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Private Border Wall Funded By MAGA Idiots Ordered to Keep Gate Open

The stretch of privately-funded border wall built by a bunch of MAGA idiots in New Mexico has been ordered by officials to keep its gate open indefinitely, according to BuzzFeed News. The money to build the wall was collected from supporter...

Private Border Wall Funded By MAGA Idiots Ordered to Keep Gate Open

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Cease and desist lifted, work on privately funded border wall will continue Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, Texas.        ...
02:15, 2019-05-31

New Mexico town gets death threats after halting crowd-funded border wall A New Mexico mayor on Thursday said he and his staff received multiple death threats after they briefly halted construction of a crowd-funded, private border wall by a group that then urged supporters to tell the city to "stop playing games," and alleged it was tied to drug cartels....
09:15, 2019-05-31

Privately funded organization We Build the Wall starts construction of border barrier in Texas A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
17:45, 2019-05-27

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit. The group We Build the Wall Inc. erected around 1,500 feet (457 meters) of bollard-style fencing along private property in S...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
11:15, 2019-05-29

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
03:30, 2019-06-02

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
01:45, 2019-05-30

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
22:15, 2019-05-28

City issues cease-and-desist order for private border wall SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A border suburb of El Paso, Texas, has issued a cease-and-desist order against construction of a privately funded border barrier. A spokesman for Sunland Park, New Mexico, said Tuesday that the barrier being erected by We Build The Wall Inc. on private property doesn’...
04:15, 2019-05-29

How a private border wall sparked anger and death threats in a small New Mexico town The construction of the wall thrusted Sunland Park into the national spotlight as the immigration debate has intensified over the arrival of migrants.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

City issues cease and desist to group that created GoFundMe to construct private border wall Sunland Park, NM, issued a cease and desist letter to company, claiming a border wall constructed with GoFundMe dollars is not in compliance.        ...
06:45, 2019-05-30

On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles The site’s automated recommendation system, at times drawing on home movies of unwitting families, created a vast video catalog of prepubescent children....
12:15, 2019-06-03

Tiger Woods struggles out of the gate as US Open hopes fade PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tiger Woods was hoping to post a low number in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday and put early pressure on the leaders. That didn’t happen. Woods ruined his round as soon as it began, taking bogey on two of the first three holes at Pebble Beach. From......
06:00, 2019-06-16

US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
03:30, 2019-06-29

Wall St. climbs as weak private jobs data boost rate cut hopes Wall Street's major indexes rose on Wednesday as investors bet on a Federal Reserve interest rate cut after weak private sector jobs data and hopes grew that the United States and Mexico would reach an agreement to avoid U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods....
00:15, 2019-06-06

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren targets private equity in new Wall Street proposals U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday called for an overhaul of the private-equity industry as part of a new proposal targeting Wall Street....
19:30, 2019-07-18

Warren likens private equity to 'vampires' in plan targeting Wall Street 'looting' Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., unleashed a sweeping attack on the financial sector on Thursday, demonizing private equity firms and accusing Wall Street of "looting" the U.S. economy....
03:15, 2019-07-19

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping to defeat President Donald Trump, whose administrat...
07:30, 2019-07-17

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:30, 2019-06-06

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Monday saying it would “avoid” the Eli Jacks...
18:45, 2019-06-03

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
05:30, 2019-06-29

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he want...
21:45, 2019-06-05

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Friday in two lawsuits that use of the money is unlawfu...
07:45, 2019-06-29

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
03:15, 2019-06-06

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
04:30, 2019-06-30

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
22:45, 2019-05-28

Cemeteries and family memories stand in border wall’s way SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) — Two historic graveyards are among the properties on the Mexican border that are under threat as the Trump administration rushes to build hundreds of miles of wall. Under current plans, one of the 19th century cemeteries could be lost entirely. Some graves would have to be exhu...
21:45, 2019-05-30

New Mexico mayor issues cease-and-desist order to private company building border fence A legal dispute unfolded this week between private contractors who have built a half-mile fence between a New Mexico city and Mexico, and the mayor of that city who is arguing that the fence didn’t get proper authorization....
07:15, 2019-05-30

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
14:15, 2019-05-25

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
14:15, 2019-05-25

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
02:15, 2019-06-04

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
06:45, 2019-07-04

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress....
19:30, 2019-06-29

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
11:15, 2019-06-04

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
21:30, 2019-06-29

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 74 kilometres in New Mexico and another covering 8 kilometres in Yuma, Arizona....
23:15, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections ...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Group vowing to build border wall puts up New Mexico segment SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A leader with the group that’s been raising funds to build a southern border wall on its own says they erected less than a mile of wall on private land in New Mexico over Memorial Day weekend. Dustin Stockton, co-founder of the nonprofit WeBuildtheWall Inc., told The ...
00:00, 2019-05-28

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late Friday. In the first of two lawsuits, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. ruled that President Donald Trump&...
21:45, 2019-06-29

US judge blocks Donald Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
12:30, 2019-05-25

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
19:45, 2019-06-29

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
16:30, 2019-05-25

Judge temporarily blocks Trump border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
03:30, 2019-05-25

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
06:00, 2019-05-25

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
09:15, 2019-06-29

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
05:30, 2019-05-25

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
06:30, 2019-05-25

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
09:00, 2019-06-04

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
06:30, 2019-07-04

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halted the administration’s efforts to use $2.5 billion...
07:30, 2019-07-04

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
03:15, 2019-06-05

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
13:45, 2019-06-04

Trump revives ICE raid threat, blasts judge who ruled against border wall President Trump vowed Saturday to “immediately” appeal a judge’s ruling blocking funding for his border wall, while reviving threats to proceed with stalled deportation raids as soon as a week from now....
23:45, 2019-06-29

Trump vows appeal after U.S. federal judge blocks use of some border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to appeal a U.S. judge's ruling blocking his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
19:30, 2019-06-29

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal judge blocked his attempt to build key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, Donald Trump criticis...
12:00, 2019-05-26

Judge thwarts Trump’s plan to build border wall with military funds A federal judge in California dealt a blow to President Trump’s plans for a signature border wall on Friday, barring the administration from diverting billions in military funds for construction. The decision by US District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam of Oakland — the same judge who initial...
11:30, 2019-06-29

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.On Friday, the US district judg...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
11:15, 2019-06-05

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
07:45, 2019-05-25

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
15:45, 2019-06-04

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico....
02:00, 2019-05-24

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
04:45, 2019-06-04

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
18:30, 2019-05-25

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it blocks access to a U.S.-owned levee road, dam and a his...
20:15, 2019-06-12

Google open-sources cryptographic tool to keep data sets private Poorly secured databases are a top privacy and security concern — and Google now wants to plug that leak. The internet giant has said it’s open sourcing Private Join and Compute, a new secure multi-party computation (MPC) tool designed to help organizations work together with confidential data sets....
10:00, 2019-06-20

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
19:30, 2019-06-07

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
23:30, 2019-06-07

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment will also have a deterrent effect since American fo...
03:15, 2019-06-08

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the money without congressional approval....
09:45, 2019-07-04

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
06:30, 2019-07-04

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
12:45, 2019-06-11

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
13:15, 2019-06-06

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
01:15, 2019-06-30

Judge Orders President Trump to Stop Building Border Wall With Emergency Money A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
04:15, 2019-05-25

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
12:45, 2019-05-24

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
20:15, 2019-05-24

NASA wants to open International Space Station to private travelers as early as 2020 NASA will allow up to two private astronauts a year to work on behalf of companies as soon as 2020. Seats prices could run as high as $50 million.       ...
23:15, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
20:45, 2019-06-07

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-31

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
06:15, 2019-06-04

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that the politicians lack standing to make the case....
04:45, 2019-06-04

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration. The post U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:30, 2019-05-25

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the transfer of the mo...
00:30, 2019-06-30

Wall St. dips at open on U.S.-Iran tensions U.S. stocks opened modestly lower on Friday, as rising tensions between the United States and Iran kept investors on edge, taking the shine off a rally in the prior session that pushed the S&P 500 to a record high....
16:15, 2019-06-21

