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KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for 5 years

U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for 5 years

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KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for five years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....
11:34, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Springer family, KKR considering bid to take Axel Springer private - Bloomberg The Springer family and private equity investor KKR are considering a bid to take German publishing house Axel Springer private, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing a person familiar with the matter....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Springer family, KKR considering bid to take Axel Springer private The Springer family and KKR, the private equity investor, are considering a bid to take German publishing house Axel Springer private, Bloomberg News said in a tweet on Wednesday....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed as offensive Ed...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Aretha Franklin’s Sons Debate Whether New Will Is Valid When the singer died last year, her family thought she had no will. But documents have surfaced that detail a specific plan on how to distribute her estate....
02:17, 2019-05-25

KKR Swoops for Axel Springer Stake Axel Springer reached an agreement with KKR for the private-equity firm to buy out its minority shareholders in a deal valuing the German media company at $7.7 billion....
12:51, 2019-06-12

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
12:51, 2019-05-26

Axel Springer Shares Surge on KKR Bid Talks Shares in German media giant Axel Springer surged after the company said it was in talks with private-equity firm KKR about a potential strategic investment that could privatize the publisher of some of Europe’s biggest newspapers....
13:51, 2019-05-30

KKR offers 40% premium to buy out Axel Springer minorities Funds controlled by U.S. private equity investor KKR on Wednesday offered 63 euros a share to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer in a deal agreed with the German publisher's main shareholders....
11:34, 2019-06-12

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not ...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Axel Springer to merge Business Insider, eMarketer in 2020 Axel Springer, the German publisher, said on Thursday it would combine the operations of its two main U.S. units, millennial-focused financial news site Business Insider and market researcher eMarketer....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Springer, Daily Mail prod European stocks higher Jumps for two of Europe's biggest newspaper publishers helped European stocks gain early on Thursday, recovering from a more than 3-month closing low a day earlier as trade concerns continued to weigh on stock markets....
10:17, 2019-05-30

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
23:34, 2019-06-19

Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrews’ new First Second graphic novel, This Was Our Pa...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
22:34, 2019-06-19

Trump slams NYT story on Mexico pact as a ‘FRAUD’ and ‘hit job’ President Trump slammed The New York Times on Monday over an article on the administration’s immigration deal with Mexico that he called a “FRAUD” and a “hit job” -- while also warning that if Mexico's legislature does not approve the pact, he will move anew to impose tariffs....
15:51, 2019-06-10

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from First Lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring licensed social workers to serve public schools. “I’ve been consistently concerned with the number of Thriv...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
18:34, 2019-06-10

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer: Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
07:17, 2019-06-16

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
12:34, 2019-06-15

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
23:17, 2019-06-09

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resource Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
21:17, 2019-06-07

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
20:51, 2019-06-09

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
14:00, 2019-06-10

Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers trying to move ahead on Mexico, Canada trade pact U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers made clear to Mexican officials they wanted to move forward with the new North American trade agreement....
20:51, 2019-06-05

Canada Introduces Legislation to Ratify North American Trade Pact Canada’s Liberal government introduced legislation that would ratify the revised version of the North American free-trade pact, moving ahead less than two weeks after the Trump administration lifted tariffs on the country’s steel and aluminum exports....
10:51, 2019-05-30

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Iran to Breach Terms of Nuclear Deal, Putting Pact at Risk Iran said it would exceed limits on its enriched-uranium stockpiles before the end of this month, days after the U.S. accused Tehran of orchestrating a second set of attacks on tankers near a vital global-shipping route....
17:34, 2019-06-17

Battle erupts over NYT report calling Mexico immigration pact a mirage A weekend news report claiming the U.S. immigration pact with Mexico was a hodge-podge of recycled ideas that America's southern neighbor had already agreed to is coming under fresh criticism, as the Trump administration denies it and a separate report challenges the claims. ...
18:17, 2019-06-11

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for final approval of the pact....
17:34, 2019-06-19

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
22:17, 2019-06-19

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last year, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the semi-official Fars news agency on Monday....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Riot Games and State Farm extend League of Legends esports pact to 2021 The extension comes only a year after State Farm first started sponsoring the game's esports tournaments. Other sponsors include Alienware and Mastercard.Read More...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step, the Washington Post reported....
22:34, 2019-05-30

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-liter V6 mounted in the center and all-wheel drive....
21:00, 2019-05-24

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Do you consider your home a great investment? Think again Your home may be many things. A place to raise your family. An opportunity to put down roots. But one thing it is not is a great investment, according to expert Jonathan Clements....
16:34, 2019-05-22

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
15:17, 2019-06-14

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the task easier....
20:17, 2019-06-04

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Check Your Investment Portfolio Once a Month It’s a refrain you’ve heard here before: Stop checking your investments. Let the market do its thing. Remain somewhat blissfully unaware. Trust that your nest egg will grow....
21:17, 2019-05-29

How Woodford Investment's bets took a bad turn When Neil Woodford left the fund management giant Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own company, he was without doubt Britain's most-garlanded asset manager....
18:17, 2019-06-04

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing......
11:17, 2019-06-07

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

The democratization of AI: Why it’s time to make the investment Any hesitation about jumping on the AI train can be put to rest. You can now integrate AI and machine learning without hiring a team of data scientists.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

This Investment Straddles "A $1 Trillion Powder Keg" Did you know that Enron's bonds enjoyed an "investment grade" rating just four days before it went bankrupt? Unfortunately true. And, today, other companies and their bonds sit atop "a $1 trillion powder keg." Learn why......
14:38, 2019-05-21

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and conditions still at the top of the agenda....
07:17, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
02:34, 2019-05-26

Baby Boomer vs. Millennial Investment Smackdown Owning a basket of stocks that caters to young people with growing spending power sounds better than one focused on those heading for retirement, but the price may not be right....
16:01, 2019-06-06

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
06:51, 2019-06-03

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their global footprint....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, part of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Investment Grade Bonds Keep Chugging Along - Which Is Important For Equities A quick update on the investment grade bond market, an explanation of recent weakness and why the strength in this market should continue to support large cap stocks....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the impact of trade clashes between Washington and Beijing. In a weekend meeting with top Samsu...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked with developing “cutting-edge” electric vehicle b...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
01:51, 2019-05-29

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as businesses, said on Monday it had received a $110 million investment from IGP Capital....
19:34, 2019-06-17

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Conference that CBOE has made a majority equity investment in Vest, an investment advisor that provides options-centric products. Previous investors in V...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment Australia will soon offer millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure projects in the Pacific, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as part of its efforts to undercut Chinese influence....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Investment Week website suffers data leak Thousands of readers of a major UK financial news sites may have had their personal data leaked after the site suffered a major data breach.As many as 330,000 financial buffs may have had their details revealed after the Investment Week website was found to be failing to protect user details securel...
19:34, 2019-05-28

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
18:34, 2019-06-19

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-14

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change Europe sought to increase the flow of money into businesses that tackle climate change on Tuesday with the publication of European Commission guidelines on what qualifies an investment as environmentally friendly....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
14:00, 2019-05-31

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage and China looms large....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
00:17, 2019-06-05

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Infineon expects to keep investment grade rating after Cypress deal Infineon Technologies expects to keep its investment grade credit rating after its 9 billion euro ($10 billion) agreed acquisition of U.S. Cypress Semiconductor, Chief Financial Officer Sven Schneider said on Monday....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Cboe Marks Third Anniversary of Target Outcome Investment Benchmarks McLean, Virginia -- April 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) and Cboe Vest Financial, an investment manager that focuses on targeted investment strategies, recently celebrated the third anniversary of the launch of Cboe’s Target Outcome benchmark indexes. The fast-growing Target Outcome inv...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:34, 2019-06-14

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
11:00, 2019-05-28

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-05-28

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
12:17, 2019-06-17

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer James Investment Research to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 20, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer James Investment Research, Inc. to the Cboe ETF Marketplace with the launch of one fund....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but will continue to work there for now....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth....
09:34, 2019-06-18

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effect the streaming giant will “rethink our entire investment” in the production-hub state. Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, said in a state...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Better training ‘a necessary and strategic investment’ in peacekeeping that saves lives: Guterres Better training for peacekeepers being deployed to increasingly hostile environments is a “necessary and strategic” investment which can also save lives, the UN Secretary-General told Security Council members on Tuesday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
06:00, 2019-06-10

