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The CBO sounds another spending alarm

Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal government's 2019 budget deficit is slated to surpass...

The CBO sounds another spending alarm

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WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
22:52 2019-07-17

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly sold under brand names including NutraSweet. A new academic paper from professors Erik Millstone and...
17:26 2019-07-20

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to face up to the growing threat of far-right populism both at home and abroad.Speaking after European ...
16:26 2019-05-28

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. WATCH NOW....
21:13 2019-07-18

Europe's Stalling Economy Sounds Alarm for Global Growth The region’s economy is slowing again as its factories count the cost of increased uncertainty about global trade rules, underpinning worries at the Federal Reserve about the impact of weaker world demand on U.S. growth....
18:13 2019-07-31

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
13:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
18:26 2019-07-16

U.N. Sounds Alarm Over Killings in Idlib as Syria Cease-Fire Collapses A cease-fire agreement signed in Kazakhstan had produced a flicker of hope. But it lasted all of three days, with air force jets hitting targets in the province on Friday....
19:39 2019-08-09

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measures will not resolve such imbalances....
16:26 2019-05-27

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spending bordered on anything close to profligacy, wi...
02:39 2019-07-12

| Alarm at NZ's falling schoolboy rugby numbers As the All Blacks chase a third straight World Cup, the schoolboy rugby competitions that forged many of New Zealand's stars face an "alarming" fall in player numbers....
11:26 2019-07-24

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)       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

How to build your own intruder alarm with basic electronics Worried about unwanted visitors in your garden? Here's how to build a simple alarm system with basic electronics, a plastic folder, kitchen foil and a sponge...
08:00 2019-08-09

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the house involved is located near 17th Street and Campbell Avenue. Details are limited at this time. Crews on scene of a 2 Alarm fire on 17th Street eas...
03:39 2019-06-18

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attribute the deaths to a careless and excessive use of ...
15:00 2019-07-09

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inversions have historically been a sign that a recess...
05:00 2019-08-15

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “clumsy fake reports” on the internet.But since his d...
19:52 2019-07-15

The Ferrari 812 Superfast is exactly what it sounds like Every shift of the gears unleashes a burst of torque as I link corners on the mountain roads of Northern California. I hit the brakes hard as I head into a curve. I'm not even sure I needed to brake. The wheels are firmly planted to the asphalt a......
12:26 2019-08-07

USA Today headquarters evacuation over armed man was false alarm The Virginia headquarters of USA Today was evacuated on Wednesday as police responded to reports of an armed man, but the outlet ultimately reported that the scare was a false alarm. “We are responding to reports of a man with weapon at the Gannett Building located at 7950 Jones Branch Drive in McLe...
23:39 2019-08-07

Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside In the past 20 years, more than 800 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the US. Now, a group of lawmakers wants to require alerts that would remind parents to check for children in the backseat before exiting the vehicle. Legislation announce......
02:26 2019-05-24

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
18:13 2019-06-13

Man walks 435 miles backward to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backward from his home in eastern Java to the capital, Jakarta, to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world. The more than 435 miles would be arduous enough under any circumstances, but Medi Bastoni...
06:26 2019-08-06

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
15:00 2019-05-21

Stock market plunges as recession alarm blares An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term government bonds than they do for long-term bonds. It’s...
16:39 2019-08-14

IEA rings alarm bell on phasing out nuclear energy A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the lifespan of their reactors, the International Energy Agency said....
04:13 2019-05-28

Mets’ Marcus Stroman sounds off on just about everything New Mets hurler and Long Island native Marcus Stroman talks about his love of New York, what it is like being an undersized pitcher and his mental approach to the game in a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How would you describe your mound mentality? A: I’m in my own world out......
03:00 2019-08-25

That WhatsApp Security Flaw Isn't as Bad as It Sounds A security alert of sorts went out this week for WhatsApp users, which suggested that the platform has a security flaw that allows someone to “Use the ‘quote’ feature in a group conversation to change the identity of the sender, even if that person is not a member of the group,” and to “Alter the te...
00:26 2019-08-10

Detailing a Formula One Car Sounds Terrifying If I were to rank the amount of effort I put into cleaning my car, I’d probably fall somewhere in the middle. On one extreme end, there are people (see also: crazies) who never wash their cars. And on the other, there are obsessives like Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC. He’s the guy you call when you need...
23:52 2019-07-18

To Pet Owners, a Dog's Whimpering Sounds Just as Sad as an Infant's Cry Devoted pet owners are often said to treat their furry friends like children. A new study out Wednesday seems to show that’s not too far from the truth. The study found, among other things, that pet owners rated the sounds of a dog whimpering to be sad as cries coming from a human baby.Read more......
03:00 2019-08-22

Why the news on dementia deaths is not as bad as it sounds Dementia has been named the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but individual risk for the condition is falling, and cancer actually kills more people...
19:13 2019-08-07

The Note 10s camera can can 'zoom-in' on sounds The camera on Samsung's newly revealed Galaxy Note 10 features a "state of the art" camera system with overhauled video tools that allow users to focus on a particular part of a scene. Specifically, it features a "Zoom-In Mic" feature that can amplif......
03:26 2019-08-08

Sully sounds off on what Boeing 737 Max needs to get back in the air Before the Boeing 737 Max flies again after 2 fatal crashes, the "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger says pilots need training.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
23:26 2019-07-02

Man with rifle and body armour spreads alarm at Walmart in Missouri Man, 20, subdued by off-duty firefighter until police arrivedNo shots fired but shoppers panicked in wake of mass shootingsA 20-year-old man carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition caused panic in a Walmart store in Missouri, just days after 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El...
22:26 2019-08-09

Abducted Libyan MP's relatives in US sound alarm over torture fears Seham Sergiwa was taken by armed men after she criticised Haftar offensive in TripoliThe family of a Libyan member of parliament and campaigner abducted by armed men two weeks ago fear she may have been subjected to torture and sexual violence.Seham Sergiwa, who is also a prominent women’s rights ac...
18:52 2019-07-31

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
23:52 2019-08-08

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took to reach 1,000. The outbreak declared in August has killed more than 1,300 people in a volatile regi...
16:13 2019-06-04

Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths Six right whales were killed in June, and two in July – a potentially devastating blow to a population estimated to be no more than 400Canadian conservationists are sounding an alarm over the survival of the North Atlantic right whale, a once numerous species that live off the east coast of the US a...
22:00 2019-08-02

Alarm over voter purges as 17m Americans removed from rolls in two years Areas with discriminatory history purging at higher ratesPurges accelerated following 2013 supreme court decisionUS election jurisdictions with histories of egregious voter discrimination have been purging voter rolls at a rate 40% beyond the national average, according to a watchdog report released...
08:26 2019-08-02

This genius alarm clock has a cult-following—and it's on sale right now The Philips Wake-Up Light is a more relaxing alternative to an alarm in the morning, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
19:39 2019-08-02

De Blasio blames alarm clock after showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on WPIX 11 at 7:30 a.m. but only left Gracie Mansion...
17:52 2019-07-02

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the year before. The US is not producing enough......
14:39 2019-05-21

Brazil’s Rainforest Fires Prompt Alarm and Anger in Europe President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major trade deal....
02:00 2019-08-24

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
18:13 2019-07-08

Goldman Sachs is sounding the alarm: Tech stocks are overvalued Tech stocks – and software ones in particular – have had a big year, with Microsoft's stock price jumping 30% in 2019.       ...
02:26 2019-06-18

Jets alarm bells sound even as one area shines in uneven win ATLANTA — A few of the Jets’ problem areas looked exactly like that — problematic — Thursday night in their preseason matchup with the Falcons. While a few others actually looked OK in a 22-10 Jets win. If you are general manager Joe Douglas and head coach Adam Gase, the depth at cornerback and the....
13:26 2019-08-16

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in places like New Zealand, India, South Africa, Nige...
22:26 2019-05-24

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
00:39 2019-06-15

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
20:39 2019-07-04

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
19:39 2019-05-21

This Euphoria Fan Theory Actually Sounds Incredibly Legit Everybody loves a fan theory, and this one is a classic if extremely depressing one. Amidst all the drug use and nudity and penises, there are some other things on HBO's Euphoria to......
23:39 2019-07-05

