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Pushback: Trump’s July Fourth critics spending 3-times more on Capitol concerts

Congressional Democrats claiming that President Trump “illegally” diverted $2.4 million for the acclaimed July Fourth “Salute to America” have helped to set aside three times as much for holiday conce...

Pushback: Trump’s July Fourth critics spending 3-times more on Capitol concerts

Source: washingtonexaminer.com

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth Revelers are flocking to New York’s East River, the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington and Boston’s Esplanade for fireworks shows and concerts to celebrate America’s Independence Day...
03:52 2019-07-05

Fourth of July concert on Capitol lawn An annual Fourth of July concert was held on the U.S. Capitol lawn, with numerous performers and the National Symphony Orchestra performing Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture as fireworks began at dusk near the Washington Monument. (July 5)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Carole King, Keala Settle to perform at 'Capitol Fourth' show in D.C. Carole King, Vanessa Carlton, Keala Settle, Lindsey Stirling and Vanessa Williams are confirmed as performers for Thursday night's "A Capitol Fourth" show in Washington, D.C....
19:39 2019-07-04

Defying critics, Trump promises a July 4th to remember President Donald Trump promised "one of the biggest celebrations" in U.S. history on Thursday ahead of his July Fourth Independence Day speech, joined by tanks and jet flyovers that critics said would politicize a popular national holiday....
23:13 2019-07-04

Defying critics, Trump salutes military in pomp-filled July 4 celebration With U.S. fighter jets flying overhead, President Donald Trump praised the military and reveled in a show of pomp and patriotism on Thursday in a celebration of Independence Day that critics accused him of turning into a political event....
04:26 2019-07-05

Happy Fourth of July! Happy Fourth of July! Celebrate with an American car, made in America for the American market: the Acura TL. This third-generation in particular is a car this country can be proud of....
14:13 2019-07-04

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? Editor’s Note: In 1852, the Rochester Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Association invited abolitionist, activist and statesman Frederick Douglass to speak at their July Fourth Independence Day Celebration in Rochester, N.Y....
18:13 2019-07-04

It Was the Fourth of July in Iceland The Icelandic Drift Championship ran on the Fourth of July back in 2015 and one very appropriate car rolled up to the line: a 1994 super-aero Pontiac Firebird. It ripped....
05:13 2019-07-05

Your guide to the best TV on the Fourth of July The Fourth of July presents a multitude of programming choices, whether it’s the new season of a continuing series, feature films, live sporting events or a beautifully photographed nature series. Here’s a guide to some small-screen treats. “Stranger Things” Netflix Season 2 ended with Eleven (Milli...
03:00 2019-07-04

Byron York says Trump's July 4th 'Salute' exposed contrast between event, critics' predictions President Trump exposed the contrast between pundits' negative predictions about his "Salute to America" event and how the speech played out, according to Byron York....
00:52 2019-07-06

July fourth phone dangers (NBC News) Fourth of July is the most dangerous time for your smartphone, with drowned phones being the most common complaint. According to gadget insurance company Asurion, this holiday weekend will bring a spike in claims for cracked screens, lost phones and a 250 percent increase in water damage ...
23:52 2019-07-03

America celebrates the Fourth of July The Fourth of July is the annual US celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from Britain.        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

This popular DNA kit is on sale for the Fourth of July If you're curious to find out more about your heritage, Ancestry can help, and right now, their DNA test kits are on sale for the Fourth of July.       ...
08:00 2019-07-03

These Fourth of July mattress deals are the best you can get Reviewed and Sleepopolis are bringing you the best Fourth of July mattress deals from top brands like Nectar, Casper, Purple, Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, and more.       ...
05:52 2019-06-30

New citizens to be sworn in on Fourth of July TUCSON – Just in time for the Independence Day, a judge will swear in 20 new citizens in Tucson. The ceremony will take place Thursday, July 4th at Saguaro National Park. Judge Bruce Macdonald will take the oath from people of countries like Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Eritrea, Ghana, Hungary...
09:00 2019-07-04

The best Fourth of July sales you can shop right now Fourth of July deals are here and you can save on mattresses, appliances, and so much more this Independence Day.       ...
22:39 2019-06-28

In photos: July Fourth 2019 in Washington, D.C. Military equipment and protests fill Washington, D.C., as the U.S. capital prepares for Independence Day. President Donald Trump plans a "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial, with a speech from him, two fireworks displays and several military flyovers on July Fourth....
04:52 2019-07-04

How the trade war with China could ruin your Fourth of July President Donald Trump's trade war with China may raise fireworks prices, hitting Fourth of July displays, jobs and businesses next Independence Day.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

Cities with the biggest Fourth of July celebrations Still making Fourth of July plans? 24/7 Tempo has reviewed some of the largest Independence Day events in the United States.       ...
17:13 2019-07-02

Heat to dominate much of U.S. ahead of Fourth of July With the exception of the northeastern and northwestern corners, much of the United States can expect hot and summery conditions during the weekend prior to the Fourth of July....
18:52 2019-06-27

Hot, humid forecast expected for Fourth of July It’ll be red, white and ‘ew’ this Fourth of July, with heat and humidity expected to drench revelers in sweat. But at least they won’t have to worry about rain, meteorologists said Tuesday. Daytime partiers should be prepared for temperatures in the high 80s, that’ll fe...
00:39 2019-07-03

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Sizing up the MLB standings at Fourth of July checkpoint With the All-Star break fast approaching, it's a perfect time to dive into how baseball's races stack up and who has surprised (and disappointed) us most so far....
19:26 2019-07-04

The NYPD confiscated a ton of fireworks this Fourth of July It was a blowout Fourth of July for the NYPD. New York’s Finest confiscated huge hauls of illegal fireworks across the city — with precincts taking to Twitter Friday morning to show off their collections. Police made 116 fireworks seizures, 99 fireworks-related arrests and issued 165 summonses...
01:13 2019-07-06

Dealing with PTSD during Fourth of July celebrations TUCSON – With the Fourth of July already here, some people who live with post traumatic stress disorder might be affected by the intensity of explosions, lights, and sometimes even the smell of fire works. Diane Ryan with Sonora Behavioral Health said knowing the times of firework shows allows...
09:00 2019-07-04

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
15:52 2019-06-30

How to keep your pets safe during Fourth of July fireworks Fourth of July and all the festivities that come along with it may be fun for most of us, but all those fireworks aren’t exciting for every member of the family. I’m talking about your pets. “If you think about it it’s amazing we’re not more terrified than we are,” CanineJou...
19:13 2019-07-04

Fourth of July Forecast: Dry and hot conditions persist TUCSON – High pressure shifted to the southwest, and this is importing dry air into our region. This is why we are going to have dry conditions this afternoon and evening. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 103 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degr...
19:13 2019-07-04

Here's when NOT to hit the road for a Fourth of July trip Planning on vacationing somewhere for the long Fourth of July weekend? Here's when traffic will be the absolute worst.       ...
18:26 2019-07-01

All-American movies to stream over the Fourth of July Sure, you've locked your barbeque plans and you've picked out the best spot to watch fireworks, but somewhere during the Fourth of July weekend you're probably going to indulge in that most American of traditions, watching a movie or two....
00:13 2019-07-04

Fourth of July barbecues will come cheap despite trade wars Despite the fireworks in Washington over President Trump’s tariff wars, Fourth of July barbecues are expected to come relatively cheap this year. Americans can stock up on staples like hot dogs, cheese, beer and Roman candles without breaking the bank, experts say, as tariffs on such goods have most...
22:39 2019-07-03

This Fourth of July, Trump will star in a movie of his own making We will view the president’s remake of Gladiator, the Oscar-winning tale of a debauched and self-venerating Roman emperorDonald Trump won the presidency but never scored an Emmy for the Apprentice despite 15 seasons and 192 episodes. Come this Independence Day, however, the president will star in a ...
08:26 2019-07-03

This Fourth of July, celebrate the other 1776 revolutions everyone forgets about too On this Fourth of July, we celebrate the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. I re-read it a few days ago, brushing up on the struggle that gave rise to a new kind of nation, one that lovers of the pursuit of happiness still refer to as “exceptional.”...
13:26 2019-07-04

Tanks Already in Washington for Trump’s Fourth of July Event The presence of tanks in the capital suggests that the president has succeeded in turning the city’s Independence Day festivities into a salute to the U.S. military....
03:13 2019-07-03

How much each flyover cost during Trump’s Fourth of July event Largely staying away from politics, President Trump's hourlong "Salute to America" was perhaps most noteworthy for the seven flyovers during the event....
10:13 2019-07-05

Three beef-free burger recipes to try this Fourth of July Lazarus Lynch is passionate about burgers. “[They] just make my soul happy,” the 25-year-old tells The Post. The social-media phenom, known online as Son of a Southern Chef, knows a thing or two about soul. Before becoming the YouTube-famous chef he is today, the two-time “Chopped” winner grew up in...
23:26 2019-07-02

Happy Fourth of July, America. But what actually happened on that day in 1776? We signed the Declaration of Independence, right? Or something like that? Declare your knowledge of the revolutionary-era trivia with this quiz on Fourth of July history....
02:00 2019-06-29

