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Ryanair's Irish pilots agree to talks as strike looms

Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland agreed to attend mediated talks starting on Wednesday to avert a strike their trade union said would go ahead next week if the airline does not properly address a pay claim....

Ryanair's Irish pilots agree to talks as strike looms

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Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted in favor of industrial action unless pay demands are met swiftly, with Spanish pilots also threatening to join growing unrest at the airline....
09:00, 2019-08-10

British Airways chief's promise to customers if pilots strike The head of British Airways' parent firm has told Sky News the airline will do "everything we can" for customers if pilots strike at the height of the summer holidays....
18:34, 2019-08-02

BA fails to block summer holiday strike vote by pilots British Airways (BA) has lost a legal challenge to a strike vote by pilots, bringing closer the threat of summer holiday travel chaos for its customers....
22:17, 2019-07-23

Ryanair Irish pilot union to decide on strike ballot next week Members of Ryanair's Irish pilot union are to decide next week whether to join British colleagues in holding a ballot on strike action, according to a memo distributed to members....
17:00, 2019-07-20

Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association announced....
07:17, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Norwegian oil workers agree pay deal, averting strike Norwegian oil workers struck a wage deal with employers on Tuesday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have cut production by 440,000 barrels of oil equivalents per day (boed), the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) announced....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Irish PM open to talks with UK's Johnson 'without precondition' Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday he was ready to meet Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss his Brexit plans "without precondition"....
15:34, 2019-08-01

Downturn looms as UAW talks start up Despite an economy that's gotten healthier since the previous few rounds of contract talks, the scene is set for this year's negotiations to be more daunting as both sides stubbornly dig in their heels....
06:17, 2019-07-14

Heathrow Airport labor strike delayed one day as both sides agree to keep talking On Sunday, airport officials and labor unions agreed to keep talking for at least one more day, delaying a two-day strike at Europe's busiest airport.       ...
16:51, 2019-08-05

UK PM candidates set high bar for Brexit talks: no Irish backstop The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Irish PM urges Britain, EU to start talks on future relationship Ireland's prime minister urged Britain and the European Union on Tuesday to use the time until Brexit, set for Oct. 31, to explore alternative arrangements as part of a joint political declaration on their future relationship....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Northern Irish same-sex marriage intervention complicates devolution talks The British parliament's decision to bypass politicians in Northern Ireland and legislate on same-sex marriage could deepen a stalemate in the region at the heart of Britain's struggle to leave the European Union, a senior lawmaker warned on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Wall fight looms again as lawmakers prep for budget talks The House, Senate, and White House are poised to begin talks next week on a budget deal and raising the debt ceiling, but an accord on 2020 spending could be hobbled once again by a fight over border wall funding....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade, U.S. investment, immigration and privacy, a White House spokesman said....
00:51, 2019-06-14

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Trump talks trade with Apple CEO Cook as China dispute looms U.S. President Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump deliberates whether to make good on his threat to hike tariffs on imports from China....
04:34, 2019-06-14

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
09:34, 2019-05-26

EU fails to agree on top jobs, more talks on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal at the second attempt in talks dragging into the small hours on Friday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Markets rally after Trump and Xi agree to resume talks Stock markets have rallied after the US and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing fears over the escalation of a damaging dispute between the world's two biggest economies....
11:34, 2019-07-01

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries have been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
11:00, 2019-06-28

'Back on track': China and U.S. agree to restart trade talks The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks and Washington will not levy new tariffs on Chinese exports, China's foreign ministry said, raising hopes for the world's two largest economies to resolve their trade war....
09:17, 2019-06-29

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the militants ended a meeting with both sides......
15:00, 2019-07-09

Trump, Xi Agree To Restart Trade Talks; No New Tariffs On Chinese Goods US President Donald Trump said trade negotiations with China were "back on track" after "excellent" talks Saturday with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in which Washington reportedly agreed to hold......
09:34, 2019-06-29

US and China agree to continue tariff talks. Here's a timeline of how the trade war started Trump's face-to-face meeting with Xi at the G-20 summit in Japan is just the latest step in a U.S.-China trade war with huge global implications....
09:34, 2019-06-29

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which......
14:17, 2019-06-29

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
16:17, 2019-06-29

REFILE-U.S. stock futures jump after US and China agree to resume trade talks U.S. stock futures jumped more than one percent when trading resumed on Sunday, after the United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart stalled trade talks....
02:17, 2019-07-01

North Korea's Kim, Trump agree to push forward talks for denuclearization: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, North Korea' state media said on Monday....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Trump Steps Into North Korea as Two Sides Agree to Restart Nuclear Talks President Trump said after stepping into North Korea that the U.S. and the North had agreed to designate nuclear negotiating teams to begin work in the coming weeks, an unexpected burst of diplomacy resulting from an impromptu meeting with the North’s leader, Kim Jong Un....
01:17, 2019-07-01

France, Iran agree to seek conditions to resume nuclear talks by July 15: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialogue on the Iranian nuclear question by July 15....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
08:00, 2019-06-12

CORRECTED-METALS-Copper hits 6-week high after US, China agree to restart trade talks Copper and other base metals rallied on Monday, after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, easing risks of severe global economic growth that hurt demand for metals....
06:51, 2019-07-01

Trump says US, North Korea agree to restart nuclear talks within weeks, adds ‘speed is not the object’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump says US, North Korea agree to restart nuclear talks within weeks, adds ‘speed is not the object’ The post Trump says US, North Korea agree to restart nuclear talks within weeks, adds ‘speed is not the object’ appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-30

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Walmart Chile to resume talks with union amid strike Walmart Chile said on Monday it would resume talks with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week amid a major push by the global retail giant to automate jobs and slash costs....
18:00, 2019-07-15

Boris Johnson holds talks with Irish political leaders in effort to get Northern Ireland Assembly 'up and running' Boris Johnson met political leaders in Northern Ireland today as he sought to get its assembly "up and running" to break one of the Brexit deadlocks....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Heathrow: strike action on Monday suspended as union talks continue Airport has already cancelled 177 flights, while Tuesday’s strike could still go ahead if talks failA planned strike by Heathrow airport workers has been suspended to allow for further talks between airport management and union officials.Airport staff including security officers, firefighters and en...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it's not quite dead yet. Business analyst firms Gartner and IDC tackle the numbers differently, but bo...
09:51, 2019-07-13

South Western Railway strike: Thousands of commuters brace for second day of travel chaos as rail strike continues Thousands of commuters are bracing for a second day of travel chaos as South Western Railway (SWR) staff continue a strike over the role of train guards....
09:00, 2019-06-19

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets underway....
16:51, 2019-06-20

What Happens When Pilots Are Arrested For Drinking On Job In the span of less than a week recently, authorities arrested three pilots from two different airlines under suspicion of intoxication before they were about to fly....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now automated. But one thing that most likely won’t hap...
14:34, 2019-05-30

What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots? The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers....
05:34, 2019-08-01

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
20:00, 2019-06-04

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
21:17, 2019-06-19

A boy stole two planes for a joyride. Pilots now want to teach him how to fly The boy trespassed a small airport in Huzhou, a city in eastern China, piloting and crashing a seaplane onto a guard rail and driving another one.        ...
21:17, 2019-07-22

Indian pilots fly over Himalayan peak looking for 8 climbers NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian air force pilots were flying over an uncharted section of a Himalayan mountain to search for eight climbers missing a week. The third day of the search on Monday was taking place in the northern state of Uttarakhand after four members of the expedition team who had stayed at ...
12:00, 2019-06-03

European pilots say FAA, Boeing moving too fast toward lifting 737 Max ban The comments came as U.S. regulators hosted aviation authorities from around the world in Texas to discuss the process for returning the aircraft to the skies....
08:17, 2019-05-24

Boeing's Latest 737 MAX Concern: Pilots' Physical Strength Efforts to get Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners back in the air are being delayed in part by concerns about whether the average pilot has enough physical strength to turn a manual crank in an emergency....
16:17, 2019-06-19

Ask the Captain: Do pilots get bored on long-haul flights? On long flights, what does the crew do to avoid boredom after the flight computer has taken control of the aircraft?        ...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Multiple pilots have reported encounters with UFOs, Navy says A growing number of Navy pilots claiming to have spotted unidentified flying objects, or UFOS, has led the Navy to update its protocol for reporting them, according to a New York Times report....
12:34, 2019-05-27

Ryanair tells staff it has 900 more pilots and crew than needed Ryanair has 500 more pilots and 400 more cabin crew than needed, and job losses will be announced in the coming weeks, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told staff in a video message https://vimeo.com/350780012/5abde31242....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Australian Navy Pilots Were Hit With Lasers on the South China Sea Australian navy helicopter pilots were reportedly hit with laser beams from fishing boats during a recent military exercise on the South China Sea, leading experts to believe they were being monitored by Chinese maritime militia on the disputed waters. The pilots were “followed at a discreet d...
17:34, 2019-05-29

