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City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC gains support

Sales of menthol-flavored cigarettes in the Big Apple could soon be going up in smoke. A Bronx councilman who sponsored legislation to ban the sale of menthol- and other minty-flavored cigarettes says he’s gotten enough support fr...

City Council’s effort to ban menthol cigarette sales in NYC gains support

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Study: Menthol cigarette smokers have harder time quitting Menthol cigarettes have been disproportionated marketed to black communities for decades, and the effects of that promotion had a lingering effect, new findings show....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound: study A cancer-causing compound banned by U.S. regulators last year as a food additive has been found at potentially dangerous levels in mint and menthol flavored e-cigarette liquids and smokeless tobacco products, researchers said on Monday....
14:17, 2019-09-17

San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. It’s part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping. The supervisors will vote Tuesday on measures to ban the sale ...
09:51, 2019-06-18

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
18:51, 2019-06-27

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

San Francisco Set to Approve First-of-Its-Kind Ban on E-Cigarette Sales The city of San Francisco has become the first in the U.S. to move to ban all sales of e-cigarettes in a unanimous vote by city supervisors, SFGate reported on Tuesday, in what officials characterized as an effort to fight back against youth vaping.Read more......
07:01, 2019-06-19

The Latest: San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco’s effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. S...
02:34, 2019-06-19

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
02:34, 2019-07-02

San Francisco's grand plan to ban online e-cigarette sales Nearly 90 percent of all San Francisco high school students who vape get their fix by shopping online or through friends. Just 13.6 percent actually buy their pods at a physical store. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is acutely aware of this t......
22:34, 2019-06-27

BAT warns of steeper declines in cigarette sales, shares slip British American Tobacco (BAT), the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday warned of steeper declines in cigarette sales globally mainly due to waning demand in its main U.S. market, sending its shares lower....
15:17, 2019-06-12

Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc....
19:17, 2019-06-27

New York Gov. Cuomo Pushes Health Officials to Ban Flavored E-Cigarette Sales in the State (NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to the sta...
23:51, 2019-09-15

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday to advance a measure to impeach the president ove...
06:17, 2019-07-19

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
07:51, 2019-07-25

US job growth likely slowed in August, but gains are enough to support the economy Nonfarm payrolls were expected to increase by 150,000 in August, while the unemployment rate was seen holding steady at 3.7%, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones....
04:34, 2019-09-08

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s south-eastern region....
17:51, 2019-05-21

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Secretary of State Mike Pomp...
03:01, 2019-07-25

VW's U.S. sales gains on track to erase losses from emissions scandal VW's U.S. sales were up 6.1 percent through July. If the trend continues, the brand this year will top levels last seen before its emissions scandal....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Campaign collects 18K signatures in effort to make Tucson a sanctuary city TUCSON – Nearly seven months since launching their campaign, the Tucson Families Free and Together initiative is taking a major step in turning the Old Pueblo into a sanctuary city. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The i...
04:51, 2019-07-03

Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gains support of controversial prof's relatives A Connecticut woman suing Harvard University for 19th-century images of slaves she says were her ancestors has been backed by descendants of the professor who commissioned the images in a bid to prove blacks were inferior to whites....
08:00, 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced calls from his rivals to abandon his low-profile campaign strategy and start answering questions fro...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
12:34, 2019-06-02

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is gaining momentum followi...
19:00, 2019-08-07

METALS-London copper sheds gains as China auto sales continue to dive London copper gave up gains to trade lower on Wednesday, after China's auto sales fell for a 14th consecutive month, dampening earlier sentiment over a potential thaw in the U.S.-China trade dispute. China's total auto sales fell 6.9% from the same month a year earlier to 1.96 million, the China...
11:34, 2019-09-11

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
06:34, 2019-06-20

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
04:00, 2019-09-06

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
16:34, 2019-05-22

Zendesk's new Duet platform unites sales and support teams The new offering is designed for businesses that want to provide customers with a personalized experience that spans pre- and post-sale interactions....
15:17, 2019-06-12

China Liberates Its Automotive Strategy To Support Hybrid Vehicles Sales The Ministry Of Industry And Information Technology in China wants to amend the quota regulations and allow automakers to include more fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles in their line-up....
09:17, 2019-07-14

Private firms issue 86% of councils' 250,000 fines for dropping litter Rise in number of local authorities using companies to police streets for littering The number of litter fines issued by councils has almost quadrupled in six years, with more than 250,000 handed out last year.The rise coincides with a growth in the number of local authorities in England and Wales e...
16:34, 2019-08-17

U.N. Security Councils mulls calling for Idlib truce, Russia likely to oppose The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would call for a truce in northwestern Syria "to avoid a further deterioration of the already catastrophic humanitarian situation," though diplomats said on Thursday that such a move is likely to face opposition from veto-po...
20:17, 2019-08-29

Part-worn tyres putting motorists’ lives at risk, councils warn News 18 May, 2019 Nearly half of part-worn tyres being sold in some areas are illegal, putting drivers’ lives at risk, councils have warned...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Beverly Hills becomes 1st U.S. city to ban most tobacco sales The ban covers sales at gas stations and pharmacies as well as convenience and grocery stores. However, it exempts hotels and three plush cigar lounges in the wealthy and glamorous Los Angeles suburb....
19:00, 2019-06-05

Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales One of the wealthiest communities in California has become the first city in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco products, after councilors approved a new law that will take effect in 2021....
01:00, 2019-06-06

New York City Sues T-Mobile Over Sales Practices T-Mobile US’s pay-as-you-go wireless brand allegedly sold used phones as new devices and overcharged customers, a New York City agency said in a lawsuit....
04:00, 2019-09-06

Voters approve alcohol sales in western Kentucky city MARION, Ky. (AP) — Voters in a western Kentucky city have opted to allow alcohol sales. WPSD-TV reports 680 residents cast ballots in Marion on the issue Tuesday with 403 in favor and 277 opposed. The city joins a growing number of municipalities around the state that have approved l...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Smokers, beware: Beverly Hills says it is the first US city to ban tobacco sales The ban will apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes, adding to the California city's already-strict tobacco regulations.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-06

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
05:00, 2019-06-19

New York City sues T-Mobile over 'rampant' customer sales abuses New York City sued T-Mobile USA Inc on Wednesday, accusing the fourth-largest U.S. mobile phone company of engaging in "rampant" sales abuses of customers for its lower-priced, prepaid wireless brand, Metro by T-Mobile....
03:17, 2019-09-05

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on Fed rate cut hopes, energy gains Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and gains in energy stocks due to higher crude prices....
18:34, 2019-07-19

Auto Industry Welcomes FMs Support To Revive Auto Sales While the auto industry is happy with the announcements made by the Finance Minister today, there's still a lot more that the industry expects from the government and dialogues to bring down the GST......
01:51, 2019-08-24

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right BERLIN (AP) — Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right. The post Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:17, 2019-05-26

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
14:01, 2019-07-03

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
17:17, 2019-07-01

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last......
22:00, 2019-07-01

Car Sales August 2019: Toyota Sales Dip 24 Per Cent Amidst Slowdown Toyota Kirloskar Motor registered a sale of 10,701 units in August 2019, witnessing a decline of 24 per cent in domestic sales, as opposed to 14,100 units sold in August 2019. The automaker continues......
16:51, 2019-09-01

Prime Day sales burst in July may cause weakness in August retail sales Friday's August retail sales is the last big economic report before the Fed meets, and it could be muddied by Amazon's July Prime Day sale....
14:17, 2019-09-13

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM......
16:17, 2019-07-11

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
12:51, 2019-06-03

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
20:51, 2019-07-02

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
03:34, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Car Sales August 2019: Hyundai Motor India Records 16.58 Per Cent De-Growth In Domestic Sales The decline turns out to be even most deterrent for the Korean carmaker which managed with just 3.8 per cent drop last month (July 2019) riding on the success of its latest compact SUV- the Hyundai......
12:51, 2019-09-02

How to boost the health of your sales org by hyping up your sales team (VB Live) The quality of your sales force has a direct, accumulating, impact on your business. Learn how SMBs build and grow world-class sales organizations.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against......
13:17, 2019-07-10

Car Sales August 2019: Mahindra Sales Drop By 26% Mahindra & Mahindra announced its auto sales performance for August 2019 and the company's domestic sales stood at 33,564 units, a drop of 26 per cent over 45,373 units sold in August last year. The......
11:51, 2019-09-01

The F.D.A.’s New Cigarette Warnings Are Disturbing. See for Yourself. Weakened by court battles with major tobacco companies, the F.D.A. has softened its depictions of smoking-related illnesses required for cigarette packs....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Man who finished cigarette during bar stick-up says he’d do it again The St. Louis man who calmly lit a cigarette and refused to hand over his cellphone when a robber stuck up a bar — a tough-guy moment that went viral after being captured on crime scene video — said he wouldn’t do anything different if it happened again. Tony Tovar told a local NBC...
08:51, 2019-08-31

Third e-cigarette death prompts CDC warning A third person has died after using an e-cigarette product. The death of an unidentified person with a history of vaping resulted from a severe lung injury....
19:00, 2019-09-07

