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College admissions scandal: Parents' sentences at stake as judge presses prosecution

Prosecutors say universities and testing companies suffered losses in the college admissions scandal. It could determine whether parents go to prison.        ...

College admissions scandal: Parents' sentences at stake as judge presses prosecution

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Judge to Decide First Sentence in College Admissions Scandal The sentencing of a former Stanford University sailing coach raises questions about the role of universities, who have been described as victims in the admissions scheme....
21:13 2019-06-12

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer on Wednesday will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance cheating scandal, when he faces a federal judge in Boston....
21:00 2019-06-12

College admissions scandal: Even if you could give your kid everything, should you? Beyond the utter lunacy of the current college admission scandal is a much more widespread angst among parents and, increasingly, struggles among their kids....
18:52 2019-09-17

Another parent busted in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have busted yet another parent in the nationwide college admissions scandal, officials announced Friday. Tech executive Jeffrey Bizzack was nabbed for paying $250,000 to bribe his son’s way into the University of Southern California as a bogus volleyball recruit — and has a...
01:26 2019-06-29

Over 30 USC students probed in college admissions scandal More than 30 students at the University of Southern California are under investigation for their ties to the mastermind behind the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to a new report. The 33 students identified in USC’s own probe — all linked to college prep whiz William “Rick...
23:39 2019-07-18

Charges Against Another Parent Revealed in the College Admissions Scandal Prosecutors said a Chinese woman living in Canada had paid $400,000 to bribe her son’s way into U.C.L.A., raising the total number of parents accused in the case to 35....
02:26 2019-09-18

Another coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The former head coach of the University of Southern California women’s soccer team has agreed to plead guilty for his role in the nationwide college admissions scandal that has ensnared high-profile parents including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, the feds announced Monday. Ali Khosroshahin, 49...
08:52 2019-06-04

Accountant in U.S. college admissions scandal to plead guilty An accountant who once worked for the mastermind behind the U.S. college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate in the ongoing investigation, federal prosecutors said on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

Three more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal Three wealthy parents pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes to boost their children's standardized test scores as part of a nationwide college admissions scandal....
23:26 2019-05-22

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
03:13 2019-07-18

'Family Guy' Emmys ad pokes fun at college admissions scandal 'Family Guy' released an ad for Emmys consideration where the cartoon cast is photoshopped as a rowing team, making fun at the recent college admissions scandal....
09:00 2019-06-05

Felicity Huffman one of first to be sentenced in college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will be one of the first people sentenced in the college admissions scandal. Huffman agreed to plead guilty in a deal in April.        ...
17:26 2019-09-05

Insurance executive pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Toby MacFarlane's daughter said in her college application essay that on the soccer and lacrosse fields she looked like "a boy amongst girls with my hair tied up, arms sleeveless, and blood and bruises from head to toe."...
13:39 2019-06-22

NYC beverage bigwig pleads guilty in college admissions scandal Big Apple beverage bigwig Gregory Abbott and his wife on Wednesday admitted to paying $125,000 to doctor their daughter’s college entrance scores as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal — and now face time behind bars. Abbott, 68, the founder of food and drink distr...
03:26 2019-05-23

Lifetime releases dramatic trailer for ‘The College Admissions Scandal’ Lifetime on Friday released the trailer for its made-for-television movie about the college admissions scandal. “The College Admissions Scandal” has less star wattage than the real-life event that’s ensnared actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, but the preview shows there ...
03:39 2019-09-07

The real-life college admissions scandal was even crazier than this novel predicted Most of the time, novelists turn in their manuscripts, complete edits and then hope that their book is well received once it makes its way into the bookstore displays and library shelves. And sometimes they receive a gift from the universe in the form of a breaking news alert. Such was the case for ...
23:39 2019-07-06

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Haden’s relationship with William “Rick” Singer, the ...
04:26 2019-06-06

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter admitted to college....
22:00 2019-09-13

‘Family Guy’ ribs college admissions scandal in Emmy ad campaign “Family Guy” has “earned” the right to take a tongue-in-cheek bite out of the college admissions scandal. Well, perhaps that’s debatable — but it doesn’t make the show’s 2019 Emmys “For Your Consideration” campaign any less wickedly humorous. The...
18:52 2019-06-04

Nothing Is More Dramatic Than the Trailer for Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal Movie Perhaps nothing is more suited to a Lifetime movie than the college admissions scandal. The network hopped on that story, which broke in March, faster than you can say Aunt Becky, but......
08:00 2019-09-07

Report: Former Southern Cal AD Pat Haden being investigated in college admissions scandal Report: Federal investigators are examining ex-USC AD Pat Haden's potential role in the college-admissions scandal that rocked several universities.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison in College Admissions Scandal Six months after her arrest in the college admissions scandal, Felicity Huffman has learned her fate. On Friday in a Massachusetts court, the Oscar-nominated actress was sentenced to a......
05:39 2019-09-14

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to racketeering conspiracy charges....
20:52 2019-06-27

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
01:13 2019-06-13

John Stamos "Can't Process" Lori Loughlin's College Admissions Scandal John Stamos says he's "gotta be careful." In an interview for GQ, the Full House alum was unsurprisingly asked about Lori Loughlin, his longtime on-screen other half on the......
16:00 2019-08-28

Lori Loughlin’s former co-star says she was 'a very driven person’ before college admissions scandal Pamela Donnelly first met Lori Loughlin on the set of “The Edge of Night” back in 1983 — and she was surprised by what she witnessed while filming the soap opera series....
14:00 2019-06-06

Georgetown coach in college admissions scandal took bribes on the side: feds A former Georgetown University tennis coach accused of taking kickbacks in the college admissions scandal also accepted bribes independent of the scheme’s ringleader, prosecutors charged Thursday. Gordon Ernst, who has pleaded not guilty to federal charges, was “the most prolific of all the co...
01:52 2019-09-06

Ex-Stanford sailing coach to be first defendant sentenced in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

Felicity Huffman pleads for no jail time in college admissions scandal Attornies for “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman pleaded with a Boston federal judge Friday to spare her jail time after she pleaded guilty in connection with the college admissions bribery scandal....
15:52 2019-09-07

Canadian woman arrested in Varsity Blues college admissions scandal Authorities arrested a Canadian woman in Spain for a U.S. indictment accusing her of paying $400,000 to get her son admitted to the University of California-Los Angeles as part of the so-called Varsity Blues operation....
00:00 2019-09-19

Felicity Huffman Reveals Her Daughter's Reaction to College Admissions Scandal Felicity Huffman is seeking forgiveness for her role in the college admissions scandal that resulted in the arrests of 50 individuals. In response to federal prosecutors' filing......
08:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman to be sentenced in college admissions bribery scandal case Actor is first parent to be sentenced among 34 charged in US scheme involving wealthy parents and elite universitiesFelicity Huffman returns to court in Boston on Friday afternoon to be sentenced for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal.The Desperate Housewives and Transamerica ...
16:52 2019-09-13

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to reveal the highs and lows she's......
23:39 2019-07-23

What Felicity Huffman's prison sentence means for other parents in college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence could set a benchmark in the sentencing of other parents in the college admissions scandal.        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer.        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not bribes.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Lifetime finally announces the college admissions scandal movie we all assumed it would make The college admissions scandal was born to be a made-for-TV movie, what with it involving rich and famous people misbehaving, but it has somehow taken until now for Lifetime—the preeminent destination for made-for-TV-movies—to get around to making a ripped-from-the-headlines TV movie about it. Accor...
04:13 2019-07-24

Lori Loughlin digs in — and 7 more surprises and takeaways in college admissions scandal What we've learned so far in the historic case against wealthy parents accused of paying bribes to get their children into college.        ...
13:52 2019-06-10

John Legend disagrees with Felicity Huffman's sentence for college admissions scandal John Legend opposes Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal. Legend shared his thoughts on Twitter.        ...
21:39 2019-09-16