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
05:34, 2019-05-27

12 Pilots Grounded In Six Different Cases Of Planes Overshooting Runways Aviation regulator DGCA has grounded 12 pilots and served show-cause notices to them after the six recent cases of aircraft veering off runway or taxiway, a senior official said on Thursday....
10:00, 2019-07-04

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
01:17, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: U.S. will not accept more Turkish F-35 pilots over Russia defenses - sources The United States has decided to stop accepting any additional Turkish pilots who planned to come to the United States to train on F-35 fighter jets, U.S. officials say, in a clear sign of the escalating dispute over Ankara's plans to purchase Russian air defenses....
10:34, 2019-06-07

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Ask the Captain: Why do pilots burn off fuel and what's with the turbulence in Las Vegas? Captain John Cox fills you in on why pilots sometime burn off fuel before landing and why there often seems to be turbulence at some airports.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-05

The Latest: India pilots spot 5 bodies in hunt for climbers The Latest on the search in India for eight missing mountain climbers (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Indian air force pilots have spotted five bodies in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight mountain climbers who have been missing for a week....
14:51, 2019-06-03

Boeing 737 Max crash: Did foreign pilots have enough training to fly commercial jets? In the U.S., copilots must have a minimum of 1,500 flight hours. Internationally, it's only 240 hours -- and regulators might decrease or scrap that.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

Simulator training remains 'possible option' for Boeing 737 MAX pilots in Canada Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it's too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night, further distancing the regulator from previous remarks by the country's transport minister....
06:17, 2019-05-24

Pilots find 5 bodies while searching for missing Himalayas climbers NEW DELHI — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Indian Himalayas while searching for eight climbers who have been missing for a week. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a civil administrator in the northern state of Uttarakhand, said the bodies, which he believes are those of some of th...
14:34, 2019-06-03

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after the meeting in Fort Worth....
06:51, 2019-05-24

Fighter pilots saw small plane crash off Florida coast FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a small airplane that crashed hundreds of miles off the coast of Florida shortly after it was approached by U.S. military jets. News outlets report that Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport air traffic controllers lost communication ...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Pilots criticize Boeing for mistakes made while developing 737 MAX jets Airline union leaders and a famed former pilot said Wednesday that Boeing made mistakes while developing the 737 Max, and the biggest was not telling anybody about new flight-control software so pilots could train for it....
08:17, 2019-06-20

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Ask the Captain: How dangerous is a cracked cockpit windshield? How do pilots handle one? Should you worry if your plane experiences a cracked windshield or cabin window? Captain John Cox explains how they're built and how pilots respond.       ...
00:51, 2019-08-09

UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business....
22:51, 2019-07-23

Airline Pilots Can Get Dangerously Sleepy. Cockpit Naps Could Be the Answer Airline pilots are often exhausted. An extreme example happened in 2008, when a pilot and a co-pilot both fell asleep at the controls, missing their landing in Hawaii – earning pilot’s license suspensions as well as getting fired. More recently, overtired pilots came very close to landin...
22:34, 2019-06-04

Pilots reveal safety fears over Boeing’s fleet of Dreamliners Company admits that fire extinguisher switch has failed a ‘small number’ of timesAirline pilots have voiced fears over the safety of a fleet of Boeing aircraft after a crucial fire-fighting system has been found to have the potential to malfunction.Boeing has issued an alert to airlines using its f...
00:34, 2019-06-16

Ryanair says 900 jobs at risk because of 'excess pilots and cabin crew' Michael O’Leary says details to be finalised by end of August as he agrees 50% personal pay cutRyanair boss Michael O’Leary has told staff to prepare for as many as 900 job cuts as he warned that the Irish budget airline’s expansion plans would be slowed dramatically following the grounding of the B...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
14:00, 2019-08-14

1 Air India, 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended For Safety Violation: Report Three pilots were on Tuesday suspended by civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, for violating safety norms, news agency ANI reported today....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Australia Pilots Hit By Lasers During South China Sea Flights: Report Australian navy pilots were hit by lasers during flights in the hotly contested South China Sea, the national broadcaster reported Wednesday, with informal Chinese militia vessels believed to be......
05:17, 2019-05-29

Pilots confronted Boeing about 737 Max issues before deadly crash in March In March, a Boeing 737 Max 8 airliner operated by Ethiopia Airlines crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people onboard. It was the second deadly crash of a 737 Max in just six months time, and it led to the grounding of every 737 Max plane around the world. Now, as the investigation into ...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Trump shrugs off report of US Navy pilots sighting UFOs President Trump may be a fan of some conspiracy theories, but when it comes to UFOs, he’s a skeptic. “Do I believe it? Not particularly,” Trump told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, who asked him what he thought of reports that US Navy pilots have seen more unidentified flying objects recently...
19:51, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
05:51, 2019-06-11

United Airlines Tells Pilots No Alcohol for 12 Hours Before Flights DALLAS — United Airlines is setting an earlier cutoff time for when pilots must stop drinking alcohol before flights. The airline is telling pilots they must abstain from alcohol for 12 hours before flights, up from the previous eight hours. The change in the rule — it’s called ...
02:34, 2019-08-15

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
18:17, 2019-07-18

China's Paramilitaries are Reportedly Using Lasers to Harass, Injure Pilots The latest weapon in the great power competition shaping up between the West and China is, inevitably, the laser. Over the past year American and Australian military personnel have reported being the target of lasers coming from the direction of Chinese forces, in some cases resulting in eye injurie...
07:17, 2019-06-12

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-30

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Pilots’ physical strength reportedly cited as concern in Boeing 737 MAX probe Efforts to unground Boeing’s 737 MAX jets have been delayed in part amid concerns about whether the average pilot possesses enough strength to turn a manual trim crank during emergencies, according to a new report. Sources told the Wall Street Journal that the problem has been the focus of lengthy e...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Aviation Body, Boeing Moving Fast On Lifting 737 Max Ban: European Pilots An organization representing European pilots said Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have failed to resolve fundamental questions about the oversight and design of the 737......
15:34, 2019-05-24

Aviation Body Suspends SpiceJet Pilots For Overshooting Runway: Report Aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday suspended two SpiceJet pilots for a year as their B737 aircraft made a late touchdown at the Mumbai airport overshooting the runway on July 2, sources said....
21:17, 2019-08-10

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet of an aircraft, according to a senior official....
02:17, 2019-07-12

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
16:34, 2019-05-21

American Airlines union: blaming pilots for Boeing 737 Max crashes 'inexcusable' Allied Pilots Association says jetmaker’s anti-stall software forced plane into such an aggressive dive pilots could not recoverAmerican Airlines’ pilots’ union has hit back at Boeing for insinuating that some responsibility for the two crashes of its 737 Max jets lies with the pilots, and claimed A...
20:17, 2019-05-23

European pilots urge EU regulator to conduct independent review of Boeing 737 Max European pilots urge the EU regulator to review Boeing's 737 Max before it flies again. The planes were grounded in March after two fatal crashes....
19:01, 2019-05-23

Australian navy pilots hit with lasers during South China Sea military exercise ANU expert questions if beams came from fishing boats that are part of China’s maritime militiaAustralian navy helicopter pilots have been hit with laser beams from fishing boats suspected of being part of China’s maritime militia during a recent military exercise in the South China Sea.La Trobe Uni...
09:51, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-UPS launches drone business, seeks to certify multiple pilots United Parcel Service Inc , the world's largest package delivery firm, on Tuesday unveiled its drone delivery subsidiary and said it has applied for the Federal Aviation Administration certifications needed to expand the business....
00:17, 2019-07-24

How to Make a Perfect Irish Coffee Irish coffee is a delicacy enjoyed by cappuccino connoisseurs and bourbon-guzzling bon vivants all over the world. Unfortunately, most of us have become apathetic as to what constitutes a real Irish coffee. And it’s no wonder: The quality of Irish coffee in restaurants and bars has been deterioratin...
22:51, 2019-07-15

"Indian Pilots Taking To Rafale Jets Was Amazing": French Air Force Chief Indo-French Garuda VI exercise, held at Mont-de-Marsan air base in France, aimed at enhancing the interoperability level of the French and Indian crews in air defence and ground attack missions....
06:17, 2019-07-13

American Airlines Pilots Confronted Boeing About Safety Issues Before Ethiopia Crash The American Airlines pilots union confronted Boeing over possible safety issues in the 737 Max prior to the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash in March, audio recordings from a November 2018 closed-door meeting between the pilots and Boeing executives reveal. The airline’s pilots union urged Boei...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Trump cracks jokes about Equinox scandal, kamikaze pilots at Hamptons fundraiser President Trump cracked jokes about the Equinox scandal, the old days of rent-controlled New York and his dealings with North and South Korea among deep-pocketed pals in the Hamptons on Friday. Trump was feted at two big-money fundraisers — first a lunch for 60 hosted by real estate guru Stephen Ros...
09:34, 2019-08-10

