NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 22:13 2019-07-11

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit

Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanagement by the U.S. Department of Education, a lawsui...

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit

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Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
22:52 2019-06-13

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
23:26 2019-07-11

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they could have gotten for free....
23:26 2019-07-03

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
21:00 2019-07-03

Japan Display gets debt relief, says consortium to formalize bailout Japan Display Inc said on Thursday a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium will formalize its decision to invest in it by June 14, after client Apple Inc agreed to wait for money owed and a government-backed fund offered to waive debt....
14:26 2019-05-30

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the total cost of laser eye surgery in cash, writing a $4...
21:13 2019-05-22

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
23:26 2019-07-07

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
12:52 2019-05-31

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
22:26 2019-05-31

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
09:13 2019-06-24

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
05:13 2019-06-21

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a third-party company and it might've prevented them...
14:01 2019-06-08

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
10:26 2019-05-22

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
20:26 2019-06-27

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination is promising to forgive all o...
15:52 2019-06-30

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
15:26 2019-05-21

"Will Go After Thieves Who Left Pakistan In Debt," Says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to go after the "thieves" who left the country badly in debt and set up a high-powered commission to probe huge debts incurred during the last 10 years, as......
14:00 2019-06-12

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
19:00 2019-06-14

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
21:13 2019-06-28

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these policies include trading vacation days for studen...
21:39 2019-06-13

Givling app, which offers student debt prizes, is like 'Black Mirror': She spent $42,000 to win The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
19:26 2019-06-21

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
22:26 2019-06-29

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them of student debt relief....
20:26 2019-06-27

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

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
16:52 2019-05-21

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay their loans....
16:26 2019-07-01

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through their military service....
04:26 2019-05-27

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
15:39 2019-07-02

Student complains swimwear left her 'vagina out' – only to discover she wore it wrong AN IBIZA reveller was mortified when she flashed her intimate areas in a skimpy swimsuit. The partygoer later realised she wore the cossie back-to-front....
05:00 2019-07-02

A college grad flees U.S. to avoid student loan debt: 'I had to escape this prison' Loan payments rolled in and Chad Albright still couldn't find a job. He felt crushed by his debt. So instead of paying it off, he left the country.        ...
20:13 2019-06-11

Maryland college student brings stepdad to tears with collage of notes he left her in middle school A college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in Maryland when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up....
15:52 2019-06-19

Canterbury attack: Seven arrests after Lebanese exchange student Daniel Ezzedine, 17, left lighting for life in coma Seven people have been arrested after a 17-year-old exchange student was left fighting for his life with a "30 per cent" chance of survival after a brutal attack in Kent....
21:13 2019-06-13

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

One Morehouse College student's $100,000 in debt, vanished. 'God has smiled on me,' he says after billionaire Robert F. Smith's speech Elijah Dormeus was graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned billionaire Robert Smith would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
18:13 2019-05-22

The Fed signaled rate cuts may be coming soon. What does that mean for borrowers, savers The Fed signaled that interest rate could be on the way but the benefits for borrowers may be limited. Bank customers could see savings rates fall.       ...
12:13 2019-06-20

Leveraged loan borrowers sweeten pricing as headline risk mounts NEW YORK, June 6 (LPC) - Borrowers tapping the broadly syndicated US leveraged loan market to fund their operations are peddling juicier spreads to attract investors wary of negative headline news....
22:52 2019-06-06

Ensure that widows are ‘not left out or left behind’, UN chief urges on International Day  On International Widow’s Day, marked on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is asking everyone to reflect on the “economic hardship and increased vulnerability” of these bereaved women and ensure “they are not left out or left behind”. ...
03:39 2019-06-23

Heat Relief is Coming No surprise here, we are capping off the holiday weekend with another very warm day. Some mid-level clouds have kept things tamped down, at least compared to the last several afternoons. This pre-summer heat wave will spike tomorrow with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s area-wide. We are expectin...
23:52 2019-05-27

Why do I have tight jaw muscles? Causes and relief Tight jaw muscles often occur due to stress, anxiety, injury, or overusing the jaw joint. In other cases, it may signal a medical condition. Learn about causes of jaw tightness and ways to relieve the tension here....
22:26 2019-06-27

Trade Truce a Relief to Markets---For Now Stocks and other risky assets are likely to enjoy a brief rally after the emergence of what appears to be a U.S.-China trade truce, analysts said. However, the longer-term outlook depends on what kind of lasting deal can be struck by the two largest economies, and how this could affect interest rate...
14:26 2019-06-29

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
03:13 2019-05-31

Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year's harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks....
17:00 2019-05-24

Home Buyers See Signs of Relief This Spring Price increases are slowing. There are more properties for sale. And mortgage rates are low. Still, much depends on what kind of house you want, and where....
18:39 2019-05-31

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesday by a Kentucky representative. The bill has been stalled in Congress since December, but the latest blockage has many enraged. The Democrat-controlle...
15:00 2019-05-29

Relief from gas prices are expected during Memorial Day weekend NBC — The price of gas is up and down, but consumers may see a bit of relief this holiday weekend. According to Gas Buddy, the average price of regular unleaded gas has trickled down for the second consecutive week as refineries begin to boost production. Experts say California, with the prici...
02:26 2019-05-25

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said through a translator after goating a demoralizing 9-5 loss to the Cardinals. “And for me at this point, ...
16:52 2019-06-15

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:13 2019-05-24

In Relief For Kamal Nath Government, Mayawati Says She Won't Pull Rug The Bahujan Samaj Party on Wednesday announced that it will continue to provide outside support to the Kamal Nath-led government in Madhya Pradesh, providing it with a much-needed breather in the wake......
03:52 2019-05-30

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
12:52 2019-07-07

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:26 2019-05-23

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
03:26 2019-05-25

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
00:52 2019-06-14

Train brings relief to city running out of water A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month....
20:39 2019-07-12

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
21:00 2019-07-02

Mets’ Mickey Callaway can breathe sigh of relief — for 1 day Mea culpa Mickey is 1-0. And this time Mickey Callaway pushed his starting pitcher Jason Vargas to 117 pitches and a complete game, considering the state of the Mets bullpen that is long overdue. The night after Callaway apologized to his team after taking out Noah Syndergaard and costing the Mets a...
11:39 2019-06-06

Trade Truce Prompts Relief Rally for Stocks and Oil Global stocks and oil rallied while U.S. Treasury yields rose after the weekend’s truce on trade between Beijing and Washington lifted investor confidence....
11:39 2019-07-01

Relief rally fades as growth fears loom World stocks eked out meagre gains on Tuesday amid worries the global economy was faltering after data showed manufacturing activity slowed last month, weakening appetite for risk....
14:26 2019-07-02

Relief From Intense Heat Likely In 2 Days, Says Weather Office Heatwave conditions are likely to continue over North, central and south India for two more days but will abate gradually, the Indian Meteorological Department said today...
19:52 2019-06-02

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

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

"Kapalabhati For 10 Years": Ramdev's Stress-Relief Tip For Opposition Soon after Narendra Modi took oath as Prime Minister again for a second consecutive term on Thursday, yoga guru Ramdev took a potshot at opposition leaders and said that they should practice......
06:13 2019-05-31

Huawei sanctions relief draws criticism from US lawmakers A truce in the US-China trade dispute that could ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei has caused an uproar in Washington over national security concerns....
05:26 2019-07-02

