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Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks

US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks

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Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend Tuesday’s hearing on ...
18:39 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
20:13 2019-06-11

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money....
20:13 2019-06-11

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wednesday that would extend funding beyond 2020, when...
17:52 2019-06-11

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appeared on behalf of reauthorizing the September 11th ...
20:39 2019-06-12

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-...
01:26 2019-06-14

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
20:26 2019-06-11

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people to help the victims....
20:13 2019-06-16

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
20:39 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
05:39 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, police officers and other supporters to advocate fo...
08:13 2019-06-12

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
22:00 2019-06-12

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sickened responding to the Sept. 11 attacks....
23:26 2019-06-11

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
22:13 2019-06-11

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
21:00 2019-06-12

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
22:13 2019-06-11

‘Shameful’: Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony to Congress over inaction for 9/11 responders – video The former Daily Show host delivered an emotional and scathing statement to Congress over its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims. Stewart testified before the House judiciary committee on Tuesday alongside first responders and victims, but only a handful of politicians appear...
08:26 2019-06-12

Columbine survivor’s suicide inspires fund for mass shooting victims Loved ones of Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks — who last month became the third school-shooting survivor to die this year of suicide or an overdose — are setting up a fund in his memory to help others who’ve suffered similar traumas. Eubanks had struggled with opioid addiction since he was i...
03:13 2019-06-07

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
10:13 2019-06-12

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
02:39 2019-06-12

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of Congress for not attending a subcommittee hearing on the issue and gave an emotional plea to extend the ...
20:13 2019-06-12

Evermore Global Value Fund Finds European Stocks Selling At A Deep Discount David Marcus, portfolio manager of the Evermore Global Value Fund, is a deep diving value investor, looking for cheap stocks with catalysts to pull value out of the stocks. He's beaten his benchmark for the 1-year, 3-year and 5-year periods and he's currently invested 70% of his fund in Europe....
15:39 2019-05-21

AOC rallies for 9/11 compensation fund, Congress expected to back bill The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday. “I’m told that we have 330 representatives that have signed on so we are very optimistic … t...
02:52 2019-06-10

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging an about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-settle-wildfire-claims?srnd=deals on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-06

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 bln fund - Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomberg reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-05/pg-e-is-said-to-plan-11-billion-fund-to-settle-wildfire-claims?srnd=deals on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-06

Amid Clashes, Tripura Congress Creates Crisis Fund For Injured Supporters The Tripura Congress may have decided to move the Supreme Court to seek compensation for supporters who suffered injuries and property loss in post-poll violence across the state, but it isn't......
05:13 2019-05-29

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
01:13 2019-05-23

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
15:00 2019-05-21

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
15:13 2019-05-24

'I am not a monster, I simply am Amanda,' says Knox on tearful return to Italy The couple gazes brightly at the camera, posing for a selfie like the thousands posted on Instagram every day. "Here we go... Wish us, 'Buon viaggio!'" the accompanying caption reads....
15:39 2019-06-15

In Tearful Ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics Mark One Month Since Bombings Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people in Sri Lanka....
19:13 2019-05-21

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June 15)        ...
18:39 2019-06-15

Pochettino: Tottenham’s glorious tearful prophet who turned water into wine "Mauricio Pochettino is more miracle worker than Tottenham manager. Lifting the Champions League will confirm his status as a modern great, writes Desmond Kane."...
16:26 2019-05-24

Amanda Knox, Tearful and Angry, Speaks in Italy, Years After Murder Acquittal At a conference on wrongful convictions, Ms. Knox said: “I know that many people think I am bad. That I don’t belong here. It shows how a false narrative can be powerful and undermine justice.”...
15:26 2019-06-15

Tottenham’s Pochettino comes away empty handed again MADRID (AP) — Mauricio Pochettino will continue to be praised for his managerial style, but not yet for his titles. He’s yet to win one. Pochettino lost his latest bid for a title when Tottenham fell to Liverpool 2-0 in the Champions League final on Saturday. The coach credited with turning To...
01:26 2019-06-02

HBO's Euphoria is a gorgeous, empty spectacle HBO’s Euphoria promises right away to delve into the dark side of Gen Z. It stars Zendaya—who has to carry much too much of the show—as Rue, a troubled teen who starts the series with an overdose and still spends most of her time after chasing the happiness she only feels when she’s high. She has a ...
17:26 2019-06-13

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
02:52 2019-05-27

Make Salad Dressing With an Almost-Empty Mayo Jar When it comes to making dressings at home, vinaigrettes are usually the most accessible option. All they require is a bit of not-super-precise measuring, common kitchen ingredients, and some shaking (preferably done in a jar). But by replacing or supplementing your salad oil with a bit of mayonnaise...
20:39 2019-06-05

What do with your empty nest: Rightsizing real estate Once your children leave the nest, it's time to rethink your real estate. Here are 3 tips to follow.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Fatigued Nishikori comes up empty against Nadal in Paris Playing two straight five-set matches ahead of his French Open quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal was certainly not the ideal preparation for Kei Nishikori        ...
01:26 2019-06-05

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
18:00 2019-05-21

Make a Vinaigrette Inside an Almost Empty Honey Bottle It can be hard to get the last bit of honey out of the bottle, particularly if the bottle is shaped like a bear (so many crevices). Luckily, the amount of sweet and sticky stuff hanging out in the bottle is the perfect portion for a simple vinaigrette....
20:39 2019-05-23

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisisHundreds of Indian villages have been evacuated as a historic drought forces families to abandon their homes in search of water.The country has seen extremely high temperatures in recent weeks. On Monday the capital, De...
03:52 2019-06-12

How 'Dark Phoenix' brings the X-Men movie saga to a fiery, tearful close The X-Men movies culminate in 'Dark Phoenix.' But first, a few burning questions about the fiery closer revolving around Sophie Turner's Jean Grey.        ...
00:26 2019-06-07

Tearful Mira Sorvino says 'I was date-raped,' advocates for statute of limitations changes Mira Sorvino, a Harvey Weinstein accuser, says she's been date-raped but she did not go into detail.        ...
20:26 2019-06-12

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fight it out for a place alongside him in the ballot...
20:39 2019-06-14

"They'd rather drink champagne!" Pouille slams empty French Open stands Ticket-holders for the French Open's prime courts are more interested in drinking champagne and tucking into a good lunch than they are in the tennis, bemoaned Frenchmen Lucas Pouille after crashing out in the second round on Friday....
23:39 2019-05-31

Uefa investigates claims turnstiles were opened in Baku to fill empty seats • Local officials alleged to have taken action against Uefa wishes• Governing body looking into it with stadium authoritiesUefa is investigating claims that local officials opened the turnstiles at Baku’s Olympic Stadium during the Europa League final on Wednesday because of embarrassing pictures of...
01:26 2019-06-01

Celebrity two-timing hawk Christo left with empty nest after losing 2 chicks Tompkins Square Park’s celebrity hawk, Christo, is left with an empty nest after losing two fledglings in nine days. The five- and seven-week-old chicks were the only babies sired this year by the randy raptor — whose revolving-door romps with three female hawks were featured in The Post in 2018. “T...
04:52 2019-06-16

Trump impeachment push is proof Democrats have an 'empty agenda:' Rep. Matt Gaetz When it comes to whether or not Democrats will bring impeachment charges against President Trump, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., believes it's just another empty part of Democrats empty agenda....
05:52 2019-05-22

