NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 21:13 2019-07-11

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions

Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog on Thursday said it plans to be more transparent about its process for determining when a securities brokerage qualifies for a reduced penalty in exchange for so...

Wall Street watchdog to boost transparency about using 'cooperation' for penalty reductions

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Trump to issue executive order seeking transparency on healthcare costs: Wall Street Journal U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order on Monday asking health insurers and doctors to disclose new details about healthcare costs, in an attempt to improve price transparency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:39 2019-06-20

Banks boost Wall Street with G20 in focus U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, while investors kept a watch on the G20 summit where a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could lay the groundwork to resolve their trade dispute....
20:26 2019-06-28

Deutsche lifted by Fed stress test pass in boost to Wall Street operation Deutsche Bank's shares rose as much as 4.8% on Friday after Germany's biggest bank passed an annual health check by the U.S. Federal Reserve, in a boost to its Wall Street operations....
13:39 2019-06-28

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher after Powell's remarks boost rate cut hopes U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as hopes of an interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comment that the central bank would "act as appropriate" to sustain record U.S. growth....
15:52 2019-07-10

Bond Fight Pits Main Street Against Wall Street A rebellion is brewing in the $9 trillion corporate-bond market, as an unlikely alliance of municipal treasurers, algorithmic-trading specialists and individual investors fight a Securities and Exchange Commission proposal they say would unfairly benefit firms that have long dominated the bond world...
21:26 2019-06-27

Wall St Week Ahead-Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
21:52 2019-06-28

Faith in the Fed nudges Wall Street higher Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
00:13 2019-06-18

Wall Street Is Losing Faith in Tesla As Tesla’s shares drop, once-bullish analysts and investors are souring on Elon Musk’s company, potentially cutting it off from the capital it needs to survive....
19:39 2019-05-21

Oil Prices Flat Despite Gains on Wall Street Oil prices were little changed despite a strong opening for stocks on Wall Street, as oil investors remained concerned over global trade spats and bloated U.S. inventories of crude oil....
19:39 2019-05-21

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell left the door open for a possible rate cut....
22:52 2019-06-04

Tech gains keep Wall Street afloat U.S. stocks eked out gains on Tuesday, helped by technology stocks, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept investors on the sidelines....
18:26 2019-05-28

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
21:13 2019-05-22

Here are three reasons why a Fed rate cut won't save Wall Street Senior economists from both political parties say a rate cut may not work that smoothly even if the Fed says yes. And that poses risks to America's decade-long recovery as the 2020 presidential election draws nearer....
23:39 2019-06-14

Why Is Wall Street So Sold on the 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut? One of Wall Street’s most eventful debates—whether the Federal Reserve will cut rates at its two-day meeting by a quarter of a percentage point or a half a point—gained new life following comments by John Williams....
23:26 2019-07-19

Wall Street falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
00:00 2019-07-20

The Trade War’s Next Front? China’s Access to Wall Street As some inside and outside the White House call for weakening China’s links to Wall Street, e-commerce giant Alibaba is considering listing its shares in Hong Kong....
22:13 2019-05-28

Wall Street would rather you didn’t bring your pets to work The bulls and bears are taking a big beating on Wall Street — by the dog sector. Bankers, money managers and traders mostly pooh-poohed the parade of pets who accompanied other employees to work last week, celebrating National Pet Week across America. The furry-companion celebration was begun by Pet...
10:13 2019-06-23

Wall Street rises after trade-driven selloff U.S. stocks rose for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China are doing well, offering a glimmer of hope to markets roiled by trade tensions....
17:26 2019-05-30

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, ahead of a long weekend, as sentiment was buoyed by optimistic comments by President Donald Trump that the protracted trade war with China could soon end....
16:13 2019-05-24

Wall Street just scored another big victory from Trump’s administration The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
21:00 2019-06-05

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
21:26 2019-06-05

How a Wall Street banker escaped the grind and wrote a novel Meet Allegra Cobb. Her life is a mess, and you can blame most of it on her job. Like many bankers who are just starting out, Allegra works gruelling hours every week, seldom leaves the office before 10 p.m., and is perpetually on call. There’s little opportunity for the Noho resident to date, hang o...
23:26 2019-07-07

Dow futures rise as Wall Street's rally looks set to continue U.S. stock index futures were higher Thursday morning as Wall Street's rally on hopes of a rate cut from the Federal Reserve looked set to continue....
13:13 2019-06-06

Wall Street dips as rate cut expectations relax U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:52 2019-07-05

Wall Street slips on cooling rate cut hopes U.S. stocks fell on Friday, slipping from record levels hit in the previous session, as strong U.S. job growth in June pushed investors to scale back bets on aggressive interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
20:13 2019-07-05

Wall Street Chiefs' Pay Doesn't Sync With Returns Wall Street companies delivered significant losses to their shareholders last year, but the pain didn’t spread to the top. The chiefs of banking and financial institutions in the S&P 500 received a median raise of 8.5% last year, compared with 5.6% for CEOs in the broader index, according to a Wall ...
22:26 2019-07-08

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results Shares of Beyond Meat Inc surged 27% on Friday after the vegan burger maker forecast that sales would more than double overall in 2019 after they tripled in the first quarter....
16:52 2019-06-07

Morgan Stanley Profits Hit By Wall Street Weakness Quarterly profit fell 10% at Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to report earnings in a mixed quarter where trading slowed and Main Street banks carried the day....
21:26 2019-07-18

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the eye-popping rally. Bitcoin had dropped nearly $2,000...
20:00 2019-06-27

Wall Street muted after mixed bank earnings U.S. stock indexes treaded water on Tuesday as Wall Street's big banks swung between gains and losses after their quarterly results drew mixed reactions from investors....
16:52 2019-07-16

Wall Street inches lower after string of gains U.S. stocks edged lower in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains tied to optimism over easing trade tensions and the prospect of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
21:52 2019-06-11

Wall Street slumps over Trump's Mexico tariffs Stocks on Wall Street tumbled after the announcement of fresh US tariffs on Mexico. The news also caused the Mexican peso to plunge in the foreign exchange market....
23:26 2019-05-31

Bang-up week on Wall Street ends with a whimper Wall Street edged lower on Friday, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran undercut sentiment....
05:00 2019-06-22

Wall Street treads water after recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat and the Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains and fresh worries emerged over the U.S. trade war with China....
02:52 2019-06-12

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, police say....
19:13 2019-06-27

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower Global stocks dropped after Wall Street indexes broke a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Federal Reserve policy....
13:39 2019-06-12

Best Buy first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations Best Buy's first-quarter earnings have beat Wall Street expectations. Net income was 98 cents per share.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk President Trump declared legislative negotiations will grind to a halt until Democrats drops their investigations of him. As soon as late summer, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the federal government will exhaust its borrowing authority unless Trump and Congress can agree to lift th...
15:39 2019-05-23

Wall Street looks to earnings after strongest June in decades On the heels of the S&P 500's best June performance in more than six decades, investors are anxious to see whether earnings can justify further gains as the largest U.S. companies open their books in the coming weeks....
22:00 2019-07-02

Wall Street Isn't Buying What Silicon Valley Is Selling Venture capitalists who pumped billions into the largest startups bet that the stock market would embrace them too. Public investors have been less than charmed....
08:13 2019-05-25

A Gigantic Gold Coin Makes Its Way to Wall Street Richard Hayes plans to leave a $45 million coin on the streets of Manhattan all day Tuesday, but he isn’t particularly worried about a thief carting it off....
15:52 2019-07-16

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured investors about the potential for an interest rate cut later this month....
00:52 2019-07-11

Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
22:26 2019-06-28

Things Were Going Great for Wall Street. Then the Trade War Heated Up. Stocks fell more than 6 percent in May, as threats to the global economy seemed to proliferate by the week, with tariffs rising and talks yielding no meaningful results....
02:39 2019-06-01

Wall Street set to open higher on hopes of accommodative Fed Wall Street's main indexes were set to open higher on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank lifted expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
15:52 2019-06-18

Wall Street rises on Mexico relief, M&A cheer U.S. stocks were higher on Monday after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, with a couple of multi-billion dollar deals adding to the upbeat mood....
20:00 2019-06-10

Wall Street wraps up its best June in decades as G20 convenes Wall Street advanced in heavy trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit now underway in Japan....
00:52 2019-06-29

Wall Street rises on Mexico relief, Dow up a sixth day U.S. stocks extended their recent climb on Monday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and a couple of multibillion-dollar deals boosted the market....
02:13 2019-06-11