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
00:26 2019-07-16

Trump court victory offers temporary relief for Keystone XL The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by environmentalists to block the Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the lawsuit was moot because of a new permit President Trump issued in March....
17:52 2019-06-07

Salvation Army: Summer heat relief items needed TUCSON –As triple digits hit Tucson, The Salvation Army is asking for summer heat relief items. The Salvation Army is partnering with Albertsons and Safeway stores for the entire month of June to collect bottled water and raise money for Operation Chill Out. “There is a vital need for donations of u...
17:39 2019-06-11

U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
02:01 2019-06-05

US STOCKS-Futures gain on China stimulus, tariff relief U.S. stocks were set to edge back toward record territory on Tuesday, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:26 2019-06-11

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico....
14:13 2019-06-11

AP Photos: Refugee women find relief in Greek soccer Players in Greece's first refugee women's soccer team weren't allowed to take part in an international tournament but still found a way to win       ...
15:39 2019-07-09

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:13 2019-06-13

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
03:00 2019-06-05

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key EV parts, and rejecting Uber's petition to waive duties on electric scooter...
10:13 2019-06-14

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
10:13 2019-06-02

Stocks lose steam as threats to growth end relief rally Stocks eked out meager gains on Tuesday amid worries the global economy was faltering after data showed manufacturing activity slowed last month, weakening appetite for risk....
11:26 2019-07-02

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
03:26 2019-06-14

U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scoote...
23:26 2019-06-13

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
02:52 2019-05-29

US Congress Sends $19 Billion Relief Bill To Trump To Sign Into Law The US Congress overcame months of delays to finally pass a $19.1 billion relief package Monday to help victims of flooding, wildfires and hurricanes that have devastated communities from Puerto Rico......
06:26 2019-06-04

Rescuers describe relief at spotting missing Hawaii hiker WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Three volunteer rescuers who found a hiker more than two weeks after she disappeared in a Hawaii forest described their elation and relief after spotting her near a waterfall in deep vegetation. Javier Cantellops, Chris Berquist and Troy Helmers said Monday that they saw Amand...
23:52 2019-05-27

US denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors request for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
01:52 2019-06-05

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief About 37 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on the way....
01:26 2019-05-30

The Breakaway: 'Relief that Jumbo–Visma aren’t Team Ineos' "Orla Chennaoui, Dan Lloyd and Brian Smith say we can expect a thrilling finale to the Giro d’Italia as race favourite Primoz Roglic is unlikely to be afforded the protection by Jumbo-Visma that we have grown accustomed to under Team Ineos (formerly Team Sky)."...
22:00 2019-05-23

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to a long-stalled disaster aid bill, potentially clearing the way for its passage later this week. The Alabama Republican agreed to drop the fight — which had held up a deal for weeks and even beg...
16:00 2019-05-21

Congress Reaches Deal on Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
23:00 2019-05-23

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St set to open higher on Mexico relief, M&A cheer Wall Street was set to open higher on Monday after the United States abandoned plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, while a multi-billion dollar deal between United Technologies and Raytheon added to the cheer....
16:13 2019-06-10

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:13 2019-05-24

Heatwave Continues Across India, Rains Bring Relief In Punjab, Haryana Large swathes of the country remained under the grip of relentless heatwave on Tuesday with Churu in Rajasthan recording a high of 48 degrees celsius, though rains did bring some relief to people in......
21:13 2019-06-04

Budget 2019: Need Import Duty Relief On Lifesaving Equipment, Says FICCI The industry body, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in its Pre-Budget Memorandum, has demanded that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime should be liberalised for......
09:13 2019-06-17

Papa John's will spend additional $80 million on franchisee relief and marketing Papa John's said Wednesday that the company will invest an additional $80 million in its domestic franchisees and marketing, as the pizza chain's struggles put pressure on its operators....
01:00 2019-06-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on Mexico relief, M&A cheer U.S. stocks opened higher on Monday after the United States abandoned plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, while a multi-billion dollar deal between United Technologies and Raytheon added to the cheer....
16:13 2019-06-10

European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
17:13 2019-05-27

Eoin Morgan feels excitement and relief as England open with World Cup win • England begin World Cup with fine victory over South Africa• Morgan: ‘It is a relief to be off and running, great to get a win’Ben Stokes soaked up a phenomenal feeling after his one-handed wonder catch got England’s World Cup campaign under way with a crushing victory and a sprinkling of stardust...
00:26 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scoote...
21:26 2019-06-13

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday that “we are faced with a humanitarian disaster un...
01:39 2019-06-19

Asian shares follow Europe higher on EU relief, auto merger Asian shares tracked European gains on Tuesday, as relief over EU election results eased concerns about political difficulties in the bloc and merger news supported auto shares, although persistent concerns about trade capped regional sentiment....
03:39 2019-05-28

Mexican Business Leaders Express Relief at Deal to Avoid Tariffs Mexico’s business leaders breathed a sigh of relief after the Trump administration dropped its threat to impose tariffs, avoiding further risk to an economy that was already showing signs of fragility....
06:13 2019-06-09

European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted dispute....
09:39 2019-07-01

U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief on China-made Buick crossover The denial of the nearly year-old petition came in a May 29 letter from the U.S. Trade Representative's office saying the request concerns "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025' or other Chinese industrial programs."...
04:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-U.S. denies GM tariff relief request for China-made Buick SUV The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle....
03:00 2019-06-05

Even for a limited nuclear deal, North Korea may settle for nothing less than sanctions relief A new public broadside by North Korean officials against U.S.-backed sanctions highlights the tough road ahead as negotiators prepare for talks in the wake of Sunday's meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
01:00 2019-07-05

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

US rejects GM, Volvo tariff relief requests for China-made SUVs The United States has rejected separate requests from General Motors and Chinese-owned Volvo Cars for an exemption to a 25% U.S. tariff on their Chinese-made sport utility vehicle models....
19:00 2019-06-05

Relief For Pehlu Khan Family As Cops To Reinvestigate Cow Smuggling Case An Alwar court today permitted the Rajasthan Police to reinvestigate a case of cattle smuggling against the sons of Pehlu Khan, a 55-year-old dairy farmer who was killed by a group of cow vigilantes......
03:26 2019-07-12

Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei....
17:26 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-European stock futures rally on relief over U.S.-China trade talks European stock futures rallied in early trade on Monday, hitting their highest level since August 2018 as investors piled into assets considered riskier after Washington and Beijing agreed to resume trade talks, averting an escalation of a protracted dispute....
09:39 2019-07-01

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
12:39 2019-06-17

U.S. denies Tesla request for tariff relief on China-made Model 3 'brain' The U.S. Trade Representative, in a May 29 letter denying petitions from the EV maker and a key supplier, said the request concerned "a product strategically important or related to 'Made in China 2025’ or other Chinese industrial programs."...
20:00 2019-06-13

JLR Offers A Land Rover Discovery Sport To Rapid Response For Disaster Relief Jaguar Land Rover India today announced offering a Land Rover Discovery Sport to Rapid Response, a non-profit organisation (NGO) that specialises in disaster management and relief this monsoon. The......
15:13 2019-06-28

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
00:13 2019-06-07

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
22:52 2019-06-13

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
04:52 2019-06-04

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks lose steam as threats to growth end relief rally Stocks eked out meagre gains on Tuesday amid worries the global economy was faltering after data showed manufacturing activity slowed last month, weakening appetite for risk....
11:00 2019-07-02