'Sully' Sullenberger blasts U.S. aircraft certification process, says 737 MAX pilots need new simulator training Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who in 2009 landed a US Airways flight safely on the Hudson River in New York, told a congressional panel on Wednesday that pilots of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service....
22:17, 2019-06-19

United pilots held in Scotland on suspicion of intoxication, flight to Newark canceled Scottish police detained two United pilots suspected of being intoxicated before their flight from Glasgow to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday.       ...
16:51, 2019-08-05

Indian Pilots Discover 5 Bodies in the Himalayas Amid Search for 8 Missing Climbers (NEW DELHI) — Indian air force pilots spotted five bodies Monday in the Himalayas near the border with China and Nepal while searching for eight climbers who went missing in an avalanche while attempting to chart a new route on India’s second-highest mountain. Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande, a...
19:51, 2019-06-03

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on it, that’s just the content it actually caught.) ...
23:34, 2019-05-23

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
15:34, 2019-06-14

| Harrington storms into lead at Irish Open European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington showed he can still play by storming into the lead with a seven-under-par first round at the Irish Open in Lahinch....
23:34, 2019-07-04

'We mean what we say': Irish PM says Brexit divorce deal is shut Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar strongly repeated on Friday that the European Union will not reopen the divorce agreement it has reached with Britain or drop the Northern Ireland border "backstop" clause....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Irish Ambassador: ‘We have a very strong relationship with Argentina’ Ireland’s Ambassador to Argentina Jackie O’Halloran on bilateral relations, the impact of Brexit and the push to legalise abortion on both sides of the Atlantic....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Two Irish Teens Are Youngest Ever Convicted of Murder There In a crime that shocked the nation, the two boys, 13 at the time, were convicted in the bludgeoning death of a 14-year-old girl who had been bullied....
16:51, 2019-06-19

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boeing’s 737 Max jets....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air defense system from Moscow....
03:34, 2019-06-08

Tuskegee Airman recounts experience in World War II and the struggles faced by first African-American pilots Surrounding the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 94-year-old Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Harry Stewart appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the significance of being one of the first African-American army pilots in World War II....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Another Parent Change Looms for Chrysler Fiat Chrysler’s proposed merger with France’s Renault would bring Chrysler electric-car technology and a partner with global heft—as well as more exposure to Europe’s long-troubled car market....
12:34, 2019-06-03

| S15: Toughest route looms for SA teams A lot of South Africans will become unexpected, temporary fans of the Reds next weekend when they entertain the in-form Jaguares, explains Rob Houwing...
23:51, 2019-05-25

Former president still looms over Kazakh election For the first time in nearly three decades of independence, Kazakhstan is holding a presidential election without Nursultan Nazarbayev on the ballot....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Another Stanley Cup Game 7 Looms. They Don’t Happen Often. They’re usually low-scoring. Home teams have the edge. Overtime is even rarer. The spectacle of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals awaits Boston and St. Louis....
21:34, 2019-06-11

Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open        ...
23:34, 2019-07-04

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwest Ireland sits Arranmore Island—an island k...
09:34, 2019-06-15

Irish minister predicts Britain will crash out of EU in October Britain will leave the European Union in October without a divorce deal, an Irish government minister predicted, causing a severe economic shock that could require pan-EU financial support for countries including Ireland....
14:51, 2019-08-07

New UK PM may be needed to deliver Brexit: Northern Irish DUP's Dodds The deputy leader of the Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Tuesday he thought Brexit would be delivered, but that it might require a new prime minister to do so....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Phoenix Of Spain rocks Too Darn Hot to win Irish 2,000 Guineas Too Darn Hot held off by winner at the CurraghCharlie Hills: ‘He’s got a hell of a future ahead of him’Phoenix Of Spain, a 16-1 outsider, made most of the running to beat Too Darn Hot, last season’s top juvenile, in the Irish 2,000 Guineas at The Curragh on Saturday with Magna Grecia, who took the 2...
22:17, 2019-05-25

Malaysian police question 20 in search for Irish teen Malaysian police questioned at least 20 people in the search for an Irish teenager who disappeared from a holiday resort this week, as more than 200 searchers, dogs and two drones scoured the surrounding thickly-forested area, police said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-08-07

Doonbeg: why one Irish village won't join the Trump protests Trumpland’s Irish outpost in the village of Doonbeg in County Clare is an economic lifeline for localsProtests and controversy await Donald Trump when he flies into Ireland on Wednesday, but there is at least one corner of the country preparing a heartfelt welcome.The village of Doonbeg in County Cl...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Great reluctance among EU leaders for further Brexit extension - Irish PM There would be a great deal of reluctance among European Union leaders to grant Britain another extension to negotiations to leave the bloc if a new prime minister sought one, Irish premier Leo Varadkar said on Monday....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll probably say Dublin or Belfast. When it comes to writ...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Irish regulator opens first privacy probe into Google Google's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for the purpose of advertising....
21:51, 2019-05-22

Cocktail of the week: The Sun Tavern’s Two Irish Men | The Good Mixer An Irish-nuanced take on the classic manhattan This twist on the classic manhattan has been a firm favourite since day one at The Sun Tavern, where we use Irish whiskey to give it a much softer tone. Continue reading......
13:34, 2019-06-29

Eric and Donald Trump Jr. embark on Irish pub crawl The European adventures of President Donald Trump's adult sons are now complete. Meeting the Queen: check. Pulling pints of Guinness in the Irish countryside: check....
14:17, 2019-06-06

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug       ...
09:00, 2019-07-22

Irish eyes are smiling: Lowry leads Open by 4 Shane Lowry broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine Saturday en route to a tournament-best 63. He has a four-shot lead going into the final round of the Open Championship....
22:34, 2019-07-20

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving, great seafood, and beautiful, drastic cliffs. Rec...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Irish regulator opens third privacy probe into Apple Apple's main regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), has opened a third privacy investigation into the iPhone maker over the last few weeks, a spokesman for the DPC said on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Irish PM concerned Britain set for 'terrible' Brexit miscalculation Ireland's prime minister warned British lawmakers on Tuesday against making "a terrible political miscalculation" of thinking their rejection of the Brexit divorce deal negotiated with the European Union means they will get a better one....
22:34, 2019-06-11

Traditional Irish Sessions Are Thriving. Try Not to Spill the Beer. Sessions are the lifeblood of a centuries-old musical tradition. In New York bars, musicians are showing up, unpacking their instruments and diving in....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Out of the shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug        ...
05:17, 2019-07-23

Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms France's last group game against Nigeria at the women's World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A, but will also send them toward a likely quarter-final clash against the United States....
16:34, 2019-06-13

China's intelligence law looms over EU 5G safeguards: official The European Union cannot ignore China's National Intelligence Law, which requires Chinese citizens to support state information-gathering, as Brussels seeks rules for super-fast mobile networks, a senior EU official said on Friday....
18:51, 2019-07-19

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related provisions in the package, lowering expectations of a ...
11:51, 2019-05-23

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is headed into recession, but because shadows are growing over the rest of the world....
19:51, 2019-06-20

GVC cancels chief's pay rise as revolt looms The embattled boss of Ladbrokes' owner has agreed to reverse a six-figure pay rise in a desperate bid to head off an investor revolt at next month's AGM....
16:51, 2019-05-29

A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified | Owen Jones Trump’s allies will try to paint Iran as a threat, as they did with Iraq. We must not fall into step with their prefab bloodlustWe know how the story goes. The decision for war is made long in advance. That becomes the end point, and the evidence must be marshalled to achieve that goal. A long-lasti...
05:00, 2019-06-20

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
22:34, 2019-07-13

Tuatha Dé Dannan, the Enchanting Predecessors of Irish Fairies and Elves Most people do not believe in elves. The little people, along with fairies, banshees, and werewolves, are often thrown into the category of ‘fantasy’ and left to molder unless some video game or children’s book decides to make use of them for commercial purposes. ...
01:34, 2019-07-20

Irish greyhound racing faces backlash over killing of dogs TV documentary reveals that thousands of dogs are culled each year for being too slowGreyhound racing in Ireland is facing a backlash after a TV documentary reported that thousands of dogs are culled each year for not being fast enough.Lawmakers have summoned industry representatives to parliament a...
21:34, 2019-07-03

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will probe whether Google’s online Ad Exchange violated g...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Irish Poets Uncover the Kabbalah in Celtic Creation Myths In the early ninth century an Irish warrior-priest Cormac mac Cuilennáin, who would become king, wrote Sanas Cormaic in which he presented... ...
04:17, 2019-07-06

| Sponsor cuts ties with London Irish over Jackson signing Drinks giant Diageo has terminated a sponsorship deal with London Irish after the signing of Paddy Jackson, who was acquitted in a rape trial last year....
18:00, 2019-06-14