Wall Street slides on fears of likely U.S.-China tech cold war Wall Street's main indexes fell more than 1% on Thursday, as technology stocks were hammered by fears that the U.S.-China trade spat could turn into a tech cold war between the two countries....
16:39 2019-05-23

Apple moves Mac Pro production to China from U.S.: Wall Street Journal Apple Inc is shifting manufacturing of its new Mac Pro desktop computer to China from the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:39 2019-06-28

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
12:39 2019-07-11

Wall Street reels as Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico Wall Street's main indexes fell sharply on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the United States into recession....
19:13 2019-05-31

Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
03:52 2019-07-19

Wall Street opens higher as trade worries ease U.S. stocks rose at the open on Friday, a day after a sharp sell off, as sentiment was buoyed by comments from President Donald Trump predicting a swift end to the protracted trade dispute with China....
15:52 2019-05-24

Wall Street tumbles as Facebook, Alphabet extend slide U.S. stocks went back into the red on Monday after regulatory fears sent shares of internet giants Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon.com sharply lower, particularly weighing down on the tech-laden Nasdaq....
21:13 2019-06-03

Trade tensions keep Wall Street lower ahead of Fed minutes U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company fanned trade tensions, while investors awaited the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting....
20:39 2019-05-22

Stocks approach record as Fed soothes Wall Street's fears The S&P 500 approached a record high on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled potential interest cuts later this year, reassuring investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war could stall economic growth....
02:52 2019-06-20

Dow slides more than 200 points as global trade war weighs on Wall Street U.S. stocks fell broadly Wednesday on Wall Street as investors shifted more money into the safety of bonds. The Dow was down more than 200 points        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Wall Street opens lower on worries of escalating trade war U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company raised fears of an escalation in trade tensions, with the S&P 500 also dragged down by losses in chipmaker Qualcomm and home improvement chain Lowe's....
15:52 2019-05-22

Deutsche Bank Looks to Shed Big Chunk of Wall Street Presence Deutsche Bank has had talks with Citigroup, BNP Paribas and others that could involve selling or transferring parts of its once-prized equities business, including operations that serve hedge funds and other big trading customers....
00:13 2019-07-03

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
21:26 2019-06-14

Tesla forecasts turn bearish on Wall Street as Q2 nears end Worries about demand for Tesla's vehicles have dominated investor sentiment this year, and the shares have fallen nearly 34 percent so far in 2019....
21:13 2019-06-20

Trump’s Trade War Has Wall Street Forecasts Frozen in Place With zero certainty about what lies ahead, analysts are standing pat on earnings forecasts. If they start to cut targets, stocks could be in for a dive....
17:52 2019-06-11

NY Fed president’s confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street At the end of the month, the Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade — but not as deep as some had hoped. Markets swung in and out of the green Friday as traders digested a slew of comments from Fed officials over the last......
11:39 2019-07-20

Wall Street rally loses steam as industrials drag Wall Street's main indexes gave up gains to trade slightly lower on Tuesday, as declines in industrial companies dampened early optimism over easing trade tensions and the prospect of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
19:13 2019-06-11

Risks to Wall Street's rally abound despite record high The benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record high on Thursday as an almost giddy euphoria over the prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut fueled the appetite for equities, but there are plenty of pitfalls that could throw the stock market off course....
03:52 2019-06-21

Slack Shows Up for Work and Rallies in Wall Street Debut Slack's newly public shares aren't slacking off. The work messaging service grew 49% in value after its stock started trading Thursday under the ticker "WORK"....
08:26 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 bln IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
03:26 2019-06-14

Wall Street closes at record highs before Fourth of July Fourth of July fireworks went off early on Wall Street as signs of a slowing economy gave traders reason to hope for more handouts from the Federal Reserve. All three of the US stock indices hit record highs in Wednesday’s shortened trading session with the Dow Jones industrial average posting its f...
22:39 2019-07-03

Frackers Scrounge for Cash as Wall Street Closes Doors The companies behind the U.S. fracking boom are turning to asset sales, drilling partnerships and other alternative financing to supplement their cash flow....
21:13 2019-06-07

WeWork will host a Wall Street analyst day this month ahead of IPO The We Company, parent of shared office space manager WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said....
21:26 2019-07-19

Global Stocks Nudge Higher After Wall Street Surge Stocks around the world edged up following a surge on Wall Street, after Federal Reserve officials hinted at the possibility of lowering interest rates to boost the economy....
15:26 2019-06-05

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
03:26 2019-06-13

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
13:00 2019-06-01

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
05:01 2019-06-07

Wall Street hits record high on rate cut optimism The three main indexes hit record intraday highs on Friday, continuing a strong run for the week on hopes of an interest rate cut this month, while investors waited for the start of the corporate earnings season next week....
20:52 2019-07-12

Wall Street trims gains after Kudlow's trade comments U.S. stocks pared early gains on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a session low, after hopes of a trade deal were dented by White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow's comment that Washington may move ahead with more tariffs on Chinese goods....
19:26 2019-06-27

PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 billion IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
07:52 2019-06-14

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States and China once again kept risk appetite in check....
22:52 2019-05-28

Wall Street drops as Broadcom warning hits chip stocks U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, as shares of chipmakers sank on a warning from sector major Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand and Chinese data pointed to the worst slowdown in industrial growth in 17 years....
21:26 2019-06-14

Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."...
12:39 2019-07-16

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher on rate cut optimism Wall Street looked set to open higher on Friday, putting the three indexes on track to extend this week's strong run fueled by rising expectations of an interest rate cut this month....
17:00 2019-07-12

Wall Street slips as trade tensions fuel slowdown fears The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq fell to their two-month lows on Wednesday after China signaled readiness to escalate the trade war with the United States, triggering fears of a long, drawn-out dispute that could weigh on global growth....
17:00 2019-05-29

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

Exclusive: WeWork to host Wall Street analyst day in IPO push - sources The We Company, parent of flexible workspace operator WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said....
03:52 2019-07-19

Nike just missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the first time in 27 quarters (NKE) AP/Mary Altaffer Nike shares slipped late Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings. Wall Street has maintained its overwhelmingly bullish view on the shoe giant amid investors' fears around business in China, where the broader economy is slowing. A declining number of retailers ...
06:13 2019-06-28

Wall Street opens flat, investors shrug off bank results U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as trade worries and concerns about the balance of monetary policy and growth outweighed solid results from Bank of America and a boost to chipmakers from Dutch company ASML....
16:39 2019-07-17

‘Wall Street’ producer lists Upper East Side penthouse for $9.75M Edward Pressman, who famously produced the 1987 film “Wall Street” (as well as more than 80 others), is putting his Upper East Side penthouse on the market for $9.75 million. The late Sylvia Miles, who passed away this month, played Charlie Sheen’s real estate broker Dolores in the film and its 2010...
02:13 2019-06-20

Wall Street opens higher as investors await Trump-Xi meet U.S. stocks opened modestly higher on Friday, as investors treaded cautiously ahead of a pivotal meeting between the United States and China that could decide the outcome of a protracted trade dispute....
15:52 2019-06-28

Consumer Lending Powers Big-Bank Earnings, Upstaging Wall Street U.S. consumers are taking advantage of low interest rates to borrow and spend, boosting banks that cater to Main Street and leaving behind those that don’t....
20:26 2019-07-16

Wall Street slides as trade tensions fuel growth fears Wall Street's main indexes hit a near three-month low on Wednesday, as growing fears of a protracted trade war between the United States and China sent investors scurrying for the safety of government bonds....
20:26 2019-05-29

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street treads water following recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat on Tuesday as investors paused following a run of gains and as fresh worries emerged over the United States' trade war with China....
23:39 2019-06-11

Here are the most-loved stocks on Wall Street, including Amazon and a little-known energy company Amazon and little known energy company Diamonback Energy are the only two stocks in the S&P 500 with all buy ratings from Wall Street analysts, according to FactSet....
15:13 2019-06-13

Anthony Weiner spotted brunching with mystery woman on Wall Street Sext-ual predator Anthony Weiner chatted about art during a cozy meal with a younger brunette at a Wall Street brunch spot early Saturday afternoon. The disgraced ex-congressman appeared friendly and at ease with his mystery date inside a packed Westville, leaning in close to talk face-to-face. But ...
01:00 2019-06-30

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
12:13 2019-06-16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends slightly lower with Fed in focus U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday, with investors cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand weighed on chipmakers....
23:39 2019-06-14

Wall Street ends down; Broadcom warning hits chip stocks U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday as investors were cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand weighed on chipmakers and added to U.S.-China trade worries....
11:00 2019-06-15

