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Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects

Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the month but indicated he isn’t currently worried about i...

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects

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Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical about the potential for prices to rise....
21:26 2019-06-27

Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts Strong market expectations of an upcoming Fed rate increase are not a reason for the central bank to make a policy move given a U.S. economy that continues to perform well, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said on Thursday....
00:00 2019-07-12

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19:13 2019-06-02

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11:39 2019-06-15

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
07:13 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
03:26 2019-05-31

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00:39 2019-07-09

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers, and, sure enough, the spasm passed almost immedi...
14:52 2019-06-14

Top prospects Hughes, Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft The Devils made record-breaking center Jack Hughes the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night. The Rangers took Finnish winger Kaapo Kakko second....
06:52 2019-06-22

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
22:01 2019-05-28

10 top MLB prospects to watch in the 2019 Futures Game Here are some of baseball's top prospects to keep an eye on when the game's future stars square off against each other Sunday in Cleveland.       ...
22:13 2019-07-06

FCA dealers optimistic on prospects of a Renault tie-up — especially for electrification For dealers and employees, the prospect of another merger isn't surprising, and many are optimistic about what it could mean for them. But bad memories of DaimlerChrysler linger....
08:00 2019-06-03

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly slim, as France and Germany cast doubt on any imminent deal and Ireland said electing a pope would be easier....
19:13 2019-06-20

Global Stocks Fall as Prospects of Fed Rate Cut Recede U.S. stock futures followed Asian markets lower amid investors’ doubts that the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates as much and as quickly as expected....
14:26 2019-07-08

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
17:52 2019-05-31

BOJ's Kuroda warns of uncertainties on global recovery prospects Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday maintained his view the global economy will recover in the latter half of this year, but warned that uncertainties remain as fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war deepens....
09:13 2019-06-08

2019 NBA Draft sleepers: The under-the-radar prospects to watch The NBA Draft is, mainly, about what happens at the top. That’s where the LeBrons and Durants of the world get picked, and most often, that’s where the future of the league takes shape. But there’s something to be said for what comes next, too. The Spurs found Kawhi Leonard and the...
19:13 2019-06-20

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16:52 2019-06-15

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16:39 2019-05-21

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
00:00 2019-06-18

Global stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July....
05:13 2019-07-09

NHL draft prospects baffled by Ryan O'Reilly's weird stick The Blues pivot uses a truly unique twig on the ice -- to the bewilderment of onlookers. But it works for him, as evidenced by the two goals he scored in Game 4....
20:39 2019-06-04

Rutschman, Witt, Vaughn lead list of MLB draft prospects Oregon State's Adley Rutschman, Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn lead off list of top MLB draft prospects        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Is Bo Bichette next for the Blue Jays? The Blue Jays have another second-generation stud at Triple-A and the Braves have another young pitcher entering the starting rotation. Scott White looks at the top five prospects to stash....
19:26 2019-06-27

METALS-Copper slides as China data dents demand prospects Copper prices fell on Friday after weak manufacturing and investment data from top consumer China reinforced expectations of damage to growth and demand prospects from the protracted U.S.-China trade war....
15:26 2019-06-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks slide on dimming prospects for sharp U.S. rate cut Stocks around the world fell on Monday after strong U.S. job gains tempered expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July. U.S. equities resumed...
03:13 2019-07-09

Stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed chief shores up rate cut prospects World stocks rose, global bond yields fell and the dollar weakened after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered expectations the Fed would cut U.S. interest rates soon....
12:39 2019-07-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Pension reform prospects lift Brazil's real, stocks Brazil's currency and stocks rose on Thursday after a congressional committee in charge of analyzing the government's pension reform bill approved its main text. The draft bill, which analysts say is critical to improving Brazil's fiscal health and economy, could now be put to a lower house ple...
05:13 2019-07-05

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

FEATURE-Appetising prospects: Uber founder takes aim at S. Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labour and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating in. Instead Youm, who has near...
01:26 2019-07-10

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating in....
03:26 2019-07-10

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives....
23:13 2019-05-21

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Ketel Marte, Max Kepler Those who play in dynasty leagues are used to having a steadier hand, well aware of the long-term repercussions that come with overreacting. But Scott White thinks these players' values have changed for the good....
17:13 2019-07-03

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03:13 2019-07-09

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Jesus Luzardo, Brendan McKay debuts draw closer Zac Gallen is in the big leagues, hopefully long after you made the choice to stash him. If you're looking to beat the rush to the next impact hurler, Scott White has a couple names in mind....
16:52 2019-06-20

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
16:52 2019-07-08

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01:13 2019-06-05

Fantasy Baseball Midseason Top 25 Prospects: Bo Bichette, Jesus Luzardo may be closer, but Wander Franco holds top spot in rankings Between promotions, injuries, risers and fallers, the prospect landscape has changed a bit in half a season's time. Scott White unveils new rankings, focusing on those who have yet to reach the majors....
21:13 2019-07-04

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19:26 2019-06-20

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor the latest prospects getting the call Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
17:26 2019-05-24

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
20:26 2019-05-21

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 2.02% in June Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 1.33 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 2.41 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year....
17:26 2019-07-15

Fed may cut rates if inflation keeps disappointing: Bullard Further weakness in inflation could prompt the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, even if economic growth maintains its momentum, James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, said on Wednesday....
09:52 2019-05-22

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push up inflation. (July 11)       ...
00:00 2019-07-12

Fed Re-Examines Its Own Ability to Control Inflation: What Next? Why does the Fed keep missing its inflation "target"? Here's a clue: $10 Trillion in debt outstanding. See what this looks like, in Chart of the Day....
15:00 2019-05-21

Nxivm was all about sex — why else was there a sex toy dungeon?: feds If the Nxivm cult wasn’t about sex, then why was its leader building a dungeon featuring cages, rubber-spiked paddles and “puppy trainer’’ dog collars to use on female members? a Brooklyn prosecutor said Tuesday. “So let me get this straight. What was going to happen in the dungeon? With the cages a...
00:39 2019-06-19

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17:13 2019-07-02

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price pressures while potentially tempering investors’ hopes for an interest-rate cut next month....
15:39 2019-06-28

Inflation Showed Signs of Life in April U.S. inflation picked up in April after a very weak start to the year, a development that could help to ease Federal Reserve officials’ recent concerns about tepid price pressures....
19:13 2019-05-31

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
02:52 2019-06-13

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goods and services purchased by colleges through educ...
15:26 2019-05-28

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains in portfolio management service fees....
19:13 2019-06-11

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
22:26 2019-05-30

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
19:26 2019-06-12

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

Feds: Ex-CIA employee waged ‘information war’ against US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he is waging an “information war” against the United States. Prosecutors made the comment in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court in the case against Joshua Adam Schulte. ...
23:52 2019-06-18

Draghi questions market-based inflation indicators Some market-based measures of inflation expectations have lost significance “due to technical conditions”, the European Central Bank’s President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday....
17:39 2019-06-18

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a month earlier, the Labor Department said....
15:00 2019-06-11

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
16:13 2019-06-14

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record low....
22:13 2019-06-14

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant prices and rising build costs....
18:00 2019-06-11

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the Fed may need to attack with lower interest rates....
20:13 2019-06-21

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
09:39 2019-06-12

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
07:00 2019-06-12

Inflation remains weak in eurozone as ECB mulls stimulus FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Annual inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro remained stuck at 1.2% in June, well below their central bank’s goal despite years of stimulus policies. The official figure released Friday by the EU statistics agency matched the May reading and came in short of...
12:00 2019-06-28

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in one and a half years, government figures showed Thursday....
20:13 2019-07-11

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month....
21:13 2019-07-11

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, but that will likely not change expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this month....
17:26 2019-07-11

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
04:39 2019-07-12

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
10:52 2019-07-09

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
17:00 2019-07-12

Fed May Consider Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global economic risks could make officials reconsider their patience....
03:00 2019-05-31

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
15:52 2019-05-31

U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
19:13 2019-05-31

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
21:00 2019-05-21

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

Fed officials see past inflation misses as trouble for any new framework In discussing the best way to manage the U.S. central bank's 2 percent inflation goal, Federal Reserve officials are considering strategies that may see them tolerate much higher price increases in some years to offset the weaker ones....
20:26 2019-05-21

RBI Raises Retail Inflation Forecast To 3-3.1% For First Half Of 2019-20 In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
11:39 2019-06-06

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal authorities who told him to fake his own death....
18:26 2019-05-22

Feds Add New Sex Crimes Charges Against US Singer R. Kelly Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, just months after he was charged at the state level with abuse and aggravated sexual assault....
04:00 2019-07-13

