REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 14:13

New York will sue drug companies for ‘immeasurable’ damage done by opioids

New York State will sue drug manufacturers and distributors for allegedly defrauding the state and consumers of $2 billion for peddling addictive opioid painkillers they knew were unsafe, Gov. Cuomo a...

New York will sue drug companies for ‘immeasurable’ damage done by opioids

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US drug companies seek removal of judge set to preside over opioids trial Petition claims Judge Dan Polster’s ‘unusual level of commitment’ to reaching a settlement in the case had affected his decision-makingUS drug companies are seeking the removal of the judge set to preside over a landmark trial in which it will be claimed deceptive marketing and a lack of oversight h...
2019-09-15, 10:52

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, the latest World Drug Report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) revealed on Wednesday. ...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Drug Ring Importing Opioids Busted In US, 8 Indians-Origin Men Arrested US authorities have busted a drug distribution ring that imported millions of opioid pills from India with the arrest of eight people with ties to that country, according to authorities....
2019-09-13, 14:52

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with negotiations....
2019-08-06, 21:00

Former Drug Company Execs, Pharmacists Arrested for Allegedly Flooding Small Towns With Opioids Federal officials have indicted two former executives at the pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken for allegedly distributing millions of opioid pills illegally in rural Appalachia. Two pharmacists have also been charged, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern Dist...
2019-07-19, 23:13

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
2019-08-04, 13:39

No panic stations as Barty heads to New York to do some damage "No worries" is one of Australia's more notable contributions to the English language but Ash Barty has preferred the mantra "no panic stations" over the last few weeks as she hit the American hardcourts to prepare for the U.S. Open....
2019-08-22, 08:26

These Drug Companies Are Too Frail to Cure The calamity engulfing generic-drug stocks has many causes. They are all made worse by one simple malady: too much debt. Solving the problem is much tougher than identifying it....
2019-06-02, 18:39

Inside Joan Rivers' Immeasurable Legacy It's been five years since the world was forced to say goodbye to Joan Rivers. Days after the trailblazing comedian and seemingly indefatigable workhorse was placed into a medically......
2019-09-04, 15:26

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
2019-06-27, 19:13

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitriptyline – not exactly memorable, are they?Peter H...
2019-06-04, 22:13

U.S. judge orders big drug companies to face opioid trial A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected efforts by major drugmakers, pharmacies and distributors to dismiss claims that they caused the nation's opioid crisis, clearing the way for a scheduled landmark trial even as he pushes for a nationwide settlement....
2019-09-04, 03:26

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads A federal court judge said the Health and Human Services Department had overreached its regulatory authority in trying to force drugmakers to disclose their prices....
2019-07-09, 02:39

Judge blocks Trump administration from requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge ruled Monday to block the Trump administration from forcing pharmaceutical companies to list the prices of medication in television advertisements....
2019-07-09, 05:13

Drug companies shipped thousands of pain pill orders it should have halted, documents say Drug companies flooded vulnerable communities in American with billions of painkillers for years in the name of profit without proper oversight, highlighting the pharmaceutical industry's role in the opioid epidemic according to federal authorities. ...
2019-07-21, 07:13

Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, setting up a fight with the federal government ahead of an Oct. 21 election....
2019-08-24, 06:52

Drug companies challenging Trudeau government policy aimed at lowering prices The filing ratchets up a confrontation between the pharmaceutical industry and the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which has vowed to make affordability a key plank of its election campaign....
2019-08-24, 06:26

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
2019-07-09, 05:26

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
2019-07-09, 07:26

UPDATE 3-Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, setting up a fight with the federal government ahead of an Oct. 21 election....
2019-08-24, 02:00

Pharma companies are counting on cloud computing and AI to make drug development faster and cheaper Hyperscale cloud providers AWS, Microsoft and Google are working with biotech and pharma firms to use AI and cloud computing to improve the odds of creating a successful new drug....
2019-08-12, 10:39

Drug companies shipped hundreds of millions of suspicious opioid orders to Ohio, court documents say Drug manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and practitioners acted as street couriers and shipped "hundreds of millions" of suspicious opioid doses over 20 years to two Ohio counties, according to a motion filed in federal court for the Northern District of Ohio....
2019-07-23, 01:26

Inside the secret messages that allegedly show how big drug companies plotted to increase the price of your medicines Getty In April 2014, after the drugmaker Mylan hiked prices on more than seven of its drugs, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's largest generic drugmaker and one of Mylan's biggest rivals, allegedly wanted to increase its prices, too. Just four days later, Teva employees were sharing detail...
2019-06-08, 00:13

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in her home state....
2019-05-28, 19:13

Nicky Barnes, New York drug lord known as Mr Untouchable, dead at 78 Barnes had entered the witness protection program and died in 2012 aged 78 – or possibly 79 – according to the New York TimesNicky Barnes, an ostentatious New York City drug lord who was played by Cuba Gooding Jr in the Ridley Scott film American Gangster, is dead. Related: Frank Lucas, the drug lor...
2019-06-09, 08:13

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
2019-05-24, 05:52

Hundreds of drug dogs could face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of already-trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said.        ...
2019-05-22, 20:52

Drug bust reveals New York home doubled as illicit day care center: report Authorities in New York conducting a drug bust at a Rockland County home Tuesday were shocked after six children were reportedly discovered inside the residence at the time of the bust....
2019-06-21, 20:26

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Mast...
2019-06-18, 03:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted orphan drug status for its drug to treat eosinophilic esophagitis and unveiled positive results from a late-stage trial on a triple-drug therapy targeting a severe lung disease....
2019-08-28, 10:00

Alleged drug gang thwarted by giant seal in $1bn Australian drug bust Meth, cocaine and ecstasy found stashed under seaweed off Western Australia after yacht used by alleged smugglers ran agroundThree more men have been charged over a massive A$1bn drug haul found on a tiny island off Western Australia after a yacht ran aground and was abandoned, sparking a search for...
2019-09-12, 23:00

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
2019-08-08, 09:26

U.S. FDA grants orphan drug status to AstraZeneca's asthma drug Fasenra AstraZeneca said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug status to its severe asthma drug, Fasenra, to treat eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE)....
2019-08-28, 10:00

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
2019-08-08, 11:52

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day A new study finds that doctors are more likely to write opioid prescriptions during the last appointments of the day and if appointments are running late....
2019-09-06, 05:26

Using opioids a delicate balancing act Got a headache? Take a painkiller. Abdominal pain? Why not take a tablet? And for severe complaints? Opioids can help. But whether taken as medication or for leisure, they can quickly become highly addictive....
2019-08-28, 08:13

Intimate look at a mom, a son, and their battle with opioids Deb Ware and her 22-year-old son Sam opened their home to The Associated Press to shine a light on the pharmaceutical opioid addiction that has fractured their family...
2019-09-06, 06:39

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
2019-06-06, 14:39

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
2019-06-07, 07:26

Teens who abuse opioids likely to use heroin, study says More than 13 percent of young people who currently use prescription opioids to get high, and nearly 11 percent of who stopped using them to get high, moved on to heroin after graduation....
2019-07-08, 23:00

How opioids invaded America — and are now tightening their grip After a breakup in 2008, a cousin gave Ashlee Krichmar, then 20, a Percocet. She’d never much liked them in the past — they made her sick — but that day the college student majoring in business management took the pill. “It numbed all the emotions I was having at the time, so I didn’t......
2019-06-15, 19:26

Coroner: Opioids and alcohol in Skaggs' system An autopsy report released Friday showed that the opioids fentanyl and oxycodone, along with alcohol, were in Tyler Skaggs' system at the time of his death. The Los Angeles Angels pitcher was 27....
2019-08-31, 06:39

Most kids can manage pain after surgery without opioids (Reuters Health) - About one in five kids are prescribed opioids after common pediatric surgeries, but a new study suggests they may do just as well with alternative pain relievers like acetaminophen or ibuprofen....
2019-09-10, 23:39

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
2019-07-17, 00:39

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursd...
2019-07-21, 05:52

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28, 20:39

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their use. Researchers from the University Of Michigan looked at nearly 600,000 people treated for a sprained ankle. About a quarter of those patients were p...
2019-07-09, 19:00

Purdue Pharma Settles Thousands of Opioids Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide....
2019-09-11, 21:00

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
2019-06-15, 04:39

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28, 13:13

MLB, union to discuss opioids testing after Skaggs death Major League Baseball and the players' association will discuss the possibility of more widespread testing for opioids following the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs       ...
2019-09-07, 03:26

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids at late-day appointments, study says A patient is 33 percent more likely to receive a prescription during a late-day doctor's appointment, or appointment with a doctor that is running late, than one earlier in the day, according to new research....
2019-08-30, 21:39

