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Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse

A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse

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Using Google Maps to find a local business could drain your bank account...or worse Relying on Google Maps to find a local business could have serious consequences, The Wall Street Journal reports today. That's because the platform's search engine is full of fake business listings and rip-off artists. The Journal relayed the story of one woman who needed to have her garage door rep...
23:15, 2019-06-21

Relaxing Local Sourcing Norms Will Boost Economy, Experts Say The news comes as a relief for Apple that is facing tough times in the Indian smartphone market in the wake of stiff competition coming from the Chinese players....
19:15, 2019-07-05

Vladimir Putin Says US-Russia Relations Are Getting "Worse And Worse" Russia President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current US administration had imposed......
19:15, 2019-06-13

The Democratic Civil War Is Getting Worse and Worse The feuding within the House Democratic caucus has been steadily escalating over the past few days, and now it looks like it’s threatening to spiral out of control....
23:30, 2019-07-11

Swappa local: A trusted local marketplace to buy and sell your used gear For local sales, people often use Craigslist, OfferUp, or Facebook. Swappa is known for trusted exchanges of tech and is now bringing its validation processes and community to local markets....
20:45, 2019-07-03

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-04

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
21:00, 2019-07-17

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enjoyed in the 1970s....
06:45, 2019-07-09

Iranians 'stuck in a vicious cycle' over US tensions Tensions are running high in the Persian Gulf after Iran warned that it will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want," starting on Sunday. Many in Iran feel conflicted about the current situation....
19:45, 2019-07-05

U.S. voters had mixed view of Ross Perot, Gallup review shows The U.S. electorate held a mixed view of Texas billionaire and former presidential contender Ross Perot, who died Tuesday after a years-long fight with cancer, pollster Gallup said in an analysis Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-07-10

'Alter your course,' Iranians warned before seizing UK-flagged ship An audio recording of British and Iranian naval authorities radioing instructions to a UK-flagged oil tanker just moments before it was seized in the Strait of Hormuz surfaced on Sunday, amid a mounting diplomatic spat between the two countries....
15:30, 2019-07-21

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
12:30, 2019-07-22

America did not allow Iranians to benefit from nuclear deal: Jahangiri The United States did not allow Iranian people to benefit from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Monday, according to the IRIB news agency....
11:15, 2019-07-08

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicates....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Gallup: Trump leadership rating jumps, beats Obama on issues, ideology More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities to be president than two years ago, and he topped former President Barack Obama’s rating for working on issues most important to them, according to a new survey....
19:45, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Arab League chief tells Iranians to ‘be careful’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 11:45 p.m. The head of the Arab League is calling on the Iranians to “be careful and reverse course.” Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit noted after m...
09:30, 2019-06-15

'Alter your course': Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was "illegally" seized by Tehran....
11:00, 2019-07-21

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday....
21:15, 2019-07-16

Proud to be an American? Gallup poll hits historic low of 45% ahead of Fourth of July holiday The highest readings on record, of 69% and 79%, occurred between 2002 and 2004, according to Gallup.        ...
09:15, 2019-07-03

Trump should realize that Iranians unite when bullied, says Iran parliament speaker U.S. President Donald Trump should realize that Iranians become more united when bullied, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday in remarks broadcast live on state television....
10:00, 2019-07-02

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century"....
14:15, 2019-05-31

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
15:45, 2019-07-18

This Just Gets Worse and Worse Speaking with reporters outside the White House before jetting off to his private golf club in Bedminster, NJ, on Friday, President Donald Trump backtracked on his bogus backtracking from his weeklong racist rants against Rep. Ilhan Omar and other members of “the Squad,” calling their behavior a “di...
05:30, 2019-07-20

It Just Keeps Getting Worse For The Celtics Think back to two summers ago. The Boston Celtics, after enduring yet another round of criticism for failing to dig into their war chest of draft picks in order to make a trade for Paul George or Jimmy Butler, had swooped in to pluck Kyrie Irving away from the Cavs and team him up with Gordon Haywar...
18:01, 2019-06-19

The news on semiconductors is bad, and it will likely get worse First the global slowdown clobbered them at the end of last year, then the China trade war intensifying clobbered them again in May, then the Huawei ban, then Japan's export restrictions against South Korea....
02:15, 2019-07-17

MLB’s attendance problem is getting worse NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins drew 12,653 Wednesday night — combined. Baltimore, Cincinnati, Minnesota and Tampa Bay set stadium lows this year. Kansas City had its smallest home crowd since 2011 and Toronto and San Francisco since 2010. The Marlins’ average attendance is les...
13:15, 2019-05-31

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

The Next Donald Trump Will Be Worse As difficult as it may be while staring down a 2020 reelection campaign, it is worth taking some time to mull over this inevitability: Donald Trump is only a rickety trial run for the next far more dangerous Fascist 2.0 candidate that will come after him....
20:15, 2019-06-18

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Friday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year period leading up to 2017, it found, health inequ...
13:00, 2019-06-29

Mali: 'Worse than anything we’ve seen in living memory' The conflict between the Dogon and Fulani ethnic groups over resources in Mali has been exacerbated by climate change, population growth, an absentee state and Islamism. The result is a rapidly rising death toll....
01:30, 2019-06-12

This Indy 500 Pit Lane Crash Could Have Been Much Worse IndyCar inexperience caught out former Formula One racer Marcus Ericsson as he entered the pit lane on lap 138 in today’s Indianapolis 500. Getting slowed down from over 200 miles per hour down to the pit road speed limit isn’t exactly a cake walk. It appears Ericsson was just a bit too fast enterin...
21:45, 2019-05-26

Renault-Nissan Tensions Somehow Got Even Worse Everything is falling apart for Renault-Nissan, more tariff threats, more Brexit fallout, more alleged corruption in the Trump administration, and bad reviews for Elon Musk as a boss. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, June 10, 2019....
00:45, 2019-06-11

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operators in order to regain access to the city's data. T...
01:15, 2019-06-22

Substance abuse among veterans is getting worse More US military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveill...
20:00, 2019-05-30

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did. These fakes are blurring the lines between fact and fiction in journalism like never before....
05:30, 2019-07-13

Solving the Mets’ defensive nightmare before it gets worse The Mets are a terrible defensive team. The execrable bullpen is a more overt culprit in explaining how a team with expectations could begin the holiday weekend with a better record than only one other NL club. The bad glove work, though, has contributed to undermining the pitching. Statistically, t...
00:15, 2019-07-07

NY state barely cracks top 20 for jobs, NYC is even worse As if you needed another reason to leave New York City. The US has seen notable job growth recently, with over 263,000 new jobs in April alone and the lowest unemployment rate since December 1969. However, not every city and state is enjoying a booming job market, which is why the finance nerds over...
23:15, 2019-05-30

Worse than Cats? The biggest CGI disasters in cinema The trailer for the live-action adaptation has shocked fans but, from Anaconda to Sonic, computer imagery in film has a patchy recordModern Toss on bad CGI in films What it was A horror, a horror movie, a singing violent horror. Continue reading......
18:45, 2019-07-19

Trump Manages to Get an Even Worse Labor Secretary Than the Last One Last week’s welcome resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta came with a caveat: Acosta appeared to not be entirely on board with the White House’s full-throated deregulation efforts....
19:15, 2019-07-17

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
22:30, 2019-05-30

Mets’ Robinson Cano trade could get even worse CLEVELAND — You know what should never be said about the Mets’ trade for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz? That it can’t get worse. Cano and Diaz have sunk well below the worst predictions for their seasons. Cano is one of just five players with at least 250 plate appearances, four or fewer homers and.....
03:15, 2019-07-10

Yankees’ day gets even worse after Subway Series rainout Rain fell on the Yankees on Monday. And then they fell out of first place in the AL East. The Rays beat the Athletics, 6-2, moving a half-game ahead of the washed-out Yankees. Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to the win. The Yankees can reclaim...
05:30, 2019-06-11

Congressman to Facebook: Your Digital Currency Could Be Worse Than 9-11 Facebook’s new digital currency, Libra, has the potential to be worse than the September 11th attacks. At least that’s what Democratic Congressman Dril (sorry, Congressman Brad Sherman) of California said today at a House Committee on Financial Services Hearing in Washington, D.C.Read more......
21:45, 2019-07-17