Miir's Excellent Drinkware Is 30% Off For the Fourth of July, Just For Our Readers From growlers and howlers to tumblers and camp cups, Miir makes some of our favorite drinkware around, whether you’re hauling it into the backcountry, or sipping from it at home....
00:00 2019-06-28

This Fourth of July, Americans will shell out $1 billion on beer If spending is any guide, this country's patriotic spirit is alive and well, with Americans coughing up nearly $7 billion on food for the grill this July 4....
15:13 2019-07-02

Fourth of July holiday closures across southern Arizona TUCSON – With Independence Day holiday right around the corner, people across southern Arizona are getting ready to celebrate United States’ birthday with fireworks, barbeques and good times. And that includes city employees. The following is a list of city facilities, roads and services...
19:13 2019-07-03

How To Stay Safe While Handling Fireworks This Fourth Of July LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – With the fourth of July holiday right around the corner, many are loading up on fireworks they plan to set off this week. But if you’re not careful, someone could get seriously hurt. At Phantom Fireworks in Frankfort, employees say they are seeing a lot of busin...
04:13 2019-07-01

Plane used as Air Force One will be in DC's Fourth of July celebratory flyover The plane used as Air Force One will fly above the National Mall on the Fourth of July as a part of a military flyover during the day's festivities, which will include a speech from President Donald Trump....
06:39 2019-06-20

Trump Desperately Wants Tanks Rolling Through DC for the Fourth of July President Donald Trump is back from his big trip to North Korea, where he briefly met with Kim Jong Un. One thing those two men have in common? They love them some tanks....
18:00 2019-07-01

Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

Trump to honor US military during Fourth of July address WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July address to the nation will honor America’s armed forces. Federal lawmakers, local officials and others have expressed concern that Trump could mar what traditionally is a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding by d...
17:00 2019-06-19

Trump won’t take ‘no tanks’ for an answer for Fourth of July event "We're going to have some tanks stationed outside," Trump said Monday from the Oval Office, appearing to acknowledge local officials' earlier concerns....
06:26 2019-07-02

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, the Tucson Fire Department says it responded to 36 fires –23 of them were brush fires. Three of the fires were tree fires and 10 were dumpster fires. One person was hurt after a fire broke o...
16:26 2019-07-05

How NYPD is securing the waterfront for Fourth of July fireworks The NYPD is going under the water to protect the skies. As the country’s largest police department prepares for next week’s 43rd annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks show along the East River, its Harbor Unit divers are stepping up searches underwater along the Manhattan waterfront to ...
18:52 2019-06-27

The Kinja Deals Guide to the Best Fourth of July Sales [Updating] While you’re out there gearing up for the arrival of July 4th, we’ll be here, updating this post with all the best Fourth of July sales and deals this nation has to offer....
02:52 2019-06-30

Read to anxious shelter pets during the Fourth of July fireworks TUCSON – The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is hosting their first ever Patriots, Paws and Pages event, where volunteers are able to read to shelter pets at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona on the Fourth of July. HSSA says that the Fourth of July can be a stressful time for pets and ...
02:26 2019-07-02

Serena survives Fourth of July test by Slovenian student For the second time in four days a Wimbledon champion called Williams found herself being whipped by a high school teenager but in the end it was Serena Williams dishing out the punishment as she stormed to a 2-6 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia's Kaja Juvan on Thursday....
22:00 2019-07-04

Serena survives Fourth of July test from Slovenian student For the second time in four days a Wimbledon champion called Williams found herself being whipped by high school teenager but in the end it was Serena Williams dishing out the punishment as she stormed to a 2-6 6-2 6-4 second-round win over Slovenia's Kaja Juvan on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

The best deals you can get during Home Depot's Fourth of July sale Home Depot always has amazing sales for the Fourth of July, and this year you can save on large appliances, furniture, small appliances, and of course tools.       ...
22:26 2019-07-03

PACC expects to take in hundreds of stray animals after Fourth of July TUCSON- After the Fourth of July, the Pima Animal Care Center expects to take in hundreds of lost pets over the next couple of days. Tiffany Mendola said that she found a little dog wondering around Old Father and Ina with no tags. “We were riding our bikes this morning and we saw this little ...
05:00 2019-07-06

You're Not Doing the Fourth of July Right If You're Not Blowing Up the World's Largest Fireworks Tank There’s an overwhelming variety of fireworks to help you celebrate the Fourth of July, including staples like burning schoolhouses, Roman candles, and those tiny tanks that roll around and shoot sparks. Those tanks were apparently a childhood favorite of Peter Sripol, who decided to build, and immed...
01:52 2019-07-05

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California following another quake on the Fourth of July Chad Mayes/AP An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 magnitude hit Southern California Friday evening, just one day after another massive quake (6.4 magnitude) hit the region on the Fourth of July. According to United States Geological Survey, the quake occurred shortly after 8 p.m. loca...
14:13 2019-07-06

Your guide to a meatless, dairy and gluten free Fourth of July It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
13:26 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

What was the weather like on the original Fourth of July? Thomas Jefferson kept records The Fourth of July this year will be hot and rainy in Philadelphia. It was apparently much more pleasant on the “original” Fourth of July.        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Fourth of July celebration to feature flyover by Blue Angels WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department says a Fourth of July celebration featuring President Donald Trump will include a flight demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The “Salute to America” event will honor the nation’s five service branches with music, military demonstrat...
22:39 2019-06-28

CBOE, CBSX AND CFE TRADING SCHEDULE FOR FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY CHICAGO, June 18, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the following trading schedule in observance of the Independence Day holiday(all times are Chicago time): ......
14:13 2019-05-22

Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks light up the Brooklyn Bridge Hordes of spectators came out Thursday to marvel at the 43rd annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show as it illuminated the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time in years. “I wanted to see the fireworks by the Brooklyn Bridge. That’s like the outdoor cathedral of New York,” s...
05:52 2019-07-05

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

Here’s Your New Fourth of July Summer Party Playlist to Keep the Good Vibes Going Fourth of July means it’s the height of summer, and it’s weekends of pool parties or backyard hangs. Much of the U.S. will spend this weekend out at a barbecue of some kind, and will need the kind of summery jams that keep the good vibes going. While there are plenty of tried-and-tested ...
01:39 2019-07-03

Trump's Fourth of July Extravaganza Sounds Absolutely Demented President Donald Trump’s plans for his July 4 celebration on the National Mall are sounding more extravagant and unreasonable by the day. On Monday, the Washington Post reported Trump was again demanding military tanks roll through the streets of DC despite officials warning of the risk for the city...
19:52 2019-07-02

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
19:26 2019-07-02

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion for this year's Fourth of July The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the 4th of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.       ...
17:26 2019-07-02

President Trump Says Tanks Will Be Part of July Fourth in Washington WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he’s headlining July 4 in Washington — and an Associated Press photographer saw at...
11:26 2019-07-02

Tanks in Washington ahead of Trump's Fourth of July pageant Battle tanks were seen on a train in Washington on Tuesday ahead of a July Fourth celebration highlighting U.S. military might that Democrats say President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election campaign rally....
06:39 2019-07-03

Best Fourth of July Sales 2019: Wayfair, Urban Outfitters & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
07:26 2019-07-03

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
06:13 2019-07-11

Donald Trump: Immigration raids could start Fourth of July President Donald Trump said his postponed immigration raids in 10 major cities could start on Independence Day unless "something pretty miraculous" happens in Congress on immigration reform....
08:52 2019-06-30

The best deals still going on at Home Depot's Fourth of July sale Home Depot always has amazing sales for the Fourth of July, and this year you can save on large appliances, furniture, small appliances, and of course tools.       ...
16:52 2019-07-05

July Fourth food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?       ...
23:00 2019-06-17

Costco is closed for Fourth of July, but here are the stores and restaurants staying open Costco is closed for Independence Day but most major retailers and restaurant chains are open for Thursday's holiday. Some will have specials, too.       ...
17:26 2019-07-02

Trump to preside over Fourth of July celebrations with military show despite criticism Democrats charge the president with staging a campaign rally, as White House says remarks would not be political in natureDonald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a modest show of military might that critics say is politi...
15:13 2019-07-04

An Explosion in Philadelphia Could Make Your Fourth of July Road Trip a Lot More Expensive A fire at the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast sent gasoline prices soaring, threatening to raise pump prices from Delaware to Maine just as American drivers get set to head off on vacation. Futures jumped 3.9%, the most in more than three months after an explosion and fire Friday at the Phil...
19:52 2019-06-27

Trump's Fourth of July celebration helped bankrupt DC security fund In a letter to the president, the city’s mayor said the fund is running a $6m deficit for the fiscal yearDonald Trump’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July event in Washington and subsequent protests cost the District of Columbia’s security fund $1.7m, a sum that has contributed to the bankruptcy of ...
05:39 2019-07-11

Trump plans tanks and flyovers at Fourth of July celebration in Washington President Donald Trump said on Monday that he plans to display battle tanks on Washington's National Mall as part of a pumped-up Fourth of July celebration that will also feature flyovers by fighter jets and other displays of military prowess....
01:26 2019-07-02

Bald eagle released back into the wild in time for the Fourth of July Bald Eagle being released back into the wild. PHOENIX – Just a few days before the Fourth of July, The Arizona Game and Fish Department and Liberty Wildlife released a bald eagle back into the wild. The 3-year-old bird was found back in February at a Queen Creek dairy with a broken femur. Acco...
09:39 2019-07-03

