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Disney CEO Bob Iger departs Apple’s board with video showdown looming

SAN FRANCISCO — Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services aimed at market leader ...

Disney CEO Bob Iger departs Apple’s board with video showdown looming

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Disney CEO Robert Iger departs Apple's board with video streaming showdown looming Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger has stepped down from Apple's board as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services.       ...
05:39 2019-09-14

Iger Departs Board of Apple, Disney’s New Streaming Competitor Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive and chairman, had been on the board since 2011. But both companies will debut streaming services next month....
02:26 2019-09-14

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10. (Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Sa...
15:13 2019-09-14

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms Apple Inc said on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in the streaming television business....
11:26 2019-09-14

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board ahead of TV+ launch Bob Iger, the long-time Disney CEO, has resigned from Apple's board of directors. Apple made the announcement on Friday in an SEC filing, where it revealed that Iger stepped down on September 10th -- which happens to be the day the company shared lau......
11:52 2019-09-14

UPDATE 2-Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in th...
15:13 2019-09-14

Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger Resigns from Apple's Board Walt Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger resigned from Apple’s board, severing a yearslong connection between the two companies as they prepare to launch competing video-streaming services....
03:39 2019-09-14

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
23:26 2019-05-29

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disney would maintain their production there. “I...
09:52 2019-05-30

14 years, 4 acquisitions, 1 Bob Iger: How Disney's CEO revitalized an iconic American brand Over the course of CEO Bob Iger's tenure, Disney has acquired Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and, most recently, 20th Century Fox. The first three acquisitions alone have earned Disney more than $33.8 billion at the global box office....
20:39 2019-08-06

Disney's Iger on earnings miss and company's role in streaming wars Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses his company's earnings announcement, the integration of recently-purchased assets, cord cutting and where he sees Disney headed in the next few years....
18:00 2019-08-07

Paz de la Huerta adds Disney execs Bob Iger, Michael Eisner to Harvey Weinstein lawsuit Paz de la Huerta is adding The Walt Disney Company, its CEO Bob Iger and ex-chairman Michael Eisner to the actress’ sexual assault lawsuit against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein....
21:39 2019-08-28

Spider-Man Showdown: Sony Releases an Official Statement to Clarify Its Disney Relationship Sony has released an official response to the recently reported news that Disney and Sony reached an impasse on its Spider-Man partnership, calling many of the stories “mischaracterized” and squaring much of the blame on Marvel Studio president Kevin Feige’s workload. Read more......
17:26 2019-08-21

Disney CEO Exits Apple Board as Firms Become Streaming Rivals Disney chief Robert Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors as the companies are poised to launch rival online streaming services, according to a filing Friday with US regulators....
09:00 2019-09-14

Diabetes Diet: How To Eat Apples To Manage Blood Sugar Apples are rich with both soluble and insoluble fibres. Fibres do not get digested quickly and take their own time to break down and digest, which enables gradual release of sugar in the bloodstream....
02:00 2019-08-23

India slaps US with new tariffs — on lentils, apples, almonds and walnuts India is slapping back at the United States with new tariffs on $240 million worth of American goods starting Sunday. Apples, almonds, lentils, walnuts and some chemical products will be hit with levies of up to 70 percent. The long-threatened move is retaliation for President Trump’s move to take a...
07:13 2019-06-16

Government To Procure Apples Directly From Jammu And Kashmir Farmers Apples cultivated in Jammu and Kashmir will be procured directly from farmers by the government-run NAFED and the entire process will be completed by December 15, officials said today....
14:39 2019-09-10

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.       ...
19:52 2019-06-16

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Disney....
15:52 2019-06-04

Disney's Fox cancellation spree may end up saving us from some dire-sounding video game movies It’s been rough days at the recently assimilated 20th Century Fox movie studio of late, as new corporate overlord Bob Iger—apparently accustomed to box office receipts that are a bit more Avengers, and a bit less X-Men—blasted Disney’s newly schlorped-up subordinate for massively undershooting its e...
09:52 2019-08-11

Essen 2018: The best board games from the biggest board game con Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. This past weekend, tens of thousands of tabletop gaming fanatics made a pilgrimage to the German city of Essen for the annual Internationale Spieltage fair—...
15:39 2019-05-21

Nationals 2B Dozier departs after getting hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier left a game Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox after he was hit on his right arm by a pitch. Chicago starter Reynaldo Lopez hit Dozier as he was leading off the second inning. Dozier was attended to by Washington’s athletic train...
06:26 2019-06-05

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m..       ...
08:39 2019-08-20

Boy who used Disney vacation money to help Hurricane Dorian victims gets trip to Disney World Jermaine Bell used money he saved for Disney to help people fleeing Hurricane Dorian. Disney rewarded his grand gesture with a grand gesture of its own.        ...
00:00 2019-09-10

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very beginning up until present day.” The ARL has long been...
23:13 2019-07-18

Disney is working around the clock to prevent Disney+ streaming issues at launch Disney’s streaming service will launch in less than three months, but the closer we get, the more reasons we have to be excited about Netflix’s newest contender. Just recently, we learned that Disney+ cheapest subscription will support four simultaneous streams and 4K video playback at l...
02:26 2019-08-27

Disney will bundle ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $13/month to take on Netflix in November Disney today announced it’ll bundle ESPN+ and Hulu along with Disney+ for $12.99 a month when the entertainment giant’s streaming service launches in November. The company’s CEO, Bob Iger, said during the quarterly earnings call that these services are “three legs of a stool.” Individually, ESPN+ an...
08:39 2019-08-07

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for under $15 a month....
23:52 2019-08-06

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc ....
03:26 2019-08-07

Boy who spent Disney money to help Hurricane Dorian evacuees gets free Disney World trip Jermaine Bell used money he saved for Disney to help people fleeing Hurricane Dorian. Disney rewarded his grand gesture with a free trip.       ...
02:52 2019-09-10

Rich Energy CEO departs as Haas F1 sponsor changes its name William Storey is no longer associated with Rich Energy, UK government documents have confirmed - and in addition the company has been renamed Lightning Volt...
01:52 2019-07-17

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will step down from the Chinese firm on Tuesday, leaving his handpicked successor a daunting task of steering the $460 billion juggernaut at a time when the market for its core e-commerce business has slowed sharply....
12:52 2019-09-09

AutoNation promotes Miller to CEO as Liebert departs Carl Liebert exits the helm of AutoNation just months after being named CEO, replaced by CFO Cheryl Miller, who becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded auto retailer....
02:00 2019-07-23

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ together for the same price as Netflix Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ - all for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription ($12.99 per month in the US).Iger made the announcement during a call with investor...
11:39 2019-08-07

Disney unveils bundle with Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month Yet another new subscription video bundle has been unveiled, for those of you keeping score at home. It’s an additional packaged offering from Disney, and it’s a good one — starting on November 12, as a complement to the company launching its much-anticipated Disney+ Netflix rival for $6.99, D...
01:00 2019-08-07

Limited Disney deal drops the price of Disney+ to less than $4 per month Given the amount of content that’s going to be available on Disney+ and the fact that you get support for four simultaneous streams and 4K video on the cheapest plan, getting that $6.99 Disney+ subscription this November seems like a no-brainer. As it turns out, it’s an even better value...
21:13 2019-08-27

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something of an emblem for parent company Disney’s rocky acqu...
20:52 2019-08-13

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
09:52 2019-09-04

As Ive departs, Apple should refocus on durability and user interfaces Jonathan Ive's departure gives Apple a chance to fix two of its biggest weaknesses from the last decade: overly fragile devices, and bland UIs.Read More...
16:13 2019-07-04

Chicago devastated as Chance The Snapper departs for Florida Summer in Chicago, when tempers flare right along with the temperature. The humidity is so thick you can barely walk through it, you’re sunburned from watching the Cubs lose from the bleachers, and your Jeni’s ice cream cone melts as soon as your sandals hit the pavement....
05:52 2019-07-18

USS Wasp departs from U.S. 7th Fleet in Japan, to be replaced by USS America The USS Wasp has departed from the U.S. 7th Fleet after less than two years in Japan in a homeport shift, with the USS America set to replace it later this year, the Navy said Thursday....
06:00 2019-09-06

4th Test Day 5 Live: Buttler Departs, Australia 3 Wickets Away From Win ENG vs AUS 4th Test Day 5 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: England were 18/2 in their second innings at stumps on the fourth day of the fourth Test, still needing a further 365 runs to reach a target of 383....
18:26 2019-09-08

Wantaway Laurent Koscielny Departs Arsenal For Bordeaux Laurent Koscielny was understood to be keen to move back to his homeland after nine seasons with Arsenal, having joined the Gunners in 2010 from Lorient....
20:39 2019-08-06

Nationals rookie outfielder Robles departs with injury WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles has left the game against the Atlanta Braves with an undisclosed injury in the second inning. Robles went down to a knee in center during Nick Markakis’ at-bat Saturday, and manager Dave Martinez and an athletic trainer soon jogge...
03:26 2019-06-23

Disney's streaming bundle: Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. While that service will cost $7.99 per month on its own, this push to bring cord cutters back into their fold......
12:26 2019-08-07

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
22:52 2019-05-24

Disney Has Reshaped the Movie Industry. Will Disney+ Do the Same for Television? The Walt Disney Company reminds me a bit of the Blob, absorbing every profitable, halfway wholesome entertainment brand—ABC, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm, most of ESPN and, earlier this year, all of 21st Century Fox—that crosses its path on a journey to world domination. And never has the me...
15:52 2019-08-30

Scope of damage in Bahamas clearer after Hurricane Dorian departs The damage Hurricane Dorian inflicted on the Bahamas became clearer Wednesday with aerial photography and residents telling stories of survival -- while others still await rescue....
19:13 2019-09-04