Marcus Stroman sounds like he knows he won’t be a Blue Jay for long Marcus Stroman sure sounds like a pitcher who knows he has pitched his last game in Toronto as a Blue Jay. Stroman, who has been mentioned as a possible target for the Yankees, allowed one run and five hits in seven innings in the Blue Jays’ 4-0 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday night, further.....
10:26 2019-07-25

This Is What the Pure V8 Exhaust of the Mid-Engine C8 Corvette Sounds Like The upcoming 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette may be moving its V8 engine behind the driver, but that doesn’t mean it has to lose any of that glorious rumbly exhaust you expect from America’s sports car....
23:26 2019-06-27

PwC has a new cryptocurrency auditing tool… and actually, it sounds alright One of the Big Four financial auditing and business services firms, PwC, wants to lend a hand to cryptocurrency businesses and help them keep track of their blockchain transactions. In an announcement released yesterday, PwC says the addition will be made to its suite of auditing tools called Halo. ...
17:39 2019-06-20

Sam Darnold sounds off on playoffs and catching Patriots Second-year Jets quarterback Sam Darnold huddles with Post columnist Steve Serby for some Q&A before Gang Green head to training camp this week. Q: Do you expect to win a Super Bowl one day here? A: Yeah, for sure. Absolutely. There’s no doubt in my mind that we can do it. It’s just about going......
17:01 2019-07-21

It sounds like Tyreek Hill is going to cash in huge now Controversial Chiefs star Tyreek Hill went from facing a lengthy NFL suspension to a potentially banking a significant payday. Shortly after the league said it did not have enough evidence to ban the wide receiver over allegations that he abused his 3-year-old son, the Kansas City Star reported ther...
22:39 2019-07-19

Faster algorithm could lead to more realistic sounds in VR Producing realistic sound models in VR is tricky, even compared to conventional video games. You don't always know how objects will sound in a given environment or where the listener will be, and you don't have the luxury of waiting hours for conven......
03:39 2019-08-06

Ten Years Old and the 2019 Lotus Evora Sounds Better Than Ever People love to point out that the Lotus Evora is old, with only incremental changes and an ever-increasing performance capability that lets it just keep up with all of the next-gen competitors threatening it. But even still, none of them sound quite like this....
18:39 2019-07-15

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier just yet. Nor would I tolerate much more of this con...
09:52 2019-06-03

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself....
09:52 2019-05-29

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vatican also insists on the sexual complementarity of ...
16:13 2019-06-10

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
11:39 2019-06-16

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23:39 2019-08-01

Vice President Pence cancels NH trip, goes to White House: 'No cause for alarm' Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a scheduled event in New Hampshire, and was at the White House. "Something came up. ... It's no cause for alarm," his spokeswoman said....
20:26 2019-07-02

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallengedNow that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to the video of last week’s interrogation by the US Senate committee on banking, housing and urban affair...
13:52 2019-07-21

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
23:26 2019-05-30

Brexit: both Tory sides play down risk of no-deal after business alarm Supporters of Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson say they believe no-deal Brexit is unlikelyBrexit and Tory leadership latestSupporters of the two Conservative leadership candidates have sought to play down the chances of a no-deal Brexit, after business groups reiterated their warnings about the economi...
15:13 2019-07-01

Daily on Healthcare: Air ambulances sound the alarm over surprise billing legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:39 2019-07-03

Crews battle 2-alarm fire at Lost Barrio Warehouse District TUCSON – Crews responded to a two-alarm building fire early Friday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to The Lost Barrio Warehouse District, located in the 200 block of South Park Avenue just after 3 a.m., after multiple 911 calls reporting “heavy smoke and flames.” Up...
18:52 2019-05-31

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.” Christine Schraner-Burge...
05:26 2019-07-02

Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major trade deal....
18:00 2019-08-23

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Sure Sounds Like Robert Mueller Wanted to Indict Trump Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee today, giving several dozen members of Congress the chance to cherry pick from Mueller’s extensive investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and receive answers like “yes,” “no,” and “I’ll re...
18:39 2019-07-24

It is time to meet the "zombie snail," which is somehow even worse than it sounds As anyone who’s watched a few episodes of Planet Earth knows well, the natural world is filled with a seemingly endless supply of biological horror. Weird fish and creepy reptiles coexist with strange parasites and fucked-up bugs, living out their lives in bizarre ecosystems. Because there has to b...
20:52 2019-08-13

Playing golf with Urban Meyer sounds really intense Golf is supposed to be a relaxing activity. Unless, of course, you’re Urban Meyer. The famously intense former Ohio State football coach reportedly doesn’t calm down much on the course. According to the Chicago Tribune, which played nine holes with Meyer, he once forced a golf pro to cha...
01:00 2019-06-01

Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury Sounds Like Bad News All The Way Around Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers spoke at the postgame podium Monday night following his team’s 106–105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5. That’s an unusual step for a personnel honcho, but these are unusual circumstances—it fell to Myers to announce that Durant’s injur...
11:26 2019-06-11

Still Wishing Oprah Would Run for President? Sounds Like Gayle King Does, Too! At this point, we’ve got 50-11 Democratic candidates running for president in 2020, but if Gayle King had her way, her famous bestie might throw her hat in the ring, too. In fact, she bravely broached the subject with the great and powerful Oprah just a few weeks ago, as she tells The Hollywood Repo...
20:39 2019-06-13

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary sounds off on Boeing 737 Max grounding CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary's latest comments about the Boeing's 737 Max situation on the company's earnings call....
22:13 2019-07-31

Comcast’s new eye-controlled channel changer sounds like something from the future The new eye-controlled channel changer that Comcast debuted today is a futuristic-sounding marvel that will certainly make life a little more enjoyable for people with physical disabilities who can now use merely their eyes to control their TVs. The just-announced Xfinity X1 eye control feature is a...
23:13 2019-06-17

Exciting new Pokémon game just sounds like an app that tracks your sleep The success of Detective Pikachu has proven that there’s still a huge market for that electric mouse and all of his pocket monster friends, but there still won’t be another real Pokémon video game sequel until later this year. To make that wait a little easier, the Pokémon Company has announced a ne...
06:00 2019-05-29

The Life of a Facebook Moderator Sounds Even Worse Than You Imagined For years, reports have emerged detailing the toll moderating online content takes on those tasked with cleaning up the websites of the most powerful tech companies. Facebook announced in May that it would make some changes so that a chunk of this moderator workforce (though not all of it) would be ...
00:52 2019-06-20

'View' hosts press 2020 Dem on how much she sounds like Trump "The View" peppered author and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson with questions Thursday and suggested that she sounded too much like President Trump in her approach to politics....
00:26 2019-06-21

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
17:39 2019-05-21

US scientist sounds warning on future Everest dangers KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, a U.S. scientist who spent weeks in the Everest region said Tuesday. Prof. John All ...
14:52 2019-06-04

Alphabet's plans to track people in its 'smart city' ring alarm bells Alphabet's plans to develop a Toronto neighborhood could set a dangerous precedent for the future of data-driven cities, according to data governance experts....
17:52 2019-07-09

'Faux guacamole' raises alarm for taco lovers as avocado prices soar High avocado prices have forced some taquerias to substitute squash in their guac recipes – and it’s hard to tell the differenceFrom horsemeat labeled as beef to tilapia passed off as grouper, fraud has long plagued the food world. Now, taco lovers are crying foul over the discovery that their guaca...
16:39 2019-07-24

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars in lost production. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
10:26 2019-06-12

Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve's rate cut in July, saying it caused psychological harm to the markets....
19:00 2019-08-20

Zion Williamson sounds ready for his life to completely change The corner of the Grand Hyatt Ballroom felt like the subway at rush hour. Writers, photographers and cameramen were all jockeying for position, trying to box each other out just to get in a few questions for Zion Williamson. This wasn’t a media scrum. It was a media mob. All for the player some beli...
13:00 2019-06-20

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro sounds all-powerful in this new specs leak The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch on August 7 is right around the corner, but the flood of leaks keeps coming – including a new one revealing the specs for both it and the more powerful Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus.The Note 10 specs come courtesy of noted leaker Steve H. McFly in a two-tweet b...
22:13 2019-07-23

Typing on the iPhone Sounds Amazing With the Original Mac Keyboard Attached One of the new features that will arrive with iOS 13 next month is support for a mouse. It should help push the iPad closer to being a true laptop replacement for many users, but YouTuber Napabar found an even better use for the feature: upgrading his iPhone X with both an original Macintosh compute...
05:52 2019-08-21