Brazil lawmakers open pension debate as Bolsonaro pushes private savings accounts Brazil's congressional committee on pension reform began debating a revised bill on Tuesday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged lawmakers to rethink their move to drop his plan to introduce a retirement system based on private savings accounts....
19:15, 2019-06-18

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
23:15, 2019-05-25

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
03:45, 2019-07-04

Wall Street set to open higher on hopes of accommodative Fed Wall Street's main indexes were set to open higher on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank lifted expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
15:30, 2019-06-18

Google open sources Private Join and Compute, a tool for sharing confidential data sets Private Join and Compute is a cryptographic protocol that can be used jointly by two parties to encrypt data before sharing it with each other to discover commonalities....
01:45, 2019-06-20

Wall Street set for subdued open after mixed bank reports U.S. stock indexes were set for a muted open on Tuesday after a set of mixed quarterly reports from Wall Street banks JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo....
15:45, 2019-07-16

Golf: Fleetwood braced for wall of noise in Open battle with Lowry Englishman Tommy Fleetwood is preparing himself for a wall of noise at Royal Portrush on Sunday when he attempts to reel in fan favorite Shane Lowry and win the British Open....
22:30, 2019-07-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street edges higher at open as trade worries linger U.S. stocks rose slightly at open on Tuesday, led by technology stocks, but gains were muted amid signs that United States and China were far from reaching a trade deal....
16:15, 2019-05-28

Thomas Homan open to border czar job, ‘I will never say never’ Declaring “I love this president,” former acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, President Trump’s reluctant pick for a new “border czar” position, indicated that he’s open to accepting the first-ever job....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how American they are. In real life, this holiday mostly re...
03:00, 2019-07-05

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday with U.S. envoy David Satterfield, who has shuttled b...
18:45, 2019-05-27

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful smattering of hoops knowledge from this extremely half-assed blog and carry it forth to the sports bar like the torch that lights your path....
00:15, 2019-05-31

Russell: F1 drivers made to 'look like idiots' by Silverstone wind Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell said that the unpredictable wind conditions during Friday free practice for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone could "make yourself look like an idiot"...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Is KAG the new MAGA? President Donald Trump was in his prime on Tuesday night. Speaking to thousands of MAGA-hatted supporters from the center of an arena in Orlando, Trump officially launched his reelection bid....
04:30, 2019-06-20

Tent facility for migrant families, kids, to open at border YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Border officials were expected to unveil the newest outdoor facility meant to detain immigrant children and families who cross the U.S. border near Yuma, Arizona. The number of families and children who travel unaccompanied spiked tremendously over the last two years. Border Patro...
06:45, 2019-06-28

Andy Byford: Kids who lit firecracker on F train are ‘mindless idiots’ New York City Transit head Andy Byford ripped the delinquents who caused pandemonium during Friday’s morning rush when they set off a firecracker on a Manhattan train, calling them “mindless idiots.” “This is stupid, reckless, mindless, moronic behavior and it has no place on the New York subway sys...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Sex, money and idiots in power: Restoration comedy's endless appeal These late 17th-century plays – with their sea of unfamiliar words – can be daunting for actors. But this disillusioned world speaks to our own age of uncertainty ‘It’s the most terrified I’ve ever been on stage,” Justine Mitchell says flatly. The Irish actor shudders at the thought of the elegant r...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to Seoul this week....
03:15, 2019-06-29

Trump’s Selling Overpriced Straws to Idiots Who Drink Bud Light With a Beer Cozy Nothing says “I stand with America” like doing coke off a Russian prostitute’s naked ass while using a Trump-branded straw, and thank God the president’s branding team saw fit to add his name and a ridiculous price tag to Trump straws!...
11:45, 2019-07-20

Love (and the cloaca) blooms as Archer's crew of idiots get high on some extremely rotten eggs Of the 104 currently extant episodes of Archer, you can count the entries not written by series creator, showrunner, producer, actor, etc. Adam Reed on the fingers of a single hand. (Provided it had four of them, at least; as Sterling Archer would point out—especially if he wanted an excuse to eat t...
05:45, 2019-06-13

Allow Vic Berger to introduce you to "MAGA Men & Their Trump Trucks" Vic Berger’s videos will be remembered as one of the best documents of our current era. Like Ralph Steadman illustrations, Berger zooms in on the ugliness of American politics and blows the results up into horrifying grotesques that get across the nightmare that lies just beneath the surface of dail...
18:45, 2019-05-23

Elton John slams Brexit, calls its supporters 'stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiots' British music icon Elton John labelled the supporters of Britain leaving the European Union as “stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot[s]” and said he was” ashamed” of his country....
17:45, 2019-05-31

MAGA-themed wedding pays tribute to Trump No collusion, no obstruction, any objections? “It looked like America threw up all over my wedding — and I’m not sorry,” newlywed Audra Johnson tells her local Fox 17 station. The unblushing bride wed US Marine veteran Jeff Johnson with a Trump-themed ceremony in Kalamazoo, Mich., on the Fourt...
05:15, 2019-07-13

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems plain: don’t hold your breath....
18:15, 2019-06-13

Trump crashes MAGA-themed wedding, prompting ‘USA’ chants President Trump made a guest appearance at a wedding at his Bedminster, NJ, golf resort on Saturday that left the bride and groom chanting “USA! USA!” The president, who’s spending the weekend at the resort, walked into the wedding reception for Nicole Marie and PJ Mongelli, accord...
21:15, 2019-07-21

Amash battles MAGA supporter over impeachment during town hall Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich, clashed with a MAGA hat-wearing constituent during a town hall on Tuesday over his support for the impeachment of  President Trump....
04:45, 2019-05-29

FBI: Explosives made by ‘MAGA bomber’ Cesar Sayoc were duds The 16 improvised explosive devices that “MAGA bomber” Cesar Sayoc sent to prominent Democrats during the run-up to the 2018 primary elections apparently were duds, according to FBI analysis made public on Tuesday. “As submitted, the devices would not have functioned as a result of their...
02:45, 2019-07-17

Cannes movie poster depicts decapitated Trump in 'MAGA' hat A B-movie poster courted controversy at the Cannes Film Festival's Market by featuring a bikini-clad woman resembling first lady Melania Trump holding two decapitated heads -- one of them a President Trump-like character wearing a “Make America Great Again” cap....
05:15, 2019-05-22

MAGA hat-wearing thug convicted of pushing Hispanic man onto subway tracks A MAGA hat-wearing thug was found guilty Thursday of punching and shoving a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square after making derogatory comments about Mexicans. “This defendant’s crime was more than a violation of our laws — it was a violation of our New York values,” said District A...
05:15, 2019-06-28

Wall St Week Ahead-Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Wall-to-wall Europe: the continent's manmade barriers – in pictures As barriers continue to rise up all over Europe, a new documentary photography exhibition investigates walls, fences and defence lines and the dramas on either side of them• Walls of Power: Man-made Barriers Throughout Europe is at Les Rencontres d’Arles, France, from 1 July to 25 August, 2019 Conti...
08:15, 2019-07-16

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump took the stage Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, for a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally -- his first since a developing feud with progressive Democrats, and a string of comments they slammed as "racist."...
02:15, 2019-07-18

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
04:30, 2019-05-26

A Trump supporter was arrested after smacking a reporter’s phone. ‘MAGA,’ a GOP lawmaker responded. State Rep. Anthony Sabatini said he comments “MAGA” on all of the Sentinel’s coverage and wanted to push back on what he considered the news outlet’s “ridiculous” coverage of the rally....
03:00, 2019-06-20

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that she would take to Twitter, much like the president, ...
05:15, 2019-06-05

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....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Facebook ads funded by 'dark money' are the right's weapon for 2020 The right and conservative media are using the untraceable ads to push a rightwing agenda and get Donald Trump re-electedIn the weeks leading up to a tightly contested 2018 midterm election in Virginia, a Facebook page called “Wacky Wexton Not” ran an ad that pictured Democratic congressional candid...
09:45, 2019-07-05