Opioids addiction rising in India as US drugmakers push painkillers As the Indian government loosens its prescription opioid laws after decades of lobbying by palliative care advocates, the cash-fed healthcare system is ripe for misuseIn the crowded waiting room of Dr Sunil Sagar’s clinic, in the working-class neighborhood of Bhagwanpur Khera, a toddler breathes fro...
2019-08-28, 14:26

Autopsy of Angels’ Tyler Skaggs Reveals Opioids in His System The coroner’s report said that the Angels pitcher, who died at 27 in a Texas hotel room last month, had been intoxicated by fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol....
2019-08-31, 04:26

`Pain League’ allegedly pushed opioids in Italy An AP report finds Big Parma is still pushing opioids outside of the U.S. The report details a corruption investigation in Italy alleging pharmaceutical officials paid a pain doctor to help them market opioids in the country. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29, 09:00

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids Anthony Rattini accused of ignoring evidence of opioids’ harmCharges mark shift in effort to hold drug firms to accountFederal prosecutors have charged a former president of a major pharmaceutical distributor with flooding parts of Appalachia with millions of opioid pills while ignoring evidence the...
2019-07-19, 20:13

Factbox: Oklahoma judge finds J&J liable in first trial over opioids An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson was liable for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic and ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million following a trial in a lawsuit brought by the state's attorney general. J&J said it would appeal the decision....
2019-08-27, 04:13

Mixing opioids, cannabis may increase anxiety, depression in adults Recent research showed that while people who use cannabis and opioids showed no relief in pain, they did have higher levels of anxiety and depression....
2019-08-13, 03:13

AP Report: ‘Pain League’ allegedly pushed opioids in Italy PARMA, Italy (AP) — Managers with Purdue Pharma’s international arm, Mundipharma, have been swept up in a corruption scandal in Italy for allegedly paying a prominent pain doctor to push opioids. The case has been unfolding in Italy with little notice, even as Purdue faces lawsuits in the U.S....
2019-05-29, 07:39

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioids Cases The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide....
2019-09-11, 22:39

Ohio pharmaceutical distributor accused of flooding Appalachia with opioids A criminal indictment this week accuses an Ohio pharmaceutical distributor of scheming to flood parts of rural Appalachia with millions of painkillers, contributing to the opioid epidemic....
2019-07-20, 19:39

‘Overwhelming hopelessness’: city says opioids crisis settlement won’t fix things Akron officials say no amount of money will restore families and institutions upended by prescription painkillers like OxyContinThe tentative settlement involving the US opioids crisis and the maker of the narcotic prescription painkiller OxyContin could mean that thousands of local governments will...
2019-09-12, 23:00

U.S. imposes sanctions on Argentina-based online pharmacies for opioids The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday placed sanctions on Goldpharma, an Argentina-based network of online pharmacies that it said contributed to the opioid crisis by selling clandestinely produced narcotics to customers in the United States....
2019-05-23, 22:13

Purdue Pharma Responds to Wave of Opioids Litigation by Filing for Bankruptcy. What Happens Now? Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company facing an onslaught of litigation for allegedly contributing to the opioid crisis, filed for bankruptcy on Sunday as part of a tentative, yet controversial settlement with state and local governments. Purdue is being sued in various courts over using allegedly...
2019-09-17, 08:00

American gets life sentence for smuggling opioids from China and using ‘dark web’ to spread them across US A jury in federal court reached a guilty verdict on several felony charges against a man in Utah accused of running and maintaining a pill-pressing operation that distributed fentanyl-laced opioids across the country....
2019-08-31, 18:39

'Purdue and the Sacklers must be shut down completely': critics slam opioids settlement Connecticut attorney general says company ‘started this fire and poured gasoline on it’ as many states reject tentative dealAt least 20 states have rejected a tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with the OxyContin maker, Purdue Pharma, that would go toward helping with the costs of the opioids ...
2019-09-12, 23:00

White House steps up fight against foreign-made fentanyl, synthetic opioids The White House announced new steps Wednesday to fight the arrival of synthetic opioids on U.S. soil, identifying several Chinese nationals as "significant narcotics traffickers."...
2019-08-21, 18:13

Autopsy reveals Tyler Skaggs choked to death on vomit after taking opioids The stunning death of 27-year-old Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was the result of an accidental overdose of opioids (fentanyl and oxycodone) and alcohol, according to autopsy results — and the grieving family believes a team employee may be partly responsible for the tragedy. Skaggs, who was discovere...
2019-08-31, 07:00

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local governments       ...
2019-09-16, 17:13

Doctor-turned-analyst says it was clear opioids were dangerously addictive, reacting to J&J ruling Cowen analyst Dr. Josh Jennings says he can't see how Johnson and Johnson or any health-care company can say opioids weren't dangerously addictive....
2019-08-27, 23:39

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
2019-05-26, 05:52

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement in opioids case, plaintiffs' lawyers say Offer by company and Sackler family valued at up to $12bnCompany to fight opponents of deal in bankruptcy proceedingsPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has reached a tentative deal with about half the states and thousands of local governments over its role in America’s deadly opioid epidemic, bu...
2019-09-11, 23:26

'A battle worth waging': family whose son died in opioids crisis celebrate Oklahoma settlement Austin Box’s family find comfort knowing that his story played an important role in the long fight against crisisEight years after her son, Austin Box, died at 22-years-old from a lethal mix of prescription painkillers, Gail Box finds comfort knowing his story is playing an important role in the bat...
2019-08-29, 00:00

6 cancer patients developed rare blood infection after nurse tampered with opioids: report At least six patients at a cancer facility in New York were sickened with a rare blood infection after a nurse allegedly tampered with injectable opioids, diluting the medication with tap water. ...
2019-08-10, 08:13

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
2019-07-03, 16:52

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative opioids settlement but it falls short of national deal Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
2019-07-14, 17:39

New York coroner 'confident' Epstein's death was suicide: New York Times New York City's chief medical examiner is confident Jeffrey Epstein died by hanging himself in the jail cell where he was being held without bail on sex-trafficking charges, but is awaiting more information before releasing her determination, the New York Times reported on Sunday, citing a city offi...
2019-08-12, 05:39

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids. The post AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-29, 07:39

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has criticized Donald Trump. She's also fought against opioids and supported schools As Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley's criticism of President Donald Trump's remarks on the Ohio mass shooting draws national attention, some ask: Who is she?        ...
2019-08-07, 08:52

Judge dismisses Johnson & Johnson's request to toss out lawsuit over opioids crisis Oklahoma judge says state presented sufficient evidence alleging that the company played a leading role in creating the epidemicThe pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over accusations it drove the US opioid epidemic now claiming 130 lives a day, an Oklahoma judge has...
2019-07-09, 00:26

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across screens in an Oklahoma courtroom have jarred with the family-friendly public image of Johnson & Johnson, the pharmaceutical giant best known for baby powde...
2019-06-23, 11:26

Johnson & Johnson ran 'cunning' scheme to market opioids, attorney says Oklahoma state attorney general is suing company for $17bn, to fund treatment and offset other costs of the opioid epidemicThe pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson ran a “cunning, cynical and deceitful scheme” to mass-market opioid painkillers that created the biggest drug epidemic in US history, ...
2019-07-16, 00:52

Yankees troll Red Sox with 'New York, New York' after eliminating Boston from AL East contention The Yankees eliminated the Red Sox from AL East contention and celebrated in the clubhouse with Frank Sinatra’s ‘New York, New York.’       ...
2019-09-10, 16:26

Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats Former heavyweight contender Monte Barrett condemns boxing's drug cheats and says his own failed test in 2011 was a mix-up that can happen to anyone The post Monte Barrett: Not all ‘drug cheats’ are drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-09-07, 21:00

When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done With or without a citizenship question on the census form, the political climate has made immigrant communities wary of opening their doors for census workers....
2019-06-27, 22:39

Floodwaters damage historic sub (KJRH/NBC News) Repair estimates are in for a World War II submarine pushed from its resting spot at an Oklahoma war memorial when floodwaters hit in May. The USS Batfish floated from its resting spot on May 23rd. The USS Batfish now sits 12 feet uphill, out of its hole in which it used to rest. The...
2019-07-09, 00:52

Deforestation damage goes far beyond the Amazon West Africa and Congo basin are hotspots for forest loss but receive lower global attentionWorld losing forest the size of UK each year, report findsThe burning of the Amazon has caused alarm around the world, from the Vatican to the G7, and there are fears that unless the fires are stopped swiftly ...
2019-09-12, 23:52

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
2019-07-04, 08:13

Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri A tornado skirted just a few miles north of Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a catastrophic tornado that killed 161 people in the city. The tornado caused damage in the nearby town of Carl Junction. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23, 12:39