UPDATE: Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal Six months after the details of Operation Varsity Blues rocked the public, Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college bribery scam, per Variety. Judge Indira Talwani also ordered the actress to pay a $30,000 fine and complete 250 hours of community service, ...
03:13 2019-09-14

Ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer receives one day in prison for college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer will spend one day in prison, a federal judge in Boston determined Wednesday, for his role in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal....
00:13 2019-06-13

Lifetime's College Admissions Scandal finds its stars (sadly, Lori Loughlin isn't one) Despite it being the role she was born to play, it doesn’t appear as though Lori Loughlin will be getting the chance to play herself in Lifetime’s ripped-from-the-TMZ-updates TV movie The College Admissions Scandal. Instead, the soapy channel’s adaptation of the all-too-real story of rich and famous...
20:52 2019-08-13

Felicity Huffman sentenced: 2 weeks in prison, $30,000 fine for college admissions scandal Huffman is the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal. “Trying to be a good mother doesn’t excuse us," said the judge.        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised release by a federal judge in Boston....
23:26 2019-06-12

Mastermind's accountant agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal The bookkeeper for Rick Singer, the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scandal, has agreed to plead guilty to charges and cooperate.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Felicity Huffman's sentencing date has arrived in historic college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will become the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal in what could be a precedent-setting decision.        ...
18:26 2019-09-13

Lori Loughlin avoids media, slips into court for possible conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
01:13 2019-08-28

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli to stick with legal team in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, agreed to share legal representation in their fight against fraud charges related to a college admissions scandal....
05:26 2019-08-28

'The View' blasts Felicity Huffman over plea for no jail time in college admissions scandal Days after Felicity Huffman pleaded with a Boston federal judge to spare her jail time for her connection to the college admissions bribery scandal, "The View" hosts blasted the actress on Monday's show, saying the "Desperate Housewives" alum "deserves to go to jail." ...
00:52 2019-09-10

Lori Loughlin's home life calming down following 'initial shock' of college admissions scandal bust Lori Loughlin is enjoying a newfound calm at home for the first time since she and husband Mossimo Giannulli were busted in the nationwide college admissions scandal in March....
21:52 2019-07-21

Lori Loughlin college admissions scandal case 'upsetting' for 'Fuller House' cast, co-star says Lori Loughlin's involvement in the college admissions scandal, which got her booted from "Fuller House," still has her co-stars reeling from her untimely exit from the Netflix revival of the classic sitcom....
19:52 2019-09-16

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

Why Felicity Huffman's Enviable Marriage to William H. Macy Made the College Admissions Scandal Even More Disappointing For more than 30 years, Felicity Huffman could count on William H. Macy to be by her side. And this year he proved that he'd be by her side anywhere, including in......
08:00 2019-09-07

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Lori Loughlin heads back to court to address potential conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband are scheduled to appear in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
21:13 2019-08-27

Rubberneckers, rejoice: Gangster Capitalism covers the celebrity college admissions scandal in unflattering detail Adulting, the latest comedy podcast premiere from WNYC Studios, allows listeners to explore the difficulties of growing up while laughing your ass off along the way. Recorded live at Union Hall in Brooklyn, co-hosts Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos get to know the crowd right from the intro, elicit...
19:52 2019-06-03

Lori Loughlin avoids media, slips into court to address potential conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
22:26 2019-08-27

Olivia Jade wants to go back to USC amid Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli's college admissions scandal: report Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli's daughter, Olivia Jade, reportedly wants to go back to USC despite her parents' role in the college admissions scandal....
19:01 2019-05-21

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli due in court in college admissions scandal case amid spat over lawyers Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are due in court Tuesday for a hearing to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bribery case....
17:13 2019-08-27

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Felicity Huffman has been 'humbled' by the college admissions scandal, says Eva Longoria Eva Longoria is giving insight as to how the college admissions scandal has affected her "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman.        ...
21:39 2019-08-01

Mastermind's accountant, ex-USC women's soccer coach plead guilty in college admissions scandal Twenty-two out of 50 defendants in the historic college admissions bribery and cheating case have now pleaded guilty to charges.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Felicity Huffman to kick off sentencing of parents in college admissions case: Will judge 'send a message?' The first group of parents who have pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal, led by actress Felicity Huffman, will be sentenced this month.        ...
17:26 2019-09-05

Ex-USC AD Haden investigated in admissions scandal Former Southern Cal athletic director Pat Haden is being investigated for a potential role in the national college-admissions cheating scandal that has involved several high-profile universities, including USC, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-06

How U.C. Will Change Its Admissions Process After the Bribery Scandal Friday: The University of California president, Janet Napolitano, discussed the shifts; a witness gave stunning testimony in the trial of a Navy SEAL; and Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid up....
19:26 2019-06-21

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universities – but he will not face additional prison time.J...
01:26 2019-06-13

Florida Judge Denies Bid by Epstein Victims to Nullify Non-Prosecution Deal The ruling was a setback for victims of Jeffrey Epstein who are hoping to see criminal charges filed against people who may have helped him prey on teenage girls....
04:13 2019-09-17

Judge declines to reveal Jeffrey Epstein's secret non-prosecution agreement A federal judge in Florida ruled Monday that a non-prosecution agreement for Jeffrey Epstein must be kept secret due to the financier's death last month....
22:26 2019-09-16

Non-prosecution deal protecting Epstein’s alleged accomplices to remain: judge The secret non-prosecution agreement that shielded alleged accomplices of dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein will remain intact, a Florida judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Mara also said that Epstein’s victims were not owed any money following the government’s violation of the...
21:00 2019-09-16

Olivia Jade slams tabloids after claims she's dropping out of USC after admissions scandal Olivia Jade Giannulli has a NSFW message for tabloids spreading rumors about her future college plans amid mom Lori Loughlin's admissions scandal.        ...
00:26 2019-08-12

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
06:13 2019-06-13

Lori Loughlin Appeared in Court as Admissions Scandal Looms Over New School Year No college found itself as deeply embroiled in the scandal as U.S.C. Months after the case began, nearly 20 of its students remain in limbo about their futures....
05:26 2019-08-28

F.B.I. Is Said to Be Investigating College Admissions Practices at T.M. Landry The private school in Louisiana, once celebrated for helping underprivileged and minority students attend elite colleges, is now under federal investigation over its college applications....
21:13 2019-06-02

Reporting on a Very Bad Year for the College Admissions Industry Following the trail left by the Varsity Blues investigation, reporters are uncovering everyday educational inequality, and also cases of outright fraud....
16:52 2019-08-02

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
21:00 2019-08-16

Former accountant to plead guilty in college admissions scam BOSTON (AP) — An accountant who worked for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme has agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping case . Court documents filed Friday show Steven Masera will also cooperate with authorities investigating the admissions scandal. He will plead ...
05:13 2019-06-01

Throw the college admissions scam bribers in the gulag I purposely haven’t written yet about the college cheating scheme that landed actresses Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a bunch of others in hot water because I kind of understand. When you have kids, you want them to succeed no matter how lazy and stupid they may be. After all, they may be payi...
07:26 2019-05-30

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry LONDON (AP) — A U.K. judge has sentenced a teenager who created an “abhorrent” online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders’ institution. Judge Rebecca Poulet lambasted student Michal Szewczuk, 19, for creating an image of Harry with a pistol to his...
16:39 2019-06-18

Big-shot lawyer pleads guilty in college admissions scam A big-shot Big Apple lawyer on Tuesday admitted to paying $75,000 to doctor his daughter’s ACT exam as part of the nationwide college admissions cheating scandal. Gordon Caplan, a former co-chairman at white-shoe firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court to conspira...
23:52 2019-05-21

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medicine from the UA and will automatically get accepted...
00:39 2019-05-22

Ex-USC coach, accountant plead guilty in college admissions scam A former women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California and a bookkeeper pleaded guilty Thursday to being part of a college admissions scam....
00:26 2019-06-28

Judge sentences man who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and to CNN to 20 years in prison WPLG-TV via AP Cesar Sayoc was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday after pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to to prominent Democrats ahead of the 2016 election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending in...
10:13 2019-08-06

Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack Three former Blackwater security guards have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a massacre in Iraq 12 years ago that resulted in the deaths of 14 unarmed Iraqis, the Justice Department announced Tuesday....
07:13 2019-09-11

Blunt-smoking ‘rapper’ busted for assaulting college admissions scam dad The blunt-smoking wannabe rapper who defended his wealthy parents when they were exposed in the wide-ranging college admissions bribery scandal was busted this week for attacking his father, The Post has learned. Malcolm Abbott allegedly pushed, kicked, bit and whacked his father with a ruler during...
03:26 2019-05-24

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of schools, according to a new report. The sworn testimony came i...
22:00 2019-05-27

Blunt-smoking son of college admissions cheats spent week in Rikers Now he can bust rhymes about the big house. The rich kid-rapper son of two Upper East Side residents who pleaded guilty in the college admission scandal spent more than a week jailed at Rikers Island because his angry dad refused to bail him out, the jailbird told The Post. Malcolm Abbott —who was p...
23:52 2019-06-11

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others....
04:52 2019-09-07

Lori Loughlin's lawyers reportedly seeking FBI assistance in her college admissions case As Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli are seeking help from the FBI as they prepare to fight the charges against them in the ongoing college admissions scandal....
17:00 2019-06-14

Felicity Huffman sentence in college admissions scam slammed on social media Felicity Huffman is drawing outrage after the actress was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in a brazen college admissions scandal involving rich and famous families who funneled cash to fixers in order to get their kids into the nation's most prestigious colleges and universities....
06:52 2019-09-14

Russia's Rostec sells stake in firm hit by sanctions over turbines scandal Russian conglomerate Rostec has sold its stake in a sanctioned technology company that was embroiled in a scandal over the installation in annexed Crimea of turbines made by Germany's Siemens , Rostec told Reuters on Thursday....
20:39 2019-09-05

Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to two weeks in jail in college admissions cheating case Felicity Huffman paid $15,000 as part of a cheating scheme to have a college counselor correct wrong answers on her oldest daughter's SAT scores in 2017, according to federal authorities....
22:52 2019-09-13

Prosecutors: In College Admissions Scam, Felicity Huffman’s ‘Moral Cluelessness’ Warrants Jail Sentence (BOSTON) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman to a month in jail for her role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office recommended in filings Friday in Boston federal...
02:00 2019-09-07

Rich white girl claimed she was black tennis prodigy in college admissions scam: report A white California prepschooler whose parents worked with the mastermind of the college admissions scandal was nearly accepted to several of top schools — as an African American tennis star, a report revealed Wednesday. Orange County attorney Adam Bass hired scammer William “Rick” Singer...
00:39 2019-08-01

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Arrive to Court Holding Hands as College Admissions Case Continues Lori Loughlin is keeping her head held high amid their ongoing court battle. She and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were seen heading into a Boston courthouse on Tuesday afternoon. The......
04:26 2019-08-28

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
20:13 2019-06-13

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

Felicity Huffman explains her role in the college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
22:00 2019-09-09

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes....
13:26 2019-06-12

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
01:13 2019-09-14

'Legitimate donations': Lori Loughlin attorney previews college admissions defense in court Actress Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest for their attorneys.        ...
05:00 2019-08-28

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent set to be sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, faces possible prison time on Friday after pleading guilty to paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
21:39 2019-09-13

As U.S. college admission process opens, scandal weighs on low-income students Christine Bascombe, a New York City high school student who dreams of attending Cornell University, says she was devastated last spring to hear that dozens of rich parents had committed fraud to get their children into elite colleges....
12:26 2019-08-07

Actress Felicity Huffman heads to court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent to be sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal, faces prison time on Friday for admittedly paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
13:39 2019-09-13

Felicity Huffman Faces One Month in Prison in College Admission Scandal Federal prosecutors involved in the case against Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are suggesting that Felicity serve one month in prison and a $20,000 fine. According to a court filing,......
08:00 2019-09-07

Huffman says she feels 'utter shame' for her role in college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
12:39 2019-09-10

Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college bribery scandal Actor pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy and fraud after admitting to paying $15,000 to boost daughter’s SAT scoresThe actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of we...
20:39 2019-09-14

Actress Lori Loughlin faces hearing in U.S. college cheating scandal Actress Lori Loughlin is due in court on Tuesday for a hearing on whether the lawyers defending her against charges that she participated in a large college admissions scam have a conflict and must be disqualified....
16:26 2019-08-27

Judge drops graft case against ex-Italian PM Berlusconi over Mediolanum stake An Italian judge dropped a corruption case against former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi linked to a stake held by his holding company Fininvest in asset manager Banca Mediolanum, Berlusconi's lawyer said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

3 more wealthy parents to plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Felicity Huffman explains her role in the college cheating scandal days before she'll be sentenced Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
17:13 2019-09-09

3 more wealthy parents plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio are the 10th parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.        ...
21:52 2019-05-22

Felicity Huffman talks motherhood as Eva Longoria says she coped with college scandal 'with grace' Felicity Huffman opened up about parenting in an interview released Wednesday that comes as she awaits her sentencing in the college admissions scandal....
21:00 2019-08-01

Lori Loughlin college scandal 'doesn't make sense,' John Stamos says John Stamos doesn't comprehend the college admissions scandal that implicated his former "Full House" co-star Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli....
21:39 2019-08-28

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
12:52 2019-06-04

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
16:26 2019-07-18

Dominican judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. Judge Francisco Ortega Polanco’s ruling Frid...
04:00 2019-06-22

Felicity Huffman's Co-Star Angela Bassett Had No Advice to Give Her Amid College Scandal Awkward! Angela Bassett stars in the Cindy Chupack comedy Otherhood, alongside Patricia Arquette and Felicity Huffman. The film centers on three mothers who travel to New York City to......
20:52 2019-08-02

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
05:39 2019-05-30

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
00:13 2019-07-20

Judge reduces jury awards in dispute with Oberlin College ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has drastically reduced multimillion-dollar jury awards for business owners who accused Oberlin College officials of ruining their livelihoods by encouraging protests against them and branding them as racists. A Lorain County judge ruled Thursday that David Gibson s...
20:52 2019-06-28

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the state but a 29-year-old British entrepreneur. It’s on...
13:39 2019-05-30

Worried about college debt? Avoid these low-paying jobs for college graduates 24/7 Wall St. reviewed 2018 federal wage data to identify low paying jobs that typically require a four-year college education.       ...
16:13 2019-09-04

Priest who stole $95K from churches may avoid prosecution A California priest was caught stealing at least $95,000 in church collections after bags of cash were found in a car crash — but he may not be charged, because of police “reluctance” to pursue a criminal probe, his diocese claims. The Rev. Oscar Diaz, 56, fractured his hip in the crash ...
19:26 2019-07-23

Prosecution rests in 1st case against Malaysia’s ex-PM Najib Malaysian prosecutors have wrapped up their case against former Prime Minister Najib Razak in his 1st corruption trial, paving way for 2nd trial to start Wednesday...
10:26 2019-08-27

Prosecution's witnesses drops bombshell in testimony against SEAL When the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL opened in a San Diego military courtroom Tuesday, prosecutors promised jurors would hear from witnesses who saw the special warfare operator plunge a knife into the neck of a wounded ISIS prisoner....
23:13 2019-06-23

Students face prosecution over 'Doc Holiday' sick notes German prosecutors are mulling action against university students suspected of using sick notes that were illegally issued. Dozens of examinees quit a test midway through — later citing uncannily similar health reasons....
07:39 2019-06-06

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:01 2019-05-21

Britain says Russia must cooperate fully with MH17 prosecution Britain said Russia must cooperate fully with the murder prosecution of three Russians and a Ukrainian for downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people including 10 Britons....
15:52 2019-06-19

Acosta to Step Down Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta said he was resigning as labor secretary, amid criticism of a nonprosecution deal he struck with financier Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago as a federal prosecutor....
22:52 2019-07-12