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Helium launches $51M-funded ‘LongFi’ IoT alternative to cellular With 200X the range of Wi-Fi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via IoT collars and collect data from infrastructure sensors. The catch is that Helium̵...
20:45, 2019-06-12

Dominican prosecutors reportedly ID man who funded David Ortiz hit Prosecutors have identified the man who provided the financial backing for the David Ortiz hit, according to reports. It’s unclear if Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota — who is still at large — simply funded the June 9 assassination attempt or ordered it as well, but court documents ob...
01:15, 2019-06-18

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair. For those with brains still safely encased within their skulls, this was a relatively...
20:00, 2019-06-14

Revealed: women's fertility app is funded by anti-abortion campaigners The Femm app has users in the US, EU and Africa and sows doubt over the safety of birth control, a Guardian investigation has foundA popular women’s health and fertility app sows doubt about birth control, features claims from medical advisers who are not licensed to practice in the US, and is funde...
11:30, 2019-05-30

Trump administration to ban abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration has announced, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hail...
18:30, 2019-07-16

EU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks Move follows revelations MEP failed to declare lavish funding from year of the EU referendum The European parliament is to investigate Nigel Farage for failing to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks.The European parliament president, Antonio Tajani, “today refers the Farage issue to an adv...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Missing Millions Put an American-Funded Afghan College Under Scrutiny The American University of Afghanistan is at risk of closing after United States government investigators said they could not account for $63 million in spending....
08:30, 2019-05-30

Professor who links vaccines to autism funded through university portal Chris Exley, who says aluminium in vaccines may cause autism, has raised more than £22,000A British professor who has claimed that aluminium in vaccines is linked to autism has raised more than £22,000 to support his work through a Keele University online donations portal, the Guardian can reveal.Pr...
21:00, 2019-06-01

From private island to private jet: What is 'billionaire' Jeffrey Epstein's net worth? Assessing Jeffrey Epstein's net worth and how he got his wealth is elusive. Here's what we know and don't know.       ...
14:00, 2019-07-14

How to Avoid Gate-Checking Your Luggage Why are there a million categories that decide when you board a plane? The Intelligencer explains: Airlines figured out that random boarding is faster than back-to-front boarding, because it spreads people throughout the plane as they stow their luggage and get seated, instead of the back section ge...
01:15, 2019-05-22

The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur's Gate 3) How is Baldur’s Gate 3 going to implement the modern rules of Dungeons & Dragons? Last week in Los Angeles, we sat down with creative director Swen Vincke and D&D head honcho Mike Mearls on a bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen to discuss. One thing you can definitely expect: the ranger is g...
21:15, 2019-06-19

UK PM candidate Hancock vows tax cut for small retailers funded by new Amazon tax -The Telegraph British health minister Matt Hancock, who is a candidate for prime minister, has vowed to "level the playing field" by scrapping the business rates for small retailers while hitting tech giants with the new Amazon tax, The Telegraph reported https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/06/06/matt-hanco...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially those marketed as contraceptive methods. The latest is Femm, which a Guardian report has found to be funded by anti-abortion campaigns....
01:00, 2019-05-31

India asks its states not to partner with Philip Morris-funded foundation India's health ministry has asked all state governments in the country not to partner with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) because of its links to tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc, a letter seen by Reuters showed....
20:15, 2019-06-30

French minister under fire over alleged taxpayer-funded lavish dinners François de Rugy said events with lobster and vintage wine were linked to his workThe French environment minister is under pressure after an investigative website alleged he hosted lavish social dinners of lobster and fine wines paid for by the taxpayer when he was parliament speaker as well as carr...
14:45, 2019-07-11

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC radio Friday, even though he’s polling at less...
19:45, 2019-05-24

RPT-India asks its states not to partner with Philip Morris-funded foundation India's health ministry has asked all state governments in the country not to partner with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) because of its links to tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc, a letter seen by Reuters showed....
05:15, 2019-07-01

'Baldur's Gate III' is real and it'll be on Google Stadia Amid its wave of announcements for Stadia, Google confirmed several new games will be available on the platform. Darksiders Genesis emerged a few hours before Stadia Connect got underway, and there are some other notable upcoming titles too: Baldur's......
05:00, 2019-06-07

Baldurs' Gate 3 could be on the way from the Divinity: Original Sin team Is the classic Baldur's Gate RPG series set to get its first proper sequel in decades? That's the rumour being fuelled by a new post on the website of developer Larian Studios.Larian (which also developed the Divinity: Original Sin games, arguably the closest we've come to the heights...
11:30, 2019-05-31

REFILE-India asks its states not to partner with Philip Morris-funded foundation India's health ministry has asked all state governments in the country not to partner with the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) because of its links to tobacco giant Philip Morris International Inc, a letter seen by Reuters showed....
18:15, 2019-06-30

California becomes 1st state to give taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., signed a bill into law on Tuesday making young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and younger regardless of their immigration status....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
23:15, 2019-05-24

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week lawmakers in Ohio's House of Representatives voted 53-43 in favor of a...
17:45, 2019-05-31

California is first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants A bill into law on Tuesday makes young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and younger regardless of immigration status....
17:30, 2019-07-10

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Baldur’s Gate III is finally official, coming to PC and Stadia I thought LA had its smog problem under better control. [credit: Larian Studios ] After the game's existence was hinted at months ago and all but confirmed via website source scouring last ...
23:15, 2019-06-06

The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 Are Teasing Baldur's Gate 3 Are the developers behind my favorite role-playing game of the decade making a sequel to my favorite role-playing game of the decade before? It sure seems that way, as Larian Studios, makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2, are teasing news of a Baldur’s Gate 3....
22:45, 2019-05-30

Baldur's Gate 3 Confirmed From The Makers Of Divinity: Original Sin 2 After teasing it last week, the makers of Divinity: Original Sin 2 today confirmed the biggest pre-E3 bombshell yet: Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline. Boris Piccaninny Watermelon Letterbox Cake Bumboys Haircut Inconclusive-Cocaine-Event Wall-Spaffer ...
22:45, 2019-06-30

‘Go-Home Gate’ Roils Late Night (and Congress, Too) As lawmakers argued over whether President Trump is a racist, Jimmy Kimmel reminded viewers that they’ll be able to cast their own votes on the subject next year....
09:30, 2019-07-18

Larian Shares The Very-Serious Story Of How They Got The Baldur's Gate 3 Deal Baldur’s Gate 3 is real, and Larian Studios, the developer behind the excellent Divinity: Original Sin 2, are making it. But how did they score the biggest win in all of role-playing games, one of Dungeons & Dragons’ most-beloved stories? What did they do to sell D&D makers Wizards of the Co...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
03:30, 2019-05-30

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base gate soon to be permanent entrance TUCSON – Driving on Golf Links can be a nightmare commute. The gate at Wilmot and Valencia Roads is a win-win for airmen going to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and civilian drivers. The base entrances on Golf Links at Swan and Golf Links at Craycroft can cause a lot of back up for drivers. The ...
06:01, 2019-05-24

Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights Rapid growth in global air travel is making airlines and airport operators shake up a decades-old system for allocating takeoff and landing slots at some of the world’s busiest airfields....
13:30, 2019-07-07

Two Southwest planes collide on tarmac in Nashville while leaving the gate A pair of Southwest flights heading to St. Louis and Atlanta collided Saturday on the tarmac in Nashville. Travelers were transferred to new planes.       ...
19:15, 2019-07-21

Google’s Stadia has 31 confirmed games, including Baldur’s Gate III Google Stadia's launch library looks a lot like every struggling console ever. The company is making deals to flesh out its offerings, though.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base gate reopened after crash TUCSON – Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s gate at Craycroft Road was shut down Mondy afternoon after a car crashed into one of the gate’s barricades. According to DM officials, the gate was closed for both inbound and outbound in connection to the crash. The area has since been reope...
04:45, 2019-07-16

Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming to Stadia and PC after series’ 18-year hiatus Baldur’s Gate 3 is officially coming from Larian Studios, creators of Divinity: Original Sin and Divinity: Original Sin 2, as was rumored – and it’s coming to Google Stadia. The game was revealed during Google’s first Stadia Connect presentation announcing details fo...
05:45, 2019-06-07

On This Day: Jack Dempsey headlined boxing’s first million dollar gate On July 2 1921 Jack Dempsey fought Georges Carpentier, bringing in over a million dollars The post On This Day: Jack Dempsey headlined boxing’s first million dollar gate appeared first on Boxing News....
14:45, 2019-07-02

City Gate From the Time of King David Unearthed In Miracle Village Archaeologists have announced an amazing discovery - they have found an ancient city gate that dates to the time of King David, perhaps the greatest of all the rulers of ancient Israel. This find came after decades of digging at a site in the Golan Heights.  ...
07:45, 2019-06-08

Baldur’s Gate and Modern Warfare fans prepare for a 00s game revival Game developers across the industry apparently have spontaneously decided to have a late 90s/new millennium revival all on the same day. Three games revealed today hearken to the childhoods and teen years of millennial gamers everywhere: a new Baldur’s Gate, a reboot of Modern Warfare, and a remaste...
03:30, 2019-05-31

From Morehouse College’s Bookstore to My Gate at the Airport in Under 40 Minutes: An Atlanta Story Let’s just give you all the punchline first: Dear people who live in Atlanta, I made it from Morehouse College’s campus bookstore to my actual gate at Hartsfield-Jackson in under 40 minutes, while gassing up my rental car and dropping it off to the facility in between. Also, I have receipts to prove...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign of King David,” Rami Arav, associate professor at t...
01:30, 2019-06-22

Baldur's Gate 3 announced at Google Stadia Connect with Breakpoint, The Division 2, more Google is set to reveal more information on its new streaming service, Google Stadia, later today. Here's what you need to know about this massive announcement....
20:30, 2019-06-06

Florida dad leaps over 4-foot-high pool gate to save son from drowning A Florida father says he drummed up “Superman strength” to leap over a 4-foot-high fence in a single bound when his toddler son fell in a pool on the other side. Nest security camera footage posted online captured Albert Passavanti’s impressive rescue. Passavanti and his family were out lounging by...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Studio founder and creative director Swen Vincke, and...
22:45, 2019-06-10

Washington father executed daughter over 'petty argument' about baby gate, prosecutors say An argument over installing a baby gate turned into a deadly confrontation between a father and daughter in Washington state that left the mother of a newborn dead, according to prosecutors....
16:15, 2019-06-16

Area 51: A travel guide for the person who signed up for the raid but isn't ready to storm the gate Everyone's talking about Area 51 because of a satirical Facebook page where a million actual people signed up to storm the Nevada site to "see them aliens."...
00:45, 2019-07-18

British money manager Woodford's star wanes over locked fund gate Famed for eschewing the tech bubble and sticking with tobacco and pharmaceuticals as others sold out, Neil Woodford's cult status among British money managers is on the ropes after some of his......
01:00, 2019-06-05

Baldur’s Gate III is coming for PC and Stadia ‘when it’s ready,’ takes place after D&D’s Descent into Avernus Baldur's Gate III is coming for PC and Google Stadia "when it's ready," and Larian Studios is making this Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
15:00, 2019-07-12

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

After 8Chan-gate, THQN unveils stirring anti-Nazi game set in 1930s Germany SANTA MONICA—If you'd asked me ahead of E3 2019 which publisher I expected to surprise me the most this year, I wouldn't have answered "THQ Nordic." Austrian publisher Nordic changed its name in 2016 after acquiring a significant slate of defunct THQ assets, and the company has since been soldiering...
02:45, 2019-06-12

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that women being held at at least one facility are bein...
17:30, 2019-07-02

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
21:30, 2019-06-05

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
18:30, 2019-06-18

Forest Gate stabbing: Man, 46, and woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder after man repeatedly knifed in east London A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was repeatedly stabbed in a fight near a hotel and leisure centre in east London....
19:00, 2019-05-29

Interview: Baldur’s Gate 3’s creators talk D&D, turn-based RPGs, and dreams coming true Enlarge / There aren't any screenshots of the game yet, so this screengrab from the website will have to do. (credit: Larian Studios) LOS ANGELES—Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios and Dungeons & Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast didn't show any gameplay from the newly announced ...
22:30, 2019-06-20

Just what the doctor ordered Doctors from across the EU are being trained in Warsaw to work as GPs in the UK. Brexit or no Brexit, the chronic need for doctors is worsening and Europe's biggest employer is reaching across the channel for them....
15:30, 2019-05-22

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars each....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Ordered Deported, Then Sent a $497,777 Fine From ICE Immigrants avoiding deportation by living in houses of worship received notices that they would be fined, the latest measure taken in an ongoing crackdown....
04:15, 2019-07-05

Price transparency is exactly what the doctor ordered On behalf of doctors across America and their patients, I am writing to underscore the importance of the executive order President Trump signed this week on “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in Healthcare.” Everyone will benefit from this, save for those who profit from keeping Americans in ...
08:15, 2019-06-28

Toyota ordered to pay $15.8M to Calif. dealer The owner of two California Toyota dealerships accused the automaker of retaliation after he developed software he claimed was better at identifying customers for safety recalls....
03:30, 2019-07-16

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-21

Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change Decision fuels speculation that manufacturer and airlines will rebrand troubled planeA Boeing 737 Max due to be delivered to Ryanair has had the model’s name changed on the livery, further fuelling speculation that the manufacturer and airlines will seek to rebrand the troubled plane.Photos have eme...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded guilty in Kane County Circuit Court to possession ...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Reagor ordered to pay Ford Credit what it's owed U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings of Texas signed an order saying that due to the passage of time, Ford Credit can file an amended judgment for what is owed in the case. It must do so on or before June 3....
01:15, 2019-05-30

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriage isn’t over until it’s over. It means Mary Beth Zelasko can keep $15 million awarded by...
11:00, 2019-06-21

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
02:30, 2019-07-19

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out in February are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings that their time is up....
14:15, 2019-06-21

Porto ordered to pay nearly 2 million euros to rival Benfica PORTO, Portugal (AP) — A judge has ordered Porto to pay nearly 2 million euros ($2.2 million) for releasing internal emails obtained from Portuguese rival Benfica. The club must also return any documents it still possesses related to the case. Benfica was seeking nearly 18 million euros ($20.2 milli...
21:30, 2019-06-07

Partial recount ordered in Malawi’s presidential election LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a “transparent recounting of the ballot papers” in 10 districts including the country’s commercial hub, Blantyre. The High Court injunction was o...
20:30, 2019-05-25

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a letter of intent for 200 of the single-aisle planes, Boeing said in a statement Tuesday. IAG, led b...
19:45, 2019-06-18

Los Angeles Barbershop Ordered to Pay $80,000 for Discriminating Against HIV-Positive Customer In the fall of 2017, Nikko Briteramos was turned away from Los Angeles barbershop King of Kuts, despite getting his hair cut there several times before. But things changed once a barber disclosed to the shop’s owner he was HIV positive, Briteramos said. When he went to King of Kuts in October for a ...
22:45, 2019-06-11

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
07:30, 2019-06-29

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
22:00, 2019-06-21

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
12:30, 2019-07-18

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to Tropical Storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations have been ordered in several communities south and east of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf coas...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Streaming service VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for pirating movies A federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday ordered movie streaming service VidAngel — known for removing the curses and nudity from films — to pay $62.4 million to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. for ripping off their content, according to reports. US District Judge Andre Birotte had already r...
03:15, 2019-06-19

Senior Sri Lanka officials ordered detained over bombing A Sri Lankan magistrate has ordered the detention of the country’s suspended police chief and its former defense secretary for alleged negligence leading to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels...
16:30, 2019-07-03