U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-13

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable populations face during the summer months....
01:26 2019-07-09

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on China stimulus, Mexico tariff relief U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, edging back toward record territory, as signs of more fiscal stimulus from China and some easing of last week's tensions around Mexico buoyed investors' appetite for risk....
16:26 2019-06-11

Jellyfish stings, poison ivy and other itchy irritations skyrocket during the summer months, but soothing relief is available (KPRC) Summer can be a time for aches and itches with stings, bites and poison ivy. However, there are some home remedies and over-the-counter options that can save you a visit to the doctor. Nurse Practitioner Linda Moghalu recommends cleaning tick bites with rubbing alcohol, and keeping an eye on ...
11:13 2019-07-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks gain on EU election relief and auto shares surge European shares climbed on Monday as investors snapped up automaker stocks following confirmation of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault, and after pro-EU parties kept a firm grip on power in elections to the European Parliament....
16:39 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-U.S. denies Tesla tariff relief request for Chinese-made Model 3 'brain' The Trump administration has denied requests to exempt Tesla Inc's Model 3 from 25% tariffs on its Chinese-made car computer and center screen, according to letters seen by Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-13

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
19:52 2019-07-12

Centre's Flood Relief Funds Meagre: Arunchal Chief Minister Pema Khandu Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday expressed concern over the havoc created by floods and landslides over the past few days, while asserting that district authorities have been......
07:26 2019-07-11

The Debt Ceiling The very phrase “debt ceiling” sounds austere and restrictive, as if intended to keep a lid on government spending. In fact, the U.S. federal debt limit was first conceived almost a century ago to make it easier for the government to borrow money. But it morphed into an explosive political tool with...
07:26 2019-07-12

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading for greater humanitarian access....
18:39 2019-06-27

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
20:00 2019-06-06

EU wants answers from Italy over debt Brussels has asked the Italian government to explain its lack of progress in reducing debt. Italy's populist government is accused of exposing the bloc to financial problems by ignoring budget discipline rules....
21:26 2019-05-29

States with the most mortgage debt To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt? When I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive Washington, D.C. I couldn’t just pick up and spend money to move to a less expensive place, so I decided ...
01:39 2019-07-09

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added to the package....
23:39 2019-05-23

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

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
20:39 2019-07-11

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
20:52 2019-05-21

This debt is most likely to force you to file for bankruptcy Student loans aren't the biggest reason people file for bankruptcy. Those who hit financial rock bottom most often point to medical debt as the cause....
20:26 2019-06-27

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
20:13 2019-05-23

Our mum’s hoarding and debt problems are out of control Unless you work on the causes, says Annalisa Barbieri, simply clearing out someone’s house doesn’t work – they will just start hoarding againWe are a group of adult siblings, worried about our mum. During our childhood, and since, our mum has had a problem with hoarding and debt. This got worse afte...
19:26 2019-07-12

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available to all other students....
21:39 2019-06-12

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis. Debt purchases by collectors are also rising....
17:01 2019-07-05

Why China’s Debt Defaults Look Set to Pick Up Again Chinese companies are facing a reality check after years of ramping up debt. A deleveraging campaign that President Xi Jinping began in 2016 to curb risks in the nation’s financial markets has led to a crackdown on unregulated lending -- so-called shadow banking -- and tighter rules on asset managem...
11:52 2019-07-09

States where students graduate with the most debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
18:00 2019-07-12

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
19:26 2019-06-13

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
17:13 2019-05-21

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer debt is an ongoing personal financial crisis for m...
15:13 2019-07-14

Venezuela says Russia debt restructuring not on the agenda - RIA Venezuela's oil minister said on Thursday that the restructuring of his country's debt to Russia was not on the agenda, the RIA news agency reported....
12:52 2019-06-06

U.S. Could Run Out of Room on Debt Ceiling in Late Summer Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the government could run out of room to keep paying its bills in full and on time in late summer unless Congress raises the federal borrowing limit before then....
21:52 2019-05-22

Regulators, Investors Zero In on Corporate Debt Market A decadelong rise in corporate borrowing is prompting new scrutiny from investors and regulators about how debt markets might hold up in an economic downturn....
15:13 2019-05-27

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations department....
03:26 2019-06-20

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed, when asked “do you have credit card debt?” fully 21 percent answered “I don’t know,” the survey rev...
18:39 2019-06-27

Venezuela says U.S. sanctions hit debt refinancing, oil sales Venezuela charged on Friday that U.S.-led sanctions had stopped foreign debt refinancing, blocked vital food and medicine imports, and cost billions of dollars in lost oil assets....
15:13 2019-07-05

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
23:26 2019-07-11

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
20:26 2019-06-27

World's top economies lay out principles on debt sustainability at G20 meet Finance leaders from the world's top economies on Sunday adopted new principles to ensure countries that lend and borrow for infrastructure spending do so in a sustainable manner, a move seen as addressing concerns that China's lending practices have saddled some emerging nations with huge debt....
15:13 2019-06-09

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
12:39 2019-07-12

Forget these 5 myths you’ve heard about debt consolidation Consolidating debt with a personal loan doesn't reduce your debt or damage your credit score. And it can be a relatively quick process.       ...
14:39 2019-06-11

Man fatally shot cousin during argument over $45 debt: cops A Missouri man fatally shot his cousin during an argument over a $45 debt and some personal belongings, police said. Lamont Devon Lacombe, 27, of St. Charles, confessed to investigators that he shot his cousin, Joseph Lacombe, 26, after police responded to a report of shots fired late Saturday, St. ...
18:52 2019-06-03

EU's Tajani plays down Italian concerns over EU sanctions for debt The head of the European parliament, Antonio Tajani, played down concerns of Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini that the European Commission could fine Italy over the country's growing debt and deficit....
19:00 2019-05-28

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:26 2019-07-02

Students graduating in these states are drowning in loan debt 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average student debt among borrowers of the class of 2017 to identify the states where students graduate with most debt.       ...
18:00 2019-07-12

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, a move aimed to fuel investor confidence in the company....
00:52 2019-07-08

Cambodia PM dismisses fears of Chinese debt trap Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissed on Thursday fears that Cambodia was falling into a Chinese "debt trap", saying its loans are low interest, low risk and were not a threat to national independence....
11:39 2019-05-30

Drowning in debt: What to do if you can't afford your monthly bills Whether you're a little short this month of seriously behind on payments, act quickly to minimize the damage of having debt you can't afford.       ...
16:26 2019-06-18

Virginia college wants wizardry school’s $70K debt to vanish WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn’t fully paid its $110,000 bill for hosting an adult role-playing event known as “New World...
14:13 2019-06-17

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority around late summer....
20:39 2019-05-22

Natixis' H2O sells some illiquid debt to try to staunch outflows H2O, one of French bank Natixis' asset management businesses, has sold off some illiquid assets and removed entry fees across its funds as it tries to stem outflows of customer money....
10:39 2019-06-24

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
12:26 2019-07-12

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
18:52 2019-05-29

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
16:52 2019-06-18

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
22:52 2019-06-08

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:52 2019-06-05

China debt: Baoshang bailout rattles lenders The move prompts questions about which other banks could be at risk, and forces the central bank to guarantee Bank of Jinzhou’s issuance of short-term debt....
19:26 2019-06-27

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
06:26 2019-06-21

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
22:13 2019-07-09

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwaves auction....
07:52 2019-05-29