Trump's Response to E. Jean Carroll's Accusations Sure Sounds Like a Threat On Friday, New York magazine published an excerpt from E. Jean Carroll’s forthcoming memoir in which she accuses President Trump of a 1990s sexual assault in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room. In response, Trump spent the weekend encouraging his supporters to harass her....
00:39 2019-06-24

The first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship was as awesome as it sounds Knitting is fun for some people; heavy metal, same—but you wouldn’t imagine that that particular Venn diagram contained a lot of overlap. Nevertheless, the two disparate pursuits recently combined for the first Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship....
23:13 2019-07-18

Surprise billing solo sounds more like a government healthcare duet In the cacophony of Congress’ “greatest” healthcare hits, the issue of “surprise billing” has been topping the charts for weeks now. The partisan divide on healthcare hardly seems relevant anymore, as Republican-led proposals to set physician pay and micromanage the medical system are increasingly e...
05:13 2019-06-21

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Sounds as Loud as it Looks It’s been a hot minute since the GT500 was launched, but we haven’t really seen it run in anger until last weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Thanks to a few intrepid car spotters, who lugged cameras and microphones out to the hill, we can see a bit of the fast Ford’s performance and hear its big...
21:00 2019-07-14

Giants’ Golden Tate sounds off amid substance suspension Golden Tate took responsibility for taking a banned substance — but blamed a fertility doctor for prescribing it. A day after the NFL denied his appeal of his four-game suspension, the Giants receiver said the doctor misled him. Tate, who is trying to have another child with his wife, said his docto...
05:26 2019-08-15

Tiny fighting worms make one of the loudest sounds in the ocean Tiny, feisty worms that live off the coast of Japan fight by headbutting each other — and they aren't quiet about it. During these feuds, the worms emit one of the loudest sounds in the ocean, according to a new study....
21:13 2019-07-17

Dan Gilbert sounds delusional about Cavs’ Kyrie Irving trade If Cavaliers fans aren’t satisfied with the outcome of the Kyrie Irving trade, at least Dan Gilbert is. “I don’t know, but I think Kyrie will leave Boston,” the team’s owner said in an interview with Cleveland.com. “We could have ended up with nothing. Looking bac...
17:39 2019-05-23

Trump's Fourth of July Extravaganza Sounds Absolutely Demented President Donald Trump’s plans for his July 4 celebration on the National Mall are sounding more extravagant and unreasonable by the day. On Monday, the Washington Post reported Trump was again demanding military tanks roll through the streets of DC despite officials warning of the risk for the city...
19:52 2019-07-02

Galax, Virginia: Sights and sounds of the roots music hotspot A great deal of classic American music, traditional country, bluegrass and Americana, sprang from the “old time” sounds of the Southern mountains.       ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Elden Ring sounds like Dark Souls, but open-world The primary commonality between a From Software game and George R. R. Martin’s most popular literary endeavor is that dying happens. Dying happens a lot. Is that a strong enough connection to make a game? Well shit, we’re about to find out, because the rumors are true: Martin and From are collaborat...
22:00 2019-06-10

Fired VP suing Goldman Sachs claims he was told he ‘sounds too gay’ A gay vice president at financial giant Goldman Sachs, who is suing his former employment because of discrimination, is claiming he was excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to reports....
09:39 2019-06-06

Here’s the video to Ariana Grande’s new song “Boyfriend,” which sounds a lot like her other songs Ariana Grande dropped her new song “Boyfriend” last night, a collaboration with the hip-hop duo Social House, the current opener on her Sweetener tour. The coordinating video depicts Grande and Social House’s Mike “Mikey” Foster in an almost-relationship, flirting with other people at a party while ...
23:13 2019-08-02

Revisit the Sounds of Your Favorite Old Analog Gear at 'Conserve the Sound' I’m very glad to live in a time where I can just hop on the internet whenever, instead of having to dial up a number and wait for the modem to do its little connection concerto that took so long you could start dialing, go do something else, and walk back over when it was nearly finished....
19:52 2019-06-13

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
02:26 2019-06-10

Florida boy, 2, died in sweltering van at daycare center after driver turned off safety alarm, report says The 2-year-old Florida boy who died inside a daycare center's sweltering van last week was reportedly left alone after the driver failed to follow protocol and had switched off a safety alarm....
21:26 2019-08-08

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces. Francis said the presence of...
18:00 2019-05-27

Tiger Woods sounds off on Hank Haney SiriusXM suspension: He got what he deserved Hank Haney, who made insensitive and dismissive remarks about professional women's golf on his radio show, was suspended Thursday.        ...
01:39 2019-06-01

London Considers Bubbling, Beeping, and Other 'Irritating' Sci-Fi Sounds for Electric Bus Fleet The European Union is making a major safety push to add fake noises to electric vehicles, but some may sound goofier than others and that’s causing disagreement in the UK. Read more......
00:26 2019-07-02

Mariano Rivera sounds off on Derek Jeter Hall of Fame debate Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame celebration tour concluded with a pre-game ceremony, and first pitch, Saturday at Yankee Stadium. It capped off a summer in which the greatest closer of all-time hit an inside-the-park home run on Old Timers’ Day, had a parade thrown in his honor in New Rochelle, N.Y., ...
23:26 2019-08-17

Jacob Trouba already sounds ready for Rangers long-term commitment This was as much a life decision as it was a hockey decision, and the Rangers ended up being the beneficiary — and might be for a long time. The Blueshirts acquired 25-year-old righty-shot defenseman Jacob Trouba in a trade with the Jets in a slick move from general manager Jeff Gorton on Monday nig...
20:52 2019-06-18

CHEAP: $270 off Harman Kardon’s Onyx 4 speaker sounds like a sweet deal We’ve written quite a few times about cute and compact Bluetooth speakers. But today, we’re bringing a mega deal for a top-shelf speaker. Harman Kardon’s gorgeous Oxny Studio 4 Bluetooth speaker is selling at just $179, down from $449. The speaker features premium fabric and a beautiful circular des...
15:00 2019-06-18

Futuristic sounds to make electric buses safer hit wrong note Fears ‘spaceshippy’ proposals by TfL to make vehicles audible could confuse pedestriansTransport for London has been warned that proposals put forward for a safety feature to make electric buses more audible risk confusing vulnerable road users.TfL has commissioned Aecom to come up with a recognisab...
17:39 2019-07-01

Unlimited vacation isn't as crazy as it sounds – and it can save you money | Gene Marks Unlimited vacation may seem like a cultural shift for your business, but consider payout: when an employee leaves, it’s possible you may not owe them anythingWant to attract employees to your company in this very competitive work environment? It may be time to seriously consider offering unlimited v...
00:39 2019-08-09

Kristen Bell Sounds Off on Possibly Joining the Gossip Girl Reboot Is Kristen Bell headed back to the Upper East Side? That's a secret she's (sort of) ready to spill. Fresh off the hotly-anticipated announcement that HBO Max is officially......
02:52 2019-07-20

Facebook signs major partners for its cryptocurrency network and it still sounds terrible Facebook has begun assembling a who’s who of big tech companies to back its soon to be unveiled cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin. The likes of Mastercard, Visa, Uber, and PayPal are all backing the social media giant’s upcoming digital coin due to be unveiled later this month, and officially rolled out ne...
12:00 2019-06-14

Beto O'Rourke sounds off on Trump's impeachment: We must 'act now or lose our democracy forever' Former Texas congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke urged Congress to proceed with President Trump's impeachment on Wednesday evening, warning that it would be the "end of democracy" if they don't act. ...
03:39 2019-05-30

Sophie Turner and Conan O'Brien play tequila slaps, which is just what it sounds like While it may be true that Dark Phoenix isn’t doing especially well in either the critical or box office realms, everyone’s favorite Queen Of The North Sophie Turner seems to be having the time of her life. Appearing on Wednesday’s Conan, the current screen Jean Grey delightedly regaled Conan O’Brien...
14:00 2019-06-06

Trump sounds off on wide range of topics including Census, ICE raids President Trump opined on a wide range of topics during a 31-minute back-and-forth with reporters on Friday. The commander in chief held court on the White House lawn over the loud whirr of Marine One’s rotors before heading off to Wisconsin for fundraising efforts. Census On his decision not to pre...
07:00 2019-07-13