Brush fire on Maui, Hawaii, evacuations ordered A brush fire has prompted evacuations and diverted some flights on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Thursday. People in at least two towns were told to leave. (July 12)        ...
12:15, 2019-07-12

| EX-FIFA exec Warner ordered by judge to pay $79 million Former FIFA vice president and North American regional football president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages by a federal judge....
02:30, 2019-07-12

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre....
21:30, 2019-05-25

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
17:30, 2019-07-03

African Champions League final replay ordered over VAR issue The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after a VAR issue led to Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca walking off in protest and Tunisian side Esperance was awarded the victory        ...
21:15, 2019-06-05

Man ordered to pay ex-wife $179K after she left career to care for kids An Argentinian court reportedly ordered a man to pay his ex-wife $179,000 after she left her career to raise their family and take care of the household. A woman, identified in court as M.L., married her husband in 1982, but the pair divorced in 2009, and the woman, now 70, was unable to find a......
19:45, 2019-06-12

Movie sanitizing service ordered to pay $62 million in piracy suit A jury has ordered "family-friendly" movie service VidAngel to pay $62.4 million to Hollywood studios for pirating their content. Disney, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. sued the company over copyright infringement. VidAngel bought retail DVDs of m......
14:00, 2019-06-20

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
12:00, 2019-06-04

Police arrest man they say ordered shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz Former baseball player still recovering in hospitalOrtiz shot in what police say was case of mistaken identityPolice say actual target was cousin of alleged member of cartelAuthorities in the Dominican Republic announced on Friday that they have arrested the man behind the shooting of Boston Red Sox...
21:45, 2019-06-28

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
14:30, 2019-07-09

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up as much as $90 million to two ex-employees, who cla...
10:15, 2019-06-07

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
21:30, 2019-05-22

Boyfriend of actress Hayden Panettiere ordered to stay 100 yards away from her Brian Hickerson, 30, pleaded guilty to a felony domestic violence charge involving the "Nashville" actress and was ordered to stay 100 yards from her.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-23

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismissed a defense request that the six employees of Hou...
05:45, 2019-06-08

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pay a total of $245,300 to Kathryn Gill. His ex-wife...
17:45, 2019-05-22

NYPD ordered to release all videos from fatal 2017 shooting A judge has ordered the NYPD to release videos from a 2017 fatal shooting, saying that keeping police footage from the public flies in the face of the key goal of the body-worn camera program: transparency. The police department must release all of its footage — a total of 48 minutes from eight body...
00:00, 2019-06-17

Polygamous sect leader ordered to stop Minnesota building GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Officials in northern Minnesota have ordered a temporary halt to construction on land linked to a man who led a secretive polygamous sect’s compound in South Dakota. Cook County officials issued the cease-and-desist order Friday to a company tied to Seth Jeffs. KARE-...
01:45, 2019-05-30

VidAngel ordered to pay $62 million for family-friendly video piracy Several years ago, “clean” video streaming platform VidAngel was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after it got hit by a lawsuit from Disney, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. for violating copy-protection systems and illegally streaming videos without permission. VidAngel’s whole...
02:45, 2019-06-19

Semenya lawyers: IAAF ordered to suspend testosterone rules LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya’s lawyers say the Swiss supreme court has ordered track’s governing body to suspend its testosterone regulations. The lawyers say Monday’s ruling allows Semenya to compete unrestricted in all female events. The two-time Olympic 800-meter ...
18:45, 2019-06-03

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
22:00, 2019-05-31

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Effective but never popular, court-ordered busing is a relic few would revive. While Joe Biden has come under attack for opposing busing in the 1970s, the politics around America’s premier school desegregation program have always been complicated....
17:00, 2019-07-07

| Nigeria football chiefs ordered to face corruption trial Nigeria's High Court has ordered five top football bosses to face trial for corruption, as they are accused of stealing millions of dollars intended to develop the game....
18:30, 2019-05-28

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
10:15, 2019-07-16

David Ortiz shot in botched hit job ordered for his friend: authorities The David Ortiz shooting was a case of mistaken identity by a group of bungling hit men who were targeting one of the Red Sox great’s friends — but got confused because they were both wearing white pants, officials reveled on Wednesday. The roughly $8,000 assassination was ordered against the retire...
03:15, 2019-06-20

Forest Gate stabbing: Family of father killed in street fight warn of 'normalisation' of knife crime The family of a father who was stabbed to death in a street fight paid tribute today as they urged action to prevent knife crime becoming "normalised" in London....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
18:15, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
16:15, 2019-07-09

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
12:30, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
20:30, 2019-07-05

Gangbangers ordered to inflict ‘damage’ before slay of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Bronx gangbangers were given the order to inflict “any kind of damage” they could on rivals just three days before the murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, according to court testimony Friday. A Trinitarios ringleader, Diego Suero, issued the order to his m...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Pakistan ordered to review death sentence of Indian accused of spying The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review and reconsider a death sentence handed down to a former Indian Navy officer convicted of spying....
10:30, 2019-07-18

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Alabama woman says judge ordered her to allow her alleged rapist to visit their sons: report An Alabama woman claims the same man who raped and impregnated her multiple times as a child has won visitation rights to see their children, forcing her to face her alleged rapist or risk being put behind bars.  ...
14:30, 2019-06-14

Times Square terror suspect Ashiqul Alam ordered held without bail The terror suspect accused of plotting to shoot up Times Square was ordered held without bail during a court appearance on Friday. Ashiqul Alam, 22, was charged with knowingly receiving two firearms with obliterated serial numbers in Brooklyn federal court, where prosecutors said the wannabe terrori...
23:45, 2019-06-07

Drunken passenger ordered to pay $172K for forcing Hawaiian Airlines plane to land An airplane passenger whose drunken behavior on a Hawaiian Airlines flight forced the plane to land mid-flight has been ordered to pay the airline $172,000. Kyong Chol Kim was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in jail and ordered to pay the hefty fine for his antics, which forced the February fli...
10:00, 2019-07-06

Saudi Prince's Sister Ordered Bodyguard To Beat Up Worker, Faces Trial The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman in the French capital, a legal source told AFP......
02:45, 2019-06-13

De Blasio outraged NYPD let Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted with outrage on Thursday over the revelation in a New York Post front-page story that the NYPD since 2011 failed to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein report to its sex offender unit, despite a judge’s order. “Something’s very broken,” de Blasio said during a...
22:15, 2019-07-11

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their claims about the company's technology, court documents show....
07:30, 2019-06-29

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their claims about the company's technology, court documents show....
04:15, 2019-06-29

Hayden Panettiere's Boyfriend Brian Hickerson Ordered by Judge to Stay Away From Star A Los Angeles judge has ordered Hayden Panettiere's boyfriend Brian Hickerson to stay away from her following his domestic violence arrest, while he has pleaded not guilty to the......
08:45, 2019-05-24

A lost career, household chores and divorce: Why a court ordered a man to pay $179K to his ex-wife A judge ordered a man to pay his ex-wife about $179,000 after she left her career to raise their kids and do household chores during their marriage.        ...
07:30, 2019-06-12

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90 days — and the NYPD says it’s fine with that. After being labeled a worst-of-the-worst, “Level 3” sex offender in 2011, Epstein should have reported ...
11:00, 2019-07-11

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the state Education Department was wrong to twice ove...
09:45, 2019-06-02

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
18:30, 2019-06-23

Acacia's North Mara mine ordered to stop using tailings storage facility Acacia Mining said on Wednesday that Tanzania has ordered it to stop using tailing storage facility at its North Mara mine due to failure to contain and prevent seepage....
10:15, 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein ordered held without bail in kid sex traffic case, pleads not guilty Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was ordered held without bail pending a July 15 detention hearing as he pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Embattled GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter ordered to stop using Marine Corps emblem after Islamophobic campaign ad The ads targeted Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ammar Campa-Najjar, a Democrat of Palestinian and Mexican descent who is challenging Hunter for his seat....
19:00, 2019-07-18