Edwin Diaz trade to Mets looking worse by the day PHILADELPHIA — It’s the trade that gets worse by the day. While Robinson Cano’s struggles this season have been well-documented, the supposed gem of Brodie Van Wagenen’s offseason blockbuster has come crashing down with him. Edwin Diaz’s latest meltdown Thursday, in which he gave up five runs on two...
11:45, 2019-06-28

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
13:15, 2019-06-16

Your sleep tracker might make insomnia worse Sleep tracking can help you determine if you're getting a good night's rest, but it might exacerbate your problems in some circumstances. Scientists talking to the New York Times have warned that sleep tracker apps and devices can worsen insomnia bo......
06:45, 2019-06-16

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, and it should surprise no one that he doesn’t take too kindly to it....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Hamza Choudhury says he ‘let England down’ with red and has never felt worse • England Under-21 midfielder sent off in Euros defeat by France• Choudhury apologises for tackle that put opponent in hospitalHamza Choudhury has apologised for his awful challenge on France’s Jonathan Bamba and described the dismissal that cost England in their European Under-21 Championship opene...
16:30, 2019-06-19

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought Aeroplane contrails have a larger warming effect than all the CO2 emitted by planes that has accumulated in the atmosphere since the first ever flight...
21:15, 2019-06-27

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, according to a U.S. study that suggests not all types of sitting are equally harmful....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Next Season The FIA WEC Entry List Is Getting Smaller But Maybe Not Worse Next season is something of an interim year for the FIA WEC. The new 2020-2021 season regulations have been announced, and there have been a couple of takers thus far, but that’s not for another year. Toyota, in the 2019-2020 season, will again be the only factory supported LMP1 Hybrid. Some manufac...
06:45, 2019-06-15

Have FinTech Stocks Hit a Low...or Will the Train Wreck Get Worse? In this excerpt from the just-published Global Market Perspective, European analyst Brian Whitmer follows up on his forecast for the global financial technology sector....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Chris Froome’s injuries ‘could have been hell of a lot worse’, says Thomas • Tour de France champion says Froome’s absence is ‘big blow’• ‘He was lucky to come away with the damage he’s done’Chris Froome was “lucky” not to have sustained even greater injuries following his crash last week, according to his teammate Geraint Thomas.Froome crashed into a wall at 37mph in the ...
00:30, 2019-06-18

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That said, it seems the social media giant is actually aware of that particular challenge. Facebook plans to relinquish control of its upcoming cryptocurrency ...
12:30, 2019-06-06

How big biased datasets make social inequalities worse At almost every point in our day, we interact with digital technologies which collect our data. From the moment our smart phones wake us up, to our watch tracking our morning run, every time we use public transport, every coffee we purchase with a bank card, every song skipped or liked, until we ret...
12:45, 2019-07-07

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be freed while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
07:45, 2019-07-17

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it worse. There was some solid story advancement and ...
16:30, 2019-06-08

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos.       ...
15:45, 2019-07-12

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
23:15, 2019-06-28

Sea level rise could hit 2 metres by 2100 - much worse than feared There is a 1 in 20 chance that runaway carbon emissions could result in a 2-metre sea level rise, which would have "profound consequences for humanity"...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Prescriptions for UTIs may be making antibiotic resistance even worse New evidence shows two thirds of urinary tract infections are treated wrongly. To fight back we must develop fast, accurate diagnostics, says Colin Garner...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
15:30, 2019-05-21

The Life of a Facebook Moderator Sounds Even Worse Than You Imagined For years, reports have emerged detailing the toll moderating online content takes on those tasked with cleaning up the websites of the most powerful tech companies. Facebook announced in May that it would make some changes so that a chunk of this moderator workforce (though not all of it) would be ...
22:15, 2019-06-19

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did not do as well as feared. However, nationalism is...
17:00, 2019-06-17

New Estimate for an Oil Leak: A Thousand Times Worse Than Rig Owner Says The leak, about 12 miles off the Louisiana coast, has been releasing oil and gas into the Gulf of Mexico since 2004, when a bundle of undersea pipes ruptured....
20:15, 2019-06-27

Let's see who can make the Spider-Man: Far From Home IMAX poster even worse It’s difficult for the outside viewer to surmise what could have happened with the Spider-Man: Far From Home IMAX poster. Against the type of European outline background you’d be likely to find on a Trapper Keeper, we have a large traditionally costumed Spider-Man; a smaller, upside-down Spider-Man;...
01:30, 2019-06-15

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'It’s even worse when he tells the truth' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s ABC interview where he admitted he would take foreign information on his opponents and not report itWith Donald Trump admitting he would accept foreign intelligence on his political opponents, late-night hosts had a fresh crop of material. Continue reading......
01:00, 2019-06-15

EU survey: European anti-Semitism has gotten worse in last 5 years Discrimination and anti-Semitism continues to be a significant problem for young European Jews and the situation could be getting worse, a new report by the European Union says....
21:15, 2019-07-05

CC Sabathia flops as Yankees’ rotation woes only get worse CHICAGO — Spring training was loaded with questions about the Yankees’ rotation. Now, two-plus months into a season that has been mostly been a celebration of the club overcoming injuries to multiple stars, the canopy of doubt continues to smother the starters. Before the White Sox pinned a 10-2 los...
07:15, 2019-06-15

Yankees’ veteran lefties taking turn for worse James Paxton and J.A. Happ were supposed to stabilize the Yankees’ rotation when they were acquired last offseason. Instead, the veteran left-handers have mostly disappointed this year — a trend that continued during the otherwise wildly successful Yankees homestand that ended with Wednesday’s 8-7 w...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Actually Way Worse Than The Alternative: This Teen Is Going Through Puberty With Incredible Confidence The preteen years can be a difficult time for anyone’s self-esteem, but sometimes that’s for the best. Case in point: This teen is going through puberty with incredible confidence, and it’s honestly way worse than the alternative....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Capitalism isn't 'broken'. It's working all too well - and we're the worse for it | Maria Svart Exploitation is a feature of capitalism, not a bug. Our economic system is beyond salvageCapitalism is not broken. It is working all too well, concentrating money in the hands of the few by exploiting the work of the many.Runaway climate change, war, mass migration, widespread poverty and ever-incre...
08:30, 2019-06-12

The Worst Fire Gadget Amazon Ever Made Is Even Worse Than I Remember The Amazon Fire Phone was garbage when it was released five years ago in July 2014. At its announcement, Jeff Bezos stood on stage and called the device “gorgeous,” “elegant,” and “refined.” It’s none of those things. I spent a few weeks revisiting Amazon’s phone failure, and to be sure, reviewers w...
06:30, 2019-07-12

"Worse Than Emergency": Deve Gowda Blasts BJP Over Karnataka Crisis Janata Dal Secular chief Deve Gowda today dubbed the Karnataka political crisis as a situation that's "worse than Emergency", and attributed the resignation of 16 legislators of the ruling coalition......
19:30, 2019-07-10

'Things could get so much worse': inside the Handmaid’s Tale’s darkest season yet Its latest episode featured one of its most sickening images to date – but, argue the show’s stars and creators, the drama only reflects an increasingly disturbing America‘I have a very high tolerance for things that are dark and brutal,” says Elisabeth Moss, cheerfully. That, you must conclude, is ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Your Caffeine or Nicotine Addiction Could Make Your Hospital Stay a Whole Lot Worse A coffee or smoking habit can cause a person some serious trouble if they end up in the hospital, preliminary research suggests. Patients in the intensive care unit often suffer withdrawal symptoms from caffeine and nicotine, it found. Worse still, doctors might mistake the cause of those symptoms f...
21:30, 2019-06-03

The Only Thing Worse Than Nancy Pelosi's Case Against Impeachment Is Her Supporters Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden has had enough—of people criticizing Nancy Pelosi for her handling of the Donald Trump impeachment non-inquiry—talk of which flared up again after Trump said on Wednesday that he would be happy to take dirt from foreign governments about his 2020 r...
18:15, 2019-06-13

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
16:00, 2019-06-15

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet....
16:30, 2019-05-22

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California....
19:15, 2019-06-06

David Duval makes nightmare 13 at British Open — and it could’ve been worse However rough your morning is, just know that David Duval’s is worse. The 2001 British Open champ started out strong at Portrush, with two birdies on the first two holes. Then he put up a quadruple bogey. Then he put up a disaster of epic proportions, carding a 13(!) on the seventh hole. This ...
17:45, 2019-07-18

‘Worse than Ronaldo’s’: fans mock George Best statue in Belfast Artwork joins list of footballers’ bronzes that received less than glowing reviewsFrom Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar.Now the late, great George Best has been added to the list, after fans heap...
20:45, 2019-05-23