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
2019-06-19, 00:52

Solheim Cup: US limits damage to trail 4 1/2-3-1/2 on Day 1 The United States limited the damage on the opening day of the Solheim Cup by making 18th-hole birdies in the final two matches of the afternoon fourballs to secure half-points and trail Europe 4 1/2-3 1/2.        ...
2019-09-13, 22:52

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports of damage. The USGS at the University of Memphis s...
2019-06-07, 05:52

Deepnudes developer shuts it down, but the damage is done There’s no positive use case for developing an app with the sole purpose of using AI to predict what a clothed woman, in an image, would look like nude – full stop. Developing such an app, as did the person(s) responsible for Deepnudes, is an act of hate and an attack on women. At best, those who wo...
2019-06-28, 01:26

WH: Bahamians fleeing Dorian damage are welcome The Trump administration says evacuees fleeing the Bahamas after the devastating Hurricane Dorian are welcome in the United States, because "this is a humanitarian mission." (Sept. 9)        ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The inquiry into the environmental cost of tourism an...
2019-07-18, 12:26

Damage reported in El Reno after likely tornado Officials confirmed at least two fatalities after a destructive tornado ripped through El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. An unknown number of people remain missing....
2019-05-26, 15:26

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
2019-05-30, 11:52

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-30, 14:39

Crappy parenting can damage your kid’s DNA: report Blame your parents for all your problems? Science supports that. A new report by researchers at Lomo Linda University suggests that aloof and unsupportive parenting damages their children’s health on a genetic level, potentially leading to disease and early death in adulthood. “The way s...
2019-06-01, 00:26

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own health perils...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Amazon wildfires set to cause irreversible damage By the end of the dry season, the fires in Brazil could spread to other untouched forest areas, threatening the survival of individual tree species. But it's still too early to assess the full extent of the damage....
2019-08-27, 21:13

Quakes in Albania damage 100 homes, four injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring four people and causing damage to 100 houses, authorities and eyewitnesses said....
2019-06-01, 20:39

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
2019-07-24, 18:13

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
2019-06-19, 16:52

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futureThere was once a banker in his 50s who had worked seven days a week for 25 years and become a very wealthy man. Then, at the apex of his career, he l...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Man Takes Car For Spin At Trump's Golf Course, Causes $17,000 In Damage A 26-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly driving his car onto President Donald Trump's golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, and doing "doughnuts" on the......
2019-09-11, 06:00

Multiple tornadoes cause damage in central Indiana Weather officials say severe storms in central Indiana produced at least four tornadoes, leaving thousands without power and damaging buildings. No injuries were reported. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

How crushed eggshells could help repair bone damage In an effort to find better ways of supporting bone growth for transplants, a study in vitro and in vivo has turned to an unusual material: eggshells....
2019-07-10, 14:13

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back at hurricane damage Crews with bulldozers and dump trucks have removed tons of debris from the Florida Panhandle since Hurricane Michael slammed ashore in October, wrecking miles of homes and businesses, yet signs of the storm's fury remain everywhere as hurricane season approaches....
2019-05-31, 22:13

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
2019-07-11, 12:00

Hurricane Dorian causes $7B in property damage to Bahamas Hurricane Dorian inflicted as much as $7 billion in property damage to the Bahamas when it struck the island chain with staggering 225-mph wind gusts, according to bean-counters. The estimate, from Boston-based insurance adjusters Karen Clark & Co., which specializes in assessing damage from catastr...
2019-09-06, 01:00

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
2019-06-29, 00:39

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German police say....
2019-08-13, 18:00

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occurred from October 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Some...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Correction: damage at Noah’s Ark attraction story WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years. A corrected version of the story is below: In the...
2019-05-25, 19:13

Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old Kai Scott reportedly crashed into a saguaro near ...
2019-07-11, 03:52

Widespread tornado damage near Kansas City Damage is widespread in areas of Kansas near Kansas City, after multiple tornadoes tore through on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29, 13:39

Check Your Nintendo Switch Cartridges for Damage Before You Use Them The Nintendo Switch is a fun game console, but it’s surprisingly fragile. Its kickstand can snap off like a twig; its screen is easy to scratch; and, apparently, inserting a damaged game cartridge into your console can break the card reader, making it unable to play physical games....
2019-06-10, 23:52

Damage reported in El Reno, Oklahoma, after likely tornado Officials confirmed at least two fatalities after a destructive tornado ripped through El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. An unknown number of people remain missing....
2019-05-26, 14:13

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
2019-06-13, 22:52

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,” explained AccuWeather senior meteorologist and l...
2019-07-13, 07:13

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
2019-08-07, 04:39

Failure Of A Big Non-Banking Lender Could Cause Large Damage: RBI The central bank said bank borrowings have risen. Their share of total borrowings was 29.2 per cent in March 2019 versus 23.6 per cent a year earlier and 21.2 per centin March 2017....
2019-06-28, 12:39

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
2019-06-28, 15:39

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Brazil's Braskem says it has not identified causes of Alagoas damage Brazil petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Monday that investigators it had hired had not yet determined what caused property damage near its mining project in the state of Alagoas, according to a filing....
2019-09-16, 18:00

Explosion on ‘Bond 25’ set causes injury, damage to studio NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie has injured one crew member and damaged a stage at Pinewood Studios. The film’s official Twitter account said the accident Tuesday came from a “controlled explosion.” No one was injured on set but a crew member ou...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the US during the first half of 2019. The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The ...
2019-08-13, 00:26

New Machu Picchu airport raises damage fears Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those who worry about the project's effect on the Sacred Valley....
2019-05-30, 13:52

South Korea surveying damage from powerful typhoon South Korea is surveying the aftermath of one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, but the country appears to have escaped widespread damage...
2019-09-08, 08:52

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Quakes in Albania damage some homes, five reported injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring five people and causing damage to five houses, the Defense Ministry and local media reported....
2019-06-01, 11:39

Teens damage MTA bus with rocks, bricks and chair after being kicked off A pair of unruly teens who were tossed off a Bronx bus retaliated by throwing rocks, bricks and a chair at the vehicle’s windows, according to police and footage released Friday of the meteoric meltdown. The two teen girls were on the BX11 MTA bus around 6:15 p.m. June 25 near East 170th Stree...
2019-08-10, 04:13

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
2019-08-09, 09:13

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Germany’s governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany’s governing parties are licking their wounds after a battering in the European Parliament elections, vowing to improve their performance but offering little prospect of dramatic change or of heads rolling...
2019-05-27, 19:26

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's placement on the list last month means that the manufacturer is unable to obtain U.S. parts and soft...
2019-06-13, 04:39

'Damage has been done': Newark water crisis echoes Flint The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street recreation center. Typically, they would be dri...
2019-08-25, 18:00

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut is being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratford, officials said. Residual delays of up to 30 minutes into Grand Central Terminal are reported due to single-tracking after wires that provide powe...
2019-06-17, 17:52

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
2019-05-29, 17:39

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has 'significant damage' An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has "significant damage to her internal organs."...
2019-06-06, 17:52

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
2019-07-19, 20:52

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
2019-07-06, 13:26

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05, 01:00

Chiefs' LeSean McCoy has no significant ankle damage Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy had an MRI Monday after injuring his ankle in a game against the Oakland Raiders. The scan revealed no significant damage....
2019-09-17, 18:39

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
2019-07-06, 23:39

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has ‘significant damage’ CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has “significant damage to her internal organs.” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the comments came Wednesday during a brief hearing for...
2019-06-06, 17:00

Many items in Rhode Island’s archives are at risk of damage PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An assessment of the Rhode Island state archives has found that many items, including the state’s copy of the Bill of Rights, are at risk of damage because they’re kept in a building that’s not meant for preserving rare, historic documents. Secretary of Stat...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
2019-08-03, 03:52

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of Oklahoma City that was ...
2019-05-27, 21:13

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
2019-07-11, 11:13

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’ First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK’s network of river barriers and defences, according to research.The Association of British Insurers (ABI) says it is the first time the financial cont...
2019-06-12, 09:52

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off Chile, no damage reported An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off Chile's coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but local authorities said there was no immediate report of any damage....
2019-08-01, 21:52

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes....
2019-06-03, 06:13

Vandals Again Damage Homes, Cars In Meadowthorpe Neighborhood LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police have reported a second night of vandalism in the city’s Meadowthorpe neighborhood. On Thursday, authorities say, someone damaged more than a dozen vehicles with a BB gun. Police say it happened again overnight Saturday into Sunday morning. At le...
2019-06-16, 17:26

While No Longer a Hurricane, Dorian Still Inflicts Damage on Canada More than 450,000 homes and businesses in three provinces were without power on Saturday as the storm, downgraded from a Category 2 hurricane struck the coast....
2019-09-08, 04:52