Rahm shoots 62, wins Irish Open for second time in 3 years Jon Rahm captured the Irish Open title for the second time in three years after shooting 8-under 62 in the final round to win by two strokes       ...
20:34, 2019-07-07

Mysterious hammerhead shark spotted off Irish coast for first time ever A hammerhead shark, a shark that generally resides in warm, tropical waters, has been spotted off the Irish coast for the first time, baffling researchers....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information over how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commision said on Wednesday....
17:00, 2019-08-14

Rockall dispute: Irish fishermen defiant despite Scottish warning Irish trawlers are continuing to fish around the Atlantic Ocean islet despite Scotland warning that it would send patrols. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock, but has never claimed it for itself....
14:17, 2019-06-09

Irish Brexit border issue cannot be solved by tech alone: former UK official No technology solution exists or can alone solve the issue of preventing a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic after Britain leaves the EU, the British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations said on Wednesday....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Can you picture yourself living on an Irish island? Arranmore is recruiting new residents The Irish island of Arranmore is writing letters asking Americans to consider moving there to boost its dwindling population.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-15

New UK PM Boris Johnson (still) thinks there’s a tech solution for the Irish border Perhaps we should feel sorry for Boris Johnson. He just attained a long-held ambition of his, ascending to the office of Prime Minister following a tight competition with his Conservative rivals. And now he has to figure out Brexit, with a deadline of October 31. Thank you all for the incredible hon...
23:00, 2019-07-23

Irish foreign minister promises to work constructively with PM Johnson Ireland will work constructively with Boris Johnson to resolve the impasse over Britain's planned exit from the European Union, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday after Johnson was elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party....
15:51, 2019-07-23

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly season on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday....
18:17, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Green party gains strength in Irish votes BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections taking place Saturday (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Early vote counts and an exit poll in Ireland suggest that the Green Party is gaining strength in that European Union nation as it challenges three larger parties in local and European ...
19:17, 2019-05-25

With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?"...
02:01, 2019-06-06

Rahm hopes Irish connection propels him to 1st major title Jon Rahm seems to play his best golf when he comes to the island of Ireland, so he is full of confidence heading into the British Open at Royal Portrush this week        ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the need to resolve the issue of the backstop to keep th...
13:51, 2019-07-22

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Impeachment push freezes as Mueller testimony looms The steady drumbeat among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has gone silent. And Robert Mueller is to blame.The last lawmaker to publicly embrace an impeachment inquiry came forward on June 28, just three days after it was announced that the special counsel w...
00:17, 2019-07-11

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
20:17, 2019-05-30

Tempers flare at Giants camp as preseason looms Here is our daily practice update from Giants training camp: Something good The first-team defense forced a pair of turnovers against the scout-team offense, with LB Ryan Connelly and nickel CB Grant Haley recording interceptions. The drills weren’t quite full speed but catching them securely is nev...
02:34, 2019-08-07

Costco Sales Rise as Tariff Uncertainty Looms Costco Wholesale booked another quarter of sales gains, boosted by increasing visits to its warehouse clubs as the retail giant tries to navigate the U.S.-China trade fight....
07:01, 2019-05-31

Sentencing looms in Charlottesville attack; man seeks mercy RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in prison. Lawyers for James Alex Fie...
10:17, 2019-06-23

Rapper A$AP Rocky heading back to US as verdict looms Rapper A$AP Rocky and two other American suspects were released from jail and planning to head back to the U.S. as a judge mulls a verdict in the assault case against them...
04:51, 2019-08-04

Wiggins: Thomas can win the Tour, but Bernal battle looms "Geraint Thomas has already shown he is capable of retaining his Tour de France title, according to Bradley Wiggins, although a potential showdown on Thursday at La Planche des Belles Filles with co-leader Egan Bernal could give a true indicator of where the power lies in Team Ineos."...
15:00, 2019-07-08

IOC inaugurates new headquarters as 2026 Games vote looms The International Olympic Committee inaugurated its new headquarters in Lausanne on Sunday, the 125th anniversary of the organization which is preparing to select the host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics....
14:51, 2019-06-23

Aaron Judge's absence looms large -- in the clubhouse The injured slugger has left a void in the Yankees' lineup. But when he left the team Sunday for rehab in Tampa, he took with him the type of wisdom teammates like Clint Frazier have found invaluable....
00:51, 2019-06-07

| As Nadal looms, Federer unaware of 100th Wimbledon win Roger Federer admitted he had no idea he'd become the first man to win 100 matches at Wimbledon, a feat which set-up a semi-final against old rival Rafael Nadal....
13:00, 2019-07-11

Since 2009 this is how Dow, S&P have trended in second half of June. Now the Fed decision looms Since 2009 the Dow and S&P 500 have struggled in the second half of June. This time around, a major Federal Reserve decision on interest rates looms....
19:34, 2019-06-18

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....
18:00, 2019-06-18

Another Bury fixture suspended as EFL’s expulsion deadline looms • Home match with Gillingham on Saturday latest to be called off• Club could have EFL membership withdrawn on 23rd AugustBury’s League One fixture at home against Gillingham on Saturday has been suspended, the EFL has announced. Related: Bury face 14-day deadline to avoid EFL expulsion as Carabao Cu...
19:51, 2019-08-13

Mets shut down Nimmo as Conforto experiment now looms Brandon Nimmo is down for the count. The Mets center fielder has been shut down from baseball activities for the next month, manager Mickey Callaway announced Tuesday in Atlanta. The news came after Nimmo was in Los Angeles on Monday to get a second opinion on a bulging disc in his neck, which had s...
03:17, 2019-06-19

Stronger Dollar Looms Large This Earnings Season The dollar has remained steady despite expectations for lower interest rates, posing a challenge for large multinational companies that need to convert foreign profits into the U.S. currency....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
06:34, 2019-05-22

US STOCKS-Futures subdued as Fed policy meeting looms U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Monday, after the main indexes ended the previous week slightly higher, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
14:34, 2019-06-17

Logistical nightmare looms if Mexico tariffs go ahead American importers are warning the White House and members of Congress that a logistical nightmare could unfold if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports starting Monday....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Open adjusts Sunday tee times as weather looms With forecasts calling for "persistent and occasionally heavy rain" and gusty winds, the R&A has moved up the tee times for the final round of the Open Championship by an hour....
22:34, 2019-07-20

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
14:51, 2019-07-11

Apple faces third Irish privacy probe, this time over GDPR compliance While Apple has repeatedly touted its privacy credentials, investigators are now looking into three potential violations of EU data protection law.Read More...
04:17, 2019-07-03

Amma Asante: ‘When my parents came to the UK, signs on doors said: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs’ The writer and director, 49, on her schoolmate Naomi Campbell, wearing makeup as armour – and being an awful cookAs a woman of colour who makes movies in a world that is the privilege of the white male, I represent 0.4% of my industry. I would love to get to a place where I don’t have to make that s...
16:01, 2019-05-25

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a case that has raised concerns about press freedom...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Donald Trump likens Irish border issue to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland actually wishes to avoid border or wall with Northern Ireland after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border w...
19:34, 2019-06-05

‘Derry Girls’ creator: Irish unrest is unlikely balm in ‘scary’ times Set in conflict-torn 1990s Northern Ireland, the hit sitcom is about four schoolgirls living their lives against the backdrop of military checkpoints and the occasional bombing....
09:17, 2019-08-07

Irish Top Court Rejects Facebook Appeal Over Transfer of User Data to US European Court of Justice will hear a landmark privacy case regarding the transfer of EU citizens' data to the US in July, after Facebook's bid to stop its referral was blocked by Ireland's Supreme......
17:17, 2019-05-31

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now in the business of social revolution.It was here th...
11:00, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Irish regulator queries Facebook on transcription of users' audio Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union is seeking information on how it handled data during the manual transcription of users' audio recordings, Ireland's Data Protection Commission said on Wednesday....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Irish Supreme Court rejects Facebook bid to block ECJ data case Ireland's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Facebook to block a landmark privacy case, regarding the transfer of EU users' data to the United States, being referred to Europe's top court....
12:34, 2019-05-31

Russian rescuers reach lost Irish climbers at Mount Elbrus One Irish mountaineer lost his life while descending Mount Elbrus in southern Russia, local authorities said. A rescue team managed to find the tourist and nine other climbers after they went off route due to fog....
23:51, 2019-06-30

Irish Teen's Naked Body Found Days After She Went Missing In Malaysia Malaysian police on Tuesday found the unclothed body of an Irish teenager who went missing from a jungle resort in the Southeast Asian country 10 days ago, though it was not yet clear what caused her......
18:51, 2019-08-13