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
10:15, 2019-07-21

Blame ‘sexism’ and climate change for making your asthma and allergies worse Extended growing seasons and warming temperatures aren't the only contributing factors to increased pollen levels — turns out the sex of trees also plays a part....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Ex-Obama adviser Rhodes: Iran debacle 'predictable,' 'everything's gotten worse' under Trump Former Obama adviser Ben Rhodes blamed President Trump for the continually escalating tensions with Iran and said it was "eminently predictable" that certain events would occur after Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal....
22:45, 2019-06-20

Global warming is only going to get worse. One reason: Those cloud trails airplanes leave behind in the sky The more we fly, the worse it will get: Contrails, those white ribbons jets leave behind in the sky, will exacerbate global warming in the next few decades.       ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan The flawed assumption in the FDA's proposal is that young people primarily get e-cigarettes from convenience stores. Research shows it's just not true....
14:00, 2019-07-08

From bad to ‘sheer inhumanity’: Detention conditions for migrants worse under Trump, advocates say The exposure of cramped and filthy facilities where migrants are being held have sparked either outrage at President Donald Trump or accusations that the bad conditions all started with former President Barack Obama. But advocates who protested Customs and Border Protection’s treatment of immi...
05:45, 2019-07-06

Jarred Kelenic is making Mets’ Robinson Cano trade look even worse Not two months into the season, it looks like trading your organization’s best prospect for a 36-year-old with a large contract might just be a bad idea. As Robinson Cano exited Wednesday’s game with tightness in his left quad and has since been placed on the injured list, Jarred Kelenic...
19:00, 2019-05-23

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to set drug prices. This is what I wrote at the time:...
21:00, 2019-05-24

Brandon Nimmo injury news gets worse with bulging disk reveal Perhaps this explains all the new outfield moves the Mets have made recently. Brandon Nimmo told MLB.com on Saturday that he has a bulging disk in his neck and is suffering from whiplash. The Mets have been vague about the injury that sent Nimmo to the injured list Wednesday, first describing it as ...
03:30, 2019-05-26

Measured By Length Of Suspension, A Reckless Beaning Is Worse Than Trucking A Catcher Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez was suspended by Major League Baseball for three games for plunking Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick Tuesday night. This is MLB determining that the beaning was intentional and, notably, hitting Ramirez with a longer suspension than the one given to Marisnick for bulldozin...
07:30, 2019-07-18

Canadians are paying sky-high prices for flights – and merger could make it worse Air Canada’s planned C$520m purchase of Air Transat could be bad news for passengers who already pay double what Americans doFor most Canadians, flying from one corner of their country to the other can be a pricey endeavour – so expensive, in fact, that they could fly to Europe or Asia for nearly th...
15:45, 2019-06-29

As Guaido admits he needs more military support, Trump warns of worse to come in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido admitted Wednesday that this week's anti-government protests lacked the support of enough military defectors to topple the country's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
20:15, 2019-05-21

The Guardian view on a Libyan crisis: made worse by outsiders | Editorial Coddling a warlord and preventing refugees from fleeing conflict is no way to foster stability in north AfricaTwin tragedies, within hours of each other, have finally returned attention to the vulnerable migrants desperate enough to seek a better and safer life in Europe via Libya. We already knew t...
22:30, 2019-07-07

James Patterson: Epstein case worse than Weinstein, Cosby allegations, others during #MeToo era As bad as the allegations were against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and comedian Bill Cosby, Jeffrey Epstein's crimes made his case the worst of the #MeToo era, according to bestselling author James Patterson....
23:45, 2019-07-09

Josh Hawley’s Section 230 amendment would only make social media censorship worse Earlier this month, freshman Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced legislation that would undermine the internet as we know it. Hawley’s “Ending Support for the Internet Censorship Act” would revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 and require large tech platforms such as Facebook...
14:45, 2019-06-29

Alaska’s State Budget Is Slumping. The Governor’s 40% Cut to the University System Could Make It Even Worse Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy thinks he has a solution to years of state budget shortfalls from shrinking oil industry revenue. On June 28, he used his veto power to slash more than $440 million from the state’s budget. The cuts are wide-ranging, but the University of Alaska will take the biggest ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambitious GM Brodie Van Wagenen cast off a pair of veterans and slew of talented prospects to the Seattle Mariners is now veering all over the place, as r...
18:45, 2019-06-02

Slack Resetting Thousands of User Passwords After Learning 2015 Breach Was Worse Than Previously Known Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

Which was worse: Aaron Rodgers’s beer-chugging debacle or Bucks’ home loss to Raptors? In attendance at Game 5 of the NBA playoff series in Milwaukee, the Packers quarterback was shown up by not just one of his offensive linemen but also Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich....
08:00, 2019-05-24

1 in 4 NYC local bus riders don’t pay the fare The MTA’s next stop will be the poorhouse at this rate. More and more riders are boarding city buses without paying the fare, according to new MTA data for the first quarter of 2019. The cheapskates run most rampant on local bus routes, where one in every four riders skirts the fare, representing a ...
03:00, 2019-06-24

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx of people at the southern border, according to the...
19:30, 2019-06-05

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
20:00, 2019-06-14

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
03:45, 2019-06-03

A local’s guide to Prague: 10 top tips Nearly 30 years on from the Velvet Revolution, the Czech capital is still evolving, epitomised by its new cultural attractions and diverse food and drinkPrague’s foodie scene is diversifying, with delicious Georgian cooking, which has a rising but still bafflingly low global profile, gaining popular...
16:00, 2019-06-03

A local’s guide to Stockholm: 10 top tips Sweden’s capital comes alive in summer, with its archipelago of stunning islands perfect for boat trips and swimming, not to mention a buzzing food sceneThe Stockholm archipelago is surrounded by clean waters, so the wild bathing opportunities are numerous. A good spot in the actual city is Långholm...
08:15, 2019-07-15

What's the Coolest Thing About Your Local Library? There are libraries where you can borrow puppets, instruments, telescopes, framed art, a necktie for a job interview, or even seeds to plant. Libraries host talks, concerts, story time, workshops, and classes; they distribute books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, even video games. They might host a pa...
17:15, 2019-06-10

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
22:00, 2019-06-03

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full membership negotiations with the European Union...
23:15, 2019-06-28

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
22:45, 2019-05-28

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
08:00, 2019-06-17

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
22:00, 2019-06-03

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
04:15, 2019-05-30

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolution has begun in the Devon town of Buckfastleigh. Its compact high street, functional-looking industri...
12:45, 2019-06-12

Local shelters ‘overwhelmed’ with number of kittens TUCSON – Local shelters are “overwhelmed” with the number of kittens they are currently caring for, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 “We are in crisis mode,” ...
01:45, 2019-06-04

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the artwo......
16:00, 2019-07-09

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
15:00, 2019-06-05

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and popularize 5G....
06:30, 2019-06-06

Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? A Test in Ohio For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
23:30, 2019-07-03

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018 Barbasol Champion), Max Homa (2019 Wells Fargo Ch...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Local man offering land as reward for lost dog TUCSON – A local man is offering to give land as a reward in return for his dog. Eddie Collins says his dog, Jenny was taken from a Circle K store on Silverbell and Ina roads in late March. Collins is asking anyone with information about Jenny to come forward. He is offering land in Benson as a rewa...
10:30, 2019-06-29

Watch Blues Fans Go Berserk On Local TV Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks....
23:45, 2019-05-22

A local’s guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips Tech money is changing a city loved for its location amid the great outdoors but its cool offbeat feel – and famous beer and coffee scenes – remainDivision Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great affordable eateries in...
17:30, 2019-05-28

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
20:15, 2019-06-14

Treasury limits state and local tax cap workarounds The Treasury Department has issued final rules that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump administration and passed in late 2017, limits the amount of state and local taxes that can be deducted ...
03:45, 2019-06-12

Koepka banks on caddie's local knowledge American Brooks Koepka believes he has a "big advantage" in this week's British Open in the form of his local-born caddie who grew up playing on Royal Portrush....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Local man injured in UTV accident beating the odds TUCSON- Imagine beating seemingly impossible odds- not once, but twice. In 1998, George Hammel broke his back in a motocross accident. Doctors told him he would never walk again. “It left me with a lower L1 fracture, and it paralyzed me from the waist down,” said Hammel. “And I was able to, after ab...
02:30, 2019-06-10

