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Indiabulls Housing Seeks Urgent Listing Of Plea Filed Against It

The petition has alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use....

Indiabulls Housing Seeks Urgent Listing Of Plea Filed Against It

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Plea Against Indiabulls Housing For Misappropriating Rs 98,000 Crore The petition alleged that money worth thousands of crores were siphoned off by Sameer Gehlaut, the chairman of the firm, and the directors of Indiabulls for their personal use...
20:13 2019-06-10

Indiabulls Housing Shares Rise As Petitioner Withdraws Case The company said on Wednesday the petitioner had admitted in court that the petition was defective in nature and that he would approach the court after rectifying it....
16:13 2019-06-13

Court Seeks Centre's Reply On Plea For Population Control In India The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Centre on a Public Interest Litigation seeking implementation of measures to control the country's rising population on the grounds that it was......
11:52 2019-05-29

Kia recalls Niro models in UK for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary recall notice to UK drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical relay fitted to 5020 vehicles built between November 2016 ...
14:52 2019-05-31

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappeared nearly two years ago. The list — update...
14:00 2019-06-03

Kia recalls Niro models worldwide for urgent fix Electrical relay fitted to certain hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro models is prone to overheating Kia has issued a voluntary global recall notice to drivers of its Niro hybrid and plug-in hybrid compact SUV models.  This is because an electrical relay fitted to 5020 vehicles built between November 2...
16:26 2019-05-31

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
13:00 2019-05-24

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for June 2019, published by the One Free Press Coalition....
17:39 2019-06-03

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
13:00 2019-06-06

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promi...
10:26 2019-05-24

The urgent task the Jets face now in Sam Darnold’s Year 2 Adam Gase has now seen Sam Darnold up close for two months. The Jets coach likes what he sees. “Some of the throws he makes in practice I have no idea what made him go there, what made him throw that ball, how he got it in there,” Gase said Tuesday. “You can see the......
07:39 2019-06-12

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Murder charges filed in killings of LA deputy, 2nd man LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Utah man has been charged with murder in the deaths of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy and another man. Prosecutors on Thursday also charged Rhett McKenzie Nelson with attempted murder and two robberies. The case includes special circumstance allegations of...
23:39 2019-06-13

Amended sex abuse suit filed against W.Va. Catholic diocese West Virginia's attorney general is accusing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston of failing to publicly disclose allegations of sexual abuse against a Catholic school teacher....
20:52 2019-05-21

New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO (AP) — New federal charges have been filed against a man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue, killing one person and wounding three others. A federal grand jury on Tuesday handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a...
02:39 2019-05-22

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three years, statistics provided by the state......
18:39 2019-06-12

Huawei has reportedly filed trademarks for its Android replacement OS The US trade ban has taken an extensive toll on Huawei, with the Chinese phone manufacturer having to swiftly find an alternative to the Android mobile operating system it currently relies on due to Google being a US company.While the company has been reportedly working on its own Hongmeng operating...
09:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: Suit alleging racism in elections has been filed JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s method of electing a governor and statewide officials (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A federal lawsuit seeking to strike down Mississippi’s method of electing statewide officials by asserting that it’s racially di...
19:00 2019-05-30

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
14:52 2019-06-09

Case Filed Against BJD Lawmaker For Forcing Junior Engineer To Do Sit-Ups A PWD junior engineer, who was allegedly forced by a newly elected BJD assembly lawmaker in Odisha to do sit-ups in public, Friday claimed the legislator had even asked an executive engineer to slap......
20:26 2019-06-07

Nearly four million North Koreans in urgent need, as food production slumps by almost 10 per cent The UN is calling for some $120 million to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, desperately needed by 3.8 million North Koreans, as it releases its 2019 Needs and Priorities Plan for the country....
14:39 2019-05-21

In ‘urgent letter’, six premiers tell Trudeau national unity would be threatened if bills C-48, C-69 become law The premiers of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario New Brunswick and the Northwest Territories have told Trudeau that two pieces of federal legislation could hobble Canada's resource sector if passed....
00:13 2019-06-11

Astronomy group calls for urgent action on SpaceX Starlink satellites One of the most important organisations in astronomy has waded into the row about SpaceX's global internet Starlink satellites ruining observations of the night sky...
20:13 2019-06-03

Kamal Nath Convenes Urgent Meeting Over Unscheduled Power Cuts Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath convened an urgent meeting on Tuesday following reports of unscheduled power cuts from different parts of the state. Interestingly, this development comes just......
18:52 2019-06-03

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
19:13 2019-06-12

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate groups....
00:01 2019-06-05

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
21:52 2019-06-12

‘I’m Devastated.’ Jamie Oliver Announces His U.K. Restaurant Chain Has Filed for Bankruptcy (LONDON) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to increased competition and escalating rents in local commercial districts. The insolvency will leave 1,000 people out of work and reignited worries about local retai...
19:26 2019-05-21

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
15:52 2019-05-21

Major Fiat Chrysler Executive Has Filed a Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the Company In the wake of a fraud investigation over Fiat Chrysler Automobiles screwing with sales figures, Automotive News reports that the company’s Head of U.S. Sales Reid Bigland has filed a lawsuit against FCA alleging that he was scapegoated and had his pay cut in retaliation for cooperating with the SEC...
03:13 2019-06-06

Sergeant claims cops called him ‘sand monkey’ in lawsuit filed against NYPD An NYPD sergeant was harassed by his brothers in blue because he’s Egyptian, he claims in a lawsuit. Higher-ups at Staten Island’s 123rd Precinct allegedly harangued Kappa Farid, 54, for his Arabic accent, called him “sand monkey,” refused to let him speak at meetings and switched him to a midnight ...
04:52 2019-06-16

Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Suit filed by iTunes users claims that Apple did make its customers the product Ever since the Cambridge Analytica story broke, revealing that 87 million Facebook members had their personal data used without permission, Apple and its CEO Tim Cook have been saying one thing over and over: Apple's customers are not its product. In other words, Apple won't sell personal data belon...
03:39 2019-05-25

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
14:13 2019-06-14

Slack Listing Likely to Value It at Up to $17 Billion Slack is expected to be valued by investors at $16 billion to $17 billion when it lists its shares publicly next week, according to people familiar with the matter....
12:52 2019-06-13

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several top UN officials and human rights experts have str...
16:00 2019-05-21

Alibaba Considers Listing in Hong Kong Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba is weighing a plan to list in Hong Kong, a move that would create a round-the-clock market for its shares and bring in more investors from the region....
12:39 2019-05-28

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo Z1 Pro was already teased by Flipkart as they went live with a page on their platform, indicating an...
14:52 2019-06-14

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services across Africa....
15:13 2019-05-28

Gunnarsson's OT plea: 'Need one more chance' After ringing the puck off the post late in the third period, Carl Gunnarsson told Blues coach Craig Berube he needed just "one more chance." He went on to score the winning goal at 3 minutes, 51 seconds of overtime....
11:13 2019-05-30

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from rocketing off their bodies and into the sky....
18:26 2019-05-21

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

Slack expects to raise about $197 million in direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it expects https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm to raise $196.5 million in direct listing of its class A common shares on the New York Stock Exchange....
17:26 2019-05-21

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
22:26 2019-05-27

Why Do Car Listing Websites Let Dealers Post Deceptive Prices? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we’re talking about deceptive online pricing, finding a cheap car for a young driver, and also: What happens when you buy a car bu...
16:52 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 bln -Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the matter....
01:39 2019-05-28

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
09:00 2019-06-13

Alibaba files for Hong Kong listing - Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong initial public offering, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2ICeJNR on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
10:52 2019-06-13

Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate for the number of shares that will be needed when...
00:00 2019-05-25

On the Doorstep With a Plea: Will You Support Medicare for All? The nation’s largest nurses’ union is pushing Medicare for all from door to door to door in swing House districts. But the campaign for a single-payer health system is slow going....
18:52 2019-06-15

Marchionne’s plea to not buy Fiat EV sold at least 1 Most Fiat models could desperately use more buyers. One, the 500e, is notable for a time when Fiat Chrysler’s then-CEO Sergio Marchionne urged people not to buy it. One buyer wasn't listening....
11:39 2019-06-10

U.S. Housing: Look at This 50% Retracement Buying a house is a major financial decision. We've all been admonished about "location, location, location" -- but, how about timing? Some real estate market indicators can be highly useful. Look at these two charts......
14:52 2019-05-21

What you need to know before getting into housing market Home buyers aren't rushing into the housing market. Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss what's holding them back....
22:13 2019-05-29