BMW: no change to North America investment plans after Trump tariff threat BMW will maintain its investment plans for the North American region despite threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican exports to the United States, a board member of the German carmaker said on Thursday....
16:34, 2019-06-06

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S. during state visit to Tokyo Trump also promoted the U.S. under his leadership, saying “there’s never been a better time” to invest or do business in America, and he urged corporate leaders to come....
17:34, 2019-05-25

Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold's chief executive said on Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-05-22

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
19:34, 2019-05-22

Trump digs at Japan for 'substantial' trade advantage and calls for more investment in US The president's state visit comes amid tensions with carmaker Toyota over potential auto tariffs. Trump has repeatedly threatened Japanese and European carmakers with tariffs....
16:01, 2019-05-25

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
09:51, 2019-05-25

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
10:17, 2019-05-28

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
19:51, 2019-05-28

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
05:17, 2019-06-10

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050....
13:34, 2019-06-04

Mexico says North American trade deal could double investment in 2019 Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that ratification of a new North American trade deal could double foreign investment in the country in 2019, as uncertainty would be reduced....
02:34, 2019-05-31

New federal tax rules create advantage for real estate investment trusts As Generation X and millennials inherit their baby boomer parents' assets amid the so-called Great Wealth Transfer, some will look to invest it in rental property to generate income....
16:17, 2019-06-18

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-21

CBOE Introduces First in Series of Indexes Designed to Target Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL -- April 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Buffer Protect Indexes,” the first in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks that are designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Bank of America adds human option to enhance robo investment offerings Bank of America Corp is rolling out a new wealth management product that combines automated portfolios with human advice, becoming the latest brokerage to seek to boost business by blending digital......
16:34, 2019-06-03

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says Mexico's budget reasonable, urges investment Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Thursday that Mexico's government is being very careful with the budget, saying the budget was "reasonable", and said the country needs a lot of private investment....
01:34, 2019-05-24

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 4-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticises trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiators were trying to even out in a bilateral deal....
02:51, 2019-05-26

Alibaba plans bumper $20 billion HK listing to boost investment war chest: sources Alibaba is considering raising as much as $20 billion through a listing in Hong Kong, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, lining up a second blockbuster deal following its 2014 record $25 billion float in New York....
09:00, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were trying to even out....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Serial entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk reveals the investment secret that made him millions Gary Vaynerchuk, an early investor in Tumblr, Twitter and Snap, says he has made millions investing instinctively by zeroing in on brands he truly likes and understands. It's also important to be patient and have a long-term view, he says....
00:51, 2019-05-31

U.S.-based investment-grade bond funds end weekly 2019 inflow streak -Lipper Investors' appetite for risk took a break in the latest week as various asset classes saw net cash withdrawals, against the backdrop of the lingering U.S.-China trade war....
01:01, 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-Bank of America adds human option to enhance robo investment offerings Bank of America Corp is rolling out a new wealth management product that combines automated portfolios with human advice, becoming the latest brokerage to seek to boost business by blending digital with personalized financial planning....
22:51, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based investment-grade bond funds end weekly inflows streak -Lipper U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds posted their first weekly outflow since mid-January as the United States and China continued to clash over trade, souring sentiment across financial markets. According to Refinitiv's Lipper research service data on Thursday, U.S.-based investment-...
01:01, 2019-05-24

Alibaba reshuffles management; chief financial officer to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
10:51, 2019-06-18

Private banking architects: Mary Callahan Erdoes – broadening clients’ investment horizons Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan speaks to Euromoney about being the port in the storm during the financial crisis and opening up the private wealth market to the whole investment industry....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank Investment-Banking Chief Ritchie Could Depart as 'Tough Cutbacks' Look Set to Bite Deutsche Bank executives have discussed the potential departure of investment-banking chief Garth Ritchie, who has come under fire from investors for dismal results....
23:17, 2019-05-27

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-05-28

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Bank of America adds human option to enhance robo investment offerings Bank of America Corp is rolling out a new wealth management product that combines automated portfolios with human advice, becoming the latest brokerage to seek to boost business by blending digital with personalized financial planning....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as investors ditch stocks: BAML Investors plowed a record $12.3 billion into investment grade bond funds and ditched equities over the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as worries over trade tensions and the......
12:34, 2019-06-07

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside UN Messenger of Peace, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma in the Austrian capital, Vienna. ...
20:17, 2019-05-27

What Years and Years gets right about the future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
15:00, 2019-06-17

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany's biggest lender, whose shares hit a record low....
19:00, 2019-05-23

Deutsche Bank CEO prepares investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive said on Thursday that he was ready to make "tough cutbacks" to its investment bank, whose future is in doubt after several failed restructurings....
11:51, 2019-05-23

Deutsche Bank CEO Signals More Cuts to Investment Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing signaled Deutsche Bank will shrink its investment bank as it struggles to stabilize the business and regain support from investors who have pushed its shares to record lows....
02:34, 2019-05-24

3 reasons real estate is a lousy retirement investment: Location, location, location Profiting from a home purchase is hard and unpredictable. Don't bet on it as your chief retirement investment.       ...
19:51, 2019-06-09

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE (CBSX) VOLUME TOPS 3 BILLION SHARES TRADED DURING 2008Growth in Volume, Listings and Participation; 2008 Highlights Include Lime Brokerage Investment, Functionality to Facilitate Automated Stock and Options Orders Chicago, January 15, 2009 - The CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that more than three billion shares were traded at the Exchange during 2008, its first full year of trading.The Exchange, now 22 months old, had sustained growth in trading volume and the number of trades executed and continu...
03:17, 2019-05-23

R. Kelly through the years Grammy winner R. Kelly is facing growing backlash over shocking allegations of sexual assault revived by Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" docu-series.        ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

USWNT highlights through the years Take a look at images through the years of the U.S. women's national soccer team, winners of three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-04

How the Galaxy S has changed through the years From the first 4-inch Galaxy S in 2010 to 2019's 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's flagship has changed a lot over the years.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Russia's Ozon may consider IPO in two years - CEO Russian online retailer Ozon may consider an initial public offering (IPO) in two years once it has increased its share of the Russian e-commerce market, boosted sales growth and improved infrastructure, its chief executive said....
20:00, 2019-06-06

This Is The Most Entertaining The Lakers Have Been In Years Now THIS is the kind of story fantasists are asking for, and there isn’t as much as a matchbook in sight. There is an attempt here by several people of power and influence to seize the Los Angeles Lakers, and though you may wish this kind of plot turn concerned a team relevant enough to actively hat...
16:17, 2019-05-21

‘Shaft’ style 48 years later: Can you dig it? He’s been shot at and knifed, but the way to really get on John Shaft’s bad side is to dress like crap. The legendary private eye personifies street cool with an impressive array of hard-boiled jackets, tightfitting trousers and fly headgear. It’s no exaggeration to say he’s become one of cine...
04:17, 2019-06-14

‘Oh! Calcutta!’ at 50: Still Naked After All These Years John Lennon and Sam Shepard wrote sketches. The cast was unclothed. And it went on to a two-decade Broadway run. An oral history of one of theater’s unlikeliest hits....
21:34, 2019-06-17

I saw my father kill himself when I was nine years old Traumatic memories can condemn you to reliving the past over and over. It may be useful, says Annalisa Barbieri, to seek professional helpI am a 17-year-old orphan. When I was growing up, my father was my rock, a gentle, caring single parent. He struggled with mental illness (I found out after he di...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Cloud computing could look quite different in a few years In five or 10 years, almost all businesses could operate primarily from the cloud. But the cloud itself will have changed from what we see today.Read More...
17:51, 2019-06-03

Cuba Gooding Jr. through the years Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged June 13 with "forcible touching" involving an accusation he groped a woman in a bar. The actor through the years.        ...
04:51, 2019-06-14

Anthony Davis through the years A look at the career of NBA superstar Anthony Davis, from Kentucky to the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers.       ...
17:17, 2019-06-16

12-year-old boy still missing after 28 years TUCSON – It has been 28 years since 12-year-old Jimmy Hendrickson disappeared. Every year since he went missing, his sister Tammy Tacho, releases balloons on June 12, the day he vanished. Authorities said on June 11, 1991, Hendrickson spent the night at the home of a relative of his babysitter...
21:51, 2019-06-13

The Jack Johnson interview – 109 years on Ian Parsons unearths a jewel from the Boxing News archives as Jack Johnson recalls the 'Fight of the Century' against Jim Jeffries The post The Jack Johnson interview – 109 years on appeared first on Boxing News....
19:01, 2019-06-10