The White House Ordered USS John McCain to Be ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump’s Japan Trip, a Report Says The White House asked the U.S. Navy to hide a warship named after late Senator John McCain while President Donald Trump visited a naval base in Japan, the Wall Street Journal reports. Citing a May 15 email outlining plans for Trump’s visit, the report says U.S. Navy and Air Force officials we...
11:45, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide -EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
15:30, 2019-06-04

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from his ugly spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-...
07:01, 2019-05-24

J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based products....
01:15, 2019-06-01

German neo-Nazi doomsday prepper network 'ordered body bags, made kill lists' Neo-Nazi preppers in Germany ordered body bags and used police databases to draw up lists of local politicians to target, says the domestic intelligence agency, BfV. The network was preparing for social collapse....
20:00, 2019-06-29

Founder of Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Target of Racist 'Troll Storm' Tanya Gersh has faced anti-Semitic harassment since late 2016—calls, tweets, emails, and texts demeaning her and saying she was going to die—upending the once-peaceful life she had in a quaint Montana town.Read more......
17:30, 2019-07-16

Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules. The post Caster Semenya’s lawyers say Swiss supreme court has ordered IAAF to suspend testosterone rules appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:45, 2019-06-03

Rory McIlroy thunders on to US Open after storming win at Canadian Open • Northern Irishman heads to Pebble Beach as favourite• ‘My consistency this year has been great,’ says McIlroyIf Rory McIlroy’s golf really is all about his state of mind, it is little wonder the odds on the 30-year-old winning a second US Open title had come crashing down by Monday morning.McIlroy...
15:00, 2019-06-10

Pebble Beach doors open again to duffers after U.S. Open For a week Pebble Beach Golf Links belonged to the world's best but on Monday the famous seaside layout on every golfer's bucket list was returned to the duffers and weekend warriors....
21:45, 2019-06-17

McIlroy targets US Open glory after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
09:45, 2019-06-10

Big guns could be spiked at wide-open U.S. Open A premium iron player will likely win this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where Zach Johnson has almost as good a chance of prevailing as Dustin Johnson in the third major championship of the year....
01:30, 2019-06-11

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
10:15, 2019-06-10

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
01:30, 2019-05-26

Art Looks Better in Private Collections The sale of Sotheby’s this week to a French billionaire takes one of the few listed art companies off the market. But such stocks haven’t lived up to investment hopes anyway....
16:30, 2019-06-21

'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps ordered into custody after probation violation "Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps was ordered into custody by a judge Thursday after admitting to violating her probation.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-23

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
17:15, 2019-05-30

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
04:15, 2019-06-24

The VA is improving because it's using more private healthcare Recently, the battle over the future of veterans healthcare increased in intensity because arguably the two most prominent politicians in the country weighed in on the issue, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump....
03:15, 2019-06-20

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution of wealth management into a truly global business...
01:30, 2019-05-22

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of luxurious private jets come into being. Take a look behind the scenes....
16:30, 2019-06-12

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that would help marketers track the success of ads without t......
19:45, 2019-05-22

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bronx’s City Island and 30 minutes from Midtown ...
21:45, 2019-06-11

PSA: Set your Venmo transactions to private right now A new research study has found that Venmo continues to make it easy for third-parties to scrape users’ public transaction history without their permission. Dan Salmon, a computer science student at Minnesota State University, has published a new data set of over seven million Venmo transactions on G...
10:15, 2019-06-17

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmony (left foreground) is the Kibo laboratory module...
19:45, 2019-06-07

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are on the market for $12.9 million. The home was bui...
02:45, 2019-07-06

WhatsApp hack: are our messages ever truly private? You'll probably be aware that last week, WhatsApp was at the center of a storm of controversy following the exposure of a major vulnerability in the messaging app.The security flaw in question leverages what’s known as a ‘buffer overflow’ to give an attacker the ability to ...
15:30, 2019-05-26

Confessions of a VIP private jet flight attendant For many, the thought of catching a plane is far from luxurious: from spending countless hours lining up at security, to wrestling arm rests with other passengers as you face a crammed long-haul flight in economy....
02:30, 2019-05-22

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons,” he told CBS’ Gay...
20:15, 2019-07-02

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the state but a 29-year-old British entrepreneur. It’s on...
15:30, 2019-05-30

The private Polaroids of a celebrated cinematographer Robby Müller, who shot for Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch and more, was never without a cameraThe Polaroids were taken during rare moments of respite from work. On weekends, when he wasn’t completely immersed in his day job, Robby Müller would pull out a SX-70, a 600, a Spectra, or whatever model of Pola...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Private equity sponsors face big changes By under-investing the vast funds raised at big expense to their end clients and then delivering shrinking returns, private equity sponsors are prompting customers to demand new approaches....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just its female clients....
01:30, 2019-05-22

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
19:30, 2019-07-13

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their personal details found that the average American has th...
21:30, 2019-05-21

No, Joe Biden's healthcare plan won't let you keep your private insurance This week, Joe Biden released his healthcare plan. The proposal aims to "protect and build on Obamacare," most notably by creating a public option, which would allow anyone to buy into a government-sponsored plan....
20:00, 2019-07-19

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Mexico Spurns Private Oil-Drilling Partners Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador effectively rolled back key parts of a 2014 constitutional overhaul that ended a state oil-industry monopoly and let private firms find and pump oil for the first time in seven decades....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards....
01:30, 2019-05-22

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and what the future holds for an industry that has ne...
01:30, 2019-05-22

Hudson's Bay, Owner of Saks, Gets Offer to Go Private A group of Hudson’s Bay shareholders that includes the retailer’s chairman has made an offer to take the company private, as the owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor struggles with sluggish sales and a depressed stock price....
19:30, 2019-06-10

A chilaquiles private lesson with Rick Bayless An e-mail arrived in my inbox a few weeks ago, asking if I was interested in taking a chilaquiles lesson with Rick. Chilaquiles, of course, being the comforting tortilla-in-broth cure-all of Mexican gastronomy, and Rick being Rick Bayless, the Chicago chef, Mexico evangelist, and sole reason that O...
21:00, 2019-06-21

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key growth industry sectors of technology and biotech and the expanding markets of Asia. New tech will let networks of private investors connect and exchange...
01:30, 2019-05-22

Vanguard is reportedly considering private equity products Vanguard has met with several private equity firms in the past year as it considers offering private-equity investment products, The Wall Street Journal reported....
21:30, 2019-06-23

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Private collectors key to boosting Russia’s art market MOSCOW (AP) — Private collectors have become key players in Russia’s art market, at a time when sanctions and economic woes have pushed culture down the Kremlin’s agenda. Wealthy individuals like Roman Babichev are filling the gap by bringing much-needed cash to support young Russian art...
10:45, 2019-06-02

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arrived, and it's transforming the UK's banking landsc...
03:15, 2019-07-16

Don't laugh at Democrats on healthcare. Private insurance is a catastrophe It's funny to watch the Democratic presidential candidates on the debate stage Thursday as they tried to out-liberal each other on how to fix healthcare but the issue itself isn't a joke. And that Democrats are debating it is a good thing....
08:15, 2019-06-28

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday clarified her position on private health insurance after a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contributions....
16:00, 2019-06-28

Experts weigh in on Apple's private sign-in feature Apple's WWDC 2019 was full of announcements, but few of them garnered as big a cheer from the crowd as when Sign in with Apple was introduced. The feature, which lets people use their Apple IDs to sign up for sites and services on the web, is being t......
01:00, 2019-06-05

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks, router imports Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected places on the planet....
19:45, 2019-05-29

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay gets offer to go private A group of shareholders, including Hudson’s Bay Co.’s executive chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal. Under the terms of the deal, Hudson’s Bay shareholders will receive C$9.45 per share, representing a premium of 48 percent to...
19:00, 2019-06-10

SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies....
22:15, 2019-07-08

Crunch Fitness sold to TPG private-equity firm Crunch Fitness — the quirky gym chain known for classes like “Ass & Abs” — said Monday it has been sold to buyout firm TPG. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but with backing from the private-equity firm’s TPG Growth unit, Crunch plans to double its footprint over the next five years, Crunch Chie...
06:00, 2019-07-02