CORRECTED-Slack registers 117 million shares for direct listing (May 20) Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/000162828019007058/slacks-1a2.htm on Monday it had registered about 117 million of its Class A shares, which is an estimate for the number of shares that will be needed when...
23:39 2019-05-24

Lavazza listing not on the menu for Italy's largest coffee maker Italy's largest coffee group Lavazza has no plans for a market listing and is focused instead on organic growth and integrating companies bought last year, its vice-president told Reuters....
15:26 2019-05-28

Alibaba plans $20 billion Hong Kong listing: sources Alibaba Group is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a second listing and has picked Hong Kong as the venue, three sources told Reuters, in another blockbuster deal after its record $25 billion public float in New York in 2014....
04:39 2019-05-28

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
12:39 2019-06-13

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Altice USA (ATUS) Options CHICAGO – June 23, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Altice USA, Inc. (ATUS), a U.S. cable provider....
22:13 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Announces Additional Listing on Bats BZX Exchange CHICAGO, March 8, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its plans to be dually-listed on the Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. and on NASDAQ Global Select Market. Shares of CBOE Holdings common stock have been listed on NASDAQ since the company’s initial public offering ...
22:13 2019-05-21

CBOE and C2 Postpone Listing of Options on Shake Shack, Inc. (SHAK) CHICAGO, IL – July 28, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) are postponing listing options on Shake Shack, Inc. (ticker symbol: SHAK)....
03:39 2019-05-22

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
19:26 2019-06-05

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:52 2019-05-21

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco world heritage list and, if successful, would becom...
21:13 2019-05-22

Flagship Moto Z4 Force being prepared by Motorola, retail listing suggests Motorola hasn’t released a flagship smartphone since the summer of 2017, but rumor has it the company could be re-entering the segment later this year with the Moto Z4 Force, a device which has now been mentioned in an Amazon listing.Shortly after news broke that the Moto Z4 was already available to...
16:26 2019-05-28

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
12:26 2019-06-06

Former jail deputy enters plea in death of inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boyd County to wanton endangerment. The agreement call...
04:39 2019-05-27

Court Issues Notice To CBI On Plea By Mehul Choksi A special court today issued notice to the CBI on an application by fugitive diamond merchant Mehul Choksi who termed the investigation into the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case as ''incomplete"......
18:52 2019-06-03

The Latest: No plea from Army vet charged with hate crime SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of intentionally driving into a group of pedestrians (all times local): 3:30 p.m. An Army veteran accused of running his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California because he believed two of the people looked like they were Muslim or Ind...
02:00 2019-05-31

Petrobras gets $68 mln more related to Braskem plea deal - filing Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it has received 265 million reais ($68.20 million) related to a plea deal signed by petrochemical producer Braskem SA to settle corruption charges....
02:39 2019-06-11

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 will ask to withdraw his guilty plea....
23:13 2019-05-22

Declare Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" A Fundamental Right, Says Plea In Court The Calcutta High Court on Friday adjourned hearing in a plea seeking its intervention on alleged prevention of and penal action against those who are chanting "Jai Shri Ram" in West Bengal....
19:52 2019-06-14

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Teachers hustle to afford housing Elementary school teacher Stacie Baur in Pennsylvania teaches English to Chinese students via Skype to make ends meet.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

'The Sopranos's' New Jersey home is reportedly listing for sale for a 'starting price' of $3.4 million Anthony Neste/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images A piece of "The Sopranos" history is now for sale. The New Jersey house, and former filming location, that fictional mob boss Tony Soprano's called home in the HBO series is being listed for $3.4 million, the New York Times reported. The listing...
05:39 2019-06-02

Alibaba plans bumper $20 billion HK listing to boost investment war chest: sources Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining up a second blockbuster deal following its 2014 record $25 billion float in New York....
13:26 2019-05-28

Cboe Global Markets Recognized as Designated Listing Exchange in Japan for U.S. Equities CHICAGO – December 22, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced the Japanese Financial Services Authority (JFSA) has added Cboe Global Markets – U.S. Equities to the regulator’s list of Designated Foreign Financial Instrument Exchanges....
21:52 2019-05-21

Alibaba reportedly files for a Hong Kong listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as the third quarter Alibaba has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as early as the third quarter of this year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said....
16:26 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-ESR plans to raise up to $1.24 bln in Hong Kong's biggest share listing this year Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman Ltd kicked off an initial public share offering (IPO) on Wednesday, hoping to raise up to $1.24 billion in Hong Kong's biggest float so far this year....
14:13 2019-06-05

Man With Cancer Moves Bail Plea In Supreme Court To "Die In Mother's Lap" An accused who has been diagnosed with third stage oral cancer in jail and wants to "die in the lap of his mother" has moved a bail plea in the Supreme Court which sought Rajasthan Police's response......
16:26 2019-05-28

Reputed Brooklyn gangster out on ‘diversion’ plea deal caught with gun A reputed Brooklyn gangster who is awaiting sentencing for gun possession was caught red-handed with a loaded pistol — less than a month after scoring a “diversion” plea deal to avoid prison, The Post has learned....
09:52 2019-05-28

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has pleaded not guilty. Mark D’Amico entered the plea Tuesday in Mount Holly, New Jersey, to a half-dozen fraud and money laundering charges. He rejected a p...
16:01 2019-05-29

Top Court To Hear Janardhana Reddy's Plea To Go To Ballari Tomorrow The Supreme Court will hear a plea tomorrow by former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, who has sought permission to travel to Ballari in the state to visit his ailing......
10:13 2019-06-06

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help in renewing visa, today tweeted the girl was......
20:52 2019-06-05

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims’ families blamed on bigotry. Craig Hicks was expected Wednesday in court in Durham. A judge could...
09:26 2019-06-12

Sara Netanyahu Cuts Plea Deal in Catering Case The wife of Israel’s prime minister was accused of misusing about $100,000 in public funds. The prime minister’s own corruption case still looms over his run for another term....
13:52 2019-06-12

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
17:52 2019-06-12

Housing costs exacerbate income inequality Households with incomes in the top 25 percent have seen their housing costs fall, while those with incomes in the bottom 10 percent have seen housing costs rise the most, according to a study by Apartment List researchers....
17:39 2019-06-13

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They knew he worked for the Shochiku movie studio, whe...
14:26 2019-06-11

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one mansion builder in L.A. who is facing some tough decisions....
15:13 2019-05-22

Housing minister Kit Malthouse enters race to be next UK PM: The Sun British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse has entered the race to replace Theresa May as the country's prime minister, the Sun newspaper reported late on Monday....
00:13 2019-05-28

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do that, it's gone to Canada....
06:13 2019-06-11

AIIMS To Examine Issue In Rape Survivor's Plea To End Pregnancy: Court The Delhi High Court today asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to examine whether it was necessary to end the pregnancy of a 14-year-old rape survivor and to carry out the procedure expeditiously if......
19:52 2019-06-14

Top Court Agrees To Hear BJP Leader's Plea Seeking Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of violence during Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and agreed to hear the plea of BJP candidate from Barrackpore seat seeking protection from arrest in several......
10:39 2019-05-22

Israel PM's Wife Admits "Fund Misuse" In Plea Deal, Will Pay Fine The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked a Jerusalem court Sunday to approve a plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals, an AFP reporter said....
11:52 2019-06-16

No plea deal seen this week for ex Goldman banker Ng on U.S. charges in 1MDB case Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc banker Roger Ng is unlikely to get a plea deal this week on criminal charges linked to a multibillion-dollar scandal at the Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB, both sides told Reuters on Thursday. Plea negotiations are not yet on the agenda, a lawyer for Ng and a spo...
17:26 2019-05-23

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
23:26 2019-06-07

Israeli PM’s wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals JERUSALEM (AP) — Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel’s prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals. The State Attorney’s office said Mrs. Netanyahu will pay roughly $15,000 in fines to clo...
16:52 2019-06-12

Calcutta High Court To Hear Ex-Top Cop's Plea In Saradha Scam On July 2 The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday fixed July 2 for the hearing of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking quashing of a notice served on him by the CBI....
23:39 2019-06-12

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with representatives of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife takes plea deal in fraud case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, agreed Wednesday to cop a plea to settle allegations she misused some $100,000 of state funds on fancy catered meals. The State Attorney’s office said she will cough up roughly $15,000 in fines to close the case, which accused her of runn...
20:39 2019-06-12

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection....
07:52 2019-05-22

Israeli PM's wife accepts plea deal in case of catered meals Prosecutors say that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israel's prime minister, has agreed to a plea bargain settling allegations that she misused some $100,000 of state money on lavish meals....
19:39 2019-06-12