Wall Street rises on rate-cut hopes, China tariff delay U.S. stocks extended gains in a broad-based rally on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while the United States' decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods lifted the mood....
16:52 2019-06-07

Wall Street Rallies on Rate Cut Hopes, China Tariff Delay Wall Street's main indexes rose 1% on Friday, as a sharp slowdown in May domestic job growth raised hopes of an interest rate cut, while Washington's decision to delay tariffs on Chinese goods added to the upbeat mood....
19:39 2019-06-07

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer Charged in Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — “The Wolf of Wall Street” producer and stepson of Malaysia’s former prime minister pleaded not guilty on Friday to laundering $248 million from a state investment fund, becoming the third person in his family charged in the 1MDB scandal that helped e...
11:52 2019-07-05

1MDB: Wolf of Wall Street producer charged with embezzling millions Riza Aziz, stepson of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak, accused of receiving $248m into Swiss bank accountsThe Wolf of Wall Street producer Riza Aziz, who is the stepson of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak, has been charged with embezzling millions of dollars from the Malaysian government....
09:00 2019-07-05

Wolf of Wall Street producer arrested on money-laundering charges In Malaysia, Riza Aziz – ex-PM Najib Razak’s stepson – was detained then released on bail Malaysia’s anti-corruption agency has arrested former prime minister Najib Razak’s stepson, a Hollywood producer who counts Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street among his credits.Riza Aziz was detained on ...
02:13 2019-07-05

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street gains on Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks extended their recent climb on Monday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months, after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and following a couple of multibillion-dollar deals....
22:52 2019-06-10

Of course Donald Trump is a racist – and his Wall Street enablers know it | Robert Reich Jamie Dimon and other big-earning CEOs are bankrolling the Republican assault on America. They must work to stop itIt started with Donald Trump’s racist tweets demanding that four Democratic congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar – “go back” to the “c...
13:52 2019-07-21

Wall Street expects a Trump win in 2020, but a new poll points to a different outcome The Quinnipiac Poll showed the top Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, leading Trump by a double-digit margin in a potential 2020 matchup. But it also found that five other Democratic contenders leading the president as well....
20:39 2019-06-11

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as Apple slumps, Fed eyed U.S. stocks fell on Monday as Apple Inc shares dropped following a broker downgrade and investors continued to weigh chances of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
03:13 2019-07-09

Wall Street nears record as mood on trade again turns optimistic Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
00:26 2019-06-19

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street slides to end May brutalized by trade jitters U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, with the S&P 500 suffering its worst May performance since 2010, after President Donald Trump's surprise threat of tariffs on Mexico fueled fears that his trade war on multiple fronts could lead to a recession....
01:13 2019-06-01

Hot tech sector, Wall Street drive record Manhattan leasing A boom on Wall Street and a thriving technology sector have pushed the unemployment rate in Manhattan to record lows and propelled office leasing activity to its best first six months of a year in a quarter century, brokerage data shows....
22:00 2019-07-10

Wall Street subdued as rate cut bets temper trade tensions U.S. stocks eked out gains in choppy trading on Thursday, as hopes of an interest rate cut outweighed fears of a flare up in U.S.-China trade tensions after comments from President Donald Trump....
19:13 2019-06-06

Elizabeth Warren reveals plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic president hopeful Elizabeth Warren targeted Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires" with her latest proposal....
18:39 2019-07-18

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed higher after a broad-based rally on Thursday as investors looked to the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan this weekend for progress in the long-running U.S.-China trade dispute, which has whipsawed markets for months....
23:13 2019-06-27

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
02:26 2019-06-29

Actually Ford Needs More Layoffs Despite Surging Truck Profits, Wall Street Analyst Says A Wall Street analyst says Ford needs more cuts despite making billions off F-Series truck sales, Daimler’s Zetsche says auf wiedersehen, and Michigan gives a big tax break to Jeep for its Detroit plant and more for The Morning Shift of Wednesday, May 22, 2019....
21:13 2019-05-22

Trade optimism, dovish Fed bets power Wall Street rally U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching close to record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on restarting trade talks with China added to optimism of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
18:13 2019-06-18

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows through one of the world's main sea lanes....
03:26 2019-06-14

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street closes shortened session at record highs U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
21:00 2019-07-03

Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico shakes up Wall Street, world markets The surprise announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose new tariffs on Mexico in an effort to stem illegal migration impacted Wall Street and other world financial markets on Friday....
17:52 2019-05-31

'Wolf of Wall Street' producer charged with 1MDB money laundering in Malaysia Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)....
04:52 2019-07-05

Wall Street slightly lower as Citi results weigh on bank stocks Wall Street's three main indexes edged lower in choppy trade on Monday, easing from record highs, as declines in Boeing and bank stocks after Citigroup's quarterly report were tempered by a rise in healthcare shares....
20:13 2019-07-15

FOCUS-Wall Street finds blockchain hard to tame after early euphoria Two years ago Nasdaq Inc and Citigroup Inc announced a new blockchain system they said would make payments of private securities transactions more efficient. Nasdaq Chief Executive Adena Friedman called it "a milestone in the global financial sector."...
12:52 2019-07-16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens lower on trade war fallout concerns U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, weighed down by worries over the impact of a protracted U.S.-China trade spat on company earnings and lowered expectations of a sharp interest rate cut later this month....
17:00 2019-07-09

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

U.S. probes Deutsche Bank's dealings with Malaysia's 1MDB: Wall Street Journal The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether Deutsche Bank AG violated foreign corruption or anti-money-laundering laws in its work for state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday....
17:26 2019-07-11

Wall Street edges lower after mixed bank earnings, Trump comments U.S. stocks were lower on Tuesday as results from big Wall Street lenders rekindled concerns about slowing profit growth in a low interest rate environment, while comments from President Donald Trump on trade also soured the mood....
20:26 2019-07-16

Trump is Wall Street's favorite in 2020, but his reelection prospects look bad in state polls But a look at state-by-state data clarifies the scale of Trump's challenge. As the president tries to rally supporters at a 2020 kickoff rally in Orlando on Tuesday, he is fighting from behind....
23:13 2019-06-18

Strategists see Wall Street moving higher despite trade war risks: Reuters poll U.S. stocks will build on this year's already strong gains over the rest of 2019 despite growing U.S.-China trade tensions that represent the biggest threat to the market, according to a Reuters poll of strategists....
12:00 2019-05-29

Wall Street Weekahead: Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. economy's health, is struggling....
03:52 2019-06-02

US futures rise as Wall Street rally looks set to continue; jobs report in focus U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday as Wall Street looks set for a fifth straight day of gains, amid hopes of progress on trade talks between the U.S. and Mexico....
12:52 2019-06-07

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer charged with money laundering in 1MDB scandal Malaysia on Friday charged one of the “Wolf of Wall Street” film producers, and stepson of the former prime minister, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248 million linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). Riza Aziz, a co-founder of Hollywood production firm Red Gra...
16:13 2019-07-05

A start-up that is beating Wall Street's giants is searching for the next great quant trader Coming from nowhere a few years ago, 118-person XTX Markets has steadily climbed the ranks of electronic market makers, displacing huge institutions in the process....
14:13 2019-07-01

Symphony, the start-up taking on Bloomberg's dominance of Wall Street, is now worth $1.4 billion Symphony, a messaging platform for Wall Street firms, is backed by more than a dozen of the world's biggest financial players, from Goldman Sachs to BlackRock....
15:13 2019-06-12

Cboe DataShop Expands Offering with Wall Street Horizon Event Data CHICAGO – March 22, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop has added Wall Street Horizon’s corporate event data to its range of offerings, arming customers with a more ro...
16:00 2019-05-21

Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also dragged down Wall Street's major indexes....
04:52 2019-07-17

This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who help corporations milk state and local governments for subsidies, is an excellent demonstration of why the entire practice should be illegal....
16:13 2019-05-21

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
20:13 2019-07-18

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts....
05:00 2019-06-22

S&P 500 rises, set to snap 4-day slide as Wall Street awaits Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit The S&P 500 rose on Thursday, on pace to snap a four-day losing streak, as investors await trade clues from an upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
18:52 2019-06-27

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
04:52 2019-05-25

Tech stocks pull Wall Street higher as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Technology stocks fueled a rebound on Wall Street on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased curbs on China's Huawei Technologies, raising expectations that the two countries would work toward a trade deal....
19:39 2019-05-21

Wall St. climbs as weak private jobs data boost rate cut hopes Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and hopes grew that the United States and Mexico would reach an agreement to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
23:01 2019-06-05