U.S. private sector adds fewest jobs in May since 2010: ADP U.S. private employers added 27,000 jobs in May, well below economists' expectations and the smallest monthly gain in more than nine years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
16:45, 2019-06-05

Cuba legalizes private Wi-Fi networks in bid to boost connectivity Cuba announced on Wednesday it would legalize private Wi-Fi networks to access the internet and connect computers, as well as allow imports of equipment like routers in another step toward expanding connectivity on the Communist-run island....
04:15, 2019-05-30

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to ban private prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan Friday to ban private U.S. prisons and detention centers and hold current contractors more accountable for prisoner treatment and conditions....
17:45, 2019-06-21

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
08:45, 2019-06-22

NASA to allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station NASA is planning to allow private astronauts to fly to the International Space Station, as well as open up the orbiting laboratory to more commercial interests, including filming advertisements in an......
17:45, 2019-06-07

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women that frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, according to a new report. Steve Scully got an inside look into Epstein’s disturbing lifestyle and biz...
16:01, 2019-07-18

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private prison company and its facilities in Arizona....
23:15, 2019-06-06

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when some vets died because they couldn't get appointments at VA centers....
14:45, 2019-06-06

Bank of America Cut Off Private Prisons Weeks After Lending to One Bank of America said last week it would stop doing business with private prisons. What it didn’t say: It had recently agreed to lend $90 million to one of the largest companies in the business through 2024....
17:30, 2019-07-02

Private investigator joins search for Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The family of missing Richmond woman Savannah Spurlock says that a private investigator is now helping them in the case. Spurlock was seen leaving a Lexington bar in the early morning hours of January 4 with three men, two of which were seen on surveillance video ...
00:45, 2019-06-28

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technology investments are crucial, but the competitive la...
18:30, 2019-05-24

Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units: WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:45, 2019-06-17

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta and arrived on Android in a stable release, the Tor Project announced. That will make it a......
11:15, 2019-05-22

Chile to push both private and public investment in lithium Chilean Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica said on Tuesday the government of the South American mining powerhouse would favor neither private nor state investment as it seeks to ratchet up output of its world-leading reserves of ultralight battery metal lithium....
18:15, 2019-06-11

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
15:01, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
01:45, 2019-07-14

Dead whales towed to remote private beaches to rot Scientists say there's a spike in dead gray whales along the U.S. West Coast. So many dead gray whales are washing ashore officials are asking coastal residents to allow the rotting carcasses to be moved to their private beaches. (July 11)        ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Bosnian police find 130 migrants in private house SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police say they have found some 130 migrants staying illegally in a privately owned house in the northwestern town of Bihac. Police say three migrants were arrested for resisting police who searched the house on Tuesday. Local media say three policemen wer...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking industry to a model of professionalism....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
18:30, 2019-06-17

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and anyone could access it. How was the leak discovered?...
21:30, 2019-05-21

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: turning money from mom-and-pop investors into loans to small and family-owned Main Street businesses....
15:45, 2019-06-11

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examining a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
15:45, 2019-06-23

Railways Gets Rs 65,837 Crore, Budget Focus On Public-Private Partnership Railways received a budgetary allocation of Rs 65,837 crore and highest ever outlay for capital expenditure amounting to Rs 1.60 lakh crore in the Budget for the year 2019-20 presented on Friday,......
03:00, 2019-07-06

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units - WSJ Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised questions about whether she should give an explanation....
16:15, 2019-07-13

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Private Christening for Archie It's been almost two months since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their son, Archie Harrison, into the world, which means the child's christening isn't too far......
23:45, 2019-07-01

UBS creates team to promote private capital markets deals UBS Group has created a private capital markets team to help wealth management clients invest in the burgeoning sector, the Swiss bank said on Wednesday....
13:45, 2019-07-10

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth largest employer in Luxembourg’s thriving and business-oriented financial services industry....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Drowned father and daughter mourned in private El Salvador ceremony Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and Angie Valeria were brought to their final rest in ceremony attended by 200 relatives and friendsA Salvadoran man and his young daughter who drowned trying to cross into Texas were brought to their final rest on Monday, a week after a heartbreaking image of their bo...
21:45, 2019-07-01

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
16:30, 2019-06-07

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hate speech, harassment and other ills, advocates say....
22:30, 2019-07-05

Fortress Becomes Japan's Biggest Private Apartment Landlord With $1 Billion Bet Fortress Investment Group is buying dated units on the outskirts of big Japanese cities—and in the process it has become the largest private owner of apartments in Japan....
17:00, 2019-06-18

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport official said....
09:30, 2019-07-01

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking unit (SGPB)....
01:30, 2019-05-22

Kamala Harris: Virtually eliminating private insurance would be 'seamless' Kamala Harris said that the transition for millions of Americans whose private plans would be illegal under a "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare system would be "seamless."...
17:45, 2019-07-17

Sotheby’s to go private in deal valuing action house at $2.66 billion Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby’s in a deal valuing it at $2.66 billion. Sotheby’s said it had signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an acquisition vehicle set up by Drahi, that had ...
18:15, 2019-06-17

GTA Online's Casino Will Have Horse Racing, Private Arcades, And Penthouses GTA Online’s casino update launches July 23. The update is about the opening of the Diamond Casino & Resort in Los Santos. Rockstar has revealed more information about the long-teased update via a separate website, a first for GTA Online expansions. The update sounds ambitious and potentially ve...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are being invested into private prison operators invol...
14:45, 2019-07-11

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timelines.......
17:15, 2019-06-21

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
22:00, 2019-07-18

Switching to a 'private cloud' revolutionised how this vital organisation operates The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) is a vital scientific organisation that does important work researching and monitoring aquatic ecosystems. South Africa’s proximity to marine and freshwater environments makes it a great location for such operations, but also brings...
11:15, 2019-05-30

Hedge fund urges Madame Tussauds operator to go private A large investor in the operator of Madame Tussauds is waxing nostalgic about the company’s days as a private entity. Activist hedge fund ValueAct is urging the company behind the maker of Meghan Markle and Arianna Grande wax figurines to pursue a deal to take itself private, saying a going-private ...
02:30, 2019-05-24

For Crucial Mid-Level Bureaucracy, Centre To Hire 40 Private Specialists The Centre has decided to appoint 40 private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, the Lok Sabha......
12:30, 2019-07-03

Art Collector Patrick Drahi to Take Sotheby's Private in $2.7 Billion Deal French billionaire Patrick Drahi is buying Sotheby’s for $2.7 billion, ending the storied auction house’s 31-year run as a public company as it seeks to expand its digital business....
22:15, 2019-06-17

Private equity firm TPG looking to buy Capital Senior Living - Bloomberg Private equity firm TPG is looking to acquire senior living communities operator Capital Senior Living Corp, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
18:45, 2019-05-31

Police turn to private doorbell cameras to help catch criminals Authorities in Iowa are asking residents to register their cameras so police can quickly request footage if an incident occurs nearby.       ...
13:15, 2019-06-17

Apple Is Testing Private Web Ads on Safari So You Feel Less Creeped Out While Shopping Ads are the bane of the internet. On top of being an eyesore, by now everyone’s had that experience of googling an item, only to find targeted ads for that same product follow you across the web. It’s creepy, and today, Apple announced in a blog post that it’s working on a way to make the ads you se...
02:15, 2019-05-23

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,......
18:00, 2019-07-18

| Da Gama explains Highlands Park's 'private' pre-season plans Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama says the club are back in pre-season but it will be behind closed doors in order for there to be no distractions from the media....
18:30, 2019-06-17

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the British spies at GCHQ, who proposed back in November tha...
07:30, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels, prompting authorities to ask landowners to help dispose of them....
17:45, 2019-06-17

Fraud, private jets and a Lamborghini: 10 televangelists who have faced controversy From buying a Lamborghini as an anniversary gift to turning away hurricane evacuees, these televangelists have caught flak.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (June 7)....
21:45, 2019-06-10