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with enough cash through the second half of 2020....
00:00 2019-05-22

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
23:39 2019-07-15

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the year before. The US is not producing enough......
14:39 2019-05-21

Italy's PM Conte says no talks on Sunday in Brussels over EU debt action Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he will not discuss with European Union leaders on Sunday possible EU action over Rome's debt, for which a decision by the European Commission is expected on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-30

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical debt of 1,899 families in four counties, an amoun...
22:52 2019-07-03

Kenyan Lawmaker Returns To India After 22 Years To Repay Rs 200 Debt A Member of Parliament (MP) from Kenya travelled all the way to Maharashtra's Aurangabad city just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago....
03:26 2019-07-12

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
18:26 2019-05-23

Occidental to sell parts of Anadarko after debt-fueled acquisition Occidental Petroleum snatched up some of the richest shale oilfields in Texas when it beat out rival Chevron Corp in a bidding war to acquire Anadarko Petroleum....
13:26 2019-05-28

Opinion: The candidates are wrong. It's a mistake to pay off college graduates' debt Whether you think Elizabeth Warren's and Bernie Sanders' calls to forgive student loan debt are thoughtful policy solutions or pandering to Millennial voters, there's no question the senators are speaking to a jarring problem. Americans hold nearly $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, more than they ...
02:00 2019-07-04

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules. The eurogroup president told reporters in Lux...
17:13 2019-06-13

Trade war, Brexit and Italian debt are major concerns, SNB chairman says The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is watching the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and the Italian fiscal situation "very closely," after it held its policy of negative interest rates and readiness to intervene in foreign exchange markets....
19:00 2019-06-13

Government Could Breach Debt Ceiling in September, Mnuchin Warns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Congress that the government could breach its statutory borrowing limit by September, begging for a debt ceiling increase....
18:52 2019-07-12

Farmer Commits Suicide In Rajasthan, Family Claims He Was Under Debt A 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan's Baran district, with the family claiming that he took the extreme step as he was under debt....
20:26 2019-06-28

Gary Vaynerchuk: I've seen this side hustle generate up to $100,000 for kids in debt Gary Vaynerchuk, serial entrepreneur turned social media mogul, may be worth $160 million but he still loves a good side hustle. He has witnesses a gig called retail arbitrage flipping make homeless people as much as $50,000 to $100,000....
16:00 2019-06-11

UK not paying Brexit bill would be debt default, French source says A source close to French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that failing to pay a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit bill when Britain leaves the European Union would amount to a sovereign debt default....
21:39 2019-06-09

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to the debt ceiling, according to multiple sources, although any agreement will be hard to reach.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mi...
16:00 2019-05-21

Here's How Long It Takes for Paid Debt to Be Reported to Credit Bureaus You just made the last payment on a large purchase you’ve been paying off for what seems like forever. A celebration is in order, right? Go ahead, dance in your seat as you hit that “pay now” button for the very last time. Crack open some bubbly. Call your mom. But don’t expect your credit report to...
23:13 2019-07-02

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action Europe's economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action....
16:00 2019-06-12

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

Treasury could reach debt limit much sooner than previously thought If lawmakers heed the The Bipartisan Policy Center’s warning that the Treasury Department could run out of money to pay its bills by early September, they could be forced to raise the borrowing limit before a lengthy break in August....
11:52 2019-07-09

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
20:13 2019-07-10

Seismic surveyor PGS calls off debt refinancing, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday, citing worsening investor sentiment toward the oilfield services sector over the past weeks, sending the Norwegian company's shares down 24%....
16:13 2019-06-19

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
08:52 2019-07-10

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
15:00 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
09:26 2019-06-10

Moms welcome 'faster relief' of new postpartum depression drug, but access and $34K may hold them back New FDA-approved postpartum depression drug Zulresso carries a hefty price tag and it's unclear how many hospitals will offer the treatment.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Federal debt and deficits set to rise 'substantially,' budget office warns The Congressional Budget Office projected that the federal budget deficit will grow "substantially" over the next few decades, thanks to rising spending on entitlement programs and interest on the federal debt....
03:52 2019-06-28

U.S. Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
21:39 2019-05-21

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profile freshman class....
22:52 2019-06-28

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

Russian mobile operator Megafon may sell real estate to cut debt - CEO Megafon, Russia's second biggest mobile phone operator, is considering selling real estate and some other assets to reduce debt, the chief executive told Reuters....
15:39 2019-07-05

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers in high school, while offering two to three free ...
07:26 2019-06-04

Isolated Italy excluded from EU top jobs race, faces pressure over debt Italy risks a rude awakening in the race for top European Union jobs as it faces growing isolation after eurosceptic nationalists in its ruling coalition won big in last week's European Parliament elections....
01:00 2019-05-29

EU could slap 3 billion euro fine on Italy for excessive debt: Salvini The European Commission could impose a 3 billion euro fine on Italy for breaking EU rules due to its rising debt and structural deficit levels, the country's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Italian PM says reviewing ECB mandate to guarantee public debt is an open dossier Italy sees the issue of reviewing the mandate of the European Central Bank so that it could guarantee public debt as an open dossier that requires a lot of work, the country's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

Free college and debt forgiveness are within our grasp. Don't settle for less | Astra Taylor Faced with ‘radical’ positions becoming mainstream, centrists are pushing for partial relief as a compromise. But it’s not enoughOn Monday, Ilhan Omar, Pramila Jayapal and Bernie Sanders introduced the College for All Act of 2019. This groundbreaking piece of legislation would cancel all student deb...
18:39 2019-06-27

Pelosi and Mnuchin have been chatting on the phone, possible indicator that there’s a debt-limit issue The Speaker of the House doesn’t talk to the Treasury Secretary on a Saturday night, then send him a letter, and, then blast out a press release, unless it’s urgent....
06:13 2019-07-15

Italy Wins Back Debt Investors as Yields Fall Across Europe Italy seems to be winning back investor confidence, bringing its borrowing costs down to levels last seen before two populist parties formed an unlikely coalition government last year....
00:13 2019-07-03

Saudi Arabia starts marketing debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia started marketing its debut euro-denominated bonds on Tuesday with initial price guidance of around 115 basis points over mid-swaps for an eight-year tranche, and around 170 bps over the same benchmark for a 20-year tranche, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed....
11:00 2019-07-02

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read more......
01:52 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise, but sees higher debt British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a higher comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and tries to keep a tight lid on rising costs that plagued the entire sector....
11:39 2019-07-10

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
18:13 2019-05-29

Deutsche Bank capital-boosting debt dips on restructuring fears Deutsche Bank's capital-boosting Additional Tier I (AT1) debt issues fell on Monday on worries over future challenges Germany's biggest lender may face in a planned overhaul....
17:00 2019-07-08

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:26 2019-05-28

Seismic surveyor PGS cancels debt refinancing plan, shares plunge PGS, the world's largest seismic surveyor, called off a planned debt refinancing on Wednesday amid rising market volatility, sending its shares down 24%....
12:13 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Seadrill considers selling non-core assets to reduce debt-CFO Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill is considering selling non-core assets, including its 15.7% stake in oil service firm Archer , to reduce its liabilities, the firm's outgoing chief financial officer said on Thursday....
17:26 2019-05-23