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the chance to become the billion-dollar behemoth it is ...
23:13 2019-07-18

Huawei just unveiled HarmonyOS, which sounds a lot like the OS Google is building to replace Android We’ve been talking about Huawei’s Android alternative for quite a while now, and the Chinese company has finally unveiled it. It’s called HongmengOS in China, which translates to HarmonyOS for the rest of the world. It’s unclear whether the OS is coming to phones first. But i...
16:52 2019-08-09

Global firms are sounding the alarm as Hong Kong protests deal "serious blow" to the city's outlook Two months of protests in Hong Kong are starting to take a toll on some of the largest global companies, adding to a host of geopolitical concerns as the U.S.-China trade war drags on....
22:39 2019-08-14

Supreme court gerrymandering decision raises alarm as Kagan issues searing dissent – live Justice says move ‘imperils system of government’ as court blocks 2020 census citizenship question for now in blow to TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.19pm BST Twitter has announced it will curtain off tweets that break its rules against abusive behavior without deleting ...
18:39 2019-06-27

The Air Force is testing a new kind of headset that protects the user by transmitting sounds through their bones Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron US airmen at RAF Mildenhall are testing a new in-ear headset that uses the wearer's ear bones to transmit sounds. The new device is meant to protect the wearer's hearing while still allowing communications in noisy environments. Visit Business Insid...
20:52 2019-08-23

Deadspin Kevin Durant’s Achilles Injury Sounds Like Bad News All The Way Around | Jezebel Billboard Deadspin Kevin Durant’s Achilles Injury Sounds Like Bad News All The Way Around | Jezebel Billboard Should Brace Itself for a ‘Monster’ Lawsuit Courtesy of DJ Khaled | Splinter Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars | The Root As a Black Man, I Understand Why Democrats Don’t ...
17:26 2019-06-11

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
01:13 2019-07-19

Korg's music-making Switch app offers Genesis and Taito game sounds It stands to reason that a music creation app on a game console should have sound samples from consoles, doesn't it? Korg certainly thinks so. It's updating its Gadget app for the Switch with both a Sega Genesis-derived drum machine (Otorii) and a......
11:13 2019-07-07

‘Blackballed’ Colin Kaepernick sounds angry over Richie Incognito, Nick Bosa Colin Kaepernick may have agreed to a settlement with the NFL in his collusion case, but the former quarterback will probably never fully come to terms with the circumstances that essentially ended his playing career. Following the Oakland Raiders’ signing of guard Richie Incognito on Tuesday,...
23:13 2019-05-28

Trump insists Fed cut rates sharply, sounds pessimistic note on China talks As the president’s reelection campaign gears up, White House officials have become increasingly concerned about the economy’s performance, several people briefed on internal discussions said....
07:39 2019-08-10

Tucker Carlson's sudden vacation sounds fishy to Trevor Noah When Tucker Carlson announced a fishing trip with his son in the midst of backlash for his comments on white supremacy, Trevor Noah wasn't having it.        ...
21:26 2019-08-14

Collection of space sounds released to mark 50 years since the moon landings - video To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, an interactive collection of the sounds of space and the history of space travel has been launched by global sound project Cities and Memory. The project, called Space is the Place, combines 80 recordings from Nasa and the European Space Agency for ...
13:13 2019-07-02

New Swamp Thing trailer suggests nature is gross and vengeful, and yeah, that sounds right DC Universe has unleashed a new, full trailer for the upcoming Swamp Thing series, which recently had its production cut short but that’s fine, everything is fine because they have enough footage of the swamp guy to make all these trailers. The series, which—as far as I can tell—is like Captain Plan...
19:39 2019-05-28

Deathbed Revelations: Extraterrestrial Spacecrafts Powered by Mind. Sounds Crazy, But Tech is Real Many people were shocked by the deathbed revelations of Ben Rich, the former director of Lockheed Skunk Works (a secret research and development facility). Rich claimed that UFOs were alien spacecraft and that extraterrestrial visitors were real. Furthermore, he stated that their craft were in some ...
12:13 2019-07-13

Payne: Bernie Sanders ‘sounds like a naive college student’ with claims about Democratic socialism Fox Business Network host Charles Payne questioned Thursday the new claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" in order to fund his Democratic socialist policies. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Nicki Minaj Sounds Off on Miley Cyrus After Bringing Back Her Queen Radio Show Nicki Minaj seems to have some words for Miley Cyrus. After releasing a fiery new tune and music video, "Megatron," which stars her boyfriend Kenneth Petty, the 36-year-old rapper......
04:39 2019-06-22

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

A deadly drug-resistant fungal infection is spreading fast, and doctors are sounding the alarm that ‘urgent’ action is needed CDC PHIL A fungus called candida auris is spreading around the world at an alarming rate. It's resistant to drug treatments. Candida auris outbreaks often happen in hospitals and other health-care settings where the most susceptible people, or those with weakened immune systems, tend to reside. In ...
20:26 2019-07-31

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned on Monday....
19:00 2019-05-21

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
03:39 2019-05-30

'State of alarm': Major cities prepare for ICE raids, more family separations Immigrant communities are scared over reports that ICE may begin deportation raids Sunday and separate more families in major cities across the U.S.        ...
19:39 2019-07-12

'Hobbs and Shaw' premiere halted after electrical sparks cause alarm; Rock reassures crowd The gala premiere for "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" was halted Saturday after electrical sparks in the audience, causing minor panic.        ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Federal Reserve. Central banks finance all this and m...
17:13 2019-07-14

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in November, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.29...
16:52 2019-07-01

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
21:39 2019-06-12

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license operating systems like Android until the matters are r...
17:26 2019-05-22

Election spending’s trickle-down conundrum Here’s the ironic thing about next year’s presidential election: The economy will be boosted by the flood of campaign money being spent at a time when the 26 Democrats running for president want the economy to look lousy so they can defeat President Trump. And the economy will be the major issue dur...
05:52 2019-08-01

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
16:39 2019-06-14

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
10:26 2019-06-13

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government’s borrowing limit. Minority Leader Kevin McCarth...
21:01 2019-05-21

Why It's Worth Spending Money to Save More of It A lot of personal finance advice gets caught up in the little things—the cup of coffee you buy in the morning for $3. The streaming music subscription for $9.99 per month. Cut out these small expenses and clutch those dollar bills and you’ll save thousands of dollars each year. But of course it’s no...
16:39 2019-07-03

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the presidential candidates spending the most, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
16:00 2019-06-16

Take-Two profits soar thanks to 'GTA' and 'Red Dead' online spending Need further proof that Rockstar's online games are the cornerstone of its business these days? You just got it. Publisher Take-Two has reported that its profit jumped 39 percent year-over-year in the spring quarter to a hefty $540.5 million, and t......
03:39 2019-08-06

La Liga's big clubs have different outlooks after summer of spending Barcelona are fighting to maintain supremacy, Atlético have a new identity and Real Madrid’s rebuild is under threatSometimes being the best isn’t good enough and this time being second best might not be either. Being third definitely isn’t. A week ago, no one knew if La Liga would start on Friday a...
15:00 2019-08-16

First on CNN: More NRA leaders step down amid spending controversy Three more National Rifle Association leaders have stepped down, CNN has learned, in a broadening of a leadership exodus amid a controversy over the group's spending....
01:26 2019-08-21

Apple is spending more than ever on R&D to fulfill the 'Tim Cook doctrine' Apple spent $4.2 billion on research and development in the quarter ending in June, the highest quarterly amount it has ever spent on research and development....
17:26 2019-08-03

Rishi Sunak: Government spending more on no-deal Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak has told the BBC the government is spending additional money on no-deal Brexit preparations and extra staff at the borders....
16:26 2019-08-01

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
00:00 2019-07-23

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
19:52 2019-06-12

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
18:13 2019-07-31

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
15:39 2019-07-05

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
20:13 2019-07-05

Snapchat spending $1B to give users more of what they love Snapchat knows how much its users love vomiting rainbows and seeing what they’d look like as the opposite gender — so it plans on giving them more. The parent company on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt to beef up Snapchat, including more augmented reality. The cash will be a...
12:26 2019-08-07

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of her coworkers spent their work days. The only prob...
17:00 2019-07-08

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in future be spent in a more environmentally sustainable way and tell her G20 counterparts: “We are the last generation of leaders with the power to limi...
00:13 2019-06-29

