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Facebook's Libra Currency Abandoned by eBay, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe

Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook's Libra project, a major setback to the social network's plan for a worldwide digital currency....

Facebook's Libra Currency Abandoned by eBay, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe

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eBay, Visa and Mastercard pull out of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency Stripe and eBay have followed PayPal in backing out of Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. They confirmed to the Financial Times that they would pull their support, while Mastercard and Visa have also dropped out....
06:51, 2019-10-12

Mastercard, Visa, EBay, Others Exit Facebook's Libra Coin Project Facebook Inc's efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered major setbacks on Friday, as EBay Inc, Stripe Inc, Mastercard and Visa Inc all said they were leaving a group of......
02:51, 2019-10-12

Mastercard, Visa, eBay Drop Out of Facebook's Libra Payments Network The biggest financial companies recruited by Facebook to launch a cryptocurrency-based payments network have backed out of the project, threatening to derail an ambitious initiative to remake global finance....
02:17, 2019-10-12

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and existing cryptocurrency exchanges, like the Winklevoss twins' Gemini. Instead, Facebook's Calibra wi......
15:00, 2019-06-18

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
22:17, 2019-06-18

WSJ: Visa, Mastercard are reconsidering support for Facebook Libra It has been a few months since Facebook officially announced its "Libra" cryptocurrency push with support from some big names including Visa and Mastercard. Since then we've heard little about it other than increasing scrutiny from regulators, banker......
02:00, 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra: WSJ Visa , Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:00, 2019-10-02

UPDATE 3-Mastercard, Visa, others exit Facebook's Libra project Facebook Inc's efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered major setbacks on Friday, as EBay Inc, Stripe Inc, Mastercard and Visa Inc all said they were leaving a group of companies aiding the project....
01:17, 2019-10-12

UPDATE 1-Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook's Libra -WSJ Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
06:34, 2019-10-02

Visa, Mastercard To Back Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra: Report Visa, Mastercard Inc and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc's cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with......
08:00, 2019-10-02

The Morning After: Visa and Mastercard leave Facebook's Libra Association Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We've got a new Engadget Podcast episode for you to enjoy, as well as some bad news about Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency. News highlights from earlier in the week include the PS5's name......
20:00, 2019-10-12

Facebook's Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies Facebook Inc's ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa Inc quit the group behind the project....
00:51, 2019-10-13

UPDATE 4-Facebook's Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies Facebook Inc's ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa Inc quit the group behind the project....
03:17, 2019-10-12

|Visa,Mastercard,PayPaljoinFacebooktoformcryptoeffort If Facebook’s new digital currency goes according to plan, it could one day compete with payment giants Visa, Mastercard and PayPal. But for now, all three are set to work with the social-media company on the venture....
13:17, 2019-06-19

Mastercard, Visa Lose Data War In India, Win In Indonesia With US Help US trade officials, at the request of card networks Mastercard and Visa, convinced Indonesia late last year to loosen rules governing its new domestic payment network, according to Indonesian......
18:00, 2019-10-04

Fintech company Plaid discloses investments from Visa, Mastercard Financial technology company Plaid Inc said on Monday that Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc were strategic investors in a $250 million round of Series C financing raised in December....
00:51, 2019-09-17

CORRECTED-Fintech company Plaid discloses investments from Visa, Mastercard Financial technology company Plaid Inc said on Monday that Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc were strategic investors in a $250 million round of Series C financing raised in December....
15:51, 2019-09-16

Senators Warn Visa, Mastercard to Think Twice About Joining Facebook's Cryptocurrency Scheme As anxieties mount over Facebook’s plan to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, Capitol Hill lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to intercede. This week, that intervention has taken the form of ominous letters by Democratic members of the powerful Senate Banking Committee, who warn payment ser...
23:34, 2019-10-09

Exclusive: U.S. helps Mastercard, Visa score victory in Indonesia in global lobbying effort U.S. trade officials, at the request of card networks Mastercard and Visa , convinced Indonesia late last year to loosen rules governing its new domestic payment network, according to Indonesian government and industry sources, and emails reviewed by Reuters....
14:00, 2019-10-04

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
06:51, 2019-08-07

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and threaten the euro itself, a top official said....
11:51, 2019-09-04

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Top Senate lawmakers questioned Facebook’s plans for its own cryptocurrency, with the banking committee’s leading Democrat saying the social-media giant isn’t trustworthy enough to operate its own digital money....
21:34, 2019-07-16

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay, a senior central bank officer said....
21:34, 2019-09-06

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one is the best way to use the vast talents at their ...
17:01, 2019-07-02

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday, the latest watchdog to voice concerns about the social network's move into financial services....
23:17, 2019-09-04

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and international officials....
19:51, 2019-09-12

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various transactions.When it launches in 2020, the digital ...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
02:01, 2019-06-19

Facebook's Libra currency will get half its backing from the US dollar Facebook was quick to promise that its Libra cryptocurrency would have the stability of real-world money behind it, but whose money will dominate? It's now particularly clear. Facebook sent a letter to German politician Fabio De Masi explaining tha......
07:34, 2019-09-23

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrological sign for people born approximately between 23 September and 23 October, people had a lot of quest...
00:00, 2019-06-21

U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel The U.S. dollar will make up 50% of the basket of currencies backing Facebook's planned digital coin Libra, with the euro, yen, sterling and Singapore dollar comprising the rest, Der Spiegel reported, referring to a letter from Facebook....
00:00, 2019-09-21

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
02:00, 2019-07-04

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in social media, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call of "treacherous promises" ECB board member Yves Mersch said on Monday....
16:51, 2019-09-02

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech startup Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown says....
23:17, 2019-06-18

EU antitrust regulators raise concerns about Facebook's Libra currency: sources EU antitrust regulators want to know whether Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency and its use of consumer data pose possible anti-competitive constraints, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-08-21

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illicit activity....
23:34, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-Europe should ignore 'treacherous promises' of Facebook's Libra currency: ECB's Mersch Facebook's proposed Libra currency could undermine the European Central Bank's ability to set monetary policy and Europe should ignore its siren call of "treacherous promises" ECB board member Yves Mersch said on Monday....
11:51, 2019-09-02

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of product development company Wizeline....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Members of Facebook's 'Crypto Mafia' Reportedly Getting Cold Feet About Libra Currency At least two of the 28 entities that have signed on for Facebook’s planned Libra currency are now getting nervous about the project, according to a new report from the Financial Times. And Facebook is just as worried about being the only company currently with its “neck out,” as regulators push back...
19:17, 2019-08-23

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

Libra Scammers Are Promising Early Access to Facebook's Digital Currency to Steal Private Information If you search YouTube for Facebook’s Libra, you’ll find plenty of videos that tell you how to buy the digital currency. The problem is that many of the videos are published by scam artists who are apparently trying to steal your personal information. How do we know they’re scams? Libra hasn’t even b...
19:17, 2019-07-23

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
07:51, 2019-07-23

Facebook Announces Libra, Digital Currency On the Blockchain That Doesn't Actually Need to Be On the Blockchain Facebook and 27 other partner companies formally announced this morning they plan to launch a digital currency called Libra in the first half of 2020. And if they pull it off, Libra could become the standard digital currency around the world.Read more......
13:34, 2019-06-18

Swiping for dollars: Argentine currency apps lure savers amid currency crunch Juan Martín Landa swipes a finger across his smartphone, carefully checking the latest exchange rate. He is buying dollars, one of many Argentines turning to apps to trade currency after a sharp crash in the country's peso last month....
21:51, 2019-09-25

Stripe launches corporate credit card Stripe has revealed it will be launching a corporate credit card as it looks to further its business offerings.The new Stripe Corporate Card looks to simplify business spending for those companies that are mainly internet-based, cutting down on lengthy applications or the need for complex integratio...
16:51, 2019-09-12

Adidas three-stripe trademark ruled invalid by EU court Adidas' three-stripes have been ruled invalid as a trademark by a European Union court which said they lacked a distinctive character recognizable throughout the 28-country bloc....
13:34, 2019-06-19

One high school gym, two states, and the midcourt stripe has a secret The small town of College Corner was settled on the state line, leading to the quirkiest high school — and basketball gym — in Indiana. And Ohio.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

U.S. fintech startup Stripe valued at $35 bln in latest funding round Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising $250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at $35 billion, a dramatic 56% surge from a previous valuation at the start of the year....
23:00, 2019-09-19

Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court Logo first registered on a football boot in 1949 was not ‘distinctive’ enough, says courtAdidas has been unsuccessful in an attempt to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU after a court ruled it was not “distinctive” enough.The company did not “prove that that mark has acquired, throug...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Facebook says Libra is out of its control. But Libra's overseers are a web of Silicon Valley insiders In its effort to bring the Libra cryptocurrency to life, perhaps the biggest hurdle for Facebook is a lack of trust and opposition from regulators around the world, who are concerned about Libra's potential implications for privacy and financial stability and Facebook's role in managing it....
16:51, 2019-09-29

U.S. fintech startup Stripe valued at $35 billion in latest funding round Stripe Inc said on Thursday it is raising $250 million in its latest funding round, which values the payments startup at $35 billion, a dramatic 56% surge from a previous valuation at the start of the year....
00:00, 2019-09-20

Mastercard is assembling its own cryptocurrency team Big payment companies face revolutionary pressures from the development of digital money. Mastercard, which is partnered with Facebook on its Libra cryptocurrency announced in June, is now putting together its own cryptocurrency team. “Do you have the desire to work at the cutting-edge intersection ...
14:34, 2019-08-18

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
01:17, 2019-06-20

How Mastercard and OpenText are set to transform business payments OpenText has announced a major new partnership with Mastercard which it hopes should take much of the pain out of business payments across the entire supply chain.The software giant will work with the global payments firm across a number of new products and platforms to allow companies of all sizes ...
14:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 1-Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 bln Payments processor Mastercard Inc said on Tuesday it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of Scandinavian payments group Nets for about 2.85 billion euros($3.19 billion) furthering its push into the Nordic markets....
15:17, 2019-08-06

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want without requiring a legal name change, a process tha...
06:51, 2019-06-18

CORRECTED-Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 bln Payments processor Mastercard Inc on Tuesday said it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of European payments company Nets for about $3.19 billion....
15:17, 2019-08-06

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
02:01, 2019-06-19

Mastercard says the no-number Apple Card comes with 'enhanced security' users will never see The Apple Card is more secure because users get a one-time-use number in the Wallet app, says the president of Mastercard's North American operations....
21:51, 2019-08-20

Bangkok tops Paris, London as world's most-visited city: MasterCard Thailand's capital, Bangkok, edged out Paris and London as the world's most popular city to visit, according to a survey released on Wednesday, welcome news for Thailand after worries over a drop in......
01:00, 2019-09-07

