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Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores

Dollar Tree is adding alcohol to about 1,000 Family Dollar stores in its latest effort to turn around the struggling chain.        ...

Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores

Source: usatoday.com

Family Dollar to begin selling alcohol in 1,000 stores MATTHEWS, N.C. (CNN Newsource) – Discount retailer Family Dollar is adding booze to boost sales. According to USA Today, about 1,000 stores will start selling alcohol. The chain announced in March it will close nearly 400 stores this year on top of the more than 120 it closed in 2018. It will ...
00:52 2019-05-31

CBOE Begins Disseminating Volatility Index Values on Three of CME Group’s FX Options Contracts: Dollar/Euro, Dollar/Bp and Dollar/Yen CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it began disseminating values for three new volatility indexes that CBOE calculates using the prices of CME Dollar/Euro, Dollar/British Pound and Dollar/Japanese Yen futures opt...
03:39 2019-05-22

Living with a huge, 5000mAh-battery phone, and why 1000-dollar phones don't have one A couple of weeks ago, my SIM card found itself inside a phone quite unlike the rest. I switched to the Asus ZenFone 6, a Snapdragon 855-powered phone that stands out with its no-notch display, flippy camera module, and $499 starting price. But its best feature could be its big battery – a 5000mAh c...
19:52 2019-05-27

Dollar Tree cuts profit forecast as costs rise Dollar Tree cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, citing costs related to store closures and freight, sending its shares down 4% in trading before the bell....
15:26 2019-05-30

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities' access to healthy food....
21:26 2019-07-21

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc and Dollar Tree Inc have joined other companies in their opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, Macs, and single-serve coffee brewers....
20:13 2019-06-20

U.S. dollar stores warn of tariff hit after reporting upbeat sales Two of America's largest dollar store chains warned on Thursday that rising tariffs due to escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing would hit U.S. shoppers, after reporting strong quarterly sales that sent their shares up about 6%....
22:26 2019-05-30

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
02:39 2019-06-21

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit press the US to drop China tariff plan Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
15:39 2019-06-21

Bargain shopping for video games, gaming accessories can pay off at dollar stores Video game junkies can find treasures at dollar stores. The bargains include headphones, batteries, chargers, other accessories and 'Titanfall 2.'        ...
14:52 2019-05-25

UPDATE 5-Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers....
04:00 2019-06-21

Malls are struggling. But stores in airports are thriving Malls are passé. Brick-and-mortar stores are struggling. So retailers are focusing on winning customers at the one place where people reliably shop at stores: airports....
23:39 2019-07-22

Rupee Appreciates To 69.34 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar (INR vs USD) Forex dealers said that selling of the dollar by exporters, a positive opening in domestic equities and foreign fund inflows supported the rupee. On the other hand, rising......
14:39 2019-05-27

If U.S. Dollar Weakens, Who Benefits? The U.S. dollar has gained against most currencies as the Fed raised rates. Could a rate cut end that trend and, if so, which currencies will benefit?...
15:13 2019-07-09

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
20:26 2019-05-25

Rupee Edges Higher To 68.81 Against Dollar The dollar index was down 0.2 per cent against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. It climbed to a one-week peak in the previous session on robust US retail sales, but nudged lower as Treasury......
11:39 2019-07-18

What's a Strip Club Without Dollar Bills? About a 30-minute Uber ride from Wall Street, there’s a dim purple basement where women, myself included, steadily accumulate bills, one by one, in three-minute song cycles. Some are as young as 18; others, old enough to be their moms. We come from Brooklyn, the Bronx, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bra...
21:13 2019-07-01

GE's New Billion-Dollar Problem? Boeing's MAX Just as General Electric says it is making progress on some of the conglomerate’s thorniest problems, the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jet is putting a fresh strain on its finances....
14:00 2019-08-01

Rupee Gains By 31 Paise Against Dollar Analysts say hopes of monetary policy easing by the central bank this week boosted the rupee. Snapping a three-day losing streak, the rupee had settled at 69.70 against the US dollar on Friday, 17......
09:13 2019-06-03

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
22:26 2019-05-31

Who Was NOT Surprised by the Dollar’s 2018 Comeback? In early 2018, the U.S. Dollar had been falling for a more than a year. Conventional wisdom said it would keep falling. One classically contrarian forecast said otherwise: See the chart for yourself....
21:39 2019-05-21

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.20 Against US Dollar Steadiness in the dollar overseas along with a recovery in the domestic equity markets supported the rupee, according to analysts. However, gains of more than 1 per cent in global oil prices limited......
09:00 2019-06-07

Rupee Edges Higher Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened almost flat at 69.70 against the dollar and moved 5 paise higher to 69.67 in early trade....
10:52 2019-05-22

Dollar Choppy After Powell Remarks The dollar was little changed in choppy trading Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was monitoring trade developments and would respond as necessary....
21:39 2019-06-04

Rupee Closes Lower At 68.92 Against Dollar Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday, provisional data on the NSE showed...
17:13 2019-07-22

Rupee Closes Lower At 69.65 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic currency opened at 69.40 a dollar and gained further strength to touch a high of 69.38 during the day...
15:13 2019-06-10

Rupee Ends Lower At 69.58 Against Dollar Safe-haven assets like the yen rose after reports said US President Donald Trump had approved military strikes against Iran, but later decided against it....
15:39 2019-06-21

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.39 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar today: Weakening of the dollar overseas along with strength in the domestic equity markets supported the currency. However, a rise in global oil prices kept the upside in the rupee in......
08:26 2019-06-10

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain trust. This is particularly true when it comes to your financial relationships....
15:39 2019-05-21

Rupee Moves Higher To 68.32 Against Dollar Rupee strengthened in tandem with other emerging market currencies after Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a rate cut later this month, forex traders were cited as saying......
12:13 2019-07-11

Rupee Edges Lower To 69.38 Against Dollar Dollar rate in India: After opening marginally higher against the greenback at 69.37 (INR USD rate), the rupee moved to 69.38 in the first hour of trade. Crude oil prices lowering to near five-month......
08:52 2019-06-13

Rupee Drops To 69.73 Mark Against Dollar The rupee was last seen trading at 69.68 against the dollar, down 17 paise or 0.24 per cent compared to the previous close.Till Monday, the rupee had appreciated 0.73 per cent against the dollar so......
16:52 2019-05-28

Rupee Moves Lower To End At 69.28 Against Dollar Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the rupee. Moreover, heavy selling in domestic equities also weighed on the local unit....
17:26 2019-06-06

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
20:26 2019-05-25

Stocks edge up, dollar dips with G20 in focus Stocks posted modest gains on Friday and the dollar dipped ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities were poised to cap off their best first half since 1997....
20:26 2019-06-28

Rupee Rises 49 Paise To Settle at 69.53 Against Dollar On weekly basis, the domesticcurrency gained 70 paise helped by a host of domestic and global factors like stable political outlook with NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government's return,......
17:26 2019-05-24

Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday after minutes from the May Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed officials agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time."...
03:52 2019-05-23

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further....
21:52 2019-07-12

Dollar Falls, Snapping Three-Day Winning Streak The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a basket of 16 others, declined 0.1% to 91.18. The Federal Reserve vice chairman had said interest-rate cuts could be considered if there is risk of a sharper slowdown....
02:26 2019-05-31

Dollar General has a new strategy to win wealthier shoppers Dollar General is turning to a new strategy to push its budget-conscious shoppers to spend more at stores and attract wealthier customers hunting for bargains by expanding into home furnishings, kitchenware and party supplies....
19:13 2019-07-11

Rupee Moves Higher To 70.44 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose as much as 25 paise - or 0.35 per cent - against the dollar on Friday. Analysts say gains in domestic equities amid reports of a meeting between foreign investors and finance ministry......
11:39 2019-08-09

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of key economic data from China....
05:00 2019-07-15

Rupee Rebounds From New Five-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Points The rupee rose as much as 18 paise - or 0.25 per cent - against the US dollar on Thursday, regaining some ground from a fresh five-month low of 71.35 touched on Wednesday. Analysts say the Reserve......
21:52 2019-08-08

Rupee Off 6-Month Low, Ends At 71.27 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose to end at 71.27 against the dollar on Wednesday, rebounding from a nearly six-month low registered the previous day. After opening higher against the greenback at 71.00, the rupee......
15:26 2019-08-14

Rupee Slumps To 6-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee fell for second straight day and breached the 71-mark against the US dollar on Tuesday. The rupee slumped 62 paise to close at a nearly six-month low against the greenback, news agency Press......
04:39 2019-08-14

Rupee Closes Higher At 69.26 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know Rupee rose for second day in a row against the US dollar on hopes of rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India. The home unit climbed 44 paise or 0.6 per cent to end at 69.26 against the greenback, news......
16:52 2019-06-03

Rupee Falls For Third Straight Day, Ends At 68.97 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened at 68.76 per dollar, but lost ground during the day and finally settled at 68.97, down 15 paise over its previous close....
15:13 2019-07-18

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
03:52 2019-07-19

Euro gains in global use, but US dollar still the boss The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries’ use of the U.S. currency...
12:13 2019-06-13

Rupee Closes At Over One-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee closed 27 paise lower against the US dollar and breached the 69-mark on Thursday, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The fall came on the back of heavy selling in domestic......
20:13 2019-08-01

Is President Trump Finally Getting a Weaker Dollar? President Trump has repeatedly bashed the dollar’s strength in recent years, only for the currency to grind higher. Now, analysts say, the U.S. currency may finally be primed for a decline, albeit a slow and steady one....
14:26 2019-07-08

Thanks to our trillion dollar deficit, inflation will hit us hard The White House reported last week that the 2019 budget deficit will top $1 trillion. Remember when people used to care. Well, someday inflation will hit with a vengeance and they will care again. As I’ve said many times before, you might as well apologize to your kids now for the future mess we are...
09:26 2019-07-25

President Trump Says the U.S. Should Start Manipulating the Dollar (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of playing a “big currency manipulation game.” He said the United States should match that effort, a move that directly contradicts official U.S. policy not to manipulate the dollar’s value to gain tr...
08:52 2019-07-04

U.S. Commerce secretary: Fed policies boosting U.S. dollar Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday that the Trump administration was not happy with how Federal Reserve monetary policy was helping the U.S. dollar stay strong....
14:52 2019-08-19

Rupee Closes At Over 6-Month Low Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee fell by 29 paise to close at an over six-month low against the US dollar on Monday, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The fall came on the back of growing worries over......
15:13 2019-08-19