Iberdrola to launch Irish retail arm, invest $112 million in renewables by 2025 Spanish utility Iberdrola will this week launch an Irish retail business and plans to invest over 100 million euros ($112 million) in renewable energy and storage projects in Ireland and Northern Ireland by 2025, it said on Tuesday....
02:17, 2019-06-18

Diageo cancels London Irish deal over Paddy Jackson signing The Guinness owner says the decision to hire the player is ‘not consistent’ with its values The owner of Guinness has cancelled its sponsorship deal with a leading rugby union club after it signed a player who was accused, then acquitted, of rape.Diageo, which had already publicly criticised the sig...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Frankie Dettori and Star Catcher shine brightest to win Irish Oaks • Italian wins race at the Curragh for fifth time• ‘We put our necks on the blocks,’ says DettoriFrankie Dettori outrode his fellow jockeys once again and stole a Classic from the front aboard Star Catcher in the Irish Oaks. The Italian, winning this race for the fifth time, was allowed an uncontest...
15:00, 2019-07-21

Rock misses out on European Tour's 2nd 59, leads Irish Open Robert Rock narrowly missed a 30-foot putt for eagle that would have given him the second round of 59 in European Tour history        ...
23:34, 2019-07-06

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with women who have already had children and those a...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Sovereign wins Irish Derby in another shock success for Padraig Beggy • Six-length victory at the Curragh for 33-1 shot Sovereign• Beggy won 2017 Epsom derby at 40-1 on Wings of EaglesPadraig Beggy does not win many Derbies for his backers, but when he does, it is worth the wait. The jockey who caused one of the biggest upsets in Epsom history on the 40-1 shot Wings O...
19:17, 2019-06-29

Trump will visit tiny Irish town Doonbeg, home of his golf course President Trump is expected to get a hearty Irish welcome Wednesday when he arrives in Doonbeg — a tiny coastal town that credits him with job creation and an economic boom. The one-street village, population 200, has been home to Trump International Golf Links & Hotel since Trump acquired the 400-a...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Cocktail of the week: EartH Kitchen’s Irish maid | The good mixer Fire up the barbecue and kick back with this refreshingly floral, whiskey-based summer coolerA super-simple, super-seasonal (now is the height of elderflower season) and refreshing summer sip.Serves 1 Continue reading......
06:00, 2019-06-01

Child Remains From Tragic Irish Shipwreck Washed Up On Canadian Beach The Canadian government has confirmed that a collection of human remains has been washed up on a beach, belonging to victims of a ship that sunk with a boatload of people fleeing the ravages of the Irish Famine. ...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Starvation Likely Killed Irish Teen In Malaysia, No Foul Play Found: Cops A Franco-Irish teen who disappeared from a Malaysian resort likely starved and died of internal bleeding after about a week in the jungle, with no immediate sign of foul play, police said Thursday....
02:00, 2019-08-17

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with the British Conservatives set to choose a new leader....
20:17, 2019-05-28

| Parents claim body of Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia The grief-stricken parents of a Franco-Irish teen found dead in Malaysia after she disappeared from a rainforest resort claimed her body, police say....
04:34, 2019-08-17

Golf: England's Rock grabs Irish Open lead with record round of 60 England's Robert Rock surged to a one-shot lead in the Irish Open third round with a record-breaking 10-under-par 60 on Saturday, the lowest round in the event's history....
23:17, 2019-07-06

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
01:34, 2019-07-21

We'll block trade deal if Brexit imperils open Irish border, say US politicians Johnson-Trump plan could fall foul of Congress if Good Friday agreement is threatenedAny future US-UK trade deal would almost certainly be blocked by the US Congress if Brexit affects the Irish border and jeopardises peace in Northern Ireland, congressional leaders and diplomats have warned.Boris Jo...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Golf: South Africa's Lombard surges into halfway lead at Irish Open South Africa's Zander Lombard carded a solid three-under-par 67 in the Irish Open second round on Friday to take a one-shot lead over England's Eddie Pepperell....
04:00, 2019-07-06

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by Irish monks between the years 431 and 1649 AD. A te...
10:17, 2019-07-05

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Franco-Irish Girl's Family Mourn "Unbearable" Loss, As Autopsy Conducted Malaysian authorities Wednesday conducted a post-mortem examination on the body of a Franco-Irish teen found in the jungle after she disappeared from a resort, as her family mourned the "unbearable"......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Shamans, European police join search for Irish girl missing in Malaysia Shamans and European police joined the search for an Irish teenager who went missing from a Malaysian resort and her family on Monday offered a $12,000 reward for information leading to her rescue....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Irish priest blasts churchgoers for bringing cigarettes, beer as funeral gifts An outspoken Irish Catholic priest has unleashed his wrath on people bringing inappropriate items such as cans of beer or cigarettes to the altar during funeral masses....
04:51, 2019-08-07

Tiffany Haddish shows Stephen Colbert how she ran the lost baggage department, and the Irish mob “Baby, it’s my business now.” That’s a quote from Tiffany Haddish’s ass-kicker in the Irish mob drama The Kitchen, but it might as well be the comedian, actress, and Emmy nominee’s all-purpose catchphrase at this point. On Wednesday’s Late Show, Haddish, as is her way, took over the joint, telling C...
14:17, 2019-08-08

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Trump looms large as West Virginia GOP leaders squabble CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — In a state where President Donald Trump’s name is still gold, Republicans are fighting publicly over who’s his best friend. West Virginia’s Republican governor has sparred with Senate leaders over a sweeping GOP bill backed by Trump’s education secret...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Debate over debates: 2020 Dems fume over DNC criteria as cut-off looms With the deadline just a day away for the 2020 White House hopefuls to qualify for the first two rounds of primary debates organized by the Democratic National Committee, some of the candidates still gunning to make the stage are getting increasingly frustrated with the DNC’s criteria....
18:17, 2019-06-11

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team...
19:00, 2019-07-11

BMW isn't changing Mexico production plans as border tariff looms BMW's newest final assembly plant officially opened Thursday in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, as U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to slap a 5% tariff on vehicles imported to the U.S. as soon as Monday....
18:17, 2019-06-06

Perfect record for France but a lot to improve as knockout phase looms - Hosts France benefited from two highly debatable goals in their last two Group A games as they reached the World Cup knockout phase with a perfect record that did not mask their shortcomings....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Uncertainty looms as Hong Kong protests drag into a new week About 2,000 protesters gathered outside the Hong Kong legislature on Monday, demanding to speak directly to the city's top official Carrie Lam, as protests entered a second straight week....
15:51, 2019-06-17

Trump UK visit 'increasingly important' as Brexit looms, MacCallum says President Trump's visit to the United Kingdom and the U.S.-British special relationship is "increasingly important" as a potential Brexit looms, according to Martha MacCallum....
01:17, 2019-06-04

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Philip Green's Arcadia faces key vote as administration looms Creditors will decide the fate of Philip Green's Arcadia group and its 18,000 workers at a vote on Wednesday on a sweetened restructuring plan to save the British fashion retailer....
15:17, 2019-06-12

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
21:34, 2019-06-11

Inflatable Angry Emoji Looms Over Facebook's Annual Meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in......
09:34, 2019-05-31

| Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder to enact his Brexit plan....
14:00, 2019-08-01

| Verstappen looms large in Hamilton's rear view mirror After two stunning wins in three races, the force in F1 is with Max Verstappen who will this weekend bid for another victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix....
10:34, 2019-08-01

Yankees pitchers are ‘in a good spot’ as trade deadline looms It’s different for pitchers. That sentence applies to approximately 2.3 million issues, situations and scenarios that arise in the baseball world. For the purpose of today’s conversation, however, let’s use it to discuss the trade deadline. Brian Cashman has stated publicly he wants more pitching, b...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Monfils hails girlfriend Svitolina as new French clash looms Gael Monfils paid tribute to both his girlfriend and his new coach on Thursday, after he won his all-French clash against Adrian Mannarino which set up another Gallic tie in the third round against lowly-ranked Antoine Hoang....
11:00, 2019-05-31

Puerto Rico governor silent as impeachment process looms Puerto Rican legislators are preparing to begin an impeachment process for the U.S. territory’s leader as thousands of protesters gather around the governor’s mansion chanted, “We want peace, and they want war!” as they demanded his ouster...
05:01, 2019-07-25

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Netanyahu Scrambles to Form Israeli Government as Deadline Looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort to cobble together a governing coalition before a midnight deadline, while his party advanced a vote to dissolve parliament and call for snap elections in case he falls short of a majority....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Tough Wimbledon draw for Nadal as Kyrgios looms in second round Already riled by Wimbledon's seedings policy, twice champion Rafael Nadal's mood would not have improved after falling foul of Friday's draw which handed him a potential second-round clash with controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios....
13:51, 2019-06-28