Ive departs Apple, iPad OS, Chrome OS 75, and T-Mobile 5G (MobileTechRoundup show #473) Matt's back for the most part while Jony Ive leaves Apple. Huawei may be back in business and T-Mobile releases its first 5G phone. These and other topics are covered in the latest Mobile Tech Roundup podcast....
02:52 2019-07-01

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector in both California and Arizona have told Ars they were let go on Friday. Late Friday night, the comp...
22:39 2019-08-10

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney revealed the new streaming service would be rolling out to Canada and the Netherlands on November 12...
20:52 2019-08-19

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights....
01:52 2019-07-17

US Open title defence ends as Djokovic departs to boos after retiring hurt Stan Wawrinka was leading match 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 Serbian world No 1 suffering with shoulder complaint Novak Djokovic was cruelly booed off the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium after a sore left shoulder forced his stunning retirement from Sunday night’s fourth-round match with Stan Wawrinka at the US Open....
15:52 2019-09-02

World Cup Live: Aaron Finch Fires To Fifty, David Warner Departs Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch and David Warner got Australia to a solid start against Sri Lanka in London....
13:26 2019-06-15

World Cup Live: Bumrah Strikes Early For India, Sri Lanka Captain Departs Sri Lanka vs India Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav come in place of Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohammed Shami in India's playing XI....
11:52 2019-07-06

UPDATE 1-Trump oil official departs for Papua New Guinea firm expanding in Alaska A former Trump administration official who oversaw oil and gas drilling on federal lands resigned last week to work for Papua New Guinea-based Oil Search Ltd, which is expanding its Alaska operations....
08:52 2019-09-05

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around the capital Tripoli....
14:52 2019-05-21

Dwayne Johnson Departs Honeymoon Early to Lend Kevin Hart Support After Car Crash Dwayne Johnson is stepping in for his injured pal Kevin Hart following his car accident over the weekend. The actor and comedian was involved in a car crash on Malibu's Mulholland......
02:00 2019-09-05

US Open title defence ends as Novak Djokovic departs to boos after retiring hurt Stan Wawrinka was leading match 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 Serbian world No 1 suffering with shoulder complaint Novak Djokovic’s US Open title defence came to a halt on Sunday when the Serb retired from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka due to a shoulder injury. Wawrinka was leading 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 when...
06:26 2019-09-02

For Disney, it's all about 'quality over quantity' with Disney+ The Disney+ Showcase at the D23 Expo started with a live performance from the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. And that wasn't just about getting the crowd fired up. For Disney, it was an opportunity to give its biggest fans a ta......
21:52 2019-08-25

Disney and Target announce 25 Disney shops coming to Target stores in October, new website The Walt Disney Company and Target announced Sunday that they are teaming up and unveiled plans to open 25 Disney stores inside of Target stores.       ...
00:13 2019-08-26

Crispr Can Help Solve Our Looming Food Crisis—Here's How There's not enough land to feed everyone on Earth without ruining the climate, a new IPCC report shows. Gene-edited crops could help reduce agriculture's footprint....
08:26 2019-08-09

In Looming Brexit Clash, U.K. Constitution Could Be the Loser Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
15:00 2019-08-14

A Worrying Jobs Number With Trade Hit Looming May’s employment report wasn’t good, and jobs figures for the previous two months were revised down by a combined 75,000 positions. That puts the Federal Reserve in an uncomfortable bind....
17:26 2019-06-07

With contract expiration looming, UAW targets GM first for talks The United Auto Workers union on Tuesday said that it would target General Motors Co first of the Detroit automakers for talks ahead of the current four-year contract's expiration on Sept. 14....
19:13 2019-09-03

HSBC CEO quits as bank warns of looming clouds HSBC CEO John Flint has left the bank just 18 months into the job. HSBC makes 80% of its profits in Asia and the new boss will face growing tensions between the US and China and protests in Hong Kong, its biggest market....
05:52 2019-08-06

Warriors impose will in third to even Finals with Kevin Durant looming TORONTO — For the first part of the third quarter, it was no Canada. As in a complete zero. The two-time defending-champion Warriors were confident they would respond with vengeance from their Game 1 loss and waited until after intermission Sunday to make good on their promise of muzzling the Raptor...
09:52 2019-06-03

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
11:00 2019-06-13

With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next round of tariff increases....
00:52 2019-09-13

Google as a landlord? A looming feudal nightmare | Veena Dubal To fight a housing crunch of their own creation, tech companies are planning company towns worthy of Gilded Age robber baronsMuch contemporary criticism of Google focuses on the invisibility of the company’s vast monopoly power and the consequent indifference of both everyday consumers and governmen...
09:52 2019-07-11

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
18:00 2019-07-16

With federal ban looming, Chinese security cameras still in use at US military bases Chinese-made surveillance cameras are still operating at U.S. military bases and facilities across the country with only a few weeks to go until the devices are to be federally banned....
20:52 2019-07-18

Jeff McNeil’s looming return has Met facing lineup dilemma Jeff McNeil could be back with the Mets from his left hamstring strain as soon as Saturday, but Mickey Callaway said he hasn’t decided exactly who will wind up missing the most playing time when he returns. “It’s really hard to say,’’ the manager said before Friday’s game against the Braves at Citi ...
04:52 2019-08-24

U.N. Aid Chief Warns of Looming ‘Horror’ as Somalia Again Faces Famine Mark Lowcock, the emergency relief coordinator at the United Nations, said that more than five million people were at risk in the Horn of Africa, mostly Somalis....
16:26 2019-06-05

Global LNG producers see cost risks looming over next wave of projects Construction delays and cost blowouts could hit the next wave of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects as there are a limited number of contractors able to handle the huge projects, three developers said on Wednesday....
08:26 2019-06-20

Morris Claiborne’s looming suspension scaring off potential NFL suitors One of the NFL’s top unsigned cornerbacks has been left wallowing on the free-agent market, and now there’s a clear reason why. Veteran Morris Claiborne has been suspended four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, according to NFL Network. He is appealing the suspension and...
22:39 2019-08-02

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including looming earnings and economic reports Cramer reveals what he expects to see next week in market news, chats with At Home CEO Lee Bird about dodging China tariffs and praises Lululemon's performance, among other things....
10:26 2019-09-07

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
00:00 2019-06-19

The powerful Democratic lawmakers facing looming primary threats New York has become a battleground for progressive challenges to the establishment: ‘The goal is to make the party work for its base’Jamaal Bowman was a teenager living in a rent-stabilized apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side when Donald Trump placed full-page ads in the city’s major newspapers...
08:13 2019-08-22

A State Wrestles With Its Imagery: A Sword Looming Over a Native American An effort to change the official seal of Massachusetts is gaining steam. Supporters say the imagery is threatening and denigrating to Native Americans....
11:39 2019-09-08

Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a looming global downturn Two indicators in the aviation industry may be pointing to a global downturn: declining demand for air cargo and a peak in aircraft orders last year, according to Peter Harbison, the executive chairman of CAPA, the Centre for Aviation....
12:00 2019-06-17

With ICE Raids Looming, Immigrants Worry: ‘Every Time Someone Knocks, You Get Scared’ With the possibility of immigration raids looming, many immigrants were worried, and planning to stay out of sight. One family canceled their vacation....
17:01 2019-07-13

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
21:52 2019-06-27

See Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson Clash Over Looming Work Deadlines on Relatively Nat & Liv Can Natalie Halcro and Olivia Pierson get on the same page? In this clip from tonight's all-new Relatively Nat & Liv, the fashionable cousins find themselves at odds over upcoming......
18:52 2019-07-09

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

Pro-impeachment Dems hope looming clashes with Trump will sway Pelosi For the House’s growing impeachment caucus, June is shaping up to be the most critical month to make their case to a reluctant Speaker Nancy Pelosi.A month packed with subpoena fights, hearings on obstruction of justice and legal battles over Trump’s financial records is certain to provide fresh amm...
23:26 2019-06-02

US automakers face looming union deadline: Here's what could make UAW strike Saturday If a strike does occur, here are the likely issues that contributed to the sides walking away from the table and union members heading for the picket lines....
20:26 2019-09-13

With Hurricane Dorian looming, South Carolina starts evacuating hundreds of thousands As Hurricane Dorian threatens, the evacuation order for 820,000 people living along the entire South Carolina coast is going well, according to Gov. Henry McMaster....
15:39 2019-09-03

Superinvestor John Rogers Of Ariel Investments Lauds KKR's Looming PE Stock Shakeup The world has yet to see if private equity pioneer KKR attracts hordes of new investors in converting to a corporation. It may present a good summer investment opportunity as a new mega trend takes hold in PE land....
15:39 2019-05-21

The looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition. But the looming merger of the two telecom giants is a warning sign about the market's excesses....
12:52 2019-06-19

Looming merger of T-Mobile and Sprint is a wake-up call to the free market’s failures By traditional antitrust analysis, T-Mobile's proposed $26.5 billion acquisition of Sprint doesn’t come close to satisfying the law’s requirement that it not lessen competition....
18:26 2019-06-19

Peloton is selling tons of bikes, but the biggest risk to its IPO may be the looming music industry While Peloton is generating close to $1 billion in annual revenue, it faces a $150 million lawsuit against the music industry and a complex royalty system....
22:26 2019-08-28

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette: Shoppers have 'no appetite' for price increases from looming tariffs "We are working with our sourcing and tariff partners to mitigate the risk between vendors and our margins," CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC in an interview Wednesday morning....
20:13 2019-08-14

Golf: Matt Wallace and Rory McIlroy search for winning form with The Open looming • Wallace bids to overtake Jon Rahm in European order of merit• Bernd Wiesberger leads Scottish Open as McIlroy aims for top 10Matt Wallace appears to have taken the loss of top spot in the European Tour’s order of merit personally. Jon Rahm leapt above Wallace after success at the Irish Open last S...
00:13 2019-07-14

Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger wi Newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media are laying off staffers ahead of the company’s looming merger with Gannett—a merger that Gatehouse’s CEO said would “actually enhance quality journalism.” Neat trick....
19:39 2019-08-28

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
01:52 2019-08-17

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

With Democratic debate deadline looming, two polls show no bump for bottom-tier candidates Two national opinion polls of the 21 Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination released on Wednesday did not show any of the candidates at the back of the crowded pack picking up enough support to qualify for the next debate in September....
18:00 2019-08-28

Mark Sanford compares looming Trump primary faceoff to David vs. Goliath: 'Impossible at many levels' Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford is testing the waters and courting voters before making a decision on whether he will announce a longshot primary challenge to President Trump....
00:39 2019-08-31

Mark Sanford compares looming Trump primary faceoff to David vs. Goliath, calling it 'impossible at many levels Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford is testing the waters and courting voters before making a decision on whether he will announce a longshot primary challenge to President Trump....
21:26 2019-08-30

A Brexit Showdown Could Be What Investors Need British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reduce the time that U.K. lawmakers will have to block a no-deal Brexit, and investors are scared. But they should probably welcome signs of a final showdown....
15:39 2019-08-28

Best 50 cars on sale: Top five showdown Not the best driver's cars, nor the best value for money, just five cars we love Alpine, Porsche, McLaren, BMW and Ford go head-to-head to find the best car available in the UK right now Can these really be the five best cars on sale in this country? Almost certainly not, for that is not what we ...
14:39 2019-08-31

| Sharpshooters showdown in Group B at AFCON The sharpest shooters in 2019 AFCON qualifying, Odion Ighalo of Nigeria and Fiston Abdul Razak of Burundi, will come face to face in Group B at the finals this month....
11:13 2019-06-14

Cy-Hawk showdown among 7 Big 12 games vs. other Power 5s Iowa State and No. 19 Iowa still highly anticipated even though game fell short of being first with both ranked       ...
13:39 2019-09-12

Formula E set for title showdown in New York "The all-electric Formula E title will be decided in Sunday\u0027s season finale after series leader Jean-Eric Vergne failed to score in the first of two races in New York."...
14:26 2019-07-14

What to Expect From the Brexit Showdown in Parliament More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has sent the pound tumbling to its lowest since ...
02:00 2019-09-04

Red Sox head into Yankees showdown with no momentum BOSTON — Carlos Santana homered and hit Cleveland’s first triple of the season, Greg Allen added a pair of three-baggers and the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Santana, who finished a single shy of the cycle, was 3 for 4 with...
05:13 2019-05-30

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. The Trump administration has rejected the notion it's moving toward war despite deploying military as...
00:52 2019-07-02

Konta gears up for 'feisty' Siniakova showdown "Johanna Konta is looking forward to a \u0027feisty\u0027 second round match-up at Wimbledon after delivering a comfortable victory over Ana Bogdan."...
11:13 2019-07-03

Big Little Lies Sets Up a Serious Finale Courtroom Showdown Throughout these two seasons of Big Little Lies, we've only known Celeste as a somewhat broken woman. She was being abused, she was afraid for her life, her abusive husband died, and......
05:39 2019-07-15

| Warriors set for emotional NBA Finals showdown with Raptors Playing for injured star Kevin Durant in a farewell to the arena when they became a dynasty, the Golden State Warriors are set for an emotional NBA Finals showdown....
13:13 2019-06-13

Kamala Harris Has Been Gearing Up for a Biden Showdown Even before their heated exchange in the Democratic debate over school busing, Ms. Harris had been aiming to win over Mr. Biden’s core constituencies....
04:13 2019-06-29

Seven takeaways from Yankees-Dodgers weekend showdown Aaron Judge looked like his fearsome self as the Bronx Bombers slugged their way to a series win at L.A. But what did we learn about a potential October rematch?...
21:26 2019-08-26

Baffled By Brexit? How to Follow the Latest Showdown More than three years after Britain voted to break away from the European Union, the country is still tearing itself apart over Brexit. The new U.K. Prime Minster Boris Johnson is embroiled in a showdown with Parliament this week and the murky outlook has the pound see-sawing. The risk of a messy sp...
13:39 2019-09-05

| Boks to roll out strongest XV for Salta showdown? Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is expected to play close to his strongest form side as the team looks to wrap up this year’s Rugby Championship title against Argentina....
15:52 2019-08-05

Take the experienced driver in NASCAR showdown in Sonoma The NASCAR series will wind its way through the heart of wine country, as the world’s best racers will negotiate the very challenging Sonoma Raceway. This annual stop at Sonoma will be a bit different this year due to the track configuration. Not since 1997 have the competitors raced the carousel po...
17:52 2019-06-23

Johnson-Thompson set for Thiam showdown in Birmingham "Katarina Johnson-Thompson will take on heptathlon rival Nafissatou Thiam in the long jump at the Birmingham Diamond League next month, their first clash in a year."...
04:26 2019-08-01

UK Parliament showdown on Brexit — live updates Britain's Parliament has reconvened for its first session since the summer recess. An evening showdown awaits as opponents of a no-deal Brexit seek to pass emergency legislation blocking it. Keep up to date here....
17:00 2019-09-03

The 3-letter word that's missing from the showdown with Iran AP Photo/ISNA The US is in the middle of a showdown with Iran, stoked by incidents in the Persian Gulf and a protracted dispute over the 2015 nuclear deal. But behind the present round of tensions is the US's long-running desire to the control the movement of a resource that Iran is in a unique pos...
20:13 2019-07-12

| Liverpool, Tottenham set for Champions League showdown Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are aiming to make up for the disappointment of several recent near misses while Tottenham Hotspur dream of winning the Champions League for the first time as the two English clubs meet in Saturday's final in Madrid....
14:26 2019-06-01

Young attackers are key for U.S. in Mexico Gold Cup showdown One of international football’s newest but fiercest rivalries will resume on Sunday when the United States take on Mexico in the Gold Cup final and the U.S. coach is betting on a growing young strike partnership to bring him his first title....
09:13 2019-07-06

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
17:52 2019-07-17

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney G...
11:52 2019-05-22

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
15:26 2019-05-28

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
19:13 2019-06-03

Windows 10 wins big as looming support deadline sees Windows 7 users abandon ship Windows 10 made big gains while Windows 7 experienced a large drop in users last month, as it appears that folks are finally starting to take the impending end of support deadline for the latter OS seriously.This is according to figures from Net Applications for July, which found Windows 10 increase...
10:00 2019-08-05

Dollar Tree, Dollar General soar as retailers raise forecasts, despite looming tariffs ahead The outlook as well as a quarterly profit beat eased some concerns around the impact of the Trump administration's latest tariffs on some Chinese imports, including holiday merchandise....
16:52 2019-08-29

Golden Tate's looming suspension overshadows Giants camp reality - he's been really good If not for his looming 4-game ban that he is appealing, Golden Tate would be one of the best stories of the Giants' training camp.       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

Djokovic and Federer showdown could define how this rivalry is remembered "After witnessing the grandest of rivalries, we now look towards one far more difficult to define. Perhaps Sunday’s showdown will go some way to telling us how Roger Federer’s rivalry with Novak Djokovic will be remembered, writes Michael Hincks."...
14:00 2019-08-04

Blake edges Gemili in Birmingham 100m showdown "Former world champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica edged Britain\u0027s Adam Gemili in a photo-finish to win the 100 metres at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on Sunday."...
04:00 2019-08-19

150th version of showdown between Bisbee & Douglas High BISBEE – It’s a battle for bragging rights in Cochise County every year when Bisbee High school takes on Douglas High School. This year’s “Battle For the Copper Pic” is the 150th Anniversary of the rivalry....
08:13 2019-08-31

Auger-Aliassime set for Paire showdown in Lyon final Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime rallied to beat top seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 2-6 7-6(3) 6-4 in the Lyon Open semi-finals on Friday to move into his second ATP final of the year....
23:13 2019-05-24

Fighting Coco sets up Osaka showdown at U.S. Open Crowd-pleaser Coco Gauff came through a tough battle with qualifier Timea Babos 6-2 4-6 6-4 on Thursday to set up a third-round clash at the U.S. Open against top seed and defending champion Naomi Osaka....
11:26 2019-08-30

Alaska lawmakers near showdown with governor over education cuts Alaska lawmakers were heading for a showdown with Governor Mike Dunleavy on Wednesday to try and stop his bid to slash spending on higher education - a move the state's main university has warned could force it into bankruptcy....
14:00 2019-07-10

Peru leader forcing showdown with congress on corruption Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption, saying he will use a constitutional provision allowing him to dissolve congress if it rejects the proposal...
05:26 2019-05-30

Syndergaard, Mets roll with Yankees showdown on deck Series victory over the Rockies? Check. MetroCard to face the Yankees? Check. Respectability for the Mets? TBD. The next two games could serve as a barometer of sorts, with .500-and-above again within sniffing distance for manager Mickey Callaway’s bunch following a 6-1 beatdown of the Rockies on Su...
00:26 2019-06-10

Serena proves too strong for Sharapova in U.S. Open showdown Serena Williams trounced old foe Maria Sharapova 6-1 6-1 in their blockbuster first-round clash at the U.S. Open on Monday to get her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title off to a flying start....
08:00 2019-08-27

Thurman looks to end Pacquiao's resurgent career in showdown Keith Thurman appears to have several physical advantages over Manny Pacquiao heading into their welterweight showdown in Las Vegas       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it worse. There was some solid story advancement and ...
19:52 2019-06-08

Pence says he hopes for orderly Brexit amid showdown U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday he hoped Great Britain and the European Union would reach a deal for an orderly UK exit from the bloc, commenting on the issue that has convulsed British politics for months and reached a crescendo this week....
23:39 2019-09-04