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
10:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Venezuela creditors push back on Guaido's debt restructuring plan Creditors holding Venezuelan debt on Tuesday pushed back on debt restructuring plans backed by opposition leader Juan Guaido, urging a "fair and effective" framework for talks and improved communications with investors holding defaulted bonds....
23:26 2019-07-09

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt. The post European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:52 2019-06-05

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
14:39 2019-05-22

House Speaker Pelosi says she's seeking budget, debt deal before August recess U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she is seeking to finalize a deal to raise the debt ceiling and resolve an impasse over the budget before the August congressional break, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-12

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
18:52 2019-07-09

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

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt That’s a lot of Eskimo Pies. A Long Island City ice-cream-truck company that was slapped with 22,495 traffic summonses — and ordered to pay $4.4 million in fines — is getting 35 of its seized vehicles back so it can help make good on its debt by peddling its cool treats. Manhattan Supreme Court pape...
00:39 2019-07-03

Debt collector preyed on desperate cabbies, posed as city marshal: De Blasio A Staten Island man was busted Tuesday for preying on cash-strapped cabbies by posing as a city marshal to repossess their vehicles, Mayor Bill de Blasio ­announced. Debt collector Anthony Medina, 50, was charged with four counts of criminally impersonating a marshal, because he allegedly claimed to...
05:13 2019-07-03

Budget talks at impasse as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to raise domestic spending to avoid a fiscal calamity.Given the lack of progress, administration officials are pitching a short-term agreement to avoid bre...
05:00 2019-06-20

College students need new financial habits to avoid piling up credit card debt The broke college kid isn’t just a stereotype: A new survey shows that 36% of college students have more than $1,000 in credit card debt. EVERFI, an education tech company, surveyed over 30,000 college students from more than 440 institutions in 45 states and uncovered some disturbing financial insi...
23:26 2019-06-11

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections Monday, just days after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges and agreeing to ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Heavy Debt Humbles China's Business Champions, Including the Jewelry Queen China’s economic slowdown has exposed how some of the country’s biggest private companies are struggling to manage excessive debt taken on amid easy lending. Case in point: Neoglory, which took on billions to add hotels, offices and malls to its bauble empire....
22:26 2019-07-08

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:13 2019-06-20

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
17:39 2019-06-17

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the U.S. territory....
02:52 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia starts marketing its debut euro debt sale Saudi Arabia's first bonds denominated in euros will go on sale on Tuesday, as the kingdom seeks to expand its financing sources to cover its budgetary needs in an era of lower oil prices....
12:52 2019-07-02

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: Democrats Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and bipartisan leaders of the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on the overall levels of federal spending for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, leading Democrats said....
00:00 2019-06-20

MTA is biased against sex toy advertisements: lawsuit You won’t see ads for this Toy Story sequel in the subways. Women’s sex-toy company Dame Products is suing the MTA for refusing to run its sexy train ads while putting up similarly racy ads for male-enhancement pills, according to a new lawsuit filed in New York federal court. Brooklyn-based D...
00:39 2019-06-19

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
21:39 2019-05-22

U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio......
23:26 2019-06-03

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
01:00 2019-06-15

Q&A-U.S.-China tariffs tiff saps emerging market bond rally: UBS debt chief U. S. President Donald Trump's tariffs confrontation with China may force global bond investors to rethink exposure to emerging markets despite robust 2019 gains, according to a Wall Street portfolio manager of $17 billion of emerging markets (EM) fixed-income....
22:26 2019-06-03

Treasury may run out of cash in early September, urges Congress to raise debt ceiling before recess The Treasury Department said it could run out of cash in two months, asking Congress to increase the debt ceiling before lawmakers leave for a six-week recess....
00:13 2019-07-13

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authority, congressional leaders said....
00:39 2019-06-20

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic environment....
08:26 2019-07-01

Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
09:26 2019-07-10

Debt Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling sooner than lawmakers had expected....
22:26 2019-07-08

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though he kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New York Post as part of his daily “In The Papers&#...
21:13 2019-06-20

U.S. Hits Back at Huawei Lawsuit The U.S. government issued its first public defense of a law that restricts federal agencies from doing business with Huawei, saying it had ample national-security reasons for enacting it....
10:13 2019-07-05

NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
06:13 2019-07-10

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
05:26 2019-05-23

RPT-NEWSMAKER-Forged by debt crises, Mexico's new finance minister takes charge in choppy waters Mexico's new finance minister Arturo Herrera is a pragmatic and respected policy maker who says he was inspired to study economics by the Latin American debt crisis that wrought financial chaos and wrecked livelihoods in his country....
13:52 2019-07-10

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan SBI Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education in Indian or abroad. State Bank of India offers five different types of education......
09:26 2019-05-28

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivative Securities," held by International Securities ...
10:26 2019-05-22

Grubhub wants explosive lawsuit kept behind closed doors Grubhub wants to keep an explosive lawsuit claiming it’s ripped off restaurants out of the public eye — even as it scrambles to quietly contain the fallout from irate restaurant owners. The giant food delivery company is asking a Philadelphia federal judge to toss a lawsuit claiming that Grubhub has...
07:26 2019-06-04

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harassed to the point of losing her job. In 2016, Brittan...
09:26 2019-05-25

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including sending her to a psychiatrist -- after she shared ...
18:13 2019-06-04

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia abortion law A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it's unconstitutional. (June 28)        ...
22:13 2019-06-28

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
17:26 2019-05-23

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

Marketing firm files its own lawsuit against Williamson, CAA RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — There’s a second lawsuit in the marketing fight over former Duke star Zion Williamson. Prime Sports Marketing LLC and company president Gina Ford filed a lawsuit Wednesday in a Florida court, accusing Williamson and the agency now representing him of breach of contract. It...
04:52 2019-06-20

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation. In a joint motion filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Concord, New ...
20:26 2019-05-27

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
20:13 2019-07-03

Lawsuit: Drugmaker improperly used charity to pay kickbacks PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a pharmaceutical firm improperly used a charity to pay kickbacks that subsidized Medicare patients’ copayment obligations, allowing the firm to keep raising prices for the drug. The suit filed Wednesday claims the scheme was designed to enable Mallin...
14:13 2019-06-06

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific acts of violence and intimidation” that she says s...
23:00 2019-06-05

Duke University to pay $54M to end lawsuit over hiring limit RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke University is agreeing to pay more than $54 million to settle claims that it and nearby University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill conspired to hold down salaries of medical professors by agreeing not to hire staff away from each other. Lawyers for the former Duke radiolog...
21:00 2019-05-31

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
23:39 2019-06-18

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. President Donald Trump has tried to push through to com...
23:26 2019-07-01

Dog paralyzed and dies because of pricey, unnecessary MRI: lawsuit A Manhattan man brought his arthritic dog to a veterinarian over a limp and the doggy doctor pushed costly and unnecessary tests and procedures that paralyzed the pooch — eventually leading to his having to be put down, a new lawsuit charges. Harold Lehr brought his 14-year-old rescue dog, Osc...
01:13 2019-07-09

Queens mom gives birth to someone else’s babies after shocking mix-up: lawsuit A Queens couple that tried for years to get pregnant suffered the mother of all mix-ups once they finally succeeded — giving birth to someone else’s babies, thanks to a bungling Los Angeles fertility clinic, a stunning new lawsuit claims....
07:13 2019-07-07

Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit A jury has awarded more than $6 million to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds....
10:13 2019-06-22