R. Kelly Ex-Staffers Hand Over 20 Sex Tapes to Feds It appears that R. Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscious as ex-employees reportedly turned over more that 20 sex tapes to federal authorities....
20:13 2019-07-13

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save another sibling’s life have reversed that decision. The San Francisco Chronicle says authorities agreed Tuesday to let Lam Le and Hiep Nguyen tra...
04:26 2019-06-19

Mobster’s son behind dad’s murder at McDonald’s drive-thru: feds A wiseguy’s son had him whacked in a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx — and was behind the botched hit on his own brother, federal authorities in Brooklyn said Tuesday. Anthony Zottola Sr. was named in a Brooklyn federal indictment that charges him with murder-for-hire conspiracy, unla...
00:39 2019-06-19

Feds say they have ‘devastating evidence’ against Jeffrey Epstein The feds have “devastating evidence” against Jeffrey Epstein that includes notes and messages seized from his Manhattan townhouse that corroborate the claims of women who allege he sexually abused them there when they were underage, according to court papers filed Monday. The raid on the...
20:39 2019-07-08

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn Friday said they are seeking to seize over $12 billion in assets from the onetime leader of the Sinaloa Cartel following his Fe...
01:13 2019-07-06

Feds want ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy locked up HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. attorneys want a former Honolulu deputy prosecutor locked up now that jurors have found her guilty of conspiracy in a plot to frame a relative. Katherine Kealoha and her now-retired police chief husband Louis Kealoha were convicted Thursday of conspiracy after a trial where pros...
20:52 2019-06-28

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the year to May, compared with 2.1% the previous month. T...
13:26 2019-06-19

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed global trade and business investment weakened, the Federal Reserve said on Friday in its semi-annual report to Congress....
20:13 2019-07-05

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices of vegetables as well as fuel and power items,......
17:39 2019-07-15

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
14:13 2019-07-14

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
18:13 2019-07-08

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
18:39 2019-07-08

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years....
20:52 2019-07-12

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
05:13 2019-07-09

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
22:39 2019-07-12

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectations, but the departing ECB chief will struggle to calm market fears of Japan-style economic stagnation....
09:13 2019-06-20

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

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
06:26 2019-06-12

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
19:52 2019-05-31

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
15:00 2019-06-11

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices in the year to April were up 2.1 percent, against 1.9 pe...
11:52 2019-05-22

Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target....
14:00 2019-06-12

Global shares snap seven-day winning streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there....
12:52 2019-06-12

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
23:26 2019-06-13

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Prospects Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay get the call; Aaron Nola, Edwin Diaz highlight winners and losers Big day for prospects, with Keston Hiura, Brendan McKay reportedly on their way to the majors. Bad day for closers, with Edwin Diaz, Wade Davis getting blown up. Scott White breaks it all down....
15:52 2019-06-28

Feds look to clamp down on guns ‘designed to hunt people’ A statement from Bill Blair's office says no options have been ruled out as the government weighs new measures against assault-style rifles and handguns....
22:00 2019-05-30

Feds: Man threatened to kill athletes over gambling losses BOSTON (AP) — A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and collegiate athletes whom he blamed for his gambling losses. Authorities say 23-year-old Addison Choi, of Fullerton, California was a prolific gambler who po...
19:00 2019-05-30

Feds warns of THC-infused products that look like real candy CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor is warning parents to watch out for products that contain the main psychoactive component in marijuana and look like real candy. U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart in Charleston says in a news release the packages can be appealing to children but contain THC. The...
02:52 2019-06-21

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and a half tons, of cocaine worth $1.1 billion in the...
05:26 2019-06-22

The Latest: State gets extension to provide details to feds OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the federal government’s demand for a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma (all times local): 2:13 p.m. The state of Oklahoma has been granted more time to provide details about the state’s $270 million settlement with ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Feds commit $2.8M to project tackling workplace harassment The money will go to fund Roadmap to Future Workplaces, a project that will provide training on legal rights and help create plans to reform company policies that enable workplace sexual harassment....
01:26 2019-07-06

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socialist leader. The Treasury Department froze any assets in the US belonging to Nicolás Maduro Jr. and has banned American businesses or individuals from...
14:39 2019-06-29

Feds: Indicted drug agent duped DEA into hiring him NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a federal narcotics officer joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help the leader of a murderous Puerto Rican drug ring become “unstoppable.” The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan alleged in new court filings this month that Fernando G...
20:39 2019-06-14

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of 424 was set last month, NBC News reported Thursday...
01:00 2019-05-31

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out in February are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings that their time is up....
13:52 2019-06-21

ACLU sues feds over bond hearings for immigrants BOSTON (AP) — A class-action lawsuit alleges that the federal government is illegally detaining immigrants without giving them a fair chance of being released on bond. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in Massachusetts and New Hampshire on behalf of seve...
23:39 2019-06-13

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-through window” that was open for businesses 24/7, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Shaheed B...
00:39 2019-06-19

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation....
17:13 2019-06-07

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt Americans to expect higher inflation, or keep the printing press ready for the next economic slide....
02:13 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
18:39 2019-07-08

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

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
20:00 2019-07-10

U.S. bond market's inflation gauges rise as Fed hints at rate cuts The U.S. bond market's gauges of investors' inflation views climbed on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signaled it may lower interest rates later this year to counter slowing global growth and sluggish domestic inflation....
02:52 2019-06-20

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about debilitatingly high inflation and the excessive po...
09:00 2019-05-24

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expected 18.71% in May, and added that Turkey will hopefully achieve its targets at the end of the year....
10:52 2019-06-03

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “So important for our Country that the very simple and basic ‘Are you a Citizen of the United States?’ question be allowed to b...
17:39 2019-07-04

Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. District Judge Paul Engelmayer, who presides over a lawsuit filed by the Open Society Justice Initiative,...
01:26 2019-06-05

Feds insist Epstein won’t dodge prosecution over alleged sex trafficking The feds insist there’s nothing to prevent their prosecution of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Esptein — even though he cut a sweetheart deal over similar allegations in Florida in 2008. In court papers, Manhattan federal prosecutors said a 2003 amendment to the federal law covering offenses against ch...
07:39 2019-07-09

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
15:26 2019-05-21

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The inquiry concluded that there was no evidence of "active or extensive" use of DeVos' personal accounts....
14:39 2019-05-21

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signature property, federal law enforcement authorities announced Wednesday....
06:13 2019-05-23

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York....
20:00 2019-05-22

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the newly revealed contents of the safe — which also he...
20:00 2019-07-15

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ran a membership scheme in which they took $1,500 bribes to dole out membership cards to nonunion workers Prosecutors say that Salvatore “Sal” Tagliaf...
23:01 2019-07-10

Feds probe ‘quality’ of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash HONOLULU (AP) — Officials remain at the scene of Friday’s deadly skydiving plane crash in Hawaii. Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that became inverted before crashing shortly after takeoff on Oahu’s North Shore, killing all 11 people...
06:26 2019-06-24

Feds repay $13.4 million stolen by Sacramento Kings exec SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings say the U.S. government is repaying the basketball team $13.4 million that a former official stole to buy luxury beachfront homes. The team announced Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department is providing full restitution. The Sacramento Bee newspaper ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Michael Smerconish calls out ‘the feds’ for damaging Epstein’s door Radio host Michael Smerconish went on a bizarre tangent on his SiriusXM show Tuesday as he sparred with callers over whether the door of Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side mansion should’ve been damaged in the raid by feds over the weekend. “The SDNY indictment and excellent reporti...
17:39 2019-07-09

Feds eye ex-USC athletic director Pat Haden in college admissions scandal Investigators who are probing the college admissions cheating scandal are now eyeing former NFL quarterback Pat Haden — the one-time athletic director of the University of Southern California, a report said Wednesday. Prosecutors are looking into Haden’s relationship with William “Rick” Singer, the ...
04:26 2019-06-06

Feds call Mississippi jail unsafe just before brawls hurt 6 RAYMOND, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Department of Justice report called a Mississippi jail unsafe and violent only hours before brawling inmates sent six more people to a hospital. The Clarion Ledger says jail monitor Elizabeth Simpson’s report Thursday blamed staff shortages for a series of assaults...
16:52 2019-07-01

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involved the poaching of some three dozen endangered rhin...
03:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Senators press feds on response to Native safety ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on federal legislation aimed at addressing violence against Native American women (all times local): 4 p.m. Lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration to respond with urgency in addressing violence against Native American women and children after two official...
02:26 2019-06-20

Feds list Paul Manafort’s SoHo ‘Airbnb’ loft for $3.66M While former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort rests his head in a federal prison in Pennsylvania — or, possibly within the next few weeks, the jail complex on Rikers Island — apartment hunters can pick up one of his old pads, a swank SoHo loft, for a cool $3.66 million. The apartment...
23:39 2019-06-06

