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Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit

The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said....

Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit

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Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterling towards a one-for-one exchange rate against t...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Pound could 'hit parity' with US dollar after no-deal Brexit; London house prices slide - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK housing market keeps slowing and the pound hits fresh lowsLatest: Parity warning for the poundSterling fell below $1.24 today to 27-month lowLondon house prices fell 4.4% in MayBiggest decline in a decadeUK house price growth slows to...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Pound-euro parity by mid-2019 if no deal on Brexit, says Argentex A boutique broker renowned for the accuracy of its currency forecasts has warned that a no-deal Brexit could see the pound fall to parity with the euro by the middle of next year....
16:00, 2019-05-21

Branson warns less Virgin investment in no-deal Brexit Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has warned that a no-deal Brexit will force the company to invest less in Britain because of pressures on the pound...
12:17, 2019-07-11

Hard racing not hard to call: Vettel’s Canadian GP win should have stood | Richard Williams F1 connoisseurs were virtually unanimous in their views over the penalty that not only robbed Sebastian Vettel in Canada but also ruined a classic finish between the world’s best two driversAs a simmering Sebastian Vettel stalked into the room where the top three drivers in a grand prix wipe away th...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to Go Public Virgin Galactic has plans to become the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. It expects that the deal to go public will give it enough capital to fund the business until its spaceships can commercially operate and send tourists into space....
14:34, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in the race to space....
19:17, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic prepares to go public Deal will help fund venture until its spaceships can operate commercially and make profitThe billionaire space race has reached a new frontier after Sir Richard Branson announced plans to list Virgin Galactic as a public company on the New York stock exchange.The Virgin tycoon is vying with Space X,...
17:51, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public: source Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to go public as part of a deal with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by Social Capital LP Chief Executive Officer Chamath Palihapitiya, a person familiar with the matter said....
12:51, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public by end-2019 Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, plans to public by the end of this year as part of a deal with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by venture-capital firms Social Capital and Hedosophia, the companies said on Tuesday....
12:51, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to go public - source Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is planning to go public as part of a deal with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created by Social Capital LP Chief Executive Officer Chamath Palihapitiya, a person familiar with the matter said....
10:34, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 5-Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end British billionaire Richard Branson will take Virgin Galactic public by year-end, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin in the race to space....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic to Reach a New Frontier: The Stock Market The private space tourism business plans to merge with a publicly traded shell company, giving it a stock listing and, potentially a crucial new source of cash....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc, which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
10:51, 2019-06-06

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to go public by year-end British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in the race to space....
20:51, 2019-07-09

Richard Branson cuts off SeaWorld as debate rages over captive marine mammals Another company is out of the business of bringing tourists to see whales and dolphins up close, following similar moves by Expedia, TripAdvisor and Thomas Cook....
17:51, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Richard Branson takes satellite launch business to Japan with airline ANA Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit said on Thursday it plans to bring its satellite launch system to Japan in partnership with airline operator ANA Holdings Inc , which will provide maintenance and possibly aircraft....
20:00, 2019-06-06

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
15:17, 2019-07-09

Awkward: Jeb Bush Just Showed Up To Richard Branson’s Private Island In His Swim Trunks And Asked If He Could Hang Out With Him Like Barack Obama Did Well, here’s an early frontrunner for what could be the most cringe-worthy story of the year: Jeb Bush just showed up to Richard Branson’s private island in his swim trunks and asked if he could hang out with him like Barack Obama did....
21:51, 2019-06-21

Big Move in Pound v. Dollar: See the Long-Term Chart that Saw It Coming The July Global Market Perspective showed a long-term chart of the British Pound v. the U.S. Dollar. See why a long-term chart in a monthly publication is very relevant to investors who look for opportunities right now....
21:00, 2019-07-12

Branson: No-deal Brexit 'devastating for Virgin' A no-deal Brexit would cost Virgin hundreds of millions of dollars, and lead to the group investing "a lot less" in Britain, Sir Richard Branson says....
07:51, 2019-07-11

If You’re Wondering How Hard a ‘Hard Brexit’ Could Be The U.K. and the European Union are at a standoff on the terms of their divorce. With the departure of British Prime Minister Theresa May, there’s growing concern that the hardest form of Brexit, one with no deal in place at all, has become more likely. Without a withdrawal accord, the U.K. would lo...
03:51, 2019-05-25

Brexit: A Nervous Pound Investors are getting nervous over the pound's value as UK heads to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31 under a new prime minister, likely to be Boris Johnson....
15:34, 2019-07-23

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Trump wants weaker dollar but it could be a hard sell President Donald Trump wants a cheaper dollar, saying earlier this month the United States should match what he says are efforts by other countries to weaken their own currencies - giving them an unfair trade advantage....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Brexit: Pound Set For Volatile Fall after Calm Summer? UK's next prime minister will lead the country past the Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Options are signaling a volatile fourth quarter for the British pound....
01:34, 2019-07-17

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the economic interest of both the EU and the UK," said Phi...
12:00, 2019-07-08

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Bleak German mood weighs on Europe, Brexit pummels pound Darkening German investor morale and fresh Brexit woes cast a shadow over European markets on Tuesday, with German benchmark bond yields coming under pressure and the pound plunging to six month-lows against the euro....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Britain not paying 39 bln pound Brexit bill would not constitute default - S&P Global Britain withholding the 39 billion pound ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, rating agency S&P Global said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Pound hits two-year low as City fears of no-deal Brexit intensify Sterling falls by a cent against dollar after Tory leadership candidates’ backstop remarks The pound has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after pledges by both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to ditch a key part of the UK-EU withdrawal agreement intensified City fears over a no-deal B...
06:17, 2019-07-17

Pound hits lowest level since early January as Brexit crisis rages - business live Sterling weakens amid reports of cabinet ministers turning on Theresa MayLatest: Pound slides to $1.263 as pressure builds on PMBrexit-sensitive stocks rockedPound down against euro for 13th day runningBritish Steel in liquidationEarlier:Huawei hit by ARM banEE and Vodafone shun Huawei too 7.17pm BS...
21:00, 2019-05-22

No-deal Brexit 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:17, 2019-07-08

Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast Naoya Inoue accomplished a few things with his latest KO victory: He stopped a legit opponent, won a bantamweight world title and made a big jump in the pound-for-pound rankings. Who completes the top 10?...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Incoming EU chief von der Leyen says 'we don't want a hard Brexit' The future head of the European Commission said she would be minded to grant Britain an extension to talks on its exit from the EU if London gave good grounds, adding that an orderly departure was important to launch future ties on a good footing....
22:17, 2019-07-18

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Remain v hard Brexit: what the UK's EU election results tell us Both sides of Brexit divide have claimed victory, but the truth is far from conclusiveNews and analysis - live updatesThe European election results have left those on all sides of the Brexit divide claiming victory. Here we analyse the results and what they mean for leave and remain. Continue readin...
18:51, 2019-05-27

Can anyone bump Jones, Nunes from pound-for-pound No. 1 spots? Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes both saw challengers climb to the top of the mountain to try (but fail) to knock them off. How long can the No. 1 pound-for-pound male and female fighters rule?...
09:00, 2019-07-11

CBOE Begins Disseminating Volatility Index Values on Three of CME Group’s FX Options Contracts: Dollar/Euro, Dollar/Bp and Dollar/Yen CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY -- January 13, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it began disseminating values for three new volatility indexes that CBOE calculates using the prices of CME Dollar/Euro, Dollar/British Pound and Dollar/Japanese Yen futures opt...
05:01, 2019-05-22

Immigrants’ sponsors to be on hook for ‘every dollar’ if new arrivals end up on dole, new Trump appointee warns Sponsors of legal immigrants to the United States received word Friday that they’ll be on the hook “for every dollar” if those immigrants end up receiving welfare funds or other public support instead of earning a living and paying taxes....
07:00, 2019-06-16

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

The real threat to Britain is a hard-left government, UK trade minister warns The Conservative Party must unite under its next leader – whoever that may be – in order to avoid the "threat" of a "hard-left" government, the U.K.'s international trade minister told CNBC....
03:51, 2019-06-28

Hard-to-kill poop parasites that lurk in swimming pools on the rise, CDC warns Enlarge / What's going on in that swim diaper? (credit: Getty | BSIP) Whatever you do this summer, don’t drink the pool water. Outbreaks of the gastrointestinal parasite cryptosporidium have been spurting upward since 2009, with the number of outbreaks gushing up an average of 13% each year, acco...
01:17, 2019-07-02

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for "safe" government bonds....
15:17, 2019-07-17

Ursula von der Leyen: hard Brexit would be massive blow for both sides Exclusive: newly elected EU chief suggests there could be emergency help for IrelandThe European commission’s new president has said a hard Brexit would have “massively negative consequences” for both Britain and the EU, and said Brussels could provide emergency help for nations such as Ireland that...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds....
12:17, 2019-07-17

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
16:17, 2019-07-10

Dublin warns Johnson and Hunt over Brexit backstop Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned the EU will not consider any changes to the Irish border backstop after the Tory leadership contenders hinted they would try and get it scrapped if they become prime minister....
06:34, 2019-07-17

No-deal Brexit would plunge UK into recession, watchdog warns A no-deal Brexit will plunge the UK economy into recession and could leave a £30bn black hole in public finances, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR)....
14:00, 2019-07-18

UK's Hammond warns PM contenders over post-Brexit spending promises British finance minister Philip Hammond challenged the two contenders seeking to become the country's next prime minister over their promises to use existing room for maneuver in the government post-Brexit budget plans to increase public spending....
12:34, 2019-07-01

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

Industry group warns Tory candidates against no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — The Confederation of British Industry has warned candidates for the leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party that leaving the European Union without a deal would devastate the nation’s economy. In a letter to contenders vying to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Farage warns Tories Brexit party could win general election Failure to leave EU is ‘very obvious’ reason for party’s European election successLatest results across the UKFull results across EuropeNews and analysis - live updatesNigel Farage has warned the Conservative leadership candidates he could win the next general election if they fail to deliver Brexit...
10:51, 2019-05-27

