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Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park

If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park

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Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
15:13 2019-06-12

Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park: The scenery of 'Ozark' without the man-made drama Whether your idea of fun is camping, fishing, kayaking, hiking or biking, there's something for everyone at this year-round, 476-acre Missouri park.       ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Amazon Prime Day 2019: early deals on the Echo and Echo Dot live now If you're looking to save money on some pre-Amazon Prime Day deals, then you've come to the right place. For a limited time, Amazon has the Echo Dot smart speaker on sale for $24.99. That's a 50% discount and only 0.99¢ more than the Black Friday price. Amazon also has the larger...
03:52 2019-07-06

Amazon will be deeply discounting its Echo speakers and devices on Prime Day 2019 — here's every Echo deal you'll find Amazon Prime Day 2019 won't officially begin until July 15, but Amazon has already announced some of the deals it'll offer on its own devices. Starting on July 15, Amazon's family of Echo devices will be on sale. The Echo speaker will be $49.99 (originally $99.99). See the rest of the Echo deals be...
04:39 2019-07-14

Echo Show 5 vs Echo Spot: which Amazon smart display comes out on top? Smart home enthusiasts are in thrall to Amazon. With the humble Amazon Echo having found its way into millions of homes worldwide, and expanded into a number of distinct models, it’s no surprise that the latest Echo to land from the retail giant – the Echo Show 5 – is already dr...
21:00 2019-06-18

Best Buy is slashing the price of the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot by 50% for a limited time Guillermo Garszon/Business Insider The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are among the best smart speakers you can buy, thanks to Alexa's many skills. For a limited time, the Echo Dot and Echo are 50% off at Best Buy. We typically don't see such deep discounts on Echo speakers except on Prime Day and Cyber ...
02:00 2019-08-06

Inbee Park shoots 62 to take LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Inbee Park had five straight birdies in a 9-under 62 to take the first-round lead Friday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Seeking her 20th LPGA Tour victory and first since early last year, the South Korean star began the birdie run on the second hole of the round that st...
04:00 2019-06-29

Park, Ciganda tied for LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park birdied the final two holes for an 8-under 63 and a share of lead with Carlota Ciganda on Saturday after the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Park, the second-ranked South Korean star who won the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapo...
05:39 2019-06-30

Sung Hyun Park birdies 18th for LPGA Tour win in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and seventh overall. The 25-year-old Park is projected to move from second to first in the world ranking Monday. She will ta...
02:00 2019-07-01

Tour champion Thomas out of Tour de Suisse, Tour participation in doubt Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas crashed on the fourth stage of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday and abandoned the race, his team said, putting a question mark over his participation in the July 6-27 French race, the biggest in the cycling calendar....
21:13 2019-06-18

Ian Blackford: PM 'playing a game of bluff' The SNP's Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, has told MPs in the Commons that Boris Johnson is "playing a game of bluff and bluster" over leaving the EU....
16:52 2019-09-04

Computers Can Now Bluff Like a Poker Champ. Better, Actually. A new artificial intelligence program called Pluribus is so advanced at a key human skill—deception—that it wiped out five human poker players with one lousy hand. ‘Hopeless.’...
03:39 2019-07-12

AMD exec: Nvidia fell for our double bluff Enlarge / AMD's Scott Herkelman explains to HotHardware how he "jebaited" Nvidia. (credit: 2.5 Geeks) Earlier this month, AMD Radeon VP Scott Herkelman tweeted a single, cryptic word: jebaited. If you're not a big Twitch person, that probably doesn't mean much to you. Thankfully, Herkelman made it...
00:13 2019-07-23

Max Kepler Kept Calling Trevor Bauer's Bluff Twins outfielder Max Kepler was fantastic in Thursday’s 5-4 win over Cleveland as he went 4-for-4 with three home runs and a walk. There are two ways to look at this performance, and they’re not mutually exclusive. You could say that Kepler had a hell of a night, and you could say that opposing pitc...
21:00 2019-06-07

Don’t buy the bluff. Here’s the truth about no-deal Brexit | Anand Menon From trade to data, new research by The UK in a Changing Europe outlines the real consequences of crashing outNo-deal Brexit has never loomed larger than in the current moment. Boris Johnson has said that Britain will leave the European Union on 31 October. His entire political strategy is based on ...
19:52 2019-09-03

Big second half helps TCU beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-7 Jalen Reagor, TCU's leading receiver last season, dropped three passes and muffed a punt return before making amends late in the third quarter to help the Horned Frogs pull away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 39-7 in the season opener for both teams       ...
10:13 2019-09-01

One killed, at least three hurt after bluff collapses onto California beach A woman was killed and at least several other people hurt on Friday when a chunk of a sandstone bluff overlooking a Southern California beach collapsed onto them, local police and fire officials said....
05:26 2019-08-03

Three killed after bluff collapse at Southern California beach Two more deaths were reported early Saturday after a bluff overlooking a popular beach collapsed Friday afternoon in Southern California, authorities said.....
22:26 2019-08-03

Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump’s ‘bluff’ in tweet on impeachment In the latest installment of her spat with President Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out his “bluff” after he used comments the progressive darling made about mounting calls to impeach him. “Mr. President, you’re from Queens. You may fool the rest of the country, but I’...
18:52 2019-06-17

Death toll rises after bluff collapse at Southern California beach Two more deaths were reported early Saturday after a bluff overlooking a popular beach collapsed Friday afternoon in Southern California, authorities said.....
09:00 2019-08-03

Boris Johnson should call the DUP’s bluff and create a border in the Irish Sea | Simon Jenkins Only a separate, soft-Brexit status for Northern Ireland can resolve the backstop conundrumAs Boris Johnson journeyed back from this week’s desperate trip to Germany and France, he might have reflected on his hero Churchill and those “dreary steeples of Fermanagh and Tyrone.” Somehow those totems of...
04:26 2019-08-23

Utah's Arches National Park certified as international dark sky park; what does that mean? The designation will help Utah's Arches National Park grow astronomy programs and encourages astronomy-based tourism in nearby communities.       ...
14:00 2019-07-10

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Lake are coated with the blue-green muck, which...
11:26 2019-08-25

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universa...
19:39 2019-06-09

Coney Island Amusement Park in Cincinnati shutting down all rides to focus on water park Coney Island in Cincinnati will remove its amusement park rides and center its attention on its Sunlite Pool water park area       ...
15:26 2019-09-10

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

Mezgec secures 'fastest ever' Tour bunch sprint in Tour de Pologne "Mitchelton-Scott\u0027s Luka Mezgec has reportedly secured the fastest ever WorldTour bunch sprint finish with his Stage 2 win at the Tour of Pologne on Sunday."...
17:13 2019-08-05