Housing minister Malthouse withdraws from race to become British PM British housing minister Kit Malthouse withdrew from a race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, saying he was a "realist" who saw that there was an appetite for the contest to be over as quickly as possible....
20:13 2019-06-04

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
16:39 2019-05-21

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
00:00 2019-05-22

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

Housing market correcting to more sustainable place, says expert Meghan McGarth of Buckingham Research and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss what is happening in the housing market....
07:52 2019-06-06

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in over 1 million apartments from ever giving them up — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has basically told everyone else in New York City to go to hell. It makes it......
05:26 2019-06-13

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic term related to foreclosure, to which he replies:...
00:13 2019-05-22

Here's what the surge in mortgage applications means for the housing sector Bob Broeksmit, president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, and CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the increase in mortgage application volume....
14:26 2019-06-12

Sara Netanyahu signs plea deal in private chef case; to repay $15K Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's prime minister, signed a plea deal Wednesday for ordering prepared meals at taxpayers' expense, the Israeli Justice Ministry said....
03:00 2019-06-13

Court Reserves Order On Plea Of Rajiv Kochhar In ICICI-Videocon Case A special court today reserved its order till June 7 on the plea of Rajiv Kochhar, brother-in-law of former ICICI CEO Chanda Kochhar, seeking cancellation of the Look Out Circular (LOC) against him in......
13:26 2019-06-03

Delhi High Court To Hear Plea Seeking Stay On Release Of Bharat The Delhi High Court today said it will hear later today a plea seeking a stay on the release of Salman Khan starrer "Bharat", saying it was "inappropriate" to name the film after the official name of......
13:26 2019-06-03

Accused Russian temptress takes plea deal in separate robbery case The Russian “masseuse” accused of trying to murder a Queens woman with poisoned cheesecake so she could assume her identity copped to a sweetheart deal in a separate Brooklyn robbery case Tuesday — admitting only to a single misdemeanor charge in exchange for 90 days jail. Viktoriya Nasy...
00:00 2019-06-05

In Rakesh Asthana Case, Court Reserves Plea Seeking More Time For Probe The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking more time to complete investigation into a police complaint filed against its former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in a......
15:00 2019-05-22

Chance the Rapper tweets an emotional plea for help to find a kidney donor for his aunt Chance the Rapper is turning to social media in a last-ditch effort to locate a kidney donor for a beloved family member.        ...
00:52 2019-05-24

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Pinterest (PINS), Zoom Video Communications (ZM) on April 25 CHICAGO – April 24, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to list options on both Pinterest, Inc. (PINS), a social media company known for its lifestyle photos, and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (ZM), a video ...
16:00 2019-05-21

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
14:52 2019-05-21

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
16:13 2019-05-22

"We don't have enough housing," incoming Freddie Mac CEO at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit Incoming Freddie Mac CEO sits down with Diana Olick at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit, alongside Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer. While he says there's "no major dip likely in front of us," the bigger issue is "no one can figure out a way to build more affordable" without a change in reg...
16:39 2019-05-21

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This change could mean l...
14:00 2019-06-03

If tariffs don't stop, they'll impact housing demand: Clayton Homes CEO CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton about Warren Buffett's big bet on housing. Clayton Homes is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway....
16:39 2019-05-21

Wells Fargo to donate $1 billion toward affordable housing by 2025 Wells Fargo & Co said on Wednesday it will narrow the focus of its philanthropy toward three causes including affordable housing and will donate $1 billion to housing over the next few years....
09:52 2019-06-05

State Police arrest 61 housing protesters in New York capitol ALBANY — Lawmakers celebrated Animal Advocacy Day in the capital, but it was the tenants’ rights groups that turned the State Capitol into a zoo. Sixty-one protesters pushing for an overhaul of rent laws that expire June 15 were arrested by state police Tuesday for aggressively blocking the state Se...
07:52 2019-06-05

Ben Carson takes aim at red tape blamed for soaring housing costs State and local governments are driving up the cost of housing through a web of regulations, private groups and federal officials say – a situation that’s prompted Housing Secretary Ben Carson to call for new incentives to eliminate the red tape....
15:52 2019-06-10

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, a study released on Tuesday found....
05:39 2019-06-05

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
02:39 2019-06-03

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
18:13 2019-05-27

Fire Breaks Out At Housing Complex In London, No Injuries Reported No injuries have so far been reported at a fire in east London, a London Ambulance spokesman said on Sunday, adding that ambulance units were still at the scene....
19:39 2019-06-09

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in court....
20:39 2019-06-08

Exclusive: Arbitration court rejects India's plea in case against Nissan - sources, document The Permanent Court of Arbitration in Singapore has rejected India's argument that the court does not have the jurisdiction to rule on a case brought against India by Japan's Nissan Motor, according to two people and documents reviewed by Reuters....
12:00 2019-05-29

Accused Terrorist Shocks New Zealand Courtroom With Not Guilty Plea For 51 Murders Livestreamed on Facebook The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people and livestreaming the carnage on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in a Christchurch, New Zealand court today. The courtroom was filled with friends and family of the victims who reacted with gasps as the plea was entered, according to the New Zealand...
13:26 2019-06-14

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

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
15:13 2019-06-05

Cory Booker’s Housing Plan Offers Tax Credit to Millions of Renters The program would ensure that renters would not spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent, Mr. Booker said. Also, Beto O’Rourke released a voter registration plan....
15:13 2019-06-05

Dewan Housing Finance Shares Plunge After ICRA, Crisil Downgrades The ratings downgrades underline the problems in the country's shadow banking sector, which has struggled since a series of defaults at Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services last year....
07:52 2019-06-06

Presidential hopeful Booker releases sweeping affordable housing plan U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday proposed a tax credit for renters who spend more than 30% of their income on housing, an ambitious program that his presidential campaign estimated would benefit 57 million Americans....
16:52 2019-06-05

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
16:39 2019-05-21

U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Congress....
17:52 2019-05-22

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee staff said Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-23

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder....
16:52 2019-06-14

HUD Secretary Carson explains plan to strip illegal immigrants of public housing aid Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson explained to Tucker Carlson the reasons behind a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants....
05:52 2019-05-22

Housing secretary Ben Carson confuses real estate term ‘REO’ with Oreo cookies That’s the way the cookie crumbles for Ben Carson. The HUD secretary is making light of his embarrassing gaffe during a congressional hearing, where he got the stuffing knocked out of him for confusing a real estate abbreviation with an Oreo cookie. During a hearing hosted by the House Financial Ser...
17:13 2019-05-22

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

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About ‘REOs’. He Noted That He Doesn’t Really Mess With Oreos Like That Me and my friends have this game where we argue about which famous people should’ve died but who lived long enough just to fuck up their legacy. It’s a brutal game in which we basically argue that big-boned Luther Vandross should’ve died right around the time that a chair was still a chair—not becau...
01:26 2019-05-22

U.S. housing finance chief says Congress should create explicit guarantee for Fannie, Freddie The head of the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency said on Thursday that Congress should create an explicit guarantee for government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac....
22:13 2019-06-13

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
22:00 2019-05-23

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
16:39 2019-05-22

Housing market 2019: US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years U.S. home prices rose 2.7%, the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on housing market price increases.        ...
16:26 2019-05-29

John Oliver and Tracy Morgan Make a Plea About Glenn Close’s Spleen and Medical Examiners on Last Week Tonight “In an ideal world, no one would ever die,” said John Oliver on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “I’m certainly never going to, and, at the risk of sounding too prescriptive, I don‘t think you should either.” Unfortunately, as he notes, “Death is one of the...
14:52 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Options on Blue Apron Holdings (APRN) CHICAGO – July 7, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. (APRN), a meal-kit delivery service....
22:13 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets Transfers Common Stock Listing Exclusively to Cboe CHICAGO -- September 18, 2018 -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, successfully completed the transfer of the primary listing of its common stock to Cboe on Monday....
16:00 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) CHICAGO – April 1, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to list options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT), the fast-growing multimodal transportation network....
16:00 2019-05-21

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
20:00 2019-06-07

Twitter is hiring a ‘Tweeter in Chief’ — here’s what the job listing calls for Twitter is hiring a 'Tweeter in Chief' to run its @Twitter account, based on its careers page. Apply if you 'are a master in the art of Twitter.'        ...
00:00 2019-05-29