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0.3% in April following a 1.1% surge in March that h...
18:13 2019-05-31

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
19:13 2019-05-31

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
14:00 2019-06-20

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
20:52 2019-06-14

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus on physical health—and a growing body of res...
19:52 2019-06-27

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
03:26 2019-06-04

Real Madrid Are Spending Big To Strike Fear Once Again Three managers in one season; a distant third place in La Liga; an early come-from-ahead Champions League exit; the continued ignominy of paying Gareth Bale’s massive wages. The 2018-19 season was not a good one for Real Madrid, who saw their streak of three straight (and four out of the last five)...
00:00 2019-06-14

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S. News & World Report....
21:52 2019-06-11

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
02:39 2019-06-12

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the troubled New York City Housing Authority, specificall...
04:52 2019-06-22

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
20:52 2019-06-14

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples should aim to spend on their honeymoons and how their b...
06:13 2019-06-28

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
15:52 2019-06-28

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
23:01 2019-06-04

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing dire...
19:13 2019-06-15

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further uncertainty into negotiations....
04:00 2019-07-22

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a decline from 41 minutes and predicts it will drop again ...
23:26 2019-05-30

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
16:52 2019-06-18

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ally continue to grow...
08:13 2019-08-15

Realist Klopp ‘not jealous’ of rivals’ spending power "Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has spoken about his club’s transfer strategy, saying that they are not living in ‘fantasia land’ when it comes to signings this summer."...
18:39 2019-07-31

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
18:52 2019-06-15

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
14:00 2019-07-19

Back to school spending expected to hit record heights (NBC News) The average household spending for back to school is hitting record heights, with a big chunk of that going towards tech. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are going to spend about $1,673 on back-to-school items this year, which is about a three percent increase from ...
00:26 2019-07-20

Spending Deal Calms Worries, But Is Unlikely to Boost Growth A new spending deal removes a key source of uncertainty heading into a presidential election year, but it won’t translate into a big budget increase, muting its impact on economic growth....
00:39 2019-07-24

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
20:52 2019-06-14

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
00:13 2019-07-24

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
00:39 2019-07-23

These four Asian countries account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region's burgeoning travel appetite, according to a new Mastercard report....
07:39 2019-07-22

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay period....
17:26 2019-06-11

Hoda Kotb says spending time with daughters matters 'more than anything' "Today" host Hoda Kotb gave an update on Haley and Hope, her daughters with Joel Schiffman, and shared plans for a new book, "I Really Needed This Today."...
16:52 2019-08-02

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the agency, new payroll figures from the Empire Center...
10:13 2019-08-14

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

So How Much Is WeWork Spending on Kombucha Taps as it Hemorrhages Billions? WeWork, the coworking space startup, just filed paperwork detailing its financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering and boy, oh boy, does it throw away a lot of money. Read more......
19:00 2019-08-14

Conor McGregor is spending his retirement beating up old men in bars Conor McGregor, former two-division UFC champion and noted hater of mass transit, “retired” from the sport of MMA back in March of this year. It was the second time he had retired, as well as the second time he had retired via Twitter. Everyone expects him to return to the UFC octagon so...
16:39 2019-08-16

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
19:00 2019-08-16

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
15:39 2019-05-22

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port St. Lucie, Fla. ranch, announced Monday by general ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Trump says he will decide on foreign aid spending cuts within week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was looking at various options for a budget package that could cut billions of dollars in foreign aid and that he would decide on the issue "sooner than a week."...
03:52 2019-08-21

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
04:52 2019-08-13

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
07:52 2019-05-30

Stormi Webster Is "100% Okay" After Spending the Day In the Hospital Due to Allergic Reaction Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's little girl Stormi Webster had a bit of a health scare on Sunday. The Kylie Cosmetics owner posted a photo of Stormi sleeping and revealed that she......
07:52 2019-06-03

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. Gus Gus is a 102 lb lap dog who is looking for th...
03:52 2019-06-07

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

Company offering $5,000 spending money for 'Shopping Specialist' A savings-finding website is offering $5,000 in spending money to a "Shopping Specialist" charged with testing out coupon codes and cash back offers....
01:39 2019-08-03

Australian shoppers are spending less – and Qantas and Coles see their profits dip Consumer demand weakens in face of stagnant wage growth and economic uncertaintyAustralian shoppers have become increasingly careful in their spending habits as a slew of consumer-facing companies reported tougher conditions and a closely watched survey showed the entire service sector shrank in Jul...
17:00 2019-08-22

Disney shares drop 5% in high-spending third quarter Disney shares tumbled 5% in after-market trading Tuesday as the Mouse House missed Wall Street’s third-quarter profit and revenue expectations. Chief Executive Bob Iger said the company’s results were weighed down by its merger with Twenty-First Century Fox, despite the fact that the Disney has earn...
12:00 2019-08-07

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence by the energy company despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
09:39 2019-06-04

US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell. The post US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-03

US construction spending was flat in April as housing fell WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects was unchanged in April as another decline in home construction was offset by a big gain in government spending on projects like highways and hospitals. The Commerce Department says the flat reading followed a small increase of 0.1% in March, w...
16:52 2019-06-03

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
06:13 2019-08-22

French environment minister quits over spending criticism France's environment minister resigned on Tuesday following a week of reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private lobster dinners and costly renovations of his ministerial residence....
01:13 2019-07-17

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
20:26 2019-06-28

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger with more twists and turns than Thunder Mountain at...
23:00 2019-06-22

French Minister Quits After Criticism Over Lavish Spending French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
17:13 2019-07-16

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
10:13 2019-06-21

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 million purchased insurance through Obamacare's ex...
09:13 2019-06-21

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
18:52 2019-07-01

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
16:26 2019-07-01

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
21:39 2019-06-27

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spending plans cannot be funded if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal.The chancellor cast doub...
15:13 2019-07-01

YouTube is the world’s top-grossing video app with $138M in user spending Google must be happy. YouTube is the world’s top-grossing app in the photo and video software category for a second quarter in a row. To clinch the top spot, YouTube generated $138 million in user spending, according to data from app market monitor SensorTower. US-based users accounted for nearly 70...
20:13 2019-08-01

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos recently told a substantial ...
02:52 2019-07-02

Despite Deficit Worries, Senate Gives Final Approval to Spending Increases The Senate gave final approval to a two-year budget deal that would lift the federal debt limit and raise spending by hundreds of billions of dollars....
18:26 2019-08-01

Factbox: Britain's $7.6 billion no-deal Brexit spending spree Britain is doubling spending on preparations for a no-deal Brexit this year as Prime Minister Boris Johnson sets his sights on leaving the European Union with or without a divorce deal at the end of October....
12:52 2019-08-01

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard She...
21:39 2019-06-09

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped out the scope for extra borrowing by instead using the £38bn “divorce settlement” payment with the E...
02:13 2019-07-05

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
04:00 2019-07-11

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vowed to keep fighting the unprecedented cut, which university officials have warned would wreak havoc....
06:13 2019-07-11

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
15:00 2019-06-11

Massive spending deal poised for House passage Thursday House Democrats plan to call up a two-year deal to lift federal budget caps and suspend the debt ceiling and they say they’ve got the votes to pass it, despite criticism from conservatives....
19:26 2019-07-31

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
19:00 2019-07-24

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
21:26 2019-05-23

Belgian woman survives after spending 6 days trapped in crashed car A Belgian woman who disappeared for nearly a week was found alive after she was discovered trapped in her car for six days during last week’s heatwave in Europe....
18:26 2019-08-02

Budget 2019: Modest Rise In Military Spending Likely, Says Official In an interim budget announced in February before national elections, the government allocated Rs 4.31 lakh crore ($62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year, raising......
18:39 2019-07-03

GOP freezes Twitter spending to protest locking of McConnell’s account Twitter temporarily locked McConnell’s campaign account Wednesday after it shared a video in which some protesters spoke of violence outside his Kentucky home, where he is recovering from a shoulder fracture....
06:26 2019-08-09

Modest rise in Indian military spending likely, modernization on hold India is likely to stick to a modest rise in defense spending in the 2019/2020 budget due on Friday because of tight government finances, officials said, further delaying a long-planned military modernization program....
12:52 2019-07-03