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of a SALT credit in return for making such a contribution would constitute a quid pro quo....
19:52 2019-06-12

Feds seek portion of Oklahoma’s $270M opioid settlement OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government is seeking a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma that stemmed from the state’s ongoing lawsuit against opioid drug makers. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says in a letter to the head of Oklahoma...
19:52 2019-06-27

Inflation Fears Fade Amid Bond Rally, Rise in Rate Cut Bets Investors’ expectations for inflation have fallen to their lowest levels since the start of the year. The decline has coincided with a sharp rise in the odds that the Fed will cut interest rates multiple times this year....
21:39 2019-06-11

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more different....
07:52 2019-06-06

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
17:39 2019-07-12

Trump touts low inflation moments after his onetime Fed pick argued for a rate cut to boost it "The Fed has to cut rates because prices have been falling and once those prices stabilize you just stop cutting rates," says the onetime Trump Fed pick....
16:39 2019-06-11

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Thursday, adding that current inflation expectations are in line with targets....
05:13 2019-07-05

Trump ‘dossier’ author Christopher Steele was grilled by feds: report Federal investigators exploring the start of the Russia probe grilled the author of a controversial “dossier” that alleged election meddling and possible collusion with President Trump’s campaign — and learned enough to extend the investigation. Three lawyers from the Justice Department’s Inspector ...
22:52 2019-07-09

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of Justice moved to take formal possession of the 43rd-floor Trump Tower condo owned by Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager. He pleaded guilty ...
01:13 2019-05-26

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the digital world....
02:39 2019-05-22

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
23:26 2019-07-10

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex — after bringing a child-size pink dress and condoms to the “encounter” that was actually set up by an undercover federal agent, authorities said. Frederick Pohl, 40, of Clermont, Fla., believed he had been chatting onl...
20:26 2019-05-24

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump administration, federal authorities alleged Thursday. Ste...
20:01 2019-05-23

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
05:13 2019-06-13

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
05:13 2019-05-23

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

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

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
00:13 2019-06-19

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein used some of his staggering net worth of $500 million to “influence” potential witnesses against him, Manhattan federal prosecutors charged Friday. The globe-trotting former hedge-fund manager — who was arrested in New Jersey last week for allegedly tr...
00:52 2019-07-13

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages, according to an internal investigation released Monday. The agency’s Office of Inspector General, which was investigating at the request of Hou...
15:13 2019-05-21

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage parlors in South Florida, allegedly funneled camp...
04:26 2019-05-30

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. About five more have been found on Brit...
21:00 2019-05-31

NYC man who wanted to carry out Times Square terrorist attack arrested, feds say The feds arrested Friday a 22-year-old man who they say wanted to carry out a lone wolf terrorist attack in New York City’s fabled tourist destination Times Square....
00:00 2019-06-08

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as an overhang The likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small, they said....
18:13 2019-06-04

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday. Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security are preparing an operation that would target migrants a...
01:39 2019-07-08

Feds tour Fort Benning as option to house immigrant children COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal officials are considering using Fort Benning to temporarily house up to 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who are in the country without proper documentation. The Ledger-Enquirer reports Department of Defense and Department of Health and Human Services officials tou...
14:13 2019-06-06

Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber’s appeal BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are urging a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s (juh-HAHR’ sar-NY’-ev) convictions and death sentence. Prosecutors told the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday that it should deny Tsarnaev’s claim tha...
22:39 2019-06-27

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from the central bank's 2% target, underscoring the challenges it faces in ending deflation....
03:39 2019-05-24

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual inflation rise in more than two years, the Labor Department said....
21:39 2019-07-12

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
08:39 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
10:39 2019-07-03

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
06:39 2019-06-20

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also found kiddie porn, the feds revealed Monday as they charged the multimillionaire with child sex trafficking. Federal agents and NYPD officers cracked in...
09:39 2019-07-09

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
22:52 2019-06-07

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
21:26 2019-07-01

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, of Fullerton, California, was charged Wednes...
21:26 2019-05-30

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S. Midwest off of coal....
17:52 2019-06-02

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent weeks before the incident, federal prosecutors char...
21:39 2019-05-21

Congrats to the Feds, Now the Proud Owners of Paul Manafort's Trump Tower Condo Paul Manafort used to live in a multimillion-dollar condo in Trump Tower, but now he lives in prison. That multimillion-dollar condo, meanwhile, is in the hands of the federal government, which has formally seized the apartment. A cool new house for the Feds! I only hope, for their sake, that Manafo...
04:26 2019-05-31

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four members of a Texas family thought they could perform a similar feat, rising to the top of the Masters tick...
14:33 2019-05-21

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system, saying the reforms help create a benign outlook for inflation....
14:00 2019-07-12

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
20:26 2019-06-11

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.       ...
14:13 2019-06-16

Nude photos of underage girls found at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home: feds The feds found naked photos of young girls while searching Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home, prosecutors alleged Monday. At a press conference, Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman said investigators “seized evidence including nude photographs of what appeared to be underage girls”...
20:39 2019-07-08

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, according to a report from Reuters on Monday....
06:26 2019-06-04

Feds make electronic logs mandatory for truck drivers on recommendation of Humboldt report The federal department says it will make the tamper-resistant devices mandatory on June 12, 2021, to ensure truck and bus drivers are not on the road for longer than their daily limit....
23:52 2019-06-13

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after being released because his $800 monthly Social Security check wasn't enough to live on, according to court records. ...
23:26 2019-06-12

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
20:52 2019-07-09

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
14:00 2019-06-18

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15:00 2019-05-21

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.       ...
07:13 2019-06-28

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

UA hoops to play former Cats Coach in LA TUCSON – Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller will have to develop a game plan against a former Wildcat assistant in the upcoming season at the Wooden Legacy tournament in the Los Angeles area.  UA will play Pepperdine, coached by former Arizona assistant Lorenzo Romar.  Here’s more:...
08:52 2019-07-12

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933 pounds (423 kilograms) of marijuana were taken of...
08:52 2019-07-12

Boil water alert issued in Green Valley due to potential presence of E coli SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A boil water alert was issued Thursday afternoon, according to Green Valley Fire District. On Thursday, Farmers Water Company informed their customers that regular water system sampling and laboratory tests indicated that the possible presence of E. coli bacteria in the water of a...
08:52 2019-07-12

How to keep focus in the office Most of our workplaces are cluttered with distractions of many different kinds. These distractions are especially present in a popular open-office settings, which are proving to be more and more disruptive to the general productivity of teams. From meetings to co-workers looking for a chat, it’...
09:00 2019-07-12

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0 Lynn matches season high with 11 Ks in seven scoreless innings for major league-best 12th victory as Rangers beat Astros 5-0       ...
09:00 2019-07-12

New North Korea Constitution Calls Kim Jong Un Head Of State Kim Jong Un has been formally named head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the military in a new constitution observers said was possibly aimed at preparing for a peace treaty with the......
09:26 2019-07-12

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain:“Three o...
09:39 2019-07-12

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share your experiences“Reclamation is unavoidable,” Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, told journalists in a Q...
09:39 2019-07-12

Young Afghan General Tries to Reform Police With American Way of War Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a problem....
10:00 2019-07-12

1 gored, 5 injured in race with bulls at Pamplona festival Officials in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona say one person has been gored and five others injured in the sixth bull run of the 2019 San Fermin festival...
11:13 2019-07-12

S. Korea proposes UN probe over Japanese sanctions claims South Korea has proposed an investigation by the United Nations or another international body as it continues to reject Japanese claims that Seoul could not be trusted to faithfully implement sanctions against North Korea...
11:13 2019-07-12

Papua New Guinea troops secure scene of brutal highlands massacre Papua New Guinea troops secured the scene of a brutal massacre in the remote interior of the southwestern Pacific country, authorities said, after villagers buried the dead and a search for the killers began....
11:13 2019-07-12

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
11:13 2019-07-12

Reversal brings Fed into line with Trump The Federal Reserve is set to begin cutting interest rates next month for an unusual reason: Not out of fear that the economy is tipping into recession, but because officials now believe it can generate more jobs than they thought....
11:13 2019-07-12

Google Maps Adds Over 45,000 Toilets in India's 'Loo Review' Campaign Google Maps has added more than 45,000 community and public toilets as part of the Central government's "Loo Review" campaign, according to media reports....
11:26 2019-07-12

Unannounced Oppo Phone With Snapdragon 665 SoC Surfaces Online An unannounced Oppo smartphone has popped up in Bluetooth SIG database. Carrying the model number CPH1931, the smartphone seems like a successor to Oppo R15 Pro....
11:26 2019-07-12