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the underlying stock has been certified as meeting all ...
16:00 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Snap Inc. (SNAP) Options CHICAGO, IL – March 2, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Snap Inc. (SNAP), the parent company of the picture-taking and sharing mobile app Snapchat....
22:13 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Plans Listing of Roku (ROKU) Options CHICAGO – October 3, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it plans to list options on Roku, Inc. (ROKU), the streaming video device maker, on Friday, October 6, once the underlying stock has been certified as meeting all of CBOE Holdings’ applicable exchanges’ listi...
21:52 2019-05-21

Fresh doubt over Sadiq Khan's housing target as half of approved new homes in London do not get built Fresh doubt has been thrown on Sadiq Khan's ability to hit his housing targets by "staggering" figures showing how almost half the proposed new homes in London do not get built despite winning planning permission....
18:01 2019-05-28

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
11:26 2019-05-22

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal......
15:13 2019-06-13

'I went the extra $5,000': Despite a cooling housing market, buyers bust their budgets U.S. homebuyers are topping their spending limits because prices are still climbing and inventory remains relatively low.        ...
07:01 2019-05-22

Belarus Seeks to Distance Itself From Russia As rivalries among the world’s great powers intensify, this nation of 9.5 million people at the crossroads of Eurasia is turning into the newest arena of competition among Russia, the West and China....
12:39 2019-06-14

Chinese Fugitive Seeks U.S. Limelight One of China’s most-wanted men has been running a Hollywood movie company, promoting a cryptocurrency venture with boxer Mike Tyson and on one occasion posing for a photo alongside President Trump....
21:13 2019-05-22

Wintershall Dea seeks European IPO in H2 2020 - CEO Newly created oil and gas group Wintershall DEA plans to hold an initial public offering in the second half of the next year, its chief executive told Reuters, in a deal that could become one of the largest European listings in 2020....
16:26 2019-06-11

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
12:01 2019-05-28

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
20:00 2019-06-13

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the business side of his tennis career is proving a more onerous task....
09:52 2019-05-22

What Confrontation? Mexico Seeks a Compromise With Trump President López Obrador said he wanted to avoid a fight with President Trump over his threats to impose tariffs unless Mexico cracked down on migrants....
21:13 2019-05-31

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder seeks to become her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort could soon learn whether she will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Yujing Zhang’s request to fire her public defenders and represent herself is scheduled to be he...
12:00 2019-06-11

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed more than 600 people. That’s according to a government assessment for a global pledging conference that begins Friday. Some ai...
11:26 2019-05-30

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young professionals in the state’s Appalachian region. Bevin says the Appalachian Regional Commission approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentuck...
11:52 2019-06-10

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
20:26 2019-06-03

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row: CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Thiem seeks to end Serena row with mixed doubles offer Austria's Dominic Thiem has extended an olive branch to Serena Williams after their media room misunderstanding at the French Open by offering to partner the American in mixed doubles at Wimbledon or the U.S. Open....
06:26 2019-06-12

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:13 2019-06-10

EPA cuts 40 regulations, saves $3.6B, seeks balance on costs Aiming to erase the “fuzzy math” past administrations used to hide the costs of politically favored policies, the Environmental Protection Agency is pulling back the curtain on costs and benefits, and planning to kill regulations that are out of whack....
01:00 2019-06-12

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years....
15:39 2019-05-21

Acting Budget Chief Seeks Reprieve on Huawei Ban The White House’s Russell Vought is pushing for a delay in implementing key provisions of a law that restricts U.S. government’s business with Huawei Technologies, citing the burdens on U.S. companies that use Huawei technology....
16:26 2019-06-10

Cboe Seeks to Add 'Speed Bump' to Stock Exchange Cboe is proposing to hit the brakes on high-frequency trading by introducing a split-second delay to one of its stock exchanges, according to a new regulatory filing....
04:39 2019-06-08

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health services....
00:39 2019-06-07

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
05:26 2019-06-13

'The Daily Show' Seeks New Audiences Through Social Media “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said the late-night comedy show’s aggressive embrace of social media is increasing its audience among women and minorities and expanding its reach overseas....
09:26 2019-05-22

District seeks principal’s firing after most annoying trophy GARY, Ind. (AP) — A school district in northwestern Indiana says it’s seeking to fire a principal after a special needs teacher awarded an 11-year-old autistic student a trophy naming him the “most annoying male” of the school year. The (Northwest Indiana) Times rep...
16:52 2019-06-12

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
16:26 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka Seeks India's Help To Counter Terrorism: PM Wickremesinghe Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Monday that he sought India's help to train the country's security forces in counter-terrorism during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
23:39 2019-06-10

‘The Buffalo Hunt’ seeks to show tribe in a new light ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary on the Oglala Lakota focuses on a tribal buffalo hunt to tell stories about traditions of the Native American people. “The Buffalo Hunt” seeks to avoid clichés around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota that involve poverty and add...
23:01 2019-06-07

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

Baltimore seeks answers for crippling cyberattack linked to NSA Baltimore city officials on Tuesday are looking for help -- and answers -- to explain a cyberattack this month that still is affecting some government systems....
15:26 2019-05-28

Huawei Accuses U.S. of Bullying as It Seeks Support From Europe Huawei denounced U.S. actions against the company as “bullying” and implored European governments to resist American pressure to follow suit in a bid to safeguard one of its most lucrative markets....
16:52 2019-05-21

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
17:13 2019-06-14

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
22:26 2019-05-29

Federer seeks revenge vs. Wawrinka in French quarterfinals Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals        ...
09:39 2019-06-04

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA's leader at a ceremonial dinner in Paris, France's most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations        ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Huawei Seeks Quick Overturn of Law Restricting Its U.S. Business Huawei asked a judge to quickly rule in its favor in its legal challenge to overturn a law that restricts its business in the U.S., saying American officials haven’t provided evidence that it poses a security threat....
11:52 2019-05-29

The Latest: Asia seeks to unite behind one bid for 2030 WCup Asian soccer leader Sheikh Salman of Bahrain wants the continent to unite behind a single candidate to host the 2030 World Cup. That probably means China        ...
15:26 2019-06-04

Grandmother seeks custody of missing woman’s 5 children STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The mother of a missing Connecticut woman has filed for custody of her daughter’s five children. Gloria Farber filed the motion Monday in Connecticut Superior Court, the same day the children’s father, 51-year-old Fotis Dulos, and his 44-year-old girlfriend, Michel...
20:13 2019-06-04

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people....
15:52 2019-06-14

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
21:26 2019-06-13

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms to prevent athletes from losing health insurance coverage when they become pregnant. Three senators wrote to USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland on Wednesday, asking her to provide details about its insurance program, saying the discontinua...
01:52 2019-06-06

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
19:13 2019-06-15

Liverpool chases 6th European Cup, Tottenham seeks 1st title MADRID (AP) — Liverpool is looking to become European champion for a sixth time and Tottenham is chasing glory for the first time in the Champions League final on Saturday. Tens of thousands of English fans are descending on Madrid for the week’s second all-English final in a European competit...
10:13 2019-06-01

Apple’s iCloud has been a poor experience in Windows, but a new update seeks to fix that iCloud in the Microsoft Store. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has released a new version of iCloud for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Store, according to a recent blog post by Microsoft and a han...
09:26 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part of a defense law passed last year....
04:39 2019-06-10

Naveen Patnaik Meets PM Modi, Seeks Rs 5,000 Crore Aid After Cyclone Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought special category status for the state and central assistance of Rs5,000 crore following extensive damage caused......
17:26 2019-06-11

Louisiana DA seeks August execution date for child murderer A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking an August execution date for a convicted child rapist and murderer in what would be the state's first execution in almost 10 years....
18:26 2019-06-14

Distracted Zverev seeks to rediscover spark at Roland Garros "On the court Alexander Zverev has proved adept at shouldering the expectation heaped on him since his early teens, but off it the job of handling the business side of his tennis career is proving a more onerous task."...
10:39 2019-05-22

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
22:26 2019-06-04

Ensco Rowan investor seeks $2.5 billion dividend payout Deep-sea oil driller Ensco Rowan's investor Luminus Management LLC on Wednesday urged the company to declare a special dividend of $2.5 billion to its shareholders, sending its shares down 6.3%....
18:39 2019-06-12

Indian team seeks to recover bodies of five Himalayas climbers Mountaineers launch ground expedition in search of missing international climbersThe Indian Mountaineering Foundation has launched a ground expedition on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain to retrieve the bodies of five people believed to be part of a missing team of international climbers.A...
09:52 2019-06-10

China seeks Asian neighbors' support in trade fight with US China is seeking to support from some of its Asian neighbors and Russia in its escalating tariff fight with the U.S. Speaking Wednesday at a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kyrgyzstan, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said representatives of the eight-nation grouping had expressed "broad...
12:26 2019-05-23