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
01:13 2019-06-12

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
00:01 2019-06-04

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
16:39 2019-06-07

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond portfolio is “ridiculous.”...
18:26 2019-06-11

How Supreme Got Pulled Into a Fight for Its Billion-Dollar Brand Nearly every brand from Gap to Gucci has battled copycats around the globe. But Supreme, the world’s hottest streetwear brand, is battling an opponent who has registered trademarks and opened stores....
22:52 2019-06-28

Hong Kong says dollar peg working well, no large outflows The Hong Kong dollar peg with the U.S. dollar is working normally and there are no signs of large capital flows in or out of the city, despite recent market volatility and social unrest, officials said on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-08-08

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as its next meeting....
23:26 2019-06-20

Google Finds Cheap Way Out of Multibillion-Dollar 'Wi-Spy' Suit Google is poised to pay a modest $13 million to end a 2010 privacy lawsuit that was once called the biggest US wiretap case ever and threatened the Internet giant with billions of dollars in damages....
11:39 2019-07-22

Fed's slipstream leaves stocks beaming, dollar subdued Global stocks gained for a third straight day on Wednesday, bolstered by investors' growing hopes that the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates this year to boost a slowing global economy, while the dollar languished near seven-week lows....
14:52 2019-06-05

Shares, dollar rebound on thaw in U.S.-China trade war U.S. and European stocks jumped, the dollar strengthened and Treasury yields rose on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products, easing concerns that a protracted trade war would harm global growth....
09:52 2019-08-14

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
15:00 2019-05-21

Rupee Extends Slide Against Dollar, Slumps 3% In Five Sessions The rupee extended its slide against the dollar on Wednesday and has slumped 3.05 per cent or 210 paise in the last five trading sessions. The home unit declined by 8 paise in today's trade to close......
19:39 2019-08-07

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant turns on his phone and logs on to Rappi, an app through which freelance cyclists get paid to make deliveries around Bogota, a traffic-clogged city of ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Dollar will be cut down to size if Fed gives in to market whims - Reuters poll The U.S. dollar's dominance will come to an end if the Federal Reserve gives in to pressure from financial markets and President Donald Trump and chops interest rates another 50 basis points this year, a Reuters poll of market strategists showed....
06:13 2019-08-08

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:39 2019-05-29

The Dollar-Yuan: How We Showed "Tomorrow's News Today" On August 2nd the Dollar-Yuan went vertical, and a flood of news stories then explained "why." Now see the August 1st forecast that called the move before it happened....
01:13 2019-08-10

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
21:26 2019-06-27

Trump's stance on US dollar is 'short sighted,' economist says "I think it is certainly true that Donald Trump would like a weaker dollar. But I think that's really kind of short sighted," said Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist of Principal Global Investors on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-12

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:13 2019-06-12

UK tech created 13 'billion dollar' startups in 2018 The UK technology sector produced 13 "unicorn" companies - firms privately valued at more than $1bn (£784 million) - over the past year, taking its overall total to 72....
16:13 2019-06-10

METALS-Copper rebounds from more than 4-month low as dollar eases Copper prices rebounded on Friday from their lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but were heading for their sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
06:00 2019-05-24

Rupee Snaps 5-Day Losing Streak Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee snapped its five-day losing streak against the dollar on Thursday and ended 20 paise higher against the US dollar. The rupee ended at 70.69 against the dollar tracking gains in domestic......
21:52 2019-08-08

President Trump Wants a Weaker Dollar. But He Keeps Accidentally Pumping Up the Value President Donald Trump’s intensifying battle with China and other major trading partners is morphing into a global currency war. It will be hard for him to win both. Escalating trade tensions have supported the dollar this year. They’re now fueling a mammoth bond rally as investors seek ...
19:00 2019-08-08

A messy multibillion-dollar deal between the US and Turkey just got more complicated The US will begin 'unwinding' Turkey's participation in the F-35 program, upping the ante in a messy deal over a Russia-made missile system....
22:26 2019-06-07

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while the euro, Japan's yen and China's yuan were seen as broadly in line with fundamentals....
09:52 2019-07-18

China Keeps Official Yuan Rate Just Stronger Than 7 Per Dollar China set a daily anchor for trading in its currency at the weakest since 2008 but again avoided moving that official rate beyond the symbolic 7-yuan-per-dollar level....
14:26 2019-08-07

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this year since 2016....
22:52 2019-06-01

The billion-dollar travel group that tourism overlooks More and more people of color are embarking on international travel, creating lucrative opportunities for the tourism industry, but until now it's a market that's largely gone unrecognized....
12:52 2019-08-04

Dollar holds near one-month high ahead of Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday amid heightened trade tensions between the United States and China and ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes which may provide more clues on why the central bank stood pat on interest rates earlier this month....
17:00 2019-05-22

Stronger Dollar Looms Large This Earnings Season The dollar has remained steady despite expectations for lower interest rates, posing a challenge for large multinational companies that need to convert foreign profits into the U.S. currency....
19:52 2019-07-16

Rupee Slumps 54 Paise To Lowest In Over Six Weeks Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the rupee opened at 69.26 a dollar, then lost further ground and touched a low of 69.67 during the session....
19:26 2019-08-02

Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T Microsoft's effort to catch Amazon Web Services in cloud got a major boost from a new deal with AT&T and an agreement to build out services for 5G....
16:13 2019-07-17

Europe just gave the dollar a boost. Here's why Trump hates it Europe signaled Tuesday that it could return to printing money to boost its flagging economy, a potential reversal of policy that drew an immediate rebuke from President Donald Trump....
19:52 2019-06-18

Trump's policies add luster to gold at dollar's expense Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades. The "weaponization" of the dollar by President Trump is making countries increasingly wary of the greenback....
14:00 2019-06-11

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor in Multibillion-Dollar Deal Infineon Technologies said it would buy Cypress Semiconductor for an enterprise value of $10.1 billion, a deal the German company said would make it the biggest supplier of chips to the automotive market....
11:39 2019-06-03

Stocks, dollar hold gains with all eyes on Fed meeting European shares tip-toed higher alongside government bond yields on Monday, as investors braced for what is shaping up to be a crucial week for global monetary policy....
12:39 2019-06-17

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
18:13 2019-05-31

Dollar rises after Fed cuts rates, signals move is one-off The U.S. dollar rose to two-year highs on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, having made the first cut to interest rates since 2008, signaled the move was not the start of a rate-cutting cycle....
23:26 2019-07-31

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
23:26 2019-05-21

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against......
12:13 2019-06-20

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
08:00 2019-05-31

After tax hike, gas in California is now a dollar higher than the national average California's average gas price per gallon bumped up to a nation high of $3.755 per gallon when a new 5.6 cent gas tax increase went into effect July 1....
00:13 2019-07-02

Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows....
11:39 2019-06-20

Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
00:26 2019-06-28

Big Move in Pound v. Dollar: See the Long-Term Chart that Saw It Coming The July Global Market Perspective showed a long-term chart of the British Pound v. the U.S. Dollar. See why a long-term chart in a monthly publication is very relevant to investors who look for opportunities right now....
17:52 2019-07-12

Jim O'Neill: China could globalize the yuan in a challenge to the US dollar's dominance Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, said China could use its currency to gain an edge over the U.S. — but not by devaluing the yuan....
19:13 2019-06-20

How Dollar Flight Club lets you save big on airline tickets Whether it’s getting out to see friends and family or just globetrotting to drink in our planet, travel is one of those life goals on everyone’s to-do list. Of course, accomplishing that goal without getting financially ransacked by skyrocketing ticket prices is an art in itself. Almost 900,000 user...
20:13 2019-08-01

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for "safe" government bonds....
13:26 2019-07-17

Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterling towards a one-for-one exchange rate against t...
21:00 2019-07-17

DP World markets new dollar sukuk, taps existing bond Port operator DP World started marketing 10-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, with an initial price guidance of around 230 basis points over mid-swaps, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
09:00 2019-07-11

Rupee Suffers Biggest Slump Against Dollar In 6 Years: 10 Things To Know The rupee nosedived 113 paise or 1.62 per cent against the US dollar and breached the 70-mark on Monday, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. The fall in rupee's value marked the biggest......
00:13 2019-08-06

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm as dollar stays steady Latin American currencies firmed against a steady dollar on Tuesday with Mexico's peso extending gains logged after U.S. President Donald Trump called off punitive tariffs on Mexican goods, while Brazil's real looked set to reverse last session's losses. The dollar steadied as investors focused ...
17:39 2019-06-11

Men plead not guilty in multi-million dollar phone scheme LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty in California to federal charges alleging they devised a $25 million scheme to illegally unlocked cellphones so they could be used on any carrier’s network. U.S. prosecutors said Monday that Argishti Khudaverdyan, 41, of Burbank and Alen Ghare...
03:26 2019-06-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX dip as dollar comes off lows ahead of Fed outcome Latin American currencies slipped on Monday, with Brazil's real giving up early gains, as the dollar came off session lows ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting later this week. The dollar steadied, hovering near the two-week highs hit earlier in the session, as investors reconsidered how dovish th...
00:00 2019-06-18

Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft lift stocks; dollar bounces A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors expect an aggressively dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have been better than anticipated....
17:52 2019-07-19

Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks up, bond yields and dollar down World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month. The dollar fell and benchmark bond yields dropped to multi-year lows....
14:13 2019-06-20

Microsoft nets billion-dollar AT&T Azure cloud contract Microsoft has announced a major new partnership with AT&T that could net the company as much as $2 billion.The deal will see the American telco giant switch to Microsoft's Azure cloud system as the two companies work together on technologies such as cloud, AI and 5G to improve the lives of cust...
17:52 2019-07-17

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time.        ...
07:00 2019-06-04

Pluto TV has picked up Bajillion Dollar Propertie$… for real this time Tonight, free TV streaming platform Pluto TV has announced that has picked up the rights to all four seasons of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$—one of the flagship shows of the long-dead Seeso service. Only three of those seasons actually made it to air before Seeso got sent to live at a nice farm upsta...
02:52 2019-07-16

Dollar General beats quarterly same-store sales estimates Dollar General beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores....
14:00 2019-05-30

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-dollar home within a California gated community, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East Woodbine Avenue home around 2:20 p.m. Thursday and...
18:26 2019-05-31