No Intention To Criminalise Default In Corporate Social Spending: Official As per data available with the ministry from disclosures made by companies, more than Rs 52,000 crore has been spent from 2014-15 to 2017-18 period towards CSR activities....
21:52 2019-08-08

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorado."...
12:39 2019-08-08

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
01:52 2019-06-24

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
10:39 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
20:00 2019-06-28

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion in 2016....
21:26 2019-06-04

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive as the war enters a fifth month....
19:52 2019-08-06

Removal Of Corporate Social Spending Can Aid Growth: Bibek Debroy Bibek Debroy said that steps such as a three-rate Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure and removal of corporate social responsibility spending could be among the options to revive the economy....
17:00 2019-08-12

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
14:13 2019-06-05

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
22:52 2019-05-24

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
19:52 2019-06-05

‘It bothers me’: Guardiola defends Man City’s spending after Klopp’s jibe • City broke own transfer record for Rodri this summer• Liverpool and City meet in Community Shield at WembleyPep Guardiola has dismissed Jürgen Klopp’s claim that Manchester City live in a “fantasia land” where they can spend £200m every year as he insisted the treble winners enjoyed success on a £...
19:39 2019-08-02

UK finance minister cautions PM candidates over no-deal Brexit and spending Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would threaten the United Kingdom's cohesion and that they should tone down irresponsible spending pledges....
10:26 2019-05-30

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
23:39 2019-06-14

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
20:13 2019-07-18

White House and Congress Near Deal on Spending, Debt Ceiling White House and congressional negotiators are closing in on terms for an agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit....
18:26 2019-07-22

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, according to congressional and administration officials...
00:39 2019-06-17

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
12:52 2019-07-22

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal spending increases for defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program to strengthen healthcare for military veterans....
03:52 2019-07-14

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this fall. At the same time, a key Senate panel is poi...
23:52 2019-06-18

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
01:13 2019-06-15

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to trading him for another draft pick – either a late first...
04:00 2019-06-19

Canadiens start spending Aho offer sheet money on Chiarot The Canadiens began using the money they won't be paying Sebastian Aho by signing defenseman Ben Chiarot to a $10.5 million, three-year contract       ...
20:52 2019-07-04

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promises will be impossible to deliver if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. Hammond said Monday that unless there is an orderly Brexi...
16:52 2019-07-01

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism after spending more than half her time in her curre...
01:39 2019-06-20

Trump says will not use U.S. debt ceiling to negotiate spending deal with Congress President Donald Trump said on Friday he could not imagine using the United States' debt ceiling as a tool to negotiate a spending deal with lawmakers in Congress, saying the government's credit rating was sacred....
22:00 2019-07-19

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
17:26 2019-06-14

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
20:26 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
22:52 2019-07-23

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
04:00 2019-06-14

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of the first major resignations in the administration of leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador....
22:52 2019-05-21

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
07:00 2019-06-18

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
04:26 2019-06-11

Imran Khan Lauds Pak Militarys "Voluntary" Move To Cut Defence Spending In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
10:39 2019-06-05

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak. The post US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-07-01

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen’s comment is the latest in an escalating spat ...
23:39 2019-08-22

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its required NATO defense spending. ...
04:13 2019-08-10

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Friday.The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency sp...
22:39 2019-06-27

Wild Rumors, Archie's Christening and a Serious Split: How the Royals Are Spending Their Summer Summer doesn't even officially begin until Friday, but the scorching heat is already bearing down on the royal family. At least the actual weather is only expected to be 66......
14:00 2019-06-18

AmEx beats profit on higher card spending; expenses a worry Credit card issuer American Express Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as a healthy U.S. economy fueled higher spending by its customers....
17:52 2019-07-19

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign....
21:13 2019-08-09

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of the country's tight grip on the public finances....
15:52 2019-07-04

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra in his budget request....
15:26 2019-05-21

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
15:26 2019-05-21

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
23:13 2019-07-05

Micron Technology sees rebound in cloud, data center spending Micron Technology's third quarter wasn't as bad as feared and one big reason is that cloud providers are starting to build out infrastructure after a spending pause....
03:00 2019-06-28

Trump Administration, Congress Have Agreed on 'Top-Line' Spending Levels, Mnuchin Says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Congress and the Trump administration have agreed on overall spending levels and raising the U.S. government’s borrowing limit for two years....
21:13 2019-07-18

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spending while directing billions of dollars back to his home state of Mississippi. Cochran died Thursday at age 81. He was the 10th longest-serving senat...
20:00 2019-06-01

Japan's economy grows more than expected on strong consumer, business spending Japan's economy grew much more than expected in April-June to mark the third straight quarter of expansion, as robust private consumption and business investment offset the hit to exports from cooling global demand....
04:52 2019-08-09

U.S. Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and establish spending caps on a range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
21:52 2019-07-22

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business trips....
09:39 2019-06-09

Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and enact spending caps on a wide range of federal programs, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
18:39 2019-07-22

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
22:52 2019-07-23

Back-to-school spending won't give retailers much of a boost this year, survey says Consumers shopping for back-to-school clothing, school supplies and electronics are expected to spend $27.8 billion this year, up just 1.8% from 2018, according to a new survey from Deloitte....
06:26 2019-07-10

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentagon's spending power to $738 billion....
22:00 2019-07-31

Putin promises social spending boost in annual call-in show MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is promising to boost spending on social programs as part of the government’s modernization efforts. Speaking in an annual live call-in show Thursday, Putin faced an array of complaints about low wages and pensions. Putin responded by spelling out plans t...
12:52 2019-06-20

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
01:13 2019-07-23

Restaurant spending set to hit high in 2019 as consumers spend more of their budget on dining out A strong jobs market and tax cuts are bolstering consumer spending at restaurants. The National Restaurant Association projects a sales record for 2019....
04:26 2019-08-20

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percent since January....
13:26 2019-07-23

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
19:52 2019-08-01

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardline fiscal conservatives worried for the future....
20:00 2019-08-01

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
10:13 2019-05-24

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
06:39 2019-07-16

At $13,000, Could This ‘Mint’ 2005 Mazdaspeed Miata be Worth Spending a Good Bit of Green? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mazdaspeed Miata has a 178-horsepower turbo mill and a ridiculously low number of miles for that pumped up four to have traveled. Let’s see if its price is equally ridiculous....
14:52 2019-06-19

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
20:26 2019-07-08

China's spending ability has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....
00:39 2019-08-21

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
13:39 2019-06-07

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
05:52 2019-05-23

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans....
20:13 2019-08-01

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy U.S. consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, saved the day for the record-long expansion, but a big decline in business investments raised concerns about how much longer it can last....
18:13 2019-07-31

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
00:26 2019-05-22

Investigation: NCAA schools' spending on college football recruiting is skyrocketing The college football arms race is being reflected in recruiting expenditures, which have climbed dramatically among top NCAA programs in recent years.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea Party dead in a Senate speech....
22:13 2019-07-31

Apple is spending $6 billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT Apple has spent more than $6 billion on original TV shows and movies for its forthcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a Financial Times report on Monday....
04:26 2019-08-20

US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls. The post US durable goods orders drop a sharp 2.1% in April, investment spending also falls appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:39 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Michael Kors owner Capri forecast dampened by higher spending Capri Holdings Ltd, formerly Michael Kors, forecast first-quarter profit below expectations on Wednesday as it spends more on marketing and opening new stores for its recently acquired Versace brand, sending its shares down 10%....
14:39 2019-05-29

Dad sentenced for stealing kid’s Girl Scout cookie money, spending it on an erotic massage Father of the year, he is not. An Oregon dad swiped over $700 from his daughter’s Girl Scout cookie fund and then told her the money was taken during a home invasion — when, in reality, it got spent on an erotic massage. Brian Couture, of Forest Grove, was sentenced Monday to 18 months o...
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an international summit in Japan on Friday by pushing allies on both trade and defense spending. Trump sat first with the G20 summit’s host, Japanes...
04:26 2019-06-28

Unveiling 'wellbeing' budget, New Zealand earmarks $2.5 billion spending in slowing economy New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion spending package under a much-hyped 'Wellbeing' budget, prioritizing mental health and alleviating child poverty, but it expects a smaller surplus and slower economic growth over the next year....
10:26 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Televisa posts 78.6% drop in net profit on lower government spending Mexican broadcaster Televisa's net profit plunged by 78.6% in the second quarter, the company said on Monday, a consequence of reduced advertising spending by both the Mexican government and clients in the private sector....
09:00 2019-07-09