Draft bust Hasheem Thabeet seeks redemption and second chance in NBA Five years after his last game, former No. 2 overall pick Hasheem Thabeet is working out and hoping for one last shot at playing in the NBA.        ...
05:52 2019-06-01

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
04:52 2019-06-01

Industry Body Seeks Tax Rate Cut In Budget As Growth Slows In 2015, the government had promised to cut corporate tax rates and roll back tax exemptions over a period of four years, but only small companies obtained tax relief...
16:52 2019-06-03

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
00:52 2019-06-15

Spacey attorney seeks access to accuser's phone A lawyer for Kevin Spacey is accusing prosecutors of withholding information that could help the actor's case. Attorney Alan Jackson accused prosecutors of falsely denying they had access to information about the accuser's cellphone. (June 3)        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

4 hurdles 'Avengers: Endgame' faces as it seeks to dethrone 'Avatar' As "Avengers: Endgame" hurtles toward the top spot of the global box office, analysts have begun to temper expectations, warning that the Marvel phenomenon might not dethrone "Avatar" after all. At least not in its first run....
21:52 2019-06-10

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
03:00 2019-05-30

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
21:26 2019-06-14

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with her party's new leader German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU successor is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with her party’s new leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, dismissing reports that she thinks her successor is not up to the job.The German chancellor defended ...
18:00 2019-05-29

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
06:26 2019-05-24

France seeks to fend off blame for FCA-Renault deal collapse France was battling to defend its business strategy on Thursday after being blamed for scuppering a $35 billion-plus merger between carmakers Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault only 10 days after the plan was officially announced....
19:13 2019-06-06

Florida ex-deputy seeks bond reduction in school shooting FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former Florida deputy facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre is seeking a reduction in the bail needed to be released from jail. A hearing is set Thursday for 56-year-old Scot Peterson, who wants to be released on his...
14:00 2019-06-06

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qualifying....
20:26 2019-06-05

| Vatican seeks 'effective solutions' for Frenchman in vegetative state The Vatican has called for "effective solutions" to protect the life of a Frenchman living for years in a vegetative state, hours after a court told doctors to resume his life support....
10:39 2019-05-22

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
15:13 2019-05-28

Jesse Hart seeks money and opportunity at light heavyweight Jesse Hart was looking for an opportunity to fight the best competition. At super middleweight, he wasn't going to get it. His efforts at light heavyweight begin this Saturday against veteran Sullivan Barrera....
20:13 2019-06-13

France seeks to save IS jihadis from death penalties in Iraq PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign minister says his government is working to spare four French former members of the Islamic State group from execution after Iraq sentenced them to death. However, France has made no effort to bring back captured French IS fighters, including the four sentenced thi...
11:39 2019-05-28

Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system BOSTON (AP) — The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale. Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday it’s seeking proposals for an acoustic monitoring system to detect and track the critically endangered species. The company says th...
21:01 2019-05-21

On Guru Nanak Palace Demolition In Pak, Akali Dal Seeks PM's Intervention Shiromani Akali Dal Lok Sabha lawmaker from Bathinda, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strongly take up with his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan the issue of partial......
16:26 2019-05-28

| US condemns attacks on Sudan protesters, seeks resumed talks Washington called on Sudan's military rulers to "desist from violence" and urged talks with protesters to resume, after doctors said 108 people had been killed in a crackdown....
13:00 2019-06-06

Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor is asking that the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what’s normally a saltwater estuary. The unprecedented second opening of the Bonnet Carré (BAHN-ee CARE-ee) spillway last...
23:01 2019-06-07

U.S. seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting: source The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria, when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month, a U.S. official said on Tuesday....
04:26 2019-06-05

Philippine official seeks strong protest over boat sinking Philippine defense chief will recommend a strongly worded diplomatic protest after a fishing boat was hit in the South China Sea by a suspected Chinese vessel that abandoned the crew of sinking boat...
05:00 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
00:13 2019-06-13

The Latest: Japanese leader seeks to cool US-Iran tensions The Latest: The leader of Japan is visiting Iran to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S....
05:00 2019-06-13

Thailand's pro-army party seeks allies to cement power Two Thai political parties have been invited to join a new government led by military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister, a pro-army party said on Monday, more than two months after a disputed election....
16:13 2019-05-27

Reliance Seeks Three LNG Cargoes For July, September, October: Report Last week the company sought one cargo for August 10-15 delivery, which a third source said was awarded at $4.45 to $4.55 per million British thermal units....
18:00 2019-06-07

Huawei seeks trademark for Hongmeng operating system in Peru Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has asked Peruvian authorities to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system, a sign it may be deploying a back-up plan in key markets in case U.S. sanctions hit its current business model....
23:52 2019-06-12

Keep playing, keep paying: Ubisoft seeks games with “longterm engagement” Games like Rainbow Six: Siege are indicative of a new focus on long-lasting "live" games at Ubisoft. For a long time, Ubisoft was known for cranking out annual or near-annual releases in popular franchises like Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Far Cry, the Tom Clancy games, and more. Now, though, th...
14:52 2019-05-21

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....
15:26 2019-05-21

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
15:13 2019-06-13

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
17:13 2019-05-21

US seeks to 'build international consensus' blaming Iran for tanker attacks Defense chief says attack in Gulf of Oman was not just ‘US situation’ as UK joins Washington in accusing IranThe US is hoping to “build international consensus” around what officials claim is Iran’s responsibility for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, as UK officials joined the US in for...
18:26 2019-06-15

Trae 'Quadzilla' Williams seeks to muscle in on Olympic rugby sevens Australia’s fastest man ends sprint careerTargets next year’s Games in Tokyo for sevens teamPowerhouse Australian sprinter Trae Williams has made the switch to rugby sevens, little more than a year out from the Tokyo Olympics.Williams, nicknamed Quadzilla, set his 100m personal best of 10.10 seconds...
09:26 2019-05-22

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
13:26 2019-06-15

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
01:13 2019-06-15

China seeks to roll July U.S. soybean cargoes to August -sources Chinese soybean buyers are asking sellers in the United States to delay cargoes due to be shipped in July until August, two sources familiar with the matter said, raising fears of cancellations like ones that roiled the market last year....
15:00 2019-06-13

Volkswagen to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
11:26 2019-06-14

Top Democrat seeks to criminalize unreported foreign contact by political campaigns The bill from Sen. Mark R. Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee’s vice chairman, would impose penalties for failing to disclose foreign outreach within one week....
22:26 2019-05-21

ICE again seeks detention of Maryland teens accused in murder of 14-year-old girl The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Tuesday that it had sought custody of two MS-13 members accused of beating and stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in Maryland last month. ...
07:52 2019-05-22

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
04:52 2019-06-01

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million families....
02:00 2019-05-24

Apple seeks AR glasses patent for hiding secret documents at work Apple hasn't announced AR glasses yet, but it's patenting technologies that might make them compelling, including a private document viewing mode for work.Read More...
00:13 2019-06-07

Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. is asking a Michigan court to rule on the legality of an agreement it reached with former Gov. Rick Snyder to build an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking lakes Huron and Michigan. The Canadian company said Thursday that it is asking the Michigan...
23:13 2019-06-06

Family Of Hyderabad Woman, Who Died In Saudi, Seeks Sushma Swaraj's Help The relatives of a 26-year-old woman, who died in Saudi Arabia, have sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's help in bringing back her mortal remains....
01:13 2019-05-22

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
22:39 2019-05-27

Britney Spears family seeks renewed order barring ex-friend LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge will consider whether to extend a temporary restraining order Tuesday that keeps a former associate of Britney Spears away from her and her family. Sam Lutfi has been ordered to stay at least 200 yards (183 meters) away from Spears, her parents and her two sons...
11:39 2019-05-28

Kentucky Seeks To Expand School-Based Health Care Services FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says his administration is seeking to amend the state’s Medicaid plan in an effort to provide greater health-care access for students. Bevin’s office says the proposal would allow Kentucky school districts to utilize federal Medicaid funding...
11:39 2019-06-04

Britney Spears seeks renewed restraining order against alleged former manager Sam Lufti was ordered on May 8 to stay at least 200 yards from Britney Spears, her parents and her two sons.        ...
16:00 2019-05-28

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money in politics and raise ethical standards for elected officials....
17:52 2019-06-05

Florida treasure hunter seeks owner of miniature urn that may contain mother’s ashes A Florida man is searching for the owner of a necklace, which appeared to hold the ashes of their mother, after he discovered the apparently lost treasure at a beach over the weekend using a metal detector....
18:00 2019-05-29