PGA Tour signs umbrella sponsor deal for developmental tour The PGA Tour signs 10-year umbrella sponsorship deal for its developmental tour that provides the best path to the big leagues        ...
07:13 2019-06-20

Amazon Echo Show 5: everything you need to know Amazon has announced the latest addition to the Echo family, the Amazon Echo Show 5. Confusingly, this isn't the fifth generation of Amazon's popular Alexa-powered Echo Show smart display – it's actually the third generation, with its name referring to its diminutive 5.5-i...
15:39 2019-05-29

Nick Castellanos rips Tigers' Comerica Park: 'This park is a joke' Even after hitting a walk-off home run on Sunday, the Tigers slugger went on how his home ballpark is unfair for hitters.       ...
21:39 2019-07-22

The best Amazon Prime Day deal yet? Echo Dot is down to $22 / £22 Amazon Prime Day has started super early for those looking for a great deal on the Echo Dot, with the price slashed both sides of the Atlantic.In the US, this Alexa-powered speaker is down to just $22 from $49.99 for Prime members - whereas in the UK it's an almost identical saving, lopping a m...
00:52 2019-07-15

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart assistant. With the proliferation of Alexa in ......
16:00 2019-05-21

Amazon unveils the $90 Echo Show 5 Amazon usually saves its big product reveals for the fall, but it's shaking things up this year. Today, it unveiled its latest take on the smart display, the Amazon Echo Show 5. That's right, I said 5, even though this is only the third iteration of......
18:00 2019-05-29

Better than Prime Day - time's running out to get the best Echo Dot deal ever When the Amazon Prime Day deals roll into town in July, it's a no-brainer that the Amazon Echo Dot will get a big discount like it does every year. The thing is, it'll be nowhere near as good as this one - and it ends at 9am tomorrow. This is a UK-only deal, but we've rounded up ...
14:52 2019-05-23

PRIME CHEAP: At $22, who cares if the Echo Dot is spying on you? Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Hating on the existence of Monday? What better way to brush off that existential crisis with some great online shopping? Amazon’s got you covered with Prime Day deals t...
18:26 2019-07-15

The Echo Dot is already on sale for Prime Day at its best price of the year Early Amazon Prime Day deals are already in full swing, and the insanely popular Echo Dot is one of the first and best deals we've seen so far.       ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Amazon is reportedly working on a better-sounding Echo Despite an influx of new models last year, Amazon's Echo probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of high fidelity. The company wants to change that by introducing a higher-quality version of the Echo to better compete with th......
15:26 2019-07-12

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could use y......
01:52 2019-05-26

Prime Day extended: the Amazon Echo Dot is on sale for 50% off While Amazon Prime Day is officially over, there are still some hot deals that are available on the tech giant's site. Our favorite Prime Day extended sale is the Echo Dot smart speaker that's on sale for $22. That's a 50% discount and only $3 more than the Prime Day all-time low pric...
17:52 2019-07-17

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
17:00 2019-06-28

Amazon launches smaller Echo Show device for $90 Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a smaller version of the company's Echo Show smart speaker, which is powered by its popular voice assistant Alexa....
16:39 2019-05-29

Get the Insignia 55-inch 4K TV on sale for $299.99 and receive a free Echo Dot If you're looking for a cheap 4K TV deal, then you're in luck. Best Buy currently has massive discounts on top brand TVs, which include the best-selling Insignia 55-inch TV that's on sale for just $299.99. That's a $130 discount and the best price we've found for the 4K smar...
18:39 2019-08-19

Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is louder and brighter than ever Having released a kids-friendly version of the Echo Dot last year, Amazon has given the popular smart speaker a fresh new look and a louder sound for 2019. The new Echo Dot Kids Edition 2019 comes with child-friendly perks, including a two-year damage replacement warranty, a cute rainbow design...
14:39 2019-06-13

Amazon Echo link could be turning UK parents off the name Alexa The number of parents in Britain calling their baby girls Alexa dropped by more than half last year, statistics showed on Thursday, possibly due to the link with Amazon Echo voice-controlled gadgets....
18:00 2019-08-29

Monday's Best Deals: Echo Dots, Reebok, Pretzels, and More An on-sale smart plug, discounted Stila Cosmetics palettes, and an under-desk elliptical lead off Monday’s best deals from around the web....
18:39 2019-08-05

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the biggest names in tech, the Amazon Echo and the Goo...
20:26 2019-05-29

Amazon Prime Student Members: Get 40% Off an Echo Device Right Now If you’re an Amazon Prime Student member, Amazon is running a pretty solid Back to School deal right now on Echo devices that allows you to get 40% off a device for your dorm room....
23:26 2019-08-21

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which has been lodged with the FTC by groups including ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
01:39 2019-07-13

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
18:00 2019-07-12

Best Buy TV sale: save on the Insignia 55-inch 4K TV and receive a free Echo Dot If you're looking for a cheap 4K TV deal, then you're in luck. The Best Buy TV sale includes massive discounts on top brand TVs, which include the best-selling Insignia 55-inch TV that's discounted down to just $299.99. That's a $130 discount and the best price we've found f...
19:52 2019-08-20

Amazon's Echo Dot and Ring Video Doorbell Pro bundle is on sale for $25 off Amazon The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is one of the best smart doorbells you can buy, thanks to its great camera and smart integration with Amazon's Alexa. For a limited time, you can get a $25 discount on a bundle that comes with the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and an Amazon Echo Dot. Amazon Prime Day 20...
02:39 2019-07-10

Amazon said to be launch new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of device of Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, according to the sources cited in the report, and will...
15:39 2019-07-12

For 24 hours only, you can get a used Amazon Echo Show in 'good' condition at a crazy low $49.99 Smart speakers in general and smart speakers with touchscreens (aka smart displays) in particular are growing at an incredible pace around the world, eclipsing pretty much every other consumer tech market segment in terms of the pace at which sales have been surging for the last couple of years. As ...
14:00 2019-06-05

Google Nest Hub Max vs Amazon Echo Show: which smart display is better? In the on-going war between Amazon and Google to win your smart home, the companies have released a number of products to keep you connected, entertained and now, keep you safe as well. If you want all of the above in a single device, however, your best bets are the latest Amazon Echo Show (2nd...
19:39 2019-09-14

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along those lines coming as soon as next year. Comcast has been working for more than a year now on a healthcare-focused device described as similar to the A...
05:39 2019-05-22

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

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according to a statement from Echo Fox....
09:26 2019-08-10

Amazon announces Echo Show 5 smart display in India for Rs 8,999 Amazon has announced the Echo Show 5 which is a toned-down version of the company’s own Echo Show smart display. The Echo Show 5 essentially brings a smart display to lower price segment while still offering the added benefits that come from having a screen powered by Alexa.In addition, the c...
10:39 2019-05-30