FDA targets teens with e-cigarette prevention ads Today, the FDA launched its first e-cigarette prevention TV ads. Part of "The Real Cost" campaign, they're meant to educate teens on the dangers of e-cigarette use. The ads will target nearly 10.7 million teens, aged 12 to 17, who have used e-cigaret......
19:51, 2019-07-22

The FDA Is Previewing Some Grisly New Cigarette Warnings The federal government wants to scare the living hell out of you—at least if you’re thinking about smoking. This week, the Food and Drug Administration previewed a series of new warnings that it plans to have plastered on all cigarette products and advertisements. And they’re a doozy.Read more......
15:34, 2019-08-16

FDA unveils new guidelines for e-cigarette makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday carved out new recommendations for makers of e-cigarettes, or vapes, including guidelines on how to address public health issues while designing their products....
03:17, 2019-06-12

Imperial Brands says U.S. cigarette volume down 6.4% British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc said on Wednesday U.S. industry volumes fell 6.4% in the four weeks to May 18, smaller than the 11.2 percent decline that research firm Nielsen's data showed on Monday....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old Adam Hergenreder. (September 13)        ...
12:00, 2019-09-14

Trump administration to ban flavored e-cigarette products The Trump administration said Wednesday it will impose a ban against non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products, in the wake of several deaths in the United States doctors have linked to vaping....
03:00, 2019-09-12

Donald Trump to propose ban on flavorings in e-cigarette President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping. (Sept. 11)        ...
23:17, 2019-09-11

Juul Explores Opening Its Own E-Cigarette Stores in U.S. Juul Labs, the controversial e-cigarette maker, is exploring plans to open its own U.S. retail shops, looking to capitalize on its early dominance of the American market, according to people familiar with the matter....
07:01, 2019-05-31

CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
06:34, 2019-08-19

More U.S. teens exposed to secondhand e-cigarette vapor (Reuters Health) - Exposure to secondhand chemicals emitted from e-cigarettes is on the rise among middle- and high-school students, a new study suggests....
05:34, 2019-08-29

Juul's app-connected e-cigarette keeps tabs on your vaping E-cigarette manufacturer Juul has come under fire for contributing to teen smoking rates. Recently, the company has been scrambling to demonstrate its products are aimed at adults, not teens. Its latest defense is an app-connected e-cigarette which r......
18:34, 2019-08-05

Man ‘with no f–ks left’ lights up cigarette during armed robbery A St. Louis man who’s obviously seen a few things was caught on camera looking completely unphased as an armed thief held up the bar he was drinking in. At one point, the man can be seen lighting up a cigarette — keeping his cool the entire time and refusing to get up from his......
06:00, 2019-08-30

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
22:51, 2019-08-18

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. The explosion could be linked to lithium batteries overheating inside the vape device....
21:34, 2019-06-23

Cigarette Butts Stunt Plants' Growth Other humans aren’t the only living things affected by your smoking habit, scientists in the UK warn. Their new research suggests that at least some plants can’t grow as well in the presence of discarded cigarette butts.Read more......
00:00, 2019-07-23

Indonesia to raise cigarette prices by more than a third at start of 2020 Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking rates....
17:51, 2019-09-13

North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Electric Tobacconist, Eonsmoke, Juice Man, Tinted Brew and VapeCo) over allegati......
08:00, 2019-08-29

Feds rip Juul for claiming its e-cigarette is safer than smoking Juul Labs violated US rules against marketing to teens by telling a group of New York high school kids that its wildly popular e-cigarettes were “totally safe,” according to the Food and Drug Administration. In letters to the vaping giant on Monday, the FDA ordered Juul to stop making unproven claim...
21:00, 2019-09-10

Daily E-Cigarette Use Can Help Smokers Quit, According to One of the Most Comprehensive Studies Yet E-cigarettes have long been pitched as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, and one that could help smokers kick the habit by delivering nicotine without many of the dangerous byproducts of combustible tobacco products. But there’s plenty of debate in the scientific community as to whether t...
19:34, 2019-07-24

E-cigarette explodes in teen’s mouth, blasts hole in his jaw Kailani Burton thought she was helping her teen son kick his addiction to cigarettes when she bought him a vaporizer. But the Burton family learned the hard way that e-cigarettes come with a potentially horrific risk all their own. “He was screaming, ‘It blew up! It blew up!,’ ” th...
18:00, 2019-06-20

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul - WSJ The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:34, 2019-08-29

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigarette epidemic" that could determine if Juul had marketed its......
14:51, 2019-06-17

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
20:51, 2019-05-28

FDA proposes new requirement for graphic labels on cigarette packs The Food and Drug Administration proposed a rule Thursday morning to require cigarette packages to include realistic images showing the health consequences of smoking....
02:34, 2019-08-17

E-Cigarette Maker NJOY Changes Funding Plan After Vaping Ban E-cigarette maker NJOY Holdings has changed plans for its funding round after the Trump administration announced a plan to pull most vaping products from the market, said people familiar with the matter....
04:34, 2019-09-14

Man who lost leg in shooting spots limb being used on cigarette packets An amputee is seeking answers as to why a picture showing the remainder of his leg is being featured on cigarette packets to deter people from smoking....
21:17, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-FDA proposes shorter deadline for e-cigarette applications The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it can advance the date for the submission of e-cigarette applications, a proposal that could pile more pressure on companies such as Juul Labs Inc, in response to ruling on a lawsuit by anti-tobacco groups....
18:00, 2019-06-13

BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
11:34, 2019-06-12

FDA proposes new graphic warnings to display on cigarette packs Congress instructed the FDA to require graphic warnings on cigarettes as part of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act. The tobacco industry successfully fought the initial labels, forcing the FDA to try again....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more The results of a survey suggest that regulating the flavours and nicotine levels of e-cigarettes could prompt some younger people to increase their tobacco use...
16:51, 2019-07-15

FDA proposes graphic warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer....
01:34, 2019-08-17

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 percent of an advertisement, in an effort to warn smokers of health risks....
18:00, 2019-08-16

Cigarette smoke increases superbug's antibiotic resistance Scientists have exposed bacterial strains to cigarette smoke in the laboratory and found that the smoke increased the bacteria's resistance to antibiotics....
04:51, 2019-08-02

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
14:00, 2019-07-01

Walmart to stop Alaska handgun sales, end sales of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammo nationwide; NRA hits back Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain's president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon....
04:51, 2019-09-04

Walmart to stop Alaska handgun sales, end sales of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammo nationwide Walmart is set to end sales of handguns in Alaska and will discontinue the sale of short-barrel rifle and handgun ammunition in stores nationwide, the super chain's president and CEO announced Tuesday afternoon....
19:51, 2019-09-03

Watch a man brazenly light a cigarette at gunpoint during an armed robbery If you think you’re cool under pressure, you’ve got absolutely nothing on a St. Louis man who — in a scene that could have easily been part of a Tarantino movie — calmly and brazenly lit a cigarette while the bar he was in was being robbed. Not only that, our fearless hero re...
20:51, 2019-09-01

Milwaukee warns e-cigarette users after 16 hospitalized with lung ailment The city of Milwaukee has issued a health alert to residents, urging them to stop using electronic cigarettes immediately, following several recent hospitalizations....
18:34, 2019-08-29

Southern Arizona students testing out e-cigarette prevention program TUCSON-  A new test program based out of the University of Arizona is working to educate pre-teens about the dangers of vaping and addiction. The pilot program is aimed at fifth and sixth graders and includes 22 schools in Oregon and 22 schools in southern Arizona. “We’re evaluating an o...
17:51, 2019-09-17

UPDATE 2-FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul - WSJ The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
21:34, 2019-08-29

| Cigarette, electric fault among possible causes of Notre-Dame fire: prosecutors A badly stubbed-out cigarette or an electrical fault could have started the devastating fire that ripped through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, Paris prosecutors have said, ruling out any criminal intent....
22:00, 2019-06-27

E-cigarette users warn Trump that the real culprit is THC vaping Many e-cigarette users are outraged at President Trump for proposing to ban flavored vaping liquids, saying he failed to address the real culprit for the rise in vaping-related illnesses: a rise in black-market products that combine THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, with poisonous oils....
02:51, 2019-09-18

Man who claims his amputation stump is pictured on cigarette packs is wrong, EU says A man who claims a picture of his amputated leg stump is being used on cigarette packets without his permission is wrong, the European Commission says....
23:17, 2019-07-19

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
18:34, 2019-06-07

Indonesia's planned cigarette tax hike to lead to production cut, layoffs Plans by the Indonesian government to raise tobacco excise tax and minimum cigarette prices next year will force companies to cut production and potentially cause layoffs, industry associations said on Wednesday....
19:51, 2019-09-18

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketing practices....
23:17, 2019-08-21

Nevada teen suffers a shattered jaw after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth NBC — A Nevada teen had to go to the emergency room after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth. The incident happened in March of last year, but was recently profiled in the New England Journal of Medicine. The explosion shattered the 17 year old’s jaw, knocked out several of his teeth a...
06:00, 2019-06-21