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader of the Conservative Party....
06:34, 2019-05-29

EU's markets watchdog warns of split share trading if no-deal Brexit European Union preparations for a no-deal Brexit would split stock markets in Europe, although the damage could be reduced if Britain spelled out in advance its approach to trading, a top EU regulator said on Tuesday....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholehea...
04:51, 2019-05-26

Brexit news: Tory MPs could end your premiership over no-deal, Dominic Grieve warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been warned by Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve that Conservative MPs could push him out of office in October if he becomes prime minister and tries to leave the EU without a deal....
13:17, 2019-06-22

French minister warns of "toxic" Nigel Farage poll win, urges speedy Brexit Victory for veteran British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage in this week's European Parliament election will create a big headache for the European Union and the UK should exit the bloc as soon as possible, France's finance minister said on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Mark Carney warns trade war and no-deal Brexit risks are rising - business live Bank of England governor says a global trade war could ‘shipwreck’ the global economy, while Brexit risks are increasingLatest: Mark Carney speaks in BournemouthUK builders suffer plunging outputHousebuilding, commercial and civil construction all shrinkingPolitical uncertainty blamedLondon house pr...
17:01, 2019-07-02

Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores Dollar Tree is adding alcohol to about 1,000 Family Dollar stores in its latest effort to turn around the struggling chain.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
08:51, 2019-05-27

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared to change "one dot or comma"....
05:51, 2019-05-29

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
22:51, 2019-06-12

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's status in the EU....
04:34, 2019-05-27

Supercars makes further parity changes to Ford, Nissan and Holden All three Supercars models will undergo a new ballast distribution change ahead of the next round in Queensland, as part of the category's ongoing parity adjustments...
12:00, 2019-07-08

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted for female characters instead of male ones. Davis joined fellow actor Mayim Bialik at AT&T’s SHAPE Conference on Saturday to discuss the need fo...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Triple Eight: Ford Supercars parity "slip-up" will be fixed by 2020 Triple Eight boss Roland Dane says he expects the parity "slip-up" with Ford's new Mustang to be corrected before the 2020 season, without Supercars resorting to costly wind tunnel testing...
13:00, 2019-06-18

Details of Holden Supercars parity rules change revealed The Holden ZB Commodore has been allowed an extension to the front splitter and a change to the rear wing as part of the latest wave of Supercars parity adjustments...
14:17, 2019-06-14

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action against global governing body FIFA....
05:34, 2019-06-04

FIFA vice president discusses the Women’s World Cup and parity in the game of soccer As the summer of soccer approaches, Victor Montagliani, the vice president of FIFA Women’s World Cup and president of CONCACAF Gold Cup reflected on the gains for women in the sport, but he noted the significant obstacles that still remain in some countries for many who might otherwise play....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Branson's Virgin Galactic to Go Public Virgin Galactic has plans to become the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. It expects that the deal to go public will give it enough capital to fund the business until its spaceships can commercially operate and send tourists into space....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Branson's Virgin Orbit completes key rocket test Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said....
19:17, 2019-07-10

Branson's Virgin Orbit to test key rocket Wednesday - source Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday plans to release a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters....
18:00, 2019-07-10

Branson's Virgin Orbit moves closer to commercial satellite launch Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said....
00:00, 2019-07-11

SeaWorld hits back at Branson as Virgin stops selling park tickets SeaWorld has hit out at Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson for "succumbing to pressure from animal activists" after he announced his travel firm would no longer sell tickets to the theme parks....
23:34, 2019-07-17

Geena Davis says Hollywood could achieve parity: 'Cross out' men in scripts and sub women Geena Davis and Mayim Bialik say gender parity can create social change. "We need to see people who are like us" to imagine "what we could become."        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

1,000 Years of Archaeology Emerges from Virgin Hotel Site in Edinburgh Delaying Branson's Plans Sir Richard Branson’s first Virgin Hotel in the UK, which is being constructed in Edinburgh, will be delivered a year late. This is due to archaeologists uncovering 1000 years of artifacts at the site – artifacts which are providing new insights about the origins of the ancient city. Last November, ...
15:51, 2019-06-30

MLB roundup: Reds pound out 24 hits in win Phillip Ervin went 6-for-6 and the Cincinnati Reds rolled to a 17-9 win against the Colorado Rockies in the second game of the three-game series in Denver on Saturday night....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Marlins use 11-run inning to pound Brewers 16-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Garrett Cooper had two hits and scored twice during Miami’s franchise-record, 11-run fifth inning, helping the Marlins pound the Milwaukee Brewers 16-0 on Tuesday night. Cooper matched a career high with four hits and scored four times, leading the way as last-place Miami roll...
06:34, 2019-06-05

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
12:34, 2019-07-17

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
17:00, 2019-07-16

Alonso, Mets power up to pound Giants 11-4 Pete Alonso came off the bench and hit his 33rd home run, setting the Mets rookie record for RBIs as New York beat San Francisco 11-4 to end the Giants' seven-game winning streak       ...
02:17, 2019-07-21

Can you solve secret puzzle on UK’s new 50 pound note? A new design for Britain’s highest value banknote has won acclaim not just for who it features but also a sneaky puzzle hiding in plain sight. Yesterday the Bank of England, which despite its name sets monetary policy for the entire UK, revealed who would be emblazoned on the new style 50 pound note...
23:51, 2019-07-16

Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. Cam Chick had four RBIs for the Huskers (30-20), who finished off the Hawkeyes (31-23) in eight innings with the run rule. Fisher (7-3) es...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Adams has 2 HR, 7 RBIs as Nats pound D’backs 15-5 WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Adams homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, Anibal Sanchez got his 100th career victory, and the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 15-5 on Sunday to split their four-game series. Adams, Anthony Rendon and Kurt Suzuki homered off Arizona reliever...
00:51, 2019-06-17

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, but they don’t hold a candle to the absolute...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
01:17, 2019-05-27

A crustacean investigation into the Hamptons $100-per-pound lobster salad Lobster salad has hit $100 per pound at one shop in the Hamptons, a new high. What makes lobster salad $100 at one place and half of that elsewhere? Given that I treat every beat like it’s the Pentagon Papers, I launched my own crustacean investigation. First I went straight to the source, Loaves &....
09:34, 2019-06-22

Pound suffers against euro for 13th day in a row amid May turmoil Longest losing streak takes place since creation of single currency two decades agoThe pound has suffered its longest losing streak against the euro since the creation of the single currency two decades ago as turmoil in Downing Street spilled over into the world’s currency markets.Speculation that ...
02:00, 2019-05-23

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

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows delivered the big blow in a six-run third inning ag...
05:17, 2019-05-31

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
13:00, 2019-05-22

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
08:34, 2019-07-08

British Pound Hits Two-Year Low Amid U.K. Economic Worries The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no-deal Brexit....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The responding deputies located the pills in a hidden...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Mama rhino gives birth to 123-pound calf after 488 days of pregnancy (um, no thanks) A 15-month pregnancy is normal for rhinos, and this is Tashi's fourth calf. The Buffalo Zoo says mom and baby are doing well.        ...
07:51, 2019-06-22

Decarbonizing UK economy will cost 1 trillion pound, cannot be delayed - Hammond Britain cannot put off reducing greenhouse gas emissions but must be aware that the 1 trillion pound ($1.27 trillion) cost to the economy will limit other desirable public investment, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
14:51, 2019-06-07

With Boris Johnson becoming UK leader, experts are predicting more weakness for the pound Sterling whipsawed Tuesday as Boris Johnson emerged as the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest, and will become British Prime Minister as of Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-07-23

Alan Turing revealed as new face of British 50-pound note The World War II codebreaker, whose work was widely credited with hastening the end of the war and saving thousands of lives, committed suicide in 1954 after he was convicted of engaging in homosexual activity....
19:00, 2019-07-15

900-pound Virginia man has hearing in loading dock, pleads guilty from ambulance A 900-pound Virginia man pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case from inside an ambulance during a hearing the loading dock of a federal courthouse on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-05-22

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
21:34, 2019-07-07

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined to bed and cannot “dress himself or be dres...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment in UK plant Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
09:51, 2019-07-05

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling rises after Theresa May resigns The value of the pound climbed slightly against the euro and US dollar following Theresa May's announcement she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7....
20:34, 2019-05-24

Alan Turing, codebreaker and mathematician, to be face of Britain's new 50 pound note Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.       ...
18:34, 2019-07-15

MH370 had 'mysterious' 200-pound load added to flight list after takeoff: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a "mysterious" addition to the flight list after takeoff, according to an engineer whose wife and two children were aboard the ill-fated aircraft when it disappeared in 2014....
05:01, 2019-07-18

200-pound Florida python named 'Ginormica' could reach world-record size, zoo official says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long – but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
22:34, 2019-07-16

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
18:17, 2019-07-12

Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, D.C., on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White House....
23:51, 2019-07-08

Trump climbs into a sumo ring to present a 60-pound ‘President’s Cup’ in highlight of Japan trip President Trump spent his first full day in Japan largely as a tourist but made waves with a tweet that undercut his national security adviser on the threat posed by North Korean missile tests....
00:17, 2019-05-27

Animal shelter slims down 110-pound border collie dubbed ‘Bopper the Whopper!' This border collie arrived at a shelter at twice his normal weight. Dubbed Bopper the Whopper, the staff has slimmed him down and gotten him adopted.        ...
18:51, 2019-06-07

Richard Russo on Misogyny and Why War is Never Far Away Richard Russo, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, talks to TIME about his new novel Chances Are …, our nearness to war and the truth about destiny. You often use your life to inspire your books. Are you in the three 66-year-old friends at the center of Chances Are …? My not wanting to go...
07:51, 2019-07-19