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

High in His ‘Glassle,’ Georgia’s Richest Man Looms Over Country’s Top Project A proposed deepwater port could recast the former Soviet republic’s image. But not without the backing of Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire and power broker....
14:51, 2019-07-02

Huawei unveils alternative operating system as Android ban looms Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Friday unveiled its proprietary operating system for phones and other devices, as US trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm’s access to technologies such as Android. But Huawei said that for now it would stick to using Google’s Android f...
23:51, 2019-08-09

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign policy sphere....
11:00, 2019-08-10

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest near Fort Smith, the state’s second-largest c...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Family of Irish teen found dead in Malaysia won't seek criminal probe: lawyer The family of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a Malaysian jungle stream will not demand a criminal investigation into the incident, their lawyer said on Wednesday, leaving it up to the police to decide the next course of action....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Darren Clarke gives Open a rousing Irish start before hopes are dampened | Kevin Mitchell Local legend got off to a flyer in the company of amateur James Sugrue before drifting back but revelled in a ‘fabulous’ occasionFrom the moment Darren Clarke struck the first shot of thousands to follow, good and bad, in this 148th Open, the 2011 champion, a local resident no less, tried his silver...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Chris Matthews heaps praise on Biden, says he was the 'Irish guy hanging around with the African-American president' MSNBC host Chris Matthews heaped praise on Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama Tuesday and said America should seek to return to the Obama era. ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
21:17, 2019-05-26

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large at Raptors’ championship parade Kawhi Leonard took in the Raptors’ championship parade Monday, cigar in mouth, while hoisting his Finals MVP trophy before the Toronto faithful. Of course it didn’t take long for the topic of his future to arise. As Leonard and Kyle Lowry stood side-by-side atop the Raptors’ bus, fans made the...
04:17, 2019-06-18

Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm Uber plans to expand into food delivery and driverless cars but its IPO was a flop and its latest earnings figures could prove vitalUber has big plans. The ride-hailing service wants to ferry the world around in self-driving cars and on electric scooters, deliver our takeouts and groceries by drone,...
08:17, 2019-08-04

Max Verstappen Looms Large In Lewis Hamilton's Rear View Mirror Max Verstappen's powerful performance in rain-hit German Grand Prix lifted him within 63 points of Lewis Hamilton with 10 of this year's 21 races to go....
09:34, 2019-08-01

| WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Canada's Trudeau mending fences with Trump as election fight looms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to further mend fences when he meets Donald Trump in Washington this week, a year after the U.S. president stormed out of a G7 meeting calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak."...
03:51, 2019-06-19

An Interstellar War Looms in the Latest Trailer for Katee Sackhoff’s Sci-Fi Series Another Life Just days after releasing the first teaser for Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff’s new sci-fi series, Another Life, Netflix has dropped a full trailer that reveals even more about the show’s crew of space explorers—as well as the mysterious (and apparently hostile) aliens that inspire their j...
05:34, 2019-07-12

Golf: Four-shot lead no guarantee for Lowry as wild weather looms Shane Lowry knows from personal experience that a four-shot lead starting the final round of a major championship is hardly insurmountable, never mind the wicked weather expected to throw an extra layer of uncertainty into the British Open mix on Sunday....
02:00, 2019-07-21

As Federal Reserve Cut Looms, HSBC Favours China Shares Over India Shanghai shares have gained 17 per cent so far this year. But they slid about 7.6 per cent between early May and early June as the US-China trade war re-escalated...
16:34, 2019-07-11

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at the timing of his visit, the various actors involved and their goals....
14:17, 2019-06-09

Driver convicted in Charlottesville death seeks leniency as sentencing looms The 22-year-old white supremacist who killed a woman and injured dozens of other people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in 2017 is pleading with the judge to spare him a life sentence. ...
13:51, 2019-06-23

Reliving Rory McIlroy’s ‘out-of-body’ Royal Portrush 61 as Open looms Fourteen years ago, Aaron O’Callaghan and Stephen Crowe played with a 16-year-old McIlroy during an amazing roundAs Rory McIlroy tees off in the tournament he placed on a pedestal the moment Royal Portrush was reconfirmed as an Open Championship venue, Aaron O’Callaghan will look on from North Carol...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual board meeting Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji plan to greet shareholders of Facebook Inc as they gather for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off user privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
13:34, 2019-05-30

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
18:34, 2019-08-16

Feisty debate looms with Biden and Sanders standing center stage Four of the five top-polling White House contenders will be on stage tonight, for what’s being billed as the main event in the first round of Democratic presidential primary debates....
03:34, 2019-06-28

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters as confrontation looms Hong Kong police fired tear gas at protesters on Sunday as a tenth straight weekend of anti-government demonstrations intensified amid an increasingly aggressive response from the police and Beijing....
12:51, 2019-08-11

Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations....
22:00, 2019-06-12

Eoin Morgan Says England Must Adapt Or Die As India World Cup Test Looms England looked set for the semi-finals when they won four of their first five matches but losses to Sri Lanka and Australia opened the door for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka....
02:51, 2019-06-30

Trade war looms over G20 as Trump attacks India over tariffs - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as US president blasts India for raising tariffs on American goodsLatest: China to present ‘trade terms’ to TrumpFact check: Is Trump right about China?Trump: New Indian tariffs are unacceptableIndia has imposed retaliatory tariffs on apple...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Canada's Conservative Party sets fundraising records as election looms The Conservative Party of Canada outpaced the governing Liberal party of Canada by C$3.5 million ($2.7 million) in second-quarter fundraising, financial returns showed on Wednesday, ahead of an October national election....
23:17, 2019-07-31

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepare to evacuate. The travel chaos comes amid peak tourism season....
08:34, 2019-08-15

China urges U.S. to lift sanctions on Huawei as Trump-Xi meeting looms The United States should immediately remove sanctions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei, a commerce ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before the two countries' leaders are due to meet for talks on trade....
19:51, 2019-06-27

As sterling falls, will PM alter course or risk price hikes as election looms? Money markets did not take a disorderly departure seriously, but do now. So should JohnsonBritish holidaymakers heading abroad for their summer holidays might not thank him for it, but the fall in the value of the pound to its lowest level in 28 months is evidence that Boris Johnson’s Brexit strateg...
01:00, 2019-08-01

Warren Gatland to coach New Zealand's Chiefs before 2021 British and Irish Lions tour Warren Gatland's post-World Cup coaching commitments have been confirmed, with the Chiefs confirming he will join them on a four-year deal, and take a 12-month break to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2021....
15:34, 2019-06-28

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the nation’s rocky west coast. The Irish government countered with the grand staging of an ancient castle. In the end, neither side got what they want...
05:34, 2019-06-06

Newcastle have gambled on Bruce but shadow of Benítez looms large | Louise Taylor Steve Bruce may be a geordie but that will not be enough to fill Rafael Benítez’s sizeable shoes and a sceptical Gallowgate will need an awful lot of convincingSome years ago Steve Bruce wrote a trilogy of football-based thrillers. Their hero was Steve Barnes, the all-action macho manager of Ledders...
18:34, 2019-07-20

Baku or bust? The issues facing Sarri and Emery as final showdown looms Both managers have overseen promising highs and bleak lows in debut seasons that will be defined by Wednesday’s resultMaurizio Sarri Chelsea finished third in the Premier League to qualify for next season’s Champions League, which fulfilled the key demand placed on the head coach upon his appointmen...
02:17, 2019-05-27

Britain at risk of 'full-blown' recession as no-deal Brexit looms - as it happened Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the Office for Budget Responsibility’s new stress test of the UK economy Newsflash: OBR warns Britain risks ‘full-blown’ recessionHere’s why no-deal would hurtNo-deal Brexit could wipe 2% off GDPBorrowing would rise by £30bnWatch ...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Canada awards multi-billion contract to General Dynamics as election looms Canada on Friday announced a multi-billion dollar contract with General Dynamics Corp for equipment that will be manufactured in a region where the ruling Liberals need to do well in an October election....
23:00, 2019-08-16

Australia bare feet and souls as World Cup semi-final with England looms • Justin Langer’s squad ‘pour hearts out’ in team-building session• Handscomb may replace Khawaja; Woakes and Roy set to playIf defeat by South Africa brought Australia down to earth then their coach, Justin Langer, appears keen they remain there, having sat his players down for some barefoot storyt...
23:34, 2019-07-08

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship. Alameda Coun...
01:51, 2019-06-16

US companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
00:34, 2019-07-02

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
19:00, 2019-08-11

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
06:17, 2019-07-17

Gary Woodland moves into lead at US Open as sturdy Rory McIlroy looms Woodland (9-under) takes lead ahead of Rose, OosthuizenRory McIlroy rallies for 5-under finish, three shots off leadTiger Woods ‘a little hot’ after poor finish to second roundShould Rory McIlroy summon the weekend spirit of Ontario, there would be little point in the remainder of this US Open field...
07:34, 2019-06-15