‘Alt-right’ group founder may be nixed from rally lawsuit CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The millionaire founder of an “alt-right” think tank may be dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit related to a deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia. The Daily Progress reports Judge Richard E. Moore on Tuesday heard arguments about whether to dismiss Wil...
13:26 2019-06-19

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
05:39 2019-06-21

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Student is first in UK to be convicted for using 3D printer to make gun The United Kingdom on Wednesday convicted for the first time a 26-year-old college student on the charge of printing a restricted firearm on a 3D printer....
01:39 2019-06-20

A Star Diamond Student Speaks Guide Vadim Pokhlebkin calls Paul Hotke “One of the star students” of the Diamond method. Paul took the Dick Diamond "Trade Small, Win Often" course February-May. Hotke is an articulate guy -- he owns his own CPA business and trades part-time. You can hear just what he has to say about t...
21:39 2019-05-31

The best student laptops: all the best options for school School can get expensive really fast: books, tuition and accommodation – not to mention student laptops – add up quickly. However, the silver lining is that there are many incredible student laptops out there that could save you hundreds of dollars. In fact, the best laptops for studen...
03:26 2019-05-22

AG Warns Of Student Loan Scams FRANKFORT, KY. (LEX 18) – The Attorney General’s office has issued a scam alert to warn former and current college students about companies offering student loan debt relief for a fee. It is illegal for companies to charge upfront fees before providing debt relief services. Kentuckians in Alle...
17:26 2019-06-21

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 2019 that he planned to pay their student loans. All of them....
18:13 2019-05-22

UK Student Auditions For ‘America’s Got Talent’ LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A University of Kentucky student auditioned for ‘America’s Got Talent’ to try and show that it’s never too late to follow your dream. Nearly two and a half years ago, Callie Day was a tech at a Lexington Walmart pharmacy, but she had other pas...
02:00 2019-05-31

Grenfell families file US lawsuit over cladding and insulation Bereaved and survivors seeking damages potentially worth hundreds of millions The families of 69 victims and 177 survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster have launched legal action in the US against the manufacturers of the cladding and insulation used in the building’s refurbishment, which lawyers ...
23:13 2019-06-11

Square Faces Lawsuit Over Misfired Medical Receipt A California man accused Square of violating privacy laws after the payments company mistakenly forwarded a digital receipt containing details of his medical history to one of his friends....
16:39 2019-07-01

Family of Arkansas man shot by police files lawsuit LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a motorist who was fatally shot by a Little Rock police officer in February has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the officers involved in the shooting. Bradley Blackshire’s mother, Kimberly Blackshire-Lee, filed the lawsuit Monday alleging for...
23:13 2019-06-10

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
11:52 2019-07-05

Lawsuit claims politics motivated change to census A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are "serious." (June 5)        ...
17:26 2019-06-06

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religious high schools....
20:13 2019-06-11

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife filed a...
05:01 2019-06-22

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says is trying to capitalize on the legal successes of other women. The lawyers filed papers Friday in federal court in Manhattan to try to toss out the traf...
04:00 2019-06-22

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
00:39 2019-06-09

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully setting up migrants for deportation....
21:39 2019-07-12

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
07:26 2019-06-13

Parkland parents accuse FBI of ignoring tip about shooter in lawsuit The parents of a victim of the 2018 Parkland school shooting sued the federal government Friday, accusing the FBI of ignoring a warning about the accused gunman....
03:26 2019-06-29

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
23:13 2019-06-05

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
02:00 2019-07-05

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
12:00 2019-06-07

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
14:00 2019-06-22

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
14:52 2019-06-22

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
01:00 2019-06-15

Milwaukee pays nearly $7M to settle jail death lawsuit Milwaukee County paid nearly $7 million to settle a lawsuit from the family of a man whose dehydration death in jail was described by his attorneys as torture....
01:00 2019-05-29

Tfue's lawsuit against FaZe has been a long time coming Turner Tenney is the most popular Fortnite player in the world. He plays as Tfue on YouTube and Twitch, where there's a small red logo for FaZe Clan, the esports organization he signed with in April 2018, built into the border of his selfie box. At 2......
00:39 2019-05-22

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
22:39 2019-05-30

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” The Los Angeles Times reports the confidential rep...
21:00 2019-05-24

Judge says R. Kelly’s lawyers have week to answer lawsuit CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for R. Kelly have one week to respond to a lawsuit alleging sex abuse or face losing the case. Kelly’s attorneys sought to put the lawsuit on hold while the singer fights sex-related felony charges. Associate Judge Moira Johnson on Wednesday agreed with lawyers for the...
02:26 2019-06-20

Marketing firm files lawsuit against Zion Williamson A sports marketing company has filed a lawsuit against former Duke star Zion Williamson and the agency now representing him.       ...
19:52 2019-06-20

The Latest: Duke University pays $54M to end hiring lawsuit RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Duke University settling a lawsuit alleging it conspired with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to not hire medical professors away from each other (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Duke University is agreeing to pay more than $54 million to settle claims ...
21:00 2019-05-31

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the federation....
19:00 2019-06-27

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russian Federation, have called for a libel lawsuit aga...
21:00 2019-06-14

New lawsuit claims Boeing Max suffered from faulty design A new lawsuit says Boeing’s design of the 737 Max was faulty and the company was able to rush the plane into production because it faced little oversight from regulators. The lawsuit says the plane could crash if a single part malfunctioned, that Boeing concealed problems and refused to ground...
02:39 2019-05-22

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
01:52 2019-05-23

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The Ark Encounter says in a federal lawsuit that heavy...
23:52 2019-05-24

Anchor says NY1 refusing to let her cover USWNT parade over lawsuit Veteran NY1 anchor Roma Torre was denied her request to cover Wednesday’s victory parade for the US women’s soccer team in “retaliation” for her and her colleagues’ gender- and age-discrimination suit, she claims in an open letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, asking him to ...
04:13 2019-07-10

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump kissed a former campaign staffer during a Florida rally in 2016 has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge William Jung in Tampa issued a ruling Friday that called 44-year-old Alva Johnson’s complaint a “political lawsuit....
04:39 2019-06-15

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate campaign. Lawyers for Debbie Wesson Gibson filed a motion this week saying Moore’s lawsuit is ...
01:52 2019-06-28

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years and $1,000 in fines....
21:26 2019-05-23

Japan court turns down Sendai reactor lawsuit A Japanese court has denied a request from local residents to cancel regulatory approval of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co....
00:00 2019-06-18

Michael Jackson’s estate and former manager settle lawsuit SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit between a former manager of Michael Jackson and his estate. The settlement announced Thursday with Tohme Tohme (TOH’-mae TOH’-mae) ends one of the last remaining legal fights involving Jackson’s estate and comes...
21:26 2019-05-23

Comedian Wins $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused the comedian, Dean Obeidallah, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
18:00 2019-06-17

USC gynecologist class-action lawsuit gets initial approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has given preliminary approval to a $215 million settlement of a federal lawsuit against the University of Southern California stemming from sexual abuse allegations against a gynecologist who worked there for decades. The judge Wednesday also set a January hearing on fina...
03:00 2019-06-14

Prince’s bodyguard deposed in wrongful death lawsuit CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by relatives of Prince spent seven hours deposing his former bodyguard. The deposition took place Wednesday at the Carver County Courthouse where the family of the late rock star filed the lawsuit. He died of an accidental overdose of fe...
19:00 2019-05-30