Feds insist Epstein won’t dodge prosecution over alleged sex trafficking The feds insist there’s nothing to prevent their prosecution of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Esptein — even though he cut a sweetheart deal over similar allegations in Florida in 2008. In court papers, Manhattan federal prosecutors said a 2003 amendment to the federal law covering offenses against ch...
07:39 2019-07-09

Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies for prosecution: 'I got my career' thanks to Brooklyn gang Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine is testifying against two reputed members of a violent New York City street gang as Snoop labels him a "snitch."        ...
06:00 2019-09-18

Philip Morris urges Thailand to drop prosecution after WTO's second ruling Philip Morris urged Thailand to drop criminal charges against its Thai subsidiary on Saturday, after a second World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that the Asian nation had failed to comply with regulations on cigarette imports....
16:26 2019-07-13

Brazil prosecution of Lula could be compromised, Intercept leaks show The Brazilian Bar Association has called for the suspension of the justice minister and several prosecutors. In messages, Sergio Moro, in his previous role as a judge, appears to conspire against former President Lula....
08:13 2019-06-11

Justice Department nears prosecution of ex-FBI official McCabe: sources The U.S. Justice Department moved closer to a politically sensitive prosecution of former top FBI official Andrew McCabe on Thursday by rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the case, according to two sources familiar with the investigation....
21:39 2019-09-12

Huawei Presses Verizon to Pay for Patents Huawei Technologies has told Verizon Communications that the carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 200 of its patents, further escalating tensions between the Chinese company and the U.S....
02:26 2019-06-13

France Presses On With Digital Tax Despite U.S. Probe France’s legislature gave final approval to a new tax on large tech companies, shrugging off the threat posed by a new U.S. trade probe into whether the measure discriminates against American firms....
12:26 2019-07-11

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
14:33 2019-05-21

At start of 1MDB trial, prosecution paint a tale of excess and abuse Malaysian prosecutors on Wednesday said former prime minister Najib Razak abused his power to cover up the theft of hundreds of millions of dollars from the state-fund 1MDB and used the fund for self gratification....
08:13 2019-08-28

Former FBI official Andrew McCabe facing prosecution over alleged lies about leaks The Justice Department on Thursday moved closer to prosecuting former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the charges that he lied to internal investigators. The decision means Justice could soon bring criminal charges against the FBI’s former No. 2 offici...
04:00 2019-09-13

Feds in final stages of possible prosecution decision for McCabe: 'Target on his back’ Federal prosecutors appear to be close to a decision on whether to charge former FBI official Andrew McCabe over the circumstances that led to his firing from the bureau last year, Fox News has learned....
22:13 2019-08-26

Adani faces prosecution over allegedly false information in annual report Queensland department of environment to allege that document contained false and misleading information about land disturbancesThe Queensland government has started prosecution proceedings in relation to information in Adani’s annual return for its Carmichael mine.The Queensland government’s departm...
12:39 2019-07-16

Missouri AG refers 12 former Catholic priests for potential prosecution after abuse probe Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that his office had referred 12 former Roman Catholic priests for possible criminal prosecution following a 13-month probe of how diocesan leaders handled allegations of child abuse. ...
02:52 2019-09-14

Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s brutality....
01:13 2019-09-18

‘All’ immigration ‘cheaters’ to face prosecution. Marriage, fraud lawyers targeted The agency in charge of granting citizenship and visas to immigrants is tired of getting duped by scammers and fraud lawyers and its new boss plans to fight back....
15:13 2019-08-09

Attorney General Bill Barr will not recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein child sex prosecution But Barr will recuse himself from an internal Justice Department probe of current Labor Secretary's Alex Acosta involvement in approving a controversial no-prosecution deal with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago....
23:13 2019-07-09

Lawyer Avenatti seeks to end 'vindictive' Nike prosecution he blames on Trump feud Lawyer Michael Avenatti asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc, saying he was targeted in a "vindictive and selective prosecution" because of his feud with U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:26 2019-08-16

Defense seeks 10 years for pipe bomb mailer, prosecution asks for life Attorneys for a man who pleaded guilty to sending more than a dozen pipe bombs to Democrats and news outlets critical of President Donald Trump asked a United States judge to sentence him to 10 years in prison....
11:26 2019-07-23

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
07:13 2019-05-29

South Korean prosecution confirms death of ex-head of Hanbo Group in Ecuador The prosecution concluded Thursday that Chung Tae-soo, former head of the now-defunct Hanbo Group, died in December in Ecuador, where he was hiding after fleeing South Korea while standing trial on embezzlement charges....
11:52 2019-07-04

Andrew Yang rebukes 2020 Dem rivals calling for Trump’s prosecution after presidency Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is breaking with his primary rivals who say they would support a DOJ investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice if they win the White House in 2020....
22:13 2019-06-13

WeWork presses on with IPO, pushing SoftBank into a corner Office-sharing startup WeWork is pressing ahead with plans to go public despite lukewarm interest in its shares, three sources said, leaving its largest investor, SoftBank Group , with a stark choice: take a haircut or pony up even more cash....
01:26 2019-09-11

China government think tank presses for 2025 CO2 cap An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade....
12:13 2019-08-14

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
18:13 2019-06-07

Erdogan Presses Putin on Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Russia to persuade Vladimir Putin to rein in his Syrian allies, whose offensive on rebels’ last stronghold is threatening to drive thousands of refugees into Turkey. It isn’t clear what assurances he secured....
22:00 2019-08-27

Tapper presses Cuccinelli on family separations CNN's Jake Tapper spoke to the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli about the ICE raids on undocumented immigrants set to begin today....
19:13 2019-07-15

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill. Pel...
19:52 2019-06-27

Husband of missing Connecticut mom and his girlfriend arrested, charged with hindering prosecution, tampering with evidence The estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos, the Connecticut mother-of-five who has been missing for more than a week, was arrested and charged on hindering prosecution and tampering with evidence, New Canaan police said Sunday. ...
19:39 2019-06-02

Missouri attorney general refers 12 cases of alleged Catholic clergy sex abuse for prosecution Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday said he is referring 12 cases of alleged sexual abuse by members of the Catholic clergy to local authorities for possible prosecution....
22:00 2019-09-13

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected the victims in the case because it allowed them to avoid a trial where they could be cross-examined by the defense's lawyers....
00:39 2019-07-11

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't do so in a public forum like the second Democratic primary debate....
20:39 2019-08-02

Pope presses need for dignity of work for Madagascar’s poor Pope Francis is pressing for the poor to have the dignity of work with a visit to a hilltop rock quarry in Madagascar where hundreds of people toil rather than scavenge in the Indian Ocean capital’s biggest dump...
13:00 2019-09-08

Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending U.S. markets down sharply in a new rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
04:52 2019-08-24

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
08:26 2019-07-14

Algeria presses corruption case against ex-PM and other senior figures A prosecutor has referred Algeria's former prime minister Ahmed Ouyahia, along with a minister and two ex-ministers, to the Supreme Court over graft accusations in an ongoing crackdown on the former ruling elite, authorities said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-06-19

Hammond 'aware of risks' over trading with China but presses on The chancellor says the UK’s open trading economy needs inward investmentBritain is aware of the risks facing sensitive areas of the economy from greater levels of Chinese investment, Philip Hammond has said, as London forges closer economic ties with Beijing despite US concerns.Speaking after a joi...
01:26 2019-06-18

Trump Meets Pakistani Leader as U.S. Presses to End Afghan War President Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House on Monday, with U.S. officials hoping he could persuade Pakistan to pressure the Taliban to agree to a cease-fire and hold direct talks with the Afghan government....
19:00 2019-07-22

Sex-Crimes Prosecutor Who Questioned Christine Blasey Ford During Kavanaugh Hearings Promoted to Top Arizona Prosecution Job (PHOENIX) — An Arizona sex-crimes prosecutor who questioned Christine Blasey Ford about her sexual assault allegation against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been promoted to a top prosecutorial job in metro Phoenix. Rachel Mitchell was named chief deputy of the Maricopa County ...
22:39 2019-08-10