China hits out at U.S. ‘babbling’ as it seeks to suppress memories of Tiananmen Square Numerous foreign journalists who attempted to report on the massacre's anniversary on Tuesday were harassed in the square by police and forced to delete photos, according to the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China....
23:26 2019-06-04

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two countries....
19:26 2019-05-29

A Democratic challenger seeks to use Joni Ernst’s 2014 ad about castrating hogs against her In an announcement video, Democrat Theresa Greenfield said the Republican senator from Iowa had not made good on a pledge to “make ’em squeal” in Washington....
20:13 2019-06-03

Qualcomm seeks hold on court decision that could change the way it sells chips Last week, Judge Lucy Koh ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and against Qualcomm in a decision that could drastically change the way Qualcomm sells its chips. Several Qualcomm business practices were called out by manufacturers testifying during the non-jury trial including the ch...
04:13 2019-05-30

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. leader with obstructing justice....
16:39 2019-05-31

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
01:13 2019-06-01

Amarinder Singh Seeks PM Modi's Help To Curb Drug Menace In Punjab Reiterating his demand for a national drugs policy to check the drug menace, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, an official said on Sunday....
11:39 2019-06-02

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
23:39 2019-05-23

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women's game FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women's World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over gender equality....
11:00 2019-05-23

White House Acting Budget Chief Seeks to Delay Huawei Ban A senior White House official is seeking to delay putting in place portions of a law that limits the U.S. government’s business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co., according to a person familiar with the matter. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, White House acting budget chief ...
05:52 2019-06-10

Austria's Kurz seeks to contain scandal damage as fate hangs in balance Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz sought on Wednesday to contain the fallout from the collapse of his coalition government but did little to quell the anger of opposition parties that could depose him within days....
17:52 2019-05-22

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexually abused members of the women's national soccer......
03:52 2019-06-10

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both make stupid decisions. Why not?” They soon di...
12:01 2019-05-31

Foxconn Announces Leadership Overhaul as Chairman Seeks Taiwan Presidency Foxconn on Tuesday announced a leadership overhaul that will see more executives involved in the running of its daily operations, as Chairman Terry Gou seeks to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential......
12:26 2019-06-11

Harris’ bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue. The California Democrat’s bill would create some $150 million in grant programs to medical schools and stat...
11:52 2019-05-22

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the government took control of last year....
16:26 2019-06-11

Nokian Tyres seeks to gain traction in North America with new factory Finnish tire maker Nokian Tyres expects its new U.S. factory in Tennessee to help it double its sales in North America, especially by expanding its all-season tire sales in the region, the company said on Thursday....
15:26 2019-05-23

Brazil's Banco Inter seeks up to $260 mln in capital to fuel growth -source Brazilian online lender Banco Inter SA is seeking to raise between 800 million reais and 1 billion reais ($260 million) to fund new growth initiatives through a capital increase, one source familiar with the matter said....
23:39 2019-06-11

EU to clear up Swiss doubts on new treaty, seeks deal by June 18: letter The European Union's chief executive pledged on Tuesday to clear up Switzerland's concerns about a draft treaty to govern ties so that Bern can endorse it by June 18 and allow the Swiss stock exchange to maintain access to the bloc's markets....
18:26 2019-06-11

The universe trembles as Empire Records' Ethan Embry seeks revenge against GWAR Back in 1995, a year when the space-faring, metal-loving aliens of GWAR were at the height of their powers, the band made a cameo appearance in Empire Records. A TV plays the video for “Saddam A Go-Go” as Ethan Embry’s character Mark eats a pot brownie. Transfixed, as we all are, by GWAR, Mark imagi...
17:39 2019-05-30

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
18:52 2019-06-05

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Jaya Prada Seeks Disqualification Of Azam Khan From Rampur Lok Sabha Seat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaya Prada has challenged the election of Samajwadi Party lawmaker Mohd Azam Khan to the Lok Sabha in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court....
10:52 2019-06-14

Amarinder Singh Writes To PM Modi, Seeks Farm Loan Waiver Nationally Amarinder Singh said the relief provided by Punjab government's limited resources is not sufficient for the farmers and must be fulfilled by the Government of India....
15:00 2019-06-05

Punjab Congress Seeks Report On Amarinder Singh-Navjot Sidhu Rift All India Congress Committee's Punjab in-charge Asha Kumari on Tuesday sought a report from the party's state unit over the face-off between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his cabinet colleague......
23:26 2019-05-21

Crime Trackers: Midtown apartment resident seeks change after recent break-ins TUCSON – After a wave of recent break-ins at in a midtown community, several residents said they have had enough. One midtown resident said thieves have broken into his parking unit seven times. He said no matter what type of lock he puts on his unit, the thieves find a way to get through. ...
05:26 2019-06-15

Georgian leader sees NATO future, seeks tough line on Russia GENEVA (AP) — Georgia’s president is calling on Western allies to do more to face up to Russia and the “very heavy pressure” she says Moscow has put on her Caucasus nation. Salome Zurabishvili took office as Georgia’s first woman president in December. A former French diploma...
23:13 2019-06-10

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:13 2019-06-04

Eletro-belts, spiked batons, even a gas chamber: EU seeks ban on trade in torture items Trade in instruments for torture and execution should be illegal and could one day be banned under an initiative spearheaded by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told Reuters on Friday....
23:00 2019-06-14

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

Madhya Pradesh BJP's Postcard Drive Seeks Fast Execution Of Child Rapists Madhya Pradesh BJP Tuesday launched a drive under which postcards will be sent to the Chief Justice of India seeking setting up of fast track courts to hear appeals of those sentenced to death for......
05:39 2019-06-12

White House acting budget chief seeks to delay Huawei restrictions: WSJ Vought asked for a delay in the implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act, signed by President Trump last year and which contains provisions that target Huawei, according to the Journal...
22:13 2019-06-09

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
15:13 2019-06-06

Praful Patel Seeks More Time To Join Probe Into Alleged Aviation Scam Former civil aviation minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel today requested for another date to depose before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a......
10:13 2019-06-06

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Britney Spears's family seeks to extend restraining order against her former manager A Los Angeles judge will consider whether to extend a temporary restraining order taken out in the name of Britney Spears against her former manager.        ...
15:39 2019-06-13

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
19:52 2019-06-08

Crowdsourcing Budget 2019? Centre Seeks Ideas, Suggestions Via Open Forum A day after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted her appreciation for public feedback ahead of the full Union Budget, the government today put out a link to its open forum, inviting more ideas......
20:26 2019-06-07

Cristiano Ronaldo sexual assault lawsuit changes venues, accuser seeks $200 million Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a federal lawsuit over an alleged 2009 sexual assault in Las Vegas. The suit originally was filed in Nevada.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he and Quebec Premier Francois Legault are natural allies in the fight to defend provincial autonomy in the face of federal interventions....
02:00 2019-06-13

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
13:39 2019-06-07

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
00:00 2019-05-31

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking....
04:26 2019-06-04

Trump campaign seeks sanctions against DNC over Russia collusion lawsuit: ‘Frivolous factual fantasies’ The Democratic National Committee is still pressing forward with a lawsuit alleging the Trump campaign actively colluded with Russia and WikiLeaks to steal and publish DNC emails -- but the campaign is citing the Mueller report itself to argue they have no case....
22:13 2019-06-05

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
11:39 2019-06-06

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric......
14:26 2019-06-11

Twitter deletes thousands of accounts tied to Iran, seeks to end false info campaigns Twitter Inc on Thursday said it removed thousands of accounts linked to coordinated, state-backed activities it believes were from the Iranian government and archived them to its public database launched last year....
19:13 2019-06-13

Surat Fire Tragedy: High Court Seeks Probe Report From Gujarat Government The Gujarat High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government on the investigation into the Surat fire tragedy that claimed lives of 22 students of a coaching institute last month....
15:13 2019-06-13

Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner seeks to toss case over withheld evidence Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 want the case thrown out because of alleged prosecutorial misconduct that include withholding evidence and conducting surveillance on the defense....
11:13 2019-05-29

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets        ...
19:26 2019-06-08

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
06:39 2019-05-22

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
22:52 2019-06-01

Vinny Papale, son of 'Invincible' main character, seeks his own pro opportunity in XFL Vinny Papale, whose father Vince was the inspiration for the 2006 movie "Invincible," says he'd love to play in the XFL after a group tryout Saturday.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Sierra Vista Police seeks applicants for Citizen Police Academy SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. –Sierra Vista Police Department is seeking interested individuals in its Citizen Police Academy program. These classes give people a glimpse of behind-the-scenes police work. Free classes will be will held for 12 consecutive weeks on Thursdays, starting Aug. 8 from 6 p.m. to 9 p....
21:39 2019-06-04