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
04:52 2019-06-05

The Dollar Underpins American Power. Rivals Are Building Workarounds. Iran sanctions have spurred Europe and India to devise systems to trade with Tehran without using the U.S. currency. The alternative methods diminish the power of the U.S. to impose its policies around the globe....
01:52 2019-05-30

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won a compensation deal from their former employers that could be worth more than £280m.A high court in ...
21:52 2019-07-31

China Further Weakens Yuan Rate Against Dollar As Currency Row Simmers China's currency weakened further against the dollar as the central bank lowered the yuan's daily reference rate again amid a deepening currency row between Beijing and Washington....
12:52 2019-08-07

The Dollar Powers American Dominance. Rivals Are Building Workarounds. Iran sanctions have spurred Europe and India to devise systems to trade with Tehran without using the U.S. currency. The alternative methods diminish the power of the U.S. to impose its policies around the globe....
21:52 2019-05-29

FOREX-Australian dollar strengthens on encouraging Chinese data The Australian dollar strengthened on stronger-than-expected economic data from China, which some analysts saw as signalling that moves aimed at reviving spending in the world's second biggest economy are having some success....
06:39 2019-07-15

King dollar rattles currencies, commodities; stocks rise The dollar charged to its highest in more than two years on Thursday, trampling almost every market in its way, after the Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a lengthy run of U.S. interest rate cuts....
18:39 2019-08-01

Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
04:52 2019-07-17

Speculators trim bullish bets on U.S. dollar -CFTC, Reuters Speculators reduced their bullish bets on the U.S. dollar in the latest week to the smallest position since early April, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:26 2019-06-07

Global stocks down as big rate cut hopes fade, dollar rises A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting were dialed back, pushing the dollar higher....
00:00 2019-07-20

Rupee Moves Lower To 69.45 Against Dollar Ahead Of RBI Policy Outcome The rupee opened weak at 69.41 at the interbank forex market and declined to 69.45, down 19 paise compared with the previous close. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the......
07:52 2019-06-06

China's Yuan Falls Past Key Level of 7 to the Dollar to Record Low China’s currency broke through the psychologically important threshold days after President Trump threatened to broaden U.S. tariffs to cover essentially all Chinese imports....
07:39 2019-08-05

Dubai's DP World hires banks for dollar bond issue Port operator DP World has hired banks to arrange a series of investor meetings ahead of a potential issue of 10-year U.S. dollar-denominated sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
15:26 2019-07-08

On This Day: Jack Dempsey headlined boxing’s first million dollar gate On July 2 1921 Jack Dempsey fought Georges Carpentier, bringing in over a million dollars The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey headlined boxing’s first million dollar gate appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00 2019-07-02

Today's Tech IPOs Offer Lower Growth for Top Dollar Investors who buy into today’s high-profile initial public offerings are getting a raw deal. Recent tech IPOs tend to be less profitable, slower-growing and more aggressively priced than their predecessors....
19:52 2019-08-17

PRECIOUS-Gold prices dip as equities gain, dollar strengthens Gold prices slipped on Monday due to a stronger U.S. dollar and a recovery in equities, as hints of more stimulus from major central banks around the world eased concerns about a recession....
12:39 2019-08-19

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was prepared to take on new debt to lift the economy....
00:39 2019-08-17

China's Official Yuan Rate Crosses 7-Per-Dollar Milestone China set a daily anchor for trading in its currency at the weakest level since 2008 on Thursday, crossing the symbolic 7-per-dollar threshold that the central bank had already allowed markets to breach earlier this week....
08:39 2019-08-08

FOREX-Dollar retreats from 2-yr high overnight, set for weekly loss The dollar was on track on Friday to post a small weekly loss after coming off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields as investors feared the Sino-U.S. trade dispute will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
06:26 2019-05-24

The Inside Story of Kim Kardashian West's Billion-Dollar Shapewear Bet Kim Kardashian West has long dreamed of her own body-positive, shade-inclusive line of shapewear and underwear. But now the outcry over the erstwhile Kimono’s name could derail many months of planning. How she and a team of blue-chip investors are trying to salvage their claim to a piece of the $83 ...
05:13 2019-07-09

Multibillion-dollar Singaporean investing giant says its returns have taken a major hit Singaporean state investment firm Temasek Holdings on Tuesday reported a plunge in its returns over a one-year period amid a challenging economic environment compounded by trade tensions between the U.S. and China....
10:26 2019-07-09

Stranger Things Is Netflix's Hunt for a Billion-Dollar Franchise For all of Netflix's success, it has struggled to dispel industry criticism that it churns through projects, never giving a show more than a few weeks in the spotlight....
11:26 2019-07-09

First Murder Conviction Overturned Using DNA, Family Tree Evidence In US An American man was exonerated Wednesday for a decades-old murder he did not commit, using evidence based on DNA and a genetic family tree, the first such result using a revolutionary investigative......
10:13 2019-07-18

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial A 32-year-old murder case has its first arrest after police turn to genetic genealogy. The technique's legality is now getting scrutiny in the courtroom....
21:13 2019-06-10

Madhya Pradesh Family Branches Out With Novel Tree House When the Kesharwanis decided to branch out and expand their family home, they came up with a novel way of dealing with an ancient giant fig tree in their garden -- they built the house around it. Now......
12:39 2019-06-18

Equinix and GIC Forming Billion Dollar Data Center Venture in Europe Data center landlord Equinix is forming a joint venture valued at more than $1 billion with Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC to develop and operate data centers in Europe catering to large tenants....
15:00 2019-07-01

Wall Street stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism U.S. stocks edged higher and the dollar fell as hopes rose for an imminent interest-rate cut, while oil futures were little changed as supply worries triggered by a tropical storm were offset by signs of a global surplus for several months....
20:52 2019-07-12

PRECIOUS-Gold hovers near 2-week low on strong dollar ahead of Fed minutes Gold edged lower on Wednesday to hover near a two-week low, as a stronger dollar and signs of easing Sino-U.S. friction dented demand for bullion ahead of the minutes from U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting....
08:13 2019-05-22

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
11:52 2019-06-21

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar recovery halts gains in Latam currencies A U.S. dollar recovery put most Latin American currencies under pressure on Friday while Brazil's Bovespa stock index led losses in the region's equity markets. The MSCI index of Latin American currencies edged lower as the dollar swung to gains after the New York Federal Reserve walked back dov...
23:26 2019-07-19

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks hit two-month high, dollar dip supports FX An index of Latin American stocks touched a two-month high on Tuesday and currencies in the region firmed on easing U.S.-Mexico trade tensions and as signs of more stimulus for China's slowing economy spurred a rally in commodity prices. The MSCI index of Latin American stocks jumped 1.8%, hitti...
23:39 2019-06-11

Trump not alone in seeking lower dollar, as lawmakers unveil foreign investor tax The dollar’s value has been elevated for decades, making American goods more expensive on world markets and encouraging U.S. consumers to buy imports....
18:13 2019-07-31

Paul F. Tompkins says Pluto TV has picked up the 4th season of Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ From the ashes of Seeso, deep within the streaming service graveyard, Kulap Vilaysack’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ has seemingly begun to stir. The series was one that got left behind when Seeso got the axe in 2017, but while every other big show on the platform got a new home (My Brother, My Broth...
04:39 2019-07-01

Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
03:52 2019-07-19

PRECIOUS-Gold holds near 2-week low on firm dollar ahead of Fed minutes Gold steadied on Wednesday after falling to a more than two-week low in the previous session, as a stronger dollar dented demand for bullion ahead of the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting....
04:52 2019-05-22

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign" that led to more than 46,000 deaths in the state over a decade....
23:26 2019-05-28

China's Yuan Breaches 7-to-the-Dollar Level, Hits Record Offshore Low China’s currency slid through the psychologically important threshold days after President Trump threatened to broaden U.S. tariffs to cover essentially all Chinese imports....
12:00 2019-08-05

FOREX-Dollar steady after coming off 2-yr high, pressured by lower U.S. yields The dollar held steady on Friday, having come off two-year highs on lower U.S. yields in the previous session amid fears that a trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy more than previously thought....
06:00 2019-05-24

REFILE-PRECIOUS-Gold hovers above $1,280 as dollar recoils on U.S. data blow Gold prices held steady on Friday after rising above $1,280 in the previous session as weaker U.S. data pushed back the dollar and reignited hopes of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve this year....
06:00 2019-05-24

China's Yuan Breaches 7-to-the-Dollar Level, Prompting Trump Critique China’s currency broke through the psychologically important level of 7 yuan to the dollar, prompting President Trump to accuse Beijing of manipulating its currency in a way that would backfire....
17:13 2019-08-05

UPDATE 1-Oman hires banks for dual-tranche dollar bond The government of Oman has hired banks ahead of a potential issue of U.S. dollar bonds, its first this year, as the junk-rated country seeks to cover its budgetary needs....
11:00 2019-07-24

FOREX-Dollar hovers near 3-1/2-week high, supported by higher U.S. yields The dollar hovered near a four-week high on Wednesday, supported by higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
04:52 2019-05-22

Dollar hovers near three-and-a-half-week high, supported by higher U.S. yields The dollar hovered near a four-week high on Wednesday, supported by higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
05:39 2019-05-22

Amazon drivers part of multimillion dollar theft ring: Report Two Amazon drivers in Washington state were part of a theft ring that sold stolen goods. Veuer's Taisha Henry has the story.       ...
20:39 2019-08-02

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s streaming insurgency and face up to the loss of “cord-...
23:26 2019-08-13

Dollar General sees higher prices for U.S. shoppers on rising tariffs Dollar General Chief Financial Officer John Garratt said on Thursday that customers of the discount retailers will face higher prices due to rising tariffs....
18:00 2019-05-30

Dollar jumps, stocks fall after Fed rate outlook; pound stalls The dollar index hit a more than 2-year high and stocks tumbled after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday's 25-basis-point rate cut was not the same as the beginning of a lengthy easing cycle....
23:26 2019-07-31

India To Become 5 Trillion Dollar Economy By 2024: Hardeep Singh Puri India is set to become a five trillion dollar economy by 2024 and is likely to overtake the UK this year to become the fifth largest economy in the world, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said......
01:13 2019-06-15

Stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed chief shores up rate cut prospects World stocks rose, global bond yields fell and the dollar weakened after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations the Fed would cut U.S. interest rates soon....
12:39 2019-07-11