Exclusive: French Open organizers ask employees to fill empty seats on main court French Open organizers asked employees to fill empty corporate seats for Saturday's men's semi-final and start of the women's final, demanding they stay 'discreet' and take off their accreditation once seated, Reuters learned on Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-09

Empty nesters are having 'more adventurous' sex. And the 50-plus crowd credits aging A third of the 50-plus crowd said they're having the best sex ever. Unfortunately, the age group isn't fond of protection and STD rates are rising.        ...
14:52 2019-05-24

Daughter photographs parents as blissful empty nesters. 'So sad...hahahaha just kidding!' 22-year-old Haley Marie was the last of her siblings to move out. Her and her parents celebrated by doing an empty nesters photo shoot.        ...
00:39 2019-06-05

'So sad... hahahaha just kidding!': Parents have empty nesters photo shoot and we stan 22-year-old Haley Marie was the last of her siblings to move out. Her and her parents celebrated by doing an empty nesters photo shoot.        ...
18:13 2019-05-30

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
10:13 2019-06-14

These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
17:13 2019-06-16

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
23:52 2019-06-12

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Michael Gove, at Westminster’s Emmanuel Centre, the ba...
00:13 2019-05-28

Catcher Chris Stewart released by Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Catcher Chris Stewart has been released from his minor league contract by the San Diego Padres after exercising his right to be let go if not added to the major league roster by June 1. The 37-year-old hit .277 with two doubles, one homer and eight RBIs in 19 games with Triple-A El ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

The Londoner: Rory Stewart is proving to be a master of PR Rory tells all about his headline-hitting campaign for Tory leader/ David Cameron's ex-PPS remembers the good old days/ Phobe Waller-Bridge reveals an early inspiration...
12:39 2019-05-30

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
13:00 2019-06-16

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
02:39 2019-05-23

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
22:00 2019-06-04

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back in 2002. The image is a photo of a video clip sho...
14:52 2019-05-21

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the death of Formula One great Niki Lauda....
01:26 2019-05-24

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
06:39 2019-05-23

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy Having kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressional hearing....
05:39 2019-06-14

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-06-13

Stewart criticises Johnson as he says rivals offer 'fairy stories' Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has questioned frontrunner Boris Johnson's ability to be prime minister, declaring: "Is this the person that you want writing the instructions to the nuclear submarines?"...
22:39 2019-06-11

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside car owner Joe Gibbs and former teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and mechanic Waddell Wilson were also voted ...
00:39 2019-05-23

The First Look at Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Picard Will Give You Goosebumps Look who's back in the Star Trek saddle. E! News has a sneak peek at Patrick Stewart's new series, Star Trek: Picard, below. The new poster art gives a hint at what Captain......
22:13 2019-05-23

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
11:00 2019-05-25

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
13:00 2019-05-28

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
00:00 2019-05-22

Patrick Stewart is back and sad in the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard It was just a few days ago that we learned that CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard-based spin-off show would be called—unsurprisingly—Star Trek: Picard, and now the streaming service has dropped the very first teaser for the series. The show takes place 18 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis a...
21:26 2019-05-23

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in lieu of signing, which Boras has advocated for in...
20:00 2019-05-22

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
22:26 2019-06-11

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Rory Stewart’s nerdiness means he is just the sort of oddball the British love The Tory leadership hopeful gives impassioned speeches in the house about hedgehogs, and sees himself as the second coming of TE Lawrence. What’s not to like?Is there anyone in the running for the Tory leadership I can enjoy, purely from a style point of view?Sheila, by email Continue reading......
04:26 2019-05-30

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
04:13 2019-05-29

Watch: Patrick Stewart returns in first 'Star Trek: Picard' teaser CBS All Access has released a teaser for its upcoming series, "Star Trek: Picard," featuring Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard....
16:39 2019-05-25

Backing Stewart, junior defense minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
11:52 2019-06-16

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
11:00 2019-06-16

‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer: Patrick Stewart’s beloved captain is back Trekkies just got a silver anniversary present: Captain Jean Luc-Picard. The trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access streaming series “Star Trek: Picard” dropped Thursday, exactly 25 years to the day after the final episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Sir Patrick Ste...
09:26 2019-05-24

Rory Stewart says he will talk with Len McCluskey and Nigel Farage to avoid no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has attacked no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking and revealed he has reached out to trade union firebrand Len McCluskey and moderate Labour MPs....
18:01 2019-05-28

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and Sandra Bullock: See What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 10 Years Ago 2009 was a year that will forever stand out in pop culture history. Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered, the Black Eyed Peas released their hit song "Boom Boom Pow" and The Hills......
18:26 2019-06-16

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
16:39 2019-05-30

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Watch Kristen Stewart, Chris Pine and More Stars Remember Anton Yelchin in First Trailer for Posthumous Documentary Anton Yelchin's memory lives on. It's been almost three years since the Star Trek star tragically died in a freak accident on June 19, 2016. Friends of the 27-year-old found him......
02:13 2019-06-11

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've stored......
11:26 2019-06-05

Remembering Kosovo's youngest victims Photos and stories, little sweaters and shoes, a cradle and marbles: An exhibition remembers children killed in the Kosovo War, which ended 20 years ago....
02:13 2019-06-10

Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims The Australian teenager who cracked an egg on the head of a politician for his remarks about the New Zealand mosque massacre has donated almost $70,000 to people affected by the killings...
10:13 2019-05-29

12 Victims ID’d In Virginia Beach Shooting Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera speaks at a news conference on a shooting at a municipal building, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Va. Authorities identified the suspect as DeWayne Craddock, a longtime city employee who opened fire at the building Friday before police shot and k...
16:13 2019-06-01

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
12:39 2019-05-23

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates to Christchurch victims The 17-year-old who went viral cracking an egg over a politician's head was given thousands by the public to cover his legal fees and allow him to "buy more eggs." He has donated the money to victims of a mosque attack....
10:52 2019-05-29

‘Egg boy’ donates $90,000 to New Zealand mosque attack victims Will Connolly, 17, became known worldwide as "Egg Boy" for assaulting right-wing federal Sen. Fraser Anning, who had drawn scorn for saying Muslim immigration was to blame for the March massacre...
16:39 2019-05-29

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It’s considered the leading cause of serious long term disability in the U.S. But the amount of damage to the brain all depends on the quality of care and just how fast paramedics get to the victim . First responders are on the fr...
09:52 2019-06-08

On 25th anniversary of OJ murders, remembering the victims On this 25th anniversary of the brutal murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown, Fox News chose not to talk about OJ Simpson, but to focus on the families of the victims....
20:39 2019-06-12

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
19:39 2019-06-01

Mali massacre victims included 24 children: PM Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost a 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said during a visit to the crime scene on Tuesday....
22:26 2019-06-11

Hyundai to use AI to diagnose crash victims' injuries System being developed could send detailed injury reports to emergency services within seven seconds of an incident New technology being developed by Hyundai will send specific details of injuries sustained by vehicle occupants in a crash to emergency services.  The Korean manufacturer, in partners...
18:26 2019-06-12

New code will protect payment fraud victims Consumers that have been tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement thanks to a new voluntary industry code that recently came into force.Under the new code, victims will be able to get their money back in cases where neither they nor the bank has done anything ...
20:39 2019-05-28