Macy's will let you save a whopping $60 with the purchase of two Amazon Echo Dot units Amazon's third-generation Echo Dot is not typically very pricey, fetching $49.99 with essentially the same smart features in tow as the "standard" $100 second-gen Echo. But for a limited time, Amazon's diminutive smart speaker can be purchased at a massive 40 percent discount. Even better, new Amazo...
14:52 2019-06-07

Amazon Echo Show 5 vs Lenovo Smart Clock: which is better in the bedroom? Is there a smart device for every room of your home? Amazon and Lenovo sure hope so. Despite the worries about having always-listening devices sat in your bedroom, both companies have built gadgets for that specific location – the Amazon Echo Show 5 and Lenovo Smart Clock are headed to your b...
17:52 2019-07-09

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able to ask "Alexa, call mum" and have your smart speake...
10:39 2019-06-12

This 56% Echo Dot price drop is still the Amazon Prime Day deal to beat Amazon Prime Day has been rolling for a while now, and we're seeing all manner of deals come out - but this one for the Echo Dot still remains one of the best.This is the lowest price we've ever seen for the Echo Dot (3rd generation), and for more than 50% less you can grab this attractive...
04:39 2019-07-16

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures who have been convicted....
13:26 2019-06-18

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fox’s future in the world of competitive League of L...
22:00 2019-07-16

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering customers and assuring them that their data isn’t ...
22:13 2019-05-29

Amazon Prime Day deal: get a free Echo Dot and save on the Ring Doorbell Pro Amazon's 48-hour sale is less than a week away, and the tech giant is releasing early Prime Day deals leading up to the big event. Right now, Prime members can get the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and a free Echo Dot on sale for just $169. That's the lowest price we've seen for the Ring Vi...
17:52 2019-07-09

Free Amazon Echo - Vodafone's cheap fibre broadband deals just got even better Like Roger Federer at Wimbledon, sometimes the greatest things just get better and better. The equivalent in the world of broadband deals is the fibre offering from Vodafone.Earlier in the week it got cheaper, with a pound a month coming off Vodafone's most affordable plan to a barely believabl...
13:39 2019-07-14

Amazon TV deal: save on the Toshiba Fire TV and receive a free Echo Dot Amazon's back to school sale includes discounts on popular devices that include Fire TV sticks, tablets, security cameras, smart speakers, and more. Amazon is also discounting the best-selling Toshiba 4K TV that has the Fire TV experience built-in. This limited-time offer also includes a free E...
18:52 2019-08-22

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for pre-order in both charcoal and sandstone colors for...
07:26 2019-05-30

"Echo Manmohan Singh's Words": Mamata Banerjee To Centre On "Vendetta" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today borrowed former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "advice" as she accused the government of diverting attention from the state of the economy....
15:39 2019-09-06

The best cheap Amazon Echo prices, deals and sales in June 2019 The Alexa voice assistant has become synonymous with voice-controlled smart speakers around the world in just a few short years. If you want to find out why, then take a look at our roundup of the best Amazon Echo prices. If there are any Amazon Echo sales or deal promos from your favorite reta...
01:13 2019-06-02

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo competitor to track people's health Comcast is working on a device to monitor people's health at home, as well as some media and communications services, according to people familiar with the plans....
19:52 2019-05-21

New Amazon Prime Student members can get the latest Echo Dot at a shockingly low price Based on the latest reports, it doesn't look like Amazon's dominant position in the global smart speaker market is in any real danger for the foreseeable future. But you can never be too careful when trying to fend off a tech giant like Google, which has been routinely offering its entry-level model...
09:00 2019-05-23

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN....
07:13 2019-07-24

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: smaller, cheaper Alexa display Camera shutter, tap gesture, better speakers and 5.5in screen make for an appealing smart alarm clockAmazon’s latest Echo Show 5 Alexa smart display is smaller, cheaper and has improved privacy, but is a £79.99 5.5in screen with a camera ready to replace your alarm clock in the bedroom?The Show 5 is...
11:13 2019-07-24

Hong Kong neighborhoods echo with late night cries for freedom Every night at 10 p.m., Hong Kong neighborhoods and university dorms echo with pro-democracy and anti-government chants, the latest form of protest in the Chinese-ruled city where a civil disobedience movement has been going on for more than 12 weeks....
15:52 2019-09-02

This ace fibre broadband deal gets you a free speed upgrade and an Amazon Echo Dot You're a good few hours deep into your fibre broadband deals search. Twenty tabs with offers, comparisons and monthly calculations stacking up on your computer. In other words, you're lost in the overwhelming experience that is picking your broadband package.Luckily for you, we're her...
15:39 2019-08-29

These ace fibre broadband deals get you a free speed upgrade and an Amazon Echo Dot You're a good few hours deep into your fibre broadband deals search. Twenty tabs with offers, comparisons and monthly calculations stacking up on your computer. In other words, you're lost in the overwhelming experience that is picking your broadband package.Luckily for you, we're her...
17:39 2019-08-29

Thursday's Best Deals: Thermapen Mk4, Original Echo Show, Acer Gear, and More A discounted ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4, the 1st Generation Echo Show, and an Acer Gear Gold Box lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
18:52 2019-06-27

Amazon unveils all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and it's already on sale at a nice discount Smart speakers are incredibly popular around the world these days, and as much as Amazon, Google, and Apple would like the premium Echo Show, Home Max, and HomePod to be the ones selling like hotcakes, the staggering growth of this fledgling market is primarily driven by the entry-level, ultra-affor...
22:26 2019-06-12

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Dot with Vodafone's fastest fibre Update: Originally, this broadband deal from Vodafone came with an Amazon Echo Plus. Vodafone has now changed the freebie you'll get to an Amazon Echo Dot. At present, this offer is due to run until September 10.We have to say, this broadband deal has us somewhat stumped. Vodafone has taken bot...
14:26 2019-08-19

Echo Trump’s Tough Talk, or Lift Tariffs? Democrats Clash Over Trade Though presidential candidates appearing at a debate on Tuesday generally favored a strong approach to China, they differed over whether protectionism was the way forward....
18:00 2019-07-31

Broadband deal of the week: free Amazon Echo Plus with Vodafone's fastest fibre We have to say, this broadband deal has us somewhat stumped. Vodafone has taken both of its fibre broadband deals and priced them at the same monthly cost. Confusing? Yes. A great time to seize a bargain on some superfast fibre internet? An even bigger yes.It means for just £23 a month (or only...
20:13 2019-08-16

Amazon AU Father's Day sale slashes prices on Kindle, Echo and Fire TV devices If you've been hunting for the perfect Father's Day gift for dad, and still haven't gotten anything gift-wrapped yet, you're cutting it pretty fine. Father's Day 2019 is this week – Sunday, September 1 – meaning you've got a bit less than seven days,. Shop...
03:52 2019-08-26