The President’s Personal Fourth of July Party Has Bankrupted D.C.’s Security Fund Remember just a few weeks ago when the president planned a “my dicktatorship is bigger than yours” July Fourth event in which he wanted tanks and jets and sparklers and shit?...
06:26 2019-07-11

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionary War in the 1770s. During his hour-long speech at...
14:39 2019-07-05

Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant With US military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a......
14:00 2019-07-04

Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least $1.2 million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of U.S. Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washington, cost the military at least $1.2 million....
00:39 2019-07-10

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
00:39 2019-06-06

Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
10:13 2019-07-05

Vegan, gluten-free options grow for Fourth of July barbecues It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
20:39 2019-07-01

Dozens of protestors arrested for blocking Philadelphia Fourth of July parade Protestors participating in a demonstration against ICE were arrested for blocking Philadelphia's Fourth of July parade.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Inside the effort to build suspense — and crowds — for Trump’s Fourth of July White House aides have been focused on trying to avoid a situation like January 2017, when the new president was enraged that his inaugural audience was notably smaller than Barack Obama’s in 2008....
01:39 2019-07-04

White House gives tickets to Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza to GOP donors In a show of military strength, tanks and a flyover of fighter jets will be part of an event that traditionally had been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding....
21:52 2019-07-02

President Trump Has Planned a Controversial Fourth of July ‘Salute to America.’ Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump will deliver a presidential address at a controversial “Salute to America” celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on the Fourth of July featuring heavy military equipment and heads of major military branches. The event, which will be added on to t...
21:26 2019-07-02

Declare Independence From High Prices With REI's 4,000+ Item Fourth of July Sale Fourth of July is still a few weeks away, but REI is already popping the sale fireworks with discounts on all of your favorite outdoor gear....
20:26 2019-06-21

John Stamos says Fourth of July is a time to ‘reflect’ about 'the importance of being an American' In a recent interview with Fox News, the "Fuller House" star and musician dished on his upcoming hosting gig at the annual "A Capitol Fourth" concert special for PBS, a job he'll tackle for the third consecutive year....
13:39 2019-07-04

‘Stranger Things’ cast share their favorite Fourth of July traditions As Season 3 of Netflix’s wildly popular streaming series “Stranger Things” gears up for its July 4 release, many of the sci-fi thriller’s cast members share the traditions they look forward to the most on the country's Independence Day....
16:26 2019-07-04

President Trump Stays Mostly On-Script and off Politics at Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump celebrated “the greatest political journey in human history” Thursday in a Fourth of July commemoration before a soggy, cheering crowd of spectators, many of them invited, on the grounds of the Lincoln Memorial. Supporters welcomed his tribute ...
14:39 2019-07-05

Trump Praises Military In Fourth Of July Speech As Tanks, Jets Assemble It was a setting tailor-made for President Donald Trump to launch into a partisan address, with a VIP crowd in front of him that included Republican donors and a display of military armor and aircraft......
03:26 2019-07-05

61-year-old Georgia man killed and grandson injured in Fourth of July train accident A 61-year-old man is dead and a young boy injured after a freight train crashed into the car Thrursday afternoon at a railroad crossing in Georgia—dragging it for a half mile, police say....
01:00 2019-07-06

Fourth of July horror as dozens injured fleeing from ‘shooting and stabbing’ rampage CHAOS has erupted in Chicago after a horror “shooting and stabbing” rampage left dozens injured while fleeing in terror at the city’s Fourth of July celebrations....
12:00 2019-07-05

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patriotic celebration of the military....
00:52 2019-07-05

Fire Up The Grill and Save 20% On Our Favorite Wireless Smoking Probe For the Fourth of July Whether you’re a seasoned backyard pit master, or this will be your first summer as a Smokeboy, ThermoWorks’ Smoke is our favorite tool for monitoring the temperature of both your smoker and the delicious meat inside....
02:26 2019-06-23

‘What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?’: The History of Frederick Douglass’ Searing Independence Day Oration After the Independence Day military parade in the nation’s capital on Thursday, President Donald Trump will give a speech at the Lincoln Memorial, the most recognizable memorial to his predecessor’s leadership during the Civil War and the abolition of slavery. And yet, alternative Fourth...
18:52 2019-07-03

Save On Weber's Essential Chimney Starter, Just In Time For Your Fourth of July Barbecue A chimney starter is the fastest way to get your charcoal hot enough to grill with, and Weber’s top-selling model is on sale for $17 right now, just in time for your Fourth of July barbecue....
22:52 2019-06-20

Florida inmates spend Fourth of July comforting shelter dogs from fireworks Dogs at a Florida shelter won’t have to endure Fourth of July fireworks all alone. The animals — known to be frightened during one of America’s favorite pastimes — will be comforted by Brevard County inmates on Thursday. The sheriff’s office said “a number of citizens” ...
22:52 2019-07-03

These stores and restaurants are open Fourth of July 2019: Walmart, Aldi, Hooters and more The majority of malls, stores and restaurants are open for the Fourth of July 2019. Here's a look at some of the major chains open Thursday.       ...
21:26 2019-07-02

All the best Fourth of July sales to shop during the holiday weekend — on mattresses, furniture, clothes, and more Old Navy While most of us celebrate Independence Day on July 4 with fireworks and barbecues, retailers are celebrating with big sales. We rounded up all the best sales happening now. From clothes to tech, you'll find the best deals below — and we'll keep updating the list as we find out more ...
23:39 2019-07-03

Fireworks recalled days before Fourth of July holiday. Here's how to stay safe Thousands of fireworks were recalled ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. Find out what brands are affected and how to stay safe.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for July Fourth Holiday CHICAGO – June 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the following trading schedule for the company’s options, futures, equities and FX trading venues in observance of the July Fourth holiday....
16:00 2019-05-21

Kendall Jenner Reunites With Ex Ben Simmons at Star-Studded Fourth of July Yacht Party Kendall Jenner is moving on after her split from Ben Simmons. On Fourth of July, the model spent some quality time with her rumored love interest Kyle Kuzma aboard a luxurious looking......
06:13 2019-07-06

Tanks arrive in DC as Trump confirms July Fourth celebration will feature military display President Trump’s dream of a celebration showing off America's military capabilities will become a reality on Thursday, as the president confirmed tanks will play a role in Washington, D.C.’s Fourth of July celebration -- and the vehicles were seen being hauled in on a freight train. ...
15:26 2019-07-02

YouTube software engineer injures 8 in drug-induced Fourth of July rampage, police say Betai Koffi's alleged drug-induced rampage in Bodega Bay brought a violent end to eight people's Fourth of July, authorities in California said.        ...
05:39 2019-07-08

Thunderstorms, searing heat or clear skies? Here's your Fourth of July weather forecast "Is that thunder... or fireworks?" For folks in the Midwest and East, that might not be an easy question to answer on July 4.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Donald Trump Flys Off the Handle in July Fourth Speech, Talmbout Airports During Revolutionary War Donald Trump’s decision to insert himself in Independence Day celebrations in the nation’s capital resulted in a tale of two Fourths — and an erroneous, anachronistic reference to airports being present during the time of the Revolutionary War....
20:26 2019-07-05

Planes, Tanks, & Space Force: Scenes From Trump's Soggy Fourth of July Extravaganza Donald Trump was super excited for his Fourth of July Tanks, Planes, and Big Guns Spectacular—so much so that he reallocated $2.5 million from the Parks Service so he could afford to flex full-stop. But even taxpayer dollars and big Republican donors can’t change the weather, and the event ended up ...
21:26 2019-07-05

Cruz adds ‘context’ after Kaepernick quotes from Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth of July’ speech Sen. Ted Cruz responded Thursday night after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a passage earlier on the Fourth of July from a famous speech by Civil War-era abolitionist Frederick Douglass....
11:39 2019-07-05

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Bella Thorne and Other Stars Celebrate Fourth of July 2019 Jersey Shore stars Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Deena Cortese took to Instagram on Thursday, the 2019 Fourth of July holiday, to share new pics of their babies. Snooki posted sweet......
07:00 2019-07-05

Joey Chestnut wins his 12th Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Thursday to claim his 12th title in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.       ...
20:52 2019-07-04

Look: Jennifer Lopez, Hoda Kotb, Jessica Biel spend Fourth of July with family Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, Hoda Kotb and Joel Schifferman, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, and other stars celebrated Fourth of July with their children....
18:00 2019-07-05

Happy Fourth of July AKA Post Malone's Birthday! Celebrate the Rapper With His Best Music Videos Ever Happy birthday, Posty! Post Malone is now 24 years old and that means it's time to party...Posty style. So, grab some Bud Light and put on your favorite Crocs as you listen to all of......
18:26 2019-07-04

Proud to be an American? Gallup poll hits historic low of 45% ahead of Fourth of July holiday The highest readings on record, of 69% and 79%, occurred between 2002 and 2004, according to Gallup.        ...
08:13 2019-07-03

Cary Elwes invites you to his Fourth Of July carnival in cryptic new Stranger Things teaser Stranger Things’ previous trailers haven’t offered us much on Cary Elwes’ Mayor Kline, but one thing’s for sure: the man loves fireworks. That much is clear in the latest teaser for Netflix’s sci-fi throwback, which highlights the Hawkins Fourth Of July carnival, which Kline himself is happy to toss...
00:39 2019-06-28