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief....
02:13 2019-05-29

Unprecedented scale: D-Day’s fighters, helpers, victims FILE – In this file photo from June 6, 1944, members of an American landing unit help their comrades ashore during the Normandy invasion. The men reached the zone code-named Utah Beach, near Sainte- Mere-Eglise, on a life raft after their landing craft was hit and sunk by German coastal defens...
16:52 2019-06-06

Virginia Beach shooting: What we know about the motive, the victims 12 people were killed Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. The suspected shooter was a 15-year veteran of public works. Here's what we know.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

12 victims identified in Virginia Beach shooting All but one of the 12 victims killed Friday in nation's deadliest shooting of the year worked for the city.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

Biggest victims of new tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans PHOENIX (AP) — The biggest victims of President Donald Trump’s tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans or Chinese. Experts say the people likely to pay the steepest price are poor Americans. They already live close to the financial edge and could have to pay more for everyday purchases. Ja...
20:13 2019-06-04

Australia's 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch attack victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings....
06:00 2019-05-29

All 12 Virginia Beach massacre victims identified Virginia Beach officials have identified the 12 victims of the mass shooting at the city’s municipal building. One of those killed when a disgruntled employee opened fire was a contractor in the building to get a permit, Herbert “Bert” Snelling, from Virginia Beach. Five of the victims worked in the...
16:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach shooting victims identified 12 people were killed in a shooting Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. On Saturday, city officials named them, and showed their photos. (June 1)        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said at a press conference Thursday that it’s har...
23:13 2019-06-06

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” For the past two years, Middendorf has volunteered w...
08:39 2019-05-31

Germany to pay US$11,000 each to Chile Nazi sect victims The scale of the atrocities committed at a fenced-in mountain commune 350 kilometres south of Santiago came to light only after the end of Augusto Pinochet's regime....
15:52 2019-05-21

Remains of Holocaust victims laid to rest in Belarus The remains of more than 1,000 Holocaust victims have been laid to rest in a Belarusian city on the border with Poland after the discovery of a mass grave at a building site....
15:39 2019-05-22

Virginia Beach mourns mass shooting victims Some 200 people, including the governor, gathered to mourn victims in a vigil. Twelve people were killed and 4 injured in the 150th US mass shooting this year....
20:39 2019-06-01

Victims of knife attack on schoolgirls in Japan identified The two victims of a knife-wielding man’s attack on schoolgirls in Japan were identified as an 11-year-old girl and a Foreign Ministry official who was accompanying his daughter to a bus stop, officials said Tuesday. Clutching two knives, the 51-year-old attacker went on a rampage while a group of g...
18:39 2019-05-28

How Giants receiver is helping victims of Ohio tornadoes Cody Latimer was looking forward to OTAs — but he had somewhere more important to be. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who is entering his second season with the Giants, missed last week’s voluntary practice to aid his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, which was ravaged by multiple tornadoes, resulting in at ...
12:26 2019-06-05

How Cambodia’s Day of Remembrance for Genocide Victims Has Always Been Complicated by Politics Reenactments of the Khmer Rouge genocide are annual events in Cambodia. On the grounds of the famous killing fields of Choeung Ek, outside the capital of Phnom Penh, a troupe of young performers will take their positions on an open field. The loudspeakers will blare haunting music and words of hate....
15:00 2019-05-21

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000) donated for his legal expenses to support......
12:26 2019-05-29

Virginia Victims Had 150 Years Of Combined Service With City VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people killed in Friday’s mass shooting included 11 city employees who had served Virginia Beach for more than 150 years in total. City officials honored the victims in a somber slideshow shared Saturday, the same day Police Chief James Cervera identified the ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Bank transfer fraud victims to get refunds under new code Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement under a new voluntary industry code coming into force from today....
10:13 2019-05-28

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A group of 16 Yazidi women and their children arrived...
22:39 2019-05-23

The Latest: Mourners gather to remember shooting victims VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Hundreds of people have gathered to remember the 12 victims of a mass shooting in Virginia. City and state officials were among the mourners Sunday at the vigil at Piney Grove Baptist Church in V...
08:52 2019-06-03

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
21:26 2019-06-13

Remains of 1,200 Holocaust victims laid to rest in Belarus The remains of 1,200 Holocaust victims were buried after being unearthed earlier this year. Jewish community leaders criticized Belarusian authorities' decision to continue a building project at the mass grave site....
21:39 2019-05-22

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five people who were found shot to death on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state. The coroner on...
23:26 2019-06-11

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
05:39 2019-06-02

Services begin for the 12 victims of Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bereaved families are beginning to hold services and lay to rest the 12 people who were killed during a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. A funeral is scheduled Thursday for 42-year-old Katherine Nixon. The mass will be at a Catholic church about 10 miles (16 kilometers) fr...
09:39 2019-06-06

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
13:13 2019-05-23

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical abuse....
10:52 2019-05-30

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
11:00 2019-05-31

ShowBiz Minute: Stewart, 'Toy Story 4,' Thompson Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 victims fund; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen attend "Toy Story 4" premiere in Los Angeles; Tessa Thompson doesn't mind gendered title of her new film "Men in Black: International." (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Catholic bishops in US approve new hotline for sexual abuse victims The church has made the move as it looks for a way of providing assistance to victims. Some experts, however, criticize the measure, saying it does not go far enough....
20:39 2019-06-13

Mass grave in Bosnia presumed to hold Muslim war victims The prosecutor's office in Bosnian says a mass grave has been discovered near the capital of Sarajevo that is presumed to hold the remains of Bosnian Muslims killed during the country's 1992-95 war....
19:00 2019-06-05

Parents of Parkland victims say disgraced deputy Scot Peterson ‘should rot’ Parents of kids massacred during the Parkland school shooting blasted the disgraced deputy who has been arrested for refusing to confront the gunman, saying “he should rot” for his inaction. Scot Peterson, 56, was charged Tuesday after a 14-month investigation found he didn’t move from his hiding pl...
16:26 2019-06-05

CBOE to Observe Minute of Silence for Tucson Victims at 10 A.M. Today CHICAGO, January 10, 2011 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today will observe one minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time today to remember victims of Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, co...
10:26 2019-05-22

All but one of 12 victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach worked for the city Virginia Beach Police said 12 people were killed in the mass shooting and at least four more were wounded. An officer was among those injured.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach shines light on victims, not mass shooter VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The victims of America’s latest mass shooting had been dead for less than a day when police and city officials released a detailed presentation with their names, photos, job titles and the cities or towns in which they lived. In all, 12 people — 11 of them city emplo...
07:39 2019-06-02

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights was voided by the Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday because the question posed to voters was too vague. Voters in November approved the amendment on Kentucky’s version of Marsy’s Law, which would guarantee the rig...
23:39 2019-06-13

Oregon bill would allow victims of racially motivated 911 calls to sue the caller Victims of those police calls would be able to sue the caller for up to $250, under a measure overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.        ...
15:13 2019-06-05

Virginia Beach victims remembered with songs and sermons at vigils The Virginia Beach community came together Saturday to try to make sense of what many described as a senseless act.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week’s tour boat accident in Budapest. Fifteen ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Most victims found in Hungary boat crash, search continues Bodies of all but nine of the 28 victims of a deadly boat crash in the Hungarian capital have been recovered in an intensive search up and down the Danube involving units on water, air and land, Hungarian police said on Friday....
15:13 2019-06-07