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Venezuela's Armed Forces Bank slams Mastercard for halting card service A Venezuelan bank run by the troubled country's military on Wednesday slammed Mastercard for cutting off service to the bank's credit cards following U.S. sanctions against the government of President Nicolas Maduro....
07:00, 2019-09-05

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
02:01, 2019-06-19

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
07:00, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, the first time the ride-hailing firm has offered the service to its drivers outside the United States, an Uber executive said on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-02

Four WWI shipwrecks are being sold on eBay for $1M Four German warships that were used and sank during World War One are being put up for sale on the auction website and could fetch $1 million or more....
19:00, 2019-06-18

You can get 10% off selected retailers at eBay for Father's Day Father's Day is coming up fast – Sunday, June 16 to be exact – and if you're still looking for the perfect gift, it might be worth looking to eBay for inspiration. In the spirit of celebrating dads everywhere, eBay is giving UK customers 10% off purchases from a number o...
17:34, 2019-06-07

eBay says Prime Day is mostly deals on ‘random stuff nobody really wants’ eBay is bringing the heat this year as part of its rivalry with Amazon ahead of the latter’s two-day Prime Day 2019, which will offer Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals and kicks off at midnight PT on Monday, July 15. In a new ad spot that was set to launch Thursday afternoon a...
03:34, 2019-07-12

For $15, this is the insider’s guide to making serious eBay cash Jaimey Castillo is just one of the entrepreneurs who uses smart thinking and the ease of eBay merchandising to make some serious bank partnering with the ecommerce giant. If it sounds like an enticing career path, get the full primer on mastering eBay with the Ultimate eBay BootCamp Academy training...
15:00, 2019-07-23

EBay beats second-quarter revenue estimates EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers....
22:51, 2019-07-17

EBay CEO steps down, cites differences with board EBay Inc Chief Executive Officer Devin Wenig stepped down on Wednesday, citing differences with the company's recently revamped board, which is looking to sell some of its businesses amid pressure from activist investors....
21:51, 2019-09-25

Remember the Huawei Mate 10 Pro? Newegg on eBay has it on sale at only $357 It may seem like a very long time ago, but Huawei brought the excellent Mate 10 Pro to the US just last year. Unfortunately, even before the Chinese tech giant was officially blacklisted by President Trump, its pursuit of the American dream was obstructed as two major carriers canceled their plans t...
15:17, 2019-06-13

EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to the e-commerce platform....
21:17, 2019-07-24

Never mind Prime Day, save 10% off everything at eBay until midnight tonight Missed your chance last month? Don't worry, eBay is brightening up our weekend again with a fantastic voucher code smashing 10% off everything on the site until midnight tonight. So if you thought you'd have to hang on for those Prime Day deals next month, you might find a better deal toda...
12:51, 2019-06-15

Deal: Bose QuietComfort 35 II price drops to just $280 ($70 off) on eBay The QuietComfort 35 II are most likely Bose's best noise-canceling headphones, so there's no surprise they're priced quite high. Optimized for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Bose's QC 35 II usually sell for $350 and their price rarely drops below $300 when they're part of a promotion.Fortunately...
11:00, 2019-06-18

eBay just launched a slew of new anti-Prime Day deals Amazon’s second day of Prime Day deals has already started, but that doesn’t mean that Amazon is the only place to shop discounted products in the middle of the summer. All of Amazon’s main rivals have launched deals events of their own, including eBay, which announced several sale...
19:51, 2019-07-16

Fraudsters hijack eBay parcels in a postcode lottery Refunds to buyers rely on Royal Mail tracking using postcodes rather than signatures, and it’s helping thievesAnastasios Siampos was suspicious after selling an iPhone for £275 on eBay. The buyer claimed it was defective and, though Siampos contested this, eBay instructed the buyer to return it usin...
13:00, 2019-09-22

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
16:34, 2019-05-21

EBay CEO Devin Wenig Resigns in Conflict With Board Online marketplace eBay says Devin Wenig has stepped down as president, chief executive and a member of the board, and the company said it appointed an interim CEO as it looks for a successor....
18:34, 2019-09-25

UPDATE 1-EBay to launch warehousing and shipping services next year EBay Inc said on Wednesday it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site starting next year, a new strategy that is expected to attract more sellers to the e-commerce platform....
22:00, 2019-07-24

British air hostesses are selling their used tights on eBay for extra money AIR hostesses are raking in cash by charging eBay users for their worn clothing. Tights, shoes and belts are among the items to sell for a pretty penny....
10:34, 2019-06-19

EBay to Post Earnings, Amid Pressure From Activist Investors EBay will announce its second-quarter earnings after markets close, as the online marketplace evaluates whether it could sell or spin off assets such as its classifieds business and StubHub....
12:51, 2019-07-17

MegaBots calls it quits, puts battle robots on eBay The era of giant battle robots appears to be over... although you might have a chance to bring it back. MegaBots has gone bankrupt after once again running out of money, and it's auctioning its 16-foot-tall Eagle Prime robot on eBay as part of the sh......
14:00, 2019-09-25

eBay intros managed fulfillment service for online sellers eBay said the delivery service will be available to merchants using any online platform and marketplace, suggesting a broader revenue strategy for the service over the long term....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Apple HomePod with 1-year warranty drops to $219 in new eBay deal Apple had little choice but to permanently reduce the retail price of the HomePod a couple of months ago after claiming a microscopic share of the booming smart speaker market, but just like we told you back then, better deals are often available at third-party sellers.While major retailers like Bes...
20:34, 2019-06-21

eBay offers Prime Day discounts even if Amazon doesn’t crash eBay doesn't want Amazon to get all of the spotlight during Prime Day 2019, and it's taking a dig at the glitch that interrupted the consumer holiday last year to offer a Crash Sale. If Amazon goes down, eBay will release a flood of "too-good-to-be-t......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Utopia, Abandoned The Italian town Ivrea was once a model for workers’ rights and progressive design. Now, it’s both a cautionary tale and evidence of a grand experiment in making labor humane....
17:00, 2019-08-28

EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as efforts to make its platforms easier to navigate attracted more customers, coupled with growth in its advertising and payments businesses....
01:34, 2019-07-18

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X faces shortages, leading to high prices on eBay If you were hoping to get your hands on the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, the latest flagship processor from AMD, you might need to brace yourself for spending a ton of cash – or at least wait for stocks to replenish. Right now in the US, the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X is sold out pretty much everywhere. Pr...
16:51, 2019-07-24

eBay voucher code knocks 15% off all tech for today only - iPads, consoles, TVs and more Today's new eBay voucher code is a great chance to save some money on a huge range of electronics. You'll have to be quick though as the voucher code expires at midnight tonight.While 10% and the occasional 15% off eBay voucher codes to appear quite often this one's something of a rar...
12:34, 2019-05-24

eBay takes on Amazon with Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service for U.S. sellers eBay has announced its latest initiative to take on the mighty Amazon -- Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service that's launching in the U.S. next year.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-24

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
17:17, 2019-06-21

German online classifieds firm Scout24 eyes Ebay parts - CEO Scout24 is interested in acquiring certain parts of Ebay's classifieds business, Chief Executive Tobias Hartmann said, adding that he was interested in Ebay's car and real estate classifieds operations....
16:34, 2019-05-29

eBay will offer a bunch of irresistible deals if Amazon crashes during Prime Day Amazon is turning its already traditional, 2015-launched Prime Day annual sale into a 48-hour thing for the first time this year, but bargain hunters may find it pretty difficult to keep up with the avalanche of deals coming in a few weeks from the e-commerce giant and two of its biggest rivals.Hot ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Man donates kidney to stranger after finding heartbreaking note in eBay package Now, the father-of-two plans to raise awareness of altruistic organ donation and show potential donors that they can come back to 100 percent health after donating....
06:34, 2019-09-14

eBay’s running a ‘Crash Sale’ deals bonanza to take on Amazon Prime Day eBay has been more aggressive than ever in its rivalry with Amazon leading up to this year’s Prime Day sales event, the latter’s Black Friday-esque annual sales extravaganza. Leading up to the two-day event that kicks off today, eBay has been touting a variety of sales, released an ad th...
00:51, 2019-07-16

The Best Amazon Prime Day 2019 Deals You Can Score at eBay, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy Amazon might be a monopoly, but it's not the only deals game in town. Here are the great sales you can shop at the competition including Apple Airpods, Google Home, Dyson vacuums, and more....
07:00, 2019-07-16

'Spotlight' eBay deal brings Samsung Galaxy S10 price down to only $570 brand-new If you can't decide whether to buy the 6.1-inch Galaxy S10 at a cool discount from B&H Photo Video or at its normal price directly from Samsung with a pair of wireless Galaxy Buds and an exclusive YouTube Premium trial thrown in for free, you may also want to consider the latest eBay "spotlight deal...
20:00, 2019-06-04

eBay Accuses Amazon Managers of Leading Plan to Snag Sellers eBay sued three employees working at e-commerce rival Amazon, alleging that they conspired with dozens of other workers to fraudulently take high-value online merchants from eBay....
18:51, 2019-08-02

Abandoned Six Flags park may soon come down An abandoned New Orleans amusement park that has stood empty since Hurricane Katrina in 2005 may finally be torn down. (July 5)        ...
14:34, 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as a multi-year effort to make its platforms easier to use attracted more customers, sending its shares up 5%....
00:17, 2019-07-18

The best competing Prime Day sales from major retailers like Walmart, Nordstrom, and eBay that are still going on this week Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The pressure of four years of Prime Day has created what is essentially a new Black Friday in July, with major retailers racing to announce their own competing sales. Below, you'll find the top competing Amazon Prime Day sales — both those still available, and t...
10:17, 2019-07-18

Save 10% on a range of brilliant phone deals from eBay - cheap iPhones included Like most other phone launches, the introduction of the brand new iPhone 11 brought two thoughts to mind. First, that this phone is amazing, packed with so many features and a great new camera set up. That thought is quickly followed by a realisation of just how much money it costs to own.And, if li...
20:17, 2019-09-16

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
12:51, 2019-06-03

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 drops to crazy low prices in new eBay deals (new and refurbished) Remember when a brand-new $630 Galaxy Note 9 and refurbished units available for as little as $530 essentially seemed like irresistible deals? That... wasn't actually very long ago, but believe it or not, the same top-rated eBay sellers are already charging significantly less money for the same supe...
22:17, 2019-06-10

Top-rated eBay seller brings the iPhone X down to insanely low prices in 64 and 256GB variants No longer sold directly by Apple as a brand-new, unused, and untouched device, the 2017-released iPhone X can still be an extremely smart buy at a decent discount with upfront carrier activation or in refurbished condition from the likes of Woot and various top-rated eBay sellers.BuySpry is undoubte...
21:00, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-German online classifieds firm Scout24 eyes Ebay parts - CEO Scout24 is interested in acquiring certain parts of Ebay's classifieds business, Chief Executive Tobias Hartmann said, adding that he was interested in Ebay's car and real estate classifieds operations....
16:34, 2019-05-29