The magnificent reappearing act of Richard Hofmeier Richard Hofmeier was an early superstar of modern indie games. In 2010, he released Cart Life, an unassuming, grayscale title that he described as, "a retail simulation for Windows." In actuality, it was a poignant and powerful portrayal of modern ex......
21:34, 2019-06-05

Top 10 novels about pariahs | Richard Zimler In characters such as Scrooge, Ira Ringold and Hawthorne’s Hester Prynne, those society seeks to exclude and expel make for compelling readingWriting about pariahs lets an author explore the lives of individuals persecuted for their beliefs or desires and who are branded dangerous traitors or misfit...
15:34, 2019-06-05

Richard Linklater: how we made Dazed and Confused ‘When the studio head realised I was directing, he thought, “Oh no, it’s going to be one of those arty, jerk-offski movies.” I still have PTSD thinking about it’I thought the 1970s sucked. Dazed was supposed to be an anti-nostalgic movie. But it’s like trying to make an anti-war movie – just by depi...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Capitalism used to promise a better future. Can it still do that? | Richard Reeves The greatest challenges to capitalism come when that promise begins to be questionedCapitalism is intrinsically futuristic. The ideas that underpin market economies – growth, accumulation, investment – express an unspoken assumption, that tomorrow will be different, and probably better, than today. ...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Jalen Richard, For The Good Of Everyone, Please Vaccinate Your Kids Could someone close to Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard explain to him why he should vaccinate his children? He’s not grasping it, and now I feel bad for his kids and other kids around them....
00:34, 2019-07-11

Richard Commey blasts through Raymundo Beltran Raymundo Beltran is dropped four times by IBF lightweight champion Richard Commey The post Richard Commey blasts through Raymundo Beltran appeared first on Boxing News....
17:34, 2019-06-29

Rom-Com Master Richard Curtis Is Still Trying to Prove That All We Need Is Love Richard Curtis, the Typhoid Mary of incurable romantics, is not surprised that even though it is 9 a.m. on a weekday, Strawberry Fields, the memorial to John Lennon in New York City’s Central Park, is crowded. And he’s not bothered that the obligatory rumpled guitar-playing guy is dogged...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Ex-HBO boss Richard Plepler starting his own consultancy EX-HBO Chief Executive Officer Richard Plepler has his next project in the works. The well-connected exec is starting his own consultancy, dubbed “RLP & Company,” The Post has learned. There are few details available on Plepler’s new gig, but sources close to the exec said he is bound by a non-discl...
08:00, 2019-07-11

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily confused given how things are going. Per Chris Geidner, the acting SecDef is Wall Street banker Richard Spencer, “not the white supremacist neo-Nazi who...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Orange CEO Richard secures his position after acquittal A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange Chief Executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, cementing his position at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
19:34, 2019-07-09

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore....
04:34, 2019-07-02

Who's to blame for the FCA-Renault deal collapse? Beyond the French blunders over the Renault-Nissan alliance and now Fiat – both examples of Paris overplaying its hand when seeking to exercise control – there’s also deeper confusion over what purpose state investment actually serves....
17:34, 2019-06-07

Richard Carapaz wins the 2019 Giro d'Italia "Richard Carapaz won the 2019 Giro d’Italia on Sunday, protecting his lead in the closing time trial to conclude the three-week Grand Tour with his hands on the famous trophy."...
19:34, 2019-06-02

Richard Linklater says he still has “PTSD” from filming Dazed And Confused Dazed And Confused is groovy as hell, its realistic look at high school, countless quotable lines, and stellar, mid-70s soundtrack establishing it as a top-tier teen movie. For director Richard Linklater, however, thinking about the film brings back some slightly traumatizing memories of a troubled ...
03:17, 2019-06-13

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if his “contentious rhetoric” continues. “The [elected...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Richard Carranza scrambling to thwart The Post’s coverage of the DOE In the face of mounting criticism of Carranza’s race-based agenda, his team at Department of Education headquarters is desperate to do damage control, insiders told The Post....
05:17, 2019-06-09

Huawei's Own Smartphone, Laptop OS to Be Ready by Autumn: Richard Yu The international version of the system could be ready in the first or second quarter of 2020, the head of Huawei's consumer business, told US channel CNBC....
12:34, 2019-05-24

Ray Beltran misses weight, can't win Richard Commey's title Ray Beltran badly missed weight on Thursday and won't be eligible to win Richard Commey's 135-pound title Friday when they headline the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card....
13:34, 2019-06-28

Rolling Stones and Richard Ashcroft end 22-year rights row One of the UK music industry's most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being returned to The Verve's Richard Ashcroft....
03:00, 2019-05-24

You can’t teach schoolkids ‘resilience’ when they’re micromanaged every day | Richard Godwin The education secretary wants to ‘toughen up’ pupils, but that means less structure, not moreDon’t tell the Conservative leadership candidates, but the education secretary, Damian Hinds, is holding a brainstorming session. He wants ideas on how we can toughen up British schoolchildren. Clearly he kn...
17:34, 2019-05-31

Richard Ashcroft: Grime has 'rewritten the blueprint' for music Richard Ashcroft has spoken about his love of grime music, saying acts in the genre have "rewritten the blueprint" for UK music in the last few years....
02:17, 2019-05-25

Michelle Buteau and Daniel Dae Kim on Always Be My Maybe and their love for Richard Curtis Ali Wong and Randall Park star in Netflix’s new romantic comedy Always Be My Maybe, the story of estranged childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who reluctantly reconnect after 15 years apart, and soon rediscover the spark between them. We recently sat down with stars Michelle Buteau and Daniel Dae Kim...
00:51, 2019-06-05

2 dead, 40 trapped in building collapse in Mumbai At least two people were dead and another 40 feared trapped Tuesday after a four-story building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, authorities said....
03:17, 2019-07-17

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
03:34, 2019-06-02

4 dead, 87 injured following roof collapse in China The death toll rose to four Monday after another body was retrieved from the wreckage of a bar in southwest China whose roof caved in on dozens of people earlier in the day, according to officials....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Bathstore collapse to deepen retail carnage The carnage gripping Britain's retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore ‎close to appointing administrators....
07:00, 2019-06-20

Raw: Aftermath of fatal crane collapse in Dallas One person was killed and six others injured after a crane collapsed onto an apartment building amid severe thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas Sunday.        ...
04:17, 2019-06-10

State parks are becoming so crowded that they might collapse under their own weight If you’re looking for something to do on a day off and don’t want to spend a lot of money, visiting a state park is a great option. Depending on your location, state parks offer you plenty of options ranging from hiking and biking trails to campsites and other relaxing bonuses. Unfortuna...
03:17, 2019-06-05

'More than 30' feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse An old four-storey building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, trapping more than two dozen people in the rubble, with at least four confirmed dead, a fire department official said....
13:17, 2019-07-16

1 killed, several injured in Dallas crane collapse One person was killed and several others were injured after a construction crane toppled on an apartment building in Dallas on Sunday. (June 9)        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

| WATCH: 'No more survivors' likely in Cambodia building collapse The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continues, as the death toll rises to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found. WATCH NOW...
08:51, 2019-06-24

Cambodia building collapse kills 10, injures over 20 A seven-story building under construction in Cambodia to be turned into a hotel collapsed Saturday, killing 10 people and injuring more than 20, police said....
20:17, 2019-06-22

Satellite Imagery Can Now Be Used to Predict When Bridges Might Collapse Satellite images can make it easier to get around when you’re using apps like Google Maps, but researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and the UK’s University of Bath believe advanced satellite imagery can also be used for a more critical purpose: analyzing structures like bridges for tiny movement...
00:17, 2019-07-11

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Richard Ashcroft reclaims rights to 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' The Verve alum Richard Ashcroft thanked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after the Rolling Stones members gave him the rights to "Bitter Sweet Symphony."...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Lance Armstrong should keep his mouth shut if he is serious about redemption | Richard Williams Sport often welcomes back a bad boy turned good but some offences lie so far beyond the pale a return is almost impossible despite protestationsSteve Smith and David Warner were booed during Australia’s warm-up fixtures against West Indies and England in Southampton. The Aussies won both matches, an...
23:01, 2019-05-27

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
10:17, 2019-07-19

Will title bout against Richard Commey be Raymundo Beltran's last stand? Now into his 20th year as a pro, Raymundo Beltran is surprised with his longevity in boxing. But the former world titleholder is fighting again for a belt, and he couldn't be more excited....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness A retired FDNY hero who toiled at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 has died — making him the 200th member of the department claimed by an illness related to the toxic site, officials and sources said Thursday. Firefighter Richard Driscoll succumbed Wednesday to a 9/11-related illness, sources sa...
19:34, 2019-07-18

The race to beat antibiotic resistance is on – so where do phages fit in? | Richard James The GM virus treatment that saved Isabelle Holdaway is a start, at least, in the fight against drug resistanceThe first antibiotic was discovered by Paul Ehrlich in 1909 and cured syphilis-infected rabbits. At that time about 10% of the population of London were infected with syphilis and there were...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Sam Kerr: 'I was total crap in my first season as a footballer' | Richard Parkin On the eve of the Women’s World Cup, the Matildas captain talks about her initial reluctance to embrace the game after growing up with a different-shaped ball“When I first changed to football it wasn’t exciting for me, I was taken away from something I loved, and that sucked.” It’s a startling admis...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects LONDON (AP) — British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until charged, saying his life was thrown into turmoil by false allegations splashed across the media. Richard was interviewed in 2014 by police investigating an alleged sex assault. H...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Why Richard Madden Is "Thankful" He Was Killed Off Game of Thrones Early Richard Madden left Game of Thrones at the end of season three in the bloody Red Wedding--and he basically couldn't be happier. The Robb Stark actor told Amy Adams at the time of his exit, he......
21:17, 2019-06-12