Google Doodle Scores a Home Run With Its Instantly Addictive Fourth of July Baseball Game Just in time for the country’s 243rd birthday on Thursday, Google Doodle has rolled out a slightly addictive interactive animation that captures some quintessential American interests: baseball, food, and some good old-fashioned competition. While previous Fourth of July-themed Google Doodles ...
17:39 2019-07-03

Justin Bieber Celebrates Fourth of July With Scooter Braun, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Is it too late now to ask for an invite? While celebrating the Fourth of July this week, many celebrities headed to Southern California beaches for fireworks, BBQs and much......
23:39 2019-07-05

DC Mayor Says Trump's Self-Serving Fourth of July Bash Bankrupted the City's Anti-Terrorism Fund President Donald Trump’s recent Fourth of July extravaganza had everything: unnecessary tanks, big loud airplanes, proud boys, and a price-tag so hefty, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says it helped bankrupt her city’s special fund dedicated to fighting terrorism and keeping its citizens safe....
23:00 2019-07-10

Mayor: Trump’s Fourth of July celebration bankrupted Washington’s security, anti-terror fund WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump’s military-style July Fourth parade drained a special Washington, D.C., city fund designed to help pay for extra security and anti-terrorism measures during large events in the nation’s capital, the mayor said in a letter to the ...
08:52 2019-07-12

Nike says Betsy Ross-themed Fourth of July sneaker was pulled over 'concerns that it could unintentionally offend' Nike said the company made the decision to halt the release of a U.S.A.-themed sneaker, which featured a Betsy Ross flag on the heel, “based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend” people....
03:52 2019-07-03

Pete Davidson spends Fourth of July with Judd Apatow, 'Avengers' star Chris Evans “SNL” star Pete Davidson held a star-studded Fourth of July bash at his mom’s Staten Island home — where he’s been living after his breakup with Ariana Grande....
17:26 2019-07-07

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The company slat...
05:00 2019-07-03

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spending bordered on anything close to profligacy, wi...
02:39 2019-07-12

Your guide to a meatless, dairy-free and gluten-free Fourth of July barbecue It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
15:26 2019-06-28

PK Subban's Fourth of July message is even crazier than last year's Devils defenseman PK Subban, who last year wore a bathing suit that matched Lindsey Vonn's, wears red, white and blue bikini for this July 4 message.       ...
04:26 2019-07-05

'They think they're going to die': How to keep dogs safe and calm during Fourth of July celebrations Dogs are generally not fond of loud Fourth of July celebrations. Here are some tips for keeping them calm and safe amid the fireworks.        ...
14:26 2019-07-02

The best concerts of summer 2019 Blood Orange The prolific polymath Dev Hynes opens for onetime collaborator Florence + the Machine. At Merriweather Post Pavilion. Jamila Woods The Chicago R&B singer seamlessly blends biting pol......
00:39 2019-06-01

Lyft wants to be your ride to and from concerts Lyft is hitting the music festival circuit this summer. The ridesharing company announced today a partnership with entertainment giant AEG to be the exclusive rideshare, bike and scooter partner a number of major music events. Lyft will be on hand at......
23:26 2019-06-27

The best classical concerts of summer 2019 Lynn Lane/ Houston Grand Opera The Houston Grand Opera performs “The Barber of Seville” in 2018. Wolf Trap Opera will use the sets and costumes from the Houston Grand Opera for their performance of......
00:39 2019-06-01

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls....
23:52 2019-05-22

Glenn Greenwald has faced pushback for his reporting before. But not like this. The polarizing U.S. journalist, known for his role in the Snowden case, has turned his focus on a popular official in Brazil — and drawn death threats....
12:13 2019-07-13

GM Faces Pushback on US Self-Driving Vehicle Plan GM faces pushback over its request that US regulators waive some safety standards to make it possible to deploy a fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels, other human controls....
15:39 2019-05-23

Amsterdam Holocaust memorial to go ahead despite pushback from residents A Holocaust memorial is set to be built in Amsterdam after a court dismissed complaints from local residents. Locals had argued that the monument is too big for the space and that too many trees would have to be removed....
16:26 2019-07-10

Alexis Ohanian Wants to Become Skilled at Doing His Daughter's Hair. So Why Did He Get Pushback? He may not have been the man we’d expected Serena Williams to end up with (following beaus Common and Drake), but Alexis Ohanian has turned out to be quite the devoted husband and dad. In addition to his own work as a venture capitalist and part-time curator of family-themed social media, Ohanian ac...
01:52 2019-05-29

The WHO makes ‘gaming disorder’ official despite industry pushback The World Health Organization (WHO) over the weekend finalized the eleventh revision of its International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11), which now includes “gaming disorder” and “hazardous gaming” as part of its list of behavioral disorders. Naturally, t...
01:13 2019-05-29

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
01:00 2019-05-29

The Best Gear For Summer Outdoor Concerts and Movie Screenings One of the lowkey best summer activities is spending an evening in the park listening to a concert, watching a public movie screening, or just relaxing and having a dinner picnic. As long as the weather’s nice, there’s no way to truly screw any of those things up, but we found a few products that sh...
01:52 2019-06-11

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
21:26 2019-05-22

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

Cory Booker’s 2020 Campaign Gets a Jolt From His Pushback Against Joe Biden WASHINGTON (AP) — Cory Booker’s supporters have spent months waiting for a moment when the charismatic senator could break through a crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates. That opening came when Joe Biden clumsily talked about segregationists, prompting Booker to push back ...
08:00 2019-06-21

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there. Piping plovers usually only visit Sandy Hook but this year, unusually, they’ve decided to build more than 20 nests. Sandy Hook Foundation made the anno...
23:39 2019-06-13

Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay Blasts AOC for ‘Using the Race Card’ in Her Pushback Against Pelosi Veteran African-American Democrats in the House are taking freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task over how she’s come for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and comments AOC’s chief of staff made comparing moderate Democratic caucuses to Southern pro-segregationist Democrats of old....
07:13 2019-07-12

Jessica Biel Weighs In on Vaccine Fight, Drawing Fierce Pushback The entry of Ms. Biel, the Hollywood actress, into the conversation broadened the scope of the national debate, but also provoked a furious response....
23:39 2019-06-13

Trump doubles down on expected ICE raid amid pushback from local Dem politicians President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported -- even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation....
20:26 2019-06-22

Wounded warrior hosts rock concerts, helps veterans get gym memberships TUCSON – One wounded warrior in Tucson was able to heal from his injuries through physical fitness. Now he wants to help other injured soldiers do the same. Billy Stokes says if it was not for physical fitness, he would be a different person. Stokes joined the army at a young age. Billy Stokes...
18:39 2019-06-12

Young people are registering to vote at concerts in record-breaking numbers Grande partnered with non-profit voter registration group HeadCount in March, telling fans to "use your voice and get your 'thank u, next gen' sticker." Her message appears to be getting through....
22:01 2019-07-01

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
11:00 2019-07-15

AUGUST IS MOST ACTIVE TRADING MONTH OF YEAR AT CFE; Average Daily Volume Rose 23% From July, 16% Above Year-Ago, Fourth Consecutive Month-Over-Month Volume Gain Chicago, September 1, 2009 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in August totaled 92.9 million contracts, marking the Exchange's most active August ever. In August 2008, total CBOE volume was 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume during August averaged 4....
13:26 2019-05-22

Chick-fil-A's Miami airport location gets pushback from city leader over anti-LGBTQ stance A Miami city leader wants to stop Chick-fil-A from opening at the city's airport due to the company's financial support of anti-LGBTQ causes.        ...
23:00 2019-05-22

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and May hold joint press conference after talks – live ...
02:26 2019-06-05

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
12:39 2019-07-09

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to be hosting the Trumps on a family holiday, are watc...
19:39 2019-06-04

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
22:26 2019-07-12

The Latest: Trumps and emperor, empress, exchange gifts TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. The Trumps and Japan’s new emperor and empress have exchanged photos and other gifts. Emperor Naruhito presented President Donald Trump with a traditional Japanese pottery and porcelain b...
08:13 2019-05-27

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One Jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. in a custom red leather White House je...
15:13 2019-06-04

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
22:39 2019-05-31

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. Sex And The City’s worst episodes were when Carrie ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Dogs 'think they're going to die' on the Fourth of July. We can help them, and here's how Dogs are generally not fond of loud Fourth of July celebrations. Here are some tips for keeping them calm and safe amid the fireworks.        ...
04:00 2019-07-03

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
03:39 2019-06-22

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
04:01 2019-07-08

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
09:01 2019-06-04

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
15:39 2019-06-03

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
02:00 2019-05-24

Former US Sen. Cochran’s funeral set for Mississippi Capitol JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A funeral will be held next week in the Mississippi Capitol for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, a Republican who represented the state for 45 years. Cochran died Thursday at a veterans’ nursing home in Oxford, Mississippi. He was 81. Coleman Funeral Home sa...
18:13 2019-05-31

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the two SNL alums met up for some old school sketch a...
13:26 2019-05-25