Kentucky Noah’s Ark attraction sues over flood damage WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company rescue them from flooding that caused nearly $1 million in property damages. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that he...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

California assessing damage after biggest earthquake in 20 years A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
2019-07-06, 20:26

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they were preparing to help Brazil fight the fires burning across the Amazon rainforest and repair the damage even as tens of thousands of soldiers were being deployed to fight the blazes that have caused global alarm....
2019-08-26, 00:52

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Tornadoes In Ohio Leave At Least One Dead, Widespread Damage Ohio residents inspected destroyed homes and debris-strewn streets Tuesday after powerful tornadoes ripped through the US state overnight, killing at least one person and causing widespread damage and......
2019-05-29, 03:26

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically, memory. Manganese is a trace element which natur...
2019-08-15, 00:52

Fire causes severe damage at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
2019-07-18, 14:39

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
2019-06-19, 03:52

The Latest: Kansas City airport reopens after storm damage KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Midwest (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Kansas City International Airport is open again after a harrowing night of storms that left debris over the runway, including debris apparently from a tornado-ravaged town nearly 50 miles away. A tornado...
2019-05-29, 16:00

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

Far-right wins French vote in EU election, but Macron limits damage Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over President Emmanuel Macron's party was narrow....
2019-05-26, 23:26

Equifax adds extra step to claim $125 damage award Over the last several days, consumers who signed up to receive the money instead of free credit monitoring must confirm that they are entitled to the monetary compensation....
2019-09-09, 19:13

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday. The Nov. 8 Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, incinerating about 14,000 homes and killing 85. State investiga...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Millions of people who use park face up to 93 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stress and anxiety with a dose of nature in Richmond Park says the expansion of Heathrow airport will be detrimental to mental health.Heathrow will on Tuesday publish a...
2019-06-17, 16:39

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries....
2019-07-05, 01:39

Stem cell treatment may reverse heart attack damage Researchers have developed a method of growing new tissue from stem cells that can repair the harm caused by a heart attack, according to a new study....
2019-08-07, 09:13

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup on him and posted pictures on social media. By the ...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
2019-06-08, 03:00

Lyme Park in Cheshire closed after 'significant' flood damage Mansion that was Mr Darcy’s home in BBC’s Pride and Prejudice saved by sandbagsA major clean-up operation is under way at one of the National Trust’s best-known properties after severe flooding caused “significant damage”.The trust said it was unsure when Lyme Park, which featured in the BBC’s 1995 ...
2019-08-02, 19:26

Kelechi Osemele could go from Raiders collateral damage to Jets savior As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
2019-07-17, 19:52

The embassy leak will damage far more than the special relationship | Peter Ricketts Washington ambassador Kim Darroch did nothing wrong. But the episode has undermined trust within the Foreign OfficeUnder the Vienna convention the diplomatic bag is inviolable. That’s because states have long accepted that ambassadors need to be able to report home in frank terms without the prying ...
2019-07-08, 20:26

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. Damage extends downstream into Arkansas following h...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings....
2019-07-16, 07:52

Scope of damage in Bahamas clearer after Hurricane Dorian departs The damage Hurricane Dorian inflicted on the Bahamas became clearer Wednesday with aerial photography and residents telling stories of survival -- while others still await rescue....
2019-09-04, 19:26

Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported A small earthquake struck central Mexico City on Tuesday night, jolting office towers and apartment buildings in the sprawling metropolis, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage....
2019-07-17, 09:13

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
2019-05-23, 09:39

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
2019-07-19, 04:39

Saudi Aramco pursues IPO planning despite attack damage doubts Saudi Aramco is pressing ahead with its listing plans this week, although some investors and analysts doubt it can now meet its timeline as it has not said when oil output will be restored after attacks on its facilities....
2019-09-17, 14:13

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research on the health hazards of a widely used agricultura...
2019-07-19, 00:26

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
2019-07-05, 00:13

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Workers have thrown up a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous and violent protest over a string of alleged rapes by police...
2019-08-18, 03:52

Storms cause travel chaos, large-scale damage in Germany A series of summer storms that uprooted trees and blew over power lines has disrupted rail and road travel across parts of southern and central Germany...
2019-08-19, 12:13

Powerful Southern California quake, second in two days, causes damage, injuries A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries despite striking with eight times more force than the initial quake in the same area a day earlier....
2019-07-06, 13:26

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
2019-07-18, 01:26

Shaken communities take stock of damage after Southern California quakes High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second temblor in as many days....
2019-07-06, 23:26

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
2019-05-22, 20:13

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
2019-06-05, 21:52

| Tornados kill three in central US, damage Missouri state capital Rescue workers are searching for survivors in the capital of Missouri after a deadly storm swept through parts of the central US, bringing dozens of tornados and causing flooding and significant damage to buildings....
2019-05-23, 22:13

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
2019-07-13, 17:13

S. Korea working to recover from damage caused by Typhoon Lingling SEOUL, South Korea -- The nation is working to recover Sunday from the damage caused by Typhoon Lingling, which hit the Korean Peninsula with heavy rains and strong winds the previous day....
2019-09-08, 23:13

Strong quake strikes off El Salvador, no initial reports of damage An earthquake measured at 6.6 magnitude struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Thursday, though emergency services in the Central American country said there were no initial reports of significant damage....
2019-05-30, 19:26

Revealed: Criminal damage and traffic collisions among e-scooter incidents Hundreds of incidents involving electric scooters, hoverboards and Segways have been reported to UK police this year - including road traffic collisions, anti-social behaviour and criminal damage, Sky News can reveal....
2019-08-28, 09:00

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and property damage, claim...
2019-05-21, 15:26

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to the Buckeye Laurel pipeline....
2019-05-30, 17:39

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter property did not fare as well as Noah’s original construction when rains hit the area. Court documents filed in District Court show that the owners of ...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Debris caused damage that sidelined Verstappen in Monaco GP practice Debris caused the radiator leak that left Max Verstappen down in sixth place in second Formula 1 practice for the Monaco Grand Prix and cost Red Bull significant track time...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
2019-07-14, 14:26

Gyorko, Dodgers damage Mets' chances with 3-2 comeback win Jedd Gyorko came off the bench late and played a big role in rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 victory that damaged the New York Mets' dwindling wild-card chances       ...
2019-09-16, 07:52

'Damage has been done': Newark grapples with water crisis echoing Flint’s The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street recreation center. Typically, they would be dri...
2019-08-25, 08:13

Nicotine from e-cigarettes may damage ability to clear mucus from airways When the nicotine vapor from e-cigarettes hit human airway cells in culture, it slowed the movement of mucus or phlegm in the area, researchers report....
2019-06-07, 16:52

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
2019-07-02, 21:13

UPDATE 1-U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
2019-05-30, 17:39

UPDATE 2-U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
2019-05-30, 18:13

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
2019-07-11, 02:00

Dorian made landfall in Cape Hatteras. Where is it headed now? What about storm damage? Hurricane Dorian made landfall Friday morning over Cape Hatteras. Here's a look at where the storm is going and what's expected        ...
2019-09-06, 22:00

Watched by millions, ‘vape influencers’ worry they will become collateral damage in Trump’s new ban On YouTube and elsewhere, an ecosystem of users says the government is overreacting, harming livelihoods and driving people back to tobacco cigarettes....
2019-09-13, 06:00

Post Malone plane had safety issues and significant damage, FAA finds The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations, according to reports.       ...
2019-06-13, 18:39

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous......
2019-07-18, 21:13

Gangbangers ordered to inflict ‘damage’ before slay of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Bronx gangbangers were given the order to inflict “any kind of damage” they could on rivals just three days before the murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, according to court testimony Friday. A Trinitarios ringleader, Diego Suero, issued the order to his m...
2019-06-01, 00:26

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
2019-07-08, 05:26

Missouri: destructive tornado leaves three people dead and severe damage Series of devastating storms led to multiple tornadoes, leaving people injured and trapped in homes as torrid weather pummels parts of midwestA large and violent tornado has left at least three people dead in Missouri as torrid weather continues to pummel parts of America’s midwest.A series of devas...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Are you covered for a flood? It's time to check any risk for summer storm damage The next six months are when the risk is greatest for major storms to develop and reach the U.S. Homeowners should evaluate their insurance coverage to make sure it's adequate....
2019-05-31, 21:39

After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian on path to Florida Hurricane Dorian carved a path of destruction through the Bahamas and relief officials on Tuesday were preparing for a humanitarian crisis after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the islands killed at least five people, with the scale of the disaster as yet unknown....
2019-09-04, 02:39