Deadline looms for charges against Mount Polley mine owners for 2014 disaster Prosecutors in Ottawa have until Sunday to lay charges under the Fisheries Act against Imperial Metals, but more serious federal charges could come later....
00:17, 2019-08-04

Canadian energy giants take out full-page newspaper ads as federal election looms Three of Canada's biggest oilsands producers are going directly to voters today to ask them to "influence the outcome" of big decisions concerning the oil and gas sector as a fall federal election looms....
16:51, 2019-08-01

‘How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacre After yet another mass murder the question surrounding the president is no longer whether he will respond as other presidents once did, but whether his words contributed to the carnage....
03:17, 2019-08-05

Kawhi Leonard’s future looms large as NBA free agency begins Sunday NBA teams will start opening their chequebooks Sunday at 6 p.m. EDT, when the negotiating window for one of the most hotly anticipated free-agent periods begins and with more than 200 players eligible to change teams in the coming weeks....
03:17, 2019-06-30

Iranian hitman linked to Irish gangsters 'Gucci Gang' killed in Ireland in apparent revenge attack An Iranian national who worked as a hitman for the group “Gucci Gang” was shot dead in Ireland on Tuesday after being targeted in an alleged revenge killing for the murder of two of his fellow associates....
00:17, 2019-05-30

The White House Paid an Irish Funeral Home $1 Million to Rent Limos for Trump’s Visit, Report Says The Trump administration reportedly paid an Irish funeral home almost $1 million to rent four limousines during the President’s two-day trip to Ireland this week. The $935,033 total was paid in four installments to a family-owned business called JP Ward & Sons, according to the Guardian, which...
17:51, 2019-06-06

Inflatable angry emoji looms over Facebook annual meeting as users vent frustrations Protesters carrying an inflatable angry emoji greeted Facebook Inc shareholders as they gathered for the company's annual meeting on Thursday, the latest sign of its struggle to shake off privacy scandals and rein in fake news and hate speech....
02:17, 2019-05-31

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
01:17, 2019-07-17

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-22

On autopilot: 'Pilots are losing their basic flying skills,' some fear after Boeing 737 Max crashes Two Boeing 737 Max crashes killed 346 people and grounded the jet due to software problems. It also raised bigger questions about flight automation.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-25

Mike Pence delivers Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 8-As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's collapse....
03:00, 2019-08-15

CORRECTED-Euro zone investor morale falls further in July, German recession looms -Sentix Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated yet further in July, confounding expectations for a rise, with positive signals from the equity markets failing to soothe investors who do not expect an agreement in the trade conflict soon, a survey showed....
15:00, 2019-07-08

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial services innovation — and that's left hundreds ...
23:17, 2019-06-23

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion funding....
10:17, 2019-06-09

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
19:00, 2019-06-18

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
18:51, 2019-06-01

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communicat...
22:51, 2019-05-24

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
15:34, 2019-08-04

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that they have to traverse the ground, they’re in danger. So you know what they need? Sloth-sized cars....
05:51, 2019-06-23

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Liverpool defender Joel Matip pleased to have proved worth after injury return as Champions League Final looms Joel Matip has expressed delight over his emergence as a key man in the Liverpool defence during the second half of the season, joking: "It's not the worst feeling"....
00:34, 2019-05-23

England coach Phil Neville insists Lionesses will not wilt in World Cup heat as Norway quarter-final looms Phil Neville insists his England players are fully prepared for the intense heatwave sweeping Europe, which has prompted Fifa to implement special measures to combat the soaring temperatures at the World Cup....
19:17, 2019-06-27

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gave her a standing ovation for her......
04:01, 2019-06-28

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
05:34, 2019-07-03

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
10:00, 2019-06-10

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
02:34, 2019-06-15

Sources: Crabtree, Cardinals can't agree to terms After working out for Arizona and receiving a contract offer, free-agent receiver Michael Crabtree could not agree to a deal with the Cardinals and will continue looking for a new team, according to sources....
17:34, 2019-08-06

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how American they are. In real life, this holiday mostly re...
23:51, 2019-07-04

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the leading players in American Tabloid:Ward J Littell: I...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of col...
14:00, 2019-07-16

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 jet fighters....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trump had agreed not to add new tariffs on Chinese exp...
21:17, 2019-06-29

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
20:51, 2019-07-02

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule in a country that has been embroiled in a deadly political standoff since April’s ouster of longtime strongman President Omar Hassan al-Bashir...
12:17, 2019-07-05

CBS, Viacom agree to merge in all-stock deal CBS Corp and Viacom Inc agreed to merge on Tuesday, creating a company with more than $28 billion in revenue, as an increasingly competitive media landscape prompted their controlling shareholder to reunify the U.S. entertainment companies 13 years after breaking them up....
23:34, 2019-08-13

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
19:51, 2019-07-02

ITV, BBC agree to offer BritBox at 6 pounds/month in UK (Reuters - British broadcaster ITV said on Friday it had finalised an agreement with public broadcaster BBC to launch streaming service BritBox in the UK at nearly 6 pounds ($7.51) per month for high-definition services....
09:51, 2019-07-19

Italy: Several EU nations agree to take migrants from ship The Italian foreign minister says Italy’s appeal to fellow EU nations to take some of the 40 migrants still aboard a rescue ship anchored off a tiny Mediterranean island in a weeks-long standoff has obtained a “positive” response from five countries...
20:01, 2019-06-28

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
00:34, 2019-07-13

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
11:51, 2019-07-02

Some Japan aluminium buyers agree Q3 premiums at $108/T, up 3% on qtr -sources Some Japanese aluminium buyers have agreed to pay a premium of $108 per tonne for shipments in July to September, up 3% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply in Asia, three sources directly involved in the pricing talks said on Wednesday....
14:17, 2019-06-12

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-04

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Cubs agree to deal with closer Craig Kimbrel CHICAGO (AP) — Free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel has agreed to a contract with the Chicago Cubs. The team said Friday he has passed his physical. Contract terms were not disclosed. The addition plugs a major hole for Chicago, which has been beset by blown saves. Brandon Morrow is going slowly after he...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
20:34, 2019-07-13

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said.Speaking...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
15:01, 2019-05-21

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight agains......
22:17, 2019-08-13

Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez today,...
03:17, 2019-05-22

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
18:17, 2019-07-01

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
03:34, 2019-07-23

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Sa...
20:34, 2019-07-23

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
01:51, 2019-06-10

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050. Ahead of a U.N. meeting on climate change in the fall, the proposal was relegated to a footnote in the final statement of Thursday’s meeting of EU lead...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
01:34, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Ellington, Knicks agree on a 2-year deal The Latest on NBA free agency Monday (all times ET): 10:45 a.m. Wayne Ellington and the New York Knicks have agreed on a two-year contract. Ellington’s representatives, Priority Sports, announced the agreement Monday morning. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the deal will pay E...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN reported Saturday....
14:34, 2019-06-16

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
17:51, 2019-07-22

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise....
08:17, 2019-07-02

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983....
14:00, 2019-07-16

Islanders agree to terms with Eberle on $27.5M, 5-year deal The New York Islanders and winger Jordan Eberle have agreed to a five-year, $27.5 million contract. The contract counts $5.5 million against the salary cap through the 2023-24 season under the deal general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Friday. Eberle averaged $6 million a year on his previous con...
20:34, 2019-06-14

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth....
14:17, 2019-06-09

Sheffield United agree £20m Oli McBurnie deal with Swansea Striker in line to become club’s fourth record signing of summerSwansea agree to buy Kristoffer Peterson from Heracles for £1mSheffield United have agreed a club-record £20m deal to sign the Swansea City striker Oli McBurnie. After weeks of talks Chris Wilder’s side have made a breakthrough with an ...
18:01, 2019-07-31

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
06:51, 2019-05-31

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
16:17, 2019-05-31

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:51, 2019-06-21

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
03:51, 2019-08-03

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign Giovani Lo Celso for a club record-equalling €60m (£55.3m) while Mauricio Pochettino is also hoping a deal for Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon can be comp...
13:51, 2019-08-08

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if the next Conservative prime minister negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
03:00, 2019-07-09

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back PG Rajon Rondo on a two-year deal....
21:17, 2019-07-06

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
04:17, 2019-05-30

| Brady, Patriots agree on 2-year extension - reports Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots, according to multiple US media reports....
06:34, 2019-08-05

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to pass legislation targetin...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Finland's coalition parties agree on government program Finland's election-winning Social Democrats and four smaller parties reached an agreement on a joint government program for their four-year term, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne said on Friday, in a decisive step to secure a majority coalition....
18:17, 2019-05-31

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:17, 2019-08-03

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has escalated towards international arbitration and that they agreed to renegotiate the contracts...
18:51, 2019-07-02