Local foster family shares experience TUCSON – On any given day there are nearly half a million children in the U.S. Foster Care system, and this month is dedicated to honoring foster families across the nation. One Tucson couple we spoke with is hoping that in sharing their story, others will consider fostering. Ray Sutton and Em...
05:01, 2019-05-27

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
18:00, 2019-07-16

Find Local Hotspots With These Photography Maps Lifehacker just moved to Times Square, and boy is it weird to work in a neighborhood run for tourists. I want to shout at them, “I have to be here, but you can leave! Save yourself!” No one should go to Times Square. As a traveler, if you want to avoid a city’s biggest crush of tourists, but you st...
21:30, 2019-06-07

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:45, 2019-06-19

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
16:15, 2019-05-24

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21 – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May 23 – St. Mary’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. The CPR tra...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
15:00, 2019-07-20

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
21:15, 2019-06-10

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
01:45, 2019-06-19

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
05:30, 2019-05-27

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
03:30, 2019-06-13

China issues 5G licenses to local telcos, TV network Chinese government awards commercial 5G licenses to the country's three biggest telcos--China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom--as well as state-owned China Broadcasting Network, just as Huawei announces it will be deploying 5G technology in Russia, with tests to start this year....
14:30, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Slim hopes of a local winner at the Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): ___ 1:10 p.m. From his giant hilltop palace perched over the streets of the tiny Principality’s winding streets, Prince Albert has seen many races at the Monaco Grand Prix. But he’s never seen anyone from Monac...
13:45, 2019-05-26

Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road in Indy 500 Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly bad case, striking a crew member. The crew member was carried off pit lane, and later taken to a loca...
21:45, 2019-05-26

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON – Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew somet...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them. Tucson native and songwriter Biilly Shaw Jr. wil...
07:15, 2019-06-08

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
16:15, 2019-06-12

Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. This particular 1962 Sprite’s floor was so rusted-out that I could barely find a place to sit. My co-worker Jason Torchinsky has suggested that I step through the floor and attach some suspenders to the lig...
18:30, 2019-07-09

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged the expedition, said the avalanche hit the seven m...
16:00, 2019-06-17

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement also accuses the people arrested of physically attacking state police officers while storming electi...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Local partnerships are important for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China's largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence there, says CEO Topi Manner....
12:15, 2019-05-30

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
23:30, 2019-05-31

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
14:30, 2019-07-22

AirTV Mini delivers streaming and local TV in a dongle A couple years ago Dish revealed AirTV, an Android TV-powered set-top box. The company has been relatively quiet since then, but today, it launched the AirTV Mini. The new device is a 4K HDR-compatible streaming stick that brings users Sling TV, Netf......
22:30, 2019-07-15

| Kaymer thrills local fans in stormy Munich Martin Kaymer delighted the home fans with a bogey free 67 that left him just one shot off the lead before play was suspended on Day 1 of the BMW International Open....
11:30, 2019-06-21

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a North Carolina animal shelter after a devastating mix-up. The Varker family, from Lexington, N.C., discovered their 16-month-old pup Blaze was put down o...
10:15, 2019-06-15

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece's regions and captured the majority of Greece's cities, confirming a trend seen in last week's first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day....
23:00, 2019-06-02

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, the Tucson Fire Department says it responded to 36 fires –23 of them were brush fires. Three of the fires were tree fires and 10 were dumpster fires. One person was hurt after a fire broke o...
16:00, 2019-07-05

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
14:15, 2019-07-09

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
06:00, 2019-07-22

Rajasthan Local Bodies Bypoll: Congress Wins 8 Seats, BJP Gets Five The Congress bagged eight seats while the BJP emerged victorious on five in the Rajasthan local bodies bypoll, results of which were declared Wednesday....
22:15, 2019-06-12

TikTok's Growth in India Thanks to Strong Local Network: Forrester TikTok has seen a phenomenal rise in the Indian market owing to a strong local network and giving marketers a platform to reach users in small cities, Forrester claimed....
22:15, 2019-07-04

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with legal immigrants....
15:15, 2019-06-03

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:30, 2019-07-01

Stillman’s local group takes over full ownership of Blues ST. LOUIS (AP) — A group led by St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman now owns 100 percent of the reigning Stanley Cup champions. Stillman on Wednesday announced the purchase of remaining shares of the team from Sports Capital Holdings LLC, which owned the Blues from 2006-2012. The NHL Board of Gove...
22:30, 2019-06-19

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
22:15, 2019-06-02

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati and Seton Hall. The versatile 6-foot-6 Champagnie,...
08:15, 2019-05-30

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Project xCloud demo of Halo 5 nearly indistinguishable from local play Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. After Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference yesterday, we got our first chance to try out Project xCloud, the cloud-based streaming gaming service the company will be launching in October. Video analysis of th...
23:45, 2019-06-10

Portugal provide local cheer as Gonçalo Guedes does for the Netherlands At the final whistle the celebrations from Cristiano Ronaldo were quite restrained compared to the other occasions when he has added another trophy to his personal collection. Two arms raised, but nothing too elaborate. Ronaldo did not even mark the moment by peeling off his top to remind us of the ...
23:45, 2019-06-09

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday....
04:01, 2019-05-24

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
13:30, 2019-06-01

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question. Many news outlets across the U.S. are struggling to su...
06:30, 2019-06-19

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
03:45, 2019-06-19

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
22:45, 2019-06-05

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Your local Abercrombie & Fitch store might be shrinking as part of redesign While Abercrombie & Fitch says it's closing three of its largest stores, it plans to open more, smaller locations and shrink existing shops.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-30

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its scaling back production at its only remaining Chinese...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant groups...
10:30, 2019-07-20

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a motion filed Friday in federal court in Cleveland is...
17:45, 2019-06-14

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage and China looms large....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
17:30, 2019-06-04

Local patient saved with world’s smallest heart pump Doctors at Northwest Medical Center used the world’s smallest heart pump to save a patient. It was the first time the device has been used in the state of Arizona. Earlier this year, Raymond Carr was on the golf course when he started to lose strength in his legs and feel nauseous. The next day, whi...
09:45, 2019-06-18

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
11:01, 2019-05-28

Free local training events for National Stop the Bleed Day TUCSON- National Stop the Bleed Day is this Thursday and the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona partnered with ICSAVE to conduct three free Stop the Bleed training events in Tucson and Oro Valley. ICSAVE said that an average time for someone to bleed out is two to five minutes, while the aver...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities that will run 61 districts across the country for the...
10:15, 2019-06-30

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in which young women suddenly develop the power to release electrical jolts from their fingers, shifti...
15:45, 2019-05-22

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t be bothered to think about potentially life-threatening weather systems when the game is on....
20:30, 2019-05-23

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
00:30, 2019-07-19

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ago, Julia had a brain bleed. Doctors removed half o...
09:30, 2019-05-24

Central Line Mumbai Local Trains To Run As Per Sunday's Timetable Today Mumbai rain: Mumbai local train services, the sub-urban rail services, on the Central Line which connects Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in South Mumbai to suburban districts of Thane,......
14:30, 2019-07-03

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
23:00, 2019-07-19

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals TUCSON – Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge, the only national reading and writing contest in braille devel...
07:45, 2019-06-15

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
23:45, 2019-07-05

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the daily volume of parcel shipments to skyrocket — two trends that, for the foreseeable future, are only going to continue. ...
15:15, 2019-07-06

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
16:45, 2019-05-24

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
12:30, 2019-07-05

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
19:15, 2019-06-14

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
20:15, 2019-06-03

Trump doubles down on expected ICE raid amid pushback from local Dem politicians President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported -- even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation....
17:15, 2019-06-22

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
08:15, 2019-06-06

Nishikori reaches quarters as local favorite Paire loses focus Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
18:45, 2019-06-03

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit last week, as local investors bought beaten-down stocks. ** Traders, however, said sectarian violence still weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied awa...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:00, 2019-07-17

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
00:15, 2019-07-17

Midtown fire destroys local business and damages others shops nearby TUCSON – The fire was so massive, witnesses could see the smoke throughout the city of Tucson. It took fire crews about an hour to get the flames under control. Heavy smoke and flames showing from the roof as crews arrived on the scene. It engulfed a building located in The Lost Barrio Histori...
05:45, 2019-06-01

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
16:15, 2019-07-16

‘When My Son Got Shot Down, I Stood Up.’ Trayvon Martin’s Mom Formally Announces Run for Local Office (MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke to supporters Monday at a small event space tuck...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Hyundai-Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
07:45, 2019-05-28