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 00:13

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today around $100,000) that would go up over time if it was n...
2019-06-06, 04:39

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn't cause permanent damage, study says High-intensity running put more strain on the heart and drive up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, but the damage they warn of is not permanent, researchers say....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Owners of biblical Noah's ark replica sue over rain damage to property Ark Encounter, a Kentucky attraction with a replica of Noah's ark, has sued its insurers for failing to cover rain damage to its access road.        ...
2019-05-24, 20:00

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
2019-08-20, 02:13

Minimize Potential Cyber Hack Damage With These 11 Good Data Habits Cybercriminals and hackers are more aggressive than ever these days. With advanced technology, breaches are increasingly common, which puts companies and their customers at risk of fraud and identity theft. To avoid this, businesses need to be extra careful with how they handle and store customer da...
2019-05-24, 14:13

Taiwan rattled by 6.0 magnitude quake, no immediate reports of damage: weather bureau A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coastal city of Yilan on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, with no immediate reports of damage....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Youngsters Shunning Legal Profession A Colossal Damage: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday observed youngsters are reluctant to join the legal profession due to "scary career prospects and uncertain future", which he said is a "colossal damage"......
2019-08-19, 08:52

Satellite photos show the attack damage to Saudi Aramco oil facilities New satellite photos show the attack damage to Saudi Aramco oil facilities. U.S. officials say the strikes involved at least 20 drones and several cruise missiles. The images show 19 strikes launched and 17 hits. The targets included 14 storage tanks and three processing trains....
2019-09-18, 00:13

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border migration of wildlife....
2019-08-07, 06:52

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
2019-08-22, 15:13

Oil spill clean-up at Equinor's Bahamas terminal underway after Dorian damage Norway's Equinor has begun cleaning up an onshore oil spill at its South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas, which was damaged by Hurricane Dorian, and said on Thursday it will step up the operation in the coming days....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
2019-06-20, 21:00

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march Workers have erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police...
2019-08-18, 22:26

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 16:26

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build "self-healing" robots that can feel pain or sense damage before quickly repairing themselves without any help from us humans....
2019-08-10, 00:26

South Dakota tornado leaves 13,000 without power; reports of structural damage A tornado tearing through South Dakota’s largest city on Tuesday night knocked down power lines and caused some major structural damage, according to a report....
2019-09-11, 13:52

Technology brings positive change, but ‘collateral damage’ must be minimized: senior UN official Digital technology has the potential to bring about a sustainable future, but the “collateral damage” of this transition must be mitigated, says the head of the UN’s technology strategy team, Salem Avan....
2019-08-28, 01:13

Aerial Photos Show the Devastating Damage Hurricane Dorian Wreaked in the Bahamas Aerial images from the Bahamas have revealed catastrophic damage in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. The storm reached the island nation as a category 5 hurricane on Sunday and then slowly moved westwards, ripping off roofs, flooding houses and leaving at least seven people dead. Prime Minister Hubert ...
2019-09-04, 12:39

Scottie Pippen adds 5-year-old to lawsuit alleging crayon damage in mansion Scottie Pippen is officially suing a 5-year old. Yes, you read that right. Pippen added the kindergartner to a tenant lawsuit over the condition of a Fort Lauderdale home he was renting to comedian Lindsay Glazer and her husband Jacob Woloshin. He alleges that crayon and marker drawings contributed ...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Both Calif. and federal governments committed to earthquake recovery as community assesses damage Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
2019-07-07, 18:13

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
2019-06-23, 13:52

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
2019-05-24, 06:52

Communities on Lake Ontario shore still dealing with damage from high water levels High water levels on Lake Ontario have caused damage in Cobourg and Port Hope. Cobourg has managed to reclaim its beach but Port Hope's Waterfront Trail will not be repaired....
2019-08-02, 21:26

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
2019-06-09, 21:52

Inside Prince Harry's Crazy Year: Becoming a Dad, Doing Damage Control and the Big Move That Changed Everything On the bright side, Prince Harry probably doesn't know just how tumultuous a year he's had. For the 35-year-old royal, who's celebrating his birthday Sunday, it's simply......
2019-09-15, 14:52

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence, a Swedish study suggests....
2019-05-29, 10:13

7 satellite images show devastating damage from tornadoes and storms that ripped through the Midwest Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies States across the Midwest have been pummeled by extreme weather that's brought on flooding and tornadoes. Satellite images captured before and after storms hit the region captured smashed homes, flooded neighborhoods, and overflowing rivers. Areas in Oklah...
2019-06-01, 22:39

A single severe head injury can trigger long-term brain damage Brain scans show that one major head injury can cause similar long-term brain damage to that seen in NFL players who have had many smaller head knocks...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico's Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company's sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
2019-07-22, 21:13

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP said in a presentation on Friday that four tailing...
2019-06-08, 03:26

No way in, or out: Dorian's damage to Bahamas leaves survivors and rescue teams frustrated Rescue teams can't access the hardest hit areas of the Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian's damage. Meanwhile, survivors are frustrated trying to leave        ...
2019-09-06, 22:00

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
2019-07-20, 00:26

Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dead At 28 After Suffering Severe Brain Damage In Bout Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died this morning, four days after suffering severe brain damage in his fight against Puerto Rican boxer Subriel Matias. He was 28 years old....
2019-07-23, 19:26

Damage from Iran-linked drone attack on Saudi oil facility captured in satellite images Saudi oil sites attacked on Saturday -- in a drone assault linked to Iran -- were seen to have sustained damage after satellite images released Sunday captured char marks and smoke billowing from the world’s largest oil processing facility....
2019-09-16, 05:00

Steve Clarke surveys latest damage to a Scotland narrative in freefall | Ewan Murray Manager admits he is on an international management learning curve as dismal home defeats by Russia and Belgium sink inThis doesn’t feel like a time for learning curves, even if Steve Clarke concedes that is precisely what he is in the midst of. Scotland’s meek capitulation against Belgium on Monday...
2019-09-11, 02:00

CORRECTED-UPDATE 8-After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Hurricana Dorian closes in on Florida Hurricane Dorian carved a path of destruction through the Bahamas and relief officials on Tuesday were preparing for a humanitarian crisis after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the islands killed at least five people, with the scale of the disaster as yet unknown....
2019-09-04, 03:00

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighbouring Zimbabwe, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday. ...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Gary Thorne's Sanity Is Collateral Damage In Gleyber Torres's Demolition Of Orioles Pitching Remember way back in May, when Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres recorded his fourth multi-homer game against the Orioles of just this season? Remember how Torres became just the fourth player in MLB history to record four multi-homer games against one team in one season? Remember how O’s broadcaster...
2019-08-13, 07:39

Trump's tariffs on monkeys could 'severely damage' US medical research and send labs to China As demand for lab monkeys continues to rise, U.S. scientists are reporting delays in research projects because they can't obtain enough animals, according to the National Institutes of Health....
2019-08-24, 19:13

Texas men arrested after allegedly damaging headstones at historic cemetery, causing $120G in damage Two men have been charged with vandalizing a historic cemetery in Texas earlier this month, leaving behind an estimated $120,000 worth of damage, according to reports....
2019-08-27, 12:26

Venezuela inflation hits 10 million percent. 'Shock therapy' is its only chance to undo the damage A coup taking down Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would be only the first step to get the South American economy back on track. Shock therapy will be required to reverse the chaos of a state-run system that wasted its oil riches....
2019-08-03, 21:26

Meghan King Edmonds Reveals Son Hart Has "Irreversible Brain Damage" in Heartbreaking New Blog Meghan King Edmonds is living her worst nightmare. In a new, heartbreaking blog post, titled "My Hart," the Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared that her son Hart, 13......
2019-07-05, 14:52

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. The post National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage appea...
2019-05-23, 09:52

'Violent' tornado strikes Jefferson City, Missouri, as storms kill 3 and cause extensive damage statewide A "violent tornado" tore through Missouri's capital city late Wednesday under the cover of darkness, causing extensive damage as severe weather across the state is blamed for three deaths and trapping dozens of people inside their homes....
2019-05-23, 14:00

Storm damage means Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods will start Northern Trust on empty course First-round tee times will begin as scheduled Thursday at Northern Trust. But storm damage means fans won't be allowed in until late morning.       ...
2019-08-08, 10:13

Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage. The post Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-26, 15:39

Meghan King Edmonds Shares Adorable Video of Son Hart After Revealing His Brain Damage Diagnosis Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram on Monday to share a cute video of her son Hart learning a new skill. The adorable footage showed the 13-month-old baby boy sitting on the floor in a red......
2019-07-10, 02:52