Hong Kong Remembers Tiananmen Square Victims 30 Years On More than 180,000 people attended a Hong Kong vigil remembering victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years ago, organizers said, equaling the record turnout....
05:52 2019-06-05

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reductions over a lack of money....
00:39 2019-06-13

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
18:00 2019-05-21

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
23:26 2019-06-06

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or borrowing money....
18:53 2019-05-23

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
22:13 2019-06-05

'The FA didn't stop him': The long road to justice for Bob Higgins' abuse victims Cultivation of father-figure role allowed coach to get away with sexual abuse of boys for decadesHiggins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assaultBob Higgins was the star-maker, the super-coach. He worked with the likes of the former England great Alan Shearer, the Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier a...
01:26 2019-05-24

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shock move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who have been threatened or attacked with a knife. They will replace s...
19:00 2019-06-13

Accused Chilean kidnapper for Pinochet regime denies knowing victims Adriana Riva, in custody in Sydney following an extradition request from Chile, has applied for bailA Sydney woman wanted in Chile over the alleged kidnapping of seven people during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet denies having known or ever seen them.Adriana Rivas, 66, was arrested by...
09:00 2019-05-24

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inquiry reminds us we need a less painful way to deal ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologizes to victims of Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes In his first remarks to news media about two deadly crashes involving his company's planes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized to the victims' families....
22:39 2019-05-30

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees....
03:26 2019-06-01

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
00:39 2019-06-07

New York Giants' Cody Latimer helps Ohio tornado victims New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to help aid victims who were affected by a deadly tornado that swept through the area....
18:26 2019-05-31

By inventing family of Holocaust victims, blogger avoided 'collective responsibility' German blogger Marie Sophie Hingst invented a Jewish family history. DW asked historian Micha Brumlik about possible motivations: Her urge to be a victim might have been more appealing than facing up to responsibility....
15:26 2019-06-05

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
15:00 2019-05-21

'Americans stand' With Japan Mass Stabbing Victims: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Americans "stand with the people of Japan" after a mass stabbing attack south of Tokyo in which two people were feared dead....
08:52 2019-05-28

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
17:26 2019-06-01

Italy bishops adopt new measures on sexual abuse, victims skeptical Italy's Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday enacted a new policy on reporting suspected cases of sexual abuse by priests, but they stopped short of making it mandatory to inform police at first instance....
19:39 2019-05-23

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach late on Friday afternoon. It was the deadliest mass shooting this year and prompted ...
17:52 2019-06-01

London Bridge inquest: man threw chair to distract attackers from victims Gerard Vowls followed trio, shouting and throwing bottles, and tried to draw them towards policeA man followed the three London Bridge attackers, shouting and throwing objects at them in an attempt to lure them into the line of fire for armed police, an inquest has heard.Gerard Vowls, who had been d...
18:13 2019-05-21

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients' finances, too.        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

'My heart is broken': Japan mourns victims of mass stabbing attack Eleven-year-old victim described as thoughtful pupil, while foreign ministry pays tribute to 39-year-old official who also died The head of a school in Japan whose pupils were targeted in a deadly mass stabbing on Tuesday has said he is “heartbroken” by the attack, which left two people dead and 17 ...
13:52 2019-05-29

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
22:52 2019-06-08

Cboe Welcomes New ARK Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 5, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new ARK fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Fund Manager Says Oil Is Going Higher, Buy Oil Drillers James Brilliant, chief investment officer at CM Advisors, thinks the oil market has been fundamentally misunderstood and that oil is going to $100. He expects the entire industry to benefit, but he especially likes oil drillers Transocean and Ensco....
15:39 2019-05-21

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
13:26 2019-06-05

Plumb Balanced Fund Is Beating The S&P 500 "We're not trying to duplicate the stock market. We're trying to make money for people," said Tom Plumb, manager of the Plumb Balanced Fund. The fund is the top fund in its Morningstar category for the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year periods. It also beat the S&P 500 last year and year-to-date....
15:39 2019-05-21

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
19:26 2019-06-14

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
05:13 2019-06-12

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the owner of CMO BarberShop, was in Gatlinburg, Tennessee last week when he found his car in the process of being over-taken by bears. Is this real life...
00:39 2019-05-22

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal audience — has taken its final bow, industry wa...
17:26 2019-05-21

AirTamer personal purifier – for anyone who finds raw air too wild I know city life is like taking a bath in virulent filth, but I want to breathe the same foul atmosphere as everyone elseI often walk past a branch of the sandwich shop Upper Crust, with its sign that reads “Famously fresh baguettes”, and think: are they famous, though? I do hear about them a lot; b...
10:52 2019-05-28

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car sales database to come up with a ranked list of v...
14:33 2019-05-21

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk regulation....
19:26 2019-06-14

The Progressive Group Behind AOC's Win Finds Its First 2020 Target The group that recruited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found its first challenger of the 2020 cycle: Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney and the “proud daughter of Mexican immigrants,” will challenge Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’ 28th district....
00:52 2019-06-14

Governor: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff To Honor Virginia Beach Victims FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Governor Matt Bevin’s Office announced Sunday morning that American and state flags at public office buildings will be lowered to half-staff until sunset on June 4 to honor the victims of the Virginia Beach shooting. The announcement said this is in accordance wi...
18:39 2019-06-02

Librarian helps ID cold case murder victims killed between 1985-2000 A research librarian who conducted some missing person investigation outside of work, has helped to uncover the identites of three missing people killed in New Hampshire during the notorious "Bear Brook murders." ...
19:13 2019-06-09

PM Modi Pays Tribute To Easter Attack Victims In Sri Lanka: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka after visiting the Maldives where he is on his first overseas visit after assuming office for a second term. PM Modi will be received by his Sri......
12:00 2019-06-09

Body of child is seventh found in search for Cyprus serial killer victims Police in Cyprus found a seventh body Wednesday during the investigation into what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial killing case....
16:13 2019-06-13

Westminster mourns victims one year on... as Amber Rudd targets terror recruiters Amber Rudd today pledged a new drive against extremist recruiters as she marked the anniversary of last year's Westminster attack by vowing that Britain will "not be defeated" by terrorism....
16:00 2019-05-21

Self-help guru Tony Robbins accused of sexual misconduct, berating victims of rape A BuzzFeed probe turned up allegations of sexual misconduct against self-help guru Tony Robbins, who is also accused of berating assault victims.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
14:52 2019-05-21

'Egg Boy' donates $70G to Christchurch mosque massacre victims after stunt went viral and landed him in trouble The Australian teenager who famously cracked an egg on a far-right politician after his remarks on the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre has donated nearly $70,000 to victims of the horrific mosque shootings....
14:00 2019-05-29

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
18:00 2019-06-01

Activist Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
18:39 2019-05-24

Loeb's Hedge Fund Wants Centene to Consider Selling Itself Daniel Loeb’s Third Point has built a stake in Centene and wants the health insurer to consider selling itself before spending $15.3 billion on its deal to purchase WellCare Health Plans....
19:13 2019-05-24

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
10:13 2019-06-03

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
00:13 2019-05-28

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New Aptus Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Aptus fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New iShares Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 9, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new iShares fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New Pacer Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 12, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Pacer fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest world ever explored”: There are both water and &...
23:52 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

FDA food testing finds contamination by 'forever chemicals' The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a...
20:00 2019-06-03