U.S. trials boast speed, Lyles-Coleman showdown The speed show that is the backbone of the American athletics championships takes on added significance in Des Moines, Iowa this week when the United States select a team for this year's worlds which are being held in Doha....
02:39 2019-07-23

Motor racing: Formula E set for title showdown in New York The all-electric Formula E title will be decided in Sunday's season finale after series leader Jean-Eric Vergne failed to score in the first of two races in New York....
13:39 2019-07-14

| Serena v Sharapova showdown seizes spotlight at US Open Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster first round match at the US Open, the feature showdown on the first day of the year's final Grand Slam....
03:52 2019-08-26

Another Wimbledon Showdown for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal The longtime rivals, who will meet in the semifinals on Friday, have played three times at the All England Club. Here’s how The Times covered those matches....
07:26 2019-07-12

Dollar General soars, Dollar Tree slips as retailers raise forecasts, despite looming tariffs ahead The outlook as well as a quarterly profit beat eased some concerns around the impact of the Trump administration's latest tariffs on some Chinese imports, including holiday merchandise....
00:39 2019-08-30

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."        ...
15:00 2019-05-30

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, industry sources said....
13:39 2019-06-11

| Britain's Johnson faces parliament showdown over fate of Brexit The fate of Brexit hangs in the balance as parliament prepares for an explosive showdown with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that could end in a snap election....
14:13 2019-09-03

Liverpool, Spurs Set For Showdown As Madrid Picks Up English Accent Liverpool are aiming to make up for the disappointment of several recent near misses while Tottenham Hotspur dream of winning the Champions League for the first time....
11:13 2019-06-01

American fans feeling the heat ahead of showdown with England "We're going to smash it!" declared United States supporter Laurie in sunny Lyon on Tuesday, hours before the world champions face off against England in the semi-final of the women's World Cup....
20:26 2019-07-02

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz Loses No-Confidence Showdown Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Monday lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, removing him and his cabinet from office over a corruption scandal that brought has down his coalition......
21:13 2019-05-27

Djokovic and Federer's Sunday showdown could define how this rivalry is remembered "After witnessing the grandest of rivalries, we now look towards one far more difficult to define. Perhaps Sunday’s showdown will go some way to telling us how Roger Federer’s rivalry with Novak Djokovic will be remembered, writes Michael Hincks."...
01:52 2019-07-13

Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict With Deontay Wilder announcing rematches with Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury the chances of Anthony Joshua showdown ever occurring get smaller and smaller The post Deontay Wilder rules out Anthony Joshua showdown – The BN Verdict appeared first on Boxing News....
19:39 2019-06-01

Katie Taylor says showdown with Claressa Shields is a ‘fantasy fight’ In her own words, Katie Taylor explains why she has no interest in jumping up in weight for the sake of her legacy as she prepares for unification in New York The post Katie Taylor says showdown with Claressa Shields is a ‘fantasy fight’ appeared first on Boxing News....
02:52 2019-06-01

Russian Sportscaster, Sprinkler Battle To Draw In Exhilarating Showdown Evgeniy Evnevich, a correspondent for Russia’s Match TV, had just begun his dispatch on the status of CSKA Moscow midfielder Kristijan Bistrović when a devilish sprinkler began to pursue him....
05:39 2019-08-27

Boris Johnson Faces Brexit Showdown With Hostile Lawmakers U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to face further setbacks in two critical votes in the House of Commons, a day after suffering a serious blow to his Brexit plans at the hands of lawmakers....
19:13 2019-09-04

Iraqi protesters urge Baghdad to stay out of U.S.-Iran showdown Thousands of supporters of a populist Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged political and factional leaders on Friday to stay out of any conflict between Baghdad's two biggest allies, Iran and the United States....
23:13 2019-05-24

British pound slides ahead of Brexit showdown this week The pound dropped Tuesday to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, excluding a brief “flash crash” in 2016 that may have been caused by technical glitches, as international investors fret over a political showdown over Brexit this week. The British currency fell as low as $1.19, down almos...
19:52 2019-09-03

Tory Brexit rebels to hold showdown meeting with Johnson Planned talks come as David Gauke says national interest is priority when opposing no dealRebellious former cabinet ministers will have a showdown meeting with Boris Johnson on Monday, as the former justice secretary David Gauke said he believed the national interest would come first if he faced des...
20:39 2019-09-01

Brexit showdown: British lawmakers bid to block PM leaving EU with no deal British lawmakers will on Tuesday try to stop Boris Johnson from pursuing what they cast as a calamitous no-deal Brexit, a challenge a senior government source said would prompt the prime minister to call for a snap election on Oct. 14....
16:26 2019-09-03

Serena Williams-Elina Svitolina US Open showdown means everything It’s a reminder of a painful loss at the 2016 Olympics, and it’s likely the biggest obstacle Serena Williams will face on what seems to be her inevitable run to a historic U.S. Open victory. But on Thursday night at Flushing Meadows, Williams will face the highest remaining seed in the women’s draw ...
14:26 2019-09-05

Zverev sets up Djokovic showdown after beating dogged Fognini "German fifth seed Alexander Zverev reached his second successive French Open quarter-final when he recovered from losing the first set to beat Italian Fabio Fognini."...
19:26 2019-06-03

Federer-Nadal showdown highlights French Open semifinals All four French Open singles semifinals are scheduled on the same day and the most-anticipated matchup features Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer        ...
09:13 2019-06-07

Nadal demolishes Nishikori to set up semi-final showdown with Federer Rafael Nadal continued his march towards a record-extending 12th French Open title by steamrolling a sorry Kei Nishikori 6-1 6-1 6-3 to book his place in the semi-finals on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-06-05

Nadal sets up Kyrgios showdown after breezing past Sugita "Rafael Nadal set up a tantalising showdown with Nick Kyrgios after breezing into the second round of Wimbledon with a routine straight-sets win over qualifier Yuichi Sugita."...
19:52 2019-07-02

Upcoming interest rate showdown a multi-layered drama President Trump should be happy about what the Federal Reserve did on Wednesday. He should be mad as hell about what the Fed did on Wednesday. Take your pick. Both are valid statements about the possible deep-down reaction of the president. And no matter what Trump decides to say publicly — and he w...
04:52 2019-06-20

Sink-or-swim showdown beckons for Italy's fractious coalition Italy's fractious coalition partners are gearing up for a showdown this week that is likely to determine if the government will collapse, triggering autumn elections, or survive to the end of the year....
17:52 2019-07-21

Alternative saloon showdown: New Volvo S60 takes on Alfa, Peugeot and Kia When you want something more audacious than an Audi and more B-road friendly than a Beemer, where do you turn? The Volvo S60 joins the growing ranks of family-friendly four and five-door models that buck the class norms, but does it come out on top? This is a test for and of the unconventional. I...
11:13 2019-06-15

UFC 239 is now ready to order - see how to watch Saturday's Jones vs Santos showdown Set course for Paradise! A stacked UFC 239 card is just around the corner this Saturday, July 7 as the fiercest MMA fighters in the land head to the T-Mobile Arena in Nevada. And to make sure you're well prepared to watch all the action, ESPN+ has already officially opened PPV sales.There'...
18:26 2019-07-01

How much Tyson Fury will earn for Otto Wallin Las Vegas showdown Tyson Fury's journey back to the summit of boxing has several challenges yet, tonight he takes on the undefeated Otto Wallin and will earn a bumper payday in the process...
03:13 2019-09-15

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday....
20:39 2019-06-27

Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their opponents this timeHeartbreak. Four years ago that is what the Lionesses felt in Canada when they lost to Japan in their World Cup semi-final. Except Lucy ...
06:00 2019-06-17

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to close the door on his inquiry....
13:26 2019-07-20

Undocumented immigrants try to rush into US in ‘waves,’ spark showdown with CBP agents One of the biggest ports of entry along the US-Mexico border had to be shut down on Friday after a group of undocumented immigrants — nearly 50 of them — attempted to rush into the United States in “waves,” according to federal officials. The mad dash went down at the Pharr I...
05:26 2019-07-20

Argentines head to polls for primary in first Macri, Fernandez showdown Argentines have their first chance on Sunday to head to the ballot boxes in a high-stakes presidential race in which they must choose between staying the course of painful austerity measures or a return to interventionist economics....
11:26 2019-08-11

Daniel Dubois declared 'the future of heavyweight boxing' with Joe Joyce clash looming afrer Nathan Gorman KO Daniel Dubois has been hailed the 'future of heavyweight boxing' after a knockout victory over Nathan Gorman that could leave him on a collision course with fellow Brit Joe Joyce....
16:13 2019-07-14

Ex-Cowboys lineman Saousoalii Siavii Jr. Tasered twice in intense police showdown KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks has been charged with illegally possessing firearms. The US attorney’s office said Monday in announcing the charges against 40-year-old Saousoalii Siavii Jr. that he was twice stunned with a ...
04:26 2019-08-28

Tour de France: Matteo Trentin triumphs ahead of Alps showdown The Italian Matteo Trentin triumphed on the 17th stage as the favorites remain cautious ahead of a gruelling showdown in the Alps that will ultimately decide this tour. The suspense is intensifying....
22:52 2019-07-24

Summer pop diva showdown: Can Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry still compete? When Miley Cyrus became a coach on “The Voice” in 2016 and then Katy Perry joined the judges’ panel for the re-booted “American Idol” last year, it felt as if both pop divas were entering has-been territory a little before their time. While neither had quite become Paula Abdul, it was if they were c...
23:52 2019-05-31

Lakers-Clippers showdown highlights NBA’s star-studded Christmas Day schedule The slate of games revealed Friday includes a battle for L.A. bragging rights and a clash between the Rockets and Warriors at Golden State's brand new Chase Arena in San Franciso....
13:39 2019-08-03