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:13 2019-06-06

Kawhi Leonard-Kevin Durant dream easily trumps Knicks’ risk And this, of course, is why the NBA is so much fun. Specifically, this is how the NBA can be every bit as interesting, and every bit as intriguing, when there are no games being played as some of the other sports are when they’re in-season, when there’s a full slate. Every rational instinct, every.....
01:52 2019-06-30

CBOE JULY 2009 VOLUME AVERAGES 4.3 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY; JULY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM JUNE 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD JULY 2008 Chicago, August 3, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume for July 2009 averaged 4.3 million contracts per day, a decline of 25 percent from 5.7 million contracts average daily volume (ADV) during July 2008, the most active July and third-highest volume m...
13:26 2019-05-22

Mississippi Capitol hosts funeral of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Flags in Mississippi are flying at half-staff to honor a Republican former U.S. senator who brought billions of dollars to the state. The first of two funeral services for Thad Cochran is taking place Monday at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson. The second is on Tuesday at a c...
13:26 2019-06-03

Takeaways From Fed Chief's Two Days on Capitol Hill Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell completed two days of testimony on Capitol Hill this week. Here are five things learned from his exchanges with lawmakers....
16:26 2019-07-12

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
20:39 2019-06-03

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
10:39 2019-06-07

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
10:39 2019-05-27

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
23:52 2019-06-03

Rapinoe, USWNT accept Capitol Hill invite US women’s soccer all-star Megan Rapinoe confirmed on Tuesday that she’s accepted an invitation for her World Cup-winning team to visit Congress. Rapinoe shared the news on CNN, saying the invites came from a number elected officials, including Democrats Chuck Schumer, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ...
04:52 2019-07-10

Protest at Oregon Capitol as climate bill stalls Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse in Oregon to show support for Republican Senators who walked out to block a climate change bill. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Nancy Pelosi invites USWNT to Capitol following World Cup win House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited the US women’s national soccer team to the Capitol following its World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday. T​he California Democrat praised the team for its “strength, unity & patriotism.”​ “By popular, bipartisan demand” with Rep....
18:39 2019-07-08

Big Tech executives due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
06:52 2019-07-10

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
20:26 2019-06-22

Megan Rapinoe accepts AOC’s invitation to tour Capitol Hill The US women’s soccer team will be visiting Washington, DC, after all — but not for a trip to the White House. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) inserted herself into the feud between team captain Megan Rapinoe and President Trump, inviting the squad to the US Capitol. “It may not be the White Ho...
17:52 2019-06-29

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-ton vehicles have long been a favorite of legislators on Capitol Hill....
06:00 2019-07-04

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

Rosa Parks, Helen Keller to get statues at Alabama Capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Rosa Parks and Helen Keller are soon to have statues on the grounds of the Alabama State Capitol. Gov. Kay Ivey signed legislation Wednesday creating a Women’s Tribute Statue Commission to fund, commission and place the statues on the Capitol grounds. Parks was arrested...
21:13 2019-05-29

Trump Jr. on Capitol Hill for closed-door Senate interview Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, arrives to meet privately with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Washington, Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. told reporters he has “nothing to correct”...
16:52 2019-06-12

Tech executives head to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing Executives from tech giants Apple Inc , Amazon.com Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google go before the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel Tuesday to discuss competition in online markets....
12:39 2019-07-16

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senators in Oregon are expected to return and vote on a slate of pending legislation....
01:26 2019-06-29

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
08:26 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-Big Tech execs due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
03:00 2019-07-10

Oregon Capitol building closed as precaution amid partisan dispute Oregon's State Capitol building was shut down on Saturday as a safety precaution, police said, in the wake of a bitter partisan divide that had Republican lawmakers walked out to block a vote on a bill to reduce climate change-causing gases....
00:39 2019-06-23

Big tech executives headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc , Apple Inc , Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
01:52 2019-07-10

Megan Rapinoe Accepts Sen. Schumer’s Invitation to the Capitol to Celebrate World Cup Win WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invitation for the U.S. women’s soccer team to celebrate its World Cup victory with a visit to Congress. The New York senator said Tuesday he looks forward to scheduling a time when “these inspir...
03:13 2019-07-10

Capitol Police officer arrested in Manhattan for brutal attack on his wife A US Capitol Police officer was arrested in a Lower Manhattan hotel Saturday for allegedly beating and choking his wife in front of their teenage son, police sources said Monday. Staff at the AC Hotel New York Downtown called the NYPD around 10 p.m. to report two people fighting. When they arrived a...
07:39 2019-07-16

Truckers, loggers circle Oregon Capitol amid climate fight SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A parade of trucks and tractors circled the Oregon Capitol in support of Republican lawmakers whose walkout has stretched into an eighth day. Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse as Oregon’s eleven GOP senators block a vote on legislation to lower climate-ch...
20:13 2019-06-27

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
02:13 2019-06-29

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
23:26 2019-07-09

GOP senators set to return to Oregon Capitol after prolonged walkout over cap-and-trade bill Oregon's 11 Republican senators are ending a walkout protest over climate legislation that lasted more than a week and garnered national attention.        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental health....
11:13 2019-06-05

'We Write the Songs’ event brings music legends — and tears — to Capitol Hill The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has spent the last 11 years advocating for songwriters with an annual concert aimed at reminding lawmakers of the importance of music....
20:39 2019-05-22

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senators.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Nine of the 12 minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats lacked ...
20:00 2019-06-29

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that same time period has begotten another important political development: there have never been more Mu...
01:26 2019-05-22

AMD schedules Epyc Rome for Q3 2019, Navi GPUs in July, and third-generation Ryzen on July 7 In a pre-show Computex 2019 keynote, AMD announced Epyc Rome was coming in Q3 2019, Navi GPUs in July, and third-generation Ryzen on July 7.Read More...
13:00 2019-05-27

July VIX Futures Trading Volume Rises 64% From July 2011 CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (the VIX® Index) during July 2012 totaled nearly two million contracts, well ahead of July 2011 and down from a record June 2012. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

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17:26 2019-06-05

The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in his native South L.A. as well as other distressed b...
04:13 2019-05-25

With No Argument on Substance, Critics Take Aim at U.S.’s Style Attempts to police the joy the United States has taken in rampaging through the Women’s World Cup only confirm what should be clear: the team is different from everyone else....
19:52 2019-07-06

Lowry brushes aside critics: 'I'm a champion' After posting 26 points and 10 assists in the Raptors' title-clinching win, Kyle Lowry basked in his career-defining moment and said, "The critics will have something else to say, which is fine. But I'm a champion."...
18:39 2019-06-14

Megan Rapinoe To Critics Of USWNT Celebrations: "Wah Wah Wah" The United States Women’s National Team—a squad headed to the World Cup Final this weekend—has spent the duration of the tournament kicking ass and having fun. England—a squad not headed to the World Cup Final—have spent the last week of the tournament wringing their hands over the USWNT’s habit of ...
20:52 2019-07-03

The Penetrating Gaze of One of America’s Most Brilliant Art Critics “Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light,” a new collection by Peter Schjeldahl, includes 100 reviews from the past 30 years, capturing his talent for distilling the essence of an artist’s work in a single line....
19:39 2019-05-24

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acosta, who one critics insisted has "become a commentator" in the Trump era. ...
02:52 2019-06-14

As Myanmar military takes critics to court, some want Suu Kyi to act As Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi arrived at a Yangon court recently to face charges of defaming Myanmar's military in Facebook posts, the ailing filmmaker was greeted by a crowd of activists dressed in blue, the color of prison uniforms....
13:26 2019-06-18

Megan Rapinoe shuts down critics: 'I think I'm extremely American' FRANCK FIFE / Getty Images Megan Rapinoe has been frequently called "un-American" by critics for her political views throughout the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her past protests of the national anthem. She received backlash after she said, "I'm not going to the f------ White House," in an inter...
23:39 2019-07-03

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics....
05:26 2019-05-23

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court...
19:13 2019-07-09

Why Trump’s critics had a royal meltdown over his visit with the Queen Picture a beautiful day, 72 degrees, low humidity, not a cloud in the sky. One guy says to another guy at the bus stop, “Nice day, isn’t it?” The second guy loses his mind. “Nice day? Whaddya mean nice day? You can’t talk to me like that. Help, help, police, I’m being accosted. This guy......
23:26 2019-06-08

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
03:52 2019-07-09

US court rules Trump can’t block critics on Twitter President Donald Trump’s practice of blocking critics on Twitter runs afoul of the First Amendment, a federal appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday. Writing for a three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan, Judge Barrington Parker said that the president’s...
20:39 2019-07-09

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
16:52 2019-06-12

Cannes critics let rip at Kechiche's three-hour twerk fest A three-and-a-half hour largely plotless movie set in a nightclub, featuring girls twerking from every angle and a 13-minute explicit sex scene in the toilet, claimed the dubious honor as the most universally panned film at Cannes on Friday....
14:00 2019-05-24

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
21:39 2019-07-09

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
06:00 2019-07-11

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter....
02:13 2019-07-11

Critics split on whether 'The Lion King' is revolutionary or revolting Reviews for Disney's remake of "The Lion King" are in and critics seem to have split into two camps: ones that found the film to be a solid reimagining of a classic film and those that found realistic talking lions to be soulless and disconcerting....
21:26 2019-07-12