Nearly Six Years Later, GTA Online's Casino Has Been Updated If you head down to the casino in Grand Theft Auto Online today, you’ll see that some changes have been made. After nearly six years, it seems the vacant and unused casino is being updated, and, according to data miners, more changes are coming....
18:51, 2019-06-06

An Andretti Is Still Driving for Another Indy 500 Win, 50 Years Later Mario Andretti’s Indianapolis 500 win in 1969 remains the only one for three generations of Andrettis. Marco Andretti, who nearly won his debut, is the family’s last active driver....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
23:34, 2019-05-21

One of UK's most wanted men arrested in Malta after 16 years on the run Christopher Guest More Jr left the country shortly after the murder of Brian Waters in 2003One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Malta over the brutal killing of a man at a remote Cheshire farmhouse after 16 years on the run. Continue reading......
19:51, 2019-06-08

Trump says his UK visit was the most fun Queen had in 25 years President Trump insisted Friday that Queen Elizabeth II had more yucks with him during his state visit to the UK than she’s had in more than two decades. “I have such a great relationship, and we were laughing and having fun. And her people said she hasn’t had so much fun in 25 years. Then......
23:17, 2019-06-14

High Line celebrates 10 years with new art The popular elevated High Line park in Manhattan is expanding with a new section, called the Spur, which includes an open plaza with space for large artwork. (June 5)        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy 75 years later: 'I'd go up and do it all again' Engines throbbing, C-47 transport planes dropped group after group of parachutists, a couple of hundred in all - including a 97-year-old D-Day veteran, Tom Rice....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Four Years Ago Trump Was Seen as a Sideshow. Now He Is the Show. The 2020 election will be a test — not just of the man but of his country. Was President Trump’s victory the last time around a historical fluke or a genuine reflection of America in the modern age?...
04:17, 2019-06-18

30-plus years of HyperCard, the missing link to the Web The Computer Lab's Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard stack (credit: Beyond Cyberpunk!) Update: It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. Many will spend that time relaxing or traveling with family, but maybe someone will dust off their old MacIntosh and fi...
18:51, 2019-05-25

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. They were honoring the airborne soldiers who jum...
09:17, 2019-06-06

Lewis Hamilton can "definitely" race another five years in F1 Lewis Hamilton believes he can "definitely" race for another five years in Formula 1, as he fears he would "squander" the opportunity to improve his record if he stopped earlier...
21:17, 2019-06-02

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma from Europe and Italian reporters ask their English ...
12:34, 2019-05-25

The First New Lotus in 11 Years Will Be Unveiled next Month The 71-year-old British sports car maker has a new electric hypercar coming next month. We already know that it is called the Type 130, as it was made official at the Shanghai Auto Show a couple of months ago. When the new car is unveiled on July 16th, it will become the first new car Lotus has prod...
19:51, 2019-06-01

Woman gets 7 years for trying to lure 14-year boy for sex Court paperwork details an extensive online sexual relationship between 33-year-old Lisa Corn and a 14-year-old Fountain Hills boy. (Photo: MCSO) via 12 News PHOENIX (AP) — A 34-year-old Phoenix woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for trying to lure a 14-year-old into having sex with h...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Air quality in the US is getting worse after years of improvement After decades of improvement, America’s air may not be getting any cleaner. Over the last two years, the nation had more polluted air days than just a few years earlier, federal data shows. While it remains unclear whether this is the beginning of a trend, health experts say it’s troubling to see ai...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Can I buy a future-proof laptop to last 10 years? Ed wants to buy a Windows laptop that will last as long as possible, and is willing to pay up to £2,000I want to buy a Windows laptop that is as future-proof as possible. I have been looking at ones with at least a Core i7 processor, 16GB of memory, USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports and a 13-14in high-resol...
13:17, 2019-05-30

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super-saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run reworking of the 616bhp M5 Competition. The BMW M5 Edition 35 Years features the same tuned version of th...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Nigeria's Buhari signals four more years like the last Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years including an improved economy and new infrastructure....
18:17, 2019-06-12

What Tiananmen Square protests mean 30 years later The enduring symbol of the Tiananmen Square protests for Chinese democracy, whose bloodiest stretch began 30 years ago Tuesday, remains the photo of a lone man defiantly blocking a column of tanks. But a recently unearthed shot illustrates the grim reality of the months-long protests, which left hun...
07:01, 2019-06-04

Serial Rapist Sentenced To 274 Years NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A serial rapist in Arizona with ties to Kentucky has been handed a 274-year prison sentence for raping seven women. Nathan Loebe was found guilty in February of 20 counts, ranging from stalking to kidnapping to sexual assault. Loebe was wanted on similar charges in...
11:51, 2019-05-22

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K bug was about to start sending satellites crashing down to earth. Times were simpler back then. We ha...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales.        ...
09:34, 2019-05-31

'Kai the Hitchhiker' gets 57 years for beating man to death A man who gained internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" has been sentenced to 57 years in prison for the beating death of a New Jersey man....
23:17, 2019-05-30

The Best Moisturizers with SPF Will Preserve Your Good Looks for Years to Come Sun protection is crucial and a moisturizer that contains SPF is an easy way to make it a daily habit. GQ’s Best Stuff has the best for every skin type and budget....
11:17, 2019-05-31

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have sex with strangers, left her alone in hotel rooms a...
16:00, 2019-06-04

FDI Inflows Down 1% In 2018-19, First Decline In Six Years Last time it was in 2012-13 when foreign inflows had registered a contraction of 36 per cent to $22.42 billion compared to $35.12 billion in 2011-12....
19:34, 2019-05-28

On D-Day beach, 75 years on, awed son follows in dad's steps Exactly 75 years — almost to the minute — after his dad battled his way through the carnage that was Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944, Randall Atanay kicked off his shoes and waded into the chill waters, so cleansing and still, that had run red when his father, an army medic, tended the dy...
21:00, 2019-06-06

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Germany's 'gay' Paragraph 175 abolished 25 years ago When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a history of persecution in West and East Germany....
17:17, 2019-06-11

EU election: Turnout highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
06:00, 2019-05-27

In Meeting With Top Bureaucrats, PM Gives Out A Goal For Next 5 Years Thanking bureaucrats for their work which helped his government win a second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that improving the "ease of living" of people in the country will be the main......
00:34, 2019-06-11

Remember the iPod? Apple just released the first new one in four years The (old) new iPod touch. [credit: Apple ] Apple has updated the iPod touch for the first time since July 2015. Today, the company refreshed the device with its A10 system-on-a-chip (which ...
03:00, 2019-05-29

| WATCH: D-Day veterans parachute into Normandy 75 years later D-Day veterans Harry Read, 95, and Jock Hatton, 94, recreate their parachute landing in Sonneville, France 75 years after their WW2 arrival. WATCH NOW....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Chinese tourism to US drops for first time in 15 years After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the US is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the US fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which ...
21:17, 2019-05-28

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard announced the game would be transitioning to a free-to-play model, offering significant portions of th...
17:34, 2019-05-21

NYPD Apologizes for Stonewall 50 Years Too Late On Thursday, New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neill offered the department’s first official apology for the violence the force infamously inflicted on LGBTQ New Yorkers at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago....
01:51, 2019-06-07

D-Day veteran, 97, parachutes into Normandy again – 75 years later Tom Rice, 97, parachuted into Normandy in 1944 during the original D-Day operation. In 2019, 75 years later, he recreated the jump alongside others.        ...
15:51, 2019-06-06

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
21:34, 2019-06-07

Apple releases first new iPod Touch in 4 years It's the first new model since 2015, featuring larger storage options, group FaceTime and Augmented Reality apps. The new Touch starts at $199.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Tasca races to first Funny Car victory in nearly 7 years Bob Tasca III raced to his first Funny Car victory in nearly seven years, beating 70-year-old John Force in the final round of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway        ...
07:34, 2019-06-18

Ayesha Curry through the years: Her life in photos Ayesha Curry recently made waves on "Red Table Talk," where she told Jada Pinkett Smith how it makes her feel when women fawn over her famous husband.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

From the coolest seasonal weather in over 100 years to 100 degrees It was a close call for triple digits on Thursday in Tucson. The top temp recorded at the airport was 99 degrees. That’s the hottest day we’ve seen in Tucson since September 27th, 2018 when we also reached this value. This is just the beginning of what promises to be the biggest heat wav...
08:34, 2019-06-07