22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened. Menstrual products are subject to sales taxes in 35 states, and lawmakers’ efforts to exempt them have floundered. Now supporters of ‘menstrual equity’ are considering legal action....
11:26 2019-07-12

| Trio of top Wallabies announce departure to Japan Bernard Foley said he was leaving the Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Japanese club contract....
11:39 2019-07-12

| Thunder trade Westbrook to Houston for Paul, picks Russell Westbrook has been traded from the OKC Thunder to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and two first-round NBA draft picks, according to multiple reports....
11:39 2019-07-12

Russian Missile Defense System Begins Arriving in Turkey Despite Warnings From Washington (ANKARA, Turkey) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington. A Defense Ministry statement said “the first group of equipm...
11:39 2019-07-12

Russia confirms it has started delivery of S-400 missile systems to Turkey: RIA Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation confirmed on Friday it had started delivering S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey and that the deliveries would continue as per an agreed schedule, the RIA news agency reported....
11:39 2019-07-12

Brush fire on Maui, Hawaii, evacuations ordered A brush fire has prompted evacuations and diverted some flights on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Thursday. People in at least two towns were told to leave. (July 12)        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Are we alone? Nearly 400K people have signed up for Facebook event to 'storm' Area 51 and 'see them aliens' Over 370,000 people signed on to a Facebook event to raid Area 51 in search of aliens. The facility's purpose has long been a subject of speculation.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Dolphin impaled in the head found dead, wildlife officials seek clues Investigators are looking for who or what made a gash in the head of a bottlenose dolphin found dead in May.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a huge fan of Instagram accounts posting lengthy strings of Stories each day. It clogs my feed, makes it tougher to scroll back and forth between Stories,...
11:52 2019-07-12

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
12:26 2019-07-12

Price leak suggests Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could cost much, much more than Note 9 New generations of smartphones cost more, that's just part of technological progress – but if you're hoping the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is a minor step up in price from the Galaxy Note 9, you might find yourself spitting out your drink in a few seconds.According to distributors speak...
12:26 2019-07-12

F1 live stream: how to watch the British Grand Prix 2019 online from anywhere It's time for the reigning Formula 1 champion and season leader Lewis Hamilton to race on his home turf at Silverstone in the British Grand Prix. Will he come unstuck or is this yet more points in the bag for team Mercedes as Ferrari struggles ? The British Grand Prix can be enjoyed from wherev...
12:26 2019-07-12

Jeffrey Epstein wants out of jail before trial; offers to ground jet, hire security Attorneys for Jeffrey Epstein asked a Manhattan federal judge Thursday to allow the financier to await trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges from the comforts and confines of his own home....
12:26 2019-07-12

Alena Sharp, Youngin Chun share Marathon Classic lead at 64 Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland Meadows Golf Club        ...
12:52 2019-07-12

Are tariffs against China bringing factories and jobs back to the U.S.? About 41% of U.S. companies are considering or have relocated manufacturing outside China but fewer than 6% have or are considering relocating to U.S.       ...
13:00 2019-07-12

McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and more have Fry Day deals or free fries Saturday Saturday, July 13, is National French Fry Day and Sunday is National Mac & Cheese Day. Here's where to get free food and deals.       ...
13:00 2019-07-12

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
13:00 2019-07-12

IndiGo Shares Gain Over 2% To Break Three-Day Fall Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the parent company of the IndiGo airline - rose 2.5 per cent on Friday, breaking a three-day fall which followed a spat between the promoters of the company becoming......
13:01 2019-07-12

Flipkart, Axis Bank To Launch Credit Card This Month: 10 Things To Know E-commerce major Flipkart has partnered with private sector lender Axis Bank to launch a co-branded credit card. The new co-branded card - powered by payments processor Mastercard - will offer......
13:01 2019-07-12

Leak says the Galaxy Note 10 will be very expensive at launch – but that doesn’t really matter We know everything there is to know about the Galaxy Note 10 at this point, at least when it comes to design and specs. Everything leaked well ahead of the August 7th press conference, which is what usually happens with Samsung’s flagships. A new report from a trusted leaker reveals one of the...
13:13 2019-07-12

Toast and tahini: Anna Jones’ summer tomato recipes | The Modern Cook Peak tomato is nearly upon us. Devour them just as they come with only salt and olive oil, on toast with a hit of herbs and spices or with a smooth tahini sauceTomatoes are nearing full glory and I’m eating them with almost every meal. Soft ones get squashed or grated (no skins) on to garlic-rubbed ...
14:13 2019-07-12

YouTube Introduces Learning Playlists Without Algorithmic Recommendations YouTube is bringing a new education feature called Learning Playlists with dedicated landing pages for educational videos on topics like maths, science, music and language, free from algorithmic......
14:13 2019-07-12

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:26 2019-07-12

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos.       ...
14:39 2019-07-12

Stade Francais lock Stassen provisionally suspended for doping Stade Francais' South African lock Hendre Stassen has been provisionally suspended by the French anti-doping agency after failing a random drug test following a French Top 14 match against Montpellier in May....
14:39 2019-07-12

Airbnb launches $1,000+ per night luxury rental tier Airbnb is offering a luxury tier that starts at $1,000 per night. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Alpine huts take drastic action to ensure the bed bugs don't bite German refuge tells tourists to microwave sleeping bags in effort to halt infestation Remote Alpine mountain refuges are battling an infestation of bed bugs transferred from hut to hut by hikers in their luggage and sleeping bags.On Friday, the German Alpine Club introduced new guidelines to tackle ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Perez/Stroll F1 grid gains to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care Racing Point's title sponsor SportPesa has launched a grand prix-based initiative to support the Formula 1 team's bid to raise more than £250,000 for a breast cancer charity...
15:26 2019-07-12

High Court Seeks Centre's Reply Over Accident Compensation Tax Provision The Delhi High Court has sought the response of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on a plea seeking quashing of the provision mandating tax deduction on the interest received on compensation by a......
15:52 2019-07-12

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta will be stepping down in a week over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges. ...
16:13 2019-07-12

Harvard's camera can show you the world through the eyes of a shrimp Shrimp and insect species that can see polarized light experience the world in a much, much different way than we do -- just take look at the image above to see what we mean. The only way we can get a glimpse of their polarized world is through devic......
16:39 2019-07-12

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
16:39 2019-07-12

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
16:52 2019-07-12

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
17:00 2019-07-12

Partial ECM exit to leave Deutsche Bank focused on Europe Deutsche Bank is focusing its equity capital markets (ECM) business such as initial public offerings (IPOs) on Germany and Europe, scaling back in the United States and retreating from most of Asia, banking sources said....
17:00 2019-07-12

Thomas Cook enlists China's Fosun to salvage oldest travel firm Thomas Cook is negotiating a 750 million pound ($941 million) rescue that will give Fosun Tourism , its biggest investor, control of the indebted British group's package-tour business, in a blow to other shareholders....
17:00 2019-07-12

Oil prices firm on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
17:00 2019-07-12

Sweden's Ericsson sees Brazil switching on 5G network by early 2021 Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson expects Brazil to switch on its fifth-generation (5G) network by early 2021, several months after a spectrum auction set for March next year, a top executive told Reuters....
17:00 2019-07-12

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex, stocks extend Fed-driven rally Most Latin American currencies extended gains on Friday after dovish signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve, with the Brazilian real holding at over three-month highs as investors welcomed progress in the government's pension reform bill. Brazil's markets have surged in recent days on prospects f...
17:00 2019-07-12

GRAPHIC-Take Five: G7 - deep in the Woods? LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) - 1/HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRETTON WOODS! In July 1944 as World War Two raged, finance chiefs from the world's main trading nations met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire....
17:00 2019-07-12

Ford supplier Tower to be acquired in $900 million deal Autokiniton agreed to buy all shares of Tower International for $31 per share in cash -- 70 percent over Tower's Thursday stock price. Ford is Tower's largest customer, accounting for nearly half of the supplier's business....
17:13 2019-07-12

Ex-cemetery manager charged with scamming widower out of $2,500 A former Connecticut cemetery manager accused of desecrating gravesites faces fresh charges that she pocketed $2,500 from a grieving widower who thought he was buying a burial plot next to his wife. Luis Castillo forked over $1,150 to Dale LaPrade in 2014 for plots for himself and his newly deceased...
17:26 2019-07-12

Travel Smarter With Our Favorite Toiletry Bags For 20% Off [Exclusive] Gravel’s Expeditioner Bags are some of our favorites, and you can get them for 20% off for Prime Day right now with promo code PRIME20. Available in two sizes, the bags are made from a premium waterproof material, and include a bunch of thoughtfully designed pockets inside and out, including one tha...
17:26 2019-07-12