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
16:01 2019-05-29

Fiat Chrysler seeks 50-50 merger with Renault, whose board will study deal 'with interest' Adding Renault's partnerships with Nissan and Mitsubishi, the merger would create the world's largest automaker alliance.        ...
14:39 2019-05-28

'Sell By,' 'Best By,' 'Enjoy By': FDA seeks to address food label confusion The Food and Drug Administration is urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms for perishable products, like "Best If Used By."        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

Verizon to start selling the TicWatch Pro smartwatch soon It might sound weird for some, but Mobvoi, the company behind the TicWatch brand, might be on to something. After successfully making the TicWatch name popular in the United States, the company might soon team up with a major carrier to offer customers one of its best smartwatches, the TicWatch Pro....
20:26 2019-06-13

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
20:39 2019-06-13

Dagger, ring of Taj Mahal builder set for auction A ring and a dagger once owned by the builder of the Taj Mahal were on display Thursday ahead of an auction of jewels and weapons from Indian royalty at Christie's in New York. (June 13)       ...
20:52 2019-06-13

David Ortiz shot for $8G bounty, police reveal, as investigators try to piece together motive for hit Police in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday a half-dozen men, including the gunman, were arrested in the plot to kill one of the nation’s biggest sports heroes David Ortiz....
21:13 2019-06-13

GRAPHIC-U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of the sector....
21:26 2019-06-13

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran because Iranians want the United States to "ease off" on sanctions imposed on the country. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

A man who lost a toe to frostbite donated it to a Canadian bar that makes a toe-riffic toe-themed cocktail Downtown Hotel In 2018, Nick Griffiths, a marine from the UK, lost toes due to frostbite during an ultramarathon. So he decided to donate his big toe to Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Canada. The bar is known for its Sourtoe Cocktail, which is part drink and part challenge. It's a cocktail made wit...
21:39 2019-06-13

The Navy has reportedly found a smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack AP Photo/ISNA) The US Navy discovered an unexploded limpet mine attached to one of the two tankers attacked on Thursday. The mine, which was discovered by the USS Bainbridge, is a potential smoking gun because it very likely points to Iran's involvement in the attack on the commercial vessels. Iran...
21:39 2019-06-13

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
21:39 2019-06-13

You Are Not Entitled To Know Someone’s Sexuality Before I did a remix album and solidified myself as being well-versed in the tops on the charts, I used to be a confused little boy who would try and convince himself that he liked women. Society told me that I was supposed to be straight, so that’s what I attempted to do. Needless to say, my affini...
21:39 2019-06-13

Patriots land tight end Michael Roberts in trade with Lions Michael Roberts was the odd man out at tight end after the Detroit Lions signed Jesse James and drafted T.J. Hockenson this spring.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

This Genesis Mini Controller Is Huge We’re still at E3, with Tim Rogers taking a tour of the Sega booth. See Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Judgement, a climbing wall, and an ironically large Sega Genesis Mini controller. Watch it all in the video above....
22:26 2019-06-13

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
22:26 2019-06-13

Law Expert: Trump's assertion 'may be unlawful' An expert in constitutional law tells the Associated Press that President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign is not appropriate and "it may be unlawful."        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
22:52 2019-06-13

Jets bring in another CB in Mark Myers, waive S John Battle FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed cornerback Mark Myers and waived safety John Battle. Joe Douglas wasn’t kidding when he said during his introductory news conference that he would scour the waiver wire to add players. The new general manager made his second move in as ma...
23:39 2019-06-13

Hundreds of companies decry tariffs in letter to Trump NEW YORK (AP) — More than 600 companies and trade associations, including Walmart and Target, have signed a letter telling President Donald Trump that an escalating trade war with China will hurt families, jobs and the U.S. economy. The letter, dated Thursday and organized by a business coalition ca...
23:39 2019-06-13

Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
23:39 2019-06-13

Egypt condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: foreign ministry Egypt condemned on Thursday any acts that undermine the safety of waterways in the Gulf region, the foreign ministry said, after two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman....
23:39 2019-06-13

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

Amy Jones strikes again as England wrap up clean sweep over West Indies • England 258-4; West Indies 131• Jones named player of series after top-scoringThe rain that has dogged the men’s World Cup miraculously stayed away from Chelmsford todayon Thursday long enough to allow England Women to clean sweep West Indies in their ODI series, with the hosts winning the reduced...
00:13 2019-06-14

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchanged a series of friendly tweets on issues where the conservative senator and liberal representative have common ground — including easier access to bir...
00:13 2019-06-14

Paulson to sell almost half of Steinway factory to Robert De Niro group John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The billionaire hedge-fund mogul — who scooped up Steinway & Sons in 2013 for $512 million — has agreed to sell nearly half of the piano maker’s 11-acre lot.....
00:52 2019-06-14

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

The 288-HP Alpine A110S Is the New Reason for Your Existential American Sadness For American car enthusiasts, 25 years isn’t just the time frame for a quarter-life crisis, it’s the countdown until we can import the good foreign cars we never got the chance to buy here. And, as of now, we can go ahead and put the new Alpine A110S on the clock....
01:26 2019-06-14

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when Andrea Mitchell asked whether she “could co...
01:39 2019-06-14

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Nations said after Washington blamed Tehran for the attacks....
01:39 2019-06-14

Ari Lennox on her Eurythmics namesake: Annie who? For breakout neo-soul songstress Ari Lennox, there were no “sweet dreams” involved when she came up with her stage name. In fact, the J. Cole protégée — whose tour will headline Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday — didn’t even know that a certain Annie had already made that last name famous in the music w...
01:52 2019-06-14

A Cincinnati company made a Pride month mural out of 26,000 Post-It notes Cincinnati Bell employees used 26,000 Post-it notes to create a Pride mural on the north side of the company’s Atrium 2 headquarters. Plus, they lit up the building.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

How Is The Original Contra Still So Got Damn Good Contra Anniversary Collection surprise launched earlier this week, and with it came the first official rerelease of the Nintendo Entertainment System version of Contra in a long while. And I have to ask: How is it that this game is still so freaking good?...
02:01 2019-06-14

How Sean ''Diddy'' Combs Really Feels About His Ex Cassie's Pregnancy Oh baby, baby! Cassie confirmed the exciting news about her pregnancy on Wednesday in a heartwarming Instagram post. Moreover, the "Me & U" singer revealed she and her......
02:39 2019-06-14

Is this Frida Kahlo’s voice? Mexico releases recording believed to be of the artist Though the iconic image and the work of the late legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo are more popular than ever, the sound and the tone of her voice have remained a mystery for years. That is, until now — or so Mexican authorities believe. Mexico’s Fonoteca Nacional, which archives old radio ...
03:13 2019-06-14

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. So, with both companies having shown the first car...
03:13 2019-06-14

Mark Levin: 'Have you ever seen a dumber media in your life?' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on the media Thursday while addressing the outrage over President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would listen to information from a foreign government on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
06:26 2019-06-14

Fin24.com | WATCH: Tory leadership race: Seven candidates make it through to second round Seven contenders in the Tory leadership race have been nominated to go through to the second round of voting by MPs, here are the results for the first round....
08:13 2019-06-14

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
08:52 2019-06-14

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minutes and hours before their deaths over the past ye...
09:00 2019-06-14

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
09:13 2019-06-14

On Politics: Trump Would Accept Russia’s Help The president said taking campaign help from Russia would be no different than meeting with the queen of England. Republicans joined Democrats in condemning him....
09:39 2019-06-14

World's Highest Operating Weather Stations Installed On Mount Everest The National Geographic Society has announced the successful installation of the world's highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest to provide researchers, climbers, and the public with near......
10:52 2019-06-14

Chipmakers drag European shares lower after Broadcom shock Technology shares led European shares lower on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned of a broad slowdown in demand due to trade tensions and the U.S. ban on Chinese tech and mobile phone company Huawei Technologies....
11:00 2019-06-14

Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun dead at 25 after apparent suicide: report Professional beach volleyball player Eric Zaun died at 25 after jumping from the twenty-ninth floor of his Atlantic City hotel room Tuesday, reports said....
11:13 2019-06-14

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
11:26 2019-06-14

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart Bulb Goes on Open Sale in India at Rs. 1,299 Xiaomi has announced that its Mi LED Smart Bulb is now available to buy for everyone. The smart bulb was originally released via the company's crowdfunding platform in limited quantity in the......
11:39 2019-06-14