Ex-Cop In US Gets Over 12 Years In Jail For Killing Of Australian Woman A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced Friday to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
20:51, 2019-06-07

Veterans mark exactly 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at dawn on th...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded guilty in Kane County Circuit Court to possession ...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Australia Cuts Rates for the First Time in Nearly Three Years Australia became the largest developed economy to cut interest rates in 2019, lowering borrowing costs for the first time in nearly three years to offset the effects of global trade tensions and a slowdown in China....
12:00, 2019-06-04

Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters' goals further away than ever Three decades after China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators' original goals further away than ever....
02:51, 2019-06-02

‘Kai the Hitchhiker’ gets 57 years for New Jersey lawyer’s murder One-time Internet sensation “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” was sentenced Thursday to 57 years in prison for beating a prominent New Jersey lawyer to death in 2013. Caleb “Kai” McGillivary, 30, was found guilty last month of first-degree murder for killing 73-year-old Joseph Galfy ...
06:51, 2019-05-31

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
02:34, 2019-06-04

100 years on: the pictures that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photographs of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arrived at the remote west African island of Príncipe. He was there to witness and record one of the m...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Kentucky woman reunited with dog missing for 4 years ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman who lost her two Jack Russell terriers four years ago has been reunited with one of them. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Janece Parsons got a call Tuesday that said her dog Army had been found safe and was identified through a microchip. Parsons a...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Three high-reward stocks to buy and hold for the next 50 years When your time frame is decades, you need to look differently at an investment. Here are three that can stand the test of time.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

FTD, Founded 100 Years Before Swipe Right, Seeks Bankruptcy DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The century old flower company FTD is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection following a rough Valentine’s Day and will break the business into pieces. Originally called the Florists Telegraph Delivery Association, FTD has failed to turn a profit in four years. ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
19:17, 2019-06-03

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on the air. DJ Mike Allan also spun a WPLJ tribute son...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Ten years on, questions remain over response to Air France 447 As Air France pilots fought for control, an Airbus A330 passenger jet plummeted from 38,000 feet for four minutes, its engines running but its wings unable to seize enough air to fly....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Progress on New-Car Quality Stalls After Years of Improvement After four years of steady improvement, new-vehicle quality leveled off within the past year as car companies continued to battle problems with both new and old technology, according to a J.D. Power survey....
22:00, 2019-06-19

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
20:34, 2019-06-01

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all fans are pleased....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Twice-convicted sex offender who raped toddler gets 85 years SAN DIEGO — A registered sex offender who raped a 3-year-old girl in her San Diego home has been sentenced to 85 years in state prison. Forty-seven-year-old Francisco Diaz was sentenced Monday. Authorities say last August, Diaz broke into a neighbor’s Oak Park home and assaulted the toddler. W...
10:00, 2019-06-19

World Marks 75 Years Since D-Day In Solemn Observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The five beaches are silent at dawn but forever haunted. As the sun rose Thursday over the Normandy coastline where thousands of men bled and died 75 years ago, a fast-diminishing number of World War II veterans remembered D-Day and hoped the world never forgets the sacrif...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Veterans mark 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at...
08:51, 2019-06-06

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
05:51, 2019-06-06

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests that the quakes may have actually been aftershocks from another seismic event — from 60 years ago....
20:00, 2019-05-29

D-Day comes to life in rare color film, 75 years later It was supposed to be a personal memento — but became a rare piece of D-Day history. George Stevens climbed aboard the HMS Belfast 75 years ago to capture black-and-white recordings of the Allied troops in World War II as they traveled through Normandy, liberated Paris and fought in the Battle of th...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Strasburg 10 years later: Sizing up his trip from No. 1 to 100 wins A decade after being the top pick in the MLB draft, the Nationals right-hander remains a bit of an enigma, still battling to live up to expectations....
19:34, 2019-06-05

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadium projects, commissioner Don Garber said....
16:17, 2019-06-05

Man in country illegally faces 10 years for gun possession A Florida man who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally as a teen is facing up to 10 years in prison for having a gun that he said he used to kill someone in self-defense....
04:34, 2019-05-30

German Unemployment Rises for the First Time in Five Years Germany’s jobless rate climbed unexpectedly in May, the first increase in more than five years, in a sign that a recent slowdown in growth is spreading further through Europe’s largest economy....
05:34, 2019-05-30

Florida man gets 40 years for fatally shooting wife WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the...
09:51, 2019-05-30

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO of a New Jersey investment firm, was sentence...
02:34, 2019-06-19

The Latest: Phoenix man get 20 years in girlfriend’s death PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Phoenix man in killing of his girlfriend (all times local): 12:15 p.m. A Phoenix has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison for killing his girlfriend, and another seven years for an unrelated conviction for aggravated assault. Maricopa County Sup...
03:51, 2019-06-01

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on SOUTHWICK, England (AP) — The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard “Ted” Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortified with artillery, mortars, mines and machine gun e...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Apple expected to close iTunes after 18 years Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms and conditions have even inspired a graphic novel, ...
22:00, 2019-06-02

It's Been Five Years, But Intel's Biggest CPU Yet Is Finally Coming In a briefing a couple of years ago, a representative for a major laptop maker sat across from me with a huge grin on his face. He had a special mock-up in his bag, and he wanted to show it off. It was a super thin Windows 10 laptop—no fans required, and maybe only 10mm thick. According to the rep, ...
16:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after President Donald Trump withdrew America from Tehran...
19:51, 2019-06-11

JPMorgan Years Away From Seeing Quantum-Computing Dividends The bank sees potential in using quantum computing as a way to significantly speed up financial calculations, but it is still years away from deploying the technology....
13:51, 2019-06-12

'American Taliban' Lindh being released after 17 years The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Former youth coach sentenced to 24 years for sex abuse WINCHESTER, England (AP) — A former youth team soccer coach has been sentenced to 24 years for sexually abusing teenage boys over a 25-year period. Bob Higgins, who ran the youth training programs at English clubs Southampton and Peterborough, was found guilty last month of 46 charges of indecent as...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
21:51, 2019-05-21

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
17:17, 2019-06-12

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebration. Director-General Guy Ryder of the Internation...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Half of your online logins could be password-less in the next five years Confirmation of identity is still a major challenge as binary authentication has become an issue due to the surge in data breaches as bad players continue to attack entities and gain access to valuable consumer data.Relying solely on binary authentication such as login/password, 2FA and MFA which ar...
16:51, 2019-06-10

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and what the future holds for an industry that has ne...
21:17, 2019-05-21

Centenarian sisters talk 100 years of sisterhood The secret to a long life, centenarian Amparo Perez once declared, is “no husband and no children.’ This week, a day before her 105th birthday on Friday, she explained why. “No aggravation,” she said. “It’s the most important thing, not to have aggravation.” Perez, a widow who never remarried, flash...
06:17, 2019-06-16

'We knew we had something extraordinary': looking back on Woodstock, 50 years on In new documentary Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the defining festival gets a closer look with never-before-heard insightEarly in the planning of Woodstock, 50 years ago this year, co-founder Joel Rosenmann had a hunch that he and his team were on to what would soon become a cultu...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing on Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft granted a prosecution motion to vacate his convicti...
21:00, 2019-05-22

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
22:34, 2019-06-13

Years after rift, Williams, Vitt say they're friends Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt, who were adversaries in the Saints' Bountygate scandal, insist they are friends now that they are coaching together with the Jets....
23:00, 2019-06-13

This Man Quit His Job As Engineer 4 Years Ago To Cycle Across The World It was four years ago when Jacky Chen embarked upon a challenge after quitting his job as an electronics engineer: riding his bicycle across the world....
19:17, 2019-06-10

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of Islamabad, Pakistan. Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Ta...
19:00, 2019-05-23

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was broken, the moment when 54......
09:00, 2019-06-14

For the first time in 47 years, Darrell Waltrip doesn't know what's next As the NASCAR Hall of Famer and longtime broadcaster heads into retirement next month, he's still wondering what he'll do. And he's still leaning on Rick Hendrick for advice....
18:17, 2019-05-23

Sardinia hit by worst locust invasion for 70 years Swarms of locusts have destroyed crops and infested houses on the Italian island of Sardinia in the worst such invasion in 70 years, agricultural association Coldiretti said on Tuesday....
16:17, 2019-06-11

Source: Vikes extend Rudolph for 4 years, $36M Veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph has agreed to terms on a four-year, $36 million contract extension with the Vikings, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
09:00, 2019-06-11