Maradona film reminds that untameables were not always untouchable | Richard Williams The Argentinian great’s Napoli years show the real pressures of adulation compared to today’s walled-away talentsWhen I sat down in a cinema to watch Emir Kusturica’s documentary about Diego Maradona a decade or so ago, I still thought of myself as a Pelé man. The Brazilian was the footballer who ha...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Taron Egerton, Richard Madden and More Dazzle at Rocketman NYC Premiere Elton John is known for his stunning styles and flare for the dramatic. So, it's safe to say that the bar was set high for all the stars attending the Rocketman premiere in New York......
08:17, 2019-05-30

Director Richard Curtis Knows People Hate Love, Actually—and He Has a Theory as to Why Richard Curtis, the writer of such iconic romantic comedies as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is aware that people have strong feelings about Love, Actually, the 2003 Christmas movie he wrote and directed. The movie wove together a number of storylines and starred, among many others, ...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Richard P. Matsch, 88, Judge in Oklahoma Bombing Case, Is Dead He presided over two trials stemming from the worst act of domestic terrorism, which killed 168 at a federal building, until the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....
23:17, 2019-05-29

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse in rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
06:17, 2019-06-24

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the dozens of construction workers who slept each night ...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Yankees release Farquhar 14 months after dugout collapse NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have released right-hander Danny Farquhar, ending the relief pitcher’s comeback try with New York more than a year after he collapsed in the Chicago White Sox dugout because of a ruptured aneurysm and brain hemorrhage. The Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders a...
22:00, 2019-06-19

FCA and Renault shares drop after merger talks collapse Shares in Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault fell sharply in early trading on Thursday after their $35 billion-plus merger plan fell apart only 10 days after being made public, with FCA blaming French politicians....
10:51, 2019-06-06

Eighteen dead, 24 injured in Cambodia building collapse Eighteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
08:17, 2019-06-23

BJP Takes Big Lead In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Stares At Collapse The BJP has taken a huge lead in the national election in Karnataka over the Congress and Janata Dal Secular alliance, which took power in the state exactly a year ago. The BJP was ahead in 23 of the......
07:34, 2019-05-23

India: Several killed in building collapse after monsoon rains Monsoon rains caused a building to collapse in northern India, while 24 were swept away in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The extreme weather has killed more than 100 people and the death toll is expected to rise....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
08:34, 2019-06-24

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorating cellphone service left visitors too afraid of robbery to brave the isolated roads....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Building collapse kills 2 in India; 12 trapped in rubble A government official says a three-story building has collapsed after monsoon rains in a hilly area of northern India, killing at least two people; a dozen trapped in the rubble...
20:17, 2019-07-14

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the......
21:34, 2019-06-27

7 dead after monsoon rains cause building in India to collapse Building collapses are common in India during the June-September monsoon season, when heavy rains weaken the foundations of structures that are poorly constructed....
07:00, 2019-07-15

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
05:17, 2019-06-18

Victim of Dallas crane collapse remembered for her ‘big heart’ The fatal victim of a crane collapse in Dallas was identified on Monday as her grieving sister remembered the woman’s “unbelievably big heart.” Kiersten Symone Smith, 29, was killed when a crane fell on an apartment building in the city on Sunday amid severe thunderstorms that upro...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Building collapse kills 12 in India after monsoon rains Rescuers say 11 soldiers are among a dozen bodies recovered from the debris of a three-story building that collapsed after monsoon rains hit a hilly area of northern India...
11:00, 2019-07-15

Commerzbank open to M&A after Deutsche Bank talks collapse Commerzbank may refine its strategy and is still open to mergers following the collapse of talks with its larger rival Deutsche Bank, the lender's chief executive said on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Four dead and more than 30 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse At least four people have been killed and more than 30 are feared trapped in the rubble of a four-storey residential building which has collapsed in Mumbai....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
13:34, 2019-07-03

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to ...
23:00, 2019-07-18

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one of four children who have died this month in Venezuela's main pediatric hospital....
22:34, 2019-06-01

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
16:17, 2019-07-10

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse if the federal government passes a significant po...
16:00, 2019-07-19

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
07:17, 2019-06-22

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures 6, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were injured....
04:17, 2019-06-10

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 10, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
00:51, 2019-07-17

Fiat Chrysler CEO Back to Square One After Deal Collapse The unexpected breakdown of merger talks with Renault leaves Mike Manley to soldier on at the top of Fiat Chrysler, with questions remaining about whether the company will seek another merger partner....
17:34, 2019-06-10

Elites' preference for maize led to the collapse of the Maya civilization The preference for a maize-centric diet by Mayan elites may have left the ancient civilization more vulnerable to climate change, according to new research....
20:01, 2019-07-03

Italy's Salvini says government will not collapse after EU vote: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament elections on May 26, seeking to quell fears of an imminent political crisis....
08:17, 2019-05-22

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark beetle plagues....
11:34, 2019-07-20

Cambodia building collapse kills three, with many trapped under rubble A seven-story building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal Preah Sihanouk province, killing three people, seriously injuring 18 and leaving many trapped under the rubble....
00:51, 2019-06-23

Thirteen dead, 23 injured in Cambodia building collapse Thirteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Gamblers lucky to be alive after casino roof collapse Nearly a dozen people were injured Monday when the roof of Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, California, reportedly caved in on them. The collapse occurred around 10:15 a.m. and affected a small portion of the roof — in an area where two large commercial air conditioners are lo...
14:34, 2019-07-16

Seven dead, dozens trapped in Cambodia building collapse Seven people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
15:51, 2019-06-22

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

Big birds: Giant, 1,000-pound birds once roamed around Europe At 1,000 pounds and over 10 feet tall, this bird was one the largest that ever lived in Earth's history, according to new research.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in curtailing misconduct....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Trump's spat with the UK reveals the bottomless depths of his insecurities | Richard Wolffe The leaking of Ambassador Darroch’s emails are embarrassing. But not nearly as embarrassing as president who can’t distinguish his friends from his foesInept and dysfunctional are two of the more diplomatic words you could choose to describe the Trump administration.Colossally moronic and self-defea...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Ex-Patriots star Richard Seymour makes $60K at World Series of Poker Richard Seymour is out of the World Series of Poker. Or, more interestingly put, Richard Seymour was in the World Series of Poker — and it turns out, played pretty well. The former Patriots defensive tackle finished in 131st place out of 8,569 entrants, taking home $59,295 after investing $10,...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Richard Ashcroft making up with Mick can’t change the mould | Rebecca Nicholson The Verve frontman has settled his dispute over Bitter Sweet Symphony but this won’t be the last row over songwriting royaltiesRichard Ashcroft received an outstanding contribution to British music accolade at the Ivor Novello awards last week, and took the opportunity to confirm that the rights to ...
20:17, 2019-05-25

Giro d’Italia: Richard Carapaz holds off Simon Yates to take overall lead • Ecuadorian leads by seven seconds after winning stage 14• British rider finishes second and now lies ninth overallEcuador’s Richard Carapaz won stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia to grab the overall race lead. Movistar’s Carapaz raced clear on the penultimate climb of the day before holding off Britain...
22:17, 2019-05-25

Bittersweet no more: Rolling Stones pass Verve royalties to Richard Ashcroft An acrimonious copyright dispute meant Ashcroft was forced to give up royalties to Bitter Sweet Symphony, but a ‘kind and magnanimous gesture from Mick and Keith’ passes rights to himMick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones have ended one of the most acrimonious copyright disputes in Bri...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Richard Carranza denies white execs demoted based on race City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on Wednesday refused to directly address claims of anti-white discrimination outlined in a $90 million lawsuit by three Department of Education executives, but insisted the allegations are “absolutely not true.” “We have the truth on our sid...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Mueller stopped short of calling Trump a criminal, but did we need him to? | Richard Wolffe The denial from Mueller’s office that the special counsel drew up an indictment on three counts obstruction of justice is problematic and entirely predictableDid Donald Trump repeatedly break the law by trying to block multiple investigations into his mysteriously intimate relationship with Russia?T...
03:34, 2019-05-31

The Fiver | Champions of Africa as many times as Andorra, Burnley and Richard Keys Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Senegal, regular producers of remarkable players, have been champions of Africa exactly as many times as Djibouti, Andorra, Burnley, Richard Keys, Danny Mills and Weird Uncle Fiver. So when Senegalese fans look at their international trophy cabinet,...
18:34, 2019-07-19

Oklahoma City bombing trial judge Richard Matsch dies at 88 DENVER (AP) — The no-nonsense federal judge who gained national respect overseeing the Oklahoma City bombing trials has died. The clerk of Colorado’s federal court, Jeffrey Colwell, says U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch died on Sunday. He was 88. Matsch (MAY’-ch) was known for cowboy h...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Asian parents call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing Branding him a “dangerous” anti-Asian racist, a group of some 80 protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Department of Education headquarters in Manhattan to call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s ouster. Chanting, marching and waving signs, the mostly Asian American pare...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Richard Carapaz on verge of winning Giro after holding off Vincenzo Nibali • Ecuadorian holds 1min 54sec lead over Nibali with time trial left• Pello Bilbao wins 20th stage from Mikel Landa; Carapaz fourthRichard Carapaz was on the verge of winning the Giro d’Italia after he retained the overall leader’s pink jersey in Saturday’s penultimate stage in the Dolomites. The Ecu...
19:51, 2019-06-01

From New York to Buckingham Palace: for Trump meeting the Queen is everything | Richard Wolffe The president doesn’t care about the spats or the protests, he only cares about statusHe is from Queens. She is, well, the Queen.He likes to build towers that feature his name in gold. She keeps her gold in the Tower. In public and private, he runs the gamut from boorish and braggadocious to mindbog...
15:51, 2019-06-04

French court clears Orange CEO Richard of wrongdoing in fraud trial A French court on Tuesday cleared Orange chief executive Stephane Richard of any wrongdoing in a fraud trial, clearing the way for him to remain at the helm of the country's biggest telecom operator....
13:34, 2019-07-09