USA aim golf-clap at their celebration critics and show their steel Carli Lloyd celebrated her goals on Sunday like she was on the links. And while her team are scary in attack the quality of their defence is still a mysteryIn a result that surprised no one, the US women’s national team punched past Chile to secure a spot in the knockout round of the Women’s World C...
12:39 2019-06-17

Trump to ‘worst and most vicious critics’: Happy Father’s Day ​President Trump didn’t forget his critics on Father’s Day. “Happy Father’s Day to all, including my worst and most vicious critics, of which there are fewer and fewer,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. “This is a FANTASTIC time to be an American! KEEP AMERICA GREAT!” The...
23:52 2019-06-16

USWNT shuts out Chile, trolls critics in another World Cup win They took down Chile — and the critics. Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. The Americans were criticized after their record-breaking 13-0 rout of...
21:52 2019-06-16

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished writing my novel Putney, about a 13-year-old girl wh...
16:39 2019-07-10

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File When Disney announced Bailey, half of the sister duo Chloe x H...
04:00 2019-07-09

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More The extradition bill has been suspended, but calls for new protests foreshadow more upheaval in Hong Kong and signal that Mrs. Lam’s troubles are not over....
19:39 2019-06-15

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
00:39 2019-06-05

Controversies make it seem that Labour is failing to listen to critics Tuesday saw the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) launch an investigation into Labour's handling of antisemitism allegations. Meanwhile, the party expelled Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications, after he admitted to voting Liberal Democrat in the recent EU elect...
07:13 2019-05-29

Australia captain Kerr bites back at critics Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women's World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy....
07:00 2019-06-14

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
16:00 2019-05-21

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell in May, the first drop in six months, as home building fell for a fifth straight month. The Commerce Department says spending fell 0.8% in May, the first decline since a 1.3% drop in November, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.29...
16:52 2019-07-01

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Federal Reserve. Central banks finance all this and m...
17:13 2019-07-14

Track Your Spending Using a Pen and Paper Budgeting apps are plentiful, but it can take some trial and error to find one you love. And if you’re someone who’s trying to spend less time in front of a screen, sometimes the last thing you want to do is open your budgeting app for a checkup....
21:39 2019-06-12

Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional: U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
19:39 2019-07-09

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
07:00 2019-06-13

'A narcissistic travesty': critics savage Trump's Independence Day jamboree Breaking with tradition, the president has decreed a military parade featuring jets, tanks – and at the centre, himselfWhen Donald Trump holds an Independence Day celebration with fireworks, flyovers and battle tanks at the heart of American democracy on the Fourth of July, critics fear that he will...
08:26 2019-07-03

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
09:39 2019-07-16

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and one calling it "a big swing and a miss"....
17:26 2019-05-21

'Mermaids can be black': Network hits back at Ariel critics A Disney-owned cable network has hit out at the "poor, unfortunate souls" criticising the decision to cast singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid....
13:39 2019-07-09

Trump's Blocking Of Twitter Critics Is Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court US President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
20:52 2019-07-09

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
22:13 2019-07-10

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New York is facing two federal lawsuits for blocking us...
23:52 2019-07-10

KT McFarland says Trump meeting Kim is like Nixon-Mao statecraft, dismisses critics President Trump's ongoing diplomatic efforts with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are reminiscent of former President Richard Nixon opening a channel with China, according to K.T. McFarland....
06:52 2019-07-02

| Trump can't block Twitter critics, appeals court affirms A federal appeals court has ruled that US President Donald Trump cannot legally block users on Twitter based on their political differences with him, affirming a lower court decision....
18:13 2019-07-09

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
18:52 2019-07-12

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
18:52 2019-07-09

Megan Rapinoe slams critics of Alex Morgan’s celebration: ‘Wah, wah, wah’ The US women’s national team has caught the attention of fans worldwide, advancing to the World Cup final and controversially celebrating goals along the way. The team’s latest celebration, Alex Morgan’s tea-sipping mockery against England on Tuesday, has drawn backlash in the UK. ...
03:13 2019-07-04

Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinize drug killings Critics of the Philippine president’s deadly anti-drug campaign say a vote by the U.N.’s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects is a crucial step toward bringing perpetrators to justice...
11:13 2019-07-12

Trump's Blocking of Twitter Critics Unconstitutional: US Appeals Court In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter's "blocking" function to limit access to his account, which has 61.8......
10:00 2019-07-10

For 30 Minutes on a Hot Friday Morning, Trump Lashes Out at a Range of Critics The president’s targets included Bill de Blasio, Paul D. Ryan, the outgoing British ambassador and the press. But he said that Nancy Pelosi was not a racist....
01:52 2019-07-13

New York Times needs to ‘look in the mirror’ if it thinks MSNBC, CNN are too partisan, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on liberal cable news programs such as MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “CNN Tonight” with Don Lemon because they’re “too partisan,” but critics think the Gray Lady needs to look in the mirror....
19:13 2019-05-31

Disney's Freeform Claps Back at Critics of The Little Mermaid Casting When it was announced last week that Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey, a black woman, will play Ariel in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot, debates were sparked and many......
18:52 2019-07-07

Defying critics, outgoing Greek government picks top judges ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s outgoing government has defied opposition critics by appointing new top judges to the country’s supreme court, weeks before a general election. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a cabinet meeting Friday that appointed Irini Kalou and Dimitra Kokotini to...
18:13 2019-05-31

SEC’s new rule tells brokers to put clients’ interests first. Critics say it’s too weak. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s requirement falls short of what many consumer advocates argue is needed to address conflicts of interest that permeate Wall Street and is far weaker than a rule adopted during the Obama administration....
03:13 2019-06-06

Rachel Maddow's credibility and ratings at a low ebb following Mueller findings, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” because it’s too partisan as her ratings suffer in the process....
23:00 2019-06-03

Trump critics 'prefer to insult and incite' rather than legislate, GOP congressman says Democrats critical of President Trump would prefer to hurl insults and launch investigations instead of passing meaningful laws, a Republican congressman claimed Thursday....
06:39 2019-05-24

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
16:00 2019-06-16

Why It's Worth Spending Money to Save More of It A lot of personal finance advice gets caught up in the little things—the cup of coffee you buy in the morning for $3. The streaming music subscription for $9.99 per month. Cut out these small expenses and clutch those dollar bills and you’ll save thousands of dollars each year. But of course it’s no...
16:39 2019-07-03

Progress seen on debt, spending talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the House says congressional negotiators are making progress on two must-do items on the legislative agenda: averting automatic budget cuts and meeting a deadline later this year to increase the government’s borrowing limit. Minority Leader Kevin McCarth...
21:01 2019-05-21

CFOs Grapple With How Much Cybersecurity Spending is Enough Figuring out just how much money to earmark for cybersecurity has become a challenge, executives at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Annual Meeting told CFO Journal....
10:26 2019-06-13

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
16:39 2019-06-14

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percent of those same Mott Haven students — nearly all H...
07:13 2019-06-30

UPDATE 5-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-07-10

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe answers critics: ‘I’m extremely American’ U.S. women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe has had a knack for leaving people speechless during this year’s Women’s World Cup. While speaking to the media on Wednesday prior to the semifinal matchup between the Netherlands and Sweden, Rapinoe continued her streak of expressing her opinions and sp...
03:13 2019-07-04

Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
15:52 2019-05-31

Watch: USA's Carli Lloyd golf claps critics at Women's World Cup United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd aimed a golf clap at the team's critics after a golazo against Chile in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
18:26 2019-06-17

UPDATE 4-Trump's blocking of Twitter critics unconstitutional -U.S. appeals court U.S. President Donald Trump violated the Constitution by blocking people whose views he disliked from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-07-09

Kellyanne Conway says critics employ Hatch Act to 'silence' her support for Trump Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway responded to critics Monday after formally defying a Hatch Act-related subpoena from the House Oversight Committee....
05:13 2019-07-16

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
21:13 2019-07-08

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'dead', but critics not satisfied The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong's biggest crisis in decades is dead, the territory's leader said on Tuesday, adding that the government's work on the legislation had been a "total failure", but critics accused her of playing with words....
09:13 2019-07-09

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
12:13 2019-06-11

A Calm But Occasionally Perplexing Interview With The Ex-NBA Scout Who Beefed With All His Critics On Twitter Bryan Oringher, a former video coordinator for the Wizards as well as a former scout for the Raptors and Hawks, has since left the NBA to make a career in public-facing basketball commentary. The one hitch in that plan is that he has struggled to peacefully interface with the public....
00:26 2019-05-30

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
05:13 2019-06-09

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead, but critics unconvinced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the Chinese-ruled city's biggest crisis in decades is dead and that government work on the legislation had been a "total failure", but critics accused her of playing with words....
12:39 2019-07-09

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy and sparked a political revolt from within his own party.        ...
00:52 2019-06-09

| Ighalo puts title ahead of golden boot after silencing critics Odion Ighalo insisted that team success is far more important than personal accolades with his goals the driving Nigeria's run to the quarter-finals in Egypt....
17:00 2019-07-09