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
12:15, 2019-05-30

Mumbai Local Trains Impacted By Rains: Check Train Running Status Here Mumbai Local Train Status: The Central Railways has said that Mumbai local trains on Harbour line will be operated between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Bandra, Vashi and Panvel and......
11:45, 2019-07-02

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump....
12:30, 2019-06-22

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries LYON, France (AP) — French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries. The post French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:30, 2019-05-24

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Disney....
15:30, 2019-06-04

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
18:15, 2019-06-04

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
14:15, 2019-07-12

"Local Political Rivalry": Cops On Smriti Irani Aide's Killing In Amethi Three people have been arrested in the murder of a former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, the police said on......
18:15, 2019-05-27

Democrats’ First Target in Their Big Tech Anti-Trust Probe: The Demise of Local Newspapers House lawmakers are kicking off their anti-trust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad anti-trust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for ...
20:00, 2019-06-06

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-06

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate: battle's latest turn 'devastates' local family After the Rapozo family blocked their billionaire-backed cousin from buying land, the tables have suddenly turnedThe March auction was a rare win for the underdog: a group of Hawaiian relatives were able to block their distant cousin from buying up one of four small parcels of land for sale on the i...
04:45, 2019-06-07

Local police have identified the suspected ice cream-licking culprit from viral video Twitter/BlindDensetsu A San Antonio teen was identified by Texas Police as the alleged "Lufkin Licker" — a woman who was filmed reportedly licking a tub of ice cream at a Lufkin Walmart and putting it back in the freezer. The video then went viral. Tampering of consumer product is a second-de...
15:15, 2019-07-06

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
17:30, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-El Salvador rejects Mexican tycoon Slim's bid for local Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover did not meet anti-trust requirements....
22:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. House panel debates giving local news outlets ‘lifeline’ in ad fight Bipartisan U.S. efforts to give news outlets new tools to collectively negotiate with large tech firms collecting the bulk online advertising revenue won support on Tuesday at a U.S. House Committee hearing on the fate of local journalism....
01:30, 2019-06-12

'Nothing cooler': Brooks Koepka hopeful he can deliver Open victory with local knowledge – video Brooks Koepka has said 'there would be nothing cooler' than winning the Open with his caddie Ricky Elliott, who grew up less than a mile from the Royal Portrush.Four-time major winner Koepka added that Elliot, who has caddied for him for the past six years, will be a 'big advantage' during the conte...
00:15, 2019-07-17

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media China's top steelmaking city Tangshan has stepped up anti-pollution measures over July 21 to 31, aiming to meet its air quality targets, a city government-backed newspaper reported on Monday....
04:45, 2019-07-22

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin according to his Instagram account, who commissioned...
05:00, 2019-07-06

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
06:30, 2019-06-05

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Ex-deputy charged with not aiding Florida students in shooting to be released on bond: local media The former Florida sheriff's deputy who was arrested this week after being charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school posted bond on Thursday and could be released any time, local television station WPTV said....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Trail Blazers In Petty Feud With Local Publication Over Powerfully Inane Blog Post If, or more realistically, when the Portland Trail Blazers are eliminated, it will mark the end of the deepest playoff run for the franchise in almost 20 years. They should be focusing on this triumph, and what it portends for the future. Instead, the organization is picking a petty fight with a lo...
15:30, 2019-05-21

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:15, 2019-06-19

Want to See What’s Next for the Economy? Try This. Would you like to know what the health of the economy will be like months ahead of time? This rarely discussed "economic indicator" has a history of serving as a useful guide. See for yourself......
21:45, 2019-07-16

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
17:00, 2019-06-12

High Tax On Luxury Cars Restricting Market, Preventing Local Assembly Of More Models: Jaguar Land Ro The auto industry has been going through a slump in volumes since the past eight months and sales continue to remain disappointing as we move into the ninth month of this de-growth. Luxury carmakers......
17:45, 2019-07-21

The Fed Needs to Be the Adult in the Economy Alongside full employment and stable prices, the Federal Reserve has another, lesser known mandate: to be the adult in the economy, writes Greg Ip. That’s especially true at times like now when events are whipsawed by unpredictable actors at home and abroad....
01:15, 2019-06-13

Circular economy: What goes around comes around Traditional economics has faced troubling questions since the 2008 financial crash, though its "linear" version remains dominant. Now some believe circular economics could, and perhaps should, set us on a new track....
16:15, 2019-05-24

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning on Saturday evening, volunteers will read from the report over 24 hours. Music will play over some of the redacted portions. "The American people paid...
22:01, 2019-06-01

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
10:45, 2019-06-08

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
15:15, 2019-07-17

Is the U.S. economy about to contract? Three charts say maybe not Weak U.S. hiring data led investors to raise bets on Friday the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this year to stave off a recession. Is the U.S. economy really showing signs of rolling over?...
21:45, 2019-06-07

If the Economy Booms, Thank Software A shift has taken place in the economy in recent years: Productivity and growth increasingly flow not from equipment, buildings or hardware, but from instructions, coding and data—in other words, software....
07:45, 2019-05-30

Venezuela gives a rare look at its economy Venezuela's economy is in shambles and the country has plunged into political chaos. The dysfunction is so great that basic economic data has been hard to come by....
06:45, 2019-05-30

Here Is Why Monsoon Is Critical For The Economy India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast average rainfall in 2019, while the country's only private forecaster Skymet has predicted below-normal rainfall....
13:01, 2019-06-19

Fed's Rosengren: Policymakers must do what is 'right' for the U.S. economy Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren on Friday said that he and his fellow policymakers should to do what's "right" for the economy, even if it is not necessarily what financial markets want....
09:45, 2019-07-20

After a decade of expanding economy, are you better off? The economic expansion now is a decade old, but are your finances looking just as good? Here are some ways to check.       ...
13:15, 2019-07-20

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
23:15, 2019-06-27

If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly? Is the economy to blame? Sure. But there’s something else behind the trucking industry’s woes: mismanagementTimes are good right? Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say that most small business owners are doing pretty we...
15:45, 2019-07-21

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize the peninsula....
17:30, 2019-06-21

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshakis reports on a growing trendIn October last year, an American entrepreneur named Eliza Blank raised $5m in venture funding for the Sill, a New York bra...
22:00, 2019-06-30

The Economy Is Strong and Inflation Is Low. That’s What Worries the Fed. The Fed’s struggle to coax inflation to its 2 percent target signals the faltering of a foundational economic relationship. That could create a problem in the next recession....
14:32, 2019-05-21

How to Make Dramatic Forecasts Despite the Economy See why the 5-year rally in Indian stocks was in the cards regardless of India's politics -- and learn why President Modi's recent victory also was hardly a surprise....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Democrats: Prisoners of the past on the economy We are all, to some extent, prisoners of the past. Things that have already happened — or that we remember as having happened — constitute the world that we know. Anything else is a product of imagination....
15:15, 2019-07-11

Fed's Williams: 'The Economy Is in a Good Place' Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams said the economy has dimmed somewhat but remains healthy, in comments that didn’t say what that means for monetary policy....
22:30, 2019-07-11

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% rate in the first three months of the year, but much of that gain was based on temporary factors that will likely fade, leaving growth much slower in the current quarter....
17:30, 2019-05-30

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more than a century, the United States has been the wo...
23:15, 2019-05-27

The Economy Is About to Hit a Record. Trump Says the Fed ‘Blew It.’ President Trump’s central bank criticism comes in defiance of record stock prices and what is poised to be America’s longest period of economic growth....
19:30, 2019-06-27

What are the NEDC fuel economy tests? Tips & advice 4 Jun, 2019 Get up to date with NEDC fuel economy tests, including how they were conducted, what was wrong with them and how they’ve been replaced...
13:15, 2019-06-04

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
00:00, 2019-07-06

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s not clear whether a larger fight can be avoided. I...
15:15, 2019-06-13

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
14:15, 2019-05-24

U.S. Economy Remained Robust in First Quarter U.S. economic growth remained robust in the first quarter, although fresh government data showed less business investment, a decline in corporate profits and muted consumer spending....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have fallen sharply out of sync....
01:30, 2019-07-15