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
04:34, 2019-06-18

CNN Invites White Supremacist Richard Spencer to Explain Why Trump Isn’t Racist Enough In an obvious nod to Donald Trump’s “both sides” doctrine, America’s third-favorite cable news outlet (second, if you don’t count Trump’s personal propaganda network, Fox News) extended an invitation to the man whom both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League described as a w...
23:17, 2019-07-17

Richard E. Grant to mentor a young drag queen in Fox's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeared in Vanity Fair’s series of first-look photos from Star Wars: Episode IX—The Rise Of Skywalker in c...
00:51, 2019-06-15

Marvel confirms Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden for 'Eternals' at Comic Con Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the schedule for the next 10 Marvel Cinematic Universe projects Saturday during a San Diego Comic Con panel....
03:51, 2019-07-21

To ensure a green future the UK cannot rely on free markets alone | Richard Partington The scale of the climate emergency requires nothing less than full government engagementWith just 11 years left to prevent irreversible damage caused by the climate emergency, there are still options to wean the world’s economy off its reliance on fossil fuels. However, anything less than putting Br...
20:34, 2019-07-07

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and injuring five others....
11:00, 2019-06-11

Dozens feared trapped in deadly Cambodia building collapse Seven people have been confirmed killed in a building collapse in Cambodia. The building was under construction in the coastal resort town of Sihanoukville, which has seen a boom in hotels and casinos....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Sudan rebel group says leaders deported after talks collapse Sudan's ruling military has deported three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, the movement said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Sister: woman killed in crane collapse lived in building DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crane that collapsed into a Dallas apartment building (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The sister of a woman killed after a crane collapsed on an apartment building in Dallas says she was a resident of the building. Toni Smith told The Associated Press that her sister, Ki...
23:17, 2019-06-10

A Nursing Home Chain’s Collapse Leaves the Government on the Hook The failure of the Rosewood Care Centers is the biggest default in the history of a little-known program that underpins 15 percent of the nation’s nursing homes....
12:17, 2019-05-31

Ruins of bridge in Italy demolished nearly a year after deadly collapse The remnants of a bridge in Italy that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people, were finally torn down as a planned explosion cleared the structure in Genoa Friday morning. ...
05:51, 2019-06-29

Trophy Skulls Provide New Clues In Explaining the Collapse of the Maya Two trophy skulls, recently discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization. ...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Cambodian building collapse kills seven, with dozens feared buried Rescuers dig through debris of seven-storey beach resort tower that was under construction in SihanoukvilleAt least seven people died when an under-construction building owned by a Chinese company collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort, officials said, as rescuers scoured the giant rubble heap for su...
01:17, 2019-06-23

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The body of the last worker listed as missing was recovered Saturday, five days after the tunnel crumbled with the workers inside. The ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
01:34, 2019-06-24

Multiple walls collapse in India monsoon rains, 27 killed Heavy monsoon rains in western India have caused three deadly wall collapses and flooded parts of Mumbai, the country’s financial and entertainment capital...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Pelosi flexes muscle over party in impeachment debate, but ‘dam’ could collapse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has wielded her power to quash a faction of Democrats rallying for President Trump’s impeachment, but frustrated members within the party say the president is one misstep away from “that dam collapsing,” according to a Sunday report....
11:17, 2019-06-17

Genoa bridge demolished in dramatic explosion, 10 months after collapse The remains of Genoa's Morandi Bridge were blown up in a controlled explosion on Friday, nearly a year after the structure collapsed in a disaster that killed 43 people....
19:51, 2019-06-28

Explosions cause partial collapse of dorm at University of Nevada, Reno Classes were canceled and several people suffered minor injuries Friday after a utilities explosion caused the partial collapse of a student dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno....
02:51, 2019-07-07

Multiple injured after explosion causes partial dorm collapse in Nevada A mechanical failure caused an explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno, injuring eight people and causing the partial collapse of a mostly empty dormitory building, authorities said. Photos posted to social media showed extensive damage spanning multiple floors of Argenta Hall. Windows we...
07:00, 2019-07-06

Topshop owner averts collapse as rescue deal scrapes through Sir Philip Green's high street retail empire has averted the prospect of collapse after securing enough support for a package of rescue measures in a knife-edge vote....
18:34, 2019-06-12

Police Probe of Dam Collapse in Brazil Focuses on How Much Vale May Have Known About Risks Police investigating the collapse of a Brazilian mine-waste dam are focusing on Vale SA’s chief financial officer and two former senior officials, and what they may have known about safety risks at the site, according to a person familiar with the probe....
04:34, 2019-07-03

3 Dead, 9 Injured As Buildings Collapse In Mizoram, Many Feared Trapped Three buildings in Mizoram's Aizawl collapsed after a massive landslide on Tuesday evening, leaving at least three dead, including two children. Nine others were injured and many people are believed......
02:51, 2019-07-03

| Wall collapse kills 18 as monsoon chaos hits Mumbai At least 18 people were killed in Mumbai when a wall collapsed as the heaviest monsoon rains in a decade brought chaos to India's financial capital and surrounding areas....
16:51, 2019-07-02

The Latest: Tenant files negligence suit over crane collapse DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a severe storm that caused widespread damage to the Dallas area (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A negligence suit has been filed on behalf of a 27-year-old mixed martial arts fighter against the operator of a crane that collapsed onto her apartment building....
06:34, 2019-06-12

4 with critical, serious injuries after Dallas crane collapse that killed woman Utilities worked Monday to restore power to parts of North Texas that was knocked out by a storm that toppled a crane in Dallas that killed at least one person, officials said....
16:51, 2019-06-10

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three workers and according to police leaving some 30 others trapped in the rubble. The city police chief, Thul Phorsda, says 10 workers have been rescued fo...
07:17, 2019-06-22

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
00:17, 2019-07-06

U.S. 'solely to blame' for trade talks collapse, China says in report China blamed the United States for the breakdown of trade negotiations between the two largest economies in the world in a white paper released Sunday....
20:51, 2019-06-02

2 Dead, Soldiers Among 19 Feared Trapped In Himachal Building Collapse Solan Building Collapse: Two people have died and at least 19 people, including 12 Indian Army soldiers and seven civilians, are feared trapped after a multi-storey building collapsed today in......
16:51, 2019-07-14

UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
15:17, 2019-05-21

CNN mired in a credibility crisis as ratings continue to collapse, experts say CNN is suffering a credibility crisis as viewership for the once-proud network continues to collapse with no apparent plan in place to fix things anytime soon, according to various media watchdogs....
03:51, 2019-07-12

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threaten New York...
22:17, 2019-07-17

British Steel on verge of collapse as government talks stall Corbyn calls for nationalisation of Brexit-hit producer if £30m loan not forthcoming‘I’m worried sick’: Scunthorpe frets over British Steel slumpBritish Steel could fall into administration as soon as Wednesday, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain, ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Daily on Energy: Coal communities risk fiscal collapse Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:00, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 4-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake * Unions say: Save the steelworks (Adds context on EU steel equities, the EU ETS, comment from British Steel, from the British government, from UK Steel.)...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of us to work toward the betterment for all of our c...
02:17, 2019-06-07

British singer Cliff Richard demands change to sex offense anonymity rules British singer Cliff Richard joined forces with other high profile figures in the media on Monday to demand that those people accused of sexual offenses are given anonymity until they are charged....
15:17, 2019-07-01

Richard Commey takes out Beltran to set up Teofimo Lopez world title clash Ray Beltran’s overweight but Richard Commey hammers him anyway, writes Jack Hirsch The post Richard Commey takes out Beltran to set up Teofimo Lopez world title clash appeared first on Boxing News....
16:34, 2019-07-01

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entrance exam for admission into the city’s specialized high schools. The Democrats who run the state Assembly held a behind-closed-doors caucus meetin...
11:51, 2019-06-13

Sub-plots abound as Matildas gear up for defining game with Brazil | Richard Parkin The overarching narrative of Australia’s Women’s World Cup campaign very much hinges on events in MontpellierAlea iacta est. So the histories report Caesar uttered as he crossed the Rubicon, risking all on the hopes of a dream. After days of furore following Australia’s shock loss to a vastly improv...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Richard Carranza held ‘white-supremacy culture’ training for school admins City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Stock car racing turns 70: Richard Petty recalls wild first race in 1949 On Jan. 19, 1949, drivers and moonshiners arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Buicks, Mercurys and Cadillacs with numbers duct-taped on the car doors -- and made history....
03:01, 2019-06-20

Matildas' favourites tag makes Norway World Cup clash even trickier | Richard Parkin Australia’s players cannot afford to focus on anything other than the match in Nice despite a temptation to look further aheadLike any metric Fifa rankings are a crude measure best taken with a sack of salt. A fleeting look at the women’s rankings tells you sixth v 12th should be, if not a fait acco...
16:00, 2019-06-22

Richard Carapaz wins Giro d’Italia to make cycling history for Ecuador • Carapaz becomes country’s first grand tour champion• Chad Haga of the US fastest on last stage’s time trialRichard Carapaz became Ecuador’s first grand tour champion by winning the Giro d’Italia while Chad Haga of the US was fastest in the final stage’s individual time trial.Carapaz, who rides for...
00:51, 2019-06-03

Good riddance, Sarah Sanders, Washington's worst communicator | Richard Wolffe She wasn’t spicy like Sean or hopeful like Hicks, but she was the perfect spokeswoman for a perfectly lazy and dishonest presidentWhat on earth was the point of Sarah Sanders?For 94 days, the outgoing White House press secretary gave no press briefing in the press room just a few steps from the pres...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Oakland Raiders' Jalen Richard vows to keep children unvaccinated, cites his own 'research' Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard opened up a conversation about vaccines on social media Wednesday after he vowed he would not get his children vaccinated....
16:34, 2019-07-11