FDA faces deadline on adding graphic labels to cigarette packs Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:34, 2019-08-14

FTC probes marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul: source The Federal Trade Commission is investigating the marketing practices of e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc sending shares of tobacco stocks down, a person briefed on the matter said Thursday....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Study suggests e-cigarette flavorings may pose heart risk WASHINGTON — E-cigarettes aren’t considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but researchers have found a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers who can’t kick the addiction sometimes switch to e-cigarettes, in hopes of avoiding the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco s...
10:51, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and announced plans to consolidate the business into fewer brands....
10:17, 2019-06-12

Police chief gives driver $575 ticket for tossing cigarette out window in Canada Police chief Del Manak in Victoria, British Columbia, caught a driver flicking a lit cigarette out of the car window. It ended with a hefty fine.        ...
22:01, 2019-06-12

Bird seen feeding cigarette to chick is a wake-up call: ‘People just don’t care’ When Karen Mason went to St. Pete Beach in Florida last week, she had planned to spend a quiet evening protecting nesting birds on the shore, something she does two or three times a week during nesting season. But what started off as a typical visit turned into a wake-up call. The avid photographer ...
23:51, 2019-06-28

Indonesia finance minister defends plan to raise cigarette prices Indonesia's finance minister defended on Monday a plan to raise cigarette prices by more than a third from next year to reduce smoking rates, after some in the tobacco industry said it would encourage illegal manufacturing and threaten jobs....
14:17, 2019-09-17

FDA tells four firms to stop selling flavored e-cigarette, hookah products The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has told four companies to remove 44 of their flavored e-liquid and hookah tobacco products that do not have the required approval for sale in the U.S., the agency said on Thursday....
17:51, 2019-08-08

Daily on Healthcare: Vape shops push back at flavored e-cigarette ban Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
02:51, 2019-09-18

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. A Largo, Fla. resident, who identified herself as Karen Mason online, shared the photo to her Facebook page on Monday. The image...
19:00, 2019-06-28

DNA from cigarette butts links man to 12-year-old's kidnapping, sexual assault: prosecutors A Connecticut man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the May kidnapping and sexual assault of a Massachusetts 12-year-old after investigators used DNA from discarded cigarette butts to tie him to the case, prosecutors said. ...
08:34, 2019-07-18

As e-cigarette era heats up, Philip Morris and Altria talk merger after decade apart The companies are already partnering with the launch of iQOS, a heat-not-burn alternative, while Altria owns a significant stake in Juul.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-27

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette companies, alleging marketing to children North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday, alleging that the companies are "unlawfully targeting children" and not requiring appropriate age verification when selling products....
16:34, 2019-08-28

A cigarette or an electrical fault could have started Notre Dame fire, prosecutors say The catastrophic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral could have been caused by a burning cigarette or an electrical malfunction, French prosecutors said Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 4-E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked on Wednesday about the firms' research and marketing practices....
04:17, 2019-08-22

Heartbreaking Pics Show Bird Feeding Cigarette To Baby Chick A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt. The heartbreaking scene was clicked by Largo resident Karen Mason, who shared the pictures on Facebook....
19:17, 2019-06-28

Spirit Airlines passenger sets off plane smoke detector with e-cigarette A Spirit Airlines passenger was banned from the airline for life after setting off a plane's smoke detector with an e-cigarette, according to a police report....
22:00, 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. public health agency probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Romney pushes for e-cigarette recall in response to vaping-related lung illnesses The six vaping-related deaths reported across the country have prompted Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah to push for a recall of e-cigarettes, he said in a letter addressed to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday. ...
20:17, 2019-09-12

Amputee finds picture of him used as EU cigarette warning, despite losing limb in unrelated assault An Albanian man was shocked to learn that a picture of him after his leg amputation was being used as a warning on European Union cigarette packets despite having never granted permission and having lost his limb during a non smoking related incident....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Man puffed on cigarette after repeated kicks left kitten dazed and 'trembling': police An Arizona man was arrested Tuesday after he was captured on surveillance footage chasing a 6-week-old kitten around a parking lot and repeatedly kicking it, police said.  ...
09:51, 2019-06-06

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
22:51, 2019-06-12

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Monument is usually known by another name. ...
05:51, 2019-09-11

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:00, 2019-06-01

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
21:17, 2019-09-04

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukki and a putrid display from City’s two center halv...
23:17, 2019-09-14

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of so...
14:00, 2019-08-12

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man in Norwich tonight, and here’s his match report. En...
21:00, 2019-09-14

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 7.27pm BST It’s fair to say nobody saw this coming. But Norwich City fully deserve the three points. They were magnificent to the very la...
20:34, 2019-09-14

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit said the Nebraska City council had retaliated agains...
18:17, 2019-05-28

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to their harmful products.”...
19:00, 2019-08-29

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt: 'Absolutely disheartening' A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. ...
23:51, 2019-06-27

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
04:34, 2019-06-10

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Connecticut’s attorney general announces investigation into Juul, one of the largest electronic cigarette makers (NBC News)  Connecticut’s attorney general has launched an investigation into Juul Labs and their marketing practices. In a statement, Juul says its e-cigarettes are “designed to help adult smokers switch from combustible cigarettes to an alternative nicotine delivery” and “a...
12:17, 2019-08-01

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-15

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead of waiting for that magic pill, one European city f...
01:51, 2019-05-26

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the comment Thursday in response to a question about diversi...
12:17, 2019-08-24

E-cigarette advocates are furious about San Francisco’s new ban, and a public health official said it’s an ‘ideological vendetta’ that will ultimately hurt smokers Spencer Platt/Getty San Francisco officials passed an e-cigarette ban on Tuesday, outlawing the tobacco devices from being sold in stores or shipped to the city. E-cigarette advocates are angry about the ban, saying it takes away a smoking cessation method many former cigarette smokers use to manag...
03:51, 2019-06-28

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
11:00, 2019-07-04

Unpacking the GIC result: why all that effort gets only 3.4% Should an institution with all that scale and ability be delivering more than this? The problem with long-term numbers is they still reflect issues from 20 years ago....
14:00, 2019-07-03

Inside the Effort to Fix the Troubled Boeing 737 MAX An exclusive look inside a Boeing flight simulator with two American Airlines pilots trying to help correct the software flaw believed to be behind two crashes....
03:34, 2019-06-06

Search for SC 5-year-old is now 'recovery effort' The search for a missing 5-year-old South Carolina girl has shifted to a "recovery effort" based on information provided by a suspect, the Sumter Police Department said Tuesday....
22:51, 2019-08-09

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto to victory in its first-ever NBA Finals game....
07:51, 2019-05-31

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches 15 (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the photos of a black skimmer feeding a chick last week at St. Pete’s Beach in Pinellas County. “I happened to see an adult giving a chick s...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Minimal effort for maximum glowing effect A rub here and a touch of colour there et voila… the natural beauty look. Plus, eyebrow gloss and healthy scalpsThis pared-down but polished look, as seen at Victoria Beckham SS19, is perfect when the thought of applying a full face of makeup makes you want to lie down in a dark room. It is minimal ...
10:51, 2019-07-07

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
22:00, 2019-06-07

The Warriors’ last-ditch effort to keep Kevin Durant This isn’t the full-court press that resulted in the Hamptons Five, but the Golden State Warriors will do what they can to try to keep Kevin Durant in the Bay Area. With NBA free agency officially set to begin Sunday at 6 p.m., Steph Curry was heading to New York to meet with Durant, according...
20:34, 2019-06-30

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment effort Sunday afternoon, joining Washington state’s House De...
20:00, 2019-07-31

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collusion,” Trump told ABC News’ “This...
01:00, 2019-06-17

|WATCH:Amazontoretrainathirdofemployeesin$700m'upskilling'effort The e-commerce giant's Upskilling 2025 pledge promises to give 100 000 employees access to training for in-demand jobs and “highly skilled roles within or outside of Amazon” in the next six years....
22:34, 2019-07-13

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-to-play model with Evolve: Stage 2. The game is entering beta today on the PC and possibly coming to consoles in the future. "Making Evolve free on PC...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Trump impeachment effort once again rejected in House The Democratic-led House of Representatives once again rejected articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday. The House voted to table Rep. Al Green’s article of impeachment 332 to 95, the third time his effort has gone down in defeat. Green made his latest impeachment attempt Tuesda...
03:17, 2019-07-18

NSA Forms Cybersecurity Directorate Under More Assertive U.S. Effort The National Security Agency will create a cybersecurity directorate later this year as part of an effort to align the agency’s offensive and defensive operations more closely, as it aims at “persistent engagement” in cyberspace against foreign adversaries like Russia, China and Iran....
17:17, 2019-07-23

Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort The social network is pitching an initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers for its mobile app, according to people with knowledge of the discussions....
02:34, 2019-08-09

Timbers aim for bounce-back effort against FC Dallas After leaving many regulars behind for Wednesday's loss on the East Coast, Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese will hope they can return to lead a rebound Sunday night against a visiting FC Dallas side that also suffered midweek disappointment....
01:00, 2019-06-30