Jeffrey Epstein: Florida Gov. DeSantis orders probe of financier's prior prosecution, jailing Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's prior Florida prosecution and jailing to be investigated by state police agency, Gov. Ron DeSantis says        ...
07:13 2019-08-07

MH17 plane crash: Father of Briton killed on downed flight says prosecution of four men could bring closure The father of one of the 10 Britons killed when the passenger plane MH17 was shot down over Ukraine said the prosecution of four men could bring closure if grieving relatives found out why it happened....
17:39 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, sending U.S. markets down sharply in a new rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted....
21:13 2019-08-23

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has said it will continue enrichment until sanctions are lifted....
20:00 2019-07-09

Vintage Capital Presses for Auction of Red Robin Burger Chain Private-equity firm Vintage Capital Management said it is willing to pay $40 a share for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and called on the restaurant chain to launch a review of strategic alternatives....
23:52 2019-06-13

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
06:00 2019-06-06

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:13 2019-06-09

Trump presses attack on Democratic 'squad' congresswomen, wants apology U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his attacks against four first-year Democratic congresswomen on Monday after earlier telling them to "go back" to the "places from which they came" in a series of weekend tweets that Democrats and other critics called racist....
16:39 2019-07-15

'Fortnite' player Tfue presses his esports team to #ReleaseTheContract Just a couple of days after pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney filed a lawsuit against his esports team FaZe Clan, the gamer himself is speaking out in a new video. As we explained yesterday, Tenney's lawsuit seeks to sever ties with FaZe Clan,......
11:52 2019-05-23

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
23:00 2019-08-21

Hickenlooper Exits as O’Rourke Presses On: This Week in the 2020 Race John Hickenlooper said he would give “serious thought” to a Senate run, Beto O’Rourke reset the focus of his campaign and Stacey Abrams laid out her 2020 plans....
13:52 2019-08-17

Congress presses Trump administration for Mueller's counterintelligence files U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates, two congressional sources said on Tuesday....
02:52 2019-05-22

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
23:13 2019-05-21

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
23:13 2019-09-15

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel Macron....
17:39 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the two are Murad Mohammed Mustafa , 41, and Bilal Ab...
13:26 2019-06-03

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
18:00 2019-06-03

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
22:52 2019-08-09

The Latest: Closs family wants max sentences in kidnapping BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Members of Jayme Closs’ family are asking a Wisconsin judge to sentence the man who kidnapped her and killed her paren...
21:00 2019-05-24

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
21:13 2019-05-27

Death sentences for IS supporters who beheaded backpackers Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
19:52 2019-07-18

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
04:00 2019-05-27

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecution....
11:39 2019-07-17

Trump presses for USMCA passage as Lighthizer, lawmakers prepare to meet President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday stepped up their drive to win congressional passage of a trade deal with Canada and Mexico, as the administration's top trade official prepared to meet with Democratic lawmakers again this week....
01:52 2019-07-16

Trump presses for contentious census citizenship question despite legal uncertainty The Trump administration on Friday refused to back down over its bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. census, meaning that a court case will move forward over whether officials were motivated by racial bias in seeking to add it....
23:00 2019-07-05

Trump presses Lockheed to keep open a Pennsylvania plant slated for closure U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of the facility....
03:39 2019-06-15

McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges....
22:00 2019-09-13

Senator presses Pence for details on stay at Trump’s resort in Ireland A Democratic Michigan senator wants more information from Vice President Pence about his stay at President Trump’s golf club in Ireland — more than 180 miles from his Dublin sitdowns with the country’s leaders. “I write with concern that, at President Trump’s ‘suggestion,’ you decided to stay at the...
20:39 2019-09-05

Openly gay reporter presses Iran's top diplomat on death penalty for homosexuals "Why are homosexuals executed in Iran because of their sexual orientation?" asked Paul Ronzheimer, the Berlin-based chief correspondent for the tabloid Bild....
00:52 2019-06-13

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
20:52 2019-07-09

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of the November 2020 election....
05:13 2019-09-07

Pakistan sentences 3 to 5-year in jail over terror financing A Pakistani court has sentenced three militants to five years in prison after finding them guilty of collecting funds for an outlawed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops in Kashmir earlier this year....
20:26 2019-05-31

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was butchered by his mother and her partner. Bolsonaro c...
21:00 2019-06-18

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
18:39 2019-05-26

Iraqi court sentences three French men to death: officials An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. The ruling can be appealed....
14:52 2019-05-26

| Pakistan sentences three in infamous wedding video killing A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious years-old case that spotlighted so-called "honour killings"....
01:26 2019-09-06

| Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by allegations of mismanagement....
23:13 2019-08-29

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissidents since then....
12:52 2019-06-20

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
14:39 2019-05-21

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
15:39 2019-05-22

Czech court sentences 3 men for trading in tiger products PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech court has convicted three men of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products. They were arrested last year after police discovered the body of a recently killed tiger, a large number of skins of big cats and the bodies of 20 other protected anim...
20:13 2019-06-04

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured foreign fighters....
18:00 2019-05-30

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. According to Thursday’s decision by an appeals...
12:52 2019-06-20

Bangladesh sentences nine to death for 1994 attack on PM Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a government lawyer said....
12:00 2019-07-03

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an airport in the tourist island of Lombok with methyl...
15:00 2019-05-21

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:26 2019-06-20

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, were among 13 French citizens handed over to Iraq in January by the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces....
14:52 2019-05-26

Bangladesh court sentences 9 to death for ‘94 Hasina attack A court in Bangladesh has sentenced nine opposition activists to death and 25 others to life in prison for an attack on a train carrying political leader Sheikh Hasina 24 years ago...
06:26 2019-07-04

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
19:39 2019-06-12

Iran says several suspected U.S. spies face possible death sentences Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, state media reported on Tuesday, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran's nuclear program....
12:39 2019-07-02

Serbia sentences ex-soldiers for 1991 war crimes in Croatia Serbia’s special war crimes court sentenced eight former Yugoslav Army soldiers and paramilitaries on Thursday to prison terms of between four and eight years for the killings of 28 Croat civilians during the 1991-1995 war....
21:13 2019-06-20

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
01:00 2019-07-16

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and expressed confidence, despite Japanese wariness, that "good things" would come from North Korea....
08:52 2019-05-27

Activist investor Driver Management presses anew for First United Bank to sell itself Driver Management Company LLC, an activist investor focused on U.S. banks, renewed calls on Wednesday for First United Corp , the holding company for Maryland community bank First United Bank &......
00:52 2019-09-05

Ezekiel Elliott fires back after Vegas security guard presses charges Ezekiel Elliott’s music festival saga just won’t go away. A security guard is pressing charges against the star Cowboys running back, according to Fox affiliate KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. The charges, filed through the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, stem from the alleged assault th...
03:26 2019-07-14

Trump presses China to reverse stance on structural reform if it wants trade deal President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was holding up a trade deal with China and had no interest in moving ahead unless Beijing agrees again to four or five "major points" that Trump did not specify....
21:52 2019-06-11

Ankara presses Turkish Cypriots' resources claim after Cyprus agrees gas deal Turkey said on Friday that Turkish Cypriots had rights to a share of the island's offshore resources, days after the Greek Cypriot government agreed a revenue deal with a U.S. firm over a gas find in the eastern Mediterranean....
21:13 2019-06-07

Gayle King presses Kamala Harris: Did you deliver a 'low blow' to Biden at debate? Sen. Kamala Harris was asked Friday morning whether she went "low" by confronting Joe Biden over his civil rights record and prior working relationships with segregationist senators. ...
19:13 2019-06-28

Nunes presses Trump to ask Theresa May about British government’s role in Steele dossier The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday urged President Trump to ask Prime Minister Theresa May whether British officials supported intelligence-gathering activities targeted at his campaign associates or coordinated in any way with the author of the unverified Trump "dos...
22:39 2019-05-22