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years For 137 years, the construction of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia had been carried out illegally. But now the Roman Catholic church finally received its building permit....
21:51, 2019-06-10

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?...
05:17, 2019-05-24

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
20:01, 2019-05-23

Goal for Seahawks QB Wilson: Play 15 more years Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has played seven seasons in the NFL and figures he's only not quite one-third of the way through his career....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Woods posts 1st round under par at US Open in 7 years Tiger Woods overcame an early double bogey and some errant shots on the back nine to post his first round under par at the U.S. Open in seven years        ...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he was imprisoned for a fatal shooting in Detroit in 1971......
20:17, 2019-05-22

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
18:51, 2019-05-21

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
11:00, 2019-05-22

'I was wrong': Officer who shot 911 caller gets 12½ years Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail each year on the woman's birthday and the anniversary of her death....
03:00, 2019-06-08

| Ex-cop sentenced to 12.5 years for killing of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to 12 years and six months in prison for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman who had been trying to report a crime....
11:00, 2019-06-08

Bentley centenary concept previews next 30 years The centenary concept will take a different direction to the 2017 EXP12 Speed 6 e concept The concept, to be unveiled on 11 July, promises major technological and design advances Bentley will unveil a centenary concept on 10 July which will showcase the “future of grand touring,” confirmed CEO Ad...
13:34, 2019-05-27

Chinese tourism to US drops for 1st time in 15 years Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. It was the...
07:17, 2019-05-28

25 years since the infamous OJ Simpson police chase Monday, June 17 marks 25 years of the infamous OJ Simpson Bronco chase. It captured the attention of an estimated 95 million people. A manhunt for the former football star began shortly after he was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ronald Goldman. TV heli...
20:00, 2019-06-17

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
05:01, 2019-05-27

This Kentucky distillery will release its first bourbon in 102 years Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company announced Tuesday morning that it will be releasing its first bourbon in 102 years on June 22, 2019.       ...
04:34, 2019-06-13

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. They found people who increased their red meat int...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Mount Everest on track for one of its deadliest years A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
15:51, 2019-05-25

Homeless man who kidnapped good Samaritan gets 18 years GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A homeless man who pleaded guilty to kidnapping and assaulting a good Samaritan in Mississippi has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. News outlets report a judge sentenced 47-year-old Ernest Eugene Leffew on Tuesday. Harrison County authorities say the good Samaritan, a man...
02:34, 2019-06-13

75 years later, a soccer match remembered in Normandy In the small village of Saint-Pierre-Eglise in July 1944, a group of American servicemen played soccer against a team of French amateurs after the Nazi occupation of France had ended. The match was commemorated as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
16:34, 2019-06-09

Jose Pedraza scores first stoppage win in five years Former lightweight world titleholder Jose Pedraza, in his first fight since losing his belt to Vasiliy Lomachenko, dominated Antonio Lozada for a TKO victory....
08:51, 2019-05-26

Security tight in Tiananmen 30 years after students 'died for nothing' Tourists thronged Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Tuesday amid tighter-than-usual security, although most visitors approached by Reuters said they were unaware of the bloody crackdown on student-led protests 30 years ago or would not discuss it....
08:51, 2019-06-04

Jury: Man held stepdaughter for 19 years, fathered 9 kids MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a 64-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children. Court records indicate jurors found Henri Michelle Piette guilty on June 6 of kidnapping and tr...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Man who tossed 5-year-old from Mall of America balcony gets 19 years The heartless Minnesota man who lobbed a 5-year-old from a third-story Mall of America balcony because he was upset over women rejecting him will spend 19 years in prison for the heinous act, a judge ruled Monday....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years could fetch $44M at auction One month after Claude Monet’s “Meules” sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby’s New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that’s been in a private collection for 87 years is set for auction. Part of Monet’s “Nymphéas” collection, the painti...
21:17, 2019-06-11

Virginia Victims Had 150 Years Of Combined Service With City VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people killed in Friday’s mass shooting included 11 city employees who had served Virginia Beach for more than 150 years in total. City officials honored the victims in a somber slideshow shared Saturday, the same day Police Chief James Cervera identified the ...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Australia's Telstra planning to cut 10,000 contractor jobs in two years Australia's biggest telecommunications provider Telstra Corp Ltd plans to cut a quarter of its contractors in two years, its CEO said on Tuesday, a reduction of 10,000 people on its payroll and adding to thousands of internal jobs slated to go....
08:34, 2019-06-04

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V. Selna. Aside from the prison sentence, Reeves, wh...
18:00, 2019-06-13

25 Years Ago, The Super Game Boy Reinvented Donkey Kong 25 years ago, Nintendo released the Super Game Boy, allowing the Super Nintendo to play an expansive library of Game Boy titles. Beyond letting gamers play years of portable classics on their televisions, the Super Game Boy housed extra functionality that would enable certain games to achieve a leve...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Four charts show how much China's economy has changed in 30 years Anyone who wants to understand the new, global assertiveness from Beijing would be well served to look at China's economic transformation since 1989....
09:17, 2019-06-05

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
03:00, 2019-06-02

Legacy of communism hotly debated in Poland 30 years on Poland marks 30 years on Tuesday since its first postwar democratic election, an anniversary that has become a battleground between the ruling nationalists and the liberal opposition over the legacy of communism....
11:34, 2019-06-04

Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals....
20:17, 2019-06-11

Angola Ex-Rebel Leader Reburied 17 Years After Death Thousands of supporters of Angola's former rebel leader Jonas Savimbi rallied for his public reburial on Saturday, 17 years after he was killed by troops in a shootout that marked the end of the......
04:51, 2019-06-02

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather becomes more common, we need more energy to maintain comfort. Hotter summers have driven an increase i...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, CBS News reported. Barr, President...
23:00, 2019-06-11

Prosperity, repression mark China 30 years after Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China’s economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are held in re-education camps without charge, student activists face relentless harassment and...
05:17, 2019-06-03

UK posts steepest downturn in manufacturing data in almost three years The Brexit stockpiling boom of early 2019 gave way in May to the steepest downturn in British manufacturing in almost three years as new orders dried up....
17:17, 2019-06-03

Chevron has been in Venezuela for nearly 100 years. It could finally be forced to leave Chevron's nearly century-long relationship with Venezuela might not survive the Maduro regime's fight with the United States. Not only is Venezuela's infrastructure crumbling, but the OPEC member's national oil company has been sanctioned by the Trump administration....
17:34, 2019-06-19

Archaeologists find ‘Britain’s Atlantis’ 8,000 years after it was ‘swallowed by the sea’ Britain’s very own ‘Atlantis’ has been found deep in the North Sea after scientists discovered what they believe to be two Stone Age settlements. Two stone artifacts that could be over 10,000 years old were recovered on the banks of a submerged ancient river – and this is the...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its first calf in three years, a promising sign for the ailing orcas.Researchers spotted the newborn calf ...
18:00, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison The Latest on sentencing for a man who admitted throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April (all times local): 10:25 a.m....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years for throwing boy over railing The “evil and selfish” Minneapolis man who threw a child over a third-floor railing at the Mall of America was sentenced to 19 years in prison on Monday. Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda.Bloomington Police Department Emmanuel Deshawn Aranda, 24, looked straight ahead or down throughout most of th...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Selena Gomez announces her first new album in four years is imminent Selena Gomez told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday that she just has a few more finishing touches before she releases his first new album in four years....
18:17, 2019-06-12

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan after 11 years ISLAMABAD — Pakistani state-run media says British Airways has resumed flights to the South Asian country, over a decade after they were suspending in the wake of a truck bombing of a hotel in the capital, which killed dozens. Flights three times a week between London and Islamabad began Monday, jus...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing young footballers Ex-Southampton FC junior football coach sexually abused 24 players over 25 yearsThe former Southampton FC junior football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for sexually abusing 24 schoolboy players over a 25-year period.Higgins, 66, was sentenced to 24 years and three months in prison. He showed no ...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement....
14:00, 2019-06-12

Tiananmen Square Massacre: Where does China stand, 30 years on? What were the goals of the Chinese student movement from 1989 and what is left of it in the country? Author Zhou Qing, imprisoned after the brutal crackdown of June 4, tells DW why he still has hope for China....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
06:00, 2019-06-03

Miley Cyrus celebrates 10 years with Liam Hemsworth Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have now been together (on-and-off) for more than a decade, and the singer took to social media to mark the occasion with a sweet throwback photo....
01:51, 2019-06-12