Rescue effort underway in flooded Bahamas Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as their country copes with massive floods. At least seven deaths were reported in the Bahamas, with the full scope of the disaster still unknown. (Sept. 4)        ...
10:17, 2019-09-04

US presents new effort to counter Kremlin influence An official with the U.S. Agency for International Development has described a new American effort to help democratic institutions withstand Kremlin interference in targeted countries...
16:17, 2019-09-12

UN probes corruption in its own agencies in Yemen aid effort CAIRO — The United Nations investigators assembled in the departure hall of Sanaa’s airport were preparing to leave with precious evidence: laptops and external drives collected from the staff of the World Health Organization. These computers, they believed, contained proof of corruption and fraud w...
01:51, 2019-08-06

What Mayors in California Say About Trump’s Effort to Fix Homelessness Wednesday: Where there is, and isn’t, common ground on homelessness between California officials and the Trump administration. Also: A landmark bill to remake the gig economy passes....
16:17, 2019-09-11

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
18:01, 2019-07-05

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you can pick up that bill, educate yourself on the issu...
22:17, 2019-06-17

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
01:17, 2019-05-29

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he’s facing a potentia...
07:17, 2019-06-20

U.K. Joins U.S.-Led Effort to Protect Ships in Strait of Hormuz Tensions between Britain and Iran have risen since Iran seized a tanker in July. Monday’s decision was an acknowledgment that British efforts to create a European-led task force have proved difficult....
06:51, 2019-08-06

China's Effort to Erase the June 4th Protests from History The Tiananmen crackdown and the iconic “tank man” have long been walled off from public discussion. Now Beijing’s efforts to control the narrative of Communist rule go much further....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Manning renews effort to be released from Virginia jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a Virginia jail. Manning’s lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to send Manning to the Alexandria jail for refusing t...
16:17, 2019-05-31

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Donald Trump....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Huawei Considering Licensing All of Its 5G Patents in Effort to Avoid Ban in the West With a ban that will effectively prevent Huawei from doing business with U.S. companies set to go into effect in November, it seems Huawei has come up with an idea that could potentially allow it to maintain a foothold in western markets: a one-time licensing deal that would give a buyer unlimited ...
00:51, 2019-09-13

Anti-Crime Effort In Louisville Nets More Indictments LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Kentucky’s largest city have announced charges against 20 people accused of firearms violations. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman says it’s the latest round of federal indictments aimed at reducing violent crime in Louisville. Prosecutors say th...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Hurricane Dorian rescue effort underway in Bahamas A massive rescue effort got underway in the Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian moved on, leaving much of the Caribbean nation in rubble after having killed at least seven — with the death toll expected to rise. Rescue crews fanned out across the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island, the hardest hit ...
02:51, 2019-09-05

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the East Asian neighbors grows....
07:34, 2019-07-11

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
07:34, 2019-06-07

Deutsche Bank, in a Last-Ditch Effort to Stop Its Spiral, Could Lay Off 20,000 The German bank is said to be preparing a sweeping restructuring that will eliminate thousands of jobs and bring to an end its 20-year foray into Wall Street....
21:34, 2019-06-28

| Serena says poor effort 'inexcusable' in US Open final Serena Williams is wondering when she'll start playing like a 23-time Grand Slam champion again, calling her poor showing in the US Open final "inexcusable."...
17:00, 2019-09-08

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Trump’s presence at the G-7 summit of Biarritz...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Mets’ Pete Alonso changes his look in effort to break slump PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso’s second-half slump finally screamed loudly enough to warrant a “mental day” for the Mets first baseman Sunday. The rookie slugger is in an 11-for-73 (.151) skid since the All-Star break with four homers and 30 strikeouts. Todd Frazier shifted to first base for his initial s...
03:17, 2019-08-05

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
04:34, 2019-08-17

The Latest: Norway mediation effort in Venezuela stalls CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:28 a.m. A member of Venezuela’s opposition said that a mediation effort by Norway is stalling over Nicolás Maduro’s refusal to accept presidential elections to resolve the nation’s polit...
19:34, 2019-06-07

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat signed Tuesday eliminates an exemption in state law...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Rep. Jim Jordan says Democrats are plotting a 'coordinated effort' to take down Trump Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on Wednesday accused his Democratic colleagues in the House of plotting a "coordinated effort to take down the president" and believes they are already working in concert behind-the-scenes to impeach Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that Abe’s trip will be the first by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years. He decl...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to safeguard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday....
08:51, 2019-07-22

Left to rot: the new global effort to preserve lost monuments From a railway run by children in Ljubljana to brutalist monuments in the Balkans, the Nonument Group maps abandoned 20th-century architectureWhen he was 14, Ljubljana resident Janko Vrhunc spent every Sunday training to drive a steam locomotive. “We had to sign in, then check all the wagons, check ...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes money for the Texas Department of Public Safety to p...
18:34, 2019-06-16

U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court A former U.S. Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his right to represent the Chinese company against U.S. charges of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
16:17, 2019-09-04

Bevin’s loan boosts his reelection campaign effort FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Matt Bevin’s latest campaign-finance report shows the Republican loaned $2 million to his reelection campaign just before last month’s primary election. The report submitted on Thursday shows Bevin raised nearly $2.4 million in the past several weeks, but $2 mi...
15:51, 2019-06-28

U.A.E. Pulls Most Forces From Yemen in Blow to Saudi War Effort The major reduction in troops by the Emiratis, the military linchpin of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a belated recognition that the war is no longer winnable....
04:51, 2019-07-12

Oscar de la Renta Readies International Expansion Effort After monthslong delays, one of the last independent U.S. high-fashion brands will throw open the doors of its store and showroom in Paris—plus christen a new office in China. Can designers Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim power the house’s global ambitions?...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Deutsche Bank Warns Clients They Could Be Cut Off in Compliance Effort Deutsche Bank has given around 1,000 investment-banking clients a month or less to hand over company-ownership information and other documentation in the bank’s protracted effort to close compliance gaps....
15:34, 2019-06-12

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
20:51, 2019-06-27

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.       ...
01:17, 2019-07-15

A Last Ditch Legal Effort to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Has Failed A new president is looking more and more like advocates’ only way of stopping the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Nebraska Supreme Court approved the pipeline route that cuts through the state, which environmental advocates argued was illegal.Read more......
22:51, 2019-08-23

Formula 1 to push green credentials with new sustainable tech effort Formula 1 will take steps to promote its green credentials in the coming months, and a push towards synthetic fuels will follow as the championship aims at future sustainability targets...
17:17, 2019-08-13

Teardown shows Apple's latest effort to fix MacBook Pro keyboard What did Apple mean when it said it changed materials to improve the keyboard on 2019 MacBook Pros? You should now have a better idea. iFixit has torn down the laptop to reveal at least a pair of changes to the butterfly mechanism that might affect......
19:34, 2019-05-24

‘They’re Chipping Away.’ Inside the Grassroots Effort to Fight Mandatory Vaccines Christina Hildebrand went down a rabbit hole and emerged at the statehouse in Sacramento. That’s how she describes it–going down a rabbit hole–and in her case it happened 14 years ago, when she was pregnant with her first child. In a world filled with chemicals and toxins, processe...
13:34, 2019-06-13

Army hits enlistment goal after revamping recruitment effort WASHINGTON — A year after failing to meet its enlistment goal for the first time in 13 years, the U.S. Army is now on track to meet a lower 2019 target after revamping its recruitment effort. Army leaders tell The Associated Press that they expect to sign up more than 68,000 active duty soldiers for...
18:51, 2019-09-17

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe. The company, a FIFA sponsor si...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
23:34, 2019-05-21

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
09:17, 2019-07-02

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor’s team, the billionaire Bloomberg’s in...
04:34, 2019-06-07

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
02:17, 2019-07-02

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
09:00, 2019-06-12

Scaramucci says he's 'just getting started,' will raise money for anti-Trump effort Anthony Scaramucci, financial investor and short-lived communications director for U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Friday that he was raising money to prevent his former boss from being re-elected....
17:00, 2019-09-07

U.S. regulator opposes Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday said in a court filing that mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc should not be allowed to put a sweeping antitrust ruling against it on hold as it pursues an appeal....
03:51, 2019-06-12

Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’ Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar....
20:17, 2019-09-17

Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
02:00, 2019-09-14

Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding....
21:34, 2019-09-05

Bernard Tomic fined more than $56,000 for lack of effort during Wimbledon match Australia’s Bernard Tomic was fined $56,500 at Wimbledon on Thursday for failing to meet “the required professional standards” in his loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga earlier in the week....
23:00, 2019-07-04

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
01:51, 2019-08-21

House Panel’s Assent Gives Life to Effort to End 9/11 Military Authorization For the first time in years, there’s a glimmer of hope for lawmakers intent on repealing a 9/11 era measure that has been stretched to enable open-ended warfare....
01:17, 2019-05-23

Saudi Arabia, UAE vow to back Yemen war effort amid cracks Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen’s Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatists they supported...
05:51, 2019-08-26

UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limitsBritain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warning time was running out for negotiations and the risk of war in the region “has not been averted”.T...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Ford cutting 12,000 jobs in Europe in effort to increase profits The job losses amount to about a fifth of Ford’s work force in Europe and are part of a broad restructuring that includes the previously announced closure of six plants....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Guatemala’s Presidential Election May Be a Blow to Anti-Corruption Effort The race will head to a runoff in August as a former first lady and a former prisons director vie for the presidency. Neither candidate has made fighting corruption a priority....
01:17, 2019-06-18

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
20:00, 2019-07-11

4 states join effort to stop T-Mobile’s acquisition of Sprint Four more states joined an effort by state attorneys general, including NY’s Letitia James, to stop T-Mobile‘s acquisition of Sprint, it emerged Friday. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Nevada will be included in an amended complaint being filed Friday, Beau Buffier, chief of the antitrust burea...
03:34, 2019-06-22

"Effort To Intimidate The Press": Editor's Guild On Journalist's Arrest The Editors Guild of India issued a statement today, condemning the arrest of a freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner over alleged objectionable content related to Uttar......
14:00, 2019-06-09

Grueling Himalayan effort to retrieve bodies of avalanche-hit climbers Two weeks after an avalanche swept up and probably killed a group of climbers in the Himalayas, Indian authorities mounted efforts to pluck their bodies from an exposed mountain face, braving harsh weather and treacherous terrain....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Michigan Just Became the First State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes in an Effort to Keep Kids ‘Safe’ Michigan this week became the first U.S. state to ban the sale of flavored nicotine vaping products, which critics say are largely to blame for an epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. “As governor, my number one priority is keeping our kids safe,” Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said in a s...
04:34, 2019-09-05

China-Owned Tanker Changes Name In Apparent Effort To Evade US Sanctions While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals its position and......
18:34, 2019-08-16

Effort to disqualify lawyer part of U.S. campaign against Huawei: counsel The effort to stop a former U.S. Justice Department official from representing Huawei is another step in a broader U.S. government campaign against the Chinese company, a lawyer for Huawei argued on Wednesday....
02:17, 2019-09-05

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers. An official at the Qatari Gaza Reconstruction Committee said Monday that part of the money was being delivered to t...
15:17, 2019-06-17

The Latest: Rally supports Missouri effort to close clinic ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all times local): 2:10 p.m. About 100 anti-abortion protesters have rallied outside Missouri’s only abortion clinic to show support for the state&#...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Trump campaign launches effort to sway women voters U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign sought to energize women voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, betting a message of economic prosperity will boost support from suburban women uneasy with the direction of the Republican Party....
20:51, 2019-07-16

U.S. sees European maritime security effort in Gulf as 'complementary' The United States believes a proposed European initiative to bolster maritime security in the Gulf would complement ongoing U.S. efforts there instead of being a "stand-alone" operation, the top U.S. general said on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-07-25

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Romanians vote overwhelmingly to back anti-corruption effort BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians have voted overwhelmingly in support of anti-corruption initiatives in a referendum called by the country’s president. According to data released Monday by the Central Electoral Bureau, 80% of voters cast ballots in favor of two questions in the referendum s...
16:34, 2019-05-27

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the shadow of the...
04:51, 2019-07-18

U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters President Donald Trump’s campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters, banking that a strong economic message will energize a voting bloc that has been largely critical of his presidency....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Carla Suárez Navarro fined $40K for lack of effort at US Open In the latest example of a player fined thousands of dollars at a Grand Slam tournament for what tennis officials deem a lack of effort, 28th-seeded Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain was docked $40,000 at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after retiring from her first-round match with a lower-back inj...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Scientists create rhino embryos in effort to save species from extinction Scientists have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female....
18:51, 2019-09-12

Miami's Bahamian ties inspire Dorian relief effort Residents in Florida show up in droves to give cans of food, bottles of water and boxes of diapers in a Hurricane Dorian relief. (Sept. 4)        ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

Recalling Rajiv Gandhi, Manmohan Singh Speaks Of "Effort For Harmony" Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the "disturbing trends" of growing intolerance, communal polarisation, and hate crimes will damage India's polity....
14:17, 2019-08-20

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Bernard Tomic fined $56,600 for lack of effort in limp Wimbledon defeat Australia's Bernard Tomic has been fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
14:01, 2019-07-04

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
13:51, 2019-06-12

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
21:51, 2019-09-18

FOCUS-Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history....
20:51, 2019-09-13

UPDATE 7-Global effort to aid devastated Bahamas gears up in Dorian's wake An international relief effort to bring humanitarian aid to stunned residents of the Bahamas gathered pace on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned northward off the coast of South Carolina, threatening storm surges and flooding....
21:00, 2019-09-05

Bernard Tomic fined $56,100 for lack of effort in limp Wimbledon defeat Australia's Bernard Tomic has been fined his full Wimbledon prize money for not meeting the "required professional standard" during his lackluster 58-minute first-round defeat by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effort in his defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The Australian, who was punished for a similar offence two ye...
12:51, 2019-07-04

Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents showRussia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa by building relations with existing rulers, striking military deals, and grooming a new generation of “leaders” ...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates Vow to Back Yemen War Effort (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen’s Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatists they supported. The joint communique came as ...
09:17, 2019-08-26

Justice Department Backs Legal Effort Against California's Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
17:51, 2019-09-18

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile tests by North Korea over the last eight days could be an attempt by Pyongyang to exploit strained US-Japan-South Korea relations, analysts have said....
08:34, 2019-08-02

Fans overwhelm US Open in effort to see Coco Gauff play doubles U.S. Open fans created gridlock near Court 5 as they flocked to see Coco Gauff and Caty McNally play doubles.        ...
05:17, 2019-08-31

Effort to Stem Deaths Among Children Falls Short of Goals, Report Says Nearly two-thirds of children in developing countries live in villages, cities or regions where deaths under 5 years of age aren’t declining rapidly enough to meet United Nations goals, according to a new report....
09:17, 2019-09-17

'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state The law now requires the words to appear in schools as conservative Christian groups seek to inject religion into public lifeWhen students returned to Kentucky public schools last month after summer vacation, they may have noticed something different: the words “In God We Trust” displayed in a promi...
09:17, 2019-09-13

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods has lessened, after his top envoy met U.S. President Donald Trump and other Washington officials to assess progress on reducing migration....
18:51, 2019-09-11

Inside the effort to build suspense — and crowds — for Trump’s Fourth of July White House aides have been focused on trying to avoid a situation like January 2017, when the new president was enraged that his inaugural audience was notably smaller than Barack Obama’s in 2008....
02:17, 2019-07-04

Trump executive order launches effort to improve kidney care President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday clearing the way for early transplants, home dialysis and more preventative measures for people with kidney disease....
23:00, 2019-07-10

Rick Perry: I expect a 'coalition effort' to stop Iran's activities Secretary of Energy Rick Perry joins "Squawk on the Street" via phone to discuss the global response to Iran's alleged attack on a Saudi Arabian oil facility....
18:17, 2019-09-16

Trump insists he’s not dropping effort to add citizenship question to 2020 Census President Trump insisted Wednesday that he is not dropping efforts to include a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without it....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial....
13:17, 2019-08-13

Antonio Brown makes last-ditch effort in Raiders helmet crusade Antonio Brown is trying for the Helmetgate Hail Mary. The Raiders wide receiver is continuing his bizarre fight over which helmet he uses, despite the NFL and NFLPA shutting down his pleas. Brown wants to wear the Schutt Air Advantage that he has always used, but the league has deemed it unsafe. The...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Bipartisan British effort seeks to derail Boris Johnson's leadership British lawmakers are assembling a bipartisan bid to prohibit Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the European Union without a deal with the 28-nation bloc....
18:17, 2019-09-03

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will now be referred to simply as Rugby World Cups with ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

Dems' nationwide effort to override Electoral College stumbles in Nevada The proposal would have automatically pledged the state's six Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
00:34, 2019-05-31

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue, a.k.a. the number that kids in the earl...
05:17, 2019-05-24

Coalition talks resume in effort to avert snap elections in Italy M5S and Democracy party have until Wednesday to form new pact to lead Italy until 2023The clock was ticking for Italy’s Five Star Movement (M5S) and Democratic party (PD) to form a pact on Tuesday, as the anti-establishment party first cancelled a meeting with its longstanding centre-left enemy and ...
19:34, 2019-08-27

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe        ...
16:51, 2019-05-30

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
21:17, 2019-05-30

Trump says he was unaware of effort to move USS John McCain 'out of sight' in Japan The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that the White House wanted the U.S. Navy to move the ship named for the late Arizona senator "out of sight," citing an email between U.S. military officials....
07:34, 2019-05-30

Four-Year Effort To Beat Ocarina Of Time In Under 17 Minutes Finally Succeeds The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is well-known for impressive speedruns, even among casual players. Every time it seems there are no improvements left to make, a new glitch or intense session of play shaves seconds off the best time. Last week, the fastest completion time slipped under 17 minute...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Texas joins other states' effort to block T-Mobile and Sprint merger The Justice Department's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger has done nothing to sway the states suing to block the deal. In fact, the State of Texas has just joined the lawsuit, with Attorney General Ken Paxton assuming a key leadership role alon......
19:51, 2019-08-02