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
00:15, 2019-06-13

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
02:15, 2019-07-17

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese economy. In an interview with Russian media published Wednesday, said strong consumer demand is helping drive growth. He said first quarter GDP growth of 6...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Europe says Spain’s economy is doing better than Germany’s. That’s absurd. The nonsense idea that Spain’s economy doesn’t need any more help is really just an excuse not to help it. Policymakers might be able to convince themselves with statistical games, but voters aren’t easily fooled....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable immigration laws and a good business climate....
21:15, 2019-05-30

An RBA rate cut will not send the economy into a boom: Economist An interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably going to just stem the pace of house price declines, says Adam Boyton of the Business Council of Australia....
11:45, 2019-07-02

As China’s Economy Slows, Why the World Should Care China’s economic growth is sputtering. The official forecast of 6% to 6.5% is the slowest on record, and the 6.2% growth actually reported in the second quarter is the weakest since the government began releasing quarterly data in 1992. The most obvious and recent cause is the trade war with the U.S...
00:30, 2019-07-21

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing that, it risks slipping deeper into junk-level credit ratings and sub-par growth. Much depends on the nation’s costly pension system, the target of th...
08:45, 2019-07-11

ECB's Big Bazooka Is Losing Ammunition as Economy Teeters The European Central Bank has pushed interest rates into negative territory and bought trillions of euros in bonds to sustain the eurozone’s economy. But how much does it have left in the tank?...
15:30, 2019-06-07

Bank of England expects zero growth in UK economy The Bank of England says it now expects zero growth in the UK economy in the second quarter of the year as no-deal Brexit fears and the US-China trade war weigh on demand....
22:30, 2019-06-20

AZ Chamber: Tariffs on Mexico will hurt US economy As President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says consumers will pay the price when purchasing everything from avocados to autos. (May 31)        ...
09:30, 2019-06-01

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade battles with China and Mexico....
17:15, 2019-06-04

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or traveling with nothing but a personal item to stow under our seat. Low cost airlines have charged extra for full-sized carry-on bags for years, and now, the...
14:38, 2019-05-21

UK's Hammond warns of hit to economy from a no-deal Brexit British finance minister Philip Hammond said a no-deal Brexit would leave the country poorer, repeating his warnings to potential successors of Prime Minister Theresa May, some of whom have advocated an abrupt departure from the European Union....
14:32, 2019-05-21

U.S. economy 1st quarter growth adjusted down to 3.1 percent The economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first quarter than first reported, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis saying the real gross domestic product expanded by 3.1 percent instead of 3.2 percent....
19:15, 2019-05-30

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
14:45, 2019-05-21

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates could lead to a $10 increase on a single gallon of gas, according to a new study of the so-called “carbon tax” and the liberal bid to rid vehicles that b...
18:30, 2019-07-12

U.S. Economy Grew at Unrevised 3.1% Rate in First Quarter The pace of U.S. economic growth remained at a strong 3.1% annual rate in the first three months of the year, but a downward revision to consumer spending suggests the momentum could be difficult to maintain....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy and the government as Democrats met on the debate...
19:00, 2019-06-27

The US economy is about to break a record. These 11 charts show why The United States is nearing its longest economic expansion on record, but the recovery was gradual and uneven for many Americans. Here's how far it has come since the Great Recession ended in 2009....
19:30, 2019-06-07

After Record-Long Expansion, Here's What Could Knock the Economy Off Course The U.S. economy has reached a 10-year milestone, and experts see the growth continuing. But looming risks include trade wars, interest-rate mistakes and the ballooning budget deficit....
00:30, 2019-06-04

In India, all eyes on a monsoon that is critical for the economy India's monsoon has progressed more slowly than usual after hitting the southern state of Kerala nearly a week late. Monsoon rains have been 44% lower-than-average so far in June, delaying the sowing of summer-sown crops and raising concerns that parts of the country could face a worsening drought....
12:00, 2019-06-19

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to let it rise again in October, after two delays, despite a wobbly economy and esca...
04:30, 2019-05-23

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German budget chief has admitted, but Britain’s economy, se...
00:45, 2019-06-14

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car production ahead of the original Brexit deadline, according to official figures.According to the Office for National Statistics, gross domestic product (G...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Trump is about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’s reelection efforts....
02:30, 2019-06-18

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blamed Iran for the action and the oil price has risen ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Economy Is Weak, Need Structural Reforms: P Chidambaram The Union Budget 2019-20 does not chalk out a clear roadmap to take India on the path of high economic growth and lacks bold steps and structural reforms, Congress leader P Chidambaram said Thursday......
14:30, 2019-07-11

Trade and the economy have become the new roller coaster for markets Trade could be a big factor for markets in the week ahead, but investors will also be attuned to fresh inflation data and the bond market, which is flashing new worries about the economy....
04:00, 2019-05-25

Factories Throttle Back, Pressuring U.S. Economy Factories have shifted into low gear after a year of record output and big job gains, putting additional pressure on a U.S. economy that already is expected to grow more slowly this year....
17:15, 2019-06-09

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens....
21:15, 2019-07-01

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release an updated estimate of first-quarter growth....
08:45, 2019-05-28

Even criminals are suffering in Venezuela’s failing economy CARACAS, Venezuela — The feared street gangster El Negrito sleeps with a pistol under his pillow and says he’s lost track of his murder count. But despite his hardened demeanor, he’s quick to gripe about how Venezuela’s failing economy is cutting into his profits. Firing a gun has become a luxury. B...
21:00, 2019-05-28

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
19:30, 2019-05-24

U.S. economy beats projections with 224,000 jobs in June The United States added 224,000 jobs during the month of June, beating analysts' expectations by about 60,000, the Labor Department said in its monthly workforce report Friday....
15:45, 2019-07-05

Australia's economy may see a 'significant slowdown' in 2019 Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics says weakness in the Australian economy is coming from a few different fronts, including the consumption sector. However, she also says that modest house price growth could return to Sydney and Melbourne toward the end of 2019, and that could boost consumption....
17:15, 2019-07-09

The Only Thing Worse Than a Dating App Is a Dating App-Run Bar Once upon a time, bars were full of vaguely lonely people clamoring to sleep with and then ghost each other. Then, dating apps came into being, making it much easier for people to ignore each other at the bar, then swipe right later when they popped up on said app, for future ghosting. And now, a da...
10:30, 2019-06-05

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western U.S., this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-17

U.S. retail sales ease fears over economy; rate cut still seen U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment....
21:00, 2019-07-16

US job growth rebounds as economy adds 224,000 jobs in June Economy bounces back after disappointing May figuresModerate wage gains could still encourage Fed to cut ratesUS job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates t...
16:30, 2019-07-05

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revelstoke, British Columbia, for a last-minute meeting ...
08:15, 2019-07-15

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
19:45, 2019-06-27

$5 Trillion Economy "Isn't Coming Out Of Heaven," Says Pranab Mukherjee Former president Pranab Mukherjee said that the foundations of modern India were laid by our founders who firmly believed in a planned economy, as opposed to today, when the Planning Commission has......
04:15, 2019-07-19

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
21:45, 2019-07-12

Pakistan's Economy At "Critical Juncture", Needs Bold Reforms: IMF Pakistan's economy is at a "critical juncture" where it needs an ambitious and bold set of reforms, the International Monetary Fund has said, days after the global lender agreed to give a $6 billion......
20:30, 2019-07-09

The gig economy has made ‘Karens’ of us all – angry and needing the manager. Now The ‘I want to speak to the manager’ meme points to the essential brokenness of modern life: the corporate greed that fostered an I-Want-It-Now cultureA globally viral meme making my heart zing over recent years is the “Can I speak to the manager?” one, in which a generation X white woman called Kar...
15:45, 2019-06-29

OPEC extends oil cut to prop up prices as economy weakens OPEC agreed on Monday to extend oil supply cuts until March 2020, three OPEC sources said, as the group's members overcame their differences in order to prop up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy and soaring U.S. production....
22:15, 2019-07-01

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment,” the president said. “Punishing Americans is never t...
12:00, 2019-07-09

Cramer: We have 'real reason to be worried' about the global economy The weak forecast from BASF "suggests that the global economy might be in rougher shape than that employment number might indicate," Jim Cramer says....
02:45, 2019-07-10

Fed's Powell affirms rate cut view; others see U.S. economy humming As Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell kept the focus Thursday on global risks that could trigger a Fed rate cut in coming weeks, his colleagues from regional Fed districts painted a rosier picture of continued U.S. economic growth and a solid business outlook....
04:00, 2019-07-12