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that the fur, teeth, brain and facial tissue are largely...
21:34, 2019-06-13

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition will offer 20 years of content for $20 After the massive success that was Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, it's no surprise that developer Forgotten Empires has chosen to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary by releasing a remastered version of Age of Empires II. What we didn't expect, however, was just how much ...
09:34, 2019-06-13

Indiana teen gets 45 years for fatally stabbing mother CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana teenager accusing of stabbing her mother more than 60 times has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. Seventeen-year-old Chastinea T. Reeves was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in the February 2017 slaying of 34-year-old Jamie Garnett at their home in Ga...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Pride sale celebrates 50 years since Stonewall – in pictures To mark WorldPride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Swann Galleries in New York is holding a Pride sale, which explores and celebrates the art, influence and history of the LGBTQ+ community. Books, manuscripts, photographs, archives, art and objects from the last two centuries wil...
11:34, 2019-06-19

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand after years on the run An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to promote his fraudulent fashion business has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police said....
20:51, 2019-06-17

Boeing Wanted to Wait 3 Years to Fix Safety Alert on 737 Max Boeing planned to wait three years to fix a non-working safety alert on its 737 Max aircraft and sped up the process only after the first of two deadly crashes involving the planes....
21:34, 2019-06-08

I don't want my money tied up for years, so what should I invest in? Ask a Fool Stocks are great for long-term investors, but if you think you might need your money soon, here's the best way to go.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Antoni Gaudi's church, which still isn't finished a century after construction began, has received its formal planning permit. The part-Gothic, part-art nouveau landmark is already one of Spain's most visited sites....
01:00, 2019-06-09

This AI-powered subreddit has been simulating the real thing for years Can the human discourse on social media in 2019 be properly captured by a group of well-programmed bots? Of course it can. r/subredditsimulator is a subreddit -- three years in the making -- that consists solely of neural network bots. It works by ge......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Forty years on from Arnoux v Villeneuve: How times have changed After Sebastian Vettel's controversial penalty in Montreal, Maurice Hamilton remembers Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux's legendary battle at the French Grand Prix 40 years and how much F1 has changed in the years since....
13:51, 2019-06-17

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a bar called the Stonewall Inn, was a vital catalys...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Jo Cox's sister calls for 'kinder politics' 3 years after MP's murder The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox has said politicians and comedians should be careful of the language they use after Jo Brand joked about throwing battery acid at "unpleasant characters"....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Man wins lottery two years after stepfather claims jackpot A Pennsylvania man who won $25,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket he bought in Delaware said he wasn't the first member of his family to score a jackpot....
21:51, 2019-06-07

5 years for ex-guard who used pepper spray in inmates' eyes A former prison guard captain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to abuse inmates at a privately run federal prison in north Louisiana....
05:51, 2019-06-06

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
20:51, 2019-06-15

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica...
19:34, 2019-06-08

Malika Haqq and Rapper O.T. Genasis Break Up After 2 Years Malika Haqq and O.T. Genasis are going their separate ways. After being together for almost two years, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star and 31-year-old rapper have decided to call......
15:34, 2019-06-08

| Mum raised wrong child for 23 years after botched DNA test A Chinese mother thought she had been reunited with her kidnapped son, only to discover she'd been given someone else's tot when the kidnapper turned up at her home 23 years later....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Spain’s Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Better late than never. One of the world’s most well-known Roman Catholic churches — a tourist magnet built by famed architect Antoni Gaudi in Spain — finally scored a building permit more than 130 years after it was constructed, according to a report Friday. A committee in charge of the historic Sa...
00:00, 2019-06-08

In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon's surface and conducted experiments. Collins piloted the command mod...
23:17, 2019-06-17

Apple is trying to save my hearing after I spent years ruining it My love affair with loud music started in earnest in my sophomore year of high school, when I got an iPod for my birthday and immediately started blasting Black Mages albums and anime theme songs. Fast forward fifteen years, and my morning commute ne......
23:17, 2019-06-17

What Went Wrong for Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk After 4 Years Together There are different reasons why people don't want to give too much away about their relationship. The number-one issue is usually privacy. Why let anyone else in on their world? Or,......
00:00, 2019-06-08

Jeff Bezos Says Robotic Hands Will Be Ready for Use in Next 10 Years Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has said he expects there will be commercial robots in the next 10 years that can grasp items as reliably as humans....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Barcelona's Sagrada Familia - one of Spain's most famous tourist sites which has been illegally under construction for more than a century - has finally received a building permit....
08:17, 2019-06-08

Autocar's exclusive McLaren F1 road test: 25 years on XP5 has recorded over 96,000 hard testing kilometres in its life, yet the engine has been rebuilt just once, many years ago. It is as strong as ever We never believed we’d get to drive the game-changing XP5 again. Happily, we were wrong The McLaren F1 sits in the sun just as it did all those year...
11:01, 2019-06-08

Rules for Robot Cargo Ships Could Be Years Away, Regulator Says International maritime regulators are preparing for a likely lengthy process to write safety rules for autonomous ships, even as researchers advance technology they say could bring robot vessels to the oceans in the next few years....
22:17, 2019-06-06

Cartel ex-boss ‘La Tuta’ sentenced to 55 years in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say former Knights Templar cartel boss Servando Gómez has been sentenced to 55 years in prison. Prosecutors in the western state of Michoacan announced the sentence Monday in a brief statement and said Gómez was found responsible for the 2011 kidnapping of a bu...
01:34, 2019-06-18

| Fleck years: Stalled progress … in insufferable climate Rob Houwing runs the rule over the now-ended Robbie Fleck years in charge of the Stormers. Yes, he laboured … but also in the face of humungous hazards....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Look Back at the Best Kiss Nominees at the MTV Movie & TV Awards Through the Years It's time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! In just a few days, MTV will air their annual award show, honoring the best work in movies and TV over the last year. During the......
12:34, 2019-06-15

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tested positive for the banned endurance-boosting hor...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Man who participated in caging, abusing autistic relative gets 10 years NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the physical and psychological abuse of a young autistic woman who told him in federal court Thursday, “You made my life a living hell.” Jody Lambert’s sentencing was the latest in court cases involvi...
10:17, 2019-06-14

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relatives appeared in court to demand that Faruq Khalil M...
05:00, 2019-06-19

‘30 Years Later and Not Much Has Changed’: Oprah’s Interview with The Exonerated Five to Air on Netflix and OWN Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam—once known as “The Central Park Five” are now “The Exonerated Five.”...
23:01, 2019-06-10

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association. The findings suggest that the co...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Worst invasion of locusts in 60 years hits Sardinia The plague has been described as the worst of its kind in six decades. Vegetation has been severely hit and the industry fears it may be too late to save this year's crop....
17:17, 2019-06-11

30 Years Since The Deadly Tiananmen Crackdown, US Calls It "Heroic" In China the Communist Party made sure the anniversary remained a distant memory, detaining several activists in the run-up to June 4 while popular livestreaming sites conspicuously shut down for......
20:00, 2019-06-04

30 Years Later, Hong Kong Still Harbors the Spirit of Tiananmen The center of one of the densest metropolises in the world fell momentarily quiet Tuesday night, as well over a hundred thousand people gathered in Hong Kong’s Victoria Park bowed their heads and held flickering candles to observe a minute of silence commemorating the bloodshed around Beijing&...
19:00, 2019-06-04

New Jersey millionaire gets 7 years behind bars over sex with teen girl A New Jersey millionaire who engaged in sexual acts with a 15-year-old girl for seven months, according to court documents, was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison....
06:34, 2019-06-19

Millionaire who had sex with minor on autopiloted plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO of a New Jersey investment firm, was sentenced Mon...
08:34, 2019-06-19

YouTuber in Spain banned for 5 years after tasteless prank A Spanish court has banned a YouTuber from using the video sharing platform for the next five years after he played a prank by feeding toothpaste-laced cookies to a homeless person....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Ian Callum leaves Jaguar after 20 years as design director Callum leaves after transforming brand's look; will "pursue other design projects" while remaining a Jaguar consultant Ian Callum is stepping down as director of design at Jaguar after two decades in the role, the British car maker has confirmed. The 64-year-old Scotsman, who is leaving to "pursue ...
00:17, 2019-06-05

Recovery continues in Texas town nearly 2 years after Harvey PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorities seek to woo visitors back. A Federal Emergency Management Agency statement Tuesday said Port Aransas (uh-RAN’-zuhs) continues to recover from...
01:34, 2019-06-05