U.S. launches last-ditch effort to stop Turkish invasion of northeast Syria With tens of thousands of Turkish troops massed near the border, a high-level Defense Department delegation plans to present what U.S. officials describe as a final offer to address Turkey’s concerns at a meeting Monday in Ankara....
14:17, 2019-08-05

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
03:51, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge blocks Qualcomm effort to put antitrust ruling on hold A U.S. judge on Wednesday ruled against Qualcomm Inc's effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
02:34, 2019-07-04

US urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer American prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a motion by Chinese tech giant Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case....
06:01, 2019-06-04

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
00:34, 2019-07-20

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Salvador, the Balkans, Germany, Iraq -- claiming to h...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his first start in Queens since joining the Mets when...
05:51, 2019-08-08

U.S. urges judge to deny Huawei motion in government effort to disqualify lawyer U.S. prosecutors on Monday asked a judge to reject a motion by China's Huawei seeking information on the grounds for a government request to disqualify the company's lead defense lawyer in a criminal case alleging bank fraud and sanctions violations....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Dozens of whales stranded on Georgia island remain at sea after rescue effort by beachgoers Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

France Dangles $15 Billion Bailout for Iran in Effort to Save Nuclear Deal President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a deal to compensate Iran for lost oil sales in exchange for the country agreeing to return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord....
10:17, 2019-09-03

India is mounting a grueling effort to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche in the Himalayas Reuters Indian authorities are trying to recover the bodies of climbers hit by an avalanche and likely killed in the Himalayas. The task is complicated by harsh weather conditions and dangerous terrain, and recovering the bodies could take days or even weeks. Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
13:34, 2019-06-16

Elon Musk's Neuralink unveils effort to build implant that can read your mind Startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk claims tests already show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evening, revealing its progress in creating a wireless i...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
19:17, 2019-07-09

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
03:34, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal....
05:51, 2019-06-12

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
03:17, 2019-08-14

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding its annual ceiling for 2019, diplomatic sources......
12:00, 2019-06-19

OPEC cuts 2020 oil demand forecast, urges effort to avert new glut OPEC on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in world oil demand in 2020 due to an economic slowdown, an outlook the producer group said highlighted the need for ongoing efforts to prevent a new glut of crude....
18:51, 2019-09-11

Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN The United Nations recorded a total of 259 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) during 2018, according to the latest report by Secretary-General António Guterres presented to the General Assembly. Although the figures rose compared with the previous two years, the report shows increase...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Sean Parker, a Facebook and Napster Pioneer, to Start Cancer Immunotherapy Effort Mr. Parker’s institute will try to spur collaboration among six academic centers in developing ways to unleash patients’ immune systems to fight cancer....
08:34, 2019-05-22

Jeffrey Epstein case: Feds say suicide won't stop effort to get 'justice for the victims' Several dozen women who say they were sexually abused as young women or girls by Jeffrey Epstein were expected to address a judge. Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from hanging himself....
17:34, 2019-08-27

London, England pushing cargo bikes in effort to reduce congestion, pollution The push follows London's establishment of its Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce the high levels of vehicle pollution recorded on its streets....
14:17, 2019-08-09

U.S. official key to effort to roll back fuel economy rules to leave: source The top official of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, who has been key to President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obama-era fuel economy rules for vehicles, is expected to leave her position, a person briefed on the matter said on Thursday....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation effort among the tens of thousands of former militants and their families who emerged from the fallen caliphate....
13:17, 2019-05-31

Oil dips after three days of gains Oil prices eased on Friday after three days of gains, with concerns about the state of the global economy amid the U.S.-China trade war keeping prices in check....
03:34, 2019-08-30

What Trump Gains by Seeing ‘Emergencies’ All Around Like U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has found that Congress does not always bend to his will. Unlike many predecessors, Trump has turned to an expansive definition of “emergency” to bypass the legislative branch when he wants something done. There are several U.S. laws that grant broader a...
02:17, 2019-06-01

FIS gains unconditional EU okay for $35 bln Worldpay buy U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) on Monday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $35 billion takeover of payments company Worldpay....
15:00, 2019-07-08

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18:34, 2019-06-10

US worried China's Dorian relief effort in Bahamas may be bid to gain influence — and foothold, reports say Hurricane Dorian's devastation of the Bahamas reportedly has U.S. officials worried China may use the tragedy as a back door to get a foothold in the Caribbean nation, with the Communist country using international aid efforts as a Trojan horse to establish a base of influence just 50 miles from the...
21:00, 2019-09-06

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula....
03:51, 2019-06-19

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. This has led the UN to establish a new coo...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Energy Secretary Perry expects a 'coalition effort' to put a stop to Iran's 'malign activity' U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke to CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Monday following a series of drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, which caused the largest disruption to the world's oil supply in history....
18:17, 2019-09-16

Ethiopian leader in Sudan on crisis mediation effort, protesters say medical staff targeted Ethiopia's prime minister was in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to ease the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
15:00, 2019-06-07

FEMA official arrested for fraud over Hurricane Maria recovery effort in Puerto Rico Federal authorities arrested Ahsha Tribble, FEMA's former deputy administrator for the region that includes Puerto Rico. Donald Keith Ellison, the former president of Cobra Acquisitions was also arrested....
05:51, 2019-09-11

A bipartisan effort: States pass record number of laws to reel in drug prices So far this year, 33 states have enacted more than 50 measures to address drug prices and access. Congress is eyeing efforts to see what works.       ...
02:00, 2019-09-06

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe loses effort to avoid potential criminal charges Lawyers for McCabe, who has not yet been charged in the case, met last month with a top Justice official in what were believed to be talks seeking to dissuade officials from filing criminal charges....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
17:34, 2019-06-08

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few days on a synagogue in California, and a church in...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Bernal claims title as Carthy wins final stage with fabulous solo effort "British rider Hugh Carthy produced a fabulous solo effort on Sunday to win the final stage of the Tour de Suisse, with Egan Bernal claiming the overall title."...
21:34, 2019-06-23

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the Republican party....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Mike Pence Says Trump 'Might Make An Effort' To Stop Racist Chants At Future Rallies It’s been a couple of days since attendees at one of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign rallies chanted “Send her back! Send her back!” about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a Somali-American first-term congresswoman who came to America as a refugee. Since then, Republicans have gone to great leng...
13:34, 2019-07-22

Darren Sharper’s last-ditch legal effort denied by judge after serial rape plea A federal judge has rejected an attempt by former NFL star Darren Sharper to overturn his 2016 plea deal and 18-year prison sentence for drugging and raping at least nine women in four states. Sharper, who retired in 2011 after a 14-year career and a Super Bowl win with the New Orleans Saints, filed...
02:34, 2019-08-02

Gentex gains key tip from going fast on the autobahn Mirror supplier Gentex can thank the German autobahn for providing it with a crucial piece of information that could give the company a huge advantage when pitching an up-and-coming technology to automakers such as BMW, Porsche and Mercedes....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Trump says not looking at changing capital gains tax U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is not looking to index capital gains taxes to the inflation rate, which could slash the taxes that investors pay on profits from asset sales, or to cut payroll taxes....
03:51, 2019-08-22

Tesla gains EV share in California Electric vehicles are poised to top 100,000 registrations in California this year as their share of the state’s light-vehicle market rose to 5.6 percent through June compared with 4.7 percent for all of 2018....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Rupee Gains By 31 Paise Against Dollar Analysts say hopes of monetary policy easing by the central bank this week boosted the rupee. Snapping a three-day losing streak, the rupee had settled at 69.70 against the US dollar on Friday, 17......
12:34, 2019-06-03

U.S. Government Bonds Extend Gains U.S. government bond prices climbed again, benefiting from a decline in technology stocks and a Federal Reserve official opening the door to a near-term interest rate cut....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Volkswagen ID R gains new look for Chinese record bid Volkswagen ID R 671bhp Pikes Peak and Nurburgring record-breaker will tackle 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road Volkswagen has unveiled a new look for its record-breaking ID R electric motorsport car for its assault on the 99-turn Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China later this year. The 671bhp ID...
05:51, 2019-08-10

Investment activity in AI gains traction in UAE The hype and excitement around AI are ubiquitous and executives in the UAE clearly see the transformational potential it will have on their organizations in the next three to five years.With a significant number of companies still in the planning phase, it is companies that have been able to educate...
06:51, 2019-06-13

Oil prices dip but set for solid weekly gains Oil took a breather on Friday after three days of solid gains, but was set for its strongest week since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S inventories and a looming hurricane in Florida, while new signs of trade talks emerged....
05:34, 2019-08-30

Government lawyers step up effort to get a citizenship question on 2020 Census, court filing shows President Trump also said he was mulling an executive order in search for a legal path to restore the controversial question after the Supreme Court ruling froze it....
00:51, 2019-07-06

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
12:17, 2019-06-06

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23:34, 2019-06-27

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the endemic impunity” surrounding these cases....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Williams must "keep perspective" over rapid gains with 2019 F1 car Williams's extra diligence with its Formula 1 car development is already paying dividends but it will not get carried away by gains it makes over the rest of the season...
15:34, 2019-08-25