The Latest: Japan blames S.Korea export control ‘weaknesses’ A Japanese official says restrictions imposed by Japan on high-tech exports to South Korea were prompted by a review of trade policy, and are not related to a growing diplomatic dispute over South Korean court rulings...
17:26 2019-07-12

Dwyane Wade's jersey swap collection is already hilariously out of date It took less than two weeks of the NBA offseason for the jerseys Wade got during his "One Last Dance" tour to become the world's largest collection of throwbacks....
17:39 2019-07-12

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets Like many people, Barbara Greenberg wasn’t looking to unlock any deep, dark family secrets when she spit into a tube a few years ago and sent her DNA off to be analyzed. “I was just curious to see if I would find anything a bit interesting,” Greenberg says....
17:39 2019-07-12

Seems Like the Power Rangers Movies Are Already Being Rebooted Don Cheadle could be joining Space Jam 2. Kristen Schaal will come from the future in Bill & Ted 3. Tim Miller has vague thoughts about Sonic the Hedgehog’s new redesign. Plus, a better look at Killer Frost’s new costume on The Flash, details on the end of iZombie, and a new adult-oriented...Fli...
17:39 2019-07-12

Big Move in Pound v. Dollar: See the Long-Term Chart that Saw It Coming The July Global Market Perspective showed a long-term chart of the British Pound v. the U.S. Dollar. See why a long-term chart in a monthly publication is very relevant to investors who look for opportunities right now....
17:52 2019-07-12

The 5 best early Prime Day deals you can get this Friday Before Prime Day even begins, you can get Instant Pots, robot vacuums, and Amazon Echoes at their lowest prices.       ...
18:00 2019-07-12

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now ready for more PCs as major issues are resolved The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has had three blocks lifted which were preventing the upgrade from being delivered to some PCs – the upshot being that you may now be able to get the latest update if it was being held back due to one of these compatibility issues.The problems which have been cu...
18:00 2019-07-12

Watch: Novak Djokovic reaches Wimbledon's final round with win over Roberto Bautista Agut World No. 1 Novak Djokovic clinched a spot in the Wimbledon men's singles final with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6- 2 victory over Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday in London....
18:13 2019-07-12

iZombie’s dame to die for goes full-on noir with “Night And The Zombie City” Despite a premise made to shake things up format-wise on a weekly basis, iZombie is a show that doesn’t really play with its general look and style all too much. It usually changes things enough to get by for a certain brain-based premise, but a complete aesthetic overhaul isn’t the norm for the ser...
18:13 2019-07-12

Border Patrol Head Was Reportedly a Member of Vile Secret Facebook Group On July 1, a ProPublica investigation revealed that thousands of current and former Border Patrol agents were members of a secret Facebook group called “I’m 10-15,” where officers mocked dead immigrants and posted violently racist and sexist memes, sometimes with graphic imagery, directed at elected...
18:26 2019-07-12

If iGlasses are truly on ice, Apple’s 2020 will be dull but lucrative Critics often conflate Apple's innovations with success, but in reality, the company's sales aren't as dependent on new product categories as on iteration.Read More...
18:26 2019-07-12

The DeanBeat: A few days without game journalism and a few days without gaming Last week I went on my summer vacation for a few days. It was a rare victory for those of you who would like to see me work less and play fewer games as well. (Yes, I know you’re out there, and you’re tired of hearing me brag that I wrote 10 stories in a day). You might not have noticed ...
18:26 2019-07-12

Puerto Rico governor apologizes for calling Melissa Mark-Viverito a ‘whore’ Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — whose administration has been roiled by a corruption probe — has apologized for calling former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito a “whore” and telling a federal board overseeing the island’s finances to “go f— yourself.” Rosselló made the comments i...
18:52 2019-07-12

Dozens injured when Air Canada flight hits severe turbulence Dozens of passengers aboard an Air Canada flight were injured when the plane hit severe turbulence en route from Vancouver to Australia, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Hawaii. The plane carrying 284 people was about two hours past the Hawaiian islands on its flight to Sydney on Thursday ...
18:52 2019-07-12

Megan Rapinoe: the World Cup hero who wants the world to be a better place As tough off the pitch as on, she defies Donald Trump, speaks out for race and gender equality, while espousing more love, less hateMegan Rapinoe stood on a parade float on a sun-splashed morning in lower Manhattan, the World Cup trophy in one hand and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot La Grande Dame in th...
19:13 2019-07-12

Groenewegen sprints to Tour stage win as Brailsford cools Bernal hype • Dutchman earns third stage victory for Jumbo-Visma• Ineos manager says Colombian is still on learning curveWhile the dust settled on the gravel climb to La Planche des Belles Filles, the Tour’s longest stage, a 230km haul from Belfort to Chalon-sur-Saône, was also its most soporific to date, illum...
19:13 2019-07-12

Novak Djokovic overcomes plucky Bautista Agut to reach Wimbledon final • Djokovic beats Spanish opponent 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2• Winner will face Nadal or Federer in Sunday’s finalDefending champion Novak Djokovic withstood a brave effort by Roberto Bautista Agut as he wore down the Spaniard 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the Wimbledon final for the sixth time in his career. ...
19:13 2019-07-12

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
19:26 2019-07-12

Electric Boat nabs $173.8M for support of Navy's strategic, attack subs General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. was awarded a four-year, $173.8 million contract to support the Navy's operational strategic and attack submarines, with options that could bring the deal's value to over $1 billion....
19:26 2019-07-12

Report: Former WWE Wrestler Tyrus Sent Gross, Incoherent Texts To Co-Host Britt McHenry Last month, The Daily Beast reported that former WWE wrestler Tyrus had been removed from his position as co-host of a streaming show on Fox Nation because he had sexually harassed co-host Britt McHenry. Today, the Huffington Post is reporting that Tyrus’s harassment took the form of disgusting and ...
19:26 2019-07-12

Eleven Years After The Greatest Match Ever: A Federer-Nadal Wimbledon Liveblog Novak Djokovic awaits in the final. Either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal will join him after today’s semifinal. GOATs are grazing everywhere the eye can see. Roger has mastered the grass and Wimbledon is historically his home turf, but Rafa has beaten him here before—famously, in their 2008 final, t...
19:26 2019-07-12

NBA Teams Shouldn't Be Allowed To Even Think About 2026 Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets pushed the absolute limits of the NBA’s rules on trading draft picks to dump Chris Paul in Oklahoma City and bring in a slightly younger ball-dominant point guard—one who’s only two years removed from his last All-NBA first team appearance instead of five. To ditc...
19:26 2019-07-12

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, damage could be seen in the cells of the organ’s criti...
19:26 2019-07-12

TVS Sport 100 cc Motorcycle Launched In Sri Lanka TVS Motor Company has recently announced the launch of its 100 cc motorcycle, TVS Sport, in Sri Lanka. The Chennai-based two-wheeler manufacturer has introduced the motorcycle with new sporty graphics......
19:26 2019-07-12

Purple fairy wrasse named Wakanda discovered on reef in twilight zone Scuba divers have discovered a new fish – a vibrant purple fairy wrasse. They have named it Cirrhilabrus wakanda, after the fictional kingdom in Black Panther...
19:26 2019-07-12

Trump backs Gorka in fiery Rose Garden dust-up with Playboy reporter President Trump on Friday backed former aide Sebastian Gorka after a dust-up between Gorka and Playboy reporter Brian Karem, in which Karem taunted Gorka -- who in turn called Karem a “punk.”...
19:26 2019-07-12

Oklahoma man arrested in stolen car with snake, uranium, gun, whiskey: Cops An Oklahoma man was arrested last month after police say a routine traffic stop turned up a gun, a rattlesnake, an open bottle of whiskey and rod of “radioactive” uranium. ...
19:26 2019-07-12

Chris Pratt Channels His Inner Country Star With a Surprise Johnny Cash Performance Belt it out, Chris Pratt! We know him as an action star, funny guy and Katherine Schwarzenegger's other half, but now a new title belongs on the actor's list: budding country......
19:26 2019-07-12

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide An infant was discovered unconscious and with signs of trauma inside a Bronx apartment — in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. The 1-month-old girl, identified by authorities as Monreux Mercado, wasn’t breathing when she was found at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the second-fl...
19:26 2019-07-12

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand. But for Trevor Bayliss, the head coach, it is the chance to i...
19:39 2019-07-12

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
19:39 2019-07-12

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
19:39 2019-07-12

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
19:52 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-India-U.S. trade talks end without major progress -sources U.S. and Indian trade negotiators ended talks on Friday without making major progress on a range of disputes over tariffs and other protectionist measures imposed by both sides that are straining bilateral ties, according to officials with knowledge of the discussions....
19:52 2019-07-12