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
02:39 2019-08-02

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an array of other domestic programs, significantly adding to rapidly escalating government debt....
19:52 2019-08-01

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its policy provisions....
02:13 2019-07-10

Pushback: Trump’s July Fourth critics spending 3-times more on Capitol concerts Congressional Democrats claiming that President Trump “illegally” diverted $2.4 million for the acclaimed July Fourth “Salute to America” have helped to set aside three times as much for holiday concerts on Capitol grounds, according to budget documents....
21:26 2019-07-11

Virginia teen achieves dream of graduating with classmates after spending 5 months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma....
03:39 2019-06-21

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps that would avert a feared government default later this year but add to rising budget deficits....
10:26 2019-07-23

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.Given the lack of progress, administration officials are pitching a short-term agreement to avoid bre...
05:00 2019-06-20

Norwich spurn spending spree as promoted sides stay cautious | Ben Fisher Daniel Farke and Chris Wilder are keen to learn from others’ mistakes and resisting the urge to splash out excessivelyIt is hardly a science but for a rough indication of how promoted clubs can best make a fist of staying up, perhaps it is best to examine some of the more disastrous recent attempts....
18:13 2019-07-18

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
22:13 2019-06-20

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at national, as well as global levels....
03:26 2019-07-18

Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday: senators The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years while adding billions of dollars in deficit-spending, Republican senators said on Wednesday....
22:26 2019-07-31

Khloe Kardashian Claps Back at Criticism Over "Excessive Spending" on True Thompson Khloe Kardashian won't stand for being shamed for spoiling her daughter. On Saturday, she posted on her Instagram page a video of True Thompson, 1, sitting in a pink sparkly toy......
05:52 2019-07-08

Man Utd had spending power to make bigger statement in transfer window, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United did have the spending power to make a bigger statement in the transfer window – but he refused to waste money on the wrong targets....
20:00 2019-08-09

As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's collapse....
04:13 2019-08-15

Eliot Engel warns foreign officials: Stop spending money at Trump properties House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel directed his aides on Tuesday to warn foreign officials that they are “facilitating” President Donald Trump’s alleged emoluments violations by spending money at properties owned by Trump’s sprawling business empire.In a new memorandum to his staff...
04:13 2019-08-14

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending....
03:26 2019-06-20

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
01:13 2019-07-06

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
01:00 2019-06-15

American Express tops profit estimates on higher card spending; expenses a worry Credit card issuer American Express beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Friday, as a healthy U.S. economy fueled higher spending by its customers....
20:13 2019-07-19

Home Depot misses on sales and cuts outlook on worries tariffs could hit consumer spending Home Depot's CEO said the retailer cut its outlook partly due to "the potential impacts to the U.S. consumer arising from recently announced tariffs."...
12:39 2019-08-20

U.S. Senate aims to pass Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday will try to complete a months-long effort by lawmakers and the Trump administration to set spending levels for the next two years for the military and numerous domestic programs while also temporarily suspending limits on government borrowing authority....
17:52 2019-08-01

Dancing With The Stars host sounds pretty pissed about Sean Spicer dancing with the stars Nostalgia is a funny thing. Because it tends to work only in relative values—i.e., “then” was better than “now,” so “then” must automatically be good—it can do a lot of work to shave the more craptastic edges off of a person or a moment, even if they were, from an objective point of view, trash....
01:00 2019-08-22

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
17:52 2019-05-30

Fact check: Joe Biden falsely claims he opposed spending more money to build state prisons In a campaign speech in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended the 1994 anti-crime law he played a primary role in writing....
15:00 2019-07-08

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:52 2019-06-21

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, incl...
14:01 2019-06-08

'The Bachelorette' star Tyler Cameron spotted on date with Gigi Hadid after spending night with Hannah Brown "The Bachelorette" favorite Tyler Cameron was spotted leaving Hannah Brown's home early in the morning on Friday — and days later, the Florida native was seen on a date with a supermodel....
20:39 2019-08-05

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil producer Husky Energy cuts long-term spending to boost cash flow Husky Energy Inc on Tuesday nearly doubled its free cash flow target over five years as it cut its planned capital spending at a time when investors have been calling on oil and gas companies to shore up capital for buybacks and dividends....
17:26 2019-05-28

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
20:13 2019-06-12

Bolton touts NATO allies' $100B military spending spree after Trump push: ‘Unequaled triumph’ National Security Adviser John Bolton said Tuesday that an increase in defense spending from NATO allies, after pressure from President Trump, marked a significant victory for the United States and made the alliance stronger....
22:01 2019-07-16

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00:26 2019-06-11

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting tools, and exclusive content deals, Guggenheim sees...
19:00 2019-06-27

Daily on Healthcare: Study: Don't blame underinvestment in social services for high US healthcare spending Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
14:39 2019-08-16

Sen. David Perdue: A 'no' vote on the budget deal is a vote for more spending When President Trump set out to negotiate a budget deal, he had two primary goals: continue to reduce discretionary spending as a percentage of the economy and fully fund our military....
19:26 2019-07-31

Boris Johnson steps up Brexit preparations as 'fast-track' spending review announced Boris Johnson is stepping up his Brexit preparations as the government announced a "fast-tracked" spending review ahead of the looming October deadline....
19:39 2019-08-09

Bellator star Nathan Greyson explains how MMA saved him from the 'wrong path' after spending time in prison Stories of redemption are commonplace in the world of combat sport. For Bellator's Nathan Greyson it goes further than that. Ask the South Londoner about MMA and he will tell you it saved his life....
11:39 2019-06-16

Amazon Kindle vs Kindle Paperwhite: is it worth spending more? It’s almost Amazon Prime Day, and that’s sure to be the ideal time to pick up a Kindle, as prices are likely to be heavily reduced.But which one to choose? If you’re not after an all-out deluxe flagship of an ereader then really it comes down to either the Amazon Kindle or the A...
17:00 2019-06-04

Woman's Photoshoot On A Train Is Viral And People Love Her Confidence Jessica George was riding the New York subway when fellow passenger Ben Yahr spotted her whipping out her phone, setting it to self-timer and having a glamorous photoshoot right then and there....
03:52 2019-08-22

Tesla delays price hike for self-driving upgrade You'll still have at least a few more weeks to order a Tesla with the Full Self-Driving upgrade before the price hike kicks in. Elon Musk said Tesla had "postponed" the $1,000 increase until cars received version 10 software with "smart summon" (aka......
04:13 2019-08-22

County cricket: Somerset and Yorkshire wins boost title hopes – as it happened Yorkshire beat Nottinghamshire by 143 runs to close the gap on Essex, while Somerset are just two points behind the leaders after beating Warwickshire 6.25pm BST Somerset successfully chased 258 at Edgbaston to beat Warwickshire and close the gap to leaders Essex to just two points with three rounds...
04:39 2019-08-22

Farmer's threat prompts U.S. Agriculture Department to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat of violence was made during a phone call from an angry farmer....
04:39 2019-08-22

|It'snotus:EskomtakesastepbackfromZimpowercuts South African power utility Eskom says it is not responsible for the power outages being experienced in Zimbabwe, saying it is supplying 400MW to the southern African country as agreed....
05:00 2019-08-22

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
05:52 2019-08-22

Report: MLB sends memo to players warning about performance-enhancing drugs in sex pills According to ESPN, MLB issued a memo warning players that over-the-counter sexhual-enhancement pills could contain performance-enhancing       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramento....
09:52 2019-08-22

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to take over secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
11:26 2019-08-22

Boeing to hire 'few hundred' workers to support grounded 737 MAX Boeing needs a “few hundred” temporary employees to help oversee its grounded fleet of 737 MAX jets as the company works to return the planes to the skies....
11:52 2019-08-22

Ajay Kumar Bhalla Is New Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla, currently serving as an officer on special duty in the home ministry, was appointed as the new Union home secretary on Thursday, an official order said....
11:52 2019-08-22

|SAmustbraceformorehikesintaxes,electricitytariffs-economist The challenge posed by heavily indebted Eskom means that SA taxpayers must brace for higher taxes and further electricity price hikes, says Absa's Group chief economist....
11:52 2019-08-22

Factbox: Israel a global leader in growing market for cyber weapons Israel, a leading provider of hacking and surveillance tools known as cyber weapons, or spyware, is easing requirements on selling the technology abroad....
12:13 2019-08-22