SAP says big margin gains to wait till 2020 SAP told investors they can expect a major improvement in margins only next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Trump Again Weighs Capital-Gains Tax Cuts President Trump and his advisers are set to discuss whether to bypass Congress to lower capital-gains taxes by indexing them to inflation, according to three people familiar with Wednesday’s meeting....
00:34, 2019-09-12

Delta Gains From MAX Grounding and High Demand Delta Air Lines raised its profit outlook for this year, as strong travel demand and the diminished capacity of competitors with grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets buoyed the third-biggest U.S. carrier....
16:51, 2019-07-11

Rupee Gains By 43 Paise Against US Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose by as much as 43 paise against the US dollar on Thursday. After opening higher at 71.43 against the greenback, the rupee climbed to as much as 71.23 by late afternoon deals. According......
19:17, 2019-09-12

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Oil gains on hopes for US-China trade war thaw Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the heavy losses in the previous session, supported by easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing and a drop in U.S. crude stockpiles to the lowest in nearly a year....
09:00, 2019-09-12

Oil prices extend gains, move further away from 5-mth lows Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and signs OPEC and other producers may extend crude supply cuts....
04:34, 2019-06-07

Oil prices hold gains after US inventory draw down Oil prices clung to gains on Thursday after official data confirmed a big drop in U.S. crude inventories, helping ease concerns about weakening demand, but worries about wider economic growth held prices in check....
04:00, 2019-08-29

Sensex Gains Over 200 Points, Nifty Near 11,900: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets started Monday's session on a positive note amid choppy trade, shrugging off weakness in Asian peers on US-China trade concerns. The S&P BSE Sensex rose as much as 219.46 points......
08:00, 2019-05-27

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Moves Above 11,600 Sensex LIVE updates, Nifty LIVE updates: Advances in financials, IT, metal and pharma stocks supported the markets. Analysts awaited more large cap companies to report their earnings for the......
08:17, 2019-07-19

Oil Prices Flat Despite Gains on Wall Street Oil prices were little changed despite a strong opening for stocks on Wall Street, as oil investors remained concerned over global trade spats and bloated U.S. inventories of crude oil....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Liftoff: Android is making gains on iOS in gaming Games played on Apple devices saw a steep decline in engagement compared to Android during the year ended May 31, according to Liftoff and AppsFlyer.Read More...
11:34, 2019-08-28

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P, Dow eke out gains after U.S. jobs report The S&P 500 and the Dow industrials closed slightly higher on Friday as investors digested a mixed U.S. jobs report and bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut this month while China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth....
02:00, 2019-09-07

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Job gains reported for August should be taken with a pillar of salt On Friday we will get the latest look at the nation’s employment situation. The consensus of the “experts” is that 170,000 jobs were created in August. That would be slightly better than the 164,000 in July. The unemployment rate is expected to remain at 3.7%. There don’t appear to be any exaggerate...
04:00, 2019-09-05

Romney says Trump was right to not cut capital gains taxes Mitt Romney is offering rare praise for President Donald Trump, hailing his decision not to index capital gains taxes to inflation as the right choice both politically and economically.The Utah senator said skirting Congress to allow investors to effectively lower their tax rates could risk a sell-o...
03:00, 2019-09-14

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances. The main issue uniting those occ...
06:17, 2019-05-27

MetLife, Prudential Report Big Profit Gains The nation’s two biggest life insurers posted sharply higher second-quarter net income. MetLife benefited from improved investment results. A net charge of $1.23 billion had depressed Prudential’s year-earlier results....
10:51, 2019-08-01

SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down 10% SAP told investors not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, sending its shares sharply lower....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Russia's Opposition Looks Beyond Moscow for Election Gains Russia’s opposition is trying to gain a political foothold in municipal elections on Sunday, but must first overcome a crackdown against them, and their own internal divisions....
07:34, 2019-09-07

Fed says economic gains tempered by trade worries The Federal Reserve says most areas of the country saw a slight improvement in economic activity in the spring, but those gains were tempered by concerns over rising trade tensions....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Trump looking at possible U.S. payroll, capital gains tax cuts President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his administration was looking to cut U.S. taxes on wages and on profits from selling assets such as stocks, but that he was not talking about doing anything imminently....
23:17, 2019-08-20

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Near 11,900: 10 Things To Know Extending their gains to a third day running, domestic stock markets rose on Thursday tracking strength in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 165.33 points to touch 39,757.41 in......
20:34, 2019-06-27

Oil gains after U.S. stockpiles drop, rigs evacuated Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a brewing storm....
10:34, 2019-07-10

Yes Bank Shares Extend Gains To Third Straight Day Yes Bank stock price, Yes Bank earnings news: At Wednesday's intraday high, Yes Bank shares clocked a recovery of 26.49% from a fresh 52-week low of Rs 85.70 last week. Yes Bank will report its......
07:17, 2019-07-17

Stocks Extend Gains After the Fed as Bond Yields Dip Global stocks and commodities rallied while Treasury yields dipped after the Federal Reserve suggested it would cut interest rates if the economic outlook doesn’t improve in the coming months....
10:51, 2019-06-20

Wall St. clings to gains on trade hopes U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China....
20:00, 2019-05-24

Amazon, in War With Walmart, Touts One-Day Delivery Gains Amazon said it has made more than 10 million products available for free one-day delivery to Prime members in the U.S., the latest salvo in a battle over speedier shipping speeds with rival Walmart....
14:51, 2019-06-03

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
09:17, 2019-06-10

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's major parties....
17:51, 2019-09-02

Tiffany Haddish gains Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially a dual citizen with Eritrea, the birthplace of her father, who moved to the United States as a refugee before she was born....
02:00, 2019-05-28

Wall St. steadies after sell-off, but gains muted U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
02:17, 2019-05-31

Sustainability of oil's gains is the open question, says energy pro Tamar Essner, director of energy and utilities at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, and John Hofmeister, founder and CEO at Citizens for Affordable Energy and the former president of Shell Oil, join CNBC's "ETF Spotlight" to discuss the outlook for oil....
01:34, 2019-07-02

Japanese stocks eke out gains, defensives sought Japanese shares posted modest gains on Wednesday, led by buying in defensives such as telecommunications and consumer-linked firms, though concerns about Sino-U.S. relations kept a lid on gains....
08:51, 2019-08-28

Euro gains in global use, but dollar still dominates The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries’ use of the U.S. currency...
18:00, 2019-06-13

Oil nearly flat in pause after previous session's gains Oil prices were near flat early Thursday in what was seen as a pause after gains in the two previous sessions, as traders considered geopolitical developments....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Euro gains in global use, but US dollar still the boss FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some country’s use of the U.S. currency. The dollar, however, remains by far the dominant i...
11:34, 2019-06-13

How to get your pet ready as Hurricane Dorian gains strength As Dorian approaches South Florida experts are urging preparedness for not only people but pets too. Veuer’s Elitsa Bizios reports.        ...
19:34, 2019-08-30

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Wall St. propped up by gains in technology shares U.S. stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, propped up by a rise in technology stocks, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept investors on edge....
21:17, 2019-05-28

Oil gains on API stockdraw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose around 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, ahead of a long weekend, as sentiment was buoyed by optimistic comments by President Donald Trump that the protracted trade war with China could soon end....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Pro-EU Dutch parties see surprise gains in first results of EU election Dutch mainstream, EU-supporting political parties made gains in the first test of the European Parliament election, according to an exit poll that showed a surprise Labour victory and a weak showing for eurosceptics in the Netherlands....
13:51, 2019-05-24

‘Take Texas seriously’: GOP anxiety spikes after retirements, Democratic gains Three congressional retirements in the state, most notably Rep. Will Hurd’s, have unsettled Republicans, who increasingly see the state as a 2020 battleground....
01:34, 2019-08-03

Ricciardo: Renault yet to find "big" chassis gains with 2019 F1 car Daniel Ricciardo says his Renault Formula 1 team has yet to find "big" improvements with its chassis in 2019 compared to the progress it has made with engine development...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Light trucks drive Toyota, Hyundai to gains Toyota Motor Corp. and Hyundai posted double-digit gains in U.S. sales last month behind strong demand for light trucks. Overall U.S. light-vehicle sales are forecast to rise for the second straight month, helped by key Labor Day holiday volume....
16:17, 2019-09-04

Murata gains revenge on Brant in devastating fashion Hard-hitting Japanese star Ryota Murata won back his WBA middleweight title with a two-round demolition of rival Rob Brant The post Murata gains revenge on Brant in devastating fashion appeared first on Boxing News....
18:51, 2019-07-15

Markets Right Now: Banks lead early gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Banks were leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise dividends and buy back more stock. Bank of America jumped 3.5% early Friday an...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Wall Street set for gains after Chinese trade comments Wall Street was set to open sharply higher on Thursday, as China sounded hopeful of a resolution to the long-standing trade dispute with the United states, easing investor fears of the risk of a recession....
15:34, 2019-08-29