The economy is slowing, but not as bad as Wednesday's private payrolls report suggests Economists say while the soft ADP number is an anomaly, they do think the job market is weakening and will worsen if Trump moves forward with tariffs....
20:45, 2019-06-05

Royal baby Archie christened at private Windsor ceremony The youngest member of Britain’s royal family, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, has been christened at Windsor Castle in a private ceremony — too private for some royal fans...
03:30, 2019-07-07

Lego family, Blackstone take Merlin private in $7.5 billion deal Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone are taking Britain's Merlin private again in an agreed deal valuing the Madame Tussauds and Legoland owner at $7.5 billion....
20:00, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 3-SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
09:45, 2019-06-29

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged Web requests that the attacker made that could ha...
15:00, 2019-05-21

SunTrust to stop financing companies that manage private prisons SunTrust Banks Inc said on Monday it will not provide future financing to companies that manage private prisons and immigration holding facilities, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector that has become tied to the Trump administration’s immigration policies....
20:30, 2019-07-08

Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed it Thursday, a day after the Legislature finalized the measure. The approval comes after the state faced a lawsuit over its restrictions on abortion...
18:45, 2019-06-13

Teacher, Now Fired, Thought Tweets to Trump About Immigrants Were Private Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
12:45, 2019-06-05

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
05:15, 2019-06-03

Save an extra 25% on Private Internet Access VPN subscriptions this Memorial Day So when you can score a deal on essential online security from a heritage brand, it’s time to jump on that offer. Right now, you can secure a one-year PIA subscription for $37.49 (Orig. $119.40), a two-year PIA subscription for $50.00 (Orig. $238.80), or a three-year PIA subscription for $60.00 (Ori...
03:00, 2019-05-27

Former Abraaj Private-Equity Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud A former Abraaj Group executive pleaded guilty in New York to engaging in racketeering and fraud at what was once the world’s largest emerging-markets private-equity firm....
00:30, 2019-06-29

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks....
08:15, 2019-07-21

Number of private parking tickets issued up by over a million in 12 months News 16 May, 2019 Jump in parking tickets comes after private parking firms requested 6.8 million vehicle keeper records in the last financial year...
18:45, 2019-05-21

Microsoft admitted to private Linux developer security list Linux developers recognize Microsoft's contributions to Linux and security -- by letting the company's Linux developers in its closed linux-distro security list....
07:15, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
20:15, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
23:00, 2019-06-18

More private investors coming into corporate real estate: Knight Frank Neil Brookes of Knight Frank discusses investments into corporate real estate. He also says the London property market is a safe haven in the long term....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
22:00, 2019-06-07

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable position....
18:30, 2019-07-02

Centre Plans To Induct Private Sector Specialists In Bureaucracy: Report The Centre has planned to induct private sector specialists at the posts of Deputy Secretary and Director, considered as crucial decision-making levels in the bureaucratic hierarchy, officials told......
15:30, 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulator considers boosting investor options to private offerings The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday it is considering boosting the number of options in private stock sales by broadening access to more potential investors and revamping the capital-raising process of private companies....
01:45, 2019-06-19

Private prison staff accused of spying on inmates in toilets and showers Former detainee Corey Donaldson claims CoreCivic staff at McRae correctional facility in Georgia peered at and made video recordings of immigrant inmates A former detainee at a prison for immigrants in rural Georgia alleges he and other detainees were the victims of sexual harassment and voyeurism b...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Google announces Equiano, a private subsea cable from Europe to Africa Running along the West Coast of Africa, Equiano should offer about 20 times more network capacity than the last cable built to serve this region, Google says....
23:45, 2019-06-28

NASA will allow private travel to International Space Station - Washington Post The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station, reversing a long-standing prohibition against tourists at the station, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
17:45, 2019-06-07

Kamala Harris campaign should either be honest about private insurance or admit she isn't for 'Medicare for all' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., with the help of her campaign, keeps trying to claim she supports "Medicare for all" while obfuscating the reality that it would essentially eliminate private insurance. She needs to stick with one clear position or she's going to be obliterated on the issue should her ...
23:30, 2019-06-10

Ralph Lauren gets honorary knighthood from Prince Charles in private ceremony The fashion designer famous for his tweedy looks was awarded an honorary British knighthood. But you can't call this American citizen "Sir Ralph."        ...
06:01, 2019-06-21

Ocasio-Cortez: Nobody is ‘heartbroken’ at the prospect of losing private health insurance Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said on Wednesday nobody is "heartbroken" by the prospect of losing their private health insurance if Medicare for All were to be implemented....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Westchester private school to undergo revamp after mock slave auction A Westchester private school where a teacher conducted a mock slave auction with students in March will undergo a series of racial reforms in an agreement worked out with state Attorney General Letitia James. Teacher Rebecca Antinozzi, who has since been fired, had black students at The Chapel Schoo...
23:15, 2019-05-29

Administration Nears Plan to Return Fannie, Freddie to Private Ownership Trump administration officials are finalizing a plan to put mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on a sounder financial footing, then return them to private-shareholder ownership....
07:45, 2019-05-31

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
21:45, 2019-05-22

Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the matter said....
18:45, 2019-06-28

British watchdog to review Inmarsat's sale to private equity consortium The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Tuesday it was looking whether the proposed acquisition of British satellite company Inmarsat by a private equity-led consortium would affect the competitive landscape....
09:45, 2019-07-16

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece in the Financial Times on Friday....
13:00, 2019-06-21

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that ­yeshiva students get quality...
06:15, 2019-07-12

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:30, 2019-05-27

Activist investor urges Madame Tussauds-owner Merlin to go private - FT Activist investor ValueAct has urged Merlin Entertainments, the owner of Madame Tussauds, the London Eye, Alton Towers, to go private, the Financial Times reported on Thursday....
08:15, 2019-05-23

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capital.A 1950s prestige project for socialist East Ge...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
19:30, 2019-07-12

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public schools. The scrutiny comes amid complaints from edu...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019: Results Index More than 2,000 private bankers took part in the 2019 Euromoney private banking survey. See who’s up and who’s down globally, regionally and by country....
01:30, 2019-05-22

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
22:30, 2019-07-01

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online. That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database ...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Cuba travel ban: Private businesses already suffering 3 days after rule change Three days after President Donald Trump banned cruise ships and private vessels from visiting Cuba, the impact could already be felt.       ...
17:00, 2019-06-13

Madhya Pradesh Planning Law In Favour Of Locals For Private Sector Jobs The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to bring a law that will ensure that the people of the state will get preference in 70 per cent of the jobs in the private sector, Chief Minister Kamal Nath......
21:45, 2019-07-09

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court in Jerusalem....
20:15, 2019-06-16

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
01:30, 2019-05-22

From private bank client to farmer: a Chinese model of social lending Financial services group CreditEase runs an app through which its private banking clients can be connected to needy women farmers in China’s rural interior. It’s a remarkable initiative taken up by 200,000 farmers and shows what can be done with low-level credit. But how does the risk management wor...
01:30, 2019-05-22

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight....
04:00, 2019-06-06

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry To Host Private Christening For Son: Report The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, are all set to forgo another royal tradition, which has been quite popular, over the past years....
10:45, 2019-07-01

Private armies and secret deals: Russia's drive into Africa – podcast A cache of leaked documents appear to show how a close Putin ally is leading a push to turn Africa into a strategic hub with echoes of Soviet-era zones of influence. Luke Harding reports on the Kremlin’s drive to leave its mark on the continent. Plus comedian Jon Stewart tears into US lawmakers over...
05:15, 2019-06-13

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Want Private Christening for Archie: Report It looks like Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are set to forgo another royal tradition made popular over the past few decades. The two plan to soon host a christening for their baby boy......
19:30, 2019-06-30

Elizabeth Warren fibbed — private prison stocks have bombed in the Trump era When writing today's editorial, we already knew that Elizabeth Warren was lying (or more generously, stretching it) during the debate two weeks ago when she claimed that the current U.S. prosperity is misleading because an ever-narrower stratum of American society is benefiting from it. After all, m...
18:45, 2019-07-08