The first trailer for 'The Walking Dead' season 10 is here and it teases a Carol and Alpha showdown AMC AMC released the first trailer for "The Walking Dead" season 10 at San Diego Comic-Con Friday afternoon and it teases a lot with Carol, Michonne, Ezekiel, and more. After killing her son last season, Carol (Melissa McBride) and Alpha (Samantha Morton) will confront one another and it looks like...
23:39 2019-07-19

Brooklyn natives Heather Hardy and Amanda Serrano set for Garden showdown It’s not listed as the main event, but it might as well be considering the location and the two combatants involved. Two of the most prominent fighters in New York women’s boxing face each other Friday night when Heather Hardy defends her WBO featherweight title against Amanda Serrano at the Hulu Th...
00:26 2019-09-13

UPDATE 1-Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, industry sources said....
13:39 2019-06-11

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound Global stocks dropped on Tuesday, hurt by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound fell to its lowest since January 2017 amid political uncertainty as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to stymie lawmakers' efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit....
10:13 2019-09-03

Bucks’ Khris Middleton braces for possible FIBA showdown with Giannis Antetokounmpo “We’re both alike,” Middleton said. “We’re not backing down from anything or anybody. I know he’s going to take that game very personally. I’m sure if he sees me on the fast break, he’s going to try to run me through the wall. And it’s the same for me."...
15:13 2019-08-09

Tennis: Kerber loses in Mallorca semis as Bencic sets up Kenin showdown Third seed Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber 2-6 7-6(2) 6-4 and reach the Mallorca Open final on Saturday....
21:26 2019-06-22

Otto Wallin using late father's words to inspire him for Tyson Fury showdown Wallin's dad Carl died in May and he's desperate to honour him when he takes on Fury in their heavyweight showdown at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this weekend...
18:00 2019-09-13

Euro 2020 qualifying: Coach Löw puts faith in Gnabry for Netherlands showdown Joachim Löw praised Serge Gnabry's "speed and technique" as he confirmed the forward will start against the Netherlands in Hamburg. However, his Bayern Munich teammate Leon Goretzka will miss out through injury....
21:00 2019-09-05

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for consideration by the full House....
14:00 2019-07-09

Mack Horton backed to regain form as Sun Yang showdown pulls into view Olympic champion underwhelmed in trialsAustralian on course to meet Chinese rival in GwangjuThe signs are good that Olympic champion Mack Horton will overcome underwhelming trials form and regain his mojo at this week’s world swimming titles in South Korea. Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren is c...
15:26 2019-07-19

Nadal sets up Federer semi-final showdown 11 years after last Wimbledon meeting "Rafael Nadal ended an 11-year wait for a fourth Wimbledon showdown with Roger Federer after brushing Sam Querrey aside in the quarter-finals on Wednesday."...
21:52 2019-07-10

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
02:13 2019-08-22

U.S. Open tennis: Coco Gauff sets up third-round showdown with Naomi Osaka American teenage phenom Cori "Coco" Gauff defeated Hungary's Timea Babos to set up a third-round showdown with No. 1 seed Naomi Osaka in the 2019 U.S. Open....
07:00 2019-08-30

Ronaldo and Van Dijk showdown gives UEFA dream final for debut Nations League "When UEFA unveiled the detailed plans for the Nations League, more than four years ago, many were sceptical about whether the new competition would be anything more than a glorified series of friendly matches."...
18:13 2019-06-08

Texas coach Tom Herman not talking about past interest in LSU job ahead of showdown vs. Tigers Tom Herman was a top candidate for the LSU job in 2016. But that was before he decided on going to Texas. Now the schools are meeting Saturday.       ...
02:52 2019-09-05

Liberal presidential hopefuls Sanders, Warren face 2020 showdown in New Hampshire The simmering rivalry between progressives Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, presidential contenders with similar policies but sharply different styles, is headed for a showdown in New Hampshire....
14:13 2019-09-04

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Mahrez magic sets up Senegal showdown Algeria will face Senegal in the final after a 95th minute free-kick by Riyad Mahrez settled a close semifinal. Their opponents beat Tunisia in the earlier semifinal, which was settled by an extra time own goal....
10:00 2019-07-15

Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre golf together for Team NFL at Baha Mar Showdown in Bahamas How does Aaron Rodgers describe his golf game in one word? "Inconsistent." The Packers QB had Brett Favre on his Team NFL at tournament in the Bahamas.       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key demand placed on the head coach upon his appointmen...
22:52 2019-05-26

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
18:26 2019-07-17

Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown 'Being a little chubby kid, underestimated and told I’m not going to be nothing, to do something is going to be good.' Andy Ruiz receives encouragement from Canelo and Chavez The post Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown appeared first on Boxing News....
21:52 2019-05-29

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
10:00 2019-09-10

Deontay Wilder to fight Luis Ortiz in fall as Joshua showdown remains on hold Wilder announces he’s signed deal for rematch with Cuban in fallWBC champ is coming off first-round KO of Dominic BreazealeThe long-awaited title unification fight between Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua won’t be happening in 2019.Wilder, who’s held the WBC’s version of the fractured heavyweight c...
02:39 2019-05-29

WWE Super ShowDown: Undertaker beats Goldberg, Mansoor scores shock battle royal win The Undertaker prevailed over Goldberg in a match with an ending we'd like to forget to close out WWE's Super ShowDown event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia....
02:52 2019-06-08

Sportwatch: Power win AFL Showdown as Crusaders claim 10th Super Rugby title – as it happened AFL: Power beat Crows; Bombers beat Swans; Tigers beat SunsSuper Rugby: Crusaders 19-3 Jaguares 10.24am BST And with that, I’ll bid you adieu. Don’t forget, the Cricket World Cup clash between Australia and South Africa starts at 10:30pm AEST, and our liveblog, manned by the ever-excellent duo of Ge...
12:00 2019-07-06

Boxing News at Five: Joshua says Wilder KO was in his head against Ruiz Jnr, Feigenbutz eyes Eubank Jnr showdown Anthony Joshua was spooked by Deontay Wilder's KO of Dominic Breazeale, and Vincent Feigenbutz is knocking on Chris Eubank Jnr's door The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua says Wilder KO was in his head against Ruiz Jnr, Feigenbutz eyes Eubank Jnr showdown appeared first on Boxing News....
20:39 2019-08-08

Luann de Lesseps on Real Housewives of New York City Showdown: I Think Bethenny Frankel's Got a Lot of Anger "You're intolerable." And with that, Bethenny Frankel was off! She unloaded on Luann de Lesseps while The Real Housewives of New York City stars were on a trip to Miami. The scene in......
17:26 2019-06-13

Deontay Wilder insists Anthony Joshua showdown will happen after obliterating Dominic Breazeale Deontay Wilder sends out chilling message to heavyweight rivals Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury with brutal victory The post Deontay Wilder insists Anthony Joshua showdown will happen after obliterating Dominic Breazeale appeared first on Boxing News....
17:13 2019-05-21

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson braces for showdown as rebel MPs launch bid to block no-deal Boris Johnson today faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
07:52 2019-09-03

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyses pound Global stocks faced headwinds on Tuesday, stymied by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows as Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated he could call an election to block lawmakers' efforts to avert a no-deal Brexit....
07:52 2019-09-03

WWE Super Showdown: Seth Rollins wins and survives Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker and Goldberg battle Seth Rollins was able to retain his Universal Championship on Friday at WWE Super Showdown which took place at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia....
03:39 2019-06-08

Iranian gunboats backed away in a showdown with a Royal Navy frigate after staring down the barrel of the 'perfect weapon' During a stand-off involving a Royal Navy frigate, an oil tanker, and three Iranian gunboats on Wednesday, the British warship HMS Montrose trained its deck guns on the Iranian vessels, CNN first reported, citing US and UK officials. The HMS Montrose is armed with two automated, rapid-fire 30mm deck...
20:13 2019-07-12

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to reach Wimbledon final showdown with Novak Djokovic SportsPulse: Roger Federer is into the title match at Wimbledon after a semifinal victory over longtime rival Rafael Nadal. USA TODAY Sports' Dan Wolken breaks down Federer's showdown in the final against Novak Djokovic.       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
22:26 2019-08-13

'Don’t touch me like that!': video shows trans women forcibly removed from an LA bar – video A video posted to social media show a group of transgender women being forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. The women said they had earlier been harassed by a straight couple at a downtown bar called Las Perlas. Mobile phone footage shows one security guard putting his arms around a woman as she...
21:13 2019-08-27

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces showdown as rebels' bid to block no-deal... with October 14 snap general election expected if they win Boris Johnson faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election on October 14 if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
07:52 2019-09-03

England and Bangladesh 'resentment' that fuels World Cup showdown If Bangladesh's opening World Cup victory over South Africa and the mighty fright they gave New Zealand on Wednesday alerted many to the threat they pose England on Saturday, the tournament hosts were not among them....
01:39 2019-06-07

Boxer Keith Thurman on Saturday showdown with Manny Pacquiao: 'This is a legacy fight' Keith Thurman is 29-0 and holds the WBA world welterweight title. He’s just days from the biggest fight of his life – a meeting with Manny Pacquiao       ...
14:00 2019-07-19

Cities prepare for showdown with Trump over ICE raids: You 'have to come through us' Immigrant communities are scared over reports that ICE may begin deportation raids Sunday and separate more families in major cities across the U.S.        ...
03:26 2019-07-13

Bulletin Board Graduation guidance, e-learning around the globe, a scholarship program for refugees — and more. A collection of views and news from a special report on Learning....
10:39 2019-06-07

One Of The Best WW2 Board Games Is Now Even Better Memoir 44 was already one of the great tactical board games, stripping the rules of war down to their barest bones and emphasising speed and fun over rulers and fine print. Now, with the release of an expansion that adds aircraft miniatures to the game, it’s even more fun....
02:00 2019-08-09