Rafael Benítez presses Mike Ashley to change Newcastle’s transfer policy • Benítez’s contract talks hinge on his freedom in transfer market• Manager wants to secure Rondón and has been linked to MataAfter seven days of negotiations Rafael Benítez and Mike Ashley are still attempting to reach a deal to extend the Spaniard’s contract as Newcastle United’s manager. Related:...
19:52 2019-05-22

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident said to affect as many as 100,000 individuals who crossed the U.S. border over a month-and-a-half period.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
19:26 2019-06-20

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report Iran’s Intelligence Ministry on Monday said it uncovered a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency spy ring, arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some to death, according to a report from the country’s semi-official news agency said....
09:39 2019-07-22

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
20:00 2019-05-29

French court sentences Briton in absentia for murder in Ireland A French court on Friday sentenced a British journalist in absentia to 25 years in jail for the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years ago, and issued a new European arrest warrant to try to press Ireland to extradite him....
23:13 2019-05-31

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governments to hunt down dissidents...
03:13 2019-07-09

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a traffic stop, a case that outraged Iraqis, the New York Times reported....
15:13 2019-09-06

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
17:13 2019-07-14

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
13:26 2019-06-02

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time A South Sudan court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison after being accused of inciting an uprising behind bars in the capital, Juba....
15:13 2019-06-11

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caudillo and Steven Rincon stood trial for shooting at former Merced Police Officer Ryan Rasmussen durin...
06:26 2019-08-21

Cameroon: Separatist leader and followers handed life sentences The self-declared president of the breakaway state 'Ambazonia' has been sentenced to life in prison together with nine supporters. The verdict comes in the midst of peace talks between the government and separatists....
04:39 2019-08-21

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's history. The 2015 attack at Garissa University left at least 148 dead....
01:13 2019-07-04

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrations which their lawyers argued “severely curtails the right to protest”.The trio were convicted afte...
00:52 2019-09-04

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
02:00 2019-06-11

Burkina Faso coup leaders given lengthy jail sentences Two senior allies of Burkina Faso's deposed former president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively on Monday for organizing a 2015 coup attempt against a transitional government....
19:13 2019-09-03

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
02:13 2019-09-17

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State, a court official said.Captured in Syria by a US-backed force fighting the jihadists, they are the f...
23:52 2019-05-26

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday include Akin Ozturk, a former air force commander ...
12:52 2019-06-20

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited....
06:13 2019-05-27

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

Judge who was shot with another judge is charged in fight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge who was shot outside a restaurant with another judge has been charged with battery. Prosecutors announced grand jury indictments Friday against three people, including Clark County Judge Andrew Adams, about two months after an argument turned into a violent fight...
20:52 2019-06-28

Lawyer: Ezekiel Elliott is target of extortion after Vegas security guard presses charges Kyle Johnson, the security guard Ezekiel Elliott shoved in May, filed charges in Las Vegas. Elliott's lawyers say he is "a target of extortion."       ...
03:26 2019-07-14

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
01:00 2019-07-16

Taylor Swift slams Trump on LGBT stance, presses Senate to advance Equality Act Taylor Swift marked the beginning of Pride month with a late-night social media post calling for passage of the Equality Act        ...
21:13 2019-06-01

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
01:39 2019-06-04

Delhi Court Sentences Official To 4 Years In Jail For Demanding Bribe A Delhi court has sentenced an official of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to four years in jail for demanding bribe from his colleague to grant him the promotion....
18:52 2019-06-27

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
14:00 2019-07-08

Murdered Britons' families asked to help quash killers' death sentences The families of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand are being asked to support a bid to get their convicted killers' death sentences quashed....
18:39 2019-08-30

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of a lesser charge of sexual assault....
20:13 2019-06-21

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to the brutal terrorist group to the gallows. But swift trials and shadowy evidence has many internation...
22:39 2019-06-07

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ever, an achievement not to be underestimated in a...
21:52 2019-08-21

Huffman arrives for admissions scheme sentencing "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at Boston's federal court to learn her fate in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
22:00 2019-09-13

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report.  ...
12:39 2019-08-21

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last year....
08:52 2019-08-23

14 more rejected students sue universities, mastermind of admissions scheme Fourteen more students whose applications were rejected by schools tied to the college admissions scandal have filed a class-action lawsuit.        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

Warren plans to increase annual refugee admissions nearly 800 percent from FY2018 Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Thursday released a sweeping immigration plan that would dramatically increase the number of refugee admissions by nearly 800 percent from FY 2018 and 250 percent from the Obama years....
23:52 2019-07-11

Oral Roberts University settles U.S. claim it violated admissions incentive ban Oral Roberts University agreed to pay $303,502 to resolve allegations it illegally compensated a recruiter with a share of tuition the school received by enrolling recruited students, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-06-05

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
22:26 2019-06-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
03:26 2019-06-06

Netflix presses start on 'Cuphead' animated TV series based on video game Classic cartoon-inspired video game 'Cuphead,' made for Xbox One, PCs and Nintendo Switch will become a TV series on Netflix.       ...
23:52 2019-07-09

White House presses for fall-back plan on debt ceiling if budget talks fall through Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that lawmakers could be forced to raise the debt ceiling without a broader budget deal if an agreement isn’t reached very soon, warning that time was runn......
22:13 2019-07-15

State Senate won’t back de Blasio plan to overhaul high school admissions Mayor Bill de Blasio’s controversial plan to scrap the single admissions test that determines entry into the city’s specialized high schools is dead this year, a key state senator said Tuesday. “The Senate has a number of priorities to finish this session. Changes to specialized high school admissio...
00:39 2019-06-19

Poll says majority of voters oppose de Blasio’s high school admissions plan A poll commissioned by a group opposed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s specialized high school admissions plan found that 56 percent of respondents favored the current single-test system, the organization said Friday. Education Equity, which wants to keep the current structure for the city’s t...
19:26 2019-05-31

Report: The Admissions Side Door May Have Been Open For UCLA Applicants With Influential Connections The college admissions cheating scandal revealed the details of a formalized process for jamming the failchildren of wealthy and prominent families into otherwise credible and prestigious universities, using an expensive “side door” for parents whose wealth leaves them a rung or two shy of the oppor...
06:01 2019-07-23

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffending, the Justice Secretary said today....
16:52 2019-07-18

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. The retired admissions officer, James Nolan, says he got a call on Trump’s behalf from Fred Trump Jr., Donald Trump’s older brother who also happened to be a close friend of Nolan’s....
21:52 2019-07-08

Catalyst Capital to buy about 10% stake in Hudson's Bay Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc said on Monday it will buy about 10.05% stake in Hudson's Bay Co as it looks to block Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion proposal to take the company private....
16:39 2019-08-19

KKR Swoops for Axel Springer Stake Axel Springer reached an agreement with KKR for the private-equity firm to buy out its minority shareholders in a deal valuing the German media company at $7.7 billion....
16:00 2019-06-12

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want a “win-win” outcome, but as evidenced by the Trump...
06:52 2019-05-25

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This milestone is good news and a big win for the United States and its North American allies....
13:00 2019-05-30

Insurer AXA further reduces stake in AXA Equitable down to 40.1% French insurer AXA said on Friday that it had sold an 8% stake in AXA Equitable Holdings through a secondary offering, as part of its plan to gradually divest from its U.S. life insurance business....
10:13 2019-06-07

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
22:26 2019-06-28

BeIN Shopping Stake in Miramax Miramax-owner BeIN Media Group is said to be shopping a stake in the studio, which produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” to potential buyers....
03:52 2019-06-07

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
01:13 2019-06-20

One in four Oxford places set for poorest students by 2023 as university announces 'sea change' in admissions One in four new students at Oxford will be from the UK's poorest backgrounds by 2023 following a "sea-change" in admissions, the university has announced....
16:00 2019-05-21

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
20:26 2019-06-28

Volkswagen CEO wants a stake in Tesla: Manager Magazin Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess wants to take a stake in Tesla to access the U.S. company's software and batteries technology, German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday....
16:00 2019-08-22