'Excellent' Google Pixel 3 XL with 60-day warranty costs a measly $415 in killer eBay deal While the Pixel 3a and 3a XL are undeniably great phones that provide a lot of bang for your buck (even when they're not deeply discounted with upfront carrier activation), Google's "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL have significantly sharper screens, a faster processor, and a more premium build quality go...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Insane eBay deal for an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S10+ variant will save you big bucks The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is Samsung's top-of-the-line 4G LTE handset, at least until the Galaxy Note 10 is released. With the U.S. carrier-locked version of the device priced at $999.99, an eBay seller (via Android Police) has a version of the phone available for much less. The unlocked non-U.S. vari...
02:51, 2019-06-03

Fitbit Versa smartwatch drops to around $135 after $65 discount in limited-time eBay deal If you're a fan of Fitbit's industry-leading health monitoring technology but don't have 200 bucks to spend on the company's most popular smartwatch, you could make a few compromises and pick up the Versa Lite Edition at a decent $40 discount.Even better, the regular Fitbit Versa occasionally goes o...
10:00, 2019-07-02

eBay Is Suing Amazon Over Claims It Engaged in Illegal 'Conspiracy' to Poach Sellers Online marketplace eBay is again taking legal action against Amazon, claiming that managers the e-commerce behemoth directed employees to actively and illegally pursue sellers on eBay’s platform to lure them to Amazon’s own.Read more......
06:34, 2019-08-03

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:17, 2019-06-21

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists who have even less than 400 bucks to spend on a new ...
00:00, 2019-05-30

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during......
02:51, 2019-06-01

Deal: Sony's premium noise-canceling headphones score huge $150 discount on eBay Sony is doing everything it can to make you buy its premium WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones. You can find a new deal on these headphones just about every day, so even if you wanted it would be hard to buy them at full price.Still, many of these deals lower the price by anywhere betwee...
22:00, 2019-06-07

Black Patient Arrested After Security Guard Accuses Him of Attempting to Steal an IV and Sell It on eBay A video of a black Freeport, Ill., patient being arrested while taking a walk outside a hospital has gone viral after he shared the incident on Facebook....
05:51, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:34, 2019-06-21

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Watch scores massive discount on eBay in 'excellent' condition If you're in the market for a robust and stylish Apple Watch alternative at a reasonable price, it's probably not a good idea to get the Galaxy Watch, Watch Active, or Gear S3 directly from Samsung. While the world's largest smartphone vendor (and second-largest smartwatch vendor) has been offering ...
11:51, 2019-06-12

London's abandoned underground – in pictures London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground line in 1863. As the network grew, old stations, tunnels, entrances, passageways and shafts were left behindHidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground, photographs by Toby Madden and...
17:34, 2019-09-09

Africa cup final abandoned after TV replay row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
14:34, 2019-06-01

Is This Abandoned Beer Or Fresh Piss? ESPN hockey analyst Greg Wyshynski was on-hand for St. Louis’s stirring 3–2 overtime win over the dreaded Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. Afterward, Wyshynski shot the following Blair Witch-style blurry video of two completely full cups of what he described as beer, tucked...
17:17, 2019-05-30

Dyson's Electric Car Project Abandoned British entrepreneur and bagless vacuum cleaner extraordinaire James Dyson has run into a little problem with his plan to reveal a supposedly radical electric car in 2020—and then later 2021: the money just isn’t there. And he’s calling off the whole project....
23:17, 2019-10-10

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
16:51, 2019-05-29

Smugglers run: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge visitors are snatching, reselling items on eBay Petty thieves are making off with silverware, menus, coasters and more from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and auctioning them on resale websites.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Disney is selling a $300 Captain America figure that captures one of the best moments from 'Avengers: Endgame' — and it's already going for hundreds more on eBay Kirsten Acuna/INSIDER The Disney Store is selling a collectible Captain America figure from "Avengers: Endgame" at Disney's biannual fan convention, D23 Expo. During a tour of Disney's three stores at D23 Expo, Insider spied the exclusive $300 collectible from Hot Toys which shows Cap wielding Thor...
04:51, 2019-08-25

Has Sumit Completely Abandoned 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way's Jenny? What's a woman to do when she's left alone in a foreign country? If she's 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way star Jenny, she makes her way to an internet café to video chat with......
21:51, 2019-08-12

Abandoned pianos in derelict buildings – in pictures Ever since Romain Thiery stumbled upon an abandoned piano in a castle in 2009, the French photographer – a pianist himself – has travelled all over Europe in search of forgotten pianos, giving them a new lease of life through his images. So far, he has captured 124 pianos in countries including Spai...
23:17, 2019-08-10

Jesuit Missions of Paraguay Abandoned Due to ‘The Enlightenment’ The Jesuit missions in Paraguay were a remarkable historical social experiment and have been the subject of many books, articles, and even a movie, The Mission. ...
02:00, 2019-08-28

Abandoned palaces reveal secrets of the past Michael Kerrigan's fascination with abandoned places started in childhood. Now his new book "Abandoned Palaces" looks at some the grandest mansions that have been left to the ravages of nature....
01:00, 2019-09-07

Russia, U.S. blame each other for abandoned missile treaty Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, criticized what he called American "hypocrisy," saying the U.S. "consistently and deliberately violated the INF treaty for some time."...
04:17, 2019-08-23

Inside the abandoned Soviet 'Forbidden City' At the height of the Cold War, Wünsdorf in East Germany was home to a vast Soviet military complex. Closed 25 years ago, the now-abandoned "Forbidden City" is a time capsule of recent history....
14:51, 2019-10-08

Donald Trump Says US Has Not "Abandoned The Kurds" In Syria President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that the United States has not "abandoned the Kurds" with his decision seemingly giving the green light for Turkey to attack Kurdish militias inside Syria....
22:17, 2019-10-08

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
07:51, 2019-06-12

Colorado woman goes missing on LA trip, car abandoned Authorities are searching for a missing Colorado woman who disappeared on a trip to Los Angeles. Jennifer Michelle Lorber, 30, checked into a Malibu motel before her rental car was discovered abandoned Sunday near the Pacific Coast Highway, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Her...
20:34, 2019-05-27

Visa third-quarter profit jumps 33% Visa Inc reported a 33% rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Russia denies visa for second US senator Russia has barred a second senator from entering the country as Moscow denies visas for American lawmakers critical of President Vladimir Putin while President Trump backs him on the world stage....
05:34, 2019-08-28

Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020 Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, is shutting down in 2020. The move isn't an entire......
09:34, 2019-08-10

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:00, 2019-06-21

Mom told 'healthy' son has 2 holes in heart: 'I feel like I have been abandoned' A British mom who claims she was told her infant son was healthy both before and after he was born recently learned the young boy will require open-heart surgery for a previously undetected condition....
17:00, 2019-09-21

Police: Woman who allegedly abandoned toddler arrested PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities say a woman who allegedly abandoned her toddler in a stroller in a Phoenix parking lot three months ago has been located and arrested. Phoenix police announced Thursday that 25-year-old Miranda Bukus is jailed on suspicion of reckless child abuse. Bukus is accused of...
23:51, 2019-08-09

Look: Large crab found abandoned behind pharmacy in England Workers at a pharmacy in Britain were left baffled when they found a large crab had been abandoned live in the alley outside their store, rescuers said....
23:00, 2019-09-13

Bidding war erupts over creepy asylum abandoned for 46 years Crazy but true: There’s a bidding war to buy an abandoned asylum in upstate New York that is decrepit and potentially haunted. Saratoga County Homestead, a former tuberculosis hospital full of asbestos that hasn’t been touched since 1973, is up for auction on with Auctions International....
00:34, 2019-08-17

Same-sex penguin couple adopt abandoned egg in attempt to become parents The Berlin Zoo's two male penguins have been caring for the egg since July and have long sought to be new parents. The pair will find out in September if they are successful....
18:00, 2019-08-10

DARPA is seeking giant abandoned tunnels for... reasons DARPA just found a surefire way to creep out people around the world: make an urgent call for the kind of space you'd normally associate with supervillains. The military research agency has put out a request for giant, company- or university-managed......
08:00, 2019-08-29

Sea-Watch eyes Mediterranean for abandoned asylum-seekers The Mediterranean route remains one of the deadliest migration routes in the world. German NGO Sea-Watch has operated reconnaissance flights as part of its mission to prevent deaths on the high seas....
20:34, 2019-08-11

Man who allegedly changed adopted daughter's age then abandoned her turns himself in An Indiana couple has been charged with neglect after allegedly changing their daughter's age from 11 to 22, moving to Canada and leaving her behind.        ...
18:00, 2019-09-19

QPR says youth team abandoned friendly in Spain over racism Queen Park Rangers says one of its youth teams abandoned a friendly in Spain because players were subjected to racist abuse by their opponents       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Woman abandoned in a dumpster as a baby is trying to track down her rescuers In 1983, a baby was found wrapped in a blanket in a dumpster near a mall in Atlanta, Ga. Now, 36 years later, she wants to reconnect with her saviors....
22:17, 2019-08-20

Abandoned wall tiles reimagined as fashion – in pictures Since 2014, for her series Second Hand, Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova has been exploring “the history of buildings that have changed ownership and function” by making visual analogies with recycled clothing, in a former silk factory in Kyiv, for example, or an abandoned bus station near Chernobyl...
21:34, 2019-09-07

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
20:01, 2019-06-19

Premature baby abandoned in zipped suitcase in Texas ARLINGTON, Texas (NBC NEWS) – A premature baby boy who was only a few hours old was found alive in a zipped suitcase next to a trash compactor, police in Texas said. A woman who lives at the Monterra Pointe Apartments found the baby just before 8:15 a.m. Saturday, according to KXAS in Fort Wor...
10:51, 2019-09-26

Abandoned in London as a child, Efe Obada returns as NFL player An acquaintance persuaded Obada, trafficked as a child, to come to a semipro practice. Five years later, he's back in London as an NFL defensive end....
01:51, 2019-10-11

Blue-collar voters fear the Democrats have abandoned them It’s 10:30 a.m. and Dave Green is home for the weekend tinkering with his car. The former president of the local UAW 1112, who once led workers at the shuttered GM Lordstown plant in Ohio, was forced to relocate to Bedford, Indiana, this past summer where he now works on the company’s die-cast produ...
21:00, 2019-10-06

Fraud trial abandoned because expert witness had no expertise Past carbon credit convictions may be unsafe after Andrew Ager found to be unqualifiedThe safety of convictions secured in more than 20 fraud trials may have to be examined after an expert witness was found to be inadequately qualified.The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has abandoned a case against...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Blue collar voters fear the Democrats have abandoned them It’s 10:30 a.m. and Dave Green is home for the weekend tinkering with his car. The former president of the local UAW 1112, who once led workers at the shuttered GM Lordstown plant in Ohio, was forced to relocate to Bedford, Ind., this past summer where he now works on the company’s die-cast producti...
22:00, 2019-10-05