The Best Board Game Ever, Now Cheaper Than Ever I realize that you’re not used to paying $93 for a board game, but you should make an exception for Gloomhaven. It’s Board Game Geek’s #1 board game ever, and is “astoundingly good” according to Ars Technica. Hell, it weighs 20 pounds! It was also a finalist in our recent board game Co-Op on The Inv...
19:52 2019-05-23

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramping up on emergent video formats to drive new and ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run Seven months after he was canned by President Trump, ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions remains mired in the commander in chief’s doghouse, and likely won’t get White House backing if he decides to run for his old Senate seat. Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said he had spoken with Sessions, a former Cot...
22:39 2019-07-11

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
02:52 2019-06-17

The futuristic train that's complete with an on-board gym We check out the concept train, designed Germany's state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, that could give a glimpse into the future of the daily commute....
13:52 2019-07-01

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2019 Enlarge / A sea of gamers prepares to storm the hall to snatch up the most coveted games before they sell out at Gen Con 2019. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) INDIANAPOLIS—If it's early August, you can count on one thing: we're gonna be in downtown Indianapolis with 70,000 other board gamers, forgoing s...
02:39 2019-08-11

2019’s “Board Game of the Year” goes to Just One Enlarge / The 2019 Spiel des Jahres nominees. (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Of the many “board game of the year” awards handed out each year, the most prestigious is unquestionably the "Spiel des Jahres" prize. Judged by a panel of German critics, the long-running award earns the winner a boost in pr...
22:00 2019-07-23

New man on the board to clean up Deutsche Bank's act The Qatari-backed lawyer tasked with trying to draw a line under Deutsche Bank's regulatory scandals has risen rapidly at the German bank, jumping to the management board after three years as a "sparring partner" on the bank's supervisory body....
23:26 2019-07-17

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
09:39 2019-07-25

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest on board.Greenpeace activists say they scaled the 27,000-tonne rig –...
00:13 2019-06-10

IndiGo To Expand Board To 10 Members The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sought "information or explanation" from the airline. Market regulator Sebi is also looking in the alleged governance lapses....
08:13 2019-07-22

The new Raspberry Pi 4 board has a serious USB-C charging issue you should know about The Raspberry Pi 4 board was launched only a few weeks ago, featuring up to 4GB of RAM, support for 4K displays and USB-C connectivity. But buyers only needed a few weeks to discover their brand new mini-computers pack a serious USB-C issue that could render them useless, at least until you figure o...
20:13 2019-07-10

Company Of Heroes Is Now A Board Game Relic’s classic Company of Heroes is, on the PC at least, the perfect RTS. It’s now trying to do something similar on a tabletop, with the impending release of a board game version of the game....
04:26 2019-06-05

New-look board for drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim will enter next year with a new-look executive board after the retirement of two of its top executives and another of the positions on the six-person executive board becoming redundant....
19:00 2019-08-26

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for Conservative voices on Facebook‘s board rejected w...
09:00 2019-05-31

BJP Parliamentary Board To Meet In Delhi Today The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet today, sources said. The meeting will take place at 6 pm today at the party headquarters in the national capital....
13:13 2019-06-17

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
13:26 2019-05-28

Activist Investor Challenges AT&T Over Strategy, Board 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....
00:52 2019-09-10

The new Terminator board game is actually worth your time Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Even Terminator has a board game now. In the “golden age” of tabletop gaming, companies and licensing have brought us a wealth of titles, including those th...
22:00 2019-07-20

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system. Here are my experiences so far....
14:00 2019-07-12

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members’ concerns that the plan remains unfinished and could strip power from popular subways boss Andy Byford. Boosters hope the controversial plan, which p...
03:39 2019-07-25

Rescue under way as 'boat on fire' with 30 on board in California The US Coast Guard has said it has launched a rescue operation to help more than 30 people "in distress" following a reported boat fire off the coast of southern California....
15:52 2019-09-02

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
19:26 2019-06-27

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
08:26 2019-07-19

| SABC COO's fate expected to be one of board's first decisions South African Broadcasting Corporation spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu told Fin24 that it is expected that chief operating officer Chris Maroleng’s fate will be one of the first things that the board will have to decide....
14:33 2019-05-21

Bayer to reduce size of management board to five Bayer management board members Hartmut Klusik and Kemal Malik will leave at the end of the year without a replacement, as the German drugmaker reduces its board to five seats to cut costs....
18:52 2019-09-10

Trentin jubilation - best of on-board cameras on Stage 17 "The on-board cameras at this year’s Tour de France have given an incredible insight into riding within the peloton, and on Stage 17 it was Matteo Trentin joy."...
05:39 2019-08-03

Advisory board: Don’t name officers involved in shootings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A public advisory board in Wichita, Kansas, is now recommending that officers involved in shootings should not be named, citing worries about possible death threats to the families of the officers. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Citizen Review Board has chang...
15:00 2019-05-29

Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel Looking like a superhero, the French inventor of an airborne hoverboard glided partway over the English Channel on his personal flying machine then crashed into the water...
18:26 2019-07-31

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
16:13 2019-06-10

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
18:26 2019-05-28

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vaguest sizzle reel ever. But that might not be the only...
23:52 2019-07-09

Baker Hughes says GE's presence on its board to shrink Baker Hughes said on Tuesday it would repurchase $250 million worth of its stock from General Electric Co and the industrial conglomerate's presence in the oilfield services company's board would shrink to one from five....
23:26 2019-09-10

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil wells in the North Sea.Two protesters climbed on to the 27,000-tonne platform as it was being towed ou...
11:00 2019-06-10

SAT 'adversity score' dropped by College Board The head of the College Board said Tuesday that the company is dropping the so-called "adversity score" as a supplement to the SAT college admissions test after heavy pushback from critics....
02:52 2019-08-28

Eight great board games we played at PAX Unplugged Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. PAX Unplugged, the tabletop board gaming conference that emerged from the PAX video game conference empire, took place in Philadelphia last week. It was big...
15:39 2019-05-21

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
19:39 2019-07-12

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none has gone to the Yankees due to Hal Steinbrenner a...
07:13 2019-06-07

Women's Share of Board Seats Rises to 20% One-fifth of board seats at the Russell 3000 index of public companies were held by women in the second quarter, up from 19% in the previous quarter and a sign of change as U.S. corporations face pressure to diversify....
12:00 2019-09-11

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic backgrounds. Charry Stover is a Tucson-based math a...
10:00 2019-05-26

Board game blowout: Gen Con 2019 in pictures Welcome to Gen Con. INDIANAPOLIS—Gen Con, America's biggest and longest-running board game extravaganza, held its 52nd annual convention in downtown Indianapolis this past weekend, and we were there once again to take it all in. The convention is kind of like...
20:39 2019-08-06

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, with 82 missing....
19:39 2019-07-04

Nissan Board to Meet on CEO Succession Plan Nissan Motor’s board will discuss on Monday a plan to replace Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, and if directors approve the plan it would set in motion a formal search for candidates....
19:39 2019-09-08

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Buster Keaton approached the Life magazine film critic Robert E Sherwood, to write a script set on an under-construction New York skyscraper. In it, Keat...
21:00 2019-06-07

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing location for asylum seekers. Since January, the Casa Alitas program through Catholic Community Services has housed thousands of asylum seekers at Tucson...
22:39 2019-07-22

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurry up, fellow kids sniggering behind your back. God...
22:39 2019-07-03

GOES-17 Mishap Investigation Board Study Completed A Mishap Investigation Board appointed by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has identified the most likely cause for an instrument issue aboard NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-17 satellite that launched March 1, 2018 from Cape Canaver...
23:13 2019-08-01

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prada, Gucci and Saint Laurent all gave the leather dr...
21:00 2019-06-14

A first look at Disney+ Disney isn't holding anything back at its D23 Expo. The company kicked off the event on Thursday with a couple of major reveals, including that of its new Avenger Campus theme park and a Disney+ docu-series that will focus on the people behind its mo......
13:13 2019-08-24

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
17:26 2019-05-31

The lone all-male board in the S&P 500 just added a woman to its ranks Copart, the online vehicle auction company, became the final company to add a woman to its board. The announcement was made less than a week after The Washington Post published an analysis about the growth of female directors that noted Copart's lone status....
18:13 2019-07-31

WeWork adds woman to its board after backlash ahead of IPO WeWork owner, The We Company, said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million (4.8 million) payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word "We" ahead of a planned initial public offering....
15:00 2019-09-04

On board the warships ready to deter Iranian forces Fast jets, spy planes and helicopters fly scores of sorties every day from a US aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea, positioned within striking distance of Iran....
07:39 2019-08-12

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
00:13 2019-06-22

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The Castles of Burgundy has long been one of my favorite strategy board games, a 90-120 minute ...
15:39 2019-05-21

IMF board to meet for informal session about Argentina -spokesperson The executive board of the International Monetary Fund will meet for an "informal information session" on Friday to discuss recent events in Argentina, an IMF spokesman said....
08:39 2019-08-31

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post notices to remind employees of their federal rights. T...
22:52 2019-09-13

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:52 2019-05-31

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later, he endorsed “serious discussions” on “meaningful”...
21:00 2019-08-14

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing....
19:13 2019-05-31

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but th...
19:26 2019-06-27

The College Board is replacing the so-called adversity score associated with the SAT NBC NEWS-The College Board will not assign an “adversity score” for students taking the SAT. The single score would have been calculated by combining 15 factors, including their socioeconomic background and high school information. Instead, there will be a new tool in its place called l...
03:13 2019-08-29

Another NRA board member resigns as turmoil sweeps through organization A fourth person has resigned from the National Rifle Association’s Board of Directors amid inner turmoil sweeping through the top ranks of the gun-rights group, according to a report. Julie Golob, a gun rights advocate and professional sport shooter, announced Monday she was resigning from the...
17:39 2019-08-13

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game entitle......
16:13 2019-07-18