Amazon Echo devices are assembled by teenagers forced to work overtime hours In a scathing report that shouldn’t shock anyone, a new expose from China Labor Watch reveals that a Foxconn-owned factory has been employing upwards of 1,500 teenagers (aged 16-18) as interns. Their task? Making speakers for Amazon. While there’s nothing necessarily wrong with a teenage...
00:26 2019-08-10

Ring's Excellent Security Systems Are Dirt Cheap For Prime Day, Plus a Free Echo Dot Ring is best known for its security cameras and doorbells, but its indoor home security system is one of our favorite options without a monthly fee (but if you do want 24/7 monitoring, it’s only $10 per month). Various starter kits are on sale for easily the best prices ever, starting at just $119 f...
20:52 2019-07-15

Echo Fox partners fail in attempt to secure temporary restraining order against Rick Fox The former Los Angeles Laker has been one of the most prominent figures in the mainstreaming of competitive video gaming but has been in a bitter internal battle over the future of his esports franchise....
10:26 2019-08-24

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished condition or you simply didn't feel comfortable buying a refurb, now's your chance to save quite a bit of money on some of the e-commerce giant's most popular...
03:00 2019-06-10

Teen Students Forced to Work Overtime Building Amazon Echo Devices In China In July, a 17-year-old high school student in China was sticking protective film over 3,000 Amazon Echo dots a day at the Foxconn factory in Hengyang. She was working ten hours a day and six days a week. And she was among more than 1,000 students employed by the factory to work overtime on Amazon’s ...
00:26 2019-08-10

The Pitter Patter of Tiny Neanderthal Feet Echo Across Time as Footprints Found in France They walked and perhaps played along the beach in a prehistoric world; we know this as archaeologists have discovered hundreds of Neanderthal footprints in France ...
23:39 2019-09-11

Amazon is releasing a high-end Echo speaker in 2020 and working on home robots, report Amazon is reportedly working on a new Echo speaker with improved sound quality, competing with Apple's HomePod and premium Sonos speakers.       ...
20:52 2019-07-12

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news....
16:52 2019-07-11

Saturday's Best Deals: Wayfair Home Renovation Sale, Casper Pillows, Echo Dot Wall Mount, and More An Echo Dot Wall mount, $100 Off a Casper Mattress, Plus 2 Free Original Pillows, and Wayfair’s Home Renovation Sale lead of Saturday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
19:52 2019-08-17

A Tour of the Tour Buses “Can’t wait to get on the road again,” goes the Willie Nelson song. Here’s how two bands — one in a van, one in an, er, bigger conveyance — go from gig to gig....
08:52 2019-07-11

New Amazon Echo gear on the way? Amazon teases big Seattle launch event At this rate, you’re going to need to build an extension on your house to accommodate all the Amazon Echo speakers out there: Amazon has just announced that it’s going to be hosting a large launch event in Seattle at the end of this month, September 25.In what’s now becoming an ...
20:26 2019-09-12

Shortcomings of Lampard the manager echo those of Lampard the player | Jonathan Wilson The midfield problems at the root of Frank Lampard’s early defeats as Chelsea manager will have been familiar to anyone who followed the ups and downs of his playing careerC enturies from now, when the world is a wasteland and football exists only in the ruins of stadiums half-buried in the desert, ...
00:13 2019-08-18

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
15:00 2019-06-14

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of the past: 30 years ago, the U.S. Navy and Iran we...
16:39 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Volkswagen CEO interested in Tesla stake, Manager Magazin reports CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla, German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources....
15:13 2019-08-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
15:39 2019-07-08

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

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

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

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

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

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

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
00:13 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Melco Resorts to cooperate with Australian inquiry into Crown stake Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday it will cooperate with an Australian gaming regulator's inquiry into its $1.2 billion stake purchase in Crown Resorts....
08:52 2019-08-09

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

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

LVMH Buys Minority Stake in Stella McCartney House LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton bought a minority stake in the British fashion house set up by Stella McCartney, giving the French luxury company a high-profile vehicle to tap growing demand for high-end clothing marketed as sustainable....
00:39 2019-07-16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:52 2019-06-21

What's at stake in September? Our experts answer the biggest final month questions Who will be the first to 100 wins -- and losses? Which team in the playoff field now is most likely to miss the postseason? Here's what to expect down the stretch....
16:00 2019-09-03

What's at stake in September? Our experts answer the biggest final-month questions Who will be the first to 100 wins -- and losses? Which team in the playoff field now is most likely to miss the postseason? Here's what to expect down the stretch....
17:52 2019-09-03

UPDATE 1-BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the fund said on Sunday....
01:52 2019-08-12

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, newly released records show....
04:26 2019-07-14

Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
11:13 2019-07-18

Warren’s vampire plan seeks to drive a stake through the heart of capitalism Elizabeth Warren, the 2020 Democrat presidential hopeful and former Harvard professor, believes private equity companies are parasites on the economy. The Massachusetts senator describes the business model of private equity firms as being “like vampires — bleeding the company dry and walking away en...
19:00 2019-09-07

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
15:52 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renault-stake-shore-nissan-partnership-finance-minister-...
10:26 2019-06-08

ZF eyes sale of stake in Sweden's Haldex, ending ownership stalemate Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen said on Thursday it would look to sell its 20% stake in brake systems maker Haldex in a move which could break the ownership deadlock in the Swedish firm dating back to a bidding war in 2017....
12:52 2019-09-12

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:52 2019-07-19

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

UPDATE 1-Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
21:39 2019-07-14

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
21:39 2019-07-14

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
01:52 2019-07-16

Noble Group to take stake in Australian rare earths developer Arafura Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-tech industries and electric vehicles....
08:26 2019-06-20

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
18:39 2019-06-07

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

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Hospital-Billing Software Firm Golden Gate Capital is buying a majority stake in billing-software operations of Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system in a deal valued at $1.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said....
00:26 2019-05-30

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
03:39 2019-08-19

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
16:26 2019-07-02

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
20:00 2019-06-03

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
14:52 2019-06-12

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
14:39 2019-06-03

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Ariana Grande, Beatles' Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest record label, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global music industry....
14:52 2019-08-06

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Ariana Grande, Queen's Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest record label, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global music industry....
15:13 2019-08-06

Tech firm Tencent in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group Deal will improve promotion of artists and help identify new talent, says VivendiThe Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks to take a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG), the label to stars including Taylor Swift, the Beatles and Lady Gaga, based on a valuation of the world’s biggest music la...
23:00 2019-08-06

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market....
03:26 2019-08-07

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
21:26 2019-08-14

Third Point cuts United Technologies stake after opposing Raytheon deal Hedge fund Third Point LLC said on Tuesday that it recently cut its investment in United Technologies Corp , becoming the second activist hedge fund to sell shares after the company announced a......
03:26 2019-08-14