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:52 2019-05-24

'The Wolf of Wall Street' Leads to 1MDB Arrest of Ousted Malaysian Leader's Stepson Antigraft authorities arrested former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stepson, who co-founded the company that produced “The Wolf of Wall Street,” months after the ousted leader was charged in connection to a multibillion-dollar financial scandal that helped topple his government....
15:26 2019-07-04

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Producer, Riza Aziz, Is Arrested in Malaysia Fund Scandal Mr. Riza, whose stepfather is a former prime minister of Malaysia, faces money-laundering charges in the disappearance of billions from a government fund....
17:52 2019-07-04

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
03:39 2019-06-11

CBOE Awarded Best Overall Exchange at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL -- February 24, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that the exchange was awarded “Best Overall Exchange” at the fifth annual Wall Street Letter (WSL) Institutional Trading Awards last night in New York City.  ...
23:26 2019-05-21

CBOE Receives Two Honors at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL – February 5, 2015 –The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange received two honors – “Best Options Trading Venue” and “Best Mobile Application” – at the fourth annual Wall Street Letter (WSL) Institutional Trading Awards last night in ...
03:39 2019-05-22

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
03:52 2019-06-21

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
05:52 2019-06-21

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

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
03:13 2019-07-12

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens flat, investors shrug off bank results U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as trade worries and concerns about the balance of monetary policy and growth outweighed solid results from Bank of America and a boost to chipmakers from Dutch company ASML....
16:52 2019-07-17

Deutsche Bank removes a trio of massive and expensive paintings from its Wall Street lobby Andrew Kelly/Reuters Deutsche Bank removed three abstract paintings by German artist Gerhard Richter from its New York office's lobby, Bloomberg reports. The paintings are estimated to be worth between $12 million and $30 million. A bank spokesman declined to say whether the paintings were sold. Th...
16:00 2019-07-16

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market that supports them....
15:52 2019-07-16

2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren unveils plan to rein in Wall Street, big banks Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren unveiled her vision Thursday for reining in Wall Street corruption, income inequality and private equity "vampires."...
20:39 2019-07-18

Warren likens private equity to 'vampires' in plan targeting Wall Street 'looting' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unleashed a sweeping attack on the financial sector on Thursday, demonizing private equity firms and accusing Wall Street of "looting" the U.S. economy....
01:13 2019-07-19

Court hears frantic 911 call in trial of son who allegedly killed Wall Street banker dad An ivy-league educated Manhattan man charged with killing his wealthy father for reducing his $1,000 a week allowance appeared in court on Tuesday for the first day of testimony....
13:39 2019-05-29

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens slightly lower after mixed bank reports U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Tuesday as bank shares fell after a batch of mixed quarterly reports from Wall Street lenders JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo....
16:52 2019-07-16

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
14:26 2019-06-06

AOC takes aim at Rahm Emanuel on Twitter amid reports he's joining Wall Street investment bank Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took aim at fellow Democrat and former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on Wednesday after news surfaced that he would join a Wall Street investment firm....
01:26 2019-06-06

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents....
00:00 2019-05-25

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real weakens Latin American stocks fell nearly 2% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while the Brazilian real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded. The real fell 1% to 3.89 per dollar after Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes expressed his disa...
23:39 2019-06-14

Market selloff: Wall Street joins rout as trade war hits US economy - business live Financial markets hit as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: US PMI hits three-year lowWall Street tumbles at the openWTO chief: We must end trade warStocks slide in EuropeBeijing: Trade talks can’t continue unless US mends its ways 7.21pm BST ...
21:13 2019-05-23

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

Wall Street hits record high, as Iran tensions send oil price up - business live Bank of England warns that Brexit risks are rising, but investors are cheered by prospect of US interest rate cuts.Wall Street surges as Fed flags rate cutBank of England blames Brexit and trade wars for weak growthOil price rises as Iran shoots down US droneFed hints that rates will fall soon 6.20p...
20:26 2019-06-20

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real dips An index of Latin American stocks fell more than 1% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while Brazil's real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded and weak economic data weighed. The real fell 0.8% to 3.88 per dollar level as the governme...
17:52 2019-06-14

Will Trump and Xi call a trade war cease-fire? Here's what every major Wall Street bank predicts President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at the G-20 this week. Wall Street banks are skeptical of a trade ware cease-fire.        ...
18:52 2019-06-28

Spotify is spending hundreds of millions to become a major podcasting player — and Wall Street sees massive potential for the stock (SPOT) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify Spotify's integration of podcasts into its streaming services could boost its advertising revenue, an analysis published by Guggenheim on Tuesday found. Between new listening formats, better ad targeting tools, and exclusive content deals, Guggenheim sees...
19:00 2019-06-27

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 summit in Japan isn't the resolution some investors...
01:13 2019-06-30

Next Big Thing in ETFs: Less Transparency Capital Group, Legg Mason and JPMorgan plan exchange-traded funds that bet on stocks without daily disclosure of investments, drawing on a small New Jersey firm’s model....
12:13 2019-07-13

Price transparency is exactly what the doctor ordered On behalf of doctors across America and their patients, I am writing to underscore the importance of the executive order President Trump signed this week on “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in Healthcare.” Everyone will benefit from this, save for those who profit from keeping Americans in ...
14:39 2019-06-28

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you always forget to water. Instead, you can turn your boring corner into something you’ll actually want ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Wall-to-wall Europe: the continent's manmade barriers – in pictures As barriers continue to rise up all over Europe, a new documentary photography exhibition investigates walls, fences and defence lines and the dramas on either side of them• Walls of Power: Man-made Barriers Throughout Europe is at Les Rencontres d’Arles, France, from 1 July to 25 August, 2019 Conti...
08:52 2019-07-16

Facebook fined for violating German transparency law German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros ($2.26 million) for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform, a violation of the country's law on internet transparency....
14:26 2019-07-02

ZTE launches Brussels cybersecurity lab as a transparency play The lab's main purpose will be to allow regulators and potential clients to perform black box and penetration testing, as well as review its source code and documents....
04:52 2019-07-11

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
16:13 2019-07-02

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
23:00 2019-07-05

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines....
12:13 2019-05-28

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excited about a pledge of $100 million for public educa...
20:13 2019-06-27

Facebook Fined EUR 2 Million for Violating German Transparency Law German authorities have fined Facebook EUR 2 million for providing a distorted picture of the amount of illegal content on the social media platform....
15:26 2019-07-02

G20: May asks Saudi prince for transparency in Khashoggi case Prime minister urges open legal process over murder and raises Yemen concernsTheresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the humanitarian cost of the conflict in Yemen during a face-to-face meeting with the Saudi crown prince at the G20 summit in Osaka.The prime minister ...
14:13 2019-06-29

EU's Juncker regrets lack of transparency in von der Leyen's nomination Retiring European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed regret for the lack of transparency in the process to nominate his successor. His own appointment had followed an election campaign, he noted....
17:00 2019-07-05

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sunday.In an attempt to place his party at the forefro...
08:52 2019-07-14

One year on, GDPR brings transparency to handling of personal data The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is celebrating its first anniversary on May 25, 2019, has had a significant impact on personal data protection. All companies doing businesses with other companies located in the EU must comply with the law or face hefty fi...
16:01 2019-05-24

EU restricts visas for non-cooperation on migration Citizens from third countries that do not take back rejected asylum seekers may find it more difficult to obtain visas for the EU. Conversely, full cooperation could reap extra rewards....
22:52 2019-06-06

Trump to issue executive order seeking transparency on healthcare costs: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order on Monday asking health insurers and doctors to disclose new details about healthcare costs, in an attempt to improve price transparency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:13 2019-06-20

Universal Music Group on master tapes fire: 'We owe artists transparency' Company to investigate 2008 storage unit fire in which up to 500,000 master recordings by Aretha Franklin, Elton John and others may have burnedUniversal Music Group CEO and chairman Sir Lucian Grainge has said that the company owes its artists “transparency” over the loss of up to 500,000 master re...
14:39 2019-06-19

China Belt And Road Can Speed Development, Needs Transparency: World Bank China's massive Belt and Road infrastructure drive could speed up economic development and reduce poverty for dozens of developing countries, the World Bank said on Tuesday in a new report that called......
10:39 2019-06-19

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market reforms that enhance transparency and create more uniform rules between exchange-traded and less-regu...
13:26 2019-05-22

Bats Targets Transparency with Dedicated Data Feeds for U.S. Listed ETFs KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 1, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded fund (ETF) trading globally, today announced the planned introduction of the Bats ETF Implied Liquidity Feed, which provides investors with a critical reference view of ETFs versus ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
20:52 2019-06-05