Dick Cheney to headline high-dollar fundraiser for Donald Trump Former vice president Dick Cheney is set to headline a high-dollar fundraiser for President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign and the Republican Party on Monday. Cheney, who served two terms as George W. Bush’s veep, has reportedly been critical of Trump’s foreign policy behind the scenes. But in 2016, a...
07:52 2019-08-18

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds....
11:39 2019-07-17

Global stocks jump; dollar and yields fall after Fed rate-cut signal World stock markets gained on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as its next meeting....
20:13 2019-06-20

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” hosted by “corporate lobbyists.”...
22:13 2019-06-05

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice-cream trucks were seized by the city in Long Island City Wednesday over a multimillion-dollar ticket-avoidance scam. The trucks, most of which brandish the New York Ice Cream logo, racked up thousands of dollars each in unpaid citations over several years — but rather than p...
23:00 2019-06-05

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
01:13 2019-05-25

Republican Hawley introduces bill to weaken dollar to counter China Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced Senate legislation Wednesday to have the Federal Reserve weaken the dollar to promote exports, a move they said is necessary to counter China and other countries with unfair trade practices....
01:13 2019-08-01

METALS-Weaker dollar boosts copper prices to near 1-week high Copper prices rose to near their one-week highs on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve amid rising risks to trade and global growth....
07:00 2019-06-05

Casper, Kylie Jenner's billion-dollar mattress, could be an IPO market sleeper Over 800,000 Instagram likes from Kylie Jenner's followers does not alone make mattress start-up Casper worth billions, but recent hot performance of bedding companies and increased consumer spend could make the company's IPO a sleeper....
19:00 2019-05-26

Logitech's gaming and video conferencing businesses have 'billion-dollar potential,' says CEO Logitech's gaming arm achieved $648 million in net sales in the 2019 fiscal year, and its video collaboration market hit $260 million, according to the firm's latest financial report....
11:39 2019-07-10

Shares flat as investors parse economic data, dollar dips for third day World shares came within a whisker of posting their first weekly loss since May on Friday and the dollar was down for a third day running, as even a stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation print failed to shake bets on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
11:26 2019-07-12

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the first time in eight weeks....
07:13 2019-06-07

Global stocks gain, dollar weakens after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets strengthened on Wednesday, bolstered by gains on Wall Street, and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts over the rest of this year....
02:52 2019-06-20

Here's how retailers and logistics firms can solve the multibillion-dollar returns issue This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence With e-commerce becoming a lucrative shopping channel, retailers and their logistics partners have been primarily focused on how to quickl...
14:13 2019-07-08

Earn Up to 40 Points Per Dollar, Plus a 125,000 Point Welcome Bonus, With the IHG Premier Credit Card With a massive, worldwide footprint and properties ranging from the affordable (Holiday Inn Express) to the luxurious (Regent and Intercontinental), you can probably stay at an IHG hotel on any trip you take, and Chase’s IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card can improve every aspect of your experien...
08:39 2019-08-10

Ex-Fed vice chairman: Don't rule out Trump retaliation against China by seeking a lower dollar If the yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies were to erupt into a full-blown currency war, Blinder said that "nobody wins."...
10:39 2019-08-06

CORRECTED-EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of state oil firm Pemex. The peso was 0.2% highe...
01:39 2019-05-22

Amid attacks from rivals, Biden holds top-dollar fundraisers and hints at $20M haul Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. And it appears the former vice president may also be the leader in the race for campaign cash....
22:39 2019-06-18

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06:26 2019-07-02

Protest begins against billion-dollar Southern Copper mining project in Peru Protesters blocked a portion of Peru's main coastal highway on Monday in the start of a new challenge to a billion-dollar copper mining project that has been a lightning rod for conflict....
01:00 2019-07-16

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound....
03:13 2019-07-17

Dollar treads water near three-and-a-half-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
07:01 2019-05-22

FOREX-Dollar treads water near 3-1/2-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
08:13 2019-05-22

Calvin Johnson Puts Million Dollar Price Tag On Repairing His Relationship With The Lions Lions president Rod Wood really, really, really wants Calvin Johnson to like his team again. Reconnecting with Megatron has become a top priority for him ever since the receiver unexpectedly retired in 2015. In Wood’s ideal world, Johnson would go the way of Barry Sanders where he’d eventually get o...
02:00 2019-06-03

Dollar-Store Chains Post Stronger Sales, But Tariffs Cloud Outlook Sales at Dollar General and Dollar Tree rose in the latest quarter, but both discount retailers said the prospect of tariffs being imposed on more products imported from China cast uncertainty on their businesses....
19:00 2019-05-30

Deutsche plans separate 'corporate bank' in multi-billion dollar revamp Deutsche Bank plans to create a separate "corporate bank" to streamline services now spread across Germany's biggest bank as part of wider multi-billion dollar restructuring, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
14:39 2019-07-05

Stocks climb, dollar drops as Fed chair remarks boost rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
20:00 2019-07-10

METALS-Nickel rises on supply fears but strong dollar caps gains Nickel prices in London rose on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
10:52 2019-06-17

FOREX-Dollar drifts higher as Gulf tensions bolster safe-haven bid The dollar drifted higher on Monday as investors tempered their expectations for deep U.S. interest rate cuts this month and heightened Middle East tensions supported safe-haven assets....
05:52 2019-07-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a scheduled meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
23:13 2019-06-27

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates after U.S. market open, adds commentary, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)...
19:52 2019-07-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-King dollar rattles currencies, commodities; stocks rise The dollar charged to its highest in more than two years on Thursday, trampling almost every market in its way, after the Federal Reserve dampened hopes for a lengthy run of U.S. interest rate cuts....
20:13 2019-08-01

'Pokemon,' 'Gears of War' and other nostalgic video games are a multi-billion-dollar business "Pokémon," "Final Fantasy," and "Gears of War" are about as different as video games can be, but what they share in common is surprising: They're more than a decade old and still producing new, exceedingly popular games....
22:39 2019-06-27

Global stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:26 2019-06-27

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
09:26 2019-07-11

UPDATE 4-Ford, VW extend multibillion-dollar alliance to electric, automated cars * Graphic: https://tmsnrt.rs/2Hcr3H4 (Adds details on Ford's related plans for electric vehicles in North America and China, plus additional financial details)...
17:00 2019-07-12

Ford, Volkswagen extend multibillion-dollar alliance to electric, automated cars Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said they will spend billions of dollars to jointly develop electric and self-driving vehicles, deepening a global alliance to slash development and manufacturing costs....
15:52 2019-07-12

EMERGING MARKETS-Dollar strength, growth worries hurt Latam currencies Latin American currencies weakened on Tuesday, hurt by a strong dollar after U.S. lawmakers reached a debt and spending deal, while the International Monetary Fund slashed its growth estimate for the region by more than half. Brazil's real slid as much as 0.95% to touch a two-week low against th...
22:52 2019-07-23

Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said....
16:00 2019-07-11

New Yorkers protest de Blasio with fake dollar bills at Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IOWA — Mayor de Blasio continues to stand out among the presidential candidates – wherever he goes, he usually attracts more protesters than supporters. A group of protesters blanketed the Iowa State Fair with thousands of dollar “Bills” — fake currency shaming Hizzoner for b...
09:00 2019-08-11

Asian shares fall, dollar firms as Fed dampens bets on more rate cuts Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday while the dollar jumped to two-year highs as the U.S. Federal Reserve poured cold water on market expectations of a lengthy easing cycle following a 25 basis-point rate cut....
05:13 2019-08-01

Asian stocks bounce on Wall Street's Fed cheer; dollar stays weak Asian shares tracked Wall Street's rally on Wednesday, after U.S. central bank comments pointed to increasing prospects of an interest rate cut, boosting investor sentiment and pushing the dollar lower....
06:13 2019-06-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day's sharp fall, after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal....
23:39 2019-05-24

Asian shares stumble, dollar firms as Fed dampens bets on more rate cuts Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday while the dollar jumped to two-year highs as the U.S. Federal Reserve poured cold water on market expectations of a lengthy easing cycle following a 25 basis-point rate cut....
08:00 2019-08-01

World stocks rise, dollar drops as Fed chair boosts rate-cut hopes A broad index of world stock markets edged higher on Wednesday while the U.S. dollar fell as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank this month....
00:52 2019-07-11

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees....
20:00 2019-05-21

Immigrants’ sponsors to be on hook for ‘every dollar’ if new arrivals end up on dole, new Trump appointee warns Sponsors of legal immigrants to the United States received word Friday that they’ll be on the hook “for every dollar” if those immigrants end up receiving welfare funds or other public support instead of earning a living and paying taxes....
13:26 2019-06-16

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX gains against softer dollar as Fed rate cut hopes boosted Most Latin American currencies firmed on Monday against a dollar weakened by dovish comments from a Federal Reserve official, while a Latin American stocks benchmark marked time as broad regional gains were tempered by losses among Brazilian shares. St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bull...
22:26 2019-06-03

Splash cash: New York renters pay top dollar for access to pricey rooftop pools Before she moved into a Midtown West apartment last July, Alexandra Port had never lived with a swimming pool. “My understanding of a pool is a vacation,” says the 27-year-old sales associate. “So when I saw the pool with the cabanas, I thought I might have to start working from home because they fe...
02:26 2019-07-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares flat as investors digest economic data, dollar dips for third day World shares came within a whisker of posting their first weekly loss since May on Friday and the dollar was down for a third day running, as even stronger than expected U.S. inflation failed to shake bets on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
14:00 2019-07-12

PRECIOUS-Gold steady as strong dollar offsets support from global growth woes Gold prices were steady on Thursday as the dollar hovered near a two-year high, impeding the support from an exacerbated Sino-U.S. trade war bringing back doubts about global economic growth....
08:00 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares flat as investors parse economic data, dollar dips for third day World shares came within a whisker of posting their first weekly loss since May on Friday and the dollar was down for a third day running, as even a stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation print failed to shake bets on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
11:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Dollar General's strong same-store sales, profit beat lift shares Dollar General Corp beat analysts' estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit on Thursday, as customers spent more on groceries, seasonal products and home goods at the discount retailer's stores, sending its shares up 6%....
14:13 2019-05-30

Tenants, son slam soft-serve king accused in multimillion-dollar ticket scam Accused ice-cream “cone” artist Dimitrios Tsirkos has a freezer full of problems. The soft-serve king, whose fleet of trucks got scooped up last week after he was charged with ducking $4.5 million in parking and traffic tickets, has angered a residential tenant and lost touch with his adult son. The...
05:26 2019-06-09