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ The post US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flyin...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Boxing News at Five: Kell Brook announces he isn’t retiring, wants Crawford, and God protects Manny Pacquiao from brain damage Kell Brook rubbishes claims he is set to call it a day, and Manny Pacquiao ignores the concerns of those who fear for his health The post Boxing News at Five: Kell Brook announces he isn’t retiring, wants Crawford, and God protects Manny Pacquiao from brain damage appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-18, 19:52

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China Aly Song/Reuters Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima's arrival, 1 million people were evacuated from their homes and hundreds of flights were canceled across major airports in China. The typhoon also t...
2019-08-12, 11:52

Post Malone's scary plane emergency landing detailed: FAA finds safety issues, significant damage The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations.       ...
2019-06-13, 20:00

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
2019-05-21, 14:38

More U.S. Companies Consider Outside CFO Candidates This year, about 43.4% of CFO positions at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies are occupied by candidates hired from outside their companies, according to data from Crist|Kolder Associates, an executive search firm that tracks C-suite trends. That is up from the average of 33.6% over the previous 10 y...
2019-08-14, 16:52

How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? Professionals from poorer families earn almost £7,000 less per year than those from wealthier ones, despite businesses claiming to act on social mobilityIt’s no surprise that social class can affect your life chances, but recently the education secretary highlighted the problem with a stark statisti...
2019-05-21, 22:00

The Big Evil Companies Are Right You probably have not heard of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), but by its name could likely guess, correctly, that it’s a trade group representing the likes of Walmart, Target, Dollar General, Coca Cola and other world-swallowing corporations, most of which have done plenty to win pr...
2019-07-02, 23:52

‘Pumping’ stem cell heart patch could repair damage caused by heart attacks A revolutionary "pumping" patch made of living stem cells from the patients' own tissue could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to scientists -- and it could be used on human patients in as little as two years....
2019-06-04, 23:52

Pro Football Hall of Famer Terrell Owens boycotts visit to Canton: 'The damage has been done' Terrell Owens, who was inducted into Hall last year, didn't attend ceremonies this year. He feels slighted he had to wait years for his call.       ...
2019-08-05, 08:13

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and for the first time Chinese businesses outnumber A...
2019-07-24, 01:26

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
2019-07-13, 15:13

Best car insurance companies 2019 Features 31 Jul, 2019 Which car insurance company looks after you best when you make a claim? Our 2019 Driver Power survey compares the big hitters...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
2019-06-12, 20:52

HTC Vive will help more companies jump into VR Much like how Microsoft has positioned HoloLens as an enterprise-friendly tool for training, HTC Vive wants to help businesses take advantage of virtual reality. The company is launching a new unit today, Vive Enterprise Solutions, that'll be entirel......
2019-07-01, 17:52

Promoted: Why oil companies are in Formula E Shell's presence in motorsport may well be most famously associated with Formula 1, but it has also grown its presence with strategic partnerships in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
2019-06-06, 18:39

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused app...
2019-06-20, 14:00

Lithuania: A discovery for industrial companies ROL, AQ wiring systems, IKEA Industry Lithuania, System Air, Dovista A/S – these are only several Scandinavian companies which have recently decided to start their business in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the European Union. Why did Scandinavian companies choose such a small Ba...
2019-06-18, 03:00

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

China clamps down on Ford, other U.S. companies Though China didn’t spell out any links between the $23.8 million antitrust fine on Ford and the U.S. tensions, "it’s hard to see it as not related," said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing....
2019-06-05, 14:00

U.S. Considering Expanding Blacklist of Chinese Companies The U.S. is considering expanding the list of Chinese companies on a blacklist for U.S. suppliers amid escalating tensions between the two economic powers, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-05-23, 05:39

Hack in the box: Hacking into companies with “warshipping” Enlarge / The "warshipping" rig, exposed, with solar recharging panel. (credit: Sean Gallagher) LAS VEGAS—Penetration testers have long gone to great lengths to demonstrate the potential chinks in their clients' networks before less friendly attackers exploit them. But in recent tests by IBM's X-F...
2019-08-14, 02:52

Shareholders Have No Love for Shale Companies American shale companies have never pumped more. They have never been loved less. A broad index of U.S. oil-and-gas company shares fell last week to the lowest point since it was created during the early days of the shale boom in 2006....
2019-08-14, 03:39

Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak Wall Street analysts have cut third-quarter profit estimates, painting a gloomy picture for investors already grappling with a trade war, economic weakness and ominous signs from the bond market....
2019-08-16, 15:13

Companies Slow to Move Away From Libor The world is moving toward a new short-term lending benchmark to replace the London interbank offered rate, but most companies surveyed by a consulting firm said they weren’t sure they will be prepared for Libor’s demise in two years.....
2019-09-15, 16:00

FTC Warns CBD Companies About Treatment Claims The Federal Trade Commission is taking aim at certain companies that sell cannabidiol, or CBD, and have claimed their products can treat or cure serious diseases and health conditions....
2019-09-10, 20:52

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
2019-06-27, 18:52

The 90s are back. Here are the companies trying to cash in—and the ones that are failing For years, the fashion world has been riding a wave from the past. Young consumers are turning to the 90s for inspiration, leading to the revival of trends and companies that were long ago pronounced dead....
2019-08-03, 20:13

These Companies Wanted Tariffs. How Are They Faring Now? President Trump’s trade policies have helped American steel, aluminum, lumber, solar and washing-machine businesses, but not as much as they might have hoped....
2019-07-10, 19:13

How to Opt Out of Companies Sharing Your Data With Third Parties On Wednesday, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple after it was discovered that Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant, retained voice recordings of some of its users to improve its voice recognition software. While its “listening program” is currently disabled, Apple plans to create an opt...
2019-08-09, 22:13

12 companies with awesome employee perks Raymond Brown/Flickr Most companies offer benefits of some kind or another, including parental leave, health/medical insurance, and paid time off. Other companies, however, approach benefits and perks a little differently. Here are 12 companies with unique employee perks, from free burgers and book...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Is This the End of Anonymous Shell Companies? Not Too Fast The use of L.L.C.s and shell corporations to hide the true source of funds has been an issue for the United States for more than a decade. A bill in Congress seeks to address it....
2019-07-11, 23:39

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose all payments' Leading medical experts are calling for new legislation to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose all details of payments to the healthcare sector....
2019-09-11, 21:00

Buying American Isn't an Option, Some U.S. Companies Say With public hearings on the Trump administration’s China tariff plan set to begin Monday, the U.S. trade representative’s office has already been flooded with letters from companies saying they have few options besides China....
2019-06-16, 17:26

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
2019-07-08, 23:52

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better understand their attitudes towards marketing, advertisi...
2019-05-25, 02:39

How Zynga looks for the right game companies to acquire When Zynga sold its San Francisco headquarters for $600 million in May, the social mobile game company received a lot of fresh gunpower for acquisitions.Read More...
2019-09-09, 05:39

How mobile app companies can better communicate with their users Too many frequent and irrelevant communications is the main reason mobile users end up deleting apps, according to a new report from mobile marketing firm Leanplum....
2019-09-04, 19:26

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-21, 20:13

Companies Say They Can Ignore Cost of U.S. Tax Rule Some companies aren’t recognizing the costs of Treasury regulations meant to address tax abuses during gaps resulting from the 2017 tax law. Newell Brands, which makes Elmer’s Glue, faces up to $220 million in taxes....
2019-08-30, 16:52

U.S. Companies on China: Breaking Up Is Hard American businesses, from technology startups to large corporations, say they cannot quickly upend their supply chains and stop doing business in China....
2019-08-26, 05:13

Microsoft President to Companies: Know What You Stand For Technology companies increasingly enmeshed in social issues need to decide on principles to guide them as they face challenges related to regulatory compliance and customer trust, said Brad Smith, president of Microsoft....
2019-09-15, 03:13

Facebook will let users see what companies track you Facebook plans to roll out a feature to allow users to see what companies track them — and to control which of that data gets shared with Facebook. More than a year after the plan was first announced by Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 developer conference in response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Fa...
2019-08-21, 08:52

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11, 02:13

4 mistakes companies make when expanding overseas You no longer need to be a Fortune 500 company to take your business global. A small startup can market and sell to customers on the other side of the world without ever leaving their zip code. Today, over half of small businesses in the United States have international customers. Not surprisingly, ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
2019-06-18, 18:13

Here’s why lawyers suing oil companies are following the opioid cases The cases are founded on the same legal theory — that the companies’ sale of allegedly harmful products is creating a crisis for which they are financially responsible....
2019-09-03, 21:26

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday....
2019-09-15, 03:39

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI acceptance seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
2019-06-12, 09:26

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
2019-06-10, 13:26

Pharmaceutical companies 'should disclose payments to doctors' Pharmaceutical companies that pay healthcare professionals to use their products should disclose their transactions, according to leading medical experts....
2019-09-10, 21:13