New Audi A6 Allroad marks 20 years of rugged models Audi’s rival to the Volvo V90 Cross Country is available to order from August priced from £55,000 Audi has released the first images and details of its fourth-generation A6 Allroad ahead of it going on sale in August.  Dubbed the A6 Allroad quattro, it arrives as Audi celebrates two decades since t...
21:51, 2019-06-05

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, satellite images reveal....
01:51, 2019-06-15

O.J. Simpson says 'Life is fine' 25 years after notorious homicides: AP Former football star and television personality O.J. Simpson said that he and his family have moved on from the "trial of the century" that saw him cleared of a double murder, but forced to pay millions in a civil suit, according to an Associated Press exclusive....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Watch: Chicago man, 94, gets diploma 76 years after leaving school A 94-year-old Chicago man who missed his high school graduation due to World War II walked across the stage at his old school to accept his diploma 76 years later....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Value investments are the cheapest in 30 years, but some market watchers say beware Value-oriented investments are at at the biggest discount ever, according to J.P. Morgan, but some market watchers aren't convinced they're buys....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to public after 16 years Thousands of walls have been removed from area, which is now open ‘without exceptions’Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone has reopened to the public after 16 years.Maj Gen Jassim Yahya Abd Ali said the area, which houses the US embassy and Iraqi government offices, was now open “24 hours a day wi...
06:17, 2019-06-05

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 mln euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
15:34, 2019-06-14

| Palestinians break with Saudi Eid date for first time in years The Palestinians will begin the Eid festivities on a different day to Saudi Arabia for the first time since at least 1994 due to differences in the sighting of the moon, leading some to question why....
01:34, 2019-06-05

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon....
23:34, 2019-06-18

O.J. Simpson Says "Life Is Fine" 25 Years After Murder Trial O.J. Simpson is living life in the present. Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1994, his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman stabbed to death outside her California......
20:34, 2019-06-10

Huawei has reportedly been working on its Android rival for seven years Huawei has reportedly been building its Android rival for the last 7 years in secret, anticipating a possible ban on using U.S. software for its products....
18:51, 2019-06-11

Man who kidnapped and raped UK woman in Australia jailed for 10 years Marcus Allyn Keith Martin admitted rape and deprivation of liberty of Elisha GreerAn Australian man who raped and kidnapped a British backpacker has been jailed for 10 years.Marcus Allyn Keith Martin, 24, was sentenced at Cairns district court on Tuesday, having previously pleaded guilty to the rape...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Soldier For 30 Years, Assam Man Arrested As Illegal Immigrant A retired soldier from Assam, who served the army for 30 years, has been declared a foreigner by the police under a law used to stop illegal migration from Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaulla, 53, who......
22:51, 2019-05-29

AOC says only a 'sea sponge' would believe her '12 years' doomsday remark, but most Dems bought it Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that the world will “end in 12 years” unless climate change is tackled was accepted as a fact by two-thirds of Democrats, even though she said herself that only those with the “social intelligence of a sea sponge” could actually believe it....
12:51, 2019-05-23

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:00, 2019-05-23

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, the track record of video games set in Middle-Earth has been a bit more dubious. From text-based adven...
01:34, 2019-05-23

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsy A state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Rudy Giuliani: Mueller report a 'waste of two years' The president's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani didn't hold back when it came to addressing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's latest comments on the Russia investigation and Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell's take on the situation....
06:34, 2019-05-30

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities....
16:51, 2019-05-22

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-22

Long-lost Beatles footage to be revealed after 50 years Long-lost footage of a legendary performance by The Beatles is to be shown for the first time in more than 50 years after it was recently unearthed and restored....
13:34, 2019-05-30

After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After several quiet years, tornadoes have erupted in the United States over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold from the Rockies clashed and stalled over the Midwest. On Monday, the U.S. tied its current record of 11 cons...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Google stored some G Suite passwords in plaintext for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “This is a G Suite issue users only — no free consumer Google accounts were affected — and we are wor...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
06:34, 2019-05-22

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
04:00, 2019-05-22

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011....
17:34, 2019-05-21

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
14:51, 2019-05-29

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Nickelodeon actor reveals he transitioned genders 20 years ago Actor Michael D. Cohen, who voices the character Schwoz Schwartz on Nickelodeon’s longest running-live action sitcom “Henry Danger,” has just revealed that he is transgender. “I was misgendered at birth,” Cohen tells Time. “I identify as male, and I am proud that I have had a trans...
18:17, 2019-05-23

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was cut out of the 31-year-old man’s head during a 10-hour operation in the Indian city of Madurai last...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
22:34, 2019-05-23

More Americans think Trump has presidential qualities than 2 years ago: poll More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities a president needs to get the job done than he did two years ago — but he remains underwater with the general public overall. In a poll, 40 percent of Americans think the commander in chief has what it takes comp...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Karlovic becomes oldest man to win match at Roland Garros for 45 years Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 45 years on Tuesday as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Man gets 8 years in prison for wife’s disappearance during honeymoon trip at sea A man whose wife disappeared on their honeymoon at sea was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison. Lewis Bennett, 41, was ordered to prison Tuesday in Miami federal court after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a deal with prosecutors. The Delray Beach, Florida, couple were married ...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Karlovic becomes oldest man to win match at Roland Garros for 46 years Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 46 years on Tuesday as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel....
01:51, 2019-05-29

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against Bayern Munich in the "Treble Reunion" match, 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final        ...
23:01, 2019-05-26

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairns, in the north of Queensland state, to charges of...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections from his government to the opposition. O’Neill said in a news conference in the capital of Port ...
09:17, 2019-05-26

Motor racing: After 50 years, Andrettis look to bookend 500 wins In the run-up to the Indianapolis 500 the spotlight has been on Mario Andretti but come Sunday it is grandson Marco in the crosshairs as he attempts to lift a family curse by returning a member of the clan to Victory Lane at the famed Brickyard....
23:17, 2019-05-25

Postman Retires After 35 Years, Gets A Hawaiian Surprise From Strangers Longtime mail carrier Floyd Martin retired from his neighborhood route in Marietta, Georgia, on Thursday, which might have called for a handshake or even a cake to send him off....
05:34, 2019-05-25

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from restricting oil shipments into the province....
01:34, 2019-05-25

Green Valley man sentenced to 16 years for killing stepson Bradley Dean Lewis/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – The former out-of-state police officer found guilty for killing his stepson was sentenced to 16 years in prison, court officials released Tuesday. On June 26, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department found 53-year-old Russell...
14:34, 2019-05-29

Widow discovers her late husband of 64 years was a British spy A widow was left stunned after discovering her husband of 64 years was a spy who took his double life secret to his grave. Audrey Phillips, 85, knew Glyn as a family man and civil engineer who loved to play for his local football team — and had no inkling that he was recruited for......
01:34, 2019-05-25

‘Forrest Gump,’ 25 years later: Why this classic doesn’t hold up This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the beloved Tom Hanks/Robert Zemeckis movie “Forrest Gump,” about a dim-witted but lovable everyman and his unintentional journey through the center of pivotal events in American history. What a gem, right? Not so much. While “Gump” may not be as egregiously...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Neil Gaiman: ‘Good Omens feels more apt now than it did 30 years ago’ Before Terry Pratchett died, Gaiman told his friend he would adapt their novel about an angel and a devil stopping the apocalypse. As Good Omens starts on TV, he discusses fame, politics and honouring that promiseYou’d never know from watching Good Omens, Neil Gaiman’s effervescent apocalyptic comed...
16:34, 2019-05-24

US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years House with sale sign / Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on price increases. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.7% from a year earlier, down from an annual gain o...
14:34, 2019-05-29

30 Years Of Driving Around The Same Video Game Race Track Silverstone has been home to the British Grand Prix for most of the race’s history, meaning there are over 30 year’s worth of games that let you drive around it. So Chris Rae had the brilliant idea of doing just that, driving one lap around the circuit in eight different games, the first released in...
03:00, 2019-05-24

Lost Beatles footage to be shown for first time in more than 50 years Clip features Fab Four performing Paperback Writer on Top of the Pops in 1966Long-lost footage of a Beatles performance is to be shown for the first time in more than 50 years.The Fab Four’s appearance on Top of the Pops in the summer of 1966 was thought to have been lost to history before the colle...
15:51, 2019-05-29