Mets’ true test is finally here with a lot at stake They are together. They are reborn. They are emboldened. The Mets have their sights set on something much bigger than the NL wild card with the Nationals coming to town Friday for this Showdown Series, aces wild. “We’ve got a chance to do something really great,’’ slugger Pete Alonso said after the ...
02:39 2019-08-08

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batteries technology....
19:13 2019-08-22

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
20:26 2019-08-22

Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
16:00 2019-08-22

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the European Union will agree to launch full membership negotiations with the ex-communist nation....
22:39 2019-06-07

VW CEO interested in buying Tesla stake, report says VW CEO Herbert Diess believes the automaker could profit from Tesla's competence in the fields of batteries and software, a German business magazine said....
14:52 2019-08-22

Hagerty sells 25% stake to Markel Corp. for $212.5M The insurance and lifestyle company said the investment would increase its pace of growth, and that it would remain substantially privately owned and based in Michigan....
01:13 2019-08-08

Funds power up stake in £6bn UK nuclear fleet A consortium of infrastructure funds is in advanced talks to buy a stake in the UK's £6bn ageing fleet of nuclear power stations amid growing concerns about their reliability....
22:13 2019-09-14

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
21:52 2019-06-05

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
20:26 2019-06-03

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Universal Music Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
01:26 2019-08-07

Reliance Industries To Buy 87.6% Stake In Fynd For Rs 295 Crore Fynd provides technology platform and solutions to merchants to manage their inventory and sales across multiple demand channels for consumers, including e-commerce platforms....
00:13 2019-08-06

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
15:00 2019-05-29

Elliott Discloses AT&T Stake and Calls for Shake-Up Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T, criticized the company’s strategy and called on the telecommunications giant to shed unnecessary assets. AT&T shares rose....
16:26 2019-09-09

What’s at Stake and at Risk in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade......
04:52 2019-08-27

SoftBank may need to write down its stake in WeWork, Bernstein says SoftBank could be forced to write down its multibillion-dollar investment in WeWork if the company fetches an IPO valuation below $25 billion, analysts at Bernstein said....
06:26 2019-09-11

UPDATE 1-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
18:52 2019-06-10

Starbucks Takes Stake in Tech Company Starbucks said it is taking a stake in a digital technology company called Brightloom to speed up its offering of mobile ordering and payment options at its global stores to improve customer convenience....
01:52 2019-07-23

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
20:26 2019-07-12

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily among others, in what is described as a strategic partnership...
13:00 2019-06-12

KKR to take majority stake in NVC Lighting's China business KKR & Co Inc said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited's China Lighting Business for a total equity value of about $794 million. NVC Lighting will continue to own 30% of the China Lighting Business and receive a cash consideration through the joint venture with KK...
01:52 2019-08-12

Amazon buys Disney’s stake in YES Network Disney just sold its stake in the New York Yankees’ pay-TV service to a group that includes Amazon. The film and entertainment giant on Thursday sold its 80% interest in the YES Network to an investment group led by the Yankees and Sinclair Broadcast Group. The deal values the TV service, which broa...
08:13 2019-08-30

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
20:13 2019-06-20

Third Point buys stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica Third Point, the US hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle to Campbell Soup, has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Third Point, run by billionaire investor Daniel Loeb, is targeting EssilorLuxottica ami...
19:52 2019-08-26

Tunisia’s Presidential Election 2019: Who’s Running, What’s at Stake Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist President Beji Caïd Essebsi, 92, in July forced the presidential elections to be held earlier than originally scheduled. Tunisia, ...
19:13 2019-09-13

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
17:13 2019-06-19

BlackRock to Take Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock is poised to become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
18:26 2019-08-11

UPDATE 2-Starboard discloses 7.5% stake in Box, shares rise U.S. hedge fund Starboard Value LP revealed https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1372612/000092189519002363/sc13d06297267_09032019.htm a 7.5% stake in cloud service provider Box Inc on Tuesday, calling its shares "undervalued"....
02:00 2019-09-04

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a new chatbot service being used by the National Health Service....
03:52 2019-08-02

Rockets star Harden buys stake in MLS' Dynamo Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has purchased a minority stake in the investment group that controls MLS' Houston Dynamo, the NWSL's Houston Dash and BBVA Stadium, the Dynamo announced Thursday....
23:52 2019-07-18

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
13:39 2019-06-28

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
12:39 2019-06-10

Virgin Active owner limbers up for stake sale The South African owner of Virgin Active is preparing to sell a stake in the health and fitness clubs chain four years after taking majority control of the business....
19:00 2019-08-02

DNB says it has not decided whether to sell Oslo Bors stake to Euronext Norway's DNB will meet with Euronext before deciding whether to sell its 20% stake in Oslo Bors VPS to the pan-European stock market operator, the bank said on Monday....
10:01 2019-05-27

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
15:00 2019-05-21

China's contentious stake in Zambia's broadcast media To help switch from analogue to digital TV, Zambia did a deal with a Chinese media conglomerate. Now, Zambian media owners are complaining that locals can watch Chinese kung fu movies but have limited local programming....
23:13 2019-07-05

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
21:52 2019-07-16

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Its China Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
10:39 2019-08-21

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-r...
06:00 2019-08-01

Kraft Heinz Shares Slide After 3G Trims Stake 3G Capital, the Brazilian private-equity firm that helped create Kraft Heinz, has sold about 9% of its stake in the struggling food maker, a move that weighed on the company’s shares....
21:13 2019-09-17

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK's Saga Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain's Saga Plc, less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was taking a heavy toll on its tours business....
11:26 2019-07-17

RPT-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
08:00 2019-08-01

Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Buy Stake in Reliance Retail Amazon.com is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26 percent stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer....
09:00 2019-08-01

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
22:39 2019-08-21

Billionaire activist Paul Singer reveals $3.2B stake in AT&T The hedge fund billionaire known for seizing an Argentine navy vessel as partial payment for a debt is taking aim at AT&T — the telecom behemoth that also owns HBO and CNN. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund sent a shot across the bow of AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Monday whe...
09:00 2019-09-10

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-14

Third Point, U.S. settle over antitrust filing in DowDuPont stake Third Point LLC has agreed to pay more than $600,000 to settle allegations the hedge fund failed to properly file for antitrust clearance when it bought DowDuPont stock two years ago, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
02:00 2019-08-29

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
08:39 2019-08-11

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
01:00 2019-06-16

MNG Enterprises discloses 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group MNG Enterprises disclosed a 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group Inc on Friday, and said it may decide to vote against the company's proposed deal with Gannett Co....
16:26 2019-08-09

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets....
18:13 2019-06-13

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
15:26 2019-05-29

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
18:13 2019-06-09

RPT-Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
08:26 2019-06-20

CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:13 2019-07-10

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
20:13 2019-08-16

L&G snaps up Woodford stake in Push Doctor-backer The embattled fund manager Neil Woodford is close to offloading another of his firm's assets by striking a deal to sell a big stake in a backer of Push Doctor, the GP-on-demand service....
23:52 2019-08-13

Linde takes 10% stake in Swiss hydrogen group Linde , the world's biggest industrial gases group, has taken a 10% stake in Hydrospider AG, a Swiss producer and supplier of hydrogen derived from renewable energy sources, Hydrospider said on Thursday....
13:13 2019-08-29

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
18:52 2019-05-30

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
14:00 2019-07-12

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
05:52 2019-07-21

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles next year. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday that it would invest around 900 million euros ($1 ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Tencent in Talks to Buy Stake in Universal Music Group Chinese internet giant Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, one of the world’s largest music labels, from Vivendi—a deal that would value the stake at $3.36 billion....
10:39 2019-08-06

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
20:52 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Atlantia says to look into possibility of taking Alitalia stake Italian infrastructure group Atlantia said it would look into the possibility of buying a stake in ailing national airline Alitalia, but it looks unlikely that it will be ready by the government's deadline of Monday....
22:00 2019-07-11