Realtor offers Kawhi Leonard a free multimillion-dollar condo to stay in Toronto One real-estate agency is willing to dish out a penthouse condo if superstar Kawhi Leonard chooses to re-sign with the Raptors.        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
22:52 2019-07-15

Facebook is courting publishers with multi-million dollar deals to launch its news tab this fall Facebook is keen to become a major news distributor again, after being lambasted for years over its role in aiding the spread of misinformation. A report from the Wall Street Journal last night indicated that the social network is offering major publications multi-million dollar deals to bring them ...
10:00 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Speculators raise net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $15.48 billion in the week ended July 9, compared with $14.66 bi...
23:00 2019-07-12

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:01 2019-07-12

Levi Strauss profit tanks 17%, hit by a stronger dollar, and higher marketing and online expenses Levi Strauss reported a 17% drop in quarterly adjusted profit, hit by a stronger dollar, higher marketing costs, and investments in its online business....
15:13 2019-07-10

Elizabeth Hurley's son Damian wins multi-million dollar inheritance battle: report Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian will inherit some of his dad’s multi-million family fortune – despite his grandad’s attempt to cut him out, reports claims....
23:39 2019-07-20

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks gain on U.S.-China trade truce hopes, dollar flat Global equity markets gained and the dollar held steady on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit where a much-anticipated meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping may lead to a truce in the U.S.-China trade war....
19:26 2019-06-27

Global stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
00:00 2019-06-08

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX fall as dollar rallies on dimmer hopes of aggressive U.S. rate cut Most Latin American currencies slipped on Friday as the dollar was lifted by hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve would not cut rates aggressively at its meeting this month. The dollar rally was spurred by investors trimming bets of a 50-basis-point cut in U.S interest rates in July after data sh...
22:26 2019-07-05

Google expected to pay multimillion dollar penalty to settle investigation into how YouTube handles kids' data Google is expected to pay a multi-million dollar penalty to settle an investigation into YouTube's handling of children's data, according to a person familiar with the matter....
03:39 2019-07-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies rise as dollar dips, investors return to riskier assets Latin American currencies firmed on Wednesday as the dollar dipped and as investors gauged the implications of the nomination of the IMF's Christine Lagarde to head the European Central Bank. Markets are hoping that International Monetary Fund head Lagarde will maintain the ECB's recent dovish t...
22:39 2019-07-03

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares catch Wall Street's Fed cheer; dollar remains weak Asian shares tracked the Wall Street rally on Wednesday after U.S. central bank comments pointed to the increasing prospects of an interest rate cut, boosting investor sentiment and pushing the dollar lower....
04:52 2019-06-05

Opinion: Can't put dollar figure on Tom Brady’s worth, but Patriots craft nice thank-you gift We may never see another player accomplish what Patriots QB Tom Brady has. His contract extension is as much a token of appreciation as it is payment.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month....
05:52 2019-07-11

PRECIOUS-Gold slips as strong dollar, bond rally offset boost from growth woes Gold prices fell to one-week low on Thursday as bonds rallied and the dollar hovered near a two-year high, offsetting the support for bullion from an increasingly bitter Sino-U.S. trade dispute that rekindled doubts about global economic growth....
10:01 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks jump, yields and dollar fall, as U.S. data fans rate cut talk Major world stock indexes jumped and U.S. Treasury yields tumbled on Friday after a slowdown in job growth fueled hopes of a U.S. interest rate cut, while hints of progress in Washington's trade fights added to equity market optimism....
10:26 2019-06-08

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for the first time when the storm hit....
04:00 2019-07-17

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
21:26 2019-06-13

The Million Dollar Listing New York Season 8 Trailer Is Full of Drama, Returning Faces and Real Estate Porn New season, new drama, new real estate porn. Yep, Million Dollar Listing New York is back for season eight with a special 90-minute premiere and changes are coming. In the exclusive......
19:26 2019-06-10

CORRECTED-FOREX-Yuan, dollar soar and safe-haven currencies slide after U.S.-China trade truce (July 1) The dollar and offshore Chinese yuan rallied on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks, while the Japanese yen and Swiss franc were the big casualties as investors sold safe-haven currencies....
12:52 2019-07-02

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
23:13 2019-06-11

See Inside Scott Disick's Multi-Million Dollar Home from Flip It Like Disick Scott Disick knows a thing or two about luxury real estate, just take a look at his Hidden Hills home. The father-of-three purchased the Cape Cod-style home in early 2016 for almost $6......
19:52 2019-07-22

METALS-Base metals gain as trade worries weaken U.S. dollar London base metals edged higher on Tuesday, as the U.S. dollar weakened after Washington labelled Beijing a currency manipulator, marking a sharp escalation in the year-long trade dispute between the two economies....
07:13 2019-08-06

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here's everything you need to know about the emerging legal cannabis industry. Barbara Corbellini Duarte Legal cannabis is one of the world's newest and most dynamic industries. Since Colorado legalized the drug in 2012, the previously illegal plant has birthed multibillion-dollar public companies, minted billionaires, and brewed social change not seen since the end of Prohib...
01:13 2019-07-18

Silver Dollar City theme park announces giant raft ride, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozarks.       ...
22:00 2019-08-13

Alcohol bottles might be more dangerous than the alcohol Alcoholic beverages are carefully controlled and their distribution is strictly regulated. Unfortunately, the typically fancy bottles that various spirits, beer and wine come in might be hiding some rather serious dangers of their own. A new study that focused on the materials used to make various a...
21:13 2019-07-01

‘A Tree Falls the Way It Leans.’ Tree That Appeared to Inspire Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Falls The tree that is thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss to write The Lorax has fallen and we’re going to need some more Truffula seeds, stat! The tree, a Monterey Cypress at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, stood throughout the 43 years that Seuss lived in a mountaintop home ov...
00:26 2019-06-18

Retail stores get a bad rap, as closures pile up. But here's how stores boost online sales A new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers shows bricks-and-mortar stores clearly offer a boost to online sales, and vice versa. ICSC says it's a "halo effect."...
00:13 2019-07-23

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO says smaller stores are the future (as it closes 3 of its largest stores) While Abercrombie & Fitch is planning to close three more of its flagship retail locations, it's opening additional smaller-format stores in a bid to keep traffic growing....
21:26 2019-05-29

Most Payless stores are closed, but here are the 665 stores that will be open in June While Payless said all of its U.S stores would be shuttered by the end of May, 665 stores are sticking around a little longer. Here's that list.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

2019 BMW S 1000 RR: All You Need To Know The third generation BMW S 1000 RR has been launched in India. It was always one of the best litre-class sportbikes one could ever buy. But a generation update makes things even sweeter. Here's......
23:13 2019-06-27

Renault F1 Says It Already Hit 1000 HP This Season Who’s going to hit 1000 horsepower first? The question has been hanging around the Formula One paddock in the current hybrid era—since about 2014—and as more manufacturers entered the series, curiosity has amped up. And in a surprise to pretty much all of us, Renault has said they’re the ones who’ve...
18:39 2019-07-31

MG ZS EV: first 1000 examples sell out in two weeks Company matched UK government plug-in car grant for early examples, for a final cost of just £21,495 MG has revealed that the first 1000 UK examples of its ZS EV have sold out in its first two weeks on sale, and that it has extended its attractive discount to the next 1000 models.   The company ma...
21:00 2019-07-31

2019 BMW S 1000 RR: Price Expectation The new generation BMW S 1000 RR will be launched in India today on June 27, 2019. BMW Motorrad's flagship supersport has received a bulk of changes over its predecessor including a completely new......
23:13 2019-06-27

2019 BMW S 1000 RR First Ride Review We hit a few laps around the Buddh International Circuit on a sweltering day with the new 2019 BMW S 1000 RR, a bike which can be lightning fast, yet easy enough to manage for riders new to a 200......
10:39 2019-07-02

2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch Details Revealed The new 2019 BMW S 1000 RR will be launched in India in the last week of June. The updated BMW S 1000 RR boasts of more power from a completely new engine, and with updated styling and bodywork....
20:00 2019-05-29

MG ZS EV: first 1000 UK buyers receive £7000 discount Company will match UK government plug-in car grant, meaning early examples cost just £21,495 MG has revealed that UK prices for launch editions of its first fully electric model, the ZS EV, will be significantly less than both the Hyundai Kona Electric and Kia e-Niro.  MG will match the government...
14:52 2019-07-17

REUTERS NEWS SCHEDULE AT 1000 GMT/0600 ET Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 a.m. GMT/6 a.m. ET. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect https://www.reutersconnect.com/planning or on Media Express http://mediaexpress.reuters.com/planning-tool...
16:26 2019-06-16

2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch Date Revealed The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR will be launched on June 27, 2019, and will sport a new engine with more performance, as well as updated styling and bodywork....
13:39 2019-06-14

2019 BMW S 1000 RR Recalled Ahead Of India Launch According to BMW Motorrad, only a certain production batch is affected, approximately 340 motorcycles, of which 113 are intended for the German market....
16:52 2019-06-20

New engine raises Dacia Duster prices by £1000 New three-cylinder petrol unit brings improved fuel economy and torque but pushes entry price to £10,995 Dacia has raised the pricing of its Duster SUV following the addition of a new entry-level petrol engine.  The new engine is available on Dusters equipped with Access, Essential and Comfort trim...
15:52 2019-08-19

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
15:00 2019-05-21

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Gets New Silver Colour Option For India India Kawasaki Motor has introduced a new colour scheme on the Ninja 1000 sports tourer. The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 now gets the metallic matte fusion silver paint scheme and is available for the......
23:00 2019-07-03

2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs. 18.50 Lakh The new-generation BMW S 1000 RR has been launched in India. It is an all-new model, with a completely new design along with brand new engine as well....
23:13 2019-06-27

Riding 1000 Miles in Mexico on Honda Monkeys is Harder Than it Looks and it Looks Really Hard Honda’s Monkey is an iconic tiny bike from days gone by, and when the company re-introduced the nameplate for a slightly larger 125cc unit based on the Grom’s architecture it was bound to inspire people to do something absolutely mad. MotorTrend’s Zack Courts and Ari Henning are just crazy enough to...
05:13 2019-07-25

Artificial skin can sense 1000 times faster than human nerves An artificial skin inspired by the human nervous system can sense pressure and temperature. It has been tested on a robotic hand and improved the hand's ability to grasp a cup of coffee...
21:39 2019-07-17