School chancellor Richard Carranza brings racial divide to City Hall New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has brought his agency’s culture of racial divisiveness to the steps City Hall, critics charged Tuesday “I don’t know why any elected official, any leader, any mayor would want to divide the city on racial lines and since the chancellor h...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Giro d'Italia: Richard Carapaz tightens grip as Nibali leapfrogs Roglic Roglic dropped on brutal Mortirolo climbGiulio Ciccone wins stage 16 in harsh conditionsEcuador’s Richard Carapaz took a big step towards Giro d’Italia glory by holding off the two-time champion Vincenzo Nibali and increasing his lead over Primoz Roglic in Tuesday’s 16th stage.The Movistar rider reg...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
22:00, 2019-07-10

One dead and six injured in Dallas crane collapse amid severe thunderstorms Witness: crane ‘fell straight through’ apartment buildingNames of injured and woman who died not knownA woman died and at least six people were injured when a crane collapsed on to an apartment building in Dallas amid severe thunderstorms early on Sunday afternoon.Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

27 killed as monsoon rains collapse walls in India’s financial capital MUMBAI, India — Heavy monsoon rains in western India caused at least three walls to collapse onto huts and city shanties, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said Tuesday, as forecasters warned of more rain. At least 18 people were killed and 66 others injured when a ...
11:51, 2019-07-02

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals Ame...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Philip Green's Arcadia avoids collapse as creditors back deal Philip Green's Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire staved off a collapse into administration on Wednesday as creditors approved his sweetened restructuring plan....
23:34, 2019-06-13

12-Year-Old Girl, Trapped For Hours After Wall Collapse In Mumbai, Dies A 14-hour-long effort to rescue a 12-year-old girl, trapped under debris after heavy rain led to the collapse of a wall in Mumbai's Malad area, ended in tragedy as the rescue team pulled out her body......
16:00, 2019-07-02

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
15:17, 2019-06-28

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
22:34, 2019-06-11

'No stone unturned' to help British Steel amid collapse fears - govt Ministers will leave "no stone unturned" in supporting the UK steel industry, MPs have been told, as the country's second largest producer teeters on the brink of collapse....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Maharashtra Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Pune Wall Collapse Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed....
10:51, 2019-06-29

France, Britain and Germany say risks Iran nuclear deal could collapse France, Britain and Germany said on Sunday they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and a risk of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal falling apart, calling for dialogue between all the parties to resume....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Putin is right about the collapse of liberal values– but the EU shares the blame | Owen Jones Rightwing demagogues across the world, including in Europe, go unchecked. Darkness threatens to engulf us allVladimir Putin is right. When he celebrates the existential crisis of what he terms “liberalism”, his grounds for triumphalism are substantial. “The liberal idea has become obsolete,” he crow...
15:00, 2019-06-28

Education Department Had Hand in College Chain’s Collapse, Documents Show A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward collapse....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-09

CNN faces backlash after interviewing white nationalist Richard Spencer about Trump's racist tweets David J. Phillip/AP CNN sparked heavy criticism on social media on Tuesday after interviewing a prominent white nationalist, Richard Spencer, about Trump's racist tweets from the weekend. Spencer said the tweets didn't go far enough, suggesting Trump needs to do more to impress white supremacists l...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Richard Carranza accused of waiving protocol to hire pals in high-ranking jobs Chancellor Richard Carranza waived job postings and other requirements to hire ex-employees he knew in California and Texas, including the former vice president of a company that has since racked up millions in sales to New York City schools, The Post has learned. A complaint to the city’s Special C...
05:17, 2019-06-09

Three-time Super Bowl champion Richard Seymour cleans up at World Series of Poker Three-time Super Bowl champion defensive lineman Richard Seymour earned millions in his playing career between the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders but got a little bit richer this week....
20:51, 2019-07-12

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
18:34, 2019-07-15

Scotland collapse, England move on and Totti hits out – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the latest Women’s World Cup drama, VAR’s increasing prominence, Copa América and a Totti meltdownJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in football, starting with Scotland’s de...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
18:51, 2019-07-08

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that highlights the difficulties of childbirth and parenting in a war zone....
21:51, 2019-06-14

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Death toll rises to 10 in Mumbai building collapse as rescue efforts continue The death toll from the collapse of a decades-old four-storey building in India's financial capital Mumbai rose to 10 late on Tuesday, with at least eight injured, officials said, as rescue operations continued to remove those trapped in the rubble....
19:34, 2019-07-16

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week that killed at least 43 of them....
19:34, 2019-06-29

UFC Fighter Macy Chiasson's Apartment Destroyed In Dallas Crane Collapse [Update] A construction crane collapsed amid fierce thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, falling onto a nearby apartment building and parking garage, killing 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith, and displacing dozens of residents. One of the people affected by that disaster was UFC women’s bantamweight fi...
08:34, 2019-06-12

"Golden Shake Hand With Life": Woman Survives Mumbai Building Collapse A visit by two relatives of a woman staying in the decades-old building which collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area ended on a tragic note as they got trapped under the debris and died, officials said......
12:34, 2019-07-17

It Is Really Really Hard to Go to the Moon India was supposed to launch a rocket today that would send a craft to the Moon’s surface, making it the fourth country ever to do so if successful. But with 56 minutes left in the countdown, everything came to a halt, because of a “technical snag.” It’s hard to get to the Moon. Read more......
17:34, 2019-07-15

Asylum: What is it and how hard is it to get? Immigration experts say successfully achieving asylum in the U.S. is incredibly difficult, especially for those coming here from Central America.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Marvel finally confirms The Eternals, starring Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, and Kumail Nanjiani This evening, during its San Diego Comic-Con panel, Marvel Studios finally confirmed one of its many poorly kept secrets, announcing that Chloé Zhao is going to direct a movie based on Jack Kirby’s The Eternals. The movie is set for November 2020, and Marvel also kindly confirmed all of the casting ...
06:51, 2019-07-21

Giro d'Italia: Esteban Chaves wins 19th stage as Richard Carapaz stays in pink Colombian takes third solo win of career in mountain stageRichard Carapaz keeps rivals at bay to retain overall leadEsteban Chaves ended his year-long wait for a victory with an emotional stage 19 success at the Giro d’Italia.Chaves, riding for Mitchelton-Scott, was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Drab Champions League final continues trend of dismal domestic duels | Richard Williams Teams who face each other domestically always struggle to produce the kind of showpiece expected from the most eagerly anticipated night of the seasonIf you wanted to decrease the level of global interest in the climactic match of a European club competition by, say, 50%, you might very well contriv...
22:17, 2019-06-03

‘Nanny and the Professor’ star Juliet Mills explains why an on-screen romance with Richard Long never happened Juliet Mills, who famously played British nanny Phoebe Figalilly in “Nanny and the Professor,” still wonders why her on-screen chemistry with Richard Long (Professor Everett) didn’t play a bigger role in the series....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Giro d'Italia: Richard Carapaz extends race lead as Nans Peters wins stage 17 French rider breaks clear for maiden Grand Tour winCarapaz picks up seven seconds on Vincenzo NibaliFrance’s Nans Peters won stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia as overall leader Richard Carapaz gained a few extra seconds on his rivals.Peters powered clear from an 18-man breakaway with around 15 kilometre...
19:17, 2019-05-29

North Korea's Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapse: Chosun Ilbo North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, holding them responsible for its collapse, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Genoa bridge collapse: Shocking videos show aftermath of disaster which claimed at least 35 lives Shocking footage taken in Genoa show the scale of destruction shortly after an 80m swathe of the Morandi bridge fell into a valley along with dozens of cars and trucks, killing at least 35 people....
18:17, 2019-06-28

Giannis Antetokunmpo, Bucks hope East finals collapse serves as learning experience Milwaukee dominated the first two rounds of the playoffs and took a 2-0 lead on Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals before the wheels fell off.        ...
00:00, 2019-05-27

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
12:51, 2019-05-25

If U.S. Dollar Weakens, Who Benefits? The U.S. dollar has gained against most currencies as the Fed raised rates. Could a rate cut end that trend and, if so, which currencies will benefit?...
00:51, 2019-07-10

Rupee Appreciates To 69.34 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar (INR vs USD) Forex dealers said that selling of the dollar by exporters, a positive opening in domestic equities and foreign fund inflows supported the rupee. On the other hand, rising......
10:17, 2019-05-27

Rupee Falls To 69.45 Against Dollar Dollar rate in India: After opening marginally higher against the greenback at 69.37, the rupee declined by as much as 10 paise to hit 69.45 in afternoon deals. Crude oil prices lowering to near......
10:17, 2019-06-13

Here's Why It's So Hard to Draw a Horse The New Yorker comic “How to Draw a Horse” isn’t really a how-to; it’s a story about young love and the beauty of nature and channeling your feelings into art. But it also has actual tips for drawing horses! So if you’re an artist who struggles with anatomy, movement, or proportions, check it out....
21:34, 2019-06-06

Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for si...
21:34, 2019-06-06

Crude Falls Hard: The Set-up You Need To See On May 21, with crude trading near $63 a barrel, our Energy Pro Service posted a subscribers update showing that oil was poised for an explosive move... down....
23:34, 2019-05-23

How to Teach Yourself to Do Hard Things Practice (supposedly) makes perfect, but who among us has never spent hours upon hours practicing something they didn’t even come close to perfecting? I, for one, played a LOT of tennis as a teenager and wrestled with a clarinet for many years in many bands, and guess what? I was never more than sol...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Why AI talent is so hard to come by and what can be done to fill the gap Karen Roby talks with Columbia professor Sameer Maskey about the lack of trained AI talent and why he believes underserved communities may be the answer to the solution....
23:17, 2019-06-13

Victor Hugo Hurtado: Bolivian Football Federation confirm death of referee after collapse during match The Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) have confirmed the death of referee Victor Hugo Hurtado Ogeda following a top-flight match held at high altitude in the country....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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

Rupee Ends Lower At 69.58 Against Dollar Safe-haven assets like the yen rose after reports said US President Donald Trump had approved military strikes against Iran, but later decided against it....
16:51, 2019-06-21

5 Questions To Ask Your Advisor Before You Invest Another Dollar If trust is the foundation of a successful relationship, transparency is its cornerstone. Without transparency, it’s impossible to gain and maintain trust. This is particularly true when it comes to your financial relationships....
20:34, 2019-05-21