Trump fact check: is the Chinese economy really 'going down the tubes'? The president reckons Beijing will jump at a trade deal because the country’s growthis slowing. Martin Farrer takes a closer lookDonald Trump has claimed ahead of his crunch meeting with Xi Jinping that China’s economy is “going down the tubes” and that Beijing is desperate to do a trade deal to ave...
05:30, 2019-06-28

Economy Week Ahead: CPI From U.S., Europe, China; Other Data This week brings a quieter flow of data following Friday’s all-important jobs report from the U.S. Highlights of the week include June inflation figures from the U.S., China and Europe....
00:15, 2019-07-08

AOC’s top aide admits Green New Deal about the economy, not climate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff recently admitted that the Green New Deal was not conceived as an effort to deal with climate change, but instead a “how-do-you-change-the-entire economy thing” -- a remark likely to fuel Republican claims that the deal is nothing more than a thinly vei...
16:00, 2019-07-12

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday – the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 and now surpasses the previous record expansion set between March 1991 and March 2001 and ended when the dot-co...
19:45, 2019-07-01

India To Consider Security, Economy Before Deciding On Huawei: Report The government will take a call on whether to allow participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the 5G trials based on the country's economic and security interests, according to sources....
06:15, 2019-07-05

India To Become $3 Trillion Economy This Year: Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India will become a $3 trillion economy in the current year itself. "It is now the sixth largest economy... Five years ago it was 11th," the finance minister......
08:00, 2019-07-05

U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep inflation pressures moderate....
21:00, 2019-05-31

Income Tax Bar May Be Raised In Budget To Revive Economy: Report Any tax exemptions will add stimulus to an economy that's slowed sharply this year, with growth reaching a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first three months of the year....
10:15, 2019-06-20

With Mandate From India’s Voters, Modi Must Deliver on Economy Problems like high unemployment, largely ignored during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign, are expected to dominate the agenda for his second term....
11:30, 2019-06-20

Clear Indication Of Economy Losing Traction: Shaktikanta Das Mr Das noted that "growth impulses have clearly weakened", while the headline inflation trajectory is projected to remain below 4 per cent throughout 2019-20 even after considering the expected......
15:45, 2019-06-20

Elizabeth Warren Has Lots of Plans. Together, They Would Remake the Economy. Ms. Warren could face a difficult path to winning over moderates, but by pushing out so many proposals so early, she is forcing her Democratic rivals to play catch-up....
23:00, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Trump says North Korea wants strong economy TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he thinks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is looking to create a nation that has great economic strength. Trump says Kim is a smart man who knows that will not happen if ...
08:45, 2019-05-27

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant...
05:15, 2019-05-26

Apple Inc. says tariffs will reduce economic contribution to U.S. economy Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
23:15, 2019-06-20

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
04:45, 2019-06-05

UK economy slides in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns Britain's economy contracted sharply in April after the biggest fall in car production since records began, as manufacturers were unable to reverse closures planned for when they had expected Britain to leave the EU....
13:30, 2019-06-10

Americans are old and having fewer kids. That's a huge risk to the economy America's population is aging and Millennials are having fewer kids than older generations did. That's a risk to the US economy that is not receiving as much attention as concerns about interest rates, the trade war and corporate earnings....
05:00, 2019-05-29

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
08:00, 2019-06-15

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome of Brexit....
15:30, 2019-06-10

Solid U.S. retail sales offer economy some respite U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quarter....
19:15, 2019-06-14

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to keep interest rates unchanged for a while....
17:15, 2019-05-31

China's Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness Chinese economic data on industrial output and investment published Friday added to evidence of a slowdown that some economists said risks breaching the government’s 6% bottom line for growth, unless there is more stimulus....
15:30, 2019-06-14

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
13:30, 2019-06-14

ECB hints at more stimulus as global economy outlook dims If eurozone inflation stays low, the European Central Bank (ECB) could cut interest rates even further and take other steps to boost it, ECB chief Mario Draghi said. The remark prompted accusations from Donald Trump....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - And Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
12:45, 2019-06-13

"From Economy To Cricket, It Is All Depressing": Pakistan Chief Justice Pakistan's chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa Wednesday lamented that Pakistanis were only hearing "depressing" news these days -- on the state of the economy, politics and even from the cricket field....
23:45, 2019-06-19

Four charts show how much China's economy has changed in 30 years Anyone who wants to understand the new, global assertiveness from Beijing would be well served to look at China's economic transformation since 1989....
09:15, 2019-06-05

The Latest: European Central Bank gives economy more support The European Central Bank has taken action to support the economy in the 19 countries that use the euro, responding to fears about global trade conflicts...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply not the case. These two charts speak for themselves......
14:32, 2019-05-21

US added only 75,000 jobs in May as economy shows signs of slowing Job creation numbers came in below expectations, causing economists to predict that Fed will begin cutting interest ratesGrowth in the US employment market decelerated sharply in May, as the economy added just 75,000 jobs – holding the unemployment rate steady at 3.6%, matching its lowest level sinc...
20:15, 2019-06-07

Weak U.S. employment report casts pall over economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
17:30, 2019-06-07

Brexit Sage: Deflation and the "Generational Weakening" of the U.K. Economy In this interview, EWI's Murray Gunn shows Dana Weeks the evidence of a U.K. property decline -- and explains the big-picture meaning for mood and the larger economy....
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. job growth slows sharply, heightens fears about economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
16:30, 2019-06-07

Putin Aims to Revive the Economy With a Plan. And Pianos. As Russian officials unveil a spending plan aimed at doubling growth in its troubled economy, critics see a $400 billion effort in Soviet-era planning....
22:15, 2019-06-05

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
21:45, 2019-06-07

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
17:00, 2019-05-21

The economy is booming. But are Americans' finances healthier because of it? The U.S. is a month short of the longest economic expansion ever. But a survey of Americans finds their individual financial security is less clear.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-20

World Economy Comes to Grips With Bond-Yield Plunge Investors, companies and central banks are adjusting to the sudden drop in bond yields, which many see as a sign of imminent recession or a long period of sluggish growth....
21:15, 2019-06-23

ECB Officials Warned Eurozone Economy May Not Rebound as Expected European Central Bank officials said at their April policy meeting that the eurozone’s economic soft patch might last longer than expected and underscored a willingness to use all their policy tools to shore up the economy....
16:15, 2019-05-23

WRAPUP 1-Fed policymakers promise response if U.S. economy slows Signs that the economy is losing momentum hung over a Federal Reserve summit for a second straight day as policymakers hinted they would be ready to cut interest rates if the U.S. trade war threatens a decade-long expansion....
17:30, 2019-06-05

Argentine economy needs boost in exports to get out of the recession, says OECD The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is optimistic for the recovery of the Argentine economy, hinging on an increase in exports to strengthen growth....
02:30, 2019-05-22

Eurozone Economy Slows as Demand for Exports Stalls Europe’s economic recovery appears to be stalling amid flagging international demand for its exports, according to a closely-watched business survey that puts fresh pressure on the European Central Bank to act to shore up growth....
02:15, 2019-05-24

Local newspaper thriving in former 'news desert' Waves of layoffs continuing to hit both traditional newspaper chains and digital news startups. Cities and towns so denuded of coverage that they're described as "news deserts ." But then, there's The Berkshire Eagle. (June 19)        ...
00:00, 2019-06-20

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-17

Pelosi: Jobs report shows Trump 'hollowing out our economy' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the May Department of Labor report showing only 75,000 jobs were created “is a disturbing sign that the Administration’s disastrous special interest agenda is hollowing out our economy, fueling instability and jeopardizing the financial security of working families ac...
18:15, 2019-06-07

Thailand's cooling car sales may shift economy into lower gear Efforts by Thailand's central bank to talk down a spike in auto loans amid wider concerns about household debt have sent a chill across the country's car dealers, which are struggling to source finance for new customers....
08:15, 2019-07-11

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
06:15, 2019-06-03

Fox News Poll: Tariffs hurt economy, Trump has gone too far on immigration Fifty-seven percent of voters feel optimistic about the economy. That’s down from 66 percent who felt that way when President Trump was inaugurated in early 2017, and from 63 percent who were optimistic in February. ...
16:45, 2019-06-16

Crude oil prices fall amid fears about global economy Crude oil prices fell on Friday as concerns over the outlook for global economic growth outweighed elevated tensions in the Middle East that could disrupt supply routes and send prices higher....
08:30, 2019-07-05