Bathurst 1000 record-breaking ex-Longhurst Cosworth races at Brands The ex-Tony Longhurst Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth that broke the qualifying record for the Bathurst 1000 in 1990 raced at Brands Hatch last weekend in the hands of Carey McMahon...
20:13 2019-07-02

Over 1000 Fast Track Courts Set Up, 2250 Crores Given From Nirbhaya Fund The government has set up one-stop centres in 33 states and Union Territories across the country under the Nirbhaya Fund and provided Rs 2,250 crore under 29 programmes to ensure women safety, Rajya......
00:00 2019-07-19

Traces of five drugs found on 1000-year-old South American ritual kit Cocaine and components of ayahuasca were detected on an ancient pouch found in Bolivia, providing evidence of hallucinogen use in pre-Columbian times...
17:39 2019-05-21

1000-Year-Old Sarcophagus Discovered Beneath One of Germany’s Oldest Churches – Who’s Inside? A 1,000-year-old sarcophagus discovered beneath a church floor in Mainz, Germany, is thought to hold the remains of a former 11th century Archbishop.   ...
00:13 2019-06-09

Identity of 1000-Year-Old Warrior Corrupted by Nazi and Soviet Spin Doctors Facts are finally dislodging almost 100 years of lies and misinterpretations pertaining to a mysterious 1000-year-old warrior’s skeleton unearthed at Prague Castle in Czechoslovakia. ...
04:39 2019-08-14

London Mayor Rejects Plans For 1000-Feet High 'Tulip' Skyscraper London Mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked a plan for the construction of a 1000-ft-high tower, known as the 'Tulip', saying that the high-rise would be of "limited" public benefit and would be "detrimental"......
07:00 2019-07-17

Adding more bioethanol to petrol is no way to go green Making “greener” fuels by adding bioethanol to petrol will wreck the environment, not save it. We need to focus on making electric cars work, says Michael Le Page...
19:52 2019-07-18

Facebook Adding Its Name to Instagram, WhatsApp Facebook is attaching its name to Instagram and WhatsApp in a rebranding decision aimed at further unifying the company’s apps that had been cultivated as separate consumer services....
05:13 2019-08-03

Sonos looks to be adding Bluetooth to its next speaker Whatever Sonos is planning for its next speaker, it would appear to include Bluetooth connectivity, according to new devices filed with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).Two new pieces of hardware have been logged with the FCC, the Verge reports, and one of them comes with Bluetooth on ...
20:26 2019-08-10

What’s the big deal about adding a citizenship question to U.S. Census? U.S. President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling against it last month and criticism by some states and civil liberties groups that the question is meant to deter immigrants from participating and help Repub...
22:13 2019-07-09

Here's proof that every movie is improved by adding Godzilla Godzilla is an iconic movie monster that has spawned many imitators, but few duplicators. At a recent press junket for Godzilla: King Of Monsters, director Michael Dougherty made the bold claim that any movie can be improved if you just add some Godzilla. So we put his theory to the test in the vide...
01:39 2019-05-31

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
08:39 2019-08-03

What to know about alcohol bloating Alcohol can lead to bloating by causing inflammation and discomfort in the stomach. It can also cause weight gain, which can give the appearance of bloating. Learn more about alcohol bloating and how to get rid of it here....
01:13 2019-07-18

What happens when you mix azithromycin and alcohol? Azithromycin is a drug that has uses in treating bacterial infections. Mixing with alcohol may cause issues including nausea, headache, and dizziness or other problems. Learn more here....
00:00 2019-05-29

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan......
09:00 2019-06-09

Patrick Corbin is only adding to Yankees pitching pain As Yankees starting pitchers keep getting rocked, the one that got away continues to shine. Patrick Corbin — who rejected the Yankees for a richer deal with the Nationals last winter — exited Wednesday night’s game against the Rockies after striking out seven and giving up three hits and walks...
06:13 2019-07-25

Apple is adding new privacy features in iOS 13 that'll hurt Facebook Messaging apps that offer VoIP calling (Voice over Internet Protocol) typically utilize an ‘always-on’ behavior in order to answer calls more quickly by continuously running in the background, but Apple wants that to stop.As reported by The Information, Apple is implementing a change i...
11:39 2019-08-07

A Modder Has Spent Years Adding Spider-Man Into GTA San Andreas J16D is a modder who has created a lot of different mods for Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. But one particular idea has been lodged in their brain since at least 2015. J16D has been working on and improving a simple idea: Bring Spider-Man and his web-swinging into San Andreas. After four-plus years o...
21:13 2019-07-21

Report: MLB Considering Adding Dopey Advertising Patches To Uniforms According to the Sports Business Journal, we are one step closer to living in a world in which every possible moment spent watching a sporting event will also be a moment spent absorbing corporate advertising. That’s because MLB is reportedly considering following the NBA’s lead and adding advertisi...
21:39 2019-07-16

Snazzy pro athletes are adding surprise flair to their menswear It’s what’s inside that counts. At the ESPY’s red carpet on Wednesday, recently retired New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski wore a classic black houndstooth three-piece suit with a simple polka-dot tie. But as he parted his lapels for photographers, he revealed some charming personal...
20:00 2019-07-13

Restaurateur flips Brooklyn townhouse after adding a pool Restaurateur Stratis Morfogen and his wife, Filipa Fino, a former editor at Vogue, have sold their Bed-Stuy home for $2.7 million. The house at 663 Putnam Ave. — which now has a pool in the backyard — first went on the market last December for $3.75 million. The couple bought the home, built in the....
05:52 2019-07-04

Manager keeps adding more goals to my performance action plan: Ask HR My manager keeps adding to my performance action plan. I want to work part time and not retire. My company won't allow that. What should I do? Ask HR.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

U.S. economy is adding plenty of jobs, but not hours for workers The U.S. economy is adding lots of jobs, but a drop in the number of hours at work points to a dimmer outlook for economic growth as businesses brace for an escalating trade war with China....
21:13 2019-08-02

Dunkin' is adding Beyond Meat sausage to its menu Breakfast chain Dunkin' announced Wednesday it is adding a breakfast sandwich with Beyond Meat sausage. It's available in New York for now.       ...
15:13 2019-07-24

Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle," which can carry up to two adults at a time. You'll get a......
18:13 2019-06-04

Trump backs off adding citizenship question to census President Trump will announce that he is backing away from trying to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census during a Thursday afternoon news conference, according to multiple reports. The president instead will take executive action to direct the Commerce Department to collect the informa...
22:39 2019-07-11

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
14:00 2019-07-14

Should You Avoid Alcohol in the Heat? The hotter it gets, the more refreshing a beverage seems—including an ice-cold beer or a glass of frosé. But you might want to minimize your alcohol consumption during a heatwave, for safety reasons....
22:26 2019-07-18

Why does my face go red after drinking alcohol? Some people develop a red flush in their face after drinking alcohol. This article explains why this happens, who it affects, and what the facial flush means for a person's health....
03:13 2019-07-02

Is it safe to mix Zoloft and alcohol? Doctors say that people should not drink alcohol when taking Zoloft. In this article, we look at the risks, research, and effects of mixing Zoloft and alcohol....
03:52 2019-07-04

'Everything is better without alcohol, and I really do mean everything': readers on drinking After Gay Alcorn wrote about giving up alcohol for a month readers responded with their own tales of struggle, indulgence and enjoymentThis week Gay Alcorn wrote about giving up alcohol for a month and how she was not prepared for the impact it had. She wrote:I drank to pretend that my life was more...
17:00 2019-08-02

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
23:39 2019-07-03

FDA faces deadline on adding graphic labels to cigarette packs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39 2019-08-14

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them - yet another sign of a desperate shortage of U.S. dollars in the southern African nation....
12:52 2019-07-03

Man dies after adding a teaspoon of caffeine powder to protein shake The family of a talented young musician who died after adding just one teaspoon of caffeine powder to a protein shake is warning people against using the substance. Lachlan Foote died the day before his 22nd birthday after blacking out and never regaining consciousness in New South Wales, Australia....
21:39 2019-07-08

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
03:13 2019-06-04

U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said....
03:00 2019-06-22

Israel, Hamas adding security after Gaza border incursions The Israeli government is staging additional security in Gaza to foil militants' entry to areas near the border, which officials say has happened multiple times in less than two weeks....
20:52 2019-08-13

Remember the Chevy Trailblazer? GM is resurrecting the SUV and adding a Buick Encore GX GM has jumped into the SUV boom by announcing two compacts, the Trailblazer and Buick Encore GX that will join Chevrolet and Buick’s lineups in 2020.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Google is adding a helpful play button to the toolbar in Chrome Google appears to be on a mission to improve the online media playback experience: not long after adding support for keyboard controls, it's now experimenting with a play button that appears on Chrome's toolbar.As spotted by ZDNet, the idea is you can quickly stop and restart audio and vid...
13:00 2019-07-07

Julie Sweet to Run Accenture, Adding a Woman to the Ranks of Corporate C.E.O.s Her appointment raises the number of women at the helm of the most valuable U.S. public companies to 27, but that is just slightly more than 5 percent of those firms....
02:13 2019-07-12

President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide...
02:13 2019-07-12

McDonald's ends UberEats delivery exclusive by adding DoorDash If you suddenly have an urge for McDonald's at home, you won't need to go through UberEats to get it. The fast food chain has expanded its delivery options to include DoorDash. The rollout will start in Houston, where the courier option will be ava......
03:00 2019-07-17

'Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience' part two is adding the Olympus Coliseum When the Kingdom Hearts: VR Experience dropped earlier this year, it was incomplete and missing some levels that might have put a damper on your nostalgia trip. Now, Disney and Square Enix are rolling out the experience's second part, which turns mor......
18:52 2019-07-21

UPS adding Sunday delivery next year, joining rival FedEx United Parcel Service Inc next year will join rival FedEx Corp in adding Sunday delivery services, efforts viewed as bids to fend off customer-turned-competitor Amazon.com Inc....
01:26 2019-07-24

McDonald's CEO says he needs to know adding a vegan burger will boost traffic to restaurants McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook said that the fast food chain is trying to figure out if adding a vegan burger will drive sales enough to make up for the added complexity it will add to its menu....
15:39 2019-05-29

