday, 14 months after she was forced to resign....
2019-06-10, 13:13

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the first time since taking the helm at Renault....
2019-06-12, 21:26

Dow Jones tanks as Fed chairman raises doubts on further rate cuts Wall Street got what it wanted from the Federal Reserve — just not enough of it. The stock market plunged Wednesday despite the Fed announcing its first interest-rate cut in a decade, as Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled that the quarter-point cut was an “adjustment” and not the beginning of a “le...
2019-07-31, 23:13

Trump denies 'ever threatening to demote’ Fed chairman Jerome Powell President says ‘I’d be able to do that if I wanted but I haven’t suggested that’ when asked if he had considered such a moveDonald Trump has denied threatening to demote Jerome Powell, the chair of the Federal Reserve. Related: Fed chairman on reports that Trump is seeking to oust him: 'I'm here to ...
2019-06-23, 21:26

UK Conservative 1922 chairman to consult with committee after PM May meeting on Friday The head of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee, Graham Brady, said on Wednesday he would consult with the committee's executive following a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday....
2019-05-22, 21:52

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general meeting....
2019-05-23, 10:39

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
2019-05-23, 17:39

Rivals are jealous of Manchester City, says chairman Khaldoon Mubarak • ‘With success there is a certain level of envy’• Mubarak reacts to claims from La Liga presidentKhaldoon Mubarak has responded angrily to Javier Tebas, accusing the La Liga president of “hypocrisy”, with the Manchester City chairman also claiming jealousy among rivals is driving them to try to sme...
2019-05-26, 23:39

T-Mobile, Sprint make concessions, FCC chairman supports $26B merger T-Mobile and Sprint have made enough concessions that FCC chairman Ajit Pai is prepared to approve the telecom companies' $26 billion merger.        ...
2019-05-21, 15:00

Illycaffe chairman says open to partnership to expand cafe network Italian premium coffee maker illycaffe is open to a strategic partnership to help accelerate the growth of its retail network and could consider selling a minority stake for the first time in its 86-year history, Chairman Andrea Illy told Reuters....
2019-07-04, 19:00

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior that puts our employees or public at risk,” Foye....
2019-05-23, 01:13

TRAI to Focus on Regulatory Imbalance Between OTTs, Telcos: Chairman TRAI has said the scope of its consultation process on over-the-top applications (OTTs) is limited to examine if there are any regulatory imbalances between telecom service providers (TSPs) and OTT......
2019-05-21, 16:13

FCA chairman calls Renault merger plan an 'act of courage,' report says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ultimately felt conditions were not right to press ahead with the proposed Renault merger, Chairman John Elkann told La Stampa newspaper....
2019-07-10, 23:39

Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
2019-05-29, 21:26

Uniper chairman calls for signal from Fortum to resolve dispute Uniper's chairman on Sunday said talks with major shareholder Fortum to resolve a dispute between the two companies were on hold after two of the German utility's board members resigned....
2019-05-26, 23:26

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
2019-05-29, 12:39

Judiciary chairman throws cold water on Kavanaugh impeachment The House Judiciary Committee is too tied up with "impeaching the president" to take immediate action on a potential investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Monday."We have our hands full with impeaching the...
2019-09-16, 22:26

SEC Chairman Scolds Weak Anti-Corruption Enforcement Abroad Jay Clayton, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Monday chided counterparts around the world for spotty enforcement of antibribery laws....
2019-09-09, 21:13

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
2019-05-31, 13:26

More State Treasurers Back Split of Facebook's CEO and Chairman Roles Seven state treasurers are backing a shareholder proposal that would oust Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from his dual role as chairman of the social-media company....
2019-05-30, 18:52

Athleisure Picks Cool Moms Will Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-21, 16:26

Our Top 5 Picks From the Rebecca Minkoff Flash Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
2019-05-21, 16:26

The picks who fit Islanders’ big-picture approach to NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With only two picks in the first four rounds — for now — it seems as if the Islanders’ focus going into the NHL draft Friday night is on the big picture. That would include the future of two big free agents in recently minted Masterton Trophy-winning goalie Robin Lehner...
2019-06-21, 09:39

Aid effort picks up momentum as some Bahamians seek way out A few meager possessions stuffed in plastic bags, some of the haggard Bahamians who lost homes to the ravages of Hurricane Dorian are waiting at a small airport hoping to catch planes out of the disaster zone...
2019-09-06, 06:39

Wilder picks rematch with Ortiz for next bout The rematch means there won't be an undisputed title fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder this year, a match that looms as the biggest in boxing....
2019-05-29, 13:13

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
2019-06-17, 13:26

Papa John’s picks Arby’s exec as new CEO Papa John’s International on Tuesday named Arby’s Restaurant Group President Rob Lynch as its chief executive officer, replacing Steve Ritchie barely 19 months after he took the role, sending the shares of the world’s third-largest pizza chain up 3%. A former marketing executive at Yum Brands’ Taco ...
2019-08-27, 16:52