Aung San Suu Kyi finds common ground with Orbán over Islam On a rare trip to Europe, Myanmar leader and Hungary PM discuss issue of ‘growing Muslim populations’From her failure to speak out against ethnic cleansing to imprisoning journalists, the reputation of Aung San Suu Kyi in the west has taken a battering in recent months.But the leader of Myanmar has ...
09:13 2019-06-06

State Auditor Finds Discrepancies In Former Sheriff’s Fee Account LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The state auditor has now released the audit of the 2017 financial statement for former Leslie County Sheriff Delano Huff. In the report, auditor Mike Harmon talks about six issues that were found with the former sheriff’s fee account. The former Leslie Count...
17:13 2019-06-13

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were found within the city of Los Angeles, which saw a 16%...
06:39 2019-06-05

FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers p...
01:26 2019-06-04

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the trend is growing across all age groups. Now, a new st...
20:39 2019-05-30

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses and experiential perks. Interest...
09:52 2019-06-06

Jury finds former Somali colonel responsible for torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more than 30 years ago as part of a government campaign to repress its perceived enemies. After three days of deliberations, the civil jury on Tuesday award...
21:01 2019-05-21

Glendale pup finds new home after spending 276 days in shelter PHOENIX (KPNX) — Gus arrived at the Arizona Humane Society on July 31, 2018. He had been found in Glendale. He was placed on stray hold but no one ever came to claim the 12-year-old Australian shepherd mix, according to the Arizona Humane Society. Gus Gus is a 102 lb lap dog who is looking for th...
03:52 2019-06-07

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
22:39 2019-05-31

New York City rents just hit a new high, report finds Maybe the rent really is too darn high. The median rent for New York City one-bedroom apartments hit $2,980 in May, the highest in at least three years, according to real estate listing site Zumper’s national latest rent report. It’s even worse if Manhattan is considered independently of...
17:52 2019-06-04

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for driving, with fewer delays, quieter roads and chea...
14:52 2019-05-31

Brewery's 'keg party' promise finds stolen van in 42 minutes A North Carolina brewery's post promising a free keg party in exchange for the return of their stolen van went viral so fast the vehicle was located in 42 minutes....
19:52 2019-05-21

Audit finds appalling conditions in NYC preschool classrooms Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature Universal Pre-K initiative was found to have dangerous facilities filled with hazards like peeling lead paint, missing window and radiator guards and barbed wire fences, according to a state audit Friday. One preschool tot required stitches after his hand became caug...
23:13 2019-06-07

Anker's $24 Bluetooth FM Transmitter Also Charges Your Phone and Finds Your Car Anker’s new SmartCharge F3 is a Bluetooth FM transmitter that takes the Bluetooth signal from your phone, and rebroadcasts it the FM radio station of your choice (it can even scan to tell you the best option), giving you truly wireless audio and handsfree calls in older vehicles that don’t have Blue...
23:13 2019-05-24

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
14:52 2019-06-05

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
10:39 2019-06-12

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having this preference, according to a new poll. Related: Oc...
18:13 2019-06-10

US report finds sky is the limit for geothermal energy beneath us Enlarge / Sonoma Power Plant at The Geysers in California. (credit: Geothermal Resources Council/flickr) With all attention focused on the plummeting prices and soaring popularity of solar and wind, geothermal energy is probably under-appreciated. Sure, you might think, it’s great where you can ge...
20:39 2019-06-11

Grandmother finds tarantula in grapes before giving them to grandchildren A grandmother in England opened a box of grapes and made a horrifying discovery: a live tarantula. Gillian Shivers, from Newark, was about to give the carton of fruit to her grandchildren when she found the 3-inch arachnid, SWNS reports. Shivers’ husband, Tony, reportedly killed the spider wit...
00:52 2019-06-14

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors include S......
10:26 2019-06-14

Many teens sleep with their phones, survey finds — just like their parents Researchers long have warned that poor sleep habits from mobile usage can undermine cognitive functioning and mental health while increasing obesity rates....
06:52 2019-05-29

Shopper finds a live gecko in her container of raspberries A shocked shopper couldn’t believe her eyes when she found a live gecko among the raspberries she bought at a UK grocery store. A customer handed the container with the reptile to Sainsbury’s worker Laura Johnson on May 27. It is unclear how the dark-scaled gecko managed to find its way ...
22:00 2019-06-05

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
18:52 2019-06-15

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stops between 2016 and 2018. They found that African A...
20:52 2019-06-08

One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
19:52 2019-05-22

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:13 2019-05-24

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
14:00 2019-06-03

Virginia Beach shooting: mourners hold vigils for victims as authorities search for motive Municipal center employees mourn at makeshift memorial and hundreds gathered last night at a church to remember the dead In Virginia Beach on Monday, signs of a shooting that killed 12 people on Friday could still be seen at a complex of government buildings as authorities search for a motive. Relat...
20:13 2019-06-03

Dallas valedictorian says high school cut her mic for naming police shooting victims in graduation speech A Dallas high school valedictorian has claimed that administrators turned off her microphone while she spoke at graduation Sunday after she listed the names of black teens killed in a series of police shootings....
00:39 2019-06-06

Australia’s ‘Egg Boy,’ Who Assaulted a Senator, Is Giving Legal Defense Funds to Mosque Shooting Victims Teenage protester Will Connolly, dubbed “egg boy” after video of him smashing an egg on the head of an Australian senator went viral, announced Tuesday that he was donating the $70,000 raised for his legal expenses to victims of the New Zealand mosque attacks. A day after the Christchurc...
13:52 2019-05-29

Korea's fingerprint practice helps experts identify Danube boat disaster victims South Korea's practice of fingerprinting all adult citizens has helped forensic experts identify all of the bodies recovered so far from a boat crash in Budapest that killed 28 people, most of them South Korean tourists, officials said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-06-06

Uber’s quiet ride option is a warning: We are falling victims to convenience | Penelope Blackmore You can outsource pretty much every aspect of irritation in your life. But you can’t outsource lonelinessUber has launched a quiet ride service in the US, which means that passengers can request that a driver refrain from talking to them during their trip. The quiet ride feature is available in Uber...
20:13 2019-05-29

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
23:39 2019-06-04

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
18:52 2019-06-11

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust President James Lighthizer recognized the fund last week for a “monumental contribution” to th...
11:52 2019-06-10

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Missouri businessman D...
03:13 2019-05-25

How To Check Provident Fund Account Balance Online Provident fund account balance: Retirement fund body EPFO or Employees' Provident Fund Organisation allows EPF subscribers to access their passbook - which contains information on their account......
20:39 2019-05-30

How To Check Provident Fund (PF) Claim Status Via Umang App Users can also check their EPF balance, search establishment, get EPFO address and apply for Jeevan Pramaan certificate via Umang app, which is currently available on google, apple and windows......
20:39 2019-05-30

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
19:13 2019-06-03

Female Hedge-Fund Veteran Has Contemplated Comeback Anne Dias has discussed a return to money management, people familiar with the matter say. She was once one of the few women to run a hedge fund, investing on behalf of billionaire Julian Robertson as well as her then-husband, Ken Griffin....
13:26 2019-05-29

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln against stakes in Uber and two others - FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
08:00 2019-05-30

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
20:00 2019-06-06

CBOE to Develop Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL -- May 20, 2015 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Eurekahedge, a hedge-fund research and data collection company, to collaborate on the development of a series of new benchmark indexes that will measure the performanc...
03:39 2019-05-22