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people are suing the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, to investigate their immigration status. An amended federal lawsuit filed Thursday addresses how the plaintiffs were treated during five t...
22:39 2019-06-27

U.S. soccer players keep World Cup separate from lawsuit, but they’re scoring in both The team has not yet met its goal of winning the tournament, but its dominant performance so far has given it major leverage in the court of public opinion....
20:52 2019-06-22

Sriracha maker loses lawsuit to its former jalapeno grower The maker of Sriracha hot sauce lost its legal battle with its former jalapeno supplier after a California jury awarded the pepper grower $23.3 million Wednesday....
20:26 2019-07-05

Ex-psychiatric hospital chief files lawsuit over firing LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky psychiatric hospital chief claims in a lawsuit she was fired without cause in March. The Courier Journal reports among the defendants in the whistleblower lawsuit filed Friday by ex-Central State Hospital director Josie Goodman are Gov. Matt Bevin and Cabinet...
21:00 2019-06-02

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
17:52 2019-05-24

Lawsuit accuses AT&T of running a "bait and switch scheme" Spotted first by Ars Technica, a class action suit was filed against AT&T last week in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The plaintiffs claim that the nation's second-largest carrier is using a "bait and switch scheme" by charging customers a "bogus so-called 'Administrati...
18:39 2019-06-27

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
05:13 2019-06-05

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
09:13 2019-06-13

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on campus. Alicia Gonzales told The Associated Press on Friday that she felt betrayed by the college’...
15:00 2019-06-15

Student arrested in North Korea tweets he's 'obviously' not a spy The Australian student who was arrested in North Korea has tweeted for the first time since being deported from the country to say that he is "obviously" not a spy....
22:00 2019-07-09

Family: University failed to act before student was killed SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family of a University of Utah student shot last year says in a lawsuit that college officials have refused to take responsibility for missing chances to prevent her death despite multiple reports to police. Lawyers for the family of track star Lauren McCluskey said Thursda...
19:52 2019-06-27

Student Deported From North Korea Says He’s ‘Pretty Obviously’ Not a Spy Alek Sigley, 29, an Australian who sometimes wrote about his life in Pyongyang, was accused of “systematically collecting information” for news media outlets....
19:26 2019-07-09

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cuss word on top of a student’s homework assign...
06:52 2019-05-30

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

5 student loan tips for recent grads If you feel like you're never going to get out from underneath your student loan debt, these five things could help you make a game plan        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Australian student released in North Korea says ‘I’m OK’ An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and told reporters in Beijing he was “very good” but didn’t say what happened...
13:13 2019-07-04

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshal...
11:00 2019-06-16

Apple Music student trials now last for six months Apple has revealed its back-to-school promotions for this year, and they include a much longer trial period for students who want to try out its music subscription service. Eligible college students can now enjoy Apple Music for six months instead of......
15:13 2019-07-10

K12.com exposed 7 million student records for a week K12.com, an online education platform, inadvertently exposed the personal information of nearly seven million students, according to security researchers at Comparitech. The exposed database contained full names, email addresses, birthdates and gende......
17:52 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
23:39 2019-06-14

Arrest Made In Utah Student’s Murder The search for a missing Utah college student has come to a grim end. Salt Lake City Police say the remains of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were discovered at the home of 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi. Ajayi has been arrested on charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping, desecration of a body and obstructi...
05:39 2019-06-29

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old Jacob Heil is set for April 6. Authorities say Mar...
09:13 2019-06-10

Suspect charged in killing of Utah student A tech worker accused in the disappearance and death of a Utah college student has been charged with murder, kidnapping and other charges. (July 10)        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
04:26 2019-06-15

Student Review: “Trade Small, Win Often” (Watch) Thomas Lasco is a retired professional pilot. He trades full-time. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See what he has to say about Dick Diamond's 80/20 method and the course....
23:52 2019-05-24

TSA ‘humiliated’ grandma with strip search before flight home: lawsuit A Las Vegas woman has filed suit against the Transportation Security Administration alleging that airport screeners subjected her to a “humiliating” and “traumatizing” strip search on her trip home from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rhonda Mengert, 51, says in a federal lawsuit filed in Oklahoma against the TSA ...
09:26 2019-06-07

N4T Investigators: Former Sabino coach claims investigation was “botched,” is considering lawsuit TUCSON – The day after Sabino High School’s baseball team won the 2018 3A state championship, the father of one of its players sent an email to the Arizona Interscholastic Association, accusing the coaching staff of cheating. Subsequent investigations by the Tucson Unified School Distric...
07:26 2019-07-09

'Verbal settlement' reached in Stephon Clark's family lawsuit The family of Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento police last year, has reached a verbal settlement with the city, according to court records....
23:52 2019-06-19

FedEx CEO says US lawsuit is 'separate and distinct' from Huawei package mishaps FedEx CEO and Chairman Frederick Smith said the recent lawsuit against the Commerce Department is "separate and distinct" from the shipping incidents involving Huawei. FedEx has said those incidents were mistakes....
19:52 2019-06-27

US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in th...
14:13 2019-06-22

LaCroix parent company's stock falls to multiyear low following lawsuit Shares of National Beverage hit their lowest point since 2016 after a former employee filed a lawsuit alleging he was fired after objecting to a plan to falsely claims that LaCroix cans were free of a particular chemical....
00:52 2019-06-12

Lawsuit alleges Carrie Underwood copied ‘Game On’ NFL intro NEW YORK (AP) — A songwriting team is suing singer Carrie Underwood, the NFL and NBC, saying they stole a song and used it to introduce “Sunday Night Football” last season. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court over the song “Game On.” It sought unspecifi...
01:00 2019-06-20

Man wins lawsuit against brewery that discounted ‘pink’ beer for females Who do you have to sue to get a cheap beer around here? Scottish brewery BrewDog temporarily rebranded their Punk IPA as Pink IPA, in celebration of International Women’s Day 2018, replacing their usually blue labels with pink ones. Those who “identify as female” would also get a 2...
01:00 2019-06-20

D-Link agrees to 10-year security assessment to settle FTC lawsuit D-Link has settled a two-year-old lawsuit filed by the FTC over its products' insufficient security, and it has agreed to a few conditions to put the issue to bed. To start with, the company is required to implement a comprehensive software security......
01:13 2019-07-04

Philip Morris responds to Brazil lawsuit over health costs A multinational tobacco company issued a response on Thursday after Brazil’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-related illnesses...
00:00 2019-05-24

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
10:39 2019-06-22

House Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns Lawmakers are escalating a fight by moving the dispute into the federal courts, which will probably determine whether the president’s tax returns will be seen by Congress and the public....
22:13 2019-07-02

The Latest: Alex Jones sanctioned in Sandy Hook lawsuit HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed by families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting against conspriacy theorist Alex Jones (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A Connecticut judge has imposed sanctions on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for an outburst on his web show against a lawye...
23:52 2019-06-18

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
23:26 2019-06-14

Sprint-T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States A group of state attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block a proposed merger of the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States....
19:00 2019-06-11

Jury awards $11 million in lawsuit over Ohio college dispute ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A jury has awarded $11 million to a father and son who claimed Ohio’s Oberlin College and an administrator hurt their business and libeled them during a dispute that triggered protests and allegations of racism following a shoplifting incident. The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram...
21:39 2019-06-08