Serve Your Fancy Cheese Board at Room Temperature Cheese is best stored in a cheese cave or the refrigerator (if you’re a peasant), but eating cold cheese—straight from the fridge—is, I am sad to day, a dumb move....
20:13 2019-09-02

Some Of Our Favorite Board Games Have Employee Cameos On The Cards Fantasy Flight, the publishers of some of the biggest and best board games around (from Star Wars to Arkham to Game of Thrones), have a little tradition going among staff: once you’ve worked there for five years, you get to appear as a character in one of their games....
03:52 2019-08-14

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard, and today we're answering (again) by reprising o...
15:39 2019-05-21

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:26 2019-06-21

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
16:39 2019-05-21

Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game If you never spent a Friday night scouring the racks at Blockbuster for movies and snacks, you clicked on the wrong article. ‘90s kids (and ‘80s babies) knew exactly how much fun could be had by trolling around Blockbuster for an hour or two every weekend. Sadly, we have to settle for Netflix, Hulu,...
03:00 2019-06-04

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Abstract, family-style board games are all the rage...
15:39 2019-05-21

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the candidate Tuesday due to on-going personnel negotiatio...
14:26 2019-06-18

Georgia parole board considers clemency for condemned man ATLANTA (AP) — The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. Wilson and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death i...
17:00 2019-06-19

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun? Last summer, the board game Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg w...
15:39 2019-05-21

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti, former ATP executive Weller Evans finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on ATP board        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’s second-largest school district has moved to end random student searches at secondary schools. The board of the Los Angeles Unified School District vo...
06:26 2019-06-19

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raiders of the North Sea, out this week on PC, Switch and mobile, is very good....
01:39 2019-08-02

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began well enough, with enthusiastic people enjoying each ot...
15:39 2019-05-21

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, using more technology in the classroom. Superintend...
04:39 2019-06-21

Reddit 'quarantines' its biggest pro-Trump message board Visitors to the subreddit The_Donald will see warning about its ‘encouragement of violence towards police and officials’Reddit has taken steps to “quarantine” the largest pro-Donald Trump community on its site, The_Donald, due to “repeated rule-breaking behavior” and, in recent days, “encouragement ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Occidental Pushes Back on Icahn's Board Plan Leaders of Occidental Petroleum are pushing their shareholders to reject billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s bid to replace four directors at the company....
01:52 2019-07-23

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
22:13 2019-07-13

Nissan board has no plans to ask CEO Saikawa to resign, report says Nissan's board is expected to discuss potential disciplinary action against CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday after he admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures....
20:13 2019-09-06

Nadal, Federer joining Djokovic on ATP leadership board Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council to reshape board roiled by conflict        ...
23:26 2019-08-08

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding with......
17:52 2019-08-06

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des Jahres" trophy, were announced this week and featur...
15:26 2019-05-25

Remarkable scenes on brutal Stage 2 - on-board footage "We look at some of the best on-board footage from a very tough Stage 2 of La Vuelta 2019 with some brutal challenges for the riders. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
20:39 2019-08-26

Azul Will Be the Prettiest Board Game In Your Collection, and It's Down To Its Best Price Ever Azul was Board Game Geek’s #1 most played board game last summer, and cracked our readers’ favorite video game list, and you can add it to your own collection for $20 from Amazon. That’s an all-time low price, but you don’t really need much of an excuse to buy this one....
05:00 2019-08-06

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
00:26 2019-06-28

Trump’s Fed board choice calls for rate reduction President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, Judy Shelton, is calling on the Fed to lower interest rates by 50 basis points as soon as next week. “Even a 50-basis-point reduction would still keep the Fed funds rate well above zero,” Shelton told the Washington Post in an email Monday. “I...
14:00 2019-07-23

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
16:39 2019-05-27

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” with its leadership. “As a physician and pub...
07:26 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapchat, was booted after only two months. His removal...
01:13 2019-06-09

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing the first African American woman on its national governing board. Wilhelmena Rhodes Kelly is from the New York City borough of Queens. Kelly and others i...
18:52 2019-06-29

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a statement she was forced out after “philosophical...
00:52 2019-07-17

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
00:39 2019-07-16

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services for $100 dollars a year. If the board okays the lease, the former juvenile jail, which now sits empty, will become the new temp...
12:01 2019-07-22

Indian plane wreckage found; fate of 13 on board not known The Indian air force says it has spotted the wreckage of its AN-32 transport plane nine days after it went missing near the border with China, but the fate of 13 people on board is still not known....
13:26 2019-06-11

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practice match against Pakistan....
20:00 2019-06-10

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
23:39 2019-06-12

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 about five months ago, according to THE CIT...
21:39 2019-05-23

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant is shutting......
04:13 2019-07-15

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Cuomo finally vowed on Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have straphangers at their wits’ end, Cuomo said the “ongoing revelation...
06:00 2019-06-10

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
20:26 2019-06-13

Interserve lines up Aggreko's Hanna for board role One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced into administration earlier this year....
04:39 2019-08-22

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockp...
15:00 2019-06-15

The Londoner: Politicos board good ship gossip In today's diary: Politicos board good ship gossip | Operational Yellowhammer encourages camping | Margaret Atwood asks if we're seeing a return to Charles I | Daks sneak in a quick show before Fashion Week officially begins...
12:52 2019-09-12

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-07-12

WeWork adds woman to its board in face of backlash WeWork owner The We Company said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word “We” ahead of a planned initial public offering. The moves come after criticism of The We Company’s IPO...
04:39 2019-09-05

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man’s life ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn’t cause the death for which he was condemned. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. He and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder in...
20:26 2019-06-17

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
19:00 2019-07-05

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO’s second-term prospects in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg....
21:52 2019-05-21

U.S. requests U.N. nuclear watchdog's board meet on Iran The United States has requested a special meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

Kentucky school board wants Ark Encounter to pay higher taxes The Grant County Board of Education says the county is undervaluing the life-size replica of Noah's Ark in Northern Kentucky.        ...
13:39 2019-08-28

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
14:39 2019-06-13

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn't cause the death for which he was condemned....
21:00 2019-06-17

UAW board member charged with embezzling union funds Vance Pearson, a 17-year UAW employee who succeeded President Gary Jones as Region 5 director in Missouri last year, is among the current and former officials cited in an investigator’s affidavit as authorizing and concealing union-funded purchases of “luxury items and accommodations for their own p...
00:26 2019-09-13

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the board....
20:13 2019-06-27

Sunnyside Little Leaguers honored by County Board of Supervisors TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that came within a victory of making it to the Little League World Series received a special honor from the Pima County Board of Supervisors.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
16:39 2019-08-20

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
19:00 2019-07-24

Disney D23 Fan Expo Fans came from all over the United States to celebrate Disney, Marvel, Pixar and 20th Century Fox at the D23 Expo in Anaheim.       ...
02:26 2019-08-24

Here's How You Can Get Disney+ for $4 a Month There are still two and a half months before Disney launches its new streaming service, but if you are ready to commit to the platform, and Disney’s fan club, then you can get Disney+ for cheaper than Netflix and Hulu.Read more......
00:00 2019-08-28

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA board members must reside in one of the 12 counties se...
04:13 2019-06-18

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-06-13

I Will Sell You My Kidneys For This 1914 Indian Board Track Motorcycle Board track racing is one of the most fascinatingly terrifying forms of motor racing, but I never thought it would actually be feasible to get my hands on one of the beautiful machines that actually competed. But now that one has popped up on Mecum, I would be more than happy to trade my organs for ...
20:13 2019-08-01

Carl Icahn wins two seats on Cloudera’s board in settlement Cloudera said on Monday it would give two board seats to Carl Icahn as part of an agreement with the activist investor to limit his ownership in the data analytics company to 20 percent. Icahn had disclosed a 12.6 percent stake in Cloudera earlier this month and said he could seek seats on the compa...
18:26 2019-08-12

Kahn to join Bayern board, will replace Rummenigge as CEO in 2022 "Former Bayern Munich captain Oliver Kahn is set to return to the club as a board member next year and will take over as chief executive in 2022, the German Bundesliga club said on Friday."...
16:13 2019-08-30

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Detroit hurries to board vacant houses after serial slayings Stanley Allen mowed the lawn at a vacant house next to his Detroit home as teams of police and city workers scoured nearby empty houses as part of an investigation into a suspected serial killer who used similar structures as stash houses for the bodies of at least three women....
22:52 2019-06-13

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest -source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-07-09

RBI Board May Discuss Dividend Payment To Government On Monday: Report The RBI follows July-June financial year and the dividend is usually distributed in August after annual accounts are finalised. For FY20, the government has pegged a Rs 9,000 crore dividend from the......
21:00 2019-08-25

Rice group wins board control at gas producer EQT, new CEO to be named A pair of brothers has won control of the board of directors of natural gas producer EQT Corp, and one of them, Toby Rice, is expected to be named chief executive officer later on Wednesday, the company said....
15:52 2019-07-10

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
04:13 2019-07-10

Pima County Board of Supervisors to vote on eco-resort for cyclists TUCSON – Southern Arizona is a popular destination for cyclists and one local couple has a plan to bring more cyclists in. It is called Bike Ranch and it would be a resort geared for bikes, but it needs approval by the Pima County Board of Supervisors. BIKE RANCH: this morning Pima County Boa...
15:52 2019-07-02

Trump Suspends Tariffs on Board Games and Toys from China, for Now Anyway It looks like board games, toys, and video games won’t be seeing a monumental price hike anytime soon. President Donald Trump has announced that he’s suspended the planned $300 billion worth of additional tariffs against select imported goods from China—although, knowing Trump, this could easily be ...
19:52 2019-07-02