‘She might like it’: Slovenian pipe layer who carved Melania’s statue isn’t laughing with critics Ales "Maxi" Zupevc was born in the same month, the same year and the same hospital as Melania Trump, according to American artist Brad Downey. "But let’s face it,” Zupevc said. “She owns half of America, while I have nothing.”...
20:26 2019-07-08

Quebec law banning hijab at work creates ‘politics of fear', say critics Civil liberties groups vow to challenge new law that bans public employees from wearing religious symbolsCivil liberties and Muslim groups have vowed to challenge a new law in the Canadian province of Quebec that bans some public sector employees from wearing religious symbols during work hours, arg...
21:39 2019-06-17

Tiffany Stung by Drop in Tourist Spending in U.S. Tiffany reported a drop in sales for the second straight quarter and warned of more weakness ahead, dragged down by lower demand from tourists to the U.S....
23:01 2019-06-04

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0.3% in April following a 1.1% surge in March that h...
18:13 2019-05-31

Dream of spending your retirement on the beach? Here are the best towns Spending your days with your toes in the sand may sound like the perfect way to spend your retirement. Here are top beach towns for retirees from U.S. News & World Report....
21:52 2019-06-11

Macaskill on markets: Apple and the IT spending serpent As technology spending escalates, financiers now face a temptation to reframe costs as an investment in future growth, safe in the knowledge that it is extremely difficult to check their assertions....
03:26 2019-06-04

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
20:52 2019-06-14

Average User Still Spending 38 More Minutes On Facebook Per Day Than They Should Facebook, a company so heinous that it was cited by the United Nations as being complicit in genocide, is still the most popular social network in the world. But people are at least spending less time on the site these days.Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
19:13 2019-05-31

Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing dire...
19:13 2019-06-15

Trade War May Be Slowing Business Spending and Factories, Fed Says A report by Federal Reserve officials said that United States economic activity increased at a “solid pace” in early 2019, but that risks still loomed....
20:13 2019-07-05

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples should aim to spend on their honeymoons and how their b...
06:13 2019-06-28

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

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
15:52 2019-06-28

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
14:00 2019-06-20

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of her coworkers spent their work days. The only prob...
17:00 2019-07-08

Harvard study: Remodeling spending to slow CNBC's "Power Lunch" team breaks down a Harvard study that shows remodeling slowing with Kermit Baker, director of Remodeling Futures Program and chief economist at the American Institute of Architects....
02:39 2019-06-12

India Hopes to Snap Out of Slump With More Spending India plans to increase spending and allow more foreign investment as it attempts to jump-start a stalled economy that has emerged as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest challenge....
15:39 2019-07-05

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
20:52 2019-06-14

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus on physical health—and a growing body of res...
19:52 2019-06-27

Theresa May pledges to make UK aid spending more eco-friendly Prime minister will tell G20 leaders they are last generation that can limit global warmingTheresa May is to pledge that Britain’s aid budget will in future be spent in a more environmentally sustainable way and tell her G20 counterparts: “We are the last generation of leaders with the power to limi...
00:13 2019-06-29

The major expenditures of NY’s $1.26B capital-spending plan ALBANY — In the final hours of this year’s legislative session, lawmakers passed a massive “big ugly” bill that jacks up state spending on capital projects by $1.26 billion. The package addresses some worthy causes. It directs $100 million to the troubled New York City Housing Authority, specificall...
04:52 2019-06-22

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
19:52 2019-06-12

Erika Jayne Claps Back at Critics After Posting NSFW "Business Casual" Pic Erika Jayne gives zero f--ks about the critics! On Thursday morning, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star decided to strip it down and give fans a look inside her......
03:26 2019-06-21

With US-China talks stalled, critics fear tariffs will stay for the long term Lawmakers and the business community are growing increasingly concerned that President Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods will be around for the long term....
14:52 2019-06-14

Ocasio-Cortez leads critics of video showing Ivanka Trump G20 chat First daughter attempts to talk with May, Macron and moreNew York Democrat laments damage to ‘diplomatic standing’The French government on Saturday released a brief clip of a discussion at the G20 summit in Osaka involving four world leaders – and Ivanka Trump. Related: Ivanka Trump says stepping in...
19:13 2019-06-30

‘Game of Thrones’ critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin Star Wars Thousands of critics of Game of Thrones’ just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next Star Wars film, as planned. Petitioners are urging Disney to kick the pair off the upcoming project so that they won’t ruin that one, too. “Putting the Game of Thr...
06:52 2019-05-26

Raptors' Kyle Lowry silences critics with NBA Finals Game 6 performance After disappointing performances in Games 1 and 2 and a miscue in Game 5, Kyle Lowry gets Raptors off to quick start that helps propel them to title.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
15:13 2019-07-03

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court saysPresident Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters...
23:00 2019-07-09

'Salute to America' critics fueled by 'hate for President Trump': Kayleigh McEnany Critics of President Trump's planned "Salute to America" celebration are letting their disdain for the Republican get in the way of celebrating the Fourth of July, according to the president's reelection campaign spokeswoman....
06:26 2019-07-04

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entities to consider race and ethnicity when making decisions on admissions....
00:39 2019-06-11

Jonny Bairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’ at Cricket World Cup • ‘It’s a typical English thing to do, in every sport,’ says opener• Pietersen and Vaughan led criticism after Australia defeatJonny Bairstow has accused England’s critics of wanting the team to fail as they approach Sunday’s must-win World Cup match against India at Edgbaston, saying: “It’s a typic...
20:26 2019-06-27

Freeform slams critics of 'The Little Mermaid' casting Halle Bailey: 'It's a work of fiction' Many "The Little Mermaid" fans are slamming Disney for casting singer Halle Bailey as the new Ariel, and some people have finally had enough of the negativity....
19:39 2019-07-08

US soccer star Carli Lloyd sent message to critics with golf-clap celebration Carli Lloyd knocked in the first of her two goals to help the U.S. defeat Chile on Sunday and after the first one, she celebrated with a resounding golf clap....
22:39 2019-06-17

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
11:26 2019-06-18

CORRECTED-Canada's Digital Charter does not comfort Alphabet's smart-city critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
16:52 2019-05-31

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate socialism."...
00:39 2019-06-13

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
18:39 2019-05-31

Tiffany Cabán will turn Queens into the world’s biggest brothel, critics worry Tiffany Cabán, a democratic socialist, has vowed to decriminalize prostitution in the borough and also give a free pass to cathouse owners and customers....
06:52 2019-06-23

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
03:26 2019-07-06

Logistics Spending Jumped 11.4% on Strong Economic Growth Rising logistics costs consumed a bigger share of U.S. corporate spending over the past year as companies rushed to take advantage of an improving U.S. economy, according to a new report....
16:52 2019-06-18

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

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

Stormi Webster Is "100% Okay" After Spending the Day In the Hospital Due to Allergic Reaction Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's little girl Stormi Webster had a bit of a health scare on Sunday. The Kylie Cosmetics owner posted a photo of Stormi sleeping and revealed that she......
07:52 2019-06-03

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

US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell. The post US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-03

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence by the energy company despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
09:39 2019-06-04

Mets can’t let Yoenis Cespedes mess scare them from spending big again For sure, the Mets should regard Yoenis Cespedes as a cautionary tale. Will they grasp the proper moral to the story, though? You’re worried the latest Cespedes bombshell — the multiple fractures in his right ankle, purportedly suffered at his Port St. Lucie, Fla. ranch, announced Monday by general ...
07:13 2019-05-22

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a decline from 41 minutes and predicts it will drop again ...
23:26 2019-05-30

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-06-12

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
10:13 2019-06-21

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

Dish could help T-Mobile and Sprint merge without spending a penny The 2013 takeover battle between SoftBank and Dish Network to win the hand of Sprint was quite a drama. Finally, SoftBank won out and the company now owns 80% of the fourth-largest U.S. carrier. Six years later, Sprint is involved in another merger with more twists and turns than Thunder Mountain at...
23:00 2019-06-22

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to buy to make it back and forth to work this pay period....
17:26 2019-06-11

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating child poverty, as it rolled out a new approach to......
07:52 2019-05-30

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11 million purchased insurance through Obamacare's ex...
09:13 2019-06-21

General Electric gets more 'candor' by spending time with businesses -CFO General Electric Co is getting more "candor" from managers of its businesses by spending days - rather than hours as it previously did - on review meetings with each unit, Chief Financial Officer Jamie Miller said on Wednesday....
22:52 2019-06-05

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
18:52 2019-07-01

Hammond warns Johnson and Hunt over spending promises Chancellor says no-deal Brexit would drain £26bn that rivals claim could be a ‘war chest’Brexit latest - live updatesPhilip Hammond has warned the two Conservative leadership candidates that their spending plans cannot be funded if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal.The chancellor cast doub...
15:13 2019-07-01

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
16:26 2019-07-01

Bumble Owner, Facing Off With Tinder, Boosts Spending The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating new dating apps, part of a revamp of the privately held holding company that also owns a dating app for over 50s and a gay-dating app....
20:52 2019-06-14

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
21:39 2019-06-27

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling for a "new vision."...
15:39 2019-05-22

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
20:26 2019-06-28

Trump invites conservative tech critics to White House for ‘social media summit’ Facebook, Google and Twitter have struggled to battle back allegations in Washington that they censor conservatives. A July 11 event could set the stage for even more scrutiny....
18:52 2019-07-02