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
07:13 2019-08-09

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly: official Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets....
21:00 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-MNG Enterprises reveals 9.4% stake in New Media, protests Gannett deal Newspaper chain MNG Enterprises revealed a 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group Inc on Friday, and said it may decide to vote or campaign against the company's proposed deal with Gannett Co....
16:26 2019-08-09

Renault in Talks on Nissan Stake, Hopes to Revive Fiat Deal Top executives at Nissan and Renault are trying to hash out a deal to reshape their global alliance, a step top executives at the French car company hope will pave the way for merger talks with Fiat Chrysler to resume....
09:00 2019-08-03

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
01:39 2019-05-28

Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports lower earnings Saudi Aramco is planning a blockbuster investment in Reliance Industries , the Indian conglomerate said on Monday, as the Saudi energy giant diversifies its business, where weaker oil prices cut its first-half profit by 12%. In preparation for what could be the world's largest initial public offe...
16:13 2019-08-12

MTG eyes expansion into China as Huya buys stake in e-sports firm ESL Shares in MTG soared 24% on Monday after the Swedish e-sports and gaming firm said Chinese live streaming platform Huya would buy a stake in its portfolio company Turtle Entertainment (ESL) and help it expand into China....
11:39 2019-09-02

Swiss-based Glencore takes controlling stake in PolyMet mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Swiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it’s taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority control over what’s slated to become Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine. PolyMet announced Thursday that Glencore’s stake will rise from ...
19:52 2019-06-27

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

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
19:26 2019-07-01

Sony in $760 million Olympus stake sale after investor Loeb's prodding Sony Corp is selling its 5% stake in Olympus Corp back to the Japanese medical equipment maker for 80.4 billion yen ($762.88 million), a move that Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC had called for....
12:52 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline company the government is struggling to rescue....
11:26 2019-07-12

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
11:26 2019-06-14

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
21:00 2019-07-31

Amazon in talks for stake in Indonesia's ride-hailing startup Go-Jek: source Amazon.com Inc is in early talks with Go-Jek Group to buy a stake in the Indonesian ride-hailing startup, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-08-28

Australia's Mineral Resources to sell larger stake in Wodgina to Albemarle Mineral Resources Ltd on Thursday said that Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, would now buy a 60% stake in its Wodgina Lithium Project, instead of the previously agreed 50%....
03:13 2019-08-01

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
10:13 2019-06-14

Constellation expects $54.8 million loss for stake in weed producer Canopy Constellation Brands expects to record a loss of about $54.8 million in its current quarter from its billion-dollar investment in weed producer Canopy Growth....
04:26 2019-08-27

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started in 2013, a car washing service app he co-founded in 2015, and brainstorming ideas for new businesses. What little spare time the 38-year-old has is of...
10:13 2019-07-11

Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a minority stake in India's Future Retail Ltd, which operates more than 900 stores in India and owns several supermarket brands, including Big Bazaar....
04:52 2019-08-23

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
18:26 2019-05-27

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
08:13 2019-06-11

Tammy Abraham views transfer ban as golden chance to stake Chelsea claim • Striker is ‘buzzing’ at prospect of new season at Stamford Bridge• ‘There is a great chance for us young players so we must go for it’Tammy Abraham has said Chelsea’s transfer ban represents a glorious opportunity for the club’s academy prospects and next season will be “now or never” for him to b...
04:13 2019-06-24

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
04:26 2019-07-04

Gilead to Boost Stake in Belgian Biotech Galapagos as Part of $5.1 Billion Deal Gilead Sciences will pay $5.1 billion to lift its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian biotechnology company’s treatments in development....
06:00 2019-07-15

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
11:39 2019-07-10

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvying up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
21:13 2019-08-01

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

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:26 2019-05-28

Russian court orders seizure of stake in bank in dispute with Baring Vostok A court in Russia's Far East ordered the seizure of a stake in Vostochny Bank [VOSEK.UL] held by private equity group Baring Vostok at Vostochny Bank's own request, court documents published on Monday showed....
17:00 2019-09-02

Final Assam Citizens' List Today, Status Of 41 Lakh At Stake: 10 Points The National Register of Citizens or NRC - a list intended to identify legal residents and weed out illegal immigrants from Assam - will be published at 10 am today, with around 41 lakh people......
03:00 2019-08-31

Mahindra Acquires 55 Per Cent Stake In Ride-Hailing Firm Meru Cabs Mahindra & Mahindra will acquire a 55 per cent stake in radio taxi firm Meru Cabs, the company has announced in an exchange filing. The Indian auto giant will be making a primary investment of Rs.......
15:00 2019-09-01

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
19:13 2019-07-31

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the talks....
00:52 2019-05-26

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
02:39 2019-08-02

James Packer's Crown Resorts stake sale hits regulatory roadblock Australia's Crown Resorts on Thursday said it had been informed that a planned $1.2 billion stake sale by casino mogul James Packer to Melco Resorts & Entertainment had been delayed....
02:00 2019-08-29

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
10:39 2019-08-21

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
02:39 2019-07-23

REFILE-Carlyle, Bain among shortlisted bidders for S.Korea's Woongjin stake-report Carlyle Group and Bain Capital are among four shortlisted bidders for a stake in South Korean water purifier rental firm Woongjin Coway Co Ltd, the Korea Economic Daily reported on Tuesday....
07:13 2019-08-06

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to several sources close to the companies....
05:39 2019-06-10

India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
21:52 2019-08-12

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
15:00 2019-05-21

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
19:26 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-Mantle Ridge buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has bought nearly 10% of Aramark's common stock to push for changes at the U.S. food services company, a regulatory filing showed on Friday....
03:52 2019-08-17

MSNBC analyst: Trump is putting 'lives at stake' if 2016 intel is disclosed MSNBC analyst Jeremy Bash blasted President Trump following remarks made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and warned that "lives are at stake" if the administration discloses intel from the 2016 election. ...
02:13 2019-05-30

Mantle Ridge's Hilal buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP bought nearly 10% of U.S. food services company Aramark's common stock and while it plans to push for changes, the fund is stopping short of making an outright bid for the company, a regulatory filing showed....
03:52 2019-08-17

College admissions scandal: Parents' sentences at stake as judge presses prosecution Prosecutors say universities and testing companies suffered losses in the college admissions scandal. It could determine whether parents go to prison.        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

Ubisoft acquires 70% stake in Green Panda Games, bolstering its hyper-casual stable Ubisoft is acquiring a 70% stake in Green Panda Games, which makes games like Bee Factory and Golf Orbit and has over 78 million downloads. Read More...
06:13 2019-08-01

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling....
20:13 2019-07-23

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Ireland arrive at Lord's ready to bloody a few noses with plenty at stake in four-day Test The simplistic view would be to see the four-day Test against Ireland as the calm between two storms for England this summer. The World Cup finished — and in some style, you may remember — nine days ago. The Ashes begin in nine days' time....
21:26 2019-07-23