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall St stocks climb, dollar drops on rate-cut optimism * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates after U.S. market open, adds commentary, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)...
19:52 2019-07-12

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
20:00 2019-07-12

Prime Day and Whole Foods: What you should know By Nathan Burrow Amazon Prime Day 2019 will begin July 15, and we're getting ready to bring you all the best deals on Wirecutter picks and recommendations from our expert staff. Bookmark our Deals page, follow Wirecutter Deals on Twitter, and sign u......
20:00 2019-07-12

Will Boeing recover from the 737 Max crisis? Boeing announced on Thursday that the head of its 737 program, Eric Lindblad, is set to retire. The Boeing 737 Max was the fastest-selling airliner in Boeing history, selling more than 5,000 aircraft over the past few years. Then two fatal crashes halted all sales. There was a major problem with th...
20:13 2019-07-12

Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated....
20:13 2019-07-12

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the moon's south pole for the first time ever....
20:13 2019-07-12

Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick drives ball off tee hanging out of caddie's mouth Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick is among the former celebrities and athletes taking part in the American Century Championship this weekend in Lake Tahoe....
20:13 2019-07-12

Brandi Chastain's iconic Women's World Cup moment immortalized with statue outside Rose Bowl Former U.S. women’s soccer star Brandi Chastain was honored with a statue outside the Rose Bowl in California on Wednesday to celebrate the 1999 World Cup-winning team....
20:13 2019-07-12

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China said it would sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, a retaliatory move that is expected to have minimal effect on defense companies but is likely to further complicate efforts to resolve the simmering trade dispute between Beijing and Washington....
20:26 2019-07-12

The next Pedro? Martinez says Cincinnati Reds' Luis Castillo pitches just like he did MLB managers and players have attested to how much the Reds ace reminds them of Pedro Martinez. And the Hall of Famer completely agrees.       ...
20:26 2019-07-12

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and all hell broke loose amid a growing culture war.       ...
20:26 2019-07-12

Williams back at Silverstone in his 50th year as team boss The British Grand Prix at Silverstone has always been a season's highlight for Frank Williams and this weekend is no exception even if his 50th year in the sport sees his team last and without a point....
20:39 2019-07-12

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's challenges....
20:39 2019-07-12

Macquarie's MEIF 6 Fibre unit to buy UK telecoms firm KCOM Macquarie unit MEIF 6 Fibre Ltd is to buy KCOM Group Plc in a deal that values the British telecoms company at 627 million pounds ($787.5 million), ending a bidding war with a UK pension fund....
20:39 2019-07-12

Charter gets final approval to stay in NY despite breaking merger promise Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle in West Lake Hills, Texas. (credit: Tony Webster) Charter Communications has received final approval to stay in New York State despite violating merger commitments related to its 2016 purchase of Time Warner Cable. The New York State Public Service Commission (...
20:39 2019-07-12

Trees demand equal status in a new Paris gallery show They do not move, think, or see, but they understand their plight: a new exhibition brings art, science and environmentalism together to speak for the trees....
20:52 2019-07-12

'Tinderbox of violence': Ocasio-Cortez tears into Stephen Miller over family separation Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday savaged White House adviser Stephen Miller for his role in engineering the administration’s family separation policy, accusing him of abetting the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.“It is a policy of dehumanization, implemented by this executive admin...
21:00 2019-07-12

Peter Crouch, the affable beanpole who won over fans everywhere | Paul Wilson The former England striker, who has retired at 38, had an unusual skill-set and took the robot dance back to the massesWith the possible exception of Brent Sancho, the Trinidad and Tobago defender whose dreadlocks he grabbed when leaping to score a header for England in the 2006 World Cup, no one in...
21:00 2019-07-12

UK PM May Says She Will Leave Disappointed After Brexit Failure British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union......
21:39 2019-07-12

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the third time in as many weeks when standing a day earlier....
21:52 2019-07-12

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
21:52 2019-07-12

Speculators lift net long U.S. dollar bets in latest week -CFTC, Reuters data Speculators' net long dollar position rose for the first time in seven weeks, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
22:01 2019-07-12

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies climb to 15-month high on Fed optimism Latin American currencies scaled a 15-month high on Friday as hopes of an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later this month boosted investor confidence, while stock indices in the region were subdued. MSCI's index of Latin American currencies touched its highest levels since April 20...
22:01 2019-07-12

What is a ‘Hot Girl Summer’ and is it really the new ‘BDE’? How do you want to spend your summer? You can either spend it sweat-free and isolated in air-conditioned comfort, or you can head outside and embrace “hot girl summer” — an empowering be- and do-you mantra that’s quickly taking over social media. Unlike 2018’s “big d–k energy” or “#BDE&#...
22:13 2019-07-12

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up The funny “Moana” marijuana cake mix-up that went viral earlier this week didn’t leave everyone laughing. Cassandra Walker, the Georgia Dairy Queen employee who made the drug-themed ice cream cake, said she was fired over the mistake that she claims was not even her fault in the first place. Accordi...
22:13 2019-07-12

Why politicians prefer debt ceiling crises to balanced budgets Once again, it seems, the federal government stands at the edge of a pending debt crisis. According to recent estimates, even while the nation enjoys the longest uninterrupted economic expansion in memory and unemployment hovering at bargain basement levels, our national addiction to red ink-funded ...
22:26 2019-07-12

Roger Federer tops Rafael Nadal to make Wimbledon final WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — After waiting 11 years to get another shot against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, Roger Federer was so, so close to the finish line. One match point slipped away when Federer missed a forehand return. A second came and went on a backhand return. Later, serving for a spot in a r...
22:39 2019-07-12

Odell Beckham wants a throw-off with Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes Odell Beckham Jr. is coming for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. A video emerged on Twitter Wednesday showing the star receiver launching a ball down the field. In the video, Steelers cornerback Joe Haden claimed he threw the ball “the whole field.” The throw left spectators and Twitters users impressed...
22:39 2019-07-12

#couscousforcomment: the hashtag shaming Instagrammers who demand free food Chefs around the world are fed up with so-called social media influencers offering ‘exposure’ – and they’re biting backOne day in April Duncan Welgemoed, chef and part owner of Africola, was checking his emails when he saw a request from a contestant on the Australian reality TV cooking show My Kitc...
22:52 2019-07-12

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
23:00 2019-07-12

Ex-IPS Officer, BJP's Bharati Ghosh Seeks Transfer Of Cases Against Her Former Indian Police Service officer and BJP leader Bharati Ghosh approached the Supreme Court on Friday seeking transfer of all the cases registered against her by the West Bengal police to an......
23:00 2019-07-12

Federer Downs Nadal To Set Up Djokovic Duel For Wimbledon Title Roger Federer is the third oldest man ever to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals....
23:13 2019-07-12

GM: 76ers betting on growth of Harris, Simmons The 76ers are betting that Tobias Harris and Ben Simmons can step into the closer role that had been occupied by Jimmy Butler, who is now with the Heat....
23:13 2019-07-12

Here's Trump Screaming in Front of a Plane About How He Has Unlimited Power Following a week of ignominious policy defeats and not-altogether shocking Cabinet departures, President Donald Trump would like the American public to know that he still thinks he possesses virtually limitless constitutional power....
23:26 2019-07-12

Back to school tips for parents Helpful tips for parents to reduce stress and save money. Tucson- The summer break is flying by and most schools will again open their doors to students in just a few weeks. A recent survey by TopCashBack.com found that parents that are getting set to send their children back to school are ready to ...
23:26 2019-07-12

Trump tells Congress to ‘immediately’ approve Mexico-Canada trade deal, says US moving past ‘stupid years’ of trade policy President Trump on Friday pushed for Congress to “immediately” approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing in a Wisconsin speech that his administration is moving the country past “stupid years” of trade policies....
23:39 2019-07-12

FTC Approves $5 Billion Settlement Against Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Debacle: Reports The Federal Trade Commission, which has been investigating Facebook in the wake of its massive Cambridge Analytica scandal, has voted to approve levying a massive $5 billion fine against the social media giant, according to reporting in both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. It’s the ...
23:52 2019-07-12

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the RDU International A...
23:52 2019-07-12

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty heights. After Adams’ website, Natural News, had its page suspended by Facebook in June for violating the company’s spam policies, Adams likened the sus...
23:52 2019-07-12

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal in four sets to reach Wimbledon men’s final • Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4• Federer to face Novak Djokovic in final on SundayWhen Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic step on to Centre Court on Sunday to contest the Wimbledon men’s singles final for the third time in six years two Spaniards back in the Balearics will pa...
23:52 2019-07-12