Far-right AfD makes big gains but fails to topple mainstream parties Exit polls put party second in German state elections in Saxony and BrandenburgThe anti-immigration Alternative für Deutschland party made strong gains in two crucial state elections in Germany on Sunday, increasing its support significantly but failing to oust the mainstream parties.But the sharp s...
03:51, 2019-09-02

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Banking gains prod European shares higher Deutsche Bank and HSBC-led gains in banking stocks pushed European stock markets marginally higher on Monday, while a fall in airline shares after a profit warning from Germany's Lufthansa kept gains in check....
09:51, 2019-06-17

Product blitz to test Ford quality gains A renewed focus on improving internal processes helped bring the Ford brand to a third-straight top-five finish in this year's J.D. Power IQS rankings. Can it maintain that level?...
18:51, 2019-06-23

Trade war costs overpower tax-cut gains at Cummins. Consumers may be next At enginemaker Cummins Inc., the costs of President Trump's trade war have already topped savings from sweeping corporate tax cuts enacted by a Republican Congress at the end of 2017....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern Germany....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Discord gains notoriety after brutal killing of NY teen. What you should know about the app A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-17

Asian shares edge up but growth worries cap gains Shares in Asia inched higher and safe-haven assets gave up some overnight gains on Tuesday, as investors paused for breath after a volatile Wall Street session, but deeper concerns about growth have capped broader improvements in risk sentiment....
05:00, 2019-06-04

Oil prices eke out small gains ahead of Fed Chair speech Oil prices clawed back the previous day's losses on Friday, with Brent nudging above $60 a barrel, as tighter supplies from key producers offset slowing demand growth while investors await clues from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy....
05:17, 2019-08-23

How Job Retraining Can Yield Lasting Wage Gains (It Isn’t Cheap) A San Antonio program offers a rare American success story in helping workers attain better lives. Its guiding principle: “We will not let them fail.”...
13:00, 2019-08-19

Volvo S60 gains 385bhp plug-in hybrid option in UK Executive saloon is now available in PHEV form, while prices have been increased at the bottom of the line-up Volvo has extended its S60 line-up in the UK with the addition of a 385bhp plug-in hybrid option and raised the prices of cheaper models. The BMW 3 Series-rivalling saloon can now be equipp...
16:17, 2019-08-22

Red Bull car gains led to Verstappen’s Honda F1 engine lag issue Max Verstappen's faster application of the throttle on his Red Bull Formula 1 car is the suspected cause of his turbo lag issue during the British Grand Prix weekend...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Far-right party makes gains in Germany state elections Voters in Saxony, a region of around 4.1 million people bordering Poland and the Czech Republic, and neighbouring Brandenburg, which has 2.5 million inhabitants and surrounds Berlin, elected new state legislatures....
14:17, 2019-09-02

Oil gains after Iran tensions, stocks at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets hovered near seven-week highs following a run spurred by optimism over monetary policy....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Treasurys Hold On to Gains After Mixed Economic Data U.S. government bond prices ticked higher after a mixed batch of economic data. Yields edged lower after a report showed the nonfarm private sector added just 27,000 jobs in May....
19:34, 2019-06-05

Sensex Gains Over 100 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,600 Mark Domestic stock markets moved higher after initial nervousness on Tuesday, amid mild gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex benchmark index moved in a range of 165.34 points, between 38,845.27 and......
07:51, 2019-07-16

Oil advances on Gulf tensions but demand concerns cap gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid Middle East tensions and a big fall in weekly U.S. crude stocks, but gains were stemmed by a frail demand outlook amid increasing signs of slowing global economic growth....
10:00, 2019-07-25

UPDATE 2-SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down SAP told investors not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, weighed down by one-off costs....
10:01, 2019-07-18

An Outside Hedge Fund Is Driving Steve Cohen's Gains Billionaire Steve Cohen’s hedge fund is up about 10% this year. But a significant part of that return has come from a money manager who doesn’t work at Mr. Cohen’s fund....
16:51, 2019-08-05

Markets Right Now: Stocks extend gains, led by tech shares NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are extending gains to a second day Wednesday, led by technology and health care companies. The S&P 500 index added 13 points, or 0.4%, to 2,816. The index’s 2.1% gain Tuesday was its best perfo...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Nifty Ends At 10,818, Erases All Of Gains So Far This Year: Highlights Sensex, Nifty updates today: The Nifty index fell as much as 207.00 points to 10,796.50 at the days lowest level, registering a loss of 66.05 points for the year. That meant all of the gains in the......
16:51, 2019-09-17

Inflation Bonds Lead Gains in U.S. Government Debt U.S. government bonds that offer investors protection against inflation rallied Monday, powered by concerns that a surge in oil prices would raise consumer prices after an attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Coalition to bypass Electoral College gains traction Amid a movement to bypass the Electoral College in electing future U.S. presidents -- going instead with the winner of the national popular vote -- Colorado is pushing the coalition closer to the finish line....
22:51, 2019-09-16

METALS-Copper gains on optimism over trade talks Copper hit the highest in 1-1/2 months on Friday as investors hoped an easing of trade tensions between the United States and China might eventually boost metals demand....
15:17, 2019-09-13

Hamilton: Mercedes needs "drastic" F1 straightline gains for Monza Lewis Hamilton believes his Mercedes Formula 1 team needs "drastic improvements" in straightline speed to compete with Ferrari at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix...
22:51, 2019-09-04

Aptiv CEO sees big gains from consolidating the vehicle’s 'brain' Aptiv, created from Delphi Automotive in 2015, is seeking new business opportunities in the car's "brain and nervous system." CEO Kevin Clark spoke to Automotive News Europe about the challenges of staying ahead of the technology curve....
14:00, 2019-07-11

Oil prices extend gains, move further away from five-month lows Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and signs OPEC and other producers may extend crude supply cuts....
05:34, 2019-06-07

A Polish Village Gains Fame for What It Doesn’t Have: Boys Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
19:51, 2019-08-06

METALS-Nickel retreats after 2 weeks of strong gains Nickel prices fell on Monday as a buying spree that sent the metal used mostly in making stainless steel to its highest in more than a year, started to lose steam....
06:17, 2019-07-22

Hurricane Dorian Gains Strength As Florida Braces For Hit Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane......
23:34, 2019-08-30

Wall St. barely gains after mixed U.S. jobs data The S&P 500 and Dow industrials closed slightly higher on Friday as investors digested a mixed U.S. jobs report and bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut this month, while China's stimulus plan helped ease some concerns around global growth....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Syrian government gains ground from rebels in northwest Syrian government forces seized territory from insurgents in northwestern Syria on Thursday, state media and a war monitor said, building on advances since the military declared an end to a brief ceasefire earlier this week....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Younger Workers Report Biggest Gains in Pay Happiness American workers under 35 report being happier with their paychecks than people over 55 for the first time since at least 2011, according to a new report from the Conference Board....
02:17, 2019-08-30

Bottas: Weird how Ferrari "always" gains half a second on straights Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says it is weird how Ferrari "always" seems to gain half a second on the straights no matter the circuit layout...
13:17, 2019-06-30

Trump rules out for now cutting capital-gains taxes U.S. President Donald Trump has ruled out for now slashing taxes on capital gains after a meeting with his advisers, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday....
13:17, 2019-09-12

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
19:34, 2019-07-21

Tech Rally Powers Record Gains for Stocks The biggest technology companies are propelling major U.S. indexes’ record run, highlighting investor enthusiasm for the hottest stock sector as economic growth softens....
11:51, 2019-07-21

Dacia Duster gains new 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine News 15 Aug, 2019 The Dacia Duster gains a new, more efficient entry-level TCe 100 engine, set to replace larger outgoing 1.6-litre petrol...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Your technology investments may not deliver the productivity gains you expected Improving productivity has been core to the value proposition for technology investments, but trends in overall US productivity indicate that tech spending is not the same....
05:51, 2019-05-29

Amber Rudd slams Boris Johnson for lack of effort in trying to secure Brexit deal after quitting Cabinet and Tory party Amber Rudd has slammed the government for the lack of work going into getting a deal with the EU after she sensationally quit in protest of the Prime Minister's handling of Brexit....
12:00, 2019-09-08

Oil futures extend gains on larger-than-expected U.S. crude draw Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Tuesday supported by expectations of a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, though gains were capped by worries about a recession and uncertainty over a China-U.S. trade deal....
01:00, 2019-08-28

Pfizer gains new cancer drugs in $11.4B purchase of Array BioPharma Pfizer, the firm behind prescription drugs from anxiety medication Zoloft to Viagra, agreed Monday to pay $11.4 billion for Array BioPharma and its cutting-edge treatments for colon and rectal cancers....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Hurricane Humberto gains strength as it churns toward Bermuda, away from U.S. coast Hurricane Humberto gained strength early Tuesday, packing 90 mph (150 kph) winds and it was expected to become a major hurricane with 111 mph (178 kph) winds by Tuesday night or early Wednesday as it tracks toward Bermuda, forecasters said....
12:17, 2019-09-17

Balyasny gains in first half after losses prompted reorganization in 2018 Balyasny Asset Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund that shed $4 billion in assets last year and cut 20% of its staff, was back in positive territory for the first half of this year, suggesting its......
23:17, 2019-07-15