Scientific cooperation between US, Cuba declines under Trump NEW YORK — The degradation of relations between the US and Cuba under President Donald Trump has begun to cut into scientific and medical cooperation on issues ranging from treatment of infectious diseases to coral reef preservation. A biomedical fellowship exchange program has been put on hold. Cub...
20:39 2019-05-29

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean and to head off Russian influence over the region’s energy reserves. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, says the U.S. ...
15:26 2019-05-27

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
14:39 2019-07-02

Sri Lanka PM says still in talks with U.S. on military cooperation pact Sri Lanka is still in talks with the United States on a status-of-forces agreement (SOFA) for visiting U.S. military personnel, the prime minister said, disregarding a warning by the president that it would undermine sovereignty....
14:39 2019-07-11

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
10:39 2019-06-10

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
12:00 2019-07-21

Outgoing British PM May To Call On Trump For Economic Cooperation British Prime Minister Theresa May will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to deepen transatlantic economic cooperation on Tuesday, saying a bilateral trade deal could make their partnership "greater......
06:26 2019-06-04

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
00:52 2019-06-10

Trump issues executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump on Monday issued an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about health-care prices....
20:26 2019-06-27

Russia says U.S. military curbs on space cooperation are unfair competition Russia accused the United States of trying to unfairly grab market share in the space services industry on Friday after the U.S. military imposed restrictions on space launch cooperation with Moscow....
23:13 2019-05-31

Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-bound economy, the first trip in 14 years by a Chinese leader....
18:00 2019-06-19

Arm suspends cooperation with Huawei, endangering mobile and server business UK-based Arm Holdings has issued a memo to staff indicating it must stop working with Chinese equipment manufacturer Huawei, following a US trade dispute....
16:52 2019-05-22

In Tirupati, PM Modi Promises "All Cooperation" To Jagan Reddy's Andhra Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to the temple town of Tirupati yesterday, praised Andhra Pradesh as a state with "infinite possibilities for growth"...
07:00 2019-06-10

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi....
00:13 2019-05-30

This Year’s G20 Summit Is a Major Test of International Cooperation in a Trying Time As the leaders of the world’s largest economies convene on Friday in Osaka, Japan, for the 14th G20 Summit, headlines are likely to focus on meetings between world leaders, rather than this year’s themes of sustainable growth, innovation and health. Those talks include ones between Presi...
03:52 2019-06-29

In Congratulatory Tweet To Naveen Patnaik, PM Modi Assures Cooperation Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Naveen Patnaik this morning soon after took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha for a record fifth time and assured him "complete cooperation from the......
11:52 2019-05-29

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand, but had not divulged anyone's personal information yet....
16:39 2019-06-04

At Jagan Reddy's Oath Ceremony, KCR's Message On "Love, Cooperation" Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today attended the swearing-in ceremony of his Andhra Pradesh counterpart YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. At the event, Mr Rao assured the new Andhra Pradesh Chief......
19:13 2019-05-30

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It stands as a test for future developments, writes Robert Schwartz....
01:00 2019-06-13

France: Bastille Day parade showcases European military cooperation German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders have highlighted their shared defense potential on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troops from 10 countries participated in the annual Paris parade....
14:13 2019-07-14

Bundesliga: Paderborn fans threaten boycott over RB Leipzig cooperation "Cooperation with RB? Not with us!" Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side SC Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at matches next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goes ahead....
22:13 2019-06-05

Missouri governor’s use of message-destroying app didn’t violate state transparency laws, judge finds The lawsuit revealed that nearly all employees on Gov. Eric Greitens's staff had the Confide app on their personal cellphones, according to the Kansas City Star....
12:00 2019-07-09

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
15:52 2019-05-21

CORRECTED-Bahrain's NOGA Holding signs MOU with Baker Hughes on oil and gas cooperation Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Holding Company (NOGA Holding) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Baker Hughes Company on cooperation in the oil and gas sector in the kingdom, it said in a statement on Wednesday....
15:13 2019-07-03

France’s Annual Bastille Day Parade Showcases European Defense Cooperation (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen France’s annual Bastille Day celebration, which this year showcases European defense cooperation. Flags of the 10 countries of the European Intervention Initiative, a joint military pact created last year, led Sunday’s militar...
17:13 2019-07-14

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
16:00 2019-07-21

Privilege Dispute in Walmart Probe Raises Stakes for Corporate Cooperation A legal dispute that arose during a seven-year foreign bribery probe of Walmart Inc. led to a court ruling that could make it harder for companies to cooperate with the government and maintain legal privilege over internal documents....
22:52 2019-06-28

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
13:52 2019-06-12

Trump lawyer reportedly sought info on Flynn’s cooperation with Mueller The Justice Department released transcripts of a phone call showing President Trump’s personal lawyer seeking information from about Michael Flynn’s discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a report said. Trump attorney John Dowd called Rob Kelner, the lawyer for Trump’s former national secu...
04:39 2019-06-01

China Gifts Military Warship To Sri Lanka In sign Of Deepening Cooperation China gifted a warship to Sri Lanka, in the latest sign of its deepening military cooperation with the strategically located island nation in the Indian Ocean....
22:26 2019-07-16

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
23:39 2019-06-13

Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more Is Ted Cruz – the unapologetic conservative who ran for president in 2016 saying Republicans win by painting “in bold colors, not pale pastels”– making a conscious effort to expand his appeal beyond conservatives?...
17:13 2019-07-21

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump....
04:39 2019-06-22

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Wednesday....
00:52 2019-07-11

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
17:13 2019-06-28

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-06-12

31% of Help to Buy users didn't need it, says watchdog A third of home buyers who used the Help to Buy scheme last year could have purchased a property without the initiative, research by a government spending watchdog has revealed....
10:52 2019-06-13

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640M photographs WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photos, including driver’s license pictures and mugshots, which could be used in facial recognition searches. That’s according to the Government Accountability Office’s Gretta Goodwin, who testifie...
20:13 2019-06-04

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
18:00 2019-06-05

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
15:13 2019-05-31

Second Ave. subway escalators are already breaking down: MTA watchdog The escalators at the MTA’s newest subway stations are going down! Transit officials have struggled to keep the 32 escalators at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street in working order since the three Second Avenue subway stations opened on Jan. 1, 2017, according to a 15-month review by the...
01:26 2019-07-16

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegations that FaceApp, the face-ageing photo app that has gone viral, is misusing personal data.“We are aware of stories raising concerns about FaceApp and...
17:13 2019-07-18

FDNY discriminated against Marine with PTSD: watchdog The FDNY discriminated against a former US Marine because he has post-traumatic stress disorder, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled Wednesday. Joseph Leopold, who was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2005, passed the FDNY’s physical and written psychological evaluations when h...
06:00 2019-06-20

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consumer education....
12:52 2019-07-12

Money-laundering watchdog to clamp down on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog will announce on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
17:52 2019-06-21

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City, Philadelphia and other districts entered zeros in...
04:26 2019-06-19

Media watchdog has beef with ABC over Catalyst program Authority finds science show breached impartiality standards in its portrayal of the beef industry as harmful to the environmentThe media watchdog has found the ABC science program Catalyst breached editorial standards for impartiality in its presentation of the beef industry as harmful to the envir...
10:00 2019-05-24

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors on M...
16:13 2019-06-10

UK may be entering a full-blown recession, budget watchdog says Britain might be entering a full-blown recession and a no-deal Brexit could more than double the country's budget deficit next year, the watchdog for public finances said on Thursday....
13:26 2019-07-18

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
16:39 2019-05-21

Experts split over Hatch Act after watchdog says can Kellyanne Conway The Hatch Act — formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities — aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an election. But even election-law experts acknowledge that identifying what is and what isn’t a violati...
09:00 2019-06-14

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
15:00 2019-06-14

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
16:26 2019-06-01

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
10:52 2019-07-05

"Doing Best To Wipe Out Terrorism": Pak Army Chief After Watchdog Warning Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country is using all available sources to eliminate terrorism from its soil and is moving towards attaining sustainable peace and......
18:52 2019-06-23

Venezuela's rule of law has crumbled under Maduro, says legal watchdog International Commission of Jurists called on Venezuelan authorities to reinstate democratic institutionsThe rule of law has crumbled in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro, which has usurped the powers of the legislative and judicial branches, an international legal watchdog said on Mo...
19:26 2019-07-08

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
19:39 2019-05-28

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in waters off Borneo island. The kidnapping Tuesday renewed concerns about security threats in Malaysia’s Sabah state, a short boat ride from the s...
10:13 2019-06-18