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide variety of crops.The Environmental Protection Age...
23:52 2019-07-12

Murder Victim’s Sons Attack Their Mother’s Killer in Court In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by three separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders and the victims’ family, who often wish they could offer a can of whoop-ass to the defendant....
00:00 2019-07-13

Doctor Told to Cover Up Romper on Flight From Jamaica Says American Airlines’ Apology Isn’t Enough American Airlines has formally apologized to Dr. Latisha “Tisha” Rowe for pulling her off a flight from Jamaica to Miami because her romper was deemed inappropriate by a flight attendant. But in an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Rowe reiterated that the apology wasn’t enough, calli...
00:00 2019-07-13

Everything you need to know about methylphenidate Methylphenidate is a stimulant drug that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Learn about how it works, its side effects, and typical dosages here....
00:13 2019-07-13

List of tests for diabetes Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show....
00:13 2019-07-13

Vintage Federer holds off Nadal to reach Wimbledon final Even for the two players vying for the title of GOAT (Greatest of All Time) it was perhaps greedy to expect them to produce a blockbuster to compare with their previous duel at Wimbledon....
00:26 2019-07-13

Grosjean makes light of pitlane spin Haas driver Romain Grosjean made light of an embarrassing pitlane spin at the British Grand Prix on Friday, saying he and the U.S.-owned team had laughed it off....
00:26 2019-07-13

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
00:26 2019-07-13

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein made payments to two potential witnesses seeking to influence them in the child sex trafficking case against him late last year, prosecutors said late on Friday....
00:39 2019-07-13

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major earthquakes over the past week, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
00:39 2019-07-13

FTC votes to approve $5 billion settlement with Facebook in privacy probe The Federal Trade Commission voted to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook ending an investigation into its privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak on the record, a deal that could result in unprecedented federal oversight of the...
00:52 2019-07-13

Wraith And Bloodhound’s Backstories Are Apex Legends’ Best Mystery Every once in a while, Apex Legends players notice that two of the game’s characters, Wraith and Bloodhound, both have a very familiar emblem hidden on their costumes. The emblem appears in Respawn’s previous Titanfall games, which might suggest the characters formerly piloted those games’ giant Tit...
01:00 2019-07-13

United Airlines to extend Boeing 737 Max grounding through November United Airlines extended its grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft through early November amid continued testing of the beleaguered passenger jet, the Chicago-based company announced Friday....
01:00 2019-07-13

Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton declared at fault in traffic accident that cost him arm Florida Highway Patrol said in a report that Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton caused the July 4th car crash that resulted in his arm amputation....
01:01 2019-07-13

Here's a Solid Shootout Between the Best Summer Performance Tires The warm weather is finally upon us, and hopefully you’ve shed your loud winter tires for some sporty summer rubber. Having a hard time deciding which tire to buy? Tyre Reviews is here to help....
01:13 2019-07-13

Cardinals Wainwright scratched from start due to back spasms St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright was scratched his scheduled start against Arizona due to back spasms       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal Played Some Heroic Points Before Roger Federer Wrapped It Up The match was glowing white-hot for hours, but in the fourth set, the Wimbledon semifinal between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal began to cool off. Federer got an early break to go up 2-1, and a sense of the inevitable washed over the lawn as both players traded holds, Nadal’s traction on the match ...
01:39 2019-07-13

Detroit man charged with first-degree murder, other felonies in LGBTQ killing A 26-year-old man was charged with numerous felonies, including first-degree murder and four firearm counts, for allegedly assaulting two gay men in Detroit, one of whom died. ...
02:00 2019-07-13

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
02:00 2019-07-13

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human rights" at the hands of the Venezuelan state....
02:01 2019-07-13

USAF's Mountain Home AFB stays busy with F-35A fighter plane rotations Idaho's Mountain Home Air Force Base is now the location of the largest off-station operation of F-35 II fighter planes, the U.S. Air Force noted on Friday....
02:13 2019-07-13

Babies, Break-Ups and The Situation Behind Bars: Why This Season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation Changes Everything It's not all fist pumps and Ron Ron juice anymore. With Jersey Shore Family Vacation back for its first new batch of episodes in 2019--marking a continuation of season two rather than......
02:39 2019-07-13

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigate to the Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran....
02:39 2019-07-13

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic to face Roger Federer in final This year's Wimbledon final will feature defending champion Novak Djokovic against eight-time winner Roger Federer. Djokovic was victorious the last two times the pair met in the Wimbledon final....
02:39 2019-07-13

Italy court says Eritrean in migrant case was victim of mistaken identity An Italian court ruled on Friday that an Eritrean man extradited from Sudan in 2016 was the victim of mistaken identity and dismissed allegations that he was a ruthless, human-trafficking kingpin....
03:13 2019-07-13

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
03:26 2019-07-13

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
03:26 2019-07-13

11-year-old Gianna Clemente not intimidated after qualifying for U.S. Women's Amateur Gianna Clemente, a rising sixth-grader, has 117 tournament wins and is looking forward to learning from playing alongside world's top amateurs.       ...
03:26 2019-07-13

Lockheed Martin plans to expand Milwaukee plant workforce by 15% Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp said on Friday it plans to increase the workforce at its approximately 300-person Milwaukee facility by more than 15% this year....
03:26 2019-07-13

Former Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis retires Kirk Nieuwenhuis is calling it quits. The former Met, who was playing for manager Wally Backman’s Long Island Ducks, retired on Friday, according to multiple reports. Nieuwenhuis hit .259 with 11 homers and 41 RBIs in 62 games for the Ducks this season. Nieuwenhuis, who hasn’t played in ...
03:26 2019-07-13

LeVar Burton expects he'll beam into 'Star Trek: Picard' With Patrick Stewart now warping back to the "Star Trek" universe in CBS All Access' upcoming streaming series "Picard," can a reunion with some of Jean-Luc Picard's old crewmates from the U.S.S. Enterprise also be in the cards?...
03:39 2019-07-13

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning....
04:00 2019-07-13

Hogan Gidley: Paul Ryan upset Trump doesn't 'move at the DC glacial pace' Former House Speaker Paul Ryan's critique of President Trump in a recent book is all about the fact the commander-in-chief won't subscribe to Beltway norms, according to Hogan Gidley....
04:00 2019-07-13

Is the Switch Lite the death knell for the Nintendo 3DS? Nintendo this week revealed the Switch Lite, a handheld-only version of the Switch with a slimmer form. Naturally, the inclusion of this new Switch into Nintendo’s stable begs the question of what place the venerable 3DS has in the new family. Is the 3DS about to exit the stage. I would say maybe… b...
04:13 2019-07-13

Where to Get Prime Day Deals Without Shopping Amazon If you’re not a fan of Amazon, or you’re just weary of the hubbub about Prime Day deals, never fear: every other retailer in the land is having sale of its own on July 15 and 16 as well. You’ve got plenty of options for deals on summertime shopping—be it of the back-to-school, moving, or late-summer...
04:13 2019-07-13

Say hiya to Hiyashi Chuka, the Japanese cold noodles made for summer Let us declare hiyashi chuka the summer dish of 2019. Think of it as a deconstructed bowl of ramen, minus the hot broth, with an assortment of proteins and thinly sliced vegetables. A small dish of bright and savory sauce is served on the side for pouring over or dipping....
04:13 2019-07-13

Somalia Attack Claimed by Shabab Kills 10, Including Canadian Journalist At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said....
04:26 2019-07-13

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon Novak Djokovic won the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon in his semifinal victory over Roberto Bautista Agut        ...
05:13 2019-07-13

Grieving Angels return for 1st home game since Skaggs' death Tyler Skaggs' teammates are finally home for the first time since the Los Angeles Angels pitcher was found dead in his hotel room       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Pham, Lowe HRs help Rays and Chirinos beat Orioles 16-4 Tampa Bay emerged from the All-Star break by scoring seven runs in the first inning, and the Rays got homers from Tommy Pham and Nate Lowe in a 16-4 rout of the error-prone Baltimore Orioles       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

White House freezes fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
05:52 2019-07-13

"Indian Pilots Taking To Rafale Jets Was Amazing": French Air Force Chief Indo-French Garuda VI exercise, held at Mont-de-Marsan air base in France, aimed at enhancing the interoperability level of the French and Indian crews in air defence and ground attack missions....
06:26 2019-07-13

Maldonado, Soler hit home runs, Royals beat Tigers 8-5 Martin Maldonado and Jorge Soler hit late homers and Whit Merrifield scored on a wild pitch as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-5       ...
06:52 2019-07-13

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
06:52 2019-07-13

Mueller testimony postponed until July 24 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him. Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 before two House committees about the findings of his Russia investigation. But la...
07:00 2019-07-13