Brazil's Via Varejo shares down after sale of GPA's controlling stake Shares in Brazilian appliances and electronics retailer Via Varejo SA were trading 0.4% down on Friday at 5.02 reais, after controlling shareholder Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA SA) sold its 36% stake in an auction earlier in the day....
17:52 2019-06-14

Aston Martin's biggest investor offers to buy another 3% stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin offered on Friday to buy another 3% stake in the luxury carmaker, whose shares have slumped since listing last year....
09:00 2019-07-19

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
23:00 2019-06-09

Porsche increases stake in hypercar EV maker Rimac German giant says increased investment will open access to Rimac's electric and autonomous technology Porsche has increased its stake in Croatian electric vehicle firm Rimac, as part of an increased co-operation in battery technology and other areas.  The German car maker bought a 10% stake in Rima...
07:39 2019-09-07

WPP in Talks to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain Capital The sale would mark the biggest move yet by Chief Executive Mark Read in his effort to revive WPP’s fortunes since taking over the top job last year....
06:00 2019-07-02

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
21:52 2019-07-12

PM Modi Likely To Meet President At 8 pm, Stake Claim To Form Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet President Ram Nath Kovind this evening around 8 pm and stake claim to form government. The council of ministers led by PM Modi submitted their......
12:26 2019-05-25

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature. A rumor that police were already there briefly dispersed the sea of anti-government protesters from the harbor-front complex. But after the false al...
15:52 2019-07-05

Aston Martin's biggest investor mulls acquiring another 3% stake Strategic European Investment Group, the biggest investor in Aston Martin, is considering buying another 3 percent stake in the automaker after Aston's shares crashed almost 50 percent since its listing nine months ago....
12:00 2019-07-01

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
00:13 2019-08-01

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
22:13 2019-08-14

BlackRock Offers to Buy Cofense Stake from Russia-Linked Firm A rare showdown between a national-security panel tasked with overseeing foreign-investment in U.S. companies and a Russia-linked firm is nearing a potential resolution....
03:26 2019-08-17

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-07-23

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
10:13 2019-07-05

China's BAIC buys 5% Daimler stake to cement alliance China's Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) has bought a 5% stake in Daimler , cementing its relationship with the German carmaker after China's Zhejiang Geely Holding emerged as a potential rival....
10:39 2019-07-23

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth....
21:52 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
10:00 2019-07-22

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
14:52 2019-05-21

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the fund said on Sunday....
16:13 2019-08-12

Iberdrola to sell 40% stake in UK wind project for 1.6 billion pounds Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has agreed to sell a 40% share in British offshore wind project East Anglia One to the Green Investment Group, it said on Monday....
16:13 2019-08-12

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
08:00 2019-06-12

BlackRock Takes Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock has become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
03:00 2019-08-12

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-13

Yes Bank Shares Jump 19% After CEO Says Lender Near Deal To Sell Stake Yes Bank shares today: On the NSE, shares opened higher at Rs 66 apiece and rose to as much as Rs 75.45 apiece, marking an increase of 19.57 per cent....
08:52 2019-09-11

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer banks. CBOE is the only U.S. exchange in the venture...
23:26 2019-05-21

WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:52 2019-06-14

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:26 2019-07-31

Amazon in talks to buy up to 10% stake in India's Future Retail - Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc is in late-stage talks to buy as much as 10% of India's Future Retail Ltd , Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:13 2019-08-13

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
15:13 2019-06-12

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

| Datatec subsidiary Logicalis acquires stake in two European IT companies International ICT solutions and services group Datatec says its subsidiary, Logicalis Group, has acquired two businesses in Europe, adding to its growing footprint in the region...
04:13 2019-09-04

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
14:26 2019-06-08

Exclusive: Third Point builds stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica - sources Third Point LLC, the U.S. hedge fund that has pushed for changes at companies ranging from Nestle SA to Campbell Soup Co , has amassed a stake in Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica SA , people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
02:13 2019-08-26

UPDATE 1-Trafigura takes stake in Frontline in $675 mln tanker deal Frontline has agreed to buy 10 Suezmax oil tankers from Trafigura in a cash and share deal worth up to $675 million which will make the Geneva-based trading firm a large shareholder in the shipping group....
11:13 2019-08-23

Analysis: Obamacare's fate will be at stake at 2020 ballot box as well as in court The extended battle over the Affordable Care Act will push deeper into uncharted waters Tuesday, when lawyers from a coalition of Republican-controlled states and the Trump administration argue for overturning the law in a federal court....
19:52 2019-07-09

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to battle climate change....
18:52 2019-07-09

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies....
06:39 2019-06-10

Vietnam Seeks to Sell Stake in Military Commercial Bank Vietnam’s government is looking to sell part of its stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a large local lender with a market capitalization of close to $2 billion....
07:00 2019-07-15

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: sources Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy a stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Friday....
21:13 2019-08-02

Amazon In Talks For Stake In Indonesia's Ride-Hailing Startup Go-Jek Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Details of the stake were not......
21:39 2019-08-29

Xiaomi Picks Up Stake in Chip Designer VeriSilicon Holdings Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as......
16:39 2019-07-15

PSA shares spike on report Dongfeng exploring options for stake PSA's shares briefly rose as much as 6.6% on Wednesday and trading volumes spiked after a Bloomberg report said Dongfeng Motor Corp is exploring options for its 2.2 billion-euro ($2.5 billion) stake in the French carmaker....
14:52 2019-08-07

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal —...
12:00 2019-08-07

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
04:13 2019-05-30

Team Modi Seeks Bids For 6 New Submarines. $6.6 Billion At Stake Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration has asked global warship makers to submit proposals to build six conventional submarines in India to boost local shipyard capability and plug gaps in the......
12:52 2019-07-11

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
10:26 2019-06-08

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
07:13 2019-08-06

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
17:39 2019-08-05

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries' subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd (RIIHL) is investing Rs 295.25 crores in Mumbai-based Fynd....
12:26 2019-08-05

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:13 2019-07-10

Italy's Atlantia considers stake buy in carrier Alitalia - report Italy's infrastructure group Atlantia is considering to buy a 35-40% stake in troubled carrier Alitalia for an investment of around 300 million euros ($336.21 million), newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Wednesday....
08:52 2019-07-10

Renault may cut Nissan stake to revive Fiat deal, report says Renault and Nissan have held talks that would see Renault reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese automaker, rebalancing their alliance, and help the French company restart merger discussions with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, The Wall Street Journal reported....
13:39 2019-08-03

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
21:13 2019-08-02

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
19:39 2019-05-21

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
18:39 2019-08-02

Australia's Qantas says it will not trim Alliance stake despite competition concerns Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said it had no plan to cut its stake in Alliance Airlines, after the competition regulator raised concerns over its acquisition of 19.9% in its rival....
05:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
08:00 2019-08-01

Amazon in early talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy an up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported on Thursday....
11:13 2019-08-01

Williams F1 team-owner plots engineering stake sale The owner of the Williams Formula One (F1) team is exploring the sale of a stake in its engineering arm in a deal that could raise tens of millions of pounds for the famous racing outfit....
18:13 2019-09-01

Aston Martin's Biggest Investor Considers Acquiring Another 3% Stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin is considering buying another 3% stake, offering to increase its holding after shares in the luxury carmaker crashed almost 50% since its listing nine months ago....
08:00 2019-07-02

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
09:52 2019-08-22

Icahn reveals stake in Cloudera, may seek board seats Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 12.6% stake in data analytics company Cloudera Inc on Thursday, and said he could seek seats on the company's board....
01:39 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to take 60% pct stake in Australia Wodgina lithium project Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, will take a controlling stake in Australia's Wodgina lithium project after revising a deal with Mineral Resources Ltd to buy 60%, up from the previously agreed 50%....
04:39 2019-08-01

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:52 2019-06-16

Scotiabank to post C$300 mln gain as it cuts Thanachart Bank stake Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, said on Thursday it would record a C$300 million ($226 million) gain by reducing its stake in Thailand's Thanachart Bank Public Co (TBank)....
17:26 2019-08-08