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
2019-06-12, 15:00

EU picks Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva to head IMF EU ministers meeting in Paris have selected Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to head the International Monetary Fund. The fractious vote revealed further divisions within the European Union....
2019-08-03, 01:26

Kyle Busch picks up 4th win of 2019 at Pocono Kyle Busch had the dominant car down the stretch at Pocono Raceway to win for the fourth time this year and move into a tie for ninth on the NASCAR Cup Series victory list....
2019-06-03, 00:52

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces them. This plan is a change from what ESPN ...
2019-06-19, 20:00

Expert picks: Predicting men's and women's winners Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer? Can Ash Barty make it two in a row? And is Serena Williams a favorite or a spoiler? ESPN's tennis experts make their London picks....
2019-06-29, 16:52

Sources: Conley sent to Jazz for 3 players, picks Guard Mike Conley is headed to the Utah Jazz in a trade that sends Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder and two draft picks to the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-06-19, 21:13

Our Home Run Derby and All-Star Game picks As baseball's stars prepare to swing for the fences on Monday and face off under the lights on Tuesday, our experts make their boldest All-Star week calls....
2019-07-09, 00:26

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have in our electronic arsenals—smartphones, tablets, ...
2019-05-23, 16:26

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
2019-07-03, 05:13

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
2019-06-12, 16:13

NBA draft recap: All 60 picks, first-round analysis The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
2019-06-21, 14:26

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and television....
2019-08-23, 18:00

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, continuing the German carmaker's tradition of promoting production chiefs to the top job even as the auto industry expands into new areas such as technology and services....
2019-07-19, 13:13

Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston guard James Harden were unanimous selections to the 2018-19 All-NBA first team, released Thursday....
2019-05-23, 23:26

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

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
2019-08-15, 01:13

Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups Playoff hopefuls square off when the Braves play the Cardinals and the Indians meet the Rays. Who has the upper hand? And what else are we looking forward to?...
2019-05-24, 17:52

Johnson a little less sure-footed as Hunt picks up the pace The Boris Johnson show rolled into Birmingham for the first of sixteen Tory leadership hustings, with a full-blown scandal and an unwelcome press entourage demanding answers to uncomfortable questions....
2019-06-23, 01:52

RBS picks Rose as first woman to run major UK bank The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has picked Alison Rose to become its next chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
2019-08-11, 01:52

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker also were big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced....
2019-05-24, 15:26

American Restoration: 30% of judges will be Trump picks President Trump, who plans to have named 150 federal judges by the end of this year, is on a pace to fill 30% of the bench, a historic legacy being tied to the conservative movement to restore America.5177RSpg60L._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgLegal experts said that over his first term, Trump is expect...
2019-07-05, 17:39

Economic growth picks up in May driven by car production The UK economy performed better than many economists' expected in May, according to official figures pointing to growth of 0.3% on the previous month....
2019-07-10, 11:13

Guidemaster: Ars picks 11 gifts you can get Dad for Father’s Day 2019 Enlarge / These kids evidently got their dad a tie or some kind of parking lot toy... were wireless, noise-cancelling headphones not yet a thing? (credit: Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis) The annual day devoted to dads is approaching yet again, so it's time to start thinking (if you have...
2019-06-11, 17:13

Monsoon activity picks up late week! TUCSON – It was an active afternoon and evening for several spots yesterday but that won’t be the same case today. Today: A.M. showers for Metro Tucson, P.M. scattered storms to the south and east (20%). High: 103° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 80° Tomorrow: Isolated to scattere...
2019-08-06, 17:00

‘Legion’ Picks Up the Pieces of a Shattering Twist The creator Noah Hawley discusses how the heady FX drama will evolve in its final season, now that its hero has done “something that we can’t morally tolerate.”...
2019-06-27, 22:13

Carlyle picks banks for PA Consulting sale The private equity backers of PA Consulting Group, one of the world's oldest management consultancies, have hired bankers to help review options for the future ownership of the business....
2019-08-06, 14:26

Town picks up the pieces after destructive tornado Mike Karbo's neighbor woke him up about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, asking for his help rescuing two people from a collapsed garage. But Karbo, information director for the town of Burke, South Dakota, said that was only the beginning of the damage from a tornado that rolled in overnight....
2019-08-07, 23:39

Grateful threads: The best tie-dye fashion picks for summer Get groovy! Tie-dye is back in a major way, a time-traveling trend that’s arrived straight from 1969. No longer just a summer-camp staple, this psychedelic pattern is now a fashionable favorite with a stylish mix of stars, from It girls, including Gigi Hadid and Lucy Hale, to rap royalty such as A$A...
2019-07-01, 18:39