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

Man chases dog on London railway, adding to commuter heat misery London commuters were fuming after a man lost control of his dog at a railway station and chased it down one of the capital's busiest stretches of track, adding to transport delays on Britain's hottest July day on record....
18:39 2019-07-31

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/challenge competition series (9 p.m.) pits eight families against each other as they whip up family recipes from their respective backgrounds for the ultim...
19:00 2019-06-27

When Low-Alcohol Wine Is a High Priority Our headache-prone wine columnist seeks out wines that clock in no higher than 12% alcohol—for the sake of pleasure, not piety. Here are her top five bottles....
23:26 2019-06-06

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
01:00 2019-08-01

New Saudi club to open with Ne-Yo, but alcohol still a no-no A non-alcoholic nightclub is opening in Saudi Arabia in the latest push to loosen restrictions on entertainment, but it had already courted controversy with detractors prompting Instagram to pull the venue’s new account down...
16:26 2019-06-13

Cigarettes, alcohol and a 5am jog: how to become Liam Gallagher The makers of a Creation Records biopic want the public to audition for the role of ‘young Liam’. One hopeful explains his approachIn many ways, I am Liam Gallagher. We are both in our 40s. I can rock a £24 Primark version of that £467 orange Oi Polloi parka Liam wore to One Love Manchester. Er … I ...
15:26 2019-06-28

How does alcohol affect rheumatoid arthritis? Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is generally safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and it may even offer some benefits. However, alcohol can interfere with some RA medications, and heavy drinking can lead to health problems. We take a look at the research and official guidelines here...
02:13 2019-07-12

Alcohol is now being marketed as a ‘wellness’ drink Millennials are toasting to the wellness booze trend. Young adults today are imbibing less than previous generations, and many have kicked the habit altogether, preferring to make sobriety the hip choice. At the same time, health-conscious millennials are spending more money at the gym, even making ...
23:00 2019-06-06

SEC Lifts Stadium-Wide Alcohol Ban (LEX 18) – The Southeastern Conference announced that it will lift a stadium-wide alcohol ban at athletic events. The new policy requires any SEC institution choosing to permit alcohol sales at athletic events to establish policies governing the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages con...
21:00 2019-05-31

The colleges with the most drug and alcohol arrests The school with the most alcohol arrests isn't particularly known as a party school, but it posted 189.6 such instances per 10,000 students in 2017.       ...
14:26 2019-08-19

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourdain’s statement perfectly expresses the Chin...
11:00 2019-05-23

Monster Looks Beyond Energy Drinks Into Alcohol Monster Beverage, the leader in energy drinks, is considering selling hard seltzers, malt beverages and spirits as it fends off incursions by competitors....
07:26 2019-06-08

The rise of the sober curious: having it all, without alcohol Influencers are taking a sober second look at drinking culture – but for whose benefit?Louise Delage was briefly Instagram famous in 2016 – forever ago in internet years, so you may need a quick refresher on who she was.Delage was a young, beautiful, Parisian Instagram it-girl with more than 100,000...
15:13 2019-07-01

US extends record-breaking growth streak by adding 164,000 jobs in July Unemployment rate steady at 3.7%Pace of hiring slowing and wage growth lacklustreThe US continued its record breaking streak of jobs growth in July, adding 164,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7%.The news was broadly in line with economists’ predictions. They had been expec...
17:00 2019-08-02

Adding This Spice To Your Milkshake May Trick Your Brain Into Thinking It's Sweet: Study The study that was published in the journal Food Quality and Preference, suggests that in order to limit the consumption of sugar, add vanilla to milkshakes...
18:26 2019-06-21

Microsoft stirs suspicions by adding telemetry files to security-only update This month's Security-only update package for Windows 7 includes an unexpected compatibility/telemetry component that has some skeptical users up in arms....
11:39 2019-07-11

WhatsApp Spotted Adding a Shortcut for Quick Edits of Media in Chats WhatsApp for Android and iPhone have been spotted getting a 'Quick Edit Media Shortcut' feature that will enable quick editing of media files you have sent or received on the app....
11:52 2019-07-11

North Face Apologizes for Adding Its Own Photos to Wikipedia to Promote Its Brand The North Face said it was ending a campaign that took photos of its clothing and equipment at outdoor destinations and uploaded the branded pictures to Wikipedia....
22:13 2019-05-30

American Airlines adding first flights to Africa, Poland, returning to Tel Aviv American plans to begin service between Philadelphia and Morocco and Chicago and Poland next summer. Flights to Israel will resume next fall.       ...
15:26 2019-08-08

Low-Carb Diet: 5 Interesting Ways Of Adding Carrots To Your Daily Meals Carrots can be fashioned into savoury and sweet dishes as well and although they're probably the healthiest when you eat them raw, they might not be the tastiest veggies out there, on their own....
16:39 2019-07-04

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
23:13 2019-07-02

EU mulls adding Saudi Arabia to money-laundering gray list The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that could allow Saudi Arabia to be moved to a new gray list after having been briefly blacklisted....
13:52 2019-07-11

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
09:52 2019-07-16

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
23:26 2019-06-14

Experience: I lived in a tree for two years Guests climbed up and abseiled down. I finished my degree on a laptop and watched ravens raise their youngI’ve always felt a deep connection with trees and have often turned to them in challenging times. In October 1998, I was 25 and living in Humboldt County, California, doing side jobs while study...
15:26 2019-06-28

Historic New Jersey oak tree dead at 600 A New Jersey tree with a history dating back to the area’s first English settlement has come crashing down. The Salem white oak stood proudly for nearly 600 years before it was uprooted Thursday evening, prompting residents to pay tribute to its rich history, according to NJ.com. Under its bra...
17:00 2019-06-07

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' friendship....
05:39 2019-06-12

‘Bob Mueller is struggling’ House Democrats caught wind of Robert Mueller’s reluctance earlier this year: the special counsel may not be “up to” testifying after he concluded his Russia probe. The chatter was second-hand and cryptic. Staffers negotiating to get Mueller to appear on Capitol Hill weren’t sure where the messages ...
01:26 2019-07-25

Germans are drinking more alcohol-free beer Non-alcoholic beer has long been on the drinks menu in Germany. But the once ridiculed beverage is becoming increasingly popular. Are Germans sobering up?...
05:00 2019-08-15

Why Alcohol Companies Are Betting on Non-Alcoholic ‘Booze’ It’s a Wednesday evening in Brooklyn, NY, and bars are dead. Tea-candle-dotted tables sit empty, waiting for a happy hour rush that isn’t. But tucked away on a side street, hours before its midnight closing time, a bar called Getaway hums with activity. Metal straws clink against ice and...
19:26 2019-06-03

How cleaning helped me rebuild what alcohol had ruined They say cleaning is detoxing – it’s not, but it was part of my recovery from addictionIf you’ve ever done a real detox off drugs and alcohol to get clean, the whole notion of cleaning your flat as a way to some sort of psychological Nirvana seems suspect. Yet this is exactly what the new cleaning g...
22:26 2019-05-21

Empty alcohol bottles used for counterfeit booze CNBC's Frank Holland reports on the illicit alcohol market. After resort deaths in the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica were reported, an investigation into illicit alcohol was opened....
22:13 2019-07-31

Does drinking alcohol in older age prolong life? New research presents the results of a 16-year follow-up to 'one of the largest and most rigorous' studies on the link between alcohol use and mortality....
14:26 2019-07-07

Booze bottles might be more dangerous than the alcohol inside them Alcoholic beverages are carefully controlled and their distribution is strictly regulated. Unfortunately, the typically fancy bottles that various spirits, beer, and wine come in might be hiding some rather serious dangers of their own. A new study that focused on the materials used to make various ...
20:00 2019-06-29

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Health shows that drug overdose deaths more than double...
15:52 2019-06-13

As a Muslim, I can’t cook with alcohol – what can I use instead? | Kitchen aide Halal vinegar, heavily spiced stock, grape juice vinegar ... there are lots of alternatives that fit the billLots of recipes include red wine (for meat, pasta sauce etc) or white wine (chicken, fish, chicken, risotto etc), but as a Muslim, I can’t cook with alcohol. What can I use as a substitute?Ma...
15:13 2019-05-31

Want to live longer? Drink alcohol, new study says Drinking alcohol at an advanced age might actually increase longevity, a recent study of nearly 8,000 men and women aged 78 to 88 found.       ...
00:13 2019-07-14

Healthy Breakfast Tips: Give Your Poha A Makeover By Adding Almond And Cranberry To It Almond And Cranberry Poha is an assortment of nutritious nuts and fruits, retaining the essence of the conventional dish by using mustard seeds and bay leaves....
18:00 2019-08-09

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that has cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

Gran Turismo Sport Has Spent Two Years Adding Great Stuff For Free When Gran Turismo Sport launched in October 2017, it was easy to regard it with suspicion. Despite being the first—and at this rate, perhaps only—Gran Turismo game on the PlayStation 4, it lacked the numeral that would’ve clearly signaled it as the next step in one of the longest-running platform-ex...
23:52 2019-05-31

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
04:26 2019-07-04

Nancy Pelosi Says Trump Wants to Make the U.S. ‘White Again’ by Adding the Census Citizenship Question House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump wants to add a citizenship question to next year’s Census because he wants to “make America white again.” The California Democrat says the administration is battling in federal court to insert the question because it would have...
09:00 2019-07-09

Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

Southwest adding new $99 Hawaii flights in January: Sacramento-Honolulu, Oakland-Kona Tickets for Southwest's new Hawaii flights, including nonstop service from California to the Big Island, go on sale Thursday for as low as $99.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Yankees' Brian Cashman confident despite not adding pitcher at 'unique' trade deadline New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is comfortable with the team's chances of winning the World Series despite not adding a starting pitcher before Wednesday's trade deadline....
21:39 2019-08-01

Amazon Considers Adding ‘Surveillance as a Service’ to Delivery Drones Because Maybe Every Product Should Monitor Us It’s become abundantly clear that Amazon is interested in incorporating surveillance into many of its products and services—through the internet, in our homes, and from the sky. Read more......
18:26 2019-06-21

New Jersey town’s nearly 600-year-old oak tree falls down SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A 600-year-old oak tree known as the tallest one in New Jersey has uprooted. The Salem oak came down Thursday evening, drawing people to mourn its loss. The Salem Religious Society of Friends owns the tree and a graveyard that surrounds it. Society member Jim Waddington tells NJ.c...
00:52 2019-06-08