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 mln for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
17:00 2019-07-09

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

UK watchdog shakes-up "dysfunctional" bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority said on Friday in what it called the most radical change of its kind in a generation....
08:26 2019-06-07

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

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
07:26 2019-07-10

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington accused Ivank...
21:52 2019-06-20

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
17:52 2019-07-18

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is reviewing Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
12:39 2019-07-05

UK government warned by watchdog of no-deal Brexit recession The UK government has been warned of a recession in the absence of a Brexit deal with the EU. Conservative party leadership candidates are insisting the UK must leave the bloc, regardless of an agreement....
17:13 2019-07-18

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior England's charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a "culture of poor behavior," in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake....
15:52 2019-06-11

Swiss watchdog fines car leasing companies $30 mln for collusion Swiss competition watchdog WEKO has fined eight car leasing companies a total of 30 million Swiss francs ($30.4 million) for swapping information on rates for years, it said on Thursday....
09:00 2019-07-11

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
17:52 2019-05-31

Amazon appeases German watchdog, but EU opens new probe Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant....
13:26 2019-07-17

French minister backpedals after stir over journalist watchdog A French minister was forced to backpedal on Thursday after he suggested creating a journalist watchdog to sanction media outlets that spread false information, stirring outrage among reporters....
19:13 2019-06-27

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision....
11:52 2019-07-10

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
10:13 2019-07-18

UK markets watchdog proposes retail ban on crypto derivatives Britain's markets watchdog is proposing banning the sale of derivatives based on crypto-assets to retail consumers due to what it considers the prevalence of market abuses....
12:26 2019-07-03

Formula One Has a Penalty Problem In spite of the fact that Max Verstappen was finally able to break Mercedes’ stranglehold on the 2019 Formula One season victories and score the first race win for a Honda engine in over a decade, there is a larger story in the paddock today; F1 is quick to consider any form of contretemps penalty-w...
00:26 2019-07-01

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

Amazon in deal with German watchdog to overhaul marketplace terms Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, taking action to appease regulators as pressure on the e-commerce giant grows in Europe and the United States....
11:39 2019-07-17

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
10:00 2019-07-11

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
22:13 2019-07-15

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
14:39 2019-05-21

Government Watchdog Finds Squalid Conditions in Border Centers A Department of Homeland Security inspector general’s report detailed overcrowding and children without showers or hot meals, and lawmakers demanded answers....
03:13 2019-07-03

Italy's watchdog says single network controlled by TIM would be 'backward step' A single network entity controlled by Italy's former monopoly phone group Telecom Italia (TIM) would be a "backward step", the country's communication watchdog chief Angelo Cardani said on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-UK watchdog shakes up 'dysfunctional' bank overdraft market Britain's banks and building societies will have to charge the same amount for all overdrafts from April 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Friday, in a radical change that will raise questions about the future of free in-credit banking....
10:13 2019-06-07

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

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegation that Russia has conducted low-yield tests in vio...
06:26 2019-05-31

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered traces of what could be a byproduct of a nerve agent or poison gas...
14:39 2019-07-09

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
01:39 2019-05-22

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
11:00 2019-06-16

UK watchdog proposes to fine Marriott $124 million for data breach Marriott International Inc said on Tuesday the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) had proposed to fine the hotel chain 99.2 million pounds ($124 million) due to a massive data breach in its Starwood hotels reservation system....
19:39 2019-07-09

U.N. nuclear watchdog's chief plans to step down early -diplomats U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano plans to step down early, in March of next year, because of an unspecified illness that has visibly weakened him over the past year, diplomats who follow his agency's work said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-07-17

Italy’s privacy watchdog fines Facebook 1 million euros ROME (AP) — Italy’s privacy watchdog says it has fined Facebook 1 million euros ($1.13 million) over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The government agency said in a statement Friday that it had determined that 57 Italians had downloaded the thisisyourdigitallife app through a Facebook lo...
18:39 2019-06-28

Ivanka Trump’s 2020 tweet violated Hatch Act, watchdog says Washington-based Crew says tweet about her father’s re-election bid breaks rule that limits political activity by federal workersIvanka Trump has been accused of violating the Hatch Act, which bans government workers from speaking out on political campaign issues, over a tweet she wrote before her f...
23:39 2019-06-20

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform The Vatican’s financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a “fully functioning” system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system...
16:00 2019-05-21

Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung's Australian unit for misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant phones as suitable to use in pools.Read More...
16:13 2019-07-04

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into consumer concerns on the matter....
15:52 2019-05-22

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency firms will be subjected to rules to prevent the abuse of digital coins such as bitcoin for money laundering, a global watchdog said on Friday, the first worldwide regulatory attempt to constrain the rapidly growing sector....
20:13 2019-06-21

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
22:00 2019-07-02

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

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
01:39 2019-07-12

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
19:26 2019-06-11

Love Island episode with 700 complaints cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom A Love Island episode which sparked more than 700 complaints of alleged sexual harassment will not be investigated by Ofcom, the watchdog has confirmed....
20:13 2019-07-08

Marriott Faces $124 Million Fine by UK Watchdog for Data Hack The massive breach of Marriott reservation databases could lead to a GBP 99 million ($124 million) fine under the General Data Protection Regulation....
19:39 2019-07-10

UK's competition watchdog asks Amazon and Deliveroo to pause integration Britain's competition watchdog served Amazon and Deliveroo an initial enforcement order in a bid to pause the e-commerce giant's stake purchase in the online food delivery company....
11:26 2019-07-05

Australia watchdog says Vodafone misled customers over digital purchases Australia's competition watchdog said https://www.accc.gov.au/media-release/vodafone-to-compensate-customers-over-direct-carrier-billing-charges on Tuesday Vodafone had admitted that it misled thousands of customers for five years by charging them for digital content they bought unknowingly from t...
09:26 2019-07-16

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
13:13 2019-05-31

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the chair of Natural England, has said.The budget for...
17:13 2019-06-14

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
16:26 2019-07-10

Suspicious financial activity at Vatican reaches six-year low: watchdog Reports of suspicious financial activity in the Vatican reached a six-year low in 2018, an internal watchdog report showed on Tuesday, continuing a trend officials said showed reforms were fully embedded....
17:39 2019-05-21

Watchdog imposes $5.8 mln fines on Deloitte, partner for audit failures The Financial Reporting Council has fined Deloitte and one of its partners a total of 4.62 million pounds ($5.81 million) for misconduct in relation to the audit of financial statements of Serco Geografix Ltd for the years 2011 and 2012....
11:26 2019-07-04

New Hampshire Repeals Its Death Penalty CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto. The repeal takes effect immediately. The 16-8 vote Thursday was the necessary two-thirds majority to override. The House narrowly voted...
19:00 2019-05-30

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international community. DW analyzes the reasons behind his controversial decision....
23:13 2019-07-04

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance - India watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust case....
15:52 2019-06-28

Japan's financial watchdog orders Nomura to improve business after leak Japan's financial watchdog on Tuesday ordered Nomura Holdings to improve its business practices after the country's biggest brokerage admitted an employee had leaked market information....
13:26 2019-05-28

Rotten food, mouldy bathrooms found at ICE detention facilities: Watchdog The Homeland Security Department’s internal watchdog says rotting food, mouldy and dilapidated bathrooms and agency practices at immigration detention facilities may violate detainees’ rights....
05:00 2019-06-07

British watchdog to review Inmarsat's sale to private equity consortium The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Tuesday it was looking whether the proposed acquisition of British satellite company Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium would affect the competitive landscape....
09:00 2019-07-16

Aviation Watchdog Sends Notice To SpiceJet Executives Over Landing Issues Four senior executives of SpiceJet were issued show cause notices by DGCA on Thursday after a special audit team of the aviation regulator, which probed multiple landing incidents involving the......
23:39 2019-07-04

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
20:26 2019-06-27

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

Homeland Security watchdog will get an outside review after flawed disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
20:13 2019-06-07

China's TikTok to store Russian users' data locally: watchdog The Chinese video app TikTok will store Russian users' data locally to comply with Russian law, the communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Monday after a meeting with the company....
20:52 2019-07-15

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
19:13 2019-06-13

Watchdog defends explosive report seeking Conway’s firing, says he has no ‘animus’ toward her Under fire from the Trump White House for an explosive report seeking top adviser Kellyanne Conway’s removal, Special Counsel Henry Kerner said in an interview Thursday with Fox News that he has “no animus” toward her while defending his team's work....
22:13 2019-06-13