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
10:00, 2019-06-10

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition reached an agreement paving the way for a new transitional government on Saturday, the African Union said, after lengthy negotiations following the fall of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir....
15:34, 2019-08-03

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
14:00, 2019-08-16

U.N. says Yemeni warring sides agree port ceasefire moves Yemen's warring parties have agreed new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Estonia PM says EU leaders will seek bigger majority to agree on top jobs Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas on Monday said there was enough backing for an agreement on how to allocate the European Union's top jobs, but that it was the right decision to pause talks between national leaders until Tuesday because opposition was also strong....
14:17, 2019-07-01

Manchester City agree to meet Rodri’s €70m release clause "Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has asked to leave the club as Manchester City prepare a €70 million bid to meet his release clause, according to reports."...
15:34, 2019-06-18

Virginia Public Colleges Agree To Freeze Tuition Next Year RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Every public college in Virginia is freezing tuition for the next school year for the first time in almost 20 years. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Longwood University recently became the last school to approve a tuition freeze. Lawmakers included $57.5 million in this...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Manchester United agree £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester • Maguire in line to become world’s most expensive defender• Transfer is subject to England player passing medicalManchester United have agreed an £80m deal to buy Harry Maguire from Leicester City, making the England international the world’s most expensive defender.Leicester wanted more for Maguir...
17:34, 2019-08-02

Sudan military and opposition agree on power-sharing deal Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian protest leaders have reached an agreement to share power for a transition period. The plan envisages a rotating presidency and civilian-military ruling council....
05:17, 2019-07-05

Paper Round: Real Madrid and Chelsea agree Hazard fee "Real Madrid agree a fee for Eden Hazard, Barcelona will keep Ernesto Valverde, Spurs need £88m for Giovani Lo Celso, and Declan Rice focuses on England."...
08:00, 2019-05-29

ESPN, NWSL agree to TV deal for rest of season following World Cup Capitalizing on the popularity of the World Cup, ESPN will televise 14 games during remainder of NWSL season including title game and semifinals.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

Norway's DNB and KLP agree to sell stakes in Oslo Bors to Euronext Norway's DNB and KLP said on Thursday they had agreed to sell their stakes in Norwegian stock exchange Oslo Bors to pan-European exchange operator Euronext....
13:17, 2019-06-06

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another video maker. “As an open platform, we sometimes ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
20:17, 2019-08-03

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
23:51, 2019-06-08

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Raiders agree to 1-year deal with troubled guard Incognito ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, confirmed the deal on Twitter. He congratulated his client for his return to the NFL after sitting out last season in retirement. The 35-year-old Inco...
18:17, 2019-05-28

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
00:34, 2019-06-17

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
21:17, 2019-06-16

Kevin Hart and Paramount Are Developing a Remake of Scrooged, Which We Can All Agree is Very Necessary When I think of movies I need to see again, with new actors and a slightly refreshed script, of course I think of the moderately charming late-’80s Bill Murray vehicle Scrooged. Do you—do you not?Read more......
00:17, 2019-06-09

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister with a mandate to curb the power of oligarchs in one of Europe's poorest countries....
05:34, 2019-06-09

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Lakers, Pelicans agree on Anthony Davis trade: source Two people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have agreed to trade Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks....
07:51, 2019-06-16

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost: media The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's largest daily Helsingin Sanomat reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed government sources....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt and West Ham agree a deal for Haller Sebastien Haller has made his record move to the Premier League side a day after a deal was agreed with Eintracht Frankfurt. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
17:17, 2019-07-17

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...
15:34, 2019-06-22

Nations agree new contract for delayed Airbus A400M: sources Airbus has reached final agreement with European buyer nations for a revised contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defense project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
19:34, 2019-06-13

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
19:17, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Britain and Sweden agree to co-operate on fighter plans Britain and Sweden agreed on Friday to study air combat co-operation over the next decade and opened the door to other potential partners in a move that could see the Scandinavian country join a planned next-generation UK fighter project....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Pochettino calls Coutinho as Spurs agree Dybala fee – reports "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly called Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho to try and persuade the Brazilian to move to the club on loan."...
03:00, 2019-08-07

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
10:17, 2019-07-17

Islanders agree to terms with Brock Nelson on 6-year deal The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with center Brock Nelson on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season. General manager Lou Lamoriello announced the contract Thursday. Nelson scored 25 goals and set career highs with 28 assists and 53 points last season to help the Islanders make the...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
14:17, 2019-08-04

WFP, Yemen's Houthis agree deal that could lift partial aid suspension The World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen's Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, have said they had reached a deal that could lift the U.N. agency's partial suspension of aid which has affected around 850,000 people....
16:34, 2019-08-04

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
15:51, 2019-06-16

Rangers agree to terms with top 2 draft picks Jung, Wendzel The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms with their top two draft picks, Big 12 Conference third basemen Josh Jung and Davis Wendzel       ...
22:51, 2019-07-03

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency begins Sunday night, according to multiple reports....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
18:17, 2019-07-31

49ers, PK Gould agree to deal, beat franchise deadline Robbie Gould and the San Francisco 49ers agreed to a two-year, $10.5 million deal on Monday, beating the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise players to receive a new contract....
23:17, 2019-07-15

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
06:00, 2019-06-14

Cyprus leaders agree to seek peace again, but 'disagreements persist' Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed on Friday to pursue efforts to resume peace talks, although one side said serious disagreements remained in resolving one of the world's most enduring conflicts....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Ministers agree £300m British Steel support package The government has agreed to provide financial support to British Steel potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds, paving the way for Turkey's military pension fund to secure the company's immediate future....
21:17, 2019-08-09

NATO allies agree to partner on acquiring maritime munitions Eight countries, including seven NATO allies and one partner nation, on Thursday reached a memorandum of understanding on multinational cooperation for maritime battle decisive munitions....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Bayern Munich agree Philippe Coutinho loan deal The Barcelona playmaker has struggled since moving to the Camp Nou 18 months ago. Bayern see him as an ideal acquisition following the departures of Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery....
09:34, 2019-08-17

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping agree to extended meeting at G20 next week U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet for an extended period at an economic summit in Japan next week, officials said Tuesday amid an ongoing trade conflict....
18:51, 2019-06-18

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
14:00, 2019-06-04

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
02:17, 2019-08-13

Callum Hudson-Odoi set to agree new £100,000-a-week Chelsea contract • Teenager commits future with five-year deal• Chelsea beat Barcelona 2-1 in JapanCallum Hudson-Odoi is set to sign a new five-year contract at Chelsea, curtailing Bayern Munich’s protracted pursuit of his services, and will join Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount in committing his long-term future ...
22:51, 2019-07-23

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' well-being....
19:00, 2019-07-10

EU finance ministers agree Italy should face debt action BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers say Italy’s high debt contravenes EU rules and that the country should face penalties for failing to comply. Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of finance ministers from the 19 countries using the euro currency, said Friday that they agree with ...
11:17, 2019-06-14

AP source: Saints, Cameron Jordan agree on 3-year extension METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan, who has been New Orleans’ sack leader in six of the past seven seasons, has agreed to a three-year extension worth up to $55.5 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of a...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Tottenham agree club record £55m fee for Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele • Deal includes €10m in potential add-ons• France midfielder has been Mauricio Pochettino’s top targetTottenham are on the verge of shattering their transfer record for the Lyon midfielder, Tanguy Ndombele, after agreeing a fee for him of €62m (£55.45m) plus €10m in add-ons.Mauricio Pochettino, the ...
05:17, 2019-07-01

Britney Spears and parents in court, agree on ordered evaluation A secret court hearing for Britney Spears ended with a court ordered evaluation. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation of his comments “doesn’t concern me be...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Unbeaten Warren Gatland '100% confident' of British and Irish Lions success in 2021 South Africa tour Warren Gatland says he is "100 per cent confident" he can lead the Lions to glory after being appointed head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa....
23:17, 2019-06-12

President Trump: 'Progress' but no breakthrough with Mexico as tariff deadline looms The Trump administration will hold a second round of negotiations with Mexico on Thursday over President Trump's threatened tariffs.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Jeremy Hunt says he does not agree with views in UK ambassador's leaked memo Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he does not agree with all the views expressed by Sir Kim Darroch in the leaked messages, insisting Britain has the "warmest" of relationships with the US....
13:34, 2019-07-08

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....
11:34, 2019-05-24

CBS and Viacom agree billion-dollar merger to challenge Disney and Netflix Pair reunify after more than 10 years as separate companiesShari Redstone expected to be named chairwoman of the boardUS media companies CBS and Viacom announced a merger on Tuesday in a bid to strengthen their position as they take on Netflix’s streaming insurgency and face up to the loss of “cord-...
04:17, 2019-08-14