Is It Time To Sell? 4 Questions Fund Investors Should Answer Getting better at selling funds can help you keep your investments in shape and may even improve your results. These four questions can help you know when it's time to move on....
15:39 2019-05-21

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
04:26 2019-06-14

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
20:52 2019-05-22

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
18:13 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New Exponential ETFs Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed a new Exponential ETFs fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

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

CBOE Launches Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL – August 18, 2015 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge, a Singapore-based hedge fund research and data collection company, that measure the performance of hedge funds tha...
03:39 2019-05-22

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work linked medical marijuana laws to slower than expected ...
22:52 2019-06-11

U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, survey finds U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in nine years, a private survey found, as manufacturers, construction firms and mining companies cut workers.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife of a future emperor....
19:52 2019-05-27

Rams' Donald finds motivation from Super Bowl loss Aaron Donald is already the most fearsome defender in the NFL but the sting of a Super Bowl loss that kept him from making good on a promise to his young daughter has the Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle determined to come back better next season....
17:39 2019-05-25

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and ...
07:26 2019-06-03

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. Ravens, which are known to...
13:01 2019-05-22

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to the annual "Cars Wars" study....
15:13 2019-06-13

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
03:39 2019-05-30

$58M New York penthouse that Jeff Bezos ogled finds a buyer A $58 million trophy triplex penthouse overlooking Madison Square Park that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos expressed interest in is in contract. That price might be considered a deal, since the penthouse at 212 Fifth Ave. first hit the market for $73.8 million in 2017. The building’s developer, Mad...
19:52 2019-05-22

Doctor finds 100 bubble tea pearls in girl’s abdomen: reports This might burst your affinity for bubble tea. A 14-year-old girl in China who was constipated for nearly a week had an abdominal blockage caused by undigested bubble tea pearls, according to reports. The teen from Zheijiang province in eastern China was sent to a hospital on May 28 by her parents a...
23:13 2019-06-11

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on jury deliberations in the 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury has found a man guilty of murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven people wounded. The jury deliberated less than five h...
21:00 2019-05-24

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
17:26 2019-06-14

T. rex finds a dangerous meal as Smithsonian dinosaur hall reopens A dramatic scene from the twilight of the age of dinosaurs - a T. rex feasting upon a horned plant-eater named Triceratops - will greet visitors when an ambitious new fossil hall opens on Saturday at......
17:26 2019-06-06

US Finds American Guilty In Singapore HIV Data Leak Case A US citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a US court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore......
08:52 2019-06-06

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Men, on the other hand, work better when the tempera...
04:00 2019-05-23

Watchdog Finds Rotting Food At Migrant Detention Facilities WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security’s watchdog agency says it has found rotting food, moldy and dilapidated bathrooms and practices that violated standards at immigration detention facilities. The Office of Inspector General made unannounced visits to four facilities in California and New Jers...
18:39 2019-06-06

U.S. finds American guilty in Singapore HIV data leak case A U.S. citizen who leaked the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people in Singapore has been found guilty by a U.S. court of illegally transferring personal data and threatening the Singapore government, court filings show....
08:00 2019-06-06

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in southern...
17:13 2019-06-13

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attack for would-be hackers, according to a report, despite the vast majority having “serious issues” with keeping business-critical systems up to date.Acco...
04:52 2019-06-12

The Latest: Probe finds ‘state actor’ led attack on tankers BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:45 a.m. International investigators believe last month’s attacks on oil tankers in a United Arab Emirates port were led by a foreign state using divers on speed boats who planted mines on the vessels. T...
07:00 2019-06-07

| Koepka finds extra edge heading into US Open three-peat bid Brooks Koepka likes playing with a chip on his shoulder, and he's feeling the comforting weight of one as he seeks an historic third straight US Open title at Pebble Beach....
04:52 2019-06-12

Apple finds wearable ‘gimmicks’ really count as iPhone slips As sales of its signature product peak a big change in strategy has emerged in the form of the Apple Watch and AirPodIf Apple wants to prove to doubters that there is life beyond the iPhone, then the wrists and ears of millions of customers could provide the answer.Twelve years from the launch of St...
15:52 2019-05-21

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Clay Cache on Mars Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the "clay-bearing unit" has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during the mission, NASA has said....
18:26 2019-05-30

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
15:39 2019-05-21

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or weeks at a border patrol facility in Texas....
03:13 2019-06-01

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Researchers at University College London (UCL) discov...
11:52 2019-06-04

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.The ...
05:26 2019-06-13

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly serious impacts expected in future.Scorching heatwaves a...
20:13 2019-06-03

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
00:39 2019-06-13

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
14:26 2019-06-05

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
17:26 2019-05-22

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
20:39 2019-06-04

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
17:39 2019-05-23

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send a strong and necessary message” to victims, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) told the UN Security Council on Wednesday. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building. The post Police: Victims of mass Virginia Beach shooting found on 3 floors; 1 victim shot in car outside building appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:13 2019-06-01

Hundreds remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon as services begin for Virginia Beach shooting victims The service to remember Katherine "Kate" Nixon ushered in the next wave of grief for a city still reeling from the worst mass shooting of 2019.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

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

Bank Exchange Traded Fund To Be Launched By December: Report Government holding in several PSU banks continues to remain at very high levels. It is as high as 75 per cent in PNB and 65 per cent in Bank of Baroda...
23:39 2019-05-28

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Arianna Grande wax figurines to pursue a deal to take itself private, saying a going-private ...
23:13 2019-05-23

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
08:13 2019-05-30

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According to a news release, “Pima County will match the fu...
18:13 2019-05-30

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the IRS, testified that the liquor scion had deposited ...
05:39 2019-06-12

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
19:52 2019-05-21

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off businesses Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its entertainment and semiconductors businesses into separate companies, the second time in six years it has targeted the Japanese electronics maker....
03:26 2019-06-14

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized......
02:39 2019-06-13

General Provident Fund (GPF): How It Works, Interest Rate, Other Details A subscriber is required to subscribe monthly to GPF except during the period when he is under suspension. Subscriptions to the general provident fund are stopped three months prior to the date of......
16:52 2019-05-28

Group to fund and operate first hydrogen fuel ferry fleet in the US The first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry under construction. [credit: Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine / Switch Maritime ] On Wednesday, a plan to put hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferries ...
01:52 2019-06-13

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent California wildfires caused by its power lines....
05:13 2019-05-23

TPG signs deal to takeover management of Abraaj's healthcare fund U.S. private equity firm TPG said on Thursday it has signed a definitive agreement to takeover the management of a healthcare fund, previously managed by collapsed private equity firm Abraaj....
15:00 2019-05-21

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility’s equipment....
04:13 2019-05-23

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-05-23

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
04:26 2019-06-04

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
04:39 2019-06-05

This new space industry fund is already beating the market—here are its main drivers An out-of-this-world exchange-traded fund just hit the market, and its creator says it capitalizes on lesser-known industries involved in the space race....
01:52 2019-05-27

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
00:39 2019-06-11

Retirement savings 101: Here are 7 things to know before investing in a target-date fund A target-date fund is a fund of mutual funds that becomes more conservative with time. Here's what you should know about this retirement saving tool.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
16:13 2019-06-10

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
20:26 2019-06-05

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
21:13 2019-06-02

Legg Mason Reaches Deal With Hedge Fund Trian Legg Mason confirmed it reached an agreement with Trian Fund Management on the composition of its board, naming Nelson Peltz and Ed Garden as directors....
19:39 2019-05-21