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
10:00 2019-06-21

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
12:52 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-James Packer's Crown Resorts stake sale hits regulatory snag Australia's Crown Resorts on Thursday said it had been informed that a planned $1.2 billion stake sale by billionaire founder James Packer to Melco Resorts & Entertainment had been delayed....
06:00 2019-08-29

Australia's Crown Resorts shares drop as stake sale to Melco dampens buyout hope Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd saw its shares tumble on Friday, after a surprise $1.2 billion selldown by founder James Packer to Hong Kong's Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd dampened hopes for a full buyout....
07:39 2019-05-31

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of handmade bracelets....
17:26 2019-06-20

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Deliveroo statement. This brings the company’s total...
16:52 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Israel's Gazit Globe bets on East Europe real estate with Atrium stake increase Israeli real estate developer Gazit Globe has agreed to buy the 40% of Atrium European Real Estate it does not already own, betting on growth in densely populated urban areas of Eastern Europe....
11:52 2019-07-23

Brooklyn Nets' Joseph Tsai to buy remaining stake in team from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov for $2.3B: report Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is reportedly set to the remaining 51 percent of the team he does not own from majority owner, and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov....
16:13 2019-08-14

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratizing free public resources, are a major part of mak...
16:39 2019-05-27

A Reminder That if Someone Says You Can't Park Somewhere They Might Be Lying There it is. The perfect parking spot, right up until you notice a completely sketchy ‘no-parking’ sign, or a suited-up bellboy telling you that, for sure, you can’t park here, it’s definitely illegal. Friend, I’m here to tell you they might be lying....
23:26 2019-07-11

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
21:52 2019-06-05

There's a new national park. Find out where. Indiana Dunes National Park, a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the US National Park Service....
21:26 2019-06-05

Living In ... Cliffside Park, N.J. With easy access to the city but more affordable housing, the borough draws a range of residents — even some who thought they’d never leave New York....
14:13 2019-07-10

| Boks need to keep Pollard on the park The present, flyhalf-light structure of the Springbok bench increases the importance of Handre Pollard staying fit and firing in Japan. Rob Houwing explains …...
20:39 2019-09-03

Movies in the Park launches for the summer TUCSON — Cox Communications launched its annual Free Summer Movies in the Park series on Friday, May 31 with Incredibles 2. Entertainment and games are set to begin at 6 p.m. at Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater, located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The movie will start at 7:45 p.m. Cox Mo...
06:52 2019-06-01

Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us Is More Than a Vindication of the Central Park Five Nearly an hour into the premiere episode of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix miniseries When They See Us, four of the boys who will soon be known as the Central Park Five are left alone together in a holding cell. (The fifth, Korey Wise, is locked in with adults because he’s all of 16 years old.) ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Brooklyn is getting a massive new park — but there’s a catch It sounds like the kind of perk that couldn’t exist within cramped city limits: a 25,000-square-foot private park. That’s the size of five basketball courts combined. This massive green space is just one part of the 150,000 square feet of amenities that will be on offer at Front and York, a 1.1-mill...
04:52 2019-06-06

'Always Be My Maybe' pairs Ali Wong and Randall Park Netflix keeps churning out romantic comedies, often relying on the smallest of wrinkles to distinguish them. In the case of "Always Be My Maybe," it's clearly a vehicle for Ali Wong and Randall Park, who also hold writing and producing credits on this relatively bland concoction, which blends a whol...
19:00 2019-05-30

Diplomat lists Central Park South co-op for $2.5M The honorary consul of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Mexico, Nadine Karachi-Estrada, and her husband Fernando Estrada, are listing their two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at 150 Central Park South for $2.49 million. It is also available as a rental asking $7,995 per month. The couple bought the 1,211-squar...
03:13 2019-06-13

Sure Seems Like Trump Still Thinks the Central Park Five Are Guilty Nearly three decades after demanding five young people of color be put to death for a crime they didn’t commit, President Donald Trump on Tuesday refused to concede that the Central Park Five are innocent....
03:52 2019-06-19

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
12:52 2019-05-30

Mission possible: £5bn London theme park deal The backers of a £5 billion theme park planned for the Thames Estuary have signed a deal with Paramount Pictures opening the possibility of thriller rides based on films such as Mission: Impossible, Star Trek or The Italian Job....
19:00 2019-06-27

Comedy Central will keep going down to South Park for at least 3 more seasons In a bit of completely unsurprising news, Comedy Central has announced that it has no intention of shutting down the immortal ratings machine that is South Park any time soon. The network has just picked up the show for three more seasons, meaning it’ll survive through at least 26 seasons and 327 ep...
00:26 2019-09-13

California police put Robocop on patrol in park A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage. (June 18)        ...
03:39 2019-06-19

When They See Us: behind the harrowing Netflix drama about the Central Park Five The cast of Ava DuVernay’s devastating fact-based drama talk about the story’s prescience and their memories of the original caseFrom the 39th floor of the Mandarin Oriental in New York, Central Park’s spring blossom takes centre stage in a sweeping Manhattan panorama. But even from this high up, it...
08:00 2019-05-30

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Riverfront Bronx park now a wasteland after $4M makeover A riverfront park the city spruced up with $4 million in taxpayer money is now a virtual wasteland. The main entrance to Bridge Park in the Bronx, a greenway that runs under the George Washington Bridge along the Harlem River, was gated off for months and only reopened Thursday, a day after The Post...
05:26 2019-08-18

Grant Allows for Improvements at Handicap-Accessible Park GEORGETOWN, KY (Lex 18) – A one-of-a-kind playground in Scott County is about to get more improvements specifically meant to help handicapped and mobility challenged children. It’s exciting news to many people, including 11-year-old Josh Divens who, because of Spina Bifida, can’t a...
10:26 2019-05-24

4 the Weekend: Goat Yoga at Udall Park ARTS Star Wars Fri, Sat  & Sun Showtimes vary Join Film Fest Tucson and the Fox Tucson Theatre for a special weekend of Star Wars films! On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there will be screenings of the original Star Wars trilogy. Tickets start at $5. June 28- Star Wars: Episode IV: 7 p.m. June 29- Sta...
18:52 2019-06-27

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franck Bohbot remembers were in Alicante, in the south of Spain. The first thing he and his parents did was go to a big water park. “It was so much fun,” he...
12:26 2019-05-26

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita Park A 9-year-old gelding named Kochees, injured in a race on Saturday, became the 26th fatality at the racetrack since Dec. 26, and the third in nine days....
02:13 2019-05-27