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

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.39 Against Dollar Rupee vs dollar today: Weakening of the dollar overseas along with strength in the domestic equity markets supported the currency. However, a rise in global oil prices kept the upside in the rupee in......
10:00, 2019-06-10

Rupee Edges Higher Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic unit opened almost flat at 69.70 against the dollar and moved 5 paise higher to 69.67 in early trade....
11:51, 2019-05-22

What's a Strip Club Without Dollar Bills? About a 30-minute Uber ride from Wall Street, there’s a dim purple basement where women, myself included, steadily accumulate bills, one by one, in three-minute song cycles. Some are as young as 18; others, old enough to be their moms. We come from Brooklyn, the Bronx, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bra...
23:17, 2019-07-01

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
21:34, 2019-05-31

Rupee Closes Lower At 68.92 Against Dollar Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the capital markets, pulling out Rs 1,916.91 crore on Monday, provisional data on the NSE showed...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Rupee Edges Higher To 68.81 Against Dollar The dollar index was down 0.2 per cent against a basket of major currencies on Thursday. It climbed to a one-week peak in the previous session on robust US retail sales, but nudged lower as Treasury......
10:17, 2019-07-18

Rupee Edges Higher To 69.20 Against US Dollar Steadiness in the dollar overseas along with a recovery in the domestic equity markets supported the rupee, according to analysts. However, gains of more than 1 per cent in global oil prices limited......
14:51, 2019-06-07

Rupee Closes Lower At 69.65 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic currency opened at 69.40 a dollar and gained further strength to touch a high of 69.38 during the day...
22:01, 2019-06-10

Who Was NOT Surprised by the Dollar’s 2018 Comeback? In early 2018, the U.S. Dollar had been falling for a more than a year. Conventional wisdom said it would keep falling. One classically contrarian forecast said otherwise: See the chart for yourself....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Rupee Moves Lower To End At 69.28 Against Dollar Forex traders said, foreign fund outflows and rising crude oil prices also kept pressure on the rupee. Moreover, heavy selling in domestic equities also weighed on the local unit....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Rupee Moves Higher To 68.32 Against Dollar Rupee strengthened in tandem with other emerging market currencies after Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell bolstered expectations of a rate cut later this month, forex traders were cited as saying......
16:34, 2019-07-11

Rupee Drops To 69.73 Mark Against Dollar The rupee was last seen trading at 69.68 against the dollar, down 17 paise or 0.24 per cent compared to the previous close.Till Monday, the rupee had appreciated 0.73 per cent against the dollar so......
12:00, 2019-05-28

Hard truths with Kevin Bacon At the premiere of his new show "City on a Hill," actor Kevin Bacon says it examines difficult truths about law enforcement and race. (June 5)        ...
16:34, 2019-06-05

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one of its creators by another. During an interview at Code thi...
20:51, 2019-06-11

You might have to be a die-hard fan to get ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Star Trek: Picard feels like a watershed decision in the streaming TV wars: A show so niche that it cannot possibly find a mainstream audience. I'm not complaining since it seems to have been designed to appeal to my fanboy brain. But is Amazon going......
19:51, 2019-07-22

You will be able to buy a 20TB hard drive in 2020 Western Digital has revealed it expects its first 20TB hard disk drives to ship next year. In a press release, Martin Fink, the CTO of Western Digital, confirmed that the drive will feature nine disks which means that each platter will have a capacity of at least 2.22TB.Also confirmed is the fa...
18:00, 2019-06-11

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing Windows: I recently had a suspicion that something was up with my hard drive. Spending a little time to figure out what was going on—and to confirm nothing bad was actually happening—saved me $200+, or the cost of the shiny new 6TB HDD (or speedier 2TB SSD) I was contemplating ordering off Amazon....
18:00, 2019-05-30

You Should Own Your Favorite Books in Hard Copy Microsoft is deleting books off of its customers’s devices. It’s a harsh reminder that most ebooks can be remotely wiped by the seller, so you’re forever at their mercy. That’s just one reason you should own your favorite books as hard paper copies....
17:17, 2019-07-11

It can be hard to predict the future. Why you should save anyway A lot of young people can't easily imagine where they're headed. Here's how to make sure you're prepared for a variety of outcomes....
21:17, 2019-07-02

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Get At Those Hard to Reach Screws With This $10 Tool Set If you’re the kind of person who scoffs in the face of warranties and wants to repair their own phone, this $10 tool kit (with promo code HA7HHRYWHH) has every tiny screwdriver you could need to open up most gadgets, plus a flex shaft for reaching into tight spaces, say, inside a PC case.Read more.....
14:17, 2019-05-30

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Solskjaer: It will be hard to drop Greenwood "Manchester United manager Ole gunnar Solskjaer praised teenage forward Mason Greenwood after he scored twice in a pre-season game against Inter Milan in Singapore."...
02:00, 2019-07-21

James Dolan and Knicks need to take hard look at themselves SportsPulse: Trysta Krick holds nothing back when telling the New York Knicks exactly what they need to hear following a nightmare opening of free agency.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-01

Renault's Hulkenberg: F1 overtaking as hard as it's ever been Renault's Nico Hulkenberg says following another Formula 1 car is as hard as it has ever been, despite the championship's efforts to improve overtaking...
12:34, 2019-07-09

Hearing Postponed for White Man Accused of Hate Crime in Fatal Stabbing of Richard Collins III on University of Maryland Campus The quest for justice for Richard Collins III, the Bowie State University student fatally stabbed two years ago on the campus of the University of Maryland in what prosecutors say was a hate crime, was delayed when a judge postponed a hearing Thursday on whether evidence of the suspect’s membership ...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Marvel's Eternals Are Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Don Lee, Bryan Tyree Henry, Kumail Nanjiani, and More! They’re some of Jack Kirby’s weirdest Marvel creations. And now, they’re the vanguard of the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe—and after months of rumors, Marvel took to San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H to officially confirm the faces of Chloé Zhao’s Eternals movie.Read more......
04:34, 2019-07-21

Australian Dollar Declines After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Rupee Closes Higher At 69.26 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know Rupee rose for second day in a row against the US dollar on hopes of rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India. The home unit climbed 44 paise or 0.6 per cent to end at 69.26 against the greenback, news......
19:17, 2019-06-03

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback declined against many major currencies....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Rupee Falls For Third Straight Day, Ends At 68.97 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the domestic currency opened at 68.76 per dollar, but lost ground during the day and finally settled at 68.97, down 15 paise over its previous close....
15:51, 2019-07-18

President Trump Says the U.S. Should Start Manipulating the Dollar (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of playing a “big currency manipulation game.” He said the United States should match that effort, a move that directly contradicts official U.S. policy not to manipulate the dollar’s value to gain tr...
08:17, 2019-07-04

Dollar Falls, Snapping Three-Day Winning Streak The WSJ Dollar Index, which measures the U.S. currency against a basket of 16 others, declined 0.1% to 91.18. The Federal Reserve vice chairman had said interest-rate cuts could be considered if there is risk of a sharper slowdown....
00:51, 2019-05-31

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and limit poor communities' access to healthy food....
00:00, 2019-07-22

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
22:51, 2019-06-07

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday after minutes from the May Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed officials agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place "for some time."...
01:51, 2019-05-23

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

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

Is President Trump Finally Getting a Weaker Dollar? President Trump has repeatedly bashed the dollar’s strength in recent years, only for the currency to grind higher. Now, analysts say, the U.S. currency may finally be primed for a decline, albeit a slow and steady one....
13:34, 2019-07-08

Dollar Edges Lower After Powell Remarks The dollar edged lower Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was monitoring trade developments and would respond as necessary....
02:00, 2019-06-05

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
10:34, 2019-06-12

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond portfolio is “ridiculous.”...
16:34, 2019-06-11

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
12:51, 2019-05-25

Rupee Rises 49 Paise To Settle at 69.53 Against Dollar On weekly basis, the domesticcurrency gained 70 paise helped by a host of domestic and global factors like stable political outlook with NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government's return,......
16:17, 2019-05-24

Dollar General has a new strategy to win wealthier shoppers Dollar General is turning to a new strategy to push its budget-conscious shoppers to spend more at stores and attract wealthier customers hunting for bargains by expanding into home furnishings, kitchenware and party supplies....
20:00, 2019-07-11

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Jay Gruden: 'Hard Knocks' should follow Raiders Redskins coach Jay Gruden would be more than happy for the Oakland Raiders, who are coached by his brother, to be chosen for "Hard Knocks" over his team. "If they were smart, they would go to Oakland," Jay Gruden said....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
16:51, 2019-06-14

Our astonishing brain is hard to figure out – and that's fantastic It can seem a Herculean task to establish even basic facts about the human brain, but without its mind-boggling complexity we wouldn't be nearly as amazing...
20:00, 2019-06-27

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop and 5 things to do about them Robocalls are efficient and powerful tools for sending targeted messages to the public, and there are several reasons they have such staying power.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-30

Monsoon 2019 strikes hard for some Tucsonans TUCSON – In what’s been an almost silent start to monsoon 2019, Mother Nature finally picked up some steam. Scattered storms developed around 2 pm on Monday and became widespread and severe by 5 pm. As of 9:00 pm Monday night most of the region was still under a rare Severe Thunderstorm ...
07:34, 2019-07-23

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
13:51, 2019-05-23

| Wimbledon rivals need 'to work twice as hard' against me, says Djokovic Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the ninth time and admitted that rivals will have "to work twice as hard" if he is to be denied a fifth title....
13:00, 2019-07-11

NYC makes it as hard as possible for business owners to survive The city has problems with empty storefronts, but that doesn’t stop it from making it as hard as possible to run a business. Nancy Bass-Wyden’s grandfather founded their Strand bookstore in 1927 and moved it to 826 Broadway on the corner of East 13th Street in 1956. In 1996, when junkies still roame...
07:34, 2019-06-12