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes and this trade war."...
15:39 2019-05-21

D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the......
05:39 2019-05-24

New White Paper on Fund use of Options in Portfolio Management Released CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs, and ETFs.” The study analyzed SEC-regulated ...
03:39 2019-05-22

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
07:39 2019-06-13

Greatest Fund Manager Update: Stick With Delaware Healthcare And 3 Others Three of the four mutual fund managers I recommended beat the S&P 500 in June. Only the Oppenheimer Global Opportunities fund lost money. What happened and what should we do?...
15:39 2019-05-21

Comcast to Pay Millions After Judge Finds It Illegally Screwed Over Customers 445,000 Times Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act a whopping 445,000 times, a Washington State court ruled on Thursday. The ruling stems from accusations by the state’s attorney general that the telecom giant signed up tens of thousands of customers for a shitty monthly program without their consent.Read...
06:13 2019-06-08

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:52 2019-05-22

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped, a study in Spain has found. The progressive refor...
05:13 2019-05-22

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogsDoug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning last June.As Junior walked down the path and into the world, he paid special attention. “I had a fu...
05:39 2019-05-22

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is up to the job of chancellor....
21:26 2019-05-29

Miley Cyrus: She Is Coming review – pop chameleon finds her true colours (RCA Records)Once shuttling awkwardly between different personas, Cyrus draws together all sides of her personality with this new EPFew pop stars ricochet between personas as quickly as Miley Cyrus. Somehow still only 26, the country-hip-hop-Disney-hybrid star seems to have lived nine lives, both as...
17:26 2019-05-31

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that has now reached a stunning extreme: climate breakd...
09:26 2019-05-22

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:13 2019-06-14

Deutsche Bank Finds Error in Program That Scans for Money Laundering Deutsche Bank has found a glitch in computer systems that retroactively scan corporate clients’ transactions for suspicious activity, the latest sign of trouble in efforts to guard against potential money laundering by clients....
15:26 2019-05-22

Kathua child rape and murder: Indian court finds six guilty An Indian court has sentenced three men to life imprisonment on Monday for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country. Three other men have each received five years in p...
15:52 2019-06-10

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions....
13:13 2019-06-15

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio receiving very negative score...
00:26 2019-05-22

Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds Some 13,000 sq km removed from conservation areas since 1997, researchers sayAustralian governments have slashed the legal protection of nature reserves in favour of business growth, a global study reveals.The country is one of 73 dropping the ball on land protection, according to the study, which w...
01:13 2019-05-31

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the news media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to help said carnival barker ascend to the White House, the quality of news probably ranked fairly low among the things most Americans typically wor...
00:13 2019-06-09

Australia to achieve 50% renewables by 2030 without government intervention, analysis finds RepuTex modelling suggests surge in state schemes and rooftop solar will reduce wholesale prices, making gas- and coal-fired power less competitive Australia is on track to achieve 50% renewable electricity by 2030 even without new federal energy policies, according to modelling by the energy analys...
22:26 2019-05-28

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017. “I...
20:26 2019-06-13

Probe By Regulator Finds Monsanto Abused Dominant Position: Report Fair trade regulator CCI in 2016 ordered the unit to carry out the probe after the agriculture ministry and some local seed companies complained that Monsanto was charging unreasonably high royalty......
18:13 2019-05-22

Digital voice assistants entrench gender biases, report finds Unesco says female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries – even abusive onesAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often s...
01:39 2019-05-22

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
17:52 2019-06-13

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds Every year nearly 5,800 people are expected to die in New York, 2,500 in Los Angeles and more than 2,300 in MiamiThousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global temperatures are curbed, new research has found.On current global heating trends, thousands of people...
20:13 2019-06-05

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
15:39 2019-05-24

Padres closer Kirby Yates finds saving grace in San Diego Ten years ago, no one in baseball wanted him. Today, the Padres' Kirby Yates is the envy of every team who now wants to trade for him.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Stanford slugger finds out he's been drafted during game, shares moment with teammates Stanford outfielder Kyle Stowers shared an amazing moment with his teammates Monday after he learned he was drafted with the No. 71 pick by the Baltimore Orioles....
20:26 2019-06-05

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as young women is r......
22:26 2019-05-23

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
22:13 2019-05-23

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
14:52 2019-05-21

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's annual "Cars Wars"...
20:52 2019-06-12

Probe Finds Thousands Of "Racist Posts" Online By Cops In US Cities Several cities have launched investigations into the online conduct of their police officers after a database revealed thousands of racist and otherwise offensive social media posts by current or......
09:13 2019-06-05

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

School custodian finds class ring, tracks down man who lost it in 1979 One man’s trash is another man’s treasure — in this case, a long-lost class ring. For custodian Brian Rizzo, it was just another day at the office, cleaning up debris in the woods surrounding the Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School in Croton, New York. Rizzo, 39, was sifting through discarded trash...
20:39 2019-06-04

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

‘Black Mirror’ review: Series finds provocative overlap of tech, sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of the Netflix sci-fi series “Black Mirror.” In the first — and most successful — of three episodes, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunited at Danny’s birthday party. T...
03:13 2019-06-08

NASA finds water, 'organic molecules' on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule, "the farthest world ever explored," earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the space agency have made a startling discovery – the presence of water and "organic molecules" on its...
15:26 2019-05-21

Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference. The post Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:13 2019-06-01

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:26 2019-05-23

British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
18:26 2019-05-22

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
15:00 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
16:39 2019-06-10

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

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
14:52 2019-05-23

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
03:00 2019-06-08

Britain's best known stockpicker posts apology on Youtube after suspension of flagship fund Britain's best known portfolio manager apologized to investors after being forced to suspend trading on his flagship fund after mounting losses and withdrawals....
15:26 2019-06-05

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
07:52 2019-06-03

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sale of his office’s aircraft, a 787 Dreamliner whic...
23:13 2019-06-12

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
08:52 2019-06-08

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the firms told Reuters on Thursday....
06:00 2019-05-24

World's biggest sovereign wealth fund to ditch fossil fuels Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global gets go ahead to divest $13bn of investmentsThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages $1tn (£786bn) of Norway’s assets, has been given the go ahead for the largest fossil fuel divestment to date by dropping more than $13bn of investments.Norway’...
00:39 2019-06-14

Norway wealth fund cannot hold ConocoPhillips after added to excluded list Norway's wealth fund will no longer be able to invest in ConocoPhillips and Hess after a list used to decide which energy firms must be excluded was updated to include both U.S. oil companies from later this month....
15:00 2019-06-13

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
02:39 2019-06-12

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
07:39 2019-06-14

New Cboe Vest Fund Targets Distributions of 3.5% Above the S&P 500 with Proportional Price Returns McLean, VA – Nov. 8, 2017 – The newest mutual fund from Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”) seeks to track the recently launched Cboe S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), an index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a partial buy-write strategy applied to stocks c...
21:52 2019-05-21

Know When To Fold 'Em: Billionaire Leon Cooperman To Close Hedge Fund After Big Comeback Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman is closing his famous fund Omega Advisors to outside money. Cooperman is exiting after a high after posting strong returns in recent years and will increasingly focus on fulfilling The Giving Pledge....
15:39 2019-05-21

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. Luckily, Github just made it a lot easier to direc...
00:26 2019-05-24

Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
03:26 2019-06-14

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
02:52 2019-06-13

Activist hedge fund CIAM will 'strongly oppose' FCA-Renault deal Activist hedge fund CIAM has written to the board of French automaker Renault to say it "strongly opposed" a planned $35 billion merger with Fiat Chrysler....
14:26 2019-06-04

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
12:52 2019-06-12

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

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Russian sovereign wealth fund says US allegations against Huawei are unproven and unfair The head of Russia's sovereign investment fund has urged the U.S. to back-up claims that China's Huawei represents a national security threat....
10:26 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Intel Corp's bid to avoid a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
16:13 2019-06-10

Barnes & Noble to be bought by hedge fund Elliott in $683 million deal Barnes & Noble Inc said on Friday it would be bought by hedge fund Elliott Management Corp in an all-cash deal valued at about $683 million, including debt....
15:13 2019-06-07

Democrat Warren wants $7 billion fund to give grants to minority entrepreneurs Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday....
18:26 2019-06-14

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its portfolio, its Chief Executive Jose Mauricio Coelho told Reuters....
17:39 2019-06-05

Trump’s plan to fund border wall faces first legal test SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency. The judge is weighing two cases that...
21:00 2019-05-24

Former hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz says America needs redistribution of wealth Former Goldman Sachs macro trader and Fortress hedge-fund manager is the latest to point out problems with modern-day capitalism and income inequality....
22:26 2019-05-24

Jury Finds Oberlin College Libeled a Bakery and Awards $11 Million in Damages The verdict raised questions about the responsibility of colleges to police students’ speech and behavior, as well as broader First Amendment issues....
16:13 2019-06-10

Autocar confidential: five-digit EV sales still a way off for Jaguar, Seat finds a more premium audience and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry This week's selection of snippets from the automotive sphere brings news of Seat's continuing rise towards premium status, a bright future for McLaren and Nissan's worries that governments could b...
15:13 2019-05-21

Justin Amash, Under Attack for Impeachment Talk, Finds Mixed Support at Home Representative Justin Amash, always a marginal Republican figure, finds himself on center stage for his view on the president’s conduct: hero to many, goat to many more....
03:01 2019-05-29

Ilya Samsonov, Capitals’ top prospect and goalie of the future, finds his footing in Hershey Since Samsonov recorded his first American Hockey League shutout Jan. 12, he posted a 15-3-1-1 record with a 1.78 goals against average and a .930 save percentage....
14:39 2019-05-21

Baby abandoned in airport bathroom finds family after 33 years. But mysteries remain No one claimed the abandoned baby boy, who was later adopted. Steve Hydes began his search 33 years after having his own children.        ...
23:13 2019-05-21

Anthony Joshua finds silver lining as Deontay Wilder plan collapses Anthony Joshua’s plan was this: He was going to successfully defend his IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr. on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden and then meet with Deontay Wilder soon after to discuss a mega-fight for the undisputed heavyweight championship. While the fir...
10:52 2019-05-31

‘He’s a Good Man’: Jim Jordan Finds Support at Home in Ohio State Abuse Scandal An investigation at Ohio State University revealed that coaches had inklings of a team doctor’s sexual abuse. But Representative Jim Jordan’s denials are assuaging his constituents....
19:13 2019-06-02

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
22:52 2019-05-22

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours later. There was also an increase in their blood ...
06:52 2019-05-30

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists have said.Since 2013, annual emi...
03:13 2019-05-23

In Move To Quit, Rahul Gandhi Finds Support In Sister Priyanka: Sources Rahul Gandhi's decision to quit as Congress president may have been unanimously rejected by senior party leaders, but he has found support in his sister Priyanka. She, however, wants him to give the......
19:52 2019-05-25

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma used front organizations and sponsore...
23:52 2019-05-23

Paris court finds Ian Bailey guilty of murdering French TV producer in 1996 A French court has convicted a British former journalist in absentia of murdering French television producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in southwest Ireland in 1996....
20:26 2019-05-31

Brazil plan to revamp Amazon Fund irks Norway, Germany: sources Brazil's right-wing government has run into resistance from key donors Norway and Germany over its plans to change management of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund aimed at reducing deforestation, people familiar with the matter say....
23:26 2019-05-31

Canadian pension fund Caisse replaces lending unit CEO after ethical failures Canada's second-largest pension fund said on Tuesday it had replaced the chief executive and overhauled the board of its commercial real estate lending unit, after an outside investigation found ethical failures by a handful of employees....
01:13 2019-05-29

Roguebook goes to Kickstarter to fund this Faeria-inspired roguelike digital card game Belgium game studio Abrakam is taking is looking to Kickstarter to raise funds for its next game, a rougelike digital card game called Roguebook.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-06

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-British lawmakers demand their pension fund divests fossil fuels A third of British lawmakers called on Wednesday for their 700 million pound ($885 million) parliamentary pension fund to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies to address the climate change "emergency"....
17:00 2019-05-22

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Inc, as they could be "the next group to feel......
19:13 2019-05-21

British money manager Woodford's star wanes over locked fund gate Famed for eschewing the tech bubble and sticking with tobacco and pharmaceuticals as others sold out, Neil Woodford's cult status among British money managers is on the ropes after some of his......
04:39 2019-06-05

Hedge Fund Titan David Tepper Plans to Return Investors' Money Hedge-fund manager David Tepper plans to turn Appaloosa LP into a family office managing his personal wealth as he spends more time focused on running the Carolina Panthers football team....
17:26 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Third Point calls on Sony to spin off semiconductor unit Daniel Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point LLC called on Sony Corp on Thursday to spin off its semiconductor business and sell off stakes in Sony Financial and other units, in order to position itself as a leading global entertainment company....
03:26 2019-06-14

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

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has left at least 7,300 children killed or seriously inju...
14:52 2019-05-21

Senior BoE official backs fund suspensions amid Neil Woodford saga A senior Bank of England official has supported the use of suspensions to protect funds, as pressure grows on under-fire asset manager Neil Woodford....
18:00 2019-06-11

Imran Khan's Pak Government Tables Budget Amid Monetary Fund Bailout Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the......
23:13 2019-06-11

Pakistan should focus on 'hawala' transfers to stem corrupt fund flows: report Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows of corrupt money, a British think-tank said....
00:39 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Norway's pension fund KLP bans investment in alcohol, gambling firms KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, said on Tuesday it will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth about $320 million....
09:13 2019-05-28

Centrists warn of 'slippery slope' after Democrats skirt rules to fund agenda A group of moderates is calling out House Democratic leaders for blowing past the caucus’s own budget rules to pay for its agenda, a sign of strain among the resurgent fiscal-hawk wing of the party.The Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Wednes...
23:26 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Private equity firm Digital Colony raises $4.05 bln for infrastructure fund Digital Colony, a private equity firm backed by U.S. real estate investor Thomas Barrack and Digital Bridge Holdings, said on Wednesday it had raised $4.05 billion to invest in digital infrastructure, seeking to capitalize on new technologies such as 5G wireless networks....
17:39 2019-06-05

'There Is Rhythm in the Language': Actress Christiana Clark Finds the 'Jazz' in Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale There’s a moment during Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale when pivotal character Paulina pauses in the midst of imploring an obstinate king for compassion to roar at the lords attempting to restrain her, “What needs these hands?” before resuming her pleas. As played by Christiana Clark (opposite Dan D...
00:00 2019-05-25