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may also reduce the abilities of people as they age....
20:52 2019-06-30

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
19:52 2019-07-03

U.N. watchdog confirms Iran has breached nuclear deal stockpile limit Iranian news agencies quoted the foreign minister as saying Iran has surpassed a 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium allowed under the accord. ...
19:13 2019-07-01

Russian watchdog asks Instagram to explain reported data leak: RIA Russia's state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor has formally asked Instagram to explain reports of a big data leak on the social network last month, RIA news agency cited the watchdog's head Alexander Zharov as saying on Thursday....
21:39 2019-06-06

US watchdog preps BitMEX probe over alleged illegal cryptocurrency trade Cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX is being investigated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  According to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter, the CFTC is looking into whether BitMEX broke the rules by allowing American customers to trade on the platform, which is ...
17:00 2019-07-19

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
20:13 2019-06-21

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
19:39 2019-06-28

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for the commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a court t...
00:39 2019-05-24

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

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector General Wednesday says subway signal maintainer Henry...
03:26 2019-07-11

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questions for the first time about Iran’s adherenc...
20:39 2019-05-31

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountability for delivery issues, easing the burden on restaurants....
12:00 2019-07-17

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
22:00 2019-07-10

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
05:26 2019-06-01

Global Media Watchdog Slam Pak For "Brazen Censorship" Of News Channels A global media watchdog has slammed Pakistani authorities over the removal of three television channels from the country's airwaves, saying the move was "indicative of disturbing dictatorial......
16:26 2019-07-10

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
21:52 2019-07-09

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized Joint Commission on Public Ethics, JCOPE, the inves...
23:26 2019-05-22

Google Appears to Have Leveraged Android Dominance, India Antitrust Watchdog Google appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of Android....
21:52 2019-06-28

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
07:52 2019-06-22

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
01:39 2019-07-12

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-09

Blues score on delayed penalty in OT, even Cup Final BOSTON - - Carl Gunnarsson scored the game-winner 3:51 into overtime as the St. Louis Blues evened the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 on Wednesday night....
06:26 2019-05-30

Video: What is F1's state after Vettel's Canadian GP penalty? The dust has begun to settle from the controversial 2019 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix and the penalty dealt to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, but where does the championship stand now?...
18:13 2019-06-11

| Leclerc on pole for Austrian GP, Hamilton hit by penalty Charles Leclerc claimed pole position for Ferrari in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix with a track record lap as Lewis Hamilton was hit with a grid penalty....
15:39 2019-06-30

VAR under fire as Scotland exit after penalty retake Argentina pulled off an unprecedented women's World Cup fightback from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Scotland on Wednesday, but it will be the video assistant referee's decision to award a stoppage-time penalty retake that will remain in memory....
01:26 2019-06-20

| Hamilton hit by 3-place grid penalty for Austrian GP Lewis Hamilton was hit by a three-place penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix which demoted the Mercedes driver from second to fifth on the grid for Sunday's race....
19:39 2019-06-29

Hamilton says he 'totally deserved' grid penalty Lewis Hamilton said he "totally deserved" a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty that dropped him from the front row of the grid to fifth and threatens to end his Mercedes team's streak of success on Sunday....
19:52 2019-06-29

Mane to step down as Senegal penalty-taker "Sadio Mane has said will step aside as Senegal\u0027s penalty taker for the time being after missing spot kicks in successive games at the Africa Cup of Nations."...
12:00 2019-07-06

The U.S. is in the World Cup final with a stop of penalty and a spot of tea With a crucial save by Alyssa Naeher and goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan — who added her own signature celebration — the defending champions advanced to Sunday's final....
02:52 2019-07-03

The Latest: Salah penalty puts Liverpool 1-0 up Mohamed Salah scored the opening goal in the second minute from the penalty spot for Liverpool in the Champions League final        ...
21:39 2019-06-01

Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16 France took a big step toward the last 16 of the women's World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer's penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-06-13

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
10:26 2019-07-19

There’s a lifestyle penalty for renting in Canada — it doesn’t have to be so Canada's deep cultural prejudice against renting has been cemented by decades of housing policies that have made life hard for tenants and landlords....
15:00 2019-06-15

After penalty, heartbroken Vettel yearns for old days Sebastian Vettel was angry and heartbroken over a penalty that cost him victory at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday but mostly he was wishing he could have raced in the days when drivers decided the winner not regulations....
04:39 2019-06-10

Ferrari To Appeal Against Vettel's Five-Second Time Penalty The stewards' decision reminded Ferrari that they had the right to appeal, although technically the sporting regulations state that in-race penalties such as the one handed to Vettel cannot be......
00:39 2019-06-11

Horner: Verstappen Austrian GP penalty would've been incomprehensible Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it would have been "incomprehensible" for the FIA to punish Max Verstappen for his Austrian Grand Prix clash with Charles Leclerc...
15:52 2019-07-01

Chile misses crucial penalty in 2-0 win over Thailand Chile missed a penalty that would have sent it through to the round of 16 of the Women's World Cup in a 2-0 victory over Thailand       ...
01:13 2019-06-21

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for doing exactly that....
00:52 2019-06-14

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
21:26 2019-06-20

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will review the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday....
19:52 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-British watchdog to review Inmarsat's sale to private equity consortium The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Tuesday it was looking into whether the proposed acquisition of Britain's largest satellite company Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium would affect the competitive landscape....
11:13 2019-07-16

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election campaign for the leadership of the ruling ANC....
17:13 2019-07-19

House panel chair asks watchdog for probe of Homeland Security leaders The chairman of a U.S. House panel asked an internal watchdog on Friday to investigate whether top officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. border service knew about a Facebook group where agents posted racist and misogynistic comments....
05:13 2019-07-06

India Watchdog Probes Allegations Of Anti-Competitive Conduct By Maruti - Report The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among them and harming......
06:00 2019-05-22

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
16:52 2019-07-13

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misled parliament over a campaign donation....
04:13 2019-07-22

Watchdog agency finds security gaps in Global Entry screening program A program that allows low-risk travelers to gain expedited entry into the U.S. is criticized for lax vetting of applicants and verification procedures in a report from a watchdog agency....
20:13 2019-07-10

Watchdog files ethics complaint against Dominic LeBlanc over connections to judicial appointees Duff Conacher of Democracy Watch says an investigation is necessary to determine if LeBlanc violated ethics laws by "participating in the decisions to appoint the judges."...
00:52 2019-07-05

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving as tax commissioner and for misleading parliament....
17:00 2019-07-05

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
21:00 2019-06-22

FIA penalty application puts Hamilton fourth for F1 Austrian GP The FIA has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will start fourth on the grid for the Austrian Grand Prix as a result of his penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying...
00:26 2019-06-30

Some pan death-penalty trial in state that ended punishment CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China is the first federal death-penalty trial in Illinois since it abolished capital punishment in 2011. Some activists who fought to end executions in the state are disma...
23:13 2019-06-10

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was given a five-second penalty....
04:39 2019-06-10

Penalty was harsh but not deciding factor, says Scotland's Kerr A "harsh" early penalty took the wind out of Scotland's sails in their debut at the women's World Cup on Sunday but there were lots of positives to take from their 2-1 loss to England in Nice, coach Shelley Kerr said....
09:52 2019-06-10

Vettel fully deserved his Montreal penalty, says Rosberg "Sebastian Vettel fully deserved the penalty that cost him victory in Sunday\u0027s Canadian Grand Prix, 2016 Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg said on Monday."...
20:00 2019-06-10

Ferrari Drops Appeal Against Sebastian Vettel Penalty Sebastian Vettel was punished for making an unsafe re-entry into the action after 48 laps of Sunday's race after running off track and across a strip of grass....
15:26 2019-06-14

Toyota given further weight penalty for 2019/20 WEC pre-season test The Toyota TS050 HYBRIDs have been given a new weight penalty for next week's official pre-season test at Barcelona ahead of the 2019/20 World Endurance Championship...
21:39 2019-07-19

Michael Gray: 'All people want to hear about is that bloody penalty' The former Sunderland player talks about play-offs heartbreak, the kindness of fans and having a giggle with Clive MendoncaBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyWhen Doncaster Rovers captain Tommy Rowe sliced his kick wide of the goal in the penalty shootout at The Valley last Friday...
15:39 2019-05-23

Vettel doubles down on Ferrari's Canadian GP penalty stance Sebastian Vettel coyly avoided questions about his Canadian Grand Prix penalty and his Ferrari Formula 1 team's Friday hearing in France, as he reiterated his belief he did nothing wrong...
21:13 2019-06-20