Punjab Government To Reward Those Reporting Abandoned Borewells The Punjab government, through the Tandrust Punjab Mission, has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for anyone who reports abandoned and uncovered borewells across the state....
18:51, 2019-06-13

Police Investigate After Puppy Found Dead In Bag, 2 Others Abandoned McCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in far western Kentucky were investigating after one puppy was found dead in a bag and two others were abandoned. Officials said someone recently made the sad discovery at Metropolis Ferry Landing in Paducah. LEX 18 was told the surviving two dogs were i...
12:51, 2019-06-10

India v New Zealand: match abandoned due to rain – reaction! Cricket World Cup 2019 updates from Trent BridgeHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest newsFeel free to email Geoff or to tweet: @GeoffLemonSport 3.33pm BST I’m getting some more emails coming in, but can I really keep going after the brilliance below?...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Crews battle 2-alarm fire at abandoned building TUCSON – Crews responded to a 2-alarm abandoned building fire Friday morning. Tucson Fire Department crews were dispatched to a building near 29th Street and Swan Road. There have been numerous fires at this building this year, fire officials said. Crews expect to control the fire soon. No injuries ...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and sending radioactive fallout billowing across Europe...
16:51, 2019-06-12

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an applicant, you can choose to not declare that you...
14:51, 2019-06-03

Cybercriminals are more brazen than ever. Here’s what Visa is doing to protect your business. Getty Images Cybercriminals have become more brazen in their attacks on consumers and financial institutions. This requires financial companies to increase their security measures and evolve their tools. Visa recently introduced new measures to help businesses stay safe from a cyberattack. Someone...
12:51, 2019-09-24

Visa is aiming to make B2B payments simple The world of B2B payments could be about to get a lot simpler for businesses of all sizes thanks to a new release from Visa.The new Visa B2B Connect network looks to streamline the billions of B2B payments made every day around the world, making it more straightforward to send and receive money.It a...
18:00, 2019-06-11

Chinatown ‘killer’ was living in abandoned Bronx house, neighbors say The homeless man charged in a deadly Chinatown rampage is a drugged-out weirdo who’s been living in an abandoned Bronx building since his family kicked him out of their apartment next door, neighbors told The Post on Sunday. An exclusive Post photo shows a room with crumbling walls and mounds ...
05:00, 2019-10-07

Abandoned Lake In Mamallapuram Revived, Thanks To PM Modi-Xi Jinping Meet The arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tamil Nadu's coastal town of Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram. as it is known now, has been good news for environment......
10:17, 2019-10-11

Search For Eighth Climber On Nanda Devi Mountain Abandoned Authorities said Saturday they have abandoned the search for an eighth climber presumed killed in a deadly avalanche that struck near India's second-highest Himalayan peak last month....
21:17, 2019-06-29

11-week-old puppies abandoned in Phoenix dumpster find new homes PHOENIX (KPNX) – Three rescued 11-week-old puppies now have forever homes. The Arizona Humane Society said five Chihuahua-mix dogs were left for dead in a hot Phoenix dumpster earlier this week. Two did not survive, but the three females did. The pups were adopted Thursday. The story was espec...
04:00, 2019-07-20

Nature takes over this abandoned Chinese village, turning it green Mother Nature has moved in! In the 1990s, most people abandoned Houtouwan village in China, and now, plants have infested the region.        ...
17:34, 2019-09-09

Rebel Lawmakers Approach Top Court, Say Speaker Has "Abandoned Duty" Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi appeared in court on behalf of the rebel legislators. The former Attorney-General asked that the matter be heard urgently but the court declined to do so. The matter will......
10:34, 2019-07-10

World Cup 2019: India vs New Zealand Match Abandoned Due To Rain India vs New Zealand Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Persistent rain in Nottingham throughout the day forced the umpires to call off the match without toss....
17:00, 2019-06-13

An Abandoned Water Park is an Excellent Playground for an Electric MX Rider While it’s still sad that Alta Motors is dead, it’s pretty great that these bikes are still being used to their full potential. Josh Hill invades and absolutely dominates an old water park in Palm Springs, California to lay down the hoon gauntlet. And he rides atop an Alta MX. With a mix of bravery,...
20:51, 2019-07-06

Trump says US hasn’t ‘abandoned’ Kurds despite pulling troops out of Syria President Trump on Tuesday defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey and said the US has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies — a day after he drew a bipartisan backlash for deciding to withdraw troops from northern Syria. “We may be in the process of leaving Syria, but in no way have we Ab...
18:17, 2019-10-08

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Bristol, with both sides earning a point......
20:51, 2019-06-11

India vs New Zealand World Cup 2019 Clash Abandoned Due To Rain India and New Zealand were awarded a point each after persistent rain in Nottingham forced the abandonment of their World Cup match without a ball being bowled....
17:00, 2019-06-13

Abandoned SD Card Labeled 'Homicide' Provides Road Map to Real Murder A found SD card that was labeled “Homicide at midtown Marriott” and contained videos and photos depicting a brutal killing has led to an arrest for murder.Read more......
00:51, 2019-10-11

Forget pristine habitats - for biodiversity save abandoned quarries The best way to save Earth’s threatened wildlife could be to protect its most unglamorous and geologically diverse landscapes, from scrubland to exhausted mines...
03:00, 2019-09-07

'We have no food or water': Hurricane Dorian survivors feel abandoned As aid agencies struggle to reach devastated areas, some residents take recovery efforts into their own handsThe silence along the Grand Bahama highway, the only major road on the island, is foreboding, punctuated only by the occasional truck driving east. The once dense forest on either side of the...
07:34, 2019-09-08

3 Louisiana women arrested after small dog abandoned, legs 'sawed' off Three Louisiana women were arrested after a paralyzed 2-year-old dog was found abandoned in a mobile home park with his back legs "sawed off" in what investigators have described as an act of "such horrific animal cruelty."...
16:34, 2019-10-01

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents were alerted to an unk...
05:17, 2019-05-25

Quentin Tarantino discusses his abandoned Vega brothers movie Almost every filmmaker has at least one or two ideas that never made it into development. With someone like Quentin Tarantino—a well-known cinephile who is incredibly specific in all things—those abandoned ideas can be particularly fascinating, as is the case with his unmade Pulp Fiction prequel. In...
20:17, 2019-07-23

Fears rise for missing mom Heather Gumina after abandoned car is found There are heightened fears for a California mom of three whose car was found abandoned almost a month after she went missing, according to authorities. Heather Gumina, 33, has not been seen since July 15 when she was released from a Pleasant Valley hospital where she was treated for a broken collarb...
17:34, 2019-08-11

Woman sought by police after child found abandoned in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – Police Monday are still looking for a woman seen on security camera footage with a child Saturday morning who was found abandoned later that day. On Monday, Phoenix PD released security camera footage of the woman pushing a stroller at a Food City grocery store in the area of...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Couple claims their ‘abandoned child’ is actually a scam artist with dwarfism A couple from Indiana is accused of ditching their adopted 10-year-old daughter and moving to Canada — but they claim the girl is actually an adult with dwarfism running a psychotic scam, according to reports. In a story that eerily mirrors the 2009 horror flick “The Orphan,” Krist...
03:00, 2019-09-24

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The record number of climbers on Mount Everest this season has left a cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water. The world’s highest mountain has so much garbage climbers use it as signpost...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered underneath one of his most discussed paintings, which will take centre stage at a ground-breaking exhibition dedicated to the Renaissance master.The ...
04:34, 2019-08-15

I toured two Ellis Island hospitals that have been abandoned for almost 65 years. Here's what they're like inside. Frank Olito/ Insider When Ellis Island was in operation during the early 1900s, immigrants who were deemed too sick or disabled to be admitted into the US were sent to hospitals on the south side of the island. Today the hospitals are abandoned. I took a tour of the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital...
22:00, 2019-10-06

Abandoned Bentley Blizzard sports car recreated by Coventry start-up Likeness to 1950s-era Bentleys gives away the Blizzard's origins Blizzard Motors will make 15 examples of the retro-inspired roadster, based on discarded designs from the 1950s Coventry-based firm Blizzard is launching a two-seater sports car based on a Bentley model that was designed in 1950, b...
02:17, 2019-06-06

New Jersey woman charged after the cats she allegedly abandoned began to eat each other A New Jersey woman may still face trial and possible jail time after prosecutors say she left her apartment for an extended period and abandoned inside more than two dozen starving cats — whose drive for survival ultimately compelled some of them to eat each other....
18:17, 2019-05-22

Abandoned at sea: the cargo crew adrift without wages, fuel or supplies When companies run into trouble they can leave ships’ crews drifting at sea with no visas, wages or supplies. Karen McVeigh and Andy Bowerman tell the story of one vessel adrift off the coast of UAE. Plus, Rupert Neate on the tax breaks attracting the super-rich to ItalyCaptain Ayyappan Swaminathan ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Crews battle south side abandoned house fire TUCSON – Two local fire departments responded to an abandoned house fire early Monday morning. Initially, South Tucson Fire Department crews were dispatched to the 100 block of West 27th Street for reports of “smoke and flames coming from the rear of an abandoned house.” Tucson Fire Depa...
15:51, 2019-06-03

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took effect on Friday....
00:00, 2019-06-03

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated Press reported Sunday.Read more......
07:01, 2019-06-04

10% Fall In H-1B Visa Approvals In 2018, Says Issuing Authority In US The year 2018 registered a sharp 10 per cent decline in the approval of H-1B visa, which is popular among highly-skilled Indian IT professionals, according to the US authorities....
11:34, 2019-06-05

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for the pas......
00:51, 2019-06-02

Russia denies visa to U.S. senator amid G7 tensions Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said on Tuesday that Russia had denied him a visa, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies over whether the country should be readmitted to the Group of Seven....
20:00, 2019-08-27

China condemns U.S. visa restrictions over treatment of Muslims The Chinese Embassy in Washington on Tuesday denounced the U.S. imposition of visa restrictions on some Chinese officials over China's treatment of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang as interference in China's internal affairs....
01:00, 2019-10-09

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
03:51, 2019-06-17

AP regrets Yemeni Pulitzer winner did not receive visa NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has expressed disappointment that its Yemeni reporter was unable to attend the ceremony to collect his Pulitzer Prize because he was not granted a U.S. visa. Maad al-Zikry, Maggie Michael and Nariman El-Mofty were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for international report...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Visa's Results Beat Projections in Latest Quarter Visa Inc.’s financial performance in the latest period beat Wall Street projections, driven by continued higher spending on Visa-branded credit and debit cards....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Sri Lanka May Waive Visa Fee Indefinitely For 48 Countries: Minister Due to an increase in the number of tourists visiting Sri Lanka with arrivals expected to hit the 3-million mark by the end of the year, the government announced on Friday that might waive off the......
21:00, 2019-08-16

Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
01:51, 2019-07-24

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-21

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
11:34, 2019-06-05

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
10:34, 2019-06-03

"Conveyed Expectation For Non-Discriminatory H-1B Visa": Foreign Ministry India has conveyed its expectation to the US administration for a non-discriminatory and predictable H-1B visa programme, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
15:17, 2019-07-10

No Official Communication From US On H-1B Visa Issue: Foreign Ministry The centre is engaged with the US Congress on H-1B work visas but has not heard anything official from Washington on capping such permits for Indians, the foreign ministry said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-06-20

Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators Sen. Mike Lee received a visa to travel to Russia this week, according to his spokesman, after the Kremlin denied visas to several of his colleagues.Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, both members of the Foreign Relations Committee, said last ...
04:51, 2019-09-04

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving massive changes in how people access media content as well as how they shop for products and services...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Big Pharma won't like Trump's next move after rebate rule is abandoned, investors fear Another way President Trump could make a push to lower drug prices is with a proposal announced last year that would allow Medicare to create an "international pricing index."...
23:51, 2019-07-11

MS-13 members hiding in abandoned homes in New York after being chased out of the woods, police say The embattled MS-13 gang is now holding their membership meetings inside abandoned buildings and vacant, foreclosed homes on New York’s Long Island in a bid to escape the ever-tightening grasp of law enforcement, police say....
06:00, 2019-07-09

Spa F2 race abandoned after Anthoine Hubert and Juan Manuel Correa crash • Incident took place on second lap of F2 feature race• Medical condition of Hubert and Correa unknownThe Formula 2 feature race at the Belgian Grand Prix was cancelled after a major accident on the second lap at Spa-Francorchamps. The high-speed crash involving Anthoine Hubert and Juan Manuel Corre...
19:17, 2019-08-31

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day three abandoned after rain – as it happened Jofra Archer took his first Test wicket as England reduced Australia to 80 for four at lunch - but then it rained for the rest of the day 6.33pm BST Related: Jofra Archer off mark for England but threat of second Test draw looms Related: Stuart Broad aiming for quick wickets to force win in soggy ...
23:00, 2019-08-16

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-16

Ingenious Abandoned Jungle City of Guayabo de Turrialba in Costa Rico South and Central America have many amazing archaeological sites, some of which were left behind by pre-Columbian peoples and cultures who left no written records. ...
03:34, 2019-07-10

Fortnite Fortbyte 62 Location Accessible with Stratus outfit within an abandoned mansion Accessible with the Stratus outfit within an abandoned mansion is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
20:51, 2019-06-28

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded to Esperance of Tunisia when Wydad Casablanca left ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Man ‘abandoned’ by cop in midst of psychotic breakdown found dead hours later: suit A South Carolina man suffering from delusions, hallucinations and a mental disorder was “abandoned” at a closed gas station by a sheriff’s deputy after having a psychotic breakdown — and found dead just hours later, a new lawsuit alleges. Video from the cop’s bodycam sh...
07:00, 2019-08-01

Pakistan v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup match abandoned – as it didn't happen Heavy rain in Bristol meant that no play was possible, with both sides picking up a point each 3.58pm BST Related: Cricket World Cup 2019: latest standings Both sides take a point each from the washout – which moves them both into the top four in the nascent Cricket World Cup table. 3.48pm BST The ...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Border Security Force Seizes Two Pak Fishing Boats Abandoned Near Kutch The Border Security Force (BSF) seized two Pakistani fishing boats abandoned in Sir Creek area near Kutch district in Gujarat today morning, an official said....
17:00, 2019-10-05

Visa CEO: Unlike PayPal and Square, we won't block gun purchases unless it becomes illegal "We shouldn't tell people they can't purchase a 32-ounce soda. We shouldn't tell people they can't buy reproductive drugs," Visa CEO Alfred Kelly said....
21:17, 2019-08-07

US Imposes Visa Restrictions On Chinese Officials Over Muslim Treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the......
06:00, 2019-10-09

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help in renewing visa, today tweeted the girl was......
20:34, 2019-06-05

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
01:00, 2019-10-09

Indexes tumble as visa restrictions fuel U.S.-China worries U.S. stocks ended down sharply and near the day's lows on Tuesday as news that the United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials overshadowed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggesting openness to further interest rate cuts....
01:34, 2019-10-09

Visa critical of India's move toward no-fee debit card transactions Global card payments group Visa is critical of the Indian government's decision to boost adoption of electronic payments by requiring banks and card payment networks to offer no-fee debit card transactions, a senior Visa executive said....
01:00, 2019-08-20

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia had denied him a visa request....
03:34, 2019-08-28

U.S. grants visa to Iran's Zarif for U.N. meeting this week: sources The United States has granted a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a U.N. meeting in New York this week, two sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday, saying Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had approved the decision....
01:51, 2019-07-15

China "Firmly Opposes" US Visa Restrictions Over Treatment Of Muslims The Chinese Embassy in Washington on Tuesday denounced the US imposition of visa restrictions on some Chinese officials over China's treatment of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang as interference in......
06:00, 2019-10-09

U.S. visa move against China casts pall over talks to end trade war The United States on Tuesday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities, angering Beijing, but a U.S. official said high-level trade talks would still take place on Thursday and Friday as planned....
01:34, 2019-10-09

Sen. Ron Johnson says he was denied visa for congressional delegation visit to Russia The Wisconsin Republican called the denial a “petty affront” and chided President Vladimir Putin for having chosen a path for Russia that is “a tragedy of historic proportions.”...
08:00, 2019-08-27

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson denied visa by Russian government for congressional trip Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday the Russian government has denied his request for a visa to visit the country as part of an upcoming bipartisan congressional delegation trip, as he ripped into Russian President Vladimir Putin....
02:17, 2019-08-27

Stranded in Pakistan: why did the Home Office deny a baby a visa? Nina Saleh, a British resident for 20 years, travelled to Pakistan to adopt a baby and was then repeatedly denied a visa, leaving her trapped abroad for months on end. Plus: Zoe Williams on what her time as a waitress taught her about being a good diner In 2018 Nina Saleh, a British resident, travel...
06:17, 2019-07-22

‘Persian wolf’ bodybuilder Hadi Choopan denied US visa Hadi Choopan, a 31-year-old bodybuilder from Iran has been blowing away competitors across the world, but will be unable to participate in the Mr. Olympia contest in Las Vegas next month because he hasn't been able to get a visa approval from the agency....
04:51, 2019-08-04

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

Kuznetsova unable to defend Washington title over 'visa issues' "Svetlana Kuznetsova said on Thursday she will not be able to defend her title at next week\u0027s Citi Open in Washington, D.C. due to issues with obtaining a U.S. visa."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Sri Lanka gives free visa to boost tourism after bomb blasts COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka says it will give free one-month visas to visitors on arrival from nearly 50 countries in its latest effort to revive the island nation’s lucrative tourism industry, which was badly hit by the Easter bomb attacks. Tourism Minister John Amaratunga says tourists or...
19:34, 2019-07-31

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
08:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. man in same-sex marriage sues Japan government for long-term visa A U.S. man whose marriage to his Japanese husband is legally recognized in his country sued the Japanese government on Wednesday for the same right to stay that a heterosexual couple would get,......
11:34, 2019-09-12

Revealed: Jennifer Arcuri got visa from scheme run by former Johnson official Exclusive: Whistleblower tells of links between Paola Cuneo, PM and US businesswomanA Whitehall official who ran the scheme that granted Jennifer Arcuri a coveted entrepreneur visa had worked for Boris Johnson when he was mayor, the Guardian has learned.The US businesswoman, who is at the centre of ...
03:00, 2019-10-02

UPDATE 1-Visa earnings beat on higher customer spending Visa Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more and boosted fees for the world's largest payment processor....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Iran may miss UN summit if US fails to issue visa to president Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif have yet to receive US visas for next week’s United Nations general assembly summitIran’s president and foreign minister have yet to receive US visas to come to next week’s United Nations general assembly summit in New York, putting their attendance in doubt.A...
09:00, 2019-09-19

Chile offers 'democratic responsibility visa' to Venezuelan migrants Venezuelans seeking refuge in Chile can request a "democratic responsibility visa" at any Chilean consulate in the world, and not just in their homeland where the visa has been available until now, Chile's foreign ministry said on Saturday....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Wells Fargo taps former Visa boss Charles Scharf as its new CEO Wells Fargo named banking veteran Charles Scharf as chief executive officer on Friday, the lender’s third CEO since a wide-ranging sales scandal erupted three years ago. Scharf will take over from interim CEO Allen Parker, who was thrust into the position in March when former CEO Tim Sloan resigned ...
17:00, 2019-09-27

On Twitter, Saina Nehwal's SOS To Foreign Minister S Jaishankar For Visa Saina Nehwal has appealed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, seeking his help in processing her and her trainer's visa a week ahead of the Denmark Open....
14:51, 2019-10-08

Intuit and Visa Direct introduced a new Instant Deposit feature This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here. The new feature, dubbed Instant Deposit, is available to merchants u...
16:51, 2019-10-11

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more......
20:51, 2019-06-14

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers....
17:34, 2019-06-01

US Work Visa Caps To Squeeze Businesses, Jobs: Nasscom  The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to access skilled workforce, industry lobby group......
15:34, 2019-06-20

US Ends Visa-Free Entry For Visitors To North Korea Washington on Monday revoked visa-free entry rights to the United States for foreigners who have visited North Korea in the past eight years, potentially dealing a new blow to the isolated country's......
03:00, 2019-08-07

India Reduces E-Tourist Visa Fees For One-Year To Half The government has reduced the e-Tourist visa fees for foreign nationals for one-year to half -- from $80 to $40. Whereas, the fee for a five-year e-Tourist visa would be $80....
00:17, 2019-10-11

Rubio, Scott ask Trump to waive visa requirements for Bahamians Florida Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott asked President Donald Trump on Wednesday to waive some visa requirements for citizens of the Bahamas, which was devastated by Hurricane Dorian. In a letter to Trump, Rubio and Scott requested that the administration make it easier for citizens of the Bahamas...
09:00, 2019-09-05

Target's Vineyard Vines collection is being sold for double the original price on Ebay and Facebook after some customers expressed outrage at how quickly stock ran out Screenshot / Ebay / Benjamin Goggin Target started selling its Vineyard Vines collection over the weekend, and customers are complaining that certain styles and sizes quickly ran out. Many items can easily be located on resale platforms like Ebay and Facebook for double the original price. It's inc...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Cricket World Cup hit by second successive washout as Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka clash abandoned due to rain The Cricket World Cup suffered its second successive washout on Tuesday as the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled....
21:17, 2019-06-11

BAE Audio president Mark Loughman on analog versus digital, abandoned tech, and the NWO There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of BAE Audio. Despite being one of the most prestigious high-end audio gear manufacturers in the US, it doesn’t even have a Wikipedia entry. However, you’ve definitely heard music made using its gear. Everyone from The Who and Bootsy Collins to Snoop Dogg and...
03:17, 2019-08-09