Decarbonizing UK economy will cost 1 trillion pound, cannot be delayed - Hammond Britain cannot put off reducing greenhouse gas emissions but must be aware that the 1 trillion pound ($1.27 trillion) cost to the economy will limit other desirable public investment, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
15:15, 2019-06-07

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
07:15, 2019-05-29

June jobs report could show whether US economy is weakening or stabilizing Economists have estimated that the government will report that employers added 164,000 jobs in June, according to data provider FactSet.       ...
11:15, 2019-07-05

Japan curbs could drag on, hurt global economy: Moon Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean tech companies could drag on despite diplomatic efforts to end the dispute, South Korea's president said on Wednesday, pledging to help firms to reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
12:45, 2019-07-10

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroeconomic error....
07:00, 2019-06-15

Need To Shift Gears To Become $5-Trillion Economy: Chief Economic Adviser The Economic Survey "departs from traditional thinking by viewing the economy as being either in a virtuous or a vicious cycle, and thus never in equilibrium", Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy......
13:30, 2019-07-04

Graphic: America's economy and wages are cooling but not its female workforce Data released on Friday showed a return to strong job growth in the United States, allaying some fears the U.S. economy is on a short path to recession. But the data also reinforced the view that economic growth is slowing....
18:00, 2019-07-05

China's Economy Slows To 6.2%, Worst Quarterly Expansion In 3 Decades China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world's number-two economy, official......
17:00, 2019-07-15

The South's Economy Is Falling Behind: 'All of a Sudden the Money Stops Flowing' Policies that once drove the region’s growth—relatively low taxes and low wages that attracted factories and blue-collar jobs—have proven inadequate in an economy where the forces of globalization favor cities with concentrations of capital and educated workers....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Markets Rally as Powell Suggests Fed Could Cut Rates if Economy Weakens Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the central bank was “closely monitoring” trade and “as always, we will act as appropriate” to sustain the expansion....
22:30, 2019-06-04

PM Modi's Plan To Tackle Economy, Jobs: 2 New Cabinet Committees Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering a proposal to set up cabinet committees to address the two biggest challenges his government faces - slowing growth and rising unemployment....
17:30, 2019-06-05

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.        ...
12:00, 2019-06-04

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was constructive. ...
19:30, 2019-07-11

Quebec will not invest in Bombardier's regional jet program -economy minister Quebec's economy minister said on Monday his government has ruled out investing in Bombardier Inc's weak-selling regional jet program, which could be sold to Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd....
00:00, 2019-06-11

DOJ Antitrust Chief Stresses Role of Competition in Digital Economy The Justice Department’s top antitrust official said he would act to protect competition in the digital marketplace, his first public remarks since news reports that the department was preparing to investigate Alphabet Inc.’s Google....
21:30, 2019-06-11

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy France’s prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemployment benefits, the pension system and tax cuts for middle-class workers...
17:15, 2019-06-12

Budget A Blueprint For Creating $5 Trillion Economy By 2025: India Inc Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget is "mega investment-oriented" with a blueprint to transform India's economy to reach $5 trillion by 2025, India Inc said on Friday....
03:00, 2019-07-06

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
08:30, 2019-06-13

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Trump tells Pennsylvania voters that trade war has helped economy U.S. President Donald Trump told his supporters in Pennsylvania that his high-stakes trade war with China had strengthened the state's steel industry and jobs....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Italy's ruling parties take aim at economy ministry over mini-BOTs Italy's coalition parties have pushed back against criticism of proposals to issue special government bonds to help pay state debts, highlighting growing tensions within the heart of the cabinet....
16:30, 2019-06-09

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
02:30, 2019-06-01

Trade-war crop rout imperils government's bid to revive economy President Mauricio Macri needs a bumper fall harvest worth more than US$20 billion in export revenue to pick the economy off the floor and give him fuel for a re-election campaign....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Apple warns Trump: Tariffs on the iPhone will hurt the U.S. economy Despite what U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted last month, the tariffs imposed by the U.S. on Chinese imports do not result in China paying one penny to the U.S. Treasury Department. Tariffs are an import tax that U.S. corporations pay and they decide whether to pass along the costs to consumers. ...
09:30, 2019-06-21

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy? A Fed report raises questions Almost 4 in 10 people wouldn't be able to cover a $400 emergency, according to the Federal Reserve report that lays out the everyday concerns that worry U.S. households....
02:45, 2019-05-24

Exclusive: IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy The International Energy Agency (IEA) is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a U.S.-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-19

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-friendly outreach to lure investment and manufactu...
01:45, 2019-05-26

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth outlook.Industrial production in Europe’s largest e...
04:30, 2019-06-08

Cramer: CEOs who I talk to see the economy slowing down and they hope the Fed sees it too "I think there's a deceleration in the economy to the point where the railroads, the airlines, the companies, the lenders are all admitting that there's deceleration," says CNBC's Jim Cramer...
17:45, 2019-06-20

Trump report card: Highs for the economy, lows for immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump more confident of his reelection plans due to the squabbling among Democrats shown in two nights of debates and a strong economy....
01:15, 2019-06-30

Manufacturing in worst decline for six years as economy fears deepen Britain's manufacturing sector suffered its worst month since 2013 in June as it endured a hangover from Brexit stockpiling earlier in the year, according to new figures....
14:30, 2019-07-01

Cuba Ration Lines Grow Tense as Economy Flails Cuba, under economic pressure from U.S. sanctions and Venezuela’s collapse, is experiencing ration lines that recall the grim post-Soviet “special period” of the 1990s. But Cuba’s police state is intact and its government commands the loyalties of many....
14:30, 2019-06-21

Faltering Factories Cast a Dark Cloud Over the Global Economy Factory output is slowing in a number of key economies, darkening the outlook for the global economy and increasing the likelihood that leading central banks will respond with fresh stimulus....
17:15, 2019-06-21

Malawi leader vows to lift economy as protests continue Malawi's economy will grow 5% in 2019, President Peter Mutharika promised on Friday, in a state of the nation address boycotted by the opposition who again clashed with police in more protests against a recent vote....
21:45, 2019-06-21

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides slapping fresh tariffs on the other’s goods....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Brazil's economy is expected to recover in Q2 - central bank chief Brazil's economy is expected to recover in the second quarter of this year after contracting in the first, thereby avoiding technical recession, central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto said on Tuesday....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Dutch PM says China has stuck to climate goals despite economy, trade war China has stuck to its climate change goals even with a slowing economy - the world's second largest - and a trade war with the United States, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan....
10:00, 2019-06-23

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in order for the world to survive an environmental crisis and widening social divides.The environmentalist...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Economy Week Ahead: Home Sales, Eurozone Manufacturing The U.S. will see fresh data on existing-home sales, durable-goods orders and gross domestic product. The eurozone will publish new manufacturing numbers at a time of slowing global growth....
05:00, 2019-07-22

Factbox: U.S. plan for Palestinian economy envisions $50 billion investment White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is to formally unveil the first part of his Middle East peace plan during a Bahrain conference next week, outlining a path for development of the fragile economies of the Palestinian territories and three neighboring Arab countries....
16:30, 2019-06-22

Trump's China trade war risks damaging US economy, says OECD Intensification of tariff dispute also likely to knock almost $600bn off world economyDonald Trump has been warned by the west’s most influential economics thinktank that further escalation of the US-China trade war would unleash significant damage for the American economy, as well as the rest of th...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Central Bank Releases Data on Dire Economy Venezuela’s economy contracted 19.2% in the first nine months of 2018 from the year-earlier period, as private consumption fell sharply and inflation soared in the crisis-racked nation, Venezuela’s central bank said....
12:15, 2019-05-29

Technology drives Singapore's ranking as most competitive economy, knocking off US Advanced technological infrastructure and favourable immigration laws are amongst key factors that helped propel Singapore to pole position this year as the world's most competitive economy, toppling the US economy, which was dragged down by weaker hi-tech exports....
16:45, 2019-05-29

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do business with the hardline regime – the world’s second-most populous country has found itself in the middle of an energy crossfire. But what started as a poi...
21:30, 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
15:45, 2019-07-03

Canadian economy up a measly 0.4% in Q1, but March data show promise The last three months of 2018 and first three months of 2019 were the weakest six-month stretch since 2015. But economists see signs of a pick-up in March....
16:30, 2019-05-31

Stocks rise slightly, but trade and economy worries persist Stocks rose on Thursday, regaining some of the losses from the previous session, but the market's gains were kept in check as worries over the global economy and trade lingered....
22:15, 2019-05-30