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulation of climate pollution by saying it costs too much....
00:26 2019-05-22

'Game of Thrones' critics petition Benioff and Weiss not to ruin 'Star Wars' franchise Thousands of critics of"Game of Thrones’" just-ended, final season have signed petitions to keep its two showrunners from making the next "Star Wars" film, as planned....
03:13 2019-05-27

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline through the Great Lakes they say represents a major en...
08:13 2019-06-20

Consultant plan would strip power from popular subways chief Andy Byford: critics A set of transit proposals aimed at eliminating duplicate work between the MTA’s subsidiary agencies would limit city transit boss Andy Byford’s control over the system, rider advocates complained after the city officials were briefed on the report Friday. The proposals, in a $4 million ...
03:26 2019-07-13

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
03:52 2019-06-13

The 'Lion King' reviews are in and critics are saying Disney's remake is beautiful to behold, but lacks soul Walt Disney Studios Disney's reimagining of "The Lion King" will be released on Friday, July 19. Critics are saying that the film's biggest strength is the stunning visuals, but that's also a major weakness. The animals look so realistic that their faces lack the emotions seen clearly in the origi...
20:13 2019-07-12

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to critics worried that a smart city project in Toronto by Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs unit could be misused for mass surveillance....
01:00 2019-06-01

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promises will be impossible to deliver if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. Hammond said Monday that unless there is an orderly Brexi...
16:52 2019-07-01

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism after spending more than half her time in her curre...
01:39 2019-06-20

Pelosi sets spending demands for two-year budget deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that a two-year budget agreement with the Trump administration must include equal spending increases for defense and nondefense spending, plus additional money for a program to strengthen healthcare for military veterans....
03:52 2019-07-14

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos recently told a substantial ...
02:52 2019-07-02

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this fall. At the same time, a key Senate panel is poi...
23:52 2019-06-18

How Frank Ntilikina is spending potential final days with Knicks It’s fitting Frank Ntilikina’s final days as a Knick may be spent holed up in Dallas, where he could have started his NBA career. With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely open to trading him for another draft pick – either a late first...
04:00 2019-06-19

UK finance minister cautions PM candidates over no-deal Brexit and spending Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would threaten the United Kingdom's cohesion and that they should tone down irresponsible spending pledges....
10:26 2019-05-30

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
01:52 2019-06-24

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
20:00 2019-06-28

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid stalled budget negotiations with congressional Democrats.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard She...
21:39 2019-06-09

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of the first major resignations in the administration of leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador....
22:52 2019-05-21

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion in 2016....
21:26 2019-06-04

Modest rise in Indian military spending likely, modernization on hold India is likely to stick to a modest rise in defense spending in the 2019/2020 budget due on Friday because of tight government finances, officials said, further delaying a long-planned military modernization program....
12:52 2019-07-03

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
19:52 2019-06-05

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
23:39 2019-06-14

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, according to congressional and administration officials...
00:39 2019-06-17

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
14:13 2019-06-05

Pence urges spending to repair well-worn U.S. national parks Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks....
04:00 2019-06-14

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
20:26 2019-06-06

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

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
15:00 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
10:39 2019-06-04

Kansas Supreme Court Signs Off on Increased Education Spending Almost a decade into a fight over education funding, the state’s highest court declared Friday that Kansas finally was spending enough money on its public schools....
01:13 2019-06-15

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped out the scope for extra borrowing by instead using the £38bn “divorce settlement” payment with the E...
02:13 2019-07-05

Budget 2019: Modest Rise In Military Spending Likely, Says Official In an interim budget announced in February before national elections, the government allocated Rs 4.31 lakh crore ($62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year, raising......
18:39 2019-07-03

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
22:52 2019-05-24

Alaska governor prevails over lawmakers in clash over his spending cuts Alaska's governor prevailed on Wednesday in a showdown with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash higher education spending by 40%, a move the state's main university has warned would force it into financial ruin....
04:00 2019-07-11

Britain's Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans: ITV, citing PA British finance minister Philip Hammond is "prepared to resign" over Prime Minister Theresa May's legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association....
07:00 2019-06-18

Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it pro Researchers estimate that Los Angeles could cut homeless spending by $33 million per year “if it provided homes to elderly people who lack them.” Is this wacky idea worth a try?...
21:26 2019-05-23

Canadiens start spending Aho offer sheet money on Chiarot The Canadiens began using the money they won't be paying Sebastian Aho by signing defenseman Ben Chiarot to a $10.5 million, three-year contract       ...
20:52 2019-07-04

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vowed to keep fighting the unprecedented cut, which university officials have warned would wreak havoc....
06:13 2019-07-11

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
20:52 2019-07-01

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offside but not affecting play when Monica scored an own...
00:26 2019-06-14

Weakness in Japan's household spending and wages clouds economic outlook Japan's household spending rose less than expected in April while real wages declined, adding to worries about consumption as global trade frictions weigh on broader economic activity....
13:39 2019-06-07

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak. The post US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-07-01

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business trips....
09:39 2019-06-09

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of the country's tight grip on the public finances....
15:52 2019-07-04

Imran Khan Lauds Pak Militarys "Voluntary" Move To Cut Defence Spending In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
10:39 2019-06-05

Putin promises social spending boost in annual call-in show MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is promising to boost spending on social programs as part of the government’s modernization efforts. Speaking in an annual live call-in show Thursday, Putin faced an array of complaints about low wages and pensions. Putin responded by spelling out plans t...
12:52 2019-06-20

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
20:26 2019-07-08

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
09:52 2019-05-28

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
06:39 2019-07-16

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
10:13 2019-05-24

Wild Rumors, Archie's Christening and a Serious Split: How the Royals Are Spending Their Summer Summer doesn't even officially begin until Friday, but the scorching heat is already bearing down on the royal family. At least the actual weather is only expected to be 66......
14:00 2019-06-18

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Both the Senate and House have now passed legislation delivering billions of dollars to address the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border. But lawmakers have no agreement on how to reconcile those bills before a recess set to start on Friday.The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency sp...
22:39 2019-06-27

Micron Technology sees rebound in cloud, data center spending Micron Technology's third quarter wasn't as bad as feared and one big reason is that cloud providers are starting to build out infrastructure after a spending pause....
03:00 2019-06-28

Catfish, rice, Navy ships: Cochran spending leaves legacy JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran was a master of the federal budget process, quietly shrugging off criticism about pork-barrel spending while directing billions of dollars back to his home state of Mississippi. Cochran died Thursday at age 81. He was the 10th longest-serving senat...
20:00 2019-06-01

At $13,000, Could This ‘Mint’ 2005 Mazdaspeed Miata be Worth Spending a Good Bit of Green? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mazdaspeed Miata has a 178-horsepower turbo mill and a ridiculously low number of miles for that pumped up four to have traveled. Let’s see if its price is equally ridiculous....
14:52 2019-06-19

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seeking — and getting — more funding every year. In what was described as a first, he asked for zero extra in his budget request....
15:26 2019-05-21

Infrastructure stocks tumble after Trump says no spending deal while Democrats investigate him Stocks that would benefit from a federal infrastructure spending program fell after President Trump ended a meeting on infrastructure spending with Democratic leaders....
05:52 2019-05-23

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
23:13 2019-07-05

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
15:26 2019-05-21

Back-to-school spending won't give retailers much of a boost this year, survey says Consumers shopping for back-to-school clothing, school supplies and electronics are expected to spend $27.8 billion this year, up just 1.8% from 2018, according to a new survey from Deloitte....
06:26 2019-07-10

NBC, Chuck Todd not ready for primetime? Critics slam Peacock Network, 'Meet the Press' host following Dem debates The second night of NBC’s two-day, audio-issue plagued Democratic debate proved that the Peacock Network may not be ready for primetime, as the broadcast has been panned as frenzied and unorganized with much of the criticism directed at moderator Chuck Todd....
18:26 2019-06-28

Eagles TE Zach Ertz stands up for wife Julie, scoffs at critics of U.S. Women's World Cup team Philadelphia's Zach Ertz is excited about his wife, Julie, playing for the U.S. in the Women's World Cup. He plans to fly to Paris for next game.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Michael Kors owner Capri forecast dampened by higher spending Capri Holdings Ltd, formerly Michael Kors, forecast first-quarter profit below expectations on Wednesday as it spends more on marketing and opening new stores for its recently acquired Versace brand, sending its shares down 10%....
14:39 2019-05-29

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
00:26 2019-05-22

Unveiling 'wellbeing' budget, New Zealand earmarks $2.5 billion spending in slowing economy New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion spending package under a much-hyped 'Wellbeing' budget, prioritizing mental health and alleviating child poverty, but it expects a smaller surplus and slower economic growth over the next year....
10:26 2019-05-30

Virginia teen achieves dream of graduating with classmates after spending 5 months in a coma A Virginia teen who spent five months in a coma following a 2017 car crash walked across the stage with her classmates last week to receive her high school diploma....
03:39 2019-06-21

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for the military and disagreeing with some of its policy provisions....
02:13 2019-07-10

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an international summit in Japan on Friday by pushing allies on both trade and defense spending. Trump sat first with the G20 summit’s host, Japanes...
04:26 2019-06-28

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
22:13 2019-06-20