From student message board to open-source CMS: a Q&A with the creator of Drupal Drupal has completely changed the way large organisations think about and build their digital estate.The open source content management system (CMS), which was founded in the year 2000, is now used by some of the world’s biggest brands like Warner Music, Virgin Sport, Princess Cruises and Wil...
17:13 2019-06-03

Puerto Rico oversight board defends plan as way out of bankruptcy Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Monday defended a new agreement with creditors, saying it will result in an affordable and sustainable debt level and allow the U.S. commonwealth to exit bankruptcy next year....
00:00 2019-06-18

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: source Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy, to the natural gas producer, people familiar......
23:52 2019-07-09

Angry residents bash Brooklyn community board for buying $26K SUV Ticked off Brooklyn residents slammed a local community board for spending $26,000 in public funds on an SUV at a meeting Tuesday evening — the first meeting since news of the purchase was made public. About 70 people showed up Community Board 1 meeting in Williamsburg, with a dozen or so people spe...
11:52 2019-06-12

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally. The Fort Worth Independent School District board voted 8-0 at a special meeting Tuesday night to terminate Carter-Riverside...
06:26 2019-06-05

Too soon to ditch Neil Woodford but Patient Capital's board needs a shake-up Investors ought to tell the directors: move aside and get some independent faces in the boardroomThe five directors of Woodford Patient Capital Trust would like to remind the world that they exist. It’s been hard to tell the past week.The board of the investment trust employs Neil Woodford to manage...
21:00 2019-06-10

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
04:26 2019-06-06

GoAir Passenger Not Allowed To Board Plane For Refusing To Be Frisked Low-cost carrier GoAir on Tuesday said it did not allow a passenger to board an aircraft at the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal after he refused to undergo a mandatory second security check and......
04:13 2019-08-14

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, warning that a solution could not be imposed on Palestinians....
21:39 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer confidence dips in August - Conference Board U.S. consumer confidence retreated a bit in August as optimism on the present situation improved to its highest since late 2000, offsetting a weakening in the outlook on economic conditions, the Conference Board said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-08-27

Renault Board Is Studying 'With Interest' Fiat Chrysler Proposal Renault said it is going to take more time to weigh a merger proposal from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, a deal that would create the world’s third-largest auto maker by production....
21:26 2019-06-04

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign that Robert Mueller’s shaky testimony did little to arrest the momentum inside the caucus for that politically explosive step. ...
21:00 2019-08-02

State Board Of Elections Certifies Primary Election Results FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– After fixing nearly 50 errors, the state board of elections officially certified the results of last month’s primary Friday. “This is standard procedure that happens in elections. The election’s been certified. It takes a number of people to run a suc...
23:01 2019-06-07

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board of directors Scott Gottlieb, who stepped down as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner in April, will join Pfizer's board of directors, the company announced Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-27

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

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive to the ABC board in 2017, despite the fact that s...
17:39 2019-08-04

Cuomo wants to bend rules for MTA board pick Robert Mujica Because Mujica lives in Columbia County near Albany, he is ineligible to serve on the MTA board under a statue stating that member must reside in the 12-county downstate region that the authority serves....
06:13 2019-06-17

BMW board to decide on future of CEO Krueger at July meeting, report says A German newspaper reported that if BMW CEO Harald Krueger doesn't get a contract extension, there are two internal frontrunners for the top job, but there has been no formal decision....
20:26 2019-06-27

Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if......
10:13 2019-08-02

Milkman's Daughter Tops Rajasthan's Class 10 Board Exams Rajasthan Exam Results 2019: Sheela Jat, a milkman's daughter from Rajasthan capital Jaipur, topped the state board's Class 10 exams by securing 595 marks out of 600 or 99.17 per cent, as per the......
02:52 2019-06-04

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its members....
09:13 2019-06-22

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets: sources Renault directors were preparing to review Fiat Chrysler's (FCA) $35 billion merger offer on Tuesday, after the Italian-American carmaker resolved differences with the French government overnight, three sources said....
14:26 2019-06-04

FCA-Renault bid clears French hurdles as board meets, report says The compromise on French government influence over a combined FCA-Renault may clear the way for Renault's board to approve a framework agreement beginning the long process of a full merger, unless new issues surface at the meeting....
15:26 2019-06-04

Spain makes new offer to charity boat with migrants on board Spain on Sunday offered to allow a charity boat situated off the coast of Italy with more than 100 people on board to dock at the nearest Spanish port after the Open Arms charity rejected a plan to dock in Algeciras because it was too far away....
04:52 2019-08-19

Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rejoined the board of General Dynamics Corp on Wednesday, seven months after quitting his job in the Trump administration over disagreements about foreign policy, the defense contractor said....
22:39 2019-08-07

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration over Hampton’s depleted staff. ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Elections board delays certifying Kentucky primary results FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky election officials have delayed certifying statewide primary election results after the state’s chief election official identified a series of discrepancies in vote counts. The discrepancies won’t change any outcomes of last month’s primary election. ...
20:13 2019-06-04

Ex-Miami school board member, 81, shoots at police in chase PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say an 81-year-old former Miami-Dade educator and school board member shot at officers during a chase, before crashing his car. Citing a Pembroke Pines police release, The Miami Herald reports Solomon Stinson faces charges in a series of events Sunday th...
08:52 2019-06-03

NRA board members defend LaPierre’s push for Texas mansion LaPierre told associates he needed a more secure place to live because he was worried about being targeted after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....
04:26 2019-08-08

College Board drops so-called 'adversity score' for SAT takers The group that administers the SAT announced it will abandon its plan to assign students an adversity score to provide college admissions officers with information about their social and economic backgrounds....
05:26 2019-08-28

La Scala board to decide new manager amid backstage turmoil La Scala’s board is meeting to decide a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose money-making but sometimes troubled 5-year mandate expires in February...
23:01 2019-06-28

Cuomo uses sports analogy to defend Lynton’s removal from MTA board ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday defended his decision to replace new MTA board-appointee Michael Lynton as a simple swapping of players. “The way a coach will shift players depending on what’s happening on the court…Michael Lynton who’s great and is from the tech world and I think could ...
05:39 2019-06-12

First independents quietly named to Condé Nast’s board months ago Condé Nast, home of The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Vogue, quietly expanded its board to eight members months ago and added two prominent executives to the board as independent directors: former Forbes Chief Executive Mike Perlis and former Gucci CEO Domenico De Sole, Media Ink has exclusively learn...
10:39 2019-06-28

Former defense secretary Jim Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former defense secretary Jim Mattis has been elected to the board of General Dynamics, the company announced after a vote on Wednesday, allowing him to reclaim a powerful position at the top of Americ......
21:00 2019-08-08

Korg made a golf putting board with built-in metronome Japanese company Korg doesn't just make your typical synths, tuners and various electronic musical instruments: it also offers some pretty specialized and unusual devices. It has a line of in-ear metronomes that can help you dance or play golf better......
00:52 2019-06-23

WeWork to Add First Woman Board Member, Undo Trademark Deal The office-space startup said it would appoint Frances Frei, a Harvard Business School professor, to the board of directors after criticism ahead of a planned IPO. WeWork also plans to unwind a transaction with its CEO....
05:13 2019-09-05

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn the retro video game company he once led into a sho...
06:26 2019-07-19

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined Co-Founder of FC Tucson Demitri Downing in sandboar...
13:39 2019-05-22

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned...
15:39 2019-05-21

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
03:00 2019-05-25

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance While insisting the focus is now on alliance operations, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard stopped short of ruling out either a full Renault-Nissan merger or a revival of deal talks with FCA....
22:39 2019-07-18

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
23:26 2019-07-10

These were the passengers and crew members on board the California dive boat Thirty-nine avid divers, families and crew members on board the Conception were resting after a day of diving and gourmet meals when flames engulfed the vessel in the predawn hours of Labor Day....
06:39 2019-09-04

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

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
21:52 2019-07-16

TUSD board delays Family Life Curriculum vote TUCSON — The Tucson Unified School District’s Governing Board has delayed a vote on proposed changes to the Family Life Curriculum. The new curriculum would include aspects of sex education, including topics like gender identity and the LGBTQ community. The curriculum is opt-in. That means par...
18:26 2019-09-11

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics company to detail its cloud strategy....
15:00 2019-05-21

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
17:39 2019-05-23

Warren Kanders Quits Whitney Board After Tear Gas Protests Days after eight artists left the Whitney Biennial, the vice chairman stepped down amid criticism of how his company’s law enforcement supplies are used....
17:52 2019-07-31

Ms Monopoly board game sees women players get paid more LONDON, Sept 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Monopoly is turning the gender pay gap upside down with a new version of the board game where women earn more than men, its creators - inspired by female trailblazers - said on Tuesday....
19:13 2019-09-10

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote, completed at Gannett’s annual meeting in McLean, amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group -- possibly a final one -- of Alden’s attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January....
16:00 2019-05-21

Fiat Chrysler puts merger offer to Renault board Fiat Chrysler has made a "transformative" merger proposal to Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said, in a deal that would create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....
10:01 2019-05-27

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read our review) for years, showing demos as far back as...
15:39 2019-05-21

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and the government's solicitor general in the Car Wash corruption case, the company said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive officer and board chairman at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:26 2019-05-29

Parole board releases notorious nursery school pedophile A former nursery worker known as Britain’s worst female pedophile was recently granted parole because she wasn’t considered a “significant risk” to children, according to a new report. Vanessa George, 49, of Plymouth, Devon, who was the special needs coordinator at the Little Teds nursery in Plymout...
22:39 2019-07-11

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
00:00 2019-07-19

Former Opel CEO Neumann joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann has joined the board of California-based Apex.AI, which is working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles....
17:13 2019-05-24

Budget Data 100% Above Board, Every Number Authentic: Nirmala Sitharaman Amid a debate over variance in numbers in the Economic Survey and the Budget, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said both the documents present consistent picture and her budget numbers......
07:26 2019-07-11