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assaulted by a passenger on 21 April after she drove him to a gas station and back to his apartment.“He f...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Cleaners Find Abandoned Foetus Blocking Plane's Toilet In South Africa Cleaners found an abandoned foetus blocking the toilet of an plane in South Africa today, the domestic FlySafair airline said, prompting the offloading of passengers and a police investigation....
16:17, 2019-06-21

$3.7 million in cash discovered in abandoned boat in Puerto Rico, Border Patrol says Authorities followed a boat to the island’s coast and found five duffel bags containing $3.7 million in cash.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Buffalo police release surveillance video in case of abandoned boy found on porch Buffalo Police have released surveillance videos showing two men in possession of gas cans escorting a little boy away from a burning car—hours before the child was found abandoned on a woman’s porch....
08:34, 2019-09-21

Thousands of abandoned medical records found in deceased doctor's abortion clinics First, authorities discovered a spine-chilling 2,246 fetal remains in the Illinois garage of an abortion doctor after his death. Then, investigators found "thousands" of abandoned medical records across his abortion clinics in Indiana, the Indiana attorney general announced on Friday....
23:34, 2019-09-21

Hong Kong horse races, fireworks abandoned amid protest threat Hong Kong's Jockey Club canceled all races planned for Wednesday after pro-democracy protesters said they would target the Happy Valley racecourse where a horse part-owned by a pro-China lawmaker was due to run....
12:17, 2019-09-18

Read This: A tribute to the lost, dumb potential of Universal's abandoned Dark Universe Hollywood is, to borrow a term from sports, a copycat industry. Sustained success is so difficult to come by that anytime a studio does something right, others inevitably attempt to do the same thing. Very rarely, however, do those attempts at mimicry meet with anything approaching the success of th...
19:34, 2019-06-19

Haunting photos reveal what nuclear-disaster ghost towns look like years after being abandoned Kyodo News/Getty Images The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 transformed the city of Pripyat into a ghost town. Other towns have also been abandoned after nuclear disasters, and each is a skeleton of its former self, strewn with deserted cars and dilapidated buildings. Photos reveal what these p...
02:51, 2019-09-05

Alan Parsons talks about abandoned Pink Floyd album ‘Household Objects’ Instruments shminstruments. So said Pink Floyd when they set out to create an album of music made without instruments. The album, which followed their internationally acclaimed “Dark Side of the Moon,” was an avant-garde attempt that never saw the light of day, legendary producer Alan Pa...
23:34, 2019-09-13

Explorer gets attacked after hearing growling noises coming from attic of abandoned house A BRAVE explorer who heard creepy growling noises coming from the attic of an abandoned house quickly regretted venturing upwards to find what was there....
14:51, 2019-05-29

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Baby abandoned in airport bathroom finds family after 33 years. But mysteries remain No one claimed the abandoned baby boy, who was later adopted. Steve Hydes began his search 33 years after having his own children.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

Jofra Archer takes first Test wicket as England hit back before play is abandoned Just one session of play was possible on the third day of the Lord's but England cricket took advantage of helpful bowling conditions to pick up three Australian wickets before the rain arrived – with Jofra Archer making Cameron Bancroft his first Test scalp....
03:34, 2019-09-03

Currency Wars Real wars have guns, and trade wars are fought with weapons such as tariffs. Currency wars, on the other hand, are stealth battles — no country ever admits that it’s waging one. They surface when policy makers are accused of deliberately driving down exchange rates — or fixing them too low — to gain...
18:34, 2019-06-27

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

North Korea visitors no longer eligible for visa-free travel to U.S. Foreign passport holders who are eligible to visit the United States visa-free may no longer be able to do so under the United States' Visa Waiver Program....
12:51, 2019-08-07

India, China In Sri Lanka's Visa On Arrival Service Stopped After Bombing Sri Lanka on Wednesday included India and China in the free visa on arrival scheme to revive the country's tourism sector which witnessed a slump following the Easter Sunday bombings....
05:34, 2019-07-25

China Slams "Sinister Intentions" Of US Visa Curbs On Xinjiang Muslims Beijing on Wednesday decried a US decision to restrict visas for Chinese officials linked to the repression of Xinjiang Muslims and called on Washington to withdraw the measure....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt visa brokers....
20:34, 2019-08-16

Iran's Rouhani may cancel U.N. visit if U.S. visa not issued soon: state media Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his trip to New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations if the United States fails to issue visas for him and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in the next few hours, state media said on Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-09-18

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in 30 markets, with plans to expand to as many as 90 territories by the end of the year. According to a...
13:51, 2019-06-12

Venezuelans left stranded at Ecuador's border as visa rule comes into effect Ecuador's new visa restrictions left Venezuelans marooned at the border. Colombia's government criticized Quito's decision, saying it could boost human trafficking and put migrants at risk....
11:34, 2019-08-29

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied the visa he needed to attend. He's lived in Germany for 40 years....
04:34, 2019-07-06

President Donald Trump admits Poland to U.S. visa waiver program President Donald Trump has admitted Poland as a member of the U.S. State Department's Visa Waiver Program, which makes it easier for Polish citizens to travel to the United States....
00:17, 2019-10-05

Chinese Army Veteran Gets Visa To Visit Indian Wife, Children An 80-year-old Chinese army veteran, who was captured on the Indian side of the border in 1963 and later returned to China, has been granted visa to visit his Indian wife and children, officials said......
04:34, 2019-09-05

Pak Agrees To Visa-Free Access To Kartarpur, No "Anti-India Activities" India on Sunday handed over a dossier to Pakistan about individuals and organisations based in the neighbouring country which might try to disrupt pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, following......
06:51, 2019-07-15

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that 'passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark.'        ...
17:34, 2019-09-09

Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of a chess academy in New York who invited him to teach a summer camp there, said on Wednesday....
06:51, 2019-08-22

WRAPUP 5-U.S. visa move against China casts pall over talks to end trade war The United States on Tuesday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities, angering Beijing, but a U.S. official said high-level trade talks would still take place on Thursday and Friday as planned....
05:34, 2019-10-09

Hurricane Dorian: Evacuees removed from rescue ship in Bahamas over visa mix-up A group of people who survived Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas last week were removed from an evacuation ship late Sunday because they didn't have a valid visa to enter the United States, government officials said....
04:34, 2019-09-10

Visa Delays at Backlogged Immigration Service Strand International Students The Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has increased processing times for applications from international students seeking summer jobs, leaving hundreds stranded....
22:34, 2019-06-16

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a million deals with a kickoff set to begin at midnight PT...
20:17, 2019-06-27

India vs New Zealand abandoned as rain halts Cricket World Cup semi-final at Old Trafford India's Cricket World Cup semi-final clash with New Zealand will head into a second day after rain forced play to be abandoned without a result at Old Trafford on Tuesday....
00:51, 2019-07-10

Why You Should Always Pay in Local Currency When Traveling When you consider which credit card to apply for, you might first notice if a card has a signup bonus or offers a high rate of rewards. But if you plan to travel internationally, should look past the rewards and make sure you’re getting an increasingly common card benefit: zero foreign transaction f...
19:34, 2019-10-07

How to think about the future of digital currency It’s a common trope that cryptocurrency, digital currency, or digital assets are “disrupting the financial industry” and will usher in a new future of financial inclusion. That’s all well and good, but how can we imagine this future? If you’re interested in tackling questions like this, join us next...
15:34, 2019-09-27

'We are in a currency war, but nobody has admitted it,' strategist says Central banks are currently embroiled in a covert currency war which is causing stagnation in foreign exchange markets, according to Thanos Vamvakidis, the global head of G-10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Trump wants Poland added to State Department’s visa-free travel program President Trump on Friday announced that his administration will nominate Poland for the State Department’s Visa Waiver Program — which means Americans and Polish citizens could travel to one another’s countries with only their passports and not a visa as well. “Poland is a country, great peop...
20:34, 2019-10-04

Iran says its foreign minister will be attending the UN meeting in New York amid visa doubts The semi-official ISNA news agency says Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel on Friday. As host country of the U.N., the U.S. is required to issue the visas....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have stalled internships and summer jobs, the New York Times reported Sunday....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Delivery startup Rappi partners with Visa to offer pre-paid cards in Brazil Delivery startup Rappi is partnering with Visa Inc to offer a prepaid card linked to its digital wallet in Brazil, expanding the product's rollout from Mexico and Colombia, where Rappi was founded, executives from the two companies told Reuters....
03:00, 2019-06-20

Chinese Official Charged in Alleged Visa Scheme to Recruit U.S. Science Talent A Chinese government official and his allies allegedly tried to convince at least seven U.S. universities to sponsor visas for purported Chinese research scholars who in reality aimed to recruit American science talent, according to a Justice Department criminal complaint....
03:51, 2019-09-25

Give illegal immigrants a 10-year visa ‘immediately,’ 2020 Dem Hickenlooper says: report The estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. should be granted 10-year visas “immediately,” a Democrat seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination said Friday....
06:00, 2019-06-22

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over being denied visa extension....
19:00, 2019-05-26

Centre Asks UK To Protect Rights Of Indian Students, Resolve Visa Issues India today asked the United Kingdom to protect the rights of its students in the country and ensure that they do not face any visa-related difficulties. Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla......
17:00, 2019-09-30

Richard Carapaz misses Tour of Britain after failing to receive visa in time • Giro d’Italia winner was set to race for Movistar• Eight-stage race begins on Saturday in GlasgowRichard Carapaz, the Giro d’Italia winner and future Team Ineos cyclist, has been forced to withdraw from the 2019 Tour of Britain after failing to receive his visa in time.The 26-year-old had been set...
17:00, 2019-09-07

US May Deny Visa To Saudi Royal Family Members Over Human Rights Record Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the......
04:34, 2019-07-11

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....
07:17, 2019-07-15

Unborn Baby Dies While Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Border Into Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
15:51, 2019-07-14

United States imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over 'abuse' of Muslims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced visa restrictions on Chinese officials accused of being involved in the Asian nation's "detention and abuse" of its Muslim minority population....
18:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. Officials Reportedly Denied Another Visa Holder Entry Based on a Message He Received A second U.S. visa holder was denied entry to the U.S. over a message he had received, TechCrunch reported Monday. After Customs and Border Protection officials detained and questioned him for more than 15 hours, Dakhil, a Muslim and Pakistani national whose name was changed to protect his identity,...
00:51, 2019-09-03

U.S. declares China a currency manipulator The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday designated China as currency manipulator, a historic move that no White House had exercised since the Clinton administration. “Secretary Mnuchin, under the auspices of President Trump, has today determined that China is a Currency Manipulator,” the Treasury Dep...
17:51, 2019-08-07