Wells Fargo agrees to pay $385M to settle car loan lawsuit SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent, resulting in many having their vehicles repossessed. The bank filed the agreement Thursda...
02:39 2019-06-08

Jury awards $6M in Drew Brees diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him over-priced diamonds. The San Diego Union-Tribune says a Superior Court jury made the award Friday in a fraud suit Brees and his wife fi...
08:26 2019-06-22

Family of Las Vegas shooting victim files lawsuit against gunmakers Family of a woman killed in the 2017 massacre filed wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers, including ColtThe family of a woman killed by the gunman who sent bullets raining down on a large crowd from from a Las Vegas hotel in 2017 have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against eight gunmakers ...
14:26 2019-07-03

Lawsuit claims filmmaker stiffed late partner’s estate A company belonging to filmmaker Michael Tadross Jr. stiffed the estate of his onetime business partner out of more than $1 million, court papers allege. Tadross’ company, Canbe Properties LLC, promised to pay $1.5 million in 2015 for shares in three tattoo supply businesses yet only ever coug...
18:52 2019-06-27

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate......
03:52 2019-06-19

Deutsche Telekom loses lawsuit over all-you-can-watch video product Deutsche Telekom has lost a legal battle to continue offering an all-you-can-watch mobile video product after a court sided with the German regulator, saying it violated European rules on roaming and network neutrality....
18:52 2019-07-15

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter property did not fare as well as Noah’s original construction when rains hit the area. Court documents filed in District Court show that the owners of ...
21:00 2019-05-24

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a law making abortion a crime at any stage of pregna...
20:52 2019-05-24

Sex-toy company alleges 'sexism' and 'censorship' in lawsuit over blocked NYC subway ads A startup company that manufactures sex toys for women filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the operator of New York City's subway system, accusing the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority of sexism and illegal censorship for refusing to run its ads since November....
15:52 2019-06-19

Oklahoma medical examiner testifies in state opioid lawsuit NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner has provided tragic details of opioid-related deaths during testimony in the state’s lawsuit that alleges drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson contributed to the opioid epidemic. Among the cases outlined Tuesday by Dr. Eric Pfeifer was that...
19:00 2019-06-19

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
20:52 2019-05-29

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
04:52 2019-06-04

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected with the pharmaceutical company he created ripped h...
21:26 2019-05-31

FDA scores victory in lawsuit to regulate stem cell treatments A federal judge in Florida has handed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a victory in a case seeking to prevent unproven stem cell treatments from being used on patients....
05:13 2019-06-05

Zion Williamson is set to make millions in the NBA, but a $100 million lawsuit stands in the way Zion Williamson, fresh off of his sensational freshman season at Duke, was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA draft last week. Judging by his emotional reaction to being drafted, it was one of the most memorable moments of his life....
15:26 2019-06-28

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation....
22:26 2019-06-14

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme......
22:39 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a new government regulation that would require them to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements....
01:26 2019-06-15

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
21:26 2019-07-04

Samsung faces lawsuit for claiming smartphones are water resistant SYDNEY – Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf. The world’s largest smartphone maker did not know or sufficiently test the e...
21:26 2019-07-04

Four states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
17:52 2019-06-21

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court this week, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
20:39 2019-06-01

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

Lawsuit: Abusive husband freed from jail to attack wife EUPORA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says a sheriff repeatedly freed her abusive husband from jail on weekends, when he tried to run her over, beat her unconscious and then drenched her body with sulfuric acid. Felicia Robinson’s medical care since last year’s acid attack has cost ne...
16:39 2019-06-21

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
11:39 2019-06-04

Activision Says A Call Of Duty Lawsuit Is "A Direct Attack On The First Amendment" Back in 2017 AM General, the manufacturer of the iconic Humvee, sued Activision over the military vehicle’s inclusion in the Call of Duty series. That case is still rumbling on, but Activision is now trying to have it dismissed as “nothing less than a direct attack on the First Amendment.”...
03:00 2019-06-04

Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists say U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields. WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court, claiming the oil boom in s...
20:39 2019-06-03

Insurer must cover defendant in fatal bathroom fight lawsuit A Delaware judge says an insurance company must extend liability coverage to a teenager who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after a school bathroom attack captured on cellphone video that left a 16-year-old girl dead....
22:52 2019-06-13

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in its bid to secure the deal and a loss to competitor Oracle Corp....
21:00 2019-07-12

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
21:39 2019-05-21

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthcoming Georgia law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The lawsuit marks the latest effort by women’s health advocate...
22:52 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
05:13 2019-07-05

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Three judges from the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ...
23:26 2019-06-04

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
19:26 2019-06-21

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging over equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China....
07:26 2019-06-24

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.”...
17:00 2019-06-06

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
23:00 2019-05-30

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday....
20:13 2019-06-21

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn said on Thursday it has filed a class-action lawsuit against wealth manager AMP Ltd on the behalf of all AMP superannuation fund account holders....
03:52 2019-05-30

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

Sapphire stolen two decades ago in Italy now at center of Manhattan lawsuit The sleight of hand was as stunning as the stolen sapphire. No one knows how the 65-carat gem, inlaid in a dazzling art-deco diamond-and-sapphire Cartier bracelet, disappeared 22 years ago from a sparkling showcase in an Italian hotel where 50 people had gathered to ogle it. Known for the region in ...
06:00 2019-07-07

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Clevel...
05:52 2019-06-16

Judge returns ‘sickout’ subpoenas lawsuit to state court FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit challenging the use of Kentucky labor law to obtain the names of teachers who participated in “sickouts” has been sent back to state court. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves on Thursday returned the case to Franklin County Circuit Court for further proceedi...
22:39 2019-06-27

Cristiano Ronaldo rape accuser quietly drops lawsuit The woman who accused soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her 10 years ago in a Las Vegas hotel has quietly dropped her lawsuit against him, according to a report. A notice of voluntary dismissal was filed last month in Nevada state court — with no mention of whether a private settlem...
22:39 2019-06-05

US judge tosses lawsuit against glass artist Dale Chihuly SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has thrown out a lawsuit by a man who claimed to have contributed to paintings by the glass artist Dale Chihuly. Michael Moi worked for years as a handyman at Chihuly’s studio, for which he was paid. But he claimed Chihuly owed him more than $20 millio...
02:52 2019-06-21

School officials deny strip search accusations in lawsuit BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Court documents in a federal civil rights case say an upstate New York school district and its employees categorically deny allegations that four 12-year-old girls were illegally strip searched by a school nurse. Lawyers for the Binghamton City School District say the four st...
22:39 2019-06-28

'The pepper makes the product': inside Sriracha's spicy lawsuit Underwood Ranches supplied the maker of Sriracha with chili peppers for years. When the partnership fell apart, Underwood came out with its own line of sauceFor 28 years, the chili peppers that made Huy Fong Foods’ world-famous Sriracha hot sauce came from one southern California grower.One year aft...
22:13 2019-06-05

Gen Z is swiping left on romance Facebook and Twitter feeds were buzzing with discussion after the late-May New York Times article declaring that millennials are no longer interested in marriage. The article’s popularity can be attributed, in part, to the uncomfortable truth it laid on an entire generation: that the unwillingness t...
08:00 2019-07-14

Jon Moxley explains why he left WWE Jon Moxley, formerly known as Dean Ambrose in WWE, revealed to Chris Jericho why he left WWE and what he hopes to get out of his time with new wrestling organizations....
00:00 2019-05-30