Trump says Huawei can resume trade with US companies After a month-long ban, US president Donald Trump said today that he’ll allow companies to sell equipment to Huawei. He met the Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G20 summit being held in Osaka, Japan. Trump said at a press conference that he’s only allowing equipment trade in areas where there’s n...
2019-06-29, 13:13

US companies tell Apple and Amazon to put planet before profits Patagonia, Ben & Jerry’s, Danone and others take out full-page ad in New York Times addressed to business leadersThe bosses of some of the world’s biggest companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been told to put the planet before profits – not by environmental campaigners but by other multinatio...
2019-08-26, 06:26

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June 17)       ...
2019-06-17, 19:01

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
2019-07-04, 11:26

Oil and gas companies undermining climate goals, says report Biggest fossil fuel extractors warned they risk wasting $2.2tn ‘in a low-carbon world’Major oil and gas companies have invested $50bn (£40.6bn) in fossil fuel projects that undermine global efforts to avert a runaway climate crisis, according to a report.Since the start of last year, fossil fuel com...
2019-09-06, 02:13

How tech companies are shaping the rules governing AI Enlarge (credit: Mina De La O | Getty Images) In early April, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for digital economy and society, Bulgaria’s Mariya Gabriel,...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
2019-07-09, 21:26

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
2019-06-19, 17:39

Trump Administration Will Allow Some Companies to Sell to Huawei Washington is following through with plans to allow American companies to continue doing business with Huawei, just weeks after placing the company on a Commerce Department blacklist....
2019-07-09, 20:52

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21, 17:52

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers like Verizon to switch on technology that blocks robocalls, which have exploded in number to about 5 billion a month nationwide. The companies would not ...
2019-06-07, 03:13

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
2019-07-15, 17:39

How Europe’s ‘Digital Tax’ Plans Will Hit U.S. Tech Companies France and Britain are hatching plans to tax the revenue, rather than the profit, of companies such as Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google that make their sales primarily in cyberspace. They’re the first of potentially several countries in Europe implementing “digital taxes” meant to extract mo...
2019-07-17, 06:39

Facebook to Let Users Control Their Data From Other Companies Facebook will start letting users control the data it receives about them from other apps and websites off the platform, a step toward a pledge of enhanced privacy CEO Mark Zuckerberg made last year....
2019-08-21, 13:26

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing forward with a trio of unmanned missions that will ...
2019-06-06, 03:52

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadline. (June 7)       ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

UK companies report major fall in cyberattacks British businesses are reporting far fewer cyberattacks than previous years, new government research has found.A new report from the department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) found 32 percent of UK businesses surveyed (and 22 percent of charities) had been hit by a breach or cyberattac...
2019-07-05, 11:39

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, according to Coding Dojo....
2019-07-12, 00:52

Survey: Companies add fewest jobs in 9 years in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added just 27,000 jobs in May, the fewest since March 2010. Jobs in construction f...
2019-06-05, 15:13

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-06-07, 20:00

Top CEOs say companies should put social responsibility above profit Companies should focus on social responsibilities as well as profits, the Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives that includes the head of the largest U.S. bank and the CEO of the world's largest airline, said on Monday....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Companies pushed baby formula in Peru despite ban A new study says multinational companies pushed expensive baby formula to a low-income community near Peru’s capital despite the country’s ban against aggressive marketing of such products...
2019-06-11, 01:13

President Trump is at war with American companies, toy firm CEO says Mr. President, you stated that so-called "badly run and weak companies" are using your tariffs as a scapegoat. No sir, we are not just blaming the tariffs. We are blaming you, writes Jay Foreman, CEO of Basic Fun....
2019-09-04, 18:13

Are TripAdvisor and other travel companies censoring their reviews? Rating sites and online agencies can remove or refuse to publish a review for many reasons. What's more, the process is often opaque.       ...
2019-08-23, 16:00

W.Va. governor’s companies faced with tax issues in 2 states BEAVER, W.Va. (AP) — A real estate company owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family has avoided a tax sale in Virginia by paying more than $400,000, while a county attorney in Kentucky says he’s planning to sue the family’s coal company for unpaid taxes. Floyd County Attorn...
2019-06-14, 05:39

Tariffs hit Apple and other tech companies tomorrow Some of the tech you like is about to get more expensive -- at least for the companies that design them, if not you. True to earlier plans, the Trump administration has formally enacted a new round of tariffs against China-made products that will tak......
2019-08-31, 22:39

Why creativity is the most important soft skill companies look for right now AI and machine learning are taking over, automating more and more tasks. With this technology in place, machines are producing faster and more accurate results for businesses than ever before. As the technology evolves we’ll no longer need to deal with soul-sucking spreadsheets, hours of searching f...
2019-07-01, 10:52

Markets Right Now: Stocks rebound, led by tech companies NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising at the open on Wall Street Friday, led by gains in technology companies, as the market tries to rebound from steep losses a day earlier. Intuit gained 4.8% after the maker of TurboTax repor...
2019-05-24, 17:39

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
2019-06-03, 04:39

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

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
2019-08-02, 20:52

Companies distanced themselves from foldable phone hype at IFA Samsung may finally be ready to launch the Galaxy Fold, but other smartphone makers seem to be collectively experiencing commitment phobia. At IFA 2019, companies like Huawei, LG and TCL cooled their efforts on the foldable flagship race in various d......
2019-09-08, 18:26

Car Companies Train Focus on Distracted Driving Combating distracted driving has long been a frustrating challenge for car companies, regulators and law enforcement. New technologies, including eye-tracking cameras and steering sensors, aim to help solve that problem....
2019-06-16, 01:39

The U.S. war on Huawei may end up hurting American tech companies The Trump administration's restrictions on Huawei are likely to prod China to close the technological gap with the United States, possibly creating new competitors for now-dominant American firms, according to industry analysts....
2019-05-24, 22:01

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
2019-08-13, 06:26

Should tech companies be worried about DoJ's antitrust review? Action may finally be taken over claims Facebook, Google Apple and Amazon have monopolised chosen fieldsThe US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced a wide-ranging antitrust review of “market-leading online platforms”, suggesting that long-awaited action may finally be taken against some of the ...
2019-07-24, 23:26

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
2019-06-30, 22:26

Entercom Communications to Acquire Two Podcast Companies Entercom Communications has reached deals for a pair of podcast companies, moving the second-largest U.S. radio broadcaster by revenue more heavily into the nascent business....
2019-08-07, 15:00

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

U.S. Companies Say Trade War Is Hitting China Operations More American companies are hurting as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, a new survey of businesses shows, with many saying they are losing sales in China and either slowing or canceling investments....
2019-08-29, 22:00

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep, subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition, and the chance to earn some college credit....
2019-09-08, 08:52

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
2019-06-03, 18:52

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums with activity. Metal straws clink against ice and...
2019-06-03, 18:52

You Can't Trust Companies to Tell the Truth About Data Breaches Last week, online sneaker-trading platform StockX asked its users to reset their passwords due to “recently completed system updates on the StockX platform.” In actuality, the company suffered a large data breach back in May, and only finally came clean about it when pressed by reporters who had acc...
2019-08-06, 01:39

New Hampshire sues 3M, DuPont, other chemical companies CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is suing eight companies including 3M and DuPont for damage it says has been caused statewide by a class of potentially toxic chemicals found in everything from pizza boxes to fast-food wrappers. New Hampshire joins a growing number of states going after the makers...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Grenfell families sue US companies over deadly fire More than 200 survivors and relatives of many of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire are taking legal action in the US against three firms over the blaze....
2019-06-12, 12:13

600 companies warn Trump on China tariffs American retailers, manufacturers and tech companies warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that tariffs on China will damage the US economy, lead to job losses and harm millions of consumers....
2019-06-14, 19:26

These are the hottest fintech startups and companies in the world Business Insider Intelligence It's a fascinating time for fintech. What was once a disruptive force in the financial world has become standard practice for many industry leaders. See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:India-based startup BharatPe is enabling merchants to start accepti...
2019-08-31, 22:13

The top 10 most innovative big data analytics companies in 2019 With data analytics sweeping the enterprise, these are the top vendors organizations should pay attention to this year, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-05-23, 19:01

US may require companies make 5G equipment outside of China The US isn't just skittish about American companies using equipment from Chinese companies in their 5G networks -- it might force companies to avoid Chinese involvement altogether. Wall Street Journal sources claim that the Trump administration is co......
2019-06-23, 23:39

Energy Companies Set to Get Reprieve on Methane Rules The Trump administration is moving to erase Obama-era rules on methane emissions from the oil-and-gas business, saying the federal government overstepped its authority when it set limits on what scientists say is a significant contributor to climate change....
2019-08-29, 12:52