Why we should all head to the park – the greener the better | Alex Clark When a friend came to see me just before she died, we went to the nearest green space. Now a study suggests we’re all happier outsideThe last photograph I have of a friend was taken a few days before her death, when she had mounted a brief escape from the drudgery of hospital life and come to London...
04:26 2019-08-23

Why the original Jurassic Park's dinosaurs still look better than the ones in the sequels Jurassic Park is one of the most important movies in modern history, which is why it’s been a bummer to see how its sequels have paled in comparison. The original’s power is explored in a new video essay from Films&Stuff, which chronicles the way director Steven Spielberg used scale and framing ...
01:00 2019-08-22

N4T Investigators: Downtown park closed 4 years TUCSON – A Downtown park has been closed 4 years, and city leaders are still trying to figure out how to reopen it. Veinte De Agosto Park became a homeless camp in 2015. With pressure from the business community, the city closed the park entirely. The park is in Council Member Regina Romero’s ward....
10:52 2019-06-28

Bridewell takes race three at Oulton Park "Tommy Bridewell won race three of Round 8 of the British Superbikes at Oulton Park, while Tarran Mackenzie and Peter Hickman confirmed their place in the Showdown."...
18:26 2019-09-08

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were essentially immortalized into infamy as soon as th...
21:39 2019-05-21

Central Park 5 prosecutor to leave Columbia Law NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from the Netflix miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial continues. The New York Post reports that Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School on Wednesday that she would not seek reappointment as a part-time lecturer due to negative p...
05:13 2019-06-13

Zion National Park condors may have a new chick Rangers at Zion National Park in Utah have filmed a pair of California condors that are exhibiting behavior indicating that they have recently hatched a chick. The giant birds were once on the verge of extinction. (May 21)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you remember the trial of the Central Park Five, the H...
23:52 2019-05-31

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so that was our really first big warning,” said ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
00:00 2019-06-08

Another racehorse dies at Santa Anita Park An unraced horse named River Derby was injured in training Thursday at Santa Anita Park and became the 27th horse to be euthanized since the start of the racing season in late December at the famed California racetrack....
19:39 2019-06-07

AOC touts Netflix series ‘When They See Us’ on Central Park Five WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a thumbs up to the new Netflix series about the Central Park Five, which launched on the streaming service last week. “I’m thrilled that this story is being told, I’m thrilled at how it’s being told because that is something that really was such ...
01:26 2019-06-05

Five goats honored for eating their way through Riverside Park These kids are more than all right. Five of the 24 goats brought in to spend the summer chewing their way through the poison ivy and weeds choking the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park were feted Thursday in the first annual Goat Awards. Massey, a 10-year-old animal named for her native Massachusetts...
03:52 2019-08-02

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats control both houses of the state Legislature. There are...
06:00 2019-06-10

Little League park robbed of nearly $5,000 worth of equipment While Little Leaguers in Kentucky were trying to enjoy their Fourth of July weekend, someone broke into their park and stole equipment.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Masturbating ‘perverts’ are destroying our park: nudists Clothing is optional — but creeps are not permitted. A nearly two-acre zone of Paris’ Bois de Vincennes park is designated for nudity — but a few sickos are screwing it up for everyone. “Voyeurs and exhibitionists come to annoy women — some masturbate in front of them,” a recently ...
20:52 2019-07-24

‘When They See Us’ actors revisit Central Park Five case The five young actors who play the accused in the first half of the series were horrified to learn details of the case and hope it can lead to changes in the judicial system....
03:26 2019-06-01

Burlesque star’s old Gramercy Park co-op is for sale This Gramercy Park co-op was once home to the late burlesque star Sherry Britton, born Edith Zack, who performed in the 1930s and early 1940s. At 5-foot-3, she had an 18-inch waist (long before the days of Photoshop) and took her stage name from a bottle of Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry. Want to liv...
02:00 2019-07-25

Disney heiress slams park for low wages Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.       ...
19:52 2019-07-16

Central Park Five prosecutor dropped by publisher after ‘When They See Us’ doc Linda Fairstein was a Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five black and Latino teenagers were charged in the horrific rape of a white jogger. A serial rapist later confessed to the crime....
06:00 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks- WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
08:52 2019-08-03

Angelina Jolie: 'I could have been burnt at the stake' if I was born earlier In a new essay, Angelina Jolie shared how independent women have been branded as "wicked" and "witches" throughout history.        ...
06:52 2019-08-06

Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks: WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
13:52 2019-08-03

Nissan wants Renault To Reduce Stake To Revive Renault-FCA Deal Talks - Wall Street Journal Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall......
10:26 2019-08-04

UPDATE 1-Melco Resorts to buy 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts for $1.22 bln Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 19.99% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), nearly two months after its buyout talks with Wynn Resorts fell through....
14:13 2019-05-30

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
22:26 2019-07-15

New Yorkers flock to Central Park to play with birds They were winging it in Central Park Saturday. More than 400 people turned out for the New York City park rangers Raptor Fest, an annual event that aims to inform New Yorkers about the wildlife found in the Big Apple, beyond the concrete jungle. Amidst a few stressed-out children and dogs, eager onl...
06:26 2019-09-15

Repairs scheduled for Saguaro Park hike trail TUCSON – Work crews are set to start working on repairing several large drainage tunnels in Saguaro National Park, park officials said. The crews will concentrate on the Hope Camp Trail, which is located in the Rincon Mountain District, officials said. Workers will start the reparation work on...
12:39 2019-07-24

EPCOR decides not to expand parking lot in Gold Bar Park EPCOR said Monday at Edmonton City Hall that it will no longer move forward with a parking lot expansion that would have covered a large area of river valley parkland....
10:52 2019-06-18

Lima's Kennedy Park: Home to more than 100 cats Over a hundred cats have made Lima's Kennedy Park their home, with local feline lovers and volunteers taking time to take care of the furry creatures.       ...
13:39 2019-07-23

Electric bikes may soon be humming along national park trails WASHINGTON AP — Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming along serene trails in national parks and other public lands nationwide under a new Trump administration order, strongly opposed by many outdoors groups, that will allow e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go. Sales ...
03:00 2019-09-03

UK's first marine park in Plymouth 'to lead way in ocean innovation' Plymouth Sound is set to be designated the UK's first national marine park, with the aim of protecting the area's estimated 1,000 species of marine life and vast seafaring economy....
12:13 2019-09-14

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching her cubs....
22:26 2019-07-15

A Reminder: Do Not Park Your Car At The Gas Pump, You Terrible, Debased Heathens With a half hour left to the start of the work day, I was confident. I’d driven back from Jalopnik’s track day at Monticello Motor Club after an early start so that I’d have plenty of time to fill up the gas tank and grab breakfast at the Wawa down the street from my apartment. There was just one pr...
22:39 2019-09-03

Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "they admitted their guilt"....
11:39 2019-06-19

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill on BMX bikes, some rip with no hands, and many tu...
06:13 2019-07-19