Justin Rose equals lowest round in U.S. Open history at Pebble Beach With his 10-foot birdie on his last hole, Justin Rose matched Tiger Woods' epic first-round at the 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.        ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
12:13 2019-06-14

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack on two of their colleagues by family members of a......
12:13 2019-06-14

Voice, Data Recorders Recovered From Missing An-32 Plane Crash Site A rescue team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of Russian-origin An-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force at the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh Friday, an......
13:00 2019-06-14

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
13:26 2019-06-14

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
13:26 2019-06-14

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns....
13:39 2019-06-14

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other activists.The environmental campaign group said tw...
14:13 2019-06-14

Seven Father's Day gift ideas under $50 Shopping for the fathers and father figures in our lives seems to get more challenging. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to show dad you care.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
14:13 2019-06-14

The best weapon in 'Cyberpunk 2077' is a glowing orange garrote Nanowire is the Swiss Army garrote of the future. The glowing orange thread is simple yet multifunctional, slicing through skin, muscle and bone like a whip. Or, it flings from the wielder's wrist like an electric snake to jack into the side of someo......
14:26 2019-06-14

Holy hell, Glenn Danzig might've just made The Room of horror anthologies God bless Glenn Danzig. He’s always been fully committed to his own idea of art, whether that’s been the full-steam-ahead punk rock of Misfits, the heavy metal of Danzig, or the extremity of his comic book company Verotik, a portmanteau of “violence” and “erotic.” But all of that has clearly been a ...
14:26 2019-06-14

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

'It means the world': Toronto Raptors win first NBA title after beating Warriors – video The NBA’s lone Canadian team won the first NBA championship in their 24-year history, beating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the finals on Thursday. It was another thriller and victory meant Toronto became the first non-US team to win the NBA championship. The Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard ...
14:39 2019-06-14

'Like a horror film': vast swarms of flies plague Russian villages Local residents in Urals describe sweeping bucketfuls of dead flies from their homesVillages in Russia’s Urals region have been invaded by vast swarms of flies that have sparked health concerns and fears for local harvests.“You can’t hang out your washing to dry or open your windows, let alone go ou...
15:00 2019-06-14

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
15:00 2019-06-14

Tyson Fury: ‘Going 12 rounds with Wilder doesn’t give me confidence. It makes me concerned’ Tyson Fury is worried about his own ring rust going into Tom Schwarz fight in Las Vegas The post Tyson Fury: ‘Going 12 rounds with Wilder doesn’t give me confidence. It makes me concerned’ appeared first on Boxing News....
15:39 2019-06-14

Ram Vilas Paswan's Party Splits, Rebel Leaders Launch New Outfit A group of disgruntled leaders of Ram Vilas Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party has announced launch of a new outfit, accusing the leadership of reducing the party to a "private limited company"....
15:52 2019-06-14

Unpacking hacks: What to take out of your bag when you arrive and what to leave in It turns out there's an art to unpacking. Travel experts separate the stuff you should unpack from the gear that should stay in your bag.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
16:00 2019-06-14

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another parent describe Pride Month as “huge” for their family made me consider what more I could do....
16:13 2019-06-14

DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing....
16:13 2019-06-14

Police: Richmond Woman Threatens To Shoot Door Down During Domestic RICHMOND, Ky. (WBON) – Richmond Police were dispatched to a domestic violence call and arrested a woman for 4th degree assault. According to WBON in Richmond, Tenicia Chauntay Hays had a gun and was threatening to shoot the lock off the victim’s door. When officers arrived, Hays no longe...
16:39 2019-06-14

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit appeared...
16:39 2019-06-14

Summer Dessert Recipe: How To Make Chilled Mango Custard At Home here we'll see how to make mango custard, which brings forth the true flavour of the fruit and will be great to serve to family and friends as a post meal dessert....
16:52 2019-06-14

Chewy, PetSmart's online business, soars 77% after pricing at $22 per share Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the IPO for working capital and general corporate purposes, according to filings....
17:13 2019-06-14

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main European market....
17:13 2019-06-14

The Week in Tech: Big Trouble With Trustbusters and China The tech industry is caught in the middle of escalating trade tensions with China. And at home, regulators are getting serious about cracking down on Big Tech....
17:13 2019-06-14

Klay Thompson’s stunning words to Steve Kerr after tearing ACL Klay Thompson wasn’t acting or talking like he had just suffered a devastating injury. The Warriors star tore his ACL after an awkward landing with 2:22 left in the third quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Raptors. Thompson still sank two free throws that put the Warriors up 85-80...
17:39 2019-06-14

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was fast, convenient, and affordable. The part I'm mos...
17:39 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body in a mid-stage study....
17:52 2019-06-14

Jack Dorsey answers our questions about Square’s plans for Bitcoin Square is a company best known for its disruptive card payment technology. Founded in 2009 by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the company sells affordable mobile-based point-of-sale systems. But beyond the world of traditional fiat currencies, the firm is making cautious steps into the fast-paced world of ...
18:00 2019-06-14

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, supporting documentation, and be ready to speak with hu...
18:13 2019-06-14

How two tragedies shaped top NFL prospect Yetur Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos' father saved him from drowning as a toddler. His older brother died after being struck by lightning. With the help of the rest of his family, he carries their memory as he's on the verge of stardom....
18:39 2019-06-14

Bonnaroo 2019 day one: Over 100 citations and drug-related arrests Police at Bonnaroo have issued at least 100 citations and made at least four arrests as of day two.        ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Louise Linton insists she’s no villain, blames everyone else for her mistakes Louise Linton — the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin who drew comparisons to Cruella de Vil for a series of tone-deaf gaffes — claims she’s just a “regular girl” who made some “rookie mistakes.” The Scottish actress said “bad advice” led to the cringe-worthy moments that made he...
19:13 2019-06-14

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
19:26 2019-06-14

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Found in Trog’s ice cave Location - Season 9 Guide Found in Trog’s ice cave is the latest Fortbyte 49 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
19:39 2019-06-14

U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second week in a row -Baker Hughes U.S. energy firms reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a second week in a row, with the country's production growth expected to slow as crude prices dropped close to their lowest levels of the year and most drillers cut spending....
19:52 2019-06-14

PM Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Pleasantries At SCO Summit: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on Day 2 of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, sources said this......
19:52 2019-06-14

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
19:52 2019-06-14

Tyson Fury enjoys Vegas sparkle in reanimated heavyweight division British fighter will face Tom Schwarz on Saturday with Andy Ruiz Jr’s shock title win fresh in his mindAnthony Joshua handled the burden of being called the world’s best heavyweight with the earnest diligence of a class try-hard determined to get top grades in his A-levels, at least until his shock ...
20:00 2019-06-14

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insa...
20:39 2019-06-14

Anita Hill: I still hold Biden accountable but would consider voting for him Though Hill was not satisfied with Biden’s apology over Clarence Thomas testimony, she could see herself voting for him in 2020 Anita Hill has said she could see herself voting for Joe Biden, despite his past treatment of her, saying she considers him “perfectly capable of running for president”.Bef...
20:39 2019-06-14

Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes surge in England and Wales Offences double since 2014 against gay and lesbian people and treble against trans people, Guardian analysis revealsYou saw me covered in blood on a bus. But do you get outraged about all homophobia?Homophobic and transphobic hate crimes, including stalking, harassment and violent assault, have more...
20:39 2019-06-14

I think my mother and sister are autistic. What should I do? It’s important to ask yourself whose agenda this is, says Annalisa Barbieri, and whether they really want helpI have often wondered whether we have undiagnosed adult autism in our family. All my life, I have felt I have greater emotional intelligence, in terms of understanding the world and other pe...
20:39 2019-06-14

North Carolina wants to know who owns voting-machine makers RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board is delaying a decision on certifying voting-machine makers until learning more about who owns them as worries grow about foreign interference. Elections board chairman Robert Cordle said Friday that the board wants to look more closely at w...
20:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week — does not yet merit being declared a global emergency but is “an extraordinary event” o...
20:39 2019-06-14

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say 98% died. They said during a teleconference Friday that they’re investigating whether lingerin...
20:39 2019-06-14

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
21:00 2019-06-14

Hellcat rises as Jessica Jones puts Trish Walker front and center Rather than pick up with the stabby cliffhanger from the previous episode, “A.K.A You’re Welcome” flashes back to fill us in on how Trish Walker went from instinctively catching a dropped cellphone back in the second season finale to becoming a full-on vigilante hero. This is an entirely Trish-centr...
21:00 2019-06-14