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip with family, dies 48 hours later A Florida woman has been warning people on Facebook about a flesh-eating bacteria that her father contracted while swimming — which took his life less than 48 hours later. “Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend,” said Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, of Niceville, in a post Wedne...
07:00 2019-07-13

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,” explained AccuWeather senior meteorologist and l...
07:00 2019-07-13

LeBron James’s plan of gifting his No. 23 jersey to Anthony Davis has hit a snag Nike reportedly says production issues and the subsequent financial hit won't allow James's new Lakers teammate to wear the jersey until the 2020-2021 season....
07:13 2019-07-13

Fashion icon: Wildest styles from Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook is known for blazing his own, very unique sartorial trail. Take a look back at some of his wildest styles over the years.       ...
07:13 2019-07-13

With rapper A$AP Rocky still detained, manager John Ehmann’s hotel room in Sweden is raided: source Rapper A$AP Rocky’s longtime manager, John Ehmann, had his hotel room raided Friday morning after he was served a search warrant in Stockholm while his client Rocky sat in a Swedish jail, Fox News has learned....
07:52 2019-07-13

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his opening monologue....
08:26 2019-07-13

Mini Remastered: driving the classic car's £90,000 reinvention David Brown Automotive is based in an 18,000sq ft facility at Silverstone. The staff roster numbers just 40 to produce not only the Mini Remastered but also this Aston Martin lookalike Speedback Beatles albums at 50 can now be improved, apparently. Is the same true of Minis at 60? We head to Swing...
08:26 2019-07-13

Finger-clicking good: Autocar goes slot-car racing There’s more to slot racing than pressing a trigger You don’t need a Bugatti to experience nearly 300mph, just some slot-car racing skills. We check out Scalextric for grown-ups Scalextric on steroids, they call it, and once you’ve done a lap of the 110-foot, five-lane track with the 1:32-scale c...
08:26 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein: how US media – with one star exception – whitewashed the story The Miami Herald exposed a vast criminal network and a government cover-up – but why the silence elsewhere?When Julie K Brown of the Miami Herald approached a former police chief of Palm Beach, Florida, in 2017, hoping to get him to open up about his investigation of the child sex crimes for which t...
08:26 2019-07-13

Romesh Ranganathan: even the loveliest people get road rage – my mum included The van driver suggested we both pull over and sort this out physicallyI find it baffling how much of a war zone the road is. In life, we mostly manage to walk around interacting with each other fairly politely. But as soon as we get into our cars, we morph into something out of Mad Max. We drive ar...
08:52 2019-07-13

A look at Serena Williams' dominant career Unless you've been living under a rock the past two decades, you know that Serena Williams has carved out a legendary tennis career. But, if you're a rock dweller, here's a refresher on just how amazing it's been.        ...
09:00 2019-07-13

Amazon expanding reach in the automotive industry Amazon is expected to grow its Alexa-enabled offerings in the coming months and years, including a significant expansion into the embedded software systems of vehicles....
09:52 2019-07-13

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
09:52 2019-07-13

Serena Williams meets Simona Halep in Wimbledon final Serena Williams will try to win her 24th Grand Slam singles title when she faces Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final       ...
11:01 2019-07-13

PS5 Specs will cater to ‘Hardcore Gamers’ and boast Incredible high-spec features Gamers are eager to hear new details about the PS5. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal suggests that PS5 will be targeted at ‘hardcore gamers’ first and foremost....
12:00 2019-07-13

UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents A British investigation into the leaking of confidential diplomatic memos is raising press freedom issues with a police warning that U.K. media might face a criminal inquiry if leaked documents are published...
12:13 2019-07-13

Kim Darroch: Jeremy Hunt defends right of press to publish leaked cables Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets ActThe foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has defended the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches sent by Sir Kim Darroch while he was the British ambassador to the US.The Metropolitan police ...
12:52 2019-07-13

Pure EV Aims To Launch Long-Range Electric Motorcycles Next Year The company which raised venture capital funding from Hyderabad-based pharmaceuticals visionary V.C. Nannapaneni, has also been developing a prototype of HVDC (high-voltage direct current) electric......
13:26 2019-07-13

Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry as state of emergency declared New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerDonald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.Nearly 50,000 people are without power as the storm nears l...
13:39 2019-07-13

House Dems pick party unity over ICE fight House Democratic leaders are likely to duck what could be their best chance to force President Donald Trump to fix squalid conditions at the border, out of fear of stirring up further infighting in the caucus.Democrats are pushing to relieve congested detention facilities for migrants and demand acc...
13:39 2019-07-13

|ClientsmayhavelostR100mormore,saysFSCAonStringfellowarrest Thomas Stringfellow turned himself in to Johannesburg police following investigations into his conduct when handling funds from Stringfellow Group's clients....
13:39 2019-07-13

Andre Ward fears Anthony Yarde isn't prepared for Sergey Kovalev test - EXCLUSIVE THEY say he who dares wins, and Anthony Yarde really is pushing that mantra to the limit by taking on WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in Russia on August 24....
14:26 2019-07-13

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep live stream: how to watch Wimbledon 2019 ladies' final 2019 online from anywhere For many the greatest women’s player of all time, Serena Williams, is out to draw level with Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles as she faces Simona Halep today in the 2019 Wimbledon final. Making her first appearance on this stage, could Romanian star Halep stop Serena cre...
14:26 2019-07-13

From Motorious: To the Green Hell and back in an Audi S8 From our sister site Motorious: From confusion and fatigue in Clapham, to euphoria and bewilderment at the Nurburgring, Audi's two-decade old S8 ticked every box on 750 miles of road’ in the abstract and as a first par in Italics...
15:00 2019-07-13

Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep: Live Updates At Wimbledon, Williams is trying to win her record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles championship and her first title since returning to tennis after having a child....
15:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
15:00 2019-07-13

Ex-Arizona teacher sentenced to 20 years for molesting teenage student Former Arizona teacher Brittany Zamora has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty for molesting a 13-year-old student.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
16:00 2019-07-13

She Was Face Of Spain's Stolen-Baby Scandal, Says She Wasn't Abducted Ins Madrigal, who last year became the face of a decades long child abduction scandal that still haunts Spain, has discovered that she was not among the estimated 30,000 babies stolen during the rule......
16:00 2019-07-13

Wimbledon: Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams to win second Grand Slam Simona Halep was nearly flawless in her first Wimbledon final, quickly dispatching Serena Williams in straight sets to win the championship. It is the second Grand Slam title win for the Romanian....
16:52 2019-07-13

The Latest: Halep beats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final Simona Halep wins her first Wimbledon title and keeps Serena Williams from winning her eighth, beating the American 6-2, 6-2       ...
16:52 2019-07-13

Pogba sets up Rashford in Man United's 2-0 win over Perth Unsettled Paul Pogba provided the backheel flick for England striker Marcus Rashford to score in Manchester United's 2-0 win over the A-League's Perth Glory on Saturday at Perth Stadium       ...
16:52 2019-07-13

One-day shipping is now the norm for most Prime Day items. Here's what happens when you order. One-day shipping is now the norm for Amazon's 100 million Prime members. To succeed, Amazon spends tens of billions of dollars a year and employs 250,000 workers in its U.S. warehouses. Follow the journey a Prime-eligible item takes to your door....
17:00 2019-07-13

Dolphins' Caldwell taking leave for '19 season Dolphins assistant head coach Jim Caldwell is expected to be away from the team for the 2019 season "due to some medical complications that require my full attention."...
17:26 2019-07-13

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
18:00 2019-07-13

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt Britain's foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria....
18:13 2019-07-13

Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one....
18:13 2019-07-13

2 Children Die As Heavy Rains Hit Bihar, 6 Districts Severely Affected Two children have died in Bihar's Kishanganj as heavy rains continue to lash the state. According to Principal Secretary Disaster Management Pratya Amrit, six Bihar districts have severely been......
18:26 2019-07-13

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
18:26 2019-07-13

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
18:39 2019-07-13

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and encourages inmates to participate in programs designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, with credits that can be used to gain an earlier release....
19:00 2019-07-13

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired by his department last year so he could apply for an accidental disability pension. Philip Mitchell...
19:00 2019-07-13

Hamilton denied Brit GP pole by Bottas, takes on negativity Valtteri Bottas was six milliseconds faster than Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the British Grand Prix       ...
19:13 2019-07-13

Cycling: Alaphilippe reclaims yellow and Pinot impresses in French tour de force Julian Alaphilippe reclaimed the Tour de France's yellow jersey and Thibaut Pinot underlined his title credentials as the French pair highly impressed in a spectacular eighth-stage finale on Saturday....
19:13 2019-07-13

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday....
19:13 2019-07-13