Three horses died in first week back at Belmont Park Three racehorses died last week at Belmont Park on the track’s first week of racing for their fall meet. Last Friday, which was opening day at the Long Island track, saw two deaths, according to online data provided by the New York Gaming Association. One of the horses, Passporttovictory, was injure...
06:26 2019-09-12

David Ortiz Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway Park Three months after he was shot in the Dominican Republic, Ortiz addressed the fans before the Red Sox-Yankees game on Monday, thanking teammates and opponents for their support....
10:00 2019-09-10

Golf: Korean duo An and Park on the rise at British Open South Korea's An Byeong-hun roared up the British Open leaderboard as he picked up three strokes by the halfway stage of his third round on Saturday....
17:26 2019-07-20

US Hiker Falls 500 Feet From Cliff In US National Park The iconic Half Dome in Yosemite National Park has loomed large in the national imagination since American settlers began exploring the park in the middle of the 19th-century....
06:00 2019-09-08

BHA will consider concerns over CCTV security weaknesses at Kempton Park • Issues raised after atenolol found on Crowned Eagle• No suggestion Kempton failed to fulfil its obligationsThe British Horseracing Authority said on Thursday that it will “consider” concerns raised by its independent disciplinary panel after it highlighted the fact that CCTV cameras at Kempton Par...
23:00 2019-07-18

Elinor, beloved giraffe at Reid Park Zoo dies at age 20 TUCSON – Whether it be feeding her a carrot or enjoying the sight of her “spotted spots” on her luxurious coat, Elinor the giraffe has put smiles on thousands of visitors at Reid Park Zoo since she made Tucson her home in 2010. Elinor/ Reid Park Zoo On Tuesday, the Tucson community...
23:26 2019-09-03

Trump sidesteps question of apology to Central Park 5 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is refusing to apologize to the five men wrongly convicted of rape in the 1989 Central Park Five case, saying “they admitted their guilt.” Responding to a reporter’s statement that the men were exonerated, Trump said Tuesday, “You have...
04:26 2019-06-19

Park Jongwoo’s best photograph: unearthing bodies in Korea's DMZ ‘Many of the soldiers who died in the Korean war were teenagers, killed in their first two or three weeks of battle. Their corpses were never buried or identified’ Heartbreak Ridge sits in the east of the demilitarised zone, a 160-mile-long stretch that has separated North and South Korea since the ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Rich in Surprises and Secrets, There’s a State Park Waiting for You Across the Western United States, you’ll find them in all shapes and sizes, and often close to home, in part because President Lincoln thought everyone should have access to nature....
19:39 2019-07-31

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
01:26 2019-07-09

'He always filled the ball park:' Colleagues, journalists on Lido Notable quotes from Tuesday night and through the years about former Chrysler CEO and Chairman Lee Iacocca, from former colleagues, journalists and others....
06:00 2019-07-03

New details in officer involved shooting at Ft. Lowell Park TUCSON – Tucson Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Wednesday morning. It happened near Ft. Lowell Park in the 5700 block of East Glenn Street. According to Tucson Police, officers were speaking with an adult female, when an adult male started making suicidal th...
17:52 2019-08-16

Meet the computer scientist who saved Bletchley Park Tucked away in an estate in Buckinghamshire, England, is a 19th-century mansion. You wouldn’t be able to tell from the outside, but this mansion, named Bletchley Park, was the central home to Alan Turing’s team of WWII codebreakers, the team of cryptographers who were able to decipher the German Eni...
21:39 2019-07-08

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and lush grass, Bahria Town bears little resemblance to...
19:26 2019-07-08

Astros park, where ball hit child, to extend nets Minute Maid Park, where a 2-year-old was injured when she was struck by a foul ball, is getting expanded safety netting this month, the Astros announced....
19:26 2019-08-08

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at about 1:30 a.m. when two men walked up to them, po...
22:39 2019-07-07

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
05:52 2019-07-05

2 men shot by gunman on bicycle near Central Park: cops Two men were injured when a gunman on a bicycle opened fire near Central Park, police said Sunday. The men, 42 and 43, were sitting on a park bench on Central Park North near 5th Ave at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday when a man rode up on a bicycle, officials said. The cyclist fired off......
15:52 2019-07-07

Reid Park Zoo announces death of jaguar, Simone Reid Park Zoo announced the death of the 23-year-old jaguar, Simone, Saturday. The zoo says Simone was euthanized Friday due to age-related health issues. Animal care and veterinary staff at the zoo says they had been managing Simone’s health and felt this was the best call given her declining...
22:26 2019-07-06

Cuomo promises new railroad station at Belmont Park A controversial plan to bring a new $1.2 billion arena and entertainment venue to state-owned Belmont Park will now include a $105 million full-service stop on the Long Island Railroad, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The station serving Belmont, NY, is a huge score for the New York Islanders ar...
09:39 2019-07-09

Why do drivers bother reversing into supermarket car park spaces? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsIt’s a mystery to me – why do so many people reverse into parking spaces in supermarket car parks? It often requires several attempts to get prope...
14:26 2019-07-09

Creep allegedly followed woman into Brooklyn park and raped her A creep followed a woman into a Brooklyn park last weekend and raped her, police said early Wednesday. The suspect approached the 26-year-old woman at about 3 a.m. on Saturday while she was walking home near Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard in East New York, cops said. Cops said he tried to ...
08:00 2019-08-07

Pedestrian struck, shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating with autho...
15:00 2019-08-30

The Owners of Eleven Madison Park Are Ending Their Partnership Will Guidara and Daniel Humm, whose restaurant group includes the world-famous Manhattan destination, are splitting up in a major divorce for the industry....
23:00 2019-07-31

Pedestrian struck shutdown parts of Park Avenue TUCSON – Park Avenue has been shut down from Ajo Way to Palmdale Street after a pedestrian was struck near Park Avenue and Ajo Way. According to Tucson Police Department, the man struck was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating with autho...
11:52 2019-08-30

Universal is opening a new Florida theme park – and it's said to be the most 'epic' yet UNIVERSAL has given travel fans a sneak peek at its new project. An exciting new theme park is in the works in Florida – and its called Epic Universe....
18:13 2019-08-01

Politically connected DC suburb wants to ban barking at local dog park It’s a neighborhood battle that’s bad to the bone. Some residents in a wealthy Washington, DC, suburb want to ban barking at a local dog park — and politically connected pooch lovers sure aren’t yappy. The neighbors in Chevy Chase Village in Maryland — which include a Trump-appointed off...
05:13 2019-08-29

Michael Conlan takes stoppage win at Falls Park 'I know these fans want the finish, I'm happy I gave them that,' says Michael Conlan The post Michael Conlan takes stoppage win at Falls Park appeared first on Boxing News....
01:52 2019-08-04