Gap Brand, Old Navy Post Weakest Sales in Three Years Comparable sales slipped at Old Navy for the first time in three years and the Gap brand posted its biggest decline since 2016, a weak showing for both chains ahead of a planned breakup....
07:01, 2019-05-31

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week when he lit a cigarette and became violent once he...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Fossil reveals school of fish from 50 million years ago Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what researchers from Arizon...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ambassador to NATO said....
07:51, 2019-06-01

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back in 2002. The image is a photo of a video clip sho...
15:34, 2019-05-21

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Mario Andretti relives his sole Indy 500 win 50 years later SportsPulse: Racing legend Mario Andretti looks back on one of the greatest accomplishments of his incredible career: winning the 1969 Indy 500.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

He built this house: Mr. Hall of Fame retires after 42 years Joe Horrigan ends his 40-plus-year tenure in Canton. Not only did he have a hand in expanding the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he has helped keep football's memories alive....
15:17, 2019-06-01

Kenny Rogers hospitalized, plans on 'sticking around through the years' Country music icon Kenny Rogers has confirmed he is being treated for dehydration at a Georgia hospital, but insists his condition is not as dire as some reports suggest....
00:51, 2019-06-02

Zoomcar Celebrates Six Years In India With New Offers For Consumers Zoomcar has completed six years in the self-drive and shared mobility solutions space in India. On its 6th year anniversary, it has come up with a new offer for its consumers, under its new......
22:01, 2019-06-01

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
18:17, 2019-05-21

EIA sees fuel prices below 2018 average for the next two years U.S. retail fuel prices will drop this year and in 2020 from 2018, but in both cases higher than January levels due to mandated lower sulfur in marine fuel....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Video: Piola's best moments from 50 years attending the Monaco GP Legendary technical illustrator Giorgio Piola is celebrating 50 years of attending Formula 1 races, and this career retrospective presents a collection of his favourite moments from the Monaco Grand Prix...
19:34, 2019-05-21

Two World War II veterans awarded their service medals over 70 years later Two men who served in world War II were awarded their much overdue service medals. The veterans have two different stories, but each are finally holding their well earned awards 70 years after their service....
01:00, 2019-06-02

Africans may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar 4000 years ago Genetic analysis suggests ancient people from sub-Saharan Africa may have crossed the Strait of Gibraltar into Spain 1300 years earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

KM Mani: Kerala Legislator Who Served For 50 Consecutive Years Veteran Kerala Congress leader KM Mani, who died in Kottayam today, had been a dominant player in Kerala's coalition politics for over four decades, serving under six Chief Ministers. He was a......
17:00, 2019-05-21

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treasonThe Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief Poundmaker— known to his people as Pîhtokahanapiwiyin— nearly 130 years after he was falsely accuse...
13:17, 2019-05-24

Amazon shares will reach $3,000 in 2 years without the company really trying, Piper Jaffray says Analyst Michael Olson says he has "a high degree of confidence" that Amazon shares can reach the level without "significant changes to the business."...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
21:34, 2019-06-18

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Stunning Monet unseen for 87 years eyes $44.6 million at auction One month after Claude Monet's "Meules" sold for a whopping $110.7 million at Sotheby's New York, a beautiful painting of waterlilies that's been in a private family collection for 87 years is set for auction....
19:34, 2019-06-11

ILO worker's organization marks 100 years with social justice call The UN's international labor organization has started centenary celebrations in Geneva. Chancellor Merkel is among the world leaders attending to make a point for "social standards."...
17:17, 2019-06-11

PSA: Upgrade 3 years of Xbox Live to Game Pass Ultimate for just $1 Enlarge (credit: Xbox) If you've been paying attention to Xbox rumors and announcements of late, you may know that Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass have now been officially merged into a single $15 a month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription plan (which now also includes PC games, for good measu...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Still Snarling After 40,000 Years, a Giant Pleistocene Wolf Discovered in Yakutia Reports of a the sensational find of head of a toothy beast with its brain intact that has been preserved since prehistoric times in permafrost, have been a delight for archaeologists and the like.  ...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Tourist’s lucky guess cracks safe that’d been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades. The Vermilion Standard reports that Stephen Mills was on a tour of the Vermilion Heritage Museum in Alberta with his family when he was shown the 2,...
18:34, 2019-06-07

Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.575 million euros over five years Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.575 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
16:34, 2019-06-14

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s surface before heading back to the command module...
23:34, 2019-06-10

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residents to 50 years in prison....
02:17, 2019-05-24

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery after the victim testified at his trial. The woman was an 18-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University f...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Tucson woman receives 10 years probation for imprisoning daughters TUCSON – A Tucson woman convicted for imprisoning her three daughters in their home was sentenced Monday to 10 years probation in the case. Superior Court Judge Javier Chon-Lopez handed down seven years of probation on the kidnapping charges and ten on the child abuse charges, both to be served cons...
05:00, 2019-06-11

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working with the feds. Saed Rabah, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of justice in White Plains federal court for giving federal in...
23:51, 2019-05-24

The Original NES Console Had a Motion Control Joystick 15 Years Before the Nintendo Wii Did Remember how the Wii’s groundbreaking motion controls helped Nintendo sell over 100 million consoles? Well, it turns out it wasn’t actually the first Nintendo console you could play by flailing around a joystick. Thanks to a third party accessory called the Hot Stik, the original NES had rudimentary...
02:17, 2019-06-19

Boeing delayed fix of defective 737 MAX warning light for three years: U.S. lawmakers Boeing Co learned that a cockpit warning light on its 737 MAX jetliner was defective in 2017 but decided to defer fixing it until 2020, U.S. lawmakers said on Friday....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Arizona woman gets 10 years of probation in child abuse case An Arizona woman originally convicted of keeping her three daughters imprisoned at home for several months has been sentenced to a decade of probation....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
19:51, 2019-06-07

Animal Crossing Superfan Has Maintained His GameCube Town For 17 Years We always joke about what it would be like if we were to grab our old 3DS or GameCube, boot up a now-ancient Animal Crossing town, and visiting our poor abandoned villagers and the chaos they’ve been left to in our absence. But for at least one player of the original 2002 Animal Crossing, his villag...
19:17, 2019-06-07

A Maoist For 20 Years, This Man Gave Up Arms To Work For Tribal Welfare Arjun worked as a Maoist for almost 20 years before realising that Maoist ideology is not good for the society. He recently organised a cultural show on World Environment Day to create awareness among......
16:17, 2019-06-07

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
15:01, 2019-06-07

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk end their relationship after 4 years: report “A Star Is Born” actor Bradley Cooper and longtime girlfriend Irina Shayk have called it quits after four years of dating according to multiple reports. ...
14:17, 2019-06-07

See What the Cast of Notting Hill Looked Like at the Movie's Premiere 20 Years Ago We're just fans, sitting at our desks, asking for a few throwback photos from one of the most iconic Julia Roberts movies ever! On May 28, 1999, Notting Hill hit theaters and our......
20:17, 2019-05-28

Fort Huachuca celebrates 244 years of Army service to the nation FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – June 14 marks 244 years of Army service to our nation. As part of the celebration, Fort Huachuca will honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, “America’s Army –Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today.” Today, we celebrate 244 years of defending and protecting America, an...
21:17, 2019-06-14

A slave became a Revolutionary War hero. Now, 151 years late, he's being honored Pvt. James Robinson, a slave, played an important role in the Revolutionary War before his death in 1868 in Detroit.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-27

Romania ruling party boss gets 3 ½ years in prison for graft BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced the country’s most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case. Monday’s sentencing of Social Democratic Party leader Liviu Dragnea comes after a 2018 conviction linked to the employment of tw...
16:34, 2019-05-27

Astronomers Peer Back 13 Billion Years and See Two Galaxies Colliding Scientists have spotted one of the most distant (and therefore the youngest) example of merging galaxies yet observed, according to new results.Read more......
02:17, 2019-06-19

China exports grow despite U.S. tariffs, but import slump most in nearly three years China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in May despite higher U.S. tariffs, but imports fell the most in nearly three years in a further sign of weak domestic demand that could prompt Beijing to step up stimulus measures....
11:00, 2019-06-10

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with malic...
16:00, 2019-05-21

New York’s High Line park marks 10 years of transformation NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of New York’s High Line park turned a disused rail line into an urban oasis, art showcase and tourism magnet that welcomes 8 million visitors a year. The park is now marking two milestones. Its final section opened Wednesday, days before the 10th anniversary of the...
19:17, 2019-06-09