You are what you eat: 10 companies Apple gobbled up in the past year Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event's keynote? Read on to find out....
2019-05-31, 16:39

Huntington among companies awarded U.S. govt. contract valued at $17 bln U.S. nuclear-powered ship maker Huntington Ingalls Industries said on Thursday it was among the 16 companies awarded an intelligence analysis contract by the U.S. government....
2019-09-05, 21:26

BlackRock takes aim at CEOs serving on other companies' boards BlackRock Inc is stepping up opposition to U.S. CEOs who sit on more than one corporate board beside their own, arguing that working as a director takes increasingly more time, a report from the world's largest asset manager showed on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 13:13

Steve Wozniak Says Big Tech Companies Like Apple Should Be Broken Up Steve Wozniak has always been a straight-shooter who speaks his mind. And the Apple cofounder is not shying away from some bold statements this week, telling Bloomberg News that he thinks the Big Tech companies should be broken up. And that includes Apple.Read more......
2019-08-29, 20:39

China Studying Tech Companies' Exposure to U.S. Suppliers China is studying technology companies’ reliance on American suppliers, an apparent attempt to assess their ability to withstand further trade-war shocks as Beijing prepares to roll out a retaliatory blacklist of foreign businesses....
2019-08-29, 20:39

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive and annoying calls every year....
2019-06-06, 22:00

Trump orders US companies to find China ‘alternative’ FILE – In this June 29, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Tr...
2019-08-23, 23:13

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Foxconn awards contracts to ‘Wisconsin-based’ companies MILWAUKEE (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group has awarded $13 million in contracts to three firms it describes as “Wisconsin-based.” The Journal Sentinel reports that while the two of the three companies have a presence in Wisconsin, they are headquartered elsewhere. The cont...
2019-05-30, 16:13

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon, AT&T, IBM, Motorola and Qualcomm, have sent a......
2019-09-11, 10:39

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
2019-05-30, 19:13

American Tech Companies Find Ways Around Huawei Ban Large U.S. tech companies in the direct sights of the Trump administration’s ban on exports to Huawei are finding ways to resume some shipments to the blacklisted Chinese tech giant without running afoul of American regulations....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Companies Aren't Cheering Lower Interest Rates Last year, U.S. corporate pension funds had one of their better years in recent history, despite the fact that stocks and bonds both did poorly. Higher interest rates helped, as did a rush to contribute to pensions ahead of tax changes. Both impacts could go into reverse in 2019. An earnings hit cou...
2019-07-15, 17:52

The real cost of cutting the cord: What streaming companies don't want you to know Most of us have a love-hate relationship with cable. We like television. We love a handful of stations. But we don't need hundreds of useless channels, many of them boring, some of them in languages we don't understand. Month after month, we pay our cable bills, yet we use only a small fraction of w...
2019-05-25, 15:52

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure they do not contribute to the destruction of the Amazon....
2019-08-27, 20:00

Food-Delivery Companies Serve Restaurants Better Tech Delivery companies are sharing more data and fusing technology more seamlessly with restaurants to counter the growing sense that sending food to customers can be more trouble than it is worth....
2019-07-15, 21:00

Pompeo’s business deals with foreign-government companies The secretary of state told a Senate committee that he had no business transactions with foreign-government companies between 2006 and 2016, but documents and statements indicate that as many as three could have been disclosed....
2019-08-29, 20:39

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated Thursday and organized by a business coalition ca...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Dow drops 400 points after Trump ‘ordered’ US companies from China The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid more than 350 points in the minutes following a tweet from President Trump "ordering" U.S. companies to find suppliers out of China....
2019-08-23, 19:13

Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, a rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
2019-08-08, 15:26

9 incredibly successful companies founded by military veterans Amazon Some of the world's most recognized companies have founders who served overseas. The companies include retail giant Walmart, whose founder Sam Walton served as an Army captain. Here are other successful businessmen with roots in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
2019-05-27, 23:39

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
2019-06-19, 13:13

More than 600 U.S. companies warn Trump against imposing tariffs on China Over 600 American companies and associations warned President Donald Trump that a trade war with China will hurt the United States, and urged him to return to the negotiating table with the largest U.S. trading partner....
2019-06-14, 19:26

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carriers and large-deck vessels....
2019-06-27, 23:26

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
2019-06-08, 08:39

Your iPhone is leaking personal info to tracking companies Ahead of Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this January, Apple strategically placed a privacy-focused billboard bearing the catchphrase: “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone.” It’s a clever spin on the Vegas slogan, and a not-so-subtle dig at its data-hungry competito...
2019-05-29, 17:26

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
2019-07-11, 20:39

Trump likes EU fines against big US tech companies and would like some of that money, too President Donald Trump said he likes the fact the European Union fines big tech companies — and that the U.S. could benefit from some of that cash windfall, too....
2019-06-10, 17:13

U.S. to probe French plan for tax on tech companies -Bloomberg Tax U.S. President Donald Trump is set to order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, Bloomberg Tax reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 22:00

U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies: source U.S. President Donald Trump will order an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies that could potentially lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions, a source briefed on the matter said Wednesday....
2019-07-10, 23:52

Employees say companies use IT for pure profit, not worker empowerment A survey of white- and gold-collar employees show they're suspicious of companies' motivations for using IT. Oddly, older employees say they believe in technology for productivity more than their younger counterparts....
2019-09-18, 04:13

UPDATE 3-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11, 05:39

Companies Explore Encryption That Withstands Quantum Computing Quantum computers strong enough to crack today’s encryption are at least a decade away, but the market for quantum-safe applications is already developing....
2019-09-10, 04:39

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to stop the third runway at HeathrowBefore 1988, clim...
2019-06-19, 04:13

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
2019-07-10, 13:00

92% of apparel imports from China will be hit with tariffs—here's how companies are coping Most companies have used strategies to mitigate the tariffs, such as changing the materials used or timing shipments to arrive earlier to evade the Sept. 1 tariffs....
2019-08-30, 20:00

Collabsco: Connected play companies grew 150% to 262 in 2019 The number of Connected Play companies has grown 150% in the past year to 262 companies, according to an industry landscape created by Collabsco.Read More...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Cable companies can save money now that DOCSIS 3.1 upgrade is mostly done Enlarge / A Comcast van in Sunnyvale, California, in November 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) Cable-company spending on network equipment is dropping as major providers like Comcast and Charter finish up their nationwide DOCSIS 3.1 rollouts. Equipment vendors that sell to cable comp...
2019-06-15, 02:13

More than 600 US companies urge Trump to resolve the trade war with China More than 600 other companies urged U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers....
2019-06-14, 16:00

Why President Trump Cut a Methane Regulation That Even Big Oil Companies Wanted to Keep The Trump Administration announced Thursday the rollback of an important environmental regulation on methane emissions that even some of the world’s biggest oil-and-gas companies support. The fact that Big Oil backed a regulation designed to stem emissions of a potent greenhouse gas was immedi...
2019-08-29, 23:39

Founders of Successful Tech Companies Are Mostly Middle-Aged Some of tech’s biggest names had founders in their teens. But new research shows that for fast-growing start-ups in the U.S., the average age was 45....
2019-08-30, 12:26

Why Europe Wants to Pump Up Companies to Make ‘National Champions’ “National champions” are back in fashion, particularly in Europe. The term is code for government support for home-grown corporate powerhouses as a way to give them an edge over outside competitors and create jobs, drive exports and fuel economic growth. The European Union worked for decades to stam...
2019-06-07, 21:00

Wanted: 60,000 drivers. What the shortages at US trucking companies means to you Bad press, high demand and a lack of skilled labor has led to a yearlong truck driver shortage, and it doesn't show signs of stopping.        ...
2019-08-25, 04:26

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
2019-07-12, 15:39

Tech companies meet with US intelligence on 2020 election US technology companies including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter met with US intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election. The companies’ security teams met representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the D...
2019-09-06, 10:52

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
2019-06-09, 21:00

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15, 01:39

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and policy makers....
2019-08-07, 08:26

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
2019-06-18, 22:00

Companies in sprint to ship goods from Mexico before tariffs TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Companies are rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump. They are hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadline. Mexican-made t...
2019-06-08, 02:26

UPDATE 2-U.S. to probe French plan to tax tech companies U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France's planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions....
2019-07-11, 01:13

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-07-16, 02:26

Capital One hacker suspected to have stolen data from 30 other companies The hacker involved in the Capital One data breach may have broken into more than 30 other companies, according to a fresh petition filed by federal prosecutors on August 13. The filing didn’t disclose the companies targeted by the cyber-thief, but said “the server seized from [alleged hacker Paige]...
2019-08-15, 07:52