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
05:26 2019-06-10

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
21:39 2019-06-07

Man hated brother so much he cut down tree featured on ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ A man said his hatred for his brother led him to chop down an iconic Connecticut tree that was featured on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” according to a report. Curtis Pardee, 63, confessed to hacking the 200-year-old Hamden, Conn., “Door Tree” — aptly named because its lower part g...
05:52 2019-08-15

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of inventory woes and declining foot traffic. After Gap announced plans earlier this year to spin off its Old Navy brand into a separate company, t...
05:39 2019-06-02

Struggling Sale 'as frustrated as I've ever been' After his latest rough start -- in which he surrendered three home runs to the Blue Jays -- struggling Red Sox ace Chris Sale said he has never felt more frustrated by his performance....
08:26 2019-07-04

Tainted alcohol has led to 19 deaths in Costa Rica, authorities say Authorities say they have confiscated about 30,000 containers of six brands of alcohol in an effort to keep people from drinking contaminated products....
01:26 2019-07-23

Second-hand harm from alcohol ‘extremely prevalent’ according to new study The study found that women were more likely to be harmed by a spouse, partner or family member, while men were more likely to be harmed by a stranger....
23:00 2019-07-01

Costa Rica blames 19 deaths on tainted alcohol: What you need to know After Costa Rica confiscated 30,000 bottles of counterfeit liquor, authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role in tourist deaths.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
09:26 2019-07-12

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a daytime board meeting. The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports that police were called to the Winnebago County Courth...
00:39 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:52 2019-07-11

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stacking the deck" in his favour to get re-elected in October....
02:39 2019-05-27

China June exports seen falling, adding to fears of global slowdown: Reuters poll China's exports likely fell in June as weakening global demand and a sharp hike in U.S. tariffs took a heavier toll on the world's largest trading nation, a Reuters poll showed....
11:52 2019-07-10

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and France....
22:00 2019-06-11

FROM THE FIELD: Saving the tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea The survival of an endangered animal which looks part kangaroo and part lemur has been secured thanks to a project in Papua New Guinea (PNG) supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
14:52 2019-05-21

Shirtless Nikola Jokić Jubilantly Dances Under A Big Tree The footage is dark, but the figure is large and fleshy enough to rule out the possibility that it is anyone but Nuggets center Nikola Jokić....
19:52 2019-07-31

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
09:26 2019-06-10

Tree stumps that should be dead can be kept alive by nearby trees A tree stump that should have died is being kept alive by neighbouring trees that are funnelling water and nutrients to it through an interconnected root system...
21:00 2019-07-31

Tree Believed to Have Inspired Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax Has Died Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) once wrote his popular children’s books atop Mount Soledad in San Diego, California. From there, he could see a single Monterey Cypress tree that sat within Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California. That tree is thought to have helped inspire The Lorax.Read ...
18:26 2019-06-17

Chimpanzees eat tortoises after smashing them open on tree trunks A group of chimpanzees in Gabon has figured out how to eat tortoises by cracking open their shells against tree trunks — further evidence of the apes’ ingenuity...
15:39 2019-05-23

Man dies after lightning strike causes tree limb to crush car A Connecticut man was killed when a tree was struck by lightning — sending a massive limb, along with electrical wires, crashing onto his car, according to a report. Jarrod Marotto, 21, of Southington, was in his car around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday when the branch landed on his car near the Fairfield-Bri...
21:00 2019-07-18

Hawk recovering after tree it was perched on was struck by lightning TUCSON – A hawk is on the road to recovery after a palm tree it was perched on was struck by lightning Monday evening. According to officials, a palm tree located at an apartment complex near Prince Road and Campbell Avenue caught on fire after it was struck by lightning at around 9 p.m. Monda...
19:52 2019-07-31

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
12:13 2019-06-12

Melania Trump tree statue gets mixed reviews Melania Trump has made a surprise reappearance near her Slovenian hometown of Sevnica, emerging from a tree stump in the form of a rustic wood statue....
21:13 2019-07-08

Bearaby's Tree Napper Is the Best Weighted Blanket For Summer I finally caved and bought a weighted blanket in November, and I swear I’m not exaggerating when I say it completely altered my existence on this small ball of water, dirt, and palpable stress we call Earth. Pre-weighted blanket, I was just your run-of-the-mill anxious insomniac, who spent each and ...
03:13 2019-08-01

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he would send the American leader a new tree....
05:00 2019-06-12

France will send a new 'friendship tree' to Trump after the last one died A new 'friendship tree' will be sent to the White House after the one that France presented to the United States last year died while in quarantine, the French President has said....
20:13 2019-06-12

We contain microbes so deeply weird they alter the very tree of life Newly discovered life forms inside our bodies profoundly affect our health – and provide a glimpse of the vast and mysterious biological "dark matter" within us...
18:00 2019-05-21

Trump and Macron’s symbolic friendship tree dies French media say oak given by Macron and planted at White House is no moreIt was a symbolic gift from Emmanuel Macron to Donald Trump at the height of their “bromance” last year: an oak tree ceremoniously planted in the manicured lawns of the White House by both leaders.Macron, on a state visit to t...
16:52 2019-06-10

Amazing! See the world’s largest cashew tree Check out the world’s largest cashew tree in Brazil. The 140-year-old tree brings in thousands of tourists each year, but is the future in doubt?       ...
13:39 2019-07-23

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw customers to Queens, that is only because the tickets we...
08:26 2019-07-02

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday....
19:13 2019-07-13

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and fierce competition in the fast-growing market for electric cars....
17:01 2019-07-05

| Home is where heartbreak is for struggling Vettel Spare a thought for Sebastian Vettel as he and Ferrari hope to push Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes off the top of the podium at their home German Grand Prix....
08:00 2019-07-25

Costa Rican government confiscates 30,000 bottles of alcohol after 19 deaths Costa Rica's national health ministry issued a warning after 19 people died after consuming alcohol with toxic levels of methanol.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

Facebook and Instagram to limit alcohol and tobacco-related content Facebook and Instagram to restrict content related to alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
15:26 2019-07-24

You can buy piñatas filled with mini bottles of alcohol and candy chasers Nipyata A "Nipyata" is an adult piñata filled with mini bottles of alcohol, candy chasers, and party favors. You can select a shape to fit your party theme, plus decide how many mini bottles and which flavors to include. Prices are usually between $89 and $189. Visit INSIDER's homepage for m...
10:00 2019-07-24

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol died from drinking wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the yard at her house in East Yorkshire with a friend last June when she became incoherent and “slumped forward” in her chair, the ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Dayton gunman had cocaine, Xanax, alcohol in his system during attack The gunman who killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol in his system at the time of the shooting rampage, the county coroner said on Thursday....
15:26 2019-08-16

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. The change in the rule — it’s called ...
02:39 2019-08-14

Driver in accident that killed 3 teens smelled of alcohol: police The driver behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament Saturday was reportedly an exotic dancer with a suspended license who cops claimed reeked of alcohol. Gideon Desir, 13, Lens Desir, 15, and Richcarde Dumay, 17, were killed early ...
16:01 2019-05-29

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
20:39 2019-07-08

Man claims he was served ‘toxic’ alcohol instead of water at Bronx eatery Murray Bauer sat down to dinner with his wife at The Pine Restaurant when he took a swig of the restaurant’s “exclusive flat water,” served in a clear glass bottle with the red-sauce joint’s name on it....
07:13 2019-06-30

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
09:13 2019-05-28

A gene linked to alcohol habits may influence who you choose to marry People in a relationship tend to drink a similar amount, but it’s not clear why. Now it seems that a gene linked to alcohol use may shape our choice of partners...
17:39 2019-05-21

Tainted alcohol kills at least 19 in Costa Rica, health officials say At least 19 people have died since early June after drinking alcohol tainted with methanol in Costa Rica, prompting a national alert and widening the focus on the problem of bootleg liquor in Latin America....
18:13 2019-07-22

"No Friends, No Alcohol": Bodybuilding Couple Reveal Their Fitness Regime A teetotal bodybuilding couple from the UK has revealed the secret to their fitness. Ray Houghton and Pamela Coombs have a combined age of 114 - but you wouldn't know it by looking at them....
11:39 2019-06-06

Sheffield tree activists in legal talks to get convictions quashed Move comes after investigation into city council found it fell far short of good practiceTree campaigners in Sheffield who were prosecuted by the council over a programme to fell thousands of street trees are taking legal advice to get their convictions quashed.The move follows a 15-month investigat...
18:13 2019-07-24

Camera captures bear’s rub on tree at Russian nature reserve MOSCOW (AP) — An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree — before trying to eat a surveillance camera. The video, posted recently by the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia’s Far East, showed the bear approaching a tree, then rearing up t...
18:26 2019-06-18

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax’ falls in California He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, Calif. San Diego Parks and Recreation Department spokesman Tim Graha...
18:39 2019-06-17

Michigan man impaled by tree stump rescued after 14-hour wait A man impaled by a tree stump at Michigan State University was stranded for 14 hours before being rescued by a group of runners, according to a report. The unidentified victim somehow fell from a tree near a campus running trail at about 6 p.m. Friday, landing on a 2-inch wide stump, according to th...
11:13 2019-07-17

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
04:13 2019-08-15

The Latest: Fallen tree kills teen in storms in Mississippi ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The death of a recent high school graduate in Mississippi is being blamed on stormy weather that’s hit a swath of states. Washington County Coroner Methel Johnson tells The Delta Democrat-Times of...
20:26 2019-06-20

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women's Open Lightning struck a large tree between the 18th fairway and 11th green at the Country Club of Charleston during a weather delay at the U.S. Women's Open        ...
01:39 2019-06-01

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
23:52 2019-06-03

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests across the US are at risk of being ravaged by an army of harmful pests, undermining a crucial resource in addressing the climate crisis, new research ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Crews battle palm tree fire in Green Valley TUCSON –  Fire crews are battling a palm tree fire in Green Valley Monday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire District, the fire ignited on a tree in the 1800 block of West Placita De Agosto near Via Nuvo Leon and Camino Del Sol. Southern GV currently experiencing a heavy monsoonal down...
02:52 2019-07-23

Scarlett Johansson says she "should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal" Another day, another instance of Scarlett Johansson hurling herself off a public relations cliff: The former Ghost In The Shell actress gave a new interview to As If magazine this week, touching on a wide variety of issues germane to her career. Topics ranged from the good (Directors shouldn’t force...
01:26 2019-07-14