Guidemaster: Ars picks the best wireless keyboards you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Sometimes the default just doesn't cut it, and that's often true when it comes to keyboards. Whether you're working on a desktop or a laptop, the keyboard you were given or the keyboard built into the machine may not be the best for your working style. If that...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Chase has announced the Freedom credit card's Q3 bonus categories — including 5% cash back at gas stations Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Chase The Chase Freedom card offers 5% cash back — or 5x points — in different categories each quar...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Conservative firebrand Tomi Lahren admitted her 'Freedom' clothing line is not made in America after backlash Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren announced Friday that her "Freedom" athleisure line is not made in the United States. Lahren responded to the widespread backlash a week after she announced the line, which she said is for customers that are "proud of the country they l...
2019-08-31, 22:13

Watch live: Donald Trump awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer President Donald Trump on Wednesday is scheduled to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, an adviser to former President Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-20, 01:26

Baseball Hall of Famer, Yankees great Mariano Rivera receives Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump calls Hall of Fame Yankees closer Mariano Rivera "maybe the greatest pitcher of all time" in awarding nation's highest civilian honor.       ...
2019-09-17, 14:13

FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
2019-06-23, 08:26

Councilwoman demands Hurricane Sandy work audit from new NYCHA chairman Welcome to New York, Greg Russ! One New York City Councilwoman is greeting the Housing Authority’s new chairman with a broadside demanding improved oversight over still-ongoing Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction work at Lower East Side developments, following a crane collapse and other fiascos. The let...
2019-08-10, 04:13

Russia To Share Rocket Engine Technology With India, Says ISRO Chairman India and Russia are discussing a wide range of cooperation in the space sector with the latter's offer of its semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India's human space capsule,......
2019-08-25, 22:00

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work - FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 18:13

UPDATE 5-Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and separating CEO-chairman Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows Renault deal can work: FCA chairman Fiat's experience with Chrysler shows the scope of what Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could achieve in the next few years if a proposed merger with Renault went through, the chairman of the Italian-American car maker said on Monday....
2019-05-27, 17:39

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
2019-09-04, 17:00

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
2019-07-10, 21:13

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay chairman's bid unlikely to get full support -Investor Land & Buildings Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday a C$1.74 billion go-private offer for Hudson's Bay Co from chairman and other shareholders would likely not receive majority approval of remaining shareholders....
2019-06-18, 15:13

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 22:00

UPDATE 4-Exxon holders reject separate CEO-chairman, climate resolutions Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
2019-05-29, 21:13

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a plan to overhaul its leadership structure in a move to allow more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations....
2019-06-11, 09:13

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising questions over Senard's future....
2019-06-12, 21:26

Russia's Sistema has no plans to sell Detsky Mir - TASS cites chairman Russian business conglomerate Sistema has no plans to sell its stake in children's retailer Detsky Mir, TASS news agency quoted Sistema Chairman Vladimir Yevtushenkov as saying on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 06:52

Exxon shareholders reject resolutions on climate and splitting CEO, chairman roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal to split the chief executive officer and board chairman roles that some had promoted to protest a decision to strike an unrelated climate change resolution from the ballot....
2019-05-30, 07:13

Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort may go to Rikers Island jail: source Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who was convicted of tax and bank fraud, may be transferred to Rikers Island jail in New York to face state criminal charges, a person familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-04, 21:00

Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail versus real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
2019-06-23, 11:26

RPT-FOCUS-Hudson's Bay's chairman's buyout bid pits retail vs real estate The success of Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker's $1.3 billion bid to take the department store operator private hinges on whether an independent valuator will view the company more as a retailer and less as a real estate owner, corporate governance experts and analysts said....
2019-06-24, 10:00

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
2019-05-31, 17:52

India Will Achieve 8% Growth From 2020-21: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has voiced confidence that India will achieve economic growth of 8 per cent plus from fiscal year 2020-21 onwards as structural reforms like the GST are set to......
2019-07-22, 10:01

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split -FT Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday....
2019-08-20, 03:52

Inter chairman Zhang defends his fans amid racism debate Inter Milan chairman Steven Zhang defended his club's fans after some of them published a letter on social media in support of the rival fans who racially abused striker Romelu Lukaku at a game       ...
2019-09-12, 19:26

Great Wall may consider building cars in Europe once sales hit 50,000 a year: chairman China's Great Wall Motor may consider building car manufacturing facilities in the European Union once its sales there hit 50,000 units a year, its chairman said, as part of a push to seek growth in overseas markets....
2019-09-11, 09:52

France's Le Maire to meet Renault chairman, says Nissan alliance priority French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger remained an "interesting opportunity" but added he would tell the French carmaker's chairman that strengthening the Renault-Nissan alliance was the priority....
2019-06-13, 11:00

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
2019-05-25, 16:13

UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21, 04:13

Former Louisville board chairman: Ex-university president said trustee funded strippers An ex-Louisville board of trustees chairman testifies that ex-university president James Ramsey told him a trustee funded Katina Powell's sex parties.       ...
2019-08-13, 23:26