Special team: Blues penalty kill has them on verge of Cup Special team: Blues' power play still stagnant but revamped penalty kill against Bruins has St. Louis on verge of winning Stanley Cup        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2 Fredy Montero tied it for Vancouver with a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Whitecaps held on for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
00:00 2019-06-08

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans suburb with a hammer. Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr. said in a news release Thursday that a grand jury had indicted Terrance Leonar...
22:13 2019-06-20

Sri Lanka death penalty reinstatement 'extremely disturbing' Sri Lanka has ended a moratorium on the death penalty and hired two hangmen to execute four persons convicted of drug offenses. In an interview with DW, HRW's Meenakshi Ganguly says the government's move is regressive....
15:00 2019-07-01

Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana, with potential penalties ranging from five years’ imprisonment to death. The court in the central Mandalay region on Tuesday charged John Frede...
17:52 2019-05-21

Sri Lanka appoints executioners for return of death penalty Four convicts to be put to death after president announced end to 42-year-old moratoriumSri Lanka has hired two executioners as it prepares to put four prisoners convicted of drug offences to death in what would be its first use of capital punishment for more than 40 years.The executioners were pick...
22:52 2019-06-28

Martial penalty completes Man United's 4-0 win over Leeds Anthony Martial's 69th-minute penalty completed the scoring in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Hulkenberg set for Austrian GP grid penalty for F1 engine change Nico Hulkenberg is set to receive a five-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after Renault opted to give him a new B-Spec Formula 1 engine for Saturday...
14:39 2019-06-29

California regulator considers penalty against PG&E in 2017 wildfires California utilities regulator has opened a case to evaluate and consider penalties against power and gas utility PG&E Corp for its involvement in the fierce wildfires that killed 46 people in Northern California's wine country in 2017....
07:13 2019-06-28

Binotto: Ferrari disappointed for F1 after penalty review decision Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says Ferrari is disappointed for itself, its fans and Formula 1 following the FIA stewards' decision not to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty...
02:13 2019-06-22

New Hampshire becomes 21st U.S. state to repeal death penalty New Hampshire abolished the death penalty on Thursday, becoming the 21st U.S. state to do so, after the state's Senate voted 16-8 to override the Republican governor's veto of a bill passed by the Democratic-controlled legislature...
23:00 2019-05-30

That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty Many insurers charge the penalty for three years after the violation, meaning you’ll be paying the price long after the check for your ticket has cleared....
17:26 2019-06-28

Houghton 'heartbroken' after penalty miss as England lose to USA "England captain Steph Houghton was \"heartbroken\" after missing a penalty in the 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the United States on Tuesday -- the Lionesses\u0027 third defeat at the last-four stage in major tournaments."...
03:13 2019-07-03

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score a VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A but the France manager, Corrine Diacre, said her side had work to do.“We’re still outsiders,” she said. “We found some difficul...
01:26 2019-06-13

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
09:13 2019-06-18

Tribunal Stays Penalty On NSE In Unfair Access Case A two-judge panel of the Securities Appellate Tribunal asked the NSE to transfer the $90 million to an account managed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), where it will remain......
10:52 2019-05-22

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
23:26 2019-06-17

Georgia carries out 1,500th U.S. execution since penalty was reinstated Georgia on Thursday carried out the 1,500th execution in the United States since 1976, the year capital punishment was reinstated, by putting to death a man convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard in 1996....
08:00 2019-06-21

F1 Podcast: The factors that supported Verstappen's no penalty case The reasons why Max Verstappen escaped a penalty for his pass on Charles Leclerc in the Austrian Grand Prix is the focus of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast...
15:52 2019-07-01

Ferrari F1 team could use FIA 'review' to challenge Vettel penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team may use the FIA's 'right of review' to re-examine Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty rather than pursuing a formal appeal, Autosport has learned...
15:26 2019-06-13

FIA rejects Ferrari's request to review Vettel penalty Ferrari's right to review Sebastian Vettel's penalty which cost him victory at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this month has been rejected, the FIA said on Friday....
18:13 2019-06-21

Hamilton handed three place grid penalty in Austria "Stewards handed Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton a three place penalty for impeding in Austrian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, dropping the Mercedes driver from the front row of the grid."...
22:00 2019-06-29

Houghton 'heartbroken' after penalty miss as England lose to U.S England captain Steph Houghton was "heartbroken" after missing a penalty in the 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the United States on Tuesday -- the Lionesses' third defeat at the last-four stage in major tournaments....
02:26 2019-07-03

Renault: Formula 1 can't just ignore Vettel Canada penalty row Formula 1 should not just move on and forget the controversy surrounding Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty if there is consensus for rule changes, reckons Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul...
11:00 2019-06-14

Russell gets penalty for incident that "ruined" Kvyat's qualifying Williams's George Russell has landed a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty for impeding Daniil Kvyat, an incident the Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver felt could have had serious consequences...
18:13 2019-06-29

Ricciardo: Double F1 penalty for French GP overtakes was too harsh Daniel Ricciardo still thinks it was "too harsh" that he received two penalties for overtakes on the final lap of Formula 1's French Grand Prix last weekend...
22:13 2019-06-27

Perez baffled by French GP penalty for off-track moment on first lap Racing Point Formula 1 driver Sergio Perez says he is baffled about why he was penalised for his off-track moment at the start of the French Grand Prix...
21:13 2019-06-23

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
16:26 2019-05-21

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency is recommending that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel says Conway has become a “repeat offender” ...
18:52 2019-06-13

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
04:13 2019-06-21

Ethics watchdog finds Ottawa MP Anita Vandenbeld guilty of conflict-of-interest violations An Ottawa member of Parliament violated conflict-of-interest rules when she asked voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last year, says Canada's ethics watchdog....
21:52 2019-07-10

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.7 million to a Trump super PAC....
23:39 2019-05-21

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to "serious overcrowding" and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General. ...
03:39 2019-07-03

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to do is consider the five garbage bags where he dumped their bodies in rural Alabama nine days after killing them, a prosecutor said Thursday. But a la...
21:26 2019-06-13

Charles Leclerc escapes penalty for Monaco GP practice VSC offence Charles Leclerc has been reprimanded by Formula 1 stewards for failing to obey the correct protocols during a Virtual Safety Car period in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix...
16:39 2019-05-25

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bodies, as tensions rise with Washington over Tehran’s nuclear program....
21:52 2019-07-02

CPUC to consider penalty on Sempra's SoCalGas unit for 2015 leak The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said on Thursday it has opened an investigation to consider penalties against SoCalGas, a unit of Sempra Energy, for a massive, four-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015....
07:13 2019-06-28

Morocco: Death penalty sought over Nordic hikers’ killings SALE, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan prosecutor is seeking death sentences for three men accused of killing two European women hikers in what authorities describe as a terrorist attack in the scenic Atlas Mountains region. In closing arguments Thursday, prosecutor Khalid El Kerdoudi told the jury: “...
01:52 2019-06-28

Video: Should Vettel's Canadian GP penalty prompt F1 rule change? A deserved sanction or a stolen victory? Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's penalty in the Canadian Grand Prix, which handed Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes another Formula 1 victory, has divided opinion...
19:52 2019-06-10

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Tim Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

Colombian soccer player threatened after missed Copa penalty Colombia national soccer team player William Tesillo told local media that he has been threatened via social media after his missed penalty kick in a Copa American shoot-out with Chile last week cost Colombia the chance to remain in the tournament....
01:26 2019-07-02

England rally around Steph Houghton after World Cup penalty heartbreak Lucy Bronze has praised Steph Houghton's bravery and says nobody should hold the England captain responsible for their World Cup semi-final defeat by the USA....
16:13 2019-07-03

Morocco seeks death penalty for jihadists who murdered backpackers Moroccan prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for three suspected ISIS jihadists who admitted to butchering two female Scandinavian backpackers after they refused to join the extremist group, according to a new report. Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, from No...
21:26 2019-06-28

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by the stewards, a decision that confirms Lewis Hamilton’s victory at Circuit...
19:52 2019-06-21

Wheels24.co.za | Ferrari request to review Vettel penalty rejected Valtteri Bottas topped the times in second free practice at the French GP, as Ferrari's review of Sebastian Vettel's penalty in Montreal was rejected....
18:39 2019-06-21

France says it opposes death penalty as four French sentenced in Iraq France opposes the death penalty in principle but accepts Iraqi sovereignty, its foreign ministry said on Monday, as a fourth French citizen was sentenced to death in Iraq for being part of the Islamic State militant group....
16:13 2019-05-27