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his government. WATCH NOW....
12:13 2019-08-22

Tony Chambers looks at the newest pop art exhibition Tony Chambers takes in an exhibition that bridges the worlds of commercial design and pop art, lights up over Ikea's wi-fi speaker and previews the V&A's box-fresh installation...
13:00 2019-08-22

The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn't touching anything, and then we can all fly back to 1995 and play Panzer Dragoon....
14:26 2019-08-22

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stroke and heart disease, as well as an increased risk...
14:52 2019-08-22

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a few years, and I am skeptical that there is a milit...
14:52 2019-08-22

Sensex Sheds Over 300 Points As Selloff In Financials, Metals Deepens Domestic stock markets registered sharp losses on Thursday hurt by a selloff across sectors. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 328.89 points to 36,731.48, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark......
16:00 2019-08-22

What to expect at IFA 2019 There's just one big technology show before the end of the year, IFA, where we'll see the last goodies revealed before everyone goes into buying mode. As usual, a team of Engadget's finest will descend upon Berlin to uncover all of the best thing......
16:39 2019-08-22

Report: For DevOps inspiration, look to the retail sector An annual survey from DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) finds that the retail sector stands out for its software delivery and operational performance....
18:00 2019-08-22

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nicknamed the "Privacy Sandbox," that would allow for pe......
18:00 2019-08-22

VW targets higher profit as EV costs, uncertainty weigh VW's diesel-emission scandal caused a fundamental crisis but it also became a catalyst for the transformation of the automaker, VW COO Ralf Brandstaetter said -- setting the stage for the company's bold plans to pass Tesla as the electric car leader....
20:26 2019-08-22

Galaxy Note 10 review: Samsung managed to improve upon its best phone to date There will never be a perfect smartphone design, and as long as the smartphone is our primary communication device, vendors will continue to iterate each and every generation. Therefore, no one is ever going to truly “get it right,” because there’s no such thing, but of all the pho...
20:52 2019-08-22

'Power' premiere: 50 Cent performs, Starz cast celebrates final season in New York The final season premiere of "Power" got a hometown sendoff at Madison Square Garden, with the entire cast in attendance and a performance by 50 Cent.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

A Reminder That You Can Get Another German Wagon With Over 500 HP For A 'Reasonable' Price If you didn’t catch the news, the Audi RS6 Avant—a super-wagon that we Americans were denied for so long—will finally hit our shores in 2020. I didn’t believe it would happen, but I’m happy to be proven wrong. However, if you don’t have the patience or the cash, there is another alternative....
21:13 2019-08-22

Former England international Haskell to try hand at MMA "Former England rugby international James Haskell has signed a deal with mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA and will compete in the heavyweight division, the 34-year-old confirmed on Thursday."...
21:39 2019-08-22

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
22:00 2019-08-22

Mets vs. Indians: Syndergaard will keep this one Under The Cleveland Indians and New York Mets are two of just four teams in the majors that entered Wednesday with at least 24 wins since the All-Star break, and they battle at Citi Field on Thursday with a pair of pitchers who have been solid since. In four starts for the Indians, Aaron Civale has......
22:00 2019-08-22

ADOT: Computer service restored to MVD offices Motor Vehicle Division offices are now open for business after having a statewide computer outage on Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the outage affected all MVD offices across the state, including those in the Tucson area. ADOT officials say the outage was resolved Wedn...
22:00 2019-08-22

Rising temperatures will make Hajj pilgrimage 'dangerous' British Muslims are being urged to take the lead on fighting climate change as a study suggests rising temperatures will make pilgrimages to Mecca dangerous....
22:26 2019-08-22

Don't Overthink Overstock.com It is probably a good thing that Patrick Byrne has resigned as chief executive of Overstock.com. That doesn’t mean investors should rush into the stock....
22:26 2019-08-22

Watch: 'Bachelor in Paradise's' Demi Burnett on coming out: 'I was just being myself' "Bachelor in Paradise" star Demi Burnett explained on "Good Morning America" Thursday how it felt to come out as bi-sexual and present the first same-sex relationship ever on the series....
23:13 2019-08-22

Two men arrested in California and Wisconsin for alleged workplace threats Two men in California and Wisconsin who had large firearms caches have been arrested in separate incidents for threatening attacks on their workplaces, authorities in the two states said, following a spate of recent mass shooting threats and three deadly attacks since July....
23:13 2019-08-22

Judge hurries U.S. naturalization as pregnant woman gets contractions A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, started experiencing contractions....
23:13 2019-08-22

Florida to execute man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994 A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 is scheduled to be executed in Florida on Thursday....
23:13 2019-08-22

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken debris on a GoPro camera....
23:39 2019-08-22

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to flip secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
23:39 2019-08-22

UK's Boris Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's palace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture....
00:00 2019-08-23

Nature’s Perfect Design: Scientists Believe That Studying Woodpeckers Could Totally Revolutionize The Way We Bash Trees Apart With Our Heads To Find Bugs Studying nature has long provided humanity with insights into how to better adapt to our world, and now experts believe that a secret to improving our everyday lives may very well be perched on a tree in your backyard: Scientists are optimistic that researching woodpeckers could completely revolutio...
00:26 2019-08-23

Member of 'Miracle on Ice' team Mark Pavelich faces charges after allegedly attacking neighbor with pole Former NHL player and 1980 U.S. Hockey gold medalist Mark Pavelich faces four felony charges after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole.       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Meet "The Fridge," Who Is Like "The Freeze" But Larger And More Cunning Everyone loves “The Freeze,” the masked sprinter who makes a living humiliating amateur athletes at Braves games, but there is a similar hero plying his trade at Gwinnett Stripers games, and he is quite the specimen....
02:26 2019-08-23

Did 'Baby Shark' violate copyright law? A New York entertainer thinks so Kids can't stop listening to the "Baby Shark" song and adults can't get it out of their heads. A New York man says the song is his, so he's suing.        ...
02:26 2019-08-23

Tanak takes lead in first stage of WRC Rally Germany for Toyota World Rally Championship points' leader Ott Tanak beat his title rivals on the first stage of Rally Germany to lead overnight, the three title contenders split by one second...
04:52 2019-08-23

Chechen refugee in Germany fined after sharing DW article on Islamic State A court in Augsburg has fined a refugee from the Chechen Republic after he shared a DW article on his Facebook page. According to the ruling, he propagated the insignia of the Islamic State group....
06:52 2019-08-23

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it....
08:26 2019-08-23

Daniel Jones Shows Promise in a Giants Preseason Win The rookie quarterback completed a difficult week with an encouraging performance, leading the Giants to a touchdown during a 25-23 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals....
10:00 2019-08-23

Daniel Jones takes big hit, keeps on ticking in another strong game for New York Giants New York Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones showed tremendous poise when he encountered another "Welcome to the NFL, kid" moment.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for 5th win in row Noah Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 in a rain-shortened game for their fifth straight win       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Arsenal trio can match Liverpool's front three - Aubameyang "Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says Arsenal could try to fight fire with fire on Saturday by deploying him in a front three alongside Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe when they travel to face Liverpool in the Premier League."...
10:26 2019-08-23

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia has put the original Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and i...
10:52 2019-08-23

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday....
11:13 2019-08-23

Arsenal attacking trio can match Liverpool's vaunted front three, claims Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes Arsenal's club-record £72million signing Nicolas Pepe can help form a devastating attacking unit to match Liverpool's celebrated front three....
12:39 2019-08-23

How will Chelsea line up against Norwich? Antonio Rudiger returns Antonio Rudiger's return from a meniscus injury gives Frank Lampard his first significant decision to make at centre-back since allowing David Luiz to join Arsenal....
12:39 2019-08-23

Smoke causes Hawaiian Airlines flight to make emergency landing; 7 injured Smoke filled the cargo hold and cabin of Hawaiian Airlines flight HA47 to Honolulu, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing, the company said....
14:39 2019-08-23

Samsung allegedly removed a women’s sexual health stall from a women in tech event Yesterday, Samsung hosted an event in San Francisco on the “Growth and Innovation in the Wearable Device Market.” Co-hosted with SF Women in Tech, the conference showed off some of the biggest new innovations in tech — but apparently drew the line when it came to women’s sexual health.  Liz Klinger,...
14:39 2019-08-23