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
10:34, 2019-05-24

3 reasons robocalls are hard to stop (and 5 things to do about them) Just a couple of months ago, I shared with you seven ways to stop robocalls. It's a hot topic that I monitor regularly. It's like being a spectator at a sporting event....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Che Adams: ‘In non-league it’s just a question of how hard you’re going to get kicked’ The Southampton striker talks about growing up in Thurnby Lodge, playing non-league and being named after Che GuevaraChe Adams confirms it is “Shay” rather than “Chay” before he sits down to discuss how he has become Southampton’s newest signing in a £14m deal from Birmingham City but the spelling o...
13:17, 2019-07-17

This week in Savage Love: Hard feelings I keep running into the same issue with my best friend of five years. (She’s also my maid of honor at my upcoming wedding.) We’re both empaths—most of my friends are—and we’re both in therapy working on how to cope with that. I have severe anxiety that impacts my physical health, so one of the empat...
10:00, 2019-05-22

Vendors get a hard look as dealer profits fall Many dealers say that cutting vendor costs is a priority this year. The reviews follow a year in which the average U.S. light-vehicle dealership reported a loss on operations for the first time in at least a decade....
09:17, 2019-06-01

How 3D spintronics will take hard drive performance to the next level Spintronics might not be the sort of word that comes up in everyday discussions, but it has been revolutionising computer technology for years. It’s the branch of physics that involves manipulating the spin of a flow of electrons, which first reached consumers in the late 1990s in the form of magnet...
16:17, 2019-06-18

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
19:00, 2019-06-18

You've Got to Admire How Hard This 1980 Chevette Brochure Is Trying I don’t think we’re shocking anyone when we say that the Chevrolet Chevette was not really a great car. That’s not just because it was designed to be a cheap, everyperson’s car—there’s many of those I really admire—but the Chevette always seemed to be a bit of a half-assed effort....
04:51, 2019-06-21

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard Donald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electric. Steam won out in the poll, and now, Trump says...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Unhappy Valentine’s: Why bad memories of your ex are so hard to shake As time passes, our memories of negative emotions normally fade faster than positive ones, helping us to move on. But this isn’t the case when it comes to exes...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Fan Makes NES John Wick Game And It's Really Hard Keanu Reeves’ “John Wick” character appeared in Fortnite earlier this year, and has a strategy game called John Wick Hex coming sometime in the future. But if you don’t feel like waiting, there’s now a short NES homage to the would-be-retired hitman you can play for free....
03:00, 2019-07-20

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open path for people in a rush. How courteous, I thought. But now, there are campaigns to change the country’s long-standing escalator manners....
15:34, 2019-06-20

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
13:51, 2019-07-03

It would be 'very hard' for anything like Tiananmen protests to happen again: Former US diplomat The Chinese embassy in the U.S. says others shouldn't interfere in its domestic situation and that "China's human rights are in the best period ever."...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Samsung's chip business was hit hard by U.S. ban on Huawei According to Reuters, Samsung Electronics is expected to release a preliminary look at its second-quarter earnings report this coming Friday. The numbers should show that the South Korean manufacturer was negatively affected by the U.S. ban that prevented Huawei from obtaining U.S. parts and softwar...
20:01, 2019-07-03

Comment of the Day: It's Hard Not to Drive a Lot When America's This Spread Out In The Morning Shift today, my brilliant coworker Aaron Gordon wrote about a report from the Department of Transportation stating that Americans drove 43 percent more miles in April of 2019 than they did during the same month 25 years prior. Even though vehicles are cleaner now, driving isn’t great ...
01:34, 2019-06-22

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
22:00, 2019-06-04

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
10:34, 2019-05-31

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

Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve official further cemented expectations for one, fuelling appetite for risky assets and capping the dollar....
13:34, 2019-07-19

Rupee Off Day's High Of 69.47 Against Dollar Amid Volatile Trade Rupee vs dollar today: Rupee vs dollar: Foreign funds pulled out Rs 97.05 crore from the capital markets on a net basis on Wednesday, provisional data showed. The rupee opened higher at69.47 against......
18:00, 2019-06-20

Family Dollar to begin selling alcohol in 1,000 stores MATTHEWS, N.C. (CNN Newsource) – Discount retailer Family Dollar is adding booze to boost sales. According to USA Today, about 1,000 stores will start selling alcohol. The chain announced in March it will close nearly 400 stores this year on top of the more than 120 it closed in 2018. It will ...
04:34, 2019-05-31

Trump's stance on US dollar is 'short sighted,' economist says "I think it is certainly true that Donald Trump would like a weaker dollar. But I think that's really kind of short sighted," said Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist of Principal Global Investors on Friday....
12:51, 2019-07-12

Fed rate-cut sign boosts stocks, dollar drops World stock markets jumped on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 hitting a record high, while the 10-year U.S. Treasury note yield dipped below 2% as investors digested a signal from the Federal Reserve of potential U.S. interest rate cuts as soon as its next meeting....
00:51, 2019-06-21

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:34, 2019-06-12

A messy multibillion-dollar deal between the US and Turkey just got more complicated The US will begin 'unwinding' Turkey's participation in the F-35 program, upping the ante in a messy deal over a Russia-made missile system....
22:00, 2019-06-07

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
23:34, 2019-05-31

Trump's policies add luster to gold at dollar's expense Central banks in emerging countries are hoarding the precious metal at the fastest pace in decades. The "weaponization" of the dollar by President Trump is making countries increasingly wary of the greenback....
17:17, 2019-06-11

Microsoft wins multibillion-dollar cloud deal from AT&T Microsoft's effort to catch Amazon Web Services in cloud got a major boost from a new deal with AT&T and an agreement to build out services for 5G....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
18:00, 2019-05-21

UK tech created 13 'billion dollar' startups in 2018 The UK technology sector produced 13 "unicorn" companies - firms privately valued at more than $1bn (£784 million) - over the past year, taking its overall total to 72....
14:34, 2019-06-10

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this year since 2016....
16:00, 2019-06-01

Europe just gave the dollar a boost. Here's why Trump hates it Europe signaled Tuesday that it could return to printing money to boost its flagging economy, a potential reversal of policy that drew an immediate rebuke from President Donald Trump....
22:17, 2019-06-18

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor in Multibillion-Dollar Deal Infineon Technologies said it would buy Cypress Semiconductor for an enterprise value of $10.1 billion, a deal the German company said would make it the biggest supplier of chips to the automotive market....
12:34, 2019-06-03

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while the euro, Japan's yen and China's yuan were seen as broadly in line with fundamentals....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have failed to do....
20:51, 2019-06-27

METALS-Copper rebounds from more than 4-month low as dollar eases Copper prices rebounded on Friday from their lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but were heading for their sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
06:17, 2019-05-24

Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows....
13:17, 2019-06-20

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Fed's slipstream leaves stocks beaming, dollar subdued Global stocks gained for a third straight day on Wednesday, bolstered by investors' growing hopes that the Federal Reserve might cut interest rates this year to boost a slowing global economy, while the dollar languished near seven-week lows....
16:34, 2019-06-05

After tax hike, gas in California is now a dollar higher than the national average California's average gas price per gallon bumped up to a nation high of $3.755 per gallon when a new 5.6 cent gas tax increase went into effect July 1....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Argentina Faces Choice Between Hard Reforms and Populism No leader wants to face voters when times are tough, particularly in this era of wild-card winners, incumbent losers and brand-new political parties in country after country. That’s why Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri is still widely considered an underdog to win re-election in Octo...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type’s popularity is on the up. Despite the abun...
23:51, 2019-06-17

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
21:34, 2019-05-21

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
15:51, 2019-07-11

The Fed will have a hard time giving everyone what they want, from stock traders to Trump This might be Fed Chair Jerome Powell's toughest meeting yet, because whatever the outcome, odds are high that it will disappoint a large group....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Sony Positions Next PlayStation for Hard-Core Gamers Sony’s next-generation PlayStation is still more than a year away, but its marketing strategy against newcomers like Google is already clear: Focus on hard-core gamers who obsess over the latest features....
14:17, 2019-06-29

The new iPadOS supports USB sticks and external hard drives Apple's enhancements to its venerable iPad family of tablets didn't end up with the brand new iPadOS that introduces plenty of features that aid multitasking, moving the iPad one step closer to being an actually decent laptop replacement.Tucked withing the new iPadOS is one small feature, one giant ...
13:34, 2019-06-04

England reach World Cup last 16 with hard-fought win over Argentina Jodie Taylor jogged a few memories with a criticism deflecting counter-attacking goal as England guaranteed themselves a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup on a clear Normandy night when Argentina again confounded the supposed experts.Carlos Borrello’s side had been depicted as utterly ho...
00:51, 2019-06-15

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency's ambitious new ...
16:51, 2019-06-03

This Hail Mary Replay Tweak Will Go Over Like A Hard Fart I wish they had thrown that flag in the NFC title game. I wish this because the Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman committed obvious pass interference. But I also wish it because flagging the Rams on that play would have allowed Saints coach Sean Payton to blow the game on his own merits—something he was a...
18:34, 2019-06-07

I learned the hard way: How you can avoid my credit card mistakes My credit card mistakes were easily avoidable and something to learn from. Here are three notable blunders you too can avoid.       ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new generations on the way. Then, as autumn sets in, that generation of butterflies shuts down reproductio...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
23:51, 2019-07-19

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Plaza Construction — which was hired for preliminary...
08:34, 2019-06-28

Babymetal: Su-metal and Moametal rock hard but cute Glastonbury may be known for its huge array of diverse and unusual acts, but a female Japanese metal band is still a pretty leftfield choice to play one of the festival's prime slots....
13:34, 2019-07-01

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliament on Wednesday hoping to secure the confirmation that she will need in two weeks' time....
14:51, 2019-07-03

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

Apollo 11 only made it to the moon through diabolically hard practice Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
15:51, 2019-07-08