Cboe SEF Launches Two New NDF Currency Pairs NEW YORK and LONDON – 17 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that its swap execution facility, Cboe SEF, has launched trading of U.S. Dollar (USD)/ Russian Ruble (RUB) and USD/Peruvian Sol (PEN) no...
14:32, 2019-05-21

‘It could get very serious’: Why some analysts fear a U.S.-China currency war Trump's trade actions may be responsible for lowering the value of renminbi, although the president lashed out against "currency manipulation" on Monday on Twitter....
13:51, 2019-08-07

How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
00:51, 2019-08-06

How Facebook can win the global currency battle Regulators, politicians, competition authorities and central bankers have all been outlining objections to the Libra project from the first day Facebook announced plans to let its 2.4 billion users exchange payments in a new virtual currency. Don’t be taken in. Facebook wants the burden of complianc...
19:51, 2019-08-29

U.S. Designates China as Currency Manipulator The U.S. Treasury labeled China as a currency manipulator after its central bank let the yuan depreciate, sharply escalating the trade conflict and stoking fears that the widening clash could disrupt America’s economy....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator It didn’t happen on day one of Donald Trump’s presidency, as he had vowed, but 2 1/2 years later he fulfilled one of his key campaign pledges: to have China officially branded a currency manipulator. The announcement by the U.S. Treasury Department, unusual in some respects, came hours after China a...
13:51, 2019-08-07

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
03:51, 2019-05-24

Exclusive: Fintech firm Revolut to hire 3500 staff in global push with Visa British-based digital banking app Revolut is set to hire around 3500 staff as it expands into 24 new markets thanks to a new global deal with payments giant Visa Inc, the two companies said on Monday....
18:34, 2019-09-30

Abandoned markets and empty cinemas: 11 photos show how ordinary people are being hit by Trump's sanctions on Iran, which are ramping up again Masoud Soheili/Business Insider President Donald Trump's administration has since last November imposed waves of sanctions on Iran's economy, aimed at crippling its leadership so badly that it acquiesces to US demands. But it's Iranian daily life that's suffering from the economic pressure. Inflati...
16:17, 2019-09-29

The Coming Currency War: Digital Money vs. the Dollar Central banks are getting closer to issuing their own digital currencies. If they do, the dollar might finally face real competition as the world’s dominant currency....
05:34, 2019-09-23

China's official digital currency is nearly ready As much as China frowns on cryptocurrency, it's happy to introduce its own form of virtual cash. The People's Bank of China has revealed that its digital currency "can now said to be ready" after five years of work. Don't expect it to mimic crypto,......
10:00, 2019-08-12

Why Hong Kong's Currency Is Still Rock Solid The Hong Kong government decided to peg its currency to the dollar during a time of turmoil to restore confidence. The exchange-rate system put in place then should once again weather the turmoil the city is facing....
00:34, 2019-09-21

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production crashing to its lowest level in more than three decades and led to a dire scarcity of foreign exchange. Inflation has accelerated to more than 50%, and...
14:17, 2019-08-20

China has no idea know when it will launch its digital currency Despite reports last month that China was readying itself to deploy its own government digital currency, it now seems the country is not so surefooted regarding the asset’s roll out. In a press conference in Beijing yesterday, The People’s Bank of China’s (PBoC) governor Yi Gang said that there is “...
16:34, 2019-09-25

What Makes China’s Currency a Weapon in the Trade War A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
22:34, 2019-08-05

US designates China as a 'concrete' currency manipulator Eugene Hoshiko/Getty; Reuters The US government determined that China is manipulating its currency. The US will engage with the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. China let the yuan weaken past the key 7-...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Global Currency Decline Bruises Investors Currencies around the world are tumbling to multiyear lows against the dollar, bruising investors’ portfolios and fanning the flames of a global trade war....
20:17, 2019-09-11

China's currency pain is Germany's gain A devaluation of China's currency during the ongoing trade war with the US may lead to more prosperity for Germany and the rest of the world, except the United States. But not much, an ifo report suggests....
12:17, 2019-10-08

Why the U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator and What It Means After a decade of flirting with the issue, the U.S. Treasury on Monday labeled China a currency manipulator, something the U.S. hadn’t done since 1994. Here is a look at what the action means, and why the Treasury Department acted now....
21:00, 2019-08-06

Currency provision won't be in Japan-U.S. trade deal: Aso Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that a currency provision won't be included in a Japan-U.S. bilateral trade deal that the two countries are aiming to conclude by the end of this month....
09:17, 2019-09-17

US: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has concerns that the new digital currency planned by Facebook could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism. (July 15)        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

China’s currency pain is Germany’s gain A devaluation of China’s currency during the ongoing trade war with the US may lead to more prosperity for Germany and the rest of the world, except the United States. But not much, an ifo report suggests....
01:34, 2019-10-08

Restrictions on Hard Currency Take Effect in Argentina (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Restrictions on access to dollars took effect in Argentina on Monday as the government tries to control a rapid loss of foreign reserves and an accelerating devalution of the currency. The measure says residents can’t buy more than $10,000 a month without perm...
14:17, 2019-09-03

Why China’s Rushing to Mint Its Own Digital Currency The People’s Bank of China is poised to become the first major central bank to issue a digital version of its currency, the yuan, seeking to keep up with -- and control of -- a rapidly digitizing economy. Unlike cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, though, dealing in the digital yuan won’t have any pre...
04:17, 2019-09-11

Next IMF chief must be 'ready to go to war' – trade and currency, strategist says The next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will have to deal with trade wars, currency manipulation and new digital currencies, a strategist told CNBC Monday....
18:01, 2019-07-31

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook claims will revolutionize cryptocurrency by making it stable and accessible to mainstream users. The premise behind Libra, Facebook said in a 12-page ...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begi...
14:00, 2019-07-16

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some grade-A American fast food....
19:00, 2019-06-05

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Services Hearing in Washington, D.C.Read more......
20:17, 2019-07-17

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Donald Trump attacks ECB for 'currency manipulation' Global trade war fears deepen after US president reopens EU spat after talk of new rate cut planDonald Trump has accused the European Central Bank (ECB) of unfairly manipulating the euro, further raising the stakes for Washington in its trade and diplomatic disputes around the world.The US president...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Emails show Border Force considered cancelling refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi's visa Newly released emails reveal chain of bureaucratic bungles that could have further endangered al-AraibiA trove of internal emails from within the home affairs department has revealed the Australian government considered cancelling the visa of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi after his wrongful de...
06:51, 2019-10-11

China Hints at Weaponizing Its Currency, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial system....
16:17, 2019-08-05

California Democrat says Facebook's currency may do more to endanger America than 9/11 Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus is grilled during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over the company's digital currency plans....
19:17, 2019-07-17

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
22:51, 2019-06-27

BOE's Carney Floats Idea of New, Virtual Reserve Currency Central banks should consider joining forces to create a virtual currency that could supplant the dollar’s role in the global economy, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney said, offering a novel solution to concerns about the greenback’s status as the world’s foremost reserve currency....
06:51, 2019-08-24

Iran slashes four zeroes from rial currency over inflation Iran is planning to remove four zeroes from its national currency, the rial, as the country struggles with soaring inflation. The oil-rich nation's economy has been hit hard by unilateral sanctions imposed by the US....
19:51, 2019-07-31

US Designates China A 'Currency Manipulator' As Trade War Rages The United States and China traded blows in an unrestrained economic conflict Monday that sent stock markets plunging and threatened to inflict significant damage on a weakening global economy....
13:51, 2019-08-06

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artificial intelligence, was “a giant on whose sh...
23:51, 2019-07-15

China Uses Currency as Weapon in Trade War, Rattling Markets Beijing’s willingness to let the renminbi weaken could signal a new phase in the U.S.-China trade war that might ripple through the global financial system....
22:34, 2019-08-05

US designates China a currency manipulator after yuan drop The US Treasury has designated China a currency manipulator following the devaluation of the yuan. According to the department, the yuan's steep drop gives China an unfair competitive advantage in international trade....
11:00, 2019-08-06

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued that currencies are "neither the hammer nor the nail" in efforts to reinvigorate economies....
23:17, 2019-08-21

China's new digital currency could encourage worldwide use of the yuan, says CEO China's plans for a digital currency could serve as a "foundation" for the yuan's internationalization, allowing it to be distributed across the globe, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire....
17:17, 2019-09-13

China is just getting started with using its currency as weapon in the trade war, analysts say The Chinese yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar in 11 years and could continue to fall as China and the United States escalate their trade dispute, analysts say....
18:00, 2019-08-05

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move that brings already tense relations between the two countries to a boil.On Monday, the US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, accused China of manipula...
06:51, 2019-08-06

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears that a protracted trade spat between the United States and China would spill over into a currency war....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data. “We know we need to ...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
04:34, 2019-05-24

The Latest: Lawmaker wants Facebook to suspend currency plan NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The head of the House Financial Services Committee wants Facebook to suspend plans for a new currency until Congress and regulators are able to study it more closely. In asking Facebook to put the Libra ...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
23:51, 2019-06-30

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as a source of concern....
13:17, 2019-05-29

China Puts Soothing Spin on Currency Move Chinese media played down Beijing’s abandonment of a former red-line in currency policy as they sought to reassure the country’s millions of small investors....
19:51, 2019-08-06

Currency In Circulation Jumps 17% To Over Rs 21 Lakh Crore In FY19: RBI The demand for the Rs 500 bill has soared the highest and now accounts for over 51 per cent of the value of currency in circulation, said the report....
17:00, 2019-08-30

China warns U.S. against labeling country as currency manipulator China said Wednesday a decision by the Trump administration to not label Beijing a currency manipulator is "in line with common sense" and warned Washington against "unilateral claims."...
21:51, 2019-05-29

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administration that Beijing's actions didn't meet the technical definition....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Italy's idea of a parallel currency gets a frosty response A proposal in Rome to issue small-denomination bonds to help pay back its debts could have disastrous consequences for the Italian economy, an analyst has told CNBC....
16:34, 2019-06-17

Steam disables payments in local Argentinian currency Steam is no longer accepting the Argentinian peso currency as the country deals with economic uncertainity and potential default on its IMF debt.Read More...
14:51, 2019-08-22

Facebook to postpone digital currency until regulators happy Facebook says it is willing to postpone its digital currency until it has satisfied the concerns of the US treasury and other regulators around the world....
00:00, 2019-07-17

China's currency is sending a warning signal about the trade war China's currency has been an important barometer for progress in U.S.-Chinese trade talks, and right now it's signaling things aren't going well....
15:51, 2019-05-21

How China, Branded a Currency Manipulator, Steers the Yuan The U.S. Treasury has labeled China a currency manipulator. This escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has rattled global markets, and investors are wondering how much further Beijing will let the yuan fall. Here’s a look at how China’s hybrid financial system works....
19:51, 2019-08-06

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under the Trump administration....
00:17, 2019-06-02

China firmly opposes currency manipulator label: PBOC China firmly opposes a U.S. decision to label it a currency manipulator, its central bank said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing has not used and will not use the yuan to cope with trade frictions with the world's biggest economy....
10:00, 2019-08-06

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan to Face Questions by Congress (WASHINGTON) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it’s shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve. Congress begins two d...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Facebook’s digital currency could gain traction in developing world The currency, Libra, provides a universal, stable currency that is easily transferrable between persons or businesses without involving setting up an entire payment infrastructure....
02:17, 2019-06-29

WRAPUP 8-U.S. designates China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war A yearlong U.S.-China trade war boiled over on Monday as Washington accused Beijing of manipulating its currency after China let the yuan drop to its lowest point in more than a decade....
03:34, 2019-08-06

China says U.S. currency manipulator labeling could cause chaos in financial markets China's central bank said on Tuesday that Washington's decision to label Beijing as a currency manipulator would "severely damage international financial order and cause chaos in financial markets"....
13:51, 2019-08-06

Lawmakers want to block tech giants from offering digital currency It's been one month since Facebook (and its partners) announced plans to launch Libra cryptocurrency. Already, US lawmakers are calling for Facebook to pause those plans. Now, some legislators want the company to stop altogether. According to Reuters......
23:17, 2019-07-15

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system......
09:00, 2019-07-17

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon as next year....
17:01, 2019-07-16

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
06:51, 2019-08-06

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations this month....
04:34, 2019-05-29

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move that brings already tense relations between the two countries to a boil.On Monday, the US treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, accused China of manipul...
07:51, 2019-08-06

Wake up, US Federal Reserve! China just showed how digital currency is done China's plan to launch a central bank-backed digital currency will have far-reaching consequences far outside the world of cryptocurrencies.Read More...
03:51, 2019-09-16

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools that have not already been employed in two years of trade negotiations with Beijing....
10:00, 2019-08-06

Supreme Court rejects case to remove ‘In God We Trust’ from US currency Show me the motto. The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove “In God We Trust,” the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury. Michael Newdow, the same activist attorney who tried to remove “under God” from the Pledge of All...
23:00, 2019-06-11

China Let Its Currency Sink to an 11-Year Low After Trump’s Trade Threats (BEIJING) — China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk “very seriously” about a war over trade and technology following tit-for-tat tariff hikes and Trump’s threat to order American companies to stop doing business with ...
21:17, 2019-08-26

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans: FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
23:17, 2019-06-02

Argentina: Macri imposes currency controls as peso spirals President Mauricio Macri's government has imposed foreign-exchange controls on Argentine exporters. A week of financial uncertainty has led to a sharp drop in the value of the peso....
19:17, 2019-09-02

UPDATE 3-Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns were addressed, piling further pressure on the controversial project....
20:51, 2019-07-10

From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works When economic freedoms are taken away, informal markets will always find new and ingenious ways to satisfy demand. By Richard DaviesWhen Wilbert Rideau was 19, in 1961, he killed a man in a bungled bank robbery. After being convicted and sentenced to death, he was sent to Louisiana State Penitentiar...
11:00, 2019-08-30

Argentina slaps controls on the peso as currency crisis grows Argentina is taking desperate action to keep dollars in the country as it tries to prop up its collapsing currency and avoid defaulting on its debt for the third time since 2000....
12:17, 2019-09-03

India Removed From US Currency Monitoring List, China Stays The US Treasury Department has removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners. It, however, continued to keep China on its watch list, while urging the Asian nation to take......
07:34, 2019-05-29

Argentine Peso Strengthens Against Dollar After Currency Controls Introduced The Argentine peso gained against the dollar after the government announced measures on Sunday to try to slow an outflow of the currency amid a crisis of confidence....
05:51, 2019-09-03

UPDATE 4-Argentine markets take another hit after currency controls stoke uncertainty Argentina's international bonds fell to record lows on Monday and peso got slapped down again after President Mauricio Macri imposed capital controls on Sunday after announcing the government would "re-profile" its debt by extending maturities....
19:17, 2019-09-02

Argentine markets split after currency controls stoke uncertainty Argentina's international dollar and euro-denominated bonds fell to record lows on Monday and the official peso diverged from the black market after President Mauricio Macri imposed capital controls on Sunday as the country's debt crisis spirals....
17:17, 2019-09-02

U.S. Weighs Letting Companies Seek New Penalties Over Currency Manipulation U.S. companies would be able to seek penalties against foreign competitors they say benefit from artificially weak currencies, under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Facebook in talks with U.S. derivatives regulator over digital currency plans -FT Facebook Inc is in talks with the U.S. derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the social media company's plans for a digital currency, the Financial Times reported on Sunday https://www.ft.com/content/3b2084fe-83c6-11e9-b592-5fe435b57a3b....
03:51, 2019-06-03

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the US – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S.        ...
13:17, 2019-06-03

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
02:34, 2019-07-04

Trump Accuses China of Currency Manipulation as Yuan Value Decreases (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump accused China of manipulating its currency after Beijing let the yuan fall to a politically sensitive level against the U.S. dollar for the first time in 11 years. The move raised concern that China could use its currency as a weapon in a trade war with Wa...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
03:00, 2019-06-20

US stocks plunge as China turns to currency to fight trade war Wall Street was a sea of red Monday morning as China ramped up its arsenal in the continuing trade war between the US and China. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 600 points after Monday’s open in response to China allowing its yuan to sink to an all-time low against the US dollar.....
18:00, 2019-08-05

McDonald's to accept foreign currency in the U.S. – just for three hours on this one day McDonald's will accept foreign currency on Thursday from 2-5 p.m. local time to mark the launch of its Worldwide Favorites Menu in the U.S.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Apple chief weighs in against setting up digital currency Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook has weighed in against launching an Apple cryptocurrency, saying in remarks published on Thursday that companies should not be trying to gain power by establishing competing currencies....
01:34, 2019-10-04

Facebook Called Before US Senate Panel Over Digital Currency Project Facebook's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the US Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the......
05:34, 2019-06-20

China is following Facebook’s playbook to issue a centralized digital currency China‘s upcoming state-controlled digital currency is to be similar to Facebook‘s proposed coin, which makes total sense, because Libra isn’t really a cryptocurrency. Mu Changchun, deputy director of payments at China‘s central bank, explained the country was issuing its digital currency “to protect...
17:34, 2019-09-06

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field should be made even....
18:17, 2019-06-10

Here's how oil and currency markets might react to Trump's surprise tariff hike Kevin Book of ClearView Energy Partners and Joseph Trevisani, senior analyst at FXStreet, join "Squawk Box" to check in on how oil and currencies are trading....
23:00, 2019-08-02

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cables....
21:51, 2019-07-14

‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive results....
20:51, 2019-08-08

Argentines wait at banks to withdraw cash as currency controls kick in In the early hours of Monday morning in Buenos Aires, before banks had opened their doors, winding lines of customers waited to withdraw savings after Argentina's government imposed capital controls restricting dollar purchases and transfers....
05:51, 2019-09-03

ICICI Bank Deploys Robotic Arms To Count Currency Notes These Robotic Arms are currently functioning at Mumbai, and Sangli (Maharashtra), New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mangaluru (Karnataka), Jaipur, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Raipur, Siliguri and Varanasi,......
16:00, 2019-08-28

Global Central Bank Shift Eases Drag on Chinese Currency Shifts toward easier monetary policy by central banks in the U.S. and Europe have reduced some of the downward pressure building on China’s currency....
19:34, 2019-06-22

Years of forex market calm sends currency funds to the wall The Chinese yuan's tumble is stirring hopes of a long-awaited volatility boost for forex markets but any rise will be too late for the currency funds that have shut down this year, and it may be too small to hold out much hope for those that remain....
18:00, 2019-09-06

Argentina Restricts Access to Foreign Currency to Stave Off Financial Crisis The imposition of currency controls is a remarkable about-face for Argentina’s president, who was elected on the promise of liberalizing the economy....
03:00, 2019-09-03

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States....
21:51, 2019-07-03

US stocks claw back after disastrous Monday as China stabilizes currency A day after the S&P 500 experienced its largest decline of the year, stocks have bounced back a bit, thanks in part to China stabilizing its currency.        ...
23:00, 2019-08-06

U.S. Chamber sees possible U.S.-China currency agreement, tariff hike delay Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators are working towards an "early harvest" of confidence-building agreements that could forestall further U.S. tariffs, including an agreement to avoid currency manipulation, a senior U.S. Chamber of Commerce official said on Thursday....
21:17, 2019-10-10

France fears Facebook's digital currency will bring 'considerable disruption' Facebook has been warned that it will not be allowed to launch its planned digital currency in Europe so long as concerns remain that it could destabilise the global financial market....
17:17, 2019-09-12

Trade war fears escalate as China currency sinks and stocks slump Global shares fell sharply amid concerns that Beijing is using the yuan as a weapon in an escalating tariff war with U.S. President Donald Trump.       ...
14:51, 2019-08-05

Ex-Fed gov: Central bankers shouldn't cut rates again despite China using currency as trade weapon Larry Lindsey, president and CEO of the Lindsey Group and a former Fed governor, says central bankers should not cut rates again despite China using its currency as a trade weapon....
21:51, 2019-08-05

U.S., China strike partial trade deal on agricultural purchases, currency The United States and China agreed on Friday to the first phase of a trade deal covering agricultural purchases, currency and some aspects of intellectual property protections, and averting a threatened tariff hike, but President Donald Trump said more needed to be negotiated....
23:17, 2019-10-11

China Central Bank "Resolutely Opposed" To US Currency Manipulator Label China's central bank said Tuesday it is "resolutely opposed" to the US labeling Beijing a currency manipulator as trade tensions surge between the world's two biggest economies....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Supreme Court rejects atheists' attempt to scrub 'In God We Trust' off US currency The Supreme Court rejected an atheist case Monday to remove "In God We Trust," the national motto, from all coins and currency from the Department of Treasury....
23:51, 2019-06-10

China media says U.S. 'destroying international order', after currency-manipulator branding China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday that the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator in a rapidly escalating trade dispute....
10:00, 2019-08-06

Treasury yields tick higher after US labels China a 'currency manipulator' U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning, as investors flocked to safer assets amid rapidly intensifying tensions between the world's two largest economies....
12:34, 2019-08-06

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Association....
20:00, 2019-06-28

'Exemplary parents': 2 gay penguins have adopted an abandoned egg in Berlin Zoo Skipper and Ping, the two male emperor penguins, have taken in an abandoned egg. Zookeepers say they've been "acting like exemplary parents."        ...
17:51, 2019-08-13

Mario Andretti at abandoned Nazareth Speedway: ‘It’s not a happy reunion’ As the 50th anniversary of his Indianapolis 500 victory approaches, Mario Andretti take us back to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 2020 and allow the platform’s billions of users across the globe to make financial transactions online...
15:51, 2019-06-18